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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 72 Nos 1-3 Vienna PO/Andre Previn
7.18 Corelll Concerto grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 5
Brandenburg Consort, conductor Roy Goodman
7.32 Saint-Saens Phaeton
LSO/Aondani Butt
8.05 Vivaldi Concerto in C for two trumpets (RV537)
Hakan Hardenberger (trumpets) I Musici
8.23 Mendelssohn Wenn sich zwei Herzen, Op 99 No 5; Romanze, Op 8 No 10; Fruhlingsglaube, Op 9 No 8
Barbara Bonney (soprano) Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
8.41 Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen



Presenter: Andrew McGregor
Musicians: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Andre Previn
Musicians: Brandenburg Consort
Conductor: Roy Goodman
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Aondani Butt
Trumpeter: Hakan Hardenberger
Musicians: I Musici
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Pianist: Geoffrey Parsons
Pianist: Emanuel Ax
Musicians: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Composers of the Week: Lutyensand Maconchy

Maconchy String Quartet No 10
Mistry Quartet
The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo
Sarah Leonard (soprano) BBC Singers
Members of the Nash Ensemble/John Poole Music for Strings
BBC PO/Edward Downes
Lutyens Triolet 2 Jane's Minstrels


Soprano: Sarah Leonard

: MusicalEncounters

With Fiona Talkington.
Haydn variations, Bach and Handel in England and
10.00 Brahms Tragic Overture
Bavarian Radio SO, conductor Colin Davis
11.00 Prom Artist of the Week:
Kent Nagano (conductor) Honegger Cello Concerto
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) London Symphony Orchestra
11.35 Strauss Salome
(final scene)
Karen Huffstodt (soprano) Jean Dupouy (tenor)
Lyons Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Conductor: Colin Davis
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: Strauss Salome
Soprano: Karen Huffstodt
Tenor: Jean Dupouy
Conductor: Kent Nagano

: CelticHorizons

Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm

: The Afternoon on Three

With Paul Guinery.
1.00 Chamber Music from Manchester
From the Concert
Hall of New
Broadcasting House, Manchester. Rodney
Slatford presents the first of six lunchtime recitals featuring British string quartets.
Coull Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 33 No 3 (The Bird) Robert Simpson String Quartet No 10
2.00 Love's Illusion
In the first of three concerts recorded earlier this year at the Medieval Music Festival in Bristol, the American female vocal quartet
Anonymous 4 perform a programme of 13th-century music from France entitled
Love's Illusion.
A Magenta Music International production
3.00 The Prom Archive
On the eve of his last Last
Night as director of the Proms, Sir John Drummond makes his own selection from the archives. With
Paul Guinery.
Britten Violin Concerto
Ida Haendel (violin)
BBC SO/John Pritchard
Lutoslawskl Symphony No 4 BBC SO/The Composer
Dellus A Song of Summer BBC SO/Andrew Davis Producer Susan Kenyon
4.20 Turns of the Century
An audio lexicon of the great English comedy performers. Russell Davies celebrates Spike Milligan.
4.30 Music for the Lion King
The first of two programmes exploring the continuing classical tradition of the royal courts of West Africa. Paul Balmer introduces traditional and contemporary music.
A Music on Earth production


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Manchester. Rodney
Unknown: Robert Simpson
Unknown: Sir John Drummond
Unknown: Paul Guinery.

: The MusicMachine

What's New?
With Charles Hazlewood.
Trumpeter John Wallace tackles Berio's Sequenza X with students from the Royal Academy of Music, and Ensemble Bash talk about the thrill of the new. Rpt See also 7.30pm


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood.
Unknown: John Wallace

: In Tune

With Richard Baker.
5.15 Alexander MacKenzie
Overture: Britannia
6.03 Telemann Concerto in D for three trumpets
6.30 Trad, arr Ken Burton Nobody Knows
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Unknown: Alexander MacKenzie
Unknown: Ken Burton
Producer: Ray Abbott

: BBC Proms1995

From the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
The end of the Mahler cycle, and a new work for chorus and orchestra by Luciano Berio.
BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly
Rosa Mannion (soprano) Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Brighton Festival Chorus
Edinburgh Festival Chorus BBC Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Charles Mackerras
Berio Shofar (BBC commission; first performance)
Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Luciano Berio.
Conductor: Simon Joly
Soprano: Rosa Mannion
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Berio Shofar

: Talking Drum

Lucy Duran concludes her series on the drum and its place in African culture. 5: The Djembe
The djembe is followed from its roots in rural Mali to the drumming workshops of Britain.
Series producer Tessa Watt


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: Tessa Watt

: Hear and Now

A special edition featuring a complete broadcast of Frank Zappa 's last work, Civilization Phaze III, an extended "opera-pantomime" written for digital Synclavier keyboards and the brass section of the Ensemble Modem.
Introduced by Robert Sandall and Mark Russell , who discuss the work and place it in the context of Zappa's other music.
Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Frank Zappa
Introduced By: Robert Sandall
Introduced By: Mark Russell
Guest: Andy Childs.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Britannia at theOpera

Charles Vllllers Stanford
The Travelling Companion
Although chiefly known as a teacher and a composer of church music, Stanford completed ten operas, of which The Travelling Companion, written in 1916, is the last and most refined. It reflects the composer's masterly control of orchestral colour
- and its storyline is somewhere between
Turandot and Pilgrim's Progress. Presented by Roderic Dunnett.
Chorus of the Royal Opera House
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Words worth


Presented By: Roderic Dunnett.
Conductor: Barry Words Worth
The Princess: Helen Reld (sop)
John: Jeffrey Lawton (tenor)
The Travelling Companion: Keith Latham (bar)
The King/Wizard: Nicholas Folwell (bar)
The Herald: Paul Parfttt (bar)

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