BBC Radio 3's Music Nation

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Michael Torke's Javelin, composed for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Michael Torke's Javelin, composed for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

JS Bach: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042. Alina Ibragimova makes her Academy of Ancient Music debut in a programme which vividly charts groundbreaking developments in the role of the violin as a solo instrument.

JS Bach: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042. Alina Ibragimova makes her Academy of Ancient Music debut in a programme which vividly charts groundbreaking developments in the role of the violin as a solo instrument.

James MacMillan: Seraph. At Christ Church in Cockermouth, Cumbria, the Scottish Ensemble are joined south of the border by English trumpeter Alison Balsom. 3 March 2012.

James MacMillan: Seraph. At Christ Church in Cockermouth, Cumbria, the Scottish Ensemble are joined south of the border by English trumpeter Alison Balsom. 3 March 2012.

An orchestral suite composed by Vaughn Williams for the film Scott of The Antartic with words read by Hugh Bonneville. The suite is performed by the City of London Sinfonia accompanied by Soprano soloist katherine watson and is conducted by Stephen Layton. Performed as part of BBC Radio 3's Music Nation on 4 March 2012.

An orchestral suite composed by Vaughn Williams for the film Scott of The Antartic with words read by Hugh Bonneville. The suite is performed by the City of London Sinfonia accompanied by Soprano soloist katherine watson and is conducted by Stephen Layton. Performed as part of BBC Radio 3's Music Nation on 4 March 2012.

The Choir; Voices Now, 5pm Sunday. BBC Singers, Berkshire Youth Choir, Choir with No Name, Finchley Chamber Choir, Hertfordshire County Youth Choir, Ifield Community College Choir, Maspindzeli Georgian Choir.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01cvmhz

The Choir; Voices Now, 5pm Sunday. BBC Singers, Berkshire Youth Choir, Choir with No Name, Finchley Chamber Choir, Hertfordshire County Youth Choir, Ifield Community College Choir, Maspindzeli Georgian Choir. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01cvmhz

Petroc Trelawny introduces music from Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet.

Petroc Trelawny introduces music from Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet.

Oliver Knussen's reworking of Purcell, written in 1995 to mark the 300th anniversary of Purcell's death. Performed by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group on 3 March 2012.

Oliver Knussen's reworking of Purcell, written in 1995 to mark the 300th anniversary of Purcell's death. Performed by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group on 3 March 2012.

Bernstein's Symphonic Dances (Westside Story) performed by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in Hanley on 3 March 2012.

Bernstein's Symphonic Dances (Westside Story) performed by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in Hanley on 3 March 2012.

Night Shift - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, 10pm Sunday. Music Nation joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for one of their unique 'Night Shift' events, presenting great classical music in a relaxed late night setting. Tonight Alistair Appleton introduces an all Bach programme.

Night Shift - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, 10pm Sunday. Music Nation joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for one of their unique 'Night Shift' events, presenting great classical music in a relaxed late night setting. Tonight Alistair Appleton introduces an all Bach programme.

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture. Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces a celebratory concert inspired by the Olympics.

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture. Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces a celebratory concert inspired by the Olympics.

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