Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Stephen Mangan, Hans Christian Andersen, Mozart Sonata in C K545
Ian Skelly with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, the actor Stephen Mangan.
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 one of the best known of all piano sonatas - Mozart's so-called "easy" sonata in C, K545. Other musical highlights today include a new recording of Rachmaninov's characterful Symphonic Dances conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy, and Arnold Bax's swashbuckling symphonic poem inspired by Tintagel castle in Cornwall.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. Kate Romano on Hans Christian Andersen's paper cuts.
1050 This week Ian’s guest is the actor Stephen Mangan, best known for his roles in “Green Wing”, “I’m Alan Partridge” and “Episodes”, and recently BBC television’s “The Split”. He talks about some of the things that have inspired him throughout his life and career.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's contemplation to the music of Fanny Mendelssohn.