With Stephanie Hughes , including Haydn Mass in G (Missa Rorate Coeli Desuper)
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral,
Oxford, Academy of Ancient Music, director Simon Preston
6.39 Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108 Yehudi Menuhin , Hephzibah Menuhin (piano)
7.04 Grieg How Fair Thou Art, Op 74 No
David Wilson-Johnson (baritone),
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton
7.47 lbert Trio in C
Jascha Heifetz (violin),
Joseph de Pasquelle (harp), Gregor Piatigorsky (cello)
8.05 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
8.51 Nielsen Pan and Syrinx Danish National Radio SO, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
With Peter Hobday.
Dvorak Serenade in D minor, Op 44 English Chamber Orchestra Wind Ensemble
9.26 Josquin Benedicta Es, Celorum Regina Early Music Consort of London, conductor David Munrow
9.33 Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner Discs
With Mary Miller.
Neruda Trumpet Concerto in E flat Ole Edvard Antonsen , ECO/Geoffrey Tate
10.17 Artist of the Week:
Sena Jurinac (soprano)
Beethoven 0 War'lch Schon mit Dir
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler
10.22 Haydn Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle)
BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins
10.48 Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit Boris Berezovsky (piano)
11.10 Niles Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Hair
Jennifer Larmore (mezzo), Antoine Palloc (piano)
Gerald Levinson Five Fires
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, director Alexander Titov (piano)
11.25 Shostakovich Festival
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, conductor Christopher Seaman
11.32 Beethoven Mir 1st So
Sena Jurinac (soprano), Vienna
11.43 Schumann Marchenbilder,
Op 113 Paul Coletti (viola), Leslie Howard (piano)
4: Music for the Theatre
Edward Downes conducted the first performance in this country of Prokofiev's epic opera War and Peacein the 1960s. He introduces a substantial excerpt from the recent Kirov Opera production and talks to Humphrey Carpenter about the composer's transformation of ballet music, The Prodigal Son, into a symphony.
War and Peace (Scene 1)
Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, conductor Valery Gergiev Symphony No 4
BBCPO, conductor Edward Downes Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm
The fourth of five programmes in which Hugh Canning and Andrew Clements discuss some of the outstanding new CD opera issues of the year with Michael Oliver , who introduces excerpts from the recordings. This week two of the recordings under consideration are conducted by Marc Minkowski , with Annick Massis in the principal soprano role: Boieldieu's La Dame Blanche, also featuring Rockwell Blake , and Rossini's L'lnganno
Felice, featuring Raul Gimenez and Rodney Gilfrey. The other opera is
Bellini's La Sonnambula , conducted by Alberto Zedda , with Luba Orgonasowa and Raul Gimenez.
BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Andrew Davis ,
John Lill (piano)
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger Conductor Andrew Davis
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphoses
Conductor Giinther Herbig
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Shostakovich Symphony No 5
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Tommy Pearson discovers the ways in which bells feature in music and culture around the world, with the help of David Fanshawe.
Sean Rafferty brings wayfarers, wanderers, swans, circuses, sunrises and sunsets to life in music by Butterworth, Satie, Schubert and Tchaikovsky. The music selection also includes Corelli's Christmas
Concerto, performed by I Musici at
5.40. Sean Rafferty also attempts a flamenco dance and looks at
Frederick Ashton 's relationship with Beatrix Potter.
Verdi's operatic version of Shakespeare's play, to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave , in a new production by Graham Vick. The performance opened the season at La Scala, Milan, earlier this month.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alia Scala, conductor Riccardo Muti
Acts 1 and 2 8.20 Directing
Verdi Daniel Snowman considers changing styles of Verdi production from the composer's own time to the present and talks to directors David Pountney and Elijah Moshinsky and music historian Roger Parker about the best and worst ways of staging the operas of Verdi.
8.40 Acts 3 and 4
Robert Schumann 's
Spanische Liebeslieder , intermingling songs for vocal quartet with pieces for piano duet. Eiddwen Harrhy (soprano),
Janet Baker (mezzo), Dale Lawrence (tenor), Thomas Allen (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons and Christopher Middleton (piano)
Live from New York
Humphrey Carpenter meets
Don DeLillo , one of the masters of modern
American fiction, whose work draws on the subcultural codes of American life. His new novel is likely to prove the publishing event of the New Year. From ethereal, lyrical photos of women to a vat of voice-activated bubbling mud, the work of Robert Rauschenberg is some of the most inventive in contemporary art.
Humphrey Carpenter and guests discuss his major retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum.
Plus news from Broadway, where EL Doctorow 's great novel Ragtime has just opened as a musical and Paul Simon 's The Capeman is in preview. Producer Fiona Bailey
With Piers Burton-Page . 4: Modelled on the Past
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor David Atherton
Piano Concerto (2nd mvt)
Peter Serkin , London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
The Death of Moses (excerpts)
Soloists, Sawston Village College
Chamber Choir, Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus, instrumental ensemble, conductor Stephen Cleobury Repeated from last Thursday
Digby Fairweather continues the Fletcher Henderson retrospective.
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Choral Evensong from St
Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London Repeated from yesterday 4pm
2.00 Piano Music by Mozart,
Schubert and Liszt Barbara Moser
3.25 Dance Music for Orchestra St
Christopher CO/Donatas Katkus.
Including waltzes by Dvorak, a dance suite by Lithuanian composer
Osvaldas Balakauskas , and Johan Helmich Roman 's Golovin Music
4.20 Haydn Heligmesse.
Desiree Rancatore (soprano), Etsuko Kanoh (mezzo), Lothar Odinius (tenor), Detlef Roth (bass), Salzburg Bach Choir, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra/ Hubert Soudant