Notable anniversaries - 2012

Georg Solti
 January 29th - Frederick Delius (English composer) born 1862
January 29th - Fritz Kreisler (Austrian violinist) died 1962
February 17th - Bruno Walter (German conductor) died 1962
March 11th - William Vincent Wallace (Irish composer) born 1812
April 22nd - Kathleen Ferrier (English contralto) born 1912
April 27th - Friedrich von Flotow (German composer) born 1812
June 12th - John Ireland (English composer) died 1962
August 12th - Giovanni Gabrieli (Italian composer) died 1612
August 13th - Jules Massenet (French composer) died 1912
August 22nd - Claude Debussy (French composer) born 1862
September 5th - John Cage (American composer) born 1912
October 21st - Georg Solti (Hungarian conductor) born 1912
December 7th - Kirsten Flagstad (Norwegian soprano) died 1962


January 2012 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, January 4th 2012

  1. Hector Berlioz (1803-1869): L’Enfance du Christ (Choeur des bergers) - St Anthony Singers, The Goldsbrough Orchestra; cond. Colin Davis (4.59)
  2. Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953): Symphony No 5 in B flat Major (2. Allegro marcato) - Berlin Philharmoniker; cond. Herbert Von Karajan (8.11)
  3. Camille Saint-Saёns (1835-1921): Symphony No 3 in C minor “Organ” (2. Maestoso-Allegro-Molto allegro-Pesante) - Simon Preston, Organ, Berlin Philharmoniker; cond. James Levine (8.00)
  4. Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999): Concierto de Aranjuez (2. Adagio) - Carlos Bonell, Guitar; Orch. Symphonique de Montréal; cond. Charles Dutoit (10.52)
  5. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Violin Concerto in D minor, (3. Allegro, ma non tanto) - Nigel Kennedy, violin, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; cond. Simon Rattle (7.15)
  6. Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643): Altri Canti, (Madrigal from Book VIII:-Hor che'l ciel e la terra) - Les Arts Florissants; Director William Christie (7.54)
  7. Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): Gloria (1. Gloria in excelsis Deo, 2. Laudamus te, 3. Domine Deus, Rex coelestis) - Choeur de Radio France, Orchestre National de France; cond. Charles Dutoit (9.28)
  8. Richard Wagner (1813-1883): Wesendonck- Lieder- (Träume) - Stephanie Blythe, alto; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, cond. John Nelson (4.37)
  9. George Gershwin (1898-1937): Rhapsody in Blue - Werner Haas, piano; Orchestre National de l’Opéra De Monte-Carlo, cond. Edo de Waart (16.48)


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