Thursday - Rob Cowan
With Rob Cowan. Including Artist of the Week: Alban Gerhardt. Reger: Cello Suite No 1. Dohnanyi: Konzertstuck in D, Op 12; Rob's Essential Choice: Sibelius: Symphony No 3.
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Barry McDaniel - Lieder by Schubert, Schumann, Wolf, Duparc and Debussy (AUDITE 23.426)
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, cellist Alban Gerhardt. Today we hear him perform works by Reger (Cello Suite No. 1 in G, Op.131c No. 1) and Dohnanyi (Konzertstuck for cello and orchestra in D, Op.12).
Rob Cowan's guest this week is the novelist Alan Hollinghurst, winner of the 2004 Man Booker Prize for The Line of Beauty. Alan introduces his essential pieces of classical music.
Rob's Essential Choice
Symphony No. 3 in C, Op.52
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)