Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
L'Horloge de Fbre Lajos Lencses (oboe)
Stuttgart RSO/Uri Segal
Bavarian Radio Chorus and SO/Colin Davis
7.31 Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor (Hen) Montreal Sinfonietta/ Charles Dutoit
7.56 Telemann 'Paris'
Quartet No 6 in E minor Ensemble Florilegium
8.16 Mendelssohn, compl Fanny
Mendelssohn Songs from Op 9
Barbara Bonney (soprano) Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Piano Concerto in A minor
Lars Vogt (piano)
9.05 Record Review continues with Richard Osborne.
Building a Library: Strauss's Elektra by Michael Kennedy.
John Warrack investigates the record companies' sudden interest in the music of Clara Wieck , later Clara Schumann.
10.35 Record Release
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 7
Angela Cheng (piano)
Women's Philharmonic/ Jo Ann Falletta
10.59 Clara Schumann
Six Songs, Op 13
Isabel Lippitz (soprano)
Deborah Richards (piano)
Violin Sonata, Op 18
Anne Akiko Meyers (violin) Rohan da Silva (piano)
11.42 William Shuman
Symphony No 10 (American Muse) St Louis SO/
12.12 Michael Fine is a one-man record factory for Koch International
Classics. As he explains to Anthony Burton , next to his office is an editing suite where he can do a few splices when he is not recording more rare repertoire, such as this best-selling modern concerto:
12.38 Ellen Taaffe
Zwilich Flute Concerto
Doriot Anthony Dwyer (flute)
LSO/James Sedares. Discs Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(9.05-10.35 repeated Wednesday at 2.00pm)
Natalia Gutman (cello)
Beethoven Grosse Fuge , Op
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor (D703)
String Quintet in C (D956)
Vivaldi Concerto in A minor, Op 3 No 5
Simon Standage and Miles Golding (violins) English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock
Piccolo Concerto per Muriel Couvreux
Bruno Canino (piano) Dallapiccola
Ensemble/Luigi Suvini Discs
Koussevitzky Foundation Commissions: 1945-51
Humphrey Burton presents the final programme of his 12-part series reflecting the legacy of the great Russian maestro and patron of 20th-century music Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951). With contributions from
Harry Ellis Dickson and Leonard Bernstein.
Ruth Posselt (violin) Columbia SO/
Symphony No 7
Philadelphia Orchestra/ Eugene Ormandy Virgil Thomson
Five songs from the opera 'Lord Byron'
Martyn Hill (tenor)
Budapest SO/James Bolle Honegger
Symphony No 5 (Di tre re) Boston SO/Charles Munch Bernstein Serenade
(after Plato's Symposium) Gidon Kremer (violin)
Israel PO/The Composer Discs
Series Producer John Evans
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott
The third opera in Wagner's epic Ring cycle. Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. The young Siegfried kills the dragon Fafner and the dwarf Mime, who has brought him up, so as to recover the long-lost ring of the Nibelung. A true hero, he is also fated to rescue the Valkyrie
Brunnhilde, who was cast out from Valhalla.
Sung in German.
Brunnhilde.GWYNETH JONES (sop)
Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra conductor James Levine. Act
7.00 A Night Out at the Met Formed in 1883 by a group of millionaires unable to obtain boxes at the Academy of Music, the New York
Metropolitan Opera rapidly achieved international eminence. But, as well as attracting the world's most celebrated singers, the Met has always been a place for the audience to dress up, be seen and score social points off one another. Jerry Miller finds out what opera goers past and present have looked for in a night out at the Met.
7.30 Act 2
8.45 The Metropolitan Opera Quiz
Listeners challenge three opera experts.
0 QUESTIONS for future
Metropolitan Opera Quizzes to: Texaco Opera Quiz. 101 Park
Avenue. Suite 1812, New York, NY 10178 (by Air Mail)
9.30 Act 3
(An EBU presentation in association with the Texaco
Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network)
('Gdtterda'mmerung' next Saturday at 5.00pm)
The innovative American guitarist Bill Frisell, with Kermit Driscoll (bass), Joey Baron (drums) and special guest Don Byron
(clarinets), recorded in concert at the Queen
Elizabeth Hall , London, in January during their tour for the Contemporary Music Network.
Introduced by Stuart Nicholson , who talks to Bill Frisell during the interval.