Wednesday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Artist of the Week: Katia and Marielle Labeque in Brahms: Hungarian Dances. Debussy: En Blanc et Noir. Tom Wright's Favourite Symphony: Sibelius: Symphony No 5.
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Avison's 12 Concerti Grossi after Scarlatti, performed by the Avison Ensemble: DIVINE ART DDA21213
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the French piano duo - sisters Katia and Marielle Labeque - in Brahms (Hungarian Dances) and Debussy (En Blanc et Noir).
The Essential Classics guest is Professor Tom Wright, a leading New Testament Scholar and former Bishop of Durham. Today he introduces a piece that makes him glad to be alive, one that he can relax to and music that he'd like to be remembered by.
Tom Wright's favourite Symphony
Symphony No 5
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi (conductor)
DG 477 5454.