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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Gershwin, arr Silverman Promenade (Walking the Dog) Tashi
10.03 Ravel Jeux d'eau Louis Lortie (piano)
10.10 Lully Suite: Le manage force
New York Kammermusiker Double Reed Ensemble, director llonna Pederson
10.20 Bach Cantata No 151: Susser Trost , mein Jesus kommt Soloists, Monteverdi Choir , English
Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.37 Bristow Symphony in Fsharp minor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
11.15 Recordings of music by Louis Spohr recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Unknown: James Jolly.
Unknown: Ravel Jeux
Piano: Louis Lortie
Unknown: Susser Trost
Soloists: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Music By: Louis Spohr

: Composer of the Week: Opera Comique

1/5. Donald Macleod and his guest Karen Henson unravel the colourful world of opera comique. Bizet L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Carmen)
Ambrosian Chorus, LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado Massenet Manon (Act 2, excerpt)
Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), Roberto Alagna
(tenor), Monnaie SO, conductor Antonio Pappano BoTeldieu La dame blanche (Act 1, excerpt)
Radio France Chorus, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, conductor Marc Minkowski
Auber Le domino noir (Act 2, excerpt)
London Voices, ECO, conductor Richard Bonynge Donizetti La fille du regiment (Act 1, excerpt) Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Eric Garrett (bass),
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Richard Bonynge
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Karen Henson
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Massenet Manon
Soprano: Angela Gheorghiu
Soprano: Roberto Alagna
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Auber Le
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: Donizetti La
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Tenor: Eric Garrett
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Producer: Johannah Smith
Carmen: Teresa Benjanza (mezzo)
Dickson: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor)
Unpaysan: Bernard Dehont (bass)
Jenny: Annick Massis (soprano)
Georges Brown: Rockwell Blake (tenor)
Gill Perez: Jules Bastin (bass)
Lord Elfort: Gilles Cachemaille(bass Baritone)
Jacinthe: Martine Olmeda (mezzo)
Horace deMassarena: Bruce Ford (tenor)
Angeled'Olivares: Sumi Jo (soprano)

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
From London's Wigmore Hall, Sarah Walker introduces a recital by the Arcanto Quartet with pianist Silke Avenhaus.
Gyorgy Kurtag Six moments musicaux Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 81


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Pianist: Silke Avenhaus.
Pianist: Gyorgy Kurtag

: A Tribute to Edward Downes

Penny Gore celebrates the BBC work of conductor Edward Downes , who died in July, aged 85.
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night Respighi Pines of Rome
2.35 Verdi Orchestral music from the operas
Korngold Abschiedslieder , Op 14 Linda Finnie (mezzo)
3.00 Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Tale of Tsar Saltan
3.50 Bruckner Symphony No 6 in A


Unknown: Penny Gore
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Edward Downes
Unknown: Korngold Abschiedslieder
Unknown: Linda Finnie

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Presented by Martin Handley. The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra continues its season with new principal conductor Kiril Karabits by focusing on works with an Italian theme, from composers with Russian connections. Respighi made his home in Rome and spent most of his life there, but not before a spell in St Petersburg studying with Rimsky-
Korsakov. Rachmaninov's last work for piano and orchestra showcases an extrovert demonstration of pianistic wizardry based on a theme by the Italian virtuoso violinist Paganini. And Khachaturian's acclaimed 1956 ballet Spartacus tells the story of the slave-turned-gladiator and revolutionary who almost brought the Roman Empire to its knees. Nikolai Lugansky (piano), Bournemouth
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Karabits Respighi Fountains of Rome
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini Khachaturian Spartacus (complete ballet)
Followed by a focus on the British Composer Awards ahead of the 2009 ceremony this week, with music from some of the nominees and a conversation with Ivan Hewett about listening to new works.


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Kiril Karabits
Piano: Nikolai Lugansky
Unknown: Paganini Khachaturian Spartacus
Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Night Waves

Rana Mitter explores the cultural influence of the Bog People, the ancient human bodies preserved in peat that have inspired figures such as Sigmund Freud , Joseph Beuys and Seamus Heaney. Plus a review of Departures, the Japanese film that won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2009 Oscars. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: Rana Mitter
Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: Joseph Beuys
Unknown: Seamus Heaney.
Producer: Martin Smith

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

1/5. Professor Alexander Brodie examines the observations of Scottish Enlightenment thinker Adam Smith (1723-90) on morality and human behaviour. Reader Bill Paterson.
Producer Sarah Taylor EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Professor Alexander Brodie
Unknown: Adam Smith
Reader: Bill Paterson.
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Jazz on 3

Recorded earlier this month at the London Jazz Festival, US guitarist, composer and singer
Joel Harrison performs material from his latest album Urban Myths, inspired by 1970s electric jazz. Presented by Jez Nelson. Producer Peggy Sutton


Singer: Joel Harrison
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Mozart Piano Trio in C, K548 1.20 Schumann Piano
Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63 1.52 Brahms Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 2.34 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F 3.01 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48
3.33 A Scarlatti Stabat Mater 4.15 Hartmann Deux pieces caractéristiques, Op 25 4.28 Auber Overture: Le cheval de bronze 4.37 Machaut Ploures, dames, ploures vostre servant (Le Veoir Dit) 4.46 Pergolesl Violin Concerto in B flat 5.01 J Strauss (son) Rosen aus dem Suden 5.10 Chopin Mazurkas: in A minor, Op 17 No 4; in G sharp minor, Op 33 No 1: in C, Op 67 No 3; in A flat, Op 59 No 2 5.20 Alpaerts Serenade No 2 in E (Avondmuziek) 5.30 Strauss Till
Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche 5.45 Mozart Exsultate, jubilate, K165 6.00 Grieq Peer Cynt: Suite No 1
6.24 Bach Cantata No 21: Ich hatte viel Bekummernis

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