Classical, Romantic and Orchestral

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Great music by Mozart and his Classical contemporaries: symphonies, concertos, choral works and chamber music including solo instrumental items.

David Zeplin/Peter Mecoles


21st May

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  • Mozart: Overture - Il Re pastore (The Shepherd King), K208. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Myslivecek: Octet No.2 in E flat. Queensland Wind Soloists.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony for strings, No. 7 in D minor. Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam.
  • Haydn: Quartetto in D, Hob.III:8, Op.2/2. Karin Schaupp, gtr., Flinders Quartet.
  • Bortniansky: Choral Concerto No.15. Melbourne Cappella Choir/Nicholas Cowell.
  • Bortniansky: Thy Bridal Chamber. Melbourne Cappella Choir/Nicholas Cowell.
  • Mozart: Serenade No. 5 in D, K.204. AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Beethoven: Eleven Bagatelles, Op.119. Stephanie McCallum, pno.

  • 14th May

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  • Stamitz JW: Trumpet Concerto in D. Hakan Hardenberger, tpt., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Stamitz JW: Trio in A, Op.1/2. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Stamitz: Sinfonia Concertante in D. Pinchas Zukerman, vla., Isaac Stern, vln., English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Stamitz JW: Loreto Litany. Monika Frimmer, sop., Harry van Berne, ten., Sylvia Schluter, alto, Tom Sol, bass, Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble, Bremen Baroque Orch/Wolfgang Helbich.
  • Stamitz JW: Orchestral Trio in C, Op.1/1. New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong.
  • Stamitz: Clarinet concerto No. 1 in F. Kalman Berkes, cl., Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Kalman Berkes.

  • 7th May

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  • Rush: The Capricious Lovers, Overture. The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Rush: The Capricious Lovers: Thus laugh'd at, jilted and betray'd. Robert Murray, ten., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Arne: Judith: Sleep, gentle Cherub! Sleep Descend. Ana Maria Labin, sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Arne: Judith: O Lament great, too great to bear. Ana Maria Labin, sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Mozart: Symphony in F, K19a. The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Bach JC: Adriano in Siria: Cara la dolce fiamma. Eleanor Dennis, sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Mozart: Symphony No. 4 in D, K19. The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Bach JC: Adriano in Siria: Deh lascia, o ciel pietoso. Anna Devin, sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Bach JC: Keyboard Concerto in D, Op.1/6. Steven Devine, hpschd., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Abel: Symphony in E flat, Op.7/6. The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Arne: Artaxerxes: Amid a thousand racking woes. Helen Sherman, m-sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Arne: Artaxerxes: O too lovely, too unkind. Helen Sherman, m-sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Mozart: Symphony in F, K19a. The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Arne: Judith: Sleep, gentle Cherub! Sleep Descend. Ana Maria Labin, sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.
  • Arne: Judith: O Lament great, too great to bear. Ana Maria Labin, sop., The Mozartists/Ian Page.

  • 30th April

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  • Spohr: Double String Quartet in E flat, Op.77. Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
  • Boccherini: Cello concerto No. 9 in B flat, G.482. Matt Haimovitz, vlc., English CO/Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Cherubini: Requiem Mass in C minor. Boston Baroque/Martin Pearlman.
  • Bach CPE: Flute concerto in D minor, Wq.22. Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte., Franz Liszt CO/Janos Rolla.

  • 23rd April

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  • Mozart: Overture - The Impresario. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Myslivecek: Octet No.2 in E flat. Queensland Wind Soloists.
  • Mozart: Organ Sonatas KV67 & KV68. Joachim Dorfmuller, org.
  • Beethoven (arr. Yong): Piano Concerto No.4 in G, Op.58 (arr. String Quintet). James Wannan, vla., Jessica Bell, vln., Benjamin Hanlon, db., Raymond Yong, pno., Chrstina Katsimbardis, vln., Eve Silver, vlc.
  • Haydn: Missa Brevis in F, Hob.XXll:1. Pamela Stephen, m-sop., Susan Gritton, sop., Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony for strings, No. 7 in D minor. Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam.
  • Myslivecek: Violin Concerto No.4 in B Flat. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Brandenburg Orch/Roy Goodman.

  • 16th April

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  • Handel: Messiah: Pifa. Edward Witsenburg, harp, Rachel Ann Morgan, harp.
  • Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives, Op.85: Hallelujah. Atlanta SO, Robert Shaw Festival Singers, Atlanta Symphony Chorus/Robert Shaw.
  • Vivaldi: Four seasons, Concerto in E, RV269, Spring. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Bach CPE: Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus, Wq 240. Peter Harvey, bar., Christoph Pregardien, ten., Hillevi Martinpelto, sop., OAE, Collegium Vocale Ghent/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Haydn: Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Hob.III:50-56, Op.51, excerpts. Barkel Quartet.
  • Handel: The Resurrection: Open. Ye Gates of Hell. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski.
  • Handel: Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus. Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Orch/Antony Walker.

  • 9th April

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  • Gretry: La Magnifique, overture. Munich Radio Orch/Kurt Redel.
  • Bortniansky: Symphonie Concertante, Orchestre symphonique de chambre "LEOPOLIS" de Lviv/Lore
  • Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat. Tristram Williams, tpt., Heidelberg SO/Christopher Kopke.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.21 in A, K.134. Prague CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mendelssohn: The Dream - Highlights, Lilian Watson, sop. Delia Wallis, m-sop. Finchley Childrens' Music Group, LSO/Previn

  • 2nd April

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  • Mozart: Divertimento in F. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Wranitzky: Trio in C for two oboes and cor anglais. John Abberger, oboe, Marc Schachman, oboe, Lani Spahr, cor ang.
  • Stamitz: Flute concerto in G. Mikael Helasvuo, fte., Helsinki CO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
  • Wranitzky: Symphony in C minor. Dvorak CO/Bohumil Gregor.
  • Scarlatti A: Ferma omai, fugace e bella. Andreas Scholl, alto., Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone.
  • Dittersdorf: Double Bass Concerto No.1 in D. Chi-Chi Nwanoku, db., Swedish CO/Paul Goodwin.

  • 26th March

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  • Mozart: Overture - Lucio Silla, KV135. London PO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Mendelssohn: String Quintet No.2 in B flat, Op.87. Danilo Rossi, vla., Fine Arts Quartet.
  • Beethoven: Romance No.2 in F, Op.50. Maxim Vengerov, vln., London SO/Mstislav Rostropovitch.
  • Bach CPE: Symphony in B flat, Wq.182/2. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in A flat, Hob.XVI.46. Geoffrey Lancaster, fortepiano.
  • Mozart: Mass No.18 in C minor, 'Great', K427. Neal Davies, bar., Timothy Robinson, ten., Camilla Tilling, sop., Sarah Connolly, m-sop., Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh.