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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Sullivan Overture: The Yeomen of the Guard Pro Arte Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent
Haydn Piano Sonata in B flat, H XVI 41 Marc-Andre Hamelin
8.00-9.00: Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K113
Scottish CO, conductor Alexander Janiczek
For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/breakfast on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk Address: Breakfast, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Mozart Divertimento
Conductor: Alexander Janiczek

: CD Review

Presented by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library David Fanning explores available recordings of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5 in E minor.
10.45 Graeme Kay reviews recent CDs of organ music recorded in Mallorca, New York and Carlisle and on some of the historic organs of south London.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Hindemith String Quartet No 4, Op 22 Zehetmair Quartet
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.


Presented By: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Graeme Kay

: Music Matters

Christophe Rousset talks about playing Baroque music the French way, and the secrets behind the success of his group Les Talens Lyriques. Petroc
Trelawny explores the viola, taking as a starting point a new biography of Lionel Tertis by John White. Plus a preview of Britten's opera, Owen Wingrave , conceived for television but about to be staged at the Royal Opera House's Linbury Studio Theatre. Producer Emma Bloxham


Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Unknown: Lionel Tertis
Unknown: John White.
Unknown: Owen Wingrave
Producer: Emma Bloxham

: The Early Music Show

Mr and Mrs Hasse. The programme profiles
German-born composer Johann Adolf Hasse , who married the celebrated mezzo
Faustina Bordoni. Hasse enjoyed great success both at home in Germany and in Italy, but his reputation was short-lived. Lucie Skeaping plays chamber, vocal and orchestral music by Hasse, and recounts some tales of his wife's reputation in the opera house. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Mrs Hasse.
Unknown: Johann Adolf Hasse
Unknown: Faustina Bordoni.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From London's Wigmore Hall. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes. Juilliard Quartet
Bartok String Quartet No 3
Schubert String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: World Routes

Serena Owusua Dankwa celebrates the 50th anniversary of Ghanaian independence with recorded performances featuring Ghana's oldest gospel group, founded in the 1880s, and Batman Samini , voted Best African Act in last year's Mobo awards. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Serena Owusua Dankwa
Unknown: Batman Samini
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Line-Up

A tribute to Ella Fitzgerald , who would have been 90 years old this week, and a preview of the 2007 BBC Jazz Awards, including the nominations for each of the categories. With Claire Martin.


Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Claire Martin.

: 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
3/3. Linton Chiswick presents the final programme focusing on Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw 's highly innovative small group recordings, which pushed swing to its limits and laid the foundations for bebop. Linton also examines how both musicians risked their careers by employing black musicians at a time when a rigid colour bar was still the norm.


Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Artie Shaw

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met Giulio Cesare

Margaret Juntwait presents Handel's Giulio Cesare, live from New York.
The 1st-century-BC love affair between Julius Caesar and Cleopatra was Handel's inspiration for one of his most compelling operas. The sumptuous score is as enthralling today as it was when first performed nearly 300 years ago.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Harry Bicket
8.00 Met Opera Quiz
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, [address removed] or via [web address removed].
8.20 Act Two
9.20 Interval: Beyond the Gilded Stage
6/6. The Globalisation of Opera
Writer Daniel Snowman brings his story of the social history of opera up to the present - and perhaps beyond.
9.45 Act Three
RT DIRECT: Handel's Giulio Cesare (4 CDs), with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Tatiana Troyanos and the Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Karl Richter, is available for £18.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections to: [address removed] or call the orderline on [number removed] (national rate), or visit [web address removed] Quote ref. UK delivery only


Unknown: Margaret Juntwait
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Unknown: Daniel Snowman
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Tatiana Troyanos
Conducted By: Karl Richter.
Giulio Cesare: David Daniels (countertenor)
Curio: Trevor Scheunemann (baritone)
Cornelia: Patricia Bardon (mezzo)
Sesto: Alice Coote (mezzo)
Cleopatra Ruth: Ann Swenson (soprano)
Tolomeo: Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Achilla: Wayne Tigges (bass-Baritone)
Nireno: Michael Maniaci (soprano)

: Hear and Now

Ligeti Remembered
Ivan Hewett presents a concert given in memory of Hungarian-born composer Gyorgi Ligeti.
Claire Booth (soprano), Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), London Sinfonietta, conductor George Benjamin
Liqeti Ramifications; Melodien
Oliver Knussen Requiem - Songs for Sue Alexander Goehr Behold the Sun Llqeti Piano Concerto


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Gyorgi Ligeti.
Conductor: George Benjamin
Unknown: Alexander Goehr

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Christian Tetzlaff (violin), conductor Ilan Volkov Stuart MacRae Stirling Choruses; Violin Concerto


Conductor: Ilan Volkov
Conductor: Stuart MacRae

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain. Mozart Symphony No 41 in K551 (Jupiter) City of London Sinfonia, conductor Paul Daniel 1.37 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor
2.26 Strauss Die Gdttin im Putzzimmer 2.32 Britten
Piano Concerto 3.06 Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 71 No 13.28 Stanford When Mary thro' the Garden Went, Op 127 No 3 3.31 Pearsall Lay a Garland on Her Hearse
3.35 Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34 4.00 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia 4.07 Kodaly Mountain Nights 3 and 4 4.14 Bach Keyboard Concerto in A, BWV1055
4.29 Graeme Koehne Gothic Toccata 4.35 Boccherini Cello Concerto No 6 in D, G479 4.52 Glinka Overture in D
5.00 Janacek Mladi 5.20 Tippett Five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time) 5.32 Abel Symphony in A, Op 10 No 6
5.44 Enescu Violin Sonata No 2in F minor, Op 6 6.06 Mozart Overture: Der Schauspieldirektor 6.11 Tchaikovsky
Dumka - Russian Rustic Scene 6.21 Josquin Desprez Ave Maria.... Virgo Serena 6.27 Bach Flute Sonata in A, BWV1032 6.42 A Ferrabosco Pavan and Fantasie
6.49 Rossini Overture: La Gazza Ladra


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Unknown: Strauss Die Gdttin
Unknown: Graeme Koehne
Unknown: Janacek Mladi
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Virgo Serena

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