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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Verdi Overture: Luisa Miller
National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly Kornqold Dulcinea of Toboso;
Adventure; Don Quixote 's Conversion and Death (Don Quixote: Six Characteristic Pieces)
Alexander Frey (piano) Strauss Romanze in F Thomas Grossenbacher (cello), Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
Paganini, arr Szymanowski Caprice No 24 in A minor Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Silke Avenhaus (piano) Purcell From Rosie Bow'rs (The Comical History of Don Quixote , Act 5) Emma Kirkby
(soprano), members of The Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hoqwood
Mozart Piano Sonata in A, K331 Mitsuko Uchida
8.30-10.00: Strauss Don Quixote Thomas
Grossenbacher (cello), Michel Rouilly (viola), Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Massenet Don Quichotte , Act 5: The Death of Don Quichotte Teresa Berganza (mezzo),
Alain Fondary and Jose Van Dam (baritones), Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson


Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Don Quixote
Piano: Alexander Frey
Piano: Strauss Romanze
Cello: Thomas Grossenbacher
Conductor: David Zinman
Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Violin: Silke Avenhaus
Unknown: Don Quixote
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Conductor: Christopher Hoqwood
Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Cello: Michel Rouilly
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Massenet Don Quichotte
Unknown: Alain Fondary
Baritones: Jose van Dam
Conductor: Michel Plasson

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor Stephen Hough , CBSO/Lawrence Foster
10.22 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV1051 ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
10.38 Rawsthorne Symphony No 3 BBCSO, conductor Norman Del Mar
11.13 Brahms Trio in E flat, Op 40
Aubrey Brain (horn), Adolf Busch (violin), Rudolf Serkin (piano)
11.44 Britten Noye 's Fludde (conclusion)
Sheila Rex (mezzo), Owen Brannigan (bass), Trevor Anthony (spoken role), Chorus, East
Suffolk Children's Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Norman Del Mar


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Conductor: Brahms Trio
Horn: Adolf Busch
Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Piano: Britten Noye
Unknown: Sheila Rex
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Bass: Trevor Anthony
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: Composer of the Week: Respighi

5/5. A Nightingale Sang. An exploration of the composer's final years, including a stroll among the pines of Rome as depicted in one of his greatest musical legacies. With Donald Macleod. Orgiastic Dance (Ballet: Belkis, Queen of Sheba) Philharmonia, conductor Geoffrey Simon Il Tramonto
Magdalena Kozena (soprano), Henschel Quartet Notturno Sergei Babayan (piano)
PinidiRoma NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini
Stornellatrice Elsa Respighi (soprano), Ottorino Respighi (piano) Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Conductor: Il Tramonto
Soprano: Magdalena Kozena
Piano: Notturno Sergei Babayan
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Soprano: Stornellatrice Elsa Respighi

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Cheltenham International Festival of Music 4/8. The first of three concerts in this series given by the Florestan Trio. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Beethoven Variations on Ich bin der
Schneider Kakadu
Dmitri Smirnov Tri-o -Tri (Piano Trio No 3, Op 142) (first performance)
Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2
The series continues next Tuesday; further Florestan Trio concerts can be heard next Tuesday and Wednesday


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Schneider Kakadu
Unknown: Dmitri Smirnov Tri-O

: Afternoon Performance

Spotlight on Anthony Marwood
Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Somervell Violin Concerto in G minor
Anthony Marwood , conductor Martyn Brabbins Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in C minor (Italian) Conductor Nicholas McGegan


Unknown: Anthony Marwood
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: Anthony Marwood
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan

: Making Tracks

Today's selection for younger listeners includes music about an old clockmaker, a spy and a tyrannosaurus rex. Presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends: George Chisholm

Writer and broadcaster Bob Sinfield joins Julian Joseph to chart the history of British trombonist George Chisholm, whose little-recognised career included playing with Fats Waller, the Squadronaires and the BBC Variety Orchestra.


Unknown: Bob Sinfield
Unknown: Julian Joseph

: In Tune

News from the arts world, with guests and a selection of music, presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Opera on 3

Cosi Fan Tutte
Mozart's well-loved comic opera, which deals with female constancy, presented by Stephanie Hughes from the Sage, Gateshead, where it was performed on Wednesday. Directed by Thomas Allen , this simply staged new production features six gifted young singers.
Northern Sinfonia, Northern Sinfonia Chorus, conductor Thomas Zehetmair


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes
Directed By: Thomas Allen
Conductor: Thomas Zehetmair

: Mixing It

Featuring an interview with Brian Eno about his new album of songs, Another Day on Earth. Presented by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.


Unknown: Brian Eno
Presented By: Mark Russell
Presented By: Robert Sandall.

: Jazz on 3

Mike Brecker Quindectet
A concert by American saxophonist
Michael Brecker , generally agreed to be the most imitated saxophonist since John Coltrane. He features here as both soloist and composer, with an unusual
15-piece line-up including strings, accordion and clarinets. Originally broadcast in part last year, the programme features more unbroadcast music from the concert including a chance to hear Brecker playing the EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument). With Jez Nelson. (Revisedrpt)


Unknown: Mike Brecker Quindectet
Unknown: Michael Brecker
Unknown: John Coltrane.
Unknown: Jez Nelson.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Llszt Prometheus
Schnittke Violin Concerto No 4
Schumann Symphony No I in B flat (Spring) San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
2.15 Mozart Cantata: Davidde Penitente, K469
3.05 Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor. Op 60
3.35 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor
4.00 Telemann Concerto in D for flute, two violins, viola and continuo 4.10 A Gabriell Cantate Domino
4.15 Naumann Symphome a Grande Orchestrede 'l'Opéra Cora 4.25 Antoine Dauverqne Ballet music Les Troquers
4.40 J Strauss (son) Persian March, Op 289; Champagne Polka, Op 211
4.45 Sibelius Polonaise in C; Valsette in E minor
4.50 Tchaikovsky Waltz: Sleeping Beauty
4.55 Prokofiev March (The Love of Three Oranges)
5.00 JC Pez Overture in D minor
5.05 Geminiani Sonata in 0, Op 1 No I
5.15 Boely Messe des Fetes Solennelles
5.25 Handel Alpestre Monte, HWV81
5.40 Trad Hungarian Kuruc Songs; Dances from
Csiksomelyo; Bride's Dance; Dances from the Locse Virginal Book
5.55 Claude Champaqne Danse Villageoise
6.00 Alexis Contant Meditation; La Charmeuse
6.05 Gorecki Cantata in honour of St Wojciech
6.30 Ernst Mielck Concert Piece, Op 9


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

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