7.00-8.00: Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Sibelius Songs, Op 36 Solveig Kringelborn (soprano), Malcolm Martineau , (piano)
8.00-9.00: Handel Concerto Grosso in G, Op 6 No 1 Academy of Ancient Music, director Andrew Manze Padilla A la Xacara Xacarilla
The Harp Consort, director Andrew Lawrence King
Overture: Fingal's Cave (The Hebrides) LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado Chabrier Pièces Pittoresques Angela Hewitt (piano)
This week in 1912 the supposedly unsinkable
SS Titanic hit an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage. lain Burnside's selection of music, by Mendelssohn, Cole Porter and Delius, is inspired by stormy seas and those in peril on them.
Michael Berkeley is joined by actor David Rintoul , currently appearing on stage in the West End as Dr Jake Houseman in James Powell 's production of Dirty Dancing. Rintoul is well-known as a stage actor in roles that range from Shakespeare to David Hare. On TV he has appeared in many period dramas including Pride and Prejudice, Poirot and The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries. A passionate music lover, his choices include
Monteverdi's Coronation ofPoppea, Bartok's Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, and Sibelius's Fifth Symphony.
Lucie Skeaping is joined by dance historian Barbara Segal to discuss the finer points of Renaissance terpsichore. European theatrical extravaganzas - Italian Intermedii, French Ballets de Cour and English Masgues - swirl effortlessly alongside traditional Branles and even Morris Dances. Meanwhile, to the accompaniment of the City Waites, the presenter tries out some of the dances herself under Barbara Segal 's expert guidance. Producer Les Pratt
A recital given in June last year at London's
Wigmore Hall. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Llyr Williams (piano)
Schumann Toccata, Op 7
Bartok Sonatina; Allegro Barbaro
Kurtaq Flowers Are We V, Flowers Also the Stars; Homage to Bartok; Flowers Are We 2 Liszt La Notte
Bartok 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs
Wagner/Liszt Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
9/10. Owen Wingrave. John Evans talks to conductor Steuart Bedford about Britten's penultimate opera Owen Wingrave , based on a Henry James story about a man with strong pacifist convictions who refuses to go along with his military family's wishes and join the Army, with tragic consequences.
Live from the Dutch Church, Austin Friars, London, with the Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Chorale Prelude:
Erschienen ist der herrlich Tag (Buxtehude). Responses: Lassus and Plainsong. Psalm 98:
Singet dem Herrn (Schutz). First Lesson: Isaiah 52, vv13-end; 53, vv1-6 Magnificat Primi Toni (Buxtehude), Second Lesson: Luke 24, vv13-35. Nunc Dimittis: Mit Fried und Freud (Buxtehude). Kyrie Eleison (Buxtehude). Anthem: Der Herr ist mit mir (Buxtehude). Hymn: The Church of God Lifts Up Her Voice. Final Responses:
Benedicamus Domino (Scheidt). Director of music Geoffrey Webber. Organist David Titterington. Organ Scholar Thomas Hewitt Jones.
Stephen Johnson takes a closer look at
Carl Nielsen 's last major orchestral work, his Clarinet Concerto, with clarinettist John Bradbury and the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Petri Sakari.
Aled Jones investigates the Government's recently announced singing in schools initiative and talks to newly appointed singing ambassador Howard Goodall.
The first radio production of Joe Orton 's notoriously successful play first staged in 1964. Sloane, an ambiguously sexually attractive young man, comes in search of lodgings, is seduced by the landlady, and desired by her homosexual brother. The Dadda has a justified suspicion that Sloane has committed a murder; so the scene is set for an unexpected denouement
Producer Nicolas Soames : Director John Tydeman
Dancer and choreographer Akram Khan is one of the most talented and feted artists of his generation. Fellow artists Antony Gormley , Hanif Kureishi and Anish Kapoor help Khan examine his roots as the programme joins Khan in rehearsal and on tour, exploring Katak dance, Bangladeshi culture and Tabla rhythms. Producer Emily Kasriel
Say, What Shall We Dance?
To tie in with the Sunday Feature on Akram Khan , an uninterrupted seguence of music, poetry and prose on the theme of dance. Including works by Thomas Moore , Laurence Binyon , Rainer Maria Rilke, Philip Larkin , Roger McGough and Goethe. With music by Johann Strauss , Claude Debussy , Louis Andriessen and Benjamin Britten. EMAIL: email@example.com
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsand music
Robert Hollingworth traces the development of the madrigal and its words.
Presented byJonathan Swain. Allegri Miserere Back Sa vi ga upp till Jerusalem Weelkes Hosanna to the Son of David Poulenc Tristas 1st Anima Mea Lottl Crucifixus Britten Yif le of Luve Can (Sacred and Profane Op 91) Poulenc Timor et Tremor Venerunt super Me Gibbons Drop, Drop Slow Tears Poulenc Vinea Mea Electa Byrd
Ave Verum Corpus Poulenc Tenebrae Facta Sunt Tomkins When David Heard That Absalom Was Slain Gorecki Euntes Ibant et Flebant Simon Phipps Vocal Ensemble, director Simon Phipps 1.57 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor 2.34 Mozart String Quintet in G minor, K516 3.10 Poulenc Suite: Les Biches 3.30
Casella Sicilienne and Burlesque 3.39 Bach Keyboard Concerto
No 2 in E, BWV1053 4.00 Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor
4.13 Schubert DerZwerq , DB914.20 Machaut Ballade 32 (Le Veoir Dit) 4.29 Coulthard Four Irish Songs 4.38 Oskar Morawetz String Divertimento 4.50 Papandopulo
Toccata Chromatica 5.00 JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor
5.09 Moniuszko Four Choral Songs 5.17 Chopin Preludes, Op 28: No 16 in B flat minor; No 17 in A flat minor; No 18 in F minor; No BinE flat; No 20 in C minor 5.26 Mendelssohn String Symphony No 10 in B minor 5.36 Purcell Awake, and with Attention Hear, Z1815.47 Verdi Ballet music: Otello, Act 3 5.53 Boulogne Symphony in G, Op 11 No 16.08 Widor Suite, Op 34 6.26 Bruhns Jauchzet dem Herren alle Welt
6.39 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068