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With Andrew McGregor , including Rosetti Symphony in D London Mozart Players, conductor Roger Norrington
6.22 Bantock Sapphic Poem Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Royal Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley
7.03 Trad Finnish A Kalevala
Introduction; Singing Snow
Tapiola Choir, Uki Ovaskainen
(piano), director Kari Ala-Pollanen
7.32 Saint-Saens Concert Fantasy: Africa
Laura Mikkola (piano), Tapiola Sinfonietta, conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow
8.05 Bazzini La Ronde des Lutins
Maxim Vengerov (violin), Itamar Golan (piano)
8.40 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto
No 1 in G minor
Stephen Hough , City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Foster

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Conductor:
Roger Norrington
Cello:
Julian Lloyd Webber
Conductor:
Vernon Handley
Piano:
Uki Ovaskainen
Director:
Kari Ala-Pollanen
Piano:
Laura Mikkola
Conductor:
Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Conductor:
Bazzini La Ronde
Piano:
Itamar Golan
Unknown:
Stephen Hough
Conductor:
Lawrence Foster

With Penny Gore.
Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat
Sharon Kam , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
9.23 Granados Allegro de Concierto Thomas Rajna (piano)
9.32 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Günter Wand Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Sharon Kam
Conductor:
Kurt Masur
Conductor:
Granados Allegro
Piano:
Thomas Rajna

John Toal concludes a week of farewells with Beethoven's last piano sonata and the second half of Bach's The Art of Fugue, performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Soloists at various points throughout the programme. He also celebrates the birthday of Michael Tippett.
Nicolai Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Vienna Philharmonic/Carlos Kleiber
10.16 Tippett Songs for Ariel Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano) 10,21 Charles Wood Two Shakespeare Partsongs
Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, director Geoffrey Weber
10.27 Masterprize:
Saveljev Scars of the Soul BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Andrea Quinn
10.45 Artist of the Week:
Conductor Robert Shaw
Rachmaninov Matins (Vespers) Robert Shaw Festival Singers
11.19 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 111 Ivo Pogorelich

Contributors

Unknown:
John Toal
Unknown:
Michael Tippett.
Piano:
Graham Johnson
Director:
Geoffrey Weber
Conductor:
Andrea Quinn
Conductor:
Robert Shaw
Conductor:
Rachmaninov Matins
Unknown:
Ivo Pogorelich

Looking Out, Looking Back
Brian Morton introduces music by a clutch of composers caught looking back to the old countries in Europe or to far-off exotic cultures.
Composers John Harbison and John Corigliano introduce their own music. Richard Hundley Sweet Suffolk Owl William Sharp (baritone), Steven Blier (piano)
Corigliano Poem in October
Robert White (tenor), ensemble
Cage The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs
Cathy Berberian (mezzo)
Griffes The Lament of Ian the Proud
Samuel Ramey (bass-baritone), Warren Jones (piano) Barber Nuvoletta
Cheryl Studer (soprano), John Browning (piano)
John Harbison Mirabai Songs Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor David Zinman
Repeated next Friday 11.30pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Brian Morton
Unknown:
John Harbison
Unknown:
John Corigliano
Baritone:
William Sharp
Piano:
Steven Blier
Tenor:
Robert White
Unknown:
Cathy Berberian
Bass-Baritone:
Samuel Ramey
Piano:
Warren Jones
Soprano:
Cheryl Studer
Piano:
John Browning
Piano:
John Harbison Mirabai
Conductor:
David Zinman

Jazzin' the Archive
Geoffrey Smith surveys jazz and jazz musicians in the BBC archive, introducing music and interviews from American stars such as Duke
Ellington and Cannonball Adderley, plus recordings of British pioneers Stan Tracey and Tubby Hayes.
There is also the chance to hear
Alistair Cooke introducing 1930s jam sessions in New York with Sidney Bechet , Pee Wee Russell and Jack Teagarden. Producer Vicky Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Unknown:
Stan Tracey
Unknown:
Tubby Hayes.
Unknown:
Alistair Cooke
Unknown:
Sidney Bechet
Unknown:
Jack Teagarden.
Producer:
Vicky Whitaker

Concluding the series in which
Michael Hall explores the changing sound of the recorded orchestra.
Today he looks at the London
Philharmonic and introduces recordings of the orchestra playing Berlioz,
Haydn, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Elgar, . Hoist, Mozart, Stravinsky and Beethoven conducted by Thomas Beecham , Hamilton Harty , Eduard van Beinum, Adrian Boult ,
John Pritchard , Bernard Haitink , Georg Solti and Klaus Tennstedt.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Hall
Conducted By:
Thomas Beecham
Conducted By:
Hamilton Harty
Unknown:
Adrian Boult
Unknown:
John Pritchard
Unknown:
Bernard Haitink
Unknown:
Georg Solti
Unknown:
Klaus Tennstedt.

4: The Essential
Solti Richard Osboune , Jonathan Swain and Patrick O'Connor pick their way through Solti's rich recorded legacy and come up with their favourite discs, including orchestral works by Mahler and Bartok and operas by Mozart, Wagner and Strauss. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Solti Richard Osboune
Unknown:
Jonathan Swain
Unknown:
Patrick O'Connor

The Kirov Orchestra's second
Prokofiev concert given at last year's Edinburgh International Festival. Sergei Levitin (violin), Kirov
Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Symphony No 2: Violin Concerto No 2: Symphony No 3

Contributors

Violin:
Sergei Levitin
Conductor:
Valery Gergiev

Ageing Tastes
Concluding the series examining how people's tastes change.
Literature. Richard Hoggart ,
Elizabeth Jennings , Richard Adams , Sir Frank Kermode , Dr Anthony Storr and John Julius Norwich discuss how their tastes in literature and poetry have changed during the course of their lives.

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Hoggart
Unknown:
Elizabeth Jennings
Unknown:
Richard Adams
Unknown:
Sir Frank Kermode
Unknown:
Dr Anthony Storr
Unknown:
John Julius Norwich

The sixth programme in a 14-part series coupling Haydn sonatas with some of Bartok's major piano works. Anne Queffelec (piano)
Haydn Sonata in D, H XVI 24 Bartok Sonatina
Haydn Sonata in E minor, H XVI 34 Next programme Wednesday 10.05pm

Contributors

Piano:
Anne Queffelec

For the new year, a distinctly European edition, introduced by Andrew Sparling.

Pierre Boulez Cummings ist der Dichter - Netherlands Chamber Choir, Schoenberg Ensemble, conductor Reinbert de Leeuw

Jonathan Lloyd Symphony No 4 - BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martyn Brabbins

Gerard Grisey Les Chants de l'Amour - BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Sparling
Conducted By:
Martyn Brabbins
Conductor:
Simon Joly
Producer:
Alan Hall

With John Toal.
Peter Hope Jaunting Car (The Ring of Kerry)
Light Music Society Orchestra, conductor Vivian Dunn
Malcolm Arnold Four Scottish Dances
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny Alan Longford Waltz Pro Arte Orchestra , conductor George Weldon
Billy Mayerl Marigold ; Railroad Rhythm Susan Tomes (piano) Robert Farnon Jumping Bean
Trevor Duncan Girl from Corsica
Sydney Torch Shooting Start
Radio and television theme tunes
Ketelbey In a Persian Market Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia, conductor John Lanchbery Haydn Wood Suite: Paris
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ernest Tomlinson
Repeated from Boxing Day 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown:
John Toal.
Conductor:
Vivian Dunn
Conductor:
Malcolm Arnold
Conductor:
Andrew Penny
Conductor:
Alan Longford Waltz
Conductor:
Pro Arte Orchestra
Conductor:
George Weldon
Conductor:
Billy Mayerl Marigold
Piano:
Robert Farnon
Unknown:
Trevor Duncan Girl
Conductor:
John Lanchbery
Conductor:
Haydn Wood
Conductor:
Ernest Tomlinson

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Mozart Cosi Fan Tutte
Nationale Reisopera Chorus. Concerto Koln, conductor Rene Jacobs
4.35 Ansbach Bach Week Soloists'
Ensemble/Thomas Hengelbrock, Michael Behringer (organ),
Sibylla Rubens (soprano) Bach Cantata No 35: Geist und Seele Sind Verwirret;
Organ Concerto No 1 in D minor Erkki-Sven Tuur Lighthouse Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G Lutoslawski Preludes and Fugue
Bach Cantata No 202: Weichet Nur.
Betrubte Schatten
6.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Conductor:
Rene Jacobs
Conductor:
Ansbach Bach
Unknown:
Michael Behringer
Soprano:
Sibylla Rubens
Fiordiligi:
Sonia Theodoridou (soprano)
Dorabella:
Marie MacLaughun (soprano)
Despina:
Graziella Oddenc (soprano)
Ferrando:
Marcel Reuans (tenor)
Guglielmo:
Klaus Hager (bass)
Don Alfonso:
Pietro Spagnoli (baritone)

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