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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
6.10 Elgar Nursery Suite
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Paul Goodwin
6.40 Tchaikovsky, arr Rachmaninov The Sleeping Beauty (excerpts)
Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
7.10 Bach Viola da Gamba Sonata No 3 in G minor, BWV1029 Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Kenneth Cooper (harpsichord)
7.25 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
8.00 Sibelius Karelia Suite
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
8.35 Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings, Op 35 Leif Ove
Andsnes (piano), Haken Hardenberger
(trumpet), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor PaavoJarvi
Full details of Morning on 3'smusic are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission EMAIL: morningon3@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Paul Goodwin
Conductor: Marielle Labeque
Pianos: Bach Viola
Harpsichord: Kenneth Cooper
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Leif Ove
Piano: Haken Hardenberger

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library:
Edward Seckerson compares the currently available recordings of Janacek's Glagolitic Mass.
10.15 A roundup of recent CD reissues.
10.30 Penelope Thwaites has been listening to recordings of a colourful selection of piano music by composers from Gottschalkto Ligeti.
11.00 An interview with cellist Raphael Wallfisch , who has championed a great deal of rare repertoire, and whose latest disc explores The Ysaye Connection.
11.30 Disc of the Week:
Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2 Florestan Trio www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview EMAIL: cdreview@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: call the Radio 3 Information Line on [number removed] or consult CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Penelope Thwaites
Unknown: Gottschalkto Ligeti.
Unknown: Raphael Wallfisch

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to the novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard, whose published work includes 12 novels, a collection of short stories, many television plays and an autobiographical memoir entitled Slipstream. The granddaughter of the composer Sir Arthur Somervell, Elizabeth Jane Howard has always loved music, and her choices include a Scarlatti sonata played by her friend, pianist Nina Milkina, concertos by members of the Bach family and Mozart, a song by Richard Strauss and Brahms's St Anthony Variations.


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Elizabeth Jane Howard

: World Routes

BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music
In a special edition from Momo's in London, the winners of the Radio 3
Awards for World Music are announced.
As a prelude to the Poll-winners' Concert at the end of March, Lucy Duran and Charlie Gillett introduce tracks from the winning artists and are joined for a live performance by a surprise guest.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Charlie Gillett

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces a selection of listeners' requests, including: Eivind Groven Hjalarljod Overture Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Per Dreier
Hamilton Harty In Ireland
Ireland National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Prionnsias O'Duinn
Haydn Symphony No 46 in B Polish ChamberOrchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Per Dreier
Conductor: Hamilton Harty
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Jazz Line-Up

Stacey Kent presents currentjazz releases and news of gigs around the country.


Unknown: Stacey Kent

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London, W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
EMAIL: jazz. record. requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

The Unknown Satchmo. Another chance to hear the series first broadcast in 2001 to mark the centenary of Louis Armstrong's birth. Michael Pointon reviews the latest research, which has thrown new light on Satchmo's astonishing musical life.
3: Neglected Decca recordings from the 1930s and musical out-takes from the movie New Orleans.


Unknown: Michael Pointon

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met

II Pirata
Bellini's first major operatic success, written in 1827, is a hot-headed Romantic tale of politics and love in 13th-century Sicily. Count Gaultiero, defeated by his rival Ernesto, has been driven into exile, where he takes to the life of a marauding pirate. Meanwhile, his lover Imogene has been forced to marry Ernesto, and the scene is set for Gaultiero's desperate attempt to win her back.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Bruno Campanella Actl
7.55 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert puts listeners' questions to Martin Bernheimer , Ben Cameron and Michelle Krisel. Send questions to:
Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station, PO Box 805, New York, NY 10150, USA.
8.15 Opera Snaps Rodney Milnes takes a sideways glance at this evening's opera.
8.20 Act 2


Conductor: Bruno Campanella
Unknown: Thor Eckert
Unknown: Martin Bernheimer
Unknown: Ben Cameron
Unknown: Michelle Krisel.
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Imogene: Renée Fleming (soprano)
Gualtiero: Marcello Giordani (tenor)
Ernesto: Dwayne Croft (baritone)
Adele: Maria Zifchak (soprano)
Itulbo: Garrett Sorenson (tenor)
Goffredo: Tigran Martirossian (baritone)

: The Verb

Ian McMillan presents a new short story commissioned from Glasgow writer Anne Donovan. Deity.com features a rather world-weary God in a phone conversation with Emma and Mandyfrom St Aiden's
Secondary, who got her number from the www.god.cosmos.net website.


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Anne Donovan.

: Hear and Now

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group The BCMG's artistic adviser Simon Rattle conducts the group in the opening concert of its season last October in Birmingham's CBSO Centre.
Johannes Maria Staud VielleichtZunachst Wirklich Nur
Valdine Anderson (soprano)
Simon Holt Boots of Lead (Ribbon of Time) Rinat Shaham (mezzo)
Usuk Chin Acrostic Wordplay Ligeti Chamber Concerto
Also in the programme, the Northern
Sinfonia conducted by their new musical director Thomas Zehetmair :
Philip Cashian Chamber Concerto


Unknown: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Wirklich Nur
Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Soprano: Simon Holt
Unknown: Rinat Shaham
Director: Thomas Zehetmair

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Sibelius Symphony No 2 Roussel
Symphony No 3 Ravel Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2 2.20 Chopin Scherzos: No 1 in B minor, Op 20; No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31; No 3 in C sharp minor, Op 39
2.50Suppe Requiem in D minor (complete performance) 4.05
HendrikAndriessen Canzona for cello and orchestra 4.20 Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV104 7
4.30 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in E,
Kk380 4.40 Martinu Sonatina for clarinet and piano 4.50 Chabrier Espana
5.05 Sibelius Five Esquisses, Op 114
5.15 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in D, RV94 5.35 Joseph Kainz Harpsichord
Concerto in C 5.50 Wojciech Kilar Orawa


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Hendrikandriessen Canzona
Unknown: Martinu Sonatina
Harpsichord: Joseph Kainz
Unknown: Wojciech Kilar Orawa

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