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  • 9.00 AM


    Grtry, A-E-M. String quartet in F, op 3 no 3 (1761-65).Haydn Quartet.6:27

    Graun, C. Trio for horn, oboes and bassoon.Ricercar Consort.6:57

    Bazzini, A. Three pieces in sonata form, op 44 (1864).Chloe Hanslip, vn; Caspar Frantz, pf.19:25

    Granados, E. Piano quintet in G minor, op 49 (1894).Manuel Porta Gallego, vn; Joaquin Riquelme Garci, va; Lom Piano Trio.15:49

  • 10.00 AM


    Bach, J. Christoph Ouverture in D, [La calamita de' cuori].Netherlands CO.4:40

    Mozart, W. Piano concerto no 12 in A, K414 (1782).Vienna PO/Maurizio Pollini, pf & dir.24:50

    Giuliani, M. Grand quintet in C, op 65.Richard Savino, gui; Artaria Quartet.17:25

    Beethoven, L. Faithful Johnie; Cease your funning; The sweetest lad was Jamie.Janet Baker, mezz; Yehudi Menuhin, vn; Ross Pople, vc; George Malcolm, pf.8:28

    Moscheles, I. Anticipations of Scotland: a grand fantasy, op 75 (1828).Tasmanian SO; Howard Shelley, pf.14:57

    Donizetti, G. Solo for oboe.John Anderson, ob.3:54

    Spohr, L. Symphony no 6 in G, op 116 (1839).Swiss Italian O/Howard Shelley.26:07

  • 12.00 PM

    SYDNEY JAZZ CLUB PRESENTS Speak easy, swing hard
  • 1.00 PM

    WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide
  • 2.00 PM

    SUNDAY SPECIAL Carl Nielsen 150th anniversary

    Nielsen, C. An imaginary journey to the Faroe Islands (1927).Danish NSO/Thomas Dausgaard.10:17

    Flute concerto (1926).Gareth Davies, fl; Bournemouth SO/Kees Bakels.18:19

    Three piano pieces, op 59 (1928).Mina Miller, pf.10:47

    Psalm 37, Afflictus sum, fromThree motets, op 55 (1929).Camerata Chamber Choir/Per Enevold.6:49

    Clarinet concerto, op 57 (1928).Niels Thomsen, cl; Danish NRSO/Michael Schnwandt.25:55

    Preludes, op 51 nos 10, 11 and 12 (1929).Elizabeth Westenholz, org.4:03

    Symphony no 6, [Sinfonia semplice] (1924-25).Royal Scottish O/Bryden Thomson.33:48

  • 4.00 PM


    Witt, F. Septet in F for clarinet, horn, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass, op 62.Consortium Classicum.23:51

    Bax, A. Concerto for flute,oboe,harp and string quartet (1936).Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble.19:15

    Stravinsky, I. Septet (1952-53).Charles Neidich, cl; Frank Morelli, bn; William Purvis, hn; Rolf Schulte, vn; Toby Appel, va; Fred Sherry, vc; Christopher Oldfather, pf; Robert Craft, cond.10:52

  • 5.00 PM


    Hymns: In the cross of Christ I glory; Come ye faithful, raise the strain.Grace Cathedral Men & Boys’ Choir, San Francisco; Thomas Joyce, org; Benjamin Bachmann, cond.6:13

    Byrd, W. Ave verum corpus.Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips.4:05

    Charpentier, M-A. Te Deum, H146 (c1690).Les Arts Florissants/William Christie.23:17

    Bach, J.S. Excerpts from from Cantata, BWV22: Ertöt uns durch dein’ Güte.Jonathan Plowright, pf.6:10

    Excerpts from Cantata, BWV26: Ach wie nichtig, ach wie flchtig. Bach Academy/Helmuth Rilling.5:31

  • 6.00 PM


    Haydn, J. Armida: Sinfonia in B (1783)Haydn Sinfonietta Wien/Manfred Huss.5:18

    Mozart, W. Piano sonata in C, K545.Mitsuko Uchida, pf.13:33

    Bach, J.S. Double concerto in D minor, BWV1043.Bach FO/Yehudi Menuhin, vn & dir.17:15

    Scarlatti, A. Concerto grosso no 2 in D. Laurence Boulay, hpd; Collegium Musicum de Paris/Ronald Douatte.9:07

    Saint-Sans, C. Mon coeur ouvre ta voix, from Samson et Dalila. Elna Garana, mezz; Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna.6:15

  • 7.00 PM


    Haydn, M. Flute concerto in D (1766).Istvn-Zsolt Nagy, fl; Austro-Hungarian O/Adm Fischer.14:29

    Brahms, J. Variations on a theme by J. Haydn, op 56a, [St Anthoni chorale] (1873).Vienna PO/Leonard Bernstein.20:26

    Beethoven, L. Sonata no 22 in F, op 54 (1804).Gerhard Oppitz, pf.11:14

    Mozart, W. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K550 (1788).Concertgebouw O/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.34:41

  • 8.30 PM


    Tchaikovsky, P. Souvenir de Florence, op 70 (1891).Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble.34:01

    Medtner, N. Three nocturnes, op 16 (1909).Laurence Kayaleh, vn; Paul Stewart, pf.13:50

    Beach, A. Piano quintet in F sharp, op 67 (1907).Endellion Quartet; Martin Roscoe, pf.27:07

    Carulli, F. Nocturne in A for flute and guitar, op 190.Jean-Pierre Rampal, fl; Alexandre Lagoya, gui.9:04

    Saint-Sans, C. String quartet no 2 in G, op 153 (1918).Fine Arts Quartet.28:47

  • 10.30 PM


    Lindsey-Clark, V. Sonata melodica (2004).Modern Guitar Trio.22:45

    Schmidt, Heather. Piano concerto no 2 (2001).Christina Petrowska Quilico, pf; Kitchener-Waterloo SO/Daniel Warren.25:00

    Gross, E. Sally at the pond (2009).Sally Mays, pf.4:04

    Locklair, D. Symphony no 1, [Symphony of seasons] (2002).Slovak RSO/Kirk Trevor.31:06

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Jane SheldonAustralian born soprano Jane Sheldon has been living in New York for some time now but happily comes home to Australia to perform. She’s our special guest on In Conversations Wednesday 8 July at 2pm. 

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