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


21st September

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  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.1 in G minor, Op.13, 'Winter Daydreams'. Melbourne SO/Oleg Caetani.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 82, It is enough. Peter Harvey, bar., EBS/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Gaubert: Le chevalier et la damoiselle. Luxembourg PO/Marc Soustrot.
  • Strahan: Clarinet Quintet No.1 in D "The Princess". David Pereira, vlc., Alan Vivian, cl., John Gould, vln., Irene Donohoe, vln., Jane Hazelwood, vla.
  • Lewis: A whistler's dream. Marc Shapiro, pno., Timothy Day, fte.
  • Langlais: Concerto No.3 for Organ, Strings and Timpani. Michael Dudman, org., Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Gavin: Song Offerings on Poems by Tagore. May Gavin, pno., Julian Gavin, ten.
  • Dvorak: Golden Spinning Wheel, B.197, Op.109. London SO/Istvan Kertesz.
  • Handel: Sonata for recorder, violin & continuo in F, Op.2/5. Alice Harnoncourt, vln., Herbert Tachezi, hpschd., Frans Bruggen, rec.
  • Stenhammar: Piano concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.1. Seta Tanyel, pno., Helsingborg SO/Andrew Manze.
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F, Op.18/1. Quartetto Italiano.
  • Previn: Violin Sonata. Gil Shaham, vln., Andre Previn, pno.

  • 20th September

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  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No.3). Yvonne Kenny, sop. London SO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Maxwell Davies, Peter: An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise. George McIlwham, bagpipes Royal PO/Peter Maxwell Davies.
  • Mompou, Federico: Suite Compostelana. Antigoni Goni, gtr.
  • Granados, Enrique: Piano Trio in C, Op.50. Trioz .
  • Burgon, Geoffrey: Acquainted with Night. James Bowman, alto. City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Concierto Serenata. Catherine Michel, harp Monte Carlo National Opera Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Homage to Rossini, Op.2. Markus Hadulla, pno., Tianwa Yang, vln.
  • Victoria, Tomas Luis de: Missa Ave Maris Stella. Westminster Cathedral Choir/David Hill.
  • Bax, Sir Arnold: November Woods. BBC PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Stanford, Sir Charles: Symphony No.6 in E flat, Op.94. Bournemouth SO/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Sterndale Bennett, Sir William: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.9. Malcolm Binns, pno. London PO/Nicholas Braithwaite.
  • Turina, Joaquin: Piano Quartet in A minor, Op.67. Nash Ensemble .
  • Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo de: Symphony in D. RIAS Sinfonietta Berlin/Jorge Velazco.
  • Bowen, York: Orchestral Poem 'Eventide', Op.69. Roderick Elms, org. BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson.
  • Parry, Sir Charles Hubert: Nonet in B flat. Capricorn .
  • Orr, Charles Wilfred: A Cotswold Hill Tune. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Delius, Frederick: Walk to the Paradise Garden. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Liadov, Anatol: A Musical Snuffbox, Op.32. Isador Goodman, pno.

  • 19th September

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  • Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92. Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A minor, Op.23. Liza Ferschtman, vln., Inon Barnatan, pno.
  • Schubert: Four Impromptus, D935. Radu Lupu, pno.
  • Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B Flat, K191. Frank Morelli, bsn., Orpheus CO.
  • Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito, K621. Stuart Burrows, ten., Dame Janet Baker, m-sop., Yvonne Minton, m-sop., Lucia Popp, sop., Frederica von Stade, mezzo-sop, Robert Lloyd, bass, ROHO, Royal Opera House Chorus/Sir Colin Davis.
  • Dvorak: Legends, Op.59, B 122. West Australian SO/Vernon Handley.
  • Kay: Tasmania Symphony, The Legend of Moinee. Christian Wojtowicz, vlc., Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Tansman: Four Movements for Orchestra. Slovak State PO/Meir Minsky.
  • Mozart: Non temer, amato bene, K505, concert aria. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Mozart: Adagio in E, K261. Richard Tognetti, vln., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 18th September

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  • Smetana, Bedrich: Festive Symphony in E, Op.6. Austrian RSO/Lothar Zagrosek.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in F minor, Op.55/1. Ronald Farren-Price, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in E flat, Op.55/2. Jayson Gillham, pno.
  • Purcell, Henry: Amphitryon or The Two Sosias, Z572. Andrea Jeffrey, sop., Giles Tomkins, bass, Michelle Kettrick, sop., Nicole Bower, sop. Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon.
  • Purcell, Henry: The Gordian Knot Unty'd, Z.597. Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op.25 (arr. piano 4 hands). Christian Kohn, pno., Silke-Thora Matthies, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Il re pastore, K208. Ann Murray, m-sop., Eva Mei, sop., Inga Nielsen, sop., Markus Schafer, ten., Roberto Sacca, ten. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Bach CPE: Flute concerto in D minor, Wq.22. Ingrid Dingfelder, fte. English CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Carmichael, John: Fantasy Sonata for Flute and Piano. Antony Gray, pno., Sylvie Leprohon, fte.
  • Carmichael, John: Escapades for Flute, Oboe and Piano. Antony Gray, pno., Stephen Robinson, oboe, Sylvie Leprohon, fte.
  • Carmichael, John: Pastorale. Anthony Smith, pno., Nicole Canham, cl.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 78, Jesus by Thy cross and passion. Allan Fast, alto., Frank Kelley, ten., Jan Opalach, bass, Julianne Baird, sop. Bach Ensemble/Joshua Rifkin.
  • Bizet, Georges: L'Arlesienne Suites 1 and 2, excerpts. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Three Small Pieces. Pepe Romero, gtr.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Junto al Generalife. Pepe Romero, gtr.

  • 17th September

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  • Berwald: Symphony No.3 in C, 'Sinfonie singuliere'. Helsingborg SO/Okko Kamu.
  • Dohnanyi: Symphonic Minutes, Op.36. Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta.
  • Schubert: Mass No.6 in E flat, D950. Ruth Ziesak, sop., Jard van Nes, contr., Herbert Lippert, ten., Wolfgang Bunten, ten., Bavarian RSO, Bavarian Radio Chorus/Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C, Hob.VIIb:1. Jian Wang, vlc., Gulbenkian Orch/Muhai Tang.
  • Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op.60. Queensland SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Beethoven: Diabelli Variations in C, Op.120. Peter Serkin, pno.
  • Mendelssohn: Sextet in D, Op.110. Walter Panhofer, pno., Vienna Octet members.
  • Various: Blow the wind southerly & other traditional songs. Kathleen Ferrier, contr., Phyllis Spurr, pno.
  • Palmer: Toccata for double string orchestra. Cove CO/Stephen Williams.
  • Massenet: Le Carillon - ballet. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Rodrigo: Dos preludios. Owen Thomson, gtr.

  • 16th September

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  • Wagner S: Symphony in C. Berlin RSO/Heinrich Hollreiser.
  • Arnell, Richard: Dagenham Symphony - from the film 'Opus 65'. Royal Scottish NO/Martin Yates.
  • Davis, Carl: Cyrano. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Paul Murphy.
  • Marshall-Hall, George: Symphony in E flat: Largamento. Melbourne SO/Richard Divall.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Fantasia in F minor, K.608. Daniel Chorzempa, org.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Four Seasons, Op.8/1-4. Dan Laurin, rec. Arte Dei Suonatori .
  • Lovelock, William: Trumpet Concerto. Geoffrey Payne, tpt. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Brahms, Johannes: A German Requiem, Op.45. Hermann Prey, bar., Ileana Cotrubas, sop. New Philharmonia Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Lorin Maazel.
  • Suk, Josef: A Summer's Tale, Op.29. Czech PO/Libor Pesek.
  • Schubert, Franz: Allegro in A minor, D947, Op.144 - Lebenssturme. Evgeny Kissin, pno., James Levine, pno.
  • Handel, George Frederic (arr. Tarkmann, Andreas N.): *Amabile Belta* - Concerto for Flute, English Horn, Strings and b.c.. Albrecht Mayer, cor ang., Matthieu Gauci-Aycelin, fte. Sinfonia Varsovia .

  • 15th September

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    14th September

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  • Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No.3 in C, Op.52. Adelaide SO/Arvo Volmer.
  • Nielsen, Carl: String Quartet No.2 in F minor, Op.5, FS11. The Young Danish String Quartet .
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Clarinet concerto No.2 in E flat, Op.74. David Griffiths, cl. Zelman SO/Mark Shiell.
  • Selleck, Johanna: Seven Tanka. Anne Norman, shakuhachi, Arwen Johnston, perc., Caroline Almonte, pno., Judith Dodsworth, sop., Merlyn Quaife, sop.
  • 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.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Sonata in D, Op.12/1. Oleh Krysa, vln., Timothy Young, pno.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Chandos Anthem No.5: I Will Magnify Thee. Caroline Friend, sop., Philip Langridge, ten. Academy of St Martin in the Fields, King's College Choir Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks.
  • 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.
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Ice Man. Amir Farid, pno.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Stabat Mater. Cecilia Gasdia, sop., Chris Merritt, ten., Jose Garcia, bass, Margarita Zimmermann, m-sop. Ambrosian Singers, I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Glass, Philip: Dance No.4. Philip Glass Ensemble .
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano. Joel Brennan, tpt., Konrad Olszewski, pno.
  • Copland, Aaron: Rodeo - Ballet Suite. Baltimore SO/David Zinman.
  • Higdon, Jennifer: Soliloquy. Dinah Woods, cor ang. Tasmanian SO/Sean O'Boyle.

  • 13th September

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  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Symphony No.6 in E minor. Royal Liverpool PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Charpentier, Marc-Antoine: Hymn in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary between men & angels, H.400. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Scott, Cyril: Piano Concerto No.1 in C. John Ogdon, pno. London PO/Bernard Herrmann.
  • Bush, Geoffrey: Divertimento. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Burrell, Diana: Das meer, das so gross und weit ist... for string orchestra (fr: Psalm 104). Northern Sinfonia/John Lubbock.
  • Chambonnieres, Jacques de: Gigue and Pavane. Il Seminario Musicale/Gerard Lesne.
  • Bliss, Sir Arthur: Five Dances from 'Checkmate'. West Australian SO/Hans-Hubert Schonzeler.
  • Berners, Lord: The Triumph of Neptune - Suite.. Christopher Underwood, bar. Royal Liverpool PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Destouches, Andre Cardinal: The Elements, 1721 - Ballet. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Seiber, Matyas: Notturno for horn and string orch, 1944. Soren Hermansson, horn UMEA Sinfonietta/Edvard Tjivzjel.
  • Jacob, Gordon: Sextet in B Flat, Op.6. Anthony Goldstone, pno. Elysian Wind Quintet .
  • Alwyn, William: String Quartet No.1 in D minor. Quartet of London .
  • Britten, Benjamin: Scottish Ballad Op.26. Peter Donohoe, pno., Philip Fowke, pno. City of Birmingham SO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Lully, Jean Baptiste Fils: Concert Given for the King's Supper. Musica Florea/Marek Stryncl.
  • Goldschmidt, Berthold: Cello Concerto. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc. Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Boismortier, Joseph B de: Sonata for Flute & Obligato Harpsichord in D,Op.91/1. Andreas Kroper, fte., Kristian Nyquist, hpschd.
  • Tippett, Sir Michael: Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli. John Tunnell, vln., Kevin McCrae, vlc., Rosemary Ellison, vln. Scottish CO/Sir Michael Tippett.
  • Couperin, Francois: Eighth Concert in the theatrical style. Charivari Agreable .
  • German, Sir Edward: Intermezzo in A minor. Alan Cuckston, pno.

  • 12th September

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  • Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op.58. Melbourne SO/Oleg Caetani.
  • Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op.50. Gidon Kremer, vln., Martha Argerich, pno., Mischa Maisky, vlc.
  • Smetana: String Quartet No.1 in E minor - From My Life. Sacconi Quartet.
  • Rameau: Castor et Pollux. Mark Donnelly, bar., Anna Fraser, sop., Margaret Plummer, m-sop., Jeffrey Thompson, ten., Hadleigh Adams, bar., Celeste Lazarenko, sop., Paul Goodwin-Groen, bass, Pascal Herington, ten., Cantillation, Orch of the Antipodes/Antony Walker.
  • Spohr: Clarinet Concerto No.3 in F minor. Ernst Ottensamer, cl., Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Buxtehude: Aria "La Capricciosa" in G, BuxWV250. Lars Ulrik Mortensen, hpschd.
  • Allworth: Voluntaries for Organ in Honour of St Catherine. Lawrence Bartlett, org.
  • Tromlitz (arr. Crossley): Six Partitas for Solo Flute: Partita V. Alicia Crossley, rec.
  • Haydn: Piano Trio in A, Hob.XV:18. Vienna Piano Trio.