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Our BBC Radio 4 programme, Pepys the Musician, exploring the post-diary musical life of Samuel Pepys, features the work of Dionysios on the manuscripts of Pepys’ household musician Cesare Morelli. Here he shares his story of how the documentary came to be and his thoughts about working with Overtone.   Making ‘Pepys the Musician’ Best…

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Thank you….. to everyone who got in touch about our series, Unforgettable on BBC Radio 4. “One of the most original and exciting ideas I’ve heard. Thank you Overtone” “Unforgettable. Pace, tone and the spaces in between. Beautiful” “Brilliant, & yes, #Unforgettable. Can’t wait 4 more”

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Thank you to everybody who emailed such positive comments about our concert of music commissioned by Samuel Pepys.  “Excellent!”, “Wonderfully performed.” , “Fascinating”, “Absolutely superb.” Just some of the messages in our inbox the morning after. Listen here to one of the pieces recorded on the night                      …

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  We are delighted to announce a new exciting development for Overtone Productions. As part of our upcoming programme for BBC Radio 4, we are putting on a concert of music written for Samuel Pepys by composer Cesare Morelli, performed again for the first time since Pepys would have played and sung it nearly 300…

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Producer Adam Fowler and Academic Andrey Levitskiy are in Russia right now, recording a programme about religion during the Russian Revolution for BBC World Service. Watch out for A New Church for the Red State, presented by former BBC Moscow correspondent and Religious Affairs correspondent, Caroline Wyatt. The programme will be broadcast in 2017 around the…

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These are exciting times for Overtone. Not only are we expanding and developing new areas of audio productiion, we are also working on fantastic new programmes. We have implemented a new section under our Programmes page, called Upcoming Programmes, where you can, from now on, have a sneak preview of what’s cooking at the Overtone headquarters. To name…

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