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: On Air

Humphrey Carpenter brings a new look to Saturday mornings on Radio 3. Music includes:
Chopin Berceuse in D flat, Op 57 Murray Perahia (piano)
6.25 Dvorak Song to the Moon (Rusalka)
Lesley Garrett (soprano), Philharmonia/Greenwood
7.00 Bridge Morning Song Moray Welsh (cello),
Roger Vignoles (piano)
7.55 Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5 in G minor
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.45 Mozart Horn Concerto No 3 in Eflat,K447
Dennis Brain , Philharmonia, conductor Herbert von Karajan Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: Chopin Berceuse
Soprano: Lesley Garrett
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Dennis Brain
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Record Review

With Anthony Burton.
9.00 Building a Library
Patrick O'Connor compares the currently available recordings of Kurt Weill 's stage works. William Mival reviews new chamber releases, including recitals from the young horn-player David Pyatt , flautist
Emmanuel Pahud and cellist Julian
Lloyd Webber - Radio 3's current Artist of the Week - plus Brahms from the Florestan Trio and premiere recordings of Arnold Bax.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Beethoven Horn Sonata in F, Op 17 David Pyatt , Martin Jones (piano)
10.29 Bax Concerto for Flute, Oboe,
Harp and String Quartet
ASMF Chamber Ensemble
10.50 Delius Sonata in One Movement
Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Bengt Forsberg (piano)
11.05 Poulenc Flute Sonata
Emmanuel Pahud ,
Eric Le Sage (piano)
11.20 Brahms Piano Trio in B, Op 8 Florestan Trio
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Anthony Burton.
Unknown: Patrick O'Connor
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: William Mival
Horn-Player: David Pyatt
Unknown: Emmanuel Pahud
Unknown: Lloyd Webber
Unknown: David Pyatt
Piano: Martin Jones
Unknown: Delius Sonata
Cello: Julian Lloyd Webber
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Unknown: Emmanuel Pahud
Unknown: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is American writer Allan Gurganus , author of the best-selling epic novel about the American Civil War,
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, and, most recently, of a moving book based on his own experiences of the Aids pandemic in New York, Plays Well with Others. His musical choices range from
Bach and Chopin played by Gould and Pogorelich to the Durufle Requiem and Mahler's Kindertotenlieder.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Allan Gurganus
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Skampa Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in C, K157 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127
Repeated from Monday

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Kent County Youth Orchestra
The seventh of eight programmes showcasing some of the world's best young orchestras. John Shea introduces a concert by the Kent County Youth Orchestra, with contributions from players including the leader, 20-year-old
Dominic Griffiths , who faces the challenging role of Strauss's wife in his Hero's Life.
Conductor Stephen Barlow , Robert Cohen (cello)
Eigar Cello Concerto in E minor Strauss Ein Heldenleben
Producer David Gallagher


Introduces: John Shea
Unknown: Dominic Griffiths
Conductor: Stephen Barlow
Cello: Robert Cohen
Producer: David Gallagher

: Takacs Quartet

Chris Wines introduces the first of three concerts by the Takacs Quartet featuring music by Brahms, given at last year's Cheltenham Festival. Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Brahms String Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 51 No 1
Webern Six Bagatelles, Op 9
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34


Piano: Boris Berezovsky

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Preservation Hall

Concluding the series in which Michael Pointon considers the achievements of Preservation Hall in New Orleans, established in 1961 as a lifeline for traditional jazz and jazz musicians.
6: Sing On. As the second generation of New Orleans musicians dies out, the hall has to adjust.
Meanwhile, mass tourism is a threat, and R 'n' B and modern jazz flourish. But Preservation Hall goes on, passing the torch to younger musicians who uphold the tradition in their own way. Producer David Perry
Repeated Friday 11.30pm


Unknown: Michael Pointon
Producer: David Perry

: Todd Crow

Berlioz, transcr Liszt Symphonie Fantastique Repeat
See also Thursday 11am and 7.30pm

: Opera on 3

Uve from the Met: Stiffelio
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Placido Domingo takes the title role in one of Verdi's lesser-known operas. The plot centres around a Protestant pastor, his adulterous wife and his eventual forgiveness of her. Sung in Italian.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
8.25 Book of the Month
An extended review of one of the month's most interesting new publications. In The Deregulated Muse, poet Sean O'Brien surveys contemporary English and Irish poetry, including the quarrels, achievements and influences of figures such as Larkin and Hughes.
8.50 Act 2
9.20 The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert Jr puts the questions to Johanna Fiedler , Francis Rizzo and William Weaver.
9.45 Act 3
Jeremy Sams explores the history of priests in opera - using Stiffelio as his starting point - on Monday at 4pm


Unknown: Placido Domingo
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Sean O'Brien
Unknown: Johanna Fiedler
Unknown: Francis Rizzo
Unknown: William Weaver.
Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Stiffelio: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Una: Maria Guleghina (soprano)
Stankar: Vladimir Chernov (baritone)
Raffaele: Martin Thompson (tenor)
Jorg: Paul Pushka (bass)
Federico: Charles Anthony (tenor)
Dorotea: Sondra Radvanovsky (mezzo)

: Dionysus and the Mighty Mouse

As our private and public experiences and our work and entertainment are re-shaped by the internet and the remote control, Michael Kustow asks if live theatre will survive and what we would lose if it did not. In the digital age ahead, will Dionysus, god of theatre and wine, stand up to the mighty computer mouse?
In the first of five programmes, In
Our Nature?, he asks actors, writers and directors whether the instinct to make or enjoy theatre is rooted in our nature. With Peter Brook.
Alan Ayckbourn , Sir Peter Hall , Deborah Warner , Fiona Shaw ,
Simon McBurney , Mark Ravenhill and Robert Lepage.
Producer Ronit Knoble


Unknown: Michael Kustow
Unknown: Peter Brook.
Unknown: Alan Ayckbourn
Unknown: Sir Peter Hall
Unknown: Deborah Warner
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Simon McBurney
Unknown: Mark Ravenhill
Unknown: Robert Lepage.
Producer: Ronit Knoble

: Alchemy

Philip Pickett and members of the New London Consort perform early music of many styles.


Unknown: Philip Pickett

: Jazz on 3

In the first of a new weekly series, Jez Nelson introduces a concert and interview with drummer Max
Roach, and a feature on New York's
Small Club, which is at the forefront of new developments in jazz. In the first of a series of features called
Landmarks, writer Richard Williams pays tribute to the style and philosophy of Miles Davis , whose classic Milestones LP was recorded
40 years ago this weekend.
And jazz critic John Fordham and trumpeter Guy Barker review the week's new releases.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd


Introduces: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: John Fordham
Unknown: Guy Barker
Unknown: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
Mahler Symphony No 5
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
3.00 Schubert String Quartet No 15 in G, D887
Australia Ensemble
4.10 Alexine Louie Songs of Paradise Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra/Kazuhiro Koizumi
4.30 Mozart Piano Sonata in A, K331 Young-Lan Han
5.00 Glazunov Chant du Menestrel
Shauna Rolston (cello), Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bemardi
5.05 Anon Sommer und Winter;
Maienzeit; Volez Voz que Je Voz Chante?; Owe
Summerzit Les Menestruels
5.15 Vierne Piano Quintet in C minor, Op 42
Montreal Chamber Group


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Young-Lan Han
Cello: Shauna Rolston
Conductor: Mario Bemardi
Conductor: Anon Sommer
Unknown: Volez Voz
Unknown: Je Voz
Unknown: Summerzit Les Menestruels

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