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Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bizet Overture: La Patrie Detroit SO, conductor Paul Paray
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 10 in E Charles Rosen (piano)
Finzi Introit , Op 6 Rodney Friend (violin), LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
8.30-10.00: Christopher Simpson April (The Months) Sonnerie, director Monica Huggett Henryk Gorecki Torus Tuus The King's Singers
Poulenc Violin
Sonata Josef Suk , Jan Panenka (piano)


Charles Rosen
Finzi Introit
Adrian Boult
Monica Huggett
Henryk Gorecki
Sonata Josef Suk
Jan Panenka

Presented by James Jolly.

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050 - Gareth Morris (flute), Manoug Parikian (violin), Raymond Clark (cello), Philharmonia, director Edwin Fischer (piano)

10.26 Schubert Piano Sonata in F minor, D625 - Paul Badura-Skoda

10.48 Berwald Symphony No 4 in E flat - Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi

11.15 Nielsen Bow Your Head, Flower (Strophic Songs, Op 21, Bk 2 No 1) - Eva Hess-Thaysen (soprano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Douglas Bostock

Enders Lilla Prinsessa - Jussi Bjorling (tenor), Sune Waldimir and his Orchestra

Grieg Fra Monte Pincio (Six Songs, Op 39 No 1) - Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)

11.25 Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra - Chicago SO conductor Pierre Boulez


James Jolly

4/5. Glinka's star was looking distinctly tarnished with all the opprobrium surrounding his acrimonious separation and divorce from his wife. This was soon to change with the production of his second opera that eventually gained a reputation as one of the seminal works of the 19th century.
Ruslan and Lyudmila (excerpts) Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Repeated at 8.45pm


Valery Gergiev
Anna Netrebko (soprano)
Vladimir Ognovienko (bass)
Galina Gorchakova (soprano)
Larissa Dladkova (contralto)
Mikhail Kit (bass)
Gennadi Bezzubenkov (bass)

Introduced by Louis Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Postcards from St Petersburg 3/4. From St Botolph's, Aldgate, in London.
Freddy Kempf (piano) Balakirev islamey
Tchaikovsky May; June (The Seasons, Op 37b) Musorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
2.00 Music from Eastern Europe
Gretchaninov Behold, the Bridegroom Comes; Thy Bridal Chamber (Passion Week)
BBC Singers, conductor Dominic Wheeler
Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Vasily Petrenko
Berlioz La Reine Mab, ou la Fee des Songes
(Romeo et Juliette) Alison Balsom (trumpet), Balsom Ensemble
Kabalevsky Symphony No 2
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Neeme Jarvi Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
BBC Scottish SO, conductor Martyn Brabbins Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)
TrioOndine Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury
Chamber Choir of the Welsh College of Music and Drama, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox


Introduced By:
Louis Fryer.
Musorgsky Pictures
Dominic Wheeler
Vasily Petrenko
Alison Balsom
Martyn Brabbins
Trioondine Gilbert
Richard Hickox
Rebecca Evans (soprano)
James Gilchrist (tenor)
Council for the Plaintiff:
Matthew Brook (baritone)
Neal Davies (bass Baritone)
Learned Judge:
Donald Maxwell (baritone)
Foreman of the Jury:
David Thaxton (baritone)

Presented by Martin Handley. The Hagen
Quartet is made up of three members of one Salzburg family, Lukas, Veronika and Clemens Hagen , plus German violinist Rainer Schmidt. In this concert they perform Schubert's revolutionary final quartet and Haydn's musical depiction of Christ's last words. Schubert String Quartet in G, 0877
Haydn The Seven Last Words of Our Redeemer on the Cross (String Quartet, Op 51)


Presented By:
Martin Handley.
Presented By:
Clemens Hagen
Rainer Schmidt.

The cultural legacy of the late Kurt Vonnegut 's semi-autobiographical novel Slaughterhouse-Five, which focuses on GI Billy Pilgrim 's experience of the Allied fire-bombing of Dresden during the Second World War. Producer Zahid Warley


Kurt Vonnegut
Billy Pilgrim
Zahid Warley

Death and the Philosopher
4/4. The body of Immanuel Kant has been interred, exhumed and reburied several times as his home town of Konigsberg has changed country, name and ideology over time. Lesley Chamberlain asks how a bundle of bones can carry the power of the ideas that once animated the living philosopher.


Immanuel Kant
Lesley Chamberlain

Fiona Talkington plays Chris Hughes 's Slow-
Motion Blackbird, Rautavaara's Cantus Arcticus , songs by Diamanda Galas and Syd Barrett , John Morton 's Music for Music Boxes, the eerie call of the Canadian ringed seal and a setting of the Nunc Dimittis by Holst.


Fiona Talkington
Chris Hughes
Cantus Arcticus
Songs By:
Diamanda Galas
Songs By:
Syd Barrett
John Morton

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Debussy La Mer Sibelius Symphony No 1 Halle Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
2.06 Mundy Lightly She Whipped o'er the Dales
2.09 Anon A Florence la Joyose Cite 2.13 Tchalkovsky Souvenir de Florence 2.46 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225 3.00 Mozart Piano Concerto No 14 in E flat, K449 3.22 Chopin Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45 3.29 Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor,
Op 66 3.58 Vauqhan Williams Variations for Brass Band
4.11 Farnaby The King's Hunt, MB24 No 49 4.13 Byrd The Woods So Wild, MB28 No 85 4.18 Britten Overture:
Canadian Carnival 4.31 Glqout Toccata 4.35 Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7 4.41 Rossini Wind Quartet No 6 in F
4.53 Bellini Overture: Norma 5.00 Bach Prelude and Fugue in C. BWV870 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 2)
5.04 Albinonl Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2
5.15 Gottschalk Souvenir de Porto Rico, Op 31
5.22 Sibelius Dance Intermezzo, Op 45 No 2
5.26 Mozart Symphony No 4 in D, K19 5.39 Danlel-Lesur Suite Medie'vale 5.53 Poulenc Gloria in G 6.23 Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor 6.35 Sweellnck Toccata in G
6.40 Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 20 No 3


Presented By:
Susan Sharpe.
Mark Elder
Poulenc Gloria

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