Tuesday - Sarah Walker
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Treasures of Christ Church: The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford, Stephen Darlington (director of music) AVIE AV2215
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, oboist Heinz Holliger. Hear him in oboe concertos by Benjamin and Bellini, as well as Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante K.279
The Essential Classics guest is Guardian columnist Michele Hanson, who introduces her essential pieces. Today she talks about the first recording she ever bought, and reveals her favourite composer and work.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Piano Concerto No.5 'Egyptian'
Stephen Hough (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)