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Solo performers and chamber ensembles play music in a wide range of styles from different periods.

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16th January

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  • Mozart: Divertimento in E flat, K.196f (Anh.226/C 17.02). London Wind Soloists/Jack Brymer.
  • Handel: Excerpt from Julius Caesar: Va tacito e nascosto. Drew Minter, alto., Philharmonia Baroque Orch/Nicholas McGegan.
  • Mozart: Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, K478. Boris Berman, pno., Tim Hugh, vlc., Charmian Gadd, vln., Theodore Kuchar, vla.
  • Dvorak: Love Songs, Op.83, B160. Roger Vignoles, pno., Bernarda Fink, m-sop.
  • Schumann: Klavierstucke, Op.32. Daniel Levy, pno.
  • Hyde: Clarinet Sonata in F minor. David Bollard, pno., Nigel Westlake, cl.
  • Rachmaninov: Suite No.1 - Fantaisie-tableaux, Op. 5. Brenda Lucas, pno., John Ogdon, pno.

  • 15th January

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  • Hutchens (born.15.1.1892): The enchanted isle. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Hutchens: Cinderella. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Siegmeister (born 15.1.1909): Prelude, Blues and Finale for Two Clarinets and Piano. Stanley Drucker, cl., Naomi Drucker, cl., Kazuko Hayami, pno.
  • Hyde (born 15.1.1913): Fantasy Trio in B minor (Violin, Cello and Piano). Sydney Chamber Players.
  • Hyde: Viola Sonata in B minor. Sydney Chamber Players.
  • Hyde: Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano. Sydney Chamber Players.
  • Mozart: Sonata in D, K.448. Vladimir Ashkenazy, Malcolm Frager (born 15.1.1935). pnos.
  • Kabalevsky: Cello Sonata in B flat, Op.71. Leslie Parnas, vlc., Malcolm Frager, pno.

  • 14th January

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  • Henderson: Sacred Site. David Kinsela, org.
  • Hindson: Piano Trio. Benaud Trio.
  • Brahms: Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op.120/1. Deborah de Graaff, cl., Len Vorster, pno.
  • Berlioz: Les Nuits d'ete, Op.7. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Bernard Greenhouse, vlc., Janice Taylor, m-sop.
  • Ives: Symphony No. 3 - The camp meeting. Orpheus CO.

  • 11th January

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  • Rossini: Ricciardo e Zoraide, Overture. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Mozart: Divertimento in B flat, K.254. Maria Joao Pires, pno., Augustin Dumay, vln., Jian Wang, vlc.
  • Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 9 in B, D575. Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Finzi: Clarinet concerto in C minor, Op.31. Alan Hacker, cl., English String Orch/William Boughton.
  • Hill: String Quartet No.16 in B flat, Celtic. Dominion Quartet.

  • 10th January

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Benjamin: Pastorale, Arioso and Finale. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Tovey: Piano Quintet in C op 6, Ormesby Ensemble
  • Mozart: Divertimento in F, K.439b/II. Chicago Symphony Winds.
  • Hill: Mopoke. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Hill: The Fairy Bridge. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Hill: I Thought I Heard a Magpie Call. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Hill: A Little Town I Love. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Hill: Our Friend. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes. Ensemble Liaison.

  • 9th January

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  • Bach: Keyboard Concerto in E, BWV1053. Trevor Pinnock, hpschd., The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata in F, K.497. Christoph Eschenbach, pno., Justus Frantz, pno.
  • Crusell: Divertimento in C, Op.9. Lars Holm Johansen, vlc., Max Artved, oboe, Elise Batnes, vln., Dimitri Golovanov, vla., Tue Lautrup, vla.
  • Myslivecek: Concertino in E Flat. Concerto Cologne/Werner Ehrhardt.
  • Brahms: Mein wundes Herz, Op.59/7. Rudolf Jansen, pno., Ruud van der Meer, bass.
  • Brahms: Dein blaues Auge, Op.59/8. Rudolf Jansen, pno., Ruud van der Meer, bass.
  • Brahms: Eine gute, gute Nacht, Op.59/6. Rudolf Jansen, pno., Ruud van der Meer, bass.
  • Dvorak: Romantic pieces, Op.75, B150. Salvatore Accardo, vln., Bruno Canino, pno.
  • Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata. Timothy Young, pno., Dean Newcomb, cl.

  • 8th January

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  • Gounod: Petite symphonie for winds. Saint Paul CO/Christopher Hogwood.
  • d'Indy: Trio in B flat for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op.29. Philippe Berrod, cl., Eric Picard, vlc., Pascal Gallet, pno.
  • Six french songs: Susan Graham, m-sop., Malcolm Martineau, pno.
  • Poulenc: Piano Pieces - various. Paul Crossley, pno.

  • 7th January

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  • Bernstein (arr. Carpenter): Candide Overture. Cameron Carpenter, org.
  • Barber: Agnus Dei, Op.11. Ormond College Choir/Douglas Lawrence.
  • Barber: Cello Sonata in C minor, Op.6. Len Vorster, pno., David Berlin, vlc.
  • Barber: Medea's Meditation & Dance of Vengeance, Op.23a. Royal Scottish NO/Marin Alsop.
  • MacDowell: Woodland Sketches, Op.51. James Barbagallo, pno.
  • Lieberson: Ashoka's Dream: Triraksha's aria. Roger Vignoles, pno., Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, m-sop.
  • Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op.24. Dawn Upshaw, sop., Orch of St Luke's/David Zinman.
  • Adams: Shaker Loops. Orch of St Luke's/John Adams.

  • 4th January

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  • Rossini: Semiramide, Overture. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Dorati: Duo Concertante. Diana Doherty, oboe, David Korevaar, pno.
  • Hill: String Quartet No.3 in A minor, The Carnival. Dominion Quartet.
  • Bowman: Three Songs. Ian Munro, pno., Paul McMahon, ten.
  • Abbott: Midnight Songs. Three.
  • Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61, 1st mvt.. Richard Tognetti, vln., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 3rd January

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Wolf: Der Gartner. Lisa Della Casa, sop., Karl Hudez, pno.
  • Wolf: Begegnung. Lisa Della Casa, sop., Karl Hudez, pno.
  • Wolf: Geh' Geliebter, geh' jetzt!. Lisa Della Casa, sop., Karl Hudez, pno.
  • Wolf: Morike Lieder No.6: Er ist's. Lisa Della Casa, sop., Karl Hudez, pno.
  • Chopin: Polonaise in E flat minor, Op.26/2. Ignacy Jan Paderewski, pno.
  • Chopin: Polonaise in A flat, Op.53, Heroic. Ignacy Jan Paderewski, pno.
  • Clarke: Viola Sonata. Leslie Howard, pno., Paul Coletti, vla.
  • Faure: Masques et bergamasques, Op.112. Pierre-Alain Volondat, pno., Patrick de Hooge, pno.
  • Hindemith: Viola Sonata in F, Op. 11/4. Timothy Young, pno., Patricia Pollett, vla.
  • Pierne: Cello Sonata in F sharp minor, Op.46. Bengt Forsberg, pno., Mats Lidstrom, vlc.
  • Wolf: Italian Songbook. Irmgard Seefried, sop., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Erik Werba, pno.