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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Philidor Overture: Le Sorcier
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RVI88 Brahms Der bucklichte Fiedler; Das Madchen ; 0 susser Mai
(Six Songs and romances for unaccompanied chorus, Op 93a) 8.30-10.00: Sibelius Suite for violin and strings, Op 117Ravel Jeux d'Eau Verdi Oh Fede Negar Potessi; Quando le Sere al Placido (Luisa Miller )


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Das Madchen
Unknown: Sibelius Suite
Unknown: Fede Negar
Unknown: Luisa Miller

: Classical Collection

James Jolly. Massenet Overture: Le Roi de Lahore
National PO, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.09 Handel Forte e Lieto (Tamerlano)
Mark Padmore (tenor), Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Andrew Manze
10.16 Bantock Four Chinese Landscapes London Promenade Orchestra, conductor Walter Collins
10.29 Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84 Ian Brown , Sorrell Quartet
11.08 Massenet 0 Timour! Tu Me Crois Coupable (Le Roi de Lahore, Act I)
London Voices, National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge
11.17 Anon Sakura Sakura
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Lily Laskine (harp)
11.25 Rimsky-Korsakov Anter Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov


Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Conductor: Andrew Manze
Conductor: Walter Collins
Unknown: Ian Brown
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flute: Lily Laskine
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Sita: Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Scindia: Sherill Milnes (baritone)
Alim: Luis Lima (tenor)
Kaled: Huguette Tourangeau (mezzo)

: Composer of the Week: Dvorak

5/5. Farewells. Donald Macleod explores Dvorak's last months in America.
Humoresque in G flat, arr Art Tatum Art Tatum (piano)
Biblical Songs (excerpts)
Brian Rayner Cook (baritone), Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Cello Concerto in B minor Pierre Fournier ,
Berlin PO, conductor George Szell Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Brian Rayner Cook
Unknown: Pierre Fournier
Conductor: George Szell

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
4/4. Featuring performances by members of the New Generation Artists scheme. Pal PalssonSfernengesang
Danjulo Ishizaka (cello), Markus Schirmer (piano) Kenneth Hesketh Shimmer Words and Idle Songs Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Gary Matthewman (piano) Brahms Trio in A minor, Op 114
Maxim Rysanov (viola), Kristina Blaumane (cello), Katya Apekisheva (piano)
2.00 Ulster Orchestra - the Five Nations Music with an English theme. Stephen McNeff Near Avalon Conductor Rumon Gamba
Vaughan Williams , arr Jacob
English Folk Song Suite Conductor George Vass Vaughan Williams Flos Campi
With Philip Dukes (viola), conductor Rumon Gamba
Lambert Horoscope Suite Conductor David Brophy Richard Rodney Bennett Elegy for Caroline Lamb With Philip Dukes (viola), conductor Rumon Gamba Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 Conductor Rumon Gamba
Bax Evening Piece (Three Pieces for Small Orchestra) Conductor David Brophy Bliss Suite: Checkmate
Conductor Nicholas Braithwaite


Cello: Markus Schirmer
Piano: Kenneth Hesketh
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: Gary Matthewman
Piano: Brahms Trio
Viola: Maxim Rysanov
Viola: Kristina Blaumane
Piano: Katya Apekisheva
Unknown: Stephen McNeff
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: George Vass
Viola: Philip Dukes
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: David Brophy
Conductor: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Caroline Lamb
Viola: Philip Dukes
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: David Brophy
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Presented by Tom Service .
Claudia Barainsky (soprano), Claudia Mahnke (mezzo), BBCSO, conductor Kazushi Ono
Musorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain (original version)
Matthias Pintscher Pourquoi lAzur Muet Tchalkovsky Manfred Symphony, Op 58
Followed by Schumann String Quartet in F, Op 41 No 2 Zehetmair Quartet


Presented By: Tom Service
Soprano: Claudia Barainsky
Soprano: Claudia Mahnke
Conductor: Kazushi Ono
Unknown: Bare Mountain
Unknown: Matthias Pintscher

: The Verb

From Liverpool's Bluecoat Gallery in an edition of the show recorded at the Free Thinking Festival. Ian McMillan 's guests include Alexei Sayle on his new novel Mister Roberts and Free Thinking's writer-in-residence Angie Clarke. Peter Blegvad contributes a new Eartoon. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Mister Roberts
Unknown: Angie Clarke.
Unknown: Peter Blegvad
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer Of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay

New Generation Thinkers
5/5. Roberto Trotta , an astrophysicist from Imperial College, asks what dark energy is and what it might reveal about the place of mankind in the universe.


Unknown: Roberto Trotta

: World on 3

American folk duo Mike Marshall and Darol Anger performing with Swedish band Vasen, recorded at last weekend's Womex world music expo in Seville. Introduced by Mary Ann Kennedy.


Unknown: Mike Marshall
Introduced By: Mary Ann Kennedy.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Verdi Otello
NDR Chorus, Cologne Cathedral Girls' Choir. WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne, WDR SO, Cologne/Semyon Bychkov
3.20 Faure fantasy for flute and piano
3.26 Ravel Lullaby (Berceuse) on the name of Faure
3.30 Chopin Nocturne in F minor, Op 55, No 13-35 Kartowtcz Powracajace fale 4.00 Tartini Sonata No 6 (Senti lo Mare) 4.06 Skjavetic Madrigal: Fu fors'un tempo: Ma il
Temp'e e Breve 4.11 Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird 432 Juon Fairy Tale in A minor, Op 8 4.37 Bach Oooe d'Amore Concerto in A. BWV1055 4.53 Schubert DerZwerg
5.00 Dvorak Overture: Othello 5.16 Mantyjarvl Four
Shakespeare Songs for chorus 5.29 Handel Sonata in A 538 Mozart Serenade in C, K525 (One kleine Nachtmusik)
5.53 HiMegard of Bingen Instrumental piece 539 Bartok Minuetto: Air; Marcia delle Bestie: Tambourine (Nine Little Piano Pieces) 6.06 Haydn Divertimento in A for string quartet. MH299 6.22 Strauss Three Ophelia Songs,
Op 67 6.31 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Otello: Johan Botha (tenor)
Desdemona: Nuccia Focile (soprano)
lago: Carlo Guelfi (baritone)
Emilia: Tiziana Tramonti (mezzo)
Cassio Paul: Charles Clarke Clarke (tenor)
Lodovico: Alfred Walzer (bass)
Montano: Samuel Youn (bass)
Roderigo: Emanuele D'Auguanno (tenor)
A herald: Michael Vier (bass)

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