Handel, arr Beecham Suite: The gods go a-begging
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Mozart The Magic Flute: Act 1 (excerpts)
GERHARD husch (baritone) HELGE ROSWAENGE (tenor)
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5, in E minor
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Delius Appalachia BBC CHORUS
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA records
Johann Strauss (son)
Reminiscences of Covent Garden, Op 329
VIENNA PO/WILLI BOSKOVSKY
Haydn Symphony No 57, in D L'ESTRO ARMONICO directed by DEREK SOLOMONS (violin)
Schubert Der Zwerg (D 771);
Wehmut (D 772); Herrn Joseph Spaun (D 749)
DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU (baritone)
GERALD MOORE (piano)
Schmidt Variations on a Hussar's Song
NEW PHILHARMONIA/HANS BAUER records
Introduced by Michael Oliver Rimsky-Korsakov and opera: some reflections by Edward Downes
Echoes and Resonances - the music of Alfred Schnittke by Gerard McBurney. Soprano centenaries:
John Steane reassesses the voices of two French singers, Ninon Vallin and Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi .
Producers GRAHAM SHEFFIELD and ANDREW LYLE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 2. Opm)
Chopin Scherzo No 2, in B flat minor, Op 31
Debussy Images, Book 1
Prokofiev Sonata No 6, in A, Op 82
(A re-broadcast of last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert)
(Tomorrow at 1.5pm: Paata
Burchuladze, bass, and Marina Beridze. piano)
to mark the United Kingdom's Presidency of the European Community, given last
Wednesday in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales in the Guildhall, City of London HEATHER HARPER (soprano) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader RODNEY FRIEND conducted by LOTHAR ZAGROSEK
Luciano Berio Quattro versioni originali delta 'Ritirata
Notturna di Madrid' di Luigi Boccherini
Britten Les illuminations
Beethoven Symphony No 4, in B flat major
(Presented by the Royal Philharmonic Society in association with British Olivetti Limited)
A simultaneous broadcast withBBC2 seepage 47
Catherine Smith (oboe/ cor anglais)
Sandra MacKay (oboe)
Nicholas Hunka (bassoon) David Owen Norris (harpsichord) attrib Handel Trio-Sonata No 2, in D minor
Elizabeth Maconchy Trittico
Alessandro Besozzi Trio-Sonata No 4, in A minor
Jonathan Harvey Modemsky Music (R)
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 NASH ENSEMBLE BBC Bristol (R)
Vladislav Chemushenko direct from Leningrad
The British broadcasting debut of Russia's oldest choir. Parti
The Historical Perspective Music by former directors of the Kapella Dmitriy Bortnyansky and Mikhail Glinka ; part of Tchaikovsky's and Rachmaninov's Vigils; and some of the earliest sacred chants, recently deciphered by musicologists at the Leningrad Conservatoire.
3.55* Interval Talk:
'The First Russian Choir'
A look at the history of the choir from its foundation in 1479 to today, when it is, in the Director's words, a 'bouquet of voices'.
4.15* Part 2
The Living Tradition
Works by Soviet composers, especially those connected with Leningrad: Solvyov-Sedoy, Sviridov and Yelcheva
Songs from the War years, settings of Pushkin, and a suite celebrating the rich tradition of a Russian wedding, build up to a finale of folk songs specially arranged for the Kapella.
byjEANBENEDETTI with and The Moscow Art Theatre was founded in 1897 by a leading actor and director, Konstantin Stanislavsky , and a leading critic and author,
Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko . The success of Chekhov's The
Seagull a year later confirmed the soundness of their approach. But by 1902 personality differences and artistic disagreements began to emerge. The sad story of the deterioration of their relationship is told in a series of often bitterly personal letters which were exchanged between 1902 and 1917. Directed by JOHN THEOCHARIS (R)
Hungarian Rhapsody No 8, in F sharp minor; Three Concert Studies; Hungarian Rhapsody No 2, in c sharp minor played by BARBARA NISSMAN
A short story by the Swiss writer, ADOLF MUSCHG , translated from the German by ANTHONY vtvis and read by John Moffatt Producer JUDITH bumpus
Sviatoslave Richter (piano) English Chamber Orchestra leader Emanuel Hurwitz conducted by Benjamin Britten
Parti Adagio and Fugue in C minor (K546)
Piano Concerto No 22, in E flat (K 482) (cadenzas by Britten)
John Wilders , Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, examines the Oxford University Press's new Complete Works of William Shakespeare , the first radically revised British edition for over 30 years.
Symphony No 40, in G minor (k'iFtfft
(Aldeburgh Festival, 1967) (R)
There is a new chair at the University of Edinburgh. It is occupied by Professor Robert Morris , who includes the possibility that goldfish can send telepathic messages to other goldfish among his research interests.
Professor Morris is the first holder of the Koestler Chair of Parapsychology.
In conversation with Dr Nicholas Humphrey , he discusses the present state of research into the paranormal, and outlines his strategies for bringing scientific rigour to the field.
Producer GEOFF DEEHAN
Violin Concerto (Offertorium) GIDON KREMER (violin)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by LIONEL FRIEND
Gubaidulina, in her mid-50s, is just beginning to be known outside the USSR, New York and Berlin have heard new works recently, and her music will feature throughout Radio 3's Russian Season
Sonata in E flat (H xvi 49); Variations in F minor (Hxvn6)
LINDA NICHOLSON (fortepiano) (R)
Four centres of the Russian Orthodox tradition 1: Moscow
A visit to some of Moscow's churches during Easter Week 1985 and a unique contribution from the sect of Old Believers. (Swedish Radio recording)