With Edward Seckerson.
Monteverdi Venite , Videte Maria Cristina Kiehr (soprano), Concerto
Soave, conductor Jean-Marc Aymes
6.45 Finzi Elegy Levon Chilingirian (violin), Clifford Benson (piano)
7.00 Fibich Spring, Op 13
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Frantisek Vajnar
7.30 Goldmark Violin Concerto
Joshua Bell, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
8.00 Nielsen Overture: Helios
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.35 Debussy Iberia (Images)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conductor Bernard Haitink
Offenbach Overture: La Fille du Tambour-
Major Vienna SO, conductor Bruno Weil
9.15 Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D, BWV1054 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
9.35 Ernest Farrar Rhapsody No 1: The Open Road Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Alasdair Mitchell
9.50 G Gabrieli Sonata XX a 22 The King's Consort, director Robert King
10.00 Cimarosa, arr Benjamin Oboe Concerto in C minor Nicholas Daniel , Peterborough String Orchestra
10.10 J Strauss (son) Waltz:
Fruhlingstimmen Rita Streich (soprano), Berlin Royal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kurt Gaebel
10.25 Howells Paradise Rondel
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
10.35 Bach Cantata No 212: MerHahn en
Neue Oberkeet (Peasant Cantata) Elly Ameling (soprano), Siegmund
Nimsgern (bass), Collegium Aureum
11.10 Verdi Dance Music (Aida) BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Edward Downes
11.30 Finzi Clarinet Concerto
Emma Johnson , Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
12.00 Bernstein Three Dance Episodes (On the Town) St Louis Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin Producer Sarah Devonald
As Deborah Warner's staging of the St John
Passion opens at English National Opera, Ivan Hewett looks at the connections between music and theatre in Bach's music and also discusses whether Pierre Boulez, who turns 75 this weekend, has cast a shadow over the contemporary music scene.
Rptd from yesterday 12 noon
Radio 3's celebration of the music of Bach brings together performances from seven different countries, coordinated by the European Broadcasting Union. Introduced by Anthony Burton.
From the Chapel of the Episcopal Seminar in Ghent, a selection of motets by Bach and the Flemish and German composers who influenced him, such as Lassus and Hassler.
Currende, director Erik van Nevel
From Austrian Radio, Vienna, a selection of music from the Klavierbuchlein which Bach and his family would have played at home. The concert includes the aria Schlummert Ein, Ihr Matter Augen (Anna Magdalena Notebook). Gundula Anders (soprano), Wolf Matthias Friedrich (bass), Wolfgang Gluxam (harpsichord)
From the Garnisons Kirke in Copenhagen, one of Bach's best-loved motets, Singet dem Herrn. BWV225, plus vocal works by Schutz and Buxtehude. Bine Bryndorf (organ), Danish National Radio Choir, director Stefan Parkman
From the Chapelle Royale at Versailles a concert featuring chamber music by Rameau and Bach.
Ensemble Baroque de Limoges, director Christophe Coin
6.00 United Kingdom
The BBC's own contribution to this special day features the Palladian Ensemble in a concert from St Paul 's Church in Knightsbridge.
Pamela Thorby (recorder), Rachel Podger (violin), Susanne Heinrich (viola da gamba), William Carter (archlute/theorbo) Bach Trio Sonata in G, BWV530 Abel Viola da Gamba Sonata
Handel Trio Sonata in F, Op 2 No 4 Bach Trio Sonata in C, BWV529
From Lugano in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, a concert reflecting Bach's interest in Italy, including the motet Tilge, Hochster, Meine Sunden. Nancy Argenta (soprano), Guillemette Laurens (mezzo), Duilio Galfetti (violin), Ensemble I Barocchisti, Swiss Radio Chorus, director Diego Fasoiis
A concert from the Pierre Mercure Hall in Montreal, featuring five of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos in an edition prepared by Gregory Butler, which returns to the original sources for a reassessment of these famous works.
Ensemble Arion, director Hank Knox
Brandenburg Concertos: No 4 in G,
BWV1 049; No 6 in B flat, BWV1051;
No 5 in D, BWV1050; No 1 in F, BWV1046; No 3 in G, BWV1048
Brian Kay on 250 years of Bach: page 48
The Almeida Theatre's production of Neil Labute 's trilogy of one-act plays. Medea Redux
A woman tells of her relationship with her high-school teacher.
Iphigenia in Orem
A businessman confesses his crime to a stranger in a Las Vegas hotel.
A Gaggle of Saints
A Mormon couple's account of violence at a party in New York.
Directed for the stage by Joe Mantello Producer Mary Peate
Gordon Fergus-Thompson performs a selection of piano preludes by Scriabin.
In the last of the series, Areg Hijjawi meets singer Walid Toufic , who devotes much of his time to patriotic causes in Lebanon, yet his popularity extends across the Arab world.
A concert of music for brass and organ, recorded at the 1995 St Albans Festival, including works by Koechlin and Rossini. Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (organ), Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, director Christopher Larkin (R)
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Boris Papandopulo Croatian Mass in D minor, Op 86 2.05 Marius Flothius
Sonnet, Op 92.15 Lutoslawski Symphony No 2 2.45 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 46
3.25 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581
3.55 Giacches de Wert Peccavi super
Numerum Morales Andreas Christi Famulus
4.05 Mion Suite: Nitetis 4.25 Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 4 in G 5.05 Bach
Prelude, BWV998 VillchLobos Guitar Etudes Nos 1 and 2 5.15 Boccherini Harpsichord
Concerto in E flat 5.35Scbubert Nur Wer die
Sennsucht Kennt , D 8 77 No 4; Bei DirAllein
5.40 Haydn Symphony No 11 in Eflat