With Humphrey Carpenter , including Debussy Rapsodie
John Harle (saxophone),
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
6.45 Schubert Ave Maria
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
7.30 Haydn Symphony No 93 in D Philharmonia/Leonard Slatkin
8.00 Bax Festival Overture
London Philharmonic, conductor Bryden Thomson Producer Vanessa Nuttall
With Andrew McGregor , who introduces some of this month's newest releases. Piers Lane reviews recent recordings of romantic piano concertos, from Schumann played by Emmanuel Ax to Rachmanlnov from
10.00 Wayne Marshall discusses his work as conductor, pianist and organist. The Radio 3 CD of the Week is the Hanover Band's new recording of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.
11.00 Building a Library
Andrew Manze recommends a version of Bach's Magnificat in D,
BWV243. Plus further uplifting music including Giovanni Gabriell 's sumptuous Magnificat and part of Bruckner's Te Deum.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon
Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is actor Bill Paterson , who. apart from his acclaimed stage work, has starred in many TV productions and feature films, including Auf
Wiedersehen, Pet; The Singing
Detective; The Crow Road; Defence of the Realm; Truly, Madly, Deeply; and Spiceworld. He also appears in the forthcoming Jackie, based on the life of cellist Jacqueline du Pre. His choices range from traditional
Scottish vocal and instrumental music to a Schubert string quartet and Jacqueline du Pre playing a sonata by Cesar Franck.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
Guildhall String Ensemble Britten Simple Symphony Elgar Serenade for Strings
Janacek Suite for Strings Repeat
Michael White picks some highlights from Radio 3's schedule over the last week.
Producer Elizabeth Clark
Six programmes about the great
Austrian conductor who died in 1989, in which biographer Richard Osborne looks at the musician and the man behind the myth.
2: Mountain Man. Though often dubbed a jet-set conductor. Herbert von Karajan was an intensely private man who loathed cities and distrusted the social glitterati. Richard Osborne discusses Karajan's preoccupation with mountains, the sea, flying and other forms of high-speed locomotion. Mahler Symphony No 6 (excerpts) Mozart Symphony No 33 in B flat, K319 (1st mvt)
Haydn Von Deiner Gut', 0 Herr und Gott (The Creation)
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Vienna Singverein, Berlin Philharmonic
Debussy Jeux de Vagues (La Mer) Berlin Philharmonic
Sibelius Symphony No 4 (1st mvt) Philharmonia
Glenn Gould The Idea of North
Strauss An Alpine Symphony (excerpts) Berlin Philharmonic
James Galway reviews Richard Osborne 's biography of Karajan on Radio 2 at 7pm
Natalie Wheen is in the chair as a panel of musical celebrities answers the questions of a studio audience. This week, at the Spitalfields
Festival, James Bowman talks about Britten, Catherine Bott fails to spot she is not a boy, and Paul McCreesh talks about music in schools.
Producer Svend Brown
With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Derek Drescher ' Discs
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Russell Davies presents a four-part history of jazz under Communism. 4: Finding a Voice. In the 1970s, Russian jazz found its own unique and brilliant voice. In the USSR,
Poland and Czechoslovakia, the music became increasingly associated with dissidence and rebellion.
Repeated Friday 11.30pm
Un Ballo in Maschera
Radio 3's Danube Week reaches a climax with a visit to the Hungarian State Opera.
Humphrey Burton and Stephanie Hughes introduce a new production of Verdi's Masked Ball from
Budapest's glittering Baroque-style opera house.
6.30 Going to the Ball
An introductory feature about the two full-scale complementary companies which operate under the auspices of Hungarian State Opera, plus a look behind the scenes of tonight's production.
7.00 Un Ballo In Maschera
Hungarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Rico Saccani
8.00 Hungarian Food
Christopher Cook tastes real gulyas and tries some mind-expanding paprika as he searches for authentic Hungarian food.
8.20 Act 2
8.55 Hungarian Drink
Christopher Cook drinks Palinka, Unicum, Tokay, Bull's Stood and much more besides as one of the most alcoholic countries in the world prepares to launch yet more of its booze into the international marketplace.
9.15 Act 3
Danube Week Executive producer John Evans Production team Andrew Kurowski ,
Adam Gatehouse , Kate Heeley , Felix Carey. Marvin Ware. Alice Pearson and Wendy Harris
Novelist Tibor Fischer opens a literary window on the world, getting to the heart of the thinking and culture of other countries through books and revealing the forces which are shaping other people's lives. To conclude the series: the voice of youth making itself heard in Australia, the realities of urban life in Canada, who is reading what in New Zealand, and librarians on whether there is a future for buildings full of books.
Editor Mary Price
Pianist Peter Donohoe gives the first broadcast performance of Alexander Goehr 's ... in real time, which explores the disparity between elapsed time and time as we perceive it.
A celebration of the 50th anniversary of Atlantic Records, featuring a rare interview with Atlantic supremo
Ahmet Ertegun. Tonight's concert, given in July at London's Jazz Cafe, features one of Atlantic's most important artists - guitarist
Mike Stern , who played in Miles Davis 's band in the 1980s. He is joined by Bob Malach on sax, Lincoln Goines on bass and Richie Morales on drums.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Mahler Ruckert-Lieder;
Symphony No 4 Waltraud Meier
(mezzo), Helen Donath (soprano),
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
2.30 Adam Jarzebski Diligam Te, Domine; Cantate Domino; In Dec
Speravit Lucy van Dael and Marinette Troost (violins),
Richte van der Meer and Rainer Zipperling (viola da gambas), Anthony Woodrow (violone), Viola de Hoog (cello),
Michael Fentross (theorbo), Jacques Ogg (organ)
3.15 Bach Concerto in A minor,
BWV1065 Bruno Lukk. Peep Lassmann. Eugen Keider and Valdur Roots
(pianos), Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Paul Magi
3.30 Uszt Fantasy and Fugue on "Ad Nos, ad Salutarem Undam"
David Drury (organ)
4.00 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G Quebec Music Conservatory
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
4.50 Schubert Overture in D
Saarbriicken Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti
5.10 Tchaikovsky Six Pieces, Op 19 Duncan Gifford (piano)
5.40 Prokofiev Juliet (Romeo and Juliet Suite) Saarbrucken RSO , conductor Myung-Whun Chung
van Der Meer