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6 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 13 December 2011

John Shea presents Bizet's Carmen, recorded at the Royal Opera House. Elina Garanca is Carmen and Roberto Alagna Don Jose.

12:32 AM
Bizet, Georges [1838-1875]
Elina Garanca - Mezzo-Soprano (Carmen), Roberto Alagna - Tenor (Don Jose), Ildebrando D' Arcangelo - Bass (Escamillo), Liping Zhang - Soprano (Micaela), Changhan Lim - Baritone (Morales), Henry Waddington - Bass (Zuniga), Eri Nakamura - Soprano (Frasquita), Louise Innes - Mezzo-Soprano (Mercedes), Adrian, Clarke - Baritone (Le Dancaire), Vincent Ordonneau - Tenor (Le Remendado), Bertrand De Billy - Conductor, Royal Opera House Chorus, Royal Opera House Orchestra

3:05 AM
de Falla, Manuel (1876-1946)
Noches en los jardines de España
Filip Pavlov (piano), Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Ivan Marinov (conductor)

3:29 AM
Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782)
Quartet for flute/violin and strings (T.309/3) in A major
Sofia Soloists Chamber Ensemble, Plamen Djurov (Conductor)

3:46 AM
Strauss, Oscar (1870-1954)
Overture: Ein Walzertraum
West Deutsches Rundfunkorchester Köln, Franz Marszalek (conductor)

3:53 AM
Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario (1895-1968)
Capriccio Diabolico for guitar (Op.85)
Goran Listes (guitar)

4:02 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918) orch. Brewaeys, Luc (b.1959)
No.2 Voiles (Preludes Book 1)
Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Daniele Callegari (conductor)

4:07 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918) transc. Nina Cole
Prélude à la Damoiselle élue
Roger Cole (oboe), Linda Lee Thomas (piano)

4:11 AM
Sammartini, Giuseppe [1695-1750]
Sinfonia in F
Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (conductor)

4:19 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Quartet for strings in C minor (D.703) 'Satz'
Tilev String Quartet

4:31 AM
Borodin, Alexander (1833-1887)
Polovtsian dances - from 'Prince Igor'
Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Stuart Challender (conductor)

4:42 AM
Offenbach, Jacques [1819-1880] arr. Max Woltag
Belle Nuit (Barcarolle from Contes d'Hoffmann)
Moshe Hammer (violin), Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (cello), William Tritt (piano)

4:45 AM
Martucci, Giuseppe (1856-1909)
Notturno (Op.70 No.1)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Nello Santi (conductor)

4:53 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Bramo di trionfar' - aria from 'Alcina' (Act 1 Scene 8)
Graham Pushee (countertenor), Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer (artistic director)

5:00 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Sonata in D major (1844) (Op.65 No.5)
Erwin Wiersinga (organ)

5:09 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Scherzo capriccioso (Op.66)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava, Oliver Dohnányi (conductor)

5:22 AM
Gershwin, George (1898-1937)
Piano Preludes (1926)
Donna Coleman (piano)

5:30 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Trio for violin, cello and piano (Op.11) in B flat major;
Trio Ondine

5:49 AM
Locatelli, Pietro Antonio (1695-1764)
Concerto in E flat (Op.7 No.6), 'Il pianto d'Arianna'
Amsterdam Bach Soloists

6:05 AM
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt - suite no. 1 (Op. 46)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Ole Kristian Ruud (conductor)

06:30 AM
Radio 3 Breakfast.


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