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: On Air

With Lucie Skeaping.
Tippett Suite in D Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
6.25 Mozart Piano Concerto No 13 in C, K415 ECO, director Daniel Barenboim (piano)
7.03 Debussy Rondes de Printemps (Images) London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
7.32 Verdi Don Carlos (Ballet Music) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
8.08 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F, Op 10 No 2 Daniel Barenboim
8.21 Monteverdi Beatus Vir
Taverner Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott
8.40 Walton Partita
LPO, conductor Bryden Thomson


Conductor: Georg Solti
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Verdi Don Carlos
Conductor: Edward Downes
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Monteverdi Beatus Vir
Unknown: Taverner Consort
Director: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Nielsen Overture: Maskarade
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
9.08 Schubert, arr Tausig Marche Militaire, D733 No 1
Yevgeni Kissin (piano)
9.15 German Three Dances from
"Henry VIII " Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.24 Henry VIII Consort Piece No 12; Pastyme with Good Companye; Consort Piece No 22 Sirinu
9.31 Albinoni Concerto in F. Op 9 No 3 Maurice Andre (trumpet),
Daniel Arrignon (oboe), Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner
9.42 Copland I Bought Me a Cat; At the River; Ching-a-Ring Chaw (Old American Songs) Willard White
(bass), Graeme McNaught (piano)
9.49 Ireland Epic March
LSO, conductor Richard Hickox
10.00 Mid-Programme Feature - Ensembles:
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 (2nd mvt) Guarneri Quartet, Bernard Greenhouse (cello)
10.14 Beethoven Quintet in E flat for Piano and Wind, Op 16 (3rd mvt) Terence MacDonagh (oboe), Jack Brymer (clarinet), Alan Civil (horn), William Waterhouse (bassoon), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
10.21 Delibes Lakme (Rower Duet) Joan Sutherland tsoprano),
Jane Berbie (mezzo), Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra/Richard Bonynge
10.27 Martinu Sinfonietta Giocosa (1st mvt) Dennis Hennig (piano), Australian CO, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.43 Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat, Op 45 No 3 Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Piano: Yevgeni Kissin
Unknown: Henry Viii
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Henry Viii
Unknown: Maurice Andre
Oboe: Daniel Arrignon
Unknown: St Martin
Bass: Willard White
Bass: Graeme McNaught
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Cello: Bernard Greenhouse
Oboe: Terence MacDonagh
Oboe: Jack Brymer
Clarinet: Alan Civil
Horn: William Waterhouse
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Jane Berbie
Unknown: Richard Bonynge
Piano: Dennis Hennig
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Raphael Wallfisch
Joan Bakewell talks to cellist Raphael Wallfisch. Revised repeat


Unknown: Raphael Wallfisch
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Raphael Wallfisch.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett dons his hard hat and visits the site of the Royal Opera House development to see where the £214m has gone. Plus a report from France on how the opera scene has become a political hot potato. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last October at St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol.
Olaf Bar (baritone), Julius Drake (piano) Schubert Die Schone Mullerin


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Baritone: Julius Drake

: British Ballets

The first of three selections of British ballet music.
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Lambert Suite:
Horoscope Gordon The Rake's Progress
* Brian Kay 's Pick of the Week: p36


Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Horoscope Gordon
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Spirit of the Age

Birtwistle, Berio, Benjamin and Bainbridge are just a few of the many contemporary composers who have been inspired to write new music for old instruments. Christopher Page is joined by Bayan Northcott and John Woolrich to find out more.
Producer Kate Bolton. FACTSHEET WEB PAGE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/factsheets E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Bayan Northcott
Unknown: John Woolrich
Producer: Kate Bolton.

: 100 Great Singers

Michael Schmidt introduces recordings made by the Swedish mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter .Producer Mark Rowlinson


Introduces: Michael Schmidt
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

58: Anton Chekhov : The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov wrote The Cherry Orchard in 1903. It was his final work and is seen by many as the century's greatest play. Translator Michael Frayn and actress and director Janet Suzman discuss the mood and symbolism of the play. Producer Lore Windemuth


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Unknown: Orchard Anton Chekhov
Unknown: Michael Frayn
Director: Janet Suzman

: The Year

Anthony Burton introduces works first performed in 1975. Rameau Les Boreades
Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen
Viktor Ullman Der Kaiser von Atlantis
(Scene 3)
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Lothar Zagrosek
Ligeti San Francisco Polyphony
Swedish RSO, conductor Elgar Howarth Shostakovich Four Verses of Captain Lebyadkin Yevgeni Nesterenko
(bass), Yevgeni Shenderovich (piano) Schnrttke Prelude in Memoriam
Dmitri Shostakovich
Gidon Kremer (violin)
Boulez Rituel in Memoriam Bruno
Maderna BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Producer Philip Tagney


Introduces: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Rameau Les Boreades
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Bass: Lebyadkin Yevgeni Nesterenko
Bass: Yevgeni Shenderovich
Unknown: Dmitri Shostakovich
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Violin: Boulez Rituel
Producer: Philip Tagney
Bubikopf: Christiane Oelze (soprano)
Drummer girl: Iris Vermilion (mezzo)
Soldier: Martin Petzold (tenor)

: Sunday Feature: Viewing the Century - Derek Walcott

Poet and playwright Derek Walcott , who won the Nobel Prize for
Literature in 1992, talks to
David Dabydeen about the events and issues that have influenced his life and work. Much of his writing is rooted in the Caribbean, and he talks particularly about the experience of living in St Lucia - where the programme was recorded - and the impact of history on the islands of the region. He also introduces readings from his own and other writers' poetry and prose. Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Derek Walcott
Unknown: David Dabydeen
Producer: Tony Phillips

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Choir Works

Brian Kay introduces a performance of Haydn's The Creation, the resounding response of the ageing composer to the oratorios of Handel. Nancy Argenta (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Gwynne Howell (bass),
BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Brian Kay
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Soprano: John Mark Ainsley
Tenor: Gwynne Howell
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Sunday Play: The Comedy of Errors

By William Shakespeare. In this new dramatisation by Sue Wilson and Malcolm McKee , it is 1936 and a cruise liner arrives at Ephesus, where BBC travel reporter Gervaise Ffoulkes finds himself caught up in some strange local customs. with Brian Parr , Clive Kneller , Julia Watson , Amanda Root , Bridget Turner , Richard Pasco , Clifford Rose , Sunny Ormonde.
Malcolm McKee. Christopher Scott. Terry Molloy , Ian Brooker and Cathy Sara
Pianist Malcolm McKee. Director Sue Wilson Postponed from 3 January


Unknown: William Shakespeare.
Unknown: Sue Wilson
Unknown: Malcolm McKee
Reporter: Gervaise Ffoulkes
Unknown: Brian Parr
Unknown: Clive Kneller
Unknown: Julia Watson
Unknown: Amanda Root
Unknown: Bridget Turner
Unknown: Richard Pasco
Unknown: Clifford Rose
Unknown: Malcolm McKee.
Unknown: Christopher Scott.
Unknown: Terry Molloy
Unknown: Ian Brooker
Pianist: Cathy Sara
Pianist: Malcolm McKee.
Director: Sue Wilson
Gervaise Ffoulkes: Peter Jeffrey
Antipholus of Syracuse: Michael Maloney
Antipholus of Ephesus: Anton Lesser

: World Music

Ritmo: the Music of Latin America
Mike Gonzalez presents six programmes exploring the varied ethnic musical traditions of Latin America.
1: From Son to Salsa. Mike Gonzalez goes back to the rhythmic roots of salsa with percussionist Snowboy, who demonstrates the rhythms of the bata drums, the son and the mambo. Producer Nadine Welter


Unknown: Mike Gonzalez
Unknown: Mike Gonzalez

: Ulster Orchestra

Conductor Niklas Willen , Leslie Howard (piano)
Schubert, transcr Liszt Wanderer Fantasy
Berio, after Schubert The Rendering


Conductor: Niklas Willen
Piano: Leslie Howard

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Soloists, Cologne Chamber Chorus, Collegium Cartusianum / Peter Neumann Handel Ode for St
Cecilia's Day Purcell Praise the Lord, 0 Jerusalem, Z46; Welcome to all the Pleasures, Z339 (St Cecilia's Day Ode) Bach Cantata No 19: Es Erhub Sich ein Streit
2.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 12 No 2 Salvatore Accardo, Michele Campanella (piano)
3.00 Danijel Dane Skerl Concerto No 3 (Intonazioni Concertanti) Slovenian PO, conductor Niklaj Aleksejev
3.35 Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 (Serioso) Helsinki Quartet
4.05 Debussy Etudes (Book 2) Roger Woodward (piano) 4.30 Oskar Morawetz Divertimento Nova Scotia SO/Georg Tintner
4.45 Handel Sonata in B flat,
Op 2 No 3 Musica Alta Ripa
5.35 CPE Bach Quartet No 1 in A minor, Wq93 Les Adieux
5.50 Chopin Impromptu, Op posth Dubravka Tomsic (piano)


Soloists: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Collegium Cartusianum
Unknown: Peter Neumann Handel
Piano: Michele Campanella
Conductor: Niklaj Aleksejev
Piano: Roger Woodward

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