With Edward Seckerson.
Glinka Souvenir d 'une Nuitd'EtS à
Madrid Moscow RSO , conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev
6.30 Guerrero Missa de la Batalia Escoutez
Westminster Cathedral Choir,
His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts, conductor James O'Donnell
7.05 Barber A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map, Op 15 Robert De Cornier Chorale, Members of the Symphony of the Air, conductor Vladimir Goldschmann
7.45 Bax SummerMusic Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
8.02 Copland Quiet City William Sullivan (trumpet), Utah Symphony Orchestra, conductor Maurice Abravanel
8.30 Arne Keyboard Concerto No 2 in G
Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra, director Paul Nicholson (organ)
8.55 Grainger Handel in the Strand (1952 version) Geoffrey Tozer (piano), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Piers Lane recommends a version of Brahms's
Variations on a Theme by Handel, Op 24.
10.00 Helen Wallace reviews new releases of violin music, including concertos by Barber, Vieuxtemps, Goldmark and Bruch, Bloch's Baal Shem , Enescu's Violin
Sonata No 3 and Bartok's Rhapsody No 1.
11.00 An interview with baritone Thomas Quasthoff , who talks about his career as a recording artist and about his new CD of music by Brahms and Liszt.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Hindemlth Kammermusik No 7 Wayne Marshall (organ), Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
Producers Clive Portbury , Andrew Lyle and Susan Kenyon WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: email@example.com
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Michael Berkeley 's guest today is writer
Jonathan Keates , whose works include two novels (The Strangers' Gallery and Smile Please); two collections of short stories
(Allegro Postillions and Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture); and acclaimed biographies of Purcell and Handel. His musical choices range from these composers to music by Donizetti, Berlioz, Dvorak and Elgar. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Stephanie Hughes. Vermeer Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 13, Op 138 Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 3 in E flat minor, Op 30 (R)
Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Wagner, arr Godfrey Entry of the Gods into Valhalla (Das Rheingold) Eastman Wind Ensemble/Frederick Fennell
JS Mayr Piano Concerto No 1 in C Maria Littauer , Hamburg SO/Alois Springer
Part Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten BBCSO/Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stacey Kent previews some of the artists on the current curcuit. And Brian Morton reviews newjazz releases.
Producer Keith Loxam. E-MAIL: email@example.com
With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Felix Carey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London, W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
Ascension. In the second of a four-part series exploring John Coltrane 's landmark album Ascension, Alyn Shipton examines Coltrane's work with Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. And Tommy Flanagan recalls the recording of the famous Giant Steps album. Producer Terry Carter
Nixon in China
Live from English National Opera, the first ever British staging of John Adams 's political drama. ENO's music director Paul Daniel conducts this production by Peter Sellars. The opera centres on the tensions and conflicts behind Nixon's state visit to
China in February 1972.
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Paul Daniel Act
7.35 A Short Ride - from Rhythm to Melody A documentary portrait of composer John Adams in which he talks about his progress from early minimalism to accessible eclecticism. With contributions from some of Adams's collaborators and friends.
7.50 Act 2
8.55 Interval: Nixon in China
ITN political editor John Sergeant investigates the true impact of Nixon's historic visit to China in 1972.
9.10 Act 3
His wife Chiang Ch'ing:
Prime Minister Chou En-lai:
Nancy T'ang, Mao's first secretary:
Mao's second secretary:
Mao's third secretary:
de Pont Davies (mezzo)
The Cleveland Symphonic Winds under
Frederick Fennell play an arrangement of Bach's Organ Fantasia in G, BWV572.
A six-part series in which John Drummond looks at orchestral provision in Britain. 4: Small Forces. Big Impact. Today John Drummond discusses the impact of the early-music movement and chamber orchestras on the musical scene with conductor Roger Norrington , Proms director Nicholas Kenyon and Stephen Carpenter , manager of the City of London Sinfonia. Producer Martin Cotton
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Felix Carey
The Francois Corneloup Trio. Tonight's concert features France's leading baritone and soprano saxophonist
Frangois Corneloup performing with his trio - Claude Tchamitchian (double bass) and Eric Champard (drums). Corneloup is noted in France for balancing power and energy and for his sense of structure and dynamics. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress
With Jonathan Swain. Brahms Piano
Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5 Shostakovich Five Preludes and Fugues (Op 87) Mikhail Pletnev (piano) 2.15 Poulenc Organ
Concerto 2.50 Britten, arr Bedford Suite: Death in Venice 3.20 Schoeck Violin
Concerto in B flat, Op 21 3.55 Rimsky-
Korsakov Trombone Concerto in B flat 4.10
Beethoven Battle Symphony, Op 91 4.25 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante in E flat, Op 22 4.40 Handel Samson (excerpt) 5.00
A Gabriell Aria della Battaglia 5.10 Handel Quartet in G, Op 5 No 4 5.20 Arensky Suite No 1 in F, Op 15 5.35 Baranovic Suite: Gingerbread Heart 5.50Tavener The
Greek Funeral Sentences (Funeral Ikos)