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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Debussy Estampes Michel Beroff (piano)
6.50 Beethoven Romance in F, Op 50
Gidon Kremer (violin), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
7.00 Hahn Le Bal de Beatrice d'Este New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
7.50 Giovanni Gabrieli In Ecclesiis
La Capella Ducale, Musica Fata Koln , director Ronald Wilson
8.00 Donizetti Overture: Don Pasquale Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli
8.35 Haydn Cello Concerto No 1 in C, HXIV4 MstislavRostropovich,
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Ion Brown


Violin: Gidon Kremer
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Giovanni Gabrieli
Unknown: Musica Fata Koln
Director: Ronald Wilson
Unknown: Don Pasquale
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: St Martin
Director: Ion Brown

: Composer of the Week: Irving Berlin

Donald Macleod looks at how real-life people and events inspired Irving Berlin's musicals. Examples include Annie Get Your Gun (excerpts sung by Kim Cri swell and Thomas Hampson with the Ambrosian Chorus and the London
Sinfonietta, conductor John McGlinn ),
Miss Liberty (excerpts from the original New York cast recording starring
Allyn McLerie ) and Call Me Madam (excerpts sung by Ethel Merman , Billie Worth , Tyne Daly and Walter Charles ).


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Sung By: Kim Cri
Sung By: Thomas Hampson
Conductor: John McGlinn
Unknown: Allyn McLerie
Sung By: Ethel Merman
Sung By: Billie Worth
Sung By: Tyne Daly
Sung By: Walter Charles

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Kabalevsky Piano Sonata No 3, Op 46 Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)
10.16 Purcell Hail , Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia 's Day) (excerpts)
Alfred Deller (countertenor), Wilfred Brown (tenor), Walter Bergmann
(harpsichord), Kalmar Chamber Orchestra of London, conductor Michael Tippett
10.27 Delius Piano Concerto
Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano), Philharmonia, conductor Constant Lambert
10.53 Listener Request: Tippett
Symphony No 2 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Piano: Purcell Hail
Piano: Bright Cecilia
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: Walter Bergmann
Conductor: Michael Tippett
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus - John Eliot Gardiner
Humphrey Burton talks to the conductor about his work with the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra. How do they react to an Englishman conducting music by Franz Lehar or to performing the music of Elgar? He also discusses his enthusiasm for the music of Robert Schumann.
Mozart Corriamo , Fugiamo (Idomeneo) Le Nozze di Rgaro, Act 2 (Finale) Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists
Schumann Manfred (excerpts) Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre
Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Lehar Die Lustige Witwe (excerpt)
With Barbara Bonney (soprano), Rainer Trost (tenor), Vienna PO Elgar Sospiri , Op 70
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Strauss Til Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra


Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Music By: Franz Lehar
Unknown: Robert Schumann.
Unknown: Mozart Corriamo
Soloists: Schumann Manfred
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Rainer Trost
Unknown: Elgar Sospiri

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital presented by Linda Ormiston from the Memorial Chapel of Glasgow University, featuring Clara Sanabras (soprano/lute/ guitar) and the Palladian Ensemble.
English trad Searching for Lambs; The New Irish Girl; The Good Ship Planet: 0 Sally My Dear
William Corkine Whoop Do Me No Harm Good Man
John Johnson The Queens Dump
John Dowland Farewell, Too Fair; Thou
Mighty God; Now, 0 Now I Needs Must Part Ortiz Three Recercadas
Irish trad Green Bushes; The Green Fields ofGaothdobhair; The Jug of Punch


Presented By: Linda Ormiston
Soprano: Clara Sanabras
Unknown: William Corkine
Unknown: John Johnson

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Li-Wei (cello), conductor Grant Llewellyn Presented by Louise Fryer.
Rossini Overture: William Tell
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian)
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version)


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: Music Restored

Pepys 's Passion for Music
It's 300 years since the death of Samuel Pepys , and Lucie Skeaping delves into his passion for music. Not only are his diaries littered with musical references but Pepys himself was a keen amateur performer and composer.


Unknown: Samuel Pepys
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents the arts magazine programme, with music, news, reviews and interviews.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Opera on 3

The Handmaid's Tale
Danish composer Poul Ruders 's opera to a libretto by Paul Bentley based on Margaret Atwood 's novel was a huge hit at its Copenhagen premiere in 2000. Now English National Opera are staging the work forthe first time in English, with the same production team as in Denmark, led by the director Phyllida Lloyd. The story is set in an ominous future in which the United States has been turned into a religious dictatorship which denies women all basic rights.
Stephanie Marshall heads the cast as Offred, who, like all women who are deemed to have transgressed, is condemned to a life of slavery with the sole purpose of bearing children. Presented by Sarah Walker in conversation with the opera's creators. Ruders The Handmaid's Tale
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Elgar Howarth


Unknown: Poul Ruders
Unknown: Paul Bentley
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Director: Phyllida Lloyd.
Unknown: Stephanie Marshall
Presented By: Sarah Walker
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Offred: Stephanie Marshall(mezzo)
Offred's double: Heather Shipp(mezzo)
Luke: Andrew Rees(baritone)
AuntLydia: Helen Field(soprano)
Janine/Ofwarren: Mary Nelson(soprano)
Moira: Alison Roddy(soprano)
Nick: Richard Coxon(tenor)
Serena Joy: Catherine Wyn-Rogers(mezzo)
Ofglen Rebecca de: Pont Davies(soprano)
Offred's commander: Stephen Richardson(bass)
Doctor: John Graham-Hall(tenor)
Offred's mother: Liane Keegan(mezzo)
New Ofglen: Jacqueline Varsey(soprano)

: Late Junction

Live music in the studio as Verity Sharp welcomes Kate Rusby and John McCusker for an exclusive performance of their music for director Damien O'Donnell 's new film
Heartlands. Plus a tourde Francewith one of the latest Rough Guide CD releases.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Kate Rusby
Unknown: John McCusker
Director: Damien O'Donnell

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Costanzo Festa Magnificat Octavi Toni
12.20 Mozart Piano Sonata in A, K331
12.40 Grieg String Quartet in F (unfinished)
1.00 Moyzes Symphony No 8; Symphony No 9 2.05 Kodaly Mountain Nights (excerpts) 2.20 Anthoni van Noordt
Psalm 116 2.30 Bach Jesu , Meine Freude , BWV227 2.50 Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108 3.15 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor
3.35 Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish) 4.10 Puccini Nessun Dorma
(Turandot) 4.15 Wagner Prelude: Parsifal
4.25 Franck Prelude , Fugue and Variation in B minor 4.40 Cipriano de Rore Datemi Pace 4.45 Isabella Leonarda Sonata
Prima a 4, Op 16 No 15.00 Leo Fall 0 Rose von Stambul (Die Rose von Stambul) 5.05 Brahms Hungarian
Dances (excerpts) 5.25 JH Knecht Die AuferstehungJesu 5.35 Kuhlau Grand Quartet in E minor for flutes, Op 103


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Bach Jesu
Unknown: Meine Freude
Unknown: Franck Prelude
Unknown: Rore Datemi

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