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Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Isata Kanneh-Mason, Schumann’s Spring Symphony, Agroecology

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music. Suzy Klein's guest is pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Time Traveller – a quirky slice of history.

1050 Cultural inspirations from today's "Take Five" guest, the pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason.

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

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Music Played

  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Trumpet Concerto in D major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Thomas Klug. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
    • Haydn, Hummel etc: Trumpet Concertos: Alison Balsom.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Apres un reve

    Music Arranger: Pau Casals. Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Performer: Isata Kanneh-Mason.
    • Decca.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, III. Allegro con fuoco

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Dmitri Slobodeniouk.
    • Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 - Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2.
    • BIS.
    • 303.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in D major, Op 6 No 4

    Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk. Ensemble: Avison Ensemble. Director: Pavlo Beznosiuk.
    • Arcangelo Corelli: Opus 6: Concerti Grossi: Avison Ensemble/Beznosiuk.
    • Linn.
    • 14.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Pater noster

    Conductor: David Hill. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir.
    • Stanford: Sacred Choral Music 1: Winchester Cathedral Choir/Hill.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no.1 'Spring' - 4th mvt

    Conductor: Mariss Jansons. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • R. Schumann: Symphony No. 1, Op. 38 "Spring" - Schubert: Symphony No. 3, D. 200.
    • BR-Klassik.
    • 4.
  • Florence Price

    Piano Sonata in E minor (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Althea Waites.
    • Black Diamonds.
    • Cambria.
    • 002.
  • Philip Glass

    Violin Concerto No 1 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi.
    • Glass: Violin Concerto: Gidon Kremer.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano quartet No. 2 in E Flat Major, K493 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Michael Barenboim. Performer: Yulia Deyneka. Performer: Kian Soltani.
    • Mozart: Piano Quartets.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 6.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborado del gracioso

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Ravel: Sheherazade; Ma Mere l'Oye; La Valse: BSO/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 96 in D major, 'Miracle' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 1.
  • Ola Gjeilo

    Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium)

    Performer: Guy Johnston. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • KINGS COLLEGE.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Frühlingslied, Op 62 No 6

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte (Andras Schiff).
    • Decca.
    • 021.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Villanelle (Les Nuits d'ete)

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Harold Arlen

    Stormy Weather

    Performer: Oscar Peterson. Performer: Ray Brown. Performer: Herb Ellis.
    • Columbia.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 8: OAE, Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Choir: Hallé.
    • English Landscapes.
    • HALLE.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata in F Major, Op. 24 "Spring"

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Performer: Danny Driver.
    • Beethoven: Violin Sonatas, Vol. 2.
    • RUBICON.
    • 104.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Arie di corte (Ancient Airs and Dance Suite No 3)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro torna

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Ensemble: Barokksolistene. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cello concerto in B minor, Op.104, 3rd movement (Finale)

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Performer: Jiří Bělohlávek. Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Alisa Weilerstein Dvorak.
    • DECCA.
    • 3.

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