With Martin Handley.
Mondonville Venite Exultemus
Gillian Fisher (soprano), Charles Daniels (countertenor), Stephen Varcoe (bass), Choir of New College, Oxford, London
Baroque, conductor Edward Higginbottom
6.25 Mozart Violin Sonata in E flat, K302 Salvatore Accardo , Bruno Canino (piano)
7.00 JC Bach Sinfonia No 3 in E flat
7.25 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G Murray Perahia , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
8.00 Handel Laudate Pueri Dominum, HWV237 Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Choir and Musiciens de Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
8.40 Tchaikovsky Overture: Hamlet, Op 6 7 Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe and beyond. At around 10.00 she isjoined by novelist Paul Bailey. Music includes Viennese classics by Mozart and Beethoven played at the Jerusalem International Chamber
Music Festival by pianist Daniel Barenboim and friends, Hesperion XXI with vocal music from Monteverdi and his contemporaries, and, at around 10.55, as partofthe opening celebrations of the LSO's new education centre at St Luke's, the first performance of James MacMillan 's A Deep but Dazzling Darkness. And at approximately:
9.10 Debussy L 'Isle Joyeuse Eric Le Sage (piano)
9.25 Glinka Trio Pathétique in D minor Moscow Trio
9.40 Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812 Prague Symphonny Orchestra, conductor James Judd
11.45 Bruckner Te Deum in C
Melanie Diener (soprano),
Dagmar Peckova (alto), Zoran Todorovich (tenor),
Robert Holl (bass), Vienna Singakademie, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladamir Fedoseyev
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Is a Record Real? Is a Photograph Art? Norman Lebrecht considers whether recordings and photographs can ever be accepted as honest and accurate records Of art or reality. Repeated from Wednesday
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Sean Rafferty. Kate Royal (soprano), Eugene Asti (piano)
Brahms /m Garten am Seegestade, Op 70 No 1; Salome, Op 69 No 8; Lerchengesang, Op 70 No 2; Madchenfluch, Op 69 No 9
Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Chanson Triste; Soupir; Romance de Mignon
Schumann Frauenliebe und-leben, Op 42 Repeated from Monday
Kirsten Flagstad. In hertimethe
Norwegian soprano was considered the perfect Wagnerian. Hilary Finch explores her BBC archive recordings and reviews her career. With songs by Grieg and Schubert, and a performance of Wagner's Wesendonk-Lieder.
Repeat of yesterday 12 noon
Including the suite of dances from Alfred Reynolds 's The Duenna, an Ivor Novello songwith Frank Sinatra , and Paul Patterson 's Jubilee Dances in its first performance, recorded last October by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Christopher Austin.
Subtitled the Inextinguishable, Nielsen's
Fourth Symphony presents a musical view of mankind's yearningfor life. Stephen Johnson ponders over the elemental arguments of Nielsen's characterisation with the help of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Peter Stark. See Performance on 3 on Friday at 7.45pm
Frangois Rabelais, monk, theologian, physician, celebrator of life in all its excesses, and author of the satirical masterpiece Gargantua andPantagruel, died 450 years ago. Julian Evans travels to Paris and through the Loire in search of the man and talks to those for whom the work is one of the great literary treasures. Producer Richard Bannerman
Women Beware Women
Thomas Middleton 's Jacobean tragedy in which the women are the worst betrayers. When Leantio's beautiful wife Bianca catches the eye of the duke, the worldly Livia arranges an assignation, plunging Bianca into the vice and corruption of the court.
Director Alison Hindell
Paul Guinery meets James MacMillan to explore his recent choral music.
MacMillan Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis BBC Singers, Jonathan Scott (organ), BBC Philharmonic conducted by the Composer Mairi; The Gallant Weaver
BBC Singers conducted by the Composer 0 Bone Jesu The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers The Birds of Rhiannon
BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic conducted by the Composer
Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, D929
Recorded at the Bath MozartFest in 2001
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of musical styles.
With Jonathan Swain.
Kurpinski Overture: Two Huts
12.15 Mozart Piano Sonata in G, K283
12.30 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 12.50 Schubert Impromptu No 3 in G flat, D899 1.00 Ton de Leeuw Prière; A Cette Heure duJour; Cloudy Forms; Car Nos Vignes Sonten Fleur; Transparence
(parts 1-4) 2.05 Friedrich Witt Quintet in E flat for piano and wind
2.35 Francois Boieldieu Harp Concerto in C
3.00 Mahler, arrSchoenberg/Riehn Das Lied von der Erde 4.05 Rachmaninov, arr Cailliet Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5
4.15 Pisendel Violin Sonata in C minor
(attrBach as BWV1024) 4.30 Villa-Lobos Songofthe Black Swan 4.40 Gershwin Medley of songs, arr for piano
4.50 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Roses from the South, Op 388
5.00 Chopin Nocturne in D flat, Op 2 7 No 2
5.05 Kodaly Sonatina for cello and piano
5.15 Raitio The Swans, Op 15
5.25 CF Abel Symphony inD, Op 10 No
5.35 JG Reutter Ecco Quomodo Moritur Justus
S.SOSatasateZigeunerweisen, Op 20