Joan Bakewell talks to Jamie Crick

The much-loved broadcaster Dame Joan Bakewell answers Jamie Crick's questions about her new series 'Lovers' on Classic FM, which looks at the love lives of some of our greatest composers and performers.

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Joan talks about the inspiration for the new show and the great connection between music and emotions, in particular those between the world's most famous composers, conductors and performers and the extraordinary love lives they had.

Without giving too much away, Joan highlights some great and scandalous stories in the series including one composer's unusual menage a trois living arrangements, Janáček's unrequited love for an older woman and the incredible chemistry between some of the classical world's most famous married couples.

Watch the full interview below and then tune into Joan Bakewell’s Lovers, starting on Sunday 15th April, from 9pm to 10pm to find out more.


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Dame Joan Bakewell presents our brand new series - 'Lovers' - exploring some of the passionate, intriguing and often bizarre love lives of classical music’s great composers and performers.