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: Morning on 3

This week Sandy Burnett features performances by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and music by composers in their first flush of youth.
7.00-8.30: Rachmaninov Moment Musical in C, Op 16 No 6 Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
Heinichen Concerto in F Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
Mozart Ah, Se il Crudel Periglio (Lucio Silla )
Natalie Dessay (soprano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Louis Langree
8.30-10.00: Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales Cleveland Orchestra/Pierre
Boulez Haydn Piano Concerto in in F, H XVIII 6 Andreas Staier , Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Gottfried von der Goltz Janacek Violin Sonata Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)


Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Piano: Nikolai Lugansky
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Crudel Periglio
Unknown: Lucio Silla
Soprano: Natalie Dessay
Conductor: Louis Langree
Piano: Boulez Haydn
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Violin: Leif Ove Andsnes

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring chamber music by Shostakovich and performances by British oboists.
10.00 Shostakovich Concertino
Dmitri and Maxim Shostakovich (pianos)
10.10 Charles Colin Concertino Leon Goossens
(oboe), unknown orchestra and conductor
10.17 Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.30 Shostakovich Piano Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 67 Emil Gilels (piano), Leonid Kogan (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
10.56 Rossini Overture: William Tell World Orchestra for Peace, conductor Georg Solti
11.09 Honegger Saluste du Bartas
Brigitte Baileys (mezzo), Billy Eidi (piano)
11.19 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K297b Sidney Sutcliffe (oboe), Bernard Walton (clarinet), Dennis Brain (horn), Cecil James (bassoon),
Philharmonia, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Shostakovich Concertino
Pianos: Maxim Shostakovich
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Piano: Emil Gilels
Piano: Leonid Kogan
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Honegger Saluste
Piano: Billy Eidi
Oboe: Sidney Sutcliffe
Oboe: Bernard Walton
Horn: Dennis Brain
Horn: Cecil James

: Composer of the Week: Giuseppe Verdi(1813-1901)

Five First Nights
Donald Macleod re-creates the first performances of five different Verdi operas in five different cities. 1/5. Rome: Saturday 27 January 1849. In the heady months of 1848, a year of upheavals across Europe, Verdi wrote La Battaglia di Legnano for the Teatro Argentina, demonstrating his political sympathies through this powerful historical subject.
Austrian Radio Chorus and Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Lamberto Gardelli
Producer Piers Burton-Page Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: La Battaglia Di Legnano
Arrigo: Jose Carreras(tenor)
Rolando: Matteo Manuguerra(baritone)
Lida: Katia Rlcciarelli(soprano)
Frederick Barbarossa: Nicolai Ghluselev(bass)
Mayor of Como: Franz Handlos(bass)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Zehetmair Quartet
Grieg String Quartet in F (unfinished) Schubert Overture in C minor, D8a Schumann String Quartet in F, Op 41 No 2


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Today featuring a performance given on tour in Germany at the Eurogress, Aachen, a couple of years ago. Presented by Louise Fryer. Beethoven Overture: Egmont
Conductor Josep Caballe-Domenech
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor Nikolai Tokarev , conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Franck Symphony in D minor
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Josep Caballe-Domenech
Conductor: Nikolai Tokarev
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Franck Symphony
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Making Tracks

Musical discovery for younger listeners, featuring excerpts from The Tales of Hoffmann and West Side Story, and a hammer dulcimer.
With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson visits some musical theatre workshops in New York, talks to Maury Yeston about teaching musical theatre and hears from the authors of the Broadway hit show Avenue Q. ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow G12 8DG email: staqeandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Maury Yeston
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and updates on the news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Michael Tippett Centenary
This week Performance on 3 and Lunchtime Concert (1pm Tuesday-Friday) celebrate the centenary this year of Michael Tippett 's birth.
Today Christopher Cook introduces an all-British concert from Symphony Hall in Birmingham, featuring Tippett's most famous and enduring work, A Child of Our Time, and Vaughan Williams 's Pastoral Symphony, both of which stem from wartime experiences and look beyond the horror to the possibility of a better world.
Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano), Hilary Summers (mezzo), Daniel Norman (tenor), Keel Watson (bass), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3)
Tippett A Child of Our Time


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Unknown: Michael Tippett
Introduces: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Soprano: Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
Soprano: Hilary Summers
Tenor: Daniel Norman
Tenor: Keel Watson
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Vaughan Williams

: Night Waves

Are we a nation of bad, incompetent and selfish egoists driven by a desire to succeed at all costs? Or not? Rabbi Julia Neuberger reveals her thoughts about the moral state we are in to Isabel Hilton. Plus the last in the series on African objects, in which the power of the chair is revealed. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Julia Neuberger
Unknown: Isabel Hilton.
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces electroacoustic music from Canadians Gilles Gobeil and guitarist Rene Lussier, film-music by Quincy Jones, and music for player piano by Belgian Godfried-Willem Raes.


Presenter: Verity Sharp

: Composer of the Week: Hovhaness

2/5. Alan Hovhaness had destroyed more than a thousand of his own works by his 30th birthday. Donald Macleod looks at the slow development of the composer's self-confidence in his writing. Repeated from Tuesday at 12 noon


Unknown: Alan Hovhaness
Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Bach Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV1080 (excerpts)
Stravinsky Three Pieces for String Quartet Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 77 No 11.50 Cage Four Squared 1.55 Natra Harp Sonatine 2.05 Raichev Symphony No 2 (The New Prometheus) 2.50 Fanny Mendelssohn Songs without Words, Op 6 3.00 Franck Violin Sonata in A 3.30 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K5814.05 Bach, arr Busoni
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 4.10 Abel Flute
Concerto in C, Op 6 No 14.25 De Visée Logistille de Roland de M Lully 4.30 Albeniz Cordoba (Cantos de Espana,
Op 232 No 4) 4.35 Saint-Saens Etude in D flat, Op 52 No 6
4.45 Rossini Largo al Factotum (II Barbiere di Siviglia)
4.50 Liszt La Leggierezza 5.00 Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus) 5.05 Parac Andante Amoroso 5.15 Palestrina Ad Te Levavi Oculos Meos
5.20 Janacek Piano Sonata: I X 1905 (From the Street)
5.30 BoTeldieu Viens Gentille Dame (La Dame Blanche)
5.35 Chambonnieres Pavane: L'Entretien des Dieux
5.45 Lassus Quid Trepidas 5.50 Beethoven Variations in F Op 34 6.05 Kodaly Summer Evening 6.25 Ahlen Sommarpsalm 6.30 Augustinas Trepiute Martela
6.35 Brahms Variations on a theme by Paganini, Op 35


Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Franck Violin Sonata
Unknown: Levavi Oculos Meos

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