Symphonic masterpieces, dazzling concertos, glorious accompanied choral works, ballet classics and other orchestral gems: the finest in full-length concert works from the Baroque to the 21st century.

Monday – Thilo Troschke & Ian Lingard
Tuesday – John Barns
Wednesday – John Cleghorn
Thursday – Ted Davies
Friday – Matthew Toulmin & David Zeplin


14th April

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  • Delany, John Albert: Captain Cook Overture. Adelaide SO/Carl Pini.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 10, My soul doth magnify the Lord. Boys' Choir Soloist, treb., Kurt Equiluz, ten., Max van Egmond, bass, Paul Esswood, alto King's College Choir Cambridge, Leonhardt Consort/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Serenade in D, K.185. Kenneth Sillito, vln. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Sonata No.20 in A, D959. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Swan Lake, Op.20, excerpts. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 49 in F minor, Hob.I:49 - La Passione. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 13th April

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  • (CAV & Intro)
  • Ireland, John: A London Overture. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: A London Symphony (Symphony No.2). Melbourne SO/Christopher Seaman.
  • Stanford, Sir Charles: Clarinet Sonata in F, Op.129. Robert Plane, cl. Benjamin Frith, pno.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Sea Pictures, Op.37. Della Jones (b. 13/4/1946), m-sop. Royal PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Walton, Sir William: Viola Concerto in A minor. Nigel Kennedy, vla. Royal PO/Andre Previn.
  • Lambert, Constant: Pomona. State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery.
  • Coates, Eric: London Suite. East of England Orch/Malcolm Nabarro.

  • 12th April

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  • Wagner R: Rienzi, Overture. Philadelphia Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob.VIIe:1. Hakan Hardenberger, tpt. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18. Jayson Gillham, pno. Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.35 in D, K.385 - Haffner. Melbourne SO/Oleg Caetani.
  • Glass, Philip: Violin Concerto. Adele Anthony, vln. Ulster Orch/Takuo Yuasa.
  • Bruch, Max: Scottish Fantasy, Op.46. Elisabeth Unger, harp, Salvatore Accardo, vln. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Brumby, Colin: Three Baroque Angels. Intervarsity Festival Chorus, Queensland Youth Orch/John Nickson.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 - Classical. London SO/Claudio Abbado.

  • 9th April

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  • Chavez, Carlos: Chapultepec "Republican Overture". Royal PO/Enrique Batiz.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra, 1951. Narciso Yepes, gtr. London SO/Luis Garcia Navarro.
  • Ponce, Manuel Maria: Rapsodia Cubana. Alvaro Cendoya, pno.
  • Ginastera, Alberto: Concerto for Strings, Op.33. I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Bachianas Brasileiras No.2. French Radio NO/Heitor Villa-Lobos.
  • Ginastera, Alberto: Harp concerto, Op.25. Alice Giles, harp Adelaide SO/David Porcelijn.

  • 8th April

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  • Handel, George Frederic: Overture - Alcina. English CO/Raymond Leppard.
  • Tartini, Giuseppe: Cello concerto in A. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc. Zurich Collegium Musicum/Paul Sacher.
  • Giordano, Umberto: Andrea Chenier: Vicino a te. Antonietta Stella, sop., Franco Corelli, ten., Paulo Pedani, bar. Rome Opera House Orch/Gabriele Santini.
  • Bruckner, Anton: Symphony No.5 in B flat. Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Var det en drom? Op.37/4. Jussi Bjoerling, ten. Swedish RSO/Sten Frykberg.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Sav, sav, susa, Op.36/4. Jussi Bjoerling, ten. Swedish RSO/Sten Frykberg.
  • Vine, Carl: Suite from The Tempest. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Gounod, Charles: Faust: Ballet Music. Adelaide SO/Jose Serebrier.

  • 7th April

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  • Mascagni, Pietro: Cavalleria Rusticana: The Easter Hymn. Fiorenza Cossotto, m-sop., Giangiacomo Guelfi, bar., Maria Gracia Allegri, sop. La Scala Chorus, Milan, La Scala Orch, Milan/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: The Lark Ascending. Dimity Hall, vln. Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata for the first day of Easter BWV 31. August Messthaler, bass, Friederike Sailer, sop., Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Margarethe Bence, contr. Stuttgart Bach Choir, Stuttgart Bach Orch/Marcel Couraud.
  • Kelly, Frederick Septimus: Serenade. Douglas Mackie, fte., Geoff Lierse, horn, Marshall McGuire, harp Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • German, Sir Edward: Welsh Rhapsody. National SO of Ireland/Andrew Penny.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Septet in E flat, Op.20. Melbourne Chamber Players .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.3 in E flat, Op.75. Geoffrey Tozer, pno. London PO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Mozart L: Symphony in G, 'New Lambach'. Toronto CO/Kevin Mallon.

  • 6th April

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  • (CAV & Intro)
  • Milhaud, Darius: Suite provencale, Op.152b. Lille NO/Jean-Claude Casadesus.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Flute Sonata. Patrick Gallois, fte. Pascal Rogé (b. 6/4/1951), pno.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103, 'Egyptian'. Pascal Rogé, pno. Royal PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Bizet, Georges: Symphony in C. Scottish CO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
  • Stravinsky (d. 6/4/1971): Scherzo fantastique, Op.3. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Suite Italienne. Mischa Maisky, vlc. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Violin Concerto in D. Isaac Stern, vln. Columbia SO/Igor Stravinsky.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Jeu de cartes. Berlin PO/Igor Stravinsky.

  • 5th April

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture, Op.21. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Carmichael, John: Trumpet Concerto. Kevin Johnston, tpt. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Mahler G, Symphony No 2 in C minor 'Resurrection, City of Birminham Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Arleen auger soprano, Dame Janet Baker Mezzo, Simon Rattle conductor
  • Grieg, Edvard: Lyric Pieces, Op.38. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Brumby, Colin: Bassoon Concerto. Paul Blackman, bsn. Adelaide SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Hyde, Miriam: Flute Sonata in G Minor. Andrew West, pno., Bridget Bolliger, fte.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph (arr. Greaves, Ralph): Fantasia on Greensleeves. London SO/Sir Malcolm Sargent.

  • 2nd April

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  • Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Sinfonia and Concertanti in A minor. Christiane Jaccottet, hpschd., Dieter Leicht, vlc., Hans Elhorst, oboe, Heinz Holliger, oboe, Manfred Sax, bsn. Camerata Bern/Alexander van Wijnkoop.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Daphnis and Chloe. City of Birmingham SO, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: String Quartet No.10 in E flat, Op.51, B.92. Alban Berg Quartet .

  • 1st April

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  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Comic Overture, Op.38. North German RSO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. RCO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Part, Arvo: Stabat Mater. RIAS Chamber Choir. Berlin RSO/Kristjian Jarvi.
  • Strauss R: An Alpine Symphony, Op.64. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Verdi (arr. Mackerras): The Lady and the Fool Suite. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Bach P. D. Q.: Eine kleine Nichtmusik: Allegro. New York Pick-Up Ensemble/Peter Schickele.