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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Including a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Berlioz Herminie
Michele Lagrange (soprano), Orchestre National de Lille, conductor Jean-Claude Casadesus
10.22 Britten Simple Symphony Kreisler String Orchestra
10.39 Haydn Symphony No 53 in D (L'lmperiale) Leopold Stokowski and his Symphony Orchestra
11.56 Handel Voglio tempo per risolvere (II trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno)
Natalie Dessay (soprano), Le Concert d'Astree, director Emmanuelle HaTm
11.03 Strauss Ein Heldenleben New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
Unknown: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Handel Voglio
Soprano: Natalie Dessay
Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Composer of the Week: Schubert

5/5. In conversation with writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson , Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of Schubert's last years. Today's programme is largely devoted to the songs written during the composer's final months, grouped together by an enterprising publisher under the title Schwanengesang - Swansong.
Herbst, D945 John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
Schwanengesang Nos 1-7, D957
Hans Hotter (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Piano: Graham Johnson
Baritone: Gerald Moore

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Another concert featuring songs by Benjamin Britten , recorded at this year's Aldeburgh Festival. Elizabeth Watts (soprano), James Greer and Robin Tritschler (tenors), Benedict Nelson (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Britten Hdlderlin Fragmente ; Songs and Proverbs of William Blake ; Winter Words; On This Island


Songs By: Benjamin Britten
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: James Greer
Soprano: Robin Tritschler
Tenors: Benedict Nelson
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Piano: Britten Hdlderlin Fragmente
Unknown: William Blake

: Handel Opera Cycle

In the final act of Handel's Poro, King of India,
Queen Cleof ide believes her husband is dead - and is about to marry Alexander the Great. Poro appears at the wedding ceremony just in time to save the couple from making a big mistake - but will there be a happy ending?
Handel Poro , ReDell'lndie:Act3 See yesterday for cast Akademie fur Alte Musik, Berlin, director Konrad Junghanel
3.15 Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 64 No 6 Belcea Quartet
Harrison Blrtwlstle Bach Measures
Schoenberg Ensemble
3.50 Bach Ich habe genug, BWV82 Neal Davies (baritone),
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
4.10 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague) Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, conductor Frans Bruggen
Ravel Introduction and Allegro Lavinia Meijer (harp), Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra, conductor Marco Boni


Unknown: Handel Poro
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Baritone: Neal Davies
Baritone: Allegro Lavinia Meijer
Conductor: Marco Boni

: In Tune

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

: Performance on 3

Haydn is a featured composer this week, and tonight's concert includes his second concerto for cello, along with Mahler's Fifth Symphony. Recorded at London's Barbican Hall and presented by Catherine Bott.
Jean-Guihen Oueyras (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Haydn Cello Concerto No 2 in D Mahler Symphony No 5
Followed by songs about New York from
Broadway musicals, sung by Kim Criswell and Brent Barrett , with the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by John McGlinn.


Presented By: Catherine Bott.
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Sung By: Kim Criswell
Sung By: Brent Barrett
Conducted By: John McGlinn.

: The Verb

Ian McMillan 's guests include novelist Joe Dunthorne , author of Submarine, with a brand-new short story written specially for the programme. And as a major new edition of the celebrated poem Briggflatts is published, the programme looks back at its author, the modernist poet Basil Bunting. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Joe Dunthorne
Unknown: Basil Bunting.
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Postcards

5/5. David King. Susannah Clapp concludes the week's programmes by discussing the postcards she has received from designer, photographer, editor and author David King.


Unknown: David King.
Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: David King.

: World on 3

Charlie Gillett presents a session with Angolan singer Bonga, who performs four songs accompanied by Guinea-Bissau guitarist Djepson, including the title track from his new release Bairro. Plus an interview with producer Mark Johnson , whose recording project Playing for Change has united street musicians from around the world. Producer Felix Carey


Unknown: Charlie Gillett
Producer: Mark Johnson
Producer: Felix Carey

: Through the Night

Martlnu Frescoes of Piero delta Franceses
1.22 Lehar Overture: Zigeunerliebe 1.31 J Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Kaiser-Walzer , Op 437
1.43 Kalman Two Lovely Eyes (The Circus Princess)
1.50 Kornqold Violin Concerto 2.15 Schoenberg Suite , Op 25 2.30 Rachmanlnov, ed Kreisler Two Songs
2.39 Stravinsky Dances Concertantes
3.01 Stravinsky Pulcinella 3.38 Stradella Sara ver ch'io mat disciolga; Fulmini quanto sa 3.49 Cavalll Sonata a 8
3.54 Boccherlnl Harpsichord Concerto in E flat, G487
4.10 Krasslmlr Kyurkchllskl A Little Bird Is Singing Koutev Dragana and the Nightingale 4.17 Farkas Five Ancient Hungarian Dances 4.27 Bartok, arr Arthur
Winner Romanian Folk Dances, Sz56 4.35 lpavec Maria the Gypsy 4.39 Rachmanlnov Caprice bohemien, Op 12
5.01 Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias 5.09 Purcell Timon of Athens (incidental music) 5.31 Sullivan The Tempest (incidental music) 5.59 Martin Five Songs of Ariel 6.11 Bloch Cello Suite No 16.21 Llthander
Divertimento No 16.30 Handel Trio Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 5 6.41 Haydn Symphony No 38 in C (Echo)


Unknown: Martlnu Frescoes
Unknown: Schoenberg Kaiser-Walzer
Unknown: Schoenberg Suite
Unknown: Stradella Sara
Unknown: Koutev Dragana
Unknown: Purcell Timon

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