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Classical or Romantic?

presented by Sarah Walker

Sarah is joined by Tom Service for Schubert Lab, followed by a mini Lieder recital by Christa Ludwig

1030 Sarah's guest today is arts executive Sir John Tusa, who has chosen recordings which remind him of Schubert's music that he heard at particularly memorable concerts: two singers in song recitals, Peter Pears (accompanied by Benjamin Britten) and the recently-retired Thomas Quasthoff, and the pianist Andras Schiff.

Piano Sonata in C, D840 (Reliquie)
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

11.30 Today's Lieder advocate introduces some of their favourite Schubert recordings.

3 hours

Last on

Thu 29 Mar 2012 09:00

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Guest Choices

Hear the classical music chosen by our guests in full via the BBC Playlister

Essential Choices on BBC Playlister - archive.

Essential Choices Promo

Explore the Essential Choices via BBC Playlister as chosen by Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker.

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