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Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including after 6.00 Schumann's Stucke im Volkston, Op 102, played by Boris Pergamenschikow (cello) and Mikhail Rudy (piano); after the news at 7.00 Mozart's Piano Concerto
No 21 in C, K467, performed by Geza Anda with the Salzburg
Camerata Academica; and after 8.00
Monteverdi's Dixit Dominus performed by Emma Kirkby (soprano), Rogers
Covey-Crump (tenor), David Thomas (bass) and the Taverner Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott.

Contributors

Played By:
Boris Pergamenschikow
Played By:
Mikhail Rudy
Unknown:
Geza Anda
Soprano:
Emma Kirkby
Tenor:
David Thomas
Unknown:
Taverner Consort
Director:
Andrew Parrott.

With Humphrey Burton.
3: Walton and the English Choral Tradition
If Walton were to be remembered for one work only, it would probably be for his powerful dramatic oratorio
Belshazzar's Feast. But choral music occupied Walton throughout his creative life, and his debt to the English choral tradition is central to his work.
Belshazzar's Feast (excerpts) Bryn Terfel (baritone),
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Andrew Davis
Litany: Drop, Drop Slow Tears Trinity College Choir, conductor Richard Marlow
Coronation Te Deum Choirs of Salisbury, Winchester and Chichester Cathedrals, London Philharmonic, conductor Georg Solti
Set Me a Seat Trinity College Choir, conductor Richard Marlow
Gloria City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Louis Fremaux

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Burton.
Conductor:
Andrew Davis
Conductor:
Richard Marlow
Conductor:
Georg Solti
Conductor:
Richard Marlow
Conductor:
Louis Fremaux

With Stephanie Hughes.
Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K576
Wanda Landowska
10.22 Byrd Magnificat ; Nunc Dimittis (The Great Service) Tallis Scholars , director Peter Philips
10.37 Messiaen L 'Ascension
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown:
Wanda Landowska
Unknown:
Byrd Magnificat
Unknown:
Tallis Scholars
Director:
Peter Philips
Conductor:
Leopold Stokowski

Edinburgh International Festival 1999
Linda Ormiston introduces the first of two concerts this week featuring the pianist Maria Joao Pires in romantic piano trios.
Maria Joao Pires (piano), Augustin Dumay (violin), Jian Wang (cello)
Brahms Piano Trio No 1 in B, Op 8
11.40 Festival Insights
Continuing the series of lively talks and public discussions involving some of the major figures appearing at this year's Edinburgh Festival.
12.00 Schubert Piano Trio No 2 in E flat, D897
See also Friday 11am

Contributors

Introduces:
Linda Ormiston
Pianist:
Maria Joao Pires
Piano:
Maria Joao Pires
Piano:
Augustin Dumay
Violin:
Jian Wang

Kirsteen McCue introduces a recital given in the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Eric Ruske (horn),
Victor Sangiorgio (piano)
Bach Sonata in E, BWV1035
Franz Strauss Nocturne , Op 7 Mozart Sonata in E flat, K378
Persichetti Parable VIII for solo hom
Gliere Nocturne, Op 35 No 10; Intermezzo, Op 35 No 11 Vittorio Monti Csardas
Repeat

Contributors

Introduces:
Kirsteen McCue
Piano:
Victor Sangiorgio
Piano:
Bach Sonata
Unknown:
Franz Strauss Nocturne
Unknown:
Persichetti Parable Viii
Unknown:
Vittorio Monti

Another chance to hear last
Sunday's Prom, in which Myung-Whun Chung made his Proms debut as a conductor and the sought-after pianist Maria Joao Pires returned to the Proms after her triumphant performance with the Berlin Philharmonic last year.
Maria Joao Pires (piano),
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Nielsen Symphony No 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Myung-Whun Chung
Pianist:
Maria Joao Pires
Piano:
Maria Joao Pires
Conductor:
Myung-Whun Chung

From Wakefield Cathedral.
Introit: Ikon of St Hilda
(Tavener)
Responses (Bernard Rose )
Psalms 149, 150 (Stewart, Talbot) First Lesson: Job 31, wl3-end
Canticles: Collegium Regale (Howells)
Second Lesson: Mark 7, w24-end Anthem: Totus Tuus (Gorecki)
Hymn: Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Abbot's Leigh)
Organ Voluntary: Rhapsody, Op 17 No 3 (Howells)
Director of the Cathedral Girls' Choir
Louise Marsh.
Organist Jonathan Bielby.

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Rose
Organist:
Louise Marsh.
Organist:
Jonathan Bielby.

Sean Rafferty talks to former Cardiff Singer of the World winner Inger Dam-Jensen , who is performing songs by Richard Strauss in tomorrow night's Prom. Music includes Tchaikovsky's Suite No 4 in G (Mozartiana) and Bach's Oboe d'Amore Concerto in A, BWV1055.

Contributors

Talks:
Sean Rafferty
Unknown:
Inger Dam-Jensen
Songs By:
Richard Strauss

Tonight's Prom from the Royal Albert Hall, London, celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin with operatic music inspired by his works. The programme culminates in a revival of Rachmaninov's one-act opera "Aleko", a story of love, betrayal and revenge, as a young man from the city, Aleko, tangles with the gypsy girl Zemfira.

Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila
Rimsky-Korsakov The Three Miracles (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Tchaikovsky Introduction, Act 2; Waltz; Final Scene (Eugene Onegin )

8.10 The Gypsies
Ralph Fiennes, Alex Jennings and Gabrielle Glaister read Alexander
Pushkin's verse "The Gypsies", a powerful exploration of the conflict between freedom and love, and the work which inspired Rachmaninov's opera "Aleko".

8.30 Rachmaninov Aleko

Contributors

Subject:
Alexander Pushkin
Soprano:
Elena Prokina
Baritone:
Vassily Gerello
Tenor:
Vsevolod Grivnov
Bass:
Peter Rose
Singers:
Chorus of Opera North
Musicians:
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Vassily Sinaisky
Reader:
Ralph Fiennes
Reader:
Alex Jennings
Reader:
Gabrielle Glaister

Veterans
The third of five programmes this week in which Christopher Hitchens meets four great nonconformists. 3: Bernard Knox (Part 2) In the second part of his conversation with Christopher Hitchens , Bernard Knox recounts his combat during the Second World War and his post-war defence of the classics in the United States. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Hitchens
Unknown:
Bernard Knox
Unknown:
Christopher Hitchens
Unknown:
Bernard Knox

The second of two chamber concerts this week featuring the violinist
Lorraine McAslan and the pianist
Nigel Clayton.
Grieg Sonata No 3 in C minor, Op 45 Repeat

Contributors

Violinist:
Lorraine McAslan
Pianist:
Nigel Clayton.

With Kathryn Stott and Vincent Duggleby. When the novelist
Charlotte Cory 's grandmother died, she inherited a typing course on scratched 78 rpm records and a set of chipped willow pattern china, which inspire this exploration of the connections between the way we think and write through the keyboard. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Kathryn Stott
Unknown:
Vincent Duggleby.
Unknown:
Charlotte Cory

Humphrey Lyttelton joins
Alyn Shipton to review Ride Red Ride by John Chilton , a new biography of the legendary New Orleans trumpeter Henry Red Allen.

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
John Chilton
Unknown:
Henry Red Allen.

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Debussy Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme
12.10 Petko Stainov Trakiya
12.30 Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet
1.00 Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95
1.25 Kaspar Forster Viri Israelite (Dialogus de Judith et Holoferne)
1.40 Mozart Piano Concerto No 17 in G, K453
2.20 Bach, arr Busoni Chaconne (Partita in D. BWV1004)
2.35 Chan Ka Nin Suite: Four Seasons
2.45 Shostakovich Symphony No 8
3.45 Diepenbrock Simeon 's Lofzang
3.50 Fesch Concerto in G, Op 5 No 3
4.00 Pietro Antonio Cestl Intorno all ' Idol Mio (Orontea)
4.05 Richard Rodgers , orch
Robert Russell Bennett Suite: Victory at Sea
4.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No 1
4.40 Tomasi Fanfares Liturgiques for brass ensemble and percussion
5.00 Mozart Symphony No 5 in B flat
5.05 Ferenc Erkel Hunyadi Laszlo
5.15 Handel Return, 0 God of Hosts
(Samson)
5.25 Fetis Kyrie (Messe des Solennes Majeurs)
5.35 Franck Prelude , Chorale and Fugue

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe.
Unknown:
Petko Stainov Trakiya
Unknown:
Kaspar Forster
Unknown:
Diepenbrock Simeon
Unknown:
Richard Rodgers
Unknown:
Robert Russell Bennett
Unknown:
Tomasi Fanfares Liturgiques
Unknown:
Franck Prelude

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