Monday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Including Steven Isserlis (cello) in Saint-Saens: La muse et le poete. Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B flat; Essential Choice: Mendelssohn: Elijah (excerpt).
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Robert Johnson: The Prince's Almain and other dances for lute (Nigel North)
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, cellist Steven Isserlis, in music by Saint-Saens (La muse et le poete, op.132) and Haydn (Sinfonia Concertante in B flat for violin, cello, oboe and bassoon, Hob I:105).
The Essential Classics guest is weather presenter Sian Lloyd, who introduces her essential pieces of classical music. Today she reveals the first piece of classical music she remembers hearing, and talks about a work that reminds her of a particular place.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Elijah, op.70 (excerpt)
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.