Wednesday - Rob Cowan
With Rob Cowan. Including Artist of the Week: Viktoria Mullova (violin) in Bach: Partita No 3; Rick Stein; Rob's Essential Choice: Sibelius: The Tempest (excerpts).
Rob Cowan shares great music and performances, with the Essential CD of the Week, Artist of the Week, and guest, Rick Stein introducing his essential pieces of classical music.
A selection of must-hear music including the Essential CD of the Week: Sir Thomas Beecham French Music - EMI 909932-2.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, violinist Viktoria Mullova: Bach (Partita No.3 in E, BWV1006); Brahms (Violin Sonata No.1 in G, Op.78).
As part of British Food Fortnight, the Essential Classics guest is restaurateur and chef Rick Stein. Today he introduces a piece that reminds him of a particular place and music which he listens to while travelling.
Rob's Essential Choice
The Tempest: a selection from the incidental music Lilli Paasikivi (mezzo - Ariel) Heikki Keinonen (baritone - Caliban) Lahti Opera Chorus & Symphony Orchestra Osmo Vanska (conductor) BIS CD 581.