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With Sandy Burnett.
Respighi TritticoBotticelliano
ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
6.30 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 23 Gidon Kremer ,
Martha Argerich (piano)
7.00 Liszt Les Jeux d'Eau à la Villa d'Este (Annees de Pèlerinage, Book 3) Georges Cziffra (piano)
7.30 Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C, BWV1009 Ralph Kirshbaum
8.00 Sibelius Luonnotar , Op 70
Soiveig Kringelborn (soprano), Royal Stockholm PO, conductor Paavo Jarvi
8.40 Bizet L 'Arlesienne: Suite No 2 Bastille Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandy Burnett.
Conductor:
Neville Marriner
Unknown:
Gidon Kremer
Piano:
Martha Argerich
Piano:
Georges Cziffra
Unknown:
Ralph Kirshbaum
Unknown:
Sibelius Luonnotar
Conductor:
Paavo Jarvi
Conductor:
Myung-Whun Chung

Donald Macleod looks at Bax's output during the period of the First World War and the Easter Rising of 1916 in Dublin. The composer lived in Dublin and knew some of the leaders who were executed. Elegiac Trio Roger Chase (viola), Philippa Davies (flute), Skaila Kanga (harp) Summer Music Ulster Orchestra, conductor Sachio Fujioka
Tintagel BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba Mater Ora Rlium ; I Sing of a Maiden Finzi Singers, director Paul Spicer

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Viola:
Roger Chase
Viola:
Philippa Davies
Flute:
Skaila Kanga
Conductor:
Rumon Gamba
Conductor:
Mater Ora Rlium
Director:
Paul Spicer

With Rob Cowan.
Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat, Op 45 No 3 Czech PO, conductor Karel Sejna
10.14 Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No 3 Zehetmair Quartet
10.41 Listener Request:
Elizalde Violin Concerto Christian Ferras, LSO, conductor Gaston Poulet
11.06 Dvorak Legends, Op 59: No 1 in D minor; No 2 in G: No 3 in G minor: No 4 in C Czech PO, conductor Karel Sejna

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Conductor:
Karel Sejna
Conductor:
Gaston Poulet
Conductor:
Karel Sejna

Spitalflelds Festival
Petroc Trelawny continues his tour of the Spitalfields area with Alan Dein. Highlights from this year's festival include another performance from the festival's education artists-in-residence, Ensemble Bash. Plus: Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 77Nol Vanbrugh Quartet
Jonathan Dove All You who Sleep Tonight Nuala Willis (contralto) accompanied by the Composer (piano)
Messiaen Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum Royal Academy of Music
Symphonic Winds, conductor Thierry Fischer

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Dein.
Unknown:
Jonathan Dove
Contralto:
Nuala Willis
Conductor:
Thierry Fischer

The Two Elizabeths. Susan Sharpe presents a recital of music from both queens' reigns. Jacob Heringman (lute), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Tippett Dance , Clarion Air
Byrd 0 Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth Our Queen
Morley Hard By a Crystal Fountain Dowland The Most Sacred Queene Elizabeth, Her Galliard; The Rt Hon Robert, Earl of Essex, His Galliard
Weelkes As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill
Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana) Bennet All Creatures Now
Byrd My Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home John Johnson Passamezzo Antico
Bateson Hark , Hear You Not
Bliss Aubade for Coronation Morning

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe
Unknown:
Jacob Heringman
Conductor:
Stephen Cleobury
Conductor:
Tippett Dance
Unknown:
Bateson Hark

Another chance to hear last Thursday's Prom. Introduced by Sarah Walker. Barbara Frittoli (soprano),
BBC Philharmonic, conductors James MacMillan and Gianandrea Noseda
MacMillan Symphony No 3 (Silence) Strauss Four Last Songs
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Revised repeat

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sarah Walker.
Soprano:
Barbara Frittoli
Conductors:
James MacMillan
Conductors:
Gianandrea Noseda

British tenor Philip Langridge discusses the rich legacy of English song, with examples from Purcell, Dowland, Quilter, Tippett, Britten and Bax. Singers include
Alfred Deller , Richard Lewis , Ann Murray ,
Peter Pears , Owen Brannigan and Janet Baker.

Contributors

Tenor:
Philip Langridge
Unknown:
Alfred Deller
Unknown:
Richard Lewis
Unknown:
Ann Murray
Unknown:
Peter Pears
Unknown:
Owen Brannigan
Unknown:
Janet Baker.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
The Proms' exploration of Greek myths continues with Strauss's operatic thriller about Princess Elektra and her ruthless quest to revenge her father's death. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.

Strauss Elektra

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Donald Runnicles

(This concert is televised on BBC4 at 7.30pm/1.35am)

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephanie Hughes
Musicians:
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor:
Donald Runnicles
Elektra:
Gabriele Schnaut (soprano)
Chrysothemis:
Janice Watson (soprano)
Clytemnestra:
Felicity Palmer (mezzo)
Aegisthus:
John Treleaven (tenor)
Orestes:
Alan Held (bass)
First maid:
Susan Gorton (contralto)
Second maid:
Antonia Sotglu (mezzo)
Third maid:
Sarah Castle (mezzo)
Fourth maid:
Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano)
Fifth maid:
Rebecca Nash (soprano)
Overseer:
Mary Lloyd Davies (soprano)
Young servant:
Huw Rhys-Evans (tenor)
Maidservants and men and women of the household:
London Voices

2: The Queen of Roads. Dennis Marks traverses new towns Mussolini built for the citizens of his third Roman Empire, the pleasure palaces of the Emperor Tiberius and Lady Emma Hamilton , and witnesses a war between two Neapolitan pizzerias.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Marks
Unknown:
Lady Emma Hamilton

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Fiona Talkington introduces the oldest
Bach Choir in the USA, on its first UK tour. Tamara Matthews and Rosa Lamoreaux (sopranos), Daniel Taylor (countertenor), Benjamin Butterfield (tenor), Daniel Lichti (bass-baritone), Bach Choir of Bethlehem, Bach Festival Orchestra, conductor Greg Funfgeld
Bach Cantata No 191: Gloria in Excelsis Dec
Mendelssohn Jauchzet dem Herrn Alle Welt, Op 69 No 2; Richte Mich , Gott,
Op 78 No 2; Herr, Nun Lassest du Deinem Diener in Frieden Fahren , Op 69 No l;Zum Abendsegen: Herr. Sei Gnadig Unserm Flehn Ubby Larsen / It Am (BBC/Bach Choir co-commission; first performance)
Bach Cantata No 34: 0 Ewiges Feuer

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Unknown:
Tamara Matthews
Sopranos:
Rosa Lamoreaux
Sopranos:
Daniel Taylor
Tenor:
Benjamin Butterfield
Tenor:
Daniel Lichti
Bass-Baritone:
Bach Choir
Conductor:
Greg Funfgeld
Unknown:
Richte Mich
Unknown:
Deinem Diener
Unknown:
Frieden Fahren
Unknown:
Ubby Larsen

With Susan Sharpe.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D,
BWV1050 12.25 Palestrina Litaniae de
Beata Virgine Maria 12.30 Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 111 1.00 Schubert Die Burgschaft, D246; Hektors Abschied , D312b; Leichenfantasie, 07 2.15 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique, Op 14 3.10 Debussy Violin Sonata 3.25Joaquin Turina Oanzas Fantasticas, Op 22
3.40 Dvorak Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky) 4.10 Javier Busto Ave Maria 4.20 Bruckner Ave Maria
4.25 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon
4.30 Scarlatti, arr Kain Sonata in F, Kk518
4.35 Papandopulo Rapsodia Concertante
4.50 Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op 14 5.00 Verdi Overture: Nabucco
5.05 Salomone Rossi Rimanti in Pace
5.15 Chopin Etude in E, Op 10 No 3; Nocturne in D flat, Op 27 No 2
5.25 Vivaldi Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera, RV630 5.30 Crusell Introduction and Variations on a Swedish Drinking Song, Op 12 5.40 Waelrant Musiciens Qui Chantez a Plaisir
5.45 Obrecht Fuga; J 'Ay Pris Amours

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe.
Unknown:
Bach Brandenburg
Unknown:
Palestrina Litaniae
Unknown:
Hektors Abschied

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