5.55 Family and Community History: Leaving Home 6.15 Luther and Music 6.35
Market Economies in Russia and China
With Jonathan Swain.
Rossini Overture: William Tell
World Orchestra for Peace, conductor Georg Solti
7.15 Liszt Les Préludes
Leslie Howard (piano)
7.33 Strauss Sonatina No 2 in E flat (Happy Workshop) Orpheus CO
8.13 Spanish music from the time of Columbus
Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)
Harvey Brough (tenor)
Jacob Heringman (vihuela/ lute/guitar)
Musica Antiqua London, conductor Philip Thorby
8.33 Poulenc Organ Concerto
Kalevi Kiviniemi (organ) Moscow CO, conductor Constantine Orbelian
Schubert's Winterreise by Alan Blyth. Stephen Walsh on new Sibelius releases including the first recording of the original version of his fifth symphony, a rediscovered symphonic poem and songs from Karita Mattila and Anne Sofie von Otter.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
Sofie von Otter.
Soile Isokovski (soprano)
Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi
10.25 Sibelius Skogsraet ; Likhet; En visa
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo) Bengt Forsberg (piano)
10.37 Sibelius Symphony
No 5 (original 1915 version) Lahti SO/Osmo Vanska
Sofie von Otter
Martin Cotton explores recent reissues of Beethoven, Berlioz and Bruckner conducted by Willem Mengelberg , Eduard van Beinum , Karl Bbhm and Leopold Stokowski.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
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Michael Berkeley talks to
Sir Ernst Gombrich , scholar, cultural thinker and author of The Story of Art. Born in Vienna, the professor reveals a deep love of the original Viennese school of composers by his choice of music, with excerpts from works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. A Classic Arts production
The fourth of six radio portraits presented by David Mellor. In February 1945, the beautiful baroque buildings of Dresden were incinerated by Allied bombs. Five months later, the city's 400-year-old orchestra gave its first concert as the Dresden Staatskapelle in a dance hall in the suburbs. '
From 1975 to 1985, the Danish conductor
Herbert Blomstedt was music director: today he looks back over the orchestra's rich history. Including Wagner Overture: Tannhauser
Reger Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart
Dvorak Rusalka (excerpt) Strauss An Alpine
Weber Der Freischutz
Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E Discs
In the sixth of eight specially extended programmes,
Tommy Pearson investigates the music of Russia.
Conductor Grant Llewellyn introduces the second of three concerts aimed at the younger concert-goer. This week, fantasy and magic are in the air as the programme includes music by Dukas, Mendelssohn and Saint-Saens.
With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
Ivan Hewett visits
Copenhagen to discover how the city is celebrating its year as cultural capital of Europe.
Producer Jessica Issacs
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm
From the newly reopened Palais Garnier, Paris, a performance of Rossini's bittersweet comedy with a libretto by Jacopo Ferretti.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Paris National Opera, conductor Maurizio Benini
A Question of Taste
David Mendel looks at the life of one of the most successful Italian ice-cream makers and confectioners,
Federico Peliti. Born in 1844, he numbered Kipling and the Prince of Wales among his customers.
By Steve May.
Remplisson is an island filled with sound, but composer Edward Ledyard and his estranged daughter Caramel discover sounds with entirely different meanings. The 16-year-old girl quickly finds herself in tune with the music of the island but Edward, struggling to make sense of his own composition, feels his daughter slip inexorably from his grasp.
With Robert Harper. Patience Tomlinson, Elaine Pyke. Alex Lowe and Jonathan Adams.
Music by Will Menter performed by Sianed Jones (voice/fiddle) Chartwell Dutiro
(voice/percussion), Julian Dale
(double bass) and the Composer (ersatzophone/zenzanzonga) Director Eoin O'Callaghan
Chris Parker introduces highlights from concerts given by vocalists Aziza Mustafa Zadeh and Cassandra Wilson earlier this year in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London.
Zadeh - who was born in Azerbaijan - gave a solo piano recital. Wilson was accompanied by Brandon Ross and Kevin Breit
(guitars), Loanie Plaxico
(bass guitar), Alfredo Alias (drums) and Jeff Haynes (percussion). Her programme included songs by Neil Young , Son House, Hank Williams and some of her own compositions.
Chris Parker talks to both singers about their careers. Producer Derek Drescher
Radio 3 goes 24 hours with the first of its new nightly programmes, presented by Donald Macleod.
1.00 Euro-Concert by the Rotterdam PO Elgar Cello Concerto;
Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition;
Shostakovich Symphony No 10
3.15 Chamber Music
Piano music by Schumann and Schubert
Including Smetana Vysehrad (Ma vlast)