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Illuminations: Amanda Maier
Illuminations: Amanda Maier

October 28th, 2021

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Illuminations: Sir André Previn
Illuminations: Sir André Previn

October 21st, 2021

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Illuminations: Victoria de los Ángeles, Part 2
Illuminations: Victoria de los Ángeles, Part 2

October 14th, 2021

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21st October

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14th October

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  • Worland, Bill: Millenium - A Celebration March. RTE Concert Orch/Gavin Sutherland.
  • Lewis, Paul: Sussex Symphony Overature, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Chappell, Herbert:: Boy Wizard, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Glyn, Gareth: A Snowdon Overature, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Martelli, Carlo: Jubilee March, Neil Thomson & his Orchestra
  • Cooke Jim: Concert Jig, Christopher Perry (Dulicimer, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Saunder, Adam: Pirates Ahoy!, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland.
  • Flinn Peter: Cinema Suite, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Paul Murphy.
  • Lane, Philip: Lyric Dances, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Lane, Philip: London Salute. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland.
  • Farnon, Robert: Westminster waltz. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Tate, Phyllis: London Fields Suite, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
  • Coates, Eric: Knightsbridge March. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Phillips, Montague F.: A Surrey Suite Op 59, BBC Concert Orchestra, Gavin Sutherland.
  • Wood, Haydn: Snapshots of London Suite - Sadler's Wells, BBC Concert Orchestra, Gavin Sutherland
  • Blezard, William: Battersea Park Suite, Royal ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Tomlinson, Ernest: An English Overture. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.

  • 7th October

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  • Grieg, Edvard - Ich Liebe Dich - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Coates, Eric - Green Hills Of Somerset - Dme. Joan Hammond with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Schubert, F - The Earl King - Peter Dawson with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Sedley / Purcell - The Knotting Song - John Coates with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Schubert arr. Moore - An die Musik - Gerald Moore, Piano Solo
  • Parry, C H - Love Is A Bable - Kathleen Ferrier with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Moore, Gerald - Extract of Gerald Moore, Piano and Speech on the Art of Accompaning
  • Schubert, F / Rellstab - Standchen (Serenade) Hans Hotter with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Tempus / Elisabeth - Phillida Flouts Me - John Coates with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Moss, Katie - The Floral Dance - Peter Dawson with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Bach arr. Myra Hess - Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring - John McCormack with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Irish Trad arr. Hughes- The Star of County Down - John McCormack with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Schubert, F / Shakespeare, W - Hark, Hark the Lark - Elisabeth Schuman with Gerald Mmmor, Piano
  • Moore, Gerald - The Story of Two Bass Players - Gerald Moore - Extract from "The Unashamed Accompanist" -
  • Corneille, Pierre / Paladihe, Emile - Psyche - Maggie Teyte with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Benedict / Boucicault / Oxenford - Eily Mavourneen - (Lily of Killarny) Heddle Nash with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Liszt, F / Schipa, T / Lipton, Sidney - Liebestraum with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Moore, Thomas arr Moore - Oft In The Stilly Night - Christopher Lynch, Tenor with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Lockton / Murray - I'll Walk Beside You - Alvar Lidell with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Malotte - The Lord's Prayer - Webster Booth, Tenor with Bertram Harrison, Grand Organ and Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Pagannini / Green - Romance from The Magic Bow after Paganini's Violin Concerto Opus 6 MS 21 arr for Violin and Piano - Yehudi Menuhin, Violin with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Dukas, Paul - Villanelle for French Horn and Piano - Dennis Brain, French Horn with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Moore, G - Gerald Moore speaks of Kathleen Ferrier
  • Handel, G. F - Spring is Coming from Ottone- Kathleen Ferrier with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Williams, Vaughn - Linden Lea - Dame Janet Baker with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Schubert, F - Die Forelle D.559 - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Schubert, F / Text Goethe - Heidenroslein, D 257 - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Handel, G F - Oh! Had I Jubal's Lyre from Joshua - Victoria De Los Angeles with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Mozart, W A - La Partenza, K 436 / Piu' non si Trovano, K 549 - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Victoria De Los Angeles and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau with Gerald Moore, Piano

  • 30th September

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    23rd September

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  • Goldschmidt, Berthold: Beatrice Cenci. Della Jones, m-sop., Endrik Wottrich, ten., Fiona Kimm, m-sop., Peter Rose, bass, Ralf Lukas, bass-baritone, Roberta Alexander, sop., Simon Estes, bass Berlin Radio Chorus, German SO Berlin/Lothar Zagrosek.
  • Spoliansky, Mischa: Love song. Paul Robeson, bass New Mayfair Orch/Muir Mathieson.
  • Korngold, Erich: Symphony in F Sharp, Op. 40. London SO/Andre Previn.
  • Weber, Ilse: Wiegala Anne Sofie von Otter, ms; Bebe Risenfors, gtr
  • Krasa, Hans: Three Songs Christian Gerhaher, bar; Ib Hausman, cl; Philip Dukes, viola; Josephine Knight, cello.
  • Krasa, Hans: String Quartet, final movement Hawthorne String Quartet
  • Ullmann, Viktor: Chamber Symphony op 46a English Chamber Orchestra,Davisd Perry cond
  • Haas, Pavel: Four Songs on Chinese Poetry Christian Geraher, bar; Gerold Huber pno
  • Tausky, Vilem: Coventry - Meditation for String Orchestra English Chamber Orchestra,, David Parry cond

  • 16th September

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    9th September

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  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in C, Hob.XVI:35: I Allegro con brio. Ingrid Haebler, fortepiano.
  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in C, Hob.XVI:35: III Allegro. Ingrid Haebler, fortepiano.
  • Beethoven: Bagatelles Op.126, No.2. Christopher Berner, fortepiano.
  • Beethoven: Bagatelles Op.126, No.5. Christopher Berner, fortepiano.
  • Beethoven: Bagatelles Op.126, No.4. Christopher Berner, fortepiano.
  • Beethoven: Coriolan Overture. Vienna Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado.
  • Beethoven: An die Hoffnung,Op.32. Werner Gura, tnr, Christoph Berner, fortepiano.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.29 in B flat: I Allegro. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat, Op.97: III Andante cantabile. Leonid Kogan, vln, Mstislav Rostrapovich, clo, Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat, Op.97: IV Allegro moderato. Leonid Kogan, vln, Mstislav Rostrapovich, clo, Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Brahms: Klavierstucke, Op.76 No.1 Capriccio in F sharp minor. Boyd McDonald, fortepiano.
  • Brahms: Rhapsody, Op.79 No.2 in G minor. Boyd McDonald, fortepiano.
  • Schubert: Fanatasie in C, D760, 'Wanderer'. Jan Vermeulen, fortepiano.

  • 2nd September

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    26th August

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  • Pergolesi, Giovanni: Stabat Mater. Movt 1. Andreas Scholl, alto., Barbara Bonney, sop. Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset.
  • Pergolesi, Giovanni: Flute Concerto in G, Cxxi:71. Masahiro Arita, fte. Tokyo Bach-Mozart Ensemble .
  • Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo de: Symphony in D. London Mozart Players/Harry Blech.
  • Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo de: String Quartet No.1 in D Minor. Movt 4. The New Vlach Quartet .
  • Lekeu, Giullaume: Violin Sonata In G. Movt 3. Christian Ferras, vln., Pierre Barbizet, pno.
  • Lekeu, Gillaume: Piano quartet (unfinished): II Lent et passionné. Eugène Ysayë Ensemble
  • Rott, Hans: Symphony in E. Movt 3. Cincinnati Philharmonia Orch/Gerhard Samuel.
  • Boulanger, Lili: Clairieres Dans le Ciel: Four excerpts. Emile Naoumoff, pno., Isabelle Sabrie, sop.
  • Boulanger, Nadia: Pieces for cello and piano. Emile Naoumoff, pno., Roland Pidoux, vlc.
  • Boulanger, Lili: Vieille priere bouddhique. Julian Podger, ten. London SO, Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Kapralova, Vitezslava: Elegy. Muses Piano Trio .
  • Kapralova, Vitezslava Piano concerto in D minor: Movt 3. Amy I-Lin Cheng, pn., University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Kiesler