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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including after 6.00 Borodin's String Quartet No 2 played by the Takacs Quartet: at 7.30 pianist Leon McCawley performs Barber's ballet suite Souvenirs; and after 8.00
Trevor Pinnock directs the English
Concert and Choir in Haydn's Te Deum.


Pianist: Leon McCawley
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Te Deum.

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Stravinsky Ebony Concerto Benny Goodman (clarinet), Columbia Jazz
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
9.10 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 3 Philharmonia
Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati
9.29 Schubert Auf dem Strom
Benita Valente (soprano), Myron Bloom (horn), Rudolf Serkin (piano)
9.40 Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor,
Op 114 Franklin Cohen , Daniel Majeske (violin), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
10.06 Beethoven Choral Fantasia
Rudolf Serkin (piano), Westminster Choir , New York Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Clarinet: Benny Goodman
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Soprano: Benita Valente
Soprano: Myron Bloom
Horn: Rudolf Serkin
Unknown: Franklin Cohen
Violin: Daniel Majeske
Violin: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Piano: Westminster Choir
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Artist of the Week

Bryn Terfel
When Bryn Terfel sang at the last night of the Proms dressed in a Welsh rugby shirt and kicked a ball into the promenaders, it was his way of connecting fully with the audience. Joan Bakewell talks to him about the new music in his life, and about music so powerful he does not want to sing it for many years.


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Five Great Festivals
With Peggy Reynolds.
5: New Year. A time to make resolutions
- or, if you are Viennese, to dance. Music includes:
Josef Strauss Waltz: Music of the Spheres Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Willi Boskovsky Bach Chorale : In Dir 1st Freude (New Year Chorale) Paul Hurford (organ) Tippett Suite: New Year
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Josef Strauss
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Conductor: Bach Chorale
Unknown: Paul Hurford
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Proms Composer of the Week: Bernstein

5: Bernstein and the Meaning of Life Edward Seckerson presents some of Leonard Bernstein 's music that deals with the big questions, including: Chichester Psalms (excerpt) Camerata Singers, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Halil
Jonathan Snowden (flute),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Eric Stern
Mass (excerpts)
Alan Titus (celebrant), orchestra conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Flute: Jonathan Snowden
Conductor: Eric Stern
Unknown: Alan Titus

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Harrogate International Festival
Mark Rowlinson introduces a recital given in the Harrogate Theatre by pianist John Lill.
Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues from Op 87
Beethoven Sonata in E flat, Op 27 No 1 Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17


Pianist: John Lill.

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear Monday's Prom of French works, including Roussel's most successful symphony.
Annick Massis (soprano), Jean-
Philippe Collard (piano), Pascal Roge (piano), BBC Concert Orchestra. conductor Barry Wordsworth Poulenc Suite: Les Biches
Bizet Me Voila Seule dans la Nuit
(Pearl Fishers)
Thomas Ophelia 's Mad Scene (Hamlet)
Poulenc Concerto for two pianos
Roussel Symphony No 3 in G minor


Soprano: Annick Massis
Piano: Philippe Collard
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Thomas Ophelia

: Music Restored

Early Movers
In another of his conversations with leading figures from the world of early music, Christopher Cook talks to James Bowman , one of the world's most distinguished countertenors.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp
E-MAIL: music restored@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: James Bowman
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter marks the centenary of the birth of Alfred Hitchcock with an appreciation of the contribution made to his films by the musical soundtracks. Other music includes Lilly's orchestral suite Le Temple de la Paix, written in 1685, and Schumann's Konzertstuck, Op 134, performed by Murray Perahia with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Claudio Abbado.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Conducted By: Claudio Abbado.

: BBC Proms 99

The new Finnish conductor of the City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra makes his Proms debut this evening. Sakari Oramo is a keen champion of the works of Nielsen, whose Fourth
Symphony, the Inextinguishable, is performed after the interval. He is joined by a young star violinist for
Sibelius's exultant and heart-rending concerto, and revives Bridge's epic tone poem, first performed at the Proms under Henry Wood in 1912. Sarah Chang (violin), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Sakari Oramo Bridge The Sea
Sibeiius Violin Concerto
8.00 Carl Nieisen in His Own Words
A portrait of the life and ideas of Carl Nielsen - robust, earthy and humorous - drawn from his own words and music.
8.20 Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable)
Tonight's concert is also on BBC2


Unknown: Sakari Oramo
Violin: Sarah Chang
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Unknown: Carl Nieisen
Unknown: Carl Nielsen

: Postscript

Radio Poems
5: Peter Reading: Marfan
The "laureate of grot" turns his attention to a small town in Texas.

: Debussy

Sonate en Trio
Emily Beynon (flute), Michael Gieler (viola), Catherine Beynon (harp) Repeat


Flute: Emily Beynon
Flute: Michael Gieler
Viola: Catherine Beynon

: Julian Joseph

The young jazz pianist plays his own music and improvises on standards, including My Funny Valentine by Richard Rodgers. Repeat


Unknown: Richard Rodgers.

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz.
32: Whatever Happened to the Big Bands? Although the big band era came to a close around the outbreak of the Second World War, big bands themselves did not disappear. And there were be-boppers like Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk, trained in the band era, for whom it was natural to fuse the old big band style with the new musical language they had created.
Repeated from Saturday 6pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation Robert Silverman (piano)
12.15 Marco Facoli Pass e Mezzo Moderno
Rinaldo Alessandrini
12.25 Berlioz Minuet of the Will o' the Wisps (The Damnation of Faust) Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jorge Mester
12.35 Hummel Trio for two violins and cello Viktor Simcisko and Alzbeta Plazkurova (violins), Jozef Sikora (cello)
12.50 Traditional, arr
John Beckwith Two Canadian Folk songs: The Banks of Newfoundland;
Farewell to Nova Scotia Roger Cole (oboe), Jerold Gerbrecht and Don Clark (trumpets), Gwen Thompson and Mark Koenig (violins), Andrew Brown (viola), Eugene Osadchy
(cello), Wilmer Fawcett (bass), Sal Ferreras (percussion), Vancouver Chamber Choir, conductor
Jon Washburn
1.00 Tamas Vasary conducts the Hungarian Radio Symphony
Orchestra in a concert of music by Mendelssohn. Overture: A Midsummer
Night's Dream: Symphony
No 3 in A minor (Scottish); Incidental Music: A Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts)
2.10 Nicolaus Bruhns
De Profundis Max von Egmond (bass), Ricercar Consort
2.20 Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 Ronald Karten ,
Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, conductor Lev Markiz
2.45 Szymanowski Sonata No 3, Op 36 Jerzy Godziszewski (piano)
3.10 Thomas Jennefelt
Claviante Brillioso Anna-Karin Oquist (soprano), Erik Westberg Vocal Ensemble
3.20 Johann Strauss (son) Waltz:
Aeolstone Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Guth
3.30 Haydn Symphony No 77 in B flat Northern Holland Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Roelof van Driesten
3.55 Glazunov The Seasons, Op 67
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kazuyoshi Akiyama
4.40 Nielsen Flute Concerto
Petri Alanko , Finnish Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
5.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049 Netherlands
Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor
Ton Koopman
5.20 Bizet Symphony in C Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Othmar Maga


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Robert Silverman
Piano: Marco Facoli
Harpsichord: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Conductor: Jorge Mester
Cello: Viktor SimcIsko
Violins: Alzbeta Plazkurova
Cello: Jozef Sikora
Unknown: John Beckwith
Oboe: Roger Cole
Oboe: Jerold Gerbrecht
Oboe: Don Clark
Unknown: Gwen Thompson
Violins: Mark Koenig
Violins: Andrew Brown
Viola: Eugene Osadchy
Cello: Wilmer Fawcett
Bass: Sal Ferreras
Conductor: Jon Washburn
Conductor: Tamas Vasary
Unknown: Nicolaus Bruhns
Bass: Max von Egmond
Unknown: Ronald Karten
Conductor: Lev Markiz
Piano: Jerzy Godziszewski
Piano: Thomas Jennefelt
Soprano: Anna-Karin Oquist
Soprano: Erik Westberg
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Peter Guth
Conductor: Roelof van Driesten
Conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama
Unknown: Petri Alanko
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Othmar Maga

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