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


14th July

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  • Cowen: Concert overture - the Butterfly's Ball. Slovak State PO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Gershwin (arr. Bennett): Rhapsody in Blue. Larry Adler, harmonica, Pro Arte Orch/Eric Robinson.
  • Lloyd Webber: All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera). Lesley Garrett, sop., Chris Corcoran, voc., Royal Philharmonic Concert Orch/Paul Bateman.
  • Boccherini (arr. Sparks): Introduction and fandango. Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
  • Bach CPE: Flute concerto in A, Wq.168. Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte., Franz Liszt CO/Janos Rolla.
  • Dvorak: Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat, Op.45/3, B86/3. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Glazunov: Triumphal March, Op.40. Hong Kong PO/Kenneth Schermerhorn.
  • Lessel: Piano Concerto in C Major, Op.14. Jerzy Sterczynski, pno., Silesian Philharmonic SO/Jerzy Salarowski.
  • Rossini (arr. Respighi): Exc. La Boutique fantasque. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 7th July

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  • Glazunov: Overture: Carnaval, Op. 45. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • Kreisler (arr. Rachmaninov): Liebesfreud. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Benjamin: Cotillon. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D, RV93. John Williams, gtr., Franz Liszt CO/Janos Rolla.
  • Handel: Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Liszt: Piano concerto No.1 in E flat, S.124. Geoffrey Tozer, pno., Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Beethoven: Rondino in E flat, WoO 25. Mozzafiato/Charles Neidich.
  • Bach CPE: Symphony in A, Wq.182/4. AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Lecocq (arr. Jacob): Exc: Mam'zelle Angot. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 30th June

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    23rd June

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  • Litolff: Concerto Symphonique No.4 in D minor, Op. 102, scherzo. Isador Goodman, pno., Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D flat. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Gershwin: George Gershwin Medley. South Brisbane Federal Band.
  • Handel (arr. Frost): Largo (Xerxes). Philharmonia Orch/Eugene Ormandy.
  • Albinoni: Oboe concerto in D Minor, Op.9/2. Pierre Pierlot, oboe, I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Borodin: Piano Quintet in C minor. Ilona Prunyi, pno., New Budapest Quartet.
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in D minor. Yehudi Menuhin, vln., RCA Victor CO.
  • Delibes: Exc: Coppelia - Acts 1 & 2. Swiss Romande Orch/Richard Bonynge.

  • 16th June

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  • Various (arr. Green): MGM Jubilee Overture. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Gottschalk (arr. Kay): Grande Tarantelle, Op. 67. Reid Nibley, pno., Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel.
  • Goodwin: Arabian Celebration. New Zealand SO/Ron Goodwin.
  • Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 - Classical. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Winkler (arr. Krome): Gerhard Winkler Medley. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 2 in F, Op. 51. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • Hummel: Piano Concerto No.3 in B Minor, Op.89. Stephen Hough, pno., English CO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Lehar (arr. Lanchbery): Exc: The Merry Widow (arr. for ballet). State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery.

  • 9th June

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  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March. Slovak PO/Richard Hayman.
  • Handel (arr. Walsh): Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba. Guitar Trek.
  • Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet. Glenys Fowles, sop., Heather Begg, m-sop., Melbourne SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Mendelssohn: Concerto in E for two pianos. Stephen Coombs, pno., Ian Munro, pno., BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Saint-Saens: Parysatis, introduction and three scenes. Queensland Orch/Andrew Mogrelia.
  • Mendelssohn: Octet in E Flat, Op.20. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 66 in B flat, Hob.1:66. Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Bela Drahos.
  • Hummel: Exc: Ballet Suite, 'Sappho of Mitilene', Op.68. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.

  • 2nd June

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  • Rossini: The Thieving Magpie, Overture. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Tchaikovsky: Marche solennelle. Slovak PO/Richard Hayman.
  • Verdi: Aida: Gloria all'Egitto. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Stamitz: Double clarinet concerto in B flat. Kalman Berkes, cl., Tomoko Takashima, cl., Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Kalman Berkes.
  • Rossini: Barber of Seville - Una voce poco fa. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Jean-Louis Forestier.
  • Mozart L: Symphony in D, 'Peasant Wedding'. Ensemble Eduard Melkus.
  • Hummel: Piano Septet No.1 in D minor, Op.74. Capricorn.
  • Herold (arr. Lanchbery): Exc: La Fille mal gardee. ROHO/John Lanchbery.

  • 26th May

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  • Kern: Overture: The girl from Utah. National PO/John McGlinn.
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F sharp minor. Trad: Dark Eyes.Tea Rose Duo.
  • Farrar: Variations on an Old British Sea Song, Op.25. Howard Shelley, pno., Philharmonia Orch/Alasdair Mitchell.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada: Procession of the Nobles. Bolshoi Chorus, Bolshoi SO/Alexander Lazarev.
  • Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No.2. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Beethoven: Piano quartet in E flat, WoO 36/1. New Zealand Piano Quartet.
  • Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B Flat, D485. English CO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Exc: Scheherazade, Op.35. Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.


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