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Private Passions


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Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is publisher Tom Rosenthal who, in the course of a successful and distinguished career, has fostered the talents of an illustrious list of authors including Doris Lessing , Tom Sharpe and John le Carre. He was also responsible for commissioning David Cairns 's biography of Berlioz. Tom Rosenthal is a great opera lover, and his choices include excerpts from operas by Beethoven (Fidelio), Berlioz (Les Troyens),
Britten (Peter Grimes ), Tchaikovsky (The Queen of Spades) and Verdi (Otello). He also chooses works by Bach, Janacek, Richard Strauss and Manuel de Falla.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Tom Rosenthal
Unknown: Doris Lessing
Unknown: Tom Sharpe
Unknown: David Cairns
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Producer: Wendy Thompson

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