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: On Air

Stephanie Hughes presents arts news and music, including Purcell's ode to Queen Mary II , Welcome,
Welcome Glorious Mom, performed by Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor) and the King's Consort at 6.00; Ravel's Alborada del Gracioso performed by the percussion duo Safri at 7.15; and Rossini's Overture: II
Signor Bruschino performed by the London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington , after 8.00.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Queen Mary Ii
Unknown: Alborada Del Gracioso
Unknown: Signor Bruschino
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday , featuring piano music by Liszt and vintage performances from pianist Jorge Bolet. Shostakovich Festive Overture
Boston Pops Orchestra, conductor John Williams
9.07 Liszt Three Concert Studies,
S144 Claudio Arrau (piano)
9.30 Mozart Rute Concerto in 0, K314
Frans Vester , Amsterdam Mozart
Ensemble, conductor Frans Bruggen
9.52 Vaughan Williams Death of Tintagiles London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
10.07 Franck Prelude , Chorale and Fugue Jorge Bolet (piano)


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Pianist: Jorge Bolet.
Conductor: John Williams
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Piano: Mozart Rute
Unknown: Frans Vester
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Franck Prelude
Piano: Jorge Bolet

: Artist of the Week

Brigitte Fassbaender
German mezzo Brigitte Fassbaender talks to Joan Bakewell about her upbringing and how she had to send a tape of herself singing as a child to her father - a well-known singer - to seek advice. Music includes operatic arias by Verdi, Mozart and Saint-Saens and songs by Schubert and Liszt.


Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

With Peggy Reynolds.
1: Erik Satle presented himself as a quirky, anti-establishment joker, but, in time, his musical eccentricities came to assume a historical importance at odds with the inconsequential nature of his music. Including:
Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso, Op 14 Cristina Ortiz (piano)
Satie Trois Gnossiennes New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le Toit Ulster
Orchestra, conductor yan Pascal Torteiier Satie, orch Debussy Gymnopedies New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp Producer Tony Sellors


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Erik Satle
Piano: Cristina Ortiz
Conductor: Ronald Corp
Conductor: Yan Pascal Torteiier
Conductor: Ronald Corp
Producer: Tony Sellors

: Composer of the Week Constant Lambert

Constant Lambert was one of the most prodigiously gifted composers of the 20th century, but now most people remember him for The Rio Grande. Piers Burton-Page traces Lambert's development from his student days to his death in 1951, focusing on his works for the ballet. 1: The Brilliant Student
Prize Fight BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Overture for Two Pianos
Peter Lawson and Alan McLean
Piano Concerto (1924) David Owen Norris, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Mr Bear Squash-You -AII-Flat
Nigel Hawthorne (narrator),
Nash Ensemble , conductorLionel Friend Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight


Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Pianos: Peter Lawson
Pianos: Alan McLean
Unknown: David Owen
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Mr Bear Squash-You
Narrator: Nigel Hawthorne
Narrator: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Lionel Friend
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Introduced by Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Barry Douglas (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein)
Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor Repeat


Introduced By: Nicola Heywood
Piano: Barry Douglas

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth , Clarry Bartha (soprano)
Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Stravinsky Faun and Shepherdess Mahler Symphony No 4


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Soprano: Clarry Bartha

: Opera in Action

Ruth Mackenzie introduces a selection of opera highlights.
The Story. A look at opera plots, with excerpts from La Boheme, Tosca, Cosi Fan Tutte and Otello.
Producer Gautam Rangarajan


Introduces: Ruth MacKenzie
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

: Music Machine

1998 Montreux Jazz Festival
Tommy Pearson visits the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. He finds out how it all started and meets many of this year's organisers and musicians, including George Benson , the Corrs and the founder of Atlantic
Records, Ahmet Ertegun. Producer Verity Sharp


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: George Benson
Unknown: Ahmet Ertegun.
Producer: Verity Sharp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty visits the Barbican Art Gallery, where there is an exhibition of remarkable photographs dating back to the 19th century taken both by and of Native Americans. He also investigates the influence Native
American music has had on classical music today. Other music includes works by Marais and Musorgsky, and, at about 6.30, Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A, K581, played by the Melos Ensemble and Gervase de Peyer.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Gervase de Peyer.

: Performance on 3

From the New Theatre,
Cardiff. Conductor Daniel
Harding makes his British operatic debut tonight with the Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera. Janacek's Jenufa is a passionate story of jealousy, human misfortune and the redeeming power of love. At the heart of the opera is a child's short life and early death. Jenufa's baby is illegitimate, born to her in secret in her stepmother's house. In her attempt to give Jenufa a chance of marriage, her stepmother tries to persuade the father to marry Jenufa; but when she fails, she kills Jenufa's baby. In his setting of Gabriela
Preissova's play, Janacek evokes the claustrophobic atmosphere of peasant life in 19th-century Moravia.
Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National
Opera, conductor Daniel Harding Act
8.00 Jenufa and Its Origins
Tom Rosenthal explores Preissova's play Her Stepdaughter, on which Jenufa is based.
8.20 Act 2
9.10 Book of the Month
How was Hitler possible? That is the central question faced by Ian Kershaw in his new biography, in which he draws on newly available speeches and writings and Goebbels's diary to investigate how Hitler was able to extend power until it was absolute.
Christopher Clark discusses Kershaw's conclusions in Hitler: 1889-1936.
9.30 Act 3


Conductor: Daniel Harding
Unknown: Tom Rosenthal
Unknown: Ian Kershaw
Unknown: Christopher Clark
Jenufa: Rosalind Sutherland (soprano)
Kostelnicka: Suzanne Murphy (soprano)
Grandmother: Susan Gorton (soprano)
Laca: Nigel Robson (tenor)
Steva: John Daszak (tenor)
Jano: Mary Louise Allen (soprano)
Foreman: Simon Thorpe (baritone)

: Postscript

Reading Abroad
Tibor Fischer introduces five of the world's leading writers who are, as yet, little known to British audiences. 1: Azouz Begag : Le Gone de Chaaba Born in the Arab slums of Lyon,
Azouz Begag explores his experience of growing up as an outsider in French society. Frequently compared to Camus, Begag is one of France's most important young novelists. Producer Jane Greenwood


Introduces: Tibor Fischer
Unknown: Azouz Begag
Unknown: Azouz Begag
Producer: Jane Greenwood

: Music of the Sephardim

Traditional Jewish music from Spain, performed by Ensemble Accentus, director Thomas Wimmer.


Director: Thomas Wimmer.

: Mixing It

With Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.
Producer Andrew Kurowski


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall.
Producer: Andrew Kurowski

: Jazz Notes

Legends of Swing: Earl Hines. Alyn Shipton talks to veterans of the Earl Hines Orchestra including Jesse Stone , Franz Jackson and Truck Parham .
Producer Terry Carter
E-MAIL: jazz.notes@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Earl Hines.
Talks: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Jesse Stone
Unknown: Franz Jackson
Unknown: Truck Parham
Producer: Terry Carter

: Composer of the Week: Felix Mendelssohn

Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Feme, Op 9 No 9; Im Herbst, Op 9 No 5; Hexenlied, Op 8 No 8; Frage, Op 9
No 1; String Quartet in A minor, Op 13 Repeated from last Monday

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Janusz Olejniczak (piano) Bach, arr Busoni Toccata , Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110
Schumann Papillons Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38 Liszt Venezia e Napoli (Annees de Pelerinage)
2.15 Gluck Overture: Iphigenie en
Aulide Bratislava RSO/Ludovit Rajter
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree
3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00
Primary Geography 4.15 Music for Dance 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Mozart Hai Gia Vinta la Causa!
(The Marriage of Figaro) Allan Monk (baritone), Calgary PO/Mario Bernardi
5.20 Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52 Valerie Tryon (piano)
5.30 CPE Bach Quartet in D, Wq94 Les Adieux


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Janusz Olejniczak
Unknown: Busoni Toccata
Baritone: Allan Monk
Piano: Valerie Tryon

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