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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Komqold The Sea Hawk
Oregon Symphony, conductor James DePreist
Telemann Oboe Sonata in E minor (Essercizii Musici) Sarah Francis , London Harpsichord Ensemble Nazareth Baby lara Behs (piano)
8.30-10.00: Narvaez Tercero Tono Pablo Marquez (guitar)
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, HXV148 Andras Schiff Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner

Contributors

Musici: Sarah Francis
Piano: Narvaez Tercero Tono
Guitar: Pablo Marquez
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Fritz Reiner

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker. Rameau Overture: Platée
Les Talens Lyriques, conductor Christophe Rousset
10.05 Beethoven Twelve Contredanses, Wo014 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.19 Tippett The Heart's Assurance
Philip Langridge (tenor), John Constable (piano)
10.36 Cage Amores
Zoltan Kocsis (prepared piano), Amadinda
10.47 Shostakovich String Quartet No 9 Borodin Quartet
11.15 Szymanowski Mazurkas, Op 50 Nos 6-10 Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
11.29 Rossini/Respiqhi La Boutique Fantasque
Boston Pops Orchestra, conductor Arthur Fiedler

Contributors

Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Tenor: John Constable
Piano: Cage Amores
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

: Composer of the Week: Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

1/5. The Russia of the Tsars. Donald Macleod begins his survey by focusing on Prokofiev's childhood years spent on a vast estate in the agricultural region of Ukraine. It was through his mother, an accomplished pianist, that the composer first developed an interest in music.
Prokofiev Departure (Suite: Winter Bonfire)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jose Serebrier Vivo Frederic Chiu (piano) Piano Concerto No 1
Evgeny Kissin , Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado The Ugly Duckling, Op 18
Carole Farley (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano) The Alien God and the Dance of the Evil Spirits (Scythian Suite) CBSO conductor Simon Rattle
Symphony No 1 (Classical) Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
RT DIRECT: Prokofiev: The Complete Symphonies and Concertos (9 CDs) is available for E29.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque. payable to Selections, to: [address removed] or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Jose Serebrier
Piano: Vivo Frederic Chiu
Unknown: Evgeny Kissin
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soprano: Carole Farley
Soprano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Alien God
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Fiona Talkington. Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
BBC Proms Chamber Music
Presented live from London's Cadogan Hall by Christopher Cook. A welcome return to Proms
Chamber Music for Alice Coote , who revisits the song cycle composed for her by Judith Weir , along with music by earlier generations of English song composers. Alice Coote (mezzo) Graham Johnson (piano) Judith Weir The Voice of Desire
Britten A Charm of Lullabies
Plus songs by Quilter, Vaughan Williams , Gurney and Stanford.
2.00 BBC Proms 2007
First Night of the Proms
Another chance to hear Friday's opening concert of the Proms series. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Paul Watkins (cello), Maria Haan (soprano), Patricia Bardon (mezzo), Paul Groves (tenor), Rene Pape
(bass), Philharmonia Chorus, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohavek Walton Overture: Portsmouth Point
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) Repeated from Friday
4.00 From Wlgmore Hall, London
Miah Persson (soprano), Mattias Bohm (piano).
Schumann Widmung 1; Der Himmel hat eine Trane geweint; Volksliedchen; Schneeglockchen
Clara Schumann Erist gekommen; Liebst du um Schonheit; Warum willst du andre fragen; Lorelei
Sibelius Den forsfa kyssen; Vardet en drom?; Varen flyktar hastigt; Sav, savsusa Flickan kom ifan sin alsklings mote Strauss Standchen ; Ich schwebe; Schlagende Herzen ; Morgen; Zueignung

Contributors

Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Alice Coote
Unknown: Judith Weir
Unknown: Alice Coote
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: Judith Weir
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Cello: Paul Watkins
Cello: Maria Haan
Soprano: Patricia Bardon
Tenor: Paul Groves
Tenor: Rene Pape
Conductor: Jiri Belohavek
Soprano: Mattias Bohm
Unknown: Strauss Standchen
Unknown: Schlagende Herzen

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

Contributors

Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2007

Introduced live from the Royal Albert Hall by Penny Gore. Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House, brings his other musical directorship to the Proms. The Santa Cecilia Foundation is one of the oldest musical institutions in the world. Until his death in 2003 Luciano Berio was the foundation's chairman so it's appropriate that the Santa Cecilia forces are bringing his Sinfonia back to the Proms, where it received its first performance in 1969 - with the Swingle Singers repeating the role that was created for them. And after the interval, Rossini's large-scale operatic setting of the Stabat Mater. Emma Bell (soprano), Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Lawrence Brownlee (tenor), lldar Abdrazakov (bass), Swingle Singers, Chorus and Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, conductor Antonio Pappano Berio Sinfonia
8.05 Twenty Minutes
Tom Service talks to Antonio Pappano about his role at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia.
8.25 Rossini Stabat Mater
Repeated on Thursday at 2pm
This concert is also broadcast live on BBC4

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Penny Gore.
Unknown: Antonio Pappano
Unknown: Luciano Berio
Unknown: Stabat Mater.
Soprano: Emma Bell
Soprano: Joyce Didonato
Tenor: Lawrence Brownlee
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Berio Sinfonia
Unknown: Antonio Pappano

: The Lebrecht Interview

Kurt Masur
1/8. Norman Lebrecht launches a new series of interviews by talking to conductor Kurt Masur who celebrates his 80th birthday this Wednesday. Masur talks about his 26 years as director of the Leipzig
Gewandhaus Orchestra in the former East Germany, his 11 stormy years at the New York Philharmonic and his current role in Paris as conductor of the French National Orchestra. Producer Jessica Isaacs

Contributors

Unknown: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Norman Lebrecht
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Proms Artist Focus

A sequence of music with a featured Proms performer leading the way. Tonight Antonio Pappano conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in Siegfried's Funeral March by Wagner. Presented by Ian Skelly.

Contributors

Unknown: Antonio Pappano
Presented By: Ian Skelly.

: The Essay

Life, but Not as We Know It
1/3. Biologist Jack Cohen discusses why he thinks the discovery of aliens would radically alter conventional views of biology, evolution and organised religion.

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Cohen

: Andy Kershaw

Highlights from a concert given by Congolese band
Kekele at this year's London African Music Festival.

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain. Dvorak Piano Trios: No 1 in B flat, Op 21; No 4, Op 90 (Dumky); Humoresque in G flat, Op 101 No 7 Guarneri Trio 2.03 Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E 3.12 Handel Ode for St Cecilia's Day 4.04 Moniuszko Overture: Paria 4.14 Tailleferre Harp Sonata 4.24 Massenet Voila Done la Terrible Cite (Thais) 4.28 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 4.38 Schoenberq Friede auf Erden, Op 13 4.48 CPE Bach Sinfonia No 2 in B flat 5.00 Wolf Italian Serenade 5.08 Moniuszko Four Choral Songs
5.16 Jommelli Sonata in D 5.26 Glinka Symphony on two Russian Themes 5.40 Schumann Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck 5.48 Auric Suite: The Wield Thunderbolt
5.53 Poulenc Suite: Les Biches 6.14 Copland Danzon Cubano 6.20 Haydn Cello Concerto in C, H Vllb 1
6.47 Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K166

Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Schoenberq Friede
Songs: Jommelli Sonata
Unknown: Clara Wieck








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