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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
CPE Bach Flute Concerto in A, Wql68
6.40 Kodaly Matra Pictures
7.35 Walton Symphony No 2
8.00 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Memories of Covent Garden
8.40 Richard Rodney Bennett Suite Fran├žaise
8.50 Pierne Theme and Variations on a Popular Round


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents some of the best music from recent concerts and festivals around Europe. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with former Today editor, Cathy Packe.
Bach Violin Concerto in A minor,
BWV1041 Viktoria Mullova (violin), IIGiardinoArmonico, director Giovanni Antonini
9.15 Musorgsky, arr Shostakovich Overture: Khovanshchina
Avanti!, conductor Paavo Berglund
9.20 Mozart Variations on "Unser
DummerPobel Meint", K455 Christian Zacharias (piano)
9.35Smetana Ma Vlast (excerpts) Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
10.05 Music from the Elizabethan Era
Hesperion XXI, director Jordi Savall
10.20 Barber Toccata Festiva
Thomas Trotter (organ), BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
10.40 Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K478 Alfred Brendel (piano), Katherine
Gowers (violin), Douglas Patterson (viola), Adrian Brendel (cello)
11.25 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor, D759 (Unflnished) North German RSO, conductor Gunter Wand Producer Andrew Lyle.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Editor: Cathy Packe.
Director: Giovanni Antonini
Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Piano: Christian Zacharias

: Festival Music Matters

A new series for the summer season in which Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews from the Proms and other festivals across the globe. Today composer James MacMillan and librettist
Michael Symmons Roberts collaborate on the new BBC commission Birds of Rhiannon, to be given its first performance on Thursday. And how education and workshops are playing an increasing role in many British festivals, a live studio performance from one of the groups featured at this year's Dartington Summer School. Plus reports from Wales, Scandinavia and the USA.


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Petra Lang (mezzo), Charles Spencer (piano) Brahms Lieder , Op 69 (excerpts): Ach, Mir Fehlt (Klage I); 0 Felsen, Lieber Felsen (Klage II); Vom Strande ; Uber die See; Madchenfluch
Wolf Morike Lieder (excerpts):
Selbstgestandis; Ein Stundlein Wohl vor Tag: Begegnung; Lebe Wohl ;
Das Verlassene Magdlein ; Storchenbotschaft Strauss Wie Sollten Wir Geheim Sie
Halten (Lieder aus Lotusblattern, Op 19); Allerseelen (Lieder aus Letzte Blatter ,
Op 10); Lob des Leidens (Lieder, Op 15); Befreit (Lieder, Op 39); Kling! (Lieder, Op 48)(R)


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Presented By: Petra Lang
Piano: Charles Spencer
Piano: Brahms Lieder
Unknown: Lieber Felsen
Unknown: Vom Strande
Unknown: Ein Stundlein Wohl
Unknown: Lebe Wohl
Unknown: Das Verlassene Magdlein
Unknown: Letzte Blatter

: BBC Legends

Benno Moiseiwitsch
Piers Lane presents the first of two programmes about the Odessa-born pianist, today featuring Moiseiwitsch's 1956 performance of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 in C minorwith the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Malcolm Sargent.


Conducted By: Malcolm Sargent.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay presents the first in a brand new weekly series of programmes celebrating the wide and varied genre of light music. Today's programme includes works by Robert Farnon , Gershwin and Don Gillis , plus Richard Addinsell 's Warsaw
Concerto played by Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) with the Montreal Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Robert Farnon
Unknown: Don Gillis
Unknown: Richard Addinsell
Played By: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conducted By: Charles Dutoit.

: Discovering Music

Another chance to hear Gerard McBurney unlock the secrets of Schubert's String
Quintet in C, D956, with specially recorded examples from the Schubert Ensemble. (R)


Unknown: Gerard McBurney

: Sunday Feature: Pastoral Sympathies

Graham Fawcett investigates the many faces of the pastoral, a keynote theme of the Proms this year, and asks some of its devotees to explain its continuing spell.


Unknown: Graham Fawcett

: Performing Verdi

Another chance to hear programmes from the series commemorating the centenary of Giuseppe Verdi 's death. Opera critic
Rodney Milnes talks to the conductor Mark Elder about the dark horse of Verdi's mature masterpieces, Simon Boccanegra. (R)


Unknown: Giuseppe Verdi
Talks: Rodney Milnes
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Simon Boccanegra.

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall.
The music of Verdi takes centre stage at the Proms this year. Tonight's programme displays the great range of Verdi's operatic personality, from political pomp and ceremonyto intimacy and great tragedy. Presented by John Shea.
Veronica Villarroel (soprano), Dolora Zajick (mezzo), Leah-Marian Jones
(mezzo), Carlo Ventre (tenor). Vassily
Gerello (baritone), Alexander Anisimov (bass), Alastair Miles (bass),
Halle Choir , Leeds Festival Chorus, London Symphony Chorus,
Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder Verdi Overture: Nabucco; II Trovatore: Act 1 Scene 2; Don Carlos : Act 4 Scene 1;
8.45 Twenty Minutes
Roderick Swanston discusses the popularity of Verdi in his centenary year with Hilary Finch and Ashutosh Khandekar.
9.05 Verdi Aida : Prelude to Act 1; Aida: Act 2 (complete)
Proms tickets and CD offer: page 42


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Presented By: John Shea.
Soprano: Veronica Villarroel
Unknown: Leah-Marian Jones
Tenor: Carlo Ventre
Baritone: Alexander Anisimov
Bass: Alastair Miles
Bass: Halle Choir
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Don Carlos
Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Ashutosh Khandekar.
Unknown: Verdi Aida

: Sunday Play: Moonlight

By Harold Pinter. Another chance to hear last Autumn's celebration for
Harold Pinter 's 70th Birthday, in which Pinter himself plays Andy. A man is on his death bed but where is his loving family?
Music by Elizabeth Parker. Directed by Janet Whitaker (R)


Unknown: Harold Pinter.
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Music By: Elizabeth Parker.
Directed By: Janet Whitaker
Andy: Harold Pinter
Bel: Sara Kestelman
Ralph: John Shrapnel
Maria: Jill Johnson
Jake: Douglas Hodge
Fred: Harry Burton
Bridget: Indira Varma

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a mix of musical styles and influences.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Verdi Cortigiani Vil
Razza Dannata (Rigoletto) 12.10 Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 11112.40
Debussy Jeux 1.00 Verdi Quattro Pezzi Sacn
1.40 Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor,
Op 104 2.20 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic) 3.20 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20 3.55 Stobaeus Du Bist MeineZuversicht 4.05 Respighi Suite: Ancient Airs and Dances, No 2 4.20
Salamone Rossi Keter 4.30 Kuula Wedding March, Op 3b No 2 4.40 Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast) 4.50 Enna Overture: The Match Girl 5.00 Van Bree Concert Overture in B minor 5.10 Kuffner Clarinet Quintet in B flat 5.25 Ravel Trois Chansons
5.40 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Verdi Cortigiani Vil
Unknown: Razza Dannata
Unknown: Rossi Keter

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