Open Forum: News and Features
Dvorak Overture: My Home, Op 62
7.10 Bach Oboe d'amore
Concerto in A (BWV 1055)
7.35 Reger A Ballet Suite, Op 130
7.53 Pergolesi Concerto No 6 in Eflat
8.02 Strauss Symphonic Fantasy (Die Frau ohne Schatten). Records
Producer Anthony Sellors
conductor Robert Houlihan
Christopher Blake (horn) Franck Les Eolides
with Richard Osborne.
Building a Library:
Rachmaninov's Preludes by Bryce Morrison. Paul Griffiths reviews two new
Hindemith series and concertos by Maxwell Davies and Birtwistle.
10.40 Record Release
Tonalis Nos 1-4
Rachmaninov Vespers , Op 37 (extract)
11.09 Maxwell Davies
11.41 Arensky Quartet in A, Op 35, for violin, viola and two cellos
12.12 Bizet L'Arlesienne-.
Concert Music for strings and brass, Op 50
Records. Producers Nick Morgan and Kate Bolton (Record Review repeated Wed 2.00pm)
with Ian Hargreaves of the Financial Times.
Radio 3 moves to Minneapolis-St Paul in Minnesota for a special live weekend of programmes reflecting the American Mid-West state.
(A BBC Radio 3 and Minnesota Public Radio co-production)
1.05 John Drummond and John Tusa look ahead to the weekend's highlights.
1.30pm Morning Concert
As Minnesota wakes up, R3 joins Mindy Ratner for MPR's Saturday morning sequence.
2.15pm Minnesota Orchestra
John Drummond talks to the conductor, Edo de Waart, and the music director and president of the orchestra, Deborah Borda, as a prelude to a recent recording from
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis. Introduced by Eric Friesen.
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel
John Adams: Harmonium with the Minnesota Chorale
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor with Andre Watts (piano)
As the main contemporary exhibition space in Minneapolis begins a weekend of open air performances in the Sculpture Garden, and a new exhibition, Sculpture in the 80s, opens in the gallery,
Christopher Cook talks to participants and organisers of the events.
Creative artists and groups profile the multi-ethnic cultural life of Minneapolis-St Paul. Presenter Christopher Cook.
(piano), live from Ferguson Hall , University of Minnesota.
Introduced by John Drummond. Scarlatti Sonatas in E
(Kk 521) and in C (Kk 406) Beethoven Sonata in C, Op 2 No
Debussy Masques; D'un cahier d'esquisses; L'lslejoyeuse
Brendan Gill guides us along the architectural highlights of Summit Avenue.
Russell Davies talks to
John Updike , George V Higgins , George Plimpton and Roger Angell , and travels to Spring Training with the Boston Red Sox to leam about the importance of baseball in the American psyche.
Opera by Dominick Argento based on Henry James 's novella. Presenter Michael Berkeley.
Juliana MARTHA SHEIL (soprano)
Olimpia.... CAROLYN CAMPFIELD (sop) Minnesota Opera Chorus
St Paul CO/George Manahan
8.15 Michael Berkeley talks to Dominick Argento.
8.30 Act 2
Alistair Cooke recalls his experiences in the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Presented by Geoff Watts. In a State in which doctors developed a famous cure for alcoholism and pioneered transplant surgery, three-quarters of a million people lack adequate health insurance.
Dmitri Mitropoulos succeeded Eugene Ormandy as conductor of the Minneapolis Symphony in 1936, a post he held until 1949. Michael Berkeley introduces recordings he made in the 40s and meets musicians who played under his direction.
Lalo Overture: Le Roi d'Ys
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Liszt, arr Busoni Spanish Rhapsody: Egon Petri (piano)
The author Garrison Keillor made his name as the host of the live radio show A Prairie
Home Companion, which was broadcast by Minnesota Public Radio from 1974 to 1987.
Tonight. Radio 3 joins the live broadcast from Wolf Trap Farm Park, Virginia, with Bob Fisher and the Coffee Club
Orchestra, in the grand finale to this year's season of Keillor's new variety show.
Prince, Jam and Lewis, The Replacements, Alexander O'Neal and Husker Du all emerged from the music and club scene of the twin cites.
Robert Sandall investigates the future of the 'Sound'.
The Minnesota based guitarist plays live from MPR's Studio M, and talks with Robert Sandall.
Jazz in performance live from Ruby's Cabaret in downtown
Minneapolis with Leigh Kamman.