Images of America and Ireland
Presented by Paul Guinery and, from 9.05am, Anthony Burton. First, Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Vivaldi Sonata in C
Paul Goodwin (oboe) John Holloway (violin)
Colin Lawson (chalumeau) John Toll (organ)
7.14 Sibelius Incidental Music: King Christian II Sauli Tiilikainin (bar)
Iceland SO, conductor Petri Sakari
Overture in B flat
Prelude and Fugue in G (BWV550)
Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ)
Liturgy of St
John Chrysostom (excerpt) Russian State Symphony Cappella, conductor
Canzona matinata, Op 39 No 4; Sonata tragica, Op39No5
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weil
Schubert's String Quintet in C (D956) by Richard Osborne. Paul Banks reviews The Sixteen's set of Britten's choral music.
Jan Smaczny 's new releases of orchestral music by Michael Haydn and others suggest that the Classical style wasn't created only by masters like Haydn and Mozart.
Symphony in C sharp minor Concerto Koln
10.56 Britten Antiphon ; The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers , Margaret Phillips (organ), Stephen Westrop (piano)
Concerto No 3 in C
Mikael Ericsson (cello)
Suk Chamber Orchestra, conductor Petr Skvor
11.29 John Deathridge reviews lieder reissues of Schubert by Peter Pears and Hans Hotter , Mahler by Janet Baker and Geraint Evans , and recitals by Irmgard Seefried and Rita Streich , ending with a personal choice. Discs Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
Pamela Frank (violin) Peter Serkin (piano)
Bach Violin Sonata No 3 inE(BWV1016)
Busonl Violin Sonata
No 2 in E minor, Op 36a Takemrtsu Hika
Knussen Autumnal ,
Op 14 (Benjamin Britten in memoriam)
Brahms Violin Sonata
No 3 in D minor, Op (Given earlier this month in the Snape Maltings Concert Hall)
The ninth of ten programmes exploring his legacy as composer, conductor and pianist features recordings made during one year with the orchestra of which he was music director from to 1969, the New York Philharmonic. New York,
Copland Symphony No 3 Nielsen Flute Concerto
Julius Baker (flute) Roy Harris
Symphony No 3
Sibelius Symphony No 5 in E flat. Discs
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott
Christopher Cook investigates current images of women on film, looking particularly at Boxing
Helena, Innocent Blood and Jeanne Moreau 's new film, The Old Lady Who Walked into the Sea.
Ginette Vincendeau and Margaret Walters.
Producer Sally Marmion
Verdi's opera on Shakespeare's dock tragedy. From the English National Opera on the last night of the current season, the final performance under the artistic triumvirate of Peter
Jonas, David Pountney and Mark Elder.
Sung in English. Presented by Andrew Lyle. (bar) (sop) (bass) (tenor)(tenor) (sop) (bass) (bass) (tenor)
LILY RIDETT. LISA JANE WHITE
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
7.20 James Naughtie talks to producer David Pountney and conductor Mark Elder about tonight's production.
8.10 To the departed, power means nothing;
Sing them a "requiem bid them farewell
(Macbeth, Act 1)
Over the past eight years, the Jonas-Pountney-Elder team has given English National Opera a strong and individual voice in the operatic world. Their ideas, set out in their book Power
House, have resulted in outstanding productions like Rusalka, Xerxes and Lady Macbeth ofMtsensk. Rodney Milnes , Editor of Opera magazine, Gina Thomas , cultural correspondent of the Frankfurter Allgemeine
Zeitung, and theatre critic
Michael Billington consider the outgoing trio's achievements.
8.30 Acts 3 and 4 (Given in association with the Mercer's Company)
Quartettsatz in C minor (D703)
Piano Quintet in A (D667) (Trout) Emerson Quartet Wu Han (piano)
Brian Morton talks to
American trumpeter Wynton Marsalis about his career and in particular the difficulties of playing a repertoire of jazz and classical music. He also introduces a set recorded by Take 3 - Louise Elliott (tenor saxophone),
Laka Daisical (piano/vocal) and Josefina Cupido (drums/vocal).
Producer Derek Drescher