With Edward Seckerson.
Fauré Dolly Suite
Kathryn Stott and Martin Roscoe (pianos)
6.30 Hasse Flute Sonata in B minor, Op 2 No 4 Nancy Hadden , Erin Headley (viola da gamba), Malcolm Proud (harpsichord)
7.00 Puccini Preludio Sinfonico La Scala
Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Muti
7.40 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
Dmitri Alexeev , English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
8.30 Uszt Après une Lecture de Dante Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
8.45 Gounod Faust (final scene) Paris Opera Choir and Orchestra, conductor And re Cluytens
Full details of Morning on 3 's music are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission
Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Andrew Manze recommends a version of Eigar's Violin Sonata in E minor, Op 82, from the currently available versions, including recordings by Yehudi Menuhin ,
Maxim Vengerov , Tasmin Little and Daniel Hope.
10.30 Michael Oliver reviews recent choral releases, including Nikolaus Harnoncourt 's recording of Franz Schmidt 's apocalyptic oratorio The Book with Seven Seals, John Nelson 's recording of the Berlioz TeDeum and Myung-Whun Chung 's recording of Verdi's Four Sacred Pieces.
11.00 An interview with violinist Viktoria
Mullova about Tchaikovsky, leaving a Strad in Finland, the challenge of Bach and her new CD Through the Looking Glass.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week. Julius Reubke 's Sonata on the 94th Psalm performed by Gillian Weir on the Aeolian-
Skinner organ of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts. Producers Andrew LyleandMark Lowther
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Michael Berkeley 's guest is the anthropologist Hugh Brody , whose books include The People's Land, Living Arctic,
Maps and Dreams, and most recently The Other Side of Eden, an exploration of the mysteries of language and culture, based on his experiences in the Arctic Circle. His musical choices range from traditional I nuit throat singing to chamber works by Beethoven, a Bach violin concerto, part of Mozart's Requiem, and songs by Leonard Cohen and Tom Lehrer.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow at 6.30pm
Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Debussy Préludes, Book 2
Ravel Oiseaux Tristes; Alborada del Gracioso (Miroirs) (R)
Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis Nicholas Marshall Carousel
Alison Wells (soprano), John Turner (recorder), Keith Swallow (piano)
Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44
Aleksandar Madzar (piano), Takacs Quartet Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice. BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Claire Martin reports on who is touring in the UK at the moment and Brian Morton listens to some recent CDs.
Producer: Keith Loxam.
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With Geoffrey Smith.
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Live from the Met: Manon
Massenet's opera, based on Abbe Prevost 's sensational novel of 1728, tells the tragic love story of the young Chevalier des Grieux and the beautiful but fickle
Manon, whose restless pursu it of pleasure and amusement takes her from the dizzy heights of first love to jealousy, betrayal and degradation. Even a final reconciliation with des Grieux comes too late to save her and she dies in her lover's arms. During the interval Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps - a sideways glance at each of this season's Met operas. Massenet Manon
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Julius Rudel Act
7.15 Interval: My Recollections
The colourful life and times of Jules Massenet , in his own words.
7.30 Opera Snaps
7.40 Act 2
8.30 Interval: Talking to Gotham
Miles Warde continues his interviews with leading figures from New York's cultural life. Today's subject is Englishman
Clive Barnes , one of the most respected drama critics on Broadway. At the age of 73 he still goes to the theatre seven times a week.
9.00 Act 3
Chevalier des Grieux:
Comte des Grieux:
Guillot de Morfontaine:
A series of programmes in which
Joan Bakewell talks to celebrities about what they believe and why.
1: Andrew Motion , Poet Laureate (R)
From Dingwalls in Camden Town, London, Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present I ive sets by electronics duo Magnétophone, improvising trio Konk Pack and local band Quickspace.
Gail Brand's Lunge
In another exclusively recorded session Jez Nelson introduces free-form trombonist Gail Brand with her band
Lunge, which features the pianist
Pat Thomas , Phil Durrant on keyboards and electronics, and Mark Sanders on drums. Plus the best of the new CD releases. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress
With Jonathan Swain.
Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony); Violin Concerto in D; Symphony No 3 in F
2.40 Rachmaninov Suite No 2 fortwo pianos, Op 17
3.05 Roussel Suite: Le Festin de I 'Arraignee
3.25 Spohr String Sextet in C, Op 140
3.50 Palestrina Motet: Tu Es Petrus
3.55 Vivaldi Cello Concerto in E minor, RV409 4.10 Couperin Les Fastes de la
Grande etAncienne Menestrandise (Livres de Clavecin, Book 2) 4.30 Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 1
4.40 Couperin Treizième Concert
4.50 Humperdinck Dream scene (Hansel and Gretel)
5.00 Bree Concert Overture in B minor
5.15 Brahms Three Songs, Op 42
5.25 Stradella Sinfonia in D minor
5.35 Palestrina Stabat Mater
5.45 Heino Eller Three Pieces