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: Sunday Morning Concert

Weber Overture: Oberon
BBC Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Edward Downes
7.10 Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor (The Hen) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Tamayo
7.35 Chopin Piano
Concerto No 2 in F minor
Artur Pizarro (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor
Jerzy Maksymiuk


Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Arturo Tamayo
Piano: Artur Pizarro
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Sibelius

Lemminkainen's Return
BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor
Jerzy Maksymiuk


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Vivaldi

Concerto in G minor for two cellos and orchestra
Wolfgang Boettcher and Philippe Muller (cellos) BBC Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard


Unknown: Wolfgang Boettcher
Cellos: Philippe Muller
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: Musorgsky, orch Ravel

Pictures from an Exhibition
BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: News

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning: Live from Cheltenham

In a special programme for the second UK National Music
Day, Brian Kay goes to the Pittville Pump Room in Cheltenham and plays requests sent in by members of the audience who will also be there to help him present them.
Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber and tenor Neil Jenkins join Brian Kay as guests and to provide some live musical entertainment.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber
Tenor: Neil Jenkins
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Spirit of the Age

"As the notes increase, the King's fortune grows. George Pratt looks at
Bach's musical ingenuity when working within strict formal constraints. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: George Pratt
Producer: Kate Bolton

: News

: Into the Garden

Painting by Flowers. In the second of four programmes, Louise Levine finds inspiration in central
Edinburgh and a lowlands nursery. In Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens, she discusses "painting by flowers" with nurseryman and amateur painter
Andrew Scott and municipal flower planter Jim McKay. Louise Levine is the crossword editor of The Independent.
Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Louise Levine
Unknown: Andrew Scott
Unknown: Jim McKay.
Unknown: Louise Levine
Producer: Julian Hale

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Peter Donohoe (piano) Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Shostakovich
Symphony No 10


Conductor: Yan Pascal
Piano: Peter Donohoe

: Choral Evensong

from Westminster Abbey on National
Music Day.
Introit: Jubilate (Purcell); Responses (Reading);
Psalm 148 (Neary); First
Lesson: I Chronicles 16, w 1-4, 7-13, 34-36; Canticles (Purcell in G minor); Second Lesson: I Corinthians 12, w 4-11; Anthem: Lord, Who Shall Dwell in Thy
Tabernacle? (Blow); Hymn: Lord of the Worlds (Croft's 136th); 0 God, Thou Art My God (Purcell).
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett.
Organist and Master of the Choristers Martin Neary.
Sub-Organist Martin Baker.


Organist: Philip Pickett.
Unknown: Martin Neary.
Unknown: Martin Baker.

: Hausmusik

To highlight their new series starting on Wednesday night,
Hausmusik play Beethoven and Hummel on instruments of the period. Presented by Anthony Pay. Beethoven Piano Quartet in D (WoO 36 No 2) Hummel Septet in D minor, Op 74


Presented By: Anthony Pay.

: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

conductor Ivan Fischer Jean-Jacques Kantorow (violin)
Haydn March for the Royal Society of Musicians (H Mil 3b)
Mozart Violin Concerto in D (K218)
Schubert Five German Dances (D90)
Haydn Symphony No in B flat


Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Violin: Jean-Jacques Kantorow

: Schubert Ensemble of London

William Howard (piano) Mayumi Seiler (violin)
Douglas Paterson (viola) Jane Salmon (cello)
Peter Buckoke (double bass) Judith Weir I Broke Off a Golden Branch
Dvorak Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 87


Violin: Mayumi Seiler
Viola: Douglas Paterson
Cello: Peter Buckoke
Bass: Judith Weir

: Sunday Play: Mrs Klein

by Nicholas Wright.
What happens when you shut three psychoanalysts in a room and tell one of them her son has just died in mysterious circumstances? In 1934, the son of Melanie Klein ,
Britain's most controversial child psychoanalyst, was killed in a climbing accident. There were no witnesses.
Nicholas Wright 's highly successful stage play explores the effect of this shattering event on three remarkable women.
Director Nicholas Wright


Unknown: Nicholas Wright.
Unknown: Melanie Klein
Unknown: Nicholas Wright
Director: Nicholas Wright
Mrs Klein: Sara Kestelman
Melitta: Juliet Stevenson
Paula: Deborah Findlay

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

conductor Andrew Davis
Kyoko Takezawa (violin) Handel, orch Elgar
Overture in D minor
Dellus In a Summer Garden
Bridge The Sea
Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor
(Given last year in the Corn Exchange. Bedford)


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Violin: Kyoko Takezawa

: Schumann

Piano Quintet in E flat, 0p44
Wu Han (piano) Emerson Quartet


Piano: Wu Han
Piano: Emerson Quartet

: Music in Our Time

David Osmond-Smith introduces three works that particularly caught his ear among the many on offer at the 1992 World Music Days in Warsaw.
Roger Redgate Pas au delà
Szabolcs Esztenyi (piano) Qlgang Chen
Poème lyrique II
Robert Lawaty (baritone) Camerata Vistula, conductor Piotr Borkowski
Klaus Huber
La terre des hommes
Sharon Cooper (soprano) Ralf Popken
(countertenor/speaker) Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt, conductor Friedrich Goldmann


Introduces: David Osmond-Smith
Unknown: Roger Redgate
Piano: Qlgang Chen
Baritone: Robert Lawaty
Conductor: Piotr Borkowski
Conductor: Klaus Huber
Soprano: Sharon Cooper
Soprano: Ralf Popken
Conductor: Friedrich Goldmann

: News

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