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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan , including at 8.30 a Poem for Today, written and read by Jackie Kay.


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Read By: Jackie Kay.

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly.
Rameau L'égyptienne (Nouvelles suites de clavecin) Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
10.04 Debussy Khamma
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
10.25 Massenet Ah, je suis seule.... Dis-moi que je suis belle (Thais, Act 2)
Renée Fleming (soprano), Bordeaux Aquitaine National Orchestra, conductor Yves Abel
10.34 Beethoven String Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2 Juilliard Quartet
10.58 Debussy Syrinx
Performances by Philippe Bernold (flute), the Jacques Loussier Trio , and Alison Balsom (trumpet)
11.08 Verdi Aida: Act 4, Scene 2
Chorus of Vienna State Opera, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
11.21 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 5 in F (Egyptian) Pascal Rogé (piano), Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
11.51 Purcell Dances (Dioclesian)
The English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock


Presented By: James Jolly.
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Soprano: Renée Fleming
Conductor: Yves Abel
Flute: Philippe Bernold
Unknown: Jacques Loussier
Unknown: Alison Balsom
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Piano: Pascal Rogé
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Radames: José Carreras (tenor)
Aida: Mirella Freni (soprano)
Amneris: Agnes Baltsa (mezzo)

: Composer of the Week: Joseph Haydn

2/5. Donald Macleod continues his exploration of Haydn's neglected operatic masterpieces with two comedies from the 1770s - the bucolic L'infedelta de/usa and the fashionably exotic L'incontro improvviso, which features the same kind of "oriental escape" storyline that Mozart was to use a few years later in his Abduction from the Seraglio. But, first, a brief audience with royalty. L'infedelta de/usa (Overture; opening and conclusion of Act 1)
Soloists, Ferenc Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Budapest, conductor Frigyes Sandor
Care, entrambe amiche mie.... Mi sembra un sogno (L'incontro improvviso)
Soloists, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, director Antal Dorati (continuo) Repeated at ropm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Frigyes Sandor
Director: Antal Dorati

: Afternoon on 3 With Louise Fryer.

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
This week's lunchtime concerts come from
Jerwood Hall , at LSO St Luke's in London and focus on chamber music by Haydn. Andreas Staier (fortepiano)
Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, HXVI 49; Variations in F minor, H XVII 6; Piano Sonata in E flat, HXVI 52
2.00 Haydn String Quartets Rott Symphony in Linz Bruckner Orchestra, conductor Dennis Russell Davies Schubert Notturno in E flat, D897
Friedrich Cerha Five Pieces Vienna Piano Trio Haydn String Quartet in C minor, Op 20 No 2 Ouatuor Mosaïques
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in A
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Unknown: Jerwood Hall
Music By: Andreas Staier
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies
Unknown: Friedrich Cerha
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with studio guests and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia
Orchestra continue their exploration of Vienna:
City of Dreams. In tonight's concert, Mahler's Sixth Symphony is paired with Berg's haunting lament on the death of Manon Gropius , the 18-year-old daughter of Mahler's widow Alma and the architect Walter Gropius.
Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Berg Violin Concerto
Mahler Symphony No 6
Followed by another recording celebrating the Bath International Music Festival.
Tippett Piano Sonata No 3 Paul Crossley (piano)


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Manon Gropius
Unknown: Walter Gropius.
Violin: Christian Tetzlaff
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Piano: Paul Crossley

: Night Waves

Magazine exploring developments in culture and the arts. Presented by Matthew Sweet. Producer Dymphna Flynn


Presented By: Matthew Sweet.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Emotional Landscapes

2/5. Meg Rosoff , who never quite understood Mark Antony 's speech from Julius Caesar when she studied it as a teenager in America, asks what is wrong with being ambitious.


Unknown: Meg Rosoff
Unknown: Mark Antony
Unknown: Julius Caesar

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces the flamenco singing of Miguel Poveda , Arne Nordheim 's music for The Tempest and Keith Jarrett playing the clavichord. Producer Philip Tagney EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Miguel Poveda
Unknown: Arne Nordheim
Unknown: Keith Jarrett
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Through the Night

Roussel Bacchus et Ariane: Suite No 2 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Thea Musgrave
Rainbow Debussy La mer Stephen Hough (piano),
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Stephane Deneve
2.28 Nystroem Three Visions about the Sea
2.40 Schubert Meeres stille, D216; Auf dem See, D543
2.46 Linnala The Sea 2.50 Sibelius On a Balcony by the Sea, Op 38 No 2 2.54 Rawsthorne Film music: The Cruel Sea 3.00 Franck Offertoire pour la messe de minuit; Piano Quintet in F minor
3.40 Faure Clair de lune; En sourdine 3.47 Couperln Les fastes de la grande et ancienne menestrandise
3.57 Vlsee Les baricades mistérieuses de M Couperin
4.02 Domenico da Piacenza Pizochara; Giloxia
4.07 Rossini Overture: La gazza ladra 4.17 Eisner Rondo a la mazurka in C 4.21 Fitelberq Three mazurkas 4.35 Rachmaninov Three pieces (Morceaux de salon, Op 10) 4.47 Dolf, arr Schneiders Abroad
4.50 Haydn, arr Perry Divertimento in B flat, H246 (Feldpartita) 5.00 Fasch Lute Concerto in D minor
5.15 D'lndia Se tu. Silvio, crudel 5.31 Norman String Sextet in A, Op 18 5.58 Chopin Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35 6.18 GC Bach Siehe , wie fein und lieblich ist es 6.25 Bach Oboe Sonata in B minor, BWV1030 6.42 Dvorak Bagatelles , Op 47


Unknown: Roussel Bacchus
Unknown: Thea Musgrave
Piano: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Schubert Meeres
Unknown: Franck Offertoire
Unknown: Couperln Les
Unknown: Vlsee Les
Unknown: Eisner Rondo
Unknown: Perry Divertimento
Unknown: Bach Siehe
Unknown: Dvorak Bagatelles

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