With Petroc Trelawny. Music includes Vaughan Williams 's The Lark
Ascending at 6.05; Mozart's Serenade in B flat, K361 (Gran Partita), played by the Orchestra of the 18th Century, director Frans Briiggen , after the news at 7.00; and pianist Pascal Roge playing Debussy's Deux Arabesques at 8.05.
With Peter Hobday.
Gershwin Cuban Overture
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
9.10 Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux ,
Op 33 Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)
9.34 lbert Quatre Chansons de Don Quichotte Fyodor Chaliapin (bass). orchestra conducted by the Composer
9.48 Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence Yuri Yorov (viola), Mikhail Milman (cello), Borodin Quartet
Elly Ameling talks to Joan Bakewell about her career as a distinguished interpreter of lieder. Music includes Schubert's Im Abendrot, Im Fruhling and Meerestille, plus songs by Brahms.
The Kalevala. The Kalevala is a collection of ancient Finnish folk songs and poems. It had an immense political as well as cultural significance for the Finns, helping them create a sense of national identity, and was often used by Sibelius as a source of inspiration. Today's music features excerpts from works by Sibelius, including: Luonnotar Philharmonia , conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Karelia Suite
Pittsburgh Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
Pohjola's Daughter Scottish NO, conductor Alexander Gibson
Kyllikki Glenn Gould (piano)
Three of the highlights of last autumn's South Bank festival of MacMillan's music. The composer talks to Brian Morton about these works which reflect his preoccupations with his faith and his nation.
After the Tryst Ruth Crouch (violin), the Composer (piano) Raising
Sparks Jean Rigby (soprano), Nash Ensemble. conductor Martyn Brabbins
Meditation on lona Scottish CO. conductor Joseph Swensen
Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight
BBC Proms Chamber Music 97
Concluding the series of chamber music concerts from last summer's BBC Proms.
Introduced by Susan Sharpe. Joan Rodgers (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Schubert An Silvia; Die Abgebluhte Linde; Die Manner Sind Mechant:
Nacht und Traume; Gretchen am Spinnrade
Liszt Die Loreley: Es Muss ein Wunderbares Sein; S'il est un
Charmant Gazon; Oh! Quand Je Dors Britten Le Roi S'En Va-T'En Chasse;
II Est Quelqu'un sur Terre; La Belle Est au Jardin d' Amour; Fileuse;
Quand J'Etais chez Mon Pere (Folk
Song Arrangements, Volume 2) Repeat
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Tadaaki Otaka and Mark
Wigglesworth, Jon Kimura Parker (piano) Stravinsky Circus Polka Glazunov Symphony No 1
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
Prokofiev Symphony No t in D (Classical)
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919)
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Each day this week. Verity Sharp talks to jazz musicians about what is going on in their heads while their fingers or voices are weaving their intricate patterns around the original tune - in this case, Billy Joel 's Just the Way You Are. Today Verity Sharp talks to members of the Midland
Youth Jazz Orchestra.
With Sean Rafferty. Today's guests include the Hagen Quartet , who perform live in the studio, and tenor Ian Bostridge , who reviews a new biography of baritone
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau . Music includes works by Dvorak and Haydn and leading up to 7.00, Rimsky-
Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol.
From the Adrian Boult Hall ,
Birmingham Conservatoire. introduced by Chris Wines . Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)
Light as Leaves of Gold
A selection of English lute songs by Robert Jones , Anthony Holborne and John Danyel.
8.10 A Sound Read
Ivan Hewett is joined by writer
Germaine Greer and TV producer Dennis Marks to discuss three books on music: a Leonard Bernstein
Samuel Beckett 's links with music, and a book exploring the exotic form of the Peking Opera.
8.30 Works by Thomas Campion ,
John Dowland and Alfonso Ferrabosco
ADMISSION: free. no ticket required Doors open 7pm
Writing between the Bar Unes
The second of four programmes in which Philip Dodd talks to leading novelists to find out why words and music have become so interwoven.
Sublime Words. At the beginning of the 20th century, classical music became a touchstone for writers who found in it a means of weaving together disparate themes in their novels. Modern-day novelists Peter Ackroyd , Alison Lurie and Rose Tremain are part of this tradition of authors who have used music to colour their work.
Conductor Adrian Leaper , Martin Roscoe (piano)
Lutoslawski Piano Concerto; Symphony No 3
Noel Coward not only defined
Englishness for an era, he wrote the soundtrack too. Richard Coles examines the legacy of Coward's songs and discusses a new recording, Twentieth Century Blues, which includes interpretations by Michael Nyman and Vic Reeves.
Writer Carlo Gebler puts an Irish spin on Strindberg's Dance of Death, and Bill Buford of The New Yorker delivers his weekly letter on life and art in America.
Producer Julian May
With Paul Guinery.
2: Theatre and Dance. Characters from the commedia dell'arte and a tragic masquerade are the subjects behind Francois Couperin 's
L 'Arlequine, La Pantomime and Les Folies Francoises, while the lighter sound world of dance music is ev:r present in his Concerts Royaux a;id the harpsichord works of his uncle Louis. Performers include harpsichordists Christophe Rousset. Blandine Verlet and Davitt Moroney. and Trio Sonnerie.
Repeated from last Tuesday
Digby Fairweather presents a three-part concert celebrating the jazz trumpet alongside Kenny Baker, Bruce Adams and Guy Barker.
Julian Stringle (tenor sax/alto sax/clarinet), Malcolm Earle Smith (trombone), Brian Lemon (piano), Dave Gree (double bass), Bobby Worth (drums)
Tenor sax/alto sax/clarinet:
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schnittke Violin Sonata Mark
Lubotsky. Irina Schnittke (piano)
Cello Sonata David Geringas. Tatiana Geringas (piano) Five Fragments on Paintings by Hieronymous Bosch
Raimo Sirkia (tenor), Jacques Duhem (violin), Andre Goudenhooft
(trombone), Didier Benetti (drums),
Laure Morabito (harpsichord). French National Orchestra/Leif Segerstam
2.15 Works by Sweelinck, Stobaeus, Eccard and Philipp Dulichius
3.00 Franck Prelude. Chorale and Fugue Robert Silverman (piano)
3.35 Brahms Cello Sonata No 1 in E minor. Op 38 Ciril Skerjanec. Mojca Pucelj (piano)
4.05 Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Catherine Robbin (mezzo),
Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
4.30 Erik Tulindberg String Quartet No 3 Ostrobothnian Quartet
5.00 Chabrier Espana Toronto SO/ Andrew Davis
5.05 Merlkanto Improvisation,
Op 76 No 3 Eero Heinonen (piano)
5.30 Handel Te Deum in D
(Dettingen) Derek Lee Ragin
(countertenor). Kees Jan de Koking
(bass). Amsterdam Begynhof Academy. conductor Roderick Shaw