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Bbc Radio 1's Teen Awards20120902

Aled Jones and Jameela Jamil celebrate the achievements of a whole bunch of teen heroes.

Aled Jones and Jameela Jamil celebrate the achievements of a whole bunch of teen heroes as they start the countdown to Radio 1's Teen Awards 2012.

Bbc Radio 1's Teen Awards20121006

Greg James is here to get you in the mood for Radio 1's Teen Awards.

Huw Stephens is here to get you in the mood for Radio 1's Teen Awards.

Scott Mills is here to get you in the mood for Radio 1's Teen Awards.

Grimmy is here to get you in the mood for Radio 1's Teen Awards.

Gemma Cairney is here to get you in the mood for Radio 1's Teen Awards.

Tom Deacon kicks of Radio 1's Teen Awards weekend with a look back at 2011's ceremony!

Bbc Radio 1's Teen Awards20121007

Jameela Jamil and Aled Haydn Jones continue Radio 1's Teen Award celebrations, catching up with some of the winners and bringing you all the best backstage gossip!

Huw Stephens and Gemma Cairney are live from Wembley Arena with all the stars and teen heroes at Radio 1's Teen Awards!

Bbc Radio 1's Teen Awards20121225

Hello, Wembley! Matt rewinds to the Radio 1 Teen Awards in October 2012.

Hello, Wembley! Matt rewinds to the Radio 1 Teen Awards in October 2012 with the likes of Ne-Yo, Taylor Swift, some band called One Direction, and around 8,000 screaming girls.

Bbc Radio 1xtra Live20121112

Ace keeps the party going with highlights from 1Xtra Live in Brixton.

1Xtra Live 2012 kicks off at Brixton Academy in London with Trey Songz, Tulisa, Kendrick Lamar, Wizkid and Angel!

Bbc Radio 1xtra Live20121113

Ace keeps the party going with highlights from 1Xtra Live in Manchester.

Rita Ora, Wiley, Misha B, Daley and DJ Fresh are on the bill for night two of 1Xtra Live, presented by Yasmin Evans and MistaJam.

Bbc Radio 1xtra Live20121114

Ace keeps the party going with highlights from 1Xtra Live in Liverpool.

Plan B, Labrinth, Rudimental and Devlin supply the music as 1Xtra Live reaches Liverpool.

Bbc Radio 1xtra Live20121115

Ace keeps the party going with highlights from 1Xtra Live in Birmingham.

Alicia Keys headlines the final night of 1Xtra Live in Brixton, plus there are sets from Disclosure and Miguel.

01Edinburgh International Festival20120813

Trio Zimmermann, a sparkling trio of international soloists; Frank Peter Zimmerman, Antoine Tamestit and Christian Poltéra make a welcome return to the Queen's Hall series to play trios by Schubert, Schoenberg and Mozart. The concert, live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh is presented by Jamie MacDougall.

Schubert: String Trio in B-flat

Schoenberg: String Trio Op. 45

Mozart: Divertimento for String Trio in E-flat, K563

Frank Peter Zimmermann - violin

Antoine Tamestit - viola

Christian Poltéra - cello.

Trio Zimmermann performs Schubert, Schoenberg and Mozart at the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.

01Leeds International Piano Competition20120913

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The 17th Leeds International Piano Competition began on the 29th August with a short-list of more than 60 competitors who have travelled to Leeds from all parts of the world, intent on following in the footsteps of past laureates such as Murray Perahia, Radu Lupu, Andras Schiff, Mitsuko Uchida, Lars Vogt, Louis Lortie and Artur Pizarro. With the intial judging stages now out of the way, the list is down to six.

Tomorrow and Saturday are the Concerto Finals, when each of the six will perform with the Halle and Sir Mark Elder. Petroc Trelawny, alongside acclaimed pianists Kathryn Stott and Benjamin Frith, have been following the journey of the six so far, and in this, the first of four programmes on Radio 3 from this year's Leeds Competition, they offer insights and highlights from the semi-final recitals stage, and a chance to get to know the six musicians who will take the event to its culmination over the next two days.

02Edinburgh International Festival20120814

Thomas Allen and Kitty Whately celebrate the centenary of Kathleen Ferrier in song.

As part of this year's series of morning concerts from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, Sir Thomas Allen joins recent winner of the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Awards, British mezzo soprano, Kitty Whately to celebrate the centenary of the legendary British contralto, Kathleen Ferrier. The interval of this concert will feature archive performances by Kathleen Ferrier.

Traditional: Maa Bonny Lad

Gounod: La Barcarolle

Gounod: Le premier jour de mai

Debussy: La flute de Pan

Debussy: La chevelure

Debussy: Le tombeau des naïades

Ravel: Don Quichotte à Dulcinée

Duparc: L'invitation au voyage

Duparc: Au pays où se fait la guerre

Duparc: Lamento

Duparc: La fuite

Brahms: Sapphische Ode, Op.94

Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon

Traditional: Water o'Tyne

Traditional: Come you not from Newcastle?

Traditional: Oh I have seen the roses blaw

Traditional: She moved through the fair

Traditional: Show me the way to Wallington

Howells: King David

Gurney: Sleep

Burns: Afton Water

Traditional: Early One Morning

Anonymous: The Mermaid

Kitty Whately - mezzo soprano

Sir Thomas Allen - baritone

Roger Vignoles - piano.

02Leeds International Piano Competition20120914

Petroc Trelawny presents live from the finals of the 17th Leeds Piano Competition at Leeds Town Hall, with the first of the two concerto rounds from the competition. Petroc is joined by pianists Kathryn Stott and Benjamin Frith for insight and comment as each of tonight's three competitors joins the Hallé and Sir Mark Elder for a performance of a concerto of their choice.

Tonight's finalists will be playing the following concertos:

Louis Schwizgebel - Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4

Jiayan Sun - Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2

Jayson Gillham - Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5

The second final can be heard live on BBC Radio 3 tomorrow evening.

03Edinburgh International Festival20120815

Les Vents Français, an ensemble featuring five of the world's top wind players make their Festival debut live from the Queen's Hall with a charmingly witty programme of mostly french music by Ibert, Ravel, Barber, Milhaud, Zemlinsky and Taffanel. The concert is presented by Jamie MacDougall

Ibert: Trois pièces brèves

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin

Milhaud: Quintet 'La Cheminée du Roi René'

Barber: Summer Music

Zemlinsky: Humoreske

Taffanel: Quintette

Les Vents Français.

Les Vents Francais perform music by Ibert, Ravel, Barber, Milhaud, Zemlinsky and Taffanel.

03Leeds International Piano Competition20120915

Petroc Trelawny presents live from the final night of the 17th Leeds International Piano Competition, from Leeds Town Hall, and the culmination of this year's competition. Petroc is joined by pianists Kathryn Stott and Benjamin Frith for insight and comment as each of tonight's three competitors joins the Hallé and Sir Mark Elder for a performance of a concerto of their choice.

Tonight's three finalists will be playing the following concertos:

Andrejs Osokins - Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3

Federico Colli - Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5

Andrew Tyson - Rachmaminov Piano Concerto No. 3

Tonight we find out which pianist joins the pantheon of past Leeds winners such as Radu Lupu, Murray Perahia, Artur Pizarro and Sunwook Kim.

Tonight's event forms part of the BBC's six-week celebration of the piano - "Piano Season On The BBC".

04Edinburgh International Festival20120816

Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes makes a welcome return to the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh with the mighty Waldstein sonata, one of his greatest works for piano alongside the lesser known F major sonata which reflects Beethoven's more humorous side. Both were both written around the same time as the fifth symphony. Chopin's works show no less a range of mood from the beautiful perfection of his waltzes to the storms and stresses of his ballades.

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 21 in C, Op 53 'Waldstein'

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 22 in F, Op 54

Interval

Chopin: 3 Waltzes, Op.70

Chopin: Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47

Chopin: Waltz in Ab, Op 42

Chopin: Nocturne in B, Op 62 no 1

Chopin: Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano.

Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) in Beethoven: Sonatas Nos 21 and 2, plus music by Chopin.

04Leeds International Piano Competition20120915

A chance to catch up on the announcement made earlier at the Leeds Town Hall of the winner of the 2012 Leeds International Piano Competition, with Petroc Trelawny.

05Edinburgh International Festival20120817

Violin virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos teams up with the brilliant Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky for sonatas by Janáçek, Brahms, Stravinsky and Respighi live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh. The concert is presented by Jamie MacDougall.

Janáçek: Violin Sonata

Brahms: Violin Sonata No 1 in G

Stravinsky: Duo Concertant for violin and piano

Respighi: Violin Sonata in B minor

Leonidas Kavakos - violin

Nikolai Lugansky - piano.

Leonidas Kavakos (violin) performs sonatas by Janacek, Brahms, Stravinsky, Respighi.

06Edinburgh International Festival20120820

The dynamic and experimental Calder Quartet from Los Angeles are equally at home playing sold-out rock gigs as they are working at the highest level in classical music and are the preferred quartet for many leading composers today. They have collaborated on several projects over the years with Thomas Adès and here perform his set of miniatures 'Arcadiana' written in 1994 and inspired by various idyllic seascapes, rivers and pastoral scenes as well as championing a new work by the young American composer Andrew Norman. These works are contrasted with two of greatest works written for string quartet by Mozart and Mendelssohn.The concert is presented by Mary Ann Kennedy.

Mozart: String Quartet in C K465

Adès : Arcadiana

Norman:...toward sunrise and the prime of light...

Mendelssohn: String Quartet in f minor

Calder Quartet.

The Calder Quartet from Los Angeles plays music by Mozart, Ades, Norman and Mendelssohn.

07Edinburgh International Festival20120821

The young German opera star Christiane Karg makes her debut at the Edinburgh International Festival with the acclaimed pianist Malcolm Martineau live from the Queen's Hall for a varied recital of songs by Strauss, Fauré, Poulenc, Debussy, Brahms and Berg. The concert is presented by Mary Ann Kennedy.

Strauss: Die erwachte Rose

Strauss: Rote Rosen

Strauss: Mädchenblumen (Kornblumen, Mohnblumen, Efeu, Wasserrose)

Fauré: Le papillon et la fleurs

Fauré: Nell

Fauré: Les roses d'Ispahan

Fauré: La rose

Debussy: Green

Debussy: Spleen

Poulenc: Fleurs

Brahms: Ständchen

Brahms: Vergebliches Ständchen

Brahms: Sommerabend

Brahms: Von ewiger Liebe

Strauss: Die Nacht

Strauss: Ich wollt ein Sträusslein binden

Strauss: Säusle liebe Myrthe

Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder (Nacht, Schilflied, Die Nachtigall, Traumgekrönt, Im Zimmer, Liebesode, Sommertage)

Christiane Karg - soprano

Malcolm Martineau - piano.

Soprano Christiane Karg and Malcolm Martineau in Strauss, Faure, Poulenc, Debussy, Berg.

08Edinburgh International Festival20120822

Two living legends of the guitar John Williams and John Etheridge create a fusion of their different musical worlds combining classical elements with jazz and blues standards as well as tunes from all over the world and music specially written for them. The concert is presented by world music specialist Mary Ann Kennedy.

John Williams - guitar

John Etheridge - guitar.

Guitarists John Williams and John Etheridge create a fusion of their musical worlds.

09Edinburgh International Festival20120823

Venezuelan-born opera singer Luca Pisaroni gives a recital of opera-inspired songs.

Venezuelan born opera singer Luca Pisaroni makes his debut live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh with a recital of dramatic, opera inspired songs from Schubert, Rossini, Meyerbeer and Liszt. The concert is presented by Mary Ann Kennedy.

Schubert: Il modo di prender moglie

Schubert: L'incanto degli occhi

Schubert: Il traditore deluso

Rossini: La promessa

Rossini: Il Rimprovero

Rossini: L'esule

Rossini: L'ultimo ricordo

Rossini: L'orgia

Meyerbeer: Sie und ich

Meyerbeer: Die Rosenblätter

Meyerbeer: Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube

Meyerbeer: Hör ich das Liedchen klingen

Meyerbeer: Lied des venezianischen Gondoliers

Meyerbeer: Menschenfeindlich

Interval

Liszt: Im Rhein, in schönen Strome

Liszt: Vergiftet sind meine Lieder

Liszt: Es rauschen die Winde

Liszt: O Lieb so lang du Lieben kannst

Liszt: Die Vätergruft

Liszt: Pace non trovo

Liszt: Benedetto sia 'l giorno

Liszt: I' vidi in terra

Luca Pisaroni - bass-baritone

Justus Zeyen - piano.

10Edinburgh International Festival20120824

The young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov makes his debut live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh. Fresh from winning the acclaimed Tchaikovsky competition as well as the Arthur Rubinstein competition, he is fast establishing himself as a leading pianist of his generation and today performs music by Scriabin, Stravinsky, Medtner, Debussy and Chopin.

Scriabin: Piano Sonata No 3 in F-sharp minor, Op 23

Medtner: Fairy Tale in A minor, Op 51 No 2

Medtner: Fairy Tale in E flat, Op 26 No1

Medtner: Fairy Tale in B flat minor, Op 20 No1

Stravinsky, arr Agosti: Three Dances from The Firebird

Interval

Debussy: Images Book 1

Chopin: Etudes, Op 25

Daniil Trifonov.

Daniil Trifonov (piano) in music by Scriabin, Medtner, Stravinsky and Debussy.

11Edinburgh International Festival20120827

The operatic baritone Dietrich Henschel indulges his passion for lieder and joins with Scottish pianist Steven Osborne for a programme of song by Korngold, Mahler, Martin and Wolf. The concert is presented by Donald MacLeod and comes live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh

Korngold: Schneeglöckchen

Korngold: Nachtwanderer

Korngold: Ständchen

Korngold: Sommer

Wolf: Keine gleicht von allen Schönen

Wolf: Sonne des Schlummerlosen

Martin: Six Monologues from 'Jedermann'

Wolf: Wohl denk ich oft

Wolf: Alles endet, was ensteht

Wolf: Fühlt meine Seele

Mahler: Ablösung im Sommer

Mahler: Ich ging mit Lust durch einen grünen Wald

Mahler: Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?

Mahler: Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt

Korngold: Glückwunsch

Korngold: Der Kranke

Korngold: Alt-Spanisch

Dietrich Henschel - baritone

Steven Osborne - piano.

Dietrich Henschel (baritone) and Steven Osborne perform Korngold, Mahler, Martin and Wolf.

12Edinburgh International Festival20120828

Francesco Piemontesi (piano) performs music by Mozart, Schumann and Webern.

Former Radio 3 New Generation Artist Francesco Piemontesi performs works for the piano spanning three centuries of the German tradition from the Carnival Scenes of Vienna captured so theatrically by Schumann to the sparse perfection of Webern plus two of the great piano works of the repertoire by Mozart and Schubert.

Mozart: Piano Sonata in D, K284

Schumann: Carnival Scenes of Vienna

Webern: Variations for Piano Op.27

Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Minor, D845

Francesco Piemontesi - piano.

13Edinburgh International Festival20120829

Tenor Toby Spence performs two of the great song cycles by Schumann and Beethoven.

British tenor Toby Spence and his regular recital pianist Julian Milford perform a programme of German lieder including two great song cycles of love and longing by Beethoven and Schumann live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh. The concert is presented by Donald Macleod.

Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte

Mahler: Rheinlegendchen

Mahler: Der Schildwache Nachtlied

Mahler: Urlicht

Mahler: Der Tamboursg'sell (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

Mahler: Revelge

Schumann: Dichterliebe

Toby Spence - tenor

Julian Milford - piano.

14Edinburgh International Festival20120830

Pianist Llŷr Williams gives a dazzling display of Liszt showpieces including the great B minor sonata, known to be one of the most demanding in the whole repertoire. The concert is presented by Donald MacLeod.

Liszt: Vallée d' Obermann (Années de Pèlerinage)

Liszt: Sonetto del Petrarca No 104

Liszt: Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este (Années de Pèlerinage)

Liszt: Tarantella (Venezia e Napoli)

Interval

Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor

Llŷr Williams.

Live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, pianist Llyr Williams performs Liszt showpieces.

15Edinburgh International Festival20120831

Violinist Richard Tognetti directs the vibrant Australian Chamber Orchestra in a typically eclectic programme featuring the haunting soundscapes created by the Italian composer Scelsi, a dynamic arrangement of Grieg's first string quartet, a look back to the innovations of CPE Bach and a beautiful meditation for violin and strings by the Latvian composer Peteris Vasks. Donald MacLeod presents the concert live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.

CPE Bach: Sinfonia in B flat, Wq182 No2

Vasks: Vox amoris

Scelsi: Anagamin

Grieg arr. Tognetti: String Quartet

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Richard Tognetti.

Australian Chamber Orchestra/Richard Tognetti in CPE Bach, Peteris, Scelsi and Grieg.