The focus each week is on a single musician (composer, conductor or performer) or ensemble (orchestra, chamber group or choir), giving a broad overview of the oeuvre or repertoire of this Great Maker of Fine Music.


12th June

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  • Emmanuel Pahud
  • Devienne, Francois: Flute Concerto No.7 in E Minor. Emmanuel Pahud, fte. Basel CO/Giovanni Antonini.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Trio sonata in G, BWV1038. Emmanuel Pahud, fte. Berlin Baroque Soloists/Rainer Kussmaul.
  • Schubert, Franz: Introduction & Variations in E minor on Trockne Blumen, Op.160, D.802. Bruno Robilliard, pno., Emmanuel Pahud, fte.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Flute Concerto, FS119. Emmanuel Pahud, fte. Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Reinecke, Carl: Flute Sonata in E minor, Op.167, ' Undine'. Emmanuel Pahud, fte., Yefim Bronfman, pno.
  • Piazzolla, Astor: Histoire du Tango. Emmanuel Pahud, fte., Manuel Barrueco, gtr.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Flute concerto in F, RV433, Op.10/1, La tempesta di mare. Emmanuel Pahud, fte. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 5th June

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  • The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
  • Weiss, Sylvius Leopold (arr. Grigoryan, E.): Concerto in D minor for guitar and string orchestra. Slava Grigoryan, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Schumann, Robert: Manfred, Op.115, overture. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Vine, Carl: Canzona. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Liadov, Anatol: Eight Russian folk songs, Op.58. Tasmanian SO/Shalom Ronly-Riklis.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Holberg Suite, Op.40. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Rosenhain, Jacob: Piano Concerto in D minor, Op.73. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Pavane for a Dead Princess. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Strauss Jnr: Seid umschlungen, Millionen waltz, Op.443. Tasmanian SO/Marko Letonja.

  • 29th May

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  • Ferrucio Busoni
  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Comic Overture, Op.38. North German RSO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Piano Concerto in C, Op.39. Garrick Ohlsson, pno. Cleveland Men's Chorus, Cleveland Orch/Christoph von Dohnányi.
  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Indianisches Tagebuch (Red Indian Diary) Book I. Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Ten Variations on a Finnish Folksong for cello and piano, K237: Kultaselle. Selby & Friends .
  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Dance Waltz, Op.53. North German RSO/Werner Andreas Albert.

  • 22nd May

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  • Nigel Westlake
  • Westlake, Nigel: Spirit of the Wild. Diana Doherty, oboe Sydney SO/Nigel Westlake.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Suite - Babe. Melbourne Youth Orch/Peter Bandy.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Songs from the Forest. Joel Westlake, db., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Piano Trio. Macquarie Trio .
  • Westlake, Nigel: Sunday Afternoon - Penguin Ballet from Antartica. Timothy Kain, gtr. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Antarctica Suite: Wooden Ships. Timothy Kain, gtr. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Entomology. Ian Cleworth, perc., Rita Manning, vln. Tall Poppies Ensemble .
  • Westlake, Nigel: Hinchinbrook Riffs. Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Kalabash. Synergy .

  • 15th May

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  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • Lilburn, Douglas: Drysdale overture. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Ries, Ferdinand: Piano Concerto No.8 in A flat, Op.151, 'Salute to the Rhine'. Christopher Hinterhuber, pno. New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd.
  • Massenet, Jules: Herodiade, Ballet Suite. New Zealand SO/Jean-Yves Ossonce.
  • Barber, Samuel: Essay No.1. New Zealand SO/Andrew Schenck.
  • He Zhanhao/Chen Gang: Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto. Takako Nishizaki, vln. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Yu, Julian: Future of Water. New Zealand SO, St Paul's Cathedral Choir, Wellington/Kenneth Young.
  • Rozsa, Miklos: Hungarian Nocturne, Op.28. New Zealand SO/James Sedares.

  • 8th May

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  • Douglas Lilburn
  • Lilburn, Douglas: Festival overture. New Zealand SO/John Hopkins.
  • Lilburn, Douglas: A song of islands. New Zealand SO/William Southgate.
  • Lilburn, Douglas: Four Canzonas. Ithaca College Fesitval Orch/Grant Cooper.
  • Lilburn, Douglas: Symphony No.1. New Zealand SO/John Hopkins.
  • Lilburn, Douglas: A birthday offering. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Lilburn, Douglas: Suite for Orchestra. New Zealand SO/William Southgate.
  • Lilburn, Douglas: Symphony No.3. New Zealand SO/James Judd.

  • 1st May

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  • James Judd
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Keyboard Concerto in G minor, BWV1058. Jean Louis Steuerman, pno. CO of Europe/James Judd.
  • Heinze, Gustaf Adolf: Concert Piece in F. Thea King, cl. English CO/James Judd.
  • Antill, John: An Outback Overture. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: Great Sandy Island. Adelaide SO/James Judd.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: In the Fen Country. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Lilburn, Douglas: Forest. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Bridge, Frank: Summer. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Dream children, Op.43. New Zealand SO/James Judd.

  • 24th April

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  • The New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Abduction from the Seraglio. New Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Symphonie fantastique, Op.14. New Philharmonia Orch/Leopold Stokowski.
  • Charpentier, Gustave: Louise: Ainsi tout enfant a le droit. Ileana Cotrubas, sop., Placido Domingo, ten. Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Georges Pretre.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Peer Gynt - Suite No. 2, Op.55. Elisabeth Soderstrom, sop. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Scriabin, Alexander: The Poem of Ecstasy, Op.54. New Philharmonia Orch/Leopold Stokowski.

  • 17th April

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  • The New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Marriage of Figaro. New Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Rinaldo, Op.50. James King, ten. Ambrosian Male Voice Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Claudio Abbado.
  • Debussy, Claude: Spring. New Philharmonia Orch/Pierre Boulez.
  • Rubbra, Edmund: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op.45. New Philharmonia Orch/Vernon Handley.
  • Coates, Eric: Summer Days Suite. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Lehar, Franz (arr. Gamley, Douglas): Paganini - Love live forever. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop. Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.