With Penny Gore.
Bach, orch Reger Chorale Prelude: 0 Mensch, Bewein dein Sunde
BBCPO, conductor Leonard Slatkin
6.40 Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.00 Giuliani Sonata in C Dieter Klocker
(clarinet), SonjzPrunnbauer (guitar)
7.40 Kabalevsky Suite: The Comedians, Op 26 Bavarian State Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
8.05 Martinu Nonet
8.40 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate, K165 Sylvia McNair (soprano), English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Donald Macieod introduces excerpts from Chabrier's operetta L 'Etoile, described by Reynaldo Hahn as "the perfect pearl of French operetta".
Ouverture Lyons Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Romance de I'Etoile (Act 1) Denise Duval (soprano), Francis Poulenc (piano)
Act (excerpts): Act 3 (excerpts) Cast includes: Ghyslaine Raphanel and Collete Alliot-Lugaz (sopranos), Georges Gautier (tenor), Gabriel Baquier and Frangois Le Roux (baritones), Lyon Opera Choir and Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Act 2 (excerpts) Fanely Revoil (mezzo),
Lucie Thelin (soprano), Choir and Orchestra of the Opera-Comique, conductor Roger Desormiere
Peter Randall-Page talks about his work on a commission to make three sculptures for the new Millennium Seed Bank at
Wakehurst Place in Sussex.
2: Decisions about Materials
With Stephanie Hughes.
Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11 Busch Chamber Players, director Adolf Busch
10.23 Schumann Liederkreis , Op 39 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)
10.50 Schubert Piano Sonata in C minor, D958 Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano)
Symphonic Variations of Europe
Tommy Pearson introduces more highlights from Berlin's festival of youth orchestras, including performances by orchestras from the British Isles.
Bernstein Symphonic Dances (West Side Story) National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, conductor En
Shao Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, conductor Sian Edwards
Another chance to hear a concert given last year at the DjanoglyHall in Nottingham. Leopold StringTrio
Beethoven Trio in E flat, Op 3
Haydn Trio in B flat, H XVI 41 (R)
Humperdinck Overture: Hansel and Gretel Conductor Edward Downes
Mahler Symphony No 3 Linda Finnie (mezzo), conductor Bernhard Klee
Inessa Galante in Recital lain Burnside introduces a programme of songs by Tchaikovsky, Rlmsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Glinka, given by the Latvian soprano Inessa Galante accompanied by pianist Roger Vignoles. (R)
With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.00 Mozart's Overture: Der Schauspieldirektor played by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt; at 6.00 Macfarren's Overture: Chevy Chace performed by the English Northern Philharmonia under David Lloyd-Jones ; and at 6.45 Vivaldi's Concerto con Molti Stromenti in C played by the English Concert directed by Trevor Pinnock.
Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Offenbach's only full-scale opera charts the unhappy relationships of the poet
Hoffmann, who falls in turn for a mechanical doll, a courtesan and a consumptive. In all three affairs he is thwarted by a sinister figure who plots his downfall. Petroc
Trelawny introduces this performance given last week at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in which John Schlesinger 's brilliant production is revived with a cast that includes Marcelo Alvarez , Angela Gheorghiu and Michele Pertusi.
Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Emmanuel Villaume
Prologue and Act 1
8.00 Twenty Minutes: Walter Benjamin 's Paris 1: Janet Suzman reads the moving and ultimately tragic story of Walter Benjamin 's escape across the Pyrenees from occupied France to Spain. He carried with him the bulky manuscript bearing his last thoughts on the Paris Arcades Project, his audacious attempt to rethink history.
8.20 Act 2
9.20 Twenty Minutes: Walter Benjamin 's Paris 2: Christopher Cook and Professor Steven Connortake a tour around
Walter Benjamin 's Arcades Project. This incomplete study of the social and architectural fabric of 19th-century Paris is now hailed as one of the most important literary undertakings of the 20th century.
9.40 Act 3 and Epilogue
Hoffmann (a poet):
Nicklausse (a friend of Hoffmann):
Olympia (a doll):
Spalanzani (a physician):
Giulietta (a courtesan):
Schlemil (Giulietta's current lover):
Crespel (Antonia's father):
A ghost (Antonia's mother):
Verity Sharp introduces songs of love from Ethiopia, songs of penitence from Francis Poulenc and a collaboration between
Hawaiian guitarist Bob Brozman and kora player Djeli Moussa Diawara.
With Jonathan Swain.
August de Boeck Fantasy on Two Flemish Folk Songs 12.15 Erkki Melartin Easy Pieces, Op 12112.30 Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314a 12.50 Liszt Grandes Etudes de Paganini No 2
1.00 Johann Schenck Sonatas: in D, Op 9 No 1; in F sharp minor, Op 9 No 3; in E minor, Op 9 No 5; in A minor, Op 9 No 2
2.10 Bach Sonata in G minor for solo violin, BWV1001
2.25 Mozart Symphony No 28 in C, K200
2.50 Khrenlkov Three Pieces, Op 46
3.00 Time to Move 3.20 Sgeul an Orain
3.35 Hopscotch 3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.05 Scottish Resources 7-9 4.20 Talking Points: Scottish Resources for RE
4.40 Time and Tune