Keira Knightley on the Culture Club

Keira Knightley on classical music

It's Rachmaninov and Elgar for the actress's iPod.


Wynne Evans - sitting in for Charlotte - meets Hollywood star Keira Knightley.

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Tenor and broadcaster Wynne Evans - sitting in for Charlotte Green - is joined this week by the film star Keira Knightley.

She talks to Wynne about her latest film, Begin Again, what he might find on her iPod - including some classical choices - and what it was like to be taught the guitar by her rock star husband.  

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 Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Wynne Evans, Keira Knightley and Nicola Benedetti

Wynne also chats to the best-selling cookery writer Annabel Karmel about her classical music career and what inspired her to move into the world of nutrition and baby food.

And Classic FM's More Music Breakfast presenter Tim Lihoreau meets violinist Nicola Benedetti to find out more about her latest album, Homecoming: A Scottish Fantasy. He also asks her about her efforts to increase the provision of music education, her place in music and the influence of her parents.

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Nicola Benedetti on her place in music

The star violinist talks about the challenge of balancing the need to expand the repertoire with the interests of the audience.


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