Alex James's Date Night - 5 July 2014
In the first show of his new series, Alex James looks at the 5-11 July in music history
In this, the first show in his brand new series, Alex James
turns the spotlight on the coming week and what happened on those dates in classical music in history.
This week there's the birth of Australian composer and pianist Percy Grainger to celebrate.
And why, Alex asks, did Wagner
find himself on the run on 9 July 1839?