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Join Sarah Walker for a live edition of Radio 3’s popular Sunday Morning programme. She’ll be playing a wide range of music including this week’s relaxing “Sunday Escape” and she’ll be joined at Sage Gateshead by the saxophonist and composer Tim Garland. Tim will be sharing his experiences of the Free Thinking Festival theme of the One and the Many: as the former composer in residence at Newcastle University’s International Centre for Music Studies, as saxophone soloist in both classical and jazz concerti and as a leading player in the many ensembles led by jazz pianist Chick Corea.
Sarah Walker is the presenter of Sunday Morning on BBC Radio 3, having previously presented Essential Classics for several years. She studied music at Royal Holloway College and Reading University, where she specialised in performance. Since then she has worked as a broadcaster, pianist and teacher. Sarah has a strong interest in contemporary music and in 1995 completed a PhD on the subject of English experimental music.
Welcome to the Free Thinking Festival from BBC Radio 3. All weekend here at Sage Gateshead we’re gathering together a throng of talented individuals to wrestle, debate and celebrate the theme of this year’s festival: The One and the Many. Whether it’s the impact of social media,...