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24th May

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  • Wagner R: Rienzi, Overture. Vienna PO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Turina: Canto a Sevilla, Op.37: Las Fuentecitas del Parque. Alexis Weissenberg, pno., Monserrat Caballe, sop.
  • Wagner R: The "Ring" Without Words, orchestral highlights from Siegfried. Berlin PO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Mendelssohn: last section of Fantasia in F Sharp minor, Op.28. Benjamin Frith, pno.
  • Lehar: The Merry Widow: Finale Act II. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Australian Opera Chorus, Elizabethan PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Chausson: Viviane, Symphonic Poem on a Legend of the Round Table, Op.5. Basel SO/Armin Jordan.
  • Scriabin (arr. Rogal-Levitsky): Sonata No.1, Op.6. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
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  • Curzon: March of the bowmen. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Savall: My Heart, Die or Sing. Arianna Savall, harp, Arianna Savall, voc.
  • Schumann: Blumenstuck in D flat, Op.19. Roger Wright, pno.
  • Bath: Cornish Rhapsody. Philip Fowke, pno., RTE Concert Orch/Proinnsias O Duinn.
  • Goodwin (arr. Dewhurst): Hunting Wabbits. John Barber, tbn., Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Mozart: last movement from Piano Concerto No.17 in G, K.453. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno., Philharmonia Orch/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Rodgers: Pal Joey: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered. Frederica von Stade, mezzo-sop, London SO/John McGlinn.
  • Granados (arr. Romero): Danzas Espanolas: Asturiana, Op.37/8. Celedonio Romero, gtr., Angel Romero, gtr.
  • Bartok: last of Dance Suite, Sz.77. Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Dorati.
  • Anonymous (arr. Docker): Lison dormait. David Hughes, ten., Unnamed Orch/Robert Docker.
  • Jobim: So Danco Samba. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Rossini: Petite caprice. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Dvorak: 3rd movement from Symphony No.7 in D minor, Op.70, B141. Berlin PO/Rafael Kubelik.
  • Beethoven: 3rd movement from Violin Concerto in D, Op.61. Yehudi Menuhin, vln., Moscow PO/David Oistrakh.
  • Berlioz: Damnation of Faust, Op.24: D'amour l'ardente flamme. Joyce Di Donato, m-sop., Lyon Opera Orch/Kazushi Ono.
  • Chopin: Ballade No.3 in A flat, Op.47. Sviatoslav Richter, pno.
  • Grillo: Obstupescite caeli. His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts.
  • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op.20. Rafael Druian, vln., Minneapolis SO/Antal Dorati.

  • 23rd May

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  • Berlioz: Les Francs-juges Overture, Op.3. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Chopin (arr. Heifetz): Nocturne in E flat, Op.55/2. Hoang Pham, pno., Ji Won Kim, vln.
  • Corelli: Sonata in D, for solo trumpet, 2 violins, cello and continuo. John Wallace, tpt., Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Haydn M: Trombone Concerto in D. Christian Lindberg, tbn., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti. 3rd Movt Rondo
  • Balakirev: The Lark. Julian Jacobson, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Pas de Deux. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Verdi: La forza del destino: Pace, pace mio Dio. Angela Gheorghiu, sop., London SO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Schumann: Piano Trio No.3 in G minor, Op.110. Sue-Ellen Paulsen, vlc., Duncan Gifford, pno., Susan Collins, vln. 3rd Movt Rasch (Quick)
  • Verdi: Aida. Placido Domingo, La Scala Chorus, Milan, La Scala Orch, Milan/Claudio Abbado. Act 2 Finale - Grand March and Ballet Music
  • Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299. Irena Grafenauer, fte., Maria Graf, harp, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.2nd Movt: Andantino
  • Chopin: Prelude in E minor, Op.28/4. Elyane Laussade, pno.
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Excerpts. Boston Symphony/Seiji Ozawa. Dance of the Knights
  • Lehar: Land of Smiles: You Are My Heart's Delight. Fritz Wunderlich, ten.
  • Holst: Suite No.1 in E flat, Op.28a/1: March. London PO/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Telemann: Oboe concerto in C minor (Trumpet). Maurice Andre, tpt., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Mozart: Don Giovanni: Catalogue Aria. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Metropolitan Opera Orch/James Levine.
  • Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C, Hob.VIIb:1. Heinrich Schiff, vlc., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner. 3rd Movt Finale: Allegro Molto
  • Bach: Magnificat in D, BWV243. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., August Messthaler, bass, Friederike Sailer, sop., Margarete Bence, alto, Stuttgart Bach Choir, Stuttgart Bach Orch/Marcel Couraud.
  • Strauss Jnr: Voices of Spring, Op.410. Berlin PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

  • 22nd May

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  • Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op.40 - last movt - Rigaudon. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Ireland: If there Were Dreams to Sell. Iain Burnside, pno., Roderick Williams, bar.
  • Glazunov: Wedding March, Op.21. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • Rachmaninov: Suite No.2, Op.17 - 2nd movt - :Valse: Presto. Martha Argerich, pno., Nelson Freire, pno.
  • De Curtis (arr. Elkjer): Come back to Sorrento. Joseph Alessi, tbn., Alessi Street Band.
  • Kats-Chernin: Memorial Rag. Brett Dean, vla., Alice Evans, vln., Anna McDonald, vln., Peter Morrison, vlc., Gondwana Voices/Lyn Williams.
  • Elgar: Chanson de Matin, Op.15/2. Royal PO/Pinchas Zukerman.
  • Angle: Chocolate Bunnies. Elizabeth Anderson, hpschd., Kylie Davies, db., Danny Fischer, drums.
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D - final movt, BWV1050. Orch Mozart/Claudio Abbado.
  • Delibes: Sylvia - Pas de deux, Act 3. Yehudi Menuhin, vln., Philharmonia Orch/Robert Irving.
  • Chopin: Waltz in E flat, Op.18 "Grande Valse Brillante". Stephen Kovacevich, pno.
  • Puccini (arr. Mendez): La Boheme: Musetta's Waltz. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Jean-Louis Forestier.
  • Dankworth: Play It Again, Sam. Cleo Laine, voc., Dudley Moore, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Walton: Facade, Suites 1 & 2. Saint Paul CO/Hugh Wolff.
  • Faure: Pavane, Op.50. Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Orch/Antony Walker.
  • Haydn: Piano Trio in C, Hob.XV:27 - final movt.. Melbourne Piano Trio.
  • Stanford: Clarinet concerto in A minor, Op.80 - final movt. Ian Scott, cl., Royal PO/Sir Charles Groves.
  • Granados: Danzas Espanolas: Andaluza, Op.37/5. Gareth Koch, gtr., Herwig Tachezi, vlc.
  • Koehne: Tivoli Dances: Galop. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Whitaker:(Roger) I am but a small voice. Jonathan Bradley, pno., Australian Children's Choir/Andrew Wailes.
  • Doyle: Sense and Sensibility - My Father's Favourite. /Robert Ziegler.
  • Alford: Bridge on the River Kwai: Colonel Bogey. Royal British Legion Band.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34 - fandango asturiano. Cleveland Orch/Lorin Maazel.
  • Debussy: En Bateau. Geoffrey Collins, fte., Alice Giles, harp.
  • Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48, waltz. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103, Egyptian - final movt. Duncan Gifford, pno., Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Serebrier: Saxophone Quartet - 3rd movt: song/4th movt: rondo. Australian Saxophone Quartet/Colin Smith.
  • Strauss R: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Ist ein Traum. Dame Felicity Lott, sop., Sir Thomas Allen, bar., Natalie Dessay, sop., Angelika Kirchschlager, sop., ROHO/Antonio Pappano.
  • Edwards: Marimba Dances, 1st Mvt. Claire Edwardes, perc.
  • Monti (arr. Docker): Czardas. Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Erdelyi: Puszta Fox. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Strachey: Theatreland:. The New London Orchestra/Ronald Corp

  • 21st May

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  • Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041. Nigel Kennedy, vln., Berlin PO/Nigel Kennedy.
  • Grainger: In a Nutshell, Suite. Leslie Howard, pno., David Stanhope, pno.
  • Knopfler (arr. Wells): Local Hero Saxophone Concerto. Leon Gaer, db., Amy Dickson, sax., Rex Goh, gtr., Bill Risby, kybd., Daryl Pratt, vibraphone, Gordon Rytmeister, drums, Tony Azzoparti, perc., Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Sanz (arr. Lagoya): Canarios. Alexandre Lagoya, gtr., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Strauss Jnr: From the bank of the Danube, quick polka, Op.356. Vienna PO/Valery Gergiev.
  • Haydn: String Quartet in D, Hob.III:79, Op.76/5. Lindsay String Quartet.
  • Puccini: Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro. Aleksandra Kurzak, sop., Orch de la Commitat Valenciana/Omer Meir Wellber.
  • Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B Flat, K191. Stepan Turnovsky, bsn., Vienna Mozart Academy/Johannes Wildner.
  • Rodgers (arr. Hurst): Oklahoma!: Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'. Andy Conaghan, voc., Tasmanian SO/Guy Noble.
  • Coates: Dambusters March. Band of the Royal Swedish Air Force/Jerker Johansson.
  • Ortiz (arr. Crabb): Recercada Segunda. Genevieve Lacey, rec., James Crabb, accordion.
  • Piazzolla: Libertango. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc., Nestor Marconi, bandoneon, Antonio Agri, vln., Hector Console, db., Horacio Malvicino, gtr., Leonardo Marconi, pno.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 trumpets in C, RV537: Allegro. Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Boccherini: Cello concerto No. 6 in D, G.479 - Finale: Allegro assai. Mischa Maisky, vlc., Orpheus CO.
  • Bellini (arr. Walden): Norma: Casta Diva. Amy Dickson, sax., London Session Orch/Chris Walden.
  • Chopin: Mazurka in A minor, Op.67/4. Hoang Pham, pno., Ji Won Kim, vln.
  • Grieg: Lyric Pieces: Cradle Song, Op.68/5. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Morricone (arr. Goldstein): The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe. Chris Botti, tpt., Unnamed Orch/Isobel Griffiths.
  • Schumann: Marchenerzahlungen, Op.132. Paul Dean, cl., Ian Munro, pno., William Coleman, vla.
  • Bach (arr. Avital): Oboe concerto in G minor, BWV1056R arr. Mandolin. Avi Avital, mndln., Potsdam Chamber Academy.
  • Mendelssohn: Song of the Venetian Gondolier. Czechoslovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.
  • Cui: Tarantelle. Czechoslovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.
  • Chindamo: Tarantism. Zoe Black, vln., Joe Chindamo, pno.
  • Handel: Susanna: When Thou art Nigh, my Pulse Beats High. Fiona Campbell, contr., David Walker, alto., Ironwood/Neal Peres da Costa.
  • Falla: La Vida Breve: Spanish dance No.1. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Schumann: Marchenerzahlungen, Op.132. Paul Dean, cl., Ian Munro, pno., William Coleman, vla.
  • Brahms: Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Barry Tuckwell, horn, Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Traditional (arr. Statham): Skye Boat Song. New College Choir, Oxford/Edward Higginbottom.
  • Arriaga: Symphony in D. London Mozart Players/Harry Blech.
  • Gershwin (arr. Geldard): I Loves You Porgy. Brett Baker, tbn., Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Mozart: Cosi fan tutte - Soave sia il vento. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., Frederica von Stade, mezzo-sop, Jules Bastin, bass, Strasbourg PO/Alain Lombard.
  • Hill: Waltz Caprice. Asmira Woodward-Page, vln., Scott Davie, pno.
  • Rodgers: I'll Take Manhattan. Joshua Bell, vln., Marvi Hamlisch, pno.
  • Satie: Gymnopedie No.1- (Jazz) Variation 1. Jacques Loussier, pno., Rhythm Section.
  • Jobim (arr. Rutter/Grigoryan): Wave. Jane Rutter, fte., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.

  • 18th May

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    17th May

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  • Wagner R: The Flying Dutchman, Overture. Vienna PO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Faure: Apres un reve, Op.7/1. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Renee Fleming, sop.
  • Meale: Four Bagatelles. Larry Sitsky, pno.
  • Haydn: last movement from Symphony No.103 in E flat, Hob.I:103 - Drum Roll. CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado.
  • Brahms: 3rd movement from Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115. Deborah de Graaff, cl., Natalie Chee, vln., Hannah Perowne, vln., Hartmut Rohde, vla., Peter Hoerr, vlc.
  • Mahler: last movement from Symphony No.4 in G. Renee Fleming, sop., Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Gershwin: Lady Be Good. Danny Moss, sax., Bob Barnard, cornet, Brian Lemon, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Bach: 3rd movementfrom Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041. Yehudi Menuhin, vln., Paris SO/George Enescu.
  • Gretry: L'amant jaloux: Je romps la chaine qui m'engage. Sumi Jo, sop., English CO/Richard Bonynge.
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  • Beethoven: last novement from Triple Concerto in C, Op.56. Beaux Arts Trio, Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Leigh: from Man of La Mancha. Richard Kiley, voc., Irving Jacobson, voc., Ray Middleton, voc., Robert Rounseville, voc., Joan Diener, voc., Unnamed Orch/Neil Warner.
  • Bizet: Carmen: Intermezzo. Len Vorster, pno., Masahide Kurita, fte.
  • Ravel: La Valse. RCO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Bartok: last movement from Piano concerto No.3, Sz.119. Yefim Bronfman, pno., Los Angeles PO/Esa-Pekka Salonen.
  • Mozart L: Trombone Concerto in D. Christian Lindberg, tbn., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Bassano: Susanne ung jour. Elysium Ensemble.
  • Bliss: from Things to Come. London SO/ Bliss.Sir Arthur.
  • Walton: Magnificat. St John's College Choir, Cambridge/Christopher Robinson.
  • Walton: Nunc Dimittis. St John's College Choir, Cambridge/Christopher Robinson.
  • Bartok (arr. Koch): Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56. Saffire.
  • Granados: Goyescas No.4: The Lover and the Nightingale. Vera Bradford, pno.
  • Myslivecek: Abramo ed Isacco - Chi per pieta mi dice.... Magdalena Kozena, m-sop., Prague Philharmonia/Michel Swierczewski.
  • Mozart: Rondo in C, K617. Maurice Bourgue, oboe, Thomas Bloch, glass harmonica, Jean Sulem, vla., Philippe Bernold, fte., Xavier Gagnepain, vlc.
  • Various: from Dizzy Gillespie - Original recordings 1942-1949. Dizzy Gillespie, tpt., Various/ Various.
  • Copland: The Little Horses. Amy Cutler, sop., Paul Hankinson, pno.
  • Coates: Sound and vision (ATV march). Royal PO/Paul Murphy.

  • 16th May

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  • Rossini: Semiramide, Overture. Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc., Berlin PO/Mstislav Rostropovitch.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 trumpets in C, RV537. Maurice Andre, tpt., Marcel Lagorce, tpt., Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.
  • Williamson: Santiago de Espada - Overture. Iceland SO/Rumon Gamba.
  • Jobim (arr. Blezard): The girl from Ipanema. Thurston Clarinet Quartet.
  • Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34. Anna Goldsworthy, pno., Australian String Quartet. 3rd Movt Scherzo: Allegro
  • Mozart: Idomeneo - Placido e il mar. Patricia Abraham, sop., Hanover Band, Hanover Band Chorus/Roy Goodman.
  • Rossini: La Boutique fantasque. ROHO/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Beethoven: Cello Sonata No.4 in C, Op.102/1. Elyane Laussade, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc. 4th Movt: Allegro vivace
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Piano Concerto in C Sharp minor, Op.30. Malcolm Binns, pno., English Northern Philharmonia/David Lloyd-Jones. 1st Movt
  • Dvorak: Symphony No.8 in G, Op.88, B163. Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras. 2nd Movt Allegretto Grazioso
  • Lehar: Paganini. Paul Barritt, vln., Deborah Riedel, sop., Jerry Hadley, ten., Naomi Itami, sop., Lynton Atkinson, ten., Philip Dennis, ten., English CO, London Voices/Richard Bonynge.
  • Lehar (arr. Bonynge): The Merry Widow: Gentlemen, no more. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Debussy: Arabesque. Jane Rutter, fte.
  • Chabrier: Espana. Ulster Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
  • Poulenc: Concert Champetre. Simon Preston, hpschd., London SO/Andre Previn. 3rd Movt
  • Hummel: Piano Trio in G, Op.65. The Australian Trio. 3rd Movt Rondo
  • Grieg: Peer Gynt: Morning Mood. Vienna PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata. Alexandre Tharaud, pno., Ronald van Spaendonck, cl.
  • Handel: Israel in Egypt, HWV54: The Lord is a Man of War. Stephen Varcoe, bar., Henry Herford, bass, Brandenburg Consort/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Grainger: Country Gardens. City of Birmingham SO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Dido's Lament. Barbara Bonney, sop., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Intermezzo. London Salon Ensemble.
  • Lalo: Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op.21. Pinchas Zukerman, vln., Los Angeles PO/Zubin Mehta. 5th Movt
  • Beethoven: Rondo in C, Op.51/1. Louis Lortie, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave in B flat, Op.31. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Bernard Haitink.

  • 15th May

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  • Lortzing: Overture - Tsar and Carpenter. Leipzig RSO/Werner Feder.
  • Anon: A Division to a Ground - - The Chuckerbutty Ocarina Quartet/Micbael Copley
  • Haydn: La vera costanza, Sinfonia in B flat, Hob.1a:15. Haydn Sinfonietta Vienna/Manfred Huss.
  • Bach/Gounod (arr. Gamley): Ave Maria. Renata Tebaldi, sop., Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orch/Anton Guadagno.
  • Scarlatti (arr. Tommasini): Good-Humoured Ladies. English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Mendelssohn (arr. Liszt): On Wings of Song, Op.34/2. Julius Katchen, pno.
  • Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No.2.:Excerpt - RCO/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Benjamin (arr. Harris): Jamaican Rumba. Isaac Stern, vln., Columbia SO/Milton Katims.
  • Keen: Homeward Bound. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Temple Square Orch/Mack Wilberg.
  • Coates: A La Gavotte. BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson.
  • Verdi: Rigoletto: La donna e mobile. Daniel Smith, bsn., London PO/Ettore Stratta.
  • Arensky: Suite No.1 in F, Op.15"2nd movt. Lyubov Bruk, pno., Mark Taimanov, pno.
  • Mozart: Minuet No.1, K103. Vienna Mozart Ensemble/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Arne: Where the bee sucks. Elin Manahan Thomas, sop., OAE/Harry Christophers.
  • Parry: Lady Radnor's Suite: Ist movt. - English String Orch/William Boughton.
  • Ibert: Entr'acte for flute & harp. Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte., Lily Laskine, harp.
  • Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op.28. Ruggiero Ricci, vln., Luxembourg RSO/Pierre Cao.
  • Traditional: Farewell of Slavianka. Red Army Choir, Red Army Band/Victor Fedorov.
  • Albeniz: Malaguena from Album Leaves, Op.165. Narciso Yepes, gtr.
  • Strauss Josef: Caprice Quadrille, Op.65. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Schubert: Serenade, D957/ , Barbara Hendricks, sop.with Radu Lupu, piano
  • Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 1 in D, Op. 47. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • Schumann: Five pieces in popular style, Op.102/2. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., John Lenehan, pno.
  • Reznicek: Donna Diana: Overture. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Svoboda: Folk Dance, Op.132. Michael Anderson, cl.
  • Coleridge-Taylor: Petite Suite de Concer: Ist movt, Op.77. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Tosti (arr. Mercurio): 'A vucchella. Joseph Calleja, ten., BBC Concert Orch/Steven Mercurio.
  • Bizet: Symphony in C::Scherzo -5. French NO/Seiji Ozawa.
  • Petzold: Minuet in G and Minuet in G minor. Marshall McGuire, harp.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Fantasia on Serbian themes, Op.6. Philharmonia Orch/Yondani Butt.
  • Verdi: La traviata: Di provenza il mar. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar., Rotterdam PO/Valery Gergiev.
  • Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Jane Berbie, m-sop., Monte Carlo National Opera Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Stravinsky (arr. Stokowski): Pastorale, Op.5. Philadelphia Orch/Yannick Nezet-Seguin.
  • Sibelius: Academic March. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.

  • 14th May

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  • Sullivan: Iolanthe: When Britain Really Ruled the Waves. Dennis Dowling, bar., Sadlers' Wells Chorus, Sadlers' Wells Orch/Alexander Faris.
  • Schmidt: Three Fantasy Pieces on Hungarian Melodies. Jan Slavik, vlc., Daniela Ruso, pno.
  • Mendelssohn Fanny: Andante cantabile, Op.6/3. Liana Serbescu, pno.
  • Mendelssohn Fanny: Sehnsucht, Op.9/7. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Barbara Bonney, sop.
  • Desplat: Un heros tres discret: De Paris a Baden-Baden. Traffic Quintet.
  • Westlake: Ali's Wedding, film score. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Joseph Tawadros, oud, Lior, voc., Sydney SO/Nigel Westlake.
  • Kats-Chernin: Nonchalance. Elena Kats-Chernin, pno., Lorelei Dowling, bsn.
  • Tarrega: Capricho Arabe. Milos Karadaglic, gtr.
  • Aranes: Chacona: A la vida bona. Belinda Montgomery, sop., Craig Everingham, bar., Phil Butterworth, alto, Richard Sanchez, ten., Australian Brandenburg Orch, Brandenburg Choir/Paul Dyer.
  • Delibes: Passepied. Rhys Boak, org.
  • Warlock: Capriol Suite: Pieds-en-l'air. Southern Cross Philharmonia Orch/Gerald Gentry.
  • Jones: Romance. Christine Stevenson, pno., Drew Balch, vla.
  • Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave, Op.26, Overture. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Peterson (arr. Legrand): Trail of Dreams: The French Fiddler. The Michel Legrand Strings, Oscar Peterson Quartet/Michel Legrand.
  • Traditional: Rebel Soldier. Waylon Jennings, gtr., Waylon Jennings, voc., Folk ensemble.
  • Brahms: Cello Sonata No.1 in E minor, Op.38. Helene Grimaud, pno., Sol Gabetta, vlc.
  • Hyde: Rhapsody for Left Hand. Kristian Chong, pno.
  • Handel: Sonata in G, HWV358 (Recorder). Pierre Hantai, hpschd., Pascal Monteilhet, theorbo, Hugo Reyne, rec., Jerome Hantai, viola da gamba.
  • Monteverdi: O how charming you are. Concerto Vocale.
  • Newman: The Pied Piper. Hal Ott, fte., Scott Hosfeld, vla., Amy Shulman, harp.
  • Copland: As it fell upon a day. Laila Engle, fte., Greta Bradman, sop., Julia Stoppa, cl.
  • Weber: Invitation to the Dance, Op.65. NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini.
  • Baermann: Clarinet Quintet No.3 in E flat, Op.23. Wolfgang Meyer, cl., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Harmati: Bluebird of Happiness. Gordon MacRae, voc., Jo Stafford, voc.
  • Stanford: The blue bird, Op.119/3. New College Choir, Oxford/Edward Higginbottom.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36. Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • McKimm: Celtic Concerto for Piccolo, Harp & Orchestra. Frederick Shade, picc., Huw Jones, harp, Malvern SO/Gregory Doyle.
  • Knipper (arr. Langford): Cossack Patrol - Cavalry of the Steppes. Band of Royal Air Force College Cranwell/D.S. Stephens.
  • Foster (arr. Swenson): Ah! May the Red Rose Live Always. Andrew Greene, pno., Taryn Fiebig, sop.
  • Spohr: Concertante No.1 in A, Op.48. Ulf Hoelscher, vln., Gunhild Hoelscher, vln., Berlin RSO/Christian Frohlich.
  • Mozart: Don Giovanni: Deh, Vieni alla finestra. Thomas Hampson, bar., RCO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Mozart: Marriage of Figaro - Crudel! Perche finora. Thomas Hampson, bar., Barbara Bonney, sop., RCO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Schubert (arr. Bergstrom): Sonata in D, D.384, Op.137/1. Gil Shaham, vln., Goran Sollscher, gtr.
  • Chopin: Nocturne in D flat, Op.27/2. Tristan Lee, pno.
  • Bach (arr. Ma): Chorale prelude, BWV 650, Kommst du nun, Jesu. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc., Edgar Meyer, db., Chris Thile, mndln.
  • Edwards: Yanada. Diana Doherty, oboe.

  • 11th May

    Show Playlist
  • Handel: Menuet (5.) from Water Music Suite No.2 - Le Concert des Nations/ Jordi Savall - Labe:l Alia Vox - 3'23"
  • Domenico Zipoli: Saint Ignatius Mass (Kyrie and Sanctus) - Chorus of Niños Cantores de Córdoba; Ensemble Elyma - Label: Phaia - 5'23"
  • Vitezslav Novak Moravian-Slovak Suite for Small Orchestra Op.32 - Philharmonic Orchestra/Karel Sejna - Label: Supraphon - 4'08"
  • JS Bach: Yo-Yo Ma, vlc; Chris Thile, mdl; Edgard Meyer, d-bs - Label: Naïve - 4'49"
  • Verdi: 'Di Provenza il mar' from La Traviata - Sherrill Milnes, bar; - Label: DG -3'59"
  • Chabrier: Scherzo-Vals - Andrew Blanch, gtr; Label: Proprietry Label - 4'02"
  • John Field: Rondo (3.) from Piano Concerto No.1 - Paolo Restani, pno; Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice/Marco Guiarini - Label: Brilliant Classics -5'08"
  • Dance Away from Babylon Berlin (OST) - Bryan Ferry Orch - Label: BMG- 2'46"
  • Richard Leatham's Friday Film Fancies
  • WEATHER FORECAST
  • Westlake: Diving with George - Caroline Almonte, pno; Tasmanian SO/Ben Northey {Hush Collection 13: The Magic Island} - Label: ABC Classics - 4'09"
  • Bach: Lobet Gott in seinen Reicher from Himmelfahrtsoratorium - Guetenberg Chamber Choir; Neumayer Consort Label: Christoforus NEW RELEASE - 4'54"
  • Grigoryan: From a Dream - Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, gtr - Label: ABC Classics - 2'42"
  • Verdi: Act 1, Rigoletto 'Gualtier Maldè ....Caro Nome' - Lorina Gore, sop TSO/Marko Letonja {A Toast to Melba} - Label: ABC Classics - 5'05"
  • Peter Green's Theatre Roundup
  • Brahms: Variation from Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel - Alfred Brendel, pno - Label: Decca 1'02"
  • Classical Conundrum
  • Schubert: Du bist die Ruh, D.776 - Daniel Ottensamer, clt; Mozarteum Orchestra Vienna {My Vienna} - Label: Sony Classical - 4'01"
  • Mendelssohn: Song No.1 from Op.53 of Songs Without Words - Javier Perianes, pno - Label: Harmonia Mundi - 3'35"
  • ★★5:49 Benny Andersson: My Love, My Life - Benny Anderrson, pno **New Release** {Piano} - Label: DG - 3'46"
  • Bach: Adagio from Brandenberg Concerto No.3 - Academy of Ancient Music Berlin - Label: Harmonia Mundi - 5:26
  • Phillip Jakob Riote: Allegretto from Clarinet Concerto, Op.23 - Dieter Klocker, clt; Stuttgart CO - Label: Novalis - 6'0"
  • WEATHER
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No.25 - Piotr Anderszewski, pno; CO of Europe - Label: Warner Classics -8'46"
  • Anan: El Noi de la Mare - John Williams, gtr - Label: Sony Classical - 2:24
  • Maria theresia von Paradis: Sicilienne - Jacqueline Du Pre, vlc; Gerald Moore, pno - Label: EMI - 2'52"
  • Brahms: Intermezzo No.1 - Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly - Label: Decca - 5'15"
  • Julie Houghton interview
  • Hummel: Larghetto from Piano Concerto No.3 - Stephen Hough, pno; ECO/Bryden Thompson - Label: Chandos - 7'52"
  • Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 - Reaud Capucon, vln; Orchestre du Paris/Parvo Jarvi - Label: Erato - 8'04"