With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Charpentier Messe de Minuit Soloists, Musiciens du Louvre Choir and Ensemble, conductor Marc Minkowski
Wagner Dawn ; Siegfried's Rhine Journey
(Gotterdammerung) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.00-9.00: Durufle Prelude and Fugue, Op 7 Friedhelm Flamme (organ)
Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
Soloists, ECO, conductor Matthew Best
With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Berg's Violin Concerto recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Josef Strauss Bauern-Polka , Op 276 Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
Lebrun Oboe Concerto No 1 in D Heinz Holliger , Camerata Bern, conductor Thomas Furi Saint-Saens Danse Macabre
Colonne Concerts Association Orchestra, conductor Louis Fourestier
Bruno Walter Tragodie 1-3, Op 12 Nos 4-6 Emma Bell (soprano), Andrew West (piano)
Mendelssohn String Quintet No 2 in B flat, Op 8 7 Christian Tetzlaff and Isabella Faust (violins),
Hartmut Rohde (viola), Stefan Fehlandt (viola), Gustav Rivinius (cello)
Mozart Madamina (Don Giovanni )
Ezio Pinza (bass), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter
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Michael Berkeley explores the musical private passions of actress Dame Judi Dench , which include works by Bach,
Bernstein, Stravinsky, Rachmaninov and Peter Maxwell Davies.
Brighton Early Music Festival
Soprano Emma Kirkby and viol consort
Fretwork perform consort songs by William Byrd and look at the life and influence of the Elizabethan courtier and poet Philip Sidney , in a concert recorded at this year's Brighton Early Music Festival. Presented by Catherine Bott.
Stephanie Hughes introduces a selection of Hugo Wolf 's settings of Morike, Eichendorff and Goethe performed at Snape Maltings, Suffolk, last weekend by the tenor
Ian Bostridge and pianist Antonio Pappano.
1/4. Conductor Marin Alsop explores how the transformation of the world by the march of technology has been reflected in music, beginning with music inspired by the steam engine. Including railway pictures by Villa-Lobos, Johann Strauss and Honegger, factory soundscapes in Fred Rzewski's Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues and Alexander Mosolov's Iron Foundry, and Elgar's evocation of a transatlantic liner.
A roadshow edition from Guernsey, featuring live performance and requests from an invited audience at the second Victor Hugo
International Music Festival. Featured artists include the Martinu Quartet playing works by Schubert and Janacek, Prokofiev's Cinq
Melodies from violinist David Le Page , and vocal group I Fagiolini performing works by Debussy, Milhaud and Monteverdi.
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Virtuoso recorder player Michala Petri talks about forging a modern career with an instrument most associated with Baroque music. And, as productions of Duke Bluebeard's Castle open in England and Scotland, a look at the personal and psychosexual elements of Bartok's dark, interior drama. Producer Paul Frankl
A performance of Mahler's First Symphony given on Friday at St David's Hall in Cardiff. Presented by Sarah Walker.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Tadaaki Otaka Mahler Symphony No 1
By Tennessee Williams. A thrilling, haunting, disturbing, often funny play in which Williams ruthlessly exposes the frailties, failures and fantasies of his fellow guests sharing space in a seedy boarding-house in New Orleans, run by a half-mad landlady. and Phil Todd (clarinet)
Director Martin Jenkins Producer Martin Jarvis
Zeinab Badawi concludes her cultural journey through the countries connected by the Nile. She considers how Egyptians ancient and modern have tried to tame the river and the silt-rich annual flood it brings from the heart of Africa to the Mediterranean. And she discovers that the Egyptian world-view has been coloured by the knowledge that the river is a source both of life and Of death. Producer ZahidWarley
Tunes from around the world and a studio session by brilliant young piano accordion player Harriet Bartlett.
1/5. Donald Macleod charts the activities of the vast army of musicians enlisted by France's
Sun King to adorn the most magnificent court in late 17th-century Europe. Repeated from Monday
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Mikkelborg Noone of Night Helen Davis (harp),
Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet). Copenhagen Royal Chapel Chorus, conductor Ebbe Munk 1.50 Nordal Songs about Spring
2.20 Lajtha Three Nocturnes, Op 34 2.40 Wagner Siegfried Idyll 2.55 Pejacevic Life of Rowers, Op 19 3.20 Resplghl Rossiniana 3.45 Rheinberger Horn Sonata in E flat. Op 178
4.05 Beethoven Rondo in C, Op 51 No 2 4.10 Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No 4 in G 4.25 Bizet/Sankey Carmen Fantasy 4.45 Uszt Csardas Macabre
4.50 Goldmark Scherzo in E minor. Op 19 5.00 Chopin Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45 5.10 Ballard Volta and Coranto 5.15 Sauguet La Nuit 5.25
Mozart Abendempfindung , K523 5.30 Brahms Fest- und
Gedenkspruche, Op 109 5.45 Bellini, arr anon Trumpet Concerto in E flat 5.50 Zemzaris Marvel Pieces
6.10 Debussy Etudes, Book 2
6.35 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A. K201