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: Morning on

With Penny Gore .
Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 Camerata Academica Salzburg, director Augustin Dumay (violin)
6.30 Berlioz La Morte d'Orphelie Cecilia Bartoli (soprano),
Myung-Whun Chung (piano)
7.00 Debussy Piano Trio Trio Fontenay
7.45 Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 1 Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.00 Delibes Flower Duet (Lakme) Hei-Kyung Hong (soprano), Jennifer Lamore (mezzo), Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Jesus Lopez Cobos
8.30 Piazzolla Three Pieces for Piano and String Orchestra Vadim Sakharov ,
Kremerata Baltica , director Gidon Kremer


Unknown: Penny Gore
Violin: Augustin Dumay
Soprano: Cecilia Bartoli
Piano: Myung-Whun Chung
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
Soprano: Kyung Hong
Soprano: Jennifer Lamore
Conductor: Jesus Lopez Cobos
Unknown: Vadim Sakharov
Unknown: Kremerata Baltica
Director: Gidon Kremer

: Composer of the Week: Dukas

With Donald Macleod.
Ariane et Barbe-Bleu (excerpts)
Chorus of Radio France, New Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France, conductor Armin Jordan


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Ariane: Katherine Ciesinski (mezzo)
Blue-Beard: Gabriel Bacquier (baritone)
Nurse: Marianna Paunova (alto)
Selysette: Hanna Schaer (mezzo)
Ygraine: Anne-Marie Banzat (soprano)
Melisande: Jocelyne Chamonin (soprano)
Ballangere: Michelle Command (baritone)
Peasants: Chris de Moor (baritones)
Peasants: André Meurant (baritones)
Peasants: Gilbert Chrétien (baritones)

: Work in Progress

Siobhan Davies is making a contemporary dance to show off classical dancers as they return to their home at the new Royal Opera House.


Unknown: Siobhan Davies

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 48 Sviatoslav Richter
10.18 Paganini Violin Concerto No 1, Op 6 Michael Rabin , Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Goossens
10.49 Haydn Piano Sonata in Eflat, HXVI 49 Leif Ove Andsnes
11.08 Bach Orchestral Suite No 4 in D, BWV1069La Petite Bande , conductor Sigiswald Kuijken


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Michael Rabin
Conductor: Eugene Goossens
Conductor: Petite Bande
Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Barry Douglas
The series of programmes in which Humphrey Burton introduces BBC recordings by pianist Barry Douglas. Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54
Beethoven Piano Sonata in A, Op 101 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in o minorUlster Orchestra, conductor Dmitri Sitkovetsky


Unknown: Barry Douglas
Introduces: Humphrey Burton
Pianist: Barry Douglas.
Conductor: Dmitri Sitkovetsky

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beethoven Quartet Cycle
Stephanie Hughes presents a two-week lunchtime recital series of the complete Beethoven String Quartets. Takacs Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in G Op 18 No 2; String Quartet in E flat, Op 74 (Harp)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Howard Shelley (piano), Slbelius Symphony No 2


Piano: Howard Shelley

: Choral Evensong

Live from Winchester Cathedral. Introit:
There Is No Rose (Joubert). Responses
(Ayleward). Psalms 6,7,8 (Purcell, Turner, Barnby, SS Wesley , Lawes). First Lesson: Isaiah 41, wl-16. Office Hymn: Hark the Glad Sound! (Bristol). Canticles: Bairstow in G. Second Lesson: Philippians 2, wl-11. Anthem: Ad Te Levavi (Patrick Gowers ). Hymn: Lo, He Comes (Helmsley). Organ Voluntary: Le Monde dans I'Attente du
Sauveur(Dupre). Organist and director of music David Hill. Sub organist Philip Scriven.


Unknown: Ss Wesley
Unknown: Patrick Gowers
Music: David Hill.
Organist: Philip Scriven.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents guests, arts news and music, including at 5.40 Mozart's
Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495; at 6.00 Purcell's Rejoice in the Lord Alway (Bell Anthem); and at 6.30 lbert's Divertissement.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Paul Guinery presents a concert from Worcester Cathedral, exploring the influence of plainsong melody on music from the last 1,000 years.
City of Birmingham Youth Chorus,
Cardinall'sMusick/Andrew Carwood, BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox Plainsong Gloria (Mass VIII)
Respighi San Gregorio Magno (Vetrate di Chiesa)
Plainsong Western
Wynde Taverner Gloria (Western Wynde Mass) Bruckner Os Justi ; Vexilla Regis ;
Afferentur Regi ; Aequalis; Christus Factus Est; Aequalis
Michael Finnissy Palm Sunday (first performance)
Plainsong Alleluia Chant for Holy Week Haydn Symphony No 30 in C (Alleluja) Hoist Hymn of Jesus


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Wynde Taverner Gloria
Unknown: Bruckner Os Justi
Unknown: Vexilla Regis
Unknown: Afferentur Regi

: Frescobaldi

The Ensemble Fitzwilliam perform a selection of Canzoni by Glralmo Frescobaldi , including Canzon Seconda Basson.


Unknown: Glralmo Frescobaldi
Unknown: Seconda Basson.

: Royal Opera House Opening Gala

Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden , a relay of the operatic half of tonight's gala opening concert, which can also be seen on BBC2 from 8.00pm. Presented by James Naughtie.
Weber Overture: Oberon (written for Covent Garden in 1826) Wagner Love Duet: Die Walkure. Act
Beethoven Fidelio (finale) Soloists including Christine Brewer (soprano), Stig Andersen (tenor), Timothy Robinson
(tenor), Robert Lloyd (bass), Jeremy White (bass), Robert Earle (bass), Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera
House, conductor Bernard Haitink
James Naughtie and Darcey Bussell on the new house: page 35
Brian Kay on an opening to savour: page 56


Unknown: Covent Garden
Presented By: James Naughtie.
Soprano: Christine Brewer
Soprano: Stig Andersen
Tenor: Timothy Robinson
Tenor: Robert Lloyd
Bass: Jeremy White
Bass: Robert Earle
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: James Naughtie
Conductor: Darcey Bussell
Unknown: Brian Kay
Siegmund: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Sieglinde: Deborah Polaski (soprano)

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents music from the court of 17th-century Versailles and from the villages of Liberia. Plus Paul Lansky 's
Night Traffic, an electronic treatment of sampled traffic noise recorded in the middle of a four-lane highway in America.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Paul Lansky

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton investigates 50 years of the Prestige record label and delves into the celebratory set of three CDs that look back at the company's artists, including Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane.


Presenter: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Beethoven, arr Wenzel Sediak Overture: Fidelio 12.15 Korngold Violin Concerto, Op 3512.40 Chopin Ten
Preludes, Op 28 1.00 Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn Hindemith
Sinfonietta 2.15 Purcell Incidental Music: Timon of Athens 2.35 Mozart Piano Sonata in F, K280
3.00 5.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together: an Assembly for Schools 3.40 Dance
Workshop 4.00 EAL Playtime 4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12 4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Gluck Overture: Iphigenie en Tauride 5.10
Fesch Concerto in B flat, Op 10 No 2 5.20 Berlioz Overture: King Lear5.55 Gigout Toccata in B minor


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Wenzel Sediak
Unknown: Beethoven Grosse

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