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


18th July

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  • Offenbach, Jacques: Maitre Peronilla: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Hamlisch, Marvin: One from A Chorus Line. .
  • Strauss Jnr: Quadrille on Popular Themes, Op.275. Polish State PO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Lessel, Franciszek: Variations in A minor, Op.15/2. Jerzy Sterczynski, pno.
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen Suite. Sydney SO/Matthias Bamert.
  • Gottschalk, Louis: Symphony No.1, A Night in the Tropics. Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Trio No.5 in D, Op.70/1, 'Ghost'. Beaux Arts Trio .
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Four seasons, Concerto in E, RV269, Spring. Gidon Kremer, vln. Kremerata Baltica/Gidon Kremer.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Grand duo concertant in E flat, Op.48. Charles Neidich, cl., Robert Levin, pno.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Raymonda, Op.57, Suite from the Ballet. Leningrad PO/Yevgeni Mravinsky.

  • 11th July

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  • Rossini, Gioachino: William Tell, Overture. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Shepherds Hey & Molly on the Shore. English CO/Steuart Bedford.
  • Waldteufel, Emil: Tresor d'amour waltz, Op.199. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Gershwin, George (arr. Walker, Daniel):Porgy and Bess: Summertime. Cantillation/Philip Chu.
  • Winkler, Gerhard: (arr. Krome):Gerhard Winkler Medley. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Mikado. Colin Wright, ten., John Ayldon, voc., Kenneth Sandford, bar., Valerie Masterson, sop. D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Royal PO/Royston Nash.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Violin concerto in D, Op.35. Frank Peter Zimmermann, vln. Berlin PO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.21 in A, K.134. Vienna CO/Philippe Entremont.

  • 4th July

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  • Kern, Jerome: Overture: O Lady, Lady. National PO/John McGlinn.
  • Gottschalk, Louis (arr. Kay, Hershy): Grande Tarantelle, Op. 67. Reid Nibley, pno. Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel.
  • Paich, David (arr. Walker, Daniel): Africa. Brian Nixon, perc., Jess Ciampa, perc. Cantillation/Philip Chu.
  • Farnon, Robert: Portrait of a flirt & Jumping Bean. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Fraser, Donald: Piano Concerto in F Major - Rerun. Grant Gershon, pno. Hollywood Chamber SO/Grant Gershon.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony for strings, No. 2 in D. New Sinfonietta Amsterdam/Lev Markiz.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Octet in E Flat, Op.20. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Strauss R: Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat, Op.11. Barry Tuckwell, horn Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Breiner, Peter): The Seasons, Op.37b. Takako Nishizaki, vln. Queensland SO/Peter Breiner.

  • 27th June

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Marriage of Figaro. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Exsultate jubilate, K165. Kathleen Battle, sop. Royal PO/Andre Previn.
  • Cambini, Giovanni G.: Piano Concerto in B flat major, Op.15/1. Franco Redondi, pno. Milan CO/Paolo Vaglieri.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Sarabande et Rigaudon, Op.93. Tina Gruenberg, vln. London PO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Molique, Wilhelm: Flute Concerto in D Minor, 1861. Alain Marion, fte. Nice PO/Maximiano Valdes.
  • Holzbauer, Ignaz Jacob: Symphony in D, Op.3/4. L'Orfeo Baroque Orch/Michi Gaigg.
  • Franck, Cesar: Symphonic variations. Robert Casadesus, pno. Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur (arr. Mackerras, Sir Charles): Pineapple Poll. Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones.

  • 20th June

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  • Suppe, Franz von: Overture, Poet & Peasant. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Binge, Ronald: Scottish Rhapsody. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Delibes, Leo: Lakme: Flower Duet. Glenys Fowles, sop., Heather Begg, m-sop. Melbourne SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Easton, Michael: Concerto on Australian Themes. Len Vorster, pno. State Orch of Victoria/Brett Kelly.
  • Conus, Julius: Violin Concerto in E minor. Itzhak Perlman, vln. Pittsburgh SO/Andre Previn.
  • Clementi, Muzio: Symphony in B flat, Op.18/1. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Moscheles, Ignaz: Piano Concerto No.5 in C, Op.87. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.

  • 13th June

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  • 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.