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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Liadov The Enchanted Lake LSO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Brahms Academic Festival Overture London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult Bach Ricercare a 6 (Musical Offering, BWV1079) Ensemble Sonnerie
8.30-10.00: Bizet L' Arlésienne: Suite No 2
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Chopin Fantasy in F minor, Op 49 Maurizio Pollini (piano) Sibelius The Oceanides, Op 73 Lahti
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska


Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Conductor: Osmo Vanska

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Delius Mass of Life (opening chorus)
Heather Harper (soprano), Helen Watts
(contralto), Robert Tear (tenor), Benjamin Luxon (baritone), London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
10.07 Ravel Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme Janet Baker (mezzo), Melos Ensemble, director Bernard Keeffe
10.20 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 Maurizio Pollini
10.39 Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes
Melos Ensemble
10.51 Delius Mass of Life (Part 2)
Heather Harper (soprano), Helen Watts
(contralto), Robert Tear (tenor), Benjamin Luxon (baritone), London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Heather Harper
Soprano: Helen Watts
Tenor: Benjamin Luxon
Conductor: Charles Groves
Unknown: Mallarme Janet Baker
Director: Bernard Keeffe
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Soprano: Heather Harper
Soprano: Helen Watts
Tenor: Benjamin Luxon
Conductor: Charles Groves

: Composer of the Week: Britten

3/5. Donald Macleod is joined by author John Bridcut to discuss how Benjamin Britten 's relationships with adolescent boys influenced the music he wrote.
Interlude; Bounce Me High, Bounce Me Low (Albert Herring )
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Steuart Bedford Five Flower Songs, Op 47
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton Blow Her Away (Billy Budd )
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer Choral Dances (Gloriana)
Finzi Singers, director Paul Spicer At Night (The Turn of the Screw)
Mahler CO, conductor Daniel Harding Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John Bridcut
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Albert Herring
Conductor: Steuart Bedford
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Unknown: Billy Budd
Director: Paul Spicer
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Emmie: Yvette Bonner (soprano)
Cis: Temime Bowling (soprano)
Harry: Matthew Long (treble)
Billy: Peter Glossop (baritone)
Donald: David Bowman (baritone)
Red Whiskers: Gregory Dempsey (tenor)
Miles: Julian Leang (treble)
Quint: Ian Bostrldge (tenor)
Miss Jessel: Vivian Tierney (soprano)
Flora: Caroline Wise (soprano)
Mrs Grose: Jane Henschel (contralto)
Governess: Joan Rodgers (soprano)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

2/4. Haydn and the Gypsies. A programme of music inspired by Gypsy traditions, along with Hungarian Gypsy dances by Joseph Bengraf , Gabor Matray and others. Introduced from Glasgow by Sara Mohr-Pietsch .
Sonnerie, director Monica Huggett
Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 25 (Gypsy)
String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 (2nd mvt)


Unknown: Joseph Bengraf
Unknown: Gabor Matray
Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Director: Monica Huggett

: Afternoon Performance

British Symphony Series: Benjamin Britten BBC Symphony Orchestra
Presented by Martin Handley.
Creative Work Fanfare for Cloud Gate
Conductor Alexander Rumpf
Ravel Pavane pour une Infante Défunte Conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Britten Sinfonia da Requiem Conductor Donald Runnicles.
Param Vir Cradled between Earth and Sky Conductor Alexander Rumpf
Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2
With Leonidas Kavakos , conductor Andrew Davis Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements Conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Alexander Rumpf
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
Conductor: Alexander Rumpf
Conductor: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Choral Evensong

Live from Newcastle Cathedral. Introit:
I We Wait for Thy Loving Kindness (McKie). ' Responses: Rose. Office Hymn: Creator of the Stars of Night (Conditor Alme). Psalms: 76, 77 (Hurford, Stanford). First Lesson: Isaiah 61. Canticles: Wood in D. Second Lesson: Mark 10, vv13-16. Anthems: Thou Wilt Keep Him (SS
Wesley). Apolytikion of Our Holy Father Nicholas (Tavener). Final Hymn: Our Patron Is St Nicholas (Thaxted). Te Deum in B flat (Stanford). Organ
Voluntary: Fanfare (Whitlock). Master of the music Scott Farrell. Assistant organist Michael Dutton.


Music: Scott Farrell.
Organist: Michael Dutton.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Benjamin Britten - In Memoriam
A concert reflecting Britten's personal beliefs and social conscience from the - Wigmore Hall's Britten Weekend.
Lisa Milne (soprano), Philip Langridge (tenor), Mark Padmore (tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
Britten On This Island; Songs and Proverbs of William Blake ; Who Are These Children?; The Holy Sonnets of John Donne


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Soprano: Lisa Milne
Soprano: Philip Langridge
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Simon Keenlyside
Baritone: Graham Johnson
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: John Donne

: Night Waves

More highlights from Radio 3's Free Thinking festival, including the debate: Is Liverpool an English City? Producer MohitBakaya

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces a Latino-inspired mix, with music by Argentinian bandoneon player Dino Saluzzi , cello octet Conjunto Iberico playing Philip Glass, and Anga Diaz paying homage to John Coltrane. The programme ends with a musical "snowstorm" - Gil Evans 's La Nevada.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Cello: Dino Saluzzi
Cello: Anga Diaz
Unknown: John Coltrane.
Unknown: Gil Evans

: Composer of the Week: Purcell

4/5. With Donald Macleod. Fantasia a 4 in B flat; What Hope for Us Remains?; Nymphs and Shepherds; Once, Twice, Thrice, I Julia Tried;
Under This Stone Lies Gabriel John ; Of Old When Heroes Thought It Base (Yorkshire Feast Song) Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Gabriel John

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe . Buxtehude Preludes: in D, BuxWVW; in D minor, BuxWV140 Messlaen Les Corps Glorieux (excerpts) Couperin Messe des Couvents (excerpt) Bach
Allein Cottin in der Höh' sei Ehr Mozart Andante in F. K616 Holmboe Contrastic, Op 113 Bine Bryndorf (organ)
1.55 Constantinescu Free Variations on a Byzantium Theme
2.07 La Rue Missa Sancto Job 2.42 Fasch Overture in B flat 3.07 Bartok The Wooden Prince 4.01 Gilse Trio
4.15 Telemann Trio No 3 (Essercizii Musici) 4.26 Vivaldi
Concerto da Camera in F, RV99 4.34 Busoni All' Italia (Seven Elegies) 4.42 Glinka Overture: Ivan Susanin 4.52 Henderson Magnificat 5.00 Glazunov Rêverie, Op 24 5.12 Diepenbrock Mandoline; Berceuse; Maanlicht, Recueillement 5.28
Fritz Violin Sonata, Op 2 No 4 5.41 Handel II Pastor Fido
(excerpts) 5.52 Purcell Pavane in G minor, Z752; Chaconne in G minor, Z730 6.00 Giliardi Le Souvenir Morton Le Souvenir de Vous 6.06 Vivaldi Concerto in G, RV151 (Al Rustica) 6.10 Grieg String Quartet F6.27
Norman Tonbilder im Zusammenhange, Op 6 6.45 Urmas Slsask Laudate Dominum ; Oremus; Deo Gratias (Gloria Patri)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Bine Bryndorf
Unknown: Ivan Susanin
Unknown: Norman Tonbilder
Unknown: Urmas Slsask
Unknown: Laudate Dominum

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