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Martin Handley introduces music for Mothers' Day, including:
7.00-8.00: Mozart Variations on Ah, Vous Dirai-Je , Maman, K265 Clara Haskil (piano) Dvorak Songs My Mother Taught Me, Op 55 No 4 (arr for string quartet)
Soweto Quartet Villa Lobos Aria (Cantilena) (Bachiana Brasileira No 5)
Robert Bonfiglio (harmonica), New York Chamber Symphony, conductor Gerard Schwarz Bach Concerto in the Italian Style in F,
BWV971 Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)
8.00-9.00: Suk About Mother, Op 28
Ivan Moravec (piano) Ravel Suite: Ma Mere I'Oye Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
Gershwin That New-Fangled Mother of Mine (Primrose) Leslie Henson (singer), Winter Garden
Theatre Orchestra, conductor John Ansell

Contributors

Introduces:
Martin Handley
Unknown:
Vous Dirai-Je
Unknown:
Robert Bonfiglio
Conductor:
Gerard Schwarz
Harpsichord:
Christophe Rousset
Piano:
Ivan Moravec
Conductor:
Carlo Maria Giulini
Singer:
Leslie Henson
Conductor:
John Ansell

With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus excerpts from the recording of Beethoven's Fidelio recommended on yesterday's CD Review. Other music includes:
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D, RV204 (La
Strava) Rachel Podger , Arte dei Suonatori Don Gillis Symphony No 5½ (Symphony for Fun) New SO conducted by the composer Durufle Quatre Motets surdes Themes
Grégoriens, Op 10 Chorale Stephane Caillat Sibelius Serenade for violin and orchestra, Op 69 No 2 Julian Rachlin (violin),
Pittsburgh SO, conductor Lorin Maazel
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Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Unknown:
Rachel Podger
Unknown:
Don Gillis
Violin:
Julian Rachlin
Conductor:
Lorin Maazel

Michael Berkeley 's guest is Professor Ray Dolan , head of the Institute of Cognitive
Neuroscience at University College London. His musical passions include Sibelius,
Liszt, Falla, Hank Williams and Van Morrison.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Berkeley
Unknown:
Professor Ray Dolan
Unknown:
Hank Williams
Unknown:
Van Morrison.

Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from two lieder recitals given last year at the Schwetzingen Festival in Germany, featuring baritone Matthias Goerne and pianist Eric Schneider performing some of Schumann's most intense and poetic songs, Leichenfantasie, D7, by Schubert, and Beethoven's Gellert Lieder, Op 48.

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephanie Hughes
Baritone:
Matthias Goerne
Pianist:
Eric Schneider

1/4. Inspired by Schubert's Winterreise, the Rt Rev Dr Tom Wright, Bishop of Durham, reflects in words and music on the problems and challenges that confront society today. Today he considers South Africa's renaissance over the past 15 years and the possibility that similar new starts could happen elsewhere. With music by Mozart, Brahms and Afrikaans composer Hans Roosenschoon.

Contributors

Presenter:
The Rt Rev Dr Tom Wright

More listener requests, including Josephine Barstow in the role of Queen Elizabeth I in Britten's Gloriana, Jordi Savall 's
Hesperion XX performing music from
17th-century Bohemia, and a recording of the Karol Szymanowski Quartet.
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Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF52YQ

Contributors

Unknown:
Josephine Barstow
Unknown:
Jordi Savall

With a major new violin festival - Genius of the Violin - about to begin in London, Tom Service looks at the past, present and future of the instrument. With contributions from Gil Shaham, Maxim Vengerov, Nigel Kennedy, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Ida Haendel.

(Coverage of the Genius of the Violin festival begins in Performance on 3 on Thursday at 7.30pm)

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Service
Interviewee:
Gil Shaham
Interviewee:
Maxim Vengerov
Interviewee:
Nigel Kennedy
Interviewee:
Anne-Sophie Mutter
Interviewee:
Ida Haendel
Producer:
Paul Frankl

Amsterdam Baroque Consort
Director Ton Koopman (keyboard)
Lucie Skeaping presents a concert given in Hamburg, marking the 300th anniversary of the death of Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
Weckmann Cantata: Kommet herzu miralle
Charpentier Preludes I and 11; Sarabande, Gigue Angloise (Concert in D minor for four viols); Elevation: Gaudete Dilectissimi ; Passacaglia in D minor; Domine Non Secundum in G minor
Bdhm, arr Koopman Overture in D
Buxtehude Fuga in C for organ, BuxWVI 74 Bruhns Cantata: Der Herr hat seinen Stuhl Charpentier 's music is also featured in Performance on 3 on Friday at 7.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucie Skeaping
Unknown:
Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
Unknown:
Gigue Angloise
Unknown:
Gaudete Dilectissimi
Unknown:
Stuhl Charpentier

The Pretenders
By Henrik Ibsen , translated by Michael Meyer. Paul Scofield stars in this bitter struggle for absolute power, in which three self-centred men dragtheircountry into bloody civil war. None of them understands the nature of selfless love, exemplified by their long-suffering womenfolk.
Music: Mike Sykes Adapted and directed by Martin Jenkins

Contributors

Unknown:
Henrik Ibsen
Translated By:
Michael Meyer.
Translated By:
Paul Scofield
Music:
Mike Sykes
Directed By:
Martin Jenkins
Haakon:
Michael Sheen
Nicholas:
Paul Scofield
Skule:
Gerard Murphy
Ragnhild, his wife:
Sarah Badel
Margaret, his daughter:
Jasmine Hyde
Sigrid, his sister:
Maureen 0 Brien
Dagfinn:
David Bannerman
Gregorius:
John Evrtts
Paul Flida:
Carl Prekopp
Ivar Bodde:
Ian Masters
Peter:
James D'Arcy
Jatgheir:
Ben Crowe
Baard Bratte:
David Collings
Sigard:
Sam Crane

of the Week:
Mozart - the Late Symphonies
1/5. The Haffner. With Donald Macleod. Overture: Die Entfuhrungaus dem Serail, K384; String Quartet in G, K38 7;
Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner) Repeated from Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.

With Louise Fryer.

Schutz Die sieben Worte unsers lieben
Erlosers und Seeligmachers Jesu Christi, SWV4 78; St Matthew Passion, SWV479

2.05 Debussy Preludes, Book

2.45 Respighi Poema Autunnale

3.00 Mielck String Quintet in F, Op 3 3.25 De Wert Qual Musico Gentil

3.35 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in G minor, RV107 7

3.45 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 49

4.00 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome)

4.15 Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata inD, Op 166

4.25 Sweelinck Ondereen Linde Groen

4.30 Forqueray Chaconne (La Morangis ou la Plissay)

4.40 Benoit Regina Coeli

4.45 Sibelius Piano Sonatina, Op 6 7 No 3

4.50 Verdi Overture: Giovannad'Arco

5.00 Bach Prelude and Fugue in G sharp minor, BWV887 (Well Tempered Clavier)

5.10 Schutz Alma Afflitta Che Fai?, SWV4; D'OrridaSelceAlpina, SWV6

5.15 Andriessen Concertino

5.30 Lassus Exurgat Deus

5.35 Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation

5.45 Schubert String Quartet in C, D3 (fragment)

6.00 Pintaric Fantasia and Pastorella in B flat

6.05 Balakirev Tamara

6.25 Trad Horjam

6.30 Tallis Loquebantur Variis Linguis

6.35 Brahms Four Ballades, Op 10

Contributors

Unknown:
Louise Fryer

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