Arts Foundation Course:
Anthony Burton introduces two hours of new releases. Haydn Violin Concerto in G (H Vila 4)
Pinchas Zukerman (violin) National Arts Centre
7.20 Lyapunov Ballade Moscow State Symphony
7.37 Martinu Ballet:
Echec au Roi
Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
8.06 Poulenc Sonata for
Roland Pbntinen and Love
8.30 Campion The Sypres Curten of the Night
Michael Chance (countertenor) Christopher Wilson (lute)
8.39 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a Atlanta Symphony
9.00 Building a Library Stephen Plaistow on Mozart's Piano Concerto
No 27 in B flat (K595), and Sarah Walker on new releases of contemporary music, including the first batch from BMG Classics' new label, Catalyst.
10.20 Record Release
James MacMillan Veni , Veni,
Emmanuel Evelyn Glennie (percussion) English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka
10.48 Nyman Time Will Pronounce
Trio of London
11.11 Monk Return to
Musica Sacra , director
Anthony Burton is joined by David Gutman , who has been listening to the first batch in EMI's new Profiles series - budget-price reissues centred around artists like Paul Kletzki , Carlo Maria Giulini and Leonid Kogan.
11.40 Britten Four Sea
Interludes, Op 33a Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert. Discs
George Pratt and his guests Peter Czornyj and Nicholas Anderson look back at some of the pioneering work carried out in Baroque music by Nadia Boulanger , Anthony Lewis , Karl Richter and the Boyd Neel Orchestra.
Philip French quarries gems from the BBC Sound
Archives. This week, Norman Collins on his first novel.
Henry Holst (1899-1991) was one of Denmark's most distinguished violin teachers and performers. From 1937 to the mid-1950s he was Professor of Violin at the Royal
Manchester College of Music. This recital from Manchester is given by one of his most celebrated pupils, as a tribute to his life and work.
Arve Tellefsen (violin) Hamish Milne (piano)
Nielsen Violin Sonata
No 2 in G minor, Op 35 Bach Partita in E major (BWV1006)
Walton Violin Sonata Grieg Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 45
Reiner in Chicago
A series celebrating the work of the Hungarian conductor Fritz Reiner during the years 1953-1962, when he was
Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Jonathan Swain presents an all-Russian programme, with comments from some of Reiner's Chicago players. Kabalevsky Overture: Colas
Breugnon Stravinsky Song of the Nightingale
Concerto No 2 in C minor
Van Cliburn (piano)
Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade. Discs
An independent production by David Papp
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott Discs
Peter Frankl (piano) Gyorgy Pauk (violin)
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)
Janacek Pohadka ; Violin Sonata
Tchaikovsky Piano Trio
from the Theatre
The Two Foscari
Verdi's sixth opera, after Byron's play, in Scottish Opera's new production.
Presented by Clive Bennett. Jacopo Foscari , son of the aged Doge of Venice, has been exiled from the city after being accused of murder. He returns illegally, is recaptured, and awaits his fate at the hands of the Council of Ten. (baritone) (tenor) (sop) (bar) (tenor) (sop)(tenor)(bass)
Scottish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Armstrong
Michael Bakewell considers the history of 'The Two Foscari', and stage performances of Byron in the nineteenth century.
8.50 Julian Budden talks about the influence exerted on opera by Byron.
As part of the finale to
Radio 3's complete cycle of plays by Christopher Marlowe , marking the 400th anniversary of the writer's death.
Samuel West reads Marlowe's erotic poem about the young lovers divided by the Hellespont.
Producer Michael Earley
Krysia Osostowicz (violin) Michael Collins (clarinet)
Susan Tomes (piano). Discs
A fortnightly series of reviews of jazz
CDs and books, plus news of forthcoming gigs, and occasional live sessions. presented by Brian Morton. In this first programme, an interview with composer
Michael Gibbs , now touring with the Creative Jazz
Orchestra; an improvised set by saxophonists
Anthony Braxton and Evan Parker and trombonist Paul Rutherford
; and reviews of records by J J Johnson , Pharoah Sanders and Ed Kelly.
Producer Derek Drescher