Andrew McGregor with news, weather, travel and music including Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 Simon Standage ,
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
6.25 Brahms Intermezzo in A,
Op 118 No 2 Julius Katchen (piano)
7.03 Purcell They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships
James Bowman (countertenor), Michael George (bass), the King's Consort and Choir, director Robert King
7.32 Debussy, transcr Ravel Nocturnes Nos 1 and 2 Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
8.05 Strauss Dance of the Seven
Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
8.46 Tchaikovsky The Storm Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Peter Hobday continues his Vaughan Williams symphony sequence. Smetana Richard III
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
9.13 Handel Suite in G minor, HWV447
Keith Jarrett (piano)
9.21 Bloch Baal Shem
Joshua Bell (violin),
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
9.36 Villa-Lobos Suite Populaire Brésilienne
Wolfgang Lendle (guitar)
9.56 Vaughan Williams Symphony No 6
New York Philharmonic, conductor Leopold Stokowski
Mezzo Christa Ludwig talks about some of her greatest operatic roles, remembers colleagues from the fifties and sixties and reflects on her work with the legendary record producer Walter Legge.
With Peggy Reynolds.
The passion of Orpheus for Eurydice is one of the great love stories of classical myth. It has fascinated composers for the last 500 years. When Eurydice died from a snake bite, Orpheus was devastated.
Presented by Edward Blakeman , with contributions from Joel-Marie Fauquet. Humoresque
Teresa Zyiis-Gara (soprano), Christian Ivaldi (piano)
A une Fleur; La Zuecca (Trois Melodies, 1870)
Bruno Laplante (baritone), Marc Durand (piano)
String Quartet (1st mvt) Daniel Quartet
Augustin Dumay (violin),
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm
The Beethoven Cello Sonatas
The last of five concerts coupling
Beethoven sonatas with works from the 20th century.
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op 40 Beethoven Cello Sonata in D,
Op 102 No 2 Repeat
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductors Jean-Yves Ossonce,
Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Inger Dam Jensen (soprano) Franck Symphony in D minor Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A
Mahler Symphony No 4
Out in the East lain Burnside introduces songs with a taste of the Orient.
Verity Sharp talks to Rex Lawson about the Duo-Art system of player-piano and the music that can be played on it.
Sean Rafferty explores a new work in progress by John Casken , composer in residence with the Northern
Sinfonia in Newcastle.
Also, music by Liszt, and the pieces he championed, including Borodin's mighty Symphony No 2.
From the Concert Hall,
New Broadcasting House,
Manchester, introduced by Rodney Slatford.
Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Paganini; Piano Sonata No 1 in C, Op 1
8.25 Anxieties of Desire
A short story by James Hamilton-Paterson .
A composer flees to Algiers after his controversial work fails to receive a major prize. Then he discovers that another musician of the same name has received critical acclaim in Europe. Read by Kim Wall. Repeat
8.45 Rachmaninov Piano Sonata No
1 in D minor, Op 28
* Brian Kay 's Concert of the Week: page 36
A five-part cultural history of sexuality. 2: Homosexuality. An exploration of gay and lesbian life, from ancient
Greece to today. By turns celebrated and hidden in the past, often for fear of persecution, how have gay and lesbian sexualities found a voice and an identity?
Conductor Feodor Glushchenko , Rolf Hind (piano)
Ugeti Piano Concerto Kagel Les Idées fixes
In the punk era dancing was pared down to the vertical leap, nihilism was a bit of a laugh and anyone who could play three chords started a band. Richard Coles visits the Destroy: Punk Graphic Design in Britain exhibition at the Royal Festival Hall, London, to ask if anything substantial emerged from the era of anarchy and musical mayhem. Novelist Allan Gurganus , who made his name with Oldest
Living Confederate Widow Tells All, reads from his new work Plays Well with Others, which chronicles the impact of Aids on a ragbag artistic group in New York. And Bill Buford , fiction editor of the New Yorker, grapples with the culture, gossip and politics of America as he returns with a new series of letters. Producer Matthew Dodd
Roger Nichols continues the survey of music written by Les Six, the group of irreverent composers working in Paris during the first half of the century.
Durey Three Preludes in Memory of Juliette Meerowitch
Marcelo Bratke (piano) Honegger Viola Sonata
Pierre-Henri Zuarab (viola), Pascal Devoyon (piano) Tailleferre Romance
Marcelo Bratke (piano)
Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon James Campbell (clarinet), Rachel Gough (bassoon)
Milhaud Petite Symphonie No 5 Capella Carcoviensis, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Auric five Bagatelles Philippe Corre (piano),
Edouard Exerjean (piano) Repeated from last Tuesday
Digby Fairweather presents a studio set from Gerry Brown and the Mission Hall Band. Trumpeter and vocalist
Gerry Brown is joined by Ken Pearce on trombone, Mike Snelling on clarinet and saxophone, Dave Broomfield on banjo and guitar, Tony Holloway on double bass and Arthur Ward on drums.
With Penny Gore.
1.00 A concert given by finalists of the 1997 Queen Elizabeth
International Music Competition Saint-Saens Violin Concerto in B minor Kazuhiro Takagi Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Andrew
Haveron Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Nikolai Znaider
BRTN Philharmonic , conductor Frank Shipway
2.40 Robert Schumann Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck Clara
Schumann Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann
Angela Cheng (piano)
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 Falla and Mozart, plus 5.05 Chausson Poeme Nikolai Znaider (violin),
Sophie Rachlin (piano) 5.30 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat Kari Krikku , Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo