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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch , including at 8.30 a Poem for Today: Kathleen Jamie reads The Beach.


DJ: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Guest: Kathleen Jamie

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
CPE Bach Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Wq52No4 Mikhail Pletnev
10.14 Faur6 Suite: Pelleas et
Melisande Jill Gomez (soprano), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
10.35 Mahler Das Knaben Wunderhorn (excerpts) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Dietrich Fischer -Dieskau (baritone), LSO, conductor George Szell
11.04 Erkki-Sven Tuur Dedication
Leho Karin (cello), Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano)
11.12 Schoenberq Pelleas und Melisande
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev
Soprano: Melisande Jill Gomez
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Mahler Das Knaben
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Soprano: Dietrich Fischer
Conductor: George Szell
Cello: Leho Karin
Cello: Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann
Piano: Schoenberq Pelleas

: Composer of the Week:John McCabe (b 1939)

1/5. Donald Macleod meets British music's most brilliant "all-rounder", composer, pianist, writer and critic John McCabe as he performs in the studio and talks about his remarkable life at the age of 70. He begins by discussing his early years growing up in Liverpool and working with Barbirolli's Halle Orchestra.
Study No 7: Evening Harmonies (Hommage a Dukas) The composer (piano)
Variations on a Theme of Karl Amadeus Hartmann Halle 1 Orchestra, conductor James Loughran
Domestic Life John Turner (recorder), Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conductor Gavin Sutherland
Concerto funèbre Sarah-Jane Bradley (viola), Orchestra Nova, conductor George Vass Producer Steven Rajam Repeated at 10pm
RT DIRECT: John McCabe Flute Concerto performed by Emily Beynon is available for £13.99 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed], or phone [number removed] quoting B46-AJ594


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John McCabe
Unknown: Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Conductor: James Loughran
Unknown: John Turner
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Viola: Sarah-Jane Bradley
Conductor: George Vass
Producer: Steven Rajam
Flute: John McCabe
Unknown: Emily Beynon

: Afternoon on 3Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital live from the Wigmore Hall in London, introduced by Fiona Talkington.
Ingrid Fliter (piano)
Chopin Grande valse brillante in E flat, Op 18:
Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2; Waltz in A flat, Op 42
Schumann ttudes symphoniques, Op 13
2.00 Kings and Queens Ian Skelly presents a week of music inspired by kings, queens and emperors. Plus works by Smetana performed by the BBC Philharmonic. Smetana The Bartered Bride (excerpts)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
2.20 Dyson Nebuchadnezzar Mark Padmore and Neal Davies (tenors), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
3.10 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D Yann Ghiro (clarinet), BBCSSO, conductor Roberto Minczuk
4.20 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1 BBCSO, conductor Pietari Inkinen.


Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Ingrid Fliter
Piano: Chopin Grande
Piano: Queens Ian Skelly
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Unknown: Mark Padmore
Tenors: Neal Davies
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Clarinet: Yann Ghiro
Conductor: Roberto Minczuk
Conductor: Pietari Inkinen.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Last year the Austrian pianist Till Fellner began a major journey through the entire cycle of Beethoven piano sonatas. His recitals so far in London, Europe and America have been praised for his perceptive approach to the music.
Recorded at the Vienna Konzerthaus, tonight's recital includes the three strikingly original sonatas Op 31, written when the composer was coming to terms with his deafness. With Catherine Bott.
Till Fellner (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonatas: in G, Op 31 No 1; in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest); in E flat. Op 31 No 3; in A, Op 101 See also Performance on 3 on Wed at 7pm


Unknown: Catherine Bott.

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd and guests discuss the ideas, life and legacy of Sir Isaiah Berlin, the leading liberal philosopher of the 20th century, as his centenary approaches. Producer Eliane Glaser


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Eliane Glaser

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Looking for Ghosts

1/5. Michael Goldfarb looks at those figures who played critical parts in Jewish emancipation, beginning in Amsterdam, where he looks for the ghost of philosopher Benedict de Spinoza.
Producer Julia Hayball EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Michael Goldfarb
Producer: Julia Hayball

: Jazz on 3

In a concert recorded earlier this month at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, versatile trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas pays homage to the history of American jazz with dozens of hard-swinging originals that are filling out the book of modern standards. The quintet features Donny McCaslin on sax, Orren Evans on keyboard, bass player Scott Colley and drummer Clarence Penn. Introduced by Jez Nelson. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: Dave Douglas
Unknown: Donny McCaslin
Unknown: Orren Evans
Unknown: Scott Colley
Unknown: Clarence Penn.
Introduced By: Jez Nelson.
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Monteverdi L'incoronazione di Poppea - Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Emmanuel Haim

4.0B Chopin Five Preludes, Op 28 Nos 11-15

4.19 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D, Wq183 No 1

4.30 Cozzolani O quam bonus es

4.41 Ponchielli Capriccio, Op 80

4.52 Sibelius Suite champetre

5.00 Wagner Prelude, Act I: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

5.11 Schutz Magnificat, SWV468

5.21 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 37

5.32 Parac Scherzo for wind

5.40 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042

5.58 Beethoven String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Razumovsky)

6.37 Mozart Concerto in F for three pianos, K242


Conductor: Emmanuel Haim
Poppea: Danielle de Niese (soprano)
Nero: Alice Coote (mezzo)
Fortune: Sonya Yoncheva (soprano)
Cupid: Amy Freston (soprano)
Otho: Christophe Dumaux (countertenor)
Arnalta: Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (bass)
Octavia: Tamara Mumford (mezzo)
Drusilla: Marie Amet (soprano)
Seneca: Paolo Battaglia (bass)
Mercury/Console: Trevor Scheunemann (baritone)
Nurse/Friend: Dominique Visse (countertenor)
Lady in waiting: Claire Ormshaw (soprano)
Page: Lucia Cirillo (mezzo)
Lucan: Andrew Tortise (tenor)

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