VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day the world woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
Composer and conductor Vittorio Gui was born in Rome on 14 September 1885. He conducted much opera. He was assistant to Toscanini in Milan in the 20s, and first appeared at Glyndebourne in 1952. He is also remembered for revivals of little-known Rossini operas. He died in Florence on 17 October 1975.