with Richard Osborne.
Concerto a 8 in C
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust
Academy of Ancient Music/ Christopher Hogwood
7.12 Paganinl Sonata No in D (Centone di sonate) Gil Shaham (violin)
Goran Sollscher (guitar)
7.22 Dellbes Coppelia (Act 1)
Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
8.01 Telke Old Comrades; Sonntag Niebelungen-Marsch
Berlin Philharmonic Wind
Herbert von Karajan
8.11 Faure Soir
Sauguet Berceuse Creole Regine Crespin (soprano) John Wustman (piano)
8.19 Beethoven Triple Concerto in C, Op 56
Menahem Pressler (piano) Ida Kavafian (violin) Peter Wiley (cello)
9.00 Building a Library
Honeggers Symphony No 2 by Roger Nichols. Richard Wigmore reviews two new versions of Beethoven's
Missa Solemnis, Haydn's The Seasons and the world premiere recording of Berlioz's Messe Solennelle.
10.10 Record Release
Haydn Autumn; Winter (The Seasons)
Ruth Ziesak (soprano) Uwe Heilmann (tenor) Rene Pape (bass)
Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/Georg Solti
Stephen Johnson listens to Berlin Classics reissues of the old East German label
Deutsche Schallplatten, including Peter Schreier in Beethoven Lieder, Kurt
Shostakovich and a famous
Seven Deadly Sins with Gisela May.
11.35 Pfttzner Palestrina
(Act 3, excerpt) Soloists
Berlin State Opera Chorus and Orchestra/Otmar Suitner Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury. Discs
Christopher Page and his guests David Melling and Yannis Plemmenos explore the tradition of psalmodia, the rich and ancient singing of the Greek Orthodox Church. Producer Kate Bolton
Robert Kee talks to the author Sheila Grant Duff , who was a foreign correspondent for The Observer from 1936 and witnessed at first hand
Czechoslovakia's tragic struggle for survival.
Series producer Fiona McLean
Davitt Moroney (h'chord) (Given in the Sheldonian Theatre. Oxford, last October)
Alain Frogley presents six programmes exploring the composer's little-known transatlantic connections.
With contributions from Ursula Vaughan Williams, Leonard Slatkin, Elliot Schwarz and Byron Adams.
Ives Walt Whitman - Henry Herford (baritone) Robin Bowman (piano)
Roy Harris Freedom, Toleration (Three Songs of Democracy) - Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale/Robert Shewan
Hanson Symphony No 7 (A Sea Symphony) (1st mvt) - Seattle SO and Chorale/Gerard Schwarz
Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony - Sheila Armstrong (soprano) John Carol Case (baritone) London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra/Adrian Boult
Roy Harris Symphony for Voices (1st mvt) - Lois Hendrix (soprano), Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale/Robert Shewan
Vaughan Williams Three Walt Whitman Songs - Ian Partridge (tenor) Jennifer Partridge (piano)
Barber Dover Beach - Leslie Guinn (baritone) Concord Quartet
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thorne. Discs
Ivan Hewett looks at a new staged production of Bach's St Matthew Passion and at the career of the 12th-century abbess and composer Hildegard of Bingen. Producer Anthony Sellors
Puccini's opera of love and tragedy in Paris's Latin quarter.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra/Carlo Rizzi Acts 1 and 2 7.30 Staging an Opera at the Met
Susan Stamberg puts listeners' questions to members of the New York
Met's technical and production departments.
7.55 Act 3
8.25 The Opera Quiz Will Crutchfield puts listeners' questions to John Ardoin , Alfred Hubay and George Jellinek.
8.45 Act 4
(In association with the Texaco Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network and the EBU)
Custom House Officer:
The Left Book Club was launched in 1936 by the publisher Victor Gollancz. Two years later it had nearly 60,000 members, over 700 discussion groups and 200 theatre groups. Paul Foot investigates the philosophy and significance of the club with Ben Pimlott,
Christopher Hill ,
Ruth Dudley Edwards , Betty Reid and Barbara Castle . Producer Fiona McLean
Ireland Piano Trio No 2 Shostakovich Piano Trio Nol
Jane Glover conducts the BBC Singers in Brahms's Liebeslieder, Op 52,
John Alley and Catherine Edwards (piano duet)
Brian Morton introduces a studio set by Harry Beckett 's All Four One, featuring four flugelhorns.
He also talks to Harry about the Caribbean influence on British jazz, and plays selections from recent CDs by saxophonists
Andy Hamilton , Courtney Pine and the late Joe Harriott.
Producer Derek Drescher