With Penny Gore.
JC Bach Symphonie Concertante in E flat Richard Friedman and Steven Smith
(violins), Roger Best and James Sleigh (violas), Malcolm Messiter and Jane Marshall (oboes), Derek Taylor and Michael Baines (horns), London Festival Orchestra, conductor Ross Pople (cello)
6.35 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) Maxim Vengerov (violin), Itamar Golan (piano)
7.15 Frank Bridge The Two Hunchbacks Britten Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
7.45 Debussy Pour le Piano Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
8.00 Mendelssohn Overture: A
Midsummer Night's Dream
Vienna PO, conductor Andre Previn
8.35 Ibert Flute Concerto
Timothy Hutchins (flute),
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
2: A Brazilian in Paris
Villa-Lobos was finding it increasingly difficult to get his music performed at home in Brazil. The Brazilian government finallygave him a substantial grant in 1923 and his dream of living and working in Paris came true. Parisian music lovers were soon charmed by this wild and exotic young Brazilian. At last his music was given a chance to breathe. Presented by Donald Macieod.
Sertaneja (Suite for voice and violin)
Jill Gomez (soprano), Peter Manning (violin) Rudepoema Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) Choros No 7
Lontano, conductor Odaline de la Martinez Studies for guitar: No 1 in E minor; No 8 in C sharp minor Andres Segovia
Choros No 10 BBC Singers, New World
Symphony, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
de la Martinez
Theatre director Yvonne Brewster is directing a play about a Rastafarian guru in Jamaica in the seventies. The play is adapted from a novel. So, how is prose turned into theatre?
With Rob Cowan.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049 Marlboro Festival Orchestra, conductor Pablo Casals
10.21 Lili Boulanger Psalm 24 Ian Partridge (tenor),
BBC Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nadia Boulanger
10.26 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in Marlboro Festival Orchestra, conductor Pablo Casals
11.07 Brahms Four Serious Songs, Op 121 Kim Borg (bass), Erik Werba (piano)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Another programme featuring one of the world's greatest orchestras in live recordings made recently in the Great Hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
Presented by Jonathan Swain , who talks to music director Riccardo Chailly and members of the orchestra.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 With Andreas Haefliger (piano), conductor Riccardo Chailly Scriabin Poeme de I'Extase
Conductor Mstislav Rostropovich
Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat
(Rhenish) Conductor Leonard Slatkin
The first of five lunchtime concerts for Holy
Week from the Temple Church in London. Today countertenor James Bowman joins viol consort Concordia and lutenist
Elizabeth Kenny in a programme combining songs by Dowland and Byrd, including
Dowland's great cycle of seven pavans, Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares. Presented byChrisdeSouza.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Nielsen Symphony No 3 (Sinfonia
Espansiva) Valdine Anderson (soprano), Nathaniel Webster (baritone), conductor Osmo Vanska
Walton Cello Concerto
Tim Hugh , conductor Osmo Vanska Vaughan Williams Symphony No 6 Conductor Osmo Vanska
Spotlight on Ian Bostridge
Tenor Ian Bostridge talks to lain Burnside about his varied career, which spans all vocal genres from opera and oratorio to lieder and song. With excerpts from Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress,
Britten's Our Hunting Fathers, Bach's
Christ Unser Herr zum Jordan Kam, BWV7, and songs by Schumann, Vaughan Williams and Henze.
In today's programme an interview with Vladimir Spivakov , conductor and violin soloist of the Moscow Virtuosi, which has developed into one of the world's leading chamber ensembles under his leadership. Plus music and arts news introduced by Sean Rafferty.
Live from the Barbican Hall in London, a concert given by the National Youth
Orchestra of Great Britain as part of the LSO's Bohemian Spring season. Lynn Harrell (cello), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
8.10 Twenty Minutes: The War against Cliche
Three essays from the new collection by Martin Amis.
2: Zeus and the Garbage
What exactly, asks the author, is the Men's Movement?ReadbyBillNighy.
8.30 Suk Asrael Symphony
Tonight's programme features a studio discussion about the changing image of perhaps the most mythologised woman in history, Cleopatra of Egypt, as the British Museum's new exhibition traces her representation from ancient times to our own. Plus Roger Mais 's classic novel
Brotherman, One Love reassessed as playwright Kwame Dawes draws insiration from it in his new play One Love, opening in Bristol. With Paul Allen and guests.
Gold, Silver or Love? A traditional tune from Bosnia sung by Marta Sebestyen from
Hungary, and Ross Daly playing the Cretan lyra with his group Labyrinth. Presented by Verity Sharp.
With Susan Sharpe.
Mozart, transcr Reinecke Larghetto (Piano Concerto No 26 in D, K537)
12.10 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) 12.35 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
1.00 Luigi Rossi Oratorio per la Settimana Santa 1.40 Bach Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV535 1.50 Handel Trio Sonata, Op 5 No 4 2.15 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G 2.45 Schumann Dichterliebe ,
Op 48 3.20 Vierne Cello Sonata in B minor, Op27 3.50 Wagner Brunnhilde's Immolation (Gotterdammerung)
4.10 Hannikainen At a Fountain
4.20 Brouwer Berceuse 4.30 Albeniz Rapsodia Espanola 4.50 Svendsen
Romance 5.00 Mendelssohn Overture:
Die Schone Melusine 5.20 Haydn Sonata V (Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, HXXlb) 5.35 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351