With Humphrey Carpenter.
6.35 Brahms Sonata in E flat,
Op 120 No 2 Kim Kashkashian (viola), Robert Levin (piano)
7.05 Purcell It Is a Good Thing to Give Thanks James Bowman (countertenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), Michael George (bass), Choir of New College, Oxford, the King's Consort, director Robert King
7.30 Elgar Sonatina
Peter Pettinger (piano)
8.45 Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495 Dennis Brain , Philharmonia, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Rossini Overture: Semiramide
La Scala PO, conductor Riccardo Chailly
9.15 Faure, arr Casais Après un Rêve Mischa Maisky (cello), Pavel Gililov (piano)
9.19 Corelli, arr Barbirolli Oboe Concerto in F
Anthony Camden, City of London
Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Ward
9.29 Schubert Divertissement sur des Motifs Originaux Français (3rd mvt) Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano duet)
9.40 Massenet The Last Sleep of the Virgin CBSO, conductor Louis Fremaux
9.45 Composer of the Week: Ives Country Band March Eastman Wind. Ensemble, conductor Donald Hunsberger
9.50 Monteverdi Ave Maris Stella
(1610 Vespers) Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir,
His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.00 British Film Composers:
Richard Addlnsell Warsaw Concerto
Martin Jones (piano), Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conductor Kenneth Alwyn
10.10 Britten Film music: Night Mail Nigel Hawthorne (narrator), Nash Ensemble , director Lionel Friend
10.15 Vaughan Williams Film music: Forty-Ninth Parallel RTE Concert
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny
10.17 Bach Ich Wunschte Mir den
Tod (Cantata No 57)
Arleen Auger (soprano),
Bach Ensemble , conductor Helmuth Rilling
10.35 Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
10.42 Toistoy Waltz in F Imogen Cooper (piano)
10.45 Prokofiev, arr Palmer The Ball (War and Peace)
Philharmonia, conductor Neeme Jarvi E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Violinist Joshua Bell talks to Joan Bakewell
about his career, which took off when he made his concerto debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at 14. Revised repeat
With Ivan Hewett. This week, a preview of Gavin Bryars 's eagerly awaited new opera Dr Ox's Experiment and a visit to the Royal Scottish Academy's new Alexander Gibson Opera School. Producer Jessica Isaacs
Penny Gore introduces a recital given by the young British pianist
Leon McCawley as part of the International Piano Series at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London's South Bank.
Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K330
Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor,
Liszt Rhapsodie Espagnole
Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts the Vienna Concentus Musicus and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir in sacred works dating from the beginning and end of Mozart's life.
George Pratt joins Chris Wilson on a trip to the Cite de la Musique in Paris for a tour of the museum's collection of lutes and a visit to an international conference on the lute's colourful history in western music. Producer Lindsay Kemp
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
A series exploring the recorded legacy of the great singers.
Peter Maxwell Davies introduces recordings of soprano Mary Thomas , for whom he wrote a number of his works.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
One hundred great 20th-century works of art.
23: Martha Graham : Appalachian
Spring. First performed in 1944, this dance work captured the spirit and zeal of the previous century. With contributions from critic Judith Mackrell.
Producer Frances Byrnes
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Anthony Burton introduces vocal and choral music first performed in 1922. Nielsen Springtime in Funen Inga Nielsen (soprano),
Peter Gronlund (tenor), Sten Byriel (bass), Danish National Radio Choir and Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam Faure L'Horizon Chimérique Gerard Souzay (baritone), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
Milhaud Catalogue de Fleurs Irene Joachim (soprano),
Ensemble conductor Maurice Franck
Delius Requiem Rebecca Evans (soprano), Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone), Waynfiete Singers,
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox Producer Philip Tagney
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
The sixth of 20 monthly documentaries surveying the range and diversity of 20th-century music. How have composers in the classical tradition responded to a musical soundscape increasingly dominated by pop? With Steve Reich , Judith Weir , Michael Torke , Laurie Anderson , Michael Finnissy , Ned Rorem and Michael Daugherty. Narrated by Samuel West. Producer Alan Hall
Repeated from yesterday 12 noon
By Martyn Wade , starring
Simon Russell Beale as Benjamin Britten and Julian Wadham as Peter Pears.
It is 50 years since the first
Aldeburgh Festival, and this new play about the life and work of Benjamin Britten explores his professional and personal passions. The play focuses on the foundation of the festival and, through it, the nature of his interest in the young people who played roles in the first performances of some of his operas. with Iwan Thomas , Brian Parr and Jenny Lee Pianist Stuart Hutchinson
Director Cherry Cookson
Jeremy Summerly presents a programme including a performance of Elgar's cantata Caractacus to commemorate the centenary of the work's commission for the Leeds Festival.
Leeds Festival Chorus, BBC
Philharmonic, conductor Simon Wright Parry My Soul, There Is a Country;
Lord, Let Me Know Mine End (Songs of Farewell) Rodolfus Choir , conductor Ralph Allwood Producer John Thornley
Songs of the New World
Six programmes exploring the richly varied folk music traditions of the United States, presented by Tony Seeger.
1: All Mixed Up - How American
Music Came to Be American Music
Producer John Thornley
Building a Ubrary
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Brahms Song of Destiny; Nanie; Symphony No 2 in D
Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra/Yoav Taimi
2.05 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique) Mi-Joo Lee
2.25 Milhaud Suite: Globetrotter
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
2.45 Bartok Violin Concerto No 2 Guy Braunstein, Saarbrucken RSO, conductor Marcello Viotti
3.25 Sari To the Memory of Bartok Hungarian State Orchestra, conductor Howard Williams
3.55 Sibelius Symphony No 2
Estonian RSO, conductor Peeter Lilje
5.00 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor Vancouver SO, conductor Sergiu Comissiona
5.40 Bach Double Concerto in D minor, BWV1043 Lucy van Dael (violin), La Petite Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken (violin)