Petroc Trelawny presents arts news and music, including at 6.00 Faure's Après un Reve performed by Gerard Souzay (baritone) and Dalton Baldwin (piano); after 7.00 Buffardin's Flute Concerto in E minor performed by Wilbert Hazelzet and Musica Antiqua Koln; and after 8.00 Rachmanlnov's Suite No 2 played by Martha Argerich and Alexandre Rabinovitch (pianos).
With Stephanie Hughes.
Weill Suite: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Mariss Jansons
9.18 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, Op 19 William Kapell , NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Golschmann
9.47 Mozart Duo No 1 in G, K423
Mark Lubotsky (violin), Nobuko Imai (viola)
10.07 Copland Symphonic Ode
San Fransisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Philip Langridge 's entry into the world of opera was a natural step for a singer with a talent for acting. He talks to Joan Bakewell about the challenges and rewards of working on the stage. Music includes excerpts from Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress and Ravel's L'Enfant et les Sortileges.
With Richard Baker.
2: Jason. The story of today's musical navigator begins deep in northern Greece with a political challenge. To inherit his throne, Jason must bring home the Golden Fleece, hence the formation of the legendary sailor crew, the Argonauts. Their include all kinds of terrifying dangers, animal and marine, and Jason meets his nemesis in the shape of Medea, a from the far shores of the Sea. Music includes:
Cherubini Overture: Medea
Budapest Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lamberto Gardelli
Cavalli Delizie Contente
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Gyorgy Fischer (piano) Barber Suite: Medea Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Schenk
Plus arias and ensembles from Cavalli's opera Giasone conducted by Rene Jacobs.
Elgar and His Muses
Michael Kennedy explores Elgar's youthful response to the music of Wagner and introduces two contrasting works inspired by his holidays in Bavaria and Wales.
Concert Overture: Froissart
London Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Boult
Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands LSO, conductor Richard Hickox
Introduction and Allegro Sinfonia of London, conductor John Barbirolli Repeat
York Early Music Festival
In the first of four concerts given last month at the festival, the ensemble
Piffaro celebrate a typical late 15th-century Florentine carnival. They play a sequence of music for all manner of wind instruments, which bands might have played to accompany the colourful street processions at the time of the great patron Lorenzo de' Medici. Among his most loyal servants was the composer Heinrich Isaac , whose music is included in the concert.
Presented by Mark Rowlinson.
Another chance to hear last
Thursday's Prom, featuring a new work by HK Gruber and colourful music from featured composer Nielsen. Lisa Milne (soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Neal Davies (bass),
Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), Rnchley Children's Music Group,
Philharmonia Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi Nielsen Springtime on Funen
HK Gruber Aerial (BBC commission; first performance)
Tobias Two Sacred Choruses
Nielsen Suite: Aladdin
Thomas Allen 's Voices
Thomas Allen introduces the second of two programmes in which he talks about singers who have fired his imagination. This week he focuses on singers for the stage, including Gordon MacRea , Nelson Eddy , Edita Gruberova , Jon Vickers and Frank Sinatra.
Producer Adam Gatehouse
With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.00 Anne Sofie von Otter singing Che Faro senza Euridice? from Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice with the English Concert, director
Trevor Pinnock ; and after 6.30 Tchalkovsky's Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet played by the Berlin Philharmonic under Herbert von Karajan.
An intimate new work by Piers Hellawell is the centrepiece of tonight's Prom, which also celebrates the centenary of the first performance of Elgar's Enigma Variations. Plus Rachmaninov's last symphony, which balances the old with the new.
Clio Gould (violin), Philip Dukes (viola), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Rachmaninov Symphony No 3
8.10 The Enigma Variations
Celebrate Their 100th Birthday
Michael Berkeley and Anthony Payne discuss the significance of Elgar's
Enigma Variations 100 years on and assess their place in music history.
8.30 Piers Hellawell Inside Story
(BBC commission; first performance) Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
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Sleeping on a Volcano
Five personal European views on the legacy of 1848. After the dramatic events of the Paris uprisings in the spring of 1848, only a handful of countries resisted the call to revolt.
Gearoid 0 Tuathaigh explains how, despite famine, desperate poverty and political frustrations, revolution was averted in Ireland. Repeat
Irish Folksongs; Discovery;
Violin Sonata No 2. James Gilchrist
(tenor), John Constable (piano), Clio Gould (violin) Repeat
Dennis Marks , former general director of the English National Opera and longtime lover of Vienna, goes in search of the diverse roots of the city's cultural history. As the old world of a divided Europe recedes into the past and Austria regains a central position, which of Vienna's cultural traditions will predominate? Repeat
Alyn Shipton introduces the first part of a concert given in Cheltenham Town Hall by the Woody Herman
Thundering Herd led by Frank Tiberi.
With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Froberger Lamento Sopra la Morte Ferdinandi Ill
Jacques Ogg (harpsichord)
12.10 Bach Double Concerto in D minor, BWV1043 Lucy van Dael (violin), La Petite Bande , director Sigiswald Kuijken (violin)
12.25 Uszt Hymne de I'Enfant a Son Réveil Eva Andor (soprano), Hedi Lubik (harp), Gabor Lehotka (organ), Gyor Girls' Choir, conductor Mlklos Szabo
12.40 Arensky Suite No 4 for Two Pianos, Op 62 James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton
1.00 Jean-Pierre Canihac and William
Dongois (cornets) and Nicholas Parle (harpsichord/organ) play 17th-century cornet music by Frescobaldi, Donati, Cima, Fontana, Taeggio, Corradini, Bassano, Bovicelli and Scheidt, and solo harpsichord music by Byrd, Fontana and Inglott.
2.20 Haydn, arr Salomon Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise) Ensemble of the Classic Era
2.40 Fanny Mendelssohn Warum
Sind Denn die Rosen So Blass; Der Vorwurf; Erwin; Bitte;
Schwanenlied Elisabeth Glauser (mezzo), Erika Radermacher (piano)
2.50 Merlkanto Fantasy Finnish RSO, conductor Paavo Berglund
3.10 Debussy Estampes Roger Woodward (piano)
3.30 Toumier Images Erica Goodman (harp), Amadeus Ensemble
3.40 Hendrlk Andriessen Miroir de
Peine Netherlands Radio Chamber
Orchestra, conductor David Porcelijn
4.00 Mozart Requiem Soloists and Choir of the Mikhail Glinka Academy, St Petersburg, Slovenian RSO, conductor Vladislav Cernusenko
5.05 Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No 2 Danish National RSO, conductor Michael Schoenwandt
5.30 Smtt Concerto for Piano and Wind Ronald Brautigam , Netherlands RCO, conductor Ed Spanjaard
5.40 Rachmaninov Vocalise Desmond
Hoebig (cello). Andrew Tunis (piano)
5.50 Hildegard of Bingen
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