Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a review of the new film Hilary and Jackie, which deals with the life of legendary cellist
Jacqueline du Pre. Music includes
Vivaldi's Nulla in Mundo Pax, Tallis's 40-part motet Spem in Alium, and the Warsaw Concerto by Richard Addinsell , which plays a crucial role in the plot of the 1941 film Dangerous Moonlight.
With Peter Hobday.
Elgar Overture: Alassio (In the South) London Philharmonic, conductor Georg Solti
9.21 Matthew Locke Incidental music:
The Tempest II Giardino Armonico , director Giovanni Antonini
9.42 Myslivecek Parto , Ma in Quest'istante (II Bellerofonte) Celina Lindsley (soprano),
Prague Chamber Orchestra, conductor Zoltan Pesko
9.51 Janacek Piano Sonata 1 X 1905
(From the Street) Rudolf Firkusny
10.03 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G (Letter V) Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli
Marilyn Home laid the foundations of her career in a German opera house before attracting international attention in Berg's Wozzeck. She talks to Joan Bakewell about those formative years, with music by Bizet, Mahler and Verdi.
With Peggy Reynolds.
2: Cinderella. This story has everything: the downtrodden heroine with a cruel stepmother, jealous stepsisters, pumpkins that turn into carriages, glass slippers and even a Prince Charming. With excerpts from: Sondheim Into the Woods
Jacqueline Dankworth and Imelda Staunton (singers), orchestra, conductor Robert Stanger Rossini La Cenerentola
Soloists, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Prokofiev Cinderella Russian National
Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev Massenet Cendrillon
Frederica von Stade (soprano),
Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor Julius Rudel
With Robert King. 2: 1683-5
Welcome to all the Pleasures, Z339; From Silent Shades (Bess of Bedlam), Z370; They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships, Z57; If Prayers and Tears, Z380; Chacony in G minor, Z730; Rejoice in the Lord Alway, Z49 (Bell Anthem)
Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight
From Belfast. John Toal introduces a recital of Italian chamber music given by the Prometeo Quartet.
Mallplero String Quartet No 1 (Rispetti e Strambotti) Puccini Crisantemi
Verdi String Quartet in E minor
Conductors Jacek Kaspszyk , Grant Llewellyn and Andrew Mogrelia , John Leeming (cello)
Mozart Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris)
Panufnik Autumn Music
Dvorak Overture: In Nature's Realm; Silent Woods; The Wood Dove Flbich Symphony No 1 in F
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Each day this week, Verity Sharp talks to jazz musicians about what is going on in their heads while their fingers or voices are weaving their intricate patterns around the original tune - in this case, Billy Joel 's Just the Way You Are. Today, she talks to members of the Midland Youth Jazz
Sean Rafferty visits the British
Museum. Music includes at 5.40
Mozart's Exsultate, Jubilate, sung by soprano Emma Kirkby ; and at 6.40
Strauss's Introduction and Moonlight Music from Capriccio, a work heavily influenced by Mozart's operas.
Arnold Ostman , renowned for his work at Sweden's Drottningholm Theatre throughout the 1980s, conducts the Scottish Chamber
Orchestra in a programme of great classical symphonies, seasoned with the daring virtuosity of Weber's first clarinet concerto. Introduced by Brian Morton.
Romolo Tisano (clarinet),
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Arnold Ostman
Haydn Symphony No 39 in G minor
Weber Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor
JC Bach Sinfonia in B flat, Op 18 No 2 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)
2: Monet's Light. Monet's fascination with different conditions of light and their representation in paint can be seen as the connecting theme in all his work. Artist Tacita Dean
, shortlisted for this year's Turner Prize, theatrical lighting designer Rick Fisher and neuropsychologist Richard Gregory offer personal responses. With extracts from Monet's letters read by Paul Scofield.
For details see yesterday
A recital given last February at the Wigmore Hall, London, by lyric soprano Karita Mattila , with llmo Ranta (piano). Brahms Vergebliches Standchen ,
Op 84 No 4; Der Gang zum Liebchen, Op 48 No 1; Schwesterlein (German Folk Songs); Von Ewiger Liebe , Op 43 No 1
Berg Seven Early Songs
Kuula Kesayo Kirkkomaala , Op 6 No 1; Marjatan Laulu ; Sinipiika; Epilogue, Op 6 No 2
Strauss Standchen , Op 17 No 2; Ach Lieb, Ich Muss Nun Scheiden,
Op 21 No 3; Wiegenlied, Op 41 No 1; Fruhlingsfeier, Op 56 No 5
Richard Coles presents a special edition to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Jorge Luis Borges , whose labyrinthine, dreamlike stories count among the most admired and influential of the century.
Martin Amis and Ian McEwan are among the contributors in a discussion of Borge's life and work recorded before an audience at the British Library , London. The programme includes readings from a new translation of all of Borges's fictions, including a previously untranslated work from the eighties, Shakespeare's Memory. Producer Anthony Denselow
Alyn Shipton presents the second part of a concert by the Louis Stewart quartet in the music room of Pizza Express, Dean Street, London.
Rlmsky at the Opera
With Piers Burton-Page. Suite: Christmas Eve
Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Igor Golovschin
Song of the Viking Merchant (Sadko) Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass),
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edward Downes
Song of the Hindu Merchant (Sadko) Bruce Ford (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor David Parry
Song of the Venetian Merchant (Sadko) Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone), Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Two Monologues from "Mozart and Salieri" Sergei Aleksashkin (bass), Philharmonia, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Fyodor Chaliapin (bass), LSO, conductor Albert Coates
Repeated from last Tuesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Music from the Renaissance by Byrd, Ferrabosco, Sweellnck, Marenzk) and their contemporaries, performed by the Amsterdam Gesualdo
Consort, director Harry van der Kamp
2.05 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor
Quebec Music Conservatory Orchestra, conductor Jacques Lacombe
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.15 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News Topical Roundup 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Anns a' Bhad
5.00 Machaut Rondeau No 17
(Le Voir Dit) Oxford Camerata, director Jeremy Summerly
5.30 Beethoven Choral Fantasia in C minor Anton Kuerti (piano), Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis