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Thursday 8 April 2021 Rāpare 8 Paenga-whāwhā 2021

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    HILL: String Quartet No 9 in A minor - Dominion Quartet (Naxos 8.572446)

    BORODIN orch Glazunov: Petite Suite - Royal Stockholm Phil/Gennady Rozhdestvensky (Chandos CHAN 9386)

    GRAHAM: Brillante - Adam Frey (euphonium), New Zealand SO/Bruce Hangen (Naxos 8.570538)

    1:00 approx

    BACH trans Rachmaninov: Violin Partita No 3 in E BWV1006, excerpts - Daniil Trifonov (pno) (DG 4835335)

    GLICK: Divertimento for String Orchestra - Thirteen Strings of Ottawa/Brian Law (CBC Records MVCD 1046)

    ELGAR: Violin Sonata in E minor Op 82 - Nigel Kennedy (vln), Peter Pettinger (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8380)

    CHILDS: Sonnet of the Moon - Brent Stewart (pno), NZ Secondary Students Choir 2013-14/Andrew Withington (RNZ NZSSCC)

    2:00 approx

    KETÈLBEY: In the Mystic Land of Egypt - New Symphony Orch of London/Robert Sharples (Decca 452 987)

    HILL: Symphony No 6 in Bb, Celtic - Melbourne SO/Wilfred Lehmann (marco polo 8.220345)

    CARTELLIERI: Divertimento No 1 in F - Consortium Classicum (CPO 999 140)

    ROPARTZ: Piece in Eb minor - David Bremner (tbn), Sarah Watkins (pno) (Atoll ACD 109)

    3:00 approx

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 7 in D Op 10/3 - Tessa Birnie (pno) (WALSINGHAM 3WAL 80432)

    ONSLOW: Symphony No 3 in F minor - North German Radio PO/Johannes Goritzki (CPO 999 747)

    FONTANA: Sonata No 2 - Latitude 37 (ABC Classics 476 4525)

    4:00 approx

    CHAMINADE: Flute Concertino - Sharon Bezaly (fl), Hague Residentie Orch/Neeme Järvi (BIS SACD 1679)

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

    SCHUMANN: Papillons Op 2 - Leon McCawley (pno) (Avie AV 0029)

    HAMILTON: Three Spirituals - Viva Voce/John Rosser (VIVA VOCE ACD 901)

    5:00 approx

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Variants of Dives & Lazarus - Hallé Orch/Mark Elder (Hallé CD HLL 7540)

    STAMITZ: Symphonie Concertante in C for two violins - Richard Friedman (vln), Steven Smith (vln), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (ASV CD DCA 650)

    FAURÉ orch Aubert: Fantaisie Op 79 - Richard Davis (fl), BBC Phil/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 9416)

    DUARTE: Variations on a Catalan folksong - Matthew Marshall (gtr) (WAIATA 9501)

    OFFENBACH: Barcarolle, from The Tales of Hoffmann - Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra/Miguel Harth-Bedoya (Universal 99172)

    SCHUBERT trans Maisky: Ständchen, from Schwanengesang - Mischa Maisky (cello), Daria Hovora (pno) (DG 449 817)

    COUPERIN: Bruit de guerre (extrait de La Triomphante) - Alexandre Tharaud (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1956)

  • 6:00 AM. Daybreak

    The perfect overture to your day, with Cynthia Morahan

    BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in Bb BWV1051 (3) - European Brandenburg Ensemble/Trevor Pinnock (dir) (Avie AV 2119)

    MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No 4 in A Op 90, Italian (4) - Prague Phil/Jirí Belohlávek (SUPRAPHON SU 3876)

    GLUCK arr Kreisler: Melody, from Orpheus & Euridice - Robin Wilson (vln), Kemp English (pno) (MANU CD MANU 5006)

    DEBUSSY: Suite bergamasque (1) - Inon Barnatan (pno) (Avie AV 2256)

    VIVALDI: Lute Concerto in D RV93 - Olivier Chassain (gtr), La Follia/Christophe Poiget (dir) (Calliope CAL 9273)

    DOMPIERRE: Le Diable matou (The Devil Alley Cat) - Angèle Dubeau (vln), La Pietà (Analekta AN 2 8723)

    KORNGOLD: Hornpipe, from Much Ado About Nothing Op 11 - Helsinki Phil/John Storgårds (Ondine ODE 1191)

    ASENCIO: Collectici intim (4) - Lazhar Cherouana (gtr) (Naxos 8.573226)

    CIMAROSA: Concerto in G for two flutes (1) - Mathieu Dufour (fl), Alex Klein (ob), Czech National SO/Paul Freeman (Cedille CDR 90000 080)


    TELEMANN: Overture in G, Nations Old & New (1) - NZ Barok (Atoll ACD 813)

    ELGAR: Serenade for Strings Op 20 (2) - Philharmonia/Andrew Davis (ONYX 4025)

    RUTTER: Suite Antique (6) - Christopher D Lewis (hpschd), John McMurtery (fl), West Side CO/Kevin Mallon (Naxos 8.573146)

    RESPIGHI: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No 2 (4) - Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa (DG 419 868)

    HAYDN: Symphony No 89 in F (4) - Berlin Phil/Simon Rattle (EMI 3 94237)

    CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F# Op 60 - Nelson Freire (pno) (Decca 475 6617)

    FOSTER arr Ungar/Mason/Alpher: Beautiful Dreamer - Thomas Hampson (bar), Jay Ungar (mandolin), David Alpher (pno) (EMI 3 82225)

    FRANCAIX: Quartet for flute, oboe, clarinet & bassoon (4) - members of the Aulos Wind Quintet (Musica Mundi 310 022)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No 1 in Bb minor Op 23 (3) - Ayako Uehara (pno), London SO/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (EMI 3 59606)


    Beauty Spot:

    SAINT-SAËNS: Bassoon Sonata in G Op 168 (1) - Ursula Leveaux (bassoon), Ian Brown (piano) (Hyperion CDA 67431/2)

    BIZET: L'Arlésienne Suite No 1 (1) - Barcelona SO & National Orch of Catalonia/José Serebrier (BIS CD 1305)

    BRAHMS: Clarinet Sonata in Eb Op 120/2 (3) - Murray Khouri (cl), John McCabe (pno) (Continuum CCD 1027)

    BACH arr Amsterdam Guitar Trio: Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D BWV1050 (3) - Tini Mathot (hpschd), Amsterdam Guitar Trio (NEWTON 880 2093)

    GLAZUNOV: Concert Waltz No 2 in F Op 51 - Russian State SO/Valeri Polyansky (Chandos CHAN 9658)

    DVORÁK: Piano Quintet in A Op 81 (4) - Piers Lane (pno), Goldner String Quartet (Hyperion CDA 67805)

    WALLER: Ain't misbehavin' - Alan Feinberg (pno) (Argo 444 457)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Hungarian Dance, from Swan Lake - Royal Phil/Charles Mackerras (TELARC CD 80151)

    FRANCAIX: Quartet for flute, oboe, clarinet & bassoon (3) - members of the Aulos Wind Quintet (Musica Mundi 310 022)

    SHOSTAKOVICH: Folk Feast, from The Gadfly - Philadelphia Orch/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 452 597)

  • 9:00 AM. The Works

    Nick Tipping offers a full menu of masterpieces

    ROSSINI: The Barber of Seville, Overture - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 412 893)

    CORELLI: Sonata a Quattro in G minor - New Dutch Academy CO/Simon Murphy (Pentatone PTC 5186 031)

    LITOLFF: Scherzo, from Concerto Symphonique No 4 in D minor - Peter Donohoe (pno), Bournemouth SO/Andrew Litton (Hyperion CDA 66889)

    HANDEL: O Ruddier then the Cherry, from Acis & Galatea - Inia Te Wiata (bass), Maurice Till (pno) (Columbia 475 544)

    WAGNER: Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin - BBC SO/Thomas Beecham (

    STAMITZ: Clarinet Concerto No 7 in Eb - Andreas Ottensamer (cl), Potsdam Chamber Academy (DG 481 4711)


    BARBER: Agnus Dei - Viva Voce/John Rosser (Viva Voce ACD 901)

    CANTELOUBE: Brezairola, from Songs of the Auvergne- Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), English CO/Jeffrey Tate (Decca 444 995)

    SIA: Chandelier - Vitamin String Quartet (VSQ)

    MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor Op 64 - Isabelle Faust (vln), Freiburg Baroque Orch/Pablo Heras-Casado (Harmonia Mundi HMM 902325)

    SWANN: The Gnu Song - Michael Flanders (voc), Donald Swann (pno) (Delta 522670)

    LUMBYE: Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop - Vienna Philharmonic/Mariss Jansons (Sony 88697927102)


    BACH: Cello Suite No 3 in C BWV1009 (4) - Pablo Casals (cello) (EMI CHS 7 61027)

    SIBELIUS: Valse Triste - West-Eastern Divan Orch/Daniel Barenboim (Warner 2564 62190)

    DVORÁK: Symphony No 9 in E minor, From the New World - Oslo Phil/Mariss Jansons (Brilliant Classics 92779)

    COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man - Michael Perlowin (pedal steel), Barry C. Schneider, Bill Watkins (percussion) (Perlowin 703622)

    ORIGINAL DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND: Tiger Rag - Sabine Meyer (clt), Wolfgang Meyer (clt), Bamberg Symphony Big Band/Ingo Metzmacher (EMI CDC 5 56652)

  • Noon Upbeat

    Keeping you in tune with music and the arts, with David Morriss

    MOZART: Requiem in D minor K626 (3) - Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Philips 420 197)

    HAYDN: Cello Concerto No 1 in C HobVIIb/1 (2) - Jacqueline du Pré (cello), English CO/Daniel Barenboim (EMI CDC 7 47614)

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 7 in D Op 10/3 (3) - Alfred Brendel (pno) (Philips 446 664)


    David Morriss talks with Richard Cornes

    WALLACE: Prelude to The Eumenides - BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins (Hyperion CDA 66987)

    HAMILTON: Elysian Fields - New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (TRUST MMT 2037)

  • 1:00 PM. Onstage

    BERLIOZ: Overture, Beatrice and Benedict - Orchestra Wellington/Vincent Hardaker (RNZ )

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 1 in C Op 15 - Michael Houstoun (piano), Auckland Phil (RNZ )

    STRAUSS: Serenade in Eb for winds Op 7 - Auckland Phil (RNZ )

    NORMAN: When Gravity Fails - Bryony Gibson-Cornish (viola), New Zealand SO/Hamish McKeich (RNZ 2017)

    KORNGOLD: Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen, from Die tote Stadt - Benson Wilson (bar), New Zealand SO/Edo de Waart (RNZ )

    PIAZZOLLA arr Crabb: Tango Suite, 'SVP, Tzigane & Preparense' - Anthony Marwood (violin), James Crabb (accordion), Joan Perarnau Garriga (double bass) (RNZ 2019)

    SCHUBERT: Piano Quintet in A D667, Trout - Piers Lane (pno), Members of New Zealand String Quartet, Hiroshi Ikematsu (dbass) (RNZ 2018)

  • 3:00 PM. Classical Connection

    Rick Young presents afternoon music to get you from A to B

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 21 in C Op 53, Waldstein (1) - Maurizio Pollini (pno) (DG 435 472)

    BACH arr Koopman: Erbarme Dich, from St Matthew Passion - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman (Sony SK 60680)

    SCHUBERT: Symphony No 6 in C D589, Little (4) - Royal Flemish Phil/Philippe Herreweghe (Pentatone PTC 5186 446)

    FAURÉ: Violin Sonata No 1 in A Op 13 (3) - Wilma Smith (vln), Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ UA63)

    BIZET: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle, from Carmen - Angela Gheorghiu (sop), Royal Phil/Marco Armiliato (EMI 0 84377)

    RUBBRA: Viola Concerto in A Op 75 (2) - Lawrence Power (vla), BBC Scottish SO/Ilan Volkov (Hyperion CDA 67587)

    DALZA: Calata ala spagnola - Piffaro (Archiv 453 441)

    DEBUSSY orch Finno: Symphony in B minor (2) - Lyon National Orch/Jun Märkl (Naxos 8.572583)

    FRANCK: Violin Sonata in A (4) - Jan Tawroszewicz (vln), Diedre Irons (pno) (RNZ UB59)


    SAINT-SAËNS: Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor Op 33 (3) - Shauna Rolston (cello), Calgary Phil/Mario Bernardi (CBC Records SMCD 5153)

    BOULANGER: Les Sirènes - Amanda Pitt (sop), Andrew Ball (pno), New London Chamber Choir/James Wood (Hyperion CDA 66726)

    DVORÁK: Serenade in E for strings Op 22 (2) - CO of Europe/Alexander Schneider (asv CD COE 801)

    STRAUSS II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka - New Zealand SO/William Southgate (Continuum NZSO 100)

    RODRIGO: Concierto andaluz (1) - Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Delaware SO/David Amado (Telarc TEL 31754)

    TRADITIONAL arr Hart: Blow the wind southerly - Stella Dickinson (ob), Capital Virtuosi/Paul Hart (ASV CDWHL 2118)

    CHOPIN: Mazurka in C# minor Op 63/3 - David Fray (pno) (Erato 0190 295896478)

    RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18 (3) - Daniil Trifonov (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (DG 4835335)


    TCHAIKOVSKY arr Glazunov: Souvenir d'un lieu cher (2) - Baiba Skride (vln), CBSO/Andris Nelsons (SONY 88697 21423)

    BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 8 in F Op 93 (3) - Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique/John Eliot Gardiner (Archiv 439 900)

    BACH arr Avital: Largo & Presto, from Violin Concerto in G minor BWV1056 - Avi Avital (mandolin), Potsdam Chamber Academy (DG 479 0092)

    RAMEAU: Les Cyclopes - Víkingur Ólafsson (pno) (DG 4837701)

    KLATZOW: Sonata for Cello and Piano (3) - Heleen du Plessis (cello), Malcolm Nay (piano) (ODE CDMANU 5158)

    ELLINGTON arr & orch Henderson: Come Sunday - Regina Carter (vln), Clark Terry (tpt), City of Birmingham SO/Simon Rattle (EMI 5 57014)

    RITCHIE: Albatross in flight - New Zealand SO/Marc Taddei (RNZ 2018)

    FAURÉ orch Rabaud: Dolly Suite (4) - ASMF/Neville Marriner (ASV CD DCA 517)

    GLAZUNOV: Symphony No 7 in F Op 77, Pastoral (4) - Royal Scottish National Orch/José Serebrier (WARNER 2564 63236)


    CANTELOUBE arr Armenian: Three Bourrées, from Songs of the Auvergne - Karina Gauvin (sop), Canadian Chamber Ensemble/Raffi Armenian (CBC Records SMCD 5224)

    FRANCK: Symphony in D minor Op 48 (2) - Chicago SO/Pierre Monteux (RCA GD 86805)

    RADIOHEAD arr O'Riley: No Surprises - Christopher O'Riley (piano) (Harmonia Mundi 46804)

    DEBUSSY arr Amsterdam Guitar Trio: Menuet, from Petite Suite - Amsterdam Guitar Trio (NEWTON 880 2093)

    FARRENC: Symphony No 3 in G minor Op 36 (1) - North German Radio Phil/Johannes Goritzki (CPO 999 603)

    BRAHMS arr Geringas: Feldeinsamkeit Op 86/2 - Alexander Ivashkin (cello), Tamás Vesmás (pno) (RNZ UB56)

    TAVENER: Song for Athene - Nicola Benedetti (vln), London Phil/Andrew Litton (DG 476 6198)

    SCHUBERT: Violin Sonata in A D574 (1) - Robin Wilson (vln), Kemp English (pno) (Ode CD MANU 5082)

  • 7:00 PM. RNZ Concert Evenings

    WILSON: Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra - Patrick Barry (clarinet), strings of the New Zealand SO/Hamish McKeich (Atoll ACD 222)

    BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No 1 - Swedish CO/Thomas Dausgaard (Simax PSC 1184)

    CHAMINADE arr Kreisler: Serenade espagnole - Tzigane Piano Trio (ASV CD DCA 965)

  • 7:30 PM. Music Alive

    NZSO: Podium - Firebird

    Juliet PALMER: Buzzard

    MOZART: Piano Concerto No 23 in A K488

    STRAVINSKY orch McPhee: The Firebird

    Diedre Irons (piano), New Zealand SO/Hamish McKeich

    Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington (RNZ)

    BLAKE: Angel at Ahipara - New Zealand SO/Fawzi Haimor (RNZ 2019)

    ELFMAN: Music from Spider-Man - New Zealand SO/Hamish McKeich (RNZ 2018)

    BACH arr Farquhar: Six Chorale Preludes (1) - New Zealand Wind Quintet (RNZ UB46)

    BACH arr Farquhar: Six Chorale Preludes (2) - New Zealand Wind Quintet (RNZ UB46)

    BACH arr Farquhar: Six Chorale Preludes (3) - New Zealand Wind Quintet (RNZ UB46)

    BACH arr Farquhar: Six Chorale Preludes (4) - New Zealand Wind Quintet (RNZ UB46)

    BACH arr Farquhar: Six Chorale Preludes (5) - New Zealand Wind Quintet (RNZ UB46)

    BACH arr Farquhar: Six Chorale Preludes (6) - New Zealand Wind Quintet (RNZ UB46)

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    RNZ Concert's musical nightcap

    SATIE: Gymnopédies - Yitkin Seow (pno) (Hyperion CDA 66344)

    RESPIGHI: The Birds - Atlanta SO/Louis Lane (TELARC CD 80085)

    BRAHMS: Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit, from A German Requiem Op 45 - Genia Kühmeier (sop), Thomas Hampson (bar), Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Phil/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (RCA 88697 72066)

    BRAHMS: Clarinet Trio in A minor Op 114 (2) - Marie Ross (clarinet), Claire-Lise Démettre (cello), Petra Somlai (piano) (Centaur CRC3760)

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


    HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in F Op 6/2 - Berlin Academy for Early Music/Bernhard Forck (Pentatone PTC5186737)

    LAURIDSEN: O nata lux, from Lux aeterna - Polyphony/Stephen Layton (Hyperion SACDA 67449)

    PACHELBEL: Canon in D - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ UB12)

    BEETHOVEN: Theme and Variations 1-10, from Diabelli Variations Op 120 - Michael Houstoun (pno) (Rattle RAT D070)

    RODRIGO: Fantasia para un gentilhombre - Miloš Karadaglic (gtr), London Phil/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (DG 481 0652)

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