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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

Contributors

Producer:
Anthony Sellors

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
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
Hindemith Ludus
Tonalis Nos 1-4
10.51
Rachmaninov Vespers , Op 37 (extract)
11.09 Maxwell Davies
Trumpet Concerto
11.41 Arensky Quartet in A, Op 35, for violin, viola and two cellos
12.12 Bizet L'Arlesienne-.
Incidental music
12.34 Hindemith
Concert Music for strings and brass, Op 50
Records. Producers Nick Morgan and Kate Bolton (Record Review repeated Wed 2.00pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Osborne.
Unknown:
Bryce Morrison.
Unknown:
Paul Griffiths
Unknown:
Maxwell Davies
Unknown:
Hindemith Ludus
Unknown:
Tonalis Nos
Unknown:
Rachmaninov Vespers
Unknown:
Maxwell Davies
Producers:
Nick Morgan

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)

Contributors

Presenter/Interviewer:
John Drummond
Presenter:
John Tusa
Presenter (Morning Concert):
Mindy Ratner
Interviewee/Conductor:
Edo de Waart
Interviewee/Music Director:
Deborah Borda
Presenter (Minnesota Orchestra Concert):
Eric Friesen
Musicians:
Minnesota Orchestra
Singers:
Minnesota Chorale
Pianist:
Andre Watts
Editor:
Brian Barfield
Editor:
John Boundy
Editor:
Anthony Cheevers
Producer:
Andrew Kurowski
Producer:
Noah Richler
Producer:
Peter Croasdale
Producer:
Hamish Mykura
Producer:
Martin Jenkins

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.

Contributors

Talks:
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

Contributors

Unknown:
Ferguson Hall
Introduced By:
John Drummond.

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.

Contributors

Talks:
Russell Davies
Unknown:
John Updike
Unknown:
George V Higgins
Unknown:
George Plimpton
Unknown:
Roger Angell

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Dominick Argento
Unknown:
Henry James
Presenter:
Michael Berkeley.
Soprano:
Juliana Martha Sheil
Unknown:
Carolyn Campfield
Unknown:
St Paul
Aspern:
Richard Estes (tenor)
Barelli:
Mah Held (bass-Baritone)
Sonia:
Miriam Langsjoen (mezzo)
Painter/Pasquale:
Stephen Boe (bass)
Tina:
Luretta Bybee (mezzo)
Lodger:
Ron Baker (baritone)

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)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Berkeley

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.

Contributors

Unknown:
Garrison Keillor
Unknown:
Bob Fisher

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'.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alexander O'Neal
Unknown:
Robert Sandall

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Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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