With Andrew McGregor , including Bach Violin Concerto in A minor,
6.16 Strauss Ein Heldenleben
7.05 C Wood '77s the Day of Resurrection
7.38 Delius Idyll: Once I Passed through a Populous City
8.05 Puccini Un Bel di Vedremo
(Madame Butterfly, Act 2)
8.40 Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) Editor Andrew Lyle
With Catriona Young , who begins a season of Mozart chamber music.
Wagner Overture: Das Liebesverbot Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
9.09 Mozart Piano Trio in G, K496 Willi Boskovsky (violin), Nikolaus Hubner (cello), Lili Kraus (piano)
9.35 Telemann Overture in D
Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Producer Tony Cheevers Discs
Geraint Lewis 's selection includes music by the late Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu , song-cycles by Britten and anthems by Purcell. Artist of the Week:
David Atherton (conductor)
Walton Overture: Portsmouth Point
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
10.05 Britten The Holy Sonnets of John Donne
Ian Bostridge (tenor),
Graham Johnson (piano)
10.30 Purcell I Was Glad, Z19
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conductor George Guest
10.40 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2
11.10 Stanford The Blue Bird
Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter
11.15 Takemitsu A Rock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
11.25 Parys Le Corbeau et le Renard Bonneau Le Grenouille Qui Voulait Se Faire un Boeuf
Trenet La Cigale et la Fourmi Francois le Roux (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.35 Elgar Sea Pictures Delia Jones (mezzo),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor David Atherton
Producers Gwawr Owen and James Webb
William Mival explores the music of the American composer who is celebrating his 60th birthday year. Octet (1979) Group 180
Three Movements (1986)
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
It's Gonna Rain (1965) Producer Tony Sellors
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm
Druschetzky Partita No 6 in E flat (Berdlersgarn)
Gyrowetz Serenade in B flat, Op 5 No 2 Mozart Serenade in C minor, K388
Haydn Divertimento in B flat, H II 43 (Feldpartita)
Beethoven Rondino in E flat, WoO 25 Bartok, arr Zempleni Hungarian Peasant Songs Repeat
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Introduced by Martyn Brabbins , in conversation with composers Minna Keal and Piers Hellawell.
Conductor Martyn Brabbins , Alexander Baillie (cello)
Hellawell Memorial Cairns
Keal Cello Concerto (first broadcast) Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat
Spotlight on Anthony Rolfe Johnson The renowned English tenor talks to lain Burnside about his life and career and makes a selection from his recordings, including songs by Britten and Schubert, Mozart's Idomeneo and Monteverdi's Orfeo. The programme also includes a recording of the singer at the age of 14. Repeated from last Wednesday
4: Class of 96 How have the jazz musicians who found themselves in the spotlight 10 years ago influenced the next generation of British jazz players? In the last programme, John Fordham meets members of the Class of 86, including two acclaimed young pianists: Richard Fairhurst , who has worked closely with former Loose Tube lain Ballamy, and Nikki Yeoh , whose big break came when she dared to take part in a jam session with Courtney Pine when the expected pianist did not turn up. And ten years on, how do the Class of 86 view the future?
Tommy Pearson spends the week with the BBC Singers. Today, he finds out what makes them one of the finest professional choirs in the world, with conductors Stephen Cleobury and Bo Holten , producer Michael Emery and some of the singers themselves. Repeat
With Jeremy Nicholas.
Herold Overture: Zampa
NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini
6.03 Bach Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV851 ("48", Bk 1) Harriet Cohen (piano)
6.30 Haydn Symphony No 97 in C Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell Producer Patrick Lambert
From the Barbican Hall,
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth , Katarina Karneus (mezzo)
Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
Mahler Lieder eines Fahrenden
8.00 A New Map of British Fiction Novelist AS Byatt, a frequent contributor to Radio 3 for more than
25 years, examines current British fiction and creates a new critical paradigm to describe it.
8.20 Shostakovich Symphony No 5 A concert sponsored by BP
THE THIRD AT 50
Isaiah Berlin In the years immediately after World
War II, Isaiah Berlin's lectures and talks brought together a rigorous Russian intellectual tradition and the Reithian ethic to produce a particular cultural moment. Michael Ignatieff investigates Isaiah Berlin's work for the Third
Programme and the lasting influence and practical importance of his ideas. Producer Neil Trevithick
Penny Gore introduces a recital by the Kreutzer Quartet, continuing the celebrations of the Roberto Gerhard centenary.
Bartok String Quartet No 3 Gerhard String Quartet No 1 Producer Nigel Wilkinson
Repeated tomorrow 2.40pm
Water Dripping in a Bowl
"The fingernail loom and the weaver's song; the nightingale's floor and the temple boxers; the riverbank musicians and the water trade; kyukyu, sha-sha, bdiri-bdiri, shin-shin." A series of eight experimental radiophonic programmes begins with an evocation of the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto, an atmospheric study re-edited by John Theocharis from a recent Japanese radio documentary by Malte Jasperson. Here are the sounds, songs, words and silences of the city that was Japan's capital for more than a thousand years.
Repeated from last Monday
1: The Royal Party Now Leaving Brussels
September 1501: the start of the musical journey of Philip the Fair of Burgundy from Brussels to Toledo. The ensemble Sirinu, with Robert Langdon -
Lloyd as the chronicler Antoine de Lalaing , follow the royal progress through the songs and dances of 16th-century Flanders and France. Repeat. Continues tomorrow
With Gordon Cruickshank.
James Morrison 's Hot Horn Happening in concert at this year's Glasgow International Jazz Festival.
Producer Terry Carter. Continues tomorrow
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Saarbrucken RSO/John Nelson Haydn Symphony No 80 in D minor Mahler Symphony No 4
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to
Think About 3.30 The Song Tree 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 3.55 Together Stories 4.10 Singing Together 4.30
Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9