With Penny Gore.
Benda Violin Sonata in A minor
Simon Standage , Collegium Musicum 90
6.55 Saint-Saens Romance in F, Op 36 Radovan Vlatkovic (horn),
Paris Orchestral Ensemble, conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow
7.00 Rameau Overture: Les Fetes d'Hebe
Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
7.40 Hummel Piano Trio in E flat, Op 96 Borodin Trio
8.00 Weber Overture: Oberon
Hanover Band, conductor Roy Goodman
8.50 Albeniz, orch Arbos Navarra Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
This week Donald Macleod examines
Schumann's final years.
2: Early Days in Dusseldorf (1850-51)
Schumann had reservations about moving to Dusseldorf as municipal director of music - not least the proximity of the lunatic asylum - but his relationship with the municipal orchestra and choir was initially afruitfulone.
FunfStucke im Volkston, Op 102 Nos 1-3 Steven Isserlis (cello),
Christoph Eschenbach (piano)
Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish)
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Overture: Die Braut von Messina
Polish National RSO, conductor Johannes Wildner
The choreographer Matthew Bourne talks about his new production, The Car Man, which opens on tourthis week. It is based on the story of The Postman Always Rings Twice and set to the music of Carmen, arranged by Terry Davies.
With Jonathan Swain.
Sibelius Pohjola 's Daughter
LSO, conductor Robert Kajanus
10.19 Bach Cantata No 202: Weichet Nur, Betrubte Schatten (Wedding Cantata)
Elly Ameling (soprano), Collegium Aureum
10.44 Dvorak Czech Suite, Op 39 Detroit SO, conductor Antal Dorati
11.08 Poulenc Sextet
Jacques Fevrier (piano), Paris Wind Quintet
Utrecht Festival of Early Music
Lucie Skeaping introduces further highlights from last year's festival, concentrating today on one of the festival's themes, the music of the French Baroque. Charpentier Te Deum
Le Concert Spirituel, director Herve Niquet Desmarest La Diane de Fontainebleu
Soloists, La Simphoniedu Marais, director Hugo Reyne
A recital of virtuoso vocal and instrumental music from the time of Leonardo da Vinci.
Including contrasting instrumental settings of the dance La Spagna and a group of pieces by Agricola, Josquin and Tinctoris based on a song famous in the 15th century- Hayne van Ghizeghem 's De Tous Biens Plaine.
Virelai: Catherine King (mezzo), William Lyons (flute/recorder), Jacob Heringman (lute/viol), Susanna Pell (viol/lute) (R)
Ian Tracey (organ), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Guilmant Symphony No 2 in A for organ and orchestra
Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor Bizet Carmen: Suite No 1
Wldor Symphony No 3 in E minor for organ
lain Burnside introduces a recital of 20th-century English song given by the young English soprano and Kathleen Ferrier
Award-winner Emma Bell , accompanied by Susie Allan.
Moeran Seven Poems of James Joyce ; Six Poems of Seamus O'Sullivan
Quilter Seven Elizabethan Lyrics, Op 12 Britten The Brisk Young Widow; 0 Waly Waly; Sweet Polly Oliver ; The Ash Grove; Come You Not from Newcastle
Producer Clive Portbury
The young Swedish pianist Peter Jablonski studied both piano and percussion before taking up his professional career. He has already won an Edison prize for his recordings. Sean Rafferty talks to the pianist as he prepares for an all-Russian programme with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Music includes at 5.45
Arensky's Suite No 1 in F.Op 15, performed by pianists Stephen Coombs and Ian Munro ; at 6.10 Bruch's Canzone, Op 55, played by cellist Ofra Harnoy with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under
Charles Mackerras ; and at 6.35 Kodaly's Suite: HaryJanos performed by the Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer.
On the eve of the new millennium Radio 3 devoted its daytime schedule to an 18-hour-long broadcast surveying 2,000 years of western music, from an era before plainchant to today's computer-driven composition and music-making. In Cook's Tour, Christopher Cook revisits this acclaimed broadcast and presents his own highlights, as well as those requested by listeners. The result is a condensed version with a new twist, punctuated by news bulletins from bygone ages, and discussions and performances which free up the historical imagination to trace the musical connections between one generation and another. Producer Joanne Whitworth
If the 19th century paved the way for what
Thomas Hardy called God's funeral, the late 20th century seemed intent on resurrection. Richard Coles examines the emergence in religious traditions of the militant piety that has come to be known as fundamentalism. Plus a review of Sofia Coppola's debut film as director, The Virgin Suicides, set in the seventies and starring Kathleen Turner as the mother of five daughters.
Verity Sharp introduces sounds from around the globe, including electronica from Brian Eno , percussion from James Wood and the voice of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Nusrat Fateh Ali
With Susan Sharpe. Bach Sarabande for lute, BWV1000 12.10 Schubert German
Dances, D 78312.20 Haydn Symphony No 102 in B flat 12.45 Zelenskl Overture: In theTatras, Op 27 1.00 Weiss Prelude; Toccata and Allegro in G Bach Sonata in G minor, BWV1001 Weiss Partita in DminorBaeh Partita in E, BWV1006a Hopkinson Smith (lute) 2.05 Telemann Cantata: Alles Redet Jetzt und Singet 2.30 Tobias Piano
Sonatina No I in A flat 2.40 Hans Gel Serenade for Strings, Op 46
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move 3.35
Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop: Victorian Drama 4.10 The Song Tree
Overture: The Thieving Magpie 4.45
Svendson Overture; Episode (Carnival in Paris, Op 9) 5.00 Durante Concerto per
Quartetto No 3 in E flat 5.10 Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variations 5.30 Alfredo Casella Barcarola e Scherzo 5.40 Weber Andante and Rondo Ungarese in C minor, Op 35
5.50 Shostakovich Festive Overture, Op 96