Essential Classics with Ian Skelly - Dvorak's Wind Serenade, Kelsey Grammer, Jacqueline du Pre plays Elgar
Ian Skelly with the best in classical music, plus guest, Kelsey Grammer.
Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today, the folk-infused charm of Dvorak's Serenade for Winds - where will that lead? Other musical highlights today include the majestic finale of Elgar's Symphony No.2, and Debussy's evocative portrait of the sea, La Mer.
1010 Our Classical Century - 100 key moments in the last century of classical music. Today, Jacqueline du Pre at the BBC Proms.
1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the actor, Kelsey Grammer.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection. This week Essential Classics celebrates the artistry of Dame Janet Baker, and this morning's Slow Moment is her moving recording of the poignant lament from the end of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, When I am laid in earth.