Your Choice

A session for 9-5ers who can’t hear requests during the week. All from Radio New Zealand Concert’s vast CD collection or our own recordings.

Contact us at PO Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz to make a request.

10:00 AM Tomorrow

CHARPENTIER: Depuis le jour, from Louise - Pilar Lorengar (sop), St Cecilia Academy Orch, Rome/Giuseppe Patanè (Decca 443 931)

ARIOSTI: Lesson No 2 in A - Thomas Georgi (vla d'amore), Lucas Harris (theorbo), Joëlle Morton (vla da gamba) (BIS CD 1535)

BELLINI: Casta diva, from Norma - Joan Sutherland (sop), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Chorus & Orch/Francesco Molinari-Pradelli (Decca 414 450)

DUBERY: Harlequinade for recorder & guitar - John Turner (rec), Craig Ogden (gtr) (Metier MSV 28523)

The Mozart Question

Children's author Michael Morpurgo takes part in a dramatisation of his story charting a small boy's discovery of his love for the violin, and of his parents' traumatic past in a concentration camp during the Second World War

MORPURGO: The Mozart Question

Paolo............................ Michael Morpurgo

Lesley.......................... Alison Reid

Jack Liebeck (vln), London Phil/Nicholas Collon (LPO 0067)

(Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz)

10:00 am on Saturday (03 May 2014)

J WILLIAMS: Return of the Jedi, Themes - Prague Phil/Nic Raine (Silvascreen 720 359)

K JENKINS: Canción azul, from Adiemus Colores - Mervi Hiltunen Multamäki (mezzo), Milos Karadaglic (gtr), Pacho Flores (tpt), Adiemus Singers & Orch of Colours/Karl Jenkins (DG 479 1067)

MOZART: Rondo in A K386 - Clara Haskil (pno), Vienna SO/Bernhard Paumgartner (rec 1954) (Philips 456 826)

SCHUBERT: Auf dem Strom D943 - Ian Bostridge (ten), Timothy Brown (horn), Leif Ove Andsnes (pno) (EMI 5 57266)

MONIUSZKO arr Melcer: The spinning girl - Felicja Blumenthal (pno) (Brana BR 0014)

HANDEL: O ruddier than the cherry; Cease to beauty to be suing, from Acis & Galatea - Oscar Natzka (bass), Frances James (sop), orchestral accompaniment/Eugene Goossens (rec 1942) (Atoll ACD 500)

DUBERY: Walking Cimbrone - Graham Salvage (bsn), Paul Janes (pno) (Metier MSV 28523)

VICTORIA: Missa pro defunctis - Tenebrae/Nigel Short (Signum SIGCD 248)

FUX: Overture in Bb - Il Fondamento/Paul Dombrecht (dir) (Vanguard 99705)

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