Radio: Pick of the Day

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BERNARD WILLIAMS, the distinguished philosopher, discusses his enthusiasm for classical music in Private Passions (12noon R3), an interest that puts him in the company of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche ("an extremely bad composer"). His choices include Mozart, Elgar, Bach and Berg.

In Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now (7pm R2), the singer- songwriter (right) recalls some formative musical experiences in Canada and a career that has easily spanned four decades.

Graham Vick's new production of Schoenberg's unfinished opera Moses and Aaron is broadcast tonight from the New York Met in Opera on 3 (6.30pm R3). Philip Langridge and John Tomlinson take the leads.

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