The Jewish Enigma: The Jewish Woman
With Andrew McGregor.
Anon Sarum chant: A solis ortus cardine
6.08 Brahms Piano
Concerto No 2 in B flat
7.05 Scarlatti Sonata in C,
7.32 Mahler Piano Quartet in A minor
8.05 Verdi Overture: The
Force of Destiny
8.48 Handel The Lord our enemy has slain (Esther)
Virgil Thomson Suite : The Plow that Broke the Plains
9.14 Verdi Surta e la notte; Ernani, involami (Ernani)
9.20 Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 4 in G Discs
Stephanie Hughes celebrates Turandot's 70th birthday.
Bertioz March to the Scaffold
10.15 Satie Parade
10.30 Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor
11.00 Spohr Seven Songs, Op 154
11.15 Artists of the Week:
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
Frank Martin Mass for double choir
11.40 Mozart Fantasia in D minor, K397
11.50 Puccini Turandot
With Paul Guinery.
The Shepherd and the Brigand
Szymanowski's two major stage works of the twenties. arr Kochanski Roxana 's
Song (King Roger)
Kaja Danczowska (violin)
Krystian Zimerman (piano) Szymanowski King Roger (excerpts)
Chorus and Orchestra of Warsaw Wiekl Theatre, conductor Robert Satanowsi
Andrzej Bachleda (tenor) Polish Radio Chorus
Cracow RSO/Antoni Wit
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
1.00 We Must Get
Together Some Time
The last of three selections of music for operatic ensembles of all shapes, sizes, concords and discords, presented by Gordon Stewart. Today, every silver lining has a cloud, but you can find a funny side to the solemnest circumstance: artists, artistes, artisans, gypsies, gentry, bootlickers and birdcatchers learn to live together in works such as Cosi fan tutte, Carmen and Candide.
Radio Showcase 2.05 In the News 2.25 Something to Think About 2.40 Music
3.00 The BBC
BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor Barry Wordsworth John Carlisle (speaker) Paul Reade Byron (first performance)
4.30 French Lute Suites
Jakob Lindberg plays music by Jacques Gallot , the most prominent member of a distinguished family of 17th-century lutenists.
Next programme Tuesday 4.35pm
Tommy Pearson spends this week with the BBC Big Band. Today, the Band, conducted by Richard Niles , performs pieces composed especially for the programme by students from the Bishop Walsh and Shenley Court schools in Birmingham.
Geoffrey Baskerville with news, weather and music including
Prokofiev Les Ridicules (The Love for Three Oranges)
6.03 Haydn Piano Trio in D minor, HXV23
Producer David McGuinness
Another concert from the Orchestra's current tour. given at Konzerthaus, Vienna.
Conductor Andrew Davis Heinrich Schiff (cello)
Introduced by Paul Guinery. Berlioz Overture: Beatrice et Benedict
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
7.20 Anthony Burton and David Matthews discuss
Tippett the symphonist.
7.40 Tippett Symphony No
Elgar's Quintet and Ravel's Sonata for violin and cello were written within years of each other, yet they belong to different worlds.
Ruth Crouch (violin) Ursula Smith (cello)
Peter Donohoe (piano) James Clark (violin)
Catherine Marwood (viola)
Susan Richards's award-winning account of her travels in Russia during the break-up of the Soviet Union. Reader Elaine Claxton.
Early Music Network
A final concert from the 1995-6 series introduced by Helen Garrison. This week, the Orlando Consort performs polyphony from 12th- and 13th-century
France in a concert recorded last month at the Michael Tippett
Centre, Bath. Producer Lindsay Kemp
Valentine Cunningham reports from Oradea in Romania on a unique meeting between Romanian and British writers organised by the British Council. But what sort of image does the council promote and how far do such events serve the interests of the taxpayer?
Humphrey Carpenter chairs a debate on the subtle relationship between art and foreign policy.
Producer Abigail Appleton
With Derek Jacobi.
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
La Puerta del Vino; Les Terrasses des audiences
(Preludes, Bk II) Arturo Benedetti
Les Parfums de la nuit;
Le Matin d'unjour de fete (Images)
City of Birmingham SO, conductor Simon Rattle Repeated from last Thursday
Digby Fairweather with his final jazz portrait of the week. Lorraine Gordon of the Village Vanguard and Ron Sturm of Iridium support the theory of thriving jazz clubs; musicians Keith Ingham and Warren Vache almost agree.
1.30 Music for Dance