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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Bach, orch Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537 LPO, conductor Adrian Boult Chopin Three Mazurkas, Op 59 Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
8.30-10.00: Roy Harris Symphony No 3
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein Mahler Revelge (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) Thomas Ouasthoff (baritone),
Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Anne-Sophie Mutter, Vienna PO, conductor Andre Previn


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Piano: Piotr Anderszewski
Piano: Roy Harris
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Mahler Revelge
Baritone: Thomas Ouasthoff
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Andre Previn

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.10 Hahn Si Mes Vers Avaient des Ailes
Maggie Teyte (soprano), George Reeves (piano)
10.15 Markevitch Icare New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.40 Byrd Fantasia a 5 (Two in One) Fretwork
10.45 Mahler Kindertotenlieder Janet Baker (mezzo), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
11.15 Bax Symphony No 6 New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Norman Del Mar


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soprano: Maggie Teyte
Soprano: George Reeves
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Byrd Fantasia
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: Composer of the Week:Bernstein - the Broadway Shows

4/5. Humphrey Burton presents excerpts some of Bernstein's stage works of the 1970s, including Mass, the ballet Dybbuk, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue - Bernstein's ill-fated collaboration with Alan Jay Lerner. Among the guests are the composer's daughter, Jamie Bernstein , who has performed in Mass, and Patricia Routledge , who played the First Lady in the original production of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, which she described as a "diamond-studded dinosaur".
Repeated from yesterday at 12 midnight
Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Alan Jay Lerner.
Unknown: Jamie Bernstein
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Humphrey Burton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

French Melodies
3/4. John Toal presents the third of four recitals from Belfast devoted to French song from
Berlioz to the present day, marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ernest Chausson. Brigitte Baileys (mezzo),
Thierry Ravassard (piano)
Berlioz Trois Poemes Irlandais
Faure Automne ; Les Berceaux; Les Roses d'lspahan
Chausson Le Temps des Lilas
Mel Bonis Viens ; Le Soir; Immortelle Tendresse Debussy La Belle au Bois Dormant
Caroline Charriere Le Livre pour Toi


Unknown: John Toal
Piano: Thierry Ravassard
Unknown: Poemes Irlandais
Unknown: Faure Automne
Unknown: Mel Bonis Viens

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Celia Craig (cor anglais), Alison Balsom (trumpet), Christian Poltera (cello) Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Bernstein Dybbuk: Suite No 2; Jubilee Games (2nd mvt: Mixed Doubles)
Hovhaness Prayer forSt
Gregory Bernstein Three Meditations from Mass Copland Quiet City Bernstein, arr Ramin and Tilson Thomas
Suite: A Quiet Place
Conductor David Charles Abell
Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121


Unknown: Alison Balsom
Cello: Christian Poltera
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Gregory Bernstein
Unknown: Tilson Thomas
Conductor: David Charles Abell
Conductor: Humphrey Burton

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Today's selection of light music is a feast of celestial delights. Richard Hayman and Louis Voss conduct their orchestras, setting their sights on the stars. Plus moon music by Trevor Duncan , Billy Reid and Lionel Monckton , and Archibald Joyce 's Caravan Suite, played by the RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Andrew Penny.


Unknown: Richard Hayman
Unknown: Louis Voss
Music By: Trevor Duncan
Music By: Billy Reid
Music By: Lionel Monckton
Music By: Archibald Joyce
Conducted By: Andrew Penny.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents an update of news from the arts world, with studio guests and a selection of the latest classical music CD releases.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bernstein Season: Wonderful Town
A concert performance of Bernstein's stylish Broadway musical Wonderful Town from the BBC Proms in 1999. The witty story centres on two sisters from Ohio, Ruth and Eileen, who come to the "Big Apple" in search of fame and fortune. Presented by Tommy Pearson with Bernstein's biographer Humphrey Burton.
London Voices, Birmingham Contemporary
Music Group, conductor Simon Rattle Revised Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121


Presented By: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Ruth: Kim Criswell (soprano)
Eileen: Audra McDonald (soprano)
Robert Baker: Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Wreck: Brent Barrett (tenor)
Guide/First Associate Editor/Frank Lippencott: Rodney Gilfry(baritone)
Second Associate Editor/Chick Clark: Karl Morgan Daymond (baritone)
Lonigan: Timothy Robinson (tenor)
First Cop: Robert Fardell (bass-Baritone)
Second Cop/Second Man: Lynton Atkinson (tenor)
Third Cop/First Man/Cadet/Villager: Michael Dore (bass)
First Woman: Simone Sauphanor (soprano)
Second Woman: Melanie Marshall (mezzo)
Vioiet: Kimberly Cobb (soprano)

: Bloch

Suite Philip Dukes (viola), Sophia Rahman (piano)


Viola: Sophia Rahman

: Night Waves: Landmark

Isabel Hilton and guests discuss another great landmark of Culture. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: The Wire: The Miracle of Reason

"When was the last time you were frightened?" At the heart of Nick Dear's new play is the mystery of other people.

When Josh (Jasper Britton) and Amanda (Frances Tomelty) escape London for a weekend of passion in a remote house, a game of truth serves to chip away at the veneer of civilisation. Layers of logic are there for protection.... what happens when they are gone?

The opening minutes of this drama by Nick Dear are laden with coarse innuendo and full-on sexual references that make for rather unpleasant listening. But then the two characters delivering the lines - Amanda, a middle-aged TV presenter, and Josh, a younger mover-and-shaker at Westminster - are an unpleasant couple, full of greed, ambition, lust and snobbery. On the outside they are tough, savvy, driven people, eager to get on with a weekend of illicit, adulterous sex at a remote cottage in the Welsh countryside. On the inside, though, as we soon find out, they have both buried some very profound fears. As night falls, the drink and drugs kick in, and strange events start to take place. The question is - which of the two of them will lose their mind first? This is an extremely clever look at the madness that so many "ordinary" people draw a veil over being unleashed, and the success of the play boosted by the superb performances of Frances Tomelty and Jasper Britton.


Writer: Nick Dear
Music: Neil Brand
Director: Ned Chaillet
Josh: Jasper Britton
Amanda: Frances Tomelty

: Late Junction

Shaheera Asante looks forward to this weekend's Wychwood Festival at Cheltenham, with music from Finnish band Vartinna, Cuban jazz pianist Omar Sosa and the Warsaw Village Band.


Unknown: Shaheera Asante
Pianist: Omar Sosa

: Composer of the Week:Bernstein - the Broadway Shows

5/5. With Humphrey Burton.
For full listing see tomorrow's repeat at 12 noon


Unknown: Humphrey Burton.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Mozart Serenade in D, K204; Violin Concerto No 4 in D, K218; Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner) 2.20 Sallerl Prima la Musica e Poi le Parole
3.25 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in F minor, Op 65 No 1
3.40 Jarnefelt Korsholma 4.00 Sibelius Finlandia
4.05 Frescobaldi Canzon Prima Basso Solo
4.20 Telemann Trio No3 3 G G minor for oboe and violin
(Essercizii Musici) 4.30 Handel Perche Viva il Caro Sposo (Rodrigo) 4.50 Scacchi Beatus Laurentius ; Omnes Gentes 5.00 Mozart Overture: La Clemenza di Tito
5.10 Faure Elegie , Op 24 5.15 Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D899 No 4 5.25 Groneman Flute Sonata in G
5.40 Rosenmiiller Beatus Vir
6.00 Moniuszko Fantastic Overture: Fairytale
6.10 Suk Fantastic Scherzo, Op 25
6.25 Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
6.35 Kunzen Symphony in G minor


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mozart Serenade
Musici: Handel Perche Viva
Unknown: Caro Sposo
Unknown: Scacchi Beatus Laurentius
Unknown: Faure Elegie
Unknown: Rosenmiiller Beatus Vir

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