With Martin Handley.
Schubert Piano Sonata in A flat, D55 7
6.12 Victoria 0 Sacrum Convivium
7.00 Purcell / Will Give Thanks unto the Lord
7.40 Bach Keyboard Concerto No 4 in A, BWV1055
8.00 Cherubini Souvenir pour Son Cher Baillot in E flat
8.35 Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 2
Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from concerts around Europe, including
Mikhail Pletnev performing excerpts from his own arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty. The studio guest at about 10.00 is Charles Saumarez Smith , director of the National Gallery. Music includes at approximately:
9.10 Bach Orchestral Suite No 4 in D,
BWV1069 Vienne Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.35 Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 50 AndrasSchiff
10.55 Weill Recordare Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus, conductor Timothy Brown
11.15 Berlioz La Mort de Cleopatre
Jennifer Larmore (mezzo), Danish National Orchestra, conductor Marc Soustrot Email your comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
So What Is Great? "Great" is arguably one of the most overused adjectives in current usage. Norman Lebrecht asks what it really means, and whether there is anyone alive who is unquestionably great?
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Beaux Arts Trio
Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Wo039; Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
Claudio Arrau. The first of two programmes celebrating the centenary of the birth of the great Chilean pianist. In Piers Lane's selection from the BBC
Archives Arrau talks about his early years, and plays Beethoven's Sonata in Fminor, Op 57 (Appassionata), and two of Schubert's late piano pieces. He also accompanies Benjamin Britten , Heather Harper , Janet Baker , Peter Pears and Thomas Hemsley in some of Brahms's Liebesliederwaltzer (Op 52).
Repeat of yesterday 12 noon
London features high on the list in today's selection, with Alan Abbott 's London
Fragments and Haydn Wood 's London
Cameos. And there's a long-awaited, much requested outingforthe HighwayCode, sung to Anglican chant by the Mastersingers.
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor
Stephen Johnson looks at Bruckner's final composition, which remained incomplete on his death. With musical examples played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Peter Stark. See Friday 7.30pm
John Tusa meets the choreographer William Forsythe, whose controversial work has been said to have replaced ballet's classical line with an aesthetic of perfect disorder.
By Thea von Harbou and Fritz Lang.
It's 1930. Berlin is gripped with fear as a murderer preys on the city's children against a backdrop of political turbulence and rising criminality. Peter Straughan 's kaleidoscopic adaptation of Fritz Lang 's cinema classic exploits the emphasis Lang placed on sound in his first steps beyond the silent movie era. with Jonathan Tafller , GillyTompkins, Ewan Bailey
Peter Marinker , Michael Wildman , Clare Corbett , Ben Crowe. Rebecca Manley , Cressida Whyte ,
Emily Button , Gregg Prentice , Ruby Stokes and Jack Durrant DirectorToby Swift
Choirs of America. Paul Guinery talks to Philip Brunelle about his work and introduces recent performances recorded in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis.
Hoist This Have I Done for My True Love Gardner Robin Adair
MacMillan Christus Vincit
Vaughan Williams Valiant for Truth Vocal Essence Ensemble Singers
Bingham Otherworld Plymouth Music Series Chorus and Orchestra
DeBlasio My Beloved Is Mine
Tina Davidson Antiphon for the Virgin
Staphen Paulus Love Opened a Mortal Wound
William Hawley My River Runs to Thee Carlos Guastavino Gala del Dia David Baker If There Be Sorrow Mantyjarvi EIHambo
Vocal Essence Ensemble Singers
Noriko Kawai (piano), conductor Thierry Fischer
Gerald Barry Piano Concerto; From the Intelligence Park
The Genius of Renaissance Spain
Another chance to hear this concert from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
The Cardinall's Musick Consort and Players, director Andrew Carwood Victoria Missa pro Victoria; Magnificat Sexti Toni
Interspersed with motets by Anchieta,
Escribano, Guerrero, Pefialosa, Morales and Padilla.
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of musical styles.
With Jonathan Swain. Mendelssohn
Overture: The Hebrides (Fmgal's Cave)
12.15 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C
12.55 J Strauss (son) Persischer Marsch , Op 289 1.00 Poulenc Salve Regina ;
Exultate Deo; Un Soirde Neige; Motets pour un Temps de Pénitence; Motets pour le
Temps de Noel; Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue; Cantata: La Figure Humaine
2.05 Debussy Hommage a Rameau
(Images) 2.15 Lipatti Sonatina for violin and piano, Op 2.30 Rachmaninov
Caprice Bohémien, Op 12 2.50 Anon,
13th-century Spanish Improvisations and Dances Based on the "Cantigas de Santa Maria 3.00 Telemann Rute Concerto in D
3.10 Mozart Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, K452 3.35 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian) (1879 version) 4.10 Hindemith Trauermusik
4.20 Flothius Sonnet, Op 9 4.30 Cavalli No Ho Piu Core (Giasone) 4.45 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F, RV293 (Autumn)
(Four Seasons) 5.00 Bach Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV874 (Das
Wohltemperierte Klavier, Book 2)
5.15 Bruhns Wohl Dem , Derden Herren
Furchtet 5.25 Louis Couperin Harpsichord Suite in G 5.40 Mozart, arr Danzi Cello Duos arranged from "The Magic Flute
5.50 Liszt Sonetto 123 di Petrarca
(Annees de Pèlerinage, Book 2)