Essential Classics with Suzy Klein - Maxine Peake, Suppe's Light Cavalry Overture, Rostropovich plays Dvorak
Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, Maxine Peake.
Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. This morning's starter is the lively overture to Suppe's operetta The Light Cavalry. Other musical highlights include Hummel's virtuosic Trumpet Concerto and the sublime Larghetto from Mozart's Clarinet Quintet.
1010 Our Classical Century - 100 key moments in the last century of classical music. Today, powerful memories of Rostropovich at the Proms in 1968 with the USSR State Symphony Orchestra.
1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the actress Maxine Peake. Today, Bronte's Wuthering Heights.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection to Bill Evans's dreamy version of Some other time from Bernstein's musical On The Town.