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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Massenet Suite No 1, Op 13
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce
6.30 Haydn Keyboard Concerto in D,
H XVIII 11 Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
7.00 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor James Irvine
7.20 Lully Te Deum Le Concert Spirituel, director HerveNiquet
8.00 Binchois De Plus en Plus
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
8.30 Kabalevsky Suite: Colas Breugnon Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Loris Tjeknavorian


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Conductor: Jean-Yves Ossonce
Harpsichord: Ton Koopman
Conductor: James Irvine
Director: Peter Phillips
Conductor: Loris Tjeknavorian

: Sunday Live

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Today's programme begins with Christian Zacharias performing transcriptions of Schubert songs.
9.10 Veracini Overture No 6 in D minor
IIGiardinoArmonico, director Giovanni Antonini
9.25 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain Josep Maria Colom (piano), Spanish National Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
10.00 Live from the Mozarteum, Salzburg, Joseph Swensen conducts the Salzburg
Mozarteum Orchestra in a Mozart Matinee.
Haydn Overture: Armida Mozart Bute Concerto in G, K313
Bernhard Krabatsch
Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314 Reinhold Malzer
Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat (Drumroll)
During the interval tenor Marco Beasley and Accordone perform 17th-century Italian songs, recorded atthe Salzburg Pentecost Festival. Producer Andrew Lyle


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Christian Zacharias
Director: Giovanni Antonini
Piano: Josep Maria Colom
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
Unknown: Joseph Swensen
Unknown: Bernhard Krabatsch
Tenor: Marco Beasley
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Festival Music Matters

This week Graeme Kay meets composer Sally Beamish , whose Knotgrass Elegy receives its first performance in tonight's Prom, and the ensemble Charivari Agreable, who run their own festival in Oxford, perform live in the studio. Plus news about festivals in the east of England.


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Sally Beamish

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Carolyn Sampson (soprano),
Nancy Hadden (flute), Alison Bury (violin), Erin Headley (viola da gamba). Lucy Carolan (harpsichord)
Couperin Quatrième Concert (Concerts Royaux)
Rameau Rossignols Amoureux Couperin Le Rossignol en Amour
(Troisieme Livre de Pièces de Clavecin) Monteclair Cantata: Pan et Syrinx
Rameau Première Concert (Pieces de clavecin en concerts) (R)


Unknown: Albert Museum
Soprano: Carolyn Sampson
Flute: Nancy Hadden
Flute: Alison Bury
Viola: Erin Headley
Harpsichord: Lucy Carolan

: BBC Legends

Benno Moiseiwitsch
The second of two programmes presented by Piers Lane. Today's programme features performances of Liszt's transcription of Wagner's
Overture: Tannhauser, and Beethoven's Empero/roncerto, recorded shortly before Moiseiwitch's death in 1963.


Unknown: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Presented By: Piers Lane.

: Private Passions

First broadcast in 1996, this programme is repeated as a tribute to art critic David Sylvester , who died last month. His musical passions, as revealed to Michael Berkeley , included works by Machaut, Purcell, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Harrison Birtwistle (R)


Unknown: David Sylvester
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Today's selection of light music includes a recording of Lehar's Gold and Silver Waltz, played by the Halle Orchestra under John Barbirolli , and music by Schubert,
Sullivan, Grainger and Robert Farnon.


Unknown: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Robert Farnon.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson investigates Strauss's Four Last Songs, with specially recorded examples, sung by Mary Plazas with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. See Wednesday 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Sung By: Mary Plazas

: Sunday Feature: Cosmic Harmonies

David Huckvale looks at the special appeal the firmament seems to hold for composers. Taking part are John Tavener , whose Songofthe Cosmos features in next Saturday's Prom, David Bedford,
Robert Saxton , Karlheinz Stockhausen , Allan Chapman , Jamie James , Heather Couper , Jill Puree , John Polkinghorne , Joscelyn Godwin and James D'Angelo.


Unknown: David Huckvale
Unknown: John Tavener
Unknown: Robert Saxton
Unknown: Karlheinz Stockhausen
Unknown: Allan Chapman
Unknown: Jamie James
Unknown: Heather Couper
Unknown: Jill Puree
Unknown: John Polkinghorne
Unknown: Joscelyn Godwin
Unknown: James D'Angelo.

: Performing Verdi

Another chance to hear Michael Oliver talking to director Jonathan Miller about his production of Verdi's Rigoletto. (R)


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Director: Jonathan Miller

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Penny Gore.
Susan Bullock (soprano), Brian Asawa (countertenor), Christopher Maltman
(baritone), James Ehnes (violin), Tommy Smith (saxophone),
BBC Symphony Chorus, New London Children's Choir, BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Sally Beamish Knotgrass Elegy(BBC commission, first performance)
8.20 Twenty Minutes
JatinderVerma, the artistic director of Tara Arts, explores one of the themes of this year's Proms, exile, a subject which has informed much of his work.
8.40 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945) Repeated Thursday 2pm
Slatkin's Proms Pick: page 17


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Penny Gore.
Soprano: Susan Bullock
Soprano: Brian Asawa
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Baritone: James Ehnes
Violin: Tommy Smith
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Sunday Play: Requiem

By Bryony Lavery. Another chance to hear this moving portrayal of the last day in the life of French composer Lili Boulanger.
Music by Elizabeth Parter. Directed by Janet Whitaker (R)


Unknown: Bryony Lavery.
Unknown: Lili Boulanger.
Music By: Elizabeth Parter.
Directed By: Janet Whitaker
Lili: Imogen Stubbs
Raiser, her mother: Claire Bloom
Ernest, her father: Richard Johnson
Nadia, her sister: Deborah Findlay

: Womad Weekend

A final visit to the Womad Festival in Reading with Andrew McGregor and Lucy Duran , including performances by drumming group Badenya les Freres Coulibaly from Burkina Faso, Brazilian singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto , French North African band Orchestre National de Barbes, and Madagascan accordionist Regis Gizavo . United nations: page 17


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Singer-Songwriter: Bebel Gilberto
Accordionist: Regis Gizavo

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Halvorsen Entry of the Boyars
12.10 Hummel Rondo Brillant in A, Op 56
12.30 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 30 No 1
12.50 Mozart Alia Bella Despinetta (Cosi Fan Tutte)
1.00 A concert of works by Jacob Handl.

1.50 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata No 6 in D minor
2.05 Brahms Symphony No 3 in F
2.45 Khachaturian Violin Concerto in D minor
3.25 Mozart Serenade in C Minor for wind octet, K388
3.45 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 5 7 (Appassionata)
4.10 Bach Concerto in A minor for four keyboards

4.25 Faure Fantasy
4.35 Schreker Valse Lente
4.45 Vincenzo Petrall Versetti per il Gloria
5.00 Gounod Waltz (Faust)

5.10 Leonardo de Lorenzo Capriccio Brillante Op 31

5.20 Giustini Suonata No in G minor
5.35 Eespere Festina Lente 5.45 Sorkocevic Overture in G


Presenter: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Bella Despinetta
Unknown: Jacob Handl.

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