With Andrew McGregor.
Rossini Overture: II Signor Bruschino
6.07 Elgar Symphony No 2 in E flat
7.05 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 6 No 6
7.32 Nielsen An Imaginary Trip to the Faroe Islands
8.05 Strauss Die erwachte
8.28 Mozart Piano Concerto
No 9 in E flat, K271
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV 1051
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
9.19 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
Vienna Philharmonic/Christoph von Dohnanyi Discs
With Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Artist of the Week:
Kathryn Stott (piano) Ravel Sonatine
10.10 Veracinl Overture
No 5 in B flat
Musica Antiqua Koln , conductor Reinhard Goebel
Fantasiestucke, Op 73
Michael Collins (clarinet) Kathryn Stott (piano)
11.00 Britten A Spring Symphony Soloists
BBC Symphony Chorus Monmouth School Choir
BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
11.50 Faure Ballade in F sharp
Kathryn Stott (piano)
Rubbra took a decade to write the finest of his 11 symphonies: the magnificent, choral ninth symphony which tells the story of Christ's resurrection. Introduced by Roderic Dunnett.
Danielle Perrett (harp)
Symphony No 9 (Sinfonia sacra)
Lynne Dawson (soprano) Delia Jones (alto)
Stephen Roberts (baritone) BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Repeated next Friday 12midnight
With Fiona Talkington.
1.00 Bristol Lunchtime Concert
Continuing the series of concerts recorded at St
George's, Brandon Hill. Introduced by Chris de Souza.
Vladimir Ovchinikov (piano) Scrlabin Sonata No 3 in F sharp minor,
Rachmanlnov Sonata No 2 in B flat minor (original version)
Stravinsky Dance russe (Petrushka)
A Classic Arts production
Let's Make a Story 2.15 Music Box 2.30 Dance
Workshop 2.50 Poetry Corner
3.00 Mining the Archive Ralph Vaughan Williams : the Final Harvest
By the 1950s,
Vaughan Williams had become the grand old man of British music, representing tradition and continuity in a rapidly changing world.
Fiona Talkington explores the music and the final years of the composer who remained active until his death in 1958. The programme includes extracts from talks he gave for the BBC and what was the first performance of his Symphony No 9 in E minor. Producer Brian Jackson
4.20 Hits of the Fifties
A final memory of fifties music. In 1956, life among Ankara's diplomatic set for Sir Anthony Parsons and his wife involved long hot nights dancing to Elvis with expert tuition from a Ghanaian friend.
Producer Bella Bannerman
4.30 Africa Past and Present
Janet Topp-Fargion , curator of the International Music
Collection at the National
Sound Archive, introduces field recordings of African traditional music, including some made at the beginning of the century on wax cylinders.
Producer John Thornley
Young Musicians 96
Sarah Walker goes behind the scenes of the string final, which can be seen at
7.30pm tonight on BBC2.
With Andrew Green.
Rubinstein Valse Caprice in E flat
6.03 Glazunov Vesna , Op 34
6.45 Monteverdi Lauda
Jerusalem (1610 Vespers) Producer Ray Abbott
From Studio One, Pebble Mill, the last of four recitals of chamber music from the fifties.
Messiaen Le Merle noir
8.10 Focus on the Fifties
Humphrey Burton talks to Pierre Boulez about the fifties and his ground-breaking song cycle Le Marteau sans mailre.
8.30 Dallapiccola Piccola musica nottuma
Lutoslawskl Dance Preludes
W.N. Herbert reads Lament for Burt Lancaster and An Address to the Scottish Constipation.
Sarah Walker presents an edition focusing on two British composers and music of the future.
Peter Paul Nash
The composer talks about his new commission for the BBC Singers - Apollinaire Choruses - heard in full throughout the programme. Trevor Wishart
A profile including discussions of his recent book Audible Design and a performance of his tape piece Tongues of Rre. Music of the Future
A second instalment from the Hypersymposium held recently in London. Producer Philip Tagney
Roderic Dunnett presents the last in this series of extracts from British operas from 1710-1810.
Stephen Storace No Song, No Supper
Storace was a friend of Mozart in Vienna in the 1780s. No Song, No Supper, premiered in London in 1790, was one of his most successful and funniest operas, with its story of shipwrecks, disguises, a Cornish inheritance and, of course, love.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Harry Bicket Rpt