With Edward Seckerson.
Nielsen The Poem of the Harp of the North
6.30 Nielsen String Quintet in G
7.05 Purcell My Heart Is Inditing
7.35 Berwald Violin Concerto in C sharp minor
8.00 Maurice Jarre Overture to "Lawrence of Arabia"
8.45 Rimksy-Korsakov Scheherazade (excerpt)
Haydn Die Himmel Erzahlen die Ehre Gottes (The Creation)
Sylvia McNair (soprano), Michael Schade (tenor), Gerald Finley
(bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.05 Finzi Romance for string orchestra ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
9.15 York Bowen Romance, Op 35 No 1 Stephen Hough (piano)
9.20 Offenbach Ballet des Flocons de Neige (Le Voyage dans la Lune) Gulbenkian Orchestra, conductor Michel Swievczewski
9.30 Anon Quen Quer Que Na Virgen Fia Vivien Ellis (voice), the Dufay Collective
9.50 Sibelius Finlandia
Boston SO, conductor Colin Davis
9.55 Elgar Romance Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), LSO, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.10 Bach, arr Mahler Suite for organ, harpsichord and orchestra (excerpts from Orchestral Suites Nos 2 and 3) Los
Angeles PO, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
10.30 Schubert Fantasie in C minor
Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano duet)
10.45 Josef Strauss Music of the Spheres Vienna PO, conductor Carlos Kleiber
10.55 Jonathan Harvey
Come, Holy Ghost Ex Cathedra, director Jeffrey Skidmore
11.05 Palmgren Pictures from Finland Turku PO, conductor Jacques Mercier
Three English Songs
Ian Partridge (tenor), Len Vorster (piano)
11.25 Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34 Emma Johnson, Gabor Takacs-Nagy and Rebecca Hirsch (violins), Tim Boulton (viola), Andrew Shulman (cello)
12.00 Delius A Dance Rhapsody
Bournemouth SO, conductor Richard Hickox
The long-awaited seventh edition of the world-famous New Grove Dictionaryof Music and Musicians will be published tomorrow. With over 29,000 entries the new dictionary has 29 volumes (including an index) - nine more than the edition of 1980. It will also be available in a constantly updated online version via an internet subscription service. Today Ivan Hewett discusses this landmark publishing event with composer
Judith Bingham , musicjoumalist Rob Cowan and academics Dai Griffiths and Roger Parker.
As part of the celebrations to mark his
70th birthday last Friday, another chance to hear a recital given by pianist
Alfred Brendel in the Snape Maltings Concert Hall during the 1999 Aldeburgh Festival.
Haydn Piano Sonata in E minor, H XVI 34 Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959
Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K4 75; Rondo in A minor, K511; Piano Sonata in A, K331 (R)
Geraint Evans. Drawing on the BBC archives, Simon Heighes explores performances given by baritone
Geraint Evans , including excerpts from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Verdi's Falstaff.
Stephen Johnson explores Britten's
Serenade fortenor, horn and strings, Op 31 with the help of musical examples performed by Toby Spence (tenor) and Jonathan Goodall (horn) with the BBC
Philharmonic conducted by Rumon Gamba. Producer Michael Surcombe. See also Tuesday 7.30pm
Giuseppe Verdi , who died 100 years ago this month, is widely acknowledged not only as one of the greatest masters of opera, but also as a supreme dramatist. In a new series opera critic Rodney Milnes talks to leading British singers, conductors and producers about the special pleasures and challenges of performing Verdi. Today he talks to conductor Mark Elder about the dark horse of Verdi's mature masterpieces, Simon Boccanegra. Brian Kay - Music: page 41
Edward Bond's plays deal with some of the most profound questions of human life. In conversation with John Tusa he sets out his views about contemporary society.
Rptd from yesterday 12 noon
By Pedro Calderon de la Barca, translated and adapted by John Clifford. In this neglected masterpiece of Spanish Golden Age drama, Prince Fernando of Portugal is captured during a raid on North Africa. The King of Fez offers to free Fernando in exchange forthe town of Ceuta, which has been captured by the Portuguese. Fernando refuses. Is his decision heroic or foolish?
Director Gaynor Macfarlane
King of Fez:
Don Juan de Silva/Alfonso King of Portugal:
Tarudante, King of Morocco:
Sainsury's Choir ofthe Year
A look back at last year's competition for amateur choirs. Paul Guinery introduces the complete performances of the four class winners - the Best Children's Choir, Best Youth Choir, Best Single Voice Choir and Best Mixed Choir- ending with the overall winner of the Choir of the Year crown. There will also be a chance to hear from some of the other choirs taking part in the finals concert and in the semi-final rounds held last November in the Buxton
In a look at music around the globe, Lucy Duran and Andy Kershaw are joined by the Four Brothers from Zimbabwe.
Stephen Coombs (piano), conductor Ronald Corp
Rootham Rhapsody on the Tune 'Lazarus" Vaughan Williams Variants of "Dives and Lazarus"
Howard Ferguson Piano Concerto
Dellus Air and Dance; Songs of a Summer Night on the River
Rawsthome Elegiac Rhapsody Flnzl Eclogue, Op 10
With Jill Anderson. Purcell Music fora
While (Oedipus); If Music Be the Food of Love Bertouch Cantata: The Lord the God of Hosts Has Spoken Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV104 7Telemann Concerto a 5 Bach Cantata No 36c:
Schwingt Freudig Euch Empor 2.25 Haydn Cello Concerto No 1 in C 2.50 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 3.35 Bruckner Te Deum in C 3.55 Puccini, transcr R Epstein La Bohème (excerpts)
4.10 J Strauss (son), arr Berg Waltz : Wine, Woman and Song4.20 Dvorak
Prague Waltzes 4.35 Arensky Suite No 2, Op 23 4.50 Lassus Motet: Dulci sub Umbra
5.00 Telemann Sonata in F minor (Der
Getreue Music-Meister) 5.15 Saint-Sadns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op 28
5.30 Moszkowski Valse in E, Op 34 No 1
5.40 Faure Suite: Pelleas etMelisande