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With Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Beriot Scene de Ballet, Op 100 Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Op 4 7
8.00-9.00: Mozart Adagio in B minor, K540 Poulenc Chansons Gaillardes
Haydn Symphony No 85 in B flat (La Reine) Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed] email: Address: Morning on 3, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Tommy Pearson.

Andrew McGregor plays the latest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: lain Burnside recommends a recording of Britten's
Serenade fortenor, horn and strings, from those currently available.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 Patrick O'Connor reviews recent opera recordings, including Charles Mackerras 's
English-language version of tonight's Opera on 3, Janacek's Jenufa, Andrea Bocelli in Verdi's
// Trovatore, and Christian Thielemann 's new recording of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.
11.15 An interview with Australian choral conductor Graham O'Reilly about his Paris-based choir, Ensemble Europeen William Byrd.
11.45 The Listening Booth: Listeners may choose from the list of new CD releases on the programme website .
12.30 Disc of the Week: Mahler Symphony No 3 (excerpt) Petra Lang (mezzo),
Netherlands Children's Choir, Prague
Philharmonic Choir, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
PHONE: [number removed] email: Text: [number removed] Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1. page 651


Andrew McGregor
Patrick O'Connor
Charles MacKerras
Andrea Bocelli
Christian Thielemann
Graham O'Reilly
William Byrd.
Petra Lang
Riccardo Chailly

Catherine Bott presents a live edition from the National Centre for Early Music in York, featuring the ensemble Ricordo with members of Het Caecilia Concert, marking the 300th anniversary, on 3 May, of the death of violin virtuoso and composer Heinrich Biber.
Featuring music by Biber and his contemporaries Schmelzer, Froberger, Viviani and Weckmann. Biber is also featured in Performance on 3 on Tuesday at 7.30pm


Virtuosi Catherine Bott
Heinrich Biber.

Stacey Kent introduces a concert of Latin- and salsa-flavoured jazz from British pianist and composer Alex Wilson and his septet. Recorded earlier this week at the Glasgow Jazz Festival. Introduced by Stacey Kent.


Stacey Kent
Alex Wilson
Introduced By:
Stacey Kent.

Blues to Be There
2/3. Alyn Shipton continues his overview of the Newport Jazz Festival, which is 50 years old this year, with an examination of some of the challenges experienced by the festival organisers, such as street riots in Newport and Charles Mingus 's Newport Rebel Festival. With classic performances from
Dizzy Gillespie , Anita O'Day and John Coltrane , and contributions from George Wein , Benny Golson , Don Alias , Cleo Laine and Archie Shepp.


Alyn Shipton
Charles Mingus
Dizzy Gillespie
Anita O'Day
John Coltrane
George Wein
Benny Golson
Don Alias
Cleo Laine
Archie Shepp.

This performance of Janacek's opera, recorded on 21 January on the centenary of its premiere by Brno National Opera, is broadcast today on the composer's 150th birthday. Presented by John Tusa in conversation with Dennis Marks , the performers, and director David Pountney.
Brno National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink
Radio 3's celebrations of Janacek's 150th birthday continue tomorrow at 9am with Janacek Day


Presented By:
John Tusa
Dennis Marks
David Pountney.
Jaroslav Kyzlink
Helena Kaupova (soprano)
Anja Silja (soprano)
Lacajenufa's cousin:
Peter Straka (tenor)
Steva his half-brother:
Mlchal Lehotsky (tenor)
Grandmother Buryja:
Marta Benackova (mezzo)
Foreman at:
Jiri Jirisulzenko(bass)
The mayor:
Richard Novak (bass)
His wife:
Jitka Zerhauova (mezzo)
Karolka, his daughter:
Yvetta Tannenbergerova (soprano)

Ian McMillan with new writing by ColinTeevan and Ken Campbell. Plus a profile of 19th-century Dorset poet William Barnes. Producer Horatio Clare


Ian McMillan
Ken Campbell.
William Barnes.
Horatio Clare

Trimming Pablo
A cubist entertainment written and produced by DaveSheasby, recalling the night in 1950 when Picasso came to Sheffield for a Communist-sponsored World Peace Conference that was wrecked by the Government, who refused to grant entry visas to other foreign delegates.

As a prelude to tonight's Hear and Now, music from a concert given by the London Sinfonietta in January, conducted by Oliver Knussen. Mauricio Kagel Double Sextet
Augusta Read Thomas In My Sky at Twilight With Nicolas Hodges (piano)


Conducted By:
Oliver Knussen.
Nicolas Hodges

Summer Festivals
1/5. Robert Worby visits the City of London
Festival, which featured a George Crumb series. Eleanor Alberga Tiger Dream in Forest Green George Crumb Vox Balaenae Conchord Sonata for solo cello Claudio Bohorquez
Ancient Voices of Children; Madrigals, Book 3 Carlos Miranda del amor insome noche
(first performance; Radio 3 commission) Galliard Ensemble and friends


Robert Worby
George Crumb
Claudio Bohorquez
Carlos Miranda

Presented by Louise Fryer.
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan; Five Italian Arias Trojahn Occhi Me Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
2.20 Schubert Piano Sonata in D, D850 3.00 Back String Quartet No 2 3.10 Kodaly Summer Evening
3.35 Weber Piano Sonata No 4 in E minor, Op 70
3.55 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV104 7
4.10 Pezel German Dance Suite 4.15 Haydn Piano
Sonata in D, H XVI 33 4.30 Auber Bolero (La Muette de Portici) 4.40 Toumler Au Matin 4.45 Chopin Waltz in Eflat, Op 18 (Grand Valse Brillante) 4.50JStrauss(son), arr Schoenberg Waltz: Roses from the South. Op 388
5.00 Saint-Saens Mon CoeurS 'ouvre (Samson et Dalila)
5.05 Beethoven Variations on Quant' e Piu Bello from
PaisiellosLaMolinara, Wo069 5.10 Villa-Lobos Guitar Prelude No 3 5.20 Josquin des Prez Kyrie; Gloria (Missa Fortuna Desperata) 5.25 Baccusi lo Son Bell Delicata
5.30 Ravel, arrGlllet Piece en Forme de Habanera
5.35 Bizet Parle-Moi de Ma Mere (Carmen) 5.45 Dvorak Legend in C, Op 59 No 4 5.50 Rautavaara Five Sonnets of Orpheus, Op 9 6.05 Massenet, arr anon Mélodie-
Elegie (Les Erinnyes) 6.10 Lindblad String Quartet No 3 in C
6.45 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice


Presented By:
Louise Fryer.
Bach Brandenburg
Saint-Saens Mon
Piu Bello
Son Bell Delicata

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