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Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Camila Batmanghelidjh

With Sarah Walker. CD of the Week: Amy Beach: Piano Music, with Kirsten Johnson; Artist of the Week: Angela Hewitt; Sarah's Essential Choice: Haydn: Symphony No 10.

Discover definitive recordings of the greatest classical music with your trusted guide, Sarah Walker. This week her guest is Camila Batmanghelidjh.

A selection of music including Sarah's Essential CD of the Week: Amy Beach's Piano Music performed by Kirsten Johnson.

Find the Fourth
Take part in our daily musical challenge: spot the theme linking three pieces of music and identify the missing fourth.

Sarah is joined by children's campaigner and psychotherapist Camila Batmanghelidjh, who shares a selection of her favourite classical music. Camila is best known as the founder and director of Kids Company, a charity providing support to vulnerable children and young people.

Artist of the Week: Angela Hewitt
Throughout the week the programme explores recordings of the acclaimed British/Canadian pianist.

Sarah's Essential Choice
Symphony No.10 in D
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Dr Gradus ad Parnassum (Children's Corner)

    Orchestra: Lyon Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Naxos.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphonic Studies Op.13 (orch. Tchaikovsky) - Allegro brillante

    Conductor: Dirk Joeres. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Heritage.
  • CD Set of the Week

    • Amy Beach

      3 Morceaux Caracteristiques, Op.28 (Barcarolle)

      Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
      • Guild.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen - Third Act Suite

    Director: Jordi Savall. Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • anon

    Find the Fourth

  • Antoine Boësset

    A la fin cette bergere

    Director: Vincent Dumestre. Ensemble: Le Poème Harmonique.
    • Alpha.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Tantalusqualen: Overture

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • EMI.
  • anon

    Find the Fourth

  • Giovanni Bottesini

    Adagio melancolico ed appassionato

    Performer: Andrew Burashko. Performer: Joel Quarrington.
    • NAXOS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Prelude and fugue for organ in A minor

    Performer: Kevin Bowyer.
    • Brahms Complete Organ Works / Kevin Bowyer.
    • Nimbus.
    • 1.
  • Camila Batmanghelidjh's Choice No. 1

    • Johann Strauss

      Radetzky March Op. 228

      Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Orchestra: BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA.
      • DG.
  • Camila Batmanghelidjh's Choice No. 2

    • Thomas Tallis

      Lamentations of Jeremiah - De Lamentatione Ieremiae Prophetae

      Ensemble: The Sixteen.
      • CHANDOS.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    L'étoile (Overture)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
    • Chabrier: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/Neeme Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Artist of the Week: Angela Hewitt

    • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

      Keyboard Suite in E minor

      Performer: Angela Hewitt.
      • Hyperion.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane, Op 50

    Orchestra: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra. Conductor: Michel Plasson.
    • EMI.
  • Essential Choice

    • Joseph Haydn

      Symphony No.10 in D

      Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
      • L'OISEAU-LYRE.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    In the Fen Country

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • EMI.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in B flat major for 3 oboes, violins and continuo

    Performer: Hans-Peter Westermann. Performer: Michael Niesemann. Performer: Piet Dhont. Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Telemann: Wind Concertos: Musica Antiqua Koln, Goebel.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 5-7.
  • Artist of the Week: Angela Hewitt

    • Claude Debussy

      Children's Corner

      Performer: Angela Hewitt.
      • Debussy: Children's Corner, Suite Bergamasque, Pour le Piano: Angela Hewitt.
      • Hyperion.
      • 1-6.

Musical Challenge - Find the Fourth

The missing fourth was the double bass, as the pieces played featured cello, viola and violin respectively.


The excerpts were from:


Dvorak's Cello Concerto

Walton's Viola Concerto

Bruch's Violin Concerto


  • Tue 14 Oct 2014 09:00

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