Caprice-valse: Wedding Cake
Maria de la Pau (piano) CBSO/Louis Fremaux
7.12 Dvorak Romance, Op 11: Saint Paul CO/
Pinchas Zukerman (violin)
First of two programmes. The tenor Nigel Rogers , accompanied by the harpsichordist Danilo Costantini , performs a recital in which secular
Venetian cantatas are framed by solo motets.
with Edward Greenfield.
Building a Library: Christmas carols by Brian Kay ;
Nicholas Anderson reviews a new recording of the complete Corelli; Lyndon Jenkins reviews new issues of Delius including A Village Romeo and Juliet.
10.40 Record Release
Corelli Concerto grosso, Op 6 No 9: Accademia
10.50 Delius North
Welsh National Opera Orchestra/Mackerras
11.18 Elgar Concert Allegro
Alan Gravill (piano)
Ode a la musique
Barbara Hendricks (sop) Toulouse-Midi-Pyrenees Chorus; Toulouse
11.39 Corelli Violin
Sonata in D
Dong-Suk Kang (violin) Gothenburg SO/Jarvi
12.09 Mark Steyn talks to conductor
John McGlinn about his new recording of Kiss Me,
Kate and introduces some numbers from it. Records
Producer Nicholas Morgan
('Record Review is repeated on Boxing Day at 2.00pm)
The last of four reflections on language by the composer Hugh Wood. Music and Sweet Poetry
Katia and Marielle
Debussy En blanc et noir Poulenc Sonata (1918); Capriccio; Elegie;
L 'Embarquement pour
Cythere Milhaud Scaramouche
leader Felix Kok conductor Tadaaki Otaka
David Pyatt (horn) Britten Four Sea
Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Strauss Horn Concerto
No 2 in Eflat
2.45 Interval Reading
2.50 Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat, Op 55
Haydn Quartet in D. Op 71 No
Beethoven Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Rasumovsky) (R)
with Charles Fox
As the end of the century approaches, Christopher Cook , with Roy Porter and Robert Hewison , investigates the relationship between new trends in the arts and their moment in history. Do revolutionary new forms tend to occur at the beginning of a century, and is there a tendency to return to more familiar practices as the century closes?
Producers Tim Dee. John Boundy
Grieg Ballade in G minor, Op 24
Preludes: G sharp minor, Op 32 No 12; G minor, Op 23 No 5; G flat, Op 23 No 10; C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2; Liebesleid; Liebesfreud (R)
Saint-Saens three-act opera, given earlier this evening at the Vienna State Opera.
Samson... PLACIDO DOMINGO (tenor) (mezzo) (baritone) (bass)(bass) (tenor) (baritone) (baritone)
Vienna State Opera and Orchestra conductor Georges Pretre Act
8.15 A Stroll in Vienna
Architect and designer Carl Aubock visits the Opera House and talks to Judith Bumpus about the theatre as a glittering social mecca.
8.35 Act 2
9.20 Roderick Swanston on the story of Samson and Delila.
9.40 Act 3
(In association with ORF)
A discussion chaired by Robert Hewison.
Madrigals for violin and viola
Dvorak Terzetto in C for two violins and viola, Op 74
Christian Altenburger and Ernst Kovacic (violins) Gerard Causse (viola)
Lassus Magnificat: Aria de un sonetto
The second of three programmes in which
Cormac Rigby reads from a commentary on the Magnificat form, The
Myroure ofOure Ladye. Tallis Scholars director Peter Phillips (R) (Final programme tomorrow at 11.50pm)