Essential Classics is a Music programme.

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Essential Classics

With Rob Cowan. Including 9.00 Music to intrigue, surprise and entertain. 9.30 Musical challenge: name the television show or film that featured a particular piece of classical music. 10.00 Rob's guest is historian and broadcaster Suzannah Lipscomb, who selects her favourite pieces of classical music. 10.30 Music on Location: Paris. Rob explores the concert spirituel, the first public concert society in France, introducing Rameau's grand motet In convertendo. 11.00 Artist of the Week: violinist and conductor Reinhard Goebel. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048. Musica Antiqua Koln/Reinhard Goebel (violin). Plus Canada 150: Rob marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the nation by sharing a favourite recording by a classic Canadian artist. Schubert: Piano Sonata in A, D959. Anton Kuerti (piano).

Genre: Music

Running Time: 180 minutes (approx)

When is Essential Classics next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three Tomorrow, 9:00am and on BBC Radio Three June 27th, 9:00am. See more...