Manage episode 282395146 series 63543
It doesn't usually snow in Madrid. But this year is different, and Madrid has been blanketed in white by the largest snowstorm to hit the city--and other parts of the country--in some 50 years. After talking about this snowy weather and listening to a few versions of one of the most famous songs ever to deal with snow and snowing, Amy Egan tells Justin Coe about her visit to a large exhibition currently running at Madrid's Prado Museum under the title "Uninvited Guests. Episodes on Women, Ideology and the Visual Arts in Spain (1833-1931)." Today's program also features two concertos from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" as performed by Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante: "Winter" (of course), and "Spring.