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Friday - Rob Cowan

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Live CSOR 901 1103

A daily brainteaser, and performances by the Artist of the Week, violinist Ida Haendel.

Rob Cowan's guest this week is the Geoffrey Robertson QC. Founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers, Geoffrey Robertson serves as a Master of the Bench at the Middle Temple, a recorder, and visiting professor at Queen Mary, University of London. He is a 'distinguished jurist' member of the United Nations Justice Council, having served as the first President of the Special Court in Sierra Leone and He has argued many landmark cases in media, constitutional and criminal law in the European Court of Human Rights, the House of Lords, the Privy Council and Commonwealth courts.

The Story of Music in 50 Pieces
No. 39: Dvorak: Symphony No.9 (From the New World).

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Fri 22 Feb 2013 09:00

Music in Time – The Romantic Collection

Music in Time – The Romantic Collection

Putting pieces of music in their historical context.

Music in Time – The Modern Collection

Music in Time – The Modern Collection

Masterworks of modern music.

It's time to Get Playing

David Baddiel

Find details and join David Baddiel in the Last Night of the Proms Virtual Orchestra.

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Hear the classical music chosen by our guests on the BBC Music website