Friday - 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, who today feature in Haydn's Symphony No. 85 'La Reine'.
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.
Copland: Billy the Kid Suite.
San Francisco Symphony,
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor).
RCA 09026 63511-2.