1 August 2007
Wednesday 1 August 2007 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)
Presented by Penny Gore.
1.00pm Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Hay Music Festival 2007
2/4. A series of concerts with a literary twist, recorded during the Guardian Hay Festival. In this recital, Wagner's song cycle of settings of poems by Mathilde von Wesendonck, Barber's Songs of James Joyce and Copland's ever-popular settings of traditional songs.
Sara Fulgoni (mezzo-soprano)
Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
Barber: Four Songs, Op 13
Barber: Songs of James Joyce, Op 10
Copland: Long time ago; Simple gifts; At the river; Ching-a-ring chaw (Old American Songs)
2.00pm BBC Proms 2007
Another chance to hear the Halle conducted by Mark Elder bring together two of this year's themes: Shakespeare and Auden.
Joan Rodgers (soprano)
Mark Elder (conductor)
Britten: Les Illuminations
Nielsen: Symphony No 4 (The Inextinguishable)
3.45pm From Wigmore Hall, London
Brahms: Sonata in E flat for viola and piano, Op 120 No 2
Antoine Tamestit (viola)
Cedric Tiberghien (piano)
Haydn: String Quartet in G minor (Rider)
Borodin: String Quartet No 2 in D