With Andrew McGregor , including Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
Joshua Bell (violin), Stephen Isserlis (cello), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
6.28 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
7.05 Harty Variations on a Dublin Air Ralph Holmes (violin), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
7.32 Debussy Suite: Children's Comer
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
8.05 Shostakovlch Festive Overture
Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Koselanz
8.45 Elgar Introduction and Allegro English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
With Penny Gore.
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 9 No 5
Monica Huggett (violin), Raglan Baroque Players, director Nicholas Kraemer
9.08 Bloch Poems of the Sea
Malmo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
9.21 Strauss Sonatina No 1
(From an Invalid's Workshop)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Discs
With Stephanie Hughes. Hindemith Ragtime BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
10.04 Artist of the Week:
Bach Trio Sonata in G, BWV525
10.17 Hoist Mercury (The Planets) Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (pianos)
10.22 Haydn Symphony No 43 in E flat (Mercury)
Tafelmusik, conductor Bruno Weil
10.47 Cyril Rootham The Stolen Child
BBC Northern Singers, Northern Sinfonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
10.55 Ravel Le Tombeau de
Couperin Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
11.20 Koechlin Seven Stars'
Symphony (4th mvt: Clara Bow et la Joyeuse Californie)
German Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Judd
11.27 Leclalr Overture in G, Op 13 No
11.44 Blacher Variations on a Theme of Paganini
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Georg Solti
Ravel Le Tombeau
Two piano sonatas by a composer who was often at his best in minor keys and whose music was enjoyed by Beethoven. Presented by David Byers in conversation with Malcolm Binns. Reader Anthony Finigan.
Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 13 No 6 Jos van Immerseel
Symphony No 2 in D Philharmonia, conductor Francesco d'Avalos
Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 25 No 5
Jos van Immerseel
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm
From the Wigmore Hall,
London, the opening concert of the autumn season.
Gould Trio: Lucy Gould (violin), Martin Storey (cello),
Gretel Dowdeswell (piano)
Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 25 (Gypsy Rondo)
Arensky Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 32
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With Susan Sharpe. Ring in with your request by lunchtime for a chance to hear it today. This week's subject is Musical Greetings and Welcomes. Producer Brian Jackson Discs
Midweek Choice, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
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From St Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh, sung by the choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.
Introit: On the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin (James MacMillan - first broadcast)
Psalm 49 (Heather Mott ) First Lesson: Amos 9
Magnificat, tone 8 (Marc Gagliano ) Second Lesson: Mark 12, wl3-27 Nunc Dimittis (Wood in B flat)
Anthem: An Admonition to Rulers
Hymn: Christ Who Knows All His Sheep (Cambridge)
Organ Voluntary: Two Preludes on Melodies from "The Genevan
Director of music Geoffrey Webber. Organ scholars Andrew Arthur and Jeremy Bines.
Repeated tomorrow lam
Violinists Ida Haendel , Sarah Chang and Maxim Vengerov all make an entry into Sean Rafferty 's music library as part of his regular New
Releases slot at 7pm. Also Wilhelm Furtwangler 's historic account of Beethoven's Grosse Fuge with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at
6.40pm. And an interview with Petr Altrichter as he takes up his new role of principal conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
A Romantic programme of two dramatic symphonic poems and Rachmaninov's much-loved second symphony.
Jean Rigby (mezzo), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tadaaki Otaka , Uadov The Enchanted Lake
Chausson Poeme de I' Amour et de la Mer
Rachmanlnov Symphony No 2 in E minor
The Landscapes of Man
Afive-part series examining the history of thinking about landscape. 3: The Landscape of Parks and Pleasure
Did the Victorians produce the ultimate in fine urban park design, or can contemporary designers surpass these great set-pieces and provide what people today really want?
Susan Marling takes a tour from New York's Central Park to the Pare
Citroen in Paris.
The new series of Ensemble opens with one of Schubert's most magical quartets, played by the Takacs
Quartet. Introduced by Penny Gore . Schubert String Quartet in A minor, D804
Producer Nigel Wilkinson Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Roving across subjects and through languages, George Steiner has become one of the most respected and challenging commentators on 20th-century culture. Humphrey Carpenter talks to him about his education, his sense of identity and his writing in the light of his new book Errata: an Examined Life.
And as Radio 3 marks the anniversary of Joe Orton 's death with productions of Loot and Up against It, Humphrey Carpenter talks to writers and critics about the lasting legacy of the sixties shocker. Producer Miriam Newman
In each programme this week,
Humphrey Burton takes a different opera by Verdi and looks at it from the point of view of a different practitioner in the opera world.
Today he talks to theatre and opera director Sir Richard Eyre about the psychology of Verdi's middle-period opera La Traviata and introduces excerpts from the recording of Eyre's own production, starring Angela Gheorghiu.
Repeated from last Wednesday
More from the session by Fapy Lafertin and Le Jazz. For details see yesterday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Bavarian Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti , Gerhard Oppitz (piano) Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor Schumann
Symphony No 2 in C
2.35 RIAS Chamber Chorus/Marcus Creed Brahms Warum 1st das Licht
Gegeben, Op 74 No 1 Mendelssohn Riche Mich Gott, Op 78 No 2; Warum Toben die Heiden, Op 78 No 1 Reger 0 Tod, Wie Bitter Bist Du Brahms
Five Songs, Op 104 Schumann Four Songs, Op 141 Schoenberg Friede auf Erden
3.55 European Competition
Prizewinners Concert A concert given in March this year by the prizewinners of national competitions in Slovenia, Germany and the Czech Republic