Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Dukas Overture: Polyeucte Nouvel Orchestre
Philharmonique/ Armin Jordan
7.17 Beethoven Ah! perfido ... Perpietd Charlotte Margiono (soprano)
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/
John Eliot Gardiner
Eric Parkin (piano) City of London
7.51 Haydn Divertimento in G (HIV 3) (Ixndon Trio) Jean-Pierre Rampal and Wolfgang Schulz (flutes) Gilbert Audin (bassoon)
8.11 Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Bartok Music for strings, percussion and celesta Ferenc Liszt CO/ Janos Rolla
9.05 Record Review continues with Roderick Swanston.
Building a Library
Honegger's Le roi David by Michael Oliver. Stephen Dodgson investigates a new set of Clementi's complete orchestral works. John Warrack on new lieder CDs, including three recordings of Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin.
10.35 Record Release Clementi
Symphony No 4 in D Philharmonia/
11.01 An extract from
John Warrack 's preferred version of Die Schone
11.35 Thirty years ago
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic were CBS's prize artists. Sony Classical are now reissuing the recordings they made, and David Gutman picks the plums.
Metamorphoses on themes of Carl Maria von Weber New York PO/
Leonard Bernstein. Records
Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(9.05-10.35 repeated Wednesday 2.00pm)
Poulenc Sextet for piano and wind
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op 114
Leon Kirchner Piano Trio Mozart Piano Quartet in Eflat(K493)
John Jenkins ' consort music played by the Parley of Instruments directed by Peter Holman. Record
Richard Osborne presents the last of 12 programmes documenting 150 years of music-making. Vienna Today
With contributions from
Claudio Abbado , James Levine and Sir Charles Mackerras.
J Strauss (son) Quadrille on themes from Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera " conductor Claudio Abbado
Mozart Symphony No 1 in E flat (K 16) conductor James Levine Schubert
Symphony No 3 in D conductor Carlos Kleiber
R Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos (excerpt)
Agnes Baltsa (mezzo)
Kathleen Battle (soprano) Hermann Prey (baritone) Heinz Zednik (tenor) conductor James Levine
Ravel Daphnis et Chloe (excerpt) Vienna State Opera Chorus conductor James Levine Boulez Notations [-IV conductor Claudio Abbado
Janacek The Cunning
Little Vixen (closing scene) Dalibor Jedlicka (bass) Peter Saray (treble) conductor
Series producer Patrick Lambert
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott
by Richard Strauss , live from the Royal Opera
House, Covent Garden, in John Cox 's new production with designs by David Hockney.
The high point of Strauss's collaboration with playwright Hugo von
Hofmannsthal, this huge fairy-tale opera set in the human and spirit world of the mythical South
Eastern Islands is an allegory on the transcending power of self-sacrifice and compassion for others - through which the Empress, the "woman without a shadow" who cannot bear children, finds her love finally fulfilled in fertility. Sung in German.
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra conductor Bernard Haitink
7.05 Music into Art
David Hockney talks to Natalie Wheen about his designs for Die Frau ohne Schatten.
7.25 Act 2
8.35 Child of Sorrow
The troubled evolution of Die Frau ohne Schatten is highlighted through the correspondence between
Hofmannsthal and Strauss.
8.55 Act 5
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Voice from above:
Guardian of the Threshold:
Christopher Cook presents a bi-media edition, including reviews of Radio 4's new series Tolstoy - at War and Peace, BBC2's Performance drama season, and the series Catholics and Sex on Channel 4.
Producer Abigail Appleton
Brian Morton talks to South African pianist
Bheki Mseleku about his work and introduces a recording of a solo performance he gave in Symphony Hall,
Birmingham. Plus reviews of new albums by saxophonist Bill Perkins and the Metropole
Orchestra and by pianist Elaine Elias.
Producer Derek Drescher