Wednesday with Ian Skelly - Jessie Burton, Halloween foods, Wagner's Flying Dutchman overture
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music for Halloween, presented by Ian Skelly. Ian's guest is novelist Jessie Burton.
Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today, for Halloween, a spooky operatic classic: the overture to Wagner's Flying Dutchman - a ghostly ship doomed to haunt the high seas. Other devilish music today includes Liszt's Mephisto Waltz No.1, but it's not all goblins and witches - there's Mozart's vibrant Piano Concerto No.14 and Rachmaninov's romantic Cello Sonata too.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough on Halloween Food.
1050 Ian’s guest this week is the novelist Jessie Burton (“The Miniaturist”, “The Muse”) who reveals the people, places and ideas that have inspired her throughout her life and career.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection to Rautavaara's Flute Concerto "Dances with the Winds"