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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Handel Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op 6 No 12 Col legium Musicum 90, director Simon Stand age
6.45 Beethoven Romance in Fforviolin and orchestra, Op 50 David Oistrakh , Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Eugene Goossens
7.00 Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
7.45 lbert Escales Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.00 Elgar Five Intermezzos for wind quintet Athena Ensemble
8.50 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien LPO, conductor Leopold Stokowski


Unknown: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Eugene Goossens
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

: Composer of the Week: Gounod

Charles Gounod led a life tormented by religious scruples, and the issue of church ortheatre, sacred or profane, is writ large in his music. Today Donald Macleod considers some of the compositions which contrast these aspirations.
Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod, arrGamley) Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Wandsworth Boys Choir, National Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Kurt Herbert Adler L 'Arithmetique
Felicity Lott (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano) Kyrie and Gloria (St Cecilia Mass)
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Laurence Dale (tenor), Jean-Philippe Lafont
(baritone), French Radio Chorus, French Radio New Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
La Reine de Saba (ballet music)
Ulster Orchestra, conductorTakuoYuasa Chanson de Magali (Mireille)
Mirella Freni (soprano), Alain Vanzo (tenor), Toulouse Capitole Choir and Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Conductor: Kurt Herbert Adler
Soprano: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson
Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Soprano: Laurence Dale
Tenor: Jean-Philippe Lafont
Conductor: Georges Pretre
Conductor: La Reine
Soprano: Alain Vanzo
Conductor: Michel Plasson

: Work in Progress

Writer Colin Thubron is struggling to write about a travel writerwith writer's block.


Unknown: Colin Thubron

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Rachmaninov Elegie (Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op 3)
Andrei Gavrilov (piano)
10.11 Tchaikovsky Voyevoda USSR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
10.24 Bach Domine Deus ; Qui Tollis (Mass in B minor) Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Peter Schreier (tenor), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.35 Strauss Es Gibtein Reich (Ariadne aufNaxos) Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe
10.42 Tchaikovsky Fatum
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Andrei Gavrilov
Piano: Tchaikovsky Voyevoda
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Bach Domine Deus
Conductor: Qui Tollis
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Soprano: Peter Schreier
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

: Morning Performance

Cheltenham Festival
A concert from the Pittville Pump Room, presented by Chris de Souza. Vanbrugh Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in A, Op 18 No 5 Gerald Barry Six Marches (first performance)
11.50 Twenty Minutes: Dear Sarah Bernhardt
2: A Dialogue of Drama and Love. The
20th-century French writer continues her conversation with the spirit of the dead actress. With Eileen Atkins and Vanessa Redgrave.
12.10 Schubert String Quartet in G, D88 See also tomorrow, 11am


Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Unknown: Gerald Barry
Unknown: Sarah Bernhardt
Unknown: Eileen Atkins
Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert given in Belfast last year by the Joachim Piano Trio. Introduced by John Toal. Smetana Piano Trio No 2 in G minor, Op 15
Shostakovich Piano Trio No 2, Op 67


Introduced By: John Toal.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Mozart Symphony No 15 in G, K124 Conductor Christian Gansch
Haydn Cello Concerto No 2 in D, H Vllb 2 Mischa Maisky , conductor Osmo Vanska Haydn Symphony No 31 in D (Homsignal), Conductor Alexander Polianichko
Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 David Flack , conductor Alexander Polianichko
Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D
Conductor Alexander Polianichko


Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Mischa Maisky
Conductor: Alexander Polianichko
Conductor: David Flack
Conductor: Alexander Polianichko
Conductor: Alexander Polianichko

: Voices

lain Burnside presents Canadian baritone Nathan Berg with pianist Julius Drake in a specially recorded recital of songs by Schubert, including An Silvia, An den Mond,
ImAbendrot, Willkommen undAbschied and three Gesange aus Wilhelm Meister.


Baritone: Nathan Berg
Pianist: Julius Drake

: In Tune

This evening the BBC Philharmonic perform live from Manchester and Sean Rafferty discusses the cultural role of the orchestra in the North West with members of the orchestra and with conductor
Gianandrea Noseda. Plus news from the arts world and a selection of music.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.

: Performance on 3

The Marriage of Figaro
Riccardo Muti conducts a cast which includes some of the leading Mozart singers of today in a production of the composer's comic masterpiece, recorded live at the Vienna Opera.
Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Acts land 2
8.30 Twenty Minutes: The Figaro Letters Graeme Fife imagines the contents of letters dropped and discovered in the darklinggarden ofthe final act of Mozart's opera. The letters play a significant role as the characters discovertheirtrue selves.
8.50 Acts 3 and 4 Subversive opera: page 19


Unknown: Riccardo Muti
Unknown: Vienna Opera.
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Unknown: Graeme Fife
CountAlmaviva: Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Countess Almaviva: Melanie Diener (soprano)
Susanna: Tatjana Lisnic (soprano)
Figaro: Carlos Alvarez (bass)
Cherubino: Angellka Kirchschlager (mezzo)
Marcellina: Francesca Pedacl (soprano)

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents music inspired by religious conviction and uncertainty from places as far apart as 12th-century Spain and 21st-century Ireland.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Wagner Prelude, Act 1:
Lohengrin 12.15 Leo Weiner Serenade in F minor, Op 3 12.45 Vagn Holmboe Brass Quintet No 1, Op 79
1.00 A concert of 17th-century music from Bohemia and Slovakia. Capricornus Sonata a 3 Schmeizer Balleto a 4 in G
(Fechtshule) Otradovic 0 Svatem Vaclavu (Lied Zu Ehren des Heiligen Wenzel) Bezdruzic Motet: Maria Kron Biber Harmonia Romana Otradovic Dixit Dominus; Laudate Pueri Dominum ;
Magnificat Anonymous Ave Potentissima Carissimi Dixit Dominus 2.05 Ludwig Thuille Sextet in B flat, Op 6 2.35 Theo Flury Improvisation on Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor 2.50 Schubert Rosamunde (Incidental Music) 3.20
Scriabin Piano Concerto in Fsharp minor
3.50 Srul Irving Glick Divertimento
4.10 Gounod Airdes Bijoux (Faust) 4.20 Erwin Schulhoff Duo for violin and cello
4 35 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso, Op 66
4.50 Handel Solitudini Amate ; Aure Fonti Ombre Gradite (Alessandro) 5.00 Glinka, compl Shebalin Symphony on two Russian themes 5.15 Mozart Concerto fragment in Eflat, K370b 5.30 Clara Schumann
Pièces Fugitives, Op 15 5.45 Toivo Kuula The Hiisa Slaves Entice, Op 20 No 5
5.55 Stanford The Haven, Op 12 7 No 4


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Leo Weiner Serenade
Unknown: Schmeizer Balleto
Unknown: Maria Kron Biber
Unknown: Laudate Pueri Dominum
Unknown: Schubert Rosamunde
Unknown: Erwin Schulhoff
Unknown: Handel Solitudini Amate

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