With Penny Gore. News, weather and music including
William Schuman Overture: American
Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
7.05 Rosenmuller Sonata da Camera
No 2 in D
Parley of Instruments, conductors Roy Goodman and Peter Holman
7.22 Francaix Petit quatuor Saxology
7.32 Prokofiev Suite: Summer Day New London Orchestra, conductor
8.05 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in B minor. Op 9 No 12
Simon Standage (violin). Academy of Ancient Music. director Christopher Hogwood
8.32 Mompou Suite: Suburbis Jean-Francois Heisser (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor.
Op 10 No
Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
9.18 Copland Four Old American Songs
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Sr Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff
9.29 Schubert Symphony No 2 in B fial
Orchestra ot the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen Disc;
With Mary Miller.
Copland Inaoental music Rodeo BBC Scottish SO. conductoi Jerzy Maksymiuk
10.30 Artist ot the Week:
Pablo Casals (cello)
Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K493
Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano), Yehudi Menuhin (violin),
Ernsi Walitisch (viola)
10.55 Byrd Come woeful Orpheus Quink
11.0b Zelenka Capriccio No 5 in G Orchestra oi the Age Enlightenment, director Gustav Leonhardt
11.20 Nielsen Violin Concerto
Che-Liang Lin (violin), Swedish RSO. conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Durufle's ReqUiem has become a 20th century choral classic, rivalling Faure's in popularity. Tim Thorne concludes his survey of music by Marcel Dupre. who died 25 years ago. and Maurice Durufle , who died 10 years ago next month.
Dupre Prelude and Fugue in G minor. Op 7 No 3
John Scott (organ) Durufle Requiem
Helene Bouvier (mezzo), Xavier Depraz (bass), Marie-Madeleine Durufle -
Chevalier (organ), Philippe Caillard Chorus. Stephanie Caillat Chorus, Lamoureux Concerts Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Repeated next Friday 12 midnight
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 New series
Chamber Music from Lincoln
The first of five recitals from venues in northern England introduced by Rodney Slatford. This week's concert is from the Chapter House, Lincoln Cathedral. Lindsay Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421
Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D
2.00 New series The New
Europe: City of London Sinfonia The first of six concerts given by the City of London Sinfonia featuring music from three countries which recently joined the European Union - Austria, Finland and Sweden. Introduced by Penny Gore.
Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Aulis Sallinen Overture: At the Palace
Haydn Cantata: Miseri noi, misera patria: Cantata: Berenice, che fai; Symphony No 104 in D (London) Executive producer Wendy Thompson
A concert sponsored by HSBC Holdings pic
3.00 Mining the Archive
The second of two programmes celebrating Arturo Benedetti
Michelangeh - fighter pilot, resistance worker, racing driver and most enigmatic of pianists - who died a year ago Susan Sharpe unveils some unique archive s and talks to pupils, critics and friends of this elusive prince of the keyboard who was famed tor his mesmeric perfectionism, his doleful platform manner and his last-minute cancellations.
lommy Pearson visits the Italia Conti stage school in London.
From the St Magnus Festival in Orkney, Linda Ormiston presents what is possibly the most northerly edition of In Tune this year. She meets violinist Tasmin Little, pianist Joanna MacGregor and poet-in residence Iain Crichton Smith.
5.21 Bizet Habanera (Carmen) Maria Callas (soprano),
French National Opera Orchestra. conductor Georges Pretre
6.03 Grainger O ye banks and braes
Penelope Thwaite and John Lavender
From the Royal Opera House. Covent Garden, the first of six broadcasts from this year's contribution to the ambitious, long-term festival in which the Royal Opera presents all of Verdi's operas, performed over the period leading up to the centenary of the composer's death in 2001. Verdi II Corsaro
Written to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave , after Byron's poem The Corsair. This opera has rarely been revived in modem times and is set partly on an Aegean island and in the city of Coron at the beginning of the 19th century. Introduced by Donald Macleod and Michael Oliver , and sung in Italian.
Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Evelino Pido
Acts 1 and 2 8.25 Byron and Verdi
"Byron, of course, was writing an adventure poem and not a history of piracy, and he knew his audience's taste - indeed, he had created it!"
Poet Peter Porter reflects on the Byron upon which Verdi drew. and on the debt music owes to the British literary form of Romanticism.
8.45 Act 3
Duos for two violins
Lorand Fenyves and Hans Heinz Schneeberger Discs
With Sarah Walker and guest Andrew Sparling. Lontano
Julian Butcher Oboe Concerto
Jeremy Byers Insula dulcamara Meimdd Maxwell (oboe),
Andrew Sparling (clarinet) Lontano. conductor Odahne de la Martinez
A sound-portrait oi this year's Ar'
Musica festival in Brussels, highlights of which included a concert by the Arditti Quartet, an electroacoustio masterclass by Jean-Claude Risset and the world premiere ol James Wood s Parliament of Angels performed bv the Ictus Ensemble ano its director Georges-Elie Octors Producer Alan Ha
Exploring Weber's works through the comments of Composers who have both loved and learnt from his music
"His music is the best treatise on orchestration. Even in our time, so rich in orchestral chemistry, he's hardly been surpassed He reveals the secret soul of each instrument.'
Debussy's recollections introduce highlights from Weber s dramatic swansong Oberon - "that magic world with which Weber enriched our art' and the Concertino for clarinet and orchestra.
Repeated from kist Friday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra/Ton Koopman Biber Sonata (Sancti Polycarpi): Requiem a 15 in A: Cantata for Epiphany: Vespers (excerpts)
2.15 Valery Oistrakh (violin). Music for solo violin by Bach. Ysaye and Schnittke
3.15 David Geringas (cello), Tatiana Geringas (piano)
Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 73 Schnittke Sonata for cello and piano Peteris Vasks Ein Buch for cello Brahms
Sonata in Ffor cello and piano, Op 2