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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny presents a review of Donizetti's Mary Stuart at English National Opera with Ann Murray as the heroine. Music includes at 6.30
Chopin's Berceuse in D flat played by Maurizio Pollini ; after the arts news at 7.30 Sullivan's ballet music
Pineapple Poll performed by the Eastman Wind Ensemble, conductor Frederick Fennell ; and at 8.25
Malcolm Arnold 's Concerto for Three
Hands performed by Phyllis Sellick and Cyril Smith with the CBSO, conducted by the composer.


Unknown: Mary Stuart
Unknown: Ann Murray
Played By: Maurizio Pollini
Conductor: Frederick Fennell
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Phyllis Sellick
Unknown: Cyril Smith

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Debussy, orch Caplet Dr Gradus ad Pamassum (Children's Corner) LSO, conductor Geoffrey Simon
9.03 Rossini String Sonata No 1 in G Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
9.15 Messiaen Regard du Fils sur le Fils (Vingt Regards sur I'Enfant Jesus) Hakon Austbo (piano)
9.24 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 Annie Fischer , Philharmonia, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
9.54 Komgold The Snowman
(Prelude; Serenade) Austrian Radio
Orchestra, conductor Max Schonherr
9.59 Schumann Liederkreis , Op 39 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Piano: Hakon Austbo
Unknown: Annie Fischer
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Max Schonherr
Conductor: Schumann Liederkreis
Piano: Gerald Moore

: Artist of the Week: Robert Lloyd

British bass Robert Lloyd was a member of the company at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, singing in over 50 productions in 11 years and virtually all the bass roles in Mozart operas. He talks to Joan Bakewell about the roles, with excerpts from Don Giovanni , Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Don Giovanni

: Sound Stories

A Musical Visit to Rome
With Peggy Reynolds.
2: The Forum: Julius Caesar
Handel Giulio Cesare (excerpts)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Munich Bach Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter
Schumann Julius Caesar Overture
Vienna PO, conductor Georg Solti
Weill Ballad of Caesar's Death (Der Silbersee) Elaine Bonazzi (contralto), New York City Opera Orchestra, conductor
Julius Rudel Ireland, arr Bush Julius Caesar (Scherzo; Cortege) LSO, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Unknown: Handel Giulio Cesare
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor: Karl Richter
Conductor: Schumann Julius Caesar
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Weill Ballad
Contralto: Elaine Bonazzi
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Unknown: Bush Julius Caesar
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Malipiero

Michael Oliver continues his exploration of the music of Malipiero, described by Luigi Dallapiccola as "the greatest Italian musical personality since
Verdi". Today's selection includes what Malipiero himself called the "quintessence of everything I've always hoped to achieve in the theatre" - Tomeo Nottumo - as well as his devastating orchestral masterpiece, Interruptions of Silence. Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Luigi Dallapiccola
Unknown: Tomeo Nottumo

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Double Take
Another chance to hear the concert series given last year at St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol, in which Chris de Souza introduces familiar works in less familiar guises, with transcriptions, arrangements and alternative versions of original compositions.
Nelson Goerner (piano)
Brahms Study No 5 in D minor (Chaconne)
Bach, transcr Busoni Toccata ,
Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 Rachmaninov Lilacs, Op 21 No 5; Daisies, Op 38 No 3; Scherzo from Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer
Night's Dream"
Schulz-Evler Arabesque on a Theme from Johann Strauss 's "The Blue
Danube" Repeat


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Introduces: Chris de Souza
Piano: Nelson Goerner
Unknown: Busoni Toccata
Unknown: Johann Strauss

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk , Hugh Tinney (piano)
Grieg Suite: Sigurd Jorsalfar Mendelssohn Symphony in D
Mozart Piano Concerto No 16 in D, K451 Goldmark Rustic Wedding


Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk
Piano: Hugh Tinney
Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar
Unknown: Mendelssohn Symphony

: Voices

Thomas Allen 's favourite songs. Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Unknown: Thomas Allen

: Music Machine

Progressive Rock!
Tommy Pearson continues his investigation into progressive rock with a look at some of the major bands from the seventies and eighties: Genesis, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Yes and Emerson, Lake and Palmer. And he unearths the first ever attempt to create a rock opera.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty 's guest is Manuela Hoelterhoff , whose book La Cenerentola and Company, examining the post-Pavarotti generation of singers, is published this week. Music includes
Yevgeni Kissin in Chopin's Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31, and Tlppett conducting his own Fantasia
Concertante on a Theme of Corelli.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Manuela Hoelterhoff
Unknown: Yevgeni Kissin

: Performance on 3

Scriabln Plus
Diaghilev, Paris and the Russian Season. John Toal introduces a recital by the pianist Artur Pizarro , the third of six from Belfast exploring the audacious talent of Scriabin and the piano music of his contemporaries. Stravinsky Serenade in A Mompou Landscapes
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
8.15 Russians Abroad
Chagall in Paris. In the third of six programmes, David Mazower explores artist Marc Chagall 's relationship with his mother country. Chagall left Russia twice, and both times his destination was Paris. But why did his paintings continue to reflect a lifelong preoccupation with Jewish life in the village he left behind?
8.35 Scriabin Piano Sonata No 3, Op 23 Stravinsky, arr Agosti Three
Movements from "The Firebird"


Introduces: John Toal
Pianist: Artur Pizarro
Unknown: Stravinsky Serenade
Unknown: David Mazower
Artist: Marc Chagall

: Postscript: Life after Death: 2: Isolate but Preserve: the Files on Osip Mandelstam

Five dramatised documentaries adapted from the KGB's literary archive by Vitaly Shentalinsky and presented by Professor James Riordan.
Osip Mandelstam read The Kremlin Mountaineer, his savage poetic attack on Stalin, behind closed doors to a small group of friends. But still they came for him in 1934. With Alex Jennings as Osip Mandelstam, Eleanor Bron as Nadezhda Mandelstam and Jon Strickland as interrogator Shivarov.


Adapted by: Vitaly ShentalinskyPresenter: Professor James Riordan.
Osip Mandelstam: Alex Jennings
Nadezhda Mandelstam: Eleanor Bron
Other readings: James Telfer

: Ulster Orchestra

Conductor Charles Hazlewood , Adilia Alieva (piano)
Schnittke Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra
Part Symphony No 3


Conductor: Charles Hazlewood
Piano: Adilia Alieva

: Night Waves

As English National Opera's new production of Mary Stuart opens in London, Richard Coles explores current reassessments of her much-mythologised story in Scotland. He also talks to John Sturrock about his ambitious new survey of French thinkers, The Word from Paris. From Sartre and Lacan to Vian and Perec, how has French intellectual life sustained such a glamorous tradition? Producer Robert Ketteridge


Unknown: Mary Stuart
Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: John Sturrock
Producer: Robert Ketteridge

: Jazz Notes

Spirit of Django is the band led by guitarist Martin Taylor to capture the essence of the great Django Reinhardt. Alyn Shipton talks to Taylor about how he has chosen to interpret
Django's music and introduces the first of the band's two sets from the Edinburgh International Jazz Festival. More from the band tomorrow.


Guitarist: Martin Taylor
Unknown: Django Reinhardt.
Talks: Alyn Shipton

: Composer of the Week: Gershwin

Rodney Greenberg introduces a performance of Gershwin's Piano
Concerto by Andre Previn. Plus Lady, Be Good!, the first in a string of - successful shows written by Gershwin in collaboration with his brother Ira.
Repeated from last Tuesday


Introduces: Rodney Greenberg
Unknown: Andre Previn.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 The Vanbrugh Quartet begin a series of recitals including the complete Bartok quartets.
Brahms String Quartet in A minor,
Op 51 No 2 Bartok Stnng Quartet No 1 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 Roman Guyot (clarinet)
2.45 Mozart Hom Concerto No 2 in E flat, K41 7 Jacob Slagter , Amsterdam New Sinfonietta/Lev Markiz
3.00-5.00 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 Special Edition 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Eadar Eisdeachd
5.00 Strauss Die Gottin im
Putzzimmer Danish National Radio
Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
5.40 Heinichen Cantata: Se Mai, Tirsi, Mio Bene Nancy Argenta (soprano), Nigel Short (alto), Cappella
Coloniensis/Hans-Martin Linde


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Clarinet: Mozart Hom
Unknown: Jacob Slagter

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