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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Haydn Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle) Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
6.50 Parry At the Round Earth 's Imagined Comers (Songs of Farewell) Choirof Trinity College, Cambridge, director Richard Marlow
7.00 Purcell Opening music to "The Fairy Queen" English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.45 Milhaud Suite: La Cheminée du Roi
Rene Pro Arte Wind Quintet
8.00 Glazunov Chopiniana
German SO, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
8.40 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien, Op 45 Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Roll over Beethoven: page 18


Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Director: Richard Marlow
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: Composer of the Week: Edward Elgar

(1857-1934). 1: Fairies and Giants
Donald Macleod begins his week-long exploration of Elgar's life and music by uncovering the tensions between the patriotic would-be aristocrat and the whimsical child in his personality.
Fairies and Giants (The Wand of Youth: Suite No 1) Welsh National Opera
Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras 0 Children, Open Your Arms; There 's a Fairy That Hides (The Starlight Express) Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone),
Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Dream Children, Op 43 (piano version) David Golub (piano)
Suite: The Crown of India Scottish National
Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson For the Fallen (The Spirit of England)
Felicity Lott (soprano), London Symphony Chorus, Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard HiCkOX Producer Michael Surcombe


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Bass-Baritone: Bryn Terfel
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Piano: David Golub
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Producer: Michael Surcombe

: Work in Progress

The award-winning director Peter Kosminsky is making a drama-documentary about the Bristol heart babies scandal. This week he describes the particular challenges of this kind of film-making. Producer Frances Byrne


Director: Peter Kosminsky
Producer: Frances Byrne

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring masses by Mozart and recordings by Maurice Gendron.
Copland An Outdoor Overture (Saga of the Prairies) LSO, conducted by the Composer
10.15 Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821 Maurice Gendron (cello), Jean Frangaix (piano)
10.38 Messlaen Regard du Pere (Vingt Regards sur I 'Enfant Jesus) Michel Beroff (piano)
10.44 Mozart Mass in C minor, K139 (Waisenhausmesse) Barbara Bonney (soprano), Jadwiga Rappe (contralto),
Josef Protschka (tenor), Hakan Hagegard (bass), Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Producer Tony Cheevers


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Maurice Gendron.
Unknown: Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
Cello: Maurice Gendron
Piano: Jean Frangaix
Piano: Michel Beroff
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Jadwiga Rappe
Tenor: Josef Protschka
Tenor: Hakan Hagegard
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Michael Collins
In five programmes this week Petroc
Trelawny presents a profile of versatile clarinettist Michael Collins , with recordings from the BBC archives.
Weber Grand Duo Concertant, Op 48With Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
Berio Sequenza No 9 for clarinet Brahms Clarinet Sonata in E flat,
Op 120 No 2 With Kathryn Stott (piano)
Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat, Op 74 With the BBC Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Leaper Producer Neil Varley


Unknown: Michael Collins
Clarinettist: Michael Collins
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Piano: Kathryn Stott

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2000

From the Victoria and Albert Museum ,
London. Stephanie Hughes presents the third of this year's series of eight Proms chamber concerts. Today's recital features the Belcea Quartet.
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5
Shostakovich String Quartet No 3, Op 73


Unknown: Albert Museum

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear last Tuesday's Prom. Boris Berezovsky (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Bach, arr Wood Suite No 6"
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
Rhlan Samuel Tirluniau (Landscapes) Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition (R)


Piano: Boris Berezovsky

: Opera in Action

Burning Desires. Lynn Walker discusses favourite operatic moments with a series of guests. 1: Ralph Koltai. During his 50-year career Ralph Koltai 's designs have transformed the stages of opera houses around the world. Amonghis most precious memories are Visconti's stunning production of Verdi's Don Carlos from the fifties and Beecham's extraordinary recording of Puccini's La Boheme. Producer Michael Surcombe


Unknown: Lynn Walker
Unknown: Ralph Koltai
Unknown: Don Carlos
Producer: Michael Surcombe

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.45 Handel's Keyboard Suite in F, HWV427, performed by Keith Jarrett (piano); at 6.00 Wagner's Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3 played by the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy ; and at 6.40 Hummel's Trumpet Concerto in E performed by Hakan Hardenbergerwith the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner. Roll over Beethoven: page 18


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Piano: Keith Jarrett
Unknown: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Hakan Hardenbergerwith
Conducted By: Neville Marriner.

: BBC Proms 2000

From the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Tonight's concert features Ton Koopman's reconstruction of a lost work by Bach. Only the text of the St Mark Passion survives from its first performance on Good Friday 1731, but Koopman has followed the musical clues it suggests and Bach's own ways of working to prepare a new performing edition. Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Peter Kooy (baritone), Johanette Zomer (soprano), Bernhard Landauer
(contralto), JorgDurmuller (tenor), Klaus Mertens (bass), Salisbury Cathedral Choir, Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
Bach, reconstr Koopman St Mark Passion (first UK performance) (Part 1)
8.00 Twenty Minutes: A Labour of Love George Pratt explores the background to recent reconstructions of the St Mark
Passion, and asks Ton Koopman what makes his version different from others.
8.20 St Mark Passion (Part 2)


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Ton Koopman
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Tenor: Peter Kooy
Baritone: Johanette Zomer
Soprano: Bernhard Landauer
Tenor: Klaus Mertens
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Ton Koopman

: Hobsbaum's Choice

Wherever he has lived the poet/critic Philip Hobsbaum has identified writers of talent and genius. Roisin McCauley invites Seamus Heaney , James Kelman , Liz Lochhead and others - including Hobsbaum himself - to assess his method of critical analysis. (R)


Unknown: Philip Hobsbaum
Unknown: Roisin McCauley
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: James Kelman
Unknown: Liz Lochhead

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's selections include duets for goat's horn with Finland's national instrument - the kantele. Plus the extraordinary sounds of DJ Cor Blimey and his Pigeon. Producer Roger Short
Roll over Beethoven: page 18


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Cor Blimey
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Dvorak Wind Serenade in D minor. Op 44 12.30 Karl Doppler Souvenir de Prague 12.40 Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture 1-00 Schumann Fantasiestucke , Op 73 Brahms Intermezzi , Op 117 Schumann Violin Sonata No 1 in A minor, Op 105 Nicolas Bacri Violin Sonata Ravel Violin Sonata 2.20 Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn 2.55 Szymanowski
String Quartet No 23.10 Prokofiev Symphony No 7 3.50 Julius Rontgen Serenade , Op 14
4.20 Langgaard Three Rose Garden Songs
4.30 Bach Chaconne (Partita in D minor,
BVVV1 004) 4.50 Donizetti Tombe degli avi Mei.... Fra Poco a Me Ricovero (Lucia di Lammermoor) 5.00 Handel Trio Sonata in G,
Op 5 No 4 5.25 Telemann Trumpet Concerto in D 5.40 Clara Schumann Variations in F sharp minor on a Theme of Robert Schumann , Op 20 5.50 Debussy, orch Ravel Danse
(Tarantelle Styrienne) ,


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Schumann Fantasiestucke
Unknown: Brahms Intermezzi
Unknown: Julius Rontgen Serenade
Unknown: Robert Schumann

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