With Fiona Talkington.
Warlock Capriol Suite
English String Orchestra, conductor William Boughton
6.36 Praetorius Dances from Terpsichore Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow
7.25 Bartok Allegro (String Quartet No 5) Tokyo Quartet
7.45 Faure Messe Basse James O'Donnell
(organ), Choirof Westminster Cathedral, conductor David Hill
8.00 Shostakovich The Assault on Beautiful Gorky (Suite: The Unforgettable Year 1919) (film score) Dmitri Alexeev (piano), English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
8.35 Brahms Andante ma Moderato
(String Sextet in B flat, Op 18) Stuttgart Soloists
Stephanie Hughes presents some of the best music from recent concerts around
Europe. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
9.10 Mozart Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris) Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
9.50 Wagner Die Walkure (excerpt) Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, conductor Adam Fischer
10.25 Copland Old American Songs
(excerpt)Thomas Hampson (baritone), Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Dennis Russell Davies
10.35 Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Theme, Op 25 Jeno Jando (piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
11.10 Stravinsky Violin Concerto Viktoria Mullova, Radio France PO, conductor Claus-Peter Flor
11.30 Wagner Gotterdammerung
(excerpt) Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, conductor Adam Fischer
Producer Andrew Lyle
Today Graeme Kay explores the pastoral theme featured in this year's Proms. Plus a report from the Salzburg Festival and a feature on festivals in Germany.
Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London with Thomas Allen
(baritone) and Malcolm Martineau (piano). Finzl Let Us Garlands Bring
Wolf Mörike Lieder (excerpts)
Britten The Sally Gardens; The Plough Boy; The Miller of Dee
Vaughan Williams Silent Noon Butterworth Six Songs from "A Shropshire Lad" (R)
The Portuguese pianist Maria Joao Pires plays Chopin's Two Nocturnes, Op27and Fantasie in F minor, Op 49 (R)
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Brian Kay presents a programme of popular classics.
Elena Prokina (soprano), Nadja Salerno -Sonnenberg (violin), Royal Scottish
National Orchestra, conductor Paul Daniel Bizet Prelude (Carmen, Act 1)
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
3.10 Twenty Minutes: Fads and Fashions Derek Scott explores some of the musical fashions exploited by composers.
3.30 Stravinsky Fireworks, Op 4
Tchaikovsky Letter Scene (Eugene Onegin , Act 1)
Puccini 0 Mio Babbino Caro (Gianni Schicchi) Eigar Variations on an Orignal Theme (Enigma) Repeated on Friday at 2pm. Highlights of the concert can be seen on BBC1 tonight at 6.40pm Top of the Proms: page 23
Bela Bartok 's String Quartet No 6 was composed duringdarktimes-the composer's motherwas fighting herfinal illness and the shadow of war loomed on Europe's horizon. Roger Nichols explores the numerous strands of this complex work with the help of musical examples specially recorded for the programme by ConTempo. See tomorrow at lpm
Fifty years afterthe death of writer, composer and conductor
Constant Lambert , Peter Paul Nash takes a fresh look at his work and highly colourful life, talking to those who knew him and to present-day admirers.
Another chance to hear
Josephine Barstow talking to Rodney Milnes about the role of Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera.
With musical extracts from Barstow's 1989
Vienna State Opera recording conducted by Herbert von Karajan , with Placido Domingo as Amelia's doomed admirer. (R)
Mozart Serenade in C minor, K388 (R)
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
European Union Youth Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor
8.50 Twenty Minutes
Stephen Johnson walks on the Malvern Hills and meets people now living with Elgar's legacy, including sculptor
Rose Garrard , landscape painter David Prentice and festival organiser Peter Smith.
9.10 Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat Repeated next Monday 2pm
Slatkin's Proms Pick: page 23
By David Pownall. Another chance to hear this play set in 1213. An interdict from Pope Innocent proscribing any form of music in the churches of England makes a beleaguered and isolated KingJohn real ise that he has to find some ki nd of a sound to feed the soul of his people. What he commissions is a sound so strange that it is heard as music without music.
Directed by Eoin O'Callaghan (R)
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a show recorded last week at Ocean 2 in Hackney, London. The featured acts are singer-songwriter Sandy Dillon with her avant-garde update of the blues; Rothko, conjuring rich textures from three bass guitars; and a fusion dance beats and qawwali singing from Fun<da>mentai with the Rizwan Muazzam Qawwal.
With Jonathan Swain
. Verdi Ave Maria (Four Sacred Pieces) 12.10 Chopin Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 6512.35 Mozart Concerto in E flat for two pianos, K365
1.00 Verdi Requiem
2.25 Widor Suite forflute and piano, Op 34
2.45 Glazunov Ballet: The Seasons, Op 67
3.25 Zong-gu Yi Shin; Young; San
3.40 Haydn Symphony No 7 in C (Le Midi)
4.00 JCF Bach Trio in C for flute, violin and continuo 4.15 Berlioz Overture: King Lear
4.30 Daniel Purcell Sonata in F for recorder and harpsichord 4.50 Paganini, transcr Liszt Etude No 2 in E flat
5.05 Sibelius Suite: Rakastava, Op 14
5.15 Verdi Pater Noster 5.30 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano Sonata in C for two pianos,
K545 5.45 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis