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Thursday with Suzy Klein - Debussy's En Bateau, Myra Hess, Nicole Farhi

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

  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Königskinder (Concert Overture)

    Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher.
    • Virgin.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001: II. Fuga. Allegro

    Performer: Jaakko Kuusisto.
    • Bach: Sonatas & Partitas.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris

    Singer: Véronique Gens. Performer: Susan Manoff.
    • ALPHA.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 72 no.10 [series 2 no.2]

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Dvorak, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Teldec.
    • 10.
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    Nisi Dominus

    Ensemble: Magnificat Baroque Ensemble. Conductor: Warren Stewart.
    • Musica Omnia.
  • Claude Debussy

    En bateau (Petite suite)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Cristina Marton.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends Live from the Lugano Festival 2013.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Valse-scherzo in C major, Op 34

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Glazunov/Kabalevsky: Violin Concerto etc: Shaham/Russian National Orchestra/Plet.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johann Christian Bach

    Symphony for wind instruments No 1 in E flat major (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Consortium Classicum.
    • J.C. Bach: Wind Symphonies: Consortium Classicum.
    • MDG.
    • 1.
  • Philip Glass


    Ensemble: Philip Glass Ensemble.
    • The Essential Philip Glass.
    • SONY.
    • 3.
  • Carl Nielsen

    An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes

    Orchestra: Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Carl Nielsen: Orchestral music: Danish National Symphony Orch/Dausgaard.
    • Dacapo.
    • 10.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat major Op. 19; 2nd mvt - Adagio

    Performer: Myra Hess. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Gibson.
    • BBC Legends.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ch'io mi scordi di te? K.505

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Ronald Brautigam. Orchestra: Die Kölner Akademie. Conductor: Michael Alexander Willens.
    • BIS.
  • Grace Williams

    Calm Sea in Summer (Sea Sketches)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Lyrita.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour (The Tales of Hoffmann)

    Conductor: Jesús López Cobos. Singer: Hong Hei-Kyung. Singer: Jennifer Larmore. Orchestra: Munich Radio Orchestra.
    • Bellezza Vocale: Hong/Larmore.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Schatz-Walzer, Op 418

    Music Arranger: Anton Webern. Ensemble: Boston Symphony Chamber Players.
    • DG.
  • Trad.

    Gat Kirwani

    Performer: Ravi Shankar.
    • BGO.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 4 in E major, Op 54

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Benjamin Grosvenor: Chopin, Lizst, Ravel.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Edward Elgar

    Introduction and Allegro Op.47

    Ensemble: LSO String Ensemble. Conductor: Roman Simovic.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Suite española No 1 arr for guitar (Granada)

    Performer: Carlos Bonell.
    • The Private Collection: Carlos Bonell.
    • Upbeat Classics.
  • George Frideric Handel

    As with rosy steps the morn (Theodora)

    Singer: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: William Christie.
    • Glyndebourne.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Valse romantique, Op.115

    Performer: Peter Jacobs.
    • Chaminade: Piano Music - 1, Peter Jacobs.
    • Helios.
    • 16.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Trio for flute, bassoon and viola, Op 6 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Judith Pearce. Performer: Gareth Hulse. Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Brian Wightman. Performer: John Pigneguy. Performer: Roger Chase. Performer: Ian Brown. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • The Chamber Music of Malcolm Arnold, The Nash Ensemble, Judith Pearce....
    • Hyperion.
    • 18.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Mussorgsky / Borodin: Berliner Philharmoniker / Rattle.
    • EMI.
    • 20.


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