with Richard Ogborne. Delius Paris: The Song of a Great City
BBC SO/ Andrew Davis
7.27 Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: Memories of Covent Garden
7.36 ToreW Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op 8 No I Musici
7.52 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford)
Vienna PO/Andre Previn
8.21 Copland Clarinet Concerto
Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) LSO/Michael Tilson Thomas
8.40 Respighl The Fountains of Rome
New York PO/Giuseppe Sinopoli
Schubert's Piano Trio in B flat (D898) by Michael Hall. Stephen Dodgson reviews new releases of choral music, including a new recording of Britten's War Requiem from John Eliot Gardiner.
Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai Nancy Argenta (soprano)
Catherine Robbin (contralto) Michael Schade (tenor) Alastair Miles (bass)
English Concert Choir, English Concert/Trevor Pinnock
Agnus Dei ; Lux Aeterna; Libera Me (Requiem) Cheryl Studer (soprano)
Marjana Lipovsek (mezzo) Jose Carreras (tenor)
Ruggero Raimondi (bass)
Vienna State Opera Chorus Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado
Edward Greenfield on Sony Classical's new British
LPO/Daniel Barenboim. ascs Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert
The Early Music Network
Competition is a prestigious forum for young artists.
George Pratt talks to finalists and introduces highlights from the last night concert. Producer Kate Bolton
2: Milksops. Leslie Forbes talks to cookery expert
Barbara Sobey and actressfoodie Damaris Hayman about bread and milk in children's literature.
conductor Igor Kennaway Sibelius Lemminkdinen
Timothy Roberts (h'chord) introduces and plays music by two German composers who were both important influences on Bach.
Bohm Suite No 5 in E flat
Buxtehude Praeludium in G minor
Anthony Rooley continues his survey of Monteverdi's madrigals with the fifth book, published in 1605. Performed by the Consort of Musicke.
Strauss in Weimar
In 1889 the young Richard Strauss became assistant conductor at the Weimar Opera. By the time he left five years later, he had transformed Weimar into "the centre of the musical life of Germany".
Kenneth Birkin presents the first of six programmes looking at Strauss's achievement and its effect on his career, beginning with a reconstruction of a concert Strauss conducted in Weimar 100 years ago today. Berlioz Overture: King Lear LSO/Colin Davis
Brahms Violin Concerto inD
Arthur Grumiaux (violin) New Philharmonia
Orchestra/Colin Davis Berlioz Seul pour lutter ... Sur les monts (Benvenuto Cellini) Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Strauss Wozu noch,
Mddchen, Op 19 No Alfred Poell (baritone) The Composer (piano) (1943 mono recording)
Breit' uber mein Haupt, Op 19 No
Robert Hutt (tenor)
The Composer (piano) (1921 mono recording)
Schdn sind, doch kalt, die Himmelssterne, Op 19 No 3 Lorenz Fehenberger (tenor) Michael Raucheisen (piano) (1944 mono recording)
Wte sollten wirgeheim sie halten, Op 19 No Peter Schreier (tenor)
Norman Shetler (piano)
Beethoven Symphony No 7inA
Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conductor Richard Strauss
(1926 mono recording)
Producer David Gallagher
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thome Discs
Ivan Hewett turns the spotlight on arrangers and orchestrators who often play a much more vital role in a composer's life than is imagined. Also, 20 years of the Sydney Opera House. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Piano Trio in C (K548)
London Fortepiano Trio
from the Royal Opera House, London.
Tchaikovsky's lyric scenes in three acts, after Pushkin.
James Naughtie presents John Cox's Royal Opera production. Sung in Russian. Tatyana loves Onegin, but he coolly rejects her. Years later, he returns her love, but by then much has changed.
Royal Opera Chorus Royal Opera House
Orchestra/Mark Ermler Act
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James Naughtie talks to the Director of the Royal Opera, Nicholas Payne.
John Klier , of University
College, London, reflects on the plight of Pushkin's alienated hero in the Russia of the Tsars and in the Russia of Boris Yeltsin.
Brian Morton reviews a batch of reissues from the French Vogue label by Martial Solal, Thelonius
Monk and Joe Turner , and talks to trumpeter Lester Bowie. There is also an improvised session recorded last year by Dick Heckstall-Smith (sax), Jack Bruce (bass) and John Stevens (drums).
Producer Derek Drescher