5.55 Women in Development
6.15 In a Free State
6.35 Leisure: the Growth of Soccer and Organised Sport
With Paul Guinery.
Weelkes 0 how amiable are thy dwellings
BBC Singers, conductor David Hill
7.07 Mozart Symphony No 36 in C, K425 (Linz)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alun Francis
7.37 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 170: Vergniigte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust
James Bowman (countertenor), The King's Consort, director Robert King
8.01 Nielsen Little Suite for string orchestra, Op 1
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
8.20 Bruckner Locus iste
BBC Singers, conductor John Poole
8.24 Wesley Grand Duet in C
Trevor Pinnock and Simon Preston
8.43 Byrd Fantasy a 5 for viol consort Fretwork
Producer Verity Sharp
Pianist Noriko Ogawa previews the Radio 3 week.
See also tomorrow 2.00pm
Composer of the Week:
Haydn Overture: Acis and Galatea Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta, conductor Manfred Huss
9.14 Bemers Valses bourgeoises Peter Lawson and Alan MacLean
9.22 Virgil Thomson Arcadian Songs and Dances (Film music: Louisiana Story)
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
9.42 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in B,
Op 72 No 1
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor André Previn
9.48 Hummel Mandolin Concerto in G
André Saint-Chivier (mandolin), Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra
10.06 Artist of the Week:
Robert Lloyd (bass)
Handel The trumpet shall sound (Messiah)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.11 William Hurlstone Variations on a Hungarian Air
London Philharmonic, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite
10.22 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique) Alfred Brendel (piano)
10.41 Berlioz Nuit d'ivresse
Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), Roberto Alagna (tenor),
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Richard Armstrong
10.50 Schubert Wind Octet in F, D72
(Minuet and Finale)
Vienna Wind Soloists
11.20 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bostonians love three things above all else: their Red Sox baseball team, the swan boats in the Public Garden, and the Symphony. In this oral history of Boston's world-famous orchestra,
Humphrey Burton hears from players and administrators, concert-goers, broadcasters and critics, as well as from members of the Boston
Brahmins, whose generosity has underpinned the organisation from
1881. The orchestra started life pretty much as a German ensemble, and today - with Seiji Ozawa as music director - it is still America's least
A concert given earlier this month in the Koussevitzky Music Shed. Frederica von Stade (mezzo), Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor André Previn.
Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201; Ch'io mi scordi di te, K505
Mahler Symphony No 4
"My books are in essence about illusion. I know in my own life I practise that plenty - pretending
Vietnam didn't mean anything to me. Yet here I am, 20 years later, writing about it." The drive to understand the trauma of the Vietnam War has spawned hundreds of books, the majority written by those who served there. One of the most acclaimed of these writers today is Boston-based novelist Tim O'Brien , whose books have become bestsellers. Michael Goldfarb
considers his work and the issues raised by his writing.
Throughout the summer, the students of the Tanglewood Music Center study and perform a wide range of chamber music. This concert illustrates the kind of work they undertake.
Boston Globe journalist Richard Dyer explores the origins of Shaker music and assesses how both the music and the Shaker community will survive into the next century. Is change the answer, or maintaining the status quo?
The members of the Juilliard Quartet have been regular coaches at
Tanglewood for over 15 years. Here, they play together in a characteristically broad-ranging recital. Mozart String Quartet in G, K387 Elliott Carter String Quartet No 2
Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
Leonard Bernstein , Aaron Copland ,
Thornton Wilder and Willa Cather are just some of the artists who have spent time at the MacDowell Colony in New England, built around the summer home of composer Edward MacDowell. Christopher Cook talks to the American artists, writers and composers who leave the city to find their creative muses, and finds that paradise can have its problems too.
From the Koussevitzky Music Shed, in a simultaneous broadcast with WGBH Boston.
Presented by Ron Della Chiesa and Jamie Bernstein-Thomas . Before the 7.30 performance, a chance to hear reflections and recordings from
Leonard Bernstein 's last appearance at Tanglewood, in 1990. Peter Serkin (piano). Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, conductor Robert Spano
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Copland Short Symphony
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1911)
Tom and Ray Magliozzi describe themselves as the world's leading car mechanics, while others just say that their weekly car-repair phone-in is the best entertainment on American radio.
Zoe Heller reports from Boston on the addictive mixture of car advice, jokefest and philosophy that has made Car Talk cult listening.
Joan Morris (mezzo) and William Bolcom (piano) perform songs by Irving Berlin , George Gershwin , Cole Porter ,
William Bolcom and Charles Ives.
For one day during each year's festival, the Tanglewood campus becomes an open-air musical theme park. Students and staff take a break from classes and let their hair down with music both spontaneous and concerted, hot-air ballooning, Alpine horn displays and a real cannon to blast at the end of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. Readers Kerry Shale and Kate Harper
Tanglewood Weekend Executive producer John Evans
Tanglewood Weekend Editor Andrew Kurowski Tanglewood Weekend Producers
Derek Drescher. Jessica Isaacs. Nick Morgan and Philip Tagney
Building a Ubrary
Edward Greenfield compares available recordings of Saint-Saëns' Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ). Roderick Swanston reviews new releases of music by Bach, including The Art of Fugue from Joanna MacGregor (piano) and violin concertos played by Viktoria Mullova.
Revised repeat from yesterday 9.00am
With Donald Macleod.
1.15 Copenhagen Singing Competition - Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ulf Schirmer
4.15 Pianist Kim Tai-Jin performs music by Ravel, Debussy and Haydn