Interview / Performance
with host Jon Tolansky
“Life & Career” Radio Profile
27 minutes, with performance excerpts
Jon Tolansky specialises in making documentary features on composers and performers for international radio organisations and recording companies. He has pioneered the first sets of CD series featuring documentary profiles, in which he has personally recorded artists such as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Luciano Pavarotti, Mstislav Rostropovich, Dame Joan Sutherland, Mirella Freni, Angela Gheorghiu, Carlo Maria Giulini, Marilyn Horne, Yevgeni Kissin, and Jon Vickers discussing their lives, careers and musical repertoire. Jon is formerly a musician at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He is in frequent demand as a lecturer and speaker and was born in London where he currently resides.