Monday with Suzy Klein - Lenny Henry, Bazzini's Ronde des lutins, Holst's Planets
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein with guest Lenny Henry.
Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.
1010 Our Classical Century - the first of 100 pieces celebrating 100 key moments in classical music in the last century. This morning, Gillian Moore takes us back to 1918 and the first performance of Holst's suite The Planets
1050 As the BBC launches Our Classical Century, our guest this week is Lenny Henry who talks about his music discoveries and the cultural icons that inspire him. The first episode of BBC4's series Our Classical Century, presented by Suzy and Lenny, looks at the period 1918-1936. It's on BBC4 at 9 o'clock on Thursday evening.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.