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With Andrew McGregor.
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Jos van Immerseel (fortepiano), Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weil
6.43 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 3
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.05 Handel Suite No 4 in E minor
Paul Nicholson (harpsichord)
7.32 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1 Stephen Hough (piano)
8.05 Trad, arr Meyer/O'Connor College Hornpipe
Mark O'Connor (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Edgar Meyer (double bass)
8.30 Rimsky-Korsakov/Liadov/
Borodin/Glazunov String Quartet on B-La-F (Belaiev)
Shostakovich Quartet

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor.
Unknown:
Jos van Immerseel
Director:
Bruno Weil
Harpsichord:
Paul Nicholson
Piano:
Stephen Hough
Violin:
Mark O'Connor
Cello:
Edgar Meyer

With Peter Hobday.
Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.12 Tallis Spem in Alium
Taverner Consort and Choir, director Andrew Parrott
9.23 Bach By the Waters of Babylon, BWV653. Ton Koopman (organ)
9.30 Haydn Symphony No 101 in D (Clock)
Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday.
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Conductor:
Tallis Spem
Director:
Andrew Parrott
Conductor:
Frans Bruggen

With Mairi Nicolson.
Rossini Overture: The Italian Girl in Algiers
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.09 Haydn Piano Sonata in G, H XVI 40. Alfred Brendel
10.23 Hahn Trois Rondels :
Le Jour
London Schubert Chorale, conductor Stephen Layton Le Printemps
Felicity Lott (soprano) La Nuit
London Schubert Chorale, conductor Stephen Layton
10.32 Artist of the Week:
Patrick Gallois (flute) Poulenc Sextet. Pascal Roge (piano),
Maurice Bourgue (oboe), Michel Portal (clarinet), Amaury Wallez (bassoon), Andre Cazalet (horn)
10.35 Falla El Amor Brujo BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins
11.15 Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor. BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassili Sinaisky

Contributors

Unknown:
Mairi Nicolson.
Unknown:
Alfred Brendel
Unknown:
Hahn Trois Rondels
Conductor:
Stephen Layton
Soprano:
Felicity Lott
Conductor:
Stephen Layton
Flute:
Patrick Gallois
Piano:
Pascal Roge
Oboe:
Maurice Bourgue
Oboe:
Michel Portal
Clarinet:
Amaury Wallez
Bassoon:
Andre Cazalet
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins
Conductor:
Vassili Sinaisky

CD Pick of 1996 Michael Oliver presents the second of five programmes featuring outstanding opera discs issued this year, with comments from Hugh Canning and Andrew Clements. Britten Peter Grimes
Recorded last year after concert performances marking the opera's 50th anniversary, this new version brings the number of commercial recordings the work has had to four - the most of any postwar opera.
London Symphony Chorus, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Oliver
Unknown:
Hugh Canning
Unknown:
Andrew Clements.
Unknown:
Britten Peter Grimes
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Peter Grimes:
Philip Langridge (tenor)
Ellen Orford:
Janice Watson (soprano)
Captain Balstrode:
Alan Opie (baritone)
Auntie:
Ameral Gunson (mezzo)
Her Nieces:
Yvonne Barclay (soprano)
Her Nieces:
Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo)
Bob Boles:
John Graham Hall (tenor)
Swallow:
John Connell (bass)
Mrs Sedley:
Anne Collins (contralto)
Rev Horace Adams:
John Fryatt (tenor)
Ned Keene:
Roderick Williams (baritone)
Hobson:
Matthew Best (bass)

Shostakovich Piano Quintet. Op 57 Ida Levin and Catherine Manson
(violins), Judith Busbridge (viola),
William Conway (cello), Peter Evans (piano) Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Ida Levin
Violins:
Catherine Manson
Violins:
Judith Busbridge
Cello:
William Conway
Cello:
Peter Evans

With Geraint Lewis , including Mathias A Dance Overture
LSO, conductor David Atherton
5.25 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on "Greensleeves
New Queen's Hall Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
5.30 Ludford Ave Cuius Conceptio Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood
5.40 Howells King David Janet Baker (mezzo), Martin Isepp (piano)
6.05 Britten A Ceremony of Carols Choir of St John's College,
Cambridge, Marisa Robles (harp), conductor George Guest
6.30 Bach Prelude and Fugue in B (-Well-tempered Clavier", Bk 2) Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)
6.40 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Lothar Koch (oboe), Brandis Quartet Producer Gwawr Owen

Contributors

Unknown:
Geraint Lewis
Conductor:
David Atherton
Conductor:
Vaughan Williams Fantasia
Conductor:
Barry Wordsworth
Unknown:
Cuius Conceptio
Director:
Andrew Carwood
Unknown:
King David Janet Baker
Piano:
Martin Isepp
Harp:
Marisa Robles
Conductor:
George Guest
Piano:
Tatiana Nikolaeva
Oboe:
Lothar Koch
Producer:
Gwawr Owen

Rodney Slatford introduces the fourth of five concerts given last month at Manchester's Berlioz/Dutilleux
Festival. This concert was given at the Royal Northern College of Music. Susan Bullock (soprano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Berlioz Overture: Waverley Dutilleux Le Mystere de I'lnstant
Berlioz La Mort de Cleopatre Dutilleux Symphony No 1 Final concert tomorrow 7.30pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Rodney Slatford
Soprano:
Susan Bullock
Conductor:
Yan Pascal Tortelier

Ever since the 1942 publication of his pioneering study of American literature On Native Grounds,
Alfred Kazin has played a vital part in America's cultural debate. Tonight, he and presenter Russell Davies discuss his work-in-progress, God and the American Writer.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alfred Kazin
Presenter:
Russell Davies

Martin Luther Anniversary
Chris de Souza introduces the second of four programmes recorded last month to mark the 450th anniversary of the death of the father of the Reformation. Organist Graham Barber performs chorales from
Bach's Clavier-Ubung III and settings of Ein ' Feste Burg 1st Unser Gott by Pachelbel, Buxtehude and Hanff, on the organ of St Marylebone Parish Church, London.
Producer Lindsay Kemp
Repeated tomorrow 2.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Luther Anniversary
Introduces:
Chris de Souza
Organist:
Graham Barber
Unknown:
Feste Burg
Unknown:
Unser Gott
Producer:
Lindsay Kemp

Beyond Two Cultures?
George Steiner challenged the Edinburgh Festival to include science alongside arts events, but the notion of two cultures remains a potent cliche. What can the disciplines learn from each other? Does contemporary society overrate the arts at the expense of science, or has the pendulum swung the other way? Humphrey Carpenter and guests debate the issues before an audience.
Producer Julian May

Contributors

Unknown:
George Steiner
Unknown:
Humphrey Carpenter

Bartok Hussar
Liszt Academy Chamber Choir.
Budapest SO, conductor Antal Dorati Arabian Song: Transylvanian Dance
Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman
(violins)
Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm Nos 2, 5 and 6. The composer (piano) Kodaly Nights in the Mountains
Gyor Girls' Choir conductor Miklos Szabo
Jesus and the Traders
Hungarian Radio and TV Chorus conductor Janos Ferencsik
Bartok Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste
Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner Repeated from last Thursday

Contributors

Conductor:
Antal Dorati
Unknown:
Itzhak Perlman
Violins:
Pinchas Zukerman
Conductor:
Miklos Szabo
Conductor:
Janos Ferencsik
Conductor:
Fritz Reiner

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Choral Evensong from St Alban's Cathedral.
Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm
2.00 Soprano Ellen van Lier and pianist Oleg Maisenberg perform songs by Schubert
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move 3.40 Words Alive 3.55 First
Steps in Drama 4.10 Drama
Workshop 4.30 Infant History 4.40 Standard Grade English
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Soprano:
Ellen van Lier
Pianist:
Oleg Maisenberg

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