Thursday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite. Satie: Je te veux. Svendsen: Norwegian Artists' Carnival. Debussy, orch. Adams: Le balcon. Brahms: Serenade No 1 in D.
Sarah Walker spends the week hearing music-making from the musicians of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. Today, we hear them as members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, a professional touring chamber orchestra founded by Claudio Abbado in 1997 and made up of former members of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. At 11am, they perform Brahms' First Serenade. Also on the show, carnival music from Svendsen and Tchaikovsky, and there's our regular brainteaser.