December 2010 - Meeting


Due to anticipated bad weather, the meeting due to be held on Wednesday, December 1st has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on January 5th 2011.

As a small consolation, click below to hear a seasonal extract from Tchaikovsky's ballet, The Nutcracker.


November 2010 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, November 3rd 2010

  1. Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868): Wind quartet no.4 in B flat major (i. Allegro vivace) - Rotterdam Philharmonic Wind Soloists (6.44)
  2. Georges Bizet
  3. Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880): Suite No.2 for two cellos (iii. Polonaise) - Roland Pidoux and Etienne Peclard (5.40)
  4. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): String Quartet in E minor (iii. Prestissimo; iv. Scherzo: Fuga) - Britten Quartet (7.17)
  5. Richard Wagner (1813–1883): Siegfried Idyll - New York Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Giuseppe Sinopoli (19.23)
  6. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): Crisantemi - Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Riccardo Chailly (7.11)
  7. William Vincent Wallace (1812-1865): Two pieces ( i. Nocturne dramatique; ii. Melodie Irlandaise) - Rosemary Tuck, piano (10.44)
  8. Georges Bizet (1838–1875): Symphony in C major - Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam, cond. Bernard Haitink (29:15)


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