With Humphrey Carpenter.
6.30 Boccherini String Quintet in E, Op 11 No 5
Isaac Stern and Cho-Liang Lin (violins), Jaime Laredo (viola),
Yo-Yo Ma and Sharon Robinson (cellos)
7.00 Rodrigo Concierto para una Fiesta Pepe Romero (guitar), Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner
7.50 Wolf Wir Haben Beide Lange
Zeit Geschwiegen (Italian Songbook) Barbara Bonney (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
8.10 Strauss Introduction, Theme and Variations in E flat Barry Tuckwell (horn), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Producer Vanessa Nuttall
With Andrew McGregor , who introduces some of the month's newest releases. David Huckvale reviews recent releases of chamber music by Mozart, Weber and Brahms.
10.00 An interview with Steve Long , who has helped to set up the Global Music Network, which, via the internet, offers a real alternative to traditional ways of buying and recording classical music. Could this be the future?
Radio 3 Disc of the Week:
Wagner Die Walkure (Act 1, excerpt)
Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Daniel Barenboim
11.00 Building a Library
Lucie Skeaping recommends a version of Handel's Water Music.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: [address removed]
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Following his fascinating conversations with the veteran Viennese percussionist Manfred Sturmer and the Argentinian opera impresario and cocaine smuggler Pilar Woffington , As part of Comic Relief, Michael Berkeley now introduces another relic of the past, conductor Sir Jimmy Disperin - a man not unrelated to
John Sessions. Some listeners may find the conductor's forthright views on everything from the attributes of opera singers to the failings of his fellow conductors - not to mention his unorthodox contribution to the Allied war effort - slightly out of step with current opinion ...
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
COMIC RELIEF DONATION LINE: phone [number removed]60. Calls are charged at local rates
Cecile Ousset (piano)
Chopin Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat, Op 61; Waltzes: in A flat, Op 42; in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2; in E flat, Op posth
Ravel Pavane pour une Infante Défunte; Valses Nobles et
Sentimentales Salnt-Saens Toccata after the Finale of the Fifth Concerto, Op 111 No 6 Repeated from Monday
With Michael White.
Producer Svend Brown
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Return of the series showcasing some of the world's best young orchestras. In this first programme,
Tommy Pearson introduces a concert given in January at Manchester's
Bridgewater Hall of music from the turn of the century, performed by the National Youth Orchestra of Great
Britain. He also talks to their conductor, Yan Pascal Tortelier.
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde) Debussy La Mer
Strauss Death and Transfiguration Ravel La Valse
Producer David Gallagher
Evelyn Glennie takes percussionist
John Poulter through Mark Gtentworth 's Blues for Gilbert in the second of four masterclasses recorded at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow.
With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Derek Drescher Discs
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SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz, from its earliest stirrings to the end of the millennium. 11: The Last Time. When Louis Armstrong
disbanded his Hot Seven in 1927, he left behind the predominantly New Orleans ambience that had helped to both create and to limit his style. His second group, Hot Five, comprised compatible co-instrumentalists from further afield, including the brilliant pianist Earl Hines.
Producer David Perry. Rptd Friday 11.30pm
Live from the Met: Khovanshchina
Musorgsky's epic historical opera, as arranged by Shostakovich. Moscow, 1689: splintered factions of every political and religious persuasion are at each other's throats in a power vacuum that prepared the way for the rise of Peter the Great. But. as always with Musorgsky, it is the long-oppressed, long-suffering Russian people who bear the brunt.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor Valery Gergiev Act
7.15 New York Stories
Continuing the interval series in which novelists, essayists and poets who have moved to New York present portraits of the city through fiction and non-fiction.
6: British writer James Lasdun recalls his days as a volunteer in an East Side shelter for the homeless.
7.40 Act 2
8.50 Improving on History
Adrian Mourby looks at the liberties that are taken when turning real events and lives into grand opera. Repeat
9.10 Act 3
The fifth of six newly commissioned experiments in creative radio.
Brick Lane. A journey through the heart of one of the oldest parts of London. Voices of people who live and work on Brick Lane are woven into Bryony Lavery 's story, with music by Graeme Miller.
Contributors Mushera Alii, Tony Bexfield, Kinsey Abdule, Danny Tabi, Balvinder Matharu, Korona Nessa, Steve Newman, Stanley Higgins, Anna Tzelnicker and Tassaduq Ahmed. Producer Claire Grove
Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 Maurizio Pollini
Tonight, a live recording of British saxophonist Tim Whitehead 's project Soundtracks, music which recalls and evokes the lives and achievements of his jazz heroes. The members of Whitehead's band, who have been playing together for eight years, include Pete Jacobsen (piano), Arnie Somyi (bass), Dave Barry
(drums) and Philip Sheppard (cello). The programme also includes a profile of multi-instrumentalist
David-Jean Baptiste , and, on the 25th anniversary of the formation of Eastern Rebellion, it talks to piano legend Cedar Walton about the band he formed to rebel against fusion.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd E-MAIL: [address removed]
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With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Spanish Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor David Shallon ,
Maariko Jarvi (flute)
Reinecke Flute Concerto in D
Mahler Symphony No 1
2.30 Weiss Suite No 17 in F minor
Konrad Junghanel (Baroque lute)
3.00 A Scadatti Concerto Grosso No 1 in F-minor Tafelmusik Baroque
Orchestra, director Jeanne Lamon
3.05 Granados 12 Spanish Dances, Op 37 Angela Hewitt (piano)
4.00 Szymanowski Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin Dorota
Radomska (soprano), Polish National Philharmonic, conductor Jan Krenz
4.20 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer) Salvatore Accardo , Michele Campanella (piano)
5.00 Satie, arr Milhaud Suite: Jack-in-the-Box Vancouver Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
5.10 Mahler Lieder eines Fahrenden
Gesellen Catherine Robbin (mezzo), Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
5.40 Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer Piano Sonata No 2 Andrea Marcon (organ)