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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Bruch Jubilate , Amen Cheryl Studer (soprano), Ambrosian Singers, LSO, conductor Ion Marin
8.00-9.00: Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44 Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Nielsen Rhapsody Overture: An Imaginary Trip to the Faroe Islands Gothenburg SO, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/breakfaston the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: 3breakfastH>bbc.co.uk Address: Breakfast. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London Wl A 1AA


Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Conductor: Bruch Jubilate
Soprano: Cheryl Studer
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Piano: Arthur Rubinstein

: CD Review

Introduced by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Robert Philip compares available recordings of Brahms' Violin Concerto in D.
10.45 Laurie Stras reviews new releases including Allegri's Miserere, excerpts from the Sistine Chapel choirbooks and Palestrina's Lamentations, sung by the Tallis Scholars, the Sixteen and Westminster Cathedral Choir.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Bach Cantata No 4: Christ lag in Todesbanden Gillian Keith (soprano), Daniel Taylor (countertenor), James Gilchrist (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed]. (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text: [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651.


Introduced By: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Robert Philip
Unknown: Laurie Stras
Soprano: Todesbanden Gillian Keith
Soprano: Daniel Taylor
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Tenor: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Music Matters

Harry Christophers helps Tom Service reassess the Spanish composer Tomas Luis de Victoria. Tenor Roberto Alagna describes the pressures of singing at the world's most prestigious opera houses; and students of Rostropovich explain his impact on their lives. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Harry Christophers
Tenor: Roberto Alagna
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

Written in Their Spare Time
Lucie Skeaping looks at music composed by 16th- and 17th-century musicians of St Mark 's, Venice, for performance outside the church. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: St Mark

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given by the winner of the Chopin Piano Competition. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes. Rafal Blechacz (piano) Debussy Estampes
Liszt Three Concert Studies, S145 Chopin Three Mazurkas, Op 50;
Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat, Op 61


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Rafal Blechacz

: World Routes

Lucy Duran introduces an acoustic session by Belgian-born singer Natacha Atlas whose music mixes traditional Middle Eastern and Western pop influences. Producer Felix Carey


Introduces: Lucy Duran
Singer: Natacha Atlas
Producer: Felix Carey

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin talks to multi-instrumentalist
Byron Wallen about his new CD Meeting Ground, his first recording project for five years.


Talks: Claire Martin
Unknown: Byron Wallen

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners'jazz requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: [number removed] email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Jazz File

Kings of Swing
1/3. Linton Chiswick 's new series examines the two giants of the swing era: Benny Goodman "King of Swing" and Artie Shaw "King of Clarinet". With contributions by clarinettists Ken Peplowski and Dick Johnson , critic and scholar Dan Morgenstern , musician and archivist Loren Schoenberg and pianist and broadcaster Marian McPartland. Producer Robert Abel


Unknown: Linton Chiswick
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Artie Shaw
Clarinettists: Ken Peplowski
Clarinettists: Dick Johnson
Unknown: Dan Morgenstern
Unknown: Loren Schoenberg
Unknown: Marian McPartland.
Producer: Robert Abel

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met

Andrea Chenier
Presented by Margaret Juntwait.
Giordano's exuberant and tragic opera about real people swept up in the drama of the French Revolution.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor Marco Amiliato
7.05 Beyond the Gilded Stage
4/6. Maestros and Movies. Daniel Snowman tells of opera's early 20th-century rise in popularity.
7.25 Act 2
8.00 The Met Opera Quiz
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, 30 Lincoln Center,
New York, New York 10023 or via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
8.30 Acts 3 and 4 RT DIRECT: Giordano's Andrea Chenier (2 CDs), with Renata Tebaidi and the Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra conducted by Gianandrea Gavazzeni , is available for E16.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections to: [address removed], or call the orderline on 0[number removed]25 (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/ rtdirect Quote ref [number removed]. UK delivery only


Presented By: Margaret Juntwait.
Conductor: Marco Amiliato
Unknown: Daniel Snowman
Unknown: Andrea Chenier
Unknown: Renata Tebaidi
Conducted By: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Andrea Chenier: Ben Heppner (tenor)
Carlo Gerard: Mark Delavan (baritone)
Maddalena de Coigny: Vloleta Urmana (soprano)
Bersi: Maria Zifchak (mezzo)
Madelon: Irlna Mishura (mezzo)
La Contessa de Coigny: Michaela Martens (mezzo)
Roucher: Charles Taylor (baritone)
Pietro Fleville: Patrick Carfizzi (bass-Baritone)
Fouquier Tinville: Peter Volpe (bass)
Mathieu: John Del Carlo (bass-Baritone)
L'lncroyable: David Cangelosi (tenor)
The Abbe: Bernard Fitch (tenor)
Schmidt: Leroy Lehr (bass)
Master of the Household: Brian Davis (bass)
Dumas: James Courtney (baritone)

: Pre-Hear

Hovhaness Monadnock; Symphony No 8 (Arjuna) BBC Scottish SO, conductor Kenneth Young


Conductor: Kenneth Young

: Hear and Now

Riot! Can Music Change the World?
An SPNM concert recorded at LSO St Lukes, London. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Lore Lixenberg (mezzo),
BackBeat Percussion Quartet
Paul Fretwell Wall of Stone (first performance) Peter Edwards Wayfaring Stranger (first performance) Ortega Lonquen
Damien Harron Events Unfold Claudia Molitor Leek
Rolf Hind Follow the Leader
Frederic Rzewski Coming Together


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Peter Edwards
Unknown: Ortega Lonquen
Unknown: Damien Harron
Unknown: Claudia Molitor Leek
Unknown: Rolf Hind
Leader: Frederic Rzewski

: The Early Music Show

Bach Cello Suites
1/2. Andrew Manze explores some of the problems facing cellists as they approach Bach's suites for solo cello. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Boris Papandopulo Passion According to St John
Soloists, Croatian National Theatre Split Male Choir, conducted by the composer 2.09 Rota Bassoon Concerto
2.28 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007 2.47 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) 3.27 Judith Weir String Quartet 3.39 Lassus Missa Osculetur Me
4.03 Grainger Hill-Song No 14.17 Handel Gentle Morpheus, Son of Night (Alceste) 4.26 Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor, D784 4.46 Ebner Trio in B flat 4.53 Khatchaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia 5.00 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 46 5.06 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F minor,
RV297 (Winter) (The Four Seasons) 5.15 Britten Phantasy in F minor 5.26 Verdi 0 Padre Nostro 5.34 Matusic Two Croatian Folk Songs 5.40 Einojuhani Rautavaara Regular Sets of Elements 5.53 Ravel String Quartet in F 6.23
Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat, H Vile 16.39 Malcolm Forsyth The Kora Dances 6.47 Janacek Sumarovo Dite


Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Judith Weir
Unknown: Dvorak Slavonic
Songs: Einojuhani Rautavaara
Unknown: Malcolm Forsyth
Unknown: Janacek Sumarovo Dite

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