Andrew McGregor with news, weather, travel and music including Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
6.20 Scarlatti Te Deum
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
7.03 Dvorak Romance in F minor
Gil Shaham (violin), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.32 Bach Cello Suite No 6 in D,
BWV1012 (Gavottes I and II; Gigue) Yo-Yo Ma
8.05 Gershwin, arr Rose Overture: Let 'Em Eat Cake
Buffalo Philharmonic, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas *
8.44 Grieg Lyric Suite, Op 54
Ulster Orchestra/Vernon Handley
Peter Hobday introduces more recordings by Sviatoslav Richter. Walton Varii Capricci London Philharmonic, conductor Bryden Thomson
9.15 Prokofiev Gavotte; Autumn
Fairy; Oriental Dance; Grand Waltz (Cinderella)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
9.27 Telemann Cantata: Ich Kann
Lachen, Weinen, Scherzen (Der Getreue Musik-Meister)
Barry McDaniel (baritone), Heinrich Haferland (cello), Josef Ulsamer (violone), Elza van der Ven (harpsichord)
9.35 Bach Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV1003
9.57 Enescu Suite No 3 (Villageoise) Monte Carlo Philharmonic , conductor Lawrence Foster
van Der Ven
James Bowman talks to Joan Bakewell
about his diverse repertojre, which successfully embraces old and new.
With Richard Baker. Antonio Salieri 's reputation as a musician and teacher has been overshadowed by the spurious rumour that he murdered Mozart. Yet Salieri was a central figure in the musical life of Vienna at the beginning of the 19th century.
Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt were just a few of his many composition pupils, some of whom he taught free of charge.
The Early Years
In this week's programmes, Gerard McBurney travels to St Petersburg, where Dmitri Shostakovich spent his early years.
3: The Professional Theatre Composer Incidental music: Columbus (Excerpts) Leningrad Philharmonic , conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Film music: Golden Hills (Fugue)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jose Serebrier
Dundee's Song (Incidental music: The Shot)
Konstantin Pluzhnikov (tenor), Larissa Gergieva (piano)
Suite: Hypothetically Murdered (orch McBurney, excerpts)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
The Golden Age (Act 3)
Stockholm Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Prelude, Op 34 No 5 The Composer (piano)
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm
From the Wigmore Hall, London.
(Jarios Bonell (guitar)
Villa-Lobos Choro No 1; Preludes
Nos 1 and 2. Sanz Pavanas ; Matachin;
Sor Introduction and Variations on a Theme from Mozart's "The Magic Flute"
Granados Spanish Dance No 5 Tarrega Gran Jota
Albeniz Granada; Asturias TICKETS: BBC Radio Ticket Unit,
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Susan Sharpe presents listeners' requests.
Producer Andrew Mussett Discs
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From the Queen's Free
Chapel of St George, Windsor.
Introit: Prevent Us, 0 Lord (Byrd) Responses (Holmes)
Psalms 93 and 94 (Boyce, Pring)
First Lesson: Genesis 11, v27 - 12, v9
Canticles: The Second Service
Second Lesson: 2 Corinthians 7, w2-16
Anthem: 0 Where Shall Wisdom Be
Organ Voluntary: Jesu, Meine Freunde , BWV713 (Bach)
Organist and master of the choristers Jonathan Rees-Williams .
Assistant organist Roger Judd.
With Sean Rafferty. Yan Pascal
Tortelier and Martyn Brabbins talk about the BBC2/Lloyds Bank conductors' workshop. In the studio, cellist and conductor Mstislav
Rostropovich talks about the forthcoming Barbican weekend devoted to the music of Shostakovich. Music includes
Vaughan Wllliams 's Five Mystical Songs at about 5.30.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
From the Royal Festival Hall,
London, the BBC Symphony
Orchestra's last concert before they embark upon a long tour of the USA. The performance features the world premiere of a work by Thea Musgrave , who celebrates her 70th birthday this year.
Conductor Andrew Davis ,
Felicity Lott (soprano)
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
8.10 Anthony Burton talks to
Scottish composer Thea Musgrave about her career and her new work,
Phoenix Rising, premiered in the second half of tonight's concert.
8.30 Musgrave Phoenix Rising (BBC commission; first performance) Strauss Four Last Songs
Taking the Waters
Five programmes this week in which Kathleen Griffin visits European spas. 3: Lake Balaton - the Revolutionary Spa. The largest lake in Central Europe, where, in the mid-19th century, writers and artists met to plot against the Hapsburg Empire.
Penny Gore introduces a recital by the Saskia Trio , who recently made their Radio 3 debut in Young Artists' Forum. Their programme includes Charles Ives 's most striking chamber work. Haydn Piano Trio in C, H XV 27 Ives Piano Trio
Producer Nigel Wilkinson Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Juliette Binoche takes to the stage of the small Almeida Theatre in London tonight in a new production of Naked. Hermione Lee reports from the opening and discusses the achievement of Pirandello, one of the most influential of modern dramatists. The programme also investigates the mind and work of one of the great poets of the century. Between 1898 and 1900, Rainer Maria Rilke kept an extraordinary set of diaries and notebooks, which are only now being published in English. Producer Matthew Dodd
Presented by Stephen Plaistow in conversation with Jim Samson.
Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Impromptu No 2 in F sharp, Op 36 Murray Perahia (piano)
Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44 Artur Rubinstein (piano)
Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47 Krystian Zimerman (piano) Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor, Op 39
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Repeated from last Wednesday
Digby Fairweather is joined by guitarist Deirdre Cartwright to review some new CDs from younger jazz musicians.
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor Rudolf Firkusny , Danish NRSO , conductor Henry Swoboda
1.45 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) Orford Quartet
2.15 Cherubini Requiem Belgrade
Radio Choir, Slovenian Radio and TV
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marko Munih
3.25 Tchaikovsky Suite No 1 in D Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kazuhiro Koizumi
5.00 Corelli Sonata in A, Op 5 No 6 Pierre Pitzel and Mary Jean Bolli (viola da gambas), Augusta Campagne (harpsichord)
5.30 Ravel Tzigane Dongho An (violin), Myungseon Kye (piano)