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

 

 

Mariese Shallard

Damian Neylon


12th April

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Baryton Trio in G, Hob.XI:80. Rincontro .
  • Handel, George Frederic: Julius Caesar: Piangero la sorte mia. Lucia Popp, sop. English CO/Gyorgy Fischer.
  • Sammartini, Giovanni Battista: Symphony in E flat, J-C 25. Symphonica Ensemble/Daniele Ferrari.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Sonata No.17 in B Flat, K.570. Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano .
  • Schubert, Franz: (arr. Berte/Clutsam):Lilac Time: excerpts. June Bronhill, sop., Thomas Round, ten. Michael Collins Orch/Michael Collins.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Le coucher du soleil, Op.2/1. Bernard Greenhouse, vlc., Dalton Baldwin, pno., Janice Taylor, m-sop.
  • Howells, Herbert: Long, Long Ago.. Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Soirees Musicales, Op.9. London PO/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Williamson, Malcolm: Concerto in A minor for two pianos and strings. Howard Shelley, pno., Piers Lane, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Takemitsu, Toru: Rain Spell. Charles Fullbrook, vibraphone, Helen Tunstall, harp, John Constable, pno., Joy Farrell, cl., Sebastian Bell, fte.
  • Walker, Daniel: Sky Song. Australian Voices Youth Choir/Stephen Leek.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Serenade melancolique in B minor, Op.26. Pinchas Zukerman, vln. Israel PO/Zubin Mehta.

  • 5th April

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  • Tallis, Thomas: Lamentations of Jeremiah II. Sixteen Choir/Harry Christophers.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Hob.XX:1a, Introduction. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Organ Sonata in B flat, K212. Janos Sebestyen, org. Ferenc Erkel CO .
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25. Lang Lang, pno. Chicago SO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Wagner R: Parsifal: Good Friday Spell. Philadelphia Orch/Christian Thielemann.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Resurrexit from Messe solennelle (Revised Version). Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Overture - Russian Easter Festival, Op.36. Royal PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Five Mystical Songs. Stephen Roberts, bass Northern Sinfonia, Sinfonia Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Part, Arvo: De Profundis. Andrew Lucas, org. Polyphony/Stephen Layton.

  • 29th March

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  • Holst, Gustav: Moorside Suite. Northern Sinfonia/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Glanville-Hicks, Peggy: Three Gymnopedies. Sydney SO/Myer Fredman.
  • Lhoyer, Antoine de: Duo Concertante in A, Op.31/1. Lorenzo Micheli, gtr., Matteo Mela, gtr.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Alcina: Tornami a vagheggiar. Emma Kirkby, sop. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Alcina: Dream Music. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail: Turkish Fragments, Op.62. Singapore SO/Choo Hoey.
  • Janacek, Leos: In the Mists. Lisa Moore, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Song of the Fates, Op.89. Berlin PO, Berlin Radio Chorus/Claudio Abbado.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Romance in D flat, Op.37. Howard Beach, pno., Richard Thurlby, fte.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Vespers, Op.37: Rejoice O Virgin Mother of God. Gloriana/Andrew Raiskums.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei (arr. Parhamovsky, Mikhail): Vocalise, Op.34/14. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Vag Papian, pno. Virtuosi .
  • Novacek, Ottokar (arr. Parhamovsky, Mikhail): Perpetuum Mobile, Op.5/4. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Vag Papian, pno. Virtuosi .

  • 22nd March

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  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Festive Overture, Op.96. Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Liszt, Franz: Transcription of Schubert's Die Forelle, S564. Jorge Bolet, pno.
  • Liszt, Franz: Transcription of Schubert's Erlkonig, S558/4. Jorge Bolet, pno.
  • Jenkins, Karl: Chorale: Elegia. Adiemus Symphomy Orch of Europe, London Philharmonic Choir/Karl Jenkins.
  • Wagenseil, Georg Christoph: Trombone Concerto in E Flat. Christian Lindberg, tbn. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Don Carlos: Per me giunto e il di supremo. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Rotterdam PO/Valery Gergiev.
  • Traditional: Elegy. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Ossipov Russian Folk Orch/Nikolai Kalinin.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: Don Pasquale: Beautiful as an angel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Philharmonia Orch/Ion Marin.
  • Strauss R: Salome, Op.54: Dance of the Seven Veils. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Antarctica Suite: Wooden Ships. Timothy Kain, gtr. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Twelve Variations in G on a Theme from Handel's 'Judas Maccabaeus', WoO.45. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Jacqueline du Pre, vlc.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Scherzo capriccioso, Op.66, B131. Royal Liverpool PO/Libor Pesek.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No.7 in C, Op.105. Adelaide SO/Arvo Volmer.
  • Allan, John: Aeolian Caprice. Prague Radio Symphony/David Kram.

  • 15th March

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Ruins of Athens: Overture, Op.113. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Concerto Grosso in D, Op.3/6. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille (arr. Liszt, Franz): Danse Macabre, Op.40. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Marche Slave in B flat, Op.31. West Australian SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Beach, Amy: Chanson d'amour. Charles Medlam, vlc., Emma Kirkby, sop., James Lisney, pno.
  • Beach, Amy: Romance. James Lisney, pno., Paul Barritt, vln.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op.80. D'Anna Fortunato, m-sop., Jon Garrison, ten., Martin Horning, bar., Mary Shearer, sop., Teresa Cash, sop., Terry Cooke, bar., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. Cleveland Orch, Cleveland Orch Chorus/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op.11. Luc Hery, vln., Sandrine Piau, sop., Stephane Degout, bar. Accentus, French NO/Laurence Equilbey.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Romance in F Minor, Op.11, B.39. Pamela Frank, vln. Czech PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mozart L: Trombone Concerto in D. Christian Lindberg, tbn. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Hill, Alfred: Symphony No. 2 'Joy Of Life': Grave - Allegro. South Australian SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Traditional: Shenandoah. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Byrd, William: Ave verum corpus. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Finzi, Gerald: My Spirit Sang all Day. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.

  • 8th March

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  • Charpentier, Marc-Antoine: Prelude pour le Magnificat a qautre voix, H.533 (Magnificat) H.80. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Sonata in F minor, Op.20. Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe (arr. Tognetti, Richard): String quartet in E minor arr. for string orchestra. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Liszt, Franz: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in D minor. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Hamlet, fantasy Overture, Op.67. Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Grainger, Percy): Miroirs - La vallee des cloches. City of Birmingham SO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Re-invention No.2 (based on Invention No.4 in D minor by J.S.Bach). Bonnie Brown, pno., Louisa Breen, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Re-invention No.4 (based on Invention No.1 in C by J.S.Bach). Bonnie Brown, pno., Louisa Breen, pno.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Maskarade, FS39, FS39, Overture, Prelude Act II and Cockerel's Dance. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.

  • 1st March

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  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Prelude (overture), Care selve, amici prati, RV671. Philippe Jaroussky, alto. Ensemble Artaserse .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056. Raymond Leppard, hpschd. English CO/Raymond Leppard.
  • Cimarosa, Domenico: La Circe, Overture. Toronto CO/Kevin Mallon.
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Berlioz, Hector): Erlkonig, D.328. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop. CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado.
  • Monti, Vittorio: Czardas. London Salon Ensemble .
  • Satie, Erik: Gnossiennes. Reinbert de Leeuw, pno.
  • Kodaly, Zoltan: Esti Dal. Tenebrae/Nigel Short.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.36. David Tong, pno.
  • Hill, Alfred: Mopoke. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Part, Arvo: Fur Alina. Stephanie McCallum, pno.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix (arr. Martin, Benjamin): A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61, Nocturne. Seraphim Trio .

  • 22nd February

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  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Overture on Russian and Kirghiz Themes, Op.115. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Lute Concerto in D, RV93 (arr. Guitar). John Williams, gtr. Seville SO/John Williams.
  • Wagner (arr. Liszt): Tristan und Isolde: Isolde's Liebestod, S447. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • R Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Di rigori armato. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Josef Knapp, bass, Kurt Bohme, bass. Bavarian State Orch/Rudolf Kempe.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Barber of Seville: Sieh schon de Morgenrote. Fritz Wunderlich, ten. Vienna State Opera Orch/Karl Bohm.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Violin Sonata No.21 in E minor, K.304. Hilary Hahn, vln., Natalie Zhu, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Ballade No.2 in F, Op.38. Claudio Arrau, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Alto Rhapsody, Op.53. Marjana Lipovsek, m-sop. Ernst Senff Choir. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Scherzo in D minor. Cincinnati SO/Paavo Jarvi.
  • Bowman, Calvin: Homage to Mozart. Flinders Quartet .
  • Gershwin, George: An American in Paris. Minnesota Orch/Edo de Waart.
  • Jenkins, Karl: Kayama. London Philharmonic Choir. Adiemus SO of Europe/Karl Jenkins.

  • 15th February

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  • Copland, Aaron: Fanfare for the Common Man. London SO/Aaron Copland.
  • Liszt, Franz: Venice & Naples, S162. Benjamin Grosvenor, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21. Murray Perahia, pno. Israel PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Sor, Fernando: Fantasia No.11, Op.54. Groningen Guitar Duo .
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Elegy in B flat, Op.17. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Edwards, Ross: Gallipoli Symphony: The Trenches Are Empty Now. William Barton, didjeridu Queensland SO/Jessica Cottis.
  • Demirkan, Demir: Gallipoli Symphony: Hope of the Higher Heart. Queensland SO/Jessica Cottis.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Waltz-scherzo in C, Op.34. Jane Peters, vln., Rachel Valler, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op.98. Chicago SO/Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Cosi fan tutte - Rivolgete a lui sguardo, K584. Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Magic Flute - Papagena...gute Nachte du falsche Welt. Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Tomoana, Paraire (arr. O'Boyle, Sean): Pokarekare Ana. Alison Morgan, sop., Jenny Duck-Chong, m-sop., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar. Cantillation, Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.