Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, D703 Takacs Quartet
Rameau Cinquième Concert (Pieces de Clavecin en Concerts) Barthold Kuijken (flute), Sigiswald Kuijken (violin), Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba), Robert Kohnen (harpsichord) Massenet Méditation (Thais) Maxim Vengerov (violin)
8.30-10.00: Grieg Holberg Suite
Oslo Camerata, conductor Stephan Barratt-Due Dufay 0 Gemma, Lux et
Speculum Huelgas-Ensemble , director Paul Van Nevel Strauss Till Eulenspiegel Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, conductor David Zinman
Presented by Jonathan Swain. This week featuring works by Rimsky-Korsakov and recordings by harpist Lily Laskine.
Rimsky-Korsakov Dubinushka , Op 62 Philharmonia, conductor Efrem Kurtz
10.06 Saint-Saens Fantaisie in A minor, Op 95
Lily Laskine (harp)
10.16 Kalliwoda Morceau de Salon, Op 228
Paul Dombrecht (oboe), Jos van Immerseel (piano)
10.28 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Snow Maiden Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.42 Ravel Introduction and Allegro Marcel Moyse (flute), Ulysse Delecluse (clarinet), Lily Laskine (harp), Calvet Quartet
10.55 Handel // Duello Amoroso (Roman
Cantatas2) Maria-Cristina Kiehr (soprano), Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Ensemble II Teatro Armonico, director Alessandro de Marchi (harpsichord)
11.22 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Golden Cockerel LSO, conductor Antal Dorati
11.50 Tansman Pour les Enfants
Lily Laskine (harp)
1/5. England's Greatest Composer Donald Macleod examines the reputation of Henry Purcell and explains why he thinks the composer deserves to be championed above all his compatriots. Trumpet Overture (The Indian Queen) Purcell Simfony , director Catherine Mackintosh
From Rosy Bow'rs (The Comical History of Don Quixote ) Nancy Argenta (soprano), Nigel North (baroque guitar), Richard Boothby (viola da gamba), Paul Nicholson (harpsichord) Incidental music: The Virtuous Wife
Parley of Instruments, conductor Peter Holman Sonata No 9in F (Golden Sonata) London Baroque Three Parts on a Ground; St Cecilia's 's Day Ode: Welcome to All the Pleasures Taverner Players, Consort and Choir, director Andrew Parrott
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Introduced from the Wigmore Hall in London by Stephanie Hughes. Schubert's last quartet, a work that combines seraphic beauty with dark truth, performed by one of the world's leading chamber ensembles. Tokyo Quartet
Schubert String Quartet in G, D887
Shostakovich in Context
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
An orchestral complement to this week's lunchtime concerts. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch .
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor Nikolai Lugansky , conductor Robert Spano Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 in C minor
(Little Russian) Conductor Martyn Brabbins Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 2 With Christian Poltera , conductor Baldur Bronnimann
Now best known for her TV role as Hyacinth Bucket, Patricia Routledge won a Broadway Tony Award for Darling of the Day in 1968 and worked on Bernstein and Alan Jay Lerner's legendary 1976 flop 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. In a conversation recorded at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London, she talks to Edward Seckerson about these and other productions. Producer Bill Lloyd
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Petroc Trelawny presents a selection of music, with news from the arts world.
A chance to hear the British Composer Awards ceremony, which took place at the Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank last Friday, and was hosted by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters in association with Radio 3. Including all the winning compositions - everything from pieces for one or two instruments to choirs, orchestras and operas, via community projects. Plus the Radio 3 Listeners' Award.
Matthew Sweet talks to American author Mark Kurlansky about his new book, Non-violence: the History of a Dangerous Idea, which traces the history of non-violence movements throughout the world and argues that the state has always regarded those who oppose violence as a threat to society. Producer Laura Thomas
Music from Norwegian singer Solveig Slettahjell and trumpeter Sjur Miljeteig , and a rarely heard version of Allegri's Miserere. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.
2/5. With Donald Macleod.
Three Preludes; Overture: Oh, Kay! The Man I Love; Piano Concerto in F Repeated from Tuesday
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Mozart String Quartet in D, K499 (Hoffmeister); String Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance) Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84 Julius Drake (piano), Beicea Quartet
2.34 Kodaly Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song (The Peacock) 3.03 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2
3.30 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)
4.02 Uszt Combien Jai Douce Souvenance; Qui M'a Donne 4.09 Coleridge-Taylor Deep River, Op 59
4.16 Handel Sfortunato e il Mio Valore (Alessandro); Va Tacito e Nascosto (Giulio Cesare in Egitto)
4.24 Telemann Flute Sonata in G 4.31 Lipinski Violin
Concerto No 3 in E minor (Allegro) 4.47 Schubert The Bee, Op 13 No 9 Rimsky-Korsakov The Flight of the Bumble-Bee
4.50 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D, Op 47
5.00 Herberiqs Those Who Want to Go to Iceland
5.02 Stolcer-Slavenski Four Folk Tunes for Orchestra
5.16 Britten A Charm of Lullabies, Op 14 5.28 Richard Rodney Bennett Aubade 5.40 Parry I Was Glad
5.46 Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D
5.53 Telemann Flute Concerto in D 6.06 Kirnberger
Cantata: An den Flussen Babylons 6.18 D Scarlatti Stabat Mater in C minor 6.42 Bach Suite No 4 in D, BWV1069