Thursday 30 July 2015 Rāpare 30 Hōngoingoi 2015

Today's schedule

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    Disc 1

    BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 3 in Eb, Eroica; Symphony No 8 in F - Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Béla Drahos (Naxos 8.553475)

    1:10 approx - Disc 2

    CHOPIN: Polonaise in C minor Op 40/2; SCHUMANN: Arabeske Op 18; Stücklein Op 99/1; LISZT: Il Pensieroso; BRAHMS: Rhapsody in B minor Op 79/1; GRIEG: Arietta Op 12/1; FAURÉ: Fantasia in Ab Op 84/2; DEBUSSY: Et la line descend sur le temple qui fut; La fille aux cheveux de lin; SATIE: Gymnopédie No 1; GRANADOS: Danza Española No 5 in E minor; SCRIABIN: Etude in F# Op 42/4; RACHMANINOV: Prelude in G# minor Op 32/12; RAVEL: Sonatine; BARTÓK: No 1 from 3 Rondos on Folk Tunes - Tessa Birnie (pno) (Walsingham 3 WAL 80432)

    2:20 approx - Disc 3

    VERDI: Solingo, errante, misero, from Ernani; BELLINI: Adalgisa!....; Ma di'…, from Norma; PONCHIELLI: Ecco la barca, addio; Deh! Non turbare, from La Gioconda; VERDI: Già nella notte densa, from Otello; Madre, non dormi?, from Il Trovatore - Joan Sutherland (sop), Marilyn Horne (mezzo), Luciano Pavarotti (ten), Jake Gardner (bar), New York City Opera Orchestra/Richard Bonynge (Decca 417 587)

    3:30 approx - Disc 4

    TELEMANN: Overture in Bb; Quartet in E minor; Concerto in Eb; Trio in D; Solo in G minor for oboe; Conclusion in B - Ensemble Il Fondamento/Paul Dombrecht (Accent ACC 78643)

    4:45 approx - Disc 5

    BRITTEN: Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge Op 10; Elegy for unaccompanied viola; Lachrymae; Variation on Sellenger's Round of Byrd; Chacony - Gérard Caussé (vla), Toulouse National CO/Bojidar Bratoev (Auvidis A 6124)

  • 6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

    6:00 BACH: Sinfonia in E, from Cantata No 49, Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen - Stuttgart Bach-Collegium/Helmuth Rilling (Hänssler CD 98.270)

    TOSCANINI: Two Pieces for string quartet - Cindy Yan, Miyo Yoon (vlns), Vyvyan Yendoll (vla), Paul Mitchell (cello) (RNZ)

    MOZART: Second movement, Andante, from Piano Concerto No 21 in C K467 - Radu Lupu (pno), English CO/Uri Segal (Decca 421 269)

    BRIDGE arr Cornford: Scherzetto - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), National Phil/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 74321 84112)

    DUBRA: Ubi caritas - Choir of Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough (Hyperion CDA 67799)

    MENDELSSOHN: Songs without Words, Op 62/1; Op 85/6 - András Schiff (pno) (Decca 466 425)

    KREISLER arr Simon Kong Su Leong: Tambourin Chinois Op 3 - Lu Siqing (vln), Taipei Chinese Orch/Chung Yiu-Kwong (BIS SACD 2104)

    GLINKA: Valse-fantaisie - Musica Viva CO/Alexander Rudin (Fuga Libera FUG 571)

    7:00 GERSHWIN arr Brahn: I got rhythm, from Girl Crazy - Joshua Bell (vln), London SO/John Williams (Sony SK 60659)

    LILBURN: Bagatelle No 4, From the Port Hills, from Five Bagatelles - Dan Poynton (pno) (Trust MMT 2068-69)

    MOERAN: Whythorne's Shadow - Ulster Orch/JoAnn Falletta (Naxos 8.573034)

    HANDEL: Alcina, Overture - English CO/Raymond Leppard (Philips 422 486)

    GROVLEZ: Sicilienne et Allegro giocoso - Karen Geoghegan (bsn), Philip Fisher (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10521)

    THOMAS: Fantasia on David of the White Rock - Susan Drake (harp) (Hyperion CDA 66340)

    WAGNER: Pilgrims' Chorus, from Tannhäuser - Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Phil/Georg Solti (Decca 440 069)

    8:00 Beauty Spot: RACHMANINOV: Blessed is the man, from Vespers Op 37 - Phoenix Chorale, Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5148)

    RAVEL: Dawn, from Daphnis & Chloé - London Symphony Chorus & Orch/André Previn (EMI 7 94431)

    LEIGH arr Ben-Pienaar: Introduction to Act 2; Intermezzo; Fairies' Dance, from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Suite - Jonathan Freeman-Attwood (tpt), Daniel-Ben Pienaar (pno) (Linn CKD 448)

    DVORÁK: Song to the moon, from Rusalka - Renée Fleming (sop), London SO/Georg Solti (Decca 478 4446)

    HAWES: Rain - English CO/Patrick Hawes (Black Box BBM 1081)

    ALBÉNIZ: Zortzico T84 - Santiago L Sacristán (pno) (Naxos 8.573295)

    BURGON: Theme, from Brideshead Revisited - Philharmonia/Geoffrey Burgon (Silva Screen FILM CD 117)

    ROSSINI: La Cenerentola, Overture - Chicago SO/Fritz Reiner (RCA 60387 2 RG)

  • 9:00 AM. Composer of the Week

    JEAN SIBELIUS (1865-1957)

    "Music is for me like a beautiful mosaic which God has put together. He takes all the pieces in his hand, throws them into the world, and we have to recreate the picture from the pieces" (Jean Sibelius, 1905)

    We celebrate the quintessentially Finnish composer's 150th birthday in 2015 with a selection of the works he pieced together during his career.

    SIBELIUS: Symphony No 4 in A minor Op 63 - New Zealand SO, Pietari Inkinen (Naxos 8.572227)

    SIBELIUS: Rakastava Op 14 - Jenny Carlstedt (mezzo), Arttu Kataja (bar), Estonian Phil Chamber Choir, Heikki Seppänen (Ondine ODE 1260-2D)

    SIBELIUS: Where the thrush toils - Estonian Phil Chamber Choir, Heikki Seppänen (Ondine ODE 1260-2D)

    SIBELIUS: Homesickness - Estonian Phil Chamber Choir, Heikki Seppänen (Ondine ODE 1260-2D)

    SIBELIUS: Alone in the Dark Forest's Clasp - Estonian Phil Chamber Choir, Heikki Seppänen (Ondine ODE 1260-2D)

  • 10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

    RACHMANINOV: Symphony No 2 in E minor Op 27 - Sydney Symphony/Vladimir Ashkenazy (Exton EXCL 00018)

    REINECKE: Trio in Bb for clarinet, horn & piano Op 274 - Hexagon Ensemble (Etcetera KTC 1295)

    R HARVEY: Concerto Antico - John Williams (gtr), London SO/Paul Daniel (Sony SK 68337)

  • Noon Recent Releases

    IVES: Symphony No 1 - Melbourne SO/Andrew Davis (Chandos CHSA 5152)

    EWAZEN: A view from the heavens, from Flight; THURSTON: High Flight - Singing Sergeants, US Air Force Band/Harry H Lang (Naxos 8.573405)

  • 1:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

    SIBELIUS: Romeo Op 61/4; Driftwood Op 17/7; To evening Op 17/6 - Kim Borg (bass), Erik Werba (pno) (rec 1958) (DG 477 6612)

    NYMAN: The Heart Asks Pleasure First, from The Piano - Valentina Lisitsa (pno) (Decca 478 6421)

    WAGNER: In fernem land, from Lohengrin - Jonas Kaufmann (ten), Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado (Decca 478 1463)

    DVORÁK: Symphony No 7 in D minor Op 70 - Berlin Phil/Carlo Maria Giulini (Testament SBT2 1439)

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

  • 2:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

    Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

  • 3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

    CD Masters

    Classic performances from the back catalogue

    SCHUMANN: Julius Caesar, Overture - Vienna Phil/Georg Solti (rec 1969) (Decca 448 930)

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 5 in Eb Op 73, Emperor - Clifford Curzon (pno), Vienna Phil/Hans Knappertsbusch (rel 1988) (Decca 421 616)

    4:00 Made in New Zealand

    NZ performers and composers

    BODY: Five Lullabies - Tudor Consort/Simon Ravens (RNZ)

    SCULTHORPE: Memento Mori - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557382)

    BARBER: Canzone for flute & piano - Alexa Still (fl), Susan DeWitt Smith (pno) (Koch International 3-7144)

    BRIDGE: Suite for strings - NZSO CO/Nicholas Braithwaite (Koch International 3-7139)

    5:00 BACH arr anon: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied BWV225 - Canadian Brass & Berlin Philharmonic Brass (CBS MK 39035)

    FAURÉ: Overture & Pastorale, from Masques & Bergamasques - Ireland National SO/Michael Healy (dir/vln) (Naxos 8.558058)

    SCHUBERT: An die Musik D547 - Fritz Wunderlich (ten), Hubert Giesen (pno) (DG 429 933)

    HANSON: Rhythmic Variations on two Ancient Hymns - Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn (Naxos 8.559072)

    M HAYDN: Bassoon Concertino in Bb - Makiko Kurabayashi (bsn), Salzburg Hofmusik/Wolfgang Brunner (CPO 777 538)

    F COUPERIN: Les bergeries, from Ordre No 6 - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67440)

    DOMPIERRE orch Baril: Les Beautés du diable - Angèle Dubeau (vln), Thérèse Motard (cello), La Pietà (Analekta AN 2 8723)

    DRING: Festival Scherzo for piano & strings - Martin Roscoe (pno), Guildhall Strings/Robert Salter (dir) (Hyperion CDA 67316)

    6:00 HUPFELD arr Williams: As time goes by, from Casablanca - Itzhak Perlman (vln), Boston Pops Orch/John Williams (Sony SK 60773)

    JANÁCEK: The barn owl has not flown away!, from On an overgrown path - Marc-André Hamelin (pno) (Hyperion CDA 68030)

    MOZART: Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben, from Zaïde - Mojca Erdmann (sop), La Cetra Baroque Orch, Basel/Andrea Marcon (DG 477 8979)

    JOPLIN arr Crespo: Ragtime Dance - German Brass/Enrique Crespo (EMI CDC 7 49170)

    HANDEL: Oboe Concerto No 2 in Bb - Lajos Lencsés (ob), La Follia Instrumental Ensemble/Christophe Poiget (dir) (Hänssler CD 98.217)

    MISKINIS: Time is endless - Choir of Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough (Hyperion CDA 67818)

    F COUPERIN: Le Tic-Toc-Choc, ou Les Maillotins - Alexandre Tharaud (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1956)

    DVORÁK: Slavonic Dance in E minor Op 72/2 - Minnesota Orch/Eiji Oue (Reference Recordings-92 CD)

    KENNEDY/KROKE MEMBERS: Lost in Time - Nigel Kennedy (vln) (EMI 5 57511)

  • 7:00 PM. Appointment

    José van Dam, Master Singer At 75

    Celebrating the 75th birthday of the legendary José van Dam, in this two part programme the great bass-baritone looks back on his life and career with Jon Tolansky and discusses some of the vast ranging repertoire in which he has been so highly acclaimed. We hear him sing music by Berlioz, Gounod, Wagner, Verdi, Puccini, Saint-Saëns, Charpentier, Debussy, Hahn, Ravel, Poulenc, Enescu and Messiaen (2) (RNZ/WFMT)

  • 8:00 PM. Music Alive

    A Fateful Symphony

    Ning Feng (vln), Auckland Philharmonia/Carlos Miguel Prieto

    K YOUNG: Invocation (première performance); BRITTEN: Violin Concerto in D minor Op 15; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 5 in E minor Op 64 (recorded in the Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    ELLER: Lyrical Suite - Tallinn CO/Tônu Kaljuste (ECM 1745)

    IRELAND: Piano Concerto in Eb - Colin Horsley (pno), Royal Phil/Basil Cameron (EMI CDM 7 64716)

    BLANC: Septet in E Op 40 - members of Octuor de France (Calliope CAL 9384)

    BUTTERWORTH: Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad, Loveliest of trees; When I was one-and-twenty; Look not into my eyes; Think no more, lad; The lads in their hundreds; Is my team ploughing? - Simon Keenlyside (bar), Malcolm Martineau (pno) (Sony 88697 94424)

    BEACH: Theme & Variations - Emily Beynon (fl), Henk Rubingh, Marijn Mijnders (vlns), Roland Krämer (vla), Daniël Esser (cello) (Channel Classics CCS SA 26408)

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