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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a review of Scottish Opera's new production of Strauss's
[ Der Rosenkavalier. Music includes at ! 6.00 Haydn's Cello Concerto in C j played by Steven Isserlis with the I Chamber Orchestra of Europe,
, conductor Roger Norrington ; at 7.00 ; February from Tchaikovsky's
; The Seasons played by pianist Yefim j Bronfman; and at 8.00 Handel's
Sorge Infausta una Procella from the opera Orlando performed by Bryn f Terfel (baritone) and the Scottish CO, conductor Charles Mackerras.


Played By: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Charles MacKerras.

: Masterworks

j With Penny Gore, featuring orchestral works by Rachmaninov and vintage ' performances by Eugene Ormandy.
Weber Turandot (Overture; March)
Philharmonia, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.07 Rachmaninov The Rock Berlin PO, conductor Lorin Maazel
9.20 Haydn Concerto in G, H XVIII 4 German Chamber Philharmonic, director Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
9.46 Rachmaninov The Isle of the \ Dead Philadelphia Orchestra, j conducted by the Composer
10.08 Hindemith Symphonic
5 Metamorphosis on Themes by Weber
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Unknown: Eugene Ormandy.
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Artist of the Week

Leonard Slatkin
Leonard Slatkin is one of America's outstanding conductors. Having spent many years with the St Louis Symphony Orchestra, he recently moved to Washington DC to become music director of the National
Symphony Orchestra. He is renowned for his performances of 20th-century repertoire and has partcular enthusiasm for the works of American, Russian and British composers. He begins this week by talking to Joan Bakewell about how being bom into an s exceptionally musical family almost deterred him from embarking on a career in music. Including works by Walter Piston and Copland. Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: Sound Stories

Rve Femmes Fatales
With Peggy Reynolds.
1: Lola Montez was born Eliza Gilbert
James in Limerick in 1805 but, posing as a Spaniard, she danced her way through history, consorting with royalty from Paris to St
Petersburg. Liszt and Wagner both crossed her path, but she ended up in Grass Valley, California, with only her animals for company. Music includes: Delibes The Maids of Cadiz Hollywood Bowl SO, conductor Carmen Dragon
Uszt Concert Fantasy on Spanish Airs Leslie Howard (piano)
Hérold Overture: Zampa Polyphon Music Box
Minkus La Bayadere (excerpt)
ECO, conductor Richard Bonynge Producer Tony Sellors
E-MAIL: [address removed]
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Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Lola Montez
Unknown: Eliza Gilbert
Piano: Leslie Howard
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Producer: Tony Sellors

: Composer of the Week: Georg Philipp Telemann

Telemann was the most successful composer working in Germany during the first half of the 18th century. After years in the doldrums, only now is his music once again getting the recognition it deserves. Simon Heighes looks at one of the most extraordinarily creative personalities of the Baroque. 1: Gulliver's Travels. Telemann was a passionate European. His music not only drew on the sophisticated styles of France and Italy but was also infused with the energy of Polish folk music
"in all its barbaric beauty", as he put it. Simon Heighes introduces a musical grand tour, including works written during Telemann's stay in Paris, the trilingual opera Orpheus, and the Gulliver Suite, with its outrageous
Wild Dance of the Untamed Yahoos.
Producer Clive Portbury
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight


Unknown: Simon Heighes
Introduces: Simon Heighes
Producer: Clive Portbury

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

I From the Wigmore Hall, London
. Stephanie Hughes introduces recitals by leading pianists. This week, Pascal Roge plays a stylish French programme. Faure Nocturne in E flat minor, Op 33 No 1
Satie Gnossiennes (Set 1)
Poulenc Suite: Les Soirées de Nazelles
Debussy Suite: Pour le Piano Repeated Saturday lpm


Introduces: . Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Pascal Roge

: The BBC Orchestras

Featuring the first in a complete cycle of Shostakovich symphonies to be broadcast over the next three weeks.
Ulster Orchestra
Conductors Adrian Leaper and Charles Hazlewood , Lesley Hatfield (violin), Philip Fowke (piano) Sibelius Karelia Suite
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919 version)
Shostakovich Symphony No 1


Conductors: Adrian Leaper
Conductors: Charles Hazlewood
Violin: Lesley Hatfield
Violin: Philip Fowke
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Opera in Action

Robert Lloyd remembers the great
Russian singers, from Fyodor Chaliapin to the voices of the present day. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Robert Lloyd
Unknown: Fyodor Chaliapin
Producer: Alan Hall

: Music Machine

Jewish Music
In the musical traditions of the synagogue, the role of the cantor is particularly important. Verity Sharp meets cantor Stephen Robins to find out more.
Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Stephen Robins
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Sean Raffery is entertained today by Christopher Seed and his left-handed piano, which is making its debut at the South Bank this week. Music includes works by Bach and Puccini, with Rodrigo's Fantasia para un Gentilhomme after 6.30.


Unknown: Sean Raffery
Unknown: Christopher Seed

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk , Patricia Rozario (soprano) Kodaly Peacock Variations
Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne: Bailero; La Delaissado; Tchut, Tchut; Jou I'Pount d'o Mirabel; L'Aio de Rotso; Ound' Onoren Gorda ?; Obal Din Lou Limouzi; Lou Coucut
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version)


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Soprano: Kodaly Peacock
Unknown: Onoren Gorda
Unknown: Lou Coucut
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: Postscript

Magnum at the Millennium
Five programmes celebrating 50 years of photojournalism from the world's most famous photo agency. 1: The Way the World Washes Repeat

: Beecham Conducts Bizet

Symphony in C
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham


Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: Voices

Songs of Innocence and Experience lain Burnside unearths a selection of songs using texts by William Blake , who has inspired a wide and surprising range of songwriters. Producer Adam Gatehouse Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: William Blake
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Mixing It

John Cale shares his choice of three key tracks with Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.
Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: John Cale
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall.
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton introduces Keith Smith 's Hefty Jazz and talks to the longtime keeper of the Louis Armstrong flame about his many touring shows.
Keith Smith (trumpet/vocals), Kate McNab (vocals), Trevor Whiting
(clarinet/sax), Bob Hunt (trombone), Tom Langham (guitar/banjo), Martin Litton (piano), Thomas Pederson
(double bass), John Armatage (drums) Producer Terry Carter
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Keith Smith
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Keith Smith
Unknown: Kate McNab
Clarinet: Trevor Whiting
Unknown: Bob Hunt
Guitar: Tom Langham
Piano: Martin Litton
Piano: Thomas Pederson
Bass: John Armatage
Producer: Terry Carter

: Composer of the Week: Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt embodied the restless spirit of exploration which defined his times. A man of the church - and of the world - his colourful public and private life was matched by music of energy and ecstasy. Chris de Souza explores the astonishing range of Liszt's music.
1: The Orchestra
Overture: Don Sanche ; Mephisto Waltz No 2; William Tell Songs
Stuart Kale (tenor), BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Tasso BBC Symphony Orchestra. conductor Pinchas Steinberg Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: Franz Liszt
Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Don Sanche
Tenor: Stuart Kale
Conductor: Pinchas Steinberg

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Rosamunde Quartet
Hans Rott String Quartet in C minor Mozart String Quartet in C, K465
(Dissonance) Goldmark String Quartet in B flat, Op 8 Webem Langsamer Satz
2.40 Sibelius Six Impromptus, Op 5 Juhani Lagerspetz (piano)
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 EAL: Let's Make a Story 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Find Out 4.15 Maths Challenge 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Beethoven Minuet in G, WoO 10 Ralf Gothoni (piano)
5.15 Barber Violin Concerto Dene
Olding, Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki
5.40 Haydn Missa Brevis Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver RSO, conductor Jon Washburn


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Webem Langsamer Satz
Piano: Ralf Gothoni
Conductor: Jon Washburn

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