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26 Jan 2022

Many musicians, actors, technicians and crew in the live events industry are facing months without any income because of the move to the red traffic light setting.

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Thursday 27 January

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

HAYDN: Symphony No 85 in Bb, La Reine - Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Dorati (Decca 425 930)

MOZART: Piano Sonata No 5 in G K283 - Diedre Irons (pno) (TRUST MMT 2041)

JANACEK: String Quartet No 1, Kreutzer Sonata - Panocha Quartet (SUPRAPHON SU 3906)

BRAHMS: Symphony No 3 in F Op 90 - III. Poco allegretto - New Zealand SO/Victor Yampolsky (KIWI CD SLC 215)

1:00 approx

GRIEG: Funeral March for Rikard Nordraak - Brass Choir of the Central Band of the Royal New Zealand Airforce/Graham Hanify (KIWI CD SLC 216)

SAINT-SAËNS: Morceau de concert in G Op 62 - Philippe Graffin (vln), Ulster Orch/Thierry Fischer (Hyperion CDA 67294)

LILBURN: Piano Sonata (1949) - Margaret Nielsen (pno) (Ex Kiwi SLD 58)

MERTZ: Elegy - Gabriel Bianco (gtr) (Naxos 8.572306)

BENDA: Violin Concerto in E - Lara Hall (vln), NZ Barok/Peter Walls (Atoll ACD 419)

2:00 approx

LISZT: Funérailles - Johann Blanchard (pno) (MDG 904 1803)

MOZART: Domine Deus, from Mass in C minor K427, Great - Ileana Cotrubas (sop), Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), Philharmonia/Raymond Leppard (EMI CDC 7 47385)

SCHUMANN: Piano Sonata in G minor - Isata Kanneh-Mason (pno) (Decca 4850020)

HAYDN: Cello Concerto No 1 in C HobVIIb/1 - Santiago Cañón Valencia (cello), Brussels Phil/Stéphane Denève (2017 Queen Elisabeth Competition )

3:00 approx

FASCH: Bassoon Concerto in D minor - Sergio Azzolini (bsn), La Stravaganza Cologne (CPO 777 015)

RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin - Diedre Irons (pno) (RNZ UA40)

BACH: Invention No 13 in A minor BWV784 - Genevieve Lacey (rec), Linda Kent (org/hpschd) (ABC Classics 472 226)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Andante Cantabile, from String Quartet No 1 - David Chickering (cello), New Zealand SO/James Sedares (RNZ UB22)

STROZZI: Pensaci - Affetto (Atoll ACD 717)

4:00 approx

MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No 2 in D - Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur (Brilliant Classics 99926)

ADAMS: Hallelujah Junction - Tzenka Dianova (pno), Sarah Watkins (pno) (RNZ UB16)

MOZART: Sinfonia in F major - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (NAXOS 8553347)

MOZART: Variations in A K460 - Alessio Bax (pno) (Signum SIGCD 321)

HANDEL: Organ Concerto in G minor Op 4/3 - Richard Egarr (org/dir), Academy of Ancient Music (HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 80 7446)

5:00 approx

ROTA: Sonata for flute & harp - Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Anneleen Lenaerts (harp) (Warner Classics 9029551471)

RIES: Piano Concerto in Ab Op 151, Gruss an den Rhein (2) - Christopher Hinterhuber (pno), New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.557638)

FOOTE: Air, from Air & Gavotte - Seattle Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.559365)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio No 2 in G Op 1/2 (4) - Storioni Trio (PENTATONE PTC 5186 071)

MOZART: Horn Concerto No 3 in Eb K447 (1) - Sarah Willis (horn), Havana Lyceum Orch/José Antonio Méndez Padrón (ALPHA ALPHA578)

RACHMANINOV: Prelude No 13 in Db, Op 32 - Colin Horsley (pno) (Atoll ACD 442)

HUMPERDINCK: Hansel & Gretel, Overture - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 456 576)

CHOPIN: Impromptu No 3 in Gb Op 51 - Eugen Indjic (pno) (Calliope CAL 9368)

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