Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in F, RV456 Pierre Pierlot , I Solisti Veneti , director Claudio Scimone
Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52 Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Wolf An eine Aolsharfe
Arleen Auger (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)
Rosetti Harp Sonata in C Charlotte Balzereit Webem Passacaglia, Op 1 Dresden
Staatskapelle, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli Bach Cantata No 118: 0 Jesu Christ , mein's Lebens Licht Monteverdi Choir, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.30-10.00: Franck Violin Sonata in A
Renaud Capuçon , Alexandre Gurning (piano) GeorgBohm Wer nur den lieben Gott last walten Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord) Schumann Erist's Elisabeth Schumann (soprano), George Reeves (piano) Wolf ImFruhling
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
With Jonathan Swain.
Roussel Petite Suite, Op 39 Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.14 Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Myra Hess , Philharmonia, conductor Rudolf Schwarz
10.48 Busnois Gaude Celestis Domina
Binchois Consort , director Andrew Kirkman
10.56 Roussel Le Festin d'Araignee, Op 17 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
11.30 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 Myra Hess
2/5. Early Music
Peter Maxwell Davies talks to Donald Macleod about the works written before his first visit to the Orkneys, the attraction for him of early music, and his astonishingly creative but turbulent year of 1969. Purcell Fantasia upon One Note Fires of London, conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Maxwell Davies Points and Dances (Taverner, Act 1); Eight Songs for a Mad King, Nos 6-8 Julius Eastman (baritone), Fires of London, conducted by the composer St Thomas Wake BBC Philharmonic conducted by the composer
(Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight)
West Cork Chamber Music Festival
This week Sean Rafferty presents highlights of this summer's festival in Bantry.
Faure Cello Sonata No 2 in G minor, Op 117 Sonia Wieder-Atherton , Artur Pizarro (piano) Franck Piano Quintet in F minor Artur Pizarro , Vanbrugh Quartet
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone),
St Petersburg PO, conductor Yuri Temirkanov Glinka Dances (Ruslan and Lyudmila)
Musorgsky Songs and Dances of Death Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45 Repeated from Tuesday 24 August
The soprano Susan Chilcott died a year ago this week. lain Burnside presents a recital first broadcast in 2002, in which he accompanied her in songs by Aaron Copland , including the 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson and a selection from his Old American Songs.
Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, interviews and news from the arts world.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Penny Gore . In Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho 's new work, Orion is depicted as constellation, hunter and demigod, with eerie, icy effects highlighted against a serene backdrop. Plus Bartok's sinister one-act opera, in which the dark secrets of the Duke's past are exposed by his wife's curiosity.
Ildiko Komlosi (mezzo), John Tomlinson (bass), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Kaija Saariaho Orion (first UK performance)
8.00 Twenty Minutes: The Star
By HG Wells . Astronomers discover a bright new star in the heavens rushing headlong towards the Earth on a collision course.
Patrick Stewart reads this classic short story from the father of science fiction.
8.20 Bartok Duke Bluebeard's Castle
Thisconcert is televised on BBC4, starting at 7.30pm
The story of Brazil's popular music revolution of the 1960s, which was played out on television talent shows against the backdrop of an oppressive military dictatorship. Tropicalia was the name taken by a small group of poets, singers and composers whose radical performances led to the arrest and exile of their leaders Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil. Will Hodgkinson tracks down the various members of this cult collective, visiting the cities of Sao Paulo and the northern state of Bahia, birthplace of Veloso and Gil, as well as other important Tropicalia artists such as Tom Zé and Gal Costa . Producer Felix Carey
Verity Sharp presents traditional vocal music from Madagascar and Central Africa, chamber works by Giacinto Scelsi , and Brazilian psychedelia from Os Mutantes.
3/5. The War Years
Donald Macleod explores the impact on the young Erich Korngold of the First World War, in which he served as the conductor of a regimental band, raising money for orphaned Children in Vienna. Repeated from Wednesday
With Susan Sharpe.
Haydn Piano Concerto in G, H XVIII 4 Hartmann Sinfonia No 1 in D Haydn Piano Concerto in D, H XVIII 11
1.55 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
2.30 Luython Lamentationes Hieremiae Prophetae a 6
2.50 Telemann Suite in E minor
3.25 Scriabin Symphony No 1 in E 4.15 Schubert Allegretto in C minor. D91
4.20 Anon, arr Memelsdorff and Staler Court Masques under Charles I and 1
4.30 Britten Fancie (Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bred Parry O Mistress Mine
4.35 Rubbra Take 0 Take Those Lips Away, Op 22 4.40 Byrd Pavana Lachrimae
4.45 Morley It Was a Lover and His Lass
4.50 Jarzebski Concerto a 2 (Corona Aurea)
5.00 Verdi Ella Giammai M'amo! (Don Carlos)
5.05 Turina Circulo, Op 91
5.20 Caplet Divertissement No 2 (a I Espagnole)
5.25 Glazunov Serenade Espagnol, Op 20 No 2
5.35 Albeniz C6rdoba (Cantos de Espana. Op 232 No 4)
5.40 Falla Siete Canciones Popu/ares Espanolas
5.50 Granados Oriental (Danzas Espanolas, Op 27 No 2)
5.55 Prevorsek Spanish Dance 6.00 Crusell Suite: The Little Slave Girl
6.20 Schumann Kinderszenen, Op 15
6.40 De Boeck Ave Maria D'Amato, arr Daniell Ave Maria Arcadeht Ave Maria Hollander Ave Maria
6.50 Liszt Grandes Etudes de Paganini No 2