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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Offenbach Overture: La Vie Parisienne Philharmonia, conductor Neville Marriner Britten Hymn to the Virgin Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton Rossini Sonata a Quattro No 3 in Ensemble Explorations
8.30-10.00: Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme of Handel, Op 24 Alexei Lubimov (piano) Mozart Divertimento in F K138 Freiburg
Baroque Orchestra, director Petra Mullejans Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Alexei Lubimov
Piano: Mozart Divertimento
Director: Petra Mullejans
Conductor: Mariss Jansons

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto
Evelyn Rothwell , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.22 Shostakovich Four Waltzes for flute, clarinet and piano Nash Ensemble
10.33 Debussy Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, director Timothy Brown
10.40 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in B flat, Op 7No3 Sidney Sutcliffe , Virtuosi of England, conductor Arthur Davison
10.50 Dmitri Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op 40 Daniil Shafran , accompanied by the composer (piano)
11.20 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in D minor, Wq22 Eckart Haupt , CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hartmut Haenchen
11.46 Schumann Three Romances, Op 94
Leon Goossens (oboe), Gerald Moore (piano)


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Evelyn Rothwell
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Director: Timothy Brown
Unknown: Sidney Sutcliffe
Conductor: Arthur Davison
Cello: Dmitri Shostakovich
Unknown: Daniil Shafran
Unknown: Eckart Haupt
Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen
Oboe: Leon Goossens
Oboe: Gerald Moore

: Composer of the Week: Verdi

Five First Nights
5/5. Milan: Sunday 5 February 1887
After much speculation and mounting excitement among press and public, Verdi's penultimate opera OfeWo opened at La Scala, and proved a supreme expression of his lifelong worship of Shakespeare. Donald Macleod presents excerpts featuring:
Paris Opéra-Bastille Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Otello: Placldo Domingo(tenor)
Desdemona: Cheryl Studer(soprano)
lago: Sergei Lelferkus(baritone)
Emilia: Denice Graves(mezzo)
Cassio: Ramon Vargas(tenor)
Roderigo: Michael Schade(tenor)
Lodovico: Lldebrando D'Arcangelo(bass)
Montano: Giacomo Prestia(baritone)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Michael Tippett Centenary
4/4. Another concert from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Presented by Chris de Souza. The Lindsays
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5 Tippett String Quartet No 5


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Presented By: Chris de Souza.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Louise Fryer. Hoist The Hymn of Jesus
With Gloucester Cathedral Choir. conductor Richard Hickox
Vauqhan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus Director Lesley Hatfield Hoist Suite: The Planets
Colin Matthews Pluto
Conductor David Atherton


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Vauqhan Williams
Director: Lesley Hatfield
Conductor: David Atherton

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present music for younger listeners, including music for a sharp-shooter and a bullfighter, and sounds to get you in the mood for the weekend.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Jazz Legends

Charlie Parker
Julian Joseph and Brian Priestley commemorate the 50th anniversary, tomorrow, of Charlie Parker 's death.


Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Brian Priestley
Unknown: Charlie Parker

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, news from the arts world, and interviews with leading movers and shakers.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Michael Tippett Centenary
A concert recorded at the Barbican Centre, London, presented by Christopher Cook.
Ten years after giving the first performance, the LSO and Colin Davis return to the Barbican to play Tippett's final orchestral work, The Rose Lake , inspired by his 1990 visit to Senegal. It's coupled with music from much earlier in Tippett's career, his Sonata for four horns, and the concert ends with Beethoven's Fourth Symphony. London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Tippett Sonata for four horns; The Rose Lake
Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Presented By: Colin Davis
Unknown: Rose Lake
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Tippett Sonata

: BBC Singers: Tchaikovsky

Conductor Bob Chilcott
A concert of choral music by Tchaikovsky, including excerpts from his All-Night Vigil.


Conductor: Bob Chilcott

: Night Waves

Woody Allen talks to Philip Dodd about
Charlie Chaplin , the weather and his latest film, Melinda and Melinda.
Producer Phil Tinline


Talks: Woody Allen
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Charlie Chaplin
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of musical styles.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Jazz on 3

A concert performance from the New York-based pianist Brad Mehldau , recorded at the Wigmore Hall as part of last year's London Jazz Festival. One of the most talented pianist of his generation, Mehldau is best-known for his work in a trio. This is a rare chance to hear him play solo, performing both contemporary and traditional compositions.
And presenter Jez Nelson talks to leading
French double bass player Henri Texier about his new album and his forthcoming UK tour.


Pianist: Brad Mehldau
Talks: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Henri Texier

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Dvorak The Spectre's Bride (BBC Proms 2004)
2.20 Du Caurroy Fantasias on 16th-Century Hymns and Antiphons 2.40 Nivers Officium Defunctorum
3.10 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in A, Wql68
3.30 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C. K551 (Jupiter)
4.10 Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (Opening Chorus)
4.20 Schubert Seligkeit , D433
4.23 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 37
4.30 Debussy Premiere Rapsodie
4.40 Traditional Romanza
4.45 Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWVI056
5.00 Nicolas de Grlgny Premier Livre d'Orgue (excerpts)
5.15 Verdi Cortigiani , Vil Razza (Rigoletto)
5.20 Duarte Trio for guitars
5.25 Weber Invitation to the Dance 5.35 Dobrzynski Overture: Monbar 5.45 Nielsen Sunset, Op 4 No 1
5.50 Abel Symphony in A, Op 10 No 6 6.00 Hanssens
String Quartet No 3 6.40 Sibelius Suite Champêtre, Op 98b
6.45 Corelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 4


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Schubert Seligkeit
Unknown: Verdi Cortigiani
Unknown: Duarte Trio
Unknown: Abel Symphony

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