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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Victoria Magnificat a 8 The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
6.20 Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3 Gidon Kremer , Martha Argerich (piano)
7.00 Auric Ouverture
Minneapolis SO, conductor Antal Dorati
7.45 Bach Violin Sonata in E minor,
BWV1023 Andrew Manze , Richard Egarr (harpsichord), Jaapter Linden (cello)
8.00 Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18 Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
8.50 Lutoslawski Variations on a Theme of Paganini Peter Jablonski (piano),
RPO, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Gidon Kremer
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Harpsichord: Jaapter Linden
Cello: Schumann Arabeske
Piano: Paganini Peter Jablonski
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

This week Donald Macleod explores five significant periods in the life and work of Tchaikovsky. 5: 1889-92. Tchaikovsky's fear of conducting, his love of Mozart and his discovery of the celesta mustel. The Sleeping Beauty, Act 3
Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
The Queen of Spades (Act 3, Final Scene) Gegam Grigorian (tenor),
Chorus and Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, conductor Valery Gergiev
The Nutcracker, Act 2 (excerpts) Kirov Opera Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
The Voyevoda (Symphonic Ballad after
Mickiewicz) St Petersburg Philharmonic , conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Tenor: Gegam Grigorian
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: St Petersburg Philharmonic
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Work in Progress

The actress and playwright Carole Hayman travels to India, a trip which inspires her latestfiction.


Unknown: Carole Hayman

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Britten Soirées Musicales, Op 9 National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.21 Weber Bassoon Concerto in F
Klaus Thunemann , Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.39 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127 Budapest Quartet
11.10 Weber Konzertstuck in F, Op 79
Alfred Brendel (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Unknown: Klaus Thunemann
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Weber Konzertstuck
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Kyung-Wha Chung
Humphrey Burton talks to Korean violinist Kyung-Wha Chung and introduces a selection of her performances from the BBC archives.
Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces, Op 75: No 3 With Itamar Golan (piano)
Mozart Violin Sonata in G, K301 With Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost) With the Chung Trio
Bach Trio Sonata in G, BWV1303
With James Galway (flute), Moray Welsh (cello), Philip Moll (harpsichord)
Berg Violin Concerto With the Halle Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano


Unknown: Kyung-Wha Chung
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Violinist: Kyung-Wha Chung
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich
Cello: Philip Moll

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes introduces the last of four concerts from this year's Spitalfields
Festival, given by the Duke Quartet last night at Christ Church, Spitalfields. Part
Summa Kevin Volans String Quartet No 2 (Hunting: Gathering)
Schnittke String Quartet No 3


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Summa Kevin Volans

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Mozart Flute Concerto in G, K313 Jonathan Snowden (flute)
Shostakovich Symphony No 14 Joan Rodgers (soprano),
John Tomlinson (bass-baritone)


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Flute: Jonathan Snowden
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Bass-Baritone: John Tomlinson

: Jazz Legends

Miles Davis. Julian Joseph focuses on the last great comeback of trumpet innovator and band leader Miles Davis , who died in 1991. After a five-year break from playing, Davis returned in 1980 through the encouragement of saxophonist Bill Evans. It was Evans who introduced the trumpeter to bassist Marcus Miller and later guitarist John Scofield , who appeared on the 1983 album Star People. And in 1984 Davis recorded with a big band for the first time in over 20 years, working with Danish composer Palle Mikkelborg. Producer Felix Carey
Three Jazz Legends CDs are available now featuring Oscar Peterson , Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie


Unknown: Miles Davis.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Leader: Miles Davis
Unknown: Bill Evans.
Bassist: Marcus Miller
Guitarist: John Scofield
Unknown: Palle Mikkelborg.
Producer: Felix Carey
Unknown: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Art Blakey

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces the programme live from the Wallace Collection, home to Frans Hals 's The Laughing Cavalier and masterpieces by Rubens and Rembrandt, which celebrates its centenarythis weekend. Sean talks to Rosalind Smith , director of the Collection, and introduces music that reflects some of the glories of 18th-century art.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Frans Hals
Unknown: Rosalind Smith

: Performance on 3

Susan Sharpe introduces a concert by one of Italy's leading Baroque ensembles, given last night at St John's, Smith Square. London, as part of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music.
Magdalena Kozena (soprano), Europa Galante , director Fabio Biondi (violin) Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, RV157
Handel Tu Preparati a Morire (Ariodante) Bach Violin Concerto in G minor
(after BWV1056)
WF Bach Sinfonia in F minor
Handel Salve Regina , HWV241
Vivaldi Concerto in D for four violins, RV549 Hasse Spesso Tra Vaghe Rose (Siroe)


Introduces: Susan Sharpe
Soprano: Magdalena Kozena
Soprano: Europa Galante
Violin: Fabio Biondi
Unknown: Handel Tu Preparati
Unknown: Handel Salve Regina
Unknown: Hasse Spesso

: Haydn

Andante con Variazioni in F minor, H XVII 6 (Un Piccolo Divertimento) Alfred Brendel (piano)


Piano: Alfred Brendel

: Night Waves

Paul Allen investigates changing notions of citizenship from ancient Greece to the National Curriculum. According to Plato, the penalty that good men and women pay for failing to participate in public affairs is to be governed by others worse than themselves. But can citizenship really be learnt? Plus Bill Buford of The New Yorker with one of his regular letters on cultural life across the Atlantic.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Bill Buford

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents performances given at the Warsaw Autumn Festival of Contemporary Music, including Morton Subotnik 's chamber opera for solo voice, cello, computer, light and video,
Witold Szalonek 's Medusa's Dream of Pegasus and the first broadcast on UK radio of two Warsaw Autumn 99 commissions. Plus
Choral and organ music. ProducerPeter Thresh


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Morton Subotnik
Unknown: Witold Szalonek

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Hakon Borresen
Overture: Den Kongelige Gaest 12.15 JC Bach Cantata: Meine Freundin Du Bist
Schon 12.40 Schubert Three Piano Pieces, D9461.00 Hakon Borresen Romance for cello and orchestra, Op 4; Ballet Music: At Uranienborg (Tycho Brahe 's Dream) 2.05 Beethoven Six Variations in F, Op 34 2.20 Mertz Hungarian Fatherland Flowers 2.30 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D66 7 (Trout)
3.15 Jarzebski Diligam Te Domine; Cantate Domino; In Deo Speravit; In Te Domine
Speravi 3.45 Bach Praeludium and Fughetta in G. BWV902 3. 55 Patrick Cardy Virelai
4.20 Debussy Petite Suite 4.30 Franck Psyché et Eros 4.45 Prokofiev Russian Overture, Op 725.00 Alexander Alabiev
Overture in FminorS.10 Mozart, arr Grieg Sonata in C, K545 5.20 Hellendaal Cello
Sonata, Op 5 No 5 5.30 Sandstrom April and Silence 5.45 Sibelius Rakastava , Op 14


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Hakon Borresen
Unknown: Den Kongelige Gaest
Unknown: Hakon Borresen
Unknown: Bach Praeludium
Unknown: Patrick Cardy Virelai
Unknown: Alexander Alabiev
Unknown: Sibelius Rakastava

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