Dame Kiri Te Kanawa returns with a new six-part series devoted to classical music. This edition travels to Italy for a Neapolitan song sung by Pavarotti and to a Venetian church for music by Vivaldi. There is also a vintage recording of Toscanini conducting Verdi's La Traviata. Te Kanawa and tenor Alfredo Kraus also perform a piece from this opera.
Producer Declan McGovern
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Lyricist Don Black continues a series on the life of composer and pianist Jule Styne , the east Londoner who influenced American musical theatre with a string of Broadway hits, including Gypsy, Funny Girl and Hallelujah Baby. This segment looks at the discovery of Doris Day and the hit show Gentlemen Prefer
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