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Friday with Suzy Klein - Glenn Gould, Martha Lane Fox, The Essential Classics Playlist

Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus guest Martha Lane Fox.

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 entrepreneur, philanthropist and Chancellor of the Open University, Martha Lane Fox.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Waltz from Cheryomushki Suite

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: finale

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Jan Lisiecki.
    • DG.
  • Wendy Carlos

    Theme from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoviana)

    • Warner.
  • Henry Purcell

    Man that is born of a woman from Funeral Music for Queen Mary

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists.
    • Purcell: Music for Queen Mary.
    • Warner Apex.
    • 12.
  • Trad.

    Los Guisados De La Berenjena

    Singer: Yaniv d'Or. Ensemble: Ensemble NAYA. Ensemble: Barrocade. Director: Amit Tiefenbrunn.
    • Naxos.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Helios, Op 17

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Nielsen: Aladdin Suite etc: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin

    Eliza's Aria (Wild Swans)

    Singer: Jane Sheldon. Conductor: Ola Rudner. Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
    • ABC.
  • Niccolò Jommelli

    Periodical Overture

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.
    • El Maestro - Farinelli.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 19.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Trio No.4 in E minor. op.90 'Dumky' - 4th mvt 'Andante'

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Warner.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischutz - Overture

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • LSO.
  • Philip Glass

    Aguas da Amazonia: No. 2, Xingu River

    Music Arranger: Third Coast Percussion. Ensemble: Third Coast Percussion.
    • Paddle to the Sea.
    • Cedille.
    • 15.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Laudate Dominum à 8

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Flight of Angels.
    • Coro.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations, BWV 998

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • CBS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.6 in F major, 'Pastoral': I. Allegro ma non troppo

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise, Op.34

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Singer: Sabine Devieilhe.
    • ERATO.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin

    Green Leaf Prelude

    Performer: Nicola Sweeney. Performer: Sarah Nicolls.
    • Ragtime & Blue.
    • 2.
  • Léo Delibes

    Sous le dôme épais (Lakmé)

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Singer: Susan Graham. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
    • Guilty Pleasures.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Feuillet d'album

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Chabrier: Dix Pièces Pittoresques.
    • Hyperion.
    • 16.
  • Steve Reich

    New York Counterpoint - 1st mvt

    Performer: Julian Bliss.
    • Reich: New York Counterpoint / Mellits: Black.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Petrushka, Pt.1; The Shrove-tide fair

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Stravinsky: Petrouchka, Scenes de Ballet, Berliner Phil, Haitink.
    • Warner.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story Suite arr Eric Crees (Cool Fugue)

    Performer: London Symphony Brass. Music Arranger: Eric Crees. Conductor: Eric Crees.
    • Brass Americana: London Symphony Brass/Crees.
    • Regis.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Flute Concerto in G major, K 313 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Lisa Beznosiuk. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Mozart - Flute And Harp Concerto.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 10.
  • William Mathias

    A Dance overture (Dawns agored) Op.16

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Mathias: Orchestral Works.
    • Lyrita.
    • 001.
  • Francesco Cavalli

    La Rosinda, Act 3: "Vieni, vieni in questo seno"

    Orchestra: L’Arpeggiata. Conductor: Christina Pluhar.
    • Cavalli: "L'amore innamorato".
    • Erato/Warner Classics.
    • 5.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in E flat major, Op 71 No 3 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Op 71: Takacs Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.


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