Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including at 6.30 Michael Haydn 's Flute Concerto in D, P54, with soloist Emmanuel Pahud ; at
7.10 Janacek's In the Mists played by Andras Schiff (piano); and just after 8.00 Bach's Cantata No 82: Ich
Habe Genug sung by Olaf Bar with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Peter Schreier.
With Stephanie Hughes , featuring a further selection of Mozart violin sonatas and vintage performances by the great Russian conductor Kiril Kondrashin.
Khachaturian Suite: Masquerade RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kiril Kondrashin
9.19 Mozart Violin Sonata in G, K379
Augustin Dumay ,
Maria Joao Pires (piano)
9.43 Poulenc Concert Champêtre Emil Gilels (piano), Moscow Philharmonic, conductor Kiril Kondrashin
10.07 Mozart Violin Sonata in E flat,
K380 Henryk Szeryng , Ingrid Haebler (piano) Producer Tony Cheevers
The young German countertenor
Andreas Scholl has already enjoyed a prolific performing and recording career. In the first of his conversations with Joan Bakewell this week, he talks about his early training and his discovery that he could still sing soprano after his speaking voice had broken. Music includes arias from
Handel's Messiah and from
Caldara's oratorio Maddalena ai
Piedi di Cristo.
Producer Johannah Smith
Rve Instrument Makers
1: John Broadwood
In anticipation of the gift of a Broadwood piano in 1818, Beethoven enthused that he would look on it "as an altar upon which I shall place the most beautiful offerings of my spirit to the divine
Apollo". Donald Macleod introduces music including:
Beethoven Bagatelle , Op 119 No 9 Melyn Tan (fortepiano)
Handel Prelude and Minuet
Malcolm Binns (harpsichord)
JC Bach Rondo (Piano Quartet in G) John Tunnell (violin),
Penelope Howard (viola), Olga Hegedus (cello), Celia Bizony (piano)
Haydn My Mother Bids Me Bind My Hair Patricia Wright (soprano), Jon Gillaspie (fortepiano)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor (3rd mvt) Mary Verney (fortepiano), Hanover Band
Chopin Etude in C sharp minor, Op 25 No 7 Kenneth van Barthold
(Chopin's Broadwood piano) Harry Woods Side by Side
65-note Broadwood player piano
Beethoven Bagatelle, Op 33 No 1 Melvyn Tan (fortepiano) Producer Piers Burton-Page
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A Tale of Four Cities
Graeme Kay explores the composer's relationship with the four cities in which he lived - and with the theatres in which he worked.
Overture: The Silken Ladder
Ulster Orchestra/John Lubbock
Oh Quanto Son Grate le Pene in Amore (L'Occasione fa il Ladro)
Raul Gimenez (tenor), Luciana Serra (soprano), Orchestra
Giovanile Italiana , conductor Salvatore Accardo
Per un Figlio Gia Pentito (II Signor Bruschetto Terzetto)
Samuel Ramey (bass), Claudio Desderi (baritone), Frank Loprado (tenor), ECO, conductor Ion Marin
Di Tanti Palpiti (Tancredi)
Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo), Munich RSO, conductor Roberto Abbado
Bel Raggio Lusinghier (Semiramide) Maria Callas (soprano), Paris Conservatoire Orchestra/Nicola Rescigno L'ltaliana in Algeri (Act 1, Scene 12 and Finale) Marilyn Home (mezzo), Samuel Ramey (bass), Kathleen Battle (soprano), I Solisti Veneti , conductor Claudio Scimone
Producer Andrew Lyle
Aldeburgh Festival 1999
Chris de Souza presents the first of five lunchtime concerts from Aldeburgh. The Lindsays
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark)
Tippett String Quartet No 5
This week featuring a selection of concertos by Beethoven.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) Conductor Manfred Honeck Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Mahler Symphony No 1 Conductor Andrew Davis
Opera in the Vernacular
Martin Handley continues his series with a look at language and opera. Producer Kerry Chapman
Sean Rafferty talks to Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara and marks the centenary of Czech composer Pavel Haas , who died in a concentration camp. Music also includes Kodaly's Hary Janos Suite and MacCunn's The Land of the Mountain and the Rood.
Producer Helen Garrison
Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert by one of the world's greatest orchestras, from Royal Festival Hall, London. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
Haydn Symphony No 39 in G minor
7.50 Book of the Month
Joe Orton and his lover Kenneth
Halliwell's first and last collaborations as writers are published for the first time this month in one volume. Paul
Bailey examines Lord Cucumber and The Boy Hairdresser and explores what they reveal about Halliwell and Orton's life together.
8.10 Bruckner Symphony No 2 in C minor (original version 1872, ed Haas)
Between Sleeping and Waking
To mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Velazquez, five writers and artists select a painting by which they have been profoundly influenced. 1: Writer and feminist Michele
Roberts looks at Velazquez's women with reference to the Rokeby Venus , and muses on his treatment of youth and age.
Producer Rebecca Stratford
Pianist Andras Schiff plays some
Songs without Words by Mendelssohn, composed for friends and family to mark special occasions.
Things That Go Bump in the Night lain Burnside presents a spine-chilling edition of Voices, with a selection of spooky songs featuring witches and ghosts, elves and fairies. Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
This year for the first time the Royal Institute of British Architects is awarding its gold medal to a city: Barcelona. Tim Marlow examines
Barcelona as a model for urban development. He also discusses Andrew Taylor 's new biography of Victorian traveller GM Doughty, who inspired followers from TE Lawrence to Wilfred Thesiger.
Producer Belinda Sample
Alyn Shipton asks alto saxophonist, band leader and educator Jackie McLean
how he got started in jazz amid the vibrant scene of forties and fifties New York.
Producer Terry Carter
With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Bach, orch Schoenberg Chorale Prelude, BWV631
12.15 Bach, orch Webem Ricercare
12.25 Bach Solo Violin Sonata in A minor, BWV1003
12.45 CPE Bach Sinfonia No 2 in B flat
1.00 Grigory Sokolov (piano). Byrd, Beethoven, Brahms and Debussy.
1.55 Byrd Content Is Rich
2.00 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11
2.20 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
2.55 Mozart Divertimento in B flat for Wind Trio
3.10 Susnauskas Requiem
3.45 Zbinden Orchalau Concerto
3.55 Kllpinen Spielmannslieder
4.10 Pacius Violin Concerto
4.30 Sibelius Five Sketches, Op 114
4.35 Mendelssohn Overture: The
Hebrides (Fmgal's Cave)
4.50 Schubert An die Musik; Der Einsame
5.00 Gal Serenade for Strings, Op 46
5.15 Mendelssohn Violin Sonata in C minor
5.40 Brahms Meine Liebe 1st Grun,
Op 63 No 5; Feldeinsamkeit, Op 86 No 2
5.45 Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie