Over the next fortnight, a season of French poems will appear between some programmes, read in the original French by Philippe Monnet and Mireille
Spademan and in translation by Cheryl Campbell and Bob Peck. A Heavy Entertainment production
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Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F
7.36 Hummel Octet-
Parlita in E flat, Op 57
7.50 Chopin Variations on "Im ci darem la mano "
String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American)
8.31 Janacek Sinfonietta
Producer Susan Kenyon Discs
with Jeremy J Beadle.
Foreign correspondents give a glimpse of how the Proms are viewed abroad,
Esa-Pekka Salonen discusses the weighty programmes he is bringing from Los Angeles, and Julia Neuberger previews
Glyndeboume's Don Giovanni. Producers Gwen Hughes and Nick Morgan
with Richard Osborne.
Brian Comedy Overture: The Jolly Miller
BBC Scottish SO/Lionel Friend
// duello amoroso
Nancy Argenta (soprano)
Michael Chance (countertenor) Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/ Gottfried von der Goitz
9.54 Mozart Piano
Concerto No 19 in F (K459) London Mozart Players, director Howard Shelley (piano)
10.23 Brahms String
Quartet in B flat, Op 67 Borodin Quartet
11.00 Record Release
Lehar The Merry Widow, Act 2 (excerpt)
Felicity Lott (soprano)
Thomas Hampson (baritone) Dirk Bogarde (narrator) Glyndebourne Chorus
11.25 Sibelius Violin
Concerto in D minor
Julian Rachlin (violin)
Pittsburgh SO, conductor Lorin Maazel
Producer Clive Portbury Discs
von Der Goitz
George Pratt talks to
Anthony Halstead about the development, technique and repertoire of the French horn, including music by Bach. Mozart and Weber. (Rpti
The Face of the Horse In the first of five programmes,
Stephen Henry Gill introduces some unpredictable Japanese quadrupeds, with Caroline John , Togo Igawa, Jim Norton and Megumi Shimanuki. Producer Piers Plownght
Gordon Stewart introduces another programme of opera recordings by the distinguished Italian soprano, beginning with a selection of arias and duets by Bizet, Puccini, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Cilea and Bellini.
2.30 Mirella Freni talks about the title role of Puccini's Stmr Angelica.
2.40 Puccini Suor Angelica Opera in one act to a libretto by Giovacchino Forzano , the second of Puccini's operatic triptych Il trittico. Sung in Italian. (soprano)(mezzo)(mezzo)(mezzo) (mezzo) (soprano) (soprano) (soprano) (mezzo)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Rorence Maggio Musicale / Bruno Bartoletti. Discs
Mistress of the Notices:
Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No 1 Schnittke
Sonata No 1 (1963)
Brahms Violin Sonata in G, Op 78
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
Howard Goodall chairs an edition of the music quiz from this year's Lichfield Festival. With composer Michael Berkeley ,
Libby MacNamara , director of the Association of British
Orchestras and viola player Paul Silverthorne.
A Ladbroke Radio production
Haydn String Quartet in B flat. Op 76 No 4 (Sunrise) Dvorak String Quartet in E flat, Op 51
from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
The first of two concerts by one of America's leading orchestras, including a major contemporary score. Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi Ives
Central Park in the Dark
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
8.25 During the interval.... Peter Paul Nash talks to composers David Sawer , John Woolrich and Julian
Anderson about the impact of Birtwistle's orchestral writing in Earth Dances.
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The French Challenge season continues with the 1993 Prix Italia winner, dramatised for radio by Bernard Da Costa. This
French-language production takes as its starting point a story by Richard Wagner. Anxious to meet his idol,
Wagner makes a "pilgrimage to Beethoven" in Vienna, only to be thwarted along the way by an amateur English composer.
Producer Christine Bemard-Sugy
(Onginally broadcast on Radio France)
Geoffrey Smith introduces a solo set by the remarkable Algerian-born pianist Martial Solal, recorded at the 1988 Bath
Festival. it is followed by a set from the 1989 festival by David Murray (tenor sax/ bass clarinet),
Ray Drummond (bass) and Ralph Peterson Jr (drums).