Tuesday - Rob Cowan
With Rob Cowan. Including Artist of the Week: pianist Nelson Freire in Debussy: Preludes (Book 1). Rachmaninov: Suite No 2; Rob's Essential Choice: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 1.
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: The Flute King - Music from the Court of Frederick the Great. Emmanuel Pahud, Trevor Pinnock, Matthew Truscott, Jonathan Manson, Kammerakademie Potsdam. EMI 0842202.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, pianist Nelson Freire. Hear him performing Debussy's First Book of Preludes and Rachmaninov's Suite No. 2, where he is joined by Martha Argerich.
The Essential Classics guest is impressionist, comedian and playwright Rory Bremner, who introduces his essential pieces.
Rob's Essential Choice:
Symphony No.1 'Winter Daydreams'
London Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati (conductor)
PHILIPS 6582 016.
9:03: Rob's CD of the Week
9:32: Artist of the Week - Nelson Freire
10:06: Artist of the Week - Nelson Freire
10:30: Rory Bremner's Choices
11:00: Rob's Essential Choice