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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including Jacqueline du Pre's celebrated recording of the Haydn Cello Concerto in Dwith John
Barbirolli and the London Symphony Orchestra, and Pascal Roge playing piano music by Debussy.


Unknown: Pascal Roge

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. Nielsen Pan and Syrinx
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
9.10 Mozart Violin Sonata in E flat, K302
Szymon Goldberg , Radu Lupu (piano)
9.23 Liszt Rapsodie Espagnole Emil Gilels (piano)
9.37 Debussy Khamma (Legende Dansee) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
9.58 Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 Szymon Goldberg , Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Walter Susskind


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Unknown: Szymon Goldberg
Piano: Radu Lupu
Piano: Liszt Rapsodie Espagnole
Piano: Emil Gilels
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Szymon Goldberg
Conductor: Walter Susskind

: Artist of the Week

Felicity Loft
With Joan Bakewell. Soprano Felicity Lott is a celebrated interpreter of mélodies. Today, she talks about her interest in French song, her love of the language itself, and the influence of French culture on other nations.
With music by Delage, Debussy and Britten.


Soprano: Joan Bakewell.
Soprano: Felicity Lott

: Sound Stories

Five Publishers
With Richard Baker.
One of the longest-established music publishing businesses in the world, Breitkopf and Hartel can trace its roots to early-18th-century Leipzig. In the following centuries, a combination of business and artistic acumen has enabled the company to survive European and world wars. Music includes:
CPE Bach Sonata in D minor, Wq51 No 4 Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord) Beethoven Mass in C, Op 86 (excerpt) Susan Dunn (soprano), Margarita Zimmermann (mezzo), Bruno Beccaria (tenor), Tom Krause
(baritone), RIAS Chamber Choir,
Ernst Senff Chamber Choir, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great) (excerpt)
Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
Wagner Prelude, Act 3: Lohengrin Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Georg Solti


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Soprano: Susan Dunn
Soprano: Margarita Zimmermann
Tenor: Bruno Beccaria
Tenor: Tom Krause
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

3: 1921-30
Anthony Burton continues his chronological survey with music from Stravinsky's early years in France, including the neo-Bachian Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments and the composer's own fervent recording of the Symphony of Psalms.
Overture and Parasha's Song (Mavra) Tatiana Kravtsova (soprano), Netherlands Wind Ensemble, conductor Thierry Fischer
Concerto for Piano and Wind
Paul Crossley (piano), London Sinfonietta/Esa-Pekka Salonen Pas de Deux (Apollo)
Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor
Robert Craft
Symphony of Psalms
Festival Singers of Toronto, CBC
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Soprano: Tatiana Kravtsova
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Piano: Paul Crossley

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Ileana Ruhemann (flute), Julius Drake (piano)
Faure Fantaisie , Op 79
Saint-Saens Romance, Op 37 Widor Suite, Op 34 Dutilleux Sonatine
Poulenc Flute Sonata Repeat


Flute: Ileana Ruhemann
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Faure Fantaisie

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Vassily Sinaisky , Dmitri Alexeev (piano)
Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Shostakovich Symphony No 6
See tonight's Performance on 3 at 7.30pm


Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Piano: Dmitri Alexeev

: Pushkin Windows

With Gerard McBurney. 3: Pushkin in Love
Something of a Casanova, Pushkin in his romantic poetry has inspired music ranging from song settings by Glinka to cabaret numbers.


Unknown: Gerard McBurney.

: Choral Evensong

From Southwell Minster.
Introit: 0 Nata Lux de Lumine
(Tallis). Responses (Shephard)
Office Hymn: 0 Love Divine (Cornwall) Psalms 47, 48, 49 (Walmisley,
Goss, Walmisley, Blow, Ashfield)
First Lesson: 2 Chronicles 14, w2-end
Canticles: Gray in F minor Second Lesson: James 3
Anthem: I Saw the Lord (Stainer)
Organ Voluntary: A Fantasy, Op 39 (Darke)
Organist and rector chori Paul Hale Assistant organist Philip Rushforth


Unknown: Paul Hale
Organist: Philip Rushforth

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty meets Sarah Rothenberg , director of The St Petersburg Legacy at the Barbican Centre. Music includes works by Eigar and Prokofiev.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Sarah Rothenberg

: Performance on 3

Chris de Souza introduces the third of four concerts which the St
Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra is giving this week. Tonight's programme, given on Sunday in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, is conducted by Alexander Lazarev , with Dmitri Aleexev (piano).
Tchaikovsky Festival Coronation
March; Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905)
Last concert Friday 7.30pm


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Conducted By: Alexander Lazarev
Piano: Dmitri Aleexev

: Postscript

The Golden Gate
By Vikram Seth.
3: A cat reacts to competition For details see Monday


Unknown: Vikram Seth.

: The Piano

The music of Russian exile Nikolai
Medtner (1880-1951) is proving increasingly popular with pianists and audiences alike. Piers Lane looks back on the life and career of this composer/pianist, with recordings by Medtner himself and by some of his more recent converts. Medtner Skazki , Op 34 Nos 2 and 3 Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata)
Nikolai Medtner (piano) Medtner Danza Festiva
The Composer (piano)
Medtner Sonata Reminiscenza
Mark-Andre Hamelin (piano) Producer Chris Wines
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Piers Lane
Unknown: Medtner Skazki
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Beethoven Sonata
Piano: Nikolai Medtner
Piano: Medtner Danza
Piano: Mark-Andre Hamelin

: Night Waves

No other artist painted himself with quite the same obsessive frequency as Rembrandt, and many of his self-portraits offer an intriguing insight into the development of his art and character. As Rembrandt by Himself opens at the National Gallery in London, Laura Cumming discusses this unique visual autobiography.
Plus a report by Susannah Clapp on tonight's opening of Chekhov's revealing early play Platonov, performed by the Maly Drama Theatre of St Petersburg. Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: Laura Cumming
Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton introduces the second part of the Three Baritone
Saxophone Band in concert at Ronnie Scott 's, with music reminiscent of Gerry Mulligan.
Ronnie Cuber , Charles Davis and Gary Smulyan (baritone saxes),
Dennis Irwin (double bass), Joseph Farnsworth (drums).


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Gerry Mulligan.
Unknown: Ronnie Cuber
Unknown: Charles Davis
Baritone: Gary Smulyan
Unknown: Dennis Irwin
Bass: Joseph Farnsworth

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Sweelinck Le Toutpuissant a Mon Seigneur et Maistre (Psalm 110)
12.10 Weber Bassoon Concerto in F,
Op 75
12.30 Bruch Eight Pieces, Op 83, for clarinet, viola and piano (excerpts)
12.50 Sweelinck Regina Coeli
1.00 Tonight's concert is a recital given on the late 17th-century organ at Clausholm Castle, Denmark, by Kristian Olesen. Music includes works by Sweelinck, Frescobaldi, Froberger, Scheidemann, Schildt, and Weckman
2.00 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
2.30 Piazzolla Las Cuatro
Estanciones Portenas
2.55 Villa-Lobos Study No 7 in E
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 EAL Playtime 4.20 Counting Time
4.30 Ives The Unanswered Question
4.35 Ian McDougall Clarinet Concerto
5.00 Kunzen Overture: The Hussites
5.05 Handel, arr Gothoni Ombra Mai Fu
5.10 Liadov The Enchanted Lake
5.20 Tchaikovsky TWill Soon Be Midnight (The Queen of Spades)
5.25 Bax Legend
5.35 Purcell Incidental music: Timon of Athens


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Sweelinck Regina Coeli
Unknown: Kristian Olesen.
Unknown: Piazzolla Las Cuatro
Unknown: Estanciones Portenas
Clarinet: Ian McDougall

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