Live from the Festival
Conductor Andrew Davis Michie Koyama (piano) Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 2 in C minor
Uta Alison Waley reads and discusses the Japanese Uta poems translated by her husband, Arthur Waley.
With readings in Japanese by Mariko Ihara.
Symphonie fantastique (Given in association with Komatsu)
Albinoni Adagio in G minor
Overture di Ballo
9.43 Bach, orch Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
9.52 Trad Svatba (The Wedding); Polegnala e Todora (Love chant)
Oboe Concerto in F
10.19 Artists of the week:
The Songmakers' Almanac
Balfe Trust Her Not
Sullivan Coming Home
Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche
10.46 Composer of the Week preview:
Liszt Tarantelles napolitaines (Venezia e Napoli)
A Musical Joke (K522)
11.15 Schumann Unterm
Fenster, Op 34 No 3
Brahms Abendlied , Op 92 No
11.23 Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty: Prologue. Discs
Staging Baroque Opera Can operas written three centuries ago still appeal to modem audiences? Directors, musicians, academics and historians offer some insights and opinions. Presented by George Pratt.
Producer Svend Brown
Armed with a recipe for chip butties, Leslie Forbes meets Mike McCartney and Adrian Henri in the latter's Liverpool kitchen to find out what really fed Britain's most "gear" and "happening" city.
Including the world premiere of a 60s food poem by Adrian Henri.
conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Dmitri Alexeev (piano) Sibelius Finlandia
Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat
(Given in the Brangwyn Hall as part of last year's Swansea Festival in association with South Wales Electricity)
Schubert String Quartet in A minor (D804) Haydn
String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (The Lark) Bartok
String Quartet No 5
Bach Solo Cantatas
Cantatas No 199: Mein
Herze schwimmt im Blut, No 55: Ich armer Mensch, ich Sundenknecht
5.05 Interval Reading
5.10 No 54: Widerstehe doch der Siinde;
No 82: Ich habe genug Judith Nelson (soprano) Jennifer Lane (alto)
Jeffrey Thomas (tenor) James Weaver (bass)
American Bach Soloists of San Francisco
Paul Crossley (piano) Szymanski
A Study of Shade Lutoslawski
Golub Kaplan Carr Trio Haydn Piano Trio in C (HXV27)
Nicholas Maw Piano Trio
Disraeli and Prince Albert are planning a revolution. Queen Victoria is seducing Florence Nightingale. The heir to the throne is a Siamese Win. Edward Bond 's notorious play, adapted for radio by the author, rises again, its voltage undiminished. As described by John Russell Taylor , Early
Morning depicts "a world of arbitrary, institutionalised cruelty, where cannibalism, metaphorical and later literal, is the order of the day, and ... people 'don't just hate their own life - they hate life itself. It's a matter of conscience, like duty in the blood.'"
This was the last play to be banned by the Lord Chamberlain before the abolition of his office in 1968. Director David Benedictus
A concert given earlier this evening in the Barbican Hall, London. Conductor
Michael Tilson Thomas
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (violin)
Violin Concerto in D minor
10.05 Interval Reading
Symphony No 1
(Mahler's Eighth next Saturday
The improvising group
AMM, formed in 1965, still includes two of its founding members -
Eddie Prevost (percussion) and Keith Rowe (guitar and electronics) - now joined by John Tilbury (piano) and Rohan de Saram (cello).
Brian Morton introduces a recording of an invitation concert which they gave earlier this year.