With Richard Osborne.
Stamltz Concerto in B flat for Clarinet and Bassoon Koji Okazaki (bassoon), Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia , director Kalman Berkes (clarinet)
7.27 Satie Enfantillages
Pittoresques; Le Fils des Etoiles
(Prelude to Act 2); Danse de Travers Pascal Roge (piano)
7.38 Haydn Salve Regina in E Nancy Argenta (soprano), Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Richard Hickox
7.55 Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Sonata in G minor Beatrice Rauchs
8.14 Mozart Serenade in D, K320
(Posthorn) Academy of St Martin in the Reids, director lona Brown
9.00 Building a Library
Jeremy Sams compares the available recordings of Debussy's songs. Richard Wigmore reviews new releases of chamber music, including rival recordings of Brahms's cello sonatas from Heinrich Schiff and Lynn Harrell , and Schubert string quartets from the Alban Berg Quartet. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Schubert String Quartet No 12 in C minor, D703 (Quartettsatz) Alban Berg Quartet
10.26 Schubert Marche Militaire in E flat, D733 No 3 Malcolm Bilson and Robert Levin (pianos)
10.34 Schubert Notturno in E flat,
Andras Schiff (piano), Yuuko Shiokawa (violin), Miklos Perenyi (cello)
10.45 Richard Wigmore 's preferred version of Brahms's Cello Sonata
No 2 in F, Op 99
David Huckvale delves into the latest batch from Russian Revelation, including Mstislav Rostropovich playing the Elgar Cello Concerto in 1958, Yevgeni Mravinsky conducting Shostakovich's Symphony No 11 in 1959, and Sviatoslav Richter playing the last three Beethoven piano sonatas in the 1970s. Discs
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651
Michael Berkeley meets a very special guest - a living antique. Born in Vienna an incredible 112 years ago, percussionist and poker player Manfred Sturmer has memories of working with many of the greatest composers of turn-of-the-century
Europe, among them Brahms, Mahler, Strauss, Stravinsky and Bartok.
Today, for the first time, he shares some unbelievable reminiscences of an extraordinary career. Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
The third of six programmes telling the story of the Salzburg Festival.
3: 1949-56. Richard Osborne traces the impact of Gottfried von Einem's endeavours to introduce a more radical commissioning policy, and recalls Furtwangler's triumphant return - conducting legendary performances of operas by Mozart, Beethoven, Weber and Verdi. The early 1950s also saw the chamber music, lieder and solo instrumental programmes reaching new levels of excellence. With reminiscences from critic Andrew Porter and music from
Bruckner's Symphony No 7 in E
(Vienna PO/Hans Knappertsbusch), Mozart's String Quartet in C, K465
(Dissonance) (Amadeus Quartet) and: Rolf Liebermann Penelope (Part 1) (first performance)
Vienna PO, conductor George Szell Weber Und ob die Wolke (Der Freischutz)
Elisabeth Grummer (soprano), Vienna PO, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K475
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Schubert An Silvia; Romance (Rosamunde); Die Vogel; Der Einsame; Vedi, Quanto Adoro
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor, K183 Vienna PO, conductor Bruno Walter
In the fourth of eight programmes,
Verity Sharp and Tommy Pearson go in at the deep end as a DJ, a record producer and a musician in a military band. Revised repeat
Geoffrey Smith presents a "pick of the year" of jazz favourites. Discs ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
FAX: (0171) [number removed]
Concluding the series investigating
American pianist and composer Stan Kenton and his Innovations in Modern
Music Orchestra. The most enigmatic of Kenton's composers,
Robert Graettinger , wrote the first version of his City of Glass in 1947 and later recomposed it for the orchestra. Max Harrison introduces recordings of both versions of the suite. The early version comes from a 1993 disc by the Ebony Band of Holland, conductor Gilnther Schuller , and the second is by the Innovations Orchestra.
Producer Derek Drescher. Rptd Friday 12.30am
Live from the Met: Don Carlo
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. Baritone
Thomas Hampson is among the cast in this production of Verdi's opera.
The work combines what Verdi called the magnificent drama of Schiller's poem with some of his greatest music.
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera House, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Parti
7.10 Book of the Month
A monthly review of new publications. In Broadway Babes Say Goodnight: Musicals Then and Now, Mark Steyn considers the rise and fall of the American musical and takes a sceptical look at the health of its British successors. Director and producer Alan Strachan reviews Mark Steyn 's diagnosis.
7.30 Part 2
8.10 The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert Jr puts listeners' questions to Cori Ellison, George Jellinek and Tim Page.
8.30 Part 3
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network, which is broadcast on Radio 3 through the EBU.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
The last in Sir John Drummond 's
six-part series exploring the explosion of dance in Great Britain in the last 50 years.
Keeping Going. Putting dance on stage or television is always going to be a risky business - that is why it attracts a very special type of promoter. On the box and in the wider culture, what state is dance now in? With Val Bourne of Dance
Umbrella, TV producer Bob Lockyer and Jann Parry of The Observer. Producer Matt Thompson
Robert Cushman reviews the eighth annual convention held in the Town
Hall, Manhattan. He selects the best from among the hundreds of songs and performers. Each evening had a theme, among which were Lyrics on Several Occasions - a Celebration of Ira Gershwin; On the Sunny Side of the Street - the Lyrics of Dorothy Field ; Dancing in the Dark - the Words and Music of Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz ; and Happy Anniversary - an Appreciation of Some Classic Shows of the Broadway Season of 1947. The cabaret stars in full voice include
Julie Wilson , Annie Ross ,
Margaret Whiting , Richard Rodney Bennett and Andrea Marcovicci.
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jazz With the Denis Lepage Trio
1.50 Salzburg Camerata Academica/ Emmanuel Krivine , Heidi Grant
Murphy (soprano), Joshua Bell (violin) Mozart Exsultate Jubilate , K165
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
2.30 National SO/Leonard Slatkin, William Neil (organ), Jard van Nes (soprano) Samuel Adler Festive Proclamation Purcell, arr Britten Chacony in G minor Berlioz Nuits d'Ete Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition
3.55 Huseyn Sermet (piano)
Franck Prelude , Choral and Fugue Charles Alkan Preludes , Op 31
(excerpts); Trois Petites Fantasies; Allegro Barbaro , Op 35 No 5
4.45 Dallas SO/Andrew Litton, James Galway (flute) Bernstein Overture: Candide Rodrigo , arr Galway Fantasia para un
Gentilhombre Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor