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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson , including
Hoist Ballet: The Perfect Fool RLPO, conductor Charles Mackerras
6.35 Prokofiev Scythian Suite
Chicago SO, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.00 Ulbum Festival Overture New
Zealand SO, conductor William Southgate
7.30 Stravinsky Divertimento (The Fairy's Kiss) London Sinfonietta, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.00 Janacek Prelude: The Makropoulos Affair Pro Arte Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.35 Puccini La Bohème (Act 2, excerpt) Victoria de los Angeles and Lucine Armara (sopranos), Jussi Bjorling (tenor), RCA Victor Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: William Southgate
Conductor: Stravinsky Divertimento
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Sopranos: Jussi Bjorling
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor visits the Gramophone Awards 1999, now in their 22nd year. The 17 categories reflect the full range of classical music, including orchestral, concerto, instrumental, chamber and vocal music, from the earliest time to the present day. Plus the Gramophone record of the year.
Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: [address removed]
DISC DETAILS: call the Radio 3 Information Line on [number removed]0300 or consult CEEFAX, BBC1. page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the writer, poet, mountaineer and poker-player Al Alvarez , who hasjust published his entertaining autobiography, Where Did It
All Go Right?, detailing his friendships with a variety of fellow-writers and entertainers, from Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes to Zero
Mostel. His musical choices include works by Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, Sibelius and Janacek, plus Dr Hook's Everybody's Making It Big But Me.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Al Alvarez
Unknown: Sylvia Plath
Unknown: Ted Hughes
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital in the BBC Wigmore Hall Lunchtime Concert series. Andreas Staier (fortepiano) Haydn Sonata in E flat, H XVI 52
Beethoven Sonata in E flat, Op 7(R)


Unknown: Andreas Staier

: Listeners' Choice

With Humphrey Carpenter , including: Medtner Winter Evening, Op 13 No 1 Zara Dolukhanova (mezzo), Nina Svetlanova (piano) Bliss Cello Concerto
Raphael Wallfisch , Ulster Orchestra, conductor
Vernon Handley Telemann IhrLieblichen Taler,
Annehmliche Felder Mitteldeutsche
Baroque Soloists, Leipzig, director Siegfried Pank
Producer Steve Portnoi. ADDRESS: Listener's Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Piano: Nina Svetlanova
Unknown: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Annehmliche Felder
Producer: Steve Portnoi.

: Best of 3

Michael White selects some of the highlights from the past week on Radio 3. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests for jazz favourites. Producer Felix Carey
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London, W1A 4WW FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Felix Carey

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz, from its earliest stirrings until the end ofthe millennium.
43: Another Handful of Keys
Piano in the modernjazz world reached dizzying heights of subtlety and inventiveness thanks to players such as Oscar Peterson , Erroll Garner , Bill Evans and Cecil Taylor. Producer David Perry


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Erroll Garner
Unknown: Bill Evans
Unknown: Cecil Taylor.
Producer: David Perry

: Opera on 3

Jacques Fromenthal Halevy 's La Juive, live from the Vienna State Opera. Mahler described this grandest of grand operas as one of the greatest ever created. The illicit love of a prince for a Jewess leads to a series of increasingly dramatic revelations which result in an overwhelmingly tragic finale. The spring-loaded plot by Scribe is set amidst the heraldic splendour of the 1414 Council of Constance. The opera remained one of the cornerstones of the French Opera long after its magnificent premiere in 1835. Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Simone Young Act
7.15 Graeme Kay investigates the background to La Juive and its place in the history of French grand opera.
7.35 Acts 2 and 3 9.00 Rebuilding the House
Marcel Prawy talks to Moore Parker about the Vienna State Opera in the years after the Second World War.
9.20 Acts 4 and 5 SOUNDING THE CENTURY


Unknown: Jacques Fromenthal Halevy
Unknown: Graeme Kay
Talks: Marcel Prawy
Unknown: Moore Parker
Princess Eudoxie: Regina Schörg(soprano)
Rachel: Solle Isokoskl(soprano)
Eleazar: Neil Shlcoff(tenor)
Cardinal de Brogni: Alastair Miles(bass)
Leopold: Zoran Todorovlch(tenor)
Ruggiero: Boaz Daniel(baritone)
Albert: Janusz Monarcha(baritone)
Heraut: Marcus Pelz(baritone)

: Sounding the Century Lectures: Meeting the Challenge of Human Rights

Speakers from around the world address some of the most important issues at the turn of the century. Today Mary Robinson , former president of Ireland and now United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights, discusses the issue of human rights at the close of the century. Michael Ignatieff introduces the evening and chairs a question and answer session with the audience in the Royal Festival Hall, London. Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Mary Robinson
Introduces: Michael Ignatieff
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz on 3

With Jez Nelson. Tonight's double bill features two of the best young bands in Europe. First up is French piano trio
PRYSM, signed to Blue Note records. All members contribute interesting and fresh compositions. Their intimacy and intensity is followed by the anarchy of German quartet Das Bose Ding (the Evil Thing). The quartet, with a front line of sax and vibes, produce music that constantly surprises, taking up the challenge laid down by Eric Dolphy 's seminal album Out to Lunch 30 years ago.Producer Steve Shepherd
For more information call the Radio 3 information live on [number removed]. E-MAIL:[address removed]


Unknown: Jez Nelson.
Unknown: Das Bose Ding
Unknown: Eric Dolphy
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Beethoven Cello Sonata in F,
Op 5 No 1; Variations in Fon "fin Mädchen oder Weibchen. from Mozart's "Die
Zauberflote Op 66; Cello Sonata in D,
Op 102 No 21.50 Reger Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin 2.25 Elgar Sea
Pictures 2.50 Arensky Suite No 1 in Ffor two pianos, Op 15 3.05 Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade 3.55 Paganini Terzetto
Concertante in Ffor viola, cello and guitar
4.30 Suk Mass in B minor (Krecovicka)
5.00 Bizet L 'Arlesienne (Suite No 1) 5.20 Bach Aria Variata alia Maniera Italiana in A minor, BWV989 5.35 Mozart Ch 'lo Mi Scordi di Te....Non Temer , Amato Bene, K505 5.50 Glinka Kamarinskaya


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
Unknown: Maniera Italiana
Unknown: Non Temer
Unknown: Glinka Kamarinskaya

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