Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Sibelius Spring Song, Op 16
7.22 Telemann Oboe
Concerto in D minor
Paul Goodwin (oboe)
King's Consort, director Robert King
7.37 Mozart Concerto in F for three pianos (K242) (Lodron)
Malcolm Bilson ,
Robert Levin and Melvyn Tan (fortepianos)
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.05 Mendelssohn Song without Words in B flat, Op 62 No 2 (The Departure)
Daniel Adni (piano)
8.24 Janacek Prelude:
The Makropulos Affair Pro Arte Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.42 Bizet L'Arlésienne
Suite No 2
Andrew Davis. Discs
Presented by Jeremy Siepmann.
2: Chopin the Traveller Variations on "La ci darem la mano"
Claudio Arrau (piano) London Philharmonic
Etude in A flat, Op 10 No 10
Louis Lortie (piano)
Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Murray Perahia (piano) Israel Philharmonic
Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20
Vladimir Horowitz (piano) Discs
with Chris de Souza.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in G, Op 49 No 2
Claudio Arrau (piano)
10.10 Wilfred Josephs
Variations on a Theme of Beethoven, Op 68 Adelaide Symphony
Beethoven Variations on "See the Conquering Hero Comes" Mischa Maisky (cello)
Martha Argerich (piano)
Symphony in F (UrbsRoma)
French National Radio
11.30 Artists of the Week: Beaux Arts Trio
Faure Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120
Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) Interval Reading:
Tovey on Schubert.
Symphony No 9 in C (Great)
North German RSO/ Gunter Wand
Robert Cushman concludes his personal view of musicals, with songs from original cast recordings, some familiar, some less well known.
A BML production
BBC Philharmonic conductor Yan Pascal
Marie-Ange Todorovitch (mezzo)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) John Tomlinson (bass) BBC Singers
Huddersfield Choral Society Royal Liverpool
Berlioz Symphonie dramatique: Romeo et Juliette
Seeing stars ... today Tommy Pearson lurks backstage in Leeds to find out about Opera North's preparations for a production of Chabrier's comic opera L'Etoile.
Among the people he talks to are music director
Paul Daniel , director
Phyllida Lloyd and lighting designer Rick Fisher.
Producer Christina Pritchard
with Sean Rafferty in Belfast, including at approximately
5.30 Rossini Le Rendezvous de chasse
6.00 Charles Theodore
Septet, Op 65
Funeral March (Grania andDiarmid Producer David Byers
Aulis Sallinen s opera, drawn from episodes in the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, in the production that inaugurated the new Finnish National Opera House in Helsinki last
December. Sung in Finnish. Presented by Clive Bennett. and Finnish National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Ulf Soderblom
9.00 Sleepless Nights
A daily diary on the theme of anxiety with poet Hugo Williams.
2: Losing My Books
9.05 Before the second act, Clive Bennett discusses the "Finnishness" of Finnish opera with Erkki Toivanen , artistic director of the new opera house.
9.30 Act 2
Christopher Cook reviews
Scottish Opera's production of L'Elisir d'amore by Donizetti, and discusses the relationship between opera and television as Channel 4 launches a three-part series of specially composed operas. Producer Nicki Paxman
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Lionel Friend
Marat Bisangaliev (violin) Havergal Brian
Overture: The Jolly Miller
Violin Concerto No 2 in C minor
Symphony No 18
Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.00-10.25am on R5
German 12-14: Der Besuch (Parts 5-8)