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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Tartini Violin Concerto in G Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini (violin)
6.40 Hoist Wind Quintet in A flat Vega Quintet
7.00 Anthell Serenade for strings
Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, conductor Daniel Spalding
7.50 Tim Garland Trinity
Tim Garland (saxophone), Geoff Keezer (piano), Joe Locke (marimba)
8.00 Mozart Overture: Cosi Fan Tutte
Dresden State Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
8.40 Grieg Suite: Sigurd Jorsalfar Swedish RSO, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen


Violin: Chiara Banchini
Conductor: Daniel Spalding
Conductor: Tim Garland Trinity
Conductor: Tim Garland
Piano: Geoff Keezer
Piano: Joe Locke
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar Swedish
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Composer of the Week: Bellini

Donald Macleod continues his survey of the life and works ofVincenzo Bellini. In
1827, the 26-year-old Bellini arrived in Milan, where he met the man who would become the other half of one of the most successful operatic partnerships ever-the librettist Felice Romani.
Un Ritratto?... Sventurato il CorChe Fida
(La Straniera) Joan Sutherland (soprano), Richard Conrad (tenor), LSO, conductor Richard Bonynge
Amo edAmata lo Sono (Zaira)
Yvonne Kenny and Lynne Dawson
(sopranos), Geoffrey Mitchell Choir,
Philharmonia, David Parry (conductor) / Capuleti e / Montecchi (Final Scene)
Eva Mei (soprano), Vesselina Kasarova
(mezzo), Umberto Chiummo and Simone Alberghini (basses), Bavarian Radio Chorus, Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Roberto Abbado
Beatrice di Tenda (Finale) Joan Sutherland (soprano), Ambrosian Opera Chorus, LSO, conductor Richard Bonynge


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Felice Romani.
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Tenor: Richard Conrad
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Unknown: Yvonne Kenny
Sopranos: Lynne Dawson
Conductor: David Parry
Soprano: Eva Mei
Soprano: Vesselina Kasarova
Soprano: Simone Alberghini
Conductor: Roberto Abbado
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Conductor: Richard Bonynge

: Work In Progress

The photographic textile artist
Natasha Kerr continues her research on the family that has commissioned a new work.


Artist: Natasha Kerr

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV1047 Bath Festival Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
10.18 Purcell Sweeter than Roses
(Pausanias); Come All Ye Songsters (The Fairy Queen) Kathleen Battle (soprano), James Levine (piano)
10.24 Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor Janos Starker , LSO, conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
10.48 Chopin Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.57 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048 La Petite Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken (violin)
11.08 Dellus, arr Beecham Irmelin (Act 2) (excerpts) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Soprano: Kathleen Battle
Piano: James Levine
Unknown: Janos Starker
Conductor: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Piano: Bach Brandenburg
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: Morning Performance

Towards Britten
2: Britten and Europe
Schubert Geheimes; Das Rosenband;
An die Nachtigall; Gretchen am Spinnrade Emma Bell (soprano), Andrew Smith (piano) Berg Die Nachtigall ; Im Zimmer (Seven Early Songs) Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
Britten Urn Mitternacht Gerald Finley (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Mahler, arr Britten What the Wild Flowers Tell Me BBCSO, conductor Leonard Slatkin Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-midi d 'un Faune ECO, conductor Benjamin Britten Poulenc Piano Concerto
Ashley Wass (piano), BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe Britten Les Illuminations
Emma Bell (soprano),
BBCSO, conductor Gerard Korsten


Soprano: Spinnrade Emma Bell
Soprano: Andrew Smith
Piano: Berg Die Nachtigall
Tenor: Peter Pears
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Baritone: Roger Vignoles
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Conductor: Britten Les Illuminations
Soprano: Emma Bell
Conductor: Gerard Korsten

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert given by the Palladian Ensemble at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, last autumn. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
Bach Trio Sonata in G, BWV525; Duetto in E minor, BWV802; Duetto in F, BWV803; Trio Sonata in G, BWV1039; Duetto in G, BWV804; Duetto in A minor, BWV805; 14 Canons, BWV1087[R)


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Sarah Walker. Strauss Oboe Concerto
David Cowley , conductor Richard Hickox Bizet Symphony in C; Carmen: Suite No 1 Conductor Richard Hickox
Britten Quatre Chansons Françaises Sophie Daneman (soprano), conductor John Carewe


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: David Cowley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soprano: Sophie Daneman
Conductor: John Carewe

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play more music for younger listeners, including, today, music about clocks.


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

lain Burnside presents a recital by baritone Vladimir Moroz , who represented Belarus in this year's Cardiff Singer of the World.
He is accompanied by Larissa Gergieva in a programme of Russian song, including music by Glinka, Rachmaninov,
Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov.


Baritone: Vladimir Moroz
Accompanied By: Larissa Gergieva

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a roundup of arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Albert Herring
A concert performance of Britten's cautionary tale of parish-pump politics.
The mythical village of Loxford is plunged into disarray when no girl can be found virtuous enough to be crowned May Queen.
City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Albert Herring
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Albert Herring: James Gllchrlst(tenor)
Mrs Herring: Anne Collins(contralto)
Lady Billows: Susan Bullock(soprano)
Florence Pike: Sally Burgess(mezzo)
Miss Wordsworth: Rebecca Evans(soprano)
The Mayor: Robert Tear(tenor)
The Vicar: Alan Ople(baritone)
Superintendant Budd: Stephen Richardson(bass)
Sid: Roderick Williams(baritone)
Nancy Pamela: Helen Stephen(mezzo)
Cis: Rebecca Bottone(soprano)
Emmie: Yvette Bonner(soprano)
Harry: Greg Monk(tenor)

: Night Waves

Richard Coles assesses the work of the contenders for this year's Turner Prize and talks to hot new American writer
Arthur Bradford about his first collection of short stories, Dogwalker. Plus a review of The Piano Teacher, the new film from director Michael Haneke.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Arthur Bradford
Director: Michael Haneke.

: Late Junction

Music byChopin, Ibrahim Ferrer and "masters of confusion" Irmin Schmidt and Kumo. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Music Bychopin: Ibrahim Ferrer
Unknown: Irmin Schmidt
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K439b No 112.25 Spohr Notturno in C1.00 Telemann Suite in C (Hamburger Ebb und Fluht) Handel Brockes Passion
(excerpts) Zelenka Suite Concertante in F
2.00 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat,
Op 74 (Harp) 2.35 Stravinsky Divertimento


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Spohr Notturno
Unknown: Handel Brockes
Harp: Stravinsky Divertimento

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move! 3.35Time to Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.10 Word Games 14.25 Word Games 2
4.40 The Song Tree
5.00 Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride
5.10 Debussy Suite Bergamasque
5.25 John Ward Cor Mio, Deh. NonLanguire
5.35 Schubert, arr M Schonherr Marche Militaire No 1 in D, D 733 5.45 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain

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