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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV104
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
6.40 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 2 7 No 2 (Moonlight) Emil Gilels (piano)
7.00 Handel Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op 6 No 12 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.50 Martinu Variations on a Theme of Rossini Janos Starker (cello), Gyorg Sebok (piano)
8.00 Gorecki Amen, Op 34
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, director Stephen Cleobury
8.45 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Evgeny Kissin ,
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Piano: Emil Gilels
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Piano: Gyorg Sebok
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Evgeny Kissin
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week:The Court of Dresden

The first of five programmes this week in which Donald Macleod looks at music at the Dresden court of Augustus the Strong, elector of Saxony from 1694 and, briefly, king of Poland in the early 18th century. His patronage of the arts attracted the finest artists - painters, architects and musicians - and the court orchestra's reputation spread the length and breadth of Europe.
Heinichen Nisi Dominus
JorgDCirmuller (tenor) MusicaAntiquaKoln, director Reinhard Goebel
Veracini Ouverture No 2 in F
Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
Pisendel Violin Concerto in D
Roland Straumer (violin), Virtuosi Saxoniae , director Ludwig Guttler
Zelenka Laudate Pueri in D, ZWV81 (Easter Vespers Psalm)
Peter Schreier (tenor), Virtuosi Saxoniae , director Ludwig Guttler (trumpet) Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Veracini Ouverture
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Violin: Roland Straumer
Violin: Virtuosi Saxoniae
Director: Ludwig Guttler
Director: Zelenka Laudate Pueri
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Tenor: Virtuosi Saxoniae
Director: Ludwig Guttler
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Work in Progress

In fiveprogrammes this week poet
Jo Shapcott talks about the project that has engaged her for the last ten years - series of translations of Rilke's French poems. Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Jo Shapcott
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring piano music byGranados and recordings by Benny Goodman.
Handel Concerto Grosso in C, HWV318 (Alexander's Feast) English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
10.19 Handel Va Tacito (Giulio Cesare) Andreas Scholl (countertenor),
Berlin Academy of Ancient Music 10.27 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Benny Goodman,
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch
10.57 Granados Goyescas , Book 1 Eduardo del Pueyo (piano) Producer Tony Cheevers


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Benny Goodman.
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Conductor: Charles Munch
Conductor: Granados Goyescas
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Morning Performance

Tommy Pearson presents a week of programmes looking at the work being done in Britain's music colleges. Today he visits the Royal College of Music in London and introduces chamber works by Mozart, Janacek and Dutilleux and a new work commissioned from a current RCM rising star, Huw Watkins. The Royal College of Music Symphony Orchesta under Edwin Roxburgh play Boulez's Figures-Doubles-Prismes in celebration of the composer's 75th birthday last month, and Royal College of Music professor of singing
Thomas Allen leads a Mozart masterclass. Producer David Gallagher


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Huw Watkins.
Unknown: Edwin Roxburgh
Unknown: Thomas Allen
Producer: David Gallagher

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Fiona Talkington introduces this week's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Brentano Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 3 Mozart String Quartet in G, K387 Repeated Saturday lpm


Introduces: Fiona Talkington

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Rivier Le Déjeuner sur /'Herbe Conductor Proinnsias 0 Duinn
Massenet Ballet Music: Le Cid
Conductor Warwick Stengards Berlioz Les Nuits 'Ete
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), conductor Dmitri Sitkovetsky Poulenc Suite: Les Biches
Conductor Jan Latham Koenig
Widor Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ) Stephen Farr (organ), conductor Warwick Stengards


Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Conductor: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Conductor: Jan Latham Koenig
Unknown: Stephen Farr
Conductor: Warwick Stengards

: Opera in Action

Michael White celebrates the 21st birthday of Opera North and introduces music by Walton, Musorgsky, Gerhard and Constant Lambert. Performers include
Bryn Terfel, John Tomlinson and Sally Burgess. Plus Harry Enfield's guide to opera. Producer Bill Lloyd


Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: John Tomlinson
Unknown: Sally Burgess.
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.40 Delius's Brigg Fair played by the Halle Orchestra conducted by Vernon Handley ; at 6.00 Mozart's Overture:
Idomeneo performed by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields under Neville Marriner ; at6.35Josquin's Nunc Dimittis sung by the Choirof Clare College, Cambridge, directed by Timothy Brown ; and at 7.00 another chance to hear Radio 3's Disc of the Week: Poulenc's Sextet performed by the Nash Ensemble.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Conducted By: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Directed By: Timothy Brown

: Performance on 3

Kirsteen McCue introduces an orchestral concert given last month in the Town Hall, Ayr. Alban Gerhardt (cello), BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mann Elgar Overture: In the South (Alassio) Bridge Oration (Concerto Elegiaco) Schumann Symphony No 2 in C


Introduces: Kirsteen McCue
Conductor: Paul Mann

: Schumann

Vier Doppelchorige Gesange
Cambridge Singers, director John Rutter


Director: John Rutter

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton talks to playwright
Gary Mitchell , acclaimed for his portrayal of life in the Protestant community in Belfast, as his new work Force for Change opens at London's Royal Courttheatre. Plus news from New York as this year's Pulitzer prizes are announced.


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Gary Mitchell

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces a track from
John Surman 's The Amazing Adventures of Simon and accordion music performed by Finnish player Kimmo Pohjonen. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Kimmo Pohjonen.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Bach Motet: Singet dem Herrn ein Neues Lied, BWV22512.15 Mozart Grand Sestetto Concertante in E flat (arranged from K364) 12.50 Horst La Nuit, Op 63Nol. 1.00 Beethoven Piano
Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2 Braun Piano Trio No 2 Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky) 2.35 Pisendel Violin Sonata in C minori.SO Debussy Première Rapsodie
3.00 Franck Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
3.20 Franck Symphony in D minor 4.00
Schoenberg Friede aufErden, Op 134.10 Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op 204.20 Chopin Etudes, Op 104.50 Donizetti
Sinfonia 5.10 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain 5.35 Karl Doppler Souvenirde Prague, Op 24 5.45 Dvorak Silent Woods
5.55 Dvorak Slavonic Dance, Op 46Nol j


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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