Good Listening


Season 3 Episode 3

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In this episode of Good Listening, Cyrus Meher-Homji explores how great melodies can come from anywhere – doomed heroes, tree-worship, whistling gardeners, or even reggae given a makeover by the cello.

Season 3 Episode 2

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Presented by Cyrus Meher-Homji, Good Listening is a series focusing on all that’s buzzing in the recorded world of classical music as well as new trends in the business of classical music.

Season 3 Episode 1

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Three divas grace this episode of Good Listening: actress Miriam Margolyes, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli.
Episodes 2017

Season 2 Episode 12

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From the oldest known choir in history, that of the Sistine Chapel, to the best-selling classical boyband, Sol3 Mio, this episode of Good Listening has a seasonal flavour.

Season 2 Episode 11

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The 'main course' on a recording is great, but what about the accompaniments, the 'side dishes'? Cyrus Meher-Homji explores the art of the coupling, and there’s also Gregory Porter’s soulful tribute to Nat King Cole.

Season 2 Episode 10

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Benny Andersson of ABBA makes an album for Deutsche Grammophon, Aled Jones reimagines his greatest hit, and meet a trio of pianists from Australia, Russia and Sweden. Presented by Cyrus Meher-Homji.

Season 2 Episode 9

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Good listening brings you Game of Thrones chatter, introduces an exciting new cellist and celebrates Vladimir Ashkenazy's 80th birthday. Presented by Cyrus Meher-Homji.

Season 2 Episode 8

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Cyrus Meher-Homji provides an operatic skew in this program - an explosive Donizettian love-triangle, through the piano music of Chopin who brought operatic ardour to the concert platform, and an exploration of the world of the composer Wagner.

July 11, 2017

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It wasn’t so long ago that Frozen broke all box office records. But who were the real musicians behind that success? Discover their voices, and those of Russian soprano Julia Lezhneva who rediscovers the forgotten composer Graun, and the duetists Michael Ball and Alfie Boe who broke another sort of record by selling 600,000 of their album last year in this episode of Good Listening.

Season 2 Episode 2

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Two very different kinds of violinists, Andre Rieu and Lisa Batiashivili, bring their own unique styles, and Cyrus Meher-Homji introduces 2015’s best-selling classical artist, the pianist Seong-Jin Cho.