Stephanie Hughes with music and arts news, including Handel's Suite
No 5 in E played by Murray Perahia at
6.10; Purcell's anthem Rejoice in the Lord Alway performed by the Taverner Consort and Choir leading up to the 7.00 news; Ravel's Le
Tombeau de Couperin played by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at 7.10; and Chabrier's Fete Polonaise from
Le Roi Malgre Lui played by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray , at 8.50. Producer Joanne Whitworth
Peter Hobday. Vivaldi Concerto in D minor for Viola d'Amore and Lute, RV540
Monica Huggett (viola d'amore), Jacob Lindberg (lute),
Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
9.14 Brahms Cello Sonata No 1 in S E minor, Op 38 Emanuel Feuermann , Theo Van der Pas (piano)
; 9.35 Vaughan Williams Flos Campi ; Christopher Balmer (viola), Royal
Liverpool Choir and Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley
9.58 Schumann Davidsbundlertanze ,
Op 6 Murray Perahia (piano) Producer Arthur Johnson Discs
van Der Pas
Vaughan Williams Flos
Colin Davis once remarked that his approach to working with orchestras is characterised by "Shall we do this?" rather than "Do this." He is a conductor of international renown and, with Elgar and Beecham, only the third Briton ever to be appointed principal conductor of the London
Symphony Orchestra. Today he talks ' to Joan Bakewell about his early years as a musician.
Producer Lyndon Jones
Musical Travellers with Richard Baker.
1: Handel in England. As a young man, j Handel travelled widely, but in 1711 he arrived in London and stayed for over 50 years. His music had preceded him, though it had been credited to an ., anonymous Italian composer. Including: i Handel Zadok the Priest Westminster j Abbey Choir, conductor Martin Neary i God Is for Us; Worthy Is the Lamb (Messiah) Margaret Cable (mezzo), Taverner Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
Air and Variations in E (Harmonious
J Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
Producer Anthony Sellors
Roderick Swanston charts the career of the most individual and influential of JS Bach's sons. After studies with his father, CPE Bach's first appointment was at the court of Frederick the Great in Berlin.
Pute Sonata in E minor, Wql24 Eckart Haupt ,
Armin Thalheim (harpsichord),
Siegfried Pank (viola da gamba)
Sonatina in G, Wq98
Virginia Black (harpsichord), Collegium Aureum
Prufung am Abend; Demut; Bitten, Wql94
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Jorg Demus (tangent piano)
Trio Sonata in C minor, Wql61 No 1 (Sanguineus and Melancholicus) Purcell Quartet
Symphony in F, Wql81
CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hartmut Haenchen
Producer Nigel Wilkinson
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight
From St John's, Smith Square, London.
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 Repeated Saturday 1.00pm
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductors Martyn Brabbins and Yoav Talmi ,
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) Strauss Don Juan
Henselt Piano Concerto in F minor
Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor
Jeremy Sams presents a personal selection of operatic delights, familiar and unfamiliar, sublime and ridiculous. An Afternoon of Fauna
The Gavin Bryars opera Dr Ox's Experiment, which is broadcast on Wednesday night on Radio 3, inspires an operatic menagerie of flies, frogs, cats and dogs, and a plethora of birds and foxes.
Tommy Pearson explores the world of high male voices - including the castrato and countertenor - with the help of singer and author Peter Giles. Producer Christina Pritchard
Humphrey Carpenter talks to Angus Farquhar , who is producing a National Day for Britain at this year's Expo in Lisbon, including Songs of the Sea, a royal gala performance inspired by Britain's tradition of sea music. And counter-tenor Andreas
Scholl shares the experience of his theatrical debut at Glyndebourne.
Music includes Franck's Symphonic Variations before 7.00.
Producer Nicki Paxman
Paul Guinery introduces a concert given last month in the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, in which the Halle Orchestra contrast the urban sophistication of Gershwin on Broadway with an evocation of rural America by Copland and the pioneering musical spirit of Ives. Canzonetta, Halle Orchestra , conductor Kent Nagona
Gershwin Overture: Strike Up the Band Copland Appalachian Spring Gershwin Overture: Girl Crazy; Overture: My One and Only Ives Symphony No 4
Gershwin Overture: Funny Face
1: The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber. Determined to show that he is not a coward, Francis Macomber goes on a big game hunt. Reader Ed Bishop. Abridged by John Hartley. Producer Paul Kent
Music for violin and piano by Vieuxtemps, including Yankee
Doodle played by Philippe Koch and Luc Devos.
lain Burnside introduces the rising star Adrianne Pieczonka in a programme of songs by two giants of the early 20th century, both of whom were influenced by Mahler.
Adrianne Pieczonka (soprano), lain Burnside (piano)
Berg Seven Early Songs
Zemlinsky Walzer-Gesange , Op 6; Songs. Op 27 (selection)
Producer Adam Gatehouse. Rptd tomorrow 4pm
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a session by multi-instrumentalist Sylvia Hallett , featuring - among other things - her voice, violin and bicycle wheel. Producer Ekene Akalawu
Digby Fairweather introduces a tribute to George Chisholm.
Pete Strange and Ray Wordsworth (trombones), John Barnes (sax),
Martin Litton (piano), Pete Morgan (double bass), Rex Bennett (drums) Producer Terry Carter
Beethoven and Archduke Rudolph With Misha Donat.
Piano Sonata in E flat. Op 81a (Les Adieux) Richard Goode Triple Concerto in C
Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Ralph Kirshbaum (cello), John Browning (piano).
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christoph Eschenbach Repeated from last Monday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Orlando Quartet Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark) Schubert Quartet Movement in C minor, D703 Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
2.15 Warsaw Sinfonia/Tomasz
Bugaj, Bartilomie Niziol (violin), Adam Klocek (cello) Brahms Tragic
Overture; Double Concerto in A minor
3.20 Pierre de la Rue Missa Sancto
Job Orlando Consort
3.55 Istvan Lang Symphony No 6 Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Laszlo Kovacs
4.20 Rolf Riehm Odysseus aber Horte Ihr Schweigen Nicht
Saarbrucken RSO/Marcello Viotti
4.35 Mozart Flute Quartet No 4 in A, K298 Dae-Won Kim (flute), members of the Korean Chamber Ensemble
5.10 Berlioz Overture:
King Lear Vancouver SO/Kazuyoshi Akiyama
5.40 Willem de Fesch Concerto in B flat, Op 10 No 2 Musica ad Rhenum