Thursday - 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 Mendelssohn (Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra in D minor) and Arvo Part (Fratres)
The Essential Classics guest is the actress and author Sheila Hancock who introduces her essential pieces of classical music.
Rob's Essential Choice
Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Moscow Chamber Orchestra & Bath Festival Orchestra
Rudolf Barshai (conductor)