Friday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. CD of the Week: Schubert Impromptus; Artist of the Week: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Respighi: The Birds; Sarah's Essential Choice. Delius: Songs of Sunset.
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Le Voyage Magnifique - Schubert Impromptus performed by Maria João Pires.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (Respighi: The Birds).
The Essential Classics guest is biographer Claire Tomalin, who introduces her essential pieces of classical music. Today she reveals her favourite performer and Sarah plays Claire a piece which she hopes Claire will enjoy.
Sarah's Essential Choice.
Delius: Songs of Sunset.
Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano),
Bryn Terfel (baritone),
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus & Orchestra,
Richard Hickox (conductor).
CHANDOS CHAN 9214.
9.25: Sarah's CD of the Week
9.34: Artist of the Week - The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.04: Artist of the Week - The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.30: Claire Tomalin's Choice
10.49: Sarah's Personal Shopper piece for Claire
11am: Sarah's Essential Choice