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22nd August

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  • Vivaldi: Cantata, Lungi dal vago, RV680. Emma Kirkby, sop., Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon.
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Bernard Haitink.
  • Vine: Piano Concerto No.1. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno., Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Strauss R: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op.60. Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Debussy: Danses, sacree et profane. Osian Ellis, harp, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Beethoven: Coriolan, Op.62: Overture. Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Hummel: Rondo brillant in B flat, Op.98. Howard Shelley, pno., London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Meale: Cantilena pacifica. Erica Kennedy, vln., Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Beath: Asmaradana. Betty Beath, pno.

  • 21st August

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  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op.35. Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Wolf-Ferrari: Piano quintet in D flat, Op.6. Ex Novo Ensemble.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111. Ian Holtham, pno.
  • Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music. English CO, Corydon Singers/Matthew Best.
  • Danzi: Horn Concerto in E. Andrew Joy, horn, Cologne RSO/Johannes Goritzki.

  • 20th August

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  • (CAV & Intro)
  • Fischer: Overture No.4 in D Minor. Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players/Geoffrey Lancaster (b. 20/8/1954).
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata No.10 in C, K.330, Geoffrey Lancaster, fortepno.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92. Vienna PPO/Carlos Kleiber.
  • McKimm (b. 20/8/1941): Celtic Concerto. Frederick Shade, picc., Huw Jones, harp, Malvern SO/Gregory Doyle.
  • Tchaikovsky (arr. Parhamovsky): Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op.42. Maxim Vengerov (b. 20/8/1974), vln., Vag Papian, pno., Virtuosi.
  • Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D. Maxim Vengerov, vln., London SO/Mstislav Rostropovitch.
  • Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 in D, "Classical", Op.25. Berlin PO/Sergiu Celibidache.

  • 19th August

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  • Haydn M: Trombone Concerto in D. Christian Lindberg, tbn., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Smetana: Festive Symphony in E, Op.6. Austrian RSO/Lothar Zagrosek.
  • Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63. Janine Jansen, vln., London PO/Vladimir Jurowski.
  • Bantock: Pagan Symphony. Royal PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Dvorak: Piano Trio No.3 in F minor, Op.65, B130. Benaud Trio.

  • 16th August

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  • Sibelius: Karelia Overture, Op.10. Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
  • Berwald: Piano Concerto in D. Marian Migdal, pno., Royal PO/Ulf Bjorlin.
  • Nielsen: Symphony No.1 in G Minor, Op.7, FS16. San Francisco SO/Herbert Blomstedt.
  • Grieg (arr. Tognetti): String Quartet in G minor, Op.27 (arr. String orchestra). Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 15th August

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  • Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C, Hob.VIIb:1. Mischa Maisky, vlc., CO of Europe/Mischa Maisky.
  • Rossini (arr. Respighi): La Boutique fantasque. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Ibert: Flute Concerto. Timothy Hutchins, fte., Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Saint-Saens: Symphony No.2 in A minor, Op.55. London SO/Yondani Butt.
  • Delius: Norwegian Suite. Bergen PO/Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Edwards: Arafura Ariosa. SHE Seven Harp Ensemble.
  • Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha Overture, Op. 30. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Schubert: Die Taubenpost, D.957/14. Gerald Moore, pno., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
  • Saint-Saens: Allegro appassionato, Op.43. Mischa Maisky, vlc., Daria Hovora, pno.

  • 14th August

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  • Wolf-Ferrari: The Jewels of the Madonna - Suite. Royal PO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 4, Christ lay in the bonds of death. Steven Hodgson, bar., Jacob Anders Lawrence, ten., Australian Chamber Choir/Douglas Lawrence.
  • Reger: Clarinet Quintet in A, Op.146. Karl Leister, cl., Vogler String Quartet.
  • Hummel: Piano Concerto No.1 in C, Op.34a. Howard Shelley, pno., London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Edwards: Veni Creator Spiritus. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.

  • 13th August

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  • (CAV & Intro)
  • Huber: A Comedy Overture, Op.50. Stuttgart PO/Jorg-Peter Weigle.
  • Thalberg: Piano Concerto in F minor, Op.5. Michael Ponti, pno., Westphalian SO/Richard Kapp.
  • Schubert: To the Lute, D.905. Night and Dreams, D.827. Serenade, D.889. The Shepherd on the Rock, D.965*. Kathleen Battle (b. 13/8/1948), sop., James Levine, pno., *Karl Leister, cl.
  • Huber: Symphony No.2 in E minor, "Bocklin", Op.115. Stuttgart PO/Jorg-Peter Weigle.
  • Walton: Portsmouth Point Overture. BBC NO of Wales/David Atherton.
  • Parry: Piano Concerto in F Sharp. Piers Lane, Pno., BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins (b. 13/8/1959).
  • Clifford: A Kentish Suite. BBC SO/Martyn Brabbins.

  • 12th August

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  • Beethoven: Coriolan, Op.62: Overture. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Mozart: Bastien and Bastienne, K50. Kurt Moll, bass, Brigette Lindner, sop., Adolf Dallapozza, ten., Bavarian State Orch/Eberhard Schoener.
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 in C, Op.59/3, 'Razumovsky'. Juilliard String Quartet.
  • Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E. Hakan Hardenberger, tpt., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op.58. Maurizio Pollini, pno., Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Bach: Orchestral suite No.2 in B minor, BWV1067. Marc Hantai, fte., Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.

  • 9th August

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  • Vivaldi: Four seasons, Concerto in F minor, RV297, Winter. Gidon Kremer, vln., Kremerata Baltica/Gidon Kremer.
  • Stenhammar: Midwinter Op.24. Gothenburg SO, Gothenburg Concert Hall Choir/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Schubert: Winterreise, D.911. Gerald Moore, pno., Hans Hotter, bar.