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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Mozart Overture: Der Schauspieldirektor BBCPO, conductor Vasili Sinaisky
7.08 Rubbra Symphony No 1
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
7.47 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 179: Siehe Zu, dass
Deine Gottesfurcht Nicht Heuchlei Sei
Helmut Wittek (treble), Kurt Equiluz
(tenor), Robert Holl (bass), Tolz Boys ' Choir, Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.00 A Liturgy for St Columba
The first of four features from the community at Pluscarden in Moray. Columba and the Incholm
Antiphoner. Fourteen hundred years after the death of the pioneering missionary monk St Columba, members of Pluscarden Abbey sing plainchant associated with the life of the saint, some of which may date back to Columba's time.
8.10 Cabezon Tiento No 11 in the Sixth Tone
Ilton Wjuniski (clavichord)
8.22 Claude Le Jeune Missa Ad
Placitum Ensemble Clement
Janequin, director Dominique Visse Producers Philip Billson and Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Vasili Sinaisky
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Helmut Wittek
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Robert Holl
Bass: Tolz Boys
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Director: Dominique Visse
Producers: Philip Billson
Producers: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

A preview of the Radio 3 week.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Presented by Sean Rafferty during Brian Kay 's summer break.
Spontlni Overture: La Vestale Orchestra of La Scala, conductor Riccardo Muti
9.10 Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet
(excerpts) Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
9.17 Komgold Suite: Much Ado about Nothing
LSO, conductor Andre Previn
9.28 Proms Artist of the Week:
Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
Mozart Rondo in B flat, K269
German Chamber Philharmonic
9.37 Quitter Three Shakespeare Songs Swingle Singers
9.43 Liszt Sposalizio (Années de Pelerinage) Louis Lortie (piano)
9.51 Eigar Three Bavarian Dances Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Norman Del Mar
10.05 Tallis Euge Cell Porta
Chapelle du Roi, director Alistair Dixon
10.08 Edward Gregson Festivo RNCM Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish
10.14 Janacek The Danube
Jana Jonaova (soprano),
Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Otakar Thrlik
10.32 Brahms Tafellied
Musica Sacra
Kenneth Bowden (piano) conductor Richard Westenburg
10.36 Beethoven Cello Sonata in D,
Op 102 No 2 Lynn Harrell , Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
10.57 Parry, orch Jacob / Was Glad Choir of Winchester Cathedral,
Waynflete Singers, Timothy Byram -Wigfield (organ), Bournemouth SO, conductor David Hill
11.05 Tartini Flute Concerto in G
Jed Wentz (baroque flute), Musica ad Rhenum
11.19 Verdi D'Amor Sull 'Ali Rosee (II Trovatore) Leontyne Price (soprano), Rome Opera House Orchestra, conductor Arturo Basile
11.26 Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 3 Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
11.42 Schubert Lob der Tranen;
Matthias Gome (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
11.50 Composer of the Week:
Bartok Three Hungarian Folk Songs Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
11.54 Bernstein Nothing More Than This (Candide) Jerry Hadley (tenor), LSO, conducted by the Composer
12.02 Pleyel Symphony in G, Op 68 London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Brian Kay
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Andre Previn
Violin: Mozart Rondo
Singers: Liszt Sposalizio
Piano: Louis Lortie
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Director: Alistair Dixon
Director: Edward Gregson Festivo
Conductor: Timothy Reynish
Soprano: Jana Jonaova
Conductor: Otakar Thrlik
Conductor: Brahms Tafellied
Conductor: Musica Sacra
Piano: Kenneth Bowden
Conductor: Richard Westenburg
Unknown: Lynn Harrell
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Singers: Timothy Byram
Unknown: Jed Wentz
Unknown: Verdi D'Amor Sull
Unknown: Ali Rosee
Conductor: Arturo Basile
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Baritone: Matthias Gome
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Tenor: Jerry Hadley
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Producer: Brian Jackson

: The Culture Club

An artistic quiz with Joan Bakewell.
4: City of London Festival. With guests including Roy Hattersley , Adrian Noble , Tony Palmer and Denis Quilley.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell.
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Adrian Noble
Unknown: Tony Palmer
Unknown: Denis Quilley.

: Schubert Songbook

Out and About. Schubert loved his excursions into the Austrian countryside. Gordon Stewart introduces a selection of songs reflecting this enthusiasm.


Introduces: Gordon Stewart

: Sunday Concert

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Lutoslawski Symphony No 3


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Opera to Order

Patrick O'Connor with more operatic requests.
ADDRESS: Opera to Order, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA PHONE: (0171) [number removed]FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: radio3.opera.to.order@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Patrick O'Connor

: BBC Proms 97

An exciting Proms innovation - a solo recital staged in the round at the Royal Albert Hall arena.
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 52
Liszt Liebestraum No 3 in A flat; Hungarian Rhapsody No 12 in C sharp minor
3.40 A Particular Way of Playing
Natalie Wheen looks at the Russian Piano School.
4.00 Chopin Two Nocturnes, Op 27; Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor


Piano: Evgeny Kissin
Talk: Natalie Wheen

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Malcolm Arnold Symphony No 2 Repeat


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Malcolm Arnold

: Sunday Feature: The Unexpected Empire

Denmark is seldom thought of as a colonial power, yet the country has an impressive cultural pull, drawing artists from a variety of backgrounds. Brian Morton reports from Copenhagen on a burgeoning music scene. With contributions from composers Per Norgard, Pelle Gudmunsen -
Holmgreen, Bo Holten and Sunlief Rasmussen , and jazz musicians Palle Mikkelborg, Niels-Henning
Orsted Pedersen and Pierre Dorge. Producer Elizabeth Clark


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Pelle Gudmunsen
Unknown: Bo Holten
Unknown: Sunlief Rasmussen
Unknown: Orsted Pedersen
Unknown: Pierre Dorge.
Producer: Elizabeth Clark

: English Partsongs

The first of four programmes exploring a century of English partsongs.
Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer Parry Love Is a Sickness: Music, When Soft Voices Die
Stanford The Blue Bird
Bainton In the Wilderness
Delius To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water
Bgar Love 's Tempest; Go, Song of Mine Revised repeat. The second progamme is broadcast next Sunday at 7pm


Conductor: Paul Spicer
Unknown: Bgar Love

: Proms News

Repeated from yesterday 9am

: BBC Proms 97

Tonight at the Royal Albert Hall, a long-standing Proms tradition is given a new twist. This year's performance of Beethoven's Ninth is given on period instruments.
Luba Orgonasova (soprano), Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Gordon Gietz (tenor), Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Schubert: Stabat Mater in G minor; Gesang der Geister uber den Wassern, D714; Psalm 23; Hymnus an den Heiligen Geist

8.05 The Flesh Made Word
The second of five interval talks on religion and language is given by Howard Jacobson.

8.25 Beethoven: Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)
Repeated Thursday 2pm
Brian Kay's Prom of the Week: p38


Soprano: Luba Orgonasova
Soprano: Bernarda Fink
Tenor: Gordon Gietz
Tenor: Bryn Terfel
Bass-Baritone: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Speaker: Howard Jacobson

: Sunday Play: Happy Days

Another chance to hear Geraldine
McEwan in this production of Samuel Beckett 's modern classic. Winnie is buried up to the waist and seems likely to be sucked down even further.
Director Peter Wood Repeat


Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Director: Peter Wood
WinniOe: Geraldine McEwan
Willie: Clive Swift
Narrator: Phil Daniels

: The Town Sang and Danced

Fiona Talkington presents the first of four programmes from this year's
Llangollen International Eisteddfod. Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: Nash Ensemble

Conductor Martyn Brabbins , Rosa Mannion (soprano)
Milhaud La Création du Monde
Falla Psyche
Matthews Frames for Four Players
Gerhard L 'Infantament Meravellos de
Shahrazada (excerpt)
Falla El Corregidor y la Molinera (Act 1) Repeat


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Soprano: Rosa Mannion

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Verdi Requiem Angela Maria Blasi (soprano), Elisabetta Fiorillo (mezzo), James Wagner (tenor),
Roberto Scandiuzzi (bass), Czech Phil Choir , Saarbrucken RSO/Viotti
2.35 Philippe Lefebvre (organ)
Vieme Symphony No 3 in F sharp minor Durufle Prelude and Fugue on the Name of Alain, Op 7
Lefebvre Improvised suite
3.45 Nielsen Clarinet Competition
Highlights from this year's competition in Denmark, including concertos by Mozart and Nielsen. Odense SO/ Giordano Bellincampi
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Angela Maria Blasi
Soprano: Elisabetta Fiorillo
Tenor: James Wagner
Bass: Roberto Scandiuzzi
Bass: Czech Phil Choir
Unknown: Philippe Lefebvre
Unknown: Giordano Bellincampi

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