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with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 East You meaner beauties of the night Emma Kirkby (soprano) Instrumental Ensemble, director Anthony Rooley
7.10 Mendelssohn Song without Words in A minor, Op 62 No 5 (Venetian Gondola Song No 5)
Malcolm Binns (fortepiano)
7.13 Schumann Leis ' rudern hier, mein
Gondolier; Wenn durch diePiazzetta (Two
Venetian Songs, Op 25 Nos 17 and 18) Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) Richard Jackson (baritone) Graham Johnson (piano)
7.32 Shostakovich Suite
No 1 for jazz band Moscow Soloists, conductor Gennadi
8.05 Corelli Trio Sonata in A, Op 1 No Purcell Quartet
8.37 Haydn Symphony No 80inD
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Director: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Malcolm Binns
Unknown: Schumann Leis
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Baritone: Richard Jackson
Piano: Graham Johnson

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

Presented by Jeremy Siepmann.
4: Chopin the Teacher Introduction and Polonaise in C, Op 3 Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
Martha Argerich (piano) Twelve Etudes, Op 10 Maurizio Pollini (piano) Fugue in A minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Mazurkas: in C sharp minor, Op 63 No 3; in C, Op 33 No
Artur Rubinstein (piano) (mono) Etude in F minor, Op 25 No
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Nocturne in D flat, Op 27 No
Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano) Discs


Presented By: Jeremy Siepmann.
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Martha Argerich
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Mieczyslaw Horszowski

: Musical Encounters

with Chris de Souza.
Beethoven Variations on "Ein Mddchen oder
Mischa Maisky (cello)
Martha Argerich (piano)
10.15 Artists of the Week: Beaux Arts Trio
Mozart Piano Trio in C
10.35 Saint-Saens
Symphony No 1 in E flat, Op2
French National Radio
Orchestra, conductor
Jean Martinon
11.05 Beethoven Violin
Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
Salvatore Accardo (violin) Bruno Canino (piano)
11.30 Franz Schmidt
Concertante Variations on a Theme of Beethoven
Doris Adam (piano)
Lower Austrian Orchestra, conductor Alfred Eschwe


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Cello: Mischa Maisky
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Piano: Bruno Canino
Piano: Franz Schmidt
Piano: Doris Adam
Conductor: Alfred Eschwe

: Ensemble

: News

: Opera Matinee

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Benjamin Britten 's
Shakespeare opera, in the recent recording conducted by Richard Hickox.
Presented by Clive Bennett.
Trinity Boys' Choir
City of London Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox. Discs


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conducted By: Richard Hickox.
Presented By: Clive Bennett.
Unknown: Richard Hickox.
Oberon: James Bowman (countertenor)
Tytania: Lillian Watson (sop)
Puck: Dexter Fletcher
Theseus: Norman Bailey (bar)
Hyppolyta: Penelope Walker (contralto)
Lysander: John Graham Hall (tenor)
Demetrius: Henry Herford (bar)
Hermia: Della Jones (mezzo)
Helena: Jill Gomez (soprano)
Bottom: Donald Maxwell (bar)
Quince: Roger Bryson (bass)
Flute: Adrian Thompson (tenor)
Snug: Andrew Gallacher (bass)
Snout: Robert Horn (tenor)
Starveling: Richard Suart (bar)

: Paganini Ensemble

Jean-Jacques Kantorow and John Trusler (violins)
Vladimir Mendelssohn (viola) Mira Fujiwara (cello)
Anthea Gifford (guitar)
Boccherini Guitar Quintet No 5 in D (G449)
Paganini Guitar Quartet in C, Op 4 No


Unknown: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Violins: John Trusler
Viola: Vladimir Mendelssohn
Cello: Mira Fujiwara
Guitar: Anthea Gifford

: Leos Janacek

Miklos Perenyi (cello) Istvan Lantos (piano)


Cello: Miklos Perenyi
Piano: Istvan Lantos

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson explores those moments in opera when the prima donna or lead tenor sings "the bit everyone knows". He follows Pamela Helen
Stephen through the process of learning an aria from Chabrier's L'Etoile, and David Owen Norris explains why arias are the jam in between the bread and butter.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Pamela Helen
Unknown: David Owen Norris

: In Tune

from Cardiff with Beti
George, including at approximately
5.15 Beethoven Overture:
Leonore No I
6.30 Bruch Scottish
Fantasia, Op 46
7.03 Gorecki Totus Tuus Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Gorecki Totus Tuus
Producer: Gwawr Owen


from Symphony
Hall, Birmingham.
Symphony No 8
Radio 3's Faust Season begins with a performance of Mahler's massive work which sets the closing scene of Goethe's Faust.
Deborah Riedel ,
Amanda Roocroft and Susan Chilcott
Anne-Marie Owens and Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzos)
John Mitchinson (tenor)
Jason Howard and Michael
Druiett (baritones)
City of Birmingham Choir, Choirs from Shrewsbury
School and the School of St
Mary and St Anne, Abbots Bromley
City of Birmingham
Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/Mark Elder
(Given in association with Evershed Wells)


Unknown: Deborah Riedel
Unknown: Amanda Roocroft
Sopranos: Susan Chilcott
Sopranos: Anne-Marie Owens
Sopranos: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor: John Mitchinson
Tenor: Jason Howard

: Sleepless Nights

A daily diary with poet Hugo Williams.
4: Creative Writing
(Final programme tomorrow 9.40pm)


Unknown: Hugo Williams.

: Thomas Zehetmair and Lisa Smmova

(violin and piano)
Mozart Sonata in F (K377) Schoenberg Fantasy, Op 47 Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2

: Night Waves

David Hare has created a new version of Brecht's The
Life of Galileo, and in the light of this, Humphrey Carpenter chairs a discussion on the rifts between faith, science, reality and imagination. Producer Julian May


Unknown: David Hare
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter

: Voices

Ticket to Ride lain Burnside presents a hiker's guide to all the different ways of getting from A to B in song, ranging from Schubert to Sondheim and Britten to the Beatles.

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.00 10.05am on R5

: Night School Extra

German 14-16: Radio Activ (3-4)

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