With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Grieg Lyric Suite, Op 54
Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli Dussek Piano Concerto in G minor, Op 49 Andreas Staier , Concerto Cologne
8.00-9.00: Faure Impromptu in D flat, Op 86 Andrea Vigh (harp) Martucci Le Canzone dei Ricordi Mirella Freni
(soprano), Milan La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain HunterCD recommendation. Plus excerpts from the recording of Rachmaninov's Vespers recommended on yesterday's CD Review. Other music includes:
Prokofiev Tybalt's Death (Ballet: Romeo and Juliet) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl
AgostinoSteffani lo Voglio Provar
Daniela Mazzucato (soprano),
Carolyn Watkinson (mezzo), WouterMoller (cello), Alan Curtis (harpsichord)
Smetana String Quartet No 2 in D minor Skampa Quartet
D Scariatti Harpsichord Sonata in E, Kkl62 Pierre Hantai (harpsichord) Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Vienna SO, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Handel For unto Us (Messiah) London Philharmonic Choir, London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen Email your comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Berkeley 's guest is journalist Michael Bywater , whose entertaining and often provocative articles in various newspapers and magazines explore a vast range of subjects. His musical enthusiasms are equally eclectic, ranging from Praetorius, Bach and Handel to Messiaen, Janacek and Ligeti.
The English Concert
Andrew Manze presents a concert from
St George's Bristol, given by his own group the English Concert. Featuring music by Muffat and Schmelzer.
A programme with music chosen on the theme of Italian journeys: Luigi Boccherini was an Italian who spent much of his life in Madrid; Mozart travelled frequentlyto Italy; and Tchaikovsky's string sextet was composed after a trip to Florence.
Stephanie Hughes introduces the concert from last year's Bath MozartFest.
Katherine Gowers and Catherine Manson
(violins), Rachel Roberts and David Adams (violas), Steven Isserlis and GuyJohnston (cellos)
Boccherini Sonata in C minor for two cellos
Mozart String Quartet in G, K156
Boccherini String Quintet in E, Op 11 No 5 Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence, Op 70
6/6. The Birds. David Attenborough 's final selection from his CD collection focuses on birds and birdsong, with musical interpretations by Delius, Bishop and Respighi, and American composer James Fassett 's Symphony of the Birds. Producer Anthony Seliors
Louise Fryer 's bag of listener requests includes ChristophPoppen's controversial realisation of Bach's Chaconne for solo violin interwoven with chorales performed by the Hilliard Ensemble, plus music by Portuguese composer, Joly Braga Santos. And Mstislav Rostropovich and Benjamin Britten perform cello music by Janacek at the 1965 Aldeburgh Festival.
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With Tom Service. An interview with cellist and conductor Heinrich Schiff and a look at the role played by sacred music and religious traditions in the process that led to the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. Producer Paul Frankl
The first night of Alexander's Feast in 1736 was one of the most successful of Handel's
London premieres. Based on Dryden'sepic Song forst Cecilia's Day extolling the power of music, the work proved to be only second to Messiah in popularity during the remainder of Handel's life. This concert, given on Saturday in Newcastle upon Tyne, includes the concerto grosso originally composed for performance between the two acts. Introduced by Paul Guinery.
Lisa Milne (soprano), James Oxley (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone),
Sinfonia Chorus, Northern Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas McGegan
Handel Alexander 's Feast, Act 1;
Concerto Grosso in C (Alexander's Feast); Alexander's Feast, Act 2
Facing Leicester Square
A journey through one of London's most famous landmarks at the beginning of this century, recorded live at the Albany Theatre, Deptford, London. Featuring Mat Fraser, Segun Lee-French , Sophie Woolley and Shamshad Kahn performing theirown work, Wil Johnson performing work by Ferdinand Dennis , and Jenny Jules performing work by Diran Adebayo. The compere is actor and writer Lennie James.
Music composed and performed by Paul Gladstone-Reid with TonyWallard (cello) Producer/Director Topher Campbell
Is indolence the enemy or ally of creativity? Poet and critic Patrick McGuinness traces the cultural history of idleness, from the leisured Romans to the agitated indolence of the Situationists in 1960s Paris. With contributions from Andrew Motion , Mary Beard , Valentine Cunningham and David Dabydeen. Producer Paul Quinn
Featuring a session from Yorkshire-based singer/songwriter Steve Tilston.
1/5. Early Life. With Donald Macleod.
Prélude (Te Deum in D); Suite: Le Malade Imaginaire (excerpts); Caecilia Virgo et Martyr (excerpt); Suite: Circe (excerpts);
Alma Redemptoris Mater ; Concert for four viols (excerpt) Repeated from Monday at 12 noon
With John Shea.
Soderman Catholic Mass 1.40 Byrd Quadran Pavan and Galliard in G
1.55 Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) 2.25 Bliss Cello Concerto
2.55 Britten Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge , Op 10 3.20 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2 3.50 Rosetti Grande
Symphonie in D 4.05 Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No 2 in B flat 4.15 Zajc Eva and Zrinski's Duet (Nikola Subic Zrinjski)
4.25 Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino
4.30 Strozzi Spesso per Entro al Petto;
Diporte di Euterpe , Op 7 4.35 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in C, Kk420 4.40 Glinka Valse-Fantaisie in 8 minor 4.50
Mozart Rondo in B flat, K269 5.00 Handel A Grand Instrumental Procession 5.05 Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1 048
5.15 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E, RV269
(Spring) (The Four Seasons) 5.25Wikander Three choral songs 5.35 Ludvig Norman String Quartet in C, Op 42 6.05 Addinsell
Warsaw Concerto 6.15 Devienne Trio No 2 in C 6.25 Schubert Four songs
6.40 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande