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: Morning Concert

Britten A New Year Carol Cambridge Singers/Rutter
7.03 Tchaikovsky
January (The Seasons) Peter Katin (piano)
7.08 Grieg At the Cradle, Op 68 No
Norwegian CO/Tonnesen
7.12 Tubin Suite on Estonian Dances
Mark Lubotsky (violin) Gothenburg SO/Jarvi
7.30 am News
7.35 Bridge Noveletten Gabrieli String Quartet
7.48 Stanford Piano
Concerto No 2 in C minor
Margaret Fingerhut; Ulster Orch/Handley. Records


Piano: Peter Katin
Violin: Mark Lubotsky
Unknown: Noveletten Gabrieli

: News

: Composers of the Week

Schubert: 1824-6
Polonaises in F and Bflat (D 824): Anne Queffelec , Imogen Cooper (pianos) Das Ziigenglocklein; Normans Gesang
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar), Gerald Moore (piano) String Quartet in D minor (Death and the Maiden) Amadeus Quartet. Records


Unknown: Anne Queffelec
Pianos: Imogen Cooper
Piano: Gerald Moore

: English Piano Music

Geoffrey Bush Sonatina Richard Stoker Sonata (first broadcast)
Rawsthorne Sonatina
Eric Parkin (piano)


Unknown: Geoffrey Bush Sonatina
Unknown: Richard Stoker
Piano: Eric Parkin

: New Year's Day Concert

Richard Baker presents the traditional concert given by the Vienna PO conductor Claudio Abbado , live from the Golden Hall of Musikverein, Vienna. Rossini Overture: The
Thieving Magpie
Josef Strauss Polka
Mazurka: Die tanzende
Muse Schubert Polka and Galop, Op 49
Lanner Waltz: Die Werber J Strauss (father) Seufzer-Galopp
10.45 Zu Haus bei
Strauss (The Strauss
Family at Home): A visit to the apartments of Johann Strauss the Younger, in the company of Dr Eduard Strauss , the Waltz King's great-grandnephew. Producer John Thornley
11.15 Part 2
0 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC2. Details page 119


Unknown: Richard Baker
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Muse Schubert Polka
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Dr Eduard Strauss
Producer: John Thornley

: Baroque Vienna

Ensemble sonatas by Ferro, Bruckner,
Schmelzer and Fux, played by Musicalische Compagney , London
Baroque and Concentus
Musicus of Vienna. Records


Played By: Musicalische Compagney

: News

: Barbican Piano Trio

Hugh Wood Trio, Op 24 Schumann Trio in D minor, Op 63

: Music Weekly

Danish composer
Per Nergard ; storytelling in Danish music; and music on Danish radio.
With Peter Paul Nash.


Unknown: Per Nergard
Unknown: Peter Paul Nash.

: Concert from Norwich Festival

Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet); BBC PO conductor Elgar Howarth Sibelius Symphony No 2 in D
3.35 Interval Reading
3.40 Birtwistle Endless
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919)
(In association with Ross Young 's)


Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Unknown: Ross Young

: Baroque Birds

Songs by Henry Lawes and F Couperin.
Emma Kirkby (soprano) Anthony Rooley (lute)
Janet See (baroque flute) Lucy Carolan (h'chord)


Songs By: Henry Lawes
Soprano: Anthony Rooley
Flute: Lucy Carolan

: All the World's a Globe

Episode 6

: Leeds International Piano Competition

A second programme by this year's semi-finalists. Prokofiev Sonata No 7, Op 83: Andrew Wilde (GB) Beethoven Diabelli
Variations, Op 120: Piotr Anderszewski (Poland)
(Third prog Thursday 5.00pm)


Unknown: Andrew Wilde
Unknown: Beethoven Diabelli
Unknown: Piotr Anderszewski

: Bach Ensemble

director Joshua Rifkin
Bach Flute Sonata in A Albinoni Trio-sonata, Op 1 No 12
Bach Double Concerto in C minor


Director: Joshua Rifkin

: News

: Wolpert Conversations

Directly to the Heart
The French embryologist Nicole Le Douarin talks with Lewis Wolpert. (R)


Talks: Nicole Le Douarin
Unknown: Lewis Wolpert.

: New Year

Michael Tippett 's opera in its European premiere production, directed by Peter Hall for Glyndeboume Festival Opera.
Glyndebourne Chorus chorusmaster David Angus London Philharmonic/ Andrew Davis (R)


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Directed By: Peter Hall
Unknown: David Angus
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Presenter: Nigel Robson (ten)
Jo Ann, a trainee children's doctor.: Helen Field (soprano)
Donny, her younger brother: Krister St Hill (baritone)
Nan, their foster mother: Jane Shaulis (mezzo-Soprano)
Merlin, the computer wizard: James Maddalena (baritone)
Pelegrin, the space pilot: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Regan, their boss: Richetta Manager (soprano)

: Drama Now

Kirsten Gerda Stevenson plays
Kirsten, the King's sister who is destined to dance through the night with 12 men - none of them can weary her, but the 13th, the King himself, will bring the dance to an end. Written by Kaj Nissen. Music Philip Pickett Translator Julian Garner Director Marilyn Imrie (R)


Unknown: Kirsten Gerda Stevenson
Written By: Kaj Nissen.
Music: Philip Pickett
Unknown: Julian Garner
Director: Marilyn Imrie

: Beaux Arts Trio

Mozart Trio in C (K 548) Beethoven Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost) (R)


Unknown: Beethoven Trio

: BBC Concert Orchestra

conductor Vilem Tausky
Fibich Overture: A Night at Karlstein
Janacek Suite for orchestra, Op 3


Conductor: Vilem Tausky

: Composers of the Week

Mesdames de la Halle
(B'cast Christmas Day 8.35am)

: News

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