Monday with Ian Skelly - Brahms Intermezzo, dressing well, Sakari Oramo
Ian Skelly with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, the conductor Sakari Oramo
Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music, including an orchestral arrangement of Ravel's Valses nobles et sentimentales , an overture by Haydn's pupil Marianna Martines, and a gorgeous Ave Maria by Rachmaninov.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today we start with Brahms' emotive Intermezzo in A Major.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. John-Henry Clay with advice on how not to dress like a barbarian.
1050 This week Ian’s guest is Sakari Oramo, the Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra. He talks about some of the places, people and ideas that have inspired him throughout his life and career.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's contemplation.