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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Baron De Geramb, Lucy Worsley

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music. Plus historian and presenter Lucy Worsley talks about 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 historian, author and presenter Lucy Worsley talks about the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonata for violin & piano - ii) Blues

    Performer: Judith Ingolfsson. Performer: Vladimir Stoupel.
    • Accentus.
  • Henri Duparc


    Orchestra: Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse. Conductor: Michel Plasson.
    • EMI.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    String Quartet

    Ensemble: Fanny Mendelssohn Quartet.
    • Melomania.
    • Trouba disc.
    • 004.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Thieving Magpie (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini OverturesThe Chamber Orchestra Of Europe.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in D flat major, Op 28 No 15, 'Raindrop'

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Night Ride and Sunrise, Op 55

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 5 and 7.
    • EMI.
    • 009.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Thieving Magpie (Overture)

    Orchestra: Filarmonica della Scala. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Rossini: 10 Overtures - Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Un pensiero voli in ciel (Il delirio amoroso)

    Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
  • Time Traveller: Baron De Geramb

    Duration: 02:22

  • Hector Berlioz

    Orgy of Brigands (Harold in Italy)

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    The Vision

    Performer: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich. Singer: Galina Vichnievskaia.
    • Glinka/Dargomizhsky/Mussorgsy - Melodies and Romances: Vichnievskaia/Rostropovit.
    • Erato.
    • 19.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    The Birds

    Conductor: Claudio Scimone. Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti.
    • Apex.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Lucy Worsley on Jane Austen

    Duration: 03:03

  • Marie Bigot

    Suite d'etudes: Etudes in C minor: Allegro & in A minor: Allegretto

    Performer: Betty Ann Miller.
    • Music by Maria Hester Park, Marie Bigot and Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.
    • Centaur.
    • 3-4.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.1 in D major H.I/1

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • ALPHA.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op 60

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman.
    • DG.
  • Constant Lambert

    Aubade héroïque

    Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones. Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North.
    • Hyperion.
  • George Frideric Handel

    As steals the morn (L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato)

    Singer: Lucy Crowe. Singer: Mark Padmore. Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Young Apollo Op.16

    Performer: Lorenzo Soulès. Orchestra: Aldeburgh Strings.
    • LINN.
  • Henry Purcell

    Trio Sonata No 7 in E minor

    Ensemble: London Baroque.
    • Purcell: Chamber Music: London Baroque.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    L'étoile (Overture)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
    • Chabrier: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/Neeme Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

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