Arianna by Alexander Goehr

Live From rhe Royal Opera House, Covem Garden, on Rad io 3, Samrday 23 September, 7-55 Pm Commissioned by rhe BBC For Fairest isle, Alexander Goehr's new opera is ser ro rhe o ri ginal rexr, daring From I6o8, oF a losr opera by Momeverdi. lvo r Bolron conducts and Susan G raham sin gs rhe rirl e role.

PerFormances sra rr Seprem ber I 5 For rickets ca ll 017 I 304 4000

In anticipation oF Arianna, an eveni ng oF Goehr and Monteverdi will be broadcast on September 22 ar 7.oopm.

Medea by Gavin Bryars (revised 1995 1/ersion)

3 November ar 7.oopm T he Tramway, Alberr Drive, G lasgow Broadcast live on Radio 3

Marryn Brabbins conducts rhe BBC Sconish Symphony O rchestra. Cast includes Majella Cullagh, Parrick Bardon and Gidon Saks.

For ri ckers ca ll OI4I 227 55 u

Radio 3's thriving association wirh rhe Royal Opera House, Covenr Garden, continues wirh broadcasts of Gotterdiimmerung (28 Ocrober), Fedora (2 December) and Mathis der Maler (28 November).

Fairest Isle Opera Matinees Thursdays at 1.02pm

Hugh the Dro1!er Vaughan Williams 7 September

Albert Herring Brirren I4 September

The Island Princess Daniel Purcell 2r September

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Thea Musgrave and Blond Eckbert Judirh Weir 23 November

Higglety-Piggfety Pop O liver Knussen 30 November

The Rape of Lucretia Brirren 7 December

Gloriana Brirren 14 December

Death in Venice Brirren 21 December

Tomjones Philidor 28 December

Further Fairest Isle Opera Broadcasts

Greek Mark-Anrhony Turnage r6 October

The Perfect Fool Holsr A new BBC recording 26 December (rbc)