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 January

Show Playlist
  • Suppe, Franz von: Overture, The Jolly Robbers. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • de Paul, Gene (arr. Chaplin, Saul):Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Barn Dance. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Liszt, Franz: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1 in F. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Straus O: The Princess of Tragant: Waltz. Budapest Strauss SO/Alfred Walter.
  • Bach CPE: Flute concerto in D minor, Wq.22. Ingrid Dingfelder, fte. English CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Ruddigore: From the Briny Sea..I Shipped, D'ye See, In a Revenue Sloop. Thomas Edmonds, ten. Adelaide SO, Corinthian Singers, Festival Chorus/James Christiansen.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: String Quartet in G, Op.44/4, G223 'La Tiranna'. Ensemble 415 .
  • Taubert, Wilhelm: Piano Concerto No.1 in E, Op.18. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Javotte. Queensland Orch/Andrew Mogrelia.

  • 10th January

    Show Playlist
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Ruddigore Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Straus O: Didi: Waltz. Budapest Strauss SO/Alfred Walter.
  • Monti, Vittorio (arr. Palmer, Christopher): Czardas. Evelyn Glennie, perc. National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Hiller, Ferdinand: Piano Concerto in F minor, Op.5. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • German, Sir Edward: Valse Gracieuse. National SO of Ireland/Andrew Penny.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Octet in E Flat, Op.20. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Lehar, Franz: Donaulegenden (On the Grey Danube). Hanover Radio PO/Klauspeter Seibel.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur (arr. Mackerras, Sir Charles): Pineapple Poll. Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones.

  • 3rd January

    Show Playlist
  • Smetana, Bedrich: The secret, overture. Czech State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Nedbal, Oskar: Valse triste. Prague SO/Vaclav Smetacek.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Africa , Op.89. Gwendolyn Mok, pno. London PO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Breiner, Peter): Beatles Concerto Grosso No.4. CO/Peter Breiner.
  • Crusell, Bernhard Henrik: Clarinet Quartet No. 2 in C minor, Op. 4. Thea King, cl. Members of Allegri String Quartet .
  • Romberg B: Concertino in A, Op.72. Antonio Meneses, vlc., Werner Thomas-Mifune, vlc. Bamberg SO/Georg Schmohe.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op. 66. Macquarie Trio .
  • Kraus, Joseph Martin: The Fisherman. Swedish CO/Petter Sundkvist.

  • 27th December

    Show Playlist
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Gondoliers Overture. Adelaide SO/James Christiansen.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: HMS Pinafore: Never Mind the Why and Wherefore. Dennis Olsen, bar., Norma Knight, sop., Robert Dawe, bar. Adelaide SO/James Christiansen.
  • Curzon, Frederic: Spanish Suite: In Malaga. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Violin concerto in G, Hob.VIIa:4. Simon Standage, vln. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Finlandia, Op.26. Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: La Boutique fantasque. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.27 in B Flat, K.595. Daniel Barenboim, pno. English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Sammartini, Giovanni Battista: Symphony in D minor, J-C 23. Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon.
  • Luigini, Alexandre: Ballet Egyptien, Op.12, suite. Royal PO/Anatole Fistoulari.

  • 20th December

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Barber of Seville, Overture. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Herbert, Victor: Orchestral Medley. London SO/Andre Kostelanetz.
  • Porter, Cole: Medley. Tony Fenelon, kybd. Virtual Orch .
  • Anderson, Leroy: Piano Concerto in C. Simon Tedeschi, pno. Melbourne SO/Paul Mann.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Violin concerto in C, Hob.VIIa:1. Adelina Oprean, vln. European Community CO/Adelina Oprean.
  • Cui, Cesar: Tarantelle. Czechoslovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op 56 - Scottish. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Messager, Andre: Les deux pigeons Ballet Suite. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 13th December

    Show Playlist
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Monsieur et Madame Denis: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Mancini, Henry: Pie in the Face Polka. Richard Hayman and His Orch .
  • Weber, Carl Maria von (arr. Berlioz, Hector): Invitation to the Dance, Op.65. Sydney SO/Tibor Paul.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Exsultate jubilate, K165. Victoria de los Angeles, sop. London SO/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Platti, Giovanni: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G. Felicja Blumental, pno. Salzburg SO/Theodor Guschlbauer.
  • Borodin, Alexander: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Waldteufel, Emil: Coquetterie waltz, Op.218. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV1047. Concerto Italiano/Rinaldo Alessandrini.
  • Berwald, Franz: Piano trio No.1 E flat. Andras Kiss, vln., Csaba Onczay, vlc., Ilona Prunyi, pno.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia - Acts 1 & 2. Swiss Romande Orch/Richard Bonynge.

  • 6th December

    Show Playlist
  • Suppe, Franz von: Overture, Light Cavalry. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Gershwin, George: Rhapsody in Blue. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Porter, Cole: High Society. Overture , MGM Studio Orch/John Green.
  • Strauss Jnr: Nuns' chorus. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop. Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Offenbach, Jacques (arr. Bonynge, Richard): Le Papillon. English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Scriabin, Alexander: Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op.20. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. London PO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Stamitz, Carl: Orchestral quartet in F, Op.14/4. New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong.
  • Schubert, Franz: Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus, Incidental Music, D.797. Chicago SO/James Levine.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Soirees Musicales, Op.9. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 29th November

    Show Playlist
  • Suppe, Franz von: Overture, The Queen of Spades. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Liszt, Franz: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in D minor. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Patience: A Magnet Hung in a Hardware Shop. Kenneth Sandford, bar. D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, New SO/Isidore Godfrey.
  • Straus O: A Ball Night: Waltz. Budapest Strauss SO/Alfred Walter.
  • Cowen, Frederic Hymen: Concert overture - the Butterfly's Ball. Slovak State PO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: String Quintet in B flat, Op.39/1, G.337. Ensemble 415 .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat, Op.73, 'Emperor'. Alfred Brendel, pno. London PO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Delibes, Leo: La Source - Act 2. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Richard Bonynge.

  • 22nd November

    Show Playlist
  • Wagner R: Tannhauser, Overture. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op.28. Stephanie Chase, vln. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Prelude and fugue in D, BWV532. Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Scheibe, Johann Adolph: Sinfonia a 4 in B Flat. Concerto Copenhagen/Andrew Manze.
  • Lessel, Franciszek: Variations in A minor, Op.15/2. Jerzy Sterczynski, pno.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Semiramide, Overture. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Septet No.2 in C, Op.114,' Militaire'. Capricorn .
  • Britten, Benjamin: Matinees Musicales, Op.24. National PO/Richard Bonynge.