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VIDEO: NZSO plays Mahler 3

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Gustav Mahler's vision for his Third Symphony was ambitious, to say the least. "My symphony will be something the like of which the world has never yet heard! … In it the whole of nature finds a voice."  Watch the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's performance in Wellington.


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Friday 17 July

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Romance of the Prarie Lilies, Op. 39, from Gypsy Suite Op 20 - RTE Concert Orch/Adrian Leaper (Marco Polo 8.223516)

FRANÇAIX: Quartet for flute, oboe, clarinet & bassoon - members of the Aulos Wind Quintet (MUSICA MUNDI 310 022)

DITTERSDORF: Symphony in A Grave A10 - Failoni Orch/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.553975)

HILL: String Quartet No 2 in G minor, A Maori Legend in Four Scenes - Dominion Quartet (Naxos 8.570491)

1:00 approx

MOZART: Sonata in D for two pianos K448 - Louis Lortie, Hélène Mercier (pno duo) (Chandos CHAN 9162)

WOLF-FERRARI: Suite-Concertino in F Op 16 - Karen Geoghegan (bsn), BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10511)

RITCHIE: Suite No 2 for string orchestra, Aquarius - Schola Musica/Ashley Heenan (Kiwi SLD 71)

PAGANINI: Caprice No 21 in A, from 24 Caprices Op 1 - Augustin Hadelich (violin) (Avie AV 2180)

2:00 approx

DEBUSSY: Cello Sonata in D minor - Mischa Maisky (cello), Martha Argerich (pno) (DG 471 346)

SCHMITT: The Tragedy of Salomé - Montreal Metropolitain Orch/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (Atma ACD 2 2647)

BACH: Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor BWV1067 - Penelope Evison (fl), Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble (BIS CD 249)

MENDELSSOHN: Ruy Blas, Overture - London SO/Claudio Abbado (DG 423 104)

3:00 approx

BEETHOVEN trans Liszt: Symphony No 1 in C Op 21 - Idil Biret (pno) (IBA 8.571252)

CHAUSSON: Poème Op 25 - Arabella Steinbacher (vln), Lisbon Gulbenkian Orch/Lawrence Foster (Pentatone PTC 5186 503)

STAMITZ: Orchestral Trio in C Op 1/1 - New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong (vln/dir) (Naxos 8.553213)

PROKOFIEV: Montagues & Capulets, from Romeo & Juliet - Chicago SO Brass/Dale Clevenger (Chicago SO CSOR 901 1103)

4:00 approx

ORTIZ: Recercada de canto llano - Hille Perl (viola da gamba), Andrew Lawrence-King (harp), Lee Santana (lute) (DHM 05472 77502)

RACHMANINOV: Symphony No 2 in E minor Op 27 - NZSO National Youth Orchestra/Pietari Inkinen (RNZ 2011)

DUTILLEUX: Etude, from Au gré des ondes - John Chen (pno) (Naxos 8.557823)

5:00 approx

TAVENER: Svyati - Tim Hugh (cello), Choir of St John's College, Cambridge/Christopher Robinson (Naxos 8.555256)

BRAHMS: String Quintet No 1 in F Op 88 - New Zealand String Quartet, Maria Lambros (vla) (Naxos 8.573455)

DEBUSSY: Sonata for flute, viola & harp - Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp), Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Gerard Causse (viola) (Erato 9029577396)

BACH: Keyboard Concerto No 4 in A BWV1055 (1) - András Schiff (pno/dir), CO of Europe (Decca 425 676)

MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Intermezzo - London Phil/Andrew Litton (EMI CD EMX 9518)

TRADITIONAL arr Erb: Shenandoah - Graduate Choir/Terence Maskell (Atoll ACD 105)

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