Thursday - Sarah Walker
With Sarah Walker. CD of the Week: Mendelssohn Part Songs; Proms Artist Recommends: Thomas Sondergard; Sarah's Essential Choice: Mozart: Symphony No 29 in A.
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 Thomas Søndergård.
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
Byron Janis (piano)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner (conductor)
Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A, K.201
English Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Britten (conductor).