A masterful exploration of the rich world of chamber music and song, in its many diverse forms, from the 18th century to the present day.


15th July

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  • Pleyel: String quartet in B flat, Op.2/5. Enso Quartet.
  • Gebauer: Wind Quintet No. 2 in E Flat. Le Concert Impromptu.
  • Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte, Op.98. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Ries: Piano Quartet in E flat, Op.17. Daniel Raiskin, vla., Mendelssohn Trio Berlin.
  • Liszt: La Lugubre Gondola, S200/2. Emmanuelle Bertrand, vlc., Pascal Amoyel, pno.
  • Czerny: Andante e Polacca in E, Op.posth.. Hermann Baumann, horn, Leonard Hokanson, pno.

  • 8th July

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  • Farrenc: Piano Trio in E flat, Op.33 Mary Ellen Haupert, piano, Nancy Oliveros, violin, Laura Sewell, cello
  • Hahn: String Quartet in F Major. Quatuor Parisii.
  • Strauss R: Dedication, Op.10/1. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Gerard Souzay, bar.
  • Strauss R: Nichts, Op.10/2. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Gerard Souzay, bar.
  • Strauss R: Die Nacht, Op.10/3. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Gerard Souzay, bar.
  • Strauss R: All mein Gedanken, Op.21/1. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Gerard Souzay, bar.
  • Clarke: Viola Sonata. Leslie Howard, pno., Paul Coletti, vla.
  • Britten: Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op.49. Jiri Tancibudek, oboe.
  • Edwards: Laikan. Australia Ensemble.

  • 1st July

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  • Handel: Oboe Sonata in F. L'Ecole d'Orphee.
  • Bach: Cello suite No.6 in D, BWV1012. Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Haydn: Divertimento in C, Hob.XV:C1. Beaux Arts Trio.
  • Mozart: Flute Quartet in D, K.285. Genevieve Lacey, rec., Flinders Quartet.
  • Mozart: A thrill of joy, K579. Roberta Alexander, sop., Glen Wilson, fortepiano.
  • Mozart: The Spring, KV597. Roberta Alexander, sop., Glen Wilson, fortepiano.
  • Mozart: The concealment, KV518. Roberta Alexander, sop., Glen Wilson, fortepiano.
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op.18/4. Goldner String Quartet.

  • 24th June

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  • Busoni: Introduction and Elegy. Dieter Klocker, cl., Consortium Classicum.
  • Debussy: Proses lyriques. Irwin Gage, pno., Christine Schafer, sop.
  • Bartok: String Quartet No.2, Sz.67, Op.17. Emerson String Quartet.
  • Dutilleux: Sonatine. Patrick Gallois, fte., Lydia Wong, pno.
  • Ireland: Cello Sonata in G minor. Raphael Wallfisch, vlc., John York, pno.
  • Vine: Piano Trio 'The Village'. Benaud Trio.

  • 17th June

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  • Zelenka: Sonata No.3 in B flat. Heinz Holliger, oboe, Christiane Jaccottet, hpschd., Klaus Thunemann, bsn., Saschko Gawriloff, vln., Lucio Buccarella, db.
  • Haydn: Piano Trio in A, Hob.XV:18. Christophe Coin, vlc., Patrick Cohen, pno., Erich Hobarth, vln.
  • Beethoven: Seven variations in E flat on a duet from Mozart's 'The Magic Flute', WoO.46. Martha Argerich, pno., Mischa Maisky, vlc.
  • Beethoven: The Maid of Isla, Op.108/4. Malcolm Martineau, pno., Krysia Osostowicz, vln., Christopher Maltman, bar., Elizabeth Layton, vln., Ursula Smith, vlc.
  • Beethoven: O Mary, at the window be, Op.108/17. Malcolm Martineau, pno., Krysia Osostowicz, vln., Christopher Maltman, bar., Elizabeth Layton, vln., Ursula Smith, vlc.
  • Beethoven: The Shepherd's Song, Op.108/23. Malcolm Martineau, pno., Krysia Osostowicz, vln., Christopher Maltman, bar., Elizabeth Layton, vln., Ursula Smith, vlc.
  • Spohr: String sextet in C, Op.140. Smithson String Quartet, L'Archibudelli.
  • Rawsthorne: Piano Quintet. John McCabe, pno., Mark Messenger, vln., Peter Adams, vlc., Nadia Myerscough, vln., Helen Roberts, vla.
  • Edwards: Incantations, New Sydney Wind Quintet

  • 10th June

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  • Romberg B: Divertimento in G, Op.27. Maureen Gallagher, vla., John Wion, fte., Eric Wyrick, vln., Nancy McAlhany, vln., Mark Shuman, vlc.
  • Schubert: Die schoene Muellerin, D795, Op.25. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Hubert Giesen, pno.
  • Busoni: Introduction and Elegy. Dieter Klocker, cl., Consortium Classicum.
  • Turina: Piano trio No.2 in B minor, Op.76. Trio Arbos.
  • Hindson: String Quartet No 5. Goldner String Quartet.

  • 3rd June

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  • Reicha: Clarinet Quintet in B Flat, Op.89. Charles Neidich, cl., L'Archibudelli.
  • Farrenc; Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 in A major, Op.39 Gaetane Prouvost, violin, Laurent Cabasso, piano
  • Schumann C: Die stille Lotosblume. Isabel Lippitz, sop., Deborah Richards, pno.
  • Schumann C: Beim Abschied. Isabel Lippitz, sop., Deborah Richards, pno.
  • Schumann C: An einem lichten Morgen. Isabel Lippitz, sop., Deborah Richards, pno.
  • Schumann C: Geheimes Flustern. Isabel Lippitz, sop., Deborah Richards, pno.
  • Spohr: Double String Quartet in D minor, Op.65. Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
  • Holland: Barely Spring. University of Queensland Ensemble/Colin Brumby.
  • Part: Spiegel im Spiegel. Wilma Smith, vln., Ensemble Liaison.

  • 27th May

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  • Bach: Violin Sonata in C minor, BWV1017. Elizabeth Blumenstock, vln., John Butt, hpschd.
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 2 in G, Op.18/2. Goldner String Quartet.
  • Grieg: The Mountain Maid, Op.67. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Bengt Forsberg, pno.
  • Sibelius: Four Pieces, Op.78. Ian Munro, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Ghedini: Quintet for Winds (1910). Quintetto a Fiato Del '900.
  • Kats-Chernin: Character Interludes. Timothy Kain, gtr., Virginia Taylor, fte.

  • 20th May

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  • Gibbons: Fantasia 1 in three parts. Schola Cantorum Basiliensis/August Wenzinger.
  • Gibbons: O My Love, How Comely Now. Deller Consort/Alfred Deller.
  • Gibbons: The silver swan. Deller Consort/Alfred Deller.
  • Gibbons: Fantasia in 4 parts. Schola Cantorum Basiliensis/August Wenzinger.
  • Morley: It was a Lover and his Lass. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Morley: Will you buy a fine dog. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Morley: A painted tale. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Charpentier: Sonate a huit, H.548. London Baroque/Charles Medlam.
  • Monteverdi: Tempro la cetra. Paul Elliot, ten., Consort of Musicke/Anthony Rooley.
  • Handel: Trio sonata in B flat for 2 Oboes & Basso Continuo, Op.2/3. Heinz Holliger, oboe, Christiane Jaccottet, hpschd., Maurice Bourgue, oboe, Klaus Thunemann, bsn., Yohio Nagashima, db.
  • Handel: Susser Blumen Ambraflocken, HWV204. Carolyn Sampson, sop., King's Consort.
  • Corelli: Ground upon the Sarabanda Theme of the 7th Sonata. Maurice Steger, rec., English Concert/Laurence Cummings.
  • Telemann: Sonata (Septet) in E minor. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Bach: Sheep may safely graze, from Cantata 208. Sara Macliver, sop., Orch of the Antipodes/Antony Walker.
  • Bach: Sonata in E flat for flute and harpsichord, BWV1031. Janet See, fte., Davitt Moroney, cembalo, Mary Springfels, viola da gamba.