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with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Mozart, arr Vienna Flautists Adagio and Allegro (K594) Vienna Flautists
Songbook Series:
7.32 Wolf Italienisches
Liederbuch Nos 9-12
Felicity Lott (soprano) Peter Schreier (tenor)
Graham Johnson (piano)
7.44 Strauss Till
Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Vienna SO/Josef Krips
8.05 Milhaud
Suite: Scaramouche
John Ogdon and Brenda Lucas (pianos)
8.18 Tallis
Motet: Spem in alium
Winchester Cathedral Choir
Winchester College Quiristers Vocal Arts/David Hill
8.43 Mozart Horn Concerto
No 4 in E flat (K495)
Hermann Baumann (horn) St Paul CO , conductor
Pinchas Zukerman Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor.
Soprano:
Felicity Lott
Tenor:
Peter Schreier
Piano:
Graham Johnson
Piano:
Strauss Till
Unknown:
John Ogdon
Pianos:
Brenda Lucas
Horn:
Hermann Baumann
Conductor:
St Paul Co
Conductor:
Pinchas Zukerman

with Piers Burton-Page , including at approximately
9.45 Wilfred Josephs
Concerto for Light Orchestra BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
9.55 Dvorak Serenade in D minor for wind, Op 44 Orpheus CO
10.20
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G (BWV 1048)
CPE Bach CO, conductor
Hartmut Haenchen
10.30 Artist of the Week:
Jacques Thibaud (violin) Beethoven Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer)
Alfred Cortot (piano)
11.00 Saint-Saens The
Assassination of the Duke of Guise, Op 128
Musique Oblique Ensemble
11.20 Florent Schmitt
Kermesse-Valse (L'Eventail de Jeanne)
BBC SO/Robert Ziegler
11.40 Bantock Celtic
Symphony
Royal Philharmonic/Handley Interspersed with settings of Housman's A Shropshire Lad.

Contributors

Unknown:
Piers Burton-Page
Conductor:
Barry Wordsworth
Conductor:
Dvorak Serenade
Unknown:
Bach Brandenburg
Artist:
Hartmut Haenchen
Violin:
Jacques Thibaud
Violin:
Beethoven Sonata
Piano:
Alfred Cortot
Unknown:
Florent Schmitt

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor David Atherton
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) Musorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
Stravinsky Symphony in C Dvorak
Cello Concerto in B minor

Contributors

Conductor:
David Atherton
Cello:
Ralph Kirshbaum

Andrew Green begins a four-part series exploring the best of Britain's amateur choirs, as heard at the Choir of the Year competition. 1: Barbershop
Featuring Hallmark of Harmony, Shannon Express and the all-female White
Rosettes.
Producer Peter Thresh

Contributors

Unknown:
Shannon Express
Producer:
Peter Thresh

Rick Wakeman of the rock band Yes is one of the world's foremost synthesiser players. Tommy Pearson pays him a visit and hears how he and his engineers use the instrument to create their own world of sounds.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rick Wakeman
Unknown:
Tommy Pearson

Troilus and Cressida
Walton's only full-length opera comes to the Royal Opera House in a new production by Opera North, the first for nearly 20 years. Lyrical and romantic, the opera focuses on the love between Troilus and Cressida, which drives the story to its tragic conclusion. Sung in English. Presented by James Naughtie.

Opera North Chorus
English Northern Philharmonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Act
8.15 Edith Sitwell - Behind the Facade
Naomi Lightman searches the poetry and the life to discover enduring qualities behind the oddities and extravagances.
8.30 Act 2
9.15 Interval
"The better the poem, the better the music!" (Walton) Humphrey Burton looks at the genesis of Troilus and Cressida, in conversation with Lady Walton, including letters between Walton and his librettist
Christopher Hassall , read by Bob Peck and Christopher Fairbank.
9.35 Act 3
Sponsored by the Peter Moores Foundation

Contributors

Presented By:
James Naughtie.
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Writer:
Edith Sitwell
Interval:
Naomi Lightman
Presenter:
Humphrey Burton
Lyricist:
Christopher Hassall
Read By:
Bob Peck
Read By:
Christopher Fairbank.
Cressida:
Judith Howarth (soprano)
Troilus:
Arthur Davies (tenor)
Evadne:
Yvonne Howard (contralto)
Pandarus:
Nigel Robson (tenor)
Diomede:
Alan Opie (baritone)
Calkas:
Clive Bayley (bass)
Antenor:
James Thornton (bar)
Horaste:
David Owen-Lewis (bass)
First watchman:
Bruce Budd (bass)
Second watchman:
Stephen Dowson (baritone)
Third watchman:
Brian Cookson (tenor)

Into the Night Christopher Cook is prompted by a new book by Al Alvarez to look to the night skies and investigate how artists and writers respond to the night. Producer Abigail Appleton

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Book By:
Al Alvarez
Producer:
Abigail Appleton

Arleen Auger in Concert The soprano, who died in 1993, is heard in a recital recorded at Pebble Mill six years earlier, with Dalton Baldwin (piano) Schumann Widmung ; Roselein; Er ist's; Des
Sennen Abschied; Kennst du das Land?: Singet nicht in Trauertonen
Schubert Fruhlingsglaube; Der Schmetterling; Nacht und Traume; Liebe schwarmt auf alien Wegen; Erster Verlust ; Gretchen am
Spinnrade
Strauss Das Rosenband;
Mohnblumen; Die Zeitlose;
Efeu; Freundliche Vision;
Herr Lenz
Producer Jeremy Hayes
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown:
Arleen Auger
Piano:
Dalton Baldwin
Piano:
Schumann Widmung
Unknown:
Erster Verlust
Unknown:
Herr Lenz
Producer:
Jeremy Hayes

BBC Radio 3

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More