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Tuesday with Suzy Klein - Vaughan Williams's Sinfonia antartica, Anoushka Shankar, Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique

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

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 sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Festmarsch in E flat major, Op 1

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Strauss: Josephslegend etc: Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 27.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Capricho arabe - serenata for guitar

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • Milos: The Guitar.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 14.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052R: III. Allegro

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Conductor: Bernhard Forck. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor, Op 66

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Serenade in D minor, Op. 44: I. Moderato, quasi marcia

    Ensemble: Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists.
    • Naxos.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique (Op.14), 5th movement; Songe d'une nuit du Sabbat

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique: Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6-9.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Danse païenne, Op 158

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg. Performer: Peter Jablonski.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Va tacito (Giulio Cesare)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • Handel: Ombra mai fu: Andreas Scholl, Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 10.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Our Classical Century - Sinfonia Antarctica

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Valse-Scherzo in C major, Op 34

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto etc..
    • Onyx.
    • 5.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Baba-Yaga, Op.56

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 6.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    When the night wind howls (Ruddigore)

    Librettist: William Gilbert. Singer: Bryn Terfel. Choir: Radiokören. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • Bryn Terfel: Bad Boys; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Tam O'Shanter, Op 51

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Malcolm Arnold: Overtures: BBC Philharmonic/Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Nitin Sawhney

    River Pulse

    Performer: Nitin Sawhney. Performer: Ian Burdge. Performer: Pirashanna Thevarajah.
    • Traces of you.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
  • Adolphe Adam

    Giselle (Act 1, Valse)

    Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd. Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu.
    • The Great Waltzes: The Essential Collection.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Ave maris stella for chorus

    Choir: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • A Rose Magnificat.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 5.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Sextet in D major Op.10 for strings

    Performer: Jennifer Stumm. Performer: Bartholomew LaFollette. Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A minor, K.310: ii) Andante cantabile con espressione

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter.
    • Philips.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

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

    Violin Concerto in A major, D 96 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Giuliano Carmignola. Director: Andrea Marcon. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra.
    • Concerto Veneziano: Carmignola/Venice Baroque Orchestra/Marcon.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 13.
  • Franz Schubert

    Allegretto in C minor, D 915

    Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • Schubert: Piano Sonata D.845, Wandererfantasie D.760: Paul Lewis.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 11.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O Pastor animarum

    Choir: Sequentia.
    • deutsche harmonia mundi.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphony No 2 in E minor, Op 27 (4th mvt)

    Conductor: Iván Fischer. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2: Budapest Festival Orchestra, Fischer.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 4.

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