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Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Chopin Fantaisie in F minor, Op 49 Stravinsky Ebony Concerto
8.00-9.00: Bach, transcr Gwilt Trio Sonata No 6 in G, BWV530 Kodaly Dances of Galanta For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/morningon3 on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed]
(calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: morningon3@bbc.co.uk Address: Morning on 3, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London WlA 1AA

Contributors

Presented By:
Martin Handley.
Unknown:
Chopin Fantaisie

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library Patrick O'Connor reviews the currently available recordings of Verdi's Don Carlos and picks his favourite.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.50 Harriet Smith reviews recent recordings of piano music, including works by Bach and Beethoven performed by Vladimir Ashkenazy andMitsukoUchida.
11.20 Russian conductor Yakov Kreizberg talks to Andrew McGregor about his early training in the Soviet Union, his championing of music by Franz Schmidt and Bertold Goldschmidt , and teaching the Viennese to waltz to his latest disc of Johann Strauss with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.
11.55 The Listening Booth Your chance to request some of the latest CD releases from the list on the programme website .
12.30 Disc of the Week: Hummel Piano Trio No 5 in E, Op 83 Voces Intimae 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) Discdetails are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Unknown:
Patrick O'Connor
Unknown:
Don Carlos
Unknown:
Harriet Smith
Unknown:
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor:
Yakov Kreizberg
Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Music By:
Franz Schmidt
Music By:
Bertold Goldschmidt
Unknown:
Johann Strauss

Michelangelo. 1/2. On the opening weekend of the British Museum's new exhibition, Michelangelo Drawings, Catherine Bott and the curator Hugo Chapman discuss the artist's early years and explore the music that would have surrounded him in late 15th- and early 16th-century Italy. Concludes tomorrow at 1pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Catherine Bott
Unknown:
Hugo Chapman

Pee Wee's Blues
1/2. Michael Pointon marks the centenary of jazz clarinettist Pee Wee Russell's birth with a profile of his career. Today a look at his beginnings in St Louis and Chicago in the early 1920s, and the "Nicksieland" years playing at Nick's Club in New York. Producer David Perry
RT DIRECT: Pee Wee Russell with Alex Welsh and His Band is available on CD for £12.99 including p&p. To order, send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref:[number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Pointon
Producer:
David Perry
Unknown:
Alex Welsh

Luisa Miller
Luisa loves Rodolfo. But who is he? Is he promised to another? And what dreadful secret lurks in the shadows? These are the classic ingredients of a Verdi tragedy.
Presented from New York by Margaret Juntwait.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Maurizio Benini Act1
7.35 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Steven Blier puts listeners' questions to Evans Mirageas , Fred Plotkin and Karen Stone.
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station, PO Box 805, New York. NY 10150, USA, or via bbc.co.uk/radio3
8.00 Act 2
8.45 Interval: Opera Box
Stephanie Hughes is joined by opera director
Francesca Zambello to explore the place of the Metropolitan Opera in the life of New York City.
9.10 Act 3
RT DIRECT: A Royal Opera House production of Verdi's Luisa Miller , conducted by Lorin Maazel , is available for E14.99 including p&p (on 2 CDs). To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Luisa Miller
Unknown:
Margaret Juntwait.
Conductor:
Maurizio Benini
Unknown:
Steven Blier
Unknown:
Evans Mirageas
Unknown:
Fred Plotkin
Unknown:
Karen Stone.
Unknown:
Stephanie Hughes
Director:
Francesca Zambello
Unknown:
Luisa Miller
Conducted By:
Lorin Maazel
Luisa:
Veronica Villarroel (soprano)
Rodolfo:
Neil Shicoff (tenor)
Miller, Luisa's father:
Carlos Alvarez (baritone)
Count Walter:
James Morris (bass)
Wurm:
Phillip Ens (bass)
Federica:
Irina Mishura (mezzo)
Laura:
Tamara Mumford (mezzo)

Ian McMillan launches a competition about writing the crucial first two pages of a novel.
Tim Lott takes the lead by exclusively beginning one of his own. And suburban-gothic poet
Suzanne Andrade puts a forbidding and surreal world to words and music. Producer Ariane Koek

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian McMillan
Unknown:
Tim Lott
Unknown:
Suzanne Andrade
Producer:
Ariane Koek

GMT
Robert Worby introduces a studio session by the Michael Nyman Band, playing Nyman's new BBC commission for Mozart year, Revisiting the Don, and they're joined by mezzo Hilary Summers for Nyman's Six Ce/an Songs. And, recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, in October, the London Sinfonietta with Synergy Voices and Sound Intermedia, conducted by Jurjen Hempel , perform Writing on Water by David Lang and librettist Peter Greenaway , commissioned to mark the bicentenary of Nelson's victory at Trafalgar, and De Staat by Louis Andriessen.

Contributors

Introduces:
Robert Worby
Unknown:
Hilary Summers
Unknown:
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Conducted By:
Jurjen Hempel
Unknown:
David Lang
Unknown:
Peter Greenaway
Unknown:
Louis Andriessen.

With John Shea.
Mahler Symphony No 6 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
3.24 BST Debussy Préludes, Book 1 (excerpts)
3.39 BST Franck Cello Sonata in A 4.07 BST Schreker Fantastic Overture 4.17 BST Biber Harmonia Romana
4.31 BST Handel Lascia Ch'lo Pianga (Rinaldo)
4.35 BST Kreisler 0, Sanctissima 4.39 BST Tormis Spring Sketches 4.42 BST Beethoven Overture: King
Stefan 4.50 BST Rachmaninov Prelude in G sharp minor, Op 32 No 12 4.53 BST Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila
5.00 BST Bach Violin Partita No 1 in B minor, BWV1002
5.19 BST Wilkinson Salve Regina 5.34 BST Tchaikovsky Theme and Variations in F, Op 19 No 6 5.44 BST Mozart
Serenaded D, KV239 (Serenata Nottuma) 5^6 BST Schubert Notturno in E flat, D8976.06 BST Puccini Che Gelida
Manina (La Boheme) 6.10 BST Puccini String Quartet in D
6.19 BST Butterworth A Shropshire Lad 6.30 BST Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66

Contributors

Unknown:
John Shea.
Conductor:
Mariss Jansons
Unknown:
Wilkinson Salve Regina

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