With Martin Handley.
Weber, compl Mahler Entr'acte: DerDrei Pintos Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
6.40 Haydn Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo in B flat, H XXII 7 Lynda Russell (soprano),
Winchester Cathedral Choir, Brandenburg Orchestra, conductor David Hill
7.00 Spohr Overture: DerAlchymist Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christian Frolich
7.50 Humperdinck Der Blaue Vogel Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
8.00 Handel 0 Sing unto the Lord Lynne Dawson (soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor),
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
8.40 Franck Le Chasseur Maudit Belgian National Orchestra, conductor Andre Cluytens
Haydn Missa Brevis Sancti
Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe and beyond. At around 10.00 she is joined by Michael Attenborough , artistic director of the Almeida theatre in London. Music includes works by Clara Schumann and Fanny Hensel from the Jerusalem
International Chamber Music Festival, plus Bach and Haydn, and: Smetana Dance of the Comedians (The Bartered Bride) Jeunesses Musicales
World Orchestra, conductor Yakov Kreizberg
9.30 Strauss Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche Swedish Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Manfred Honeck
11.25 Howells Hymnus Paradisi
Fionuala McCarthy (soprano), Michael Hart (tenor), Mid-German Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Howard Arman
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Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson present the weekly arts news and magazine programme.
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Fiona Talkington. KyokoTakezawa (violin),
Eduardo Maria Strabbioli (piano) Bartok Violin Sonata No 2
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer)
Repeated from Monday
Stephen Johnson considers some of the s made by the great
American virtuoso violinist Ruggiero Ricci. Including recordings of Mendelssohn's
Violin Concerto in E minor and a selection from the Paganini Caprices for solo violin, as well as Ricci in conversation, reminiscing on the perils of being an infant prodigy.
Repeat of yesterday 12 noon
Today's show includes Peter Hope's Four French Dances, Charles Williams takes a Quiet Stroll, Leroy Anderson puts a dime in the Classical Jukebox and the Estonian group Theatre Bel-Etage play a selection from Lionel Monckton's Arcadians.
Poulenc Quatre Motets pourun Temps de Penitence
Chris de Souza explores the spiritual side of a composer who is also known for his mocking wit and ironic vaudevillian style. With specially recorded music examples and performances by the BBC Singers conducted byJustin Doyle.
Before he was shot on Stalin's orders in January 1940, short-story writer and playwright Isaac Babel made one final plea: "Let me finish my work. Twenty-seven folders of h is work were lost in the confines of the Lubyanka in Moscow.
Professor Jim Riordan talks to friends, lovers and family about Babel the man, and looks for clues to his lost work from those who search the mouldering Moscow archives. Producer Mark Burman
Conceived and directed by Simon McBurney with the theatre company
Complicite. In 1991 tourists descending a 3,000-metre peak find a body emerging from the ice. Stories of journeys fragment and revolve like the act of memory itself as Mnemonic questions our understanding of time and our attempts to retell the past. TheComplicite company: Annabel Arden ,
Katrin Cartlidge , Hannes Flaschberger , Richard Katz. Marcello Magni , Simon McBurney. Tim McMullan ,
Kostas Philippoglou , Rolf Saxon , Catherine Schaub Abkarian and Daniel Wahl
For Palm Sunday, Paul Guinery introduces a performance of a vi rtuoso setting of the St Matthew Passion for unaccompanied choir, composed in 1950 by Ernst Pepping. BBC Singers, conductor Stefan Parkman
Pepping Passion According to St Matthew
Conductor Nikos Christodoulou
The first of four programmes exploring the orchestral music of Greek composer Nikos Skalkottas , a pupil of Weill and Schoenberg who died in 1949 at the age of 45. Skalkottas 36 Greek Dances, Set 1: Dances 1-12
Harry Christophers conducts two of the magnificent anthems composed by Handel forthe private chapel of his first English employer, the Duke of Chandos. Eleanor Meynell and Elizabeth Poole (sopranos), Daniel Auchincloss and Andrew Murgatroyd (tenors), BBC Singers, Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers
Handel Chandos Anthem No 10: The Lord Is My Light, HWV255; Chandos Anthem No 6: As Pants the Hart, HWV251
Robert Sandall reports from the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival held at
Camber Sands, East Sussex, last weekend. He meets musicians and introduces performances from Pita, Hecker, REQ and Jim O'Rourke.
With John Shea. Mendelssohn Piano
Concerto No 1 in G minor!2.2S Pachelbel Nun DanketAlle Gottl2.30 Prokofiev
Suite No 1: Cinderella 1.00 Zelenka The
Lamentations of Jeremiah 2.10 Schubert
Piano Quintet in A, D66 7 (Trout)
2.50 Rameau Suite: Castoret Pollux
3.15 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D
(Polish) 4.00 Chopin Impromptu in G flat, Op 51; Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45
4.20 Telemann Concerto in D fortwo horns
4.30 Brahms Hungarian Dances: No 5 in G minor; No 6 in D; No 20 in E minor; No 21 in E minor 4.40 Liszt St Francis de Paule
Walking on the Water (Legendes, No 2)
4.50 Richard Rogers , orch Robert Russell Bennett Suite: Victory at Sea 5.00 JC Pezel German Dance Suite 5.05 Veljo Tormis
Autumn Landscapes 5.15 Rachmaninov Prelude No 5 in G minor, Op 23
5.25 Zielenski Video Caelos Aperto (Communio in Festo St Stephani)
5.35 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor for multiple instruments, RV577 5.45 Liszt
Reminiscences on Mozart's "Don Giovanni"