Episode

Arts and Ideas

BBC Radio 3

Society & Culture, Places & Travel

Chart Positions

Society & Culture 167
Places & Travel 6

The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

Website

Free Thinking - Must The Arts Be Relevant?

December 10th, 2015

Episode 1077 of 1219 episodes

Matthew Sweet chairs the British Academy of Song Writers, Composers and Authors debate about relevance and the contemporary across art forms. He is joined by Mark Baldwin Artistic Director of Rambert Dance Company, Catherine Wood curator at Tate, Jennifer Walshe composer and vocalist, Vayu Naidu storyteller and Sarah Kent art critic and performer. Recorded in front of an audience at the studios of Rambert on London's South Bank. Part of BBC Radio 3's coverage of the BASCA awards which you can hear broadcast on Saturday's Hear and Now. Producer: Torquil MacLeod.

Featured Podcast

Listen