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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Taikington.
Berlioz Overture: Les Francs-Juges
6.30 Boieidieu Warp Concerto in C
7.10 Franck Les D/;nns
7.40 Auber Rondo /brce/<o and orcnestra
8.00 Haydn Symphony No 2 in C
8.15 Gordon Jacob Divertimento for harmonica and strings
8.50 Dohnanyi Rhapsody No 1 in G minor, Op 11
Full details of Momfngon 3 's music are posted at [web address removed] a few days before transmission


Unknown: Fiona Taikington.
Unknown: Les Francs-Juges
Unknown: Franck Les
Unknown: Auber Rondo
Unknown: Gordon Jacob Divertimento

: Verdi Day

On the 100th anniversary of Verdi's death, Dennis Marks presents a day of music and speech programmes celebrating the genius of Italy's greatest opera composer.

9.00 Introduction
Oberto (excerpt)

9.15 Nabucco (excerpts)

9.40 I Due Foscari (excerpts)

10.00 CD Review
With Andrew McGregor. Including 'Building a Library', in which Michael Oliver recommends a version of Verdi's Otello.

10.45 Essential Verdi
Hilary Finch and Mark Eider select Verdi masterpieces.

11.30 Macbeth (excerpt)

11.45 Stiffelio (excerpts)

12.10pm Verdi the Private Man
Roger Parker investigates Verdi's private life.

12.40 La Traviata (excerpts)

1.05 Un Ballo in Maschera (excerpt)

1.30 Simon Boccanegra (excerpts)

2.00 Verdi and the Theatre of Politics
Dennis Marks explores Verdi's fascination with politics.

2.30 Don Carlos (Act 4, Scene 1)

3.00 BBC SO Live from Parma
Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces

4.00 Verdi Voices
Rob Cowan goes in search of the great Verdi interpreters on record.

5.00 Verdi and Boito
A dramatisation by Jules Mascarenhas.

5.25 Falstaff (final scene)

6.00 Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Aida
Verdi's 1871 masterpiece, a classic tale of doomed love, set in ancient Egypt.
Verdi: Aida
Act 1

6.40 Interval: The Grande Boutique
Edward Blakeman explores Verdi's turbulent relationship with the Paris Opera.

7.10 Aida: Act 2

7.50 Met Opera Quiz
Steven Blier puts listeners' questions to Ben Cameron, Cori Ellison and Christopher Purdy.

8.10 Opera Snaps: With Rodney Milnes.

8.15 Aida: Act 3

8.50 Interval: Talking to Gotham
A series in which Miles Warde interviews leading figures from New York's cultural life. Today he talks to writer, photographer and film director Gordon Parks.

9.15 Aida: Act 4


Presenter: Dennis Marks
Riccardo (Tenor) ("Oberto"): Carlo Bergonzi
Musicians ("Oberto"): Munich Radio Orchestra
Conductor ("Oberto"): Lamberto Gardelli
Zaccaria ("Nabucco"): Yevgeni Nesterenko (bass)
Nabucco ("Nabucco"): Piero Cappuccilli (baritone)
Ismaele ("Nabucco"): Placido Domingo (tenor)
Abigaille ("Nabucco"): Ghena Dimitrova (soprano)
Fenena ("Nabucco"): Lucia Valentin Terrani (mezzo)
Singers/musicians ("Nabucco"): Chorus and Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin
Conductor ("Nabucco"): Giuseppe Sinopoli
Doge ("I Due Foscari"): Piero Cappuccilli (bass)
Lucrezia ("I Due Foscari"): Katia Ricctarelli (soprano)
Musicians ("I Due Foscari"): Austrian RSO
Conductor ("I Due Foscari"): Lamberto Gardelli
Presenter ("CD Review"): Andrew McGregor
Reviewer ("CD Review" - 'Building a Library'): Michael Oliver
Speaker ("Essential Verdi"): Hilary Finch
Speaker ("Essential Verdi"): Mark Eider
Macbeth ("Macbeth"): Sherrill Milnes (baritone)
Banquo ("Macbeth"): Ruggiero Raimondi (bass)
Singers ("Macbeth"): Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Musicians ("Macbeth"): New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor ("Macbeth"): Riccardo Muti
Lina ("Stiffelio"): Sylvia Sass (soprano)
Stiffelio ("Stiffelio"): Jose Carreras (tenor)
Raffaele ("Stiffelio"): Ezio Di Cesare (tenor)
Jorg ("Stiffelio"): Wladimiro Ganzaroli (baritone)
Singers/musicians: Austrian Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
Speaker ("Verdi the Private Man"): Roger Parker
Violetta ("La Traviata"): Angela Gheorghiu (soprano)
Germont ("La Traviata"): Leo Nucci (baritone)
Musicians ("La Traviata"): Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor ("La Traviata"): Georg Solti
Amelia ("Un Ballo in Maschera"): Katia Ricciarelli (soprano)
Riccardo ("Un Ballo in Maschera"): Placido Domingo (tenor)
Renato ("Un Ballo in Maschera"): Renato Bruson (baritone)
Sam ("Un Ballo in Maschera"): Ruggiero Raimondi (bass)
Tom ("Un Ballo in Maschera"): Giovanni Foiani (bass)
Singers/musicians ("Un Ballo in Maschera"): La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor ("Un Ballo in Maschera"): Claudio Abbado
Simon Boccanegra ("Simon Boccanegra"): Tito Gobbi (baritone)
Paolo ("Simon Boccanegra"): Walter Monachesi (baritone)
Amella ("Simon Boccanegra"): Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
Gabriele ("Simon Boccanegra"): Giuseppe Campora (tenor)
Singers/musicians ("Simon Boccanegra"): Rome Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor ("Simon Boccanegra"): Gabriele Santini
Speaker ("Verdi and the Theatre of Politics"): Dennis Marks
Philip II ("Don Carlos"): Ruggiero Raimondi (bass)
Grand Inquisitor ("Don Carlos"): Giovanni Folani (bass)
Elisabetta ("Don Carlos"): Montserrat Caballe (soprano)
Rodhgo ("Don Carlos"): Sherrill Milnes (baritone)
Eboli ("Don Carlos"): Shirley Verrett (mezzo)
Musicians ("Don Carlos"): Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor ("Don Carlos"): Carlo Maria Giulini
Singers ("BBCSO live from Parma"): Fuji Chorus
Musicians ("BBCSO live from Parma"): BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor ("BBCSO live from Parma"): Paolo Olmi
Speaker ("Verdi Voices"): Rob Cowan
Writer ("Verdi and Boito"): Jules Mascarenhas
Falstaff ("Falstaff"): Geraint Evans (baritone)
Ford ("Falstaff"): Robert Merrill (baritone)
Fenton ("Falstaff"): Alfredo Kraus (tenor)
Dr Caius ("Falstaff"): John Lanigan (tenor)
Bardolfo ("Falstaff"): Piero De Palma (tenor)
Pistola ("Falstaff"): Giovanni Folani (bass)
Alice ("Falstaff"): Liva Ligabue (soprano)
Nannetta ("Falstaff"): Mirella Freni (soprano)
Mistress Quickly ("Falstaff"): Giulietta Simionato (mezzo)
Singers/musicians ("Falstaff"): RCA Italiana Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor ("Falstaff"): Georg Solti
Aida ("Aida"): Deborah Voigt (soprano)
Amneris ("Aida"): Olga Borodina (mezzo)
Radames ("Aida"): Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
Amonasro ("Aida"): Mark Delavan (baritone)
Ramfis ("Aida"): Gennadi Bezzubenkov (bass)
King ("Aida"): Hao Jiang Tian (bass)
Priestess ("Aida"): Marjorie Elinor Dix (soprano)
Messenger ("Aida"): Roland Naldi (tenor)
Singers/musicians ("Aida"): Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera
Conductor ("Aida"): James Levine
Speaker ("The Grande Boutique"): Edward Blakeman
Presenter ("Met Opera Quiz"): Steven Blier
Panellist ("Met Opera Quiz"): Ben Cameron
Panellist ("Met Opera Quiz"): Cori Ellison
Panellist ("Met Opera Quiz"): Christopher Purdy
Speaker ("Opera Snaps"): Rodney Milnes
Presenter ("Talking to Gotham"): Miles Warde
Interviewee ("Talking to Gotham"): Gordon Parks

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Mozart Duo/n G,
K423 Prokofiev Ou/nref fn G mfnor, Op 39 Schumann 7'fjree Romances. Op 94
Mozart Ouster ;n E r;at. K452 2.15 Dvorak Sfabat Mater, Op 58 3.35Strauss, arranon Suite: Der Rosenkavalier 3.55 Hugo Aifven M/dsummer Vigil 4.10 Donizetti 5<n/on/a;n G rmnor 4.20 Bach Pfae/ud/um and Fughetta, BWV9024.35 Czerny Bn7;anf Po/ona/se.
Op 296 5.00 Bach Violin Concerto <n /t m<nof, BWV1041 5.10 Heiiendaai Concerto Grosso <nG m/nor Op3No.I5.20 Mozart Divertimento <nfr!af. K166 5.30MacDoweiiWe,<enfanz. Op 17 No 2 5.40Addinseii Warsaw Concerto
5.50 Amoid Dtt/e Su;te No 1, Op 80


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: Between the Ears

My Month twtn Cannen
Writer and director Lou Stein 's "sound diary" draws on a month spent with his dying mother. Against the Kafkaesque background of a hospital ward ittetis of a son's inner experience at his mother's bedside during her battle with cancer.
Excerpts from CS Lewis's A Grief Observed read by julian Glover . Written and directed by Lou Stein. Original music composed by OeirdreGribbin


Director: Lou Stein
Read By: Julian Glover
Directed By: Lou Stein.
Son: Lou Stefn
Carmen: Miriam Colon
DrW!ii!amson: Ed Bishop
DrVeetash: Andrew Seear
Professor Staniey Dische: Himself
Dr Lang: Stuart Milligan
Nurse/Trix!e: Barbara Rosenbtat

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present another in a series of special programmes from Dingwalls in London. With live performances from the Biny Jenkins Blues Collective, Sotex and former Pere Ubu-front man David Thomas.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: David Thomas.

: JaM<M)3

Dan;7o Perez. Tonight's concert, recorded at London's Pizza Express last year. features Panamanian-born pianist Danho Perezandhistrio.
Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Wi !igress


Pianist: Danho Perezandhistrio.
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Wi

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