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25 January 2017

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

DELIBES: Prelude and Mazurka, from Coppélia; PROKOFIEV: Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet Op 75; BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances, from Prince Igor; RAVEL: La Valse; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sleeping Beauty, Suite Op 66; BRAHMS: Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor - RTÉ National SO/Gavin Maloney (recorded at National Concert Hall, Dublin by RTÉ Lyric FM, Ireland)

26 January 2017

Eliah Sakakushev-von Bismarck (cello), Auckland Philharmonia/Giordano Bellincampi

STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite (1919 version); STRAUSS: Romance in F Op 13; RESPIGHI: Adagio with Variations; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 4 in Bb Op 60 (recorded in the Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

Sunday 25 December 2016

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is joined by special guests soprano Patricia Wright and The Graduate Choir NZ for its 2016 Celebrate Christmas concert, recorded in Holy Trinity Cathedral on 9 December 2016.

This year's programme:

Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium
Handel: Messiah, selection
Suk: Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn
Mozart: Laudate Dominum
Traditional arr Rutter: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Tchaikovsky: December – Christmas, from The Seasons
Prokofiev: Troika, from Lieutenant Kijé Suite
Chris Artley [NZ]: Qui Creavit Caelum (world premiere performance)
Ravel: Mother Goose
Bryan Kelly: Improvisations on Christmas Carols, I. Allegro (God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen)
Gauntlett arr Rutter: Once in Royal David's City
Traditional arr Rutter: Sans Day Carol
Schubert arr Tyzik: Ave Maria
Bryan Kelly: Improvisations on Christmas Carols, V. Allegro (Ding Dong Merrily on High)
Rutter: Candlelight Carol
Mendelssohn arr Wilcocks: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Gruber arr Maskell: Silent Night