Women's Studies: Religious Rebellions 6.15 Culture and Belief in Europe:
Mystery Plays 6.35 Patterns of Consumption: The Affluent and the Poor
With Richard Osborne.
J C Bach Symphony in E flat, Op 6 No 5 Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
7.13 Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider)
7.38 Mozart Sonata in C minor (K457)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.00 Dvorak Symphony No 2 in B flat
Czech PO/Libor Pesek
Brahms's two cello sonatas by Annette Morreau. John Allison on new releases of operas by Rubinstein,
Prokofiev and Shostakovich, and a recital disc from soprano Galina Gorchakova. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.15pm
Rubinstein The Demon
Wexford Festival Opera Chorus
National SO of Ireland/ Alexander Anissimov
10.46 Prokofiev The Fiery Angel (Act 2, excerpt)
Kirov Chorus and Orchestra/Valery Gergiev
10.58 Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin (Letter Scene)
Galina Gorchakova (soprano) Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Jonathan Keates investigates Teldec's Karl Richter Edition.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
James MacMillan , one of Britain's most highly respected young composers, reveals his musical tastes to
Michael Berkeley. His percussion concerto Veni, veni, Emmanuel has proved an international success and is receiving over 30 performances worldwide during the present season. A Ladbroke Radio production
In the first of four programmes, Georgina Ferry meets scientific pioneers who revealed the structure of proteins and DNA. Producer John Watkins
The final programme in the series is an all-American edition which includes the first chance in Britain to hear William Schuman's opera The Mighty Casey, performed by students from New York's Juilliard School.
Plus Charles Ives's legendary Universe Symphony, now realised after 20 years' work by Larry Austin and premiered by students at the University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music. Producer David Gallagher
The last of five selections by Richard Kendall. A Painter to the End
In the two years before his death, Cezanne wrote to painter Emile Bernard , struggling to put his ideas into words. He argued with both Gasquet and Bernard, and it was with his son, manager of his affairs, that he corresponded in his final months.
Producer Judith Bumpus
The rarely explored music of Daniel Purcell , performed by soprano Evelyn Tubb and the ensemble Sprezzatura. Suite: Virtue in Danger;
Cantata: By silver Thames' flowry side; Trio Sonata in D for two flutes; When Daphne first her shepherd saw; Is innocence so void of care?;
0 Morpheus, thou gentle god
4.00 Anthony Rooley investigates the unjust neglect of Daniel Purcell 's music.
4.05 Trumpet Sonata in D; Violin Sonata No 4 in D; Beneath a gloomy shade; Flute Sonata No 6 in F minor; Cantata: The
Beauteous Daphne; Trumpet Sonata and Aria for Pallas A concert given last January in the Wigmore Hall, London, in association with Anstey, Home and Co
With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
With Ivan Hewett. This week, the haunting sound of Bulgarian folk choirs, Edward Elgar and the Hungarian violinist Jelly d'Aranyi, and the four-and-twenty fiddlers at the English Royal Court. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm
Verdi's opera to a libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni after a scenario by Auguste Mariette. Sung in Italian. Messenger DENG (tenor)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conductor
King of Egypt:
French author Stendhal arrives in Rome on the third stage of his travels around Italy in 1816. Alex Jennings is the disenchanted novelist in Frank Felsenstein 's adaptation of Stendhal's travel writing.
7.35 Act 2
With Edward Downes.
8.40 Act 3
The effect the last act of Aida had on Hans Castorp , hero of Thomas Mann 's novel The Magic Mountain.
9.40 Act 4
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network, which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU
Critic Peter Kemp and poet Sarah Maguire search through the springtime bookshelves to register their choice of March's
Book of the Month.
Producer Abigail Appleton
Brian Morton is joined by John L Walters , editor of Unknown Public, to review some recent jazz releases, including discs by trumpeter
Terence Blanchard , plus pianist Ellis Marsalis and his saxophonist son Branford. There's also a specially recorded session by four of this country's leading improvisers: Evan Parker (saxophones), Keith Rowe (guitar), Barry Guy (bass) and Eddie Prevost (drums).
Alun Morgan begins six programmes on pianist Earl Hines with an examination of his formative years. Rpt
Impressions producer Derek Drescher