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


17th January

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  • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin. London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado.
  • Barrios, Agustin: Julia Florida. John Williams, gtr.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103, Egyptian. Pascal Rogé, pno. Royal PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: String Quartet No. 1. Danubius Quartet .
  • Wiedoeft, Rudy: Valse vanite. Alex Mitchell, sax., Jeremy Limb, pno.
  • Enescu, George: Legend. John Wallace, tpt., Simon Wright, pno.
  • O'Connor: Chief Sitting In The Rain. Mark O'Connor, vln; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Edgar Meyer, dbl bass
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.1. Budapest Symphony Orchestra / Istvan Bogar.
  • Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne: L'aio de rotso. Veronique Gens. Orchestre Nationale de Lille / Jean-Claude Cassadesus.
  • Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne: Bailero. Veronique Gens. Orchestre Nationale de Lille / Jean-Claude Cassadesus.
  • Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien. Oslo Philharmonic orchestra / Mariss Jansons.

  • 10th January

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  • Geminiani, Francesco: Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.7/4. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Malipiero, Gian Francesco: Sinfonia del mare. Moscow SO/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Concerto Grosso in F, Op.6/2. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Franck, Cesar: Symphonic variations. Alexis Weissenberg, pno. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Copland, Aaron: Two Pieces for String Quartet. Goldner String Quartet .
  • Bowen, York: Viola Concerto in C minor, Op.25. Lawrence Power, vla. BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins.

  • 3rd January

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  • Hildegard von Bingen: Ave generosa. The Song Company/Roland Peelman.
  • Stamitz, Carl: Quintet in E flat, Op.11/3. Cologne Camerata .
  • Franck, Cesar: Symphony in D minor. French NO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Holst, Gustav: St. Paul's Suite, Op.29/2. English String Orch/William Boughton.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21. Tamas Vasary, pno. Northern Sinfonia/Tamas Vasary.

  • 27th December

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 22 in E Flat, Hob.I:22, 'Philosopher'. AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Piano Trio No.2 in E minor, Op.67. Gidon Kremer, vln. Mischa Maisky, vlc. Martha Argerich, pmo.
  • Bottesini, Giovanni: Duetto for Clarinet & Double Bass. Emma Johnson, cl., Thomas Martin, db. English CO/Andrew Litton.
  • Abel, Carl Friedrich: Flute Concerto in E minor, Op.6/2. Brian Berryman, fte. La Ricordanza .
  • Moeran, Ernest John: Rhapsody No.3 in F sharp. John McCabe, pno. New Philharmonia Orch/Nicholas Braithwaite.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia: Suite. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 20th December

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Egmont, Incidental Music, Op.84. Erich Schellow, spkr., Gundula Janowitz, sop. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Faure, Gabriel: The Birth of Venus, Op.29. Sara Macliver, sop. Jenny Duck-Chong, m-sop. Paul McMahon, ten. Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar. Cantillation, Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.
  • Kabalevsky, Dimitry: Piano Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op. 9. In-Ju Bang, pno. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Variations on an Original Theme in F, Op.34. Alfred Brendel, pno.

  • 13th December

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 83 in G minor, Hob.I:83, 'The Hen'. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor. Dasha Moloksher-Oskolkov, vln. Concertino Trio .
  • Schumann, Robert: Piano concerto in A minor, Op.54. Stephen Hough, pno. City of Birmingham SO/Andris Nelsons.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No.1 in E Minor, Op.39. Minnesota Orch/Osmo Vanska.
  • Westlake, Nigel: La Yu'minu - Until You Love Your Brother. Lior, voc. Sydney SO/Nigel Westlake.
  • Leek, Stephen: Dreamtime Land. Jonathan Bradley, pno. Australian Children's Choir/Andrew Wailes.

  • 6th December

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix (arr. Randles): A Midsummer Night's Dream: Fair lovers you are fortunately met. .
  • Grieg, Edvard: Six Songs, Op.48. Sally-Anne Russell, m-sop., Sharolyn Kimmorley, pno.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Symphony No.4 in D minor, Op.13, B41. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Sinfonietta giocosa. Dennis Hennig, pno. Australian CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Don Carlos: La Peregrina. Monte Carlo National Opera Orch/Antonio de Almeida.

  • 29th November

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  • Bach CPE: Piano Sonata in E minor. Wq.59,1. Andreas Staier, pno.
  • Monteverdi, Claudio: Missa da cappella a sei voci "In illo tempore". Elizabeth Anderson, hpschd. Gloriana, Unnamed Orch/Andrew Raiskums.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No.3 in C, Op.52. Adelaide SO/Arvo Volmer.
  • Malibran, Maria: Prendi per me sei libero for Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore". Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop. Orch La Scintilla/Adam Fischer.
  • Bruch, Max: Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.44. Salvatore Accardo, vln. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto in B minor for 4 violins, RV580, Op.3/10: Allegro. Elizabeth Jones, accordion, Helena Rathbone, vln., Richard Tognetti, vln., Satu Vanska, vln. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 22nd November

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Aria and Variations in the Italian style, BWV989. Angela Hewitt, pno.
  • Mahler, Gustav: Songs of a Wayfarer. Dagmar Peckova, m-sop. Prague Chamber PO/Jiri Belohlavek.
  • Bruckner, Anton: Symphony No.3 in D minor. Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Bernard Haitink.
  • Schubert, Franz: Adagio and Rondo concertante in F, D.487. Seraphim Trio .