The Jewish Enigma: the Musical Heritage of the Jews
With Andrew McGregor.
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D,
Op 7 No 11
6.20 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
7.05 Shostakovich Five
7.32 Bach Double Violin
Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043
8.05 lbert Trois pièces brèves
8.32 Moeran Serenade in G
Krelsler Tambourin Chinois ;
9.09 Verdi Piangea cantando (Willow Song); Ave Maria (Othello)
9.22 Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 3 in C minor
With Stephanie Hughes.
Strauss Serenade in E flat for 13 wind instruments
10.20 Artists of the Week:
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
Cardoso Missa regina caeli
10.45 Ole Schmidt
Homage to Stravinsky
11.00 Clara Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor
11.20 Maconchy Music for brass and woodwind
11.30 Marcello Oboe
Concerto in D minor
11.40 Britten Cabaret Songs
With Paul Guinery.
A Splendid Isolation
The years 1914-1917 were among the most productive for Szymanowski. As he composed on the family estate, his music became infused with a exoticism which came from his growing interest in the Arab world.
Songs of a Fairytale Princess; Symphony No 3 (Song of the Night); String Quartet No 1 Repeated next Wednesday
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Gould Trio
Frank Martin Piano Trio on Irish Folk Songs
Brahms Piano Trio in C minor, Op 87
2.00 Schools Together
2.20 Time and Tune 2.40 Drama Workshop
3.00 Midweek Choice:
With Susan Sharpe. Ring in by lunchtime for a chance to hear your request today. Including Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
Bach Aria variata in A minor, BWV 989
Rosalyn Tureck (piano) Tirani Adoration
Max Jaffa Trio
Producer Susan Kenyon
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Midweek Choice, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA
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4.00 Choral Evensong
From Ely Cathedral. Introit: The Lord is my shepherd (Berkeley) Responses (Howells)
Psalm 119, w 1-32 (Turle, Pye)
First Lesson: Exodus 24
Office Hymn: The Lamb's high banquet we await (plainsong)
Canticles: Bullock in D
Second Lesson: Luke 1, w 39-56
Anthem: Antiphon (Britten) Hymn: Come, ye faithful (Neander)
Organ Voluntary: Sarabande for Easter (Howells)
Director of music Paul Trepte.
Assistant organist David Price.
Tommy Pearson spends this week with the BBC Big Band. Today, he explores the versatility of the big band sound and - with the help of musical director Barry Forgie - finds out what makes a good arranger.
With Natalie Wheen , including
5.30 Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, H XV 22
5.50 Glazunov Saxophone
Producer Andrew Lyle
From the Wigmore Hall, London, the fourth in a series of eight concerts, introduced by Fiona Talkington.
Piotr Anderszewski (piano) Bach English Suite No 6 in D minor, BWV 811
Beethoven Sonata in A flat, Op 110
Another sequence of dance music "recorded by orchestras of the London hotels, restaurants and nightclubs of 1920-1945. Rpt
Rossini's opera - set in 13th-century France - begins with the men setting off on a crusade, leaving their wives to act in a chaste manner at home. Or so it appears: when the women are joined by a new group of "pilgrim sisters", things start to go a little awry! Sung in French.
Lausanne Opera Chorus and Chamber Orchestra, conductor Evelino Pido
Le Comte Ory:
La Comtesse Adele:
The Italian Songbook lain Burnside introduces the first of two programmes featuring a complete performance of Wolf's Italian Songbook.
Joan Rodgers (soprano) Gerald Finley (baritone) Julius Drake (piano)
Producer Adam Gatehouse
What is the role for theatre in a more integrated
Europe? Christopher Cook meets some of the continent's leading practitioners at the European Directors' School. At our own National Theatre, David Hare directs a new play by Wallace Shawn - The Designated Mourner. about the pursuit of beauty in brutal times. Plus a report on the opening night of Graham Vick 's new production of Fidelio at English National Opera. Producer Helen Garrison
The Birth of Pelleas
Derek Jacobi reads extracts from Debussy's letters that chart the genesis of his operatic masterpiece. Pelleas et Melisande
Pelleas GEORGE SHIRLEY (tenor)
ELIZABETH SODERSTROM (sop) Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Pierre Boulez
Repeated from last Wednesday
Digby Fairweather with his third jazz portrait. Dan Morgenstern 's name is synonymous with the Jazz Institute of Rutgers
University, now celebrating 30 years of archiving.
Verseplay 1.20 Infant History