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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K618
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Cambridge Classical Players, conductor Stephen Cleobury
6.40 Barber Ballet: Souvenirs, Op 28 Leon McCawley (piano)
7.00 Bizet Jeux d'Enfants, Op 22 (Petite Suite) National Orchestra of France, conductor Seiji Ozawa
7.45 Arne Organ Concerto No 2 in G Paul Nicholson , Parley of Instruments
Baroque Orchestra, director Peter Holman
8.00 John Williams Devil 's Dance (The
Witches ofEastwick) Gil Shaham (violin), Jonathan Feldman (piano)
8.40 Alwyn Six Elizabethan Dances LSO, conductor Richard Hickox


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Piano: Leon McCawley
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Director: Peter Holman
Director: John Williams Devil
Violin: Gil Shaham
Piano: Jonathan Feldman
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Nielsen

Donald Macleod explores music written by Carl Nielsen around the time of the First
World War, including the work which won him international recognition. Jens the Roadmender (Op 21); The Land of My Fathers
Kurt Westi (tenor), Henrik Metz (piano)
Paraphrase on "Nearer My God to Thee Wind band from the Danish National RSO
Symphony No 5 BBC Philharmonic, conductor George Pelhivanian


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Written By: Carl Nielsen
Tenor: Kurt Westi
Tenor: Henrik Metz
Conductor: George Pelhivanian

: Work In Progress

Barrie Rutter , artistic director of Northern Broadsides, talks about his new touring productions of Shakespeare's King John and The Merry Wives of Windsor.


Artistic: Barrie Rutter

: Master works

With Stephanie Hughes.
Pfltzner Prelude, Act 2: Palestrina
Orchestra of the Deutsche Opera, Berlin, conductor Christian Thielemann
10.13 Couperln Premier Ordre (Les
Nations, 1726) Frans Bruggen and Frans Vester (flutes/recorder), Jaap Schroder and Marie Leonhardt (violins), Anner Bylsma (cello), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
10.37 Palestrina Missa I'Homme Armé
Soloists of the Cappella Musicale di San
Petronio di Bologna, director Sergio Vartolo
11.01 Hotteterre Suite in B flat (Pieces pour la Flute Book 2, 1708) Frans Bruggen (recorder), Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
11.15 CPE Bach SymphonyinA, Wql82 No 4 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Christian Thielemann
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Flutes: Frans Vester
Unknown: Jaap Schroder
Violins: Marie Leonhardt
Violins: Anner Bylsma
Cello: Gustav Leonhardt
Harpsichord: Palestrina Missa
Director: Sergio Vartolo
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Viola: Wieland Kuijken
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Director: Trevor Pinnock

: Morning Performance

Petroc Trelawny introduces highlights from last summer's music festivals in the south-west of England. Today's programme features performances from the village of Plush in Dorset, home to an enterprising new festival organised by cellist
Adrian Brendel , and from the Collegiate Church of St Endellion in Cornwall.
Mozart String Quintet in E flat, K614
Daniel Hope and Sara Troback (violins), Lawrence Power and Beatrice Muthelet
(violas), Adrian Brendel (cello) (Plush Festival) Schumann Dichterliebe
Roderick Williams
(baritone), Richard Heatherington (piano) (St Endellion Festival)
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 4 7 Anthony Marwood (violin), James Boyd (viola), Louise Hopkins (cello), Aleksandar Madzar (piano)
(International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove)


Unknown: Adrian Brendel
Unknown: Daniel Hope
Violins: Sara Troback
Violins: Lawrence Power
Violins: Beatrice Muthelet
Violas: Adrian Brendel
Baritone: Roderick Williams
Baritone: Richard Heatherington
Violin: Anthony Marwood
Violin: James Boyd
Viola: Louise Hopkins
Piano: Aleksandar Madzar

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another concert in a series recorded last year at St David's Hall, Cardiff. Today, Emma Kirkby (soprano) and Anthony Rooley (theorbo/lute) perform a selection of English songs from the 16th and 17th centuries, a time when composers found inspiration in the elaborate tales of classical mythology.


Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Anthony Rooley

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Glinka Overture in D
VassilySinaisky Musorgsky , orch Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 3 in E flat Peter Donohoe , conductor Vassily Sinaisky Shostakovich Symphony No 13 (Babi Yar ) Conductor Vassily Sinaisky


Conductor: Vassilysinaisky Musorgsky
Conductor: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Babi Yar
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Choral Evensong for Ash Wednesday

Live from the Chapel of St John's College,
Cambridge. Responses (Ebdon). Psalm 51: Misere Mei (Allegri). First Lesson: Joel 2, wl-2; 12-17. Antiphon: Non in Solo Pane. Canticles: Amner Short Service.
Second Lesson: Matthew 6, wl-6; 16-21. Anthem: Tribulationes Civitatum (Byrd).
Hymn: Forty Days and Forty Nights (Aus der Tiefe). Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude: VaterUnserim Himmelreich , BWV682 (Bach). Director of music Christopher Robinson. Organist Jonathan Vaughn.


Unknown: Vaterunserim Himmelreich
Organist: Christopher Robinson.
Organist: Jonathan Vaughn.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and arts news, and looks at recent CD releases.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Opera on 3: Turandot

From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Donald Macleod introduces a live performance of Puccini's last opera. Jane Eaglen stars as the neurotic Princess
Turandot - who imposes cryptic riddles on her suitors only to execute them when they fail to answer; Dennis O'Neill is Calaf - the stranger whose passion undermines her power; and Cristina Gallardo-Domas makes her Royal Opera debut as Liu -the slave girl who loves Calaf deeply and is prepared to sacrifice her own life so that his desire for Turandot should be fulfilled.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Christian Badea
Act 1
8.10 Interval: The Maigret of the T'ang: Biographer Jan Willem Van de Wetering explores the extraordinary career of Robert van Gulik, author of the Judge Dee mysteries.
8.35 Act 2
9.25 Twenty Minutes: Turning the Page: Simon Townley looks at unfinished masterpieces and asks if it is wise to try to guess the final intentions of an artist.
9.45 Act 3


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Jane Eaglen
Unknown: Dennis O'Neill
Unknown: Cristina Gallardo-Domas
Unknown: Jan Willem Van
Unknown: Robert Van Gulik
Unknown: Judge Dee
Unknown: Simon Townley
Princess Turandot: Jane Eaglen (soprano)
Calaf: Dennis O'Neill (tenor)
Liu: Cristina Gallardo-Domas (soprano)
Ping: Quentin Hayes (bass)
Pang: Robin Leggate (tenor)
Pong: Timothy Robinson (tenor)
The Emperor Altoum: Alasdalr Elliot (tenor)
Timur: Willard White (bass)

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's late-night selection features the music of Giya Kancheli and polyphony from his native Georgia.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Giya Kancheli

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Debussy Gigues
(Images) 12.10 Messlaen Le Loriot
(Catalogue des Oiseaux) 12.20 lbert Trio
12.35 Faure Dolly Suite , Op 56 12.50
Franck Nocturne 1.00 Gillian Weir plays organ music by Messlaen. Le Banquet Céleste; Diptyque, Essai sur la Vie
Terrestre et I 'Eternite; Verset pour la Fete de la Dédicace; Apparition de I 'Eglise
Eternelle 1.40 Poulenc Piano Concerto
2.10 Marjan Mozetlch Concerto for two harps (The Passion of the Angels)
2.35 John Carmichael Trumpet Concerto
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Together: an Assembly for Schools
3.20 Revisewise 3.50 Drama Workshop
4.10 Ghostwriter 4.20 Singing Together
4.40 Music Workshop
5.00 Shostakovich Festive Overture
5.15 Wledermann Notturno in C sharp
5.25 Scrlabln Nocturne for the left hand,
Op 9 No 2 5.45 Morton Gould Windjammer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Messlaen Le Loriot
Unknown: Faure Dolly Suite
Unknown: Franck Nocturne
Unknown: Gillian Weir
Unknown: Marjan Mozetlch
Unknown: John Carmichael
Unknown: Wledermann Notturno
Unknown: Morton Gould

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