Tuesday - Sarah Walker
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Alison Balsom playing arrangements of Bach: EMI 5 58047 2
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy in Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestral version, arr. Ashkenazy).
The Essential Classics guest is the novelist Mavis Cheek who introduces her essential pieces of classical music. Today she talks about pieces she finds particularly moving, and reveals which piece first stimulated her interest in classical music.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Piano Sonata in B flat, D960
Andras Schiff (piano)
Decca 478 3018.