Baroque at the Edge podcast station

For 2021, Baroque at the Edge has created its very own podcast station, offering soundscapes, news, and glimpses behind the scenes, presented by BBC Radio 3’s Fiona Talkington.

Sign up to the Baroque at the Edge newsletter, and every few days a new podcast will pop into your inbox. Here's what to expect ...

Monday 28 December 2020
What is Baroque at the Edge?

Fiona Talkington discusses the idea of the festival with Artistic Director Lindsay Kemp, who suggests his own personal Baroque at the Edge playlist.

Thursday 31 December 2020
Sounds of the Edge 1

Spend time with some of the musicians appearing at this year’s festival as they introduce listeners to the special sounds and capabilities of their instruments.

Monday 4 January 2021
Sounds of the Edge 2

An atmospheric soundscape from the Baroque at the Edge recording sessions at LSO St Luke’s.

 Thursday 7 January 2021

The Clerkenwell Ballad Walk

Explore the streets surrounding LSO St Luke’s with singer Vivien Ellis and historian Dafydd Wyn Phillips, in a virtual tour lent musical colour by some of the popular ballads of years gone by.

Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 January 2021
Today at the Edge

A daily morning preview programme, presented by Fiona Talkington.



About Baroque at the Edge

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Imagine if Vivaldi was a folk-fiddler, Purcell a protest-singer, or Bach a techno-geek ...  Baroque at the Edge invites leading musicians from all genres to take the music of the Baroque and see where it leads them.

No rules, no boundaries – just Baroque music set loose.

What's on? See the full programme.


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