Marie-Nicole Lemieux, the charismatic Canadian contralto
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Today’s guest has established herself as one of the finest contraltos singing on the classical music stage, performing with some of the world's best orchestras and operas. Marie-Nicole Lemieux joins Jade Barker on set to talk about being cast as men due to her deep and rich voice, this as she’s set to take to the stage again here in Paris at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées.
Also on the show: a viola to the tune of over 30 million euros? A rare Stradivarius is set to break records when it goes under the hammer later this year, but some are questioning its worth.
And listening to the sounds of the streets: we take a look at a new initiative from the Mayor of London to make life easier for the city's buskers.