A major symphony at midnight followed by no-chat, non-stop fine music through the small hours until 6:00 a.m.

 

Sunday Notturno 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.


1st June

Show Playlist
  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op.68. LGO/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: Symphony in C, Op.12/3. New Philharmonia Orch/Raymond Leppard.
  • Messager, Andre: Les deux pigeons Ballet Suite. Welsh National Opera Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Hummel, Johann: Bassoon Concerto in F. Kim Walker, bsn. London Mozart Players/Jane Glover.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115. Alexander Ivanov, cl. Moscow String Quartet .
  • Handel, George Frederic (arr. Tarkmann, Andreas N.): "Verdi prati", Concerto for oboe d'amore, strings and b.c. Albrecht Mayer, oboe Sinfonia Varsovia .
  • Rota, Nino: Ballet Suite - La Strada. La Scala PO/Riccardo Muti.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Grosse Fuge in B Flat, Op.133. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Gliere, Reinhold: Harp Concerto in E flat, Op.74. Rachel Masters, harp City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox.
  • Respighi, Ottorino: Fountains of Rome. St Cecilia Academy Orch/Antonio Pappano.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Raymonda, Op.57, Suite from the Ballet. Leningrad PO/Yevgeni Mravinsky.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Golden Cockerel Suite. Moscow RSO/Konstantin Ivanov.
  • Bax, Sir Arnold: Golden Eagle, incidental music. London PO/Bryden Thomson.

  • 31st May

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  • Brahms, Johannes: A German Requiem, Op.45. Nicole Car, sop., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar. Melbourne SO, Melbourne SO Chorus/Johannes Fritzsch.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Itzhak Perlman, vln., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: A London Symphony (Symphony No.2). Melbourne SO/Christopher Seaman.
  • Wagner R: Tannhauser, Overture and Venusberg Music. Melbourne SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Wagner R: Die Walkure: Der Manner Sippe; Du Bist der Lenz; Act 1 finale. Nance Grant, sop., Robert Gard, ten. Sydney SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Delius, Frederick (arr. Fenby, Eric): Margot La Rouge. Kenneth Woollam, ten., Lois McDonall, sop., Ludmilla Andrew, sop., Malcolm Donnelly, bar., Margaret Field, sop., Richard Jackson, bar. BBC Concert Orch/Norman Del Mar.
  • Borodin, Alexander (arr. Glazunov, Alexander): Petite Suite. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.

  • 30th May

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  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Symphony in E, Irish. BBC PO/Richard Hickox.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Alexander Nevsky, Op.78. Lili Chookasian, contr. New York PO, Westminster Choir/Thomas Schippers.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op.15. Garrick Ohlsson, pno. Melbourne SO/Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57. Sviatoslav Richter, pno. Borodin String Quartet .
  • Bloch, Ernest: Violin Concerto. Oleh Krysa, vln. Malmo SO/Sakari Oramo.
  • Vaughan, Dindy: Dandenong Ranges String Quartet No.1. Tailem Quartet .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Diabelli Variations in C, Op.120. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Sea Pictures, Op.37. Margreta Elkins, m-sop. Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Copland, Aaron: Suite - The Tender Land. Tasmanian SO/Dobbs Franks.
  • Penaforte, Raimundo: An Eroica Trio. Eroica Trio .
  • Carr-Boyd, Ann: Suite for Flute and Harpsichord. Ann Carr-Boyd, hpschd., Edgars Kariks, fte.
  • Pollini, Francesco: Capriccio and aria with variations. Claudia Antonelli, harp .

  • 29th May

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  • Boyce, William: Symphony No.7 in B flat, Op.2/7. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Boyle, George Frederick: Piano Concerto in D minor. Piers Lane, pno. Adelaide SO/Johannes Fritzsch.
  • Monteverdi, Claudio: Thanksgiving Mass. Joseph Cornwell, ten., Richard Wistreich, bar. Taverner Consort/Andrew Parrott.
  • Boughton, Rutland: Oboe Concerto No.1 in C. Sarah Francis, oboe Royal PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Foote, Arthur: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op.4. Da Vinci String Quartet .
  • Franck, Cesar: Symphonic variations. Howard Shelley, pno. London SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Mackenzie, Sir Alexander: Twelfth Night, Op.40. BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins.
  • Shore, Howard: A Lord of the Rings Suite. James Galway, fte. London SO/Klauspeter Seibel.
  • Wesley, Samuel: String Quartet in E Flat. Salomon Quartet .
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Bassoon Sonata in G, Op.168. Julius Drake, pno., Kim Walker, bsn.
  • Talbot, Joby: Suite from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: The Croquet Match. Royal PO/Christopher Austin.
  • Erskine, Thomas Alexander: Trio sonata in F. The Evergreen Ensemble .
  • Bartlett, Lawrence: Procession for Elisabeth. Lawrence Bartlett, org.
  • Delibes, Leo: Sylvia Ballet Suite. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Charpentier, Gustave: Impressions of Italy. Paris Opera-Comique Orch/Pierre Dervaux.
  • Salieri, Antonio: Concerto for flute, oboe & orchestra in C. Anthony Camden, oboe, Peter Lloyd, fte. City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward.
  • Nyman, Michael: The Piano: Silver-Fingered Fling. Valentina Lisitsa, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Wherefore is the Light Given to Him, Op.74/1. Voces 8 .
  • Hurlstone, William Yeates: Piano Trio in G, Op.posth.. Trio Anima Mundi .
  • Humperdinck, Engelbert: Overture - Hansel and Gretel. English PO .
  • Ellard, Frederick (arr. Divall, Richard): The Australian Ladies-National Country Dances, excerpts. State Orch of Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Giovinazzo, Joseph: Why?. Caerwen Martin, vlc.
  • Ysaye, Eugene: String Trio 'Le Chimay', Op.posth.. Henning Kraggerud, vln., Lars Anders Tomter, vla., Ole-Erik Ree, vlc.

  • 28th May

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  • Gibbs, Cecil Armstrong: Symphony No. 3 in B Flat major, Op.104. Westmorland.. National SO of Ireland/Andrew Penny.
  • Franck, Cesar: Violin Sonata in A. Noreen Polera, pno., Ray Chen, vln.
  • Polzelli, Alois Anton: Trio Concertante in E flat, Op.4. Members of Kwartet Andre .
  • He Zhanhao/Chen Gang: Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto. Takako Nishizaki, vln. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Schubert, Franz: Symphony No.3 in D, D200. CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado.
  • Lortzing, Albert: Tsar and Carpenter, highlights. Claudia Hellman, alto, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Friedrich Lenz, ten., Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Ingeborg Hallstein, sop., Karl Christian Kohn, bar. Bamberg SO, Bavarian Radio Chorus/Hans Gierster.
  • Edwards, Ross: String Quartet No.2, Shekina Fantasy. Goldner String Quartet .
  • Brahms, Johannes: Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op.120/2. Deborah de Graaff, cl., Len Vorster, pno.
  • Carr-Boyd, Ann: Look at the Stars. John Martin, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Divertimento in B flat, K.254. Georg Pedersen, vlc., Gerard Willems, pno., Robert Ingram, vln.
  • Janacek, Leos: Sinfonietta. London SO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Piano and wind quintet in B flat, Op.posth.. Eva Knardahl, pno. Gothenburg Wind Quintet .
  • Dragonetti, Domenico: Andante and Rondo in D for Double Bass and Strings. Ludwig Streicher, db. Munich CO/Hans Stadlmair.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Andante festivo, JS 34a. Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Romance in C, Op.42. Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas.

  • 27th May

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  • Gliere, Reinhold: Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.25. Slovak RSO/Keith Clark.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Nocturne No.6 in D flat, Op.63. Roy Howat, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Nocturne No.9 in B minor, Op.97. Roy Howat, pno.
  • Gabrieli, Giovanni: Domine Deus meus. Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh.
  • Hassler, Hans Leo: Motets. Royal Chapel European Vocal Ensemble/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Gabrieli, Giovanni: Sonata XXl con tre violini. Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh.
  • Gabrieli, Giovanni: In ecclesiis. Australian Chamber Choir/Douglas Lawrence.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.4 in E flat, Op.7. Claudio Arrau, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Variations on an Original Theme in C minor, WoO 80. Claudio Arrau, pno.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: L'Infedelta delusa. Aldo Baldin, ten., Barbara Hendricks, sop., Claes H Ahnsjo, ten., Edith Mathis, sop., Michael Devlin, bass Lausanne CO/Antal Dorati.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Violin concerto in D, RV208. Sophie Rowell, vln. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Violin Concerto in B flat, RV368. Sophie Rowell, vln. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Hill, Alfred (arr. Stiles, Allan): Piano Trio in A minor. Salzburg Piano Trio .
  • Hill, Alfred: Blue Evening. Asmira Woodward-Page, vln., Scott Davie, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV172, Ye voices resounding, ye psalteries sounding. Barbara Schlick, sop., Christoph Pregardien, ten., Kai Wessel, alto., Klaus Mertens, bass Amsterdam Baroque Choir, Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Herbert, Victor: Babes in Toyland: excerpts. Razumovsky SO/Keith Brion.
  • Schumann, Robert: Album for the Young, Op.68, Nos.21, 26, 30. Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Schumann, Robert: Abegg Variations, Op.1. Hoang Pham, pno.

  • 26th May

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op 56 - Scottish. London SO/Peter Maag.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Savall, Jordi): St. Mark Passion, BWV247. David Szigetvari, ten., Konstantin Wolff, bass-baritone, Marta Matheu, sop., Raffaele Pe, alto., Reinoud van Mechelen, ten. La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Le Concert des Nations, Veus Children's Choir/Jordi Savall.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53, 'Waldstein'. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a, 'Les Adieux'. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57, 'Appassionata'. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Romeo et Juliette, Op.17, excerpts. Chicago SO/Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Hovhaness, Alan: Harp Concerto (String Orch.), Op.267. Yolanda Kondonassis, harp I Fiamminghi/Rudolf Werthen.
  • Arensky, Anton: Piano trio No. 1 in D minor Op.32. Borodin Trio .
  • Williamson, Malcolm: Sinfonietta. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Folk Songs - Scottish and Welsh. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Heinrich Schmidt, pno., Ludwig Beinl, vlc., Walter Weller, vln.
  • Haydn M: Symphony in D minor, P.20. Warsaw Sinfonietta/Wojciech Czepiel.
  • Lehar, Franz: Where the Lark Sings. Johann Strauss Orch/Willi Boskovsky.

  • 25th May

    Show Playlist
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Symphony No.12 in D Minor, Op.112 - The Year 1917. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.36 in C, K.425 - Linz. Vienna PO/James Levine.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia - Acts 1 & 2. Swiss Romande Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Capriccio Italien, Op.45. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Schubert, Franz: Octet in F, D.803. Gaudier Ensemble .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Jevtic, Ivan): Trumpet Concerto in C - arr.of oboe concerto K314. Maurice Andre, tpt. Franz Liszt CO/Frigyes Sandor.
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Castor et Pollux: Suite. Orch of the 18th Century/Frans Bruggen.
  • Tippett, Sir Michael: Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli. Bournemouth SO/Richard Hickox.
  • Rubinstein, Anton: Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.65. Werner Thomas, vlc. Bamberg SO/Yuri Ahronovitch.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Alessandro (The Loves of Alexander and Roxana) - Ballet. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Strauss Jnr: (arr. Anon):A Night in Venice, potpourri. Slovak State PO, Kosice/Christian Pollack.

  • 24th May

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  • Schubert, Franz: Quartet in G, D.96. Helen Ireland, vla., Josephine Vains, vlc., Massimo Scattolin, gtr., Roberto Fabbriciani, fte.
  • Dussek, Jan Ladislav: Piano Sonata in A flat, Op.64. Markus Becker, pno.
  • Herold, Ferdinand: La somnambule. Orch Victoria/Richard Bonynge.
  • Schubert, Franz: The Shepherd on the Rock, D.965. Gervase de Peyer, cl., Guido Agosti, pno., Suzanne Danco, sop.
  • Grieg, Edvard: (arr. Horowitz/B. Wallfisch):Cello concerto after Cello sonata, Op.36. Raphael Wallfisch, vlc. London PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Wagner R: Siegfried Idyll. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Zimbalist, Efrem (arr. Primrose, William): Sarasateana. Robert Koenig, pno., Roberto Diaz, vla.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Grigoryan, E.): The Seasons, Op.37b, excerpts. Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Sextet in E flat, Op.71. Members of the Berlin Philharmonic .
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Allegretto with Variations in A, Hob.XVII:A3. Ronald Brautigam, fortepiano .

  • 23rd May

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  • Berlioz, Hector: Symphonie fantastique, Op.14. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Sir Colin Davis.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66, excerpts. Kirov Orch/Valery Gergiev.
  • Schumann, Robert: Kinderszenen Op.15. Howard Shelley, pno.
  • Ibert, Jacques: Flute Concerto. Emmanuel Pahud, fte. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/David Zinman.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Pieces, Op.118. Stefan Vladar, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Flute Concerto No.1 in G, K313. Claude Monteux, fte. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Mahler, Gustav: Symphony No.3 in D minor. Anna Larsson, alto London SO, London Symphony Chorus (Women), Tiffin Boys' Choir/Valery Gergiev.
  • Suk, Josef: Serenade for Strings in E flat, Op.6. Australian CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mills, Richard: Seaside Dances. Queensland SO/Richard Mills.
  • Albeniz, Isaac: Suite espagnola, Op.47/3: Sevilla. Duo Horreaux-Trehard .
  • Albeniz, Isaac: Cordoba. Duo Horreaux-Trehard .