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Wednesday - Sarah Walker

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Poulenc chamber music from Pascal Roge and friends: DECCA 4757097

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the instrumentalist, composer and conductor Jordi Savall.

In the week of the Chelsea Flower Show, Sarah's guest is the award-winning landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith. Tom Stuart-Smith was a child chorister and plays the violin, so music has always been a passion for him. His favourite composers range from Bach to Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Verdi, Wagner, Messiaen and Schoenberg.

Sarah's Essential Choice

Vivaldi: Gloria.
Teresa Berganza (mezzo soprano)
Lucia Valentini-Terrani (alto)
New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra
Riccardo Muti (conductor)
EMI 567002.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Wed 23 May 2012 09:00

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