Paul Guinery presents music that moves from the abyss of sorrow to the heights of praise.
Gorecki Symphony No 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs)
Rebecca Evans (soprano),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Martyn Brabbins
8.00 Bach Cantata No 180:
Schmiicke Dich, 0 Liebe Seele
Hedy Graf (soprano), Barbara Scherler (contralto), Kurt Huber (tenor), Jakob Stampfli (bass), Heilbronn Schiitz
Choir, Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra, conductor Fritz Werner
8.30 Giovanni Gabrieli Intonation; Jubilate Deo a 8 Gregg Smith Singers, Texas Boys
Choir, Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble, La Fenice Gabrieli Consort, E Power
Biggs (organ), director Vittorio Negri
8.37 Gregorian Chant Te Deum
Laudamus Capella Antiqua Munich
Choralschola, director Konrad Ruhland
8.43 Toumemire Improvisation on the Te Deum John Scott Whiteley (organ) Producer Antony Pitts
Fiona Talkington and her guest preview the Radio 3 week.
Composer of the Week:
Glinka Overture: Rustan and Ludmilla
Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev
9.18 Parry Lady Radnor's Suite City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.37 Caccini, arr Brinums Ave Maria Inessa Galante (soprano), Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Vilumanis
9.43 Zelenka Capriccio No 2 in G Virtuosi Saxoniae, conductor Ludwig Guttler
9.56 Gottschalk Bamboula
Philip Martin (piano)
10.05 Gottschalk, arr Kay Cakewalk Louisville Orchestra, conductor Akira Endo
10.23 Tallis Spem in Alium
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
10.33 Abel Symphony in C, Op 7 No 5 Cantilena, conductor Adrian Shepherd
10.41 Artist of the Week:
Arleen Auger (soprano)
Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne
(selection) English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
10.48 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
11.06 Bach 0 Man, Thy Grievous Sin Bemoan (St Matthew Passion) Bach Choir, Thames Chamber
Orchestra, conductor David Willcocks
11.13 Johann Strauss (son), arr Gamley Bal de Vienne (Die
Redermaus) National Philharmonic, conductor Richard Bonynge
11.26 Ireland Decorations
Eric Parkin (piano)
11.38 Mendelssohn Two Pieces, Op 81 Sorrel Quartet
11.49 Debussy Nocturnes Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Producer Brian Jackson E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
As Madrid's opera house reopens after a 70-year closure, Ivan Hewett visits the Spanish capital to sample the musical scene in all its diversity, from the golden age of Spanish music to the latest flamenco fusion.
Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Gordon Stewart introduces three of the songs Schubert wrote for Mignon, the waif-like character from Goethe's novel Wilhelm Meister.
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Tommy Pearson chairs the intervarsity music quiz.
From the Northcott Theatre at Exeter University.
BBC Concert Orchestra
From the Hippodrome, Golders Green.
Conductor Barry Wordsworth, Carole Farley (soprano)
Butterworth A Shropshire Lad
Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne
Faure Dolly Suite
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Saint-Saens Le Rouet d'Omphale
The writing of Jean-Baptiste Racine inspired works by Handel, Lalande, Lully and Rameau, among many others. In the first of three programmes exploring the relationship between French dramatists and composers,
Christopher Page and Charles Medlam look at the influence of this
"poet of anguish". Producer Kate Bolton
A concert which the soprano Dawn Upshaw gave last June at the Wigmore Hall, London, with Gilbert Kalish (piano).
Larry Alan Smith All Music, All Delight (Songs of the Silence)
James Aikman Spring is Purple Jewelry
Laura Elise Schwendinger In Just-Spring
Jake Heggle If You Were Coming in the Fall
Anna Weesner Alter? When the Hills Do
Michael Torke Drink Water
Aaron Kemis Bunches of Grapes
Juliana Hall Sonnet
James Primosch Bedtime
Andy Vores In a Parlor
Kenneth Frazelle Sunday at MacDonald's John Musto Litany
Barber Hermit Songs (excerpts)
Messiaen L 'Escalier Redit, Gestes du Soleil; Le Collier; PriÃ¨re ExaucÃ©e; Amour, Oiseau d'Etoile; RÃ©surrection
Kyril Bonfiglioli is best known as the writer of the Mortdecai books, a trilogy about a corrupt and flamboyant art dealer and his brutish valet, Jock. A self-styled count, Balliol scholar, sabre champion, science-fiction expert and art dealer, Bonfiglioli died in 1985. Kevin Jackson explores his improbable life.
Repeated from yesterday 12 noon
A tercentenary production of John Vanbrugh 's famous play.
Lord Foppington gains a title and loses his bride, Amanda loses her husband and gains a gallant, and Sir Tunbelly Clumsey loses his only daughter and gains two sons-in-law.
Musicians James Walker. Katharine Gittings , Elaine Ackers and Martha Ann Brookes
Composer Anthea Gomez
Lyrics, adaption and direction by Sue Wilson
Sir Tunbelly Clumsey:
Sir John Friendly/La Verole:
American composer Dominick Argento celebrates his 70th birthday this month. To mark the occasion, the Ensemble Singers of Minnesota, conducted by Philip Brunelle , perform works exploring 200 years of American music. The programme includes the UK premiere of Argento's Keats settings A Nation of Cowslips. Jeremy Summerly introduces the concert, given at the BOC Covent
Garden Festival in June. and is joined by Robert Ziegler to set the scene. They begin with the work of the pioneering 18th-century composer
William Billings and continue into the 19th and 20th centuries with music by Arthur Foote ,
Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein.
Producer Kate Bolton
The first of two programmes in which David Hammond explores the traditional fiddle music of West Donegal, its individuality determined by geographical isolation and close contacts with Scotland.
Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schubert Mass in E flat, 0950; German Mass NDR Chorus and Chamber Philharmonic, conducted by Manfred Honeck
2.25 Mozart Flute Quartet in A,
K298 Michelle Lee , Allegri Quartet
2.35 Thierry Mechler (organ) Mozart, arr Mechler Fantasy in C minor Schumann Six Canons, Op 56
Scriabin, arr Mechler Four Preludes Lefebure-Wely Toccata; Andante; Sortie Mechler Improvisation on Popular Children's 's Songs
3.40 Brahms Klavierstucke , Op 119 Joaquin Achucarro (piano)
4.00 Clara Schumann Songs Monique Simon (mezzo),
Arthur Schoonderwoerd (fortepiano)