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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Gluck The Elysian Fields, Part 1 (Orphee et Eurydice, Act 2 Tableau 2)
Barbara Hendricks (soprano: Eurydice), Monteverdi Choir , Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Glass Interlude (Orphee) Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conductor Dennis Russell Davies
Piston Capriccio Therese Elder Wunrow (harp), Seattle Symphony, conductor Gerard Schwarz
8.30-10.00: Offenbach Orphee aux Enfers,
Scene 4 Soloists, National Opera of Lyon Choir and Orchestra, conductor Marc Minkowski
Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 74 (Harp) Alban Berg Quartet
Rossi Epilogue (Orfeo)
Agnes Mellon (soprano), BenoitThivel
(countertenor), Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor), Les Arts Rorissants, director William Christie


Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Unknown: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Harp: Alban Berg
Tenor: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt
Director: William Christie

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Handel Scenes of Horror, Scenes of Woe (Jephtha) Maureen Forrester (soprano),
I Solisti di Zagreb, conductor Antonio Janigro
10.07 Beethoven Variations on See the Conqu 'ring Hero Comes, from Handel Judas Maccabeus, Wo045 Rudolf Metzmacher (cello), Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano)
10.21 Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Bronislaw Huberman , Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, conductor Artur Rodzinski
10.58 Purcell Wondrous Machine ... The Fife and All the Harmony of War (St Cecilia 's Day Ode: Hail Bright Cecilia) Paul Esswood
(countertenor), Alexander Young (tenor),
John Shirley-Quirk (bass), English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
11.13 Stenhammar Excelsior ! Gothenburg
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
11.28 Beethoven Cello Sonata in A, Op 69
Mstislav Rostropovich , Sviatoslav Richter (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Soprano: Maureen Forrester
Conductor: Antonio Janigro
Unknown: Handel Judas
Cello: Rudolf MetzmacHer
Cello: Einar Steen-Nokleberg
Unknown: Bronislaw Huberman
Conductor: Artur Rodzinski
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Alexander Young
Bass: John Shirley-Quirk
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Stenhammar Excelsior
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: Composers of the Week:The Neapolitan Connection

3/5. Carl Heinrich Graun (1703-59) in Berlin Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the mid-18th-century Neapolitan genre of opera seria and the courts outside Italy where its composers flourished.
Graun Montezuma (1755) (excerpts)
Ambrosian Singers, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge Cesare e Cleopatra (1742) (excerpts)
Janet Williams (soprano: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt), Concerto Koln, conductor Rene Jacobs Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Carl Heinrich Graun
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Soprano: Janet Williams
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Montezuma, Emperorof Mexico: Lauris Elms (mezzo)
Eupaforice, betrothed to Montezuma: Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Fernando Cortez, Spanish conquistador: Monica Sinclair (soprano)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival - L 'Invitation au Voyage
2/4. Fiona Talkington introduces a recital of French song by Radio 3 New Generation Artist Sally Matthews with pianist Simon Lepper , from the church of St Botolphs, Aldgate.
Faure Après un Reve, Op 7 No 1; Mandoline Op 58 No 1; En Sourdine, Op 58 No 2; Nell, Op 18 No 1; Automne, Op 18 No 3 Poulenc Airs
Chantes Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Soupir; Chanson Triste
Ravel Cinq Mélodies Populaires Grecques Poulenc Fiancailles pour Rire


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Artist: Sally Matthews
Pianist: Simon Lepper
Unknown: Chantes Duparc

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Petroc Trelawny focuses on the pianistic skills of Radio 3 New Generation Artist
Alex Slobodyanik in Rachmaninov's popular Second Piano Concerto.
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde) Conductor Han Volkov
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
Alex Slobodyanik , conductor Garry Walker Elgar Symphony No 2 in E flat Conductor VassilySinaisky


Artist: Alex Slobodyanik
Conductor: Han Volkov
Conductor: Alex Slobodyanik
Conductor: Garry Walker

: Choral Evensong

BLive from Southwark Cathedral.
Introit: Alleluia, I Heard a Voice (Weelkes). Responses: Smith. Psalm: 37 (Goss, Day).
First Reading: 2 Esdras 9, 26-33. Canticles: Noble in B minor. Second Reading: John 12: 20-26. Anthem: Geistliches Lied (Brahms).
Hymn: Love Divine (Blaenwern). Organ Voluntary: Allegro (Symphonie No 2) (Vierne). Director of music Peter Wright. Assistant organist
Stephen Disley. Organ scholar Ian Keatley.


Music: Peter Wright.
Organist: Stephen Disley.
Unknown: Ian Keatley.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Philharmonic - Edward Downes 's 80th Birthday Concert
Petroc Trelawny presents a concert conducted by Edward Downes at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, on 17 June.
Respighi The Pines of Rome
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Fifty Years at the Royal Opera House
Piers Burton-Page talks to Edward Downes about his life-long passion for opera, his five decades conducting at Covent Garden, and his specialisms: Verdi, Wagner and Russian opera.
8.15 Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad)


Unknown: Edward Downes
Conducted By: Edward Downes
Unknown: Edward Downes

: Night Waves

Susan Hitch talks to historian David Cannadine about his new book, History and the Media. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: David Cannadine
Producer: Martin Smith

: Late Junction

Iranian kamancheh player Kayhan Kalhor performs with Kurdish singer Ali Akbar Moradi , Italian viol player Vittorio Ghielmi plays pieces by 17th-century English composer Tobias Hume , and Louisiana band Beausoleil lead a Cajun waltz. Introduced by Shaheera Asante.


Unknown: Kayhan Kalhor
Singer: Ali Akbar Moradi
Unknown: Vittorio Ghielmi
Unknown: Tobias Hume
Introduced By: Shaheera Asante.

: Composer of the Week: Saint-Saens

4/5. All the World's a Stage. In 19th-century France, success in the opera house was what mattered. This was the nut Saint-Saens found hardest to crack, as Donald Macleod reveals. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Jongen Sonata Eroica, Op 94
Durufle Suite, Op 5 Uszt St Francois de Paule Marchant
Sur les Hots (Lggendes. No 2) Widor Symphony No 6 in G. Op 42 No Gillian Wei r (organ) 2.25 Nystroem Goirmer
2.30 Stenhammar Four Stockholm Poems. Op 38
2.45 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat. Op 12
3.30 Schubert Three Pieces, D946 3.55 Enna Overture: The Match Girl 4.00 Francalx Le Gai Paris
4.10 Haydn Piano Sonata in G, H XVI 39 4.25 A Benjamin Overture to an Italian Comedy 4.30 Paganlnl Moses Fantaisie 4.40 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in E flat. Op 3 No 4 4.55 Couperin Rondeau: Soeur Monique
5.00 Messlaen 0 Sacrum Convivium! 5.05
Franck Pastorale in E 5.15 Glustini Piano Sonata in D. Op 1 No 5
5.25 Mozart, arr Danzi Voi Che Sapete (Le Nozze di Figaro)
5.30 Kariowlcz Four Songs 5.40 Gombert Benedicto Mensae 5.50 Byrd Fantasia in D minor 5.55
Bach Komm. Jesu. komm, BWV229 6.05 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor 6.35 Mendelssohn Hora Est 6.45
Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante , Op 22


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Gillian Wei
Unknown: Soeur Monique
Unknown: Franck Pastorale
Songs: Gombert Benedicto
Unknown: Byrd Fantasia
Unknown: Bach Komm.
Unknown: Chopin Andante Spianato
Unknown: Grande Polonaise Brillante

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