With Penny Gore. Britten, arr Bream Courtly Dances
(Gloriana) Julian Bream Consort
6.25 Dvorak Serenade in E for strings, Op 22 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood
7.00 Telemann Concerto in D
Haken Hardenberger , Michael Laird and William Houghton (trumpets), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor lona Brown
8.30 Janacek Violin Concerto
Thomas Zehetmair , Philharmonia, conductor Heinz Holliger
Donald Macleod traces the relationship between Bellini and the diva Giuditta Pasta.
She was the greatest soprano in Europe at the time; critics raved about the natural expressiveness of her voice. She met
Bellini in the summer of 1827 and became the foremost interpreter of his heroines.
Son Geloso; Final scene (La Sonnambula) Edita Gruberova (soprano), JoseBros (tenor), Roberto Scandiuzzi (bass),
Bavarian Radio Chorus, Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti Casta Diva (Norma) Maria Callas
(soprano), Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Tullio Serafin Norma (excerpt) Joan Sutherland
(soprano), Marilyn Home (alto), Yvonne Minton (mezzo), London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge
The photographic textile artist
Natasha Kerr continues her research on the family that has commissioned her latest project.
With Rob Cowan.
Ysaye Chant d'Hiver
Aaron Rosand (violin), Radio Luxembourg Orchestra, conductor Louis de Froment
10.16 Schirtz Es Erhub Sich ein Streit
Cantus Colin , director Konrad Junghanel (lute); Musica Fiata, director Roland Wilson (alto cornet)
10.25 DErlanger Suite: The Hundred Kisses LSO, conductor Antal Dorati
10.43 Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C, Op 119 Janos Starker , Gyorgy Sebok (piano)
11.08 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050
RogerCortet (flute), Jacques Thibaud (violin), Paris Conservatoire Orchestra conductor Alfred Cortot (piano)
4: Britten and His English Contemporaries Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes, Op 90 (A Time There Was ...)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis BBC Philharmonic, conductorYan Pascal Tortelier
Tippett Five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time) BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Walton Façade: Suite No 1 BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Berkeley The Lord Is My Shepherd
BBC Northern Singers, Alastair Ross (organ), conductor Richard Hickox
Britten Phaedra Louise Winter (mezzo), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Russian Roulette. Chris de Souza introduces the final concert in this series from St George 's Bristol. Anya Alexeyev (piano)
Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in A minor, Op 87 No 2
Balakirev Piano Sonata in B flat minor Medtner Fairy Tales: Op 20; Op 26 Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux,
Op 16: No 3 in B minor; No 4 in E minor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Federico Agostini (violin), conductor Emilio Pomarico
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Federico Agostini created his own cadenzas forthis performance of a Mozart violin concerto recorded last year at Perth City Hall. Schumann Overture:
Manfred Mozart Violin Concerto in G, K216
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)
Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play more music for younger listeners. Today they open a musical box and visit the Big Country. Tell I your friends about the Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks
No 25 Brook Street. The house near
Grosvenor Square in London where
Handel lived from 1723 until his death in 1759 opens to the public for the first time today. Lucie Skeaping visits the house and talks to the director, Jacqueline Riding.
Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a roundup of arts news.
BBC Festival of Britten
The Mahler Connection
Live from Symphony Hall in Birmingham, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and its chief conductor Osmo Vanska explore the many musical links between Benjamin Britten and Gustav Mahler, including a performance of the only Mahler symphony that Britten ever conducted. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Lynne Dawson (soprano),
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor),
BBCSSO, conductor Osmo Vanska Britten Sinfonia da Requiem; Nocturne
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Encounters with Britten Humphrey Burton talks to the conductor
Steuart Bedford , a former artistic director of the Aldeburgh Festival who is also associated with many works by Britten, in particular with Death in Venice.
8.40 Mahler Symphony No 4
Patrick Wright discusses Jonathan Schell 's new book The Unfinished Twentieth
Century, which argues that the defining characteristic of the 20th century was the uncontrolled acceleration of the capacity of the human race for self-destruction. In light of recent events, Schell asks what can be done about the nuclear inheritance.
Late-night listening with Fiona Talkington , including music by two saxophonists:
John Tchicai and Martin Speake.
With Jill Anderson. Gesualdo 0 Vos Omnes
12.15 Auletta Harpsichord Concerto in C
12.35 Hummel Viola Sonata in E flat, Op 5 No 31.00 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate,
K165 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) 1.50 Bach Sonata in G minor,
BWV1001 2.05 Telemann Suite in Eminor
2.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3
3.00 Expressive Arts Pack 2 3.20 Just
Poetry 3.30 Maths Challenge 3.45 Word Games 3 4.00 H ave Your Say 4.20 Dance Workshop 4.40 Music Workshop
5.00 Brahms Academic Festival Overture
5.10 Devienne Trio No 2 in C for flute, viola and cello 5.25 Dvorak In Nature's Realm
5.40 Rudolf Matz Elegy and Humoreske
5.50 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, RV315 (Summer) (The Four Seasons)