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10th September

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  • O'Boyle, Sean: Concerto for Didgeridoo. William Barton, didjeridu Queensland Orch/Sean O'Boyle.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Piano Concerto No.2 in F, Op.102. Dmitri Shostakovich Jr, pno. I Musici de Montreal/Maxim Shostakovich.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Carmen Fantasy, Op.25. Vanessa-Mae, vln. London Mozart Players/Anthony Inglis.
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario: Guitar concerto No.1 in D, Op.99. Kazuhito Yamashita, gtr. London PO/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Whettam: Concerto for harmonica and orchestra. Gianluca Littera, harmonica. Orchestra Stesichoros / Francesci Di Mauro.
  • Walton, Sir William: Cello Concerto. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.

  • 3rd September

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  • Chabrier, Emmanuel: Larghetto for horn and orchestra. Ronald Janezic, horn Vienna PO/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Gossec, Francois: Symphonie concertante in D. Lily Laskine, harp, Odette Le Dentu, harp Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.
  • Debussy, Claude: Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra. Zoltan Kocsis, pno. Budapest Festival Orch/Ivan Fischer.
  • Gounod, Charles: Petite symphonie for winds. Saint Paul CO/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Alkan, Charles Valentin (arr. Klindworth, Karl): Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, Op.39/8. Dmitry Feofanov, pno. Razumovsky SO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Hippolyte et Aricie. Les Arts Florissants/William Christie.

  • 27th August

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  • Knechtl: Horn concerto in D. Barry Tuckwell, horn Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Gross, Eric: Concerto for Alto Trobone and Concert Band, Op.236. Greg van der Struik, tbn. University of Newcastle Wind Orch/Ian Cook.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Cello Concerto No.2 in G, Op.126. Simon Cobcroft, vlc. Orch Victoria/John Curro.
  • Rabushka, Aaron: Trombone concerto. Jiri Vydra, tbn. Moravian PO/Toshiyuki Shimada.
  • Schoeck, Othmar: Horn Concerto, Op.65. Andrew Joy, horn Cologne RSO/Wolf-Dieter Hauschild.

  • 20th August

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  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto in A minor for 2 violins, RV522, Op.3/8. Alan Loveday, vln., Iona Brown, vln. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Yu, Julian: Concerto for Marimba and Small Orchestra. John Arcaro, timp., Robert Clarke, marimba Academy of Melbourne/Brett Kelly.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K.467. Vera Kameneva, pno. Australian CO/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Oboe Concerto. Jiri Tancibudek, oboe Adelaide SO/Elyakum Shapirra.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53, B.108. Richard Tognetti, vln. Australian CO/Anthony Halstead.
  • Nielsen, Carl: The Fog is Lifting, Op.41. Len Vorster, pno., Masahide Kurita, fte.

  • 13th August

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  • Paisiello, Giovanni: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor. Francesco Nicolosi, pno. Collegium Philharmonicum CO/Gennaro Cappabianca.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Violin Concerto in D. Anne-Sophie Mutter, vln. Philharmonia Orch/Paul Sacher.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op.15. Rudolf Serkin, pno. Cleveland Orch/George Szell.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Concerto No. 2 in F, HWV333. Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon.

  • 6th August

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  • Hovhaness, Alan: Harp Concerto (String Orch.), Op.267. Yolanda Kondonassis, harp I Fiamminghi/Rudolf Werthen.
  • Glass, Philip: Violin Concerto. Adele Anthony, vln. Ulster Orch/Takuo Yuasa.
  • Riley, Terry: Salome Dances for Peace (1985-86) 5. Good Medicine. Kronos Quartet .
  • Williams, John: Treesong. Gil Shaham, vln. Boston Symphony/John Williams.

  • 30th July

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  • Lhoyer, Antoine de: Guitar Concerto, Op.16. Philippe Spinosi, gtr. Ensemble Matheus/Jean-Christophe Spinosi.
  • Dittersdorf Double Bass Pedro Fuentes The Art of Bass
  • Tippett, Sir Michael: Concerto for Double String Orchestra. Scottish CO/Sir Michael Tippett.
  • Giuliani, Mauro: Concerto for 2 Mandolins, Viola & Orchestra in E. Dorina Frati, mndln., Jodi Levitz, vla., Ugo Orlandi, mndln. I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104, B191. Paul Tortelier, vlc. London SO/Andre Previn.

  • 23rd July

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  • Bach CPE: Keyboard concerto in C minor, Wq43/4. Miklos Spanyi, hpschd. Concerto Armonico Budapest .
  • Brumby, Colin: Violin Concerto No.2. Jan Sedivka, vln. Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Lawes, William: Consort Set No. 5 in C, Paven a 5. Consort Eclectus/Gary Ekkel.
  • Schultz, Andrew: Violin Concerto, Op.55. Jennifer Pike, vln. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Organ Concerto No.13 in F, The Cuckoo and the Nightingale. Nicholas Parle, org. London Baroque/Charles Medlam.
  • Jacob, Gordon: Bassoon Concerto. Robert Thompson, bsn. English CO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Byrd, William: Pavan a 5. Consort Eclectus/Gary Ekkel.

  • 16th July

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Oboe d'amore concerto in D, BWV1053a. Diana Doherty, oboe Ironwood .
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.33. Jamie Walton, vlc. Philharmonia Orch/Alexander Briger.
  • Edwards, Ross: Piano Concerto. Dennis Hennig, pno. Queensland SO/Myer Fredman.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Horn Concerto No.3 in E Flat, K.447. Anthony Halstead, horn Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Clarinet concerto No.1 in F minor, Op.73. Karl Leister, cl. Berlin PO/Rafael Kubelik.
  • Bach CPE: Keyboard concerto in E flat, Wq43/3. Miklos Spanyi, hpschd. Concerto Armonico Budapest .