April 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, April 3rd 2019

    Presenter: Jim Bruce

    André Previn (1929-2019)
  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525 - Vienna State Opera Orchestra, cond. Victor Desarzens (17:30)
  2. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): Piano Quartet in A minor - Pražák Quartet; Sachiko Kayahara, piano (11:46)
  3. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Nulla in mundo pax sincera, solo motet for voice, strings & continuo in E major, RV 630 - Emma Kirkby, soprano; Academy Of Ancient Music, cond. Christopher Hogwood (13:35)
  4. Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006): Little Suite No. 1 for Brass Band, Op. 80 - Grimethorpe Colliery Band, cond. Elgar Howarth (7:24)
  5. Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): Mélancolie, for piano, FP 105 - André Previn, piano (6:05)
  6. Josef Suk (1874-1935): Fantastic Scherzo for orchestra, Op. 25 - Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Jirí Belohlavek (13:46)
  7. Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Festspiel und Brautlied (after Wagner: Lohengrin), S. 446 - William Wolfram, piano (11:33)
  8. Richard Wagner (1813-1883): Lohengrin (Act III: In fernem Land) - Nicolai Gedda, tenor; Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, cond. Heinrich Bender (5:27)

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March 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, March 6th 2019

    Presenter: Barbara Dunne

    Charles Villiers Stanford
  1. Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Cockaigne Overture ("In London Town"), concert overture, Op. 40 - London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Georg Solti (14:15)
  2. Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904): Serenade for string orchestra in E major, Op. 22 (i. Moderato) - Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Wolfgang Muller (4:53)
  3. Josef Suk (1874-1935): Pohádka Léta (A Summer Tale), Op. 29 (3. Intermezzo - Blind Musicians) - Slovak Radio Orchestra, cond. Andrew Mogrelia (5:32)
  4. Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924): The Blue Bird, Op. 119/3 (from 8 Part Songs) - Cambridge Singers, cond. John Rutter (3:52)
  5. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): Variants (5) of "Dives and Lazarus" - Iona Brown, violin; Kenneth Heath, cello; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, cond. Neville Marriner (13:00)
  6. Jean Sibelius (1906-1975): Serenade No. 2 for violin & orchestra, Op. 69/2 - Jaakko Kuusisto, violin; Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Atso Almila (7:33)
  7. Charles Villiers Stanford: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 45 (iv. Allegro molto) - RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet (7:29)
  8. Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Menuet antique - Cleveland Orchestra, cond. Pierre Boulez (7:31)
  9. Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Eine Alpensinfonie (An Alpine Symphony), Op. 64 (1. Nacht "Night", 2. Sonnenaufgang "Sunrise", 3. Der Anstieg "The Ascent") - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Mariss Jansons (6:30)
  10. Carl Orff (1895-1982): Carmina Burana (19. Circa mea pectora) - Russian State Symphonic Choir; Russian State Symphony Orchestra, cond. Serge Tchaikov (2:27)
  11. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908): Mlada, suite for orchestra (5. Procession of the Nobles) - Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Nikolai Sokolov (4:28)

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February 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, February 6th 2019

    Concertos
    Presenter: Sheila Thomson

    Yo-Yo Ma
  1. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Concerto for piano, violin, cello & orchestra in C major ("Triple Concerto"), Op. 56 (2. Largo) - Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Mark Zeltser, piano; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Herbert von Karajan (5:49)
  2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191 (2. Andante ma Adagio; 3. Rondo. Tempo di Menuetto) - Michael Chapman, bassoon; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, cond. Neville Marriner (9:56)
  3. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Concerto for 2 trumpets in C major, RV 537 - Gerald Ruddock, trumpet; Graham Ashton, trumpet; London Chamber Orchestra, cond. Christopher Warren-Green (6:00)
  4. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Cantata No. 155, "Mein Gott, wie lang, ach lange," BWV 155 (1. Recitative; 2. Aria (duet) Du musst glabuen, du musst hoffen) - Midori Suzuki, soprano; Makoto Sakurada, tenor; Bach Collegium Japan, cond. Masaaki Suzuki (6:43)
  5. Gerald Finzi (1901-1956): Clarinet Concerto in C minor, Op. 31 (3. Rondo. Allegro giocoso) - Robert Plane, clarinet; Royal Northern Sinfonia, cond. Howard Griffiths (8:25)
  6. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 107 (1. Allegretto) - Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Philadelphia Orchestra, cond. Eugene Ormandy (7:38)
  7. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 mandolins in G major, RV 532 - Tom Finucane, mandolins; New London Consort, cond. Philip Pickett (4:32)
  8. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C major, K. 314 (1. Allegro aperto) - Neil Black, oboe; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, cond. Neville Marriner (4:52)
  9. Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (4. Burlesque. Allegro con brio) - Ilya Kaler, violin; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Antoni Wit (5:01)
  10. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40 (2. Adagio, molto sostenuto) - Benjamin Frith, piano; Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice, cond. Robert Stankovsky (7:46)
  11. Michael Johann Haydn (1737-1806): Flute Concerto in D major (1. Allegro moderato) - Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Haydn-Ensemble Berlin, cond. HansJörg Schellenberger (5:08)
  12. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op.4/6, HWV 294 (2. Larghetto; 3.Allegro moderato) - Jaap Schröder, organ; Concerto Amsterdam, cond. Daniel Chorzempa (6:20)
  13. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Horn Concerto No. 1 in D major (3. Allegro) - Timothy Brown, piano; Academy of Ancient Music, cond. Christopher Hogwood (4:27)

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November 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, November 7th 2018

    Presenter: John Ashworth

  1. Gustav Holst (1874-1934): The Planets, Mars - London Symphony Orchestra – Sir Colin Davis (7:11)
  2. Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)): Scythian Suite (Ala and Lolly), IV The Glorious Departure of Lolly and the Procession of the Sun - São Paolo Symphony Orchestra – Marin Alsop (5:14)
  3. Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904): Rusalka, Song to the Moon - Prague National Theatre Orchestra – Zdeněk Chalabala, conductor, Milada Šubrtová, soprano (8:05)
  4. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): Symphony No. 1 in D major, IV. Stürmusch bewegt - London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti (20:23)
  5. Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Ganymed - Ian Bostridge – Tenor, Julius Drake - Piano (3:59)
  6. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”, II. Andante Cantabile - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Hans Knappertsbusch (9:20)
  7. William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982): The Moon - English Chamber Orchestra – Julian Lloyd Webber, conductor (4:31)
  8. Frank Bridge (1879-1941): The Sea, III Moonlight - BBC National Orchestra of Wales – Martyn Brabbins (6:07)
  9. Richard Wagner (1813-1883): Tannhäuser, Geliebter, komm! - Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks – Bernard Haitink, Klaus König - Tannhäuser, Waltraud Meier - Venus (8:20)
  10. Gustav Holst (1874-1934): The Planets, Saturn (The Bringer of Old Age) - Royal Scottish National Orchestra – David Lloyd-Jones (9:21)

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April 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, April 4th 2018


    Presenter: Frank Murray

  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Ave, Verum Corpus - Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Cond. Leonard Bernstein (4:04)
  2. Gustav Mahler (1869-1911): Symphony #9 In D – IV:-Bar 126 to end- Molto Adagio- Adagissimo - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Cond. Herbert von Karajan (9:30)
  3. Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921): Samson and Delilah, Act 1, Scene 6 Printemps qui commence - Risë Stevens; NBC Symphony Orchestra Cond. Leopold Stokowski (5:20)
  4. Manuel Ponce (1882-1948): Estrellita - Maxim Vengerov, Vag Papian, Virtuosi (3:35)
  5. Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847): Responsorium Et Hymnus, Op. 121 - Hear My Prayer - Kiri Te Kanawa, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Cond. Julius Rudel (10:40)
  6. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Valse Triste - New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Cond. Leonard Bernstein (5:05)
  7. Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921): Phaéton - Orchestre National De France, Seiji Ozawa (8:35)
  8. Georges Bizet (1838-1875): Carmen Fantasy (arr. Franz Waxman 1906-1967) - Maxim Vengerov; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Cond. Zubin Mehta(9:55)
  9. Francesco Cilea (1866-1950):  Adriana Lecouvreur - Act 2: Intermezzo - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (2:25)
  10. Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Der Erlkönig - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gerald Moore (4:12)
  11. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901):  La Traviata, Prelude Act III  - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Cond. Herbert von Karajan(4:24)
  12. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Aida, Act 4, O Terra Addio - Renata Tebaldi, Carlo Bergonzi, Giullietta Simionato, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Singverein, Cond. Herbert von Karajan (5:06)
  13. Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990): West Side Story: 1. A Boy Like That – 2. I Had a Love – 3. Taunting Scene – 4. Finale  - Kiri Te Kanawa, Tatiana Troyanas, Jose Carreras, Pit Orchestra Cond. Leonard Bernstein (9:35)
  14. Nino Rota (1911-1979):  Romeo and Juliet: Epilogue - Orchestra, Cond. Nino Rota (7:38)

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