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Thursday - Rob Cowan

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Paavo Berglund - The Bournemouth Years and at 9.30 our brainteaser: Who am I?

Artist of the Week: Brigitte Fassbaender

Rob's guest this week is the stage and screen actress, Penelope Wilton. Currently appearing on our screens as Isobel Crawley in Downton Abbey, Penelope is also well known for her film appearances including Cry Freedom, where she played the South African anti-apartheid activist Wendy Woods, and The History Boys. In 2004 in she was made OBE for her services to drama.

Rob's Essential Choice
String Quartet in G, D887
Belcea Quartet.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Thu 31 Oct 2013 09:00

Who am I?

I am the composer Alexander Borodin.

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.

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

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