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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Piano Sonata in G, K283 Mitsuko Uchida
6.40 Boccherini String Quintet in D minor, Op 25 No 1 Europa Galante
7.00 Suppe Overture: Light Cavalry
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.40 Schumann Marchenerzahlungen , Op 132 Roger Chase (viola), Antony Pay
(clarinet), Ian Brown (piano), Nash Ensemble
8.00 Glinka Souvenir d'une Nuitd'Ete
Madrid BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
8.40 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Nikolai Demidenko , London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev


Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Schumann Marchenerzahlungen
Viola: Roger Chase
Clarinet: Ian Brown
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Unknown: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev

: Composer of the Week: Edouard Lalo (1823-92): 1: Early Years

With Donald Macleod.

Born into a military family, Lalo left home at the age of 16, against his father's wishes, to study violin at the Paris Conservatoire, privately studying composition with pianist Julius Schulhoff and composer JE Crevecoeur. He survived for some years as a violinist and teacher, and in 1855 he became a founder member of the influential Armingaud Quartet.

Scherzo in D minor for orchestra - RPO, conductor Yondani Butt
Six Melodies, Op 17 (excerpts) - Teresa Zylis-Gara (soprano), Christian Ivaldi (piano)
String Quartet in E flat, Op 45 (Vivace) - Daniel Quartet
Symphonie Espagnole, Op 21 - Joshua Bell (violin), Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit


Presenter: Donald MacLeod
Pianist: Julius Schulhoff
Soprano: Teresa Zylis-Gara
Piano: Christian Ivaldi
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists talk about their current work. Writer Graham McCann describes working on his book about the Dad's Armyseries, Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Graham McCann
Producer: Fiona McLean

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This weekfeaturing
Stravinsky symphonies and performances by pianist Sviatoslav Richter.
Schumann Waldszenen , Op 82 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.26 Stravinsky Symphony in Eflat Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
11.02 Debussy Jardins sous la Pluie (Estampes) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
11.07 Rossini String Sonata No 5 in Eflat Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, conductor Eduard Serov
11.22 Wolf Der Feuerreiter
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Sviatoslav Richter (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Pianist: Sviatoslav Richter.
Pianist: Schumann Waldszenen
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Stravinsky Symphony
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Debussy Jardins
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Eduard Serov
Conductor: Wolf Der Feuerreiter
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: Morning Performance

Verbier Festival
This week Graeme Kay presents highlights from this summer's music festival in Verbier, Switzerland.
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 13 in A minor Arcadi Volodos (piano)
Britten A Charm of Lullabies Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Karel Kosarek (piano) Beethoven Triple Concerto in C
Sayaka Shoji (violin), Jian Wang (cello), Lang Lang (piano), UBS Verbier Festival Youth
Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Magdalena Kozena
Piano: Karel Kosarek
Violin: Sayaka Shoji
Violin: Jian Wang
Cello: Lang Lang
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Rebecca Evans (soprano), Eugene Asti (piano)
Mozart Als Luise die Briefe, K520; Sei Du Mein Trost, K391; DerZauberer, K472;
An Chloe , K524;Abendempfmdung, K523 Faure Les Roses d'lsphahan;Automne; Notre Amour; Après un Reve; FleurJetee Strauss Acht Liederaus Letzte Blatter, Op 10 Repeated next Sunday at 1pm


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Soprano: Rebecca Evans
Piano: Eugene Asti
Unknown: An Chloe

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka.
The first of a new season of Radio 3's afternoon showcase for the BBC orchestras was recorded in Lancaster earlierthis year. Katarina Karneus offers a fresh, introverted approach to Mahler's romantic song-cycle. This week's concerts feature Elgar's symphonies and concertos. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Mahler Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen
Katarina Karneus (soprano) Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Soprano: Katarina Karneus

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker return with a new series of music for younger listeners. Every weekday they play top tunes from all around the world, including today music about (ions in Africa, dogs in Ireland and trolls in Norway. You can splatthenastytrollsonthe Making Trackswebsite: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson introduces an eclectic selection from musicals old and new.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter presents a selection of music and arts news.

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert live from Studio 7 in Manchester. Howard Shelley (piano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor VassilySinaisky
Karlowicz Eternal Songs, Op 10
Szymanowski Symphony No 4 for piano and orchestra (Symphonie Concertante)
8.25 Twenty Minutes
In the first of four literary talks this autumn, critic Christopher Ricks reflects on allusions, borrowings and infections as he thinks about the presence of Shakespeare in the novels of Brian Moore.
8.45 Balakirev Symphony No 2 in D minor


Piano: Howard Shelley
Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Unknown: Brian Moore.

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright talks to writer, wit and broadcaster PJ O'Rourke, author of bestselling titles such as Give War a Chance, Republican Party Reptile, Holidays in Hell and his new book, The CEO of the Sofa.


Interviewer: Patrick Wright
Interviewee: P.J. O'Rourke

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents Pakistani group
Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali 's new album A Better Destiny, Andreas Scholl and Barbara Bonney singing Pergolesi, and music from Hammond organist
Jimmy Smith 's Walk on the Wild Side. Plus Bach through the eyes of Peter Maxwell Davies.


Unknown: Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Barbara Bonney
Organist: Jimmy Smith
Unknown: Wild Side.
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit
12.25 Sibelius Masonic Ritual Music
12.50 Willem Kersters Hulde aan Paul
1.00 Joseph Martin Kraus String Quartet No 4 in D Adolf Fredik Lindblad String Quartet No 6 in E flat
Berwald String Quartet No 3 in E flat
2.05 George W Chadwick Symphony No 2 in B flat
2.45 JosipSlavenski Four Folk Tunes


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Music: Willem Kersters Hulde
Unknown: Joseph Martin Kraus
Unknown: Adolf Fredik Lindblad

: BBC Schools

3.00 Alphabet Time 3.10 Counting Time
3.20 Music Box 3.35 Find Out
3.50 Hopscotch 4.05 Time for Drama
4.20 Talking Points 4.40 Playtime
4.55 Programme Preview

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