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: On Air

With Edward Seckerson.
Nielsen Sleep Danish Radio
Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Mogens Woldike
6.40 Finzi Lo , the Full, Final Sacrifice Choir of St Paul 's Cathedral, Andrew Lucas (organ), conductor John Scott
7.00 Suk Piano Quartet in A minor, Op 1 Domus
8.00 Chabrier Espana Ulster
Orchestra/Van Pascal Tortelier


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Mogens Woldike
Conductor: Finzi Lo
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Andrew Lucas
Conductor: John Scott

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie La Scala Philharmonic , conductor Riccardo Chailly
9.13 Stanford The Blue Bird
Laudibus, conductor Michael Brewer
9.17 Finger Suite: Farewell Baker Collection
9.22 Gershwin, transcr Earl Wild Virtuoso Studies on I Got Rhythm/ Embraceable You/Fascinating Rhythm/Somebody Loves Me Earl Wild (piano)
9.31 Dyson Overture: At the Tabard Inn London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
9.44 Handel Trio Sonata in F, HWV405 Harmoniemusik
9.50 Bellini Qui la Voce Sua Soave (I Puritani) Sumi Jo (soprano), Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.00 Mid-Programme Feature - Piano Duets:
Mozart Sonata in D, K448
Murray Perahia , Radu Lupu (pianos)
10.23 John Adams Roadrunner
(Chamber Symphony) London
Sinfonietta, conducted by the Composer
10.35 Handel Water Music (excerpts) Tafelmusik, conductor Jeanne Lamon
10.41 Lange-Muller Three Poems of Vilhelm Bergsoe
Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano),
Christian Stubbe Teglbjaerk (piano)
10.50 Walton Johannesburg Festival Overture Royal Liverpool Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Conductor: Scala Philharmonic
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Conductor: Michael Brewer
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Unknown: Mozart Sonata
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Pianos: Radu Lupu
Pianos: John Adams Roadrunner
Conductor: Jeanne Lamon
Unknown: Vilhelm Bergsoe
Soprano: Inger Dam-Jensen
Piano: Christian Stubbe Teglbjaerk
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Andreas Scholl
Joan Bakewell meets the young
German countertenor Andreas Scholl.
Revised repeat


Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Andreas Scholl.

: Music Matters

As the South Bank Centre's
Meltdown festival reaches its climax, Ivan Hewett asks: has the fashion of playing any kind of music in any venue gone too far? Also, does the opening of the new Scottish parliament signal that Scotland needs its own national anthem? Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Aldeburgh Festival 1999
Chris de Souza presents a recital given on Friday in the Snape Maltings concert hall in which tenor Ian
Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake perform songs by Schubert and Britten. Schubert Wehmut, D772; DerZwerg, D771; Nacht und Traume, D827;
Der Musensohn, 0764:
An die Entfernte, D765; Am Flusse,
0766; Wilkommen und Abschied,
D767; Wandrers Nachtlied II, D768;
An die Leier, D737; Am See, D746; Im Haine, D738; Erlkonig, D328
Britten Nightmare; Slaughter; Who Are These Children?; The Children
(Who Are These Children?, Op 84); The Poet's Echo
See tomorrow's Performance on 3, 7.30pm


Pianist: Julius Drake

: The Orchestras of North America

9: Mahler Grooves!
Natalie Wheen visits the New York Philharmonic. In the first of two programmes on what was once
Mahler's orchestra, she samples interpretations of his symphonies by Bernstein, Mitropoulos and Boulez.
She also talks to current music director
Kurt Masur about the Philharmonic's commitment to the music of Beethoven, which dates back to
1842, when the orchestra gave what was only the second performance of the Symphony No 5. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Director: Kurt Masur
Producer: Alan Hall

: 100 Great Singers

Edward Downes celebrates the Russian soprano Galina Gorchakova. Producer Mark Rowlinson


Unknown: Edward Downes
Soprano: Galina Gorchakova.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

76: Rabindranath Tagore
Poet, novelist, dramatist, musician, painter and educationalist, Tagore remains one of India's leading figures. William Radice and Jatinder Verma discuss his poem Broken Song. Producer Lucy Wilmore


Unknown: Rabindranath Tagore
Unknown: William Radice
Unknown: Jatinder Verma
Producer: Lucy Wilmore

: The Year

Natalie Wheen introduces music first performed in 1957. Bernstein West Side Story (Prologue; Cool) Mickey Calin (Riff), Original Cast, conductor Max Goberman Boulez Piano Sonata No 3
Claude Helffer (piano) Xenakis Pithoprakta
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Maurice Le Roux
Stockhausen Klaviersluck XI
Aloys Kontarsky (piano)
Poulenc Dialogue des Carmelites (excerpt)
Paris Opera Orchestra, conductor Pierre Dervaux
Producer Mark Burman


Introduces: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Mickey Calin
Conductor: Max Goberman
Piano: Claude Helffer
Conductor: Maurice Le Roux
Conductor: Stockhausen Klaviersluck
Piano: Aloys Kontarsky
Conductor: Pierre Dervaux
Producer: Mark Burman
Blanche de la Force: Denise Duval (soprano)
Madame Lidoine: Regine Crespin (soprano)
Soeur Constance: Liliane Berton (soprano)
Soeur Mathilde: Giselle Desmoutiers (soprano)

: Sunday Feature: The Northern Lights

The greatest period of intellectual ferment north of the border - the Scottish Enlightenment, personified by such luminaries as David Hume and Adam Smith - came in the first hundred years after the Act of Union of 1707. As the Queen prepares to open the new Scottish Parliament,
David Walker explores the relationship between ideas and political conditions and finds a striking contemporary resonance in the rich legacy of this period. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: David Hume
Unknown: Adam Smith
Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Simon Coates

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: The Sunday Play: Byron's Fancy

David Pownall. Cambridge , 1807. Lord Byron is 19 years of age, an undergraduate, an already published poet and an established dissolute. During an intrigue he is badly beaten up and so goes into training at Gentleman
John Jackson 's Boxing Academy. For payment, the bankrupt poet will teach the champion wrestler to write verse. with David Allister , Alison Pettitt and Ben Crowe Director Marina Caldarone


Unknown: David Pownall. Cambridge
Unknown: John Jackson
Unknown: David Allister
Unknown: Alison Pettitt
Unknown: Ben Crowe
Director: Marina Caldarone
Byron: Jonathan Firth
John Eddleston: Gareth Corke
Mrs Ransom: Amanda Root
Gentleman John Jackson: David Troughton
Byron's Mother: Jennifer Piercey

: Walton's Facade

Linda Ormiston and Thomas Allen
(reciters), Psappha, conductor John Carewe
Walton Facade: an Entertainment for
Reciter and chamber Ensemble Repeat


Unknown: Linda Ormiston
Unknown: Thomas Allen
Conductor: John Carewe

: Choir Works

This week Brian Kay introduces a British choral masterpiece that was once the staple of choral societies up and down the land. Sir George Dyson 's setting of passages from the General Prologue to Chaucer's Canterbury Tales is vivid, colourful and exciting and presents as much of a challenge to the choral singer today as it did fifty years ago. Dyson The Canterbury Pilgrims
Yvonne Kenny (soprano), Robert Tear (tenor), Stephen Roberts (baritone), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hiccox


Introduces: Brian Kay
Unknown: Sir George Dyson
Soprano: Yvonne Kenny
Tenor: Stephen Roberts
Conductor: Richard Hiccox

: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Band

Evelyn Glennie (marimba), conductor Tim Reynish
Richard Rodney Bennett Morning Music Hoist Suite no 1 in E flat, Op 28
Thea Musgrave Journey through a Japanese Landscape (first broadcast) Berlioz Grande Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale, Op 15


Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Conductor: Tim Reynish
Conductor: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Thea Musgrave

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
1.00 In tonight's recorded concert Sigiswald Kuijken conducts the Netherlands Chamber Choir and La
Petite Bande, with Krisztina Laki and Nicole Fallien (sopranos) and Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor).
Mozart Davidde Penitente , K469; Ave Verum Corpus, K618
1.50 Carulli Guitar Concerto in A
2.10 Peri Uccidimi , Dolore!
2.20 Ponchlelli Capriccio for Oboe and Piano
2.30 Tchaikovsky The Seasons
3.15 Bartok Dance Suite
3.30 Dvorak Slavonic Dances , Op 46
4.05 Laszlo Lajtha Symphony No 4 (Spring)
4.30 Weber Missa Sancta No 2
5.00 Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191
5.20 Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata in D, Op 166
5.35 Gallot Pieces de lute in F minor
5.50 Uszt Gondoliera (Venezia e Napoli)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Krisztina Laki
Sopranos: Nicole Fallien
Tenor: Peter Blochwitz
Tenor: Mozart Davidde Penitente
Unknown: Peri Uccidimi
Unknown: Ponchlelli Capriccio
Unknown: Dvorak Slavonic Dances
Unknown: Laszlo Lajtha

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