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Thursday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker and her guest, the chef and writer Tamasin Day-Lewis. Plus a daily brainteaser and music from our Artists of the Week and the Essential CD: Berlioz Overtures.

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Berlioz Overtures - Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.

9.30-10.30am
A daily brainteaser, and performances by our Artists of the Week, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

10.30am
Sarah Walker's guest this week is the chef and writer Tamasin Day-Lewis. Tamasin (daughter of the poet Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon, and sister of the actor Daniel Day-Lewis) has a weekly food column for the Daily Telegraph, and also writes for Vanity Fair, Vogue and Food Illustrated. Her cookbooks have covered a range of rural recipes, from the preparation of seasonal dishes and picnics to the art of pie-baking and slow cooking. She is known for her unique writing style, incorporating personal memories and anecdotes as well as background information about ingredients into her cookbooks. Recent titles include Tamasin's Kitchen Bible, Supper for a Song and Food You Can't Say No To. She is currently writing a new cooking book, Smart Tart.

11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

Elgar: Falstaff
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • 9.00am

    • Johann Strauss II

      Auf der Jagd, Op. 373

      Performers: Vienna Philharmonic, Willi Boskovsky (conductor)

      • DECCA 425 425-2.
  • 9.02am

    • Richard Wagner

      Der Fliegende Holländer: Overture

      Performers: New Philharmonia Orchestra, Adrian Boult (conductor)

      • EMI CZS 575389-2.
  • 9.14am

    • Blow

      Venus and Adonis: The Graces' Dance; Gavatt; Saraband for the Graces; A Ground; Act Tune

      Performers: Theatre of the Ayre, Elizabeth Kenny (director/theorbo/guitar)

      • WIGMORE HALL LIVE WHLive 0043.
  • 9.22: Sarah's Essential CD of the Week

    • Hector Berlioz

      Waverley, Op. 1

      Performers: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor)

      • CHANDOS CHSA 5118.
  • 9.32am

    • Today's Brainteaser

      Where am I?

      Performers: The answer will appear at the bottom of this page at 12pm.

  • 9.33am

    • Jacques Offenbach

      Galop (Geneviève de Brabant)

      Performers: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel (conductor)

      • TELARC CD-80294.
  • 9.37am

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Ballade No. 3 in A flat, Op. 47

      Performers: Krystian Zimerman (piano)

      • DG 423 090-2.
  • 9.44am

    • Maurice Ravel

      Rapsodie Espagnole

      Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux (conductor)

      • PHILIPS 464 733-2.
  • 10.03am: Artists of the Week - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

    • Joseph Haydn

      Symphony No. 86

      Performers: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)

      • EMI CDC 555509-2.
  • 10.30: Tamasin Day-Lewis's Choice

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Requiem: Agnus Dei

      Performers: Choir of King's College Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

      • EMI CDC 749880-2.
  • 10.--: Tamasin Day-Lewis's Choice

    • Joaquín Rodrigo

      Concierto de Aranjuez: Adagio

      Performers: Julian Bream (guitar), The Monteverdi Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

      • RCA 09026 61583-2.
  • 11am

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Etude in F minor, Op.25 No.2

      Performers: Tamas Vasary (piano)

      • DG 477 5510.
  • 11.03am: Sarah's Essential Choice

    • Edward Elgar

      Falstaff

      Performers: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)

      • EMI CDC 555001-2.
  • 11.41: Artists of the Week - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

    • Arnold

      Peterloo, Op. 97

      Performers: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Malcolm Arnold (conductor)

      • EMI 382146-2.
  • 11.50am

    • Edvard Grieg

      Varen, Op.33 No.2; I Folketone (In the Folk Style) arrangement of Lyric Piece, Op.71 No.1

      Performers: Det Norske Solistkor (Norwegian Soloists' Choir), Grete Pedersen (conductor)

      • BIS-SACD-1661.

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