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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Saint-Saens Triptyque, Op 136 Philippe Graffin (violin), Pascal Devoyon (piano)
6.35 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56b
Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky (pianos)
7.00 Michel Blavet Flute Concerto in A minor
Wilbert Hazelzet (flute), MusicaAntiquaKoln, director Reinhard Goebel
7.40 Hoist A Moorside Suite
Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band, director Garry Cutt
8.10 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545 AndrasSchiff(fortepiano)
8.20 Delius Brigg Fair (An English Rhapsody)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Violin: Philippe Graffin
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Piano: Aloys Kontarsky
Flute: Michel Blavet
Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Garry Cutt
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Composer of the Week:Sergei Rachmaninov

(1873-1945). The first of five programmes in which Donald Macleod follows
Rachmaninov through hisyears of exile, exploring his later works and his recordings as a pianist and conductor. Rachmaninov and his family had a dramatic ecape from Russia afterthe
Revolution in 1917, travelling by train and then open sledge to Finland. During his years of exile, Rachmaninov reinvented himself as a virtuoso pianist, undertaking gruelling concert tours and leaving little time for composition. However, he did complete his fourth and final piano concerto and his Three Russian Songs in 1926. He also made a number of piano transcriptions which he played in concerts and in the recording studio. Sing Not, 0 Lovely One
Sergei Leiferkus (baritone) Howard Shelley (piano) Piano Concerto No 4
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor Ettore Gracis
Krelsler, arr Rachmaninov Liebesfreud Sergei Rachmaninov (piano) Three Russian Songs, Op 41
Russian State Symphonic Orchestra and ! Capella, conductor Valeri Polianski (R)
Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Sergei Leiferkus
Piano: Howard Shelley
Piano: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Conductor: Ettore Gracis
Conductor: Valeri Polianski
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Work in Progress

, In five programmes this week, choreographer Mark Baldwin talks about his new ballet The Bird Sings with Its
Fingers, a collaboration with the composer Julian Anderson , based on Jean Cocteau 's film noir Orphee. Producer Philip Sellars


Talks: Mark Baldwin
Unknown: Julian Anderson
Unknown: Jean Cocteau
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring Loewe Songs and early Bernstein recordings.
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Philharmonia Orchestra, director Leonard Bernstein (piano)
10.27 Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Constantin Silvestri


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Leonard Bernstein
Piano: Tchaikovsky Manfred
Conductor: Constantin Silvestri

: Morning Performance Artist in Focus: Mitsuko Uchida

In this week's programmes,
Humphrey Burton talks to the distinguished Japanese pianist Mitsuko Uchida about her life and career, and introduces performances drawn from the BBC archives. She is particularly renowned for her Mozart performances, and today's programme focuses on his music, as well as featuring a rare recording from Uchida's own archive of her playing a Beethoven sonata at the age of 13. Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kk9, (Pastorale) Mozart Sonata in D, K284
Beethoven Sonata in E, Op 109
Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat, K271
English Chamber Orchestra, director Mitsuko Uchida (piano)


Talks: Humphrey Burton
Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations
From the Wigmore Hall in London,
Verity Sharp presents another concert in the series given by Radio 3 New Generation Artists. Kungsbacka Trio
Haydn Trio in E, H XV 28
Beethoven Trio in E flat, Op 1 No 1 Repeated Saturday lpm


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: BBC Orchestras

This week beginning a cycle of Shostakovich symphonies.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Shostakovich Symphony No 1
Conductor Alexander Polianichko
Eigar Cello Concerto
Alban Gerhardt , conductor Emilio Pomarico Walton Symphony No -1
Conductor Emilio Pomarico


Conductor: Alexander Polianichko
Conductor: Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Emilio Pomarico
Conductor: Emilio Pomarico

: Opera in Action

Bass Robert Lloyd , who has performed in all the major opera houses throughout the world, talks about his experience of working atthe Metropolitan Opera in New York where he made his debut in 1988.


Bass: Robert Lloyd

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.
Including live music from the Schubert Ensemble.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

From the Barbican Centre in London, Alyn Shipton introduces a concert by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra under its director Wynton Marsalis. The programme, entitled Swingin' the Kingdom, celebrates the centenary of the great trumpeter, vocalist and composer Louis Armstrong. Alongside some of the works associated with Armstrong, the orchestra performs original music by Marsalis and classics from the Duke Ellington repertoire. During the interval Marsalis reflects on the i enormous legacy of Armstrong, a musician he has described as "the epitome of soul and down-home sophistication. Music: page 46


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Director: Wynton Marsalis.
Unknown: Louis Armstrong.

: Night Waves

Swedish director Roy Andersson has been hailed by his countrymen as the "the unknown genius of cinema." Patrick Wright asks if his latest film, Songs from the Second Floor, can supportthis claim, and Tom Paulin discusses the poetryof Thomas Hardy.


Director: Roy Andersson
Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Thomas Hardy.

: Late Junction

Mark Russell introduces music from
Alice Coltrane 's 1970 album Ptah the EIDaoud, piano music by Debussy and excerpts from Jerry Goldsmith 's soundtrack to the film Chinatown.


Introduces: Mark Russell
Unknown: Alice Coltrane
Unknown: Jerry Goldsmith

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Schubert Overture in D, D556
12.10 Maxim Berzovsky Cast Me Not Off in the Time of My Old Age
12.25 Bach, orch Webern Ricercar (Musical Offering, BWV1079) Grieg Holberg Suite , Op 40
1.00 A piano recital by Robert Taub
Scriabin Piano Sonata No 6 Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58
1.40 CPE Bach Oratorio: Die Israeliten in der Wüste, Wq238


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Maxim Berzovsky
Unknown: Grieg Holberg Suite
Unknown: Robert Taub

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Playtime 3.30 Music Box
3.45 Let's Move 4.05 Expressive Arts
4.25 Dance Workshop 4.45 Word Games 3

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