Friday - Rob Cowan
With Rob Cowan. Including CD of the Week: Paavo Berglund - The Bournemouth Years; Artist of the Week: Brigitte Fassbaender; Rob's Essential Choice: Brahms: String Quintet No 2.
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Paavo Berglund - The Bournemouth Years and at 9.30 our brainteaser: Only Connect.
Artist of the Week: Brigitte Fassbaender
Rob's guest this week is the stage and screen actress, Penelope Wilton. Currently appearing on our screens as Isobel Crawley in Downton Abbey, Penelope is also well known for her film appearances including Cry Freedom, where she played the South African anti-apartheid activist Wendy Woods, and The History Boys. In 2004 in she was made OBE for her services to drama.
Rob's Essential Choice
String Quintet No.2 in G, Op.111
with Gérard Caussé (viola).