Stephanie Hughes with music and arts news, including a review of Gavin Bryars's new opera Dr Ox's Experiment, which opened last night at English National Opera. Music includes Mozart's Der Vogelfanger from Die Zauberflote sung by Thomas Allen at 6.05; the collaborative work Variations on Sellinger's Round played by the Guildhall String Ensemble at 7.05; and Wagner's Forest Murmurs from Siegfried played by the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine , after the news at 8.00.
With Peter Hobday.
Hoist A Fugal Overture London Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Boult
9.06 Handel Cantata: Armida
Abbandonata Ann Murray (mezzo),
Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers
9.23 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague)
London Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
9.49 Paganini, arr Schumann Caprices, Op 1 Nos 1-4
David Garrett (violin), Bruno Canino (piano)
10.06 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto
No 1 in G minor Helen Huang ,
New York PO, conductor Kurt Masur
Mezzo Cecilia Bartoli was once told by Glyndebourne that her voice was unsuitable for singing Mozart. She talks to Joan Bakewell about the joys of performing Mozart and why he remains central to her hugely successful career. Music includes arias from The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi Fan Tutte and La Clemenza di Tito.
Five Biblical Characters
With Donald Macleod.
2: David. Skilled on the harp and with a sling, David became a powerful king yet found time to be the author of many of the psalms. Including:
Nielsen Saul and David (Prelude to Act 4) Odense Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edward Serov
Weelkes 0 Jonathan; When David Heard Winchester Cathedral Choir, conductor David Hill
Honegger Song of the Handmaid
(King David) Martha Senn (contralto), Czech PO, conductor Serge Baudo Bruckner Psalm 150
Ruth Welting (soprano), Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Beethoven and Archduke Rudolph With Misha Donat.
"The master wi constantly strive not to be unworthy of his illustrious pupil." (Beethoven to Rudolph, 1816) Violin Sonata in G, Op 96
Arthur Grumiaux , Clara Haskil (piano) Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 111 Annie Fischer
Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight
From the New World
The fifth of eight recitals of American music from St George 's, Brandon Hill , Bristol. Introduced by Chris de Souza.
Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John York (piano)
Bloch, arr Schuster Nigun (Baal Shem) Barber Cello Sonata, Op 6
Copland, ed Piatigorsky Waltz and Celebration (Billy the Kid)
Gershwin, ed Dushkin/Piatigorsky Short Story
Lukas Foss Capriccio
Emesto Halffter, arr Gendron Pregon; Habanera
Ginastera Pampeana No 2, Op 21
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors David Atherton and Joseph Swensen ,
Olivier Charlier (violin)
Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Sibelius Symphony No 2
Songs of Travel lain Burnside introduces songs by Vaughan Williams and Ivor Gumey. Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht were two big names in cabaret when it was all the rage in Berlin, while in Paris, the hot spot was the Chat
Noir. Tommy Pearson samples the atmospheres of both.
Natalie Clein hit the headlines when she won the BBC Young Musicians competition in 1994, at the age of 17. Since then, she has appeared with major orchestras and toured the world. Humphrey Carpenter talks to her on the eve of her Wigmore Hall recital. Music includes Mozart and Mendelssohn, and, before 7.00, Milhaud's La Création du Monde.
Plus a selection of new releases in the last half-hour of the programme.
Chris Wines introduces the third of four concerts broadcast as part of Radio 3's Sounding the Century. Soprano Valdine Anderson and pianist Thomas Ades perform songs by Milton Babbitt and Charles Ives and numbers from George Crumb 's Apparition. The programme also includes music for closed piano and voice by John Cage and piano pieces by Conlon Nancarrow.
The Screenwriters - Hollywood in the Nineties
Christopher Cook talks to five Hollywood screenwriters.
2: Kevin Smith , the writer-director whose first film four years ago -
Clerks - was a huge commercial and critical success. Repeat
The first of two programmes in which Christopher Gunning conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in film scores by American composers.
Young Sherlock Jerry Goldsmith Islands in the Stream Bernard Herrmann Fahrenheit 451;
Henry Mancini The Molly Maguires Alfred Newman Wuthering Heights Alex North Spartacus
Richard Coles looks up some of life's more difficult questions in one of the most ambitious specialist works of reference ever published - the new Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy- and discusses its picture of the changing concerns of professional thinkers at the end of the century. Bill Buford of the New Yorker delivers his weekly letter on culture and gossip across the Atlantic. And first-night news comes from the Barbican in London, where the Royal Ballet performs a new work by Ashley Page. Producer Julian Hale
With Digby Fairweather. The first of two excerpts from a recent concert in Hamburg devoted to the music of Gil Evans. The performers are David Sanborn and the Danish Radio Jazz
Orchestra, directed by Maria Schneider , who helped Evans with his work for many years. Part 2 tomorrow
Walking; The Housatonic at
Stockbridge (Orchestral Set No 1); Set No 1 for Piano; Emerson (Piano Sonata No 2, Concord); The
Unanswered Question; The Fourth of July (Holidays)
Repeated from last Tuesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Vogler Quartet. Eduard Vogler
(clarinet) Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 111 Hindemith Clarinet Quintet, Op 30 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
2.35 Strauss Horn Concerto No 2
Markus Makuniitty , Finnish RSO, conductor Jun'ichi Hirokami
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 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in D minor, Op 65 No 6 Martti Miettinen
5.00 Beethoven Leonore Overture
No 3 Slovenian RSO/Anton Nanut
5.10 Groneman Sonata in G Jed
Wentz and Marion Moonen (flutes)
5.30 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate,
K165 Ellen van Lier (soprano),
Netherlands Radio Orchestra/Roelof van Driesten
5.45 Dvorak Song to the Moon (Rusalka) Joanne Kolomyjec
(soprano), Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bernardi