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
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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
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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
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
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
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
Claire Martin talks to multi-instrumentalist
Byron Wallen about his new CD Meeting Ground, his first recording project for five years.
Geoffrey Smith presents listeners'jazz requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
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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
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
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Maddalena de Coigny:
La Contessa de Coigny:
Del Carlo (bass-Baritone)
Master of the Household:
Hovhaness Monadnock; Symphony No 8 (Arjuna) BBC Scottish SO, conductor Kenneth Young
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
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
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