With Edward Seckerson.
Rautavaara Fiddlers Ostrobothnian CO, conductor Juha Kangas
6.25Steffani StabatMater Soloists, Netherlands Bach Society Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Gustav Leonhardt
7.00 Pierne Overture: Ramuntcho
Lorraine Philharmonic/Jacques Houtmann
7.35 Piston Violin Concerto No 1 James
Buswell, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, conductor Theodore Kuchar
8.00 Bliss Introduction and Allegro London Symphony Orchestra/the Composer
8.55 Tchaikovsky Dances (Oprichnik) Orchestra of the Royal Opera House,
Covent Garden, conductor Colin Davis Full details of Morning on 3 music are posted at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/factsheets a few days before transmission.
With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Simon Heighes recommends a version of Bach's Mass in B minor, BWV232.
10.35 Hilary Finch reviews new releases of chamber music by Poulenc, Shostakovich, Hindemith, Fritz Kreisler and Nino Rota.
11.00 An interview with director of the Cardinall'sMusick, Andrew Carwood , who talks about the ensemble's recordings of English Renaissance choral music, including the William Byrd Project.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Schreker Symphonic Interlude: Der Schatzgraber BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Producers Clive Portbury , Andrew Lyle and Susan Kenyon WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
DISC DETAILS: call the Radio 3 Information Line on [number removed] or consult CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651
Michael Berkeley 's guest today is theatre director Phyllida Lloyd , who divides her time between theatrical and operatic productions. She has directed plays at the Bristol Old Vic, the Manchester Royal Exchange, the Royal Shakespeare
Company and the Royal National Theatre, and operas for Opera North, ENO and the Paris Opera. Her production of Pouienc's Dialogue des Carmélites for ENO won rave reviews last year, and she has just directed a new production of Britten's Gloriana. Her musical choices include excerpts from the above operas and from Verdi's Requiem, part of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, Fiona Shaw reading from Alice in Wonderland and jazz pianist Fats Waller performing Please Take Me Out of Jail. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
See Shakespeare Daytomorrowfrom 12 noon
Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Martinu Bergerettes Jacqueline Hartley (violin), Martin Loveday (cello), Caroline Clemmow (piano)
Jim Parker A Londoner in New York
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, director Philip Jones
Giazunov The Sea Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: email@example.com
Stacey Kent presents more music and news from the current jazz scene. Today's programme features UK bassist
Gary Crosby, who tries his hand at the Jazz Line-Up Music Test. Producer Lindsay Pell
Geoffrey Smith presents more listeners' requests for jazz favourites.
Producer Felix Carey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London. W1A 4WW FAX: [number removed]
The Shape of Jazz to Come
Thecontinuing series celebrating Ornette Coleman 's 70th birthday. Today
Alyn Shipton investigates Coleman's classical compositions and performances, including Gunther Schuller 's Abstractions from
1961, Coleman's own wind quintets and his major symphonic work Skies of America recorded with the London Symphony
Orchestra. And composer Howard Shore describes working with Coleman on the film score for Naked Lunch. Producer Terry Carter
Live from the Met: Gotterdammerung
The New York Metropolitan Opera season ends with the climax of the Ringcycle, in which the thread of fate that joins the past with the future finally snaps. After the murder of her lover Siegfried, Brunnhilde sacrifices herself by riding her horse into the flames of his funeral pyre. This lifts the curse, causing the final destruction of the gods and the dawning of a new age.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine Act
7.05 Surviving Wagner Three female heroines from the Ringcycle speak frankly about theircharacters. 3: The Afterlife of Gibichung Princess. A proto-Wagnerian monologue by Graeme Fife , with Abigail McKern as special investigator Gutrune. (R)
7.40 Act 2
8.45 The Met Opera Quiz
Martin Bernheimer puts listeners' questions to Ken Benson , Terrence McNally and Brian Zeger.
9.25 Act 3
Texaco sponsors the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network which is broadcast on Radio 3 through the EBU.
The series of programmes in which Sir John Drummond examines the state of opera in Britain since the Second World War.
3: The Creative Elements. Today he examines opera from the point of view of a composer(Harrison Birtwistle), a director (David Pountney ) and a conductor (Paul Daniel ). Producer Martin Cotton (R)
Evan Parker Quartet Featuring
Steve Beresford. Jez Nelson introduces tonight's concert given at the Vortex by Evan Parker (saxophone), Steve Beresford (piano),
Louis Moholo (drums) and John Edwards (bass), who are joined by fiery Dutch drummerHan Bennink. Producer Steve Shepherd
With Jonathan Swain. 1.00 Bruckner
Symphony No 7 in E Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Gunter Wand 2.05 Weiss Suite in D minor2.25
Rosenmuller Beatus VirQui Timet Dominum 2.40 Ravel La Valse 2.55 Ravel Miroirs 3.25 Handel
Floridante (Act 1, excerpts) 3.55 Purcell, arr Memelsdorff/Staier Toccata in A; The Plaint a Ground in A minor 4.05 Stravinsky Ragtime; Eight Instrumental Miniatures
4.20 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor 4.45 Paganini Duetto Amoroso 5.00 Durante Concerto per Quartetto No 3 in E flat 5.20 JC Bach Quintet in D, Op 11 No 6
5.45 Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music