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Friday with Suzy Klein - The Wreck of The City of Boston, Peter Bazalgette

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 Arts and culture supremo Sir Peter Bazalgette talks to Suzy about the ideas that inspire him.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Michael Haydn

    Concertino in B flat major

    Performer: Makiko Kurabayashi. Orchestra: Salzburger Hofmusik. Conductor: Wolfgang Brunner.
    • M Haydn: Wind concertos vol.2.
    • CPO.
    • 012.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Chopin: Sonata no.2, 4 scherzos: Simon Trpceski.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in E flat major 'St Anne', BWV 552

    Music Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Chandos.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo fantastique, Op 3

    Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Orchestra: Leningrad Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra.
    • Stravinsky: Firebird Suite: St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra/Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Franz Schubert

    Marche militaire No 1 in D major, D 733

    Performer: Maria João Pires. Performer: Hüseyin Sermet.
    • Schubert: Fantasie...: Pires, Sermet.
    • Erato.
    • 2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat major, Op 74 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
    • Weber: Concertante Works for Clarinet and Horn: Michael Collins.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Trad.

    Cumbes/El cielito lindo

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • El Nuevo Mundo: Folías Criollas.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 5.
  • Claude Debussy

    L'isle joyeuse

    Performer: Rafał Blechacz.
    • Debussy/Szymanowski: Rafal Blechacz.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Time Traveller: The Wreck Of The Boston

    Duration: 02:50

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428, 'Il gardellino'

    Performer: Lisa Beznosiuk. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Vivaldi: 6 Flute Concertos: Lisa Beznosiuk/English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 10-12.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    I baci

    Ensemble: Musica Secreta.
    • Amon Ra records.
  • Josef Suk

    Fantastic Scherzo

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Martinu: Symphony No.6 Czech Phil Orch / Belohlavek.
    • Chandos.
    • 009.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Peter Bazalgette on Crossness Engines

    Duration: 03:20

  • Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

    Britannia, Op 52

    Performer: David Greed. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones. Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North.
    • Victorian Concert Overtures: English Northern Philharmonia/Lloyd-Jones.
    • Helios.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo capriccio in G major, Op 129, 'Rage over a Lost Penny'

    Performer: Alice Sara Ott.
    • DG.
  • Philip Glass

    String Quartet No 5 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • Kronos Quartet performs Philip Glass.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Exsultate, jubilate, K 165

    Singer: Danielle de Niese. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • DECCA.
  • Zoltán Kodály


    Performer: Tabea Zimmermann. Performer: Thomas Hoppe.
    • MYRIOS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Thomas Adès. Ensemble: Belcea Quartet. Performer: Corin Long.
    • Ades: Piano Quintet & Schubert: Piano Quintet.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 5.
  • Hubert Parry

    Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Penny.
    • NAXOS.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

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