Welcome to Musica Viva's online pre-concert talks!

Listen to a series of experts go in depth through the musical background of some of the world’s most renowned artists. Explore the thought process behind the creation of several of the most recognisable pieces of music in history. These talks also involve detailed analysis of specific parts of the relevant compositions. The parts chosen in these talks have been purposefully selected by our experts for their importance and appeal and will also be accompanied by the musical score itself so you can follow their examination with greater ease.

Choose from the concert below and listen to the pre-concert talk in your own time prior to the concert.