Friday with Ian Skelly - Roxanna Panufnik, Berg's Wozzeck
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music. Ian Skelly's guest is composer Roxanna Panufnik.
Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today's starter is Saint-Saens's sparkling Wedding Cake Caprice-Valse. Other musical highlights this morning include tracks from a new recording of a Vivaldi opera which incorporates his own Spring from the Four Seasons, plus Zemlinsky's evocative romantic tone poem, The Mermaid.
1010 Our Classical Century - Gillian Moore looks at the fraught but ground-breaking premiere of Berg's opera Wozzeck.
1050 Ian’s guest this week is the composer Roxanna Panufnik, who reveals the people, ideas and music that have inspired her throughout her life and career.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection to Philip Glass's Metamorphosis II for piano.