With Tommy Pearson.
J Strauss (son) AnderSchonen.Blauen Donau Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
6.50 Morten Lauridsen 0 Magnum
Mysterium Canterbury Cathedral Choir, director David Flood
7.00 Brahms Waltzes , Op 39 (excerpts)
Dinu Lipatti and Nadia Boulanger (pianos)
7.30 Telemann Overture in G minor
Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.00 Boccherini arr Staier/Schomsheim Fandango (Guitar Quintet No 4 in D) Andreas Staier and Christine Schornsheim (harpsichords),
Adela Gonzales Campa (castanets)
8.40 Dvorak The Noon Witch, Op 108 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
(1685-1759). Donald Macleod , with the help of Handel expert and conductor
Christopher Hogwood , presents a week of programmes on Handel's life in London. 1: Handel's Arrival in London
On leave of absence from the Court of Hanover, Handel first visited London in 1710. He returned two years later and, apart from a few excursions, stayed there until his death. Compositions such as the Birthday Ode to Queen Anne and the Utrecht Te Deum established his name at court. When the Queen died in 1714, Handel's s employer the Elector of Hanover was crowned as the new king. Violin Sonata in A, HWV361 Andrew Manze (violin),
Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Utrecht Te Deum in D, HWV278
Emma Kirkby , Judith Nelson (soprano), Margaret Cable (mezzo), Shirley Minty (alto), Charles Brett (countertenor),
Rogers Covey-Crump , Paul Elliott (tenor), David Thomas (bass), Choir of Christ
Church Cathedral, Oxford, Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Simon Preston Suite: Water Music (excerpts)
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock Producer Johannah Smith
Poet Kate Clanchy talks about starting her latest project, a collection of poems about motherhood. Producer Fiona McLean
With Rob Cowan. This week featuring piano music by Schumann and recordings by the British horn player Dennis Brain. Vivaldi Concerto in G, RV101
Orchestra of the 18th Century, director Frans Briiggen (recorder)
10.15 Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18 Emil Gilels (piano)
10.22 Mozart Horn Quintet in Eflat, K407 Dennis Brain (horn), Griller Quartet
10.38 Puccini Bimba , dagli Occhi Pieni (Madama Butterfly, Act 1)
Margaret Sheridan (soprano), Aureliano Pertile (tenor), Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conductor Carlo Sabajno
10.48 Schumann Papillons , Op 2 Yves Nat (piano)
10.51 LPofthe Week: Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Peter Pears
(tenor), Dennis Brain (horn) New Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eugene Goossens
Oxford Chamber Music Festival
Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Mozart Piano Sonata in E flat, K 282
Dvorak Songs, Op 55 Patricia Rozario (soprano), Mark Troop (piano)
Janacek Violin Sonata Henning Kraggerud (violin), Charles Owens (piano)
Dvorak Serenade In E, Op 22
Chen Halevi (clarinet), Ursula Levaux , (bassoon), Stephen Stirling (horn),
Alexander Melnikov (piano), Priya Mitchell , Jan Soderblom (violin),
Aida-Carmen Soanea (viola) Mary Scully (double bass) Hungarian folk music Hegados
From the Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Fiona Talkington. Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
Mendelssohn Songs without Words: in G, Op 62 No 1; in C, Op 6 7 No 4 (Spinnerlied); in F sharp minor, Op 67 No 2; in D, Op 85 No 4 (Elegie)
Chopin Ballades: No 3 in flat. Op47; No 4 in F minor, Op 52
Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux, Op 16 Repeated next Sunday at 1pm
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Walter Weller.
Walter Weller 's first appearance with the orchestra was one of this year's highlights forthe BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Presented by Louise Fryer. Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor
Edward Seckerson explores the themes of town and country on stage, featuring excerpts from Britten's only musical, Paul Bunyan , and from Bernstein's On the Town.
Andrew McGregor presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.
Handel in London
This week sees Handel's London home in Brook Street reopened as a museum.
Tonight's concert, recorded in his nearby parish church, St George's, Hanover
Square, features some of the music from his earliest years in England, written while he was employed by the wealthy Duke of Chandos at Cannons in Middlesex.
BBC Singers, Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers Handel Concerto Grosso in C, HWV318 (Alexander's Feast)
Chandos Anthems: The Lord Is My Light, HWV255; As Pants the Hart, HWV251; Let God Arise, HWV256
Isabel Hilton examines the life and legacy of the Hungarian-born newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer , who gave his name to one of the most prestigious awards for writing. And as the Victorian nude is Exposed at
Tate Britain, she is joined by studio guests to consider male and female nudes in relation to morality, sexuality and desire.
Verity Sharp finds Happiness in the new album from Fridge and Tudor melancholy in the music of Robert White. Plus classical music from Azerbaijan sung by AlimQasimov.
With Jill Anderson. Strauss Horn Concerto
No 2 in E flat 12.25 Schoenberg Friede auf Erden, Op 1312.40 Mlelck Rnnish Suite, Op 10 1.00 Respighl // Tramonto Ades Arcadiana Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht
2.05 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) 2.50 Brahms Schaffe in Mir, Gott, ein Rein Herz, Op 29 No 2
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Alphabet Time 3.10 Alphabet Time
3.20 Music Box 3.35 Find Out
3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.05 Time for
Drama 4.20 Talking Points 4.40 Playtime
4.55 Programme Preview
5.00 Sweelinck Regina Coeli
5.10 Grieg Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 4
5.25 Locke Fantazie; Suite in A minor
5.40 Tippett Madrigal: Dance, Clarion Air
5.45 Walton Facade: Suite No 1