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Anthony Burton introduces new releases.
PurceH Sonata while the Sun Rises (The Fairy Queen)
Parley of Instruments, conductor Roy Goodman 7.11 Wolf-Ferrari Piano Trio
No 1 in D
Raphael Trio
7.50 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military)
La Petite Bande, conductor
Sigiswald Kuijken
8.17 Schubert Prometheus
(D674); Ganymed (D544) Thomas Quasthoff (baritone)
Charles Spencer (piano)
8.29 Vaughan WilliamsPiano Concerto in C
Piers Lane (piano)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley

Contributors

Introduces:
Anthony Burton
Conductor:
Roy Goodman
Baritone:
Thomas Quasthoff
Piano:
Charles Spencer
Conductor:
Vernon Handley

Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18
Andras Schiff (piano)
10.23 Alkan Etude, Op 16 No 2 (En rythme mollosique)
Jack Gibbons (piano)
10.33 Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini (Book 2)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
10.45 Emil von Sauer
Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Stephen Hough (piano) CBSO, conductor
Lawrence Foster
11.15 Reissues
Bernard Keeffe has been listening to recordings made by the conductors Antal Dorati ,
Igor Markevitch and Nicolai Malko
.
11.40 Borodin, oreh
Glazunov Symphony No 3 in A minor (Unfinished)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Nicolai Maiko
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Schumann Arabeske
Piano:
Andras Schiff
Piano:
Jack Gibbons
Piano:
Emil von Sauer
Piano:
Stephen Hough
Conductor:
Lawrence Foster
Unknown:
Bernard Keeffe
Conductors:
Antal Dorati
Conductors:
Igor Markevitch
Conductors:
Nicolai Malko
Conductor:
Nicolai Maiko
Producers:
Clive Portbury
Producers:
Patrick Lambert

David Hockney , one of the most distinguished painters and opera designers of our time, talks to
Michael Berkeley about life, art and his unique relationship with the theatre, drawing on music by Wagner, Bartok, Mozart, Ravel and Strauss. A Classic Arts production

Contributors

Unknown:
David Hockney
Unknown:
Michael Berkeley

Another chance to hear the award-winning eight-part series in which Leslie
Forbes explores the old spice routes of India.
1: The Traders of Malabar
"It's about coconut trees, it is about the rivers cradled with peppercorn, it is about beauty."
Why do the merchants in the watery coastal plains of Kerala come from the deserts of the north? BBC BOOK: Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail is available.

Quartetto Italiano The last of three programmes in which
Richard Wigmore explores the art of Italy's finest postwar chamber ensemble. Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Webern Five Movements,
Op 5
Stravinsky Three Pieces Malipiero String Quartet No 4
Debussy String Quartet Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Wigmore
Piano:
Maurizio Pollini

Sarah Beck presents the first concert by the new Royal Academy of Music
Symphony Wind Ensemble, conductor Edward Gregson Nicole Wilson (violin)
Stravinsky Symphonies of wind instruments
Weill Concerto for violin and wind
Gregson Celebration
Grainger Hill Song No 2
David Bedford Sun paints rainbows on the vast waves

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Beck
Conductor:
Edward Gregson
Violin:
Nicole Wilson

Ivan Hewett talks to
Luciano Berio , who will be 70 next month, about the influence of past composers on his music, and pianist Bernard d'Ascoli discusses interpretation of Chopin's music, with keyboard demonstrations. Plus the Wadako Ichiro Drummers from Japan on the eve of their nationwide tour, and a look at the relationship between choreographer and composer as Siobhan Davies rehearses her new work The Art of Touch for
London's forthcoming Dance Umbrella festival.
Producer Jessica Issacs
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm

Contributors

Talks:
Ivan Hewett
Unknown:
Luciano Berio
Unknown:
Wadako Ichiro Drummers
Unknown:
Siobhan Davies
Producer:
Jessica Issacs

From the Theatre Royal, Glasgow.
Dvorak's three-act opera tells the heartwarming tale of a prodigal's triumphant homecoming. It is also a comedy: a story of young love, jealousy, deceit and reconciliation.
Scottish Opera's new production is sung in English and is presented by Linda Ormiston.
Scottish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Richard Armstrong Acts 1 and 2 8.55 Jan Smaczny explores Dvorak the librettist and the genesis of The Jacobin through some of the composer's letters.
9.15 Act 3

Contributors

Presented By:
Linda Ormiston.
Presented By:
Jan SmacZny
Bohus:
Peter Sidhom(bar)
Julie:
Rita Culus(sop)
Filip:
Donald Maxwell(bar)
Benda:
Alasdair Elliott(ten)
Terinka:
Claire Rutter(sop)
Jiri:
Richard Coxon(ten)
Adolf:
Robert Hayward(bar)
Count Vilem:
Stafford Dean(bass)

Transformations in British
Culture
5: Words across the Water
In the fifth of six Radio 3/ RSA lectures given before an invited audience at the Royal Society of Arts, novelist Michele Roberts explores the issues of translation and imagination involved in reading foreign novels.
Producer Beaty Rubens

Contributors

Unknown:
Michele Roberts
Producer:
Beaty Rubens

Geoffrey Smith introduces a concert given by the band in 1993 in the Civic Centre,
Berkhamsted, when they performed a new suite by pianist Michael Garrick called The Royal Box.
The 16-piece band includes trumpeters
Steve Waterman and Gerard
Presencer, saxophonists Jimmy Hastings and Tim Garland , trombonist
Dave Stewart , guitarist Phil Lee , Alec Dankworth on double bass, and on drums
Alan Jackson. During the interval, Michael Garrick talks to Geoffrey Smith about the different aspects of his career.

Contributors

Introduces:
Geoffrey Smith
Pianist:
Michael Garrick
Unknown:
Steve Waterman
Unknown:
Jimmy Hastings
Unknown:
Tim Garland
Guitarist:
Dave Stewart
Guitarist:
Phil Lee
Guitarist:
Alec Dankworth
Unknown:
Alan Jackson.
Talks:
Michael Garrick
Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith

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