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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Mozart Divertimento in D, K131 Salzburg Camerata Academica, director Sandor Vegh
6.30 Mendelssohn String Quartet No 4 in E minor, Op 44 No 2 Ysaye Quartet
7.00 Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor Concertgebouw Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
7.20 Taneyev John of Damascus Moscow State Chamber Choir, Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
8.00 Gade In the Highlands, Op 7 Danish National RSO, conductor Christopher Hogwood
8.20 Delius Paa Vidderne
RLPO, conductor Douglas Bostock
8.40 Grieg Three Piano Pieces Einar Steen-Nokleberg


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Director: Sandor Vegh
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Taneyev John
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Delius Paa Vidderne
Conductor: Douglas Bostock
Unknown: Einar Steen-Nokleberg

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes introduces music from recent concerts around Europe. Plus a roundup of the arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D Ensemble Zimmerman
9.15 Danzi Wind Quintet in G minor, Op 56 No 2 Zemlinsky Quintet
9.30 Mozart Piano Concerto No 16 in D, K451 Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, director Christian Zacharias (piano)
10.15 Komgold Scenes from "Das Wunder der Heliane" Frankfurt RSO, conductor Hugh Wolff
10.45 Bach Cello Suite No 4 in E flat, BWV1010 Miklos Perenyi
11.10 Biber Mystery Sonata No 9 in A minor (Jesus Carries His Cross) Andrei Reshetin (violin), Irina Shneerova (harpsichord), Anatoly Grindenko (viola da gamba)
11.45 Verdo Te Deum Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conductor Riccardo Muti Producer Alan Hall
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Unknown: Das Wunder
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Unknown: Miklos Perenyi
Violin: Andrei Reshetin
Violin: Irina Shneerova
Viola: Anatoly Grindenko
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Producer: Alan Hall

: Christmas across the World

Anthony Burton presents an international celebration from the European Broadcasting Union, featuring Christmas music of the last 500 years from ten countries.
Denmark Part one of Handel's Messiah.
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Andreas Scholl
(countertenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (bass) Handel The Messiah (Part 1)
1.00 Finland Live from the Kallio Church, Helsinki, the Finnish Brass Symphony with mezzo Lilli Paasikivi in music by Praetorius, Sibelius and Bach. Conductor Hannu Lintu.
2.00 Canada A selection of 20th-century Christmas music from Canada: Healy Willan 's The Mystery of Bethlehem,
Claude Thompson 's Carols from Quebec and Ed Henderson 's Westcoast Carols, performed by the Vancouver Chamber Choir and the CBC Radio Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Jon Washburn. Live from the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver.
3.00 Poland A Baroque Magnificat and a Christmas mass from the time of Beethoven, live from the Witold
Lutoslawski Concert Hall in Warsaw.
Sine Nomine Chorus, Concerto Polacca, conductor Marek Toporowski
Jan Wanski Missa de Nativitate Domini
Marcin Zebrowski Magnificat
4.00 Latvia A programme of 20th-century works performed in the Great Guild, Riga. Edgars Saksons (percussion), Riga
Chamber Players, conductor Normunds Sne Janis Medlns By the Church
Georgs Pelecis The Feast Is at Hand
James MacMillan Veni, Veni, Emmanuel
5.00 Germany Live from their home studio in Kaiserslautern, the South-West German Radio Symphony Orchestra are conducted by Grzegorz Novak in music by Britten, Berlioz, Charpentierand Hindemith.
6.00 Spain Two 20th-century Spanish works, performed in Madrid's Teatro Monumental.
Ana Ibarra (soprano), Gregorio Poblador (baritone). RTVE Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Enrique Garcia
Asensio Rodrigo Villancicos y Canciones de Navidad
Oscar Espla Nochebuena del Diablo
7.00 United Kingdom Live from London, a selection of Christmas treats. BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Charles Hazlewood Delius Sleigh Ride
Rimsky-Korsakov Polonaise (Christmas Eve)
Mozart German Dances, K605
Hely-Hutchinson Carol Symphony
8.00 Slovenia Christmas choral music from the 16th and 20th centuries by Gallus, Stravinsky and Schnittke, performed in St James's church, Ljubljana, by the Slovenian Radio-Television Mixed Chorus and the Slokar Trombone Quartet under conductors Ursa Lah and GiintherTheurig.
9.00 United States of America From the Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis, traditional carols and more recent compositions from America performed by the Ensemble Singers and the Plymouth Music Series Chorus conducted by Philip Brunelle.


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Andreas Scholl
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Bass: David Wilson-Johnson
Unknown: Lilli Paasikivi
Conductor: Hannu Lintu.
Unknown: Healy Willan
Unknown: Claude Thompson
Unknown: Ed Henderson
Conducted By: Jon Washburn.
Conductor: Marek Toporowski
Unknown: Marcin Zebrowski
Conductor: Normunds Sne
Conductor: Janis Medlns
Conducted By: Grzegorz Novak
Unknown: Charpentierand Hindemith.
Soprano: Gregorio Poblador
Conductor: Enrique Garcia
Conductor: Asensio Rodrigo Villancicos
Conductor: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Carol Symphony
Conducted By: Philip Brunelle.

: The Sunday Play: Euripedes's Hecuba

Translated and adapted by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Olympia Dukakis stars in the radio premiere of an elegant and fierce rendering of the classical theatre's most powerful tragedy of woman. Having watched the rape and pillage of Troy,
Hecuba learns that she must sacrifice her daughter to the spirit of Achilles and that her youngest son has been murdered by the man who was meant to protect him. Her revenge is a terrible one.
Music composed and realised by Orlando Gough Director Ned Chaillet


Adapted By: Timberlake Wertenbaker.
Adapted By: Olympia Dukakis
Unknown: Orlando Gough
Director: Ned Chaillet
Hekabe: Olympia Dukakis
Polymestor: Timothy West
Chorus: Emma Fielding
Odysseus: Greg Hicks
Agamemnon: Nicholas Woodeson
Potyxena: Emily Bruni
Talthabios: Clifford Rose
Servingwoman: Sandra Voe
Ghost of Polydoros: Daniel Anthony
Singers: Melanie Pappenheim
Singers: Marie Vassiou
Singers: Margaret Cameron

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a unique mix of musical styles.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford)
12.30 Britten Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge 1.00 Monteverdi et al Mass of Thanksgiving from the Plague (1631)
2.30 Haydn Piano Sonata in G minor,
H XVI 44 2.45 Francalx 11 Variations on a theme by Haydn 2.55 Schoeck Violin Concerto in B flat, Op 21 (Quasi una Fantasia) 3.30 Ravel Suite: Ma Mere
I'Oye 4.05 Schumann Fuga III in G minor (Op 60)4.10 Uuno Klaml Intermezzo
4.15 Locatelll Concerto in Eflat, Op 7 No 6 (II Pianto d rariana)
4.30 Beethoven 13 Variations on "Es War EinmalEin", Wo066
4.45 Offenbach Les Larmes de Jacqueline
4.50 Offenbach The Doll's Song(Tales of Hoffmann) 5.00 Bach Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BWV1056
5.15 Miinch von Salzburg, C13th In Aller Werlt Mein Liebster Hort 5.20 Gallot
Pièces de Lute in F minor 5.30 Leopold I Motet: Doloribus Beatae Mariae Virginis
(No 7 in G minor) 5.45 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Schumann Fuga Iii

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