With Martin Handley.
Rossini Grand Overtura "Obbligata Contrabasso"
Bologna Municipal Theatre Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
6.40 Stamitz Symphony in C, Op 13/16 London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.00 Dvorak Overture: Othello London Symphony Orchestra conductor Istvan Kertesz
7.40 Eigar Introduction and Allegro, Op 4 7 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Semyon Bychkov
8.00 Monteverdi Pur Ti Miro (L 'Incoronazione di Poppea)
Sylvia McNair and Dana Hanchard
(sopranos). English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.45 Rimsky-Korsakov Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, Op 30 Geoffrey Tozer ,
Bergen PO, conductor Dmitri Kitajenko
Stephanie Hughes introduces music from recent concerts around Europe, including choral music from the Berlin RIAS Chamber
Choir and Klaus Mertens singing Reger's orchestrations of Schubert. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe. Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves
Madrid RTVE Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adrian Leaper
9.30 Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44 Katja Apekisheva (piano), Falk Quartet
10.45 Bartok Suite: Miraculous Mandarin
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
11.20 Schubert Trio movement in B flat, D28 Vienna Piano Trio
11.25 Atterburg Symphony No 6
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stefan Solyom Producer Les Pratt.
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As a new. flamenco version of Carmen opens at Sadler's Wells theatre. London, and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment prepares for a series of concerts and talks entitled "Discovering Handel" at the South Bank Centre. Ivan Hewett finds out why the steamy story of the girl from the cigarette factory and that of the food-loving German composer never cease to fascinate.
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London, featuring BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists. Presented by Verity Sharp. Karol Szymanowski Quartet
Szymanowski StringQuartetNo2, Op 56 Brahms String Quartet in C minor, Op 51 No 1
John Ogdon. Piers Lane presents the first of two programmes featuring BBC archive recordings of the English pianist
John Ogdon. His special love forthe Russian repertory is reflected in recordings of music by Medtner and Shostakovitch, and there are also performances of music by Graingerfrom the Aldeburgh Festival.
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A birthday tribute to Edward German , music from Henry VIII , a vintage recording of Sidney Torch playing Nola and some Hungarian Gypsy music.
Gerard McBurney examines the complex textures of JS Bach's inventions and sinfonias for keyboard. With illustrative examples played by Tim Horton (piano).
"Did I request thee, maker, from my clay/ To mould me man ? Did / solicit thee/
From darkness to promote me?" A drama-documentary presented by Richard Holmes exploring the creation and impact of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley , who died 150 years ago. It is a story written by an 18-year-old girl that looks the dreams and fears of modern science in the face. With
Paul McGann as Dr Frankenstein. David Bamber as the Creature and Eleanor Tremain as Mary Shelley. The cast also includes Bonnie Hurren , Anthony Hyde , Stuart McQuarrie. John Telfer and Bill Wallis.
By Henrik Ibsen. Doug Lucie 's adaptation of one of Ibsen's most controversial plays, stars Penelope Wilton and Paul Rhys as the mother and son who struggle to come to terms with the legacy ofthe past - not only the sins ofthe fathers but also the crippling effect of a society hidebound by duty.
Translated by Margaretha Danbolt Simon Director Janet Whitaker
Paul Guinery presents a special Baltic edition. Founded in 1940, the Latvian Radio Choirwas the country's first professional choir and the music of the Baltic states is central to their repertory. Tonight they perform three major works commissioned for them by Latvian Radio, recorded last week in the Grand Hall ofthe Latvian University, Riga. The programme concludes with two haunting works by Peteris Vasks from their concert given at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in 2000. Latvian Radio Choir, conductor Sigvards Klava
Maija Einfelde Midsummer Folk Songs Andris Dzenitis The Sun
Vilnis Smidbergs Mythical Folk Songs Peteris Vasks Sun-the -Mother; Litene See tomorrow 7.30pm
Recorded in the Usher Hall at the Edinburgh International Festival in 1999. Andras Schiff (piano)
Bach Partitas: No lin B flat, BWV825; No 2 in C minor, BWV826; No 4 in D. BWV828
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present another specially recorded concert from the Ocean in Hackney, London. It features two acts from Iceland: live mixing and electronics from Curver, and "progressive hardcore" from Minus. Completing the bill are avant-garde free-folk quartet Volcano the Bear.
With Jill Anderson.
Salomone Rossi Barechu ; Odekha Ki 'Anitani; Yitgadal 12.15
Wagner Siegfried-Idyll 12.35 CPE Bach Concerto in F for two harpsichords, Wq46
1.00 Constantijn Huygens Pathodia
Profana 1.40 Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 1 in D, Op 11 2.10 Poulenc Sonata for two pianos (1953) 2.35 Bruckner
Symphony No 8 in C minor4.10 Alfredo Casella Sicilienne and Burlesque
4.20 Ravel Tzigane 4.30 Fesch Concerto in G minor, Op 5 No 2 4.40
Edward MacDowell To a Wild Rose 5.00
Wouter Hutschenruyter Ouverture voor Groot Orkest 5.05 Hermann Ambrosius Suite
5.15 Samuel Capricomus Sonata a 3 5.20 Bach Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
5.35 August Enna Sketch Book
5.50 Mozart Misericordias Domini , K222