Penny Gore. Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
6.45 Beethoven Romance in G, Op 40 David Oistrakh (violin),
RPO, conductor Eugene Goosens
7.00 Myslivecek Octet No 1
Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble
7.45 Debussy Cello Sonata Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten (piano)
8.00 Britten An American Overture
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
8.35 Gluck Ballet: Semiramis Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weil
With Donald Macleod. Afterwinningthe
Prix de Rome, Berlioz was obliged to spend two years at the Villa Medici. But his stay in Italy proved unexpectedly fruitful, and Italy became an important source of inspiration. Overture: Roman Carnival
BBCPO, conductor VassilySinaisky Harold in Italy (excerpt) Nobuko Imai
(viola), John Alldis Choir,
LSO, conductor Colin Davis
Lelio, ou Le Retoura à la Vie, Op 14b (excerpt) Jean-Louis Barrault (narrator), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Overture: King Lear BBCPO, conductor VassilySinaisky (R)
This week novelist Fay Weldon talks about the technique of writing her newest novel,
Rhode Island Blues, and discusses what is involved in the whole process of novel writing and what it is like for the novelist when the work is completed.
With Stephanie Hughes.
Brahms Hungarian Dances Nos 19-21 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
10.12 Britten A Ceremony of Carols Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Enid Simon (harp), conducted by the Composer
10.35 Rachmaninov Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 36 Vladimir Horowitz
From the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh. The Zehetmair Quartet make their festival debut with the first of two concerts.
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 74 No 1
Karl Amadeus Hartmann String Quartet No 2
12.00 Interval Talk: Festival Insight
Peter Martins , the ballet master in chief of the New York City Ballet, talks to Christopher Bowen and answers questions from a live festival audience.
12.20 Schumann String Quartet in F, Op 41 No 2 See Friday 11am
Petroc Trelawny introduces a recital by Frangois-Frederic Guy (piano), given last month in the ballroom of the Palace Hotel, Buxton, as part of the festival. Brahms Four Ballades, Op 10
Beethoven Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)
Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue No 24
Another chance to hear last Thursday's Prom. Natalie Dessay (soprano),
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Louis Langree
Haydn Symphony No 44 in E minor (Trauer) Mozart Vanne T'Affretta.... Ah Se il Crudel Periglio (Lucio Silla ); Vorrei Spiegarvi , Oh Dio, K418; Traurigkeit; Marten alter Arten (Die Entfuhrungaus dem Serail)
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F (R)
From the Chapel of Merton College,
Oxford. Responses (Neary). The Blessing of Light. Gloria in Excelsis Deo, BWV243a (Bach). Responsorial Psalm 141 (John Harper ). Psalm 107, wl-22 (Bairstow). First Lesson: 2 Samuel 12, wl-25. The Song of Christ's Glory (PereGouzes).
Second Lesson: Acts 2, wl-13. Magnificat Primi Toni (Victoria). Lord's Prayer(Rimsky-Korsakov). Anthem: A New Beginning
(Tavener). Hymn: Who Would True Valour
See (Monk's Gate).Salve Regina (Harper). Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV545 (Bach). Conductor Martin Neary. Organist Timothy Byram-Wigfield .
With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.45 Schubert's Violin Sonata in D, D384, played by Gidon Kremer and Oleg Maisenberg (piano); at 6.00 Prokofiev's
Toccata played by Martha Argerich (piano); and at 6.35 Copland Billy the Kid performed by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Michael Tilson Thomas.
From the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Martha Argerich, whose appearances are all too rare, comes to the Proms with a leading American orchestra under its dynamic music director. Schumann's great piano concerto is the centrepiece of a programme which begins with Carl Ruggles 's classic of the modem repertory and ends with Stravinsky's pagan ballet score. Martha Argerich (piano),
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Poetry Proms Joe Shapcott , poet-in-residence at the Proms, introduces this evening's event from the Serpentine Gallery - a poetry reading by Liz Lochhead and Fred D'Aguiar , including new poems on one of the Proms themes, celebration.
8.45 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Also broadcast on BBC2. Rptd Weds 6 Spetember 2pm
Susan Marling explores the boundary between art and advertising, now that adverts have found theirway into art galleries, and art features in advertisements. She visits Venice to discoverthat marketing, self-promotion and the hard sell were part and parcel of the Renaissance artist's lot. Contributors include Andrew Graham-Dixon ,
Philip Dodd , Peter York , Tim Marlow , David Hickey and Tony Kaye. (R)
Fiona Talkington introduces clarinettist
Glanluigi Trovesi 's variations on L 'Homme Arme and futurist music from Italy's past.
With Jonathan Swain. Gluck Ballet Music
(Paris e Helena) 12.15 Mozart Fantasy in C minor, K4 75 12.30 Strauss Horn
Concerto No 2 in E flat 12.50 Janacek The
Wolf's Trail 1.00 A concert of music by Chopin played on the Welte Mignon archive of piano rolls. 2.15 Dvorak Symphony No 3 in E flat 2.50 Brahms Piano Trio No 3 in C minor, Op 1013.05 Forqueray La Régente
3.15 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D,
BWV1068 3.35 Johan Helmich Roman 13
Pieces (Drottningholmsmusiquen) 4.00 Chausson Poeme, Op 25 4.20 Abel
Sonata No 6 in G4.35 Liszt Fantasy on "Szozat" 4.50 Klami Serenade Joyeuse
5.10 Durante Concerto No 1 in F minor for strings 5.20 Dvorak Song to the Moon
(Rusalka) 5.30 Martinu Clarinet Sonatina
5.50 Munch von Salzburg In Aller Werlt Mein LiebsterHort