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: Handel

Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 5
5.10 Faure Nocturne in E flat minor, Op 33 No 5.20 Karl Doppler Souvenirde Prague, Op 24 5.35 Brahms Fest- und Gedenkspruche, Op 109
5.50 Riisager Little Overture

: Morning on 3

AM With Penny Gore.
Buxtehude Violin Sonata in A minor,
BuxWV272 John Holloway , Jaapter Linden (viola da gamba), Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord)
6.45 Uszt Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
(Annees de Pelerinage, Book 2) Jorge Bolet (piano)
7.05 Eduard Strauss Greeting Valse, on English Airs London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Georgiadis
7.35 Bridge Suite: The Sea
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
8.05Alabiev The Nightingale Natalie Dessay (soprano), Berlin Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Michael Schonwandt
8.40 Haydn Symphony No 59 in A (Fire) Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra, conductor Adam Fischer


Unknown: John Holloway
Viola: Jaapter Linden
Harpsichord: Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Piano: Jorge Bolet
Conductor: John Georgiadis
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Soprano: Natalie Dessay
Conductor: Michael Schonwandt
Conductor: Adam Fischer

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

With Donald Macleod. With the foundation of the Hamburg Ladies Choir, Brahms broadened his experience of conducting but never won the position he had always wanted -conductorship of the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra - in spite of successful performances of his D major serenade. Was it simply pique that led him to Vienna?
Ave Maria
Corydon Singers (female voices), John Scott (organ), conductor Matthew Best Serenade No 1 in D, Op 11 Ulster
Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite Wiegenlied, Op 49 No 4 Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: John Scott
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
Piano: Bengt Forsberg

: Work in Progress

Jonathan Kent continues rehearsals of The Tempest in the shell of the half-demolished Almeida theatre.


Unknown: Jonathan Kent

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Bartok Romanian Folk Dances Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
10.12 Roy Harris Symphony No 3
Boston SO, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
10.30 Chopin 13 Waltzes Dinu Lipatti (piano)
11.04 Bach Cantata No 62: Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland Nancy Argenta
(soprano), Petra Lang (mezzo),
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Olaf Bar (baritone), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
11.24 Bach, arr Hess Jesu , Joy of Man's Desiring Dinu Lipatti (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Conductor: Roy Harris
Conductor: Serge Koussevitzky
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Soprano: Petra Lang
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Tenor: Olaf Bar
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Hess Jesu
Piano: Dinu Lipatti

: Morning Performance

New Generation Artists
As a climax to this week's programmes,
Verity Sharp introduces three of Radio 3's New Generation Artists playing with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sian Edwards , in a concert recorded earlier this week.
Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2 With Natalie Clein
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 With Emma Bell (soprano)
Bartok Violin Concerto No 2
With Elisabeth Batiashvili


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Conducted By: Sian Edwards
Unknown: Natalie Clein
Unknown: Elisabeth Batiashvili

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

PM Towards
Schubert Fiona Talkington presents another concert in the series from St George's, Bristol, exploring the chamber music of Schubert within the context of the composers who influenced him.
Yggdrasil Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in G, K387
Schubert String Quartet in E flat, 087


Unknown: Schubert Fiona Talkington

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
(Emperor) Martin Roscoe , conductor Vassilky Sinaisky
Berlioz Harold in Italy Bruno Pasquier (viola), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Roussel Symphony No 3
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductor: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Vassilky Sinaisky
Conductor: Berlioz Harold
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Jazz Legends

Lester Young. This week Julian Joseph pays tribute to the great tenor saxophonist Lester Young , also known as "the President", a nickname given to him by his friend Billie Holiday. Along with Coleman Hawkins he was one of the original tenor stylists who was to influence almost every saxophonist to follow, not least Stan Getz. Music includes classic sessions with Count Basie. Nat "King" Cole and Oscar Peterson.


Unknown: Lester Young.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Lester Young
Unknown: Billie Holiday.
Unknown: Coleman Hawkins
Unknown: Stan Getz.
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and news from the art world. Music includes at 5.35
Borodin's In the Steppes of Central Asia played by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted b y Geoffrey Simon ; at 5.45 Dvorak's Romantic Pieces, Op 75, performed by Isaac Stern (violin) and Robert McDonald (piano); and at 6.35
Rosetti Concerto in Ffortwo horns played by Klaus Wallendorf and Sarah Willis
(horns) with the South West German RSO under Holger Schroter-Seebeck .


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Geoffrey Simon
Violin: Isaac Stern
Piano: Robert McDonald
Played By: Klaus Wallendorf
Played By: Sarah Willis
Unknown: Holger Schroter-Seebeck

: Performance on 3

Chris de Souza introduces a concert live from Symphony Hall in Birmingham in which Simon Rattle conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in three Viennese classics, including music from Alban Berg's last opera.
Vienna PO, conductor Simon Rattle
Haydn Symphony No 88 in G (Letter V) Berg Lulu Suite
8.55 Interval: This Meaningless Life
Dr Susan Blackmore talks to scientists about the profound philosophical questions they are forced to face as their disciplines advance.
9.15 Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Alban Berg
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Berg Lulu Suite
Talks: Dr Susan Blackmore

: Night Waves

Art, by Yasmina Reza proved one of the most successful new plays of recent years. Now Matthew Warchus directs
Mark Rylance and Harriet Walter in Reza's latest work Life X 3. Paul Allen discusses its opening at the National.


Unknown: Yasmina Reza
Unknown: Matthew Warchus
Unknown: Mark Rylance
Unknown: Harriet Walter
Unknown: Paul Allen

: Hear and Now

Huddersfield Festival
This week, Sarah Walker introduces new music from Hungary played by Hungarian percussion ensemble Amadinda, including the UK premiere of a work by Gyorgy Ligeti , a piece by his son, and a substantial trio by featured composer Helmut Lachenmann. Amadinda, Shizuyo Oka (clarinet), Lukas Fels (violin), Yukiko Sugawara (piano) Ugetl Sippal , Dobbal, Nadimegeduve! Lukas Ugeti Pattern Transformations Helmut Lachenmann Serynade


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti
Clarinet: Lukas Fels
Violin: Yukiko Sugawara
Piano: Ugetl Sippal
Unknown: Lukas Ugeti
Unknown: Helmut Lachenmann Serynade

: Through the Night

AM With Jonathan Swain.
Jorges Bentzon Sinfonia Buffo, Op 35
12.10 Grieg Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 45
12.35 Sibelius Song of the Earth, Op 93
1.00 Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances; Symphony No 3 in A minor
2.10 Uszt Grandes Etudes de Paganini
2.35 Boris Blacher Variations on a Theme ofPaganini
2.50 Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2
3.30 Handel Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne 4.00 Pergolesi Violin Sonata in G
4.10 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049
4.30 Schubert 12 Ecossaises, D299
4.40 Verdi La Donna E Mobile (Rigoletto)
4.50 Strauss Love Scene (Feuersnot)
5.05 David Popper Hungarian Fantasy,
Op 68 5.20 Bruhns Jauchzet dem Herren Alle Welt 5.35 Krommer Clarinet Concerto in E flat, Op 36


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Sibelius Song
Unknown: Boris Blacher
Unknown: Verdi La Donna
Unknown: David Popper

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