With Andrew McGregor.
Mendelssohn Concerto in E for two pianos
6.35 Smetana String Quartet No 2
7.05 Hoist Hymn to
Dionysus, Op 31 No 2
7.42 Rameau Suite: Platée
8.05 Chopin Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45
8.25 Purcell Portfolio:
A selection of songs Discs
Telemann Concerto in D for three trumpets
Hakan Hardenberger ,
Michael Laird and William
Houghton (trumpets) Academy of St Martin , conductor lona Brown
9.11 Mozart Flute Quartet in C (K285b)
William Bennett (flute) Grumiaux Trio
9.27 Cllea E la solita storia del pastore (LArlesiana) Roberto Alagna (tenor) LPO, conductor
9.33 Copland Suite: Appalachian Spring
LSO, conducted by the Composer Discs
With Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Overture: Romeo and Juliet
10.20 Palestrina Ave Maria
10.25 Wagner Stehe still (Wesendonck Lieder)
10.30 Artist of the Week:
John Lill (piano)
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor
11.15 Purcell Lovers who to their first embraces go (Circe)
11.25 Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 4 in G minor
Presented by Jonathan Cross in conversation with the composer. Balulalow
BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly Spring Music
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
Michael Thompson (horn) BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly See also 7.25pm
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Wartime at the National Gallery
Robert Philip presents the fourth of five programmes recalling Myra Hess's series of wartime chamber concerts. During 1943, the concerts passed the 1,000 mark and the programmes became more wide-ranging, including, for example,
Tudor church music. At the same time, famous pianists including Solomon and Benno Moiseiwitsch continued to play to packed houses.
Radio Showcase 2.05 In the News 2.25 Something to Think About 2.40 Music
3.00 British Opera Matinee
A double bill of contemporary opera from America and Germany via Scotland: two tales with stings in their tails. Thea Musgrave An
Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
London Sinfonietta, conducted by the Composer and at
3.40 Judith Weir Blond
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sian Edwards
Bertha, his wife:
The world of English church music may not be the first place you would expect to find young people taking exams. Today, Tommy Pearson finds out what qualifications can be gained from the Royal School of Church Music.
As this year's Belfast
Festival draws to a close, Sean Rafferty presents a Belfast edition of In Tune.
5.45 Walmlsley Sonatina No 2 in G
6.03 Dellus At Night (Florida Suite)
6.35 Malcolm Arnold
Fantasy on a Theme of John Field
Producer David Byers
From the Royal Festival Hall, London, in the presence of His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Choir of King's College Chapel, Cambridge, director Stephen Cleobury
Musicians of the Royal Military School of Music, conductor Lt Col C G Ross
arr Gordon Jacob National Anthem
Walton Overture: Portsmouth Point
Elgar Overture: In the South (Alassio)
Maw Variations for Orchestra (BBC commission)
8.30 Matchless Man
Bruce Wood considers the posthumous tributes of poets and composers that followed Purcell's death. Rpt
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II
Lord, how long wilt thou be angry? (Z25)
God, Thou art my God (Z35)
Britten Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell
When the actors in your mind start to take over your life what do you do?
Michael Ignatieff continues his journey around the mind with an exploration of schizophrenia.
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Final programme tomorrow
Twelve Songs to Words by Humbert Wolfe
Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
Michele Roberts talks to Nigel Barley, who has travelled the world investigating attitudes towards death in different cultures, from the phrasing of obituaries to cannibalism and headhunting.
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin)
Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor (The Hen)
Casken Violin Concerto