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Thursday – Ted Davies
Friday – Matthew Toulmin & David Zeplin


22nd July

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  • Nathan, Isaac (arr. Mackerras, Sir Charles):Overture: Don John of Austria. Sydney SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.22 in E flat, K.482. Alfred Brendel, pno. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Janacek, Leos: Sinfonietta. Vienna PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Missa Solemnis in D, Op.123. Christopher Doig, ten., Elizabeth Campbell, m-sop., Rodney Macann, bass, Rosamund Illing, sop. Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Sydney SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Delius, Frederick: Brigg Fair. Welsh National Opera Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Traditional (arr. Mackerras, Sir Charles): The Ash-Grove. Hendon Grammar School Choir, Pro Arte Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 21st July

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Orchestral Suite No.4 in D, BWV1069. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Mass No.8 in D, K.194. Christoph Lehmann, org., Hilke Helling, contr., Klaus Mertens, bass, Klaus Schneider, ten., Maria Zedelius, sop. Cologne Chamber Choir, Cologne Collegium Classicum/Peter Neumann.
  • Moscheles, Ignaz: Piano Concerto No.4 in E, Op.64. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Bridge, Frank: Suite for String Orchestra. English CO/David Garforth.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Piano Concerto in D for the left hand. Louis Lortie, pno. London SO/Rafael Fruhbeck deBurgos.
  • Delius, Frederick: Over the Hills and Far Away. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Palmer, George: The Ruritanian Dances. Cove CO/Stephen Williams.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Symphony No.8 in G, Op.88, B163. Berlin PO/Rafael Kubelik.

  • 20th July

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  • (CAV & Intro)
  • Moniuszko, Stanislaw: The Fairytale Concert Overture. Warsaw National PO/Witold Rowicki.
  • Wieniawski, Henryk: Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.22. Gil Shaham, vln. London SO/Lawrence Foster.
  • Tepper de Ferguson, Ludwig: Sonata for Four Hands in D. Alexander Bakhchiyev, Yelena Sorokina, pno duet.
  • Lessel, Franciszek: Adagio and Rondeau a la Polonaise in E flat, Op.9. Jerzy Sterczynski, pno. Silesian Philharmonic SO/Jerzy Salarowski.
  • Liszt, Franz: Hungarian Rhapsody in D minor, S244/2. Chicago SO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Dohnanyi, Ernst von: Variations on a Nursery Song, Op.25. Eldar Nebolsin, pno. Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta.
  • Bartok, Bela: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz116. Chicago SO/Pierre Boulez.
  • Kodaly, Zoltan: Hary Janos Suite, Op.15a. Budapest Festival Orch/Ivan Fischer.

  • 19th July

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  • Dvorak, Antonin: King and Charcoal Burner, B.21, Overture. CSSR State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Peer Gynt - Suite No. 2, Op.55. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op.68. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Fantasia on Polish Airs in A, Op.13. Artur Rubinstein, pno. Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy.
  • Copland, Aaron: Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes from the Ballet. Detroit SO/Antal Dorati.
  • Spohr, Louis: Clarinet Concerto No.1 in C minor, Op.26. Andreas Ottensamer, cl. Rotterdam PO/Yannick Nezet-Seguin.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Peer Gynt - Suite No. 1, Op.46. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.

  • 16th July

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  • Viotti, Giovanni Battista: Violin Concerto No.13 in A. Adelina Oprean, vln. European Community CO/Jorg Faerber.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 85 in B flat, Hob.I:85 - La Reine. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Gossec, Francois: Symphonie a six, RH177. Les Jacobins/Mathieu Lussier.
  • Mehul, Etienne Nicholas: Symphony No.3 in C major. Gulbenkian Foundation Orch./Michel Swierczewski.
  • Charpentier, Marc-Antoine: Te Deum, H.146. Annick Massis, sop., Eric Hutchet, ten., Jean-Louis Bindi, bass, Magdalena Kozena, m-sop., Patrick Henckens, ten., Russell Smythe, bar. Musiciens du Louvre, Musiciens du Louvre Choir/Marc Minkowski.
  • Cherubini, Luigi: Hymne a la Victoire. Leeds Festival Chorus, Wallace Collection/John Wallace.

  • 15th July

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  • Offenbach, Jacques (arr. Bonynge, Richard): Le Papillon. English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Fantasia para un Gentilhombre. Julian Bream, gtr. RCA Victor CO/Leo Brouwer.
  • Czerny, Carl: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.214. Felicja Blumental, pno. Vienna CO/Helmut Froschauer.
  • Burgon, Geoffrey: Brideshead Revisited: Variations. Adelaide SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Symphony No.1 in A flat, Op.55. London SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Sor, Fernando: Variations on a theme by Mozart, Op.9. Julian Bream, gtr.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Serenade No. 6 in D, K.239 "Serenata Notturna". Barry Guy, db., Micaela Comberti, vln., Simon Standage, vln., Trevor Jones, vla. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.

  • 14th July

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  • Brahms, Johannes: Academic Festival Overture, Op.80. Berlin PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Liszt, Franz: Piano concerto No.2 in A, S.125. Tzimon Barto, pno. Royal PO/Adam Fischer.
  • Crusell, Bernhard Henrik: Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in B flat, Op.11. Thea King, cl. London SO/Alun Francis.
  • Grieg, Edvard (arr. Tognetti, Richard): String Quartet in G minor, Op.27 (arr. String orchestra). Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Cello Concerto No.1 in C, Hob.VIIb:1. Daniel Muller-Schott, vlc. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Part, Arvo: Salve Regina. Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, org Polyphony/Stephen Layton.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Symphony No.7 in D minor, Op.70, B141. Berlin PO/Rafael Kubelik.

  • 13th July

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  • (CAV & Intro)
  • Myslivecek, Josef: Sinfonia in F. Prague CO .
  • Krommer, Franz: Clarinet Concerto in E flat, Op.36. Emma Johnson, cl. Royal PO/Gunther Herbig.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104, B191. Jacqueline du Pre, vlc. Swedish RSO/Sergiu Celibidache.
  • Fibich, Zdenek: Symphony No.3 in E minor, Op.53. Czech PO/Gerd Albrecht.
  • Suk, Josef: Serenade for Strings in E flat, Op.6. Czech PO/Libor Pesek.
  • Foerster, Josef: My Youth, Op.44. Slovak RSO/Lance Friedel.

  • 12th July

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  • Offenbach, Jacques (arr. Dorati, Antal):La Vie Parisienne: Overture on Themes. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: The Duped Judge. Anneliese Rothenberger, sop., Helen Donath, sop., Klaus Hirte, bar., Nicolai Gedda, ten., Regina Marheineke, sop., Walter Berry, bass Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Bavarian State Opera Orch/Otmar Suitner.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16. Stephen Kovacevich, pno. BBC SO/Sir Colin Davis.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78, Organ. Leonard Raver, org. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Hill, Alfred: A Reverie. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Concerto No.1 in C, Op.34a. Howard Shelley, pno. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.

  • 9th July

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  • Bortniansky, Dmitry: Cherubic Hymn No.7. Melbourne Cappella Choir/Nicholas Cowell.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Marche Slave in B flat, Op.31. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Chesnokov, Pavel: Cherubic Hymn. Tenebrae/Nigel Short.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Divertissement, Op.43. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: All-Night Vigil, Op. 37, Julia Scozzafava, M-sop. Frank Fleschner, ten. Phoenix Chorale. Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy