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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Arriaga String Quartet No 3 in E flat Sine Nomine Quartet
6.30 Haydn Piano Sonata in D minor, H XVI 24 Sviatoslav Richter
7.00 Bach Keyboard Concerto No 4 in A, BWV1055 Andras Schiff (piano), Chamber Orchestra of Europe
7.30 A Scarlatti Questo Silenzio Ombroso Gerard Lesne (alto), Sandrine Piau (soprano), II Seminario Musicale
8.15 Faure Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15 Domus
8.45 Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) London Symph Chorus and Orch/Georg Solti

Contributors

Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Scarlatti Questo Silenzio Ombroso
Unknown: Gerard Lesne
Soprano: Sandrine Piau
Unknown: Seminario Musicale

: Composer of the Week: Leos Janacek

(1854-1928). In five programmes this week Donald Macleod explores the life and works of Leos Janacek.
1: Hukvaldy and Brno Janacek was born in Hukvaldy, a tiny village in Moravia, and moved to Brno in 1865 to further his musical training.
HukvaldyChurch Ivan Kusnjer (baritone), Marian Lapsansky (piano)
Exaudi Deus Prague Chamber Choir, conductor Roman Valek
Cantata: Amarus Kvetoslava Nemeckova
(soprano), Leo Marian Vodicka (tenor),
Vaclav Zitec (baritone), Czech Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra/Charles Mackerras Suite: Mladi Netherlands Wind Ensemble Producer Johannah Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Leos Janacek.
Unknown: Brno Janacek
Baritone: Ivan Kusnjer
Piano: Marian Lapsansky
Piano: Exaudi Deus Prague
Soprano: Leo Marian Vodicka
Baritone: Vaclav Zitec

: Work in Progress

Eamonn McCabe, picture editor of The Guardian, explains the dynamics of photographing famous faces for the newspaper - most recently Peter Blake , the man who designed the famous sleeve for the Beatles' album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Contributors

Unknown: Eamonn McCabe
Unknown: Peter Blake
Producer: Anne Bristow

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring chamber music by Smetana and recordings by Lucia Popp.
Nielsen Overture and Prelude to Act 2:
Maskarade Philhadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
10.16 Mozart Non Giova Lusingarsi....
S'Altro Che Lagrime (La Clemenza di Tito, Act 2) Lucia Popp and Frederica von Stade (sopranos), Janet Baker (mezzo),
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor Colin Davis
10.20 Mozart Ecco il Punto, 0 Vitellia....
Non Piu di Fiori (La Clemenza di Tito, Act 2) Lucia Popp (soprano), Zurich Opera Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.30 Smetana Characteristic Pieces, Op JanNovotny(piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Lucia Popp.
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Lucia Popp
Sopranos: Frederica von Stade
Sopranos: Janet Baker
Conductor: Colin Davis
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Morning Performance Cheltenham Festival 2000

Chris de Souza introduces a concert from the Pittville Pump Room.
Sorrel Quartet: Gina McCormack and ; Catherine Yates (violins),
Sarah-Jane Bradley (viola), Helen Thatcher (cello) Mozart String Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance)
Geoffrey Palmer String Quartet No 3
"Within, Above, Beyond" (first performance)
11.55 Orient Express - a Literary Journey 1: The Devil. By Guy de Maupassant. Read by Prunella Scales. This week's literary journey aboard the Orient Express begins in Paris with a short story by one of France's leading writers.
Programme of the Week: page 99
12.15 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127 7 See tomorrow 11am

Contributors

Unknown: Gina McCormacK
Violins: Catherine Yates
Violins: Sarah-Jane Bradley
Viola: Helen Thatcher
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Unknown: Guy de Maupassant.
Read By: Prunella Scales.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Fiona Talkington introduces a recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Rosamunde Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider)
Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No 3 Repeated Saturday lpm

Contributors

Introduces: Fiona Talkington

: The BBC Orchestras

This week featuring music by Beethoven. BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Elgar Overture: Froissart
Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Anne Queffelec , conductor Alexander Titov Elgar Serenade in E minor, Op 20 Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in Eflat(Eroica) Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk

Contributors

Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Anne Queffelec
Conductor: Alexander Titov
Conductor: Elgar Serenade
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Opera in Action

Seven Deadly Sins Pride. Michael White explores pride, one of the great plot engines of opera. With musical examples of egoism from the works of Mozart, Britten and Janacek. Producer Gautam Rangarajan

Contributors

Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.45 Biber's Battalia performed by II
GiardinoArmonico under Giovanni Antonini ; at 6.00 Schumann's Toccata in C, Op 7, played by Sviatoslav Richter (piano); and at
6.45 Kodaly's Dances of Marosszek played by the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Ivan Fischer.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Giovanni Antonini
Played By: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Ivan Fischer.

: Performance on 3

Semyon Kotko
TheUK premiere of Prokofiev's opera, staged by the Kirov Opera undertheir artistic director Valery Gergiev at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Semyon Kotko was Prokofiev's conscious effort to write a Soviet opera, at the height of Stalin's repression inthethirties-Meyerhold, who was to be the original director, was arrested during the rehearsals. Despite everything, the result is thrilling music and drama. Semyon Kotko is an ordinary Ukranian peasant caught up in the civil war that followed the 1917 revolution, a poor soldier who loves the daughter of a rich landowner.
Chorus and Orchestra of Kirov Opera, conductor Valery Gergiev j

Contributors

Unknown: Semyon Kotko
Director: Valery Gergiev
Unknown: Semyon Kotko
Unknown: Semyon Kotko
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Semyon Kotko: Yevgenl Strashko (tenor)
His mother: Ludmlla Fllatova (contralto)
Frosya, his sister: Olga Savova (soprano)
Remeniuk: Yevgenl Nlkltln (bass)
Sofia, Semyon's fiancee: Irlna Mataeva (soprano)
Tkachenko: Gennadi Bezzubenkov (bass)
Khivrya: Olga Markova-Michailenko (contralto)
Tsaryov: Vlktor Chernomortsev (bass)
Lyubka: Irina Loskutova (soprano)
Ivasenko: Mikhail Petrenko (bass)
Mikola: Yevgeni Akimov (tenor)
Klembovsky: Nikolai Gasslev (tenor)
Von Wierhof: Yuri Laptev (baritone)
German sergeant: Andrei Khramtsov (bass)
German nterpreter: Vladlmlr Zhlvopistsev (baritone)
Bandura Player: Mikhail Kit (baritone)

: Late Junction !

Verity Sharp introduces music from around the Mediterranean, including Lebanese singer Fairouz, chant from Corsica and The Upside-Down Violin, Michael Nyman 's collaboration with the Orquesta Andaluzi deTetouan. Producer Roger Short

Contributors

Introduces: Verity Sharp
Violin: Michael Nyman
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Barber Adagio for
Strings 12.10 Sibelius Three Songs for American Schools 12.20 Graham Ashton Fantasyon Catherine 's 's Song 12.30
Eustache de Caurroy 11 Fantasias on 16th-Century Songs 1.00 Barber Dover
Beach Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 1301.50 Hoist Suite No 2 for military band 2.05 Haydn, arr Salomon Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise) 2.25 A Scarlatti St
John Passion 3.20 Mendelssohn Octet in Eflat, Op 20 3.55 Bach Violin Concerto in minor, BWV1041 4.10 Handel SuiteinG , HWV350(WaterMusic) 4.30 Glraut de
Bomelh No Pose Sofrir C 'a la Dolor: Reis Glorios Verais Luas EClartatz 4.40 Trad, arr Beckwith Two Canadian Folksongs
4.55 Kreisler Syncopation 5.05 Telemann Sonata in F minor (Der Getreue Music-
Meister) 5.15 Forster Repleta Est Malis
5.30 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila
5.40 Donizetti Trio in B flat 5.55 Pleme
Canzonetta, Op 19

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Graham Ashton
Unknown: Fantasyon Catherine
Unknown: Handel Suiteing








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