Maths Access: Countdown to Logs
with Jonathan Swain.
Wagner Prelude: Die
Meistersinger von Nurnberg New Queen's Hall
7.14 Thomas Linley the younger Music for "The Tempest" (Ode on the Spirits of Shakespeare) Julia Gooding (soprano) Paul Goodwin (oboe)
Parley of Instruments Choir and Baroque Orchestra, conductor Paul Nicholson
7.39 Jean-Michel Damase
Reykjavik Wind Quintet
7.54 Byrd The Bells
Sophie Yates (virginal)
8.01 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 Salomon Quartet
8.25 Wagner Tristan und Isolde (Prelude to Act 3) New Queen's Hall
(L'arbre des songes) Pierre Amoyal (violin)
French National Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Orff's Carmina Burana by Jeremy J Beadle. David Fanning on his own selection of new releases.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.15pm
Ancient Georgian Chorales Rustavi Choir, conductor
10.23 Shostakovich The
Bolt (Act 3, excerpt) Royal Stockholm PO, conductor Gennadi
10.44 Schubert Allegretto in C minor (D915)
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
10.51 Charpentler Medee (Act 3, excerpt)
Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
Following on from the Heifetz collection, three more blockbuster editions of violin playing from Isaac Stern , Arthur Grumiaux and Itzhak Perlman. Robert
Cowan has been threading his way through all these recordings and makes some recommendations. Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert
Actress and singer Toyah Willcox talks to Michael
Berkeley about her musical tastes, which include
Firebird and Hoist's The
A Classic Arts production
In the final programme,
Leslie Forbes goes on the suet trail with David Dorricot
, head chef at
Westminster, to look at the history of this most English pudding.
Producer Emma Kingsley
Violinist Itzhak Perlman celebrates his 50th birthday this summer. In the first of five programmes, Bernard Keeffe visits him at his home in New York and introduces some of his most celebrated recordings: concertos, chamber music and solos as well as traditional Jewish tunes, blues and jazz.
The programme also includes contributions from friends and colleagues, including Andre Previn , Vladimir Ashkenazy , accompanist Samuel Sanders and record producer John Fraser. 1: A Jewish Heritage
Vivaldi Concerto in C minor
(RV199) (II sospetto) Mendelssohn Violin
Concerto in E minor
Ben Haim Violin Concerto
Trad, an Seltzer Doyna Gershwin I loves you, Porgy
Williams Schindler 's
Producer Susan Kenyon
An entertainment for Louis
XIV, with music by Jean-Baptiste Lully , glorifying the monarch who returned victorious from military campaigns.
Emma Kirkby and Emily van Evera (sopranos)
Rogers Covey-Crump and Nigel Rogers (tenors) Paul Hillier (baritone)
London Baroque, director Charles Medlam
Rpt See also Monday 10.00pm
Tommy Pearson presents four special extended programmes. 3: Repetition
Producer Christina Pritchard
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall
Ivan Hewett talks to Derek
Alsop about the role of music in Joyce's Ulysses.
Plus a look at the neglected Russian composer Niko!ai Medtner and a play by Ken Russell about the death of Scriabin.
Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm See also tomorrow 7.30pm
from the Flanders
Robert Carsen 's production of Handel's opera in three acts to a libretto after
Ariosto's Orlando Furioso.
Destroyed by conflicting demands of love and war, Orlando's reason is saved by the magician Zoroastro in a plot which is further complicated by a love triangle. Sung in Italian.
Flanders Opera SO, conductor Paul Dombrecht
Acts 1 and 2 8.30 Interval
Michael Oliver looks into
Handel's accounts for
Orlando and discusses why he stubbornly persisted in writing operas in Italian, despite their lack of favour and their financial uncertainty.
8.55 Act 3
Joe Farrell and Joan Smith read their way through piles of current publications in all fields to select their book of the month.
Percy Grainger Jungle Book Cycle
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Bo Holten
Brian Morton looks at two musical legends who are both great survivors. The 78-year-old American musician and poet
Moondog joins forces with the young French pianist Dominique Ponty to play percussion in a specially recorded studio session.
Trumpeter Doc Cheatham , who celebrated his 90th birthday earlier in the week, talks to Alyn Shipton and introduces a track from his latest record.
Producer Derek Drescher