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BBC Music Magazine - - Contents - FOR WEEKLY TV & RA­DIO CHOICES GO TO WWW.CLAS­SI­CAL MU­SIC.COM

1 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12.15pm Record Re­view – Build­ing a Li­brary

12.15-1pm Mu­sic Mat­ters 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema

4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-10pm Opera on 3 live from the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera, New York. Boito Me­fistofele. Chris­tian Van Horn (Me­fistofele), Michael Fabi­ano (Faust), An­gela Meade (Margherita), Jen­nifer Check (He­len of Troy), Or­ches­tra of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera/ Joseph Colaneri 10pm-12 mid­night Hear and Now 12 mid­night-1am Ge­of­frey Smith’s Jazz

2 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Daniel Evans, ac­tor and di­rec­tor 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert (rpt) 2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song

A Ser­vice for Ad­vent with Carols from the Chapel of St John’s Col­lege, Cam­bridge 4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The Lis­ten­ing Ser­vice

5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day Fea­ture Tales from the Caspian

Sea (Part 1)

7.30-9pm Drama on 3 9-10.30pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert 10.30-12 mid­night

Early Mu­sic Late

CHOICE 12 mid­night12.30am

Clas­si­cal Fix

3 MON­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Saint-saëns

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert live from Wig­more Hall, Lon­don. Chopin Bal­lade No. 1 in G mi­nor, Bal­lade No. 2 in F, Bal­lade

No. 3 in A flat, Bal­lade No. 4 in F mi­nor, Liszt Bal­lade No. 2 in B mi­nor. Lara Melda (pi­ano) 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in

Con­cert from Sage Gateshead. Beethoven Co­ri­olan Over­ture, Schu­mann Sym­phony No. 4, Brahms Pi­ano Con­certo No. 1. Royal North­ern Sin­fo­nia/

Lars Vogt (pi­ano)

10-10.45pm Mu­sic Mat­ters 10.45-11pm The Es­say The Lost World of the EP

11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

4 TUES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Saint-saëns

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert from Bath Mozart Fest. An­gela He­witt (pi­ano), Lon­don Winds, Michael Mchale (pi­ano), Bel­cea Quar­tet

2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from Ul­ster Hall, Belfast. Strauss Le bour­geois gen­til­homme, Shostakovich Sym­phony No. 8. Tamás Koc­sis (vi­o­lin), Ul­ster Or­ches­tra/rafael Pa­yare 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say The Lost World of the EP

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

5 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Saint-saëns

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert from Bath Mozart Fest. An­gela He­witt (pi­ano), Lon­don Winds, Michael Mchale (pi­ano) 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song live from Bris­tol Cathe­dral 4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert live from the Queen Eliz­a­beth Hall, Lon­don. Win­ter Lights. Do­brinka Tabakova Or­pheus’ Comet, Anne Dud­ley North­ern Lights, Guy Barker Trum­pet Con­certo (The Lan­terne of Light), Jonny Green­wood

Suite from Nor­we­gian Wood, Sarah Jenk­ins new work (world pre­miere), Do­brinka Tabakova new work (world pre­miere). Ali­son Bal­som (trum­pet),

BBC Con­cert Or­ches­tra/ Bramwell Tovey

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

The Lost World of the EP 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

6 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Saint-saëns

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert from Bath Mozart Fest. An­gela He­witt (pi­ano), Lon­don Winds, Michael Mchale (pi­ano)

2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert live from St David’s Hall,

Cardiff. Han­del Mes­siah. Kather­ine Wat­son (so­prano), Iestyn Davies (coun­tertenor), Gwilym Bowen (tenor), Neal Davies (bass-bari­tone), BBC Na­tional Or­ches­tra of Wales/ Stephen Lay­ton

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

The Lost World of the EP 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

7 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Saint-saëns

1-3pm Lunchtime Con­cert from Bath Mozart Fest. An­gela He­witt (pi­ano), Lon­don Winds,

Michael Mchale (pi­ano)

3-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from the Vic­to­ria Rooms, Bris­tol. Stravin­sky Suite: Pul­cinella, Wal­ton Cello Con­certo, Shostakovich Sym­phony No. 1. Jo­hannes Moser (cello), Bournemouth So/kir­ill Kara­bits 10-11pm The Verb

11pm-1am Mu­sic Planet

8 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast 9am-12.15pm Record Re­view – Build­ing a Li­brary

12.15-1pm Mu­sic Mat­ters 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema 4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-10pm Opera on 3 live from the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera, New York. Puc­cini Il trit­tico. Marcelo Ál­varez (Luigi), Am­ber Wag­ner (Gior­getta), Kris­tine Opo­lais (Suor An­gel­ica), Plá­cido Domingo (Gianni Schic­chi), Stephanie Blythe (Fru­gola), Ge­orge Gag­nidze (Michele), Mau­r­izio Mu­raro (Talpa), Mau­reen Mckay

(Sis­ter Gen­ovi­effa), Kristina Mkhi­taryan (Lau­retta), Atalla Ayan (Rin­uc­cio), Or­ches­tra of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera/ Ber­trand de Billy

10pm-12 mid­night

Hear and Now

12 mid­night-1am

Ge­of­frey Smith’s Jazz

9 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Lubaina Himid, artist (rpt) 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert from Wig­more Hall, Lon­don. Chopin Bal­lade No. 1 in G mi­nor, Bal­lade No. 2 in F, Bal­lade No. 3 in A flat, Bal­lade No. 4 in F mi­nor, Liszt Bal­lade No. 2. Lara Melda (pi­ano) (rpt)

2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song from Bris­tol Cathe­dral (rpt) 4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The

Lis­ten­ing Ser­vice

5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day Fea­ture Tales from the Caspian

Sea (Part 2)

7.30-9pm Drama on 3 9-10.30pm Bri­tish

Com­poser Awards from the Bri­tish Mu­seum, Lon­don 10.30-12 mid­night

Early Mu­sic Late

CHOICE 12 mid­night12.30am

Clas­si­cal Fix

10 MON­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schu­bert: School­days (rpt)

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert live from Wig­more Hall, Lon­don. Brahms Vi­o­lin Sonata No. 1 in G, Ysaÿe Vi­o­lin Sonata in E mi­nor, John Adams Road Movies. Au­gustin Hadelich (vi­o­lin), Charles Owen (pi­ano)

2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from the Royal Fes­ti­val Hall, Lon­don. Strauss Suite: Der Rosenkava­lier, Four Last

Songs, Eine Alpensin­fonie. So­phie Be­van (so­prano), Phil­har­mo­nia Or­ches­tra/ Santtu-ma­tias Rou­vali 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

Writ­ing Mu­sic

11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

11 TUES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schu­bert: Com­pos­ing for Money (rpt) 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from the Royal Fes­ti­val Hall, Lon­don. Schu­bert Sonata in A mi­nor, Pi­ano Sonata in C ‘Reliquie’, Sonata in B flat. Mit­suko Uchida (pi­ano) 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

Writ­ing Mu­sic

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

12 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schu­bert: Friends and Un­fin­ished Busi­ness (rpt)

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert

2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song live from St Stephen Wal­brook, Lon­don with the Choral Schol­ars of St Mar­tin-in-the-fields 4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from the Royal Fes­ti­val Hall, Lon­don. Chang­ing Faces: Stravin­sky’s Jour­ney. Stravin­sky Vari­a­tions (Al­dous Hux­ley in Memo­riam), Threni, Tango,

Be­rio Sin­fo­nia. Eliz­a­beth Ather­ton (so­prano), Maria Ostroukhova (mezzo-so­prano), Thomas Walker (tenor), Joel Wil­liams (tenor), Theodore Platt (bari­tone), Clive Bay­ley (bass), The Swingles, Lon­don Phil­har­monic Choir, Lon­don Phil­har­monic Or­ches­tra/ Vladimir Jurowski

10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

Writ­ing Mu­sic

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

13 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schu­bert: Joy­less and Friend­less (rpt)

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert live from the Tem­ple Church, Lon­don. Tem­ple Win­ter Fes­ti­val. Palest­rina Hodie Chris­tus na­tus est, Missa Hodie Chris­tus na­tus est, Nico Muhly new work, Nes­bett Mag­ni­fi­cat, Byrd Lul­laby, Prae­to­rius Mag­ni­fi­cat V (with In dulci ju­bilo). Tal­lis Schol­ars/peter Phillips 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say

Writ­ing Mu­sic

11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

14 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schu­bert: Pen­ni­less and ill (rpt)

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert live from Vic­to­ria Hall, Han­ley. Mozart Sym­phony No. 35, Saint-saëns Cello Con­certo

No. 1, Tchaikovsky An­dante cantabile Op. 11a, Beethoven Sym­phony No. 4. Leonard Elschen­broich (cello), BBC Phil­har­monic/ben Ger­non 10-10.45pm The Verb 10.45-11pm The Es­say

15 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast 9am-12.15pm Record Re­view – Build­ing a Li­brary

12.15-1pm Mu­sic Mat­ters 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema 4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-9.30pm Opera on 3 live from the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera, New York. Verdi La travi­ata. Diana Dam­rau (Vi­o­letta), Juan Diego Flórez (Al­fredo), Quinn Kelsey (Gior­gio Ger­mont), Michael Mayer (di­rec­tor), Or­ches­tra of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera/yan­nick Nézet-séguin 9.30-10pm Be­tween the Ears The Si­lence of the Lambs 10pm-12 mid­night

Hear and Now 12 mid­night-1am

Ge­of­frey Smith’s Jazz

16 SUN­DAY

EURO­PEAN BROAD­CAST­ING UNION CHRIST­MAS

MU­SIC DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Mark Mor­ris, au­thor

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert from Wig­more Hall, Lon­don. Brahms Vi­o­lin Sonata No. 1 in G, Ysaÿe Vi­o­lin Sonata in E mi­nor, John Adams Road Movies. Au­gustin Hadelich (vi­o­lin), Charles Owen (pi­ano) (rpt) 2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song from St Stephen Wal­brook, Lon­don with the Choral Schol­ars of St Mar­tin-in-the-fields (rpt)

4-9pm Christ­mas Mu­sic from the EBU

9-10.30pm Drama on 3 10.30-11.30pm

Early Mu­sic Late

17 MON­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Rim­sky-ko­r­sakov 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert live from Wig­more Hall, Lon­don. Mozart Ser­e­nade in B flat ‘Gran Par­tita’. Ensem­ble Ze­firo

2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert 10-10.45pm Mu­sic

Mat­ters (rpt)

10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

18 TUES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Rim­sky-ko­r­sakov 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert live from the Bar­bican Hall, Lon­don. Ro­ma­nian Rhap­sody. Brahms Vi­o­lin Con­certo, De­bussy Im­ages, Enescu Ro­ma­nian Rhap­sody No. 1. Leonidas Kavakos (vi­o­lin), Lon­don Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/si­mon Rat­tle 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

19 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Rim­sky-ko­r­sakov 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song live from Bath Abbey

4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from the Na­tional Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts in Bei­jing, as part of the BBC Na­tional Or­ches­tra of Wales’s tour of China. Rossini Over­ture to L’ital­iana in Al­geri, Mozart Flute and Harp Con­certo in C, Dvoˇrák Sym­phony No. 8. Matthew Feather­stone (flute), Shi­meng Sun (harp), BBC Na­tional Or­ches­tra of Wales/xian Zhang 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

20 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Rim­sky-ko­r­sakov 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from the Mu­sic Hall, Aberdeen. Re­open­ing Gala Con­cert of the Mu­sic Hall. Prokofiev Suite: Lieu­tenant Kijé, Grieg Pi­ano Con­certo, Si­belius Sym­phony No. 2. Alice Sara Ott (pi­ano), BBC Scot­tish Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/alpesh Chauhan 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

21 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Rim­sky-ko­r­sakov 1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-7pm In Tune

7-7.30pm In Tune Mix­tape 7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from Saf­fron Hall, Saf­fron Walden. Vaughan Wil­liams Fan­ta­sia on Christ­mas Carols, Philip Lane Was­sail Dances, Trad Ding Dong! Mer­rily on

High, Once in Royal David’s

City, O Come, All Ye Faith­ful, Philip Ledger Still, still, still

Bob Chilcott Mid-win­ter, The Twelve Days of Christ­mas, The Shep­herd’s Carol, John Rut­ter Star Carol, What Sweeter Mu­sic, Je­sus Child, Shep­herd’s Pipe Carol, Leroy An­der­son Sleigh Ride. BBC Singers, BBC

Con­cert Or­ches­tra/john

Rut­ter, Bob Chilcott

10-10.45pm The Verb 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-1am Mu­sic Planet

22 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast 9am-12.15pm Record Re­view – Build­ing a Li­brary

12.15-1pm Mu­sic Mat­ters 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema

4-5pm Jazz Record Re­quests 5-6.30pm J to Z

6.30-9.30pm Opera on 3 live from the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera, New York. Puc­cini La Fan­ci­ulla del West. Eva-maria West­broek (Min­nie), Jonas Kauf­mann

(Dick Johnson), eljko Luˇci´c (Jack Rance), Carlo Bosi (Nick), Michael Todd Simp­son (Sonora), Matthew Rose (Ashby),

Oren Gradus (Jake Wal­lace), Or­ches­tra of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera/marco Ar­mil­iato 9.30-10pm Be­tween the Ears

A Mes­sage from the Moon 10pm-12 mid­night

Hear and Now

12 mid­night-1am

Ge­of­frey Smith’s Jazz

23 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Eric Idle (co­me­dian)

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert from Wig­more Hall, Lon­don. Mozart Ser­e­nade in B flat ‘Gran Par­tita’. Ensem­ble Ze­firo (rpt)

2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song from Bath Abbey (rpt)

4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The

Lis­ten­ing Ser­vice

5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day

Fea­ture The Win­ter For­est 7.30-9pm Drama on 3

Sea Long­ing 9-10.30pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert 10.30-11.30pm

Early Mu­sic Late

24 MON­DAY CHRIST­MAS EVE

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics

12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schütz

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert CHOICE 2-5pm Win­ter Walk with travel writer Ho­ra­tio Clare, who wan­ders freely into the for­est, start­ing at the vil­lage of Holzbronn in the Black For­est, west of Stuttgart. The walk will be ac­com­pa­nied by Schu­bert’s song cy­cle Win­ter­reise and Mahler’s epic or­ches­tral songs.

5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

7.30-10pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert from the Bar­bican Hall, Lon­don. Ber­lioz L’en­fance du Christ. Karen Cargill (mezzo-so­prano), Robert Mur­ray (tenor), Eti­enne Dupuis (bari­tone), Matthew Rose (bass), BBC Sym­phony Cho­rus, BBC Sym­phony Or­ches­tra/ed­ward Gard­ner 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

25 TUES­DAY CHRIST­MAS DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schütz

1-2pm Sean Raf­ferty at home with Bryn Ter­fel

CHOICE 2-2.30pm A Fes­ti­val of Nine Lessons and Carols from King’s Col­lege, Cam­bridge

2.30-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

7.30-10pm Proms 2018 (rpt) 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

26 WED­NES­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schütz

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-3.30pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 3.30-4.30pm Choral Even­song from the Chapel of Mer­ton Col­lege, Ox­ford

4.30-5pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New

Gen­er­a­tion Artists

7.30-10pm Proms 2018 (rpt) 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Late Junc­tion

27 THURS­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schütz

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New Gen­er­a­tion Artists 7.30-10pm Proms 2018 (rpt) 10-10.45pm Free Think­ing 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12 mid­night Ex­po­sure 12 mid­night-12.30am

Late Junc­tion

28 FRI­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Schütz

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 2-5pm Af­ter­noon Con­cert 5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New Gen­er­a­tion Artists 7.30-10pm Proms 2018 (rpt) 10-10.45pm The Verb 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-1am Mu­sic Planet

29 SATUR­DAY

7-9am Break­fast 9am-12.15pm Record Re­view – Build­ing a Li­brary

12.15-1pm Mu­sic Mat­ters 1-3pm In­side Mu­sic

3-4pm Sound of Cin­ema 4-10pm Opera on 3 from the Royal Opera House, Lon­don. Wag­ner Göt­ter­däm­merung. Ste­fan Vinke (Siegfried), Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde), Markus But­ter (Gun­ther), Stephen Milling (Ha­gen), Emily Magee (Gutrune), Karen Cargill (Wal­traute), Jo­hannes Mar­tin Krän­zle (Al­berich), Clau­dia Huckle (First Norn), Ir­m­gard Vils­maier (Se­cond Norn), Lise David­sen (Third Norn), Lauren Fa­gan (Woglinde), Rachael Lloyd (Well­gunde), An­gela Simkin (Flosshilde), Or­ches­tra and Cho­rus of the Royal Opera House/an­to­nio Pap­pano 10pm-12 mid­night

Hear and Now 12 mid­night-1am

Ge­of­frey Smith’s Jazz

30 SUN­DAY

7-9am Break­fast

9am-12 noon Sun­day Morn­ing 12 noon-1pm Pri­vate Pas­sions Va­lerie Sin­gle­ton, TV and ra­dio pre­sen­ter

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert (rpt) 2-3pm The Early Mu­sic Show 3-4pm Choral Even­song from the Chapel of Mer­ton Col­lege, Ox­ford (rpt)

4-5pm Choir and Or­gan 5-5.30pm The Lis­ten­ing Weekly TV & ra­dio high­lights

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5.30-6.45pm Words and Mu­sic 6.45-7.30pm Sun­day Fea­ture Lit­er­ary Pur­suits: Les Misérables 7.30-9pm Drama on 3 9-10.30pm Ra­dio 3 in Con­cert 10.30-11.30pm

Early Mu­sic Late

31 MON­DAY

6.30-9am Break­fast 9am-12 noon

Es­sen­tial Clas­sics 12 noon-1pm Com­poser of the Week Gersh­win

1-2pm Lunchtime Con­cert 5-6.15pm Words and Mu­sic 6.15-7.30pm New Gen­er­a­tion Artists 7.30-10pm Proms 2018 (rpt) 10.45-11pm The Es­say 11pm-12.30am Jazz Now

Cel­e­brat­ing a cen­tury: King’s Col­lege cho­ris­ters re­hears­ing for the Fes­ti­val of Nine Lessons and Carols

A Grieg gala: Alice Sara Ott (20 De­cem­ber)

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