With Rob Cowan , including at 8.30 a Poem for Today, written and read by Dhaljit Nagra.
With James Jolly.
Dukas Overture: Polyeucte
New French Radio PO, conductor Armin Jordan
10.17 Benjamin Britten Phaedra Janet Baker (mezzo), ECO, conducted by the composer
10.33 Faure Incidental Music: Caligula, Op 52
Alix Bourbon Vocal Ensemble, Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
10.51 A Clementi piano sonata performed by Howard Shelley.
10.58 Carlisle Floyd The Trees on the Mountain Are Cold and Bare (Susannah) Cheryl Studer (soprano), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
11.04 Khachaturian Spartacus (excerpts) Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
11.28 Monteverdi Madrigals , Book 8
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.
1/5. Some of Haydn's best music was written for the stage, but his operas have largely been neglected by posterity. This week Donald Macleod dusts the cobwebs from Haydn's operatic output. Overture: Lo speziale
Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli La canterina, Acts land
Ingrid Kertesi (soprano), Andrea Ulbrich (mezzo), Antal Pataki (tenor), Jozsef Mukk (tenor), Capella Savaria, conductor Pal Nemeth Producer Chris Barstow Repeated at 10pm
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Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A recital from London's Wigmore Hall. Introduced by Sarah Walker.
Jonathan Gilad (piano)
Brahms Eight Klavierstucke , Op 76;
Variations on a theme by Handel, Op 24
2.00 Haydn String Quartets
Chamber musicians Peter Cropper and Simon Rowland-Jones join presenter Louise Fryer to launch a season of Haydn string guartets with new recordings of the Opus 20 set by the Ouatuor Mosaïques. Plus a focus on some of Austria's leading performing groups.
2.10 Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 20 No 1; String Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4 Ouatuor Mosaïques
3.05 Arias by Haydn and Mozart, including: Haydn Fra un dolce deliro (L'isola disabitata)
Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
3.45 Brett Dean Polysomnography Ensemble Wien-Berlin
4.15 Brahms Violin Concerto in D Midori, Linz
Bruckner Orchestra, conductor Dennis Russell Davies
Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Petroc Trelawny presents a concert given by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under chief conductor Vasily Petrenko. Gershwin's orchestral work An American in Paris is a fitting start to the programme and is followed by the first UK performance of Jennifer Higdon 's Violin Concerto played by Grammy-winning American violinist Hilary Hahn. The final work is Elgar's Symphony No 1.
Hilary Hahn (violin), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vasily Petrenko Gershwin An American in Paris
Jennifer Higdon Violin Concerto Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat
Followed by the first in a series of recordings celebrating the Bath International Music Festival. Bach Concerto in A minor, BWV1041 Bath Festival Orchestra, director Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
Bidisha presents a discussion of the often-overlooked influence of Polish directors and theatre-makers on cultural life in Britain, where
French, German and Spanish painters, film-makers and playwrights are traditionally celebrated.
Bidisha explores a new festival that aims to give Polish figures more attention. Producer Gavin Heard
1/5. Five writers give their interpretations of a particular emotion, beginning as Richard Mabey considers whether a clear look at the optimism of nature and the comedy of survival might be fruitful ways of coping with loss.
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British saxophonist Julian Argiielles performs new material with American guitarist John Abercrombie , in a performance from the 2009 Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Presented by Jez Nelson. Producer Peggy Sutton
Suk Elegie, Op 23 1.08 Schumann Nachtstucken, Op 23; Dichterliebe, Op 48 1.55 Ibert Trois pieces brèves
2.03 Suk Krekovice Mass 2.28 Schumann Piano
Concerto in A minor 3.00 Debussy Clair de lune 3.06 Hoist Suite: The Planets 3.57 Schubert An den mond, D259 4.01 Raitio Moonlight on Jupiter, Op 24 4.14 A
Forqueray, arr JB Forqueray Jupiter 4.19 Lindberg Starlight 4.22 Weill Lost in the Stars 4.26 Mozart
Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) 5.00 Galuppi
Keyboard Sonata No 1 in B flat 5.06 Vivaldi Magnificat in G minor, RV610 5.21 Dallapiccola Due Cori di
Michelangelo Buonarroti il Giovane 5.32 Cozzolani 0 quam bonus es 5.43 Viotti Duo concertante in G
5.52 Tartinl Violin Concerto in D, 028 6.09 Merku Abstraction, Op 23 6.22 Moniuszko Uncertainty; Evening Song 6.28 Bacewicz Suite for chamber orchestra 6.36 Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini