Music to my Ears: Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani

Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani talks to BBC Music Magazine editor Oliver Condy about his favourite music, a symphonic discovery and the single piece of music he couldn’t live without…

Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani on BBC Music Magazine Podcast Music to my Ears

BBC Music Magazine editor Oliver Condy travelled to Bath to meet the world-renowned harpsichordist, fresh from a superb recital with recorder player Michaela Petri at the Bath Bachfest back in February.

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Wandering through Bath’s Georgian centre past the Royal Crescent and around its parks, Mahan shared his musical passions and discoveries with us. His new album on Hyperion, Musiques, features the music of Henry Cowell, Gavin Bryars, Kaija Saariaho and is out in July.

This podcast was recorded before the Coronavirus lockdown.

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