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: Morning Concert

Handel Concerto grosso in G, Op 6 No1: English
Concert/Trevor Pinnock
7.12 Frederick the Great Flute Concerto in C
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Musica Antiqua/Roussel
7.30 am News
7.35 Sibelius Overture:
Karelia: Gothenburg SO/ Neemejarvi
7.43Bruch Violin
Concerto No 2 in Dm inor
Salvatore Accardo (violin) Leipzig Gewandhaus
Orchestra/Kurt Masur
8.10 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien Oslo PO/MarissJansons
Records. Producer Ray Abbott


Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Producer: Ray Abbott

: News

: Things Lived and Dreamed

Margaret Fingerhut (piano) Mozart Sonata in G
Josef Suk Things Lived andDreamed


Piano: Margaret Fingerhut
Unknown: Josef Suk

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library: Strauss's Der
Rosenkavalier by Michael Kennedy. New discs of medieval French music by Daniel Leech - Wilkinson.
10.40 Record Release
Chopin Two Nocturnes, Op 55: Peter Frankl (piano)
10.51 Boris Tchaikovsky Theme and Eight
Variations: Moscow PO/ Kirill Kondrashin
11.08 Druckman Delizie contente che l'alme beate
Quintet of the Americas
11.23 Christopher Page talks to Anthony Burton about making records with Gothic Voices, followed by tracks from the latest Medieval French
11.58 Tchaikovsky Symphony No in D (Polish): Chicago SO/
Claudio Abbado. Records
Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Michael Kennedy.
Music By: Daniel Leech
Piano: Peter Frankl
Piano: Boris Tchaikovsky
Talks: Christopher Page
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Claudio Abbado.
Unknown: Clive Portbury

: Japan Season

The Myth of Japanese Uniqueness
Jane Anido visits a school for "returnee" children who have lived abroad, designed to teach them how to become Japanese again. Producer Elizabeth Burke


Unknown: Jane Anido
Producer: Elizabeth Burke

: News

: Trio Sonnerie

Wilbert Hazelzet (flute)
Telemann Quartet in D (1738)
Leclair Sonata in G, Op 9 No
Telemann Suite No in B minor (1733)
Bach Trio Sonata in G


Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet
Unknown: Leclair Sonata

: Japan Season

BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra's
Tour of Japan conductor Tadaaki Otaka
David Pyatt (horn)
Strauss Don Juan , Op 20 Horn Concerto No 1 in Eflat, Op 11
Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68
(In association with Hitachi Ltd and Maxell Ltd)


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Horn: David Pyatt
Horn: Strauss Don Juan

: Vivaldi

Violin Concerto in E minor (Ilfavorito) (RV277)
Monica Huggett (violin)
London Vivaldi Orchestra


Violin: Monica Huggett

: Tuning Up

Duncan Prescott (clarinet) and Scott Mitchell (piano) talk to Chris de Souza and play works by Brahms, Messager, Draskoczy and more.
Producers Michael Emery and Sarah Devonald


Clarinet: Duncan Prescott
Clarinet: Scott Mitchell
Producers: Michael Emery
Producers: Sarah Devonald

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Third Opinion

A week at the Dublin Theatre Festival with Christopher Cook.
Reviews: Dermot Bolger 's new play One White Horse; the Madam Macadam
Travelling Theatre and the epic survey of Irish history - Hang All the Harpers. Opinions: Christina Reid , Terence Brown.
Feature: Staging all of Beckett.
Soapbox: Fintain O'Toole. Producer Adnan Washbourne


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Dermot Bolger
Unknown: Christina Reid
Unknown: Terence Brown.
Unknown: Fintain O'Toole.
Producer: Adnan Washbourne

: Boris Godunov

Opera by Musorgsky in a prologue and four acts. Original version (1872). (Sung in Russian) (mezzo-soprano) (soprano) (contralto) (soprano) (mezzo-soprano) (bass) (tenor) (baritone) (bass) (bass) (tenor) (baritone) (tenor) (tenor) (tenor) (baritone) (baritone)
Vienna State Opera
Chorus and Orchestra conductor Claudio Abbado


Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Fyodor: Gabriele Sima
Xenia: Joanna Borowska
Amme, the: Old Nurse
Amme, the old nurse: Anna Gonda
Marina Mnishek: Mariana Lipovsek
Hostess of the inn: Margarita Lilowa
Boris Godunov: Robert Lloyd
Prince Shuisky: Heinz Zednik
Andrei Tchelkalov: Eduard Tumagian
Pimen: Kurt Rydl (bass)
Dimitri: Emil Ivanov (tenor)
Rangoni: Monte Pederson
Varlaam: Gunter Missenhardt
Missail: Helmut Wildhaber
Captain: Alfred Sramek
Idiot: Ernst-Dieter Suttheimer
Nikitich: Goran Simic (bass)
Boyar: Peter Jelosits
Khrushchov: Bojidar Nikolov
Lavitzky: Istvan Gati
Tchernikovsky: Alfred Sramek

: Japan Season

Tokai Bubble Tokyo 1991. A portrait, in fragments, of the life of a 2 1-year-old Japanese girl living in the Tokai (city) bubble - that artificial floating world inside which life, love and time press on relentlessly - compiled from 1991 diary-entries, poems, letters, phone-calls and the sounds of the city. With Charlotte Coleman , Kazuko Hohki and Togolgawa.
Written by Stephen Henry Gill and including the best-selling poems of Machi Tawara.
Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Charlotte Coleman
Unknown: Kazuko Hohki
Written By: Stephen Henry
Unknown: MacHi Tawara.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Salon Music for Wind Instruments

performed by the English Chamber Orchestra Wind
Ensemble. Records

: Japan Season

BBC Philharmonic
Orchestra conductor Oliver Knussen
Toru Takemitsu Twill by Twilight
Robin Holloway
Concerto No 2 for orchestra


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Toru Takemitsu Twill
Unknown: Robin Holloway

: News

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