Chopin Sonata in B flat minor Ravel Gaspard de la nuit
Strauss Festmusik der Stadt Wien: PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE
9.8* Othmar Schoeck Horn Concerto in D minor HERMANN BAUMANN VIENNA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by DIETFRIED BERNET
9.27* Loewe Ballades: Tom der Reimer; Die Uhr; Erlkbnig THEO ADAM (baSS)
RUDOLF DUNCKEL (piano)
9.43' Brahms Piano Trio in c, Op 87: JOSEF SUK (violin) JANOS STARKER (cello) JULIUS KATCHEN (piano)
10.15* Mozart Abendempfind ung: Der Zauberer
ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (sop) GEOFFREY PARSONS (piano)
10.25* Stravinsky Ballet: Apollo BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN gramophone records
Allegri String Quartet direct from the Pittville Pump Room Part 1
Shostakovich Quartet No 3, in F, Op 73
Maxwell Davies Quartet
Nell Duncan , the Arts Council of Great Britain's newly appointed Director for Regional Development, talks about his job and new directions in Arts Council policy.
Part 2 Beethoven
Quartet in F, Op 135
(2.30 pm: Black Dyke Mills Band)
Music by Delius LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, COnducted by SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI gramophone records
with Donald Milner
led by MAURICE BRETT conducted by DIEGO MASSON with CARLOS ALSINA (piano)
Vivaldi Concerto in D minor, for string orchestra (L'estro armonico)
Mozart Masonic Funeral Music (K 477)
Schubert Symphony No 2
Black Dyke Mills Band conducted by GEOFFREY BRAND direct from the Town Hall Part 1
Edward Gregson March Prelude Meindert Boekel Scherzo Elgar Severn Suite
Martin Dalby Music for brass band
Thomas Wilson Refrains and Cadenzas (first performance: festival commission)
Introduced by John Amis
GEOFFREY BRAND, HARRY MORTIMER and SIR WILLIAM WALTON discuss the position of the brass band in its own field and that of the concert hall, and THOMAS WILSON talks about his new work. Producer DENYS GUEROULT Part 1
Gregson Concerto Grosso Phyllis Tate Illustrations Bliss Suite: Kenilworth
Part 2 followed by an Interlude
Le Nozze di Figaro - The Marriage of Figaro
Comic opera in four acts
Libretto by LORENZO DA PONTE after BEAUMARCHAIS
Music by Mozart (sung in Italian)
direct from Glyndebourne
Comic opera about masters and their servants, and the complications arising out of their relationships with one another.
Figaro, the Count's valet KNUT SKRAM (baritone) Susanna, the Count's maid ILEANA COTRUBAS (soprano) Dr Bartolo MARIUS RINTZLER (bass) Mareellina, his housekeeper NUCCI CÖNDO (mezzo-soprano) Cherubino, the Countess's page FREDERICA VON STADE (soprano) Count Almaviva BENJAMIN LUXON (baritone) Don Basilic a music teacher JOHN FRYATT (tenor) Countess Almaviva ELIZABETH HARWOOD (soprano) Antonio, a gardener, Susanna's uncle.. THOMAS LAWLOR (bass) Don Curzio, a lawyer BERNARD DICKERSON (tenor) Barbarina, Antonio's daughter ELIZABETH GALE (soprano) First bridesmaid ANGELA WHITTINGHAM (soprano) Second bridesmaid ElDDWEN HARRHY (soprano)
GLYNDEBOURNE CHORUS chorus-master PETER ROBINSON LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ]eader RODNEY FRIEND conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD Producer PETER HALL
The action takes place in Spain during the 18th century.
6.10* In at the Beginning SIR RUDOLF BING reads from his memoirs, 5,000 Nights at the Opera, his account of working at Glyndebourne between 1935 and 1939.
6.25' Figaro Act 2
7.20* Peter Hall, producer of Figaro, talks about his approach to the opera.
To love the little platoon we belong to in society, is the first principle (the germ as it were) of public affections. Conor Cruise O'Brien 's favourite quotation is the Edmund Burke famous line and constitutes a recurring motif in much of his own writings. Dr O'Brien now Minister of Posts and Telegraphs in the Irish Government, critic. journalist, playwright and historian. talks with BRIAN INGLIS about his life and work.
Readings by DENYS HAWTHORNE CYRIL SHAPS , CLIFTON JONES and DAVID SINCLAIR
Research BRIAN GARRETT Producer MAURICE LEITCH
A talk by W. B. STANFORD , Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Dublin.
The brevity, the transcience. of joy and of youth and of life itself is a constant theme in Greek thinking about happiness The Greeks were deeply saddened by the knowledge that their finest joys were precarious, impermanent, fleeting.
Beethoven Rondo in G, Op 51 No 2
Schumann Nachtstucke, Op 23 gramophone records
with Derek Jewell. This week he plays the work of the Breton Celtic harpist. ALAN STIVELL , and some modern Australian artists. gramophone records