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: On Air

Stephanie Hughes reviews the revival of Christopher Bruce 's dance Cruel Garden based on the work of Lorca.
Music includes at 6.40 Mozart's
Rondo in A minor, K511, played by pianist Andras Schiff ; at 7.15 orchestral excerpts from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin ; and at 8.40 Ravel's Tombeau de Couperin arranged for wind quintet.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Christopher Bruce
Pianist: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Eugene Onegin

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Fantasy Overture Russian National
Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
9.20 Glazunov Violin Concerto
Sylvia Marcovici , LSO, conductor Leopold Stokowski
9.43 Schubert Pause (Die Schone Mullerin) Josef Protschka (tenor), Helmut Deutsch (piano)
9.47 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 9 in E flat Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
9.58 Hlndemith Symphony: Mathis der Maler Israel Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Romeo
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Sylvia Marcovici
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Tenor: Josef Protschka
Piano: Helmut Deutsch
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Artist of the Week

Mstlslav Rostropovlch
Benjamin Britten and Aldeburgh provided Mstislav Rostropovich with a second home during the difficult years of the sixties. The cellist tells Joan Bakewell about his visits there and the importance of his friendship with Britten. With music from
Britten's Cello Symphony and solo suites and Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata accompanied by Britten.


Unknown: Mstlslav Rostropovlch
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Briefer Candles
Richard Baker looks at the all-too-brief lives of some famous musicians.
3: Dinu Lipatti. Romanian pianist
Dinu Lipatti was one of the greatest musical talents of the century. His international career was cut short when he fell victim to leukaemia, and after struggling through one final concert, he died at the age of 33. Including:
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor (excerpt) Philharmonia, conductor Alceo Galliera
Enescu Violin Sonata No 2 in F minor, Op 6 The Composer Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso (Miroirs)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Musicians: Dinu Lipatti.
Pianist: Dinu Lipatti
Conductor: Alceo Galliera

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

Roger Nichols surveys the music of Debussy's last ten years. Today, he introduces music from 1911 to 1913.
Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien
(excerpts) Phyllis Curtin (soprano), New England Conservatoire Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch
Jeux Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme Bernard Kruysen (baritone), Noel Lee (piano)
La Boite a Joujoux (excerpts)
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
William Bennett (flute)
Repeated next Wednesday 12 midnight


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Soprano: Phyllis Curtin
Conductor: Charles Munch
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Trois Poemes
Baritone: Mallarme Bernard Kruysen
Piano: Noel Lee
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Flute: William Bennett

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations
Fiona Talkington introduces a season of recitals from the Wigmore Hall, London, featuring leading young soloists and ensembles.
Ronald van Spaendonck (clarinet), Alexandre Tharaud (piano)
Weber Grand Duo Concertant, Op 48 Schumann Fantasiestucke, Op 73 Berg Four Pieces, Op 5 Poulenc Clarinet Sonata


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Clarinet: Ronald van Spaendonck
Piano: Alexandre Tharaud

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductors Tadaaki Otaka and Yan Pascal Tortelier
Takemrtsu Requiem for Strings Debussy La Mer
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G


Conductors: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: Takemrtsu Requiem

: Choral Evensong

From the Chapel of Clare College, Cambridge.
Introit: Call to Remembrance (Farrant) Responses (plainsong)
Psalms 59-61 (plainsong)
First Lesson: Isaiah 2, w2-5
Office Hymn: Give Rest, O Christ (Kiev Melody)
Magnificat (Sweelinck)
Second Lesson: Ephesians 4, v25 - 5, v2
Nunc Dimittis a 12 (Palestrina)
Anthem: Valiant for Truth (Vaughan Williams)
Hymn: Thy Kingdom Come, O God (St Cecilia)
And I Saw a New Heaven (Bainton)
Organ Voluntary: Fantasia Chromatica (Sweelinck)
Director of music Timothy Brown. Organ scholar Andrew Henderson.


Music: Timothy Brown.
Unknown: Andrew Henderson.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty discusses a new biography of Cole Porter with author William McBrien. Music includes
Ravel's Suite: Daphnis et Chloe and Strauss's Horn Concerto No 1.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: William McBrien.

: Performance on 3

The first part of the London
Symphony Orchestra's Shostakovich retrospective, conducted by the composer's friend
Mstislav Rostropovich earlier this year, was very well received. Over the next two weeks Performance on 3 features the second part of their series as the last eight symphonies complete the cycle. London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich Shostakovich Symphony No 9: Symphony No 8
Next programme tomorrow 7.30pm


Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Postscript

Grave New World
3: Feminist writer Sadie Plant sees the internet as a liberating space for women and believes they will be empowered by technology in the next century.


Unknown: Sadie Plant

: Songs by Stenhammar

The Wanderer: Miss Blonde and Miss Brunette; A Ship Sails; Coastal Song (Songs and Moods, Op 26) Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)


Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Bengt Forsberg

: Ensemble

Mozart's friends had to be rather thick-skinned to withstand his ribald wit and practical jokes, but they were rewarded with some miraculous music. Penny Gore investigates
Mozart's friendships with the oboist Friedrich Ramm , the horn player-cumcheesemonger Ignaz Leutgeb , and the composer's skittle-playing partner Anton Stadler. Including:
Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Gaudier Ensemble
Trio in E flat, K498 (Kegelstatt) Emma Johnson (clarinet), James Boyd (viola), Ian Brown (piano)
Producer Nigel Wilkinson Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Friedrich Ramm
Unknown: Ignaz Leutgeb
Unknown: Anton Stadler.
Clarinet: Emma Johnson
Viola: James Boyd
Piano: Ian Brown
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright discusses the work of sculptor Louise Bourgeois , who remains prolific at the age of 87 but whose new work engages subtly with death as well as eroticism. Plus first-night news from English National Opera's new production of Boris Godunov. Francesca Zambello directs Musorgsky's epic tale of the guilt-ridden tyrant and his country. Producer Doug Traill-Stevenson


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Louise Bourgeois
Unknown: Boris Godunov.
Unknown: Francesca Zambello
Producer: Doug Traill-Stevenson

: Jazz Notes

A final selection from the Tenor
Gladness concert at the Brecon
Jazz Festival.

: Composer of the Week: Monteverdi

With Simon Heighes.
Venetian Carnival. In Monteverdi's day - as now - tourists flocked each year to sample the spectacular pleasures of the Venetian Carnival. Monteverdi provided music for all sorts of Venetian festivities - sacred and secular, private and public. This programme includes smaller-scale vocal pieces like Zefiro Torna , Fugge, Fugge and Gira il Nemio Insidioso plus the magnificent Gloria composed to give thanks for the end of the Great Plague of 1631. Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: Simon Heighes.
Unknown: Zefiro Torna
Unknown: Nemio Insidioso

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Vanbrugh Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4 Bartok String Quartet No 6
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1
2.30 Weber Missa Sancta No 2 in G
(Jubelmesse) Henriette Schellenberg (soprano), Laverne G'Foerer (mezzo), Keith Boldt (tenor), George Roberts (baritone), Vancouver Chamber
Choir, CBC Vancouver Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Jon Washburn
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 EAL Dance 4.20 Scottish Resources
10-12 4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Vivaldi Concerto in C for Two
Trumpets, RV537 Toni Grear and Stanko Arnold (trumpets), Slovenian Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Marko Munih
5.10 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Amsterdam Trio, Peter Bree (oboe)
5.40 Dohnanyl Symphonic Minutes West Australian Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jorg Mester


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Henriette Schellenberg
Tenor: Keith Boldt
Tenor: George Roberts
Conductor: Jon Washburn
Unknown: Toni Grear
Conductor: Marko Munih
Oboe: Peter Bree
Conductor: Jorg Mester

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