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24th October

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  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Pomp and Circumstance March in D, Op.39/1. Heidelberg SO/Christopher Kopke.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Violin sonata No.3 in D minor, Op.108. Louisa Breen, pno., William Hennessy, vln.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia Ballet Suite. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Rheinberger, Joseph: Organ Sonata No. 2 in A flat, Op.65. Wolfgang Rubsam, org.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Peer Gynt - Suite No. 1, Op.46 - piano. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66. Act 1. Mariinsky Theatre Orch/Valery Gergiev.

  • 17th October

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  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Gondoliers Overture. New SO of London/Isidore Godfrey.
  • Busoni, Ferruccio: Sonata No.1 in E minor for violin & piano, Op.29. Benjamin Loeb, pno., Joseph Lin, vln.
  • Franck, Cesar: Symphonic variations. Jorge Bolet, pno. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Arban, Jean Baptiste (arr. Pichaureau, Claude):Carnival of Venice: Variations. Maurice Andre, tpt. Orch of Guardians of Peace, Paris/Claude Pichaureau.
  • Granados, Enrique (arr. Buc, Nicholas): Danzas Espanolas, excerpts, arr. string orchestra. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66. Prologue. Mariinsky Theatre Orch/Valery Gergiev.

  • 10th October

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  • Ravel, Maurice: Sheherazade: Fairy Overture. Les Siecles/Francois-Xavier Roth.
  • Humperdinck, Engelbert: Hansel and Gretel: Dream Sequence. Anthony Way, sop., Barbara Bonney, sop. English Sinfonia/Neil Page.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Rusalka: Song to the Moon. Greta Bradman, sop. Unnamed Orch/Benjamin Northey.
  • Strauss Jnr: Cinderella Waltz. Slovak State PO/Christian Pollack.
  • MacDowell, Edward: Fireside Tales, Op.61. James Barbagallo, pno.
  • Schumann, Robert: Marchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures), Op.113. Nobuko Imai, vla., Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker, Op.71. Act 2. Mariinsky Theatre Chorus, Mariinsky Theatre Orch/Valery Gergiev.

  • 3rd October

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  • Moniuszko, Stanislaw: The Fairy-tale - Concert Overture. Warsaw National PO/Witold Rowicki.
  • Szymanowski, Karol: Songs of a Fairy-Tale Princess, Op.31. Iwona Sobotka, sop. City of Birmingham SO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Suk, Josef: Fairy Tale, Op.16. Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Mother Goose Suite. Ronald Farren-Price, pno., Rosslyn Farren-Price, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker, Op.71. Act 1. Mariinsky Theatre Chorus, Mariinsky Theatre Orch/Valery Gergiev.

  • 26th September

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  • Ravel, Maurice: Bolero. Berlin PO/Pierre Boulez.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Piano and wind quintet in B flat, Op.posth.. Felicja Blumental, pno. New Philharmonia Wind Ensemble .
  • Reubke, Julius: Piano Sonata in B Flat Minor. Jean Guillou, pno.
  • Enescu, George: Symphony No.1 in E flat, Op.13. George Enescu State Philharmonic/Mihai Brediceanu.

  • 19th September

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  • Sousa, John Philip: Suite: The Last Days of Pompeii. Royal Artillery Band/Keith Brion.
  • Auber, Daniel (arr. Gamley, Douglas): Cello Concerto No.1 in B flat. Jascha Silberstein, vlc. Swiss Romande Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • MacDowell, Edward: Six Poems after Heine, Op.31. James Barbagallo, pno.
  • Foote, Arthur: Piano Quartet in C, Op.23. James Barbagallo, pno. Da Vinci String Quartet .
  • Beach, Amy: Symphony in E minor, Op.32 "Gaelic". Detroit SO/Neeme Jarvi.

  • 12th September

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  • Rossini, Gioachino: Barber of Seville, Overture. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Liszt, Franz: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor. Rowan Vince, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op.325. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Beach, Amy: Sonata in A minor, Op.34. Anita Pontremoli, pno., Terri Pontremoli, vln.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix (arr. Schreiner, A): A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61, Fantasia on themes. London Salon Ensemble .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.

  • 5th September

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  • Humperdinck, Engelbert: Overture - Hansel and Gretel. Bamberg SO/Karl Anton Rickenbacher.
  • Scriabin, Alexander: Five preludes, Op.16. Gordon Fergus-Thompson, pno.
  • Chausson, Ernest (arr. Crellin, Keith): Poeme, Op.25. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Holst, Gustav: Wind Quintet in A Flat, Op.14, H67. Elysian Wind Quintet .
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Javotte. Queensland Orch/Andrew Mogrelia.