Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music including Stokowski's orchestral arrangement of the Turkish Rondo from Mozart's Piano
Sonata in A, K331, at 6.10; pianist Leif Ove Andsnes playing Janacek at
7.30; and the Montagues and Capulets from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet performed by the Berlin Philharmonic, conductor
Claudio Abbado , at 8.05.
With Penny Gore.
Tchaikovsky Festival Overture on the Danish National Anthem
Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
9.13 Debussy Rhapsody
Simon Haram (saxophone), John York (piano)
9.26 Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor Yehudi Menuhin ,
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.18 Debussy Première Rapsodie James Campbell (clarinet), John York (piano)
Yan Pascal Tortelier
French conductor Yan Pascal
Tortelier talks to Joan Bakewell about his early career as a violinist and as leader of the Toulouse
Capitole Orchestre, and explains how he moved into conducting. With music by Offenbach and Faure.
2: Henry VIII. All the world knows that Henry had six wives. But how many recall his rich patronage of the arts, especially music? Henry was even one of that rare breed - a royal composer. Music includes:
Henry VIII Pastime with Good Company Pro Cantione Antiqua Comysh Magnificat
The Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood
Saint-Saens Divertissement (Henry VIII ) Razumovsky Sinfonia , conductor Andrew Mogrelia
Sullivan Water Music (Suite: Henry VIII ) RTE Concert Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny
With Adrian Thomas.
2: Love Songs and Dances
Szymanowski's visits to Italy and North Africa just before the First
World War lured him into the world of Mediterranean and Near Eastern culture, inspiring some of his most captivating music.
Zuleika, Op 13 No 4
Halina Lukomska (soprano), Jerzy Sulikowski (piano) Love Songs of Hafiz Martyn Hill (tenor),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Symphony No 3 (Song of the Night)
Stefania Woytowicz (soprano), Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Witold Rowicki Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight
Cheltenham Festival 1998
Chris Wines introduces the first of four lunchtime broadcasts from this year's Cheltenham Festival.
Skampa Quartet, Judith Hall (flute)
Mozart Bute Quartet in D, K285 Jonathan Lloyd
The Apprentice's Sorcery for Solo Flute (first performance)
Janacek String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)
Sunday's performance of Szymanowski's opera King Roger.
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Youth Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
For rest of cast see Sunday 7.30pm
Artur Rubinstein (piano) plays Chopin.
Paul Guinery presents the first of eight programmes in which the BBC Singers explore the glories of 400 years of choral music.
1: Fairest Oriana. Solemn motets and playful madrigals by composers at the court of Queen Elizabeth I. BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten Byrd 0 Lord Make Thy Servant Elizabeth; Agnus Dei
Weelkes When David Heard
Tallis If Ye Love Me; 0 Nata Lux
Morley Now Is the Month of Maying Gibbons What Is Our Life
Plus music by Gibbons and Wilbye. Producer Michael Emery
By Steve May. Episode 2 For details see yesterday
As the Laban Dance Centre in London celebrates its 50th anniversary,
Humphrey Carpenter looks back over its history and finds out how much influence it has had on contemporary dance in this country. Music includes Ravel and Rameau, plus Gershwin's An American in Paris at 6.40.
From the Royal Albert Hall , London. The first of this year's Proms commissions - from a leading young British composer - "is to do with the seasons and seasonal change: the effects of different kinds of light, different kinds of weather on the landscape". It is complemented by Vaughan Williams's Pastoral symphony - to him a war requiem.
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Paul Agnew (tenor), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Elgar Overture: Froissart
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
By Penelope Fitzgerald. There was once an old, reclusive composer who just had to be lured out of retirement. Reader David Troughton. Repeat
8.05 Julian Anderson The Stations of the Sun (first performance) Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3) Repeated Thursday 2pm
Maureen Lipman re-creates monologues, sketches and songs originally written and performed by comedian Joyce Grenfell. Featuring two songs with music composed by Richard Addinsell - All My Tomorrows and Picture Postcard, - and Lally Tullet, a steamy tale of close relationships from a Virginian veranda. Repeat
Violinist Ruggiero Ricci performs music including Milstein's arrangement of Uszt's Mephisto Waltz.
From the Royal Albert Hall, London. The first late-night prom delves into the mysterious world of metaphysics and alchemy.
This specially commissioned one-act opera to a libretto by David Pountney concerns a quest for "radical truths" undertaken by John Dee , a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, and his magician companion Edward Kelly. John Harle Angel Magick (first London performance)
Fretwork, the Bauhaus Band, conductor John Harle
With Alyn Shipton. A new monthly feature, Legends of Swing, begins with Roy Eldridge , who is remembered by two veteran Chicago colleagues.
2: Earth and Air. Rameau brought the pleasures of fruits, flowers, wine, women and song into his music.
Including scenes from Anacreon, Les Indes Galantes and Les Boreades.
Repeated from last Tuesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Iko Miva (piano), Bulgarian NRSO, conductor Milen Nachev Petko Stainov Trakiya
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C
Raichev Sympnonic Episodes
2.30 JC Bach Quintet in D, Op 11 Musica Petropolitana
2.45 Renier L'lndifférence Punie
Richard Duguay (tenor), Arion Ensemble
3.00 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante
Lana Gene (piano)
3.10 Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2
Ljubljanski Godalni Quartet
3.55 Kletzki Symphony No 2 in G minor Rene Koch (baritone),
Berne SO, conductor Dmitri Kitaienko
4.45 Hurlebusch Concerto in A minor
Paul van de Linden , Kristine Linde (oboes), Manfred Kramer (violin), Musica ad Rhenum
5.20 Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Milen Nachev
5.40 Abel Sonata No 6 in G
Karl Kaiser (transverse flute), Susanne Kaiser (harpsichord)
van De Linden