With Edward Seckerson.
Hindemith Morgenmusik Arctic Brass
6.40 Britten Simple Symphony Maggini Quartet
7.00 Walton Overture: Portsmouth Point
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
7.35 Delius Piano Concerto Piers Lane, RLPO. conductor Vernon Handley
8.00 Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
8.50 Honegger Rugby (Pacific 231) Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library lain Burnside recommends a version of Berg's Wozzeck.
10.35 Jonathan Swain reviews new releases of the Schumann symphonies, including recordings by the Philharmonia
Orchestra under Christian Thielemann , the NDR Symphony Orchestra under Christoph Eschenbach , the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra under
Michael Schonwandt , and the Royal Philharmonic under Dirk Joeres.
11.00 An interview with Japanese pianist Noriko Ogawa , a close friend of the composer ToruTakemitsu, whose music she has recorded alongside discs of MusorgskyandRachmaninov.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Rossini Stabat Mater (excerpt) Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano), Petra lang (mezzo), Bruce Fowler (tenor), Daniel Borowski
(bass), RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Academy of Early Music, director Marcus Creed Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle
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Next week sees the reopening of the Royal Opera House, which closed for rebuilding over a year ago amid financial and political difficulties. Today Michael Berkeley talks to Jeremy Dixon , one of the architects of the restructured House, whose imaginative and welcoming design will, he hopes, encourage more people to use the building. His own musical choices are not focused on opera but rather on chamber and keyboard music, including Gustav
Leonhardt (harpsichord) playing Bach and Ivo Pogorelich (piano) playing Brahms. See the choice on page 134.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
With Stephanie Hughes. Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall. Skampa Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in Fminor, Op 95; String Quartet in E flat, Op 12
With Humphrey Carpenter , including: Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat,
K271 Mitsuko Uchida , English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
Poulenc Violin Sonata Chantal Juillet, Pascal Roge (piano)
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op 56a Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice. BBC Birmingham. B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: [address removed]
Michael White selects some of the highlights from the past week on Radio 3. Producer Lindsay Pell
With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Felix Carey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London, W1A 4WW FAX: [number removed]
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SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz. 49: More Bigger Bands
Beginning as a drilled unit, almost in the military tradition, the big band has turned into a kind of human zoo.
Producer David Perry
A live performance of Handel's masterpiece from the 1730s Alcina, a psychologically acute portrayal of a woman desperate to hang on to her lover and willing to use all the sorcery and magic she can conjure up - an age-old tale of lust, power, jealousy and revenge. Tonight's relay from London's Coliseum is English
National Opera's new production directed by David McVicar and conducted by Handel specialist Charles Mackerras. Introduced by Fiona Talkington
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras Actl
7.30 Interval Michael Symes considers how the moods and emotions of visitors to the 18th-century landscape gardens were manipulated by the design ofthe buildings and the layout of the planting.
7.50 Act 2
8.50 Interval Conductor
Sir Charles Mackerras and members of the cast discuss tonight's production with Fiona Talkington.
9.10 Act 3
The third ofsix programmes in the current series of experiments in creative radio. Moor Hall hospital was built as a county lunatic asylum in 1816. Now the wards are closing and being transformed into luxury houses and flats. In a mesmeric journey, the voices of nurses, workers and ex-patients walkthe corridors, reliving the asylum's past. Producer SaraConkey
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer PhilipTagney
With Jez Nelson. Pianist Jason Rebello came to prominence in the 1980s as one of the new generation of British jazz musicians who exploded on the scene, among them Courtney Pine, Andy Sheppard, Django Bates and Steve Williamson. He has recently returned from a two-year break from the music business, and his fifth album, Next Time Round, was released earlier this year on Onion Records. Several tracks from the album feature in tonight's session, in which Rebello is joined by Jeremy Stacey (drums) and Orlando Le Fleming (bass). Plus Jazz on 3's monthly review of new CDs.
With Jonathan Swain.
1.00 Durante Concerto No 4 in E minor for strings Vivaldi Motet: Filiae Maestae
Jerusalem, RV638 Wassenaer Concerto
Armonico No 4 in F minor Pergolesi Stabat MaterHandel Lo T'Abbraccio (Rodelinda) 2.25 Schumann Marchenbilder, Op 113
2.40 Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E
3.55 Bach Keyboard Partita in E minor,
BWV830 4.35 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100 5.00 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano Sonata in F, K533 (two-piano arrangement) 5.25 Stamitz Clarinet
Concerto in B flat 5.45 Glinka Capriccio Brillante on the Theme of "Jota