Wednesday - 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 Bach (Violin Sonata No.2 in A minor BWV1003) and Piazzolla (Tango Ballet)
The Essential Classics guest is the actress and author Sheila Hancock who introduces her essential pieces of classical music.
Rob's Essential Choice
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
London Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin Britten (conductor)