The Saturday and Sunday Lunchtime Miscellany programs offer a range of mainly shorter items from the fine music repertoire, with an emphasis on tuneful works of different periods and genres.

Jane Mitchell and Rod Watson


13th June

Show Playlist
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: The Wasps, Overture. London PO/Vernon Handley.
  • German, Sir Edward: Tom Jones Waltz. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille (arr. Glennie, Evelyn): Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op.28. Evelyn Glennie, perc. National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Stamitz, Carl: Double clarinet concerto in B flat. Kalman Berkes, cl., Tomoko Takashima, cl. Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Kalman Berkes.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: The Seasons, Op.67. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.40. Howard Shelley, pno. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.35 in D, K.385 - Haffner. Columbia SO/Bruno Walter.
  • Goldmark, Karl: Rustic Wedding, Op.26. National SO of Ireland/Stephen Gunzenhauser.

  • 6th June

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  • Smetana, Bedrich: Overture - Bartered Bride. English PO .
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Breiner, Peter): Beatles Concerto Grosso No.4. CO/Peter Breiner.
  • Mancini, Henry: Moon River. Richard Hayman and His Orch .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Rondo in B flat, WoO 6. Sviatoslav Richter, pno. Vienna PO/Kurt Sanderling.
  • Danzi, Franz: Wind quintet in E flat, Op.67/3. Michael Thompson Wind Quintet .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.27 in B Flat, K.595. Daniel Barenboim, pno. English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Symphony No.2 in A minor, Op.55. French Radio NO/Jean Martinon.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Slavonic Dances, Op.72, B147. Vienna PO/Andre Previn.

  • 30th May

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  • Smetana, Bedrich: The secret, overture. Czech State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: HMS Pinafore: When I Was A Lad. Dennis Olsen, bar. Adelaide SO, Corinthian Singers, Festival Chorus/James Christiansen.
  • Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel: Gypsy Suite, Op. 20. RTE Concert Orch/Adrian Leaper.
  • Bock, Jerry: Fiddler on the Roof. Studio Orch/John Williams.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March. Slovak PO/Richard Hayman.
  • Holst, Gustav: The Planets, Jupiter .Op.32. Royal Scottish NO, Royal Scottish NO Chorus/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103, Egyptian. Philippe Entremont, pno. Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Vanhal, Johann Baptist: Symphony in A minor. Salieri CO/Tamas Pal.
  • Tchaikovsky, Boris: After the Ball Suite. Saratov Conservatory SO/Kirill Ershov.

  • 23rd May

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  • Porter, Cole: Medley. Tony Fenelon, kybd. Virtual Orch .
  • Schubert, Franz: Serenade. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: 1812 Overture, Op.49. Oslo PO/Mariss Jansons.
  • Borodin, Alexander (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolay): Nocturne from String Quartet No.2 in D. Stephanie Chase, vln. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Piano concerto No.1 in C, Op.11. Benjamin Frith, pno. RTE Sinfonietta/Prionnsias O Duinn.
  • Benjamin, Arthur: Cotillon. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: Symphony in A, Op.35/3, G511. Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Violin concerto in C, Hob.VIIa:1. Pinchas Zukerman, vln. Los Angeles PO/Pinchas Zukerman.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Les Sylphides. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 16th May

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  • Kern, Jerome: Overture: The girl from Utah. National PO/John McGlinn.
  • Berlin, Irving: What'll I Do. Yvonne Kenny, sop. Melbourne SO/Guy Noble.
  • Straus O: La Ronde: Concert waltz. Budapest Strauss SO/Alfred Walter.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Rage over a lost penny. Wilhelm Kempff, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Horn Concerto No.4 in E Flat, K.495. Barry Tuckwell, horn English CO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Mikado Quadrille. London Salon Ensemble .
  • Flanders & Swann: Ill Wind (based on K.495). Flanders & Swann .
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Concerto No.3 in B Minor, Op.89. Stephen Hough, pno. English CO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351. Tasmanian SO/Graham Abbott.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Ballet Suite No.1. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.

  • 9th May

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  • Kern, Jerome: Overture: Very warm for May. National PO/John McGlinn.
  • Schonberg, Claude-Michel (arr. Gamley, Douglas):Les Miserables: I Dreamed a Dream. Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker Op.71: Waltz of the Flowers. Gillian Benet, harp Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Quilter, Roger: Concert Waltz from 'Rosme'. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Zimmerman, Charles A: Anchors Aweigh. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Kalkbrenner, Friedrich: Piano Concerto No. 3 in A minor, Op.107. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Wagner R: Tannhauser, Festive March. Slovak PO/Richard Hayman.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.6 in F, Op.68, 'Pastoral'. Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Lecocq, Charles (arr. Jacob, Gordon): Mam'zelle Angot. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 2nd May

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  • Berlioz, Hector: Beatrice and Benedict, Overture. San Diego SO/Yoav Talmi.
  • Mancini, Henry: Baby Elephant Walk. Richard Hayman and His Orch .
  • Lehar, Franz: The Merry Widow: Vilja. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop. Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Andante and Rondo Ungarese in C minor, Op.35. Christian Davidsson, bsn. Sundsvall CO/Niklas Willen.
  • Chabrier, Emmanuel (arr. Mottl, Felix): Three romantic waltzes. Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Scheibe, Johann Adolph: Sinfonia a 16 in D. Concerto Copenhagen/Andrew Manze.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Incidental Music to The Merry Wives of Windsor. Margaret MacDonald, m-sop. RTE Chamber Choir, RTE Concert Orch/Andrew Penny.
  • Moscheles, Ignaz: Piano Concerto No.4 in E, Op.64. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66. Philharmonia Orch/John Lanchbery.

  • 25th April

    Show Playlist
  • Balakirev, Mily A.: Overture on Russian themes. Tasmanian SO/Shalom Ronly-Riklis.
  • Loewe, Frederick (arr. Salinger, Conrad):Brigadoon: The Heather on the Hill. Matthew Ford, voc. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Kreisler, Fritz (arr. Rachmaninov, Sergei): Liebesfreud. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Rosetti, Antonio: Horn Concerto in E, K.3/44. Barry Tuckwell, horn English CO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Samson: Let the Bright Seraphim. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Yvonne Kenny, sop. Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K.467. Daniel Barenboim, pno. English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Vorisek, Jan Vaclav Hugo: Symphony in D, Op.24. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Lachner, Franz: Suite No. 1 in D minor, Op. 113. Polish State PO/Stephen Gunzenhauser.

  • 18th April

    Show Playlist
  • Gershwin, George: Strike Up the Band - Overture Studio Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Baynes, Sydney: Destiny. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Bizet, Georges: The Pearl Fishers: In the depths of the temple. Jerry Hadley, ten., Thomas Hampson, bar. Welsh National Opera Orch/Carlo Rizzi.
  • Bach JC: Quintet in C, Op.11/1. English Concert .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23. Earl Wild, pno. Royal PO/Anatole Fistoulari.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 'Italian'. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Swan Lake, Op.20 (2nd. disc). Philharmonia Orch/John Lanchbery.