Monday - Rob Cowan
Rob Cowan shares great music and performances.
A selection of must-hear music including the Essential CD of the Week: Violin Romances, Arthur Grumiaux.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, Christopher Hogwood: Bach (Concerto in C minor, BWV1060), Handel (Concerto grosso op.6/3), Susato (Allemaigne & Recoupe). Also in this hour, Satie's Gymnopedies from Pascal Roge.
The Essential Classics guest is Marcus du Sautoy, the current professor Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science. Today he introduces the first piece he remembers hearing, and music he used to play himself.
Rob's Essential Choice
London Symphony Orchestra
Igor Markevitch (composer).