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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Whitlock Overture: The Feast of St Benedict Dublin RTE Concert Orchestra, conductor Gavin Sutherland Haydn Symphony No 2 in C Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor
Antal Dorati Bach Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV846 (Well-Tempered Klavier) Andras Schiff (piano)
8.30-10.00: Weber Overture: Abu Hassan
Philharmonia, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
Boccherini String Quintet in A minor, Op 25 No 6 Europa Galante Debussy Deux Arabesques Tamas Vasary (piano)


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland Haydn
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Abu Hassan
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet New York City Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.20 Bach Piano Sonata in D minor, BWV964
Rosalyn Tureck
10.41 Verdi La Forza del Destino (excerpts)
Leontyne Price (soprano), RCA Italian Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Thomas Schippers
10.57 David Diamond Piano Sonata No 1 (Finale)
Rosalyn Tureck (piano)
11.04 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48
Concertgebouw Orchestra/Willem Mengelberg
11.33 Bach Prelude and Fugue: in E flat minor,
BWV853; in D, BWV874 (Well-Tempered Klavier) Rosalyn Tureck (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Rosalyn Tureck
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Piano: Rosalyn Tureck
Piano: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Piano: Rosalyn Tureck

: Composer of the Week: Andrzej Panufnik

2/5. Liberation. As Poland came under Soviet control Panufnik began to move to the centre of Polish musical life; but in 1954, after a decade of suffocation under the new regime, he escaped to England to make a new life. With Donald Macleod. Circle of Fifths (Miniature Studies): No 5 in A minor Raymond Clarke (piano)
Nocturne Louisville Orchestra, conductor Robert Whitney
Sinfonia Rustica (Symphony No 1) Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra conducted by the composer
Heroic Overture LSO, conductor Jascha Horenstein
Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Raymond Clarke
Conductor: Robert Whitney
Conductor: Sinfonia Rustica
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

1/4. John Toal presents a series of recitals from Belfast devoted to French song.
Yann Beuron (tenor), David Zobel (piano)
Roussel Amoureux Separes ; Des Fleurs Font une Broderie; Madrigale Lyrique; Flammes; Si Quelquesfois Tu Pleures; Adieux; Vieilles Cartes , Vieilles Mains
Chausson Le Colibri; Serenade Faure Serenade Toscanne; Automn; En Sourdine;
Poème d'un Jour; Fleur Jetée


Unknown: John Toal
Tenor: Yann Beuron
Tenor: David Zobel
Piano: Roussel Amoureux Separes
Unknown: Vieilles Cartes

: Afternoon Performance

Music for the Stage:
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Louise Fryer. Ibert Hommage a Mozart
Conductor Nicholas McGegan
Mozart Chaconne and Pas Seul (Idomeneo) Conductor Olari Elts
Stravinsky Divertimento (The Fairy's Kiss) Conductor Baldur Bronnimann
Wagner Overture: Tannhauser Conductor Alexander Titov
Rameau, ed McGegan Suite: Nais Gounod Symphony No 1 in D
Conductor Nicholas McGegan


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Conductor: Mozart Chaconne
Conductor: Olari Elts
Conductor: Stravinsky Divertimento
Conductor: Baldur Bronnimann
Conductor: Alexander Titov
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan

: Voices

lain Burnside presents a profile of Peter Warlock , one of Britain's finest songwriters, with performances from tenor Andrew Kennedy accompanied by Simon Crawford-Phillips .


Unknown: Peter Warlock
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Accompanied By: Simon Crawford-Phillips

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music, guests and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Gala at the Met
1/2. Joseph Volpe started at the New York
Metropolitan Opera House as an apprentice carpenter 42 years ago and rose to become its general manager in 1990. Stephanie Hughes introduces the first part of a star-studded gala concert from the Met to celebrate his career and mark his retirement in June. The surprise programme of arias, duets, and ensembles includes performances by many of the singers who have made their careers on the Met's famous stage, including: sopranos Renee Fleming , Mirella Freni, Karita Mattila and Kiri Te Kanawa; mezzos Olga Borodina , Susan Graham , Waltraud Meier and Frederica von Stade ; tenors Placido Domingo , Juan Diego Florez , Ben Heppner and Ramon Vargas ; baritones Dwayne Croft ,
Thomas Hampson and Dmitri Hvorostovsky ; and basses James Morris , Rene Pape and Samuel Ramey. The company's principal guest conductor. Valery Gergiev , and Marco Armiliato , James Conlon and Patrick Summers direct the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra. Part 2 of Gala at the Met can be heard on Sunday at 2pm


Unknown: Joseph Volpe
Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Sopranos: Renee Fleming
Unknown: Olga Borodina
Unknown: Susan Graham
Unknown: Waltraud Meier
Tenors: Frederica von Stade
Tenors: Placido Domingo
Tenors: Juan Diego Florez
Tenors: Ben Heppner
Baritones: Ramon Vargas
Baritones: Dwayne Croft
Baritones: Thomas Hampson
Baritones: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Basses: James Morris
Basses: Rene Pape
Basses: Samuel Ramey.
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Conductor: James Conlon
Conductor: Patrick Summers

: Night Waves

Susan Hitch talks to actor and director Richard E Grant about his autobiographical new film Wah-Wah, set in Swaziland during the final years of colonial rule, which tells the story of his parents' divorce. Producer Anne Marie Cole


Director: Richard E Grant
Producer: Anne Marie Cole

: Late Junction

John Surman 's Road to St Ives and Bach's The Art of Fugue are in the mix along with tracks from the new album from DuOuD. With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: Composer of the Week: Verdi

3/5. Francesco Maria Piave. Donald Macleod looks at Verdi's relationship with Piave, the librettist he worked with for more than 20 years. Stornello Margaret Price (soprano),
Geoffrey Parsons (piano); Mio Padre....Dio Mia Gilda. ... Si Vendetta, Tremenda Vendetta (Rigoletto, Act 2) Soloists, La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti ; Vegliammo Invan Due Notti ... Ella e Morta! (Macbeth, Act 4) Shirley Verrett (soprano), Piero Cappuccilli (baritone), La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Claudio Abbado ; Overture: La Forza del Destino La Scala Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Francesco Maria Piave.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Dio Mia Gilda.
Soloists: La Scala
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Soprano: Shirley Verrett
Soprano: Piero Cappuccilli
Baritone: La Scala
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. BBC Proms 2005: Comysh Salve Regina Wilkinson Credo in Deum; Jesus Autem
Transiens Tallis Man Blest No Doubt; Let God Arise; Why Fum'th in Fight: 0 Come in One; 0 Nata Lux De Lumine;
E'en Like the Hunted Hind; Expend, 0 Lord; Why Brag'st in Malice High; God Grant We Grace; Come, Holy Ghost; Gaude Gloriosa Dei Mater; Spem in Alium
1.59 Jonqen Quatre Pièces, Op 37 2.29 Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor 3.25 Mendelssohn Double
Concerto in D minor 4.00 Liszt Auf flugeln des Gesanges; La Leggierezza 4.10 Raminsh Ave Verum Corpus
4.16 Handel Kunft 'ger Zeiten eitler Kummer
4.22 Bach Overture (Suite No 1 in C. BWVI066)
4.32 Constantinescu Free Variations on a Byzantium Theme 4.43 Stenhammar Ithaka, Op 21
4.54 Zarzycki Mazurka in G, Op 26 5.00 Spohr Nonet in F, Op 3/5.34 Scriabin Le Poeme de I'Extase, Op 54
5.54 Rathaus Prelude and Gigue in A, Op 44
6.02 Hurlebusch Concerto in A 6.14 Bruhns Ich liege und schlaffe 6.28 Beethoven Sieben Variationen uber
Kind willst du ruhig schlafen, WoO 75 6.39 Lindberg One Ought Not to Sleep 6.47 Jarnefelt Lullaby 6.50
Ravel Lullaby on the Name of Faure 6.54 Strauss Meinem Kinde , Op 37 No 3 6.57 Brahms Wiegenlied, Op 49 No 4


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Transiens Tallis
Unknown: Handel Kunft
Unknown: Zarzycki Mazurka
Unknown: Bruhns Ich
Unknown: Beethoven Sieben Variationen
Unknown: Ravel Lullaby
Unknown: Strauss Meinem Kinde

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