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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

With Rob Cowan. 9.30am Artist of the Week: Colin Davis conducting the LSO in Sibelius's Symphony No 3. 11.00am Rob's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2.

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Orchestral works by Liadov. USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor). MELODIYA MEL CD 100187.

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Colin Davis. Hear him conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius' Symphony No. 3.

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is Italian chef Antonio Carluccio, who introduces his essential pieces, including the first recording he ever bought, and a piece of music that he finds especially moving.

11am
Rob's Essential Choice

Beethoven
Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2
Eugene Istomin (piano)
Isaac Stern (violin)
Leonard Rose (cello)
SONY SM4K 46738.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Rodion Shchedrin

    Dance from the Carmen Suite (after Bizet)

    Performers: Russian National Orchestra, Mikhael Pletnev (conductor)

    • DG 471 136-2.
  • 9.02am: Essential CD of the Week

    • Liadov

      About Olden Times, Ballade, Op. 21 & Baba Yaga, Op. 56

      Performers: USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

      • MELODIYA MEL CD 1001873.
  • 9.30am: Artist of the Week

    • Gioachino Rossini

      The Italian Girl in Algiers (Overture)

      Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.

      Performers: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

      • EMI CZS 569364-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G

    Performers: European Brandenburg Ensemble, Trevor Pinnock (director)

    • AVIE AV2119.
  • 9.55am: Artist of the Week

    • Jean Sibelius

      Symphony No 3

      Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

      • LSO LIVE 0051.
  • 10.30am: Antonio Carluccio's Choices

    • Sergei Prokofiev

      Romeo and Juliet (Folk Dance, The Street Awakes, Minuet)

      Performers: The Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (conductor)

      • MELODIYA MEL CD 10 00908.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Adagietto (from Symphony No 5)

    Performers: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    • DG 429 519-2.
  • 11.00am: Rob's Essential Choice

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2

      Performers: Eugene Istomin (piano), Isaac Stern (violin), Leonard Rose (cello)

      • SONY SM4K 46738.
  • 11.29am

    • Maurice Ravel

      Valses nobles et sentimentales

      Performers: Orchestre de Paris, Jean Martinon (conductor)

      • EMI CDM 769566-2.

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