Women's Studies: Sisters in Crime
Presented by Paul Guinery , including at approximately
7.02 Plainchant Mass 11
7.19 John Stafford Smith
Blest pair of sirens
7.23 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in A flat, Op 26
7.42 John Kinsella
7.53 Purcell 0, I'm sick of life (Z140)
8.00 Adam Vaclav Michna
Missa sancti Wenceslai
8.27 Ciconia 0 Petre
8.34 Sibelius Symphony No 7
Producer Antony Pitts
A preview of the Radio 3 week with actor and broadcaster Samuel West.
Presented by Jane Glover. Purcell Overture: The
Monteverdi Orchestra/ John Eliot Gardiner
9.08 Finzi Let us garlands bring (excerpts)
Stephen Varcoe (baritone) City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.20 Bach Suite No 1 in G
Heinrich Schiff (cello)
9.36 Barber Give me some music (Anthony and Cleopatra)
Esther Hinds (soprano)
Spoleto Festival Orchestra, conductor Christian Badea
9.43 Faure Shylock Nicolai Gedda (tenor) Toulouse Capitole
10.01 Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Matthew Best
10.16 Mozart Variations in G (K455)
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
10.30 Berlioz Nuit paisible et sereine! (Beatrice et Benedict)
10.43 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) St Paul Chamber Orchestra/ Christopher Hogwood
10.58 Verdi Falstaff (Act 1, excerpts)
Los Angeles Philharmonic/ Carlo Maria Giulini
11.08 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1 Takacs Quartet
11.32 Artist of the Week:
Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
LSO, conductor Lawrence
11.40 Purcell Three
Dances (The Tempest) Monteverdi Orchestra/ John Eliot Gardiner
12.02 Monteverdi Sestina
Schutz Consort, director
Producer Edward Blakeman Discs
From Stratford-upon-Avon. Chairman Guy Woolfenden and team captains David Owen Norris and Daryl Runswick race for the double bar in the company of John Nettles and Richard Vranch.
A Classic Arts production
Imagine the Lord Talking French lain Burnside introduces songs by British composers setting French words. Producer Chris Marshall
Jonathan Swain puts three leading music critics on trial and asks them to defend their role in the British music scene, drawing on evidence from an arts editor, a record producer and a composer.
BBC Philharmonic US Tour conductors Yan Pascal
Tortelier and Peter Maxwell
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole Maxwell Davies Symphony No 5
Debussy La mer
George Pratt and his guests Tim Carter and Evelyn Welsh discuss the achievements of women in the arts in Renaissance and Baroque Italy.
Janacek On an Overgrown Path (Book 1) Schumann
Davidsbundlertanze, Op 6 Janacek Sonata I X 1905
Schumann Etudes symphoniques
The Life and Music of Charlie Patton
Russell Davies travels to
Chicago and the Mississippi Delta to explore the life and legacy of the man known as the King of the Delta Blues, who died in 1934. Enthusiasts, contemporaries and hitherto undiscovered relatives search to unravel the mysteries of this hard-living, womanising songster of the plantation jook houses.
Producer Noah Richler
Serenade in E flat (K375) London Winds
Repeated from yesterday 9.00am
From the Royal
Albert Hall , London, continuing the Purcell celebrations with one of the composer's greatest stage works.
Denis Quilley (narrator) Nancy Argenta ,
Susan Gritton and Deborah York
Paul Agnew and Peter Evans (tenors)
Brian Bannatyne-Scott and Richard Lloyd-Morgan (basses)
Choir of the English Concert English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
Purcell King Arthur Part 1
8.35 Half an Opera?
Roger Savage explores the genre of semi-operas.
8.55 King Arthur Part 2
By Terry Eagieton. James Connolly , a hero of the 1916 Easter Rising, lies in his cell awaiting his execution. His two jailers ransack 20th-century history to taunt him with the failures of nationalism and socialism. Will Connolly find a way of re-asserting his faith?
Stephen Walsh assesses the history of one of Schoenberg's major expressionist works, Five
Orchestral Pieces, from the earliest to the most contemporary recordings. Producer Anthony Cheevers