With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Debussy Pour le Piano
Zoltan Kocsis Beethoven StringQuartet in G, Op 18 No 2 Vegh Quartet
8.00-9.00: Handel Concerto Grosso in Bflat, Op 3 No English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner Mozart Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner) Vienna PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
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Andrew McGregor is joined live in the studio by Harriet Smith , David Nice and Hilary Finch with a roundup of thisyear's best recordings.
10.30 lain Burnside looks at some of the Christmas offerings from the record companies - are they treats or turkeys?
12.00 Listeners' Discs of the Year:
Extended excerpts from listeners' favourite releases of this year. Send in your choices as follows: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview
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12.30 The Winning Disc: Focusing on the listeners' choice of the best release of this year.
Early Music Discoveries of the Year
Lucie Skeaping presents an exciting mix of discoveries and curiosities in a review of the new developments in the world of early music this year.
Charles Hazlewood and the wind players of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales present an audience workshop exploring the different approaches to writing for wind ensemble by Richard Strauss (the Serenade, Op 7, of 1881 and the two Sonatinas of 1943-5) and Stravinsky
(Symphonies of Wind Instruments, 1920).
Lucy Duran and Jon Lusk review new world musicCDs. Plus a report from a festival of First Nation music in Canada, and music in the studio from Malian singer Rokia Traore.
BBC Big Band Revisited
Denys Baptiste presents more music from this year's StAlbans, Lichfield, and Norwich Festivals, featuring the BBC Big Band with Hammond organist
Barbara Dennerlein , Guy Barker (trumpet), Martin Taylor (guitar) and Julian Joseph (piano).
With Geoffrey Smith.
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A French rarity launches this winter season at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Halevy's smouldering tragedy was hugely popular in the 19th century, with its story of religious strife, thwarted love and mistaken identity, centering on the Jewish goldsmith Eleazar, his supposed daughter Rachel, her illicit lover Leopold and her real father Cardinal Brogni.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti Act
6.50 Twenty Minutes: A View from the Bridge The first of four programmes in which writers and artists in New York evoke the scenes from the various crossings to Manhattan island.
1: Bridge and Tunnel
Fiction editor Bill Buford crosses in from New Jersey and heads for Bleeker Street on a Friday night. He reveals how the romance of Manhattan lies in its being an island, how it's sustained by those who come in from outside by bridge ortunnel to work and make merry - and how the Manhattanites resent the daily invasion of what they call "the B&T crowd".
7.10 Acts 2 and 3 8.40 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Steven Blier puts listeners' questions to Martin Bernheimer , Michelle Krisel and Terrence McNally.
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station, PO Box 805. New York, NY 10150. USA. or via the website: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3.
8.55 Opera Snaps In the first of this season's reflections on the Met broadcasts, critic Rodney Milnes considers whether La Juive is the only successful
French grand opera written by a Frenchman.
9.00 Acts 4 and 5
Ian McMillan serves up another helping of the language goulash, with a specially commissioned story from poet and novelist Tobias Hill , inspired by his recent travels in Mexico. And Ken Campbell gives another of his inimitable monologues. Producer Ekene Akalawu
The Museum of Lost Keyboards
Armando lannucci presents an audio guide to a museum of keyboard instruments that exist only in the imagination. With original music composed and performed by Django Bates. Producer John Goudie
Sarah Walker and Alwnne Pritchard present the first of three programmes dedicated to this year's Huddersfield Festival.
With first UK performances of James Dillon 's ... residue and Bernard Hughes 's One-and-a-Half Truths given by the BBC Singers, and of James Dillon 's Soadie
Waste and Jonathan Harvey 's Fourth String Quartet given by the Arditti Quartet, who also give the first performance of James Clarke 's String Quartet.
With Louise Fryer.
Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 Matthews Quatrain
Bruckner Symphony No 6 in A
2.25 Schubert Moments Musicaux, D780
2.50 Palestrina, arr Soriano Missa Papae Marcelli 3.15 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 4.00 Valerius Engels
Malsims 4.05Telemann Unschuld und ein Gut Gewissen 4.20 CF Abel Flute Concerto in C, Op 6 No 1 4.30 Praetorius Resonet in Laudibus 4.35 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) 4.50 Handel Meine Seele Hort im Sehen, HWV207
5.00 Frescobaldi Canzona Decima , detta I 'Henri-Cuccia a due Canti; Canzona Vigesima , detta la Lipparella
5.05 Robert de Visee Logistille de Roland de M Lully 5.10 Fogliano da Modena L 'Amor Dona Chi 'lo Te Porto
5.15 Cassado Requiebros
5.20 Rodrigo Fandango ; Passacaglia; Zapateado
5.35 Infante Danses Andalouses
5.50 Cabezon 7e Lucis ante Terminum; Beata Viscera Mariae Virginis
5.55 Albeniz Rapsodia Espanola
6.10 Marques y Garcia Symphony No 4 in E
6.45 Villa-Lobos 0 Polichinelle (Prole do Bebe) 6.50 Rodrigo, arrTiefenbach Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios