Notable anniversaries - 2014

January 13th - Stephen Foster (American songwriter) died 1864
March 6th - Kirill Kondrashin (Russian conductor) born 1914
March 8th - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (German composer) born 1714
March 15th - Johan Halvorsen (Norwegian composer) born 1864
March 21st - Paul Tortelier (French cellist) born 1914
May 2nd - Giacomo Meyerbeer (German composer) died 1864
May 9th - Carlo Maria Giulini (Italian conductor) born 1914
June 11th - Richard Strauss (German composer) born 1864
July 1st - Pierre Monteux (French conductor) died 1964
July 2nd - Christoph Willibald Gluck (German composer) born 1714
August 28th - Anatol Lyadov (Russian composer) died 1914
September 12th - Jean-Philippe Rameau (French composer) died 1764
November 15th - Jorge Bolet (Cuban pianist) born 1914

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December 2013 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, December 4th 2013

Presenter: Bernard Clarke
  1. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Nabucco (Overture) - Filarmonica Della Scala, cond. Riccardo Chailly (7.01)
  2. Joaquin Rodrigo (1902-1999): Fantasia para un gentilhombre - John Williams, guitar; English Chamber Orchestra, cond. Charles Groves (20.56)
  3. Benjamin Britten (1913-1976): The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and fugue on a theme of Purcell), Op. 34 - London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Andrew Davis (17.12)
  4. Léo Delibes (1836-1891): Coppélia, suite for orchestra - Vienna State Opera Orchestra, cond. Maurice Abravanel (10.11)
  5. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621): The Lutheran Service (In dulci jubilo) - Gabrieli Consort, cond. Paul McCreesh (5.23)
  6. Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Francesca da Rimini - Symphonic Fantasia after Dante, Op. 32 - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Sian Edwards (23.12)
  7. Johann Strauss I (1804-1849): Radetzky March, Op. 228 - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Hans Knappertsbusch (2.59)

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