Monday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Including Handel: Let thy Hand be Strengthened; Artist of the Week: clarinettist Jack Brymer; guest Simon Jenkins. Plus Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique.
Sarah Walker's selection of music today includes Handel's Let thy Hand be Strengthened performed by the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, and the Academy of Ancient Music from the Essential CD of the Week: a recording of Handel's Coronation Anthems conducted by Stephen Cleobury.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the clarinettist Jack Brymer: Mozart (Kegelstatt Trio in E flat, K 498); and Coates (Saxo Rhapsody). Also in this hour, Glazunov's Concert Waltz in D performed by the Kirov Orchestra of St Petersburg.
The Essential Classics guest is Simon Jenkins, the journalist, author and former editor of The Times and the Evening Standard, who is also chairman of the National Trust. Today he introduces a piece played by a favourite performer and the first record he bought.
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.