Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Anon 0 Pulcherrima Mulierum Orlando Consort
Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2 Florestan Trio
8.00-9.00: Rossini Overture: La Scala di Seta:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
Bridge Enter Spring BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Nielsen's Wind Quintet recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Arban Fantasy and Variations on the Carnival in Venice Matthias Hofs (trumpet), Baden-Baden
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Werner Stiefel Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 30 No 1
Pamela Frank (violin), Claude Frank (piano) Monteverdi Gira il Nemico Insidioso
II Complesso Barocco, conductor Alan Curtis Friedrich Guida Entree
Performed by the composer (piano)
Achron Suite: The Golem Czech Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Gerard Schwarz
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Michael Berkeley 's guest is the writer
DBC Pierre, whose novel Vernon God Little won the 2003 Man Booker Prize. His musical enthusiasms include relatively little-known works by Hoist, Delius and Britten, a Shostakovich piano prelude, songs by Schubert and Wagner, Glenn Miller 's version of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, and the Exodus theme performed by Jazz Jamaica.
Andrew Manze is joined live in Studio 3 in Manchester by the Caecilia Concert, an exciting young early music ensemble featuring cornetto, trombone, dulcimer and keyboard.
Stephanie Hughes introduces one of the highlights of last year's festival in rural Austria - baritone Thomas Quasthoff 's recital of lieder by Schubert and Strauss. He is accompanied by pianist Justus Zeyen. Music includes:
Schubert Ganymed , D544; Prometheus, 0674; Im Abdenrot, D799; Erlkonig, D328
Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung ; Morgen; Allerseelen; Zueignung
3/3. Evening in Modena. Catherine Bott rounds off her day in the company of the great Italian soprano Mirella Freni with food and conversation in the diva's favourite restaurant.
She discusses her ideas about the art of singing and reflects on how she came to some of the more important decisions about her career. Producer Chris Wines
Amongst this week's listeners' requests is perhaps the most brilliant work ever written for piano duet: Liszt's Fantaisie surdes Motifs
Favoris de I'Opera La Sonnambula after Bellini. Plus more in the But Can You Hum It? contemporary music series as Gidon Kremer performs music by Estonian composer Erkki-
Sven Tuur , and a celebration of the 18th-century castrato Farinelli with music composed for him by Geminiano Giacomelli.
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Conductor Charles Dutoit talks about giving old music new vitality, reveals how Herbert von Karajan influenced him, and desribes how, unusually for a conductor, he prefers short rehearsals. And as Orthodox Christians celebrated Christmas on 7 January, presenter
Tom Service takes a look at the music associated
With their celebrations. Producer Jeremy Evans
Another chance to hear one of the highlights of last year's Proms season, given in September at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Jeanne-Michele Charbonnet (soprano), John Tomlinson (bass), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Kaija Saariaho Orion
Bartok Duke Bluebeard 's Castle
A new play by Ted Whitehead about a man returning to his home town and re-examining his relationship with his father.
Moving, witty and powerful, it is perhaps the most autobiographical of all Whitehead's plays.
Director Bruce Hyman ; Producer Helen Chattwell
John Tusa continues his series of conversations with some of the world's artistic originators. Today he meets the architect Frank Gehry.
With a session from London-based acoustic trio Disorder on the Border, who play a swaggering mixture of accordion-led blues and zydeco.
1/5. Donald Macleod looks at how Tippett started his musical career and how his interest in opera began to blossom.
Music Martyn Hill (tenor), Andrew Ball (piano) Second Symphony Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage) Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Repeated from Monday at 12 noon
With Susan Sharpe.
Mozart Regina Coeli in C, K108,, Exsultate, Jubilate, K165: Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K339; Ave Verum Corpus, K618 1.55 Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D 2.40
Brahms Rhapsody No 2 in G minor, Op 79 2.45 Schubert Violin Sonata in A, D574 3.05 Bruhns Hemmt eure Tranenflut 3.20 Fasch Overture in B flat a due chori
3.45 Grieg Holberg Suite, Op 40 4.10 Wikander Old Sorrow
4.15 Hannikainen Rural Dances, Op 39a 4.30 Hasse Son Qual Misera Colomba (Cleofide) 4.35 Solnitz Sinfonia in A, Op 3 No 4 4.45 Kuula Drifting on the Stream, Op 37 No
4.50 Klami Serenades Joyeuses 5.00 Mozart Flute Quartet in A, K298 5.10 Schumann, transcr
Liszt Widmung , Op 25 No 5.15 Brahms Es ist das Heil uns kommen her; Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein reines Herz, Op 29
5.25 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in C minor, Op I No 8
5.35 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 3 No 1
5.45 Strauss Ewig einsam.... Wenn du einst die Gauen
(Guntram) 6.00 Kutev Pastoral 6.10 Schumann Piano Trio in D minor, Op 63 6.45 Mozart Symphony No 23 in 0, K181