Art Works: Changing Platforms
Presented by Anthony Burton. J C Bach
Symphony in E for double orchestra, Op 18 No 5 English SO, conductor William Boughton
Salve regina a 5 Chanticleer
Sonata in A, Op 13 Pierre Amoyal (violin) Pascal Roge (piano)
On the beginning of the New Year 1835
Bamberg Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Karl Anton Rickenbacher
8.11 Lekeu Larghetto Isabelle Veyrier (cello)
Ensemble Musique Oblique
0 dive custos Auricae domus (Elegy on the death of Queen Mary)
Carys Lane and Libby Crabtree (sopranos)
Members of the Orchestra of the Sixteen
Suite: Hary Janos
Chicago SO, conductor Georg Solti
Anthony Burton chairs a discussion between Richard Osborne
, John Warrack ,
Tess Knighton and Rodney Milnes on their pick of the year's releases.
Rodgers and Hammerstein If I loved you (Carousel)
Thomas Allen (baritone) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor
John Owen Edwards
10.44 Brahms Clarinet
Quintet in B minor, Op 115 Harold Wright (clarinet)
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
11.24 Verdi Otello (Act 2)
Bastille Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury Discs
Revised rpt Wednesday 2.30pm
with George Pratt. John Holloway demonstrates why, in the baroque period, the violin was thought of as the instrument closest to the human voice.
Jeremy Musson looks at late 17th-century English architecture.
1: Kensington Palace
A walk around the building with Assistant Curator of Royal Palaces, Susan Jenkins.
Producer Ed Thomason
Purcell Concert from Kensington
Palace tomorrow 1.45pm
Lisa Beznosiuk (flute)
Pavlo Beznosiuk (violin)
Richard Tunnicliffe (cello) Maggie Cole (harpsichord) C P E Bach Trio Sonata in B minor (Wql43)
J C Bach Sonata in A for cello and continuo
J S Bach Sonata in C minor for violin and keyboard (BWV 1017)
J C Bach Trio in C for flute, violin and cello (T317 No 2) W F Bach Keyboard Sonata in D (FA)
J S Bach Trio Sonata in C minor (The Musical Offering, BWV 1079)
David Mellor explores the recorded legacy of great artists of the past in conversation with distinguished figures from the musical world today. As Director of the Royal Opera House, Lord Harewood knew Maria Callas well - for him, she re-created the 19th-century prima donna. Today he shares his memories and understanding of her extraordinary artistry. With excerpts including
Ponchielli: Suicidio! (La Gioconda) (Turin, 1952)
Wagner: Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde) (Turin. 1949)
Bellini: Qui la voce (I Puritani) (Turin, 1949)
Verdi: Vespri siciliani (Florence, 1951)
Bellini: Casta Diva! (Norma) (EMI, 1954)
Verdi: Caro nome (Rigoletto) (EMI, 1955)
Mozart: Il Seraglio (San Remo, 1954)
Verdi: Il Trovatore (emi, 1956)
Verdi: La Traviata (Act 1) (Milan, 1955) Rpt
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
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To mark the beginning of Fairest Isle, Radio 3's Year of British Music and Culture, Ivan Hewett asks "what makes British music British?"
Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Benjamin Britten 's operatic portrayal of a closed, intolerant East Anglian fishing community, with British tenor Anthony Rolfe Johnson recreating his acclaimed performance in the title role of the misfit fisherman: an uncompromising aperitif to Radio 3's Year of British
Music and Culture.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Conlon.
Reminiscences of Benjamin Britten , with Charles Osbome
7.55 Act 2
8.45 The Opera Quiz
Edward Downes questions opera buffs Alison Ames , Christopher Keene and Charles Osborne.
9.05 Act 3
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU. An Operama dramatisation of Peter Grimes is on R4 on Monday at 7.45pm
One of the first bestsellers in the history of literature was The Ship of Fools, published in Basel 500 years ago. Philip Brady , with readings by Bill Paterson , recounts the stories of human folly which the author Sebastian Brant assembled on the voyage to Narragonia, the land of fools.
Producer Richard Bannerman
play Schubert's Octet in F (0803), recorded live in the Queen's Hall at the Edinburgh International Festival in 1993.
I See in the New
Year Caribbean-style with Jazz Jamaica , the eight-piece band led by bass player Gary Crosby , live from Monkey's Jazz
Club in the Hermit Centre,
Producer Derek Drescher