Chamber & Instrumental Music

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


23rd February

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  • Telemann: Overture-Suite in D. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Telemann: Canary Cantata. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble.
  • Bach CPE: Flute concerto in A minor, Wq.166. Trevor Pinnock, hpschd., Stephen Preston, fte., English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Grainger: Shallow Brown. Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar., Sinfonia Australis, Cantillation/Antony Walker.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28, 'Pastorale'. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Spohr: Variations, Op.36. Mary Anderson, harp.
  • Evans: Five Haiku Songs on Rain. Jonathan Bradley, pno., Australian Children's Choir/Andrew Wailes.

  • 22nd February

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  • THE ORCHESTRA OF ST LUKE'S PRESENTS -
  • Haydn: Symphony No.103 in E flat, Hob.I:103 - Drum Roll. Orch of St Luke's/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Scarlatti A: On the Tiber's banks. Wynton Marsalis, tpt., Kathleen Battle, sop., Orch of St Luke's/John Nelson.
  • Stravinsky: Four Norwegian Moods for orchestra. Orch of St Luke's/Robert Craft.
  • Traditional (arr. Sadin): American Songs Medley. Wynton Marsalis, tpt., Frederica von Stade, mezzo-sop, Kathleen Battle, sop., Nancy Allen, harp, Orch of St Luke's, American Boychoir, Christmas Concert Chorus, Wynton Marsalis Septet/Andre Previn.
  • Copland: Quiet City. Chris Gekker, tpt., Stephen Taylor, cor ang., Orch of St Luke's/Dennis Russell Davies.
  • Haydn: Symphony No.101 in D, Hob.I:101 - Clock. Orch of St Luke's/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 21st February

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  • Telemann: Concerto for Three Violins in F. Anna Hoelblingova, vln., Quido Hoelbling, vln., Alexander Jablokov, vln., Capella Istropolitana/Richard Edlinger.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 9 in D, K.311. Ian Holtham, pno.
  • Schubert: String Trio in B Flat, D581. Arthur Grumiaux, vln., Georges Janzer, vla., Eva Czako, vlc.
  • Lotti: "Pur dicesti, o bocca bella" from Arie Antiche. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Gyorgy Fischer, pno.
  • Dvorak: String Quartet No.12 in F, Op.96, B.179 - American. Quartetto Italiano.
  • Prokofiev: Cello Sonata in C, Op. 119. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.

  • 20th February

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  • Beck (born 20.2.1734): Symphony in F, Op.3/1. La Stagione Frankfurt/Michael Schneider.
  • Berio (born 20.2.1802): Violin Concerto No.7 in G. Maud Powell, vln., George Falkenstein, pno.
  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in E minor, Hob.XVI:34. Christoph Eschenbach (born 20.2.1940), pno.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata in F, K.497. Christoph Eschenbach, pno., Justus Frantz, pno.
  • Schubert: Fantasia in F minor, D.940. Christoph Eschenbach, pno., Justus Frantz, pno.
  • Carmichael: Fantasy Sonata for Flute and Piano. Antony Gray, pno., Sylvie Leprohon, fte.

  • 19th February

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  • Williamson: Peace in solitude. David Kinsela, org.
  • Schumann C: Piano Trio in G minor, Op.17. Darryl Coote, pno., Miwako Abe, vln., Rohan de Korte, vlc.
  • Arriaga: Erminia. Rosamund Illing, sop., Melbourne SO/Heribert Esser.
  • Faure: Piano Trio in D minor, Op.120. Darryl Coote, pno., Michelle Wood, vlc., Lerida Delbridge, vln.
  • Poulenc: Les Biches, Piano Suite. Antony Gray, pno.
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.13. Medici String Quartet.

  • 16th February

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  • Vivaldi: Recorder concerto in C, RV443. Genevieve Lacey, rec., Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Lehmann: Bird Songs: Five Songs. Steuart Bedford, pno., Janice Watson, sop.
  • Part: Spiegel im Spiegel. Wilma Smith, vln., Ensemble Liaison.
  • Boyd: A Feather on the Breath of God. Riley Lee, shakuhachi, Marshall McGuire, harp.
  • Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Monash Academy Orch/Mark Shiell.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27/2, 'Moonlight'. Elyane Laussade, pno.
  • Boieldieu: Harp concerto in C. Marisa Robles, harp, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Brumby: Four Songs of the Sea. National Boys' Choir of Australia, QC Ensemble/Peter Casey.

  • 15th February

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  • THE MUSIC WORLD OF THE BACH FAMILY
  • Telemann: Concerto for two horns. Zdenek Tylsar, post horn, Bedrich Tylsar, horn, Capella Istropolitana/Richard Edlinger.
  • Abel: Concerto in E minor for Flute and Strings. La Ricordanza.
  • Weiss (arr. Grigoryan): Concerto in D minor for guitar and string orchestra. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Handel: Organ Concerto in G minor, Op.4/1. Douglas Lawrence, org., Manila CO/Bernhard Emmer.
  • Buxtehude: Courant Zimble with eight variations in A minor, BuxWV245. Julia Brown, org.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K.310. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 5 in A, Hob.I:5. AAM/Christopher Hogwood.

  • 14th February

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  • Bach (arr. Mowat): Suite for Brass. Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Philip Jones.
  • Danzi: Bassoon concerto in F. Christian Davidsson, bsn., Sundsvall CO/Niklas Willen.
  • Beethoven: Cello Sonata No.3 in A, Op.69. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Handel: Alexander's Feast: War, he sung, is toil and trouble. Emma Kirkby, sop., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Dvorak: Piano Quintet No.2 in A, Op.81, B155. Artur Schnabel, pno., Pro Arte Quartet.
  • Carmichael: Music Grave and Gay. Antony Gray, pno., Stephen Robinson, oboe.

  • 13th February

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  • Ysaye: String Trio 'Le Chimay', Op.posth.. Lars Anders Tomter, vla., Henning Kraggerud, vln., Ole-Erik Ree, vlc.
  • Chopin: Etudes, Op.10. Murray Perahia, pno.
  • Chausson: Concerto for piano, violin and string quartet in D, Op.21. Joshua Bell, vln., Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Takacs Quartet.
  • Faure: La Bonne Chanson Op.61. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Bengt Forsberg, pno., Nils-Erik Sparf, vln., Ulf Forsberg, vln., Matti Hirvikangas, vla., Mats Lindstrom, vlc., Tomas Gertonsson, db.
  • Franck: Violin Sonata in A: Allegretto moderato. Maria Joao Pires, pno., Augustin Dumay, vln.

  • 12th February

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  • Henderson: Sacred Site. David Kinsela, org.
  • Baermann: Clarinet Quintet No.3 in E flat, Op.23. Wolfgang Meyer, cl., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Debussy: Etudes, Book 2. Jayson Gillham, pno.
  • Grieg: The Mountain Maid, Op.67. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Bengt Forsberg, pno.
  • Brahms: String Quintet No.2 in G, Op.111. Brett Dean, vla., Australian String Quartet.