With Andrew McGregor.
Locatelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 1 No 9. Raglan Baroque Players, director Nicholas Kraemer
6.15 Dvorak Symphony No 5 in F French National Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
7.05 Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K547 Isaac Stern , Yefim Bronfman (piano)
7.34 Britten Diversions
Leon Fleisher (piano),
French National Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
8.05 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31
Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
8.35 Mozart Vesperae Solonnes de Confessore, K339
Barbara Bonney (soprano),
Catherine Wynn Rogers (alto), Jamie MacDougall (tenor), Stephen Gadd (bass), English Concert Choir and Orchestra, director Trevor Pinnock
With Andrew McGregor.
With Penny Gore.
Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: Russian Easter Festival
Philharmonia, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
9.15 Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 19 Beaux Arts Trio
9.30 Maxwell Davies Farewell to
Stromness; Yesnaby Ground The Composer (piano)
9.38 Britten Four Sea Interludes
(Peter Grimes )
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein Discs
Stephanie Hughes Telemann Sinfonia; Die Morgen (Die Tageszeiten, Part 1)
Mechthild Bach (soprano), Freiburg Vocal Ensemble, Freiburg Collegium Musicum, conductor Wolfgang Schafer
10.24 York Bowen Horn Concerto
Michael Thompson , Ulster Orchestra, conductor Andrew Mogrelia
10.45 Colin Matthews Night Music Ulster Orchestra, conductor Andrew Mogrelia
11.00 York Bowen Toccata
Stephen Hough (piano)
11.05 Artist of the Week:
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
Bavarian RSO, conductor Colin Davis
11.44 Eigar Overture: Froissart Ulster Orchestra, conductor Andrew Mogrelia
Chris Wines explores the life and music of Amy Beach in conversation with her American biographer Adrienne Fried Block.
2: Ancestral Voices
Scottish Legend, Op 54 No 1 Alan Feinberg (piano)
Dark Is the Night, Op 11 No 11 D'Anna Fortunato (mezzo), Virginia Eskin (piano)
Symphony in E minor (Gaelic) Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Osmo Vanska,
Mats Lidstrom (cello)
Beethoven Overture: Egmont Khachaturian Cello Concerto
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F
Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm
Richard Boothby introduces the last of three programmes in which he traces the Italian music that Purcell might have known.
Vitall Capriccio on 12 Notes
Purcell Sonata a 4 in G minor
Vitali Three Passagalli; Ciaccona in C Purcell Sonata a 3 in D minor
Producer Kate Bolton
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Jun'ichi Hirokami,
Peter Donohoe (piano), Jane Watts (organ) Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Messiaen Les Offrandes Oubliées
Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ)
Sarah Walker visits Wollaton Hall. She is joined by curator John Cockcroft, and organist and musicologist John Morehen to talk about domestic music-making in the time of the Tudors.
With Geraint Lewis , whose guest at
7.00 is Prof Peter Schickele who talks about his research into the music of PDQ Bach. Including
Haydn Overture: II Mondo delta Luna Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
5.30 George Benjamin Upon Silence Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)
London Sinfonietta/George Benjamin
6.35 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor The Hanover Band/Goodman
7.10 PDQ Bach Prelude and Fugue
No 5 (from the Short-tempered Clavier) Christopher O'Riley (piano)
7.20 Schickele "Unbegun" Symphony Royal PDQ Bach Festival Orch/Mester Producer James Webb
From Studio 1, Edinburgh. Stephen Osborne plays piano works by Bach, Rachmaninov and Messiaen, and Adeline Ramage (soprano) and Gerald Martin Moore (piano) perform French songs.
Bach French Suite No 5 in G, BWV816
Debussy Nuits d'Etoiles; Romance; Les Cloches; Voici que le Printemps Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme ofCorelli, Op 42
8.20 Willemena's Metaphor By Beatrice Colin.
When young Robert's parents go to the Bahamas, he is left in the care of his great aunt Willemena, a woman he has never met. She turns out to look like a horse and to smell of old biscuits. Read by Kevin McKidd. Repeat
8.40 Koechlin Si Tu le Veux; La Lune Paladilhe Psyche
Chabrier Chanson pour Jeanne
Bizet Ouvre ton Coeur
Messiaen Noel ; Le Baiser de I'Enfant
Jesus; Regard de I'Esprit de Joie (Vingt Regards sur I'Enfant Jesus)
Sir Peter Hall explores the fascinating world of masks, from ancient Greece to the present day. In the first of four programmes, he considers the powerful effect of the tragic mask, while in the open-air theatre of Epidaurus the celebrated mask-maker Thanos Vovolis demonstrates their sound.
Producers Michael Fox and Kirsten Lass Next programme tomorrow 9.45pm
By Keiko Abe , played on the marimba by Sylvie Zakarian.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Diaghilev's Russian Ballet
Sir John Drummond introduces the last of five programmes exploring lesser-known scores commissioned by Serge Diaghilev for his famous ballet company. Today's programme includes the complete version of Poulenc's Les Biches.
BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Producer Tim Thorne
Richard Coles discusses the impact of the Nazi occupation on French national identity in the light of the film A Self-Made Hero, winner of Best Screenplay at Cannes. Plus William Ian Miller 's The Anatomy of Disgust. Producer Miriam Newman
A Bid for Freedom, 1777-82
Ballet music: Les Petits Riens, K299b
(excerpts); Symphony No 31 in D,
K297 (Paris) (with the original slow movement); Violin Sonata in E minor, K304; Popoli di Tessaglia !... lo Non Chiedo, Eterni Dei , K316. Discs Repeated from last Tuesday
Johnny Dankworth 's new Sextet makes its first broadcast in a studio set presented by Campbell Burnap . John Dankworth (alto), Tim Garland
(tenor), Mark Nightingale (trombone), John Horler (piano), Malcolm Creese (double bass) and Allan Ganley (drums).
With David Cornet.
1.00 Young Artists' Forum
Medtner Four Fairy Tales; Elegy in D minor, Op 11 No 2 Viv McLean (piano) Ravel Don Quichotte a Dulcinée Liszt Die Vatergruft; Uber Allen
Gipfeln 1st Ruhe; Die Drei Zigeuner Leigh Melrose (baritone), Dominic Harlan (piano) Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No 2 in D, Op 58
Yoo-Hong Lee , Connie Ying Zhang (piano) Repeat
2.30 Gabriele-Maria Ronge
(soprano). Zachos Terzakis (tenor), Berlin RSO, Latvian State Academy Chorus/Hans Drewanz Vasks Die
Boschaft Denisov Requiem Cherubini Requiem No 1 in C minor
4.10 Francaix Clarinet Quintet Eduard Brunner , Silesian Quartet Bartok
String Quartet No 4 Vertavo Quartet