The Enlightenment: The Geneva Episode
The Magic Flute
7.08 Albeniz Cordoba
(Cantos de Esparla)
7.16 Vivaldi Flute
Concerto in G (R 437)
Rondo Brillant in E flat
7.46 Beethoven March in D (WoO 24)
7.54 Nielsen Little Suite
8.13 Elgar Three Bavarian Dances Records
Wissam Boustany (flute) leuan Jones (harp)
Mozart Concerto (K 299) Stravinsky Puldnella BBC Bristol (R)
with Edward Greenfield.
Building a Library: Vaughan Williams 's Sea Symphony, with Michael Kennedy ;
Nicholas Kenyon on Baroque choral music. Producer Anthony Cheevers
Radio 3 moves to Berlin for a special celebration of the city that is once again the centre of world attention.
Welcome to Berlin
John Tusa and John Drummond preview the weekend's highlights, introduce the cultural and political issues of the moment and look forward to Sunday's East German local elections.
Editors Brian Barfield ,
Clive Bennett , Tim Suter Producers Julian Hale ,
Elizabeth Burke ,
Andrew Kurowski , Harry Schneider
Freies Berlin for
Klassik nach Zwolf with Berlin RSO.
Reissiger Clarinet Concertino: Dieter Klocker; conductor
Schubert, orch Liszt Wanderer Fantasy Joseph Kalichstein (piano); conductor Gary Bertini
Variations: conductor Rudolf Alberth
and Souvenirs: A City in Transit
Philip Brady explores the changing landscape of Berlin, travelling against the tide from West to East: from the capitalist present which draws East Berliners to a grander, older Berlin, east of the Wall. Artists, writers, theatre people and passers-by remember their city's past and talk about what Berlin means now.
Herbert von Karajan with Richard Osborne. 6: The Berlin Philharmonic
Mozart Symphony No 35 Wagner Die Walkiire (Act 1, Scene 3)
Gundula Janowitz (sop) Jon Vickers (tenor)
Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
Respighi Pines of Rome Records
Will German unification lead to a revival of traditional nationalist values? A discussion chaired by John Tusa.
Michael Oliver explores Berlin's musical archives with music by Quantz, Schaffrath, the Brothers Graun, Telemann and Weber among others. With the Academy of Early Music and the Berlin Baroque trio.
, bom in Berlin in 1929, talks to John Drummond about his childhood memories of the city, his family's involvement in the opposition to Hitler and his hopes for the city's future.
Quintet in Eflat, Op 16 Poulenc Sextet
Aulos Wind Quintet
Anthony Spiri (piano)
James Naughtie with reports and information about Berlin's opera houses. And Hans Wemer Henze introduces his new opera....
The first performance of Henze s opera based on Mishima's novel The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea live from Deutsche Oper, Berlin.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper, conductor Markus Stenz
7.50 Hans Wemer
Henze, in conversation with John Drummond , talks about his relationship with Berlin.
8.30 Part 2
Fvsako Kuroda, a widow:
Noburo, her 13-year-old son, also called No 3:
Ryuji Tsukazaki, a merchant sailor:
Friends ofNoburu: No 1, the leader:
Critics and artists discuss the Henze opera, the Theatertreffen and other major events and trends in Berlin's cultural life.
John Tusa 's guests include Peter Conrad , Philip Brady and, from Berlin, writer and actor Hans Zischler and painter Sarah Haffner.
Chemo Jobatey explores 'alternative' Berlin, from the bars which make this the gay capital of Europe through the revival of punk, to 'lambada' socialism in the East.
Coco Schumann survived Auschwitz by playing the guitar. He describes why he came back to Berlin to make a living as a jazz musician.
Radio 3 joins RIAS Berlin for its regular weekly jazz programme featuring the RIAS
Big Band, conducted by Barry Ross. Plus recordings from the Berlin Jazz Festival.