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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch


Presenter: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Wagner Overture and Venusberg Music (TannhSuser) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
10.24 Carlsslml De tempore interfecto Sisar Musica Fiata, La Capella Ducale , director Roland Wilson
10.38 Haydn Symphony No 77in B flat English
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
10.57 Mozart La clemenza di Tito (Act I, excerpt)
RIAS Chamber Choir, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor René Jacobs
11.07 Bizet Suite: Roma (1st mvt) Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Enrique Bátiz
11.24 Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelll Tallis Scholars , director Peter Phillips


Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Unknown: Sisar Musica
Unknown: La Capella Ducale
Director: Roland Wilson
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: Tallis Scholars
Director: Peter Phillips
Sesto: Bernarda Fink (mezzo)
Annio: Merle-Claude Chappuls (mezzo)
Servilia: Sunhaelm (soprano)
Publio Strglo: Forest) (bass)
Vitellia: Alexandrina Pendatchanska (soprano)

: Composer of the Week: John Tavener

5/5. In the last of this week's programmes, Donald Macleod introduces a selection of music composed in recent years, including a piece inspired by a Hindu saint and poet, and the European premiere of a work for four string quartets and Tibetan temple bowl, recorded at Winchester Cathedral in July 2009.
Lalishri (excerpt) Nicola Benedetti (violin),
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton Kali's Dance (Requiem)
Soloists, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Vasily Petrenko
Towards Silence Louisa Golden (Tibetan temple bowl), Medici Quartet, Court Lane Quartet, Finzi Quartet, Harpham Quartet Repeated at 10pm


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Violin: Nicola Benedetti
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Conductor: Vasily Petrenko

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
4/4. Sean Rafferty introduces the last of four programmes from the Clandeboye Festival.
Debussy Sonata Andres Dfaz (cello), Barry Douglas (piano)
Schumann Marchenerzahlungen Michel Lethiec (clarinet), Paul Neubauer (viola), Barry Douglas (piano)
Musorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition Barry Douglas (piano)

2.00 Handel Opera Cycle
Handel Arianna in Creta: Act 3
(See yesterday for performer details)

2.45 German Symphonic Suite in D minor (The Leeds Suite) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Wilson
Phillips Piano Concerto No 2 David Owen Norris, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Gavin Sutherland
Spollansky Suite: The Man Who Could Work Miracles Ileana Ruheman (flute), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba
Farnon Symphony No 2 (Ottawa) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Wilson


Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Cello: Andres Dfaz
Cello: Barry Douglas
Clarinet: Michel Lethiec
Clarinet: Paul Neubauer
Piano: Barry Douglas
Piano: Musorgsky Pictures
Piano: Barry Douglas
Conductor: John Wilson
Unknown: David Owen Norris
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Flute: Ileana Ruheman
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: John Wilson

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

From the North Wales International Music Festival, St Asaph Cathedral, the BBC
Singers perform music by Welsh composers from Thomas Tomkins to William Mathias and celebrate the 70th birthdays of Jonathan Harvey and John McCabe. Presented by Martin Handley. BBC Singers, conductor David Hill Gabriel Jackson To Music
Tomkins Musicke Devine ; When David Heard Hoddinott Out of the Deep
Jonathan Harvey I Love the Lord John McCabe Motet
Britten Choral Dances from Gloriana Blngham The Spirit of Truth
Whyte Christe qui lux es et dies Maconchy Nocturnal
Rootham Daybreak at Sea Mathias A Royal Garland
Including at 7.50 Twenty Minutes: The End of Summer A short story by Helen Dunmore , read by Jonathan Firth.


Unknown: Thomas Tomkins
Unknown: William Mathias
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: John McCabe.
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: David Hill
Conductor: Gabriel Jackson
Music: Tomkins Musicke Devine
Unknown: David Heard
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: John McCabe
Unknown: Whyte Christe
Unknown: Rootham Daybreak
Story By: Helen Dunmore
Read By: Jonathan Firth.

: The Verb

Ian McMillan 's spoken word cabaret features a new commission from award-winning writer
Frank Cottrell Boyce and an audacious linguistic experiment by Verb language spy Alex Horn. Plus news of an exciting public poetry project from poet Alec Finlay. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Unknown: Alex Horn.
Unknown: Alec Finlay.
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: The Scientist and the Romantic: The Map of the World

5/5. Nature writer Richard Mabey talks about his fascination with maps and considers the case for a sense of direction being a contender for the sixth sense.


Speaker: Richard Mabey

: World on 3

Charlie Gillett introduces a session by singer Yasmin Levy , whose music is a fusion of flamenco and Judeo-Spanish Ladino styles. She discusses her background and influences, and performs songs from her new album Sentir. Producer Felix Carey


Introduces: Charlie Gillett
Singer: Yasmin Levy
Producer: Felix Carey

: Through the Night

Haydn The Creation Soloists, Oslo Chamber Choir,
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Christopher Bell
2.40 Noskowskl The Steppes, Op 66 3.01 Debussy Piano Trio in G 3.24 Wltnlawskl Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op 22 3.48 Wolf Der du von dem Himmel;
Koeniglich Gebet ; Dank des Paria 3.57 Htlltndaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 14.06 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31 4.16 Bajamontl Symphony in C 4.23 Ravtl Tzigane 4.33 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied,
BWV225 4.46 Hidas Harpsichord Concerto 5.01 Walton Johannesberg Festival Overture 5.09 Jozef Swider Piesn; Moja piosnka (Ten Songs to Lyrics by Polish
Poets) 5.16 Ibtrt Trois pieces breves 5.24 Grltg Lyric Pieces: Waltz, Op 12 No 2; Norwegian Melody, Op 12
No 6; Folk song, Op 12 No 5; Canon, Op 38 No 8; Elegy, Op 38 No 6; Waltz, Op 38 No 7; Melody, Op 38 No 3
5.41 Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp
5.59 Glick Divertimento for string orchestra
6.19 Schubtrt Six Moments Musicaux, D780
6.45 Bach Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041


Conductor: Christopher Bell
Unknown: Koeniglich Gebet
Unknown: Jozef Swider
Unknown: Ibtrt Trois

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