Essential Classics with Ian Skelly: Liszt's Mazeppa, Marjory Kennedy Fraser, George Alagiah
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Ian Skelly.
Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today's starter is a death-defying wild horse ride - Liszt's Mazeppa. Other musical highlights include a new recording of Brahms's serene German Requiem, and, as the leaves start to fall, Vivaldi's depiction of Autumn.
1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles. Davina Shum on Marjory Kennedy-Fraser in the Hebrides.
1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the journalist, writer and newsreader George Alagiah.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection. A beautiful 17th century lament by Francesca Caccini.