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: Morning Concert

Rossini Overture:
William Tell
7.12 Handel Organ
Concerto in F (HWV 295) Simon Preston; English Concert/Trevor Pinnock
7.30am News
7.35 Britten Matinees musicales: National PO/ Richard Bonynge
7.48 Mahler Piano
Quartet Movement in A minor: Quatuor Ivaldi
8.00 Respighi Rossiniana Suisse Romande Orchestra/ Ernest Ansermet. Records
Producer John Evans


Unknown: William Tell

: News

: Matisse Piano Quartet

Schubert Adagio and Rondo in F(D 487)
Mendelssohn Piano
Quartet in B minor, Op 3

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library: A grand anniversary survey of Rossini on record by Richard Osborne.
Michael Jameson 's new releases reveal the neglected gifts of Georges Enescu.
10.40 Record Release
Enescu Romanian
Rhapsody No2
Royal Scottish Orch/Jarvi
10.53 Telemann Paris
Quartet in A (1730, No 3) Wilbert Hazelzet (flute) Trio Sonnerie
11.07 Songs by Meyerbeer and Rossini Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
11.26Eneseu Violin
Adelina Oprean (violin) Justin Oprean (piano)
11.50NeemeJarvi's 100th Chandos record comes out this month. He talks to Richard Osborne.
12.11 Ives Symphony No 1: Detroit SO/Jarvi
Records. Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(Record Review is repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Michael Jameson
Unknown: Georges Enescu.
Unknown: Telemann Paris
Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet
Flute: Rossini Thomas Hampson
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Violin: Adelina Oprean
Piano: Justin Oprean
Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Producers: Nick Morgan

: Words

The last of four reflections by Naomi Lightman.


Unknown: Naomi Lightman.

: News

: Vogler String Quartet

Wolf Italian Serenade
Webern Five Movements, Op
Brahms Quartet in Bflat, Op 67

: Rafael Kubelik

The ninth programme draws on recordings made by the conductor in Munich with the Bavarian RSO.
Smetana Vysehrad (Ma vlast)
Mahler Liedereines fahrenden Gesellen with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Dvorak Symphonic poem: The Noonday Witch Martinu Fantasia
Concertante (Piano Concerto No 5)
Margrit Weber (piano)
Janacek Glagolitic Mass Soloists
Bavarian Radio Chorus
Bedrich Janacek (organ) Records


Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Dvorak Symphonic
Piano: Margrit Weber
Unknown: Bedrich Janacek

: Rossini's 200th Birthday

Celebrated by Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), with Charles Spencer (piano), including the cantata
Giovanna d 'Arco. Records


Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Piano: Charles Spencer

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Third Opinion

The week in the arts of Europe with Christopher Cook.
Reviews: The Double Life ofVéronique,
Franco-Polish film from Krzysztof Kieslowski ; Thomas Mann 's
Buddenbrooks dramatised for Radio 4; and two novels dealing with Nazi occupation: jiří Weil's Mendelssohn Is on the Roof and Farewell Sidonia by Erich Hackl.
Opinions: Michelene
Wandor, Richard Mayne. Features: The role of the EC Commissioner for
Cultural Affairs; and foreign theatre directors working in Britain. Producers Beaty Rubens and Nick Ware


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Unknown: Thomas Mann
Unknown: Erich Hackl.
Unknown: Richard Mayne.
Producers: Beaty Rubens
Producers: Nick Ware

: Live from the Met

Celebrating Rossini's bicentenary.
The Barber of Seville Opera in two acts.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra conductor Ralf Weikert
Actl 7.40 Nicholas Till on Rossini's life and times.
8.05 Act 2
(EBU presentation in association with the Texaco Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network)


Conductor: Ralf Weikert
Unknown: Nicholas Till
Rosina: Frederica von Stade (mezzo-Soprano)
Almaviva: Stanford Olsen (tenor)
Figaro: Thomas Hampson (bar)
DrBartolo: Louis Quilico (bantone)
Don Basilio: Samuel Ramey (bass)
Berta: Sondra Kelly (soprano)
Fiorello: Thomas Woodman (bass)
Ambroglio: Frank Coffey (bass)

: Howarth's Monologues

Last of three poetic monologues by Patrick Howarth. John ofPatmos
Read by Godfrey Kenton. Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Patrick Howarth.
Read By: Godfrey Kenton.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Early Brahms and Late Beethoven

Last of three programmes. Bernard Roberts (piano) Brahms Variations on Theme of Schumann, Op Beethoven Sonata in Cminor, Op 111


Piano: Bernard Roberts

: Tuning Up

Viram Jasani introduces Chris de Souza to an evening rag from the North Indian classical tradition.
Viram Jasani (sitar) Sanjayjhalla (tabla) Gitanjali (tambura) Producer Judith Roles


Introduces: Viram Jasani
Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Viram Jasani
Producer: Judith Roles

: BBC Scottish SO

Owain Arwel Hughes
William Wallace Villon
Sibelius Symphony No 5


Conductor: Owain Arwel Hughes
Conductor: William Wallace Villon
Conductor: Sibelius Symphony

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