Thursday - Rob Cowan
With Rob Cowan. Including Essential CD of the Week: Mady Mesplé - Edition du 80ème Anniversaire and Essential Choice: Bruckner arr Stadtmair. Adagio for String Orchestra.
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Mady Mesplé, Edition du 80ème Anniversaire. EMI CLASSICS 095003 2
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, German violinist Isabelle Faust.
This week Rob's guest is the art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, who has presented landmark series on art for the BBC. They will be talking about Andrew's love of music and art and will discuss the Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 festival, which will see a range of contemporary artists - including choreographers, poets, composers and visual artists - respond to paintings by the Renaissance master Titian, with works displayed at the National Gallery and performed by the Royal Ballet.
Rob's Essential Choice
Bruckner arr. Stadtmair: Adagio for String Orchestra
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)
DECCA 458 964-2.