Petroc Trelawny announces the winner of a new competition in Prague for young musicians. Music includes Salnt-Saens's String
Quartet No 2 in G, Op 153, and a live recording by pianist Sviatoslav Richter of Bach's Toccata in D minor, BWV 913.
With Peter Hobday.
Geminiani, after Corelll Concerto Grosso in D minor (La Folia) Tatiana Grindenko (violin),
Moscow Chamber Academy
9.11 Brahms Prelude and Fugue in G minor
Kevin Bowyer (organ)
9.18 Stravinsky Jeu de Cartes
South West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hans Rosbaud
9.43 Tartinl, an Krelsler Variations on a Theme of Corelli
Ginette Neveu (violin), Gustaf Beck (piano)
9.47 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux
Although best known as a concerto soloist, violinist Kyung-Wha Chung has a wide recital and chamber-music repertoire. She talks to Joan Bakewell about her commitment to chamber music and to the Chung Trio - made up of Kyung-Wha and two of her equally talented siblings.
With Donald Macleod.
Ralph Vaughan Williams was just a few months short of his 80th birthday when his reflective opera, The
Pilgrim's Progress, was first staged at Covent Garden. It was one of the fruits of an extraordinary Indian summer of composition that even saw the premiere of a major new symphony in the last year of his life. The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts) John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), London Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Boult
Violin Sonata (1st mvt) Frederick Grinke ,
Michael Mulliner (piano)
Symphony No 8 (2nd mvt) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Variations for Brass Band
Williams Fairey Band, conductor Bryan Hurdley Symphony No 9 (4th mvt)
BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
Few composers have successfully tackled the difficult form of the double concerto, but Delius's masterpiece is a fitting high point on which to end a week of programmes written and presented by Paul Guinery. Margot la Rouge (Prelude)
BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk
The Homeward Journey; The Nightingale Ian Partridge (tenor),
Jennifer Partridge (piano)
Songs of Farewell Ambrosian Singers, conductor Eric Fenby Double Concerto
Tasmin Little (violin),
Raphael Wallfisch (cello),
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Charles Mackerras
Repeated next Friday 12 midnight
John Toal introduces a recital given last year. Paul Barritt (violin), Catherine Edwards (piano)
Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor, Op 82 Walton Toccata
Albert Sammons Bagatelle, Op 3; Reve d'Enfant, Op 10; Dance
Caprice, Op 15; Petite Chanson Repeat
Conductors Niklas Willen , Hirokami Jun 'ichi and Kenneth Montgomery , Mark Kaplan (violin)
Puccini Preludio Sinfonico
Respighi Suite: The Birds Menotti Violin Concerto
Sibelius Lemminkainen Suite
Lucie Skeaping introduces a Spanish edition of the early-music programme, featuring songs and guitar music by Fernando Sor and Dionlsio Aguardo performed by Rodrigo del Pozo (tenor) and Jakob Lindberg (guitar), and harpsichord music by Hemando Cabezon and Scarlatti played by Sophie Yates. Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Verity Sharp looks at small-scale instruments, discovers an incredible mechanical violin and is entertained by some early jukeboxes. Repeat
Sean Rafferty is joined in the studio by Thomas Hampson to discuss famous Italian duets in the operatic repertoire for baritone and bass.
Music includes Ravel's Shéhérazade performed by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
From St David's Hall, Cardiff, an all-Handel concert introduced by Chris de Souza. Conductor Nicholas Kraemer ,
Catherine Bott and Rachel Elliott
Robin Blaze (countertenor), Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor),
Matthew Hargreaves (baritone), BBC National Chorus of Wales
Handel Water Music: Suite No 2;
Silete Venti ; Concerto a Due Cori No 1 in B flat
8.25 Handel In the Strand, Vivaldi on the Phone
Everywhere you turn you hear
Baroque music, from telephone switchboards to railway station platforms. Mark Russell takes a quizzical look at the history of Baroque music since the Baroque with the help of Brian Eno and Nicholas McGegan. Repeat
8.45 Handel Dixit Dominus
Five commissioned poems blending words and sound.
5: Peter Reading: Marfan. The
"laureate of grot" turns his attention to a small town in Texas.
Verity Sharp introduces The Opening of the Mouth, a major new work by Richard Barrett for voices, instruments and electronics. It explores themes of death and the underworld derived from ancient
Egyptian rituals and the poetry of Paul Celan. This studio realisation, made specially for tonight's broadcast, is performed by the Australian ensemble Elision, director Simon Hewett.
Producer Philip Tagney
Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz, from its earliest stirrings to the end of the millennium. 10: Comet Chop Suey. After a stint as lead comettist with Fletcher
Henderson's orchestra in New York, Louis Armstrong returned to Chicago and embarked upon a long series of recordings with his own Hot Five group in 1925. Armstrong immediately established himself as a profoundly musical soloist of incomparable technical brilliance. Repeated from Saturday 6pm
Gerard McBurney explores music either inspired by or written for the theatre. He also features some of the composer's songs and chamber and instrumental miniatures.
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky Valse-Scherzo
Gil Shaham (violin), Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev Piano Pieces, Op 72: Nos 1, 4 and 16 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
Eugene Onegin (final scene)
Paris Orchestra/Semyon Bychkov Repeated from last Friday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Gluck Paride ed Elena
La Stagione Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble/Michael Schneider
3.15 Schubert Overture in the Italian
Style; Symphony No 9 in C (Great) Saabrucken RSO/Marcello Viottj
4.20 Bach Cantata No 21: Ich Hatte
Viel Bekummernis Antonella Balducci
(soprano), Frieder Lang (tenor), Fulvio Bettini (baritone), Soloists and Choir of Swiss Radio, Ensemble Vanitas, conductor Diego Fasolis
5.05 Schumann Fairy Tales, Op 132 Robert Schumann Ensemble
5.30 Giovanni Paolo Cima La Pace
Stef Tunistra (organ)
5.35 CPE Bach Concerto in F for
Two Harpsichords, Wq46
Alan Curtis and Gustav Leonhardt
(harpsichords), Collegium Aureum