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.


15th April

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.8 in F, Op.93. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op.120/1. Paul Dean, cl., Stephen Emmerson, pno.
  • Boyle, George Frederick: Sonata. Timothy Young, pno.
  • Bracanin, Philip: Guitar Concerto. Karin Schaupp, gtr. Queensland SO/Ronald Spigelman.
  • Reicha, Antonin: Wind Quintet in G, Op.99/6. Michael Thompson Wind Quintet .
  • Humperdinck, Engelbert: Moorish Rhapsody. Slovak RSO/Martin Fischer-Dieskau.
  • Williams, John: Three pieces from "Schindler's List". Gil Shaham, vln. Boston Symphony/John Williams.
  • Bach JC: Sinfonia Concertante in C, T289/4. Emanuel Hurwitz, vln., Keith Harvey, vlc., Peter Graeme, oboe, Richard Adeney, fte. English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Salieri, Antonio: Sinfonia in D - Veneziana. English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Cinderella Suite No.1, Op.107. Orchestre de Paris/Semyon Bychkov.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: String Quintet in G minor, Op.46/4. L'Europa Galante .
  • Bach JC: Violin Concerto in C, C76b. The Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Ballade in G minor, Op. 24. Royal Scottish NO/Bjarte Engeset.
  • Berwald, Franz: Quartet in E flat for Piano and Winds. Eva Knardahl, pno. Gothenburg Wind Quintet .
  • Ravel, Maurice: Daphnis and Chloe - Symphonic Fragments. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Romantic pieces, Op.75, B150. Gil Shaham, vln., Orli Shaham, pno.

  • 14th April

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  • Glazunov, Alexander: Symphony No. 6 in C Minor, Op.58. USSR Ministry of Culture SO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Two Lullabies. Ronan O'Hora, pno., Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Moderato & Nocturne from Sonatina romantica. Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Night Piece (Notturno). Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Willaert, Adrian: Missa Christus resurgens. Oxford Camerata/Jeremy Summerly.
  • Dohnanyi, Ernst von: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op.5. Martin Roscoe, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Fedor Glushchenko.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: La Clemenza di Tito, K621. Christine Rice, m-sop., Hillevi Martinpelto, sop., John Relyea, bass, Lisa Milne, sop., Magdalena Kozena, m-sop., Rainer Trost, ten. Scottish Chamber Chorus, Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Agrell, Johan Joachim: Flute Concerto in D. Maria Bania, fte. Concerto Copenhagen/Andrew Manze.
  • Hill, Alfred (arr. Stiles, Allan): Piano Trio in A minor. Salzburg Piano Trio .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 42, And in the evening of that very Sabbath. Barbara Schlick, sop., Gerard Lesne, alto, Howard Crook, ten., Peter Kooy, bass Collegium Vocale Cologne, La Chapelle Royale/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe (arr. Kantorow, J.J.): String quartet in E minor arr. for string orchestra. Auvergne Orch/Jean-Jacques Kantorow.
  • Davidson, Robert: Forest. Matt Withers, gtr.
  • Various (arr. Kain, Timothy): Stairway to Heaven. Guitar Trek .

  • 13th April

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  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op.68. Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.2 in G, Op.44. Mikhail Pletnev, pno. The Philharmonia/Vladimir Fedoseyev.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Divertimento in E flat, K.563. Amadeus Quartet .
  • Lully, Jean Baptiste: Atys. Agnes Mellon, sop., Guillemette Laurens, m-sop., Guy de Mey, ten., Jean Francois Gardeil, bar. Les Arts Florissants/William Christie.
  • Handel, George Frederic: The Alchemist. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: Guitar quintet No.3 in B flat, G.447. Denis Vigay, vlc., Iona Brown, vln., Malcolm Latchem, vln., Pepe Romero, gtr., Stephen Shingles, vla.
  • Delius, Frederick: In a Summer Garden. BBC SO/Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Bull, John: Canon. Anthony Jennings, hpschd.
  • Bull, John: My Self. Anthony Jennings, hpschd.

  • 12th April

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  • Rubinstein, Anton: Symphony No.4 in D minor, Op.95 - Dramatic. Slovak State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia. London SO/Antal Dorati.
  • Napravnik, Eduard: Concerto symphonique in A minor, Op.27. Evgeny Soifertis, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Alexander Titov.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Alexander Nevsky, Op.78. Carolyn Watkinson, contr. Gewandhaus Orch, Latvija Choir/Kurt Masur.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Quintet in A, D667, Op. 114 'Trout'. Adrian Beers, db. Melos Ensemble .
  • Blyth, Andrew: Horn Concerto. Geoff Lierse, horn Virtual Orch .
  • 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 .
  • Schuman, William: A Song of Orpheus. Yehuda Hanani, vlc. RTE National SO/William Eddins.
  • Charpentier, Gustave: Impressions of Italy. Paris Opera-Comique Orch/Pierre Dervaux.
  • Redhead, Robert: A Finnish Suite. Salvation Army International Staff Band .

  • 11th April

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  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Romeo & Juliet, fantasy overture in B minor. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Isouard, Nicolo (arr. Divall, Richard): Te Deum. Albert Buttigieg, bass, Charles Vincenti, ten., Claire Caruana, sop., Claire Massa, m-sop., Romina Morrow, org., Rosabelle Bianchi, sop. Malta PO, Mirabitur Choir/Richard Divall.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Serenade No.10 in B flat K.361/370a - 'Gran Partita'. London Wind Soloists/Jack Brymer.
  • Schumann, Robert: Piano quintet in E flat, Op.44. Benjamin Martin, pno. Australian String Quartet .
  • Britten, Benjamin: Folk Song Arrangements - Volume 1. Dame Felicity Lott, sop., Graham Johnson, pno., Philip Langridge, ten.
  • Salieri, Antonio: Concerto in C for flute and oboe. James Brown, oboe, Richard Adeney, fte. English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Zimbalist, Efrem (arr. Primrose, William): Sarasateana. Robert Koenig, pno., Roberto Diaz, vla.
  • Bizet, Georges (arr. Lagoya, Alexandre): Danses Espagnoles, on a theme from Carmen. Alexandre Lagoya, gtr. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Concerto for Three Pianos in F, K242. Martha Argerich, pno., Paul Gulda, pno., Rico Gulda, pno. Swiss Italian Orch/A Rabinovitch-Barakovsky.
  • Dussek, Jan Ladislav: Harp concerto in E flat, Op. 15. Roberta Alessandrini, harp Mantua Orch/Vittorio Parisi.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Concert Waltz No. 1 in D, Op. 47. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • Moszkowski, Moritz: Trois Morceaux, Op.86. Seta Tanyel, pno.

  • 10th April

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  • Bliss, Sir Arthur: A Colour Symphony. Ulster Orch/Vernon Handley.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Apollon Musagete. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Litolff, Charles Henry: Concerto Symphonique No.3 in E flat, Op.45. Peter Donohoe, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Andrew Litton.
  • Strauss R: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30. Cleveland Orch/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Allworth, Robert: Australia Suite. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Strauss R: Don Quixote, Op.35. Abraham Skernick, vla., Pierre Fournier, vlc., Rafael Druian, vln. Cleveland Orch/George Szell.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364. Gidon Kremer, vln., Kim Kashkashian, vla. Vienna PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Egmont, Incidental Music, Op.84. Erich Schellow, spkr., Gundula Janowitz, sop. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Krommer, Franz: Clarinet Concerto in E Flat, Op.36. Paul Meyer, cl. Franz Liszt CO/Jean-Pierre Rampal.
  • Zemlinsky, Alexander von: Lyric Symphony, Op.18. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Deborah Voigt, sop. Vienna PO/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Overture-Suite in D, TWV 55:D1. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Polonaise in A flat, Op.53, Heroic. Van Cliburn, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Etude in E, Op.10/3. Van Cliburn, pno.

  • 9th April

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  • Bach CPE: Symphony in D, Wq.183/1. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Bax, Sir Arnold: Russian Suite. London PO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Browne, John: Stabat Mater dolorosa - motet for 6 voices. Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott.
  • Boyce, William: Symphony No.8 in D minor, Op.2/8. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op.59/2 'Razumovsky'. Tokyo String Quartet .
  • Bruckner, Anton: Symphony No.3 in D minor. New Philharmonic Orch of Westphalia/Johannes Wildner.
  • Bacewicz, Grazyna: Concerto for String Orchestra. Amadeus CO/Agnieska Duczmal.
  • Bach JC: Keyboard Concerto in E flat, (C 75). Anthony Halstead, pno. Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead.
  • Brahms, Johannes: A German Requiem, Op.45. Christiane Oelze, sop., Gerald Finley, bass-baritone Collegium Vocale Ghent, La Chapelle Royale, Orchestre des Champs Elysees/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Brescianello, Guiseppe Antonio: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.1/4. Shaun Lee-Chen, vln. Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Bridge, Frank: Phantasy Quartet in F sharp minor. Patrick Ireland, vla. Dartington Piano Trio .
  • Bruch, Max: Symphony No.3 in E, Op.51. Hungarian State Orch/Manfred Honeck.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 4, Christ lay in the bonds of death. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Helmut Krebs, ten., Maria Jung, org. Bach Festival Orch, Frankfurt State Academy Choir/Fritz Lehmann.
  • Brumby, Colin: Scena for Cor Anglais and Strings. Barry Davis, cor ang. Queensland SO/Richard Mills.
  • Bainton, Edgar (arr. Newton, Rodney): Epithalamion. BBC PO/Martyn Brabbins.
  • Bantock, Granville: Old English Suite. Slovak State PO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Barry, John (arr. Morley, Angela): Out of Africa, theme. Itzhak Perlman, vln. Pittsburgh SO/John Williams.

  • 8th April

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  • Enescu, George: Symphony No.2 in A, Op.17. Tampere PO/Hannu Lintu.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1. Victor Sangiorgio, pno. West Australian SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: String Quartet No. 7 in F, Op.59/1, 'Razumovsky'. Goldner String Quartet .
  • Gounod, Charles: Choral Mass in G minor. Marie-Claire Alain, org. Lausanne Vocal Ensemble/Michel Corboz.
  • Traditional: Falling Leaves. Andrew MacGregor, shakuhachi .
  • Grainger, Percy: We Have Fed Our Sea for a Thousand Years. City of London Sinfonia, Joyful Company of Singers/Richard Hickox.
  • Edwards, Ross: Violin Concerto, "Maninyas". Dene Olding, vln. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: Anna Bolena, Mad Scenes. Maria Callas, sop. Philharmonia Chorus, Philharmonia Orch/Nicola Rescigno.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Overture - Russian Easter Festival, Op.36. Royal PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Allegri, Gregorio: Miserere. King's College Choir Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks.
  • Various: Bocelli, Andrea - Sacred Arias. Andrea Bocelli, ten. St Cecilia Academy Chorus, St Cecilia Academy Orch/Myung-Whun Chung.
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: The Fifth Continent. Barbara Jane Gilby, vln., Bruce Lamont, tpt., David Pereira, vlc., Joseph Ortuso, oboe, Mark Atkins, didjeridu, Peter Sculthorpe, spkr., Vanessa Souter, harp Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Granados, Enrique: Goyescas No.4: The Lover and the Nightingale. Alex Raineri, pno.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Tarantelle in A minor, Op.6. James Campbell, cl., Susan Milan, fte. London PO/Geoffrey Simon.

  • 7th April

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  • Franck, Cesar: Symphony in D minor. French NO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in E minor, Op.72/1. Ewa Kupiec, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.posth.. Cyprien Katsaris, pno.
  • Couperin, Francois: L'Apotheose de Lully. English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Marais, Marin: Sonnerie de Sainte-Genevieve du Mont de Paris. Trio Sonnerie .
  • Granados, Enrique: Goyescas. Jorge Luis Prats, pno.
  • 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.
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo: Gli amori di Teolinda. Jorg Fadle, cl., Julia Varady, sop. Berlin RSO, RIAS Chamber Choir/Gerd Albrecht.
  • Avison, Charles: Concerto Grosso No.12 in D. Ioana Tache, vln., Kristian Winther, vln. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Avison, Charles: Concerto Grosso No. 5 in D minor. Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam.
  • Cassomenos, Stefan: String Quartet No.1. Curro Quartet .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Sinfonia from Cantata BWV174. Academy for Ancient Music Berlin/Bernhard Forck.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV134, The Soul that truly knows his risen Lord. Marius van Altena, ten., Rene Jacobs, alto Collegium Vocale Ghent, Hanover Boys' Choir, Leonhardt Consort/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op.60. Queensland SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Liszt, Franz: Concert study No.3 in D flat, S144, Un Sospiro. David Helfgott, pno.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Ondine. David Helfgott, pno.

  • 6th April

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  • Martucci, Giuseppe: Symphony No.1 in D minor Op.75. Philharmonia Orch/Francesco d'Avalos.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Concerto in A flat for two pianos. Ian Munro, pno., Stephen Coombs, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Messa di Gloria. Hermann Prey, bar., Jose Carreras, ten. Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orch/Claudio Scimone.
  • Brahms, Johannes: String Sextet No.2 in G, Op.36. Cecil Aronowitz, vla., William Pleeth, vlc. Amadeus Quartet .
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Pulcinella Suite. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Hamlet: Incidental Suite,Op.116a. National PO/Bernard Hermann.
  • Giordano, Umberto: Fedora. Adelina Scarabelli, sop., Alessandro Corbelli, bs-bar., Mirella Freni, sop., Placido Domingo, ten. La Scala Chorus, Milan, La Scala Orch, Milan/Gianandrea Gavazzeni.
  • Edwards, Ross: Guitar Concerto. Karin Schaupp, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Aladdin Suite, FS89. Odense SO/Tamas Veto.
  • Godard, Benjamin Louis: Suite in B flat, Op.116. John Wion, fte., Thomas Hrynkiw, pno.