Sat 星期六 2pm
Radio 4's Beethoven month does more than just play the composer's music. We also present Beethoven from different perspectives. Presenters in Café 976 will unveil the secrets of Beethoven's life and music.
Sat 星期六 4pm
Why Beethoven made a single cup of coffee with 60 pieces of coffee beans? Is it true that he torn the first page off his Eroica Symphony score when the original dedicatee Napoleon declared himself emperor? Calvin Lai will tell you more in his programme Music Journal.
Sun 星期日 10am
Timothy Kwok is both a distinguished pianist and an inspiring music educator. On Sunday morning at 10 in Beethoven reDiscovered (in Cantonese), he explores with you what we know, may not know, or seem to know about the great composer.
Mon 星期一 8pm
Monday evening at 8 is the turn of An Epic Beethoven Journey in which Stacey Rodda introduces a few distinguished artists who share a common interest in, and extraordinary mastery of, Beethoven's piano sonatas. To add depth to her profiles of these pianists, she will also play some of their most distinguished recordings.
Tue 星期二 8pm
The BBC recently released a collection from its archives of 282 recordings of works performed by five BBC orchestras over the last 27 years. We asked for your input to help us plan the pieces for our Live on 4 concert series and you selected your favourite pieces from the extensive online list. We do hope you tune in to Live on 4 every Tuesday this month for some very pleasurable music courtesy of the BBC.
It is with much regret that the new Radio 4 series planned to launch in August - The Creatives (Saturdays, 12 noon) - is on hold due to the Covid situation in Hong Kong. The programme is set to host experienced individuals who will share their secrets to success so as to inspire others. Guests have already been approached and are excited to participate! We ask for your patience and understanding at this time and promise to bring you this new and exciting programme soon.
Amidst the epidemic, five generations of our YMMs have collaborated in front of their mobile phones or computer monitors. Their common task was to take part in a virtual performance of a musical fusion "YMM Online Fantasy" by 2017 YMM Hippocrates Cheng. You will feel their sincerity and talent shine through this energetic piece. 疫情蔓延期間，跨越五屆的樂壇新秀，各在自己的電腦或手機屏幕前，合作演出由2017年新秀鄭靖楠所寫的跨界創作《樂壇新秀未生鏽》。請細心欣賞這首活力十足的作品，從中感受新秀的誠意和實力。
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