Essential Classics with Ian Skelly: Eric Coates up high, Claire Skinner
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. This morning's starter is Strauss's exotic and pulse-racing Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome. Other musical highlights include JS Bach's evergreen Brandenburg Concerto No.3, and a keyboard concerto by his most famous son, CPE Bach.
1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music making of the British Isles.
1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the actress Claire Skinner.
1110 Essential Schubert Songs – one each day.
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.