Lesser-known works by well-known composers – plus hidden gems from our music library. From different genres, traditions and times, expect the unexpected!

Bill Miles


18th July

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  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Kain, Timothy): Pavane for a Dead Princess. Guitar Trek .
  • Weill, Kurt: Symphony No.2. Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Goetz, Hermann: Piano Trio in G minor Op.1. Trio Anima Mundi .
  • Leek, Stephen: Once on a Mountain. St Peters Chorale/Graeme Morton.
  • Locatelli, Pietro Antonio: Violin Concerto in D, Op.3/12. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln. Raglan Baroque Players/Nicholas Kraemer.

  • 11th July

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  • Enescu, George: Cantabile et Presto. Emma Sawyer, fte., Stefan Cassomenos, pno.
  • Gliere, Reinhold: Coloratura Concerto in F minor, Op.82. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Mehul, Etienne Nicholas: Symphony No.2 in D major. Rhenish PO/Jorge Rotter.
  • Powning, Graham: Wind Octet. Melbourne Windpower/Richard Runnels.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano (arr. Hennessy, William): String Quartet No.17 in D, arr. for string orchestra. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Moszkowski, Moritz: Spanish Dances, Op.12. Chris Grimmond, pno., Lauren Simpkins, pno.
  • Code, Percy: The Emperor. Brett Baker, tbn. Kew Band/Mark Ford.
  • Paganini, Nicolo: Variations on One String on a Theme from 'Moses' by Rossini. Kathryn Selby, pno., Li-Wei Qin, vlc.

  • 4th July

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  • Reger, Max: Viola suite No.1 in G minor, Op.131d. Luigi Bianchi, vla.
  • Schmidt, Franz: Symphony No.3 in A. Chicago SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: What it is in the Still of the Night. Anna Netrebko, sop., Daniel Barenboim, pno.
  • Marshall-Hall, George: Symphony in C minor. David Stanhope & His Orch/David Stanhope.

  • 27th June

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  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Symphony-Concerto in E minor, Op.125. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc. London SO/Seiji Ozawa.
  • Hiscocks, Wendy: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. Jeanell Carrigan, pno.
  • Cui, Cesar: Suite concertante, Op.25. Takako Nishizaki, vln. Hong Kong PO/Kenneth Schermerhorn.
  • Terracini, Paul: Winmalee Mourning. Sydney Brass/Paul Terracini.
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Five of One, Half a Dozen of the Other. Continuum Sax .

  • 20th June

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  • Hopkins, Sarah: Reclaiming the Spirit. Perihelion .
  • Brumby, Colin: The Trenchant Troubadour. Colin Spiers, pno., Michael Leighton Jones, bar.
  • Stenhammar, Wilhelm: Symphony No. 2 in G minor, Op.34. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Tahourdin, Peter: Symphony No.5. David Stanhope & His Orch/David Stanhope.

  • 13th June

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  • Ries, Ferdinand: Sonata in B minor, WoO.11. Susan Kagan, pno.
  • Suk, Josef: Fairy Tale, Op.16. Czech PO/Jiri Belohlavek.
  • Duncan, Eve: Dynamis. Danae Killian, pno., Timothy Veldman, vln.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Concerto for two pianos. Anna Grinberg, pno., Liam Viney, pno.
  • Handel, Amanda: Zardash. Amanda Handel, pno.
  • de Jager, Peter: Elegy - Trio for Piano, Viola & Oboe. Amelia Coleman, cor ang., Amelia Coleman, oboe, Ben Caddy, vla., Peter de Jager, pno.

  • 6th June

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  • Cassomenos, Stefan: Tableau No.1. YARRA TRIO . Jess Ipkendanz, vln.; Chris Howlett, vcl; Stefan Cassomenos, pno.
  • Raff, Joachim: Symphony No. 1 in D, Op.96, 'To the Fatherland'. Rhenish PO/Samuel Friedman.
  • Lack, Graham: A Reverie of Bone. Claire Edwardes, perc. Australian Voices/Gordon Hamilton.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Alto Rhapsody, Op.53. Aafje Heynis, contr. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam, Royal Male Choir/Eduard van Beinum.

  • 30th May

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  • Bloch, Ernest: Meditation and Processional for Viola and Piano. Barbara Hornung, vla., Danae Killian, pno.
  • Bantock, Granville: Hebridean Symphony. Slovak State PO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Frank, Gabriela Lena: Hilos (Threads). Gabriela Lena Frank, pno., Lee Carroll Levine, cl., Matt Walker, vlc., Zeneba Bowers, vln.
  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Field Mass. Vaclav Zitek, bar. Czech PO, Prague Philharmonic Chorus/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Stanhope, David: Cortettes. David Stanhope, horn Sydney Brass .