Overture: La Forza del Destino
5.10 Sytvie Bodorova Mag/con 5.20 Anon, arr Richards Bay/ero 5.30 Barter TDree
Fb«< Songs Draskoczy Dances from Korond
5.35 B)och Su;te Hebratdue
5.50 GoMman< Senerzo <n Em<nor, Op 19
With Penny Gore.
6.05 Berwald Septet in B flat Consortium Classicum
6.35 Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella (1947) Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.00 Bach, transcr Rachmaninov Suite from the Violin Partita in E, BWV1006 Frederic Chiu (piano)
7.35 Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 (Fifths) The Lindsays
8.05 Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 3, Op .137 Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
8.35 Telemann Water Music
The King's Consort, director Robert King
Donald Macleod introduces excerpts from Chabrier's opera Le Roi Malgre Lui. Couplets des Gondoles f/tct 1) Lucien Fugere (baritone), orchestra conducted by Ehe Cohen
Fete Polonaise (Act 1) Choir and Orchestra of Radio France, conductor Charges Dutoit Acts 2 and 3 (excerpts) Barbara Hendricks and Isabel Garcisanz (sopranos), Peter Jeffes (tenor). Gino Quiiico (baritone). Choir and Orchestra of Radio France, conductor Charles Dutoit
Peter Randall-Page talks about his work on a commission to make three sculptures for the new Millennium Seed Bank at
Wakehurst Pface in Sussex.
4: Wor<«ng on the Stone
Three seed-like spheres of Kilkenny limestone take shape and form. and handheld tools take over from mechanical ones.
With Stephanie Hughes.
Ber))oz Overture; Roman Carnival
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. conductor James Levine
10.15 Schumann D<enter/<ebe, Op4S Charles Panzera (baritone), Alfred Cortot (piano)
10.42 Chopin Po/ona/se <n C m/nor, Op 40 <Vo2 Mieczysiaw Horszowski (piano)
10.51 Bartok D/vert/mento for Strings Franz Liszt CO. conductor Janos Roiia
11.17 Mozart Crt Vo M/ Scord; d/ 7e, K505 Jennie Tourei (soprano),
Mieczysiaw Horszowski (piano), Perpignan Festival Orchestra, conductor Pabio Casais
Symphontc Variations of Europe
Tommy Pearson presents more highlights from Berlin's festiva! of youth orchestras. Today's performances include: Magnus Undberg Cantigas
Sibeiius Academy Symphony Orchestra (Finland), conductor LeifSegerstam Bartok Concerto forOrcDestra
R!AS Youth Orchestra (Germany). conductor Christian Arming
Petroc Trelawny presents a chamber music recital given last week at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, in their programme cellist Raphael Wallfisch and pianist John York include the new cello sonata composed for them by James MacMillan, which here receives its first broadcast performance.
Raphael Wahfisch (cello). John York (piano)
Bloch From./ew<sr) U/e
MacMillan Cello Sonata No 1 (first broadcast performance,)
Martinu Cello Sonata No 2
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Elgar Overture: Froissart
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
Dong Suk Kang, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Mahler Sympnony No 5 Conductor Ion Marin
v';va<d< and Scar<att< at San Rocco
Luc!e Skeaping introduces a concert given !ast month bythe Italian Accadem!a B!zantina and the harpsichordist Ottav!o Dantone at the historic Scuoia Grande di
San Rocco. Venice. As we)i as concertos by Antonio V)va)d) the concert features the first ever performance of two harpsichord concertos by Atessandro Scanatt). Producer Chr!sW!nes.
Music includes after 5.00 Klemperer's Merry Waltz played by the Philharmonia
Orchestra conducted by the Composer; at 6.00 Brahms's arrangement of Schubert's P</ens Gesang performed by Veronique Gens (soprano) with the Dresden Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra conducted by Michel Piasson: and at around 6.45 William Atwyn's Fantasy Sonata 'Malades' played by Kate Hill (flute) and Ieuan Jones (harp).
Kirsteen McCue presents a concert performance of Gabriel Faure's opera Penelope, based on Homer's Odyssey, given last month at this year's Edinburgh international Festival, it is a tale of patient and enduring human love as Penelope awaits the return to Ithaca of her husband and conquering hero Ulysses.
Chorus of Scottish Opera.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce
For 20 years Penelope waited at home in Ithaca for her husband Odysseus to return from war. She told her importunate suitors to wait while she finished her tapestry - and then secretly unravelled her stitchery by night. This unlikely tale is the subject of Faure's opera, this evening's Performance on 3 (7.30pm R3).
Heaven knows what Camille Paglia would make of such behaviour: the week's second feisty feminist appears on the award-winning series About Face (8.30pm World Service). She admits to some pretty childish pranks and reveals that she had a Napoleon complex when she was seven but now sees herself as Oscar Wilde. Hmm...
Nottingham continues to throb to the rhythms of Radio 2, playing host to Bob Harris Country (7.00pm), Paul Jones (8.00pm) and even the 499th edition of The News Huddlines (9.30pm). SG
Michelle de Young
From Leonardo and Michelangelo to video maker Bill Viola, artists have found inspiration in the human body. But what does their work reveal of the fascination, anxiety and scientific knowledge of the body in different centuries and cultures?
Laura Gumming and guests investigate as London's Hayward Gallery mounts Spectacular Bodies. Plus news of today's announcement of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, and a look at English National Opera's new production of Rossini's neglected opera The Turk in Italy - is this in fact his wittiest and most inventive comedy?
Verity Sharp introduces music from around the giobe and across the ages, including
Peruvian singer Susana Baca. eiectronica from 1969 byJean-Ciaude Risset, and Baiinese music forthe ancient iron-keyed game!an seionding.
With Jonathan Swain. Szymanowetd The Fountain or/tretnusa ('Mytns, Op 30,)
12.10 Max D'Oonne rne Ffdd/er
12.30 Prokofiev Cello Sonata. Op :H9
1.00 Arnold Overture: Tam O'Shanter Bruch Scottish Fantasy rbr Mohn and orchestra Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
2.25 Franck Piano Quintet in F minor; Op 34
3.00 Stories and Rhymes
3.30 Words Alive!
3.45 Listen and Write
4.20 Maths Challenge
4.35 Maths Challenge
5.00 Otto Deutsch Overture. The Croatian Girl
5.10 Debussy RÃªverie
5.20 Chopin andante Splanato and Grande Polonaise BnMante. Op 22
5.35 Oskar Morawetz Clarinet Sonata
5.45 Handel Quartet in G. Op. 5 No. 4