The Works

Major pieces, familiar and unfamiliar from new CDs which arrive every day, and the huge back-catalogue of classic recordings.

9:00 AM Today

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll - Scottish CO/Robin Ticciati (Linn CKD 540)

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No 5 in F Op 24, Spring - Isabelle Faust (vln), Alexander Melnikov (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2025.27)

MOZART: Symphony No 41 in C K551, Jupiter - Concentus Musicus, Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Sony 88843 02635)

BACH: English Suite No 2 in A minor BWV807 - András Schiff (pno) (Decca 421 640)

RR BENNETT: Missa brevis - Cambridge Singers/John Rutter (Collegium CSACD 901)

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb Op 83 - Maurizio Pollini (pno), Dresden State Orch/Christian Thielemann (DG 479 2384)

9:00 AM Tomorrow

BRITTEN: Simple Symphony Op 4 - English CO/Gilbert Levine (Arabesque Z 6603)

RACHMANINOV: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini - Yuja Wang (pno), Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado (DG 477 9308)

ROSSINI: Petite Messe Solennelle - Kirchheim Vocal Consort/Tonu Kaljuste, Simon Bucher (pno), Andreas Grasle (harmonium) (Carus 83 406)

MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet in Eb (1823) - Mandelring Quartet (Audite 92.656)

HAYDN: Symphony No 96 in D, Miracle - Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Dorati (Decca 425 935)