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


2nd August

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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.

  • 26th July

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  • 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.

  • 19th July

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  • Kern, Jerome: Swing Time (excerpts). Ambrosian Singers, National PO/John McGlinn.
  • 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.

  • 12th July

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  • 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.

  • 5th July

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  • 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.

  • 28th June

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  • 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.

  • 21st June

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  • 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.

  • 14th June

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