Andrew McGregor with news, weather, travel and music including Mozart Andante and Five Variations in G, K501
George Malcolm and Andras Schiff (fortepiano duet)
6.12 Brahms Haydn Variations, Op 56a Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
7.04 Debussy, orch Stokowski La Cathédrale Engloutie New Philharmonia, conductor Leopold Stokowski
7.32 JC Bach Sinfonia Concertante in E flat
Colin Lawson and Michael Harris
(clarinets), Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
8.05 Bach, arr Busoni Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 Gianluca Cascioli (piano)
8.47 Sibelius Pohjola's Daughter Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Peter Hobday features chamber music by Schubert and recordings by Pablo Casals.
Pugnani Overture No 4 in B flat Academia Montis Regalis , conductor Luigi Mangiocavallo
9.13 Beethoven Variations on "Bei
Mannern Welche Liebe Fuhlen" from
Mozart's "The Magic Flute" Pablo Casals (cello), Rudolf Serkin (piano)
9.25 Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet)
London Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley
9.36 Schubert Piano Trio in E flat,
D929 Beaux Arts Trio
Joan Bakewell talks to Robert Tear about composers with whom he has particular associations - Britten and Tippett - and favourite conductors, including Colin Davis and the late Georg Solti.
Richard Baker tells the stories behind 1,000 years of great music. Richard Wagner , with a previous wife and numerous affairs to his credit, eventually married Franz Liszt 's illegitimate daughter Cosima, stealing her away from the conductor Hans von Bulow. This astonishing woman died as recently as 1930, having ensured the continuation of Wagner's theatre at Bayreuth.
The second of five programmes of music by the so-called English Mozarts.
He Has Taste and, What Is More, the Most Profound Knowledge of Composition
Roderick Swanston puts Haydn's verdict on Mozart to the test by examining what the master passed on to his pupil Thomas Attwood and to Stephen Storace , who may also have studied with him.
Mozart, orch Erik Smith
Divertimento in G minor, K15
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Thomas Attwood Trio in C, Op 1, No 11, for Piano, Violin and Obbligato Cello Members of Concilium Wien , director Paul Angerer (violin)
Stephen Storace Sextet in G for Flute, Piano and String Quartet Members of Concilium Wien , director Paul Angerer (violin) Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm
The Beethoven Cello Sonatas
The third of five programmes in which pianist Roger Vignoles introduces and plays Beethoven's cello sonatas with five different cellists, together with sonatas from the 20th century.
Alexander Baillie (cello), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in A, Op 69 Schnittke Sonata (1978) Repeat
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier,
Barry Douglas (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Sibelius Symphony No 1
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Tommy Pearson talks to
Mariss Jansons , music director of the Oslo
Philharmonic, about his relationship with the orchestra and how he made it into an international ensemble.
Sean Rafferty talks to Northumbrian piper and fiddler Kathryn Tickell on the release of her new CD, The
Northumbrian Collection. Also, music from South America, Australia and Estonia and a performance of Britten's Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge at 5.30.
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, director lona Brown
I From Studio 7, New F Broadcasting House, introduced by Rodney Slatford. Wyneke Jordans and Leo van Doeselaar (piano duet)
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV1051
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann , Op 23
Schubert Fantasy in F minor, D940
8.30 Book of the Month
A review of one of the month's most interesting new publications. Stephen Pinker , author of The Language Instinct, takes on one of the most contentious issues in modern science in his new book How the Mind Works. In his account of mental processes, he challenges a range of assumptions about such issues as parent-child influences, religion and spiritual yearning. Richard Gregory considers Pinker's theory and its implications.
8.50 Faure Dolly Suite , Op 56 Ravel Boléro
Five writers each choose a picture in the National Gallery and use it as a basis for a short imaginative narrative. 2: David Dabydeen on Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Adoration of the Magi.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Matthias Bamert , Geoffrey Tozer (piano)
A supreme craftsman with a unique inventive gift and richness of imagination, Roberto Gerhard (1896-1970) was born in Spain and studied there with Granados and Pedrell.
Later, following studies with Schoenberg, he settled in Cambridge. His works are strikingly modernist, the musical siblings of the art of Dali and Miro.
Gerhard Symphony No 3 (Collages); Piano Concerto
Richard Coles talks to independent director Neil LaBute , whose prize-winning film In the Company of Men has been shocking PC America with its portrayal of men behaving badly in the boardroom and the bedroom.
Plus the changing face of modern portraiture, from Gwen John to
Gilbert and George. As the exhibition Head First opens in Leicester, Richard Coles considers the ways in which artists have responded to the decline in formally commissioned portraits. Producer Fiona Bailey
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
With Susan Sharpe.
Duo for Violin and Cello
Brno State Philharmonic,
Eva Podarilova (piano), conductor Charles Mackerras
Repeated from last Tuesday
Digby Fairweather is joined by Dave Gelly to review some new CDs.
With Penny Gore.
1.00 South West German
Peter Altrichter , Lilya Zilberstein (piano)
Mozart Overture: La Clemenza di Tito
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 5 in F (Egyptian) Dvorak Symphony No 8 in 2.25 Bach Chorale Preludes
(Klavierubung, Bk 3) Scott Ross (organ)
2.45 Lars-Erik Larsson Pastoral
Suite CBC Vancouver Orchestra/ Mario Bernardi
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News: Topical Roundup 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Anns a' Bhad
5.00 Sequence Music by Debussy, Berenguer de Palou and Berenguer Sweelinck , plus Corelli Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 5 II Tempo Ensemble
5.20 Wieniawski Violin Concerto No
2 in D minor Natsumi Tamai , BRTN