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


15th September

Show Playlist
  • Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, Overture, Op.23. San Diego SO/Yoav Talmi.
  • Binge: Scherzo: Allegro molto. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Rodgers: Carousel: Carousel waltz. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Chopin: Waltz in C sharp minor, Op.64/2. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky: Suite No.4 in G, Op.61, Mozartiana. Philharmonia Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Waltz. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11. Nikolai Demidenko, pno., Philharmonia Orch/Heinrich Schiff.
  • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op.20, The Black Swan. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Dohnanyi: Exc: Ruralia Hungarica, Op.32b. West Australian SO/Jorge Mester.

  • 8th September

    Show Playlist
  • Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave, Op.26, Overture. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Cui: Tarantelle. Czechoslovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.
  • Traditional: Dance of the Comedians. Rudolf Belov, domra, Osipov State Russian Folk Orch/Vitaly Gnutov.
  • Delibes (arr. Gamley): The Maids of Cadiz. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Hummel: Rondo brillant in B flat, Op.98. Howard Shelley, pno., London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Waldteufel: Nid d'amour, waltz Op.195. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Verdi (arr. Mackerras): The Lady and the Fool. Melbourne SO/John Lanchbery.
  • Platti: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G. Felicja Blumental, pno., Salzburg SO/Theodor Guschlbauer.
  • Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B Flat, D485. Hanover Band/Roy Goodman.
  • Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66. Philharmonia Orch/John Lanchbery.

  • 1st September

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini: The Silken Ladder, Overture. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Grainger: Handel in the Strand. Penelope Thwaites, pno.
  • Palmer: The Ruritanian Dances. Cove CO/Stephen Williams.
  • Waldteufel: Reverie waltz, Op.202. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Porpora: Cello Sonata in F major. Leslie Parnas, vlc., Wonmi Kim, pno.
  • Rossini: William Tell - Divertissement. Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Boccherini: String Sextet in E flat, Op.23/1. Ensemble 415.
  • Weber: Piano concerto No.2 in E flat, Op.32. Benjamin Frith, pno., RTE Sinfonietta/Prionnsias O Duinn.
  • Mozart L: Symphony in D, D11. Lithuanian CO/Georg Mais.
  • Handel: Exc: Water Music Suite in F, HWV348. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.

  • 25th August

    Show Playlist
  • Suppe: Overture, Morning, Noon & Night in Vienna. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Fraser: Piano Concerto in F Major - Rerun. Grant Gershon, pno., Hollywood Chamber SO/Grant Gershon.
  • Strauss Jnr: Tales from Vienna Woods. Tea Rose Duo.
  • Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet. Lesley Garrett, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Andrew Greenwood.
  • Chopin: Piano Trio in G minor, Op.8. Leslie Howard, pno., Deborah Fox, vln., William Howard, vlc.
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV1048. Concerto Italiano/Rinaldo Alessandrini.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 31 in D, Hob.I:31 - Hornsignal. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Saint-Saens: Exc: Javotte. Queensland Orch/Andrew Mogrelia.

  • 18th August

    Show Playlist
  • Bernstein: Candide Overture. London SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Herbert: Orchestral medley. London SO/Andre Kostelanetz.
  • Lincke: Gavotte Pavlova from Lysistrata. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Strauss Jnr: Thoughts in the Alps Waltz, Op.172. Polish State PO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Henselt: Piano Concerto in F minor, Op.16.. Marc-Andre Hamelin, pno., BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins.
  • Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.11, Andante Cantabile. Melbourne String Quartet.
  • Bizet: Symphony in C. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Delibes: Exc: Sylvia - Acts 1-2. New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.

  • 11th August

    Show Playlist
  • Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance Overture. D'Oyly Carte Opera Orch/John Pryce-Jones.
  • Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Waltz. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Gershwin (arr. Walker): Porgy and Bess: Summertime. Cantillation/Philip Chu.
  • Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No.4. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Quilter: Concert Waltz from 'Rosme'. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Mozart: Divertimento in B flat, K.439b/II. Stadler Trio.
  • Sterndale Bennett: Piano Concerto No.4 in F minor, Op.19. Malcolm Binns, pno., Milton Keynes CO/Hilary Davan Wetton.
  • Brumby: Paean. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Sullivan (arr. Mackerras): Exc: Pineapple Poll Suite. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 4th August

    Show Playlist
  • Borodin (arr. Wright): Kismet: Overture. Alfred Drake, voc., Unnamed Orch/ Unnamed Conductor.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61, Incidental music. Chicago SO, /James Levine.
  • Gibbs: Dusk. RTE Concert Orch/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Mendelssohn: Octet in E Flat, Op.20. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Gershwin: An American in Paris. Melbourne SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Lumbye: Amelie Waltz. Danish RSO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103, Egyptian. Philippe Entremont, pno., Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Goldmark: Exc: Rustic Wedding Symphony, Op.26. National SO of Ireland/Stephen Gunzenhauser.

  • 28th July

    Show Playlist
  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March. Slovak PO/Richard Hayman.
  • Various: Tribute to Fred and Ginger. Tony Fenelon, kybd., Virtual Orch.
  • Kats-Chernin: Russian Rag. Lisa Moore, pno.
  • Green: Valse brillante - Concert waltz in G. Evelyn Glennie, perc., National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Schubert: Adagio and Rondo concertante in F, D.487. Chi-Chi Nwanoku, db., Domus.
  • Hofmann: Oboe Concerto in G. Stefan Schilli, oboe, Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Bela Drahos.
  • Martucci: Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, Op.40. Gesualdo Coggi, pno., Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia.
  • Sammartini: Symphony in D minor, J-C 23. Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon.
  • Britten: Exc: Matinees Musicales, Op.24. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 21st July

    Show Playlist
  • Coates: Merrymakers Overture. London SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mozart: Exsultate jubilate, K165. Kathleen Battle, sop., Royal PO/Andre Previn.
  • Strauss R: Don Juan, Op.20. Baden-Baden RSO/Hans Rosbaud.
  • Hyde: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Sharp minor. Miriam Hyde, pno., West Australian SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F, Op.68, 'Pastoral'. ORR/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Adam: Exc: Giselle, Act 2. ROHO/Richard Bonynge.


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