Friday - 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 concertos by Albinoni (Op. 7 No. 9), Telemann (concerto in C minor) and Strauss.
The Essential Classics guest is Guardian columnist Michele Hanson, who introduces her essential pieces. Today she reveals what music makes her feel glad to be alive, and Sarah acts as Michele's personal shopper, with a mystery piece she hopes she will like.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam
Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)
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