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Highlights of the week

Week 30 19-25 July 2008

  Maverick violinist Nigel Kennedy

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BBC Concert Orchestra

Saturday 19 July on BBC RADIO 3

Maverick violinist Nigel Kennedy returns to the Proms to perform Elgar's Violin Concerto
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Alvin Hall's World Of Money – Commodities
Saturday 19 July on BBC RADIO 4

Financial guru Alvin Hall goes in search of safe investments
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Children Of The Olympic Bid
Sunday 20 July on BBC RADIO 4

Peter White reports on the 30 London teenagers who flanked Sebastian Coe as he presented London's bid for the 2012 Games
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The Lebrecht Interview – Natalie Dessay
Monday 21 July on BBC RADIO 3

Norman Lebrecht interviews critically acclaimed French soprano Natalie Dessay in the first of a new series
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Book Of The Week – The Atlantic Ocean
Monday 21 July on BBC RADIO 4

Leading essayist Andrew O'Hagan reads from his new collection charting the relationship between Britain and America
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BBC Jazz Awards 2008
Tuesday 22 July on BBC RADIO 2

Paul Gambaccini presents the BBC 2008 Jazz Awards, with performances by Chick Corea, Charlie Haden, John Taylor, Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine
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With Great Pleasure
Thursday 24 July on BBC RADIO 4

Film critic Mark Kermode explores a reading from William Blatty's novel, The Exorcist, in the first in a new series
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1xtra Loves Summer –
Westwood And Twin B From Malia

Friday 25 July on 1XTRA BBC

1Xtra brings listeners the biggest sounds of the summer over the coming weekends
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A Thousand Splendid Suns –
The Novel That Changed My Life

Friday 25 July on BBC RADIO 2

Cherie Blair nominates Khaled Hosseini's powerful novel
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Live At Womad 2008
Friday 25 July on BBC RADIO 4

Andrew McGregor presents the first of a weekend of broadcasts from the globe's leading festival of world music
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