Saturday 23 August 2014 Rāhoroi 23 Here-turi-kōkā 2014

Today's schedule

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro, Overture; Piano Sonata No 11 in A K331; Rondo, from Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Second movement, from Clarinet Concerto in A K622; Second movement, from Piano Concerto No 23 in A K488; Second movement, from Violin Concerto in D K218; Rondo, from Horn Concerto in Eb K495; Molto allegro, from Symphony No 40 in G minor K550; Andante, from Piano Concerto in C K467; Third movement, from Violin Concerto in A K219; Third movement, from Flute Concerto in A K219 - Alfred Brendel, Stephen Bishop Kovacevich (pnos), Jack Brymer (cl), Alan Civil (horn), Henryk Szeryng (vln), Claude Monteux (fl), BBC SO/Colin Davis, ASMF/Neville Marriner, New Philharmonia/Alexander Gibson, London SO/Colin Davis (Philips 422 269)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

TCHAIKOVSKY: 16 Children's Songs Op 54; Last night Op 60/1; I'll tell you nothing Op 60/2; O, If only you knew Op 60/3; Simple words Op 60/5; Behind the window in the shadow Op 60/10; Why did I dream of you? Op 28/3 - Ilya Levinsky (ten), Semion Skigin (pno) (Conifer 75605 51268)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concertos, No 1 in C Op 15; No 2 in Bb Op 19 - Claudio Arrau (pno), Dresden State Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 422 066)

3:25 approx - Disc 4

SCHUBERT: String Quartet No 14 in D minor D810, Death & the Maiden; DVORÁK: String Quartet No 12 in F Op 96, American; BORODIN: Notturno, from String Quartet No 2 in D - Quartetto Italiano (Philips 420 876)

4:40 approx - Disc 5

VIVALDI: Four Seasons, Spring RV269; Summer RV315; Autumn RV293; Winter RV297; Concerto in D minor for two oboes RV535; Bassoon Concerto in A minor RV498; Recorder Concerto in C RV443 - Alan Loveday (vln), Neil Black, Celia Nicklin (obs), Martin Gatt (bsn), William Bennett (piccolo), ASMF/Neville Marriner (Decca 466 232)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 JC HERTEL: Sinfonia No 3 in D - Württemberg CO, Heilbronn/Wolfgang Bauer (tpt/dir) (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 601 1499)

RAFF: Duo on themes from Wagner's Lohengrin Op 63/3 - Livia Sohn (vln), Benjamin Loeb (pno) (Naxos 8.570202)

GRIEG: Elegiac Melodies Op 34, The Wounded Heart; Last Spring - NZSO CO (RNZ)

HANDEL: Trio Sonata in Bb Op 2/3 - Farran Scott, Rachel Harris (vlns), Tatty Theo (cello), Carolyn Gibley (hpschd), Brook Street Band (Avie AV 2282)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Paean to the wilderness; Wedding procession and Tartar invasion; Battle of Kershenets, from The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh - St Petersburg Phil/Yuri Temirkanov (Signum SIGCD 320)

7:00 MOZART: Rondo in A minor K511 - Mitsuko Uchida (pno) (Philips 422 117)

DELIUS: A Song of Summer - London SO/John Barbirolli (EMI CDC 7 47984)

CARULLI: Serenade in A Op 96 - Heinrich Albert Duo (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 603 1710)

RAVEL arr Samazeuilh: Menuet antique - Bridget Douglas (fl), Rachel Thomson (pno) (Trust MMT 2039)

STRAUSS: Dance of the seven veils, from Salome - Chicago SO/Fritz Reiner (RCA 09026 68999)

8:00 NIELSEN: Helios Overture - South Jutland SO/Niklás Willén (Naxos 8.557164)

PIAZZOLLA: Summer, from Four Seasons in Buenos Aires - Versus Ensemble (Naxos 8.570523)

RACHMANINOV: Second movement, Adagio sostenuto, from Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18 - Alexander Lubiantsev (pno), Sydney SO/János Fürst (ABC 476 272)

HALVORSEN arr Cello Duello: Passacaglia after Handel - Cello Duello (Solo Musica SM 146)

BENDA: Symphony No 11 in F - Prague CO/Christian Benda (Naxos 8.553409)

9:00 AM Best of Upbeat

A recap from the week's national and international music news with Eva Radich (RNZ)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 24: Mine eye hath played the painter

Read by Frank Whitten (RNZ)

10:02 AM Your Choice

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No 3 in C minor Op 44 - London SO/Valery Gergiev (Philips 475 7655)

HUMMEL: Piano Concerto in Ab Op 113 - Howard Shelley (pno/dir), London Mozart Players (Chandos CHAN 9558)

BACH: Ach Golgotha, from St Matthew Passion - Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Vienna SO/Herbert von Karajan (rec 1950) (Tahra TAH 462)

RIDOUT: Jesus receives the cross; Jesus is laid in the sepulchre, from The Fourteen Stations of the Cross - Robert Crowley (organ of Canterbury Cathedral) (Lammas LAMM 161D)

BÖHME: Brass Sextet in Eb minor Op 30 - Center City Brass Quintet, Jack Sutte (tpt) (Chandos CHAN 10140)

BELLINI: Come per me sereno, from La Sonnambula - Joan Sutherland (sop), Royal Opera House Orch, Covent Garden/Francesco Molinari-Pradelli (Decca 414 450)

VIVALDI: Lute Concerto in D RV93 - Krzysztof Meisinger (gtr), Capella Bydgostiensis CO/Waldemara Kosmieja (dir) (Dux DUX 0680)

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Noon The RNZ Concert Classical Chart

This week's best-selling CDs

1:00 PM Jazz at Lincoln Center

Thirteen programmes from this Peabody Award winning series

Hosts Wendell Pierce and Wynton Marsalis offer backgrounds, interviews and insights to accompany spirited performances from jazz greats

(11) Fresh Sounds, Ted Nash & Victor Goines

JALC Orchestra members Ted Nash and Victor Goines present two newly commissioned works. Nash's Presidential Suite reflects on leadership and oratory with help from The Wire and Treme. Goines presents Crescent City, a musical journey through his hometown, New Orleans, joined by a lifelong friend Branford Marsalis (Murray Street Productions)

2:00 PM Global Sounds

Indigenous music from around the world

Tales from the Forbidden City - a five-part series documenting this collaborative NZ-Chinese musical project

Last year, China's renowned ensemble the Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra joined with the New Zealand String Quartet to commission seven New Zealand and Chinese composers to write music for their ensembles. Radio NZ Concert's Kate Mead visited the project's headquarters in Beijing and spoke with the musicians and composers about their lives, their instruments, their music and the successes and challenges of this innovative project.

Throughout August in Global Sounds we'll hear the music and voices of the musicians involved in the project.

(4) This week we hear from ruan player Wei Wei, and huqin player Zhang Zunlian. Composers Dylan Lardelli and Gao Ping talk about their compositions (RNZ)

3:00 PM Saturday Concert


TURINA: Piano Trio No 2 in B minor Op 76; KERRY: Im Winde; A TAYLOR: burlesques mécaniques; DVORÁK: Piano Trio No 4 in E minor Op 90, Dumky (recorded in Q Theatre Loft, Auckland by RNZ)

4:25 PM Performing with German Orchestras

SUPPÉ: Poet & Peasant, Overture - Dresden State Opera Orch/Otmar Suitner (Berlin Classics 018 5772 BC)

STRAUSS: Cäcilie; Morgen!; Ruhe, meine Seele, from Four Songs Op 27; orch Hegel: Zueignung Op 10/1 - Jessye Norman (sop), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur (Philips 411 052)

SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 54 - Leif Ove Andsnes (pno), Berlin Phil/Mariss Jansons (EMI 5 57486)

CZERNY: Symphony No 1 in C minor Op 780 - Brandenburg State Orch, Frankfurt/Nikos Athinäos (Christophorus CHE 0152)

6:00 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

NORTON: Sonatina - Carol Hohauser (fl), Karen Spiegel-Neumann (pno) (RNZ)

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in E minor Op 59/2, Razumovsky - New Zealand String Quartet (Atoll ACD 402)

7:00 PM Vocalied

DEBUSSY: Fêtes galantes, Set 1, En sourdine; Fantoches; Clair de lune - Lorna Anderson (sop), Malcolm Martineau (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67883)

Fêtes galantes, Set 2, Les ingénus; Le faune; Colloque sentimental - Christopher Maltman (bar), Malcolm Martineau (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67357)

Proses Lyriques, De rêve; De grève; De fleurs; De soir - Lisa Milne (sop), Malcolm Martineau (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67883)

Nuit d'étoiles; Fleur des blés; Voici que le printemps; Mandoline; Trois Mélodies, La mer est plus belle que les cathédrales; Le son du cor s'afflige vers les boi; L'échelonnement des haies - Christopher Maltman (bar), Malcolm Martineau (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67357)

8:00 PM Music Alive

BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(19) BBC Scottish SO/Donald Runnicles

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; MAHLER: Symphony No 9 in D (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall by the BBC)

10:00 PM Day's End

BRIDGE: Violin Sonata in Eb - Marianne Thorsen (vln), Ian Brown (pno) (Hyperion CDA 68003)

SPARKE arr Frey: Pantomime - Adam Frey (euphonium), New Zealand SO/Bruce Hangen (Naxos 8.570538)

11:00 HAYDN: String Quartet in F Op 77/2 - Lindsay String Quartet (ASV GLD 4010)

ENESCU: Suite No 2 in D Op 10 - Matei Varga (pno) (Naxos 8.572120)

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