Monday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. Including CD of the Week: Mendelssohn Part Songs; Proms Artist Recommends: Vilde Frang; Sarah's Essential Choice: Strauss: Divertimento (after F Couperin).
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Mendelssohn Part Songs, Netherlands Chamber Choir, GLOBE GLO5075, and at 9.30 our daily brainteaser.
A new feature for the 2013 Proms Season: 'Proms Artist Recommends'.
An artist performing later today in the BBC Proms recommends three musical works, and on Essential Classics we'll play one of those pieces around 10am. Today's artist is violinist Vilde Frang, ahead of her performance in the first of the Proms Chamber Music concerts this lunchtime.
Sarah's guest this week is the lawyer and former President of the European Court of Human Rights, Sir Nicolas Bratza. Among his many positions, Sir Nicolas is a member of the Advisory Council and former Vice-Chairman of the British Institute of Human Rights, a member of the Advisory Board of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and a member of the Editorial Board of the European Human Rights Law Review.
Sarah's Essential Choice
R Strauss: Divertimento "after Couperin", Op. 86
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Pascal Rogé (piano)
Maurice Bourgue (oboe)
Amaury Wallez (bassoon).