With Fiona Talkington.
CPE Bach Keyboard Sonata in A minor, Wq49 No 1 (Wurttemburgj
6.45 Ippolitov-lvanov Armenian Rhapsody
7.00 Massenet Scenes Alsaciennes
7.45 Milhaud Quatre Visages for viola and piano, Op 238
8.00 Reger An die Hoffnung
8.25 Moeran Nocturne
With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Peter Paul Nash recommends a version of Janacek's String Quartets.
10.35 David Huckvale reviews new releases of film music, including
Komgold's score for Devotion and music by Bernard Hermann , Alfred Newman , Miklos Rozsa and Georges Auric.
11.00 An interview with composer Harrison Birtwistle , who talks about
Clocks- his piece for solo piano, which has just been recorded by Joanna MacGregor as well as his operas Punch and Judy and The Mask of Orpheus.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Bach St Matthew Passion Ian Bostridge (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (bass), Sibylla Rubens (soprano), Andreas Scholl
(countertenor), Werner Giira (tenor), Dietrich Henschel (bass), Choir and Orchestra of Collegium Vocale, Gent, director Philippe Herreweghe
Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle
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Michael Berkeley 's guest today is writer and sailor Jonathan Raban , who now lives in Seattle, and who has won many literary prizes for his work. His most recent book, Passage to Juneau: a Sea and Its
Meanings, was published last November. His musical choices include sacred music by Bach and Elgar, choral works by Mozart and Britten, Schubert's Trout Quintetand Don McLean 's American Pie.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson
John Tusa introduces today's concerts, which continue the BBC Symphony Orchestra's special weekend devoted to the music of Kurt Weill.
1.00 Weill for Orchestra. The first of today's concerts from the Barbican,
London, forms an orchestral centrepiece to the weekend.
BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis Weill Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
Der Neue Orpheus Kathryn Harries (soprano), Michael Davis (violin)
1.50 Bertolt Brecht: Poems and Songs
1: Of Poor BB. Famous as one of the major playwrights of the 20th century, Bertolt Brecht is now seen as perhaps Germany's greatest modern poet. In the first of two programmes today Adrian Mitchell explores Brecht's early poems. The readers are Maria Friedman and John Agard.
2.10 Weill Vom Tod im Wald Alastair Miles (bass) Symphony No 2
3.00 Bertolt Brecht: Poems and Songs 2: Germany: a Bad Time for Poetry
The second of the day's readings from
Brecht explores his poetry under the Nazis.
3.30 The Chamber Works. A programme of chamber music from the 1920s, illustrating Weill's growing individuality as a composer, given in St Giles, Cripplegate, London. Nash Ensemble/Martyn Brabbins, Nancy Argenta (soprano), Paul Watkins (cello), BBC Singers, New London
Children's Choir/Stephen Cleobury Weill Frauentanz, Op 10; Recordare. (Lamentations); Cello Sonata; Bastille Musik
With Geoffrey Smith.
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Alyn Shipton traces Count Basie's band's progress to New York via Chicago. Harry
Edison and Buddy Tate share memories of the saxophonist Lester Young , and Al Grey recalls the impact of the band's singer Jimmy Rushing. Producer Derek Drescher
Live from the Met: Rigoletto
A star-studded cast perform Verdi's opera, in which the court jester, Rigoletto, is tricked into kidnapping his own daughter and delivering her to the philandering Duke of Mantua, with whom she falls in love.
When Rigoletto decides to seek revenge by plotting the Duke's murder, the curse ensures the worst outcome for his plans.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera/Vladimir Jurowski Act
7.30 Wonderful Town Miles Warde visits
Leon Botstein , music director of the American Symphony Orchestra.
7.55 Act 2
8.25 The Met Opera Quiz Brian Zeger puts listeners' questions to Steven Blier , Phillip Gainsley and Bridget Paolucci.
8.55 Act 3
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South Crofty mine in Cornwall closed in 1999 - not only the last tin mine to close in Cornwall, but the last working tin mine in Europe. Voices of miners and their families are woven into a text by Nick Darke and music by Jim Carey.
With contributions from Geoff Sullivan, Mark Kaczmarek, Imogen Kaczmarek and Karla Riekstins. Singer/harpist Rachel Heiffer. Cellist Ben Hoadley. Director Claire Grove
Ute Lemper Sings Kurt Weill
Songs from Weill's stage works. Ute Lemper, Matrix Ensemble, conductor Robert Ziegler
Jez Nelson introduces saxophonist Michael Brecker recorded in concert at Ronnie Scott's. Brecker is joined by Larry Goldings (organ), Adam Rogers (guitar) and Idris Muhammed (drums), playing music from Brecker's latest album on Verve records, Time Is of the Essence. And in an extended interview Brecker looks back on 30 years in jazz. Producer Steve Shepherd
With Susan Sharpe. Vivaldi Sinfonia in G,
RV149; Concerto in G minor, RV393
Vivaldi, reconstr Cassignol Concerto in G, RV312 Locatelli Concerto Grosso in E flat. Op 4 No 6 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in E minor. Op 3 No 3 Vivaldi Concerto in B minor, RV580 2.10 Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor, BWV1 06 7 2.30 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor3.15 CPE
Bach Flute Concerto in G, Wql 69 3.40 Uszt Csardas Macabre 3.55 Goldmark
String Quartet 4.3 5Dupré Versetson "Ave Maris Stella " 4.45 Kuula The Hiisa Slaves
Entice 5.00 Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni
5.10 JM Bach LiebsterJesu, HorMein Flehen 5.20 Fesch Concerto in G, Op 5 No 3
5.30 Brade Consort Music