Chamber & Instrumental Music

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

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19th April

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  • Barber: Agnus Dei, Op.11. Cantillation/Antony Walker.
  • Biber: Rosary Sonata No. 9 in A minor - Jesus carries His Cross. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Linda Kent, hpschd., Rosanne Hunt, vlc.
  • Biber: Rosary Sonata No.10 in G minor - Crucifixion. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Linda Kent, hpschd., Rosanne Hunt, vlc.
  • Bach: Cello suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008. Tanya Prochazka, vlc.
  • Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K.626. Sally-Anne Russell, m-sop., Sara Macliver, sop., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar., Paul McMahon, ten., Cantillation, Orch of the Antipodes/Antony Walker.
  • Part: Spiegel im Spiegel. Wilma Smith, vln., Ensemble Liaison.
  • Bach (arr. Mays): St. Matthew Passion, BWV244: Chorale, O Sacred Head. Antony Gray, pno.

  • 18th April

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Viardot-Garcia: Violin Sonatina in A minor. Wolfgang Manz, pno., Reto Kuppel, vln.
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No.1 in E flat, Op.1/1. Melbourne Piano Trio.
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op. 66. Melbourne Piano Trio.
  • Batchelor: Sonata. Claire Cooper, pno., Kathryn Moorhead, fte.
  • Strauss R: Ophelia Lieder, Op.67/1. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Strauss R: Ophelia Lieder, Op.67/2. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Strauss R: Ophelia Lieder, Op.67/3. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Tawadros: Storyteller. Joseph Tawadros, oud.

  • 17th April

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  • Molter: Sinfonia Concertante in D for trumpet, 2 oboes, 2 horns & bassoon. Bart Schneemann, oboe, Wolfgang Basch, tpt., Han de Vries, oboe, Bob van Asperen, hpschd., Frans Berkhout, bsn., Vincente Zarzo, horn, Jose Zarzo, horn.
  • Scarlatti: Four keyboard sonatas in C, C, A minor and C, K420, 421, 175 & 513. Jacqueline Ogeil, hpschd.
  • Bach JC: Flute Quartet in A. Wilbert Hazelzet, fte., Alda Stuurop, vln., Ruth Hesseling, vla., Norde Christiaan, vlc.
  • Mahler: Rhine legend. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
  • Mahler: Who made up this little song?. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
  • Schubert: Impromptu in F minor, D.935/1. Daniel de Borah, pno.
  • Brahms: Piano Trio No.1 in B, Op.8. Ran Dank, pno., Helen Ayres, vln., Timothy Nankervis, vlc.
  • Debussy: Sonata for cello and piano in D minor. Len Vorster, pno., David Berlin, vlc.
  • Kats-Chernin: Gypsy Ramble. Streeton Trio.

  • 16th April

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  • Weiner (born 16.4.1885): Divertimento No.1 for string orchestra, Op.20. Pittsburgh SO/Fritz Reiner.
  • Mompou (born 16.4.1893): Impresiones intimas. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Mompou (arr. Loveday): Variations on a theme of Chopin. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Mompou: Musica callada, Volume 4. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Mozart: String Quintet No.4 in G minor, K.516. Cecil Aronowitz, vla., Amadeus Quartet.

  • 15th April

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  • Couperin: La Piemontoise (Quatrieme Ordre), Les Nations. European Baroque Soloists.
  • Czerny: Fantasy on Themes by Franz Schubert, Op.339/1. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Daniel Blumenthal, pno.
  • Carr-Boyd: The Razz Suite. Sydney Symphony Fellows.
  • Holst: A Moorside Suite. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Elgar Howarth.
  • Hovhaness: Garden of Adonis - Suite for Flute & Harp, Op.245. Eugenia Zukerman, fte., Yolanda Kondonassis, harp.
  • Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel. David McSkimming, pno., Jonathan Morton, bar.

  • 12th April

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  • Cimarosa: Concerto for two flutes in G. Aurele Nicolet, fte., Christiane Nicolet, fte., Stuttgart CO/Karl Munchinger.
  • Villa-Lobos: Children's Carnival. Sonia Rubinsky, pno., Tatjana Rankovich, pno.
  • Stanhope: Losing the Plot. Calvin Bowman, pno., Charlie Sdraulig, pno., The Vocal Consort, Australian Boys' Choir/Noel Ancell.
  • Bach: Oboe concerto in D minor, BWV1059. Diana Doherty, oboe, Ironwood.
  • Weill (arr. Ledger): Threepenny Opera Suite. David Elton, tpt., Seraphim Trio.
  • Delius: Violin Sonata in B Op. Posth.. Piers Lane, pno., Tasmin Little, vln.

  • 11th April

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Tartini: Violin sonata in G minor 'The Devil's Trill'. Locatelli Trio.
  • Beath: Yunggamurra, River Spirit. Laura King, sop., Jonathan Wilson, pno.
  • Moeran: String Quartet in A minor. Maggini Quartet.
  • Rodrigo: Sonatas from Castile. Artur Pizarro, pno.
  • Houghton: In Amber. Karin Schaupp, gtr., Flinders Quartet.
  • Hahn: Chansons Grises. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Mady Mesple, sop.
  • Plush: Bakery Hill Rising. Canberra Horn Consort/Hector Mc Donald.
  • Hahn: To Chloris. Dalton Baldwin, pno., Mady Mesple, sop.

  • 10th April

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  • Vivaldi: Cello concerto in G, RV414. Christophe Coin, vlc., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Bach: Trio sonata in E minor for traverso & organ, BWV526. Tripla Concordia.
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No.3 in C minor, Op.1/3. Borodin Trio.
  • Poulenc: Les gars qui vont a la fete. Patricia Petibon, sop., Susan Manoff, pno.
  • Poulenc: Hier. Patricia Petibon, sop., Susan Manoff, pno.
  • Poulenc: Voyage a Paris. Patricia Petibon, sop., Susan Manoff, pno., David Venitucci, piano accordion.
  • Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.11. Amadeus Quartet.
  • Vine: Sonata for Piano Four-Hands. Viney-Grinberg Piano Duet.

  • 9th April

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  • Vivaldi: Bassoon concerto in A minor, RV498. Danny Bond, bsn., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Wolf: From the Italian Songbook. James Levine, pno., Jessye Norman, sop.
  • Respighi: Six pieces for solo piano. Konstantin Scherbakov, pno.
  • Giuliani: Duo Concertant in E minor, Op.25, for Violin and Guitar. Duo Concertante.
  • Boccherini: Piano Quintet in E minor, Op.56/1. Patrick Cohen, pno., Quartet Mosaiques.
  • Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D, RV93. Emanuele Segre, gtr., European Community CO/Eivind Aadland.

  • 8th April

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  • Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp. Marisa Robles, harp, Philippa Davies, fte., Roger Chase, vla.
  • Dvorak: Biblical Songs, Op.99, B.185. Joerg Demus, pno., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
  • Berg: String Quartet, Op.3. LaSalle Quartet.
  • Desenclos: Quartet for Saxophones. Joshua Hyde, sax., Joseph Lalo, sax., Mark Philips, sax., Yoyo Su, sax.
  • Tchaikovsky (arr. Lindberg): Suite from "Queen of Spades". Christian Lindberg, tbn., Roland Pontinen, pno.
  • Houghton: The Light on the Edge. Peter Constant, gtr., Marion Schaap, gtr., Charlie McMahon, didjeridu, Shannon Birchall, db., Delyth Sian Stafford, harp, Arwen Johnston, perc., Peter Mumme, environment sounds, /Willem van der Vis.