With Tommy Pearson.
Gershwin Lullaby Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, conductor Erich Kunzl
I 6.45 Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May
Night Scottish NO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.00 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E, Op 8 No 1 (Spring) (The Four Seasons) Trondheim
Soloists, director Anne-Sophie Mutter(violin)
7.45 Saint-Saens Africa
RPO, conductor Andre Previn
8.00 Telemann Concerto in D for three trumpets, two oboes and strings English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
8.25 Dvorak Serenade in E for strings, Op 22 LPO, conductor Christopher Hogwood
Five programmes this week in which
Donald Macleod sorts out fact from fiction in the life and works of Isaac Albeniz in the light of a new biography. Did the composer really stow away as a boy on an Atlantic steamer? Today's programme i ends with the first book from Albeniz's masterpiece, Iberia.
Pavana-Capricho in E minor, Op 12; Bajo la Palmera (Cantos de Espana) Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
Concierto Fantastico in A minor, Op 78
(orch Trayter) Aldo Ciccolini (piano), RPO, conductor Enrique Batiz
Iberia, Book 1 Alicia de Larrocha (piano) Producer Andrew Lyle
Five programmes in which
Brendan Kennelly , professor of modern literature at Trinity College, Dublin, and a bestselling poet in Ireland, delves into his notebooks and journals to describe his work in progress, Guff. 1: The Start of Guff Producer Paul Dodgson
With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring Mozart's Piano Concertos Nos 18-22 and recordings by August Wenzinger.
Telemann Conclusion in B flat (Tafelmusik, Production III) Schola Cantorum
Basiliensis, director August Wenzinger
10.08 Mendelssohn Two Songs without Words Murray Perahia (piano)
10.14 Erlebach Overture-Suite in C
Gustav Scheck (recorder),
Scheck-Wenzinger Chamber Music Circle
10.23 Mozart Piano Concerto No 18 in Bflat, K456 English ChamberOrchestra, director Murray Perahia (piano)
10.53 Marais Sujet Diverisifie in G (Book 1, 1686) August Wenzinger (viola da gamba solo), Eduard Muller (harpsichord),
Hannelore Muller (viola da gamba continuo)
11.02 Strauss Metamorphosen Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler Producer Nick Morgan
A Week at the Ballet
Some of the greatest composers have written forthe ballet, most prominently
Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky. David Bintley, director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, presents a week of programmes tracing some of the highlights of this rich but often neglected repertoire. 1: France: a Tradition Is Born. Today the BBC Concert Orchestra under Barry Wordsworth perform excerpts from Herold's La Fille Mal Gardee, Adam's Giselle, Delibes's Coppelia, Messager's Les Deux Pigeons and Massenet's Le Cid. Producer Adam Gatehouse
Stephanie Hughes introduces this week's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Canadian pianist Louis Lortie comes to the Wigmore Hall in an all-Schubert programme.
Schubert Four Impromptus, D899; Wanderer Fantasy in C, D760 Repeated next Saturday lpm
This week featuring Vaughan Williams's symphonies.
Bridge Suite: The Sea
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Ravel Piano Concerto for the left hand
Peter Donohoe , conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony
(Symphony No 1) Sarah Leonard (soprano), Paul Whelan (bass), Huddersfield Choral Society, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Sussex Summers. Michael White celebrates the opening of the new season at Glyndebourne with recordings of some Of its greatest moments. Producer Bill Lloyd
With Sean Rafferty , whose guests include early music group the Palladian Ensemble. Music includes at 5.05 Verdi's Overture:
Luisa Miller played by the BBC Philharmonic under Edward Downes ; at 5.40 Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending played by Pinchas Zukerman (violin) with the ECO under Daniel Barenboim ; and at 6.05 Ethel Smyth 's Overture: The Wreckers played by the SNO under Alexander Gibson.
Another chance to hear one of the highlights from last year's Proms. This highly acclaimed performance of Bernstein's
Wonderful Town is a witty story about two sisters from Ohio who come to the Big Apple in search of fame and fortune.
London Voices, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conductor Simon Rattle (R)
The second of two programmes this week featuring film music by Alan Rawsthorne. BBCPO , conductor Rumon Gamba
Rawsthorne, arr Gerard Schurmann
Suite: Burma Victory; Suite: Captive Heart
In conversation with Jonathan Bate - author of a new ecological reading of English literature The Song of the Earth - poet
Robert Crawford and geographer Stephen Daniels , Lynda Nead discusses how prose and poetry over 300 years have reflected and shaped our sense of the natural world. And in the first of a week-long series on Britain's lesser known museums, Night Waves explores Kilmartin House, Argyll.
Fiona Talkington begins a month of late-night music for May with Flemish dances and Christopher Fox 's A-N-N-A Blossom Time. Producer Antony Pitts
With Jonathan Swain. Bo Holten Nordic
Suite 12.15 Grieg, orch Hans Sitt Four Norwegian Dances, Op 35 12.35
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 11.00
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 201.30
Durufle Requiem 2.15 Dupre Concerto in E minor, Op 312.35 Bach Trio Sonata in D minor, BWV527 7 2.50 Handel Piangero la Sorte Mia, Si Crudele (Giulio Cesare )
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 Le Club 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 EAL Let's Make a Story 4.15 Together Stories
Flute Concerto No 1 in A minor, Wq
1664.55 Paganlni Sonata in C minor for violin and guitar 5.05 Ibert Trois Pieces Breves
5.15 Gershwin An American in Paris 5.35
Ravel, arr Kain Pavane pourune Infante Defunte 5.45 Debussy Images, Book 2