Anthony Burton introduces new releases.
Zelenka Sinfonia a 8 in A minor
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, director Gottfried von der
7.27 Smetana Three
Choruses for female voices
Prague Chamber Choir, conductor Josef Pancik
7.34 Szymanowski Four Etudes, Op 4
Martin Roscoe (piano)
7.49 Lortzing Verraten ...
Die Macht des Zepters! (Zar und Zimmermann)
Wagner Wie Todesahnung.... 0, du mein holder
Abendstem (Tannhauser) Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Fabio Luisi
8.04 Janacek Violin Sonata
Christian Tetzlaff (violin) Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
8.23 Mozart Symphony No 36 in C (Linz)
English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
Debussy's String Quartet in G minor by Peter Paul Nash
. Jonathan Swain on new releases of Russian orchestral music, including Valery Gergiev 's recording of Shostakovich's s
Symphony No 8.
Revised repeat tomorrow
Prokofiev Violin Concerto
No 1 in D
Julian Rachlin (violin)
Moscow RSO, conductor
10.38 Shostakovich Film music: Hamlet, excerpts CBSO, conductor
10.50 Stravinsky Les
Noces Galina Bojko (soprano)
Margarita Maruna (mezzo) Ludovit Ludha (tenor) Egils Silins (bass)
Ernest Senff Chamber Choir
Members of Piano Circus, conductor
Rob Cowan on reissues of Dvorak from Karel Sejna , Bruckner from Wilhelm
Furtwangler and Eigar from Eduard van Beinum.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert
Edwin Nixon , former chairman of IBM (UK), talks to Michael Berkeley and selects music by Monteverdi, Strauss and others.
A Ladbroke Radio production
Billy the Kid
In the last of the series,
Tony Robinson tells a contemporary version of the original tale that inspired Copland's music.
A Ladbroke Radio production
The second of three programmes in which
Richard Wigmore explores the art of Italy's finest postwar chamber ensemble. Beethoven Quartet in F minor, Op 95
Schubert Quartet in A minor (D804)
Beethoven Quartet in F, Op 135
Schumann Quartet in F, Op 41 No 2
With Kirsteen McCue.
Karlowicz Serenade , Op 2 Cracow Youth CO/
Raphael Jacek Delekta Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto
Craig Anderson (tuba)
Edinburgh Youth Orchestra/ Hilary Davan Wetton
Gorecki Symphony No 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs)
Hanna Plewniak (soprano) Cracow Youth CO/
Raphael Jacek Delekta Producer Simon Lord
With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall
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Ivan Hewett visits the new
Jacqueline du Pre Music
Building in Oxford, discusses the new translation of Darius Milhaud 's autobiography, and talks to the director of Opera North's forthcoming production of Ambroise Thomas 's
Hamlet. Plus a look at the special appeal of Sondheim musicals as A Little Night
Music opens at the National. Producer Jessica Issacs
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Bach Overture in the French
Style (BWV 831)
Webem Variations, Op 27 Chopin Three Mazurkas, Op 59
Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26
Alexander Goehr 's new opera Arianna, a British
Music Year commission by BBC Radio 3 for the Royal Opera, is heard in its first broadcast performance.
Goehr takes as his text the Italian libretto that Ottavio
Rinuccini wrote for
Monteverdi's lost opera of 1608, reinterpreting the myth of Ariadne's abandonment by Theseus. Presented by Michael Berkeley.
Other parts played by Christopher Ventris (tenor). Timothy Robinson (tenor) and David Ellis (baritone)
Orchestra of the Royal
Opera House/Ivor Bolton Performance sponsored by the Drogheda Circle
Maria Panzarella (sop)
The 350th anniversary of the death of William
Lawes, composer and Master of Musick to
Charles I, is celebrated with a meditation on music, time and human longing, written by Russell Hoban with Lawes's music played by the Consort of Musicke, Fretwork and London
Baroque. With Philip Franks as the composer.
Producers Michael Fox and Anthony Rooley
See also Tuesday 4.30pm
Another chance to hear
Baaba Maal, Senegal's most famous musical export and a guitarist and singer whose music is rooted in traditional Fulani forms, performing and talking to Lucy Duran. Rpt
Brian Morton introduces a concert given in 1992 in the Bloomsbury Theatre by an 11-piece band led by John Harle (soprano and alto saxophones) and including Henry Lowther (trumpet). Steve Lodder (keyboards), Frank Ricotti (percussion) and Sarah Leonard (vocals). They play music by Duke Ellington , Stanley Myers and Harle himself, who talks to
Brian Morton during the interval about his career.