Thursday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Including Katia and Marielle Labeque in Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte. Mozart: Concerto for three pianos. Essential Choice: Strauss: Alpine Symphony.
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 Ravel (Pavane pour une infante defunte) and Mozart (Concerto for 3 pianos).
The Essential Classics guest is Professor Tom Wright, a leading New Testament Scholar and former Bishop of Durham. Today he introduces a musical hidden gem, music that makes him laugh and a piece that he can play himself.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
DG 439 017 2.