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.


29th October

Show Playlist
  • Rott, Hans: Symphony in E. Cincinnati Philharmonia Orch/Gerhard Samuel.
  • Molter, Johann Melchior: Bassoon Concerto in G minor. Albrecht Holder, bsn. Stuttgart PO/Nicolas Pasquet.
  • Anderson, Andrew: Piano Quartet No. 2. Australia Piano Quartet .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Cello Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.5/2. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Jacqueline du Pre, vlc.
  • Durufle, Maurice: Three Dances for Orchestra. Sydney SO/Jean-Pierre Jacquillat.
  • Spiers, Colin: Divertimento for Strings. Queensland SO/Vladimir Ponkin.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Les Sylphides. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Concerto in E for two pianos. Ian Munro, pno., Stephen Coombs, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno: Idillio-concertino in A for oboe, strings & two horns, Op.15. Humbert Lucarelli, oboe Lehigh Valley CO/Donald Spieth.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Ballade in F sharp, Op.19. Kathryn Stott, pno.
  • Raff, Joachim: Octet in C for Strings, Op.176. Academy of St Martin in the Fields .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Violin Concerto No.2 in D, K.211. Maxim Vengerov, vln. UBS Verbier Festival CO/Maxim Vengerov.
  • Procter-Gregg, Humphrey: Clarinet Concerto. Ian Scott, cl. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Turina, Joaquin: Andalusian Scenes, Op.7. Laura Samuel, vln., Vicci Wardman, vla. Nash Ensemble .
  • Donizetti, Gaetano (arr. Shoenbach, Sol):The Elixir of Love: Una furtiva lagrima. Julius Drake, pno., Kim Walker, bsn.
  • Debussy, Claude: Preludes - Book 2, The Terrace for Moonlight Audiences. Roger Woodward, pno.

  • 28th October

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  • Bruckner, Anton: Symphony No.0 in D minor. Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Bernard Haitink.
  • Ireland, John: Ballade of London Nights. Eric Parkin, pno.
  • Ireland, John: Summer evening. Eric Parkin, pno.
  • Cavalieri, Emilio De': Rappresentatione di anima et di corpo, Act 3. Concerto delle Dame di Ferrara/Sergio Vartolo.
  • Philips, Peter: Pavan and Galliard Pagget. Paul Nicholson, hpschd.
  • Caccini, Giulio (arr. Morini, Guido): Tu ch'hai le penne, Amore. Accordone .
  • Caccini, Giulio (arr. Morini, Guido): Udite amanti. Accordone .
  • Scharwenka, Franz Xaver: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.56. Seta Tanyel, pno. Hanover Radio PO/Tadeusz Strugala.
  • Herbert, Victor: Eileen. Andrew Ashwin, bar., Dean Power, ten., Eamonn Mulhall, ten., Joe Corbett, bar., Lynda Lee, m-sop., Mary O'Sullivan, sop., Philip O'Reilly, bass-baritone, Rachel Kelly, sop. Orch of Ireland/David Brophy.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Water Music Suite in F, HWV348. Tasmanian SO/Graham Abbott.
  • Carmichael, John: Divertimento for flute, oboe, clarinet & piano. Antony Gray, pno., Clare Hoskins, oboe, Shelley Levy, cl., Susan Torke, fte.
  • Carmichael, John: Bravura Waltzes. Carlos Lama, pno., Sofia Cabruja, pno.
  • Carmichael, John: Escapades for Flute, Oboe and Piano. Kathryn Pisani, pno., Stephen Robinson, oboe, Sylvie Leprohon, fte.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV188, I put my trust in God. Helmut Wittek, sop., Kurt Equiluz, ten., Paul Esswood, alto, Robert Holl, bass Concentus Musicus Vienna, Tolz Boys' Choir/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Wagner R: Siegfried Idyll. Pro Musica CO/John Ferguson.
  • Pachelbel, Johann (arr. Sollscher, Goran): Lute Suite in F sharp minor. Goran Sollscher, gtr.
  • Logy, Johann Anton (arr. Sollscher, Goran): Suite in G. Goran Sollscher, gtr.

  • 27th October

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  • Dvorak, Antonin: Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op.3, B9, The Bells of Zlonice. London SO/Witold Rowicki.
  • Tubin, Eduard: Balalaika concerto. Emanuil Sheynkman, balalaika Swedish RSO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Abu Hassan. Edda Moser, sop., Heidy Forster, spkr., Kurt Moll, bass, Manuela Renard, spkr., Nicolai Gedda, ten., Peter Brand, spkr. Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Bavarian State Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Diabelli Variations in C, Op.120. Joerg Demus, pno.
  • Messiaen, Olivier: Eclairs sur l'Au-Dela..... Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Cello Sonata in C minor, Op.32. Francois-Joel Thiollier, pno., Maria Kliegel, vlc.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Sea Pictures, Op.37. Elizabeth Campbell, m-sop. Adelaide SO/Nicholas Braithwaite.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Ma Vlast. Czech PO/Vaclav Smetacek.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: From the Homeland, T.129/2: Andantino. Ernest Lush, pno., Ruggiero Ricci, vln.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Memories of Bohemia in Polka Form, Op.12/2 in E minor. Jitka Cechova, pno.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Memories of Bohemia in Polka Form, Op.13/1 in E minor. Jitka Cechova, pno.

  • 26th October

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  • Dvorak, Antonin: Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95, B178 - From the New World. Merrill Greenberg, cor ang. Israel PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Koehne, Graeme: 1914, Ballet. State Orch of Victoria/Mark Summerbell.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Piano concerto No.2 in E flat, Op.32. Benjamin Frith, pno. RTE Sinfonietta/Prionnsias O Duinn.
  • Hummel, Johann: Clarinet quartet in E flat. Kwartet Andre .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364. Iona Brown, vln., Nobuko Imai, vla. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Cimarosa, Domenico (arr. Benjamin, Arthur): Oboe Concerto in C. Jeffrey Crellin, oboe Australia Pro Arte CO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Beatus Vir in C, RV597. Lausanne CO, Lausanne Vocal Ensemble/Michel Corboz.
  • Respighi, Ottorino: Belkis, Queen of Sheba - suite. Borusan Istanbul PO/Sascha Goetzel.
  • Bach CPE: Keyboard concerto in D, Wq43/2. Miklos Spanyi, hpschd. Concerto Armonico Budapest .
  • Bach CPE: Concerto in F, Wq.46. Christine Schornsheim, hpschd., Raphael Alpermann, hpschd. Academy for Ancient Music Berlin .
  • Jacob, Gordon: Horn Concerto. David Pyatt, horn London PO/Nicholas Braithwaite.
  • Bizet, Georges: Clovis and Clotilde. Boris Martinovic, bass, Gerard Garino, ten., Monserrat Caballe, sop. Lille NO/Jean-Claude Casadesus.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Scherzo fantastique, Op.3. Detroit SO/Antal Dorati.

  • 25th October

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph (arr. Salomon, Johann Peter): Arrangement of Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" for Piano Trio. Ensemble of the Classic Era .
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: In Windsor Forest. Bournemouth SO, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus/Norman Del Mar.
  • Schubert, Franz: Notturno in E flat, D897. Seraphim Trio .
  • Pleyel, Ignace: Clarinet Concerto in C. Thomas Friedli, cl. South-West German CO/Paul Angerer.
  • Hummel, Johann: Ballet Suite, 'Sappho of Mitilene', Op.68. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Emmerson, Stephen): Papamina Suite, music from Mozart's 'The Magic Flute'. Dean Emmerson Dean Trio .
  • Arne, Thomas: Organ concerto No.3 in A. Roger Bevan Williams, org. Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Messe des pecheurs de Villerville. Ensemble Musique Oblique, La Chapelle Royale/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Bacarisse, Salvador: Concertino for guitar and orchestra in A minor, Op.72. Karin Schaupp, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Riisager, Knudage: Benzin, Op.17. Danish National SO/Owain Arwel Hughes.
  • Satie, Erik: Gymnopedies Nos.1, 2,& 3. Emma Johnson, cl., Julius Drake, pno.

  • 24th October

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  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, Op.65. Dallas SO/Andrew Litton.
  • Messager, Andre: Les deux pigeons Ballet Suite. Welsh National Opera Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: English Suite No.2 in A minor, BWV807. Ivo Pogorelich, pno.
  • Mills, Richard: Seaside Dances. Queensland SO/Richard Mills.
  • Strauss R: A Hero's Life, Op.40. Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Lemminkainen Suite, Op.22. Finnish RSO/Hannu Lintu.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Piano Concerto in G minor, Op.33, B63. Garrick Ohlsson, pno. Czech PO/Jiri Belohlavek.
  • Delius, Frederick (arr. Matthews, David):A Village Romeo and Juliet: Orchestral Suite. London PO/Carl Davis.
  • Hill, Alfred: Violin Concerto in E minor. Alwyn Elliott, vln. Sydney SO/Joseph Post.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Impromptu No.2 in F minor, Op.31. Pascal Rogé, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Impromptu No.3 in A flat, Op.34. Pascal Rogé, pno.

  • 23rd October

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  • Gottschalk, Louis: Symphony No.1, A Night in the Tropics. Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel.
  • Anderson, Leroy: Piano Concerto in C. Jeffrey Biegel, pno. BBC Concert Orch/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Harris, Roy: Symphony No.3. Colorado SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Bonds, Margaret: Three Dream Portraits. Ann Sears, pno., William Brown, ten.
  • Paine, John Knowles: Symphony No.2 in A, Op.34, 'In Springtime'. New York PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Sousa, John Philip: El Capitan: excerpts. Razumovsky SO/Keith Brion.
  • Price, Florence: Violin Concerto No.1 in D. Er-Gene Kahng, vln. Janacek PO/Ryan Cockerham.
  • Griffes, Charles Tomlinson: Poem for Flute and Orchestra. Carol Wincenc, fte. Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta.
  • Grofe, Ferde: Grand Canyon Suite. Hollywood Bowl Orch/Felix Slatkin.
  • Loeffler, Charles Martin: Deux Rhapsodies. Armand Basile, pno., Francis Tursi, vla., Robert Sprenkle, oboe Eastman - Rochester Orch/Howard Hanson.
  • Bloch, Ernest: Concerto Symphonique. Marjorie Mitchell, pno. Vienna State Opera Orch/Vladimir Golschmann.
  • Hanson, Howard: Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op.21, 'Nordic'. Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz.
  • Rzewski, Frederic: Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues. Ralph van Raat, pno.
  • Giannini, Vittorio: Symphony No.3. Eastman Wind Ensemble/Frederick Fennell.
  • Thompson, Randall: Symphony No.1. New Zealand SO/James Sedares.
  • Korngold, Erich: Cello Concerto in C, Op.37, from Deception. Francisco Garbarro, vlc. National PO/Charles Gerhardt.

  • 22nd October

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  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36. London SO/Antal Dorati.
  • Dubois, Pierre Max: Concerto for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra. Eugene Rousseau, sax. Paul Kuentz CO/Paul Kuentz.
  • Massenet, Jules: Le Cid - Ballet music. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Piano Concerto in D for the left hand. Yuja Wang, pno. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Lionel Bringuier.
  • Debussy, Claude: Piano Trio in G. Eliza Sdraulig, vlc., Nicole Tj, pno., Thomas Lo, vln.
  • Leoncavallo, Ruggiero: Pagliacci. Jussi Bjoerling, ten., Leonard Warren, bar., Robert Merrill, bar., Victoria de los Angeles, sop. RCA Victor Orch/Renato Cellini.
  • Sor, Fernando: Fantaisia No.5, Op.16. Marc Teicholz, gtr.
  • Schubert, Franz: Four Impromptus, Op.90 D899. Ammiel Bushakevitz, pno.
  • Franck, Cesar: Violin Sonata in A. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Respighi, Ottorino: Adagio with variations. Alexander Baillie, vlc. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Various: Songs of Praise, your favourite Hymns & Music. Daniel O'Donnell, ten., Jonathan Veira, bass BBC Concert Orch, London Welsh Male Voice Choir, Royal Choral Society, St Michael's Singers, St Paul's Cathedral Choir, London, Trumpeters of the Life Guards/Paul Leddington Wright.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Ballet Suite No.2. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Piazzolla, Astor: Zum. Macquarie Trio .

  • 21st October

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  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op.73. Hamburg PO/Simone Young.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in G minor, Op.37/1. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in G, Op.37/2. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Purcell, Henry: Yorkshire Feast Song, 1690, Of Old, when heroes thought it base. John Mark Ainsley, ten., Michael Chance, alto., Michael George, bass, Stephen Richardson, bass, Trevor Pinnock, hpschd. English Concert, English Concert Choir/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Purcell, Henry: O Sing Unto the Lord, Z44. Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh.
  • Bizet, Georges: Les Chants du Rhin. Setrak, pno.
  • Bizet, Georges: Three musical sketches. Setrak, pno.
  • Bizet, Georges: Magasin des familles. Setrak, 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.
  • Vanhal, Johann Baptist: Violin Concerto in G, Weinmann IIb:G3. Takako Nishizaki, vln. Cologne CO/Helmut Muller-Bruhl.
  • Anderson, Andrew: Piano Trio in E minor: "The Heart". Streeton Trio .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV180, Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness. Bas Ramselaar, bass-baritone, Knut Schoch, ten., Ruth Holton, sop., Sytse Buwalda, alto Holland Boys' Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium/Pieter Jan Leusnik.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Suite No.4 in G, Op.61, Mozartiana. Carl Pini, vln. Philharmonia Orch/Michael Tilson-Thomas.
  • McEncroe, Mark John: Ghosts from the Past. John Martin, pno.
  • McEncroe, Mark John: Shadows of an Old Memory. John Martin, pno.

  • 20th October

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  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: A London Symphony (Symphony No.2). Royal PO/Andre Previn.
  • Leigh, Walter: Agincourt. BBC NO of Wales/Rumon Gamba.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto in C, RV556, For the Feast of St. Lawrence. Marcel Lagorce, tpt., Maurice Andre, tpt. Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Alceste - incidental music. Catherine Denley, m-sop., Christina Pound, sop., Christopher Keyte, bass, David Thomas, bass, Emma Kirkby, sop., Judith Nelson, sop., Margaret Cable, m-sop., Paul Elliot, ten., Rogers Covey-Crump, ten. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: New Suites of Pieces for Harpsichord: Suite in A minor. Trevor Pinnock, hpschd.
  • Saint-Georges: Violin Concerto No.10 in G. Qian Zhou, vln. Toronto Camerata/Kevin Mallon.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Death of Cleopatra. Dame Janet Baker, m-sop. London SO/Sir Colin Davis.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Le Tombeau de Couperin. Ray Chen, vln. Tonhalle Orch, Zurich/Lionel Bringuier.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Partita in D, BWV828. Glenn Gould, pno.
  • Gretry, Andre Ernest Modeste: Flute concerto in C major. Marc Grauwels, fte. European Community CO/Dimitri Demetriades.
  • Salieri, Antonio: Pafio e Mirra, Prisoners of Cyprus. Mannheim Mozart Orch/Thomas Fey.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Le Cinesi. Alex Milcheva, m-sop., Kaaren Erickson, sop., Marga Schiml, contr., Thomas Moser, ten. Munich Radio Orch/Lamberto Gardelli.
  • Purcell, Henry: Abdelazar or The Moor's Revenge. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Barrios, Agustin: A Lament, The Bees. Craig Ogden, gtr.