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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

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew McGregor
Musicians:
Camerata Academica Salzburg
Conductor:
Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli
Soprano:
Dawn Upshaw
Mezzo:
Paula Rasmussen
Singers:
Women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale
Musicians:
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Pianist:
Tatiana Nikolaeva
Musicians:
Prague Virtuosi
Conductor:
Oldrich Vlcek
Musicians:
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor:
Ernest Tomlinson
Singers:
The Sixteen
Musicians:
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Harry Christophers

With Penny Gore.
Telemann Concerto in A minor
Frederic de Roos (recorder), Philippe Pierlot (bass viol), Ricercar Consort
9.16 Wolf Italian Serenade
Hagen Quartet
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

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederic de Roos
Bass:
Philippe Pierlot
Unknown:
Brigitte Fassbaender
Piano:
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor:
Leopold Stokowski

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Fiona Talkington.
Unknown:
Joseph Moskowitz
Conductor:
Adam Fischer
Unknown:
Viktoria Herenscar
Unknown:
Istvan Zsolnai
Violins:
Lajos Toth
Violins:
Sandor Papp
Cello:
Eniko Szodenyi Nagy
Horn:
Radovan Vlatkovic
Conductor:
Jeffrey Tate
Bass:
Jaakko Ryhanen
Conductor:
Seppo Hovi
Piano:
Leslie Howard
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins
Accordion:
Jean Wiener
Unknown:
Gilbert Roussel
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

Contributors

Unknown:
Rodney Milnes
Unknown:
Lucia Popp
Unknown:
Jerry Hadley
Unknown:
Richard Tauber
Unknown:
Helen Donath.

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
(Delerium Amoris)
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

Contributors

Soprano:
Barbara Bonney
Soprano:
Geoffrey Parsons

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Jean Renart

Traditional Dance
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.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson
Unknown:
Stella Whyldon.

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Carpenter
Violinist:
Priya Mitchell
Conductor:
Georges Pretre
Unknown:
Nathan Milstein
Conductor:
Carlo Maria Giulini
Piano:
Lazar Berman
Producer:
Jeremy Hayes

Paul Guinery introduces the third in a series of five recitals from Turner Sims Hall, Southampton.

Joachim Trio
Part Adagio
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

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Guinery
Musicians:
Joachim Trio
Author:
James Hamilton-Paterson
Reader:
Christopher Scott

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Jean Baudrillard
Unknown:
Richard Coles
Producer:
Abigail Appleton

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Hayes
Conductor:
Robert Kajanus
Conductor:
Juha Kangas
Soprano:
Elisabeth Soderstrom
Conductor:
Vladimir Ashkenazy

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 Schools
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
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Unknown:
Gerd Zacher
Unknown:
Bach Toccata
Unknown:
Schmucke Dich

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