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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music in this morning's programme includes:
6.10 Britten Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
6.40 Stravinsky Berceuse (Firebird) Isabelle van Keulen (violin), Olli Mustonen (piano)
7.05 Mozart Eine Kleine
Nachtmusik, K525
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.35 Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Samson Francois (piano), Paris Conservatiore Concert Society
Orchestra, conductor Andre Cluytens
8.10 Handel Incidental music: the Alchymist Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
8.30 Dvorak Song to the Moon
(Rusalka) Renee Fleming (soprano), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.35 Brahms Three Intermezzi, Op 117 Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Stravinsky Berceuse
Violin: Isabelle van Keulen
Piano: Olli Mustonen
Piano: Mozart Eine Kleine
Piano: Samson Francois
Conductor: Andre Cluytens
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Leif Ove Andsnes

: Composer of the Week: Grieg

With Donald Macleod.
2: Associations with Three Great
Contemporaries: Rikard Nordraak ,
Bjomsteme Bjornson and Henrik Ibsen The influence on Grieg of three writers: the composer's guilt at Nordraak's early death; texts for
Grieg to set; incidental music that has outlived the play; and some projects that came to nothing. Humoresques, Op 6
Gerhard Oppitz (piano) The First Meeting
Barbara Bonney (soprano),
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Lyric Piece, Op 12 No 8 Peter Katin (piano)
Three orchestral pieces (Sigurd Jorsalfar ) Ulster Orchestra, conductor Paul Mann
En Svane
Barbara Bonney (soprano),
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Peer Gynt (excerpts)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Rikard Nordraak
Unknown: Bjomsteme Bjornson
Unknown: Henrik Ibsen
Piano: Gerhard Oppitz
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Piano: Peter Katin
Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar
Conductor: Paul Mann
Soprano: Barbara Bonney

: Work in Progress

Edward Bond
In the second of five programmes this week Edward Bond shares his thoughts on theatre as he begins writing a new drama. As well as thinking in terms of ideas and images he questions the nature of drama itself and considers his responsibilities to his audience.
Today he talks about the sources of his drama - from objects and images to everyday encounters.


Unknown: Edward Bond

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Faure Dolly Suite Robert and Gaby Casadesus (piano duet)
10.30 lbert Escales French Radio
Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
10.36 Beethoven String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Rasumovsky) Vegh Quartet
11.15 Janacek Schluck und Lau
(incidental music) Brno State PO, conductor Frantisek Jilek


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Piano: Gaby Casadesus
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Unknown: Janacek Schluck
Conductor: Frantisek Jilek

: Morning Performance

1999 Salzburg Festival
In the second of this week's programmes from Salzburg the major work is Mahler's Das Lied von der
Erde. The Vienna Philharmonic is conducted by Kent Nagano (replacing the injured Pierre Boulez ) with soloists Simon Keelyside (baritone) and Michael Schade (tenor) who talks to Graeme Kay about the pleasures of Salzburg, Mahler and Mozart. And Peter Wachter gives a view of the Festival from the front desk of the Vienna Philharmonic.


Conducted By: Kent Nagano
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Soloists: Simon Keelyside
Soloists: Michael Schade
Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Peter Wachter

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas. Lowri Blake (cello),
Iwan Llewellyn Jones (piano)
Martinu Variations on a Slovak Folk
Kodaly Cello Sonata, Op 4
Lutoslawski Grave (Metamorphoses); Sacher Variation for solo cello
Martinu Variations on a Theme of Rossini Repeat


Presented By: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Cello: Lowri Blake
Piano: Iwan Llewellyn Jones

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last
Tuesday's Prom in which a brief and eloquent memorial piece by the contemporary Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag prefaced Mahler's monumental symphony - an exploration of the aspirations of humanity for a better world, and the search for Utopia - which culminates in glorious heaven-storming optimism. Juliane Banse (soprano), Birgit Remmert (mezzo),
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Gyorgy Kurtag Grabstein fur Stephan Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)


Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Soprano: Juliane Banse
Soprano: Birgit Remmert
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Gyorgy Kurtag Grabstein

: Voices

A Spanner in the Works
The path of true love can sometimes run smooth, but is frequently stopped in its tracks, lain Burnside reflects on the causes of unrequited love, with the aid of Schubert, Ivor Novello and Nina Simone among others. Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Ivor Novello
Unknown: Nina Simone
Producer: Clive Portbury

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes Ravel's Sheherazade performed by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Pierre Boulez and Mozart's Trio in E flat for piano, clarinet and viola (Kegelstatt), K498.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Conducted By: Pierre Boulez

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival 1999 Verity Sharp presents a concert of contemporary music given by the newly formed Ensemble Modern Orchestra in the Usher Hall,
Edinburgh, during this year's festival. Collegium Vocale Gent, Ensemble Modern Orchestra, conductors
Frank Ollu and John Adams
Ives Symphony No 4
Gordon Sunshine of Your Love (first performance)
8.20 Book of the Month
An extended review of Nicholas
Murray's new biography of Andrew Marvell - the first full biography for more than 30 years - in which he explores the politics and poetry of a man who lived through one of the most turbulent periods in English political history and produced some of the finest lyric poetry in the language.
8.40 John Adams Naive and Sentimental Music (first European performance)
Conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Conductors: Frank Ollu
Conductors: John Adams
Unknown: Andrew Marvell
Unknown: John Adams

: Night Waves

From the Queen's bedroom to a column of dead rats - Paul Allen and guests discuss Charles Saatchi 's latest survey of emerging British artists, Neurotic Realism Part Two.
What do they tell us of the preoccupations of their generation? Do they share more than a powerful patron and gallery space? And as Buena Vista Social Club opens in Britain, how well does Wim Wenders 's film capture the spirit of Ry Cooder 's extraordinary Cuban ensemble?


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Charles Saatchi
Unknown: Wim Wenders
Unknown: Ry Cooder

: Late Junction

More from Radio 3's new late evening series exploring music outside the mainstream repertoire, covering everything from plainchant to postmodern.
See Monday for details

: Jazz Notes

At Brecon
A second set from Trumpet Summit introduced by Alyn Shipton who also talks to the solo trumpeters Jon Fassid. Roy Hargrove and Nicholas Payton.


Introduced By: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Jon Fassid.
Unknown: Roy Hargrove
Unknown: Nicholas Payton.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Telemann Trio Sonata in FThielman
12.10am Jacques Hetu Les Illusions Fanées. Op 46 Tudor Singers of Montreal, director Patrick Wedd
12.25 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 21 Artur Rubinstein , National Philharmonic Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Witold Rowicki
12.55 Louis-Claude Daquin
Le Coucou Colin Tilney (harpsichord)
1.00 A concert given by the Berlin
Academy for Ancient Music as part of the Ancient Days Regensberg series. Christine Schornsheim (organ) Telemann Concerto for three trumpets, trombone, strings and basso continuo
CPE Bach Organ Concerto in G
Bach Sinfonia: Chorus No 2 (Cantata "Wir danken dir, Goff", BWV29)
2.25 Paul Gilson The Sea; Sunrise; Dance of the Sailors; Dusk
BRTN Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karl-Anton Richenbacher
3.00 Jardanyi Fantasy and Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song
Wind Quintet of the Hungarian Radio Orchestra
3.25 Kuhnau Der Streit zwischen
David und Goliath (Biblical Sonatas, No 1) Luc Beausejour (organ)
3.40 Bach Violin Partita No 3 in E,
BWV1006 Sigiswald Kuijken
3.55 Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat (Drum Roll) Collegium Aureum
4.30 Dohnanyi String Quartet in D flat Kodaly Quartet
5.00 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 9 in E flat Rian de Waal (piano)
5.15 Berio Folk Songs Jean Stillwell (mezzo), Canadian Chamber
Ensemble, conductor Raffi Armenian
5.50 Fesch Concerto in G, Op 5 No 3 Musica ad Rhenum


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Director: Patrick Wedd
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Unknown: Louis-Claude Daquin
Unknown: Christine Schornsheim
Unknown: Paul Gilson
Conductor: Karl-Anton Richenbacher
Unknown: Kuhnau Der Streit
Unknown: Luc Beausejour
Piano: Rian de Waal
Songs: Jean Stillwell

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