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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.25 Rautavaara Swans Migrating (Cantus Arcticus, Op 61) Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Max Pommer
6.30 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467English Chamber Orchestra, director Murray Perahia (piano)
7.00 Schmeltzer Sonata a 5 Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
7.05 Haydn Variations in F minor, H XVII 6 Alfred Brendel (piano)
8.00 John Adams Short Ride in a Fast
Machine San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart
8.40 Poulenc Concerto for two pianos Julian Lerche and IngeborgHerkomer, Czech PO, conductor Karel Ancerl


Conductor: Max Pommer
Piano: Murray Perahia
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: John Adams
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Pianos: Julian Lerche
Conductor: Karel Ancerl

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

2. Paris. Today Donald Macleod looks at Chopin's years in Paris, where he established his reputation as a composer, performer and teacher, striving to create his dream of "a new world of music".
Aime-moi (arr P Viardot, from Chopin's Mazurka, Op 33 No 2) Olga Pasiechnyk (soprano), Leszek Mozdzer (piano) Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
Nikolai Demidenko ,
Philharmonia Orchestra , conductor Heinrich Schiff Trois Nouvelles Etudes , Op Posth Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 4 7 Claudio Arrau (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Olga Pasiechnyk
Soprano: Leszek Mozdzer
Unknown: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Heinrich Schiff
Conductor: Trois Nouvelles Etudes
Piano: Posth Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Claudio Arrau

: Work in Progress

Can Robert McCrum trust everything the colourful characters associated with PG Wodehouse say about the author?


Unknown: Robert McCrum
Unknown: Pg Wodehouse

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal's Cave) LSO, conductor Peter Maag
10.16 Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen Teresa Stich-Randall (soprano), Maurice Andre (trumpet), SaarCO, conductor Karl Ristenpart
10.38 Turnage An Invention on "Solitude Nash Ensemble
10.48 Verdi Ah Fors 'eLui.... Sempre Libera ' (La Traviata, Act 1)
Teresa Stich-Randall , Peter Baillie (tenor), Vienna Volksopern Orchestra , conductor Brian Priestman
10.56 Telemann Suite in F(Alster Overture) Tafelmusik, conductor Jeanne Lamon


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Peter Maag
Unknown: Jauchzet Gott
Soprano: Maurice Andre
Conductor: Karl Ristenpart
Unknown: Sempre Libera
Unknown: Teresa Stich-Randall
Tenor: Peter Baillie
Conductor: Vienna Volksopern Orchestra
Conductor: Brian Priestman
Conductor: Jeanne Lamon

: Morning Performance

Salzburg Festival
Today Stephanie Hughes talks to
American baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 2
Camerata Salzburg, conductor Roger Norrington
Weill Come Up from the Fields, Father; Dirge for Two Veterans (Four Walt Whitman Songs)
Copland Boatmen's Dance (Old American Songs, Set ljThomas Hampson (baritone), Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Dennis Russell Davies Ligeti Piano pieces
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
Maurizio Pollini (piano), Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado


Talks: Stephanie Hughes
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Pianist: Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Sean Rafferty introduces the first of a new series of weekly recitals from Belfast.
Today the Waterfront Hall Studio resounds to the sound of two concert grands.
Artur Pizarro and Stephen Coombs (pianos) Mozart, arr Busoni Overture: The Magic Flute; Fantasy in F minor for Mechanical
Clock, K608; Duettino Concertante (Piano Concerto, K459: Finale)
Saint-Saens Polonaise , Op 77; Caprice Arabe, Op 96; Scherzo, Op 8 7


Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Artur Pizarro
Pianos: Stephen Coombs
Unknown: Saint-Saens Polonaise

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear last Monday evening's Prom from the Royal Albert Hall. Sergei Nakariakov (flugelhorn),
Czech PO, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Prokofiev Suite: Cinderella
Gliere Horn Concerto in B flat, Op 91 (arr forflugelhorn)
Dvorak Symphony No 7 in Dminorm


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Sergei Nakariakov
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Voices

lain Burnside introduces and accompanies mezzo Alice Coote and baritone
Brett Polegato in a specially recorded recital.
Ernest Chausson La Chanson Bien Douce; Nanny; Les Papillons ; Serenade Italienne; Le Temps de Lilas; La Caravane; Hebe; Chanson de Clown; Chanson d'Ophelie; Chanson damour, Serres Chaudes ; Cantique a I 'Epouse; Dans la Foret du
Charme et de I'Enchantement,, Le Colibri


Unknown: Alice Coote
Baritone: Brett Polegato
Unknown: Les Papillons
Unknown: Serres Chaudes

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and the latest arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
France's premier orchestra opens the first of its two Proms with the overture to
Beethoven's mythological ballet, and features Berlioz's famous depiction of Episodes in the Life of an Artist. Presented by Louise Fryer. Helene Grimaud (piano), Orchestre de Paris, conductor Christoph Eschenbach
Beethoven Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus;
Piano Concerto No 4 in G. Op 58
7.50 Twenty Minutes: Poetry Proms
In the last of this series from the Serpentine Gallery in London, Jo Shapcott reads her own poetry and introduces this year's Proms poet-in-residence, Peter Porter.
8.10 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Repeated next Wednesday 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Piano: Helene Grimaud
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Unknown: Jo Shapcott
Unknown: Peter Porter.

: Pires Plays Schubert

Portuguese pianist Maria Joao Pires plays Schubert's Fourlmpromptus, D935. (R)


Pianist: Maria Joao Pires

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
A lively, percussion-based Late-Night Prom including a tribute to lannis Xenakis, Ligeti's exquisite series of nonsense miniatures performed by the singerfor whom they were written, and finally, a sequence of traditional African drumming. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Stephen Whibley Monsoon
Ligeti Sippal ; Dobbal; Nadihegeduvel Jan Bradley In Line
Katalin Karolyi (mezzo), 4-mality, Xenakis Rebonds
Julian Warburton (percussion)
Trad, arr Lord Eric Sugumugu Message to Shango, the God of War; One Africa The Master Drummers of Africa


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Presented By: Stephen Whibley Monsoon
Presented By: Ligeti Sippal
Unknown: Nadihegeduvel Jan Bradley
Unknown: Katalin Karolyi
Unknown: Xenakis Rebonds
Unknown: Julian Warburton
Unknown: Lord Eric Sugumugu

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Tchaikovsky Hamlet
Overture 12.30 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor
1.00 Works by Handel, Claudin de
Sermisy, Farnaby, Morley, and Bach's Easter Cantata, BWV4 2.25 Strauss
Also Sprach Zarathustra , Op 303.00 Wolf DieZigeunerin (EichendorffLieder, No 7)
3.10 Grieg Holberg Suite , Op 40
3.30 Lassus Motet: Gratia Sola Dei
3.45 Mozetich The Passion of Angels
4.10 Mozart Overture: Le Nozze di Figaro
4.15 Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53
4.25 Prokofiev, arr Heifetz March (Love for Three Oranges) 4.35 Couperin Treizième Concert a Deux Violes
4.50 Kuula Sinfonia, Op 36 (Jupiter)
5.00 Handel Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 5
5.10 Byrd 0 Mistresse Mine / Must
5.20 Lithander Divertimento No 1
5.25 Popper Hungarian Fantasy, Op 68
5.35 Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Sprach Zarathustra
Unknown: Wolf Diezigeunerin
Unknown: Grieg Holberg Suite
Unknown: Gratia Sola Dei
Unknown: Deux Violes

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