April 2015 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, April 1st 2015

'Sound and Vision' 
Presenters: T. Donovan & Jim Bruce
  1. Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music (20:44)
  2. Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall: Mahler's Symphony No. 1 (excerpt) played by Berlin Philharmonic, cond. Simon Rattle (3:27)
  3. Dudley Moore: Little Miss Britten (1:25)
  4. Metropolitan Opera, New York: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle from Bizet's Carmen, sung by Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano (4:35)
  5. Alice Herz-Sommer: The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (excerpt) (11:24)
  6. Jacqueline du Pré & Daniel Barenboim: Jacqueline du Pré in Portrait (excerpts) including Elgar's Cello Concerto (ii. Lento - Allegro molto) (6:55)
  7. Mozart in the Movies: Extracts from The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Amadeus (1984) (9:38)
  8. Steve Reich: Reich on Reich (excerpt); Music for 18 Musicians (Pulses, Section 1) (10:30)
  9. Mariinsky Ballet, St. Petersburg: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake (Final scenes), cond. Valery Gergiev (12:27)


March 2015 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, March 4th 2015
    Presenter: Gerry Hickey

    Franz Schubert
  1. Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Symphony No.8 in B minor 'Unfinished', D. 759 (ii. Andante con moto) - Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Michael Halász (11:13)
  2. Franz Schubert: Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello, and double bass in A major 'The Trout', D. 667 (iv. Theme and Variations. Andantino) - Zoltán Kocsis, piano; Takács String Quartet, Ferenc Csontos, double bass (8:05)
  3. Franz Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C major 'The Great', D. 944 (iii. Scherzo. Allegro vivace - Trio) - NDR Symphony Orchestra, cond. Günter Wand (10:42)
  4. Franz Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen ("The Shepherd on the Rock"), D. 965 - Barbara Bonney, soprano; Geoffrey Parsons, piano; Sharon Kam, clarinet (11:36)
  5. Arnold Bax (1883-1953): Tintagel - Royal Scottish National Orchestra, cond. David Lloyd-Jones (14:35)
  6. Benjamin Britten (1913-1976): Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a - BBC National Orchestra of Wales, cond. David Atherton (16:25)
  7. Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Arabesque No. 2 in G major - Martino Tirimo, piano (3:35)
  8. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Quintet in E Flat Major for piano, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon, K. 452 (iii. Rondo: Allegretto) - Jeno Jandó, piano; Jószef Kiss, oboe; Béls Kovács, clarinet; Jena Keveházi, French horn; Jozsef Vajda, bassoon (5:29)
  9. Jacques Ibert (1890-1962): Bacchanale, scherzo for orchestra - Orchestra des Concerts Lamoureux, cond. Yutaka Sado (8:26)


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