With Martin Handley.
6.10 Debussy Children's Corner
6.35 Haydn Symphony No 60 in C (II Distratto)
7.15 Tchaikovsky, arr Debussy Swan Lake (excerpts)
7.40 Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495
8.10 Pergolesi Salve Regina in F minor
8.35 Bartok Kossuth
Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from concerts at Berlin, Rome, Paris,
Vienna, Calgary, Tisnov and Osaka. Plus excerpts from Judas Maccabeus from
Denmark, Schubert played by Andras Schiff from Switzerland and, at about 10.00 Stephanie's guest is travel writer and founder of Lonely Planet Publications Tony Wheeler. Music includes at approximately:
9.10 Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Berlin PO, conductor Pierre Boulez
10.05 Prokofiev, arr Guillou Toccata , Op 11 Iveta Apkalna (organ)
11.05 Ravel Ondine
Cedric Tiberghien (piano)
11.15 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) French National Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
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With Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson. Rim director Ken Russell talks about how music helped him through a personal crisis. And as the Society forthe
Promotion of New Music celebrates its
60th anniversary, a report on how well we nurture our composers.
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall. Verity Sharp presents the Karol Szymanowski Quartet with pianist Ashley Wass. Webern LangsamerSatz
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
ClaudioArrau. The second of two programmes celebrating the centenary of the great Chilean pianist's birth. Piers Lane plays BBC Archive recordings, including
Schoenberg's Three Pieces, Op 11, one of Schubert's late piano pieces and a towering performance of Schumann's Carnaval, Op 9.
Overtures by Suppe and Offenbach begin and end today's selection. In between, there's music by Sidney Torch and the Queen's Hall Light Orchestra,
Gordon Langford and his orchestra in a folk song arrangement, and the London Salon Ensemble play Karl Komzak 'stakeon Sullivan's Mikado.
Ivan Hewett takes a look at Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments, a work dating from the beginning ofthe composer's experimentation with neoclassicism. With musical illustrations performed bythe
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Peter Stark. The programme ends with a complete performance of the work.
The Gesar of Ling is an ancient Tibetan epic poem over a million lines long, which has been handed down by word of mouth among the Tibetan nomads for more than a millennium. Divine bards sing the heroic story in a state of trance and are still generating new episodes. Isabel Hilton travels to Qinghai Province in the northern side of the Tibetan plateau in search of one of the great epic poems of the world. Producer Virginia Crompton
A radio production, featuring the original stage cast, of Joe Penhall 's award-winning play. In a London psychiatric hospital, a patient claims to be the son of an African dictator - a story that becomes unnervingly plausible. An incendiary tale of race madness and power struggle within the National Health Service.
Director Roger Michell Producer Jeremy Mortimer
National Youth Choir of Great Britain In the 20 years since Mike Brewer founded the National Youth Choir, it has been increasingly influential in the British choral scene. Paul Guinery introduces the concert that the NYC gave in Ripon Cathedral last summer.
National Youth Choir of Great Britain, conductors Mike Brewer and Greg Beardsell Kodaly Mountain Song Schutz Aus der Tiefe
Byrd Laudibus in Sanctis
Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana) Walton A Litany; The Twelve
Vaughan Williams Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei (Mass in G minor)
Schoenberg Friede auf
Erden Trad , arr Hearne Two Spirituals
Trad, arr Brewer Let Me Shine; Hamba Lulu
James MacMillan Cello Concerto Peter Dixon (cello), conducted bythe Composer
New Ways to Mountains
An investigation, using speech, natural sounds and native American music, of how the Rocky Mountains dominate the lives of three people who live in them: mountain-climber Barry Blanchard , photographer Graig Richard , and artist and environmentalist Colleen Campbell.
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall deliver their weekly bag of new music, including a session by Brisbane-based sound artist Lawrence English , aka 1/0, part of Australia's thriving electronica scene.
With Jonathan Swain.
12.05 Beethoven Six Variations on an Original Theme in F, Op 34
12.20 Francesco Provenzale La Colomba
Ferita (excerpts) 12.35 Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
1.00 Czemy Offertorium: Exsulta Hlia Sion , Op 155; Graduals: 0 Deus AmorMeus; Beatus Vir ; Offertorium: Benedicat Nos
Deus, Op 73 7; Overture in E; Mass No 8 in C
2.00 Mielck String Quintet in F, Op 3
2.30 Tchaikovsky The Tempest, Op 18
2.50 Berlioz Overture: King Lear
3.05 Ferdinand David Concertino in E flat for trombone 3.20 Cornelius Dopper
Symphony No 7 (Zuiderzee) 3.55 Muffat/ Lully Orchestral Suite (compiled from
Flohlegium Secundum) 4.10 Otto Nicolai Horch, die Lerch Singt in Hain (Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor) 4.15 William Baines Coloured Leaves 4.25 Bach Fantasy (Prelude) in A minor, BWV922
4.30 D Scarlatti, arr Kain Sonata in F, Kk518 4.40 Martinu Variations on a Theme by Rossini 4.50 Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire 5.00 Bruckner Os lusti
5.10 Francisco de la Torre Justa Fue Mi
Perdicion 5.20 Bach Brandenburg
Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048 (1st mvt)
5.30 Reger Intermezzo in E flat minor, Op 45 No 3 5.35 Musorgsky Pimen 's monologue (Boris Godunov ) 5.40 Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture