Thursday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. 9.30am Artist of the Week: David Willcocks conducting Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia. Victoria: O Quam Gloriosum. 11.00am Essential Choice: Ravel: String Quartet.
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Janine Jansen playing a selection of romantic violin showpieces: DECCA 4750112
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Sir David Willcocks in music by Britten (Hymn to St Cecilia), Victoria (O Quam Gloriosum) and Faure (Pavane Op.50).
The Essential Classics guest is Professor Robert Winston, a leading international expert in human fertility, who introduces his essential pieces of classical music.
Sarah's Essential Choice.
Ravel: String Quartet.
Alban Berg Quartet.