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With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Handel Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie Dohnanyi Rhapsody in C, Op 11 No 3 Martin Roscoe (piano)
8.00-9.00: Bach Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV547 Gisbert Schneider (organ)
Massenet Scenes Dramatiques Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed] email: Address: Morning on 3, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA


Martin Handley.
William Christie Dohnanyi
Martin Roscoe
Gisbert Schneider
John Eliot Gardiner

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building Library: Martin Cotton recommends a recording of Berg's Violin Concerto from those currently available.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 Dermot Clinch reviews new piano recordings, including Bach from Angela Hewitt and Daniel Barenboim , and Liszt from Paul Lewis.
11.15 A report on yesterday's Gramophone
Awards, featuring interviews with some of the winners and excerpts from the winning discs.
11.45 The Listening Booth:
Your chance to request some of the latest
CD releases from the list on the programme website , this week focusing on the winners of the Gramophone Awards.
12.30 Disc of the Week:
An extended excerpt from the Gramophone Awards Disc of the Year. PHONE: [number removed] email: Text: [number removed] Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1, page 651


Andrew McGregor
Dermot Clinch
Angela Hewitt
Daniel Barenboim
Paul Lewis.

Orfeo andArianna
Andrew Manze examines Claudio Monteverdi 's first two operas, Orfeo and Arianna- the works that defined the genre of opera and ensured its survival and growth. Plus a look at I Fagiolini's new production. The Full Monteverdi.


Andrew Manze
Claudio Monteverdi

Cry Freedom
1/4. Kevin LeGendre celebrates thosejazz musicians who have used their music as a means of protest. With contributions from Archie Shepp , Max Roach , Hugh Masekela , Jayne Cortez , Don Byron , Dave Douglas and Gary Crosby. Producer Kathryn Willgress


Kevin Legendre
Archie Shepp
Max Roach
Hugh Masekela
Jayne Cortez
Don Byron
Dave Douglas
Gary Crosby.
Kathryn Willgress

The poet Werther is gripped by an obsessive love for Charlotte, who has already decided to marry someone else. She eventually begins to reciprocate his feelings - but is it too late for them? Massenet's lyrical Goethe setting is given a new production by French film director Benoît Jacquot . Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano Actl
7.45 Interval: Opera Box
Stephanie Hughes talks to opera historian Sarah Lenton about the story of Werther, which not only inspired Massenet's opera but also started a fashion craze amongst the young men of 19th-century England. And
French music expert Roger Nicholls takes a closer look at Massenet himself.
8.10 Act 2
8.45 Interval: The Silence
Just what went on in Gothenburg? A short story by Julian Barnes , read by Ian McDiarmid.
9.10 Acts 3 and 4


Benoît Jacquot
Presented By:
Stephanie Hughes.
Antonio Pappano
Stephanie Hughes
Sarah Lenton
Roger Nicholls
Story By:
Julian Barnes
Read By:
Ian McDiarmid.
Marcelo Alvarez (tenor)
Ruxandra Donose (mezzo)
Ludovic Tezier (baritone)
Sally Matthews (soprano)
The Bailli:
Jonathan Veira (bass-Baritone)
Gilles Ragon (tenor)
Darren Jeffery (bass-Baritone)

60th Birthdays: Michael Nyman and John Tavener
Robert Worby talks to Michael Nyman about his life and career.
Michael Nyman Trombone Concerto
Christian Lindberg , BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer
JohnTavener Schuon Lieder (first performance: Cheltenham Festival 2004) Patricia Rozario (soprano), Schubert Ensemble


Michael Nyman
John Tavener
Robert Worby
Michael Nyman
Michael Nyman
Christian Lindberg
Patricia Rozario

Presented by Susan Sharpe.

Johanna Koslowsky (soprano), Musica Alta Ripa

Handel Trio Sonata in B flat, Op 2 No 3; Pensieri Nottumi di Filli: Trio Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 5a; Agrippina Condotta a Morire; Trio Sonata in C minor, Op 2 No 1a

2.05 Brahms Four Ballades, Op 10

2.25 Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135

2.55 Stanford The Haven, Op 127 No 4

2.55 Lovelock Sinfonia Concertante

3.15 Arensky Suite No 1 in F for two pianos, Op 15

3.35 Nicolai Mass in D

4.05 Debussy L'isle Joyeuse

4.10 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 7 No 2

4.20 Manchicourt Nunc Enim si Centum Lingue Sint

4.30 Vladigerov Vardar, Op 16

4.45 Strauss Es gibt ein Reich (Ariadne auf Naxos)

4.50 De Boeck Fantasy on Two Flemish Folk Songs

5.00 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in C, RV88

5.05 Sweelinck Regina Coeli

5.10 Glazunov Gavotte in D, Op 49 No 3

5.15 Noskowski Gypsy Dance: Ukrainian Dance (A Hut beyond the Village)

5.30 Zarzycki Mazurka in G, Op 26

5.35 Liszt Polonaise No 2 in E

5.45 Bruhns Wohl dem, der den Herren furchtet

5.55 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon

6.00 Delibes Couplets de Nilacantha (Lakme)

6.05 Haydn Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, H XVI 36

6.20 Strauss Metamorphosen

6.50 Poulenc Litanies a la Vierge Noire


Susan Sharpe

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