Friday - Rob Cowan
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: All Shall Be Well: Exultate Singers, David Ogden - NAXOS 8.57276.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Adrian Boult.
This week Britain celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, only the second British monarch to celebrate 60 years on the throne. Rob Cowan's guest is the historian Lord Hennessy, who since 1992 has been Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London. He shares his essential pieces of classical music.
Rob's Essential Choice
Symphony No. 1 in A flat major Op. 55
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Adrian Boult (conductor)
ICA ICAC 5063.