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MAGAZINE

COMPOSER PETE HAWKES

Making music without boundaries

MASTER OF THE OUD

Dual ARIA Award winner - Joseph Tawadros

CHAMPIONING NEW WORKS

Sydney Youth Orchestra

THE CELLO’S NEW BREED

Inaugural Australian Cello Awards

SWINGING ON THE VINE

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COVER STORY Composer Pete Hawkes is a music maker who knows no boundaries. Sascha Kelly meets this prolific and enigmatic composer.

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Flashback with Derek Parker

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Profile - Joseph Tawadros

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Sydney Youth Orchestra – Season Preview

10 Young Virtuosi 11 Inaugural Australian Cello Awards 12 What’s On 15 CD Reviews 17 Swinging On The Vine 55 Fine Music Friends 56 Crossword and Trivia Quiz

Digital Channel – Fine Mus On Fine Mus between noon and 4pm weekdays you’ll find programs covering classical up to 3pm and Jazz in Concert until 4pm. For more on this month’s digital programs see page 20.

EDITOR’S DESK Youth and emerging talent are the theme of this issue beginning with our cover story on Pete Hawkes. Sascha Kelly meets up with Hawkes in his hometown of Melbourne to talk with the man who, two years ago, was recognised by National MUSICOZ as an “Australian music legend”. Hawkes crosses musical boundaries and sums up his approach with these words - “in my mind there is just music and all options should be available”. The inaugural Australian Cello Awards comes to its conclusion at the end of this month and we meet the three young Australian and New Zealand finalists coming from Europe to compete for the generous $60,000 prize purse. The event, instigated by Roland Gridiger, lawyer, businessman and Chairman of Music and Opera Singers Trust, has attracted the highest level of endorsement from outstanding identities such as John Painter, Catherine Hewgill and Susan Blake. Fine Music 102.5 has the privilege of broadcasting the event live from the Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium. Tickets are available to the public – see page 11 for details. In our own competition, we profile the semi-finalists of the Fine Music Young Virtuoso Award whose performances go to air this month, and there’s more still on emerging artists with the Sydney Youth Orchestra trumpeting their new season commissions - page 8. All at Fine Music were sad to hear of the recent death of Claudio Abbado. He will not only be remembered as one of the world’s greatest conductors, but also for his staunch support of young musicians. Another loss, closer to home, was felt in the arts world with the passing of Mayor of Willoughby, Pat Reilly. The mayor was the driving force behind the construction of the multi-million dollar Concourse Chatswood - a world class hub for the performing arts. A perfect example, and one of the highlights on the Concourse’s program this year will be the Willoughby Symphony’s Night at the Opera – a Verdi Gala under conductor Nicholas Milton. The concert features arias from Verdi’s classic operas with guests – soprano Eva Kong and tenor Martin Buckingham. Finally, from all at Fine Music, a hearty congratulations to Patrick Thomas MBE on his Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his significant service to music. The retired conductor has been a long term supporter of the station as well as a programmer and contributor to this magazine.

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Moments Musicales - Operatic Daze Part I Eminent operatic director John Copley always asked for both Peter Northwood and I whenever he was casting the actors at the Sydney Opera House. He was a lovely man and is still very much with us although now approaching his 81st year. We first met on the set of Rigoletto which he had been asked to revive in the late 70s. The cast included the late Bob Allman in the eponymous role and a very young Yvonne Kenny making her debut performance in Australia as Gilda. The Duke was sung by a Mauritius-born tenor Henri Wilden. Rigoletto was the first opera my grandfather inculcated me into from the formative age of five by playing and re-playing his 78s of the opera over and over again. “Cortigiani vil razza danata” is still one of my favourite Verdi arias. Being an actor in operatic productions, I wasn’t allowed to sing but we were often asked to “fishbowl” (miming the words being sung by the chorus) whenever we faced the audience. One such time was when Copley directed Massenet’s Manon which was sung by the delectable Glenys Fowles with Richard Greager as her disturbed “Des Grieux”. My “fishbowling” must have been impressive because Glenys later admitted she thought I was a member of the chorus. My tour de force, however, came when Copley chose me to play the part of the falconer in Lucia di Lammermoor. I also played the curate who marries a highly reluctant Lucia to Arturo. My first entrance meant being dragged on stage and repeatedly facially assaulted (another word for slapped about mercilessly) by Lucia’s brother Enrico in a vain attempt to find Lucia’s lover Edgardo. Enrico was played by the late John Fulford, a gentle giant of a baritone who wouldn’t hurt a fly let alone a petrified falconer, so it took quite a bit of persuasion to convince him to let his palms berate my unsuspecting cheeks. Eventually we worked out a system whereby his hands would flay on to the palm of my upstage hand which was obscured from the audience. But Murphy’s Law decreed a flaw in our scheme because one night Fulford flayed too energetically, his long nails slit the top of my lips and the ensuing fountain of blood curved into the air - narrowly missing a couple of unsuspecting orchestra members! More on my operatic daze at a later date. - Randolph Magri-Overend


FLASHBACK WITH DEREK PARKER A MUSIC-LOVERS BOOKSHELF

The books which could vaguely be catalogued under “music” are pretty serendipitous, picked up with no particular object in view except that they seem likely to be interesting. There’s Dr Charles Burney’s account of his tour of Europe in 1770 - a splendid travel book apart from his accounts of the musical state of the continent. The book impressed Dr Johnson, who based his own Tour of the Hebrides on it - “I had that clever dog Burney’s Musical Tour in my eye,” he admitted.

Berlioz - “set apart, physically and mentally . . . like no-one else..”

prima donnas are more “ deadinteresting than saints..

The delight they offer is that, like all the best historical documents, they transport you to another age, and do so with enormous wit. Shaw (who wrote his weekly criticisms for a long defunct periodical, The World) starts as he means to go on, with a bitter complaint that he has heard Gounod’s Faust not less than ninety times during the past ten years, but that to hear Tristan und Isolde he has to cross the North Sea, though “every errand-boy in New York can whistle it from end to end.” Four years later he ends his last column by lambasting production standards at Covent Garden, pointing out that “at Bayreuth the heroine does not die in the middle of the street on a lodging-house sofa, nor does the tenor step out of a window with a rope ladder attached to it, and openly walk off at the level of the chamber floor. In between we get a vivid picture of English musical life in the 1890s, with Shaw trying to push it along towards a degree of seriousness,

when ladies do not sit in the stalls with stuffed birds in their hats, and leading tenors do not stride down-stage in the middle of an act to deliver encores from a totally different work from that in which they are appearing.

There is no other critic half as entertaining as G.B.S., and as he himself points out his books are essential reading for music-lovers to whom “dead prima donnas are more interesting than saints, and extinct tenors than mighty conquerors.” One’s favourite books often come to the shelves by chance: I would never have supposed when I bought it off some stall or other that I would find Edward Holmes’s biography of Mozart inestimably the best and most entertaining, though first published in 1841. Of course many more recent books have unearthed more detail, new discoveries; but Holmes has real breadth of feeling, the ability to distinguish between the man and his work, and his sympathy with the subject ensures that the biographer ideally fits the biography. Incidentally I can’t recommend too highly Greene’s Biographical Encyclopaedia of Composers - which consists of over two thousand biographies - some surprisingly lengthy - of every composer one ever heard of, and many one has not. David Mason Greene has a marvellous ear for quirky, unusual anecdotes, and the book is a reference work unequalled as a bedside book. (Another? - why not? What are bedside tables for?)

G. Bernard Shaw

When, a lifetime ago, I resigned from my job as a reporter on a local newspaper in England to become drama critic on a daily, my kind colleagues asked me what I would like as a present - apart from the obligatory Cornish pewter tankard inscribed by the editor. I think they were a little bemused when I chose a three volume set of the collected daily music criticisms of Bernard Shaw: Music in London, 1890-94. But I thought then - and still think - that these are the most entertaining of all possible bedside books for anyone who cares about music.

Musical autobiographies are many and varied: not so much of performers - relatively few singers or musicians have led really exciting lives, and I don’t think there is a single volume of autobiography by a fiddler or a tenor, a pianist or a soprano to equal, for instance, the memoirs of Hector Berlioz. Sacheverell Sitwell wisely described him as “set apart, physically and mentally . . . like no-one else who has ever existed.” His account of his life is full of pain - the pain of unfulfilled love, of unfulfilled performances, of appalling setbacks, violent outbursts (mostly justified against his enemies; a true picture of genius under stress. A slightly eccentric but delightful “autobiography” is Tchaikovsky’s - the book given that title by its editor: it is actually a collection of the composer’s letters to his family, and it is endlessly revealing about the man and his work. Then there are the wonderfully rackety memoirs of the Irish tenor Michael Kelly, perhaps the finest tenor of his age, who ended up running Covent Garden opera house. Here is a torrent of anecdotes, a superb picture of the theatres of his time, metropolitan and provincial: the rudeness, the civility, the sustained mickey-taking. Kelly became a close friend of Mozart and his wife, and his memoirs contain perhaps the most lively character sketch of the composer, “remarkably fond of punch, of which I have seen him take copious draughts” - fond too of billiards: he had a good billiard table in his house, and “many and many a game have I played with him, but always came off second best.” Well, most people came off second best, when trying to compete with Mozart. - Derek Parker March 2014

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COMPOSER PETE HAWKES THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC

“ Secrets Vows and Lies

Born in Newcastle, Hawkes taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing his first professional gigs at the age of sixteen. At university, Hawkes didn’t pursue his musical interests, but kept performing in his free time. It was during this time that he started writing his own songs, including them in his sets. One song, A Housewife’s Lament, was getting a lot of attention, and soon he and his small band were all playing a whole repertory of selfcompositions. The idea of a recording was suggested, and Hawkes debut album “Secrets Vows and Lies” was completed in the mid1990s, and a tour soon followed. Hawkes knew that he would have to venture outside Canberra if he was going to reach his potential as a performing guitarist. He underwent the almost traditional pilgrimage overseas, to resettle in London. After a performance on Jools Holland’s TV show, the album started attracting massive attention. Professionally, there was great interest in Hawkes as a guitarist.

Pete Hawkes is already settled in the morning sun, enjoying a cup of coffee when I arrive for our arranged meeting time. Before I know it, we’ve been chatting for ten minutes about my life, when I spot the time. I clumsily try to redirect the conversation. “Oh that’s right,” Hawkes laughs, “maybe you should ask the questions!” With this level of curiosity and inquisition, it’s not hard to understand why this man’s music straddles so many different genres and borrows from so many cultures. In addition to being one of Australia’s most prolific composers (784 recordings to date), he’s also one of our most diverse. In 2002, he received Songwriter of the Year at the 1233 ABC Newcastle Music Awards, and followed this in 2009 with a win in the instrumental category. 4

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Even a cursory browse through his releases on iTunes demonstrates the scope of his capabilities: four pages of albums that feature Celtic, jazz, ragtime, folk, ambient and classical styles. And there is no rest for him yet, a new release is coming out on 14 February - Pete Hawkes: The Jazz Collection.

“…an Australian music legend.

For all his achievements and accolades, composer Pete Hawkes remains unknown to many music lovers. Writer Sascha Kelly tracks down the prolific composer in his home town of Melbourne and sheds light on the man and his music.

Curious, I load up his album “Witchcraft”, and soft, ambient strings serenade me as I move about the house. Later I’m more incredulous, is it the same composer I wonder as I listen to Hawke’s “The Jazz Chronicles”? It’s no wonder then that National MUSICOZ recognised him as an Australian music legend at the 2012 awards. Melbourne broadcaster and music reviewer, Tony Bates said that Hawkes was “one of Australia’s most creative and interesting composers for acoustic music to emerge in the last decade” and likened his contribution to music as significant as Charlie Parker,  Charles Mingus,  Richard Thompson  and  Louis Armstrong. So just who is this “legend” of Australian composition, unknown still to so many of us, yet right under our noses?

The only problem was, Hawkes suddenly became aware his heart was no longer in performing. “I decided to lay low for a while, so I went to Russia for four months.” I’m fascinated. Russia seems rather a detour from the standard tourist path. “I can speak enough Russian to get by. I spent a lot of time there playing in clubs and hotels. The Russian people have a beautiful naivety about being a musician. They are poor to begin with, so they feel they might as well be poor musicians. Some of the jazz musicians feel that getting to play music is payment enough, they don’t need money.” Hawkes hesitates for a moment. “I’m not advocating it as an ideal we should aspire to, but Russians have different expectations from their lots in life.” After Russia, Hawkes boarded the Trans-Siberian railway and made his way further east. “I got to China, started playing and was really enjoying my time there. Long story short however, the officials didn’t like that I was performing jazz, and I had to come home to Australia.” Now settled in Melbourne, Hawkes loved his time overseas but welcomes being back in the sunshine. “I loved travelling, and you can hear a lot of the influence of different cultural music in my writing.” There’s no point trying to label or categorise Hawke’s discography. He writes prolifically, and every track on each album


Hawkes says he constantly has music on his mind. “I’m never short of ideas, it’s just a matter of exercising them out, by writing them down and fleshing them out.”

In my mind there is just music and all options should be available.

Listening to his output, much of this music could be performed by classical string quartets, duos and soloists. I’m surprised I haven’t come across Hawke’s music before now, so I venture an opinion. Has the classical scene struggled to find a place for his compositions, because it’s difficult to define and label his work? Hawkes agrees. “Jazz and folk are built on performer-composers, and the musicians are trained and educated in a tradition that leaves them open to having creative input into the score.” I concur. Hawkes has developed as a performer-composer, and this background is almost the opposite of what is taught to me as a conservatorium graduate, where you are trained to adhere to the score. But he doesn’t identify himself as a pure jazz or folk composer either. “In my mind, there is just music, and all options should be available.”

known, traditional composer’s piece, like Bach or Mozart, could be the headliner for that performance.

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blends all that he’s been exposed to. His music is best described as a gentle, appealing fusion of jazz, folk and gypsy music, often played on traditionally classical instruments.

“Of course, this needs to be combined with an education program as well. And make no mistake; the music that’s performed from the Western Canon is wonderful and beautiful. We just need to cultivate our own creativity and ensure that classical music gets the opportunity to evolve as well.” Hawkes own style of composition has evolved as well. He used to just write music prolifically, but now he thinks about it differently. “I usually know what instrumentation I want to write for, and I have a specific idea of where the first performance will be. You have the compulsion to write, and you use so much energy in perfecting it. By thinking about its completion, it makes that process more gratifying when you know where this effort is taking you. “You come to the understanding that it will be hard. Mozart was pretty good at what he did, and he still didn’t die in advantageous circumstances. “And never lose the love of the music. For me, it’s a compulsion, I have to write and I have to make music. You don’t retire from music, and I know I’ll be doing this until I’m ninety.” - Sascha Kelly

All of Pete Hawkes’ back catalogue is now available on iTunes. Don’t know where to start? Here are just a few of the titles available Pete Hawkes: The Jazz Collection New release available from 14 February Witchcraft – A wonderful collection of gentle string and guitar compositions, with singing melodies and beautiful and wellconstructed harmonic ideas. Melancholy Cello – As the title suggests. Beautiful for an afternoon in the house – with a cup of tea, or maybe something stronger. Double Diversity – The perfect taster. Hawkes’ blended style is no more evident than on this disc, with celtic, jazz and folk flavours. Pete Hawkes: His Finest Classical Works Songs of Gypsy Russia – Reflecting his time spent living and playing there. Lost Soul’s Entwined – Inspired by musicians who have met an early demise, this is Hawkes’ haunting strings, acoustic and electronic guitar elegy. www.petehawkesmusic.com

So how does a young, or unknown composer, get their classical compositions heard? Hawkes thinks that’s the other difficulty he’s encountered with the strict “classical” music scene, and something that can hopefully change. “It’s really difficult, primarily for financial reasons. The big orchestras play wonderful music by the old masters, because the audiences know and love those pieces, but a new composer is only going to get ‘put on the map’ by being exposed to the size of audience that attends those big orchestral concerts.” This is the dilemma of orchestral programming. How responsible are orchestras for promoting contemporary music and emerging composers? After all, audiences can’t know whether they like something if they haven’t heard it yet. It’s a hurdle that Hawkes has experienced firsthand. “We did a tour and played some of my purely classical pieces. I’d previously recorded them and released them, but all of a sudden the response was immense. I realised that it was only because people hadn’t had a chance to hear them yet.” So how do we go about it? “Maybe we could be the ‘supporting act’ format, used by popular music. A new composer could be played in a short 40 minute set, and maybe a more well-

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OUD MASTER – Joseph Tawadros Internationally acclaimed Egyptian-Australian oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadros, is known for his virtuosity and eclectic compositions. His unique voice and songs cross boundaries of world, middle-eastern, jazz and classical genres. After nine nominations for ARIA Awards, he finally picked up consecutive wins in 2012 and 2013 for Best World Music Album. The first was for “Concerto of the Greater Sea” - a collaboration with the ACO and Richard Tognetti. The more recent winner - “Chameleons of the White Shadow” was reviewed in Fine Music Magazine by Joshua McNulty who praised the accessibility of the album’s music which he described as “tantalizing in both its energy and its mystery - a masterwork of eclecticism.” The tracks featured performances of Béla Fleck (banjo), Richard Bona (electric bass), and Joseph’s brother James (req & bendir), among others. Here we catch up with the master oudist to find out about his music and inspirations. Destined to be a musician? No, music is one of those careers you don’t really plan, it just happens, and is a privilege and blessing if it happens. The music I create is… Music, not leaning towards any ethnicity or genre just music. Albums that stand out… I am proud of all of them and it’s hard to pick one. Each album has something different to say and is a different line up each time, so it’s always exciting to see what each album brings on completion. Foundations and inspirations… My musical training is on the oud and the Arabic maqam (modal) system, so that is the basis of all my compositions. The oud is an amazing instrument and I would love to see more youth get into the instrument and its repertoire. I love jazz and listening to it, but I’m just as fond of classical music and other genres. I get inspired by fine musicianship and musicians that have something to say emotionally. On my albums, I seek out particular musicians for the particular vision I have and can envisage what they bring. Listening to… I love Vivaldi and the Baroque period, Astor Piazzolla for his energy and compositions and John Abercrombie for his taste and uniqueness. Then I have the Arabic oud players and singers that I love like Oum Kalsoum, Abdel Wahab, Farid Al Attrache and Riyad al Sunbati. The composing process… Compositions just happen, a theme is created sometimes while I’m practising and I will develop that with time, edit it and give it

shape. I can always do better, grow technically and explore what the oud has to offer. I record an album a year and it’s great to see how I developed technically, musically and compositionally over the years. Artistic balance - self-doubt? confidence? I love composing and performing and I’m in a blessed position, but I think any artist that wants to keep growing needs to always doubt, but believe that they can improve. You have to believe in yourself but always do things with the right intention. Highlights… There are many - the albums that I’ve recorded in New York are pretty special - recording and touring with jazz legends like John Abercrombie, Jack DeJohnette, John Patitucci, Béla Fleck, Richard Bona and Roy Ayers. Touring and recording my orchestral works at 22 with the Australian Chamber Orchestra was pretty special too. A special buzz… I think performing for Mick Jagger at the Jodhpur International folk festival last year was pretty cool, then to be introduced to him by the Maharajah of Jodhpur was a highlight. Also reaching the final four as a nominee for Young Australian of the Year 2014 was an honour. The best bits… Meeting people, hearing their stories and travelling. Sharing my emotions with people I don’t know is also an interesting feeling especially when they get it. Tough times? Music is a tough industry and is one where you need a lot passion and determination to keep doing it as a profession. As an oud player there

are many doors closed to you but you have to keep going and believe they will open to you at some point. Outside of music… Most of my life is music related but I love writing poetry and comedy. [Editor, displaying his comedic edge, Tawadros’ entertained the crowd following his first ARIA Award win with this - ‘’After 10 years and nine nominations, I think it’s great the music industry is finally trusting an Arab with a sharp object; it’s not like an Egyptian needs another pyramid,’’ he joked.] At your peak? Peak or success is for others to judge, accolades are for others to say if I’m worthy or not, but for the time being, I love what I do and am very passionate about the oud. It’s a privilege and blessing that shouldn’t be taken for granted. - Lizzie Herbert On Air On 5 March 2pm. Tawadros joins Fine Music in studio as a guest of In Conversation with Michael Morton-Evans. Tawadros’ composition Oasis from first ARIA awardwinning “Concerto of the Greater Sea” album can also be heard in the Artist of Choice - Richard Tognetti, Diversions in Fine Music program which airs on 25 March 9am. The 2012 album was in collaboration with the ACO and Tognetti. In Concert Joseph Tawadros performs with brother James (req - Egyptian tambourine) and Matt McMahon (piano) 8 March 7.30pm. Parramatta Riverside – www.riversideparramatta.com.au March 2014

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SYDNEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

SHOWCASING CLASSICS & COMMISSIONS

The Sydney Youth Orchestra offers a concert experience full of energetic vibrancy. Here Aimee Palfreyman gives us a preview of this year’s offerings and highlights. Bows are rosined, pencils are sharpened and fresh scores sit patiently on adjusted stands. It’s the beginning of a new year for the young and talented musicians of the Sydney Youth Orchestra and this year’s program will be one the most exciting yet. In 2014, SYO presents a diverse series of concerts showcasing bright young talent together with world class soloists.

CONCERT SERIES

“ We have to promote new music..

Max McBride, SYO’s Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, has curated a contrasting and daring program which boasts a selection of artist collaborations with new commissioned Australian works. McBride describes the program as “a balancing act between the war horses of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Dvoˆrák and the large choral works, together with works of contemporary Australian composers.” He places much importance too on the orchestra commissioning and performing new Australian works. “We have to promote new music. Our colleagues deserve recognition and their work needs to be performed.” The season includes the work of several such composers: a piano concerto by Gerard Brophy, a composition by emerging composer Lachlan Skipworth and the highly anticipated work by Matthew Hindson, which will be performed in collaboration with the Philharmonia Choirs at the Sydney Opera House. The first of four concerts, at the Concourse Chatswood in March, features the new Brophy Piano Concerto performed by the young and brilliant Canadian pianist, Avan Yu. Winner of the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition, Yu has already established himself as one of Canada’s most promising young pianists and has aroused the attention of audiences worldwide. At the Sydney piano competition, Yu was also lauded for best performance of a work by Beethoven and for the best Mozart concerto. Brophy is well known for working with artists from other cultures and disciplines and over the years has received awards and recognition in Australia and overseas, as well as an assortment of composer residencies, grants and scholarships. In this concert, which will also be presented at Riverside Theatre in Parramatta, the Orchestra performs Sibelius’ Symphony No.2 and Mozart’s Symphony No.34 in C, along with the Brophy. In June, SYO returns to City Recital Hall Angel Place and embraces the uplifting sounds of Dvoˆrák’s Symphony No.9 From the New World. This work - sixth in the ABC Classic 100, features one of the best known Largo melodies of all time. SYO will also perform Glinka’s Russian and Ludmilla: Overture and Grieg’s Piano Concerto, performed by charismatic guest artist Simon Tedeschi. Tedeschi has had a sterling career as a professional pianist and is today the archetype of a contemporary Australian performer. Tedeschi has made a significant contribution to contemporary music culture, and is popular with local and international audiences.

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The third SYO concert in the 2014 series, under the baton of Brett Weymark, is a collaboration with the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs performed in the Sydney Opera House over two nights in October. The concert features three grand scale works including William Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast and Alexander Borodin’s Prince Igor: Polovstian


representative of Western and Eastern unity. He says “I will write a work that evokes the wide-open landscapes we cherish here in Australia. As with a number of my previous works, I will inflect the music with a slight Asian quality to highlight our important links to the region. The result will be a celebration of our Australian voice and a sign of friendship to our neighbours.” The concert also features Debussy’s most captivating orchestral work, Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune, and an inspiring tone poem by Smetana. Tchaikovsky’s dramatic Symphony No.4 completes this concert; a passionate end to the 2014 series.

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orchestra likes “ This to be challenged.

Dances, and the highly anticipated new work by Matthew Hindson. An an integral figure in Australian culture, Hindson is well known for taking inspiration from popular music genres and reinventing it within a classical music framework. This prodigious concert features Australian baritone Peter Coleman-Wright, a 400 voice choir, professional musicians immersed within the orchestra and a wealth of brass!

The new work of emerging Australian composer Lachlan Skipworth features in the final concert of the year in November. A rising star, Skipworth has had a number of commissions performed by prominent ensembles all around the country. His commission for SYO will be

Last year the SYO celebrated 40 years of excellence in musical education and also recognised the exceptional skills of their young performers. McBride describes the orchestra by saying “they like to be challenged”. This year’s repertoire demands incredible dedication and skill from the young performers of SYO; a challenge that they will rise to. - Aimee Palfreeman Subscriptions for concerts are available at syo.com.au

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FREE CONCERT with aspiring young pianists Would you like to hear some exciting young pianists in a free piano recital, playing works by Chopin, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Brahms. Liszt, Rachmaninov and others? ese concerts are an opportunity for exceptional young pianists from NSW high schools and universities to gain something money cannot buy: the experience of playing to a live audience, of preparing and presenting a solo piano recital. Help our young pianists and enjoy wonderful music played on a Steinway concert grand. Please join us for the first concert of our Emerging Artists Series for 2014 Date: Sunday 30 March 2014, from 2 to 3.30pm Venue: 451 Willoughby Road Willoughby Bookings: Seats are free but we appreciate your booking by email on steinway@themeandvariations.com.au* For more information: www.themeandvariations.com.au/ our-story/the-emerging-artists-series-nsw

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Young Virtuosi Four of the 2014 Young Virtuosi Award semi finalists - Bowen Li, piano; Ennes Mehmedbasic, oboe; Annabelle Traves, violin and Rhian Saunders, soprano – tell us a little about themselves and their hopes and aspirations. Each of them will be broadcast this month on Fine Music. ENNES MEHMEDBASIC is currently studying oboe with Diana Doherty. He was born into a musical family and began oboe at age eleven after wanting to “pick up an orchestral instrument”. Back then, his feelings towards the oboe and its sound were unclear, but now, after years of experience, Ennes realises that what “most obviously attracts [him] to it is the tone.” In 2013, Ennes was coprincipal oboe of Australian Youth Orchestra, participating in their international tour with Christoph Eschenbach and Joshua Bell. He is currently principal oboe of Sydney Youth Orchestra. Also in 2013, he performed at the Musica Viva Festival through the AYO Chamber Players program. Ennes has won the junior and intermediate divisions of the Australasian Double Reed Competition, and was the overall winner of the 2012 Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra’s NSW Secondary Schools Concerto Competition. In the same year, he recorded an oboe sonata by George Palmer with associate artist Evgeny Ukhanov and admits that playing for an audience “has certainly compelled me to prepare much more thoroughly than for regular performances”. Ennes has participated in master classes with oboists Francois Leleux, Nick Deutsch and Alexei Ogrintchouk. When he is not playing the oboe, Ennis also fits in sport, reading and playing chess online.

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BOWEN LI began piano studies at the age of five. Bowen, the only musician in his family, says that even before his birth his father used to play Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. “It must have pushed the development of the musical parts of my brain.” And indeed it has - Bowen was awarded his piano LMusA in 2008, and has since won prizes at various eisteddfods such as the 2009 Theme and Variations Scholarship 10

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we also went on an amazing overseas tour and played at wonderful venues, including Carnegie Hall.” Annabelle was the recipient of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Prize for Most Outstanding Baroque Performance in 2013. But she also values her achievements at school where she was Prefect, Music and Strings Captain. Although it is sometimes difficult to find enough time to practise, Annabelle wants to improve and perform as much as she can to fulfill her aspiration to become a global solo violinist.

at the Ryde Eisteddfod. He was also a senior performer in the Kawai Sydney International Piano Master Class Festival and the Cochem Klaviersommer Festival in Germany in 2012 and 2013. Bowen hopes to study piano performance in North America and Europe, and is working tirelessly towards his goal - “I have always dreamed of being a concert pianist ever since I set eyes on a piano. I hope one day to travel the world performing and passing my experience on to the younger generation.” As for Bowen’s own favourite pianist, Arthur Rubinstein is the name that comes to mind - “his style of playing is so incredibly direct and honest… it is almost like talking to an old friend.” ANNABELLE TRAVES is 16 years old and a violin student of the Sydney Conservatorium’s Professor Alice Waten. Annabelle calls Professor Waten “an incredible teacher” who knows how to fix any of her problems. “She is very inspiring and keeps everything in perspective.” Annabelle has been a member of the Australian Youth Orchestra and was Associate Concertmaster of the AYO Young Symphonists at 12. She was invited to tour as soloist playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Queensland Youth Orchestra when she was 13 and has performed as soloist with the Tagiev Chamber Orchestra here and overseas. Even more relevant, Annabelle started learning violin when she was five with Emin Tagiev himself and says that - “He got us all in a chamber orchestra…

RHIAN SAUNDERS’ passion is classical and operatic music and her goal is to be a professional international opera singer. This year Rhian is a Pacific Opera Young Artist and will be playing the role of “Barbarina” in their production of The Marriage of Figaro. Rhian has been awarded the Farleigh Vocal Scholarship and the BBM Youth Support Scholarship 2013-14. The scholarship will allow her to travel to the UK for cultural and educational experience - “It will be my first time overseas. It is going to be one of the biggest ventures of my life and musical career.” She is also expecting to finish her Bachelor of Music at The Australian Institute of Music at the end of the year. In 2012, Rhian received the Coralie Butler Scholarship and Penrith Eisteddfod Aria and Lieder awards. But perhaps the achievement she values most is winning the Joan Sutherland Memorial Scholarship Award - “It means a lot to me to have my name connected to Joan, as she is one of the biggest inspirations in my life.” In pursuit of a career in opera, Rhian is taking an innovative approach by seeking to create “a bridge between the old school diva and the modern soprano.”

YOUNG VIRTUOSI BROADCASTS Semi finalists: Young Virtuoso Award 2014 Wednesdays 1pm 5 March - Ennes Mehmedbasic, oboe 12 March - Annabelle Traves, violin 19 March - Bowen Li, piano 26 March - Rhian Saunders, soprano Presenter - Troy Fil, Engineer - Greg Ghavalas. YV Coordinator - Judy Deacon yv@finemusicfm.com Sydney Piano World and Sauter Pianos is a proud presenter of YVA


INAUGURAL AUSTRALIAN CELLO AWARDS

MEET THE FINALISTS

long, I had access to a quarter-size cello. But, although as a kid there was always classical music on in the house, I have to say I first became really interested in the cello actually quite a long time after I first started playing it. It wasn’t until 15 or 16 that I became really passionate. My cello It was built in 2001 by the American luthier, William Whedbee.

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On Sunday 30 March, Fine Music 102.5 broadcasts the inaugural Australian Cello Awards live from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Verbrugghen Hall. The competition has a $60,000 prize purse and the final follows months of auditions and performances in Sydney and London. Here we meet the three finalists travelling from Europe to contest this event. EDWARD KING – NEW ZEALAND The basics…. 23 years old, born and raised in New Zealand, Edward began his Bachelor of Music at the University of Waikato at just 16. He is now working for his Masters under Julius Berger at the Leopold Mozart Centre in Augsburg, Germany. Principal cellist with the New Zealand Youth Orchestra for three years, he has also performed as a soloist with the New Zealand and Christchurch symphony orchestras - among others. Edward won major music competitions around New Zealand and in Europe was placed third in the IX Lutoslawski International Cello Competition and third ex aequo at the International Cello Competition in Markneukirchen. How it all began… I started to play the cello when I was three for the simple reason - “because it’s big”! I think I was a little jealous of my older sister, who’d just started to learn the violin. So my parents found a cello teacher (Sally-Anne Brown) and asked if she could “pretend” to teach me until I was old enough to learn properly. For me, cello was more of a hobby until I was around 15-16 years old - I was much more interested in playing cricket and generally other “cooler” things. But then I was offered an Edmund Hillary scholarship to study under Jim Tennant at Waikato University, and my time there really focused me and gave me the confidence that I could forge a real life of music-making. My cello… It’s around 100 years old, and most probably from the Mirecourt school in France. (Though

a luthier recently told me it may actually be German). It’s not from a particularly famous maker, but nevertheless I have a strong personal connection with it and I like to think we know each other quite well! Ambitions & authenticity… There is a famous quote from Béla Bartók: “competitions are for horses, not artists”, which sums up the paradoxical world that musicians live in. On the one hand, we are constantly under pressure to play faster and louder; to win competitions and auditions. But in reality the only thing that matters is our ability to communicate with audiences; to say something honest and personal that moves and excites people. Competitions and other forms of “measured” success are necessary stepping-stones toward the opportunity of playing for, and communicating with, bigger audiences. So, in conclusion: perhaps my ambitions are slightly unorthodox, but to find my own individual voice and sincerely convey that to audiences is no mean feat! In any case, I am trying not to be just a race horse! RUBEN PALMA - AUSTRALIA The basics…. Ruben studied at the Victorian College of the Arts under Howard Penny and is now completing a Master of Music Violoncello Solo. He is the youngest student of internationally renowned soloist Nicolas Altstaedt at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln. The 24-year-old has had lessons and master classes with Steven Isserlis, David Geringas, Johannes Moser, Uzi Wiesel, Gary Hoffman, and Julian Smiles. As a soloist, Ruben has made concerto appearances with the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Sinfonia. How it all began… As a six-year-old, I was the one that was adamant I wanted to play the cello. Before

YELIAN HE - AUSTRALIA Yelian migrated to Australia at the age of seven from Shanghai to pursue his curiosity for western music culture. Under the tutelage of his father, Yelian took up the piano at three and the cello at five. Yelian attained his Bachelor of Music at the University of Melbourne and his masters at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester studying with famed Tchaikovsky Competition First Prize-winner Karine Georgian. He has studied and performed for many masters and won numerous awards, including the coveted the Royal Over-Seas League Competition String Prize. He enjoys an international career spanning Europe, Australasia and Africa performing at worldclass venues. Where it all began… Although initially my grandparents raised me in Shanghai, I’ve always felt my actual “growing up” happened in Melbourne! My immediate family reside in Melbourne and owns a lovely music shop/school in Malvern East . Other interests are… ..numerous, but the most often pursued currently are - Wing Chun (Kung Fu), computer games, photography, sound engineering, creation/dissection of ideas and bantering. My ambition is… to lead a team of highly talented people in bringing to life a series of projects that create innumerable opportunities for talented musicians/artists, utilising said projects to impress upon the public the importance of both classical music and the arts in their lifestyle. My cello… It was made in 1877 by a Hungarian luthier named Adolphus Monnig. It was sold to me by a friend who won the Symphony Australia’s Young Performers Award on it! Australian Cello Award Final - Sunday 30 March 3pm, Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Book online - www.cityrecitalhall.com Information - www.celloawards.org.au March 2014

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What’s On

CHAMBER AUSTRALIA ENSEMBLE Saturday 15 March 8pm University of New South Wales, Sir Jon Clancy Auditorium Tickets: $17-$47 Bookings: 9385 4874 www.ae.unsw.edu.au Beethoven’s B flat String Quartet Opus 130 is one of the awesome giants of the composer’s last series of works for four strings, particularly when it is performed, as here, with its original final movement, the famous Great Fugue. Leading up to this colossus among chamber works are two works of high appeal and calmer temperament. Gabriel Fauré’s Dolly suite, originally written for piano duet and arranged here by Ian Munro for flute, clarinet and piano, was composed to entertain the young daughter (‘Dolly’, pet name of Hélène) of Emma Bardac. The program opens in celebration of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, J.S. Bach’s most famous and influential composing son, with a performance of his Quartet for keyboard, C.P.E. Bach’s impulsive and often passionate style had a marked influence on the music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

SYMPHONY SYDNEY SYMPHONY RUSSIAN DAYDREAMS TCHAIKOVSKY & PROKOFIEV Wednesday 12, Friday 14 and Saturday 15 March, 8pm Sydney Opera House Tickets: $39-$124 Booking: 8215 4600 www.sydneysymphony.com

SYMPHONY SYDNEY SYMPHONY BEETHOVEN’S FIFTH Wednesday 19 March 6.30pm Thursday 20 March 1.30pm Friday 21 March 11am Tickets: $39-$149 Bookings: 8215 4600 www.sydneysymphony.com

CHAMBER SELBY & FRIENDS TOUR 1 – COLLISION COURSE Thursday 20 March 7pm, City Recital Hall, Angel Place Sunday 23 March 2.30pm, Turramurra Uniting Church, Turramurra Avenue Tickets: $33-$69 Bookings: 1300 511 099 www.selbyandfriends.com.au

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Variety and virtuosity combine with Australian pianist Kathryn Selby as the host when Selby &

Winter Daydreams and Alexander Nevsky: Russian music that will capture your imagination. Tchaikovsky always had a soft spot for his first symphony: “the sin of my sweet youth” he called it. His 25-year-old imagination had inspired him to reveries of winter journeys and visions of misty landscapes. What will the Winter Daydreams  symphony conjure up for you? Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky cantata began life as a soundtrack in 1938, a pioneering film in the use sound. And director Sergei Eisenstein was so captivated by the possibilities that he literally constructed the film around Prokofiev’s score. Alexander Nevsky remains a cult movie classic, but even without its striking black and white footage, Prokofiev’s compelling and evocative music has the power to fill your mind with images. Conductor - Pinchas Steinberg, mezzosoprano - Natascha Petrinsky and the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. Beethoven’s Fifth - with perhaps the bestknown opening notes in the classical repertoire is so famous it’s hard to imagine that in every concert someone might be hearing it live for the first time. Perhaps that will be you? Or maybe you know this symphony very well. It is an intense and exhilarating experience whenever you hear it. The genius of Henryk Wieniawski was his brilliance as a violinist and it shows in his concertos. This is music in the Romantic style - sparkling, melodic, and full of virtuosity. On Wednesday and Thursday, Carl Vine shows off the singing quality of the SSO strings in music that transforms the string orchestra into a single ‘super instrument’ - alchemy. Program includes Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, Wieniawski, Violin Concerto No. 2 and Vine, Smith’s Alchemy for strings. Conductor - Pinchas Steinberg, and Karen Gomyo, violin (pictured). Friends kicks off the 2014 season. Schubert’s first great piano trio closes this concert which also features the brilliant and popular New York-based cellist Clancy Newman presenting his own new composition, with exciting newcomer, Australian clarinettist, Som Howie. Natalie Chee completes this stunning group as she returns home to Sydney from Stuttgart where she is leader of the Radio Symphony. This is her first visit with Selby & Friends and she will be featured in Mozart’s early violin sonata which was composed following the death of his mother. The program includes Brahms’ short but powerful piano trio in C minor. A program of chamber music at its best.


CHAMBER CONTINUUM THE AUSTRALIAN STRING QUARTET Thursday 6 March 7pm City Recital Hall, Angel Place Tickets: $30-$75 Bookings: 8256 2222 www.cityrecitalhall.com

SYMPHONY WILLOUGHBY SYMPHONY NIGHT AT THE OPERA – VERDI GALA Saturday 1 March 7pm, Sunday 2 March 2pm The Concourse, Chatswood Tickets: $5 - $45 Bookings: 1300 795 012 www.ticketek.com.au The Willoughby Symphony, under their internationally renowned Chief Conductor Dr Nicholas Milton, launches its brilliant

CHAMBER OMEGA ENSEMBLE A NIGHT OF TANGO - VIRTUOSO SERIES Monday 17 March 7pm City Recital Hall, Angel Place Tickets: $29-$65 Bookings: 8256 2222 www.cityrecitalhall.com

The string quartet is a vital, intimate genre that is constantly reinvented. Tracing the thread of this evolution Continuum begins with early Boccherini from the mid-18th century, the same era that the quartet’s wonderful set of Guadagninis were made.  ASQ will perform using raw gut strings, rather than modern synthetic and steel, and with an understanding of the early classical performance style. This is followed by Brahms’ finely crafted first string quartet, as he would have heard it in the late 19th century, still using gut. The quartet then takes up modern electric instruments for the evocative Australian work, Windmill by Stephen Whittington, and George Crumb’s ground-breaking work for electric quartet, Black Angels. Crumb quotes from Tartini’s Devils Trill, the Dies Irae from Mozart’s Requiem and Schubert’s Death and The Maiden, creating a darkly moving response to the Vietnam War. Image credit - Jacqui Way. new season with the spectacular Night at the Opera - a stirring program of tender arias and love-stricken duets, electrifying choruses and tempestuous orchestral overtures from the magnificent music of Verdi. The immortal operatic creations from the master composer contain some of the best-loved selections of the repertoire - with impassioned arias and choruses of searing intensity will make an unforgettable impression. Together with the massed energy of the scintillating Choir and brilliant soloists Eva Kong and Martin Buckingham, the Willoughby Symphony is thrilled to present this phenomenal Gala concert. With unforgettable excerpts from La Traviata, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, Aïda, Nabucco and La Forza Del Destino, this Night at the Opera will surely move you with its overwhelming emotional power

One of the world’s leading ambassadors of the classical accordion, James Crabb joins Omega Ensemble for a night of diverse and fascinating chamber music. Recognised internationally as a passionate and acclaimed authority on the music of Astor Piazzolla, Crabb has an enviable legacy of collaborations and recordings to his name. Praised also for his breathtaking virtuosity and versatile musicianship, Crabb has performed internationally as a soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles. Since his death in 1992 the works of the Argentinian Astor Piazzolla have grown immensely in popularity. His prolific output provides a dazzling array of fantastic repertoire including the Suite Punta del Este, a tango neuvo work for strings and accordion. In a first-ever public event for Omega, hear us combine forces with this unique and intriguing instrument. The program includes works of Britten, Agri/Carli, Rubstof, Tiensuu, Franck and Stravinsky. Christoffer Askman.

JAZZ MISTER OTT Friday 28 March 8.30pm (doors open 6.30pm for dinner/bar) Foundry 616, 616 Harris St, Ultimo Tickets: $15-$20 Bookings: 9211 9442 www.foundry616.com.au Mister Ott, a six piece band playing original music inspired by the music of East Africa, in particular, of Ethiopia. It is a heady mix of a jubilant baritone-led horn section, African rhythms and ancient Ethiopian scales, Mister Ott blends traditional music, jazz and 1950s-60s soul. Led by the superb saxophonist Mathew Ottignon (above), Mister Ott plays a mixture of original tunes composed by the leader, trumpeter Ellen Kirkwood, pianist Daniel Pliner along with some beautiful compositions by Ethiopian saxophone master Getatchew Merkurya and the “father” of Ethiopian jazz Mulatu Astatke. Matching Mathew Ottignon’s fearless excursions on tenor and baritone sax is one of the most exciting talents on the Sydney music scene, guitarist Ben Panucci. The music moves from raging torrents of sounds to funk-laced, danceable jazz, to tender ballads of surpassing beauty. ORCHESTRAL THE METROPOLITAN ORCHESTRA MET CONCERT NO. 1 MOZART AND SCHUMANN Saturday 8 March 8pm ABC Centre, Ultimo, Eugene Goossens Hall Tickets: $19.70-$44.70 Bookings: 8007 7131 www.metorchestra.com.au Program: Vine - Pipe Dreams for Flute & Orchestra, Mozart - Symphony no 31 “Paris”, Schumann - Symphony no 3 “Rhenish”. Conductor - Sarah-Grace Williams, flute Svetlana Yaroslavskaya March 2014

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CDReviews

SYMPHONY OF AUSTRALIA The First Musical History of our Nation, (Second edition - 2013) Music and Lyrics by Gavin Lockley Book compiled by Michael Crouch ISBN 978 0 980 40802 7 (Hardback with CD)

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Following a performance of Lockley’s setting of the iconic Dorothea McKellar poem, My Country, he was inspired to create a six movement Symphonic Poem (complete with VALENTINA LISITSA LISITSA PLAYS LISZT Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca 478 5352

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Valentina Lisitsa is a Ukrainian-born and trained classical pianist who lives in North Carolina. Blonde and beautiful, she made her name on YouTube, a place where, more than ever, young budding virtuosi can make a worldwide reputation without having to give a single public concert. Decca, never slow in recognising a good thing when they see it, has parlayed her YouTube reputation into a CD in

vocal and instrumental solos as well as choral episodes) which endeavours to capture a picture of Australia, its history, land, people, hardships, culture and spirit. Most people would be daunted by such a prospect, but Lockley did his research and mustered all of his creative energies to bring off what is a masterly piece of music, with immediate appeal. The six movements are sequential: Dreamtime (the vision, the belief and the stories of Australia’s first people); The Ships (the arrival of European settlers on the First Fleet); The Red Centre (The Burke and Wills expedition, a story of pioneering courage); Pie Jesu (a lament for those Australians who have bravely given their lives for their country); Immigration Scherzo (a celebration of Australia’s multicultural identity); and finally, My Country Australia (a tribute to “a sunburnt country”). The music perfectly juxtaposes consonance and dissonance, beauty and ruggedness, thick textures with simple moments. Didgeridoo and other non-western instruments are used to give a more authentic voice to some of the movements.

This premiere recording of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and a 100 voice choir is conducted by Brett Weymark. It accompanies a glossy pictorial book with corresponding essays written by prominent Australians (NSW Governor, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, Sir Roger Carrick, Professor Geoffrey Blainey, Former Deputy PM, Hon Tim Fischer, social demographer Hugh Mackay, former Governor-General, Michael Jeffery), making it a worthy addition to any library, or gift for overseas friends or new Australians. The complete package of book and CD is an aural, visual and literary feast. Along with a foreword by former PM John Howard, stunning photography and other illustrations work well with the composer’s notes giving a complete picture of the nation, as well as of the task, itself. The composer said of this work: “Symphony of Australia was something of a personal Everest for me”. His objective has been realised in enabling all who read the text and listen to its music to celebrate nationhood. - Barry Walmsley

which she plays a series of Franz Liszt’s shorter pieces. At a guess I’d have to say that Miss Lisitsa is left-handed. Why? Well, unless my hearing deceives me, her left hand is very much heavier than her right, which gives some of these pieces a somewhat uneven feel to them. But she’s certainly a brave girl. She attempts the ferociously difficult and rarely recorded “El contrabandista,” full of vigour and Spanish fury. Maybe a little more chiaroscuro (to use a painting phrase) could have been applied, but well done her for trying. Other pieces include such popular numbers as Der Erlkönig, Ellen’s Gesang (Ave Maria) and the Hungarian Rhapsody No 12. - Michael Morton-Evans A RAIN FROM THE SHADOWS Zephyr Quartet Belinda Gehlert (violin), Emily Tulloch (violin), Jason Thomas (viola), Hilary Kleinig (cello) www.zephyrquartet.com

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A Rain From the Shadows sparkles from beginning to end. From the presentation of the CD cover itself to the last second on the CD, everything fascinates. I have put the CD on repeat and could listen to it forever. Now a big fan of Zephyr Quartet, I want to hear everything that they have produced because this group is outstanding!

What is it about this CD that so fascinates? Is it the poems that this group uses as their muse to inspire their compositions - published in their sleeve notes? Is it their hearts-on-the-sleeve performance? Is it their commanding virtuosity from first instrument to last, or the ensemble teamwork and sympathy that every maestro has for his or her teammates? The answer is yes to all of the above! The tonal variety that this quartet produces is amazing, and the music is nothing short of outstanding. So yes, buy this CD, and then get every other CD that Zephyr Quartet has produced and will produce, because this CD and these musicians are a gem! - Richard Wong March 2014

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CD Reviews

COMPASSION Nigel Westlake/Lior Sydney Symphony Orchestra ABC Classics 481 0678

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DVORˇÁK Anne-Sophie Mutter, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Manfred Honeck Deutsche Grammophon CD and DVD; 479 1984

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Hebrew and Arabic texts. It’s performed by Lior Attar (better known as just Lior), with Nigel Westlake conducting the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. It was commissioned by the SSO for the SSO and other Australian orchestras with the support of Symphony Services International. The work is a 45 minute song cycle for voice and orchestra in seven movements. Written by Lior and Australian composer Nigel Westlake, it was premiered last year at the Sydney Opera House. Westlake, needing no introduction to large scale symphonic works, and Lior, born in Israel  and moving with his family to Sydney  when he was 10,  find common ground to express the wisdom of compassion through a combination of music and ancient writings

“Compassion” draws on the rich world of Islam and Judaism to present a collection of profound and poetic messages surrounding the idea of compassion between human beings. The texts are largely a collections of poems, proverbs and songs that give insight into such wisdom. Lior’s voice is frequently emotionally charged, always shows security and a musical tonal balance with the orchestra and reveals a heightened sense of communication throughout the recording. The orchestral sound frequently reminding us of Westlake’s percussion concerto, “When the Clock Strikes Me” is often vigorous and appropriately aggressive which provides much excitement and attraction. Overall, this work is impressive, stunning and captivating. And turn up your speakers to listen! - Emyr Evans

The four works on this disc draw on personal ideas to create new musical responses. Aheym, meaning “homeward” in Yiddish, is a glance at his Jewish origins and a commemoration of a particular New York park. Little Blue Something is inspired by Czech folk music, and Tenebre, with pre-recorded vocals by Sufjan Stevens, is based on the Holy Week service of extinguishing candles. In Dessner’s hands, it takes on the more general (and inverse) view of moving from darkness to light. The beautiful choral tones of the Brooklyn Youth Choir feature in Tour Eiffel, along with electric guitar, piano, percussion and string quartet. The Kronos Quartet’s performance is remarkably dynamic and intelligent. It is biting, edgy stuff,

aligning with the thrust of this Quartet, which continues to explore new composers who have new things to say. - Barry Walmsley

Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53; Romance for Violin and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 11; Mazurka for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 49; Humoresque for violin and piano. The CD contains all the works listed above recorded in a studio in June 2013; the DVD contains the Concerto and the Romance recorded at a concert in the Philharmonie in Berlin in February 2013. Of the two, I preferred the studio recording. But in fact Anne-Sophie Mutter gives technically and musically impeccable performances of all the works with orchestra presented here and both she and the conductor thoroughly deserve the magnificent ovation at the end of the concert. Even Dvorak’s most enthusiastic admirers confess that the Concerto is not

one of his greatest works. It is perhaps not surprising that the famous violinist Joseph Joachim, to whom the concerto is dedicated and who advised Dvorak over a long period on its composition, never performed it. In some respects the Romance in F minor, with its magical opening pages, is a finer work. Nevertheless, as performed here, the concerto is well worth hearing, particularly the energetic final movement. The Mazurka is a lesser composition, although it makes pleasant enough listening. In the over-familiar Humoresque, both the violinist and her accompanist sound a little tentative and the recording here is not as successful as it is in the works with orchestra. - Richard Gate


SWINGING ON THE VINE BIG BEN - KING OF THE TENORS

“Give me the Bodgies and Widgies anytime”! My words are lost in the swirling wind sweeping outside my Hunter Valley hideaway after another day of devastating heat. Big J nods his head sagely and then, in appreciation, slurps with piggy delight as I fill his bowl with the fruit of the red grape. Once again I am trying to ascertain the meaning of life in this gadgetobsessed pop culture, the 21st century’s sound bite age with its short attention span. The Voice calls me the ultimate grump, forgetting that although a Neanderthal with class I also have a sharply honed intellect. The despicable Clifford has just left along with Brett, his latest “friend”. With a name like that one would imagine a hunk, square-jawed and broad shouldered; settle down girls, life is full of disappointments. Brett is a lard bucket whose breath could stun a pit bull at 20 paces -and even worse, he has the dreaded Narcissistic Order Syndrome. Not only that, his main aim in life is to be a micro celebrity but what else would you expect from a Millennial? [Millennials: Born from early 1980s to 2000. The “Generation Me” with its overtones of narcissism and entitlement.] I was waiting for a scream of “manners” by The Voice as Brett sat beside Clifford ignoring the chilled white wine and everyone else. When not texting someone, he discreetly placed the mobile phone in his trouser pocket. With a glazed look on his face, he would await the returning text message - early symptoms of the Phantom Pocket Vibrato Syndrome. And today everyone is a critic thanks to Twitter. Opinions, no matter how daft are aired at random as if they are important or earth-shattering. As I told Brett with some amusement: “They are like a certain part of our anatomy. We all have one but who cares?’’ My statement was greeted with stony silence. Reality TV has been described as documentaries of narcissists. Where would we be without the joys of tabloid TV! Pretty female co-presenters are the rage; can’t be too blokey! And what about those wonderful “blockbusters’’ dancing programs and “talent” quests; forget any tantalising of the intellectual senses. I splutter in disgust coughing red wine over my sweet chilli plants. (They have never looked better; a modest observation!) Filling my glass once again I lose myself in the reflective beauty of Ben Webster’s tenor saxophone, tender and introspective as he caresses Time On My Hands from Soulville, his

Ben Webster. Photo – William P Gottlieb collection, Library of Congress

classic 1957 album on Norman Granz’s Verve label with Oscar Peterson. It was written in 1930 by Vincent Youmans, one of the great songsmiths, and recorded the following year by a 15-year-old Lee Wiley but I digress . . . With Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young, Webster was one of the founding emperors of the jazz tenor saxophone. Hawkins more or less invented it; Young reinvented it tonally and melodically. And Webster? Up until he joined the Duke in late 1939, listeners generally recognised the influence of Hawkins. But with Ellington he fell under the sway of the Duke’s greatest soloist Johnny Hodges developing his own musical personality - an enormous lyrical sound and an easy direct swing. The great alto saxophonist taught Webster about tone and emotion which satisfied his listeners in a way that Hawkins and Young, for all their genius, never did. His solos with Ellington are some of the finest in jazz history. As for ballads, he seemed to breathe a ballad rather than play them. Phrases would begin with a whispering breath before growing majestically into a full tone then melting back. A ballad by Webster was intimate but never sentimental. Few if any, probably only Stan Getz, could match his ballad artistry during the 1950s. However, by 1964, caught by The Beatles on one side and the jazz avant garde of John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman on the other, Webster found his wonderful sound unfashionable. (Whatever happened to good taste I mutter, spraying more red wine over my sweet basil as I splutter in disgust). That year he received an invitation to play a month-long engagement

at Ronnie Scott’s club in London. On arrival he found that he was idolised not only in the United Kingdom but also Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands. He joined the dozens of black American jazz musicians who migrated to Europe in the 1950s and 1960s. But Webster had a Jekyll and Hyde personality; sober he was as sweet as cream but when drunk more than lived up to the name he was known among American musicians -“The Brute”. The problem in Europe was that many of their top musicians tended to be amateurish. Unable to support him like American musicians they ended up in his wake. This aggravated his drinking to such an extent he began turning up at clubs drunk or missing engagements altogether. His playing deteriorated. At times it was incoherent. It was a losing battle with the bottle which ended with his death in 1973. There are many stories about Webster such as after a 1971 concert in Oslo when the musicians were formally introduced to the Crown Prince of Norway. They had all been introduced except one - Ben Webster, whose legs were in poor shape. To the sound of curses and groans Webster ascended the staircase and staggered through the door. The Crown Prince’s aide, almost speechless as decorum was trashed, proceeded with his introduction nervously waving Webster in the direction of the Crown Prince who nodded regally. Webster lunged forward, slapped the Crown Prince on the back yelling: “Ben Webster, King of the Tenor - pleased to meet you Prince!” A man after my own heart; I fill Big J’s bowl as I raise another glass in salute …. - Patrick D Maguire March 2014

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JAZZ CD REVIEWS Discourse with Kevin Jones

I LOVE BEING HERE WITH YOU Judy Carmichael www.judycarmichael.com www.jazzinspired.com

✶✶✶✶ In Australia, pianist Judy Carmichael is known as one of the finest exponents of the swing and stride styles on the jazz scene today. Overseas she is also renowned for her weekly radio show Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired - broadcast over more than 170 radio stations in the United States and Canada. Her guest on this always lively and intelligent conversational program this year include pianists Bill Charlap and Rossano Sportiello and bassist Jay Leonhart. On her latest album she has put her rhythmically infectious

pianistics aside to show what a fine vocalist she all get a chance to shine, especially the admirable is; we first got a glimpse of this ability on her Allen with his timeless tenor sound. With same 2008 release Come And Get It. Judy admits she group and same format - more please! has always loved singing but the reason for the late flowering of this talent is really very simple: she had two operations for nodes on her vocal chords as a teenager. Her desire, as she says, to “unleash her inner Peggy Lee” bears a rich harvest on this impressive set. Carmichael reinterprets Lee’s breathy style on 11 standards, including two written by Lee - I Don’t Know Enough About You and the title track with her own additional lyrics. Daniel Craig would be impressed. She also shows a penchant for sultry ballads such as Say It Isn’t So and The Lamp Is Low. Her accompanying musicians Harry Allen, pianist Mike Renzi and Leonhart -

It was with some sadness that I listened to these recordings from 1998 until 2001 by the 10-piece group Swing Fever, one of the icons of the San Francisco jazz scene, with guest appearances by the “Grand Masters of Jazz” - trumpet and flugelhorn player Clark Terry, vibraphonist Terry Gibbs and clarinettist Buddy DeFranco. Their contributions to the music, both individually and collectively, are immense. Gibbs, now 88, and DeFranco, 90, have both defied the passing years and are still playing with energy and GRAND MASTERS OF JAZZ fluency. However, at the time of writing of this Swing Fever with Clark Terry, Buddy review, Terry was in ill health and his playing DeFranco and Terry Gibbs days, glorious as they were, appear to be over. OpenArt OA07452 To hear his muted trumpet on Topsy, his vibrant

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Jack Teagarden, especially after World War Two, was too often identified as a Dixieland musician. However, using Coleman Hawkins as an example, the great trombonist was a giant whose playing defied being categorised in any one jazz era or genre. These live recordings from 1959-61 at the New York club The Roundtable, originally released on the Roulette label, combine variety, showmanship and fine musicianship not only from Mr T himself in top form but also from the other members of his sextet who included an exceptional stride pianist in Don Ewell. He not only plays brilliantly throughout but had a hand in the arrangements. There is also some impressive

flugelhorn on Swingin’ The Blues and the humour of his vocalising on I Want A Lïttle Girl and banter with a young Jackie Ryan early in her career on Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone reminds us once again of his stature in the jazz world. There’s so much to enjoy here: Gibbs steaming through Air Mail Special, DeFranco at his inventive best on Speak Low and Ryan’s emerging talent on East Of The Sun. And then there’s Swing Fever led by trombonist Bryan Gould, a working band for more than 35 years. It plays the music of its choice with passion and showcases the three stars to perfection. Spiced with anecdotes from the “Masters” this set is a delight, both aurally and visually; it also includes a DVD and booklet.

trumpet from Don Goldie, whose father Harry Goldfield played the same instrument with Paul Whiteman when Teagarden was a member of that organisation. Listen to Goldie’s slashing solo on High Society as he parodies the tune’s traditional clarinet solo. He once caustically claimed that the group’s clarinettist Henry Cuesta “couldn’t play it properly anyhow”. For all that, Cuesta is effective both as a soloist and in the ensembles. But the star of this valuable reissue, as would be expected, is Teagarden - his matchless trombone sounds effortless on the traditional warhorses (such as Basin Street Blues and Riverboat Shuffle). His lyricism is matched by his vocals, especially on Old Folks, one of vocalist and instrumentalist are given full rein. the final four tracks from a 1962 session with An essential purchase. strings arranged by Bob Brookmeyer. Goldie is the perfect foil as Teagarden’s great talents as a March 2014

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March Fine Music Digital Schedule Time Monday

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Friends & Strangers

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In Conversation with Michael Morton-Evans (repeats)

7, 14, 21, 28 March

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Treasures of Recorded Music with Randolph Magri-Overend

4 Mar - Nicole Car (15 Jan 2014)

The Voices - the Roles

Feature artist or Sydney Symphony with Andrew Bukenya (2nd Fri of month)

with Angela Cockburn

11 Mar - Morris D Robinson (21 Jan 2014) 18 Mar - Andrew Hagger (29 Jan 2014) 25 Mar - Laura Hamilton (5 Feb 2014)

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Jazz Biography highlighting a musician and their work

Jazz in Concert – live recordings


March Program Highlights THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT Tuesday 4 March 2.30pm This period in history refers to a cultural movement of intellectuals, philosophers, scientists, authors and composers during the period of about 1650 to 1800. Of the many composers of that period, our program on this day features Beethoven’s cello sonata no 2, a brief overture from Salieri, and works by two lesser composers – an orchestral work by French composer, Antoine Dauvergne and the Piano Concerto in E-flat by Austrian composer, Anton Eberl. COMPOSER FOCUS: AARON COPLAND Thursday 6 March 9am Aaron Copland, who later in life was referred to as the “Dean of American Music”, was born in Brooklyn in 1900 and lived to the ripe old age of 90. Composer, teacher, lecturer and conductor, he became the most famous American musical icon of the 20th century. He was first introduced to music by piano lessons given by his sister. Formal studies followed and by the age of 15 he realised that music composition was to be his vocation. After high school, his parents allowed him to continue his music education in Paris under the guidance of Isidor Philipp and Paul Vidal. Nadia Boulanger recognised Copland’s talents and accepted him as one of her students in the early 1920s. Her teachings greatly influenced his musical development and compositional activities. Copland’s first work was published in 1920. When he returned to the United States in 1925 he was well on his way to becoming a full time composer. In the 1930s he travelled widely in Europe, Africa and Mexico, collecting ideas for compositions from home and abroad. The creative period of Copland’s life continued for a further 60 years. Some of his regularly performed popular works include: El Salon Mexico; Billy the Kid; Quiet City; Rodeo; Appalachian Spring; Fanfare for the Common Man; symphonies, and clarinet and piano concertos. Some of these are featured in this program. ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM: CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH Friday 7 March 2.30pm This program celebrates the 300th birthday of C P E Bach, the most famous of the four professional composer sons of J S Bach. Nurtured and musically guided by his father, young Carl displayed a great deal of talent. On his father’s insistence, after graduating from the St Thomas School in Leipzig, he commenced

law studies in the same city and later graduated from Frankfurt University. At age 24, however, he realised that his vocation was composing music. In the same period his development as a keyboard player flourished to the extent that in his late twenties he was considered one of the foremost clavier players in Europe. Royal patronage was necessary to succeed in life in the 18th century and C P E Bach was privileged to be appointed to the Court of Frederick the Great. During his composing period of over five decades, he composed over 900 works. The list is impressive including over 200 keyboard sonatas, 150 chamber works, 100 instrumental concertos, symphonies, passions, cantatas, motets and so on. Our program will include five of his compositions, sure to be enjoyed. THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Friday 14 March 8pm After the Classical period of music in the 18th century, the Romantic period occupied the whole of the 19th century. A large number of well-known and lesser known composers further enriched the music repertoire of their predecessors, much to the enjoyment of many generations since that time. This program includes five works from eminent composers of the period. SPOTLIGHT ON EGYPTIAN CHARMS Saturday 15 March 9.30am Over the centuries many composers have been inspired to create works relating to a particular subject, for example a type of dance such as a tarantella or a waltz or a polka. Other subjects could be a city or a country. It is always intriguing to hear various composers’ approach to such a project through connections both direct and indirect. So in this program we have the musical responses of no less than seven composers to Egypt. OPERA COMPOSERS SANS OPERA Monday 17 March 2pm In the minds of classical music lovers, the names of Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and others immediately equate with the wonderful operas they have written. Perhaps not as well known is that most of these famous opera composers have created a number of great works quite apart from their operatic activities. This program shows the versatility, away from the operatic field, of six very famous composers, starting with a bassoon concerto by Rossini and concluding with a symphony by Gounod. A revelation.

Richard Tognetti. Photo - Paul Henderson-Kelly

ARTIST OF CHOICE: RICHARD TOGNETTI Tuesday 25 March 9am Richard Tognetti AO is one of Australia’s best known personalities, not only in the field of music but in other fields too. His contribution as a violinist, composer, arranger and conductor has greatly elevated Australia’s musical standing both at home and internationally. His direct activity as Artistic Director and Leader of the Australian Chamber Orchestra over more than twenty years has brought fame and international recognition to this great ensemble. Tognetti has also appeared many times as soloist with all Australian symphony orchestras and many overseas orchestras to great acclaim. He has received many awards over the years including the Order of Australia. Listen to his artistry in this morning’s program. - Frank Morrison NOT TO BE MISSED Tuesday 4 March 2.30pm The Age of Enlightenment Thursday 6 March 9am Composer Focus: Aaron Copland Friday 14 March 8pm The Romantic Century Saturday 15 March 9.30am Egyptian Charms Monday 17 March 2pm Opera Composers Sans Opera Tuesday 25 March 9am Artist of Choice: Richard Tognetti CONTINUING SERIES Every Wednesday 3pm The Symphonies of Haydn Wednesdays 8pm At the Opera: Legendary Met Performances - I Pagliaccci and Suor Angelica, Wednesday 12 March, and Boris Godunov, Wednesday 19 March. ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM Friday 7 March 2.30pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach March 2014

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Saturday 1 March 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 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 9:30 SPOTLIGHT ON OVERTURES THROUGH THE YEARS Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Lully, J-B. Overture and suite from Amadis (1684). Collegium Aureum/Reinhard Peters. LP Harmonia Mundi HM 20322 23 Purcell, H. Overture to The fairy queen (1692). Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Ronald Thomas. Chandos CHAN 8424 7 Handel, G. Overture and ballet music from Alcina, HWV34 (1735). Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Decca 480 1388 21 Gluck, C. Overture to Euristeo. Rhenish CO/ Jan Corazolla. Christophorus CHE 0064-2 6 Mozart, W. Overture to The magic flute, K620 (1791). Australian Opera & Ballet O/Richard Bonynge. ABC 434 140-2 7 Rossini, G. Overture to Semiramide (1823). Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki. ABC 434 713-2 12 Donizetti, G. Overture to Roberto Devereux (1837). London SO/Richard Bonynge. Decca 440 844-2 6 Wagner, R. Overture to Rienzi (1838-40). Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta. Decca 475 7470 12 Verdi, G. Overture to La forza del destino (1869). BBC PO/Edward Downes. Chandos CHAN 9788 8 11:30 ON PARADE Music that’s band Prepared by Owen Fisher Lavatt-Cooper, P. Overture: Enter the galaxies. Cory Band/Robert Childs. Doyen DOYCD 264 3 Roper, A. I-tiidley-I-tie. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/George Thompson. LP Astor GFS 797 5 Seitz, R. University of Pennsylvania march. Allentown Band/Ronald Demkee. Doyen DOY 195 3 Liszt, F. Les preludes. Hammonds Sauce Works Band/Geoffrey Whitham. LP Decca SB 327 12 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 22

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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

Coleridge-Taylor, S. Hiawatha’s wedding feast, op 30 no 1 (1898). Richard Lewis, ten; Royal Choral Society; Philharmonia O/Malcolm Sargent. LP HMV ESD 7161 32

14:00 ST DAVID’S DAY CELEBRATED Prepared by Emyr Evans

18:00 FOCUS ON FOLK Folk Federation of NSW with Paul Jackson

Williams, R. Llanfair. London Welsh Male Choirs/Alwyn Humphreys. Sain SCD 2476

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

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Hoddinott, A. Quodlibet on Welsh tunes. Fine Arts Brass Ensemble. Nimbus NI 5466 11 Gareth, G. Malltraeth and scherzo. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Andrew Penny. Marco Polo 8.225048

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Rossini, G. Ai capricci della sorte, from The Italian girl in Algiers (1816). Cecilia Bartoli, mezz; Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; O dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome/Myung-Whun Chung, Decca 458 928-2 7 Jones, D. Symphony no 7 (1971). Royal PO/ Charles Groves. Lyrita SRCD 329 22 Thomas, J. Dafydd y Garreg wen. Lipman Harp Duo. Naxos 8.570372

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Williams, G. Fantasia on Welsh nursery tunes. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Andrew Penny. Marco Polo 8.225048 11 Trad. Ar Lan y Mor, Dafydd y Garreg wen. Elinor Bennett, hp. Sain SCD 4041

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Davies, H. Walford Solemn melody (1908). Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Andrew Penny. Marco Polo 8.225048 4 Jenkins, K. Kayama. Côr Seirol; BBC Welsh NO/Karl Jenkins. Sain SCD 2404 7

Kálmán, E. Excerpts from Die Csárdásfürstin. Yvonne Kenny, sop; Mojca Erdmann, sop; Michael Roider, ten; Marko Kathol, ten; Slovak Philharmonic Ch; Slovak RSO/Richard Bonynge. Naxos 8.660105-06 19 Stolz, R. Excerpts from Wenn die kleinen Veilchen blühen. Hedy Fassler, sop; Melitta Muszeley, sop; Ferry Gruber, ten; Rudolf Schock, ten; Weiner Volksoper Ch & O/Robert Stolz. Eurodisc 258 367 18 Lehár, F. Excerpts from Giuditta. Anneliese Rothenberger, sop; Christine Görner, sop; Nicolai Gedda, ten; Erich Kuchar, ten; Gärtnerplaz Ch; Graunke SO/Willy Mattes. Kaiser K0863422 18 20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL 2013 Crossroads Festival: Concert 1 Recorded by Greg Ghavalas for FINE MUSIC Vivaldi, A. Double concerto in A minor, RV522 (pub. 1711; arr.). Sarah Wang; vn; Grace Xiao, vn; Alicia Poon, vn; Andrew Liang, vn; Meiyi Wang, vn; Hugo Hui, vn; Ruyi Zhang, vn; Yuan Shaw, vn. 12 Tavener, J. Excerpts from The protecting veil (1987). Christopher Pidcock, vc. 20 Saint-Saëns, C. Introduction and rondo capriccioso, op 28 (1863). Fox Chan, vn.

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Vaughan Williams, R. The lark ascending (1914/20). Grace Clifford, vn. 16 Mahler, G. Adagietto, from Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor (1901-02). 9

Walters, G. A Gwent suite. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Andrew Penny. Marco Polo 8.225048

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Massenet, J. Meditation, from Thaïs (1894). 7 Hubay, J. Fantasie brilliante.

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Harry Ward, vn (2 above) Handel, G. Sta nell’ircana, from Alcina, HWV34 (1735). Elke Hook, sop; Victoria Lambourn, mezz. 6 Sibelius, J. Finlandia, op 26 (1899-1900). Central Coast SO/Christopher Bearman (all above) 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

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Sunday 2 March 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

16:00 AUSTRALIA QUARTET: INSPIRATIONS Recorded by Joanne Wroblewska for FINE MUSIC

12:00 SPEAK EASY, SWING HARD with Richard Hughes The Golden Era of jazz, as seen through the knowledge and experience of one of Australia’s leading exponents

Mahler, G. Piano quartet in A minor, op 1. 9

Ketèlbey, A. Dance of the merry mascots (1932). Michael Reeves, pf; London Promenade O/Alexander Faris. Philips 400 011-2 7

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

Elgar, E. Three Bavarian dances, op 27 (1897). Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar. Chandos CHAN 6544 13

14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL From gardens to wilderness Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Rabaud, H. Maroûf, Cobbler of Cairo (1914). Loire PO/Pierre Dervaux. EMI CDM 7 63951 2 15

Ketèlbey, A. In a monastery garden (1915). Slovak Philharmonic Male Ch; Slovak RSO/ Adrian Leaper. Naxos 8.554710 6

Tomlinson, E. First suite of English folk dances (1951). Light Music Society O/Vivian Dunn. EMI 7 64131 2 14 10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music from the Classical era Prepared by Barrie Brockwell Sacchini, A. Overture to Oedipe à Colone (1786). New Philharmonia O/Raymond Leppard. Philips 446 569-2 5 Stamitz, C. Trio in G. Members of Quartetto Telemann. Syrinx SY 0001-2 131 11 Haydn, J. Sonata in C, Hob.XVI:48 (1789). MarcAndré Hamelin, pf. Hyperion CDA67710 12 Garcia, M. Yo que soy contrabandista, from El poeta calculista (1805). Cecilia Bartoli, mezz; Claudio Mermoud, gui; Elena Vicini, castanet; O La Scintilla/Adám Fischer. Decca 475 9077 2 Moreira, A. Sinfonia (1803). Algarve O/Alvaro Cassuto. Naxos 8.557207 5 Boccherini, L. Quintet no 2 in E (1798). Pepe Romero, gui; Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Philips 438 769-2 15 Hummel, J. Rondo all’Ungherese, op 107 no 6 (c1825). Howard Shelley, pf. Chandos CHAN 9807 5 Beethoven, L. Violin concerto in D, op 61 (1806). Thomas Zehetmair, vn; O of the 18th Century/Franz Brüggen. Philips 462 123-2 41

Debussy, C. Gardens in the rain, from Estampes (1903); Reflections in the water; Goldfish, from Images. bk 2 (1907). Roger Woodward, pf. ABC 472 170-2

Schnittke, A. Piano quartet (after Mahler). 9 Kats-Chernin, E. Winter, from Seasons (2011). 10 Suk, J. Piano quartet in A minor, op 1 (1891). 24 Australia Quartet (all above) 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Meg Matthews

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Boyd, A. Goldfish through summer rain (1979). Geoffrey Collins, fl; David Miller, pf. Tall Poppies TP127 5 Schubert, F. Die Forelle, D550 (c1817-20). Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Malcolm Martineau, pf. DG 449 190-2 2 Vivaldi, A. Flute concerto in D, RV428, Goldfinch. Paul Curtis, fl; Sydney SO/David McBride. ABC 438 192-2 10

Hymns: Forty days and forty nights; Lord of the dance; Loving shepherd of thy sheep. Choir of Wells Cathedral; Rupert Gough, org; Malcolm Archer, cond. Hyperion 12103-4 8 Vivaldi, A. Magnificat, RV610 (1720s). Emma Kirkby, sop; Miriam Allan, sop; Josie Ryan, sop; Anna Fraser, mezz; David Greco, bass; Philip Chu, ten; Cantillation; O of the Antipodes/ Antony Walker. ABC 476 5255 14 Bach, C.P.E. Who is so worthy as you? (1774). Rheinische Kantorei das Kleine Konzert/ Hermann Max. 5 Capriccio 10 209 Bach, J.S. Jesus is this dark world’s light, BWV474; Now is the mournful time, BWV450. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/David Willcocks. 7 ALC Alto 1181

Dvorák, A. Silent woods, op 68 no 5 (1893). Raphael Wallfisch, vc; Linn Hendry, pf. Chandos CHAN 6552 5

Parry, H. Hear my words ye people. City of Bath Choir; Bath Abbey Choir; Marcus Sealy, org; Peter King, cond. Priory PRCD 666 15

Respighi, O. The birds (1927). Australian CO/ Christopher Lyndon-Gee. Omega OCD 1007 19

18:00 CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY Light of day - Segovia archive Prepared by Dan Sharkey

Rameau, J-P. Amorous nightingales, from Hippolyte and Aricie (1733). Kathrin Graf, sop; Peter Lukas Graf, fl; Alexander van Wijnkoop, vn; Raffaele Altwegg, vc; Michio Kobayashi, hpd. Claves 50-604 7

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Martinu, B. Butterflies and birds of paradise (1920). Esther Flückiger, pf. Nuova Era 7057 6

Fornerod, A. Prelude.

Treloar, P. Night sounds at Ranthambour (1983) Ros Dunlop, cl; tape realised by the composer. Fine Musiucx recording 17 Sculthorpe, P. Kakadu (1988). Sydney SO/ Stuart Challender. ABC 434 715-2 15

Gilardino, A. Colloquio con Andrés Segovia. 7 3

Ermanno Brignolo, gui (all above) Brilliant Classics 9427 19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Donizetti, G. Udite, uddite, O rustici, from L’elisir d’amore (1832). Rolando Panerai, bar; Ch & O del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Gabriele Ferro. 7 DG 469 686-2 March 2014

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Sunday 2 March Tchaikovsky, P. First scene chorus, from The queen of spades (1890). Sofia National Opera Ch & O/Rouslan Raychev. Sonatina 165 020-2 2 Weber, C.M. Vater hör’ mich fleh’n zu Dir, from Oberon (1826). Plácido Domingo, ten; Bavarian RSO/Rafael Kubelik. Belart 450 121-2 4 Mozart, W. Excerpts from Idomeneo, K366 (1781). Anneliese Rothenberger, sop; Adolf Dallapozza, ten; Staatskapelle Dresden/Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt. Brilliant Classics 99738/2 12 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Jennifer Foong Handel, G. Sinfonia from Saul (1738). Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr. ABC 481 0615 11 Ries, F. Symphony no 3 in E flat, op 90 (c1820). Zurich CO/Howard Griffiths. cpo 999 547-2 24 Dubois, T. Concerto-capriccioso in C minor (1876). Cédric Tiberghien, pf; BBC Scottish SO/ Andrew Manze. Hyperion CDA67931 16 Elgar, E. Cello concerto in E minor, op 85 (191819). Paul Tortelier, vc; Royal PO/Charles Groves. RPO 8012 28 21:00 NEW HORIZONS In Russia Prepared by Phil Vendy Ornstein, L. Sonata no 7 (1988). Janice Weber, pf. Naxos 8.559104 17 Gubaidulina, S. In croce (1979). Members of Telesto Trio. Telesto Trio 16 Artyomov, V. Gurian hymn (1986). Evgeni Smirnov, vn; Tatiana Grindenko, vn; Elen Ajemova, vn; Moscow Philharmonic SO/Dmitri Kitaenko. Melodiya SUCD 10-00078 14 Schnittke, A. Viola concerto, op 33 (1985). Yuri Bashmet, va; USSR Ministry of Culture SO/ Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Melodiya SUCD 10-00068 35 22:30 ULTIMA THULE Ambient and atmospheric music: www. ultimathule.info for detailed playlist

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Monday 3 March 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 Madilina Tresca Handel, G. Harp concerto in D minor, HWV309 (1740-51; arr. Zabaleta). Nicanor Zabaleta, hp; English CO/Garcia Navarro. DG 469 544-2 Kreisler, F. Liebesfreud (c1926; arr. Rachmaninov). Howard Shelley, pf. Hyperion CDS 44048

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Pachelbel, J. Suite for lute in F sharp minor (arr. Söllscher). Göran Söllscher, gui. DG 474 815-2 8 Shostakovich, D. Suite from MoscowCheryomushki, op 105 (1959; arr. Cornall). Philadelphia O/Riccardo Chailly. London 452 597-2

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10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Sheila Catzel Bridge, F. Suite for strings (1909-10). BBC Welsh NO/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 10246

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Britten, B. Piano concerto in D, op 13 (1938/45). Steven Osborne, pf; BBC Scottish SO/Ilan Volkov. Hyperion CDA67625 32 Mozart, W. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K550 (1788). English CO/Jeffrey Tate. EMI 5 74185 2 28 11:30 CHAMBER ENCORE Prepared by Sheila Catzel Mozart, W. String quintet no 5 in D, alternative finale, K593 (1790). Louise Williams, va; The Lindsays. ASV DCA 1018 5 Britten, B. Introduction and rondo alla burlesca, op 23 no 1 (1940). Stephen Hough, pf; Ronan O’Hora, pf. Virgin VC 7 91203-2 9 Bridge, F. Phantasie quartet in F sharp minor (1910). Maggini Quartet. Naxos 8.553718 11 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 ROMANTIC SONATAS FOR TWO Prepared by Phil Vendy Reinecke, C. Sonata, op 167, Undine (c1885). Robert Aitken, fl; Robin McCabe, pf. BIS 183 20 Barber, S. Sure on this shining night, from Four songs, op 13 no 3 (1938). Cheryl Studer, sop; John Browning, pf. DG 435 867-2 2

Saint-Saëns, C. Sonata, op 166 (1921). Colin Maier, ob; Alison Wiebe, pf. Ontario Arts Council CMCD 001 11 Mendelssohn, F. Violin sonata in F minor, op 4 (1823). Nomos Duo. Naxos 8.554725 20 14:00 CLASSICAL ERA FAVOURITES Prepared by Frank Morrison Hummel, J. Mandolin concerto in G (1799). Dorina Frati, mand; I Solisti di Fiesole/Nicola Paszkowski. Dynamic CDS 128 18 Krommer, F. Quartet in E flat, op 46 no 2 (1804). Eckart Hübner, bn; Johannes Lüthy, va; Steuart Eaton, va; Reinhard Latzko, vc. cpo 999 297-2 21 Haydn, J. Sonata no 6 in C, Hob.XVI:10 (bef. 1767). Jenö Jandó, pf. Naxos 8.553824 9 Reicha, A. 18 Variations and a fantasy on Mozart’s Se vuol ballare, op 51 (1804). JeanPierre Rampal, fl; Isaac Stern, vn; Mstislav Rostropovich, vc. Sony SK 44568 17 Beethoven, L. Symphony no 6 in F, op 68, Pastoral (1808). Vienna PO/Simon Rattle. EMI 5 57448 2 44 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 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Phil Vendy Roslavets, N. Dances of the white maidens (1912). Lachezar Kostov, vc; Viktor Valkov, pf. Naxos 8.570996 7 Juon, P. Sextet in C minor, op 22 (1902). Thomas Grossenbacher, vc; Oliver Triendl, pf; Carmina Quartett. cpo 777 507-2 38 Kastalsky, A. When Augustus ruled alone upon earth. Estonian Phiharmonic Chamber Choir/Paul Hillier. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907410 3 Grechaninov, A. The lane: five children’s songs, op 89. Elisabeth Söderström, sop; Vladimir Ashkenazy, pf. Decca 476 2511 9 Medtner, N. Sonata no 2 in G, op 44 (1927). Lydia Mordkovitch, vn; Geoffrey Tozer, pf. Chandos 9293 39 Shostakovich, D. The tale of the priest and his worker Balda, op 36 (1934). State Cinematographic O/Walter Mnatsakanov. Delos DRD 2005 15


Tuesday 4 March

Salvatore Accardo

Jean Martinon

Yo-Yo Ma

0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Ravel, M. Piano concerto in D minor for the left hand (1931). Pascal Rogé, pf; Montreal SO/ Charles Dutoit. Decca 410 230-2 19

Brahms, J. Alto rhapsody, op 53 (1869). Brigitte Fassbänder, cont; Prague Philharmonic Choir; Czech PO/Giuseppe Sinopoli. DG 419 737-2 14

Saint-Saëns, C. Symphony no 3 in C minor, op 78, Organ (1886). Marie-Claire Alain, org; French National RO/Jean Martinon. apex 8573 89244 2 35

Janácek, L. Sinfonietta (1926). Czech PO/Jirí Belohlávek. Chandos CHAN 8897 23

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: Salvatore Accardo Prepared by Di Cox Vivaldi, A. Sonata in D minor, RV63, La Follia. Franco Gulli, vn; Rohan de Saram, vc; Bruno Canino, hpd. Newton 8802034 11 Mozart, W. Sonata in F, K376 (1781). Bruno Canino, pf. Nuova Era 6784 19 Paganini, N. Variations on Rossini’s Non più mesta accanto al fuoco, from Cinderella (1817). London PO/Charles Dutoit. DG 423 717-2 12 Ravel, M. Gypsy air, concert rhapsody (1924). London SO/Claudio Abbado. DG 427 314-2 10 Salvatore Accardo, vn (all above)

11:30 ON POLISH THEMES Prepared by Elaine Siversen Lyadov, A. Variations on a Polish folk theme, op 51 (1901). Stephen Coombs, pf. Hyperion CDA 66986 12 Scharwenka, X. Four Polish dances, op 47 (pub 1879). Seta Tanyel, pf. Collins 14742 14 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 A MUSICAL CAVALCADE Prepared by Rex Burgess

14:30 THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT Prepared by Philip Lidbury Salieri, A. Overture to Rich for a day (1784). Czecho-Slovak RSO/Michael Dittrich. 4 Naxos 8.554838 Dauvergne, A. Concert de simphonies in A, op 4 no 2 (pub. 1751). Concerto Cologne. FNAC 592295 24 Beethoven, L. Sonata no 2 in G minor, op 5 no 2 (1796). Yo-Yo Ma, vc; Emanuel Ax, pf. CBS M2K 42446 26 Eberl, A. Piano concerto in E flat, op 40. Paolo Giacometti, fp; Cologne Academy/Michael Alexander Willens. cpo 777354-2 27 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Andrew Dziedzic

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Anne Irish

Hässler, J. Grand sonata in C. Alexander Bakhchiyev, Yelena Sorokina, pf. Chandos CHAN 9418

Fauré, G. Masques et bergamasques, op 112 (1919). BBC PO/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 9416 14

Lawes, W. Royall Consort no 10 in B flat. The Greate Consort/Monica Huggett. ASV GAU 147 12

Dukas, P. The sorcerer’s apprentice (1897). French NO/Lorin Maazel. CBS MYK 42610 12

Boccherini, L. Piano quintet in E flat, op 56 no 3 (1797). Les Adieux. Harmonia Mundi GD77053 15

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Wednesday 5 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Prepared by Angela Bell Weiss, S. Sonata no 5 in G. Robert Barto, lute. Naxos 8.553988 21 Eyck, J. Phyllis, pretty shepherdess, from the Flute’s garden of delight (pub. 1654). Eric Bosgraaf, rec. Brilliant Classics 93391 3 Bach, J.S. Two-part inventions, BWV772-86 (1723). Angela Hewitt, pf. Hyperion CDA66746 20 Walther, J.G. Concerto del Signor Torelli. Craig Cramer, org. Naxos 8.554317 9 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Heather Sykes Moeran, E.J. Serenade in G (1948). Ulster O/ Vernon Handley. Chandos CHAN 8808 24 Karlowicz, M. Violin concerto in A, op 8 (1902). Ilya Kaler, vn; Warsaw PO/Antoni Wit. Naxos 8.572274 29 Sibelius, J. Symphony no 3 in C, op 52 (1907). Adelaide SO/Arvo Volmer. ABC 476 3947 28

Moeran, E.J. Irish love song; The lake island; Autumn woods; At the horse fair (1919). Iris Loveridge, pf. Lyrita REAM 1103 13

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13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI Young Virtuosi Award Semi finals with Troy Fil; recorded by Greg Ghavalis Featuring oboist Ennes Mehmedbasic Proudly sponsored by Sydney Piano World and Sauter Pianos 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 Paganini, N. Variations on Barucabà, op 14 (1903-04). Scott St John, vn; Simon Wynberg, gui. Naxos 8.550690 11 Krommer, F. Quartet in E flat, op 69. Dieter Klöcker, cl; Consortium Classicum. cpo 999 141-2 19 Haydn, J. Symphony in C, Hob.I:42 (1771). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 24

11:30 MORE MOERAN Prepared by Heather Sykes

Fantasy quartet (1946). Sarah Francis, ob; members of English String Quartet. Chandos ABRD 1114

Ennes Mehmedbasic. Photo - Robert Catto, robertcatto.com

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 Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Gluck, C. La rencontre imprévue. Comic opera in three acts. Libretto by Louis Dancourt after Alan Rene Lesage and Dórneval’s Les Pelerins de la Mecque; previously unperformed version restored by Bruce Alan Brown. First performed (in revised version) Vienna, 1764. REZIA: Lynne Dawson, sop BALKIS: Claudine Le Coz, sop DARDANÉ: Catherine Dubosc, sop AMINE: Sophie Marin-Degor, sop ALI: Guy de Mey, ten OSMIN: Jean-Luc Viala, ten SULTAN: Guy Flechter, ten CALENDER: Gilles Cachemaille, bass Monteverdi Choir: Lyon Opera O/John Eliot Gardiner. Erato 2564 69562-0 1:47 Believing his beloved Rezia is dead, Ali condemns himself to a vagabond existence. But she has been captured by the Sultan in Cairo who desires, but respects, her. When Ali turns up in Cairo, Rezia sends three maidservants, Balikis, Dardane and Amine, to tempt him, but he remains faithful to her memory. Ali’s servant, Osmin, helps Rezia escape from the harem but a dervish Calender betrays them. The Sultan, moved by the lovers’ constancy, pardons them all and Rezia and Ali are reunited. 22:00 THE TANKSTREAM QUARTET Recorded by Kerry Joyner for FINE MUSIC Mozart, W. String quartet in E flat, K428 (1783).

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Thursday 6 March 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 Michael Morton-Evans Copland, A. Motet: Help us, O Lord (1921). The Sixteen/Harry Christophers. Collins 12872 3 Piano concerto (1926). Earl Wild, pf; Symphony of the Air/Aaron Copland. Vanguard OVC 4029 16 Dance symphony (1930). Detroit SO/Antal Dorati. Decca 414 273-2 17 El Salón México (1934-36; arr. Bernstein). James Tocco, pf. Pro Arte CDD 109 10 Fanfare for the common man (1942). West Australian SO/Benjamin Northey. ABC 476 4110 Hoe-down, from Rodeo (1942; transcr. Topilow). Summit Brass. Summit DCD 171

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Buxtehude, D. Cantata: Herr, wenn ich nur dich habe, BuxWV38. Arcadia/Jacqueline Ogeil. Tall Poppies TP157 12

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Debbie Scholem

Verdi, G. Figlia! Mio padre, from Rigoletto (1851). Cheryl Barker, sop; Jeannie Marsh, mezz; Peter Coleman-Wright, bar; Tasmanian SO/ Martin André. ABC 465 699-2 8

19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey Contemporary and modern sounds of now in jazz from all corners of the globe

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 BY AND AFTER ROSSINI Prepared by Chris Blower Rossini, G. Overture to William Tell (1829). Israel PO/Zubin Mehta. Decca 475 7470 12 Largo al factotum, from The barber of Seville (1816). Tito Gobbi, bar; O/Alberto Erede. EMI CDM 1 66417-2 5 Giuliani, M. Rossiniana, op 119 no 1. Emanuele Segre, gui. Claves 50-9303 16 Rossini, G. Specimen of my time, from Album de chateau (1850). Frederic Chiu, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907102 10 L’invito, from Soirees musicales no 5 (1835). Martina Arroyo, sop; Leonard Hokanson, pf. Hänssler 93.719 2 Respighi, O. La boutique fantasque, op 40 (1919). Vienna FO/Antonio Janigro. Vanguard 08 9001 71 34 14:30 KEYBOARD CONTRASTS Alkan, C-V. Chants V, op 70 (c1873). Stephanie McCallum, pf. MBS 24 CD 23

20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA Prepared by Madilina Tresca Dvorák, A. Slavonic dance in B flat, op 72 no 6 (1886). Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8406 4 Strong, G. Suite no 2, Athens (c1890). Moscow SO/Adriano. Naxos 8.559078 11 Lilburn, D. Tone poem: Forest (1936). New Zealand SO/James Judd. Naxos 8.557697 16 Saint-Saëns, C. Carnival of the animals (1886). Aldo Ciccolini, pf; Alexis Weissenberg, pf; Robert Cordier, vc; Jacques Kazavran, db; Conservatoire Concerts Society O/Georges Prêtre. EMI 1664482 21 Birtwistle, H. Panic (1995). John Harle, sax; Paul Clarvis, drums; BBC SO/Andrew Davis. Decca 468 804-2 18 Borodin, A. Symphony no 1 in E flat. Bolshoi Theatre SO/Mark Ermler. Brilliant Classics 94453 37 22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Sheila Catzel Fauré, G. Quartet no 1, op 15 (1879/83). Kathryn Stott, pf; Hermitage String Trio. Chandos CHAN 10582

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Prokofiev, S. Cinderella, suite no 3, op 109 (1946). Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 8939 26

Prokofiev, S. Sonata no 1 in F minor, op 1 (1907). Sergio Perticaroli, pf. Aura AUR 408-2

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Mozart, W. Violin concerto no 5 in A, K219, Turkish (1775). Cho-Liang Lin, vn; English CO/ Raymond Leppard. CBS MK 42364 30

Glinka, M. Trio pathétique in D minor (1832). Eastman Trio. Vox PVT 7199 17

Scharwenka, X. Sonata in E minor, op 46a (c1878). Colin Carr, vc; Seta Tanyel, pf. Collins 14482 21

Grieg, E. Three lyric pieces, from op 12 no 1 (1867). Marian Pivka, pf. Zyx Classic CLS 4124 4

Hahn, R. Quintet in F minor (1921). Alexandre Tharaud, pf; Quatuor Parisii. Auvidis V 4848 26

Bach, C.P.E. Sonata no 1 in F minor, Wq49/1, Württenberg (1742-43). Gustav Leonhardt, hpd. DHM 05472 77425 2 11

Myaskovsky, N. String quartet no 5 in E minor, op 47 (1938-9). Taneyev Quartet. Russian RD 11 032

11:30 LOCAL VOCAL Prepared by Philip Lidbury Handel, G. Let the bright seraphim, from Samson, HWV57 (1743). Sarah Macliver, sop; Leanne Sullivan, tpt; O of the Antipodes/Brett Weymark. ABC 476 4362 5

Schubert, F. Fantasy in F minor, D940 (1828). Gabriella Molnar, Erika Rezmüves, pf. Amadis 7152 18

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Friday 7 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

13:00 EILEEN JOYCE PLAYS MUSIC OF SCANDINAVIA Prepared by Patrick Thomas

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

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

Sinding, C. Rustle of spring, op 32 no 3 (1896). 2

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Exploring chamber Prepared by Frank Morrison

Grieg, E. Moods, scherzo impromptu, op 73 no 2; Butterfly, op 43 no 1; Melody, op 47 no 3; Solitary traveller, op 43 no 2; Brooklet, op 62 no 4; To the spring, op 43 no 6; Summer’s eve, op 71 no 2. 15

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

3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN

Hummel, J. Quartet in C, op 30 no 1 (1804). Delmé String Quartet. Hyperion CDA66568 25 Fauré, G. Piano quintet no I in D minor, op 89 (1906). Domus. Hyperion CDA66766 29 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Di Cox Dvorák, A. Czech suite, op 39 (1879). Scottish CO/José Serebrier. ASV DCA 765 23 Duport, J-L. Cello concerto no 5 in D (c1806). Frédéric Lodéon, vc; Paris Orchestral Ensemble/Jean-Pierre Wallez. LP Erato NUM 75185 20 Delius, F. Florida suite (1887). Welsh National Opera O/Charles Mackerras. Argo 430 206-2 38 11:30 HOMAGE TO CHOPIN Prepared by Chris Blower Nápravnik, E. Nocturne after Chopin, op 48 no 1 (1894). Jonathan Plowright, pf. Hyperion CDA67803 6 Bottesini, G. Tutto che il mondo serra, after Chopin’s Étude, op 25 no 7. Monica Whicher, sop; Joel Quarrington, db; Andrew Burashko, pf. Naxos 8.557042 5 Chopin, F. Étude, op 25 no 7 (1836; arr. Maisky). Mischa Maisky, vc; Daria Hovora, pf. DG 439 863-2 5

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Eileen Joyce, pf (all above) APR 7502 13:30 AN HOUR WITH FELIX AND FANNY Prepared by Frank Morrison Mendelssohn, Fanny. String quartet in E flat (1834). Erato Quartet Basel. cpo 999 679-2 20 Mendelssohn, F. Violin concerto in D minor (1822). Auvergne O/Jean-Jacques Kantorow, vn & dir. FNAC 592317 20 Mendelssohn, Fanny. Sonata in C minor (1824). Heather Schmidt, pf. Naxos 8.570825 14 14:30 CELEBRATING AN ANNIVERSARY Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, born 1714 Prepared by Philip Lidbury

Bach, C.P.E. Cello concerto in B flat, Wq171 (1751). Anner Bijlsma, vc; O of the Age of Enlightenment/Gustav Leonhardt. Virgin VC 7 90800-2 25 Fantasy in F sharp minor, Wq67 (1787). Andreas Staier, fp. Harmonia Mundi RD 77025 13 Sinfonia in B flat, Wq182 no 2 (1773). English Concert/Trevor Pinnock. Archiv 415 300-2 12

Nocturne in E, op 62 no 2 (arr. Saint-Saëns). Philippe Graffin, vn; Pascal Devoyon, pf. Helios CDH55353 8

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

12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell Accessible in-the-hammock jazz to ease you into the weekend

Keyboard concerto in D, Wq43 no 2 (1770-72). Concerto Armonica Budapest/Miklós Spányi, hpd & dir. BIS CD-1787 23

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20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Robert Small Weber, C.M. Overture to Oberon (1825-26). Philharmonia O/Neeme Järvi. 9 Chandos CHAN 8766 Mendelssohn, F. Double concerto in D minor (1823). Kristian Bezuidenhout, fp; Freiburg Baroque O/Gottfried von der Goltz, vn & dir. Harmonia Mundi HMC 902082 37 Brahms, J. Serenade no 1 in D, op 11 (1857-58). London SO/István Kertész. Decca 448 200-2 46 Granados, E. Valses poéticos (1887). Pro Arte Guitar Trio. ASV WHL 2061 15 22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Prepared by Robert Small Tartini, G. Violin concerto in A minor, D115. Nicola Benedetti, vn; Scottish CO/Christian Curnyn. Decca 476 4342 15 Vivaldi, A. Gloria in D, RV589. Emma Kirkby, sop; Tessa Bonner, sop; Michael Chance, ct; Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 0518 29 Telemann, G. Paris quartet no 6 in E minor (pub. 1730). Florilegium/Neal Peres da Costa. Channel Classics CCS 5093 19 Porpora, N. Cantata no 9: Destatevi, o pastori (pub. 1735). Iestyn Davies, ct; Arcangelo/ Jonathan Cohen. Hyperion CDA 67894 17 Benda, F. Sonata no 10 in F minor. Hans-Joachim Berg, baroque vn; Naoko Akutagawa, hpd. Naxos 8.572307 14 Gabrieli, A. Aria della battaglia à 8 (1590). Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Philip Jones. Decca 448 993-2 10


Saturday 8 March 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 DAG WIRÉN Prepared by Francis Frank Wirén, D. Concert overture no 1, op 2 (1931). Norrköping SO/Thomas Dausgaard. cpo 999 677-2 8 Serenade, op 11 (1937). Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Decca 466 459-2 15 Sonatina, op 1 (c1927). Torleif Thedéen, vc; Stefan Bojsten, pf. BIS CD-582 8 String quartet no 2, op 9 (1935). Lysell Quartet. Daphne 1021 19 Two songs from Hoesthorn, op 13 (1938). Christina Högman, sop; Stefan Bojsten, pf. BIS CD-797 4 Violin concerto, op 23 (1946). Nils-Erik Sparf, vn; Stockholm PO/Sergiu Comissiona. Caprice CAP 21326 20 Symphony no 2, op 14 (1939). Norrköping SO/ Thomas Dausgaard. cpo 999 677-2 30 11:30 ON PARADE Black Dyke in concert Prepared by Robert Small Langford, G. Three Haworth impressions. Peter Parkes, cond. 13 Berlioz, H. Overture: Les francs-juges (arr. Wright). 11 Street, A. Goose Fair, from Nott’num Town. 3 David Loukes, cond (2 above) John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band (3 above) Chandos CHAN 4520 12:00 JAZZ THEN AND NOW with Michael Cooper 13:00 HISTORIC RECORDINGS Franz Holford 1906-1994 Prepared by Elaine Siversen Holford, F. Winter landscape (1949). 10 The poet’s song (1944); Plough (1944); On a lake (1944); The girl in green (1944); My youth (1939). Horace Fuller, ten. 8 Sonata no 3 (1952). Ian Wilson, ob. 9 The tollgate (1943); Under the snow (1945); Moonlit apples (1944); Mangers (1944); The coming of spring (1941). Ereach Riley, ten. 9 Variations on a lute dance (1957). 15 Franz Holford, pf (all above) Private recording (mono) 14:00 MUSICAL EXPLORATIONS Pole to Pole: The Black Sea - Medea Prepared by Stephen Schafer Mayr, S. Overture: Medea in Corinto (1813). St Galen SO/David Stern. OEHMS Classics OC 933 8

Cavalli, F. Excerpts from Giasone (1649). Gloria Banditelli, mezz; Michael Chance, ct; Dominique Visse, cont; Concerto Vocale/Rene Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2901282.84 13 Duphly, J. Médée (1758). Violaine Cochard, hpd. Ambroisie AM 157 4 Gautier de Marseille, P. Prelude and symphonie en duo. Lully, J-B. Thésée: Dépit mortel; Ah, Ah, faut-il me vengel (1675). 7 Stéphanie D’Oustral, mezz; Amarillis (2 above) Ambroisie AM 157 Charpentier, M-A. Noires filles du Styx, from Médée (1693). Lorraine Hunt, sop; Les Arts Florissants/William Christie. Erato 4509-96558-2 16 Kerry, G. Nulla vis flammae, from Medea (1992). Merlyn Quaife, sop; Angela Giblin, mezz; Chamber Made Opera. ABC Classics 476 1927 9 Handel, G. Excerpts from Teseo (1712). Derek Lee Ragin, ct; Della Jones, mezz; Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski. Erato 2292-4806-2 17 15:30 AT THE MOVIES Prepared by Pat Hopper Korngold, E. Overture: The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex. Charles Gerhardt, cond. RCA ARL-1-0185 7 Steiner, M. Excerpts from King Kong (1933). Fred Steiner, cond. ATM 2005 47 National PO (2 above) 16:30 ARTS IN FOCUS with Sydney Youth Orchestra Produced by Simon Moore 17:00 COLOURS OF THE KING Program of the Organ Music Society of Sydney Prepared by Andrew Grahame Suppé, F. Overture: Light Cavalry (1866). RJE Productions RJE-1930 7 Rossini, G. Overture to William Tell. RJE Productions RJE-1571 11 Jelani Eddington, org (2 above) Puccini, G. Musetta’s waltz, from La bohème. Gerald Shaw, org. Pipe Organ Presentations POP 122 2 Strauss, J. II Overture to Die Fledermaus. Jelani Eddington, org. RJE Productions RJE-1173 8 Mussorgsky, M. Great Gate of Kiev, from Pictures at an exhibition. Clark Wilson, org. JATOE Records 5 Chopin, F. Waltzes: in C sharp minor, op 64 no 2; in F, op 34 no 3, Brillante. RJE Productions RJE-2208 6 Ponchielli, A. Dance of the hours. RJE Productions ALA-1783 9 Jelani Eddington, org (2 above)

18:00 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSERS’ HOUR Prepared by Frank Morrison Hill, A. Quartet no 2, Maori (pub. 1913). Queensland State String Quartet. Canberra School of Music CSM:23 22 Hindson, M. Jungle fever, from Blue silence (1998). David Pereira, vc; Timothy Young, pf. Tall Poppies TP222 8 Koehne, G. To His servant Bach, God grants a final glimpse: the morning star. Tasmanian SO/ David Stanhope. ABC 476 156-2 4 Sutherland, M. Sonatina (c1954). Jirí Tancibudek, ob; Noreen Stokes, pf. ABC 461 703-2 7 Holland, D. Northbridge sketches. Dulcie Holland, pf. Jade JADCD 1053 11 19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Maureen Meers Schwartz, A. Excerpts from The band wagon (1953). Fred Astaire, Nanette Fabray, Oscar Levant, Jack Buchanan, voices; MGM Studio O/ Adolph Deutsch. Sony 8869763849-2 18 Cohan, G.M. Excerpts from Yankee doodle dandy (1942). James Cagney, Jeanne Cagney, Walter Huston, Rosemary DeCamp, voices; Warner Brothers Ch & O/Ray Heindorf. Sony 8869763866-2 12 De Paul, G. Excerpts from Seven brides for seven brothers (1944). Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Russ Tamblyn, voices; MGM Studio O/ Adolph Deutsch. Sony 8869763880-2 19 20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL A world premiere with the Metropolitan Orchestra Recorded by Roger Doyle for FINE MUSIC Mozart, W. Serenade no 13 in G, K525, Eine kleine Nachtmusik (1787). 20 Rojas, D. Chamber concerto for marimba and orchestra. Claire Edwardes, mar. 24 Haydn, J. Symphony in D, Hob.I:104, London (1795). 29 Metropolitan O/Sarah-Grace Williams (all above) 21:30 OWZAT! Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Lee, R. A cricket grieves (1992). Riley Lee, shakuhachi. Tall Poppies TP033 6 Ravel, M. The cricket, from Histoires naturelles (1906). Gérard Theruel, bar; David Abramovitz, pf. Naxos 8.554176-77 3 Saint-Saëns, C. The cricket and the ant (1868). Stephen Varcoe, bar; Graham Johnson, pf. Hyperion CDA66248 2 MacKenzie, A. Overture to The cricket on the hearth, op 62. BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion CDA66764 12 22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones March 2014

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Sunday 9 March 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 Grainger, P. The warriors, music to an imaginary ballet (1916). City of Birmingham SO/ Simon Rattle. EMI 5 56412 2 19

Over the bridge; How do I love thee?; To the Wicklow hills; The call of the morning (1954). John Mark Ainsley, ten; Ian Brown, pf. Hyperion CDA67008 9 On Frensham Pond (1960); Air and variations (1952). John Bradbury, cl; James Cryer, pf. Naxos 8.570539 9

Barber, S. Ballet suite from Souvenirs, op 28 (1952). London SO/José Serebrier. ASV DCA 737 19

Lloyd Webber, A. Suite from The phantom of the opera (1986). O/Richard Hayman. Naxos 8.578039-40 12

Lord Berners. Luna Park, fantastic ballet in one act (1930). RTE Sinfonietta/Kenneth Alwyn. Marco Polo 8.223716 16

Lloyd Webber, W. Fantasy trio (1936). Ian Brown, pf; Leo Phillips, vn; Christopher van Kampen, vc. Hyperion CDA67008 11

10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music from the Classical era Prepared by Sheila Catzel Schubert, F. Overture to The magic harp, D644 (1820). Vienna SO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Apex 0927 498132 11 Stamitz, C. Cello concerto in G (c1786). Claude Starck, vc; South-West German CO, Pforzheim/Paul Angerer. Claves 50 8105 19 Weber, C.M. Sonata no 3 in D minor, op 49 (1816). Garrick Ohlsson, pf. Hyperion CDD22076 23 Boccherini, L. String quartet in G minor, op 32 no 5 (1780). Cuarteto Casals. Harmonia Mundi HMG 902092 18 Bach, C.P.E. Flute sonata in C, Wq504 (c1745). Fiati con Tasto. cpo 999 508-2 13 Moscheles, I. Piano concerto no 4 in E, op 64 (1823). Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir. Hyperion CDA67430 26 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 A family affair: William Lloyd-Webber, born 11/03/1914 Prepared by Chris Blower 30

Lloyd Webber, W. Serenade for strings (195180). City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9595 10

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Aurora (1951). Sheila Kanga, hp; City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9595 9

Hadley, P. I sing of a maiden; A song for Easter; The cup of blessing; My beloved spake (c1936). John Mark Ainsley, ten; Donald Sweeney, bass; Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge; Richard Hill, org. 9 ASV DCA 881

The forest of wild thyme; Sun-gold; Love, like a drop of dew; I looked out into the morning (1951). John Mark Ainsley, ten; Ian Brown, pf. Hyperion CDA67008 11

Hymns: Bring us, O Lord God; Ubi caritas et amor; Agnus Dei. Choir of Trinity College, Melbourne; Cantillation/Antony Walker. ABC 476 4956 14

Sullivan, A. Cello concerto in D (1866; reconstr. Mackerras, Mackie). Julian Lloyd Webber, vc; London SO/Charles Mackerras. EMI CDM 7 64726 2 17

Psalms: no 90, Lord Thou has been our refuge; no 92, It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord. Choir of Norwich Cathedral; Neil Taylor, org; Michael Nicholas, cond. Priory PRCD 409 10

Lloyd Webber, W. Three spring miniatures (1952). Ian Brown, pf. Hyperion CDA67008 6 Mass, Princeps pacis (1962). Ian Watson, org; Westminster Singers; City of London Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9595 11 16:00 NUMBERS Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Grainger, P. English dance for six hands on one piano (1921). Philip Martin, Martin Jones, Richard McMahon, pf. Nimbus NI 5286 8 Strauss, R. Dance of the seven veils, from Salome, op 54 (1905). Detroit SO/Paul Paray. Mercury 434 336-2 8 Lyadov, A. Eight Russian folk songs. Tasmanian SO/Shalom Ronly-Riklis. ABC 434 717-2 14 Szymanowski, K. Nine mazurkas, op 50 (192425). Barbara Hesse-Bukowska, pf. Muza PNCD 066 22

Anthems: I was glad; O Thou, the central orb. Choir of Ely Cathedral; Stephen Le Prevost, org; Arthur Wills, cond. Helios CDH 88006 11 Count your blessings; This little light of mine; Psalm 150. Manchester Boys Choir/A.P. Jessett. 7 Grasmere Music TO 136 18:00 SYDNEY SCHUBERT SOCIETY Prepared by Ross Hayes Schubert, F. Overture to Alfonso and Estrella, D732 (1822). Staatskapelle Dresden/Willi Boskovsky. 6 EMI 1 66445 2 Hüttenbrenner variations, D576 (1817). Sviatoslav Richter, pf. Notes PGP 11011

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Monday 10 March 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT

19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Prepared by Giovanna Grech Rachmaninov, S. By the magical power of the singing, from Aleko (1893). Sergei Alekashkin, bass; Philharmonia O/Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Chandos CHAN 9629 6 Donizetti, G. Ah! tardai troppo ... O luce di quest’anima, from Linda di Chamounix (1842). Joan Sutherland, sop; Conservatoire Society O/Nello Santi. Decca 421 305-2 6 Rossini, G. Sì, ritovarla lo giuro, from Cenerentola (1817). Juan Diego Flórez, ten; Milan Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Ch & O/ Riccardo Chailly. Decca 470 024-2

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19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Frank Morrison Brahms, J. Academic festival overture, op 80 (1880). Scottish CO/Charles Mackerras. Telarc CD-80450 10 Kozeluch, L. Clarinet concerto in E flat (bef. 1790). Emma Johnson, cl; Royal PO/Günther Herbig. ASV DCA 763 22 Dohnányi, E. Symphony no 2 in E, op 40 (1943-44). BBC PO/Matthias Bamert. Chandos CHAN 9455 50 21:00 NEW HORIZONS Modern Brazil Prepared by Elaine Siversen Machado, C. Musiques populaires brésiliennes (1973). Virginia Taylor, fl; Timothy Kain, gui. ABC 456 691-2 15 Cimirro, A. Heinrich Schütz, Psalm 121 (transcr. Cimirro); Variations in study form on Dies irae, op 4. Artur Cimirro, pf. Earthworks Australia AU-7E0-II-00001 13 Medaglia, J. Suite: Belle époque in Sud-America (1994-97). Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet. BIS CD-952 9 Schroeter, G. Piano concerto, op 180 no 3, The hands of destiny. Kiev PO/Robert Ian Winstin. erm 6827 21 Rosauro, N. Cenas Amerindias (1986-7). Colin Currie, perc. EMI 5 72267 2 9 4

Baião de gude. Guitar Trek. ABC 476 3389

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

Schumann, R. Fantasy in C, op 131 (1853). Thomas Zehetmair, vn; Philharmonia O/ Christoph Eschenbach. apex 0927-49592-2

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Francis Frank Debussy, C. Danse (1890; arr. Ravel). Lausanne CO/Alberto Zedda. Virgin VC 7 91098-2 5 Copland, A. Vocalise (1928; arr. 1972). Fenwick Smith, fl; Randall Hodgkinson, pf. Northeastern NR 227-CD 4

Giordano, U. Nemico della patria, from Andrea Chénier (1895). Giorgio Zancanaro, bar; Hungarian State O/Giuseppe Patané. CBS M2K 42369 6

Bellinati, P. Jongo. Anthony Field, gui. Walsingham WAL8031-2

13:00 MASTERS OF THE ROMANTIC ERA Prepared by Rex Burgess

Debussy, C. Rêverie (1890; arr. Groningen Guitar Duo). Groningen Guitar Duo. Ottavo OTR C49135

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Liszt, F. Années de pèlerinage, Italy (1837-49). Leslie Howard, pf. Hyperion CDA67107 52 Grieg, E. Incidental music to Peer Gynt (1875). Lucia Popp, sop; Ambrosian Singers; Stephen Shingles, va; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Mariner. EMI 7 47003 2 48 15:00 BAROQUE CONCERTOS Prepared by Sheila Catzel

Little suite (1889; arr. Büsser). Ulster O/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 8756 13

Scarlatti, D. Concerto grosso no 4 in A minor (pub. 1744; arr. Avison). Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Philips 438 806-2 11

Fauré, G. Pavane, op 50 (1887; arr. Desmond). Fairer Sax. Collins 11302 5

Telemann, G. Viola concerto in G. Collegium Musicum 90/Simon Standage, va & dir. Chandos CHAN 0593 12

Debussy, C. Children’s corner (1908; arr. Caplet). Ulster O/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Chandos CHAN 8756

Bach, J.S. Double concerto in D minor, BWV1043 (1730-31). Jaakko Kuusisto, vn; Pekka Kuusisto, vn; Tapiola Sinfonietta/Tero Latvala. Ondine ODE 980-2 14

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10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Derek Parker Mussorgsky, M. Pictures at an exhibition (1874; orch. Ravel). Philharmonia O/Vladimir Ashkenazy. Decca 478 3156-67 34 Shostakovich, D. Double concerto in C minor, op 35 (1933). Noel Mewton-Wood, pf; Harry Sevenstern, tpt; Concert Hall SO/Walter Goehr. ABC 461 900-2 21 Bliss, A. A colour symphony (1921-22/32). Ulster O/Vernon Handley. Chandos CHAN 10221 X

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11:30 HIGHLIGHTS FROM CARMEN Prepared by Giovanna Grech Bizet, G. Près des remparts de Séville, from Carmen (1873-74). Maria Callas, sop; Nicolai Gedda, ten; Paris National Opera O/Georges Prêtre. EMI 5 57056 2 5

Corelli, A. Concerto grosso in G minor, op 6 no 8, Christmas (c1690). Peter Hanson, vn; Walter Reiter, vn; Jane Coe, vc; English Concert/Trevor Pinnock. Archiv 437 834-2 14 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 INTO THE 20th CENTURY Prepared by Frank Morrison Hyde, M. Overture: Happy occasion (1957). West Australian SO/Richard Mills. ABC 442 374-2 4

Toreador’s song, from Carmen. Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar; Sinfonia Australis/Thomas Woods. ABC 476 695-5 5

Weill, K. Suite: Kleine Dreigroschenmusik (1928). London Sinfonietta/David Atherton. DG 423 255-2 22

La fleur que tu m’avais jetée, from Carmen. Thomas Edmonds, ten; Adelaide SO/James Christiansen. ABC 480 6177 4

Respighi, O. Concerto all’antica (pub. 1923). Ingolf Turban, vn; English CO/Marcello Viotti. Claves 50-9017 28

Final scene from Carmen. Leontyne Price, sop; Fraco Corelli, ten; Vienna State Opera Ch; Vienna PO/Herbert von Karajan. RCA GD 60190 11

Copland, A. Piano quartet (1950). Cantilena Chamber Players. Pro Arte CDD 120 22

12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan

Stravinsky, I. Ballet: Petrushka (1911/47). Suisse Romande O/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 9240 33 March 2014

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Tuesday 11 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN

Sibelius, J. Symphony no 3 in C, op 52 (1897). New Zealand SO/Pietari Inkinen. Naxos 8.572305 30

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

Alwyn, W. Suite of Scottish dances (1946). Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones. Naxos 8.570704 8

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Maurizio Pollini Prepared by Barrie Brockwell

11:30 CHAMBER VIGNETTES Prepared by Rex Burgess

Chopin, F. Polonaise in F sharp minor, op 44 (1841). DG 477 5430 11 Beethoven, L. Sonata no 30 in E, op 109 (1820). DG 419 201-2 18 Schumann, R. Arabeske, op 18 (1838). DG 455.522-2 Stravinsky, I. Three movements from Petrushka (1921). Philips 456 937-2

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Syrinx (1913). Philippa Davies, fl. Virgin VC7911482

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Sonata in G minor (1916-17). Shlomo Mintz, vn; Yefim Bronfman, pf. DG 477 5448 13 12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes

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Maurizio Pollini, pf (all above) 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Barrie Brockwell Berlioz, H. Overture: Waverley, op 1 (1827-28). Scottish NO/Alexander Gibson. Chandos CHAN 10412X 10 Bruch, M. Scottish fantasy, op 46 (1880). Maxim Fedotov, vn; Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky. Naxos 8.557395

Debussy, C. Sonata (1915). Paul Tortelier, vc; Jean Hubeau, pf. Erato 2292-45738-2 11

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Prepared by Stephen Wilson Alfvén, H. Midsummer vigil (1903). Helsingborg SO/Okko Kamu. Naxos 8.553115 13 Suite from The mountain king (1917-22). Royal Scottish NO/Niklas Willén. Naxos 8.553962 16 Cantata for the 1917 Reformation festivities in Uppsala, op 36 (1917). Karl Magnus Fredriksson, bar; Royal Philharmonic Choir Stockholm; Gävle SO/Stefan Parkman. Sterling 1036-2 33 Symphony no 5 in A minor, op 54 (1942-53). Royal Stockholm PO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-585 48 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Michael Morton-Evans 18:00 SYDNEY SYMPHONY 2014 Produced by Andrew Bukenya

13:00 THE KREUZER Prepared by Jacob Guttman Brahms, J. Sonata no 3 in D minor, op 108 (1886-88). Lydia Mordkovitch, vn; Gerhard Oppitz, pf. Chandos CHAN 8517 22

What’s on in concerts during the next month

Beethoven, L. Sonata no 9 in A, op 47, Kreutzer (1802-03). Zino Francescatti, vn; Robert Casadesus, pf. CBS MPK 44852

20:00 RECENT RELEASES with David Ogilvie

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19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps

22:00 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling

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Wednesday 12 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Prepared by Frank Morrison Pachelbel, J. Partita no 6 in B flat (c1700). Jean-François Paillard CO/Jean-François Paillard. Erato 4509-98475-2 11 Bach, J.S. Cantata, BWV211: Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (1734). Emma Kirkby, sop; Rogers Covey-Crump, ten; David Thomas, bass; Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood. L’Oiseau-Lyre 417 621-2 25

13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI Young Virtuosi Award Semi finals with Troy Fil; recorded by Greg Ghavalis Featuring violinist Annabelle Travas Proudly sponsored by Sydney Piano World and Sauter Pianos 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 Czerny, C. Introduzione, sette variazioni e finale, op 80 (1827). Peter-Lukas Graf, fl; Zsuzsanna Sirokay, pf. Jecklin 577-2

Puccini, G. Suor Angelica. Opera in one act. Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano. First performed New York, 1918.

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Quantz, J. Flute concerto in D. Jed Wentz, fl; Musica ad Rhenum/Florian Deuter, Vanguard 99040 18

Müller, I. Grand duo brilliant, op 69. Dieter Klöcker, cl; Werner Genuit, pf. cpo 999 626-2 12

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Giovanna Grech

Haydn, J. Symphony in E flat, Hob.I:43, Mercury (c1771). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 25

Fauré, G. Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande, op 80 (1898). Atlanta SO/Robert Shaw. Telarc CD-80084 18 Conyngham, B. Double concerto, Southern Cross (1981). Robert Davidovici, vn; Tamás Ungár, pf; London SO/Geoffrey Simon. Cala CACD 1008 29

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with James Hunter 19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell

Lalo, E. Symphonie espagnole, op 21 (1873). Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; French NO/Seiji Ozawa. EMI CDC 7 47318 2 33

20:00 AT THE OPERA Legendary Met performances: June 1951 & April 2007 Prepared by Michael Tesoriero

11:30 PIANO MINUETS Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Leoncavallo, R. I Pagliacci. Opera in two acts. Libretto by composer. First performed Milan, 1892.

Mozart, W. Nine variations in D on a minuet by Jean-Pierre Duport, K573 (1789). Alfred Brendel, pf. Philips 454 244-2 14 Beethoven, L. Six minuets, WoO10 (1795). Mikhail Pletnev, pf. DG 457 493-2 12 12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale

CANIO: Richard Tucker, ten NEDDA: Lucine Amara, sop TONIO: Giuseppe Valdengo, bar SILVIO: Clifford Harvuot, bar Metropolitan Ch & O/Fausto Cleva. Preiser 20030

is in love with her. Silvio, a villager who is Nedda’s lover, asks her to elope with him after the performance and, though afraid, she agrees. Tonio, who has been eavesdropping, tells Canio but, despite his rage, Nedda refuses to reveal the name of her lover. During the play, which closely mirrors the real-life situation, Canio loses control and asks Nedda again for her lover’s name. Nedda tries to continue the play, but Canio accuses her of bringing shame upon him. As the audience realises that they are not acting, Canio stabs Nedda. Silvio, who has pushed his way to the front, declares ‘The play is over!’

ANGELICA: Barbara Frittoli, sop MONITOR: Wendy White, mezz GENOVIEFFA: Heidi Grant Murphy, sop ABBESS: Patricia Risley, mezz PRINCESS: Stephanie Blythe, mezz Metropolitan O/James Levine. Met broadcast direct

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In a convent the Monitor leads the nuns in prayer. They remember former lives. Sister Genovieffa was a shepherdess, Sister Angelica was a princess, but had an illegitmate baby, which caused a great scandal. The Abbess tells her that her aunt, the Princess, has come, but she brings her the news that her child is dead. Angelica drinks poison. In a vision she sees the Madonna, holding by the hand a little boy, who welcomes the dying woman. 22:30 A VARIETY OF SERENADES Prepared by Chris Blower Mozart, W. Serenade in G, K525, Eine kleine Nachtmusik (1787). Takács Quartet. Decca 476 280-2 17 Diabelli, A. Serenade, op 99. Konrad Hünteler, fl; Reinbert Evers, gui. Pantheon D 14 112 16 Dohnanyi, E. Serenade in C, op 10 (1902). Hibernia String Trio. Dun Laoghaire County Council 20

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A travelling theatre group is to present ‘The troubles of Pagliaccio’ in a village. Canio, who plays Pagliaccio, suspects his wife Nedda of being unfaithful. In fact another actor Tonio

Stanford, C. Villiers Serenade (Nonet) in F, op 95 (1905). Capricorn. Hyperion CDA66291 29

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Thursday 13 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN

13:00 SOUTH AMERICAN MUSIC FROM SEVEN COUNTRIES Prepared by Frank Morrison

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Simon Moore

Hahn, R. Quartet in A minor (1939). Quatuor Parisii. Auvidis V 4848 18

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Composer focus Prepared by Chris Blower

Martinez-Parada, V. Fantasy on El Condor Pasa. Victor Martinez-Parada, gui. MBS 32 CD 11

Chaminade, C. Automne, op 35 no 2 (c1890). Peter Jacobs, pf. Hyperion CDA66584 7

Holguin, G. Three dances (1926/40). Württemberg PO/Gabriel Castagna. Chandos CHAN 10675

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Beethoven, L. 11 Viennese dances, WoO17 (1819). Tasmanian SO/Jacques Moscato. LP ABC/WRC VXL1 4065 18

Flute concertino, op 107 (1902). Manuela Wiesler, fl; Helsingborg SO/Philippe Auguin. BIS CD-529 8

Ginastera, A. Three pieces, op 6 (1939-40). Fernando Viani, pf. Naxos 8.557911 12

Donizetti, G. Flute concertino (1819; orch. Hoffmann). Camerata Budapest/Lászlo Kovács. Marco Polo 8.223701 9

Mignonne; Ma première lettre; L’amour captif; Nice-la-belle. Anne Sofie von Otter, mezz. 9

Serebrier, J. Quartet (1955). Australian Saxophone Quartet. ASV DCA 774

Paganini, N. Tarantella in A minor, op 33 (181926). Franco Mezzena, vn; Genoa CO/Antonio Plotino. Dynamic CDS 27 5

Capriccio, op 18. Nils-Erik Sparf, vn.

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Bengt Forsberg, pf (2 above) DG 471 331-2 Trio no 1 in G minor, op 11 (1881). Tzigane Piano Trio. ASV DCA 965 22 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Telemann, G. Suite in D. Northern CO/ Nicholas Ward. Naxos 8.553791

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Barrios Mangoré, A. Un Sueño en la Floresta. Karin Schaupp, gui. ABC 476 226-9 7 Villa-Lobos, H. Bendita sabedoria (1958). Corydon Singers; Corydon O/Matthew Best. Hyperion CDA66638 11 14:30 KEYBOARD CONTRASTS Prepared by Brian Drummond

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Ravel, M. Jeu d’eaux (1901). Pascal Rogé, pf. Decca 440 836 2 6

Chopin, F. Piano concerto no 1 in E minor, op 11 (1830). Maria-Joao Pires, pf; Monte-Carlo Opera NO/Armin Jordan. Erato 0630 12047-2 41

Beethoven, L. Sonata no 23 in F minor, op 57, Appassionata (1804). Maria João Pires, pf. Erato 2292-45079-2 21

Haydn, J. Symphony in D, Hob.I:61 (1776). Northern CO/Nicholas Ward. Naxos 8.550723

Liszt, F. Walhall, on themes from Wagner’s Der Ring des Niebelungen (1850-69; transcr. 1875). Michele Campanella, pf. Brilliant Classics 94610 6

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11:30 TWOS AND THREES Prepared by Paul Hopwood Bach, C.P.E. Sonata in D, Wq83 (c1747). Alain Marion, fl; Daniele Roi, hpd. Fonè 89 F 02-26 CD 14

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19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey

Karg-Elert, S. Totentanz, op 70. Johannes Mathias Michel, harmonium. cpo 999 522-2

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Cage, J. Sonata no 2 (1946-50). Nigel Butterley, pf. Tall Poppies TP025 2

Rachmaninov, S. Piano trio élégïaque no 1 in G minor (1892). Moscow Rachmaninov Trio. Hyperion CDA67178 13

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

12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers

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

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20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA The concertos of Paganini Prepared by Elaine Siversen Paganini, N. Bravura variations on Dal tuo stellato soglio, from Rossini’s Moses, op 24 (1818-19; arr. Karr). Gary Karr, db; Berlin RSO/ Uros Lajovic. 9 LP Schwann VMS 2063

Mendelssohn, F. Symphony no 1 in C minor, op 11 (1824). Bergen PO/Andrew Litton. BIS SACD-1584 30 Weber, C.M. Overture to Oberon (1826). Israel PO/Zubin Mehta. Decca 475 7470 8 Paganini, N. Violin concerto no 2 in B minor, op 7 (1826). Yehudi Menuhin, vn; Royal PO/ Alberto Erede. EMI 5 72854 2 28 22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Paul Hopwood Beethoven, L. Sonata no 4 in C, op 102 no 1 (1815). Yo-Yo Ma, vc; Emanuel Ax, pf. CBS M2K 42446 17 Bach, C.P.E. Trio in B flat (1731/47). Marzio Conti, fl; Alain Marion, fl; Daniele Roi, hpd. Fonè 89 F 04-28 CD 19 Bruckner, A. Quintet in F (1879). Ronald Hoogeveen, vn; Rami Koch, vn; Zoltan Benyacs, va; Prunella Pacy, va; Henk Lambooij, vc. Globe GLO 5078 42 Dauprat, L. Sonata. Sören Hermansson, hn; Erica Goodman, hp. BIS CD-648 17 Boccherini, L. Quintet no 4 in D, Fandango (1798). Pepe Romero, gui; Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. Philips 438 769-2 17


Friday 14 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Berceuse in D flat, op 57 (1844).

3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN

Eileen Joyce, pf (all above) APR 7502

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

Handel, G. Vivi, tiranno, from Rodelinda (1725). David Daniels, ct; O of the Age of Enlightenment/Roger Norrington. Virgin 5 45326 2 21

Beethoven, L. 12 variations on the theme Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen, op 66 (1796). Mischa Maisky, vc; Martha Argerich, pf. DG 477 9523 9 Scharwenka, X. Sonata in D minor, op 2 (1869). Lydia Mordkovitch, vn; Seta Tanyel, pf. Collins 14482 21 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Ron Walledge Delius, F. Violin concerto (1916; ed. Beecham). Tasmin Little, vn; Welsh National Opera O/ Charles Mackerras. Argo 433 704-2 24 Elgar, E. Sketches for symphony no 3 (1932-33; ed. Payne). BBC SO/Andrew Davis. NMC D053 56 11:30 THE GREAT TRANSCRIBER Prepared by Chris Blower Liszt, F. Beethoven’s Adelaïde (transcr. 1839). Leslie Howard, pf. Hyperion CDS44567 8 Ständchen, from Schubert’s Schwanengesang, D957. Grigory Ginsburg, pf. Philips 456 802-2 6 Sacred dance and final duet, from Verdi’s Aida (1871; transcr. 1877). Michele Campanella, pf. Brilliant Classics 94610 11 12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell 13:00 EILEEN JOYCE PLAYS CHOPIN Prepared by Patrick Thomas Chopin, F. Étude in E, op 10 no 3, Tristesse (1832). 4 Ballade no 1 in G minor, op 23 (1831).

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Ballade no 3 in A flat, op 47 (1841).

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19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron 20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Judy Ekstein

13:30 FROM BAROQUE OPERA

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Exploring chamber Prepared by Sheila Catzel Hummel, J. Piano trio no 1 in E flat, op 12 (c1803). Australian Trio. ABC 476 123-1

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Smetana, B. The Moldau, from My country (1874-79). Sydney SO/Edo de Waart. ABC 462 013-2 12 5

Purcell, H. Air; Jig; Hornpipe; Air, from Abdelazer (1695). Academy of Ancient Music Ch & O/Christopher Hogwood. Decca 467 454-2 4 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 Vivaldi, A. Siam navi all’onde algenti, from L’Olimpiade (1734). Patricia Petibon, sop; Venice Baroque O/Andrea Marcon. DG 477 8763 7 14:00 A SPANISH FIESTA Prepared by Marilyn Schock Ravel, M. Bolero (1928). New York PO/Pierre Boulez. Sony SMK 45962 15 Mompou, F. Seven songs and dances (1921-62). Alicia de Larrocha, pf. Decca 433929-2 28 Palomo, L. Dance of Marialuna. Pepe Romero, gui, Seville RSO/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. Naxos 8.557135 14

Sor, F. Concert piece, op 54 (pub. c1832). Adam Holzman, gui. Naxos 8.553450 17 Spohr, L. Symphony no 5 in C minor, op 102 (1837). Czecho-Slovak PO/Alfred Walter. Marco Polo 8.223363 29 Schubert, F. Moment musical in A flat no 6, D780 (1823-28). Mitsuko Uchida, pf. Philips 475 6282 11 Strauss, R. Symphonic fantasy: Aus Italien, op 16 (1886). Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 10218 X 41 22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Telemann, his friends and acquaintances Prepared by Philip Lidbury Telemann, G. Trumpet concerto in D. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel. 7 DG 469 664-2 Bach, J.S. Sonata no 1 in B minor, BWV1014 (bef. 1725). Richard Tognetti, vn; Daniel Yeadon, vc; Neal Peres da Costa, hpd. ABC 476 594-2 13 Telemann, G. Overture in A minor, TWV55:a2. Orpheus Baroque O/Carin van Heerden. cpo 777 218-2 31

Sarasate, P. de Carmen fantasy, op 25 (c1883). Joshua Bell, vn; Samuel Sanders, pf. Decca 475 6715 5

Handel, G. Cara sposa, from Rinaldo (1711). Andreas Scholl, ct; Accademia Bizantina/ Ottavio Dantone. 9 Decca 475 6569

Kreisler, F. La gitana (1886). Joshua Bell, vn; Paul Coker, pf. Decca 475 6715 4

Telemann, G. Trio sonata in E flat, from Essercizii Musici (1739-40). Amarillis. naïve AM 112

Albéniz, I. Suite española (1886; orch. Frühbeck de Burgos). New Philharmonia O/ Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. Decca 433 905-2 38

Bach, C.P.E. Sonata no 1 in A minor, Wq49 no 1, Württenberg (1742-43). Richard Egarr, hpd. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901410 12

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Derek Parker

Telemann, G. Suite in B flat, TWV55:B11, La Bourse (c1719-20). Tafelmusik Baroque O/ Jeanne Lamon. BBC Music Vol 21 No 6 22 March 2014

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SATURDAY 15 March 11:30 ON PARADE Music that’s band Prepared by Owen Fisher

Herbert, E. Pavan, from Lord Herbert of Cherbury’s lute book (1640). Paul O’Dette, lute. 5 Harmonia Mundi HMU 907068

Handel, G. Overture to Music for the royal fireworks. Summit Brass. Summit DCD 138 5

Vivaldi, A. Guitar concerto in D, RV93 (arr. Behrend). Slava Grigoryan, gui; Tasmanian SO/ Benjamin Northey. ABC 480 6461 11

Berlioz, H. March from The trojans. Brighouse and Rastrick Band/Walter Hargreaves. LP EMI RWO 253 5

Sakari Oramo. Photo - Heikki Tuuli and Octavia

0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 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 9:30 SPOTLIGHT ON EGYPTIAN CHARMS Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend Berlioz, H. The Flight into Egypt overture, from The childhood of Christ, op 25 (1850-54). Sydney SO/Robert Pikler. Chandos CHAN 6587 7 Handel, G. Excerpts from Julius Caesar in Egypt, HWV17 (1723-24). Graham Pushee, ct; Australian Brandenburg O/Paul Dyer. ABC 446 272-2 17 Saint-Saëns, C. Piano concerto no 5 in F, op 103, Egyptian (1896). Stephen Hough, pf; City of Birmingham SO/Sakari Oramo. Hyperion CDA67331/2 27

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Strauss, R. Finale from Horn concerto. David Cornelius, hn; Buy As You View Band/Robert Childs. Doyen DOYCD 173 5

19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Sue Jowell Chaplin: his legacy, life and times

Sullivan, A. Excerpts from The pirates of Penzance. CWS (Manchester) Band/Alex Mortimer. LP Fontana 8876 154 TY

20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Sydney Mozart Society presents the Sydney Soloists Recorded by Greg Ghavalas for FINE MUSIC

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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 14:00 LISTENERS’ CHOICE with Christina MacGuinness Phone 9439 4777 or go to finemusicfm.com and follow the links to choose your music 15:30 SYDNEY PHILHARMONIA IN CONCERT Prepared by Peter Bell

Mozart, W. Four interludes from Thamos King of Egypt, K345 (1773-76). London SO/Peter Maag. Decca 466 500-2 18

Elgar, E. The dream of Gerontius, op 38 (1900). Mark Tucker ten; Lili Paasikivi, mezz; David Wilson-Johnson, bass bar; Sydney Philharmonia Choirs; TSO Chorus; Sydney SO/ Vladimir Ashkenazy. ABC 476 4297 1:35

Ketèlbey, A. In the mystic land of Egypt (1931). Laurence Dale, ten; Ambrosian Ch; London Promenade O/Alexander Faris. Philips 400 011-2 6

Wesley-Smith, M. Songs for snark hunters (1985). Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir; David Miller, pf; Neil McEwen, cond. SPC recording 16

Paganini, N. Introduction and variations on the G string after Rossini’s Moses in Egypt (c1819). Lev Yevgrafov, vc; Lydia Yevgrafova, pf. LP Melodiya C10 19589 000 7

17:30 PLUCKED STRINGS Prepared by Philip Lidbury

Luigini, A. Ballet égyptien, op 12 (1875). London SO/Richard Bonynge. Decca 452 768-2 fineMusic 102.5

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18:00 FOCUS ON FOLK Folk Federation of NSW with Kate Delaney

Tórroba, F. Moreno Sonatina trianera for four guitars and castanets. Angelita Romero, castanets; Los Romeros. Philips 412 609-2 8

Mozart, W. Quintet in E flat, K407 (1782). Robert Johnson, hn; Susan Collins, vn; Tony Gault, va; Roger Benedict, va; Catherine Hewgill, vc. 17 Beethoven, L. Quintet in E flat, op 16 (1796). Alexandre Oguey, ob; Francesco Celata, cl; Andrew Barnes, bn; Robert Johnson, hn. 26 Dvorák, A. Quintet in A, op 81 (1887). Susan Collins, vn; Tony Gault, vn; Roger Benedict, va; Catherine Hewgill, vc. 36 Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pf (2 above) 21:30 SYMPHONIC INTERLUDE Prepared by Elaine Siversen Koehne, G. Nocturne 2: Interlude, Delius near the Alhambra (1993). Adelaide SO/János Fürst. ABC 442 349-2 7 Hill, A. Symphony no 4 in C minor, The pursuit of happiness (1955). Melbourne SO/ Wilfred Lehmann. Marco Polo 8.220345 19 22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones


SUNDAY 16 March 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Eleonore Fuchter 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Elaine Siversen Strauss, E. Garland of Johann Strauss waltzes, op 292 (1894). Johann Strauss O/Jack Rothstein,. Chandos CHAN 8527 13 Prokofiev, S. Waltz suite, op 110 (1946). Mikhail Chernykhovsky, vn; USSR Radio & TV Large SO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Consonance 81-5005 28 Strauss, R. Waltz, from Der Rosenkavalier (1911). Slovak PO/Zdenek Kosler. Naxos 8.578041-42 12 10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music from the Classical era Prepared by Paul Roper

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Symphony in E, Wq182:6 (1773). Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood. L’Oiseau-Lyre 455 715-2 9 Handel, G. He trusted in God; Thy rebuke hath broken His heart ... Behold, and see, if there be any sorrow, from Messiah (1742). Charles Daniels, ten; Gabrieli Consort; Gabrieli Players/Paul McCreesh. Archiv 453 464-2 6 Bach, C.P.E. Fantasy in F sharp minor, Wq90, C.P.E. Bach’s feelings (1787). Alsa Stuurop, vn; Jacques Ogg, fp. Reichardt, J. Overture: Wie schön und wie herrlich, from Erwin und Elmire (1790-91). Johanna Stojkovic, sop; Michael Kupfer, bar; Cappella Coloniensis/Andreas Spering. cpo 999 860-2 8 Bach, C.P.E. Donnre nur ein Wort der Macht, Herr, from Die letzen Leiden des Erlösers, Wq233 (1770). Max van Egmond, bass; La Petite Bande/Sigiswald Kuijken. EMI CDS 7 47753-8 10 14

Bach, C.P.E. Keyboard concerto in G, Wq44 (1778). Concerto Armonico; Miklós Spányi, fp & dir. BIS CD-708 15 Benda, G. Beste, du lebest? from Romeo and Juliet (1776). Heidrun Kordes, sop; Scot Weir, ten; La Stagione, Frankfurt/Michael Schneider. cpo 999 496-2 2 Bach, C.P.E. Quartet no 3 in G, Wq95 (1788). Wilbert Hazelzet, fl; Hajo Bäss, va; Andreas Staier, fp. Harmonia Mundi CDC 7 94618-2 18 12:00 SPEAK EASY, SWING HARD with Richard Hughes

Karg-Elert, S. Marche triomphale. Simon Preston, org. Decca 430 091-2

14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL Musical Images: Scenic USA Prepared by Elaine Siversen Fry, W. Niagara symphony (1854). Royal Scottish NO/Tony Rowe. Naxos 8.559057

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Ives, C. Three places in New England (190814/29; ed. Sinclair). Eastman-Rochester O/ Howard Hanson. Mercury 432 755-2 18 MacDowell, E. New England idylls, op 62 (1902). James Barbagallo, pf. Marco Polo 8.223631 16 Grofé, F. Mississippi suite (1925). Hollywood Bowl SO/Felix Slatkin. EMI 5 74117 2 13 Milhaud, D. Carnival in New Orleans, op 275 (1947). Stephen Coombs, pf; Artur Pizarro, pf. Hyperion CDA67014 9

Bach, C.P.E. Sonata in A, Wq65:44 (1766). Miklós Spányi, fp. BIS CD-1492

Haydn, J. Sonata in F, Hob.XVI:29 (1776). Jacques Ogg, fp. Globe GLO 5103

13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide

Delius, F. Florida suite (1887). English SO/ William Boughton. Nimbus NI 5450/3 37 16:00 RUSSIAN COMPOSERS OF THE ROMANTIC ERA Prepared by Frank Morrison Borodin, A. Quintet in C minor (1862). Ilona Prunyi, pf; New Budapest String Quartet. Marco Polo 8.223172 23 Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 2 in C minor, op 17, Little Russian (1872-79). Philharmonia O/ Riccardo Muti. EMI CZS 7 67318 2 32 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Richard Munge Hymns: Jesus, the name high over all; Let us with a gladsome mind; There is a green hill far away. Choir of St Andrew’s Cathedral; Mark Quarmby, org; Michael Deasey, cond. STA 0201 11 Psalms: no 139, O Lord, thou hast searched me out; no 23, The Lord is my shepherd. Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge; John Scott, org; George Guest, cond. Decca 452 941-2 10 Stanford, C. Villiers Magnificat; Nunc dimittis in C, op 115 (1909). Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral; Christopher Dearnley, org; John Scott, cond. Helios CDH 55401 9 Bainton, E. And I saw a new heaven.

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Howells, H. Te Deum.

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Choir of Abbey School, Tewkesbury (2 above) Hymns: All my hope on God is founded; O praise ye the Lord. Choir of Worcester Cathedral; Worcester Festival Choral Society; Paul Trepte, org; Donald Hunt, cond. Griffin GCCD 4024 5

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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 Puccini, G. Addio, from La bohème (1896). Barbara Hendricks, sop; José Carreras, ten; French NO/James Conlon. Erato 2292-45317-2 3 Mozart, W. Non siate ritrosi; Donne mie, la fate a tanti; Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo, from Così fan tutte, K588 (1790). Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bass-bar; Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner. ABC 472826-2 10 Gounod, C. Va! je t’ai pardonné, from Roméo et Juliette (1867). Anna-Lisa Björling, sop; Jussi Björling, ten; San Francisco Opera O/Gaetano Merola. Naxos 8.110142 10 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Rex Burgess Beethoven, L. Symphony no 4 in B flat, op 60 (1806). Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn. ABC 461 918-2 29 Respighi, O. Concerto all’antica (pub. 1923). Ingolf Turban, vn; English CO/Marcello Viotti. Claves 50-9017 28 Strauss, R. Death and transfiguration, op 24 (1888-89). Cleveland O/George Szell. Sony SBK 53511 24 21:00 NEW HORIZONS The South American connection Prepared by Chris Blower Ginastera, A. Sonata no 2, op 53 (1981). Fernando Viani, pf. Naxos 8.557911

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Martinez-Parada, V. Variations on a Milonga. Victor Martinez-Parada, gui. MBS 32 CD 12 Matalon, M. Trame VIII (2008). Eriko Minami, mar; Les Siècles/François-Xavier Roth. Musicales Actes Sud 19 Medaglia, J. Suite: Belle époque in Sud-America (1994-97). Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet. BIS CD-952 9 Gnattali, R. Pixinguinha, from Retratos (1956). Slava Grigoryan, gui; Leonard Grigoryan, gui. ABC 472 824-2 5 Schroeter, G. Piano concerto, op 180 no 3, The hands of destiny. Kiev PO/Robert Ian Winstin. erm 6827 21 22:30 ULTIMA THULE March 2014

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MONDAY 17 March 11:30 CHAMBER ENCORE Prepared by Elaine Siversen Spohr, L. Fantasy in B minor on themes of Danzi and Vogler, op 118 (1814). Sophie Langdon, vn; Hugh Webb, hp. Naxos 8.555365

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Tchaikovsky, P. Capriccio italien, op 45 (1880; arr. Langer). Aurora Piano Quartet. Naxos 8.557717D 13 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan

Michael Collins

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

Falla, M. de Suite populaire espagnole (transcr. Maréchal). André Navarra, vc; Erika Kilcher, pf. Calliope CAL 5673 14 Chopin, F. Rondo in C, op 73 (1828). Amsterdam Guitar Trio. Newton 8802093

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Ravel, M. Mother goose (1908-10; transcr. Walter). Claire Désert, pf; Moraguès Quintet. Le Chant du Monde LDC2781116 15 Saint-Saëns, C. Caprice d’après l’etude en forme de valse. Philippe Graffin, vn; Pascal Devoyon, pf. Helios CDH55353 8 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Elaine Siversen Salieri, A. Sinfonia in D, Veneziana. English CO/Richard Bonynge. ABC 475 070-2 8 Spohr, L. Clarinet concerto no 3 in F minor (1821). Michael Collins, cl; Swedish CO/Robin O’Neill. Hyperion CDA67561 27 Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 3 in D, op 29, Polish (1875). London PO/Mstislav Rostropovich. EMI 5 65709 2 38

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Offenbach, J. Concerto rondo (1851). Guido Schiefen, vc; WDR Radio O/Helmut Froschauer. cpo 777 069-2 20

13:00 CONTEMPORARY VOCAL MUSIC Prepared by Kate Rockstrom Whitacre, E. Alleluja (2011). Eric Whitacre Singers. Decca 2796323

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Di Cox

Pierre Boulez

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Dutilleux, H. Correspondances (2003). Barbara Hannigan, sop; Radio France PO/Esa-Pekka Salonen. DG 479 1180 18 Stanhope, P. Three geography songs (1997). Sydney Chamber Choir/Paul Stanhope. ABC 476 3870 14 Barton, W. Voice and didjeridu improvisation no 1. Delmae Barton, vocal; William Barton, didjeridu. ABC 476 4834 4 Hildegard of Bingen. O beata Infantia. Sinfonye/Stevie Wishart. Decca 476 5117

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14:00 OPERA COMPOSERS SANS OPERA Prepared by Frank Morrison Rossini, G. Bassoon concerto (c1855). Karen Geoghegan, bn; BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda. Chandos CHAN 10613 18 Puccini, G. Preludio sinfonico (1876). Hungarian Opera O/Pier Giorgio Mirandi. Naxos 8.555304

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Bellini, V. Trumpet concerto in E flat. Maurice André, tpt; Franz Liszt CO of Budapest/Frigyes Sandor. Erato 2292-45062-2 9 Verdi, G. String quartet in E minor (1873). Melos Quartet. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901671 22

Gounod, C. Symphony no 1 in D (1855). O of St John’s, Smith Square/John Lubbock. ASV DCA 981 29 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 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Di Cox Arnold, M. Overture: Tam O’Shanter, op 51 (1955). Scottish NO/Alexander Gibson. Chandos CHAN 10412X

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Bax, A. Sleepy-head (1915). Eric Parkin, pf. Chandos CHAN 8732

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Milhaud, D. The creation of the world, op 81 (1923). Lausanne CO/Alberto Zedda. Virgin VC 7 91098-2 17 Bartók, B. Music for strings, percussion and celesta (1936). BBC SO/Pierre Boulez. Sony SM2K 64 100 30 Orff, C. Ave fortissima; O fortuna, from Carmina Burana (1937). Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir; Sydney Philharmonia O/Antony Walker. ABC 465 684-2 4 Schoenberg, A. Pelleas und Melisande, op 5 (1903). Royal Concertgebouw O/Christoph von Dohnányi. Radio Nederland RCO 08005 41


TUESDAY 18 March

Eduard Melkus

Valery Gergiev. Photo - Alberto Venzago

0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Graun, J. Concerto in C minor. Ensemble Baroque de Limoges. Auvidis E 8617

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

Borodin, A. Symphony no 1 in E flat (1862-67). Rotterdam PO/Valery Gergiev. Philips 422 996-2 35

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Eduard Melkus Prepared by Francis Frank

11:30 RUSSIAN DANCES Prepared by Heather Sykes

Heinichen, J. Concerto in F. Peter Damm, hn; Dieter Pansa; hn; Wolfram Just; Capella Sagittariana/Eduard Melkus. Berlin Classics 0012882BC 6 Beethoven, L. Four contredanses, WoO14 (1802). Archiv 439 964-2 Mozart, L. Sinfonia burlesca. Archiv 427 122-2

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Eduard Melkus Ensemble (2 above) Corelli, A. Violin sonata in A, op 5 no 6 (pub. 1700). Eduard Melkus, vn; Garo Atmacayan, vc; Karl Scheit, lute; Huguette Dreyfus, hpd, org. Archiv 427 161-2 10 Mozart, W. Five contradanses, K609 (1791). Eduard Melkus Ensemble. Archiv 439 964-2 7 Bach, J. Christian Piano concerto in C, op 7 no 1 (1770). Ingrid Haebler, fp; Vienna Capella Academica/Eduard Melkus. Philips 438 712-2 11 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Heather Sykes Guridi, J. Ten Basque songs (1941). Basque NO/ Miguel Gómez Martínez. Claves 50-9709 21

Borodin, A. Trio in G minor.

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Sextet in D minor (1860-61).

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Alexander Detisov, vn; Alexander Polonsky, vn; Alexander Osokin, vc (2 above) Brilliant Classics 94410 Shostakovich, D. Dances of the dolls (1952). Martin Jones, pf. AVM AVMCD 1003 9 12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes

Goldberg, J. Prelude and fugue in F minor (c1748). Gregor Hollman, hpd. 9 MD+G L 3318 Vivaldi, A. Flute concerto in G, RV118 (c1718). Jean-Pierre Rampal, fl; I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone. CBS M2YK 45623 10 14:00 BEETHOVEN AND HIS PUPILS Prepared by Angela Bell Beethoven, L. Trio in B flat, op 11, Gassenhauer (1797). Vienna Piano Trio. Nimbus NI 5508

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Ries, F. Sonata in C, op 9 no 2 (c1809). Susan Kagan, pf. Naxos 8.572204 19 Sonata in G minor, op 125 (1823). Guido Larisch, vc; Robert Hill, fp. cpo 999 666-2 29

13:00 FEATURING BAROQUE Prepared by Frank Morrison Rameau, J-P. Cinquième concert, from Pièces de clavecin en concert (pub. 1741). Lars Fryden, vn; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, bass viol; Gustav Leonhardt, hpd. Vanguard 08 2023 71 7 Weiss, S. Concerto for guitar (c1740). Slava Grigoryan, gui; Melbourne Mandolin O/Fred Witt. Move MD3159 8 Stanley, J. Concerto grosso in D, op 2 no 1 (pub. 1742). Parley of Instruments/Roy Goodman. Hyperion CDA66338

Bach, J.S. Heute noch, lieber Vater, tu es doch, from Cantata, BWV211, Coffee (c1734). Barbara Bonney, sop; O of the Age of Enlightenment/ Gustav Leonhardt. 7 Decca 468 818-2

Czerny, C. Symphony no 2 in D, op 781. Brandenburg State O, Frankfurt/Nikos Athidäos. Christophorus CHE 0140-2

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16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Andrew Dziedzic 19:00 THE JAZZ BEAT with Lloyd Capps 20:00 RECENT RELEASES with David Garrett

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WEDNESDAY 19 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Prepared by Jennifer Foong Heinichen, J. Concert movement in C minor. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel. Archiv 437 549-2 3 Reincken, J. Toccata in G. Ewald Kooiman, org. FSM FCD 96 506/07 XVII 5 Bach, J.S. Sonata in G minor, BWV1020 (c1720). Maxence Larrieu, fl; Rafael Puyana, hpd. Philips 438 809-2 10 Rosenmüller, J. Sinfonia prima in F (pub. 1667). Hespérion XX/Jordi Savall. Astrée E 8709 10 Röllig, J. Horn concerto no 14 in E flat. Barry Tuckwell, hn; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown. Decca 417 406-2 9

12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale 13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI Young Virtuosi Award Semi finals with Troy Fil; recorded by Greg Ghavalis Featuring pianist Bowen Li Proudly sponsored by Sydney Piano World and Sauter Pianos 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 Mozart, W. Quintet in E flat, K407 (1782). Nury Guarnaschelli, hn; Signum Quartet. Capriccio C 5059 17 Jadin, H. Sonata in F sharp minor, op 4 no 2 (pub. 1795). Jean-Claude Pennetier, pf. Harmonia Mundi HMC 901189 14

Graun, J. Trio in B flat for violin, viola and basso continuo. London Baroque. BIS 1995 13

Haydn, J. Symphony in E minor, Hob.I:44, Trauer (c1771). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 23

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Field

16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with David Ogilvie

Bach, J.S. Passacaglia and fugue in C minor, BWV582. Bournemouth SO/José Serebrier. Naxos 8.557883 13 Mozart, W. Piano concerto no 17 in G, K453 (1784). English CO/Murray Perahia, pf & dir. Sony SX4K 46 443 30 Haydn, J. Missa in tempore belli in C, Hob. XXII:9, Paukenmesse (1796). April Cantelo, sop; Helen Watts, cont; Robert Tear, ten; Barry McDaniel, bar; Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge; Stephen Cleobury, org; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/George Guest. Decca 478 3156-67 40 11:30 OBOE CHAMBER Prepared by Chris Blower Stamitz, C. Quartet in D, op 8. Paul Goodwin, ob; Terzetto. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908601.30 15 40

Devienne, F. Sonata in B flat, op 70 no 3 (179899). Peter Bree, ob; Roderick Shaw, fp. Etcetera KTC 1084 12

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19:00 JAZZ STARS AND STRIPES with Peter Mitchell 20:00 AT THE OPERA Legendary Met performances: 9 December 1939 Prepared by Michael Tesoriero Mussorgsky, M. Boris Godunov. Opera in four acts. Libretto by composer. First performed St Petersburg, 1874. BORIS GODUNOV: Ezio Pinza, bass DMITRY: Charles Kullman, ten PIMEN: Nicola Moscona, bass PRINCE SHUYSKY: Alessio De Paolis, ten MARINA: Kirsten Thorburg, cont Metropolitan Ch & O/Ettore Panizza. Naxos 8.110044-6 3:01 Boris Godunov has been regent of Russia during a time of troubles, after the death

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of Tsar Ivan and the murder of his son. He is urged by a crowd to take the throne. In Moscow Prince Shuysky welcomes him and begs the crowd to glorify Tsar Boris. In a Kremlin monastery an old monk Pimen is writing a history of Russia; his assistant Grigory resolves to impersonate the dead Tsarevich. He meets some vagrants and flees for the border. Meanwhile Boris faces his guilt. Prince Shuysky brings news of the rise of the pretender. In Poland Grigory courts Princess Marina and persuades her to march to Moscow. Riven by guilt Boris dies and a beggar mourns the state of his country as the pretender approaches. 23:00 ORGAN RECITAL BY ROBERT SMITH Recorded by FINE MUSIC Pachelbel, J. O, the innocent Lamb of God. 4 Reger, M. Introduction and passacaglia in D 7 minor (1913). Langlais, J. The Annunciation, op 2 no 1 (1932). 7 Dupré, M. Prelude and fugue in G minor, op 7 7 no 3 (1912). Peeters, F. Concert piece, op 52a (1952).

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Robert Smith, org (all above) 23:35 THE SYDNEY MANDOLINS Recorded by FINE MUSIC Vaughan Williams, R. Fantasia on Greensleeves (1934).

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Monti, V. Czárdas.

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THURSDAY 20 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Lyubvi vsye vozrasti pokorni, from Eugene Onegin. Nicolai Ghiaurov, bass; Royal Opera House O/Georg Solti. Decca 433 064-2 6

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

12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers

Schobert, J. Sonata no 1 in D, op 5 no 1 (pub. 1766). Four Nations Ensemble. ASV GAU 172 13 Menuet in E flat (pub.1761-67; transcr. Godowsky). Konstantin Scherbakov, pf. Marco Polo 8.223795

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Quartet in E flat, op 14 no 1 (pub. 1761-67). Chiara Banchini, vn; Véronique Méjean, vn; Philipp Bosbach, vc; Luciano Sgrizzi, fp. Harmonia Mundi HMC 1901294 10 Keyboard concerto in G (1765). Eckart Sellheim, fp; Collegium Aureum. EMI CDC 7 47527-2 23 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Morton-Evans Wagner, R. Overture to Tannhäuser (1842-45). Slovak PO/Michael Halász. Naxos 8.550136 10 Mozart, W. Violin concerto no 4 in D, K218 (1775). Isaac Stern, vn; English CO/Alexander Schneider. Sony SM3K 66 475 26 Vivaldi, A. Triple concerto in F, RV551. Pinchas Zukerman, vn; Itzhak Perlman, vn; Isaac Stern, vn; New York PO/Zubin Mehta. Sony SM2K 66 472 11 Balakirev, M. Symphony no 2 in D minor (1900-08). Philharmonia O/Yevgeny Svetlanov. Hyperion CDA66586 37 11:30 HIGHLIGHTS FROM EUGENE ONEGIN Prepared by Giovanna Grech Tchaikovsky, P. Puskaj pagibnu ja, no prezhde, from Eugene Onegin (1879). Galina Gorchakova, sop; Kirov O/Valery Gergiev. Philips 446 405-2 13 Kuda, kuda, kuda, wy udalilis, from Eugene Onegin. Francisco Araiza, ten; English CO/ Alberto Zedda. Philips 420 070-2 6

19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey 20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA French music in the Classical era Prepared by Judy Ekstein

13:00 THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT Some lesser known musicians Prepared by Philip Lidbury

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Composer focus

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

Arnold, S. Overture in D, op 8 no 4 (c1771). Toronto Camerata/Kevin Mallon. Naxos 8.557484 7 Wagenseil, G. Sonata no 6 in G (1764). Piccolo Concerto Wien/Roberto Sensi. Accent ACC 24242 16

Méhul, É-N. Overture to La chasse du jeune Henri (1797). Brittany O/Stefan Sanderling. ASV DCA 1140 11 Pleyel, I. Clarinet concerto in C (1797). Paul Meyer, cl; Franz Liszt CO/Jean-Pierre Rampal. Denon CO-78911 24

Krufft, N. Des Mädchens Klage. Christoph Prégardien, ten; Andreas Staier, fp. Teldec 3984-21473-2 5

Stamitz, C. Viola concerto in D, op 1 (c1780). Jan Peruska, va; Prague Philharmonia/Jirí Belohlávek. Supraphon SU 3929-2 21

Pleyel, I. Serenade no 1 in F (1790). Wind Octet of the Strasbourg PO. LP Erato STU 71278 18

Boïeldieu, A. Overture to Le calife de Bagdad (1800). New Philharmonia O/Richard Bonynge. Decca 440 844-2 8

Bortnyansky, D. Sacred concerto no 4 (1790s). Russian State Symphonic Cappella/Valery Polyansky. Chandos CHAN 9729 9

Krumpholtz, J-B. Harp concerto no 6, op 9 (1782). Lily Laskine, hp; Jean-François Paillard CO/Jean-François Paillard. Erato 2292-45084-2 20

Wolf, E. Symphony in F. Franz Liszt CO/ Nicolás Pasquet. Naxos 8.557132

Méhul, É-N. Symphony no 3 in C (1809). Gulbenkian Foundation O/Michel Swierczewski. Nimbus NI 5184/5

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14:30 KEYBOARD CONTRASTS Prepared by Francis Frank

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22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE

Clementi, M. Piano trio, op 21 no 1 (pub. 1788). Trio Fauré. Dynamic CDS 93 13

Vivaldi, A. Trio sonata in B minor, RV79. Danubius Ensemble. Naxos 8.550377

Salzedo, C. Sonata. Alice Giles, hp; Arnan Wiesel, pf. Schwann 3-1765-2 12

Bach, C.P.E. Sonata in D, Wq83 (c1747). Béla Drahos, fl; Zsuzsa Pertis, hpd. Naxos 8.550513 15

Stanley, J. Harpsichord concerto in C minor, op 10 no 4 (pub. 1775). London Baroque. Amon Ra SAR 14 10

Brahms, J. Sextet no 1 in B flat, op 18 (185860). Stuttgart String Sextet. Naxos 8.550436 33

Berwald, F. Duo in D minor (1858). Tobias Ringborg, vn; Åke Lundin, pf. Naxos 8.554286 18

Piazzolla, A. Tango no 3. Michael Newman, gui; Laura Oltman, gui. MusicMasters 7071-2-C 7

Mozart, W. Sonata no 15 in C, K545, For beginners (1788). Brian Chapman, pf. Tonart TPCD 950531

Krommer, F. Partita in E flat, op 69 (1808). Rotterdam Philharmonic Wind Ensemble. Brilliant Classics 93759 20

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Vivaldi, A. Double concerto in F, RV542. Eleonora Turovsky, vn; Genevieve Soly, org; I Musici de Montréal/Yuli Turovsky. Chandos CHAN 8651 11

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Beethoven, L. Sonata no 3 in A, op 69 (180708). Pierre Fournier, vc; Jean Fonda, pf. Aura AUR 125-2 23 March 2014

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FRIDAY 21 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Skryabin, A. Prelude in E, op 11 no 9 (1896). 2

3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN

Eileen Joyce, pf (all above) APR 7502

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

13:30 ITALIANS ABROAD Prepared by Robert Vale

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Exploring Chamber Prepared by Jan Brown

Boccherini, L. Quintet no 4 in D, Fandango (1798). Karin Schaupp, gui; Flinders Quartet. ABC 476 4435 20

Boccherini, L. Quintet in E minor, op 57 no 3 (c1799). Riccardo Caramella, pf; Zagreb String Quartet. Nuova Era 7160 18

Clementi, M. Sonata in F minor, op 13 no 6 (1785). Howard Shelley, pf. Hyperion CDA67729 16

Rossini, G. Quartet no 2 in G (1804; arr. Berr). Michael Thompson Wind Quartet. Naxos 8.554098 11 Haydn, M. String quintet in C (1773). L’Archibudelli. Sony SK 53987

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10:00 MORNING CONCERT Dvorák, A. Overture: Othello, op 93 (1891). Libor Pesek, cond. Virgin VC7 91144-2 15 Suk, J. Fantasy, op 24 (1902-03). Pamela Frank, vn; Charles Mackerras, cond. Decca 460 316-2 23 Dvorák, A. Symphony no 4 in D minor, op 13 (1874). Libor Pesek, cond. Virgin VC7 91144-2 42 Czech PO (3 above) 11:30 TWOS AND THREES Prepared by Paul Hopwood Beethoven, L. 14 Variations in E flat, op 44 (1803). Isaac Stern, vn; Leonard Rose, vc; Eugene Istomin, pf. Sony SM2K 64510 14 Busoni, F. Sonata in C (1876). Cristiano Rossi, vn; Marco Vincenzi, pf. Dynamic CDS 87 12

Cherubini, L. String quartet no 1 in E flat (1814). Quartetto David. BIS 1003

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15:00 CELTIC CONNECTION Prepared by Chris Blower Bruch, M. Adagio in E minor on celtic themes, op 56 (1890-91). Julius Berger, vc; Polish National RSO/Antoni Wit. EBS 6060 8 Singh, V. Fergus an’ Molly; Lament of a fisherman’s wife, from Celtic songs. Louis Dooner, voice; Birralee Blokes; Christine Madden, rec; Paul Holley, dir. ABC 476 4133

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Finch, C. Celtic concerto. Catrin Finch, hp; Sinfonia Cymru/John Rutter. DG 479 0497 13 Hill, A. Symphony no 6 in B flat, Celtic (1938; orch. 1956). Melbourne SO/Wilfred Lehmann. Marco Polo 8.220345 24 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Lloyd Capps 19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron

12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell

20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY Prepared by Heather Sykes

13:00 EILEEN JOYCE PLAYS RUSSIAN MUSIC Prepared by Patrick Thomas

Gottschalk, L. Symphony no 1, A night in the tropics (1859). Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel. Vanguard OVC 4051 19

Shostakovich, D. Three fantastic dances, op 5 (1922). 4 Rachmaninov, S. Preludes: in G minor; E flat; C minor; A flat; A minor; D flat (1901). 17 42

Carulli, F. Three sonatinas, op 196b. Leopoldo Saracino, gui; Massimo Palumbo, fp. Nuova Era 7174 13

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Balakirev, M. Grand fantasy on Russian folk songs, op 4 (1854). Anastasia Seifetdinova, pf; Russian PO/Dmitri Yablonsky. Naxos 8.570396 19

Albéniz, I. Suite española, op 47 (1886; orch. Frühbeck de Burgos). Mexico State SO/Enrique Bátiz. ASV DCA 888 42 Field, J. Piano concerto no 3 in E flat (pub. 1816). John O’Conor, pf; Scottish CO/Charles Mackerras. Telarc CD-80370 32 22:00 BAROQUE AND BEFORE Musicians of Lübeck Prepared by Elaine Siversen Tunder, F. In dich hab’ich gehoffet, Herr. Philip Swanton, org. LP Motette M 1028 6 Solo cantata for bass, strings and basso continuo: Da mihi, Domine. Dietrich FischerDieskau, bar; Else Göhrum-Jennewein, vn; Bertha Krimm, vn; Hermann Hirschfeldert, va; Marianne Klemm-Ott, va; Hermann Klaiss, vc; Max Schulze, db; Lisedore Prätorius, hpd. Hänssler 94.218 12 Prelude in G minor; Chorale and variations on Jesus Christus, unser Heiland. Kurt Ison, org. KJI CDKJ001 12 Buxtehude, D. Cantata: In dulci jubilo, BuxWV52. Arcadia/Jacqueline Ogeil. Tall Poppies TP157

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Sonata in D, BuxWV260 (pub. 1696). Trio Sonnerie. ASV GAU 110

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Passacaglia in D minor, BuxWV161. Robert Köbler, org. Berlin 0012912BC

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Bruhns, N. Psalm 100: Jauchzet dem Herren alle Welt. Martin Klietman, ten; Capella Savaria/Pál Németh. Hungaroton HCD 31134 13 Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (c1690). Gillian Weir, org. Argo 460 185-2 13 Buxtehude, D. O fröhliche Stunden, BuxWV84. Emma Kirkby, sop; John Holloway, vn; Manfredo Kraemer, vn; Jaap ter Linden, va; Lars Ulrik Mortensen, hpd. Naxos 8.557251 6 La capricciosa: 32 variations on the Bergamasca, BuxWV250. Glen Wilson, hpd. Naxos 8.557413 18


SATURDAY 22 March 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT

14:00 MOONSTRUCK Prepared by Stephen Wilson

6:00 SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC with Peter Bell

Dvorák, A. Song to the moon, from Rusalka (1900). Cheryl Barker, sop; Anne Marie Owens, mezz; Bruce Martin, bass; Australian Opera and Ballet O/Richard Hickox. CHAN 10568 8

9:00 WHAT’S ON IN MUSIC Our weekly guide to musical events in and around Sydney 9:30 SPOTLIGHT ON MIKLOS ROZSA Prepared by Francis Frank Rózsa, M. Overture to a symphony concert, op 26 (1957). 9 Hungarian nocturne, op 28 (1964).

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New Zealand SO/James Sedares (2 above) Koch 3-7191-2H1 Hungarian serenade, op 25 (1945). Gilad Karni, va; Budapest Concert O/Mariusz Smolij. Naxos 8.570925 24 Hungarian nocturne, op 28 (1964). New Zealand SO/James Sedares. Koch 3-7191-2H1

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Spellbound concerto (1945). Isador Goodman, pf; Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas. ABC 432 209-2 8 Variations on a Hungarian peasant song, op 4 (1929). Philippe Quint, vn; William Wolfram, pf. Naxos 8.570190 9 Sinfonia concertante, op 29 (1958). Anastasia Khitruk, vn; Andrey Tchekmazov, vc; Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky. Naxos 8.570350 34 11:30 ON PARADE Prepared by Paul Hopwood

Schulhoff, E. Moonstruck. Gewandhaus O/ Lothar Zagrosek. Decca 444 182-2 24 Allworth, A. Suite for piano, [In moonlight] (2005). Sally Mays, pf. Jade JADCD 1111 17 Strauss, R. Moonlight music, from Capriccio, op 85 (1942). Lucia Popp, sop; Walter Zeh, bar; Bamberg SO/Horst Stein. Eurodisc 258938 23 Gross, E. Moonscape (1972). Queensland SO/ Patrick Thomas. Jade JADCD 1062 8 15:30 AT THE MOVIES Prepared by Nicholas Chaplin Shore, H. Excerpts from The hobbit, The desolation of Smaug (2013). New Zealand SO/ Conrad Pope. Watertower Music WTM 39488 55 16:30 A MUSICAL CAVALCADE Prepared by Rex Burgess Biber, H. Balletti lamentabili (1670). La Follia Salzburg. Lyrichord LEMS8017 10

Evans, L. Idyll (1945; arr. Goodman). Isadore Goodman, pf; Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas. 7 ABC 476 4574 Benjamin, A. Le tombeau de Ravel (1958). Alan Vivian, cl; Susanne Powell, pf. Revolve AJM 1314 13 Glanville-Hicks, P. Come sleep (1934). Jane Edwards, sop; Marshall McGuire, hp. 2 ABC 476 910-8 19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Maureen Meers Various. Excerpts from For me and my gal (1942; arr Edens). Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, George Murphy, Marta Eggerth, voices. Sony 88697638552 18 Youmans, V. Excerpts from Hit the deck (1955; arr. Epps). Jane Powell, Ann Miller, Vic Damone, Tony Martin, Rex Dennis, voices. Sony 88697638572 13 Edens, R. Excerpts from Meet me in St Louis (1944). Judy Garland, Lucille Bremer, voices; MGM Ch. Sony 88697638632 17 MGM Studio O/Georgie Stoll (3 above) 20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Romantic strings Recorded by Greg Ghavalas for FINE MUSIC Schumann, R. Fairy tales, op 132 (1853).

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Bruch, M. Eight pieces, op 83 (pub.1910): nos 5 and 8. 10

Mozart, W. Bassoon concerto in B flat, K191 (1774). Laurence Perkins, bn; Manchester Camerata/Douglas Boyd. Hyperion CDA67288 18

Justine Marsden, va (2 above)

Britten, B. Lachrymae, op 48a, Reflections on a song of John Dowland (1950). 14

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Beethoven, L. To the distant beloved, op 98 (1816). Thomas Hampson, bar; Geoffrey Parsons, pf. EMI 5 75187 2 15

Sousa, J.P. Songs of grace and songs of glory (1892). Royal Artillery Band/Keith Brion. Naxos 8.559059 8

Grieg, E. Sonata no 1 in F, op 8 (1865). Marina Marsden, vn; Robert Chamberlain, pf. Tall Poppies TP067 20

Kern, J. Smoke gets in your eyes (arr. Frolov 7 1933).

Westendorf, T. I’ll take you home again, Kathleen (1876; arr. Fernie). Phillip McCann, cornet; Sellers Engineering Band/Roy Newsome. Chandos CHAN 4521 5

Debussy, C. Jeux, poème dansé (1913). Conservatoire Concert Society O/André Cluytens. EMI 5 68220 2 18

Justine Marsden, va (3 above)

18:00 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSERS’ HOUR Prepared by Janie Fitch

21:35 A SEASONAL INTERLUDE Prepared by Elaine Siversen

Grainger, P. Beautiful fresh flowers. Piers Lane, pf. Hyperion CDA67279

Stenhammar, W. Late summer nights, op 33 (1914). Lucia Negro, pf. BIS CD-554 24

Gershwin, G. Someone to watch over me (1926). Hawthorn Band/Ken MacDonald. Walsingham WAL 9000-2 4 Fernie, A. Scottish rhapsody. Sellers Engineering Band/Douglas Blackledge. Chandos CHAN 4511

12:00 JAZZ THEN AND NOW with Michael Cooper 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

Sutherland, M. Sonata (1925). Marina Marsden, vn; Robert Chamberlain, pf. Tall Poppies TP116

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Falla, M. de Suite populaire espagnole (1914-15). 13 Marina Marsden, vn (3 above)

Brahms, J. Trio in E flat, op 40 (1865).

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Robert Chamberlain, pf (all above)

22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones March 2014

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SUNDAY 23 March 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with David Garrett 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Angela Bell Copland, A. Four dance episodes from Rodeo (1942). Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta. Naxos 8.559240 19 Respighi, O. Chaconne for violin, organ and strings, after Tomaso Vitali (1908). Ingolf Turban, vn; English CO/Marcello Viotti. Claves CD 50-9017 14 Sor, F. Six valses, op 39. Robert Kubica, gui; Wilma van Berkel, gui. Naxos 8.553302 15 Dvorák, A. Slavonic dance in E minor, op 72 no 2 (1886). Scottish NO/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 241-44 5 10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music from the Classical era Prepared by Denis Patterson Boyce, W. Overture: King’s ode for the new year (1772). Hanover Band/Graham Lea-Cox. ASV GAU 176 7 Geminiani, F. Sonata in C, op 5 no 3 (pub. 1746). Hidemi Suzuki, vc; Rainer Zipperling, continuo vc; Guy Penson, hpd. Ricercar RIC 095077 12 Bellini, V. Oboe concerto in E flat (pub. 1941). Diana Doherty, ob; Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert. ABC 456 681-2 7 Cimarosa, D. Overture to Il convito (1782). Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Alessandro Amoretti. Naxos 8.570508 8 Boccherini, L. Symphony no 3 in A (1782). Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini. Harmonia Mundi HMG 501933-34 17 Leclair, J-M. Sonata no 3 in G minor, op 13 no 6 (1753). London Baroque. BIS CD-1855 14 Glinka, M. Trio pathétique in D minor (1832). Moscow Rachmaninov Trio. Hyperion CDA67216 14 Mozart, W. Piano concerto no 25 in C, K503 (1786) Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir. ABC 481 0192 31 12:00 CLASSIC JAZZ AND RAGTIME With John Buchanan 13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide 14:00 SUNDAY SPECIAL The fertile land: from Zelenka to Martinu Prepared by Frank Morrison Zelenka, J. Hipocondrie a 7 in A (1723). Collegium 1704. Supraphon SU 3858-2 8 Stamitz, C. Cello concerto in A (c1786). Claude Starck, vc; South-West German CO, Pforzheim/Paul Angerer. Claves 50 8105 19 44

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Pichl, V. Symphony in G (1769-70). London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert. Chandos CHAN 9740 14 Krumpholtz, J-B. Sonata en forme de scène de mezzo caractère. Stephanie Paulet, vn; Sandrine Chatron, hp. Ambroisie AM 179 13 Kalliwoda, J. Variations and rondo in B flat, op 57. Klaus Thunemann, bn; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Philips 446 096-2 11 Smetana, B. Three poetic polkas, op 8 (1854). András Schiff, pf. Teldec 3984-21261-2 10 Dvorák, A. Slavonic rhapsody, op 45 no 3 (1878). Detroit SO/Antal Dorati. Decca 476 2453 13 Martinu, B. Concertino (1933). Dresden Trio; New Berlin CO/Martin Fischer-Dieskau. BIS CD-578 19 16:00 LATIN FEVER Prepared by Jacob Gutmann Piazzolla, A. Tangazo (1988). New World SO/ Michael Tilson Thomas. Argo 436 737-2 14 Márquez, A. Danzón no 2 (1994). Venezuelan SO/Theodore Kuchar. Brilliant Classics 9262 9 Lopez, Francis Zambra Gitana, from Violettes impériales (1952). Roberto Alagna, ten; Paris Symphonic O/Yvan Cassar. DG 477 5569 4 Villa-Lobos, H. Bachianas brasileiras no 4 (1930-36/41). São Paulo SO/Roberto Minczuk. BIS CD-1250 19 Piazzolla, A. Street tango. Juan José Mosalini, ban; Osvaldo Calo, pf; I Fiamminghi/Rudolph Werthen. Telarc 80526 5 17:00 HOSANNA Prepared by Warwick Bartle Hymns: Spirit of mercy, truth and love; Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us; Give me the wings of faith; Immortal, invisible; Jesu lover of my soul. Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge; Brian Runnet, org; George Guest, cond. Belart 450 011-2 12 Tavener, J. Hymn to the Mother of God; Hymn for the dormition of the Mother of God. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter. Collegium COLCD 113

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Stanford, C. Villiers Jubilate in B flat. Choir of Durham Cathedral; Keith Wright, org; James Lancelot, cond. Priory PRCD 5007 3 Purcell, H. Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?; Thou knowest, Lord; Hear my prayer, O Lord. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter. Collegium COLCD 107 9

Allegri, G. Miserere mei Deus. Saul Quirke, sop; Choir of Westminster Cathedral/Stephen Cleobury. Decca 467-431-2 11 Hymn: The day thou gavest, Lord. Choir of Lincoln Cathedral/Colin Walsh. 3 Nibelle, H. Carillon Orléanais.

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Jeffrey Makinson, org (2 above) Priory PRCD 605 18:00 WHAT’S ON AT THE CON with Julie Simonds A monthly program of music, news and interviews from the Sydney Conservatorium 19:00 OPERA HIGHLIGHTS Prepared by Giovanna Grech Verdi, G. Oh! Fede negar potessi, Quando le sere al placido, from Luisa Miller (1849). Roberto Alagna, ten; Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado. EMI 5 56567 2 6 Berlioz, H. Je vais mourir, from The Trojans (1856-58). Josephine Veasey, sop; Royal Opera House O/Rafael Kubelik. Decca 440 844-2 7 Rossini, G. Selva opaca, from William Tell (1829). Leona Mitchell, sop; National PO/Kurt Herbert Adler. Decca 466 903-2 9 Puccini, G. E lucevan le stelle, from Tosca (1900). José Carreras, ten; Royal Opera House O/Colin Davis. Decca 478 2346 3 19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Grieg, E. Holberg suite, op 40 (1885). London PO/Walter Susskind. Cirrus Classics CRS 218 23 Liszt, F. Grand symphonic fantasy on themes from Berlioz’s Lélio (1834). Victor Sangiorgio, pf; Queensland SO/En Shao. ABC 456 680-2 25 Prokofiev, S. Symphony no 3 in C minor, op 44 (1928). NSO of Ukraine/Theodore Kuchar. Naxos 8.553054 35 21:00 NEW HORIZONS Prepared by Chris Blower Gorb, A. Awayday (1996). University of Georgia Wind Ensemble/John P. Lynch. Naxos 8.572231

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Maw, N. Piano trio (1991). Monticello Trio. ASV DCA 920 32 Birtwistle, H. Secret theatre (1984). London Sinfonietta/Elgar Howarth. Etcetera KTC 1052 32 Gunning, C. Summer afternoon, from Yorkshire glory (1991). Royal Liverpool PO/ Vernon Handley. Resonance RSN 3069 11 22:30 ULTIMA THULE


MONDAY 24 March Spohr, L. Symphony no 10 in E flat (1857). Swiss Italian O/Howard Shelley. Hyperion CDA67802 26 Döhler, T. Piano concerto in A, op 7. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir. Hyperion CDA67950

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Vanhal, J. Symphony in E minor (1771-73). Camerata Schweiz/Howard Griffiths. cpo 777 612-2 20 11:30 HIGHLIGHTS FROM MADAMA BUTTERFLY Prepared by Giovanna Grech Howard Shelley

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 Francis Frank Albinoni, T. Adagio in G minor (arr. Mageau). Brisbane Baroque Trio. Jade JADCD 1030 4 Vivaldi, A. Concerto in C, RV425 (arr. Behrend). Craig Ogden, gui; Alison Stephens, mand. Chandos CHAN 9780 8 Double concerto in G, RV516 (arr. Hey). Lucinda Moon, vn; Jamie Hey, vc; Australian Brandenburg O/Paul Dyer. ABC 476 284-0 9 Mozart, W. Rondo (arr. Kreisler). Beryl Kimber, vn; Geoffrey Parsons, pf. LP ABC RRCS 569 7 Hummel, J. Die Eselshaut (1814; arr. Sedlak). Albion Ensemble. Helios CDH55037 15 Ireland, J. Themes from Julius Caesar (1942; arr. Bush). London PO/Adrian Boult. Lyrita SRCD.240 7 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Derek Parker Ziehrer, C. Nachtschwärmer, op 466. Berlin SO/Robert Stolz. Eurodisc 258 666 9

Puccini, G. Vogliatemi bene, un bene piccolino, from Madama Butterfly (1904). Maria Callas, sop; Nicolai Gedda, ten; La Scala TO/ Herbert von Karajan. EMI 5 67701 2 7 Un bel di, from Madama Butterfly. Cheryl Barker, sop; O Victoria/Richard Bonynge. Melba MN-301085

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Flower duet, from Madama Butterfly. Mirella Freni, sop; Christa Ludwig, mezz; Vienna PO/ Herbert von Karajan. Decca 421 314-2 8 Con onor muore, from Madama Butterfly. Renata Tebaldi, sop; Carlo Bergonzi, ten; St Cecilia Academy O/Tullio Serafin. Decca 470 280-2 5 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan

15:00 THE FROG Prepared by Stephen Wilson Bantock, G. Comedy overture: The frogs. Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band/Peter Parkes. Chandos CHAN 4553 8 Telemann, G. Violin concerto in A, The frogs. Midori Seiler, vn; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin/Stephan Mai. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908601.30 13 May, B. Frog dreaming. Australian SO/Brian May. Southern Cross SCCD 1019 33 16:00 FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm with Tom Forrester-Paton 19:00 SPIRIT OF JAZZ with Susan Gai Dowling

13:00 AFTER THEY’D GONE Prepared by Angela Bell Krommer, F. Quartet in B flat, op posth. Dieter Klöcker, cl; Consortium Classicum. cpo 999 141-2

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Brahms, J. Piano trio in A, op posth (pub. 1938). Macquarie Trio. ABC 472 668-2 40 Ravel, M. Sonate posthume (1897). Frank Peter Zimmermann, vn; Alexander Lonquich, pf. EMI CDC 7 54305 2 15

22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Judy Ekstein Shostakovich, D. Suite from MoscowCheryomushki, op 105 (1959; arr. Cornall). Philadelphia O/Riccardo Chailly. London 452 597-2

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Martinu, B. Trio for flute, violin and piano (1937). Members of Feinstein Ensemble. Naxos 8.553459 16

Strauss, R. Im Abendrot, from Four last songs, op posth (1948). Renée Fleming, sop; Munich PO/Christian Thielemann. Decca 478 0647 8

Stravinsky, I. Le chant du rossignol (1917). Suisse Romande O/Neeme Järvi. Chandos CHAN 9240 21

Delius, F. Sonata in B, op posth (1892). Susanne Stanzeleit, vn; Gusztáv Fenyó, pf. Naxos 8.572261 26

Strauss, R. An alpine symphony, op 64 (191115). Cleveland O/Vladimir Ashkenazy. Decca 425 112-2 50 March 2014

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TUESDAY 25 March

Richard Tognetti

Cecilia Bartoli

0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Mahler, G. Das klagende Lied (1878-80). Heather Harper, sop; Norma Procter, cont; Werner Hollweg, ten; Netherlands Radio Ch; Royal Concertgebouw O/Bernard Haitink. Philips 464 372-2 38

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

Grechaninov, A. Symphony no 4, op 102 (1927). Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky. Chandos CHAN 9559 35

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Richard Tognetti Prepared by Madilina Tresca Bach, J.S. Double concerto in D minor, BWV1043 (1730-31). Helena Rathbone, vn. ABC 476 569-1 Tawadros, J. Oasis (2007; orch. Tawadros, Tognetti). Christopher Moore, va ; Joseph Tawadros, oud; Matt McMahon, pf; James Tawadros, req & bendir. ABC 476 4745

11:30 HOMAGE TO CHOPIN Prepared by Chris Blower 14

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Australian CO/Richard Tognetti, vn & dir (2 above) Svendsen, J. Romance, op 26 (1881). Richard Tognetti, vn; Nordic CO/Christian Lindberg. BIS CD-1538 8 Mozart, W. Violin concerto no 3 in G, K216 (1775). Australian CO/Richard Tognetti, vn & dir. Sony SK 62005 22 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Michael Field Pfitzner, H. Prelude to Act I, from Palestrina (1915). Berlin Opera O/Christian Thielemann. DG 449 571-2 8

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Liszt, F. Six chants polonais after Chopin (1847-60). Nikita Magaloff, pf. Fonè 87 F 07-19 CD

Mendelssohn, F. Double concerto no 1 in E (1823). Stephen Coombs, pf; Ian Munro, pf; BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk. Hyperion CDA66567 30 Brahms, J. Sextet in B flat, op 18 (1858-60). Soloists from Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players. Fine Music Tape Archive 36 Fauré, G. Requiem, op 48 (1888/93/1900). Cecilia Bartoli, sop; Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Santa Cecilia Academy Ch & O/Myung Whun-Chung. DG 459 365-2 38

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Chindamo, J. Prelude in E minor, after Chopin (op 28 no 4 1836-39; arr. Chindamo). Zoë Black, vn; Joe Chindamo, pf. Which Way Music WWM013 3 Villa-Lobos, H. Hommage à Chopin. Sonia Rubinsky, pf. Naxos 8.554489 8 12:00 JAZZ RHYTHM with Jeannie McInnes 13:00 AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Produced by Simon Moore Highlights and previews of the month’s concerts including interviews with the key players 14:00 MASTERS OF THE ROMANTIC ERA Prepared by Rex Burgess Berlioz, H. Overture: Roman carnival, op 9 (1844). Sydney SO/Willem van Otterloo. ABC 442 377-2 9

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 THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ SCENE with Susan Gai Dowling


WEDNESDAY 26 March Boismortier, J. de Première sérérenade ou première simphonie françoise, op 39. Le Concert Spirituel/Hervé Niquet. Naxos 8.554295 33 11:30 BAROQUE VOICES Prepared by Elaine Siversen Charpentier, M-A. Four anthems to the Virgin. Le Concert Spirituel/Hervé Niquet. Naxos 8.554453 16 Purcell, H. Rejoice in the Lord alway (c168285). Deller Consort; Oriana Concert O/Alfred Deller, ct & dir. Vanguard OVC 8027 9 Hervé Niquet

0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Peter Kurti 9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Aspects of Baroque Gluck, C. Trio sonata no 1 in C. Viktor Simcisko, vn; Alzbeta Plaskurova, vn; Marice Dobiásová, hpd. Point Classics 2671 77-2 7 Bach, J.S. Sonata in E flat, BWV1031 (1730-34). Milos Jurkovic, fl; Zuzana Ruzickova, hpd. Cascade 02131 11 Hanff, J. Ein feste burg ist unser Gott. Walter Kraft, org. Art of Classics INT 885.913 3 Handel, G. The king shall rejoice, HWV260 (1727). Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/ David Willcocks. Decca 455 041-2 12 Telemann, G. Suite in D, TWV55:D8. Joachim Schäfer, tpt; Bratislava Chamber Soloists/ Anton Popovic. Christophorus CHR 77210 18 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Elaine Siversen Gluck, C. Ballet: Semiramis (1765). Tafelmusik/ Bruno Weill. Sony SK 53119 21 Mozart, W. Sinfonia concertante no 1 in E flat, K297b (1778). Suzanne Kaiser, fl; AnnKathrin Brüggemann, ob; Javier Zafra, bn; Erwin Wieringa, hn; Freiburg Baroque O/Gottfried von der Goltz. Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908601.30 28

12:00 JAZZ SKETCHES with Robert Vale 13:00 YOUNG VIRTUOSI Young Virtuosi Award Semi finals with Troy Fil; recorded by Greg Ghavalis Featuring soprano Rhian Saunders Proudly sponsored by Sydney Piano World and Sauter Pianos 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 Fiala, J. Divertimento in D sharp for ten winds, op 80 (1782). Ji LP Supraphon 1111 2973G 11 Pinto, G. Grand sonata in A, op 3 no 2 (c1800). Míceál O’Rourke, pf. Chandos CHAN 9798 16 Haydn, J. Symphony in F sharp minor, Hob.I:45, Farewell (1772). Vienna CO/Ernst Märzendorfer. LP Musical Heritage Society OR H-201-249 27 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 Handel, G. Orlando. Opera in three acts. Libretto based on Carlo Sigismondo Capece’s

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L’Orlando after Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso. First performed London, 1733. ORLANDO: James Bowman, ct ANGELICA: Arleen Auger, sop MEDORO: Catherine Robbins, mezz DORINDA: Emma Kirkby, sop ZOROASTRO: David Thomas, bass Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood. LÓiseau Lyre 430845-2 2:38 Zoroastro the sorcerer foretells the future of Orlando, a great soldier in Charlemagne’s army. Orlando falls desperately in love with a pagan princess Angelica, who is in turn in love with another man, Medoro. Orlando cannot accept this and he is driven to extreme madness, imagining himself in the underworld. In this state he declares his love for a simple shepherdess, Dorinda, whose love has been rejected by Medoro. Orlando is prevented from causing disaster only by Zoroastro who eventually restores his sanity. 23:00 DOUBLES Prepared by Chris Blower Vaughan Williams, R. Partita for double string orchestra (1948). London SO/Bryden Thomson. Chandos CHAN 9263 20 Victoria, T. de Setting of Ave Maria for double choir. Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips. Gimell 454 910-2

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THURSDAY 27 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE 3:00 CLASSICAL TILL DAWN

Chopin, F. Piano trio in G, op 8 (1829). Trio Chausson. Mirare MIR 089 30

6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Simon Moore

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

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

19:00 JAZZ VIBES with Matt Bailey 20:00 EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA Prepared by Stephen Wilson

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Brian Drummond James Judd. Photo - Harald Hoffmann

Tchaikovsky, P. Overture to The nutcracker, op 71 (1892). Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert. LP ABC ABCL 5113 3

Stamitz, J. Sinfonia a quattro in A (c1750). New Dutch Academy CO/Simon Murphy. PentaTone PTC 5186 028 12

Rubinstein, A. Ballet music from The demon (1875). Hamburg SO/Heribert Beissel. LP Turnabout TV-S 34577 13

Berlioz, H. Love scene, from Romeo and Juliet, op 17 (1839). Sydney SO/Robert Pikler. Chandos CHAN 6587 17

Saint-Saëns, C. Piano concerto no 2 in G minor, op 22 (1868). Pascal Rogé, pf; Royal PO/ Charles Dutoit. Decca 417 351-2 24

Duparc, H. L’invitation au voyage (1870); La vie antérieure (1884); Chanson triste (1868/1902). Barbara Hendricks, sop; Lyon Opera O/John Eliot Gardiner. EMI CDC 7 49689 2 12

Beethoven, L. Symphony no 7 in A, op 92 (1811-12). Academy of Ancient Music/ Christopher Hogwood. L’Oiseau-Lyre 425 695-2

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11:30 QUARTET HALF HOUR Prepared by Phil Vendy Malipiero, G. Quartet no 2, Stornelli e ballate (1923). Orpheus String Quartet ASV DCD 457 15 Holst, G. Air and variations (1896). Sarah Francis, ob; English String Quartet. LP Chandos ABRD 1114

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Mendelssohn, F. The hunter parting and parting from the forest, from Six songs for male choir, op 50 (1840; arr. for horn quartet). Horns of the Leipzig RSO. Berlin Classics 0012882BC 4 12:00 JAZZ, PURE AND SIMPLE with Maureen Meers 13:00 A MUSICAL CAVALCADE Prepared by Rex Burgess Janequin, C. La guerre (c1515). Song Company/ Michael Noone. ABC 461 731-2 7 48

Elgar, E. Overture: Froissart, op 19 (1890). New Zealand SO/James Judd. Naxos 8.557577 14

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Andriessen, H. Variations and fugue on a theme by Johann Kuhnau (1935). Hague Residency O/Ferdinand Leitner. Olympia OCD 504

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Britten, B. Sonata in C, op 65 (1961). Tatjana Vassilieva, vc; Yumiko Urabe, pf. Naxos 8.555762 20 14:30 KEYBOARD CONTRASTS Prepared by Frank Morrison Schubert, F. Fantasie in F minor, D940 (1828). Murray Perahia, Radu Lupu, pf. Sony MK 39511 19 Skryabin, A. Sonata no 10, op 70 (1912-13). Vladimir Sofronitzky, pf. Brilliant Classics 9241 11 Albero, S. de Sonata no 11 in D minor (c1750). Joseph Payne, hpd. BIS CD-629 6 Albrechtsberger, J. Prelude and fugue. Elizabeth Anderson, Douglas Lawrence, org. Move MD 3180 6 Liszt, F. Concert paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto, (1851; transcr. 1859). Michele Campanella, pf. Brilliant Classics 94610

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Variations on an original theme, op 36, Enigma (1899). Sydney SO/Vladimir Ashkenazy. Exton EXCL-00029 30 Schoenberg, A. Verklärte Nacht, op 4 (1899; orch. 1917/43). Berlin PO/James Levine. DG 469 804-2 29 Elgar, E. Sea pictures, op 37 (1899). Margreta Elkins, mezz; Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert. ABC 461 992-2 22 Introduction and allegro, op 47 (1904-05). BBC PO/Andrew Davis. Chandos CHAN 10709 15 22:00 CHAMBER SOIRÉE Prepared by Stephen Wilson Dieupart, C. Suite in A (pub. 1701). Frans Brüggen, rec; Anner Bijlsma, baroque vc; Gustav Leonhardt, hpd, org. LP Telefunken SMA 25073

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Beethoven, L. Quintet in E flat, op 16 (1796). Lothar Koch, ob; Karl Leister, cl; Günter Piesk, bn; Gerd Seifert, hn; Jörg Demus, pf. DG 439 852-2 26 Brahms, J. String sextet no 2 in G, op 36 (1864-5). Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble Chandos CHAN 9151 40 Berwald, F. Grand septet in B flat (1842). Mikael Björk, db; members of Arion Wind Quintet; members of Schein String Quartet. Naxos 8.553714 23


FRIDAY 28 March 0:00 CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE

Four chorales. Crispian Steele-Perkins, tpt; Leslie Pearson, org. LDR 1006 10

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

12:00 NOONTIME JAZZ with Peter Mitchell

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Exploring chamber Prepared by Jennifer Foong

13:00 MUSICDIRECT with Stephen Schafer New and recent releases from www. MusicDirect.net.au

Rameau, J-P. Quatrième concert, from Pièces de clavecin en concert (pub. 1741). Lars Fryden, vn; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, bass viol; Gustav Leonhardt, hpd. Vanguard 08 2023 71 7 Saint-Saëns, C. Sonata in D, op 166 (1921). Gareth Hulse, ob; Ian Brown, pf. Hyperion CDA67431/2

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Fauré, G. Automne, op 18 no 3 (1878). Janet Baker, mezz; Gerald Moore, pf. EMI CDM 5 65009-2 3 Franck, C. Trio in F sharp minor, op 1 no 1 (1839-42). Munich Piano Trio. Calig CAL 50 864

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15:00 CONCERT HALL Prepared by Stephen Schafer Liszt, F. Totentanz (1859). Sergio Tiempo, pf; O Della Suizzera Italiana/Ion Marin. Avanti Classics 5414706 10382 14 Debussy, C. Nuages (1900; transcr. Ravel). Duo Lechner Tiempo. Avanti Classics 5414706 10312 6 Tchaikovsky, P. Piano concerto no 1 in B flat minor, op 23. Sergio Tiempo, pf; O Della Suizzera Italiana/Alexandre RabinovitchBarakovsky. Avanti Classics 5414706 10382 33

10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Frank Morrison

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

Mozart, W. Overture to Lucio Silla, K135 (1772). London SO/Peter Maag. Decca 466 500-2 9

19:00 FRIDAY JAZZ SESSION with Sally Cameron

Massenet, J. Piano concerto in E flat (1903). Stephen Coombs, pf; BBC Scottish SO/JeanYves Ossonce. Hyperion CDA66897 31 Dukas, P. Symphony in C (1896). Cincinnati SO/Jésus López-Cobos. Telarc 80515 41 11:30 BROWSING THE BAROQUE Prepared by Rex Burgess Bach, J.S. 14 Goldberg canons, BWV1087 (174748). Palladian Ensemble. Linn CKD 036 7 Toccata in F, BWV540 (1712-17; arr. Grainger). Robert Chamberlain, Darryl Coote, Max Cooke, pf. Move MD 3158 8

Philidor, A. The battle of Louis XIV against William of Orange (c1710). La Simphonie du Marais/Hugo Reyne. 6 FNAC 592332 Charpentier, M-A. The battle in Heaven between the archangel Michael and the dragon (1683). Barbara Schlick, sop; Nancy Zijlstra, sop; Kai Wessel, ct; Dominique Visse, ct; Christoph Prégardien, ten; Harry van Berne, ten; Peter Kooy, bass; Klaus Mertens, bass; Amsterdam Baroque O/Ton Koopman. 9 Musifrance 2292-45822-2 Biber, H. Battalia: The dissolute revelling of musketeers, march, the battle and lamento of the wounded, imitated with and dedicated to Bacchus (1673). Concentus Musicus, Vienna/ Nicolaus Harnoncourt. 7 Teldec Monteverdi, C. Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1638). Anna Caterina Antonacci, sop; Modo Antiquo/Federico Maria Sardelli. naive V 5050 18 Schmelzer, J. Sonata, The victory of the Christians over the Turks (pub.1683; arr. Schmelzer). Romanesca. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907143

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Kuhnau, J. Sonata I, Il combattimento trà David e Goliath, from Musicalische Vorstellung einiger biblischer Historien (pub. 1700). John Butt, org. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907133 14

20:00 THE ROMANTIC CENTURY In Russia Prepared by Phil Vendy Khandoshkin, I. Sonata in G minor, op 3 no 1 (c1800). Anastasia Khitruk, vn. Naxos 8.570028 20 Borodin, A. Quartet no 1 in A (1875-78). Moscow String Quartet. Brilliant Classics 94410

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Alyabyev, A. Sonata in E minor (1825-28). Adrian Chandler, vn; Olga Tverskaya, fp. Opus 111 OPS 30-230 23 Glinka, M. Variations in C on a theme by Bellini (1832). Victor Ryabchikov, pf. BIS CD-980 10 Rubinstein, A. Faust, op 68 (1864). George Enescu PO/Horia Andreescu. Naxos 8.557005 20

Campra, A. La dispute de l’Amour et de l’Hymen (pub. 1714). Dominique Visse, ct; Members of Les Arts Florissants/William Christie. Harmonia Mundi HMA 1901238

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Ava Gardner and Gregory Peck - The Snows of Kilimanjaro

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Walton, W. Crown imperial (1937; arr Kreines). 6

6:00 SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC with Oscar Foong

Gabrieli, G. Canzon IX duodecimi toni à 10, from Sacræ symphoniæ … tam vocibus quam instrumentis (pub. 1597; arr. Block). 4

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

Jay Friedman, cond (2 above) Grainger, P. A Lincolnshire posy (1940; arr Higgins). Mark Ridenour, cond. 15

9:30 SPOTLIGHT ON ERNEST BLOCH Prepared by Francis Frank Bloch, E. Two poems: Winter, spring (1905). Slovak RSO/Oliver von Dohnányi. Naxos 8.570259 14 Piano quintet no 2 (1957). Piers Lane, pf; Goldner String Quartet. Hyperion CDA67638

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Symphony (1954). Christian Lindberg, tb; Swedish RSO/Leif Segerstam. BIS CD-538

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Concertino (1950). Amanda Chominsky, fl; Ben Hames, va; SBS Youth O/Matthew Krel. SBS YME-5CD 8 Suite modale (1948). Noam Buchman, fl; Atlas Camerata O/Dalia Atlas. Naxos 8.570259 14 Hebrew suite (1951). Rivka Golani, va; Toronto SO/Andrew Davis. SM5000 2-5087 13 Schelomo: Hebraic rhapsody (1915-16). Zara Nelsova, vc; Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel. Vanguard OVC 4047 19 11:30 ON PARADE With Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass live Prepared by Robert Small 50

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Trad. (English) Never will marry (arr. Sheldon). 4 Trad. (Irish-American) Johnny has gone for a 4 soldier. Trad. (Australian) Moreton Bay (arr. Ann Carr-Boyd).

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19:00 THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN Prepared by Chris Blower

Acacia Quartet (9 above)

Herrmann, B. Music from Hangover Square (1941). BBC PO/Rumon Gamba. Chandos CHAN 10577 17 The snows of Kilimanjaro: music from the film (1952). Moscow SO/William Stromberg. Naxos 8.570186 37 20:00 LIVE AND LOCAL Part 1: North and South Recorded by Jayson McBride for FINE MUSIC Wesley-Smith, M. Tommy Tanna.

Chan, L. Night vigil (1993-2013); Don’t leave me this way (1995-2005). 25

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Part 2: Octet for winds Prepared by Elaine Siversen Beethoven, L. Octet in E flat, op 103 (c179293). Sydney Wind Octet. Fine Music Tape Archive 19 21:30 EVOCATIONS Prepared by Gordon Clarke Delius, F. Sunset (1888). Ruth Golden, sop; Stephen Sulich, pf. 6 Koch 3-7043-2 HI Three small tone poems: Summer evening; Winter night; Spring morning (1890). Royal Scottish NO/David Lloyd-Jones. Naxos 8.557143 19 22:00 AFTER HOURS with Kevin Jones


Sunday 30 March 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC with Eleonore Fuchter 9:00 MUSIC OF THE DANCE Prepared by Chris Blower Waldteufel, E. Les folies, Polka, op 157 (1878). Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter. Marco Polo 8.223451 7 Smetana, B. Souvenirs of Bohemia in the form of polkas, op 13 (1859-60). András Schiff, pf. Teldec 3984-21261-2 8 Weinberger, J. Polka and fugue, from Schwanda the bagpiper (1927; arr. Bainum). The President’s Own United States Marine Band/ Michael Colburn. Naxos 8.570243 8 Strauss, Josef. For ever, polka, op 193 (1866). 3 Strauss, E. Sow and reap, polka, op 159 (1877). 2 Strauss, J. III Crafty crafty, polka, op 6 (1898). 2 Johann Strauss O/Jack Rothstein (3 above) Chandos CHAN 8527 Martinu, B. Polkas (1945): in D; in A; in F; in E; in A minor. Giorgio Koukl, pf. Naxos 8.557919 9 Strauss, J. II Czech polka, op 13 (1845); Satanella polka, op 124 (1853); Tick-tock polka, op 365 (1874). CSSR State PO/Alfred Walter. Marco Polo 8.223202 11 10:00 THE DEFINING YEARS Music from the Classical era Prepared by Philip Lidbury Mendelssohn, F. Overture: Calm sea and prosperous voyage, op 27 (1828). Vienna PO/ Christoph von Dohnányi. Decca 460 239-2 12 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, from Elijah (1846). Choir of Trinity College, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones. ABC 467 3769 4 O rest in the Lord, from Elijah (1846). Kathleen Ferrier, cont; Boyd Neel O/Boyd Neel. Decca 475 078-2 4 Tarry here, my servant ... It is enough, from Elijah, op 76 (1846). Bruce Martin, bass-bar; West Australian SO/David Measham. ABC 476 3439 6 Haydn, J. Symphony in C, Hob.I:30, Alleluja (c1765). Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Dorati. Decca 425 905-2 12

Haydn, J. On mighty wings uplifted; With verdure clad, from The creation, Hob.XXI:2 (1798). Sara Macliver, sop; Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner. ABC 472 447-2 13 The heavens are telling; Now heaven from The Creation, Hob.XXI:2 (1796-98). Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/David Willcocks. EMI 1 66449 2 9 Light and life are in sadness; What refreshment, from The seasons, Hob.XXI:3 (1801). Sara Macliver, sop; Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner. ABC 472 447-2 7 Handel, G. Concerto grosso no 4b in F, HWV316 (c1715-22). Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Teldec 242 599-2

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O did’st thou know the pains. As when the dove laments her love, from Acis and Galatea, HWV49b (1718). Lois Marshall, sop; London SO/Eduardo Pedrazzoli. CBC Records PSCD 2001 7 I rage, I melt, I burn ... O ruddier than the cherry, from Acis and Galatea, HWV49b (1718). Owen Brannigan, bass; Thurston Dart, continuo; Philomusica of London/Adrian Boult. ABC 480 5513 5 Overture to Judas Maccabaeus, HWV63 (1747). English CO/Richard Bonynge. Decca 466 434-2 5 See the conquering hero comes; Fallen is the foe from Joshua, HWV64 (1748). Bach Choir; English Concert/David Hill. BIS SACD-1736 6 12:00 CLASSIC JAZZ AND RAGTIME with Jeannie McInnes 13:00 WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide 14:00 IT’S ROMANTIC Prepared by Paul Hopwood Berwald, F. Quartet in A minor (1849). Frydén String Quartet. Caprice CAP 21334 20

Yelian He (Australia), Edward King (New Zealand) and Ruben Palma (Australia), three exceptional young cellists, take centre stage at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Verbrugghen Hall to perform a selection of major works, with accompaniment from distinguished pianist Phillip Shovk. 18:30 SYDNEY SOCIETY OF RECORDER PLAYERS Prepared by Robert Small Kats-Chernin, E. Re-inventions 1 to 6 (2004). Genevieve Lacey, rec; Flinders Quartet. Flinders Quartet 22 Vivaldi, A. Recorder concerto in G minor, RV104, La notte. Giovanni Antonini, rec; Il Giardino Armonico Teldec 9031-73267-2

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Bach, J.S. Prelude and fugue in C minor, BWV537. Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet. 9 L’Oiseau-Lyre 421 130-2 Scarlatti, A. Bella dama di nome Santa (1690s). James Sanderson, ct; Hans-Dieter Michatz, rec; Chacona/Rosalind Halton. ABC 476 617-0

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19:30 SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT Prepared by Giovanna Grech Sibelius, J. The bard, op 64 (1913). Masayo Matsuo, hp; Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi. BIS CD-384

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Respighi, O. Three Botticelli pictures (1927). Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Tamás Vásáry. Chandos CHAN 8913 19 Elgar, E. Violin concerto in B minor, op 61 (1910). Nigel Kennedy, vn; London PO/Vernon Handley. EMI CDC 7 47210-2 54 21:00 NEW HORIZONS Prepared by Robert Small Kats-Chernin, E. Spirit and the maiden (2004). Streeton Trio. www.streetontrio.com STRON002 14 Brooks, K. Five bells (2005). Geoffrey Burgess, ob; Elaine Funaro, hpd. Classic Concert CCR 62033 17

Mendelssohn, F. Overture: The Hebrides, op 26, Fingal’s Cave (1830). Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan. EMI CDM 166433 2 10

Kats-Chernin, E. Concert suite: Wild swans (2003). Jane Sheldon, sop; Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner. ABC 476 763-9 37

Chopin, F. Sonata no 2 in B flat minor, op 35 (1837-39). Andrei Gavrilov, pf. EMI CDC 7 47344-2 23

Jager, R. Concerto (1981). Oystein Baadsvik, tuba; Fanfare Band of the Royal Netherlands Army Mounted Regiments/Tijmen Botma. BIS SACD1965 13

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Monday 31 March 0:00 CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT 6:00 FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am with Robert Small

Haydn, M. Trombone concerto in D (c1764). Northern Sinfonia/Alain Trudel, tb & dir. Naxos 8.553831 13

9:00 DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC By arrangement Prepared by Chris Blower Beethoven, L. 12 variations on a theme by Handel from Judas Maccabaeus, WoO45 (1796). Anssi Karttunen, vc; Tuija Hakkila, pf. apex 0927-49595-2 11 Handel, G. Suite from The water music (1717; arr. Egarr). Brussels PO, O of Flanders/Richard Egarr. Glossa GCDSA 922209 15 Brahms, J. Variations and fugue on a theme of Handel, op 24 (1861). Garrick Ohlsson, pf. Hyperion CDA67777 27 10:00 MORNING CONCERT Prepared by Jan Brown Glazunov, A. Spring, op 34 (1891). Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin. Naxos 8.553838 14 Shostakovich, D. Cello concerto no 1, op 107 (1959). Mischa Maisky, vc; London SO/Michael Tilson Thomas. DG 445 821-2 29 Kalinnikov, Vasily. Symphony no 2 in A (1897). Ukraine NSO/Theodore Kuchar. Naxos 8.553417

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11:30 CHORAL GRAINGER Prepared by Jan Brown Grainger, P. Irish tune from County Derry; Brigg Fair; Mo nighean dubh. Paul Agnew, ten; David Wilson-Johnson, bar. 11 Grainger, P. Ye banks and braes; Australian up-country song; Near Woodstock Town; At twilight. 12 David Wilson-Johnson, bar; Paul Agnew, ten; Polyphony/Stephen Layton (2 above) Hyperion CDA66793 12:00 SWING SESSIONS with John Buchanan

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13:00 TROMBONE TO THE FORE Prepared by Philip Lidbury

Tchaikovsky, P. Suite from The Queen of Spades (1890; arr. Lindberg). Christian Lindberg, tb; Roland Pöntinen, pf. BIS CD-478 17 Gounod, C. Marche militaire la ronde (arr. Sharpe). Jonathan Beatty, tb; Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Peter Parkes. Chandos CHAN 4542

Strauss, J. II On the beautiful, blue Danube: waltz, op 314 (1867). Sydney SO/Gianluigi Gelmett. Sydney Symphony SS01 11 15:00 KEYBOARDS Prepared by Phil Vendy Mozart, W. Sonata no 13 in B flat, K333 (178384). Stephen Hough, pf. Hyperion CDA67598 20 Couperin, L. Suite in C, from Pièces de clavecin. Richard Egarr, hpd. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907511.14

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Albrechtsberger, J. Aria de passione Domine: O Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid (ed. Hanlon). Monica Groop, mezz; Christian Lindberg, tb; Ann Wallström, vn; Marit Bergman, vn; Olof Larsson, vc; Björn Gäfvert, org. BIS CD-548 8 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Trombone concerto (1877; arr. Langford). Norman Law, tb; John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band/Peter Parkes. Chandos CHAN 8793 11

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Grieg, E. Ballade, op 24 (1876). Einar SteenNökleberg, pf. Naxos 8.550883 20 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

14:00 ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL Prepared by Randolph Magri-Overend

22:00 INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Prepared by Robert Small

Suppé, F. Overture to The beautiful Galathea (1865). New York PO/Leonard Bernstein. CBS MYK 44719 8

Berkeley, L. Symphony no 1 (1935-40). BBC Welsh NO/Richard Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9981 28

Strauss, J. II Vienna blood (Lady sun shines brightly), from Vienna blood, op 354 (1899). New York Vocal Arts Ensemble/Raymond Beegle. Arabesque Z 6586 10

Bernstein, L. Chichester psalms (1965). Corydon Singers/Matthew Best. Hyperion CDA66219

Handel, G. Let the bright Seraphim, from Samson, HWV57 (1743). Yvonne Kenny, sop; Geoffrey Payne, tpt; Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski. ABC 476 570-0 5 Purcell, H. Ode for St Cecilia’s Day: Hail! bright Cecilia (1692). Jeni Bern, sop; Susan Bissat, sop; Christopher Robson, ct; William Purefoy, ct; Ian Honeyman, ten; Thomas Guthrie, bass; Ch & O of the Golden Age/ Robert Glenton. Naxos 8.553444 17

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Martinu, B. Double concerto (1953). Bohuslav Matousek, vn; Karel Kosárek, pf; Czech PO/ Christopher Hogwood. Hyperion CDA67672 28 Copland, A. In the beginning (1957). Catherine Denley, mezz; Corydon Singers/Matthew Best. Hyperion CDA66219 16 Berkeley, L. Trio, op 44 (1954). Hector McDonald, hn; John Harding, vn; Ian Munro, pf. Tall Poppies TP114 25


The following composers have works of at least five minutes on the March dates listed Albéniz, I. 1860-1909 14,21 Albero, S. de 1722-1756 27 Albrechtsberger, J. 1736-1809 27,31 Alfvén, H. 1872-1960 11 Alkan, C-V. 1813-1888 6 Allegri, G. 1582-1652 23,30 Alwyn, W. 1905-1985 11 Alyabyev, A. 1787-1851 28 Andriessen, H. 1892-1981 27 Arnold, M. 1921-2006 17 Arnold, S. 1740-1802 20 Artyomov, V. b1940 2 Bach, C.P.E. 1714-1788 6,7,9,13,14,16,20 Bach, J. Christian 1735-1782 18 Bach, J.S. 1685-1750 2,5,10,12,14,18,19,25,26,28,30 Bainton, E. 1880-1956 16 Balakirev, M. 1837-1910 20,21 Bantock, G. 1868-1946 24 Barber, S. 1910-1981 9 Barrios Mangoré, A. 18851944 13 Bartók, B. 1881-1945 17 Bax, A. 1883-1953 17 Beethoven, L. 1770-1827 2,3,4,5, 11,12,13,14,15,16,18,20,21,22,27,29,31 Bellini, V. 1801-1835 17,23 Benda, F. 1709-1786 7 Benjamin, A. 1893-1960 22 Berkeley, L. 1905-1989 31 Berlioz, H. 1803-1869 8,11,15,23,25,27 Bernstein, L. 1918-1990 31 Berwald, F. 1796-1868 20,27,30 Biber, H. 1644-1704 22,28 Birtwistle, H. b1934 6,23 Bliss, A. 1891-1975 10 Bloch, E. 1880-1959 29 Boccherini, L. 1743-1805 2,4,9,13,21,23 Boïeldieu, A. 1775-1834 20 Boismortier, J. de 1689-1755 26 Borodin, A. 1833-1887 6,16,18,28 Bortnyansky, D. 1751-1825 20 Boyce, W. 1711-1779 23 Boyd, A. b1946 2 Brahms, J. 1833-1897 4,7,9,11,20,22,24,25,27,30,31 Bridge, F. 1879-1941 3 Britten, B. 1913-1976 3,22,27 Brooks, K. b1960 30 Bruch, M. 1838-1920 11,21,22 Bruckner, A. 1824-1896 13 Bruhns, N. 1665-1697 21 Busoni, F. 1866-1924 21 Buxtehude, D. 1637-1707 6,21 Campra, A. 1660-1744 28 Canteloube, J. 1879-1957 1 Carulli, F. 1770-1841 21 Cavalli, F. 1602-1676 8,14 Chaminade, C. 1857-1944 13 Chan, L. 20th c 29

Charpentier, M-A. 1635-1704 8,26,28 Cherubini, L. 1760-1842 21 Chopin, F. 1810-1849 7,8,11,13,17,27,30 Cimarosa, D. 1749-1801 23 Cimirro, A. b1982 9 Clementi, M. 1752-1832 20,21 Cohan, G.M. 1878-1942 8 Coleridge-Taylor, S. 1875-1912 1 Conyngham, B. b1944 12 Copland, A. 1900-1990 10,23,31 Corelli, A. 1653-1713 10,18 Couperin, L. c1626-1661 31 Czerny, C. 1791-1857 12,18

Gottschalk, L. 1829-1869 21 Gounod, C. 1818-1893 16,17 Grainger, P. 1882-1961 9,29,31 Granados, E. 1867-1916 7 Graun, J. 1702-1771 18,19 Grechaninov, A. 1864-1956 3,25 Grieg, E. 1843-1907 7,10,22,23,31 Grofé, F. 1892-1972 16 Gubaidulina, S. b1931 2 Gunning, C. b1944 23 Guridi, J. 1886-1961 18

Hadley, P. 1899-1973 9 Hahn, R. 1875-1947 6, 13 Handel, G. 1685-1759 1,2,3,6,8,14,15,16,26,30,31 Harrison, L. 1917-2003 15 Dauprat, L. 1781-1861 13 Hässler, J. 1569-1622 4 Dauvergne, A. 1713-1797 4 Haug, H. 1900-1967 2 De Paul, G. 1919-1988 8 Haydn, J. 1732-1809 Debussy, C. 1862-1918 2,3,5,8,12,13,16,19,22,26,30 2,10,11,13,22,28 Delius, F. 1862-1934 7,14,16,24,29 Haydn, M. 1737-1806 21,31 Heinichen, J. 1683-1729 18 Devienne, F. 1759-1803 19 Herrmann, B. 1911-1975 29 Diabelli, A. 1781-1858 12 Hildegard of Bingen. 1098Dieupart, C. c1667-c1740 27 1179 17 Döhler, T. 1814-1856 24 Hill, A. 1870-1960 8,15,21,30 Dohnanyi, E. 1877-1960 9,12 Hindson, M. b1968 8 Dohnányi, E. 1877-1960 9,12 Donizetti, G. 1797-1848 1,2,9,13 Hoddinott, A. b1929 1 Holford, F. 1906-1994 8 Dubois, T. 1837-1924 2 Holguin, G. 1880-1971 13 Dukas, P. 1865-1935 4,28 Holland, D. 1913-2000 8 Duparc, H. 1848-1933 27 Howells, H. 1892-1983 16,30 Duport, J-L. 1749-1819 7 Hubay, J. 1858-1937 1 Dupré, M. 1886-1971 19 Hummel, J. 1778-1837 3,7,14,24 Dutilleux, H. b1916 17 Dvorák, A. 1841-1904 2,7,15,21,23 Ireland, J. 1879-1962 24,30 Ives, C. 1874-1954 16 Eberl, A. 1765-1807 4 Edens, R. 1905-1970 22 Elgar, E. 1857-1934 2,14,15,27,30 Jadin, H. 1769-1802 19 Jager, R. b1939 30 Enescu, G. 1881-1955 22 Janácek, L. 1854-1928 4 Evans, L. 1895-1982 22 Janequin, C. c1485-1558 27 Falla, M. de 1876-1946 17,22 Jenkins, K. b1944 1 Fauré, G. 1845-1924 4,6,7,12,25 Jones, D. 1912-1993 1 Juon, P. 1872-1940 3 Fernie, A. 20th c 22 Fiala, J. 1748-1816 26 Kalinnikov, Vasily. 1866Field, J. 1782-1837 21 1901 31 Finch, C. b1980 21 Kalliwoda, J. 1801-1866 23 Franck, C. 1822-1890 28 Kálmán, E. 1882-1953 1 Fry, W. 1813-1864 16 Karg-Elert, S. 1877-1933 13 Karlowicz, M. 1876-1909 5 Gabrieli, A. c1510-1586 7 Kats-Chernin, E. b1957 2,30 Gal, H. 1890-1987 19 Kern, J. 1885-1945 22 Gareth, G. b1951 1 Kerry, G. b1954 8 Geminiani, F. 1687-1762 23 Ketèlbey, A. 1875-1959 2,15 Gilardino, A. b1941 2 Khandoshkin, I. 1747-1804 28 Ginastera, A. 1916-1983 13,16 Koehne, G. b1956 15 Giordano, U. 1867-1948 9 Korngold, E. 1897-1957 8 Giuliani, M. 1781-1829 6 Kozeluch, L. 1747-1818 9 Glazunov, A. 1865-1936 31 Kreisler, F. 1875-1962 3 Glinka, M. 1804-1857 6,23,28 Krommer, F. 1759-1831 3,5,20,24 Gluck, C. 1714-1787 1,26 Krufft, N. 1779-1818 20 Gnattali, R. 1906-1988 16 Krumpholtz, J-B. 1742-1790 20,23 Goldberg, J. 1727-1756 18 Kuhnau, J. 1660-1722 28 Gorb, A. b1958 23

Lalo, E. 1823-1892 12 Langford, G. b1930 8 Langlais, J. 1907-1991 19 Lawes, W. 1602-1645 4 Leclair, J-M. 1697-1764 23 Lee, R. 20th c 8 Lehár, F. 1870-1948 1 Lilburn, D. 1915-2001 6 Liszt, F. 1811-1886 1,10,13,14,23,25,27,28 Lloyd Webber, A. b1948 9 Lloyd Webber, W. 1914-1982 9 Lord Berners. 1883-1950 9 Luigini, A. 1850-1906 15 Lully, J-B. 1632-1687 1,8 Lyadov, A. 1855-1914 4,9

Pichl, V. 1741-1805 23 Pinto, G. 1785-1806 26 Pleyel, I. 1757-1831 20 Ponchielli, A. 1834-1886 8 Porpora, N. 1686-1768 7 Prokofiev, S. 1891-1953 6,16,23 Puccini, G. 1858-1924 17,24 Purcell, H. 1659-1695 1,23,26,31 Quantz, J. 1697-1773 12

Rabaud, H. 1873-1949 2 Rachmaninov, S. 1873-1943 9,13,21 Rameau, J-P. 1683-1764 2,18,28 Ravel, M. 1875-1937 4,13,14,17,24 Rebel, J-F. 1666-1747 30 MacDowell, E. 1860-1908 16 Reger, M. 1873-1916 19 Reicha, A. 1770-1836 3 Machado, C. b1953 9 Reichardt, J. 1752-1814 16 MacKenzie, A. 1847-1935 8 Reincken, J. 1623-1722 19 Mahler, G. 1860-1911 1,2,25 Reinecke, C. 1824-1910 3 Malipiero, G. 1882-1973 27 Respighi, O. 1879-1936 Márquez, A. b1950 23 Martinez-Parada, V. b1947 13,16 2,6,10,16,23,30 Ries, F. 1784-1838 2,18 Martinu, B. 1890-1959 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. 18442,23,24,30,31 Massenet, J. 1842-1912 1,28,30 1908 31 Rojas, D. b1921 8 Matalon, M. b1958 16 Röllig, J. 1710-1790 19 Mathias, W. 1934-1992 1 Rosauro, N. b1952 9 Maw, N. b1935 23 Rosenmüller, J. c1619-1684 19 May, B. b1934 24 Roslavets, N. 1881-1944 3 Mayr, S. 1763-1845 8 Rossini, G. 1792-1868 Medaglia, J. b1938 9,16 1,6,8,9,17,21,23 Meder, J.V. 1649-1719 28 Rózsa, M. 1907-1995 22 Medtner, N. 1880-1951 3 Rubinstein, A. 1829-1894 27,28 Méhul, É-N. 1763-1817 20 Mendelssohn, F. 1809-1847 Saint-Saëns, C. 1835-1921 3,5,7,13,25,30 1,3,4,6,15,17,27,28 Mendelssohn, Fanny. 1805Salieri, A. 1750-1825 17 1847 7 Salzedo, C. 1885-1961 20 Milhaud, D. 1892-1974 16,17 Sarasate, P. de 1844-1908 22 Moeran, E.J. 1894-1950 5 Scarlatti, A. 1659-1725 30 Mompou, F. 1893-1987 14 Scarlatti, D. 1685-1757 10 Monteverdi, C. 1567-1643 28 Scharwenka, X. 1850-1924 Moscheles, I. 1794-1870 9 4,6,14 Mozart, L. 1719-1787 18 Schmelzer, J. c1620-1680 28 Mozart, W. 1756-1791 1,2,3,4,5 ,6,8,12,15,16,18,19,20,22,23,24,25 Schnittke, A. 1934-1998 2 Schobert, J. 1740-1767 20 ,26,28,31 Schoenberg, A. 1874-1951 17,27 Müller, I. 1786-1854 12 Schroeter, G. b1960 9,16 Mussorgsky, M. 1839-1881 10 Schubert, F. 1797-1828 6,9,14,27 Myaskovsky, N. 1881-1950 6 Schumann, R. 1810-1856 10,11,22 Schwartz, A. 1900-1984 8 Nápravnik, E. 1839-1916 7 Sculthorpe, P. b1929 2 Nibelle, H. 1883-1996 23 Serebrier, J. b 1938 13 Shore, H. b1946 22 Offenbach, J. 1819-1880 17 Shostakovich, D. 1906-1975 Ornstein, L. c1895-2002 2 3,10,18,24,31 Sibelius, J. 1865-1957 1,5,11,30 Pachelbel, J. 1653-1706 3,12 Paganini, N. 1782-1840 4,5,13,15 Singh, V. b1963 21 Palestrina, G. da c1525-1594 30 Skryabin, A. 1872-1915 27 Smetana, B. 1824-1884 14,23,30 Palomo, L. b1938 14 Sor, F. 1778-1839 14,23 Parry, H. 1848-1918 2 Sousa, J.P. 1854-1932 22 Pfitzner, H. 1869-1949 25 Spohr, L. 1784-1859 6,14,17,24 Piazzolla, A. 1922-1992 20,23

Stamitz, C. 1745-1801 2,9,19,20,23 Stamitz, J. 1717-1757 27 Stanford, C. Villiers 1852-1924 12,16,30 Stanhope, P. b 1969 17 Stanley, J. 1712-1786 18,20 Steiner, M. 1888-1971 8 Stenhammar, W. 1871-1927 22 Stolz, R. 1880-1975 1 Strauss, E. 1835-1916 16 Strauss, J. II 1825-1899 8,30,31 Strauss, R. 1864-1949 9,14,15,16,24 Stravinsky, I. 1882-1971 10,11,24 Strong, G. 1856-1948 6 Suk, J. 1874-1935 2,21 Sullivan, A. 1842-1900 9,15 Suppé, F. 1819-1895 8,31 Sutherland, M. 1897-1984 8,22 Svendsen, J. 1840-1911 25 Szymanowski, K. 1882-1937 9 Tartini, G. 1692-1770 7 Tavener, J. b1944 1,23 Tawadros, J. b1982 25 Tchaikovsky, P. 1840-1893 16,17,20,28,31 Telemann, G. 1681-1767 7,10,13,14,24,26 Tomlinson, E. b1927 2 Tórroba, F. Moreno 1891-1982 2,15 Treloar, P. b1946 2 Tunder, F. 1614-1667 21 Vanhal, J. 1739-1813 24 Vaughan Williams, R. 18721958 1,26 Verdi, G. 1813-1901 1,6,17,23,30 Victoria, T. de 1548-1611 28 Villa-Lobos, H. 1887-1959 13,23,25 Vivaldi, A. 1678-1741 1,2,4,7,14,15,18,20,24,30 Wagenseil, G. 1715-1777 20 Wagner, R. 1813-1883 1,20,30 Waldteufel, E. 1837-1915 30 Walters, G. 1928-2012 1 Walther, J.G. 1684-1748 5 Walton, W. 1902-1983 29 Weber, C.M. 1786-1826 7,9,13 Weill, K. 1900-1950 10 Weinberger, J. 1896-1967 30 Weiss, S. 1686-1750 5,18 Wesley-Smith, M. b1945 15 Westendorf, T. c1848-1923 22 Whitacre, E. b1970 17 Williams, G. 1906-1977 1 Wirén, D. 1905-1986 6,8 Wolf, E. 1735-1792 20 Youmans, V. 1898-1946 22 Zelenka, J. 1679-1745 23 Ziehrer, C. 1843-1922 24

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4 Make an impression with headless vessel (4) 5 Worth having abs in the bath for body strength but it’s very intoxicating (8) 6 Look within top bridge score or compete in zigzag race (6) 7 Shelter southern sediment (4) 13 Ballroom dance brought on summer sunburn, but now I’m back to normal (5)

17 Open up Mr Armstrong (5) 18 Point copper towards gambling (4)

15 City amazingly gleans sole glamour award from the judges (3,7)

19 Drudge has four and five in the vault of heaven (6)

17 Myrna tops a schedule as true regime supporter (8)

21 Above squabbling jury with filthy headache (8)

18 Stubbornly, I chose no when it was proposed we stick together (8)

23 Lucky our Clara is prophetic (8)

20 5, 99 and The Tiny One become the quarry (6)

26 Acknowledge all bridge partners fill empty anther (6) 27 Can’t fail when incapacity surrounds spinster (10) 28 In the past when inamorata lost his head (4)

1. How many planets did Holst depict in music? 2. Which insect is depicted in a famous film score by Shostakovich? 3. For what instrument was Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle written? 4. By what name is the soprano Claire Mary Teresa Rawstron better known? 5. Which Italian composer’s symphonies so closely resemble those of Josef Haydn that he was given the nickname Mrs Haydn? 6. Schubert’s initials were F A. The F stood for Franz, what did the A stand for? 7. Which composer’s 2nd Piano Concerto features in the Marilyn Munroe movie The Seven Year Itch? 8. In which country was Frederick Delius born?

TRIVIA ANSWERS: 1. Seven, 2. A Gadfly, 3. Piano, 4. Kiri Te Kanawa, 5. Luigi Boccherini, 6. Anton, 7. Rachmaninov, 8. Bradford, England March 2014

3 Rome by any other name’s an early beginning (6)

16 Talk of a cross can sound offensive (4)

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14 Propitious to measure last hollow lady (6)

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22 Salinometer without small string group gives long term dental protection (6) 24 Football code in Australian territorial area undersized (4) 25 Probably bore friends with tales of dolman and talar (4)

Crossword Solution -February 2014

Across: 6 Sky-high, 7 Idiom, 9 Bole, 10 Immaculate, 11 Skirmish, 13 Atomic, 15 Brat, 17 Habit, 18 Alga, 19 Nutria, 20 Yearling, 23 Soothsayer, 26 Odds, 27 Scuba, 28 Allergy. Down: 1 Typewriter, 2 Bikini, 3 Ahem, 4 Pie chart, 5 Dill, 6 Smock, 8 Matting, 12 Hobby, 14 On all fours, 16 Raucous, 17 Headsman, 21 Airily, 22 Neddy, 24 Taut, 25 Yuan.


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