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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson , including:
Debussy Première Rapsodie Sharon Kam (clarinet), Itamar Golan (piano)
6.35 Schumann String Quartetin F, Op 41 No 2 Alberni Quartet
7.20 Resplghi Trittico Botticelliano Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.45 Vivaldi Concerto in E, RV269 (Spring) (The Four Seasons) Christopher Hirons (violin), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
8.00 Schubert Moment Musical in C sharp minor, D 780 No 4 Alfred Brendel (piano)
8.45 Falla The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite
No 2 NYPO, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Clarinet: Rapsodie Sharon Kam
Clarinet: Itamar Golan
Violin: Christopher Hirons
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Composer of the Week: Hector Beriioz

(1803-69) Hector Berlioz 's passionate, impulsive character yielded work which represents the high-water mark of the Romantic movement in music. In the first of this week's five programmes Donald Macleod examines the beginnings of Berlioz's turbulent life and career.
Le Maure Jaloux John Aler (tenor), Cord Garben (piano)
Overture: Les Francs-Juges London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
Messe Solennelle (excerpt)
Gilles Cachemaille (bass-baritone), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et
Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner La Mort de Cleopatre Janet Baker (mezzo), Ambrosian Opera Chorus,
LSO, conductor Alexander Gibson Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Hector Berlioz
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Messe Solennelle
Bass-Baritone: Gilles Cachemaille
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: La Mort
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: Work in Progress: Antony Gormley

In five programmes this week Anthony Gormley talks about his work on a new multi-figure sculpture. He will base the figures on his own body, and his first task is to make a cast of himself.


Presenter: Anthony Gormley
Producer: Hannah Andrassy

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. Featuring vintage performances by Gyorgy Cziffra and concluding a cycle of Dvorak symphonies. Uszt Grand Galop Chromatique Gyorgy Cziffra (piano)
10.09 Dvorak Symphonic Variations, Op 78 Czech Philharmonic, conductor Karel Sejna
10.32 Beethoven Quartet: Mir 1st So
Wunderbar (Fidelio) Irmgard Seefried and Leonie Rysanek (sopranos), Friedrich Lenz (tenor), Gottlob Frick (bass), Bavarian
State Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.37 Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Emerson Quartet
11.04 Uszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A
Gyorgy Cziffra. Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Andre Vandernoot
Producers Tony Cheevers and Richard Denison


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Gyorgy Cziffra
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Unknown: Irmgard Seefried
Sopranos: Leonie Rysanek
Sopranos: Friedrich Lenz
Tenor: Gottlob Frick
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Conductor: Andre Vandernoot
Producers: Tony Cheevers
Producers: Richard Denison

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Yo-Yo Ma
Five programmes in which
Humphrey Burton talks to Chinese-American cellist
Yo-Yo Ma about his life and music and introduces recordings from the archives, including Bach's six solo cello suites.
1: Classics. Today Yo-Yo Ma talks about his early years and about his approach to the great classical composers.
Bach Cello Suite in C. BWV1009
Haydn Cello Concerto in 0, H Vllb 2
With the BBCSO, conductor Charles Groves Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2 With Young Uck Kim (violin), Emanuel Ax (piano) Producer Adam Gatehouse


Talks: Humphrey Burton
Conductor: Charles Groves
Violin: Uck Kim

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes introduces this week's
.. I recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
Janacek Piano Sonata 1X1905 (From the Street)
Szymanowski Four Mazurkas, Op 50 Bartok 14 Bagatelles, Op 6 Repeated Saturday lpm


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
This week featuring works by Tchaikovsky. Sibelius The Wood Nymph Conductor Osmo Vanska
Moszkowski Piano Concerto
Piers Lane, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams)
Conductor Alexander Titov


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Alexander Titov

: Opera in Action

The Seven Deadly Sins: Lust
Michael White explores the theme of lust in opera, with examples from works by Wagner, Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Strauss, Purcell and Stephen Sondheim. Producer Chris Marshall


Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim.
Producer: Chris Marshall

: In Tune

The first of five programmes this week in which Sean Rafferty marks National
Orchestra Week with a look behind the scenes of some of the country's finest orchestras. Music includes at 5.05 the minuet from Boccherini's String Quintet in E(arrMaisky) played by Mischa Maisky (cello) and Daria Hovora (piano); at 5.40 Elgar's Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Andrew Davis ; and at
6.10 Sammartini's Concerto in F played by Michala Petri (recorder) with the Moscow Virtuosi under Vladimir Spivakov.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Played By: Mischa Maisky
Played By: Daria Hovora
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Played By: Michala Petri
Unknown: Vladimir Spivakov.

: Performance on 3

Boulez 2000
The London leg of concerts in celebration of Pierre Boulez 's 75th birthday concludes with an all-Hungarian programme, given last month in the Barbican Hall, London. Christian Tetzlaff (violin),
LSO, conductor Pierre Boulez
Peter Eotvos zeroPoints (first performance) Ugetl Violin Concerto
Bartok Ballet: The Wooden Prince


Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Peter Eotvos

: Night Waves

Robert Flaherty 's film Nanook ofthe North was hailed as a masterpiece on its first release in 1922 and is now being released on video. Paul Allen examines the lasting impact of Flaherty's controversial account of Eskimo life in Canada. And throughout the week Night Waves talks to contemporary British novelists about the foreign fiction writers who have inspired them and who deserve a wider audience. Roland White 's radio review: page 50


Unknown: Robert Flaherty
Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Roland White

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents late-night music from saxophonist John Surman and from the Hilliard Ensemble. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Surman
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton presents a studio set by the Bobby Worth Quartet, featuring Bobby Worth (drums), Ben Castle (tenor sax),
John Donaldson (piano) and Leon Clayton (double bass).
Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Bobby Worth
Tenor: Ben Castle
Piano: John Donaldson
Piano: Leon Clayton
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Schubert DerJunglingan der
Quelle; Ariette de Claudine ; Romance (Die Verschworenen)
12.15 Mozart Symphony No 23 in D
12.30 Francalx 11 Variations on a Theme by Haydn
12.40 Haydn Piano Sonata in D minor, H XVI 33
1.00 Schubert String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor. Op 34
2.30 Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Schubert Derjunglingan Der
Unknown: Ariette de Claudine
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Francesca

: Schools

3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Tales from Europe 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9

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