With Martin Handley.
Vaughan Williams Magnificat
6.35 Vivaldi Concerto in B flat for violin and cello, RV547
7.00 Mozart Symphony No 32 in G, K318
7.40 Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat
8.00 Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)
8.35 Grieg PeerGynt , Suite No 2
Stephanie Hughes presents a programme of live music from the Assembly Rooms in Bath, featuring Debussy, Liszt and Brahms from pianist Ashley Wass , Concordia playing Purcell and Lawes, and the Nash Ensemble playing Poulenc, Beethoven and Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale
(conducted by Martyn Brabbins ). Today's guest at around 10.00 is Tim Bullamore , author of a history of the Bath Festival. For free tickets call [number removed]
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With Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson. In the anniversary year of the death of Queen Elizabeth I, a look at some important Elizabethan musical scores in the British
Library. Plus African polyrhythm and its influence on modern composers, and virtuosity - a lost art or a relevant skill in modern music? Producer PaulFrankl
BATH FESTIVAL SONG WEEKEND
Live from the Bath Assembly Rooms, nlain Burnside accompanies Susan Chilcott
(soprano) and Susan Bickley (mezzo). Britten A Charm of Lullabies Strauss Four Songs, Op 27
Judith Weir Songs from the Exotic Britten/Bolcom Cabaret Songs
Leonard Bernstein La Bonne Cuisine
John Ogdon. Piers Lane concludes his look at the BBC archive recordings of the English pianist John Ogdon. Music includes a sonata by Schubert and an electrifying performance of Liszt's First Piano Concerto with the Bournemouth Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Constantin Silvestri.
Michael Berkeley 's guest, literary critic
James Wood , chooses his favourite music, including Byrd, Tallis, Parry and the Beatles.
Malcolm Arnold conducts the London
Philharmonic Orchestra in his own
Scottish Dances, Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in Sydney Torch's Petite Valse and the programme ends with a salute to that master of top hat and tails - Fred Astaire.
Chris de Souza takes a fresh look at
Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A, K622.
Specially recorded examples are played by John Bradbury (clarinet/basset clarinet) with the BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba , together with excerpts from a recording made by Charles Neidich with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. See Performance on 3 Wednesday 7.30pm
Peter the Great drove thousands to death to create his dream city, St Petersburg.
Great violence and haunting beauty have marked the metropolis ever since. On the 300th anniversary of its foundation, writer Kevin Jackson questions the legacy of the Tsar's enlightened despotism. With reflections from Count Nikolai Tolstoy (a descendant of one of Peter's ambassadors), the curator of the Hermitage
Aleksei Leporc , and travel writer Colin Thubron.
The reader is Eleanor Bron. Producer Kate Bolton
BATH FESTIVAL SONG WEEKEND
nLive from the Bath Assembly Rooms, lain
Burnside accompanies Susan Chilcott
(soprano), Susan Bickley (mezzo), Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (tenor) and Hakan Vramsmo (baritone) in a programme of anti-romantic, non rose-tinted views of the countryside, including songs by Poulenc, FG Scott, Ravel, Butterworth, Grainger, Judith Weir and Bartok.
I By Tennessee Williams. With
Brendan Fraser , Alfred Molina , Shirley Knight ,
Cindy Katz and Eric Stoltz. A thrilling, haunting, disturbing and often funny play, ruthlessly exposing the weaknesses and fantasies of the writer's fellow guests in a seedy boarding house in New Orleans, run by a half-mad landlady. and Clarinet Phil Todd
Director Martin Jenkins Producer Martin Jarvis
Sven-David Sandstrom is Sweden's foremost composer of choral music. Paul Guinery explores Sandstrom's highly evocative choral music in performances by some of Sweden's finest choirs. The climax of the programme is a recording of Sails of Longing, a 40-minute work for male voice chorus and orchestra, commissioned by the Orphei Drangar Choir. The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Manfred Honeck.
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a session from the Canadian duo Smash and Teeny, which features Sarah Peebles on computer and sho (Japanese mouth organ) and Nilan Perera on treated guitar, with John Butcher (saxophones).
With Susan Sharpe.
12.20 Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66 12.45 Chopin Preludes ,
Op 28: No 11 in B; No 12 in G sharp minor, No 13 in F sharp; No 14 in E flat; No 15 in D flat 1.00 Kristo Odak Madrigal , Op 11 StjepanSuIek The Tablet of Baska Bozidar Sirola Missa Poetica
1.55 Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60 2.25 Rachmaninov Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
2.30 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams)
3.15 Mendelssohn Preludes and Fugues, Op 35 : No I in E minor; No 3 in B minor; No 5 in F minor; No 6 in B flat 3.40 Bach Toccata and Fugue in F, BWV540
3.55 Biber Harmonia Romana
4.10 CPE Bach Wer 1st So SurdigAls Du, Wq222 4.15 Janacek Pohadka
4.30 Khachaturian Adagio (Spartacus, Ballet Suite No 2) 4.45 Brahms Tragic Overture 5.00 Mozart Serenade in D, K239 (Serenata Notturna)
5.10 lacobus Gallus Camiolus Four
Madrigals 5.15 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 5.25 Gounod Salut Demeure Chaste et Pure (Faust)
5.30 Uszt, transcr
Lhevinne Reminiscences on Meyerbeer's "Robert le Diable" 5.40 Grainger, arr Wincenc Molly on the Shore 5.45 Butterworth A Shropshire Lad