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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
Heinichen Flute Concerto in D
6.40 Glazunov Ballade , Op 78
7.00 Sweelinck Ondereen Linde Groen
7.40 Holmboe Chamber Concerto No 4
8.00 Respighi Overture: Belfagor
8.45 Korngold Prelude and Carnival Music (Violanta)


Unknown: Glazunov Ballade

: Composer of the Week: Mendelssohn

5: The Final Years
Mendelssohn was a leader in making music central to the cultural life of the newly unified German nation. He also loved the British amateur choral tradition and wrote his oratorios for Birmingham. Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66 Wanderer Trio
Elijah (excerpts) Bryn Terfel (baritone), Renee Fleming (soprano), Edinburgh
Festival Chorus, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Paul Daniel


Baritone: Bryn Terfel
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: Work in Progress

Orange Prize-winning author Linda Grant is atworkon her new novel, Still Here.


Unknown: Linda Grant

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Sibelius The Oceanides, Op 73
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
10.15 Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K4 75 Edwin Fischer (piano)
10.27 Mozart Idomeneo (Act 2, conclusion)
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and Orchestra, conductor John Pritchard
10.49 Sibelius Tapiola , Op 112 LSO, conductor Robert Kajanus
11.08 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 Edwin Fischer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Mozart Fantasia
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Conductor: John Pritchard
Conductor: Sibelius Tapiola
Conductor: Robert Kajanus
Unknown: Edwin Fischer
Idomeneo: Richard Lewis (tenor)
Elettra: Lucille Udovick (soprano)
Idamante: Leopold Simoneau (tenor)

: Morning Performance

Towards John Adams
5: Adams and His Contemporaries
In conversation with John Adams , Leonard Slatkin looks at some of Adams's contemporaries, including those for whom Adams himself is an influence.
Toru Takemitsu Riverrun
Rolf Hind (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker Morton Feldman Structures
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Stringer
Aaron J Kemis String Quartet No 1 (Musica Celestis) (excerpt) Szymanowski Quartet
Michael Torke Bright Blue BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
John Adams Shaker Loops
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Stringer


Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Toru Takemitsu Riverrun
Piano: Rolf Hind
Conductor: Garry Walker
Conductor: Mark Stringer
Conductor: Aaron J Kemis
Unknown: Michael Torke
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: John Adams
Conductor: Mark Stringer

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stirrers of the Storm
Another chance to hear a recital given last year at the Djanogly Hall in Nottingham as part of a series evoking the spirit of Byron, Liszt and the early Romantics. Kevin Kenner (piano)
Uszt La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell; Au Lac de Wallenstadt; Pastorale; Orage;
Vallée d'Obermann; Eglogue (Annees de Pèlerinage Book 1); Le Mal du Pays; Les
Cloches de Geneve (Album d'un Voyager)


Piano: Kevin Kenner
Piano: Uszt La Chapelle

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
The last of this week's portraits of the sea in a concert recorded at Dunblane
Cathedral. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Elgar Sea Pictures Louise Winter (mezzo) Franck Symphony in D minor


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Franck Symphony

: Making Tracks

Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play music foryounger listeners, including tod ay tracks by Gershwin, Bach and Ralf Bendix.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Jazz Legends

Bobby Hutcherson. Julian Joseph presents music by the great American vibes player and composer in conversation with Orphy Robinson. Hutcherson played on many landmark recordings of the sixties, including Eric Dolphy 's Out to Lunch and others by Jackie McLean and Archie Shepp. Music includes an excerpt from a of Hutcherson with pianist McCoyTyner.


Unknown: Bobby Hutcherson.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Orphy Robinson.
Unknown: Eric Dolphy
Unknown: Jackie McLean
Unknown: Archie Shepp.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

John's Earbox: the Music of John Adams The Death of Klinghoffer
The BBC Symphony Orchestra's annual
January Weekend at the Barbican Centre focuses this year on American composer John Adams. His opera The Death of Klinghofferwas conceived in partnership with poet Alice Goodman and stage director Peter Sellars , and draws its libretto from the hijacking of the cruise liner Achille
Laura in 1985. Presented byJohnTusa.
BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
8.15 Twenty Minutes
Andrew McGregortalks to John Adams.
8.35 Act 2
Controversial but timely opera: page 15


Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: John Adams.
Unknown: Alice Goodman
Director: Peter Sellars
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Andrew McGregortalks
Unknown: John Adams.
Leon Klinghoffer: Sanford Sylvan (baritone)
Marilyn Klinghoffer: Catherine Wyn-Rogers (contralto)
Captain: Christopher Maltman (baritone)
First Officer: Dean Robinson (bass-Baritone)
Molqui: Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (tenor)
Mamoud: William Dazeley (baritone)
Rambo: Leigh Melrose (bass-Baritone)
Omar: Andrew Watts (countertenor)
Swiss grandmother: Yvonne Howard (mezzo)
Austrian woman: Nuala Willis (mezzo)
British dancing girl: Kirsten Blase (mezzo)

: Steven Isserlis

Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007&)

: Andy Kershaw

Tonight's mix includes a live set by Amadou and Mariam specially recorded at Momo's in London. Known as the "blind couple of Mali they met as children, married, and have been producing great music ever since.

: Jazz on 3

Bojan Z and Steve Slagle. In tonight's double-bill American saxophonist
Steve Slagle is accompanied by Dave Strykeron guitar with a UK rhythm section of Jeremy Brown (bass) and Mark Mondesir (drums), and virtuoso Croatian pianist Bojan Z performs a solo set at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Presented by Jez Nelson. Producers Steve Shepherd and Robert Abel


Unknown: Steve Slagle.
Unknown: Steve Slagle
Accompanied By: Dave Strykeron
Bass: Jeremy Brown
Bass: Mark Mondesir
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Prokofiev Ballet:
Cinderella (excerpts)GWete, arr Nakariakov Horn Concerto, Op 91 Dvorak Symphony No 7/nDm/nor2.25JaneVignery Violin Sonata, Op 8 2.55 Poulenc Gloria 3.25 Rameau Suite: Les Indes Galantes 4.05
Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orfeo ed Euridice) 4.15 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D, RV208 (Grosso Mogul) 4.30 Trad
Romanza 4.45 Weber Peter Schmoll und
Sein Nachbarn 5.05 Paganinl, arr
Nakariakov Variations on "0 Mamma, Mamma Cara ", Op 10(11 Carnevale di Venezia) 5.15 Telemann Trio Sonata in E minor 5.30 Erkki Melartin Karelian
Scenes, Op 146 5.40 Anon Planctusde Passione: Gorzkie Zale 5.50 Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Nakariakov Horn
Unknown: Poulenc Gloria
Unknown: Gluck Dance
Unknown: Weber Peter Schmoll
Unknown: Sein Nachbarn
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

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