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: Morning on 3

With
Edward Seckerson. Vivaldi Concerto in G minor for two cellos
6.30 Sibelius Rakastava
7.00 Brahms Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 Nol
7.40 Kodaly Dances from Galanta
8.00 Bax London Pageant
8.30 Corigliano Elegy
Full details of Morning on 3'smusic are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Cellos: Sibelius Rakastava
Cellos: Brahms Rhapsody

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Graeme Kay has been listening to the available recordings of Vaughan Williams 's song cycle On Wenlock Edge.
10.30 Stephen Johnson reviews recent orchestral recordings, including Mahler's eighth symphony from Ricardo Chaillyand an unusual version of Mahler's tenth symphony from Jesus Lopez-Cobos.
11.00 An interview with Canadian tenor
Ben Heppner , who is currently busy singing the great Wagner roles all overthe world.
11.25 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op 1 No 3 Vienna Piano Trio
Producers Andrew Lyle and Mark Lowther
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: cdreview@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: call the Radio 3 Information Line on [number removed] or consult CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Ricardo Chaillyand
Tenor: Ben Heppner
Unknown: Mark Lowther

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is journalist
Michael Henderson , whose specialities-like the late Neville Cardus - include cricket and music. A great Wagner fan, his choices include the quintet from Act 3 of Die Meistersinger, a Beethoven quartet, songs by Schubert and Sondheim, part of Mahler's ninth symphony, and the slow movement of Sibelius's violin concerto.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow at 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Michael Henderson
Unknown: Neville Cardus
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generation Artists
Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. James Rutherford (bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano)
Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Phydile; Le Manoir de Rosemonde
Schumann FunfLieder , Op 40
Vaughan Williams House of Life (R)

Contributors

Bass-Baritone: James Rutherford
Piano: Eugene Asti
Unknown: Schumann Funflieder

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Waldteufel Waltz: Tout-Paris
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Alfred Walter
Krommer Partita in F, Op 57 Budapest
Wind Ensemble, director Kalman Berkes Glazunov Symphony No 5, Op 55
Russian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Valeri Poliansky
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Alfred Walter
Conductor: Krommer Partita
Director: Kalman Berkes
Conductor: Valeri Poliansky
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

A specially recorded session from the BBC Big Band. featuring Jiggs Wigham on trombone. Presented by Claire Martin. Producer: Keith Loxam.
ADDRESS: Jazz Line-Up, Room 220. Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Jiggs Wigham
Presented By: Claire Martin.
Producer: Keith Loxam.
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Felix Carey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London, W1A 4WW FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: jazz. record.requests@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey.

: Jazz File

Downtown Avant-Garde - the Music of JohnZorn
Another chance to hear a four-part series built on a rare in-depth interview with virtuoso jazz saxophonist John Zorn. Contributors include Bill Frisell , Philip Glass, Evan Parker , Derek Bailey ,
Fred Frith , Milford Graves and Tim Berne. 1: Soho Music Gallery
Early influence on Zorn during the sixties and seventies. (R)

Contributors

Unknown: John Zorn.
Unknown: Bill Frisell
Unknown: Evan Parker
Unknown: Derek Bailey
Unknown: Fred Frith
Unknown: Tim Berne.

: Skampa Quartet

Beethoven String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Rasumovsky)
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) (R)

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met: The Gambler

Prokofiev's first Dostoyevsky-based opera is set in the fictitious spa town of Roulettenburg. The drama revolves around the gambler Alexei, in love with the daughter of a general. There is also a baroness, a marquis - and a wealthy aunt who confounds expectations by coming off her sick bed to gamble away her fortune. During the interval Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps - a sideways glance at each of this season's Met operas.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valeri Gergiev
Acts 1 and 2
8.25 Met Opera Kids' Quiz
Steven Blier puts listeners' questions to specially selected students from schools in Houston, Kansas City, New York, Seattle, Toronto and Washington DC.
8.45 Opera Snaps
8.55 Acts 3 and 4

Contributors

Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Conductor: Valeri Gergiev
Unknown: Steven Blier
Pauline: Olga Guriakova (soprano)
Madame Blanche: Olga Savova (soprano)
Grandmother: Elena Obraztsova (mezzo)
Alexei: Vladimir Galouzine (tenor)
The Marquis: Nikolai Gassiev (tenor)
Prince Nilsky: Richard Fracker (tenor)
MrAstley: John Fanning (baritone)
Potapich: Yuri Laptev (baritone)
The General: Sergei Alexachkin (bass)
Baron Wurmerhelm: Alexander Anisomov (bass)

: Stage Directions

Six programmes in which John Drummond turns a timely and searching spotlight on the current state of British theatre.
1: A Risky Business
Richard Eyre , former director of the Royal National Theatre, impresario
Cameron Mackintosh and Jude Kelly , director of the West Yorkshire Playhouse, consider the problems and challenges confronting large organisations in today's cultural climate.

Contributors

Unknown: John Drummond
Unknown: Richard Eyre
Unknown: Cameron MacKintosh
Unknown: Jude Kelly

: Mixing It

From Dingwalls in north London, live sets by Dadaist sample wizard Vicki Bennett (aka People like Us), Rechenzentrum and Bristol-based Alpha performing material from their new album The Impossible Thrill. Presented by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.

Contributors

Unknown: Vicki Bennett
Presented By: Mark Russell
Presented By: Robert Sandall.

: Jazz on 3

Esbjorn Svensson Trio
A concert given at London's Pizza Express last month. Led by Swedish pianist Esbjorn Svensson with Dan Burglund on bass and Magnus Ostrom on drums, ESTwere in town to promote their latest album Good Morning Susie Soho, which recently made it to the upper reaches of the Swedish pop chart.
Despite considerable commercial success the band are much appreciated byjazz aficionados - their previous album From Gagarin 's Point of View was Jazz on 3 's 1999 album of the year. Plus a feature marking the 25th anniversary of the Hat
Hut record label. Presented by Jez Nelson. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress

Contributors

Pianist: Esbjorn Svensson
Unknown: Dan Burglund
Unknown: Magnus Ostrom
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
A complete performance of Bach's St MatthewPassion, BWV244.
3.50 Handel Music forthe Royal Fireworks, HWV351
4.20 Scriabin Piano Sonata No 4
4.30 Bizet L 'Arlesienne: Suite No 1
4.50 Strauss Der Abend , Op 34 No 1
5.05 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050
5.35 Franck Psyché et Eros (Psyche)
5.50 Handel Mi Lusinga il Dolce Affetto (Alcina)

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Strauss Der Abend
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Handel Mi Lusinga








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