With Stephanie Hughes , including a look at a new exhibition of Maori art.
Music includes Victoria's Magnificat Sexti Toni sung by the Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers , at
6.05; Glinka's Overture: Ruslan and Ludmila performed by the LSO, conductor Yuri Ahronovitch , at 6.30; Dvorak's Cypresses performed by the Hagen Quartet after the arts news at 7.30; and Puccini's 0 Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi sung by Kiri Te Kanawa at 8.05.
With Peter Hobday. Berlioz Overture: Waverley
LSO, conductor Colin Davis
9.12 Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
9.46 Bach Cantata No 36c:
Schwingt Freudig Euch Empor
Dorothea Roschmann (soprano), Axel Kohler (countertenor),
Christoph Genz (tenor), Stefan Geyer (bass), Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
10.09 Beethoven Cello Sonata No 3 in A, Op 69 Emanuel Feuermann , Myra Hess (piano)
In 1995, Colin Davis became only the third British conductor this century to be appointed - by the players - as principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra. He talks to Joan Bakewell about his experiences with this great orchestra.
With Richard Baker.
4: Dvorak in the USA. It was always with reluctance that Dvorak - who liked to describe himself as "just a simple Czech musician" - left home for foreign parts. But his visits to
England were great successes, and during his three years in the USA he helped American music to find its authentic voice and created some of his finest compositions. Including: Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) (3rd mvt)
Scottish NO , conductor Neeme Jarvi
String Quintet in E flat, Op 97
(American) (2nd mvt) Raphael Ensemble Cello Concerto in B minor (3rd mvt) Yo-Yo Ma , New York Philharmonic, conductor Kurt Masur
With Roderick Swanston. During his years as a public figure in Berlin, CPE Bach never lost his enthusiasm for his first love - the keyboard. His preferred instrument was the clavichord, but he also began to experiment with a new range of fortepianos.
Sonata in D minor, Wq57 No 4 Gabor Antalffy (harpsichord) Rondo in E, Wq57 No 1 Gabor Antalffy (fortepiano) Concerto in E flat Ton Koopman
(harpsichord), Tini Mathot (fortepiano), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Fantasia in F sharp minor, Wq67
Evelyn Garvey (fortepiano)
Repeated next Thursday 12 midnight
A concert given earlier this month in the Snape Maltings Concert Hall. Nash Ensemble
Mozart Quintet for Piano and Wind in E flat, K452
Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka ,
Bella Davidovich (piano)
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor
With Piers Lane. Heaven, Angels and Ecstasy. In the last years of his life, Franz Liszt found great inspiration in religion for his piano music. The French composer Olivier Messiaen also expressed religious ideas in his music, and in Russia,
Alexander Scriabin took inspiration from theosophy and mystical ideas.
Liszt Bénédiction de Dieu (Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses) Louis Kentner
Scriabin Piano Sonata No 7
(White Mass) Boris Berezovsky
Messiaen Le Baiser de I'Enfant Jesus
(Vingt Regards sur I 'Enfant Jesus) Peter Serkin
Producer Chris Wines
With the help of Terry Edwards and singers from London Voices,
Tommy Pearson investigates some of the weird and wonderful effects and techniques that 20th-century composers have demanded from singers.
Tonight, Humphrey Carpenter introduces an operatic double bill of features. Hey Persephone is a joint commission from the Almeida and Aideburgh Festivals with music by Diedre Gribben and a libretto by Sharman Macdonald. Humphrey Carpenter talks to them both and also visits Longborough Festival
Opera in Oxfordshire. Music includes works by Bach and Mozart, and before the arts news at 7.00,
Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.
A concert recorded last month at the Barbican, London. Ann Murray
(mezzo), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Ives Symphony No 3 (The Camp Meeting)
Copland Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson
Ives Two Contemplations for
Copland Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway 4: My Old Man. Joe's father is an American jockey working the European circuit. He has made it to
Paris, owns a good horse and rides in his own colours. Life is sweet.
Reader Stuart Milligan.
From St John 's.
Smith Square, London, a second Radio 3 invitation concert from the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music.
Introduced by Chris de Souza.
Andrew Manze and Caroline Balding play violin duos by Leclair, Guignon and Telemann.
Producer Lindsay Kemp Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Fiona Shaw takes on one of the great roles in postwar literature in the National's new production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
Paul Allen reports on tonight's opening. And Paul Allen also discusses some of the latest debates around the controversial founder of analytic psychology Carl Gustav Jung.
Producer Lore Windemuth
With Digby Fairweather.
Campbell Burnap reviews some new CD releases.
Beethoven and Archduke Rudolph With Misha Donat.
Philharmonia/Kurt Sanderling Piano Sonata in B flat, Op 106 (Hammerklavier) Alfred Brendel
Repeated from last Thursday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Polish National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki , Piotr Paleczny (piano)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
2.30 JF Fasch Overture a Due Cori
Capella Coloniensis , conductor Hans-Martin Linde
2.55 Kuhlau Piano Sonata in E flat,
Op 26 No 3
Folmer Jensen (piano)
3.20 Oscar Morawetz Memorial to
Martin Luther King
Shauna Rolston (cello),
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, conductor Uri Mayer
3.45 Kurtag Scenes from a Novel Adrienne Csengery (soprano), Andreas Keller (violin),
Ferenc Csontos (double bass),
Marta Fabian (Hungarian cimbalom)
4.05 Sandor Balassa Iris
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Miklos Erdelyi
4.45 Bartok Duos (Book 4)
Wanda Wilkomirska and Mihaly Szucs (violins)
5.15 Mozart Flute Quartet No 1 in D, K285
Dae-Won Kim (flute),
Young-Woo Chun (violin), Myung-Hee Cho (viola), Jink-Yung Chee (cello)
5.40 Rankl Divertimento
Bela Kovacs (clarinet), Concentus Hungaricus