A wonderfully bubbly Bach aria for baritone and trumpet but with its original secular text so that I don’t get in trouble for posting Christmas music.
The last piece Stravinsky ever wrote – a delightfully quirky setting of The Owl and the Pussycat
Khatia and Gvantsa Buniatishvili just messing around on a piano in a forest.
A refreshing and very English piece of music that I first heard in an unexpected place.
A big favourite with parish church choirs, and this is a particularly zingy performance.
Today’s music has been chosen by my friend Clare, who’s known me since we were tiny and is still my friend.
After a bleak night, the sun breaks forth. This aria from Handel’s opera Ariodante is a champagne breakfast to go with a radiant dawn.
Rachmaninov’s thrilling setting of the Russian Orthodox Hymn of the Resurrection from his All-Night Vigil. Happy Easter.