Leading from the Front: Facilitating from Behind
6.15 Culture and Belief in Europe: Giorgi 6.35 Musical Style
With Anthony Burton.
Locatelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 7 No 4 CPE Bach CO/
7.19 Glazunov Trois
Morceaux, Op 49
Stephen Coombs (piano)
7.30 Vaughan Williams
Three Shakespeare Songs Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer
7.38 Vieuxtemps Violin
Concerto No 5 in A minor
Sarah Chang (violin) Philharmonia, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.00 Chesnokov Let all mortal flesh keep silent;
Paschal Hymn to the Virgin St Petersburg Chamber Choir/Nikolai Korniev
8.10 Judith Weir El Rey de Francia
Schubert Ensemble of London
The King of France
Susan Tomes (piano)
8.20 Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor (Tragic) Berlin Philharmonic/ Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915 by Edward Seckerson. Peter Paul Nash and Stephen Johnson in conversation about new releases of 20th-century orchestral music, including the Bartok piano concertos from Yefim Bronfman and the start of a Walton cycle on Naxos.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
Bartok Piano Concerto
Yefim Bronfman (piano)
Los Angeles Philharmonic/ Esa-Pekka Salonen
10.41 Stravinsky Suites for small orchestra, Nos 1 and 2 Saint Paul CO , conductor Hugh Wolff
10.54 Webem Six Pieces, Op 6
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Pierre Boulez
11.08 Berg Three
Fragments from "Wozzeck" Renee Fleming (soprano) Met Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
11.30 Walton Symphony No 2
Philharmonia/Paul Daniel Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Novelist Jilly Cooper reveals her musical passions to
Michael Berkeley. They range from Strauss's evocative description of the majestic Alpine scenery to an extract from The Gondoliers.
A Classic Arts production
♦ Andrew Duncan interviews
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Six portraits of great musicians from the past presented by David Mellor. In the first programme, he talks to Russian pianist
Mikhail Rudy , who left the political stagnation of his homeland. They pay tribute to some all-but-forgotten pianists of the Soviet era including Vladimir Sofronistky , Samuel Feinberg ,
Maria Yudina , Heinrich Neuhaus , Alexander Goldenweiser and Yakov Flier , Mikhail Rudy 's teacher, including excerpts from works by Bach,
Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt,
Rachmaninov and Scriabin.
In the third of eight extended programmes,
Tommy Pearson explores so-called musical "periods" - baroque, classical, romantic and modern.
BBC Concert Orchestra
Kiinneke Concerto Grosso for jazz band and orchestra (Dance Suite)
Conductor Igor Kennaway Poulenc Marches and an Intermezzo
Susan Tomes (piano)
Conductor Simon Phipps
With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
With Ivan Hewett. This week, writing music for film; Ravel and the piano; and music for healing.
Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm
Revolution is the setting for
Umberto Giordano 's opera, written to a libretto by Luigi lilies and premiered.100 years ago. When Andrea Chenier is condemned to death for being a poet, he tries to save himself and his lover, the aristocrat Maddalena.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York/James Levine Act
7.00 Who Was Umberto
Graham Fawcett tells the story of the little-known but acclaimed composer of Andrea Chenier and Fedora.
7.25 Act 2
8.00 The Met Opera Quiz
8.20 Act 3
9.00 The second part of Terence McNally 's interview with conductor James
9.20 Act 4
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network, which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU
Maddalena di Coigny:
Contessa di Coigny:
By Nina Sadur.
In this new commision from a contemporary Russian writer, Shirley Anne Field plays Oktyabrina who, convinced that cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin is her son, makes her own journey into the infinity of space and time.
Music composed and performed by Towering Inferno
Director Faynia Williams
Itzhak Perlman plays Niccolo Paganlnl 's
Caprices for solo violin. Discs
Brian Morton introduces a specially recorded session by Pliff - Alan Tomlinson
(alto and tenor trombones), John Edwards (double bass) and German tuba player
Pinguin Moschner , who has raised the tuba to concert status as a solo instrument. Tonight's guest reviewer is Brian Priestley , who has been listening to a new disc by pianist
Bobo Stenson and to the Charlie
Parker collection on Philology.
12.30 Piano Man
Alun Morgan remembers bandleader Earl Hines. Rpt Impressions producer Derek Drescher
From All Saints
Cathedral, London, conducted by Metropolitan Antony of Sourozh with commentary by Father Sergei Hackel.
Producer Faina lanova