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: Handel Week: Breakfast

Sara Mohr-Pietsch invites listeners to contact the programme with their favourite moments from Handel's extensive output.


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly.
Handel Harp Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 6 Lily Laskine, Toulouse Chamber Orchestra, conductor Louis Auriacombe
10.15 Hindemith Kammermusik No 1, Op 24 No 1 Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
10.31 Brahms Wie bist du, meine Königin, Op 32 No 9, Unbewegte Laue Luft , Op 57 No 8; In Waldeseinsamkeit, Op 85 No 6; Regenlied, Op 59 No Robert Höll (baritone), Rudolf Jansen (piano)
10.47 Bach Cello Suite No 4 in E flat, BWV1010
Anner Bylsma
11.10 Varese Intégrales
ASKO Ensemble, conductor Riccardo Chailly
11.21 Mico Pavan No 1 in C minor Jenkins Pavan in F minor
Purcell Fantasia 7 in C minor
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet
11.36 Stravinsky Octet
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
11.52 Handel, arr Parker Every Valley
(The Young Messiah) Hywel Bennett (speaker), Vicki Brown (singer), New London Chorale


Presented By: James Jolly.
Conductor: Louis Auriacombe
Conductor: Hindemith Kammermusik
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Unbewegte Laue Luft
Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Unknown: Anner Bylsma
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Conductor: Mico Pavan
Unknown: Jenkins Pavan
Unknown: Hywel Bennett
Singer: Vicki Brown

: Composer of the Week: Handel

4/5. Donald Macleod focuses on Handel's warlike oratorios for troubled times. Judas Maccabaeus (excerpts)
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Catherine Denley (mezzo), James Bowman (countertenor), Oxford New College Choir, The King's Consort, conductor Robert King Alexander Balus (excerpts)
Lynne Dawson and Claron McFadden (sopranos),
Catherine Denley (mezzo), Charles Daniels (tenor), The King's Consort, conductor Robert King Joshua (excerpts)
Myung-Hee Hyun (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), James Gilchrist (tenor),
Konstantin Wolff (bass), Cologne Chamber Choir,
Collegium Cartusianum , conductor Peter Neumann Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Catherine Denley
Unknown: James Bowman
Conductor: Robert King
Conductor: Alexander Balus
Unknown: Lynne Dawson
Sopranos: Claron McFadden
Sopranos: Catherine Denley
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Conductor: Robert King
Soprano: Myung-Hee Hyun
Soprano: Alex Potter
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Bass: Konstantin Wolff
Conductor: Collegium Cartusianum
Conductor: Peter Neumann

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Jonathan Swain. Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
More highlights from the 2008 season of Music@Menlo.
Bach, arr Brahms Chaconne for piano left-hand Gary Graffman
Britten Phantasy , Op 2
William Bennett (oboe), Ian Swensen (violin), Paul Neubauer (viola), Andres Diaz (cello)
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 76 No 4 (Sunrise) Escher Quartet


Introduced By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Brahms Chaconne
Unknown: Gary Graffman
Unknown: Britten Phantasy
Oboe: William Bennett
Oboe: Ian Swensen
Viola: Paul Neubauer
Viola: Andres Diaz

: Handel Opera Cycle

Handel Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Acts 1 and 2 Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble, conductor Marc Minkowski
Act 3 can be heard tomorrow afternoon


Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Giulio Cesare: Marijana Mijanovic (mezzo)
Cleopatra: Magdalena Kozena (mezzo)
Cornelia: Charlotte Hellekant (mezzo)
Sesto: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)
Tolomeo: Bejun Mehta (countertenor)
Achilla: Alan Ewing (bass)
Nireno: Pascal Bertin (countertenor)
Curio: Jean-Michel Ankaoua (bass)

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music, studio guests and a round-up of news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Handel Week: Performance on 3

Italian cantatas by Handel performed in February at the Foundling Museum in London. Presented by Catherine Bott.
Nuria Rial (soprano), Fulvio Bettini (bass), English Concert, director Alfredo Bernardini (oboe)
Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 2; Ah! Crudel nel pianto mio; Apollo e Dafne
Followed by a visit to the Foundling Museum exhibition with Sarah Walker , and excerpts from Handel's keyboard suites performed by Laurence Cummings (harpsichord).


Presented By: Catherine Bott.
Soprano: Fulvio Bettini
Oboe: Alfredo Bernardini
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Harpsichord: Laurence Cummings

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd marks the 500th anniversary of the start of Henry VIII 's reign with a reappraisal of the king and his image. He is joined by theatre critic Susannah Clapp to review Katie Mitchell 's film, theatre and opera piece After Dido. Producer Philip Dodd


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: Katie Mitchell
Producer: Philip Dodd

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: The Great and Good Mr Handel

4/5. Handel and Literature. Derek Alsop explores the ways in which Handel related his music to the texts he was setting.


Unknown: Derek Alsop

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces Acadian folk-song from
Suzie LeBlanc and the Americana of Bonnie Prince Billy, plus the kemence playing of Tanburi Cemil
Bey and a cinematic project from Stefan Nemeth.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Suzie Leblanc
Unknown: Bonnie Prince
Unknown: Tanburi Cemil
Unknown: Stefan Nemeth.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet; Variations on a Rococo Theme,
Op 33; Symphony No 4 in F minor Romanian National Radio Orchestra, conductor Alexander Rudin
2.23 Debussy Estampes 2.38 Mozart Violin Concerto in B flat, K207 3.00 Bach Orchestral Suite No I in C, BWV1066 3.21 Tubin Violin Sonata in the Phrygian mode 3.42 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5
(Lark) 4.00 Larsson Pastoral Suite 4.14 Weckmann Wenn der Herr die Gefangenen zu Zion erlosen wird
4.24 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor
4.35 Marson Waltzes and Promenades 4.48 Handel, arr Steele-Perkins Three Airs from Vauxhall Gardens
5.00 Geminiani Sonata in D, Op I No 1
5.11 Lechner Deutsche Spruche von Leben und Tod
5.21 Saint-Sains Morceau de concert in G, Op 154
5.36 Enna Skitsebogen 5.52 Vauqhan Williams
Overture: The Wasps 6.01 Boccherini String Quintet No 2 in E flat, Op 10 No 2 6.21 Kraus Symphony in C minor 6.42 CPE Bach Violin Sonata in 6 minor


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Alexander Rudin

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