Presented by Martin Handley.
7.00-8.00: Beethoven Variations in D, Op 76 Gianiuca Cascioli (piano) Bach Cantata No 4: Christ lag in Todesbanden Emily van Evera
(soprano), Caroline Trevor (alto), Charles Daniels (tenor), David Thomas (bass), Taverner Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott
8.00-9.00: Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture Baltimore SO, conductor David Zinman Wagner Siegfried Idyll Chicago SO, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Rob Cowan with surprises and treasures from his record collection. Plus the recording of Dvorak's Violin Concerto in A minor recommended on yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes: Handel Overture in B flat English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Sylvia McNair (soprano), Atlanta SO, conductor Yoel Levi
Howells Salve Regina Choir of Wells Cathedral Bach Piano Concerto in D minor, BWV1052
Vladimir Ashkenazy , LSO, conductor David Zinman Edward Elgar Overture: Froissart LPO conducted by the composer
Smetana Stamping Dance; Neighbour's Dance; Polka No 3 (Czech Dances) Rudolf Firkusny (piano) Gombert Super Flumina Babylonis Oxford Camerata, conductor Jeremy Summerly Purcell Chacony Festival Strings Lucerne, conductor Rudolf Baumgartner
Slegmelster Western Suite Utah Symphony Orchestra, conductor Maurice Abravanel
Peter Maxwell Davies , Master of the Queen's
Music, shares his musical passions with Michael Berkeley. They include Italian folk music,
Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610, a Bartok string quartet and a cello concerto by Sally Beamish.
The Mannheim School
2/2. Andrew Manze concludes his history of one of the most important musical establishments of 18th-century Germany. Producer Leslie Pratt
Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert recorded in Berlin's Philharmonie Hall.
Emanuel Ax (piano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Webern Six Pieces, Op 6
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish)
Welsh bass singer Robert Lloyd introduces some light-hearted stories of performance mishaps that have befallen well-known musicians.
On Easter Day, live from St George 's Chapel, Windsor. Introit: This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Wood). Responses: Rose. Psalm 118
(Stanford). First Lesson: Ezekiel 37, vvl-14.
Canticles: Stanford in A. Second Lesson: Luke 24, vv13-35. Anthems: I Know That My Redeemer
Liveth; Since by Man Came Death; Worthy Is the Lamb (Messiah - Handel). Final Hymn: Thine Be the Glory (Judas Maccabeus). Organ Voluntary: Sinfonia: Cantata No 29 - Wir danken dir, Gott (Bach, arr Dupre). Director of music
Timothy Byram-Wigf ield. Assistant organist Roger Judd.
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A Wagner Prelude. Tom Service looks forward to the Ring in a Day on Radio 3 tomorrow. Patrick Carnegy takes a look at the history of staging
Wagner; Stephen Johnson talks about his often rocky relationship with the composer; and soprano Anne Evans and bass John Tomlinson talk about the physical and mental strains of performing in such a vast work. Producer Jeremy Evans
Last autumn an all-female group of singers and instrumentalists travelled to the Ospedale della Pieta in Venice, the girls' orphanage where Antonio Vivaldi worked. They aimed to recapture the performance of an Easter Vespers exactly as the composer would have heard it. including using female singers to take the parts of tenors and basses. Catherine Bott and Aled Jones investigate. The music includes
Dixit Dominus , RV595; Laetatus Sum, RV607; In Exitu Israel, RV604; and the Magnificat, RV611.
In Samuel Beckett 's landmark play two tramps wait on a lonely road for the elusive Godot. As they pass the time with storytelling, their everyday conversation takes on a universal significance.
Producer Nicholas Soames : Director John Tydeman
Behind its art-deco façade the BBC's
Broadcasting House, at the top end of London's Regent Street, has just undergone its latest transformation. Here is a celebration of this famous building and the voices, sounds and music that inhabit its walls. Producer Simon Elmes
The Holy City, Op 218
BBC SO, conductor Rumon Gamba
Andy welcomes back to the studio Salsa Celtica, who mix traditional sounds of the Highlands with the flutes and fiddles of Cuban charanga music.
1/5. With Donald Macleod.
Overture in C, Op 12; Clarinet Concerto No I in C minor, Op 26; Sonata in C minor for violin and harp, WoO23; Variations in B flat on a theme from Alrunua, WoOlS. Repeated from Monday
With Susan Sharpe. Plazzolla Bandoneon Concerto;
Libertango Villa-Lobos Floresta do Amazonas 2.21 Bach Partita in E minor, BWV830 2.42 Wolf String Quartet in D minor 3.29 Stenhammar Four Stockholm Poems, Op 38
3.40 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) 4.06 Telemann Es wird ein unbarmherzig Cericht 4.18 Handel Si l'lnfida Consorte.... Confusa Si Miri (Rodelinda) 4.23 Josquin des Prez Praeter Rerum Seriem 4.29 Kaski Pre/ude
4.34 Szymanowski The Fountain of Arethusa (Myths)
4.40 Debussy Chansons de Bilitis 4.50 Schwelter
Sancta Maria 4.53 Paclus Overture for Large Orchestra
5.00 Villa-Lobos Agnus Dei (Missa Sao Sebastiao)
5.03 Ravel La Valse 5.15 Puccini Intermezzo (Manon
Lescaut) 5.21 Giordano Amor Ti Vieta (Fedora) 5.24 Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546 5.31 Hummel Rondo Brillant in A, Op 56 5.52 Couperln Les Nonetes ; Les
Blondes; Les Brunes; La Bourbonnoise (Gavotte); La Manon (Pieces de Clavecin - Première Ordre) 5.58
Chopin Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4 6.03 Engel Symphony in E flat 6.14 Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op )5
6.42 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande