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Offenbach Overture: Orpheus in the Underworld
7.10* Dionisio Aguado Adagio. Op 2 No 1: JULIAN BREAM (guitar)
7.18* Handel Concerto grosso in B flat, Op 3 No I
ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS/ NEVILLE MARRINER
7.35 Rossini Overture: The Silken Ladder
NATIONAL PO/RICCARDO CHAILLY
7.41* Sarasate, arr Vladimir Mendelssohn Fantasy on Bizet's
Carmen JEAN-JACQUES KANTOROW (violin) PAGANINI ENSEMBLE
7.53* Brahms Ballade in D minor, Op 10 No 1 (Edward) STEPHEN BISHOP KOVACEVICH (piano)
7.58* Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Snow Maiden
ROBERTA ALEXANDER (soprano) ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC CHOIR
AND ORCHESTRA/DAVID ZINMAN
A look ahead to the week's highlights on Radio 3.
Presented by Simon Milner Producer PETER BERG
led by RICHARD HOWARTH conducted by BARRY WORDSWORTH PHILIP FOWKE (piano)
John Field Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Clementi Symphony No 3 in G (Great National Symphony)
Introduced by Richard Osborne. Record Review
Building a Library:
Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms by Paul Griffiths.
Stephen Walsh reviews recent Bartok releases, including Bluebeard's Castle and the six string quartets.
10.40 Record Release
Bartok Violin Concerto No 2 (Mono: 1953)
YEHUDI MENUHIN (violin) PHILHARMONIA/
11.20* Bartok String Quartet No 3: EMERSON QUARTET
11.35* Edward Seckerson talks to the cellist Yo Yo Ma about his career and his recent recordings.
11.50* Dvorak Piano Trio in F minor, Op 65
YOUNG UCK KIM (violin) YOYO MA (Cello)
EMANUEL AX (piano)
12.34* Dvorak American Suite, Op 98b: RLPO/UBOR PESEK
Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS ('Record Review ' is repeated on Wednesday at 2. 00pm)
Gillian Reynolds talks to people involved at the centre of current controversies in the arts world.
City of London Festival
The fourth of five concerts given by MUSICA ANTIQUA. COLOGNE Jed Wentz (flute)
Reinhard Goebel and Manfred Kramer (violins) Florian Deuter (viola) Phoebe Carrai (cello)
Thierry Maeder (harpsichord) Telemann (1681-1767)
Concerto in D minor, for flute, violin, cello and harpsichord; Concerto in d, for two violins, cello and continuo;
Quartet in E minor (Tafelmusik: Book 3). for flute, violin, cello and harpsichord;
Trio in E flat. for two violins, viola and continuo;
Quartet in B flat, for two violins, viola and continuo
(Given on 15 July 1988, in St Michael Church,Cornhill,inassociationwith National Westminster Bank pic)
CÉClLE OUSSET (piano)
BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA led by JAMES CLARK conducted by TADAAKI OTAKA Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
2.55* Interval Reading
3.00* Mahler Symphony No 5 in c sharp minor (R)
... they responded quite magnificently to music that makes the strongest bid to tax and exhaust performers both physically and emotionally. THE INDEPENDENT
ALISTAIR MILES (bass)
ELISABETH MARCUS (piano)
Keel Three Salt Water Ballads Schubert Grenzen der Menschheit Strauss Das Thai
Schubert Der Kampf Strauss Im Spatboot
Introduced by Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
Paul Barker (in the Chair) talks with Peter Conrad , Christopher Cook and Marina Vaizey. This week's subjects:
Martin Stellman 's film
For Queen and Country; a South Bank Show profile of Patrick Leigh Fermor on ITV; Speed the Plow by David Mamet at the National Theatre; the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London; and Margaret Atwood 's novel Cat's Eye.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH. Mono
by Mussorgsky arranged by Shostakovich. CLAUDIO ABBADO conducts ALFRED KIRCHNER 'S new production which opened last Saturday at the Vienna State Opera, with a libretto by THE COMPOSER and VLADIMIR STASOV With
Set in the years immediately before Tsar Peter the Great assumed full control in 1694, Mussorgsky's opera is a vivid portrayal of a nation torn apart by religious and political strife, held together only by military force. (sung in Russian) (tenor) (baritone) (bass) (tenor) (baritone) (soprano) (tenor) (mezzo-soprano) (bass) (tenor) (mezzo-soprano) (baritone) (tenor)
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF
THE VIENNA STATE OPERA Acts 1 and 2 8.15* Claudio Abbado talks about his role as Musical Director of the Vienna State Opera.
8.25* Acts 3, 4 and 5 (Austrian Radio recording)
Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel
Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin (R)
Six programmes of French cabaret songs presented by Richard Mayne.
4: Piafand Friends
With Edith Piaf , Yves Montand , Christiane Legrand , Gilbert Becaud , Charles Aznavour , Jacques Pills , Theo Sarapo and Mireille Mathieu. Records Producer JOHN THORNLEY