Friday - Sarah Walker
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Grieg Lyric Pieces performed by Leif Ove Andsnes on Grieg's piano at Troldhaugen EMI 5 57296 2
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the Belgian countertenor and conductor, Rene Jacobs
In the week the Olympics begins, this week Sarah's guest is the sportsman and writer Ed Smith.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Beethoven: 15 Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme ('Eroica Variations'), op.35
Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
DG 479 0014.