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Saturday 20 May 2017 Rāhoroi 20 Haratua 2017

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    The Rite of Spring - The 100 Year Shock-Wave

    Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is still provocative and disturbing a century after its première caused one of the most sensational scandals in artistic history. In this anniversary documentary, the ballet's 100 year shock-wave is traced from its initial explosion on May 29th 1913 right up to the present time. First-hand recollections of the famous first night from Dame Marie Rambert, who was one of the dancers, and Igor Stravinsky, who was in the audience, lead through to comments on the work's enduring power from performers of recent times: dancers Dame Monica Mason and Deborah Bull, choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot, and conductors Valery Gergiev, the late Sir Colin Davis, and Bernard Keeffe, as well as dance re-constructionist Millicent Hodson and musicologist and historian Geoffrey Norris. Narrated and produced by Jon Tolansky (RNZ/WFMT)

    1:00 Approx - Disc 1

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music (preceded by the original Light Programme radio introduction to the Last Night of the 59th Season of Promenade Concerts, 19 September 1953) - BBC Chorus & SO/Basil Cameron

    Symphony No 3, Pastoral - Valerie Hill (sop), BBC SO/Adrian Boult (BBC Music BBC MM 320)

    1:50 Approx - Disc 2

    The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid

    WILTZIE/MCBRIDE: Mulholland; The Lonely People (Are Getting Lonelier); Gasfarming; Piano Aquieu; Fac 21; Ballad of Distances; A Lovesong (For Cubs) - Adam Wiltzie, Brian McBride (instrumentalists), various instrumental ensembles (Kranky KRANK 050)

    2:55 Approx - Disc 3

    GUERRERO: Missa Congratulamini mihi; CRECQUILLON: Congratulamini mihi; GUERRERO: Dum esset rex; Maria Magdalena et altera Maria; Post dies octo; Regina caeli; Ave Maria; Regina caeli - Cardinall's Musick/Andrew Carwood (Hyperion CDA 67836)

    4:00 Approx - Disc 4

    MENDELSSOHN: Capriccio in E minor Op 81/3, String Quartet No 2 in A minor Op 13, Fugue in Eb Op 81/4, String Quartet No 5 in Eb Op 44/3 - New Zealand String Quartet (Naxos 8.570002)

    5:20 Approx - Disc 5

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 5 in Eb Op 73, Emperor - Artur Pizarro (pno), Scottish CO/Charles Mackerras (Linn CKD 336)

  • 6:00 AM. Classic Morning

    MOZART: Violin Concerto No 1 in Bb K207 (3) - Julia Fischer (vln), Netherlands CO/Yakov Kreizberg (PENTATONE PTC 5186 094)

    SCHUBERT: Impromptu in F minor D935/4 - John O'Conor (pno) (TELARC CD 80337)

    BRAHMS: How lovely is Thy dwelling place - English Sinfonia, Choir of Uppingham School, Daniel Phillips (org)/Neil Page (Decca 455 645)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade in C for string orchestra Op 48 (1) - Bavarian Radio CO (ARTS 47633)

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Six Studies in English Folk Song - Paul Watkins (cello), Ian Brown (pno) (HYPERION CDA 67313)

    BEETHOVEN: Twelve Contradanses WoO14 - Orch of St Luke's/Michael Tilson Thomas (CBS MK 44516)


    F MENDELSSOHN: Allegro molto in C minor - Heather Schmidt (pno) (NAXOS 8.570825)

    ARRIAGA: Symphony in D - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall (AUVIDIS FONTALIS ES 9903)

    BACH: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied BWV225 - BBC Singers/Stephen Cleobury (BBC MUSIC MM 44)

    SONDHEIM arr Silberschlag/McKinley: Not while I'm around, from Sweeney Todd - Jeffrey Silberschlag (tpt), Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.559719)

    IRELAND: Sextet for clarinet, horn & string quartet (1) - Robert Plane (cl), David Pyatt (horn), Maggini Quartet (NAXOS 8.57055)

    DELIUS: Marche Caprice - New Philharmonia/Adrian Boult (LYRITA SRCD 246)

    BERTALI: Sonata in 3 parts - Jörgen van Rijen (tbn), members of Amsterdam Combattimento Conso/Jan Willem de Vriend (dir) (CHANNEL CLASSICS CCS SA 26708)


    FAURÉ: Violin Sonata No 1 in A Op 13 (3) - Wilma Smith (vln), Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ)

    GRAINGER: English Dance - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9493)

    CHOPIN: Impromptu No 3 in Gb Op 51 - Angela Hewitt (pno) (HYPERION CDA 67371/2)

    IBERT: Entr'acte - Anthony Ferner (fl), Helen Webby (harp) (MANU CD MANU 2050)

    MOZETICH: A Messenger, from Postcards from the Sky - CBC Vancouver Orchestra/Mario Bernardi (CBC Records 5200)

    DVORÁK: Rondo in G minor Op 94 - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Berlin Phil/Lorin Maazel (CBS MK 42206)

    ROSSINI: Semiramide, Overture - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 412 893)

  • 9:00 AM. The Works

    VIVALDI: Four Seasons, Spring - Berlin Baroque Soloists/Rainer Kussmaul (vln/dir) (BERLIN PHILHARMONIC 6003)

    CHABRIER: Pièces pittoresques Nos 1-5 - Emmanuel Strosser (pno) (MIRARE MIR 116)

    DEBUSSY: Ibéria, from Images for Orchestra - Boston SO/Charles Munch (RCA 82876 59416)

  • 10:00 AM. Your Choice

    HAYDN: Symphony No 51 in Bb - Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/Franz Brüggen (PHILIPS 473 015)

    MARTINI: Plaisir d'Amour, from Il Tedesco - José Carreras (ten), English CO/Vjekoslav Sutej (PHILIPS 462 892)

    MARIANELLI: Dawn - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno) (Universal 987 3100)

    SULLIVAN arr Mackerras/Mackie: Cello Concerto in D - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), London SO/Charles Mackerras (EMI CDC 7 47622)

    BERLIOZ: Benvenuto Cellini, Overture - Dresden State Orch/Colin Davis (RCA 09026 68790)

    BUCHANAN: Peace Song; LESLIE arr Calvert: Cape Breton Lullaby; MACGILLIVRAY arr Calvert: Song for the Mira - Toronto Children's Chorus, Sarah Jeffrey (ob), Kathryn Tremills (pno), Michel Ross (pno)/Elise Bradley (Marquis 81439)

    CZERNY: Piano Concerto in F Major - Howard Shelley (dir/pno), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (Hyperion CDA 68138)

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  • 1:00 PM. Philip Glass - 80 this year

    If any living composer can lay claim to being a household name, Philip Glass can. Matthew Crawford traces the career of this prolific American composer, from taxi driver to BAFTA award winner (RNZ)

  • 2:00 PM. Global Sounds

    Worlds of Music with Trevor Reekie (RNZ)

  • 3:00 PM. Afternoon Concert

    Ian Bostridge (tenor), Christopher Parkes (horn), BBC Scottish SO/John Wilson

    BRITTEN: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings Op 31;

    ELGAR (completed Payne): Symphony No 3 in C minor

    (recorded in City Halls, Glasgow by BBC)

  • 5:00 PM. Inside Out with Nick Tipping

    Join Nick Tipping for a two-hour journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way (RNZ)

  • 7:30 PM. Music Alive

    Direct from Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

    Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello), New Zealand SO/Darrell Ang

    DAVID TAYLOR: Embiosis;

    DVORÁK: Cello Concerto in B minor Op 104;


    TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 6 in B minor Op 74, Pathétique (RNZ)

  • 9:30 PM. From the New Zealand Collection

    NZ performers and composers

    CARR: Waiheke Island - Amoris Consort (AMORIS AR 1002)

    LILBURN: Bagatelle No 4, From the Port Hills - Margaret Nielsen (pno) (MANU CD MANU 1511)

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    MOZART: String Quartet No 16 in Eb K428 - Amadeus Quartet (DG 423 300)

    BACH: Flute Sonata in E BWV1035 - Sharon Bezaly (fl), Charles Medlam (bass viol), Terence Charlston (hpschd) (BIS CD 1689)

    SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata No 14 in A minor D784 - Stephen Hough (pno) (HYPERION CDA 67027)

    HAYDN: Overture to Winter, from The Seasons - Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta/Manfred Huss (BIS CD 1818)

    RACHMANINOV: Vocalise; It is fine here; In the silence of the secret night; Do not sing to me, my darling - Kathleen Battle (sop), Margo Garrett (pno) (DG 435 440)

    BOCCHERINI: Guitar Quintet in D G448, Fandango - Kazuhito Yamashita (gtr), Tokyo String Quartet (RCA RD 60421)

    SAINT-SAËNS: Caprice arabe Op 96 - Julian Reynolds (pno), Peter Lockwood (pno) (GLOBE GLO 5152)

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