With Martin Handley.
Thomas Armstrong Fantasy Quintet for piano and strings members of the LPO
6.25 Schumann Fantasie in C, Op 17 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
7.00 Vleme Carillon de Westminster
Marie-Clare Alain (organ)
7.15 Boccherini String Quintet in A minor Europa Galante
8.00 Taneyev Overture: Oresteia
Helsinki PO, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
8.25 Strauss Andante Cantabile
Dale Clavenger (horn), Daniel Barenboim (piano) Full details of Momingon 3s music are posted atwww.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission
Andrew McGregor is joined by Hilary Finch , Edward Seckerson and Rob Cowan for a roundup of the year's best recordings.
10.15 A look at some of the Christmas offerings with lain Burnside.
11.20 Listeners' Disc of the Year. Three listeners' nominations for Disc of the Year are picked out of the hat for a record token prize. And at 11.30 an extended excerpt from the winning recording.
Producers Mark Lowther and Andrew Lyle.
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Michael Berkeley 's guest today is
Irma Kurtz , agony aunt of Cosmopolitan since 1976. Her choices include music from the English Baroque and early Classical periods, as well as works by Britten, Ravel, Janacek. Tchaikovsky and Sondheim.
Lucy Duran is joined for a roundup of what's new in world music by producer and impresario Pablo Farba and fROOTS magazine editor Ian Anderson. And live in the studio an exclusive session by Spanish singer and guitarist Javier Ruibal.
Humphrey Carpenter presents this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Suppe Overture: Das Pensionat Nuremberg SO, conductor August-Peter Waldenmaier Castelnuovo-Tedesco Concerto for two guitars, Op 201 Kazuhito and Naoko Yamashita , LPO, conductor Leonard Slatkin Marguerite Mannot La Goulante de PauvreJean Edith Piaf
Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor Marc-André Hamelin (piano) Producer Anthony Sellors. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, 85 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Featuring a set from trumpeter
Tom McNiven recorded at this year's Glasgow Jazz Festival. Plus a look at new CDs and the gigguide. Presented by Claire Martin. Producer Keith Loxam. ADDRESS: Jazz Line-Up. Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow. G12 8DG. E-MAIL: email@example.com
With Geoffrey Smith.
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Woody Allen 's New Orleans Clarinet
The film-maker selects music by the great names in New Orleans clarinet playing, this week featuring Sidney Bechet.
Live from the Met:
Arabella Richard Strauss 's most romantic opera, with Renee Fleming and Barbara Bonney in the leading roles. During the interval
Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps- a sideways glance at each of this season's Metoperas.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor Christophe Eschenbach
7.40 Interval: New York Collections
Tim Marlow visits the Lower East Side
Tenement Museum where Ruth Abram , its president, explains how it is using history to address contemporary issues.
8.10 Act 2
9.00 The Met Opera Quiz
Brian Zeger puts listeners' questions to Ken Benson , Martin Bernheimerand Suzanne Martinucci.
9.20 Opera Snaps
9.25 Act 3
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Count Waldner, their father:
By David Spencer. Drama about a woman and a girl who are trying to take control over their own lives in difficult circumstances. This play is part of a new series bringing ten award-winning writers to radio.
Producer Polly Thomas
In another programme from this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music
Festival, Sarah Walker presents a portrait of British composer James Wood. Music includes the world premiere of Autumn Voices - a BBC commission written for
Mieko Kanno , his marimba concerto
Venencio Mbande Talking with the Trees with Kuniko Kato as soloist, and his orchestral work Oreion. Also on the bill, Children at a Funeral and The Priest of Shiga Temple. Plus performances of Plekto by Xenakis and Borges en el Espejo by Alejandro Vinao. James Wood conducts Critical Band with soloists Frances Lynch and Clive Williamson.
With Susan Sharpe. Beethoven Piano
Concertos: No 1 in C; No 2 in B flat
2.20 Enescu Octet , Op 73.00 Bartok
Dance Suite 3.20 Busoni Sonatina No 6 (Sonatina super Carmen) 3.25 Sibelius Symphony No 73.55 Purcell In Guilty
Night 4.05 Maldere Sinfonia in G minor, Op 4 No 4.20 Adaskin Dedication
4.25 Martinu Tango Lento 4.30 Vlllem Kapp Lend Me the Zither Vanemuine
4.30 Sibelius Humoresque and Polonaise
4.35 Palmgren Overture: Cinderella
4.40 Brahms Intermezzo in E flat minor,
Op 118 No 64.45 Mangore Waltzes Op8: Nos 3 and 4 4.55 Ginastera DanzaFinale
(Malambo) 5.00 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in B flat minor, Op 72 No 5 5.05 Anon
Passacalles 1 and 2; Cancion a dos tiples
5.15 D Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kk9
5.15 Brahms Two motets (Op 29)
5.30 Bach Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV535 5.35 Naumann Symphonie a Grande Orchestre (Cora)
5.50 Messlaen Theme and Variations