Petroc Trelawny presents music and arts news, including a review of a festival celebrating 300 years of St Petersburg which includes an exhibition from the State Russian
Museum. Music includes at about
6.30 Milhaud's Scaramouche played by the Labeque sisters, and at about
7.30 Mendelssohn's Song without Words, Op 109.
With Peter Hobday.
Corelli Concerto Grosso in F,
Op 6 No 12
Brandenburg Consort, director Roy Goodman (violin)
9.12 Telemann Cantata: Der Tod 1st
Verschlungen in den Sieg Dorothee Fries (soprano), Mechthild Georg (alto), Andreas Post (tenor), Albrecht Pohl (bass),
Bach Collegium Vocale ,
Friedemann Immer Trumpet Consort, Hanover Hofkapelle Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ulrich Stotzel
9.33 Mozart Fantasia in D minor,
K397 Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
9.42 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Clarinettist Emma Johnson has a busy solo career but has also found time to form her own chamber ensemble - Emma Johnson and Friends, to teach at the Royal
College of Music and to conduct. Music includes part of Schubert's Octet in F.
By Royal Appointment With Richard Baker.
5: The Later 20th Century. This final programme traces the story of royal music from after the death of Elgar to the present day.
Bax What Is It Like to Be Young and Fair?
Bristol Bach Choir, conductor Glyn Jenkins Bax Roscatha
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
Watford Davies RAF March Past
Central Band of the RAF, conductor Wing Cdr HB Hingley Walton Orb and Sceptre
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent Bliss Fanfares
Locke Brass Ensemble, conductor James Stobart
Bliss A Colour Symphony
English Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
Bliss Aubade for Coronation Morning Bristol Bach Choir, conductor Glyn Jenkins
Williamson Film music: Brides of Dracula
Williamson A Procession of Psalms
With Geoffrey Smith. In the last decade of his life, Duke Ellington created musical impressions of the Far East and New Orleans, as well as a full-length ballet, The River. But his main focus was religious music, in three concerts of sacred works. The last was presented at Westminster Abbey, only a few months before his death in 1974.
Gavin Bryars String Quartet No 3 Ravel String Quartet in F Repeat
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier,
Barry Douglas (piano),
Gintare Skeryte (soprano), Stephen Roberts (baritone), Kaunas State Choir
Hindemith Symphony in E flat
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Interpreting Handel. Robert Hollingworth
looks at some of the best Handel recordings of recent years. Repeated from yesterday 10pm
With Sean Rafferty. Music includes Mozart's Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris) performed by the Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
A concert given earlier this month at the Royal Northern College of Music, featuring three major orchestral works composed and conducted by James MacMillan.
Conductor James MacMillan ,
John Bradbury (clarinet),
Adrian Spillet (percussion)
MacMillan Sinfonietta; Tuireadh;
Veni, Veni, Emmanuel (Percussion Concerto)
The Ring of Words
Derek Alsop explores what makes a great musical setting by looking at five case studies that reflect gems of British literature from the last 500 years and richness of musical treatment from our own century.
5: Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun
Words from Shakespeare's song from Cymbeline are set for voice and string orchestra by Gerald Finzi.
A second chance this week to hear a performance by one of the leading groups performing early music.
Victoria Missa pro Defunctis a 6 Repeat
Verity Sharp introduces a concert from the Nash Ensemble's
20th-century Music series, given last month on London's South Bank, and talks to the featured composers, who span three generations. Valdine Anderson (soprano), Nash Ensemble , conductor Martyn Brabbins
Huw Watkins Sonata for Cello and Eight Instruments (first performance)
Mark-Anthony Tumage Cortege for Chris
David Matthews The Sleeping Lord Julian Anderson Towards Poetry Jonathan Harvey Song Offerings Producer Philip Tagney
Russell Davies presents a history of jazz, from its earliest stirrings to the end of the millennium.
17: Early Chamber Jazz
Delicacy and understatement may not be qualities automatically associated with early jazz, but chamber jazz groups have flourished since the twenties. The collaborations of violinist Joe Venuti and guitarist Eddie Lang , delicate duets by Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer , and the subtle explorations of Red Norvo, set the tone for chamber jazz from the earliest times. And then
Benny Goodman 's quartet, which included
Teddy Wilson on piano and Lionel Hampton on vibes, produced some of the finest jazz in the history of music.
With Donald Macleod.
12.05am Schumann Konzertstuck in F
Soloists, Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bernardi
12.25 Peire d'Alvema Dejosta, Is Breus Jornae la Lonca
12.35 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E,
Op 109 Elisabeth Leonskaja
1.00 Rameau Platée
Ensemble Vocal Frangoise, Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
3.20 Poulenc Sinfonietta
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
3.50 Lefebure-Wely Sortie in E flat Stanislas Deriemaeker (organ)
4.00 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto
No 2 in C minor
Belgian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Rahbari
4.35 Strauss Overture:
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
4.45 Federico Moreno Torroba La
Marchenera Ensemble de Madrid
5.00 Brahms Pest- und
Danish National Radio Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
5.10 Sandor Szokolay Violin Concerto Ronald Masin ,
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Janos Sandor
5.35 Brahms Four Piano Pieces,
Op 119 Robert Silverman
5.55 Trad Bagpipe Tunes (collected by Bartok)
Zoltan Juhasz (bagpipes)
de Mey (tenor)
Le Texier (bass)
Momus (Acts 2 and 3):
de Corbiac (soprano)