With Edward Seckerson.
6.05 Berwaid Quartet in E flat for clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
6.35 Massenet Fantaisie
7.05 Kemis Musica Celestis
7.25 Respighi Lauda per la Nativita del Signore
8.00 Bax Two Lyric Pieces (Oliver Twist)
8.45 Waxman A Christmas Carol Suite
Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/playlistsafewdaysbefore transmission
Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Patrick O'Connor recommends a version of Massenet's
Manon from among the available versions.
10.30 Misha Donat reviews new releases of keyboard music, including
Murray Perahia 's Goldberg Variations, Maurizio Pollini 's Diabelli Variations and Wilhelm Kempff 's live performances of Beethoven and Schubert, as well as Anne-Sophie Mutter's new recital disc.
11.00 An interviewwith double bass player Chi-Chi Nwanoku about sprinting, tuning and concave backs, and her new record of concertos by Dittersdorf and Vanhal.
11.30 Radio 3 's Disc of the Week:
Thomas Ades 's latest recording, entitled simply Thomas Ades : Piano, features music by Castiglloni, Grieg, Stanchinsky, Janacek, Kurtag, Busoni, Stravinsky and Nancarrow. Producers Mark Lowther and Andrew Lyle
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Michael Berkeley meets the entire cast of the National Theatre of Brent-
Desmond Olivier Dingle and his co-star
Raymond Box. The company specialises in dramatic productions on a truly epic scale. Previous triumphs have included The Charge of the Light Brigade, Zulu, and Wagner's Ring cycle (without the boring bits). They are currently to be seen, appropriately enough, in Messiah. Will Michael Berkeley survive this titanic encounter?
Executive producer Wendy Thompson
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall, London. Belcea Quartet, Alban Gerhardt (cello) Schubert String Quintet in C, D956(R)
Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Wagner Prelude: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Royal Concertgebouw
Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Haydn Symphony No 4 7 in G (Palindrome) Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati
Hindemlth Clarinet Sonata
Reginald Kell , Joel Rosen (piano)
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Claire Martin and Brian Morton discuss the jazz year in the UK and the discs that have been released over the year. Producer: Keith Loxam.
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With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Felix Carey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London, W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
John Surman 's World of Jazz. JohnSurman continues his exploration of the links between world music and jazz with a look at India. Starting with Joe Harriott and Indo Jazz Fusions in the sixties he follows the story through to the present with the co-leader of that band, John Mayer. He also hears from Jack DeJohnette about the pioneering ideas of the late Collin Walcott , while Trilok Gurtu discusses Indian percussion and vocal techniques. Producer Terry Carter
Live from the Met: The Merry Widow When Hanna Glawari arrives at the Pontevedrian prince's birthday party she causes quite a stir - her elderly husband has died and she is now a very rich woman. The Pontevedrian ambassador knows her fortune is vital to his tiny country and if she marries a Frenchman it will be a disaster.
The obvious solution is to find her a suitable husband. And Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps- a sideways glance at each of this season's works. Lehar The Merry Widow
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor AsherFisch Actl
7.10 Interval: Talking to Gotham
The first of a series in which Miles Warde interviews leading figures from New York's cultural life. Today's subject is Ric Burns , a film maker and historian whose most recent project is a ten-hour documentary called simply New York.
7.45 Acts 2 and 3
von Stade (mezzo)
Camille de Rosillon:
Baron Mirko Zeta:
Del Carlo (baritone)
Raoul de St Brioche:
by Murray Gold.
Michael and Kath have got the builders in. But cracks appear both in the fabric of the house and in the relationship between the builders and their employers. Then Kath starts to roar like a lion...
From Dingwalls in Camden Town, London, Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present sets from Finnish keyboard maverick Jimi Tenor , psychedelic four-piece Simian and eclectic funsters Red Snapper.
A concert given by the Brad Mehldau Trio last month at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival. With Larry Grenadier on bass and Jorge Rossy on drums the trio has remained unchanged since their recording debut in 1995. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress
With Jonathan Swain. Tchaikovsky Suite:
The Nutcracker: Variations on a Rococo
Theme, Op 33; Symphony No 4 in F minor
2.35 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 46
3.10 Puccini 0 Mio Babbino Caro (Gianni Schicchi ) 3.15 Rene Gerber The Old Farmer's Almanac 3.55 Schumann Konzertstuck in F, Op 86 4.15 Tromboncino S'll Dissi Mai
4.25 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in G, Wql33
4.40 Sweelinck Hodie Christus Natus Est
4.50 Strauss Traumerei am Kamin
(Intermezzo) 5.10 Debussy La Soirée dans Grenade (Estampes); Hommage a Rameau (Images, Set 1) 5.20 Purcell King Arthur (excerpts) 5.40 Schubert Sehnsucht ,
D516; Die Forelle, D550 5.45 Kurpinski Two Huts 5.55 Scheidt In Dulci Jubilo