Friday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: Peter Hurford - Bach Great Organ Works; actor and author Simon Callow; Essential Choice: Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44.
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Peter Hurford - JS Bach Great Organ Works
A daily brainteaser, and Sarah's recommended performance by the next pianist in Peter Donohoe's survey of 50 Great Pianists. This week in Essential Classics as part of Piano Season, Sarah will be showcasing pianists and piano music from the USA, the Far East and beyond.
Sarah is joined by her guest for the week, actor and author Simon Callow, discussing his essential pieces of classical music.
Sarah's Essential Choice
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat Op.44
Martha Argerich (piano)
Dora Schwarzberg & Lucy Hall (violins)
Nobuko Imai (viola)
Mischa Maisky (cello).