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The established meets the unorthodox



The young soprano as the Chimney Sweep’s Miss Hawk

WORLD HARP CONGRESS Coming soon to Sydney


Did history’s most important concert guitarist devote his life’s work in vain?

Beethoven Piano Concertos Robertson and Ax Chief Conductor David Robertson and acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax perform Beethoven’s five piano concertos across three programs. From the classical refinement of the first concertos to the nobility of the ‘Emperor’, revel in the works of a sovereign master played with consummate artistry. David Robertson conductor Emanuel Ax piano




Thu 12 Jun 1.30pm Fri 13 Jun 8pm Sat 14 Jun 2pm

Mon 16 Jun 7pm Wed 18 Jun 8pm




including Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben

Fri 20 Jun 8pm Sat 21 Jun 8pm



˚ Selected performances. ^Booking fees of $7.50 – $8.95 may apply.



3 COVER STORY Ahead of Pinchgut Opera’s The Chimney Sweep, Anna Svenne previews the production with director Mark Gaal and associate artistic director, Erin Helyard 2 Meet the Acacia Quartet 8 Young Virtuosi 10 The Forgotten Composers 11 Flashback with Derek Parker 13 Classical Guitar: Past and Perspectives 14 What’s On 16 CD Reviews 19 Swinging On The Vine 55 Fine Music Friends 56 Crossword and Trivia Quiz

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EDITOR’S DESK It’s the end of financial year and rather than let Mr Abbott and company take all your tax dollars, do consider the tax deductions available when you donate to Fine Music 102.5. One hundred percent! We promise to use your money to continue to bring you fine music, high quality broadcasts and to give backing and exposure to young and emerging musical talent. Donating is simple - just call one of our friendly volunteer receptionists on 9439 4777 or do so securely online at If you’d like a look around the station to see how your money is spent, please join us on Sunday 1 June 10.30am for our open day. One of the latest recipients of the station’s support is the innovative Acacia Quartet. This foursome got together in 2010 and have made a name for themselves as champions of new Australian compositions and for reviving little known classics. They have two new CDs soon to be released - one of which was recorded in the Fine Music studios. They have a busy live performance schedule, and one of their upcoming concerts is part of The Concourse Chatswood’s Live at Lunch series where they’ll perform with flautist, Jane Rutter. More - over the page and in our What’s On section. For Pinchgut Opera and their many ardent fans, 2014 is a particularly exhilarating year with double the work load – two operas rather than their traditional one only. The first, just around the corner, is Antonio Salieri’s The Chimney Sweep (5, 6, 7 July) and then in December they’ll be celebrating Christoph Willibald Gluck’s anniversary year - 300 years since his birth. The opera they have chosen for this is Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride which you will be able to hear on air in our At The Opera program - Wednesday 4 June 8pm. You can read all about Pinchgut’s The Chimney Sweep on page 3. Another major event for the July diary - and a first for Sydney - is the World Harp Congress which will have representatives from 40 countries. Past congresses have been held all over Europe, Israel, the USA and most recently Canada. Anna Svenne lets us know what’s in store - page 6. At Fine Music, we were sad to hear of the passing recently of The Hon Barry O’Keefe AM QC. A former Supreme Court judge and head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Mr O’Keefe was a benefactor of the station and had been involved with us for some 17 years.


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Anna Martin-Scrase, Stefan Duwe, Lisa Stewart and Myee Clohessy

With a passion for championing and showcasing new Australian compositions and reviving little known classics, the Acacia Quartet has carved out a significant niche for itself in the competitive world of chamber music. In just on four short years since forming, the group has been nominated for ARIA and APRA awards for their 2012 albums Blue Silence ) - the complete works for string quartet by Elena Kats-Chernin - and North + South - a collaboration with soprano Jane Sheldon and harpist Genevieve Lang. The inventive Sydney-based foursome comprises the well-credentialed and internationallyexperienced musicians - violinists Lisa Stewart and Myee Clohessy, violist Stefan Duwe and cellist Anna Martin-Scrase. A hallmark of Acacia’s music output is collaboration. And, it is a sign of the respect in which they are held that the likes of Kats-Chernin, among several other esteemed composers and musicians, choose to team up with Acacia. “I still remember the very first rehearsal we had,” says Kats-Chernin. “It was my piece Fast Blue Village for a concert in March 2011, and my spontaneous reaction was - wow I love the sound, I love the way this group just throws themselves into the piece with breakneck tempo without any concern for risks and it is so exciting to witness this complete abandonment and immersing themselves in the music. “It was probably the way Acacia interpreted my pieces with such high individuality and skill that made me suddenly think to ask them to record my works. Luckily they agreed and with Vexations 840 producing the CD [Blue Silence] it all fell into place incredibly quickly.” Acacia works closely with composers to honour the score whilst bringing their own interpretation to the music. They find the experience highly rewarding and their work to date, with composers such as Kats-Chernin, Eric Whitacre, Lyle Chan, Gordon Kerry, Moya 2

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Henderson and Jeremy Rose they say has been a truly enlightening process. Performers they have worked with include Sheldon, bassoonist Kim Walker, pianist Gerard Willems, singer/songwriter Katie Noonan and pianist and composer Sally Whitwell. And soon to be added to the list is acclaimed flautist, Jane Rutter - they will join Rutter for a Live at Lunch concert on 2 July at The Concourse Chatswood. Their new CD release, out in August and to be followed by a tour of Sydney, Canberra, Wollongong and Newcastle, is Different Worlds. It sees the group joined by another musical adventurer - classical saxophonist Nick Russoniello - ABC Young Performer of the Year and Fine Music’s 2014 Kruger Scholarship winner. The compositions for this CD come from Astor Piazzola, Chick Corea and Australian composer Jeremy Rose. Ahead of that major undertaking, Acacia has another exciting first. They will perform a new Joe Chindamo work which was written with the support of an Australia Council Grant. The world premiere of the string quartet composition will be a highlight of this month’s Out of the Box concerts. Chindamo was so enthusiastic at the prospect of writing for the quartet that he commented, “If I were marooned on a desert island and my fellow lost souls just happened to be the members of a great string quartet (who also just happened to have their instruments with them), I will have found an inexhaustible means of indulging my musical visions. As such, when Acacia extended an  invitation to compose a work for them, I jumped at the chance.” Another album is also in the offing featuring works of Australian composer Lyle Chan, entitled An AIDS Activist’s Memoir. This deeply personal and moving work is the musical memoire of Chan’s time as an AIDS activist in the 1990s. Acacia and Chan have previously teamed up with Chan in the role of producer (with Vexations840) for Blue Silence.

BECOMING THE QUARTET The four who would become the Acacia Quartet met at different stages of their lives - Lisa Stewart and Myee Clohessy at National Music Camp as teenagers; Lisa and Stefan Duwe performing together in Germany; Myee and Stefan recording for ABC Classics in 2002; and Lisa and Stefan spotting Anna Martin-Scrase and her red cello case on a Manly ferry. They finally came together in 2010 and found they had a strong mutual empathy and desire to perform chamber music. Over four short years, their bond has gone beyond that of colleagues to become that of dear friends, supporting one another through personal tragedies such as the passing of parents; joys, such as the birth of children; difficulties such as ill health; as well as delighting in each other’s achievements. They have all performed in a range of ensembles including various chamber groups and orchestras. Highlights include Clohessy’s full-time engagement with the Norwegian Arctimus Ensemble as well as serving as Assistant Concertmaster of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (under Daniel Harding); Stewart’s participation as Concertmaster and soloist for the Cologne Chamber Orchestra as well as Guest 3rd Concertmaster of the London Philharmonic Orchestra (under Bernard Haitink); Duwe’s performing with the Philharmonia Hungarica and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen; and Martin-Scrase’s time in Salzburg with the Wiener Jeunesse Orchester and the Salzburg Chamber Soloists. The four are also passionate teachers and tutor each year at the South Coast Music Camp as well as coach HSC composition and performance students at various schools. – Wendy Todd

OUT OF THE BOX CONCERTS Thursday 19 June 7pm Australian Hall 150 Elizabeth Street, Sydney Saturday 21 June 6.30pm The Rose Room, Burradoo NSW Sunday 22 June 3pm Mosman Art Gallery

Pinchgut Opera

Bribery and blackmail. Anarchic domestic affairs - it’s every man for himself in Pinchgut Opera’s The Chimney Sweep. Sydney Conservatorium honours student, soprano Alexandra Oomens performs as the cook, Leisl, in the production directed by Mark Gaal.

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“As with the best comedies,” says this year’s director for Pinchgut, Mark Gaal, “The Chimney Sweep takes a sly look at life under the guise of frivolity. Desire, gratification and ambition are exposed as real and primary. And yet also present is genuine affection, an abundance of generosity and an appetite and delight for life that is as inspiring as it is enjoyable.” The story in a nutshell: Volpino, an Italian chimney sweep, and Lisel, a cook, are planning their imminent wedding. Volpino discovers that Lisel’s mistresses - Mrs Hawk (a widowed ex-opera singer) and Miss Hawk (her stepdaughter) - are being pursued by two exmusicians, Mr Bear and Mr Wolf, who have recently fallen into their fortunes. Volpino senses a chance to secure his and Lisel’s future. 4

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The Seraglio was the singspiel that followed The Chimney Sweep at the National Theatre in Vienna. “It’s no accident that after seeing a performance of The Chimney Sweep,” adds Gaal, “the then 25-year-old Mozart was inspired to write The Abduction. It is, after all, a comedy in which complex relationships are played out in a fantastic conceit, just as they are in Salieri’s work!”

but vulnerable, “Indulgent self-obsessed but open…

Salieri’s librettist, Johann Leopold von Auenbrugger, was a man of science and medicine, and Gaal sees parallels in the manner in which he dissects complex human behaviour in all his characters. “Indulgent but vulnerable, self-obsessed but open, they remain as identifiably human today as they no doubt were in the 1780s.” The Chimney Sweep has never before been recorded nor professionally staged in modern times. That this singspiel was performed more than 80 times between 1781 and 1791 in Germanspeaking lands demonstrates how much Salieri’s music was appreciated and enjoyed, and how his themes resonated with audiences in his time. Pinchgut felt it was high time to restore Salieri’s good name and his music, and bring this

gratification and “ Desire, ambition are exposed..

Posing as a fugitive Italian nobleman he worms his way into the affections of the two Mistresses Hawk while assuming the role of their singing coach and accent tutor. Then begins a delicate game of cat and mouse as Volpino seeks to auction the women to their suitors, while simultaneously stringing the two ladies along in their dreams of attaining the rank of nobility. “Salieri probably intended the title role of Volpino to be something of a self-portrait or self-parody,” says Pinchgut’s co-artistic director Erin Helyard, who will direct from the fortepiano. “Volpino is not only a chimney sweep but also an Italian musician residing in a German-speaking city. Many times he sits down to a keyboard on stage and accompanies and teaches the lady singers.” Salieri often paints the sound of Volpino’s keyboard accompaniment very cleverly with pizzicato strings. The arias that Mrs Hawk and Miss Hawk sing for Volpino to show off their operatic prowess and also to seduce the wily Italian, are virtuosic tour-de-forces. “The original singer for Miss Hawk was of course the great Caterina Cavalieri,” continues Heylard. “She was trained by Salieri himself, and is most famous today for creating the role of Constanza in Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio.”

This is a landmark year for Pinchgut Opera - for the first time in the company’s 12-year history, they’re tackling two productions in a single year. First cab off the rank in early July is a sexy, fun romp by Mozart’s great rival, Antonio Salieri - The Chimney Sweep. If you’ve seen and enjoyed the fictional account of Mozart’s life as presented in the film Amadeus, you’ll recall that Antonio Salieri was alleged to have poisoned the younger composer. Mozart’s murderer? Pah! Nothing could be further from the truth. Mozart and Salieri did indeed enjoy a healthy rivalry, but were firm friends by the time of Mozart’s untimely death. (Sadly, and somewhat prosaically, Mozart simply caught the fatal “bug” that was doing the rounds of young men in Vienna in the late 1700s.) The neglected gem that Pinchgut Opera has chosen to mount in the first of two productions this year is Salieri’s The Chimney Sweep. Rather than strictly opera, The Chimney Sweep falls into the category of a singspiel. Literally “singplay”, the singspiel was a favourite genre of Emperor Joseph II, where much of the drama is spoken rather than sung as recitative. Mozart’s The Magic Flute is a great example, though directors these days often make judicious and extensive cuts to the spoken word. Singspiels often featured hilarious romantic plots, and comically exaggerated characterisations of good and evil.

Sydneysider Mark Gaal – director, The Chimney Sweep

neglected early Classical jewel to life. “Not only is the score full of vocal fireworks and buffa patter,” says Heylard, “but there are also some highly dramatic ensemble numbers.” The final “redemption” quartet has some of the most beautifully touching passages in the whole singspiel. “Salieri was also quick to add some local colour for the Viennese,” Erin continues. “At the end of Act III, Lisel sings a superb ariette in the style of a rollicking Austrian Ländler. And of course Miss Hawk has that stunningly brilliant slow aria in which she ascends to a high ‘E’.” Tackling this virtuosic role for Pinchgut’s production will be young Australian soprano Janet Todd, who hails from Melbourne. While she admits to still being “a young soprano with a path ahead in my career that may take turns in any direction,” her voice is well suited to early Classical music. She has sung Zerlina and Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) for Opera Australia, and in May this year sang Pamina (The Magic Flute) for Opera on the Beach in Coolangatta. “Staying within the world of the opera was a bit of a challenge with waves crashing and wind blowing around us, but it was all made more exciting by being out in the elements,” enthuses Todd. No such meteorological challenges come July in the cosy, acoustically divine surrounds of the City Recital Hall for The Chimney Sweep. “It’s our home,” says Heylard. “Pinchgut’s productions are perfectly suited to the intimacy and immediacy of sound in Angel Place. And though we’re introducing the added element of spoken dialogue in this piece, the music will always come first for us - of that you can be sure!” Teacher and Student To the casual listener, Salieri sounds like Mozart - or more accurately, Mozart sounds like Salieri, as Salieri came first! He was the foremost Italian composer in Vienna at the time. He was also the greatest student and protégé of Christoph Gluck; at his most serious, Salieri certainly sounds like his teacher. With their two productions in 2014, Pinchgut is highlighting this teacher-student relationship: Salieri’s The Chimney Sweep in July, and Gluck’s crowning achievement, Iphigénie en Tauride in December.

Iphigénie is Gluck’s most “dramatically involving work…

Gluck and Salieri first met around 1770, at a musical Sunday morning “salon”. Gluck, the elder, soon became an informal advisor, friend and confidante. Interestingly, when Gluck was offered the chance to compose the inaugural opera for La Scala opera house in Milan in 1778,

Erin Helyard in rehearsal with the Orchestra of the Antipodes for Pinchgut Opera. Photo - Keith Saunders

he declined. It’s possible that he was busy at work on Iphigenie and couldn’t accommodate the demands of an additional opera project. The commission was instead offered to the younger Salieri, who gratefully accepted. It was the first of many occasions with Gluck was able to act as patron and champion for the younger composer. Iphigénie is Gluck’s most dramatically involving work. The story is both very conventional in one sense - it’s a Greek myth - and less so in another: it’s one of the few operas where the central character is female, and the story is not about her falling into or out of love. How about that! Instead, it’s a tale of familial love and deep friendship; noble aims of sacrifice, duty and honour are played out within a taught drama. It contains much of Gluck’s best music; the title character will be sung by Caitlin Hulcup who Sydney audiences would remember from her performance in the title role of Griselda. Fine Music 102.5 has been celebrating Gluck’s anniversary year - 300 years since his birth - with regular broadcasts of all his operas throughout 2014. To give you a taste of what’s on offer from Pinchgut, you can hear Iphigénie en Tauride on Wednesday 4 June 8pm in AT THE OPERA. Or, if you prefer the live experience, then Pinchgut will present Iphigénie en Tauride at City Recital Hall, Angel Place on 3, 5, 7 and 9 December. See for details.

Pinchgut Opera Presents The Chimney Sweep by Antonio Salieri Stuart Haycock Volpino Amelia Farrugia Mrs Hawk Janet Todd Miss Hawk Alexandra Oomens Lisel Christopher Saunders Mr Wolf David Woloszko Mr Bear David Hidden Tomasso Erin Helyard Conductor & fortepiano Mark Gaal Director Orchestra of the Antipodes on period instruments Libretto by Leopold Auenbrugger Spoken and sung in English, German and Italian with English surtitles 5, 6 & 7 July City Recital Hall Angel Place, Sydney Bookings and enquiries 02 8256 2222 June 2014

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The World Harp Congress - Heaven Sent Come July, Sydney will play host to the World Harp Congress, the biggest gathering of harpists in the world. What’s the collective noun for a gathering of harpists? A heavenly host? A glissando? A pluck? We’re not sure, but the answer may well become apparent in July when Sydney plays host to the 12th World Harp Congress. An international triennial event, this week-long festival is coming to the Southern hemisphere for the first time in its 36-year history, attracting delegates and performers from 40 different countries and cultures. The harp is one of the most ancient instruments, with a history stretching back to 3,500 BC in Mesopotamia. From the African kora to the Japanese koto, the Irish clàrsach to the modern orchestral harp, it’s an instrument that finds a home in all cultures and styles. Famous harpists through history include King David, Marie Antoinette, Carlos Salzedo and, perhaps most well known of all, Harpo Marx. As legend has it, Harpo was bullied as school, so he left and instead taught himself to play on a harp he inherited. A wonderful consolation, given the fame he later found as the Marx Brother comedian who remained mute on stage, but instead ‘spoke’ through his harp. The World Harp Congress program has been specially devised by local artistic director Alice Giles, and will showcase the amazing array of styles that the harp can play, from early music, through various ethnic cultures, jazz, contemporary and classical music. “This is the first time the WHC has really opened

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Duo Scorpio Kathryn Andrews and Kristi Shade

up to all cultures and styles. Australia is such a multicultural country, and I wanted the program to reflect that diversity,” says Giles. “We’re hosting harpists from Uganda, Iran, Japan, Brazil, Europe and North America, just to name a few. But there will also be a focus on Australian and New Zealand content too. This is really our chance to show the rest of the harp world the best of our harpists and composers for the harp.” The daytime program for delegates includes masterclasses, workshops, lecturedemonstrations, panel discussions, and a daily focus on youth public performance. Amongst those youngsters performing at Sydney’s

historic Garrison Church will be a rare sight indeed - a young Australian male harpist, Rowan Phemister. Eighteen-years-old from Yass, Phemister says this will be his first harp congress: “I don’t really know what to expect, but it’s such a golden opportunity to hear so many harpists from around the world.” Phemister remains unfazed at the prospect of playing to a hall full of harpists. “Yeah, I might be a bit nervous, but there’s going to be so much to learn from everyone.” Phemister is also the only male member of SHE - the Seven Harp Ensemble, a group directed by Alice Giles, which will be performing the opening work at the Sydney Town Hall Gala Opening concert of the congress. A new commission from Australian composer Ross Edwards, Harp Mantras will feature the seven harps, sounds of the Australia environment and didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton. Says Gil, “The harp is capable of a myriad of different sounds and tone colours. This piece from Ross is going to be a very evocative ‘welcome to Australia’ for all the international harpists.” Events and Performers This program spans all the continents of the globe, with performers from Australia, USA, China, Venezuela, Germany and Uganda. (And before anyone raises complaint, Alice Giles travelled to Antarctica in 2011 with her harp on a creative fellowship – following in the footsteps of her grandfather, an adventurer who accompanied Mawson on his first expedition!) Amongst the international visitors is Albert Ssempeke, son of the former royal court musician to Kabaka (King) Muteesa II

of Buganda. Ssempeke plays the traditional Endongo – a bowed or ‘“arched” lyre, and the Adungu, an instrument from Buganda, a subnational kingdom in Uganda.

Canto Ostinato Dutch-born Gwyneth Wentink was the youngest ever winner of the prestigious International Harp Competition in Israel, being just 16 years old at the time. She was also the first solo harpist to be named Young Concert Artist in New York, one year later. Her musical journeys have taken her from royal palaces in Holland performing for Queen Beatrix, to festivals of world music in Mumbai. Canto Ostinato is a seminal minimalist work by Dutch composer Simeon den Holt. Tonal and mesmerising, the work allows for flexible scoring and duration – some performances have taken up to a day! Wentink will perform a 60-minute version on solo harp, accompanied by some audio-visual elements. Also on the program are two harp-and-dance combinations: Stasa Mirkovic Grujic from Serbia and Sirin Pancaroglu from Turkey, performing duo harp with percussion and traditional dance; and DueAttemaHaring with dancer Miguel Fiol Duran, also from the Netherlands, who draw on inspiration from Radiohead, John Cage and Arvo Pärt. Following in Wentink’s footsteps as a winner of the International Harp Competition in Israel is stunning French harpist Anaïs Gaudemard, who took out the coveted first prize in 2013. She confesses, ‘My family does not really understand about music!’ but nevertheless, this young virtuoso has been allowed to follow her passion for the harp. Part of her prize for winning in Israel included a brand new harp – a not inconsiderable win, given harps can range in price for $A15,000 to over $A100,000. But,

The youngest of the harpists, Alisa Sadikova

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Gaudemard laughs, things have become a little crowded at home: “Yes! It is wonderful, but I already have two harps. I can’t have three. So, I will sell my first harp and upgrade!” Joining her in concert is another of that rarer breed – the male harpist. Gender matters not a whit to Remy van Kesteren from the Netherlands, who took out First Prize in the 2013 USA International Harp Competition. Rather, it’s all about the instrument. “I want to let the world hear what the harp is capable of; it is an instrument with which you can tell the most beautiful stories. And that’s what music is all about: telling a personal story! The power of a musician, who plays honestly and purely, without compromises, but with a large degree of risk-taking, is what inspires me in music.” Viva la France! Many of the greatest works for harp come from France – composers such as Debussy, Faure and Ravel all having successfully turned their hand to write for this challenging

instrument. Likewise, French harpists have long dominated the international harp world. Indeed, Isabelle Moretti’s name is synonymous with the interpretation of many of these composer’s works, as a quick Google search of “French Harp Music” will attest. She performs a program including Ravel’s much-loved Introduction & Allegro, for which she will be joined by musicians from our own Australia Ensemble. Also featured in this program is the Congress’ youngest harpist, 11-year-old Russian child prodigy, Alisa Sadikova. Tiny in stature, but most certainly not in sound, this angelic child harpist will perform a work with orchestra by featured congress composer Bernard Andrès. Andrew Lawrence-King’s name is synonymous with early music. Since bursting onto the scene in 1996 with an album by his group The Harp Consort of 17th century Spanish dances, Lawrence-King has carved out a career as an early music specialist. The harp’s many guises through history mean that Lawrence-King is expert on the clàrsach (early Irish harp), Spanish triple harp, and Baroque double harp. For this program, Andrew revisits the Spanish repertoire. His triple harp will travel with him from his home in Guernsey. It’s delicate construction means it needs a seat on the plane, rather than going in the hold – quite the travel companion! The World Harp Congress culminates in a performance with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Simone Young. Israeli harpist Sivan Magen, and our own Louise Johnson will perform concertos by Rodrigo and Bracegirdle. And because you can never get enough harp, Young has also programmed two orchestral works with multiple harp forces required – no less than six, in fact – in Liszt’s peaceful Orpheus and Zemlinsky’s atmospheric The Mermaid. Now, what was that collective noun again?... – Anna Svenne June 2014

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Young Virtuosi The last of the semi finalists for the Young Virtuoso Award 2014 is broadcast this month. Our broadcast series with the Even Younger Performers follows and we round off this month with the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra concert featuring violinist Grace Clifford. The Young Performer winner, State and National, Grace was awarded this as part of her prize. ALEXANDER WAITE - PIANO

Alexander Waite, 22 (AmusA and LMusA with Distinction) began learning the piano 11 years ago, after a brief stint on the electric keyboard. He grew up in Gippsland, regional Victoria with his parents and sister, but in 2011, moved to Sydney to commence studies at the Sydney Conservatorium with Dr Paul Rickard-Ford; he is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Music (Performance). A recipient of the Bessie Cook scholarship, Alex says this is one of his most valued achievements: “It was the result of a gap year in which I stayed at home and practised, and I am proud of my discipline throughout that year.” Alex has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist, taking top honours at regional Victorian eisteddfods and at the Sydney Eisteddfod. In 2012, he was nominated by the Conservatorium to perform a Theme and Variations recital at Willoughby as part of their Emerging Artists Series, and in 2013, participated in their Grand Western Tour across Central-West NSW. Alex’s hobbies include “playing the guitar, watching the cricket during summer and spending time with friends and girlfriend Leni.” EVEN YOUNGER ARTISTS RECORDING On the morning of Sunday 30 March, sounds from a myriad of instruments being furiously

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practised floated along the walls and corridors of the station. Voice, violin, flute and clarinet (amongst others) competed with each other as the young artists squeezed in some last minute practice before their final recording in the Performance Studio. For many of them, the prospect of being recorded for broadcast live on air was an immensely exciting and valuable one, warranting a nervous buzz of tension and adrenalin. All performers gathered in the library for a pre-recording debrief and interview with Chloe Chung (program presenter) and myself. Going around the circle, each performer introduced themselves and their pieces, ranging from the Hungarian Dances of Brahms to the soliloquies of Gordon. Each performer’s competency and professionalism was epitomised in their passionate descriptions of how they came to learn and love their respective instruments. Take 15 year old Rachel, for example. Going into her 8th year of playing the trumpet, Rachel jumped at this recording opportunity after hearing about it from her teacher. But beyond her musical talents, Rachel also has a keen interest in acting. She starred in a school production of Les Miserables as Nadia, and hopes to pursue a career in acting. Sitting across from Rachel is 21 year old soprano Imogen-Faith, a Conservatorium student who was required to train in German pronunciation in the process of learning her religious song. She thinks that German is a beautiful language, but admits that pronunciation is hard. ImogenFaith is visiting Verona for two weeks later in the year as part of a Conservatorium chamber course, Estivo, and is very excited at this opportunity. The only percussion player in the group of 12 is 11 year old Mathew, who took up the marimba because he thought it “would be fun”, and also plays the piano.

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At the conclusion of the group interview, the performers dispersed, some resuming their practising whilst the rest chatted amongst themselves. Chloe and I became involved in an animated discussion with piano players Kevin, Aidan and Denny (11, 13 and 16 respectively) about topics ranging from school, to the latest films and TV series, to all-time favourite books (of which I stood firmly by the timeless Harry Potter classics!) After another half an hour or so, the studio and recording engineers were ready to go. Nervous, yet undoubtedly anticipative, the 12 filed into the performance studio for what was, I was told, an unforgettably challenging yet thoroughly rewarding experience. GRACE CLIFFORD PERFORMS WITH NORTH SYDNEY SYMPHONY

Grace Clifford is a rising star. She started learning the violin when she was four and last year, at the age of just 14, she took out the title of Fine Music 102.5’s Young Performer of the Year. North Sydney Symphony Orchestra is soon to welcome her as soloist in the Violin Concerto by Beethoven. Alongside this soulful and majestic work, the orchestra performs Beethoven’s spirited Symphony No. 4, written in 1814. Frequently overshadowed by  the revolutionary “Eroica” Symphony No. 3 and the powerhouse of the Fifth, this sunny, mercurial work is full of surprises. Steven Hillinger conducts North Sydney Symphony in its second concert for the year, with SSO violin Shuti Huang leading this talented ensemble of  musicians from across the North Shore. - Alison Zhou Sunday 15 June 2.30pm, Smith Auditorium, Shore School, Blue St, North Sydney.

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It has been reckoned that in the 1890s Australia had the highest number of pianos per capita in the world. This allowed musically-inclined people to become performers, at various levels of ability, and some of them began to compose. Born Annie May Colette Summerbell at 253 Bourke St in Sydney on 8 November 1867, May was performing in public by age 23 and had had her first composition, a waltz for piano, published. The future seemed auspicious when she married Edwin Hubert Glasson at St Joseph’s Church in Woollahra on 18 January 1893. The groom presented his bride with a diamond brooch for her veil, and the bridesmaids, May’s sisters, with gold bangles. Husband and wife travelled to Carrington in Katoomba for their honeymoon, then on to Hobart and New Zealand before taking lodgings at the expensive Metropole Hotel in Sydney.

was sentenced to “ Edwin hang at Bathurst Gaol…

The problem was that Edwin was living considerably beyond his means. He sought to solve the issue by robbing the City Bank at Carcoar on the night of 24 September. Challenged by the awoken bank manager he hacked him and a young female to death with his tomahawk before escaping with a small amount of money. He was captured, tried, found guilty and sentenced to hang at Bathurst Gaol on 29 November. May was heavily pregnant with daughter Noela at the time.

The young pianist survived by giving music lessons, performing and dedicating a steady stream of published compositions to eminent persons from whom in return she received a degree of patronage. She also took up journalism. A devout Catholic, May married again on 4 July 1901, this time at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney to a widower named Stanton John Senior. They took up residence in Botany but some two years later Stanton kissed his 10

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wife goodbye and headed to South Africa to make his fortune, leaving her to provide for one-year old twins. In time he wrote to her that he owned a gold mine, a motor car and a beautiful house. Living in poor circumstances, May responded with a registered letter asking for money. He sent none but was complicit in spreading the rumour that he had been killed on safari. May was a foundation member of the NSW Institute of Journalists on 28 December 1907 the year in which her piano piece “Beaux Yeux” was composed. Twelve months later it became popular and was taken up by the NSW State Military Band, the bands of the visiting American fleet and the band of HMS Powerful. Her vocal piece “Ave Maria Op.158” of 1908 gained numerous performances in various renditions. At the same time May was music critic for the Sunday Times newspaper who sent her to Melbourne in November of 1909 to describe the dresses worn during Australia’s most famous horse racing carnival. She composed “The Blue Pacific March” in 1911 and it was premiered at the Sydney Town Hall on 14 July by none other than the touring John Philip Sousa and his band. Things certainly were turning out fine until in January 1912 she received an unexpected visitor: her husband, who expressed his desire to resume their relationship. This “Hi honey, I’m home” routine did not go down well with May, particularly when he admitted to having fathered a child with a concubine. She applied for a divorce on the grounds of desertion and adultery on 24 April. A decree nisi was granted the following day. Upon the outbreak of the Great War, May began to compose patriotic songs, the proceeds from which she used to aid wounded Australian soldiers. When May announced that she would travel to England to promote her music in 1924 the esteem in which she was held could be gauged by the community’s response. She was given a farewell luncheon at Farmer’s Restaurant in Sydney by the Institute of Journalists on 1 February, a farewell tea party at The Ambassadors two days later, a testimonial at the Sydney Town Hall on 12 March during which she was presented with a cheque for 219 pounds 14 shillings and sixpence and a reception at the Wentworth Cafe by the Shakespeare Society (of which May had been a long time member) on 21 March during which she was presented with a silver card case. Despite taking some 100 compositions with her, her sojourn seems to have been largely unsuccessful and she returned to Sydney in November of the following year. Performances of her works became fewer as the years went by and she fell into obscurity, with her place and date of death not yet resolved clearly by genealogical trees but most probably at Willandra Private Hospital in Marrickville, Sydney sometime in 1948. -Stephen Pleskun History of Australian Composers Stephen Pleskun is the author of A Chronological History of Australian Composers and their Compositions. This four volume series includes more than 800 composers and over 30,000 compositions. Pleskun traces the history and development of classical music in Australia. From obscure and forgotten composers to those who attained an international reputation, the books reveal their output, unique experiences and travails. The foundation and demise of music ensembles, institutions, venues and festivals are part of the story and included in the narrative are performers, conductors, entrepreneurs, educators, administrators, instrument makers, musicologists, music critics and philanthropists. A concise yet comprehensive picture of Australian music making can be found in any given year. Available online through the or

Flashback with Derek Parker RHYTHM OF THE DANCE

Dancers have always had to be extremely musical - the art is, after all, the metamorphosis of music into movement, and if the movement is not in every way an accompaniment of the music the dancer fails, and should probably indeed not be a dancer at all. Two great ballerinas have talked to me about this but perhaps the dancer who had the most extraordinary understanding of music was an indifferent dancer, but became a great teacher and impresario. It was in 1913 that the dancers of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes were faced with the problem of dancing to Stravinsky’s monstrously strange score for Sacre de Printemps. Happy with the ballet scores of Tchaikovsky and Minkus and Drigo, which were second nature to them and imposed very few rhythmical difficulties, the dancers’ musicality was tested to the limit by the Stravinsky score. Nijinsky, the choreographer, seemed to understand it almost instinctively - but even the rehearsal pianist couldn’t get the score right, and Stravinsky himself had to take over, kicking the piano to emphasise the

rhythms. Diaghilev brought in a Polish dancer whose musicality he trusted to help the others. This was Marie Rambert, later to run for many years her own ballet company in London. An extraordinary woman - an insomniac who spent the nights learning all Shakespeare’s sonnets by heart - she managed to interpret the new seemingly eccentric tempi, yet even so at the first performance Nijinsky had to stand on a chair in the wings loudly counting the bars so that the dancers could keep to time.

A dancer without rhythm “might as well have no feet.

If many avowed music-lovers turn up their noses at opera - and they do - many more, I suspect, are not great enthusiasts for ballet. Nor are some conductors. Thomas Beecham, conducting a scene in Swan Lake, did so faster than it could possibly be performed. As the exhausted dancers tottered panting from the stage, he turned to the leader and said, “That made the blighters hop!” (He didn’t actually use the word “blighters”, but it’s probably near enough.) What links opera and ballet, however, is the intense knowledge and understanding of music shared by opera singers and ballet dancers.

Rambert was - though charming to outsiders - a tyrant in the classroom, and her insistence on musicality was complete. “A dancer without rhythm might as well have no feet,” she said imperiously. Her own feet were unquestionably dependable: I was talking to her once, towards the end of her life, on a number 88 bus when she realised she had missed her stop, simply got to her feet and jumped off the moving vehicle in the middle of Oxford Street. She did not fall over. I doubt if she fell over in her entire life. Tamara Karsavina, the first to dance the leading role in Sacre, had been the prima ballerina of the Kirov company in Leningrad. Far less wellknown in the West than Pavlova, she took over the part when the latter, terrified by the score, simply could not cope with it, and fled. She went on to create many parts to music that previous dancers would have found impossible - and which she herself found taxing: she told me how she and Ravel sat at the back of the stage while he tapped out the rhythms of a particularly difficult dance in Daphnis and Chloe.

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I never saw her dance of course, but as an old woman in her eighties every movement announced her musicality. Shakespeare said he “never saw a goddess go” - he never saw Karsavina. She once asked if I could use my influence to stop the BBC playing ballet music, as when she heard it she always started dancing around her kitchen. One of my last memories of her is at an enormous party for, I think, Fonteyn; at one moment in the evening, suddenly every noise in the room was stilled and everyone turned to the door - Karsavina had walked in, grace personified. I was fortunate enough to watch her and one of her partners, Stanislas Idzikovsky, take class (in an upstairs room of a pub in Shepherd’s Bush) and the vigour with which he thumped out the time on the floor with a heavy walking stick testified to his insistence on perfect timing.

The only dancer who actually became a conductor, as far as I know, was Rudolph Nureyev, who towards the end of his life conducted full ballets at the Met and the Los Angeles Opera House. He also conducted conventional scores with the Failoni Orchestra, and one Viennese critic dubbed him “Little Karajan”, which may have been slightly over the top, though indeed Karajan had encouraged him, and even offered to teach him. (There is a fascinating interview with him on the subject on YouTube.) There were bitter complaints when choreographers started using non-ballet scores for new works. Certainly, I can’t think that Isadora Duncan added much to Beethoven’s Ninth by dancing to it, and great liberties have been taken and they continue. On the other hand there are some ballets which interpret the music almost to perfection: one thinks of Ashton’s interpretation of Elgar’s Enigma Variations, or Macmillan’s Requiem, based on Fauré. Such ballets would not, however, impress us if they were performed by dancers who could not get to know and fall in love with the music, and were unable to grasp not only the composer’s intention, but understand how it has been realised. - Derek Parker

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THE GUITAR: PAST AND PERSPECTIVES When, in the first half of the 20th century, Andrés Segovia’s vocation towards the guitar burst forth marking the beginning of his career - and his era - he was aware of the crucial relevance of the two most important aspects that would drive his efforts to either unprecedented success or to complete disaster: the target audience and the repertoire. Mainly, the repertoire was the keystone that would determine if a certain audience - carefully selected among the most prominent men of culture at the time - would show interest and would be moved by such an arrogant youth playing such a debased instrument. The results of Segovia’s choices are indelibly etched in the history of music.

repertoire: the actual, “Theinestimable, precious

In the last 100 years, the guitar more than any other instrument has attracted the attention of many composers, far more, in both quality and quantity than it did during its golden age in the 18th century. After the harmonic and instrumental innovations put in place by such eminent personalities as Debussy and Ravel - who incidentally never wrote a note for the guitar - numerous composers (seldom guitarists themselves) required an intimate yet colourful instrument to express their musical ideas: a little orchestra, that little orchestra that Berlioz identified a few decades earlier. The first call for a new original repertoire came from Andres Segovia, but his was not the only one. After and aside from him, almost every relevant guitarist has worked side by side with composers to contribute to the growth of the instrument’s repertoire; none more significantly so than the Italian guitarist and musicologist Angelo Gilardino, whose unequalled list of works as composer, editor or dedicatee represents without doubt the most important contribution to this field. Since the nineties, another Italian scholar, Vincenzo Pocci, undertook the enormous task of cataloguing the entire works for and with guitar written since 1900. His catalogue, consultable for free over the Internet, lists some 52,000 titles. Another publication worthy of attention is “Guitar’s top 100, a guide to classical guitar’s most recorded music”, by Canadian scholar Enrique Robichaud where we learn that among the entire recordings of the last thirty years it is possible to listen to an inordinate number of interpretation of “Recuerdos de la Alhambra” and “Romance Anonimo” (aka Jeux intredits) while most of the

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more recent, and musically significant repertoire is conspicuously absent. Furthermore, in the last three years, the recording industry under the aegis of the most renowned labels, has released some of the most embarrassing guitar recordings to date. On one side, it appears that, according to the artistic directors of Sony Classical - the label that distributed Julian Bream and John Willams - the classical guitar is no more than a party instrument suitable to play tiny songs and rhetorical melodies; on another, Deutsche Grammophon - whose catalogue includes some historical guitar recordings of Yepes and Segovia - used the brilliant technique of a young Montenegrin guitarist to reheat another unmissed Aranjuez after showing with a certain pride that very same “Jeux intredits” for nothing less than guitar and orchestra.

history’s most important “ Did concert guitarist devote his life’s work in vain?

treasure of the guitar.

It is thus evident that the value of the heritage of Segovia has not been embraced nor given due consideration as it was intended. But can we say that that heritage died with its creator? Did history’s most important concert guitarist devote his life’s work in vain? Certainly not: despite the opinion of many musical institutions that ban the guitar from their programs without any attempt to check such a proposal. This appears an opportune time for a new rebirth of this instrument, and the signals of a golden dawn are strong and clear. It is undeniable

that, aside from the anachronistic endurance of many stale programs, a conspicuous number of young guitarists have begun following the paths of the great masters of the past. All over the world there are clever and talented guitarists endeavouring to create important projects aimed at exploring and promoting the most relevant new works, without limiting their efforts to the over-listened “hit parade”. This is the case in the work of Cristiano Porqueddu, whose recordings, cornerstones and inspiring masterworks for the new generation of guitar virtuosi, display a remarkably strong structure and insightful thoughtfulness in his selection of the music; or Luigi Attademo, whose idea of the guitar transcends the conception of music and refers to a wider humanistic environment; or Tillman Hoppstock whose musicological approach merged with an outstanding technique has brought the guitar to a new level of interpretation. The list of such audacious interpreters would be too long to compile here, but there is plenty of space for it to grow. There is a world yet to be discovered, much work to be done, and no time to lose. It is the precise responsibility of today’s guitarists to extend their exploration of the music that belongs to their instrument, to bring it into the light, to underline its immense value and give it to concert seasons all over the world - to create a good reason to reintroduce the guitar into concert programs, into the place where it belongs. - Ermanno Brignolo June 2014

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CHAMBER AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA MAHLER 4 AND SIBELIUS 6 Tuesday 17 June 8pm Wednesday 18 June 7pm Friday 27 June 1.30pm Saturday 28 June 7pm City Recital Hall, Angel Place Sunday 29 June 2pm Sydney Opera House Tickets: $45-$129 Bookings: 1800 444 444 Richard Tognetti’s critically acclaimed and award-winning direction of the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s large-scale concerts are an annual highlight. Under his direction, the ACO’s Beethoven 9 concerts won Limelight’s Best Orchestral Concert in 2012. For the next step in his symphony series, Tognetti tackles the biggest symphonic configuration in ACO history, featuring two ACO premieres penned by two of history’s greatest composers for the form. Tognetti explores how astounding and diverse the symphonic experience can be, pairing the shortest and sweetest of all Mahler’s symphonies, the radiant “Heavenly” Symphony No.4, with Sibelius’ serenely beautiful Symphony No.6, which the composer said always reminded him “of the scent of the first snow.” Richard Tognetti director and violin; Kiera Duffy, soprano.


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ORCHESTRAL NORTH SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BEETHOVEN Sunday 15 June 2.30pm Smith Auditorium, Shore School, Blue St, North Sydney Tickets: $5-$28 Bookings: 1300 306 776 Grace Clifford is a rising star. She started learning the violin when she was four and last year, at the age of just 14, she took out the title of Fine Music 102.5’s Young Performer of the Year. North Sydney Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to welcome her as soloist in the Violin Concerto by Beethoven. Alongside this soulful and majestic work, the orchestra performs Beethoven’s spirited Symphony No. 4, written in 1814. Frequently overshadowed by the revolutionary “Eroica” Symphony No. 3

and the powerhouse of the Fifth, this sunny, mercurial work is full of surprises. Steven Hillinger conducts North Sydney Symphony in its second concert for the year, with SSO violin Shuti Huang leading this talented ensemble of musicians from across the North Shore.

CHAMBER OMEGA ENSEMBLE ENLIGHTENED - VIRTUOSO SERIES Saturday 7 June 7.30pm City Recital Hall, Angel Place Tickets: $29-$65 Bookings: 8256 2222 Omega Ensemble expands to present symphonic chamber repertoire in its most comprehensive collaboration to date. The ensemble joins with virtuosic performers from one of the country’s foremost musical institutions - the Australian National Academy of Music, French conductor/clarinettist Paul Meyer (right) and principal cellist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra Timo-Veikko Valve. In this concert Omega performs some of the most technically demanding and most beautiful chamber works in the repertoire, ORCHESTRAL PENRITH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA POPS FOR TOTS: MOZART MEETS BEETHOVEN Sunday 22 June 11.00am (ideal for children 2 to 7) 12.30pm (ideal for children aged 5 to 12) Q Theatre, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street, Penrith Tickets: $17-$22 (child under 2 free, family $70) Bookings: 02 4723 7600 If Mozart and Beethoven were to meet, would they be friends or rivals? In this year’s Pops for Tots, Mozart (George Ellis) and Beethoven (Guy Noble) battle it out to

including the wonderfully lyrical Siegfried Idyll composed by Wagner as a birthday present to his second wife Cosima and one of the great works of the late 20th century, the highly complex Chamber Symphony by John Adams. The program includes Hindemith; Kammermusik no 3 for Cello and 10 Instruments, Op. 36 no 2 and Schoenberg; Chamber Symphony no 1 in E major, Op. 9.

decide whose compositions reign supreme. With two performances designed for different age ranges, Pops for Tots provides children from toddlers to upper primary age with a wonderful introduction to orchestral music. These one hour shows offer children the opportunity to get up close with an orchestra and engage with the instruments and music. The on-stage antics between Mozart and Beethoven will have your children laughing, singing, dancing, clapping and conducting along with the music. George and Guy’s engaging presentation is living proof that learning about classical music can be, and should be, fun! Only one question remains – whose side are you on?

CHORAL SYDNEY PHILHARMONIA CHOIRS PURE BACH Friday 27 June 7.30pm St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta Saturday 28 June 7:30pm Crypt, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Tickets: $55-$60 Bookings: 9251 3115 JAZZ JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET (US) Sunday 8 June 8pm SIMA Sound Lounge 55 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills Tickets: $44.50 $49.50 Bookings: 9036 6292 SIMA’s exclusive International Winter Series brings the world’s best jazz to your doorstep. Headlining the series is the adventurous American saxophonist Joshua Redman. Son of the legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman, Joshua is widely considered this generation’s giant of the tenor saxophone. He will visit Australia with his New York quartet of 12 years ORCHESTRAL THE METROPOLITAN ORCHESTRA BEETHOVEN & TCHAIKOVSKY Saturday 7 June 8pm Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre, 700 Harris Street, Ultimo Tickets: $20-$45 (child under 7 free) Bookings: 8007-7131 Known as “The People’s Pianist” and founder of the world travelling “Girl Piano Truck” vivacious Australian pianist Ambre Hammond joins conductor Sarah-Grace Williams and The Metropolitan Orchestra when they perform Beethoven’s Emperor Piano Concerto no 5. Regarded as one of Australia’s most vibrant and hard-working musicians, Ambre has performed as soloist with orchestras through Switzerland, England, Italy, Spain, Poland, North and South America, New Zealand and China as well as collaborating with writers and composers in Hollywood and New York. Tchaikovsky’s Symphony no 6 “Pathetique” will

Bach’s motets are a mystery and a miracle. Nobody knows why he wrote them or when they were first sung but their perfection shines out both in their intricate detail and in the grandeur of their vision. They are a gift to singers and audiences alike. This concert performed on period instruments, presents all six of them in a journey from stately, splendour to eager longing and dancing hymns of praise. Brett Weymark, conductor; Christopher Cartner, organ; Anthea Cottee, Baroque cello; Helen Cosgrove, violone. The program includes the following motets - Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied BWV 225; Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf BWV 226; Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227; Fürchte dich nicht BWV 228; Komm, Jesu, komm BWV 229 and; Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden BWV 230

- all musicians at the vanguard of modern jazz - featuring pianist Aaron Goldberg described by Wynton Marsalis as “a modern improviser of great clarity, finesse, and dexterity”, the exuberantly fluent bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Gregory Hutchinson.

reveal a complexity of musical emotions from sorrow through to hope and happiness, tinged with a foreboding sense of despair to take the audience on an emotional and musical journey to leave them inspired and uplifted.

CHAMBER LIVE AT LUNCH VIVALDI FOUR SEASONS AND A GOLDFINCH Wednesday 2 July 12 noon The Concourse, Chatswood Tickets: $25-$28 Bookings: 1300 795 012 Respected chamber music ensemble, The Acacia Quartet, present an intimate take on the world’s best loved Baroque piece in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and a Goldfinch at The Concourse this July. Featuring soloists Lisa Stewart on violin and world renowned flautist, Jane Rutter, the concert will also include musical delights Il Cardellino (The Goldfinch) Flute Concerto and French Renaissance Dances. A highlight event of the Sydney lunchtime concert calendar, Live at Lunch brings together a magnificent assortment of musical genres - from the elegant French Romantique era, to the passionate beats of Latin America, to the bright lights of Broadway. In an exciting addition to this year’s program, attendees can join Jane and guest artists for a special lunch after each concert. Contact the Box Office on 9411 8144 to purchase a lunch package JAZZ SYDNEY JAZZ CLUB PICNIC JOHN AND YUKI JAZZ BAND Sunday 22 June 12 noon Berry Island Reserve, Wollstonecraft The Yuki Kumagai/John Mackie Jazz Band brings together Yuki (vocalist), Mackie (double bass), with Marty Mooney on saxophone, Tony Burkys on guitar, Laurie Bennett or Alan Gilbert on drums. They perform regularly at Sydney and regional clubs and have performed at festivals including the Manly Jazz Festival and at the Sydney Opera House. At these regular Jazz Club picnics, you’ll enjoy an afternoon of music and dancing. Bring your own picnic lunch, rug, drinks and friends. You may even like to get dressed-up for a bit of fun! June 2014

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CD Reviews THE ESSENTIAL ALED JONES I – Boy Soprano; II – Tenor ABC 480 9113 ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶ ✶ [✶ ] Essential to whom? First, no doubt, to lovers of the voice of the boy soprano. There is no doubt that Aled Jones probably possessed the purest and finest voice of its kind since Ernest Lough - though perversely O For The Wings Of A Dove appears on disc two, sung by the adult tenor voice. Young Aled however sticks as he always did to the tradition that what a boy soprano must sing are religious numbers: Hear My Prayer, Silent Worship, Panis Angelicus, the Lord’s Prayer and so on, though there are a few only semi-religious songs such as Bridge Over Troubled Water and some in Jones’ native Welsh which for all we know may be

rugby choruses, though it is doubtful whether anything so extrovert is included, for the vision is of a young choirboy in cassock and surplice, probably holding a prayer book and poised in front of an altar with flickering candles. He may have doffed the garments for disc two - his voice remaining the voice of a boy, if postpurbertal - but the offerings are in the same vein: Lead, Kindly Light, Dear Lord and Father of Mankind, O Holy Night (eccentrically, I Dreamt That I Dwelt in Marble Halls makes a welcome unconsciously funny entrance in the middle of the concert - Mr Jones perhaps wisely omits the verse about knights pledging him their love on bended knee. So to the lovers of the boy’s voice we should add those firmly addicted to sentimental religiosity, and the only possible commendation of this two-disc set is that if this is the sort of thing you like, you will certainly like it. MOON UNDER WATER Andrew Hagger Various Artists ABC Music 356998

✶✶✶ It’s not every day we get to hear the musical output of someone in the ranks of senior management at one of Australia’s largest banks, but Andrew Hagger, who is the Group Executive at NAB Wealth, is also a pianist and composer. Moon Under Water, the title of which is a nod to George Orwell’s 1946 essay, is a collaboration between Hagger and a collection of fine Australian musicians. While billed as “New Age” this CD encompasses a myriad of styles including jazz, relaxation, contemporary, vocal new age -

MOZART ARRANGED FOUR PIANO SONATAS CLARINET QUINTET and other chamber works (2 CDs) ABC Classics 481 0853

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pleased with the results that he allowed them to be published. In this recording Hungarianborn Australian pianist Julie Adam and long-time colleague Melbourne-born Daniel Herscovitch share the Mozart/Grieg lines in four sonatas and a fantasy and the result is most pleasing. Nothing is taken away from the brilliance of the Mozart originals, but Grieg lends a depth that makes the works even more satisfying. The second CD is taken up with Mozart’s Grand sextet Concertante in E flat; his Clarinet Quintet in A; and his Horn Quintet in E flat, all played by the ever admirable Australia Ensemble, who are based at the University of New South Wales. It’s been a long time really since one has been able to fault any of their performances! - Michael Morton-Evans

Both of Aled Jones’ voices are musical, carefully poised and unexceptional to the point of, well, yes, I fear, monotony. The almost exclusively religious content will commend the set to some listeners, and dampen the enthusiasm of others. The five stars are a homage to the former; for the latter, I would suggest a single star. - Derek Parker in fact it’s very hard to pigeon-hole the album really and that’s a good thing as it enables the listener to listen rather than pre-judge. Hagger’s compositions are well constructed, sometimes a little predictable but even then with some lovely harmonic changes as he takes the listener to an imagined perfect place to gather with friends and family. And that is just what is achieved here as Hagger joins with musical friends. Among those featured on the album are David Hirschfelder, Chong Lim and Elodie Sablier - the latter’s work bearing some similarity to Philip Glass in its repetitive simplicity albeit with more melodic development than Glass. The jewel of the album is a masterful creation from guitarist Tommy Emmanuel entitled Antonella’s Birthday - pure joy. - Nicholas Chaplin


✶✶✶✶✶ A familiar face on the Australian concert scene, Martin Fröst is one of the world’s few wind players with an international career, who performs with all the major orchestras, as well as in chamber music and solo recitals. On this disc is music Mozart specifically wrote for one of the great clarinetists of the time, Anton Stadler, whose playing was said to perfectly imitate the human voice. Fröst easily emulates this characteristic. Directing The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Fröst shows not only exquisite skill in executing the ethereal solo lines of the ROLANDO VILLAZÓN MOZART London Symphony Orchestra/Pappano Deutsche Grammophon 479 2463

✶✶✶✶✶ Are a nine-year-old composer’s attempts at concert arias worth recording? The answer is yes, when an artist as extraordinary as Rolando Villazón is the performer. In fact those two pieces are perhaps the weakest on this extraordinarily entertaining disc of twelve Mozart rarities, most written for insertion into other composers’ scores. Quite apart from Villazón’s remarkable vocal performance, his interpretation of the lyrics is amazingly insighted and varied, from the real desperation of Misero! O sogno o son desto? to a deliciously funny double act with the conductor, Antonio

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Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A (K 622), but also in his leadership of this fine ensemble. His lyricism and phrasing is just extraordinary, with a tonal quality that is heavenly. On this recording, Fröst plays a modern reconstruction of a basset clarinet. In the first performance of the “Kegelstatt” Piano Trio No 2 in E flat (K 498), Stadler played clarinet, Mozart played viola and one of Mozart’s pupils played the piano. His trio perfectly captures the intimacy of the Viennese salon of the day. Whilst not a particularly virtuosic piece, this trio does some have some moments of technical challenge. With Antoine Tamestit (viola) and Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), and Martin Fröst (clarinet), the trio’s communication sees wondrous interplay of lines. The Allegro for Clarinet and String

Quartet in B flat (K 516c) completes the disc. As a stand-alone piece (completed by Robert Levin from a fragment), this work makes for a beautiful addition to the chamber repertory. - Barry Walmsley

Pappano - virtually a patter song – which will have brightened up Piccini’s L’astratto no end. An aria written for Pasquale Anfossi’s opera Il curioso indiscreto is a real find - and Villazón sings it with an aristocratic splendour of tone, while the London Symphony Orchestra under Pappano provides the kind of warm, caressing support for which one longs in the most delicious pages of the composer’s scores. This combination of singer and conductor is a real lesson in how this kind of disc should be presented, and I can think of no lover of Mozart, of opera, just of supreme vocal accomplishment, who would not want to possess it. A bonus disc contains generous extracts from Villazón’s complete recordings of Cosi fan Tutte and Don Guiovanni, with such colleagues as

Miah Persson and Angela Brower, Diana Damrau and Joyce DiDonato. - Derek Parker

Throughout time, humankind has sought to provide explanation and justification for the pains, joys and passions for life. Dimensions provides a series of works from seven composers for string orchestra which cascades the listener through a waterfall of emotional alternatives throughout its 52 minute duration. Deploration by Gregory Hutter, explores the grief felt as the result of the passing of a friend and mentor. It is a clearly defined work: Prelude, Fugue and Chorale and pays homage to Bach’s harmonic invention together with his own chromatic treatment of the various melodic lines. This idea of reflection is prominent throughout this CD. The French composer Louis Babin speaks of “taking a turn towards the embattled heart”

in Couleurs which deals with his confusion as a teenager and the lack of clarity in his own personal existence. Debussy’s The Girl with the Flaxen Hair is the most aesthetically pleasing work on this disc with its transcription being for clarinet and string orchestra. Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman’s description of the lushness of the string accompaniment is well justified and it brings a warmth and richness to this most attractive of Debussy’s melodies. This disc comes with a variety of interactive tools including online scores, composer biographies and even some ringtones! High school music teachers could certainly make use this material in their classrooms. - Frank Shostakovich June 2014

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JAZZ CD REVIEWS Discourse with Kevin Jones

NICE ’N’ EASY Houston Person Highnote Hcd7257

✶✶✶✶✶ As I approach the autumn of my life, music has the habit of rekindling many memories, especially my halcyon days as a teenager. The years rolled back as I listened to the standout track on what is undoubtedly the best album I have heard from now 78-year-old tenor saxophonist Houston Person on this label. Originally written in 1912 as a classical composition called Melody In A Major by self-taught pianist and composer Charles G. Dawes, a future U.S. vice-president, it was given

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I first heard Zoot Sims early in my years as a jazz enthusiast guesting with the Boston orchestra of Herb Pomeroy on an album on the Roulette label called Life Is A Many Splendored Gig - it always is, listening to Zoot. The one track I almost wore out was the Count Basie staple It’s Sandman. No tenor player ever swung like Zoot! And on this 1960 reissue he opens with another two from the Basie book of the 1930s - breathing new fire and life into Jive At Five and Doggin’ Around. It’s a perfect beginning for what is essentially a hard-swinging blowing session free of ballads. Backed by a sympathetic rhythm section led by pianist Dave McKenna with the assistance of bassist Bobby Tucker and drummer Dannie


✶✶✶✶ Remember Bobby Troup? To me he was the ultimate hipster and more importantly one songwriter who could actually sing - and a talented pianist. He was the epitome of West Coast cool with his clear laid back phrasing. I couldn’t get my kicks on Route 66 (he wrote it) but as this 1955 reissue reminds me his were some of the most satisfying sounds I grew up with. The title is a little misleading - maybe the songs were some he enjoyed the most. He explores eight numbers with lyrics by the masterful Johnny Mercer, including one he co-wrote with him - I’m With You. Troup didn’t have a great 18

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lyrics by Carl Sigman and in 1958 became a big Here is another object lesson from Person in the hit for Tommy Edwards as It’s All In The Game. art of the ballad and how to swing. Louis Armstrong had recorded it in 1951. Person’s big booting sound is tempered by tenderness and sensitivity, the ultimate in boudoir tenor, cushioned by Chuck Riggs’ vibes. The harmonic bonding of Riggs and the impressive pianist John DiMartino recalls the sound of the George Shearing Quintet but without the guitar as their playing epitomises the album’s title. The rapport between Houston, Ray Drummond’s bass and the drums of Lewis Nash are highlighted on the charging opening track, Louis Armstrong’s Someday You’ll Be Sorry.

Richmond, Zoot is in his element. He could make the same old standard songs sound brighter than any other tenor player I can recall. With his seemingly effortless sound and indomitable swing Zoot, who died in 1985 at the age of 59 of liver cancer, always sounded inspired, even when faced with a Dixieland war horse like Bill Bailey which also gives McKenna a chance to shine. The sentimentality of Goodnight Sweetheart is sacrificed with joyful abandon on the altar of swing. This is a finely honed set which some might call “meat and potatoes Zoot” - but it has flavour all its own. It also shows why the great Coleman Hawkins when asked about Stan Getz said: “I like Zoot. He swing!” - as he does here.

range but his smooth singing style has always appealed to me. He may not have been a Frank but he understood the lyrics as he shows with his bluesy approach to the Sinatra classic, One For My Baby (And One More For The Road). Cuckoo In The Clock is not only upbeat and refreshing, but fun as Troup belies the bauble’s lightweight status. Skylark is mellow and That Old Black Magic swings in a subtle vein. Add cool instrumental arrangements of the haunting Laura and Jeepers Creepers, the solos of valve trombonist Bob Enevoldsen and the outstanding guitar of Howard Roberts and you have one of the most enjoyable albums I have heard in the himself as a television compere and producer past 12 months. Troup had limited commercial and then an actor. And he was married to Julie recording success but would reinvent London! There are compensations.


It could have been so much better. I wipe the sweat from my brow and take a sip from the iced mineral water. I offer to fill Big J’s bowl but he glares at me with his piggy eyes and covers his bowl with his feet. These new-fangled things like computers . . . I don’t understand them. At least the computer and I have one thing in common - we don’t like one another. But at last I have found YouTube and may find some comfort and sanity from “The Night of the Bogans” here in my Hunter Valley hideaway with the music of Benny Goodman. And there it is on the screen: Goodman’s final big band in its second gig playing at the opening of the Marriott Hotel in Times Square in 1985. In the reed section sits a bearded and nervous Ken Peplowski, the featured tenor saxophone soloist. Peplowski was in awe of Goodman who “had a real presence. At concerts people would start crying just to see him, let alone hear him play. Not many people had that kind of magnetism. Frank (Sinatra) had it, maybe Ella (Fitzgerald) but very few others.” After arriving in New York in either 1981 or 1982, he’s bad on dates, Peplowski played with many of the Big Apple’s rehearsal bands made up of the cream of the city’s studio musicians and first-class jazz soloists who had one aim - to play good arrangements. He became a regular member of one of the best which was led by reed player Loren Schoenberg who had an incredible library of big band music. He not only had somehow acquired many of Goodman’s original charts but had many others, including some rare ones by Duke Ellington and some interesting ones which had been played by the Boyd Raeburn band in the mid-1940s. As Goodman was serious about coming out of retirement and playing with a regular big band again, Schoenberg, who was his secretary, said: ‘’Why don’t you audition my band.” The band members, many of them nervous because they had heard so many unflattering tales of Goodman’s behaviour, gathered at a rehearsal studio - but no Goodman. Because he was so late, Schoenberg thought he had forgotten about the audition or just changed his mind and so decided to use the four hours in the studio by playing some of the charts with Peplowski on clarinet. As Peplowski tells it: “I was playing Benny’s parts in front of the band. I had my eyes closed as I was soloing but I knew when Goodman came into the room - the whole band tensed up. I just wilted in mid-solo. Benny walked up and took charge of the band - and he really liked it.” Goodman hired the whole orchestra but soon afterwards would sack Schoenberg from his

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own band. Many of the musicians were fired and rehired- but Peplowski and lead altoist Jack Stuckey were the only two who were never sacked. Watching Goodman rehearse a band was a real lesson for Peplowski. “We could go through a four-hour rehearsal and not even get through one chart. He was so demanding. (At one rehearsal the musicians spent four hours on the first few bars of Fletcher Henderson’s arrangement of Blue Skies.) He developed a technique, and as far as I know he was the first guy to do it - having the reed section play, not only passages, but the whole chart - without the aid of a rhythm section! “If you didn’t have a strong sense of time, you either developed one very quickly or you were out of the band. The Fletcher Henderson and Jimmy Mundy charts Benny loved all had a strong internal sense of time so that when the band came together it lifted the performance.” The charts were all about call and response; the way they were written, certain sections would perform like a rhythm section. “He really sharpened us up, turning us into a Benny Goodman band. It was phenomenal to be part of it and witness him doing it. He was as tough on himself as he was with the band members. He never stopped practising. And he never stopped thinking about the arrangement - charts he had played for more than 50 years. Yet he was still trying to find the right tempo! It

was fascinating to watch him make interesting little changes. “He was a mercurial guy. Part of him you couldn’t understand and it left you wondering why he did certain things. But there was also another side to him. He offered to produce a record of mine, something I did not find out until after he had died. He had become much mellower, sending us thank you notes and bonuses which, if you talked to the older musicians, was unheard of. He was a very complex guy. I don’t think anybody will completely figure him out and why should they? He was a great artist and that’s all that counts.” Goodman showed that jazz could be played on the clarinet without sacrificing that beautiful classical sound. As a clarinet player, what first drew Peplowski to Goodman? Three things: his unbelievable rhythmic drive, his great sense of melody and warmth as a player. “He played Poor Butterfly for 40 years but every time he played it, it sounded like he was presenting it for the first time, still with all the sense of love for the song. He had a way of playing a melody with a sense of forward motion. All great artists had it. Sinatra had this too, singing the same songs for years but still making them sound fresh.” I gaze at the screen. Peplowski is taking several choruses on I Would Do Anything For You. I demolish a glass of red. It’s a cleanskin. I look at Big J. He grudgingly takes his feet off the bowl as I fill it . . . - Patrick D Maguire June 2014

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Friday Recent Releases 6 June – repeat (6 May 2014)


The Symphony


At the Keyboard

With the Orchestra

13 June – repeat (13 May 2014) 20 June – repeat (20 May 2014)



Australians Perform

Jazz Off the Shelf a whole new album

In Conversation with Michael Morton-Evans (repeats) 3 June - Albert Landa (16 April 2014) 10 June -The Acacia Quartet (23 April 2014) 17 June – Sol3 Mio (30 April 2014) 24 June – Alexander Boyd (7 May 2014) Jazz Standards – featuring important compositions

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4,11,18,25 June Staging Music with Angela Cockburn

Treasures of Recorded Music with Randolph Magri-Overend

27 June – repeat (27 May 2014) 6,13,20,27 June Feature Artist or Sydney Symphony with Andrew Bukenya (2nd Fri of month)

Half Hour Works Jazz Australia - showcasing a wealth of local talent

Jazz Biography highlighting a musician and their work June 2014

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June Program Highlights SPOTLIGHT ON SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS Saturday 7 June 9.30am-11.30am Sir Charles Mackerras, one of Australia’s most distinguished musicians, died on 14 July 2010 at the age of 84 and was still conducting major concerts until very close to his death. The Guardian’s obituary called him “One of the most versatile, adventurous and generally admired and respected conductors of the last six decades.” His international career was characterised by the breadth and depth of his musical scholarship, his rhythmic energy and tireless quest for perfection. Born in New York State in 1925, Mackerras was brought up and educated in Sydney, studying oboe, piano and composition at the NSW Conservatory. His first job was as a casual oboist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and he became its principal oboist in 1946. He moved to Britain in 1947 and worked with many of its major orchestras, starting with the Sadler’s Wells Opera. In 1973 he returned to Australia to conduct the opening concert for the Sydney Opera House. His relationship with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra spanned sixty years and he became the first Australian to be appointed its Chief Conductor between 1982 and 1985.

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HISTORIC RECORDINGS: DINU LIPATTI (1917 – 1950) Saturday 14 June 1pm-2pm Dinu Lipatti was an exceptionally talented Romanian classical pianist whose career was cut short by his early death, from Hodgkin’s disease, at the age of 33. Born into a musical family in Bucharest, he studied at the Bucharest Conservatoire. At 13, he performed the Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor which is included in this afternoon’s program. He made his recital

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debut at the Ecole Normale in Paris at 18 and won prizes for composition in 1937 but his career was interrupted by World War II. He fled to Geneva where he became a professor of piano at the Conservatory. From 1947 his health declined but he continued to perform and record up until his final performance at the Besancon Festival in France in September 1950. Lipatti’s piano playing was said to be appreciated for the absolute purity of his interpretations and his masterly pianistic technique. AMAZING MENAHEM (PRESSLER) AGE 90 Tuesday 17 June 2.30pm-4pm

Menahem Pressler

Menahem Pressler, the German born IsraeliAmerican pianist, is for many synonymous with the Beaux Arts Trio which he founded in 1955. Born in 1923 in Magdeburg, Germany, Pressler fled Germany with his family for Palestine in 1939. His career as a pianist was launched when he won the Debussy International Piano Competition in San Francisco in 1946 followed shortly afterwards by a recital with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy. The new Beaux Arts Trio performed at the Berkshire Festival (now Tanglewood) in 1955 and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2005 with special CD releases. The Trio has recorded the entire standard repertoire for piano trios. Although there were some changes in the other members of the trio over the years, Pressler was its pianist until the final concert at Tanglewood in 2008. He also worked as a freelance pianist for many years with other distinguished chamber music groups including the Juilliard, Emerson and Guaneri string quartets and taught for nearly sixty years at Indiana University. Overall he has made more than 50 recordings with the Beaux Arts Trio and more than 30 other recordings, most with major labels, indeed an extraordinary career. WOODWIND THROUGH THE AGES Saturday 28 June 2pm-3.30pm Celebrating the versatility and range of the woodwind family of instruments, this program includes examples from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries of both types of

woodwind - flutes and reed instruments. Flutes, both open and closed, produce sound by directing a focused stream of air across the edge of a hole in a cylindrical tube. Reed instruments produce sound by focusing air into a mouthpiece which then causes a reed, or reeds, to vibrate. Reed instruments include oboes, clarinets and bassoons all of which are represented in this afternoon’s program, as well as saxophones, cor anglais, bagpipes and other less well known instruments. In a modern orchestra, the woodwind section typically includes piccolo, flutes, oboes, clarinets and bassoons, with occasional expansion to include a saxophone. The unique sounds of wind instruments have long attracted composers among them Zelenka, Bach, Schumann and Albinioni who are represented in this afternoon’s program. COUSINS: ANDREAS AND BERNHARD ROMBERG, MUSICIANS AND COMPOSERS Monday 30 June 1pm-2pm German cellist and composer, Bernard Romberg (1767-1841) and his cousin, violinist and composer, Andreas Romberg (1769-1821) toured Europe together and were both members of the Munster Court Orchestra and the Court Orchestra of the Prime Elector in Bonn where they met the young Beethoven. Bernard had early cello lessons from his father, who played bassoon and cello, and later in his life made significant improvements to the design of the cello. He composed for strings, cello and other instruments including the Flute Concerto in B minor (op 17) being played today. Andreas worked in various other places including Paris and Hamburg becoming central to Hamburg musical life. Eventually, in 1815, he became Music Director of the Court of the Duke in Gotha, Thuringia. He composed many works for violin, strings and flute including the Clarinet Quintet op 57 (1819) which will be heard in this program. - Cynthia Kaye/Frank Morrison NOT TO BE MISSED Tuesday 10 June 2pm-4pm A Romantic Era Pot-Pourri Monday 16 June 1pm-3pm The Falling Leaves Saturday 21 June 9.30am-11.30am Spotlight on Water Music Sunday 22 June 2pm-4pm Sunday Special: Out of Africa! Tuesday 24 June 1pm-2.30pm The Year 1714 Tuesday 24 June 2.20pm-4pm Music for Angels

Sunday 1 June 10:00 open day classics 12:00 OPEN DAY JAZZ with Jeannie McInnes 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

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0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Terry McMullen 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Maureen Meers Tubin, E. Suite on Estonian dances (1974). Mark Lubotsky, vn; Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi. BIS CD-286 17 Glinka, M. Dances in Naina’s castle, from Ruslan and Ludmila (1842). USSR SO/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Melodiya SUCD 10-00166 15 Strauss, R. Dance of the seven veils, from Salome, op 54 (1905). Sydney SO/Stuart Challender. ABC 426 480-2 10 Meyerbeer, G. Torch dance no 2 in E flat, from Dances for Prussian royal weddings (1850). Hanover RPO/Michail Jurowski. cpo 999 168-2

Rutter, J. Gloria, final mvt (1974); God be in my head. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter. Collegium COL 100 7 Buxtehude, D. Prelude and fugue in E minor. 7

14:00 OPEN DAY Visitor’s requests with Maureen Meers

Handel, G. Bourrêe in B flat.

During this Fine Music 102.5 Open Day, visitors to the station are invited to contribute to this program by selecting their own special piece of music from a selection of classical, jazz, nostalgia or othermusical genres. Visitors can join presenter Maureen Meers in the studio as she brings their selection to life on air.

18:00 CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY Two’s company Prepared by Sue McCreadie

17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Meg Matthews Hymns: Sun of my soul; My God how wonderful thou art; Angel voices ever singing; Allelulia, sing to Jesus. Choir of Lincoln Cathedral; Massed Lincolnshire Voices; Andrew Post, org; Colin Walsh, cond. Cantoris 2487 15 Gibbons, O. O Lord in thy wrath rebuke me not. 4 Elgar, E. Ave verum corpus.


Padilla, J. de Versicle and response: Deus in adiutorium; Psalm 118, Miribilia testimonium. Choir of Westminster Cathedral/James O’Donnell. Hyperion CDA 66330 13

Choir of New College, Oxford/Edward Higginbottom (2 above) Heritage HTGCD 217



Christopher Dearnley, org (2 above) Move MD 3156

Grenfell, M. Di primavera (1998). David Malone, gui; Gary Wain, mar. Tall Poppies TP178


Koshkin, N. L’istesso tempo (2010). Angelos Liakakis, vc; Elena Papandreou, gui. BIS CD-1846 12 Britten, B. Songs from the Chinese, op 56 (1957). Ian Bostridge, ten; Xuefel Yang, gui; Antonio Pappano, pf. 9 EMI 4 33430 2 Houghton, P. Two night movements (1990/55). Zoë Black, vn; Daniel McKay, gui. 9 Move MD3323 Kats-Chernin, E. Character interludes (200002). Virginia Taylor, fl; Timothy Kain, gui.

1 JUNE - YOU’RE INVITED! Fine Music 102.5 throws open the doors of its studios to listeners and supporters. Drop in on Open Day and see the station’s presenters in action. You’ll meet the people behind the microphones, visit the on-air studios, make music requests and witness live performances from the Recording Studio. As a special treat (and subject to demand of course) you can find out exactly what it’s like to be behind the mic and walk away with a recording of your very own presenter performance! Image: Maureen Meers

When: Sunday 1 June 10.30am - 4pm Where: Ground Floor 72-76 Chandos Street, St Leonards Enquiries: 9439 4777 Tickets: Free June 2014

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19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Mozart, W. La vendetta, from The marriage of Figaro (1786). Fernando Corena, bass; RTSI O/Edwin Loehrer. Ermitage ERM 201-2 3 Handel, G. Scherza in mar, from Lotario (1729). Emma Bell, sop; Scottish CO/Richard Egarr. Linn CKD 252 6 Donizetti, G. Servi, gente ... nina insomma, from Il giovedi grasso. Juan Oncina, ten; RTSI O/Edwin Loehrer. Nuova Era 1131 5 Verdi, G. Fu la sorte dell’armi, from Aïda (1871). Elena Obraztsova, sop; Renata Scotto, sop; Czech SO/Armando Krieger. IMP MCS 42 10 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Jennifer Foong Schumann, R. Julius Caesar, overture to Shakespeare’s play, op 128 (1851). Polish National RSO/Johannes Wildner. Naxos 8.550608


Spohr, L. Variations in B flat on Euer Liebreiz, eure Schönheit, from Alruna (1809). Michael Collins, cl; Swedish CO/Robin O’Neill. Hyperion CDA67509 8 Dvorák, A. Violin concerto in A minor, op 53 (1879). Ann-Sophie Mutter, vn; Berlin PO/ Manfred Honeck. DG 479 1060 34 Gounod, C. Suite concertante in A (1886). Roberto Prosseda, pedal pf; Swiss Italian O/ Howard Shelley. Hyperion CDA67975 23 21:00 NEW HORIZONS Prepared by Phil Vendy Kokkonen, J. Metamorphosis, Durch einen Spiegel (1976-77). Jukka Tiensuu, hpd; Lahti SO/ Ulf Söderblom. BIS CD-528 19 Fredericks, I. Requiem for a planet (c1990). Electroacoustic Music. Canberra SM CSM:26 22 Mellnäs, A. L’Infinito (1982). Swedish Radio Choir/Eric Ericson. Phono Suecia PS 22 11 Lloyd, G. Symphony no 10, November journeys (1981). London Collegiate Brass/James Stobart. Trax Classique TRXCD 114 30


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6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with James Hunter 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Madilina Tresca Paisiello, G. Il mio ben quando verrà, from Arie antiche (arr. Parisotti). Cecilia Bartoli, sop; György Fischer, pf. Decca 436 267-2 7 Verdi, G. The lady and the fool (arr. Mackerras). Melbourne SO/John Lanchbery. ABC 442 377-2 10 Purcell, H. Suite from King Arthur (1691; arr Balsom). Alison Balsom, tpt; English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock. EMI 4 40329 2 14 Bach, J.S. Sonata in C, BWV1005 (1720; arr. Evans). Winsome Evans, hpd. Celestial Harmonies 14268-2 22

Telemann, G. Trumpet concerto in D (c1718). Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood. L’ Oiseau-Lyre 411 949-2 9

22:30 ULTIMA THULE Ambient and atmospheric music: www. for detailed playlist

Verdi, G. Ballet music from Jerusalem (1847). BBC PO/Edward Downes. Chandos CHAN 9594 23


10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Angela Bell Wirén, D. Serenade in G, op 11 (1937). Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Richard Studt. Naxos 8.553106


Hiller, F. Piano concerto no 3 in A flat, op 170, Espressivo (1874). Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir. Hyperion CDA67655 32 Magnard, A. Symphony no 4 in C sharp minor, op 21 (1913). Toulouse Capitole O/Michel Plasson. EMI 5 72364 2 36 11:30 PIANO VARIATIONS Mendelssohn, F. Variations sérieuses in D minor, op 54 (1841). Benjamin Frith, pf. Naxos 8.550940 13 Fauré, G. Dolly, op 56 (1906). Amsterdam Guitar Trio. Newton 8802093 14 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 OPERA IN CONCERT Prepared by Giovanna Grech Thomas, A. Overture to Mignon (1866). New Philharmonia O/Richard Bonynge. Decca 466 431-2 8 Mozart, W. Tutte le torture, from The abduction from the seraglio (1782). Maria Callas, sop; RAI O/Alfredo Simonetto. EMI CDC 7 54437 2


Halévy, F. Rachel, quand du Seigneur, from La juive (1835). Plácido Domingo, ten; Los Angeles PO/Carlo Maria Giulini. DG 400 030-2 6

Cherubini, L. Solo un pianto, from Medea (1797). Fiorenza Cossotto, mezz; St Cecilia Academy O/Lamberto Gardelli. Decca 440 844-2 5 14:00 SWEET SWAN OF AVON Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Smetana, B. March for the Shakespeare Festival (1864). BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda. 6 Chandos CHAN 10413 Finzi, G. Introduction and The hunt, from incidental music to Love’s labour lost (1946). Royal PO/Vernon Handley. Lyrita SRCD.237 6 Castelnuovo-Tedesco, M. Overture: The merchant of Venice, op 76 (1933). West Australian SO/Andrew Penny. Naxos 8.572501 15 Thomas, A. A vos yeux, mes amis, from Hamlet (1869). Joan Sutherland, sop; Royal Opera House Ch & O/Francesco Molinari-Pradelli. 9 Decca 414 450-2 Morley, T. It was a lover and his lass, from As you like it. Deller Consort. Harmonia Mundi HMA 190202 2 Bishop, H. Who is Sylvia? What is she? (2nd version), from Two gentlemen of Verona (181621). Susan Gritton, sop; voices; Musicians of the Globe/Philip Pickett. Decca 470 381-2 4 Nicolai, O. Overture to The merry wives of Windsor (1849). London SO/Charles Mackerras. Mercury 434 352-2 9 15:00 MOZART GOES TO THE MOVIES Prepared by Jacob Gutmann Mozart, W. Overture to The magic flute (1791). Australian Opera & Ballet O/Richard Bonynge. 7 ABC 434 140-2 Symphony no 24 in B flat, K182 (1773). English CO/Jeffrey Tate. EMI 5 55480 2 9 Overture to Don Giovanni (1787). Berlin PO/ Herbert von Karajan. DG 419 635-2 6 Piano concerto no 21 in C, K467 (1785). City of London Sinfonia/Howard Shelley, pf & dir. IMP PCD 832 29 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Brett 19:00 SPIRIT OF JAZZ with Susan Gai Dowling Mainstream to contemporary jazz, with an emphasis on Australian performers 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling

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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: Christian Lindberg Prepared by Di Cox Vivaldi, A. Violin concerto no 4 in F minor, RV297, Winter, from The four seasons (pub. 1725; arr.). New Stockholm CO/Okko Kamu. BIS CD-348 9 Biber, H. Trio sonata. Members of Australian CO. BIS CD-1688 6 Liszt, F. Hosannah (1862). Gunnar Idenstam, org. BIS CD-488 6 Mozart, W. Horn concerto no 4 in E flat, K495 (1786; arr.). Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow. BIS CD-1008 15 Albrechtsberger, J. Aria de passione Domine: O Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid (ed. Hanlon). Monica Groop, mezz; Ann Wallström, vn; Marit Bergman, vn; Olof Larsson, vc; Björn Gäfvert, org. BIS CD-548 8 Saint-Saëns, C. Cavatine, op 144 (1915). Roland Pöntinen, pf. BIS CD-298 5 Christian Lindberg, tb (all above) 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Elaine Siversen Meyerbeer, G. Torch dance no 3 in C minor, from Dances for Prussian royal weddings (1856). Hanover RPO/Michail Jurowski. cpo 999 168-2 13

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Prokofiev, S. Suite no 1, op 64a, from Romeo and Juliet (1936). Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8940 28 Rachmaninov, S. The bells, choral symphony, op 35 (1913). Elena Ustinova, sop; Kurt Westi, ten; Jorma Hynninen, bass-bar; Danish National Radio Choir & SO/Dmitri Kitaenko. Chandos CHAN 8966 41 11:30 KEYBOARD RACHMANINOV Prepared by Elaine Siversen Rachmaninov, S. Étude-tableau in A minor, op 39 no 2 (1916-17). John Lill, pf. Nimbus NI 5439 7 Variations on a theme of Corelli, op 42 (1931). Shura Cherkassky, pf. Nimbus NI 7706 18 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 AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Produced by Simon Moore Highlights and previews of the month’s concerts including interviews with the key players 14:00 BLACK AND BLUE Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Kats-Chernin, E. Variations in a serious black dress (1995). Lisa Moore, pf. Tall Poppies TP147 9 Poulenc, F. Litanies to the Black Virgin (1936/47). Westminster Cathedral Choir; Iain Simcock, org; James O’Donnell, cond. Hyperion CDA66664 8 Tchaikovsky, P. The black swan, from Swan Lake (1875). London SO/Richard Bonynge. Decca 452 772-2 9 Mahler, G. My love’s two blue eyes, from Songs of a wayfarer. Thomas Hampson, bar; London PO/Klaus Tennstedt. BBC Music Vol 16 no 2 6

Tchaikovsky, P. Bluebird pas de deux (1890; arr. Stravinsky 1941). Hong Kong PO/David Atherton. Virgin 5 61281 2 5 Strauss, J. II Waltz: An der schönen, blauen Donau, op 314 (1867). Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta. DG 477 6225 10 15:00 FROM UKRAINE Prepared by Stephen Wilson Skoryk, M. Carpathian concerto (1972). Odessa PO/Hobart Earle. ASV DCA 963


Rosenthal, M. Fantasy on Johann Strauss. Piers Lane, pf. Helios CDH55238 11 Lyatoshynsky, B. Symphony no 5 in C, op 67, Slavonic (1965-66). Ukrainian State SO/ Theodore Kuchar. Naxos 8.223541 27 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 Derek Parker 22:00 INTO THE 2OTH CENTURY Prepared by Phil Vendy Stevens, B. Cello concerto, op 18 (1952). Alexander Baillie, vc; BBC PO/Edward Downes. Meridian CDE 84124 25 Ibert, J. Suite from Golgotha (1935). Slovak RSO/Adriano. Marco Polo 8.223287 35 Fauré, G. String quartet in E minor, op 121 (1924). Parrenin Quartet. EMI CMS 7 62548 2 25 Mennin, P. Symphony no 7 (1947). Seattle SO/ Gerard Schwarz. Delos DE 3164 26 June 2014

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Wednesday 4 June 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Ogilvie 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 Iphigénie again

Anne-Sophie Mutter. Photo - Tina Tahir/DG


Schubert, F. Symphony no 5 in B flat, D485 (1816). Northern Sinfonia/Heinrich Schiff. Chandos CHAN 9136 27

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

11:30 AT SIXES AND SEVENS Prepared by Stephen Wilson Weber, B. Horn sextet no 2 in F. Horns of Czech PO. Supraphon 11 0780-2

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Prepared by Angel Bell Murcia, S. de Suite in D minor (pub. 1732). Barry Mason, baroque gui. Amon Ra SAR 45 15 Selma y Salaverde, B. de Canzon terza. Cordevento. Brilliant Classics 94352


Juan de Lienas. Salve Regina. Members of the Hilliard Ensemble. Virgin 5 61394 2 9 Machado, M. Dos estrellas le siguen: Coplas à 4 (c1598). Huelgas Ensemble/Paul Van Nevel. Sony 88697478442 4 Soler, A. Fandango in D minor. Jacques Ogg, hpd. Globe GLO 5060 15 Guerrero, F. Niño dios d’amor herido. La Compañia; Danny Lucin, cometto & dir. ABC 476 4955


10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Giovanna Grech Cimarosa, D. Overture to I due baroni di Rocca Azzura (1783). Haydn Philharmonia/Ezio Rojatti. Nuova Era 6726 11 Moret, N. Violin concerto, Dreaming (1988). Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa. DG 431 626-2 20 Tubin, E. Suite from Kratt (1961). Bamberg SO/ Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-306 24 26

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Saint-Saëns, C. Septet in E flat, op 65 (1881). David Guerrier, tpt; Renaud Capuçon, vn; Esther Hoppe, vn; Beatrice Muthelet, va; Gautier Capuçon, vc; Janne Saksala, db; Frank Braley, pf. EMI/Virgin 5 45602 2 16 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 with Chloe Chung; recorded by Conan Tran Featuring pianist Alex Waite playing works by J.S. Bach, Clementi, Schumann, Vine and Poulenc

Gluck, C. Iphigénie en Tauride. Tragédie in four acts. Libretto by Nicolas-François Guillard. First performed Paris, 1779. IPHIGÉNIE: Mireille Delunsch, sop ORESTE: Simon Keenlyside, bass PYLADE: Yann Beuron, ten THOAS: Laurent Naouri,bar DIANA: Alexia Cousin, sop Les Musiciens du Louvre Ch & O/Marc Minkowski Archiv 471 133-2


Iphigénie lives as a priestess with the Taurian people after being rescued from death by Diana. Thoas, King of Tauris, feels his life is in danger and asks her to sacrifice two shipwreck victims who are Oreste and Pylade. Iphigénie learns from Oreste of the violent deaths of her mother and her father; assuming Oreste is dead, she prays for him. But as she is about to ritually kill him, she sees his similarity to her brother. An angry Thoas tries to sacrifice Oreste and Iphigénie but Pylades arrives and kills Thoas. Diana descends to promise the Greeks a safe journey home. Nebra, J. Overture to Iphigenia en Tracia (1747). El Concierto Espanol/Emilio Moreno. 7 Glossa GCD920311

14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans What exactly does it take to make music? Leading musicians, composers and performers, both local and visiting from overseas, will be talking live on air telling us why they do it and how they do it.

22:00 KEYBOARDS Prepared by Phil Vendy

15:00 THE SYMPHONIES OF HAYDN Prepared by Chris Blower

Dvorák, A. Slavonic dances, op 72 (1886). Michel Béroff, Jean-Philippe Collard, pf. EMI 5 69311 2 28

Haydn, J. Symphony in C, Hob.I:63 (c1779). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 21 Devienne, F. Quartet in A minor, op 66 no 1. Alexis Kossenko, fl; Quatuor Cambini. MBF 1108 15 Haydn, J. Symphony in A, Hob.1:64 (c1773-75). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 18

Brahms, J. Liebeslieder Waltzer, nos 1-18, op 52a (1874). Silke-Thora Matthies, Christian Köhn, pf. Naxos 8.553140 24

Mussorgsky, M. Pictures from an exhibition (1874). Julius Katchen, pf. Decca 425 961-2 30 Mendelssohn, F. Symphony no 1 in C minor (transcr. Busoni). Anthony Paratore, pf; Joseph Paratore, pf. LP Schwann VMS 1031 27


14:30 KEYBOARD CONTRASTS Schubert, F. Impromptu no 3 in G flat, D899 (1827). Rudolf Buchbinder, pf. 7 EMI 4 89483 2

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

Prokofiev, S. Sonata no 2 in D minor, op 14 (1912). Jonathan Shin’ar, pf. IMP MCD 67 18

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Composer focus Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans

Onslow, G. Piano trio in C minor, op 26. Göbel Trio, Berlin. Signum SIG X 94-00 30

Humperdinck, E. Overture no 2 to Marriage against their will. Bavarian RSO/Eugen Jochum. 12 Humoreske in E (1879).


Schwann 3-1197-2 (2 above) Overture to Hansel and Gretel (1893). Virgin VC 7 91494-2


Bamberg SO/Karl Anton Rickenbacher (3 above) When at night I go to sleep, dream sequence, from Hansel and Gretel (1893). Anthony Way, treb; Barbara Bonney, sop; English Sinfonia/ Neil Page. Decca 476 2649 9 Shakespeare suite no 2 (1907-08). Bamberg SO/ Karl Anton Rickenbacher. Schwann 3-1197-2 16 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Weber, C.M. Theme and variations concertante, from Silvana, op 33 (1810). Sabine Meyer, cl; Zurich Opera O/Franz Welser-Möst. EMI 5 56137 2 12 Debussy, C. The toy box (1913; orch. Caplet). Berlin PO/Simon Rattle. EMI 5 58045 2 32 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Suite from Mlada (1909). Czecho-Slovak RSO/Donald Johanos. Naxos 8.553247 18 Glazunov, A. Violin concerto in A minor, op 82 (1904-05). Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; National SO/Mstislav Rostropovich. Erato ECD 75506 20 11:30 CHAMBER VIGNETTES Bach, J.S. Sleepers awake (arr. Loussier). Vincent Charbonner, db; André Arpino, drums; Jacques Loussier, pf. Telarc 83693 8 Bach, J. Christian Quartet in B flat. Max Artved, ob; Elise Båtnes, vn; Tue Lautrup, va; Lars Holm Johansen, vc. Naxos 8.557361 10 Bach, C.P.E. Fantasy in C, Wq61 no 6 (1785-86). Nicholas McGegan, fl; Catherine Mackintosh, va; Anthony Pleeth, vc; Christopher Hogwood, fp. L’Oiseau-Lyre 433189-2 7

Scarlatti, D. Sonata in A minor, Kk109. Luigi Ferdinando Tagliarini, hpd. Aura AUR 428-2 7

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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 13:00 FAMOUS TRUMPET PLAYERS Prepared by Frank Morrison Hansen, T. Sonata in E flat, op 18 (1903-06). Håkan Hardenberger, tp; Roland Pöntinen, pf. Philips 426 144-2 9 Handel, G. Sonata in F, op 1 no 12. Maurice André, tpt; Württemberg CO/Jörg Faerber. EMI CMS 7 69880-2 10 Caldara, A. Sonata in C. John Foster, tpt; Yoram Levy, tpt; Matthew Manchester, tpt; Samantha Robinson, tpt; Australian Baroque Brass; Sydney Consort. Tubicium Records TR61903 5 Copland, A. Quiet city (arr. Hunsberger). Wynton Marsalis, tpt; Phillip Koch, cora; Eastman Wind Ensemble/Donald Hunsberger. CBS MK 44916 11 Hoffmeister, F. Concerto in D (arr. M. Nakariakov). Sergei Nakariakov, tpt; Württemberg CO/Jörg Faerber. Teldec 3984-24276-2


14:00 A VAUGHAN WILLIAMS INTERLUDE Vaughan Williams, R. Suite de ballet. Kenneth Smith, fl; Paul Rhodes, pf. ASV DCA 768 6 English folk song suite (1923; arr. Jacob). London SO/Adrian Boult. EMI CDC 7 47214-2 9 The water mill. David Parker, ten; Marie van Hove, pf. LP ABC/WRC R 02425 3 Te Deum in G (1928). Corydon Singers; Thomas Trotter, org; Mathew Best, cond. Hyperion CDA66076 7

Beethoven, L. Sonata no 28 in A, op 101 (1816). Wilhelm Kempff, pf. DG 429 306-2 18 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 20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA The developing symphony Prepared by Elaine Siversen Bach, J.S. Overture no 2 in B minor, BWV1067 (c1739). Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman. Hyperion CDA66501 24 Bach, C.P.E. Sinfonia in E minor, Wq177 (1756). English CO/Raymond Leppard. Philips 426 081-2 11 Stamitz, J. Symphony in E flat, op 11 no 3 (pub. 1758). New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong. Naxos 8.553194 17 Haydn, J. Symphony in D, Hob.I:104, London (1795). Hanover Band/Roy Goodman. Nimbus NI 7024 26 Beethoven, L. Symphony no 5 in C minor, op 67 (1807-08). Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan. DG 429 039-2 31 22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Sheila Catzel Zemlinsky, A. String quartet no 1 in A, op 4 (1896). Vienna Artis Quartet. Nimbus NI 5563 26 Beethoven, L. Quintet in E flat, op 16 (1796). Robert Levin, fp; Academy of Ancient Music Chamber Ensemble. Decca 455 994-2 27 Kreisler, F. Quartet (1921). Angeles String Quartet. Koch 3-7325-2H1 29 Schumann, R. Trio no 3 in G minor, op 110 (1851). Susan Collins, vn; Sue-Ellen Paulsen, vc; Duncan Gifford, pf. ABC 476 5165 27 June 2014

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Friday 6 June Handel, G. Father of Heaven, from Judas Maccabaeus (1747). Kathleen Ferrier, cont; London PO/Adrian Boult. Decca 475 078-2


Vaughan Williams, R. The infinite shining heavens, from Songs of travel (1904). Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Malcolm Martineau, pf. DG 445 946-2 3 Weill, K. Ballad of the lily of hell, from Happy end (1929). Carole Farley, sop; Roger Vignoles, pf. ASV DCA 790 3 Takako Nishizaki

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 Exploring chamber Prepared by Frank Morrison Field, J. Quintet in A flat (1815). David Juritz, vn; Jennifer Godson, vn; Sarah-Jane Bradley, va; Julia Desbruslais, vc; Míceál O’Rourke, pf. Chandos CHAN 9534 11 Zelenka, J. Trio sonata in F (1719-22). Ingo Goritzki, ob; Burkhard Glaetzner, ob; Knut Sönstevold, bn; Achim Beyer, vn; Siegfried Pank, bass vn; Walter Bernstein, hpd. Berlin 0012852BC 17 Taneyev, A. String quartet no 2 in C, op 28 (c1908). Talan Quartet. Olympia OCD 543 25 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Jan Brown Smetana, B. Grand overture in D (1848). BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda. Chandos CHAN 10413 8 Borodin, A. Polovtsian dances, from Prince Igor (1890). London Symphony Ch & O/Georg Solti. Decca 455 632-2 14

12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell Accessible in-the-hammock jazz to ease you into the weekend 13:00 BACH THE MAGNIFICENT Prepared by Patrick Thomas Bach, J.S. Preludes and fugues nos 19 to 24, BWV864-869,from The well-tempered clavier, book 1 (1722). Albert Landa, pf. ABC 476 4556 35 Brandenburg concerto no 2 in F, BWV1047 (1720). O of the Antipodes/Antony Walker. ABC 476 1923 11 14:00 ALMOST FORGOTTEN Karl Amadeus Hartmann Prepared by Angela Bell

Tchaikovsky, P. Piano concerto no 2 in G, op 44 (1880). Garrick Ohlsson, pf; Sydney SO/ Vladimir Ashkenazy. Sydney Symphony SSO201301 47 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Scheherazade, symphonic suite, op 35 (1888). Chicago SO/ Daniel Barenboim. Apex 2564 67429-0 48

Sonata, 27 April 1945. Allison Brewster Franzetti, pf. Naxos 8.570401

22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE A new Venetian Coronation Prepared by Robert Small


15:00 MENDELSSOHN’S PROTEGÉ Prepared by Angela Bell

In memoriam H. von Kleist, op 13.

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20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Robert Small

Mussorgsky, M. Farewell, prayer and death of Boris, from Boris Godunov (1874; orch. RimskyKorsakov). Fedor Chaliapin, bass: Royal Opera House Ch & O/Vincenzo Bellezza. EMI CDH 7 61009-2 12

Dvorák, A. Symphony no 8 in G, op 88 (1889). St Lawrence O/Neil McEwan. Fine Music Tape Archive 35

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16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Brendan Walsh

Hartmann, K. Violin concerto funèbre (1939). Theo Olof, vn; Royal Concertgebouw O/Kurt Sanderling. Radio Nederland RCO 08005 21

Joachim, J. Romanze, op 2 no 1 (c1850). Daniel Hope, vn; Sebastian Knauer, pf. DG 477 9301 5

Dvorák, A. O moon in the deepest heavens, from Rusalka, op 114 (1900). Renée Fleming, sop; Czech PO/Charles Mackerras. ABC 480 5996 6

Paul McCreesh. Photo - Ben Wright

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

Suk, J. Fantasy, op 24 (1902-03). Pamela Frank, vn; Czech PO/Charles Mackerras. Decca 460 316-2 23

11:30 SONGS OF HEAVEN AND HELL Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend


Mozart, W. Hell’s vengeance is boiling my heart, from The magic flute (1791). Sumi Jo, sop; Vienna PO/Georg Solti. ABC 480 5996 2


Violin concerto no 3 in G (bef. 1875). Takako Nishizaki, vn. 35 Stuttgart RSO/Meir Minsky (2 above) Naxos 8.554733 Mendelssohn, F. Es rauscht der Wald, es springt der Quell. Finnur Bjarnason, ten; Eugene Asti, pf. Hyperion CDA67753


Gabrieli, A. - Gabrieli, G. A new Venetian coronation 1595 (1595). Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh. Signum SIGCD 287 1:14 Vivaldi, A. Violin concerto no 6 in A, RV348 (1727). Rachel Podger, vn; Hollard Baroque Society. Channel CCSSA 33412 12 Telemann, G. Overture in D, TWV55:D4. Elisabeth Schollaert, ob; Bram Nolf, ob; Marc Piere, rec; Dirk Lippens, vn; Dirk Lievens, vn; Collegium Instrumentale Brugense/Patrick Peire. Brilliant Classics 94104 24


19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Derek Parker

6:00 SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC with Stephen Wilson

Millöcker, C. Excerpts from Gasparone (1884). Anneliese Rothenburger, sop; Christine Gorner, sop; Heinz Hoppe, ten; Hermann Prey, bar; Kurt Bohme, bass; Graunke SO/Carl Michalski. LaserLite 16 047 19

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

Kálmán, E. Excerpts from Die Faschingsfee (1917). Melanie Holliday, sop; Brigitte Lindner, sop; Jurgen Sacher, ten; Horst Hiestermann, bar; Eberhart Buchner, bar; Cologne RO/Peter Falk. LaserLite 14 165 18

9:30 SPOTLIGHT ON SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Sullivan, A. Overture to The Mikado (1885). Philharmonia O. Vocalion CDVS 1964 8 Smetana, B. The Moldau, from Má vlast (1874). Sydney SO. Sydney Symphony SSO 200705 12 Mussorgsky, M. Pictures at an exhibition (1874; orch. Ravel). New Philharmonia O. Vanguard OVC 4065 30

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13:00 CHINESE MOSAIC + POSTCARDS FROM SHANGHAI Prepared by Paolo Hooke A monthly exploration of the best of Chinese classical, traditional and film music, incorporating material specially provided by Shanghai Radio

Straus, O. Excerpts from Der Tapfere Soldat (1908). Caroline Stein, sop; Helmut Berger, ten; Johannes Martin Kranzle, bar; Cologne RO/ Siegfried Kohler. Capriccio C5089 17 20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Sydney Mozart Society Orchestra and Soloists Recorded for Fine Music by George Hilgevoord Mozart, W. Overture to Der Schauspieldirektor (1786).

Wagner, R. Prelude to Tristan und Isolde (1857-59). Sydney SO. ABC 476 644-0


Sullivan, A. Ballet: Pineapple Poll (arr. Mackerras 1951). Royal PO. Arabesque Z 8016

14:00 LISTENERS’ CHOICE with Christina MacGuinness Phone 9439 4777 or go to and follow the links to choose your music


15:30 MUSIC FOR WORDS Prepared by Rex Burgess

Divertimento in B flat, K270 (1777).

Handel, G. Excerpts from Rinaldo (1711). Graham Pushee, ct; Australian Brandenburg O/ Paul Dyer. ABC 446 272-2 24

Rondo in A, K386 (1782). Rachel Valler, pf.

Charles Mackerras, cond (all above) 11:30 ON PARADE Music that’s band Prepared by Owen Fisher Auber, D-F-E. Overture to The black domino. Leyland Motors Band/Michael Cotter. Decca SB 326 6 Brown, N. Singing in the rain. Tredegar Town Band/Nicholas Childs. EMI 5 21452 2 4 Wilson, P. 76 Trombones, from The music man. Cammell Laird Band/James Scott. Fontana STL 88678 2 Sousa, J. George Washington Bicentennial march. Allentown Band/Ronald Demkee. AMP WWFM1 3 Elgar, E. Prelude to The dream of Gerontius, op 38 (1900). Rochdale Band/Norman Ashcroft. Decca SB 316 8 12:00 JAZZ THEN AND NOW with Michael Cooper A diverse range of jazz from days gone by up to the present, often featuring Australian musicians

Gastinois, E. de Lai of the Old and New Testaments. Barbara Thornton, voice; Elizabeth Gaver, fiddle. DHM 05472 77347 2 21 Bauld, A. Banquo’s buried (1982). Elizabeth Campbell, mezz; Anthony Fogg, pf. MBS 19 CD 9 Shostakovich, D. Symphony no 14, op 135 (1969). Karita Mattila, sop; Thomas Quasthoff, bass; Berlin PO/Simon Rattle. EMI 3 58077 2 54


Misera, dove son! ... Ah! non son’io che parlo, K369 (1781); Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gönner, K383 (1782). Jane Edwards, sop. 12 10

Bella mia fiamma ... Resta, o cara, K528 (1789). Jane Edwards, sop. 10 9

Non più, tutti ascoltai ... Non temer, amato bene, K490 (1786). Donald Hazelwood, vn. 9 Ch’io mi scordi di te? ... Non temer, amato bene, K505 (1786). Christine Logan, pf. 10 Jane Edwards, sop (2 above) Sydney Mozart Society O/Donald Hazelwood (all above) 21:30 ROUND THE CLOCK MUSIC Prepared by Francis Frank Bryant, S. Dusk (2004). University of Kansas Wind Ensemble/Scott Weiss. Naxos 8.572129 4

17:30 BROWSING THE BAROQUE Prepared by Rex Burgess

Albéniz, I. Twilight (arr. Morton). Wizards. 4 Boston Records BR1052CD

Couperin, F. Premier concert royal (1722). Les Folies Françoises/Patrick Cohën-Akenine. MBF 1108 9

Gibbs, C. Dusk. Nik Hancock-Child, bar; Rosemary Hancock-Child, pf. Naxos 8.557559-60

Nouveau concert no 7 (1724). Jesse Read, bn, Doug McNames, vc; Karen Flint, hpd. Etcetera KTC 1087 16 18:00 FOCUS ON FOLK Folk Federation of NSW with Gerry Myerson


Górecki, H. String quartet no 1, op 62, Already it is dusk (1988). Kronos Quartet. Nonesuch 7559-79319-2ZK 14 22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones Laid back late night music to give a wonderfully smooth end to the busy day; lie back, relax and enjoy June 2014

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Sunday 8 June 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Robert Small 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Chris Blower Moscheles, I. German dance. Eduard Melkus Ensemble. Archiv 439 964-2 8 Bartók, B. Roumanian folk dances (1915; transcr. Székely). Susanne Stanzeleit, vn; Gusztáv Fenyö, pf. ASV DCA 852


Delibes, L. Ballet music from Lakmé (1883). Czecho-Slovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard. Naxos 8.550081 6 Granados, E. Oriental; Fandango from Spanish dances, op 5 (1892-1900). Pro Arte Guitar Trio. ASV WHL 2061 9 Martinu, B. Suite no 1 from the ballet Spalicek (1931-33/40). Brno State PO/Jirí Waldhans. LP Supraphon 1 10 1129 23 10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music from the Classical era Prepared by Sheila Catzel Bach, J. Christian Overture to Catone in Utica (1761). New Philharmonia O/Raymond Leppard. Philips 446 569-2 6 Wranitzky, A. String quintet in E flat, op 8 no 3. Ensemble Cordia. Brilliant Classics 94168 25 Abel, C. String quartet in A, op 8 no 5 (1769). Salomon Quartet. Hyperion CDA66780 12 Clementi, M. Sonata in D, op 40 no 3 (pub. 1802). Nikolai Demidenko, pf. Hyperion CDA66808 20 Pleyel, I. Keyboard trio in C (1791). Trio 1790. cpo 777 544-2 21 Krommer, F. Double concerto in E flat, op 91. Dieter Klöcker, cl; Waldemar Wandel, cl; Stuttgart RSO/Wolf-Dieter Hauschild. Schwann 3-1077-2 25 12:00 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 14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL British but not Britten: William Alwyn Prepared by Stephen Wilson Alwyn, W. Geordie, suite (1955; arr. Ellerby). Royal Northern College of Music Wind O/Clark Rundell. Naxos 8.572747 11 String quartet no 2, Spring waters (1975). Quartet of London. Chandos CHAN 9219


Fantasy-waltzes nos 1 to 11 (1956). John Ogdon, pf. Chandos CHAN 8399 32 30

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Harp concerto, Lyra angelica (1954). Suzanne Willison, hp. Naxos 8.557647 28 Elizabethan dances (1956-57). Naxos 8.570144 18 Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd Jones (2 above) 16:00 ROMANTIC QUARTETS Prepared by Phil Vendy Humperdinck, E. String quartet in C (1920). Tonhalle Quartet. LP Schwann VMS 1016 15 Mechura, L. Quartet in E flat. Horns of Czech PO. Supraphon 11 0780-2 12 Lekeu, G. Adagio (1891). Ensemble Musique Oblique. Harmonia Mundi 1901 455 10 Borodin, A. Serenata alla spagnola (1886). Moscow String Quartet. Brilliant Classics 94410 2 Mahler, G. Quartet in A minor, op 33, Shutter Island (c1876). Nicola Benedetti, vn; Tom Dunn, va; Leonard Elschenbroich, vc; Alexei Grynyuk, pf. Decca 478 3529 12 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Heather Sykes Anon. Venite exsultemus Domino. 2 Byrd, W. Laetentur coeli. Singers of Saint Laurence/Neil McEwan (2 above) ABC 476 5106 Various. O Lord increase my faith; Come Holy Ghost, the Maker; Walking in a garden. Choir of St Paul’s, Dundee; Robert Lightband, org & dir. Alpha CA 926 9 Kedrov, N. Our Father. Rachmaninov, S. To Thee, victorious leader. Tenebrae/Nigel Short (2 above) Signum SIGCD900 4 Various. Psalm 124; Magnificat, op 10; Nunc dimittis; The Twelve; Sinfonia, from Cantata no 29, BWV29. Choir of Westminster Abbey; Robert Quinney, org; James O’Donnell, cond. Hyperion CDA 67770 24 Hymns: Come Holy ghost; The God of Abraham praise; The day thou gavest, Lord is ended. Choir of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh; Dennis Townhill, org; Peter Backhouse, cond. Priory ORCD 376 9 18:00 SYDNEY SCHUBERT SOCIETY Prepared by Ross Hayes Schubert, F. Duo in A, D574 (1817). Pieter Wispelwey, vc; Paolo Giacometti, pf. Onyx 4046 22 Lullaby, D304 (1815; transcr. Godowsky). Ian Holtham, pf. Move MD 3187 3 Lullaby, D498 (1816). Elisabeth Schumann, sop; George Reeves, pf. EMI 1 66445 2 3

Cradle song, D867 (1828). Wolfgang Holzmair, bar; Imogen Cooper, pf. Philips 476 200-2 4 Symphony no 3 in D, D200 (1815). Chicago SO/ Carlos Kleiber. Artists FED 013/14 20 19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Prepared by Giovanna Grech Mussorgsky, M. Introduction and polonaise, from Boris Godunov (1874). USSR Academic SO/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Melodiya MA 19303 7 Ponchielli, A. Cielo e mar, from La Gioconda (1876). Donald Smith, ten; Tasmanian SO/Vanco Cavdarski. EMI 1 66283 2 4 Cilea, F. It’s the familiar story of the shepherd, from L’arlesiana (1902). Roberto Alagna, ten; London PO/Richard Armstrong. EMI 5 554772 5 Mascagni, P. Regina Coeli, laetare, from Cavalleria rusticana (1890). Claire Primrose, sop; John Antoniou, ten; Opera Australia Ch & O/Jorge Mester. 7 ABC 462 006-2 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Frank Morrison Mendelssohn, F. Overture to A midsummer night’s dream, op 21 (1826). Concertgebouw O/ Otto Klemperer. Memories HR 4248 12 Hofmann, L. Cello concerto in D. Northern Sinfonia/Tim Hugh, vc & dir. Naxos 8.553853 23 Sibelius, J. Symphony no 2 in D, op 43 (1901). Pittsburgh SO/Lorin Maazel. Sony SK 53268 47 21:00 NEW HORIZONS Joy and sorrow Prepared by Elaine Siversen Chatman, S. Christmas joy (2005). University of British Colombia Singers; Stephen Smith, org; Quennie Wong, perc; A Touch of Brass/ Bruce Pullan. Centrediscs CMCCD 15509 12 Mozetich, M. Scales of joy and sorrow (2007). Gryphon Trio. Centrediscs CMCCD 14009 18 Butterley, N. From sorrowing earth (1991). Melbourne SO/Isaiah Jackson. ABC 446 478-2 26 Stanhope, P. Songs of innocence and joy (1997). Gondwana Voices/Lyn Williams. ABC 476 3870


Carr-Boyd, A. Songs of joy (1996). Ann CarrBoyd, pf; Katrina Carr-Boyd, handbell. Jade JADCD 1061 11 Bryant, S. Radiant joy (2006). Lone Star Wind O/Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Naxos 8.570968 5 22:30 ULTIMA THULE

Monday 9 June

Antoni Wit. Photo - J.Multarzynski

Aaron Copland. Courtesy - Library of Congress

0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Robert Small 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Francis Frank Scarlatti, D. Concerto grosso no 10 in D (pub. 1744; arr. Avison). Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Philips 438 806-2 7 Chilcot, T. Harpsichord concerto in A, op 2 no 2 (1756; arr. Langley). Parley of Instruments Baroque Ensemble/Paul Nicholson, hpd & dir. Hyperion CDA66700 10 Albinoni, T. Sinfonia in G (arr. Camden). Anthony Camden, ob; Alison Alty, ob; London Virtuosi/John Georgiadis. Naxos 8.553002 8

Karlowicz, M. Symphony in E minor, op 7, Rebirth (1900-02). Warsaw PO/Antoni Wit. Naxos 8.572487 47

Rachmaninov, S. Sonata in G minor, op 19 (1901). Mischa Maisky, vc; Sergio Tiempo, pf. EMI 3 58472 2 32

11:30 CHORAL INTERLUDE Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Vocalise (1915). David Oistrakh, vn; Inna Kollegorskaya, pf. Brilliant Classics 8402

Britten, B. A wedding anthem, Amo ergo sum, op 46 (1949). Corydon Singers; Thomas Trotter, org; Matthew Best, cond. Hyperion CDA66126 10 Walton, W. Where does the uttered music go? (1946). Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer. Chandos CHAN 9222 6 Prokofiev, S. They are seven, op 30 (1917-18). Iouri Elnikov, ten; USSR Radio Ch & O/Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Le Chant du Monde CM 201 7 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan


15:00 RED, WHITE AND BLUE Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Copland, A. Suite from The red pony (1948). New Philharmonia O/Aaron Copland. CBS MK 42429 25 Stanford, C. Villiers From the red rose. Felicity Lott, sop; Graham Johnson, pf. Hyperion CDA66937


Skryabin, A. Sonata no 7, op 64, White Mass (1892-1913). Bernd Glemser, pf. Naxos 8.553158 10

13:00 RACHMANINOV IN CHAMBER Prepared by Stephen Wilson

Gershwin, G. Rhapsody in blue (1924). Isador Goodman, pf; Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas. ABC 464 055-2 16

Chopin, F. Sonata no 2 in B flat minor, op 35, Funeral march (1837). Sergei Rachmaninov, pf. Fidelio 8830 18

Bach, J.S. Violin concerto no 2 in E, BWV1042 (bef. 1730; transcr. Williams). John Williams, gui; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito. CBS MK 39560 18

16:00 FINE MUSIC HOLIDAY including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Tom Forrester-Paton

Rachmaninov, S. Trio élégïaque no 1 in G minor (1892). Eduard Wulfson, vn; Dmitry Yablonsky, vc; Valeri Grohovski, pf. Naxos 8.557423 13

19:00 SPIRIT OF JAZZ with Susan Gai Dowling

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Derek Parker

Rachmaninov, S. Russian rhapsody (1891). John Ogdon, pf; Brenda Lucas, pf. ASV DCA 636 10

Tchaikovsky, P. Andante cantabile, from String quartet no 1 in D, op 11 (1871/88). Raphael Wallfisch, vc; English CO/Geoffrey Simon. Chandos CHAN 6552 8

Massenet, J. Overture to Phèdre (1900). Detroit SO/Paul Paray. Mercury 432 014-2


Hubay, J. Violin concerto no 2 in E, op 90 (1900). Hagai Shaham, vn; BBC Scottish SO/ Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion CDA67498 25

Romance, from String quartet no 1 (1889). Borodin Quartet. apex 0927 49815 2

20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling


Grieg, E. Sonata in C minor, op 45 (1886-87). Fritz Kreisler, vn; Serge Rachmaninov, pf. Fidelio 8830 23 June 2014

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Tuesday 10 June 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: Dieter Klöcker Prepared by Barrie Brockwell Spohr, L. Fantasy and variations, op 81 (1814). Dieter Klöcker, cl; Consortium Classicum. Orfeo C 213 901 A 7 Haydn, J. Notturno no 6 in G, Hob.II:30 (c178894). Karl Hochreither, org; Frieder Lang, org; Consortium Classicum/Dieter Klöcker. EMI 9 99741-2 7 Muller, I. Grand duo brillant in B flat (1828). Dieter Klöcker, cl; Werner Genuit, pf. cpo 999626-2 12 Pleyel, I. String trio in D, op 10 no 2. Members of Consortium Classicum/Dieter Klöcker. cpo 999 743-2 11 Krommer, F. Italian concertino (1809). Dieter Klöcker, cl; Waldemar Wandel, cl; Stuttgart RSO/Wolf-Dieter Hauschild. Schwann 3-1077-2 12

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Michael Morton-Evans

12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes 13:00 CHAMBER WORKS OF DONIZETTI Prepared by Stephen Wilson Donizetti, G. Larghetto, theme and variations (1819). Massimo Belli, vn; Victoria Terekiev, pf. Nuova Era 7100/01 16 Sonata (1821). Dieter Klöcker, cl; Waldemar Wandel, cl. LP Telefunken 6.42416 13 String quartet no 12 in C (1821). Revolutionary Drawing Room. cpo 999 279-2 21

18:00 SYDNEY SYMPHONY 2014 Produced by Andrew Bukenya

What’s on in concerts during the next month 19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps 20:00 RECENT RELEASES with David Ogilvie

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Barrie Brockwell

14:00 A ROMANTIC ERA POT-POURRI Prepared by Frank Morrison

22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Frank Morrison

Lalo, E. Overture to Le roi d’Ys (1888). BBC PO/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 9758 12

Sullivan, A. Overture di ballo (1870/89). Royal Liverpool PO/Charles Groves. EMI CDM 7 64726 2 12

Poulenc, F. Double concerto in D minor (1932). François-René Duchable, pf; Jean-Phillipe Collard, pf; Rotterdam PO/James Conlon. Erato 2292-45232-2 20

Fuchs, R. Serenade no 1 in D, op 9 (1874). Cologne CO/Christian Ludwig. Naxos 8.572222 20

Beach, A. Trio in A minor, op 150 (1920). Elizabeth Layton, vn; Naomi Butterworth, vc; Diana Ambache, pf. Chandos CHAN 9752 15

Debussy, C. Rondes de printemps, from Images (1905-12). Suisse Romande O/Ernest Ansermet. Decca 478 3156-67 8 Dukas, P. Symphony in C (1895-96). BBC PO/ Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 241-32 41

Kalliwoda, J. Oboe concertino in F, op 110 (1844). Diana Doherty, ob; Queensland SO/ Werner Andreas Albert. ABC 456 681-2 16 Reinecke, C. Duets, op 12 (1847). Edith Mathis, sop; Hidenori Komatsu, bar; Cord Garben, pf. cpo 999 262-2 6

Finzi, G. Five bagatelles, op 23a (1943; arr. Ashmore). Robert Plane, cl; Northern Sinfonia/ Howard Griffiths. Naxos 8.553566 15 Honegger, A. Sonatina (1932). Christian Tetzlaff, vn; Christian Poltéra, vc. BIS CD-1617


Dallapiccola, L. Variations (1954). Royal Concertgebouw O/Hans Rosbaud. Radio Netherlands RCO 05001


11:30 BIZET TILL NOON Prepared by Barrie Brockwell

Schubert, F. Quartet in C minor, D703 Quartettsatz (1820). Tokyo String Quartet. Harmonia Mundi HMU 807427 12

Bizet, G. Grande valse de concert in E flat (1854). Julia Severus, pf. Naxos 8.570831-32 7

Arensky, A. Suite no 1, op 15 (1888). Joan Yarbrough, pf; Robert Cowan, pf. Pantheon D 07183


Humperdinck, E. Menuet in E flat (1872). Andreas Kirpal, pf; Diogenes Quartet. cpo 777 547-2


Martinu, B. Oboe concerto (1955). Heinz Holliger, ob; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Philips 434 105 2 17

Herbert, V. Cello concerto no 2 in E minor, op 30 (1894). Yo-Yo Ma, vc; New York PO/Kurt Masur. Sony SK 67173 21

Rózsa, M. Three Hungarian sketches, op 26 (1938). New Zealand SO/James Sedares. Koch 3-7191-2H1 19

Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe (1866). Ann Murray, mezz; Graham Johnson, pf. Hyperion CDA66976 5 Trois esquisses musicales (1857). Julia Severus, pf. Naxos 8.570831-32 12 32

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Moeran, E.J. Nocturne (1934). Hugh Mackey, bar; Renaissance Singers; Ulster O/Vernon Handley. Chandos CHAN 8808 13

Wednesday 11 June

Oscar Wilde


Leonie Rysanek

Souvenir of a beloved place, op 42 (1878). James Ehnes, vn; Vladimir Ashkenazy, pf. Sydney Symphony SSO201206 17

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti

12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Prepared by Frank Morrison

13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI with Chloe Chung; recorded by Conan Tran Featuring Younger and Even Younger performers

Seixas, C. Sinfonia in B flat. Algarve O/Alvaro Cassuto. Naxos 8.557207 8 Wassenaer, U. Concerto no 3 in A for strings. Combattimento Consort Amsterdam/Jan Willem de Vriend. NM Classics 92030 11 Buxtehude, D. Sonata in B flat, BuxWV273. Musica Antiqua Cologne. Archiv 437 089-2 14 Zelenka, J. Capriccio no 3 in F. Das NeuEröffnete O/Jürgen Sonnentheil. cpo 999 458-2 20

14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans What exactly does it take to make music? Leading musicians, composers and performers, both local and visiting from overseas, will be talking live on air telling us why they do it and how they do it. 15:00 THE SYMPHONIES OF HAYDN Prepared by Chris Blower Haydn, J. Symphony in A, Hob.I:65 (c1769-70). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 19

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Angela Bell

Weber, C.M. Variations, op 33 (1811). Walter Boeykens, cl; Robert Groslot, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901481 14

Ravel, M. La valse (1921). Ulster O/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 8903 12

Haydn, J. Symphony in B flat, Hob.I:66 (c1775). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 22

Bennett, W. Sterndale Piano concerto no 3 in C minor, op 9 (1834; ed. Byers). Malcolm Binns, pf; London PO/Nicholas Braithwaite. Lyrita SRCD 204 28

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

Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 4 in F minor, op 36 (1877). Vienna PO/Rafael Kubelik. EMI CZS 5 68223 2 42 11:30 TCHAIKOVSKY IN CHAMBER Prepared by Angela Bell Tchaikovsky, P. Dumka, Russian rustic scene, op 59 (1886). Duncan Gifford, pf. ABC 438 827-2 10

19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell 20:00 AT THE OPERA Legendary Met performances: 18 March 1972 Prepared by Michael Tesoriero

Strauss, R. Salome. Opera in one act. Libretto by composer, after Oscar Wilde. First performed Dresden, 1905.

SALOME: Leonie Rysanek, sop HEROD: Gerhard Stolze, ten JOCHANAN: Thomas Stewart, bass-bar Metropolitan Opera Ch & O/Karl Böhm. Legendary Recorded Opera LRO 293 1:39 Salome is infatuated with Jochanaan, who has been imprisoned by her stepfather Herod, but Jochanaan angrily rejects her amorous advances and denounces Herod. During a banquet, Salome performs the dance of the seven veils and asks for Jochanaan’s head on a platter as a reward. When she is presented with the head, she lasciviously kisses the lips. Herod is horrified, and orders the guards to kill her. 22:00 ENGLISH STRINGS Prepared by Stephen Wilson Purcell, H. Suite from Abdelazer (1695). Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood. L’Oiseau-Lyre 433 191-2


Parry, H. Lady Radnor’s suite (1894). London SO/Adrian Boult. Lyrita SRCD 220 13 Bridge, F. Suite for strings (1909-10). BBC NO of Wales/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 10729(6) X 21 Elgar, E. Sospiri: adagio, op 70 (1914). Vienna PO/John Eliot Gardiner. 6 DG 463 265-2 Britten, B. Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, op 10 (1937). I Musici de Montréal/Yuli Turovsky. Chandos CHAN 8817 30 Alwyn, W. Sinfonietta (1970). London SO/ Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9196 25

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Thursday 12 June Ruralia hungarica, op 32d (c1930). Maria Kliegel, vc; Jenö Jandó, pf. Naxos 8.554468 6 Haydn, J. String quartet in D minor, Hob.III:43 (1784). Salomon Quartet. Hyperion CDA66682 15 12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers 13:00 ALPHABETICAL COMPOSERS: The A’s Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend

Lili Boulanger

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 Chris Blower Boulanger, L. Nocturne (1911); Cortège (1914). Laura Chislett, fl; David Miller, pf. Walsingham WAL 8018-2 5 Faust et Hélène (1913). Lynne Dawson, sop; Janson Howard, bass; BBC PO/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 9745 30 D’un vieux jardin (1914); D’un jardin clair (1914). Solveig Funseth, pf. Swedish Society SCD 1043 5 D’un soir triste (1918). Women’s PO/JoAnn Falletta. Koch 3 7169 2H1 12 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Sheila Catzel Haydn, J. Symphony in E, Hob.I:29 (c1765). Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Dorati. Decca 425 905-2 17 Goldmark, K. Violin concerto no 1 in A minor, op 28. Vera Tsu, vn; Razumovsky Sinfonia/Yu Long. Naxos 8.553579 36

Adams, J. The chairman dances (1986). City of Birmingham SO/Simon Rattle. EMI 5 55051 2 13 The wound-dresser (1988). Nathan Gunn, bar; Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop. Naxos 8.559031 19 Albéniz, I. Rapsodia española, op 70 (1911; arr. C. Halffter). Alicia de Larrocha, pf; London PO/ Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. Decca 433 905-2 18 Albinoni, T. Adagio. Capella Istropolitana/ Richard Edlinger. Naxos 8.570154-55 11 Allegri, G. Psalm 50 (51): Miserere mei Deus. Julius Foo, treb; Peter Hicks, treb; Thomas Mullock, treb; Leo Tomita, ct; Tristan Hambleton, bass; Basil McDonald, bass; Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge/Andrew Nethsingha. Chandos CHSA 5085 14 14:30 KEYBOARD CONTRASTS Prepared by Brian Drummond Anon. Corrant, An Irish toy, Glory of ye North, from Elisabeth Rogers’ Virginal Book (pub. 1656). Christopher Kite, virginals. Hyperion CDA66067 2 Bach, J.S. Toccata in C minor, BWV911 (170810). Martha Argerich, pf. DG 476 114-7 11 Chopin, F. Preludes, op 28 (1836-39): no 14 in E flat minor; no 15 in D flat. Alexandre Tharaud, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901982 6

Niccolò Paganini. By Richard James Lane

19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey 20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA The concertos of Paganini Prepared by Elaine Siversen Paganini, N. Tarantella in A minor, op 33 (181926). Franco Mezzena, vn. 5 Piece for M. Antoine Nicholas Henry (1831). Rino Vernizzi, bn; Franco Traverso, hn. 11 Genoa CO/Antonio Plotino (2 above) Dynamic CDS 27 Violin concerto no 5 in A minor (1830; arr. Mompellio). Franco Gulli, vn; O dell’Angelicum/ Luciano Rosada. Il Canale DC-U30 32 The convent of Mount St Bernard (1832). Genoa CO/Antonio Plotino. Dynamic CDS 27


Berlioz, H. Harold in Italy, op 16 (1834). Antoine Tamestit, va; Les Musiciens du Louvre, Genoble/Marc Minkowski. naïve V 5266 39 22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Paul Hopwood Briccialdi, G. Quintet in D, op 124. Avalon Wind Quintet. Naxos 8.553410 16 Mozart, W. Sonata in B flat, K292 (1775). Eckart Hübner, bn; Reinhard Latzko, vc. cpo 999 297-2 13

Dohnányi, E. Suite in F sharp minor, op 19 (1908-09). BBC PO/Matthias Bamert. Chandos CHAN 9733 29

Brahms, J. Sonata no 3 in F minor, op 5 (1853). Radu Lupu, pf. Decca 448 129-2 42

Dohnányi, E. Serenade in C, op 10 (1902). Mayumi Seiler, vn; Douglas Paterson, va; Jane Salmon, vc. Hyperion CDA66786 21

11:30 CHAMBER ENCORE Prepared by Sheila Catzel

Schumann, R. Scenes from childhood, op 15 (1838). Cristina Ortiz, pf. IMP PCD 899 18

Beethoven, L. Septet in E flat for winds and strings, op 20 (1799-1800). Gaudier Ensemble. Hyperion CDA66513 38

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Marilyn Schock

Crusell, B. Quartet no 3 in D, op 7 (1821). Thea King, cl; members of Allegri String Quartet. Hyperion CDA66077 22

Dohnányi, E. Ruralia hungarica, op 32a no 2 (1924). Barry Snyder, pf. Pro Arte CDD 240 3 34

Adams, S. The holy city (1892). Thomas Allen, bar; Malcolm Martineau, pf. Hyperion CDA67290 5

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Friday 13 June 20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Judy Ekstein

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

Schumann, R. Symphony no 3 in E flat, op 97, Rhenish (1850). Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/John Eliot Gardiner. Archiv 457 591-2 30

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Exploring chamber Prepared by Sheila Catzel

Dauprat, L. Sonata. Sören Hermansson, hn; Erica Goodman, hp. BIS CD-648 17

Saint-Saëns, C. Sonata, op 167 (1921). Michael Collins, cl; Michael McHale, pf. Chandos CHAN 10637 16

Delibes, L. Excerpts from Sylvia (1876). Yehudi Menuhin, vn; Philharmonia O/Robert Irving. EMI 1 66446 2 21

Bruch, M. Quintet in A minor, op posth (1918). Vadim Gluzman, vn; Sandis Steinbergs, vn; Maxim Rysanov, va; Ilze Klava, va; Reins Birznieks, vc. BIS SACD-1852 24 Prokofiev, S. Five melodies, op 35 bis. Vadim Repin, vn; Boris Berezovsky, pf. Erato 0630-10698-2 12 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Di Cox Glinka, M. Dances in Naina’s castle, from Ruslan and Ludmila (1842). USSR SO/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Melodiya SUCD 10-00166 15 Bruch, M. Double concerto in E minor, op 88 (c1912). Paul Meyer, cl; Gérard Caussé, va; Lyon Opera O/Kent Nagano. Erato 2292-45483-2 19 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Scheherazade, symphonic suite, op 35 (1888). London PO/ Mariss Jansons. EMI 5 55227-2 45 11:30 CHAMBER VIGNETTES Prepared by Rex Burgess Hummel, J. Fantasie (c1833). Laurent Verney, va; Claire Marie le Guay, pf. Pierre Verany PV793121 8 Weber, C.M. Sonata no 1 (1810). Emmanuel Pahud, fl; Eric Le Sage, pf. naïve V 4863 6 Paganini, N. Variations on Barucabà, op 14. Scott St John, vn; Simon Wynberg, gui. Naxos 8.550690 11 12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell

Martyn Brabbins. Photo - Chris Christodoulou

13:00 CONCERTOS Prepared by Phil Vendy Mozart, W. Violin concerto no 4 in D, K218 (1775). English Concert; Andrew Manze, vn & dir. Harmonia Mundi HMU 807385 23

Dohnányi, E. Quintet in C minor, op 1 (1895). Martin Roscoe, pf; Vanbrugh Quartet. ASV DCA 915 29 Dvorák, A. Symphonic poem: The noon witch, op 108 (1896). Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8798 13

Ibert, J. Flute concerto (1934). Emmanuel Pahud, fl; Zürich Tonhalle O/David Zinman. EMI 5 57487 2 20

22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Mostly contemporaries Prepared by Philip Lidbury

Stanford, C. Villiers Piano concerto no 1 in G, op 59 (1894). Piers Lane, pf; BBC Scottish SO/ Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion CDA66820 38

Hasse, J. Mandolin concerto in G (arr. Behrend). Takashi Ochi, mand; German Plucked-String CO/Siegfried Behrend. Thorofon CTH 2025

14:30 LEADING TO SCHUBERT Prepared by Brian Drummond

Chori angelici laetantes (c1740). Bernarda Fink, mezz; Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel. Archiv 453 435-2 17


Salieri, A. Overture to Angiolina (1800). Czecho-Slovak RSO/Michael Dittrich. Naxos 8.554838


Mozart, W. Symphony no 35 in D, K385, Haffner (1782). Scottish CO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste. Virgin VJ 791572-2

Sammartini, G.B. Oboe concerto in G. O di Padova e del Veneto/Diego Dini Ciaccim, ob & dir. cpo 777715-2 16


Praetorius, M. Psalm 116. Huelgas Ensemble/ Paul van Nevel. Sony SK 48 039 16

Zumsteeg, J. Hagars Klage. Caroline Melzer, sop; Ulrich Eisenlohr, pf. Naxos 8.572036 11 Haydn, J. String quartet in G, Hob.III:41 (1781). Quarteto Casals. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2962022.23 16 Schubert, F. Symphony no 3 in D, D200 (1815). City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox. IMP PCD 848 24 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Derek Parker 19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron

Forqueray, J-B-A. Suite no 1 (pub. 1747). Christophe Coin, bass viol; Trevor Jones, bass viol; Christopher Hogwood, hpd. L’Oiseau-Lyre 436 185-2 14 Hasse, J. Salve Regina in E flat (1767). Barbara Bonney, sop; Bernarda Fink, mezz; Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel. Archiv 453 435-2 15 Zach, J. Harp concerto in C minor. Marielle Nordmann, hp; Auvergne O/Jean-Jacques Kantorow. FNAC 592099 13 Schein, J. Suite no 3, from Banchetto musicale (pub. 1617). Collegium Terpsichore/ Fritz Neumeyer. DG 469 244-2 9 June 2014

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Saturday 14 June 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 SPOTLIGHT ON ENSEMBLE PIAN e FORTE Prepared by Francis Frank Vivaldi, A. Concerto in C for violin, cello, organ, strings and continuo, RV554. Antonio Frigé, org & dir. Giulia GS 201014 12 Purcell, H. O, O let me weep!. Marianne Cotterill, sop; Antonio Frigé, dir. Nuova Era 7065


Stanley, J. Organ concerto, op 16 no 1 in D (pub. 1775). Antonio Frigé, org & dir. Nuova Era 7019 11 Telemann, G. Conclusion in D, from Tafelmusik II. Gabriele Cassone, tpt.


Trio in E minor, from Tafelmusik II.


Antonio Frigé, dir (2 above) Giulia GS 201008 Flute concerto no 1 in D. Nuova Era 7135


Handel, G. Cantata: Un’alma innamorata, HWV173 (1707). Marianne Cotterill, sop; Antonio Frigé, dir. Nuova Era 7065 16 Stanley, J. Organ concerto in B minor, op 16 no 2 (pub. 1775). Antonio Frigé, org & dir. Nuova Era 7019 13 Vivaldi, A. Sonata no 3 in D minor for violin with harpsichord bass. Nuova Era 7136 14 Ensemble Pian e Forte (all above) 11:30 ON PARADE Prepared by Robert Small Reed, H. Carnival, from La fiesta mexicana (1949). Altissimo ALT63132 6 Grainger, P. Over the hills and far away (1919). 7 Walton, W. Crown Imperial (1937; transcr. Duthoit). 9 Michael Colburn, cond (2 above) Naxos 8.570243 Ives, C. Runaway horse on Main Street (c1905). Timothy Foley, cond. Naxos 8.570559 1 The President’s Own United States Marine Band (all above) 12:00 JAZZ THEN AND NOW with Michael Cooper 36

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13:00 HISTORIC RECORDINGS Dinu Lipatti 1917-1950 Prepared by Elaine Siversen Schubert, F. Impromptu in G flat, D899 no 3 (1827). Philips 456 892-2 5 Enescu, G. Sonata in D, op 24 no 3 (1933-35). LP WRC LP/731 20 Grieg, E. Piano concerto in A minor, op 16 (1868). Philharmonia O/Alceo Galliera. Philips 456 892-2 29 Dinu Lipatti, pf (all above) 14:00 MUSICAL EXPLORATIONS Pole to Pole Prepared by Stephen Schafer Two Thracian songs. Les Voix Bulgares. Disques Cellier Cellier 008 6 Nebra, J. de Iphigenia en Tracia (1747). Raquel Andueza, dircea; El Concierto Español/Emelio Moreno. Glossa GCD 920311 16 Avram, A-M. Ten Rumanian songs, from Béla Bartók’s Folk music collection (2010). London Schubert Players. Nimbus NI 6195 21 Barber, S. Medea’s meditation and dance of vengeance, op 29a (1955). Detroit SO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 9908 13 Ince, K. Concerto (2002/9). Neva Özgen, kemençe; Celalettin Biçer, ney; Cevdet Akdeniz, zurna; Bilkent Youth Ch & SO/I Naxos 8.572554 20 Palestrina, G. da Kyrie; Gloria II, from Missa primi toni (1570). Bulgarka Junior Quartet. Erato Sampler 1679 3 15:30 AT THE MOVIES Prepared by Pat Hopper Barry, J. Excerpts from Goldfinger (1964). Shirley Bassey, voice. EMI 95345-2 31 Excerpts from Out Of Africa (1985). MCA MCD 6158 24 O/John Barry (2 above) 16:30 ARTS IN FOCUS with Omega Ensemble Produced by Simon Moore 17:00 COLOURS OF THE KING Program of the Organ Music Society of Sydney Prepared by Andrew Grahame Bach, J.S. Prelude and fugue in D, BWV532 (1717). Sammuel Giddy, org. 12 Young, G. Prelude in classic style. Raymond Sayah, org. 3 Bach, J.S. Toccata and fugue in D minor, BWV538, Dorian (bef. 1732). 5 Driffill, W. Toccata. 6 Stephen Aveling-Rowe, org (2 above) Bach, J.S. Adagio, from Toccata, adagio and fugue in C, BWV564 (1708-17). 6

Reger, M. Introduction and passacaglia in D 9 minor (1899). Nicolaas Tjoelker, org (2 above) Bonnet, J. Matin provençal no 2, from Poèmes d’automne (1907). Kimbrian Canavan, org. 5 Private recordings (all above) 18:00 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSERS’ HOUR Prepared by Madilina Tresca Dean, B. Amphitheatre (c2000). Melbourne SO/Markus Stenz. ABC 476 160-6 11 Pastoral symphony (2000/02). Swedish CO/ Heinz Karl Gruber. BIS CD-1576 17 Viola concerto (2005). Brett Dean, va; Sydney SO/Simone Young. SSO 200702 26 19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Variety Australia Prepared by Vov Dylan Celebrating the careers of performers, past and present, of stage, TV and radio; this week, Toni Lamond, star of stage and TV in Australia and America 20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Canberra Wind Soloists Recorded for Fine Music by Kerry Joyner Mozart, W. Divertimento in B flat, K270 (1777). 10 Vivaldi, A. Concerto in G minor for flute, 9 oboe and bassoon, RV103. Reicha, A. Quintet in E flat, op 88 no 2 (1817). 14 Beethoven, L. Variations in C on Là ci darem la mano from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, WoO28 8 (?1795). Ravel, M. Le tombeau de Couperin (1914; arr. McIntyre). 18 Poulenc, F. Sextet (1932/39-40). Christine Logan, pf. 17 Canberra Wind Soloists (all above) 21:30 MUSICAL DIRECTIONS: NORTH Prepared by Anne Irish Grainger, P. To a Nordic princess (1927-28). Leslie Howard, pf. 7 ABC 464 192-2 Hartmann, E. Nordic folk dance, op 18 (pub. 1876). Copenhagen PO/Bo Holten. 4 Dacapo 8.226041 Pon, A. Songs of the north woods, no 1 (arr. Maier, Camilleri). Colin Maier, ob; Liza McLellan, vc; Alexander Sevastian, accordion. 5 Factor CMCD 001 Strauss, J. II Waltz: North Sea pictures, op 390 (1879). Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky. 8 Decca 436 783-2 22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones


Busoni, F. Concert piece, op 31a (1890). Jeffrey Swann, pf; Montpellier PO/Gianfranco Masini. Arkadia CDAK 126.1 20

6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Paul Roper 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Martucci, G. Symphony no 2 in F, op 81 (1904). Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia. Naxos 8.570930 45

Infante, M. Andalusian dances. Darryl Coote, pf; Robert Chamberlain, pf. Move MCD 460 16

Respighi, O. Symphonic variations (1900). Ferdinand Klinda, org; Slovak RSO/Adriano. Naxos 8.557820 12

Granados, E. Spanish dances nos 1-3: Oriental; Andalouse; Rondalla (1892-1900; orch. de Grignon). Mexico City PO/Enrique Bátiz. ASV DCA 735 13

16:00 BAROQUE DELIGHTS Prepared by Frank Morrison

Sarasate, P. de Spanish dance no 1, op 21 no 1, Malagueña; Spanish dance no 2, op 21 no 2, Habañera (pub. 1878-82). Tianwa Yang, vn; Markus Hadulla, pf. Naxos 8.557767 9 Turina, J. Danzas fantásticas, op 22 (1920). Cincinnati SO/Jésus López-Cobos. Telarc 80574 15 10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music of the Classical era Prepared by Philip Lidbury Ott, L. Drei Aufzüge. Haarlem Trumpet Consort. Teldec 8.42977 ZK

Tartini, G. Trumpet concerto in D. Maurice André, tpt; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Erato 2292 45062-2 10 Grigny, N. de Tierce en taille. Gillian Weir, org. Argo 460 185-2 6 Muffat, G. Sonata no 2, from Armonico tributo. European Community Baroque O/ Monica Huggett, vn & dir. Channel CCS 4392 12 Frescobaldi, G. Toccata no 9 (pub. 1615/37). Roberto Loreggian, hpd. Brilliant Classics 94111 6


Drouet, L. Introduction and variations on an English theme (1815-19). Marc Grauwels, fl; Catherine Michel, hp. Marco Polo 8.220441 11 Assmayer, I. Wind octet in E flat. Consortium Classicum. Schwann 310 002 H1 18 Oswald, J. Sonata on Scots tunes. Richard Gwilt, vn; Ingrid Siefert, vn; Charles Medlam, vc; John Toll, hpd. Linn CKD 008 9 Sor, F. Six waltzes, op 39. Robert Kubica, gui; Wilma van Berkel, gui. Naxos 8.553302 15 Richter, F. String quartet in B flat, op 5 no 2 (1768). Members of Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Teldec 8.41062 12 Reicha, A. Quintet no 6 in G, op 99. Michael Thompson Wind Quintet. Naxos 8.553528 38 12:00 SPEAK EASY, SWING HARD with Richard Hughes 13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide 14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL The orchestra in Italy Prepared by Stephen Wilson Drigo, R. Le réveil de Flore. London SO/ Richard Bonynge. Decca 452 772-2 29

Arne, T. The lover’s recantation. Emma Kirkby, sop; Parley of Instruments/Roy Goodman. Hyperion CDA66237 9 Zelenka, J. Hipocondrie in A à 7 (1723). Collegium 1704. Supraphon SU 3858-2


17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Meg Matthews Hymns: O God our help in ages past; Praise to the holiest in the height; The Church’s one foundation; Holy, holy, holy. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Richard Farnes, org; Stephen Cleobury, cond. Argo 41 4 609-2 11 Bach, J.S. Cantata, BWV129: Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott (c1726). Johanette Zomer, sop; Bogna Bartosz, cont; Klaus Mertens, bass, Amsterdam Baroque Choir & O/Ton Koopman. 17 O lux beata Trinitas. Choir of Truro Cathedral; John Hosking, org; Andrew Nethsingha, cond. Priory PRCD 732 2 Various. Psalms: no 93, The Lord is King; no 94, O Lord God to whom vengeance belongeth. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Frances Grier, org; Philip Ledger, cond. EMI 7243 5 85641-2 6 Haydn, J. The heavens are telling, from The Creation, Hob.XXI:2 (1796-98). Gundula Janowitz, sop; Fritz Wunderlich, ten; Walter Berry, bass; Wiener Singverein; Berlin PO/ Herbert von Karajan. DGG 435 077-2 4 Mulet, H. Carillon-sortie (1911). Christopher Dearnley, org. Move MD 3156 5

18:00 A FIELD OF TALL POPPIES with Julie Simonds A monthly program of recordings selected from the Tall Poppies label 19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Prepared by Jan Brown Monteverdi, C. Prologue - Music; From my beloved river Permessus I come to you, from L’Orfeo (1607). Sara Macliver, sop; O of the Antipodes/Antony Walker. 6 Mozart, W. May the breeze be gentle, from Così fan tutte(1790). Amanda Thane, sop; Fiona Janes, mezz; David Brennan, bar; Australian Opera and Ballet O/Carlo Rizzi. 3 ABC 480 8016 (2 above) Verdi, G. È strano! È strano!, from La traviata (1853). Anna Netrebko, sop; Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado. DG 474 8002 5 Donizetti, G. Ah! mes amis. Pour mon âme, from The daughter of the regiment (1840). Alfredo Kraus, ten; Jean-Noel Bèguelin, bass; Paris National Opera Ch & O/Bruno Campanella. EMI CDC 7 49929 2 7 Mozart, W. O Isis and Osiris, from The magic flute (1791). John Pringle, bar; Australian Opera and Ballet O/Richard Bonynge. ABC 438 196-2 3 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Rex Burgess Dohnányi, E. Concert piece in D, op 12 (1904). Maria Kliegel, vc; Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/ Michael Halász. Naxos 8.554468 29 Strauss, R. Was blendet so … Ich komme, ich komme, from Daphne (1938). Beverly Sills, sop; London PO/Aldo Ceccato. DG 471 766-2 18 Magnard, A. Symphony no 2 in E, op 6 (1893). BBC Scottish SO/Jean-Yves Ossonce. Hyperion CDD22068 36 21:00 NEW HORIZONS Prepared by Chris Blower Damase, J-M. Rhapsody (1987). Ben Jacks, hn; O Victoria/Barry Tuckwell. Melba MR 301117 15 Charpentier, J. Gavambodi 2 (1973). Arno Bornkamp, sax; Ivo Janssen, pf. Globe GLO 5032 10 Jolivet, A. Yin-yang (1973). O des Pays de Savoie/Mark Foster. Timpani 1c1027 19 Dubugnon, R. Frenglish suite (1997). Royal Academy Wind Soloists; Michael Thompson, hn & dir. Naxos 8.555778 13 Dutilleux, H. Violin concerto, L’arbre des songes (1985). Pierre Amoyal, vn; French NO/ Charles Dutoit. Decca 444 398-2 24 22:30 ULTIMA THULE June 2014

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Monday 16 June

Othmar Mága

Beaux Arts Trio. Photo - Marco Borggreve

0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with James Hunter 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Di Cox Scarlatti, D. Sonata in C, Kk491, La festiva (arr. Groslot). Il Novecento/Robert Groslot. Vanguard 99031 5 Tchaikovsky, P. Capriccio italien, op 45 (1880; arr. Langer). Aurora Piano Quartet. Naxos 8.557717D 13 Haydn, J. Organ concerto no 2 in C, Hob. XVIII:8 (bef. 1766; arr.). Marielle Nordmann, hp; Auvergne O/Jean-Jacques Kantorow. FNAC 592099 13 Schubert, F. Six German dances, D820 (1824; arr. Webern). American SO/Leon Botstein. Koch 3-7307-2 7 Mozart, W. Divertimento no 5 in C, K187 (arr. from J. Starzer, Gluck 1769-70). Australian Baroque Brass. Tubicium Records TR761901 9

Gardens of the Villa Taranto (1991). Jane Rayner, fl; Peter Lynch, gui. 10 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan

Vivaldi, A. Violin concerto in F, RV293, Autumn, from The four seasons (1725). Virtuosi di Kuhmo/Pekka Kuusisto, vn & dir. Ondine ODE 939-2 10 Piazzolla, A. Porteño autumn, from Four porteño seasons (1969). Macquarie Trio. ABC 980 678-0


Vivaldi, A. Violin concerto in F minor, RV297, Winter, from The four seasons (1725). Virtuosi di Kuhmo/Pekka Kuusisto, vn & dir. Ondine ODE 939-2 8 Piazzolla, A. Porteño winter, from Four porteño seasons (1969). Macquarie Trio. ABC 980 678-0


10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Elaine Siversen Kuhlau, F. Suite from Elverhøj op 100 (1828). Odense SO/Othmar Maga. Unicorn-Kanchana DKP9132 33

Albéniz, I. Autumn waltz, op 170 (c1890). Alberto Guinovart, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMI 987007

Brumby, C. Clarinet concerto (1988). Paul Dean, cl; Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann. Jade JAD 1062 17

Delius, F. Autumn, from North Country sketches (1913-14). Welsh National Opera O/ Charles Mackerras. Argo 430 202-2 8

11:30 BRUMBY IN CHAMBER Prepared by Elaine Siversen Brumby, C. Mundoolun. Barry Davis, cora; Colin Speers, pf. Grevillea GRV 5100 6 fineMusic 102.5

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Verdi, G. Autumn, from The four seasons, from I vespri siciliani (1855). Monte Carlo National Opera O/Antonio de Almeida. 9 Philips 468 148-2 Lu Wen-cheng Autumn moon over the calm lake (arr. Chen Pei-xun). Jie Chen, pf. 4 Naxos 8.570602 Respighi, O. Autumn poem (1920-25). Ruggiero Ricci, vn; Pacific SO/Keith Clark. Reference RR-15

13:00 THE FALLING LEAVES Prepared by Marilyn Schock

Chaminade, C. Autumn (c1890; orch. Uy). Michael Guttman, vn; Royal PO/José Serebrier. ASV DCA 855 7

Glazunov, A. Symphony no 5 in B flat, op 55 (1895). Moscow RSO/Vladimir Fedoseyev. LP Melodiya/HMV ASD 3363 32


Aubade (1991). Glenn Murray, vn; Ann CarrBoyd, pf. Jade JAD 1069 9


Mayerl, B. Misty lawn; Amber leaves; Hollyberry, from In my garden: Autumn time (1946). Eric Parkin, pf. Chandos CHAN 9141 5 Grieg, E. Overture: In autumn, op 11 (1866/87). Gothenburg SO/Okko Kamu. BIS CD-200 11


15:00 LOVE IN THE TIME OF BEETHOVEN Prepared by Stephen Wilson Beethoven, L. Für Elise, WoO59 (1808). Jörg Demus, fp. 4 LP Harmonia Mundi HM 2.476 Piano trio no 5 in D, op 70 no 1, The ghost (1809). Beaux Arts Trio. Philips 438 948-2 22 Behold my love how green the groves, from 25 Scottish songs, op 108 (1818). Edith Mathis, sop. 3 Oh! had my fate been joined with thine, from 4 25 Scottish songs, op 108 (1818). Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar; Andear Roehn, vn; Georg Donderer, vc; Karl Engel, pf (2 above) DG 480 0385 Sonata no 14 in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2, Moonlight (1801). Gerard Willems, pf. ABC 465 077-2 16 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Brett 19:00 SPIRIT OF JAZZ with Susan Gai Dowling 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling

Tuesday 17 June MacCunn, H. Overture: Land of the mountain and the flood (1887). Scottish NO/Alexander Gibson. Chandos CHAN 10412X 10 Mussorgsky, M. Pictures at an exhibition (1874; transcr. Stokowski). Bournemouth SO/ José Serebrier. Naxos 8.557645 29 11:30 SCOTLAND’S MUSIC Prepared by Elaine Siversen

José Serebrier

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: René Jacobs Prepared by Francis Frank Handel, G. Cantata: Mi palpita il cor. René Jacobs, ct; Sigiswald Kuijken, vn; Anner Bijlsma,vc; Gustav Leonhardt, hpd. LP RCA RL 30417 13

Trad. The Isle of Mull; The banks o’ Doon; Peat fire smooring prayer (arr. Roberton). Philharmonic Chamber Choir/David Temple. Helios CDH88008 8

Menahem Pressler

Oswald, J. Sonata on Scots tunes. Richard Gwilt, vn; Ingrid Siefert, vn; Charles Medlam, vc; John Toll, hp. Linn CKD 008 9

Mozart, W. Quartet no 2 in E flat, K493 (1786). Isidore Cohen, vn; Bruno Giuranna, va; Bernard Greenhouse, vc; Menahem Pressler, pf. Philips 410 391-2 32

Roberton, H. Nightfall in Skye. 3 Trad. Iona boat song (arr Roberton); En Eriskay love lilt (arr. Kennedy-Fraser, Roberton). 5

Turina, J. Piano trio no 2 in B minor, op 76 (1933). Beaux Arts Trio. Philips 446 684-2 15

Philharmonic Chamber Choir/David Temple (2 above) Helios CDH 88008

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Andrew Dziedzic

12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes

19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps

Porpora, N. O volesse gli Dei ... Dolci freschi aurette, from Polifemo. Vivica Genaux, mezz; Akademie für Alte Musik/René Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi HMG 501 778 8

13:00 ALPHABETICAL COMPOSERS: THE B’s Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend

Bach, J.S. Cantata, BWV135: Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder (1724). Sebastian Hennig, treb; René Jacobs, alto; Marius van Altena, ten; Max van Egmond, bass; Hanover Boys’ Choir; Collegium Vocale; Leonhardt Consort/Gustav Leonhardt. Teldec 242 618-2ZL 14


Broschi, R. Qual guerriero in campo armato, from Idaspe. Vivica Genaux, mezz; Akademie für Alte Musik/René Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi HMG 501 778 8 Cavalli, F. Lassa che far degg’io, from Giasone (1649). Catherine Dubosc, sop; Gloria Banditelli, mezz; Michael Schopper, bass; Concerto Vocale/René Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi HMX 290605.07 7 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Ron Walledge Respighi, O. Pines of Rome (1924). Leslie Pearson, org; Philharmonia O/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 8989


Elgar, E. Overture: In the south, Alassio, op 50 (1903). Royal PO/Andrew Litton. Virgin VC 7 90727-2 21

Bernstein, L. Divertimento (1980). Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop. Naxos 8.559245

Bizet, G. Suite no 2 from L’arlésienne (1872). Royal PO/Thomas Beecham. EMI CDC-7 47794 2 17 Boccherini, L. Quintet no 6 in G (1798). Pepe Romero, gui; Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Philips 438 769-2 17

20:00 RECENT RELEASES with Charles Barton 22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY From France Prepared by Di Cox Ravel, M. Alborada del gracioso (1905). Ulster O/Yan Pascal Tortelier. 7 Chandos CHAN 9202 Debussy, C. 12 Piano studies: nos 7-12 (1915). Maurizio Pollini, pf. Philips 456 937-2 23

Brahms, J. Alto rhapsody, op 53 (1869). Janet Baker, mezz; John Aldis Choir; London PO/ Adrian Boult. EMI 5 62791 2 12

Poulenc, F. Mouvements perpetuels (1918; arr. Levering). William Bennett, fl; Simon Wynberg, gui. 7 ASV DCA 692

Britten, B. The young person’s guide to the orchestra, op 34 (1946). English SO/William Boughton. Nimbus NI 5450/3 17

Fauré, G. The illusory horizon, op 118 (1921). Thomas Allen, bar; Roger Vignoles, pf. 8 Hyperion CDA66165

14:30 AMAZING MENAHEM AT 90 Prepared by Sheila Catzel

Milhaud, D. Double concerto (1947). Rainer Kuisma, mar, vibraphone; Norrköping SO/ Jorma Panula. BIS CD-149 19

Beethoven, L. Fantasia in C minor, op 80 (1808). Choir of MD Radio; Menahem Pressler, pf; Gewandhaus O/Kurt Masur. Philips 438 005-2 18 Haydn, J. Keyboard trio in G, Hob.XV:25, Gypsy (1795). Beaux Arts Trio. Philips 422 831-2


d’Indy, V. Symphony no 2 in B flat, op 57 (1903). Toulouse Capitole O/Michel Plasson. EMI 7 63952 2 45

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Wednesday 18 June

Christiane Jaccottet

Dorothy Kirsten


Dvorák, A. Symphony no 7 in D minor, op 70 (1885). Sydney SO/Charles Mackerras. Sydney Symphony SSO 200705 36

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

11:30 MENDELSSOHN IN CHAMBER Prepared by Angela Bell Mendelssohn, F. Rondo capriccioso, op 14 (1824). Roland Pöntinen, pf. BIS 883 7

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Prepared by Jennifer Foong Zelenka, J. Hipocondrie in A à 7 (1723). Collegium 1704. Supraphon SU 3858-2


Zipoli, D. Pastorale in C (1716). René Saorgin, org. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2978199 3 Graupner, C. Concerto in G. Daniel Smith, bn; English CO/Philip Ledger. ASV QS 6177 9 Couperin, F. Concert royal no 4 in E minor, from Concerts royaux, in Troisième livre de pièces de clavecin (1714-15). Aurèle Nicolet, fl; Christiane Nicolet, fl; Manfred Sax, bn; Josef Ulsamer, va da gamba; Christiane Jaccottet, hpd. Archiv 427 119-2 14 Schmelzer, J. Sonata ad tabulam in G. Flanders Recorder Quartet; Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel. Archiv 453 442-2 6 Barsanti, F. Concerto grosso in D, op 3 no 10 (1743). Maurice André, tpt; Württemberg CO/ Jörg Faerber. EMI CMS 7 69880-2 11 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Field Khachaturian, A. Triumphal poem (1947). BBC PO/Fedor Gluschenko. Chandos CHAN 9321 18 Glier, R. Harp concerto, op 74 (1938). Osian Ellis, hp; London SO/Richard Bonynge. LP Decca SXL 6406 26


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Violin sonata in F minor, op 4 (1823). Nomos Duo. Naxos 8.554725 20 12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale 13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI with Chloe Chung; recorded by Conan Tran Featuring Younger and Even Younger performers 14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans What exactly does it take to make music? Leading musicians, composers and performers, both local and visiting from overseas, will be talking live on air telling us why they do it and how they do it. 15:00 THE SYMPHONIES OF HAYDN Prepared by Chris Blower Haydn, J. Symphony in F, Hob.I:67 (c1775). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 25 Molter, J. Trumpet concerto no 2. Paul Plunkett, tpt; Julie Hewison, vn; Lucinda Moon, vn; Jenny Ingram, va; Miriam Morris, vc; Linda Kent, org. Move MD 3127 11 Haydn, J. Symphony in B flat, Hob.I:68 (c1775). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 19 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Ogilvie 19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell

20:00 AT THE OPERA Legendary Met performances: 6 January, 1962 Prepared by Michael Tesoriero Puccini, G. The girl of the golden west. Opera in three acts. Libretto by Guelfo Civinini. First performed 1910, New York. MINNIE: Dorothy Kirsten, sop DICK JOHNSON: Richard Tucker, ten Metropolitan Opera Ch & O/Franco Cleva. MYTO 0062 2:03 Ramerrez plans to rob the bar where he is known as Dick Johnson. Other miners are looking for him, unaware that he is with the barmaid, Minnie, who looks after the gold. Dick falls in love with her and decides not to rob the bar. A blizzard forces him to stay. Discovering that Dick is Ramerrez, the men confront Minnie who refuses to reveal his whereabouts. When they say he had a mistress, Minnie throws Dick out into the snow although he swears he loves only her and will give up the bandit life. When he is shot, Minnie realises that she loves him. She plays poker for his life and wins by cheating. She nurses him; he escapes but is captured. When Minnie threatens to shoot the lynch mob, she and Dick have a chance for happiness. 22:30 GREAT STRING PLAYERS Anne-Sophie Mutter Prepared by Norman Lees Mozart, W. Trio no 6 in C, K548 (1788). Daniel Müller-Schott, vc; André Previn, pf. DG 477 6114 20 Sarasate, P. de Zigeunerweisen, op 20 (1878). French NO/Seiji Ozawa. EMI CDC 7 47318 2 8 Brahms, J. Sonata no 2 in A, op 100 (1886). Lambert Orkis, pf. DG 477 8767 19 Sibelius, J. Violin concerto in D minor, op 47 (1903). Staatskapelle Dresden/André Previn. DG 447 895-2 32 Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn (all above)

Thursday 19 June Bach, J.S. Motet: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV230. Berlin Vocal Consort/Marcus Creed. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902079 6 12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers 13:00 LEADING TO SHOSTAKOVICH Prepared by Brian Drummond

Hans Peter Blochwitz

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

Mahler, G. Hochzeitsstück (1880-90). Joan Rodgers, sop; Linda Finnie, cont; Hans Peter Blochwitz, ten; Robert Hayward, bar; Bath Festival Ch; Waynflete Singers; Bournemouth SO/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9247 20 Stravinsky, I. Lullaby; Finale, from The firebird (1919). Moscow Philharmonic Academic SO/ Dmitry Kitaienko. Melodiya MA 3027 7

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Composer focus Prepared by Frank Morrison

Prokofiev, S. Violin concerto no 1 in D, op 19 (1916-17). Frank Peter Zimmermann, vn; Berlin PO/Lorin Maazel. EMI CDC 7 49758 2 21

Spohr, L. Piano trio no 3 in A minor, op 124 (1842). Borodin Trio. Chandos CHAN 9372 38

Shostakovich, D. Symphony no 1 in F minor, op 10 (1924-25). Berlin PO/Simon Rattle. EMI 3 58077 2 32

Violin concerto no 8 in A minor, op 47 (1816). Ulf Hoelscher, vn; Berlin RSO/Christian Fröhlich. cpo 999 187-2 18


10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Turina, J. The toreador’s prayer, op 34 (1925). Suisse Romande O/Jésus López-Cobos. Decca 433 905-2 7 Lalo, E. Cello concerto in D minor (1876). Paul Tortelier, vc; City of Birmingham SO/Louis Frémaux. EMI 7 69457 2 27 Antill, J. Corroboree, symphonic ballet (1950). Sydney SO/John Lanchbery. EMI CDOASD 7 93060 46

Schubert, F. Fantaisie in C, D760, Wanderer (1822). Kathryn Selby, pf. ABC 432 700-2 23 Sweelinck, J. Variations on Allein Gott in der Hoh sei ehr. Kurt Ison, org. KJI CDKJ001 10 Boccherini, L. Quartet no 4 in A (1778). Paule van Parys, hpd; Jan van Mol, hpd. LP Pavane ADW 7062 7 Dvorák, A. Quintet in A, op 5. (1872). Ivan Klansky, pf; Vlach Quartet Prague. Naxos 8.555377 24

Robert Hayward

Damase, J-M. Harp concertino (1951). Sylvia Kowalczuk, hp; Hungarian Virtuosi CO/Aristid von Würtzler. Hungaroton HCD 31550 13 Françaix, J. B E A serenade (1959). Toulouse National CO/Alain Moglia. Pierre Verany PV794103 14 Jolivet, A. Trumpet concerto no 2 (1954). Eric Aubier, tpt; Paris National Opera TO/Marius Constant. Cybelia CY 824 13 Roussel, A. Cello concertino, op 57 (1936). Albert Tetard, vc; Paris O/Jean-Pierre Jacquillat. EMI 5 65154 2 13 Honegger, A. Piano concertino (1925). JeanYves Thibaudet, pf; Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit. Decca 452 448-2 10 Debussy, C. La mer (1905). London SO/Charles Mackerras. Centaur CRC 2090 24 22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Spohr, L. Double quartet no 1 in D minor, op 65 (1823). Kreuzberger String Quartet; Eder Quartet. Teldec 8.44049 20

11:30 PRAISES BACK THROUGH TIME Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Liszt, F. Reminiscences of La Scala, from Mercadante’s Ilgiuramento (1838). Leslie Howard, pf. Hyperion CDA67406/7

Rutter, J. Cantate Domino (1991). Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury. EMI 5 56605 2 5

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Brendan Walsh

Medtner, N. Quintet in C, op posth. (1951). Dmitri Alexeev, pf; New Budapest Quartet. Hyperion CDA66744 25

Bruckner, A. Psalm 150: Praise the Lord in his sanctuary (1892). Ruth Welting, sop; Chicago Symphony Ch & O/Daniel Barenboim. DG 437 250-2 9

19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey

Mendelssohn, F. Sonata in F (1838). Marc Grauwels, fl; Luc Devos, pf. Naxos 8.555698 27

Billings, W. O praise the Lord of Heaven (pub. 1794). His Majestie’s Clerkes/Paul Hillier. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907048 4


20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA French music and musicians in the 20th Century Prepared by Judy Ekstein Ibert, J. Flute concerto (1934). James Galway, fl; Royal PO/Charles Dutoit. RCA RD 60450 19

Saint-Saëns, C. Fantasy, op 95 (1893; transcr. Kondonassis). Yolanda Kondonassis, hp. 9 Telarc 80581

Vanhal, J. Divertimento in G. Rainer Mehne, vn; Chaim Solothurski, va; Klaus Stoll, db. Signum SIG X 34-00 14 Mozart, W. Quartet in F, K370 (1781). Douglas Boyd, ob; Gabrielli String Quartet. IMP PCD 810 15 June 2014

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Yo-Yo Ma. Photo -Michael O’Neill


Schumann, R. Schön Rohtraut, op 67 no 2 (1841-47). Düsseldorf City Musikverein Choir/ Hartmut Schmidt. EMI 7 69448 2 10


12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell

Lyapunov, S. Symphonic poem: Hashish, op 53 (1913). USSR Academic SO/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Melodiya MCD 129 24

13:00 BACH THE MAGNIFICENT Prepared by Patrick Thomas

Balakirev, M. Islamey (1869/1902). Idil Biret, pf. 9 Naxos 8.571288

Mozart, W. Keyboard trio no 1 in G, K496 (1786). Florestan Trio. Hyperion CDA67609 23

Bach, J.S. Preludes and fugues nos 1-7, from The well-tempered clavier, book 2 (1742). Albert Landa, pf. ABC 476 4556 34

Sibelius, J. Symphony no 1 in E minor, op 39 (1899). Adelaide SO/Arvo Volmer ABC 476 3944 36

String trio (sonata) in B flat, K266 (1777). Members of Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Philips 422 513-2

Harpsichord concerto in A, BWV1055. Amsterdam Baroque O/Ton Koopman, hpd & dir. Erato 4509 91929-2 14

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Janine Burrus 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Exploring Chamber Prepared by Jan Brown


Trio in E flat, K498, Kegelstatt (1786). Janet Hilton, cl; Nobuko Imai, va; Roger Vignoles, pf. Chandos CHAN 8776 20

14:00 OFF THE BEATEN TRACK Lesser known works of Glazunov Prepared by Stephen Wilson

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Heather Sykes

Glazunov, A. Overture: Carnaval, op 45 (1892). Rumanian State O/Horia Andreescu. Marco Polo 8.220487 10

Massenet, J. Suite from Le Cid (1885). Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Brilliant Classics 94355 20

Two impromptus, op 54 (1896). Stephen Coombs, pf. Hyperion CDA66866


Symphony no 6 in C minor, op 58 (1896). USSR Ministry of Culture SO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Melodiya MEL 46005-2


Mozart, W. Piano concerto no 20 in D minor, K466 (1785). Maria João Pires, pf; O Mozart/ Claudio Abbado. DG 479 0075 31 Bizet, G. Symphony in C (1855). City of Granada O/Josep Pons. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901675


11:30 ASSORTED ROMANTICS Prepared by Heather Sykes Balakirev, M. The lark, from Romance by Glinka (1864). Tamara Anna Cislowska, pf. Artworks AW014


20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Heather Sykes


Saint-Saëns, C. Romance in E, op 67 (1885). Barry Tuckwell, hn; Daniel Blumenthal, pf. Etcetera KTC 1135 9 fineMusic 102.5

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String quartet no 1 in D, op 1 (1881-82). Shostakovich Quartet. Olympia OCD 157


Piano concerto no 1 in F minor, op 92 (1910-11). Stephen Coombs, pf; BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion CDA66877 31 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Lloyd Capps 19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron

Dvorák, A. Cello concerto in B minor, op 104 (1895). Yo-Yo Ma, vc; New York PO/Kurt Masur. Sony SK 67173 41 22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE The Saxon Court at Dresden Prepared by Elaine Siversen Zelenka, J. Psalm 129 (130): De profundis clamavi ad te, Domine (1724). Westvlaams Vocal Ensemble; Musica Polyphonica/Louis Devos. LP Artistique STU 71462 13 Bach, W.F. Sonata no 2 in A (1731-46). Guy Penson, hpd. Ricercar RIC 051043 14 Weiss, S. Lute concerto in D minor. Richard Stone, lute; Tempesta di Mare. Chandos CHAN 0707 15 Pisendel, J. Sonata in C minor. Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini. L’Oiseau-Lyre 478 1466


Violin concerto in D. Concerto Amstersdam/ Jaap Schröder, vn & dir. Pro Arte CDD 330 12 Hasse, J. Fugue and grave in G minor (c1735). Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel. Archiv 453 435-2 10 Didone abbandonata, dramma per musica (1742). Valer Barna-Sabadus, ct; Hofkapelle München/Michael Hofstetter. OEHMS OC 830 37

Saturday 21 June

Australian String Quartet. Photo -Jacqui Way


Mascagni, P. Selection from Cavalleria rusticana (1890). Black Dyke Band/James Watson. Doyen DOY 060

6:00 SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC with Stephen Wilson 9:00 WHAT’S ON IN MUSIC Our weekly guide to musical events in and around Sydney


Sousa, J.P. High school cadets. Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy; Dutch Swing College Band/Peter Schilperoot. LP K-Tel NA 695 3

9:30 SPOTLIGHT ON WATER MUSIC Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Bernstein, L. On the waterfront, symphonic suite (1954). New York PO/Leonard Bernstein. CBS MYK 44773 20 Dreyfus, G. Water music and waltz, from Dimboola (1978). Melbourne SO/George Dreyfus. Move MD 3098

18:00 FOCUS ON FOLK Folk Federation of NSW with Carole Garland


Dunn, V. Cockleshell heroes. Band of HM Royal Marines. ABC Classics 278-0272


Ketèlby, A. Bells across the meadow. GUS (Footwear) Band/Stanley Boddington. Columbia SCXO 7806 4 12:00 JAZZ THEN AND NOW with Michael Cooper 13:00 ASIAN MUSIC Prepared by Paolo Hooke A monthly exploration of music from across Asia

Debussy, C. Songs of Bilitis: Pan’s flute; Hair; The tomb of the water-nymphs (1897-98). Régine Crespin, sop; John Wustman, pf. Decca 460 973-2 10

14:00 LISTENERS’ CHOICE with Christina MacGuinness Phone 9439 4777 or go to and follow the links to choose your music

Górecki, H. Broad waters, op 39 (1979). Lyra Chamber Ch/Lucy Ding. Nonesuch 7559 79348-2 15

15:30 PHILHARMONIA IN CONCERT A Philharmonia retrospective Prepared by Peter Bell

Handel, G. Suite in F, HWV348, from Water music (1717). English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner. Erato ECD 88005 36

17:30 CRITIC OF BACH: JOHANN ADOLPH SCHEIBE Prepared by Stephen Wilson

Ansell, J. Nautical overture: Plymouth Hoe. GUS (Footwear) Band/Harry Mortimer. Columbia SCX 3502 4

20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Australian String Quartet Recorded for Fine Music by George Hilgevoord Mozart, W. Quartet no 3 in G, K156 (1772). 12 Beethoven, L. Quartet no 7 in F, op 59 no 1, Rasumovsky (1806). 41 Mozart, W. Quartet no 16 in E flat, K428 (1783). 25 Australian String Quartet (all above) 21:30 IN THE TIME OF HAYDN Johann Christian Innocenz Bonaventura Cannabich Prepared by Stephen Wilson

Dvorák, A. Symphonic poem: The water goblin, op 107 (1896). Czech PO/Charles Mackerras. Supraphon SU 4012-2 20

11:30 ON PARADE Music that’s band Prepared by Owen Fisher

19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Sue Jowell Shows from both sides of the Atlantic

Cannabich, C. Flute quintet in G, op 7 no 4 (1768-69). Camerata Cologne. cpo 999 544-2 13 Symphony no 48 in B flat, op 10 (pub. 1772). Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Uwe Grodd. Naxos 8.554340 11 22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones

Scheibe, J. Sinfonia in B flat à 4. Chandos CHAN 0550


Flute concerto in A. Maria Bania, fl. Chandos CHAN 0535


Concerto Copenhagen/Andrew Manze (2 above) June 2014

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Schubert, F. The shepherd on the rock, D965 (1828). Carina Cronje, sop; Oliver de Groote, cl; Neil Solomon, pf. GSE 1549 12

6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with David Garrett 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Angela Bell Barber, S. Suite from Souvenirs, op 28 (1952). London SO/José Serebrier. ASV DCA 737 19 Strauss, J. II Waltz: Vienna blood, op 354 (1873). Vienna Dance Quartet. Naxos 8.555689


Ravel, M. Ballet: Mother Goose (1908-11). Ulster O/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 8711 27 10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music of the Classical era Prepared by Chris Blower Myslivecek, J. Overture to Romolo ed Ersilia (1773). Orfeo Baroque O/Michi Gaigg. cpo 777 050-2 9 Mozart, W. Quintet, in E flat, K407 (1782). Barry Tuckwell, hn; Kenneth Sillito, vn; Kenneth Essex, va; Ian Jewel, va; Kenneth Harvey, vc. Decca 421 393-2 19 Beethoven, L. Ah, perfido! from Achille in Sciro, op 65 (1795-96). Birgit Nilsson, sop; Royal Opera House O/Edward Downes. Decca 480 0901 14 Boïeldieu, A. Harp concerto in C (1801). Lily Laskine, hp; Jean-François Paillard CO/JeanFrançois Paillard. Erato 2292-45084-2 21 Hummel, J. Trio in G, op 35 (1811). Micaela Comberti, vn; Pal Benda, vc; Susan AlexanderMax, fp. Naxos 8.557694 15 Schubert, F. Symphony no 4 in C minor, D417, Tragic (1816). Stuttgart RSO/Roger Norrington. Hänssler 93.288 31 12:00 CLASSIC JAZZ AND RAGTIME With John Buchanan 13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide 14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Out of Africa! Prepared by Sheila Catzel Scarlatti, D. Sonatas: in D; in F minor; in C (1738). Tessa Uys, pf. GSE 1559 12 Verdi, G. Libera me, from Requiem Mass (1868-69). Andrea Catzel, sop; Cape Town Symphony Choir & O/Omri Hadari. GSE 1518 14 Beethoven, L. Piano concerto no 4 in G, op 58 (1805-6). Steven de Groote, pf; Cape Town SO/David de Villiers. GSE 1554 34 44

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Stephenson, A. Horn concerto (1988). Peter Amon, hn; Claremont CO/Allan Stephenson. GSE 1520 13 Scarlatti, D. Sonata in E (1738). Tessa Uys, pf. GSE 1540 3 Dohnányi, E. Sonata in C sharp minor, op 21 (1912). Jürgen Schwietering, vn; Thomas Rajna, pf. GSE 1550 17 16:00 IT’S ROMANTIC Prepared by Paul Hopwood Bruch, M. Violin concerto no 1 in G minor, op 26 (1868). Lydia Mordkovitch, vn; London SO/ Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8667 24 Offenbach, J. Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld (1858/74). City of Birmingham SO/ Louis Frémaux. EMI CDM 1 66418 2 10 Gottschalk, L. Symphony no 1, A night in the tropics (1859). Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel. Vanguard OVC 4051 19 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Warwick Bartle Hymns: O praise ye the Lord; Praise to the holiest; Christ is our cornerstone; The church’s one foundation; Jerusalem the golden. Choir of Wells Cathedral; Malcolm Archer, org; Rupert Gough, cond. Hyperion P12102 16 Psalms: no 23, The Lord is my shepherd; no 32, Blessed is he; no 61, Hear my crying, O God; no 126, When the Lord turned again. Choir of Hereford Cathedral. Priory PRCD 5006 11 Howells, H. Office of Holy Communion, Collegium regale (1956). Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Peter Barley, org; Stephen Cleobury, cond. Argo 430 205-2 19 Hymns: The day Thou gavest, Lord; Lord, her watch thy church is keeping. Choir of Wells Cathedral; Malcolm Archer, org; Rupert Gough, cond. Hyperion P12102 5 18:00 WHAT’S ON AT THE CON with Julie Simonds A monthly program of music, news and interviews from the Sydney Conservatorium

Donizetti, G. Ah! mes amis ... Pour mon âme, from The daughter of the regiment (1840). Alfredo Kraus, ten; Jean-Noel Bèguelin, bass; Paris National Opera Ch & O/Bruno Campanella. 7 EMI CDC 7 49929 2 Bellini, V. Ah! Per sempre io ti perdei, from I Puritani (1835). Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar; Philharmonia O/Ion Marin. 5 Philips 434 912-2 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Handel, G. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomo (1749). Royal PO/Yehudi Menuhin. RPO Records RPD 9004 3 Purcell, H. Symphony, from The fairy queen (1692; arr. Britten). English CO/Benjamin Britten. 7 Decca 467 454-2 Brahms, J. A German Requiem, op 45 (186568). Ursula Buckel, sop; Wilhelm Pommerien, bar; Bach Ch, Böblingen; Stuttgart PO/Roland Bader. Concerto Royale 206215-360 1:13 21:00 NEW HORIZONS Featuring David Pereira Prepared by Madeleine Tropman Wesley-Smith, M. Morning Star lament (2010). Timothy Young, pf. Tall Poppies TP222


Snark-hunting (1984). Geoffrey Collins, piccolo, fl, alto fl; Graeme Leak, perc; Michael Askill, perc; Carl Vine, pf, celeste, melodion; tape realized by the composer. Canberra School of Music CSM 1 17 Sculthorpe, P. From Saibai (1997). Ian Munro, pf. Tall Poppies TP136 10 David Pereira, vc (3 above) Pärt, A. Symphony no 3 (1971). Bamberg SO/ Neeme Järvi. BIS 434 21 Hopkins, S. Reclaiming the spirit (1993). Tall Poppies TP096


Westlake, N. Excerpts from Antarctica (1991). Christine Douglas, sop; Philippe Anquetil, treb; Louise Johnson, hp; Timothy Kain, gui; Dene Olding, vn; Studio O/Carl Vine. Tall Poppies TP012 17

19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Prepared by Giovanna Grech Verdi, G. Overture to Luisa Miller (1849). Vienna PO/Giuseppe Sinopoli. Philips 468 183-2

Rossini, G. Bel ragio lusinghier, from Semiramide (1823). Joan Sutherland, sop; Royal Opera House Ch & O/Francesco MolinariPradelli. 7 Decca 414 450-2

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Monday 23 June 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Robert Small

Rubbra, E. A tribute (for Vaughan Williams on his 70th birthday), op 56 (1942). Philharmonia O/Norman Del Mar. Lyrita SRCD 202 5

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Francis Frank Scarlatti, D. Sonatas: in B flat, Kk551, La tromba; in F minor, Kk481 L’autunno (arr. Groslot). Il Novecento/Robert Groslot. Vanguard 99031

Vaughan Williams, R. Symphony no 5 in D (1938-43/51). London PO/Adrian Boult. EMI CDC 7 47214 2 38

11:30 DANCES FOR PIANOS Prepared by Elaine Siversen 12

Borodin, A. Nocturne, from String quartet no 2 (1885; transcr. Alexander). Jan Carter, gui; Alfred Alexander, gui. LP RCA VRL1 0125 7 Mozart, W. Duettino concertante in F (transcr. Busoni). Anthony Paratore, pf; Joseph Paratore, pf. LP Schwann VMS 1031 7

Infante, M. Sentimento, from Andalusian dances (1921). Katia Labèque, pf; Marielle Labèque, pf. Philips 438 938-2 8 Grainger, P. English dance (1921). Philip Martin, Martin Jones, Richard McMahon, pf. Nimbus NI 5286 8 Prokofiev, S. Schubert waltzes suite (1923). Aglika Genova, pf; Liuben Dimitrov, pf. cpo 999 599-2 9

Bach, J.S. Andante, from Sonata no 2 in A, BWV1003 (1720; arr. Williams). John Williams, gui; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/ Kenneth Sillito. CBS MK 39560 5

12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan

Schumann, R. Sonata no 3 in A minor (1853; arr. Isserlis form Violin sonata). Steven Isserlis, vc; Dénes Varjon, pf. Hyperion CDA67661 20

Haydn, J. String quartet in B flat, Hob.III:40 (1781). Lindsay String Quartet. ASV DCA 674 17

13:00 AN HOUR WITH JOSEPH AND MICHAEL Prepared by Frank Morrison

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Derek Parker

Haydn, M. Symphony no 15 in D. Slovak CO/ Bohdan Warchal. cpo 999 154-2 12

Arnold, M. Overture: Beckus, the dandipratt, op 5 (1943). Ulster O/Esa Heikkilä. Naxos 8.570531 8

Haydn, J. Sonata no 21 in D minor, Hob.XVI:2a (c1765-70). Paul Badura-Skoda, pf. Schwann 3-1572-2 10

Walton, W. Violin concerto in B minor (193639/43). Nigel Kennedy, vn; Royal PO/André Previn. EMI 5 62813 2 31

Haydn, M. Flute concerto in D (1766). IstvánZsolt Nagy, fl; Austro-Hungarian Haydn O/ Adám Fischer. Nimbus NI 5392 14

14:00 ROMANTIC STRING SERENADES Prepared by Chris Blower Tchaikovsky, P. Serenade in C for strings, op 48 (1880). St Petersburg Camerata/Saulius Sondeckis. Sony SMK 58 976 30 Suk, J. Serenade in E flat for strings, op 6 (1892). Los Angeles CO/Neville Marriner. Decca 466 459-2 24 15:00 MUSIC FROM RUMANIAN LANDS Prepared by Jacob Gutmann Enescu, G. Rumanian rhapsody no 1 in A, op 11 no 1 (1911). Philharmonia Moldova/Alexandru Lascae. Ottavo OTR C49240 12 Grigoriu, T. Muzica, from Valurile Dunãrii. Angela Gheorghiu, sop; Turin Regio Theatre Ch & O/John Mauceri. 3 Decca 452 417-2 Dinicu, G. Hora staccato (1906). Patricia Kopatchinskaja, vn; Martin Gjakonovski, db. 2 naïve V 5193 Trad. Ciocârlia. Rapsodia. naïve V 5193


Zamfir, G. Rumanian rhapsody. Gheorghe Zamfir, panpipes; Monte Carlo PO/Lawrence Foster. LP Philips 412 221-1 30 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Tom Forrester-Paton 19:00 SPIRIT OF JAZZ with Susan Gai Dowling 20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg 22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling

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Ensemble Liaison


Allworth, R. Drifting clouds. John Martin, pf. Jade JAD 1106 4


Westlake, N. Refractions at Summer Cloud Bay (1989). Australia Ensemble. Tall Poppies TP002 13

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

12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Jean-Guihen Queyras Prepared by Madilina Tresca Monn, M. Concerto in G minor for cello, harpsichord and strings. Freiburg Baroque O/ Petra Müllejans. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908601.30 18 Debussy, C. Sonata no 1 in D minor (1915). Alexandre Tharaud, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902012


Haydn, J. Cello concerto in C, Hob.VIIb:1 (c176165). Freiburg Baroque O/Petra Müllejans. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908250.79 23 Jean-Guihen Queyras, vc (all above) 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Field Korngold, E. Suite from The sea hawk (1940). London SO/André Previn. DG 471 347-2 17 Schumann, R. Violin concerto in D minor (1853). Joshua Bell, vn; Cleveland O/Christoph von Dohnányi. Decca 444 811-2 28 Sibelius, J. Symphony no 1 in E minor, op 39 (1899). Adelaide SO/Arvo Volmer. ABC 476 3944 36 11:30 SOUTHERN CLOUDS Prepared by Stephen Wilson Boyd, A. Cloudy mountain (arr. Lee, McGuire). Riley Lee, shakuhachi; Marshall McGuire, hp. ABC 465 757-2 7 46

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13:00 THE YEAR 1714 Prepared by Stephen Wilson Corelli, A. Concerto grosso in G minor, op 6 no 8, Christmas (pub. 1714). Concerto Italiano/ Rinaldo Alessandrini. Opus 111 OPS 30-156 15 Mattheson, J. Suite no 9 (pub. 1714). Bradford Tracey, hpd. LP EMI 065-99 875 15 Bach, J.S. Erschallet, ihr Lieder, BWV172 (1714). Matthias Echternach, treb; Paul Esswood, ct; Marius van Altena, ten; Max van Egmond, bass; Hanover Boys Choir; Collegium Vocale; Leonhardt Consort/Gustav Leonhardt. Teldec 8.35659 17 Couperin, F. Concert royal no 3 in A, from Concerts royaux, in Troisième livre de pièces de clavecin (1714-15). Heinz Holliger, ob; Manfred Sax, bn;Thomas Brandis, vn; Josef Ulsamer, va da gamba; Christiane Jaccottet, hpd. Archiv 427 119-2 17 Campra, A. Énée et Didon (pub. 1714). Les Arts Florissants/William Christie. Harmonia Mundi HMA 1901316/18 15

Liszt, F. Angelus! Prière à l’ange gardien, S162a no 4 (1882). Leslie Howard, pf. 8 Hyperion CDS44584 Chadwick, G. Tone poem: Angel of death (1918). Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn. Naxos 8.559117 14 Piazzolla, A. Resurrección del angel (1965). Macquarie Trio. 7 ABC 980 678-0 Alwyn, W. Lyra angelica (1954). Rachel Masters, hp; City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9065 30 Tchaikovsky, P. Hymn of the cherubim. Holland Boys Choir/Pieter Jan Leusink. Brilliant Classics 94412


16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Michael Morton-Evans 19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps 20:00 RECENT RELEASES with Stephen Wilson 22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Judy Ekstein Castelnuovo-Tedesco, M. Quintet, op 143 (c1949). Andrés Segovia, gui; Strings of Quintetto Chigiano. DG 474 9612 23 Messiaen, O. Quartet for the end of time (1940-41). Ensemble Liaison. Melba MR 301132 49

14:30 MUSIC FOR ANGELS Prepared by Angela Bell

Respighi, O. Fantasia slava (1907). Geoffrey Tozer, pf; BBC PO/Edward Downes. Chandos CHAN 9311 10

Tavener, J. Tears of the angels. BT Scottish Ensemble; Clio Gould, vn & dir. Linn CKD 085 14

Stravinsky, I. Suite from The firebird (1945). Concertgebouw O/Riccardo Chailly. Decca 473 731-2 27

Wednesday 25 June 11:30 FRANCK IN CAMERA Prepared by Angela Bell Franck, C. Prelude, fugue and variation, op 18 (1862). Mats Jansson, pf; Hans Fagius, org. BIS CD-551 10 The procession (1888). Stephen Varcoe, bar; Graham Johnson, pf. Hyperion CDA66248 5 Alleluia, from Choeur de Pâques. Boys of King’s College Choir, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury. EMI 5 57896 2 10 12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale 13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI with Chloe Chung; recorded by Conan Tran Featuring Younger and Even Younger performers

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14:00 IN CONVERSATION with Michael Morton-Evans What exactly does it take to make music? Leading musicians, composers and performers, both local and visiting from overseas, will be talking live on air telling us why they do it and how they do it.

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Bach, J.S. Harpsichord concerto in A, BWV1055. Christiane Jaccottet, hp; Würtemburg CO/Jörg Faerber. Mediaphon 25407-102

15:00 THE SYMPHONIES OF HAYDN Prepared by Chris Blower 14

Pachelbel, J. Ciaconne and 13 variations. Elena Polanska, hp. Vox PVT 7171 7 Telemann, G. Sonata in G minor. Han de Vries, baroque ob; Wouter Möller, baroque vc; Bob van Asperen, hpd. EMI 7 63068 2 12 Handel, G. Chandos anthem no 1: O be joyful in the Lord, HWV246 (1718). Lynne Dawson, sop; Ian Partridge, ten; Michael George, bass; The Sixteen Ch & O/Harry Christophers. Chandos CHAN 8600 20 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Angela Bell Lambert, C. Ballet: Pomona (1926). English CO/Norman Del Mar. Lyrita SRCD.215 21 Bach, J. Christian Bassoon concerto in E flat (ed. Wojciechowski). József Vajda, bn; Budapest SO/György Lehel. Hungaroton HRC 041 22 Franck, C. Symphony in D minor (1888). Philharmonia O/Carlo Maria Giulini. EMI CZS 7 67723 2


Haydn, J. Symphony in C, Hob.I:69, London (c1775). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 19 Wikmanson, J. String quartet in E minor, op 1 no 2 (c1790). Chilingirian Quartet. CRD 3361 21 Haydn, J. Symphony in D, Hob.I:70 (c1778-79). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 16 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Camille Mercep 19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell 20:00 AT THE OPERA Prepared by Colleen Chesterman Salieri, A. Falstaff. Comic opera in two acts. Libretto by Carlo Prospero Defranceschi. First performed Vienna, 1799. SIR JOHN FALSTAFF: Romano Franceschetto, bar MISTRESS ALICE FORD: Lee Myeoughee, sop FORD: Giuliano de Filippo, ten MISTRESS SLENDER: Chiara Chialli, sop SLENDER: Fernando Luis Ciuffo,bass BARDOLF: Filippo Bettoschi, bass BETTY: Natalia Valli, sop Madrigalists of Milan; O Guido Cantelli, Milan/ Alberto Veronesi. Chandos CHAN 9613(2) 2:22


Falstaff, at a party uninvited, flirts with Mrs Ford and Mrs Slender. His servant Bardolf complains about his master sending love-letters to the ladies and. warns the husbands. Through raising suspicions, teasing husbands, disguises and a faked assignations, the women with maid Betty pretend Ford is coming and hide Falstaff in a laundry basket, which is thrown into the Thames. Mrs Ford wants to punish her husband for jealousy but the ladies reveal their tricks to the husbands. Falstaff arrives at midnight in the forest as a hunter and is tortured by the disguised couples until he renounces his lechery. Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Mozart and Salieri, op 48. Musical drama in two scenes. Libretto by the composer after Pushkin. First performed Moscow,1898 MOZART: Avram Andreev, ten SALIERI: Pavel Gerdjikov, bar Bulgarian National Choir & RSO/Stoyan Angelov. Fidelio 1827 45 The composer Antonio Salieri broods over the contrast between his long struggle as a composer and the effortless genius of Mozart. A meeting with Mozart intensifies his jealousy, seeing Mozart’s frivolity. Salieri invites Mozart to dinner and gives him poisoned wine. Mozart tells of a stranger’s commission to write a Requiem and plays some to Salieri, who is moved. Still unrepentant, he is disturbed as Mozart leaves remarking that genius and evil are incompatible. 23:30 MISSION: PARAGUAY Or zip it with Zipoli Zipoli, D. Adagio. Alexandre Oguey, cora; Sally Maer, vc; Sinfonia Australis/William Motzing. 9 ABC 476 5162 Organ toccata (1716; arr. Ginastera). Fernando Viani, pf. 7 Naxos 8.557911 Beatus vir. Ensemble Moxos, Bolivia/Raquel Maldonado. K617 K617232 10 June 2014

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Thursday 26 June Sibelius, J. Sanfter Westwind, from Four lyric pieces, op 74 no 2 (1914). Erik T. Tawaststjerna, pf. BIS CD-196 3 Holst, G. Songs of the West, op 21 no 1 (1906-07; arr. Curnow). City of London Wind Ensemble/Geoffrey Brand. LDR LDRC 1001 11 12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers 13:00 GREAT STRING PLAYERS Maria Kliegel Prepared by Norman Lees Orr, B. A Carmen fantasy (1985). Nina Tichman, pf. Naxos 8.557613 14

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Dohnányi, E. Concert piece in D, op 12 (1904). Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Michael Halász. Naxos 8.554468 29

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 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Brian Drummond

Gershwin, G. Piano concerto in F (1925). Jon Nakamatsu, pf; Rochester PO/Jeff Tyzik. Harmonia Mundi HMU 807441 33 Boulanger, L. D’un soir triste. BBC PO/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 9745 11 Beethoven, L. Symphony no 1 in C, op 1 (1800). Sydney Youth SO/Stuart Challender. Fine Music Tape Archive 28

Debussy, C. Ce qu’a vu le vent d’ouest, from Preludes book 1 (1910). Duncan Gifford, pf. ABC 476 290-0 3 Puccini, G. Ch’ella creda libero e lontana, from The girl of the Golden West (1910). Jussi Björling, ten; O del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Alberto Erede. ABC 480 6177


Carr-Boyd, A. West wind (1994). Glenn Murray, vn; Ann Carr-Boyd, pf. Jade JADCD 1069


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Arensky, A. Suite no 4, op 62. Stephen Coombs, pf; Ian Munro, pf. Hyperion CDA66755 Bonazzi, F. Sonata for two organs. Luigi Celeghin, org; Bianka Pezic, org. Naxos 8.557131

Elgar, E. The sanguine fan, op 81 (1917). London PO/Bryden Thomson. Chandos CHAN 8610 19 Glazunov, A. Saxophone concerto in E flat, op 109 (1934). Eugene Rousseau, alto sax; Paul Kuentz CO/Paul Kuentz. DG 453 991-2 14

Severn suite, op 87a (1930). London SO/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9156/7 18


22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Beethoven and his pupils Prepared by Stephen Wilson


Saint-Saëns, C. Piano quartet in B flat, op 41 (1875). Quatuor Élyséen. Arion ARN 68242 31 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Marilyn Schock

20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA Elgar: unfinished symphony Prepared by Stephen Wilson


Bach, W.F. Polonaise no 12 in G minor (c1765). Steve Barrell, clvd. Globe GLO 5035 5

Casella, A. Pupazzetti, 27 (1916). Hector Moreno, Norberto Capelli, pf. Dynamic CDS 96

19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey

Elgar, E. Sketches for symphony no 3 (1932-33). BBC SO/Andrew Davis. NMC NMC D053 56

14:30 KEYBOARD CONTRASTS Prepared by Frank Morrison

Beethoven, L. Sonata no 8 in C minor, op 13, Pathétique (c1797-98). Sviatoslav Richter, pf. Melodiya MEL CD10 00732 17

11:30 MUSICAL DIRECTIONS: WEST Prepared by Anne Irish

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Haydn, J. Cello concerto in D, Hob.VIIb:4 (1783). Cologne CO/Helmut Müller-Brühl. Naxos 8.555041 23 Maria Kliegel, vc (all above)

Barber, S. Overture: The school for scandal, op 5 (1932). Detroit SO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8958 9


Beethoven, L. Duet in E flat, with two obbligato eyeglasses, WoO32 (1796-97). Tabea Zimmermann, va. Naxos 8.555787 13

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Ries, F. Quintet in B minor, op 74. Nepomuk Fortepiano Quintet. Brilliant Classics 94377 21 Archduke Rudolph of Austria. Trio in E flat (1814). Ricardo Morales, cl; Gerald Kagan, vc; Susan Kagan, pf. Koch 3-7339-2-H1 25 Czerny, C. Fantasy no 3, from Three brilliant fantasies after Schubert, op 339 (1836). Barry Tuckwell, hn; Daniel Blumenthal, pf. Etcetera KTC1121 19 Beethoven, L. Quartet in B flat, op 130 (1826). Goldner String Quartet. ABC 476 3541 44

Friday 27 June

Claudio Abbado

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11:30 SONATA Prepared by Paul Hopwood

Spohr, L. Variations in B flat on Euer Liebreiz, eure Schönheit from Alruna (1809). Michael Collins, cl, Swedish CO/Robin O’Neill. 8 Hyperion CDA67509


Field, J. Sonata in B (1813). Miceál O’Rourke, pf. Chandos CHAN 8787 13

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Janine Burrus

Prokofiev, S. Sonata in D, op 115 (1947). Dimitry Sitkovetsky, vn. Virgin VC 7 91191-2 13

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Exploring Chamber Prepared by Jennifer Foong Zelenka, J. Trio sonata in F (1719-22). Ingo Goritzki, ob; Burkhard Glaetzner, ob; Knut Sönstevold, bn; Achim Beyer, vn; Siegfried Pank, bass viol; Walter Bernstein, hpd. Berlin 0012852BC 17 Spohr, L. Double quartet no 1 in D minor, op 65 (1823). Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Hyperion CDD22014 21 Fibich, Z. Piano trio in F minor (1872). Smetana Trio. Supraphon SU 3927-2 16 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Ron Walledge Beethoven, L. Overture to The ruins of Athens, op 113 (1811). Royal PO/Thomas Beecham. EMI 1 66447 2


Koehne, G. Powerhouse, op 2. Sydney SO/ Edo de Waart. ABC 462 012-2 12 Britten, B. Four sea interludes, from Peter Grimes, op 33a (1945). BBC PO/Edward Gardner. Chandos CHAN 10658 16 Brahms, J. Piano concerto no 1 in D minor, op 15 (1854-59). Alfred Brendel, pf; Berlin PO/ Claudio Abbado. Philips 456 733-2 49

12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell 13:00 MUSICDIRECT with Stephen Schafer New and recent releases from www. 15:00 CONCERT HALL Prepared by Stephen Schafer Enescu, G. Quartet no 2 in D minor, op 30 (1943-4). Tammuz Piano Quartet. cpo 777-506-2 29 Symphonic poem: Vox Maris, op 31 (1929-51). Marius Budoiu, ten; Gavril Musicescu Choir; Philharmonia Moldova/Alexandru Lascae. Ottavo OTR C 59346 26 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with James Hunter 19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron 20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Phil Vendy Servais, A-F. Souvenir de spa, op 2. Sen-Sinn Yang, vc; Munich RSO/Terje Mikkelsen. cpo 777 542-2 17 Smetana, B. String quartet no 2 in D minor (1882-83). Talich Quartet. Calliope CAL 3332 17

Hurlstone, W. Four characteristic pieces. John Bradbury, cl; James Cryer, pf. Naxos 8.570539 17 Mussorgsky, M. The nursery (1868-72). Sergei Leiferkus, bar; Semion Skigin, pf. Conifer 75605 51229 2 16 Ries, F. Piano concerto no 7 in A minor, op 132, Abschieds-Concert von England (1823). Christopher Hinterhuber, pf; Royal Liverpool PO/Uwe Grodd. Naxos 8.570440 35 22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Prepared by Rex Burgess Handel, G. Overture to Rinaldo (1711). New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong. 6 Artworks AW029 Sarabande. Almé Lombard, Bruges town carillioner. René Gally 88 904


Concerto grosso no 1 in B flat, HWV312 (c171522). Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. 9 Teldec 242 599-2 Suite no 5 in E, HWV430, The harmonious blacksmith (pub. 1720). Alicia de Larrocha, pf. Philips 456 886-2 13 Clori, Tirsi e Fileno, HWV96 (1707). Lorraine Hunt, sop; Jill Feldman, sop; Drew Minter, ct; Paul O’Dette, archlute; Philharmonia Baroque O/Nicholas McGegan. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907045 1:16

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Zelenka, J. Trio sonata in F (1719-22). Ingo Goritzki, ob; Burkhard Glaetzner, ob; Knut Sönstevold, bn; Achim Beyer, vn; Siegfried Pank, bass viol; Walter Bernstein, hpd. Berlin 0012852BC 17

9:00 WHAT’S ON IN MUSIC Our weekly guide to musical events in and around Sydney 9:30 SPOTLIGHT ON ALBERTO GINASTERA Prepared by Francis Frank

Bach, J.S. Sonata in G minor, BWV1020. Anthony Ferner, fl; Marshall McGuire, hp. Fine Music Tape Archive

Ginastera, A. Dances from Estancia, op 8a (1943). New World SO/Michael Tilson Thomas. Argo 436 737 -2 13

Mozart, W. Flute concerto no 2 in D, K314 (1778). James Galway, fl; New Irish CO/André Prieur. RCA RD 60450 20

Sonata, op 47 (1976). Franz Halász, gui; Debora Halász, pf. BIS CD-671 12

Schumann, R. Three romances, op 94 (1849). Charles Neidich, cl; Leonard Hokanson, pf. Sony 88725443532 13

Harp concerto, op 25 (1956). Vera Badings, hp; Royal Concertgebouw O/Jésus López-Cobos. Radio Nederland RCO 06004 24

Françaix, J. Quartet for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon (1933). Members of Aulos Wind Quintet. Musica Mundi CD 310 022 H1 10

Sonata, op 49 (1979). Mark Kosower, vc; Jee Won Oh, pf. Naxos 8.570569 22 12 American preludes, op 12 (1944). Fernando Viani, pf. Naxos 8.557911 14 Pampeana no 1, op 16 (1947). Sherban Lupu, vn; Alberto Portugheis, pf. ASV DCA 902 8 Suite from Panambí, op 1a (1936). London SO/ Eugene Goossens. Price-less D 24924 12 11:30 ON PARADE Prepared by Paul Hopwood Fernie, A. Scottish rhapsody. Langford, G. An Australian fantasy.

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Sellers Engineering Band/Douglas Blackledge (2 above) Chandos CHAN 4511 Lovelock, W. Processional march. Hurst, M. Pacific haven.


15:30 AT THE MOVIES Prepared by Nicholas Chaplin Kent, R. Soundtrack: Sideways (2004). Pedro Eustache, fl; Studio session players/Stephen Coleman. New Line Records NLR 39040 37

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Sculthorpe, P. Piano concerto (1983). Ian Munro, pf; Australian Youth O/Diego Masson. Tall Poppies TP113 25 19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Variety Australia Prepared by Vov Dylan Celebrating the careers of performers, past and present, of stage, TV and radio; this week, Wayne Cornell, who progressed from rock n’ roll to the Great American Songbook, appearing in Australia, U.K. and America 20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Part 1: Schubertiade: Schubert and the piano Recorded for Fine Music by Kerry Joyner Schubert, F. Impromptu in G flat, D899 no 3 6 (1827). Gerard Willems, pf. Impromptu in A flat, D899 no 4 (1827). Nikolai 7 Evrov, pf. Impromptu in B flat, D935 no 3 (1827). Elizabeth Powell, pf. 12

Part 2: Four hands, one piano

17:00 GYPSY Prepared by Stephen Wilson Enescu, G. Rumanian rhapsody in A, op 11 no 1 (1901). Detroit SO/Antal Dorati. Decca 476 2453 13

Brahms, J. Zigeunerlieder, op 103 nos 1-7 (188788). Jessye Norman, sop; Daniel Barenboim, pf. DG 459 469-2 12

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Boyd, A. As I crossed a bridge of dreams (1975). Ars Nova Copenhagen/Paul Hillier. Ars Nova 6.220597

16:30 ARTS IN FOCUS with Musica Viva Produced by Janine Burrus

Gershwin, G. Strike up the band (1932). Hawthorn Band/Ken MacDonald. Walsingham WAL 9000-2

13:00 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

David Pereira, vc (2 above)

Klavierstücke in E flat, D946 no 2 (1828). Daniel Herscovitch, pf. 11

Haydn, J. Keyboard trio in G, Hob.XV:25, Gypsy (1795). Beaux Arts Trio. Philips 454 098-2



Goldsmith, J. Soundtrack: Chinatown (1974). Uan Rasey, tpt; Bunny Berrigan O; Studio O/ Jerry Goldsmith. ABC Records ABDP 848 18

Concert Band of RAN/G.D.C. Coxon (2 above) LP EMI SCXO 8015

12:00 JAZZ THEN AND NOW with Michael Cooper


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Milhaud, D. Scaramouche, op 165c (1937). Pekka Savijoki, sax; Margit Rahkonen, pf. BIS CD-209


Wesley-Smith, M. Uluru song (1993). Tall Poppies TP096


Sarasate, P. de Zigeunerweisen, op 20 (1878). Gil Shaham, vn; Castille and León SO/Alejandro Posada. Canary CC07 8 18:00 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSERS’ HOUR Prepared by Janie Fitch Hindson, M. Jungle fever (1998). Timothy Young, pf. Tall Poppies TP222


Fantasie in F minor, D940 (1828). Elizabeth Powell, Gerard Willems, pf. 20

Schubert, F. Allegro in A minor, D947, Lebensstürme (1828). 11 Dvorák, A. Three Slavonic dances, op 72 no 2 (1886). 11 Julie Adam, Daniel Herscovitch, pf (2 above) Fine Music Tape Archive 21:30 ORCHESTRAL MINIATURES Prepared by Rex Burgess Albinoni, T. Oboe concerto in D minor, op 9 no 2 (pub. 1722). Pierre Pierlot, ob; I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone. Erato 2292-45081-2 13 Albrechtsberger, J. Double concerto in F (arr. Behrend). Marianne Klatt, fl; Michael Tröster, gui; German Plucked-String CO/Siegfried Behrend. Thorofon CTH 2025 14 22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones

Sunday 29 June 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Eleonore Fuchter 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Smetana, B. Polka, from The two widows (1874). BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda. Chandos CHAN 10518 4 Delibes, L. Naïla waltzes (arr. Dohnányi). Isador Goodman, pf. LP Philips 6768 327


Rubinstein, A. Ballet music from The demon (1875). Hamburg SO/Heribert Beissel. LP Turnabout TV-S 34577 13 Sousa, J.P. Myrrha gavotte (1876). Razumovsky SO/Keith Brion. Naxos 8.223874 5 Rossini, G. Bolero tartare, from Album de château, Péchées de veillesse, book 8 no 4 (c1860). Bruno Mezzena, pf. Dynamic CDS 89 11 Strauss, R. Salome’s dance, op 54 (1905). Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi. Chandos CHAN 8758


10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music of the Classical era: Lesser known smaller forces Prepared by Philip Lidbury Ott, L. Drei Aufzüge. Haarlem Trumpet Consort Teldec 8.42977 ZK


Drouet, L. Introduction and variations on an English theme (1815-19). Marc Grauwels, fl; Catherine Michel, hp. Marco Polo 8.220441 11 Assmayer, I. Octet in E flat. Consortium Classicum. Schwann CD 310 002 H1


Oswald, J. Sonata on Scots tunes. Richard Gwilt, vn; Ingrid Siefert, vn; Charles Medlam, vc; John Toll, hpd. Linn CKD 008 9 Sor, F. Six valses, op 39. Robert Kubica, gui; Wilma van Berkel, gui. Naxos 8.553302 15 Richter, F. String quartet in B flat, op 5 no 2 (1768). Members of Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Teldec 8.41062 12 Reicha, A. Quintet no 6 in G, op 99. Michael Thompson Wind Quintet Naxos 8.553528 38 12:00 CLASSIC JAZZ AND RAGTIME with Richard Hughes 13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide

Georg Tintner

14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Never too late Prepared by Angela Bell Handel, G. March, from Ode for St Cecilia’s day, HWV76 (1739). Les Musiciens du Louvre/ Marc Minkowski. naïve V 5307 2 Bach, J.S. Sonata sopr’il Soggetto reale, from The musical offering, BWV1079 (1747). Janet See, fl; John Holloway, vn; Jaap ter Linden, vc; Davitt Moroney, hpd. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908601.30 18 Rebel, J-F. The elements (1737). Akademie für Alte Musik. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902061 28 Monteverdi, C. Pur ti miro, from The coronation of Poppea (1642). Sandrine Piau, sop; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezz; Ensemble Capella Mediterranea/Leonardo García Alarcón. naïve V 5286 4 Stanford, C. Villiers Irish rhapsody no 6, op 191 (1922). Lydia Mordkovitch, vn; Ulster O/ Vernon Handley. Chandos CHAN 7002 10 Brahms, J. Sonata in F minor, op 120 no 1 (1894). Jon Manasse, cl; Jon Nakamatsu, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907430 23 Hill, A. Symphony no 12 in E flat (1936/50). West Australian SO/Georg Tintner. LP ABC AC 1015 23 16:00 BRAHMS SONATAS FOR CELLO AND PIANO Recorded for Fine Music by Kerry Joyner Brahms, J. Sonata in E minor, op 38 (1865). 25 Sonata in F, op 99 (1886). 27 Joshua Tsai, vc; Jennifer Wakeling, pf (2 above) 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Richard Munge Hymns: Love divine, all loves excelling; Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven. John Scott, org; Barry Rose, cond. Guild GMCD 7106 6

Howells, H. Magnificat; Nunc dimittis. Christopher Dearnley, org; John Scott, cond. Hyperion CDH 55402 12 Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral, London (2 above) Allegri, G. Psalm 50 (51): Miserere mei Deus. Choir of Canterbury Cathedral; Michael Harris, org; David Flood, cond. York 107 12 Ireland, J. Greater love hath no man. Choir of Bath Abbey; Marcus Sealy, org; Peter King, cond. 6 Priory PRCD 421 Psalm no 93: The Lord is King. St Andrews Cathedral Choir; Mervyn Byers, org; Michael Deasey, cond. 2 Psalm no 127: Unless the Lord builds the house. 3 Hymn: Christ is made the sure foundation. 4 Knox Gallery Choir; Peter Kneeshaw, org; Meg Matthews, cond (2 above) Hymn: The Lord is my shepherd. Shore School; Robert Fox, org; Keith Mitchell, cond. 3 Hymn: Now thank we all our God. Choir of St Anne’s, Strathfield; Mark Bensted, org; Peter McMillan, cond. 3 MBS CD25 (5 above) Bach, J.S. Prelude in G. David Briggs, org. Priory FCM 1


18:30 SYDNEY SOCIETY OF RECORDER PLAYERS Prepared by Robert Small Sammartini, G. Recorder concerto in F. Conrad Steinmann, rec; Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini. Harmonia Mundi HMA 1901245 12 Corelli, A. Recorder concerto in E minor, op 5 no 8 (arr. Geminiani). Maurice Steger, rec; English Concert/Laurence Cummings. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907523 14 Telemann, G. Overture in A minor, TWV55:a4. Ruth van Killegem, rec; Marc Peire, rec; Elisabeth Schollaert, ob; Ellen Donovan, ob; Collegium Instrumentale Brugense/Patrick Peire. Brilliant Classics 94104 16 June 2014

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Osterling, F. Lundi for recorder and string trio (2008). Dan Laurin, rec; Zilliacus Persson Raitinen Trio. Phono Suecia PSCD 189 13 19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Prepared by Giovanna Grech Mozart, W. Three overtures from Mitridate (1770). Norwegian National Opera O/Rinaldo Alessandrini. naïve OP 30479 5 Handel, G. Sibilar gli angui d’Aletto, from Rinaldo (1711). Samuel Ramey, bass; Philharmonia O/Donato Renzetti. Philips 420 184-2


Cherubini, L. Nemici senza cor, from Medea (1797). Gwyneth Jones, sop; Bruno Prevedi, ten; St Cecilia Academy O/Lamberto Gardelli. Decca 440 844-2 5 Wagner, R. Wie duftet doch der Flieder, from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1866-67). Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado. DG 449 190-2 7 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Chris Blower

Strauss, R. The song of the women, op 68 no 6 (1918). Friedrich Haider, pf. 8 Teldec 2292-44922-2

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

Edita Gruberova, sop (all above)

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Francis Frank Bach, J.S. Adagio, from Toccata, adagio and fugue in C, BWV564 (bef. 1717; transcr. Stokowski). Sydney SO/Robert Pikler. Chandos CHAN 6532

12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan 13:00 COUSINS Andreas and Bernhard Romberg Prepared by Stephen Wilson 4

Benda, F. Sonata in F (arr. Munchinger). JeanPierre Rampal, fl; Viktorie Svihlikova, hpd. Supraphon SU 3648-2 9 Corelli, A. La folia, op 5 no 12 (arr. Kreisler). Thomas Jones, vn; Rachel Valler, pf. Move MD 3173 12 Weiss, S. Guitar concerto in D minor (arr. Behrend). Michael Tröster, gui; German Plucked-String CO/Siegfried Behrend. Thorofon CTH 2025


Martinu, B. Suite no 1 from Spalicek (193133/1940). Brno State PO/Jirí Waldhans. LP Supraphon 1 10 1129 23

Vivaldi, A. Double concerto in B flat, RV524 (c1730; arr. Rampal). Jean-Pierre Rampal, fl; Isaac Stern, vn; Franz Liszt CO/János Rolla. Sony SM2K 66 472 10

Glazunov, A. Violin concerto in A minor, op 82 (1904-05). Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; National SO/Mstislav Rostropovich. Erato ECD 75506 20

Scarlatti, D. Concerto grosso no 10 in D (pub. 1744; arr. Avison). Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Philips 438 806-2 7

Mendelssohn, F. Symphony no 3 in A minor, op 56, Scottish (1842). Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing. ABC 476 3623 39

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Frank Morrison

21:00 NEW HORIZONS A very modern world tour Prepared by Robert Small Dessner, B. Tenebrae (2011). Sufjan Stevens, voice; Kronos Quartet. Anti 87296-2 15 Van der Roost, J. Sinfonia hungárica (2001). Philharmonic Winds OSAKAN/Jan Van der Roost. Naxos 8.573206 38 McCandless, P. Queen of Sydney. Riley Lee, shakuhachi; David Jones, perc; Imogen Manins, vc; Tony Gould, pf. Move MD 3364 8

Bernstein, L. Suite: A quiet place (1983). London SO/Michael Tilson Thomas. DG 439 926-2


Haydn, M. Flute concerto in D (1765-1768). István-Zsolt Nagy, fl; Austro-Hungarian Haydn O/Adám Fischer. Nimbus NI 5392 19

Romberg, B. Flute concerto in B minor, op 17. John Wion, fl; O/Arthur Bloom. Hart HMP5W91514 25 14:00 LATE ROMANTIC PIANO Prepared by Phil Vendy Eckhardt-Gramatté, S-C. Sonata no 1 (1923). Marc-André Hamelin, pf. Altarus AIR-CD-9052 12 Dukas, P. Sonata in E minor (1899-1900). Margaret Fingerhut, pf. Chandos Chan 241-32


Marx, J. Six pieces (1916). Tonya Lemoh, pf. Chandos CHAN 10479 40 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Brett 19:00 SPIRIT OF JAZZ with Susan Gai Dowling

11:30 EDITA GRUBEROVA, SOPRANO Prepared by Philip Lidbury

22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling

Dessner, B. Tour Eiffel (2010). Brooklyn Youth Ch; Kronos Quartet. Anti 87296-2 11

Tokyo PO/Friedrich Haider (3 above) Nightingale Classics NC 090560-2

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Romberg, A. Clarinet quintet, op 57 (1819). Members of Consortium Classicum/Dieter Klöcker, cl & dir. Orfeo C314 941 A 20

Schumann, R. Symphony no 2 in C, op 61 (1845-46). Symphony Nova Scotia/Georg Tintner. Naxos 8.557235 41

Saint-Saëns, C. The nightingale and the rose, from Parystasis (1902). 6 Benedict, J. The gipsy and the bird. 3 Delibes, L. Où va la jeune Indoue, Bell song, from Lakmé (1883). 8

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Romberg, B. Divertimento in D, op 27. John Wion, fl; Eric Wyrick, vn; Nancy McAlhany, vn; Maureen Gallagher, va; Mark Shuman, vc. 9 Hart HMP5W91514

Alwyn, W. Rhapsody for piano quartet (1938). David Willison, pf; Members of Quartet of London. LP Chandos ABRD 1153 10

Pärt, A. My heart’s in the highlands (2000). Else Torp, sop; Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ. Harmonia Mundi HMU807553 9



20:00 STORMY MONDAY with Austin Harrison and Garth Sundberg

The following composers have works of at least five minutes on the June dates listed Abel, C. 1723-1787 8 Adams, J. b1947 12 Adams, S. 1844-1913 12 Albéniz, I. 1860-1909 1,12,16 Albinoni, T. 1671-1751 9,12,28 Albrechtsberger, J. 1736-1809 3,28 Allegri, G. 1582-1652 12,29 Alwyn, W. 1905-1985 8,11,24,30 Antill, J. 1904-1986 19 Archduke Rudolph of Austria. 1788-1831 26 Arensky, A. 1861-1906 10,26 Arne, T. 1710-1778 15 Arnold, M. 1921-2006 23 Assmayer, I. 1790-1862 15,29 Auber, D-F-E. 1782-1871 7 Avram, A-M. 20th c 14

Campra, A. 1660-1744 24 Cannabich, C. 1731-1798 21 Carr-Boyd, A. b1938 8,26 Casella, A. 1883-1959 26 Castelnuovo-Tedesco, M. 1895-1968 2,24 Cavalli, F. 1602-1676 17 Chadwick, G. 1854-1931 24 Chaminade, C. 1857-1944 16 Charpentier, J. b1933 15 Chatman, S. b1950 8 Cherubini, L. 1760-1842 2,29 Chilcot, T. c 1700-1766 9 Chopin, F. 1810-1849 9,12 Cimarosa, D. 1749-1801 4 Clementi, M. 1752-1832 8 Copland, A. 1900-1990 5,9 Corelli, A. 1653-1713 24,29,30 Couperin, F. 1668-1733 7,18,24 Crusell, B. 1775-1838 12 Czerny, C. 1791-1857 26

Gastinois, E. de fl. Late 13th c 7 Gershwin, G. 1898-1937 9,26 Ginastera, A. 1916-1983 28 Glazunov, A. 1865-1936 5,16,20,26,29 Glier, R. 1875-1976 18 Glinka, M. 1804-1857 1,13 Gluck, C. 1714-1787 4 Goldmark, K. 1830-1915 12 Goldsmith, J. 1929-2004 28 Górecki, H. b1933 7,21 Gottschalk, L. 1829-1869 22 Gounod, C. 1818-1893 1 Grainger, P. 1882-1961 14,23 Granados, E. 1867-1916 8,15 Graupner, C. 1683-1760 18 Grenfell, M. b1969 1 Grieg, E. 1843-1907 9,14,16 Grigny, N. de 1672-1703 15

Koehne, G. b1956 27 Kokkonen, J. b1921 1 Korngold, E. 1897-1957 24 Koshkin, N. b1956 1 Kreisler, F. 1875-1962 5 Krommer, F. 1759-1831 8,10 Kuhlau, F. 1786-1832 16 Lalo, E. 1823-1892 10,19 Lambert, C. 1905-1951 25 Lekeu, G. 1870-1894 8 Liszt, F. 1811-1886 3,19,24 Lloyd, G. b1913 1 Lovelock, W. 1899-1986 28 Lyapunov, S. 1859-1924 20 Lyatoshynsky, B. 1895-1968 3

MacCunn, H. 1868-1916 17 Magnard, A. 1865-1914 2,15 Mahler, G. 1860-1911 3,8,19 Bach, C.P.E. 1714-1788 5 Martinu, B. 1890-1959 8,10,29 Bach, J. Christian 1735-1782 Martucci, G. 1856-1909 15 Halévy, F. 1799-1862 2 5,8,25 d’Indy, V. 1851-1931 17 Marx, J. 1882-1964 30 Handel, G. 1685-1759 Bach, J.S. 1685-1750 1,2,5,6,9,12,14, Dallapiccola, L. 1904-1975 10 Mascagni, P. 1863-1945 8,21 1,5,6,7,14,17,21,25,27 15,17,19,20,23,24,25,28,29 Damase, J-M. b1928 15,19 Massenet, J. 1842-1912 9,20 Hansen, T. 1847-1914 5 Bach, W.F. 1710-1784 20,26 Dauprat, L. 1781-1861 13 Mattheson, J. 1681-1764 24 Hartmann, K. 1905-1963 6 Balakirev, M. 1837-1910 20 Dean, B. b1961 14 Mayerl, B. 1902-1959 16 Hasse, J. 1699-1783 13,20 Barber, S. 1910-1981 14,22,26 Debussy, C. 1862-1918 Haydn, J. 1732-1809 1,4,5,10,11,12,1 McCandless, P. 20th c 29 Barry, J. b1933 14 5,10,17,19,21,24 Mechura, L. 1804-1870 8 3,16,17,18,23,24,25,26,28 Barsanti, F. 1690-1772 18 Delibes, L. 1836-1891 8,13,29,30 Haydn, M. 1737-1806 23,30 Medtner, N. 1880-1951 19 Bartók, B. 1881-1945 8 Delius, F. 1862-1934 16 Mellnäs, A. b1933 1 Herbert, V. 1859-1924 10 Bauld, A. b1944 7 Dessner, B. b1976 29 Mendelssohn, F. 1809-1847 Hill, A. 1870-1960 29 Devienne, F. 1759-1803 4 2,4,8,18,19,29 Hiller, F. 1811-1885 2 Beach, A. 1867-1944 10 Dohnányi, E. 1877-1960 Mendelssohn, Fanny. 1805Hindson, M. b1968 28 Beethoven, L. 1770-1827 12,13,15,22,26 1847 1 Hoffmeister, F. 1754-1812 5 1,5,12,14,17,21,22,26 Donizetti, G. 1797-1848 Mennin, P. 1923-1983 3 Hofmann, L. 1738-1793 8 Benda, F. 1709-1786 30 Messiaen, O. 1908-1992 24 Holst, G. 1874-1934 26 Bennett, W. Sterndale 1816- 1,10,15,22 Dreyfus, G. b1928 21 Meyerbeer, G. 1791-1864 1,3 Honegger, A. 1892-1955 10,19 1875 11 Driffill, W. 14 Milhaud, D. 1892-1974 17,28 Hopkins, S. b1958 22 Berlioz, H. 1803-1869 12 Millöcker, C. 1842-1899 7 Houghton, P. b1954 1 Bernstein, L. 1918-1990 17,21,30 Drigo, R. 1846-1930 15 Drouet, L. 1792-1873 15,29 Moeran, E.J. 1894-1950 10 Howells, H. 1892-1983 22,29 Biber, H. 1644-1704 3 Dubugnon, R. b1968 15 Molter, J. 1696-1765 18 Hubay, J. 1858-1937 9 Bizet, G. 1838-1875 10,17,20 Monn, M. 1717-1750 1,24 Hummel, J. 1778-1837 1,13,22 Boccherini, L. 1743-1805 17,19 Dukas, P. 1865-1935 10,30 Dutilleux, H. b1916 15 Monteverdi, C. 1567-1643 15 Humperdinck, E. 1854-1921 Boïeldieu, A. 1775-1834 22 Dvorák, A. 1841-1904 Moret, N. b1921 4 5,8,10 Bonazzi, F. 1754-1845 26 1,4,6,13,18,19,20,21,28 Moscheles, I. 1794-1870 8 Hurlstone, W. 1876-1906 27 Bonnet, J. 1884-1944 14 Mozart, W. 1756-1791 1,2,3,12,13,1 Hurst, M. b1925 28 Borodin, A. 1833-1887 6,23 Eckhardt-Gramatté, S-C. 4,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,28,29 Boulanger, L. 1893-1918 26 1899-1974 30 Mozetich, M. b1948 8 Ibert, J. 1890-1962 3,13,19 Boyd, A. b1946 24,28 Elgar, E. 1857-1934 7,11,17,26 Muffat, G. 1653-1704 15 Ince, K. b1960 14 Brahms, J. 1833-1897 Enescu, G. 1881-1955 14,23,27,28 Infante, M. 1883-1958 15,23 Mulet, H. 1878-1967 15 4,12,17,18,22,27,28,29 Muller, I. 1786-1854 10 Ireland, J. 1879-1962 29 Briccialdi, G. 1818-1881 12 Fauré, G. 1845-1924 2,3,17 Murcia, S. de c1682-1740 4 Bridge, F. 1879-1941 11 Fernie, A. 20th c 28 Mussorgsky, M. 1839-1881 Joachim, J. 1831-1907 6 Britten, B. 1913-1976 1,9,11,17,27 Fibich, Z. 1850-1900 27 4,6,7,8,17,27 Jolivet, A. 1905-1974 15,19 Broschi, R. c1698-1756 17 Field, J. 1782-1837 6,27 Juan de Lienas. fl 1620-1630 4 Myslivecek, J. 1737-1781 22 Bruch, M. 1838-1920 13,22 Finzi, G. 1901-1956 2,10 Bruckner, A. 1824-1896 19 Forqueray, J-B-A. 1699-1782 13 Kalliwoda, J. 1801-1866 10 Naumann, J. 1741-1801 1 Brumby, C. b1933 16 Françaix, J. 1912-1997 19,28 Nebra, J. de 1702-1768 4,14 Kálmán, E. 1882-1953 7 Bryant, S. b1972 8 Franck, C. 1822-1890 25 Nicolai, O. 1810-1849 2 Karlowicz, M. 1876-1909 9 Busoni, F. 1866-1924 15 Fredericks, I. b1943 1 Kats-Chernin, E. b1957 1,3 Butterley, N. b1935 8 Frescobaldi, G. 1583-1643 15 Offenbach, J. 1819-1880 22 Kent, R. b1963 28 Buxtehude, D. 1637-1707 1,11 Fuchs, R. 1847-1927 10 Khachaturian, A. 1903-1978 18 Onslow, G. 1784-1853 5

Orr, B. b1924 26 Osterling, F. b1966 29 Oswald, J. 1711-1769 15,17,29 Pachelbel, J. 1653-1706 25 Padilla, J. de c1590-1664 1 Paganini, N. 1782-1840 13 Paisiello, G. 1740-1816 2 Parry, H. 1848-1918 11 Pärt, A. b1935 22,29 Piazzolla, A. 1922-1992 16,24 Pleyel, I. 1757-1831 8,10 Pon, A. 20th c 14 Porpora, N. 1686-1768 17 Poulenc, F. 1899-1963 3,10,14,17 Praetorius, M. c1571-1621 13 Prokofiev, S. 1891-1953 3,5,9,13,19,23,27 Purcell, H. 1659-1695 2,11,14,22 Rachmaninov, S. 1873-1943 3,9 Ravel, M. 1875-1937 11,14,17,22 Rebel, J-F. 1666-1747 29 Reed, H. b1910 14 Reger, M. 1873-1916 14 Reicha, A. 1770-1836 14,15,29 Reinecke, C. 1824-1910 10 Respighi, O. 1879-1936 15,16,17,24 Richter, F. 1709-1789 15,29 Ries, F. 1784-1838 26,27 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. 1844-1908 5,6,13 Romberg, A. 1767-1821 30 Romberg, B. 1767-1841 30 Rosenthal, M. 1862-1946 3 Rossini, G. 1792-1868 22,29 Roussel, A. 1869-1937 19 Rózsa, M. 1907-1995 10 Rubbra, E. 1901-1986 23 Rubinstein, A. 1829-1894 29 Rutter, J. b1945 1,19 Saint-Saëns, C. 1835-1921 4,13,19,20,26,30 Salieri, A. 1750-1825 13 Sammartini, G. 1693-1750 29 Sammartini, G.B. 1700-1775 13 Sarasate, P. de 1844-1908 15,18,28 Scarlatti, D. 1685-1757 1,5,9,16,22,23,30 Scheibe, J. 1708-1776 21 Schein, J. 1586-1630 13 Schmelzer, J. c1620-1680 18 Schubert, F. 1797-1828 4,5,8,10,13,16,19,22,28 Schumann, R. 1810-1856 1,5,12,13,20,23,24,28,30 Sculthorpe, P. b1929 22,28 Seixas, C. 1704-1742 11

Selma y Salaverde, B. de c1580-c1638 4 Servais, A-F. 1807-1866 27 Shostakovich, D. 1906-1975 7,19 Sibelius, J. 1865-1957 8,18,20,24 Skoryk, M. b1938 3 Skryabin, A. 1872-1915 9 Smetana, B. 1824-1884 2,6,7,27 Soler, A. 1729-1783 4 Sor, F. 1778-1839 15,29 Spohr, L. 1784-1859 1,10,19,27 Stamitz, J. 1717-1757 5 Stanford, C. Villiers 1852-1924 13,29 Stanhope, P. b 1969 8 Stanley, J. 1712-1786 14 Stephenson, A. b1949 22 Stevens, B. 1916-1983 3 Straus, O. 1870-1954 7 Strauss, J. II 1825-1899 3,14,22 Strauss, R. 1864-1949 1,15,29,30 Stravinsky, I. 1882-1971 19,24 Suk, J. 1874-1935 6,23 Sullivan, A. 1842-1900 7,10 Sweelinck, J. 1562-1621 19 Taneyev, A. 1850-1918 6 Tartini, G. 1692-1770 15 Tavener, J. b1944 24 Tchaikovsky, P. 1840-1893 3,6,9,11,16,23,24 Telemann, G. 1681-1767 1,6,14,25,29 Thomas, A. 1811-1896 2 Tubin, E. 1905-1982 1,4 Turina, J. 1882-1949 15,17,19 Van der Roost, J. b1956 29 Vanhal, J. 1739-1813 19 Vaughan Williams, R. 18721958 5,23 Verdi, G. 1813-1901 1,2,16,22 Vivaldi, A. 1678-1741 3,6,14,16,30 Wagner, R. 1813-1883 7,29 Walton, W. 1902-1983 9,14,23 Wassenaer, U. 1692-1766 11 Weber, B. 1766-1842 4 Weber, C.M. 1786-1826 5,11,13 Weiss, S. 1686-1750 20,30 Wesley-Smith, M. b1945 22,28 Westlake, N. b1958 22,24 Wikmanson, J. 1753-1800 25 Wirén, D. 1905-1986 2 Wranitzky, A. 1761-1820 8 Zach, J. 1699-1773 13 Zamfir, G. b1941 23 Zelenka, J. 1679-1745 6,11,15,18,20,27,28 Zemlinsky, A. 1871-1942 5 Zipoli, D. 1688-1726 25 Zumsteeg, J. 1760-1802 13

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9 by 24 June or by post to: The Crossword 72-76 Chandos Street St Leonards NSW 2065 MUSICAL TRIVIA with Michael Morton-Evans

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Crossword Solution -May 2014

How well do you know the world of classical music? Test your knowledge with these musical brain teasers from Fine Music 102.5 presenter, Michael Morton-Evans. 1. Which conductor was this year awarded the prestigious British Order of Merit? 2. Which famous ballet dancer was originally named Margaret Hookham? 3. According to Gilbert & Sullivan, which two kinds of equations can a Modern Major general understand? 4. In Holst’s The Planets which planet is the Bringer of Peace? 5. Who wrote the opera Alfonso and Estrella in 1822? 6. Of whom was Tchaikovsky speaking when he said: “He is the acorn from which the oak of Russian music sprang?” 7. Which musical instrument is referred to by the Germans as a dudelsack? 8. There have been six pieces of music written over the years entitled Ode to St Cecilia’s Day. Four choral works by Purcell, a cantata by Sir Hubert Parry and a setting of Dryden’s poem by which 18th century composer?

Across: 8 Butt, 9 Revelation, 10 Florin, 11 Rawboned, 12 Oblation, 14 Rotten, 16 Arms, 17 Vivid, 18 Seer, 19 Python, 21 Lampreys, 23 Talisman, 26 Dinghy, 27 High jumper, 28 Lino Down: 1 Hurly burly, 2 Star Wars, 3 Brunei, 4 Aver, 5 Flowered, 6 Utmost, 7 Hose, 13 Naval, 15 Everything, 17 Venomous, 18 Strangle, 20 Height, 22 Modern, 24 Amid, 25 Nape

TRIVIA ANSWERS 1. Sir Simon Rattle. 2. Margot Fonteyn. 3. Simple and Quadratical. 4. Venus. 5. Franz Schubert. 6. Mikhail Glinka. 7. A bagpipe. 8. George Handel 56

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