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: On Air

With Penny Gore.
Delius String Quartet Britten Quartet
7.05 Torelli Concerto in D for two trumpets
St James 's Baroque Players, director Ivor Bolton
7.13 Nielsen Little Suite for strings BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
7.32 Scarlatti Sonata in A, Kk404
Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
8.05 Hovhaness Alleluia and Fugue for strings
I Fiamminghi, conductor Rudolf Werthen
8.32 Matteis Suite in C minor
Arcadian Academy


Unknown: St James
Director: Ivor Bolton
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Piano: Hovhaness Alleluia
Conductor: Rudolf Werthen

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Handel Coronation Anthem No 1:
Zadok the Priest
Choir of New College, Oxford, The
King's Consort, director Robert King
9.06 Kodaly Hungarian Rondo Orpheus CO
9.18 Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Maurizio Pollini (piano), Philharmonia, conductor Paul Kletzki


Director: Robert King
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Conductor: Paul Kletzki

: Musical Encounters

With Piers Burton-Page .
Anthony Collins Vanity Fair New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
10.05 Schumann Kreisleriana
Walter Klien (piano)
10.40 William Lawes Four Herrick settings
Catherine Bott (soprano), Richard Boothby (lyra viol)
10.47 Prom Artist of the Week:
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G,
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
11.15 Veldhuis Goldrush
Safri Duo
11.29 Tischhauser The Beggar's Concerto
Thomas Friedli (clarinet),
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan
11.55 Massenet Méditation (Thais) Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Musical Encounters returns on Thursday


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Schumann Kreisleriana
Piano: Walter Klien
Piano: William Lawes
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Richard Boothby
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Violin: Anne-Sophie Mutter

: Composer of the Week: Berg

With Jonathan Swain.
2: Aphorism and Atonality
And the close but complex relationship with his mentor, Schoenberg.
Four Pieces for clarinet and piano, Op 5
Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Oleg Maisenberg (piano) String Quartet, Op 3 Alban Berg Quartet
Adagio (arr from Chamber Concerto. 2nd mvt)
Gidon Kremer (violin), Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Oleg Maisenberg (piano) Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm
Next programme tomorrow 10.00am


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Clarinet: Sabine Meyer
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Violin: Sabine Meyer
Clarinet: Oleg Maisenberg

: The Afternoon on Three

With Fiona Talkington.
1.00pm Ulster Orchestra
Conductor Nicholas Braithwaite , Hugh Tinney (piano)
Honegger Symphony No 2
Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor
Sibelius Symphony No 5
2.40 Ensemble
Beethoven and His Contemporaries
Paul Hindmarsh introduces the third of four programmes given last May in the Crucible Theatre as part of the Sheffield Chamber Music Festival. The
Lindsays and friends perform two rarities: marches for piano duet by Beethoven and a string quartet by his friend (and pupil of Mozart) Johann Nepomuk
Hummel. Beethoven Three Marches, Op 45 Peter Hill and Benjamin Frith (piano duet)
Hummel String Quartet in G, Op 30 No 2 Lindsay Quartet
Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm See also Thursday 2.00pm
3.25 The BBC Orchestras
BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Vassily Sinaisky , Mayumi Fujikawa (violin), Timothy Hugh (cello),
Howard Shelley (piano)
Beethoven Triple Concerto in C Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
Piano: Hugh Tinney
Introduces: Paul Hindmarsh
Unknown: Johann Nepomuk
Unknown: Peter Hill
Piano: Benjamin Frith
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Violin: Mayumi Fujikawa
Cello: Timothy Hugh
Piano: Howard Shelley

: Music Machine

Junk Week
Luke Cresswell meets more musicians who make their own instruments out of what they find around them. Today, international touring group Echo City.


Unknown: Luke Cresswell

: In Tune

Presenter Anthony Burton 's guest is Swiss pianist Andreas Haefliger , who performs at Thursday evening's Prom. Also including
Telemann Overture-Suite in G (Des Nations Anciens et Modernes) Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
6.03 Mozart, arr Wendt Die
Entfiihrung aus dem Serail (excerpts) Netherlands Wind Ensemble
6.25 Respighi Deita Silvane Ingrid Attrot (soprano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
6.40 Jonathan Dove Figures in the Garden
Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by the Composer Producer Verity Sharp


Presenter: Anthony Burton
Pianist: Andreas Haefliger
Director: Simon Standage
Soprano: Ingrid Attrot
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Jonathan Dove

: BBC Proms 1996

Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic - of which he is now music director - at the Proms, in London's Royal Albert Hall , for the first time. Their triumphant partnership is displayed in two orchestral showpieces - Strauss's exuberant tone poem and Tchaikovsky's heartfelt symphony - and a lyrical American concerto, new to the Proms.
Thomas Stacy (cor anglais), New York Philharmonic, conductor Kurt Masur
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Ned Rorem Cor Anglais Concerto (first London performance)
8.15 America's Oldest Orchestra
... but what price its musical heritage?
The great names have all been attracted to the New York Philharmonic, but audience figures have been hard to predict. After years on the rollercoaster of New York's changeable affections, the orchestra is now at a high point of success. Natalie Wheen investigates the chemistry.
8.35 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor


Unknown: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Thomas Stacy
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Ned Rorem
Unknown: Natalie Wheen

: Reading Keats

Continuing the week-long reassessment of Keats. Tonight, Paul Bailey on Keats's letter to Benjamin Bailey of 22 November 1817.


Unknown: Paul Bailey
Unknown: Benjamin Bailey

: Mass for the Visitation

Mass as it may have been celebrated in one of the clandestine "hidden churches" in the Netherlands in the 17th century.
Rufus Muller and John Potter (tenors), Richard Wistreich (bass), Chant Choir, director Stephen Cleobury
Verrijt Missa Concertata Octavi Toni ; Ah! Horrida Bella


Unknown: Rufus Muller
Tenors: John Potter
Bass: Richard Wistreich
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Octavi Toni

: John Keats: the Posthumous Life

"I have an habitual feeling of my real life having passed, and that I am leading a posthumous existence."
Born 200 years ago, Keats remains the archetypal romantic poet, with his brief flowering of greatness snuffed out by a tragic death. Each generation in the 175 years since he died has invented a different John Keats. How have they changed? What is ours? With commentary by Marilyn Butler , Andrew Bennett , Christina Gee ,
Andrew Motion and Nicholas Roe , and Anthony Hyde as Keats. Repeat


Unknown: John Keats.
Commentary By: Marilyn Butler
Commentary By: Andrew Bennett
Commentary By: Christina Gee
Commentary By: Andrew Motion
Commentary By: Nicholas Roe
Commentary By: Anthony Hyde

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

With Paul Guinery.
Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus
Orpheus CO
Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13
Alfred Brendel (piano)
String Quartet in B flat, Op 18 No 6 Alban Berg Quartet
Repeated from last Tuesday


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Alban Berg

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather.
Tonight, Steve Voce introduces a selection of new Duke Ellington CDs.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Introduces: Steve Voce

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Beethoven Missa Solemnis in D Emiko Suga (soprano), Akemi Nishi (contralto), Hans-Peter Blochwitz
(tenor), Kaizo Takahashi (bass), Tokyo University Chorus, NHK Symphony
Orchestra, Tokyo/Herbert Blomstedt
2.30 Clemens Haustein (oboe), Jiri Houdek (trumpet), Zoltan Kovacs
(clarinet), Katalin Kramaricsova (flute), Prague Chamber Philharmonic/Tomas Hanus Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat, H Vile 1 Copland Clarinet Concerto lbert Flute Concerto
3.30 Soprano Cheryl Studer and pianist Jonathan Alder perform songs by Schubert and Wolf
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Emiko Suga
Soprano: Akemi Nishi
Contralto: Hans-Peter Blochwitz
Tenor: Kaizo Takahashi

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