RIAM Teacher, John Beckett, remembered in new documentary on RTÉ Lyric fm.

A documentary tribute to one of Ireland’s finest performers and interpreters of early music will air on RTÉ Lyric fm on Friday, 24th June. The programme is presented and produced by Úna Hunt.

John Beckett was a harpsichordist, multi-instrumentalist, conductor, composer, broadcaster and teacher who introduced the Dublin public to Bach’s Cantatas and exerted a unique influence on the development of period-performance style. Contributors to the programme include Charles Gannon, author of a new biography on John Beckett, Lindsay Armstrong, Andrew and Jenny Robinson, Nicholas Anderson, and Honor O Brolchain.

The documentary airs on Lyric Feature, RTÉ lyric fm, Friday 24 June 2016, 7-8 pm.

After broadcast, the programme will be available on the RTÉ archive.