Stephanie Hughes with music and arts news, including Mahler's Ich Ging mit Lust from Des Knaben Wunderhorn performed by Karita Mattila and llmo Ranta at 6.05; Beethoven's Pathétique sonata performed by Daniel Barenboim at
7.10; and Debussy's Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado , after the arts news at 8.20.
With Peter Hobday.
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 3 in C minor
London Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Boult
9.06 Mozart Violin Sonata in A, K526 Jacques Thibaud ,
Marguerite Long (piano)
9.24 Sibelius Cassazione
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.38 Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Bradley Creswick (violin), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.54 Malcolm Arnold Three Shanties for Wind Quintet Nash Ensemble
10.02 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 20 No 2 Mosaiques Quartet
Margaret Price is one of the greatest Mozart sopranos of her generation. Today she talks to Joan Bakewell about her love of Mozart's operas and the challenges different roles present. Including arias from The
Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail.
With Peggy Reynolds.
2: Thomas Hardy. The poetry of Thomas Hardy has attracted the attention of many British composers. But his novels - from Tess of the D'Urbervilles to The Return of the Native - also throb with hidden music. In Under the Greenwood Tree it plays a central role. Including excerpts from:
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 9 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Richard Rodney Bennett Film music: Far from the Madding Crowd
James Galway (flute), orchestra, conducted by the Composer Hoist Egdon Heath
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
Plus traditional music of Hardy's time played by the Mellstock Band.
With Humphrey Burton.
2: Literary Connections. "Text means a great deal to me ... I go through tons and tons of poems that could possibly be songs ... It's very hard to find them ... They are either too wordy or too introverted." (Barber, 1978)
Solitary Hotel, Op 41 No 4 Thomas Allen (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Music for a Scene from Shelley Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Medea's Dance of Vengeance (Medea) Atlantic Sinfonietta, conductor Andrew Schenck
A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map Robert DeCormier Chorale ,
Symphony of the Air, conductor Vladimir Golschmann
Sure on This Shining Night, Op 13 No 3 Cheryl Studer (soprano), John Browning (piano) Violin Concerto
Joshua Bell , Baltimore Symphony
Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight
Mozart in the City
The first of eight programmes featurng Mozart quartets recorded in a variety of historic London venues as part of this year's City of London Festival. Introduced by Lucie Skeaping. Martinu Quartet
String Quartet in B flat, Kl 72;
String Trio in B flat, K266; String Quartet in G, K387
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth , Anne Evans (soprano)
Webem Passacaglia, Op 1 Sibelius Symphony No 2 Berg Seven Early Songs
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Verity Sharp visits Tony Myatt of York University to see how electro-acoustic composers use technology to design sounds for live performance.
Warner Brothers is re-releasing its first full-length animated feature - The Sword in the Stone - and an exhibition in London is exploring
Arthurian legend in film. Today, Sean Rafferty looks at the exhibition and some of the music inspired by England's mythological king. Music includes Janacek's Sinfonietta before 7.00.
Cathedral, as part of the Peterborough Cathedral Festival.
Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Craig Ogden (guitar), Pauline Lowbury (violin), Britten Sinfonia , conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Ives Three Pieces in New England (Orchestral Set No 1) Carter Oboe Concerto
8.15 Uke a Circle in a Spiral
By Russell Hoban. He meets her on a foggy London morning as she finishes the line of a song he is humming. What next? This story, read by David Horovitch , was commissioned by Radio 3 with BBC Music Magazine.
8.35 Aaron Jay Kemis Double Concerto Copland Music for the Theater
This American Life
With Ian Peacock.
2: Whole Lotta Mozart. A profile of cult classical broadcaster Steve Post. whose melancholic style and ad-libbed news bulletins sometimes get him into trouble. What does the US media's relationship with classical music say about American culture? Why do classical stations play so much Mozart? And why do so many classical presenters sound like airline pilots?
Mozart Adagio in C, K580a Berkeley Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano, Op 44
Ibert Cinq Pieces en Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
Few characters have provoked as much analysis as Adolf Hitler , yet more than 50 years after his death, his actions remain surrounded by dispute and ambiguity. In his new book, Explaining Hitler, leading American journalist Ron Rosenbaum explores this unsettled and unsettling moral debate. Richard Coles discusses his account of the search for the origin of evil. He also reassesses Dostoyevsky's prophetic novel The Possessed as the Maly Drama Theatre of St
Petersburg bring their epic adaptation to London. Bill Buford of the New Yorker delivers his weekly letter from the US. Producer Abigail Appleton
Digby Fairweather introduces a two-part concert given by vocalist Ian Shaw and his trio in the Music Room, Pizza Express, Dean Street, London. Part 2 tomorrow
Prussian Sonata in F, Wq48 No 1; Wurttemberg Sonata in A minor, Wq49 No 1; Fantasia in C minor
(Probestuck Sonata in F minor, Wq63 No 6); Concerto in 0 minor, Wq23 Repeated from last Tuesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Prague Radio Orchestra, conductor Ondrej Kukal , Ivan Zenaty (violin) Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture Jiri Gemrot Violin
Concerto Dvorak Symphony No 5 in F
2.30 Marcel Samuel-Rosseau
Variations Pastorales sur un Vieux
Noël Erica Goodman (harp), members of the Amadeus Ensemble
2.40 Bach Cantata No 169: Gott
Soil Allein Mein Herze Haben Jadwiga Rappe (soprano), Concerto Avenna
3.05 Vieme Violin Sonata, Op 23
Anne Robert , Sylviane Defeme (piano)
3.45 Ives Piano Sonata No 2 (Concord) Louise Bessette
4.45 Let Stants String Quartet No 2 Dufay Quartet
5.00 Schumann Manfred Overture
Danish NRSO/Michael Schonwandt
5.25 Johann Ernst Bach Vertrauen der Christen auf Gott Christoph Pregardien (tenor),
Rheinische Kantorei , Kleine Konzert/Hermann Max
5.45 Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Op 18 Silverman (piano)