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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor , including
Wagner Parsifal (Prelude; close of Act 3) New Queen's Hall Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
6.20 Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV903 Angela Hewitt (piano)
7.04 Purcell Sound the Trumpet (Come Ye Sons of Art)
Michael Chance and James Bowman
(countertenors), the King's Consort, director Robert King
7.32 Brahms Academic Festival
Overture New York Philharmonic, conductor Kurt Masur
8.05 Puccini 0 Mio Babbino Caro
(Gianni Schicchi ) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), London Philharmonic, conductor John Pritchard
8.40 Sibelius Tapiola Helsinki Philharmonic, conductor Leif Segerstam


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Unknown: Michael Chance
Unknown: James Bowman
Director: Robert King
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Mio Babbino Caro
Unknown: Gianni Schicchi
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: John Pritchard
Conductor: Leif Segerstam

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Weber Overture: The Ruler of the Spirits Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
9.06 Bruch Scottish Fantasy Itzhak Perlman (violin), Israel Philharmonic, conductor Zubin Mehta
9.38 John Bull Queen Elizabeth's Chromatic Pavan and Galliard
Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)
9.49 Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3) Heather Harper (soprano),
LSO, conductor Andre Previn


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Harpsichord: Bob van Asperen
Harpsichord: Vaughan Williams
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Artist of the Week

Jack Brymer
Jack Brymer spent a lot of time playing in orchestras, but occasionally he took centre stage, and today he reveals to Joan Bakewell the particular joys of performing the Mozart Clarinet Concerto.


Unknown: Jack Brymer
Unknown: Jack Brymer
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

With Richard Baker. The Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein is surely one of the most glamorous and opulent concert halls ever built. It is known to millions as the venue for the annual New Year's Day concert which is broadcast live on TV every year. The ornate concert hall is turned into a ballroom and features music by the Strauss family. Home to the great Vienna Philharmonic since 1870, its perfect acoustics have attracted the biggest names in music. Richard Baker remembers some of the greatest artists to have made music in the Golden Hall.


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Music: Richard Baker

: Composers of the Week: LesSix

With Roger Nichols.
Poulenc L'Offrenade; La Belle Jeunesse; Serenade
(Chansons Gaillardes)
Pierre Bernac (baritone), The Composer (piano)
Tailleferre Concertino for Harp and Orchestra Gillian Benet (harp), Women's Philharmonic/JoAnn Falletta Honegger Vocalise-Etude Brigitte Balleys (contralto), Billy Eidi (piano)
Auric Piano Sonata in F
Marie-Catherine Girod (piano) Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Roger Nichols.
Baritone: Pierre Bernac
Harp: Gillian Benet

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Adrian Boult Hall ,
Birmingham, the fourth of six concerts of the music of Shostakovich and Tippett, introduced by Chris Wines. The Lindsays
Shostakovich String Quartet No 7, Op 108
Tippett String Quartet No 3


Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Introduced By: Chris Wines.

: Midweek Choice: (0171) [number removed]

Susan Sharpe presents listeners' requests.
Producer Brian Jackson Discs
ADDRESS: 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 the Chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford.
Introit: A Song of the Knowledge of Wisdom (Grayston Ives ) Responses (Ives)
Psalm 66 and 67 (Crotch, Walmisley) First Lesson: Wisdom 7, w7-22 Office Hymn: 0 Trinity of Blessed Light (mode viii)
Canticles: The Second Service
Second Lesson: Matthew 22, w34-23, wl2
Anthem: Festival Te Deum (Britten) Hymn: 0 Praise Ye The Lord (Laudate Dominum)
Organ Voluntary: Thema met Variates (Andriessen)
Informator choristarum
Grayston Ives. Organ scholar Nicholas Shaw.


Unknown: Grayston Ives
Unknown: Grayston Ives.
Unknown: Nicholas Shaw.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces famous performances by Julius Katchen and Adrian Boult. Works include piano music by Brahms and orchestral music by Elgar, including a performance of his Introduction and Allegro at 5.30. Sean Rafferty also looks forward to the premiere of The Secret Garden by Michael Barkeley.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Julius Katchen
Unknown: Adrian Boult.
Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Garden By: Michael Barkeley.

: Rush Hour Concert

Voices at the Wigmore Hall lain Burnside presents the last of eight vocal recitals from London's Wigmore Hall. Soprano Katarina Karneus is accompanied by Roger Vignoles (piano).
Verdi Non T'Accostare All'Urna; Stornello; Perduta ho la Pace
Resplghi Nebbie; Stomellatrice
Rangstrom The Dark Flower; Prayer to the Night; The Wind and the Tree; The Tree That Dies; The Farewell
Mahler Ich AtmeV einen Linden Duft ;
Liebst du urn Schonheit; Blicke Mir Nicht in der Lieder; Ich Bin der Welt Abhanden Gekommen
Falla Three Melodies


Soprano: Katarina Karneus
Accompanied By: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Linden Duft
Unknown: Ich Bin

: Cocktails

The last of eight programmes of pre-war recordings by London dance bands. I'm Old-Fashioned. With the orchestras of Geraldo, Roy Fox ,
Sidney Lipton , Monia Liter and Jack Payne , and with songs from
Noel Coward , Mary Peters , Al Bowlly and Cyril Grantham. Repeat


Unknown: Roy Fox
Unknown: Sidney Lipton
Unknown: Monia Liter
Unknown: Jack Payne
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Mary Peters
Unknown: Al Bowlly
Unknown: Cyril Grantham.

: Performance on 3

One of the highlights of the 1997 Edinburgh International Festival was the visit to the Usher Hall of the NDR Symphony Orchestra and their 85-year-old conductor, Gunter Wand. Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor


Conductor: Gunter Wand.

: Postscript

Chapters of Madness
Juliet Mitchell is joined by psychoanalyst Helen Taylor Robinson and journalist Vitali Vitaliev as they look at Mr Verloc - Joseph Conrad 's creation in The Secret Agent.


Unknown: Juliet Mitchell
Unknown: Helen Taylor Robinson
Unknown: Vitali Vitaliev
Unknown: Joseph Conrad

: Haydn and Bartok

The tenth programme in a 14-part series of piano music. Olga Dudnik
Haydn Piano Sonatas: in A flat, Hob XVI 43; in D, Hob XVI 42
Bartok Three Studies, Op 18 Next programme 14 February


Music: Olga Dudnik

: Brazilian Impressions

Milhaud Saudades do Brasil Concert
Arts Orchestra/the Composer


Unknown: Milhaud Saudades

: Ensemble

Penny Gore introduces a recital by the Gould Trio.
Beethoven Allegretto in B flat, WoO 39
Ravel Piano Trio
Producer Nigel Wilkinson Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Introduces: Penny Gore
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: Night Waves

An ambitious new visual arts centre in Inverness has been built in the shell of a Victorian hall. Laura
Cumming explores its relationship with the surrounding country and culture. And there is first-night news from the concert hall as Michael Berkeley 's new work The Secret Garden receives its premiere this evening. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Composers of the Week: Mozart and the English Mozarts

3: Shakespeare Now Demands Thy Lays. With Roderick Swanston.
Mozart Lucio Silla (Act 1, excerpt) Bishop 0 Happy Fair!; By the Simplicity of Venus' Doves
Unley A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare (Part 2)
Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: Roderick Swanston.
Unknown: Mozart Lucio Silla

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather presents the Peter King Quintet in concert, featuring Gerard Presencer.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Gerard Presencer.

: Through the Night

With Penny Gore.
1.00 Archives From Danish radio
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Danish RSO/Raphael Kubelik
2.50 Ruth Henderson Watson Missa
Brevis Elmer Iseler Singers/lseler
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 Let's Move Special EAL Edition 4.20
Scottish Resources 4.40 Talking Points: Scottish Resources for RE
5.00 Sequence Music by Ahle and Morawetz, and Nielsen Andante Lamentoso Danish Radio SO/
Raphael Kubelik 5.20 Schumann Carnaval. Op 9 Rem Urasm (piano)

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