With Andrew McGregor , including Scheidt Was Betrubst Du Dich
Gundula Anders and Monica Spagele (sopranos),
Musica Fiata , director Roland Wilson
6.09 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto
No 4 in G minor
Alexei Lubomov ,
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
7.05 Finzi Romance for Strings
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Neville Marriner
7.50 Bartok Rhapsody No 1 for Violin and Orchestra
Isaac Stern, New York Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
8.05 Vaughan Williams Overture: Henry V London Brass Virtuosi, conductor David Honeyball
8.42 Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
With Peter Hobday.
Handel Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 8 Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
9.14 Stravinsky Three Movements from "Petrushka"
Shura Cherkassky (piano)
9.32 Faure Poeme d'un Jour Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone),
Gerard Wyss (piano)
9.38 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn
London Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Boult Discs
With Geraint Lewis.
Mendelssohn Richte Mich Gott
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conductor Christopher Robinson
10.05 Mathias Requiescat
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
10.15 Haydn Symphony No 91 in E flat La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
10.50 Rachmaninov Sleep, Op 38 No 5 Joan Rodgers (soprano), Howard Shelley (piano)
10.55 Artist of the Week:
Conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905)
11.55 Morton Gould Boogie Woogie Etude Shura Cherkassky (piano)
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Behind the Façade With Sandy Burnett.
4: Country Dance - the Patriotic Composer
Fagade: Suite No 2
City of Birmingham Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Louis Fremaux String Quartet No 2 Britten Quartet
Speech: Battle of Agincourt (Henry V) Laurence Olivier (speaker), Philharmonia, conducted by the Composer Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm
Concluding the series in which singers talk to Rodney Milnes about their interpretations of particular operatic roles.
Producer Peter Tanner
Maxwell Davies Overture: Throstle 's
Nest Junction (first performance) Conducted by the Composer Roussel Bacchus et Ariane
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
Olivier Charlier (violin)
Shostakovich Symphony No 9
Conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Scandinavia - Norway
Tommy Pearson begins his investigations into the folk-music traditions of Norway with a visit to a folk festival in Bo in the Telemark region. He finds out why young musicians are so keen to continue singing and playing in the old traditions, and meets a singer and a poet who have collaborated on a project to provide new words for old folk tunes.
Mozart's Exsultate, Jubilate,
Constant Lambert's Rio Grande and Tippett's Concerto for Double String Orchestra head the music line-up. Sean Rafferty 's guest is Jeremy Sams , translator of Lehar's The
Merry Widow, which opens in Graham Vick 's star-studded production tonight.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
In a concert given earlier this month at the Royal Festival Hall, London, the BBC Concert Orchestra perform a programme of popular English music, conducted by Vernon Handley. Hilary Summers (soprano), Martin Loveday (violin)
Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps Coates Knightsbridge March (London Suite)
Arnold Overture: Tam O'Shanter
Elgar Sea Pictures
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Elgar Enigma Variations
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The Life of Dali The last of four readings by Ian Gibson from his new biography of Salvador Dali.
Decline and Fall. By the fifties,
Salvador Dali had severed his links with surrealism, and returned to his native Catalonia, making peace with the Franco regime and the Catholic church he had once despised. See also tomorrow Radio 4 at 4pm
The Concerto in E flat, Op 7 No 6, which Locatelli subtitled // Pianto d'Arianna, is really a violin concerto which takes its inspiration from the famous Greek legend of Arianna abandoned on the island of Naxos.
Henk Rubingh (violin), Amsterdam
Bach Soloists, conductor Wim ten Have
Celebrating the Glory of the Voice The sixth of eight programmes from the York Early Music Festival introduced by George Pratt. This concert was given in July in the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York University. Evelyn Tubb (soprano),
Roberto Balconi (countertenor), Sprezzatura Pergolesi Stabat Mater Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Patrick Wright takes a stroll down the road to Ikea and examines how
Scandinavian domestic design has become the acceptable face of modernism. He looks at the life and work of Carl Larsson , one of Sweden's most popular artists, as Carl and Karin Larsson , Creators of the Swedish Style opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The exhibition focuses on their famous house in Sundborn, which has influenced international design through the century. Plus first-night news from the opening of Franz Lehar 's The Merry Widow in a new translation by Jeremy Sams. Producer Julian May
With Gerard McBurney. Today's programme includes the second of Glinka's colourful Spanish postcards and excerpts from his fairy-tale opera about the improbable adventures of the knight Ruslan searching for his beloved Ludmilla.
Summer Night in Madrid (Spanish Overture No 2)
USSR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Do Not Sing to Me
Irina Arkhipova (soprano), Natalia Rassudova (piano) Desire
Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), Semyon Skigin (piano)
Nocturne in F minor (La Separation) Olga Tverskaya (fortepiano)
Ruslan and Ludmilla (Acts 1 and 2, excerpts)
Anna Netrebko (soprano),
Konstantin Pluzhnikov (tenor), Vladimir Ognovienko (bass),
Kirov Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Repeated from last Thursday
Dave Gelly introduces the final part of John Dankworth 's 70th birthday concert, featuring Cleo Laine and the Alec and John Dankworth
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Choral Evensong from Bristol Cathedral
Repeated from yesterday 4pm
2.00 Chamber music by Mozart, performed by Marcel Ponseele (oboe/ cor anglais), Andrea Keller (violin), Martine Schnorhk (viola),
Gesine Meyer (cello) and Luc Devos (fortepiano).
3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move 3.40 Words Alive! 3.55 First
Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write 4.30 Alphabet Time 4.40 Facal a Leabhar