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Concerto Grosso in G, Op 3 No
Brandenburg Consort , director Roy Goodman
Petite Symphonie for nine wind instruments
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
The Composer (piano)
8.30 Berwald Symphony No 3 in C (Sinfonie singuliere)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
In the last of this week's programmes, Jeremy Hayes introduces excerpts from Rameau's last tragédie lyrique.
Les Boreades (excerpts)
Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot
The last of this week's
Proms appetisers featuring the pianist Peter Donohoe. Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Rattle
Piano Sonata No 6
(Peter Donohoe plays Tchaikovsky in tonight's Prom)
The second of five programmes comprising a selection of Corelli's sonatas and the complete Concerti da chiesa performed by the Ensemble 415's sumptuous re-creation of the composer's own orchestra. Discs
If play Is Interrupted,
Radio 3 will revert to a music schedule.
England r Australia
Ball-by-ball commentary on the second day's play after lunch in the Fourth Cornhill
Test at Headingley by Brian Johnston ,
Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver
With expert comment from Fred Trueman and Vic Marks. Scorer Bill Frindall.
(Morning coverage on Radio 5) Including
The Yorkshire League
Jon Champion looks at the traditional nursery of Yorkshire cricket.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Since his British debut in 1987, Alexander Lazarev has worked closely with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Here he partners a pianist whose career has gone from strength to strength since his success in the 1982 Tchaikovsky
Competition in Moscow. Written during the late
1870s, Tchaikovsky's less well-known Second Piano
Concerto was premiered in New York in 1881. Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances - his last orchestral work - were also written in America.
Symphony No 3 Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No 2 in G
7.55 Rachmaninov in America
Andrew Lyle visits the Rachmaninov Archive in Washington with David Canata and talks to
Rachmaninov's niece Sofie Satin
PROMS GUIDE page 6
5: Speaking Truth to Power. In his penultimate lecture, Edward Said , Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia
University, considers the role of the intellectual questioning authority and asking what constitutes truth.
from the Royal Albert Hall ,
In the first late-night Prom of the season, Ivor Bolton makes his Prom debut directing music from the French Baroque: a mass for All Souls' Day written as a "lament for the souls in Purgatory".
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Messe pour les Trépassés Emma Kirkby (soprano) Susan Bickley (mezzo)
Jamie MacDougall (tenor) Gerald Finley (bass)
St James 's Singers and Baroque Players, director Ivor Bolton
More reports from the man/machine interface. A programme of electronics in combination with: flute
Jos Zwaanenburg in headlong flight through Stephen Montague 's Vlug and floating Japanese in Roger Marsh 's Hoichi; violin -
Jon Rose mixes jazz and black humour in his Violin
Language; and accordions - submerged in an electric sea by Pauline Oliveros in her Inside outside and just listen. Presented by Philip Tagney.
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