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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Bach Keyboard Concerto in E, BWV1053 Andrei Gavrilov (piano), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
6.40 Schubert An den Mond Ian Partridge (tenor),
Jennifer Partridge (piano)
7.00 Charles T Grlffes The Fountain of AcquaPaola Alan Feinberg (piano)
7.45 Mozart Serenade in D, K239 (Serenata Notturna)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.10Szymanowskl Concert Overture BBC PO, conductor VassilySinaisky
8.45 Korngold Mein Sehnen ,
Mein Wahnen (Die Tote Stadt) Bo Skovhus (baritone), English National Opera
Orchestra, conductor James Conlon


Piano: Andrei Gavrilov
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Tenor: Mond Ian Partridge
Piano: Jennifer Partridge
Piano: Acquapaola Alan Feinberg
Piano: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Korngold Mein Sehnen
Unknown: Mein Wahnen
Baritone: Bo Skovhus
Conductor: James Conlon

: Composer of the Week: Sibelius

"My sanity is failing....everything is going to pieces," wrote Sibelius in his diary on New Year's Eve, 1912. In the last of this week's five programmes Donald Macleod recounts some of the many difficulties that Sibelius faced from his forties onwards and considers some of his later works.
Serenade No 2, Op 69
Anne-Sophie Mutter(violin), Dresden
Staatskapelle, conductor Andre Previn Flower Songs, Op 88 Karita Mattila (soprano), llmo Ranta (piano)
The Bard, Op 64 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn Valse Triste (Kuolema)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Tapiola, Op 112 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Paul Daniel


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Valse Triste
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: Work In Progress

Actor, director and writer Steven Berkoff talks about writing, directing and casting his new play.


Talks: Steven Berkoff

: Masterworks

Stephanie Hughes. Vivaldi Overture: II Giustino L'Arte dell'Arco, conductor Christopher Hogwood
10.12 Ravel Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme Janet Baker (mezzo), Melos Ensemble, conductor Bernard Keeffe
10.25 Smetana Two Poetic Polkas
Andras Schiff (piano)
10.33 Purcell Chacony in G minor
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
10.39 Britten Phaedra Janet Baker
(mezzo), ECO, conductor Steuart Bedford
10.56 Bizet Roma
Lille National Orchestra, conductor Jean-Claude Casadesus


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Mallarme Janet Baker
Conductor: Bernard Keeffe
Piano: Andras Schiff
Piano: Purcell Chacony
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus

: Morning Performance

Planoworks 99
Piers Lane introduces the last of five programmes from the annual piano festival, including the UK premiere of a turn-of-the-century Polish-American concerto.
Faur6 Ballade, Op 19 Kathryn Stott (piano), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Leighton Alleluia Pascha Nostrum Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Jonathan Plowright (piano)
Stojowski Prologue , Scherzo and Variations Jonathan Plowright (piano), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Michael Daugherty Le Tombeau de
Liberace ArturPizzaro (piano), Duncan McTier(double bass), Vellinger Quartet


Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Piano: Jonathan Plowright
Piano: Stojowski Prologue
Piano: Jonathan Plowright
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Kirsteen McCue introduces a concert given last year in Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art as part of the Music Live festival. Ilia Gringolts (violin), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Ravel Violin Sonata No 2
Mozart Violin Sonata in D, K306 Ravel Tzigane(R)


Introduces: Kirsteen McCue
Violin: Ilia Gringolts
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Debussy Jeux Conductor Philippe Auguin Mozart Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat,
K595 Lars Vogt , conductor Andrew Davis Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F Conductor Andrew Davis
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Conductor Philippe Auguin


Conductor: Philippe Auguin
Conductor: Lars Vogt
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Philippe Auguin

: Music Restored

Robert Hollingworth looks at the state of early music-making in Canada, with performances by Arion, Tafelmusik and Other groups. Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Robert Hollingworth
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.05 Prokofiev's Cinq Mélodies performed by Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) and Pavel Gililov (piano); at 5.45 Mozart's Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K41 7, played by the English Chamber Orchestra under Barry Tuckwell (horn); and at 6.00 Bach's Lute Suite in E minor, BWV996, played by John Williams (guitar).


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Violin: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Violin: Pavel Gililov
Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Guitar: John Williams

: Performance on 3

Sibelius Cycle
From the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Petroc Trelawny introduces the first concert in a series featuring the works of Sibelius. BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Sibelius Karelia Suite; Symphony No 3
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Against Oblivion Poet and critic Ian Hamilton champions some of the lost poets of the last century. 2: Norman Cameron and Weldon Kees
Norman Cameron (1905-53) wrote only 70 poems, and Weldon Kees (1914-55) about 150. Their merits and real talents have been obscured not only by their slender outputs, but in Cameron's case also by his famous friends, and in Kees's case by his bizarre end - he disappeared without trace.
8.35 Sibelius Symphony No 1


Unknown: Ian Hamilton
Unknown: Norman Cameron
Unknown: Weldon Kees
Unknown: Norman Cameron
Unknown: Weldon Kees

: Night Waves

Paul Allen discusses current views on Lenin, the founder and first leader of the Soviet Union, as a new biography uses material from recently opened archives to piece togetherthe public and private lives of one of the colossal figures of modern history. And a new translation of the Icelandic sagas prompts reassessment of so me of the greatest works of the medieval world. Plus the last of this week's series on Africa, which looks today at tribal values and conflict in contemporary Nigerian culture.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Hear and Now

Soprano Jane Manning and the ensemble Jane's Minstrels perform new British music with landscape connections.
Anthony Payne Adlestrop ; Scenes from "The Woodlanders"
Gerard McBurney Rain; A Winter's Walk round Troitse-Lykovo Park


Soprano: Jane Manning
Unknown: Anthony Payne Adlestrop
Unknown: Gerard McBurney

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Salieri Concerto in C for flute and oboe 12.25 Beethoven Wellingtons Sieg , Op 91 (Battle Symphony) 12.40
Mozart Divertimento in D, K2051.00 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A; Symphony No 8 in F
2.05 Wilms Sonata in C, Op 312.25 C P E Bach Flute Concerto in B flat, Wq167 2.50 Purcell Suite: The Virtuous Wife 3.10
Britten Piano Concerto3.50 Llthander Divertimento No 14.00 Chadwick
Symphony No 2 in B flat 4.35 Buxtehude Psalm 98: Singet dem Herrn ein Neues
Lied 4.45 Emanuel Andriaenssen Prince
(Pratum Musicum, 1584) Adrlaen Valerius Engels Malsims ; Mrs Mary Hofmans
Almand (Nederlandtsche Gedenck-Clanck)
5.00 Cherubini Requiem Mass No 1 in C minor 5.40 MacDowell To a Wild Rose
5.50 StraussLove Scene (Feuersnot)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Oboe: Beethoven Wellingtons Sieg
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Emanuel Andriaenssen
Musicum: Adrlaen Valerius
Musicum: Engels Malsims
Musicum: Mrs Mary Hofmans

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