December 2010 - Meeting

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

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.


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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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