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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.


15th July

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  • Roman: Concerto Grosso in B flat, BeRI 46. Helen Jahren, oboe, Musica Vitae/Wojciech Rajski.
  • Mozart: Flute Concerto No.1 in G, K313. Judith Hall, fte., Philharmonia Orch/Peter Thomas.
  • Stravinsky: Petrushka, excerpts. Belgian Radio and TV Philharmonic Orch/Alexander Rahbari.
  • Boccherini: Symphony in B flat, G.514, Op.35/6. Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd.
  • Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 1 in E, D157. Michel Dalberto, pno.
  • Bach: Lute Suite in C minor, BWV997. Goran Sollscher, gtr.

  • 8th July

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  • Krommer: Oboe Concerto in F, Op.52. Sarah Francis, oboe, London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Vaughan Williams: Oboe concerto in A minor. Humbert Lucarelli, oboe, Lehigh Valley CO/Donald Spieth.
  • Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D, RV93. John Williams, gtr., Unnamed Ensemble/John Williams.
  • Ravel: Mother Goose Suite. Berlin PO/Pierre Boulez.
  • Boccherini: Symphony in D, Op.12/1. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 1st July

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  • Locatelli: Sonata in E flat, Op.8/6. Locatelli Trio.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27/2, 'Moonlight'. Daniel Barenboim, pno.
  • Handel: Concerto Grosso in A, Op.6/11. Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 6 in D, Hob.I:6 - Le Matin. Australian Haydn Ensemble.
  • Rossini: Bassoon Concerto. Sergio Azzolini, bsn., String Academy, Bozen/Georg Egger.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV103, Ye shall weep & lament. Mark Padmore, ten., Julian Clarkson, bar., William Towers, alto, Monteverdi Choir, EBS/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

  • 24th June

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  • Telemann: Concerto in D for four violins. Charivari Agreable.
  • Handel: Water Music Suite in F, HWV348. Prague CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Dittersdorf: Viola Concerto in F. Lubomir Maly, vla., Dvorak CO/Frantisek Vajnar.
  • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.11. Natasha Vlassenko, pno.
  • Saint-Saens: Symphony No.1 in E Flat, Op.2. Vienna Symphony/Georges Pretre.
  • Downes: Tangerine Tendu. Chris Duncan, fiddle, Catherine Strutt, pno., The String Contingent.

  • 17th June

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  • Stamitz: Clarinet concerto No. 7 in E flat. Kalman Berkes, cl., Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Bela Drahos.
  • Hummel: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op.87. Melos Ensemble.
  • Sibelius: Finlandia, Op.26. Royal PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 9, Salvation has come to us. Peter-Lukas Graf, fte., Peter Schreier, ten., Edith Mathis, sop., Manfred Clement, oboe, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Julia Hamari, m-sop., Munich Bach Orch, Munich Bach Choir/Karl Richter.
  • Dvorak: Czech Suite, Op.39, B93. North German RSO/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Vaughan Williams: Violin concerto in D minor, Concerto Accademico. Kenneth Sillito, vln., London SO/Bryden Thomson.

  • 10th June

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  • Locatelli: Concerto Grosso in E flat - Il Pianto d'Arianna, Op.7/6. Concerto Cologne.
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue. Sergei Nakariakov, tpt., Alexander Markovich, pno.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 53 in D, Hob.I:53 - Imperial. Vienna Baroque Ensemble/Theodor Guschlbauer.
  • Boccherini: Guitar quintet No.4 in D, G.448. Stephen Shingles, vla., Pepe Romero, gtr., Iona Brown, vln., Malcolm Latchem, vln., Denis Vigay, vlc., Tristan Fry, perc.
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64. Joshua Bell, vln., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Handel: Recorder Sonata in B flat. L'Ecole d'Orphee.

  • 3rd June

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  • Vanhal: Symphony in A Major. Salieri CO/Tamas Pal.
  • Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82. Oscar Shumsky, vln., Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Dowland: Flow my Teares. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Dowland: A galliard to Lachrimae. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Dowland: If my complaints couid passions move. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Dowland: Come again! Sweet love doth now invite. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Dowland: Lady if you so spite me. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Mozart: Horn Concerto No.3 in E Flat, K.447. Anthony Halstead, horn, AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Scarlatti: Sonata in D minor, K9. Angela Hewitt, pno.
  • Scarlatti: Sonata in C, K159. Angela Hewitt, pno.
  • Scarlatti: Sonata in B minor, K87. Angela Hewitt, pno.
  • Scarlatti: Sonata in D, K29. Angela Hewitt, pno.
  • Scarlatti: Sonata in A, K113. Angela Hewitt, pno.
  • Scarlatti: Sonata in D, K430. Angela Hewitt, pno.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony for strings, No. 1 in C. Northern CO/Nicholas Ward.

  • 27th May

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  • Nicolai: The Merry Wives of Windsor, overture. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio, K384: Martern aller Arten. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Zurich Opera Mozart Orch/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Westlake: Avinu Malkeinu - Hymn of Compassion. Lior, voc., Sydney SO/Nigel Westlake.
  • Telemann: Concerto in D for 3 trumpets & 2 oboes. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Jenkins: The Armed Man: Benedictus. Daniel Hope, vln., Jacques Ammon, pno., Berlin CO, Berlin Radio Chorus/Simon Halsey.
  • Strauss R: Romance in F for cello and orchestra.. Arto Noras, vlc., Norwegian Radio Orch/Ari Rasilainen.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto in E minor for 4 violins, RV550, Op.3/4. Pasquale Pellegrino, vln., Pina Carmirelli, vln., Anna Maria Cotogni, vln., Claudio Buccarella, vln., I Musici.
  • Scarlatti A: Concerto Grosso No. 1 in F Minor. Scarlatti Orch, Naples/Ettore Gracis.
  • Bizet: Carmen Suite 1. French NO/Seiji Ozawa.
  • Beethoven: Leonore Overture No.1, Op.138. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.11. Natasha Vlassenko, pno.