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Monday with Suzy Klein - Slinky, Judith Kerr

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music. Plus author and illustrator Judith Kerr reveals her cultural inspirations.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Each day this week the writer and illustrator Judith Kerr, of "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" fame, reveals the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suite No 2 (Danse bohème)

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • The Best of Bizet.
    • Philips.
    • 14.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Solveig's Song (Peer Gynt, Op 23)

    Singer: Marita Kvarving Sølberg. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Ole Kristian Ruud.
    • Grieg: The Complete Orchestral Music: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Ruud.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude No. 3 in C sharp minor; After Bach: Rondo

    Composer: Brad Mehldau. Performer: Brad Mehldau.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no.6 in D major Op.60: 3rd mvt Scherzo (Furiant)

    Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic.
    • Decca.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in D major, RV589

    Performer: The Sixteen. Orchestra: Symphony of Harmony and Invention. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, Op 87 No 19

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Shostakovich The Preludes & Fugues Alexander Melnikov Piano.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 13.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Leonora Overture No.3, Op.72b

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Trad.

    The last rose of summer

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Ashley Riches.
  • Traditional

    NGA_The Crocodile_RFTX

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Ashley Riches.
  • Time Traveller: Slinky by Kate Romano

  • Victor Herbert

    March of the Toys (Babes in Toyland)

    Conductor: Christopher Bell. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • A Family Christmas.
    • Signum.
    • 8.
  • Jennifer Higdon

    Chaconni (Violin Concerto)

    Performer: Hilary Hahn. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Hilary Hahn.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Francis Poulenc


    Singer: Susan Gritton. Choir: Polyphony. Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Schön Rosmarin (Old Viennese Dances)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Paul Coker.
    • The Romantic Violin: Joshua Bell.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Judith Kerr on her childhood in Berlin

  • Robert Schumann

    Am Camin, Op 15 No 8 (Kinderszenen)

    Performer: Lang Lang.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 15.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in D major, H XVIII 2

    Performer: Alicia de Laroccha. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Decca Eloquence.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Vadam et circuibo civitatem

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    3 Sea Shanties for Wind Quintet, Op. 4: III. Allegro vivace

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • HELIOS.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Quartet for the End of Time: Praise to the immortality of Jesus

    Ensemble: Fibonacci Sequence.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for oboe d'amore, strings and continuo in E minor, TWV51:e2

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Orchestra: Berliner Barock Solisten. Conductor: Rainer Kussmaul.
    • EMI.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    1812 Overture, Op 49

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Ensemble: Royal Dutch Marine Band. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 8.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents quirky tales gathered from the corners of history.