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: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Samuel Feinberg (piano) Massenet Suite No 4 (Scenes Pittoresques)
National Orchestra of the Monte Carlo Opera, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Pandolf Violin Sonata, Op 3 No 6 (La Sabbatina) Andrew Manze , Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
8.30-10.00: Mozart Mia Speranza Adorata -Ah Non Sai Qual Pena , K416
Edita Gruberova (soprano),
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Britten Three Divertimenti
Belcea Quartet
JC Bach Lament: Oh Had / But Water Enough Andreas Scholl (countertenor),
Concerto de Viole and Basel Consort


Piano: Samuel Feinberg
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Unknown: Sai Qual Pena
Soprano: Edita Gruberova
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Andreas Scholl

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker. lbert Flute Concerto
Emmanuel Pahud , Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
10.21 Bortniansky Sacred Concerto No 15 Russian State Symphonic Cappella, conductor Valery Polyansky
10.30 Cardew Croppy Boy ; Father Murphy Cornelius Cardew (piano)
10.37 Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905) LSO, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich
11.51 Couperin La Carillon de Cithere
(Troisieme Pièces de Clavecin, Ordre 14) Wilhelm Kempff (piano)


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Emmanuel Pahud
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Valery Polyansky
Conductor: Cardew Croppy Boy
Piano: Father Murphy Cornelius Cardew
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff

: Composer of the Week: Rossini

5/5. Although Rossini is said to have completed The Barber of Seville in a fortnight, even he couldn't compose three operas at once, although that's exactly what he tried to do in 1821. Donald Macleod explores this year in the composer's life and the tragi-comedy Matilde di Shabran.
Rossini Matilde di Shabran (excerpts)
Galicia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Frizza Repeated at 8.45pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Matilde Di Shabran.
Unknown: Matilde Di Shabran
Conductor: Riccardo Frizza
Isidoro: Bruno de Simone (baritone)
Contessa d'Arco: Chiara Chialli (mezzo)
Matilde di Shabran: Annick Massis (soprano)
Aliprando: Marco Vinco (bass)
Ginardo: Juan Diego Florez (tenor)
Raimondo Lopez: Bruno Taddia (baritone)
Edoardo: Hadar Haléevy (mezzo)

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The Bath Festival's artistic director plays the second instalment of Messiaen's epic piano cycle. Joanna MacGregor (piano)
Messiaen Vingt Regards surL'Enfant Jesus, 11-20
2.30 British Symphony Series
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor) Barry Douglas , BBC National Orchestra Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Morris Seventeen Come Sunday; Brisk Young Sailor; The Lawyer (Six English Folk Song Arrangements) BBC Singers, conductor Bob Chilcott Walton Cello Concerto
Guy Johnston , BBC Philharmonic, conductor Robin Ticciati
Michael Tippett Symphony No4
BBCSO conducted by the composer
4.00 The Making of Music
20/30. Haydn and the Esterhazys. Performances of the music James Naughtie mentions in his Radio 4 series. Employed by the hugely wealthy Esterhazy family, Joseph Haydn lived mainly in their isolated palace and produced music on demand. Of his prolific output, Haydn himself said: "I was cut off from the world and forced to become original."


Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: Barry Douglas
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Bob Chilcott
Unknown: Guy Johnston
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Conductor: Michael Tippett
Music: James Naughtie
Unknown: Joseph Haydn

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with studio guests and a round-up of news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded earlier this week at Kirkwall's Pickaquoy Centre as part of Orkney's St Magnus
Festival. The orchestra's associate guest conductor Stefan Solyom conducts a programme that opens with a recent work by Korean composer Si-Hyun Yi and ends with Sibelius's First Symphony. Alban Gerhardt is the soloist in a performance of Shostakovich's Cello Concerto.
Alban Gerhardt (cello), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stefan Solyom. Sl-Hyun Yi Invisible Dance
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Sibelius Symphony No 1


Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Unknown: Si-Hyun Yi
Unknown: Alban Gerhardt
Cello: Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Stefan Solyom.

: Composer of the Week: Rossini

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Verb

Ian McMillan presents a live edition from the newly refurbished Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House in London. Guests include Irish playwright Colin Teevan with a new dramatic take on A Midsummer Night's Dream, Mancunian songster Liam Frost 's new commission, Malawian poet Jack Mapanje , and audio cartoonist Peter Blegvad. Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Colin Teevan
Songster: Liam Frost
Unknown: Jack Mapanje
Unknown: Peter Blegvad.
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Jazz Library

Guitarist Pat Metheny came to fame the hard way, playing upwards of 300 gigs a year from the 1970s to the 1990s all over the United States with his own band. This week he joins Alyn Shipton to discuss his recordings and select some of the highlights, including not only his own groups, but also his work with Ornette Coleman , Charlie Haden , Jim Hall and many of the genre's other great names.
Producer Alyn Shipton EMAIL: jazzlibrary@bbc.co.uk


Guitarist: Pat Metheny
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Ornette Coleman
Unknown: Charlie Haden
Unknown: Jim Hall
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz on 3

Freedom of the City Festival
Jez Nelson presents a selection from sets recorded in May at the Freedom of the City free improvisation festival in London. The event celebrates London's status as one of the leading centres of free improvisation worldwide, and boasts Evan Parker ,
Eddie Prevost and Martin Davidson as curators. The eclectic weekend featured performances from such established names as Paul Rutherford and Evan Parker , as well as lesser-known groups like Unit, whose approach blends traditional acoustic instruments with electronic processing, and the 14-piece outfit 9!, featuring the drumming of Eddie Prevost. Producer Robert Abel


Unknown: Evan Parker
Unknown: Eddie Prevost
Unknown: Martin Davidson
Unknown: Paul Rutherford
Unknown: Evan Parker
Unknown: Eddie Prevost.
Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea. Sibelius The Oceanides Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
1.52 Tchaikovsky The Seasons, Op 37b 2.34 Schubert String Quintet in C, D596 3.25 Poulenc Concerto for organ, strings and timpani 3.47 Mozart Flute Quartet in D, K285 4.02 Barber Agnus Dei 4.10 Geminiani Concerto No 1 in D, Op 7 No 14.19 Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056 4.30 Marais Les Folies d'Espagne
4.40 Schubert The Shepherd on the Rock, D965
4.52 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia
5.00 Telemann Overture: Tafelmusik 5.07 Palestrina
Magnificat Primi Toni 5.15 Verhulst Overture in C minor: Gijsbrecht van Aemstel, Op 3 5.25 Ravel Tzigane
5.34 Chopin Rondo in E flat, Op 16 5.44 Grieq Two Elegiac Melodies, Op 34 5.53 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark) 6.11 Vauqhan Williams Serenade to Music
6.25 Bizet L'Ar/ésienne: Suites Nos 1 and2 (excerpts)
6.47 JCF Bach Trio in C for flute, violin and continuo


Presented By: John Shea.
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Sakari Oramo

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