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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Kornqold Military March
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
Vivaldi Orpiu tremarnon voglio (L'Olimpiade, RV725) Lorenzo Regazzo (bass), Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini
Debussy, orch Ravel Sarabande; Danse Quebec Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yoav Talmi
8.30-10.00: Mozart Overture: Die Zauberflote Halle , conductor John Barbirolli Schubert Rondo in A, D438
Baiba Skride (violin), CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hartmut Haenchen Tosti Tormento !
Carlo Bergonzi (tenor), John Wustman (piano)


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Vivaldi Orpiu
Bass: Lorenzo Regazzo
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Conductor: Yoav Talmi
Conductor: Zauberflote Halle
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Schubert Rondo
Violin: Baiba Skride
Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen
Conductor: Tosti Tormento
Tenor: Carlo Bergonzi
Tenor: John Wustman

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Healey Willan Tenebrae of Good Friday
Choirs of the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Toronto, conductor Robert Hunter Bell
10.08 Haydn Seven Last Words: Sonata I (Pater, dimitte illis) Fitzwilliam Quartet
Sonata V(Sitio) Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano) Sonata VII (In manus tuas, Domine); II Terremoto Berlin PO, conductor Riccardo Muti
10.32 Mendelssohn String Quartet No 1 in E flat, Op 12 Cherubini Quartet
10.56 Rossi Oratorio per la Settimana Santa (Part 2, excerpt)
Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
11.05 Foerster Symphony No 4 in C minor (Easter Eve) Prague SO, conductor Vaclav Smetacek
11.48 Lassus Lesson No 3 for Maundy Thursday Chapelle Royale European Ensemble, conductor Philippe Herreweghe


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Healey Willan Tenebrae
Conductor: Robert Hunter Bell
Unknown: Ronald Brautigam
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Director: William Christie
Conductor: Vaclav Smetacek
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe

: Composer of the Week: Piazzolla

4/5. In the 1970s Piazzolla formed several new ensembles, began working with electronic instruments and entered the world of jazz via a collaboration with saxophonist Gerry Mulligan. Narrated by Donald Macleod.
Astor Piazzolla Libertango Performed by the composer (bandoneon) with Fernando Suarez Paz (violin), Pablo Ziegler (piano), Oscar Lopez Ruiz (guitar), Hector Console (bass)
Milonga del Angel Gary Burton (vibraphone),
Fernando Suarez-Paz (violin), Marcelo Nisinman (bandoneon), Pablo Ziegler (piano),
Horacio Malvicino (guitar), Hector Console (bass) Tres piezas
Vadim Sakharov (piano), Kremerata Baltica Twenty Years Ago
Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) with the composer (bandoneon) and ensemble
Bandoneon Concerto (1st mvt) Juan Jose Mosalini, WCirttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, conductor Gabriel Castagna Mumuki Performed by the composer
(bandoneon) with Fernando Suarez Paz (violin), Pablo Ziegler (piano), Oscar Lopez-Ruiz (guitar), Hector Console (bass) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Gerry Mulligan.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Violin: Fernando Suarez Paz
Violin: Pablo Ziegler
Piano: Oscar Lopez Ruiz
Violin: Fernando Suarez-Paz
Violin: Marcelo Nisinman
Piano: Pablo Ziegler
Guitar: Horacio Malvicino
Piano: Vadim Sakharov
Baritone: Gerry Mulligan
Unknown: Juan Jose
Conductor: Gabriel Castagna
Violin: Fernando Suarez Paz
Piano: Pablo Ziegler
Piano: Oscar Lopez-Ruiz

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert Britten Sinfonia
Debussy Cello Sonata Richard Harrold/nk
Thomas Ades Court Studies (The Tempest) Faure Piano Trio in D minor
2.00 Handel Opera Cycle
Louise Fryer presents Handel's tragi-comic opera about the politics and love triangles complicating life for two families at the royal court of Lombardi. Handel Flavio, re di Longobardi
Ensemble 415, director René Jacobs


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Louise Fryer
Director: René Jacobs
Flavio: Jeffrey Gall (countertenor)
Guido: Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor)
Emilia: Lena Lootens (soprano)
Teodata: Bernarda Fink (mezzo)
Vitige: Christina Hogman (soprano)
Uqone: Gianpaolo Fagotto (tenor)
Lotario: Ulrich Messthaler (bass)

: In Tune

Music and arts news, presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Presented by Petroc Trelawny , live from
London's Royal Festival Hall, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Mark Padmore collaborate in one of Bach's great works.
Amy Freston and Laura Mitchell (sopranos), Christianne Stotijin and Iris Julien (mezzos), Robert Murray (tenor), Charles Gibbs (bass), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV244 Including at 8.10 Twenty Minutes
Dr Rowan Williams joins Susan Hitch to consider faith, suffering and nihilism in the works of Russian novelist Fydor Dostoevsky.


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Presented By: Mark Padmore
Unknown: Amy Freston
Sopranos: Laura Mitchell
Sopranos: Christianne Stotijin
Sopranos: Iris Julien
Tenor: Robert Murray
Tenor: Charles Gibbs
Unknown: Dr Rowan Williams
Unknown: Susan Hitch
Unknown: Fydor Dostoevsky.
Evangelist: Mark Padmore (tenor)
Christus: Roderick Williams (baritone)

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: Belief

4/5. Joan Bakewell discusses belief with author Mark Haddon , who describes himself as "an atheist in a very religious mould".


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Mark Haddon

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington features two figures from the world of British folktronica, Sweet Billy Pilgrim and Adem, who've created a 15-minute piece for vocals, guitars, tuned percussion, and electronics.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Billy Pilgrim

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Janos Vajda Via crucis 1.18 JS Bach Chorale Prelude: Schmucke dich, 0 liebe Seele, BWV6541.26 JE Bach
Passionsoratorium 3.00 Sibelius Tuule, tuuli leppeammin, Op 23 No 6b; Romance, Op 42 3.09 Kuula Sorrow, Op 65
3.47 Jarzebski In Deo Speravit 3.52 Telemann Sonata in F (Der getreue Music-Meister) 3.58 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor 4.23 Schumann Variations on a theme by Clara Wieck 4.31 Schubert Die Forelle, 0550; Nacht und Traume, 0827; Der Musensohn. D764 4.39 Suppe Overture: Poetand Peasant 4.51 Grieg Norwegian Peasant Dances, Op 72 5.00 Purcell Trumpet Sonata in D 5.07 Dowland If My Complaints Could Passions Move 5.09 Britten
Lachrymae, Op 48 5.22 Mozetich The Passion of Angels
5.44 Gliick Gavotte: Overture (Iphigenie en A ulide)
6.00 Salieri Sinfonia in D (Veneziana) 6.11 Monteverdi Magnificat (Vespers) 6.27 Tartini Violin Sonata in F Op 2 No 5 6/41 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Janos Vajda
Unknown: Clara Wieck

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