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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Grieg Two Norwegian Airs
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, conductor lona Brown
6.30 Franz Berwald Symphony No 3 (Symphonie Singuliere)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.00 Schubert Impromptu in B flat, D935 Andreas Haefliger (piano)
7.45 Biber Sonata Representativa II Giardino Armonico, director Giovanni Antonini
8.00 Ravel, arr Grainger La Vallée des Cloches (Miroirs)
Philharmonia Orchestra , conductor Geoffrey Simon
8.10 Scarlatti Sonata in C minor,
Kk303 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
8.40 Vaughan Williams The Lark AscendingTasmin Little (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Conductor: Lona Brown
Piano: Andreas Haefliger
Director: Giovanni Antonini
Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Piano: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Proms Composer of the Week: Grieg

With Donald Macleod.
4: Fame
Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the life and work of Grieg with a look at the works written when the composer and his wife moved to Bergen, where they lived in a house built specially for them.
Grieg's international reputation as a composer was growing and he wrote his finest song cycle.
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (Lyric
Pieces Book 8) Percy Grainger (piano) Holberg Suite Norwegian Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Terje Tonnesen Haugtussa
Anne-Sophie von Otter (soprano), Bengt Forsberg (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Percy Grainger
Conductor: Terje Tonnesen
Piano: Bengt Forsberg

: Work in Progress

Edward Bond
Edward Bond is at work on a new
French translation. Much of Bond's work is performed internationally and the process of translation prompts new questions about his use of language and its meaning.


Unknown: Edward Bond
Unknown: Edward Bond

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Janacek Danube Symphony
Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Frantisek Jilek
10.22 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2
(Moonlight) Robert Casadesus
10.36 Beethoven String Quartet in Eflat, Op 74 Talich Quartet
11.08 Ravel A la Manière de Borodin
Robert Casadesus (piano)
11.10 Borodin Symphony No 3 in A minor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Frantisek Jilek
Unknown: Robert Casadesus
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Morning Performance

1999 Salzburg Festival
Graeme Kay presents a varied programme from the 1999 Salzburg Festival, featuring pianists Maurizio and Daniele Pollini , Gianluca Cascioli and the Accardo Quartet. As we approach the millennium he looks at the role of 20th-century music in today's Salzburg Festival.
See also Performance on 3. 7.30pm


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Daniele Pollini
Unknown: Gianluca Cascioli

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Julian Rachlin (violin), Itamar Golan (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
Franck Violin Sonata


Violin: Julian Rachlin
Piano: Itamar Golan

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last
Thursday's Prom, which marked a welcome return for a favourite soloist in the second concert given by the Bavarian State Orchestra. Bruckner's monumental symphonic tapestry dominates a programme which began with a sparkling tribute to Chopin in the year of the 150th anniversary of his death. Evgeny Kissin (piano),
Bavarian State Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta
Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor


Piano: Evgeny Kissin
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

: The Piano

From the Far East
Piers Lane returns with a new series of the programme for the autumn. Today he focuses on recordings made by some of the great pianists to have appeared in the Far East since the 1950s. The programme includes a specially recorded session by the young Chinese-American, Helen Huang , playing Debussy's Suite Bergamasque. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Helen Huang

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to the tenor Anthony Rolfe Johnson as he prepares for a performance at the English National Opera of Monteverdi's Orfeo, not as a singer but as a conductor. Music includes
Sylvia McNair singing Exsultate Jubilate by Mozart and lbert's Divertissement.
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Unknown: Sylvia McNair

: Performance on 3

1999 Salzburg Festival
The world premiere staging of Luciano Berio 's new "musical action", specially created for the unique space of Salzburg's
Felsenreitschule to launch the 1999 Salzburg Festival. Inspired by the venue's stone wall - three tiers of arches cut into a mountainside - this music theatre work explores the image of a wall in human perception: as a home, as a barrier, as a manifestation of hubris and as a symbol of power.
Hildegard Behrens leads a large cast of singers and players, many of them concealed within the galleries of the wall itself.
Berio Cronaca del Luogo hosepipe, watering can) Tblz Boys ' Choir,
Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Sound Forum, conductor Sylvain Cambreling


Unknown: Luciano Berio
Unknown: Hildegard Behrens
Unknown: Berio Cronaca Del Luogo
Unknown: Tblz Boys
Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
R: Hildegarde Behrens(soprano)
Orvid: Monica Bacelli(mezzo)
Phanuel: Matthias Klink(tenor)
General: Frode Olsen(bass)
Nino: David Moss(vocaliser)
Ageless man: Urban Malmberg(baritone)
Sapir: Gabriele Cassone(trumpet)
Abulafia: Christian Lindberg(trombone

: New-Look Mozart

Jean Francaix joins the Mainz Wind Ensemble in a performance of his own Hommage a I' Ami Papageno.


Unknown: Jean Francaix

: Night Waves

Is the creativity of business more important than art? What role has creativity in urban renewal? As Sunderland University brings novelists, businessmen, journalists, dancers and academics together to debate the role of the creative industries, Patrick Wright explores the redefinition of creativity and its role in society.


Unknown: Patrick Wright

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington explores more new sounds from plainchant to postmodern, from ancient melody to new technology, in this new series. See Monday for details


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnap joins Alyn Shipton to review the latest jazz CDs.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Musorgsky, arr Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
12.15am Paganinl Sonata
Concertata in A Tamaz Lorenz
(violin), Jerko Novak (guitar)
12.40 Busoni Indianisches Tagebuch (Book 1) Valerie Tryon (piano)
12.55 Josef Seger Toccata No 3 in A minor Kees van Houten (organ)
1.00 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kazushi Ono
1.45 Rossini Almaviva 's serenade
(The Barber of Seville) Denes Gulyas (tenor), Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Adam Medveczky
1.55 Michele Mascitti Adagio Pierre Pitzl and Mary Jean Bolli (violas da gamba), Luciano Contini (archlute), Augusta Campagne (harpsichord)
2.00 Alessandro Scarlatti St John
Basler Madrigalists, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis String Ensemble, director Fritz Naf
2.55 Spohr Duo in F, Op 148 Vilmos Szabadi and Miklos
Szenthelyi (violins)
3.10 Beethoven Piano Concerto No
1 in C, Op 15 Dubravka Tomsic -Srebotnjak, Slovenian Radio-
Television Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anton Nanut
3.55 Mozart Serenade in C minor,
K388 Wind Ensemble of the Hungarian State Opera
4.20 Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2
Ljubljanski Godalni Quartet
5.00 Handel The Arrival of the Queen ofSheba (Solomon, HWV67) Brandenburg Orchestra, conductor Paul Dyer
5.10 Jan Blockx Flemish Dances
BRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels, conductor Alexander Rahbari
5.25 Rachmaninov Prelude in C minor. Op 23 No 7 Jane Coop (piano)
5.30 Julius Rontgen Serenade , Op 14 Viotta Ensemble


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Violin: Tamaz Lorenz
Violin: Jerko Novak
Piano: Valerie Tryon
Piano: Josef Seger
Conductor: Kazushi Ono
Conductor: Rossini Almaviva
Tenor: Denes Gulyas
Conductor: Adam Medveczky
Conductor: Mary Jean Bolli
Unknown: Luciano Contini
Director: Fritz Naf
Unknown: Dubravka Tomsic
Conductor: Anton Nanut
Conductor: Paul Dyer
Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
Piano: Julius Rontgen Serenade
Evangelist: Rene Jacobs(countertenor)
Pontius Pilate: Graham Pushee(countertenor)
Christ: Kurt Widmer(baritone)

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