With Andrew McGregor , including Bach French Suite No 5 in G, BWV816
Angela Hewitt (piano)
6.22 Saint-Saens Phaeton
Philharmonia, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.03 Weber Und ob die Wolke (Der Freischutz)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano),
Philharmonia, conductor Julius Rudel
7.32 Haydn Missa Brevis
Judith Nelson and Emma Kirkby
(sopranos), Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford,
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Simon Preston
8.05 Chopin, arr Godowsky Etudes: in C, Op 10 No 1; in D flat, Op 10 No 3 Jorge Bolet (piano)
8.39 Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, National
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich
With Peter Hobday.
Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No 2 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
9.14 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 52
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
9.35 Bach Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
10.06 Lalo Namouna: Suite No 1
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
James Bowman talks to Joan Bakewell about international acclaim and travel.
With Richard Baker. In a career that lasted three-quarters of a century until her death in 1979, the French composer, conductor, organist and teacher Nadia Boulanger passed on her musical insights to several generations of students. Many, including Aaron Copland , were
American, and she made her New
York debut with the Organ Symphony which Copland wrote for her. Her wide interests ranged from the most recent music to the rediscovery of masterpieces from the past - and she was the first woman to conduct a symphony orchestra in London.
The Early Years
Gerard McBurney travels to St
Petersburg, where Shostakovich spent his early years.
4: The Irrepressible Performer
The Counterplan (arr Stokowski) BBC Philharmonic, conductor
The Tale of the Priest and His
Servant Balda (excerpt) Mali Theatre Orchestra, conductor Valentin Kozhin
The Bolt (excerpt)
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
The Big Lightning (excerpt)
Soloists, USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
24 Preludes, Op 34 (Excerpts) Tatyana Nikolaeva (piano) Jazz Suite No 1 (Waltz)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm
In the second of two programmes, Linda Ormiston talks to Charles
Mackerras about the influence of singers on Mozart's operatic roles. Including excerpts from
Don Giovanni , Le Nozze di Rgaro and La Clemenza di Tito.
Conductors Yan Pascal Tortelier and Vassily Sinaisky ,
London Symphony Chorus,
Huddersfield Choral Society, Helen Field (soprano), Marytn Hill (tenor), Jamie MacDougall (tenor),
Paul Whelan (baritone), Susan Bullock (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms Rachmaninov The Bells
Schubert Mass in E flat, D950
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 2 Ives Piano Trio
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Invitation to the Dance
Tommy Pearson continues his investigation of the dance world's perennial survivors with a look at the history of the minuet.
Sean Rafferty 's studio guest is the Swedish trombonist Christian
Lindberg. As a spectacular performance of Puccini's Madam Butterfly is prepared at the Royal
Albert Hall in London, Sean Rafferty visits the set and finds out how the arena is to be transformed into a lake of shimmering water. There is music by Brahms and Shostakovich, and at 6.30 the Academy of Ancient Music perform Bach's Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068.
From the Barbican Centre, London.
Kenneth Tarver (tenor), Egils Silins (baritone),
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich. Shostakovich Symphony No 2
7.55 Hard Is His Calling in Life
A talk by Lesley Chamberlain about Nikolai Gogol, author of The Nose, The Government Inspector and Dead Souls.
8.15 Shostakovich Suite: The Nose: Symphony No 1
Taking the Waters
4: Baden Baden - the Casino Spa Kathleen Griffin visits the hottest springs in Europe, first discovered by the Romans and later used by royals, writers and rakes who flocked to the most ornate casino in the world.
Pianist Cristina Ortiz plays music by Clara Schumann.
Death and Triumph
Songs and consort music from 17th-century England and Germany, performed at a concert given last month in the Wigmore Hall, London, by the viol consort Concordia and the countertenor Robin Blaze.
Producer Lindsay Kemp Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Three beautiful wives, three ludicrous husbands and an ambitious rake ...
The London Cuckolds,
Edward Ravenscroft 's bawdy comedy of citizens' sexual ambition, was so popular that it became traditional to perform the play every year on the Lord Mayor's Day. Will today's audience respond so well? Night
Waves reports on a new production at the National on London's South
Bank, directed by Terry Johnson. Producer Anthony Denselow
Presented by Stephen Plaistow in conversation with Jim Samson.
Waltz in A flat, Op 64 No 3 Jean-Philippe Collard (piano) Trois Nouvelles Etudes
Malcolm Binns (piano)
Nocturne in C minor, Op 48 No 1 Maria-Joao Pires (piano)
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60 Richard Goode (piano)
Berceuse in D flat, Op 57 Wilhelm Kempff (piano) Ballade No 4 in F minor
Krystian Zimerman (piano) Repeated from last Thursday
Digby Fairweather presents a salute marking Humphrey Lyttelton 's 50th anniversary as a bandleader. * Andrew Duncan interviews
Humphrey Lyttelton : page 14
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Trondheim Symphony
Orchestra, conductor En
Shao Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmila Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor
2.00 Handel Floridante (excerpts) Soloists, Tafelmusik Baroque
Orchestra, conductor Alan Curtis
2.30 Handel King Arthur (excerpts) Nancy Argenta (soprano), CBC
Vancouver Orchestra/Monica Huggett
3.00 Brahms Violin Sonata No 1 in G, Op 78 Anthony Marwood , Susan Tomes (piano)
3.40 Mozart Stnng Quartet in D minor, K421 Orford Quartet
5.00 Couperin Concert No 13 in A for Two Viols (Les Gouts Reunis) Violes Esgales , Susie Napper and Margaret Little (viols)
5.45 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave