Social Science, the World and You
Anthony Burton introduces new releases.
PurceH Sonata while the Sun Rises (The Fairy Queen)
Parley of Instruments, conductor Roy Goodman 7.11 Wolf-Ferrari Piano Trio
No 1 in D
7.50 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military)
La Petite Bande, conductor
8.17 Schubert Prometheus
(D674); Ganymed (D544) Thomas Quasthoff (baritone)
Charles Spencer (piano)
8.29 Vaughan WilliamsPiano Concerto in C
Piers Lane (piano)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley
Mozart's Idomeneo by Julian Budden , and Bryce Morrison on new piano releases.
Revised repeat tomorrow
Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18
Andras Schiff (piano)
10.23 Alkan Etude, Op 16 No 2 (En rythme mollosique)
Jack Gibbons (piano)
10.33 Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini (Book 2)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
10.45 Emil von Sauer
Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Stephen Hough (piano) CBSO, conductor
Bernard Keeffe has been listening to recordings made by the conductors Antal Dorati ,
Igor Markevitch and Nicolai Malko
11.40 Borodin, oreh
Glazunov Symphony No 3 in A minor (Unfinished)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Nicolai Maiko
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
David Hockney , one of the most distinguished painters and opera designers of our time, talks to
Michael Berkeley about life, art and his unique relationship with the theatre, drawing on music by Wagner, Bartok, Mozart, Ravel and Strauss. A Classic Arts production
Another chance to hear the award-winning eight-part series in which Leslie
Forbes explores the old spice routes of India.
1: The Traders of Malabar
"It's about coconut trees, it is about the rivers cradled with peppercorn, it is about beauty."
Why do the merchants in the watery coastal plains of Kerala come from the deserts of the north? BBC BOOK: Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail is available.
Quartetto Italiano The last of three programmes in which
Richard Wigmore explores the art of Italy's finest postwar chamber ensemble. Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Webern Five Movements,
Stravinsky Three Pieces Malipiero String Quartet No 4
Debussy String Quartet Discs
Sarah Beck presents the first concert by the new Royal Academy of Music
Symphony Wind Ensemble, conductor Edward Gregson Nicole Wilson (violin)
Stravinsky Symphonies of wind instruments
Weill Concerto for violin and wind
Grainger Hill Song No 2
David Bedford Sun paints rainbows on the vast waves
Sonata alia toccata
James Walker (piano)
With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
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Ivan Hewett talks to
Luciano Berio , who will be 70 next month, about the influence of past composers on his music, and pianist Bernard d'Ascoli discusses interpretation of Chopin's music, with keyboard demonstrations. Plus the Wadako Ichiro Drummers from Japan on the eve of their nationwide tour, and a look at the relationship between choreographer and composer as Siobhan Davies rehearses her new work The Art of Touch for
London's forthcoming Dance Umbrella festival.
Producer Jessica Issacs
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Trio in F (H XV 37)
Trio in E (H XV 28)
From the Theatre Royal, Glasgow.
Dvorak's three-act opera tells the heartwarming tale of a prodigal's triumphant homecoming. It is also a comedy: a story of young love, jealousy, deceit and reconciliation.
Scottish Opera's new production is sung in English and is presented by Linda Ormiston.
Scottish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Richard Armstrong Acts 1 and 2 8.55 Jan Smaczny explores Dvorak the librettist and the genesis of The Jacobin through some of the composer's letters.
9.15 Act 3
Transformations in British
5: Words across the Water
In the fifth of six Radio 3/ RSA lectures given before an invited audience at the Royal Society of Arts, novelist Michele Roberts explores the issues of translation and imagination involved in reading foreign novels.
Producer Beaty Rubens
Geoffrey Smith introduces a concert given by the band in 1993 in the Civic Centre,
Berkhamsted, when they performed a new suite by pianist Michael Garrick called The Royal Box.
The 16-piece band includes trumpeters
Steve Waterman and Gerard
Presencer, saxophonists Jimmy Hastings and Tim Garland , trombonist
Dave Stewart , guitarist Phil Lee , Alec Dankworth on double bass, and on drums
Alan Jackson. During the interval, Michael Garrick talks to Geoffrey Smith about the different aspects of his career.