Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a look at the National Gallery's new exhibition of portraits by Ingres, and a review of choreographer Pina Bausch 's return to Sadler's Wells. Music includes Bach's
Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F,
Victoria's 0 Magnum Mysterium sung by the Westminster Cathedral Choir, and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
With Peter Hobday.
Schubert Piano Sonata in A flat, D557 Andras Schiff
9.14 Vaughan Williams Five Variants of "Dives and Lazarus"
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.26 Byrd Rejoice unto the Lord Gerard Lesne (countertenor), Orlando Gibbons Ensemble
9.31 Beethoven Cello Sonata in A, Op 69 Pierre Fournier , Friedrich Gulda (piano)
9.59 Poulenc Sinfonietta
French National Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Despite a career in the musical limelight, Midori remains a very private person. She tells
Joan Bakewell about how she guards against manipulation by promoters and record company executives, and about her current studies for a degree in psychology. With music by Bach, Dvorak and Paganini.
The Tudors and the Stuarts
With Donald Macleod. The restoration of the monarchy in 1660 - after the Commonwealth period of Oliver Cromwell - brought another Charles to the throne, Charles II.
Pomp and pageantry returned to fashion after the dark theatres of the Puritan interregnum, and Charles imported continental manners to music as well.
Locke Music for His Majesty's
Sagbutts and Cornetts Michael Laird Cornett and Sagbutt Ensemble
Humfrey 0 Give Thanks unto the Lord Soloists, Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Romanesca, conductor Nicholas McGegan
Grabu Incidental music: Valentinian
Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band, director Peter Holman
Locke/Banister Incidental music: The Tempest
Judith Nelson and Emma Kirkby (sopranos), Academy of Ancient
Music, director Christopher Hogwood
Verses in the Mirror. Symmetry is a fundamental part of Tavener's music, reflecting an eternity within the boundaries of time. Nowhere have these boundaries been more forcibly overstepped than on the Greek island of Patmos, where the exiled apostle John wrote down the Book of Revelation. Nineteen hundred years later, the island became the inspiration for a piano concerto called Palintropos.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Palintropos Rolf Hind (piano), City of London
Sinfonia, conductor Martyn Brabbins He Hath Entered the Heaven
Oxford Pro Musica Singers, conductor Michael Smedley The Repentant Thief
Andrew Marriner (clarinet),
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Repeated next Thursday 12 midnight
Chamber Music from Manchester
The last of three recitals of Haydn string quartets recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of Haydnfest 99. The Endellion
Quartet's selection includes Haydn's earliest published quartet; his last, unfinished one; and one of his finest.
Haydn String Quartets: in B flat,
Op 1 No 1 (La Chasse); in D minor, Op 103; in F, Op 77 No 2
Conductors Vassily Sinaisky and Donald Hunt , Paul Whelan (baritone). Emma Johnson (clarinet),
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Bach, orch Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537
Delius Sea Drift
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor
As a young man, Beethoven was so impressed by Haydn's string quartets that he avoided writing any of his own, although he did compose many other chamber works, including string and piano trios. Penny Gore introduces a selection, ending with a complete performance of the Trio in B flat, Op 11, given by Robert Plane (clarinet), Martin Storey (cello) and Benjamin Frith (piano).
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Music and Wood
The Shaker people of New England are renowned for their beautifully crafted wooden furniture and boxes.
Tommy Pearson visits Hancock
Shaker Village in Massachusetts for a guided tour.
Presented by Sean Rafferty , including at 5.40 Strauss's famous Trio from
Der Rosenkavalier performed by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf , Christa Ludwig and Teresa Stich-Randall accompanied by the Philharmonia, conductor Herbert von Karajan , and at 6.30 Mozart's Fantasia in C minor, K475, played by pianist Maria Joao Pires.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
In Memoriam. Three works by 20th-century English composers which have a quality of remembrance and commemoration about them.
This concert also celebrates the great British choral tradition, as exemplified by the BBC Symphony
Chorus in their 70th-anniversary season.
Conductor Richard Hickox ,
Joan Rodgers (soprano),
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), BBC Symphony Chorus
Britten Ballad of Heroes
Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3) Howells Hymnus Paradisi
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. 4: Mary Warnock introduces excerpts from John Stuart Mill 's essays On Liberty and The Subjection of Women. Also included are excerpts from the work of Harriet Taylor Mill , whose thinking profoundly influenced her husband. Reader Fiona Shaw.
Lucie Skeaping introduces some early "firsts", including Beethoven's first piano sonata, the Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No 1, played by Ronald Brautigam ; Corelli's first violin sonata, played by Fabio Biondi ; and Monteverdi's first madrigal, sung by the Consort of Musicke.
Producer Lindsay Kemp
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Composers, aristocrats, bankers and writers were among the subjects painted by Ingres, the leading portraitist of his age. Paul Allen discusses his work and the insight it gives into 19th-century French history as a major exhibition opens at the National Gallery in London. Plus first-night news from the opening of Alan Ayckbourn 's new version of Ostrovsky's tragicomic satire on Russian life, The Forest.
Producer Doug Traill-Stevenson
Alyn Shipton is joined by Campbell Burnap to review the latest CDs.
With Robert King. 4: 1689-92
Praise the Lord, 0 Jerusalem, Z46; Welcome, Glorious Mom, Z338; The
Gordian Knot Untied, Z597; The Fairy Queen (Act 4)
Repeated from last Thursday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Luxembourg Philharmonic, conductor Olaf Henzold ,
Anna-Maria Panzarella (soprano)
Reger Four Symphonic Poems after Arnold Bocklin
Mahler Symphony No 4
2.35 Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821 Andrej Petrac (cello), Alenka Seek Lorenz (piano)
3.00 Music Workshop
3.20 Let's Move!
3.40 Words Alive!
3.55 First Steps in Drama
4.10 Listen and Write
4.30 Alphabet Time
4.40 Check It Out
5.10 Brahms Trio in A minor, Op 114 Giorgio Levirato (clarinet), Giuseppe Barutti (cello), Elena Braslavsky (piano)