Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Strauss Serenade in E flat, Op 7 London Winds, director Michael Collins
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Janine Jansen (violin), RPO, conductor Barry Wordsworth Handel Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest, HWV258 Choir of Westminster Abbey, the English Concert, conductor Simon Preston
8.30-10.00: Rossini Overture: La Cenerentola Chicago PO, conductor Fritz Reiner
Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K07 Nash Ensemble Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 5 in F (Egyptian) Jean-Philippe Collard , Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Rimsky-Korsakov How Quiet and Cool It Is Here (May Night, Act 3) Nicolai Gedda (tenor),
Belgrade PO, conductor Gika Zdravkovitch
10.10 Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy, Op 54
Leningrad PO, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
10.31 Peterson-Berger When I Walk Alone in the Woods Alfven The Wood Sleeps
Grieg Dream, Op 69 No 5; A Swan, Op 25 No 6 Sibelius Black Roses, Op 36 No 1
Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Jan Eyron (piano)
10.45 Listener request: Beethoven SymphonyNo 7 in A Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer
11.25 Verdi La Traviata, Act 2 (excerpt) Mirella Fiorentini (soprano: Annina), Nicolai Gedda
(tenor: Alfredo), RPO, conductor Aldo Ceccato
11.35 Scriabin Prometheus (Poem of Fire)
Martha Argerich (piano), Freiburg Soloists Choir, Berlin Singakademie, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
5/5. Donald Macleod ends his exploration of Cole Porter's music with shows from his final years. Silk Stockings (excerpts) Fred Astaire, Janis Paige and Carol Richards, MGM Studio Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
High Society (excerpts) Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Grace Kelly, Louis Armstrong and His Band, MGM Studio Orchestra, conductor Johnny Green
Get Out of Town (Leave It to Me); From This Moment On (Out of this World): Why Can't You Behave? (Kiss Me, Kate) Ella Fitzgerald
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight
Cheltenham International Festival of Music
8/8. Tommy Pearson introduces a performance of 18th-century music from across Europe, recorded in Cheltenham's Pittville Pump Room. Monica Huggett (violin), Ensemble Sonnerie Galuppi Concerto a Quattro No 5 in E flat Paisiello String Quartet No 1 in A
Khandoshkin Russian Songs with Variations for violin and continuo
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2
Mozart, arr anon Overture: Die Zauberflöte
Presented by John Shea.
J Strauss (son) Overture: Die Fledermaus Conductor Takuo Yuasa
Berg Violin Concerto
Viviane Hagner , conductor Christian Gansch Schumann Symphony No 2 in C Conductor Takuo Yuasa
The last in the current series for younger listeners is written and presented by students at St John's School in Lemsford, Hertfordshire, and includes music from Ground Force, a sabre dance and the school choir singing The Bare
Necessities from the film The Jungle Book. With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.
A profile of an unsung hero of the bebop revolution. Stan Levey , who died earlier this year, was one of the few white drummers involved in the formative years of the style. He played with almost everyone in the emerging bop scene, and subsequently with a long list of jazz luminaries of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. With Alyn Shipton.
With Sean Rafferty.
First Night of the Proms
I From the Royal Albert Hall , London, the BBC
Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade
Concerts. To mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio, and this year's Proms theme of the sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Indra Thomas (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Willard White (bass),
Janine Jansen (violin), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBCSO, conductor Roger Norrington Berlioz Overture: The Corsair
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Talking Proms
Actor Samuel West joins Stephanie Hughes in the Proms box for the first in a weekly series of programmes with news, views and features on the current season as it unfolds.
8.15 Tippett A Child of Our Time Rptd Monday 2pm TV coverage on BBC1 at 7pm. and BBC2 at 8pm
Pull-out guide to the Proms: see centre pages
Paul Allen and guests reflect on the changing relationship between British writing and the landscape and listen again to letters commissioned from Beryl Bainbridge , David Lodge , Louis de Bernieres and Michael Morpurgo for the BBC's A Picture of Britain season. Producer Zahid Warley
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences.
Django Bates Human Chain
Jez Nelson presents a concert recording of UK composer and keyboard player Django Bates with his main band, Human Chain, playing his own intricate and, at times, quirky music.
With Susan Sharpe.
Purcell Dido and Aeneas 2.00 Jadin Piano Sonata in F, Op 6 No 3 2.20 Haydn Symphony No 102 in B flat
2.45 Brahms Wir wandelten; Alte Liebe: Das Madchen spricht; Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer; Meine Liebe ist Crun; Von ewiger Liebe: Der Tod, das ist die kuhle Nacht
3.05 Suriani Harp Partita 3.15 Sweelinck Psalm 110
3.25 Stenhammar String Quartet No 4, Op 25
4.00 Mozart 12 Variations on Ah, Vous Dirai-Je , Maman, K265 4.10 Buffardin Flute Concerto in E minor
4.25 Martinu Variations on a theme by Rossini
4.35 Poot A Cheerful Overture 4.40 Weber Invitation to the Dance 4.50 Arnold, arr Paynter Little Suite No I for brass band, Op 80 5.00 Mozart Four Contredanses, KV267 5.10 Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 35
5.20 Anon Greensleeves, to a Ground with Divisions
5.25 Tye Omnes Gentes, Plaudite 5.30 Elgar Serenade for Strings 5.50 Handel Oboe Sonata in F, Op 1 No 5
6.00 Vanhal Symphony in A minor 6.20 Vaughan Williams Variations for brass band 6.35 Bridge Suite: The Sea