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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore, including:
6.25 Sheppard Magnificat; Nunc Dimittis (The Second Service) The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
6.40 Berwald Piano Trio No 4 in C
Susan Tomes , Gaudier Ensemble
7.00 Another chance to hear part of Walton's Facade as recommended in CD Review's Building a Library.
7.10 Brahms Clarinet Sonata in Eflat, Op 120 No 2 Franklin Cohen , Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.25 Faure Elegie in C minor, Op 24
Paul Tortelier (cello), Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
8.50 Arnold Little Suite No 1 City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Director: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Susan Tomes
Unknown: Franklin Cohen
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Faure Elegie
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Johann Strauss (son)

With Donald Macleod. Johann Strauss hated travelling, yet he spent several summers running a successful concert season near St Petersburg and travelled to London, Paris, Boston and Italy to take his music to the world.
Jusisten-Ball-Tanze Waltz, Op 177
Austrian RSO, conductor Peter Guth
Im Krapfenwald, Op 336 (In the Pavlovsk Woods) Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Carlos Kleiber
Figaro Polka , Op 320 Berlin Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Stoltz
Erinnerungan Covent Garden, Op 329 LSO, conductor John Georgiadis
New Jubilee Waltz Slovak RSO, Bratislava, conductor Franz Bauer-Theussi
Wo die Citronen Blu 'n, Op 364 Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Lorin Maazel
Russicher Marsch , Op 426 Slovak RSO, Bratislava, conductor Michael Dittrich


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Peter Guth
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Conductor: Figaro Polka
Conductor: Robert Stoltz
Conductor: John Georgiadis
Conductor: Franz Bauer-Theussi
Unknown: Citronen Blu
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Russicher Marsch
Conductor: Michael Dittrich

: Work in Progress

Caryl Phillips traces the progress of his screenplay based on VS Naipaul's The Mystic Masseur, now in the stages of production with Merchant Ivory.


Unknown: Caryl Phillips

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor Piers Lane , Vellinger Quartet
10.43 Rameau Overture: Pygmalion Les Talens Lyriques, conductor Christophe Rousset
10.48 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Piers Lane
Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Conductor: Otto Klemperer

: Morning Performance

Bath Mozart Festival
Graeme Kay introduces the last of this week's five programmes of performances given at this month's festival. Music includes Mozart's String Quartet in A, K464, performed by the Quatuor Mosaiques; some of Mozart's songs performed by soprano Joan Rodgers and tenor John Mark Ainsley with pianist Roger Vignoles; Brahms's Horn Trio in E flat, Op 40, played by the Nash Ensemble; and Mozart's Fantasia in F minor played on the new organ of Bath Abbey by Peter King.


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Pianist: Roger Vignoles
Played Bythe: Nash Ensemble
Unknown: Peter King.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Djanogly Hall, Nottingham. The last of five concerts exploring the early music of Beethoven and his contemporaries. Leopold Trio
Beethoven String Trio in E flat, Op 3
Haydn String Trio in B flat (arr from Piano Sonata, H XVI 41)

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Barber Overture: The School for Scandal
Conductor Michael Stern
Dvorak Symphonic Variations/Ondrej Kukal Adams The Chairman Dances-(Nixon in China) Conductor Marin Alsop
Barber Violin Concerto Alexander Markov
(violin), conductor Marin Alsop
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) Conductor Marin Alsop


Conductor: Michael Stern
Conductor: Dvorak Symphonic

: Music Restored

Countertenor, Falsettist, Alto. Robert
Hollingworth explores the phenomenon of the countertenor voice. With music by Purcell, Handel, Bach and Britten. (R)

: In Tune

In the Garden. Over the next two weeks the Royal Opera House opens its doors to a new era. Sean Rafferty celebrates the completion of the rebuilding with a programme of music and interviews live from the Roral Hall and explores the new Linbury Studio Theatre, the rebuilt stage with up-to-date machinery, and new front of house facilities. He also talks to ROH director Michael Kaiser and meets members of the orchestra and of the opera and ballet companies who will be working there.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Director: Michael Kaiser

: Performance on 3

Steel and Gold. From Aberdeen's Music Hall. The BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra and chief conductor
Osmo Vanska continue their autumn concert series focusing on the music of Serge Rachmaninov. The exiled composer spent his final years from 1939 to 1943 living in America, and tonight's programme reflects that period in the composer's life. Presented by Kirsteen McCue.
Bernstein Three Dance Episodes (On the Town)
Schoenberg Accompaniment to a Silent Film Score
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
8.10 Twenty Minutes: From within These Walls The sculptor Antony Gormley shows Tim Marlow around his south London studio, a converted steam laundry that he shares with the painter Tom Phillips. (R)
8.30 Sergei Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances


Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Unknown: Serge Rachmaninov.
Presented By: Kirsteen McCue.
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Unknown: Antony Gormley
Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Tom Phillips.
Unknown: Sergei Rachmaninov

: Thomas Ades

Sonata da Caccia Michael Niesemann
(Baroque oboe), Andrew Clark (horn), the Composer (harpsichord)


Oboe: Andrew Clark

: Night Waves

Paul Allen chairs a discussion on one of the most pervasive ideas in human history - the dream of a Utopia -with novelist AS Byatt, geneticist Steve Jones and John Carey , editor ofthe Faber Book of Utopias. Plus a question and answer session with the audience in the British Library.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Steve Jones
Unknown: John Carey

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp introduces the first of three concerts from the Huddersfield
Contemporary Music Festival, given earlier this week in St Paul 's Hall, Huddersfield. Caroline Balding (violin),
Neil Mackenzie (tenor), Lontano, conductor Odaline de la Martinez
Julia Wolfe Girlfriend (first UK performance) Janet Owen Thomas Under the Skin (BBC commission; first performance) Jonathan Harvey Scena
Rebecca Saunders Crimson - Molly's Song 1 (first UK performance)


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: St Paul
Tenor: Neil MacKenzie
Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Conductor: Julia Wolfe Girlfriend
Unknown: Janet Owen Thomas
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey Scena
Unknown: Rebecca Saunders Crimson

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Busoni
Variations and Fugue on Chopin's C minor Prelude 12.15 Eben Hommage a Dietrich Buxtehude 12.30 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) 1.00 Zajc The Miners
2.20 Liadov The Enchanted Lake
2.30 Scriabin Two Poems; Three Etudes
2.45 Ole Buck Two Faery Songs
2.55 Purcell Pavane in G minor; Chacony in G minor3.00 Grieg, orch Sitt Norwegian Dances, Op 35 3.25 Devienne Trio No 2 in C
3.35 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
3.55 Martin Violin Concerto
4.25 Beethoven Duo in E flat, Wo032
4.35 Bruhns Wohl Dem , Derden Herren FurchtetQAS Buxtehude Praeludium, ' Fugue and Chaconne in C, BuxWV137
4.50 Jarzebski Corona Aurea 5.00
Sarasate Carmen Fantasy 5.10 Albeniz Spanish Suite, Op 4 7 5.35 Handel Water Music 5.45 Liszt Scherzo and March


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Eben Hommage
Unknown: Bruhns Wohl Dem
Unknown: Derden Herren
Unknown: Jarzebski Corona Aurea
Unknown: Sarasate Carmen

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