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With Petroc Trelawny. Music includes at 6.05 Schumann's Introduction and Allegro Appassionata played by pianist Michel Dalberto with the Vienna SO, at 7.05 Monteverdi's
Laudate Dominus with the Taverner
Choir and soloists, and Copland's El Salon Mexico at 8.50, performed by the New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein.


Pianist: Michel Dalberto
Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Stenhammar Overture: Excelsior!
Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.13 Bach Flute Sonata in B minor,
BWV1030 Barthold Kuijken (flute), Wieland Kuijken (cello),
Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
9.32 Vivaldi Introduzione al Gloria,
RV639; Gloria, RV588
Margaret Marshall , Felicity Lott
(sopranos), Linda Finnie (contralto), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), John Alldis Choir , English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Vittorio Negri
10.07 Poulenc Aubade
The Composer (piano), Walther Staram Concerts Orchestra, conductor Walther Staram


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Cello: Wieland Kuijken
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Unknown: Margaret Marshall
Sopranos: Felicity Lott
Sopranos: Linda Finnie
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Tenor: John Alldis Choir
Conductor: Vittorio Negri
Piano: Walther Staram
Conductor: Walther Staram

: Artist of the Week

John Ull
John Lill rose to international prominence when he won the Moscow International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1970, although he almost did not bother to enter at all.
Today he talks to Joan Bakewell about his experiences in Russia and the significance of the win. Having been a member of several competition juries since, he also discusses the relevance of competitions in music.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Operatic Heroines
Tosca. The suicide of Floria Tosca has to be one of the most spectacular and melodramatic in all opera. After a night where she has seen her lover tortured and killed and has murdered the man who would rape her, she throws herself off the castle battlements. Not everyone liked Victorien Sardou 's play La Tosca when it was first performed in 1887, but the composer Giacomo Puccini - who saw it in 1889 - knew immediately it was the subject he had been looking for. He turned Tosca from the simple girl of Sardou's original into an actress, singer and thoroughly professional woman of the theatre.


Unknown: Floria Tosca
Unknown: Victorien Sardou

: Composer of the Week:Borodin

With Stephen Johnson. Overture:
Prince Igor Kirov Orchestra/Valery Gergiev String Quartet No 2 in D Borodin Quartet
Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight


Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Unknown: Prince Igor Kirov

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

Mozart in Paris
The fourth concert in the French
Connections series from St George 's, Brandon Hill , Bristol. This concert explores Mozart's connection with Paris. Hiro Kurosaki (violin),
Linda Nicholson (fortepiano) Schobert Sonata in D minor
Mozart Sonata in E minor, K304
Balbastre Marseillaise
Mozart Sonata in D, K306


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Violin: Paris. Hiro Kurosaki
Violin: Linda Nicholson
Unknown: Schobert Sonata
Unknown: Mozart Sonata
Unknown: Balbastre Marseillaise
Unknown: Mozart Sonata

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductors Osmo Vanska and Niklas
Willen, Anthony Marwood (violin) Elgar Wand of Youth Suite No 2 Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor Kodaly Dances of Galanta


Violin: Anthony Marwood

: Voices

Sensation lain Burnside comes to his senses, visiting all five in turn, in a zany mix of songs of all styles and ages. Repeated from yesterday 10pm

: Music Machine

Music and Children
Verity Sharp talks to young violinist
Julian Rachlin about the pressures of growing up as a child prodigy.


Talks: Verity Sharp
Violinist: Julian Rachlin

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to pianist Leslie Howard , who celebrates his 50th birthday with a recital at the Wigmore Hall in London tomorrow. He plays works by Sibelius and Uszt live in the studio. The programme also includes music by Gershwin and Mozart, and - at about 6.40 - Poulenc's Cello
Sonata. Plus arts news at 7.00.


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Pianist: Leslie Howard

: Performance on 3

The third of four recitals given at the Turner Sims
Concert Hall, Southampton, introduced by Paul Guinery.
Boris Berezovsky (piano), Hamish Milne (piano), Emily Beynon (flute), Claire Opert (cello)
Rachmaninov Fantaisie-Tableaux
(Suite No 1)
Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D minor, Op 40
8.30 Longer Contemporary Poems
Denys Hawthorne reads Easter 1916 and The Tower by WB Yeats.
8.50 Prokofiev Rute Sonata in D,
Op 94
Rachmaninov Suite No 2, Op 17


Introduced By: Paul Guinery.
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Hamish Milne
Piano: Emily Beynon
Cello: Claire Opert
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne

: Postscript

First and Last Words
Goodbye Cruel World. Michael Schmidt introduces poems of farewell, the poet's swansong - the scaffold awaiting, the plague threatening, old age chilling the toes and feet - including poems by Ralegh, Nashe, Donne and Herbert. Readers are
Melissa Sinden and Russell Dixon.


Introduces: Michael Schmidt
Unknown: Melissa Sinden
Unknown: Russell Dixon.

: ISCM New Music 98

Le Marteau sans Maitre
Chris de Souza presents a performance given last Friday at the Royal Northern College of Music, of Pierre Boulez 's celebrated work from
1954. Premiered at the ISCM
Festival, Le Marteau sans Maitre intersperses settings of the surrealist poet Rene Char with instrumental commentaries. This performance features mezzo
Sally Bruce Payne. The ensemble Psappha is conducted by John Carewe.


Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Rene Char
Unknown: Sally Bruce Payne.
Conducted By: John Carewe.

: Night Waves

Peter Matthiessen - naturalist. explorer and one of America's most distinguished writers - was a co-founder of the influential Paris
Review, and his books include a best-selling account of a mystical trek across Tibet, The Snow Leopard. He talks to Richard Coles about his new novel, Lost Man's River, which tackles two of the fundamental themes of American history - the entrepreneurship of the frontier, and racism. Plus first-night news from the opening of Show Boat, directed by Hal Prince.
Producer Rebecca Stratford


Unknown: Peter Matthiessen
Unknown: Richard Coles
Directed By: Hal Prince.
Producer: Rebecca Stratford

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. From this year's Cheltenham International Jazz Festival, the first of two concerts from Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames.
Georgie Fame (Hammond organ),
Guy Barker (trumpet), Alan Skidmore (tenor sax), Anthony Kerr (vibes), Tristan Powell (electric guitar), Geoff Gascoyne (double bass), James Powell (drums).


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Guy Barker
Tenor: Alan Skidmore
Unknown: Anthony Kerr
Unknown: Tristan Powell
Guitar: Geoff Gascoyne
Bass: James Powell

: Composer of the Week:Scriabin

With Jonathan Swain.
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Piano Sonata No 4, Op 30 Vladimir Ashkenazy Symphony No 2
Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Repeated from last Tuesday


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Choral Concert Danish
National Radio Choir, conductor
Jesper Grove Jorgensen
Bruckner Vexilla Regis ; Os Justi: Virga Jesse Messiaen 0 Sacrum Convivum Bruckner Locus Iste:
Christus Factus Est Gorecki
2.10 Bruckner Symphony No '0' in D minor
Warsaw National Philharmonic, conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50
Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News Topical Roundup
4.30 Frumerie Pastoral Suite
Kathleen Rudolph (flute), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
4.45 Karl Doppler Souvenir de Prague Matej Zupan,
Karolina Santl-Zupan (flutes), Dijana Tanovic (piano)
5.00 Johann Strauss (son)
Schatzwaltzer (Treasure Waltz) Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jan Stulen
5.25 Brahms Alto Rhapsody Bernadette Cullen (contralto),
Intervarsity Festival Male Choir,
West Australia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Albert Rosen
5.45 Eigar Serenade for Strings in E minor Seoul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Yongyun Kim


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Jesper Grove Jorgensen
Conductor: Bruckner Vexilla Regis
Conductor: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Flute: Kathleen Rudolph
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Flutes: Karolina Santl-Zupan
Piano: Dijana Tanovic
Piano: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Jan Stulen
Contralto: Bernadette Cullen
Conductor: Albert Rosen
Conductor: Yongyun Kim

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