Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including at 6.00
William Comysh 's Ah, Robin; at 7.15 Satie's Gnossiennes played by Pascal Roge (piano); and after 8.00 Warlock's Capriol Suite.
With Peter Hobday.
Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien Leningrad Philharmonic, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
9.15 Schubert, compl Tirimo Piano Sonata in C, D613 Martino Tirimo
9.36 Wolf Gebet ; Neue Liebe; Auf ein Altes Bild (Morike Lieder) Olaf Baer (baritone),
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
9.46 Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat Members of the Nash Ensemble,
Antony Pay (clarinet)
10.16 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Alison Bury (violin)
Soprano Julia Varady talks about her enjoyment of the concert platform and about what she enjoys singing. Including music by Verdi and Bach.
With Richard Baker. Cardinal
Richelieu wielded immense power in 17th-century France as chief minister to Louis XIII. He managed to survive in turbulent times, when France was riven by religious and civil wars - and when many people conspired against him. Music includes:
Meyerbeer Les Huguenots Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia, conductor Richard Bonynge Bouzignac Te Deum Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
Tltelouze Magnificat Joseph Payne (organ) Peri Aria di Dafne
(soprano), Nigel North (lute)
Chris de Souza explores the astonishing range of Liszt's music. 4: Chamber Music
Romance Oubliée Gerard Causse (viola), Frangois-Ren6 Duchable (piano) Elegy No 1 Anner Bylsma (cello), Gerda Ockers (harp),
Bob Zimmerman (harmonium), Reinbert de Leeuw (piano)
Violin Sonata Alfredo Campoli (violin), Valerie Tryon (piano)
A Recitation: Der Traurige Monch Wolf Kahler (speaker), Leslie Howard (piano)
At the Grave of Richard Wagner Berlin Soloists
Epithalam zu E
Jean-Jacques Kantorow (violin), Henri Barda (piano) Repeated next Thursday 12 midnight
Chamber Music from Manchester
Paul Allen presents a recital given last November by Russian husband-and-wife duo Yuri Torchinsky (violin) and Dina Parakhina (piano).
Beethoven Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No 1
Franck Violin Sonata in A
Conductors Vernon Handley and Justin Brown , Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Giselle Allen (soprano), John O'Conor (piano)
Brahms Tragic Overture Parry Elegy to Brahms
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Dohnanyi Konzertstuck for cello and orchestra
Sullivan The Tempest (excerpts)
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
For classical music, the 1990s have brought mass CD sales of Gorecki, Nyman, Adiemus and Vanessa-Mae and seen Nigel Kennedy re-establish himself. For a while, marketing ruled - but does it still? Opera got a boost with the 1990 World Cup, and young composers like Mark-Anthony Tumage and Steve Martland took centre stage. Tommy Pearson looks back on the decade with Norman Lebrecht ,
Michael Berkeley and Fiona Maddocks.
Presented by Sean Rafferty , including at 5.40 Elgar's Introduction and Allegro for strings performed by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields under their conductor Neville
Marriner, and at about 6.40
Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet is played by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conducted by Kurt Masur.
Conductor Stephen Cleobury , Thomas Trotter (organ).
A concert given last September in St Asaph Cathedral as part of the North Wales International Music Festival. The programme draws together music by 20th-century English and Welsh composers - notably William Mathias , who is buried in the cathedral churchyard.
Mathias Toccata Giocosa , for Organ; A May Magnificat
Howells Master Tallis 's Lament, for Organ
Tippett Five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time)
Lewis A Herefordshire Carol
Britten Sacred and Profane
Hoddinott Hymnus ante Somnum Elgar Organ Sonata No 1 (1st mvt) Parry Lord, Let Me Know Mine End (Songs of Farewell)
Mathias An Admonition to Rulers
Patrick Wright talks to five unsung, witty and engaging figures on the cultural scene who are distinguished by their originality and imagination.
Anglo-Irish playwright David Rudkin's screen credits include Testimony and The Woodlanders; on stage, Afore Night Come; and on radio The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock. He talks about the importance of personally challenging drama.
Conductor Ondrej Kukal Martinu The Parables
Lucie Skeaping introduces a selection of music connecting
England and France, including music by Robert Morton and Gilles Binchois sung by the Orlando Consort, and chamber music by Charles Dleupart played by Claire Guimond (flute), John Toll (harpsichord) and Charles Medlam (viola da gamba). Producer Lindsay Kemp
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Paul Allen talks to Irish poet Paul Durcan , whose ambitious new collection, The Mary Robinson Years , attempts to chart both his own interior life and the spirit of his country through the watershed years of Mary Robinson 's presidency. Plus first-night news from the world premiere of Paco Pena 's Andalucian dance-drama La Musa Gitana. And alchemy, madness and mysticism - Paul Allen reports on the troubled life of August Strindberg and on current interpretations of his work, as Radio 3 marks the 150th anniversary of his birth with a new production of The Father, which is broadcast this coming Sunday evening.
The Spike Robinson Quartet complete their Stan Getz tribute in another set from the Bull's Head,
Barnes, introduced by Alyn Shipton.
Verses in the Mirror. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Palintropos Rolf Hind (piano), City of London Sinfonia/Martyn Brabbins
He Hath Entered the Heaven Oxford
Pro Musica Singers/Michael Smedley The Repentant Thief Andrew Marriner (clarinet), London Symphony
Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas Repeated from last Thursday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Saarbriicken Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Audrey Boreyko Copland Suite: Appalachian Spring Haydn Symphony No 102 in B flat
2.40 Bach Solo Violin Sonata No 1 in G minor, BWV1001 Sigiswald Kuijken
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
5.00 Tchalkovsky Yeletski 's Aria (The Queen of Spades) Allan Monk (baritone), Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bernardi
5.10 Musorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Aldo Ciccolini (piano)