Playing: Symphony No.9 in C major 'The Great' (D.944) by Franz Peter Schubert
BBC Radio 3
Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Monday - Rob Cowan

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Samson Francois playing piano music by Debussy and Ravel.EMI 5859902

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, violinist and conductor Gidon Kremer in music by Beethoven (Violin Sonata No.4 in A minor Op.23) and Franz Waxman ('Auld Lang Syne' Variations)

The Essential Classics guest is the actress and author Sheila Hancock who introduces her essential pieces of classical music.

Rob's Essential Choice

Mahler: Symphony No.8 in E flat major
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

3 hours

Last on

Mon 28 Nov 2011 09:00

Read the Essential Classics blog

a typewriter

Explore the world of Essential Classics and find out what's coming up in our weekly blog.

Essential Choices on BBC Playlister

Essential Choices on BBC Playlister

Explore the Essential Choices via BBC Playlister as chosen by Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss