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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Anon Correlativa (Murcian Dawn Chant)
6.15 Glazunov Overture No 1 on Three
Greek Themes, Op 3
7.00 Dario Castello Sonata Duodecima
7.15 Liszt Rhapsodie Espagnole
8.00 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody in A, Op 11 No
8.30 Nicolas Chedeville Amusement


Unknown: Dario Castello Sonata Duodecima

: Composer of the Week: Bellini

Donald Macleod uncovers the stories of some of Bellini's relationships. Bellini's charm and good looks made him popular with ladies, but he never married, partly because he had a long affair with the wife of one of his friends.
Sogno d'lnfanzia Veronika Kineses (soprano), Lorant Szucs (piano) Final Scene (Bianca e Fernando)
Young Ok Shin (soprano), Gregory Kunde (tenor), AurioTomicich (bass), HaijingFu (baritone), Armando Caforio (bass),
Bellini Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrea Licata
Beatrice di Tenda (excerpt) Joan Sutherland (soprano), Cornelius Opthof (baritone), LSO, conductor Richard Bonynge
/ Puritani (excerpt) Montserrat Caballe
(soprano), Julia Hamari (mezzo),
Alfredo Kraus (tenor), Agostino Ferrin (bass). Stefan Elenkov (bass), Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia, conductor Riccardo Muti


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Veronika Kineses
Soprano: Gregory Kunde
Baritone: Armando Caforio
Conductor: Andrea Licata
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Soprano: Cornelius Opthof
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Soprano: Julia Hamari
Tenor: Alfredo Kraus
Tenor: Agostino Ferrin
Bass: Stefan Elenkov
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: Work in Progress

The photographic textile artist Natasha Kerr talks about her latest project.


Artist: Natasha Kerr

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bernstein Overture: On the Town
Orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel
10.10 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049 Frans Bruggen and Kees Boeke (recorders), Sigiswald Kuijken ,
Lucy van Dael and Janneke van der Meer (violins), Wieland Kuijken (cello), Anthony Woodrow (violone), director Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
10.27 Tchaikovsky Onegin 's aria
(Eugene Onegin , Act 1) Andrei Ivanov
(baritone), Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, conducter Andrei Orlov
10.34 Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C, BWV1009 Janos Starker
10.57 Schmitt La Tragédie de Salome Detroit SO, conductor Paul Paray


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conducted By: Lehman Engel
Conducted By: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Unknown: Kees Boeke
Unknown: Sigiswald Kuijken
Unknown: Lucy van Dael
Violins: Janneke van Der Meer
Violins: Wieland Kuijken
Cello: Anthony Woodrow
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Harpsichord: Tchaikovsky Onegin
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Baritone: Andrei Ivanov
Unknown: Andrei Orlov
Conductor: Paul Paray

: Morning Performance

Towards Britten
3: Britten and America
Britten An American Overture BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe
Copland Appalachian Spring BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe Britten AMDG
BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok Bernstein Clarinet Sonata Ronald van
Spaendonck, Ashley Wass (piano)
Britten Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo Toby Spence (tenor). Roger Vignoles (piano)


Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Conductor: Britten Amdg
Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Piano: Ashley Wass
Tenor: Michelangelo Toby Spence
Tenor: Roger Vignoles

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Petroc Trelawny introduces a recital by the Emperor Quartet recorded last week at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Britten Three Divertimentos
Dvorak String Quartet in E flat, Op 51
Schubert String Quartet in C minor, 0703 (Quartettsatz)

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Richard Hickox
Sarah Walker introduces the BBC NOW in their first-ever concert at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast.
Bridge Enter Spring
Eigar Sea Pictures Sarah Connolly (mezzo) Vaughan Williams A London Symphony (Symphony No 2)


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Introduces: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Sarah Connolly
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play more music for younger listeners.
Today's programme includes the can-can dance from Jacques Offenbach's
Orpheus in the Underworld. And you can-can find high-kicking musical fun atthe Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Choral Evensong

Live from Birmingham Cathedral. Introit: Justorum Animae (Byrd). Responses
(Sanders). Psalms 46, 47. 48 (Luther, Davy, Lang). First Lesson: Daniel 3. Office Hymn: Head of Thy Church Triumphant (Hosanna in excelsis). Canticles: Dyson in D. Second Lesson: Revelation 2. w 1-7. Anthem:
The Firmament (Sanders). Hymn: 0 What Their Joy and Glory Must Be (Regnator
Orbis). Organ voluntary: Paean (Leighton). Director of music Marcus Huxley.
Assistant organist Christopher Allsop.


Music: Marcus Huxley.
Organist: Christopher Allsop.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a roundup of the latest news and views from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: lebrecht.live

Another in Norman Lebrecht 's series of interactive cultural forums on BBC Radio 3 and the World Wide Web. E-mail your comments to lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk or phone in on [number removed].


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht

: Performance on 3

BBC Festival of Britten
Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham.
The opening concert in a series involving all the BBC orchestras, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the death of Benjamin Britten.
Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Philip Langridge (tenor), David Pyatt (horn), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Bridge The Sea
Britten Serenade fortenor, horn and strings
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Encounters with Britten
Humphrey Burton meets Britten's piano protege Ronan Magill , who studied with the composerwhile at school at Ampleforth, and later at the Royal College of Music.
8.35 Britten Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia (Peter Grimes ) Grainger The Warriors


Unknown: Benjamin Britten.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Tenor: David Pyatt
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Ronan Magill
Unknown: Peter Grimes

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Philip Dodd presents the live debate programme which tackles the thornier topics in contemporary culture and puts them in a historical and global context.


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces music with a Gallic flavour from accordion player
Richard Galliano , chanteuse Francoiz Breut , and Claude Debussy.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Richard Galliano
Unknown: Francoiz Breut

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Clerambault L 'Isle de Delos
12.25 Mozart Trio in E flat. K498
(Kegelstatt) 12.45 Debussy Violin Sonata in G minorl.00 Music for organ and voice with organ, including works by Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles ,
Sebastian Duron and Francisco Correa de Arauxo.
1.45 Charles Avison Concerto Grosso
No 2 in G 1.55 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military) 2.20 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Jose Cabanilles
Unknown: Sebastian Duron
Unknown: Francisco Correa de Arauxo.
Unknown: Charles Avison

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together 3.15 First Steps in Drama
3.30 Words Alive 3.45 Numbertime
Mental Maths 4.00 Megamaths Mental Maths 4.15 Listen and Write 4.35 Time and Tune 4.55 Programme Preview
5.00 Dvorak Polonaise in E flat 5.05 CPE Bach
Sinfonia in E flat, Wql 79 5.20 Ole Buck Two Faery Songs 5.30 Leonardo Leo Cello Concerto in D minor 5.50 Rossini
Overture: II Barbiere di Siviglia


Unknown: Dvorak Polonaise
Cello: Leonardo Leo

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