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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Cimarosa Overture: II MatrimonioSegreto Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia, conductor Alessandro Amoretti
10.07 Samuel Wesley In exitu Israel
Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, conductor Geoffrey Webber
10.14 Rubbra String Quartet No 2 in E flat, Op 73 Sterling Quartet
10.39 Haydn Symphony No 78 in C minor Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
11.00 Puccini Turandot: Act 3, Scene 1 (excerpt)
John Alldis Choir , Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, LPO, conductor Zubin Mehta
11.11 Bartok 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz71 Lili Kraus (piano)
11.25 Sibelius Symphony No 5 Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Alessandro Amoretti
Conductor: Samuel Wesley
Conductor: Geoffrey Webber
Unknown: John Alldis Choir
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Piano: Lili Kraus
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Calaf: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
Ping: Tom Krause (baritone)
Pang: Pier Francesco Poll (tenor)
Pong: Piero de Palma(tenor)

: Composer of the Week: Martinu

3/5. Occupied France. With Donald Macleod. Concerto for harpsichord and small orchestra dstmvt) Zuzana Ruzikova (harpsichord), Josef Palenicek (piano), Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Neumann String Quartet No 2 Martinu Quartet
The Field Mass Ivan Kusnjer (baritone), Miroslav Kejmar (trumpet), Czech Philharmonic Choir (male voices), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek RptdatiOpm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Harpsichord: Zuzana Ruzikova
Harpsichord: Josef Palenicek
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann
Baritone: Ivan Kusnjer
Baritone: Miroslav Kejmar
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: Afternoon on 3

With John Shea.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
2/8. A concert from this year's Schwetzingen Festival introduced by Jonathan Swain.
Matthias Goerne (baritone), Eric Schneider (piano) Schubert Abendstern , D806; Der Sieg, D805; Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren, D360;
NachtsWck, D672; Heiss mich nicht reden, D877/2; Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt, D877/4; An Mignon, D161; Harfenspieler I, D478; Harfenspieler III,
D480; Harfenspieler II, D479; Am Flusse, D160;
Nahe des Geliebten, DI62; Der Fischer, D225; Auf dem See, D543; Wonne der Wehmut, D260; Willkommen undAbschied, D767
2.00 Music inspired by dance.
Coates Suite: Jester at the Wedding
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
2.45 Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat (Drum Roll) Roussel Symphonic Fragments: Le festin de l'araignée BBC NOW, conductor Francois-Xavier Roth


Unknown: John Shea.
Introduced By: Jonathan Swain.
Baritone: Matthias Goerne
Baritone: Eric Schneider
Piano: Schubert Abendstern
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Francois-Xavier Roth

: Choral Vespers

For the Feast of St Francis, from San Rufino Cathedral, Assisi. Sung by the Royal School of Church Music Millennium Youth Choir.
Introit: Laudans exsultet gaudio (Giovanni Croce). Response: Deus in adjutorium (Giovanni Croce). Office Hymn: With All the Poor on Earth (Mode viii). Psalm: 104 (Plainsong). First Lesson: Galatians 6, W14-18. Motet: O bone Jesu (Baldassare Donato). Second Lesson: Luke 12, vv22-34.
Homily: Bishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi.
Magnificat (Giovanni Rigatti). Motets: Adoramus te (Claudio Merulo); Lauda alia Vergine Maria (Verdi). Final Hymn: All Creatures of Our God and King (Lasst uns erfreuen). Organ Voluntary: Toccata Sesta (Frescobaldi).
Director of music; David Ogden. Organist; Daniel Moultt.
Rptd on Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: St Francis
Unknown: Giovanni Croce
Unknown: Giovanni Croce
Unknown: Baldassare Donato
Unknown: Domenico Sorrentino
Unknown: Giovanni Rigatti
Unknown: Claudio Merulo
Unknown: Vergine Maria
Organist: David Ogden.
Organist: Daniel Moultt.

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert recorded at Kings Place in London.
Lorna Anderson (soprano), Richard Lester (cello), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. director Kati Debretzeni (violin)
Corelli Concerto grosso in D, Op 6 No 4
Handel Arias from 11 trionfo del tempo e del disinganno Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D (II grosso mogul), RV208 Torelli Concerto grosso in C minor, Op 8 No 8 Vivaldi Cello Concerto in A minor, RV420
Locatelli Introduzione teatrale in G, Op 4 No 4 Vivaldi Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630
Plus highlights of the International Besangon Competition for Young Conductors, which this year features the BBC Symphony Orchestra.


Soprano: Lorna Anderson
Soprano: Richard Lester
Violin: Kati Debretzeni
Unknown: Locatelli Introduzione

: Night Waves

Arts magazine programme. Producer Tim Prosser


Producer: Tim Prosser

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

3/5. Journalist Agnes Poirier imagines what Voltaire, the father of "laïcité" would make of moves to ban the burka in France.


Unknown: Agnes Poirier

: Late Junction

A track from the new album / Speak Fula by Mali's Bassekou Kouyate , a 16th-century Fantasia by John Ward played by the viol consort Phantasm, plus pieces by Susumu Yokota and music by jazz guitarist John Abercrombie. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Bassekou Kouyate
Unknown: John Ward
Unknown: Susumu Yokota
Guitarist: John Abercrombie.
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

Cherubini Messa solenne per il Principe Esterhazy
2.25 Chopin Fantasie in F minor, Op 49 2.38 Tetemarm Trio No 7 (Esserdzii Musici) 2.45 Mozart Flute Quartet in D, K285 3.01 Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat, D960
144 Hummel Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 87 4.04 Bella Solemn Overture in E flat 4.11 Cambini Trio for flute, oboe and bassoon, Op 45 No 1 4.25 Mattheson Sonata in C minor for three flutes, Op 1 No 4 431 Handel in den angenehmen Buschen, HWV209 4.35 Fesch Concerto grosso in B flat for two violins, stnngs and continuo. Op 10 No 2 4^5 Diepenbrock L'invitation au voyage
4.51 Humperdinck Overture: Hansel und Gretel
5.01 Toumier Vers fa source dans le bois; Tournier:
Au matin - etude de concert 5.09 de Wert Giunto a la tomba (II settimo libro de madrigal! a cinque voci)
5.15 Vecchl Ardo si, ma non t'amo: Ardi e gela a tua voglia (riposta) 5.19 Luzzaschl Cor mio, deh non languire
5.22 Anon 17th century Court Masques under Charles I and II 5.33 Poulenc Sarabande 5.36 Rachmaninov Prelude in F sharp minor, Op 23 No 1 5.39 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 6.02 Gilse String Quartet (Unfinished, 1922) 6.12 Grieq Violin Sonata No 3 in C minor, Op 45 6.36 Telemann Fantaisie in C (Drei Dutzend Klavier Fantasien) 6.40 Lassus Magnificat (Praeter rerum seriem)
6.49 Hammerschmidt Suite in G


Unknown: Cherubini Messa
Unknown: Wert Giunto
Unknown: Poulenc Sarabande
Unknown: Drei Dutzend Klavier
Unknown: Hammerschmidt Suite

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