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: On Air

With Penny Gore. Suk Praga
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Libor Pesek
6.28 Grieg Cello Sonata in A minor, Op 36
Marc Coppey (cello), Eric Le Sage (piano)
7.05 Handel Scipione (Overture; March from Act 1)
Brandenburg Consort , director Roy Goodman
7.14 Schubert Eight Variations in E minor on a French Song, D624
Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (pianos)
7.32 Thomas Unley Jr Concerto in F Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin), Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
8.05 Roussel Divertissement, Op 6 Catherine Cantin (flute),
Maurice Bourgue (oboe), Michel Portal (clarinet), Amaury Wallez (bassoon),
Andre Cazalet (horn), Pascal Roge (piano)
8.32 Delius Brigg Fair
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Conductor: Libor Pesek
Cello: Marc Coppey
Piano: Handel Scipione
Unknown: Brandenburg Consort
Director: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Yaara Tal
Pianos: Andreas Groethuysen
Pianos: Thomas Unley Jr
Violin: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Director: Peter Holman
Flute: Catherine Cantin
Flute: Maurice Bourgue
Oboe: Michel Portal
Bassoon: Amaury Wallez
Bassoon: Andre Cazalet
Horn: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Musorgsky Introduction; Polonaise (Boris Godunov , Act 3)
Russian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
9.07 Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58
Murray Perahia (piano)
9.44 Harty Ode to a Nightingale Heather Harper (soprano), Ulster
Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson Discs


Unknown: Boris Godunov
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Musical Encounters

With Piers Burton-Page .
Ketelbey Bells across the Meadows New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
10.06 Schubert String Trio in B flat, D581
Ana Chumachenko (violin), Oscar Lysy (viola),
Karine Georgian (cello)
10.28 Prom Artist of the Week:
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) Stravinsky Violin Concerto Philharmonia, conductor Paul Sacher
10.50 Bach, transcr Busoni Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004
Ferrucio Busoni (piano roll)
11.10 Finzi A Severn Rhapsody BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
11.19 David Fanshawe Salaams
The Composer (narrator),
Ensemble, director John Lambert
11.42 Trad, arr Playford A Scots Rant; A Trip to Killburn Baltimore Consort
11.51 Sibelius Serenade, Op 69 No 2 Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Dresden State Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Viola: Oscar Lysy
Cello: Karine Georgian
Conductor: Paul Sacher
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: David Fanshawe
Director: John Lambert
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Composer of the Week: Berg

With Jonathan Swain.
5: Last Words
Entartete Musik, the abrupt end, and a posthumous tribute.
Suite: Lulu City of Birmingham SO, conductor Simon Rattle
Berg, transcr Schnittke Canon: Alban Berg an das Frankfurter Opernhaus
Gidon Kremer (violin), Moscow
Soloists, conductor Yuri Bashmet Repeated next Friday 12 midnight See also 6.25pm


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Conductor: Yuri Bashmet

: The Afternoon on Three

With Fiona Talkington.
1.00 Bristol Lunchtime Concert
Bartok Plus
Introduced by Chris de Souza. Catherine King (mezzo),
Jacob Heringman and Jessica Gordon (lutes), Susanna Pell (bass viol)
Songs and instrumental music from 16th-century Hungary
Music by Balint Bakfark
(1507-1576), and Sebestyen Tinodi (cl505-1556) and from the Cajoni Manuscript contrasted with folk-influenced pieces by Bela Bartok. Repeat
2.00 Music Restored
Concluding the repeated series of three major Radio 3 early music reconstructions. Graham Dixon introduces Mass as it might have been celebrated to mark the dedication of the Basilica of St John
Lateran in Rome during Palestrina's time. The music includes Palestrina's
Missa: Ecce, Ego Joannes and his motet Domine Deus.
Taverner Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott
3.00 Mining the Archive
Edinburgh International Festival Sir John Drummond concludes his personal selection of BBC archive recordings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival with a number of the memorable performances from his own time as festival director.
Vivaldi Motet: Beatus Vir
Jennifer Smith and Patrizia Kwella
(sopranos), Catherine Denley (mezzo), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Liszt Petrarch Sonnet No 104 (Annees de
Pelerinagej Jorge Bolet (piano) Haydn Cantata: Arianna a Naxos
Jessye Norman (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano) Sibelius Violin Concerto
Kyung-Wha Chung (violin),
Philharmonia, conductor Simon Rattle Berg Piano Sonata, Op 1 Shura Cherkassky (piano) Ravel Sheherazade
Jessye Norman (soprano),
James Galway (flute), John Harrington (viola), Dalton Baldwin (piano) Producer Svend Brown


Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Introduced By: Catherine King
Unknown: Jacob Heringman
Unknown: Jessica Gordon
Bass: Susanna Pell
Music By: Balint Bakfark
Music By: Sebestyen Tinodi
Unknown: Bela Bartok.
Introduces: Graham Dixon
Unknown: Domine Deus.
Director: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Sir John Drummond
Unknown: Beatus Vir
Unknown: Jennifer Smith
Sopranos: Patrizia Kwella
Sopranos: Catherine Denley
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Pelerinagej Jorge Bolet
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Violin: Kyung-Wha Chung
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Soprano: James Galway
Flute: John Harrington
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Producer: Svend Brown

: Music Machine

Junk Week
Luke Cresswell leads a workshop in some of the techniques used in his show Stomp, with guests Philip Dukes , Clio Gould ,
Charles Hazlewood , Jane Haughton , Josephine Knight , Noel Langley , Tasmin Little ,
Wayne Marshall , Jeremy Peyton Jones and Dominic Seldis.


Unknown: Luke Cresswell
Unknown: Philip Dukes
Unknown: Clio Gould
Unknown: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Jane Haughton
Unknown: Josephine Knight
Unknown: Noel Langley
Unknown: Tasmin Little
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: Jeremy Peyton Jones
Unknown: Dominic Seldis.

: In Tune

With Jeremy Nicholas , including
J C Bach Overture: La Calamita de Cuori
Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
6.03 Waxman Carmen Fantasy Jascha Heifetz (violin),
Victor SO , conductor Donald Voorhees Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
Conductor: Waxman Carmen
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Victor So
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Producer: Ray Abbott

: BBC Proms 1996

I From the Royal Albert Hall ,
Berg Lulu
The current Glyndebourne production of this work comes to the Proms. The original play by Wedekind was dark and bleak, characterising Lulu as a tragic femme fatale caught in a sordid web of murder and desire, but Berg's music transformed the work with its sumptuous orchestral colour and ravishing vocal line for Lulu herself.
With Patricia Bardon (mezzo). Donald Maxwell (baritone), Stephan Drakulich and Neil Jenkins (tenors), and Jonathan Veira (baritone)
London Philharmonic, conductor Andrew Davis
7.30 Michael Berkeley talks to Philip Hensher and Thomas Ades about
Berg's opera.
7.50 Act 2
8.50 Berg and Wedekind were among those who shaped the intellectual and artistic character of fin de siècle
Vienna. In discussion with Martin
Esslin, Professor of Drama at Stanford
University, California, Frank Whitford asks what light Lulu sheds on the nature of this society.
9.10 Act 3


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Patricia Bardon
Baritone: Donald Maxwell
Baritone: Stephan Drakulich
Baritone: Neil Jenkins
Baritone: Jonathan Veira
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Philip Hensher
Unknown: Thomas Ades
Unknown: Frank Whitford
Lulu: Christine Schafer (sop)
Geschwitz: Kathryn Harries (mezzo)
Aiwa: David Kuebler (tenor)
Dr Schon/Jack the Ripper: Wolfgang Schone (baritone)
Schigolch: Norman Bailey (bass)

: Reading Keats

Concluding the week-long reassessment of Keats. Tonight, A S Byatt on Ode to a Grecian Urn. Repeat

: Hear and Now

Andrew Sparling talks to James Dillon , whose BBC Proms commission
Oceanos is premiered at the Royal Albert Hall next Friday evening, and introduces recent studio recordings of other Dillon works.
Vernal Showers
Mieko Kanno (violin), Cambridge New Music Players, conductor Paul Hoskins Uberschreiten
Music Projects London, conductor Richard Bemas
Producer Alan Hall


Talks: Andrew Sparling
Unknown: James Dillon
Unknown: Albert Hall
Violin: Mieko Kanno
Conductor: Paul Hoskins
Conductor: Richard Bemas
Producer: Alan Hall

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

With Paul Guinery.
Overture: The Consecration of the House
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
String Quartet in A minor, Op 132 Smetana Quartet
Repeated from last Friday


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Gerd Grotzschel (viola),
David Geringas (cello), Frankfurt RSO/Dmitri Kitaenko Strauss Don Quixote
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor
2.45 Zygmunt W Strzep performs Widor's Organ Symphony No 5 in F minor
3.30 Nikikai Women's Choral Group, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo, conductor David Atherton
Mozart Symphony No 5 in G minor, K183 Hoist Suite: The Planets
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Viola: Gerd Grotzschel
Viola: David Geringas
Unknown: Zygmunt W Strzep
Conductor: David Atherton

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