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: Morning on

AM With Penny Gore, including Strauss Wind
Serenade in E flat, Op 7 Britten Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
6.40 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K309
Christoph Eschenbach 7.00 Schumann Cello Concerto in A m/norYo-Yo Ma,
Bavarian RSO, conductor Colin Davis
7.40 Britten Simple Symphony Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Kenneth Sillito 8.00 Saint-Saens Danse Macabre
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel 8.50
Handel Zadok the Priest Westminster Abbey Choir, English Concert, director Simon Preston


Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Unknown: Christoph Eschenbach
Conductor: Colin Davis
Director: Kenneth Sillito
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Handel Zadok
Director: Simon Preston

: Composer of the Week: Faure

With Donald Macleod. 3: The Feminine Muse
Nocturnes: No 9 in B minor; No 10 in E minor Kathryn Stott (piano)
Penelope (excerpts) Germaine Cerzay (mezzo), conductor
Gustave Cloez Serenade, Op 98 Steven Isserlis (cello), Pascal Devoyon (piano)
La Chanson d 'Eve, Op 95 (Song cycle to poems by Charles van Leberghe )
Elly Ameling (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Germaine Cerzay
Conductor: Gustave Cloez
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Unknown: Charles van Leberghe
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Soprano: Dalton Baldwin

: Work in Progress: Jatinder Verma

Writer and director Jatinder Verma charts the process of staging his new play Genesis with his theatre company Tara Arts.


Subject: Jatinder Verma

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D664 Shura Cherkassky
10.24 Mozart NehmtMeinen Dank, IhrHolden Gonner, K383 Emma Kirkby (soprano),
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
10.28 Haydn Symphony No 45 in Fsharp minor
(Farewell) Hanover Band/Roy Goodman
10.56 Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op
19Marcel Hubert, Shura Cherkassky (piano)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Shura Cherkassky
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Director: Christopher Hogwood

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Alfred Brendel
The composerwith whom Alfred Brendel is associated above all is Beethoven.
Humphrey Burton plays some of Brendel's Beethoven performances in recordings from the archives spanning nearly 30 years. Beethoven Sonata in G, Op 79; Sonata in A flat, Op 26; Sonata in A flat, Op 110; Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Simon Rattle


Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

PM New Generations. Verity Sharp presents the first live concert in a new lunchtime series launching the debut recitals of artists featured in Radio 3's New
Generation Artists scheme. Today's programme features the London recital debut of an exciting young violinist from Georgia. Elisabeth Batiashvili (violin), Milana Chenavskaya (piano)
Bach Solo Partita No 1 in B minor, BWV1002 Brahms Violin Sonata in G, Op 78 Brian Kay : page 48


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Violin: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Piano: Milana Chenavskaya
Unknown: Brian Kay

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Faure PavaneThe Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
Poulenc Organ Concerto Wayne Marshall (organ), conductor Harry Christophers Debussy La MerConductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Poulenc SeptReponsde TenebresJhe Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers Faure Requiem The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers


Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Harry Christophers

: Choral Evensong

From Lichfield Cathedral. Introit: O God, the Proud Are Risen (Tomkins). Responses (Byrd). Office Hymn: O Heavenly Word of God on High (Verbum Supernum).
Psalm 119, w33-38 (Byrd). First Lesson: Proverbs 8, w4-ll. Canticles: The Second Service (Gibbons). Second Lesson: 2
Timothy 3, v 10; 2 Timothy 4, v 8. Anthems: How Are the Mighty Fallen (Ramsey); In
Pace (Blitheman). Organ Voluntary: A Fancy for Two to Play (Tomkins).
Organist and master of the choristers Andrew Lumsden.
Assistant organist Robert Sharpe.


Unknown: Andrew Lumsden.
Organist: Robert Sharpe.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes
Beethoven's String Quartet in F (after Piano Sonata, Op 14 No 1) played by the LaSalle Quartet and Dvorak's American Suite in A performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Conducted By: Antal Dorati.

: Performance on 3

A concert given earlier this week in Norwich Cathedral as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival in which the glories of 16th-century English sacred music are contrasted with works from our own time, including the world premiere of John Tavener 's Nipson- inspired by an inscription from the Cathedral of St Sophia, Istanbul. Michael Chance (countertenor), Fretwork, BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
Gibbons This Is the Record of John ; Behold, Thou Hast Made My Days
Parsley Conserva Me, Domine; In Nomine Picforth In Nomine a 5 Moody In Nomine
Byrd Ah Silly Soul; How Vain the Toils
Gibbons See, See, the Word Is Incarnate Tavener Nipson (first performance)
Tavemer Sanctus; Benedictus (Missa Gloria Tibi Trinitas)
Bo Holten In Nomine (first performance) Byrd 0 God That Guides the Cheerful Sun


Unknown: John Tavener
Conductor: Bo Holten
Unknown: Bo Holten

: Stravinsky

Orpheus (excerpts)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen


Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Night Waves

Why is contemporary British culture still so confused about sexuality? Sarah Dunant asks what the current debate about television's own portrayal of sex reveals about modern society? And in the third programme of this week's series The Lost Voices of British Poetry Robert Crawford champions Robert Ferguson , who wrote in Scots and English and inspired his more famous friend Robert Burns.


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Unknown: Robert Crawford
Unknown: Robert Ferguson
Unknown: Robert Burns.

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp investigates the 20th century's preoccupation with rewriting the music of past ages. Including
Philip Sheppard 's The Glass Cathedral and a soulful track from Vietnam.


Unknown: Philip Sheppard

: Jazz Notes

At Ronnie Scott 's
Regina Carter is one of finest jazz violinists. Alyn Shipton introduces music from Regina Carter 's current quintet. The line-up features Rodney Jones on guitar,
Vana Gieris on piano, Sean Conley on bass and Alvester Garnett on drums.


Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Regina Carter
Violinists: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Regina Carter
Unknown: Rodney Jones
Guitar: Vana Gieris
Piano: Sean Conley
Piano: Alvester Garnett

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Beethoven Waltz in F, Opposth; Minuet in G, Wo010 No 212.10 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue 12.25 Britten A
Ceremony of Carols 12.50 Granados Quejas o la Maja y el Ruisenor (Goyescas)
1.00 Beethoven Overture: Coriolan;
Symphony No 5 in C minorL45 Moszkowski Piano Concerto in E 2.20 Thuille Sextet in B flat, Op 6 2.50 Caidara Stabat Mater
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together: an Assembly for Schools 3.40 Dance
Workshop 4.00 Let's Move! 4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12 4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Kurpinski Two Huts 5.05 Mozart Keyboard
Fantasia in C minor, K396 5.15 Beethoven Wellington's 's Victory, Op 915.30 Dela Violin Sonatine 5.40 Fetis Sanctus (Messe des
Solennes Majeurs) 5.50 Glinka Kamannskaya


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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