With Penny Gore.
Rossini Overture: William Tell
Rotterdam Philharmonic, conductor Valery Gergiev
7.05 Glinka Overture; March of Chernomor (Ruslan and Ludmilla) Tchaikovsky Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev
7.32 JC Bach Sinfonia Concertante in E flat
Graham Cracknell and Anna McDonald
(violins), Anthony Robson (oboe),
Hanover Band, director Roy Goodman
7.53 Victoria Pange Lingua a 4 Choir of Westminster Cathedral, director James O'Donnell
8.05 Tchaikovsky Que Ma Prière s'Eleve vers Toi
Boys and Men's Choir of the Moscow Choral Academy, director Viktor Popov
8.31 Gounod Symphony No 1 in D Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Editor Andrew Lyle
With Penny Gore.
Catriona Young continues her cycle of Tchaikovsky symphonies.
Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony
Philharmonia, conductor Riccardo Muti Producer Tony Cheevers Discs
With John Toal.
Hans Krasa Overture for Small
Westphalia Chamber Philharmonic, conductor Frieder Obstfeld
10.06 Artist of the Week:
Michala Petri (recorder)
Bononcini Divertimento da Camera in C minor
George Malcolm (harpsichord)
10.15 Brahms String Quintet No 1 in F, Op 88
Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
10.41 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso Philharmonia, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
10.55 Martinu Serenade No 1 for
Clarinet, Horn, Three Violins and Viola
Members of the Prague CO
11.03 Vivaldi Flautino Concerto in C,
Michala Petri (sopranino recorder), I Solisti Veneti , conductor Claudio Scimone
11.15 Goldmark Rustic Wedding Symphony
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Adrian Leaper Producer Terry Black
With David Fallows.
Orfeo (Act 1)
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
Deus in Adjutorium; Dixit Dominus ; Nigra Sum (1610 Vespers) the Sixteen, director Harry Christophers Ahi, Comm'a un Vago Sol Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley Producer Mark Rowlinson
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm
From St John 's, Smith
Square, London. Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
Grieg Norwegian Folk Songs, Op 66; Norwegian Peasant Dances, Op 72 Schumann Piano Sonata No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 11
Repeated Sunday 6.30pm
The first of thirteen programmes of highlights from the 1996 Proms at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Bruckner's glorious choral music was performed in the hall where the composer played the organ in 1871. Then Solti returned to the Proms for
Beethoven's last symphony and its revolutionary choral finale. Solti declared the ninth to be "a masterpiece with an enormous, broadening horizon, where the history of music turned a page." Bruckner Prelude and Fugue in C minor for organ; Locus Iste; Os Justi ; Afferentur Regi ; Christus Factus Est; Ave Maria; Ecce Sacerdos Magnus BBC Singers, John Scott (organ), conductor Jane Glover
Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)
Deborah Voigt (soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Johan Botha (tenor), Rene Pape (bass), BBC Singers,
London Voices, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Pick of the Year
With lain Burnside.
Repeated from last Wednesday
Russell Davies examines the recording career of Lester Young. 3: All of Me
Young developed a close musical association with the great Billie
Holiday. His decision to leave the Basie band in 1940 was unexpected and damaging for both parties. Repeat
Tommy Pearson ponders a few of the significant musical firsts of past years. Producer Chris Wines Repeat WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/music_machine/
Anthony Burton launches a new daily feature on orchestral and instrumental music inspired by literature. He also reflects on the feast of Epiphany and celebrates the 125th anniversary of the birth of Scriabin.
Wagenaar Overture: Twelfth Night Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
5.45 Liszt Three Kings (Christus) Rotterdam Philharmonic, conductor James Conlon
6.05 Telemann Cantata: Ihr Volker , Hort
Julianne Baird (soprano), Music's Recreation
6.35 Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Producer Patrick Lambert
Schoenberg's unfinished opera in a rare performance given last October at London's Royal Festival Hall, conducted by the Philharmonia's newly appointed music director Christoph von Dohnanyi.
London Voices, Philharmonia, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi
Geoffrey Hosking , professor of Russian history at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, meets five British people who have travelled often and widely in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
1: Ralph Land, chairman of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce, who has advised companies about doing business in the new Russia. Producer Louise Greenberg
Penny Gore introduces a piano recital by Tessa Uys.
Mozart Variations on Ah,
Vous Dirai-Je , Maman", K265
Liszt Funérailles (Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses)
Janacek Sonata (1 IX 1905) Producer Nigel Wilkinson
Repeated tomorrow 2.30pm
In the first of two special editions, Mark Russell and Robert Sandall visit Berlin to check out the vibrant alternative-music scene. Tonight, they meet Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream, jungle DJ Alec Empire , electronic composer Lutz Glandien and sound-artist Hans Peter Kuhn. Producer Philip Tagney
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652
Humphrey Burton introduces excerpts from Fancy Free, On the Town, and Peter Pan.
Repeated from last Monday
With Dave Gelly. This week's programmes are devoted to
Stan Tracey 's 70th birthday concert, with music from his trio, quartets, septet, octet and his jazz orchestra. Producer Terry Carter
For further details see Tuesday
With David Cornet.
1.00 Russian Orthodox Christmas
Vigil from All Saints'
Russian Orthodox Cathedral,
Ennismore Gardens, London.
Conductor Metropolitan Antony of Sourozh, choirmaster Father Michael Fortounatto , commentator
Father Sergei Hackel
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree
3.45 Stories and Rhymes 3.55 Together Stories 4.10 Singing Together 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources