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Chris de Souza

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Chris joined the BBC Radio London in 1975, and produced the soundtrack for HM The Queen’s Silver Jubilee Celebrations fireworks displays, broadcast around the world. He presented Radio London's arts programme Look Stop Listen. He devised the Liszt Festival of London, editing and directing the first modern performance of Liszt's opera Don Sanche. He joined Radio 3, was the producer for the Proms, and as a presenter his programme, Tuning Up, won a Silver Medal at the New York Radio Festival. Chris has also presented on TV, BBC World Service, presents classical channels for many airlines, and appears as narrator in works like Peter and the Wolf, and Carnival of the Animals of which he performed his own version in the presence of HRH Princess Alexandra.

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