r Martin Handley introduces listeners' top ten
CHOICE favourite moments from the works of Handel.
L Andrew McGregor presents a day of concerts from around Europe, celebrating the music of George Frideric Handel and marking the 250th anniversary of his death. Throughout the day,
Handel expert Suzanne Aspden is tramping the streets of London with a handful of Handel Calling Cards, uncovering the places associated with Handel in the capital and the music he wrote there.
10.00 Live from Market Church, Halle. Halle Choruses and Staatskapelle, conductor Howard Arman
Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest; Overture: Esther; The Ways of Zion Do Mourn; March (Saul); Utrecht Jubilate (excerpt); Israel in Egypt (excerpts)
11.00 Live from Ouirinale Palace, Rome. Soloists and Collegium Apollineum , conductor Marco Feruglio
Saeviat tellus inter rigores; Dixit Dominus
12.00 Handel arias and orchestra music. From Ordway Centre, St Paul, Minnesota.
St Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor
Nicholas McGegan. And from National Concert Hall, Dublin. Ruby Hughes (soprano), RTE National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andreas Spering
1.00pm From Marble Hall, Budapest. Ferenc Erkel Chamber Orchestra
Concerti Grossi, Op 3
2.00 From St Michael 's Church, Leuven. Bart Naessens (organ),
Soloists and Flemish Radio Chorus, Collegium Instrumentale Brugense , conductor Bo Holten Organ Concerto in F Op 4 No 4;
Foundling Hospital Anthem: Blessed Are They That Considereth the Poor
3.00 Live from Handel House Museum, London. Pamela Thorby (recorder), Gary Cooper
(harpsichord), Andrew Lawrence-King (harp)
Handel Overture: Semele; Recorder Sonata in D minor; Messiah (excerpts) Babell Suite in Fon themes from Rinaldo Handel Recorder Sonata in B flat; Chacona (Concerto a due cori in F)
RT From Ely Cathedral during the 800th
Anniversary Celebrations of Cambridge
University. Sung by the choirs of Downing, Jesus, Queens', Magdalene, Selwyn, Sidney Sussex and St Catharine's Colleges. Introit: 0 Praise the Lord with One Consent (Handel). Responses: Reading. Psalms: 136,150 (Lloyd, Stanford). First Lesson: Exodus 12, vv37-51. Canticles: Stanford in A. Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 15, vv20-28.
Anthem: Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened (Handel). Hymn: Rejoice, the Lord Is King (Gopsa/).
Organ Voluntary: Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 2 (1st mvt) (Handel, arr Best). Director of music
David Hill. Organist Robert Ouinney. Rptd from wed
From Witold Lutoslawski Hall, Warsaw. I Maria Keohane (soprano),
Arte dei Suonatori, conductor Martin Gester Concerti Grossi Op 6: Nos 2, 10 and 12; Semele (excerpts)
Shakespeare's play about the monarch who came to the throne as a 17-year-old 500 years ago, co-authored with John Fletcher , opens with the arrest of the Duke of Buckingham for treason, and tells the story of Henry's struggle to divorce
Catherine of Aragon, and the fall of the all-powerful Cardinal Wolsey. Pipe and tabor played by Bill Tuck. Adapted for radio and directed by Jeremy Mortimer.
Other parts played by Jill Cardo, Robert Lonsdale. Manjeet Mann. Inam Mirza and Malcolm Tierney
Producer Jeremy Mortimer
Duke of Norfolk:
Duke of Suffolk:
RT From the New Danish Radio Concert Hall, n Copenhagen.
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), DR Danish
National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman (organ)
Bach Fantasia in G, BWV572; Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV659; Fugue in G minor, BWV578 Handel Rodelinda (excerpts); Concerto Grosso, Op 6 No 1; Ombra mai fu (Serse); Aure deh per pieta (Giulio Cesare ); Music for the Royal Fireworks
10.00 From Berwald Hall in Stockholm. Soloists and Swedish Radio Chorus, Rebaroque, conductor Peter Dijkstra Israel in Egypt
Julian Joseph talks to Madeleine Peyroux , the best-selling jazz vocalist of the past decade, about her new CD Bare Bones, for which she has written or co-written the songs. Producer Keith Loxam
Presented by John Shea. Mozart Ten Variations on Unser dummer Pobel meint, K455
1.16 Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (The Rider) 1.38 Schubert Heidenroslein , 0257; Der König in Thule, D367; Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118
1.47 Korngold FunfLieder, Op 38 1.57 Smetana String Quartet No 2 in D minor 2.18 Grieg Symphonic Dances
2.44 Perqolesi Salve Regina in F minor
3.00 Chausson Concerto in D for violin, piano and string quartet. Op 21 3A3 lbert Little Suite in 15 pictures, Op 21 4.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F,
BWV1047 4.12 Dallapiccola Due cori di Michelangelo
Buonarroti il Giovane 4.24 Busonl Indianisches Tagebuch (Bk 1) 4.35 Fritz Violin Sonata, Op 2 No 4 4.48 Elqar Serenade for Strings 5.00 Klaml The Cobblers on the Heath 5.09 Mendelssohn Hora est 5.18 Chopin
Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52 5.29 Grainger Hill-Song No 15.43 Mozart Quartet No 1 in D, K285
5.57 Dvorak Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)
6.32 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford)