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.


25th October

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  • Scriabin, Alexander: Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.43, The Divine Poem. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • Hummel, Johann: Ballet Suite, 'Sappho of Mitilene', Op.68. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Tovey, Donald: Cello Concerto in C, Op.40. Alice Neary, vlc. Ulster Orch/George Vass.
  • Napravnik, Eduard: Concerto symphonique in A minor, Op.27. Evgeny Soifertis, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Alexander Titov.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: The Golden Age, Op.22. Royal Scottish NO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Viotti, Giovanni Battista: Violin Concerto No.22 in A Minor, G97. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln. Brandenburg Orch/Roy Goodman.
  • Addison, John: A Bridge Too Far. BBC Concert Orch/Rumon Gamba.

  • 24th October

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  • Handel, George Frederic: Ariodante: Overture and ballet music. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Schumann, Robert: Album for the Young, Op.79 with Piano Pieces from Album for the Young, Op.68. Ann Murray, m-sop., Dame Felicity Lott, sop., Graham Johnson, pno.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph (arr. Gambaro, Vincenzo): Clarinet Quartet No. 1 in B flat. Andre Quartet .
  • Dussek, Jan Ladislav: Piano Sonata in E flat, Op.44. Markus Becker, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Eugene Onegin, Letter Scene. Inessa Galante, sop., Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude: Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un Faune. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Bernard Haitink.
  • Grainger, Percy: Delius' 'A Dance Rhapsody'. Martin Jones, pno., Richard McMahon, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Trio No.1 in B flat, D.898. Benaud Trio .
  • Salieri, Antonio: Picciola Serenata in B flat for wind orchestra. Il Gruppo di Roma .
  • Hummel, Johann: Twelve waltzes and coda. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.

  • 23rd October

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  • Liszt, Franz: Faust Symphony, S.108. Peter Seiffert, ten. Berlin PO, Ernst Senff Chamber Choir, Prague Philharmonic Chorus/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Quartet No.2 in A, Op.26. Christian Kohn, pno., Silke-Thora Matthies, pno.
  • Adam, Adolphe: Giselle: excerpts. Vienna PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Albeniz, Isaac (arr. Dejour, C): Suite Iberia, arranged for three guitars. Trio Campanella .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Suite No.3 in G, Op.55. Los Angeles PO/Michael Tilson-Thomas.
  • Bax, Sir Arnold: Water Music. Eric Parkin, pno.
  • Bax, Sir Arnold: A Hill Tune. Eric Parkin, pno.

  • 22nd October

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  • Stanford, Sir Charles: Symphony No.4 in F, Op.31. Ulster Orch/Vernon Handley.
  • Couperin, Francois: L'Espagnole (Second Ordre), Les Nations.. Musica Ad Rhenum/Jed Wentz.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Sextet in D, Op.110. Walter Panhofer, pno. Vienna Octet members .
  • Ockeghem, Johannes: Requiem. Musica Ficta/Bo Holten.
  • Stanford, Sir Charles: Fairy Day Op.131. Codetta, Ulster Orch/Howard Shelley.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV212, Peasant Cantata. Angela Maria Blasi, sop., Kurt Equiluz, ten., Robert Holl, bass, Yvonne Kenny, sop. Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Schmidt, Franz: Concertante Variations on a theme of Beethoven. Markus Becker, pno. NDR Radio Philharmonic/Eiji Oue.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Discovery of Brazil, Suite No.4. Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Slovak RSO/Roberto Duarte.
  • Bantock, Granville: Dante and Beatrice. Royal PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Stanford, Sir Charles: Fantasy No.2 in F for clarinet and string quartet. Thea King, cl. Britten String Quartet .
  • Strauss R: Metamorphosen. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Casella, Alfredo: Partita, Op.42. Sun Hee You, pno. Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia.
  • Koehne, Graeme: Palm Court Suite. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.

  • 21st October

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  • Bruckner, Anton: Symphony No.3 in D minor (1877 version). Vienna PO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Wagner R: Tristan and Isolde, Prelude and Death of Isolde. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Bernard Haitink.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Concerto for flute, violin & strings in A. Anne Schuman, vln., Edwina Smith, fte. Orch of the Golden Age/Robert Glenton.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Salve Regina, HWV 241. Julia Lezhneva, sop. Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini.
  • Piazzolla, Astor: Histoire du Tango. Anna Noakes, fte., Gillian Tingay, harp .
  • Goossens, Eugene: Oboe Concerto, Op.45. Joel Marangella, oboe West Australian SO/Vernon Handley.
  • Jacob, Gordon: Horn Concerto. David Pyatt, horn London PO/Nicholas Braithwaite.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Trio in A minor, Op.50. Boris Berezovsky, pno., Dmitry Yablonsky, vlc., Vadim Repin, vln.
  • Mompou, Federico: Cancons and Dances. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel (arr. Rigaudiere, Marc): Requiem, Op.48. Douglas Tang, org., Gerald Finley, bass-baritone, Ken Aiso, vln., Tom Pickard, treb. King's College Choir Cambridge, Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo: Struensee - incidental music. Hanover Radio PO, North German Radio Choir/Michail Jurowski.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Morning Ode: Let Princess, let one ray more, BWV198. Taverner Consort, Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott.
  • Barrios, Agustin: A Lament, The Bees. Craig Ogden, gtr.

  • 20th October

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  • Schmidt, Franz: Symphony No.2 in E flat. Chicago SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in F sharp, Op.15/2. Elyane Laussade, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in A flat, Op.32/2. Anthony Halliday, pno.
  • Obrecht, Jacob: Laudes Christo. The Clerks' Group/Edward Wickham.
  • Obrecht, Jacob: Missa Malheur Me Bat. The Clerks' Group/Edward Wickham.
  • Delius, Frederick: Piano Concerto in C minor. Piers Lane, pno. Ulster Orch/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Poetic Tone-pictures, Op. 3. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Delius, Frederick (arr. Grainger, Percy): Air and Dance. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Reznicek, Emil Von: Donna Diana. Anne Schluter, m-sop., Hans-Jurgen Schopflin , ten., Heike Wittlieb, sop., Manuela Uhl, sop., Matthias Klein, bass, Max Wittges, bass, Roman Sadnik, ten., Simon Pauly, bar., Susanne Kreusch, m-sop. Kiel Opera Chorus, Kiel PO/Ulrich Windfuhr.
  • Graun, Carl Heinrich: Viola da Gamba Concerto in A Minor. Jan Feiheit, viola da gamba Academy for Ancient Music Berlin .
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Piano Quintet No.1, 'The Offering'. Benjamin Martin, pno. Flinders Quartet .
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Afterwards. Elena Kats-Chernin, pno., Lorelei Dowling, bsn.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV109, I doubt not, dearest Lord. Nico van der Meel, ten., Sytse Buwalda, alto Holland Boys' Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium/Pieter Jan Leusnik.
  • Dussek, Franz Xaver: Sinfonia in G. Helios 18/Marie-Louise Oschatz.
  • Isaacs, Mark: Maritime. Mark Isaacs, pno.
  • Isaacs, Mark: To the Centre. Mark Isaacs, pno.

  • 19th October

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  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Symphony No.1 in E Flat, Op.2. Luxembourg RSO/Louis de Froment.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Etudes, Op.25. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Messa di Gloria. Hermann Prey, bar., Jose Carreras, ten. Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orch/Claudio Scimone.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Clarinet quintet in B flat, Op.34 (arr. clarinet & string orchestra). Sabine Meyer, cl. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Strauss R: A Hero's Life, Op.40. Chicago SO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Carter, Elliott: Cello Concerto. Alisa Weilerstein, vlc. Staatskapelle Berlin/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Rota, Nino: Ballet Suite - La Strada. Granada City Orch/Josep Pons.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Deutsche volkslieder, WoO33. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Gerald Moore, pno.
  • Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von: Sinfonia Concertante in D for Viola & Double Bass. Frantisek Posta, db., Lubomir Maly, vla. Dvorak CO/Frantisek Vajnar.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Sextet in E flat, Op.71. Members of the Berlin Philharmonic .
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Overture in E flat, TWV55:Es1. Collegium Instrumentale Brugense/Patrick Peire.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Almira, suite of dances. Academy for Ancient Music Berlin/Georg Kallweit.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Silla: Overture. Katharina Arfken, oboe Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman.

  • 18th October

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.41 in C, K.551, Jupiter. Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92. BBC SO/Leopold Stokowski.
  • Copland, Aaron: Rodeo - Ballet Suite. Baltimore SO/David Zinman.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Livius, Barham): Concertante (arr. from Trio, K498). Anneke Scott, horn Ironwood .
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Clarinet concerto No.2 in E flat, Op.74. Charles Neidich, cl. Orpheus CO .
  • Bach CPE: Oboe Concerto in B flat, Wq.164. Anne Gilby, oboe Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob.VIIe:1. Maurice Andre, tpt. Munich CO/Hans Stadlmair.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: String Quartet No.13 in G, Op.106, B.192. Artemis Quartet .
  • Part, Arvo: Adam's Lament. Latvian Radio Choir, Sinfonietta Riga, Vox Clamantis/Tonu Kaljuste.
  • Couperin, Francois: Les gouts-reunis ou nouveaux concerts. Aurele Nicolet, fte., Chiara Banchini, vln., Christiane Nicolet, fte., Heinz Holliger, oboe, Josef Ulsamer, viola da gamba, Laurenzius Strehl, vla., Manfred Sax, bsn., Marie Lise Schupbach, oboe, Thomas Brandis, vln.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: String Quartet in D, HobIII:8, Op.2/2 (arr. theorbo). Jakob Lindberg, theorbo, Lars Brolin, vla., Nils-Erik Sparf, vln., Olof Larsson, vlc.
  • Delius, Frederick: Florida Suite. Welsh National Opera Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix (arr. Liszt, Franz):A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March & Elves' Dance. David Stanhope, pno.

  • 17th October

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  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27. Tasmanian SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Ma Vlast, excerpts. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Piano Trio in G minor, Op.15. Benaud Trio .
  • Mahler, Gustav: Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection'. Bernadette Cullen, m-sop., Elizabeth Whitehouse, sop. Melbourne Chorale, Melbourne SO/Markus Stenz.
  • Mahler, Gustav: Ruckert Lieder. Alex Ranieri, pno., Tabatha McFadyen, sop.
  • Sibelius, Jean: String quartet in D minor, Op.56 - Voces intimae. Flinders Quartet .
  • Sibelius, Jean: Piano Quartet in C minor, JS156. Folke Grasbeck, pno., Jaakko Kuusisto, vln., Satu Vanska, vln., Taneli Turunen, vlc.

  • 16th October

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  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Symphony No.10 in E Minor, Op.93. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Handel, George Frederic (arr. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus): Acis and Galatea, HWV49. John Mark Ainsley, ten., Lynne Dawson, sop., Michael George, bass, Nico van der Meel, ten. Handel & Haydn Society/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34. Stephen Kovacevich, pno. Australian String Quartet .
  • Schumann, Robert: Album for the Young, Op.79. Sibylla Rubens, sop., Stefanie Iranyi, m-sop., Thomas Bauer, bar., Uta Hielscher, pno.
  • Koehne, Graeme: 1914. State Orch of Victoria/Mark Summerbell.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Concerto for Two Pianos in E Flat, K365. Murray Perahia, pno., Radu Lupu, pno. English CO/Murray Perahia.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.8 in F, Op.93. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Giuliani, Mauro: Grand Duo Concertant in A, Op.85. Nora Shulman, fte., Norbert Kraft, gtr.