The Essay | Reading the First Folio; Sir Richard Eyre on King Lear
In the first essay in Reading the First Folio, celebrated director Richard Eyre chooses 'Lear's simple, humane, humble, loving, gentle words' from Act 5, Scene 3 of the play.Tweet
Composer of the Week | Berlioz and Shakespeare: What might have been
Old age brings some bitter blows, but Berlioz finds lightness and laughter in his final work. With Donald Macleod.
Composer of the Week | Berlioz and Shakespeare: Heroes and Devils
Donald Macleod explores more of Berlioz's ambitious experiments in musical storytelling, including an opera based on Virgil's tales of the Trojan War that he'd loved as a child.