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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn Symphony No 88 in G
Tafelmusik, conductor Bruno Weil
6.30 Tchaikovsky Concert Suite: The Nutcracker Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
7.00 Bizet Suite: La Jolie Fille de Perth LSO, conductor Roberto Benzi
7.45 Prokofiev Summer Day
San Diego Chamber Orchestra, conductor Donald Barra
8.15 Handel Concerto Grosso in C
(Alexander's Feast) English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.30 Arnold Four Scottish Dances
LPO, conducted by the Composer


Conductor: Bruno Weil
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Roberto Benzi
Conductor: Donald Barra
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Composer of the Week: Khachaturian: 3: Politics

Khachaturian's first ballet was called "Happiness" and incorporated folk elements garnered on a trip to Armenia in 1939. Seemingly in line with the tenets of Socialist Realism, mining Armenian material became the composer's regular recourse - yet even here, politics proved never to be far away.

Ballet: Gayaneh (1942) (excerpts)
Vienna PO conducted by the Composer
Ode to Lenin (1948) Armenian PO, conductor Loris Tjeknavorian
Sonatina (1958) Murray McLachlan (piano)
Ode of Joy (1956) Goar Galachachian (mezzo), Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Alexander Melik-Pashayev


Composer/Conductor: Aram Khachaturian
Musicians: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Musicians: Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Loris Tjeknavorian
Pianist: Murray McLachlan
Mezzo: Goar Galachachian
Musicians: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Conductor: Alexander Melik-Pashayev

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Paganini Caprices, Op 1: No 5 in A minor, No 13 in B flat William Primrose (viola)
10.05 Wolf Italienisches Liederbuch
(excerpts) Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Olaf Bar (baritone), Helmut Deutsch (piano)
10.11 Eigar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) London Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum
10.25 Rameau L 'Egyptienne (Pieces de Clavecin) Couperin Le Tic-Toc -Choc ou les Maillotins (18th Ordre) (Pieces de Clavecin) Georges Cziffra (piano)
10.35 Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum
10.50 Wolf Italienisches Liederbuch
(excerpts) Felicity Lott (soprano),
Peter Schreier (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
11.03 Debussy La Mer Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Viola: William Primrose
Soprano: Olaf Bar
Baritone: Helmut Deutsch
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum
Unknown: Couperin Le Tic-Toc
Piano: Georges Cziffra
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Peter Schreier
Baritone: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum

: Morning Performance

Bath International Music Festival
PetrocTrelawny presents more highlights from this year's music festival in Bath.
Including performances of Arab classical music from the Iraqi Makam Ensemble, Faure and Liszt from cellist
Stephen Isserlis , the Tokyo Quartet with Dutilleux's Ainsi la Nuit, and more from the Cardinall's Musick and Doulce Memoire.


Unknown: Stephen Isserlis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Philip Hammond introduces a recital given at Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
Simon Trpceski (piano)
Stravinsky Four Studies, Op 7
Rachmaninov PianoSonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 36
Scriabin Piano Sonata No 5


Introduces: Philip Hammond
Piano: Simon Trpceski

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra - Prokofiev in Concert
VadimRepin (violin), conductor Leonard Slatkin
Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Prokofiev, arrSusskind Visions Fugitives, Op 22
Glazunov Violin Concerto, Op 82
Sibelius, arr Stravinsky Canzonetta Shostakovich Symphony No 15


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Gloucester Cathedral.
Responses: Rose. Psalms: 22, 23
(Camidge, Hylton Stewart ). First Reading: Nehemiah 7, w73b- end; 8, wl-3; 8-12. Canticles: Stanford in C. Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 11, wl6-33. Anthem: Hear MyWords, Ye People (Parry). Hymn: Christ Triumphant (Guiting Power). Organ
Voluntary: Symphonie Romane (1st mvt) (Widor). Director of music
Andrew Nethsingha. Assistant director of music Robert Houssart.


Unknown: Hylton Stewart
Music: Andrew Nethsingha.
Music: Robert Houssart.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: lebrecht.live

Has Anglo-French Culture "Conc'd" Out? With the demise of Concorde, the great symbol of cross-channel co-operation. and political relations in deep-freeze over the Iraq war, cultural relations between Britain and France have reached an all-time low. Where are the new mediators of cultural dialogue? Can the entente ever be restored to its former cordiality?
Presented by Norman Lebrecht. Email your views to [web address removed], or phone (from 6pm) [number removed], or text [number removed].


Presented By: Norman Lebrecht

: Performance on 3: In the Works

In this edition of the monthly series, Alan Hall explores the inner workings of Janacek's Sinfonietta. With contributions from biographer Mirka Zemanova , trumpeter Mark David , Alena Nemcova and Jiri Zahradka of the Janacek Museum in Brno, and from Charles Mackerras , who. at around 8.20, conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in a complete performance of the work. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Alan Hall
Unknown: Mirka Zemanova
Unknown: Mark David
Unknown: Alena NemcOva
Unknown: Jiri Zahradka
Unknown: Janacek Museum
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Producer: Alan Hall

: BBC Singers

Alien Stars and Clouded Heavens Judith Bingham Missa Brews; The
Clouded Heavens; Beneath These Alien Stars; The Past Is a Strange Land (Five Cheshire Ghosts) Elizabeth Poole
(soprano), Lynette Alcantara (mezzo), BBC Singers, Richard Pearce (organ), conductor James Morgan


Soprano: Elizabeth Poole
Soprano: Lynette Alcantara
Singers: Richard Pearce
Conductor: James Morgan

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd and guests discuss the photographic image and its status as an art form. Dodd explores the latest work of Cindy Sherman and Wolfgang Tillmans , and visits the new photography gallery at London's V&A. ProducerThomas Morris


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Cindy Sherman
Unknown: Wolfgang Tillmans

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington is joined by American guitarist and composer Pat Metheny , whose new album is an acoustic solo set performed on a baritone guitar. Plus alphorn funk from Moscow-born improviser Arkady Shilkloper , electronica from Four Tet and Bernard Parmegiani , and orchestral jazz from composer Colin Riley.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Pat Metheny
Unknown: Arkady Shilkloper
Unknown: Bernard Parmegiani
Unknown: Colin Riley.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Britten Sinfonia da
Requiem, Op 20 12.25 Daniel de Lange Requiem 1.00 Wagner Overture: Der
Fliegende Hollander Ravel Piano Concerto in D (left hand) Mahler Symphony No 1
2.15 Brahms Seven Pieces, Op 116
2.40 Shostakovich Polka (The Golden Age, Op 22) 2.45 Philips Six Motets
3.00 4.30 BBC Schools
3.00 Together 3.15 Time and Tune
3.35 Words Alive 3.50 Listen and Write
4.10 First Steps in Drama
4.30 Morawetz Divertimento for Strings
4.40 Sweelinck In Te Domini Speravi
4.50 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia 5.00 Glinka, compl Shebalin Symphony on Two Russian Themes
5.10Stobaeus WerRuhmet Mire der
Perlen Werth 5.15 Busoni Finnish Folk
Songs for piano duet, Op 27
5.30 Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K618
5.35 Strauss Tod und Verklarung


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Daniel de Lange
Unknown: Shostakovich Polka
Unknown: Perlen Werth
Unknown: Strauss Tod

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