With Penny Gore.
Bach Lute Suite in E minor, BWV996 John Williams (guitar)
6.35 Mozart Concerto in Ffortwo pianos, K242 (arr the Composer from Concerto for three pianos) Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu , English Chamber Orchestra
7.00 Rachmaninov Danse Hongroise in D minor, Op 6 No 2 Kyung-Wha Chung (violin), Itamar Golan (piano)
7.05 Dohnanyi American Rhapsody BBCPO, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.30 Beethoven Variations on National
Airs, Op 105 Olli Mustonen (piano)
8.00 Handel Tra le Fiamme, HWV1 70 Emma Kirkby (soprano),
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord)
With Donald Macleod.
Fugue for orchestra
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Three English Songs Bernard Dickerson
(baritone), Richard Rodney Bennett (piano) Portsmouth Point Peter Lawson (piano)
Dialogue between Tom Filuter and His Man by Ned the Dog Stealer
Roderick Kennedy (bass), Peter Lawson (piano)
Ballet: A Wedding Bouquet
RTE Chamber Choir and Sinfonietta, conductor Kenneth Alwyn
Patrick Barlow , the actor, writer and founder of the National Theatre of Brent, talks about his latest project - adapting a novel for a television film.
With Stephanie Hughes.
Beethoven Overture: Fidelio
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.13 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90 Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
10.26 Puccini Floria. ... Amore.... Tosca, Finalmente Mia ! (Tosca, Act 2)
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
10.49 Biber Battalia
Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.57 Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat (Drumroll) La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
Shakespeare in Music
4: Comedies. Christopher Cook continues his survey of musical responses to Shakespeare's plays.
Berlioz Overture: Beatrice et Benedict
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mann
Walton As You Like It
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Barlow
Britten Bottom 's Dream (A Midsummer Night's Dream) Christopher Maltman (baritone), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Kok
Komgold Suite: Much Ado about Nothing BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Christian Gansch
Finzi Moth ; Hunt; Quodlibet (Love's
Labour's Lost) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Barlow Elgar Falstaff
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Chris de Souza introduces the fourth concert in the Holy Week series from the Temple Church, London. Todaythe Hilliard Ensemble perform Gesualdo's Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk , Elizabeth Layton (violin)
Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements Walton Violin Concerto
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
Lucie Skeaping explores the rich repertoire of music written forthe celebration of Easter and Passiontide in Europe. Including works by Bach, Victoria and Lassus. Producer Christina Pritchard
With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.30 Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor,
BWV1041, played by Jaap Schroder with the Academy of Ancient Music under
Christopher Hogwood ; at 6.00 Walton's prelude for orchestra Granada performed by the London Philharmonic under Bryden Thomson ; and at 6.40 Dvorak's Drobnosti for two violins and viola, Op 75a, played by members of the Chilingirian Quartet.
The Passion of Christ
A concert given earlier this month in Canterbury Cathedral. Nicholas Cleobury conaucts me btsu singers ana drraen
Sinfonia in music for Passiontide by the Spanish Renaissance composer Tomas Luis de Victoria alongside works from our own century, including James MacMillan 's intensely spiritual and radiant setting of Christ's words from the Cross. BBC Singers, Britten Sinfonia , conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Victoria Tenebrae Factae Sunt;
Tradiderunt Me; Caligaverunt Oculi Mei
(Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday) Barber Adagio for
Strings Shostakovich , arr Barshai Chamber Symphony for strings,
OpllOa James MacMillan Seven Last Words from the Cross
Artur Balsam and Gena Raps play a selection of Dvorak's Slavonic Dances in their original version for piano duet.
Laura Cumming discusses one of the literary events of the year- the new novel from Saul Bellow. At the heart of Ravelstein is the story of philosopher and writer Abe Ravelstein , loosely based on one of Bellow's former colleagues. The novel has already caused debate in America, and Laura Cumming and her guests give theirverdict tonight. And acclaimed Hungarian director Istvan Szabo talks about his new film Sunshine, which follows the fortunes of a Hungarian-Jewish family over 50 years. Plus another selection of arts sites on the internet.
Verity Sharp introduces music from the album Talking Timbuktu, which features guiarists Ry Cooder and Ali FarkaToure. Plus Arvo Part's song of penitence,
Miserere, sung by the Hilliard Ensemble.
With Jonathan Swain. Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60 12.15 Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet: Suite No 212.40 Paganini
Sonata in A minorl2. 50 Durante Concerto No 5 in Ai-00 Respighi Trittico Botticelliano Grazyna Bacewicz Violin Concerto No 1;
Pensieri Nottumi Poulenc Sinfonietta 2.20 Glick The Hour Has Come (A Choral
Symphony) 2.30 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042 2.45 Weiss Suite No 17 in Fminor
3.20 Grieg Holberg Suite 3.45 Handel
Ballet Music: Terpsichore 3.55 Gretry Le Jugement de Midas (excerpts) 4.35 Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K41 7 4. 50 Bach Fantasia in A minor, BWV922 5.00
Poulenc Sept Chansons: No 1 5.20 Mozart Symphony No 28 in C 5.50 Wagner, arr
Humperdinck Good Friday Music (Parsifal)