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23rd January

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  • Gershwin, George (arr. Grofe, Ferde): Piano Concerto in F. Andrew Balio, tpt., Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno. Baltimore SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Khachaturian, Aram (arr. Gallois, Patrick): Violin Concerto (arr. Flute). Patrick Gallois, fte. Philharmonia Orch/Ion Marin.
  • Clementi, Muzio: Symphony in D, Op.18/2. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.41 in C, K.551 - Jupiter. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Karelia Suite, Op.11. Helsinki PO/Leif Segerstam.
  • Benjamin, Arthur: Ballade for String Orchestra. Queensland SO/Christopher Lyndon-Gee.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Polonaise in A flat, Op.53, Heroic. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno.
  • Stanhope, Paul: Dancing on clouds. ACO Collective/Helena Rathbone.

  • 22nd January

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  • Bach CPE: Symphony in G, Wq.183/4. English Concert/Andrew Manze.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Oboe Concerto in C, K.314. Heinz Holliger, oboe Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Piano Trio No.1 in B flat, Op.21, B51. Macquarie Trio .
  • Parry, Sir Charles Hubert: Piano Concerto in F Sharp. Piers Lane, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Alcina - ballet music. English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Hart, Fritz: Idyll for Violin and Orchestra, Op.169. Ronald Woodcock, vln. Adelaide SO/Graham Abbott.
  • Lalo, Edouard: Symphony in G minor. Royal PO/Yondani Butt.

  • 21st January

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  • Mozart: Bastien and Bastienne, K.50: Overture. Basel SO/Moshe Atzmon.
  • Winter( arr. Koch): Sinfonia concertante in B flat for Violin, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Orchestra. Wolfnang Schwarzmuller, vln. Karl Schlechta, cl. Xiao-Ming Han, horn. Jurgen Gode, bsn. Kurpfalz CO/Jiri Malat.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Sonata No. 4 in A minor, D.537. Paul Lewis, pno.
  • R Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, Op.64. BBC SO/Semyon Bychkov.
  • Lehar, Franz: Tatjana: Preludes and Russian Dances. North German Radio PO/Klauspeter Seibel.
  • Dohnanyi, Ernst von: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op.42. Laszlo Baranyay, pno., Budapest SO/Gyorgy Gyorivanyi-Rath.
  • Bartok, Bela: Dance Suite, Sz..77. Budapest PO/Arpad Joo.

  • 20th January

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Don Giovanni. New Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Howarth, Elgar: Trombone Concerto. Christian Lindberg, tbn. BBC NO of Wales/Grant Llewellyn.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Don Juan. English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Hindemith, Paul: Symphony "Harmony of the World''. Berlin PO/Wilhelm Furtwangler.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV1043. Elizabeth Wilcock, vln., Simon Standage, vln. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Fantasia para un Gentilhombre. Julian Bream, gtr. RCA Victor CO/Leo Brouwer.
  • Borodin, Alexander: Piano Quintet in C minor. Walter Panhofer, pno. Vienna Octet members .

  • 17th January

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  • Stanley, John: Trumpet Voluntary. Wynton Marsalis, tpt. English CO/Anthony Newman.
  • Strauss R: Arabella: Das war sehr gut, Mandryka. Alfred Poell, bar., Lisa Della Casa, sop. Vienna PO/Rudolf Moralt.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano and violin concerto in G, Op.17. Alexander Trostiansky, vln., Polina Osetinskaya, pno. Russian PO/Gregory Rose.
  • Strauss R: Don Quixote, Op.35. Giusto Cappone, vla., Pierre Fournier, vlc. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Griffiths, David): Sonata in D minor for clarinet, BWV1034. Ensemble Liaison .

  • 16th January

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  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario: Guitar concerto No.1 in D, Op.99. Pepe Romero, gtr. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23. Martha Argerich, pno. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 - Classical. Philadelphia Orch/Riccardo Muti.
  • Strauss R: Don Juan, Op.20. Philadelphia Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 36, Up joyous raise your song. Christoph Pregardien, ten., Peter Kooy, bass, Sarah Connolly, m-sop., Sibylla Rubens, sop. Collegium Vocale Ghent/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Schumann, Robert: Piano quintet in E flat, Op.44. Benjamin Martin, pno. Australian String Quartet .
  • Carmichael, John: A Country Fair. Jack Harrison, cl. West Australian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Fandango. Pepe Romero, gtr.
  • Schumann, Robert: Abschied. Ian Holtham, pno.

  • 15th January

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  • Marcello, Alessandro: Oboe Concerto in C minor. Pierre Pierlot, oboe Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Mass in B flat, "Creation", Hob.XXII:13. Ann Murray, m-sop., Barbara Hendricks, sop., Hansjurgen Scholze, org., Hans-Peter Blochwitz, ten., Matthias Holle, bass Dresden State Orch, Leipzig Radio Choir/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Trio in A minor, Op.114. Deborah de Graaff, cl., Georg Pedersen, vlc., Len Vorster, pno.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: From the Middle Ages, Op.79. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op.43. Ayako Uehara, pno. Sydney SO/Edvard Tchivzhel.
  • Smeaton, Bruce: Symphonic Suite No.1, A Town Like Alice. Australian SO/Bruce Smeaton.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.28 in C, K.200. Prague CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 14th January

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  • Peterson-Berger (arr. Holmstedt): Entry into Sommarhagen; Summer Song, Op.16/2; Congratulations, Op.16/5. Ostersunds Wind Ensemble/Mats Janhagen.
  • Aulin: Violin Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.14. Tobias Ringborg, vln., Swedish CO/Niklas Willen.
  • Sjogren: Novelettes, Op.14/1-3. Mats Widlund, pno.
  • Andree:Symphony No.2 in A minor. Stockholm SO/Gustaf Sjokvist.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Daphnis and Chloe Suite No.2. Philharmonia Orch/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Chaminade: Piano Trio No.1 in G minor, Op.11. Rembrandt Trio.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Concerto No.3 in E flat, Op.29. Philippe Entremont, pno. Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Bizet, Georges: Jeux d'enfants. Philharmonia Orch/Sir Adrian Boult.

  • 13th January

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Egmont, Op.84: Overture. Heidelberg SO/Christopher Kopke.
  • Wagner R: Lohengrin, highlights. Cheryl Studer, sop., Ekkehard Wlaschiha, bar., Gabriele Schnaut, m-sop., Manfred Schenk, bass Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Bayreuth Festival Orch/Peter Schneider.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op.80. Albrecht Sack, ten., Andrea Pitt, contr., Ekkehard Wagner, ten., Kerstin Klein, sop., Menahem Pressler, pno., Reinhard Decker, bass, Susanne Scheinpflug, sop. Bavarian Radio Chorus, Gewandhaus Orch, Middle German Radio Chorus/Kurt Masur.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Quintet in A, D667, Op. 114 'Trout'. Alois Posch, db., Andras Schiff, pno. Members of Hagen Quartet .
  • Grainger, Percy: Spoon River. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No. 1 in E Flat, K16. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.

  • 10th January

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  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Cockaigne Overture, Op.40. London SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Bruckner, Anton: Te Deum. Alexander Malta, bass, Gosta Winbergh, ten., Helga Muller-Molinari, alto, Janet Perry, sop. Vienna PO, Vienna Singverein/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No.5 in E flat, Op.82. Vienna PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Otello: Non ti cucciar … Credo in un Dio crudel. Ian Caley, ten., Sherrill Milnes, bar. London PO/Silvio Varviso.
  • Rubinstein, Anton (arr. Sitsky, Larry): Suite for wind quintet. Canberra Wind Soloists .