Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a review of a new show at London's Barbican by American choreographer Twyla Tharp. Music includes Vivaldi's Oboe Concerto, RV449 performed by Paul Goodwin and the English Concert, directed by Trevor Pinnock at 6.10; Smetana's portrayal of the majestic Vltava performed by the Czech Philharmonic under Jiri Belohlavek at 7.45;
Beethoven's Rondo a Capriccio played by Moura Lympany (piano) at 8.20; and, to end the programme, pianist
Wayne Marshall performing Gershwin's Variations on "I Got Rhythm".
With Peter Hobday.
Eigar Dream Children
Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
9.09 Grieg Violin Sonata No 2 in G, Op 13 Augustin Dumay , Maria Joao Pires (piano)
9.32 Faure Prelude; Fileuse; Death of Melisande (Pelleas and Melisande) Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
9.58 Bruckner Christus Factus Est
Choir of New College, Oxford, conductor Edward Higginbottom
10.03 Prokofiev Symphony No 3 LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado
Andras Schiff and Joan Bakewell talk about chamber music.
With Donald Macleod.
2: Cosima Wagner. Cosima Wagner ' wrote her enormous diary for her children. "Your mother intends to tell you everything," she told them. It is a chronicle of her years with Richard Wagner and a testament to the transformation in her life that had been brought about by falling in love with him. Until then, her life had been "a dreary, unbeautiful dream". Living with a genius can be quite difficult, she found, but the glory of the music made it all worthwhile. Including: Wagner Siegfried Idyll
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor) (excerpt) Vladimir Ashkenazy , Chicago Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti Bach Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor, BWV849 ("48", Bk 1) Kenneth Gilbert (harpsichord) Wagner The Ring (excerpts) Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Lorin Maazel
After 15 years in London, Handel had become successful, rich - and British. His opera successes continued, and even the rehearsals of his music aroused great public excitement.
Music includes the Organ Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 6; Silete Venti ; and The Harmonious Blacksmith.
Repeated next Wednesday 12 midnight
Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces a recital given last March in St David 's Hall, Cardiff.
Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone), lain Burnside (piano)
Hoddinott Five Poems of Gustavo
Debussy Trois Ballades de Francois Villon
Another chance to hear last
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Matthias Bamert
Weill Propheten (The Etemal Road) Finchley Children's Music Group, BBC Symphony Chorus Mahler Symphony No 4 Janice Watson (soprano)
For Weill cast list see Sunday 7.30pm
From the Chapel, Eton
College, sung by the 1998 Eton Choral Course.
Introit: Adjuro Vos (Dering) Responses (Piccolo)
Psalms 142, 143 (Atkins, Barnby) Hymn: Come to Us, Jesus Christ (New World)
First Lesson: 1 Samuel 17, v55 - 18, vl6
Canticles: Gloucester Service
Second Lesson: Luke 20, v41 - 21, v4 Anthem: Lord Let Me Know Mine End
Lord of All Hopefulness (Slane)
Organ Voluntary: Finale from Seven Pieces (Dupre)
Director of music Ralph Allwood. Organist Stephen Disley.
Benjamin Britten recorded his church parable Curlew River over 30 years ago. Humphrey Carpenter talks to
John Shirley-Quirk , who sang the role of the Ferryman on the original recording, and to Thomas Allen , who recorded the role in a new recording conducted by Neville Marriner. Music includes Rossini and Puccini and, leading up to the arts news at 7.00, Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks.
A rare chance to hear two thematically linked but vastly different works in the same programme. Messiaen's response to the Resurrection is a grainy, impassive meditation for wind, brass and percussion, while Mahler's is an ecstatic vision for full orchestral forces, soloists and chorus. From the Royal Albert Hall , London. Barbara Bonney (soprano),
Jard van Nes (mezzo), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus,
BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Wigglesworth Messiaen Et Exspecto
8.00 The Art of Resurrection
Neil MacGregor , director of the National Gallery, talks to
Richard Coles about Titian's great painting Noli Me Tangere. Painted at the beginning of the 16th century, it shows Christ's appearance to the Magdalene the morning after the Resurrection. Neil MacGregor talks to Richard Coles before the painting in the National Gallery, where it now hangs. He retraces the story of the painting and discusses the insight it gives us into the religious thinking of the Renaissance.
8.20 Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)
Repeated Friday 2pm
Designs for Living
Susan Marling reassesses the great romantic houses of Edwin Lutyens , including his extraordinary Castle DrOgO. Repeat
By Elisabeth Lutyens , sung by Meriel Dickinson (mezzo) with Peter Dickinson (piano).
1922 was the annus mirabilis of literary modernism - the year in which James Joyce 's Ulysses,
TS Eliot 's The Waste Land and Virginia Woolf's early experimental novel Jacob's Room were all first published. Seventy-six years on, Valentine Cunningham reconsiders the meaning of modernism. He explores the origins of these works after the First World War and talks to writers Martin Amis , Michele Roberts and David Lodge about their legacy and influence. Repeat
Alyn Shipton talks to two Americans abroad - cornettist Warren Vache and singer Stacey Kent - about their new CDs.
12 Etudes Andrzej Stefanski (piano) String Quartet No 1 Silesian Quartet Demeter Anna Malewicz-Madey (contralto), Polish State PO, conductor Karol Stryja
Roxana's Song (King Roger) (arr
Kochanski) Kaja Danczowska (violin), Krystian Zimerman (piano) Slopiewnie (Word Songs)
Teresa Krajewska (soprano),
Warsaw Grand Theatre Orchestra, conductor Robert Satanowski Repeated from last Wednesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Rotterdam Philharmonic, conductor Simon Rattle Brahms
Violin Concerto in D Henryk Szeryng Stravinsky The Firebird (1910)
2.30 Wilms Sonata in C
Wyneke Jordans and Leo van Doeselaar (piano duet)
2.55 Bartok Dance Suite
Hungarian State Orchestra. conductor Zsolt Hamar
3.15 Strauss Cello Sonata, Op 6
Miklos Perenyi , Lorant Szucs (piano)
4.45 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K662 Stefan Prallea-Blaga ,
Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Ludovic Bacs
4.20 Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 44 Robert Schumann Ensemble
5.05 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) Hungarian State
Orchestra, conductor Zsolt Hamar
5.30 Julius Rontgen Theme and Variations Wyneke Jordans and Leo van Doeselaar (piano duet)