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: Open University

Women's Studies:
Religious Rebellions

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Vaughan Williams
Overture: The Poisoned
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
7.19 Handel The King
Shall Rejoice (Coronation Anthem No 3)
Westminster Abbey Choir
English Concert, conductor Simon Preston
7.32 Wolf Italian
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
8.05 Howells Magnificat (Collegium Regale) King's College Choir, Cambridge, director Stephen Cleobury
Peter Barley (organ)
8.25 Donizetti Quel guardo, it cavaliere (Don Pasquale )
Amelita Galli-Curci (soprano) Orchestra, conductor
Josef Pasternack
8.39 Satie Relâche
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Simon Preston
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Director: Peter Barley
Unknown: Donizetti Quel
Unknown: Don Pasquale
Conductor: Josef Pasternack

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

Vocal inspiration to Beethoven's heart, presented by Paul Guinery. Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin? (Fidelio)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer Fur Elise (WoO59) Alfred Brendel (piano) Three Goethe-Lieder
Olaf Bar (baritone)
Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No
Itzhak Perlman (violin) Lynn Harrell (cello)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Discs


Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Christa Ludwig
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Baritone: Olaf Bar
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Cello: Lynn Harrell
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Musical Encounters

with Edward Blakeman.
10.00 Artist of the Week: Felicity Lott (soprano) Liszt 0 quandje dors
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
10.05 Debussy Jeux
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
Schumann Frauenliebe und-leben
Felicity Lott (soprano)
Graham Johnson (piano)
10.45 Judith Weir Out of the Air
Nash Ensemble
11.25 Haydn Symphony No 97 in C
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra/Hans Graf


Unknown: Edward Blakeman.
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Conductor: Schumann Frauenliebe
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: Judith Weir

: Ensemble

Prokofiev's works for violin and piano.
Elizabeth Layton (violin)
Vanessa Latarche (piano) Prokofiev
Five Melodies, Op 35b
Stravinsky Duo Concertante Prokofiev Violin Sonata
No 2 in D, Op 94a


Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Piano: Vanessa Latarche

: News

: Handel's Last Oratorios

In the third programme of oratorios from Handel's last decade, Jane Glover introduces Theodora, a tale of love and sacrifice among early Christians, first performed at Covent Garden in March 1750.
University of California,
Berkeley, Chamber Choir Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, conductor
Nicholas McGegan. discs


Introduces: Jane Glover
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan.
Theodora: Lorraine Hunt (sop)
Didymus: Drew Minter (countertenor)
Irene: Jennifer Lane (mezzo)
Septimus: Jeffrey Thomas'(tenor)
Valens: David Thomas (bass)
Messenger: Neal Rogers (tenor)

: Beethoven's Opus 5

Second of two programmes featuring Beethoven's early cello sonatas.
Sebastian Comberti (cello) Carole Cerasi (fortepiano) Boieldieu Cello Sonata in Eflat
Beethoven Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 5 No 2


Cello: Sebastian Comberti
Cello: Carole Cerasi

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson 's ears are flapping as he goes in search of what gives a concert venue a good acoustic. He talks to
Andrew Jowett , director of Symphony Hall in Birmingham which has one of the best acoustics in the world.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Andrew Jowett

: In Tune

with Geoffrey Baskerville from Glasgow, including at
5.15 Weber Overture:
6.00 Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings (1st mvt)
6.30 Beethoven
Symphony No 8 in F
7.00 Rimsky-Korsakov The Carnival Procession (The Snow Maiden) Producer Svend Brown


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Producer: Svend Brown

: A Beethoven Concert

Northern Sinfonia, conductor Heinrich Schiff
Christian Zacharias (piano) David Haslam (flute)
Stephen Reay (bassoon) Overture: Prometheus, Op 43;
Piano Concerto No 4 in G; Romance cantabile in E minor;
Symphony No 7 in A (Given earlier this month in Newcastle City Hall)


Conductor: Heinrich Schiff
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Flute: David Haslam
Bassoon: Stephen Reay

: THE 30s Going for a Drive

4: Cornwall
The artist Patrick Heron uses the Shell Guide of the 30s to explore the changes in west Cornwall over the last 60 years.
Producer Fiona McLean
(Final programme tomorrow 9.00pm)


Artist: Patrick Heron
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Palestrina

Last of six programmes.
Mass for the Monday after Easter as it might have been celebrated in St
Peter's Basilica, Rome, during Palestrina's time there as maestro.
Palestrina Missa Quem Dicunt Homines; Motet: Jesus iunxit se
Taverner Consort, Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott.


Conductor: Andrew Parrott.

: Unsquare Dances

: Night Waves

Humphrey Carpenter chairs a discussion from London's
Theatre Museum on "The
Power of the Critic". Plus a review of Wayne Wang 's film The Joy-Luck Club. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Wayne Wang
Unknown: Joy-Luck Club.

: Voices

Schubert: Aspects of Love
The soprano Susan Chilcott and baritone
Richard Jackson explore the pain and pleasure of being in love as seen through
Schubert's eyes, in the company of pianist lain Burnside. Presented by Richard Wigmore.
Die erste Liebe; Erster Verlust ; Sehnsucht (D879);Nurwerdie Sehnsucht kennt;
Seligkeit; Liebesrausch; Versunken; Der Jungling an der Quelle; Die Liebe hatgelogen; Trost (D671); Totenopfer;
Hektors Abschied ; Liebeslauschen; Liebestandelei; Die
Uterscheidung; Die Manner sind méchant; Liebhaber in alien Gestalten Producer Adam Gatehouse


Soprano: Susan Chilcott
Baritone: Richard Jackson
Presented By: Richard Wigmore.
Unknown: Erster Verlust
Unknown: Nurwerdie Sehnsucht
Unknown: Hektors Abschied
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
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