Petroc Trelawny presents a review of last night's performance of Mahler's Symphony No 9 conducted by Bernard Haitink and assesses the conductor's future, now that he has rescinded his resignation at the Royai Opera House. Music includes works by Dvorak and Debussy, plus Mozart's great Quintet in E flat for Piano and Wind, K452.
With Peter Hobday , featuring piano sonatas by Schubert and vintage performances by cellist Pierre Foumier. Schubert Piano Sonata in E, D157
9.18 Cannabich Symphony No 63 in D Lukas Consort , conductor Viktor Lukas
9.33 Grainger Lincolnshire Posy RNCM Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish
9.50 Schubert Piano Sonata in C, K279 Andras Schiff
10.09 Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor Pierre Foumier , Philharmonia, conductor Walter Susskind
Joan Bakewell 's guest this week is Japanese violinist Midori, who, already a prodigy at the age of 11, went on to take New York by storm five years later. With music by Bartok, Beethoven and Dvorak. Producer Arthur Johnson
The Tudors and the Stuarts
With Donaid Macleod. Three hundred and fifty years ago this month, a British monarch was executed by parliamentary command. The events that led to the death of Charles I had their origin in the tumultuous events in the short reign of Queen Mary Tudor. Music includes:
Sheppard Hostis Herodes Impie The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers Byrd Crowned with Flowers and Lilies Anna Crookes (soprano), Concordia Tye Sit Fast Fretwork Viol Consort Pacini Maria , Regina d'lnghilterra (final scene) Nelly Miricioiu
(soprano), Geoffrey Mitchell Choir ,
Philharmonia, conductor David Parry Producer Piers Burton-Page
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With Rona Talkington. Tavener's music is bold and fresh in its direct, intuitive appeal, yet it is rooted in tradition that is both ancient and all but unchanging. Akathist of Thanksgiving
Westminster Abbey Choir, BBC Singers, BBCSO, conductor Martin Neary Funeral Ikos Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
Celtic Requiem Little Missenden village schoolchildren, London
Sinfonietta Chorus and Orchestra, conductor David Atherton
Song for Athene Westminster Abbey Choir, conductor Martin Neary Producer Antony Pitts
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight
From the Wigmore Hall, London.
Stephanie Hughes introduces the fourth of 12 recitals by leading pianists. Russian Grigory Sokolov is renowned for the intensity of his performances. In this recital, he plays early English keyboard music alongisde one of Beethoven's most sparkling early sonatas.
Byrd Pavan and Galliard in D minor; Alman in G; Prelude in A minor;
Clarifica Me, Pater No 2; Qui Passe (For My Lady Nevell)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 2 No 3 Repeated Saturday 1pm
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Thomas Dausgaard and Tadaaki Otaka , Raphael Wallfisch (cello) Uszt Les Preludes
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor Debussy La Mer
Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor
Robert Lloyd continues his exploration of the charms and challenges of singing French operatic repertoire. Producer Alan Hall
Music and Wood
Tommy Pearson looks at some of the connections between music and wood. Today, he talks to
George Caird about the history and evolution of the orchestra's woodwind section.
Producer Christina Pritchard
As a new comic play, Two Pianos, Four Hands, opens at the Birmingham Rep, Sean Rafferty explores the musical dynamic behind the drama with director
Jeremy Sams. Music also includes at 5.40
Mozart's Serenata Notturna, K239, performed by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and at 6.40 Ravel's suite
Le Tombeau de Couperin played by the LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado.
This concert celebrates the centenary of Poulenc's birth with the work that shot him to international fame - Les Biches - Diaghilev's production of which was given in Monte Carlo in 1924. Also included are the beautiful wartime cantata Un Soir de Neige and a work which reflects the power and sincerity of his faith - the Stabat Mater. Given on Saturday in the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier ,
Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe
(pianos), Lynne Dawson (soprano), BBC Singers, Leeds Festival Chorus Poulenc Suite: Les Biches; Concerto for Two Pianos; Cantata: Un Soir de Neige; Stabat Mater
Five programmes in which the work of a writer from the past who argued with passion for change is introduced by a contemporary outspoken voice. In this first programme, Tony Benn presents excerpts from the essays of William Morris. Reader David Horovitch.
Producer Jill Waters
A recording of the first performance of this recent piece by Anthony Powers played by the Campbell Ensemble.
French Anti-Romantics, lain Burnside introduces a selection of songs by French composers reacting against the 19th-century Romantic tradition. Lisa Milne (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo), lain Burnside (piano) Satie Trois Poemes damour
Chabrier Pastorale des Cochons
Mllhaud Catalogue des Fleurs Poulenc Quatre Poemes de Guillaume Apollinaire
Roussel Jazz dans la Nuit;
Le Bachelier de Salamanque Satle Trois Melodies
Honegger Petits Cours de Morale Rosenthal Chansons de Monsieur
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
For Harry Partch , the American composer, theorist and creator of musical instruments, the way an instrument looked was almost as important as the way it sounded. Twenty-five years after his death, Mark Russell and Robert Sandall explore the legacy of a man who described himself as a musician seduced by carpentry. Producer Ekene Akalawu
Alyn Shipton celebrates the 70th birthday of tenor saxophonist and composer Benny Golson and talks to him about his work with Tadd Dameron , Dizzy Gillespie , Art Blakey and Art Farmer.
Producer Terry Carter
With Robert King. 1: 1677-82
My Beloved Spake, Z28; Beneath a Dark and Melancholy Grove, Z461; Blow Up the Trumpet in Sion, ZIO; Pavan in G minor, 1752; Let Mine Eyes Run Down with Tears, Z24;
Pastora's Beauties, When Unblown,
1407; Remember Not, Lord, Our
Offences, 150; Sonata No 6 in G minor, 1807; Hear My Prayer, 0 Lord. 115 Repeated from last Monday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schubert Piano Sonatas: in G, D894; in C minor, D958 Willem Brons (fortepiano)
2.10 Machaut Messe de Nostre Dame
Oxford Camerata/Jeremy Summerly
2.50 Chabrier Espana Toronto SO, conductor Andrew Davis
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 EAL: Let's Make a Story 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Find Out 4.15 Maths Challenge 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Lassus In Hora Ultima
5.30 Brahms Piano Trio No 3 in C minor, Op 101 Paolo Zardanazzo (violin), Andrea Bellato (cello), Elena Braslavsky (piano)