Thursday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Including Artist of the Week: Angela Hewitt. Bach: Gigue (English Suite No 2). Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 15; Sarah's Essential Choice: Mahler: Symphony No 4.
A selection of must-hear music including the Essential CD of the Week: British Wind Band Classics - Wind Music by Holst and Vaughan Williams. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, Timothy Reynish. CHANDOS CHAN 9697.
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, Angela Hewitt. This morning we hear her in the Gigue from Bach's English Suite No. 2 in A minor BWV807, and in Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 15 in D Op. 28.
The Essential Classics guest this week is Julian Rhind-Tutt, best known as Dr "Mac" McCartney in the comedy TV series "Green Wing". He shares some of his musical choices with Sarah.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Symphony No. 4
Elly Ameling (soprano)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Bernard Haitink (conductor)
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