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: On Air

With Stephanie Hughes , including Mozart Piano Sonata in F, K332 Andrei Gavrilov
6.45 Nielsen Overture: Helios
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
7.04 Rossini Overture: The Silken
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.49 Telemann Concerto in D for
Three Trumpets
Hakan Hardenberger ,
Michael Laird and William Houghton , Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director lona Brown
8.05 Faure Après un Rêve Stephen Isserlis (cello), Pascal Devoyon (piano)
8.44 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Andrei Gavrilov
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Unknown: Michael Laird
Unknown: William Houghton
Unknown: St Martin
Director: Lona Brown
Cello: Stephen Isserlis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection

Peter Hobday begins a survey of Schumann chamber music.
Haydn Symphony No 1 in D Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
9.14 Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op 41 No 1 Melos Quartet
9.30 Faure L'Horizon Chimérique Gerard Souzay (baritone),
Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
9.38 Strauss Der Rosenkavalier
(Acts 1 and 2, waltz selection) Bavarian State Orchestra, conductor Joseph Keilberth Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Piano: Jacqueline Bonneau
Conductor: Joseph Keilberth
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Musical Encounters

With Chris Wines.
Purcell, arr Tippett Music for a While; Sweeter Than Roses
Martyn Hill (tenor), Andrew Ball (piano)
10.09 Artist of the Week:
Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52
10.14 Mendelssohn String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 13 Vogler Quartet
10.44 Purcell Raise the Voice (Ode to St Cecilia's Day)
Monika Frimmer (soprano), Paul Agnew (tenor),
Julian Clarkson (bass), Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment, conductor Gustav Leonhardt
10.59 Chopin Polonaise in E flat minor, Op 26 No 2
Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
11.11 Tippett Boyhood's End
Martyn Hill (tenor), Andrew Ball (piano)
11.35 Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58 Garrick Ohlsson
Producer Chris Wines


Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Andrew Ball
Piano: Garrick Ohlsson
Soprano: Monika Frimmer
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Bass: Julian Clarkson
Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Andrew Ball

: Composer of the Week: Cole Porter

Paul Guinery explores the wit and sophistication of one of this century's most enduring songwriters, a fully trained musician whose ability to match his own words to equally memorable music yielded a vintage harvest.
1: Let's Do It. With recordings of the period, Paul Guinery tells the story of Porter in the 1920s - the "rich boy made good" whose songs took a while to find their niche on Broadway, but who by the end of the decade was the toast of the town.
Discs Producer Vicky Whitaker
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm * See Brian Kay : page 52


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Paul Guinery
Producer: Vicky Whitaker
Unknown: Brian Kay

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From St John's, Smith
Square, London.
Barry Douglas (piano), Michael Collins (clarinet), Timothy Lines
(E flat clarinet), Michael Harris (bass clarinet), David Alberman (violin),
Levine Andrade (viola), Paul Watkins (cello), conductor Lionel Friend Zemlinsky Clarinet Trio, Op 3 Schoenberg Suite, Op 29 Repeated Saturday lpm


Piano: Barry Douglas
Piano: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Timothy Lines
Clarinet: Michael Harris
Clarinet: David Alberman
Viola: Levine Andrade
Viola: Paul Watkins
Conductor: Lionel Friend

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Martyn Brabbins , Lynda Russell (soprano) Moeran Sinfonietta
Britten Les Illuminations
Mahler Symphony No 4


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Soprano: Lynda Russell

: Music Matters Public Forum

Does Opera Have a Future?
Is the writing on the wall for opera? Ivan Hewett chairs a public debate from West Road Concert Hall,
Cambridge, on the future of opera and music theatre. With panellists Keith Cooper , Director of Sales and Broadcasting, Royal Opera House; Phyllida Lloyd , opera and theatre director; Ruth Mackenzie , General
Director, Scottish Opera; Michael McCarthy , Artistic Director, Music Theatre Wales; and Tom Sutcliffe , opera critic and author.
Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Keith Cooper
Unknown: Phyllida Lloyd
Director: Ruth MacKenzie
Artistic: Michael McCarthy
Artistic: Tom Sutcliffe

: Music Machine

How Do Composers Make Money? Verity Sharp takes a look at how composers are commissioned to write music and finds out how it works if you are a composer-in-residence with an ensemble or orchestra.
Producer Christina Pritchard
E-MAIL: musicmachine@bbc.co.uk


Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Music, news and features, presented by Sean Rafferty. Tonight's guests are the marimba-playing Safri duo, who are about to tour Britain. Music includes
Delibes and Thomas Tallis and, at
6.30, Britten's choral variations on old carols, A Boy Was Born. Producer Helen Garrison


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.
Presented By: Thomas Tallis
Producer: Helen Garrison

: Performance on 3

Prokofiev Festival
The second of three concerts, given on Sunday in the Royal
Festival Hall, London, is introduced by Humphrey Carpenter.
Nikolai Demidenko (piano), London Philharmonic, conductor Alexander Lazarev
Prokofiev Andante , Op 29a (arr from Piano Sonata No 4) Piano Concerto No 5
Suite: Summer Night
Symphony No 3 (The Fiery Angel)


Introduced By: Humphrey Carpenter.
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Conductor: Prokofiev Andante

: Postscript Ashes and Phoenixes

In the aftermath of the Second World
War, Germany faced economic, architectural and cultural devastation, but within weeks of the end of the war, the beginnings of an extraordinary cultural renaissance emerged. The role of music was crucial. In four programmes this week, Stephen Johnson visits
Germany 50 years on to investigate the forces that were at work in the country at this remarkable time. Producer Lyndon Jenkins


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Producer: Lyndon Jenkins

: Schubert

Violin Sonata in A minor, D385
Mayumi Seiler , Caroline Palmer (piano)


Unknown: Mayumi Seiler
Piano: Caroline Palmer

: Voices

Get Me to the Church on Time lain Burnside dons top hat and morning coat as he unearths a selection of songs with a matrimonial theme.
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Composer of the Week Jules Massenet

1: In Thrall to Eros. Although he wrote a wide range of works for the theatre, from light comedies and fairy-tale fantasies to orthodox grand opera, Massenet's main appeal lies in his skill at using music to depict erotic obsession: give him a doomed relationship or a nasty case of sexual dependency, and he was away. Today's programme concentrates on two of his best-known and most popular operas -
Manon and Werther- and also takes a nervous sideways look at La
Navarraise. Presented by Rodney Milnes. Discs
Repeated from last Monday


Presented By: Rodney Milnes.

: Jazz Notes

A repeat outing for one of the year's most popular studio sets, by Cuff Billett's New Europa Jazz Band. Revised repeat

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schubert Songs Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Dietrich Henschel
(baritone), Ulrich Eisenlohr (piano)
Ellens Gesang II (lager, Ruhe von der Jagd): Normans Gesang: Ellens Gesang III (Ave Maria); Lied des
Gefangenen lagers: Romanze des Richard Lowenherz
1.30 Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pavel Kogan , Laura de Fusco (piano)
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet: Suites 1 and 2 (excerpts)
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree
3.45 Radio Showcase 3.50 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Together Stories
4.15 Music for Dance 4.30 Hopscotch
4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Ruth Ziesak
Soprano: Dietrich Henschel
Baritone: Ulrich Eisenlohr
Unknown: Richard Lowenherz
Conductor: Pavel Kogan
Piano: Laura de Fusco

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