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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan , including at 8.30 a Poem for Today, written and read by Jen Hadf ield.


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Read By: Jen Hadf

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Saint-Saens Phaeton, Op 39
Orchestre de Paris, conductor Pierre Dervaux
10.11 Charpentier Me'dee, Act 3 (excerpt)
Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
10.28 Bridge Phantasie Trio
Jack Liebeck (violin), Alexander Chaushian (cello), Ashley Wass (piano)
10.45 Haydn Symphony No 45 in Fsharp minor (Farewell) Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
11.11 Sibelius Suite: Belshazzar's Feast Henri Sigfridsson (piano)
11.23 Christopher Rouse
Phaethon Houston SO, conductor Christoph Eschenbach
11.32 Telemann Overture in C (Hamburger Ebb und Flut) Akademie fur alte Musik, Berlin, director Georg Kallweit


Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Pierre Dervaux
Conductor: William Christie
Violin: Jack Liebeck
Violin: Alexander Chaushian
Piano: Ashley Wass
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Piano: Henri Sigfridsson
Piano: Christopher Rouse
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Director: Georg Kallweit
Médée: Lorraine Hunt (soprano)
Nérine: Noémi Rime (soprano)

: Composer of the Week: Joseph Haydn

5/5. Donald Macleod looks at the final chapter of the composer's operatic career. Armida: Act 3, Scene 1
Patricia Petibon (soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orfeo ed Euridice: Act 2, Scene I (conclusion)
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Uwe Heilmann and James Oxley (tenors), lldebrando d'Arcangelo (bass-baritone), Jose Fardilha (bass), Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood Al tuo seno fortunato (Orfeo ed Euridice, Act 3)
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
Urli orrendi, disperati (Com di Furie) (Orfeo ed Euridice, Act 4) Chorus and Orchestra of the Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Patricia Petibon
Soprano: Cecilia Bartoli
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Unknown: Uwe Heilmann
Tenors: James Oxley
Baritone: Jose Fardilha
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
From Jerwood Hall at LSO St Luke's.
Vienna Piano Trio
Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, H XV 29: Piano Trio in E flat minor, HXV31 (Jacob's Dream): Piano Trio in A, H XV 18; Piano Trio in C, H XV 27
2.00 Haydn String Quartets Mozart Venite , populi, K260
Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 20 No 3 Ouatuor Mosaïques
Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D
Rainer Küchl (violin), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christian Thielemann
Haydn String Quartet in A Op 20 No 6 Quatuor Mosaïques
Mozart Coronation Mass, K317 Genia Kuhmeier
(soprano), Elisabeth von Magnus (mezzo), Herbert Lippert (tenor), Florian Boesch (baritone), Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Mozart Venite
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Christian Thielemann
Soprano: Genia Kuhmeier
Tenor: Herbert Lippert
Tenor: Florian Boesch
Baritone: Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Austrian pianist Till Fellner continues his complete cycle of Beethoven piano sonatas. In a concert from the Wigmore Hall, London, he performs the three early Opus 2 sonatas and the sonata
Opus 57, the Appassionata. With Petroc Trelawny. Till Fellner (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F Op 2 No I; Piano
Sonata in A, Op 2 No 2; Piano Sonata in C, Op 2 No 3; Piano Sonata in F minor. Op 57 (Appassionata) Followed by the last in this week's series of recordings celebrating the Bath Music Festival, which tonight features oud player Youssef Dhafer.


Pianist: Till Fellner
Piano: Till Fellner
Unknown: Youssef Dhafer.

: The Verb

Ian McMillan 's Poetry Lab returns with more sage advice for aspiring poets. Plus novelist Joseph Smith , author of The Wolf, with his moving new short story / Am a Neat Boy, about an alcoholic who, following a random encounter, tries to grasp a last chance at happiness. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Joseph Smith
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Emotional Landscapes

5/5. Novelist Adam Thorpe discusses pride, and how it can switch easily between being a valuable and a corrosive feeling.


Unknown: Adam Thorpe

: World on 3

With Mary Ann Kennedy , featuring a studio session by Arborea, a husband-and-wife folk duo who blend traditions from their native Appalachia with English folk and a touch of psychedelia. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Mary Ann Kennedy
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

Boeck Dahomeyan Rhapsody; Violin Concerto;
Nocturne; In the Barn; The Little King of the Rhine: Fantasy on two Flemish Folk Songs Flemish Radio Orchestra, conductor Marc Soustrot 2.15 Fomerod Concert for 2 violins and piano, Op 16 2.33 Duphly Courante: La
Boucon Couperin Musette de Taverni (Pieces de clavecin)
2.41 Lassus Christe, Dei soboles; Accipe daque mini; Timor et tremor; Exaudi Deus 2.49 Califano Sonata a quattro in C 3.00 Mielck Symphony in F minor, Op 4
3.44 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 26
4.03 Berwald Piano Quintet in C minor, Op 5
4.26 Bloch Meditation and Processional
4.33 Daniel-Lesur Le cantique des colonnes
4.47 Telemann Scherzo melodico No 7 in D
(Domenica) (Pyrmonter Kurwoche) 5.00 Bacewicz Serenade for orchestra 5.05 Sjoblom Kaipun valse a la russe 5.09 Merikanto At the Sea, Op 47, No 4
5.13 Geijer Eight Songs 5.28 Abel Symphony in E flat, Op 10 No 3 5.37 Frescobaldi Canzon a 8: Canzon quinta a 4 5.43 A Scarlatti Toccata per cembalo d'ottava siete in D minor 6.03 Luenqen 0 lacrimosa
6.16 Glazunov Barcarolle in D flat, Op 22 No I; Gavotte in D, Op 49 No 3 6.26 Sciqalski Symphony in D
6.40 Cesti Sciolta il crin; D'esser pazzo (Orontea)
6.50 Wassenaer Concerto armonico No 2 in B flat


Conductor: Marc Soustrot

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