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: Record Review

With Jonathan Swain.
Locatelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 1 No 9
Capella Istropolitana , conductor Jaroslav Krecek
7.14 Lutoslawski Little Suite
Polish NRSO, conductor Antoni Wit
7.26 Brahms Fantasies, Op 116 Helene Grimaud (piano)
7.50 Janacek Our Father
Lydie Hartelova (harp), Josef Ksica (organ), Prague Chamber Choir, conductor Josef Pancik
8.06 Ireland Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor
Paul Barritt , Catherine Edwards (piano)
8.33 Wagner Brunnhilde 's
Immolation Scene (Gotterdammerung) Jane Eaglen (soprano),
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Mark Elder
9.00 Building a Library
David Fanning compares the available recordings of Borodin's
Symphony No 2 in B minor. Graham Sadler reviews new releases of Baroque choral music, including a new reconstruction of Bach's St
Mark Passion and music by Telemann, Charpentier and Rameau. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Bach Unser Mund sei Voll Lachens, BWV110
Vasilika Jezovsek (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Mark Padmore
(tenor), Peter Kooy (bass), Collegium Vocale , director Philippe Herreweghe
10.42 Charpentier Les Plaisirs de Versailles
Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
11.15 Reissues
Robert Cowan reports on the latest reissues from Biddulph, including Thomas Beecham and the London
Philharmonic playing Mozart,
Beethoven and Schubert, and Serge Koussevitzky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra playing Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Shostakovich. Discs
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Capella Istropolitana
Conductor: Jaroslav Krecek
Piano: Helene Grimaud
Harp: Lydie Hartelova
Harp: Josef Ksica
Conductor: Josef Pancik
Unknown: Paul Barritt
Piano: Catherine Edwards
Piano: Wagner Brunnhilde
Soprano: Jane Eaglen
Unknown: Graham Sadler
Soprano: Vasilika Jezovsek
Soprano: Sarah Connolly
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Peter Kooy
Bass: Collegium Vocale
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Director: Charpentier Les Plaisirs
Director: William Christie
Unknown: Robert Cowan
Unknown: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Serge Koussevitzky
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Patrick Lambert
La Musique: Sophie Daneman (soprano)
La Conversation: Katalin Karolyi (mezzo)
Le Jeu: Steve Dugardin (countertenor)
Comus: Jean-Francois Gardeil (baritone)
Un Plaisir: Francois Piolino (tenor)

: Private Passions

Another chance to hear Michael
Berkeley's conversation with Germaine Greer. Her choice of predominantly vocal music includes Baroque works by Victoria, Couperin and Handel, and music by Schubert, Brahms, Mahler and John Cage. Repeat


Unknown: Germaine Greer.
Unknown: John Cage.

: Threads

Last of the explorations of the material world with Hannah Andrassy. 6: Stretch
"Remember who commended thy yellow stockings."
(Malvolio to Olivia in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night)
Producer Julian Wilkinson


Unknown: Hannah Andrassy.
Producer: Julian Wilkinson

: Vintage Years: the Philharmonia

The last in the series in which
Humphrey Burton traces the history of the Philharmonia Orchestra.
6: Crisis and Rebirth
This programme charts the ups and downs of the orchestra through the seventies and eighties, its struggles for survival and attempts to regain its pre-eminence among London orchestras. The programme includes contributions from Riccardo Muti , Vladimir Ashkenazy ,
Esa-Pekka Salonen , Simon Rattle and members of the orchestra, with excerpts from Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams) (1st mvt) Verdi Aida conductor Riccardo Muti
Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C,
Director Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Sibelius Symphony No 5 (1st mvt) conductor Simon Rattle
Puccini Manon Lescaut (Intermezzo) Mahler Symphony No 7 (3rd mvt) conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
Messiaen Turangalila-Symphony (5th mvt) conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Offenbach Overture: La Vie Parisienne conductor Herbert von Karajan Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Riccardo Muti
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Verdi Aida
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Puccini Manon Lescaut
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Conductor: Messiaen Turangalila-Symphony
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Return of the series showcasing some of the world's best young orchestras. In the first of eight programmes, Kirsteen McCue introduces a concert given by the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland at the end of their European summer tour in August last year. Conductor Ole Schmidt ,
Roberta Alexander (soprano)
Elgar Overture: Alassio (In the South) Strauss Four Last Songs
Shostakovich Symphony No 10 Producer David McGuinness


Introduces: Kirsteen McCue
Conductor: Ole Schmidt
Soprano: Roberta Alexander
Producer: David McGuinness

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Felix Carey Discs


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett explores the musical traditions linked to the Chinese New
Year; looks at the Fluxus movement, which brought together European and American artists; and introduces a review of a new novel telling the realistic story of two orchestras competing for funding. Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Live from the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro

Mozart and Lorenzo Da Ponte 's multi-layered, three-act opera buffa, based on Beaumarchais's play La Folle Journée ou le Manage de
Figaro. This Met revival of the late
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle 's production is notable for the return of soprano Kiri Te Kanawa to the role in which she had her first great success, and for the appearance of Dawn Upshaw - a famous Susanna - in the role of the pageboy Cherubino. Sung in Italian.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager Act
7.25 Lorenzo da Ponte: Life after
Through the memoirs of the poet and librettist of Mozart's Le Nozze,
Adrian Mourby traces Da Ponte's colourful life, from his expulsion from Vienna in 1791 to his flight from
London in 1805. With Cyril Shaps as Da Ponte.
7.45 Act 2
8.40 The Met Opera Quiz
Listeners' questions are put to a panel of three opera experts. ADDRESS FOR QUESTIONS:
The Met Opera Quiz, FOR Station, PO Box 805, New York, NY 10150
9.05 Acts 3 and 4 Texaco supports the Metropolitian Opera International Radio Network, which is broadcast on Radio 3 through the EBU


Unknown: Lorenzo Da Ponte
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: Leopold Hager
Unknown: Adrian Mourby
Unknown: Cyril Shaps
Figaro: James Morris (bass-Baritone)
Susanna: Barbara Bonney (soprano)
Count Almaviva: Jeffrey Black (baritone)
Countess Almaviva: Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)
Cherubino: Dawn Upshaw (mezzo)
Marcellina: Judith Christin (mezzo)
Dr Bartolo: Paul Plishka (bass)
Don Basilio: Michel Senechal (tenor)
Don Curzio: Tony Stevenson (tenor)
Antonio: Thomas Hammons (bass)
Barbarina: Emily Pulley (soprano)

: Apocalypse Now and Then

The second of five programmes in which Iwan Russell-Jones examines the theology behind the belief that we are living at the end of time.
Millions of fundamentalist Christians, many of them in America, believe that the biblical Book of Revelation refers to events in our own time.
2: Reading the Signs
On the day that JFK was assassinated in Dallas, America lost its innocence; all its problems worsened from that day on. The city also boasts the Dallas Theological Seminary, the academic home of apocalyptic theology, which has sent ministers and missionaries out across the world for half a century, armed with an education in the end times.


Unknown: Iwan Russell-Jones

: Written in Hollywood

Copland Violin Sonata (1943) Ernst Kovacic ,
David Owen Norris (piano)


Unknown: Ernst Kovacic
Piano: David Owen Norris

: Glasgow Jazz Festival

Brian Morton introduces a concert recorded at last year's Glasgow
International Jazz Festival featuring legendary bebop singer Betty Carter and her young trio of Travis Shook
(piano), Vashon Johnson (bass) and Byron Landham (drums). They performed a set of her own original songs and jazz standards.


Introduces: Brian Morton
Singer: Betty Carter
Piano: Vashon Johnson
Piano: Byron Landham

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
1.00 Jazz from Oslo Petter Wettre and friends
2.30 Irena Grafenauer (flute),
Maria Graf (harp), Vienna Chamber Orchestra/Neville
Marriner Mozart Overture: Le Nozze di Figaro; Concerto in C for Rute and Harp,
K299 Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D
3.40 Christos Papageorgiou and George Petrou (piano duet) Bernardo Pasquini Sonata in D minor
Schumann Andante and Variations in B flat, Op 46 Martinu Three Czech Dances Rachmaninov Suite No 2
4.40 Finnish RSO/Paavo Berglund
Mendelssohn Overture: Midsummer
Night's Dream
Kokkonen .. .durch einen Spiegel Shostakovich Symphony No 15
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Petter Wettre
Flute: Irena Grafenauer
Harp: Maria Graf
Unknown: Marriner Mozart
Unknown: Christos Papageorgiou
Piano: George Petrou
Unknown: Bernardo Pasquini Sonata

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