Presented by Penny Gore .
7.00-830: Tchaikovsky September (The Seasons) Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F, RV293 (Autumn) (The Four Seasons)
Waqenaar Overture: The Taming of the Shrew
8.30-10.00: JC Bach Overture: Catone in Utica Schumann Three Romances for clarinet and piano, Op 94 Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Cherevichki)
Featuring organ symphonies and concertos, and recordings by Peter Pears. Tchaikovsky Dumka Op 59 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
10.09 Warlock Corpus Christi
Ann Wood (contralto), Peter Pears (tenor), BBC Chorus, conductor Leslie Woodgate
10.14 Copland Organ Symphony
E Power Biggs, New York Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.40 Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano), Zorian Quartet
11.01 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Annie Fischer , Bavarian RSO/Ferenc Fricsay
11.38 Copland Old American Songs
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
1/5. Background. Debussy lived through a period of immense social, economic, and political change. Donald Macleod considers how the events that Debussy witnessed, including the Paris Commune of 1871, the birth of the Second
Empire and the First World War, helped shape his musical expression.
Feux d Artifice (Preludes, Book 2) Krystian Zimerman (piano)
Green and Spleen (Ariettes Oubliees)
Dawn Upshaw (soprano), James Levine (piano) L'Enfant Prodigue (excerpt)
Jessye Norman (soprano), Stuttgart RSO , conductor Gary Bertini La Damoiselle Elue
Maria Ewing (soprano), Brigitte Balleys (mezzo), LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado
Estampes Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight RT DIRECT: Debussy Piano Works (4 CDs) played by Martino Tirimo is available for £15.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed] or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed]
8/8. From Cadogan Hall , London. Stephanie Hughes presents two extraordinary solo works that eloquently complement each other. Berg's brief early sonata offers a radiant last glimpse of the Romantic era, while Schubert's monumental late sonata strains forward in its restless questioning and profound musical vision. Stephen Kovacevich (piano) Berg Piano Sonata, Op 1
Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959
This Prom is repeated on Saturday 9 September at 12 noon
Introduced by Robert Cowan.
Sergei Alexashkin (bass), Vadim Repin (violin),
Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre (Kirov Opera), conductor Valery Gergiev Liadov From the Apocalypse Sibelius Violin Concerto
Shostakovich Symphony No 13 (Babi Yar) Repeated from Saturday 19 August
Another chance to hear Edward Seckerson in conversation with the great American soprano, recorded in front of a live audience at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Music includes Mozart, Dvorak and a Joni Mitchell song.
Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.
From the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Martin Handley presents a pairing of two minor-key Fifth Symphonies, by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Christoph Eschenbach
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
7.40 Twenty Minutes: The Right Thing To Say A specially commissioned story, by Kathy Page , in which the Proms interval forms a fateful hinge in two people's lives: for Marcia, the revelation of a genetic secret; for Don, a very personal challenge. Read by Tim Beckmann. Producer Christine Hall
8.00 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor This Prom is also broadcast on BBC4 at 730Dm
Writer and poet Anthony Walton travels from Montgomery, Alabama, the birthplace of the civil rights movement, to Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate capital during the American Civil War. He explores the variety of cultures that goes to make up the American South.
Mozart's 250th anniversary celebrations continue with one of his mature, lyrical concertos. It is contrasted with his First
Symphony, written in London at the age of eight. The concert ends with the first of Haydn's Paris symphonies. Presented by Andrew McGregor. Camerata Salzburg , director Leonidas Kavakos (violin)
Mozart Symphony No 1 in E flat, K16; Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216
Haydn Symphony No 82 in C (The Bear) This Prom is also broadcast on BBC4 at 10.00pm
8/8. Bach Klavierubung (excerpts) Helmut Walcha
2/5. New Directions. With Donald Macleod.
Tribute to Aaron Copland (12 American Preludes); String Quartet No 1, Concerto for Strings (1st mvt, excerpt) VariacionesConcertantes for chamber orchestra Repeated from Tuesday
With Susan Sharpe. Mozart Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, K452; Piano Quartet in G minor, K4781.53
Beethoven Triple Concerto in C 2.28 Messemaeckers Grande Marche Funebre 2.37 Brusselmans Scenes Breugheliennes 2.53 Blow Venus and Adonis 4.01
Grainger Handel in the Strand 4.04 Klami Introduction e Staccato Etude 4.08 Klami A Folk Song 4.12 Frano
Matusic Two Croatian Folk Songs 4.19 Moniuszko Mazurka (Jawnuta) 4.24 Ropartz Serenade 4.29 Grieg Badlat. Op 68 No 5 4.32 Godard Berceuse de Jocelyn 4.37 Reger Maria Wiegenlied, Op 76 No 52 4.40 Fesch
Concerto in E, Op 5 No 6 4.51 Fougstedt Concert Overture
5.00 Scriabln Study in D flat, Op 8 No 10 5.02 Wagner, orch Mottl Five Poems by Mathilde 5.24 Praetorius
Renaissance Concerto 5.29 Jarzebski Venite Exsultemus
5.35 Sweelinck Regina Coeli 5.41 Waissel Two Polish
Dances 5.44 Bartok Romanian Folk Dances (Sz.68) 5.51 Ruppe Duetto in F6.01 Grieg In Autumn, Op 11 6.13 Weill Saga of Jenny (Lady in the Dark) 6.18 Paclus Overture for
Large Orchestra 6.24 Buffardin Flute Concerto E minor
6.37 Bach Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor, BWV867
6.44 Schumann Prelude and Fugue in B flat, Op 16 No 2
6.49 Rimsky-Korsakov The Three Wonders (The Tale of TsarSaltan) 6.57 Elgar The Wild Bears, Op lb