Wednesday with Ian Skelly - Bernstein 100
Bernstein 100. Ian Skelly with the best in classical music, plus Leonard Bernstein in his own words.
Bernstein 100. 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 a classic piece of late 20th Century minimalism: The Chairman Dances from John Adams's opera Nixon in China. Other musical highlights include a Bach concerto for two harpsichords, and Dukas's magical Sorcerer's Apprentice.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough on historical footnotes.
1030 As we celebrate the Bernstein 100 season on Radio 3, Ian's virtual 'guest' is Leonard Bernstein himself, this morning introducing one of his recordings of Brahms' fourth symphony