November 2008 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, November 5th 2008

  1. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' - London Symphony Orchestra; cond. Adrian Boult (4:38)
  2. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908): Sadko ("Song of the Indian Guest") - Zurab Sotkilava, tenor; Orchestra of the Bolshoi State Academy Theatre; cond. Andrei Tchistyakov (4:01)
  3. Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881): Triumphal March (The Capture of Kars) - London Symphony Orchestra; cond. Claudio Abbado (5:34)
  4. Henryk Górecki (1933- ): Totus tuus - Choir Of King's College Cambridge; cond. Stephen Cleobury (8:55)
  5. Jenö Hubay (1858-1937): Hejre Kati, Scene from the Czarda, No.4 - Hungarian State Orchestra; cond. Matyas Antal (6:28)
  6. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): La Rondine (Act I: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta) - Montserrat Caballé, soprano; London Symphony Orchestra; cond. Charles Mackerras (3:10)
  7. Giacomo Puccini: Turandot (Act III: Nessun dorma!) - Roberto Alagna, tenor; London Voices; Orchestra of the Royal Opera Covent Garden, cond. Mark Elder (5:04)
  8. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975): Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 (2nd Movement – Scherzo, Allegro) - Arabella Steinbacher, violin; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Andris Nelsons (6:46)
  9. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791): Laudate Dominum - Emma Kirkby, soprano (4:30)
  10. Carl Maria von Weber (1786–1826): Clarinet Concerto No.2 in E flat major (i. Allegro, ii. Andante con moto, iii. Alla Polacca) - Emma Johnson, clarinet; English Chamber Orchestra; cond. Gerard Schwarz (23.20)
  11. John Rutter (1945- ): A Clare Benediction - Choir of Clare College, Cambridge (3:30)


October 2008 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, October 1st 2008

  1. Giochino Rossini (1792-1868): Semiramide (Overture) - Philharmonia Orchestra; cond. Carlo Maria Giulini (12:52)

  2. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Four Irish Songs - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; Michael Raucheisen, piano

  3. Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Symphony No.9 in C major 'The Great', D. 944 (iv. Allegro vivace) - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; cond. Charles Mackerras (15:21)

  4. Haydn Wood (1882-1959): Roses of Picardy - Stuart Burrows, tenor (4:35)

  5. Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884): Vltava (The Moldau), symphonic poem - BBC Symphony Orchestra, cond. Vilem Tausky (14:55)

  6. Franz Schubert: The Shepherd on the Rock, D. 965 - Lynda Russell, soprano; Peter Hill, piano; David Campbell, clarinet (10:40)

  7. Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924): Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50 - Renaissance Singers; Ulster Orchestra, cond. Yan Pascal Tortelier (5:31)

  8. Ludwig van Beethoven: Fantasia for piano, chorus, and orchestra ("Choral Fantasy"), Op. 80 - Daniel Barenboim, piano; John Alldis Choir; New Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Otto Klemperer (21:06)


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