AM With Fiona Talkington.
Chopin Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op 15 No 2 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
6.40 Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113 Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
7.00 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) Orpheus CO
7.40 Uszt Mazeppa London Philharmonic, conductor Bernard Haitink
8.00 Beethoven Overture: Fidelio
Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan
8.40 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue LSO , conductor Andre Previn (piano)
With Andrew McGregor who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Patrick O'Connor recommends a version of Rossini's opera The Italian Girl in Algiers.
10.35 Hilary Finch reviews new releases of choral music, including Haydn's Harmoniemessefmm Nikolaus Harnoncourt
, Boccherini's Stabat Mater conducted by Robert King , Mozart's Great Mass in C minor, K427, from William Christie - and the Requiem in D minor,
K626, conducted by Claudio Abbado , and Schubert's Mass in A flat, D678, from John Eliot Gardiner.
11.00 An interview with conductor Roger Norrington , who talks about his latest release of Nicholas Maw 's Violin Concerto with Joshua Bell , and about his recordings made with period instruments.
11.35 Radio 3 Disc of the Week:
Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor
Philippe Graffin , BBC Scottish SO, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle
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Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the Birmingham-based novelist Jim Crace , whose novel Quarantine was shortlisted forthe 1997 Booker Prize and won the 1997 Whitbread Novel Award. He has just published a new novel, Being Dead, to great acclaim. His musical choices include sonatas by Paganini and Poulenc, Alfred Brendel playing Schubert, an unusual arrangement of the Funeral March from Mahler's Symphony No 5, and an extract from John Adams 's opera The Death of Klinghoffer.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
PM Another chance to hear Monday's recital in the BBC Wigmore Hall Lunchtime Concert series.Nelson Goerner (piano) Berg Sonata, Op 1
Schubert Four Impromptus, D935(R)
With Humphrey Carpenter , including:
Britten The Holy Sonnets of John Donne : No 6 Peter Pears (tenor), the Composer (piano)
Menotti Piano Concerto
Earl Wild, Symphony of the Air, conductor Jorge Mester
Busoni FunfKurze Stucke: No 5
Serge Babayan (piano)
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Michael White selects some of the highlights from the past week on Radio 3. Producer Lindsay Pell
Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests for jazz favourites. Producer Felix Carey
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SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Russell Davies presents a history of jazz. 44: Changing the Beat. Despite all the other developments in jazz, the four-beats-to-the-bartime signature remained dominant. With the Sixties came the time to experiment. Producer David Perry
Watton String Quartet in A minor(R) See also tomorrow 9pm
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Novelist, explorer and environmentalist Peter Matthiessen examines how far individuals are responsible forthe environmental damage threatening the world's future. The lecture is introduced by Robert Winder before an audience in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London.
Stanislaw Moniuszko 's The Haunted
Manor, live from the Wexford Festival. First performed in Warsaw in 1865 this opera was banned by the Russian censor after only three performances. It is a comedy in which two brothers vow neverto marry. However, they reckon without Aunt
Czesnikova who has chosen two brides for them. When the brothers visit the attractive daughters oftheirfriend
Miecznik, Aunt Czesnikova spreads word that Miecznik's house is haunted.
Wexford Festival Opera Chorus, National SO of Ireland, conductor David Jones Acts land 2
9.15 A Decidedly Original Talent
Sean Rafferty examines present-day views on Moniuszko. With Jan Smaczny and Jim Samson , he explores comparisons with Smetana and the hidden messages which would have appealed to Polish nationalism.
9.35 Acts 3 and 4
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Philip Tagney
With Jez Nelson. Influential guitarist and ECM stalwart John Abercrombie brings an innovative quartet to Ronnie Scott 's in London. The quartet features violinist Mark Feldman , organist Dan Wall and powerhouse drummer Adam Nussbaum. Plus a feature on the ECM label to mark its 30th anniversary. Underfounderand producer Manfred Eicher , the label has fostered the careers of musicians from Sam Rivers and the Art Ensemble of Chicago to Pat Metheny and Dave Holland. Producer Steve Shepherd
AM With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 BST Bach Concerto in Dminorfortwo violins, BWV1043Musorgsky Overture: The Fairat SorochintsiTchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D1.05 GMT Vieme 12 Preludes, Op 38
2.00 GMT Schoeck Sommernacht , Op 58
2.10 GMT Praetorius Deutsches Magnificat
2.25GMT Brahms Four Chorale Preludes, Op 122 2.35 GMTSchubert SymphonyNo 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 3.00 G MT Kodaly, arr A Goldstone Dances of Galanta 3.20 GMT CPE Bac4.0h Concerto in F for two harpsichords, Wq463.45 GMT Dank*
Lesur Le Cantique des Colonnes 4.00 G MT Druzecky Sextet in E flat 4.20 GMT
Dvorak Carnival Overture 4.35 G MT Haydn SymphonyNo 73in D(La Chasse) 5.10 GMT Tchaikovsky The Seasons 5.55 GMT Mozart, arr Danzi Duo (The Marriage of Figaro)