Overture: The Light Cavalry
5.15 Boildieu Harp Concerto in C
5.40 Schubert Szene aus Faust
5.50 Debussy L'lsleJoyeuse
With Penny Gore.
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
Metamorphoses on Themes of Weber London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.00 Milhaud Carnival d 'Aix
Michel Beroff (piano),
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
7.40 Poulenc Napoli Pascal Roge (piano)
8.00 Strauss Romance in F
Steven Isserlis (cello),
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
8.45 Khachaturian Adagio ofSpartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yuri Temirkanov
Cavalli reigned supreme as the most famous opera composer of his day for more than a quarter of a century. In today's programme Donald Macleod features music from Cavalli's most frequently performed opera, Xerse, first performed in Venice in 1654. Xerse Jill Feldman , Agnes Mellon ,
Judith Nelson and Isabelle Poulenard (sopranos), Dominique Visse , Jean Nirouet and Jeffrey Gall (countertenors), Guy de Mey , and John Elwes (tenors),
Richard Wistreich (bass), Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs (countertenor)
Hermione Lee visits Edith Wharton 's homes in France.
With Jonathan Swain.
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2 Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
10.21 Listener Request: Bach Violin
Sonata in A, BWV1015 David Oistrakh , Hans Pischner (harpsichord)
10.37 Re-issue of the Week:
Debussy Préludes. Book 1 (excerpts) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.58 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2,
Op 63Jascha Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
Today's programme features choral and orchestral music by Estonian composer Arvo Part and a tone poem by Lithuanian Romantic composer Mikalojus Ciurlionis. Presented by lain Burnside . Arvo Part Dopo la Vittoria
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Layton Pawel Lukaszewski 0 Sapientia; OAdonisBBC Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
Mikalojus Ciurlionis In the Forest BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Jacques van Steen
Stenhammar Five Songs of Bo Bergman , Op 20 James Rutherford (bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano)
Ruta Vintule The Little Rain Man
Selga Mence The Orphan Girl
Choir of the Latvian Musical Academy, conductor Arvids Platpers Arvo Part Symphony No 3
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
A recital recorded last week in Bridgewater
Hall, Manchester, featuring BBC New
Generation Artist, pianist AshleyWass. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109
Uszt Bénédiction de Dieu dans la Solitude Stravinsky , arr Agosti Three
Transcriptions from The Firebird
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra celebrates St Valentine's day with two works composed at opposite ends of the Romantic era, by Mendelssohn and Elgar. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Anthony Marwood (violin), conductor Rumon Gamba McLeod The Sun Dances
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Eigar, realised Payne Symphony No 3 in C minor
Today, a piano with screws in it and a boy with an apple on his head. With Simon Thomas and Matt Baker.
Lucie Skeaping explores the intricacies, the awkwardnesses and -forthe really lucky - the occasional delights of love, in a special programme for St Valentine's Day.
Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.
Live from St David 's Hall, Cardiff, Richard Hickox continues his cycle of Dvorak symphonies with highlights from the Czech repertoire. Dvorak's expressive sixth symphony reflects the influence of his friend and mentor Brahms. Presented by Chris de Souza .
Bernarda Fink (contralto), BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Martinu The Frescoes ofPiero della
Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53; Song of Destiny
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Total Fears
By Bohumil Hrabal , translated by James Naughton. Bohumil Hrabal was one of the greatest Czech writers of the 20th century. His unsent letters combine the personal with the political in an emotionally charged portrayal of Prague's turbulent and often tragic history. Reader David Horovitch.
8.40 Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D
Patrick Wright talks to David Grossman about his new novel Be My Knife, which explores the nature and limits of intimacy. And a look at Eric Rohmer 's technically innovative new film The Lady andthe Duke, which uses a series of specially commissioned "paintings" on to which the actors are digitally superimposed.
Fiona Talkington ends the week with music for St Valentine's Day, tracks from recent albums by Jane Siberry and Uri Caine and Andre Previn recorded live at the Jazz
Standard in New York.
With Susan Sharpe. Poulenc Mass in G
12.25 Desprez Scaramella ; La Bernardina; In Te Domine Speravi; El Grillo
12.35 Carl Smulders Piano Concerto in A
1.00 Messiaen Majesté du Christ Demandant Sa Gloire a Son Pere
(L 'Ascension); Les Mages; Dieu parmi Nous (La Nativité du Seigneur);
Turangalila Symphony 2.35 Bach
Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068
3.00 Revisewise 3.30 Maths Challenge
3.45 Maths Challenge 4.00 Drama Workshop 4.15 Dance Workshop
4.35 Music Workshop
4.55 Programme Preview