May Radio 3 and tele­vi­sion high­lights

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BBC Music Magazine - - Contents -

1 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

CHOICE 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Amy Beach

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song A record­ing from the archives 4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Royal Fes­ti­val Hall, London. Glinka Over­ture: Rus­lan and Lud­mila, Glazunov Vi­o­lin Con­certo, Shostakovi­ch Sym­phony No. 10. Es­ther

Yoo (vi­o­lin), Phil­har­mo­nia Or­ches­tra/vladimir Ashke­nazy 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

2 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

CHOICE 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the

Week Amy Beach 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from the Bridge­wa­ter Hall, Manch­ester. James Macmil­lan Sym­phony No. 4, Brit­ten

Les il­lu­mi­na­tions, Tippett Sym­phony No. 4. So­phie Be­van (so­prano), BBC Phil­har­monic/ Mar­tyn Brab­bins

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12am Late Junc­tion 12-12.30am Slow Radio

3 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

CHOICE 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Amy Beach

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in

Con­cert from Sym­phony Hall, Birm­ing­ham. Krása Over­ture for small or­ches­tra, Klein Par­tita for Strings, Mahler Sym­phony No. 9. CBSO Youth Cho­rus,

City of Birm­ing­ham Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/ilan Volkov 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Mu­sic Planet 12.30-1am Mu­sic Planet

World Mix

4 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9-11.45am Record Re­view 11.45am-12.30pm

Mu­sic Mat­ters

12.30-1pm This Clas­si­cal Life 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema 4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-10pm Opera on 3 from the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera,

New York. Verdi Aida. Son­dra Rad­vanovsky (Aida), Olesya Petrova (Am­neris), Jorge de León (Radamès), Quinn Kelsey (Amonasro), tefan Kocán (Ram­fis), Solo­man Howard (The King), Or­ches­tra of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera/

Plá­cido Domingo

10pm-12 mid­night

New Mu­sic Show 12 mid­night-1am

Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz

5 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Jess Robin­son (co­me­dian) 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert (rpt) 2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song (rpt) 4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The

Lis­ten­ing Ser­vice

5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day Fea­ture 7.30-10pm Drama on 3 Co­ri­olanus (Shake­speare) 10-11pm Radio 3 in Con­cert 11pm-12 mid­night Un­clas­si­fied with Elizabeth Alker

12 mid­night-12.30am

Clas­si­cal Fix

6 MON­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Stravin­sky

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert live from Wig­more Hall, London. An un­con­ven­tional jour­ney from Moscow to London. Alexan­der Levine New work, Ke­drov Otche Nash, Si­belius Rakas­tava (The Lover), Tormis Ratas, Zie­len­ski

In monte oliveti, Kodály Esti dal, An­tonín Tu­capsk Mu­nic­i­pal Ayres: Slough, Co­me­dian Har­monists Eins, zwei, drei und vier, Brahms Abend­ständ­chen Op. 42 No. 1, Poulenc Qu­a­tre pe­tites prières de Saint-françois d’as­sise. The King’s Singers 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm In­ter­na­tional Opera Awards from Sadler’s Wells. Per­form­ers in­clude Charles Cas­tronovo (tenor), Joyce El-khoury (so­prano) and Vivica Ge­naux (so­prano)

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

On Hol­i­day with Ni­et­szche 11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

7 TUES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Stravin­sky

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Fo­rum, Malvern The­atres. El­gar String Quar­tet in E mi­nor, Vi­o­lin Sonata in E mi­nor, Pi­ano Quin­tet in A mi­nor.

Daniel Row­land (vi­o­lin), Ian Bel­ton (vi­o­lin), Paul Cas­sidy

(vi­ola), Martin Roscoe (pi­ano), Brod­sky Quar­tet

10.45-11pm The Es­say

On Hol­i­day with Ni­et­szche 11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

8 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Stravin­sky

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song live from the Chapel of Mag­dalen Col­lege, Ox­ford 4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape CHOICE 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Bar­bi­can Hall, London. BBC SO To­tal Im­mer­sion:

Lili and Na­dia Boulanger. Lili Boulanger Psalm 24 ‘La terre ap­par­tient à l’éter­nel, Vieille prière boud­dhique, Faust et Hélène, Psalm 130 ‘Du fond de l’abîme, Na­dia Boulanger Fan­taisie var­iée for pi­ano and or­ches­tra. Alexan­dra Dari­escu (pi­ano), Kata­rina Dalay­man (so­prano), BBC Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/james Gaf­fi­gan 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

On Hol­i­day with Ni­et­szche 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

9 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Stravin­sky

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from the City Halls, Glas­gow. Ge­orge But­ter­worth The Banks of Green Wil­low, Vaughan Wil­liams On Wen­lock Edge, Stravin­sky The Fire­bird (com­plete bal­let). David Webb (tenor), BBC Scot­tish Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/ben Ger­non 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say On Hol­i­day with Ni­et­szche 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

10 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Stravin­sky

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from the Bridge­wa­ter Hall, Manch­ester. Bach Or­ches­tral Suites. Lisa Bezno­siuk

(flute), Or­ches­tra of the Age of En­light­en­ment/mar­garet Fault­less (vi­o­lin)

10-10.45pm The Verb 10.45-11pm The Es­say

On Hol­i­day with Ni­et­szche 11pm-12.30am Mu­sic Planet 12.30-1am Mu­sic Planet World Mix

11 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9-11.45am Record Re­view 11.45am-12.30pm

Mu­sic Mat­ters

12.30-1pm This Clas­si­cal Life 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema 4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-10pm Opera on 3 from the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera, New York. Poulenc Di­a­logues des Car­mélites. Is­abel Leonard (Blanche de la Force), Adri­anne Piec­zonka (Madame Li­doine), Erin Mor­ley (Con­stance), Karen Cargill (Mère Marie), Karita Mat­tila (Madame de Croissy), David Por­tillo (Che­va­lier de la Force), Jean-françois La­pointe (Mar­quis de la Force), Or­ches­tra of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera/ Yan­nick Nézet-séguin

10pm-12 mid­night

New Mu­sic Show 12 mid­night-1am

Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz

12 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Richard Smith (gui­tarist) (rpt) 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert (rpt) 2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The

Lis­ten­ing Ser­vice

5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic CHOICE 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day Fea­ture Water­log

7.30-9.30pm Drama on 3 Radio Beck­ett (rpt)

9.30-11pm Radio 3 in Con­cert

11pm-12 mid­night Un­clas­si­fied with Elizabeth Alker

12 mid­night-1am Clas­si­cal Fix

13 MON­DAY

CHOICE 6.30-9am Break­fast from the River Sev­ern

9am-12noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Robert Schu­mann 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert live from Wig­more Hall, London. Kirch­ner Bunte Blät­ter Op. 83: V-XII, Brahms Pi­ano Trio No. 1 in B. Gould Pi­ano Trio

2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from St David’s Hall, Cardiff. Beethoven Co­ri­olan Over­ture, Bartók Pi­ano Con­certo No. 3, Mozart Sym­phony No. 40. Luká Von­dráˇcek (pi­ano), BBC Na­tional Or­ches­tra of Wales/ Jac van Steen

10-10.45pm Mu­sic

Mat­ters (rpt)

CHOICE 10.45-11pm The Es­say

River Walks

11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

14 TUES­DAY

CHOICE 6.30-9am Break­fast from the River Sev­ern

9am-12noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Robert Schu­mann 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from Glas­gow Royal Con­cert Hall. [IN­SIDE]OUT Mozart. Mozart Pi­ano Con­certo No. 23, Mahler Sym­phony No. 6.

In­grid Fliter (pi­ano), Tom Red­mond (pre­sen­ter), Royal Scot­tish Na­tional Or­ches­tra/ Thomas Søn­dergård

CHOICE 10.45-11pm The Es­say

River Walks

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

15 WED­NES­DAY

CHOICE 6.30-9am Break­fast from the River Sev­ern

9am-12noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Robert Schu­mann 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song from the London Fes­ti­val of Con­tem­po­rary Church Mu­sic at St Pan­cras Church, London 4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Light­house, Poole.

El­gar The Dream of Geron­tius. Paul Ap­pleby (tenor), Alice

Coote (mezzo-so­prano), James Ruther­ford (bass), Bournemout­h Sym­phony Cho­rus,

Bournemout­h Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/kir­ill Kara­bits 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing CHOICE 10.45-11pm The Es­say

River Walks

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

16 THURS­DAY

CHOICE 6.30-9am Break­fast from the Sev­ern River

9am-12noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Robert Schu­mann 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from Mil­ton Court, London. Han­del Is­rael in Egypt. BBC Singers, Academy of An­cient Mu­sic/gerge­ley Madaras 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing CHOICE 10.45-11pm The Es­say

River Walks

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

17 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast from the Sev­ern River 9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Robert Schu­mann 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from Glas­gow City Halls. Brahms Pi­ano Con­certo No. 1, Bartók Con­certo for Or­ches­tra. Elisabeth Leon­skaja (pi­ano), BBC Scot­tish Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/thomas Daus­gaard 10-10.45pm The Verb

CHOICE 10.45-11pm The Es­say River Walks 11pm-12.30am Mu­sic Planet 12.30-1am Mu­sic Planet

World Mix

18 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9-11.45am Record Re­view 11.45am-12.30pm

Mu­sic Mat­ters

12.30-1pm This Clas­si­cal Life 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema 4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-10pm Opera on 3 10.30pm-12 mid­night

New Mu­sic Show 12 mid­night-1am

Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz

19 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Bar­bara Hosk­ing (broad­caster) 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert (rpt) 2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song (rpt) 4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The

Lis­ten­ing Ser­vice

5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day Fea­ture Alexan­der Korda

7.30-9.10pm Drama on 3 Oedi­pus (Sopho­cles) (rpt) 9.10-10.10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert

10.10-11pm Early Mu­sic Late 11pm-12 mid­night Un­clas­si­fied with Elizabeth Alker

12 mid­night-1am Clas­si­cal Fix

20 MON­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Shostakovi­ch

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert live from Wig­more Hall, London. Beethoven Pi­ano Sonata No. 30 in E, Pi­ano Sonata No. 32 in C mi­nor. An­dreas Hae­fliger (pi­ano) 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Bar­bi­can Hall, London. Au­gusta Read Thomas

Ra­di­ant Cir­cles, Os­valdo

Goli­jov Oceana (UK pre­miere), John Adams Naïve and Sen­ti­men­tal Mu­sic. Nora Fis­cher (so­prano), BBC Sym­phony Cho­rus, BBC Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/joana Carneiro 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

21 TUES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Shostakovi­ch

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from the Bar­bi­can Hall, London. Beethoven Sym­phony No. 7, Ger­ald Barry Vi­ola Con­certo, Beethoven Sym­phony No. 8. Lawrence Power (vi­ola), Brit­ten Sin­fo­nia/thomas Adès 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

22 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Shostakovi­ch

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song A record­ing from the archives 4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. Colour Se­ries: Green. Wag­ner Der Venus­berg from Tannhäuser, Ju­dith Weir For­est, John Harle From a North­ern Sky, Rossini Over­ture: Otello, Si­belius Spring Song, Michael Torke Green, Korn­gold Robin Hood Suite. Jess Gil­lam (sax­o­phone), BBC Con­cert Or­ches­tra/ Bramwell Tovey

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

23 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Shostakovi­ch

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from the Bridge­wa­ter Hall, Manch­ester. Mahler Sym­phony

No. 2 ‘Res­ur­rec­tion’. Anna Sch­wanewilms (so­prano), Alice Coote (mezzo-so­prano), Hallé Choir, Hallé Or­ches­tra/ Mark Elder

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

24 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Shostakovi­ch

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from the Bar­bi­can Hall, London. Thomas Larcher Chi­asma (UK pre­miere), Mahler Sym­phony No. 7. BBC Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/sakari Oramo 10-11pm Free Think­ing 11pm-12.30am Mu­sic Planet 12.30-1am Mu­sic Planet

World Mix

25 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9-11.45am Record Re­view 11.45am-12.30pm

Mu­sic Mat­ters

12.30-1pm This Clas­si­cal Life 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema

4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-10pm Opera on 3 from the Royal Opera House, London. Verdi La forza del des­tino. Anna Ne­tre­bko (Leonora), Jonas Kaufmann (Don Al­varo), Lu­dovic Tézier (Don Carlo di Var­gas), Fer­ruc­cio Furlan­etto (Padre Guardiano), Alessan­dro Cor­belli (Fra Meli­tone), Veron­ica Sime­oni (Preziosill­a), Robert Lloyd (Mar­quis of Cala­trava), Roberta Alexan­der (Curra), Michael Mofid­ian (Al­calde), Carlo Bosi (Mae­stro Trabuco), Or­ches­tra of the Royal Opera House/ An­to­nio Pap­pano

10pm-12 mid­night

New Mu­sic Show 12 mid­night-1am

Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz

26 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Al­fred Bren­del (pi­anist) (rpt) 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert (rpt) 2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song (rpt) 4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The

Lis­ten­ing Ser­vice

5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day Fea­ture Robin­son Cru­soe Road Trip 7.30-8.50pm Drama on 3

The Beau­ti­ful Cos­mos of

Ivor Cut­ler (rpt)

8.50-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert 10-11pm Early Mu­sic Late 11pm-12 mid­night Un­clas­si­fied with Elizabeth Alker

12 mid­night-12.30am

Clas­si­cal Fix

27 MON­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Verdi

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert live from Wig­more Hall, London. Beethoven String Quar­tet in A mi­nor, Enno Poppe Freizeit (UK pre­miere). Kuss Quar­tet

2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Phil­har­monic Hall, Liverpool. Rus­sian He­roes. Ka­balevsky Over­ture: Co­las Breugnon, Prokofiev Sin­fo­nia concertant­e, Shostakovi­ch Suite: Age of Gold, Khacha­turian Suite: Spar­ta­cus. Al­ban Ger­hardt (cello), Royal Liverpool Phil­har­monic Or­ches­tra/

Vasily Pe­trenko

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say Robin­son Cru­soe from Hay Fes­ti­val. Five writ­ers re­spond to the themes of Daniel De­foe’s novel Robin­son Cru­soe and re­flect on the ex­pe­ri­ences of its pro­tag­o­nist

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

28 TUES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Verdi

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from Ul­ster Hall, Belfast. Sea­son Fi­nale. Mozart Pi­ano Con­certo No. 20, Mahler Sym­phony No. 5. Inon Bar­natan (pi­ano), Ul­ster Or­ches­tra/rafael Pa­yare 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say Robin­son Cru­soe from

Hay Fes­ti­val

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

29 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Verdi

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song live from St David’s Cathe­dral on the Eve of the As­cen­sion 4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from Turner Sims, Southamp­ton. BBC Radio 3 New Gen­er­a­tion Artists. Bach The Art of Fugue, Beethoven String Quar­tet No. 14 in C sharp mi­nor, Reger Clar­inet Quin­tet. An­nelien Van Wauwe (clar­inet), Aris Quar­tet 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say Robin­son Cru­soe from

Hay Fes­ti­val

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

30 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Verdi

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert live from the Bar­bi­can Hall, London. Cage The Sea­sons, Beethoven Vi­o­lin Con­certo, Bartók Con­certo for Or­ches­tra. Ju­lia Fis­cher (vi­o­lin), London Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/michael Til­son Thomas

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say Robin­son Cru­soe from

Hay Fes­ti­val

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

31 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Verdi

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert BBC Mu­sic Mag­a­zine Podcast

In this month’s episode, we dis­cuss Warner’s record deal with an al­go­rithm and the Hallé Or­ches­tra’s in­au­gu­ral com­pe­ti­tion to find its new as­sis­tant con­duc­tor. Plus, we bring along our favourite new record­ings of works by Co­p­land, Ber­lioz and Rox­anna Panufnik (above).

Lis­ten on our web­site or on Ap­ple Pod­casts. 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Radio 3 in Con­cert from the Oc­tagon Chapel, Nor­wich. BBC Radio 3 New Gen­er­a­tion Artists: Misha Mullov-ab­bado Group. Matthew Herd (alto sax­o­phone), James Dav­i­son (trum­pet), Sam

Rap­ley (tenor sax­o­phone),

Liam Du­nachie (pi­ano), Misha Mullov-ab­bado (dou­ble bass), Scott Chap­man (drums) 10-10.45pm The Verb 10.45-11pm The Es­say Robin­son Cru­soe from

Hay Fes­ti­val

11pm-12.30am Mu­sic Planet 12.30-1am Mu­sic Planet

World Mix

Ma­jes­tic May: pi­anist Alexan­dra Dari­escu (see 8 May); (top right) the River Sev­ern; (right) com­poser Amy Beach

Bold Beethoven: vi­olin­ist Ju­lia Fis­cher (30 May)

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