With Andrew McGregor.
Byrd Mass for Three Voices
6.23 Beethoven Triple Concerto in C
7.05 Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in B flat, Op 7 No 7
7.32 Schubert Piano Sonata in F minor, D625
8.05 Maks Goldlns Zamele
(18 Jewish Folk Songs)
8.36 Milhaud Suite: The
Editor Andrew Lyle
With Catriona Young.
Gershwin Cuban Overture
9.11 Chopin Two Polonaises, Op 71 Nos 1 and 2 9.24 Bruch Kol Nidrei
9.34 Mozart Symphony
No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner) A Menton Radio production Discs
Piers Burton-Page 's selection includes revenge and murder in ancient
Corinth, rarities from
Sibelius, a Delius survey by the Artist of the Week and Russian music from the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Artist of the Week:
Charles Groves (conductor) Delius Lebenstanz
10.16 Charpentier Medee (Act 1)
10.51 Muffat Sonata No 2 in G minor
11.05 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in C, Op 2 No 3
11.32 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D
Producer Piers BurtorvPage
Debussy was one of the most influential composers of the 20th century. This week's programmes trace the development of his music and give insights into Debussy's character through his letters. Writing about his own music to his fellow musicians and circle of painters, he touches on issues in art, literature, theatre and music leading up to the First World War.
Letters read by Derek Jacobi. Suite: Printemps; Harmonie du soir, La Damoiselle elue; Prélude a I'apres-midi d'un faune
Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 BBC Lunchtime
From St John's, Smith Square,
Peter Jablonski (piano) Liszt Funérailles
(Harmonies poétiques et religieuses)
Debussy Preludes: Feux d'artifice (Bk II, No 12); La Cathédrale engloutie (Bk I, No 10)
Grieg Sonata in E minor Repeated next Sunday at
The Song Tree 2.15
Storybox 2.25 Let's Move
2.45 First Steps in Drama
3.00 The BBC
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Alexander Titov
Gerard McChrystal (saxophone)
Ravel Suite: Mother Goose lbert Concertino da camera
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique
4.30 Blue Angels, Blue Devils
In the last programme of the series, Brian Morton investigates Trimmer Jazz-a style of music that arose following the Nazi defeat in 1945. Rpt
Janice Forsyth with the first of five daily programmes about how operas tell their stories.
Producer Svend Brown
Natalie Wheen with news, travel, weather and a selection of music including
Morley Aprill is in my mistris face
6.03 Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 15
6.30 Rachmanlnov Spring Waters, Op 14 No 11 Producer Patrick Lambert
From the New
Theatre, Cardiff, opera's popular double-bill in a new production for
Welsh National Opera. This evening celebrates the 50th anniversary of WNO's first-ever performance on 15 April 1946, when Cav and Pagwere performed. Introduced by Nicola Heywood Thomas.
How can drama be realistic when the characters are singing? Michael Oliver takes a look at the claims of verismo and explores why some composers found it such a ridiculous idea.
Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, conductor Carlo Rizzi
Performance sponsored by the Friends of WNO
Five nightly tributes to
German film director Wim
Wenders, dramatised by Neil Cargill.
1: Despising What You Sell Wenders admits he learned more from writing reviews than from his studies at film school in Munich. He watched four films a day, elements of which were to give his own work its unmistakable identity. His essays provide a route as the director sets out on the road to meet an old film hero.
A KDMH production
With Mark Russell and Robert Sandall , including an interview with celebrated
Hungarian folk singer Marta Sebestyen , whose new album Kismet includes
Russian, Irish, Indian and Bulgarian songs.
Producer Philip Tagney
Muffat the Internationalist
With David McGuinness.
Suite: Nobilis Juventus
(Florilegium II); Sonata No 1 in D (Armonico tributo); Toccata No 7 in C
(Apparatus musicoorganisticus); Concerto
Grosso No 12 in G (Propitia sydera) (Chaconne)
Repeated from last Monday
With Digby Fairweather. Gene Lees is one of the most respected jazz commentators: as writer and lyricist, his work has brought him international recognition. He talks tonight about his new biography of Woody Herman , and his Latin connections.
Producer Terry Carter
Letterbox 1.20 Singing Together