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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Chopin Nocturne in A flat, Op 32 No 2 Maria Joao Pires (piano)
6.45 Purcell My Beloved Spake Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh
7.05 Howells Three Dances, Op 7 Lydia Mordkovitch (violin),
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
7.45 Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D28 Beaux Arts Trio
8.00 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
8.40 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Director: Paul McCreesh
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Handel Music

: Composer of the Week: Edvard Grieg

1: The Early Years
Donald Macleod begins his survey of the life and work of Edvard Grieg with a look at the composer's early life: his studies at the Leipzig Conservatoire, his marriage to his cousin Nina Hagerup and his international triumph with the piano concerto. Piano Piece, Op 1 No Geri Henning Braaten
Symphony in C minor (excerpts) Bergen Philharmonic, conductor Dmitri Kitaenko
/ Love Thee; Two Brown Eyes (Melodies of the Heart, Op 5) Hakan Hagegard (baritone), Warren Jones (piano) Piano Concerto in A minor
Leif Ove Andsnes , Bergen Philharmonic, conductor Dmitri Kitaenko (R) Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Edvard Grieg
Unknown: Nina Hagerup
Unknown: Geri Henning Braaten
Conductor: Dmitri Kitaenko
Baritone: Hakan Hagegard
Baritone: Warren Jones
Unknown: Leif Ove Andsnes
Conductor: Dmitri Kitaenko
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Work in Progress

Five programmes this week following
British artist Andy Goldsworthy at work on his latest project, two monumental limestone sculptures overlooking a valley in France's Haute-Provence.
Producer Michael Nangla


Artist: Andy Goldsworthy
Producer: Michael Nangla

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring Saint-Saens concertos and recordings by Alfred Cortot. Nielsen Helios Overture
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.16 Franck Prélude, Aria et Finale Alfred Cortot (piano)
10.37 Bach Lutheran Mass in F, BWV233 Nancy Argenta (soprano), Michael Chance (countertenor), Mark Padmore (tenor), Peter Harvey (bass), Purcell Quartet
11.05 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in : G minor Jean-Philippe Collard , Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor André Previn


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Alfred Cortot.
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Soprano: Michael Chance
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Bass: Peter Harvey
Bass: Purcell Quartet
Unknown: Jean-Philippe Collard
Conductor: André Previn

: Morning Performance

Aldeburgh Archive
In the week leading up to the launch of the 53rd Aldeburgh Festival,
Humphrey Carpenter dips into the BBC archive for a series of five programmes celebrating great Aldeburgh moments from the past.
Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-Midi d 'un Faune ECO, conductor Benjamin Britten (1966)
Schumann Liederkreis , Op 39 Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) (1958) Tchaikovsky Nocturne in C sharp minor,
Op 19 No 4 Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), ECO, conductor Benjamin Britten (1968) Britten Cello Symphony
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), ECO, conducted by the Composer (1970) Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Schumann Liederkreis
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Benjamin Britten
Piano: Tchaikovsky Nocturne
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital from the Wigmore Hall in London.
El Vermeer Quartet
H Shostakovich String Quartet No 13, Op 138
Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 3 in E flat minor, Op 30 Repeated Saturday lpm


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: The BBC Orchestras

This week featuring a complete Bielsen symphony cycle.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Sibelius The Dryad, Op 45 No 1 Conductor Paul Daniel
Nielsen Flute Concerto
Jonathan Snowden (flute), conductor Paul Daniel
Sibelius Pan and Echo (Dance Intermezzo, Op 53) Conductor Paul Daniel Maw The World in the Evening Conductor Tadaaki Otaka Sibelius En Saga, Op 9 Nielsen Symphony No 1
Conductor Thomas Dausgaard


Conductor: Paul Daniel
Flute: Jonathan Snowden
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Conductor: Sibelius Pan
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard

: Opera in Action

Lady Walton has brought a piece of her garden from Ischia to the Chelsea Rower Show. Michael White talks to her about its influence on her late husband William Walton 's music and explores other operatic gardens.


Talks: Michael White
Unknown: William Walton

: In Tune

As a series of famous images of the Virgin Mary receives its first public viewing in Birmingham, Sean Rafferty assesses the importance of the Virgin Mary as a subject for Renaissance art and music. Music includes at 5.10 Bridge's Threads played by the Britten Sinfonia under
Nicholas Cleobury ; at 5.50 Vivaldi's Concerto in G, RV532, performed by mandolinists Duilio Galfetti and Wolfgang Paul with II Giardino Armonico directed by Giovanni Antonini ; and at 6.40 Brahms's Four Piano Pieces, Op 119, played by Emanuel Ax.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Virgin Mary
Unknown: Nicholas Cleobury
Unknown: Duilio Galfetti
Unknown: Wolfgang Paul
Directed By: Giovanni Antonini
Played By: Emanuel Ax.

: Performance on 3

A concert given last month at the Bridgewater Hall , Manchester. Thomas Zehetmair (violin), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Bach, orch Respighi Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582 Berg Violin Concerto
Shostakovich Symphony No 10


Unknown: Bridgewater Hall
Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton investigates the role of public space in urban life and asks if more of Britain's forbidden urban places should be made more accessible.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces the first of four programmes featuring Kremerata Baltica's celebration of the seasons through the music of Vivaldi and Astor Piazzolla.
Tonight's edition also includes romances from the Sephardic Jewish tradition performed by Hesperion XX. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Introduces: Astor Piazzolla.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.10 Telemann
Missa Brevis 12.25 Mozart Oboe
Concerto in C, K314al2A5 Mozart
Serenade (Don Giovanni) 12.50 Rossini Largo al Factotum (The Barber of Seville)
1.00 A recital given by the Trio Fontenay last year at the Wigmore Hall, London.
Haydn Piano TrioinD, H XV24 Schubert Piano Trio No 1 in B flat, D898 2.10 Wolf-Ferrari Suite Concertino in F, Op 16 2.30 Brahms Six Quartets for chorus, Op 112
2.40 Bach Fantaisie in G, BWV5722.50 Corelli Violin Sonata in E minor, Op 5 No 8


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: BBC Schools

3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 Le Club 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 EAL Let's Make a Story
4.15 Together Stories

: Grieg

From Early Years (Lyric Pieces, Op 65)
4.35 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66
4.50 Arnaut Daniel Dohl Mot Son Plan e
Prim; Lo Fera Voler Quel Cor M'Intra 5.00 Otto Deutsch Overture: The Croatian Girl
5.10 Lange-Muller Madonnasange, Op 65
5.20 Gregorio Huet Fantasia for lute Adriaen Valerius Mrs Mary Hofman's
Almand 5.30 Jan van Gilse Trio for flute, violin and viola 5.40 Strauss Till Eulenspiegel


Unknown: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso
Unknown: Arnaut Daniel
Unknown: Otto Deutsch
Unknown: Gregorio Huet
Unknown: Adriaen Valerius
Unknown: Jan van Gilse

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