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: The Beethoven Experience

7.00 10.00 With Penny Gore. Including: Beethoven Romance No I in G, Op 40
Gidon Kremer (violin), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Emil Tchakarov
Fugue from the Overture to Handel's Solomon, H36 Hagen Quartet
Overture: Leonora No 1 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No 1
Gidon Kremer , Martha Argerich (piano)
Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, Op 16
Heinz Holliger (oboe), Eduard Brunner (clarinet), Klaus Thunemann (bassoon), Radovan Viatkovic (horn), Andras Schiff (piano)
Elegiac Song, Op 118 Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Richard Hickox
String Trio in E flat, Op 3 itzhak Perlman (violin), Pinchas Zukerman (viola), Lynn Harrell (cello)


Violin: Gidon Kremer
Conductor: Emil Tchakarov
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Gidon Kremer
Piano: Martha Argerich
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Oboe: Eduard Brunner
Bassoon: Klaus Thunemann
Bassoon: Radovan Viatkovic
Horn: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Viola: Pinchas Zukerman
Viola: Lynn Harrell

: With Rob Cowan. Including:

Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No 1
Glenn Gould
Overture: Leonora No 3
Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No I (Ghost)
Glenn Gould (piano), Alexander Schneider (violin), Zara Nelsova (cello)
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op 112 Vienna State Opera Concert Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Sextet in E flat, Op 71 Vienna Wind Soloists Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, Op 19
Glenn Gould , Leningrad Academic Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Slovak String Quintet in C, Op 29
Walter Gerhard (viola), Pascal Quartet


Unknown: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Piano: Glenn Gould
Piano: Alexander Schneider
Violin: Zara Nelsova
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Vladimir Slovak
Viola: Walter Gerhard

: With Sarah Walker. Including:

Beethoven Piano Sonata in A, Op 2 No 2 Murray Perahia
Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini Introduced by Roger Norrington.
Piano Quartet in E flat, Wo036 No I Christoph Eschenbach (piano), members of the Amadeus Quartet
Two Rondos, Op 51 Radu Lupu (piano)
Cantata on the Accession of Emperor Leopold II, Wo088 Christine Schafer (soprano), Clemens Bieber (tenor), Victor von Halem (bass),
Berlin Deutsche Oper Choir and Orchestra, conductor Christian Thielemann
Piano Trio in E flat, Op 1 No I
Itzhak Perlman (violin), Lynn Harrell (cello), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Incidental music: Egmont, Op 84 Pilar Lorengar (soprano), Vienna PO, conductor George Szell


Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Introduced By: Roger Norrington.
Piano: Christoph Eschenbach
Piano: Radu Lupu
Soprano: Christine Schafer
Soprano: Clemens Bieber
Tenor: Victor von Halem
Conductor: Christian Thielemann
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Lynn Harrell
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Soprano: Pilar Lorengar
Conductor: George Szell

: With Sean Rafferty. Including:

Beethoven Piano Sonata in G, Op 79 Artur Schnabel
String Quartet in D, Op 18 No 3; String Quartet in C minor, Op 18 No 4 Vertavo Quartet
Piano Sonata in B flat, Op 22 Stephen Kovacevich


Unknown: Artur Schnabel
Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich

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Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert given by the BBC Philharmonic at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, on 27 May. They perform two early, yet contrasting Beethoven symphonies - the conservative First Symphony of 1800, embedded in the tradition of the previous century, and the breakthrough Third Symphony (1803), originally dedicated to Napoleon, which, with its expanded range, established a new symphonic ideal. Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C;
Symphony No 3 in E flat, (Eroica) BBC
Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
BBC Philharmonic perform three more of Beethoven's symphonies tomorrow at 7.30pm


Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: With Fiona Talkington.

Beethoven Variations on Se Vuol Ballare from
Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Wo040
Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Wilhelm Kempff (piano) Variations in G on Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu, Op12la Florestan Trio
Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
Artur Rubinstein (piano), Jascha Heifetz (violin), Emanuel Feuermann (cello)
Variations on Ein Madchen oder Weibchen from Mozart's Die Zauberflote, Op 66
Mischa Maisky (cello), Martha Argerich (piano) Variations in C on La Ci Darem la Mano from Mozart's Don Giovanni , Wo028 Berlin Philharmonic Winds
Variations in C on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli ,
Op 120 (Diabelli Variations) Alfred Brendel (piano) Six National Airs with Variations, Op 105
Wolfgang Schulz (flute), Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) Overture: The Consecration of the House Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer


Unknown: Vuol Ballare
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Violin: Wilhelm Kempff
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Piano: Jascha Heifetz
Cello: Emanuel Feuermann
Unknown: Ein Madchen
Cello: Mischa Maisky
Cello: Martha Argerich
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Anton Diabelli
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Flute: Wolfgang Schulz
Flute: Rudolf Buchbinder
Conductor: Otto Klemperer

: With Susan Sharpe.

Music includes:
Beethoven Leonore , Act 2
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Concludes tomorrow at 12 midnight
Trio in E flat, Op 38 (arr of Septet, Op 20)
Pascal Moragues (clarinet), Ivan Klansky (piano), Cenek Pavlik (cello)
Themes and Variations on Ten National Airs, Op 107 (opening)
Patrick Gallois (flute), Cecile Licad (piano)
Some of these sets of variations are paired with performances of the folk songs on which they're based. The broadcast of this recording of Op 107 continues tomorrow at about the same time. Incidental music: The Ruins of Athens, Op 113
Arleen Auger (soprano), Klaus Hirte (baritone), Franz Crass (bass), Berlin RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductors Bernhard Klee and Claudio Abbado String Quartet in B flat, Op 18 No 6 Ouatuor MosaïQues
Variations in C on the Minuet a la Vigano from Haibel's Le Nozze Disturbate, WoO68 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
String Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2 Flonzaley Quartet Piano Sonata in G, Op 49 No 2 Melvyn Tan Ballet: The Creatures of Prometheus Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Piano Sonata in G minor, Op 49 No 1 Stephen Kovacevich
Sonatina in C, Wo043 No I; Adagio in E flat, WoO43 No 2 Erhard Fietz (mandolin), Amadeus Webersinke (piano)
Triple Concerto in C, Op 56 Urban Svensson
(violin), Mats Rondin (cello), Boris Berezovsky (piano), Swedish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
For full broadcast details of The Beethoven Experience, and the chance to listen to everything again for the next seven days, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/beethoven
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Unknown: Beethoven Leonore
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Clarinet: Pascal Moragues
Clarinet: Ivan Klansky
Cello: Cenek Pavlik
Flute: Patrick Gallois
Flute: Cecile Licad
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Soprano: Klaus Hirte
Bass: Franz Crass
Conductors: Bernhard Klee
Conductors: Claudio Abbado
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Violin: Mats Rondin
Cello: Boris Berezovsky
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Marzelline: Christiane Oelze (soprano)
Jaquino: Michael Schade (tenor),
Rocco: Franz Hawlata (bass)
Leonore: Hillevi Martinpelto (soprano)

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