Thursday with Ian Skelly - Handel's Dixit Dominus, Ingrid Fliter, Mary Benson
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Ian Skelly
Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Handel's opening chorus from Dixit Dominus is today's featured music.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history.
1050 Ian’s guest this week is the Argentinian pianist Ingrid Fliter, one of the world’s most exciting interpreters of the music of Chopin. She talks about the people, places and ideas that interest and influence her.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's contemplation, and today with Poulenc's flute sonata.
Other music in the programme includes Kodaly's Dances of Galanta, part of Schumann's Piano Quartet and the final movement of Janacek's Sinfonietta.