The State of the Welfare
with Jonathan Swain.
Handel, arr Stokowski Overture in D minor
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.10 Handel Concerto grosso in D minor, Op 6 No 10
Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
7.25 James MacMillan
Christopher Bowers -Broadbent (organ)
7.49 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
Gerhard Oppitz (piano)
8.15 Blow The Self
Banished; It Grieves Me
Christine Brandes (soprano) Arcadian Academy, director Nicholas McGegan
8.23 Will Gregory Hoe Down
Apollo Saxophone Quartet
8.27 Hindemith Symphony: Mathis der Maler
Philadelphia Orchestra/ Wolfgang Sawallisch
9.00 Building a Library Copland's Billy the Kid by Anthony Burton. David Nice on new releases of Russian choral music.
Revised repeat tomorrow
10.15 Record Release
Rachmaninov Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (excerpt) St Petersburg Chamber Choir, conductor
10.39 Grechaninov Five
Children's Choruses on Folk Texts, Op 66
Alexei Shmitov (piano)
Bolshoi Theatre Children's
10.50 Taneyev At the Reading of a Psalm, Op 36 (3rd mvt)
Raisa Kotova (mezzo) Yurlov State Choir
USSR Symphony Orchestra/ Yevgeni Svetlanov
The French label Tahra has just released performances by the Czech conductor
Karel Ancerl from German radio tapes. Martin Cotton has been listening to these, together with the latest Ancerl reissues from
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert
Chad Varah , founder of the Samaritans, shares his musical tastes with Michael
Berkeley, revealing a predilection for Handel and musical puzzles.
A Ladbroke Radio production
In the second of six programmes, Simon Rae talks to Wendy Cope, well known for her collections Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis and Serious Concerns.
Five programmes in which Bernard Keeffe introduces recordings by violinist
Itzhak Perlman , who will be
50 this summer.
3: The Classical Line
With contributions from pianists Vladimir Ashkenazy and Samuel Sanders and violinist Kenneth Sillito.
Bach Preludio in E (Partita No 3, BWV 1006)
Mozart Rondo in C (K373) Vienna PO/James Levine Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 96
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Berlin PO/Daniel Barenboim
Timothy Roberts (fortepiano and clavichord)
J S Bach Ricercare a 3 (Musical Offering)
W F Bach Polonaises
(F12): No 9 in F; No 10 in F minor; No 5 in E flat C P E Bach Rondo in G
(Wq 59 No 2); Fantasia in C (Wq 59 No 6)
J C F Bach Solfeggio in D (Musikalische Nebenstunden)
J C Bach Sonata in C minor, Op 17 No 2
Rolfe Johnson on Britten The first of four masterclasses. Today, the tenor Anthony Rolfe Johnson passes on his knowledge and experience of singing Britten's operas to a young generation of singers at the Britten-Pears School in Snape. Natalie Wheen goes behind the scenes to discover what it takes to prepare and perform these complex roles and follows the singers through the often traumatic process of coming to grips with the characters.
Producer Adam Gatehouse
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
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With the Royal Opera Verdi Festival under way,
Ivan Hewett talks to some of the world's foremost Verdi experts about the composer and his music. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Berlioz never achieved his aim of staging his 'dramatic legend' as an opera, but subsequent generations took up the challenge and succeeded where he had failed. Paul Guinery presents a performance given earlier this year at the Opera Bastille in Paris.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Paris Opera, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Parts 1 and 2 7.30 The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz
In 1847, Berlioz set off for
Moscow where he was to conduct a performance of Faust. The memoirs are translated by David Cairns and read by Daniel Massey.
7.50 Parts 3 and 4
In this edition of the programme that bridges the gap between art and science,
Professor Steve Jones turns his attention to colour. He investigates how colour is filtered into language, art and our everyday awareness, and considers life on a tropical island where the native population are colour-blind. Producer Anne McNaught
A recital given by the Czech pianist Radoslav Kvapil , a noted advocate of Vorisek.
Vorisek Sonata in B flat,
Schubert Impromptu in A flat (D935 No 2)
Vorisek Impromptus, Op 7: No 1 in C: No 4 in A; No 5 in Schubert Sonata in A (D664) Rpt
Brian Morton talks to pianist Emil Viklicky from Prague about the jazz scene in the Czech Republic and introduces a session by his group, recorded during their recent visit to Britain. Plus music on disc from trumpeter Guy Barker , saxophonist
Charles Lloyd and pianist Anthony Braxton.
Producer Derek Drescher