Yorkshire-born Hannah French is a musical butterfly: a broadcaster and academic, a public speaker and educator, and a baroque flautist.

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BBC RADIO 3  -  08 NOVEMBER
SUNDAY FEATURE

As part of the BBC's focus on disability this month, marking the 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act, Radio 3 presenter Hannah French reveals some of the problems she has encountered as a musician living with one of those often "hidden" disabilities - chronic pain.

BBC RADIO 3  -  08 NOVEMBER
THE EARLY MUSIC SHOW

Pain, a near-universal experience in many ways – from toothache and physical agony, to lovelorn loss, and searing grief. Hannah explores musical depictions of pain from composers such as William Cornysh, Claudio Monteverdi, Thomas Crecquillon, Purcell, Biber and Handel.

Concert Hall

BBC RADIO 3  -  11 NOVEMBER
AFTERNOON CONCERT