Second of six programmes Abel Symphony in E flat, Op 10 No 3
TORONTO CO/BOYD NEEL
Arne Sonata No 3, in G CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (harpsichord)
Heliendaal Concerto Grosso in E flat, Op 3 No 4 ENGLISH CONCERT directed by TREVOR PINNOCK Avison Trio-Sonata in c, Op5No2
J. C. Bach Symphony in G minor, Op 6 No 6
NETHERLANDS CO/DAVID ZINMAN records
Second of five programmes
J. S. Bach Concerto in A, for oboe d'amore and orchestra (mono)
PHILHARMONIA/W ALTER SUSS KIND Elgar, ed Jacob Soliloquy for oboe and string orchestra BOURNEMOUTH SINFONIETTA/
NORMAN DEL MAR
Templeton Scherzo caprice (mono) with GERALD MOORE (piano)
Vaughan Williams Concerto in A minor, for oboe and string orchestra (mono)
PHILHARMONIA/W ALTER SUSSKIND records
Haydn Symphony No 46, in B major
Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53 CHRISTA LUDWIG (mezzo-soprano) PHILHARMONIA CHORUS AND
ORCHESTRA, OTTO KLEMPERER
Schubert Fantasia in F minor (D 940): MURRAY PERAHIA and RADU LUPU (piano duet) Ruggles Portals BUFFALO PO/MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS
Mozart Trio: Soave sia il vento (Cosi fan tutte, Act 1)
ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (SOpranO) CHRISTA LUDWIG (mezzo-soprano) WALTER BERRY (baSS)
Ravel Suite: Mother Goose
LOS ANGELES PO/CARLO MARIA GIUUNl records
Introduced by Michael Oliver It is proportion that beautifies everything.... music is measured by it: Peter Ie Huray on the musical proportions of Orlando Gibbons.
A conversation with the violinist Iona Brown. Italian music today:
David Osmond-Smith surveys the scene.
In search of a role: Philip Brett talks with Roger Savage about editing early music.
Producers GRAHAM SHEFFIELD and ANDREW LYLE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 2.0pm VHFIFM)
(cello and piano)
Suk Ballade and Serenade, Op 3 Kenneth Leighton Alleluja Pasca Nostrum
Martinu Sonata No 2
(A re-broadcast of last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert)
(Tomorrow at 1.5pm VHFIFM: Pierre Amoyal , violin, Pascal Roge. piano)
conducted by Herbert von Karajan
Mozart Divertimento in B flat (K287)
12.50* Interval Reading
12.55* Brahms Symphony No 2, in (Swiss Radio recording)
Haydn Sonata in B minor
(H xvi 32); Variations in F minor (Hxvn6)
Beethoven Sonata in A, Op2No2 BBC Wales
The Burghers of Calais (Die Burger von Calais) Opera in three acts Music by Rudolf Wagner-Regeny Text by CASPER NEHER
(sung in ELIZABETH FORBES'S English version)
(first UK performance)
Premiered in Berlin in 1939, the opera uncompromisingly questions man's individual responsibility for collective decisions and the moral and emotional residue of them.
The scene is Calais, at the end of the siege in 1347. Producer CUVE BENNETT Citizens of Calais
GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL CHORUS chorus-master IVOR BOLTON BBC SINGERS
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader MARTIN LOVEDAY conducted by SIMON JOLY Repetiteur JAMES HOLMES
DAVID HEATH and GILLIAN TINGAY
Josef Molnar Haru no Umi
(The Sea in Spring); Phantasy William Alwyn Naiades
, Ibert Entr 'acte trad, arr Galway Spanish love song
Gossec Tambourin BBC Bristol
An investigation of Irish theatre by DOUGLAS KENNEDY
The Irish theatre has been a mirror of Irish politics and society since the plays of Sean O'Casey. In its bom-again vitality since the 'troubles' of the 1970s and 80s. is it speaking for Ireland or simply 'talking to itself?
With Hugh Leonard.
Stephen Rea , Joe Dowling ,
Patrick Mason , Stewart Parker , Frank McGuinness and Tom Maclntyre Producer NED CHAILLET
Last of four programmes including all the collections of his late piano pieces
Three Intermezzi, Op 117; Rhapsody in B minor,
Op 79 No 1; Four pieces, Op 119
leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by Paavo Berglund Nigel Kennedy (violin)
Parti Stravinsky Scherzo a la russe Britten Violin Concerto
While encamped near the Suez Canal, I decide to test my swimming skills acquired in Tel Aviv. Once on the far side, and with ocean-going ships churning past at frequent intervals, I realise the enormity of my escapade. With another short break in the traffic, I chance it.
Even today, this memory fills me with terror.
Adam Czerniawski describes life in British-occupied
Palestine during World War II through the eyes of the 10-year-old Polish boy he was then.
Part 2 Sibelius
Symphony No 2, in D major
(Given on 24 April in the City Hall presented by Sheffield Philharmonic Concerts) BBC Manchester
Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano) John Shirley-Quirk (baritone) Kun Woo Paik (piano)
Steuart Bedford (piano) direct from Snape Maltings
Part 1 Ravel Histoires naturelles; Gaspard de la nuit
Denis Donoghue , Henry James
Professor of Letters at New York University, reflects on what
Washington Square means to New Yorkers today, and on what it meant to Catherine Sloper in James's novella.
Part 2 Gershwin
The man I love; I love to rhyme; The half of it, dearie, blues;
They all laughed; I got rhythm; Liza (all the clouds roll away);
Who cares?; I'll build a stairway to paradise; My one and only; Isn't it wonderful?; Do, do, do; Fascinating rhythm; Oh, lady, be good!; Sweet and low-down; Strike up the band; Three times a day; The jolly tar and the milkmaid; Isn't it a pity; Lorelei Grainger Fantasy on Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, for two pianos
(In association with the British Petroleum Company pic) BBCPebbleMilt
led by RICHARD STUDT conducted by Jane Glover
Christian Blackshaw (piano) Mozart Piano Concerto No 20, in D minor (K 466)
Haydn Symphony No 87, in A BBCBristol