5.55 American Conversations:
6.15 Popular Theatre in 16th-century London
6.35 The Second Reform Act
With David Cornet.
Janacek On an Overgrown Path (Book 2) Ralf Gothoni (piano)
7.20 Suk Fantasy in G minor Ivan Zenaty (violin),
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Valek
7.48 Caccini Tu Che Hai le Penne
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Gyorgy Fischer (piano)
7.55 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A,
Op 30 No 1
Christian Tetzlaff ,
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
8.20 Bach Magnificat in E flat, BWV243a Stephanie Moller (soprano), Bemhard Landauer (countertenor), Hans-Jorg Mammel and Hermann Oswald
(tenors), Johannes-Christoph Happel (baritone), Balthasar Neumann
Chorus, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock
Stephen Johnson previews the coming week's events at the Royal Albert Hall. This week, Stephen Cleobury unravels the intricate design of the BBC
Singers' late Prom, and Tess Knighton retraces Haydn's footsteps in London. Plus a review of the Family Prom by some of the people who were there. COMPETITION PHONE: (0171) [number removed]ADDRESS: Proms News, BBC Radio 3.
Room 3023 Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Repeated tomorrow 7.00pm
Beginning with a personal selection of recent budget CD releases.
10.00 A weekly anthology of favourite 78s and LPs that have been remastered on CD.
Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)
Columbia SO, conductor Bruno Walter Strauss Four Last Songs
Lisa della Casa (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Karl Bohm Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
Columbia SO, conducted by the composer
11.00 An examination of the career of William Walton as composer and conductor with recordings of his Viola
Concerto with Frederick Riddle and the LSO, the Johannesburg Festival
Overture with the Philharmonia, and the Sinfonia Concertante with pianist Peter Katin and the LSO. Producer Chris Marshall
Robert Cowan with the magazine series about the classical music recording business, exploring current issues including politics and finance, techniques and output, the stars and the people behind the scenes.
Jeremy Hanley blind-tastes recordings of Chopin's Ballade No 1 in G minor, there is a look at record clubs and mail order CDs and The Story of a CD continues with publicity and marketing. Bill Holland discusses the merits of compilation CDs, and among Robert Cowan 's other guests is author and producer Robert Matthew-Walker .
In the seventh of nine programmes featuring recorded performances by the great tenor, Michael Oliver introduces Domingo as the romantic figure of the poet Hoffmann in Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, based on the writings of German writer, critic and composer E T A Hoffmann. In the opera's prologue, Hoffmann, who is waiting for a rendezvous with the prima donna Stella, agrees to tell his drinking companions about the three great loves of his life. Sung in French.
Pro Arte Chorus of Lausanne,
Du Brassus Chorus, Suisse Romande
Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Richard Bonygne Discs
Next Saturday, excerpts from Wagner's Lohengrin
Voice of Antonia's mother:
Dl Proenza (tenor)
Ulster Youth Orchestras
A new commission, in this case from Belfast-born Philip Flood, is always a strong feature of the Ulster Youth Orchestra's annual course. The City of Belfast Youth Orchestra is one of the five Area Board youth orchestras in Northern Ireland which feed into the UYO.
Philip Rood Rising
Ulster Youth Orchestra, conductor Alexandre Myrat
Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat Niall Keatley, City of Belfast Youth Orchestra, conductor Stanley Foreman
Shostakovich Symphony No 5 Ulster Youth Orchestra, conductor Alexandre Myrat Producer David Byers
With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
FAX: (0171) [number removed]
"His music is utterly original, enjoyable, perfectly constructed, but at the same time emotional.... For me, it's the best of any composer living today." (Gyorgy Ligeti )
With the help of Nancarrow's friends and champions, Peter Paul Nash investigates the extraordinary life of the exiled American composer and discovers why his music is amongst the most original and influential of the 20th century. Repeat
(soprano), lain Bumside (piano)
Schubert Die Manner Sind Méchant;
Dvorak Death Reigns; In Deepest Forest Glade; I Wander Oft (Love Songs, Op 83); Downcast Am I Prokofiev Five Poems of Anna
Akhmatova, Op 27
Poulenc Voyage a Paris (Banalites); Violon (Fiancailles pour Rire) Rorem Early in the Morning Poulenc Hotel (Banalites)
Weill Complainte de la Seine
Two works with different echoes of the past frame a modern, atmospheric saxophone concerto. Pulcinella, Stravinsky's inventive transformation of Baroque music, is one of the supreme examples of the art of re-creation. In his Requiem,
Faure speaks unmistakeably with his own voice but in a mood of nostalgia for centuries past.
Joan Rodgers (soprano), Bonaventura Bottone (tenor), Alan Opie (baritone), Martin Robertson (saxophone), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
8.10 A Tribute to Geoffrey Jellicoe
One of the world's greatest landscape designers, Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe , died last month at the age of 95. In his last interview, he talked to Susan Marling about his seminal projects. Revised repeat
8.30 Mark-Anthony Tumage Your Rockaby
In the last programme, Tibor Fischer features the world's best-selling author, the bridge novels of China, and a rare interview with V S Naipaul.
Scriabin Six Preludes, Op 13
Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux, Op
39: No 7 in C minor; No 3 in F sharp minor; No 4 in B minor Repeat See also tomorrow 1.15pm
Alyn Shipton introduces a solo recital given by the French pianist in 1994 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London.
Petrucciani was bom with a crippling bone disease as a result of which he grew to only three feet tall, but "once he starts to play, all curiosity about his physical appearance vanishes and you are only aware of the power and lyricism of his music." He plays a selection of standards interspersed with his own compositions. Repeat
With David Cornet.
1.00 Jazz Concert: Lena Willemark
(vocals), Marylin Mazur (percussion), Ale Moller (mandola/flute), Palle Danielsson (double bass),
Jonas Knutsson (soprano saxophone), Elise Einarsdottir (piano)
2.30 Janusz Skramlik and Yayoi Toda (violins), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Tadeusz
Strugala Tchaikovsky Marche Slave Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
4.00 Gottlieb Wallisch plays piano music by Haydn, Schubert and Liszt