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: Mendelssohn Weekend: Breakfast

Mary King continues the Mendelssohn celebrations with works by Mozart, Schumann and Beethoven, and by Mendelssohn himself.


Unknown: Mary King

: Mendelssohn Weekend:Sunday Morning

With lain Burnside. Radio 3's Mendelssohn celebrations continue from the Lecture Theatre at London's Victoria and Albert Museum , with music from violinist Daniel Hope , pianist Sebastian Knauer. soprano Sophie Bevan and baritone David Stout , and conversation with historian Kate Williams. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Albert Museum
Violinist: Daniel Hope
Pianist: Sebastian Knauer.
Soprano: Sophie Bevan
Baritone: David Stout
Unknown: Kate Williams.

: Mendelssohn Weekend: Private Passions

In a one-off fantasy edition, Michael Berkeley finds himself transported to Scotland's Isle of Staffa, which inspired the Hebrides overture and where Berkeley meets the ghosts of Felix Mendelssohn (alias John Sessions) and his charming sister Fanny Hensel (Rebecca Front).


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Felix Mendelssohn
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Fanny Hensel

: Mendelssohn Weekend:The Sunday Salon

Louise Fryer continues her exploration of Mendelssohn's chamber music. His Octet, written at the age of just 16, has been widely recognised as his first masterwork, and today's recording is the winner of yesterday's Building a Library survey. Cello Sonata in B flat, Op 45
Steven Isserlis (cello), Melvyn Tan (fortepiano) Piano Trio in D Minor, Op 49 Kungsbacka Trio
String Quartet in F minor, Op 80 Elias String Quartet Octet in E flat, Op 20


Unknown: Louise Fryer
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Melvyn Tan

: Mendelssohn Weekend:Mendelssohn Revealed

Tom Service, Louise Fryer and guests, including writer Judith Chernaik , conductor Ben Parry and the Times music critic Richard Morrison , reassess Mendelssohn's reputation and legacy 200 years after his birth. Conductors Riccardo Chailly and Christopher Hogwood discuss what his music means to them.


Unknown: Louise Fryer
Conductor: Judith Chernaik
Conductor: Ben Parry
Unknown: Richard Morrison
Conductors: Riccardo Chailly
Conductors: Christopher Hogwood

: Mendelssohn Weekend: Choral Evensong

Another chance to hear a service recorded at the Temple Church, London. Introit: Richte mich Gott (Mendelssohn). Hymn: Take Up thy Cross (Breslau). Responses: Smith. Psalm: 33 (Pye). First Lesson: Exodus 33. Canticles: Walmisley in D minor. Second Lesson: Luke 3, vv!5-22. Anthem: All Men, All Things (Hymn of Praise) (Mendelssohn). Final Hymn: Now Thank We All Our God (Nun danket). Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C minor Op 37 No (Mendelssohn). Director of music James Vivian. Associate organist Greg Morris. Assistant organist Ian le Grice.


Music: James Vivian.
Organist: Greg Morris.
Organist: Ian Le Grice.

: Mendelssohn Weekend:Discovering Music

Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Concert Orchestra probe the history of Mendelssohn's Symphony
No 4 in A (Italian), in which the composer was torn between expressing the poetic and the extra-musical, and creating a taut, purely symphonic construction.


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood

: Mendelssohn Weekend: The Choir

From the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, Aled Jones and his guests explore how Mendelssohn's creative personality was laid bare in his choral music. Including the culmination of Radio 3's Wings project.
Mitten wir im Leben sind, Op 23; Verleih' uns Frieden; Laudate Pueri , Op 39 No 2; Beati mortui, Op 115 No 1; Sechs Spruche , Op 79 (excerpts); Nunc Dimittis,
Op 69 No 1; Sechs Lieder im Freien zu singen, Op 59 (selected movements); Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen; Hear my Prayer


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Laudate Pueri
Unknown: Sechs Spruche

: Mendelssohn Weekend:A Midsummer Night's Dream

r Shakespeare's play with Mendelssohn's complete incidental music, recorded in Middle
Temple Hall, London. Tim Carroll introduces his production in conversation with Louise Fryer.
Ladies' Choir of the Enlightenment, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Charles Hazlewood Producer David Papp ; Director Tim Carroll
Producer David Papp ; Director Tim Carroll
Press the red button from BBC TV to watch this production. Also available online at bbc.co.uk/radio3


Introduces: Tim Carroll
Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Charles Hazlewood
Producer: David Papp
Director: Tim Carroll
Producer: David Papp
Director: Tim Carroll
Oberon: Martin Turner
Theseus: Martin Turner
Titania: Melanie Jessop
Hippolyta: Melanie Jessop
Lysander: Alex Hassell
Flute: Alex Hassell
Demetrius: Daniel Rigby
Starveling: Daniel Rigby
Helena: Catherine Bailey
Snug: Catherine Bailey
Puck: James Gamon
Snout: James Gamon
Bottom: John Paul Connolly
Egeus: John Paul Connolly
Hermia: Elena Pavli
Quince: Elena Pavli
First Fairy: Elena Pavli

: Mendelssohn Weekend:Words and Music The Faerie World.

Stella Gonet and Robert Glenister explore the fairy tradition in poetry by Keats, Shelley, Rossetti and Kathleen Jamie , and in music by Schubert, Judith Weir ,
Purcell and Berlioz. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitbbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Robert Glenister
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie
Unknown: Judith Weir

: Jazz Line-Up

This week's concert features pianist
Gareth Williams with his Power Trio, featuring bassist Lawrence Cottle and drummer Ian Thomas.
Presented by Kevin LeGendre. Producer Keith Loxam


Pianist: Gareth Williams
Bassist: Lawrence Cottle
Unknown: Ian Thomas.
Presented By: Kevin Legendre.
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Thomas Ades Overture, Waltz and Finale (Powder Her Face) 1.12 Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella 1.36 Glnastera Variaciones concertantes, Op 23 1.59 Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird 2.18 Mozart Piano Sonata in A minor, K310
2.40 Corelll Violin Sonata in A, Op 5 No 6 2.52 Hoist The Evening-Watch, Op 43 No 12.57 Bo Holten Poem No 4 (The Marriage of Heaven and Hell) 3.00 Lindberq Organ Sonata in G minor, Op 23 3.18 Luclc Missa jubilaris 3.47 Krassimir Kyurkchiyski Prayer
3.53 Berlioz Trio des jeunes Ismaelites (L'enfance du Christ) 4.00 Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op 50 4A7 Telemann Overture: Tafelmusik 4.54 Biber Sonata No 1 a 8 (Sonatae tam aris quam aulis servientes)
5.00 Strauss Marie Theres '! - Hab' mir's gelobt, ihn lieb zu haben (Der Rosenkavalier) 5.06 Prokofiev Cinderella's Waltz (Cinderella) 5.11 Prokofiev March
(The Love for Three Oranges) 5.13 Huber Cello Sonata No 4 in B flat. Op 130 5.39 D Scarlatti Sinfonie in G
5.42 A Scarlatti Sinfonia: Amore, pace e providenza
5.46 Picchi Ballo alia Polacca; Ballo Ongaro; Ballo ditto il Picchi 5.52 CPE Bach Klopstocks Morgengesang am Schopfungsfeste, Wq239 6.05 Eckard Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 1 No 3 6.26 Sibelius Tapiola 6.42 Morley, arr Kain Now Is the Month of Maying 6.43 Imant Raminsh Ave verum corpus 6.49 Benoit Tale in F
6.52 Beethoven Rondino in E flat, WoO 25


Unknown: Thomas Ades
Unknown: Glnastera Variaciones
Unknown: Krassimir Kyurkchiyski
Unknown: Strauss Marie Theres
Unknown: Picchi Ballo
Unknown: Bach Klopstocks Morgengesang
Unknown: Beethoven Rondino

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