II mondo della luna CONCENTUS MUSICUS.
7.06 Ravel Concerto for the left hand
PASCAL roge (piano) MONTREAL SOl
7.38 Mussorgsky The Triumphal March
(The Capture of Kars) LSO/CLAUDIO ABBADO
7.40 Rimsky-Korsakov A Hymn to Nature (The Invisible City of Kitezh) SNO/NEEME JARVI
7.45 Lyadov The Musical Box: MEXICAN STATE PO/ ENRIQUE BATIZ
7.47 Myaskovsky Violin Concerto
GRIGORI FEIGIN (violin) USSR RSO/
ALEXANDER DMITRIEV. Records
led by DENNIS SIMONS conducted by EDWARD DOWNES
MICHAEL COLLINS (clarinet)
Rossini Overture: William Tell
Finzi Clarinet Concerto Dvof ak Scherzo capriccioso
Haydn Sonata in F (H XVI 23)
EMANUEL AX (piano)
9.48 Byrd 0 magnum misterium
CAMBRIDGE SINGERS directed by JOHN RUTTER
9.55 Lalo Symphonie espagnole
JOSHUA BELL (piano) MONTREAL SO/DUTOIT
10.29 trad 11 est ne, Ie divin Enfant anon Nova! Nova!
CONSORT AND PLAYERS/ ANDREW PARROTT
10.35 Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker: Act 1
ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE. COVENT GARDEN/MARK ERMLER
Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS
led by PETER THOMAS conducted by SIMON RATTLE
MEN'S VOICES OF CBSO CHORUS
HEINZ HOLLIGER (oboe)
PATRICK POWER (tenor)
Strauss Oboe Concerto
Liszt A Faust Symphony BBC Pebbk Mill
The first of four programmes in which the pianist Andras Schiff plays the six
English Suites, and the two- and three-part Inventions.
English Suites: No 1 in A (BWV 806); No 3 in G minor (BWV 808)
Beethoven Sextet in E flat, Op 81b Records
DAVID CAMPBELL (clarinet)
ANDREW BALL (piano)
Burgmuller Duo, Op 15 Milhaud Duo concertante, Op 351 Weber Grand duo concertant, Op 48
Aldeburgh Festival RODERICK CHADWICK (piano)
CLARE SELBY (piano)
IAIN SIMCOCK (organ/piano)
SUZANNE GODFREY (flute)
ANDREA HALLAM (cello)
WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL directed by JAMES O'DONNELL
Bizet Jeux d'enfants for piano duet, Op 22 Britten Friday
Afternoons, for children's voices and piano, Op 7; Gemini Variations for flute, violin and piano duet, Op 73
Schubert Psalm 23 (Gott ist mein Hirt) (D 706)
Britten Missa brevis, for boys' voices and organ, Op 63
(Given on 24 June in Southwold Church, in association with Waveney District Council) BBC Pebble Mill
ALMA PETCHERSKY (piano)
Tchaikovsky Sonata in G, Op 37
Dear Santa.... with Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on the arts.
Jill Neville (in the chair) talks with Anthony Curtis Peter Porter and Bryan Robertson.
This week's subjects: Fairy Story by Don Hawarth (2.30pm on Radio 4); Howard Zieff 's film Dream Time; Thark by Ben Travers at the Lyric, Hammersmith, London; Scarfeland, a collection of caricatures by Gerald Scarfe ; and Beryl Bainbridge 's new novel, An Awfully Big Adventure.
Producer phiup FRENCH. Mono
The second of three programmes.
CITY OF LONDON WIND
ENSEMBLE conducted by GEOFFREY BRAND
CHRISTIAN LINDBERG (trombone) Ireland, arr
Comedy Overture Derek Bourgeois
Trombone Concerto (first broadcast)
Hoist, arr Denis Wright A Moorside Suite BBC Manchester
A new studio production in Russian of Tchaikovsky's three-act opera (the original version of The Slippers) based on the Christmas Eve story by Gogol.
(first UK performance)
Patricia Routledge gives a witch's-eye view of the proceedings in narrations written by Patrick Garland based on Gogol's story.
Chorus of Opera North
chorusmaster Clive Timms
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra led by Dennis Simons conducted by Edward Downes
Repetiteur Christopher Middleton
Russian language coaches Victor Borovsky, Lydia Shorrocks, Katya Young, Lilya Payne
Technical presentation Harold Barnes
Producer JOHN EVANS
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Solokha the witch, a Widow:
Chub, an elderly Cossack:
Oksana, Chub's daughter:
Vakula, Solokha's son:
Officer on duty:
Master of Ceremonies:
A verse drama left in a fragmentary state by the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-89) and completed and shaped by Anthony Burgess, who also wrote the music.
With Elizabeth Mansfield as St Winefred and Edward Petherbridge as St Beuno.
In AD 660 Caradoc, a Welsh chieftain, desired Winefred, a virgin. When she refused him, he decapitated her. Her uncle St Beuno restored her to life, and a well, a source of pilgrimage ever since, gushed forth on the site.
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Inventions (BWV 772-86) English Suite No 5 in E minor (BWV 810) (Third programme on Christmas Eve at 6.45pm)
A first performance in this country of his setting of the seven
Advent '0' antiphons; heard with a Hymn to the Virgin by Henryk Gorecki in a framework of Marian plainchant. WESTERN WIND conducted by PAUL HILLIER