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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Schubert String Quartet in E flat, 087
6.30 Vivaldi Dixit Dominus , RV595
7.00 Mozart Quartet in F, K370
7.30 Bartok Divertimento for strings
8.00 Schumann Waldszenen , Op 82
8.30 Skempton Lento


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Vivaldi Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Schumann Waldszenen

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents music from recent concerts around Europe, this week including a special focus on the Schubertiade Festival in Schwarzenberg, including songs by Brahms and Poulenc sung by Lithuanian mezzo Violeta Urmana. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
9.02 Hoist Nunc Dimittis
Jennifer Adams-Barbaro (soprano),
Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
9.05 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), Daniel Sepec (violin), Thomas Kakuska and Hanna Weinmeister (violas), Valentin Erben (cello), Alois Posch (double bass)
9.25 Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Boris Pergamenshikov , North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Wigglesworth
11.05 Debussy Fetes (Nocturnes)
North German RSO, conductor Jun Markl
11.20 Handel Dixit Dominus
Margaret Feaviour and Micaela Haslam (sopranos), Sian Menna (alto),
Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor), Stephen Charlesworth (bass), BBC Singers, Irish Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury Producer David Gallagher.
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Sung By: Lithuanian Mezzo
Sung By: Violeta Urmana.
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Soprano: Jennifer Adams-Barbaro
Tenor: Andrew Murgatroyd
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Horn: Radovan Vlatkovic
Horn: Daniel Sepec
Violin: Thomas Kakuska
Violin: Hanna Weinmeister
Violas: Valentin Erben
Cello: Alois Posch
Unknown: Boris Pergamenshikov
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Jun Markl
Conductor: Handel Dixit Dominus
Sopranos: Micaela Haslam
Sopranos: Sian Menna
Tenor: Andrew Murgatroyd
Tenor: Stephen Charlesworth
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Producer: David Gallagher.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett celebrates centenarians
Fred Loewe and Victor Hely-Hutchinson and hears about some composing cyclists. Leo Black talks about the bright side of Schubert and Errolyn Wallen about her new sound-and-light show in Wapping.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Fred Loewe
Unknown: Victor Hely-Hutchinson
Talks: Leo Black
Talks: Errolyn Wallen

: A Service for Advent with Carols

From the Chapel of St John's College,
Cambridge. Rorate Coeli (Byrd). Hymn: Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending
(descant Robinson). Adam Lay Ybounden (Ord). First Lesson: Ezekiel 36, w22-28. There Is No Rose (Vann). Second Lesson: Luke 12, w35-40. The Holly and the Ivy (arr Britten). 0 God, Thou Art My God
(Purcell). Third Lesson: Isaiah 9, wl-7.
'Twas the Year King Uzziah Died (Benjamin). Fourth Lesson: Luke 4, wl4-21. Hymn: Thy Kingdom Come! I Am the Day (Dove). Fifth Lesson: Isaiah 35, w3-10.
Richte Mich , Gott (Mendelssohn). Sixth Lesson: Matthew 3, wl-11. Hymn: On Jordan's
Bank (descant Robinson). Ave Maria (Verdi). Seventh Lesson: Luke 1, vv39-49. ISing of a Maiden (Berkeley). Magnificat: Stanford in G. Eighth Lesson: 1 Peter 1, w22-end; 2, wl-5. Sussex Carol (arr Ledger). Hymn: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (descant Robinson). Organ voluntary: Toccata
(Durufle). Director of music Christopher Robinson. Organist Christopher Whitton


Unknown: Richte Mich
Organist: Christopher Robinson.
Organist: Christopher Whitton

: Pires Plays Chopin and Debussy

Portuguese pianist Maria Joao Pires plays Chopin's Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor, Op 66, and the Sarabandefrom Debussy's Pour le Piano.


Pianist: Maria Joao Pires

: BBC Legends

Louis Kentner
Piers Lane concludes his profile of Hungarian-born pianist Louis Kentnerwith s of music by Franz Liszt , the composer with whom the pianist was most associated. The programme also includes a rare opportunityto hear
Kentner perform some of Liaponov's, Liszt-inspired Transcendental Studies.


Unknown: Louis Kentner
Unknown: Piers Lane
Pianist: Louis Kentnerwith
Music By: Franz Liszt

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A selection of light music classics, presented by Brian Kay. Including David Rose 's Holiday for Strings, played by the New London Orchestra, conductor
Ron Corp , and Marshall Ross 's Marching with Strings. There's also an arrangement of Tea for Two and a trip to the Caribbean with the English Chamber Orchestra.


Presented By: Brian Kay.
Unknown: David Rose
Conductor: Ron Corp
Conductor: Marshall Ross

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores Mendelssohn's Octet in E flat, Op 20, with specially recorded musical excerpts played by the Kramer Octet. See Friday 8.55pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

John Tusa talks to theatre impresario Peter Hall about his international career in opera, film and theatre.


Presenter: John Tusa
Guest: Peter Hall

: Sunday Play: The Trojan Women

Euripides's great tragedy spans the centuries as a voice of protest against the inhumanity of slavery. In a translation by Brendan Kennelly , with original blues music by Colin Linden. The Gods
Musicians Richard Bell. Gary Craig. Colin Linden. Chris Whiteley and Terry Wilkins - Director Martin Jenkins. Producer Damiano Pietropaolo


Translation By: Brendan Kennelly
Music By: Colin Linden.
Musicians: Richard Bell.
Musicians: Gary Craig.
Musicians: Colin Linden.
Musicians: Chris Whiteley
Musicians: Terry Wilkins
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Producer: Damiano Pietropaolo
Poseidon: Conrad Coates
Pallas Athene: Michelyn Emelle
The TrojansHecuba: Alison Sealy-Smtth
Cassandra: Karen Glave
Andromache: Marium Carvell
Chorus: Djanet Sears
Chorus: Sandra Caldwell
Chorus: Satori Shakoor
Chorus: Amoy Levy
The Greeks Talthybius: Phll Alken
Menelaus: Tyrone Benskin
Helen: Yanna McLntosh

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces a selction from this year's choral releases, including: Handel Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened
Choirof King's College, Cambridge, Academy of Ancient Music/Stephen Cleobury Monteverdi Beatus Vir(lst setting)
Canlus Colin , Concerto Palatino/Konrad Junghanel Buxtehude Ad Faciem (Membra Jesu Nostri, BuxWV75)The Sixteen,
Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers
Rachmaninov The Bells, Op 35 (3rd mvt) Moscow State Chamber Choir, Russian National Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev
Plus Russian liturgical music from the Patriarchate Choir, motets and madrigals by Josquin, Palestrina and D'lndia, and Christmas music from Polyphony and the Cambridge Singers.


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Canlus Colin
Unknown: Membra Jesu
Conductor: Harry Christophers

: Quatuor Mosaiques

Schubert String Quartet in G, D887

: Mixing It in Concert

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall introduce a mixed bill from Ocean in Hackney, London, including psychedelic folk duo the Du-Tels (Gary Lucas and Rolf Stampfel ) and Meta-4, featuring composer Rolf Gehlhaar on his gestural live electronics device called Sound=Space. E-MAIL: mixing.it@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Gary Lucas
Unknown: Rolf Stampfel
Unknown: Rolf Gehlhaar

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Brahms DerTod ,
Das 1st die Kuhle Nacht, Op 96 No 1
12.15 Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quartet No 1 in G minorl.00 Jan Baptist Verrijt Flammae Divinae, Op 5 2.05
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice 2.15 Frank Martin Violin Concerto in A minor
2.45 Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad) 4.00 Scheidt Hymnus :
Christe, Qui Lux Es et Dies 4.15 CPE Bach Symphony in B flat, Wql82 No 2
4.30 Schubert Overture in the Italian Style
4.45 Wagner Prelude: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act 15.05 Mozart Symphony No 26 in E flat 5.20 Sweellnck Courante ; Psalm 23 5.35 Hlndemith Symphonic Metamorphoses of Themes by Weber


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Brahms Dertod
Violin: Frank Martin
Unknown: Scheidt Hymnus
Unknown: Qui Lux
Unknown: Sweellnck Courante

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