An orchestral suite composed by Vaughn Williams for the film Scott of The Antartic with words read by Hugh Bonneville. The suite is performed by the City of London Sinfonia accompanied by Soprano soloist katherine watson and is conducted by Stephen Layton. Performed as part of BBC Radio 3's Music Nation on 4 March 2012.
The Choir; Voices Now, 5pm Sunday. BBC Singers, Berkshire Youth Choir, Choir with No Name, Finchley Chamber Choir, Hertfordshire County Youth Choir, Ifield Community College Choir, Maspindzeli Georgian Choir. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01cvmhz
JS Bach: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042. Alina Ibragimova makes her Academy of Ancient Music debut in a programme which vividly charts groundbreaking developments in the role of the violin as a solo instrument.
Night Shift - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, 10pm Sunday. Music Nation joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for one of their unique 'Night Shift' events, presenting great classical music in a relaxed late night setting. Tonight Alistair Appleton introduces an all Bach programme.
Praise Aloud the Trees. A BBC Radio 3 commission by Northern Ireland composer Brian Irvine. The text is from Sweeney Astray, a translation by Seamus Heaney of Buile Suibhne, a 12th-century Irish cycle about the Ulster petty king "mad Sweeney", who lost his reason at the Battle of Mag Rath or Moira in 637. 4 March 2012.