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With Fiona Talkington.
Boccherini Fandango (Guitar Quintet No 4 in D)
6.45 Rossini Wind Quartet No 6 in F
7.00 Walton Suite: The Wise Virgins
7.20 Bach French Suite in E flat, BWV815
8.00 Capel Bond Concerto No 6 in B flat
8.15 Warlock Capriol Suite


Fiona Talkington.

Ziehrer Waltz: Wiener Burger
Vienna PO, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.10 Schubert DerEinsame Simon Keenly-side (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
9.15 Telemann Concerto in G (Grillen-Symphonie) Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
9.35 Maurice Johnstone Tarn Hows (A Cumbrian Rhapsody) Royal Ballet
Sinfonia, conductor Gavin Sutherland
10.00 Rameau, transcr Klemperer Gavotte with Six Variations
New Philharmonia, conductorOtto Klemperer
10.20 Weber, orch Liszt Polonaise Brillante Louis Lortie (piano),
Hague Residentie Orchestra , conductor George Pehlivanian
10.30 Bach Cantata No 108: Es 1st Euch
Gut, dass Ich Hingehe Soloists, Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra/Karl Richter
10.45 Berkeley Serenade for Strings, Op 12 ASMF, director Kenneth Sillito
11.00 Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux,
Op 39: No 8 in D minor; No 9 in D Freddy Kempf (piano)
11.10 Berwaid Overture: Estrella de Soria
BBCSO, conductor Enrique Diemecke
11.25 Mozart Allegro Assai in B flat, KAnh95 Emma Johnson and friends
11.35 Eigar Falstaff CBSO/ Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


John Eliot Gardiner
Malcolm Martineau
Simon Standage
Maurice Johnstone
Gavin Sutherland
Klemperer Gavotte
Louis Lortie
Hague Residentie Orchestra
George Pehlivanian

The Italian political scene is currently taking a rightward turn. Ivan Hewett investigates how this might affect the country's musical life. Plus reports and reactions on the news that the three Paris-based symphony orchestras have all appointed new conductors, none of them French. Producer Mark Lowther


Ivan Hewett
Mark Lowther

Petroc Trelawny presents a recital given last month in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.
Yuri Bashmet (viola), Mikhail Muntian (piano) Marais Suite in D minor
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821 Shostakovich Viola Sonata, Op 14 7


Bridgewater Hall.
Yuri Bashmet
Mikhail Muntian

The first of two programmes of works inspired by visual art. Sondheim's musical Sunday in the Park with George was inspired by George Seurat 's painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. And Debussy's L'Isle
Joyeuse is based on the island of Cythera featured in Jean Antoine Watteau 's The
Embarkation to Cythera. see Monday 9.05pm


George Seurat
Jean Antoine Watteau

Jascha Horenstein : a Symphonic Colossus David Huckvale presents the first of two programmes focusing on the conductor Jascha Horenstein. Today he focuses on those composers with whom the conductor is most associated - Bruckner and Mahler.
Mahler Symphony No 8 (Symphony of a Thousand) (Parti) With Soloists, BBC
Chorus, BBC Choral Society, Goldsmith's Choral Union, Hampstead Choral Society, Emanuel School Boys' Choir, Orpington Junior Singers, LSO (1959)
Bruckner Adagio (Symphony No 5 in B flat) With the BBCSO (1971)
Bruckner Scherzo (Symphony No 9 in D minor) With the BBCSO (1970)
Mahler Das Trinklied vom Jammer derErde
(Das Lied von derErde) With John Mitchinson (tenor), BBC Northern SO (1972) Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
Jascha Horenstein is featured in the BBC Legends series. CDs are available now from music outlets.


Jascha Horenstein
David Huckvale
Jascha Horenstein.
John Mitchinson
Edwina Wolstencroft
Jascha Horenstein

The Goldberg Variations. In 1933 the harpsichordist Wanda Landowska made the first recording of Bach's Goldberg
Variations. Jonathan Swain explores the recordings of those who followed her Challenge. Producer Michael Surcombe


Wanda Landowska
Jonathan Swain
Michael Surcombe

A month ly journey throught the literatures of Europe.
2: France. The writer Julian Evans continues his pilgrimage along the developing road of the European novel, and focuses on the early 18th century
French novelist Lesage. The picaresque adventures of his hero Gil Bias were translated into English by Tobias Smollett , and Julian traces both of their interconnected literary lives in locations from Nice to Paris. Their influence on such successors as Fielding in England and Voltaire in France are reflected upon by the French writers of today, who also discuss their own work and its connection, or not, with their literary heritage, Producer Tom Alban


Julian Evans
Gil Bias
Tobias Smollett
Tom Alban

A romantic comedy by Liz Lochhead starring Siobhan Redmond as Barbs. Premiered at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, during the 1998 Edinburgh Festival, the play is a sharp and poignant comedy about one woman's attempts to get what she wants.
Directed by Marilyn Imrie


Comedy By:
Liz Lochhead
Siobhan Redmond
Directed By:
Marilyn Imrie
Siobhan Redmond
Anne Kidd
Ann Scott-Jones
John Kazek
Vincent Friell
Enzo Cilenti

Paul Guinery introduces a special concert given last Thursday in All Saints Church, Brighton as part of the Brighton Festival. Soloists, Brighton Festival Chorus,
BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor James Morgan Copland In the Beginning
Britten Cantata Misericordium
John Woolrich The Rolling Years (first performance)
Barber Agnus Dei (arrfrom Adagio forStrings) Vaughan Williams Sancta Civitas


Paul Guinery
Brighton Festival.
James Morgan

With Susan Sharpe.

A recital of choral music by the Phoenix Chamber Choir.

1.55 Humperdinck Overture; Dream Music (Hansel and Gretel)

2.10 Kuhlau Grand Quartet in E minor, Op 103

2.35 Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No 1 in B flat, Op 45

2.55 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)

3.55 Buxtehude Toccata in F, BuxWV156

4.05 Byrd Content Is Rich

4.10 Bach Oboe Concerto in F (after BWV49 and 169)

4.35 Sibelius Equisses, Op 114

4.50 Cole Porter Let's Do It

5.00 Colin Brumby Festival Overture on Australian Themes

5.10 Miguel Yuste Estudio Melodico Xavier Montsalvatge Self-Paraphrasis

5.20 Reger Motet: Ach Herr, Strafe Mich Nicht, Op 110 No 2

5.35 Dittersdorf Sinfonia Concerte

5.50 Vivaldi Winter (The Four Seasons)


Susan Sharpe

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