With Penny Gore.
Allegri, ed Willcocks Miserere Roy Goodman (treble),
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor David Wilcocks
6.35 Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
7.10Satie Sports et Divertissements Joanna MacGregor (piano)
7.35 Weber Grand Duo Concertant, Op 48 Michael Collins (clarinet), Kathryn Stott (piano)
8.00Eric Fenby Overture: Rossini on Ilkla Moor Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conductor Gavin Sutherland
8.30 Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2 Truls Mork, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, director Ion Brown
(1803-69). This week Donald Macleod looks at the life and career of Louis Hector
Berlioz, whose passionate, impulsive character yielded work that represents the high-water mark of Romantic music. Today he explores the beginnings of the composer's turbulent life and career. Le Maure Jaloux John Aler (tenor), Cord Garben (piano)
Overture: Les Francs Juges London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington Messe Solennelle (excerpt)
Gilles Cachemaille (bass-baritone), Monteverdi Choir,
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
La Mort de Cleopatre Janet Baker (mezzo),
Ambrosian Opera Chorus,
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson Producer Lyndon Jones (R)
The writer Fay Weldon , author of The Lives and Loves of a She-Devil and The Cloning of Joanna May , charts the development of her latest novel, Rhode Island Blues. Producer Anne Bristow
With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring choral works by Britten and recordings by Vladimir Horowitz.
Bach, transcr Busoni Chorale Prelude:
Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV599 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.11 Britten A Boy Was Born London Sinfonietta Chorus,
Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral, conductor Terry Edwards
10.42 Liszt Ballade No 2 in B minor
Vladimir Horowitz (piano) Producer Tony Cheevers
Edinburgh International Festival 2000 Sandy Burnett introduces British pianist Kathryn Stott and Norwegian cellist Truls Mork from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh. Miaskovsky Cello Sonata No 1 Prokofiev Cello Sonata, Op 119
11.50 Interval Talk: Donny O'Rourke -Poet in Residence
Resident poet Donny O'Rourke leaves the book festival tent for an afternoon to explore what the other festivals in Edinburgh have to offer.
12.10 Sibelius Malinconia
Grieg Cello Sonata in A minor, Op 36
From the Victoria and Albert Museum ,
London. Stephanie Hughes presents another in the series of Proms chamber concerts.
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet lbert Trois Pièces Breves
Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43 Berio Opus Number Zoo
Julio Medaglia Belle Epoque in Sud-America
Repeated Saturday 26 August lpm
Another chance to hear last Sunday's Prom. Christiane Oelze (soprano),
Cornelia Kallisch (mezzo), StigAndersen and Lothar Odinius (tenors), Rudolf Hartmann (baritone), Laszlo Polgar (bass),
Timothy Bond (organ), BBC Singers,
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Franz Welser-Most
Schmidt The Book with Seven Seals (R)
Skirts and Trousers. Michael White investigates the core pantomime element in opera -the trouser role - when a woman dresses up as a boy, and less often the reverse, when male characters dress in drag. Musical examples include excertps from operas by Mozart, Strauss and Handel. Producer Gwawr Owen
With Sean Rafferty. Music includes
Chopin's Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38, played by Murray Perahia ; at 5.45 Mozart's
Exsultate, Jubilate, K165, performed by Christine Schafer (soprano) with the Berlin Philharmonic under Claudio Abbado ; and at 6.40 Parry's Suite: Lady Radnor played by the London Symphony Orchestra under Adrian Boult.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. An eagerly awaited return to the Proms for the Berlin Philharmonic - one of the great world orchestras with a unique sound and style - and guest conductor
Bernard Haitink. The vast expanses of the Royal
Albert Hall will resound gloriously with two monumental works that lie in the heart of the German repertoire.
Berlin PO, conductor Bernard Haitink
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
7.50 Twenty Minutes: Acting Up
The second of three programmes this week in which writer David Hare reads from his diary of experiences acting in New York.
8.10 Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E Repeated Monday 4 September 2pm
Kevin Jackson presents a profile of the Victorian writer, artist and cultural critic John Ruskin , who died 100 years ago.
Ruskin was admired by Tolstoy, translated by Proust and an inspiration to Gandhi, but his moral vision has made him largely unpalatable to modern readers. However, a growing number of people argue that it is time to read Ruskin again. (R)
Andras Schiff completes his cycle of Bach English Suites in a recital given on Saturday at the Ulster Hall.
Bach English Suites: No 2 in A minor, BWV80 7; No 4 in F, BWV809; No 6 in D minor, BWV811
. A selection of chansons by the 16th-century French composer performed by Ensemble Clement Janequin.
With Jonathan Swain. Alfven Swedish
Rhapsody No 1 (Midsummer Vigil) 12.20am Bloch Visions et Prophécies 12.30 Schumann Cello Concerto in A minorl.00 Saint-
Saens Fantaisie for flute and harp Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp Bax Elegiac Trio Prokofiev Flute Sonata, Op 94 2.05 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48 2.40 Strauss Ewig Einsam ; Wenn Du Einst die Gauen (Guntram) 2.50 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 3.35
Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K166 3.45 Haydn Arietta and 12 Variations, H XVII 3 4.10
Praetorius Meihe Seele Erhebt den Herrn
(Puericinium)4.30 Grieg Holberg Suite 4.50 Dukas Villanelle 5.00 Alexis Contant La
Charmeuse Dohnanyi Passacaglia, Op 48 No 15.10 Kiami A Folk Song 5.20 Vivaldi Sonata in C for oboe, violin and continuo, RV799 5.35 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A