With Andrew McGregor.
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Camerata Academica Salzburg, conductor Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli
6.35 Debussy La Damoiselle Elue
Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Paula Rasmussen (mezzo),
Women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
7.05 Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue, Op 87 No 21
Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)
7.32 Janacek Suite for String Orchestra Prague Virtuosi, conductor Oldrich Vlcek
8.05 Haydn Wood Variations on a Once Popular Humorous Song
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ernest Tomlinson
8.40 Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms The Sixteen, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Harry Christophers
With Andrew McGregor.
With Penny Gore.
Telemann Concerto in A minor
Frederic de Roos (recorder), Philippe Pierlot (bass viol), Ricercar Consort
9.16 Wolf Italian Serenade
9.23 Wolf Im Fruhling
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
9.29 Vaughan Williams Symphony No 6 New York Philharmonic, conductor Leopold Stokowski Discs
With Fiona Talkington. Trad Anicuta Draga
Joseph Moskowitz (cimbalom)
10.03 Haydn Symphony No 62 in D Austro-Hungarian Haydn Philharmonic, conductor Adam Fischer
10.24 Geza Allaga Rapsodie Hongroise Viktoria Herenscar (cimbalom), Istvan Zsolnai and Lajos Toth (violins), Sandor Papp (viola), Eniko Szodenyi Nagy (cello)
10.31 Artist of the Week:
Radovan Vlatkovic (horn)
Mozart Horn Concerto in E flat, K495 ECO, conductor Jeffrey Tate
10.54 Ahti Sonnlnen Laulu Onnesta
Jaakko Ryhanen (bass), Tapiola
Sinfonietta, conductor Seppo Hovi
10.57 Uszt Rakoczi March
Leslie Howard (piano)
11.06 Strauss Sonatina No 1
(Aus der Werkstaat eines Invaliden) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
11.44 Jean Wiener Accordion Concerto
Gilbert Roussel , orchestra, conductor Andre Girard
Rodney Milnes explores the life and music of the leading composer of 20th-century Viennese operetta.
2: Affairs of State. Today love takes a back seat in Friederike and the Tsarevich, with roles taken by Lucia Popp , Jerry Hadley , Richard Tauber and Helen Donath.
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm
The Dutch early-music group perform a programme of music from Italy, Germany and Austria in a concert given last year in Melk, Austria.
Vivaldi Concerto for Two Flutes, RV533 Fux Overture in G minor
Muffat Concerto in E minor
Quantz Concerto Grosso in G
lain Burnside introduces a recital given by Barbara Bonney (soprano) and Geoffrey Parsons (piano).
Dellus Young Venevil; Twilight Fancies; Cradle Song; The Bird's Story
Stenhammar The Maiden's Tryst;
The Girl on Midsummer's Eve; To a Rose; Adagio; Fylgia
Sibelius Lost; Evening; Sigh, Rushes, Sigh; The Diamond in the Snow; The First Kiss; The Maiden's Tryst Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier, Cecile Ousset (piano) Bridge Suite: The Sea
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor
Roussel Symphony No 3
In medieval literature and music,
May is described as a time of celebrations and festivities, dancing and singing. Christopher Page and Ardis Butterfield discuss these associations, with readings from
Jean Renart 's Romance of the Rose and songs exploring the themes of May and spring.
Repeated from Sunday 2.50pm
Tommy Pearson dons his stetson and cowboy boots and joins in a line-dancing session with Stella Whyldon. He discovers the ins and outs of this dance style, which is popular all over the country.
Humphrey Carpenter 's guest is the young violinist Priya Mitchell , who gives tomorrow's Birmingham Lunchtime Concert.
5.30 D'lndy Diptych Méditerranéen Monte Carlo Philharmonic, conductor Georges Pretre
6.05 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1
Nathan Milstein , Philharmonia, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
6.50 Liszt Vallée d'Obermann
(Book 1 ofAnnee de Pelerinage) Lazar Berman (piano) Producer Jeremy Hayes See also tomorrow lpm
Paul Guinery introduces the third in a series of five recitals from Turner Sims Hall, Southampton.
Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80
8.10 The Music: 3: The Last of the Habsburgs
Five stories from the collection by James Hamilton-Paterson.
A Balkan kingdom stages a lavish opera to celebrate the bicentenary of the death of the national composer. Read by Christopher Scott.
8.30 Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op 50
Ivan Hewett talks to Charles Rosen about the pleasures and difficulties of playing Bach at the piano.
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French philosopher Jean Baudrillard , one of the most provocative thinkers of the age, accuses the media of destroying a sense of reality. Richard Coles profiles this controversial figure and introduces excerpts from his lecture given at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London on a rare visit to the public platform in Britain. Plus the latest news from the Cannes Film Festival.
Producer Abigail Appleton
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Jeremy Hayes continues his exploration of Sibelius's theatre music and symphonic poems with the last part of his ambitious pantomime-drama Scaramouche, in which a beautiful woman is seduced by a hunchbacked viola player. There is an excerpt from the unpublished music for The Lizard, an early recording conducted by one of Sibelius's most important interpreters, and a tone poem which tells the story of the creation of the world according to Finnish mythology. Suite: Belshazzar's Feast
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Kajanus Scaramouche (Final Scene)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Incidental music: The Lizard (excerpt) Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas Luonnotar
Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Philharmonia, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Repeated from last Tuesday
Richard Niles presents the second in a week of programmes featuring the BBC Big Band. Tonight they are joined by guest musical director and trombone soloist Ian MacDougall.
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Haydn String Quartets
A series in which leading ensembles perform Haydn's finest quartets.
Festetics Quartet String Quartet in D minor, Op 9 No 4; String Quartet in C, Op 9 No 1
1.45 Organ recital by Gerd Zacher Bach Toccata in C, BWV564;
Schmucke Dich , 0 Liebe Seele,
BWV654 Mendelssohn Sonata in D minor, Op 65 No 6 Giuseppe Englert Palaestra 64
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50
History (9-11) 4.10 In the News
4.30 CSYS English