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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, Nicole Farhi, Prokofiev's Cinderella

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein, with guest, the fashion designer and sculptor Nicole Farhi

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 - 100 key moments in the last century of classical music.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the fashion designer and sculptor Nicole Farhi.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etudes, Op. 10: 4. Etude in C Sharp Minor

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Four pianos, Four Pieces.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 108.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La forza del destino (Overture)

    Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • WARNER.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Cantata: L'Astratto

    Singer: Emőke Baráth. Ensemble: Il Pomo d’Oro. Director: Francesco Corti.
    • Erato.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G minor

    Music Arranger: Remo Giazotto. Performer: Edward Brewer. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Albinoni/Pachelbel: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cinderella: In the Palace

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Happiness - Cinderella (Waltz Suite, Op.110)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Sonate-fantaisie for piano

    Performer: Stephen Coombs.
    • The Early Scriabin.
    • Helios.
    • 11.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Night on a Bare Mountain ed Rimsky

    Orchestra: Bavarian State Orchestra. Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
    • Kabalevsky: The Comedians etc, Sawallisch.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 18.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Oboe Concerto in C major, RV451

    Performer: Alfredo Bernardini. Ensemble: Zefiro.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk: Passacaglia

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • DG.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    String Quartet No 8 in C minor, Op 110 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Алла Львовна Арановская. Performer: Ilya Teplyakov. Performer: Konstantin Kats. Performer: Leonid Shukaev. Ensemble: St. Petersburg String Quartet.
    • Shostakovich: St Petersburg String Quartet: Alla Aranovskaya, Ilya Teplyakov....
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 5 in D minor, Op 47

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in B flat major, K 240

    Orchestra: Consortium Classicum.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 9.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Winter Bonfire, Op 122

    Performer: David Juritz. Conductor: Ronald Corp. Orchestra: New London Orchestra. Ensemble: Finchley Childrens Music Group. Singer: Penelope Walmsley-Clark. Narrator: Oleg Prokofiev. Narrator: Gabriel Prokofiev.
    • Prokofiev: Music for Children: New London Orchestra/Corp.
    • Hyperion.
  • George Gershwin

    An American in Paris

    Ensemble: Harmonie Ensemble New York. Conductor: Steven Richman.
    • GERSHWIN Lincoln Mayorga - Harmonie Ensemble/NY - Steven Richman.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225

    Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • Phi.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • G. Mahler, Symphony no. 2 'Resurrection': Berliner Philharmoniker/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Samuel Barber

    Knoxville: Summer of 1915

    Singer: Dawn Upshaw. Orchestra: Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in C minor, D 8a

    Ensemble: Escher String Quartet.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gloria (Mass in B minor, BWV 232)

    Ensemble: Dunedin Consort and Players. Director: John Butt.
    • J. S. Bach, Mass in B minor: Dunedin Consort and Players.
    • Linn.
    • 4.


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