February – April 2022.
Interviews include Carlos Acosta, Joyce DiDonato, Hofesh Shechter and Harper Waters.
Episode 1: Carlos Acosta
Broadcast: 23 February 2022 Carlos Acosta has an electric connection to audiences – a combination of elegance, fire and rare charisma. Starting life in one…Read more
Episode 2: Joyce DiDonato
Broadcast date: 2 March 2022 The American mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato has won deserved acclaim in the world's great opera houses – in Rossini, Handel…Read more
Episode 3: Barbara Peters
Broadcast date: 9 March 2022 Barbara Peters, a life-enhancing RAD teacher from Yorkshire, has been teaching for over 60 years. She has travelled the world…Read more
Episode 4: Kathryn Morgan
Broadcast date: 16 March 2022 With American ballerina Kathryn Morgan we cover some challenging subject matter – Kathryn's journey through dance has clearly brought her…Read more
Episode 5: Hofesh Shechter
Broadcast date: 23 March 2022 Twenty years ago, in the early hours of new year's day, a young artist tumbled off the Eurostar, ready to…Read more
Episode 6: Jordan Thomas
Broadcast date: 30 March 2022 On Why Dance Matters we enjoy meeting people whose work isn't obviously connected to dance. As a teenager in California,…Read more
Episode 7: Harper Watters
Broadcast date: 6 April 2022 Harper Watters is a highly accomplished dancer with Houston Ballet – but that's not what got him noticed on social…Read more