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A journey around the world of fine music from the Renaissance to the 21st Century: sometimes relaxing, sometimes stimulating, always enjoyable.

 

 

Ian Sloane

Mariese Shallard


17th September

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10th September

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3rd September

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  • Telemann: Viola concerto in G. Jacqueline Cronin, vla., National Academy of Music Orch.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony for strings, No.10 in B minor. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Mozart: Overture - Magic Flute, K620. Australian Opera and Ballet Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien, Op.45. New York PO/Dimitri Mitropoulos.
  • Grainger: Molly on the Shore. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Copland: Billy the Kid
  • Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op.24. Dawn Upshaw, sop., Orch of St Luke's/David Zinman.
  • Sullivan (arr. Mackerras): Pineapple Poll Suite (excerpts). London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Walker: The unicorn. Sally Whitwell, pno., Gondwana Voices, Ensemble/Mark O'Leary.
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  • 27th August

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  • Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Bernstein: Leonard Bernstein Medley. Barbara Cook, voc., /Wally Harper.
  • Ponchielli: Il convegno, Op.78. The Clarinotts, Wiener Virtuosen.
  • Martinu: Variations on a Theme of Rossini. Janos Starker, vlc., Gyorgy Sebok, pno.
  • Smyth: Overture: The Boatswain's Mate. BBC NO of Wales/Rumon Gamba.
  • Rossini: La Cenerentola - Nacqui all'affanno. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Giuseppe Patane.
  • Rossini: La donna del lago - Tanti Affetti. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Orch of Teatro La Fenice/Ion Marin.
  • Liszt: Consolation No. 3 in D Flat. Amir Farid, pno.
  • Liszt (arr. Busoni): Mephisto Waltz No.1, S514. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Easton: Clarinet sonatina. Deborah de Graaff, cl., Len Vorster, pno.
  • Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D, RV93: Largo. John Williams, gtr., Seville SO/John Williams.
  • Mahler: Piano Quartet Movement in A minor. Nicola Benedetti, vln., Alexei Grynyuk, pno., Leonard Elschenbroich, vlc., Tom Dunn, vla.
  • Liszt: Oh, quand je dors (Oh, when I sleep). Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Handel: Semele: Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me?. Renee Fleming, sop., OAE/Harry Bicket.

  • 20th August

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  • Mozart: Horn Concerto No.2 in E Flat, K.417. Gerd Seifert, horn, Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Ireland: A London Overture. London SO/Richard Hickox.
  • Chopin: Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Debussy (arr. Stokowski): La soiree dans Grenade. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas, Op.2. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Donizetti: Don Pasquale: So anch'io la virtu magica. Kathleen Battle, sop., London PO/Bruno Campanella.
  • Donizetti: Casterina Cornaro: Io trar non voglio. Chris Merritt, ten., Munich Radio Orch/John Fiore.
  • Vivaldi (arr. Malipiero): Concerto for 2 guitars in G, RV532. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Hill: The Lost Hunter. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Hill: The Moon's Gold Horn. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Vaughan Williams: Romance. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Vaughan Williams (arr. Hazell): The Turtle Dove. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Albeniz: Berceuse. Duo Horreaux-Trehard.

  • 13th August

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  • Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D, Op.6/4. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Buxtehude: Sonata in G minor, Op.2/3. Latitude 37.
  • Puccini: Crisantemi (String Quartet). Grainger Quartet.
  • Rodrigo: Adagio for wind ensemble. Cincinnati Wind Symphony/Mallory Thompson.
  • Finzi: Two Sonnets for Tenor and Orchestra. James Gilchrist, ten., Bournemouth SO/David Hill.
  • Boyd: As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams. Sydney Chamber Choir/Nicholas Routley.
  • Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite. Atlanta SO/Robert Shaw.
  • Takemitsu: Rain Coming. London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen.
  • Vasks: Musica Dolorosa for String Orchestra. Marc Francoux, vlc., German Chamber Philharmonic.
  • Kats-Chernin: Wild Swans Suite. Streeton Trio.
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  • Bates: Ford's Farm. Hilary Hahn, vln., Cory Smythe, pno.

  • 6th August

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  • Paganini: Sonata concertata in A, MS.2. Erica Kennedy, vln., Massimo Scattolin, gtr.
  • Beethoven: Coriolan, Op.62: Overture. Vienna PO/Karl Bohm.
  • Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5. Jill Gomez, sop., Pleeth Cello Octet.
  • Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur - Poveri fiori. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Jeffrey Black, bar., Judith Saliba, sop., Christopher Dawes, ten., John Shaw, bar., Jennifer Bermingham, m-sop., Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Donizetti: Belisario: You are free. Goodbye. Thomas Hampson, bar., Jerry Hadley, ten., Welsh National Opera Orch/Carlo Rizzi.
  • Piazzolla (arr. Walden): Milonga del Angel. Amy Dickson, sax., London Session Orch/Chris Walden.
  • Bernstein: West Side Story - Suite. Belgian National Orch Clarinet Quartet.
  • Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26. Movements 2 & 3, Siqing Lu, vln., Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Granados: Valses poeticas. Benjamin Grosvenor, pno.
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Capriccio diabolico (Homage to Paganini), Op.85. Andres Segovia, gtr.
  • Strauss Jnr: Kiss Waltz, Op.400. CSSR State PO/Oliver Dohnanyi.
  • Traditional (arr. Kim): Cossack Lullaby. Aida Garifullina, sop., ORF SO/Cornelius Meister.

  • 30th July

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  • Liszt: Hungarian Fantasy. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Shostakovich: Age of Gold - Suite, Op.22a. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op.73. Gerald Moore, pno., Jacqueline du Pre, vlc.
  • Handel: Rodelinda: Ritorna, oh caro. Renee Fleming, sop., OAE/Harry Bicket.
  • Mozart: Zaide: Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben. Renee Fleming, sop., Orch of St Luke's/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien, Op.45. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041. Simon Standage, vln., English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Posford (arr. Gamley): Balalaika: Cossacks' Song; At the Balalaika. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Verdi: Ernani: Solingo, errante e misero. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Marilyn Horne, m-sop., Luciano Pavarotti, ten., New York City Opera Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Coates: Dancing Nights. BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson.
  • Liszt: Oh, quand je dors (Oh, when I sleep). Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., Roger Vignoles, pno.

  • 23rd July

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  • Telemann: Overture in E flat, TWV55:Es1. Collegium Instrumentale Brugense/Patrick Peire.
  • Bach CPE: Sonata in D minor, Wq.132. Matthew Wilkie, bsn., Neal Peres da Costa, hpschd., Kees Boersma, db.
  • Liadov: Enchanted Lake, Op.62. Queensland SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Villa-Lobos: Ciclo brasileiro. Cristina Ortiz, pno.
  • Westlake: Out of the Blue. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Borodin: Nocturne from String Quartet No.2 in D. Adelaide SO/David Stanhope.
  • Milhaud: Scaramouche, Op.165b. Michael Collins, cl., Piers Lane, pno.
  • Whitacre: Leonardo Dreams of the Flying Machine. Concordis/Andrew Hunter.
  • Britten: Gloriana, Op.53: Second lute song. Gerald English, ten., Marshall McGuire, harp.
  • Rautavaara: Two Preludes and Fugues. David Pereira, vlc., Ian Munro, pno.
  • Munro: Return. Elizabeth Campbell, m-sop., Ian Munro, pno.
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