Friday - Sarah Walker
A selection of must-hear music including the Essential CD of the Week: British Wind Band Classics - Wind Music by Holst and Vaughan Williams. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, Timothy Reynish. CHANDOS CHAN 9697.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, Angela Hewitt. Today she performs works by two of the finest keyboard exponents from the Baroque: Couperin (Les Folies francoises, ou Les Dominos) and Bach (French Suite No. 6 in E major BWV 817).
The Essential Classics guest this week is Julian Rhind-Tutt, best known as Dr "Mac" McCartney in the comedy TV series "Green Wing". On his final day as this week's guest, Julian shares some of his musical choices, and Sarah acts as his personal shopper, picking out a piece she hopes he will enjoy.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Fiona James (soprano)
Ian Bostridge (tenor)
Henry Herford (bass)
Stefan Sanderling (conductor)