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.


22nd January

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  • Parry, Sir Charles Hubert: Symphony No.4 in E minor. London PO/Matthias Bamert.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Nocturne in E flat minor, Op.33/1. Kun Woo Paik, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Nocturne in B, Op.33/2. Dominique Merlet, pno.
  • Linley, Thomas (The Younger): Overture - The Duenna. Parley Of Instruments/Paul Nicholson.
  • Linley, Thomas (The Younger): Music for 'The Tempest '. Julia Gooding, sop., Paul Goodwin, oboe Parley Of Instruments, Parley Of Instruments Choir/Paul Nicholson.
  • Boyce, William: O where shall wisdom be found. Magdalen College Choir, Oxford/John Harper.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Sonata No.17 in D, D850. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • 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.
  • Veracini, Francesco Maria: Violin Concerto in D, a otto strumenti. Alberto Martini, vln. Accademia I Filarmonici .
  • Hill, Alfred: In Such a Night. Asmira Woodward-Page, vln., Scott Davie, pno.
  • Hill, Alfred: String Quartet No.1 in B flat, Maori. Dominion Quartet .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 13, My sighs, my tears. Bas Ramselaar, bass-baritone, Knut Schoch, ten., Ruth Holton, sop., Sytse Buwalda, alto Holland Boys' Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium/Pieter Jan Leusnik.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Overton, David): Magic Flutes. James Galway, fte., Jeanne Galway, fte. Sinfonia Varsovia/James Galway.
  • Piazzolla, Astor (arr. Schmidt, Will): Soledad. Will Schmidt, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Liszt, Franz): Schwanengesang, D.957 - Serenade. Will Schmidt, pno.

  • 21st January

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  • Hovhaness: Symphony No.39 for Guitar and Orchestra, Op.321.. Michael Long, gtr., KBS SO/Vakhtang Jordania.
  • Fibich: Quintet in D, Op. 42 - for piano, clarinet, horn, violin & cello. Endymion Ensemble.
  • Koehne: Between Two Worlds. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Debussy: Images (oubliees). Lyon NO/Jun Markl.
  • Mendelssohn: Concerto in A flat for two pianos. Stephen Coombs, pno., Ian Munro, pno., BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Haydn M: Symphony in C, P.10. Warsaw Sinfonietta/Wojciech Czepiel.
  • Handel: Athalia, HWV52. Emma Kirkby, sop., James Bowman, alto., Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., David Thomas, bass, Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Aled Jones, treb., AAM, New College Choir, Oxford/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Bach JC: Amadis des Gaules, G39, Ballet Music. The Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead.
  • Dussek: Harp Sonata in C minor. Gabriella Dall'Olio, harp.

  • 20th January

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550. English CO/Benjamin Britten.
  • Stanford, Sir Charles: Symphony No.7 in D minor, Op.124. Ulster Orch/Vernon Handley.
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Le Papillon. John Georgiadis, vln. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Cassation in C, Op1/6, Hob.III:6. Jakob Lindberg, theorbo, Lars Brolin, vla., Nils-Erik Sparf, vln., Olof Larsson, vlc.
  • Frost, Stephen: Bassoon Concerto. Sigyn Birkeland, bsn. Bournemouth SO/Tony Harrison.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Davis, Carl):Die Fledermaus: Suite. London PO/Carl Davis.
  • Delius, Frederick (arr. Matthews, David):A Village Romeo and Juliet: Orchestral Suite. London PO/Carl Davis.
  • Respighi, Ottorino: Botticelli Triptych. Winnipeg SO/Kazuhiro Koizumi.
  • Rutter, John: Beatles Concerto. Paul Schaefer, pno., Peter Rostal, pno. Royal PO/John Rutter.
  • Fiorillo, Federigo: Sinfonia Concertante in F. Anthony Camden, oboe, Julia Girdwood, oboe City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward.
  • Auric, Georges: Beauty and the Beast, film score. Axios Chorus, Moscow SO/ Adriano.
  • 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 .
  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Rondo Arlecchinesco, Op.46. North German RSO/Werner Andreas Albert.

  • 19th January

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  • Arne: Piano concerto No.3 in A. Paul Nicholson, pno., Parley Of Instruments/Paul Nicholson.
  • Puccini: Messa di Gloria. Hermann Prey, bar., Jose Carreras, ten., Philharmonia Orch, Ambrosian Singers/Claudio Scimone.
  • Mozart: Quintet in E flat for Piano and Winds, K.452. Jeffrey Crellin, oboe, Brian Chapman, pno., Graeme Evans, horn, Matthew Wilkie, bsn., David Griffiths, cl.
  • Verdi: Capriccio for bassoon and orchestra. Andrea Magnani, bsn., Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Dvorak: String Quartet No.12 in F, Op.96, B.179 - American. Tokyo String Quartet.
  • Kouvaras: Bundanon Suite. Linda Kouvaras, pno.
  • Strauss R: Sonatina No.2 in E flat 'Happy Workshop'. Amade Wind Ensemble/Klaus Rainer Scholl.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Divertimento in F, Hob.XV:37. Beaux Arts Trio .
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Introduction and allegro Op.47. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op. 167. Irma Vallecillo, pno., Richard Stoltzman, cl.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor (arr. Primrose, William):Bachianas Brasileiras No.5: Aria. Robert Koenig, pno., Roberto Diaz, vla.
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Primrose, William):Litany for All Souls Day, D343: Adagio. Robert Koenig, pno., Roberto Diaz, vla.

  • 18th January

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  • Norgard, Per: Symphony No.4, Indian Rose Garden & Chinese Witch's Lake. Danish RSO/Leif Segerstam.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Cello Concerto No.2 in G, Op.126. Jamie Walton, vlc. Philharmonia Orch/Alexander Briger.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Forest of the Amazon. Bidu Sayao, sop. Symphony of the Air, Symphony of the Air Chorus/Heitor Villa-Lobos.
  • Isaacs, Mark: The Wind in the Willows. Andrew Ford, narrator, Mark Isaacs, pno., Peter Neville, perc., Rosanne Hunt, vlc., Stephen Robinson, oboe, Zoe Black, vln.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Sonata in G, Op.96. Elizabeth Layton, vln., Ian Munro, pno.
  • Anderson, Andrew: Piano Quartet in C minor. Erica Kennedy, vln., Helen Ireland, vla., Ian Munro, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Crivici, Romano: Flat Earth. Philip South, perc. Electra String Quartet .
  • Various: Turkish Music - L'Orient Imaginaire. /Vladimir Ivanoff.

  • 17th January

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  • Mehul, Etienne Nicholas: Symphony No.3 in C major. Gulbenkian Foundation Orch./Michel Swierczewski.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Bassoon concerto in A minor, RV498. Danny Bond, bsn. 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.
  • Massenet, Jules: Le Cid - Ballet music. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Nielsen, Carl: String Quartet No.3 in E flat, Op.14, FS23. The Young Danish String Quartet .
  • Tallis, Thomas: Gaude gloriosa. Taverner Choir, Taverner Consort/Andrew Parrott.
  • Allen, Geoffrey: Watercolours, Suite for Flute and Piano Op.12. David Wickham, pno., Neil Fisenden, fte.
  • Taneyev, Sergei: Overture: The Oresteia, Op.6. Philharmonia Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Glass, Philip: Wichita Vortex Sutra. Valentina Lisitsa, pno.
  • Perotin: Alleluia nativitas. Hilliard Ensemble/Paul Hillier.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Trio No.5 in D, Op.70/1, 'Ghost'. Benaud Trio .
  • Glinka, Mikhail: Kamarinskaya. USSR Academic SO/Evgeny Svetlanov.
  • Kabalevsky, Dimitry: Piano Sonatina in C, Op.13/1. Alexandre Dossin, pno.
  • Bantock, Granville: Pagan Symphony. Royal PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Brumby, Colin: Paean. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Schmidt, Franz: Variations on a Hussar's Song. London PO/Franz Welser-Moest.
  • Reger, Max: Ballet Suite Op. 130. Norrkoping SO/Leif Segerstam.
  • Wells, Jessica: Copenhagen Christmas. Alicia Crossley, rec. Acacia Quartet .
  • Hassler, Johan Wilhelm: Grand Sonata for three hands in C. Alexander Bakhchiyev, pno., Yelena Sorokina, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.14 in A, K.114. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Bloch, Ernest: Two Poems: Winter and Spring. Slovak RSO/Dalia Atlas.

  • 16th January

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  • Strauss R: Sinfonia Domestica Op.53. Vienna PO/Andre Previn.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.16. Yuja Wang, pno. Simon Bolivar Symphony Orch of Venezuela/Gustavo Dudamel.
  • Schubert, Franz: An die Musik - Favourite Schubert Songs. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Malcolm Martineau, pno.
  • Bach CPE: Organ Concerto in G, Wq.34. Marie-Claire Alain, org. Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.
  • Vine, Carl: Oboe Concerto. Diana Doherty, oboe Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen, excerpts. Agnes Baltsa, m-sop., Alexander Malta, bass, Christine Barbaux, sop., Jane Berbie, m-sop., Jose Carreras, ten., Jose Van Dam, bass-baritone, Katia Ricciarelli, sop., Michel Marinpouille, ten., Mikael Melbye, bass Berlin PO, Paris Opera Chorus, Schoeneberger Boys' Choir/Herbert von Karajan.
  • He Zhanhao/Chen Gang: Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto. Takako Nishizaki, vln. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Variations in B flat on 'La ci darem' from Don Giovanni, Op.2. Ian Munro, pno. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op.120/1. Georges Pludermacher, pno., Michel Portal, cl.
  • Dohnanyi, Ernst von: Piano Quintet in C minor, Op.1. Wolfgang Manz, pno. Gabrieli String Quartet .
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: Irkanda III: 1st mvt.. Trioz .
  • Radiohead: Exit Music (For a Film). Adam Katz Piano Trio .

  • 15th January

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.36 in C, K.425 - Linz. English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Liszt, Franz: Berceuse, S.174. Istvan Lantos, pno.
  • Mageau, Mary: Berceuse. Katie Zhukov, pno.
  • DuMont, Henry: Dialogus de Anima. La Chapelle Royale, La Chapelle Royale Choir/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Du Mont, Henri: Pavane a 3 in D minor. Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset.
  • Du Mont, Henri: Litanies a la Vierge. Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat, Op.73, 'Emperor'. Gerard Willems, pno. Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.24 in F sharp, Op.78. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Humperdinck, Engelbert: Hansel and Gretel. Christine Douglas, sop., Margaret Haggart, m-sop., Suzanne Johnston, m-sop. Australian Opera and Ballet Orch, Opera Australia Children's Chorus/Johannes Fritzsch.
  • Valentini, Guiseppe: Concerto for four violins in A minor. Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini.
  • Colborne-Veel, John: Seven Scenes from the Ballet "Tiger Jim". Capricornia String Quartet .
  • Grainger, Percy: Danish Folk Music Suite. Claire Clements, pno. Melbourne SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 3, O God, how many a pain for the heart. Boys' Choir Soloist, treb., Kurt Equiluz, ten., Max van Egmond, bass, Paul Esswood, alto Concentus Musicus Vienna, Vienna Boys' Choir/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Moszkowski, Moritz: From Foreign Lands, Op.23. Polish National RSO/Antoni Wit.
  • Wilcher, Phillip: The Walls of Ukhaydir. Jeanell Carrigan, pno.
  • Wilcher, Phillip: The Sphinx and the Sycamore. Jeanell Carrigan, pno.

  • 14th January

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  • Brian: Symphony No. 3 in C sharp minor. BBC SO/Lionel Friend.
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Sonata in E, Op.6. Lydia Artymiw, pno.
  • Grieg (arr. Horowitz/B. Wallfisch): Cello concerto after Cello sonata, Op.36. Raphael Wallfisch, vlc., London PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Vaughan Williams: In Windsor Forest. Bournemouth SO, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus/Norman Del Mar.
  • Gross: Concerto da Camera. Adrian Hooper, mndln., Esther Cheng, vln., Michael Tabrett, vla., Catherine Tabrett, vlc.
  • Elgar: Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, Op. 27. London SO, London Symphony Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Lortzing: Tsar and Carpenter. Hermann Prey, bar., Peter Schreier, ten., Nicolai Gedda, ten., Gottlob Frick, bass, Erica Koth, sop., Annelies Burmeister, contr., Leipzig Radio Choir, Staatskapelle Dresden/Robert Heger.
  • Poulenc: Concert Champetre. Simon Preston, hpschd., London SO/Andre Previn.
  • Kraus: Sinfonia in C sharp minor, VB140. Swedish CO/Petter Sundkvist.
  • Scriabin: 3 Pieces, Op.2. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno., Valentina Lisitsa, pno.
  • Scriabin: Two Nocturnes, Op.5. Gordon Fergus-Thompson, pno.

  • 13th January

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  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op.58. Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko.
  • Herold, Ferdinand (arr. Lanchbery, John): La Fille mal gardee. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/John Lanchbery.
  • Bach CPE: Oboe Concerto in B flat, Wq.164. Anne Gilby, oboe Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam.
  • Krommer, Franz: Sinfonia Concertante in E Flat, Op.70. Janos Rolla, vln., Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte., Paul Meyer, cl. Franz Liszt CO/Jean-Pierre Rampal.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Concerto for flute, violin & strings in A. Anne Schuman, vln., Edwina Smith, fte. Orch of the Golden Age/Robert Glenton.
  • Haydn M: Concerto in C for organ, viola and strings, P.55. Simon Preston, org., Stephen Shingles, vla. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Lehar, Franz: Paganini. Deborah Riedel, sop., Jerry Hadley, ten., Lynton Atkinson, ten., Naomi Itami, sop., Paul Barritt, vln., Philip Dennis, ten. English CO, London Voices/Richard Bonynge.
  • Walton, Sir William (arr. Palmer, Christopher): A Wartime Sketchbook. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: A Sussex Overture, Op.31. BBC PO/Rumon Gamba.