Fine Music Magazine - November 2015

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November 2015


The ACO’s Swiss connection Sol Gabetta and the Basel Chamber Orchestra

Song Company’s Roland Peelman His Leunig-inspired swan song

Report from Glyndebourne

Barrie Kosky’s Saul a triumph

Acacia Quartet’s Man in the Other Room With soprano Ayse Göknur Shanal

What’s on around Sydney Recent release CD reviews


Three fantastic concerts to enjoy this November and December with your SSO. CLASSICAL

Vadym Kholodenko, first prize winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition


EXHIBITION Enjoy Saint-Saëns’ most popular piano concerto, a virtuoso showpiece for Vadym Kholodenko. Then promenade through a musical gallery with Pictures at an Exhibition – wild and dramatic!

Edo Conducts

Experience signature music by Wagner and Richard Strauss’s famous Thus Spake Zarathustra. Plus a spectacular showpiece for organ with Olivier Latry, organist of Notre Dame Cathedral.

Former Chief Conductor, the renowned Edo de Waart, returns to Sydney with Elgar’s noble and majestic First Symphony and a sublime Mozart piano concerto with Ronald Brautigan.

Edo de Waart Returns


WED 25 NOV | 8PM FRI 27 NOV | 8PM SAT 28 NOV | 8PM

WED 11 NOV | 6.30PM THU 12 NOV | 1.30PM FRI 13 NOV | 11AM* MON 16 NOV | 7PM DUKAS La Péri: Fanfare SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No.2* HOLLEY Oboe Concerto Premiere MUSSORGSKY orch. Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition* Miguel Harth-Bedoya conductor Vadym Kholodenko piano [PICTURED] Shefali Pryor oboe



WAGNER Lohengrin: Prelude to Act I JONGEN Symphonie concertante for organ and orchestra R STRAUSS Thus Spake Zarathustra WAGNER Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III Edo de Waart conductorOlivier Latry organ Randall Scarlata baritone



ALL CONCERTS AT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE *Selected performances. Booking fees of $5.00 – $8.50 may apply.



FRI 4 DEC | 8PM SAT 5 DEC | 2PM EDWARDS White Ghost Dancing MOZART Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, K491 ELGAR Symphony No.1 Edo de Waart conductor Ronald Brautigam piano [PICTURED]





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2 COVER STORY The ACO brings cellist Sol Gabetta to Australia 4 Artist-in-Residence and Kruger Scholarship announced 5 Song Company’s latest inspired by work of Leunig 7 Tribute to Roger Smalley: our musical luminary 9 Interview with pianist Gerard Willems 10 Acacia Quartet’s ‘The Man in the Other Room’ 11 Report from Glyndebourne Festival 12 Celebration of 150th anniversary of Sibelius’ birth 14 What’s On – Sydney and surrounds 16 CD Reviews 18 Young Virtuosi 19 Jazz CD Reviews 20 Swinging on the Vine 22 November Program Highlights 56 Crossword and Trivia Quiz

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I never fail to be amazed not only by the world of fine music but by the opportunity we have at Fine Music magazine to speak with an array of musical luminaries. This month we catch up with cellist Sol Gabetta, who is featured on our cover. She will be here this month, along with the Basel Chamber Orchestra, performing a number of dates around the country. They make their Australian debut in these special performances that form part of an exchange that sees the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) reciprocate with concerts in Switzerland in 2016. With the ACO having such a strong following from their subscribers, Gabetta already knows she can expect sold out performances throughout the tour so getting tickets early is a must. The performance in Sydney is on 29 November. In this issue, we also talk to some living legends of Australian music and pay homage to those passed, namely Australian composer Roger Smalley (page 7). We also have a special set of programs this month that pay homage to the 150th Anniversary of the birth of composer Sibelius – read more about that on page 12. We also have interviews with pianist Gerard Willems (page 9); recipients of this year’s Kruger Scholarship and Artists-in-Residence for 2016 (page 4); and soon to depart Artistic Director of The Song Company Roland Peelman (page 5). About to step down after 25 years, Peelman spoke with Fine Music magazine about his time at the helm and the development of his parting legacy - a unique body of work based on the words and works of one of Australia’s most iconic public figures Michael Leunig. You can see The Song Company perform the all-Leunig Song Almanac at a range of venues in NSW from October 30-November 8. Also, don’t miss out on the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival taking place from 4-14 November. Now in its fourth year, the festival will bring together a top-notch selection of musicians and composers from home and abroad. For an idea of ‘What’s On’ in Sydney and surrounds during November, turn to page 14-15. We hope you can get along to some of these events during Spring in Sydney – enjoy.

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THE ACO’S UNIQUE ‘EXCHANGE’ PROGRAM With Sol Gabetta and Basel Chamber Orchestra Our shores will be graced by cellist Sol Gabetta and the Basel Chamber Orchestra performing a number of dates around the country in November. They make their Australian debut in these special performances that form part of an exchange that sees the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) reciprocate with concerts in Switzerland in 2016. Their programs sparkle with music by Holliger, Fauré, Saint-Saëns and Bartók’s vibrant Divertimento, commissioned by impresario and founder of the Basler Kammerorchester, Paul Sacher. Musician and award-winning recording artist Gabetta, who recently made her debut with the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle, spoke to Fine Music Magazine ahead of her visit. Born in Argentina, raised in Europe and based in Basel, fame has come a bit later in life for Gabetta than some musicians. However, she is happy with the timing. For those who hit the big time as teenagers or are promoted as child prodigies, she worries this can be dangerous for them mentally and emotionally, particularly when parents push them into an agency, gruelling tour schedules and a recording contract. “So often, in 10 years they are finished because they have done everything musically already and they have not had the time to develop themselves as a person. The market is finished with them. What do they do then?” Mixing with the biggest names around Europe, Gabetta sees clearly that career longevity over the decades usually come to the artists who start later. In regard to her own childhood, Gabetta started out trying many different instruments and settled on the cello relishing the fact it was a larger instrument than the violin her brother, five years her senior, was playing. Learning to play by ear via the Suzuki method was the first stage of her learning before moving to a more classical, strict education of a Russian school. She found this mix of training made an extremely solid foundation was the Suzuki style for training the ear and the Russian style in self-discipline and music reading, now she finds she can learn an entire concerto by heart in just two days. Her parents could see her passion building for the cello and offered huge support. They 2

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would drive her to Buenos Aires 800km away once a fortnight for lessons, then shifted the whole family to Europe where she could access the best mentors and teachers. “There aren’t many parents who would have done that for their children,” she told Credit Suisse. “They couldn’t give my brother and me much money, but a profound love of music, belief in our talent, and support and solidarity for our professional plans were never in short supply.” Things really started to accelerate in Gabetta’s career when she won the Crédit Suisse Young Artist Award in 2004 which earned her a debut with the Vienna Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev. Echo Klassic Awards gave her the award for Instrumentalist of the Year in 2007 and three years since then. She’s also won Gramophone Young Artist of the Year Award, Würth-Preis of the Jeunesses Musicales and commendations from both Moscow’s International Tchaikovsky Competition and the ARD International Music Competition in Munich.

Now travelling the world, highly in demand as a premium international concert soloist, speaking six languages tends to come in handy. Gabetta travels with one of the very rare and precious cellos lovingly made by J. B. Guadagnini dating back to 1759. The ultimate perfectionist, she is rarely without it and finds it is hard to leave it alone. “I come back home even if I practised that day, I say, ‘Oh, maybe I should do this passage again.’ or ‘I didn’t practise this as well as I could.’” Practice, rest, perform! For Gabetta, preparation is the key. Even with musical works she’s had in her repertoire for 15 years she still finds herself most satisfied when she can spend six hours a day on each of the movements when preparing for a concert. “If I do that I feel extremely free on the stage. That’s what I am looking for because then I can concentrate on the music and to connect with the people. If you are fighting with the technical things you cannot concentrate on that. It’s impossible,” said Gabetta.

“Then you’re only trying to play correctly, nicely. But if you really have this stability you can go to another world. You just bring the people to a dream world. You win when you rehearse.” Other components for optimal performance include chocolate - “very important for the concentration” - a simplified schedule on the day whenever possible and 1.5- 2 hours’ sleep. “If I don’t get the sleep I don’t feel I am really there. I cannot sleep every time because, in Europe, you often arrive on the day of the concert and you play. But I always try to organise time to sleep,” said Gabetta. “I find I am also doing a lot of sport which is making me physically stronger on the stage.” It takes a lot of energy to keep completely in the present moment and to hold the focus of the audience throughout the evening. This, she says, has been the big discussion amongst soloists in the unending search for the ultimate way to keep an audience enraptured. “Of course, we are playing in bigger halls but it’s not the solution to always play faster or louder. You need to pick them up, you need to bring them closer to you,” said Gabetta. “The strongest moment happens almost never when you play louder. It happens when you are looking for one incredible soft note and you get that everybody wants to listen to this note with you.” Living the dream As if she hasn’t enough on her calendar throughout the year, this pocket rocket also runs her own music festival in Switzerland which, in June, celebrated its 10th Anniversary. Aptly named “Solsberg” the title incorporates her own first name, Sol, with the city in which it’s held, Olsberg and the fact it is run annually on Summer Solstice. She’s already putting together the program and artists for 2016. In summing up her career so far Gabetta says she is extremely satisfied in achieving what she thought could only be a dream when she was a girl. “I really get to travel around and now I have the most incredible chance to play bigger concerts with the most incredible orchestras. I’ve just come back from Concertgebouw and earlier in the year I got my first chance to play with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Simon Rattle,” said Gabetta. “When you get the chance to play with one of the five best orchestras in the world, it’s not just because they have a big name but it’s because of the people who are inside. They are incredible musicians… I am so lucky because I am doing what I love.”

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The Grammy Award nominee and Sony recording artist says she has loved working with Richard Tognetti in the past, and has high admiration for the ACO. “I was completely excited by how fine, dedicated and agile they are. For me, they are one of the best chamber orchestras in the world,” said Gabetta. “I know they’re incredibly famous in Australia but they’re also incredibly famous here (in Europe). “Not only is the orchestra amazing but... like everywhere in the world you need some locomotive, a leader,” she said, praising Tognetti’s ability in this role. “In this orchestra you don’t see tension, it may be there but you cannot feel it and somehow I think the positive side of the orchestra is really predominating,” she said. As part of the exchange with the ACO, Gabetta will be bringing with her the Basel Chamber Orchestra from where she is based in Switzerland, a group with which she has a strong and long-standing relationship. “I am quite free with them because, even if a new concerto is written for me, like the Vasks Concerto we are bringing with us to Australia [being performed in Melbourne], they are open to doing it. They are incredible but also flexible from Baroque music to modern music,” she said. Gabetta and the orchestra will visit Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane then, for one night only at the Sydney Opera House. What makes an Australian audience different from European ones? “There’s a big difference!” Gabetta tells Fine Music magazine. “I love Australia because I love the reactions of the people, how open and positive they are… and they come to the concert in a lighter frame of mind, not so serious. They can be serious but they can really enjoy it at the same time,” she says.

Gabetta reflects that perhaps it’s related to the “culture” in Europe and “expectations” of audiences. “They don’t really take the concert as something surprising. Even if you bring something interesting, you have to be so very different from everybody else,” said Gabetta. With the Australian Chamber Orchestra having such a strong following from their subscribers, Gabetta already knows she can expect sold out performances throughout the tour so getting tickets early is a must. Audiences will be thrilled; Sol Gabetta is precision and passion all rolled into one. - Annabelle Drum EVENT Basel Chamber Orchestra with Sol Gabetta Presented by The Australian Chamber Orchestra 22-29 November 2015 (29 November in Sydney) Program 1 FAURE Après un rêve SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.33 HOLLIGER Meta arca BARTÓK Divertimento Program 2* BOCCHERINI Cello Concerto HAYDN Symphony No.59 in A major, ‘Fire’ PETERIS VASKS Cello Concerto No.2, ‘Kletbetne’ (Australian Premiere) *Mon 23 Nov 8pm (Melbourne – Arts Centre) only Artists Basel Chamber Orchestra Yuki Kasai, Concertmaster Sol Gabetta, Cello November 2015

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FINE MUSIC SUPPORTING AUSTRALIAN MUSICIANS Special program winners announced Fine Music 102.5 recently announced the recipients of two prestigious programs offered by the station annually – the Kruger Scholarship and the Artist-in-Residence. Proof of the late Stefan Kruger’s love for music is the generous bequest that makes possible an annual scholarship valued at $15,000. The Kruger Scholarship winner for 2016 is violinist Rebecca Gill and, no, she’s not related to Richard Gill, though she’s often asked. Resident in Sydney for a number of years, Gill was born in Newcastle (which has also spawned jazz players Bob Bertles and Warwick Alder). Gill names a number of Novacastrian classical musicians, including Chris Moore, Principal Viola with the ACO. Part of her plan for the Kruger Scholarship is to commission a work for violin and piano from Chris Williams – a composer she grew-up with. Williams has previously done a lot of work with The Song Company. The new piece will form the basis of a concert program of Australian composers. With repertoire composers she has a preknowledge of how to approach performance but “what’s really exciting about new music is that it’s completely out the window and you create something afresh,” says Gill. Beethoven is a favourite composer but away from ‘the classics’, Gill likes to wind-down with jazz, blues and big band music. Though she played a bit of clarinet at school, the violin was always Gill’s instrument and inspired a Master’s Degree (Research and Performance) with Janet Davies at Sydney University.

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Subsequently Gill was chosen for a Sydney Orchestra Fellowship under the guidance of Roger Benedict: “an incredibly generous, inspiring musician”, says Gill. That fellowship emphasises chamber playing but the musician believes, “It’s great to be able to do a mix of things”. In terms of orchestras, Gill has already played with some prestigious ones: in 2011 at Aldeburgh with the Britten-Pears Orchestra directed by one of the new conducting stars, Edward Gardner, in a program featuring Rachmaninov and Berio. Apart from the music, “the landscape there was just stunning,” she says. Gill has also performed at the Albert Hall (the Proms conducted by Sir Mark Elder) and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, while on tour with the Australian Youth Orchestra in 2010. Artist-in-Residence Fine Music has always encouraged local music and musicians support that was formalised last year with the offer of Artist-in-Residence status to the Omega Ensemble and Acacia Quartet. From 2016 this will be offered annually, giving recipients access to studios for recording, sound engineers, rehearsal facilities, promotional support, and more. The two recipients of Artist-in-Residence are flautist Bridget Bolliger and the Acacia Quartet. Born in Sydney – and resident of the northern beaches – Bolliger’s paternal lineage traces to the “green rolling pastures” of Germanspeaking Switzerland. Graduate of Sydney Conservatorium High School, at 18 she left for Switzerland to study with Peter-Lukas Graf (Basel Music Academy). Graf was “very intellectual… and I’m a very emotional person” so it was a good combination in terms of discipline says Bolliger. After gaining a Soloist’s Diploma from Basel, she became Principal Flute with the St Gallen Symphony. Multiple orchestras and conductors followed – including a three-year stint in Brazil. Since returning home in 2004, life has been no less hectic for Bolliger: performing with the SSO, MSO, QSO and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. She established the New Sydney Wind Quintet which has two CDs and a commissioned work from Ross Edwards to its credit. A vital part of the late September Manly Arts Festival is the Sydney Chamber Music Festival founded by Bolliger and graced this year by one of the last pre-retirement performances of the legendary John Bell in Five Shakespeare Portraits.

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Apart from all the above, she somehow finds time to teach and conduct master classes and be mother to two young children. As Fine Music’s Artist-in-Residence in 2016, Bolliger hopes to record more Australian compositions. Already, her CD of Adelaide-born Miriam Hyde’s music for Flute and Piano, Dancing Shadows, has received glowing reviews here and overseas. (see our review on page 17) “It is my passionate wish to make the following world premiere recordings: The Laughing Moon, 5 Bagatelles for wind quintet by Ross Edwards; Music For John Bell for wind quintet and actor by Australian composer Robert Keane; and Mozart the Child a rendition of the early piano trios for piano, flute and cello which until now have been regarded as flute sonatas. “I also wish to record the complete 12 Fantasias for solo flute by Telemann, for the benefit of and at the request of flute students around the world,” said Bolliger, adding that she would also like to record several sonatinas for flute and guitar by Australian composer Phillip Bolliger and to record her album. The album would include classics for flute as well as some works of Swiss/ Australian origin , in line with her heritage. “That’s it!” said Bolliger, admitting that it’s not possible to complete all that recording over the course of one year. “I believe I could achieve a lot with the support of Fine Music. My artistic goal is, as always, to inspire and educate the next generation of musicians and music lovers,” she said. - Michael Muir

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR’S PARTING GIFT An all-leunig song extravaganza

To ring out the old year and ring in the new, the Song Company will present 12 new songs and 12 stories, one for each month. Inspired by the work of Michael Leunig, the performance will represent the realisation of a dream for Song Company artistic director, Roland Peelman. About to step down after 25 years, Peelman spoke with Fine Music magazine about his time at the helm and the development of this unique body of work based on the words and works of one of Australia’s most iconic public figures. Described by Peelman as “often controversial, sometimes really dark, but very often really funny”, the work of Leunig lends itself well to the creation of this musical “almanac” that includes the work of 12 composers, each supported by a generous donor. From January’s evocation of the municipal pool to August’s “disgruntled fellow” to Ruth McCall’s homage to Leunig’s ubiquitous cartoon duck, they all draw on material that has a distinctive Australian flavour. “Even if it hits a dark chord it still makes you smile. It’s incredibly concise what comes across in that little figure with the oversized nose… it’s a whole universe, the Leunig universe,” said Peelman. He first came up with the idea some years ago but with the time being right to develop the All-Leunig Almanac, Peelman has had the opportunity to also involve composers that he says “I’ve had my eye on for some time”. Rather than just a wishlist of composers, Peelman says, “More importantly I tried to find the people who will relate to this material. There are a number of composers who are fantastic but would not be drawn to this type of material”. It’s not the first time the a cappella ensemble of six professional singers, known for its excellence in vocal chamber music, has worked with an accomplished writer. “We’ve worked with Les Murray,” said Peelman, “an extraordinary poet, and the works we have developed based on Les Murray’s work are absolutely world class”. No stranger to the stage himself, Michael Leunig has given painting and poetry performances at the Sydney Opera House accompanied by the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO). He also provided the images and verse for the ACO’s productions of the Carnival of Animals and the Carnival of the Humans. In 2001 he wrote songs and lyrical poetry with Neil Finn, Brett Dean and Richard Tognetti for the ACO’s production of Parables, Lullabies and Secrets

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and developed a series of short clay figure animations for SBS Television. “I really wanted to do something based on Leunig before I go,” said Peelman, referring to his departure from the Song Company at the end of the year. “The whole idea is that the project will live on beyond me, there are so many possibilities that it opens up. It’s just the beginning of something,” he said. Leunig first heard the Song Company perform over a decade ago and was particularly struck by the group’s collaboration with his friend William Barton. “I think he really relates to the simplicity of the human voice which is what the Song Company really represents,” said Peelman. “We open our mouths and something comes out and it can go straight to your heart. That’s what Michael relates to.” Peelman said that while others have also set Leunig’s words to music, he wonders whether the man himself really “inhabits that world”. “When Michael draws or writes he’s in his own world. The song is somehow another world. I’m not sure that he really understands or enters this world of the song, it’s a different world,” he said. Speaking of his own world beyond that the Song Company, Peelman says: “I have another job now, so there’s only so much one can cram into a day,” referring to his role as artistic director of the Canberra International Music Festival. “The day- to-day care and attention to detail that is required to maintain a small group like

that [the Song Company] takes a lot out of your life. “Twenty-five years it has been, and over that 25 years, I’ve loved every minute of it and still do,” said Peelman. “This is the right time for me, the right time for the organisation. “This Leunig project is my parting gift to the company, we’re giving six performances in the beginning of November, but the nature of this project is very much that it can live on,” said Peelman. EVENT The All-Leunig Song Almanac Tour Schedule Blue Mountains: Saturday 31 October, 3.00pm Canberra: Saturday 7 November, 6.00pm Newcastle: Thursday 5 November, 7.00pm Wollongong: Sunday 8 November, 3.00pm Sydney City: Sunday 1 November, 3.00pm Parramatta: Tuesday 3 November, 7.30pm All stories and lyrics based on Leunig. Music by Alice Chance, Drew Crawford, Gareth Farr, James Wade, Kate Moore, Kate Neal, Katy Abbott, Lachlan Skipworth, Lyle Chan, Mark Viggiani, Robert Davidson and Ruth McCall. Information: November 2015

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Our Musicial Luminary Karlheinz Stockhausen whose very difficult piano compositions Smalley was able to play at concert standard. He also attended Pierre Boulez’s lectures on music at Darmstadt. The rigorous formal techniques he learnt were to stay with him all his life but from 1967 Smalley started introducing freer elements into his work including live electronics and improvisation and eventually he and Tim Souster co-founded the ensemble Intermodulation who performed in England and Europe from 1969-1976. The ensemble was commercially unviable and when Frank Callaway offered Smalley a stint to be composer-in-residence at the University of Western Australia in 1974 he thought it worth a shot.

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There are those who still view the 1950s as a time when families lived in ordinary houses with white picket fences, worked routine jobs and pursued predictable pastimes during a time when nothing too interesting was happening during that decade. Scientists, engineers and musicians will tell you otherwise. In the jazz field bebop was in full force, challenging the swing era devotees and the trad-jazz advocates. Rock and roll would capture the teenage market with three-minute stereotyped verse-bridge-chorus sound bites that remain the norm to this day. But in the Classical sphere European and American composers were expanding the definition of what music is by producing the most adventurous and most controversial sonic constructions ever heard. One individual who would absorb this and introduce it to Australia was born at Swinton near Manchester in England on 26 July, 1943 - his name was John Roger Smalley. After developing piano playing with a local teacher Smalley entered the Royal College of Music in London in 1961 where he studied with Peter Racine Fricker and organised sparsely attended lunch time concerts of his own compositions. Smalley attended analysis classes of contemporary musical works held by Alexander Goehr in the following year and in 1965 travelled to Cologne to study with

Australia’s gain Smalley’s first composition in Australia was Didgeridoo for four-channel tape, realised at that institution’s electronic studio. As much as he was gaining a significant reputation, on his return to England Smalley found the European musical atmosphere rather stifling. So in 1976 he chose to return to the university in Perth as a research fellow where he was required to teach; and was free to compose and perform before a new audience. The problem was that there was not an audience for new music of the kind Smalley had been composing of late. So he began to introduce another technique into his works: that of building a composition from a musical quotation taken from another composer’s opus. Examples of this included usages of Frederic Chopin in the Oboe Concerto (of 1996), String Quartet no.2 (of 2000) and the Piano Quintet (of 2003); Robert Schumann in the Concerto for Cello and 17 Players (of 1996); Johannes Brahms in the Trio for Viola, Clarinet and Piano (of 1999); or even using quotations from one of Smalley’s own pieces as in the Horn Trio (of 2002). These compositions are not pastiche. All of these works evolved over time as he placed each note meticulously. They are profoundly engineered constructions that reveal a musical logic devoid of superfluous notes. The material is wrought tightly and the borrowed quotation indiscernible to all but specialists. Moreover, they have Smalley’s engaging intellectual personality in them throughout.

Beyond that, Smalley had the remarkable facility to orchestrate a composer’s piano pieces in a way that even aficionados would accept could not have been done better by that composer. The 10 Poems for Chamber Orchestra are beautiful, subtle works redolent of Alexander Scriabin immediately and throughout. During his time in England Smalley was responsible for a number of premiere performances of other composer’s works: Australian David Lumsdaine’s Kelly Ground in 1966 (in the month after it was composed) and in the following year the same composer’s Flights (with fellow pianist Stephen Savage). Milestones A milestone in Australian music occurred when Smalley’s Piano Concerto no.1 of 1985 was entered into the International Rostrum of Composers in 1987. It is the only occasion that an Australian composition has been declared the top recommended work. Another milestone occurred when Smalley became artistic director and conductor of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra New Music Ensemble in 1989. Over the years they would introduce Australian audiences to the orchestral works of Stephen Benfall, Gordon Kerry, Dominic Karski, Kirsty Beilharz, Roxanne Della-Bosca, Matthew Hindson, Kate Neal and Michael Smetanin; all composers with substantial reputations now. Smalley continued to perform as a solo pianist and as founder member of the Australian Piano Quartet in 1996. He was recognised with an Australian Government Centennial Medal in 2001 and elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities. Three years later he was proclaimed a Western Australian State Living Treasure. Upon resigning from the University of Western Australia, Smalley relocated to Sydney in the middle of 2007. His composing ceased as he began to suffer the ravages of Parkinson’s disease and he drew his last breath on 18 August, 2015. Vale Roger Smalley, you have left us all a wonderful and enduring legacy... - Stephen Pleskun November 2015

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THE CZECH PHILHARMONIC CHILDREN’S CHOIR In Australia – November 6-22, 2015


Don’t miss the Czech Philharmonic Children’s Choir ( touring as part of the 26th Annual Glebe Music Festival, to be held in Sydney 6-22 November. They will give a one-off performance, with folkloric dancing, at the Concert Hall at The Concourse, Chatswood, on Thursday 12 November at 7pm. The Choir was founded in 1932 and has performed in the Carnegie Hall, La Scala Milan, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall Moscow and many other prestigious international venues. The naturalness of the children’s voices, their purity and polish are immediately captivating. The choir currently has over six hundred members, making it the largest choir in the Czech Republic, with children attending the choir from three years of age. The choir’s best concert division is, in age and sound, more akin to a youth choir. For this tour, 35 singers will travel to Australia for a three-week trip which will include several key dates in Sydney: on Sunday 8 November at 3.30pm they will perform a free concert with organ at the Great Hall, University of Sydney; on Friday 13 November at 7pm and repeated the next day at 3pm, the Choir will perform a different program from the Great Hall concert, at the Glebe Town Hall, 160 St John’s Road, Glebe. Choirmaster Petr Louzensky will conduct the Czech Philharmonic Children’s Choir in Czech and world vocal masterpieces by Jan Vodñanský, Tomás Luis da Vittoria, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Josef Mysliveek, Jan Antonín Koželuh, Jan Novák, Ivan Kurz, Benjamin Britten, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorák, Tchaikovsky, Josu Elberdin, Otmar Mácha and Zdenˇek Lukáš. Artistic Director of the Glebe Music Festival Dr E. David McIntosh AM is hosting the tour in collaboration with the Glebe Society and with the support of the City of Sydney. Tickets to the performance at the Concourse Chatswood on 12 November available by calling 02 8075 8111 or at: For more information on Glebe Music Festival visit: Czech Philharmonic Children’s Choir - Program for concerts at the Glebe Town Hall, Sydney J. C. Vodnansky: Rorando coeli T.L. da Vittoria: Ave Maria G.P. da Palestrina: Pueri Haebreorum, Adoramus Te, Christe Josef Myslivecek: Nocturno Antonin Kozeluh: Nocturno Jan Novak: Ave Maria, Gloria Ivan Kurz: Precatio B. Britten: This Little Babe, Balulalow, Deo Gratias (from Ceremony of Carrols) Intermission W.A.Mozart, J.Brahms: Lullabies A.Dvorak: Slavik Field, The Wild Rose, Songs My Mother 8

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The Man in the Other Room

The Acacia Quartet, in one of its final performances for the year, will feature an exciting body of work including a collaboration with leading Australian Soprano Ayse Göknur Shanal. The program features Osvaldo Golijov’s How Slow The Wind and Tenebrae, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s famous String Quartet KV421 and a world premiere of Ross Fiddes The Man In The Other Room for Soprano & String Quartet. In fact, it all started when Fiddes contacted Acacia Quartet and asked if they would be interested in performing a piece of his for Soprano and string quartet with Shanal. “Of course, as with all newly composed pieces, we showed interest and that was the start for a future program for Soprano and string quartet,” said Acacia’s violist Stefan Duwe. The group has worked with a Soprano before; a collaboration with vocal ensemble Halcyon in 2011, performing Gordon Kerry and Osvaldo Golijov. Acacia also recorded a CD of folksongs (North + South) with Soprano Jane Sheldon in 2012. “Both times we really enjoyed working with voices, in the rehearsals, concerts and in the studio. I believe there’s nothing more exciting in music than listening (and working) to a beautiful voice or instrument, so working with great singers was very fulfilling,” said Duwe. “I should point out that both pieces by Golijov as well as Fiddes The Man In The Other Room are very melodic and easy to listen to, even though they’re contemporary.” Fiddes wrote the work for Shanal, “with no specific string quartet in mind - as far as I know,” according to Duwe. “It’s like a song cycle, with the Soprano voice being featured.” Shanal tells Fine Music magazine: “The audience should expect an emotionally charged, lyrical, yet dramatic performance of the stories expressed in Fiddes and Golijov works”. She is familiar with Fiddes’ style having worked with him on a number of occasions. She says The Man in the Other Room was actually written by Fiddes as a wedding gift to his son and daughter in law in 2005. “The poem was written by his daughter Samantha who premiered it on their wedding day. From my knowledge, Ross then asked for more poems to set music too, around the main

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song, which then evolved into a song cycle. “The final piece was completed beginning of 2014, around the time I connected with Ross, who then asked me if I would be interested in singing it.” He also wrote another song for Shanal, to commemorate the Centenary of the ANZAC landings. She says singing Fiddes’ works is technically and emotionally demanding for a Soprano as they require “every aspect of your vocal facility, plus the kitchen sink thrown in”. “This is what makes them rewarding. This particular cycle, is an outpouring of love and requires full dynamic range. It will give myself and Acacia the freedom to access our full range of emotions,” says Shanal. Similarly, Golijov’s How Slow the Wind makes strong demands. “He is very emotive and weaves wonderful textures into the music, enriched with lyricism. You really have to listen, in order to experience Golijov,” said Shanal. How Slow The Wind is an adaptation of Emily Dickinson’s text, inspired by the sudden death of her friend Mariel Stubrin. It explores the emotions from the perspective of Mariel’s husband Dario and conveys the essence of celestial love. Golijov, inspired by the story and the text, set the music for Soprano voice and string quartet. “While the voice is talking to Mariel, the strings

are the wind which are carrying her flying spirit,” said Shanal. “I am really looking forward to the rehearsal process, to the give and take, the beautiful dialogue between these two entities, with Acacia,” she says, adding that chamber music is one of her passions. “As a singer, I consider myself a story teller and I find that this is exactly what Acacia is brilliant at, as a chamber group. When you become part of a chamber group, there is the magic of emotional and musical exchange that is both telepathic and selfless. “When you watch Acacia, this becomes evident in the manifestation of their music making process,” says Shanal. - Paula Wallace EVENT The Man in the Other Room 7 November, 5pm Rose Room - 51F Sunninghill Avenue, Burradoo NSW 8 November, 3pm Mosman Art Gallery - Myahgah Road, Mosman NSW 13 November, 7.30pm Link Gallery, Newcastle Museum, 6 Workshop Way, Newcastle NSW November 2015

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Interview with Gerard Willems

For Gerard Willems, it was a postcard from his mother at the age of seven that ignited a lifelong love affair with the music of Edvard Grieg. Morning Mood: Solo Piano Music of Edvard Grieg is the latest studio release of the revered Australian pianist. “I’ve been very fond of a lot of his miniature piano pieces… I think, from a listener’s point of view, people just love listening to this music- it has this feeling of nostalgia,” Willems told Fine Music magazine. “In German there is a term- wehmut- which is a beautiful term that has this sense of longing and yearning for the past in the true romantic fashion- his (Grieg’s) music is so full of it (wehmut), and I just adore it.” For this album, Willems has again used a Stuart and Sons piano. No stranger to the unique sound and tone of these instruments, this journey started in 1996 when he played one of the instruments for the first time. “It was such a turning point in my life when I

played that piano because I liked the sound- it was crystal clear; it was noble and it had a sort of dramatic edge to it. “What was even more beautiful was the fact that you could get exactly the effect that you wanted to get out of the instrument,” said Willems, adding that his “inner ear” was realised in the Stuart piano’s tone. Born in Bergen, Norway in 1843, Grieg was a prodigious musician from a young age. He studied in Leipzig and excelled as a student, before giving his concert debut in 1861. He was a contemporary of Liszt, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky, all of whom admired the beauty, originality and warmth that his compositions exude. The compositions on the double-CD are reflective of the influences on the composer from Lyric Pieces, written in his early 20s, through to later works of great beauty and splendour. “Some of the later Lyric Pieces are in a more advanced chromatic level compared to the earlier, straightforward simple pieces, where he

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stresses folklore of Norway as a great influence,” says Willems of Grieg’s compositional style. Gerard Willems has created a beautiful recording of the works of Edvard Grieg in this stunning two CD set. The use of the Stuart and Sons piano has created a unique and stunning collection of works by a true Romantic master. - Callum Close

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Report from Glyndebourne Festival In some ways, Glyndebourne Opera is a bit like the Last Night of the Proms. It is both a cliché of everything British yet also, for those lucky enough to experience it, one of the most joyous opera experiences you can have – if the weather holds. This isn’t a night out at the opera, this is being part of the production. The unenforced, yet enthusiastically embraced evening wear dress code, the fact that the opera theatre is grandly situated in the grounds of a stately home surrounded by magnificent gardens and the leisurely 90 minute interval for dinner, all combine to create a delightful experience that makes you forget reality and wonder why all opera experiences can’t be like this. It’s like attending a modern version of a 1920s garden or house party. Staff everywhere, directing traffic and providing assistance in a subtle manner that makes the whole evening a joy. The only queues we encountered the entire evening were for the rather tiny lifts (my companion uses a wheelchair). Whilst the opera tends to start at 5pm the gardens open at 3pm, and it’s worth getting there early. The main drawcard of Glyndebourne is of course the opera and the intimate and comfortable opera house but the gardens are part of the theatre of Glyndebourne and should not be missed. Of course, sublime gardens and luxurious picnics are nothing if the opera isn’t up to scratch and thankfully Barrie Kosky in his first production for Glyndebourne delivers with a bang. Barrie Kosky’s production of Handel’s Saul is a triumph. He has taken one of Handel’s earliest oratorios, merged the three acts into two and created an exquisite production. Kosky’s use of the raked stage and the Glyndebourne chorus is brilliant, with exceptional performances from Iestyn Davies as David and Christopher Purves as Saul.

Barrie Kosky’s production of Handel’s Saul - © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd. Photo: Bill Cooper

The production opens with a diminutive David, standing over the disturbingly life-like and giant decapitated head of Goliath. As Davies starts to sing, the rest of the cast are arrayed tableaulike on a giant table groaning with food just as you might expect at a banquet held by one of the last French Kings. These giant feast tables recur throughout the opera moving about the stage in a simple yet visually spectacular set. The surface of the stage is covered in black dirt or ash, a now relatively common staging technique but rarely used to such brilliant effect. It also does a stellar job in muffling the sound of a cast of 50 dashing about the stage. Iestyn Davies’ sweet counter tenor is a marvelous foible to the bass of Christopher Purves’ Saul who also excels in his role as the jealous and increasingly demented king.

The Glyndebourne chorus are exceptional in their support of this physical and perfectly choreographed performance. The raked stage is utilised to great effect, creating perspectives and lighting that would never work on a standard flat stage. Despite the choreography, costumes, lighting et al being decidedly showy they work together exquisitely well. In fact the performance of the chorus is possibly the best I’ve ever seen. The chorus is not just in the background in this production, swelling the scenes, but they play a significant role in the carrying of the plot and the physicality of their performance is impressive. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, led by Ivor Bolton, are also superb in their performance of the score. Kosky has produced a masterpiece and Glyndebourne Festival has yet again shown why tickets are so hard to come by. The Glyndebourne Festival runs over the European summer, so if you are going to be in the UK over this period do get along. It’s surprisingly easy to get to from London by train, with free shuttle buses from the train station. Alternatively parking on site is free. Access to the gardens and theatre is all accessible even for those with mobility issues.

Barrie Kosky’s production of Handel’s Saul - © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd. Photo: Bill Cooper

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150TH ANNIVERSARY OF SIBELIUS’ BIRTH Celebrating a Giant from the Heroic Past “A lonely and towering figure in the music of the early 20th century” is how Jean Sibelius has been described by Olin Downes who also adds that “he had the effect of a gigantic figure striding out of a heroic past either forgotten or existent only in legend”. This is because his harmonic and symphonic style had little reference to contemporary musical developments and no affinity with the Germanic tradition of the time. It is firmly rooted in his Finnish heritage. Sibelius was born on 8 December 1865, christened Johann Julian Christian but known as Janne in his boyhood. In his youth he took the name of an uncle who had died before he was born and whose calling cards were inscribed with Jean Sibelius. He began composing long before he had any theoretical instruction, studying instead from a book on composition. As well, until his 25th year, he had ambitions to be a violin virtuoso. However, when studying law at Helsinki University and taking some music theory courses at the Conservatory where one of his tutors was Ferruccio Busoni, he decided to abandon law and devote himself to composition. In that year he won a scholarship and received a government grant which allowed him to study in Berlin and Vienna where he was assisted with advice on orchestration by Carl Goldmark. He pointed out to Sibelius that he only had a chamber music conception of orchestration. As a result Sibelius began to expand the breadth and dimensions of his instrumentation so that his symphonic compositions embodied an epic spirit reflecting the past of his people yet at the

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same time encompassing the modern aspect and the national aspirations of his country. When the young man returned to Finland, his countrymen were in a turmoil of patriotism stimulated by tyrannical acts of its Russian overlord: the dissolution of Finnish representation in government, the suppression of free speech and the right to assembly. This, and the formative influences of his youth, changed the way in which he wrote music. Nature, forest and sea were influences throughout his life and he had very early absorbed the legends of his native country, in particular, the verses of the national epic, The Kalevala. The music he was inspired to write at this time was based on those legends and included Finlandia, Kullervo Symphony, En Saga and Four Legends of the Kalevala which follows the journey of the hero Lemminkäinen. Sibelius’ style The music of Sibelius has the feel of the late Romantic period rather than of the early 20th century in which he composed most of music. The orchestra is more robust than that of composers such as Debussy but, like Debussy’s music, the descriptive effect is emphasised by the orchestration. This robustness caused Philip Hale to write that “the instrumentation used by Sibelius was as Nature’s instrumentation of the tempest”. There is hardly a page of his scoring which does not present fascinating and unprecedented groupings of instruments and astonishing orchestral effects are obtained through simple means. An example of his unusual style is his violin concerto where only the broad and melodic slow movement follows tradition. In the first, the violin appears to be improvising and the rhapsodic nature of the music is enriched by extensive cadenzas which appear to be free poetical thoughts by the unaccompanied instrument. The final movement is a peculiar rondo where the violin sweeps and skirls over an intentionally monotonous accompaniment or screams like a banshee over an orchestral tumult. The development of Sibelius as a composer may be traced through his symphonies and his larger orchestral creations from the first Kullervo Symphony through his seven numbered symphonies. These symphonies have

Jean Sibelius in Vienna, late 1880s. Image - Bettmann/Corbis

established him as the next great symphonist after Beethoven and Brahms and one of the most important of the 20th century. He is essentially a composer of larger forms where his genius is expressed. His keyboard, chamber and his many beautiful songs and choral works are more conventional. Another important aspect of his work is the amount of incidental music which he wrote to accompany plays such as Maeterlinck’s Pelléas et Mélisande and Shakespeare’s The Tempest. His workmanship is always apparent in every genre and a constant is his compact and logical structure. However, it is only when he has the resources of the many instruments of a large orchestra that Sibelius reveals the extent of his imagination and sweeps us along on high tides of emotion. - Elaine Siversen ON AIR SIBELIUS 150 CELEBRATION Sunday Special: 1, 8, 15,22, 29 November, 2pm At the Opera: Wednesday 25 November, 8pm Sibelius Celebration: Thursday 5, 19 November, 2pm Birth Day Celebration: Tuesday 8 December, 1pm Sunday Special: 6, 13, 20 December, 2pm Sibelius Celebration: Thursday 3, 17 November, 2pm


Mozart’s Requiem Mass from Salzburg Cathedral One of music’s truly great works, Mozart’s Requiem Mass, K 626, will be heard in a performance that took place in Salzburg Cathedral in August 2014, as part of the “Cathedral Concert Series” during that year’s Salzburg Festival. Among the soloists featured, will be the Sydney-born, Munich-based Bass Baritone, Martin Cooke, who also has arranged for this performance to be broadcast by Fine Music 102.5. In this performance of Mozart’s Requiem, his co-soloists are Soprano, Aleksandra Zamojska, Contralto Brigitte Gröger-Lang, and Tenor, Frieder Lang. The Organist is the Dom’s resident Organist, Prof. Heribert Metzger, and providing the choral/orchestral pillars, are three groups, each one with a long and distinguished tradition, viz., the Salzburg Cathedral’s Choir, Orchestra and Youth Choral Ensemble. As Salzburg’s most famous son, Mozart had a long and significant association with his birthcity and its Cathedral, despite variable views expressed from time to time in his letters. Beginning to write his great Requiem during the year of his death, 1791, Mozart was prevented from completing the task, due to rapidly declining health. Over the years since, many

Performance of Mozart’s Requiem Mass, K626 in Salzburg Cathedral in 2014 during Salzberg Festival

composers have attempted that task, some more successful than others; but still today, most of the performances mounted use the version completed by Mozart’s student, Franz Xavier Süssmayr. This also is the version from the Salzburg Festival we hear in this broadcast. According to the original contract Mozart signed, witnessed by an attorney, the Requiem was commissioned by Count Franz von Walsegg-Stuppach, who regarded himself as a composer with, it seems, the tendency at times to pass off the work of others as his own. With the Requiem Mass, in return for his sponsorship, the Count stipulated that Mozart would not reveal the fact that he had composed the

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What’s On

CHAMBER Basel Chamber Orchestra with Sol Gabetta 29 November, 2pm Venue: Sydney Opera House Tickets: $48-$112 Bookings: The Basel Chamber Orchestra makes its Australian debut alongside award-winning cellist Sol Gabetta in this special performance hosted by the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO). Their programs sparkle with music by Holliger, Fauré, Saint-Saëns and Bartók’s vibrant Divertimento, commissioned by impresario and founder of the Basler Kammerorchester, Paul Sacher. Sol Gabetta is one of the bright lights of music today. Born in Argentina, raised in Europe and based in Basel, this renowned recording artist, festival director and soloist achieved international acclaim winning the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award in 2004 and making her debut with the Vienna Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev. More recently, Gabetta performed with the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle. The ACO is delighted to welcome them both in 2015. ORCHESTRAL Romance & Tragedy featuring Sydney Youth Orchestras 6 November, 7pm Venue: Sydney Town Hall Tickets: $15-$50 Bookings: Information: Join us amongst the might and majesty of Sydney Town Hall for our final performance 14

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CLASSICAL Take Six Theme & Variations Piano Services and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music 14 November, 7:30pm Venue: Theme & Variations Piano Services, Willoughby Tickets: Theme & Variations Piano Services are proud to present a special night to celebrate their 30th anniversary, and the 100th anniversary of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. These are major milestones for two very special institutions that have supported, nurtured and shaped the musical landscape of this country. The event will be (in part) a celebration concert featuring artists such as: Timothy Young, Daniel de Borah and Clemens Leske, all joining forces in a multi piano extravaganza. Joining them will be local artists: Gabriella Pusner, John Luxton, James Huntingford, Andrew Rumsey and Kenneth Wang. The program will include new, exciting works composed specifically for the event by some of the top composition students from the FESTIVAL Huntington Estate Prelude Weekend 21-22 November Venue: Huntington Estate, Mudgee Tickets: Prelude Weekend tickets are $375 per head, includes 2 x 90 minute concerts, gourmet canapés and meals and Huntington Estate wines Bookings: 1800 995 931 Information: Mudgee’s Huntington Estate has confirmed it will host a new event - Prelude Weekend ‘Taste of Huntington’ being held the weekend prior to its famous Music Festival. The Prelude Weekend features headline Festival artists and the same high standards of food and wine - opening with Huntington Estate Sparkling and canapés from 6pm on Saturday night, followed by a concert in two halves with a three-course dinner after the of 2015. Experience the joy, sorrow and heartbreak of Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. SYO Philharmonic players, conducted by Brian Buggy join forces with the Sydney Youth Orchestra under the baton of Fabian Russell, for Mahler’s colossal Fifth Symphony, a work that captures the full scale of human emotion – tragedy, love, passion and sheer elation, featuring Mahler’s most famous of string movements, his glorious Adagietto.

Sydney Conservatorium. Apart from some well-known multi-piano items, there will be works composed for no less than four, five and six Steinway & Sons concert grands. The event will see the world premiere of these works, performed by some of the leading pianists in the country. It is a rare feat to have such amazing artists performing together in one of the only Australian venues to house six Steinway concert grand pianos.

concert. The second concert begins at 11am, with morning tea at interval, followed by a two-course lunch. This year’s artists include the world’s finest interpreter of Lieder and Art Song, Wolfgang Holzmair from Austria; Australia’s pre-eminent chamber music ensemble the Goldner String Quartet; French violist, Lise Berthaud; Australian composer and leading pianist Ian Munro and the rising stars of the Orava Quartet.

VOCAL The all-Leunig Song Almanac The Song Company 1 November 3pm Tickets: $45-$69 Bookings: 02 8256 2222 Information: song-company Twelve composers, each supported by a generous donor, have created with The Song Company a new musical almanac for Australia

EXPERIMENTAL HAUSCHKA with special guest Hinterlandt Ensemble 19 November, 7pm Venue: The Basement, Sydney Tickets: $35-$101 Bookings: The pioneering German composer and experimental musician HAUSCHKA comes to Australia for the first time for a string of very special performances in support of his widely acclaimed album, Abandoned City. The combination of HAUSCHKA’s classicist training, chamber music sensibilities and pop-cultural interests ensures that the often playful - but never disposable - results are far more than an academic exercise in experimentalism. The prepared piano - a technique for getting new sounds from the acoustic keyboard by resting pieces of paper or drumsticks on the strings of the instrument - has been used for centuries, but HAUSCHKA was unaware of the tradition when, at the dawn of the new millennium, he began exploring ways to get new sounds out of his Bechstein grand upright. Ever prolific, over the last decade HAUSCHKA has continued to work on solo albums, collaborations with the likes of Samuli Kosminen (from Iceland’s M m), Calexico’s Joey Burns & John Convertino, as well as numerous other projects in the fields of film, theatre, dance, and film soundtracks.

drawing on the words and works of one our most iconic public figures, Michael Leunig. A wry observer of life, Leunig’s cartoons, stories, poems and drawings are never less than mirth-provoking. But as much as he is a superb humourist, first and foremost he is an observer, philosopher, commentator and historian of the absurd, and catalyst for free thinking. All stories and lyrics based on Leunig. Music by Alice Chance, Drew Crawford, Gareth Farr, James Wade, Kate Moore, Kate Neal, Katy

Abbott, Lachlan Skipworth, Lyle Chan, Mark Viggiani, Robert Davidson and Ruth McCall.

CHORAL To Be Sung On Water Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Conductor: Brett Weymark Chamber Singers 21 November, 11am and 5pm Venue: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House Tickets: $49.50-$60 Booking: events/to-be-sung-on-water/

The Utzon Room is the perfect backdrop for a concert that celebrates vocal music inspired by water. As well as two world premieres by Australian composers Rosalind Page and Luke Byrne, hear the sublime vocal music of Whitacre, Delius and Vaughan Williams. Be surprised by the possibilities of choral music with Stars by the lauded Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds that employs water-tuned glasses for celestial effects.

ENSEMBLE The Nutcracker Omega Ensemble 16 November, 7:30pm Venue: City Recital Hall Tickets: $29 (under 30)-$89 Bookings: or 8256 2222 Information: From serenatas to serenades to Sugar Plum Fairies, Omega’s final performance of 2015 is a colourful parade of music. A seasonal favourite for young and old, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker is a classic on both the concert and ballet stage. Originally premiered in 1892, this very special arrangement of The Nutcracker for chamber ensemble presents this masterpiece in an intimate setting. Introducing the concert are two contrasting and colourful works, a humorous trifle by

Danish composer Nielsen, and a beautiful serenade by Mozart. The program includes Serenata in Vano by Neilsen; Wind Serenade in C minor by Mozart; and The Nutcracker (arrangement by A.Tarkmann) by Tchaikovsky. November 2015

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CD Reviews Intimate Voices - Sibelius String Quartets (No. 4 in D minor, No. 2 in A minor) Flinders Quartet ABC Classics 481 1982

✶✶✶✶ Once strangers to the catalogue, the Sibelius Quartets receive ever more outings – the latest being this offering from ABC. The best-known is No. 4 (Voces Intimae), the composer’s only mature essay in the medium. It was written in 1909, just a year after the trauma caused by a confrontation with cancer that overshadowed him for the next five years and was to also influence the desolate Fourth Symphony (1911). It’s in five movements, with two scherzo-like movements around the emotional core of the work, the Adagio di molto, which has some heart-felt playing from the

Love Languages Wouter Kellerman ABC Classics 4751304

✶✶✶✶ Love Languages is the fourth release by Grammy-award winning South African flautist Divas and Tenors Music by various composers sung by 14 sopranos and 11 tenors with orchestras Decca 487 8583 (2CDS)

✶✶✶ These two CDS comprise 17 arias and duets for soprano and 18 for tenor (plus a duet for Bryn Terfel, baritone, and Renee Fleming). Most of the singers are active; others (Sutherland, Pavarotti and Wunderlich) are not. On the whole I enjoyed the disc for sopranos better. In particular, I liked Anna Netrebko in La Boheme, Elina Garanca in Samson et Dalila, Patricia Petibon in Handel’s Rinaldo and Agnes Baltsa in The Barber of Seville. I did not enjoy 16

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Flinders. There’s an elusive mood in the Allegretto ma pesante: the main theme has all the sardonic character of Shostakovich/Prokofiev and you sense darker emotions are just beneath the surface of its ‘folky’ bonhomie. Sibelius’ tempo instructions for the finale basically amount to ‘faster and faster’ – so starting it too quickly might leave you with nowhere to go; even so, I wonder if the Flinders could have shown a little more abandon to create the ‘whirlwind of sound’ that I sense the composer wanted toward the end of the movement. Throughout though, they show careful attention to dynamics, and the players’ ensemble and the recording itself offer great detail. Various composers have been suggested as influences in the A minor Quartet of 1889 (Grieg, Mendelssohn) – certainly there’s not much to hear of the mature Sibelius. But it’s very and composer Wouter Kellerman. This album is a brilliant work that fuses together the music of many cultures and influences from around the world including Senegal, Spain, Cuba, India, Greece and even the United States. Kellerman’s album from the start is a full-on journey for the listener exploring many of the rich musical cultures that exist around the world. He artfully weaves together many different musical cultures, styles, practices and peoples to create a stunning tapestry of unique and beautiful music. This ‘tapestry’ is unified with Kellerman’s gorgeous flute sound as the feature on each track – using C flute, Bass and Alto. Each track is accompanied by many different combinations of brilliant handpicked players from around the globe and every corner of the earth. The album’s journey begins in India with a track Aishwarya with one of Kellerman’s Sumi Jo’s steely account of the Aria of the Queen of the Night or Cecilia Bartoli’s Casta Diva, for which she lacks the necessary vocal opulence and grand manner. Of the duets, Anna Netrebko and Elina Garanca do better in the Tales of Hoffmann than Joan Sutherland and Jane Berbie do in Lakme. The music on the tenor disc is on a lower level and has too many multiple contributions by artists whose voices I do not like (Florez and Araiza, to name just two). In fact, the only tenor voice that I really enjoyed hearing was that of Joseph Calleja. However, those who admire Pavarotti and Domingo may find more to enjoy than I did. Other singers included are Auger, Kozena, Ti Kanawa, Cotrubas, Gheorghiu, Jenkins, Aler, Villazon, Boe, Vargas and Tezier. Several “pop”

enjoyable music, showing by turns liveliness and a delicate northern melancholy. Written by a student composer perhaps – but an accomplished one. – Michael Muir main musical collaborators, Ricky Kej. The two collaborated previously on the Winds of Samsara album which won a Grammy earlier this year. Aishwarya is a brilliant example of some of Kellerman’s more virtuosic playing and shows how exceptionally unique his voice is on the flute. The album continues with another great track: Kellerman’s rearrangement of Antonio Vivaldi’s classic composition Winter. This beautiful piece has been reimagined with flute as the leading voice accompanied by The Australian Urban Orchestra on strings and the Soweto Gospel choir. It is these kind of unexpected collaborations and brilliant crosscultural musical relationships that Kellerman forms that create some of the most interesting and beautiful moments on the album. - Benjamin Samuels

items are included, a mistake I think in a disc of this kind. - Richard Gate

CD Reviews Command Performance Arias and Songs by Weber, Verdi, Rossini, Bellini and other composers Joan Sutherland, soprano, with the London Symphony Orchestra/ Richard Bonynge Eloquence 480 4670 (2CDS)

✶✶✶✶ The selections on these CDs represent the kind of music that Queen Victoria, a great music lover and a singer herself, might have ordered for a command performance. The first disc is devoted to arias, the second to songs. The recording was made in 1963 when Joan Sutherland’s voice was still in pristine condition. Her singing throughout is characteristic of her work at the time. When the music is fast and

Dancing Shadows Bridget Bolliger: Flute Andrew West: Piano Cala Records Ltd CACD77019


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If this double CD is any indication, flautists have a wealth of quality contemporary pieces to play – of which I’ll mention a few… Toru Takemitsu’s Voice (1971) is a sterling opener. Bartolozzi’s explorations of multiphonics revolutionised what was possible with the flute but for all the modernity of technique, the irony is that Voice reflects the centuriesold traditions of Japan. Keys are tapped for a tuned percussive effect; vocalisations and a microtonal flute transform the performer into a one-woman Noh theatre. The breathy attack on some notes and microtonal ‘bending’ on others call to mind the shakuhachi (bamboo

lies at the highest register of her voice, as in the arias from Meyerbeer’s Dinorah, Verdi’s I Masnadieri and Bellini’s Beatrice di Tenda, her virtuosity is truly extraordinary and brilliant. When the music is slow and lying-lowing, the flaws in her singing become apparent – the lack of inflexion, her poor enunciation and the absence of vigorous declamation; even the voice itself sounds less attractive. Her performance of Ocean thou mighty monster from Weber’s Oberon compares unfavourably with that of her compatriot Florence Austral; the heroic element is missing. Nevertheless, there is enough to enjoy here to make these discs a worthwhile purchase. Great care has been taken with the presentation. Richard Bonynge conducts the superb London Miriam Hyde is the one of the biggest names of Australian music history who was not only a composer but a teacher, performer, recitalist, lecturer and examiner for AMEB (Australian Music Examinations Board). Dancing Shadows captures her poetic vision and her ability to create almost tangible settings in the listener’s mind. This album is unquestioningly magical; there is always something new to discover each time it is heard. It almost feels like Hyde had the intention to share personal memories with the audience, particularly in Wedding Morn, which opens with sweetness and simplicity and gradually moves into an array of darker notes. Perhaps it depicts her loneliness during the separation when her husband became a prisoner of war during World War II. Bolliger plays with such clarity and exquisiteness, she flute). Brett Dean – one of the best things to happen to Australian composition in the last two decades – is represented by Demons which traverses a profusion of ideas and sustained energy in just seven minutes. A life often lived in rural England has facilitated Edward Cowie’s unique career-path as composer, ornithologist and painter. One of the products of 12 years spent in this country is his A Charm of Australian Finches. An antipodean addition to the catalogue of Messiaen? Wedding Suite of Elena Kats-Chernin was written for the nuptials of Laura Chislett and violinist (and lawyer) Thomas Jones. With folkloric elements, it’s one of the more traditionally melodic works here. And, her Blue Silence is meant to evoke calmness and healing for sufferers of schizophrenia. Rounding out the recital are the Four Episodes for solo piano (2010) by Brisbane-born Gerald Glynn. As befits a man

Symphony Orchestra effectively (and also plays the piano accompaniment for some songs) and the notes by Andrew Porter, reprinted from the original LP set, are most interesting. No texts are provided. – Richard Gate captures the tiniest details that Hyde herself embedded in the pastoral-like pieces. The playfulness, lively and sweet romantic tunes of the flute are accompanied by the subtle presence of West’s piano. If you love Debussy or Ravel you won’t be disappointed with this album. Although passion is not a key point, the impressionistic and dream-like style of the pieces compromises for its lack thereof. As a listener you can feel even from the first note that Hyde had a deep appreciation of the natural environment and the beauty of life’s simplest gifts. This album has done Hyde great justice with elevating the rich harmonies and every nuance in the melody. It is a work of pure storytelling. - Leslie Khang

who has lived in Paris since 1967, the music is urbane and cosmopolitan - and eloquently played. These two musicians made their first album together 20 years ago; I sincerely hope we don’t have to wait as long for the next. - Michael Muir November 2015

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YV Works with New Sydney Opera Projects Fine Music’s renowned Young Virtuosi program has for some time sought to include live performance as part of its weekly line up. The success of the recent performance of La ‘Petite’ Boheme at the Independent Theatre has led to the formation of a unique initiative, Sydney Opera Projects. It has a program of events planned for 2016 including opera, concerts and recitals, some of which will be broadcast on Fine Music 102.5. Fine Music magazine caught up with Musical Director Bradley Gilchrist to discuss the development of Sydney Opera Projects and the opportunities that it will offer to young musicians and composers, some of whom are Young Virtuosi alumni. “Sydney Opera Projects developed from an ambitious experiment. In June of this year, we decided to perform an opera in the intimate setting of North Sydney’s Independent Theatre,” explains Gilchrist. La ‘Petite’ Boheme was a chamber version of Puccini’s La Boheme, reduced for seven singers and seventeen orchestral musicians. “The performances were very well received, with audiences impressed by the power the music and narrative had when communicated in a small space with minimal set. “The subsequent encouragement from those present, together with generous offers of sponsorship and other assistance gave way to ideas of new ventures, and ultimately the formation of Sydney Opera Projects,” said Gilchrist. The first broadcast is scheduled this month on Fine Music 102.5, which is based on a session recorded in Fine Music’s own Studio C. “The exciting 2016 program of events to include

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A rehearsal of La ‘Petite’ Boheme. L-R: Jang Hee Han, Bradley Gilchrist, Matthew Reardon, Catherine Bouchier and Tabatha McFadyen

operas, concerts and recitals will be launched at three La Traviata Highlights Concerts on December 11, 12 and 13,” said Gilchrist. Bringing opera to audience When asked what kinds of audiences Sydney Opera Projects hopes to attract, Gilchrist said: “Opera audiences account for only 5% of audiences across the worldwide classical music industry. For those of us who fiercely love the artform, we have to ensure its survival through grassroots and innovative means. This equates to the need to create our own opportunities. “We have a young, enthusiastic, highly-trained, highly-skilled network of singers and musicians in Sydney and it is just a matter of mobilising those forces,” said Gilchrist. He said that Sydney Opera Projects will provide professional opportunities to young local artists as well as the chance to be involved in invigorating the local performing arts industry. Mentorship from established industry mentors to ensure knowledge is passed on to the current generation of aspiring performers is another vital ingredient in the success of this venture. All events for 2016 will be held at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney. “It is the perfect size, setting and location for the kinds of events to be presented by Sydney Opera Projects. “The idea of condensing grand opera into chamber versions is not new, but it has great relevance in contemporary Sydney life where people lead such hectic schedules that they cannot commit to lengthy performances,” said Gilchrist. “By experiencing opera in this intimate way, we hope to instill a love of opera in new, young audiences.”

Specific initiatives designed to attract diverse audiences and make the experience of opera more accessible include narration of the plot, the use of young performers, innovative staging and low-cost tickets. Gilchrist believes that Fine Music, in particular the Young Virtuosi Program, occupies a unique place in championing young performers. “As an accompanist, I have supported many of the YV Alumni, and many of the Alumni will participate in our forthcoming Sydney Opera Projects productions. “Fine Music has committed to recording our live performances- a huge technical challenge for the sound engineers with all of the stage movement necessary in theatre,” he said. ON AIR YOUNG VIRTUOSI Wednesdays 1pm 4 November Alf & Pearl Pollard Award for Performance Excellence 11 November Choral Grand Prix 18 November Choral Grand Prix 25 November Sydney Opera Projects Presenters- Alison Zhou, Troy Fil, Katherine Ly Audio engineers- Greg Ghavalas, Conan Tran, Paul Truong Co-ordinator Judy Deacon

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Melodies rekindle memories especially when they are classic standards from The Great American Songbook sung with sophistication, style and warmth. Those three words sum up the singing of Lyn Stanley on her debut album where, accompanied by some of the cream of the West Coast jazz scene, she tastefully yet expressively defines the lyrics of matchless songs by such legendary composers as Irving Berlin (Change Partners), Harold Arlen (That Old Black Magic) and Michel Le Grand (Watch What Happens). For me the latter is the stand out track, imaginatively arranged by

Tamir Hendelman, one of the three pianists used on the album. The other two are Mike Lang and Llew Mathews but it’s Hendelman, thoughtful and creative as the mood demands, who catches the ear. Elegance made Stanley a champion ballroom dancer and this has been carried over to her singing which can be rhythmic (That Old Black Magic) as well as melodic (The Nearness of You) on this perfectly-paced album; add an intimate but personal approach and you have the complete vocal package. There are fine solos by Gilbert Castellanos (flugelhorn), tenor saxophonist Bob Sheppard and trombonist Bob McChesney and the darkly brooding One For My Baby owes much to Lang’s accompaniment. Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn’s The Last Dance seems an appropriate but satisfying way to end.

Oranges & Sunshine Released independently 2015 Elly Hoyt – Voice and composition Scott Griffiths - Piano and arrangements Darryn Farrugia - Drums Jonathan Zion - Bass William Barton - Didgeridoo Sarah Curro - Violin Anita Quale - Cello

USA where she studied songwriting, as well as vocal performance in Stanford California and in New York, leading to her compositional contributions to this album - Our Little Boy,

Sink or Swim, On the Other Side and the title track Oranges and Sunshine. Hoyt’s vocals have never sounded so very perfect as when she’s zooming away on breezy renditions of Nature Boy and My Baby Just Cares For Me then soaring to vocal heights with her finesse and natural ability on It’ll Rise Again, written by Peter Sculthorpe specifically for voice and piano. Hoyt’s band features excellent arrangements by Scott Griffiths with some magical improvisations, while Darryn Farrugia’s finely tuned and sympathetic drumming along with Jonathan Zion’s exceptional bass work contribute to making this album a first class effort and one to be really proud of. - Barry O’Sullivan

to but a few record collectors. Thank heavens for the Victorian Jazz Archive, now re-badged as the Australian Jazz Museum with full museum status. This largely volunteer run organisation, much like Fine Music, has been putting its vast knowledge and expertise to work, not only collecting and archiving the wealth of Australian jazz information and memorabilia, but also in recovering, re-mastering and rereleasing the recorded music itself. Three of the Jazzart Collection, The Progressives – 1, 2 & 3 and subtitled “birth of the Cool”, take a close look and listen to some of the major players of “modern” jazz development in Australia between 1948 and 1952, all re-mastered from the original 78 records. There are well-known numbers from the American songbook as well as less familiar tunes and a few originals among the 18 tracks on each, that range from historical interest to absolute gems. Included are players who had an impact on the development of

Australian jazz – vibraphonist Jack Brokensha who was part of the highly regarded Australian Jazz Quartet and spent much of his time in America; violinist Don Harper, a wonderful player who became Head of Jazz Studies at Wollongong University; Ron Gowans, who led his own bands and toured with many of the visiting artists such as Fitzgerald, Shaw, Rich and Krupa; and Errol Buddle, one of our leading reed players for decades who is touring locally and internationally. There is an entire disc dedicated to saxophonist Splinter Reeves, who led his own groups in Melbourne, Sydney and Queensland. American ex-Ellington member Rex Stewart has several tracks, recorded during his many months’ stay here in 1949, as do Don Banks, Ron Loughhead, Bruce Clarke and vocalist Edwin Duff. Congratulations and thank you to the good folk at the Australian Jazz Museum for keeping our jazz history alive. - Jeannie McInnes


In late 2010 Elly launched her self-titled debut album featuring sensational original works and sophisticated arrangements of standard jazz tunes which went on to win an Australian Jazz Bell Award in 2011 for Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album. Shortly after, Elly was accepted into The Jazz Institute’s Stanford Workshop in the The Progressives 1-3 Jazzart Collection VJAZZ 13, 14, 15


In recent decades, much of the worthy earlier jazz library has been re-released on CD, but alas, much of the Australian collection has been lost

Her mentor, the late pianist Paul Smith, would have been proud. Her first two albums, Potions is the other, have been first-class. We await the third (Interludes) with much anticipation. - Kevin Jones

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SWINGING ON THE VINE The Good Life I’m about join in the applause as the pulsating version of One For My Baby ends but manage to restrain myself at the thought of dropping my glass of wine at the feet of Big J whose eyes have never left it now that his bowl is empty. The rain is falling gently on my Hunter Valley hideaway but there is nothing soft about the applause coming through my loudspeakers for the then 35-year-old Tony Bennett and the orchestra of Ralph Sharon, his pianist and musical director, in New York’s Carnegie Hall on the night of 9 June, 1962. We are now in the 21st century and the New Yorker, born Anthony Dominick Benedetto in Astoria, Queens on 3 August, 1926, is still performing at the age of 89 although his voice has changed through the decades - no longer strong and vigorous, it has deepened and darkened as it has gathered texture and grain. Yet his voice remains an expressive instrument and he can still bring more meaning to ballads than any other male singer performing today. His insight into a lyric has sharpened but then Bennett has always considered himself an actor not a musician - the songs are his roles. But what is the secret of his longevity? The answer is in the songs sung at Carnegie Hall: classics from The Great American Songbook by Jerome Kern, George and Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Harold Arlen who was in the audience. Bennett says he invented the phrase “The Great American Songbook”, a claim no one has disputed as he continues to be the caretaker of the literate American song. After more than 50 years he still sings these songs with a mixture of humility and pride as the custodian of a tradition he treasures shining brightly surrounded by a junk heap of pop inanity. Yet it seems remarkable that such Bennett staples as The Good Life,

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I Wanna Be Around, Who Can I Turn To and I Left My Heart In San Francisco, his signature tune, never reached the top 10, let alone the top of the charts when they were released. Unlike so much of the dross which dominated the airwaves and were forgotten in six months or so, these songs have lasted. In other words they have become standards like so many others which did so without becoming hits. For example, during the 1930’s the top composers such as Gershwin and Kern were on the West Coast writing for Hollywood musicals. They would show each other what they were writing. One night lyricist Yip Harburg came into a club with Arlen and played Last Night When We Were Young. No one was impressed. The verdict: Good but too arty; not commercial enough! It’s now a standard. In the 16 June, 1954 edition of Down Beat magazine Bennett told Nat Hentoff: “I want to make an album where I just blow. A very relaxed album of standards away from the commercially-styled records we’ve been making. I want to make it with the right musicians... the way the jazz sides are made.” The album, Cloud 7, made later that year with guitarist Chuck Wayne, remains one of my favourite Bennet albums. Bennett, although he could never be called a jazz singer as say Mel Torme, has always had a deep love for jazz. He credits Stan Getz’s free flowing, irrepressibly melodious playing as the major influence on the way he phrases a song. In fact when he first started out he was advised not to imitate a singer in finding his own style but an instrumentalist. He chose one of the greatest of all jazz musicians, the giant of the keyboard Art Tatum. Why? Because Tatum changed tempos. He has been backed by some of the best in the business including the orchestra of Count Basie but I find his best and most satisfying are a tribute to the stellar song writing team of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart with the Ruby Braff-George Barnes Quartet and the 1975 session with pianist Bill Evans. This classic collaboration showcased Evans sublime creativity as an accompanist with Bennett’s deep jazz sensitivity. Bennett is full of praise for Bill Charlap whom he considers the next Evans. “This guy’s the best. He knows. He understands - and the honesty. He has a fantastic repertoire by people like Vernon Duke but also offbeat ones, pop art songs like Lazy Afternoon and Sleeping Bee.” Charlap backs Bennett on his latest album, The Silver Lining: The Music Of Jerome Kern. Bennett continues to keep his standards. - Patrick D.Maguire

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November Program Highlights MAXIM VENGEROV: ARTIST OF CHOICE 3 November at 9am As foreshadowed in the October issue of Fine Music, violinist Maxim Vengerov will be playing at the Opera House on 10 December for Musica Viva. Born in 1974 to very musical parents his mother was a conductor and his father an oboist – Vengerov first came to public prominence when he won the prestigious Carl Flesch competition in London at the age of 16. The rapid rise that followed included being named Artist of the Year and becoming UNICEF’s Envoy for Music, as well as winning a Grammy Award and the Edison Award. This month’s selection of music includes works by Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Brahms and Glazunov.

Maxim Vengerov. Image – B.Ealovega

Exploring Tchaikovsky Wednesdays, 3pm Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is best known for his orchestral works, including several ballets, operas and works for solo instruments. His works contain the emotion and intensity of a typical romantic period piece. Tchaikovsky was affiliated with ‘The Five’ in his youth (Russian composers dedicated to promoting Russian music in the world) and was considerably influenced by Rimsky-Korsakov who regarded Tchaikovsky as one of his star pupils. Michael Morton-Evans will be exploring the music of Tchaikovsky during November.

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William Cesta and Melody Tsz-ching Chung

Fine Music recordings of local concerts Live and Local – Thursdays, 8pm Our regular Thursday evening broadcasts of concerts recorded by Fine Music engineers at local venues continue during November with four very different concerts. On Thursday 5 November, two rising young pianists are featured in a program recorded at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Forestville. William Cesta plays works by Beethoven, Chopin and Doug Riley, while Melody Tsz-ching Chung plays works by Chopin, Schumann and Julie Kuok. On Thursday 12 November, the Goldner String Quartet plays works by Ligeti, Paul Stanhope and Beethoven, recorded at the City Recital Hall. Thursday 19 November takes us to The Concourse at Chatswood for a concert by New South Wales Doctors’ Orchestra. Works played are by Dvorák, Janácek, Smetana and the orchestra’s conductor, David Banney. The final concert for the month, on Thursday 26 November, took Fine Music’s engineers to the Utzon Room at the Sydney Opera House for a concert by the Australian Haydn Ensemble. Works played included those by Haydn, Graf, Boccherini, Wendling, Beethoven and Mozart. Grétry Double Bill 4 November, 8pm André Ernest Modeste Grétry was born in Liège in 1741, his father being a poor musician. Altogether he composed some 50 operas. One of his acknowledged masterpieces, Richard Coeur-de-lion, was first produced in 1784 and is the second of the opera double bill being broadcast on Wednesday 4 November. The first offering of the evening will be L’ámant jaloux, or the jealous lover, a typical comic opera complete with mistaken identities.

Pick of the Hat Mining the Majors – Saturdays, 9.30am Each Saturday, we ask one of Fine Music’s programmers to dip into a hat and draw out the name of a major orchestral work. They are then challenged to prepare a twohour program culminating in that work. In November, the major works chosen are Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto (7th), Dvorák’s New World Symphony (14th), Vincent d’Indy’s Summer Day on the Mountain (21st) and Dvorák’s Cello Concerto (28th). A Korngold film 21 November, 3pm Academy Award-winning composer Erich Korngold was a pioneer in the art of composing film scores, achieving immense success with his score for the 1938 film The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn. In 1940, he wrote the score for Sea Hawk, also starring Errol Flynn, and you will be able to hear the complete score on 21 November.

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13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide Showcases diverse music from cultures around the world, both traditional and modern, featuring musicians from all corners of the globe, including Australia

6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Terry McMullen 9:00 MUSIC FOR SMALL FORCES Prepared by Barrie Brockwell Danzi, F. Wind quintet in G, op 67 no 1 (1824). Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet. BIS CD-532 17 Alkan, C-V. Grand duo concertant in F sharp minor, op 21 (1840). Dong-Suk Kang, vn; Olivier Gardon, pf. Timpani IC 1013 21 Neumann, H. Variations on a theme of Schubert, op 21 (1825). Dieter Klöcker, cl; Sonja Prunnbauer, gui. Dabringhaus Grimm MD&G L 3319 6 Haydn, M. Romance for horn and string quartet in A flat (1795; transcr. M. Haydn from Mozart’s Horn concerto, K447). Nury Guarnaschelli, hn; Signum Quartet. Capriccio C 5059



Kalliwoda, J. Variations and rondo in B flat, op 57. Klaus Thunemann, bn; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Philips 446 096-2 11 Bach, J.C.F. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (c1780). Netherlands Chamber Choir/Uwe Gronostay. Globe GLO 5080 12 Donizetti, G. Il barcaiolo; Amore e morte; La conocchia. Cecilia Bartoli, mezz; James Levine, pf. Decca 455 513-2 9 Pinto, G. Sonata in E flat minor, op 3 no 1 (1801). Riko Fukuda, fp. Olympia OCD 494 19 Archduke Rudolph of Austria. Trio in E flat (1814). Ricardo Morales, cl; Gerald Kagan, vc; Susan Kagan, pf. Koch 3-7339-2-H1 25 Haydn, J. Cello concerto no 1 in C, Hob.VII:1 (c1761-65). Christophe Coin, vc; Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood. L’Oiseau-Lyre 4146152 23 12:00 SYDNEY JAZZ CLUB PRESENTS Speak easy, swing hard with Richard Hughes The Golden Era of jazz, as seen through the knowledge and experience of one of Australia’s leading exponents

Sibelius, J. Suite in E (1885-89). Jaakko Kuusisto, vn; Folke Gräsbeck, pf. BIS CD-1023


Songs (1888): Chorus of the winds; The flower; Ah! listen, Miss Gullenborg; Autumn evening. Jubilate Choir; Gustav Djupsjöbacka, pf; Astrid Riska, cond. BIS CD-998 8 Piano quintet in G minor (1889). Anthony Goldstone, pf; Gabrieli String Quartet. Chandos CHAN 8742 40 Overture in E (1891). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-472 11

10:00 THE CLASSICAL ERA Prepared by Barrie Brockwell Cimarosa, D. Sinfonia, from Maestro di cappella. Scottish CO/Nicholas McGegan. Linn CKD 428

14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Symphonic poem: En saga, op 9 (1892/1901). Royal Concertgebouw O/Kyrill Kondrashin. Radio Nederland RCO 06004 17 Kullervo symphony, op 7 (1891-92). Johanna Rusanen, sop; Esa Ruuttunen, bar; Laulun Ystävät Male Choir; Turku PO/Jorma Panula. Naxos 8.553756 1:13 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Meg Matthews Hymn: For all the saints. Choir of Wells Cathedral; Rupert Gough, org; Malcolm Archer, cond. Hyperion CDP 12101 Hymns: Praise my soul; Be still my soul; Abide with me. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/ Stephen Cleobury. Lloyd Webber, A. Pie Jesu, from Requiem. Sara Macliver, sop; Jane Sheldon, sop; Cantillation; David Drury, org; Brett Weymark, cond. 16 ABC Classics 980 103-3 (2 above) Hawes, W. Psalm no 45: My heart is inditing. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Francis Grier, org; Philip Ledger, cond. EMI 7243 5 85641 5 Handel, G. Psalm no 45: My heart is inditing. Choir of Westminster Abbey; English Concert/ Simon Preston. Archiv 410 030-2 12 Weber, C.M. Sanctus; Benedictus; Agnes Dei, from Mass no 2 in G, op 76, Jubelmesse (181819). Elizabeth Speiser, sop; Helen Watts, cont; Kurt Equiluz, ten; Siegmund Nimsgern, bass; Stuttgart Hymnuss-Chorknaben; Instrumental Ensemble/Gerhard Wilhelm. EMI CDC747679-2 9 Sibelius, J. Hymn in praise of the Lord. Kuusisto, T. Finnish prayer.


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18:00 SUNDAY EVENING ENSEMBLE Prepared by Stephen Matthews Joplin, S. Overture: Treemonisha (1975). Original cast, Ch & O. DG 477 5590 8 Mozart, W. Sonata no 18 in D, K576 (1789). Mitsuko Uchida, pf. Philips 468 356-2 15 Haydn, J. Lyra concerto no 1. Haydn Sinfonietta, Wien/Manfred Huss. BIS 17986/98 12 Haydn, M. Trumpet concerto in C (1763). Franz Landlinger, tpt; Salzburger Hofmusik/Wolfgang Brunner. cpo 777 538-2 9 Berlioz, H. D’amour l’ardente flamme, from The damnation of Faust, op 24 (1845-46). DG B0017522-02 9 19:00 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Stephen Matthews Haydn, J. Overture to L’isola disabitata, Hob. XXVIII:9 (1779). Haydn Sinfonietta Wien/ Manfred Huss. BIS CD-1818 7 Zelenka, J. Trio sonata no 3 in B flat. Heinz Holliger, ob; Klaus Thunemann, bn; Saschko Gawriloff, vn; Lucio Buccarella, db; Christiane Jaccottet, hpd. Brilliant Classics 93785/4 16 Haydn, M. Symphony no 3. Slovak Chamber O/Bohdan Warchal. cpo 999 591-2 24 Mendelssohn, F. Symphony no 5 in D minor, op 107, Reformation (1832). London SO/Abbado. DG 471 467-2 31 20:30 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Rex Burgess Chausson, E. Concert in D for violin, piano and string quartet, op 21 (1889-91). Salvatore Accardo, vn; Ida Levin, vn; Margaret Batjer, vn; Toby Hoffman, va; Peter Wiley, vc; Bruno Canino, pf. Dynamic CDS 44 42 Ireland, J. Clarinet sextet (1898). Peter Nichols, cl; Miles Hewitt, hn; Holywell Ensemble. ASV DCA 1016 30 Enescu, G. String octet in C, op 7 (1900). Voces Quartet; Euterpe String Quartet. Marco Polo 8.223147 41 22:30 NEW HORIZONS Into endless time Prepared by Phil Vendy Miskinis, V. Time is endless (2007). Royal Holloway Choir/Rupert Gough. Hyperion CDA67818 7 Koshkin, N. Megaron concerto (2005). Elena Papandreou, gui; Singapore SO/Lan Shui. BIS CD-1846 38 Eliasson, A. Sinfonia for strings (2003). Strings of Swedish RSO/Johannes Gustavsson. cpo 777 334-2 38 November 2015

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14:00 FROM THE USA Prepared by Paul Hopwood

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with James Hunter

Beach, A. Piano quintet in F sharp, op 67 (1907) Martin Roscoe, pf; Endellion Quartet. ASV DCA 932 27

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC A year in retrospect Prepared by Brian Drummond

Bernstein, L. On the waterfront, symphonic suite (1954). New York PO/Leonard Bernstein. CBS MYK 44773 20

Ravel, M. Rapsodie espagnole (1907). Detroit SO/Paul Paray. Mercury 478 5092 15 Bridge, F. An Irish melody (1908). English String O/William Boughton. Nimbus NI 5366 8 Sibelius, J. Swanwhite, op 54 (1908). Bournemouth SO/Paavo Berglund. EMI 5 69773 2


Albéniz, I. Jerez, from Iberia, bk 4 (1908). JeanFrançois Heisser, pf. Erato 4509-94807-2 9 Elgar, E. The wand of youth, suite no 2, op 1b (1908). Ulster O/Bryden Thomson. Chandos CHAN 8318 18

Joplin, S. Piano rags (1916). Scott Joplin, player pf. Foné 90 F 16 17

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Balakirev, M. Symphony no 2 in D minor (1900-08). Philharmonia O/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Hyperion CDA66586 37 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan Featuring bands of the 1930s swing era and the dance bands of the 1920s taken from radio broadcasts, transcriptions and recording sessions 13:00 BEETHOVEN AND FRIENDS Prepared by Emyr Evans

Stravinsky, I. Scherzo fantastique, op 3 (1908). Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Naxos 8.571224 13

Beethoven, L. Piano sonata no 32 in C minor, op 111 (1822). Stephen Hough, pf. Hyperion CDA67686 25

10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Frank Morrison

Schubert, F. Abendlied für die Entfernte, D856 (1825). Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten; Graham Johnson, pf. Hyperion CDJ 33006

Holst, G. Ballet music from The golden goose, op 45 no 1 (1926). English CO/Imogen Holst. Lyrita SRCD 223 15 Bruch, M. Scottish fantasy, op 46 (1880). Nicola Benedetti, vn; BBC Scottish SO/Rory Macdonald. Decca 478 6690 31


Mendelssohn, F. Piano concerto no 1 in G minor, op 25 (1831). Murray Perahia, pf; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. CBS MK 42401 20

Gershwin, G. An American in Paris (1928). James Thomson, tpt; Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit. Decca 425 111-2 19 Copland, A. Appalachian spring (1938). Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Delos DE 3154 24 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Brett 19:00 JAZZ NICE ‘N EASY with Ken Weatherley 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling and Peter Nelson

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15:00 RUSSIAN CELLO Prepared by Emyr Evans


Kabalevsky, D. Cello concerto no 2 in C, op 77 (1964). Steven Isserlis, vc; London PO/ Andrew Litton. Virgin VC 7 90811-2 27

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Julie Simonds 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Maxim Vengerov Prepared by Di Cox Saint-Saëns, C. Introduction and rondo capriccioso, op 28 (1863). Israel PO/Zubin Mehta. Teldec 9031-73266-2 9 Tchaikovsky, P. Souvenir of a beloved place, op 42 (1878; arr. Parhamovsky). Vag Papian, pf; Virtuosi. EMI 5 57164 2 18 Ravel, M. Tzigane, concert rhapsody (1924). Philharmonia O/Antonio Pappano. EMI 5 57593 2 10 Brahms, J. Violin sonata no 3 in D minor, op 108 (1886-88). Daniel Barenboim, pf. Teldec 0630-17144-2 22

Saint-Saëns, C. Prayer for cello and piano in G, op 158 (1874). Gautier Capuçon, vc; Frank Braley, pf. EMI/Virgin 5 45602 2 5 Rafael Kubelik. Image - Siegfried Lauterwasser.

Albéniz, I. Iberia, bk 2 (1906). Miguel Baselga, pf. BIS CD-1043 21 Anon Propiñan de Melyor, from El Cancionero de la Colombina. Hesperion XX/Jordi Savall. Astrée E 8763 1 Schumann, R. Piano sonata no 2 in G minor, op 22 (1838). Angela Hewitt, pf. Hyperion CDA67780 20 14:00 OPERA IN CONCERT Prepared by Giovanna Grech

Glazunov, A. Violin concerto in A minor, op 82 (1904). Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado. Teldec 4509-90881-2 20

Verdi, G. Overture to The force of destiny (1862). NPO/Riccardo Chailly. Decca 410 141-2 8

Maxim Vengerov, vn (all above)

Donizetti, G. I must leave, from Lucrezia Borgia (1833). Alfredo Kraus, ten; Welsh National Opera O/Carlo Rizzi. Philips 442 785-2

10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Elaine Siversen Zelenka, J. Capriccio no 1 in D (1729). Camerata Bern. Archiv 469 842-2 15 Benda, F. Flute concerto in G. Neil McLaren, fl; Cambridge Baroque Camerata. Amon Ra SAR 52 19 Dvorák, A. Symphony no 1 in C minor, The bells of Zlonice (1865). Berlin PO/Rafael Kubelik. DG 469 550-2 48 12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes An eclectic blending of agreeable rhythm and melody from the New Orleans jazz roots through to recent decades, including many Australian bands 13:00 SCARLATTI AND OTHER KEYBOARDS Prepared by Emyr Evans Scarlatti, D. Sonata in C minor, Kk115. András Schiff, pf. Decca 421 422-2 7


Bellini, V. Eccomi. Oh! quante volte, from I Capuleti e i Montecchi (1830). Angela Gheorghiu, sop; Turin Regio Theatre Ch & O/ John Mauceri. Decca 452 417-2 9

Myaskovsky, N. Sonata no 1 for cello and piano, op 12. Truls Mørk, vc; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pf. Virgin 5 45119 2 20 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Andrew Dziedzic 19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps Smooth small group jazz from the 50s on, and with a visit from Miles Davis each week 20:00 RECENT RELEASES with Michael Field 22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Emyr Evans Martinu, B. Sonata no 1 (1939). Steven Isserlis, vc; Peter Evans, pf. Helios CDH55185 17 Lambert, C. Aubade héroïque (1942). English Northern Philharmonia/David Lloyd-Jones. Hyperion CDA66565 8

Rossini, G. Cessa di più resistere, from The barber of Seville (1816). Juan Diego Flórez, ten; Milan Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Ch & O/ Riccardo Chailly. Decca 470 024-2 8

Holst, G. A choral fantasia, op 51 (1930). Patricia Rozario, sop; Joyful Company of Singers; City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9437


Mozart, W. L’amerò, sarò costante, from Il re pastore, K208 (1775). Yvonne Kenny, sop; Australian CO/Richard Tognetti. Sony SK 66282 6

Piston, W. Piano quintet (1949). Leonard Hokanson, pf; Portland String Quartet. Northeastern NR 232


Verdi, G. Prelude to act II of La traviata (1853). State of Mexico SO/Enrique Bátiz. ASV DCA 856 4

Bax, A. A legend, symphonic poem (1944). Lydia Mordkovitch, vn; London PO/Bryden Thomson. Chandos CHAN 9003 15

Giordano, U. Vicino a te, from Andrea Chénier (1895). Eva-Maria Westbroek, sop; Jonas Kaufmann, ten; Santa Cecilia National Academy O/Antonio Pappano. Decca 478 2258 7

Finzi, G. Clarinet concerto, op 31 (1948-49). Michael Collins, cl; City of London Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox. Virgin VC 7 90718-2 28 November 2015

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Wednesday 4 November 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Four movements for string quartet (1865). JIstván Tóth, db; members of New Haydn Quartet, Budapest. Naxos 8.550848

3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti

Song without words, op 2. Roger Woodward, pf. Artworks AW 001 3

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Music of the 18th century Prepared by Rex Burgess Benda, G. Harpsichord concerto in C (1779). Josef Hála, hpd; Antonin Novák, vn; Vojtech Jouza, vn; Karel Spelina, va; Frantisek Sláma, vc; Frantisek Posta, db. Supraphon 11 1001-2 15 Zelenka, J. Sinfonia in A minor (1723). Camerata Bern. Archiv 469 842-2


Stamitz, J. Orchestral trio in C, op 1 no 1 (175455). New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong. Naxos 8.553213 17 Vanhal, J. Violin concerto in G (bef. 1772). Takako Nishizaki, vn; Cologne CO/Helmut Müller- Brühl. Naxos 8.557815 27 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Salieri, A. Overture to Les Danaïdes (1784). Czecho-Slovak RSO/Michael Dittrich. Naxos 8.554838 6 Chopin, F. Piano concerto no 1 in E minor, op 11 (1830). Idil Biret, pf; Czecho-Slovak State PO/ Robert Stankovsky. Naxos 8.550368 43 Bizet, G. Roma symphony (1860-68). Melbourne SO/John Lanchbery. ABC 456 669-2


12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale Jazz of many colours, some old, some new and all designed to inform and stimulate the senses 13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI 14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans Each week we meet one of the world’s great musicians, singers, composers or conductors, along with up-and-comers and some of the men and women who influence the arts landscape. The program goes live to air so you never quite know what’s going to happen. 15:00 TCHAIKOVSKY EXPLORED Part I Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Tchaikovsky, P. String quartet in B flat (1865). New Haydn Quartet, Budapest. Naxos 8.550848 13 Scherzo in F minor, op 2 no 2; Song without words in F, op 2 no 3 (1865). Michael Ponti, pf. Vox/Record Society S/6529-30-31 6 26


Overture to The storm, op 76 (1864). Detroit SO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 9587 13 Overture in F. Russian NO/Mikhail Pletnev. Newt On 8802037 11 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Tom Forrester-Paton 19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell The stars of American jazz from bebop on, mainly small group low temperature jazz 20:00 AT THE OPERA Prepared by Elaine Siversen Grétry, A-E-M. Lámant jaloux. Comic opera in three acts. Libretto by Thomas d’Hele. First performed Paris, 1778. LOPEZ: Jules Bastin, bass LEONORE: Mady Mesplé, sop DON ALONZE: Bruce Brewer, ten ISABELLE: Danièle Perriers, sop FLORIVAL: Charles Burles, ten JACINTE: Christiane Chateau, sop Belgian RT CO/Edgar Doneux EMI 5 75263 2


Leonore’s husband has died leaving his share in a business to her. Her father, Lopez, also a partner in the business, wishes to prevent his daughter remarrying so he can control the business. He questions her maid Jacinte about a possible suitor, Don Alonze. She says he only visits to accompany his sister, Isabelle. Lopez asks her to tell Isabelle not to visit. Isabelle arrives accompanied by a French officer, Florival, who has rescued her from some ruffians sent by her guardian who wishes to marry her. Florival leaves under the mistaken impression she is Leonore. Alonze has been in favour of the guardian’s claim so when he arrives, Isabelle hides in a closet. He hears a noise and when Leonore forbids him to look assumes that another suitor is hiding there. Lopez arrives and in the ensuing commotion, a veiled Iabelle escapes easing Alonze’s mind about another suitor. Outraged at Alonze’s suspicions, Leonore decides to end their association. Jacinte reports Alonze’s dejection and that he says he must meet Leonore if his life is to be saved. When they meet, she chides him for his suspicions and he promises never to be jealous again. A serenade is heard from outside as Florival sings to çharming Leonore’. Enraged, Alonze rushes to the window, sword in hand. Leonore calls for the singer to flee. Nothing can placate the wrath of Leonore and Alonze. Isabelle and Florival meet in

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the garden and declare their love. Alonze appears and Isabelle flees. Florival thinks he has a rival. Eventually mistaken identity is corrected, jealousy forgiven and all impediments to the marriage of the two couples are resolved. Richard Coeur-de-lion. Opera in three acts. Libretto by Michel-Jean Sedaine. First performed Paris,1784. LP EMI 2C 167-16236/8 1:20 KING RICHARD: Charles Burles, ten. BLONDEL: Michel Trempont, bar WILLIAMS: Jean van Gorp, bass LAURETTE: Mady Mesplé, sop COLETTE/MATHURIN’S WIFE: Monique Bost, sop FLORESTAN: Ludovic de San, bass COUNTESS MARGUERITE: Danièle Perriers, sop IMEP Choirs; Belgian RT CO/ Edgard Doneux. King Richard is imprisoned in a fortress. His troubadour, Blondel, who has been searching for him for a year, arrives in the village disguised as a blind man. The Welsh knight, Williams, who resides nearby, intercepts a love letter from Florestan, Governor of the castle, to his daughter Laurette. Blondel sees the arrival of Marguerite, Countess Flanders and Artois, at the Williams house. She is loved by King Richard who wrote a special tune for her. She hears Blondel playing it on his violin. As dawn breaks, Richard is walking on the castle terrace when he hears the sound of the violin playing the tune he had written for Marguerite. As Blondel sings, Richard joins in. Guards surround Blondel who tells them he has an important message for the Governor. He passes on the message that Laurette will meet Florestan that night. Marguerite asks Blondel about the song. He discards his disguise and she recognizes him as Richard’s troubadour. He reveals that Richard is in the fortress. When Florestan comes to meet Laurette, Marguerite’s knights capture him and storm the castle. During the battle, Blondel fights his way to the King, hands him a sword, and together they fight on to victory. Florestan is pardoned, Richard and Marguerite are reunited, and all give thanks to Blondel. String quartet in G, op 3 no 5 (1761-65). Haydn Quartet. Koch 310 158 H1 10 23:30 INSTRUMENTAL INTERLUDE Prepared by Katy Rogers-Davies Ravel, M. Fountains (1901). Louis Lortie, pf. Chandos CHAN 7004/5 6 Grovlez, G. Romance et scherzo. Susan Milan, fl; Ian Brown, pf. 6 Chandos CHAN 8609 Ibert, J. Pièce romantique (1917). Hae-won Chang, pf. 6 Naxos 8.554720 Debussy, C. Deux arabesques. Zoltán Kocsis, pf. 7 Philips 456 874-2

Thursday 5 November 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Simon Moore 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Composer focus: Manuel de Falla Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Haydn, J. Introduction in D minor to The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour from the Cross, Hob.XX:1 (1787). Haydn Sinfonietta of Vienna/Manfred Huss. Schwann 3-1484-2 5 Falla, M. de Nocturno (1896). Benita Meshulam, pf. Brilliant Classics 9255


Spanish dances nos 1 and 2, from La vida breve (1913). Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque, pf. Philips 438 938-2 7 Spanish pieces for piano (c1906-09). Miguel Baselega, pf. BIS CD-773 16 Romance del pescador, from El amor brujo (1914-15). Joan Martin, treb; Ginesa Ortega, flamenco singer; Joan Cabero, ten; Iñaki Fresán, bar; Lliure Theatre CO/Josep Pons. Harmonia Mundi HMC 905213 2 Ritual fire dance, from El amor brujo (1915). Guitar Trek. ABC 476 3389 4 Night in the gardens of Spain (1909-15). Alicia de Larrocha, pf; Suisse Romande O/Sergiu Comissiona. Decca 417 771-2 24 Final dance, jota, from The three cornered hat (1919). West Australian SO/Jorge Mester. ABC 438 198-2 7 Fantasia bætica (1919). Benita Meshulam, pf. Brilliant Classics 9255 14

12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers Covering the many aspects of jazz from Swing to Mainstream, with the Great American Songbook making regular appearances

20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Rising young pianists Recorded by Greg Ghavalas for FINE MUSIC on 17 May 2015 at Our Lady of Good Counsel church, Forestville

13:00 CELLO IN THE SPOTLIGHT Prepared by Emyr Evans

Beethoven, L. Piano sonata no 21 in C, op 53, Waldstein (1804). 24

Prokofiev, S. Cello sonata, op 133 (1953). Steven Isserlis, vc. Virgin VC 7 90811-2

Chopin, F. Fantaisie in F minor, op 49 (1841). 13 8

Schubert, F. Adagio and rondo concertante in F for piano, violin, viola, cello, D487 (1816). Melos Ensemble. Philips 442 9375 13 Saint-Saëns, C. The swan, from Carnival of the animals, op 43 (1886). Maria Kliegel, vc; Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Jean-François Monnard. Naxos 8.553039 4

Schumann, R. Carnaval, op 9 (1833-35.) Kuok, J. Birthday dada.

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Melody Tsz-ching Chung, pf (3 above) 21:30 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Prepared by Giovanna Grech

Donizetti, G. Al dolce guidami castel natio, from Anna Bolena (1830). Angela Gheorghiu, sop; London SO/Evelino Pidò. EMI 5 57163 2 5

14:00 SIBELIUS CELEBRATION Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Sibelius, J. Incidental music to King Christian II, op 27 (1898). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. DG 447 760-2 24 The origin of fire, op 32 (1902). Tommi Hakala, bar; YL Male Voice Choir; Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä. BIS CD-1906/08 11 Valse triste; Scenes with cranes, from Kuolema, op 44 (1903). Bournemouth SO/Paavo Berglund. EMI 5 69773 2 10 Paavali’s song, from Kuolema (1903). Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar; Australian CO/Richard Tognetti. ABC 476 102-6 3

Suk, J. Fantastické scherzo, op 25 (1903). Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta. Naxos 8.572323

Schubert, F. Symphony no 5 in B flat, D485 (1816). RSO Stuttgart/Roger Norrington. Hänssler 93.288 29

Chopin, F. Étude in F, op 10 no 8 (1829-32). 3

Beethoven, L. Cello sonata no 4 in C, op 102 no 1 (1815). Heinrich Schiff, vc; Till Fellner, pf. Philips 462 601-2 16

Songs, op 37 nos 3 to 5 (1904). Anne Sofie von Otter, mezz; Bengt Forsberg, pf. BIS CD-457 8

Osborne, D. Kelly’s lament. Anthony Field, gui; Raga Dolls Salon O/David Osborne. ABC 476 690-7 11

Wiliam Cesta, pf (3 above)

Verdi, G. Eviva! beviam! beviam! from Ernani (1844). Welsh National Opera Ch & O/Richard Armstrong. EMI 5 66115 2 4

Piano pieces, op 24 nos 1, 2, 5, 9 and 10 (18941903). Erik T Tawaststjerna, pf. BIS CD-169 28

Mozart, W. Clarinet concerto in A, K622 (1791). Jon Manasse, cl; Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907516 29


Villa-Lobos, H. Bachianas brasileiras no 5 (1938-45). Victoria de los Angeles, sop; Eight cellists of French NRO/Heitor Villa- Lobos. EMI CDH 7610152 11

10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans


Riley, D. Postlude XVI.

Incidental music to Pelléas et Mélisande, op 46 (1904/05). Bournemouth SO/Paavo Berglund. EMI 5 69773 2 28 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Debbie Scholem 19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey Contemporary and modern sounds of now in jazz from all corners of the globe

Offenbach, J. Allez pour te livrer combat, from The tales of Hoffmann (1881). Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Metropolitan Opera O/James Levine. DG 445 866-2 4 Mascagni, P. Suzel, buon di, from L’amico Fritz (1891). Nuccia Focile, sop; Luciano Pavarotti, ten; Royal PO/Maurizio Benini. Decca 443 260-2 9 22:00 AFTER WORLD WAR II Prepared by Emyr Evans Górecki, H. String quartet no 1, op 62 Already it is dusk (1988). Kronos Quartet. Nonesuch 7559-79319-2ZK 14 Britten, B. A wedding anthem: Amo ergo sum, op 46 (1949). Janet Coxwell, sop; Philip Salmon, ten; Corydon Singers; Thomas Trotter, org; Matthew Best, cond. Hyperion CDA66126 10 Cage, J. Solo for sliding trombone (1957-58). Christian Lindberg, tb. BIS CD-388 17 Foss, L. Round a common center (c1965). Orson Welles, narr; Elaine Bonazzi, mezz; Yehudi Menuhin, vn; Cantilena Chamber Players. Pro Arte CDD 120 13 Shostakovich, D. Cello concerto no 1 in E flat , op 107 (1956). Mstislav Rostropovich, vc; Mason Jones, hn; Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormandy. CBS MPK 44850 27 Previn, A. Diversions (1999). Vienna PO/André Previn. DG 471 028-2 24 November 2015

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14:00 FROM ROYAL LIVERPOOL Prepared by Chris Blower

3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Janine Burrus

Dvorák, A. Suite in A, op 98b, American (1895). Libor Pesek, cond. Virgin VC 7 90723-2

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Wind combinations Prepared by Jennifer Foong

Tchaikovsky, P. Violin concerto in D, op 35 (1878). Hilary Hahn, vn. DG 477 8777 36

Holst, G. Fugal concerto, op 40 no 2 (1923). Richard Adeney, fl; Peter Graeme, ob; English CO/Imogen Holst. BBC BBCB 8007-2 9

Shostakovich, D. Symphony no 5 in D minor, op 47 (1937). Naxos 8.572167 52

Beethoven, L. Duo in B for clarinet and bassoon, WoO27 no 3. Dieter Klöcker, cl; Karl Otto Hartmann, bn. LP Telefunken 6.42416 10 Rossini, G. Quartet no 4 in B flat (1804; arr. Berr). Michael Thompson Wind Quartet. Naxos 8.554098 11 Mozart, W. Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, K452 (1784). Robert Levin, fp; Academy of Ancient Music Chamber Ensemble. Decca 455 994-2 25 Bellini, V. Paraphrase, from La sonnambula (1831). Alessandro Carbonare, cl; Gilbert Monier, cl, picc; Andrea Dindo, pf; Quatuor Z. Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951722 12 Haydn, M. Concertino in D, from Serenade MH86 (1767). Johannes Hinterholzer, hn; Norbert Salvenmoser, tb; Salzburger Hofmusik/Wolfgang Brunner. cpo 777 538-2 13 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Maddy Tropman Wagner, R. Overture to Tannhäuser (1845). Berlin PO/Wilhelm Furtwängler. DG 479 1148 9 Barber, S. Violin concerto, op 14 (1940). Pacific SO/Keith Clark. Reference RR-45 26 Sarasate, P. de Gipsy airs (1878). London SO/ Piero Gamba. Decca 433 905-2 8 Ruggiero Ricci, vn (2 above) Raff, J. Symphony no 5 in E, op 177, Lenore (1872). Suisse Romande O/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHSA 5135 40 12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell Accessible in-the-hammock jazz to ease you into the weekend 28

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13:00 AN HOUR WITH BRYN TERFEL Prepared by Gael Golla Vaughan Williams, R. The vagabond; The roadside fire; Whither must I wander? from Songs of travel (1904). Malcolm Martineau, pf. DG 445 946-2 10


Vasily Petrenko, cond (2 above) Royal Liverpool PO (3 above) 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Brendan Walsh

Mozart, W. Giovinette che fate all’amore, from Don Giovanni, K527 (1787). Barbara Bonney, sop; Drottningholm Court Theatre Ch & O/Arnold Östman. Decca 460571-2 2

19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron Focus on the current Sydney jazz scene mixed with a range of international jazz stars and a weekly a cappella item

Il core vi dono, bell’idolo mio, from Così fan tutte, K588 (1790). Cecilia Bartoli, mezz; St Cecilia Academy O/Myung-Whun Chung. DG 477 6686 4

20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Robert Small

Walker, W. Amazing grace (arr. Taylor). Martin Taylor, gui. DG 477 6686 3 Brahms, J. Lullaby, op 49 no 4 (1868; arr. Ellis). Nidus Childrens Choir; Hannah Stone, hp. DG 479 1482 4 Sondheim, S. Epiphany, from Sweeney Todd (1979). Anne Sofie von Otter, mezz; Swedish RSO/Paul Daniel. DG 477 8091 3 Trad. The blue stallion; The kingfisher. Alun Llwyd, hp. DG 477 6686 4 Schubert, F. Am Meer; Der Doppelgänger, from Schwanengesang, D957 (1828). Malcolm Martineau, pf. Marquis 8157 2 10 Trad. Passing by; Blow the wind southerly; O waly waly. London Voices; London SO/Barry Wordsworth. DG 477 7471 10 Bryn Terfel, bass-bar (all above)

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Adam, A. Giselle: Ballet in two acts (1841). Tasmanian SO/Nicholas Fraillon. ABC 481 1710 1:38 Schubert, F. Notturno in E flat for piano trio, D897 (c1828). Seraphim Trio. 9 ABC 476 4741 22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Prepared by Robert Small Telemann, G. Overture in D, from Tafelmusik II. Gabriele Cassone, tpt; Ensemble Pian e Forte/Antonio Frigé. Giulia GS 201008 32 Bach, J.S. Motet: Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV229 (1730). Berlin Vocal Consort/Marcus Creed. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902079 9 Monteverdi, C. Ballo delle ingrate. Catherine Bott, sop; Tesser Bonner, sop; Michael George, bass; New London Consort/Philip Pickett. L’Oiseau-Lyre 440 637-2 38 Rebel, J-F. The elements (1737). Akademie für Alte Musik. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902061 28

Saturday 7 November 14:00 VOCAL INTERLUDE Prepared by Maureen Meers

20:00 SEA PICTURES Prepared by Anne Irish

9:00 WHAT’S ON IN MUSIC Our weekly guide to musical events in and around Sydney

Mahler, G. Des Knaben Wunderhorn (1888-91). Jessye Norman, sop; John Shirley-Quirk, bassbar; Royal Concertgebouw O/Bernard Haitink. Philips 454 014-2 51

Mendelssohn, F. Overture: Calm sea and prosperous voyage, op 27 (1828). Vienna PO/ Christoph von Dohnányi. Decca 460 239-2 12

9:30 MINING THE MAJORS Prepared by Elaine Siversen

15:00 ARCADY Prepared by Chris Blower

Arensky, A. Variations on a theme by Tchaikovsky, op 35a (1894). St Petersburg Camerata/Saulius Sondeckis. Sony SMK 58 976

Smetana, B. At the sea, concert study in G sharp minor (1861). Leif Ove Andsnes, pf. EMI 3 41682 2 5

Delibes, L. Sylvia, ballet (1870). Desmond Bradley, vn; NPO/Richard Bonynge. Decca 460 418-2 1:33

Glazunov, A. Fantasy: The sea, op 28 (1889). USSR RSO/Gennady Provatorov. Melodiya MA 3010 15

Monckton, L. The pipes of Pan; Arcady is ever young, from The Arcadians (1909). June Bronhill, sop; John McCarthy, ten; O/Vilem Tausky. EMI 3891632 4

Lange-Müller, P. Songs by the sea, op 54 (1896). Bo Skovhus, bar; Danish NSO/Michael Schonwandt. 7 Chandos 10249

Sousa, J.P. Reverie: I too was born in Arcadia (1895). Razumovsky SO/Keith Brion. Naxos 8.223874 5

Holland, D. Sea murmurs (1981). Dulcie Holland, pf. Jade JADCD 1070

Bantock, G. Pagan symphony, Et ego in Arcadia vixi (1927-28). Royal PO/Vernon Handley. Hyperion CDA66630

Rachmaninov, S. The sea and seagulls, from Five études tableaux (1917; orch. Respighi, 1929). Sydney SO/Vladimir Ashkenazy. 7 Exton EXCL-00018



Grainger, P. Paraphrase on Waltz of the flowers from Tchaikovsky’s The nutcracker. Geoffrey Saba, pf. IMP PCD 858 8 Tchaikovsky, P. Do you not hear the nightingale? (1869; compl. and orch. Taneyev). Suzanne Murphy, sop; Keith Lewis, ten; Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8476 13 Taneyev, S. String quartet no 7 in E flat (1880). Carpe Diem String Quartet. Naxos 8.573010 38 Tchaikovsky, P. Violin concerto in D, op 35 (1878). Vadim Repin, vn; Kirov O/Valery Gergiev. Philips 473 343-2 35 11:30 ON PARADE Music that’s band Prepared by Owen Fisher Westendorf, T. I’ll take you home again, Kathleen. Phillip McCann, tpt; Sellers Engineering Band/Roy Newsome. Chandos CHAN 4521


Sousa, J.P. March: Semper fidelis. Grimethorpe Colliery Band. AMP 87107 3 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Procession of the nobles. Central Band of the Royal Air Force. EMI CDC 7-47885-2 5


17:30 THE VOICES, THE ROLES That’s the tenor; he must be the hero! Prepared by Angela Cockburn Lloyd Webber, A. Music of the night. Graham Bickley, ten. Orbis 5 Handel, G. Where’er you walk, from Semele, HWV58 (1744). Kenneth McKellar, ten; Royal Opera House O/Adrian Boult. Decca 448 902-2 4 Sullivan, A. A wandering minstrel, I, from The Mikado (1885). Thomas Edmonds, ten; Corinthian Singers; Festival Chorale; Adelaide SO/James Christiansen. ABC 480 4510 4

Gershwin, G. Embraceable you. Buy As You View Band/Robert Childs. DOY 215 4

Mozart, W. Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön, from The magic flute, K620 (1791). Fritz Wunderlich, ten; Munich RSO. Orfeo C 445 961 B 4

Godfrey, F. Lucy Long. Allentown Band/ Ronald Demkee. AMP 28173A

Bernstein, L. Maria, from West Side story. Plácido Domingo, ten. Sony 88697526902 3


12:00 JAZZ Saturday @ Studio A with Leita Hutchings 13:00 CHINESE MOSAIC + POSTCARDS FROM SHANGHAI Prepared by Paolo Hooke An exploration of the best of Chinese classical, traditional and film music, incorporating material specially provided by Shanghai Radio

Schubert, F. At the end of the day’s work, from Die schöne Müllerin, D795 no 5 (1823). Ian Bostridge, ten; Mitsuko Uchida, pf. EMI 5 57827 2 3 18:00 SOCIETY SPOT Folk Federation of NSW 19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN with Annabelle Drumm


Carr-Boyd, A. Moonbeams kiss the sea (2001). John Martin, pf. Jade JADCD 1106 13 Schubert, F. By the sea, D957 no 12, from Schwanengesang (1828). Dietrich FischerDieskau, bar; Alfred Brendel, pf. Philips 411 051-2


MacDowell, E. Sea pieces, op 55 (1898). James Barbagallo, pf. Marco Polo 8.223631 15 Elgar, E. Sea pictures, op 37 (1897-99). Janet Baker, mezz; London SO/John Barbirolli. EMI CDC 7 47329-2 24 22:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT HOME Prepared by Rex Burgess Respighi, O. The birds (1927). Australian CO/ Christopher Lyndon-Gee. Omega OCD 1007 19 Boccherini, L. Quintet in G, op 45 no 1 (1797). Sarah Francis, ob; Allegri String Quartet. Decca 433 173-2 10 Mozart, W. Double concerto in C, K299 (1778). Jane Rutter, fl; Louise Johnson, hp; Sydney Bach O/Richard Bonynge. ABC 476 647-5 29 Vivaldi, A. Concerto in E minor, RV277, Il favorito. I Solisti delle Settimane Musicali Internazionali di Napoli/Salvatore Accardo. EMI CDC 7 49320 2 17 Delius, F. Florida Suite (1887). English SO/ William Boughton. Nimbus NI 5450/3 37 November 2015

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14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Prepared by Madilina Tresca

6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Robert Small 9:00 MUSIC FOR SMALL FORCES Stamitz, C. Quartet E flat for oboe, violin, viola and cello, op 8 no 4. Salzburg Soloists. Masters of the Millenium MM 2081 12 Paganini, N. Sonata no 1 in A. Gianfranco Iannetta, vn; Gianni Landroni, gui. Tactus TC 781601 Beethoven, L. Piano trio no 9 in E flat, WoO38 (c1791). Stuttgart Piano Trio. Naxos 8.550947 Handel, G. Amadigi: dite destero. Kamil Rosko, tpt; Vladimir Ruso, org. Donau DCD-8104

Sibelius, J. Spring song (1895 version). Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä. BIS CD-1445 9 Menuetto (1894). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-372 6


Four legends of the Kalevala, op 22, Lemminkäinen suite (1896). Royal Stockholm PO/Paavo Järvi. Virgin 5 45213 2 49


The rapids-rider’s brides, op 33 (1897). Jorma Hynnenen, bar; Gothenburg SO/Jorma Panula. BIS CD-1906/08 9


Haydn, J. Divertimento in B flat, Hob.II:46, St Antoni. Stuttgart Wind Quintet. Zyx Classic CLS 4033 10 10:00 THE CLASSICAL ERA Prepared by Di Cox Beethoven, L. Mödlinger dances, WoO17 (1819). Vienna Mozart Ensemble/Willi Boskovsky. Decca 436 782-2 17 Krommer, F. Clarinet quartet in D, op 82 (c1816). Dieter Klöcker, cl; Consortium Classicum. cpo 999 141-2 20 Ryba, J. Pastorely. Magdalena Kožená, mezz; Capella Regia Musicalis/Robert Hugo. Archiv 477 8365 10

Symphony no 1 in E minor, op 39 (1899). Melbourne SO/José Serebrier. ASV DCA 612


16:00 STRINGS AND WINDS Prepared by Frank Morrison Haydn, J. String quartet in G, Hob.III:66 (1790). Kodály Quartet. Nimbus 8.550674 19 Danzi, F. Quintet in E flat, op 67 no 3. Michael Thompson Wind Quintet. Naxos 8.553570 16 Bruch, M. String quintet in E flat (1918). Kazuki Sawa, va; Henschel Quartett. NEOS Classics 30901 19 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Heather Sykes Various. O pray for the peace of Jerusalem; Psalm no 23; Hail gladdening light; O thou, the central orb. Choir of the Church of the Incarnation, Dallas/Kevin Clarke. Pro Organo 7182 18

Haydn, J. Andante and variations in F minor, Hob.XVII:6 (1793). Sviatoslav Richter, pf. Stradivarius STR 33343 13

Anon. Byzantine canon: From Laura of the caverns of Kiev. Choir of the Benedictine Monks of Chevetogne/Dom Gregoire Bainbridge. Harmonia Mundi HMA 1955 67 11

Vanhal, J. Concerto in F for two bassoons. Umea Sinfonietta/Jukka-Pekka Saraste. BIS CD-288 23

Mendelssohn, F. Psalm no 2: Why do the heathens rage? Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne/ Michel Corboz. FNAC Music 592298 6

Weber, C.M. Symphony no 1 in C (1807). Queensland PO/John Georgiadis. Naxos 8.550928


12:00 SYDNEY JAZZ CLUB PRESENTS Classic jazz and ragtime with John Buchanan The early days of jazz and ragtime as recorded during the first 30 years of the 20th century

13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide 30

Milhaud, D. Three rag caprices, op 78 (1922). 7 Fine Music Tape Archive

Various. Reverend Eli Jenkins’ prayer; Let us break bread together; Roll, Jordan, roll; Battle hymn of the Republic. Choir from the foot of Aran Mountain/Eirian Owen. Sain SCD 2231 16 18:00 THE ART OF RACHEL VALLER Prepared by Stephen Wilson

Danzi, F. Sonata concertante in B flat (c1818). Gabor Reeves, cl. Fine Music Tape Archive 18 Rachel Valler, pf (all above) 19:00 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Judy Ekstein Berlioz, H. Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, op 23 (1836-38). San Diego SO/Yoav Talmi. Naxos 8.550999 11 Bach, C.P.E. Keyboard concerto in D, Wq 43:2 (1772). Andreas Staier, hpd; Freiburg Baroque O/Petra Müllejans. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902083.84 22 Beethoven, L. Symphony no 3 in E flat, op 55, Eroica (1803). CO of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Teldec 2292-46452-2 48 20:30 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Judy Ekstein Mozart, W. Oboe quartet in F, K370 (1781). Max Artved, ob; Elise Båtnes, vn; Tue Lautrup, va; Lars Holm Johansen, vc. Naxos 8.557361 18 Boccherini, L. Guitar quintet no 9 in C, La ritirata di Madrid (1798). Pepe Romero, gui; Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Philips 438 769-2 27 Haydn, J. String quartet in E flat, Hob.III:31 (1772). Quatuor Mosaïques. Astrée E 8784 27 Beethoven, L. Trio in B flat, op 97, Archduke (1810-11). Macquarie Trio. ABC 446 626-2 40 22:30 NEW HORIZONS Prepared by James Nightingale Broadstock, B. Timeless (2002). Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner. ABC 476 804-1 11 Lim, L. Weaver of fictions (2007). Genevieve Lacey, rec. ABC 476 6439 4 Hsieh, A. Icy disintegration (2010). Arcko Symphonic Ensemble/Timothy Phillips. Crackbellrecords


Gyger, E. Out of obscurity (2011). Zubin Kanga, pf. Move MD 3391 11

Mozart, W. Fantasia in C minor, K475 (1785). Fine Music Tape Archive 13

Neal, K. Particle zoo II (2010/13). Arcko Symphonic Ensemble/Timothy Phillips. Crackbellrecords

Schubert, F. Rondo in B minor, D895 (1826). Donald Hazelwood, vn. LP MBS 10 16

Dean, B. Viola concerto (2005). Brett Dean, va; Sydney SO/Simone Young. SSO 200702 26

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Monday 9 November 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Derek Parker Borodin, A. Overture to Prince Igor (1890; compl. and orch. Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazunov). London SO/Georg Solti. Decca 478 3156-67 11 Berlioz, H. Harold in Italy, op 16 (1834). Nobuko Imai, va; London SO/Colin Davis. Philips 442 290-2 42 Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 2 in C minor, op 17, Little Russian (1872/78). USSR RSO/Vladimir Fedosyeyev. Olympia OCD 153 35

Sir Colin Davis


12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Robert Small

13:00 ROMEO AND JULIET Prepared by Gael Golla

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC A year in retrospect Prepared by Derek Parker Elgar, E. Overture: Froissart, op 19 (1890). New Zealand SO/James Judd. Naxos 8.557577 14 Debussy, C. Ballade (1890-1903). Walter Gieseking, pf. EMI 5 65855 2


Borodin, A. Polovtsian dances, from Prince Igor (1890; compl. and orch. Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazunov). London SO & Ch/Georg Solti. Decca 478 3156-67 14 Mascagni, P. Ave Maria, from Cavalleria rusticana (1890; arr Chichon). DG 479 2071


Satie, E. Three gnossiennes, nos 1 to 3 (189093). Peter Waters, pf. Tall Poppies TP108 12 Berlioz, H. Night of intoxication and infinite ecstasy, from The Trojans (1890). François Pollet, sop; Gary Lakes, ten; Montréal SO/ Charles Dutoit. ABC 480 6412 8 Wolf, H. Selig ihr Blinden (1890). Tom Krause, bar; Irwin Gage, pf. Globe GLO 2-5008 2 Tchaikovsky, P. Ballet suite: The sleeping beauty, op 66 (1890). Royal PO/Charles Mackerras. Telarc 80151 25

Berlioz, H. Love scene, from Romeo and Juliet, op 17 (1839). Polish State PO/Kenneth Jean. Naxos 8.550231 16 Gounod, C. Va! je t’ai pardonné ... nuît d’hyménée, from Romeo and Juliet (1867). Roberto Alagna, ten; Metropolitan Opera Ch & O/Placido Domingo. 11 Dieu! quel frisson ... amour ranime mon courage. Metropolitan Opera Ch & O/Asher Fisch. 6 Anna Netrebko, sop (2 above) DG 477 9903 Delius, F. The walk to the Paradise Garden, from A village Romeo and Juliet (1907). Welsh National Opera O/Charles Mackerras. Argo 430 202-2 10 Prokofiev, S. The Montagues and the Capulets; Dance; The death of Tybalt, from Romeo and Juliet, op 64 (1935-36; arr. Kreines). Chicago SO Brass/Dale Clevenger. CSO-Resound CSOR 901 1101 12 Bernstein, L. I feel pretty; One hand, one heart, from West Side story (1957; arr. Cheesman). Kiri Te Kanawa, sop; Cheesman Singers; O/Oswald Cheesman. Decca 430 325-2 5 Tchaikovsky, P. Fantasy overture: Romeo and Juliet (1880). SO of Russia/Veronika Dudarova. Olympia OCD 512 A&B 21

Vladimir Fedosyeyev

14:30 THE ART OF THE BASSOON Prepared by Sheila Catzel Vivaldi, A. Double concerto in G for oboe and bassoon, RV545. Heinz Holliger, ob; Klaus Thunemann, bn; I Musici. Philips 411 480-2 10 Mozart, W. Bassoon concerto in B flat, K191 (1774). Valery Popov, bn; Russian State SO/ Valery Polyansky. Chandos CHAN 9656 19 Vivaldi, A. Bassoon concerto in B flat, RV504. John Miller, bn; St Mary’s Chamber Players/ Neville Marriner. Pro Arte CDD 273 12 Bax, A. Threnody and scherzo (1936). Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Chandos CHAN 9602 15 Danzi, F. Bassoon quartet in D minor, op 40 no 2 (pub. c1814). Robert Thompson, bn; Roger Coull, vn; David Curtis, va; John Todd, vc. CRD 3503 24 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Michael Field 19:00 JAZZ NICE ‘N EASY with Ken Weatherley 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling and Peter Nelson

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Tuesday 10 November Haydn, J. Symphony in C, Hob.I:7, Afternoon (1761). Prague CO/Bernhard Klee. DG 469 551-2 23 Herz, H. Piano concerto in D minor, op 87 no 3. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir. Hyperion CDA67537 30 12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes 13:00 PIANO PLUS Prepared by Jan Brown Howard Shelley

Chopin, F. Sonata in B flat minor, op 35 (1839). DG 477 9519 22


Cello sonata in G minor, op 65 (1847). Jacqueline du Pré, vc. EMI CZS 5 68132 2

3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Julie Simonds

Piano concerto no 2 in F minor, op 21 (1830) Staatskapelle Berlin/Andris Nelsons. DG 477 9520 32

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Gidon Kremer Prepared by Andari Anggamulia Mozart, W. Violin concerto no 4 in D, K218 (1775). Kremerata Baltica. Nonesuch 512789-2 21 Pärt, A. Spiegel im spiegel (1997). Noako Yoshino, hp. Decca 4806386 Schnittke, A. A Paganini (1983). DG 445 520-2

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Mahler, G. Quartet in A minor (1876). Veronika Hagen, va; Clemens Hagen, vc. DG 477 8825 11 Schubert, F. Sonata in A minor, D385 (1816). DG 437 092-2 25 Oleg Maisenberg, pf (2 above) Gidon Kremer, vn (all above) 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Judy Ekstein Handel, G. Water music, HWV348-50 (c1715/36; arr. Harty). Ulster O/Bryden Thomson. Chandos CHAN 6583 16 Bach, C.P.E. Sinfonia in B minor, Wq182 no 5 (1773). Capella Istropolitana/Christian Benda. Naxos 8.553285 11 32


Riccardo Chailly

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Derek Parker 18:00 SYDNEY SYMPHONY 2015 Produced by Andrew Bukenya

Daniel Barenboim, pf (all above)

What’s on in concerts during the next month

14:30 PRACTISING COMPOSERS Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend

19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps

Bernstein, L. Overture to Candide (1956/88). New York PO/Leonard Bernstein. CBS MYK 44773 4

20:00 RECENT RELEASES with Charles Barton

Strauss, J. II Herr Kavalier, ich grüsse Sie genug, damit genug, from Die Fledermaus (1874). Lotte Lehman, sop; Grete MerremNikisch, sop; Karin Branzell, cont; Richard Tauber, ten; Waldemar Stägemann, bar; Berlin State Opera Ch & O/Frieder Weissmann. BBC BBS 716 8 Chopin, F. Polonaise in F sharp minor, op 44 (1840-41). Alfred Brendel, pf. Philips 456 733-2 11 Paganini, N. Variations on Rossini’s Non più mesta accanto al fuoco, from Cinderella, op 12 (1819). Salvatore Accardo, vn; London PO/ Charles Dutoit. DG 423 717-2 12 Liszt, F. Oh, quand je dors (1842). Felicity Lott, sop; Graham Johnson, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901138 5 Rachmaninov, S. Piano concerto no 3 in D minor, op 30 (1909). Martha Argerich, pf; Berlin RSO/Riccardo Chailly. Philips 464 732-2 41

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22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Brian Drummond Rubbra, E. Sinfonia concertante, op 38 (193436). BBC Welsh NO/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9538 32 Benjamin, A. Sonatina (1924). Jane Peters, vn; Rachel Valler, pf. MBS 27 17 Stravinsky, I. Le chant du rossignol (1917). Berlin RSO/Lorin Maazel. DG 449 769-2 23 Saint-Saëns, C. Morceau de concert, op 154 (1918). Vanessa McKeand, hp; English CO/ Edmon Colomer. Virgin VC 7 90721-2 13 Honegger, A. Pacific 231, from Three symphonic movements (1924). Bavarian RSO/ Charles Dutoit. 6 Erato 2292-45242-2 Schoenberg, A. Suite for piano, op 25. Glenn Gould, pf. CBS MPK 45558 17

Wednesday 11 November 20:00 AT THE OPERA Prepared by Michael Tesoriero Catalani, A. La Wally. Opera in four acts. Libretto by Luigi Illica. First performed Milan, 1892. WALLY: Renata Tebaldi, sop STROMMINGER: Justino Diaz, bass-bar HAGENBACH: Mario del Monaco, ten VINCENZO: Piero Cappuccilli, bar Turin Lyric Ch; NO of Monte Carlo Opera/ Fausto Cleva. Decca 425 417-2 2:06 Mario del Monaco

0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Music of the 18th century Prepared by Frank Morrison Martini, G. Flute concerto in G (1752). Symphonia Perusina/Mario Ancillotti, fl & dir. Nuova Era 7026 16 Corelli, A. Concerto in D, op 6 no 4 (1714). Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman. Hyperion CDA66741/2 10 Geminiani, F. Sonata in C, op 5 no 3 (pub. 1746). Heinrich Schiff, vc; Jaap ter Linden, vc; Ton Koopman, hpd. Philips 434 124-2 10

Lalo, E. Symphonie espagnole, op 21 (1873). Howard Zhang, vn; Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Takuo Yuasa. Naxos 8.555093 32 Ravel, M. Rhapsodie espagnole (1907). Detroit SO/Paul Paray. Mercury 475 6268 15 Bizet, G. Carmen: Suite no 2. Mexico PO/ Enrique Bátiz. Brilliant Classics 94404 22 12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale

22:30 COMPOSERS AT WAR Prepared by Stephen Wilson

13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI 14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans

Scheidt, S. Battle suite. Peter Walmsley, tpt; Catherine Walmsley, tpt; Louise Balletti, hn; Justin Kearin, tb; Matthew Walmsley, tuba. Fine Music Tape Archive 9

15:00 TCHAIKOVSKY EXPLORED Part 2 Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans

Bononcini, G. Cantata: Il lamento d’Olimpia (1721). Musica da Camera; Adelaide Baroque Ensemble. Adelaide Baroque AB002 14

Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 1 in G minor, op 13, Winter daydreams, mvt 3 (1866/74). Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Naxos 8.571225 7

Tartini, G. Sonata in G minor, Devil’s Trill. Nicola Benedetti, vn; Catherine Rimer, vc; Thomas Dunford, theorbo; Christian Curnyn, hpd. Decca 476 4342 14

Overture to The Voyevoda (1869). Ukraine NSO/Theodore Kuchar. Naxos 8.554845

Vivaldi, A. Oboe concerto in C, RV447. Theodore Baskin, ob; I Musici de Montréal/ Yuli Turovsky. Chandos CHAN 8651 15 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Maddie Tropman Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Capriccio espagnol, op 34 (1887). London SO/Ataulfo Argenta. Decca 443 580-2 15


Fatum, op 77 (1868). SO of Russia/Veronika Dudarova. Olympia OCD 512 18 Fantasy overture: Romeo and Juliet (1869/79/80). Oslo PO/Mariss Jansons. EMI 5 74113-2 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with James Hunter 19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell

Hagenbach, a soldier, has argued with Wally’s father, who tells her to marry Vincenzo. She refuses as she loves Hagenbach, whom she seeks in a tavern. He accepts a bet to kiss Wally. When she realises she has been used, she asks Vincenzo to kill Hagenbach. Vincenzo pushes him into a ravine. Horrified, Wally rushes to the site and with a rope brings the unconscious body to the surface. Regaining consciousness, he confesses his love. He seeks a safe path down, but his call to her starts an avalanche which kills him. Wally hurls herself after him.


Beethoven, L. Wellington’s victory, op 91 (1813). Naxos 8.570154-55 15 Tchaikovsky, P. Battle of Poltava, from Mazeppa (1881-10). Naxos 8.570154-55


Czecho-Slovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard (2 above) Haydn, J. The battle of the Nile, Hob.XXVb:4 (1800). Anne Monoyios, sop; Four Nations Ensemble/Andrew Appel. ASV GAU 219 11 Liszt, F. Battle of the Huns (1857). CzechoSlovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard. Naxos 8.570154-55 16 Janequin, C. Mass: The battle (pub. 1532). Ensemble Clément Janequin; Ian Willem Jansen, org; Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901536 22 November 2015

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Thursday 12 November Paganini, N. Violin concerto no 1 in D, op 6 (1815). Michael Rabin, vn; Philharmonia O/ Eugene Goossens. EMI 5 72854 2 29 Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 7 in E flat (1882). London PO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 9130 41 12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers 13:00 FROM THE USA Prepared by Paul Hopwood

Steve Reich


MacDowell, E. First modern suite, op 10 (c1881). James Barbagallo, pf. Marco Polo 8.223632

3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Simon Moore 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Composer focus Prepared by Raj Gopalakrishnan Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Sadko: Musical picture, op 5 (1869/92). Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Naxos 8.572787 11 Rondo, from Quintet in B flat for piano and winds. Capricorn. Hyperion CDA66163 8 Sinfonietta in A minor, op 31 (1880-84). USSR Academic SO/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Melodiya MCD 211 25 Piano concerto in C sharp minor, op 30 (1883). Geoffrey Tozer, pf; Bergen PO/Dmitri Kitaienko. Chandos CHAN 9229 13 Cantata: From Homer, op 60 (1901). Elena Mitrakova, sop; Tatiana Fedotova, sop; Svetlana Sizova, mezz; Ch of the Moscow Academy of Choral Art; Moscow SO/Vladimir Ziva. Brilliant Classics 94495 12 Serenade, op 37 (1903). Vyautas Sondeckis, vc; Lithuanian CO/David Geringas. Naxos 8.554381 4 Dubinushka, op 62 (1905-06). USSR SO/ Yevgeny Svetlanov. Melodiya MA 23325 009


10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Anne Irish Larsson, L-E. Pastoral suite (1938). Stockholm SO/Stig Westerberg. Swedish Classics SCD 1051 12 34

Zubin Mehta


20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Goldner String Quartet Recorded by Greg Simmons for FINE MUSIC on 4 May 2015 at City Recital Hall

Paine, J. Larghetto and humoreske, op 32 (1877). Joseph Silverstein, vn; Jules Eskin, vc; Virginia Eskin, pf. Northeastern NR 219 17

Ligeti, G. String quartet no 1, Métamorphoses nocturnes (1953-54). 22

Piston, W. Piano quintet (1949). Leonard Hokanson, pf; Portland String Quartet. Northeastern NR 232

Beethoven, L. String quartet no 15 in A minor, op 132, Heiliger Dankgesang (1825). 47


Reich, S. Six pianos (1973). Steve Chambers, pf; James Preiss, pf; Russ Hartenberger, pf; Bob Becker, pf; Steve Reich, pf; Glen Velez, pf. DG 439 431 24

Stanhope, P. String quartet no 3 (2014).


Goldner String Quartet (all above) 21:40 INTERLUDE

Barber, S. Violin concerto, op 14 (1939-41). Gil Shaham, vn; London SO/André Previn. DG 439 886-2 23

Boccherini, L. Guitar quintet no 7 in E minor. Pepe Romero, gui; Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Decca 478 5669 19

15:00 SELDOM HEARD COMPOSERS Prepared by Frank Morrison

22:00 AFTER WORLD WAR II Prepared by Phil Vendy

Hartmann, E. Symphonic poem: Hakon Jarl, op 40 (1887). Copenhagen PO/Bo Holten. Dacapo 8.226041 21

Williams, J. Excerpts from A new hope, suite from Star wars IV (1977). Cantina Band; Los Angeles PO/Zubin Mehta. Decca 475 7470 30

Joyce, A. Caravan suite (1926). RTE Concert O/ Andrew Penny. Marco Polo 8.223694 11 Alyabyev, A. Piano trio in A minor (pub. 1950). Borodin Trio. Chandos CHAN 8975 20 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Marilyn Schock 19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey

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Copland, A. Suite from The red pony (1948). New Philharmonia O/Aaron Copland. CBS MK 42429 25 Schnittke, A. Trio sonata (1963-67; arr. Bashmet). Stockholm CO/Lev Markiz. BIS CD-537


Lutoslawski, W. Cello concerto (1970). Andrzej Bauer, vc; Polish NRSO/Antoni Wit. Naxos 8.553625 24

Friday 13 November 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Janine Burrus 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Wind combinations Prepared by Chris Blower Pezel, J. Trumpet sonata no 75 (1675). Mats Klingfors, bn; Niklas Eklund, tpt; Marc Ullrich, tpt; Tormod Dalen, vc; Knut Johannessen, org. Naxos 8.553593 8 Mills, R. Fantastic pantomimes (1987). Gerhard Mallon, fl; Anthony Camden, ob; Paul Dean, cl; Neil Crellin, hn; Geoffrey Spiller, tpt; Queensland SO/Richard Mills. ABC 432 251-2 17 Poulenc, F. Sonata (1922). Thierry Caens, tpt; André Cazalet, hn; Michel Becquet, tb. Pierre Verany PV 793041 9 Mozart, L. Serenade in D (1762). Guy Touvron, tpt; Michel Becquet, tb; RIAS-Sinfonietta/Emö Sebestyen. LP Schwann MS 2005 F 47 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Andari Anggamulia Haydn, J. Symphony in G, Hob.I:88 (c1787). Vienna PO/Leonard Bernstein. DG 413 777-2 24 Shostakovich, D. Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings, op 35 (1933). Noel Mewton-Wood, pf; Harry Sevenstern, tpt; Concert Hall SO/Walter Goehr. ABC 461 900-2 21 Ives, C. Symphony no 2 (1896-1902). New York PO/Leonard Bernstein. CBS MK 42407 39 12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell 13:00 RUSSIAN CELLO Prepared by Emyr Evans Rachmaninov, S. Cello sonata in G minor, op 19 (1901). Torleif Thedéen, vc; Roland Pöntinen, pf. BIS CD-386 35 Vocalise, op 34 no 14 (1915). Heinrich Schiff, vc; Elisabeth Leonskaja, pf. Philips 412 732-2 6

Platti, G. Concerto for cello obligato in D. Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951996 12 14:00 COMPOSED IN 1764 Prepared by Francis Frank Philidor, F-A. Overture to The sorcerer (1764). Prague CO/Christian Benda. Naxos 8.557593/94 9 Mozart, W. Sonata in B flat, K10 (1764). Marc Grauwels, fl; Guy Penson, pf. Hyperion CDA66391 10 Pichl, V. Sinfonia in C, Calliope (1764-1803). Toronto CO/Kevin Mallon. Naxos 8557761 14 Schobert, J. Quartet in F minor, op 7 no 2 (1764). Chiara Banchini, vn; Véronique Méjean, vn; Philipp Bosbach, vc; Luciano Sgrizzi, fp. Harmonia Mundi HMC 1901294 13 Mozart, W. Violin sonata in G, K11 (1764). Rachel Podger, vn; Gary Cooper, fp. Channel CCS SA 28109 Haydn, J. Symphony in A, Hob.I:14 (1764). Hanover Band/Roy Goodman. Helios CDH55114



Mitsuko Uchida

22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Prepared by Andrew Dziedzic Bach, J.S. Concerto in G, after Ernst, BWV592a. Skip Sempé, hpd; Olivier Fortin, hpd. Astrée E 8645 7 Concerto for 4 harpsichords and strings in A minor, BWV1065. Kenneth Gilbert, hpd; Lars Ulrik Mortensen, hpd; Nicholas Kraemer, hpd; English Concert/Trevor Pinnock, hpd & dir. Archiv 471 754-2 10 Keyboard concerto in C minor, BWV981. Alexandre Tharaud, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908379.81


Rameau, J-P. Suite from Les Boréades (1764). O of the 18th Century/Frans Brüggen. Philips 420 240-2 33

Fugue in C minor, BWV574 (bef. 1708). Hans Fagius, org. 6 BIS CD-440

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Lloyd Capps

Fugue in B minor on a theme of Corelli, BWV579 (bef. 1710). Saint Paul CO/Christopher Hogwood. 4 Decca 440 376-2

19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron 20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Judy Ekstein Rubinstein, A. Ballet music, from The demon (1875). Minnesota O/Eiji Oue. Reference RR-71 9 Schubert, F. Sonata no 20 in A, D959 (1828). Mitsuko Uchida, pf. Philips 475 6282 42 Rossini, G. A tear. Members of Ex Novo Ensemble. Giulia GS 201001


Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Symphonic suite: Schéhérazade, op 35 (1888). David Nolan, vn; Philharmonia O/Enrique Bátiz. Naxos 8.553246 42

Concerto in G after Duke Johann Ernst, BWV592 (c1714). David Rumsey, org. Davan LCDS 1001


Concerto in A minor, BWV593 (c1714). Skip Sempé, hpd; Olivier Fortin, hpd. Astrée E 8645


Tilge, Höchster, Meine Sünden, BWV1083 (c1741-46). Emma Kirkby, sop; Daniel Taylor, ct; Theatre of Early Music. BIS SACD-1546 37 Vivaldi, A. Keyboard concerto no 3 in C, RV208a (transcr. J.S. Bach). Pierre Bardon, org; Munich Pro Arte O/Kurt Redel. Pierre Verany PV79801 15 Couperin, F. Rondeau in B flat, (arr. J.S. Bach, BWVAnh183). Gustav Leonhardt, hpd. 5 Harmonia Mundi GD 77150 November 2015

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Saturday 14 November 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC with David Garrett 9:00 WHAT’S ON IN MUSIC Our weekly guide to musical events in and around Sydney 9:30 MINING THE MAJORS Prepared by Frank Morrison Biber, H. Serenada: Die Nachtwächter. Simon Grant, bass; New London Consort/Philip Pickett. Decca 458 081-2 11 Myslivecek, J. Overture to Il Demetrio (1773). Orfeo Baroque O/Michi Gaigg. cpo 777 050-2 7


Muczynski, R. Sonata, op 29 (1970). Alex Mitchell, sax; Jeremy Limb, pf. Naxos 8.559241


Copland, A. Quiet city (arr. Hunsberger). Wynton Marsalis, tpt; Phillip Koch, cora; Eastman Wind Ensemble/Donald Hunsberger. CBS MK 44916 11 Menotti, G. What a curse for a woman is a timid man, from The old maid and the thief (1939). Dawn Upshaw, sop; St Luke’s O/David Zinman. Nonesuch 979 187-2 4

Stamitz, C. Sinfonia concertante in D. Isaac Stern, vn; Pinchas Zukerman, va; English CO/Daniel Barenboim. Sony SM2K 66 472 21

Bernstein, L. Prelude, fugue and riffs (1949). Harmen de Boer, cl; Netherlands Wind Ensemble/Richard Dufallo. Chandos CHAN 9210 8

Smetana, B. Piano trio in G minor, op 15 (1855/57). Australian Trio. ABC 476 123-1

14:00 IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD with Maureen Meers Nostalgic music and artists from the 30s, 40s and 50s and occasionally beyond, in a trip down many memory lanes


Dvorák, A. Symphony no 9 in E minor, op 95, From the New World (1893). Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan. EMI CDM 7 64325 2 41

Vincent Lo, finalist in Young Virtuosi Award

20:00 NOW AND THEN Prepared by Chris Blower Arensky, A. Variations on a theme by Tchaikovsky, op 35a (1894). St Petersburg Camerata/Saulius Sondeckis. Sony SMK 58 976


Shostakovich, D. Symphony no 5 in D minor, op 47 (1937). Leningrad PO/Yevgeny Mravinsky. Audiophile Classics APL 101.503 41 21:00 THE DEPARTURE Prepared by Derek Parker Albert, E. de Die Abreise. Edda Moser, sop; Peter Schreier, ten; Hermann Prey, bar; Philharmonia Hungarica/Janos Kulka. EMI 4 64329 2 46

11:30 ON PARADE United States Air Force Band Prepared by Robert Small

15:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI AWARD FINALS with Troy Fil; recorded by Greg Ghavalas Six finalists compete for prizes to the value of $14,500 and a performance with the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Williams, J. Call of the champions (2002). 5


Ewazen, E. Flight, a view from the heavens (2001). 6

18:00 SOCIETY SPOT Organ Music Society of Sydney Prepared by Andrew Grahame

22:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT HOME Prepared by Elaine Siversen

19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Maureen Meers

Saint-Saëns, C. Suite algérienne, op 60 (1880). Swiss Italian O/Francis Travis. Chandos CHAN 9837 20

Bernstein, L. Excerpts from On the town (1944). Nancy Walker, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, voices. Columbia SK 60538 18

Chausson, E. Poème de l’amour et de la mer, op 19 (1882-90). Jessye Norman, sop; Lane Anderson, vc; Monte-Carlo PO/Armin Jordan. Erato 2292 45368-2 27

Cohan, G.M. Excerpts from George M (1968). Joel Grey, voice. Columbia CK 3200 12

Ravel, M. String quartet in F (1902-03). Australian String Quartet. ABC 434 721-2

Coleman, C. Excerpts from Sweet charity (1966). Gwen Verdon, John McMartin, Helen Gallagher, voices. Columbia SK 60960-2 19

Debussy, C. Preludes, bk 1 (1910). Noël Lee, pf. Auvidis V 4440 38

Wilby, P. Dawn flight.


Puckett, J. Asimov’s aviary (2012).


United States Air Force Band/Larry H. Lang (all above) Naxos 8.573405 12:00 JAZZ Saturday @ Studio A with Leita Hutchings 13:00 BERNSTEIN AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES Prepared by Gael Golla Bernstein, L. Seven anniversaries (1943). Thomas Lanners, pf. Centaur CRC 2702 36

Barber, S. Agnus Dei, op 11. Cantillation/ Antony Walker. ABC 476 5054


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Gershwin, G. Lullaby for string orchestra (1919). Indianapolis SO/Raymond Leppard. Decca 458 157-2



Sunday 15 November 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Terry McMullen

Six impromptus, op 5 (1893). Erik T Tawaststjerna, pf. BIS CD-153

Vaughan Williams, R. O taste and see (1952). Miriam Alan, sop; Philip Matthias, org. 1 15 Newcastle Cathedral Festival Ch & O/ Christopher Dearnley (2 above)

9:00 MUSIC FOR SMALL FORCES Prepared by Paul Hopwood

Serenade (1894-95). Tommi Hakala, bar. BIS CD-1906/08

Beethoven, L. Piano trio in E flat, op 1 no 1 (c1794-95). Pinchas Zukerman, vn; Jacqueline du Pré, vc; Daniel Barenboim, pf. EMI CMS 7 63124-2 28

Tone poem: The wood nymph, op 15 (1894). BIS CD-815 10

Chadwick, G. String quartet no 2 in C (1878). Portland String Quartet. Northeastern NR 236 27

Finlandia, op 26 (1899-1900). Laulun Ystavat Male Choir; Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi. BIS CD-314 9

Wesley, S. Exultate Deo.


Wesley, S.S. Exultate Deo.


Malinconia, op 20 (1900). Torleif Thedéen, vc; Folke Gräsbeck, pf. BIS CD-817 12

Choir of Ely Cathedral; Stephen le Prevost, org; Arthur Wills, cond (2 above) Helios CDH 88006

Symphony no 2 in D, op 43 (1901). Pittsburgh SO/Lorin Maazel. Sony SK 53268 47

Gibbons, O. O clap your hands together. Combined Choirs of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester Cathedrals; David Briggs, org; Roy Massey, cond. Griffin GCCD 4023 6

10:00 THE CLASSICAL ERA Prepared by Hannah Jamieson Weber, C.M. Overture to Oberon (1826). Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow. BIS SACD-1760 9 Mozart, W. Sonata no 11 in A, K331 (1781-83). Mitsuko Uchida, pf. Philips 446 238-2 24 Viotti, G. Violin concerto no 23 in G (1792). Mauro Ranieri, vn; Accademia dei Filarmonici/ Aldo Sisillo. Naxos 8.553861 27 Reicha, A. Variations. Jane Gower, bn; Madeleine Easton, vn; Alice Evans, vn; Galina Zinchenko, va; Catherine Jones, vc. Island ARS 38 091 12 Schubert, F. Frülingstraum; Letzte Hoffnung, from Winterreise, D911 (1827). Christa Ludwig, mezz; James Levine, pf. DG 423 366-2 7 Beethoven, L. Symphony no 5 in C minor, op 67 (1807-08). Chicago SO/Carlos Kleiber. Artists FED 013/14 30 12:00 SYDNEY JAZZ CLUB PRESENTS Speak easy, swing hard with Richard Hughes


Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä (2 above)

16:00 DUTCH TREAT Prepared by Chris Blower Hellendaal, P. Concerto grosso in E flat, op 3 no 4 (pub. c1758). Combattimento Consort Amsterdam/Jan Willem de Vriend. NM Classics 92019 13 Reincken, J. Sonata in A minor for two violins, viola da gamba and continuo (pub. 1687). Musica Antiqua Cologne. Archiv 437 089-2 15 Wassenaer, U. Concerto no 3 in A, from Concerti armonici (pub. 1740). Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman. Hyperion CDA66670 9 Croes, H. de Concerto no 6 in B flat for flute and violin. Pol Vanwolleghem, fl; Georges Octors, vn; Belgian RTCO/Edgard Doneux. LP EMI 4C 161-96986/989 16 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Richard Munge

13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide 14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Prepared by Frank Morrison

Hymns: There is a green hill far away; Jesu, lover of my soul; Eternal Father, strong to save. Huddersfield Choral Society; David Bell, org; Owain Hughes, cond. EMI MFP 6059 9

Sibelius, J. Ballet scene (1891). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-472 8

Stanford, C. Villiers Te Deum, from Service in B flat, op 10 (1879). Newcastle Tudor Singers; Newcastle Cathedral Choir. 6

Verdi, G. Pater noster (1880). John Grundy, 6 cond. Sydney Voices (3 above) Chartreuse CRCD 1292

Hymns: When morning gilds the skies; Ye choirs of new Jerusalem. Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral; John Scott, org; Barry Rose, cond. Guild GMCD 7106 6 18:00 PIANO INTERLUDE Prepared by Barrie Brockwell Granados, E. Eight valses poéticos (1887). Benjamin Grosvenor, pf. Decca 478 5334 10 Haydn, J. Sonata no 39 in D, Hob.XVI:24 (c1773). Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, pf. Chandos CHAN 10586


Liszt, F. Études d’exécution transcendante, no 5, Feux follets (1851). Boris Berman, pf. LP Melodiya SLS 5040 4 Chopin, F. Allegretto in A flat, from Trois nouvelles études, op posth no 3 (1839). Nikolai Lugansky, pf. Erato 8573 80228-2 2 Bach, J.S. Toccata in D minor, BWV913. Angela Hewitt, pf. Hyperion CDA 67310 12 Weber, C.M. Invitation to the dance, op 65 (1819). Stephen Hough, pf. Hyperion CDA67686 8 November 2015

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Sunday 15 November


19:00 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Barrie Brockwell Weber, C.M. Overture to Euryanthe (1823). Staatskapelle Dresden/Gustav Kuhn. Brilliant 99935 9 Bruch, M. Violin concerto no 2 in D minor, op 44 (1878). Nai-Yuan Hu, vn; Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Delos DE 3156 25 Dvorák, A. Symphony no 1 in C minor, op 3, The bells of Zlonice (1865). Czech PO/Jirí Belohlávek. Decca 478 6757 45

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with James Hunter 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC A year in retrospect: 1830 Prepared by Madilina Tresca Mendelssohn, F. Overture: The Hebrides, op 26, Fingal’s Cave (1830). Sydney SO/Stuart Challender. ABC 446 279-2 10 Paganini, N. Violin concerto no 5 in A minor (1830; arr. Mompellio). Franco Gulli, vn; O dell’Angelicum/Luciano Rosada. Il Canale DC-U30 32

20:30 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Sheila Catzel

Kalkbrenner, F. Adagio ed allegro di bravura, op 102 (1830). Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley. Hyperion CDA67843 11

Carmichael, J. Piano quartet, Sea changes. Belinda McFarlane, vn; Morgan Goff, va; Matthew Lee, vc; Antony Gray, pf. ABC 476 156-1 19

Sor, F. Six petites pièces, op 42 (1830-31). Marc Teicholz, gui. Naxos 8.553722 16

Turina, J. Violin sonata no 2 in G, op 82, Spanish (1934). Nash Ensemble. Hyperion CDA67889


Strauss, R. Piano trio no 2 in D (1878). Amelia Piano Trio. Naxos 8.570896 26 Mendelssohn, Fanny. String quartet in E flat (1834). Erato Quartet Basel. cpo 999 679-2 20 Glazunov, A. String quintet in A minor, op 39 (1891-92). Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Chandos CHAN 9387 29 22:30 NEW HORIZONS Prepared by Nev Dorrington Vangelis. Film suite: Chariots of fire (1981). Polydor 549095-2 9 Stage play suite: Chariots of fire (2012). Decca 02537 11175


Vangelis, pf, keyboards (2 above) Glass, P. Prophecies, from Koyaanisqatsi (1983). Philip Glass Ensemble. Island 814 042-2 8 Vangelis. Chariots of fire, complete (1981). Vangelis, pf, keyboard. Polydor 549095-2 20 38

Monday 16 November

Chopin, F. Nocturne in E flat, op 9 no 2 (183031). Leopold Godowsky, reproducing pf. Fonè 90 F 08 5 Bellini, V. Eccomi in lieta vesta, from The Capulets and the Montagues (1830). Emma Matthews, sop; Monte Carlo PO/Brad Cohen. DG/ABC 476 3555 5 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Elaine Siversen Rossini, G. Overture to Tancredi (1813). Philharmonia O/Carlo Maria Giulini. EMI 5 62802 2


Mozart, W. Violin concerto no 5 in A, K219, Turkish (1775). English Concert/Andrew Manze, vn & dir. Harmonia Mundi HMU 807385 29 Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 5 in E minor, op 64 (1888). Russian NO/Mikhail Pletnev. DG 479 1429 47 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan 13:00 OCTET Prepared by Phil Vendy Svendsen, J. Octet in A, op 3. Kontra Quartet. BIS CD-753 41 Krommer, F. Partita in B flat for wind octet. Collegium Musicum Prague. LP Supraphon 1111 2973G 13 Glière, R. Octet, op 5. Dornbusch Quartet; Buchberger Quartet. LP Schwann VMS 1046 25 14:00 OPERA IN CONCERT Prepared by Giovanna Grech

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Mascagni, P. O Lola ch’hai di latti, from Cavalleria rusticana (1890). José Carreras, ten; Philharmonia O/Riccardo Muti. EMI CDM 7 639332 8 Halévy, F. Si la rigueur et la vengeance, from La juive (1835). David Parkin, bass; Sinfonia Australis/Andrew Greene. 4 ABC 476 5714 Verdi, G. Toi qui sus le néant des grandeurs de ce monde, from Don Carlos (1867). Katia Ricciarelli, sop; La Scala TO/Claudio Abbado. DG 427 030-2 11 Donizetti, G. Ballet music, from La favorita (1840). London SO/Richard Bonynge. 9 Decca 452 772-2 Tutto e deserto ... Il balen del suo sorriso, from Il trovatore (1853). Louis Quilico, bar; Edmonton SO/Uri Mayer. 5 SM 5000 SMCD 5043 Tchaikovsky, P. Waltz, from Eugene Onegin (1879). Belgrade National Ch & O/Oskar Danon. 8 Belart 450 117-2 Gounod, C. This is the place! Hail, gloomy and silent tomb! from Romeo and Juliet (1867). Roberto Alagna, ten; London PO/Richard Armstrong. 6 EMI 5 554772 15:00 EARLY 20TH CENTURY SPANISH MUSIC Prepared by Gael Golla Guerrero, J. Flor roja, from Los gavilanes (1923); Canción del sembrador, from La rosa del Azafrán (1930). Plácido Domingo, ten; Coro Titular del Teatro Lírico Nacional La Zarzuela; Madrid Rondalla Lirica; Madrid SO/Manuel Moreno-Buendia. 8 EMI CDC 7 49148 2 Albéniz, I. Almeria, from Iberia, bk 2 (1906-08). Aldo Ciccolini, pf. 8 EMI CZS 7 62889 2 Falla, M. de Polo; Nana; Jota, from Seven popular Spanish songs (1914-15). Los Romeros. 6 Philips 412 609-2 Granados, E. The grieving maja (1911). Della Jones, mezz; Malcolm Martineau, pf. 9 Chandos CHAN 9277 Rodrigo, J. Fantasia for a gentleman (1954). Pepe Romero, gui; Augustin Leon Ara, vn; Christine Pendrill, cora; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Philips 438 016-2 21 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Brett 19:00 JAZZ NICE ‘N EASY with Ken Weatherley 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling and Peter Nelson

Tuesday 17 November 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Julie Simonds 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Gerard Willems Prepared by Elaine Siversen Schubert, F. Soirées de Vienne, D427 (1816); Hungarian rhapsody in B minor, D817 (1824). MBS MBS40 11 Borne, F. Fantasie brillante on themes from Bizet’s Carmen. Jane Rutter, fl. ABC 476 647-5 11 Mozart, W. Keyboard trio no 1 in G, K496 (1786). Robert Ingram, vn; Georg Pedersen, vc. Tall Poppies TP070 27 Hahn, R. Landscape (1890); To Cloris (1916). 5 Colborne-Veel, J. A bardic muse dreams of home. 4 Tim DuFore, bar (2 above) Ravel, M. Empress of the pagodas; The fairy garden, from Mother Goose (1908-11) 6 Louise Johnson, hp (2 above) MBS MBS40 (3 above) Beethoven, L. Sonata no 14 in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2, Moonlight (1801). ABC 465 077-2 16

John Varineau

Vladimir Ashkenazy

13:00 VARIATIONS ON THE ERL-KING Prepared by Stephen Wilson

15:00 FEATURING GOLDSCHMIDT Prepared by Francis Frank

Schubert, F. Der Erlkönig, D328 (1815). Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Malcolm Martineau, pf. DG 479 0494 4

Goldschmidt, B. Overture to Comedy of errors (1925). City of Birmingham O. Decca 452 599-2

Erlkönig, D328 (1815; arr. Ernst). Alexander Markov, vn; Dmitriy Cogan, pf. Apex 2564 67430 -0

Rondeau (1995). Chantal Juillet, vn; Berlin RO. Decca 452 599-2 11 6


Berthold Goldschmidt, cond (2 above)

Buechner, M. Erlkönig. Royal Scottish NO/ John Varineau. Nord-Disc Nord 2024 58

Four songs (1933-43). Iris Vermillion, sop; Berthold Goldschmidt, pf. Sony S2K 66 838


Hamelin, M-A. Study no 8 in B flat minor, after Goethe, Erlkönig (2007). Marc-André Hamelin, pf. Hyperion CDA67789 5

Violin concerto. Chantal Juillet, vn; Philharmonia O/Berthold Goldschmidt. Decca 455 586-2


Loewe, C. Erlkönig (1815). Bruce Martin, bassbar; Ron Charles, pf. ABC 476 3439 4

Gerard Willems, pf (all above)

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Andrew Dziedzic 19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps

10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Sheila Catzel

Liszt, F. Erlkönig, S557a, after Schubert (transcr. c1837). Leslie Howard, pf. Hyperion CDS44572

Haydn, J. Symphony in G minor, Hob.I:39 (c1770). Esterházy O/David Blum. Vanguard 08 906 171 18

14:30 FROM THE CLASSICAL PERIOD Prepared by Frank Morrison

22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Rex Burgess

Schumann, R. Violin concerto in D minor (1853). Joshua Bell, vn; Cleveland O/Christoph von Dohnányi. Decca 444 811-2 28

Bach, C.P.E. Trio sonata in D minor, Wq160 (c1756). London Baroque/Charles Medlam. Harmonia Mundi HMA1951511 8

Skryabin, A. Prometheus, the poem of fire, op 60 (1908-10). Love Derwinger, pf; Stockholm Philharmonic Ch & O/Leif Segerstam. BIS CD-534 20

Gál, H. Symphony no 4, op 105, Sinfonia concertante (1974). Diane Clark, fl; Sally Harrop, cl; David Le Page, vn; Christopher Allan, vc; O of the Swan/Kenneth Woods. Avie AV2231 37 12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes


Field, J. Rondo in A flat (1812). Míceál O’Rourke, pf; London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert. Chandos CHAN 9534 7 Cimarosa, D. Overture to Il convito (1782). Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Alessandro Amoretti. Naxos 8.570508 9

20:00 RECENT RELEASES with Robert Small

Rachmaninov, S. Piano trio no 2 in D minor, op 9 (1893/1907). Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, vn; Mats Lidström, vc; Vladimir Ashkenazy, pf. Decca 478 5346 48 Stravinsky, I. Ballet: The firebird (1910). Sydney SO/Edo de Waart. ABC 456 670-2 46 November 2015

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Wednesday 18 November 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Music of the 18th century Prepared by Jennifer Foong Kraus, J.M. Overture to Proserpin (1778). Drottningholm Court TO/Thomas Schuback. Musica Sveciae MSCD 424 7 Besozzi, C. Oboe concerto no 1 in C. Anthony Camden, ob; City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward. Naxos 8.554772 21 Paisible, J. Sett in D minor, from Six setts of Aires (pub. 1720). Musica Barocca. Naxos 8.555045 9 Keiser, R. Liebe sag’, was fängst du an? from Croesus (1710/30). Dorothea Röschmann, sop; Akademie für Alte Musik/René Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908150.52 5 Wassenaer, U. Concerto in E flat for strings, op 9 no 5, from Concerti armonici (pub. 1740). Stuttgart CO/Karl Münchinger. Decca 425 728-2 9 Keller, G. Sonata no 4 in G minor (pub. 1700). Sally Melhuish, rec; Hans-Dieter Michatz, rec; Tim Bloomfield, bass vn; Monika Kornell, hpd. Salut SAL001 5 Wagenseil, G. Cello concerto in C. Györgyi Körösi, vc; Salieri CO/Tamás Pál. Arkadia CDAK 130.1 24 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Field Verdi, G. La peregrina, from Don Carlos (1867). Giovanni Adamo, vn; Bologna Comunale TO/ Riccardo Chailly. Decca 425 108-2 15 Lalo, E. Cello concerto in D minor (1876). Paul Tortelier, vc; City of Birmingham SO/Louis Frémaux. EMI 7 69457 2 27 Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 7 in E flat (1882). London PO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 9130 41 40

12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale 13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI 14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans 15:00 TCHAIKOVSKY EXPLORED Part 3 Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Tchaikovsky, P. Dances from Oprichnik (1874). Royal Opera House O/Colin Davis. Philips 442 8933 6 String quartet no 1 in D, op 11, mvt 2 (1871). Franz Schubert Quartet. Nimbus NI 5380


So soon forgotten (1870). Anna Netrebko, sop; Daniel Barenboim, pf. DG 477 8589 3 Symphony no 2 in C minor, op 17, Little Russian, mvt 3 (1872/79). Seattle SO/Gerard Schwartz. Naxos 8. 571225 5 The black swan, from Swan Lake (1875). Richard Bonynge. cond. Decca 452 772-2 9 Marche slave, op 31 (1876). André Previn, cond. EMI CDM 1 66420 2 9 London SO (2 above) Letter scene, from Eugene Onegin (1879). Renata Tebaldi, sop; O/Georg Solti. Legato LCD 183-1


Polka, from Album for the young, op 39 (1878). Viktoria Postnikova, pf. Erato 4509-91843-2 1 Battle of Poltava, from Mazeppa (1884). Czecho-Slovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard. Naxos 8.570154-55 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Tom Forrester-Paton 19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell

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20:00 AT THE OPERA Prepared by Michael Tesoriero Donizetti, G. Roberto Devereux. Opera in three acts. Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano. First performed Naples, 1837. ELISABETTA: Edita Gruberova, sop SARA: Delores Ziegler, mezz ROBERTO: Don Bernardini, ten Ópera du Rhin Ch, Strasbourg PO/ Friedrich Haider. Nightingale NC07 0563-2 2:29 Roberto Devereux returns, against orders, from a disastrous commission in Ireland. Accused of treason, he is arrested. Elisabetta also suspects him, but not of treason. She suspects that he is unfaithful to her and confides in her friend, Sara, unaware that Sara is her rival. Roberto is sentenced to death and Elisabetta waits anxiously for the ring she had given him for just such an unfortunate occasion. However, as Sara is about to return it on his behalf, she is delayed by her husband. She reaches Elisabetta as the canon shot proclaiming his death is heard. 23:00 FEATURING MARY FINSTERER Prepared by Madilina Tresca Finsterer, M. Kurz (2000). Members of Perihelion. Artworks AW032


Tract. David Pereira, vc. Tall Poppies TP075


Soundtrack from South Solitary (2010). Kate Malone, vn; Fiona Ziegler, vn; Louise Johnson, hp; Genevieve Lang, hp; Mary Finsterer, pf; Sydney Scoring O/Brett Kelly, Christopher Gordon. ABC 476 3955 43

Thursday 19 November 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Simon Moore 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Composer focus Prepared by Andari Anggamulia

Overture to a drama, op 4 (1911). Mineria SO/ Carlos Miguel Prieto. Naxos 8.570791 14


Pierrot song, from Die tote Stadt (1920). Carol Neblett, sop; Rose Wagemann, mezz; René Kollo, ten; Benjamin Luxon, bar; Hermann Prey, bar; Bavarian Radio Ch; Munich RO/Erich Leinsdorf. RCA GD87767 12 Ich ging zu ihm, from Das Wunder der Heliane (1927). Reneé Fleming, sop; Mariinsky TO/ Valery Gergiev. Decca 475 8070 7 Medley from the film, The adventures of Robin Hood (1938). National PO/Charles Gerhardt. RCA GD80912

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm With Sue Jowell

Mendelssohn, F. Symphony no 11 in F (1823). Northern CO/Nicholas Ward. Naxos 8.553163 38

19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey

12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers

Korngold, E. Prelude from Die Schneemann (1908; orch. Zemlinsky 1910). Bruckner O Linz/ Caspar Richter. ASV DCA 1074 2

Violanta: carnival music (1910). BBC PO/ Matthias Bamert. Chandos CHAN 9631

Mozart, W. Ballet music from Idomeneo, K367 (1781). Netherlands CO/David Zinman. Philips 464 940-2 27


Sostenuto, from String quartet no 3 in D, op 34 (1945). Chilingirian Quartet. RCA GD 87889 9 Violin concerto in D, op 35, mvt 3 (1945). Nicola Benedetti, vn; Bournemouth SO/Kiirill Karabits. Decca 478 3529 7 Symphony in F sharp, op 40, mvt 4 (1951-52). BBC PO/Edward Downes. Chandos CHAN 9171 10 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Rossini, G. Overture to Sinfonia di Bologna (1808). Academy of St Martin in the Fields/ Neville Marriner. Philips 473 967-2 6 Kalinnikov, Vasily. The cedar and the palm, symphonic picture (1897-98). Budapest SO/ Antal Jancsovics. Marco Polo 8.223135 13

13:00 MOSTLY TRUMPETS Two centuries apart Prepared by Frank Morrison Bach, J.S. Four chorales for trumpet and organ. Crispian Steele-Perkins, tpt; Leslie Pearson, org. LDR 1006

20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Czech Mate Recorded by Greg Ghavalas for FINE MUSIC on 24 May 2015 at The Concourse, Chatswood Dvorák, A. Cello concerto in B minor, op 104 (1895). David Pereira, vc. 41 Slavonic dance in E minor, op 72 no 2.


Janácek, L Suite for strings, mvt 3 (1877/1936). 2 Banney, D. Czech suite (2015).


Shostakovich, D. Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings, op 35 (1933). William Vacchiano, tpt; André Previn, pf; New York PO/Leonard Bernstein. CBS MPK 44850 22

Smetana, B. The Moldau, from Ma vlast (1874).


Vivaldi, A. Concerto in F for 2 trumpets. Olaf Kalmand, tpt; Otto Schmitz, tpt; Accademia Instrumentalis Claudio Monteverdi/Hans Ludwig Hirsch. Claves 50-602 10

Reicha, A. Two andantes and adagio (1819). Fodor Quintet. Ottavo OTR C69031 18


Riisager, K. Concertino for trumpet and strings, op 29 (1933). Håkan Hardenberger, tpt; Helsingborg SO/Thomas Dausgaard. Dacapo 6.220584 11 14:00 SIBELIUS CELEBRATION Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Sibelius, J. Incidental music to Belshazzar’s feast, op 51 (1906). Lilli Paasikivi, mezz; Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä. BIS CD-735 20 Violin concerto in D minor, op 47 (1903-04). Pekka Kuusisto, vn; Helsinki PO/Leif Segerstam. Ondine ODE 878-2 34 Symphonic fantasy: Pohjola’s daughter, op 49 (1906). Royal Concertgebouw O/Colin Davis. Radio Nederland RCO12004 14 Incidental music to Jedermann, op 83 (1916). Lilli Paasikivi, mezz; Petri Lehto, ten; Sauli Tiilikainen, bar; Lahti Chamber Ch; Leena Saarenpaa, pf; Pauli Pietelainen, org; Lahti SO/ Osmo Vänskä. BIS CD-735 40

NSW Doctors O/David Banney (all above) 21:40 INTERLUDE

Fuchs, R. Andante grazioso and capriccio, op 63 (1900). Cologne CO/Christian Ludwig. Naxos 8.572222 18 22:00 AFTER WORLD WAR II Prepared by Di Cox Bernstein, L. Overture to Candide (1956/88). New York PO/Leonard Bernstein. 4 CBS MYK 44773 Corigliano, J. Oboe concerto (1975). Humbert Lucarelli, ob; American SO/Kazuyoshi Akiyama. RCA GD60395 26 Glass, P. Company (1983). Kronos Quartet. 8 Nonesuch 979 111-2 Castelnuovo-Tedesco, M. Sonatina, op 205 (1965). Gunilla von Bahr, fl; Diego Blanco, gui. BIS CD-60 13 Bernstein, L. Divertimento for orchestra (1980). Israel PO/Leonard Bernstein. DG 415 966-2


Barber, S. From Hermit songs, op 29 (1952-53): nos 5 to 11. Gerard Finley, bar; Julius Drake, pf. Hyperion CDA67528 11 Schuman, W. Symphony no 10 (1976). Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Naxos 8.559255 32 November 2015

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Friday 20 November 13:00 PATRICK THOMAS PRESENTS Mozart’s Requiem


Mozart, W. Mass no 19 in D minor, K626, Requiem (1791). Aleksandra Zamojska, sop; Brigitte Gröger-Lang, cont; Frieder Lang, ten; Martin Cooke, bass-bar; Heribert Metzger, org; Youth Choral Ensemble. Private Recording 48

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Janine Burrus 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Wind combinations Prepared by Elaine Siversen Lazzari, F. Sonata à 6 in D (c1700). Crispian Steele-Perkins, tpt; Alison Balsom, tpt; Parley of Instruments/Peter Holman. Hyperion CDA67359 6 Bruckner, A. Libera me (1854). Corydon Singers; Olga Hegedus, vc; Thomas Martin, db; John Scott, org; English CO Wind Ensemble/ Matthew Best. Hyperion CDA66177 9 Crusell, B. Sinfonia concertante in B flat, op 3 (1808). Anna-Maija Korsimaa-Hursti, cl; László Hara, bn; Ib Lanzky-Otto, hn; Tapiola Sinfonietta/Osmo Vänskä. BIS CD-495 28 Mozart, W. Duet, from The magic flute, K620 (1791). Wolfgang Schulz, fl; Hansjorg Schellenberger, ob. DG 423 611-2


Schickele, P. The musical sacrifice by P.D.Q. Bach, with introduction and closing. Peter Schickele, narr; Susan Palma, fl, picc; Stephen Taylor, ob; Lauren Goldstein, bn; Early Anderson, tb; Gerald Tarack, vn; Michael Willens, contrabass. Telarc 80376 18 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Frank Morrison Meyerbeer, G. Overture to Dinorah (1859) New Zealand SO/Darrell Ang. Naxos 8.573195 13 Bartók, B. Suite no 1 (1905/43). Hungarian National PO/Tibor Ferenc. IMP Classics PCD 1028 36 Mendelssohn, F. Symphony no 5 in D minor, op 107, Reformation (1832). National SO of Ireland/Reinhard Seifried. Naxos 8.550957 33 12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell 42

Ave verum, K618 (1791). EOS 7666


Salzburg Cathedral Choir & O/János Czifra (2 above)

Brahms, J. Clarinet sonata in E flat, op 120 no 2 (1894). Donald Westlake, cl; Geoffrey Parsons, pf. LP RCA VRL1 0341 21

22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Featuring Josquin’s Missa, pange lingua Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Stanford, C. Villiers Irish rhapsody no 5 (1917). Ulster O/Vernon Handley. Chandos CHAN 8545


Liszt, F. Spanish rhapsody (1863). Kathryn Selby, pf. ABC 432 700-2


Alfvén, H. Midsummer vigil, Swedish rhapsody no 1, op 19 (1903). Stockholm PO/ Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-385 14 Glazunov, A. Oriental rhapsody, op 29 (1889). Moscow SO/Igor Golovchin. Naxos 8.553512 27 Dohnányi, E. American rhapsody, op 47 (1953). BBC PO/Matthias Bamert. Chandos CHAN 9647 14 Dvorák, A. Slavonic rhapsody in A flat minor, op 45 no 3 (1878). Janácek PO/Dennis Burkh. Centaur CRC 2121 13 Vaughan Williams, R. Norfolk rhapsody no 1 in E minor (1905-06). New Philharmonia O/ Adrian Boult. EMI CDC 7 47214 2 10 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Brendan Walsh

Loeillet de Gant, J.B. Sonata in G. André Isselée, fl; Christiane Parée, hpd. LP Alpha 139 C 10 Lassus, O. de Penitential psalm no 2: Beati, quorum remissae sunt iniquitates (1584). Collegium Vocale Gent/Philippe Herreweghe. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901831 18 Chaumont, L. Piece for organ on the seventh tone, op 2 no 7 (pub. 1695). Hubert Schoonbroodt, org. LP Musique en Wallonie MW 1-3 15 Rosier, C. Suite for 3 violins (pub. 1679). John Holloway, vn; Stanley Ritchie, vn; Andrew Manze, vn, org; Nigel North, theorbo; Mary Springfels, bass viol; John Toll, hpd. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907091 7 Ciconia, J. Motet and Gloria: Reginia gloriosa. Clemencic Consort/René Clemencic. LP Harmonia Mundi HM 10068 5 Anon. Suite of dances (c 1550; arr. Moderne). Piffaro Renaissance Band. Archiv 447 107-2 6 Gombert, N. Musae jovis, (pub. 1545). Cinquecento Renaissance Vokal. Hyperion CDA67959

19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron


Josquin Desprez. Missa, pange lingua (c1515). Métamorphoses de Paris Ensemble/Maurice Bourbon. Arion ARN 68043 41

20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans

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Wagner, R. Siegfried idyll (1870). Munich PO/ Hans Knappertsbusch. DG 479 1148 19

Rubinstein, A. Symphony no 1 in F, op 40 (1850). Slovak State PO/Robert Stankovsky. Naxos 8.555476 37

14:00 RHAPSODY Prepared by Phil Vendy

Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Suite from Milada (1889-90). Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz. Naxos 8.572787

Auber, D-F-E. Cello concerto no 1 (c1804; orch Gamley). Jascha Silberstein, vc; Suisse Romande O/Richard Bonynge. ABC 475 070-2 16


Saturday 21 November 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT


6:00 SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC with Stephen Wilson

Villa-Lobos, H. Cantilena, from Bachianas brasileiras no 5. Kiri Te Kanawa, sop. Decca 444 995-2 7

9:00 WHAT’S ON IN MUSIC Our weekly guide to musical events in and around Sydney 9:30 MINING THE MAJORS Prepared by Brian Drummond Spohr, L. Symphony no 9 in B minor, op 143, The seasons (1850). Bavarian RSO/Karl Anton Rickenbacher. Orfeo C 094-841 A 31 Prokofiev, S. Winter bonfire, op 122 (1949-50). Paisley Abbey Boy Choristers; Scottish CO/ José Serebrier. ASV DCA 760 18 Raff, J. Concertino in G, op 76, Ode to spring (1857). Jean-François Antonioli, pf; Lausanne CO/Lawrence Foster. Claves 50-8806 15 Delius, F. In a summer garden (1908). Welsh National Opera O/Charles Mackerras. Argo 430 202-2 14 d’Indy, V. Summer day on the mountain, op 61 (1905). Iceland SO/Rumon Gamba. Chandos CHAN 10464 31 11:30 ON PARADE Music that’s band Prepared by Owen Fisher Jenkins, K. Agnus Dei, from The armed man. David Childs, euphonium; Buy As You View Band/Robert Childs. Doyen DOY 195 4 Anderson, L. Clarinet candy. Allentown Band/ Ronald Demkee. AMP 28713B 3 Lloyd Webber, A. With one look. Greater Bendigo Concert Brass. Walsingham 8900128 5 Gould, M. Horseless carriage galop. Allentown Band/Ronald Demkee. AMP 20059 4 Grieg, E. The last spring. Skellerup Woolston Band. Rayjon 20045 8 12:00 JAZZ Saturday @ Studio A with Leita Hutchings 13:00 THE TWO SCHOOLMASTERS Prepared by Derek Parker Mendelssohn, F. The two pedagogues (1821). Krisztina Laki, sop; Gabriel Fuchs, sop; Gunter Wewel, ten; Adolph Dallapozza, ten; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar; Klaus Hirte, bar; Bavarian State Opera Ch & O/Heinz Wallberg. EMI 464331 2 38 Mendelssohn, F. Songs without words, bk 4, op 53 (1841). Daniel Barenboim, pf. DG 453 061-2 16

Schumann, R. Stille Tränen, op 35 no 10 (1840). Peter Schreier, ten; Norman Shetler, pf. Brilliant Classics 99948/3 4 Brahms, J. Alto rhapsody, op 53 (1869). Luba Baricová, cont; Slovak Ch & PO/Hans Swarowsky. Brilliant Classics 2672 382 11 Schubert, F. Nachtgesang im Walde, D913 (1827). Male Radio Ch, Berlin/Gerhard Mayer. Delta 18263 6 Schumann, R. Der schwere Abend, op 90 no 6; Requiem, op 90 no 7 (1850). Mitsuko Shirai, sop; Hartmut Höll, pf. Brilliant Classics 99948/4 7 Bach, J.S. Cantata, BWV137: Lobe den Herren den mächtigen König der Ehren (c1725). Arleen Auger, sop; Ortrun Wenkel, mezz; Peter Schreier, ten; Theo Adam, bass; Thomaner Ch, Leipzig; Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum/Hans-Joachim Rotzsch. edel 0001142 CCC 15 15:00 THE SEA HAWK Prepared by Di Cox Korngold, E. The Sea Hawk, film score (1940). Moscow Symphony Ch & O/William Stromberg. Naxos 8. 570110/11 1:54 Ciurlionis, M. Symphonic poem: The sea (1903-07). Slovak PO/Juozas Domarkas. Marco Polo 8.223323 27 17:30 STAGING MUSIC Processions and parades Prepared by Angela Cockburn Verdi, G. Grand march and ballet music from Aïda (1871). Bologna Comunale TO/Riccardo Chailly. Decca 425 108-2 6 Bizet, G. Entrance of the bullfighters, from Carmen (1875). Ambrosian Singers; boys of George Watson’s College; London SO/Claudio Abbado. DG 419 636-2 3 Sullivan, A. Loudly let the trumpet bray, from Iolanthe (1882). D’Oyly Carte Opera Ch; Royal PO/James Walker. Decca 480 1285 5 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Procession of the nobles, from Mlada (1892). London PO/Adrian Boult. EMI CDM 1 66428 2 5 Wagner, R. Bridal chorus, from Lohengrin (1848). Slovak Philharmonic Choir; Slovak RSO/ Johannes Wildner. Naxos 8.550507 5

18:00 SOCIETY SPOT Classical Guitar Society Prepared by Dan Sharkey Charlton, R. Capricorn skies (1996). Guitar Trek. Tall Poppies TP221 21 Vivaldi, A. Concerto no 8 in A minor, op 3, from L’estro armonico (1711). Melbourne Guitar Quartet. MGQ 002 10 Wesley-Smith, M. Songs and marches (2004). Guitar Trek. Tall Poppies TP221 15 Dyens, R. Tango en Skaï (1985). Saffire. ABC 476 3338


19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN with Sue Jowell Persecution and revolution, from Fiddler to Les Mis 20:00 A STRING OF SUITES FOR STRINGS Prepared by Anne Irish Respighi, O. Suite for strings (1902; rev. Di Vittoio). Laura Marzdori, vn; Ottorino Respighi CO/Salvatore di Vittorio. Naxos 8.572332 28 Duff, A. Irish suite for strings (c1940). Irish CO/ Fionnuala Hunt. Black Box BBM1003 10 Janácek, L. Suite for strings (1877). Janácek CO. Chandos CHAN 10678 19 Sibelius, J. Suite for violin and strings, op 117 (1929). Dong-Suk Kang, vn; Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä. 7 BIS CD-575 Nielsen, C. Little suite in A minor for strings, op 1 (1888-89). Royal Swedish CO/Mats Liljefors. Polar POLCD 404 14 Rutter, J. Suite for strings (1971). Royal PO/ John Rutter. ucj 476 124-2 13 Atterberg, K. Suite no 3 for violin, viola and string orchestra, op 19 (1916). Stockholm Sinfonietta/Jan-Olav Wedín. BIS CD-165 12 22:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT HOME Prepared by Frank Morrison Suk, J. Serenade in E flat, op 6 (1892). London CO/Christopher Warren-Green. Virgin VC 7 91165-2 26 Mozart, W. Serenade no 13 in G, K525, Eine kleine Nachtmusik (1787). Orpheus CO. DG 431 689-2 17 Wolf-Ferrari, E. Serenade in E flat (c1893). I Solisti Italiani Denon CO-78838 23 Haydn, J. String quartet in D minor, Hob.III:43 (1784). Salomon Quartet. Hyperion CDA66682 15 Mendelssohn, F. String symphony no 9 in C (1822). London FO/Ross Pople. Hyperion CDS44081/3 24 November 2015

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Three lyric pieces, op 41 (1904). Erik T Tawaststjerna, pf. BIS CD-153

6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with David Garrett 9:00 MUSIC FOR SMALL FORCES Prepared by Frank Morrison Romberg, A. Clarinet quintet, op 57 (1819). Dieter Klöcker, cl; members of Consortium Classicum. Orfeo C314 941 A 20 Janácek, L. String quartet no 1, Kreutzer sonata (1923). Lindsay String Quartet. ASV DCA 749


Dvorák, A. Bagatelles, op 47 (1878). Charles Castleman, vn; Julie Gigante, vn; Pamela Frame, vc; Barbara Harbach, harmonium. Albany TROY 041 16 10:00 THE CLASSICAL ERA Prepared by Sheila Catzel Fesca, F. Overture to Omar and Leila, op 28 (1822). North German RPO/Frank Beermann. cpo 999 889-2 9 Mozart, F. Piano concerto in C, op 14 (1808) Klaus Hellwig, pf; Cologne RSO/Roland Bader. Schwann 311 004 H1 26 Moscheles, I. Septet in D, op 88 (1832). Walter Hermann, cl; Christoph Moinian, hn; Mayumi Shimizu, vn; Jaap Zeijl, va; Christoph Groth, vc; Volker Donandt, db; Caroline Weichert, pf. Koch Schwann 3-1178-2 29 Mercadante, S. Clarinet concerto in E flat. Joy Farrell, cl; Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Daniel. ASV QS 6242 17 Haydn, J. Symphony in D, Hob.I:101, Clock (179394). Concertgebouw O/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Teldec 243 675-2 28 12:00 SYDNEY JAZZ CLUB PRESENTS Classic jazz and ragtime With John Buchanan

14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Prepared by Anne Irish

Symphony no 3 in C, op 52 (1907). Danish NRSO/Leif Segerstam. Chandos CHAN 9083


16:00 SEXTET Prepared by Phil Vendy Copland, A. Sextet for clarinet, piano and string quartet (1937). Naxos 8.559692 15

19:00 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Rex Burgess Barber, S. Adagio for strings, op 11 (1938). Melbourne SO/Jorge Mester. ABC 438 611-2


Messiaen, O. Turangalila-symphonie (1946-48). Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pf; Takashi Harada, ondes Martenot; Royal Concertgebouw O/Riccardo Chailly. Decca 478 3156-67 1:16 20:30 CHAMBER SOIRÉE

Kozeluch, L. Sextet no 3 in E flat. Consortium Classicum. Orfeo 442 981 12

Myslivecek, J. Octet in E flat for winds. Virtuosi di Praga/Oldrich Vicek. Cantus Classicus CACD 8.001 28 D

Strauss, R. Sextet from Capriccio, op 85 (1942). Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Chandos CHAN 9131

Telemann, G. Quartet in E minor for flute, violin, cello and basso continuo. Wilbert Hazelzet, fl; Rémy Baudet, vn; Jaap ter Linden, vc. 9 Brilliant Classics 93167/4

Weber, B. Horn sextet no 1 in F. Horns of Czech PO. Supraphon 11 0780-2



17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Warwick Bartle Hymns: Praise to the holiest; Praise to the Lord; O praise ye the Lord; Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Richard Farnes, org; Stephen Cleobury, cond. Decca 436972-2 11 Gounod, C. Kyrie; Sanctus; Benedictus; Agnus Dei, from Messe Solennelle de Saite Cécile. Pilar Loregar, sop; Heinz Hoppe, ten; Franz Crass, bass; Choers René Duclos; Henriette Puig-Roget, org; O de la Societé des Concerts du Conservatoire/Jean-Claude Hartemann. EMI Classics 7243 5 74730 2 6 18

Boëllmann, L. Introduction-choral; Toccata, from Gothic suite, op 25 (1895). François Neveux, org. DLFO 004 5


Haydn, J. String quartet in D, Hob.III:79 (c1799). Amadeus Quartet. DG 471 762-2 19 Mozart, W. Divertimento in B flat, K439b no 1 (c1783). Henk de Graaf, cl; Jan Jansen, cl; Johan Steinmann, bn. Brilliant Classics 99716/1 15 Medtner, N. Piano quintet in C, op posth (1951). Dmitri Alexeev, pf; New Budapest Quartet. Hyperion CDA66744 25 Ries, F. Trio in G minor, op 28. Vlad Weverbergh, cl; Jadranka Gasparovic, vc; Vasily Ilisavsky, pf . Brilliant Classics 93684 24 22:30 NEW HORIZONS John Pickard Prepared by Robert Small Pickard, J. Piano concerto (1999-2000). Fredrik Ullén, pf. 31 Tenebrae (2008-09).


Norrkoping SO/Martyn Brabbins (2 above) BIS BIS-1873


18:00 BEETHOVEN AND FRIENDS Prepared by Emyr Evans


Beethoven, L. Piano sonata no 12 in A flat, op 26 (1801). András Schiff, pf. ECM 476 5875 19

Violin sonata in F (1889). Jaakko Kuusisto, vn; Folke Gräsbeck, pf. BIS CD-1023 25

Cherubini, L. Sonata no 1 in F (1783). Laura Alvini, hpd. Nuova Era 6867 14

Barbeler, D. Shadow box.


Beamish, S. Lament from Seavaigers.


Andante-Allegro molto in D (1888-89). Tempera Quartet. BIS CD-1376

Diabelli, A. Serenade, op 99. Konrad Hünteler, fl; Reinbert Evers, gui. Pantheon D 14 112 16

Genevieve Lacey, rec; James Crabb, classical accordion (2 above) ABC 481 1874

Karelia suite, op 11 (1893). Helsinki PO/Leif Segerstam. Ondine ODE 878-2


Andante molto in F minor (1887); Lulu waltz in F sharp minor (1889); Andante in C (c1884). Torleif Thedéen, vc; Folke Gräsbeck, pf. BIS CD-817 9

Psalms: no 67; no 93; no 122. Choir of St John’s, Elora, Ontario; Matthew Larkin, org; Noel Edison, cond. Naxos 8.557781 14

13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide

Sibelius, J. Overture in A minor (1902). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-372


Beethoven, L. Bagatelle in A minor, Für Elise (1793). Artur Schnabel, pf. Naxos 8.505189 3


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Brubeck, D. Regret (1999). Brodsky Quartet. 6 Chandos CHAN 10801 Buckley, I. Choral. Irene Buckley, voice, elec. 6 New Music Ireland Two

Monday 23 November 14:30 BASS CLEF UPFRONT Prepared by Gael Golla

0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Robert Small

Couperin, F. Septième concert, from Nouveau concerts ou Les goûts-réunis (1724). Jesse Read, bn, Doug McNames, vc; Karen Flint, hpd. Etcetera KTC 1087 16

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC A year in retrospect: 1893 Prepared by Gabi Powell Thomas Sibelius, J. Karelia suite, op 11 (1893). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. DG 447 760-2


Dvorák, A. Violin sonatina in G, op 100 (1893). Jack Liebeck, vn; Katya Apekisheva, pf. Sony 88687499632 19 Saint-Saëns, C. Fantasy in A minor, op 95 (1893). Markus Klinko, hp. EMI CDC 7 54467 2

Hindemith, P. Sonata (1955). Gene Pokorny, tuba; Theodor Lichtmann, pf. Summit DCD 115-2 10


Eugen Jochum

12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan 13:00 FEATURING GOLDSCHMIDT Prepared by Francis Frank.

Satie, E. Danses gothiques (1893). Reinbert de Leeuw, pf. Philips 454 048-2 13

Goldschmidt, B. Passacaglia, op 4 (1925). City of Birmingham SO/Simon Rattle. Decca 452 599-2 7

Debussy, C. String quartet in G minor (1893). Borodin String Quartet. Virgin VJ 7914569-2 25

Cello concerto. Yo-Yo Ma, vc; Montreal SO/ Charles Dutoit. Decca 455 586-2 22

10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Derek Parker

Olive trees, from Mediterranean songs (1958). John Mark Ainsley, ten; Gewandhaus O/Lothar Zagrosek. Decca 440 850-2 3

Tchaikovsky, P. Fantasy overture: Romeo and Juliet (1869/79/80). Concertgebouw O/Paul van Kempen. Decca 480 8536 20 Bruckner, A. Symphony no 6 in A (1881/84). Royal Concertgebouw O/Eugen Jochum. Radio Nederland RCO 08005 59 Tchaikovsky, P. Where have you gone, golden days of my spring? from Eugene Onegin (1879). Neil Shicoff, ten; Staatskapelle Dresden/James Levine. ABC 480 6177 7

Clarinet concerto. Sabine Meyer, cl; Berlin Comic Opera O/Yakov Kreizberg. Decca 455 586-2 20 14:00 THE UNKNOWN PUCCINI Prepared by Yvonne Laki Puccini, G. Songs and melodies. Plácido Domingo, ten; Justino Diaz, bass-bar; Julius Rudel, pf, org. CBS MK 44981 27

Westlake, N. Call of the wild (1992). Michael Askill, perc; Nigel Westlake, bass cl. Tall Poppies TP047 5 Bach, J.S. Sonata in G minor, BWV1029 (bef. 1741). Pierre Fournier, vc; Zuzanna Ruzickova, hpd. Erato 2292-45738-2 15 Bozza, E. Trois pièces. Triton Trombone Quartet. BIS CD-604


Grieg, E. Concerto in A minor (1883; transcr. Karr; orch. Horovitz). Gary Karr, db; Adelaide SO/Patrick Thomas. ABC 438 612-2 23 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Stephen Wilson 19:00 JAZZ NICE ‘N EASY with Ken Weatherley 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling and Peter Nelson

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Tuesday 24 November 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Julie Simonds

Mozart, W. Rondo in C, K373 (1781). English CO/Peter Maag. Decca 436376-2 6 Piazzolla, A. Oblivion (1984). Carel Kraayenhof, band; David Finck, acoustic bass; Vanessa Perez, pf; Pablo Rieppi, perc. Sony 88697 527162 4 Bernstein, L. Serenade after Plato’s Symposium, op 77 (1954). Philharmonia O/ David Zinman. Sony SK89358 30 Prokofiev, S. Sonata in F minor, op 80. Olli Mustonen, pf. Decca 440 926-2 28


Joshua Bell, vn (all above) 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Field


Rachmaninov, S. Piano concerto no 1 in F sharp minor, op 1 (1891). Mikhail Pletnev, pf; Philharmonia O/Libor Pesek. Virgin VC 7 90724-2 26 Penderecki, K. Symphony no 8: Lieder der Vergänglichkeit (2005). Iwona Hossa, sop; Agnieszka Rehlis, cont; Thomas E. Bauer, bar; Podlasie Opera & Philharmonic Choir; Polish Sinfonia Iuventus O/Krzysztof Penderecki. Dux 0897-0901 49 12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes 13:00 AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Produced by Simon Moore Highlights and previews of the month’s concerts including interviews with the key players 46


Chadwick, G. String quartet in 1 in G minor (1878). Portland String Quartet. Northeastern NR 236-CD 25

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Joshua Bell Prepared by Gabi Powell Thomas

Weber, C.M. Overture: Jubel, op 59 (1818). Staatskapelle Dresden/Gustav Kuhn. Brilliant Classics 99935


14:00 FIRST STRING QUARTETS American Prepared by Ross Hayes


Wieniawski, H. Variations on an original theme, op 15 (1854). Samuel Sanders, pf. Decca 475 6715

Wed. 25 November

Ives, C. String quartet no 1 (1896). Juillard String Quartet. LP CBS MP 39752


Kreisler, F. String quartet in A minor (1919). Nigel Kennedy, vn; Rosemary Furniss, vn; Bill Hawkes, va; Caroline Dale, vc. EMI 5 56626 2 30 Korngold, E. String quartet no 1 in A, op 16 (1924). Chilingirian Quartet. RCA Victor GD 87889 32 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Derek Parker

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Music of the 18th century Prepared by Frank Morrison Eccles, J. Suite made for the Queen’s Coronation. Mark Bennett, tpt; members of Parley of Instruments/Peter Holman. Hyperion CDA66817 12 Jones, Richard Sonata no 1 in D (1735). KreetaMaria Kentala, vn; Lauri Pulakka, vc; Mitzi Meyerson, hpd. Glossa GCD 921806 10 Chilcot, T. Harpsichord concerto in A, op 2 no 2 (1756; arr. Langley). Parley of Instruments Baroque O/Paul Nicholson, hpd & dir. Hyperion CDA66700 10 Arne, T. The lover’s recantation. Emma Kirkby, sop; Parley of Instruments/Roy Goodman. 9 Hyperion CDA66237

19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps

Shield, W. String quartet in C minor, op 3 no 6. Salomon Quartet. Hyperion CDA66780 12

20:00 RECENT RELEASES with David Garrett 22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Judy Ekstein

Stanley, J. Organ concerto in B minor, op 16 no 2 (pub. 1775). Ensemble Pian e Forte/ Antonio Frigé, org & dir. Nuova Era 7019 13

Ravel, M. Introduction and allegro (1906). Sylvia Kowalczuk, hp; Hungarian Virtuosi CO/ Aristid von Würtzler. Hungaroton HCD 31550 11

Boyce, W. Symphony no 8 in D minor (pub. 1760). Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Ronald Thomas. CRD 3356 11

Roslavets, N. Cello sonata no 2 (1922). Lachezar Kostov, vc; Viktor Valkov, pf. Naxos 8.570996

10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Emyr Evans 20

Damase, J-M. Concertino for harp and strings (1951). Sylvia Kowalczuk, hp; Hungarian Virtuosi CO/Aristid von Würtzler. Hungaroton HCD 31550 13 Rachmaninov, S. Piano sonata no 2 in B flat minor, op 36 (1913). Howard Shelley, pf. Hyperion CDS 44043 26 Taneyev, S. Piano trio in D, op 22 (1907). Vadim Repin, vn; Lynn Harrell, vc; Mikhail Pletnev, pf. DG 477 5419 38

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Britten, B. An American overture, op 27 (1941; arr. Britten). City of Birmingham SO/Simon Rattle. EMI 1 66442 2 10 Bartók, B. In full flower, op 10 no 1 (1910). Budapest PO/Miklós Erdélyi. Hungaroton HCD 31049


Finzi, G. Clarinet concerto, op 31 (1948-49). Michael Collins, cl; City of London Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox. Virgin VC 7 90718-2 28 Bantock, G. A Hebridean symphony (1915). Royal PO/Vernon Handley. Hyperion CDA66450 35

Wednesday 25 November 12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale

Buoso Donati has died and his relatives frantically search for a will. Rinuccio finds the will, withholds it from the others and, confident that he has been left plenty of money, asks permission to marry Lauretta, daughter of Gianni Schicchi. His aunt Zita says that if he is wealthy he can marry whomever he pleases. However, Donati has left everything to a monastery. Great indignation ensues. Schicchi and Lauretta arrive. After Lauretta’s pleading, Schicchi devises a plan. As no one but those present know that Donati is dead, he calls for the doctor, and concealed behind the bed curtains, declares to the doctor that he, impersonating Donati, is feeling better and asks the doctor to return that evening. Disguised, Schicchi then dictates a new will which benefits all the relatives and himself, to the chagrin of the relatives. There is now no impediment to the marriage of Rinuccio and Lauretta.

13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI 14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans 15:00 TCHAIKOVSKY EXPLORED Part 4 Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Tchaikovsky, P. Suite no 4 in G, op 61, Mozartiana, mvts 1 and 2 (1874-75). Philharmonia O/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8777

Jean Sibelius


Suite from The sleeping beauty (pub. 1899). London SO/Richard Williams. IMP PCD 884 16 What is our life? A game! from The queen of spades (1890). Vladimir Grishko, ten; Ukraine RSO/Vladimir Sirenko. Naxos 8.554843 2 Overture to The nutcracker, op 71 (1892). Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert. LP ABC ABCL 5113


Who can compare with my Mathilde, from Iolanta, op 69 (1892). Harmonia Mundi HMW 906101 2 Scherzoso, from Twelve pieces of moderate difficulty, op 40 no 11 (1878). Viktoria Postnikova, pf. Erato 2292-45995-2 3 None but the weary heart, op 6 no 6 (1872). Elisabeth Söderström, sop; Vladimir Ashkenazy, pf. Decca 436 204-2 3 Entr’acte, from The maid of Orleans (1881). Royal Opera House O/Colin Davis. Philips 442 8933


March of the wooden soldiers, from Album for the young, op 39 (1878). Mila Baslawaskaya, pf. Globe GLO 5082 1 Symphony no 6 in B minor, op 74, Pathetique, mvt 4 (1893). Royal Concertgebouw O/Antal Dorati. Radio Nederland RCO 08005 10 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Trisha McDonald

19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell 20:00 AT THE OPERA Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Verdi, G. Arias from Simon Boccanegra (1857/81). Victoria de los Angeles, sop; Tito Gobbi, bar; Rome Opera TO/Gabriele Santini. EMI 5 62777 2 14

Sibelius, J. The maiden in the tower. Opera in one act. Libretto by Rafael Herzberg. First performed Helsinki, 1896. MAIDEN: MariAnne Häggander, sop CHATELAINE: Tone Kruse, alto LOVER: Erland Hagegård, ten BAILIFF: Jorma Hynninen, bar Gothenburg Concert Hall Choir; Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-1906/08 35 The Maiden and the Lover, both retainers in the castle, are in love. The Bailiff desires the Maiden who rejects him. Furious, the Bailiff imprisons her in a high tower. All the castle retainers, except the Lover, believe she has lost her honour for gold. When the Lover tries to rescue the Maiden, the Bailiff threatens to throw him into the dungeon. They take up arms but the Chatelaine appears and exerts her authority. The Bailiff is imprisoned and the lovers reunited. Puccini, G. Gianni Schicchi. Opera in one act. Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano. First performed New York, 1918. EMI 5 62777 2 53 GIANNI SCHICCHI: Tito Gobbi, bar LAURETTA: Victoria de los Angeles, sop ZITA: Anna Maria Canali, mezz RINUCCIO: Carlo del Monte, ten Rome Opera TO/Gabriele Santini EMI 5 62777 2


22:00 AMOUR Prepared by Emyr Evans Elgar, E. Salut d‘amour, op 12 (1888). Hallé O/ Mark Elder. BBC Music MM289 3 Sinding, C. Rustle of spring, op 32 no 3 (1896). Philip Martin, pf. Hyperion CDA67379 3 Stanford, C. Villiers String quartet no 1 in G, op 44 (1891). RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet. Hyperion CDA67434 29 Balakirev, M. Islamey: oriental fantasy, op 19 no 6 (1869/1902). Julius Katchen, pf. Decca 425 961-2 8 Elgar, E. Cello concerto in E minor, op 85 (1918-19). Jacqueline du Pré, vc; London SO/ John Barbirolli. EMI CZS 5 68132 2 30 Saint-Saëns, C. Romance in D flat, op 37 (1871). Jean-Pierre Rampal, fl; Marielle Nordmann, hp. Sony SK 44552


Nielsen, C. Symphony no 6, Sinfonia semplica (1924-25). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-614/616 32 November 2015

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Thursday 26 November Piano concerto in E flat (1902). Aldo Ciccolini, pf; Monte Carlo PO/Sylvain Cambreling. EMI CDM 7 64277 2 30 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Marilyn Schock 19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey

Itzhak Perlman

0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Simon Moore 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Name the composer Be the first to identify the mystery composer and win a CD. All other correct answers go in a draw for a second CD: 9439 4777 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Gabi Powell Thomas Prokofiev, S. Symphony no 1 in D, op 25, Classical (1917). London SO/Claudio Abbado. Decca 478 5365 14 Shostakovich, D. Violin concerto no 1 in A minor, op 99 (1947-48/55). Itzhak Perlman, vn; Israel PO/Zubin Mehta. EMI CDC 7 49814 2 35 Mozart, W. Symphony no 41 in C, KV551, Jupiter (1788). Royal Concertgebouw O/Iván Fischer. Radio Nederland RCO12004 30 12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers 13:00 BEETHOVEN AND FRIENDS Prepared by Emyr Evans Beethoven, L. Piano sonata no 32 in C minor, op 111 (1822). Stephen Hough, pf. Hyperion CDA67686 25 Hummel, J. Alma virgo (1805). Susan Gritton, sop; Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 0681 6 48

Liszt, F. Oh! quand je dors (1842). Joan Sutherland, sop; New Philharmonia O/Richard Bonynge. ABC 468 513-2 4 Hummel, J. Trumpet concerto in E (1803). Geoffrey Payne, tpt; Melbourne SO/Michael Halász. ABC 982 697-6 17 14:00 FROM THE ETON CHOIRBOOK Prepared by Rex Burgess Turges, E. From stormy Windes.


Anon. This day day dawes.


The Sixteen (2 above) Collins 13142 Davy, R. Ah, mine heart, remember thee well. The Magdalen Collection. Collins 15112 5 Browne, J. Jesu, mercy how may this be? The Sixteen. Collins 13162 10 Harry Christophers, cond (all above) 14:30 JULES MASSENET Lesser known works Prepared by Stephen Wilson Massenet, J. Suite no 4: Picturesque scenes (1874). Opéra Comique NTO/Pierre Dervaux. EMI 5 65150 2 16 Dix pièces de genre, op 10 (pub. 1866). Aldo Ciccolini, pf. EMI CDM 7 64277 2 20 Fantasy for cello and orchestra (1897). Jascha Silberstein, vc; Suisse Romande O/Richard Bonynge. ABC 475 070-2 17

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20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Australian Haydn Ensemble Recorded by Julian Lennox for FINE MUSIC on 27 April 2015 in the Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House Haydn, J. String trio in G, op 53 no 1 (1790). 6 Graf, H. Flute quartet in G (1799).


Boccherini, L. String trio in A, op 47 no 1 (1793).


Wendling, J. Flute quartet in G, op 10 no 1. 11 Beethoven, L. Serenade in D for string trio, op 8 (1797). 27 Mozart, W. Flute quartet in C, K285b (177879). 12 Australian Haydn Ensemble (all above) 21:30 SOUNDS OF LISZT Uber allen Gipfein ist ruh; Im Rhein, im schönen Strome. Thomas Hampson, bar; Geoffrey Parsons, pf. EMI 5 75187 2


Liszt, F. Piano concerto no 1 in E flat (1849/53/56). Geoffrey Tozer, pf; Suisse Romande O/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 9360


22:00 AFTER WORLD WAR II Under Stalin’s shadow Prepared by Robert Small Shostakovich, D. Symphony no 10 in E minor, op 93 (1953). 57 Kabalevsky, D. Piano sonata no 2 in E flat, op 45 (1945). Alexandre Dossin, pf. Naxos 8.570822 24 Shostakovich, D. Quartet no 3 in F, op 73 (1946). Emerson String Quartet. DG 463 284-2 28

Friday 27 November Stravinsky, I. Suite from The soldier’s tale (1918). William Blount, cl; Frank Morelli, bn; Chris Gecker, cornet; Michael Powell, tb; Rolfe Schulte, vn; John Feeney, db; Gordon Gottlieb, perc. Music Masters 01612-67152-2 25

0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Janine Burrus

14:00 SHAKESPEAREAN INSPIRATION Prepared by Gael Golla

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Wind combinations Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Quintet in B flat for piano and winds (1876). Capricorn. Hyperion CDA66163 29 Telemann, G. Concerto in D for trumpet, two oboes, strings and basso continuo. Amsterdam Bach Soloists. Brilliant Classics 93167/7 10 Vivaldi, A. Concerto in F for two horns and strings. Alois Spach, hn; Gottfried Roth, hn; Mainz CO/Günter Kehr. Allegretto ACD 8144 10 Mozart, W. Sinfonia concertante in E flat. Camerata Academica/Alexander von Pitamic. Point Classics 2671372 30 10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Paul Hopwood Brahms, J. Tragic overture, op 81 (1880/81). Vienna PO/Leonard Bernstein. DG 410 084-2 14 Boccherini, L. Cello concerto no 9 in B flat. Jacqueline du Pré, vc; English CO/Daniel Barenboim. EMI CMS 7 63283 2 23 Shostakovich, D. Symphony no 5 in D minor, op 47 (1937). Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormándy. Sony SBK 53 261 44

Finzi, G. Let us garlands bring, op 18 (1940). Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Malcolm Martineau, pf. Decca 476 2163 16 Strauss, R. Macbeth, tone poem, op 23 (1888/91). Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8834


Stanford, C. Villiers Songs of the Fleet, op 117 (1910). Benjamin Luxon, bar; Birmingham Symphony Ch & O/Norman Del Mar. LP HMV ASD 4401 25


Mercadante, S. Horn concerto. Luciano Giuliani, hn; I Solisti Aquilani/Vittorio Antonellini. Nuova Era 6910


Hubay, J. Violin concerto no 1 in A minor, op 21, Concerto dramatique (1884). Chloë Hanslip, vn; Bournemouth SO/Andrew Mogrelia. Naxos 8.572078 30 22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Prepared by Rex Burgess Wassenaer, U. Concerto armonico no 5 in F minor (bef. 1740). London FO/Ross Pople. Arte Nova 74321 34060 2 10

Vaughan Williams, R. Serenade to music (1939). London PO/Adrian Boult. EMI CDC 7 47214 2 13

Anon. Historical song of Count Floris and Gerraert van Velsen. Job Boswinkel, bass. Globe GLO6016


Sibelius, J. Prelude, from The tempest, op 109 no 1 (1925). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-448 5

Rore, C. de Anchor che col partire. Tragicomedia. EMI CDC 7 54312 2


Mendelssohn, F. Scherzo; Intermezzo; Nocturne; Wedding march, from A midsummer night’s dream, op 61 (1842). Slovak PO/Anthony Bramall. Naxos 8.554433 20

Hellendaal, P. Concerto grosso, op 3 no 1 (c1758). Hague Residency O/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Olympia OCD 501

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with James Hunter

20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Phil Vendy

13:00 MUSIC AND WAR Prepared by Gerald Holder

Hiller, F. Piano concerto no 2 in F sharp minor, op 69 (1843). Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir. Hyperion CDA67655 20

Tchaikovsky, P. Fantasy overture: Hamlet, op 67a (1888). Vienna PO/Lorin Maazel. Decca 466 671-2 17

19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron

12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell

Browne, W. Arabia (1914). Martyn Hill, ten; Clifford Benson, pf. Helios CDH55237

Dvorák, A. Overture: Othello, op 93 (1891). Czech PO/Libor Pesek. Virgin VC7 91144-2 15

Danzi, F. Flute concerto no 1 in G, op 30 (c1806). András Adorján, fl; Munich CO/Hans Stadlmair. Orfeo S 003812 H 16

Hummel, J. Trumpet concerto in E (1803). Crispian Steele-Perkins, tpt; King’s Consort/ Robert King. Hyperion CDA67266 18 Rode, P. Violin concerto no 13 in F sharp minor/A, op post. Friedemann Eichhorn, vn; South West German RO/Nicolas Pasquet. Naxos 8.570469 20


Blankenburg, Q. Cantata: L’apologie des femmes (1715). Maarten Koningsberger, bar; Academy of the Begynhof, Amsterdam. Globe GLO 5055 12 Schenck, J. Sonata no 1 in B minor for two viole da gamba and basso continuo (c1700). Les Voix Humaines. Naxos 8.554414 15 Schuyt, P. Four instrumental pieces. Hague Residency O/Ton Koopman. Olympia OCD 500 10 Reincken, J. Harpsichord sonata in A (arr. J.S. Bach, BWV965). Bob van Asperen, hpd. Sony SK 46349 23 Sweelinck, J. Te Deum laudamus. Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/Richard Marlow. Hyperion CDA 67104 12 November 2015

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Saturday 28 November 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC with Peter Bell

Klemperer, O. Symphony no 1 (1960). Concertgebouw O/Otto Klemperer. Memories HR 4248/9

9:00 WHAT’S ON IN MUSIC Our weekly guide to musical events in and around Sydney

Suk, J. Fantastické scherzo, op 25 (1903). Czech PO/Jirí Belohlávek. Chandos CHAN 8897 14 Smetana, B. Three salon polkas, op 7 (1854). András Schiff, pf. Teldec 3984-21261-2 12 Schubert, F. Symphony no 8 in B minor, D759, Unfinished (1822). Scottish CO/Charles Mackerras. Telarc 80502 24 Brahms, J. Hungarian dances: no 17 in F sharp minor; no 18 in D; no 19 in D; no 20 in E minor; no 21 in E (1852-69; orch. Dvorák). Royal PO/ Walter Weller. Decca 466 691-2 9


Cello concerto in B minor, op 104 (1894-5). Jacqueline du Pré, vc; Swedish RSO/Sergiu Celibidache. Teldec 8573-85340-2 45 11:30 ON PARADE Prepared by Paul Hopwood Brubeck, D. Blue rondo a la Turk.


Newsome, R. Fantasy on Swiss airs.


Sherwin, M. A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (arr. Catherall). 5 4

Sellers Engineering Brass Band (2 above) Soho CD051

14:00 IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD with Maureen Meers Nostalgic music and artists from the 30s, 40s and 50s and occasionally beyond, in a trip down many memory lanes 15:00 THE DAMNATION OF FAUST Prepared by Di Cox Berlioz, H. The damnation of Faust, op 24. Yvonne Minton, mezz; Plácido Domingo, ten; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar; Jules Bastin, bass; Claudine Chastagnol, voice; Paris Orchestra Choir; Children of Paris; Paris O/Daniel Barenboim. DG 474 045-2 2:10 Liszt, F. Easter hymn; Court celebration, from Lassen’s music to Goethe’s Faust (c1878-79). Leslie Howard, pf. Hyperion CDA66575 12 17:30 ARTS IN FOCUS 18:00 SOCIETY SPOT Sydney Schubert Society Prepared by Ross Hayes Schubert, F. Drinking song before battle, D169 (1815). London Schubert Chorale. Hyperion CDJ33020 1


Dithyrambe, D47 (1813). James Gilchrist, bar; Brandon Velarde, bar; London Schubert Chorale; Graham Johnson, pf; Stephen Layton, cond. Hyperion CDJ33033 4 Heiden-röslein, D257 (1815).


Nacht und träume, D827 (c1822).



Grainger, P. Irish tune from County Derry (1911).

Merlyn Quaife, sop; Jochen Schubert, gui (2 above) Move MD 3115


19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Maureen Meers

12:00 JAZZ Saturday @ Studio A with Leita Hutchings

Bricusse - Newley Excerpts from The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd (1965). Anthony Newley, Cyril Ritchard, Sally Smith, Joyce Jillson, voices. RCA Victor 60531-2 18

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Bart, L. Excerpts from Oliver (1962). Clive Revill, Georgia Brown, voices. RCA Victor 82876-51432-2


20:00 BAROQUE STRINGS Prepared by Gael Golla Vivaldi, A. Double concerto in G, RV532 (c1730). James Tyler, mand; Robyn Jeffrey, mand; English Concert/Trevor Pinnock. DG 478 5187


Bach, J.S. Sonata no 1 in G minor, BWV1001 (arr. Söllscher). Göran Söllscher, gui. DG 474 815-2 15

Gershwin, G. Strike up the band (1932).

Hawthorn Band/Ken MacDonald (2 above) Walsingham WAL 9000-2


Koussevitzky, S. Concerto for double bass in F sharp minor, op 33 (1905). Stefano Sciascia, db; O Antonio Salieri. Newton 8802200 21

Piano trio in B flat, D898 (1827). Vienna Schubert Trio. Nimbus NI 6137

Williams-Fairey Engineering Band (2 above) Delta 60357

Wagner, J. Under the Double Eagle (arr. Langford).


Bernstein, L. Halil (1980-81). Sharon Bezaly, fl; São Paulo SO/John Neschling. BIS CD-1799 15

9:30 MINING THE MAJORS Prepared by Di Cox

Dvorák, A. Lasst mich allein, op 82 no 1. Christian Poltéra, vc; Kathryn Stott, pf. BIS 1947 SACD

Bricusse, L. Excerpts from Mr Chips (1969). John Mills, Colette Gleeson, Nigel Stock, voices. TER MUS C N48 13

13:00 COMPOSING CONDUCTORS Prepared by Frank Morrison

Locke, M. Duos in C minor for two bass viols (1652). Wieland Kuijken, bass viol; Sigiswald Kuijken, bass viol; Robert Kohnen, hpd. Accent ACC 10014 5 Mouton, C. Courante and double; Chaconne, La belle espagnole, from Pieces in C minor for lute. Konrad Junghänel, lute. Harmonia Mundi 77037-2-RC 11 Corelli, A. Sonata in D, op 5 no 1 (1700). Chiara Banchini, vn; Kathy Gohl, vc; Luciano Contini, theorbo; Jesper Christensen, hpd. Harmonia Mundi 901307 11 21:00 THE TWIN BROTHER Prepared by Derek Parker Schubert, F. Excerpts from Die Zwillingsbruder, D647. Helen Donath, sop; Nicolai Gedda, ten; Dietrich Fishcher-Diskau, bar; Kurt Moll, bass; Bavarian State Opera Ch & O/Wolfgang Sawallisch. EMI 4 64323 2 36 Symphony no 3 in D, D200 (1815). Royal Concertgebouw O/Iván Fischer. Radio Nederland RCO12004


22:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AT HOME Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Barber, S. Ballet suite from Souvenirs, op 28 (1952). London SO/José Serebrier. ASV DCA 737 19 Bernstein, L. Arias and Barcarolles (1988; orch. Coughlin). Frederica von Stade, mezz; Thomas Hampson, bar; London SO/Michael Tilson Thomas. DG 439 926-2 34 Gershwin, G. An American in Paris (1928). London SO/Richard Williams. IMP PCD 909 18 Glass, P. Symphony no 2 (1994). Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop. Naxos 8.559202 43

Sunday 29 November 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC 9:00 MUSIC FOR SMALL FORCES Prepared by Rex Burgess Glinka, M. Septet in E flat (1823). Alexander Koreshkov, ob; Alexander Petrov, bn; Igor Makarov, hn; Alexei Bruni, vn; Mikhail Moshkunov, vn; Erik Pozdeev, vc; Rustem Gabdulin, db. Olympia MKM 76 20 Boccherini, L. Introduction and fandango (arr. Bream). Martin Maria Krüger, gui; Klaus Schilde, pf. Calig CAL 50912 6 Shostakovich, D. Piano trio no 1 in C minor, op 8 (1923). Vienna Piano Trio. Nimbus NI 5572 13 Britten, B. Sinfonietta, op 1 (1932). Nash Ensemble/Lionel Friend. Hyperion CDA66845


10:00 THE CLASSICAL ERA Prepared by Frank Morrison Mozart, W. Sinfonia concertante no 2 in E flat, K364 (1779). Isaac Stern, vn; Pinchas Zukerman, va; English CO/Daniel Barenboim. Sony SM3K 66 475 33 Jadin, H. String quartet, op 2 no 1 (1796). Rasumovsky Quartet. ASV GAU 151


Bortnyansky, D. Sacred concerto no 22 (c1792). Russian State Symphonic Cappella/ Valery Polyansky. Chandos CHAN 9840 8 Rinck, J. Concertstück, op 33. Ludger Lohmann, org. Naxos 8.553925

Wedding march, from Incidental music to Language of the birds, op 71 (1911). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-502 3

Bach, J.C.F. Motette: Wachet auf. Hanover Boys’ Choir; Baroque Ensemble L’arco/Heinz Hennig. Capella CTH 2263 17

Two pieces, op 2 (1911). Nils-Erik Sparf, vn; Bengt Forsberg, pf. BIS CD-525

Mozart, W. Missa brevis in D minor, K65. Cologne Chamber Choir; Christopher Lehmann, org. EMI 50999 0 28458 2 1


MacMillan, J. A new song (1997). Choir of Westminster Cathedral; Andrew Reid, org; Martin Baker, cond. Hyperion CDA 67219


Rakastava, op 14 (1911). Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-312 15 Have you courage, op 31 no 2 (1904/11). YL Male Voice Choir; Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä. 3 Arioso, op 3 (1911). MariAnne Häggander, sop; Gothenburg SO/Jorma Panula. 4 BIS CD-1906/08 (2 above) Auf dem Tanzvergnugen, from Four lyric pieces, op 74 no 3 (1914). Erik T Tawaststjerna, pf. BIS CD-196 2 Luonnotar, op 70 (1913). Anu Komsi, sop; Lahti SO/Sakari Oramo. BIS SACD 1962 9 The dryad, op 45 no 1 (1910). Scottish NO/ Alexander Gibson. Chandos CHAN 6524

Kreutzer, R. Grand quintet in C (1790-99). Sarah Francis, ob; Allegri String Quartet. Hyperion CDA66143 15 Méhul, É-N. Symphony no 2 in D (1808-09). Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski. Erato 2292-45026-2 24 12:00 SYDNEY JAZZ CLUB PRESENTS Classic jazz and ragtime with Jeannie McInnes

13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide 14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Prepared by Brian Drummond Sibelius, J. Historic scenes, suite no 1, op 25 (1899/1911). Scottish NO/Alexander Gibson. Chandos CHAN 6591 19


Symphony no 4 in A minor, op 63 (1911). Iceland SO/Petri Sakari. Naxos 8.554377 38 16:00 BAROQUE BLISS Prepared by Andrew Dziedzic Fux, J. Plaudite, sonat tuba (1736). Kurt Equiluz, ten; Stephen Keavy, tpt; Capella Caldara/Uwe Christian Harrer. Philips 422 997-2 18 Kapsberger, J. Passacaglia (1623).




Monteverdi, C. Lamento d’Arianna (1623). 11 Catacoustic Consort/Annalisa Pappano (2 above) Naxos 8.557538 Frescobaldi, G. Partite 14 sopra l’aria di Romanesca, from Il primo libro di toccate (pub. 1615). Roberto Loreggian, hpd. Brilliant Classics 94111 11 Löwe von Eisenach, J. Capriccios nos 1 and 2 (1664). Mats Klingfors, bn; Niklas Eklund, tpt; Marc Ullrich, tpt; Knut Johannessen, org; Tormod Dalen, vc. Naxos 8.553593 3 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Stephen Matthews Hymn: Come thou long expected Jesus. Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Hymn: O come, O come Emmanuel. USAF Protestant Chapel Choir. Decca B000647 02 (2 above)


Psalms: The Lord is my shepherd; All people that on earth do dwell; Ye gates lift up your heads on high. Scottish Philharmonic Singers/ Ian McCrorie. Abbey SCS Music SCSCD 2830 10 18:00 SYDNEY SOCIETY OF RECORDER PLAYERS Telemann rules! Prepared by Robert Small Telemann, G. Overture in A minor for two recorders, two oboes, strings and continuo, TWV55:a4. Ruth van Killegem, rec; Marc Peire, rec; Elisabeth Schollaert, ob; Ellen Donovan, ob; Collegium Instrumentale Brugense/Patrick Peire. Brilliant Classics 94104 16 Fantasia 10 in A minor, from 12 fantasies for recorder (1728-33). Peter Holstag, rec. Globe GLO 5117 5 Trio sonata in G minor, BuxWV98.


Duet in G for recorder and violin.


Members of Sydney Consort (2 above) Sydney Consort SC003 Recorder concerto in F. Peter Holtslag, rec; Mark Caudle, bass viol; Parley of Instruments/ Peter Holman. Hyperion CDA66413 14 19:00 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Stephen Matthews Zelenka, J. Sonata no 2 in G minor (c1721). Heinz Holliger, ob; Klaus Thunemann, bn; Saschko Gawriloff, vn; Lucio Buccarella, db; Christiane Jaccottet, hpd. Brilliant Classics 93785/4 19 Mahler, G. Quartet in A minor (c1875). Krysia Osostowicz; vn; Timothy Boulton, va; Richard Lester, vc; Susan Tomes, pf. EMI 50999 6 08985 2 4 11 Mozart, W. Violin concerto no 5 in A, K219, Turkish (1775). Shmuel Ashkenasi, vn; Camerata Chicago/Drostan Hall. DMD Classics 28 November 2015

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Sunday 29 November Haydn, M. Symphony no 2 in C (1761). Slovak CO/Bohdan Warchal. cpo 999 591-2 20 20:30 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Richard Verco Strauss, R. Piano trio no 1 in A (1877). Amelia Piano Trio. Naxos 8.570896 16 Boccherini, L. String quintet in C, op 30 no 6 (1780). Eckart Runge, vc; Daniel Tummer, castanets; Cuarteto Casals. Harmonia Mundi HMG 902092 14 Busoni, F. Sonata in C (1876). Cristiano Rossi, vn; Marco Vincenzi, pf. Dynamic CDS 87 12 Donizetti, G. Sonata for two clarinets (1821). Dieter Klöcker, cl; Waldemar Wandel, cl. Telefunken 6.42416 13 Bottesini, G. Capriccio di bravura. Thomas Martin, db; Anthony Halstead, pf. Naxos 8.570399 9 Molique, B. Introduction, andante and polonaise, op 43 (1851). Peter-Lukas Graf, fl; Zsuzsanna Sirokay, pf. Jecklin 577-2 13

Monday 30 November 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with James Hunter

Piano concerto no 1 in E flat minor, op 4 (1890). Hamish Milne, pf; BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion CDA67326 22

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC A year in retrospect: 1870 Prepared by Jennifer Foong Dvorák, A. Tragic overture (1870). Slovak PO/ Libor Pesek. Marco Polo HK 8.220420 14 Duparc, H. L’invitation au voyage (1870). Janet Baker, mezz; London SO/Andre Prévin. LP HMV / WRC R 05532 4 Liszt, F. Fantasia and fugue on the theme BACH (1870). Gregorio Nardi, pf. Dynamic CDS58 13 Grieg, E. The Bridal procession passes by, from Pictures from folk life, op 19 no 2 (1870-71; orch. Halvorsen). Royal Scottish NO/Bjarte Engeset. Naxos 8.557854 4 Saint-Saëns, C. Tournoiement, songe d’opium (1870). Stéphane Degout, bar; Hélène Lucas, pf. naïve V 5209 3 Tchaikovsky, P. To forget too soon (1870). Elisabeth Söderström, sop; Vladimir Ashkenazy, pf. Decca 436 204-2 2

Marais, M. Suite in G (pub. 1686). Smithsonian Chamber Players. Harmonia Mundi RD 77146 27

Bottesini, G. Passione amorosa (1870). Le Virtuose Romantique. Harmonia Mundi HMC905209

Scarlatti, A. Quartetto in F (c1715). Music Antiqua Toulon/Christian Mendoze. Pierre Verany PV795031

Brahms, J. Triumphlied, op 55 (1870-71). SilkaThora Matthies, pf; Christian Köhn, pf. Naxos 8.554119 22


Harvey, M.K. Psychosonata (2012). Michael Kieran Harvey, pf. Move MD 3368 28 Ford, A. Learning to howl (2001). Jane Sheldon, sop; Margery Smith, cl, sax; Genevieve Lang, hp; Daryl Pratt, perc. ABC 481 0188 34 Emilsson, A. Salute the band, for wind ensemble and percussion (2006). Claude Delangle, sax; Swedish Wind Ensemble/ Christian Lindberg. BIS BIS-1640


Delibes, L. Galop final, from Coppélia (1870). National PO/Richard Bonynge. ABC 480 6403 4

22:30 NEW HORIZONS Psycho sonata Prepared by Robert Small


Duncan, E. Butterfly modernism (2011). Michael Kieran Harvey, pf; Silo String Quartet. Move MD 3362 10

14:00 TURN OF THE CENTURY Prepared by Francis Frank Morley, T. Deep lamenting (pub. 1600). Members of Consort of Musicke/Anthony Rooley. 3 Decca 476 7227 Jones, R. Farewell dear love, from The first book of songs or ayres (1600). Emma Kirkby, sop; Anthony Rooley, lute. 4 Virgin 5 62410 2 Tomkins, T. O sing unto the Lord a new song (pub. 1668). Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips. 4 Gimell GIM 024 Dowland, J. Flow my tears (1600). Berit Norbakken Solset, sop; Barokksolistene/Bjarte Eike. 4 BIS BIS-2057 Morley, T. It was a lover and his lass, from The first booke of ayres or little short songs (pub. 1600). Ian Partridge, ten; Konrad Ragossnig, lute. 4 Cadenza CAD A 836 Victoria, T. de Motet: O quam gloriosum est regnum (1572). Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge/George Guest. 2 Argo ZK 70-71 14:30 TO THE FORE WINDS Prepared by Angela Bell Mozart, W. Oboe quartet in F, K370 (1780-81). George Caird, ob; members of Coull Quartet. LDR LDRCD 1011 14

10:30 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Emyr Evans

Kuhlau, F. Trio in G, op 119 (1831). Paul Fried, fl; Alan Weiss, fl; Bryan Pezzone, pf. Gold Tone GTR-006 18

Wagner, R. Overture to Rienzi (1838-40). Vienna PO/Karl Böhm. DG 477 5445

Danzi, F. Wind quintet in G minor, op 56 no 2 (pub. 1821). Vienna-Berlin Ensemble. DG 423 591-2 14


Beethoven, L. Piano concerto no 2 in B flat, op 19 (1793/94-95). Paul Lewis, pf; BBC SO/Jirí Belohlávek. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908601.30 29 Dvorák, A. Symphony no 9 in E minor, op 95, From the New World (1893). Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan. EMI CDM 7 64325 2 41 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan 13:00 FORGOTTEN RUSSIAN ROMANTIC Sergei Lyapunov Prepared by Stephen Wilson Lyapunov, S. Mazurka in G sharp minor, op 31 no 7 (1908). Florian Noack, pf. Ars ARS 38 132 8


Hashish, symphonic poem, op 53 (1913). USSR Academic SO/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Melodiya MCD 129 24

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Carulli, F. Duo in D flat, op 104 no 1. JeanPierre Rampal, fl; Alexandre Lagoya, gui. CBS MK 42130


Telemann, G. Suite in A minor, TWV55:a 2 (1715-20). Marion Verbruggen, rec; O of the Age of Enlightenment/Monica Huggett. Harmonia Mundi HMT 7907093 29 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Ross Hayes 19:00 JAZZ NICE ‘N EASY with Ken Weatherley 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling and Peter Nelson

The following composers have works of at least five minutes on the November dates listed Gál, H. 1890-1987 17 Geminiani, F. 1687-1762 11 Gershwin, G. 1898-1937 2,14,28 Gibbons, O. 1583-1625 15 Giordano, U. 1867-1948 3 Glass, P. b1937 15,19,28 Glazunov, A. 1865-1936 3,7,15,20 Glière, R. 1875-1976 16 Glinka, M. 1804-1857 29 Goldschmidt, B. 1903-1996 17,23 Gombert, N. c1495-c1560 20 Górecki, H. b1933 5 Gounod, C. 1818-1893 9,16,22 Graf, H. b1954 26 Grainger, P. 1882-1961 7 Granados, E. 1867-1916 15,16 Grieg, E. 1843-1907 21,23 Grovlez, G. 1879-1944 4 Guerrero, J. 1895-1951 16 Gyger, E. b1968 8

Pärt, A. b1935 10 Penderecki, K. b1933 24 Pezel, J. 1639-1704 13 Philidor, F-A. 1726-1795 13 Pichl, V. 1741-1805 13 Cage, J. 1912-1992 5 Pickard, J. b1963 22 Carmichael, J. b1930 15 Pinto, G. 1785-1806 1 Carr-Boyd, A. b1938 7 Piston, W. 1894-1976 3,12 Lalo, E. 1823-1892 11,18 Carulli, F. 1770-1841 30 Platti, G. 1700-1763 13 Lambert, C. 1905-1951 3 Castelnuovo-Tedesco, M. Lange-Müller, P. 1850-1926 7 Poulenc, F. 1899-1963 13 1895-1968 19 Previn, A. b1929 5 Larsson, L-E. 1908-1986 12 Chadwick, G. 1854-1931 15,24 Prokofiev, S. 1891-1953 Lassus, O. de c1530-1594 20 Charlton, R. b1955 21 5,9,21,24,26 Lazzari, F. 1678-1754 20 Chaumont, L. 1630-1712 20 Puccini, G. 1858-1924 23,25 Ligeti, G. 1923-2006 12 Bach, C.P.E. 1714-1788 8,10,17 Chausson, E. 1855-1899 1,14 Liszt, F. 1811-1886 11,20,26,28,30 Puckett, J. b1977 14 Cherubini, L. 1760-1842 22 Bach, J.C.F. 1732-1795 1,29 Lloyd Webber, A. b1948 1,7 Chilcot, T. c 1700-1766 25 Bach, J.S. 1685-1750 Rachmaninov, S. 1873-1943 Locke, M. c1621-1677 28 Chopin, F. 1810-1849 4,5,10 6,13,15,19,21,23,28 7,10,13,17,24 Loeillet de Gant, J.B. 1688Balakirev, M. 1837-1910 2,25 Cimarosa, D. 1749-1801 17 Raff, J. 1822-1882 6,21 c1720 20 Ciurlionis, M. 1875-1911 21 Banney, D. b1968 19 Lutoslawski, W. 1913-1994 12 Rameau, J-P. 1683-1764 13 Bantock, G. 1868-1946 7,25 Cohan, G.M. 1878-1942 14 Ravel, M. 1875-1937 Lyapunov, S. 1859-1924 30 Coleman, C. 1605-c1664 14 2,3,4,11,14,17,24 Barbeler, D. b1972 22 MacDowell, E. 1860-1908 7,12 Rebel, J-F. 1666-1747 6 Copland, A. 1900-1990 Barber, S. 1910-1981 Reich, S. b1936 12 Mahler, G. 1860-1911 7,10,29 2,12,14,22 6,12,14,19,22,28 Reicha, A. 1770-1836 15,19 Marais, M. 1656-1728 29 Hahn, R. 1875-1947 17 Corelli, A. 1653-1713 11,28 Bart, L. b1930 28 Reincken, J. 1623-1722 15,27 Martini, G. 1706-1784 11 Handel, G. 1685-1759 1,8,10 Corigliano, J. b1938 19 Bartók, B. 1881-1945 20,25 Respighi, O. 1879-1936 7,21 Martinu, B. 1890-1959 3 Hartmann, E. 1836-1898 12 Couperin, F. 1668-1733 23 Bax, A. 1883-1953 3,9 Ries, F. 1784-1838 22 Mascagni, P. 1863-1945 5,16 Harvey, M.K. b1961 29 Croes, H. de 1705-1786 15 Beach, A. 1867-1944 2 Riisager, K. 1897-1974 19 Massenet, J. 1842-1912 26 Hawes, W. 1785-1846 1 Crusell, B. 1775-1838 20 Beamish, S. b1956 22 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. 1844Medtner, N. 1880-1951 22 Haydn, J. 1732-1809 Beethoven, L. 1770-1827 1908 11,12,13,20,27 Méhul, É-N. 1763-1817 29 1,8,10,11,13,15,17,21,22,26 d’Indy, V. 1851-1931 21 2,5,6,8,11,12,15,17,22,26,30 Rinck, J. 1770-1846 29 Mendelssohn, F. 1809-1847 Haydn, M. 1737-1806 1,6,29 Damase, J-M. b1928 24 Bellini, V. 1801-1835 3,6,16 Rode, P. 1774-1830 27 1,2,7,8,16,19,20,21,27 Danzi, F. 1763-1826 1,8,9,27,30 Hellendaal, P. 1721-1799 15,27 Mendelssohn, Fanny. 1805Benda, F. 1709-1786 3 Rodrigo, J. 1901-1999 16 Herz, H. 1803-1888 10 Davy, R. c1465-c1507 26 Benda, G. 1722-1795 4 Romberg, A. 1767-1821 22 1847 15 Hiller, F. 1811-1885 27 Dean, B. b1961 8 Benjamin, A. 1893-1960 10 Rore, C. de c1516-1565 27 Mercadante, S. 1795-1870 Berlioz, H. 1803-1869 1,8,9,28 Debussy, C. 1862-1918 4,9,14,23 Hindemith, P. 1895-1963 23 Rosier, C. 1640-1725 20 22,27 Holst, G. 1874-1934 2,3,6 Delibes, L. 1836-1891 7 Bernstein, L. 1918-1990 Roslavets, N. 1881-1944 24 Messiaen, O. 1908-1992 22 Honegger, A. 1892-1955 10 Delius, F. 1862-1934 7,9,21 2,9,14,19,24,28 Rossini, G. 1792-1868 Meyerbeer, G. 1791-1864 20 Hsieh, A. b1984 8 Diabelli, A. 1781-1858 22 Besozzi, C. 1738-1791 18 3,6,13,16,19 Milhaud, D. 1892-1974 8 Hubay, J. 1858-1937 27 Dohnányi, E. 1877-1960 20 Biber, H. 1644-1704 14 Rubbra, E. 1901-1986 10 Mills, R. b1949 13 Hummel, J. 1778-1837 26,27 Donizetti, G. 1797-1848 Bizet, G. 1838-1875 4,11 Rubinstein, A. 1829-1894 13,20 Miskinis, V. b1954 1 Rutter, J. b1945 21 Blankenburg, Q. 1654-1739 27 1,3,16,29 Molique, B. 1802-1869 29 Ibert, J. 1890-1962 4 Monteverdi, C. 1567-1643 6,29 Ryba, J. 1765-1815 8 Duff, A. 1899-1956 21 Boccherini, L. 1743-1805 Moscheles, I. 1794-1870 22 Ireland, J. 1879-1962 1 Duncan, E. b1956 29 7,8,12,26,27,29 Saint-Saëns, C. 1835-1921 Mouton, C. 1626-c1692 28 Ives, C. 1874-1954 13,24 Boëllmann, L. 1862-1897 22 Dvorák, A. 1841-1904 3,10,14,23,25 Mozart, F. 1791-1844 22 3,6,14,15,19,20,22,23,27,30 Bononcini, G. 1670-1747 11 Salieri, A. 1750-1825 4 Mozart, L. 1719-1787 13 Jadin, H. 1769-1802 29 Borne, F. 1840-1920 17 Mozart, W. 1756-1791 1,3,5,6,7, Sarasate, P. de 1844-1908 6 Janácek, L. 1854-1928 21,22 Eccles, J. c1668-1735 25 Borodin, A. 1833-1887 9 8,9,10,13,15,16,17,19,20,21,22,24,2 Satie, E. 1866-1925 9,23 Janequin, C. c1485-1558 11 Bortnyansky, D. 1751-1825 29 Elgar, E. 1857-1934 2,7,9,25 Scarlatti, A. 1659-1725 29 6,27,29,30 Jones, Richard d1744 25 Bottesini, G. 1821-1889 29,30 Eliasson, A. b1947 1 Scarlatti, D. 1685-1757 3 Muczynski, R. b1929 14 Joplin, S. 1868-1917 1,2 Emilsson, A. b1963 29 Boyce, W. 1711-1779 25 Scheidt, S. 1587-1654 11 Josquin Desprez. c1440-1521 20 Myaskovsky, N. 1881-1950 3 Enescu, G. 1881-1955 1 Bozza, E. 1905-1991 23 Schenck, J. 1660-1712 27 Myslivecek, J. 1737-1781 14,22 Joyce, A. 1873-1963 12 Ewazen, E. b1954 14 Brahms, J. 1833-1897 Schickele, P. b1935 20 3,20,21,27,28,30 Schnittke, A. 1934-1998 10,12 Neal, K. b1972 8 Kabalevsky, D. 1904-1987 3,26 Neumann, H. 1792-1861 1 Falla, M. de 1876-1946 16 Bricusse, L. b1931 28 Schobert, J. 1740-1767 13 Kalinnikov, Vasily. 1866-1901 19 Newsome, R. b1930 28 Fesca, F. 1789-1826 22 Bridge, F. 1879-1941 2 Schoenberg, A. 1874-1951 10 Kalkbrenner, F. 1785-1849 16 Britten, B. 1913-1976 5,25,29 Field, J. 1782-1837 17 Schubert, F. 1797-1828 Nielsen, C. 1865-1931 21,25 Kalliwoda, J. 1801-1866 1 Finzi, G. 1901-1956 3,25,27 Broadstock, B. b1952 8 2,5,6,8,10,13,15,17,21,28 Kapsberger, J. c1580-1651 29 Ford, A. b1957 29 Browne, J. fl c1490 26 Schuman, W. 1910-1992 19 Osborne, D. 20th c 5 Klemperer, O. 1885-1973 28 Foss, L. b1922 5 Browne, W. 1877-1946 27 Schumann, R. 1810-1856 Paganini, N. 1782-1840 Frescobaldi, G. 1583-1643 29 Korngold, E. 1897-1957 21,24 Brubeck, D. b1920 22 3,5,17,21 8,10,12,16 Koshkin, N. b1956 1 Fuchs, R. 1847-1927 19 Schuyt, P. 1557-1611 27 Bruch, M. 1838-1920 2,8,15 Paine, J. 1839-1906 12 Koussevitzky, S. 1874-1951 28 Paisible, J. 1650-1721 18 Sherwin, M. 1902-1974 28 Bruckner, A. 1824-1896 20,23 Fux, J. 1660-1741 29 Adam, A. 1803-1856 6 Albéniz, I. 1860-1909 2,3,16 Albert, E. de 1864-1932 14 Alfvén, H. 1872-1960 20 Alkan, C-V. 1813-1888 1 Alyabyev, A. 1787-1851 12 Archduke Rudolph of Austria. 1788-1831 1 Arensky, A. 1861-1906 7,14 Arne, T. 1710-1778 25 Atterberg, K. 1887-1974 21 Auber, D-F-E. 1782-1871 20

Buckley, I. b1978 22 Buechner, M. 1922-1998 17 Busoni, F. 1866-1924 29

Kozeluch, L. 1747-1818 22 Kraus, J.M. 1756-1792 18 Kreisler, F. 1875-1962 24 Kreutzer, R. 1766-1831 29 Krommer, F. 1759-1831 8,16 Kuhlau, F. 1786-1832 30

Shield, W. 1748-1829 25 Shostakovich, D. 1906-1975 5,6,13,14,19,26,27,29 Sibelius, J. 1865-1957 1,2,5,8,15,19,21,22,23,29 Skryabin, A. 1872-1915 17 Smetana, B. 1824-1884 14,19,28 Sor, F. 1778-1839 16 Spohr, L. 1784-1859 21 Stamitz, C. 1745-1801 8,14 Stamitz, J. 1717-1757 4 Stanford, C. Villiers 1852-1924 15,20,25,27 Stanhope, P. b 1969 12 Stanley, J. 1712-1786 25 Strauss, J. II 1825-1899 10 Strauss, R. 1864-1949 15,22,27,29 Stravinsky, I. 1882-1971 2,10,17,27 Suk, J. 1874-1935 5,21,28 Sullivan, A. 1842-1900 21 Svendsen, J. 1840-1911 16 Sweelinck, J. 1562-1621 27 Taneyev, S. 1856-1915 7,24 Tartini, G. 1692-1770 11 Tchaikovsky, P. 1840-1893 3,4,6,7,9,11,12,16,18,23,25,27 Telemann, G. 1681-1767 6,22,27,29,30 Turges, E. c1450-? 26 Turina, J. 1882-1949 15 Vangelis. b1943 15 Vanhal, J. 1739-1813 4,8 Vaughan Williams, R. 18721958 6,20,27 Verdi, G. 1813-1901 3,15,16,18,21,25 Villa-Lobos, H. 1887-1959 5,21 Viotti, G. 1755-1824 15 Vivaldi, A. 1678-1741 7,9,11,13,19,21,27,28 Wagenseil, G. 1715-1777 18 Wagner, R. 1813-1883 6,20,30 Wassenaer, U. 1692-1766 15,18,27 Weber, B. 1766-1842 22 Weber, C.M. 1786-1826 1,8,15,24 Wendling, J. 1723-1797 26 Wesley-Smith, M. b1945 21 Wesley, S. 1766-1837 15 Wesley, S.S. 1810-1876 15 Westendorf, T. c1848-1923 7 Wieniawski, H. 1835-1880 24 Wilby, P. b1949 14 Williams, J. b1932 12,14 Wolf-Ferrari, E. 1876-1948 21 Zelenka, J. 1679-1745 1,3,4,29

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PO: Philharmonic Orchestra NO: National Orchestra RO: Radio Orchestra FO: Festival Orchestra CO: Chamber Orchestra TO: Theatre Orchestra RSO: Radio Symphony Orchestra RTO: Radio & Television

Prom O: Promenade Orchestra Ch & O: Chorus & Orchestra NSO: National Symphony Orchestra alto: male alto ban: bandoneon bar: baritone

bass: bass bn: bassoon bass-bar: bass-baritone cl: clarinet clvd: clavichord cont: contralto cora: cor anglais ct: counter-tenor db: double bass

dbn: double bassoon elec: electronic eng horn: English horn fl: flute fp: fortepiano gui: guitar hn: French horn hp: harp hpd: harpsichord mand: mandolin

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1 Rimsky-Korsakov’s was Spanish, but Tchaikovsky’s was Italian (9) 2 Vestige of a broken crate (5) 3 English top tea when stirred makes it brighter (8) 4 Signifying Nothung (5) 6 Ellington’s mood (6) 7 Conductor back in twice after Puccini opera (9) 8 Back soon. Note for hangman’s equipment (5) 9 Was this composer good at improvisation? (8) 15 Right concern after cereal composition (9) 16 19 down shouldn’t wear this (8) 18 Sounds like Obama justified previous legal decision (9) 19 Fault is starting to trouble woodwind player (8) 22 Race ends eclectic confusion (6) 23 Ravel shepherdess caused echo around first light (5) 24 Palindromic composer (5) 26 Stanford symphony with 22 down flavour (5)


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