With Fiona Talkington.
De Visee Overture: La Grotte de Versailles de M Lully
6.30 Debussy String Quartet, Op 10
7.00 Joplin Solace: Mexican Serenade
7.35 Haydn Piano Trio in C, HXV27
8.00 Chabrier Prélude Pastorale Vienna
8.35 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
With Andrew McGregor, who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library David Fanning recommends a version of Schubert's Piano Sonata in B flat, D960.
10.35 Chris de Souza reviews new releases of Beethoven orchestral music, including piano concertos from the NBC Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini and from
Francois-Rene Duchable with the Sinfonia Varsovia under Yehudi Menuhin, overtures from the German Chamber Philharmonic of Bremen under Daniel Harding, and symphonies from the Philharmonia Orchestra under Benjamin Zander and from the Swedish Chamber Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard.
11.00 An interview with conductor Benjamin Zander, who talks about his recordings of Beethoven, Mahler and Stravinsky and about how he uses his recordings to inform and educate with his unique brand of infectious enthusiasm.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Massenet Werther Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), Roberto Alagna (tenor), Thomas Hampson (baritone), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano
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Presenter (Building a Library):
Michael Berkeley's first guest of the year 2000 is theatre director John Caird, who last year directed a triumphant production of Bernstein's musical Candide at the Royal National Theatre. His previous productions at the National include Peter Pan, Chekhov's The Seagull, Bulwer-Lytton's Money and Trelawney of the Wells. His musical choices include a Chopin piano sonata, the Mozart Oboe Quartet, a Beethoven string quartet, an excerpt from Gorecki's Symphony No 3 and the finale of the National Theatre production of Candide.
Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Schubert An die Leier; Stimme der Liebe; Fischerlied; Fischerweise; Von Mitleiden Maria ;
Der Wanderer: Herbstlied;
Herrn Josef Spaun , Assessor in Linz Debussy Nuit d'Etoiles;
Voici que le Printemps (Romance); Beau Soir; Mandoline
Poulenc Le Travail du Peintre (R)
Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms Choir of Westminster Cathedral, City of London Sinfonia, conductor James O'Donnell
Bach Suite in G minor (transcr from Suite in Eminor, BWV996) Goran Sollscher (guitar) Tchaikovsky Serenade in C for Strings LSO, conductor John Barbirolli
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice. BBC Birmingham. B5 7QQ PHONe: [number 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 E-MAIL: jazz. record. email@example.com
William "Count" Basie, who died in 1984, was a man of few words with a famously sparse piano style. He also led one of the most significant big bands in jazz history.
Alyn Shipton sets out to discover Basie the man and his musical legacy. In the first of four programmes Basie the vaudeville and blues musician takes organ lessons from Fats Waller before joining the Territory
Band of Bennie Moten. By 1936 he was leading his Own band. Producer Derek Drescher
Live from the Met: Tosca
The celebrated singer Roria Tosca plans an evening of love with the painter Mario Cavaradossi , while the Chief of Police,
Baron Scarpia, spins a web of evil intrigue. Carol Vaness , Richard Leech and James Morris head the cast in tonight's performance of Puccini's three-act opera of jealousy, sado-masochism, torture, religion and murder set in Rome in 1800. Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor Daniel Oren
7.20 Wonderful Town Miles Warde talks to
Joseph Melillo of the Brooklyn Academy of Music about the New York music scene.
7.50 Act 2
8.30 The Met Opera Quiz
Martin Bernheimer puts listeners' questions to George Jellinek , William Livingstone and Sarah Bryan Miller.
9.00 Act 3
Medtner Sonata Minacciosa in F minor, Op 53 No 2 (R)
One of the first poems in the language to explore pregnancy and childbirth, Sylvia Plath's powerful poem for three voices describes three different experiences, using characteristically stark language.
With specially composed electronic soundtrack written and performed by Robin Rimbaud, better known in the music world as Scanner. Producer Susan Roberts
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Fel ix Carey
Jez Nelson presents a welcome opportunity to hear a selection of some of the best tracks recorded during Jazz on 3's specially commissioned sessions. Including music from John Surman , Stan Tracey , Mano Ventura , Jason Rebello , the Mondesir
Brothers, Kenny Wheeler and Evan Parker. Producer Steve Shepherd
With Susan Sharpe. Mozart Trio in Eflat,
K498 Faure Trio in D minor, Op 120
Debussy Violin Sonata: Cello Sonata; Trio Sonata 2.25 Dauvergne Concert de
Simphonies in F, Op 3 No 2; Les Troquers
3.25 Glnastera Piano Sonata No 1
3.40 Rautavaara Ballade 3.55
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor
4.40 Brahms 11 Zigeunerlieder, Op 103
5.00 Handel Giulio Cesare (excerpt) 5.15 Quinault Overture; Dance (Comedie le
Nouveau Monde) 5.25 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher) 5.40 Bach Viola Sonata in D, BWV1028