Programme Index

Discover 10,245,526 listings and 242,793 playable programmes from the BBC

With Andrew McGregor , including Bach Mass in B minor, BWV232
(Kyrie)
Collegium Musicum 90, director Richard Hickox
6.22 Poulenc Trois Mouvements
PerpƩtuels
French National Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.04 Dellbes Love Lay Asleep in Your Heart (Lakme)
Mary Plazas (soprano),
Bruce Ford (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor David Parry
7.32 Webem Im Sommerwind
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.05 Mozart Overture: The Magic Flute Orchestra of St John's, Smith
Square, conductor John Lubbock
8.42 Tippett Fantasia on a Theme of Corelli
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Unknown:
Collegium Musicum
Director:
Richard Hickox
Conductor:
Charles Dutoit
Tenor:
Bruce Ford
Conductor:
David Parry
Conductor:
Riccardo Chailly
Unknown:
Tippett Fantasia
Conductor:
Andrew Davis

With Peter Hobday.

Haydn Violin Concerto in C - Simon Standage, English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock

9.19 Sheppard Verbum Caro - The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers

9.27 Grainger Colonial Song - Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish

9.34 Scarlatti Sonatas: in E, Kk380; in D minor, Kk389 - Dinu Lipatti (piano)

9.41 Liszt Petrarch Sonnet No 104 - Dinu Lipatti (piano)

9.49 Wagner Forest Murmurs (Siegfried) - Metropolitan Orchestra, conductor James Levine

9.58 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) - San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Hobday

Murray Perahia
Murray Perahia has recorded all 27 of Mozart's piano concertos with the English Chamber Orchestra, whose players he directed from the keyboard. He tells Joan Bakewell about his special affinity with this music and why he decided to conduct these pieces.

Contributors

Unknown:
Murray Perahia
Unknown:
Murray Perahia
Unknown:
Joan Bakewell

From the time that he stowed away on a ship to South America, the music of virtuoso pianist
Isaac Albeniz has always reflected his love for his native country. He met the great musical figures of his day -
Liszt, Debussy and Dukas - and was fascinated by popular culture.

Contributors

Pianist:
Isaac Albeniz

"Chupln is the greatest of them all, for through the piano alone he discovered everything."
Presented by Stephen Plaistow in conversation with Jim Samson. Waltz in A flat, Op 64 No 3 Jean-Philippe Collard (piano) Trois Nouvelles Etudes
Malcolm Binns (piano)
Nocturne in C minor, Op 48 No 1 Maria-Joao Pires (piano)
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60 Richard Goode (piano)
Berceuse in 0 flat, Op 57 Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52 Krystian Zimerman (piano)
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Stephen Plaistow
Unknown:
Jim Samson.
Piano:
Malcolm Binns
Piano:
Richard Goode
Piano:
Wilhelm Kempff

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Van Pascal Tortelier ,
Anne Queffelec (piano)
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945) Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (New World)

Contributors

Conductor:
van Pascal Tortelier
Piano:
Anne Queffelec
Piano:
Vaughan Williams Fantasia
Unknown:
Thomas Tallis

A Musical Offering
What would a composer today make of the royal theme presented to Bach for his Musical Offering?
Composer Diana Burrell explains the ideas she uses in Winter Offering, in which she reveals her impressions of the royal theme presented to the composer in 1747.

Contributors

Unknown:
Diana Burrell

Sean Rafferty is joined by soprano
Amanda Roocroft , who talks about her life on the opera stage and concert platform. Music includes Gershwin, Mozart, and. leading up to 7.00,
Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E flat.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Rafferty
Soprano:
Amanda Roocroft

From the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
Patricia Schuman (soprano). Ladies of the Halle Choir. Halle Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
Ives From the Steeples and the Mountains
Messiaen Poemes pour Mi
8.05 Book of the Month
An extended review of one of the month's most interesting new publications. Martin Gilbert tackles one of the most controversial stories of the modern world in his new book, Israel: a History. Published on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the declaration of independence of the state of Israel, the book considers the birth of the secular Zionist movement in the years leading up to the state's foundation, as well as the following half-century of massive immigration, five wars, terrorism and cultural conflict. In this review, Rabbi David Goldberg reflects on the successes and failures of Zionism.
8.25 Hoist Suite: The Planets
SOUNDING THE CENTURY

Contributors

Soprano:
Patricia Schuman
Conductor:
Kent Nagano
Unknown:
Martin Gilbert
Unknown:
David Goldberg

The Brecht Centenary
Five programmes this week in which Adrian Mitchell looks at the poems and songs of Bertolt Brecht. The readers include Maria Friedman and Harold Pinter.
4: Hollywood: Elegies and Exile Brecht's opinions of America.

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Mitchell
Unknown:
Maria Friedman
Unknown:
Harold Pinter.

Andrew Manze introduces a studio session by the chamber group London Baroque, in which they perform unusual music by the 17thand 18th-century Austrian composers Biber, Schmelzer, Fux and Weichleln.
Producer Lindsay Kemp Repeated tomorrow 4pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Andrew Manze
Producer:
Lindsay Kemp

Is there more to French artist Pierre
Bonnard than richly painted landscapes and sensual nudes?
Laura Cumming explores some more disturbing undercurrents in the artist's work as a major exhibition opens at the Tate Gallery in London. And South Africa's leading novelist takes a new direction - Nadine
Gordimer turns from politics to domestic drama in her novel The
House Gun.
Producer Anthony Denselow

Contributors

Unknown:
Laura Cumming
Producer:
Anthony Denselow

Edward Blakeman explores the music of this neglected composer, with contributions from Joel-Marie
Fauquet.
Wens, a Celle Qui Part; Chanson de I'Alouette (Cinq Lieder)
Teresa Zylis-Gara (soprano), Christian Ivaldi (piano)
Piano Trio No 3 in A minor (2nd mvt) Barbican Trio
Scherzo
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
Fantaisie-Ballet
Philippe Graffin (violin),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Paul Murphy Namouna (excerpts)
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon Repeated from last Thursday

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Blakeman
Soprano:
Teresa Zylis-Gara
Piano:
Christian Ivaldi
Conductor:
Ernest Ansermet
Violin:
Philippe Graffin
Conductor:
Paul Murphy
Conductor:
Jean Martinon

With Penny Gore.
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra/
Hannu Koivula Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni Arriaga Symphony in D Dvorak Serenade in E for Strings
2.30 Mogens Pederson Mass for Five Voices (Pratum Spirituale)
Copenhagen Boys' Choir/Ebbe Munk
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move 3.55 First Steps in Drama
4.10 Listen and Write 4.30 Alphabet Time 4.40 Higher History
5.00 Sequence: Joachim Hebrew Melodies Michael Gieler (viola), Lauretta Bloomer (fortepiano)
5.40 Bizet Carmen: Suite No 2
Slovenian RTVSO/Marko Munih

Contributors

Unknown:
Hannu Koivula Mozart
Unknown:
Don Giovanni Arriaga
Unknown:
Dvorak Serenade
Unknown:
Mogens Pederson
Unknown:
Joachim Hebrew
Viola:
Michael Gieler

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More