Famous people discuss music that has meant the most to them in their lives, with OSJ playing arrangements of their choice of music live in the concert hall.
Libby Purves, journalist and critic, is interviewed by Paul Blezard about her life and musical influences.
Excerpts from a selection of:
Handel an aria from the Messiah
Mozart ‘Voi che sapete’ from Figaro
Verdi ‘Pace’ aria from Forza del Destino
Linden Lea (traditional)
Haydn Creation ‘Nun Beut Die Flur das Frische Grun’
‘The Fields of Athenry’ Irish folksong
‘Parting Glass’ Scottish folksong
Orchestra of St John’s
John Lubbock conductor
Tickets £16 (£14) available from Wigmore Hall box office
tel: 020 7935 2141 website: My Music at Wigmore Hall