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Thursday 16 June 2011 Rāpare 16 Pipiri 2011

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    Disc 1

    BAX: Violin Concerto; Legend; Romantic Overture; Golden Eagle, Incidental music - Lydia Mordkovitch (vln), London Phil/Bryden Thomson (Chandos CHAN 9003)

    1:15 approx - Disc 2

    CHOPIN: Mazurkas, Opp 41; 50; 56; 59; 63; 67; 68; Mazurka in A minor, 'à Emile Gaillard'; Mazurka in A minor, 'Notre temps' - Vladimir Ashkenazy (pno) (Decca 417 584)

    2:30 approx - Disc 3

    FINZI: Requiem da Camera; BRITTEN: Deus in adjutorium meum; Chorale on an old French carol; Cantata misericordium Op 69; HOLST: Two Psalms, Nos 86 & 148 - John Mark Ainsley (ten), Stephen Varcoe (bar), Britten Singers, City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 8997)

    3:35 approx - Disc 4

    JANÁCEK: String Quartet No 1, Kreutzer Sonata; String Quartet No 2, Intimate Letters; DVORÁK: Cypresses for string quartet - Lindsay String Quartet (ASV CD DCA 749)

    4:50 approx - Disc 5

    DEBUSSY: Rêverie; Arabesque No 1; Claire de lune, from Suite Bergamasque; SCRIABIN: Etude Op 42/4; BACH: Wachet Auf!; Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring; GLINKA: The Lark; GODOWSKY: Alt Wien; SAINT-SAËNS: The Swan; SCHUMANN: Arabesque in C Op 18; Träumerei Op 15/7; BRAHMS: Intermezzo in A Op 118/2; GRIEG: Butterfly Op 43/1; Nocturne Op 54/4; RAVEL: Forlane; Pavane pour une infante défunte - Gordon Fergus-Thompson (pno) (ASV White Line CD WHL 2066)

  • 6:00 AM. Classic Morning

    6:00 GRAINGER: Dreamery - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9584)

    SCHUMANN: Arabeske in C Op 18 - Eric Le Sage (pno) (Alpha 169)

    BALDASSARI: Sonata in G for cornetto & strings - Jamie Savan (cornetto), Charivari Agréable (Signum SIGCD 249)

    BRAHMS arr Joachim: Hungarian Dances, Vol 1 Book 1 - Hagai Shaham (vln), Arnon Erez (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67663)

    VERDI ed Spada: Aida, Sinfonia - Giuseppe Verdi SO, Milan/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 473 767)

    7:00 OFFENBACH arr Haensch: La Belle Hélène, Overture - Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet (Decca 425 083)

    KREISLER: Sicilienne & Rigaudon, in the style of Francoeur - Akiko Suwanai (vln), Philharmonia/Charles Dutoit (Philips 475 6189)

    S WESLEY: Variations in Bb on God save the King - Jennifer Bate (organ of St James' Church, Bermondsey, London) (Somm SOMMCD 036)

    HALVORSEN: Passacaglia after Handel - Renaud Capuçon (vln), Gautier Capuçon (cello) (Virgin 7243 5 45586)

    GLAZUNOV: Wedding March Op 21 - Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin (Naxos 8.553839)

    8:00 Beauty Spot: GRIEG: Solveig's song, from Peer Gynt Op 23 - Barbara Bonney (sop), Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi (Decca 468 818)

    SULLIVAN: HMS Pinafore, Overture - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Andrew Penny (Naxos 8.554165)

    DUBOIS: Fantaisie triomphale - Ian Tracey (organ of Liverpool Cathedral), BBC Phil/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHSA 5048)

    MENDELSSOHN: Song without Words Op 62/6, Spring Song - Daniel Barenboim (pno) (DG 459 135)

    ERNST: Carnival of Venice, Variations burlesques on the jingle Cara mamma mia - Sherban Lupu (vln), Ian Hobson (pno) (Toccata Classics TOCC 0118)

    WALDTEUFEL: La Barcarolle, Waltz - Slovak State Phil/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223684)

  • 9:00 AM. Composer of the Week

    JOHAN SVENDSEN (1840-1911)

    String Octet in A - ASMF Chamber Ensemble (Chandos CHAN 9258)

    Romeo & Juliet Op 18 - South Jutland SO/Bjarte Engeset (Naxos 8.570322)

  • 10:00 AM. The Works

    SCHUBERT: Impromptus D935 - Mitsuko Uchida (pno) (Philips 456 245)

    STRAVINSKY: Suite italienne - Lydia Mordkovitch (vln), Julian Milford (pno) (Chandos CHAN 9756)

    CARISSIMI: Jonas - Suzie LeBlanc, Maria Keohane (sops), Josée Lalonde (contralto), Colin Balzer, Lawrence Wiliford (tens), Summer Thompson, Tyler Duncan (bars), Les Voix Baroques/Alexander Weimann (dir/hpschd) (Atma ACD 2 2622)

    RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G - Pierre-Laurent Aimard (pno), Cleveland Orch/Pierre Boulez (DG 477 8770)

    DELIUS ed & arr Beecham: Irmelin, Suite - Royal Scottish National Orch/David Lloyd-Jones (Dutton CDLX 7264)

  • Noon Upbeat

    Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

  • 1:30 PM. Feeling Cornered

    RAWSTHORNE: Street Corner, Overture - Hallé Orch/John Barbirolli (BBC Legends BBCL 4100)

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Let all the world in every corner sing - Truro Cathedral Choir/David Briggs, Simon Morley (org) (Priory PRCD 429)

    DEBUSSY: Children's Corner - Nelson Freire (pno) (Decca 478 1111)

    FALLA: Miller's Dance, from The Three-Cornered Hat - New Zealand SO/Varujan Kojian (Kiwi CD SLC 222)

  • 2:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

    HANDEL: Recorder Sonata in F HWV369 - László Czidra (recorder), Pál Kelemen (cello), Zsuzsa Pertis (hpschd) (Naxos 8.550700)

    HOWELLS: Hymnus paradisi - Joan Rodgers (sop), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (ten), BBC SO & Chorus/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9744)

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  • 3:00 PM. CD Masters

    Classic performances from the back catalogue

    DVORÁK: Symphony No 8 in G Op 88 - Czech Phil/Václav Neumann (rec 1982) (Supraphon 38C37 7073)

    SUK: Spring Op 22a - Pavel Stepán (pno) (rec 1974-75) (Supraphon SU 3820)

  • 4:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

    NZ musicians and composers

    L MOZART: Symphony in F - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (Naxos 8.553347)

    SIBELIUS: Piano Sonata in F Op 12 - Eugene Albulescu (pno) (Manu CD MANU 1522)

    COSMA: Concerto for euphonium - Adam Frey (euphonium), New Zealand SO/Bruce Hangen (Naxos 8.570538)

  • 5:00 PM. Cadenza

    ROSSINI: William Tell, Overture - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 412 893)

    HUBAY: Czárdas Scene No 4 - Chloë Hanslip (vln), Bournemouth SO/Andrew Mogrelia (Naxos 8.572078)

    PAINE: Concert Variations on the Austrian Hymn - Christopher Herrick (organ of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre) (Hyperion CDA 66978)

    BERLIOZ arr Barton/Sinozich: Dream of a Witches' Sabbath, from Symphonie fantastique - Rachel Barton Pine (vln), Patrick Sinozich (pno) (Cedille CDR 90000 041)

    PUCCINI: Intermezzo, from Manon Lescaut - Berlin RSO/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 410 007)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Lensky's aria, from Eugene Onegin - Rolando Villazón (ten), Munich Radio Orch/Michel Plasson (Virgin 3 44701)

    ALBÉNIZ: Asturias, from Spanish Suite Op 47 - Matthew Marshall (gtr) (RNZ)

    SAUNDERS: The Magic Kingdom - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Dutton CDLX 7147)

    ELGAR: Shakespeare's Kingdom - Sarah Walker (mezzo), Graham Johnson (pno) (Hyperion CDA 66136)

    TCHEREPNIN: The Enchanted Kingdom Op 39 - Russian National Orch/Mikhail Pletnev (DG 447 084)

    STRAUSS: Es gibt ein Reich, from Ariadne auf Naxos - Aga Mikolaj (sop), Cologne Radio SO/Karl Sollak (CPO 777 641)

    S WAGNER: Kingdom of the Black Swan, Prelude - Rheinland-Pfalz State Phil/Werner Andreas Albert (CPO 999 377)

  • 7:00 PM. Appointment

    Andreas Scholl

    Matthew Crawford in conversation with the German countertenor whose recent Auckland concert will be broadcast on Monday night in Music Alive (RNZ)

  • 8:00 PM. Music Alive

    Direct from Auckland Town Hall

    Michael Collins (cl/dir), Auckland Philharmonia

    DELIUS: On hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring; MOZART: Clarinet Concerto in A K622


    HOLST: The Planets Suite (RNZ)

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    SMETANA: String Quartet No 2 in D minor - Dante Quartet (Hyperion CDA 67845)

    TRAD arr Ashmore: Greensleeves - Richard Stolzman (cl), Guildhall String Ensemble/Robert Salter (dir) (RCA RD 60437)

    BIZET: The Fair Maid of Perth, Suite - Melbourne SO/John Lanchbery (ABC Classics 456 669)

    11:00 BEETHOVEN: Serenade in D Op 41 - Alexa Still (fl), Rae de Lisle (pno) (RNZ)

    Quintet in Eb for piano & winds Op 16 - François-Frédéric Guy (pno), Hélène Devilleneuve (ob), Jérôme Voisin (cl), Antoine Dreyfuss (horn), Jean-François Duquesnoy (bsn) (Naïve V 5148)

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