Thursday with Rob Cowan - The Talking Mongoose, James MacMillan's O Radiant Dawn, Antonio Pappano
Rob Cowan presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music. Royal Opera House Music Director Antonio Pappano lists his cultural influences and inspirations.
Essential Classics with Rob Cowan
Rob takes us through the morning with the best in classical music:
0930 Rob explores potential companion pieces for O Radiant Dawn, the most popular of James MacMillan's Strathclyde motets.
1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Conductor and pianist Sir Antonio Pappano talks about the ideas that have inspired and shaped him throughout his life.