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Sunday 25 December 2022 Rātapu 25 Hakihea 2022

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Violin Concerto in D minor, Concerto accademico - Kenneth Sillito (vln), London SO/Bryden Thomson ( CHAN 8633)

    CHILCOTT: Lovely tear of lovely eye, from Salisbury Motets - Jonathan Vaughn (organ), Wells Cathedral Choir/Matthew Owens (Hyperion CDA 67650)

    BECK: Sinfonia in G Op 1/5 - NZSO Chamber Orch/Donald Armstrong (Naxos 8.554071)

    CLARKE: Viola Sonata - Philip Dukes (vla), Sophia Rahman (pno) (Naxos 8.557934)

    1:00 approx

    TRADITIONAL arr Shaw: Rejoice & be Merry - Musica Sacra/Indra Hughes (Atoll ACD 501)

    BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No 9 in A Op 47, Kreutzer - Bella Hristova (vln), Michael Houstoun (pno) (RATTLE RATD088)

    VICTORIA: Gaude Maria virgo - The Sixteen/Harry Christophers (CORO COR 16088)

    HAYDN: Variations in F minor HobXVII/6 - Tessa Birnie (pno) (Chartreuse TB 6)

    2:00 approx

    RAFF: Macbeth, Overture - Slovak State Phil/Urs Schneider (MARCO POLO 8.22363)

    TRADITIONAL: Away in a manger - Huddersfield Choral Society, Sellers Engineering Band/Brian Kay (Chandos CHAN 4530)

    FARR: Taheke (2) - Bridget Douglas (fl), Carolyn Mills (hrp) (Atoll ACD 709)

    BRAHMS: Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit, from A German Requiem - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), Chicago SO & Chorus/Georg Solti (Decca 458 867)

    KORNGOLD: Piano Trio in D Op 1 - NZTrio (Rattle RAT-D121)

    3:00 approx

    MORTELMANS: Spring Idyll - BRTN Phil, Brussels/Alexander Rahbari (Discover DICD 920 100)

    RAVEL: String Quartet in F - Puertas Quartet (Atoll ACD 214)

    COATES orch Baynes: The Selfish Giant - BBC Phil/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 9869)

    RICHARDSON: Roundelay - Murray Khouri (cl), Rosemary Barnes (pno) (Continuum CCD 1014)

    TRADITIONAL arr Hazell: Wexford Carol - Bryn Terfel (bar), Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera/Tecwyn Evans (DG 477 8768)

    4:00 approx

    CHAUSSON: Soir de Fête - Swiss Romande Orch/Marek Janowski (PENTATONE PTC 5186 357)

    BRAHMS: Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 115 - James Campbell (cl), New Zealand String Quartet (Naxos 8.573454)

    HOLST arr Jennings, Woodgate: In the bleak midwinter - Chanticleer (Teldec 94563)

    5:00 approx

    SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata No 21 in Bb D960 (1) - Alfred Brendel (pno) (Decca 478 2116)

    HAYDN: Cello Concerto in D HobVIIb/4 (1) - Gautier Capuçon (cello), Mahler CO/Daniel Harding (Virgin 5 45560)

    TRADITIONAL: King Jesus Hath A Garden - Elora Festival Singers (Naxos 8.554179)

    ALBÉNIZ orch Arbós/Surinach: El Polo from Iberia Book 3 - Cincinnati SO/Jésus López-Cobos (TELARC 2CD 80470)

    SCRIABIN: Etude in F# Op 42/4 - Tessa Birnie (pno) (WALSINGHAM 3WAL 80432)

    HARRIS: Music for Jonny - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (UNIVERSAL 99072)

    BOCCHERINI: Cello Concerto in G G480 (1) - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman (Sony SK 60680)

    BEACH: Scherzo, from Piano Concerto in C# Minor Op 45 - Danny Driver (pno), BBC Scottish SO/Rebecca Miller (Hyperion CDA 68130)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Miniature Overture, from The Nutcracker Suite - Montreal SO (Decca 417 300)

  • 6:00 AM. Sanctuary

    Music for the spirit and soul

    HANDEL: For unto us a child is born, from Messiah - English Concert & Choir/Trevor Pinnock (Archiv 423 630)

    ANONYMOUS arr Hillier: Cristo e nato, from Laudario di Cortona - Ars Nova Copenhagen/Paul Hillier (Naxos 8574281)

    PEZ: Concerto pastorale in F major - Les Violons du Roy (Dorian DOR 90180)

    POULENC: Videntes stellam, from Four Christmas Motets - Voices New Zealand/Karen Grylls (Trust MMT 2052)

    BERLIOZ: Trio for Two Flutes and Harp, from The Childhood of Christ - Doriot Anthony Dwyer (fl), James Pappoutsakis (fl), Bernard Zighera (harp) (RCA GD 86207)

    MARTINAITIS: Alleluia - Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Paul Hillier (Harmonia Mundi HMU 80 7391)

    LAURIDSEN: O magnum mysterium - Polyphony/Stephen Layton (Hyperion SACDA 67449)

    SIRETT: Thou Shalt Know Him - Choir of St. John's, Elora (Marshall Arts NA)

    HAWES: Swan - Stephanie Gonley (vln), English CO/Patrick Hawes (Black Box BBM 1081)

    CERELOLS: Serfín que con dulce - Montserrat Figueras (sop), La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Hespèrion XXI/Jordi Savall (Alia Vox AV 9834)

    BACH: Cantata No 191, Gloria in excelsis Deo - Caroline Stam (sop), Paul Agnew (ten), Amsterdam Baroque Choir & Orch/Ton Koopman (Challenge CC 72188)

  • 7:30 AM. Hymns on Sunday

    A weekly selection of traditional and modern hymns, presented by Robyn Jaquiery

  • 8:00 AM. Grace Notes

    SANDSTRÖM after Michael Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen - Voces8 (Decca 4830968)

    LILBURN: Two Christmas Pieces for LB (1949) - Margaret Nielsen (pno) (RNZ)

    RUTTER: What sweeter music - Nicholas Forbes (org), Musica Sacra/Indra Hughes (Atoll ACD 342)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz of the Flowers, from The Nutcracker Suite - Montreal SO (Decca 417 300)

    TRADITIONAL arr Iveson: The holly & the ivy - Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Philip Jones (dir) (Decca 448 980)

    BACH: Schlafe, mein Liebster, geniesse der Ruh, - Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Archiv 427 653)

    TRADITIONAL: Away in a manger - New York Polyphony (Avie AV 2141)

    MENOTTI: Amahl & the Night Visitors, excerpts - New Zealand SO/Andrew Schenck (Koch International 1864624)

    TRADITIONAL arr Willcocks: Sing lullaby - Musica Sacra/Indra Hughes (Atoll ACD 501)

    RAMÍREZ arr Wilberg: El Nacimiento - Bryn Terfel (bar), Rolando Villazón (ten), Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera/Tecwyn Evans (DG 477 8768)

  • 9:00 AM. RNZ Concert Mornings

    TRADITIONAL arr Hillier: Gaudete, Christus est natus - Theatre of Voices/Paul Hillier (HARMONIA MUNDI HMX 297 7079)

    BARTÓK: Three Hungarian Folksongs from Csík Sz35a - Zoltán Kocsis (pno) (Philips 464 676)

    GRAINGER: Rustic Dance, from Youthful Suite - Symphony Nova Scotia/Georg Tintner (CBC Records 1164426)

    IVES arr Hillier: A Christmas carol - Theatre of Voices/Paul Hillier (HARMONIA MUNDI HMX 297 7079)

    MOZART: String Quartet No 22 in Bb K589, Prussian (1) - Hagen Quartet (DG 423 108)

    RUTTER: Brother Heinrich's Christmas - Brian Kay (narrator), Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia (Collegium COL CD 115)

    CHARPENTIER: Noëls pour les instruments - Les Violons du Roy (Dorian DOR 90180)

  • 10:00 AM. RNZ Concert Days

    BRAHMS orch Dvorak: Hungarian Dance No 17 in F# minor - London SO/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 8885)

    YOUNG: Douce Tristesse - Donald Armstrong (vln), New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (Atoll 502164)

    HOLST: March, from Suite No 1 for Military Band Op 28/1 - Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orch/Timothy Reynish ( CHAN 9697)

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 4 in G Op 58 - Vladimir Ashkenazy (pno), Chicago SO/Georg Solti (Decca 417 740)

    FERRANDINI: Christmas Symphony (1) - New Zealand SO/Marc Taddei (Trust MMT 2043)

     

    11.00

    Christmas Day Church Service 2022 from EFKS

     

    TRADITIONAL arr Spencer et al: Go tell it on the mountain - David Hobson (ten), Teddy Tahu Rhodes (bar), members of Sinfonia Australis/Guy Noble (ABC Classics 476 3284)

    BACH arr Amsterdam Guitar Trio: Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in Bb BWV1051 (1) - Amsterdam Guitar Trio (NEWTON 880 2093)

    MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor Op 64 (3) - Leonidas Kavakos (vln/dir), Salzburg Camerata (SONY 88697 43303)

    12.00

    SCHUMANN: Piano Quintet in Eb Op 44 (1) - Menahem Pressler (pno), Emerson String Quartet (DG 445 848)

    ROSSINI: La Cenerentola, Overture - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 412 893)

    ALFVÉN: See how brightly shines the star - Sofia Vocal Ensemble/Bengt Ollén (Footprint Records FRCD 060)

    GERSHWIN arr Grainger: The Man I Love - Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano) (Decca 4851663)

    SOLER: Keyboard Sonata No 87 in G minor - Terence Dennis (pno) (RNZ UB39)

    VIVALDI: Flute Concerto in A minor RV440 - Emmanuel Pahud (fl), Australian CO/Richard Tognetti (dir) (EMI 3 47212)

    DVORÁK: Serenade in E for strings Op 22 (4) - I Musici de Montréal/Yuli Turovsky (Chandos CHAN 9484)

  • 1:00 PM. Onstage

    NZSO: Messiah

    HANDEL: Messiah

    Anna Leese (soprano), Sarah Court (mezzo), Frederick Jones (tenor), Robert Tucker (bass), The Tudor Consort, New Zealand SO/Gemma New

    Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington (RNZ)

  • 3:15 PM. The Music Omnivore

    With David Morriss

    COLES: Overture, The Comedy of Errors – BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins (Hyperion CDA 672933)

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Phantasy Quintet – Maggini Quartet, Garfield Jackson (vla) (Naxos 8.555300)

    LILBURN: Piano Sonatina No 1 – Margaret Nielsen (pno) (Kiwi SLD 78)

    BACH: Bereite dich, Zion, from Christmas Oratorio – Marian Anderson (contralto), RCA SO/Robert Shaw (rec 1946)  (Nimbus NI 7882)

    ELGAR: Symphony No 1 in Ab – Philharmonia/John Barbirolli (rec 1963) (Warner 9029538608)

    NIVERS: Beata es Maria – Les Demoiselles de Saint-Cyr/Emmanuel Mandrin (org/dir) (Astree Auvidis E 8621)

  • 5:00 PM. New Horizons with William Dart

    A guide to the worlds of rock, pop, country, folk and beyond.

    In this Christmas special, New Horizons has an hour to find the Christmas spirit in music, from today and older days, with artists such as Buck Owens, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Pentatonix and the late greats Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding.
     

    PAGANINI arr Walden: Caprice No 24 - Sabine Meyer (cl), Wolfgang Meyer (cl), Bamberg Symphony big band/Ingo Metzmacher (EMI CDC 5 56652)

  • 6:00 PM. Music Alive

    Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra: Celebrate Christmas 2022

    BACH: Jauchzet, frohlocket, from Christmas Oratorio;BACH: Quia respexit humilitatem, from Magnificat;BACH: Pastoral Symphony, from Christmas Oratorio;MENDELSSOHN: Verleih' uns Frieden;MOZART: Laudamus te, from Mass in C minor;ARTLEY: The Ashwell Carol;MENDELSSOHN: Weihnachten;PROKOFIEV: Troika, from Lieutenant Kije Suite;STRAUSS: Wiegenlied Op 41/1;STRAUSS: An die Nacht Op 68/1;TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker Suite No 1, selections;ADAM arr Ryden: O Holy Night;RUTTER: Twelve Days of Christmas;MENDELSSOHN arr Willcocks: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing;GRUBER arr Maskell: Silent Night

    Anna Leese (sop), The Graduate Choir New Zealand, Auckland Phil/Benjamin Bayl

    Recorded at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland

    (RNZ)

    RESPIGHI: Church Windows - Auckland Phil/Giordano Bellincampi (RNZ)

    HAMILTON: The Kingston Flyer - Auckland Chamber Orchestra/Peter Scholes (RNZ 2019)
     

    Approx 8.00

    Christmas concert: Baroque from the North with Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra and Áshildur Haraldsdóttir, from Reykjavík

    TRAD ICELANDIC: Hátíð fer að höndum ein (A Festival Approaches);BENDA: Flute Concerto in E minor;TRAD ICELANDIC: Oss barn er fætt í Betlehem (A Child is born in Bethlehem),;BUXTEHUDE: Chaconne, from Trio Sonata No 4 in Bb;ROMAN: The Golovin Music (excerpts);JD BERLIN: Clarinet Symphony in D;KALDALÓNS: Jólakvæði

    Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra

    Recorded at the Harpa Concert Hall, Reykkavik by Icelandic Radio
     

    STRAVINSKY: The Firebird, Suite - Orchestra Wellington/Marc Taddei (RNZ 2017)

    LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No 12 in C# minor S244 - Shuan Liu (pno) (RNZ )

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    RNZ Concert's musical nightcap

    BACH: Keyboard Concerto No 7 in G minor BWV1058 - Glenn Gould (pno), Columbia SO/Vladimir Golschmann (CBS M2K 42270)

    DEBUSSY orch Cloez/Caplet: Suite bergamasque - Lyon National Orch/Jun Märkl (Naxos 8.572583)

    PÄRT: Christmas Lullaby - Montserrat Figueras (sop), Hespèrion XXI (Alia Vox AV 9826)

    BEETHOVEN: Serenade in D Op 41 - Alexa Still (fl), Rae de Lisle (pno) (RNZ UB61)

    FASCH: Concerto in D FWV L/D3 - Il Gardellino (Accent ACC 24252)

    SCHUMANN: Andante & Variations in Bb Op 46 - François Salque (cello), Victor Julien-Laferrière (cello), Bruno Schneider (horn), Frank Braley, Eric Lesage (pno duo) (Alpha 135)

    PORTER: In the Still of the Night - Peter Maunder (tbn), Helen Webby (harp) (Atoll ACD 115)

    CHAMINADE: Piano Trio No 1 in G minor Op 11 - Rembrandt Trio (Dorian DOR 90187)

    TRADITIONAL: O santissimo natale - Hamburg Monteverdi Choir/Jürgen Jürgens (Ambitus AMB 97 856)

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