With Andrew McGregor , including
Vivaldi In Furore Giustissimae Irae
Catherine Bott (soprano),
Purcell Quartet and Purcell Friends
6.18 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin) English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.04 Poulenc Le Bal Masque
(Capriccio) Pascal Roge and Jean-Philippe Collard (pianos)
7.32 Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2 LSO, conductor Andre Previn
8.05 Mendelssohn Overture: The
Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) London
Classical Players/Roger Norrington
8.39 Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 Mayumi Fujikawa ,
RPO, conductor Walter Weller Editor Andrew Lyle
Peter Hobday features chamber music by Schubert and recordings by Pablo Casals.
Mackenzie Overture: The Cricket on the Hearth BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
9.14 Purcell Te Deum in D
Taverner Consort, Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
9.28 Krommer Oboe Concerto in F,
Sarah Francis , London Mozart
Players, conductor Howard Shelley
9.50 Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D898
Eugene Istomin (piano),
Alexander Schneider (violin), Pablo Casals (cello) Producer Arthur Johnson
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Joan Bakewell talks to Robert Tear about his early singing days, and the transition from choirboy, to one of Britain's best-loved tenor voices. He reveals the music he finds easiest and most difficult to sing. The music featured includes Offenbach's
Gendarmes Duet and excerpts from Beethoven's Missa Solemnis and Handel's Messiah Producer Gwawr Owen
With Richard Baker.
Robert Schumann first met Clara
Wieck when she was a budding piano virtuoso, though it took many years and a legal action against Clara's father before they were married. Richard Baker traces this great musical love affair and examines
Clara's role as pianist, mother and protector of the family during her husband's final decline into insanity. Producer Andrew Lyle
1: What Oft Was Thought, but Ne'er So Well Exprest
In the first programme of music by composers nicknamed the English
Mozarts, Roderick Swanston considers how much they were indebted to their great Austrian contemporary.
Mozart Symphony No 1 in E flat, K16 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
Thomas Unley Violin Concerto in F Elizabeth Wallfisch ,
Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
Samuel Wesley Symphony No 3 in A Milton Keynes Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hilary Davan Wetton Producer Antony Pitts
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm
I From St John's, Smith Square.
Emma Kirkby (soprano),
Michael Chance (countertenor), London Baroque, director Charles Medlam Marini Sonata "in Eco"
Gabrieli Sonata a 3 (1615) Handel Italian Cantata No 27: Lungi da Me, Pensier Tiranno !
Schmelzer Sonata a 3 (1662) Handel Cantata: Amarilli Vezzosa (II Duello Amoroso)
Repeated Saturday 1pm
Conductors Yan Pascal Tortelier, Vassily Sinaisky ,
Cecile Ousset (piano)
Berlioz Overture: Waverley
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor
Britten Peter Grimes (Passacaglia) Walton Symphony No 2
Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm
Tommy Pearson travels to Norway to meet a young Hardanger fiddler. Producer Christina Pritchard
Sean Rafferty introduces performances by Cecilia Bartoli ,
Micheal 0 Suilleabhain and Yevgeni Kissin , and celebrates the centenary of the first performance of Glazunov's Raymonda. The programme also includes a performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488, by Robert Casadesus and the Columbia SO, conductor George Szell. Producer Ann Marie 0 Callaghan
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Martinu: Out of Exile
A concert given on Saturday at the Barbican Centre, London, introduced by John Tusa. Jiri Belohlavek conducts an accomplished cast in Martinu's powerful opera, The Greek Passion. The opera is an allegorical story about a village passion-play in which the participants identify themselves with the characters they portray. Sung in English.
Martinu The Greek Passion
Finchley Children's Music Group, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Fotis the priest:
Grigoris the priest:
Five writers each choose a picture in the National Gallery and use it as a basis to develop a short imaginative narrative.
1: Marina Warner on Correggio's The School of Love.
Producer David Perry
Duparc Songs. French composer
Henri Duparc left only a handful of compositions, but they include some of the finest examples of the French chanson. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Duparc's birth, lain
Burnside introduces a selection from that small treasure trove.
Alison Hagley (soprano),
Gerald Finley (baritone), lain Burnside (piano) Serenade Florentine: Le Manoir de
Rosemonde; La Vague et la Cloche; Phidyle; La Vie Antérieure; Soupir, Extase; Au Pays ou Se Fait la Guerre; Elegie; Limitation au Voyage; Chanson Triste Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall are joined by bassist and composer Jah Wobble to survey his varied career from the post-punk band Public Image Ltd to collaborations with Brian Eno , Bill Laswell and members of Can, the global trance grooves of his band Invaders of the Heart and, recently, works for full orchestra. Producer Philip Tagney
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
With Susan Sharpe.
Le Jazz; Columbine Dances (Puppets, Book 1); Ballet Suite No 1 (Istar); La Bagarre; Jazz-Suite; Nonet Repeated from last Monday
Digby Fairweather introduces a studio set by Perfect Houseplants. Mark Lockheart (tenor sax/soprano sax), Huw Warren (piano/accordion), Dudley Phillips (double bass/bass guitar), Martin France (drums) Producer Terry Carter
With Penny Gore.
1.00 Nikolai Demidenko (piano) Chopin Piano Sonata No 1 in C minor; Two Nocturnes Schumann
Etudes Symphoniques, Op 13
2.05 Trond Kvemo Corpus Christi
Carol; Missa Fidei Mysterii Norwegian Soloists' Choir/Grete Helgerud
2.20 Mendelssohn Octet in E
Chilingirian and Vanbrugh Quartets
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 Song Tree 3.45 Radio Showcase 3.50 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Together Stories 4.15 Music for Dance 4.30 Hopscotch
4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Sequence including music by Henning, Ponce and Strauss, plus
5.05 Bach Concerto in A minor,
BWV1041 Musica Antiqua Kbln / Reinhard Goebel
5.25 Grieg Jesus Christ Is Risen and in Heaven Norwegian Soloists' Choir/ Grete Helgerud
5.40 Schumann Abegg Variations Nikolai Demidenko (piano)