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: Record Review

Presented by Paul Guinery and, from 9.05am, Anthony Burton. First, Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Vivaldi Sonata in C
Paul Goodwin (oboe) John Holloway (violin)
Colin Lawson (chalumeau) John Toll (organ)
7.14 Sibelius Incidental Music: King Christian II Sauli Tiilikainin (bar)
Iceland SO, conductor Petri Sakari


Presented By: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Anthony Burton.
Introduces: Paul Guinery
Oboe: Paul Goodwin
Violin: John Holloway
Violin: Colin Lawson
Unknown: Sauli Tiilikainin
Conductor: Petri Sakari

: Mendelssohn

Overture in B flat
Consortium Classicum

: Bach

Prelude and Fugue in G (BWV550)
Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ)


Unknown: Lorenzo Ghielmi

: Rachmaninov

Liturgy of St
John Chrysostom (excerpt) Russian State Symphony Cappella, conductor
Valery Polyansky


Unknown: John Chrysostom
Conductor: Valery Polyansky

: Medtner

Canzona matinata, Op 39 No 4; Sonata tragica, Op39No5
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)


Piano: Nikolai Demidenko

: Gluck

Ballet: Semiramis
Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weil


Director: Bruno Weil

: News

: Building a Library

Schubert's String Quintet in C (D956) by Richard Osborne. Paul Banks reviews The Sixteen's set of Britten's choral music.
Jan Smaczny 's new releases of orchestral music by Michael Haydn and others suggest that the Classical style wasn't created only by masters like Haydn and Mozart.


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Paul Banks
Unknown: Jan SmacZny
Music By: Michael Haydn

: Record Release Joseph Martin Kraus

Symphony in C sharp minor Concerto Koln
10.56 Britten Antiphon ; The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers , Margaret Phillips (organ), Stephen Westrop (piano)


Unknown: Britten Antiphon
Unknown: Little Musgrave
Director: Harry Christophers
Director: Margaret Phillips
Piano: Stephen Westrop

: Carl Stamitz Cello

Concerto No 3 in C
Mikael Ericsson (cello)
Suk Chamber Orchestra, conductor Petr Skvor
11.29 John Deathridge reviews lieder reissues of Schubert by Peter Pears and Hans Hotter , Mahler by Janet Baker and Geraint Evans , and recitals by Irmgard Seefried and Rita Streich , ending with a personal choice. Discs Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury


Conductor: Petr Skvor
Conductor: John Deathridge
Unknown: Peter Pears
Unknown: Hans Hotter
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Geraint Evans
Unknown: Irmgard Seefried
Unknown: Rita Streich
Producers: Nick Morgan
Producers: Clive Portbury

: News

: Aldeburgh Festival 93

Pamela Frank (violin) Peter Serkin (piano)
Bach Violin Sonata No 3 inE(BWV1016)
Busonl Violin Sonata
No 2 in E minor, Op 36a Takemrtsu Hika
Knussen Autumnal ,
Op 14 (Benjamin Britten in memoriam)
Brahms Violin Sonata
No 3 in D minor, Op (Given earlier this month in the Snape Maltings Concert Hall)


Violin: Pamela Frank
Piano: Peter Serkin
Unknown: Takemrtsu Hika
Unknown: Knussen Autumnal
Unknown: Benjamin Britten

: Leonard Bernstein

The ninth of ten programmes exploring his legacy as composer, conductor and pianist features recordings made during one year with the orchestra of which he was music director from to 1969, the New York Philharmonic. New York,
Copland Symphony No 3 Nielsen Flute Concerto
Julius Baker (flute) Roy Harris
Symphony No 3
Sibelius Symphony No 5 in E flat. Discs


Flute: Julius Baker
Flute: Roy Harris

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Third Opinion

Christopher Cook investigates current images of women on film, looking particularly at Boxing
Helena, Innocent Blood and Jeanne Moreau 's new film, The Old Lady Who Walked into the Sea.
With critics
Ginette Vincendeau and Margaret Walters.
Producer Sally Marmion


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Jeanne Moreau
Unknown: Ginette Vincendeau
Unknown: Margaret Walters.
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Macbeth

Verdi's opera on Shakespeare's dock tragedy. From the English National Opera on the last night of the current season, the final performance under the artistic triumvirate of Peter
Jonas, David Pountney and Mark Elder.
Sung in English. Presented by Andrew Lyle. (bar) (sop) (bass) (tenor)(tenor) (sop) (bass) (bass) (tenor)
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
7.20 James Naughtie talks to producer David Pountney and conductor Mark Elder about tonight's production.
7.35 Act
8.10 To the departed, power means nothing;
Sing them a "requiem bid them farewell
(Macbeth, Act 1)
Over the past eight years, the Jonas-Pountney-Elder team has given English National Opera a strong and individual voice in the operatic world. Their ideas, set out in their book Power
House, have resulted in outstanding productions like Rusalka, Xerxes and Lady Macbeth ofMtsensk. Rodney Milnes , Editor of Opera magazine, Gina Thomas , cultural correspondent of the Frankfurter Allgemeine
Zeitung, and theatre critic
Michael Billington consider the outgoing trio's achievements.
8.30 Acts 3 and 4 (Given in association with the Mercer's Company)


Unknown: David Pountney
Unknown: Mark Elder.
Presented By: Andrew Lyle.
Talks: James Naughtie
Producer: David Pountney
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: Gina Thomas
Unknown: Michael Billington
Lady Macbeth: Kristine Ciesinski
Banquo: Brian Bannatyne-Scott
Macduff: Hudson Hudson
Malcolm: Anthony Mee
Murderer: Roger Begley
Doctor: Arwel Huw Morgan
Servant: Christopher Ross
Apparitions: Christopher Speight,

: Schubert

Quartettsatz in C minor (D703)
Piano Quintet in A (D667) (Trout) Emerson Quartet Wu Han (piano)
Steven Zlomke
(double bass)


Piano: Steven Zlomke

: Impressions

Brian Morton talks to
American trumpeter Wynton Marsalis about his career and in particular the difficulties of playing a repertoire of jazz and classical music. He also introduces a set recorded by Take 3 - Louise Elliott (tenor saxophone),
Laka Daisical (piano/vocal) and Josefina Cupido (drums/vocal).
Producer Derek Drescher


Talks: Brian Morton
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Tenor: Louise Elliott
Piano: Laka Daisical
Piano: Josefina Cupido
Producer: Derek Drescher

: News

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