The Works

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

10:00 AM Today

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 6 in B minor Op 74, Pathétique - Swedish CO/Thomas Dausgaard (BIS SACD 1959)

POULENC: Concerto in D minor for two pianos - François-René Duchâble, Jean-Philippe Collard (pno duo), Rotterdam Phil/James Conlon (Erato ECD 88140)

VERDI: Four Sacred Pieces - Donika Mataj (sop), St Cecilia National Academy Chorus & Orch, Rome/Antonio Pappano (Warner 9 84524)

MASSENET: Orchestral Suite No 5, Neapolitan Scenes - New Zealand SO/Jean-Yves Ossonce (Naxos 8.553125)

10:02 AM Tomorrow

ANDERSON: Irish Suite, The Irish Washerwoman; The Minstrel Boy; The Rakes of Mallow; The wearing of the Green; The Last Rose of Summer; The Girl I left behind me - BBC Concert Orch/Leonard Slatkin (Naxos 8.559381)

LITOLFF: Concerto Symphonique No 4 in D minor Op 102 - Peter Donohoe (pno), Bournemouth SO/Andrew Litton (Hyperion CDA 66889)

SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No 2 in A Op 68 - Emerson String Quartet (DG 463 284)

KORNGOLD: Sursum Corda Op 13 - BBC Phil/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 9317)