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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news. including a review of Sur Incises, the new work by Pierre Boulez which was premiered last night at the Edinburgh Festival. Music includes Schumann's
Kinderscenen performed by Martha Argerich (piano) at 6.10; Kodaly's
Dances of Galanta performed by the London Philharmonic, conductor
Georg Solti , at 7.15; and Bernard Herrmann 's Prelude to Alfred
Hitchcock's film Vertigo played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen , at 8.00.


Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Bernard Herrmann
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Masterworks

With Penny Gore, featuring Faure piano music and vintage performances by conductor Rafael Kubelik.
Bizet L 'Arlesienne (Suite No 1) Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
9.19 Faure Theme and Variations in C sharp minor, Op 73
Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)
9.36 Berlioz Le Montagnard Exile Frangoise Pollet (soprano),
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Christine Muhlbach (harp)
9.44 Smetana Vysehrad; Vltava (Ma Vlast) Czech Philharmonic, conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.12 Telemann Oboe Concerto in D minor Paul Goodwin , King's Consort, director Robert King
10.21 Boyce Symphony in C, Op 2 No 3 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock Producer Tony Cheevers


Conductor: Rafael Kubelik.
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Piano: Jean-Philippe Collard
Soprano: Frangoise Pollet
Soprano: Anne Sofie von Otter
Harp: Christine Muhlbach
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Unknown: Paul Goodwin
Director: Robert King
Director: Boyce Symphony
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Proms Artist of theWeek

Barbara Bonney
Joan Bakewell talks to soprano
Barbara Bonney. Today, Bonney talks about her American childhood and her arrival in Salzburg on a study exchange programme. With music by Wolf, Schumann, Mozart,
Humperdinck and Beethoven. Producer Johannah Smith


Unknown: Barbara Bonney
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Soprano: Barbara Bonney.
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Sound Stories

With Donald Macleod.
1: Charles Jennens was immortalised through his work on Handel's Messiah. Music includes:
Handel Messiah (excerpts)
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral. Oxford.
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood Handel Saul (excerpts)
Soloists, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Concentus Musicus , conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Handel Israel in Egypt (excerpts)
Monteverdi Choir.
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Charles Jennens
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Handel Saul
Conductor: Vienna Concentus Musicus
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Proms Composers of the Week: Hanns Eisler and Kurt Weill

With Stephen Johnson. Both Eisler (1898-1962) and Weill (1900-50) were left-wing sympathisers, both collaborated with playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht, and both composers were forced to flee Berlin when the Nazis came to power.
Weill Speak Low (One Touch of Venus) Ute Lemper (singer),
RIAS Berlin Chamber Ensemble, conductor John Mauceri
Eisler Die Mutter (excerpts) Ernst Busch (singer), Berlin
Ensemble Choir and Orchestra, conductor Adolph Fritz Guhl
Weill The Threepenny Opera (excerpts)
RIAS Chamber Choir and Orchestra, conductor John Mauceri
Eisler Chamber Symphony
German SO, conductor Hans Zimmer
Producer John Thornley
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight


Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Unknown: Weill Speak Low
Conductor: John Mauceri
Conductor: Adolph Fritz Guhl
Conductor: John Mauceri
Conductor: Hans Zimmer
Producer: John Thornley
Street singer: Rolf Boysen
Macheattl: Rene Kollo
Polly: Ute Lemper
Tiger-Brown: Wolfgang Reichmann

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

Proms Chamber Music 98
From the Victoria and Albert
Museum, London.
1848! A bank holiday entertainment in words and music inspired by the year of revolutions when Berlioz began his Memoires and Duparc was born. Louise Winter (mezzo), Clifford Benson (piano), Samuel West (speaker)


Piano: Clifford Benson
Piano: Samuel West

: Dancing Masters

Jean-Marie Leclair Flute Concerto in D
Jean-Pierre Rampal , Paillard CO
John Playfbrd Greenwood ; Heart's Ease Broadside Band, director Jeremy Barlow


Flute: Jean-Marie Leclair
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Unknown: John Playfbrd Greenwood
Director: Jeremy Barlow

: BBC Proms 98

From the Albert Hall ,
London. Four Parisian taxi horns in Gershwin's ballet herald a popular family concert for Bank
Holiday Monday, with musical hijinks directed and presented by Ronald Corp . Steven Osborne (piano), Christopher Maltman (baritone), New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
Gershwin Overture: Girl Crazy Prokofiev Cinderella (excerpts) Rodgers Cinderella Waltz
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
3.25 Outdoor Pursuits
David Huckvale packs his picnic basket and sets out to explore one of the great pleasures of the British summer - the open-air concert.
3.45 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon
Copland Old American Songs
Gershwin An American in Paris


Unknown: Albert Hall
Presented By: Ronald Corp
Piano: Steven Osborne
Piano: Christopher Maltman
Conductor: Ronald Corp
Unknown: David Huckvale

: Music Machine

In Conversation with ... Douglas Adams. This week, Tommy Pearson talks to four celebrities about an album important to them. Today, he discusses the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with Douglas Adams. Repeat


Unknown: Douglas Adams.
Talks: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Douglas Adams.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. As the D'Oyly
Carte Opera Company brings a new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's
Mikado to the South Bank in London, Sean Rafferty finds out what it is about this opera that makes it such an enduring success. Music includes works by Bach and Brahms, and, at about 5.30, Jean-Bernard Pommier performing the Piano Concerto by Poulenc with the City of London
Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox. Producer Helen Garrison


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Jean-Bernard Pommier
Conductor: Richard Hickox.
Producer: Helen Garrison

: BBC Proms 98

I The Los Angeles Philharmonic comes to town with an acrobatic, rhythmically bustling new work by its music director Esa-Pekka Salonen. More brilliant American rhythms are present in Copland's punchy score, plus the ultimate virtuoso showcase for this dynamic orchestra -
Stravinsky's scintillating ballet. Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Copland El Salon Mexico Salonen LA Variations (first UK performance)
8.35 The Conductor Talks
Anthony Burton talks to Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen.
8.55 Stravinsky The Firebird (1910) Repeated Thursday 2pm


Director: Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Talks: Anthony Burton
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen.

: Postscript

Role Play
Five conversations in which Michael Billington talks to actors and singers about their experiences of playing the same character in theatrical and operatic productions.
1: Joan Rodgers and Andrea Gascoigne talk about playing the governess in Henry James 's The Turn of the Screw. Repeat


Talks: Michael Billington
Unknown: Joan Rodgers
Unknown: Andrea Gascoigne
Unknown: Henry James

: Phantasm

Sainte-Colombe Les Regrets
Marais Chaconne; Le Tombeau de M Meliton (Pieces de Viole)
Forqueray La Leclair; La Buisson (Pieces de Viole)
Marais Suite in D (Pieces de Viole) See also tomorrow at 9.35pm Repeat


Unknown: Sainte-Colombe Les

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton presents a week of music from the Cotton Club at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival. Producer Terry Carter
E-MAIL: jazz.notes@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Terry Carter

: Ulster Orchestra

Conductor Charles Hazlewood ,
Madeleine Mitchell (violin)
James Clarke Pascal , Pensee 206
Piers Hellawell Quadruple Elegy Henze Symphony No 1


Conductor: Charles Hazlewood
Violin: Madeleine Mitchell
Violin: James Clarke Pascal

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Piotr Plawner (violin), Bruno Canino (piano)
Schubert Rondo Brillant in B minor
Szymanowski Violin Sonata in D minor Schubert Violin Sonata in A, D574 Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108
2.25 Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor Saarbrucken RSO, conductor Hiroshi Wakasugi
3.30 Naumann Harpsichord Concerto Gerald Hambitzer , Concerto Koln
3.45 Schubert Piano Quintet in A,
D667 (Trout) Viktor Simcisko (violin), Milan Telecky (viola), Juraj Alexander (cello), Juraj Schoffer (double bass), Helena Gafforova (piano)
4.40 Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 Peter Hanzel ,
Bratislava RSO/Ondrej Lenard
5.05 Maurice Dela Sonatina Peter
Oundjian (violin), William Tritt (piano)
5.30 Andrea Gabriell Ricercar del
Primo Tono alia Quarta Alta Stefano Innocenti (organ)
5.40 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049
Estonian RCO/Paul Magi


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Violin: Piotr Plawner
Piano: Bruno Canino
Piano: Schubert Rondo Brillant
Conductor: Hiroshi Wakasugi
Unknown: Gerald Hambitzer
Violin: Viktor SimcIsko
Viola: Juraj Alexander
Cello: Juraj Schoffer
Piano: Helena Gafforova
Unknown: Peter Hanzel
Violin: William Tritt
Unknown: Primo Tono
Unknown: Quarta Alta
Unknown: Stefano Innocenti
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg

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