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With Penny Gore.
Vivaldi Concerto in A minor for two violins, RV522
6.45 Delius Cello Sonata
7.00 Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D899 No 4
7.45 Honegger Rhapsody for two flutes, clarinet and piano
8.00 Glinka Overture: Ruslan andLyudmila
8.45 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody in A, Op 11 No

With Donald Macleod.
3: Marriage
In 1875, at the age of 40, Saint-Saens married the 19-year-old sister of one of his pupils. And although his career went from strength to strength, personal tragedy struck only two years after the wedding. Romance in F Michael Thompson (horn), BBC NOW, conductor Emmanuel Plasson Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor
Steven Isserlis , LSO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
La Lyre et la Harpe (excerpt) Françoise Pollet (soprano), Hélène Perraguin
(mezzo), Daniel Galvez-Vallejo (tenor),
Didier Henry (baritone), Vittoria Regional Choir and National Orchestra of the lie de
France, conductor Jacques Mercier Prélude: Le Déluge Paris Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Morceau de Concert in Fminor
Michael Thompson (horn), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Emmanuel Plasson


Donald MacLeod.
Michael Thompson
Emmanuel Plasson
Steven Isserlis
Michael Tilson Thomas
Françoise Pollet
Hélène Perraguin
Daniel Galvez-Vallejo
Didier Henry
Jacques Mercier
Daniel Barenboim
Michael Thompson
Emmanuel Plasson

With Rob Cowan.

Gluck, orch Saint-Saens Amour, Viens Rendre Mon Ame (Orphee et Eurydice) - Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner

10.11 Bartok Sonatina - Monique Haas (piano)

10.16 Bach Sonata in B minor, BWV1030 - Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Robert Veyron-Lacroix (harpsichord)

10.34 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D - Bronislaw Huberman, Staatskapelle Berlin, conductor Wilhelm Steinberg

11.03 Bartok Piano Sonata - Martha Argerich

11.15 Haydn Te Deum in C, H XXIIIc 2 - RIAS Chamber Choir, North German Radio Choir, Berlin RSO, conductor Ferenc Fricsay


Rob Cowan

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Performances given at the Philharmonie, Berlin, presented by Jonathan Swain in conversation with Roger Norrington. Gluck Overture: IphigeniainAulis Conductor Roger Norrington
Wagner Wotan's Farewell (Die Walkure) With Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), conductor Claudio Abbado
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) conductor Claudio Abbado


Presented By:
Jonathan Swain
Roger Norrington.
Roger Norrington
Bryn Terfel
Claudio Abbado
Claudio Abbado

Live from Wells Cathedral.
Introit: O Most Merciful (Bullock).
Responses (Piccolo).
Psalms 12, 13, 14 (Stonex, Smart, Turle).
First Lesson: Exodus 12, vv l-14.
Office Hymn: O Strength and Stay (Strength and Stay).
Canticles: The Wells Service (Malcolm Archer) (first broadcast performance).
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 11, wl7-34.
Anthem: Light out of Darkness (Elgar).
Hymn: All Praise to Thee (Engelberg).
Organ Voluntary: Choral-Improvisation sur le Victimae Paschali (Tournemire).


Organist and master of the choristers:
Malcolm Archer
Assistant Organist:
Rupert Gough

Norman Lebrecht chairs another in the series of interactive cultural forums on Radio 3 and the worldwide web. Today:
Is London still the hub of classical music or do they do things better elsewhere?
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Norman Lebrecht

A concert given in March by organist Nicolas Kynaston as part of a series celebrating the restoration of the organ at London's Royal Festival Hall.
Bach Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV548; Pastorale in F, BWV590 Franck Chorale No 3 in A minor
Karg-Elert Poema Esaltato "alia
Scriabin"; Rondo alia Campanella
Reger Prelude and Fugue in D minor, Op56No2
Elgar Sonata in G minor


Nicolas Kynaston
Poema Esaltato

Tonight's late-night listening includes the laid-back sound of Ghana's Palmwine music with Alex Konadu 's International Band, the Blind Boys of Alabama and Basque Trikitixa musicians Joseba Tapia and Xabier Leturia. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Alex Konadu
Joseba Tapia
Xabier Leturia.
Presented By:
Fiona Talkington.

With Jonathan Swain. 12.05 Chopin Nocturne in D flat. Op 27 No 2 12.10
Pelre D'Alverna Dejosta Is Breus Jornae la Lonca
12.20 Robert Hughes Essay 2
12.30 Palestrina Magnificat Primi Toni
12.40 Haydn Symphony No 11 in Eflat
1.00 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G; Symphony No 5 in C minor 2.10 Katia Tchemberdji In Namen Amadeus
2.25 Kodaly Missa Brevis


Jonathan Swain.
Pelre D'Alverna
Robert Hughes
Katia Tchemberdji

Blow The Graces' Dance; Gavott; Sarabande for the Graces (Venus and Adonis)

4.35 Sorkocevic Symphony No 7 in G

4.40 Palestrina Sicut Cervus

4.45 Butterworth Romanza

5.05 Liszt St Francis de Paule Walking on the Water (Legends)

5.15 Berlioz Overture: Le Carnaval Romain

5.25 Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 50 No 1

5.55 Rachmaninov Italian Polka

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