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A pleasant and relaxing morning program of medium-length orchestral and chamber works with a segment featuring an accompanied solo artist.


17th March

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  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture, Op.21. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals. Alexis Weissenberg, pno., Aldo Ciccolini, pno., Jacques Cazauran, db., Michel Debost, fte., Robert Cordier, vlc., Conservatoire Concert Society Orch/Georges Pretre.
  • Sullivan (arr. Mackerras): Cello Concerto in D. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., London SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV1048. Orch of the Antipodes/Anna McDonald.
  • Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Bernard Haitink.
  • Boccherini: Symphony in D, Op.12/1. New Philharmonia Orch/Raymond Leppard.

  • 10th March

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  • Telemann: Suite for Oboe & Basso Continuo in G minor. Heinz Holliger, oboe, Christine Jaccottet, hpschd., Klaus Thunemann, bsn.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 6 in D, Hob.I:6 - Le Matin. Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd.
  • Brahms: Two Rhapsodies, Op.79. Radu Lupu, pno.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 18, As the rain and the snow falls from Heaven. Barbara Schlick, sop., Christoph Pregardien, ten., Klaus Mertens, bass, Kai Wessel, alto., Amsterdam Baroque Orch, Amsterdam Baroque Choir/Ton Koopman.
  • Hummel: Clarinet quartet in E flat. Fabrizio Meloni, cl., Andrea Pecolo, vln., Luca Ranieri, vla., Mario Finotti, vlc.
  • Sor: L'encouragement, Op.34. Los Romeros.

  • 3rd March

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  • Vivaldi: Sonata for oboe, violin, organ and chalumeau in C, RV779. Paul Goodwin, oboe, John Holloway, vln., Colin Lawson, chalumeau, John Toll, org.
  • Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B Flat, D485. English CO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 27, Who knows how near is my last hour.. Kurt Equiluz, ten., Siegmund Nimsgern, bass, Paul Esswood, alto, Concentus Musicus Vienna, Vienna Boys' Choir, Chorus Viennensis/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Haydn: Quartetto in D, Hob.III:8, Op.2/2. Karin Schaupp, gtr., Flinders Quartet.
  • Tchaikovsky: Concert Fantasy in G for Piano and Orchestra, Op.56. Konstantin Scherbakov, pno., Dmitry Yablonsky, vlc., Audrey Kudryavtsev, vln., Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.

  • 17th February

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  • Telemann: Concerto for three horns, violin & orchestra. Simon Standage, vln., Anthony Halstead, horn, Christian Rutherford, horn, Raul Diaz, horn, Collegium Musicum 90/Simon Standage.
  • Strauss Jnr: Ballet music from Ritter Pasman. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 82, It is enough. Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, m-sop., Orch of Emmanuel Music/Craig Smith.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E Flat, K.543. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Danzi: Wind quintet in F major, Op.56/3. Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.

  • 10th February

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  • Vivaldi: Concerto in A minor for 2 violins, RV522, Op.3/8. Micaela Comberti, vln., Elizabeth Wilcock, vln., English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Schubert: Violin Sonata in A, D574, Grand Duo. Jean-Philippe Collard, pno., Augustin Dumay, vln.
  • Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op.7/6. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Roman: Little Drottningholm Music. Uppsala CO/Anthony Halstead.
  • Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole. Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Bach: Concerto in A minor for Flute, Violin and Keyboard, BWV1044. La Stravaganza/Siegbert Rampe.

  • 3rd February

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  • Bach: Keyboard Concerto in G minor, BWV1058. Trevor Pinnock, hpschd., The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Bach JC: Sinfonia Concertante in C, T289/4. Richard Adeney, fte., Keith Harvey, vlc., Emanuel Hurwitz, vln., Peter Graeme, oboe, English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A minor, Wq.170. Anner Bylsma, vlc., OAE/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4. I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky.
  • Rossini: Otello, Ballet. Monte Carlo National Opera Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Barrios: A Lament, The Bees. Craig Ogden, gtr.

  • 27th January

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  • CAV and intro
  • Telemann: Overture in C minor, TWV55:c4. Collegium Instrumentale Brugense/Patrick Peire.
  • Haydn: Symphony No.103 in E flat, Hob.I:103 - Drum Roll. RCO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A, Wq.172 - Allegro Assai. Marko Ylonen, vlc., Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.4 in C minor, Op.44. Pascal Rogé, pno., Philharmonia Orch/Charles Dutoit.
  • Victoria: O magnum mysterium. Voces 8.

  • 20th January

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  • Mozart: Serenade in G, Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K525. Prague CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Purcell: Come Ye Sons of Art, Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary, 1694, Z232. Michael Chance, alto., Trevor Pinnock, hpschd., Jennifer Smith, sop., Timothy Wilson, alto., Stephen Richardson, bass, English Concert, English Concert Choir/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B Flat, D485. OAE/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Villa-Lobos: Five Preludes. Pepe Romero, gtr.
  • Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite: excerpts. Various, Boston Symphony/Alexander Lazarev.