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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including Franck's Symphonic Variations played by Jorge Bolet (piano) at 6.30; Schubert's
Quartetsatz in C minor performed by the Hagen Quartet at 7.20; and Chopin's Barcarolle played by pianist Maurizio Pollini at 8.00.


Played By: Jorge Bolet
Pianist: Maurizio Pollini

: Masterworks

With Penny Gore.
Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 1
Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.14 Berlioz La Mort d'Ophelie Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Cord Garben (piano)
9.23 Faure Barcarolles : in A minor,
Op 101; in A minor, Op 104 No 2; in G minor, Op 105; in E flat, Op 106; in C. Op 116
Kathryn Stott (piano)
9.45 Strauss Sextet (Capriccio) Members of the German Opera, director Christian Thielemann
9.57 Lutoslawski Variations on a Theme of Paganini Jacek and Maciej Lukaszczyk (pianos)
10.04 Smetana Sarka; From
Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Ma Vlast) Czech Philharmonic, conductor Rafael Kubelik


Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Faure Barcarolles
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Director: Christian Thielemann
Unknown: Paganini Jacek
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

: Proms Artist of theWeek

Barbara Bonney
Barbara Bonney is an acclaimed performer of Mozart and Strauss. Today, she talks to Joan Bakewell about the demands of singing roles such as Susanna in Mozart's The
Marriage of Figaro. She also explains why, after giving more than 250 performances as Sophie in Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier. she feels it is time to pass the role on to a new generation of singers.


Unknown: Barbara Bonney
Unknown: Barbara Bonney
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

With Donald Macleod.
3: In his time, da Ponte was a poet, gambler, librarian, bookseller, milliner, grocer and professor of languages - among other things. But his name is for ever associated with three Mozart masterpieces. Including: Mozart Finch ' Han dal Vino
(Don Giovanni )
Thomas Hampson (baritone),
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Mozart Ecco la Marcia (Wedding March) (The Marriage of Figaro) Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
Mozart Soave sia II Vento (Cosi Fan Tutte) Soloists, London Philharmonic, conductor Bernard Haitink
Plus excerpts from works by Sallerl, Soler and Dussek.


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Mozart Finch
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Mozart Soave
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Proms Composers of the Week: Eisler and Weill

With Stephen Johnson. Today,
Weill's neoclassical violin concerto,
Eisler's settings of playful satires by poet Christian Morgenstern , and a memorial tribute to Lenin.
Weill Concerto for Violin and Wind
Christian Tetzlaff (violin), members of the German Chamber Philharmonic
Eisler Palmstrom Junko Ohtsu-Bormann
(soprano), Orchestral Academy of the Berlin PO, conductor John Mauceri
Eisler Lenin Roswitha Trexler (soprano), Hermann Hahnel (baritone),
Leipzig Radio Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Adolph Fritz Guhl
Repeated next Wednesday 12 midnight See also 10pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Unknown: Christian Morgenstern
Conductor: John Mauceri
Baritone: Hermann Hahnel
Conductor: Adolph Fritz Guhl

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

The first in a series of concerts introduced by Chris Wines from the Adrian Boult Hall in the Birmingham Conservatoire. Ian Fountain (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in E minor, Op 90 Scriabin Sonata No 7 (White Mass) Beethoven Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 Wagner, transc Liszt Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde)


Introduced By: Chris Wines
Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Piano: Ian Fountain
Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: BBC Proms 98

Another chance to hear last Friday's Prom.
Maria Joao Pires (piano), Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
Wolfgang Rihm In-Schrift (first London performance)
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Brahms Symphony No 3 in F


Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Choral Festival

Recorded in the Priory Church.
Edington. Wiltshire, during the 1998 Festival of Music within the Liturgy. Motet: Videntes Stellam (Poulenc)
Hymn: As with Gladness Men of Old (Dix)
Reading: Journey of the Magi (TS Eliot) Chant: Omnes de Saba (mode 5) Nunc Dimittis (after Josquin)
Reading: A Song for Simeon (TS Eliot) Hymn: The Heavenly Child in Stature Grows (Tallis's Ordinal)
Crucifixus pro Nobis (Leighton)
Reading: Revelation 21, v22 - 22. v5 Chant: Introduxit Vos Dominus (mode 8) Reading: Dejection - an Ode (excerpt) (Samuel Taylor Coleridge )
Motet: Surrexit Pastor Bonus (Lheritier) Organ Voluntary: Lumen ad Relevationem (Dupre)
Conductors David Trendell , Jeremy Summerly and Andrew Carwood. Organist Robert Quinney.


Unknown: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Conductors: David Trendell
Conductors: Jeremy Summerly
Organist: Andrew Carwood.
Organist: Robert Quinney.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music by Rossini and Ravel, and, at about 5.30, a performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 (Turkish), played and directed by Augustin Dumay with the Camerata Academica Salzburg.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Directed By: Augustin Dumay

: BBC Proms 98

From the Royal Albert Hall , London. Webern's impressionistic sound picture of the summer wind ushers in the magically hushed opening of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 in G, which develops into a thrilling dialogue between piano and orchestra - one of the concertos closest to
Alfred Brendel 's heart. Then, the orchestra takes the lead in the distinctively colourful world of Prokofiev.
Alfred Brendel (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Manfred Honeck
Webern Im Sommerwind
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Manfred Honeck

: Alfred Brendel

Throughout his career in music, Alfred Brendel has pursued another artistic passion - his love of literature. Hermione Lee visits Brendel to discuss his varied reading and writing.
8.15 Prokofiev Symphony No 5 Repeated Tuesday 2pm


Music: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Hermione Lee

: Postscript

Role Play
3: Gwyneth Jones and Zoe Wanamaker talk about Electra. Repeat


Unknown: Gwyneth Jones
Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker

: Strauss: Serenade for

13 Wind Instruments
London Winds. director Michael Collins (clarinet)


Clarinet: Michael Collins

: BBC Proms 98

Celebrating the centenaries of German geniuses Bertolt
Brecht and Hanns Eisler and mixing in the Proms theme of music and politics, this late-night Prom blends cabaret and concert hall in an astringent and invigorating mix. Maria Friedman (singer),
BBC Singers. Matrix Ensemble, conductor Robert Ziegler
Eisler Little Symphony; Nann 's Song Weill Pirate Jenny
Eisler To a Portable Radio; Song of the Nazi Soldier's Wife
Eisler Bilder aus der Kriegsfibel: Madam Song
Weill Barbara Song
Eisler To Those Born Later 1 and 2 Weill Cannon Song
Eisler Suite No 2; Ballad of the Jewish Whore Marie Sanders
Waxman Alone in a Big City
MacKeben The Night Is Not Only for Sleeping


Unknown: Hanns Eisler
Singer: Maria Friedman
Conductor: Robert Ziegler
Song: Weill Pirate Jenny
Song: Weill Barbara Song
Unknown: Marie Sanders
Unknown: Waxman Alone

: Jazz Notes

For details see Monday 11.30pm

: Proms Composer of the Week: Sibelius

With David Byers.
Kullervo's Youth (Kullervo); Violin Concerto; Valse Triste , Op 44 No 1
Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: David Byers.
Unknown: Valse Triste

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Beethoven Violin Sonatas
Salvatore Accardo.
Michele Campanella (piano)
Violin Sonatas: in D, Op 12 No 1; in A, Op 12 No 2: in E flat. Op 12 No 3
2.00 Zvonimir Ciglic Concertino for Harp and Orchestra Mojza Zlobko, RTV Slovenian SO/Anton Nanut
2.10 Brahms Symphony No 3 in F Amsterdam PO/Kees Bakel
2.50 Sibelius Piano Sonatina No 1
Eero Heinonen
3.15 Pieter Hellendaal Sonata No 1 in G Jaap ter Linden (cello), Ton Koopman (harpsichord), Ageet Zweistra (continuo)
3.30 Shostakovich Cello Sonata
Desmond Hoebig (cello), Andrew Tunis (piano)
4.05 Zbinden Oboe Concerto
Bemhard Schenkel ,
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan
4.20 Dvorak Slavonic Dances James
Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton (pianos)
5.10 Tchaikovsky Suite: Swan Lake Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ondrej Lenard
5.45 JCF Bach Symphony in D minor Das Kleine Konzert


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Salvatore Accardo.
Piano: Michele Campanella
Unknown: Zvonimir Ciglic
Unknown: Eero Heinonen
Harpsichord: Ageet Zweistra
Cello: Desmond Hoebig
Piano: Andrew Tunis
Unknown: Bemhard Schenkel
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Conductor: Leslie Kinton
Conductor: Ondrej Lenard
Unknown: Das Kleine Konzert

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