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Zosha di Castri, Dame Emma Kirkby, Haydn's Gypsy Rondo Trio

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.

1010 Our Classical Century - 100 key moments in the last century of classical music.

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.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Dora Pejačević

    Overture in D minor, Op 49

    Orchestra: Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt. Conductor: Howard Griffiths.
    • CPO.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Cello Sonata No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 45, MWV Q 27: III. Allegro assai

    Performer: Johannes Moser. Performer: Alasdair Beatson.
    • Mendelssohn & Mendelssohn-Hensel: Works for Cello & Piano.
    • PENTATONE.
    • 10.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Stabat Mater a 8

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 2

    Orchestra: Gürzenich-Orchester Köln. Conductor: Dmitri Georgievich Kitayenko.
    • Sibelius . Grieg.
    • Oehms Classics.
    • 005.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in G major, H XV 25, 'Gypsy' (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Trio Fontenay.
    • Haydn: Piano Trios: Trio Fontenay.
    • Teldec.
    • 9.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major RV.574

    Performer: Gottfried von der Goltz. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Vivaldi@ Dresden Concertos/Goltz.
    • OPUS.
    • 14-16.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Song to the Moon (Rusalka)

    Singer: Karita Mattila. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • Karita Mattila Live in Helsinki: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Saraste.
    • Ondine.
    • 2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Sonata in G major, Op 37 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Freddy Kempf.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Seasons / Grand Sonata.
    • BIS.
    • 004.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Little Suite

    Orchestra: NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester. Conductor: Krzysztof Urbański.
    • Lutoslawski.
    • Alpha.
    • 4-7.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto grosso in F major Op.6`9

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Archiv.
  • Grace Williams

    Hiraeth (Yearning)

    Performer: Edward Witsenburg.
    • Harp Music from Six Centuries.
    • Globe.
    • 20.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Tzigane -- rapsodie de concert, arr. for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Roses from the South, Op 388

    Music Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. Ensemble: Linos Ensemble. Performer: Ryoko Morooka.
    • Capriccio.
  • Catriona Price

    Cheeky Vimto

    Ensemble: Fara.
    • Fara Music.
  • Muzio Clementi

    Piano Sonata in E flat major, Op.12 No.4

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
    • HYPERION.
  • Gustav Holst

    Dance of Spirits of Fire (The Perfect Fool Op.39)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
    • EMI.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Benvenuto Cellini (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Hector Berlioz - Overtures.
    • BMG Classics.
    • 7.
  • Franz Schubert

    An den Mond, D 296

    Music Arranger: Max Reger. Singer: Stefanie Irányi. Orchestra: Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland‐Pfalz. Conductor: Gregor Bühl.
    • Max Reber - Orchestral Songs.
    • Capriccio.
    • 019.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No.4 in E flat major, BWV.1010 (Sarabande)

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt.
    • Bach: Cello Suites.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Carousel Waltz (Carousel)

    Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • American Light Music Classics.
    • Hyperion.
    • 22.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction and Royal March of the Lion (Carnival of the Animals)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Lilya Zilberstein. Performer: Andrey Baranov. Performer: Michael Guttman. Performer: Lyda Chen. Performer: Alexandre Debrus. Performer: Enrico Fagone.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends Live from the Lugano Festival 2013.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 10.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Impromptu, Op.24 No.1

    Performer: Håvard Gimse.
    • Sibelius: Piano Music Vol.1: Havard Gimse.
    • Naxos.
    • 010.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dance No 2, Op 45

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Warner Classics.

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