With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Nielsen Overture: Helios
Danish National RSO, conductor
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in A minor, RV522 (L 'Estro Armonico) Thomas Ihlenfeldt (theorbo), Mike Fentross (guitar),
Harp Consort, director Andrew Lawrence-King (double harp)
8.00-9.00: Berlioz Les Troyens (Prelude to
Act 3) Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor Andras Schiff , Bavarian RSO, conductor Charles Dutoit Handel Hercules (excerpt) Soloists, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Music also includes: Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor (La Follia) (after Corelli's Op 5 No 12) I Musici
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor, Op Posth Yehudi Menuhin , New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
Finzi For St Cecilia Philip Langridge (tenor), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Piazzolla Tristezas de un Doble
Per Arne Glorvigen (bandoneon), Alois Posch (double bass), Alban Berg Quartet
Schubert Piano Trio Movement in B flat, D28 Trio di Trieste
Handel And the Glory of the Lord; Pastoral Symphony; Hallelujah (Messiah)
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
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Another chance to relish the Private Passions of actor, author and raconteur Peter Ustinov , who died earlier this year.
Andrew Manze presents a live and interactive programme with Charivari Agréable performing music by late Tudor /early Jacobean composers. Send questions or comments by email: email@example.com, text: [number removed] or phone: [number removed].
Aconcertfrom last year's Edinburgh International Festival. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Kopelman Quartet
Tchaikovsky String Quartet in E flat minor, Op 30 Schubert String Quartet in D minor, 0810 (Death and the Maiden)
New series 1/3. Pursuing the Vision
Peggy Reynolds charts Glyndebourne's close association with the operas of Mozart and looks at how founder John Christie 's ambition to stage Wagner was finally achieved last year. Producer Edward Blakeman
Music of the Silk Road
Jve from the Royal Albert Hall , London. rhe centrepiece of this season's East/West :heme features Yo-Yo Ma's ensemble in a colourful programme that includes music and musicians from China, India, Persia, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. Tabla player Sandeep Das and Iranian spike-fiddler Kayhan Kalhorfeature in their own compositions, and Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man performs traditional music. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Silk Road Ensemble. London Sinfonietta
Byambasuren Sharav Legend of Herlen Zhao Jiping Moon over Guan Mountains for sheng, pipa, cello and tabla Sandeep Das Tarang
4.50 Twenty Minutes: An Unfinished Record ByZhangJie, translated by WJFJenner.
An elderly Chinese writer lives alone with his cat, the Grand Historian. On the day before he is due to go into hospital, he looks back on his life. Read by Burt Kwouk. Produced and abridged by Emma Harding.
5.10 Armenian folk songs, collected Komitas, arr Aslamazyan
Vagharshabadi Dance; It's Spring
Traditional, arr Ljova Music of the Roma Kayhan Kalhor Blue as the Turquoise Night of Neyshabur See BBC Proms Chamber Music tomorrow lpm
By Vladimir Nabokov. Set in Berlin, in a period moving inexorably towards the Second World War, this is the story of the downfall of a middle-aged married man who becomes infatuated with a young woman. She uses him with startling callousness and ultimately destroys him. Dramatised by Craig Hieeinson.
Composer Howard Davidson Director Maria Aitken Producer Marilyn Imrie
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Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Louise Fryer.
Katharine Fuge and Renata Pokupic
(sopranos), Sara Mingardo (mezzo),
Mark Padmore (tenor), Dietrich Henschel (baritone), Monteverdi Choir , English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Bach Mass in B minor, BWV232 Repeated on Thursday 26 August at 2.30pm
Olivier Messiaen's Catholic faith was a mainstay of his personal life and a consistent feature of his music. But did it liberate or limit his creative work? Tom Service talks to Pierre Boulez , Olivier Latry , Pierre-LaurentAimard and Père Jean-
Rodolphe Kars - musicians whose lives were deeply affected by their association with this most spiritual Of composers. Producer Paul Frankl
With a studio session by Zulu musician Shiyani Ngcobo , a master of the distinctive maskanda tradition of guitar playing and praise poetry.
1/5. Donald Macleod looks at the innovations Beethoven brought to modern piano-playing technique. RepeatedfromMonday
With Jon Shea.
Charpentier Te Deum; Messe pour les Trépassés; Sonate a 8; Le Reniement de Saint-Pierre; Mors Saulis etjonathae
2.35 De Visee Suite in G 2.55 Bach Chorale Preludes
(selection) 3.10 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11
3.30 Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat 3.55 J Strauss (son) Overture: DerZigeunerbaron 4.05 Lehar Lippen schweigen (Die Lustige Witwe) 4.10 Ravel Introduction and Allegro
4.20 Grieg Norwegian Bridal March (Pictures from Country Life, Op19); Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (Lyric Pieces, Op 65 No 6) 4.30 Tormis Sugismaastikud 4.40 Upattl FourSongs 4.50 Wolf Italian Serenade 5.00Buxtehode FourChorales 5.10 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor for two cellos, RV531 5.25 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D, Wql83 No 1
5.35 Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44
5.45 Schubert Hoffnung , 0637; Hektors Abschied , D312b
5.55 Beethoven Overture: Konig Stephan
6.00 Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
6.35 Strauss Suite: DerRosenkavalier