7.00-8.00: Mozart PorgiAmor (Marriage of Figaro) Barbara Frittoli (soprano), Scottish
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras Copland Buckaroo Holiday (Rodeo) San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Estrellita Vadim Repin (violin), Alexander Markovitch (piano) CPE Bach Symphony in D, Wql83 No 1
The English Concert, director Andrew Manze
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With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Graham Sadler compares the available recordings of Charpentier's Te Deum.
11.00 Christopher Wintle reviews three live recordings of Wagner's Die Walkure - from recent Ring cycles in Australia and Holland, and Joseph Keilberth 's newly released 1955 Bayreuth Festival recording.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Handel Concerti Grossi, Op 3 Academy of Ancient Music, director Richard Egarr
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Tom Service talks to the Handel scholar
Winton Dean about his in-depth study of Handel's last 20 operas, and investigates the challenge of staging and performing Handel's operas in the world's great opera houses.
The Mastersingers of Nuremberg
Lucie Skeaping looks back on the life and music of the real Hans Sachs and his fellow
Mastersingers in 16th-century Germany. Producer Chris Wines
See also 5.00pm for a performance of Wagner's Die
Meistersinger von Nurnberq live from the Met. New York
Another chance to hear a recital by Radio 3 New Generation Artist Sharon Bezaly. Introduced from London's Wigmore Hall by Verity Sharp. Sharon Bezaly (flute), Love Derwinger (piano) Doppler Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise , Op 26
Bach Sarabande (Flute Partita in A minor, BWV1013) Kalevi Aho Solo III (2nd mvt) Faure Fantaisie , Op 79
Prokofiev Flute Sonata, Op 94 Repeated from Monday
Highlights from Half the World, a series of concerts held at London's Pizza on the Park, featuring performances by Chinese gucheng and pipa player Liu Fang and the Swedish-
Senegalese duo of Ellika and Solo. Presented by Lucy Duran. Producer Felix Carey
A live show from the Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, as part of this year's Aberdeen Jazz Festival, presented by Julian Joseph. He is joined by Radio 3 New Generation Artist Gwilym Simcock and his quintet, featuring saxophonist Stan Sulzmann and guitarist John Parricelli. Producer Keith Loxam
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberq
The only comedy among Wagner's mature operas, the story takes place in 16th-century Buremburg. The plot centres on the singing competition of the reaHife guild of Master Singers, an association of amateur poets and musicians. Eva, the daughter of one of the Master Singers, will be betrothed to the winner of the competition. Can the young knight Walther win her hand despite breaking the Master Singers' rules? Perhaps he can; but he will need the help of cobbler-poet Hans Sachs , who foils the attempts of the other contender, the arch-pedant Beckmesser.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Levine
6.30 Twenty Minutes: Beyond the Gilded Stage 2/6. From Napoleon to the 1848 Revolutions Author Daniel Snowman explores the social history of opera.
6.50 Act 2
8.10 Met Opera Quiz
Opera buffs pit their wits against teasers sent in by listeners.
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8.45 Act 3
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Out of Manchester
2/2. New music from Psappha and the BBC
Philharmonic. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Mark-Anthony Turnaqe Silent Cities
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Clark Rundell Simon Mawhinney Bar Code II Psappha
Jonathan Cole Temporale Distante (Penumbra II) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Clark Rundell Gordon McPherson Maps and Diagrams of Our Pain Psappha
Mark-Anthony Turnaqe Drowned Out
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Clark Rundell
Julie Moffat (soprano), RSAMD Chamber Chorus, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
With John Shea.
Mozart Violin Concertos: No I in B flat, K207; No 2 in D, K211; No 5 in A, K219; Rondo (No 3 in G, K218)
Gil Shaham , Danish National Symphony Orchestra
2.21 Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60
2.52 Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
3.25 La Rue Missa Sancto Job
4.01 Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54
4.11 Sibelius Valse Triste
4.17 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op 333
4.28 Enescu Concert Piece
437 Mozart 12 Variations on Ah, Vous Dirai-Je , Maman, K265
4.48 Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)
5.00 Auber Overture: Le Cheval de Bronze
5.08 Monteverdi Magnificat (Vespro della Beata Vergine)
5.24 Corelli Sonata a Quattro in G minor
5.31 Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44
5.41 Elgar Serenade for Strings
5.53 Poulenc Organ Concerto
6.16 Avlson Concerto Grosso No 4 in A minor
6.29 Francaix 11 Variations on a theme by Haydn
6.42 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042