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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Verdi Soldiers' Chorus (II Trovatore) Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor
Colin Davis Telemann Concerto in A minor for two recorders and strings
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet, Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood Chopin Polonaise in A, Op 40 No I Emil Gilels (piano)
8.30-10.00: Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast) Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
Mozart Symphony No 23 in D, K181 Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Philip Glass Knee Play 3 (Einstein on the Beach) Philip Glass Ensemble


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Colin Davis
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Chopin Polonaise
Piano: Emil Gilels
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: James Levine

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan.
Liszt Hungarian Fantasy Cyprien Katsaris (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Omandy
10.18 Musorqsky Song of the Flea
Alexander Kipnis (bass), Victor Orchestra , conductor Nicolai Berezowsky
Gretchaninov The Captive, Op 20 No 4 Stravinsky Tilim-Bom
Alexander Kipnis (bass), Celius Dougherty (piano)
10.27 Coates Suite: The Three Men
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Wilson
10.43 Faure Violin Sonata No I in A, Op 13 Lola Bobesco , Jacques Genty (piano)
11.08 Wolf Michelangelo Lieder
Alexander Kipnis (bass), Coenradd Bos (piano)
11.21 Bernard Herrmann Symphony National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Cyprien Katsaris
Conductor: Eugene Omandy
Conductor: Musorqsky Song
Bass: Alexander Kipnis
Bass: Victor Orchestra
Conductor: Nicolai Berezowsky
Unknown: Stravinsky Tilim-Bom
Bass: Alexander Kipnis
Bass: Celius Dougherty
Conductor: John Wilson
Unknown: Lola Bobesco
Piano: Jacques Genty
Bass: Alexander Kipnis
Bass: Coenradd Bos
Piano: Bernard Herrmann

: Composer of the Week: Berg

Sound Secrets: A Watchful Eye
2/5. Donald Macleod investigates Berg's often difficult relationship with Arnold Schoenberg. Sahst du nach dem Gewitterregen den Wald (Altenberg Lieder)
Jessye Norman (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez Piano Sonata, Op I Peter Hill
String Quartet, Op 3 Schoenberg Quartet Schliesse mir die Augen beide (1907)
Jessye Norman (soprano), Ann Schien (piano) Adagio (Chamber Concerto 2nd mvt) Janneke van der Meer (violin),
Pierre Woudenberg (clarinet), Sepp Grotenhuis (piano) Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Arnold Schoenberg.
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Peter Hill
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Soprano: Ann Schien
Violin: Janneke van Der Meer
Violin: Pierre Woudenberg
Clarinet: Sepp Grotenhuis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Schubert Swansonqs
1/4. The first of four concerts of piano music dating from the last years of Schubert's life, alongside songs to texts by Ludwig Rellstab from the collection published after his death as Schwanengesang. Introduced from LSO St Luke's London by Fiona Talkington.
Steven Osborne (piano), Mark Padmore (tenor) Impromptu in G flat, D899 No 3
Liebesbotschaft; Kriegers Ahnung;
Fruhlingssehnsucht; Standchen (Leise flehen meine Lieder (Schwanengesang, D957) Sonata in C minor, D958


Unknown: Schubert Swansonqs
Unknown: Ludwig Rellstab
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Steven Osborne
Piano: Mark Padmore

: Afternoon Performance

British Symphony Series: Robert Simpson Presented by John Shea. Nielsen Symphony No 5
BBC Philharmonic, conductor George Pehlivanian Pan and Syrinx
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Dausgaard Simpson Symphony No 3
RPO, conductor Vernon Handley


Unknown: Robert Simpson
Presented By: John Shea.
Conductor: George Pehlivanian
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Voices

lain Burnside talks to Nathalie Dessay about the art of the coloratura soprano. Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Nathalie Dessay
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

John Ogdon 70th Anniversary The second of three programmes dedicated to the memory of pianist
John Ogdon , presented by Sarah Walker. Propelled to international fame when he won the Tchaikovsky competition in 1962, Ogdon's performances became the stuff of legend. With contributions and memories from his friends and colleagues.
John Ogdon (piano)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jascha Horenstein Goehr Three Pieces, Op 18
Peter Maxwell Davies Five Pieces, Op 2
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor Philharmonia, conductor John Barbirolli


Unknown: John Ogdon
Pianist: John Ogdon
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: John Ogdon
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Night Waves

Notes on a Scandal, Zoe Heller 's novel about a school teacher who becomes involved with one of her pupils, was a controversial success when it was published. Now it has been turned into a film with a screenplay by Patrick Marber and directed by Richard Eyre. Isabel Hilton assesses the results. Producer Josh de la Mare


Unknown: Zoe Heller
Unknown: Patrick Marber
Directed By: Richard Eyre.
Directed By: Isabel Hilton

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall introduces music by Monolake's Robert Henke and Tom Waits , plus Handel performed by Keith Jarrett. and songs from the films of Martin Scorsese.


Introduces: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Robert Henke
Unknown: Tom Waits
Unknown: Keith Jarrett.
Unknown: Martin Scorsese.

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

3/5. With Donald Macleod.
Beethoven Horn Sonata in F, Op 17
Andrew Clark , Geoffrey Govier (piano) Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Robert Levin , Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantigue, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Andrew Clark
Piano: Geoffrey Govier
Unknown: Robert Levin
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049
Mozart Divertimento in D, K136; Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050 Rachel Brown (flute), Rachel Beckett (recorder),
Pavlo Beznosiuk (violin), Academy of Ancient Music, director Richard Egarr
1.57 Mendelssohn String Octet in E flat. Op 20
2.25 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat
2.40 Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie
3.30 Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15
3.51 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D, Op 47
3.59 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in G minor, RV107
4.09 Brahms Academic Festival Overture
4.20 Rossini Wind Quartet No 6 in F
4.31 H Bach Ich Danke dir, Gott
4.37 Moniuszko String Quartet No 1 in D minor
4.53 Saint-Sains Saltarelle , Op 74
5.00 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225
5.13 Mozart Rondo in D, K Anh 184
5.19 Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, op28
5.29 Dohnanyi Symphonic Minutes
5.46 Faure Nocturne No 4 in E flat, Op 36
5.53 Eller Three Pieces
6.06 Spisak Allegro de Voiron
6.14 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A
6.34 Trad Romania 6.41 Grainger The Warriors


Presented By: John Shea.
Presented By: Bach Brandenburg
Flute: Rachel Brown
Flute: Rachel Beckett
Violin: Pavlo Beznosiuk
Director: Richard Egarr
Unknown: Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Saint-Sains Saltarelle
Unknown: Mozart Rondo

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