Monday with Rob Cowan - Vladimir Jurowski, Onfim, Shostakovich's Romance from The Gadfly
Rob Cowan presents potential companion pieces for a well-known piece of music, and conductor Vladimir Jurowski lists his inspirations and influences.
Essential Classics with Rob Cowan
Rob takes us through the morning with the best in classical music:
0930 Rob explores potential companion pieces for the "Romance" from the suite "The Gadfly" - music by Shostakovich for a Soviet film in 1955, and one of the most beautiful meditative tunes for violin.
1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Conductor Vladimir Jurowski, Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, talks about the ideas that have inspired and shaped him throughout his life. Part of Radio 3's "Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture".