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21st January

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  • Schubert, Franz: Octet in F, D.803. Anton Schroder, horn, Emma Sullivan, db., Lloyd Van't Hoff, cl., Markiyan Melnychenko, vln., Matthew Kneale, bsn., Merewyn Bramble, vla., Michael Dahlenburg, vlc., William Hennessy, vln.
  • Schubert, Franz: (arr. Sonnenburg):March Militaire in D, D.733/1. Camerata Bern/Thomas Fueri.
  • Schubert, Franz: Violin concerto in D, D.345, Concertstuck. Gidon Kremer, vln. CO of Europe .
  • Schubert, Franz: Polonaise in B flat for Violin & Orchestra, D580. Thomas Zehetmair, vln. German Chamber Philharmonic/Thomas Zehetmair.
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Williams, John (Aus.)): Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D.821. John Williams, gtr. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Schubert, Franz: Double Cello Quintet in C, Op.163: 1st mvt. Camerata Melbourne .
  • Schubert, Franz: Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus, Incidental Music, D.797. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.

  • 14th January

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  • Paganini, Nicolo: Violin Concerto No.2 in B Minor, "La Campanella", Op.7. Salvatore Accardo, vln. London PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23. Simon Tedeschi, pno. Queensland Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Bartok, Bela: Concerto for two pianos, percussion and orchestra, Sz.115. Jean-Pierre Drouet, perc., Katia Labeque, pno., Marielle Labeque, pno., Sylvio Gualda, perc. City of Birmingham SO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob VIIe:1. Geoffrey Payne, tpt. Melbourne SO/Michael Halasz.

  • 7th January

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  • Woolfenden, Guy: Bassoon Concerto. Double Reed Society CO/Nicholas Daniel.
  • Brumby, Colin: Clarinet Concerto. Paul Dean, cl. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Edwards, Ross: Oboe Concerto, Bird Spirit Dreaming. Diana Doherty, oboe Melbourne SO/Arvo Volmer.
  • MacMillan, James: Saxophone Concerto. Amy Dickson, sax. Adelaide SO/Nicholas Carter.
  • Lovelock, William: Tuba concerto. Peter Whish-Wilson, tuba Adelaide SO/David Stanhope.
  • Sutherland, Margaret: Concerto Grosso. John Glickman, vla., Max Cooke, hpschd., Sybil Copeland, vln. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.

  • 31st December

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    24th December

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  • Scarlatti A: Cantata - Christmas. Maria Zadori, sop. Capella Savaria/Pal Nemeth.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Violin concerto in C, Hob.VIIa:1. Simon Standage, vln. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Christmas Oratorio, Cantata No. 1, BWV248. Andreas Stein, alto, Barry McDaniel, bar., Hans Buchhierl, sop., Theo Altmeyer, ten. Collegium Aureum, Tolz Boys' Choir/Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Sonata for trumpet and organ in A. Marie-Claire Alain, org., Maurice Andre, tpt.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Concerto for oboe and violin in C minor, BWV1060. Catherine Mackintosh, vln., Stephen Hammer, oboe Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Purcell, Henry: Abdelazar: Suite. Purcell Quartet .
  • Anderson, Leroy: A Christmas Festival. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.

  • 17th December

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  • Tubin, Eduard: Balalaika concerto. Emanuil Sheynkman, balalaika Swedish RSO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Ibert, Jacques: Concertino da camera for Alto Saxophone and 11 instruments. Eugene Rousseau, sax. Paul Kuentz CO/Paul Kuentz.
  • Piazzolla, Astor: Concerto for bandoneon, strings & percussion, Aconcaqua. Pablo Mainette, bandoneon Lliure Theatre CO/Josep Pons.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Concerto in D minor for two chalmeaux. Erik Hoeprich, chalumeau, Lisa Klewitt, chalumeau Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Farkas, Ferenc: Concertino Rustico for Alphorn & String Orchestra. Jozsef Molner, alphorn Capella Istropolitana/Urs Schneider.
  • Horovitz, Joseph: Euphonium Concerto. Robert Childs, euphonium John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band/Major Peter Parkes.
  • Antill, John: Harmonica Concerto. Lionel Easton, harmonica Sydney SO/John Antill.

  • 10th December

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  • Ives, Charles: Three Places in New England. Melbourne SO/Markus Stenz.
  • Copland, Aaron: Clarinet Concerto. Andreas Ottensamer, cl. Rotterdam PO/Yannick Nezet-Seguin.
  • Beach, Amy: Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, Op.45. Mary-Louise Boehm, pno. Westphalian SO/Siegfried Landau.
  • Thomson, Virgil: Cello concerto. Yehuda Hanani, vlc. RTE National SO/William Eddins.
  • Gershwin, George: Piano Concerto in F. Roy Bargy, pno. Unnamed Orch/Paul Whiteman.

  • 3rd December

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  • Glazunov, Alexander: Elegy in B flat, Op.17. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Violin Concerto No.2 in C sharp minor, Op.129. Dmitry Sitkovetsky, vln. BBC SO/Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Myaskovsky, Nikolai: Cello Concerto in C minor, Op.66. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc. London SO/Maxim Shostakovich.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Violin Concerto No.1 in D, Op.19. Sarah Chang, vln. Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18, 2nd mvt.. Isador Goodman, pno. Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas.

  • 26th November

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  • Handel, George Frederic: Oboe Concerto No.3 in G minor. Anne Gilby, oboe Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam.
  • Albinoni, Tomaso: Concerto in D minor, Op.9/2. Michala Petri, rec. I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Crusell, Bernhard Henrik: Concertino in B flat for Bassoon and Orchestra. Laszlo Hara, bsn. Tapiola Sinfonietta/Osmo Vanska.
  • Bellini, Vincenzo: Trumpet concerto in E flat. Maurice Andre, tpt. Franz Liszt CO/Frigyes Sandor.
  • Quantz, Johann Joachim: Flute Concerto in G minor. James Galway, fte. Wurttemberg CO/Jorg Faerber.
  • Salieri, Antonio: Concerto for flute, oboe & orchestra in C. Clementine Hoogendoorn, fte., Pietro Borgonovo, oboe I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Kozeluch, Leopold: Clarinet Concerto in E flat. Emma Johnson, cl. Royal PO/Gunther Herbig.