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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 52 JenoJando (piano)
6.20 Bach Cantata No 31: Der Himmel Lacht! die Erde Jubilieret Soloists,
Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
7.00 Roger-Ducasse Three Motets
Kenan Burrows (treble), Stephen Farr (organ), Winchester Cathedral Choir, conductor David Hill
7.30 Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D Borodin Quartet
8.00 Rossini Overture: HSignor
Bruschino Milan La Scala Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.10 Mozart Variations on "Willem van
Nassau", K25 Daniel Barenboim (piano)


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Soloists: Erde Jubilieret
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Unknown: Kenan Burrows
Unknown: Stephen Farr
Conductor: David Hill
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Piano: Daniel Barenboim

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe and beyond, including Klaus Mertens singing a Haydn cantata and prize-winning performances from the 2002 Martinu
Foundation Competition. At around 10am she is joined byartisticdirectorof the Nash Ensemble and director of music at the South Bank Centre, Amelia Freedman. Other music includes:
9.04 Weber Overture: Oberon
Danish National Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
9.40 Telemann Overture-Suite in C
(Hamburger Ebb und Ruth)
Musica Florea , conductor Marek Stryncl
10.35 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat
Jerusalem Quartet and soloists
11.15 Chausson Poeme
Hilary Hahn (violin), Danish National
Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
11.35 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Stewart Goodyear (piano), Jeunesses Musicale World Orchestra, conductor Yakov Kreizberg
Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Klaus Mertens
Unknown: Nash Ensemble
Unknown: Amelia Freedman.
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Conductor: Musica Florea
Conductor: Marek Stryncl
Soloists: Chausson Poeme
Violin: Hilary Hahn
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Conductor: Yakov Kreizberg

: Music Matters

With Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson. American cellist Yo-Yo Ma talks about his new project featuring the music of Brazil. And a report on the music scene in St Petersburg, 300 years afterthe foundation of the city. Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: Dermot Clinch
Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Talks: Yo-Yo Ma
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Fiona Talkington. London Winds, director Michael Collins (clarinet)
Mozart Wind Serenade in E flat, K3 75
Dvorak Wind Serenade in D minor, Op 44 Repeated from Monday


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Clarinet: Michael Collins

: BBC Legends

Artur Rubinstein. 1: Piers Lane presents the first of two programmes devoted to performances from the BBC Archive by the great Polish pianist Artur Rubinstein. Music includes Chopin studies and a mazurka, two pieces from Villa-Lobos's
A Proce do Bebe and Beethoven's Fourth
Piano Concerto with the LPO conducted by AntalDorati.


Unknown: Artur Rubinstein.
Pianist: Artur Rubinstein.

: Private Passions

Repeat ofyesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

More light music gems including Monti's Czardas played by Shelley van Loen and her Orchestra, Albert Ketelbey 's Phantom Melody, Muir Mathieson 's Suite from the Grampians, and there's a tribute to the late William Blezard , who died in March.


Played By: Shelley van Loen
Unknown: Albert Ketelbey
Unknown: Muir Mathieson
Unknown: William Blezard

: Discovering Music

In Mendelssohn's lifetime his Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation) met with unaccustomed disapproval or disinterest. Stephen Johnson redresses the balance with a contemporary overview.
See Performance on 3 on Wednesday at 8pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Sunday Feature: God's FirstEnglishman

Professor David Wallace visits Northumbria in search of the 8tn-century saint, historian, scientist and sole English inhabitant of Dante's Paradise, the Venerable Bede, and uncovers a culture as advanced and enlightened as any in contemporary
Europe. With readings by Kevin Whately. Producer Paul Quinn


Unknown: Professor David Wallace
Unknown: Kevin Whately.
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Drama on 3: Dionysos

By Andrew Rissik.
Paul Scofield and Diana Rigg star in a new play examining the clash between an authoritarian young king and the leader of a charismatic religion which, by its belief in a God of boundless power who makes no distinction between rich or poor, male orfemale, slave orfree, threatens to destabilise the state.
Music by Mia Soteriou
Director Jeremy Mortimer

6.30pm R3 This new version of The Bacchae re-works Euripides's play about the Greek god of wine and ecstasy into a drama of ideas. Here, the return of Zeus's son Dionysos to Thebes represents a pivotal shift to a belief in a single god who dwells in every human heart. But for king Pentheus, it's a subversive threat to the authority of the state that he seems powerless to combat. With an outstanding cast, Andrew Rissik's play moves smoothly between the realm of myth and the world of men to give the ancient drama a fresh resonance. Geoff Ellis


Written By: Andrew Rissik
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Dionysos: Chlwetel Ejiofor
Pentheus, King of Thebes: Toby Stephens
Kadmos, his grandfather: Paul Scofield
Agave, his mother: Diana Rigg
Lykurgos: Roger Allam
Kritias: Pip Donaghy
Polybos: Bruce Purchase
Tiresias: Jeffery Klssoon
Condemned slave: Trevor Martin
Chorus leader: Anna Carteret
Chorus voices: Mali Harries , Yolanda Vazquez. Mia Soteriou

: Choirworks

Helnrich Schutz
Paul Guinery introduces performances of two of Heinrich Schutz 's many settings of the Passion and Resurrection of Christ, recorded at the York Early Music festival. Stephen Varcoe and James Guthrie (baritones), David Miller (theorbo),
Yorkshire Baroque Soloists, Rose Consort of Viols, director Peter Seymour
Schutz StJohn Passion, SWV481;
Die Auferstehung Unsres Herren Jesu Christi, SWV50


Unknown: Helnrich Schutz
Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Heinrich Schutz
Unknown: Stephen Varcoe
Baritones: James Guthrie
Baritones: David Miller
Soloists: Rose Consort
Director: Peter Seymour
Director: Schutz Stjohn

: BBC Symphony Orchestra: Skalkottas

Conductor Nikos Christodoulou
The second of four programmes exploring Nikos Skalkottas 's orchestral music. Skalkottas 36 Greek Dances, Set 2: Dances 13-24


Conductor: Nikos Christodoulou
Unknown: Nikos Skalkottas

: Between the Ears

My Father Fading Out. Poet Ken Smith attempts to capture the inaudible sound of his dead father in a series of prose narrations and poems, using recordings made in a variety of locations, to which jazz trumpeter Geoff Nichols has composed a blues accompaniment. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Ken Smith
Unknown: Geoff Nichols
Producer: Tim Dee

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of musical styles on CD.
They are joined by Bruce Gilbert and Colin Newman of veteran art-punk band Wire to discuss their first new album for 12 years.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Bruce Gilbert
Unknown: Colin Newman

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Reicha Symphony in Eflat 12.30 Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 11.00 CPE Bach Die Auferstehung und HimmelfahrtJesu, Wq240 2.10 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great) 3.05 Beethoven String Quartet in Eflat, Op 74 (Harp) 3.40 Ernst Fabritius Violin Concerto in D minor
4.15 Schutz Ich Bin eine Rufende Stimme, SWV383; 0 Lieber Herre Gott , Wecke Uns auf, SWV381 4.25 Telemann Concerto in D minor for two chalumeaux 4.30 Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville 4.40
Dohnanyi The Greeting of the Night;
Serenade (Op 16) 4.50 De Fesch Concerto in B flat, Op 10 No 2 5.00 Telemann Trio Sonata in E minor (Essercizii Musici)
5.05 Traditional Armenian sacred music
5.20 Graeme Koehne Unchained Melody
5.30 David Wikander An Evening, Early in Spring; Spring Is Young and Mild
5.40 Wagner Prelude; Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Lieber Herre Gott
Music: Graeme Koehne
Unknown: David Wikander

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