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Saturday 20 September 2014

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

TUBIN: Symphony No 1 in C minor; Concerto for Balalaika & Orchestra; Music for Strings - Swedish Radio Orch/Neeme Järvi (BIS CD 351)

1:15 approx - Disc 2

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concertos, No 1 in C Op 15; No 2 in Bb Op 19 - Diedre Irons (pno), Christchurch Symphony/Marc Taddei (Trust MMT 2050)

2:30 approx - Disc 3

DVORÁK: Mass in D Op 86; Te Deum Op 103 - Marina Meshcheriakova (sop), Sergei Miasnikov (bass), Russian State Cappella & SO/Valery Polyansky (Chandos CHAN 9505)

3:35 approx - Disc 4

RAVEL: Gaspard de la nuit; Menuet antique; Menuet sur le nom de Haydn; A la maniére…Borodin; A la maniére…Chabrier; Prélude; Miroirs; Sonatine - Louis Lortie (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8647)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

ELGAR: Cockaigne Overture Op 40; Introduction & Allegro for Strings Op 47; Serenade for Strings Op 20; Enigma Variations Op 36 - BBC SO/Andrew Davis (Teldec 9031 73279)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 L MOZART: Sinfonia in D, Peasant Wedding - Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman (Challenge CC 72189)

FAURÉ: Sicilienne, from Pelléas & Mélisande - Gaby Pas-van Riet (fl), Sophie Hallynck (harp) (Hänssler CD 93.175)

MASSENET: The Last Sleep of the Virgin - Truls Mørk (cello), Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5137)

MAHLER: Piano Quartet movement - Idil Biret (pno), London String Quartet (IBA 8.571278)

MOZART: Horn Concerto No 3 in Eb K447 - Anthony Halstead (natural horn), Hanover Band/Roy Goodman (Nimbus NI 1756)

7:00 ANDERSON: Saraband - Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin (RCA 09026 68048)

GRIEG: To Spring, from Lyric Pieces Book 3 - Andrei Gavrilov (pno) (DG 437 522)

BRUCH: Kol Nidrei - Han-Na Chang (cello), London SO/Mstislav Rostropovich (EMI CDC 5 56126)

BOCCHERINI: Flute Quintet in C G427 - Carlo Ipata (fl), Auser Musici (Hyperion CDA 67646)

BIZET arr Guiraud: L'Arlésienne Suite No 2 - Pastorale; Intermezzo; Menuet; Farandole Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski (Naïve V 5130)

8:00 OFFENBACH arr Haensch: La Belle Hélène, Overture - BBC Phil/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 9765)

MILHAUD: Suite Op 157b - Frédéric Pélassy (vln), Jean-Marc Fessard (cl), Eliane Reyes (pno) (Naxos 8.572278)

LEHÁR: Chinese Ballet Suite - Berlin Radio SO/Michail Jurowski (CPO 999 761)

TRAD arr Kennedy/Lenehan/Messiter: Scarborough Fair - Nigel Kennedy (vln/dir), London Voices, English CO (EMI 5 56923)

CHOPIN: Concert Rondo in F Op 14, Krakowiak - Eldar Nebolsin (pno), Warsaw Phil/Antoni Wit (Naxos 8.572335)

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 52: So am I as the rich whose blessed key

Read by Michael Hurst (RNZ)

10:02 AM Your Choice

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No 7 in C# minor Op 131 - London SO/Valery Gergiev (Philips 475 7655)

TRAD: Bonnie Mary of Argyle - Kenneth McKellar (ten), orch/Robert Sharples (Decca 985 92720029)

DVOŘÁK arr Poltéra: Song to the moon, from Rusalka - Christian Poltéra (cello), Kathryn Stott (pno) (BIS SACD 1947)

SIBELIUS: Andante festivo - Finnish Radio SO/Jean Sibelius (rec 1939) (Ondine ODE 992)

HANDEL: Oh! Had I Jubal's lyre, from Joshua - Isobel Baillie (sop), orch/Charles Prentice (rec 1928) (Dutton Laboratories CDLX 7013)

VILLA-LOBOS: Cello Concerto No 2 - Antonio Meneses (cello), Galicia SO/Víctor Pablo Pérez (Auvidis Valois V 4843)

LAUGHTON: Chartres Cathedral Story - Charles Laughton (speaker) (Capitol TBO 1650)

STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier, Concert Suite - Bavarian Radio SO/Mariss Jansons (BR Media 900 707)

(Box 123, Wellington or

Noon The RNZ Concert Classical Chart

This week's best-selling CDs

1:00 PM The Art of Jazz

Ten programmes giving Phil Broadhurst's perspective on the international recorded jazz scene

(2) Classic Albums 1985-89 (RNZ)

2:00 PM Global Sounds

Indigenous music from around the world

Mexican guitar

The Best of Lydia Mendoza: A selection of songs from the Mexican guitarist and singer of Tijano music, who became known as 'La Alondra de la Frontera' - The Lark of the Border (Arhoolie Productions CD 536)

rodrigo y gabriela: Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero are a Mexican acoustic guitar duo with a distinctive, highly rhythmic sound that draws on Latin harmonies and rhythms (Rubyworks 561414)

3:00 PM Saturday Concert

2013 New Zealand International Piano Festival

Three programmes

(2) Dénes Várjon (pno)

HAYDN: Keyboard Sonata No 53 in E minor HobXVI/34; JANÁČEK: In the mists; BARTÓK: Four old tunes, from 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs; SCHUMANN: Symphonic Studies Op 13; SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Ab D935/2; MOZART: Second movement, Andante cantabile, from Piano Sonata No 10 in C K330 (recorded in the Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber by RNZ)

4:20 PM Festival Performers

BACH: Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor BWV1067 - Oregon Bach Festival CO/Helmuth Rilling (Hänssler CD 94.605)

MEWS: Ghosts, Fire, Water - Hazel Allan (sop), Susan Elliott (mezzo), Auckland University Festival Choir/Peter Godfrey (Kiwi CD SLD 108)

HOLST: Seven Scottish Airs - Michael Freyhan (pno), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 340 220)

SCHUBERT: Symphony No 9 in C D944, Great - Budapest Festival Orch/Iván Fischer (Channel Classics CCS SA 31111)

6:00 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

PIAZZOLLA arr Roskilly: Tanguango - Totally Plucked, the Wellington Guitar Quartet (Manu CD MANU 5003/04)

A RITCHIE: Polish Dances Op 155 - Adrianna Lis (fl), Sarah Watkins (pno) (Atoll ACD 742)

MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No 5 in Eb Op 44/3 - New Zealand String Quartet (Naxos 8.570002)

7:00 PM Vocalied

Early songs by SCHOENBERG (1874-1951), born 140 years ago

The Book of the Hanging Gardens Op 15 - Christian Gerhaher (bar), Gerold Huber (pno) (Sony 88691 93543)

Cabaret Songs - Jennifer Goltz (sop), Gayle Blankenburg (pno) (MSR Classics MS 1208)

EISLER: The Son; To a portable radio; In the willows; Finnish landscape - Matthias Goerne (bar), Eric Schneider (pno) (Decca 460 582)

8:00 PM Music Alive

BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(56) Lucy Crowe (sop), Jennifer Johnson (mezzo), Michael Spyres (ten), Matthew Rose (bass), Monteverdi Chorus, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/John Eliot Gardiner

BEETHOVEN: Missa Solemnis in D Op 123 (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

9:25 PM Recent Russian Releases

PROKOFIEV: Five Melodies Op 35b - Alina Ibragimova (vln), Steven Osborne (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67514)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Sonata in G Op 37 - Joseph Moog (pno) (Onyx 4126)

10:00 PM Day's End

S ARNOLD: Macbeth, Incidental Music - Toronto Camerata/Kevin Mallon (Naxos 8.557484)

KRUMPHOLZ: Harp Concerto No 6 - Lily Laskine (harp), Jean-François Paillard CO/Jean-François Paillard (Erato 2292 45084)

KAHN: Piano Trio No 4 in E minor Op 72 - Hyperion Trio (CPO 777 791)

REGER: Serenade in D Op 77a - Peter-Lukas Graf (fl), Sándor Végh (vln), Rainer Moog (vla) (Claves CD 50-8104)

Sunday 21 September 2014

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

LISZT: Hungarian Fantasy; Piano Concerto No 1 in Eb; Piano Concerto No 2 in A; Totentanz - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno), Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 433 075)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

PAGANINI: 24 Caprices for solo violin Op 1 - Midori Seiler (vln) (CBS MK 44944)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

SCHUBERT: Die Nacht; Die Nachtigall; Wehmut; Der Gondelfahrer; Mondenschein; Nachthelle; Das Dorfchen; Die Einsiedelei; Sehnsucht; Grab und Mond; Frühlingsgesang; Liebe; Widerspruch; An den Frühling; La pastorella; Ständchen; Der Entfernten - Karl Dent, Richard Clement (tens), Martha Hart (mezzo), Norman Mackenzie (pno), Mary Akerman (gtr), Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw (Telarc CD 80340)

3:30 approx - Disc 4

ELLER: Elegia for harp & strings; Five Pieces for string orchestra; Tone Poem, Dawn; RAID: Symphony No 1 in C minor - Eluned Pierce (harp), John Digney (ob), Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 8525)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

WALTON: Façade, Long Steel Grass; STEVENS: Symphony of Liberation, Resistance; FRANKEL: First movement, from Symphony No 5; SEARLE: First movement, from Symphony No 2; FRANKEL: Carriage & Pair; WALTON: Old Sir Faulk, from Façade; Touch her soft lips & part, from Henry V; Gloria, from Christopher Columbus; ALWYN: First movement, from Lyra Angelica; Prelude to Odd Man Out; BLISS: Pastoral, The Pigeon Song, Lie strewn the white flocks; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending; LEIGHTON: Adagio molto, Third movement, from Symphony No 3 - Susana Walton (narrator), Della Jones (mezzo), Arthur Davies, Neil Mackie (tens), Michael Davis (vln), Rachel Masters (harp), Westminster Singers, London SO, Royal Scottish National Orch/Bryden Thomson, Northern Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, Bournemouth SO/Richard Hickox

6:00 AM Sanctuary

ANON: O qué suave! (Oh how gentle!) - Chanticleer/Joseph H Jennings (dir) (Warner Classics & Jazz R2 512746)

ANON: Alleluia & Veni sancte spiritus - Chanticleer/Joseph H. Jennings (dir) (Warner Classics & Jazz R2 512746)

THOMPSON: Alleluia - Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw (Telarc CD 80461)

RHEINBERGER: Six Hymns for two voices Op 118 - Lydia Teuscher (sop), Christine Müller (mezzo), Kay Johannsen (org) (Carus 83.431)

BACH: Second movement, Allemande, from Cello Suite No 6 in D BWV1012 - Steven Isserlis (cello) (Hyperion CDA 67541/2)

HOLST: Two Psalms - Christopher Mercer (ten), John Birch (org), Holst Orch, Holst Singers/Hilary Davan Wetton (Hyperion CDA 66329)

WILLAN: Three liturgical motets, Fair in face; I beheld her, beautiful as a dove; Rise up, my love, my fair one - Phoenix Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5066)

SANCHO: Mass in G - Chanticleer/Joseph H Jennings (dir) (Warner Classics & Jazz R2 512746)

7:30 AM Hymns on Sunday

A weekly selection of traditional and modern hymns (RNZ)

8:00 AM Grace Notes

GRIEG: Morning, from Peer Gynt Suite No 1 - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 99072)

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

STÖLZEL orch Klemperer: Bist du bei mir - BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin (Chandos CHSA 5030)

HAHN arr Hazell: A Chloris - Albrecht Mayer (cor anglais), ASMF/Mathias Mönius (Decca 478 2564)

BEETHOVEN: First movement, Adagio sostenuto, from Piano Sonata No 14 in C# minor, Moonlight - Maria Joao Pires (pno) (Erato 4509 94692)

HANDEL: Pastoral Symphony, from Messiah - Sinfonia Australis/Guy Noble (ABC Classics 472 044)

ALBÉNIZ arr Schaupp: Asturias, from Spanish Suite Op 47 - Karin Schaupp (gtr) (Warner 3984 23306)

FAURÉ: Pavane - ASMF & Chorus/Neville Marriner (Decca 425 014)

BERLIOZ: Le Spectre de la Rose, from Les Nuits d'été - Régine Crespin (sop), Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet (Decca 417 813)

9:00 AM Composer of the Week

A look at the life and music of ANDRZEJ PANUFNIK (1914-1991), born 100 years ago on 24 September

Presented by Robert Johnson (RNZ) (R Mon 7.00pm)

Symphony No 3, Sinfonia sacra - Berlin Concert House Orch/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 683)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 53: What is your substance, whereof are you made

Read by Elizabeth McRae (RNZ)

10:02 AM Music@Menlo

Through Brahms

Seven programmes from the 2011 three-week California summer music festival

(7) BRAHMS: Viola Sonata No 2 in Eb Op 120/2 - Paul Neubauer (vla), Gilbert Kalish (pno)

Intermezzo in E minor Op 116/5; Capriccio in D minor Op 116/1; Intermezzo in B minor Op 119/1 - Gilbert Kalish (pno)

Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 115 - David Shifrin (cl), Philip Setzer, Ani Kavafian (vlns), Yura Lee (vla), Paul Watkins (cello) (Music@Menlo 2011/07)

11:20 AM The Works

TELEMANN: Overture in G, Nations Old & New - NZBarok (Atoll ACD 813)

HUMMEL: Concertino in G Op 73 - Howard Shelley (pno/dir), London Mozart Players (Chandos CHAN 9558)

Noon The Critic's Choice

The top choices from leading overseas music magazines

DUPONT: Poème - Marie-Catherine Girod (pno), Prazák Quartet (Mirare MIR 238)

MENU: Sonatine for string quartet - Galatea Quartet (Sony 88883 78821)

1:00 PM Vintage Years

SMETANA: Vltava, from Má Vlast - Czech Phil/Václav Talich (rec 1929) (Supraphon SU 3837)

SCHUBERT: Auf dem Strom D943 - Peter Pears (ten), Dennis Brain (horn), Noel Mewton-Wood (pno) (rec 1953) (BBC Legends BBCL 4066)

GOULD: Fall River Legend - Ballet Theatre Orch/Joseph Levine (rec 1955) (EMI 6 95228)

SCHULZ-EVLER: Arabesques on themes from The Blue Danube - Byron Janis (pno) (rec 1952) (Philips 456 847)

2:00 PM The Sunday Feature

The Low Down

Five programmes with jazz bassist Nick Tipping

(1) Nick cranks up the bass for some memorable bass lines. You'll hear Pat Metheny's So May it Secretly Begin, Netherworld Dancing Toys' For Today, and music from Handel's 2nd Concerto for Two Wind Choirs (RNZ)

3:00 PM Young New Zealand

Pettman/Royal Overseas League Scholarship 2013

Semi-final, Part 2 of 2

MOZART: First movement, Allegro, from Piano Trio No 3 in Bb K502; BABAJDANIAN: Piano Trio in F# minor - Trinity Trio

DAMASE: First movement, Allegretto, from Trio for two flutes & piano; KUHLAU: First movement, Allegretto, from Trio in G for two flutes & piano Op 119 - Le Vent du Sud (recorded in the Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Performing Arts Centre, University of Waikato, Hamilton by RNZ)

3:40 PM Directors of the St Petersburg Conservatory

RUBINSTEIN: Piano Concerto No 1 in E Op 25 - Joseph Banowetz (pno), Czecho-Slovak State Phil/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223456)

GLAZUNOV: The Seasons Op 67 - Royal Scottish National Orch/José Serebrier (Warner 2564 61434)

5:00 PM New Horizons

Ten programmes

(2) With William Dart (R Fri 7.00pm) (RNZ)

6:00 PM Opera on Sunday

Euroradio Opera Season

A selection of live operatic performances recorded by some of the world's major public broadcasters

MONTEVERDI: L'Incoronazione di Poppea, an opera in three acts

Poppea………………………Karine Deshayes

La Fortuna/Drusilla………….Gaëlle Arquez

La Virtù/Damigella………….Jael Azzaretti

Amore……………………….Amel Brahim-Djelloul

Ottone……………………….Varduhi Abrahamyan

Nerone……………………….Jeremy Ovenden

Arnalta……………….………Manuel Nunes Camelino

Ottavia……………………….Monica Bacelli

Nutrice……………………....Giuseppe de Vittorio

Seneca……………………….Andrea Concetti

Valletto……………………....Marie-Adeline Henry

Mercurio……………………..Nahuel Di Piero

Concerto Italiano/Rinaldo Alessandrini (recorded in the The Opéra Bastille, Paris by Radio France)

9:10 PM From the New Zealand Collection

MEYERBEER arr Sanderson: Coronation March, from The Prophet - Martin Setchell (organ of Christchurch Town Hall) (Manu CD MANU 1539)

WAGNER: For Princess Metternich's Album - Terence Dennis (pno) (Ode CD MANU 2038)

RÓZSA: Palace Music, from El Cid - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Koch International 3-7340)

BEETHOVEN: Second movement, Adagio un poco mosso, from Piano Concerto No 5 in Eb Op 73, Emperor - Elen Rapoport (pno), Christchurch SO/William Southgate (Chch Symph Trust CHCH 004)

ROSSINI: Sento un' interna voce, from Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra - Malvina Major (sop), Gerald Gover (pno) (EMI 5 56724)

HANDEL arr Southgate: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon - Mark Walton (cls) (Kiwi CD TRL 071)

ELGAR: Coronation March Op 65 - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557273)

10:00 PM Day's End

ZARZYCKI: Piano Concerto in Ab Op 17 - Jonathan Plowright (pno), BBC Scottish SO/Lukasz Borowicz (Hyperion CDA 67958)

RESPIGHI rev di Vittorio: Suite for strings - CO of New York "Ottorino Respighi"/Salvatore di Vittorio (Naxos 8.572332)

VILLETTE: Three motets, O quam amabilis es; Jesu, dulcis memoria; Panis angelicus - BBC Singers/Stephen Jackson (BBC Music MM 85)

11:00 LASSER: Variations on a Chorale by JS Bach - Simone Dinnerstein (pno) (Telarc CD 80715)

BORODIN: String Quartet No 2 in D - Borodin Quartet (Onyx 4002)

Monday 22 September 2014

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

GRAINGER: The Warriors; HOLST: The Planets Op 32 - Monteverdi Choir, Philharmonia/John Eliot Gardiner (DG 445 860)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

LISZT arr Gounod: Hymne à Sainte Cécile; Les Sabéennes; LISZT: Rêve d'amour No 2, Seleger Tod; Vallée d'Obermann; Rêve d'amour No 1, Hohe Liebe; arr Gounod: Les Adieux; LISZT: Ballade No 2 in B minor; Six Consolations; Rêve d'amour No 3, O Lieb - Jeffrey Grice (pno) (Integral INT 221 116)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

BEETHOVEN: Missa Solemnis - Charlotte Margiono (sop), Catherine Robbin (mezzo), William Kendall (ten), Alastair Miles (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Archiv 429 779)

3:35 approx - Disc 4

KOECHLIN: Sonata for Horn Op 70; Morceau de Lecture pour cor; Fifteen Pieces Op 180; Sonneries - Barry Tuckwell (horn), Daniel Blumenthal (pno) (ASV CD DCA 716)

4:40 approx - Disc 5

VIVALDI: Concertos, in F for violin & organ RV542; in Bb for violin & oboe RV548; in C for two trumpets RV537; in G for 2 violins & 2 cellos RV575; in C for oboe RV447; in D minor for 2 violins & cello RV565 - I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky (Chandos CHAN 8651)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 CPE BACH: Symphony in F Wq175 - CPE Bach CO/Hartmut Haenchen (Brilliant Classics 94777)

KUHNE: Fantasy on Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin - Sivan Magen (harp) (Linn CKD 441)

VIVALDI: Four Seasons, Summer - Nicola Benedetti (vln), Scottish CO/Christian Curnyn (Decca 476 434)

SCHUBERT: 17 Ländler D366 - Cordelia Williams (pno) (Somm SOMM CD 0127)

HOLST: Mars, Bringer of War, from Planets Suite - Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy (RCA 09026 68999)

7:00 QUILTER: A Children's Overture - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (ASV White Line CD WHL 2140)

TRAD arr Poster/Balsom: Nobody Knows - Alison Balsom (tpt), BBC Scottish SO/Lawrence Renes (EMI 6 78590)

MOSZKOWSKI: Barcarolle - Seta Tanyel (pno) (Collins Classics 15192)

FALLA arr Pekker: Spanish Dance, from La Vida breve - Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (pno) (DG 477 8100)

J STRAUSS II: Tales from the Vienna Woods Op 325 - Vienna Phil/Daniel Barenboim (Sony 88883 792272)

8:00 Beauty Spot: HANDEL trans Kempff: Minuet in G minor - Idil Biret (pno) (Marco Polo 8.223452)

PROKOFIEV: Waltz & Clock Scene, from Cinderella - New Zealand SO/Varujan Kojian (Kiwi CD SLC 222)

GRANADOS: Intermezzo & Tonadilla, La Maja de Goya from Goyescas - William Feasley (gtr) (Sonora SO 22587 CD)

WARLOCK: Six Italian Dance Tunes, Zorzi; La gamba; Paduana del Re; La Manfrolina; La Forze d'Hercole; El Saltarello - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 378 680)

A MARCELLO: Oboe Concerto in D minor - Albrecht Mayer (ob/dir), New Seasons Ensemble (Decca 478 0313)

SUPPÉ: Light Cavalry, Overture - New Symphony Orch of London/Raymond Agoult (Decca 425 739)

9:00 AM Composer of the Week


Tragic Overture - Polish Radio SO/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 497)

Concerto in Modo Antico - Igor Cecocho (tpt), Polish CO/Mariusz Smolij (Naxos 8.570032)

Symphony No 1, Sinfonia Rustica - Monte Carlo Opera Orch/Andrzej Panufnik (Unicorn Kanchana UKCD 2016)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 54: On how much more doth beauty beauteous

Read by Helen Medlyn (RNZ)

10:02 AM BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(57) Benjamin Grosvenor (pno)

CHOPIN: Ballade No 1 in G minor Op 23; MOMPOU: Paisajes; RAVEL: Valses nobles et sentimentales; WEIR: Day Break Shadows Flee (world première of the BBC commission); GOUNOD arr Liszt: Waltz, from Faust - Benjamin Grosvenor (pno) (recorded in Cadogan Hall, London by the BBC)

11:00 AM The Works

LARSSON: The Winter's Tale, Four Vignettes - Helsingborg SO/Andrew Manze (CPO 777 671)

KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto in D Op 35 - Matthew Trusler (vln), Düsseldorf SO/Yasuo Shinozaki (Orchid Classics ORC 100005)

Noon Upbeat

Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

1:30 PM Recent Releases

BARTÓK arr Gertler: Sonatina Sz55 - James Ehnes (vln), Andrew Armstrong (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10820)

TAFFANEL: Wind Quintet in G minor - Les Vents Français (Warner 2564 63484)

2:00 PM Afternoon Requests

DOVE: Flute Concerto, The Magic Flute Dances - Emily Beynon (fl), BBC Welsh National Orch/Bramwell Tovey (Chandos CHAN 10718)

CESARIS: Mon seul voloir, Certes m'amour - Gothic Voices/Christopher Page (dir) (Hyperion CDA 66588)

BACH: Chaconne, from Violin Partita No 2 in D minor - Yehudi Menuhin (vln) (rec 1934) (EMI CDH 7 61018)

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

THE DOORS arr Coleman: Light my fire, from The Doors Concerto - Nigel Kennedy (vln), Chris Goody (percussion), Prague SO/Peter Scholes (Decca 467 350)

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3:00 PM CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

BRAHMS: Symphony No 1 in C minor Op 68 - Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly (rec 2012) (Decca 478 5344)

SCHUMANN: Röselein, Röselein! Op 89/6; Zigeunerliedchen 2 Op 79/7b; Die Meerfee Op 125/1; SCHUMANN: Singet nicht in Trauertönen Op 98a/7 - Christine Schäfer (sop), Graham Johnson (pno) (rec 1995) (Hyperion CDJ 33101)

4:00 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

NORMAN: Inception to Infinity - Matthew Marshall (gtr), Orchestra Wellington/Kenneth Young (Private)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 3 in C Op 2/3 - Michael Houstoun (pno) (Trust MMT 2011)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Concerto Grosso - strings of New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.555867)

5:00 PM Cadenza

DVOŘÁK: Carnival Overture - Czech Phil/Václav Talich (rec 1935) (Naxos 8.111331)

PAGANINI: I Palpiti, from Rossini's Tancredi Op 13 - Ivan Pochekin (vln), Russian Phil/Dmitry Yablonsky (Naxos 8.570487)

HUMMEL: Variations on a theme by Mozart Op 34/3 - Madoka Inui (pno) (Naxos 8.572736)

BOCCHERINI: Third movement, Minuet, from String Quintet in E G275 - I Musici (Philips 420 816)

WALDTEUFEL: The Skaters, Waltz - National Phil/Douglas Gamley (Decca 460 400)

6:00 TORKE: Javelin - Atlanta SO/Yoel Levi (Argo 452 101)

BIZET: Votre toast...Toréador, en garde, from Carmen - Thomas Hampson (bar), Les Éléments Choir, Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson (EMI 5 57503)

PETERSON-BERGER arr Holmstedt: Lawn Tennis, from Frösö Flowers, Book One - Östersund Serenade Ensemble/Lennart Hedwall (Proprius PRCD 9127)

BERWALD: Racing - Gävle SO/Petri Sakari (Naxos 8.555370)

MOZART: First movement, Andante, from Trio in Eb K498, Kegelstatt - Dean-Emmerson-Dean Trio (Melba MR 301 121)

BARBER: A Hand of Bridge - Leslie Craigie (sop), Louise Winter (mezzo), Simon Wall (ten), Roderick Williams (bass), Royal Scottish National Orch/Marin Alsop (Naxos 8.559135)

HONEGGER: Symphonic Movement No 2, Rugby - New Zealand SO/Takuo Yuasa (Naxos 8.555974)

7:00 PM Composer of the Week

A look at the life and music of ANDRZEJ PANUFNIK (1914-1991), born 100 years ago on 24 September

Presented by Robert Johnson (RNZ)

Hommage à Chopin - Hanna Turonek (fl), Polish CO/Mariusz Smolij (Naxos 8.570032)

Reflections - Clare Hammond (pno) (BIS SACD 2003)

8:00 PM Music Alive

BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(58) Berlin Phil/Simon Rattle

RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances Op 45; STRAVINSKY: The Firebird (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

10:00 PM Day's End

PARISH ALVARS: Grand Fantasy Op 57 - Ieuan Jones (harp) (Claudio CR 4939)

FIELD arr Lane: Concertino for flute & chamber orchestra - Jennifer Stinton (fl), Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Dutton CDLX 7151)

ELGAR: Funeral March, from Grania & Diarmid - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557273)

11:00 FAURÉ: Violin Sonata No 2 in E minor Op 108 - Daishin Kashimoto (vln), Eric Le Sage (pno) (Alpha 604)

CHAUSSON: String Quartet in C minor Op 35 - Doric String Quartet (Chandos CHAN 10754)

Tuesday 23 September 2014

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

TCHAIKOVSKY: Andante cantabile Op 11; DVOŘÁK: Concerto in B minor for cello & orchestra Op 104; Rondo in G minor Op 94; ARENSKY: Chante Triste Op 56/3; DAVIDOV: Am Springbrunnen Op 20/2; DVOŘÁK: Waldesruhe Op 68/5 - Peter Wispelwey (cello), Paolo Giacometti (pno/harmonium), Netherlands Phil/Lawrence Renes (Channel Classics CCS 8695)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

JC BACH: Quintet in D Op 22/1; Sextet in C for oboe, two horns, violin, cello & keyboard; Quintets, in D Op 11/6; in C Op 11/1 - English Concert (Archiv 423 385)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

GRIEG: Leider - Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (pno) (DG 437 521)

3:25 approx - Disc 4

CHOPIN: 24 Preludes Op 28; Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor Op 58 - Nikolai Demidenko (pno) (Onyx 4036)

4:35 approx - Disc 5

BUFFARDIN: Concerto in E minor in five parts; BOISMORTIER: Concerto in D Op 26/6; CORRETTE: Les Sauvages et La Furstemberg, from Concerto Comique No 25 in G minor; QUENTIN le jeune: Sonata in four parts in D; Concerto in A Op 12/1; BLAVET: Concerto in four parts in A minor - Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel (Archiv 447 286)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 GEMINIANI: Concerto Grosso in E minor Op 3/3 - NZBarok (Atoll ACD 813)

SCHUBERT: Ständchen D957/4; An die Musik - Anne Gastinel (cello), Claire Désert (pno) (Naïve V 5021)

MOZART: Horn Concerto No 1 in D K412 - Teunis van der Zwart (horn), Freiburg Baroque Orch/Petra Müllejans (dir) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1946)

SOR: Fantasy in D on a favourite Scottish Air Op 40, Variations on Ye banks & braes - Stefano Palamidessi (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 93960)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music - Juliana Athayde (vln), Singers from Opera Rochester, Rochester Phil/Christopher Seaman (Harmonia Mundi HMU 80 7567)

7:00 CHERUBINI: Medea, Overture - CBSO/Lawrence Foster (Claves CD 50-9513)

ELGAR: Chanson de matin Op 15/2 - Amanda Hollins (fl), Richard Mapp (pno) (Atoll ACD 902)

REYNOLDS: The Toy Cart, Suite - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Marco Polo 8.225184)

KREISLER: Liebesfreud; Caprice viennois - Yossif Ivanov (vln), Itamar Golan (pno) (Naïve AM 136)

LARSSON: Pastoral Suite - Helsingborg SO/Okko Kamu (Naxos 8.553115)

8:00 Beauty Spot: PURCELL: Hush, no more, from The Fairy Queen - Stephen Varcoe (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Archiv 419 221)

DEBUSSY: Cortège & Air de Danse, from L'Enfant prodigue - Lyon National Orch/Jun Märkl (Naxos 8.572297)

ALBÉNIZ: Rondeña, from Iberia Book 2 - Marc-André Hamelin (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67476/7)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Hymn to the Sun, from The Golden Cockerel - Nina Kotova (cello), Moscow CO/Constantine Orbelian (Philips 462 612)

SAINT-SAËNS: Bassoon Sonata in G Op 168 - members of Nash Ensemble (Hyperion CDA 67431/2)

IRELAND: A London Overture - Hallé Orch/John Wilson (Hallé CD HLL 7523)

9:00 AM Composer of the Week


Katyn Epitaph - Sylvia Mierzejewska (vln), Polish Radio SO/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 497)

Autumn Music - Polish Radio SO/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 498)

Bassoon Concerto - Michael von Schönermark (bsn), Berlin Concert House Orch/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 686)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 55: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments

Read by Max Cryer (RNZ)

10:02 AM BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(59) Stuttgart Radio SO/Roger Norrington

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 8 in F Op 93; BERLIOZ: Romeo alone, from Romeo & Juliet; DVOŘÁK: Symphony No 9 in E minor, From the New World (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Noon Upbeat

Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

1:30 PM Recent Releases

GRAUPNER: Cantata, Come, let's go with Jesus - Klaus Mertens (bass), Accademia Daniel/Shalev Ad-El (CPO 777 644)

CPE BACH: Freye Fantasy in F# minor Wq80 - Leila Schayegh (baroque vln), Jörg Halubek (tangent pno) (Pan Classics PC 10305)

2:00 PM Afternoon Requests

ANDERSON: Serenata - Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin (RCA 09026 68048)

TCHAIKOVSKY: First movement, Allegro non troppo, from Piano Concerto No 1 in Bb minor Op 23 - Mikhail Pletnev (pno), Philharmonia/Vladimir Fedoseyev (Virgin VC 7 91190)

PURCELL: Sound a parley, from King Arthur; As Amoret and Thirsis lay, from The Old Bachelor - Pepe Becker (sop), David Morriss (bass), Baroque Players (Atoll ACD 506)

CHOPIN: Nocturne in Eb Op 9/2 - Stephen Hough (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67849)

CANTELOUBE: Songs of the Auvergne Set 2 - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), English CO/Jeffrey Tate (Decca 444 995)

(Box 123, Wellington or

3:00 CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

NIELSEN: Masquerade, Overture - Danish National SO/Sergiu Celibidache (rec 1970) (IMG Artists 5 62872)

BERWALD: Symphony No 3 in C, Singulière - Swedish Radio SO/Sergiu Celibidache (rec 1967) (IMG Artists 5 62872)

J STRAUSS II: Die Fledermaus, Overture; Annen Polka; Tritsch-Tratsch Polka; J STRAUSS I: Radetzky March - Danish National SO/Sergiu Celibidache (1970) (IMG Artists 5 62872)

4:00 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

MENDELSSOHN: Six Anthems Op 79 - Auckland Dorian Choir/Peter Godfrey (Kiwi Pacific CD SLD 109)

A RITCHIE: Music for Tristan - Sharon Joy Vogan (pno) (SOUNZ Volume 1)

JANACEK arr Breiner: Jenufa, Suite - Vesa-Matti Leppänen (vln), New Zealand SO/Peter Breiner (Naxos 8.570555)

5:00 PM Cadenza

ADAM: If I were king, Overture - BBC Phil/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 9765)

SCHUBERT trans Wispelwey: Violin Sonatina in G minor D408 - Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Paolo Giacometti (fpno) (Channel Classics CCS 9696)

HANDEL: Oboe Concerto No 3 in G minor - Annette Berryman (ob), La Ricordanza (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 505 1381)

HOLST: St Paul's Suite - English Sinfonia/Howard Griffiths (Naxos 8.570339)

6:00 COWEN: The Butterfly's Ball, Concert Overture - BBC National Orch of Wales/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 10797)

BELLINI: La Farfaletta - Anna Leese (sop), Stephen de Pledge (pno) (Champs Hill CHRCD 050)

O'CONNOR arr Meyer: Butterfly's Day Out - Mark O'Connor (mdln), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Edgar Meyer (dbass) (Sony SK 68460)

GRIEG: Butterfly, from Lyric Pieces Book 3 - Georgina Zellan-Smith (pno) (Ode CD MANU 5101)

PUCCINI: Love duet, from Madame Butterfly - Mirella Freni (sop), Luciano Pavarotti (ten), Vienna Phil/Herbert von Karajan (Decca 440 072)

FA SCHUBERT: The bee; BENDIX: The butterfly - Mark Walton (cl/sax), Iola Shelley (pno) (Private)

OFFENBACH arr Bonynge: Le Papillon, Suite - English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge (Decca 421 818)

7:00 PM Sound Lounge

Ryan Smith hosts a weekly forum for contemporary music

8:00 BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(60) Hilary Summers (alto), Exaudi, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group/Oliver Knussen

BIRTWISTLE: Verses for Ensembles; Dinah & Nick's Love Song; Meridian (recorded in Cadogan Hall, London by the BBC)

11:00 New Music Dreams

Wednesday 24 September 2014

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

STRAUSS: Don Quixote; Death & Transfiguration - Berlin Phil/Herbert von Karajan (DG 429 184)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

TELEMANN: Suite for recorder & strings in A minor; Recorder Concerto in C; Concerto for recorder & viola da gamba in A minor - Philip Pickett, Mark Levy (vlas da gamba), New London Consort/Philip Pickett (rec & dir) (Oiseau-Lyre 433 043)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

PIPELARE: Salve Regina; OCKEGHEM: Missa de plus en plus; BINCHOIS: De plus en plus; OCKEGHEM: Credi, De Village; BARBIREAU: Osculetur me; OCKEGHEM: Gaude Maria - Clerks' Group/Edward Wickham (ASV CD GAU 153)

3:30 approx - Disc 4

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonatas, No 14 in C# minor Op 27/2, Moonlight; No 15 in D Op 28, Pastoral; No 23 in F minor Op 57, Appassionata - Michael Houstoun (pno) (Trust MMT 2015)

4:40 approx - Disc 5

HAYDN: Symphonies, No 1 in D; No 2 in C; No 3 in G; No 4 in D; No 5 in A - Hanover Band/Roy Goodman (Hyperion CDA 66524)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G BWV1048 - Wisconsin CO/Andrew Sewell (WCO Records CD 0001)

MAXWELL DAVIES: Farewell to Stromness - Peter Maxwell Davies (pno) (Naxos 8.572408)

GUASTAVINO arr Cueto: The rose & the willow - José Miguel Cueto (vln), St Petersburg SO/Vladimir Lande (Marquis 81407)

DVOŘÁK: Slavonic Dance in Ab Op 72/8 - Royal Phil/Antal Dorati (Decca 417 749)

PAULUS: The Road Home - Conspirare/Craig Hella Johnson (Harmonia Mundi HMU 80 7518)

TSABROPOULOS: Chant - Anja Lechner (cello), Vassilis Tsabropoulos (pno) (ECM 1888 (981 9613))

CIMAROSA: La Baronessa Stramba, Overture - Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Alessandro Amoretti (Naxos 8.570508)

7:00 RODRIGO: First movement, Allegro con spirito, from Concierto de Aranjuez - Xuefei Yang (gtr), Barcelona SO/Eiji Oue (EMI 6 98361)

VIEUXTEMPS arr Bailey: Souvenir d'Amérique - Variations on Yankee Doodle Op 17 - Zuill Bailey (cello), Simone Dinnerstein (pno) (Delos DE 3326)

HOLZBAUER: Symphony in G - Orfeo Baroque Orch/Michi Gaigg (dir) (CPO 999 585)

FAURE: Valse Caprice No 1 in A Op 30 - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67875)

KLENGEL: Hymn for twelve cellos Op 57 - Cellists of the Berlin Phil (Allegria 221085 205)

IBERT: Hommage à Mozart - Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 440 332)

8:00 Beauty Spot: BRAHMS: Intermezzo in Bb minor Op 117/2 - Radu Lupu (pno) (Philips 456 895)

SIBELIUS: Theme & Variations in C# minor - Tempera Quartet (BIS CD 1376)

BUTTERWORTH: Two English Idylls - Hallé Orch/Mark Elder (Hallé CD HLL 7503)

VIVALDI: Cello Concerto in B minor RV424 - Anner Bylsma (cello), Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon (vln/dir) (Sony SK 62719)

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

ARNOLD: Four Scottish Dances - Philharmonia/Robert Irving (EMI 5 66120)

9:00 AM Composer of the Week


A Procession for Peace - Polish Radio SO/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 497)

Violin Concerto - Alexander Sitkovetsky (vln), New European Strings CO/Dmitry Sitkovetsky (EMI 5 57440)

Love Song - Sarah van der Kemp (mezzo), Berlin Concert House Orch/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 686)

Concerto Festivo - Berlin Concert House Orch/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 684)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 56: Sweet love renew thy force, be it not said

Read by Geraldine Brophy (RNZ)

10:02 AM BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(61) Andreas Haefliger (pno), Singapore SO/Lan Shui

GLINKA: Ruslan & Lyudmila, Overture; ZHOU LONG Postures; RACHMANINOV: Symphony No 2 in E minor Op 27 (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Noon Upbeat

Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

1:30 PM Recent Releases

MEALOR: A prayer of King Henry VI; I saw eternity; Peace - Oliver Yates (cymbal/chime-bells/Tibetan singing bowl), Tyler Rix (sax), Tenebrae/Nigel Short (Decca 481 0494)

CHARLTON: Mosaic - Karin Schaupp (gtr), Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey (ABC 481 0961)

2:00 PM Afternoon Requests

K JENKINS: Angry Flames, from The Armed Man - Susie Parkes (sop), Rachel Lloyd (mezzo), Nicholas Merryweather (bar), Philip Shakesby (bass), National Youth Choir of Great Britain, London Phil/Karl Jenkins (Virgin 8 11015)

RUBINSTEIN: Kamennoi-Ostrov Op 10/20, Allegretto con moto - Joseph Banowetz (pno) (Naxos 8.223847)

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D Op 61 - David Garrett (vln), Royal Phil/Ion Marin (Decca 476 4425)

(Box 123, Wellington or

3:00 PM CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

SCHUBERT: Die schöne Müllerin D795 - Ian Bostridge (ten), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (reader), Graham Johnson (pno) (rec 1995) (Hyperion CDJ 33025)

4:20 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

YAMADA: Overture in D - New Zealand SO/Takuo Yuasa (Naxos 8.555350)

HAYDN: String Trio in D HobXI/74 - Tres Cordes String Trio (Ode CD MANU 5122)

FARR: Concerto for percussion & orchestra - Strike, Wellington Orch/Kenneth Young (Vector Wgtn Orch VWO 001)

5:00 PM Cadenza

KABALEVSKY: Colas Breugnon, Overture - Edmonton SO/Uri Mayer (CBC SMCD 5069)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in F minor D935/4 - Alain Planès (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1637)

HANDEL: Coronation Anthem, The king shall rejoice - The Sixteen & Orch/Harry Christophers (Coro COR 16066)

ENESCU: Aria and Scherzino - Remus Azoitei (vln), Schubert Ensemble (Chandos CHAN 10790)

BARBER: Mutations from Bach - Royal Scottish National Orch/Marin Alsop (Naxos 8.559135)

RAVEL: Fourth movement, Feria, from Rapsodie espagnole - New Zealand SO/Christian Gansch (Private)

6:00 LARSSON: Pastoral for small orchestra - Helsingborg SO/Andrew Manze (CPO 777 671)

MOZART: Third movement, Adagio, from Serenade No 10 in Bb K361, Gran Partita - Concerto Cologne/Anton Steck (Archiv 477 5800)

VERDI: Va pensiero, from Nabucco - St Cecilia National Academy Chorus & Orch, Rome/Myung-Whun Chung (DG 459 146)

SMYTH: Two interlinked French melodies, from Entente Cordiale - City of Prague Phil/Gavin Sutherland (ASV White Line CD WHL 2147)

LAURO: Romanza - Sharon Isbin (gtr) (Teldec 3984 25736)

BACH arr Kempff: Chorale Prelude, Ich ruf' zu dir BWV639; arr Cohen: Sanctify us by thy goodness, from Cantata No 22 - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67309)

GESUALDO: Dolce spirto d'amore, from Madrigals, Book 3 - Delitiae Musicae/Marco Longhini (Naxos 8.572136)

SATIE: Parade - Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson (EMI CDC 7 49471)

7:00 PM Appointment

Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014)

Australia's best known composer Peter Sculthorpe died recently at the age of 85. His music was shaped by his love of the Australian landscape and its people. In this 2-part interview recorded for his 80th birthday, Sculthorpe illustrates to Stephen Adams the many and varied influences evident in his own music

(1) Early inspirations (ABC)

8:00 PM Music Alive

BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(62) STRAUSS: Salome, an opera in one act

Herodes………………………Burkhard Ulrich

Herodias……………………...Ildiko Komlosi

Salome……………………….Nina Stemme

Jochanaan……………………Samuel Youn

Narraboth……………………Thomas Blondelle

Page………………………….Ronnita Miller

1st Jew……………………….Paul Kaufmann

2nd Jew………………………Gideon Poppe

3rd Jew………………………Jörg Schörner

4th Jew………………………Clemens Biber

5th Jew………………………Andrew Harris

1st Nazarene…………………Noel Bouley

2nd Nazarene………………..Carlton Ford

1st Soldier……………………Ante Jerkunica

2nd Soldier…………………..Tobias Kehrer

Cappadocian…………………Seth Carico

Deutsche Opera, Berlin/Donald Runnicles

(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

10:05 PM Day's End

AUFSCHNAITER: Sonata St John Op 4/8 - Ars Antiqua Austria/Gunar Letzbor (dir) (Arcana A 313)

FRANÇAIX: Concerto for harpsichord & chamber orchestra - Christopher D Lewis (hpschd), West Side CO/Kevin Mallon (Naxos 8.573146)

11:00 BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio No 3 in C minor Op 1/3 - Florestan Trio (Hyperion CDA 67466)

GURIDI: String Quartet No 1 in G - Bretón String Quartet (Naxos 8.573036)

Thursday 25 September 2014

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

ELGAR: Symphony No 1 in Ab Op 55; Cockaigne Op 40 - London SO/Charles Mackerras (Argo 430 835)

1:05 approx - Disc 2

LECLAIR: Flute Sonata in E minor; BLAVET: Flute Sonata in D minor, La Vibray Op 2/2; RAMEAU: Pieces de Clavecin en concerts, Fifth concert; BARRE: Suite in G, Suite l'Inconnue; HOTTETERRE: Airs et Brunettes, Dans ces deserts paisibles; Pourquoy, doux rossignol; L'autre jour me Cloris; LECLAIR: Flute Sonata in G - Rachel Brown (fl), Mark Caudle (viol), James Johnstone (hpschd) (Chandos CHAN 0544)

2:15 approx - Disc 3

SCHUBERT: Der Einsame; Des Sangers Habe; Lied der Delphine; Lied des Florio; Mondenschein; Mignon und der Harfner; Lied der Mignon; Totengraberweise; Das Echo; An Silvia; Standchen; Trinklied; Wiegenlied; Widerspruch; Der Wanderer an den Mond; Grab und Mond; Nachtelle; Abschied von der Erde - Christine Schäfer (sop), John Mark Ainsley (ten), Richard Jackson (bar), London Schubert Chorale/Stephen Layton, Graham Johnson (pno) (Hyperion CDJ 33026)

3:30 approx - Disc 4

LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: Boléro de concert; BACH: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565; RAWSTHORNE: Prelude on Londonderry Air; LANG: Tuba Tune in D Op 15; LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: Sortie in Eb; TCHAIKOVSKY arr Rawsthorne: Dance of the sugar plum fairy; DUBOIS: Toccata in G; RAWSTHORNE: Aria; BUXTEHUDE: Prelude, Fugue and Caconne in C BuxWV137; BACH: Orchestral Suite No 3 in D BWV1068, Air; WIDOR: Symphony No 5 in F minor, Toccata; LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: Sortie in Bb; DELIBES: Sylvia, Pizzicato; LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: March in Eb; RAWSTHORNE: Hornpipe Humoresque - Kemp English (org) (Manu CD MANU 5005)

4:40 approx - Disc 5

SIBELIUS: Pelléas & Melisande Suite Op 46; Swanwhite Suite Op 54, The harp; The maidens with roses; The prince alone; Swanwhite and the prince; Song of praise; Incidental music from King Christian II Op 27 - Iceland SO/Petri Sakari (Chandos CHAN 9158)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 SALIERI: The Stolen Bucket, Overture - Czecho-Slovak Radio SO/Michael Dittrich (Marco Polo 8.223381)

CHOPIN: Polonaise in F# minor Op 44 - Vladimir Ashkenazy (pno) (Decca 421 032)

KREISLER arr Terracini: Caprice viennois Op 2 - Murray Khouri (cl), Prague Metropolitan Orch/Paul Terracini (Continuum CCD 1080)

BEETHOVEN: Variations on Se vuol ballare, from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro - Jan Tawroszewicz (vln), Diedre Irons (pno) (RNZ)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Swan Lake, Act 2, Part 2 - National Phil/Richard Bonynge (Decca 425 413)

7:00 WAGNER: Rienzi, Overture - Philadelphia Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch (EMI CDC 5 56165)

RACHMANINOV: Third movement, Allegro scherzando, from Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18 - Sviatoslav Richter (pno), Warsaw National Phil/Stanislav Wislocki (DG 423 772)

WIENIAWSKI: Scherzo-Tarentelle in G minor Op 16 - Maxim Vengerov (vln), Ian Brown (pno) (EMI 5 57916)

KHACHATURIAN: Waltz, from Masquerade - Murray McLachlan (pno) (RegisC 1184)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Procession of the Nobles, from Mlada - Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 6511)

8:00 Beauty Spot: BELLINI: Dopo l'oscuro nembo, from Adelson e Salvini - Elina Garanca (mezzo), Bologna Teatro Communale Orch/Roberto Abbado (DG 477 7460)

MAREK: Capriccio - Philharmonia/Gary Brain (Koch Schwann 3-6440)

ROUSSEL: Joueurs de flûte Op 27 - Bridget Douglas (fl), Rachel Thomson (pno) (Trust MMT 2039)

BALFE arr anon: I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls - from The Bohemian Girl - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Catrin Finch (harp) (EMI 3 59488)

ANDERSON: Forgotten dreams - Barbara Lieberman (pno), Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin (RCA 09026 68048)

VERDI: Triumphal Scene, from Aida - Chicago SO & Chorus/Georg Solti (Decca 430 226)

9:00 AM Composer of the Week


Symphony No 5, Sinfonia di sfere - London SO/David Atherton (Explore EXP 0014)

Concertino for timpani, percussion & strings - Berlin Concert House Orch/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 685)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 57: Being your slave what should I do but tend

Read by Tainui Tukiwaho (RNZ)

10:02 AM BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(63) Time for Three, BBC Concert Orch/Keith Lockhart

COPLAND: Appalachian Spring; Quiet City; Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo; BRUBECK arr C Brubeck: Blue Rondo à la Turk; C BRUBECK: Travels in Time for Three (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Noon Upbeat

Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

1:30 PM Recent Releases

JANÁČEK: Fairy-tale - Danjulo Ishizaka (cello), Shai Wosner (pno) (Onyx 4120)

SZYMANOWSKI: Etudes Op 33 - Cédric Tiberghien (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67886)

2:00 PM Afternoon Requests

WRANITZKY: Symphony in C minor Op 11 - London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 9916)

CILEA: E la solita storia del pastore, from L'Arlesiana - Roberto Alagna (ten), London Phil/Richard Armstrong (EMI CDC 5 55477)

DEBUSSY: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune - London SO/Valery Gergiev (LSO Live LSO 0692)

TOWNER: Duende - Ralph Towner (gtr), Wolfgang Muthspiel (electric gtr), Slava Grigoryan (gtr) (ECM 2310)

TRAD arr Leon: Wild mountain thyme - Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Stacey Shames (harp), Orpheus CO (Decca 468 499)

CORELLI: Trio Sonata in B minor Op 3/4, Church Sonata - Pavlo Beznosiuk (vln/dir), Avison Ensemble (Linn CKD 414)

(Box 123, Wellington or

3:00 PM CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

BRAHMS: Tragic Overture Op 81; SCHUMANN: Symphony No 2 in C Op 61 - Berlin Phil/George Szell (rec 1969) (Testament SBT 1378)

4:00 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

SCRIABIN: Piano Sonata No 4 in F# Op 30 - Richard Mapp (pno) (RNZ)

BODY: Ramandriana, from Three Transcriptions - New Zealand String Quartet (Atoll ACD 118)

MOZART: Flute Concerto No 2 in D K314 - Catherine Bowie (fl), Auckland Philharmonia/Lionel Bringuier (RNZ)

HAMILTON: From Age to Age Endure - Maria Treadaway (sop), Viva Voce/John Rosser, James Brown, Susan Smith (pnos) (Ode CD ODE 1308)

5:00 PM Cadenza

NIELSEN: Helios Overture - Danish National SO/Thomas Dausgaard (Dacapo 6.220518)

HANDEL: Harp Concerto in Bb HWV294 - Andrew Lawrence-King (harp), Stephen Stubbs (archlute), Erin Headley (lirone), Symphony of Harmony & Invention/Harry Christophers (Coro COR 16028)

MENDELSSOHN: Song without Words Op 19/6, Venetian Gondola Song - András Schiff (pno) (Decca 436 857)

GRAINGER: Handel in the Strand - Kenneth Sillito (vln), Stephen Orton (cello), Hamish Milne (pno) (Chandos CHAN 9746)

GERMAN: Nell Gwyn, Suite - Southern Festival Orch/Robin White (Flyback FBCD 2005)

6:00 BERLIOZ: Les Francs-juges, Overture - London SO/Colin Davis (Philips 416 430)

GOUNOD: Soldiers' chorus, from Faust - Bavarian Radio Chorus & Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 422 266)

SIBELIUS: The Swan of Tuonela, from Lemminkäinen Legends - Laurence Thorstenberg (cor anglais), Boston SO/Colin Davis (Philips 446 160)

BRITTEN: Embroidery aria, from Peter Grimes - Heather Harper (sop), Jonathan Summers (bar), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 432 578)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Danse des bohémiens, from The Maid of Orleans - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 422 845)

PUCCINI: E lucevan le stelle, from Tosca - José Carreras (ten), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 462 892)

VERDI: Luisa Miller, Overture - London SO/Colin Davis (Erato 8573 85823)

7:00 PM Appointment

Michael Haas

Roger Smith talks with the musician, record producer, author of 'Forbidden Music; The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis' and keynote speaker at the recent 'Recovering Hidden Voices' conference in Wellington (RNZ)

8:00 PM Music Alive

BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(64) BACH: St Matthew Passion BWV244

Evangelist………….....Mark Padmore

Christus……………....Christian Gerhaher

Camilla Tilling (sop), Magdalena Kozená (mezzo), Topi Lehtipuu (ten), Eric Owens (bbar), Berlin Radio Choir, Berlin Phil/Simon Rattle (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Friday 26 September 2014

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Partita for double string orchestra; Fantasia on Greensleeves; In the Fen Country; The Lark Ascending - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (ASV CD DCA 779)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

POULENC: Humoresque; Three Novelettes; Villageoises; 15 Improvisations; Intermezzo No 2 in Db; Intermezzo No 1 in C; Suite Française d'apres Claude Gervaise; Presto in Bb; Melancolie; Theme & Variations - Eric Parkin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8847)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

GESUALDO: Tenebrae Responses for Good Friday 1611, First nocturne, Second nocturne, Third nocturne - Taverner Choir & Consort/Andrew Parrott (Sony SK 62977)

3:30 approx - Disc 4

HAYDN: Sun Quartets Op 20, No 1 in Eb; No 2 in C; No 3 in G minor - Salomon String Quartet (Hyperion CDA 66621)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

ROSENBERG: Marionetter, Overture; BIZET: Carmen Suite No 1; LARSSON: Dagens stunder; GLINKA: Ruslan & Ludmilla, Overture; SATIE orch Debussy: Two Gymnopédies; SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture; SVENDSEN: Romance for violin & orchestra; ALFVÉN: Vallflickans dans, from Bergakungen - Malmo SO/James DePriest (BIS CD 570)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 W HAYES: The Passions, Overture - Capriccio Basel (Capriccio 71 135)

GRANADOS arr Miolin: Zambra, from Spanish Dances Op 37 - Anders Miolin (gtr) (BIS CD 1116)

RACHMANINOV: Mélodie in E Op 3/3 - Irish National SO/Alexander Anissimov (Naxos 8.550808)

BOCCHERINI: Oboe Quintet in G G431 - Lajos Lencsés (ob), Parisii Quartet (Capriccio 10 454)

KABALEVSKY: The Comedians Op 26 - BBC Phil/Vassily Sinaisky (Chandos CHAN 10052)

7:00 KRAUS: Azire, Ballet Music VB18 - New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.570334)

SATIE: Gnossienne No 1 - John Anderson (ob), Simon Wynberg (gtr) (Chandos CHAN 6581)

NIELSEN: Pan and Syrinx - South Jutland SO/Niklás Willén (Naxos 8.557164)

DEBUSSY: L'Isle joyeuse - Zoltán Kocsis (pno) (Philips 422 404)

MUSSORGSKY: A Night on Bare Mountain - Bournemouth SO/Kirill Karabits (Onyx 4074)

8:00 Beauty Spot: HARRIS: Music for Jonny - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 99072)

J STRAUSS II: Artists' Life Waltz - Vienna Ensemble (Koch Schwann 3-6564)

ELLSTEIN: Hassidic Dance - David Krakauer (cl), Berlin Radio SO/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.559403)

BRAHMS arr Joachim: Hungarian Dances, Vol 2 Book 3 - Hagai Shaham (vln), Arnon Erez (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67663)

HOLST: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity, from The Planets - New York Phil/Leonard Bernstein (Sony SMK 63087)

9:00 AM Composer of the Week


String Quartet No 2, Messages - Chilingirian String Quartet (Conifer CDCF 218)

Pentasonata - Clare Hammond (pno) (BIS SACD 2003)

Symphony No 10 - Berlin Concert House Orch/Lukasz Borowicz (CPO 777 683)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 58: That God forbid, that made me first your slave

Read by Frank Whitten (RNZ)

10:02 AM BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(65) Gerhild Romberger (mezzo), Leipzig Opera & Gewandhaus Choir (women's voices), Leipzig Gewandhaus Children's Chorus & Orch/Alan Gilbert

MAHLER: Symphony No 3 in D minor

(recorded in Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Noon Upbeat

Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

1:30 PM Recent Releases

TRAD arr McGlynn: Jerusalem; SCHÜTZ: Psalm 115; MENDELSSOHN: Weihnachten - Amelia Hayes, Claudia Lewis (sops), Charlotte Grant, Alexandra Woodhouse Appleby (mezzos), Jack Timmings (ten), Brent Stewart (hpschd), NZ Secondary Students Choir 2013-14/Andrew Withington (Private)

VIVALDI: Cello Sonata No 3 in A minor RV43 - Marco Ceccato (cello), Accademia Ottoboni (Zig-Zag ZZT 338)

2:00 PM Afternoon Requests

CHOPIN: Preludes Op 28 - Maurice Till (pno) (ex Kiwi SLD 20)

GERSHWIN arr Riddle: They can't take that away from me, from the film Shall We Dance? - Yehudi Menuhin, Stéphane Grappelli (vlns), Laurie Holloway (keyboards), Martin Taylor (gtr), Alan Ganley (drums), David Snell (harp), Eddie Tripp (dbass), Derek Price (percussion), Ray Swinfield (fl), orch ensemble/Nelson Riddle (EMI CDM 7 69218)

D SCARLATTI: Keyboard Sonata in B minor Kk27 - Scott Ross (hpschd) (Erato ECD 75401)

BOLLING: Marche, from Toot Suite - Maurice André (tpt), Claude Bolling (pno), Guy Pedersen (dbass), Daniel Humair (drums)/ (Sony MK 36731)

(Box 123, Wellington or

3:00 PM CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

HAYDN: String Quartet in E Op 54/3 - Angeles String Quartet (rec 1994-1999) (Philips 464 650)

MENDELSSOHN: Infelice!...Ah, Ritorna - Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Maxim Vengerov (vln), La Scintilla Orch/Adam Fischer (rec 2006) (Decca 475 9077)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 26 in Eb Op 81a, Les Adieux - Paul Lewis (pno) (rec 2005/7) (Harmonia Mundi HMV 90 1909.11)

4:00 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

K YOUNG: Dance - New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (Trust MMT 2027)

BLOOMFIELD: Behold the Narrows from the Hill - National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand/Nigel Weeks (Trust MMT 2049)

PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No 3 in C Op 26 - John Chen (pno), NZSO National Youth Orch 2005/Edwin Outwater (Private)

5:00 PM Cadenza

LISZT arr Liszt/Doppler: Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in D minor S359/2 - Vienna Academy Orch/Martin Haselböck (CPO 777 797)

PETIT: Toccata - Heinrich Albert Duo (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 603 1348)

WHITE: Puffin' Billy - New London Orch/Ronald Corp (Hyperion CDA 66868)

STANFORD: Jig, from Six Irish Fantasies - Lucy Gould (vln), Benjamin Frith (pno) (Naxos 8.572452)

GRIEG: Evening in the mountains; At the cradle, Lyric Pieces Op 68, - Bergen Phil/Ole Kristian Ruud (BIS SACD 1491)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV trans Mercz: Song of India, from Sadko - János Bálint (fl), Nóra Mercz (harp) (Naxos 8.550741)

HOVHANESS: Alleluia & Fugue Op 40b - I Fiamminghi Rudolf Werthen (Telarc CD 80392)

6:00 LORD: The Road from Lindisfarne, from Durham Concerto - Matthew Barley (cello), Ruth Palmer (vln), Kathryn Tickell (Northumbrian pipes), Royal Liverpool Phil/Mischa Damev (Avie AV 2145)

J RITCHIE: Papanui Road - New Zealand SO/Marc Taddei (Trust MMT 2040)

YORK: Pacific Coast Highway - Conservatorium Guitar Ensemble/Matthew Marshall (Massey University MU002)

GROFÉ: On the trail, from Grand Canyon Suite - Bournemouth SO/William T Stromberg (Naxos 8.559007)

PRUDEN: Haast Highway - Skellerup Woolston Band/Mervyn J Waters (ex Kiwi SLD 66)

TOMLINSON: Highway to the Sun - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Dutton CDLX 7170)

7:00 PM Appointment

New Horizons

Ten programmes

(2) With William Dart (RNZ)

8:00 PM Music Alive

BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

Last Night of the Proms

(66) Elizabeth Watts (sop), John Daszak (ten), Roderick Williams (bar), Janine Jansen (vln), BBC Chorus & SO Sakari Oramo

HIGGINS: Velocity (world première of the BBC commission); ARNOLD arr Rice: Peterloo, Overture; WALTON: Popular song, from Façade; CHAUSSON: Poème Op 25; TAVENER: Song for Athene; STRAUSS: Taillefer Op 52; KHACHATURIAN: Sabre Dance, from Gayane; RAVEL: Tzigane; SHOSTAKOVICH: Polka, from Five Pieces; KERN arr Williams: Ol' man river, from Showboat; TRAD arr Williams: Joshua fit the battle of Jericho; SHERMAN: Mary Poppins medley; ANSELL: Plymouth Hoe; ARNE arr Sargent: Rule Britannia; ELGAR: Pomp & Circumstance March No 1; PARRY arr Elgar: Jerusalem; TRAD arr Britten: God Save the Queen (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

11:05 PM Day's End

QUANTZ: Flute Sonata in C QV1/9 - Mary Oleskiewicz (fl), Stephanie Vial (cello), David Schulenberg (hpschd) (Naxos 8.555064)

PONCE: Sonata romántica, Hommage à Franz Schubert - Matthew Marshall (gtr) (RNZ)

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