Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including at 6.00 the overture to Haydn's Acide e Galatea; at 7.30 Saint-Saens's Cello Sonata No 1 played by Steven Isserlis and Pascal Devoyon ; and at 8.10 Chopin piano music played by Vladimir Ashkenazy.
With Peter Hobday.
Schubert Two Scherzi, D593
Maria Joao Pires (piano)
9.12 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581
Eduard Brunner (clarinet)
9.44 Schubert Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, 0571 (Unfinished) Andras Schiff
9.52 Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker (excerpts)
Leningrad Philharmonic, conducted by Yevgeni Mravinsky
Today, soprano Julia Varady talks about her relationship with her husband, baritone Dietrich Fischer -Dieskau, and about the music they have recorded together. Including excerpts from Strauss's Arabella and Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle.
With Richard Baker. Martin Luther 's attack on what he saw as corrupt practices in the Roman Catholic Church led to the break-up of Christendom and changed the course of history. A talented musician, he enlisted music as an essential tool of the Reformation, establishing a form of congregational singing which led to the great chorales of JS Bach. Music includes:
Bach Cantata No 80: Ein Feste Burg 1st Unser Gott
Ghent Collegium Vocale, director Philippe Herreweghe
Plainchant Veni Creator
Spiritus Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos Bach St Matthew Passion (excerpt) Netherlands Bach Society, conductor Ton Koopman
2: The Keyboard. Chris de Souza explores the astonishing range of Liszt's music.
12 Etudes: No 1
12 Grandes Etudes: No 1 in C; No 2 in A minor
Leslie Howard (piano) Malédiction
Michel Beroff (piano), Leipzig
Gewandhaus Orchestra/Kurt Masur Prelude and Fugue on BACH Thomas Trotter (organ) Mephisto Waltz No 1 Claudio Arrau (piano)
Nuages Gris; Bagatelle sans Tonalité Andre Watts (piano)
Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight
From Belfast. John Toal introduces a recital to celebrate the 250th anniversary of I
Catherine Pierard (soprano), Henry Herford (baritone), Julius Drake (piano)
Schubert Der Konig in Thule;
Gretchen am Spinnrade; Gretchens Bitte ; Szene aus Goethes Faust Plus other settings from Faust by Liszt, Schumann, Beethoven, Verdi, Busoni, Wagner, Musorgsky and Loewe.
BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Andrew Davis ,
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in Bflat
Delius The Walk to the Paradise
Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet) Eigar Symphony No 2 in E flat
Ian Bostridge Sings
A recital of German romantic songs by the distinguished English tenor. Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)
Beethoven An die Feme Geliebte
Comellus Trauer und Trost, Op 3 Weber Die Temperamente beim Verluste der Geliebten, Op 46 Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Tommy Pearson discusses the advent of world music in the nineties with Simon Broughton and Charlie Gillett. The CD revolution has seen music flooding in from all corners of the globe. World music is now big business; the sound is influencing music as diverse as dance music and jazz, classical and film music; and it is part of the National
Curriculum. Given that there are so many new sounds from so many different cultures, is it not time to call it something else?
Sean Rafferty with news from the world of music and the arts. Music includes at 5.40 Howard Skempton 's Lento and at 6.45 songs from Schumann's Dichterliebe.
Lully's five-act opera, composed in 1675, was one of his most successful, yet it has not been heard complete since the 18th century. Last year, the American conductor
William Christie led a project in which students from conservatoires in Paris, London, Caen, Lyon, the Hague and Trossingen came together to rehearse intensively and give semi-staged performances in eight European cities under the auspices of the European Baroque Academy, Ambronay. In October, Radio 3 recorded this final performance in the Barbican Hall, London. The cast includes
Andrew Hewitt as the warrior hero Theseus, Sophie Karthauser as his beloved Aegle, and Kimberly McCord as the evil sorceress Medea.
Patrick Wright talks to five unsung, witty and engaging figures on the cultural scene who are distinguished by their originality and imagination. 2: Marc Karlin
Independent film-maker and publisher Marc Karlin has courted controversy with films on Rupert Murdoch and Diana, Princess of Wales, and with his unsparing analysis of the flaws of today's broadcasters.
On the death of his mother in 1905, Marcel Proust turned his back on an apparently frivolous existence as a social butterfly and withdrew to a soundproof flat and a life of writing and introspection. As novelist
Edward White publishes a new life of Proust, Richard Coles talks to him about the continuing fascination of Proust's life and work.
Producer Lawrence Pollard
On the anniversary of Stan Getz 's birth in 1927, tenor saxophonist
Spike Robinson leads his Quartet in a musical tribute given in the Bull's Head, London. He also talks to Alyn Shipton about the Getz legacy.
Song of the Soul
As an Englishman received into the Orthodox Church, Tavener has had to come to terms with the vastness and anonymity of the Eastern Christian liturgical tradition, both in his life and in his music. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Orthodox Vigil Service (excerpts) Choir of Christ Church Cathedral,
Oxford, director Francis Grier
The Protecting Veil (excerpts) Steven Isserlis (cello),
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (excerpts)
Europa Singers, conductor Clive Wearing Repeated from last Tuesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D; Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) La Scala Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Muti
3.15 Time to Move
3.35 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' Bhaa
5.05 William Brade Consort music from the 1609 collection
Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall
5.40 Bach Cantata No 23: Du
Wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn
Ruth Ziesak (soprano),
Elisabeth von Magnus (alto), Paul Agnew (tenor),
Klaus Mertens (bass),
Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman