With Tommy Pearson.
Barber Agnus Dei (arr from Adagio for Strings) Arietha Lockhart (soprano), Robert Shaw Festival Singers, director Robert Shaw
6.35 Gounod Little Symphony for winds
St Paul CO, conductor Christopher Hogwood
7.05 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A flat
(Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1), BWV862 Keith Jarrett (piano)
7.50 Cherubini Overture: Anacreon
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer
8.00 Kreisler Tambourin Chinois
Joshua Bell (violin), Paul Coker (piano)
8.30 Nino Rota Piano Concerto
Giorgia Tomassi , La Scala Philharmonic , conductor Riccardo Muti
With Tommy Pearson.
With Donald Macleod. As a teenager Albeniz studied in Brussels and Leipzig, but did he really have lessons from Franz Liszt ?
Rondo (Piano Sonata No 4) Albert Guinovart Cordoba (Cantos de Espana) Ricardo Requejo (piano)
Rapsodia Espanola (orch Halffter) Alicia de Larrocha (piano), LPO, conductor Raphael Friihbeckde Burgos Iberia, Book 2 Raphael Orozco (piano)
Rve programmes in which
Brendan Kennelly , the professor of modern literature at Trinity College, Dublin, talks about his new poem Guff. 2: Words and Silence
With Stephanie Hughes.
Chopin Etudes, Op 10 Nos I and2 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
10.09 Martin Ballade August Wenzinger (cello), Zurich Collegium Musicum, conductor Paul Sacher
10.25 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in C, Wql4 7 Hans-Martin Linde (flute), Jaap Schroder (violin), Rolf Junghanns (harpsichord), Phoebe Carrai (cello)
10.37 Mozart Piano Concerto No 19 in F, K459 Maurizio Pollini , Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Karl Bohm
11.07 Monteverdi L 'Orfeo, Act
Hamburg State Music College Choir, Instrumental Ensemble of the 1955 Hitzacker Summer Music Festival, conductor August Wenzinger
A Week at the Ballet
- David Bintley , director of the Birmingham
Royal Ballet, presents five programmes exploring highlights of the ballet repertoire.
2: France in the Early 20th Century
France was at the centre of the radical developments in ballet during the early years of the 20th century. Leading this new movement was the famous Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev , whose collaborators included Stravinsky and Milhaud, Picasso and Rouault, and Fokine and Nijinsky.
BBCNOW, conductor Barry Wordsworth Florent Schmitt Suite: La Tragédie de Salome
Milhaud Le Train Bleu
Poulenc Suite: Les Biches
A concert given last year in Beverley
Minster as part of the Beverley and East Riding Early Music Festival.
Julia Gooding (soprano), Florilegium
Purcell Prelude; Hornpipe (The Fairy Queen) Handel Salve Regina, HWV241; Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5 Purcell Suite: The Fairy Queen (R)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Berkeley/Britten/Oldham/Searle/Tippett/ Walton Variations on Sellinger's Round Conductor Jacques van Steen Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Michie Koyama , conductor Andrew Davis Scutthorpe Memento Mori Conductor Diego Masson
Vaughan Williams A London Symphony
(Symphony No 2) Conductor Andrew Davis
Songs from Poland. lain Burnside presents a specially recorded recital of Polish songs in which he will accompany soprano
Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano). Including songs by Chopin, Karlowicz, Moniuszko, Szymanowski and Lutoslawski. Producer Clive Portbury (R)
With Sean Rafferty , who investigates a new book about the Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky. Music includes at
5.40 Faure's Suite: Pelleas etMelisande played by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields under Neville Marriner ; at 6.05 Mozart's Andante in Fformechanical organ, K616, performed by Andras Schiff (piano); and at 6.45 Gershwin's Second
Rhapsody played by the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra under Wayne Marshall (piano).
A concert given last Friday in the Royal Festival Hall, London. The BBC Symphony Orchestra's exploration of the music of Zemlinsky continues wth a performance of his delightful orchestral fantasy "The Mermaid", after the tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Withdrawn by the composer after its premiere, it has since found a place in the repertoire. And Rolf Hind gives the UK premiere of Bent Sorensen's piano concerto La Notte.
Rolf Hind (piano), BBCSO, conductor Michael Schonwandt Stravinsky Divertimento (The Fairy Kiss)
Sorensen Piano Concerto (La Notte) (first UK performance)
Zemlinsky The Mermaid
The Arditti Quartet plays music by Arnold Schoenberg.
Shikibu Murasaki is arguably Japan's greatest writer, yet so little is known of this 12th-century aristocrat that even her name is a construct. Richard Coles discusses a new fictionalised memoir of Murasaki and assesses the legacy of her great work The Tale ofGenji. Plus first-night news from Birmingham, where Quarantine,
Jim Crace 's novel about the temptation of Christ, opens in a new stage version.
Late-evening listening with Fiona Talkington , including Gerard Grisey 's
Modulations and music of resistance from the island of La Reunion.
With Jonathan Swain.
Liadov The Enchanted Lake
12.20 Mozart String Quartet in G, K156
12.30 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1
1.00 Haydn Symphony No 87 in A; Symphony No 86 in O Concentus Musicus Vienna, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
2.05 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano Sonata in F, K533
2.25 Kuula The Son of the Slave
2.50 Busoni All' Italia; Frauengemach (Seven Elegies)
3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story
3.50 Drama Workshop: Victorian Dramas
4.10 The Song Tree
Couperin Treizieme Concert (Les Gouts Reunis)
4.40 Strauss Transformation Scene (Daphne)
4.50 Nielsen Serenata in Vano
5.05 Marcel Bitsch Concertino
5.15 Haydn Violin Concerto in C, H VIIa 1
5.40 Handel Perche Viva il Caro Sposo (Rodrigo)
5.50 Fesch Concerto in B flat, Op 10 No 2