With Andrew McGregor.
Respighi Poema Autumnale Pierre Amoyal (violin),
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
6.15 Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 81 Jeremy Menuhin (piano), Chilingirian Quartet
7.05 Purcell Suite: Dioclesian
Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
7.32 Field Divertissement No 2 in A
Miceal O'Rourke (piano), London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
8.05 Building a Library - Best of the Bunch: Robert Layton 's top ten
8.36 Strauss Suite: Der Rosenkavalier
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
With Peter Hobday.
Ives, arr Schuman Variations on "America
St Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
9.07 Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Bradley Creswick (violin), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.22 Dvorak String Quintet in E flat, Op 97 Members of the Vienna Octet Discs
With Susan Sharpe , including
Part 0 Immanuel (Magnificat Antiphons) BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
10.04 Artists of the Week:
The Kuijken brothers
Haydn Symphony No 101 in D (Clock) La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
10.33 Messiaen Trois Melodies
Sylvia McNair (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.25 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in A,
Wql46 Barthold Kuijken (flute), Sigiswald Kuijken (violin), Wieland Kuijken (cello),
Robert Kohnen (harpsichord)
11.37 Poulenc Suite: Les Biches
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
With Roger Nichols. d'lndy Diptyque Mediterraneen Monte Carlo Philharmonic, conductor Georges Pretre
Turina Zapateado (Danzas Andaluzas) Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
Nin Montanesa; Malaguena; Granadina (Cantos Popu/ares Espanolas) Susan Daniel (mezzo)
Roussel Symphony No 4
French NO, conductor Charles Munch Repeated next Friday 11.30pm
From the Cartwright Hall, Bradford. The Emperor
Quartet perform a rarely heard quartet by the American composer
Henry Cowell and one of Beethoven's most concise middle-period quartets. Cowell String Quartet No 4 (United) Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95
Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is Sheila Colvin , outgoing general director of the Aldeburgh Foundation. Her colourful career has taken her to
New York, Brazil and Edinburgh, and her musical choices reflect the places with which she has been most closely associated. They include Jobim's A Felicidade from the soundtrack to Black Orpheus, Lotte Lenya singing Weill's Seerauber-
Jenny from The Threepenny Opera, a scene from Verdi's Falstaff, and pieces connected with Aldeburgh by Schubert, Britten and Oliver Knussen.
Repeated from Saturday 12 noon
The Three Choirs Festival
The Three Choirs Festival is the oldest surviving music festival in Europe.
Andrew Green introduces a selection of s made there and traces its history with festival secretary and historian Anthony Boden.
Malcolm Williamson Mass of Christ the King
April Cantelo (soprano). Loris Synan (alto), Philip Langridge (tenor),
Geoffrey Chard (bass), Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Royal Philharmonic, conductor John Sanders
Producer Vicky Whitaker
Is it possible to create a story in music so that listeners can tell what is going on without the help of words? Tommy Pearson attempts to find out from composer Sarah Class.
With Jeremy Nicholas , including Sousa March: The Liberty Bell Band of the Grenadier Guards, conductor Major Philip Hills
5.40 Ives The Fourth of July
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
6.05 Dudley Buck Concert Variations on "The Star-Spangled Banner" Christopher Herrick (organ)
6.30 Busoni Indian Fantasy Marjorie Mitchell (piano),
Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor William Strickland
Producer Andrew Lyle
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Following the enormous success in 1995 of two concert performances of the original 1857 version of Simon Boccanegra , the Royal Opera stages that version for the first time. Sung in Italian.
Presented by Piers Burton-Page and Michael Oliver.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Mark Elder Prologue; Act 1
8.50 The Verdi Quiz
As part of this year's Royal Opera
Verdi Festival, the Friends of Covent
Garden present a quiz in the Royal Opera's crush bar. Two teams put their knowledge of Verdi to the test. Team captains Sir Edward Downes and Mark Elder are joined by Maria Cleva , Robert Lloyd , Anthony Michaels -Moore and Peter Sidhom. Bamber
Gascoigne is the question master.
9.10 Acts 2 and 3 * See Music: page 42
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Michael Ignatieff concludes his series recounting the ups and downs of key groups in 20th-century intellectual history.
5: The Santa Fe Institute. In picturesque Santa Fe, New Mexico, a multidisciplinary team of scientists is trying to understand the nature of complex, adaptive systems like the stock market and traffic jams. They claim this is the science of the 21st century. Others disagree.
Sarah Walker introduces performances from the Swedish percussion ensemble Krumata's recent British concert at the Adrian Boult Hall , Birmingham, in which they were joined by the trombonist Christian Lindberg for the first performance of a new piece by Xenakis. Cage Third Construction
Folke Raabe Jawbone Five
Xenakis Zythos (first performance) Takemitsu Rain Tree
Producer Jeremy Hayes
Geoffrey Baskerville introduces music by composers who were in Paris in 1750. Today, an excerpt from Leclair's only opera, a solitary bassoonist, and La Marseillaise as arranged after the French Revolution by the 66-year-old Balbastre on the organ of the deconsecrated Notre Dame.
Duphly La Victoire
Mitzi Meyerson (harpsichord) Corrette Sonata No 5
(Les Delices de la Solitude) Danny Bond (bassoon),
Richte van der Meer (cello), Robert Kohnen (harpsichord)
Balbastre Overture: La de Caze; La d'Hericourt; La Lugeac (Pieces de Clavecin)
Sandrine Pasquier (harpsichord)
Leclair Scylla et Glaucus (Recitative and Passacaglia, Act 3, Scene 2) Rachel Yakar (soprano),
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner de Mondonvllle Sonata No 4 in C
(Pieces de Clavecin, Op 3) John Holloway (violin),
Davitt Moroney (harpsichord),
Balbastre Le Chant des Marseillois
Guy Morancon (organ) Repeated from last Friday
van Der Meer
Repeated from Monday 3.45pm
With Donald Macleod.
1.45 Ignaz Holzbauer Gunther von Schwarzburg
La Stagione Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra/Michael Schneider
4.45 Ravel Daphnis and Chloe
Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos