7.00-8.30: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E, RV269 (Spring) (The Four Seasons) Nigel Kennedy ,
Members of the Berlin PO Arvo Part Summa Estonian National SO, conductor Paavo Jarvi Strauss Prelude: Capriccio Raphael Ensemble
8.30-10.00: Mozart Serenade in D, K239
(Serenata Notturna) Le Concert des Nations, director Jordi Savall Handel Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened Choir of King's College,
Cambridge, Academy of Ancient Music, director Stephen Cleobury Respighi Fountains of Rome Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner
To coincide with the start of the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, lain Burnside explores the music of victory and of defeat. Including: Beethoven Wellington's Victory LSO, conductor Antal Dorati
Monteverdi // Combattimento di Tancredi e
Clorinda Red Byrd , The Parley of Instruments Schoeck Love duet (Penthesilea)
Helga Dernesch (soprano), Theo Adam (bass-baritone), Austrian RSO, conductor Gerd Albrecht
Musorgsky Field Marshall (Songs and Dances of Death) Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone),
St Petersburg PO, conductor Yuri Temirkanov
Michael Berkeley 's guest is historian
William Dalrymple , whose latest book looks at 19th-century Delhi under the reign of its last Mughal ruler, and at the retribution visited upon the city after the Indian Mutiny. His musical choices range from medieval French troubadour song and a High Renaissance Mass to John Tavener ,
Stevie Wishart and music from various Indian cultures.
Highlights from a concert recorded at last year's Flanders Festival in Bruges. The ensemble
Accordone perform a selection of f rottole by composers Bartolomeo, Tromboncino and Marco Cara. Presented by Catherine Bott.
Stephanie Hughes presents another opportunity to hear the Arcanto Quartet's Wigmore Hall debut concert from 2006. Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 71 No 2 Webern Six Bagatelles, Op 9 Ravel String Quartet in F <R)
4/10. Britten expert John Evans talks to distinguished interpreters of Britten's operas. in today's programme, conductor Richard Hickox discusses his recording of Britten's only comic opera, Albert Herring.
Live from Bristol Cathedral. Introit: Deep River (Tippett). Responses: Rose Psalms 12,13 (Crotch, Battishill, Hylton Stewart ,
Elgar). First Lesson: Deuteronomy 15, vv12-15. Office Hymn: Our God and Father (Song 1). Canticles: Jackson in G. Second Lesson:
Colossians 3, vv1-4, 9-11. Anthem: The Earth Is the Lord's (Philip Wilby). Homily: The Very Rev
Robert Grimley. Final Hymn: There's a Wideness in God's Mercy (Corvedale) Organ Voluntary Choral (Vierne: Symphony No 2 in E minor). Assistant organist Paul Walton. Director of music Mark Lee
Stephen Johnson joins pianist Ashley Wass and piano students from the Royal Northern College of Music and the Chetham's School in Manchester for a look at Beethoven's last published work for solo piano, the Six Bagatelles, Op 126.
Aled Jones is at York Minster for a special programme celebrating a century of music-making in one of the country's great choral acoustics. Joining him are current organists
Philip Moore and John Scott Whiteley , and also a cathedral legend, Francis Jackson , who celebrates his 90th birthday this year.
A headlong plunge into the sea-narratives of Alfred Lord Tennyson. With sea-songs from the acclaimed a cappella trio Coope, Boyes and Simpson, centred on his most popular work "Enoch Arden", written in the space of two weeks in 1864. "The Kraken" is read by John Dougall, "The Sea Fairies" is read by Rachel Bavidge and Jasmine Callan, "Enoch Arden" is read by Sam Dale, Jasmine Callan, Stuart McLoughlin and Joseph Kloska, "The Voyage of Maeldune" is read by John Dougall, and "Crossing the Bar" is read by Sam Dale.
Coope, Boyes and
John Stuart Mill laid the foundations for modern ideas about freedom: but his own remarkable education by his father is a story of compulsion and manipulation that still resonates today. Was Mill merely the product of a remarkable intellectual experiment? And could this "thinking machine" ever break free? The psychohistory of the forging of a remarkable mind is analysed in Mill's own words and the thoughts of Mill scholars from around the world. With Jamie Glover as JS Mill, John Dougall as James Mill and other readings by loan Meredith. Producer Mark Burman
This unpresented sequence of poetry and music, takes Richard Dehmel 's poem Transfigured Night as a starting point for a theme around night and dreams. Simon Russell Beale and Emma Fielding read a selection from Longfellow, Poe, Milton and Gerald Manley Hopkins. Music includes Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht, Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit and Takemitsu's Dreamtime. Producer Jessica Isaacs ;
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen
Lucie Skeaping presents a programme exploring compositions with a battle theme.
With John Shea. Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben,
Op 74 No I Wolfgang Sausenq Wo wohnt die Seele? Schubert Psalm 92, D953 Mendelssohn Motet: Denn Er hat seinen Engeln befohlen uber dir Xenakis Nuits Friedrich Cerha Verzeichnis Schoenberg Psalm 130: De Profundis, Op 50b: Friede auf Erden Bruckner Three Motets: Os Justi ; Christus Factus Est: Ave Maria Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, conductor Erwin Ortner 2.14 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata No 6 in D minor, Op 65 No 6 2.29 Stamltz Clarinet Concerto in B flat 2.47 Weiss Suite No 17 in F minor 3.15 Merula
Cantate, lubilate 3.19 Marais Deuxieme Suite de Pieces: Trio in G 3.41 CPE Bach Quartet No 3 in G, Wq95 4.00 Telemann Trio No 5 (Essercizii Musici) 4.11 Beethoven
Duo in E flat, WoO 32 4.20 Mozart Rondo in A minor, K511
4.33 Dufay Rondeau Donne 's lassault 4.37 Vivaldi
Concerto in G minor for two cellos, RV5314.50 Couperin Les Fastes de la Grande etAncienne Menestrandise 5.00
Brahms Overture in D minor (Tragic) 5.14 Escher Three
Poems byWH Auden 5.25 Fibich Poem 5.27 Champagne Danse Villageoise 5.30 Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tarantella
5.34 Cassado Requiebros 5.40 Einojuhani Rautavaara Anadyomene 5.51 Flotow Overture: Martha 6.00 Enescu Piano Sonata No 3 in D, Op 24 6.21 Beethoven String
Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2 6.45 Vladlgerov Poème Hebreu