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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Music includes:
7.00-8:00: Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugene Onegin ) Bach Flute Sonata in E flat, BWV1031
8.00-9.00: Walton The First Shoot Handel To Tender Love and Pleasure
9.00-10.00: Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia Mozart Piano Concerto No 11 in F, K413


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Polonaise
Unknown: Eugene Onegin

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Komgold Marchenbilder , Op 3
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
10.20 Henze Drei Marchenbilder (Pollicino) Jürgen Ruck and Elena Casoli (guitars)
10.27 Massenet Cendrillon (excerpt)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Julius Rudel
10.49 Mondonville Sonata in A, Op 3 No 6
Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
11.04 Tchaikovsky Suite: The Nutcracker
Martha Argerich and Nicolas Economou (pianos)
11.26 Mozart 0 Zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn (Die Zauberflote) Lucia Popp (soprano: Queen of the Night) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer
11.32 Nielsen Suite: Aladdin
Odense Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tamas Veto


Unknown: James Jolly.
Unknown: Komgold Marchenbilder
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Henze Drei Marchenbilder
Guitars: Elena Casoli
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Pianos: Nicolas Economou
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Conductor: Tamas Veto
Cinderella: Frederica von Stade (soprano)
Naomi: Teresa Cahill (soprano)
Dorothy: Elizabeth Bainbridge (mezzo)
Prince Charming: Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
Pandolfe: Jules Bastin (tenor)

: Composer of the Week: Cavalli

3/5. An International Composer. With Donald Macleod. MuzbScevola (Act 1, excerpt) Glenda Simpson (mezzo), London Early Music Group, director James Tyler GliAmori d'Apollo e di Dafne (Act 2, excerpt) Assumpta Mateu , Fabiola Masino (sopranos), Luisa Maesso (mezzo), Mario Zeffiri (tenor), Orquesta Joven de la Sinfonica de Galicia, director Alberto Zedda
La Didone (Act 1, excerpt) Yvonne Kenny
(soprano), Hilary Summers (mezzo), Balthasar-
Neumann-Ensemble, director Thomas Hengelbrock Egisto (Act 2, excerpt) Glenda Simpson (mezzo), London Early Music Group, director James Tyler L'Ormindo (Act I, excerpt) Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Glyndebourne Festival Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra, director Raymond Leppard
Giasone (Act 1, excerpt) Gloria Banditelli (mezzo), Michael Schopper (bass), Chorus and Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs
La Calisto (Act 1, excerpt) Dominique Visse
(countertenor), Gilles Ragon (tenor), Barry Banks (tenor), David Pittsinger (bass), Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Glenda Simpson
Director: James Tyler
Unknown: Assumpta Mateu
Sopranos: Fabiola Masino
Sopranos: Luisa Maesso
Tenor: Mario Zeffiri
Director: Alberto Zedda
Soprano: Yvonne Kenny
Soprano: Hilary Summers
Director: Thomas Hengelbrock
Unknown: Glenda Simpson
Director: James Tyler
Director: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: Gloria Banditelli
Bass: Michael Schopper
Director: Rene Jacobs
Unknown: Dominique Visse
Tenor: Gilles Ragon
Tenor: Barry Banks
Tenor: David Pittsinger
Director: Rene Jacobs

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
2/4. From the East Neuk festival near Fife. Skampa Quartet
Suk Meditation on the Old Bohemian Choral St Wenceslas
Janacek String Quartets: No 1 (Kreutzer); No 2 (Intimate Letters)
2.00 David Oistrakh
Eugene Ysaye Poeme No 6, Op 26, for two violins and orchestra (Amitie) David Oistrakh and Igor Oistrakh , Warsaw PO, conductor Karol Stryja Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
Moscow Philharmonic SO, conductor David Oistrakh
2.35 Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
David Oistrakh , Moscow PO, conductor Kirill Kondrashin
3.15 Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op 33 Natalia Gutman (cello), Moscow
Philharmonic SO, conductor David Oistrakh Tartini Violin Sonata No 10 in G minor. Op 1 (DidoneAbbandonata)
David Oistrakh , Vladimir Yampolski (piano)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Unknown: Eugene Ysaye Poeme
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Unknown: Igor Oistrakh
Conductor: Karol Stryja
Conductor: Prokofiev Romeo
Conductor: David Oistrakh
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Cello: Natalia Gutman
Conductor: David Oistrakh
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Piano: Vladimir Yampolski

: Choral Evensong

From Hereford Cathedral. Introit View Me
Lord (Richard Lloyd ). Responses:
Bernard Rose. Psalms: 65, 66, 67 (Turle, Crotch, Kelway).
First Lesson: Isaiah 6. Canticles: Hereford Service
(Howells). Second Lesson: Matthew 5, W21-37.
Anthem: Blessed City, Heavenly Salem (Bairstow). Organ Voluntary: Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537 (Bach). Organist and director of music Geraint Bowen. Assistant organist Peter Dyke.


Unknown: Richard Lloyd
Unknown: Bernard Rose.
Music: Geraint Bowen.
Organist: Peter Dyke.

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A concert performance of Adriana Mater , the second opera by Kaija Saariaho. Adriana is raped by a soldier, and gives birth to a son, Yonas. She keeps the facts of his origins hidden, but when he finds out the truth, he vows to kill his father. With Petroc Trelawny. Saariaho Adriana Mater (complete opera)
BBC Singers, BBC SO, conductor Edward Gardner


Unknown: Adriana Mater
Unknown: Kaija Saariaho.
Unknown: Saariaho Adriana Mater
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Adriana: Monica Groop (mezzo)
Refka: Solveig Kringelborn (soprano)
Tsargo: Yyrki Korhonen (baritone)
Yonas: Gordon Gietz (tenor)

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet talks to David Hare about his new play, Gethsemane. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: David Hare
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay

Emotional Landscapes
3/5. Playwright John Godber talks about what courage means for him and his family.


Talks: John Godber

: Late Junction

Music from Italian jazz saxophonist, clarinettist and composer Gianluigi Trovesi , plus tracks from Philip Clemo and Bugge Wesseltof. With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Gianluigi Trovesi
Unknown: Philip Clemo
Unknown: Bugge Wesseltof.
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Grieq Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 71.21 Bonis Scenes de la Foret, Op 1231.35 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer) 2.10 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor
2.59 Lhotka String Quartet in G minor 335 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor 3.59 Ibert Trois Pièces Breves
4.07 Griffes Three Tone Pictures 4.16 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) 4.27 Gesualdo
Miserere 438 Debussy Violin Sonata 449 Grieq Triumphal March (Sigurd Jorsalfar) 5.00 Handel Water Music Suite in G, HWV350 5.10 Lassus Pelli Meae Consumptis Carnibus
5.19 Mozart Symphony No 22 in E flat, KI84/166a 5.28 Hummel Rondo in B minor, Op 109 537 Boqaert
Sonatinelibrepourorgue 5.46 Telemann Trio No 7 (Essercizii Musici) 5.53 Schiitz 0 Primavera, Gioventu de I'Anno
5.59 Madetoja Elegia (Symphonic Suite, Op 4) 6.06 Haydn


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Hummel Rondo
Unknown: Madetoja Elegia

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