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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 73 Mischa Maisky (cello), Martha Argerich (piano) Araujo Los Coflades de la Estleya
Ex Cathedra, conductor Jeffrey Skidmore Nielsen Overture: Helios Gothenberg SO, conductor Neeme Jaarvi Ibert Trois Pièces
Breves Bergen Wind Quintet Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1 Martha Argerich , Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.30-10.00: Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 25
(Gypsy Rondo) Renaud Capugon (violin), Gautier Capuoon (cello), Martha Argerich (piano)
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini RPO, conductor Yuri Temirkanov Lopez Capillas Magnificat and Chant Ex Cathedra, conductor Jeffrey Skidmore


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Schumann Phantasiestucke
Cello: Mischa Maisky
Cello: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Violin: Renaud Capugon
Violin: Gautier Capuoon
Cello: Martha Argerich
Piano: Tchaikovsky Francesca
Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
H Bach Sonata No 1 in Parley of Instruments Ich danke dir, Gott; Sonata No 2 in F
Maria Zedelius (soprano), Ulla Groenewold
(contralto), David Cordier (alto), Paul Elliott (tenor), Michael Schopper (bass),
Rheinische Kantorei , Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhardt Goebel
10.15 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish) LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
10.59 Locatelli Concerto Grosso in F minor, Op 1 No 8 Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock
11.16 Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Julius Katchen (piano), London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
11.39 Kerll Kyrie; Gloria; Credo (Missa Superba) Balthasar Neumann Choir and Ensemble, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Maria Zedelius
Soprano: Ulla Groenewold
Contralto: David Cordier
Tenor: Paul Elliott
Bass: Michael Schopper
Bass: Rheinische Kantorei
Bass: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhardt Goebel
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
Piano: Paganini Julius Katchen
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Balthasar Neumann Choir
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

4/5. Donald Macleod examines the composer's complicated relationship with his native Russia - a land he professed to adore, though he endeavoured to spend a great deal of time abroad. Spirit My Heart Away
Olga Borodina (mezzo), Larissa Gergieva (piano) Scherzo a la Russe, Op I No 1 Viktoria Postnikova (piano)
Variations on a Rococo Theme
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian) (excerpt) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Dumka, Op 59 Xiang-Dong Kong (piano) Repeated on Wednesday 28 December at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Olga Borodina
Piano: Larissa Gergieva
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Prague and Vienna
3/4. Presented by Petroc Trelawny from Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
James Gilchrist (tenor), Julius Drake (piano) Beethovan An die ferne Geliebte, Op 89 Schumann Dichterliebe , Op 48


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Tenor: Julius Drake
Unknown: Schumann Dichterliebe

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic rA A live concert from Studio 7 Concert Hall in Manchester. Introduced by Edward Seckerson.
Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Rimsky-Korsakov Sinfonietta in A minor on Russian Themes, Op 31
Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor
With Tasmin Little
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol , Op 34
Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)


Conductor: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Rimsky-Korsakov Sinfonietta
Unknown: Tasmin Little
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A selection of light music.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
RT Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham,
Louise Fryer introduces the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Danish conductor
Thomas Dausgaard. In tonight's concert the orchestra perform Brahms's Variations on a theme by Haydn and music by two of the most influential Nordic composers of the 20th century.
Rachel Nicholls (soprano), Jeremy Huw-Williams (baritone), Gil Shaham (violin),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony)
Sibelius Violin Concerto
8.25 Twenty Minutes: My Childhood on FunenDavid Fanning introduces extracts from Carl Nielsen 's engaging memoir of his boyhood on the Danish island of Funen and how, through the richness of the local community music making, his creative imagination was fired. The reader is Russell Dixon.
8.45 Nielsen Symphony No 3 (Sinfonia Espansiva)


Introduces: Louise Fryer
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
Soprano: Rachel Nicholls
Soprano: Jeremy Huw-Williams
Baritone: Gil Shaham
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Unknown: Russell Dixon.

: Night Waves

The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson takes on the classic monster picture of all time - King Kong. Can he do what the 1933 classic did and be technically and artistically ahead of its time? Or has Jackson been handed a poisoned chalice? Paul Allen finds out. Producer Fiona McLean


Director: Peter Jackson
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington announces her album of the year, and looks forward to Radio 3's A Bach Christmas (starting tomorrow at 7pm) with music from Hugues de Courson 's Bach I'Africain, Uri Caine 's variations on the Goldberg Variations, and Tanja Orning 's Bach-inspired cello music.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Hugues de Courson
Unknown: Uri Caine
Unknown: Tanja Orning

: Composer of the Week: Lassus

5/5. What kind of a character was Lassus? Donald Macleod and Jeremy Summerly investigate, and take a look at the nature of this composer's legacy.
Alleluia, Laus et Gloria Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, director Richard Marlow
Infelix Ego Oxford Camerata, conductor Jeremy Summerly Ich Weiss Mir ein Meidlein Hubsch und Fein Lautten Compagney Lamentations of Jeremiah Ensemble Europeen de la Chapelle Royale, director Philippe Herreweghe
Agnus Dei ; Lux Aeterna (Missa pro Defunctis) Hilliard Ensemble Repeated from Friday at 12 noon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Director: Richard Marlow
Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
Conductor: Ich Weiss
Unknown: Meidlein Hubsch
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Director: Agnus Dei

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Ravel Alborado del Gracioso Piazzolla Bandoneon
Concerto Ravel Boléro 1.51 Rameau, compiled Minkowskl L'Apothéose de la Danse 2.29 Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 2.51 Mozart Piano Concerto No 26 in D, K537 (Coronation) 3.23 Bijster Variations on Stort Tranen Uyt 3.32 De Lange Requiem 4.05 Eckhard
Andantino (Sonata in A, Op 1 No 4 4.09 Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik) 4.26 Kotowlcz
Planctus de Passione 4.29 Corelli Trumpet Sonata in D
4.34 Forster Quid Faciam Misera? 4.42 Dobrzynski, arr Wilkomirski Andante and Rondo alia Pollacca
4.54 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon 5.00 Haydn Trio in G. H XV 25 (Gypsy Rondo) 5.14 J Andriessen
Sonnet No 43 5.21 Rozycki Nocturne in F sharp minor
5.26 Popper Gavotte No 2. Op 23 5.31 Moniuszko, orch Noskowski Polonaise in E flat 5.37 Liszt, after Schubert Soirees de Vienne No 4 in D flat 5.44 J Strauss (son)
Artists' Quadrille, Op 2015.49 Haydn Piano Sonata in C,
H XVI 35 6.01 Brahms Symphony No 3 in F 6.38 Grzincic, arr Lazar Holy Night. Only One Star Shines
6.42 Bergqreen, arr Lynqbye Welcome Again. Little Angels of God 6.48 Szymanowski Veni Creator


Unknown: Louise Fryer.

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