Alison Balsom and Ray Chen on the Culture Club

Two great musical virtuosi are Charlotte's guests this week.

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This week, Charlotte was joined by two talented soloists, the violinist Ray Chen and the trumpeter Alison Balsom

The Taiwanese-Australian violinist Chen was the first prize winner in the 2008 International Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition and the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Music Competition. He discusses his new role as one of the judges of the Menuhin. 

And Alison Balsom tells Charlotte about her current tour with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and her upcoming projects, including a performance at this year’s Bristol Proms.

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