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SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2019

SAT 00:30 Music Planet World Mix (m0008rby)
John Holt, Thomas Mapfumo, Violeta Parra

Global beats and roots music from every corner of the world, including an Albanian Lullaby, John Holt dreaming of Ali Baba, Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited, and Violeta Parra.


SAT 01:00 Through the Night (m0008rc0)
I Tempi Chamber Orchestra

Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto in A minor and Bizet Carmen Suite recorded in Zurich. Catriona Young presents.

01:01 AM
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Oboe Concerto in A minor
Matthias Arter (oboe), I Tempi Chamber Orchestra, Gevorg Gharabekyan (conductor)

01:20 AM
Philippe Racine (b.1958)
Nous n'irons plus
Matthias Arter (oboe), I Tempi Chamber Orchestra, Gevorg Gharabekyan (conductor)

01:32 AM
Georges Bizet (1838-1875), Rodion Shchedrin (arranger)
Suite from Carmen
I Tempi Chamber Orchestra, Gevorg Gharabekyan (conductor)

02:15 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Sonata for piano No.17 in D minor 'Tempest', Op.31/2
Lana Genc (piano)

02:39 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet for strings no.50 (Op.64 No.3) (Hob.III:67) in B flat major
Talisker Quartet

03:01 AM
Johan Svendsen (1840-1911)
Symphony No.2 in B flat major (Op.15)
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Susanna Malkki (conductor)

03:35 AM
Pierre de la Rue (1452-1518)
Missa Sancto Job (complete)
Orlando Consort

04:11 AM
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Rondo in E flat major, Op.16
Ludmil Angelov (piano)

04:21 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Overture, L' Isola disabitata
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Rolf Gupta (conductor)

04:29 AM
Janez Gregorc (b.1934)
Sans respirer, sans soupir
Slovene Brass Quintet

04:35 AM
Luka Sorkocevic (1734-1789), Frano Matusic (arranger)
Symphony No 3 in D major
Dubrovnik Guitar Trio

04:43 AM
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
Sonata in E minor, Kk81
Bolette Roed (recorder), Joanna Boślak-Górniok (harpsichord)

04:51 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Gesang der Parzen (Song of the Fates), Op 89
Oslo Philharmonic Choir, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos (conductor)

05:01 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Theme with variations from Sextet in B flat major (Op.18)
Wiener Streichsextett (sextet), Erich Hobarth (violin), Peter Matzka (violin), Thomas Riebl (viola), Siegfried Fuhrlinger (viola), Susanne Ehn (cello), Rudolf Leopold (cello)

05:10 AM
Marc-Andre Hamelin (1961-)
Variations on a Theme by Paganini for piano
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

05:21 AM
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Audi, coelum, verba mea - from Vespro della Beata Vergine
Lambert Climent (tenor), Lluis Claret (tenor), La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (conductor)

05:29 AM
Jean Francaix (1912-1997)
Serenade for small orchestra
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian (director)

05:39 AM
Johann Philipp Kirnberger (1721-1783)
Flute Sonata in G major
Konrad Hunteler (flute), Wouter Moller (cello), Ton Koopman (harpsichord)

05:50 AM
Rudolf Tobias (1873-1918)
Sonatina No.2 in C minor (Allegro; Adagio molto cantabile; Allegro vivace)
Vardo Rumessen (piano)

05:59 AM
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet No.12 in F Major 'American' (Op.96)
Prague Quartet

06:22 AM
Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783-1847)
Violin Sonatina in A flat major
Klara Hellgren (violin), Anders Kilstrom (piano)

06:37 AM
Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999)
Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra
Lukasz Kuropaczewski (guitar), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jose Maria Florencio (conductor)


SAT 07:00 Breakfast (m0008vyl)
Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk


SAT 09:00 Record Review (m0008vyn)
Andrew McGregor with Jan Smaczny and Laura Tunbridge

with Andrew McGregor.

9.00am

17th-Century Playlist – including Landi's Passacali della vita, Lanier's Love's constancy, Boesset's Je voundrois bien o Cloris etc
Ed Lyon (tenor)
Theatre of the Ayre
Delphian DCD34220
http://delphianrecords.co.uk/product-group/17th-century-playlist/

Beethoven Around the World: Vienna
Rasumovsky Quartets Op. 59 Nos 1 & 2
Quatuor Ébène
Erato 90295395995
https://www.warnerclassics.com/artist/quatuor-ebene

Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
LSO Live LSO0818
https://lsolive.lso.co.uk/products/schumann-symphonies-nos-2-4

9.30am Building a Library – Jan Smaczny on his favourite Martinů recordings

Jan Smaczny presents his five favourite recordings of a 20th Century Czech composer who really deserves to be in every collection. Bohuslav Martinů wrote 6 symphonies, 15 operas, 14 ballet scores and much else besides. His style is eclectic and full of high-energy, propulsive rhythms . Among his operas, Julietta and The Greek Passion are thrilling works. Many of his orchestral works have hints of jazz mixed in with Bohemian and Moravian folk melodies.

Recommended Recordings:

La revue de cuisine
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Hogwood (conductor)
Decca 4336602

Julietta
Maria Tauberova (Julietta)
Ivo Zidek (Michel)
Prague National Theatre Orchestra
Jaroslav Krombholc (conductor)
Supraphon 108176 (2 CDs)

Sonata for cello and piano No. 3
Steven Isserlis (cello)
Peter Evans (piano)
Helios CDH55185

Symphony No. 6 'Fantaises symphoniques', H. 343
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiří Bělohlávek (conductor)
Onyx ONYX4061 (3 CDs)

The Greek Passion
John Mitchinson (Manolios)
Helen Field (Katerina)
John Tomlinson (Grigoris the Priest)
Philip Joll (Kostandis)
Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Mackerras (conductor)
Supraphon 1036112 (2 CDs)

10.20am New Releases

Falla: El Sombrero de Tres Picos and El Amor Brujo
Marina Heredia (cantaora)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)
Harmonia Mundi HMM902271
http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/2538

Landscapes: Music by Scarlatti, Schubert, Mompou and Albéniz
Andrew Tyson (piano)
Alpha ALPHA546
https://outhere-music.com/en/albums/landscapes-alpha546

Soirée: Magdalena Kozena & Friends – songs by Chausson, Dvořák, Brahms etc
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo)
Andrew Marriner (clarinet)
Kaspar Zehnder (flute)/
Rahel Rilling (violin)
Yulia Deyneka (viola)
Wolfram Brandl (violin)
David Adorjan (cello)
Sir Simon Rattle (piano)
Pentatone PTC5186671 (Hybrid SACD)
http://www.pentatonemusic.com/soiree-magdalena-kozena-friends-dvorak-brahms-stravinsky-ravel-chausson-janacek-strauss

Joanna Bailie: Artificial Environments
Plus-Minus Ensemble
NMC NMCD252
https://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/artificial-environments

Saga: Songs by Schubert, Schumann, Loewe & Jensen
Konstantin Krimmel (baritone)
Doriana Tchakarova (piano)
Alpha ALPHA549
https://outhere-music.com/en/albums/saga-alpha549

10.45am New Releases – Laura Tunbridge on Andris Nelsons' Beethoven cycle

Andrew McGregor talks to Laura Tunbridge about a new cycle of the Beethoven symphonies from Andris Nelsons and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9
Wiener Philharmoniker
Andris Nelsons (conductor)
DG 4837071 (5 CDs + 1 Blu-ray Audio)
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/gb/cat/4837071

11.15am Disc of the Week

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (1869 version)
Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Boris)
Maxim Paster (Shuisky)
Mika Kares (Pimen)
Sergei Skorokhodov (Grigory)
Brunnsbo Music Classes
Göteborg Opera Chorus
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano (conductor)
BIS BIS2320 (2 Hybrid SACDs)
https://bis.se/conductors/nagano-kent/mussorgsky-boris-godunov-1869-version-live


SAT 11:45 Music Matters (m0008vyq)
The Orpheus myth

Orlando Figes talks about his new book "The Europeans, Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture" which tells how Europe's cultural life transformed during the course of the 19th century through the lives of the international singer, Pauline Viardot; her husband, Louis; and the writer, Ivan Turgenev. And, as the curtain rises on English National Opera's Orpheus season, Kate talks to mezzo-soprano, Alice Coote and explores the myth with writer and journalist, Charlotte Higgins.


SAT 12:30 This Classical Life (m0008vys)
Jess Gillam with... Freya Waley-Cohen

Jess Gillam and composer Freya Waley-Cohen swap Messiaen's frenetic Joy of the Blood of the Stars from Turangalîla, a Procol Harum classic performed by King Curtis, Ravel, Janacek and Shostakovich.

This Classical Life is also available as a podcast on BBC Sounds.

Here's what we listened to today...

Olivier Messiaen - Turangalîla-Symphonie; V. Joie Du Sang Des Étoiles Vif, Passionné Avec Joie
William Byrd - Miserere Mei, Deus arr. Nico Muhly
Jenna Moynihan and Mairi Chaimbeul - Steaph’s Red Shoes
Maurice Ravel - Piano concerto in G major - Adagio Assai
Gabriella Smith - Carrot Revolution
King Curtis - A Whiter Shade of Pale
Leoš Janáček - Violin Sonata, JW VII/7: 2nd mvt: Ballada con moto
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony no. 11, 4th movement “Alarm”


SAT 13:00 Inside Music (m0008vyv)
Singing piano lines with composer and conductor Graham Ross

Composer and conductor Graham Ross takes us on a journey through music. He discovers perfect palindromes, reveals his conducting heroes from Rene Jacobs to Sir Colin Davis, his love for social music making through Debussy’s piano duets, and finds harpsichords on the battlefield along the way.

Plus, which “Amen” is the best in the repertoire, and what to do with a spare evening in Australia?

At 2 o’clock Graham’s “Must Listen” piece is an exquisitely heartfelt outpouring of grief for Jerusalem.

A series in which each week a musician reveals a selection of music - from the inside.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3.


SAT 15:00 Sound of Cinema (m0008vyx)
Object of Desire

With the screen adaptation of Donna Tartt’s novel ‘The Goldfinch’ just released, Matthew Sweet features some of Trevor Gorecki’s score plus music for films on the theme of covetousness. The programme includes an interview with the film’s composer, Trevor Gureckis, plus music for Indiana Jones, Jason and the Argonauts, The Silver Chalice, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, The Thomas Crown Affair, Woman In Gold, and the Classic Score of the Week - Adolph Deutsche’s music for The Maltese Falcon.


SAT 16:00 Jazz Record Requests (m0008vyz)
28/09/19

Alyn Shipton presents jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners, including music by John Coltrane, Howard McGhee, and Eliane Elias.

DISC 1
Artist Duke Ellington
Title Harlem Airshaft
Composer Ellington
Album Duke Ellington Treasury Shows Vol 10
Label Storyville
Number 9039010 CD 1 Track 8
Duration 3.18
Performers: Cat Anderson, Rex Stewart, Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan, Ray Nance, t; Claude Jones, Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl; Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwicke, as; Al Sears, ts; Harry Carney, bars; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Junior Raglin, b; Sonny Greer, d. 11 August 1945.

DISC 2
Artist Adrian Cox
Title Hallelujah
Composer Youmans, Gray, Robin
Album Profoundly Blue
Label APP Records
Number Track 5
Duration 3.59
Performers; Adrian Cox, cl; Joe Webb, p; Simon Read, b; Gethin Jones, d. 2018.

DISC 3
Artist John Coltrane
Title After The Rain
Composer Coltrane
Album Roy Haynes – A Life in Time
Label Dreyfus
Number FDM 46050 368882 CD 2 Track 3
Duration 4.11
Performers: John Coltrane, ts; McCoy Tyner, p; Jimmy Garrison, b; Roy Haynes, d. 29 April 1963

DISC 4
Artist Howard McGhee
Title Brownie Speaks
Composer Brown
Album Maggie’s Back In Town
Label Fresh Sound
Number 679 CD 1 Track 7
Duration 8.04
Performers Howard McGhee, t; Phineas Newborn Jr., p; Leroy Vinnegar, b; Shelly Manne, d. 26 June 1961.

DISC 5
Artist Woody Herman
Title Jazz hoot
Composer Holman
Album 1964
Label Philips
Number 600118 Track 4
Duration 4.33
Performers Bill Chase, Paul Fontaine, Billy Hunt, Gerlad Lamy, Danny Nolan, t, Phil Wilson, Henry Southall, Kenny Wenzel, tb, Carmen Leggio, John Stevens. Sal Nistico, Nick Brignola, reeds; Woody Herman, cl; Nat Pierce, p; John Andrus, b; Jake Hanna, d. Rec 1963.

DISC 6
Artist Marc Johnson
Title Shades of Jade
Composer Johnson / Elias
Album Shades of Jade
Label ECM
Number Track 3
Duration 7.13
Performers Joe Lovano, ts; Eliane Elias, p; Marc Johnson, b; Joey Baron, d; Feb 2004.

DISC 7
Artist Chris Barber
Title There’ll Be Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight
Composer Metz/Hayden
Album 1959-60
Label Lake
Number 324 CD 2 Track 10
Duration 3.11
Performers Chris Barber tb; Pat Halcox, t; Monty Sunshine, cl; Eddie Smith, bj; Dick Smith, b; Graham Burbidge, d; Ottilie Patterson, v. Jan 1959.

DISC 9
Artist Ken Colyer
Title Lily of the Valley
Composer trad
Album Out of Nowhere
Label Lake
Number 101 Track 2
Duration 5.34
Performers Ken Colyer, trumpet; Sammy Rimington, clarinet, Geoff Cole, trombone; Richard Simmons, piano, John Bastable, banjo, Bill Cole, bass; Bryan Hetherington, drums. 1966

DISC 10
Artist Dave Brubeck
Title Strange Meadow Lark
Composer Brubeck
Album Time Out
Label Green Corner
Number 100892 CD 1 Track 2
Duration 7.26
Performers: Paul Desmond, as; Dave Brubeck, p; Gene Wright, b; Joe Morello, d. 1959.

DISC 11
Artist Bobo Stenson
Title Don’s Kora Sog
Composer Cherry
Album Cantando
Label ECM
Number 177 5462 Track 7
Duration 5.08
Performers Bobo Stenson, p; Anders Jormin, b; Jon Fält, d. 2007.


SAT 17:00 J to Z (m0008vz1)
Rebecca Nash and Jazzmeia Horn

Julian Joseph presents a session from rising star keyboardist Rebecca Nash and her group Atlas who perform music from their debut album, Peaceful King – a potent blend of jazz, rock, electronica and drum & bass.

Dallas-born vocalist Jazzmeia Horn won the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition in 2015 and has been compared to greats such as Betty Carter and Sarah Vaughan. She shares a collection of tracks that have inspired her and shaped her career, including a “poetic” Abbey Lincoln composition and a piece by Aretha Franklin that takes her back to her Southern Baptist roots.

And Julian plays a selection of classic tracks and the best new releases.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.


SAT 18:30 Opera on 3 (m0008vz3)
Mozart's Marriage of Figaro

Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart's great comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness, packed full of wonderful, and some of Mozart's most celebrated, arias. Christian Gerhaher sings the role of Figaro, who plans to marry Susanna, the soprano Joelle Harvey, but their master Count Almaviva, performed by Simon Keenlyside, has designs on Susanna. Meanwhile the young Cherubino, portrayed by countertenor Kangmin Justin Kim, explores his passion for the ladies and Countess Almaviva, performed by Julia Kleiter fights to regain her husband's love. Kangmin Justin Kim not only makes his debut at the Royal Opera House, but also makes history as the first male to portray Cherubino on the Covent Garden stage.
John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in this classic production. Kate Molleson presents and is joined by Tim Jones.

Figaro.....Christian Gerhaher (Baritone)
Susanna.....Joelle Harvey (Soprano)
Count Almaviva.....Simon Keenlyside (Baritone)
Countess Almaviva.....Julia Kleiter (Soprano)
Cherubino.....Kangmin Justin Kim (Counter-tenor)
Bartolo.....Maurizio Muraro (Bass)
Marcellina.....Diana Montague (Mezzo-soprano)
Don Basilio.....Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (Tenor)
Antonio.....Jeremy White (Bass)
Don Curzio.....Alasdair Elliott (Tenor)
Barbarina.....Yaritza Veliz (Soprano)
First Bridesmaid.....Rebecca Hardwick (Soprano)
Second Bridesmaid.....Angharad Rowlands (Mezzo-soprano)
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Royal Opera House Chorus
William Spaulding (Chorus Master)
John Eliot Gardiner (Conductor)


SAT 22:00 New Music Show (m0008vz5)
Linda Catlin Smith, Rebecca Glover, Lauri Kilpio

Tom Service presents live recordings by the Bozzini Quartet, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Thallein Ensemble and Abstruckt Ensemble in works by Paul Newland, Lauri Kilpio, Joe Cutler and Rebecca Glover. Plus the American composer Linda Catlin Smith talks to Robert Worby about her work and a recent release from Spanish electroacoustic composer Francisco Lopez.



SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2019

SUN 00:00 Geoffrey Smith's Jazz (b07mvsxx)
Chet Baker

The fallen angel of West Coast jazz, Chet Baker (1929-88) won a huge popular following as trumpeter and vocalist while fighting a life-long battle with drugs. Geoffrey Smith surveys a troubled, iconic talent

01 00:01:53 Charlie Parker And Chet Baker (artist)
Irresistible You
Performer: Charlie Parker And Chet Baker
Duration 00:03:03

02 00:05:49 Gerry Mulligan (artist)
Bernie's Tune
Performer: Gerry Mulligan
Performer: Bob Brookmeyer
Performer: Red Mitchell
Performer: Frank Isola
Duration 00:02:51

03 00:08:40 Gerry Mulligan (artist)
Freeway
Performer: Gerry Mulligan
Performer: Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Chet Baker
Duration 00:02:45

04 00:12:08 Gerry Mulligan (artist)
My Funny Valentine
Performer: Gerry Mulligan
Performer: Gerry Mulligan Quartet
Performer: Chet Baker
Performer: Carson Smith
Performer: Chico Hamilton
Duration 00:02:53

05 00:15:28 Chet Baker (artist)
My Funny Valentine
Performer: Chet Baker
Duration 00:02:17

06 00:18:14 Chet Baker (artist)
Long Ago and Far Away
Performer: Chet Baker
Performer: Russ Freeman
Performer: Carson Smith
Performer: Bob Neel
Duration 00:03:56

07 00:22:40 Russ Freeman & Chet Baker (artist)
Love Nest
Performer: Russ Freeman & Chet Baker
Performer: Russ Freeman
Performer: Chet Baker
Performer: Shelly Manne
Performer: Leroy Vinnegar
Duration 00:04:20

08 00:27:41 Russ Freeman (artist)
Summer Sketch
Performer: Russ Freeman
Duration 00:04:35

09 00:33:01 Chet Baker (artist)
My Heart Stood Still
Performer: Chet Baker
Duration 00:03:24

10 00:36:52 Chet Baker (artist)
Indian Summer
Performer: Chet Baker
Duration 00:05:11

11 00:42:42 Chet Baker (artist)
Stairway To The Stars
Performer: Chet Baker
Duration 00:04:38

12 00:48:16 Chet Baker & Paul Desmond (artist)
Tangerine
Performer: Chet Baker & Paul Desmond
Performer: Chet Baker
Performer: Hubert Laws
Performer: Paul Desmond
Performer: Ron Carter
Performer: Steve Gadd
Duration 00:05:24

13 00:54:36 Stan Getz And Chet Baker (artist)
Dear Old Stockholm
Performer: Stan Getz And Chet Baker
Duration 00:05:22


SUN 01:00 Through the Night (m0008vz9)
Artis Quartet in France

Music by Mozart, Kreisler and Brahms at the Pau Casals Festival. Presented by Catriona Young.

01:01 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
String Quartet no.19 in C major K.456, 'Dissonance'
Artis Quartet

01:29 AM
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
String Quartet in A minor
Artis Quartet

01:55 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
String Quartet no.2 in A minor
Artis Quartet

02:25 AM
Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
Symphony No.5 (H.310)
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Valek (conductor)

03:01 AM
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704)
Missa Alleluja a36
Gradus ad Parnassum, Concerto Palatino, Wiener Hofburgkapelle, Konrad Junghanel (director)

03:37 AM
Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915)
Poeme de l'extase for orchestra (Op.54)
Orchestre National de France, Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

04:03 AM
Leopold Ebner (1769-1830)
Trio in B flat major
Zagreb Woodwind Trio

04:10 AM
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto for lute, 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV.93
Nigel North (lute), London Baroque, John Toll (organ)

04:20 AM
Dora Pejacevic (1885-1923)
Four piano pieces
Ida Gamulin (piano)

04:31 AM
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis for double string orchestra
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

04:45 AM
Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
Loquebantur variis linguis for 7 voices
BBC Singers, Bo Holten (director)

04:50 AM
Wojciech Kilar (1932-2013)
Orawa
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic, Kristjan Järvi (conductor)

05:01 AM
Selim Palmgren (1878-1951)
Cinderella (Overture)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, George de Godzinsky (conductor)

05:05 AM
Giovanni Picchi (c.1571-1643)
3 Ballos - Ballo alla Polacca; Ballo Ongaro; Ballo ditto il Pichi
Rinaldo Alessandrini (harpsichord)

05:12 AM
Nino Rota (1911-1979)
Concerto for bassoon and orchestra
Christopher Millard (bassoon), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

05:30 AM
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1590-1664)
Magnificat primi toni for 4 voices
Marco Beasley (tenor), Davide Livermoore (tenor), Fabian Schofrin (alto), Annemieke Cantor (alto), Daniele Carnovich (bass), Diego Fasolis (conductor)

05:38 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Divertimento in C major, aka London Trio No 1 (Hob.4 No 1)
Carol Wincenc (flute), Philip Setzer (violin), Carter Brey (cello)

05:47 AM
Stefan Kisielewski (1911-1991)
Suite from the ballet "Fun Fair"
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice, Michal Nesterowicz (conductor)

06:00 AM
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
13 Pieces for piano (Op.76)
Eero Heinonen (piano)

06:20 AM
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Symphony no 5 in F major, Op 76
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon (conductor)


SUN 07:00 Breakfast (m0008w6g)
Al-Andalus

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, which today features music of Al-Andalus, an historical region and period in medieval Islamic Spain and Portugal. The programme also includes a Sounds of the Earth slow radio soundscape.

Contact the studio by emailing 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

On Sunday 29 September 2019, Radio 3 celebrates Al-Andalus: an historical area and period of Islamic Spain and Portugal, spanning 800 years of music, culture and history that still resonates throughout the region today. Throughout the day, we'll hear music and poetry from the period itself, alongside classical and contemporary music that traces its roots back to Al-Andalus, including Fado, Flamenco and Fandango.

From 12-3pm, Hannah French presents a live programme with guests including musicologist Jonathan Shannon, historian Hugh Kennedy and Sabiha Al Khemir, a historian of Islamic art. The Early Music Show is presented by the founder of Joglaresa - Belinda Sykes, and there will be contributions from food writer Claudia Roden and linguist Dr Alice Corr plus performers Amina Alaoui and the Moroccan-based Orchestre Arabo-Andaloui de Fez.

Later on, The Listening Service seeks out the essence of Spain in music of later centuries and asks how we can recognise a "Spanish" sound in the music of today. And Words and Music comes from the Alhambra in Granada: actors Candela Gomez and Khalid Abdalla perform readings alongside music and recordings from Spain as we journey around the world-famous palace, built in AD 889.

The day closes with Fado music from the Portuguese city of Coimbra (known during the time of Al-Andalus as Al-Madina), followed by highlights from a concert of early Renaissance music from the Granada Festival in June.


SUN 09:00 Sunday Morning (m0008w6j)
Sarah Walker with Shostakovich, Arne and Ravel

Sarah Walker’s Sunday morning selection features the Concertino for Two Pianos in A minor by Shostakovich. There’s more Russian music from Tchaikovsky, and earlier English music from Arne and Morley, as well as music from Moorish Spain. The Sunday Escape features part of Ravel's Miroirs.


SUN 12:00 The Early Music Show (m0008w6l)
Early Music Show Special: Al-Andalus!

AL-ANDALUS! THE TREASURES OF MOORISH SPAIN & PORTUGAL.

A day of programme exploring the music and culture of Al-Andalus - the 800 year period of Muslim rule in Spain and Portugal which ended in 1492. Al-Andalus was both a beacon of learning and knowledge in the Middle Ages and a place of subordination for Christians and Jews. The music and culture which emerged from the three faiths left a unique legacy.

Hannah French is joined in the studio by guests including musicologist Jonathan Shannon, Islamic art historian Sabiha al Khemir and historian Hugh Kennedy to explore the music and culture of Al-Andalus, with contributions from linguist Dr Alice Corr and food writer Claudia Roden.

1200 - Hannah French introduces us to some of sights and sounds pf Al-Andalus alongside guests Sabiha al Khemir and Hugh Kennedy.

1215 – THE MUSIC OF AL-ANDALUS
Singer and performer Belinda Sykes delves into the Arabic influences on the music of the Iberian Peninsula - connections, parallels and differences between the various secular repertoires of medieval Spain.

1315 - Hannah French and guests explore how the culture of Al-Andalus has influenced modern-day Spanish and Portuguese language, architecture, food, literature and music, including contributions from linguist Dr Alice Corr (Birmingham University) and food writer Claudia Roden.

1345 - FADO, & FLAMENCO – legacy of a different sort
Elizabeth Kinder delves into more contemporary Spanish and Portuguese music including fado, flamenco and fandango to find out how the music of Al-Andalus has left its mark. With contributions from Rui Nery (foremost expert on fado, based in Lisbon), Juan Pinilla (flamenco singer, based in Granada) and Anita La Maltesa (performer of fandango and flamenco dance, based in London).

1410 – Hannah French and guests ask where the Al-Andalus traditions are most alive today, in music, language, architecture and writing.

1415 - AMINA ALAOUI
Amina Alaoui is a Moroccan-born exponent of the Andalus tradition, who really opened the doors for female singers to perform this repertoire. Having studied in Granada, she specialises in the gharnati (the Arabic word for Granada) style of music. Amina talks about her studies, her career and about her love of this music, and we hear some of her favourite music.

1430 - Hannah French and her studio guests return to examine some of the myths and memories of Al-Andalus amongst Muslims and Europeans today

1440 - ORCHESTRE ARABO-ANDALOUI DE FEZ
This musical tradition is still very much alive in north Africa today, but much less so in Spain and Portugal. We hear from musician Mohammed Briouel, artistic director of the Morocco-based Orchestre Arabo-Andaloui de Fes, to find out what this music means to him and his peers.

1450
Hannah French and her guests sum up the afternoon with final thoughts and some delicious treats courtesy of Claudia Roden!


SUN 15:00 Choral Evensong (m0008p79)
Wells Cathedral (2014 Archive)

An archive recording from Wells Cathedral (first broadcast 19 March 2014).

Introit: O quam gloriosum (Victoria)
Responses: Tomkins
Psalms: 1, 112 (Beale, Booth)
First Lesson: Genesis 50 vv.22-26
Office Hymn: Lord, hear the praises of thy faithful people (Coelites plaudant)
Organ prelude: Intonazione del settimo tono (A.Gabrieli)
Magnificat quinti toni (Praetorius)
Second Lesson: Matthew 2 vv.13-23
Nunc dimittis tertii toni (Victoria)
Anthem: Joseph fili David (Padilla)
Hymn: Who are these, like stars appearing (All Saints)
Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV 547 (Bach)

Matthew Owens (Organist and Master of the Choristers)
Jonathan Vaughn (Assistant Organist)


SUN 16:00 Al-Andalus: Choral and organ music from Spain and Portugal (m0008w6n)
As part of Radio 3’s day of programmes exploring the music and culture of Al-Andalus, Hannah French chooses Spanish and Portuguese music for choir and organ from the 16th century onwards.

Produced by Martin Williams


SUN 17:00 The Listening Service (m0008w6q)
Al-Andalus: What makes music sound Spanish?

Tom Service looks for the essence of Spain in the music of later centuries. Why was so much "Spanish" music written by Russian, French or German composers, and how do we recognise a "Spanish" sound in music now?


SUN 17:30 Words and Music (m0008w6s)
Al-Andalus: Nights in the Gardens of Spain

As part of Radio 3's focus on Al-Andalus, Words and Music transports you to the city of the Alhambra Palace: Granada, home to one of Spain’s greatest poets, Federico Garcia Lorca and the place more than any other in Andalusia to bear the imprint of Islamic rule. Field recordings made in Granada combine with music and readings connected to this captivating city, from the epigraphic poems that are written into the very walls of the Alhambra, to the medieval verse of Abd Allah ibn al-Simak, through to the verse and letters of Federico Garcia Lorca. Actors Candela Gomez and Khalid Abdalla also read contemporary takes on Granada's Flamenco bars by Victoria Hislop, and a melancholy modern-day visit to the Alhambra from Sameer Rahim's latest novel.

The Spanish soundtrack includes Flamenco specially recorded in one of Granada's historic guitar workshops by singer Juan Panilla and guitarist Francisco Manuel Diaz, pieces by that great Andalusian Manuel Da Falla as well as fellow Spaniards Albeniz and Granados, and a song from the Algerian singer Souad Massi who wrote a whole album inspired by the Arab-Andalusian poets. The music melds with the sounds of Granada's fountains, cicadas and birdsong for this special edition of the programme, as Radio 3 explores Al-Andalus.

Producer: Georgia Mann. Recordings in Granada made by Robert Winter.

READINGS:
Epigraphic poem on the Basin of the Lions at the Alhambra
Epigraphic poem from the Hall of the Two Sisters at the Alhambra
Extract from a letter by Federico Garcia Lorca to Melchor Fernandez Almagro
Garcia Lorca -La Guitarra
Washington Irving - Tales of the Alhambra
Sameer Rahim - Asghar and Zahra
Garcia Lorca - Baladilla de los tres ríos
Ibn Sa’id al-Maghribi -The Battle
Victoria Hislop - The Return
Gerald Brenan - South of Granada
Abu J’far, Ahmad ibn Sa’id - The Procuress
Abd Allah ibn al-Simak - The Garden
Extract from a letter by Federico Garcia Lorca to Benjamin Palencia
Garcia Lorca - Arbolé, Arbolé
Théophile Gautier - The Last Sigh of the Moor
Garcia Lorca - Little Tales of the Wind
Epigraphic poem Comares' Gate at the Alhambra
Garcia Lorca - Holy Week in Granada

01 00:01:58 Lior Elmaleh (artist)
Invocacion Qamti be-Ishon-Layla (Canta de los Cantares. Inspirado en Cantar 3, 1 -4)
Performer: Lior Elmaleh
Duration 00:01:34

02 00:03:30
Anon
Epigraphic poem from The Alhambra, Poem on the basin of the Lions read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:00:54

03 00:04:20 Da Falla,
Extract from Nights in the Gardens of Spain (i. En el Generalife)
Performer: Steven Osbourne (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ludovic Morlot (conductor)
Duration 00:03:18

04 00:06:17
Anon
Epigraphic poem from The Alhambra, Poem in the Hall of the Two Sisters read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:00:58

05 00:07:30
Federico García Lorca
Extract from a letter to Melchor Fernandez Almagro, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:00:43

06 00:08:12 Francisco Tárrega
Recuerdos de la Alhambra for guitar
Performer: Andres Segovia (guitar)
Duration 00:05:15

07 00:09:02
Federico García Lorca
La Guitarra, read by Candela Gomez and Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:01:04

08 00:13:41 Juan Panilla (voice), Francisco Manuel Diaz (guitar) (artist)
La Guitarra
Performer: Juan Panilla (voice), Francisco Manuel Diaz (guitar)
Duration 00:02:15

09 00:15:56
Washington Irving
Extract from Tales of the Alhambra, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:01:00

10 00:17:03 Isaac Albéniz
Suite espanola, Op. 47: Granada
Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
Duration 00:05:03

11 00:22:14
Sameer Rahim
Extract from Asghar and Zahra, read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:00:59

12 00:23:14 Inçiraf Dil
Li Ayyi Sabab
Performer: Amina Alaoui (vocalist), Ahmed Piro Et Son Orchestre
Duration 00:02:59

13 00:26:27 Isaac Albéniz
Iberia - book 3 for piano, no.1; El Albaicin
Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
Duration 00:01:25

14 00:27:59
Federico Garcia Lorca
Baladilla de los tres ríos, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:01:35

15 00:30:27 Anon
Extract from Taqsim instrumental & Danza morisca
Performer: Moslem Rahal (ney), Waed Bouhassoun (oud), Driss El Maloumi (oud), Hakan Gungor (kanun), Yurdal Tokcan (oud), Haig Sarikouyoumdjian (duduk), Erez Shmuel Mounk (percussion), Jordi Savall (Director)
Duration 00:02:11

16 00:31:00
Ibn Sa:id al-Maghribi
The Battle, read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:00:25

17 00:32:46
Victoria Hislop
Extract from The Return, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:00:53

18 00:33:12 Juan Panilla (voice), Francisco Manuel Diaz (guitar) (artist)
Unknown
Performer: Juan Panilla (voice), Francisco Manuel Diaz (guitar)
Duration 00:02:37

19 00:35:48 Da Falla
El Sombrero de tres picos - suite no. 2, Dance of the miller (Farruca)
Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic, Jesus Lopez-Cobos (conductor)
Duration 00:02:41

20 00:38:30
Gerald Brenan
Extract from South of Granada, read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:01:00

21 00:39:32 Da Falla
Extract from Seven Popular Spanish Songs
Performer: Victoria De Los Angeles (soprano), Gonzalo Soriano (piano)
Duration 00:02:29

22 00:42:05
Abu J'far, Ahmad ibn Sa'id
The Procuress, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:01:00

23 00:43:11 Souad Massi
Saaiche
Performer: Souad Massi (voice)
Duration 00:03:37

24 00:47:03
Abd Allah ibn al-Simak
The Garden, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:00:49

25 00:47:56 Granados
Andaluza - Spanish Dance no.5
Performer: Judith Hall (flute), Tim Walker (guitar)
Duration 00:04:17

26 00:52:16
Federico Garcia Lorca
Extract from a letter to Benjamin Palencia, read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:00:37

27 00:52:46 Pablo de Sarasate
Playera (Spanish Dance, Op. 23 No. 1)
Performer: Brodsky Quartet
Duration 00:04:48

28 00:53:21
Federico Garcia Lorca
Arbolé, Arbolé, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:01:15

29 00:57:34
Théophile Gautier
The Last Sigh of the Moor, read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:02:15

30 00:59:53 Claude Debussy
Extract from Images, L. 118a: II. Iberia - Les parfums de la nuit
Performer: Orchestre National de France, Emmanuel Krivine (conductor)
Duration 00:06:06

31 01:06:09
Federico Garcia Lorca
Extract from Little Tales of the Wind, read by Candela Gomez
Duration 00:00:29

32 01:06:46
Anon
Epigraphic poem from The Alhambra, Poem on Comares: Gate, read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:00:18

33 01:07:07 Zespedes
Ay que me abraso - guaracha
Performer: Hesperion XXI , La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Jordi Savall (Conductor)
Duration 00:03:27

34 01:10:39
Federico Garcia Lorca
Extract from Holy Week in Granada, read by Khalid Abdallah
Duration 00:01:11

35 01:11:52 Tomas Barrera/Rafael Calleja/Victoria de los Angeles
Adios Granada
Performer: Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
Duration 00:02:07


SUN 18:45 Sunday Feature (m0008w6v)
Al-Andalus: the Legacy

Professor Andrew Hussey is an expert on Spain and North Africa but the period known as Al-Andalus - the 800 years when Spain was under Muslim rule - remains a mystery to him.

He sets out to find out what it was and to search for its legacy today in politics, culture and architecture.

Al-Andalus is often seen as a Golden Age of civilization in a corner of Europe whilst the rest of the continent was still deep in the Middle Ages. Great discoveries were made in the fields of science and medicine and some of the most beautiful architecture and poetry in Europe was being created. It is also, rightly or wrongly, credited as a time when different religions co-existed peacefully.

Reconquista - when Catholic rule was asserted across the country - was completed in 1492. This was followed by the Inquisition, a period of repression of the Jews and Muslims who remained behind, many of whom converted to Catholicism. The myth of modern Spain was born: Christian, homogeneous, and definitely not tainted by Al-Andalus.

This idea has travelled through the centuries, endorsed by the Franco dictatorship in the 20th century and embraced in the 21st by the new far right party Vox. At the same time, violent Islamist groups like Isis and Al Qaeda lay claim to Al-Andalus, for them a lost paradise.

Andrew embarks on a quest to find out what is truth and what is myth about Al-Andalus. He visits the great wonders of the Alhambra in Granada and the Mezquita in Cordoba but also looks for traces of Al-Andalus in the culture today. He hears how both Reconquista and Al-Andalus have been weaponised by different political groups. And he explores Spain's sometimes uneasy relationship with its Islamic past.

Producer Neil McCarthy


SUN 19:30 Drama on 3 (b09h3nf1)
The Devil's Passion

David Suchet stars as Satan - and a bible's-worth of other characters, human and animal - in this comic, gripping, poetic and pungent hell's-eye view of the Passion of Christ, written by renowned satirist, playwright and actor Justin Butcher.

33 AD. Jesus enters Jerusalem to fulfil his destiny. Satan ascends from Hell to stop him.

"Within the next hour, our operatives will isolate, engage and capture or kill the notorious leader of the most extreme, dangerous and contagious ideology to emerge in the modern era, whose terror activities represent the gravest threat to our interests across the region and the wider world.

I refer, of course, to the radical preacher and populist demagogue Y'shua Bar-Yessuf - the man known, by way of shorthand to our operatives, as 'Jesus'."

The Devil's Passion offers an outrageously entertaining fresh perspective - as the ancient story is played out once more, in our modern world of security, surveillance and ideological warfare.

Satan ..... David Suchet
Jesus ..... Amir El-Masry
Miriam ..... Lara Sawalha

Written by Justin Butcher
Produced and Directed by Jonquil Panting
Sound Design by Jack C Arnold.


SUN 21:10 Radio 3 in Concert (m0008w6x)
Al-Andalus: Fado de Coimbra

As part of Radio 3's day of programmes exploring the music and culture of Al-Andalus - this concert features a style of music which can trace its roots back to medieval Moorish Portugal.

A concert of traditional Portuguese song, known as Fado, recorded earlier this year in Bucharest, featuring the Ricardo Dias Ensemble. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.

Introduced by Fiona Talkington.

Walk along the streets of any Portuguese town and city on a summer night, and you may come across a crowd gathered around the open windows, straining to hear the lyrical voice of a popular "fado" singer. The legend is that this famous torch song style singing native to Portugal, originated in Coimbra, thanks to the founder of its famous university being a well-known troubadour.

Fado specialists the Riccardo Dias Ensemble perform both traditional and modern reinventions of Portuguese Fado in this concert, recorded in Romania's Mihail Jora Concert Hall, Bucharest, Romania.

Producer: Helen Garrison


SUN 22:00 Early Music Late (m0008w6z)
Al-Andalus: Sollazzo Ensemble in Granada

As part of Radio 3's celebration of Al-Andalus, the culture of medieval Spain and Portugal, The Sollazzo Ensemble, directed by Anna Danilevskaia, perform sacred music in the Ars Nova style in a concert recorded at San Jeronimo Monastery as part of the Festival de Granada in Spain - one of the most influential cities in Al-Andalus.

The Ensemble was founded in Basel in 2014 and in 2015 won the York Early Music International Young Artists Prize. Elin Manahan Thomas presents.


SUN 23:00 The Alternative Bach, with Mahan Esfahani (m0003sgh)
Innovators

In the final part of the series, harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani ventures into the world of the innovators who have experimented with new instruments when recording Bach. By breaking wild, new ground that Bach could never have imagined, do we risk losing touch with the spirit of his music? Or might it sometimes bring us closer to it?

Mahan’s playlist features such pioneers as Wendy Carlos and her Moog synthesiser, and Gunnar Johansen and the Moor double-keyboard piano, as well as the accidental fruits born of a misguided attempt at historical revival: the ‘Bach bow’ as used by violinist Emil Telmanyi in the 1950s, which had the ability to play 4 or 5 strings at once - a feature mistakenly believed to have been present in Bach’s time.

Produced by Chris Elcombe.
A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 3.

01 00:02:37 Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')
Music Arranger: Wendy Carlos
Performer: Wendy Carlos
Duration 00:03:22

02 00:08:00 Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata in a-minor for solo violin, BWV 1003: Grave
Performer: Emil Telmányi
Duration 00:04:20

03 00:13:25 Johann Sebastian Bach
The 'Goldberg' Variations, BWV 988: Variations 8 and 11
Performer: Gunnar Johansen
Duration 00:03:47

04 00:18:38 Johann Sebastian Bach
Cello Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012: Courante
Performer: Sigiswald Kuijken
Duration 00:03:45

05 00:24:24 Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata in F major, BWV 540
Performer: Ralph Downes
Duration 00:09:02

06 00:35:04 Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata for viola da gamba and harpsichord in D Major, BWV 1028
Performer: Anner Bylsma
Performer: Bob van Asperen
Duration 00:12:47

07 00:50:33 Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in E flat major, 'St. Anne', BWV 552
Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen
Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic
Duration 00:09:00



MONDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

MON 00:00 Classical Fix (m0008w71)
Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene

'Slay In Your Lane' authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené try Clemmie's classical playlist


MON 00:30 Through the Night (m0008w73)
Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra

Hasse's serenata in a performance by Accademia Bizantina from Pau Casals Hall, Barcelona. Presented by Catriona Young.

12:31 AM
Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)
Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra, IJH 10
Delphine Galou (contralto), Sophie Rennert (mezzo soprano), Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (director)

01:38 AM
Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)
Attendi ad amarmi, duetto from 'Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra, IJH 10
Delphine Galou (contralto), Sophie Rennert (mezzo soprano), Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (director)

01:43 AM
Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
La Mort de Cleopatre (The Death of Cleopatra)
Annett Andriesen (alto), Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson (conductor)

02:05 AM
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
Symphony No 1, in C major, Op 19
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ari Rasilainen (conductor)

02:31 AM
Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
Viola Sonata in E minor
Lise Berthaud (viola), Xenia Maliarevitch (piano)

02:54 AM
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Der Burger als Edelmann (Le Bourgeois gentilhomme) - suite (Op.60)
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tonnesen (conductor)

03:31 AM
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
Toccata in D minor ( Fuga)
Rinaldo Alessandrini (harpsichord)

03:37 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Ch'io mi scordi di te...? Non temer, amato bene (K.505) (concert aria)
Joan Carden (soprano), John Winter (piano), Orchestra of Sydney, John Harding (conductor)

03:48 AM
Wawrzyniec Zulawski (1918-1957)
Suite in the Old Style
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Miroslaw Blaszczyk (conductor)

03:59 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Unknown (arranger)
Theme and Variations arr for harp
Manja Smits (harp)

04:05 AM
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Carmen Suite
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tamas Vasary (conductor)

04:20 AM
Johann Strauss II (1825-1899), Arnold Schoenberg (arranger)
Rosen aus dem Suden: waltz arr. Schoenberg for harmonium, piano & string quartet
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian (director)

04:31 AM
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (No.6 from Lyric pieces, Op.65)
Valerie Tryon (piano)

04:38 AM
Willem De Fesch (1687-1761)
Concerto in E (Op.5 No.6)
Manfred Kramer (violin), Musica ad Rhenum

04:49 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
3 Songs for chorus, Op 42
Danish National Radio Choir, Stefan Parkman (conductor)

05:00 AM
Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (arranger)
A Night on the bare mountain, ed. Rimsky-Korsakov
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

05:12 AM
Franz Doppler (1821-1883)
Andante and Rondo for two flutes and piano (Op.25)
Karolina Santl-Zupan (flute), Matej Zupan (flute), Dijana Tanovic (piano)

05:22 AM
Philippe Verdelot (1475-1552)
Italia Mia
Banchieri Singers, Denes Szabo (conductor)

05:27 AM
Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Lieutenant Kije - suite for orchestra (Op.60)
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Verbitsky (conductor)

05:49 AM
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Trio for piano and strings No.3 in F minor (Op.65)
Grieg Trio


MON 06:30 Breakfast (m0008w2r)
Monday - Petroc's classical mix

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk


MON 09:00 Essential Classics (m0008w2t)
Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the cricketer Sir Alastair Cook.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection,


MON 12:00 Composer of the Week (b0bbsdws)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Mozart performs at court

Donald Macleod surveys Mozart's early encounters with the Austrian Archduke, Joseph II.

All this week, Donald Macleod explores the relationship between the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the Austrian Emperor Joseph II. Mozart was honoured to obtain a job at the court of Joseph II. His salary however was still not enough to cover Mozart's outgoings. The Emperor's reputation for tightness with money, his interest in cultural reform, and even his re-organisation of the way people were buried, would all greatly impact upon Mozart's life and his music.

In 1762 when Mozart was only six years old, he performed for the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa. Her son Archduke Joseph was also present. Mozart's next imperial visit was in 1767, but his reception then was less promising. Joseph however suggested that Mozart might like to compose and conduct an opera. Mozart worked hard to court the favour of the future Emperor, but he also realised that Joseph's tastes in music were severely lacking.

Minuet in G K1
Dejan Lazic, piano

Symphony No7 in D K45
English Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Tate, conductor

Missa Solemnis in C minor K139 (Credo)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
RIAS Kammerkor
Marcus Creed, conductor

Sonata for two pianos in D K448
Martha Argerich, piano
Daniel Barenboim, piano

Producer Michael Surcombe.


MON 13:00 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert (m0008w2w)
Relishing Rachmaninov

Live from Wigmore Hall. London, pianist Boris Giltburg plays a selection of Rachmaninov's Preludes.

Rachmaninov: Preludes in B flat Op 23 No 2; in D Op 23 No 4; in C minor Op 23 No 7; in A flat Op 23 No 8; in E flat minor Op 23 No 9; in G flat Op 23 No 10; in C Op 32 No 1; in B flat minor Op 32 No 2; in E minor Op 32 No 4; in G Op 32 No 5; in F minor Op 32 No 6; in B minor Op 32 No 10; in G sharp minor Op 32 No 12; in D flat Op 32 No 13

Boris Giltburg (piano)


MON 14:00 Afternoon Concert (m0008w2y)
Mahler's Resurrection Symphony from the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin

Mahler's all embracing 'Resurrection' Symphony opens a week of concerts by Ireland's RTE National Symphony Orchestra recorded in Dublin during their 2018/19 season.

Plus music by Gerard Victory, a prolific Irish composer who described his output as a 'crowded landscape where plants of every kind imaginable rub shoulders uneasily', and the penultimate Piano Concerto of John Field, performed by Venetian pianist Alessandro Taverna.

Presented by Tom McKinney.

2.00pm
Mahler: Symphony No 2 in C minor ‘Resurrection’
Orla Boylan, soprano
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo
RTE Philharmonic Choir
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Robert Trevino, conductor

3.25pm
Gerard Victory: Three Irish Pictures
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Timothy Henty, conductor

3.40pm
John Field: Piano Concerto No 6
Alessandro Taverna, piano
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Timothy Henty, conductor


MON 16:30 Early Music Now (m0008w30)
Herne Early Music Days Festival

Music by Francesco Cavalli and Biagio Marini recorded at the Herne Early Music Days Festival in Germany. The Festival's theme was the Seven Deadly Sins and today's music comes from a concert exploring Wrath.

Presented by Tom McKinney

Francesco Cavalli: Dixit Dominus
Ensemble Polyharmonique
Orkiestra Historyczna
Alexander Schneider, conductor

Biagio Marini: Sonata terza variata per il violino
Orkiestra Historyczna


MON 17:00 In Tune (m0008w32)
Yulianna Avdeeva, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Tim Benjamin

Sarah Walker is joined by pianist Yulianna Avdeeva and members of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, ahead of their residency at the Barbican Centre in London. Sarah also talks to composer Tim Benjamin about his new opera The Fire of Olympus; or, On Sticking It To The Man.


MON 19:00 In Tune Mixtape (m0008w34)
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.


MON 19:30 Radio 3 in Concert (m0008w36)
Verdi, Elgar and Saint-Saen​s

The opening concert in the Ulster Orchestra's 2019/2020 season, conducted by the orchestra's new Chief Conductor, Daniele Rustioni. Beginning the concert is the Overture from Verdi's 1855 opera, "I vespri siciliani." Joining the orchestra will be cellist Johannes Moser in a performance of Elgar's Cello Concerto, and completing the programme the Ulster Hall's Grand Mullholland Organ will be on full display in Saint-Saën​s' "Organ" Symphony No. 3 in C minor.

The concert will be presented by John Toal who will be talking to conductor Daniele Rustioni during the interval


MON 22:00 Music Matters (m0008vyq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 on Saturday]


MON 22:45 The Essay (b09qdkkm)
All Miss Brodie's Girls

Ali Smith

Ali Smith presents the first in a series of essays from five Scottish women writers on Muriel Spark.
Muriel Spark, was a Scot, an exile, a poet, a codebreaker, a convert to a particularly Calvinist form of Catholicism from a particularly low-key Judaism and the cosmopolitan author of slender, sophisticated novels whose bestselling book mined her own schooldays in the Edinburgh of the 1930s. She may be most famous for "The Prime of Jean Brodie" but she wrote more than 20 novels, plus poems and plays.
She is a writer of many facets, all of them glittering, and is now recognised as the most important Scottish writer of the 20th century. In this series, five Scottish women writers give five very different takes on the novels and life of Mrs Spark.


MON 23:00 Night Tracks (m0008w38)
Adventures in sound

An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening, from classical to contemporary and everything in between, presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.



TUESDAY 01 OCTOBER 2019

TUE 00:30 Through the Night (m0008w3b)
Ensemble Polyharmonique and {oh!} Orkiestra Historyczna

A concert of early music from Katowice in Poland. Presented by Catriona Young.

12:31 AM
Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722)
Tristis est anima mea
Ensemble Polyharmonique, Alexander Schneider (director)

12:36 AM
Andreas Hammerschmidt (1611/2-1675)
Vom Leiden Christi
Ensemble Polyharmonique, Alexander Schneider (director), OH! Orkiestra Historyczna, Martyna Pastuszka (conductor)

12:41 AM
Johann Rosenmuller (1619-1684)
Sonata Duodecima a 5 Stromenti da Arco & Altri
OH! Orkiestra Historyczna, Martyna Pastuszka (conductor)

12:47 AM
Andreas Hammerschmidt (1611/2-1675)
O Domine Jesu Christe
Ensemble Polyharmonique, Alexander Schneider (director), OH! Orkiestra Historyczna, Martyna Pastuszka (conductor)

12:53 AM
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, o Herr, BuxWV 41
Ensemble Polyharmonique, Alexander Schneider (conductor), OH! Orkiestra Historyczna, Martyna Pastuszka (conductor)

01:11 AM
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Membra Jesu nostri - 7 passion cantatas, BuxWV.75
Ensemble Polyharmonique, Alexander Schneider (director), OH! Orkiestra Historyczna, Martyna Pastuszka (conductor)

02:11 AM
Andrzej Panufnik (1914-1991)
String Quartet no 2 (Messages)
Silesian Quartet

02:31 AM
Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)
Symphony no 6 "Sinfonia semplice"
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

03:06 AM
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Gaspard de la nuit for piano
Anna Vinnitskaya (piano)

03:28 AM
Anonymous
Folias de Espana
Komale Akakpo (cimbalom)

03:36 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Spirit Music (Nos.1 to 4) - from Alcina
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Monica Huggett (conductor)

03:42 AM
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Erster Verlust (First Loss) , Op 99 no 1
Kaia Urb (soprano), Heiki Matlik (guitar)

03:45 AM
Margo Kolar (b.1962), I.Hirv (author)
Oo (The Night) (1998)
Kaia Urb (soprano), Heiki Matlik (guitar)

03:49 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Flute Quartet no 4 in A major (K.298)
Dae-Won Kim (flute), Yong-Woo Chun (violin), Myung-Hee Cho (viola), Jink-Yung Chee (cello)

04:02 AM
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Eugene Onegin, Op 24 (Introduction & waltz)
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

04:10 AM
Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
Introduction and variations on a theme from Mozart's Magic Flute, Op 9
Ana Vidovic (guitar)

04:19 AM
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Rondo in C major B.27 (Op 73) arr. for 2 pianos
Andreas Staier (piano), Tobias Koch (piano)

04:31 AM
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1590-1664)
Motet Salve Regina (4 high parts)
Montreal Early Music Studio, Christopher Jackson (director)

04:36 AM
Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
Elegy for cello and piano, Op 24
Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (cello), Emmanuel Strosser (piano)

04:43 AM
Carl Friedrich Abel (1723-1787)
Symphony in A major, K 24 (Op 10 No 6)
La Stagione Frankfurt, Michael Schneider (conductor)

04:56 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Gentle Morpheus, son of night (Calliope's song) from Alceste
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (director)

05:05 AM
Leopold Kozeluch (1747-1818)
Sonata for keyboard (P.13.2) in F major "La chasse"
Gert Oost (organ)

05:23 AM
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64
Hilary Hahn (violin), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Hugh Wolff (conductor)

05:50 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata no 14 in C sharp minor 'Quasi una fantasia' (Moonlight) Op 27 no 2
Aldo Ciccolini (piano)

06:07 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in B flat major, Op 71 no 1 (Hob III:69)
Tatrai Quartet


TUE 06:30 Breakfast (m0008w24)
Tuesday - Petroc's classical alternative

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk


TUE 09:00 Essential Classics (m0008w26)
Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the cricketer Sir Alastair Cook.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.


TUE 12:00 Composer of the Week (b0bbsnkp)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Mozart in enlightened times

Donald Macleod journeys through Mozart's early career in Vienna as he sought imperial favour

All this week, Donald Macleod explores the relationship between the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the Austrian Emperor Joseph II. Mozart was honoured to obtain a job at the court of Joseph II. His salary however was still not enough to cover Mozart's outgoings. The Emperor's reputation for tightness with money, his interest in cultural reform, and even his re-organisation of the way people were buried, would all greatly impact upon Mozart's life and his music.

Today we follow Mozart to Vienna, having left the employment of Salzburg's Archbishop Colloredo. He was seeking to secure a court position, although these posts were occupied for life and so very hard to come by. Joseph's musical tastes didn't seem to stretch to 'opera seria' but he did enjoy the sound of wind instruments. Mozart composed a Serenade K375, adding a pair of oboes to accommodate Joseph's own court ensemble. The Emperor was also very interested in many of the precepts of the Enlightenment, and Mozart's next opera, The Abduction from the Seraglio, is a kind of Enlightenment essay celebrating virtue as a source of happiness. For many Viennese spectators, Joseph himself was at the heart of the opera's story.

Fugue K153
Sang Woo Kang, piano

Serenade K375
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Violin Sonata K 379 (Finale)
Rachel Podger violin
Gary Cooper, fortepiano

Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail K38 (Act 1)
Thomas Quasthoff, bass (Selim)
Diana Damrau (Konstanze)
Rolando Villazon, tenor (Belmonte)
Paul Schweinester (Pedrillo)
Franz-Josef Selig (Osmin)
Vocalensemble Rastatt
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Producer Michael Surcombe.


TUE 13:00 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert (b0b064rz)
BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day - Tchaikovsky and His Influences. 1/4

Sarah Walker presents the first of four concerts of songs by Tchaikovsky and his influences from the BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day at Saffron Hall in Essex. The Big Chamber Day, curated by pianist Anna Tilbrook, features soprano Anush Hovhannisyan, mezzo Caitlin Hulcup, tenor Alessandro Fisher and bass-baritone Ashley Riches. Today's concert is Tchaikovsky and his Influences, with music by Beethoven, Schumann and Tchaikovsky's favourite composer Mozart as well as by Tchaikovsky himself.

01 00:04:43 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
My Guardian, My Angel, My Friend - Op 6, No. 4
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Ashley Riches
Duration 00:01:54

02 00:06:40 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
A Tear Hangs There - 6 Songs, Op. 6
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Ashley Riches
Duration 00:03:30

03 00:10:18 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Frenzied Nights Op. 60 No. 6
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Anush Hovhannisyan
Duration 00:03:37

04 00:14:01 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Lullaby Op. 16, No. 1
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Anush Hovhannisyan
Duration 00:04:41

05 00:21:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
An Chloe K524
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Alessandro Fisher
Duration 00:02:59

06 00:24:44 Ludwig van Beethoven
Adelaide Op. 46
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Alessandro Fisher
Duration 00:05:38

07 00:32:04 Robert Schumann
Frauenliebe und Leben, Op.42
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Caitlin Hulcup
Duration 00:21:14

08 00:55:16 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Night (based on Fantasia in C minor K475)
Singer: Anush Hovhannisyan
Singer: Caitlin Hulcup
Singer: Alessandro Fisher
Singer: Ashley Riches
Duration 00:05:24


TUE 14:00 Afternoon Concert (m0008w28)
Bizet, Ravel, Saariaho and Mahler from the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin

Tom McKinney continues a week of concerts from the RTE National Symphony Orchestra's 2018/19 season in Dublin.

Estonian conductor Mihhail Gerts makes his debut with the orchestra in an all French programme of Bizet and Ravel.

Under Ilan Volkov Finnish clarinettist Kari Kriikku performs 'D’om le vrai sens' which Kaija Saariaho wrote especially for him in 2009. It was inspired by The Lady and the Unicorn, a series of six Medieval tapestries. Each one depicts the five senses and an ambiguous ‘sixth sense’ The movements of the work are titled accordingly: L'Ouïe (Hearing), La Vue (Sight), Le Toucher (Touch), L’Odorat (Smell), Le Goût (Taste) and A mon seul Désir (To my only desire).

Volkov brings the afternoon to a close with Mahler's enigmatic and forward looking Symphony No 7 in E minor.

2.00pm
Ravel: Bolero
Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suites No 1 & 2
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Mihhail Gerts, conductor

2.55pm
Saariaho: D’om le vrai sens
Kari Kriikku, clarinet
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, conductor

3.30pm
Mahler: Symphony No 7 in E minor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, conductor


TUE 17:00 In Tune (m0008w2b)
The Tallis Scholars, Hackney Colliery Band

Sean Rafferty introduces a mix of live music and conversation, including vocal group The Tallis Scholars, and the 9-piece brass and percussion ensemble Hackney Colliery Band.


TUE 19:00 In Tune Mixtape (m0008w2d)
Trills, trolls and trolleys

An eclectic but alliterative collection of music wheeled in on the famous In Tune trolley.


TUE 19:30 Radio 3 in Concert (m0008w2g)
Turning in darkness

“The world turns on its dark side”, so begins Michael Tippett’s choral masterpiece ‘A Child of our Time’, composed during the early years of the Second World War and giving expression to Tippett’s hopes for a better world. The performance of the secular oratorio this evening, with a starry cast, opens the CBSO’s new concert season under its Musical Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, and is presented alongside a piece in a similar vein, from the same period, by Tippett’s contemporary, Benjamin Britten. The concert is introduced by Tom McKinney.

Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem
INTERVAL
Michael Tippett: A Child of our Time

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla – conductor
Talise Trevigne – soprano
Felicity Palmer – mezzo
Joshua Stewart – tenor
Brindley Sherratt – bass
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Chorus


TUE 22:00 Free Thinking (m0008w2j)
Mark Haddon

Anne McElvoy talks to the author Mark Haddon about the language of bloke, writing female characters and taking inspiration from Shakespeare in his latest novel The Porpoise, based on the legend of Pericles. The conversation ranges of his career in theatre, children's writing and stories for adults, the impact of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time which he published in 2003 and his recent illness.
Recorded in front of an audience as part of the BBC Proms Plus series of discussions.

You can find a collection of extended interviews on the Free Thinking website with guests including James Ellroy, Edna O'Brien, Sebastian Faulks, Margaret Atwood, Elif Shafak, Arundhati Roy, Zadie Smith, Hanif Kureishi and others.

Producer: Fiona McLean.


TUE 22:45 The Essay (b09qdlwh)
All Miss Brodie's Girls

Kate Clanchy

Muriel Spark is best known for her witty novels but she began as a poet, and her gravestone describes her as "poeta." Poet Kate Clanchy discusses Muriel Spark - poet.
Muriel Spark was a Scot, an exile, a poet, a codebreaker, a convert to a particularly Calvinist form of Catholicism from a particularly low-key Judaism and the cosmopolitan author of slender, sophisticated novels whose bestselling book mined her own schooldays in the Edinburgh of the 1930s. She may be most famous for "The Prime of Jean Brodie" but she wrote more than 20 novels, plus poems and plays.
She is a writer of many facets, all of them glittering, and is now recognised as the most important Scottish writer of the 20th century. In this series, five Scottish women writers give five very different takes on the novels and life of Mrs Spark.


TUE 23:00 Night Tracks (m0008w2l)
Night music

Sara Mohr-Pietsch guides us through an immersive, late-night soundtrack, from classical to contemporary and everything in between. Tonight's programme features an iconic piece of 20th century American music by Charles Ives, choral music by Alissa Firsova, Kit Downes at the organ, and serenading us into the night, the so-called 'father of Ethio-jazz', Mulatu Astatke.

Night Tracks is Radio 3’s new late-night show, fronted by BBC Radio 3 presenter Sara Mohr-Pietsch, with regular episodes hosted by the award-winning composer and performer Hannah Peel. With classical music at its heart, the show takes listeners on an immersive sonic journey, with innovative sound design tailored for late-night listening.



WEDNESDAY 02 OCTOBER 2019

WED 00:30 Through the Night (m0008w2p)
Tempestous and Miraculous

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande plays Tchaikovsky's Romeo & Juliet Fantasy and Bartok's Miraculous Manderin suite. Francois-Frederic Guy is the soloist in Bartok's 2nd piano concerto. Catriona Young presents.

12:31 AM
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Romeo and Juliet, fantasy overture after Shakespeare
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Gustavo Gimeno (conductor)

12:52 AM
Bela Bartok (1881-1945)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G, Sz. 95
Francois-Frederic Guy (piano), Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Gustavo Gimeno (conductor)

01:20 AM
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
The Tempest, op. 18, fantasy after Shakespeare
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Gustavo Gimeno

01:46 AM
Bela Bartok (1881-1945)
Suite from 'The Miraculous Mandarin, Sz. 73'
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Gustavo Gimeno (conductor)

02:05 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Selig ist der Mann, cantata, BWV 57
Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini (director)

02:31 AM
Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
Symphony in E major 'Irish'
BBC Philharmonic, Richard Hickox (conductor)

03:07 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Quartet for piano and strings No.3 (Op.60) "Werther" in C minor
Havard Gimse (piano), Stig Nilsson (violin), Anders Nilsson (viola), Romain Garioud (cello)

03:43 AM
Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697)
Wohl dem, der den Herren furchtet (cantata)
Greta de Reyghere (soprano), Jill Feldman (soprano), Max van Egmond (bass), Ricercar Consort

03:51 AM
Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936), Unknown (arranger)
Elegie in D flat major Op 17 arranged for horn and piano
Mindaugas Gecevicius (horn), Ala Bendoraitiene (piano)

04:00 AM
John Blow (1649-1708)
Venus and Adonis (dance extracts)
Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)

04:07 AM
Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Trio sonata in C major, Op 3, No 8
Il Seminario Musicale, Gerard Lesne (director)

04:14 AM
Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710)
Tarantella
Eduardo Egüez (guitar)

04:22 AM
Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)
Serenata in vano, FS 68 (for clarinet, horn, bassoon, cello & d.bass)
Festival Ensemble of the Festival of the Sound, James Campbell (conductor)

04:31 AM
Toivo Kuula (1883-1918)
Prelude and Fugue for orchestra Op 10 (1909)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Pertti Pekkanen (conductor)

04:40 AM
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Keyboard Sonata in A minor, Wq 57 No 2
Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

04:49 AM
Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745)
De profundis (Psalm 129) in D minor
Czech Chamber Choir, Virtuosi di Praga, Petr Chromcak (conductor)

04:59 AM
Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)
Polonaise in A major for violin & piano, Op 21
Piotr Plawner (violin), Andrzej Guz (piano)

05:09 AM
Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764)
Badinage & Chaconne from Deuxieme Recreation de musique d'une execution facile
Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

05:18 AM
Flor Alpaerts (1876-1954)
Avondmuziek for wind octet (1915)
I Soloisti del Vento, Ivo Hadermann (conductor)

05:28 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Suite for orchestra No 1 in C major BWV.1066
La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

05:51 AM
Robert de Visee (c.1655-1733)
Suite in D minor
Eduardo Egüez (lute)

06:06 AM
Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967)
Hary Janos Suite (Op.35a)
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Tamás Vásáry (conductor)


WED 06:30 Breakfast (m0008w77)
Wednesday - Petroc's classical picks

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk


WED 09:00 Essential Classics (m0008w79)
Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the cricketer Sir Alastair Cook.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.


WED 12:00 Composer of the Week (b0bbt6bd)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Mozart receives an imperial commission

Donald Macleod explores Mozart's developing relationship with Emperor Joseph II

In Composer of the Week, Donald Macleod explores the relationship between the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the Austrian Emperor Joseph II. Mozart was one of the greatest composers in the Western Classical tradition. He was a child prodigy and a highly prolific composer whose music would influence generations to come. Yet despite these accolades, Mozart's life was not one of untold wealth and splendour. He was often financially strapped, and frequently looked to his friends for help. Upon the death of the composer Gluck, Mozart at last obtained a job at the court of Joseph II. His salary however was still not enough to cover Mozart's outgoings. The Emperor's reputation for tightness with money, his in interest in cultural reform, and even his re-organisation of the way people were buried, would all greatly impact upon Mozart and his music.

Mozart became a Mason, motivated by his conviction that the improvement of the human race would arise through self-perfection. His song Ihre unsre neuen Leiter was composed to open and close the inaugural session of a Masonic Lodge in 1786. It was also through Masonic connections that Mozart made contact with the clarinettist Anton Stadler, with whom he would go on to collaborate. Emperor Joseph II had a more guarded approach to Freemasonry. He sought to curb the Lodges' powers, to prevent as he saw it, the spread of the contagion of atheism and radicalism.

It was around this time that the Emperor commissioned a new opera from Mozart. The outcome was The Marriage of Figaro, and Joseph was greatly impressed deeming the opera to be divine. Then in 1787 the composer Christoph Willibald Gluck died, leaving a vacancy at court. Mozart was appointed Royal and Imperial Court Chamber Composer, although at a far reduced salary in comparison to what Gluck had received. Mozart had long sought a salaried position at court, and at last he had achieved this.

Ihre unsre neuen Leiter K484 (Masonic Song)
John Heuzenroeder, tenor
Willi Kronenberg, organ
Michael Alexander Willens, conductor
Cologne Academy male voices

La Nozze di Figaro K492 (Act 3, Sc 11-14)
Lorenzo Regazzo, bass (Figaro)
Patrizia Ciofi, soprano (Susanna)
Simon Keenlyside, baritone (Il Conte)
Veronique Gens, soprano (La Contessa)
Collegium Vocale Gent
Concerto Koln
Rene Jacobs, director

String Quartet in B flat K458 (Adagio)
Hagen Quartet

Adagio in B flat for 2 basset horns K411
Netherlands Wind Ensemble

A Musical Joke K522
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Producer Michael Surcombe.


WED 13:00 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert (b0b0656y)
BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day - Tchaikovsky and His Influences. 2/4

Sarah Walker presents the second of four concerts of songs by Tchaikovsky and his influences from the BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day at Saffron Hall in Essex. The Big Chamber Day, curated by pianist Anna Tilbrook, features soprano Anush Hovhannisyan, mezzo Caitlin Hulcup, tenor Alessandro Fisher and bass-baritone Ashley Riches. Today's concert is Tchaikovsky and the Poets, with Tchaikovsky's own settings of Goethe and Heine alongside Pushkin and Tolstoy set by Rachmaninov and Rimsky-Korsakov, and Benjamin Britten's cycle Winter Words, setting Thomas Hardy - a poet born the same year as Tchaikovsky (1840) with a similar penchant for melancholy.

01 00:04:21 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
By The Sea Op. 46
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Ashley Riches
Duration 00:10:11

02 00:16:03 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky Six Romances
Singer: Anush Hovhannisyan
Duration 00:11:18

03 00:28:49 Sergey Rachmaninov
Sing not, O Lovely One Op. 4 No. 4
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Anush Hovhannisyan
Duration 00:05:10

04 00:36:46 Benjamin Britten
Winter Words Op.52
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Alessandro Fisher
Duration 00:22:46


WED 14:00 Afternoon Concert (m0008w7c)
Cindy McTee, Strauss and Elgar from the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin

Tom McKinney continues a week of performances recorded in Dublin with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra.

Today's concert opens with Circuits by the American composer Cindy McTee, written in 1990. The title reflects several aspects of the work's musical language: circuitous structures, recurring short sections, and an unrelenting kinetic energy. Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova play's Strauss's Concerto in D minor, composed when Strauss was just 17. The concert concludes with Elgar's series of musical portraits, the Enigma Variations.

2.00pm
Cindy McTee: Circuits
Richard Strauss: Violin Concerto in D minor Op.8
Alina Ibragimova, violin
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor

2.45pm
Elgar: Enigma Variations Op.36
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor


WED 15:30 Choral Evensong (m0008w7f)
Edington Priory

From Edington Priory during the Edington Festival of Music within the Liturgy (recorded 20th Aug).

Introit: Upon your heart (Eleanor Daley)
Responses: Julian Thomas
Psalms 12, 13, 14 (Morley, Battishill, Stanford)
First Lesson: Proverbs 2 vv.1-15
Canticles: Watson in E
Second Lesson: Colossians 1 vv.9-20
Anthem: Thy word is a lantern (Purcell)
Hymn: Light’s abode, celestial Salem (Regent Square)
Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 546 (Bach)

Matthew Martin, Jeremy Summerly (Conductors)
Charles Maxtone-Smith (Organist)


WED 16:30 New Generation Artists (m0008w7h)
Quatuor Arod and Alec Frank-Gemmill

Former BBC New Generation Artists Quatuor Arod play Webern's early, exquisitely Romantic Langsamer Satz (from their new CD), and horn-player Alec Frank-Gemmill performs Schumann's delicate Romances, Op. 94.

Webern: Langsamer Satz
Quatuor Arod

Schumann: 3 Romances, Op 94
Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn)
Alasdair Beatson (piano)


WED 17:00 In Tune (m0008w7k)
Lendvai String Trio, Christian Ihle Hadland, Leopold Mozart

Sean Rafferty is joined by Lendvai String Trio, and also pianist Christian Ihle Hadland, performing live in the studio, and also looks ahead to a special concert this weekend celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Leopold Mozart.


WED 19:00 In Tune Mixtape (m0008w7m)
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.


WED 19:30 Radio 3 in Concert (m0008w7p)
UK Premiere of Liszt

In their spectacular season opener Kirill Karabits conducts the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in music by three composers who served as Kappelmeisters in Weimar, hub of German humanism in the 18th and 19th centuries and home to Friedrich Schiller: literary giant, political philosopher, champion of German unity and author of the Ode to Joy.

In 1859, Franz Liszt's contributions to Weimar's Schiller centenary celebrations included his collaboration with playwright Friedrich Halm. The resulting melodrama for actors and orchestra Vor hundert Jahren (A Hundred Years Ago), portrays an unhappy personified Germany comforted by Poesie's tour of Schiller's work with its promising hope for the nation's future. Tonight is a rare chance to hear Liszt's intriguing unpublished score, set to a new dramatisation by Gerard McBurney, and with a cast led by Sara Kestelman and Jemma Redgrave. It's prefaced with another Liszt rarity, Kunstlerfestzug, Processions of the Artists, an orchestral march for the Schiller shindig.

Bookending the concert are Johann Nepomuk Hummel's Freudenfest Overture, celebrating Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo (and including a rousing surge of God Save the King), and Richard Strauss's ever-popular suite from his opera Der Rosenkavalier.

Presented by Martin Handley, live from the Lighthouse in Poole.

Hummel: Freudenfest Overture
Liszt: Kunstlerfestzug
Liszt: Vor hundert Jahren

Interval Music (from CD)
August Muller: Grande Sonata in C, Op 38
Francesca Pagnini, flute
Paolo Bidoli, piano

Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits (conductor)

Cast for Vor hundert Jahren
Germania....... Sara Kestelman
Poesie……. Jemma Redgrave
Clotho……. Ruby Russell
Lachesis……. Laura McKay
Atropos……. Jordan Finding


WED 22:00 Free Thinking (m0008w7r)
Iain Sinclair's Peruvian Journey. From Hispanic to Latinx

Novelist Iain Sinclair has travelled to Peru in search of family history. Crime writer Jason Webster has a new history of Spain. Nuyorican Ed Morales tracks Latinx identity in the USA. Rana Mitter presents.

Violencia: A New History of Spain: Past Present and the Future of the West by Jason Webster is out this week. He is also the author of the Max Cámara series of crime novels set in Spain. You can find on the BBC Radio 3 website - a whole series of programmes broadcast on Sunday September 29th exploring Al-Andalus 800 years of music and culture whose legacy still resonates throughout this historical region of Islamic Span and Portugal.

Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture by Ed Morales is out now.
Ed Morales is one of the 6 shortlisted authors for the 2019 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize of £25,000, awarded annually for a non-fiction book that promotes global cultural understanding. In a collection on the Free Thinking website you can hear the Free Thinking interview with the 2018 winner Kapka Kassabova
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000xvn
and find this year's other shortlisted authors:
The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000d8k
How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy by Julian Baggini https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000ytc
A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution by Toby Green https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0002h89
Maoism: A Global History by Julia Lovell https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00021zh
Remnants of Partition: 21 Objects from a Continent Divided by Aanchal Malhotra https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p073kptw
The winner is announced October 20th 2019.

Producer: Alex Mansfield


WED 22:45 The Essay (b09qdn64)
All Miss Brodie's Girls

Janice Galloway

Muriel Spark worked as a black propagandist during the war. Janice Galloway discusses two novels influenced by that work, The Comforters, and The Hothouse by the East River.
Muriel Spark was a Scot, an exile, a poet, a codebreaker, a convert to a particularly Calvinist form of Catholicism from a particularly low-key Judaism and the cosmopolitan author of slender, sophisticated novels whose bestselling book mined her own schooldays in the Edinburgh of the 1930s. She may be most famous for "The Prime of Jean Brodie" but she wrote more than 20 novels, plus poems and plays.
She is a writer of many facets, all of them glittering, and is now recognised as the most important Scottish writer of the 20th century. In this series, five Scottish women writers give five very different takes on the novels and life of Mrs Spark.


WED 23:00 Night Tracks (m0008w7t)
Around midnight

Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an immersive playlist for late-night listening, from classical to contemporary and everything in between. Tonight's programme features Alice Sara Ott playing Debussy, music for strings and electronics by Icelandic composer María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Malian musical partners Ali Farka Touré and Toumani Diabaté, and a breathtaking lament by Jean-Philippe Rameau.

Night Tracks is Radio 3’s new late-night show, fronted by BBC Radio 3 presenter Sara Mohr-Pietsch, with regular episodes hosted by the award-winning composer and performer Hannah Peel. With classical music at its heart, the show takes listeners on an immersive sonic journey, with innovative sound design tailored for late-night listening.



THURSDAY 03 OCTOBER 2019

THU 00:30 Through the Night (m0008w7w)
Brahms and Elgar from Romania

Romanian RNO and Rumon Gamba in Brahms violin concerto with Cristina Anghelescu and Elgar Enigma Variations. Catriona Young presents.

12:31 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Violin Concerto in D, op. 77
Cristina Anghelescu (violin), Romanian Radio National Orchestra, Rumon Gamba (conductor)

01:09 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Andante, from 'Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003'
Cristina Anghelescu (violin)

01:13 AM
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Enigma Variations, op. 36
Romanian Radio National Orchestra, Rumon Gamba (conductor)

01:43 AM
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Nisi Dominus (Psalm 127) for voice and orchestra (RV.608)
Matthew White (counter tenor), Arte dei Suonatori, Eduardo Lopez Banzo (conductor)

02:04 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
String Quartet in G minor (Op.10)
Tilev String Quartet

02:31 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115
Annelien Van Wauwe (clarinet), Van Kuijk Quartet

03:08 AM
Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
24 Preludes Op.34 for piano
Igor Levit (piano)

03:43 AM
Juan Crisostomo Arriaga (1806-1826)
Los Esclavos Felices - overture
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

03:51 AM
Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755-1824)
Duo concertante in G major
Alexandar Avramov (violin), Ivan Peev (violin)

04:00 AM
Pierre Max Dubois (1930-1995)
Quartet for flutes
Valentinas Kazlauskas (flute), Lina Baublyte (flute), Albertas Stupakas (flute), Giedrius Gelgotas (flute)

04:08 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Trio for strings in B flat major, Op 53 no 2
Leopold String Trio

04:16 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
La Cathedrale engloutie - no.10 from Preludes book 1 (1910)
Philippe Cassard (piano)

04:22 AM
Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762)
Concerto Grosso No.3 in B minor
Concertino, Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players

04:31 AM
Richard Strauss (1864-1949), Franz Hasenohrl (arranger)
Till Eulenspiegel - Einmal Anders!
Festival Ensemble of the Festival of the Sound, James Campbell (conductor)

04:40 AM
Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi Mealli (1630-1670)
Sonata No 6 for violin and continuo 'La Sabbatina'
Andrew Manze (violin), Richard Egarr (harpsichord)

04:49 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Rondo in A minor K.511 for piano
Jean Muller (piano)

05:00 AM
Jose de Nebra (1702-1768)
Llegad, llegad, creyentes, cantata
Maria Espada (soprano), Al Ayre Espanol, Eduardo Lopez Banzo (harpsichord)

05:10 AM
Jan van Gilse (1881-1944)
Concert Overture in C minor
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jac van Steen (conductor)

05:20 AM
Arnold Bax (1883-1953)
Legend for viola and piano
Steven Dann (viola), Bruce Vogt (piano)

05:30 AM
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Spanisches Liederspiel (Op. 74)
Margit Laszlo (soprano), Jozsef Reti (tenor), Zolte Bende (bass), Hungarian Radio & Television Choir, Zoltan Vasarhelyi (conductor)

05:55 AM
Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
Etudes and polkas (book 3)
Antonin Kubalek (piano)

06:04 AM
Fela Sowande (1905-1987)
African suite for harp and strings (1944)
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)


THU 06:30 Breakfast (m0008wbn)
Thursday - Petroc's classical alarm call

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk


THU 09:00 Essential Classics (m0008wbq)
Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the cricketer Sir Alastair Cook.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.


THU 12:00 Composer of the Week (b0bbtbkg)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Mozart responds to cultural changes

Donald Macleod journeys with Mozart as he composes music for the court and the changing cultural scene of Vienna

In Composer of the Week, Donald Macleod explores the relationship between the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the Austrian Emperor Joseph II. Mozart was one of the greatest composers in the Western Classical tradition. He was a child prodigy and a highly prolific composer whose music would influence generations to come. Yet despite these accolades, Mozart's life was not one of untold wealth and splendour. He was often financially strapped, and frequently looked to his friends for help. Upon the death of the composer Gluck, Mozart at last obtained a job at the court of Joseph II. His salary however was still not enough to cover Mozart's outgoings. The Emperor's reputation for tightness with money, his in interest in cultural reform, and even his re-organisation of the way people were buried, would all greatly impact upon Mozart and his music.

A salaried position with the Imperial Court has at last been offered to Mozart. He became Composer of Chamber Music to the Emperor Joseph II, and part of his duties included composing music for the palace balls. Around this time the Emperor Joseph, in support of his Russian allies, had gone to war with the Ottoman Empire. This focus on foreign affairs proved exceptionally expensive, and there were rumours that Joseph II was going to disband the Italian opera company. With this in mind, Mozart turned his attention to writing more chamber music. Joseph did continue to take an interest in opera, and was concerned that Mozart's new work Don Giovanni would be much too difficult for the singers. After hearing the opera, the Emperor remarked that is was not the kind of thing suitable for his Viennese.

Handel arr. Mozart
Acis and Galatea (Overture)
Handel and Haydn Society
Christopher Hogwood, director

Mozart
German Dances K567
Tafelmusik
Bruno Weil, director

Piano Trio in G K564
Rautio Trio

Don Giovanni K527 (Act 2, Sc 13-16)
Johannes Weisser, baritone (Don Giovanni)
Lorenzo Regazzo, bass-baritone (Leporello)
Alexandrina Pendatchanska, soprano (Donna Elvira)
Olga Pasichnyk, soprano (Donna Anna)
Sunhae Im, soprano (Zerlina)
Nikolay Borchev, bass (Masetto)
Alessandro Gueronzi, bass (Il Commendatore)
Kenneth Tarver, tenor (Don Ottavio)
RIAS Kammerchor
Freiburg Baroque
Rene Jacobs, conductor

Fantasy in D minor K397
John di Martino's Romantic Jazz Trio

Producer Michael Surcombe.


THU 13:00 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert (b0b065tc)
BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day - Tchaikovsky and His Influences. 3/4

Sarah Walker presents the third of four concerts of songs by Tchaikovsky and his influences from the BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day at Saffron Hall in Essex. The Big Chamber Day, curated by pianist Anna Tilbrook, features soprano Anush Hovhannisyan, mezzo Caitlin Hulcup, tenor Alessandro Fisher and bass-baritone Ashley Riches. Today's concert is Tchaikovsky and the French, with music by Berlioz, Bizet, Debussy, Gounod and Saint-Saens as well as by Tchaikovsky himself.

01 00:03:53 Hector Berlioz
Les Nuits D'Ete Op. 7 Nos 1, 2 & 6
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Caitlin Hulcup
Duration 00:11:50

02 00:27:12 Camille Saint‐Saëns
Le Lever de La Lune
Performer: Anna Tilbrook
Singer: Ashley Riches
Duration 00:06:53


THU 14:00 Afternoon Concert (m0008wbs)
Opera Matinee: Alceste

Gluck's Alceste, the story of the Queen of Thessaly and her desire to sacrifice her life for her husband, in a performance recorded at the National Theatre in Munich.

Presented by Tom McKinney

Plus more from Ireland's RTE National Symphony Orchestra in their 2018/19 concert season. Veronika Eberle and Amihai Grosz join the orchestra for Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K.364 under their Principal Guest Conductor Nathalie Stutzmann

2.00pm
Gluck: Alceste

Charles Castronovo, tenor - Admeto
Dorothea Röschmann, soprano - Alceste
Michael Nagy, baritone - High Priest of Apollo / Hercules
Manuel Günther, tenor - Evandro
Sean Michael Plumb, baritone - Herald / Apollo
Callum Thorpe, bass - Oracle / Thanatos
Anna El-Khashem, Caspar Singh, Noa Beinart, Frederic Jost - Chorus Leaders
Bavarian State Opera Chorus & Orchestra
Antonello Manacorda, conductor

4.15pm
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K.364
Veronika Eberle, violin
Amihai Grosz, viola
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor


THU 17:00 In Tune (m0008wbv)
Maxwell Quartet, Lucy Parham, Luke Daniels and Rihab Azar

Sean Rafferty introduces live music from the Maxwell String Quartet, and from singer songwriter Luke Daniels with the Syrian oud player Rihab Azar. He also talks to pianist Lucy Parham about her new project I, Clara, which tells the life story of Clara Schumann in words and music.


THU 19:00 In Tune Mixtape (m0008wbx)
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.


THU 19:30 Radio 3 in Concert (m0008wbz)
Verdi's Requiem

The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, under the baton of Richard Farnes, perform Giuseppe Verdi's celebrated Requiem, one of the most dramatic works of the genre. Written to mark the death of Italian writer Alessandro Manzoni, Verdi's Requiem starts and ends with a whisper, but the grief, surprise, violence, and joy create all the power and craft of an Italian Romantic opera in one condensed, emotional narrative.

Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas, live at St. David's Hall, Cardiff.

Verdi: Messa da Requiem

Vlada Borovko (soprano)
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo soprano)
David Butt Philip (tenor)
David Soar (bass)
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Richard Farnes (conductor)


THU 22:00 Free Thinking (m0008wc1)
Rebecca Solnit, Truth, National Poetry Day

Who holds the power? The US activist and author Rebecca Solnit talks to Shahidha Bari about pros and cons of anger, US border patrols, rape cases in courts and shifts in the point of view of Hollywood films. Plus a look at the theme of National Poetry Day 2019 - Truth with the poet David Cain author of Truth Street - A Hillsborough Poem and Fiona Benson - whose collection is called Vertigo & Ghost.

Rebecca Solnit's fourth Essay collection is called Whose Story Is This ? Old Conflicts, New Chapters.

Producer: Torquil MacLeod


THU 22:45 The Essay (b09qgt59)
All Miss Brodie's Girls

Val McDermid

In "Dial M for Muriel" crime writer Val McDermid discusses Muriel Spark - crime novelist.
Muriel Spark was a Scot, an exile, a poet, a codebreaker, a convert to a particularly Calvinist form of Catholicism from a particularly low-key Judaism and the cosmopolitan author of slender, sophisticated novels whose bestselling book mined her own schooldays in the Edinburgh of the 1930s. She may be most famous for "The Prime of Jean Brodie" but she wrote more than 20 novels, plus poems and plays.
She is a writer of many facets, all of them glittering, and is now recognised as the most important Scottish writer of the 20th century. In this series, five Scottish women writers give five very different takes on the novels and life of Mrs Spark.


THU 23:00 Night Tracks: The Archive Remix (m0008wc3)
Music for the evening

A magical sonic journey conjured from the BBC music archives. Subscribe to receive your weekly mix on BBC Sounds.


THU 23:30 Unclassified (m0008wc5)
Unclassified returns in a new regular slot. Elizabeth Alker shares a host of genre-exploding new music for curious and courageous ears, hearts and minds.

Tonight's programme features an exclusive first play of music from the forthcoming album by Mercury Prize-nominated Portico Quartet called 'Memory Streams', plus, the first chance to hear an alternative version of the Shards track, Unrest, featuring Son Lux drummer, Ian Chang.

Unclassified is broadcast every Thursday at 11:30pm on BBC Radio 3.



FRIDAY 04 OCTOBER 2019

FRI 00:30 Through the Night (m0008wc7)
Suisse Romande Orchestra plays Brahms

Brahms 1st Symphony and Double Concerto conducted by Jonathan Nott. With Catriona Young.

12:31 AM
Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Six Pieces for Chamber Orchestra, Op 6
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Jonathan Nott (conductor)

12:44 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op 102
Svetlin Roussev (violin), Pablo Ferrandez (cello), Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Jonathan Nott (conductor)

01:21 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op 68
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Jonathan Nott (conductor)

02:13 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Overture and music from the Ballet Prometheus, Op 43
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Hannu Koivula (conductor)

02:31 AM
Ludvig Norman (1831-1885)
Piano Sextet in A minor
Bengt-Ake Lundin (piano), Uppsala Chamber Soloists

03:02 AM
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt Suite No 2, Op 55
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schonwandt (conductor)

03:21 AM
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Ewig einsam/Wenn du einst die Gauen (Guntram, Op 25)
Ben Heppner (tenor), Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor)

03:34 AM
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
3 Chansons for unaccompanied chorus
BBC Singers, Alison Smart (soprano), Judith Harris (mezzo soprano), Daniel Auchincloss (tenor), Stephen Charlesworth (baritone), Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

03:41 AM
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
Sonata in E major (Andante comodo), Kk.380
Ivetta Irkha (piano)

03:45 AM
Pieter Hellendaal (1721-1799)
Concerto grosso in F major, Op 3, No 6
Combattimento Consort Amsterdam

03:59 AM
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Bacchanalia (No.10 from Poeticke nalady)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Robert Stankovsky (conductor)

04:04 AM
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64, No 2
Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

04:07 AM
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Waltz fin A flat major, Op 42
Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

04:11 AM
Thomas Baltzar (1630-1663)
Prelude and divisions on 'John come kiss me now'
Elizabeth Wallfisch (baroque violin), Rosanne Hunt (violoncello), Linda Kent (harpsichord)

04:16 AM
Arvo Part (b.1935)
The Woman with the Alabaster box
Erik Westbergs Vocal Ensemble

04:23 AM
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen Suite) Op 22
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

04:31 AM
Jef van Hoof (1886-1959)
Willem de Zwijger, overture
Brussels Philharmonic, Fernand Terby (conductor)

04:38 AM
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), Jean-Francois Zygel (orchestrator)
Lullaby (Berceuse) on the name of Faure
Ronald Patterson (violin), Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Murry Sidlin (conductor)

04:42 AM
Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
Pelleas et Melisande suite, Op 80
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

04:59 AM
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
V prirode (In Nature's Realm), Op 63
Danish National Radio Choir, Stefan Parkman (conductor)

05:12 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Martin Schmeling (orchestrator)
Hungarian Dance No.3
Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Stuart Challender (conductor)

05:14 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Cello Sonata in C major, Op 102, No 1
Sol Gabetta (cello), Bertrand Chamayou (piano)

05:29 AM
Josef Suk (1874-1935)
Serenade for strings, Op 6
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, James Clark (conductor)

05:58 AM
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27, No 2
Jane Coop (piano)

06:05 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV131 (Cantata)
Roberta Invernizzi (soprano), Sonia Prina (contralto), Christopher Purves (bass), Krystian Adam (tenor), Wroclaw Philharmonic Chorus, Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini (conductor)


FRI 06:30 Breakfast (m0008ypd)
Friday - Georgia's classical rise and shine

Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and the Friday poem.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk


FRI 09:00 Essential Classics (m0008ypg)
Ian Skelly

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the cricketer Sir Alastair Cook.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.


FRI 12:00 Composer of the Week (b0bbtgpd)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Mozart's unmarked grave

Donald Macleod explores Emperor Joseph II's impact upon Mozart in his final years

In Composer of the Week, Donald Macleod explores the relationship between the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the Austrian Emperor Joseph II. Mozart was one of the greatest composers in the Western Classical tradition. He was a child prodigy and a highly prolific composer whose music would influence generations to come. Yet despite these accolades, Mozart's life was not one of untold wealth and splendour. He was often financially strapped, and frequently looked to his friends for help. Upon the death of the composer Gluck, Mozart at last obtained a job at the court of Joseph II. His salary however was still not enough to cover Mozart's outgoings. The Emperor's reputation for tightness with money, his in interest in cultural reform, and even his re-organisation of the way people were buried, would all greatly impact upon Mozart and his music.

During Mozart's final years, the worry over finances was never far from his mind. His wife Constanze had fragile health, and required expensive medical treatment. By this time Emperor Joseph II was not in good health either. He was aware of Mozart's financial situation, and behind the commission of the opera Cosi fan tutte, we can glimpse the discreet hand of Joseph coming to Mozart's aid. During the Emperor's reign he sought to change many things culturally and socially. In the interests of economy and hygiene, the burial system throughout the empire had been updated. Although Joseph II had died before Mozart, the impact of Joseph's reforms were still felt after his death. Mozart's own burial was symbolic of Joseph's restructurings. The composer was buried, sewn into a linen cloth and laid in a simple grave with other bodies. Headstones had been banned, so there is no marker for the grave.

Ave Verum Corpus K618
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, director

Cosi fan tutte K588 (Act 1, Sc 14-16)
Simone Kermes, soprano (Fiordiligi)
Malena Ernman, soprano (Dorabella)
Kenneth Tarver, tenor (Ferrando)
Christopher Maltman, bass (Gugliemo)
Konstantin Wolff, bass (Don Alfonso)
Anna Kasyan, soprano (Despina)
Musicaeterna
Teodor Currentzis, conductor

Fantasia in F minor K608
Thomas Trotter, organ

Thamos, King of Egypt K345
Cologne Academy Orchestra
Michael Alexander Willens, conductor

Producer Michael Surcombe.


FRI 13:00 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert (b0b09847)
BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day - Tchaikovsky and His Influences. 4/4

Sarah Walker presents the final concert of songs by Tchaikovsky and his influences from the BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Day at Saffron Hall in Essex. The Big Chamber Day, curated by pianist Anna Tilbrook, features soprano Anush Hovhannisyan, mezzo Caitlin Hulcup, tenor Alessandro Fisher and bass-baritone Ashley Riches. Today's concert includes songs by Tchaikovsky's Russian compatriots including Glinka, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov and Rimsky-Korsakov, and ends with six beautiful and rarely heard duets by Tchaikovsky himself.


FRI 14:00 Afternoon Concert (m0008ypj)
Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky and Moeran from the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin

A week of concerts performed by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin draws to a close firstly with an all Russian programme conducted by Alexander Vedernikov and featuring Belarusian mezzo Oksana Volkova who sings Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death.

We round the week off with the only completed symphony of E.J Moeran, who though English was of Irish extraction and was greatly influenced by Irish folk music.

2.00pm
Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead Op.29
Mussorgsky arr Shostakovich: Songs and Dances of Death
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Oksana Volkova, mezzo
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov, conductor

3.20pm
E.J Moeran: Symphony in G minor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Timothy Henty, conductor


FRI 16:30 The Listening Service (m0008w6q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Sunday]


FRI 17:00 In Tune (m0008ypl)
Live from the University of Leeds

A special edition of In Tune, live from the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall at the University of Leeds. Joining Sean Rafferty are guests including members of Opera North with conductor Christian Curnyn, pianist Alexandra Dariescu, Manchester Collective, and Radio 3 New Generation Artist soprano Ema Nikolovska with pianist Joseph Middleton, alongside talented student musicians from students at the University of Leeds and Leeds College of Music.


FRI 19:00 In Tune Mixtape (m0008ypn)
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.


FRI 19:30 Radio 3 in Concert (m0008ypq)
Mozart in Croydon

The London Mozart Players celebrate their seventieth birthday with a gala concert at the newly-refurbished Fairfield Halls. Newly refurbished and re-named the Phoenix Hall, the auditorium in Croydon has what many people consider one of the finest acoustics in the UK. After the three year renovation, Britain's oldest chamber orchestra is back in its home and re-unites with four of its former conductors in this celebratory event. The concert includes a specially-commissioned fanfare and the sensational brilliant soprano Elizabeth Watts joins them for arias by Mozart himself.

Presented by Ian Skelly.

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major, 'Classical'
Howard Shelley (conductor)

Mozart: Zeffiretti lusinghieri, Ilia's aria from Idomeneo, rè di Creta K.366
Mozart: Concert Aria, Ch’io mi scordi di te,” K.505
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Howard Shelley (piano), Jane Glover (conductor)

Alex Woolf: "Fairfield Fanfare" (New commission)
Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)

approx 8.10 pm
INTERVAL: Mozart's Sinfonia concertante in a recording made in 1953 by the London Mozart Players and their founder, Harry Blech.

approx 8.20pm
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major
Gérard Korsten (conductor)

[Concert recorded on 18 September.]


FRI 22:00 The Verb (m0008yps)
The Verb from the Contains Strong Language Festival

Ian McMillan presents Radio 3's Cabaret of the Word with Clare Pollard and other guests, exploring the pleasures and pitfalls of trying to translate the argument of a poem from other languages into English. Recorded in front of an audience at the Contains Strong Language Festival in Hull.


FRI 22:45 The Essay (b09qgxd9)
All Miss Brodie's Girls

Louise Welsh

Writer Louise Welsh reflects on the theme of the Uncanny in the writing of Muriel Spark through her story "The House of the Famous Poet."

Muriel Spark was a Scot, an exile, a poet, a codebreaker, a convert to a particularly Calvinist form of Catholicism from a particularly low-key Judaism and the cosmopolitan author of slender, sophisticated novels whose bestselling book mined her own schooldays in the Edinburgh of the 1930s. She may be most famous for "The Prime of Jean Brodie" but she wrote more than 20 novels, plus poems and plays.
She is a writer of many facets, all of them glittering, and is now recognised as the most important Scottish writer of the 20th century. In this series, five Scottish women writers give five very different takes on the novels and life of Mrs Spark.


FRI 23:00 Late Junction (m0008ypv)
KOKOKO!’s Late Junction mixtape

Verity Sharp invites Congolese collective KOKOKO! to compile the latest edition of the Late Junction mixtape: 30 minutes of tracks which span the spectrum of adventurous music. KOKOKO!’s sound is driven by DIY percussion, distorted electronics and a restless energy. They began life in Kinshasa when French electronic artist Débruit met singer Makara Bianko at a block party and the collective blossomed from there. Making music in the DRC hasn’t been easy. Since they started three years ago the band have lost their drummer to cancer, a dancer to electrocution, had homes destroyed by the police and a lucky escape from a crocodile. Imported guitars and drum kits are expensive in Kinshasa so they make music out of what they can find: rewired tin cans, upcycled plastic bottles and guitars made out of bike brakes.

Elsewhere in the show Verity plays wonky Cumbia from Bogotá trio Los Pirañas, the side project of Eblis Álvarez from Meridian Brothers, and we descend into a maelstrom of synthesized noise inspired by Edgar Allan Poe.

Produced by Alannah Chance.
A Reduced Listening Production for BBC Radio 3.




LIST OF THIS WEEK'S PROGRAMMES
(Note: the times link back to the details; the pids link to the BBC page, including iPlayer)

Afternoon Concert 14:00 MON (m0008w2y)

Afternoon Concert 14:00 TUE (m0008w28)

Afternoon Concert 14:00 WED (m0008w7c)

Afternoon Concert 14:00 THU (m0008wbs)

Afternoon Concert 14:00 FRI (m0008ypj)

Al-Andalus: Choral and organ music from Spain and Portugal 16:00 SUN (m0008w6n)

Breakfast 07:00 SAT (m0008vyl)

Breakfast 07:00 SUN (m0008w6g)

Breakfast 06:30 MON (m0008w2r)

Breakfast 06:30 TUE (m0008w24)

Breakfast 06:30 WED (m0008w77)

Breakfast 06:30 THU (m0008wbn)

Breakfast 06:30 FRI (m0008ypd)

Choral Evensong 15:00 SUN (m0008p79)

Choral Evensong 15:30 WED (m0008w7f)

Classical Fix 00:00 MON (m0008w71)

Composer of the Week 12:00 MON (b0bbsdws)

Composer of the Week 12:00 TUE (b0bbsnkp)

Composer of the Week 12:00 WED (b0bbt6bd)

Composer of the Week 12:00 THU (b0bbtbkg)

Composer of the Week 12:00 FRI (b0bbtgpd)

Drama on 3 19:30 SUN (b09h3nf1)

Early Music Late 22:00 SUN (m0008w6z)

Early Music Now 16:30 MON (m0008w30)

Essential Classics 09:00 MON (m0008w2t)

Essential Classics 09:00 TUE (m0008w26)

Essential Classics 09:00 WED (m0008w79)

Essential Classics 09:00 THU (m0008wbq)

Essential Classics 09:00 FRI (m0008ypg)

Free Thinking 22:00 TUE (m0008w2j)

Free Thinking 22:00 WED (m0008w7r)

Free Thinking 22:00 THU (m0008wc1)

Geoffrey Smith's Jazz 00:00 SUN (b07mvsxx)

In Tune Mixtape 19:00 MON (m0008w34)

In Tune Mixtape 19:00 TUE (m0008w2d)

In Tune Mixtape 19:00 WED (m0008w7m)

In Tune Mixtape 19:00 THU (m0008wbx)

In Tune Mixtape 19:00 FRI (m0008ypn)

In Tune 17:00 MON (m0008w32)

In Tune 17:00 TUE (m0008w2b)

In Tune 17:00 WED (m0008w7k)

In Tune 17:00 THU (m0008wbv)

In Tune 17:00 FRI (m0008ypl)

Inside Music 13:00 SAT (m0008vyv)

J to Z 17:00 SAT (m0008vz1)

Jazz Record Requests 16:00 SAT (m0008vyz)

Late Junction 23:00 FRI (m0008ypv)

Music Matters 11:45 SAT (m0008vyq)

Music Matters 22:00 MON (m0008vyq)

Music Planet World Mix 00:30 SAT (m0008rby)

New Generation Artists 16:30 WED (m0008w7h)

New Music Show 22:00 SAT (m0008vz5)

Night Tracks: The Archive Remix 23:00 THU (m0008wc3)

Night Tracks 23:00 MON (m0008w38)

Night Tracks 23:00 TUE (m0008w2l)

Night Tracks 23:00 WED (m0008w7t)

Opera on 3 18:30 SAT (m0008vz3)

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert 13:00 MON (m0008w2w)

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert 13:00 TUE (b0b064rz)

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert 13:00 WED (b0b0656y)

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert 13:00 THU (b0b065tc)

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert 13:00 FRI (b0b09847)

Radio 3 in Concert 21:10 SUN (m0008w6x)

Radio 3 in Concert 19:30 MON (m0008w36)

Radio 3 in Concert 19:30 TUE (m0008w2g)

Radio 3 in Concert 19:30 WED (m0008w7p)

Radio 3 in Concert 19:30 THU (m0008wbz)

Radio 3 in Concert 19:30 FRI (m0008ypq)

Record Review 09:00 SAT (m0008vyn)

Sound of Cinema 15:00 SAT (m0008vyx)

Sunday Feature 18:45 SUN (m0008w6v)

Sunday Morning 09:00 SUN (m0008w6j)

The Alternative Bach, with Mahan Esfahani 23:00 SUN (m0003sgh)

The Early Music Show 12:00 SUN (m0008w6l)

The Essay 22:45 MON (b09qdkkm)

The Essay 22:45 TUE (b09qdlwh)

The Essay 22:45 WED (b09qdn64)

The Essay 22:45 THU (b09qgt59)

The Essay 22:45 FRI (b09qgxd9)

The Listening Service 17:00 SUN (m0008w6q)

The Listening Service 16:30 FRI (m0008w6q)

The Verb 22:00 FRI (m0008yps)

This Classical Life 12:30 SAT (m0008vys)

Through the Night 01:00 SAT (m0008rc0)

Through the Night 01:00 SUN (m0008vz9)

Through the Night 00:30 MON (m0008w73)

Through the Night 00:30 TUE (m0008w3b)

Through the Night 00:30 WED (m0008w2p)

Through the Night 00:30 THU (m0008w7w)

Through the Night 00:30 FRI (m0008wc7)

Unclassified 23:30 THU (m0008wc5)

Words and Music 17:30 SUN (m0008w6s)