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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Mondonville Venite Exultemus
Gillian Fisher (soprano), Charles Daniels (countertenor), Stephen Varcoe (bass), Choir of New College, Oxford, London
Baroque, conductor Edward Higginbottom
6.25 Mozart Violin Sonata in E flat, K302 Salvatore Accardo , Bruno Canino (piano)
7.00 JC Bach Sinfonia No 3 in E flat
Consortium Classicum
7.25 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G Murray Perahia , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
8.00 Handel Laudate Pueri Dominum, HWV237 Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Choir and Musiciens de Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
8.40 Tchaikovsky Overture: Hamlet, Op 6 7 Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Mondonville Venite Exultemus
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Soprano: Charles Daniels
Bass: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom
Unknown: Salvatore Accardo
Piano: Bruno Canino
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Magdalena Kozena
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe and beyond. At around 10.00 she isjoined by novelist Paul Bailey. Music includes Viennese classics by Mozart and Beethoven played at the Jerusalem International Chamber
Music Festival by pianist Daniel Barenboim and friends, Hesperion XXI with vocal music from Monteverdi and his contemporaries, and, at around 10.55, as partofthe opening celebrations of the LSO's new education centre at St Luke's, the first performance of James MacMillan 's A Deep but Dazzling Darkness. And at approximately:
9.10 Debussy L 'Isle Joyeuse Eric Le Sage (piano)
9.25 Glinka Trio Pathétique in D minor Moscow Trio
9.40 Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812 Prague Symphonny Orchestra, conductor James Judd
11.45 Bruckner Te Deum in C
Melanie Diener (soprano),
Dagmar Peckova (alto), Zoran Todorovich (tenor),
Robert Holl (bass), Vienna Singakademie, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladamir Fedoseyev
Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Paul Bailey.
Pianist: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: James MacMillan
Conductor: James Judd
Conductor: Bruckner Te Deum
Soprano: Melanie Diener
Soprano: Dagmar Peckova
Tenor: Zoran Todorovich
Bass: Robert Holl

: lebrecht.live

Is a Record Real? Is a Photograph Art? Norman Lebrecht considers whether recordings and photographs can ever be accepted as honest and accurate records Of art or reality. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Sean Rafferty. Kate Royal (soprano), Eugene Asti (piano)
Brahms /m Garten am Seegestade, Op 70 No 1; Salome, Op 69 No 8; Lerchengesang, Op 70 No 2; Madchenfluch, Op 69 No 9
Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Chanson Triste; Soupir; Romance de Mignon
Schumann Frauenliebe und-leben, Op 42 Repeated from Monday


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.
Piano: Eugene Asti

: BBC Legends

Kirsten Flagstad. In hertimethe
Norwegian soprano was considered the perfect Wagnerian. Hilary Finch explores her BBC archive recordings and reviews her career. With songs by Grieg and Schubert, and a performance of Wagner's Wesendonk-Lieder.


Unknown: Kirsten Flagstad.
Unknown: Hilary Finch

: Private Passions

Repeat of yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Including the suite of dances from Alfred Reynolds 's The Duenna, an Ivor Novello songwith Frank Sinatra , and Paul Patterson 's Jubilee Dances in its first performance, recorded last October by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Christopher Austin.


Unknown: Alfred Reynolds
Unknown: Ivor Novello
Songwith: Frank Sinatra
Songwith: Paul Patterson
Conducted By: Christopher Austin.

: Discovering Music

Subtitled the Inextinguishable, Nielsen's
Fourth Symphony presents a musical view of mankind's yearningfor life. Stephen Johnson ponders over the elemental arguments of Nielsen's characterisation with the help of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Peter Stark. See Performance on 3 on Friday at 7.45pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Peter Stark.

: Sunday Feature: Do What You Will

Frangois Rabelais, monk, theologian, physician, celebrator of life in all its excesses, and author of the satirical masterpiece Gargantua andPantagruel, died 450 years ago. Julian Evans travels to Paris and through the Loire in search of the man and talks to those for whom the work is one of the great literary treasures. Producer Richard Bannerman


Unknown: Julian Evans
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Drama on 3

Women Beware Women
Thomas Middleton 's Jacobean tragedy in which the women are the worst betrayers. When Leantio's beautiful wife Bianca catches the eye of the duke, the worldly Livia arranges an assignation, plunging Bianca into the vice and corruption of the court.
Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Thomas Middleton
Director: Alison Hindell
Livia: Penny Downie
Bianca: Beth Chalmers
Leantio: John McAndrew
Mother: Manon Edwards
Guardiano: Bill Wallis
Isabella: Sara McGaughey
Hippolito: Andrew Wlncott
Fabritio: James Greene
Duke: Nigel Terry
Cardinal: Dorien Thomas
Ward: Robert Harper
Sordido: Simon Ludders

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery meets James MacMillan to explore his recent choral music.
MacMillan Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis BBC Singers, Jonathan Scott (organ), BBC Philharmonic conducted by the Composer Mairi; The Gallant Weaver
BBC Singers conducted by the Composer 0 Bone Jesu The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers The Birds of Rhiannon
BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: James MacMillan
Singers: Jonathan Scott
Conductor: Harry Christophers

: Florestan Trio

Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, D929
Recorded at the Bath MozartFest in 2001

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of musical styles.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Kurpinski Overture: Two Huts
12.15 Mozart Piano Sonata in G, K283
12.30 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 12.50 Schubert Impromptu No 3 in G flat, D899 1.00 Ton de Leeuw Prière; A Cette Heure duJour; Cloudy Forms; Car Nos Vignes Sonten Fleur; Transparence
(parts 1-4) 2.05 Friedrich Witt Quintet in E flat for piano and wind
2.35 Francois Boieldieu Harp Concerto in C
3.00 Mahler, arrSchoenberg/Riehn Das Lied von der Erde 4.05 Rachmaninov, arr Cailliet Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5
4.15 Pisendel Violin Sonata in C minor
(attrBach as BWV1024) 4.30 Villa-Lobos Songofthe Black Swan 4.40 Gershwin Medley of songs, arr for piano
4.50 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Roses from the South, Op 388
5.00 Chopin Nocturne in D flat, Op 2 7 No 2
5.05 Kodaly Sonatina for cello and piano
5.15 Raitio The Swans, Op 15
5.25 CF Abel Symphony inD, Op 10 No
5.35 JG Reutter Ecco Quomodo Moritur Justus
S.SOSatasateZigeunerweisen, Op 20


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Friedrich Witt

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