Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a review of the Turner Prize exhibition. Music includes at 6.00 Tallis's 40-part motet Spem in Alium sung by the Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips ; at 7.30 Bizet's Au Fond du Temple
Saint from The Pearl Fishers sung by Jussi Bjorling (tenor) and Robert Merrill (bass) with the RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Renato Cellini ; and after the 8.00 news Saint-Saens's Le Rouet d'Omphale performed by the Philharmonia, conductor Charles Dutoit.
With Peter Hobday.
Beethoven Overture: Leonore No 2
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
9.16 Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 64 No 3 Pro Arte Quartet
9.34 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Lamoureux Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch
Over the past decade, Graham Johnson has been recording the complete catalogue of Schubert's songs for the British record company Hyperion. He talks to Joan Bakewell about the project and the depth of his admiration for Schubert. Music includes the Schubert songs
Erlkonig, Memnon, An die Nachtigall and Die Gebusche.
With Peggy Reynolds.
3: Boccaccio. The Decameron,
Giovanni Boccaccio 's greatest work, grew out of the experiences he had in Florence in 1348, the year the city was devastated by the Black Death. Chaucer, Shakespeare, Dryden and Keats were all directly influenced by Boccaccio's masterpiece, and both
Boccaccio himself and his work have been the inspiration for many musicians, Including:
Gherardello da Firenze /' Vo' Bene
Suppe Boccaccio (excerpts) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Philharmonia, conductor Otto Ackermann
Bononcini Per la Gloria dadorarvi
(Griselda) Luciano Pavarotti (tenor),
Bologna Municipal Theatre Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge Vivaldi Agitata da Due Venti
(Griselda) Kate Eckersley (soprano), Fiori Musicali
With Penny Gore.
3: 1841 - the Year of Orchestral Music
Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op 52 Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
Piano Concerto in A minor (1st mvt) Stephen Kovacevich , BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Symphony No 4 in D minor (original version) Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Repeated next Wednesday 12 midnight
Fiona Talkington introduces a season of recitals from the Wigmore Hall, London, featuring leading young soloists and ensembles. Today's soloist Freddy Kempf was a prizewinner at the recent Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow.
Freddy Kempf (piano)
Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60; Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat, Op 61 Granados El Amory la Muerte (Goyescas)
Liszt Vallée d'Obermann (Annees de Pelerinage)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk , Mikhail Rudy (piano)
Kodaly Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song (The Peacock)
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
Kodaly Summer Evening Bartok Dance Suite
From All Saints Church,
- Margaret Street , London. Introit: The Souls of the Righteous (Bramma)
Psalm 119, wl-16 (plainsong)
First Lesson: Jeremiah 3, wll-18 Office Hymn: Let the Round World with Songs Rejoice
Canticles: Gloucester Service (Howells) Second Lesson: Jude, w 1-4; 17-25 Anthem: What Are These That Glow from Afar? (Gray)
Hymn: Hark the Sound of Holy Voices (Deerhurst)
Laudibus in Sanctis (Byrd)
Organ Voluntary: Toccata (Plymouth Suite) (Whitlock)
Director of music Harry Bramma. Organist Nicholas Luff.
Humphrey Carpenter explores the mysteries of jazz with writer Jonny King. Music includes Sibelius's Symphony No 7 played by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi: Janacek's
Pohadka; and Vaughan Williams 's The Lark Ascending.
From the Theatre Royal in Wexford. Sean Rafferty looks back at the development of Wexford Festival Opera, founded in 1951 by its first artistic director,
Dr Tom Walsh. He also explores its changing musical tastes and talks to Luigi
Ferrari, the current artistic director, about this year's season.
8.00 The Charlatan
A Wexford Celebration continues with Pavel Haas 's "musical tragicomedy" about Pustrpalk, a travelling doctor. He falls in love with the hypochondriac but beautiful Amaranta, who joins his troupe. She is guarded by Jochimus, a monk, who dies as a result of an essential operation carried out by Pustrpalk. Amid accusations of murder, the doctor flees, succumbing first to drink and then to paranoia.
Wexford Festival Opera Chorus, Irish National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Israel Yinon
9.10 Short-Breathed Melodies
Jan Smaczny talks about the composer Pavel Haas , and John Abulafia , the director of tonight's Wexford production, discusses its challenges and rewards.
9.40 Part 2
10.45 Making Waves in Wexford
Towards the end of a year celebrating the bicentenary of the United Irishmen's Rebellion,
Sean Rafferty explores the current state of Irish cultural life. His guests include Tony O'Dalaigh , director of the Dublin Theatre Festival; novelist
Colm Toibin ; and Patricia Quinn , director of the Irish Arts Council.
Producer Chris Spurr. A Wexford Celebration executive producer David Byers
Monster/Landlord/Man with crutch:
Won Lee (tenor)
Alyn Shipton talks to John White about Non-Stop Flight, his new biography of Artie Shaw. Bob Wilber and Dave Shepherd remember the great swing clarinettist and band leader.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Gerard McBurney and Anthony Burton assess the life and career of Alfred Schnittke , who died in August. Monologue Yuri Bashmet (viola), LSO, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich
Symphony No 2 (St Florian) (Gloria; Credo) BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Concerto for Three
Gidon Kremer (violin), Yuri Bashmet (viola), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Moscow Soloists Ensemble Repeated from last Wednesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite ,
Simon Preston (organ)
Alexandre Guilmant Symphony No 1 in D minor Dupre Organ Concerto in E minor
1.45 Respighi Suite in G for Organ and Strings Robert Boughen ,
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vanco Cavdarski
2.10 Mielczewski Missa Super '0 Gloriosa Domina" II Canto
3.10 Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G. K216 Rasma Lielmane , Latvian
Philharmony Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tovijs Lifsics
4.30 Debussy Etudes (Book 2) Roger Woodward (piano)
5.35 Mozart String Quartet in D, K575Tartini Quartet