As a series about the history of art begins on television, Stephanie Hughes talks to
Waldemar Januszczak. Music includes Kodaly's Dances of Galanta and Dvorak's
With Peter Hobday.
St Petersburg Philharmonic, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
9.12 Bruch Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor
Itzhak Perlman ,
Israel Philharmonic, conductor Zubin Mehta
9.37 Scarlatti Sonata in F minor, Kk519
Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
9.41 Shostakovich Symphony No 5 Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
Cellist and conductor Mstislav
Rostropovich talks to Joan Bakewell about his career in his years of exile from the Soviet Union and his optimism for the future of his
Russian homeland. With music by Dvorak, Bach and Bernstein.
Richard Baker looks at the all-too-brief lives of some famous musicians.
5: David Munrow. A brilliant musician, scholar and communicator, David Munrow was a masterly wind player who made early music popular again. He shared his enthusiasm with an audience of all ages in 650 editions of Radio 3's Pied Piper but took his own life at the age of 33. Music includes:
Vivaldi Recorder Concerto in A minor, RV445
Early Music Consort of London Pepusch Prelude
Mainerio // Primo Libro di Balli Early Music Consort of London
Roger Nichols surveys the music of Debussy's last ten years. Today, he introduces music from 1915 to 1917.
Etudes: Pour les Cinq Doigts Martino Tirimo (piano)
Pour les Quartes Walter Gieseking
Pour les Huits Doigts Ju-Ying Song
Pour les AgrÃ©ments Livia Rev
Pour les Accords
Sonate en Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp Osian Ellis (harp), members of the Melos Ensemble
NoÃ«l des Enfants qui N'Ont Plus de Maison
Charles Panzera (baritone), orchestra, conductor Piero Coppola Violin Sonata Ginette Neveu, Jean Neveu (piano)
Repeated next Friday 12 midnight
Presented by Chris de Souza. Julian Rachlin (violin), Itamar Golan (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
Franck Violin Sonata
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Eiji Oue and Tadaaki Otaka , Lars Vogt (piano)
Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie Grace Williams Penillion
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E ffat (Emperor)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor
York Early Music Festival 1998 The Grand Tour. Lucie Skeaping introduces another compilation from this year's York Early Music Festival. John Ward Upon a Bank with Roses; Cor Mio , Deh, Non Languire Emma Kirkby (soprano), Rose Consort of Viols
Dowland King of Denmark's Galliard Landgrave of Hessen Pavane Gregorio Huwet Fantasie Nigel North (lute)
Dufay Mirandas Parit Haec Urbs Florentina Puellas Liber Unsualis 14th-century anon Italian La
Manfredina; Chrominciamento di Gioia Sinfonye
Handel Dica il Falso, Dica il Vero
(Alessandro) Emma Kirkby (soprano), Rose Consort of Viols
Byrd Browning Rose Consort of Viols Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Tommy Pearson meets four special guests from the world of music. Today he talks to British blues legend John Mayall.
Sean Rafferty talks to artists from the Belfast Festival and chooses works by composers from Tallis to Tavener. Music includes at 6.30
Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini played by pianist Cecile Licad and the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
More from the London Symphony
Orchestra's Shostakovich retrospective, conducted by the composer's friend Mstislav Rostropovich.
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), London Symphony Orchestra, conductors Ryusuke Numajiri and Mstislav Rostropovich
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1; Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905) Next programme Monday 7.30pm
Grave New World
5: Given to hanging himself from meat hooks and wiring his body to a computer which manipulates his limbs, Stelarc sees himself as "a body artist working in the digital medium". He believes that the human body is obsolete and should be replaced by robotic, prosthetic equivalents.
Fetes Galantes ; Nocturne: Mai;
L'Heure Exquise; Offrande; Si Mes Vers Avaient des Ailes Susan Graham (mezzo),
Roger Vignoles (piano)
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Anthony Burton presents the second of two BBC Symphony Orchestra
Composer Portraits. This programme features the vibrant music of the Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg , conducted by his compatriot
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Undberg Corrente II; Arena; Marea; Ferea
Concluding the series in which Helen Mayhew explores the career of jazz legend Nina Simone.
Life after Home. A look at Simone's current output. Having left politics and the country she fought so hard to improve, she has now found peace living in Marseille and touring the world when it suits her. Her personal life has never been easy, and she admits to having a capricious nature. What is it that made this great talent such a troubled soul? With John Fordham , Miriam Makeba , Darcus Howe and Dianne Reeves.
Repeated from Saturday 6pm
With Simon Heighes.
Opera for All. In the late 1630s, Monteverdi was an enthusiastic supporter of new public opera houses opening in Venice. One of his first pieces for them -
L'lncoronazione di Poppea - created a sensation through its searing portrayal of passion, love and betrayal at the court of Emperot-Nero. Simon Heighes introduces excerpts from this work and from the public opera 11 Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria.
Repeated from last Friday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Mahler Symphony Series Symphony No 4
Charlotte Margiono (soprano), Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, conductor Edo de Waart
2.25 Glinka Spanish Overture No 2 Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Dohnanyi
2.35 Szymanowski String Quartet No 2, Op 56 Silesian Quartet
3.00 Frank Martin Violin Concerto in A minor
Dene Olding ,
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ktfoyuki Iwaka
4.30 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt)
5.10 Bach Violin Sonata No 1 in G minor, BWV1001 Sigiswaid Kuijken
5.30 Schubert Nottumo in E flat, D897 Tomaz Lorenz (violin), Andrej Petrac (cello), Alenka Seek Lorenz (piano)