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31st May

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  • Clarke: Viola Sonata. Leslie Howard, pno., Paul Coletti, vla.
  • Kreisler: Six short works. Fritz Kreisler, vln., Carl Lamson, pno.
  • Bottesini, Giovanni: Grand Duo Concertante for Violin & Double Bass. Jose-Luis Garcia, vln., Thomas Martin, db. English CO/Andrew Litton.

  • 24th May

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  • Haydn: Cello Concerto No.2 in D, Hob.VIIb:2. Heinrich Schiff, vlc., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 3 in D, Op.18/3. Alban Berg Quartet.
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario: Guitar concerto No.1 in D, Op.99. Andres Segovia, gtr. New London Orch/Alec Sherman.

  • 17th May

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  • Hoffmeister : Viola Concerto in D. Victoria Chiang, viola. Baltimore Chamber Orch. Markland Thakar
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.1 in E Flat, Op.12. Gabrieli String Quartet.
  • Glazunov: Elegy in G minor, Op.44. Laurent Verney, vla., Claire Marie Le Guay, pno.

  • 10th May

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  • Brahms: Violin concerto in D, Op.77. Nathan Milstein, vln., Philharmonia Orch/Anatole Fistoulari.
  • Dittersdorf: Harp Concerto in A. Marisa Robles, harp, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.

  • 3rd May

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  • Bloch: Baal Shem. Joshua Bell, vln., Baltimore SO/David Zinman.
  • Sibelius: String quartet in D minor, Op.56 - Voces intimae. Sophisticated Ladies.
  • Visee: Suite for Theorbo and Viola da Gamba in F minor. Pascal Monteilhet, theorbo, Marianne Muller, viola da gamba.

  • 26th April

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  • Vieuxtemps: Elegie in F minor, Op.30. Laurent Verney, vla., Claire Marie Le Guay, pno.
  • Franck: Violin Sonata in A - cello transcription. Pieter Wispelwey, vlc., Paolo Giacometti, pno.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: Guitar quintet No.2 in E, G.446. Denis Vigay, vlc., Iona Brown, vln., Malcolm Latchem, vln., Pepe Romero, gtr., Stephen Shingles, vla.

  • 19th April

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  • Bizet (arr. Lagoya): Danses Espagnoles, on a theme from Carmen. Alexandre Lagoya, gtr., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello in A minor. Christopher van Kampen, vlc., Marcia Crayford, vln.
  • Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.33. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., English CO/Yan Pascal Tortelier.

  • 12th April

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  • Meyer: Double concerto for cello & double bass. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc., Edgar Meyer, db., Saint Paul CO/Hugh Wolff.
  • Barber: String Quartet in B minor, Op.11. Emerson String Quartet.
  • Copland: Sonata for violin and piano. Glenn Dicterow, vln., Israela Margalit, pno.

  • 5th April

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Concerto for three violins in D, BWV1064. Ioana Tache, vln., Katherine Lukey, vln., Kristian Winther, vln. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Schubert, Franz: String Quartet No.13 in A minor, D804, Op. 29/1 - Rosamunde. Quartetto Italiano .
  • Kapsberger, Johann: Gagliarda 1a. Paul O'Dette, lute .