Petroc Trelawny presents music and news, with a review of the National Theatre production of Troilus and Cressida, which opened last night. Music includes Saint-Saens's Cello
Concerto No 1 in A minor, Moeran's evocative Fantasy for Oboe and Strings, and pianist Alfred Brendel playing Haydn's Andante con Variazioni.
With Peter Hobday.
Wagner Prelude: Die Meistersinger Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter
9.11 Debussy Cinq Poemes de Baudelaire
Michele Command (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
9.38 Wagner Prelude: Parsifal Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter
9.52 Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466
Vienna Philharmonic, director Bruno Walter (piano)
10.20 Debussy Fetes Galantes (Set 1) Maggie Teyte (soprano), Alfred Cortot (piano)
Joan Bakewell talks to organist
Gillian Weir about the difficulties of international travel and the different attitudes concert organists face from audiences around the world. With music by Bach, Sweelinck, Jongen and Vierne.
Schumann had problems with mental instability for much of his life. From his mother he inherited an obsessional fear of disease, and he read widely about mental illness as a young man. After Schumann attempted suicide by jumping into the Rhine, he was confined at his own request to the private asylum where he spent the last two-and-a-half years of his life.
Schumann Papillons (excerpt) Murray Perahia (piano)
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20 (3rd mvt)
Schumann Dichterliebe (excerpts) Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Alfred Brendel (piano)
Schumann Symphony No 2 in C (4th mvt)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
2: 1893-1910. Anthony Burton introduces music from the years when Strauss won recognition as one of the leading modern composers - first as a writer of great tone poems and then in opera - and also as one of the great conductors of his time. The programme includes the Prelude to his first opera
Guntram, examples of Strauss as conductor and accompanist, excerpts from Salome and Elektra, and the first waltz sequence from Der Rosenkavalier, specially recorded for the programme by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis.
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm
John Toal presents music for oboe and piano in a concert given on Sunday in Belfast's Waterfront Hall. Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Julius Drake (piano)
Harty A la Campagne
John Gardner Oboe Sonata No 2 in C
Julian Anderson The Bearded Lady
Schumann, arr Ferguson Three Duos Beethoven Variations on Mozart's
"La Ci Darem la Mano", WoO 28
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Tadaaki Otaka ,
Paul Mann and Mark Wigglesworth , Paul Watkins (cello)
Dvorak Carnival Overture; Symphony No 7 in D minor
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D
Schubert Voices lain Burnside presents the second of two programmes trawling through 75 years of Schubert lieder recordings, from Schumann and Schwarzkopf to Pears and Schreier.
Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Tommy Pearson continues his look at chamber music by examining music for strings alone. He meets viola player Philip Dukes and cellist Julian Lloyd Webber.
Sean Rafferty introduces live music from Monica Huggett 's highly acclaimed ensemble Sonnerie. Other music includes Prokofiev's Cinq Melodies, Op 35b, with violinist Dmitri Sitkovetsky , and Grieg's
Holberg Suite played by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
The Borodins at St George's Chris de Souza introduces the second of four concerts given by the Borodin Quartet at St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol. This performance was given in February.
Brahms String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 51 No 2
Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 2 in F, Op 22
The Pas de Deux
An idiosyncratic history of classical duets and an incidental history of loving, told by dancers and thinkers. 2: The Modernist. Apollo meets his muse.
Conductor Martyn Brabbins , Ian Brown (piano),
Rosemary Hardy (soprano)
Beethoven Clarinet Trio in B flat, Op 11 Berg, arr de Leeuw Seven Early Songs
Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Strauss Suite for 13 Wind
Instruments, Op 4
Architects, town planners and artists all applaud it, but how does public space improve the life of those who live in cities? Richard Coles examines the meaning, function and importance of our urban social spaces and explores their relationship with architecture. He also talks to Charles Jencks , whose new book, Ecstatic Architecture, explores a shift from functional to sensual concerns in modern buildings. Plus the secret history of the Anasazi people of America: Night Waves reports on an anthropological debate that cuts to the heart of American identity.
Producer Anthony Denselow
Atlantic Records are currently celebrating their 50th year with reissues of their most famous artists including Charles Mingus , Ray Charles and John Coltrane. The label's founder, Ahmet Ertegun , tells Alyn Shipton about his passion for jazz, ignited by hearing Duke
Ellington in London when he was still a boy.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
This second programme includes a previously unperformed work dating from the composer's maturity. The piece has been specially recorded for the programme, and Paul Guinery compares it with the shorter, more familiar version.
Violin Sonata No 1 Tasmin Little,
Piers Lane (piano)
Poem of Life and Love (first performance) BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley A Song of Summer Halle Orchestra , conductor Vernon Handley Repeated from last Tuesday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Musica Antiqua Kbln and director Reinhard Goebel perform music from 17th-century northern Europe, with music by Scheidt, Schmelzer and Biber
2.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 David Kuijken
2.40 Corelli Trio Sonata in A minor, Op 1 No 4 London Baroque
2.45 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante
Janina Fialkowska (piano),
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News Special Edition 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Anns a' Bhad
5.00 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38 Valerie Tryon (piano)
5.15 Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34 Erich Hoeprich (clarinet),
Jacques Holtman and Aida Stuurop (violins), Wim ten Have (viola), Hidemi Suzuki (cello)
5.45 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G Vancouver Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi