Thursday - Rob Cowan
With Rob Cowan. Including Artist of the Week: Alban Gerhardt. Frank Bridge: Oration for cello and orchestra, H180; Rob's Essential Choice: Schubert: Symphony No 9 in C, D944.
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 as soloist in Frank Bridge's Oration for cello and orchestra, H180.
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. 9 in C, D.944
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Rafael Kubelik (conductor)
DISKY DCL 705982.