Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: Judith Weir, Dame Emma Kirkby, Boccherini's La Ritirata di Madrid
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein. Plus guest, Dame Emma Kirkby.
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 Berio's colourful reworking of Boccherini's evocative Ritirata di Madrid - A Spanish garrison marching past at night. Also today, Rachmaninov's swashbuckling Symphony No.2, and Schubert's melting Octet.
1010 Our Classical Century - 100 key moments in the last century of classical music: Judith Weir.
1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the soprano Dame Emma Kirkby.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's blissfully dreamy Clarinet Quintet.