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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Puccini Cristantemi London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano
6.45 Schubert Adagio and Rondo in E, D506 Luba Edlina (piano)
7.00 Cavalli Lauda Jerusalem
Balthasar-Neumann Choir and Ensemble, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock
7.40 Faure Cello Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 109Paul Tortelier, Eric Heidsieck (piano)
8.00 Robin Orr Rhapsody for string orchestra Northern Sinfonia, conductor Howard Griffiths
8.45 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat, H Vile 1 Hakan Hardenberger ,
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Piano: Luba Edlina
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
Piano: Eric Heidsieck
Piano: Robin Orr Rhapsody
Conductor: Howard Griffiths
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Composers of the Week: Alessandroand Domenico Scarlatti

Domenico Scarlatti is best known for his keyboard sonatas. Today Donald Macleod traces the origins and performance history of these magnificent works.
D Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kk9 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
D Scarlatti , arr Avison Concerto No 2 in G Brandenburg Consort, director Roy Goodman
A Scarlatti Gia Lusingato Appieno Lynne Dawson (soprano), Purcell Quartet D Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kkl;
Sonata in A, Kk284; Sonata in A minor, Kk3
Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Sonata in D, Kk490
Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)


Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Piano: D Scarlatti
Director: Roy Goodman
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska

: Work in Progress

Michelle Guish talks about one of the most challenging aspects of herjob as a casting director - keeping up with the careers of thousands of actors, and spotting new talent.


Talks: Michelle Guish

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Eigar Prelude (The Kingdom, Op 51) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.14 Henze Concerto for oboe, harp and strings Heinz Holliger (oboe),
Ursula Holliger (harp), Collegium Musicum Zurich, conductor Paul Sacher
10.44 Elgar Falstaff , Op 68
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
11.20 Telemann Fantasia in E minor
Heinz Holliger (oboe)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Oboe: Ursula Holliger
Conductor: Paul Sacher
Conductor: Elgar Falstaff
Conductor: Georg Solti
Oboe: Heinz Holliger

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Ida Haendel
With Humphrey Burton.
Bach Chaconne (Violin Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004) Ida Haendel
Mozart Violin Sonata in B flat, K378 Ida Haendel, Ronald Turini (piano)
Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 61 Ida Haendel , BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Pritchard
Ravel Pièce en Forme d'Habanera
Ida Haendel (violin), Craig Shepherd (piano)


Unknown: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Ida Haendel
Piano: Ronald Turini
Unknown: Ida Haendel
Violin: Ida Haendel
Violin: Craig Shepherd

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza introduces a concert from this year's Three Choirs Festival, given in the Church of St Mary de Lode, Gloucester in which viol consort Fretwork are joined by countertenor Robin Blaze in songs and instrumental music by William Byrd, Orlando Gibbons, Alfonso Ferrabosco and Elvis Costello.

(See next Thursday lpm)


Presenter: Chris de Souza
Musicians: Fretwork
Countertenor: Robin Blaze

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear last Wednesday's concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Orchestre de Paris, conductor Christoph Eschenbach
Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto Cellini Schumann Symphony No 2 in C Stravinsky The Rite of Spring^)


Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Unknown: Benvenuto Cellini

: Music Restored

Jeanne Lamon
Today Lucie Skeaping is in conversation with Canadian violinist Jeanne Lamon. As soloist and director of the chamber orchestra Tafelmusik, Jeanne has devoted her career to the performance of Baroque and classical music on period instruments and has recorded a very wide-ranging repertoire. Including music by Vivaldi, Bach, Haydn and Handel.


Unknown: Jeanne Lamon
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Violinist: Jeanne Lamon.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and an update of the latest news and views in the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival
The Russian National Orchestra, founded just a decade ago but already building a strong reputation, in an all-Tchaikovsky programme recorded last month. Introduced by Sandy Burnett. Russian National Orchestra, conductor Paavo Berglund
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor; Symphony No 5 in E minor


Introduced By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Paavo Berglund

: Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe

Dvorak Slavonic Dances , Op 46: No 1 in C; No 6 in D; No 8 in G minor; Op 72 No 10 in E minOTlR)


Pianos: Dvorak Slavonic Dances

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to VS Naipaul about his new novel Half a Life.


Talks: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington looks back to memorable concerts from Keith Jarrett , Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette at the Royal Festival Hall last summer, just released on CD, and finds out what Benny Anderssen 's been up to. Plus music from the Japanese islands of Okinawa and English duo Show of Hands.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Keith Jarrett
Unknown: Gary Peacock
Unknown: Jack Dejohnette
Unknown: Benny Anderssen

: The Wheel of Fortune

By Nick Fisher. Configuration 3: The
Probable Professor and His Uncertain God A second chance to play BBC Radio's first ever interactive drama, by switching between simultaneous broadcasts on Radio 4 and Radio 3. For details see yesterday 11.30pm.


Unknown: Nick Fisher.
Leonard: Miles Anderson
Steve: Douglas Hodge
T: Sophie Okonedo
Jane: Rowena Cooper
Croupier: Harry Myers
Student: Jasmine Hyde
Hostess: Fiona Clarke
Joe: Matthew Odell
Voice: Jonathan Keeble
Priest: Phillip Joseph
Man: Kenny Blyth
Woman: Clare Corbett

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Morawetz Overture on a Fairy Tale
12.15 Prokofiev Cinderella's Waltz (Cinderella, Suite No 1, Op 107)
12.25 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
12.40 Tchaikovsky Ballet Suite: Swan Lake 1.00 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 2, Op 55 Nielsen Flute Concerto
Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade 2.25
Balakirev Islamey, Op 18 2.35 Salzedo Variations surun Thème dans le Style Ancien, Op 302.45 Melartin Karelian Scenes, Op 146
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Expressive Arts Pack 2 3.20 Just
Poetry 3.30 Maths Challenge 3.45 Word Games 3 4.00 Have Your Say 4.20 Dance Workshop 4.40 Music Workshop
5.00 Rossini Overture: William Tell
5.10 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain 5.20 Faure Clair de Lune
5.35 Bree Overture: Le Bandit
5.50 Stenhammar Spring Night


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: William Tell

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