NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN Smetana Overture; Polka; Furiant; Dance of the clowns (The Bartered Bride)
7.24* Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2: LEONARD BERNSTEIN
7.43* Strauss Symphonic Poem: Till Eulenspiegel: records
STUTTGART CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conducted by KARL MÛNCHINGER Pachelbel, arr Miinchinger Canon
8.11* Mozart A Musical Joke (K 522)
8.29* Gluck Chaconne (Paride ed Elena)
8.39* Strauss Prelude (Capriccio). for string sextet
8.50* Wolf Italian Serenade gramophone records
Janacek Two Moravian Dances RADOSLAV KVAPIL (piano) Pohadka (Fairy-tale)
STANISLAV APOLIN (cello) RADOSLAV KVAPIL (piano) Quartet No 1
JANACEK STRING QUARTET
Sonata for violin and piano PETR MESSIEREUR
JARMILA KOZDERKOVA: records
THE TOAD CHOIR conductor IAN MACRORIE sing music by Finzi and Vaughan Williams
THE CHOIR OF NOTRE DAME HIGH
SCHOOL, DUMBARTON conductor JEAN GRAHAM sing music by Tchaikovsky and Kodaly, and spirituals arranged by Hugh Roberton
Third of 15 programmes
Franck Piano Quintet in F minor
LINDSAY STRING QUARTET With ANDRE TCHAIKOWSKY
ASHISH KHAN (sarod)
PRANESH KHAN (sarod) UMARESH KHAN (tabla)
ALEXANDER YOUNG (tenor) JOHN NOBLE (baritone) BBC SINGERS director JOHN POOLE
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA loader ELI GOREN conducted by COLIN DAVIS
Christopher Shaw Cantata: Peter and the Lame Man (first performance)
Beethoven Symphony No 2
Murray Perahia (piano) Scarlatti Three Sonatas
Mozart Sonata in D (K 576)
Schumann Fantasiestiicke , Op 12 (From the Friends' Meeting House, Manchester. Eighth of 12 concerts promoted by the Manchester Midday Concerts Society in association with the BBC)
Opera in a prologue and five acts. Music by Lully
Edited by Lionel Salter
Libretto by PHILIPPE QUINAULT (sung in French)
Lully. who wrote his Alceste in 1674. was the first of 15 composers to base an opera on the Euripides play. As well as Gluck (1767), they include Hundel (1734) and Egon Wellesz (1924).
BBC CHORUS Continuo:
MARTIN ISEPP (harpsichord) DEREK SIMPSON (cello)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA leader JURGEN HESS conducted by LIONEL SALTER Producer VERONICA SLATER Prologue and Act 1
Alceste BRIAN TROWELL talks about Lully and his opera Alceste.
3.10' Alceste, Acts 2 and 3 4.5* Worlds Apart?
Anne Pashley , former Olympic silver medallist, compares her short career as athlete with her lasting one as a singer,
4.30* Alceste, Acts 4 and 5
Written and presented by David Munrow
Haydn's life as musical director in the Esterhazy household.
6.30 Early Years at School A series of 12 programmes 12: The Child's Eye View
HILDA WURR visits a multi-racial primary school to talk to children and teachers about their school life.
Book, 70p: see page 31
A fortnightly programme exploring the science behind a story of current interest.
Presented by BARBARA MYERS
7.10 New series
The Bonus Years
Eleven programmes on the needs of older people and the opportunities open to them. Presented by DAVID HOBMAN 1: The Image of Age
How do we regard old age? And what is the place of the older person in the community? Series producer JUDITH BUMPUS The ones who suffer most: p 2
In the last of his three postscript programmes Charles Fox ends the series by focusing once again on the music of Scott Joplin. Included are performances of his rags on the piano and harpsichord, as well as in band arrangements (records); and an interview with Joshua Rifkin about Joplin's music
Oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra
JESSYE NORMAN (soprano)
BRIGITTE FASSBAENDER (meZZO-sop)
BIRGIT FINNIL Ä (contralto) RENÉ KOLLO (tenor)
DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU (bar) RAFFAELE ARIE (bass) ANDREW FOLDI (bass) CHORUS OF THE ORTF*
BAVARIAN RADIO CHORUS AND
ORCHESTRA conducted by RAFAEL KUBELIK
During the interval
The Stunted Universe LYN WEBSTER analyses what she sees as the failure of today's poets to deal with the underlying spiritual problems of our age.
Readers FRASER KERR and HILDA SCHRODER
E. F. Schumacher in conversation With MICHAEL SHANKS
E. F. Schumacher has become known for a variety of unorthodox opinions in economics, and especially for his advocacy of small-scale or ' intermediate' technology as the humane path to development. But his views go well outside economics to encompass a whole moral philosophy.
Second of two programmes in which Gillian Weir plays the whole of Part 3 on the organ of the Church of St Thomas the Martyr, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Quartet No 3, in E flat minor. Op 30: BORODIN STRING QUARTET