World War 1
The war to end all wars
The Paris Peace Conference 1919 – The Paris Peace Conference of 1919, held just months after the end of WWI, gathered together the leaders of the world. Their task: to redraw the world map and create a peace that would last forever. While it clearly failed in its second task, 100 years on we still live in a world created at that conference. Rear Vision re-examines the Paris Conference and the Treaty of Versailles.
Steven Isserlis – Steven Isserlis talks about Shostakovich’s manic first cello concerto, the ‘holiday cello’ played in the WW1 trenches.