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Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including Lalo's Cello
Concerto in D minor at about 6.30, one of the masterpieces of the virtuoso pianist's repertoire, Ravel's dark and scintillating triptych Gaspard de la Nuit at about 7.10 and the motet Ave Virgo Sanctissima by Guerrero after the arts news at 8.30.

Contributors

Unknown:
Petroc Trelawny

With Stephanie Hughes , featuring Britten song cycles and vintage performer Benjamin Britten in the role of conductor.
Mozart Symphony No 35 in D (Haffner) English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
9.22 Britten On This Island
Philip Langridge (tenor), Steuart Bedford (piano)
9.36 Schumann Introduction and Allegro Concertante, Op 134 Murray Perahia (piano),
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
9.50 Faure Requiem
Catherine Bott (soprano),
Gilles Cachemaille (baritone), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre
Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Producer Tony Cheevers

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephanie Hughes
Unknown:
Benjamin Britten
Conductor:
Benjamin Britten
Tenor:
Philip Langridge
Piano:
Steuart Bedford
Piano:
Murray Perahia
Conductor:
Claudio Abbado
Soprano:
Catherine Bott
Baritone:
Gilles Cachemaille
Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner
Producer:
Tony Cheevers

Sherrill Milnes
American baritone Sherrill Milnes has been a constant presence in the world's opera houses for more than 30 years. Today he tells Joan Bakewell about the beginning of his journey from an Illinois farm to the New York
Met and beyond. Music includes excerpts from Beethoven's
Symphony No 9 in D (Choral). Producer Kerry Chapman

Contributors

Unknown:
Sherrill Milnes
Unknown:
Joan Bakewell
Producer:
Kerry Chapman

Over the next fortnight Chris de Souza introduces a series of weekday morning concerts direct from the Pittville Pump Room in Cheltenham. This first concert features the cellist Natalie Clein with the pianist Itamar Golan.
Schumann Phantasiestucke, Op 73 Turnage Sleep On Britten Sonata in C
11.50 Art Matters
In the first of five talks based on essays from his new collection, John Tusa , managing director of the Barbican Centre in London, surveys the history of the battle for the arts in this country and asks the question: the arts - can we do without them?
12.10 Franck Sonata in A

Contributors

Introduces:
Chris de Souza
Unknown:
Natalie Clein
Pianist:
Itamar Golan.
Unknown:
John Tusa

Stephanie Hughes presents another concert in the BBC
Wigmore Hall chamber series.
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4 Suk Meditation on an Old Czech
Hymn (St Wenceslas)
Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Prazak Quartet

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephanie Hughes

BBC Philharmonic
Elgar Serenade for Strings Conductor Edward Downes
Elgar Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf Susan Chilcott (soprano),
Arthur Davies (tenor), Alan Opie (baritone), Ceramic City Choir, Elgar Chorale of Worcester, conductor Donald Hunt

Contributors

Conductor:
Edward Downes
Soprano:
Susan Chilcott
Soprano:
Arthur Davies
Tenor:
Alan Opie
Unknown:
Elgar Chorale
Conductor:
Donald Hunt

Martin Handley examines live opera recordings from a conductor's point of view to see whether spontaneity of performance, with its attendant risks, is more valuable than the safe results achieved in the recording studio.

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Handley

Sean Rafferty is joined by Melvyn Tan and Ronald Brautigam , who perform piano music for four hands live in the studio. Music on disc includes
Bartok's symphonic poem Kossuth played by the Budapest Festival
Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer. Plus Goethe Lieder by Wolf from Radio 3's Disc of the Week.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Rafferty
Unknown:
Melvyn Tan
Unknown:
Ronald Brautigam
Conducted By:
Ivan Fischer.

1999 Lufthansa Festival
Fabio Biondi and his ensemble Europa Galante make their British debut in a concert of Baroque music given at St John's, Smith Square, in London - a sparkling programme from a young group which has achieved international fame for its "free and impassioned playing of Italian music". Sammartinl Sinfonia in G, JC39
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D, RV230
Geminiani Concerto Grosso No 12 in D minor (after Corelli) (La Folia)
8.10 Recent years have seen renewed interest among the countrymen of Corelli and Vivaldi in Italian early music. Robert Hollingworth takes a look at Italy's growing early music scene and talks to some of this new breed of performers.
8.30 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor for
Two Violins, Cello and Orchestra,
RV578; Concerto in D minor for Two Violins, Cello and Orchestra, RV565 Corelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Fabio Biondi
Music:
Robert Hollingworth

Situation: Comedy. Profession: Writer Christopher Cook talks to five
American television comedy writers. 1: James L Brooks , creator of The
Mary Tyler Moore Show in the 1970s and The Simpsons in the nineties. Producer Fiona McLean

Contributors

Talks:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
James L Brooks
Producer:
Fiona McLean

lain Burnside presents a specially recorded recital by the soprano
Sophie Daneman , accompanied by pianist Eugene Asti. Their programme includes songs by Theodore Chanler ,
Celius Dougherty , Leonard Bernstein and Eugene Asti and the following pieces: Schubert Wiegenlied
Schumann Liederalbum fur die Jugend, Op 79
Wolf Four Songs
Poulenc La Courte Paille Producer Clive Portbury Repeated tomorrow 4pm

Contributors

Soprano:
Sophie Daneman
Pianist:
Eugene Asti.
Songs By:
Theodore Chanler
Songs By:
Celius Dougherty
Songs By:
Leonard Bernstein
Songs By:
Eugene Asti
Producer:
Clive Portbury

Many literary judges have hailed contemporary American writers as persistently more ambitious than their parochial British cousins. So just what are the driving issues concerning the hot young writers across the Atlantic? As the New
Yorker magazine nominates its "20 under 40", Tim Marlow joins them to discuss the future of fiction. With contributions from Bill Buford , literary editor of the New Yorker, and extracts from a series of public readings by some of America's leading actors, including William Hurt. Producer Paul Quinn

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Marlow
Unknown:
Bill Buford
Unknown:
William Hurt.
Producer:
Paul Quinn

Singer Stacey Kent was recently voted Vocalist of the Year in the British Jazz Awards. In the first of two concerts by her band from Ronnie Scott 's Club in Birmingham, she sings a selection of the material that has won her such acclaim. She also talks to Alyn Shipton about her career. Producer Terry Carter

Contributors

Singer:
Stacey Kent
Unknown:
Ronnie Scott
Unknown:
Alyn Shipton
Producer:
Terry Carter

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Daquin Rondeau; La
Melodieuse Colin Tilney (harpsichord)
12.10 Faure, orch Washburn Messe Basse Vancouver Chamber Choir, CBC
Vancouver Orchestra/Jon Washburn
12.20 Diepenbrock Preghiera alia Madonna; Come Raggio di Sol Roberta Alexander (soprano),
Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Rudolf Jansen (piano)
12.25 Franck Le Chasseur Maudit
Quebec Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Franz-Paul Decker
12.45 Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ) (2nd mvt)
Sydney SO, conductor Louis Fremaux
1.00 Jens Elvakaer (piano) plays sonatas by Beethoven: in D, Op 10 No 3; in G minor, Op 49 No 1; in E flat, Op 31 No 3
1.55 Weyse Symphony No 6 in C minor Danish Radio Concert
Orchestra, conductor Adam Fischer
2.25 Handel Sonata in C minor for
Flute, Violin and Continuo, HWV386a Musica Alta Ripa
2.35 Schubert, arr Gothonl Der Muller und der Bach (Die Schone
Mullerin); Schubert Minuet in F, D4.1 No 21 Ralf Gothoni (piano)
2.45 A performance of Purcell's opera Dioclesian by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.
4.15 Wesley Air and Gavotte
Howells Rhapsody No 1 in D flat Ian Sadler (organ)
4.25 Elgar, transc Edwin Lemare Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D David Drury (organ)
4.35 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto
No 2 in D minor Lucille Chung , Laval SO, conductor Jean-François Rivest
5.00 Beethoven Overture: Leonore
No 3 Royal Danish Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer
5.10 Bach Sonata in A, BWV1015
Benjamin Schmid (violin), Antony Spiri (harpsichord)
5.25 Albicastro Concerto a Quatre, Op 7 No 12 Ensemble 415, conductor Chiara Banchini
5.40 Liszt Fantasia on Szozdat
; Hungarian National Anthem
Klara Kormendi (piano)
5.50 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Kazuyoshi Akiyama

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Diepenbrock Preghiera
Soprano:
Roberta Alexander
Tenor:
Christoph Pregardien
Tenor:
Rudolf Jansen
Conductor:
Louis Fremaux
Piano:
Jens Elvakaer
Conductor:
Adam Fischer
Unknown:
Gothonl Der
Piano:
Ralf Gothoni
Conducted By:
John Eliot Gardiner.
Unknown:
Ian Sadler
Unknown:
Edwin Lemare
Unknown:
David Drury
Unknown:
Lucille Chung
Conductor:
Otto Klemperer
Violin:
Benjamin Schmid
Harpsichord:
Antony Spiri
Conductor:
Chiara Banchini
Conductor:
Liszt Fantasia
Piano:
Klara Kormendi
Conductor:
Kazuyoshi Akiyama

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