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Tuesday with Suzy Klein and Stephen Fry

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein with guest Stephen Fry.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history.

1050 Suzy’s guest this week is Stephen Fry, who reveals some of the great music, film and literature that means the most to him.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Marche de triomphe in C major, H547

    Orchestra: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Charpentier: Musique Sacree: Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischütz (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • DG.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, Op 70

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Dénes Várjon.
    • HYPERION.
  • George Frideric Handel

    I know that my redeemer liveth (Messiah)

    Singer: Lucy Crowe. Ensemble: Le Concert d’Astrée. Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm.
    • ERATO.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 1 in D major, 'Titan' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    String Sonata No 4 in B flat major

    Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch. Performer: Marshall Marcus. Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe. Performer: Chi-Chi Nwanoku.
    • HELIOS.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major, Op 57

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Claude Debussy

    Rhapsodie for clarinet and orchestra

    Performer: George Pieterson. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Septet in E flat major, Op 65

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • HYPERION.
  • Hans Rott

    Symphony No 1 in E major - 3rd movement, Scherzo - frisch und lebhaft

    Orchestra: Münchner Symphoniker. Conductor: Hansjörg Albrecht.
    • Oehms.
  • William Byrd

    Pavan and Galliard No 2 in C minor

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • WIGMORE HALL LIVE.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Suite Op.26 '1922' for piano (Ragtime)

    Performer: Siegfried Mauser.
    • Paul Hindemith: Das Klavierwerk, Volume 1.
    • Wergo.
    • 019.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Wind Octet in E flat major, Op 103 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer.
    • Beethoven: Octet etc.: Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Symphony for Double String Orchestra (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Manoug Parikian. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Maconchy: Serenata Concertante / Symphony for Double String Orchestra.
    • Lyrita.
    • 003.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sonata in C Hob XVI: 50

    Performer: Lars Vogt.
    • EMI.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Adagio in C major for cello and piano

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • Zoltan Kodaly, Sonata for solo cello: Clein / Drake.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Symphonie No. 10: Adagio; Kozena, Gerhaher, Cleve.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 10.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Serenata in E flat major

    Ensemble: Ensemble Explorations. Conductor: Roel Dieltiens.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Aaron Copland

    Hoe-Down (Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo)

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • ARGO.

Broadcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents quirky tales gathered from the corners of history.

The Essential Classics Playlist

The Essential Classics Playlist

Refresh your day with a great selection of classical music, picked by listeners.