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


17th November

Show Playlist
  • Kern: Swing Time (excerpts). National PO, Ambrosian Singers/John McGlinn.
  • Lumbye: Champagne Galop. Danish RSO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
  • Lumbye: Concert-Polka. Anton Kontra, vln., Kim Sjogren, vln., Danish RSO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
  • Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet. Glenys Fowles, sop., Heather Begg, m-sop., Melbourne SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Rachmaninov: Capriccio on Gypsy Themes, Op.12. Philharmonia Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Alkan: Three Impromptus, Op.32(1). Laurent Martin, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21. Nikolai Demidenko, pno. Philharmonia Orch/Heinrich Schiff.
  • Mozart (arr. Romero): Rondo for guitar & orchestra in C, K373. Pepe Romero, gtr., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Saint-Saens: Tarantelle in A minor, Op.6. Susan Milan, fte., James Campbell, cl., London PO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Goldmark: Exc: Rustic Wedding Symphony, Op.26. National SO of Ireland/Stephen Gunzenhauser.

  • 10th November

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  • Glinka: Overture - Ruslan & Lyudmila. English PO.
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F sharp minor. Tea Rose Duo.
  • Lloyd Webber: All I ask of you/Phantom of the night. Tea Rose Duo.
  • Cimarosa (arr. Benjamin/Payne): Oboe Concerto in C (trumpet). Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Michael Halasz.
  • Kuhlau: Piano concerto in C, Op. 7. Michael Ponti, pno., Odense SO/Othmar Maga.
  • Schubert: Adagio and Rondo concertante in F, D.487. Chi-Chi Nwanoku, db., Domus.
  • Bizet: Symphony in C. Scottish CO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
  • Strauss Jnr: Ballet music from Ritter Pasman. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 3rd November

    Show Playlist
  • Brumby: South Bank Overture. Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Nedbal: Valse triste. Prague SO/Vaclav Smetacek.
  • Fraser: Piano Concerto in F Major - Rerun. Grant Gershon, pno., Hollywood Chamber SO/Grant Gershon.
  • Debussy: Two Arabesques. Gordon Fergus-Thompson, pno.
  • Dobrzynski. Piano Concerto. Howard Shelley forte piano. Concerto Koln.
  • Weber: Symphony No.2 in C. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Mozart: Divertimento in D, K.136. Berlin Philharmonic Octet.
  • Glazunov: Exc: The Seasons, Op.67. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.

  • 27th October

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  • Mozart: Overture - Magic Flute, K620. Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Brahms: Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79/2. Dinorah Varsi, pno.
  • Kern: Swing Time, The Way You Look Tonight. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Guy Noble.
  • Wieniawski: Polonaise No.1 in D, Op.4. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Ian Brown, pno.
  • Toye: Concert Waltz, The Haunted Ballroom. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Gillis: Symphony No.5 1/2. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Liszt: Piano concerto No.2 in A, S.125. Geoffrey Tozer, pno., Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Salieri: Symphony in D - Veneziana. Chopin CO/Winston Dan Vogel.
  • Glinka: Grand Sextet in E flat. Russian National SO Soloists.
  • Gounod: Exc:Faust: Ballet Music. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 20th October

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini: Italian Girl in Algiers: Overture. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Litolff: Concerto Symphonique No.4 in D minor, Op. 102, scherzo. Isador Goodman, pno., Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Stamitz: Viola concerto in D, Op.1. Gabriela Demeterova, vla., Czech Philharmonic Collegium/Ondrej Vrabec.
  • Ketelbey: Suite Romantique. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Sullivan: Iolanthe Overture. D'Oyly Carte Opera Orch/John Pryce-Jones.
  • Chabrier: Three romantic waltzes. Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K.467. Daniel Barenboim, pno., English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Horneman: Exc: Gurre - Music for a Play by Drachmann. Guido Paevatalu, bar., Danish RSO, Danish National Radio Choir/Michael Schonwandt.

  • 13th October

    Show Playlist
  • Davis: Pride and Prejudice. Opening Title Music. Melvyn Tan, fortepiano, Studio Orch/Carl Davis.
  • Faure (arr. Palmer): Berceuse, Op.16. & Flight of the Bumble Bee.Evelyn Glennie, perc., National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Palmer): Flight of the Bumble Bee. Evelyn Glennie, perc., National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Lloyd Webber: Cats: Memory. Lesley Garrett, sop., Royal Philharmonic Concert Orch/Paul Bateman.
  • Coates: Springtime Suite. BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson.
  • Kalman: Der Teufelsreiter: Hungarian dance suite. Slovak RSO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Wagner R: Tannhauser: Pilgrim's Chorus. Vienna PO, Vienna State Opera Chorus/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Hummel: Piano Concerto No.2 in A Minor, Op.85. Stephen Hough, pno., English CO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Donizetti (arr. Benedek): Sinfonia in D minor. Failoni CO/Geza Oberfrank.
  • Herold (arr. Lanchbery): Exc: La Fille mal gardee: Royal Liverpool PO/Barry Wordsworth.

  • 6th October

    Show Playlist
  • Sullivan: The Yeomen of the Guard Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Various: Jerome Robbins Broadway. Queensland Pops Orch /Colin Harper.
  • Hanmer: Blue Hills Rhapsody. Queensland SO/Ronald Hanmer.
  • Bizet: The Pearl Fishers: In the depths of the temple. Thomas Hampson, bar., Jerry Hadley, ten., Welsh National Opera Orch/Carlo Rizzi.
  • Haydn: Concerto for violin and piano in F, Hob.18:6. Adelina Oprean, vln., Justin Oprean, pno., European Community CO/Adelina Oprean.
  • Arban (arr. Stanhope): Fantasy and Variations on a Cavatina from 'Beatrice di Tenda' by Bellini. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Michael Halasz.
  • Lehar (arr. Gamley): Count of Luxembourg waltzes. Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16. Margaret Fingerhut, pno., London SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Luigini: Ballet Egyptien, Op.12, suite. Royal PO/Anatole Fistoulari.
  • Strauss Jnr: Austrian RSO/Peter Guth.

  • 29th September

    Show Playlist
  • Sullivan: The Mikado: The sun whose rays/Here's a how-de-do/The flowers that bloom in the spring. Elsie Morison, sop., Richard Lewis, ten., Geraint Evans, bass, Pro Arte Orch/Sir Malcolm Sargent.
  • Smith: Liszteria. Mark Landon, xylophone, Anthony Mann, xylophone, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto. Philip Fowke, pno., RTE Concert Orch/Prionnsias O Duinn.
  • Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24: Entracte, waltz & polonaise. Berlin PO/Semyon Bychkov.
  • Holst: Jupiter. The bringer of jollity: The Planets, Op.32. Royal Scottish NO, Royal Scottish NO Chorus/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Sinding: Suite in A minor, Op. 10. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Pittsburgh SO/Andre Previn.
  • d'Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Song, Op.25. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony for strings, No. 2 in D. New Sinfonietta Amsterdam/Lev Markiz.
  • Bizet: Patrie, Op.19. Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Lachner: Exc: Suite No. 1 in D minor, Op. 113. Polish State PO/Stephen Gunzenhauser.

  • 22nd September

    Show Playlist
  • Sullivan: HMS Pinafore Overture. New Sadlers Wells Opera Orch/Simon Phipps.
  • Various: Tribute to Fred and Ginger. Tony Fenelon, kybd., Virtual Orch.
  • Cambini: Piano Concerto in G major, Op.15/3. Franco Redondi, pno., Milan CO/Paolo Vaglieri.
  • Legrand (arr. Tsygutkin): Windmills of Your Mind. Berlin Philharmonic Cellists.
  • Rosetti: Horn Concerto in E, K.3/44. Barry Tuckwell, horn, English CO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March in D, Op.39/1. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Paganini: Violin Concerto No.1 in D, Op.6. Adele Anthony, vln., Tasmanian SO/Shalom Ronly-Riklis.
  • Clementi: Symphony in D, Op.18. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Linger (arr. Divall): Zwischenspiele: 3. Polonaise. State Orch of Victoria/Richard Divall.


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