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

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22nd February

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  • Delius: Violin Sonata in B Op. Posth.. Piers Lane, pno., Tasmin Little, vln.
  • Mozart: Noi donne poverine: La Finta Giardiniera, K196. ., Julia Conwell, sop., Salzburg Mozarteum Orch/Leopold Hager.
  • Hummel: Piano Concerto No.1 in C, Op.34a. Howard Shelley, pno., London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Debussy (arr. Grigoryan): Suite Bergamasque. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Poulenc: French songs. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Ding Shan-de: Children's Suite. Chen Jie, pno.

  • 21st February

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Honang Pham Rachmanioff Liszt
  • Scarlatti A: Cantata: Floro and Tirsi. Elsie Morison, sop., Jennifer Vyvyan, sop., Thurston Dart, hpschd., Desmond Dupre, viola da gamba.
  • Beethoven: Duo in B flat, WoO27/3. Keith Puddy, cl., Alastair Mitchell, bsn.
  • Brahms: String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.51/2. Tinalley String Quartet.

  • 20th February

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  • Telemann: Concert in F. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Vivaldi: Cello concerto in G, RV413. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc., Zurich Collegium Musicum/Paul Sacher.
  • Mozart: To Chloe, K.524. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Mozart: Das Veilchen, K.476. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos in E Flat, K365. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno., English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Dvorak: American Suite in A, Op.98, B.184. Radoslav Kvapil, pno.
  • Prokofiev: Flute sonata in D, Op.94. Stephen Kovacevich, pno., Emmanuel Pahud, fte.
  • Carr-Boyd: Suite Veronique. Nicholas Parle, hpschd.

  • 19th February

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  • Boccherini (born 19.2.1743): String Quintet in G minor, Op.46/4. L'Europa Galante.
  • Feld (born 19.2.1925): Oboe sonata. Daniel Blumenthal, pno., Jiri Tancibudek, oboe.
  • Kurtag (born 19.2.1926): Hommage a Robert Schumann. Paul Dean, cl., Lisa Moore, pno., Brett Dean, vla.
  • Kurtag: Wind Quintet. Op.2. Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
  • Piazzolla (arr. Grigoryan): Ave Maria. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Jose Carbo, bar.
  • Stanhope: String Quartet No.1. Australian String Quartet.
  • Boccherini: Cello concerto No.10 in D, G.483. Raphael Wallfisch, vlc., Northern CO/Nicholas Ward.

  • 18th February

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  • Wiren: Serenade for Strings, Op.11. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Dvorak: Five Bagatelles, B,79, Op.47.Members of Takacs Quartet. Gabor Ormai, harmonium.
  • Beethoven: Ah! Perfido, Op.65. Sophie Bevan, sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Hill: String Quartet No.13 in E flat. Dominion Quartet.
  • Saint-Saens: Oboe Sonata, Op.166. Peter de Jager, pno., Ben Opie, oboe.
  • Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in B flat, Op.18. L'Archibudelli.

  • 15th February

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  • Cherubini: Eliza, Overture. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Caccini (arr. McGuire): Amarilli; Dowland: Sorrow, Stay; Can She Excuse My Wrongs. . Jane Edwards, sop., Marshall McGuire, harp.
  • Schubert (arr. Williams): Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D.821. John Williams, gtr., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Dorati: Duo Concertante. Diana Doherty, oboe, David Korevaar, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin: Schubert Blues. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.29 in A, K.201. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Poulenc: Flute Sonata. Paul Fried, fte., Christopher O'Riley, pno.

  • 14th February

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Walton: Anon in Love, Song cycle (1960). Yvonne Kenny, sop., Malcolm Martineau, pno.
  • Granados: Goyescas No.4: The Lover and the Nightingale. Garrick Ohlsson, pno.
  • Stanhope: Piano Quartet, My Song is Love Unknown. Andra Darzins, vla., Eldering Ensemble.
  • Whitacre: Five Hebrew Love Songs. Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Vox Ensemble, Synergy Percussion, Acacia Quartet/Eric Whitacre.
  • Dvorak: String Quartet No.13 in G, Op.106, B.192. Artemis Quartet.
  • Falla: Seven Popular Spanish Songs. Sally-Anne Russell, m-sop., Sharolyn Kimmorley, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin: Love Token. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin: Unsent Love Letters. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin: Modern Romantic. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.

  • 13th February

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  • Vivaldi: Concerto in A 'in due cori', RV 585. Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Bach CPE: Flute concerto in G, Wq.169. Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte., Franz Liszt CO/Janos Rolla.
  • Mozart: Duo for violin and viola in G, K423. Arthur Grumiaux, vln., Arrigo Pelliccia, vla.
  • Ravel: Chants populaire: Chanson espagnole. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Myung-Whun Chung, pno.
  • Ravel: Chants populaire: Chanson francaise. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Myung-Whun Chung, pno.
  • Dvorak: Romance in F Minor, Op.11, B.39. Romana Zieglerova, vln., Larissa Cox, pno.
  • Myaskovsky: Piano Sonata No.6 in A flat, Op.62/2. Endre Hegedus, pno.
  • Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale Suite. Instrumental Ensemble/Robert Craft.

  • 12th February

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  • Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No.2 in D, Op.94bis. Dmitry Sitkovetsky, vln., Pavel Gililov, pno.
  • Myaskovsky: String Quartet No.13 in A minor, Op.86. Borodin String Quartet.
  • Rachmaninov: Nine Songs. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar., Mikhail Arkadiev, pno.
  • Kabalevsky: Piano Sonata No.2 in E flat, Op.45. Alexandre Dossin, pno.
  • Stravinsky: Septet. Orch of St Luke's/Robert Craft.

  • 11th February

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  • M Haydn: Six Minuets, P.70. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No.4 in D, G.448. Karin Schaupp, gtr., Flinders Quartet.
  • Weber: Clarinet Concerto No.1 in F minor, Op.73. Emma Johnson, cl., English CO/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
  • Spohr: String Quintet in E minor, Op.129. Haydn Quartet, Budapest. Sandor Papp, vla.
  • Dvorak: Theme & Variations in A flat, B.65, Op.36.. Radoslav Kvapil, pno.
  • Brumby: Gardens of the Villa Taranto. Jane Rayner, fte., Peter Lynch, gtr.