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: On Air

Andrew McGregor with news, weather, travel and music including Bax Into the Twilight Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
6.17 Delius Violin Sonata No 2
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane (piano)
7.03 Wilbye Draw On, Sweet Night Gibbons The Silver Swan
Cambridge Singers, director John Rutter
7.32 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D
Purcell Quartet and friends
8.05 Wagner Overture: The Flying Dutchman
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
8.36 Janacek Sinfonietta
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Director: John Rutter
Director: Bach Brandenburg
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Svendsen Festival Polonaise
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ole Kristian Ruud
9.13 Chopin Three Mazurkas, Op 59 Martha Argerich (piano)
9.22 Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish)
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Muti


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Ole Kristian Ruud
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: Musical Encounters

With Chris Wines.
Honegger La Tempete Czech Philharmonic, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
10.07 Artist of the Week:
Andrew Manze (violin)
Telemann Suite in 0 (Gulliver) Caroline Balding (violin)
10.16 Spohr Nonet in F, Op 31
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
10.51 Berg Seven Early Songs Arleen Auger (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)
11.07 Falconierl Passacaglia in G minor; Sinfonia Quarta in C minor: Folias Echa para Mi Senora Dona Tarelilla de Carellenos
Cambridge Musick
11.17 Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat, D960 Christian Blackshaw


Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Violin: Andrew Manze
Violin: Caroline Balding
Unknown: St Martin
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Piano: Irwin Gage
Unknown: Sinfonia Quarta
Unknown: Folias Echa
Unknown: Mi Senora Dona
Unknown: Christian Blackshaw

: Composer of the Week: Ligeti

Presented by Stephen Plaistow in conversation with the composer.
"The initial impetus to compose my highly virtuosic piano etudes was, above all, my own inadequate piano technique. And I absolutely love to play piano, but only for myself. The etudes are thus the result of my own inability - the transformation of inadequacy into professionalism." Etudes Nos 7-10 (Book 2)
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) Three Fantasies after
Friedrich Holderlin
London Sinfonietta Voices, conductor Terry Edwards Horn Trio
Marie-Luise Neunecker (horn), Saschko Gawriloff (violin),
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Presented By: Stephen Plaistow
Conductor: Terry Edwards
Horn: Marie-Luise Neunecker
Violin: Saschko Gawriloff

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall, iZUS London.
Schubert Ensemble of London:
Simon Blendis and Jan Schmolck
(violins), Douglas Paterson (viola), Jane Salmon (cello), William Howard (piano) John Woolrich String Quartet No 2 (Sestina)
Franck Piano Quintet in F minor TICKETS: phone (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Simon Blendis
Violins: Jan Schmolck
Violins: Douglas Paterson
Viola: Jane Salmon
Cello: William Howard
Piano: John Woolrich

: Midweek Choice: (0171) [number removed]

The London Film Festival opened last week, and today Susan Sharpe invites requests for film music. Producer Brian Jackson Discs
Midweek Choice. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA
FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: midweek.choice@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Choral Evensong

From Hereford Cathedral.
Introit: Exsultate Deo
Responses (Sanders)
Psalms 65, 66 and 67 (Turle, Crotch, Kelway)
First Lesson: Daniel 12
Office Hymn: Creator of the Earth and Sky (Deus Creator)
Canticles: Hereford Service (Sanders) Second Lesson: Matthew 7, w 13-end
Anthem: Lord Let Me Know Mine End
(Maurice Green)
Hymn: How Shall I Sing Thy Majesty (Coe Fen)
Organ Voluntary: Final (Dupre) Organist and master of the choristers Dr Roy Massey.
Assistant organist Huw Williams. Repeated tomorrow lam


Unknown: Dr Roy Massey.
Organist: Huw Williams.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty . Steuart Bedford talks about his grandmother,
Lisa Lehmann , who composed nonsense songs and settings of Alice in Wonderland. Tonight's music includes works by Delius, Chopin played by Dinu Lipatti and, at 6.35, Haydn's Symphony No 101 in D (Clock).


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Lisa Lehmann
Played By: Dinu Lipatti

: Performance on 3

From the Royal Festival Hall, London, a gala concert given in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the presence of the Queen. The concert supports the Great
Ormond Street Children's Hospital and marks the Royal Academy of Music's 175th anniversary. Maxim Vengerov (violin),
Yuri Bashmet (viola), Lynne Dawson
(soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Gerald Finley (baritone), Royal Academy of Music Chorus and Sinfonia, conductor Colin Davis
Mozart Kyrie in D minor, K341;
Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364
8.10 The Unclouded Concerto
Sean Street introduces a choice of poems inspired by the music and life of Mozart, including short works by Thomas Hardy , Robert Graves and Wallace Stevens , plus
Alison Brackenbury 's longer work, 1829.
8.30 Mozart, compl Sussmayr Requiem in D minor, K626
* Brian Kay 's concert of the week: page 53


Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Violin: Yuri Bashmet
Viola: Lynne Dawson
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Tenor: Gerald Finley
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Mozart Kyrie
Introduces: Sean Street
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Robert Graves
Unknown: Wallace Stevens
Unknown: Alison Brackenbury
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Postscript

Friends Who Disagree
Five religious dialogues between representatives of the great world faiths, with Keith Ward , Regius professor of divinity at Oxford, in the chair. 3: God(s) or No God?
With director of studies at the Sharpham College for Buddhist
Studies and Contemporary Enquiry Stephen Batchelor and European communications director of the International Society for Krishna
Consciousness Shaunaka Rishi Das.


Unknown: Keith Ward
Unknown: Stephen Batchelor

: Ensemble

Penny Gore introduces a recital by the young Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto , winner of the 1995 International Sibelius Competition. With Raija Kerppo (piano).
Prokofiev Five Melodies, Op 35a Sibelius Romance. Op 78 No 2: Rondino, Op 81 No 2: Mazurka, Op 81 No 1
Ravel Violin Sonata Producer Nigel Wilkinson Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Introduces: Penny Gore
Violinist: Pekka Kuusisto
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: Night Waves

Israeli writer David Grossman has been acclaimed as one of the most subtle interpreters of Israel's fractured culture. His latest novel,
The Zig Zag Kid, tells the story of a writer kidnapped as a child by the most notorious outlaw in Israel.
Richard Coles talks to Grossman about the novel and the writer's role in modern Israel.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: David Grossman
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Composer of the Week: Vaughan Williams

With David Huckvale.
/ Got Me Rowers; Love Bade Me
Welcome (Mystical Songs)
Brian Rayner Cook (baritone), London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
On Wenlock Edge Richard Lewis (tenor), London Philharmonic. conductor Adrian Boult An Oxford Elegy
LPO, conductor Adrian Boult Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: David Huckvale.
Baritone: Brian Rayner Cook
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Jazz Notes

The first of two sets by the Annie Whitehead Band recorded at
Kingston upon Hull's 1997
International Jazz Festival. Annie
Whitehead (trombone), Jasper van't Hof (keyboards), Ian Maidman
(guitar). Steve Lamb (double bass/ guitar) and Liam Genockey (drums)


Guitar: Ian Maidman
Guitar: Steve Lamb
Guitar: Liam Genockey

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Prague Spring Festival Dmitri Berlinsky (violin), Josef Hala (piano), Prague CO Rossini Overture: Tancredi Mendelssohn Violin
Concerto in E minor Krejci Concert Overture Martinu La Jolla
2.30 Ales Kacjan (flute), Bojan Gorisek (piano) Jolivet Chant de Linos Dutilleux Sonatine Messiaen Le Merle Noir
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 Radio Showcase 4.05 Primary Geography
4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12
4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Violin: Dmitri Berlinsky
Violin: Josef Hala
Flute: Bojan Gorisek

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