With Penny Gore.
Rutter What Sweeter Music
Clare College Choir, conductor Tim Brown
6.30 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) Maxim Vengerov , Itamar Golan (piano)
7.00 Handel Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest, HWV258
Choir of Westminster Abbey, English Concert, conductor Simon Preston
7.10 Sullivan Cello Concerto in D
Julian Lloyd Webber , London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.00 Dellus Winternacht
RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
8.45 Sibelius Karelia Suite Philharmonia
Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
With Donald Macleod.
Rachmaninov's strenous concert tours meant that he had little time to compose, but during the summer of 1935 he produced his final symphony. Serenade, Op 3 No 5 The Composer (piano)
Symphony No 3 in A minor BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Prelude in C sharp minor (arr for two pianos) John Ogdon and Brenda Lucas (pianos)
Stephen Cleobury , director of music at
King's College, Cambridge, prepares this year's Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.
With Stephanie Hughes.
Uszt Gnomenreigen John Ogdon (piano)
10.08 Duparc Extase ; Le Manoirde Rosamunde; Serenade Florentine
Sarah Walker (mezzo), Thomas Allen (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
10.17 Adam Giselle (Act 1)
LSO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.55 Busoni Fantasia Contrappuntistica John Ogdon (piano)
Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music 1999 Lucie Skeaping presents a recital given at St John's, Smith Square, in June.
Elisabeth Scholl (soprano), Andreas Scholl (countertenor), St James 's Baroque Players, director Harry Bicket
Handel Overture and Menuet; Dove Sei , Amato Bene!; lo T'Abbraccio (Rodelinda); Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11;
Mio Caro Bene !; Vivi, Tiranno (Rodelinda); Tutto Puo Donna Vezzosa; Piangero la Sorta Mia; Aure, Deh, per Pieta; Carol Bella ! Piu Amabile Belta (Giulio Cesare )
A recital given in June at this year's
Aldeburgh Festival. Skampa Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135
Smetana String Quartet No 2 in D minor (R)
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Bridge Suite: The Sea
Britten Les Illuminations
Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor) Britten Men of Goodwill
Walton Cello Concerto
Julian Lloyd Webber , conductor Rumon Gamba
Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
Great Pianists of the Century
The first of two programmes in which Piers Lane looks back at some of this century's great pianists. Today's programme includes performances by Josef Hoffman , Van Cliburn , Vladimir Sofronitsky and William Kapell. Producer Chris Wines
An uninterrupted selection of Christmas music through the ages.
4: Brass. Konnie Huq meets the brass players of the BBC Philharmonic and finds which pieces really show off their instruments. Examples include
John Williams 's Star Wars March and Kodaly's Suite: HaryJanos. Plus Simon Thomas 's Instrument Fact File and a look at what
Britten wrote for brass in The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.
Gillian Weir. Joan Bakewell talks to the organist Gillian Weir. One of today's foremost artists, Gillian Weir is in demand not only as a performer but also as an adjudicator, lecturer, teacher, broadcaster and writer. Music in today's programme includes a complete performance of Stanford's Concert Piece. (R)
HC Robbins Landon talks to Ivan Hewett about the differences between French, Italian and German music and culture.
A celebration of the musicals of Jerome Kern, starring Rebecca Caine, Marie McLaughlin, Jerry Hadley and George Dvorsky, held earlier this year at the Peacock Theatre in London as part of the BOC Covent Garden Festival.
Maida Vale Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John McGinn, director Paul Curran. Songs performed include Bill (Oh, Lady, Lady), Look for the Silver Lining (Sally), The Bullfrog Patrol (She's a Good Fellow), Make Believe (Show Boat), Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Roberta), The Way You Look Tonight (Swing Time) and All the Things You Are (Very Warm for May).
4: 1948-52: Revue and Reviewing
A selection of English songs from the 1920s with string accompaniment.
Vaughan Williams Merciless Beauty Philip Langridge (tenor),
Members of the Endellion Quartet
Bernard van Dieren Song (The Cenci); Rhapsodia Ludmilla Andrew (soprano), Emperor Quartet
Warlock S/eepJohn Mark Ainsley (tenor), Leo Phillips and Elizabeth Wexler (violins), Roger Chase (viola),
Christopher van Kampen (cello)
Verity Sharp introduces works by Schnrttke and Gorecki, and traditional music from Russia and Poland.
Alyn Shipton talks to jazz pianist
Cyrus Chestnut about his career accompanying singer Betty Carter and his work on the Robert Altman film Kansas City. Rrst broadcast earlierthis year. (R)
With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Kuula Chanson sans Paroles, Op 22 No 1 12.10 Englund Violin Sonata
12.30 Kvemo Corpus Christi Carol "Missa Fidei Mysterii "12.50 Gershwin Piano
Preludes 1.00 Englund Suite: The White
Reindeer; Piano Concerto No 2; Symphony No 4 (Nostalgic) 2.05 Shostakovich Two Preludes and Fugues 2.20 Bach Violin
Sonata in G minor, BWV1001 2.35 Pekiel Missa Pulcherrima 3.05 Stradella Sinfonia in D minor3.15 Anon, 17th century Seven Sonatas 3.35 Glinka, reconstrShebalin Symphony on Two Russian Themes 3.45 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos from "Cosi Fan
Tutte" 3.55 Schumann Faschingsschwank aus Wien; Fantasiebilder, Op 264.20
Schubert Symphony No 3 in D4.45 Flurry Three Pieces 4.55 Tchaikovsky Chistmas Eve (Les Caprices d'Oxane) 5.00 Strauss Till Eulenspiegel 5.20 Eller Three Pieces
(Five Pieces for Strings) 5.35 Suk A Tale of Winter's Evening 5.50 Gould Windjammer