Thursday - Sarah Walker
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Arne Overtures - Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage: CHANDOS CHAN 0722
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the Kuijken brothers. Hear them in music by Pergolesi (La Serva Padrona) and Platti (Sonata in G major, Op.3).
This week one of the key features from Olympiads of the ancient world is re-created in London's Southbank Centre. Poetry Parnassus, the largest poetry festival ever staged in the UK, will bring together poets and spoken-word artists from all over the world, with all 204 competing Olympic nations represented. Sarah Walker's guest this week is Britain's representative, Jo Shapcott.
Mozart: Requiem, K.626
Barbara Bonney (soprano)
Anne Sofie von Otter (contralto)
Hans Peter Blochwitz (tenor)
Willard White (bass)