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.


23rd July

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  • Schubert, Franz: Symphony No.3 in D, D200. Stockholm Sinfonietta/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Tartini, Giuseppe: Violin concerto in A, D.96. Uto Ughi, vln. I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Crusell, Bernhard Henrik: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op.5. Per Billman, cl. Uppsala CO/Gerard Korsten.
  • Ellard, Frederick (arr. Divall, Richard): The Australian Ladies-National Country Dances, excerpts. State Orch of Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Mackenzie, Sir Alexander: Burns - Second Scottish Rhapsody, Op.24. BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins.
  • Maclean, Clare: Et Misericordia. Sydney Chamber Choir/Nicholas Routley.
  • Peterson-Berger, Wilhelm: Symphony No.3 in F minor, 'Lapland'. Swedish RSO/Siegfried Kohler.
  • Smeaton, Bruce: Symphonic Suite No.2, A Town Like Alice. Australian SO/Bruce Smeaton.
  • Marais, Marin: La Gamme. London Baroque/Charles Medlam.
  • Adams, John: Harmonielehre. City of Birmingham SO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Mussorgsky, Modest (arr. Ravel, Maurice): Pictures at an Exhibition. Melbourne SO/Markus Stenz.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op.6/4. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: String Quartet No. 9 in D minor, Op.34, B.75. Prague Quartet .
  • Borodin, Alexander: Symphony No.1 in E flat. Rotterdam PO/Valery Gergiev.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Violin Sonata No.19 in E Flat, K.302. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Itzhak Perlman, vln.

  • 22nd July

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  • Ives, Charles: Symphony No. 2. Melbourne SO/Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Piano and wind quintet in B flat, Op.posth.. Capricorn .
  • Bach JC: Violin Concerto in C, C76b. The Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 80 in D minor, Hob.I:80. Australian CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Jones, Thomas Hewitt: 'Under Milk Wood' Ballet Suite. Court Lane Ensemble/Thomas Hewitt Jones.
  • Carmichael, John: Fantasy Sonata for Flute and Piano. James Dower, fte., John Carmichael, pno.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe (arr. Mackerras, Sir Charles): The Lady and the Fool Suite. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Goldberg Variations, BWV988. Andras Schiff, pno.
  • Franck, Cesar: String Quartet in D. Prague Quartet .
  • Reicha, Antonin: Octet in E flat, Op.96. Ensemble Carl Stamitz .
  • Dragonetti, Domenico: Andante and Rondo in D for Double Bass and Strings. Ludwig Streicher, db. Munich CO/Hans Stadlmair.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Moon feather magic. ACO Collective/Helena Rathbone.
  • Bruerville, Rachel: Dancing on tiptoes. ACO Collective/Helena Rathbone.

  • 21st July

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  • Balakirev, Mily A.: Symphony No.1 in C. Philharmonia Orch/Evgeny Svetlanov.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Nocturne No.7 in C Sharp minor, Op.74. Roy Howat, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Nocturne No.12 in E minor, Op.107. Vlado Perlemuter, pno.
  • Couperin, Francois: Magnificat anima mea. Davitt Moroney, hpschd., Gregory Reinhart, bass, Isabelle Poulenard, sop., Jaap ter Linden, viola da gamba, Jill Feldman, sop.
  • Campra, Andre: Miserere. Dominique Visse, alto., Gilles Ragon, ten., Peter Harvey, bar. Grand Ecurie, Versailles Baroque Music Centre Choir/Jean-Claude Malgoire.
  • Rubinstein, Anton: Melody in F, Op.3/1. Dennis Hennig, pno.
  • Rubinstein, Anton: Piano Sonata No.3 in F, Op.41. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Rubinstein, Anton: Valse-caprice in E flat. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Auber, Daniel: Le Domino Noir. Bruce Ford, ten., Doris Lamprecht, mezzo soprano, Gilles Cachemaille, bass, Isabelle Vernet, sop., Jocelyne Taillon, m-sop., Jules Bastin, bass, Martine Olmeda, mezzo soprano, Patrick Power, ten., Sumi Jo, sop. English CO, London Voices/Richard Bonynge.
  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in B flat, Wq.171. Anner Bylsma, vlc. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Easton, Michael: Appassionata. Len Vorster, pno. Kopke String Quartet .
  • Holst, Gustav (arr. Davies, Glynn):The Planets, Op.32: Jupiter. Inventi Ensemble .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV178, Were God the Lord not on our side. Martin Petzold, ten., Mattias Weichert, bass, Susanne Krumbiegel, contr., Ullrich Boehme, org. Thomaner Choir, Leipzig/Georg Christoph Biller.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: Symphony in C, G.523. I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Arcas, Julian: Fantasy on Themes from 'La Traviata'. Jeremy Jouve, gtr.
  • Mertz, Johann Kaspar: Hungarian Fantasy. Anabel Montesinos, gtr.

  • 20th July

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  • Hovhaness, Alan: Symphony No.39 for Guitar and Orchestra, Op.321.. Michael Long, gtr. KBS SO/Vakhtang Jordania.
  • Gershwin, George (arr. Grofe, Ferde): Rhapsody in Blue. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Steven Barta, cl. Baltimore SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel: The Song of Hiawatha, Op.30 - Scenes. Arthur Davies, ten., Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Helen Field, sop. Welsh National Opera Chorus, Welsh National Opera Orch/Kenneth Alwyn.
  • Ives, Charles: Three Places in New England. Melbourne SO/Markus Stenz.
  • Francaix, Jean: Six pieces for cello and piano. Henri Demarquette, vlc., Jean Francaix, pno.
  • Tawadros, Joseph: Ten Ten. James Tawadros, perc., Joseph Tawadros, oud, Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Sibelius, Jean: King Christian II, incidental music, Op.27. New Zealand SO/Pietari Inkinen.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Serenade to Music. Various Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario: Guitar concerto No.1 in D, Op.99. Narciso Yepes, gtr. London SO/Luis Garcia Navarro.
  • Herold, Ferdinand: La somnambule. Orch Victoria/Richard Bonynge.
  • Catalani, Alfredo: Aspirazione (Temp di Valzer). Pietro Spada, pno.
  • Catalani, Alfredo: Ricordo di Lugano (Barcarola). Pietro Spada, pno.

  • 19th July

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.28 in C, K.200. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.29 in A, K.201. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Davis, Carl: Cyrano. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Paul Murphy.
  • Holmes, Augusta Mary Anne: Andromeda. Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic/Samuel Friedman.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: Guitar quintet No.9 in C, G.453. Denis Vigay, vlc., Iona Brown, vln., Malcolm Latchem, vln., Pepe Romero, gtr., Stephen Shingles, vla.
  • Strauss R: Aus Italien, Op.16. Berlin PO/Riccardo Muti.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Rutter, Jane): Flute Concerto No.2 in D, K314. Jane Rutter, fte. Sydney Bach Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Carpenter, John: Symphony No.1 in C, 'Sermons in Stone'. Ukraine National SO/John McLaughlin Williams.
  • Lecocq, Charles (arr. Jacob, Gordon): Mam'zelle Angot. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Ball, Eric: A Devon Fantasy. Black Dyke Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Ireland, John: A London Overture. London PO/Sir Adrian Boult.

  • 18th July

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  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Concerto in D, TWV53:D6. Alexis Kossenko, fte., Georges Barthel, fte., Judith Maria Olofsson, vlc., Lidewij van der Voort, vln. Holland Baroque Society .
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph (arr. Salomon, Johann Peter): Arrangement of Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" for Piano Trio. Ensemble of the Classic Era .
  • Handel, George Frederic (arr. Tarkmann, Andreas N.): "Verdi prati", Concerto for oboe d'amore, strings and b.c. Albrecht Mayer, oboe Sinfonia Varsovia .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.39 in E Flat, K.543. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Isouard, Nicolo (arr. Divall, Richard): Gloria in excelsis Deo. Albert Buttigieg, bass, Charles Vincenti, ten., Claire Massa, m-sop., Romina Morrow, org., Rosabelle Bianchi, sop. Malta PO, Mirabitur Choir/Richard Divall.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Sonata No.21 in B Flat, D960. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Bizet, Georges (arr. Lagoya, Alexandre): Danses Espagnoles, on a theme from Carmen. Alexandre Lagoya, gtr. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Trio in E flat, after Septet, Op.65. The Australian Trio .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a. Vienna PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Part, Arvo: Spiegel im Spiegel. Alexei Grynyuk, pno., Nicola Benedetti, vln.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53, B.108. Pamela Frank, vln. Czech PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe (arr. Ettinger, Yona): Gavotte. Emma Johnson, cl., Julius Drake, pno.

  • 17th July

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  • Liszt, Franz: A Dante Symphony, S109. Berlin PO, Berlin Radio Chorus/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Scharwenka, Franz Xaver: Piano Concerto No.4 in F minor, Op.82. Stephen Hough, pno. City of Birmingham SO/Lawrence Foster.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op.120/1. Paul Dean, cl., Stephen Emmerson, pno.
  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A minor, Wq.170. Anner Bylsma, vlc. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Chausson, Ernest: Poeme de l'amour et de la mer, Op.19. Steve Davislim, ten. Queensland Orch/Guillaume Tourniaire.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Sonata in C minor, Op.30/2. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Concert Champetre. Simon Preston, hpschd. London SO/Andre Previn.
  • Abbott, Katy: Midnight Songs. Three .
  • Alkan, Charles Valentin: Concerto for Solo Piano, Op.35, 8-10. Paul Wee, pno.
  • Borodin, Alexander: String Quintet in F minor. Otto Kertesz, vlc. New Budapest Quartet .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Kniazev, Alexander): Violin Sonata No.27 in G, K.379 (Transcribed for Cello and Piano). Alexander Kniazev, vlc., Edouard Oganessian, pno.
  • Hovhaness, Alan: Harp Sonata, Op.127. Yolanda Kondonassis, harp .
  • Torroba, Federico: Suite Castellana. Pepe Romero, gtr.

  • 16th July

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  • Morgan, David: Symphony No.13. David Stanhope & His Orch/David Stanhope.
  • d'Albert, Eugen: Piano Concerto No. 2 in E, Op.12. Joseph Banowetz, pno. Moscow SO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Pergolesi, Giovanni: Stabat Mater. Emma Kirkby, sop., James Bowman, alto. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No.2 in D, Op.43. Philharmonia Orch/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Thalberg, Sigismund: Fantasia on "God Save The Queen", Op.27. Steven Mayer, pno.
  • Enescu, George: Suite No.1 in C, Op.9. Romanian National Radio Orch/Horia Andreescu.
  • Pepusch, Johann Christoph: Trio sonata in G minor. Musica Poetica .
  • Barber, Samuel: Violin Concerto in G, Op.14. Dene Olding, vln. Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Pfitzner, Hans: Katherine of Heilbronn, Op. 17, Overture. German Opera Orch, Berlin/Christian Thielemann.
  • Pisendel, Johann Georg: Sonata in C Minor for Violin & Basso Continuo. Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players .
  • Obrecht, Jacob: Missa Malheur Me Bat. The Clerks' Group/Edward Wickham.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125, 'Choral'. Carolyn Watkinson, contr., Lucia Popp, sop., Peter Schreier, ten., Robert Holl, bass Netherlands Radio Choir, Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Bernard Haitink.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Trio No.1 in F, Op.18. Selby & Friends .
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Flute Sonata in F, Op.10/5. Emmanuel Pahud, fte., Eric Le Sage, pno.

  • 15th July

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  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op.73. Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Prelude to Act 1. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Bernard Haitink.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cello suite No.6 in D, BWV1012. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc.
  • Strauss R: Four Last Songs. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop. Vienna PO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Schumann, Robert: Symphonic Studies, Op.13. Maurizio Pollini, pno.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: String Quartet No.2 in C minor, G.166. Venice String Quartet .
  • Lalo, Edouard: Namouna, Musique de Ballet. Monte Carlo PO/David Robertson.
  • Allegri, Gregorio: Miserere. Cantillation/Antony Walker.
  • Saint-Georges, Joseph Boulogne: Violin Concerto in D, Op.posth.. Qian Zhou, vln. Toronto Camerata/Kevin Mallon.
  • Mendelssohn Fanny: Piano Trio in D minor, Op.11. Seraphim Trio .
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Aleko. Anatoli Kotscherga, bass, Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Ilya Levinsky, ten., Maria Guleghina, sop., Sergei Leiferkus, bass Gothenburg Opera Chorus, Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Pictures from Everyday-life. Humoresques, Op. 19. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Grigoryan, Leonard: After Dark. Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Luke Howard, pno., Olafur Bjorn Olafsson, perc., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.

  • 14th July

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  • Zemlinsky, Alexander von: Symphony No.2 in B flat. Berlin RSO/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Field, John: Nocturne No. 5 in B Flat. Miceal O'Rourke, pno.
  • Field, John: Andante in C minor. Bruce Posner, pno., Donald Garvelmann, pno.
  • Field, John: Nocturne No. 6 in F - Cradle Song. Miceal O'Rourke, pno.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351. King's Consort/Robert King.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Trio sonata in G, Op.5/4. Ironwood .
  • Handel, George Frederic: Water Music Suite in D, HWV349. Tasmanian SO/Graham Abbott.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.3 in E flat, Op.75/79. Peter Jablonski, pno. Philharmonia Orch/Charles Dutoit.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Dumka, Op.59. Duncan Gifford, pno.
  • Wallace, William Vincent: Maritana. Damien Smith, bar., Ian Caddy, bass, Lynda Lee, m-sop., Majella Cullagh, sop., Paul Charles Clarke, ten., Quentin Hayes, bar. RTE Concert Orch, RTE Philharmonic Choir/Proinnsias O Duinn.
  • Tartini, Giuseppe: Violin concerto in E minor, D.56. Uto Ughi, vln. I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Colborne-Veel, John: Seven Scenes from the Ballet "Tiger Jim". Capricornia String Quartet .
  • Hill, Alfred: String Quartet No.6 in G, The Kids. Australian String Quartet .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV187, They are all waiting on Thee. Max van Egmond, bass, Michael Emmermann, sop., Paul Esswood, alto Collegium Vocale Ghent, Hanover Boys' Choir, Leonhardt Consort/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Capriccio No.4 in A, ZWV185. Camerata Bern/Alexander van Wijnkoop.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Maple in the Evening. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Scherzino. Elena Kats-Chernin, pno., Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.