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: Rob Cowan

Presented by Rob Cowan.
7.00-8.30: Mozart Masonic Funeral Music, K477 Vienna PO, conductor Karl Bohm
Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in D minor, RV481 Klaus Thunemann , I Musici
The 48 at 8: Bach Prelude and Fugue in D,
BWV850 (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)
8.30-10.00: Beethoven Rondo in B flat, WoO 6 Julius Katchen (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Piero Gamba
Schumann Mondnacht (Liederkreis, Op 39)
Ian Partridge (tenor), Jennifer Partridge (piano) Handel Keyboard Suite in G minor, HWV432 Fou Ts'ong (piano)


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Unknown: Klaus Thunemann
Piano: Tatiana Nikolaeva
Piano: Beethoven Rondo
Piano: Julius Katchen
Conductor: Piero Gamba
Conductor: Schumann Mondnacht
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Tenor: Jennifer Partridge

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
10.17 Mozart Violin Sonata in E flat, K481
Rachel Podger (violin), Gary Cooper (fortepiano)
10.42 Haydn Symphony No 86 in D Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
11.11 Weill Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (excerpt) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
11.29 John Kander Two Ladies (Cabaret)
Alan Cumming , Erin Hill and Michael O'Donnell , Band of New Broadway Cast Recording, musical director Patrick Vaccariello
11.33 Aaron Copland Music fora Great City LSO, conducted by the composer


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Violin: Rachel Podger
Violin: Gary Cooper
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Weill Aufstieg
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: John Kander
Unknown: Alan Cumming
Unknown: Erin Hill
Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Director: Patrick Vaccariello
Director: Aaron Copland Music

: Composer of the Week: Mozart

3/5. Donald Macleod explores Mozart's relationship with Antonio Salieri with a complete performance of the opera Der Schauspieldirektor, commissioned by Emperor Joseph II for a battle of the Italian and German opera companies in Vienna. It was, however, the composer's relationship with the operatic genius Lorenzo da Ponte that proved more fruitful. Der Schauspieldirektor
Magda Nador and Krisztina Laki (sopranos),
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Harry van der Kamp (bass), Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Marriage of Figaro (finale)
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Ch'io Mi Scordi di Te, K505
Christine Schafer (soprano), Maria Joao Pires (piano), Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Antonio Salieri
Unknown: Magda Nador
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Baritone: Harry van Der Kamp
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Soprano: Christine Schafer
Soprano: Maria Joao Pires
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Figaro: Bryn Terfel (bass-Baritone)
Susanna: Alison Hagley (soprano)
Count Almaviva: Rodney Gilfry (bass-Baritone)
Countess Almaviva: Hillevi Martinpelto (soprano)
Cherubino Pamela: Helen Stephen (mezzo)
Marcellina: Susan McCulloch (soprano)
Bartolo: Carlos Feller (bass)
Basilio: Francis Egerton ( Tenor)
Antonio: Julian Clarkson (baritone)
Barbarina: Lucinda Houghton (soprano)

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Belcea Quartet and Friends
Louise Fryer presents a concert of Franz Schubert 's chamber music performed by the Belcea Quartet at the Perth Concert Hall. Belcea Quartet
Schubert String Trio in B flat, D581
Laura Samuel (violin), Krzysztof Chorzelski (viola), Antoine Lederlin (cello)
String Quartet in G, D887
2.00 The Ancients
Including a complete performance of Bruch's biblical oratorio Moses.
Bruch Moses
Netherlands Radio Chorus, Netherlands Radio
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claus Peter Flor Bartok Suite: The Wooden Prince Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste


Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Franz Schubert
Violin: Laura Samuel
Violin: Krzysztof Chorzelski
Cello: Antoine Lederlin
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Engel des Herren: Claudia Barainsky (soprano)
Aaron: Thomas Studebaker (tenor)
Moses: Eric Owens (bass)

: In Tune

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

: Performance on 3

A performance by the Zehetmair Quartet, founded by violinist and conductor Thomas Zehetmair , recorded in October at London's Wigmore Hall. Zehetmair Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in G, K/56
Hindemith String Quartet No 4, Op 22
Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op 41 No 1


Conductor: Thomas Zehetmair

: Composer

of the Week: Mozart Rptd from 12 noon


Unknown: Mozart Rptd

: Free Thinking

Matthew Sweet presents a special edition of Night Waves' Landmarks, recorded in front of an audience as part of Radio 3's Free Thinking festival of ideas in Liverpool. Aldous Huxley's 1930s novel Brave New World foresaw a disturbing future society in which unhappiness has been eliminated by technology. Sweet discusses the book's continuing relevance with his guests: leading science thinker and professor of genetics Steve Jones ; Liverpool screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce ; novelist Sarah Hall ; and poet Paul Farley. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Steve Jones
Unknown: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Unknown: Sarah Hall
Unknown: Paul Farley.
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Artist Focus

Violinist Rachel Podger performs Bach's Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV1003, for solo violin.


Violinist: Rachel Podger

: The Essay

No Particular Place to Go
3/4. Colin Thubron celebrates Robert Byron 's 1937 travelogue The Road to Oxiana.


Unknown: Colin Thubron
Unknown: Robert Byron

: Late Junction

Another chance to hear Hugh Lupton and Chris Wood 's montage of speech, music and song meditating on the cyclical nature of time,
Christmas Champions. Producer Felix Carey


Unknown: Hugh Lupton
Unknown: Chris Wood
Producer: Felix Carey

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Kuula Festive March, Op 13 Finnish Radio SO, conductor George de Godzinsky 1.10 Sibelius The Oceanides, Op 73 Finnish Radio SO, conductor Sakari Oramo 1.20 Einojuhani Rautavaara Cello Concerto, Op 41 Raimo Sariola, Finnish Radio SO, conductor Pertti Pekkanen 135 Klami Kalevala Suite, Op 23 Finnish Radio SO, conductor Mikko Franck 2.14 Bach Harpsichord Concerto No 1 in D minor, BWV1052 2.36 Glinka Nocturno 2.42 Busoni Finnlandische Volksweisen, Op 27 2.53 Beethoven
Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) 4.00 Schubert 12 Ecossaises, D299 4.05 Brahms Abendstandchen (Drei Gesange, Op 42 No 1) 4.08 Spadi Anchor Che colpartire, Diminution des Madrigals von Cipriano de Rore 4.13 Waissel Three Polish Dances for lute 4.16 Castro Je Suis Tenement Langoureus (Chansons, Odes et Sonnets) 4.23 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, RV577 (Per lorchestra di Dresda)
4.32 Rheinberger Organ Sonata No 4 in A minor, Op 98 (Tonus Peregrinus) 451 Pylkkanen Suite for oboeandstrings. Op 32 5.00 Goldmark Overture: fin Wintermarchen
(Winter's Tale) 5.09 Einojuhani Rautavaara Morsian for choir (The Bride); Och gladjen den dansar 5.16 Mozart Andante in C for flute and orchestra, K315 5.22 Hannikainen Pre/ude in F 5.24 Linnala Valsette, Op 6 No/5.27 Wieniawski Polonaise No I in D, Op 4 5.33 Rosenmuller Beatus Vir Out Timet Dominum 5.46 Torelli Concerto a quattro in forma Pastorale per il Santo Natale, Op 8 No 6 (Christmas Concerto)
5.53 Dowland Lamentatio Henrici Noel 5.57 Jenkins Galliard 6.01 Chausson Concerto in D for violin, piano and string quartet, Op 216.43 Jarnefelt Kanteletar; Berceuse 6.53 Sibelius Lemminkainen's Return


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Mikko Franck

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