Friday with Ian Skelly - Lynne Truss, Weber's Euryanthe, Dragon Slaying
Ian Skelly with the best in classical music plus this week's guest, writer Lynne Truss.
Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. This morning's starter is the overture to one of the most quintessential early Romantic operas, Weber's Euryanthe. Other musical highlights include Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, Spring from Vivaldi's Four Seasons, and a symphonic poem on the legend of Merlin by contemporary Italian composer Elisabetta Brusa.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. Kate Romano on medieval Dragon Slayers.
1050 Ian's guest this week is the writer and broadcaster Lynne Truss, author of the best-selling "Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation." She'll be talking about the art, film, people and places that have inspired her over the years.