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With Penny Gore.
Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D935 No 2 Imogen Cooper (piano)
6.45Saint-Saens Fantaisie, Op 124 Skaila Kanga (harp),
Kenneth Sillito (violin)
7.00 Gullmant Morceau Symphonique , Op 88 Christian Lindberg (trombone),
Bamberg SO, conductor Leif Segerstam
7.30 Mendelssohn Piano Quartet No 2 in F minor, Op 2 Schubert Ensemble of London
8.00 Rameau Overture to Act 1: Les
Surprises de I 'Amour Les Talens Lyriques , conductor Christophe Rousset
8.50 Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux , Op 39: No 3 in F sharp minor; No 4 in B minor Boris Berezovsky (piano)

Contributors

Piano:
Imogen Cooper
Harp:
Skaila Kanga
Violin:
Kenneth Sillito
Violin:
Gullmant Morceau Symphonique
Unknown:
Christian Lindberg
Conductor:
Leif Segerstam
Conductor:
Talens Lyriques
Conductor:
Christophe Rousset
Conductor:
Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux
Piano:
Boris Berezovsky

Today Donald Macleod explores some of the works Shostakovich composed for his instrument, the piano.
Piano Concerto No 1 (lstmvt) John Ogdon ,
John Wilbraham (trumpet),
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
Piano Quintet, Op 5 7 (excerpt) Ian Brown , Nash Ensemble Piano Trio No 2, Op 67 Olli Mustonen ,
Joshua Bell (violin),
Steven Isserlis (cello)
See also BBC Proms2000 7.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Unknown:
John Ogdon
Unknown:
John Wilbraham
Unknown:
St Martin
Conductor:
Neville Marriner
Unknown:
Ian Brown
Unknown:
Olli Mustonen
Violin:
Joshua Bell
Cello:
Steven Isserlis

With Jonathan Swain.
Tchaikovsky Children 's Album, Op 39
Nos 1-11 and 14 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
10.21 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras
No 7 New World SymphonyOrchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.49 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Piano:
Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor:
Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor:
Eduard van Beinum

West Cork Chamber Music Festival
Sean Rafferty introduces more music from last month's festival and talks to the festival's artistic director Christopher Marwood and Belfast-born composer
Deirdre Gribbin , whose new quartet was commissioned for the festival.
Schnittke Hymn IV
Quirine Viersen (cello), Andreja Malir (harp),
Hans-Kristian Sorensen (timpani), Stephen Kelly (tubular bells), Peter Whelan (bassoon),
David Adams (harpsichord)
Janacek String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)
Panocha Quartet
Vasks Violin Concerto
Katarina Andreasson ,
Swedish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hans-Kristian Sorensen
Deirdre Gribbin Flight; Chispa; Burn (Amazing Face) (first performance) Vanbrugh Quartet

Contributors

Introduces:
Sean Rafferty
Director:
Christopher Marwood
Unknown:
Deirdre Gribbin
Harp:
Andreja Malir
Harp:
Hans-Kristian Sorensen
Unknown:
Stephen Kelly
Bassoon:
Peter Whelan
Harpsichord:
David Adams
Unknown:
Katarina Andreasson
Conductor:
Hans-Kristian Sorensen
Conductor:
Deirdre Gribbin

Another chance to hear Sunday's Prom. Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), Glenn Winslade (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass),
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Eigar The Dream of Gerontius (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor:
Glenn Winslade
Bass:
Alastair Miles
Conductor:
Andrew Davis

Spanish Keyboard Music. Although not a native, Domenico Scarlatti is arguably the most famous composer of keyboard music from the Iberian Peninsula. LucieSkeaping introduces some of Spain's indigenous keyboard composers, including Antonio de Cabezon , Correa de Arauxo ,
Juan Cabanilles , Manuel Blasco de Nebra and Antonio Soler. Producer Chris Wines

Contributors

Unknown:
Domenico Scarlatti
Unknown:
Antonio De Cabezon
Unknown:
Correa de Arauxo
Unknown:
Juan Cabanilles
Unknown:
Manuel Blasco de Nebra
Unknown:
Antonio Soler.
Producer:
Chris Wines

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.40 Chabrier's Espana performed by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra under
Charles Dutoit ; at 6.00 Dvorak's Slavonic Dance in C, Op 46 No 1, played by Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos); and at
6.40 Mozart's Symphony No 10 in G played by the Vienna Concentus Musicus under Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Rafferty.
Unknown:
Charles Dutoit
Unknown:
Marielle Labeque
Unknown:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Alexander Lazarev brings his own orchestra south to London for a sparky Russian programme that features one of Radio 3's New Generation Artists in a Shostakovich concerto, Prokofiev's rarely heard second symphony - last heard at the Proms in 1966 - and Tchaikovsky's ever-popular Romeo and Juliet.

Alban Gerhardt (cello), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev

Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet

Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1

8.25 Twenty Minutes: Performing Art
The fourth in a series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music. Today Christopher Cook talks to Valerie Mendes about the Japanese dress designer Michiko Koshino's 1993 New Age Traveller Ensemble.

8.45 Prokofiev Symphony No 2

(Repeated Wednesday 16 August 2pm)

Contributors

Cellist:
Alban Gerhardt
Musicians:
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor:
Alexander Lazarev
Presenter (Twenty Minutes):
Christopher Cook
Guest (Twenty Minutes):
Valerie Mendes

Writer Michele Roberts explores the public and private meanings of one of the most controversial and enigmatic paintings of the 19th century- Manet's Le Déjeuner surl'Herbe. The programme looks at the source of Manet's famous open-air nude and considers its real-life protagonists and its references to previous paintings.
Michele Roberts presents the painting as a barometertestingthe sexual and political climate of Paris in the 1860s. Producer Chris Wines (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michele Roberts
Unknown:
Michele Roberts

Verity Sharp presents old and new music, including Latin jazz pianist Michel Camilo and flamenco guitarist Tomatitio playing
Spain by Chick Corea , plus chant from the monastery of Montserrat.

Contributors

Unknown:
Verity Sharp
Pianist:
Michel Camilo
Unknown:
Chick Corea

With Jill Anderson.
Telemann Trio Sonata in F
12.10 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C,
BWV1066 12.35 Chedeville Sonata, Op 8 (L 'Allemande)
12.50 Lassus Motet: Dulces Exuviae
1.00 Franck Symphony in D minor
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
1.55 Strauss Suite in B flat for 13 wind instruments, Op 4
2.20 Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52
2.35 Beethoven String Trio in E flat, Op 3
3.15 Crusell Sinfonia Concertante in B flat
3.55 Torelli Concerto in G minor, Op 8 No 6 (Christmas)
4.05 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D for two violins and continuo 4.25 Nielsen Bute Concerto
4.45 Maurice Dela Sonatine
5.00 Gershwin Second Rhapsody
5.15 Delibes Bell Song(Lakme)
5.20 Clara Schumann Quatre Pièces Fugitives, Op 15
5.40 Melartin, arr Jalas Marionettes Suite

Contributors

Unknown:
Jill Anderson.
Unknown:
Franck Symphony
Unknown:
Carl Maria von Weber
Unknown:
Strauss Suite
Unknown:
Chopin Ballade
Unknown:
Maurice Dela Sonatine

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