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Saturday 25 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

The Stars are Comforting

The letters of Beatrice Hill Tinsley (1941-1981)

Her research into the Evolution of Galaxies made Beatrice Tinsley a giant of 20th century astronomy. Throughout her life Beatrice also played her violin and wrote home to her family

Twenty programmes, with letters edited by Theodora Lee-Smith and read by Tina Regtien

(19) 11 year old daughter Terry comes to live with Beatrice, concerts, hospital, teaching, trip to Texas, visits from sister and father, trips to Maryland, Washington; 1979-80 (RNZ)

1:00 approx - Disc 1

BRANCO: Symphony No. 2; After a reading of Guerra Junqueiro, Fantasy; Artificial Paradises - RTÉ National Symphony Orch/Álvaro Cassuto (Naxos 8.572059)

2:10 approx - Disc 2

MOZART: Divertimento in Eb K563; Three-part Adagio & Fugue No 6 in F minor; Three-part Adagio & Fugue No 4 in F; Three-part Adagio & Fugues, No 5 in Eb, No 3 in F, No 1 in D minor, No 2 in G minor - TrioFenix (Fuga Libera FUG 569)

3:35 approx - Disc 3

Te Roopu Rangatahi - Waiata o Aotea Roa

Choral Works by BODY, WELLS, MEWS, HAMILTON, GRIFFITHS, POULENC, BRAHMS - New Zealand Youth Choir/Karen Grylls (Manu CD MANU 1412)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

GRIEG: Lyric Pieces Books 8-10, Moods Op 73 - Daniel Propper (pno) (Skarbo DSK 10860)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning

6:00 CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in F Op 6/9 - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 373 250)

SCHUBERT: Fourth movement, Theme & Variations, from Piano Quintet in A D667, Trout - Frank Braley (pno), Renaud Capuçon (vln), Gérard Caussé (vla), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Alois Posch (dbass) (Virgin 5 45563)

LASSUS: Two French Madrigals, Au feu, au feu, venez-moi secourir?; Paisible domaine - King's Singers (EMI CDC 7 49158)

GRANADOS arr Miolin: Spanish Dance No 4, Villanesca - Anders Miolin (gtr) (BIS CD 1116)

ALBINONI: Sonata in C in five parts Op 2/2 - Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini (dir) (Zig Zag ZZT 090 202)

J STRAUSS II: Tales from the Vienna Woods - Johann Strauss Orch/André Rieu (dir/vln) (Universal 753 31178)

7:00 PONCHIELLI: Dance of the Hours, from La Gioconda - ASMF/Neville Marriner (EMI CD EMX 2169)

STRAVINSKY: Lullaby & Finale from The Firebird - New Zealand SO/William Southgate (Continuum NZSO 100)

GRIEG arr Haaland: Butterfly; Erotikon; To Spring, from Lyric Pieces Book 3 - Fredrik Fors (cl), Sveinung Bjelland (pno) (2L 55)

FRANÇAIX: Concertino for piano & orchestra - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno), Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 452 448)

HUBAY: Fantasy on Bizet's Carmen - Livia Sohn (vln), Benjamin Loeb (pno) (Naxos 8.570202)

THOMAS: Raymond, Overture - Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 421 527)

8:00 GERMAN: Merrie England Suite - Czecho-Slovak Radio SO/Adrian Leaper (Marco Polo 8.223419)

PROKOFIEV arr Borisovsky: Epilogue, Parting Scene & Death of Juliet, from Romeo & Juliet Op 64 - Matthew Jones, Rivka Golani (vlas), Michael Hampton (pno) (Naxos 8.572318)

KREISLER: Prelude & Allegro in the style of Pugnani; Syncopation; Schön Rosmarin - Jack Liebeck (vln), Katya Apekisheva (pno) (Hyperion CDA 68040)

WALDTEUFEL: Acclamations Waltz - Slovak State Phil/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223684)

CARULLI: Duo in A on Themes of Rossini Op 233 - Franz Halász (gtr), Débora Halász (pno) (Naxos 8.570587)

TELEMANN: Concerto in D for three trumpets - John Wallace, John Miller, William Stokes (tpts), English String Orch/William Boughton (Nimbus NI 5189)

9:00 AM. Best of Upbeat

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

10:00 AM. Your Choice

JOYCE: Dreaming - RTE Concert Orch, Dublin/Andrew Penny (Marco Polo 8.223694)

CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor Op 21 - Martha Argerich (pno), Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (EMI 5 56798)

HEAD: Bird-Song - Kathleen Battle (sop), Jean-Pierre Rampal (fl), John Steele Ritter (pno) (Sony SK 53106)

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

TCHAIKOVSKY: Souvenir d'un lieu cher - Lydia Mordkovitch (vln), Marina Gusak-Grin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8500)

GESUALDO: Non mirar, non mirare; Questi leggiadri odorosetti fiori, from Madrigals, Book 1 - Concerto delle Dame di Ferrara/Sergio Vartolo, Loredana Gintoli (harp), (hpschd/dir) (Brilliant Classics 92635)

BOELLMANN: Suite gothique - Kemp English (organ of the Dunedin Town Hall) (Ode CD MANU 5053)

MOZART: Church Sonata in G K241 - King's Consort/Robert King (dir) (Hyperion CDH 55314)

BACH: Ascension Oratorio - Barbara Schlick (sop), Catherine Patriasz (contralto), Christoph Prégardien (ten), Peter Kooy (bass), Collegium Vocale Choir & Orch/Philippe Herreweghe (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1479)

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

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

(1) Recent releases from Keith Jarrett, Kenny Wheeler and Billy Childs (RNZ)

2:00 PM. Global Sounds

Indigenous music from around the world

3:00 PM. Saturday Concert

City Choir Dunedin, 150th Anniversary Concert

James Burchell (treble), Helen Medlyn (mezzo), Peter Wigglesworth (ten), Martin Snell (bass), City Choir Dunedin, Southern Sinfonia/David Burchell

BACH: Jauchzet, frohlocket, from Christmas Oratorio; HAYDN: And God said; Let the waters; Rolling in foaming billows; And the heavenly host; Awake the harp, from The Creation, the Third Day; FAURÉ: Libera me, from Requiem; ELGAR: Praise to the holiest in the height; The angel's farewell, from The Dream of Gerontius; MENDELSSOHN: Is not His word like a fire?; Woe unto them; O man of God, help thy people; Thanks be to God, from Elijah; MARSHALL: Into the garden, from What can be More Beautiful; A RITCHIE: The miner's right; The iron horse; Clearing the bush, from From the Southern Marches; BIZET: Habanera, L'amour est un oiseau rebelle, from Carmen; WAGNER: Entry of the guests; How many beautiful songs, from Tannhäuser; ROSSINI: Cum Sancto Spiritu; Agnus Dei, from Petite Messe Solennelle; HANDEL: Worthy is the Lamb, from Messiah (recorded in the Dunedin Town Hall by RNZ)

5:10 PM. A Suite of Suites

WALTON: Façade Suite No 1 - London Phil/Jan Latham-Koenig (Chandos CHAN 9148)

STILL: Folk Suite No 1 - Alexa Still (fl), Susan DeWitt Smith (pno), New Zealand String Quartet (Koch International 3-7192)

NIELSEN: Little Suite for Strings - Norwegian CO/Terje Tønnesen (vln/dir) (Simax PSC 1264)

G COOKE: Bargain Basement, A Suite of Seven Pieces - Duncan Honeybourne (pno) (EM Records EMRCD 022)

6:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

CARR: Mardi Gras Overture - Queensland SO/Edwin Carr (Kiwi CD SLD 101)

COSMA: Concerto for euphonium - Adam Frey (euphonium), New Zealand SO/Bruce Hangen (Naxos 8.570538)

MOZART: Symphony No 35 in D K385, Haffner - Wisconsin CO/Andrew Sewell (WCO Records CD 0001)

7:00 PM. Vocalied

GRANADOS: Canciones Amatorias, Look, I'm just a girl, love, let me be!; Weep, O my heart, for you have good reason; Don't cry, bright eyes; Going to the pine grove; Find out for yourself my secret care; It was in the morning; O, you grace, you are so beautiful - María Bayo (sop), Juan Antonio Alvarez-Parejo (pno) (Claves CD 50-9205)

HUGH WOOD: The Isles of Greece, Delos; Nemea; Ouzo unclouded; In the sea caves; The Isles of Greece - Roderick Williams (bar), Iain Burnside (pno)

Wild Cyclamen, A dream of Frances Speedwell; Wild cyclamen; Beatrice & Dante; The garden; The leap; Not to sleep; The crab-tree; Bites & kisses; Horizon; The window sill; A lost jewel; Hedges freaked with snow - James Gilchrist (ten), Simon Lepper (pno) (NMC D 201)

8:00 PM. Curtain Raiser

Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition is introduced by Rachel Hyde (RNZ)

8:20 PM. Music Alive

Bold Worlds

Håkan Hardenberger (tpt), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Dima Slobodeniouk

JANÁCEK: Sinfonietta Op 60; DEAN: Dramatis Personae; MUSSORGSKY arr Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition (recorded in the Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

10:00 PM. Day's End

IRELAND ed Mackerras: The Overlanders, Suite - London Phil/Adrian Boult (Lyrita SRCD 240)

BOCCHERINI: Fourth movement, Fandango, from Guitar Quintet in D G448 - Rolf Lislevand (gtr), Luz Martin León Tello (castanets), David Mayoral (perc), members of Pulcinella (Ambroisie AM 126)

RESPIGHI: The Birds - CO of New York "Ottorino Respighi"/Salvatore di Vittorio (Naxos 8.573168)

11:00 BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in C minor Op 18/4 - Minetti Quartet (Hänssler CD 98.029)

SCHUMANN: Piano Trio No 3 in G minor Op 110 - Isabelle Faust (vln), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2196)

Sunday 26 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

BLAKE: Symphony, The Islands; We all fall down; Echelles de Glace; The Furnace of Pihanga - New Zealand SO/Marc Taddei (Atoll ACD 403)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

MARTINU: Piano Quartet No 1; Quartet for oboe, violin, cello & piano; Sonata for viola & piano; String Quintet for two violins, two violas & cello - Daniel Adni, Kathryn Selby (pnos), Charmian Gadd, Solmia Sorska, Isabelle van Keulen (vlns), Theodore Kuchar, Rainer Moog (vlas), Young-Chang Cho, Alexander Ivashkin (cellos), Joel Marangella (ob) (Naxos 8.553916)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

TCHAIKOVSKY: Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom Op 41; Sacred Works - Natalia Kornieva, Elena Fedotova (sops), Marina Ushapovskaya (contralto), St Petersburg Chamber Choir/Nikolai Korniev (Philips 446 685)

3:35 approx - Disc 4

CPE BACH: Oboe Concerto in Eb Wq165; Oboe Concerto in Bb Wq164; JC BACH: Oboe Concerto in F - Burkhard Glaetzner (ob), New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig; Berlin CO/Max Pommer (Capriccio 10 069)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

CHABRIER: España; CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No 2, Larghetti; DVORÁK: Symphony No 7, Scherzo; MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor, Andante; DVORÁK: Serenade for Strings, Tempo di valse; TCHAIKOVSKY: Swan Lake, Scène finale; WEBER: Clarinet Concerto No 1, Rondo; LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No 2; TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture - Various artists (Naxos 8.550006)

6:00 AM. Sanctuary

PARSONS: Ave Maria - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury (Choir of King's College KGS 0011)

BACH: Cantata No 101, written for the 10th Sunday after Trinity, Take from us, O faithful God - Yukari Nonoshita (sop), Robin Blaze (countertenor), Gerd Türk (ten), Peter Kooy (bass), Bach Collegium Japan, Concerto Palatino/Masaaki Suzuki (BIS SACD 1481)

LAVINO: Beati quorum via; PARRY: There is an old belief - Choir of Merton College, Oxford/Benjamin Nicholas (Delphian DCD 34134)

DURUFLÉ: Messe Cum jubilo - Thomas Herford (bar), Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/Richard Marlow, Mark Williams (org) (Chandos CHAN 10357)

HOVHANESS: Prayer of St Gregory - Charles Butler (tpt), Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz (Delos DE 3157)

PARRY: Hear my words, ye people - Daniel D'Souza (bass), Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury, Douglas Tang (org) (Choir of King's College KGS 0011)

7:30 AM. Hymns on Sunday

A weekly selection of traditional and modern hymns (RNZ)

8:00 AM. Grace Notes

DVORÁK: Silent Woods - Han-Na Chang (cello), Philharmonia/Leonard Slatkin (EMI 5 57052)

LILBURN: Fourth movement, Andante, from Diversions for Strings - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ)

BACH: Second movement, Siciliano, from Flute Sonata in Eb BWV1031 - Aurèle Nicolet (fl), Karl Richter (hpschd) (ABC Classics 465 680)

GÓRECKI: Second movement, Lento e largo, from Symphony No 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs - Dawn Upshaw (sop), London Sinfonietta/David Zinman (Nonesuch 7559 79282)

HANDEL: Air, from Water Music Suite No 1 in F - Berlin Phil/Riccardo Muti (EMI 5 66967)

SCHUBERT: Second movement, Andante con moto, from Piano Trio No 2 in Eb D929 - Borodin Trio (Chandos CHAN 8324)

PALESTRINA: Gloria, from Missa Papae Marcelli - Oxford Camerata/Jeremy Summerly (Naxos 8.555319-20)

9:00 AM. Tessa Birnie

After the much-loved New Zealand pianist passed away in 2008, Peter Mechen talked with those who knew her and played selected recordings (RNZ)

10:00 AM. Lancashire Lad

Four programmes in which Indra Hughes promises some surprising twists and turns with an eclectic mix of instrumental and vocal music from Bach to Tormé

(1) Introduction to Huia (RNZ)

11:45 AM. The Works

WAGNER: Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey, from Götterdämmerung - Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Riccardo Chailly (RN Music MCCM 97033)

Noon The Critic's Choice

The top choices from leading overseas music magazines

GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16 - Javier Perianes (pno), BBC SO/Sakari Oramo (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2205)

FAURÉ: Mandoline; SEVERAC: Le ciel est, par-dessus le toit; SZULC: Clair de lune - Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Jérôme Ducros (pno) (Erato 8256 46166954)

YSAŸE: Sonata in D minor for solo violin Op 27/3, Ballade - Alina Ibragimova (vln) (Hyperion CDA 67993)

1:00 PM. Vintage Years

ELGAR: Sea Pictures Op 37 - Janet Baker (mezzo), London SO/John Barbirolli (rec 1965) (EMI CDC 7 47329)

GAUBERT: Les Chants de la Mer - Paris Conservatoire Orchestra/Philippe Gaubert (rec 1930) (Alpha 801)

DEBUSSY: Reflets dans l'eau, from Images, Book 1 - Walter Gieseking (pno) (rec 1956) (BBC Legends BBCL 4030)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Sea & Sinbad's Ship, from Scheherazade - Alexander Hilsberg (vln), Philadelphia Orch/Leopold Stokowski (rec 1934) (Cala CACD 0521)

2:00 PM. The Sunday Feature

The Record Shelf

Jim Svejda talks with Romanian born soprano Angela Gheorghiu (KUSC)

3:00 PM. Young New Zealand

2015 National Concerto Competition

With the Christchurch Symphony/Gemma New

PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No 3 in C Op 26 - Kent Isomura (pno)

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G - Liam Wooding (pno)

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 1 in F# minor Op 1 - Bradley Wood (pno)

SUPPÉ: Light Cavalry, Overture (recorded in the Aurora Centre, Christchurch by RNZ)

5:00 PM. New Horizons

Ten programmes

(8) With William Dart (R Tues 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

BIZET: The Pearl Fishers, an opera in three acts

Leïla................................. Diana Damrau

Nadir................................ Dmitry Korchak

Zurga................................ Nathan Gunn

Nourabad.......................... Nicolas Testé

Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Vienna Radio SO/Jean-Christophe Spinosi (Austrian Radio)

8:05 PM. Straussiana

STRAUSS: Potpourri Overture, from Die Schweigsame Frau - Rotterdam Phil/Jeffrey Tate

Romance in F Op 13 - Arto Noras (cello), Norwegian Radio Orch/Ari Rasilainen

arr Prihoda: An einsamer Quelle Op 9/2; Waltzes, from Der Rosenkavalier - Renaud Capuçon (vln), Frank Braley (pno)

Die Frau ohne Schatten, Symphonic Fantasy Op 65 - Rotterdam Phil/Jeffrey Tate (Warner 2564 63492)

9:00 PM. From the New Zealand Collection

STANLEY: Voluntary in D minor Op 5/8 - James Tibbles (organ of Ponsonby Baptist Church, Auckland) (Atoll ACD 406)

BODY: Three Transcriptions, Long-ge; Ramandriana; Ratshenitsa - New Zealand String Quartet (Rattle RAT D009)

MOZART: Piano Sonata No 15 in F K533 - John Khouri (fpno) (Entr'acte ESCD 6501)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Norfolk Rhapsody No 1 - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.555867)

10:00 PM. Day's End

CPE BACH: Flute Concerto in G Wq169 - Alexis Kossenko (fl/dir), Arte Dei Suonatori (Alpha Alpha 821)

GOUVY: Symphony No 1 in Eb Op 9 - German Radio Phil/Jacques Mercier (CPO 777 381)

11:00 HAYDN: String Quartet in Eb Op 33/2, Joke - Quatuor Mosaïques (Auvidis Astrée E 8569)

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No 10 in G Op 96 - Martin Riseley (vln), Diedre Irons (pno) (Rattle RAT D032)

Monday 27 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

HAYDN: Symphony No 100 in G, Military; Symphony No 101 in D, Clock; Symphony No 59 in A, Fire - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 420 866)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

ALBINONI/GIAZOTTO: Adagio in G minor for strings & organ; HANDEL: Harp Concerto in Bb Op 4/6; CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in G minor Op 6/8; PACHELBEL: Canon & Gigue; BACH: Suite No 2 in B minor BWV1067 - I Musici (Philips 420 718)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

MOZART: Missa in honorem Sanctissimae Trinitas in C K167; Missa brevis in G K140; Missa brevis in D minor K65 - Helen Donath (sop), Annette Markert (contralto), Uwe Heilmann (ten), Andreas Schmidt (bass), Leipzig Radio Choir and SO/Herbert Kegel (Philips 422 264)

3:25 approx - Disc 4

SCHUMANN: Carnaval Op 9; Kinderszenen Op 15; Waldszenen Op 82 - Claudio Arrau (pno) (Philips 420 871)

4:40 approx -Disc 5

RAVEL: Boléro; CHABRIER: España; RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez, Adagio; FALLA: El amor brujo, Feuertanz; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Capriccio espagnol Op 34; GLINKA: Jota aragonesa; FALLA: Three Cornered Hat, Miller's dance and final dance - Various artists (Philips 422 267)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 HANDEL: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon - Albrecht Mayer (ob/dir), Arkadiusz Kropa (ob), Sinfonia Varsovia (DG 476 5681)

BRIDGE: A Sea Idyll - Mark Bebbington (pno) (Somm SOMMCD 082)

SCHUMANN: First movement, Andante espressivo, from String Quartet in A Op 41/3 - Doric String Quartet (Chandos CHAN 10692)

BELLINI: Oboe Concerto in Eb - Diego Dini Ciacci (ob/dir), Padua & Venice Orch (CPO 777 715)

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

SMYTHE: Moto Mojo - Helen Webby (harp) (Ode CD MANU 5144)

MUCZYNSKI: Fragments for woodwind trio - Alexandra Hawley (fl), Gregory Dufford (cl), Rufus Olivier (bsn) (Marco Polo 8.225041)

EINAUDI: I giorni - Daniel Hope (vln), Jacques Ammon (pno), Berlin CO/Simon Halsey (DG 479 0571)

7:00 HUMPERDINCK: Hansel & Gretel, Overture - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 456 576)

SKINNER: Hurricane Set - Nicola Benedetti (vln), Phil Cunningham (accordion), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki), Tony Byrne (gtr), Ewen Vernal (dbass) (Decca 478 6690)

HAYDN: Acide & Galatea, Sinfonia - Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta/Manfred Huss (BIS CD 1818)

TRAD arr Fuglseth: Lova Line - Trio Mediaeval, Birger Mistereggen (jew's harp/perc) (ECM 2003)

CHOPIN: Ballade No 1 in G minor Op 23 - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno) (Decca 466 357)

BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture Op 84 - Berlin Phil/Herbert von Karajan (DG 415 066)

8:00 Beauty Spot: GRANADOS: The maiden & the nightingale, from Goyescas - Alicia de Larrocha (pno) (Decca 411 958)

FIOCCO: Arioso & Allegro - Buzz Newton (euphonium), Wellington Brass Band/David Bremner (Rata RT 028)

RAVEL: Alborada del gracioso, from Miroirs - Philharmonia/Carlo Maria Giulini (EMI 5 62746)

M SCHNEIDER: Walking by flashlight, from Winter Morning Walks - Dawn Upshaw (sop), Australian CO/Richard Tognetti (vln/dir) (ArtistShare AS 0121)

VIVALDI: Four Seasons, Winter - Donald Armstrong (vln/dir), NZSO CO (Atoll ACD 702)

DOHNÁNYI: Festival Overture Op 31 - Hungarian National Phil/Zoltán Kocsis (BMC CD 101)

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

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

MARX: Sinfonia in modo classico - Bochum SO/Steven Sloane (ASV CD DCA 1158)

R CLARKE: Viola Sonata - Philip Dukes (vla), Sophia Rahman (pno) (Naxos 8.557934)

ROTA: Bassoon Concerto - Christopher Millard (bsn), CBC Vancouver Orch/Mario Bernardi (CBC SMCD 5185)

CUI: Orchestral Suite No 2 - Czech-Slovak Radio SO/Robert Stankovsky (Marco Polo 8.223400)

Noon Recent Releases

F COUPERIN: Premier Ordre, La Françoise, from Les Nations - Juilliard Baroque (Naxos 8.573347)

MARENZIO: Con la sua man la mia; Giunto a un bel fonte il trasmutato in fiore - Elena Biscuola (mezzo), La Compagnia del Madrigale (Glossa GCD 922 804)

D SCARLATTI: Keyboard Sonatas, in G Kk260; in D Kk458 - Duanduan Hao (pno) (Naxos 8.573288)

CPE BACH: Symphony in Eb Wq179 - Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/Rebecca Miller (Signum SIGCD 395)

1:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

RODGERS: The Carousel Waltz - Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri (Philips 434 127)

MOZART: Concert aria, Voi avete un cor fedele K217 - Sally Matthews (sop), BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (BBC Music BBC MM 274)

HANDEL: Violin Sonata in G HWV358 - Rachel Barton Pine (vln), David Schrader (hpschd), John Mark Rozendaal (cello) (Cedille CDR 90000 032)

MANCINELLI: Venetian Scenes, Suite - Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia (Naxos 8.573074)

(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

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb Op 83 - Arthur Rubinstein (pno), Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy (rec 1971) (RCA 09026 63071)

4:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

CANTELOUBE: Songs of the Auvergne Set 3 - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), English CO/Jeffrey Tate (Decca 444 995)

K YOUNG: Sonatine - John Mills (gtr) (RNZ)

SCHUBERT arr Grodd: Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D821 - Uwe Grodd (fl), Matteo Napoli (pno) (Naxos 8.570754)

TAVENER: Song for Athene - Nota Bene/Peter de Blois (Nota Bene NB 001)

5:00 ALPAERTS: Capriccio, Merriment - Flemish Radio Orch/Michel Tabachnik (Etcetera KTC 4025)

TRAD arr Crespo: Nobody Knows - German Brass/Enrique Crespo (EMI CDC 7 49170)

SVENDSEN: Last year I was tending the goats - Latvian National SO/Terje Mikkelsen (CPO 777 372)

SCHMITT: Sonatine en trio Op 85 - Emmanuel Pahud (fl), Paul Meyer (cl), Eric Le Sage (pno) (EMI 5 57948)

WHITACRE: The River Cam - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), London SO/Eric Whitacre (Decca 279 6323)

SCHUBERT: Moment musical No 5 in F minor D870 - András Schiff (fpno) (ECM 2425/26)

BERNSTEIN: Candide, Overture - Los Angeles Phil/Leonard Bernstein (DG 427 806)

6:00 DELIUS: A song before sunrise - Hallé Orch/John Barbirolli (EMI CDZ 7 62529)

I CLARKE: Orange Dawn - Alexa Still (fl), Stephen Gosling (pno) (Koch KIC CD 7658)

HANDEL: As steals the morn, from L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato - Lucy Crowe (sop), Mark Padmore (ten), English Concert/Andrew Manze (dir) (Harmonia Mundi HMU 90 7422)

DVORÁK: The Noon Witch Op 108 - Czech Phil/Charles Mackerras (Supraphon SU 4012)

BRAHMS: Die Mainacht Op 43/2 - Marian Anderson (mezzo), Kosti Vehanen (pno) (rec 1936) (Nimbus NI 7895)

POPE: Nightfall in Camp - Colin Clark (tpt), Royal New Zealand Navy Band/Owen Clarke (Royal NZ Navy NAVY 001)

SUPPÉ: Morning, Noon & Night in Vienna, Overture - Franz Bartolomey (cello), Peter Schmidl (cl), Vienna Phil/John Eliot Gardiner (DG 463 185)

7:00 PM. Appointment

Inspector Morse

Real ale and opera are the main consolations for Inspector Morse in the multi-layered ITV series. A few years ago, Morse fan Adrienne Simpson looked at the integrated use of music in the long running whodunit (RNZ)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

Amici Ensemble: Donald Armstrong, Kristina Zelinska, Rebecca Struthers, Malavika Gopal (vlns), Andrew Thomson, Lyndsay Mountfort (vlas), Andrew Joyce, Sophie Williams (cellos)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Two Pieces for string octet Op 11; ENESCU: Octet in C Op 7; MENDELSSOHN: Octet in Eb Op 20 (recorded in St Andrew's on The Terrace, Wellington by RNZ)

9:35 PM. Sempre libera

DONIZETTI: Quel guardo il cavaliere, from Don Pasquale; GOUNOD: Ah! Je veux vivre, from Romeo & Juliet; PUCCINI: Musetta's Waltz song, from La Bohème; VERDI: È strano ... Sempre libera, from La Traviata - Miah Persson (sop), Andrew Staples (ten), Swedish Radio SO/Daniel Harding (BIS SACD)

10:00 PM. Day's End

BACEWICZ: Symphony for string orchestra - Capella Bydgostiensis/Mariusz Smolij (Naxos 8.573229)

RODRIGO: Fantasia para un gentilhombre - Milos Karadaglic (gtr), London Phil/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (DG 481 0652)

MARTINU: Flute Sonata - Jeffrey Khaner (fl), Charles Abramovic (pno) (Avie AV 2219)

NIELSEN: Nine Songs, The wildest time; Often I'm glad; Tonight; Must the flower wither; She has forgotten me; Lower your head, O flower; How sweetly in the summer evening; Sunset; The moon is slowly rising - Academic Choir of Aarhus/Uffe Most (Danacord DACOCD 621)

HILL: String Quartet No 12 in E - Dominion Quartet (Naxos 8.573267)

Tuesday 28 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

GRIEG: Peer Gynt: Suite No 1 Op 46; Suite No 2 Op 55; Four Norwegian Dances Op 35; Old Norwegian Romance Op 51 - English CO, Philharmonia/Raymond Leppard (Philips 420 081)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

JONGEN: Sonata eroica; WILLAN: Introduction, Fugue and Allegro; HINDEMITH: Sonata No 1; REUBKE: Sonata on the 94th Psalm - Gillian Weir (org) (Priory PRCD 751)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

VIVALDI: Lauda Jerusalem RV609; Introduzione al Gloria RV642; Gloria RV589; Laudate pueri RV602; Laudate Dominum RV606 - Margaret Marshall, Felicity Lott (sops), Ann Murray (mezzo), Bergit Finnilä (contralto), John Alldis Choir, English CO/Vittorio Negri (Philips 420 648)

3:30 approx - Disc 4

SCHUBERT: String Quintet in C D956; BEETHOVEN: Cello Sonata in F Op 5/1 - Sándor Vegh, Sándor Zöldy (vlns), Georges Janzer (vla), Wilhelm Kempff (pno), Pablo Casals, Paul Szabo (cellos) (Philips 420 077)

4:45 approx -Disc 5

MOZART: Serenade in Bb K361; Serenade in Eb K375 - Netherlands Wind Ensemble/Edo De Waart (Philips 420 711)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 GLINKA: Summer Night in Madrid, Spanish Overture No 2 - BBC Phil/Vassily Sinaisky (Chandos CHAN 9861)

ELGAR: Sospiri Op 70 - English CO/Julian Lloyd Webber (Naxos 8.573250)

HUMMEL ed Stein: Variations & Coda on O du lieber Augustin - London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley (Chandos CHAN 10374)

ALBÉNIZ trans Marchionda: Córdoba, from Spanish Songs - Stephen Marchionda (gtr) (MDG 903 1739)

RACHMANINOV: Oriental Dance Op 2/2 - Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67376)

TRAD arr Higdon: Amazing Grace - Serafin String Quartet (Naxos 8.559752)

MOZART: Third movement, Presto, from Sinfonia Concertante in Eb K364 - Vilde Frang (vln), Maxim Rysanov (vla), Arcangelo/Jonathan Cohen (Warner 2564 627677)

7:00 SMETANA: The Bartered Bride, Overture - Vienna Phil/James Levine (DG 419 768)

ARBAN: Fantaisie Brillante - Sergei Nakariakov (tpt), Maria Meerovitch (pno) (Warner 2564 65958)

CURTIS: At Twilight - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Campion CAMEO 2055)

BAZZINI: La Ronde des Lutins - Chloë Hanslip (vln), Caspar Frantz (pno) (Naxos 8.570800)

DVORÁK: Slavonic Dance in F Op 46/4 - Royal Phil/Antal Dorati (Decca 417 749)

FRANÇAIX: L'Heure du Berger - Frank-Immo Zichner (pno), Berlin Chamber Ensemble (MDG 603 0557)

8:00 Beauty Spot: MOERAN: Lonely Waters, from Two Pieces for Small Orchestra - Ann Murray (mezzo), English CO/Jeffrey Tate (EMI CDC 7 47945)

OFFENBACH arr Haensch: La Belle Hélène, Overture - Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet (Decca 425 083)

LISZT arr Oistrakh: Valse-Caprice No 6, from Soirées de Vienne after Schubert - Ingolf Turban (vln), Wen-Sinn Yang (cello), Lukas Maria Kuen (pno) (Oehms Classics OC 415)

ROTA: The Legend of the Glass Mountain, from the film The Glass Mountain - Philip Fowke (pno), RTE Concert Orch/Proinnsías O Duinn (Naxos 8.554323)

HUBAY: Maggiolata Op 15/2 - Péter Bársony (vla), Márta Gulyás (pno) (Hungaroton Classic HCD 32626)

IPPOLITOV-IVANOV: An evening in Georgia - Gillian Tingay (harp), members of Fibonacci Sequence (Deux-Elles DXL 1090)

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

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

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

BARBER: Violin Concerto Op 14 - Mikhail Simonyan (vln), London SO/Kristjan Järvi (DG 477 9827)

TANEYEV: String Quartet No 5 in A Op 13 - Carpe Diem String Quartet (Naxos 8.573010)

CHAUSSON: Symphony in Bb Op 20 - Swiss Romande Orch/Marek Janowski (PentaTone PTC 5186 078)

Noon Recent Releases

BRIDGE: Cello Sonata in D minor - Gautier Capuçon (cello), Gabriela Montero (pno) (Warner 2564 61346)

SIBELIUS: Kuolema, incidental music - Pia Pajala (sop), Turku Phil/Leif Segerstam (Naxos 8.573299)

STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite, Finale - BBC National Orch of Wales/Thomas Søndergård (BBC MM 381)

1:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

MYERS: Cavatina, from The Deer Hunter - John Williams (gtr/dir), string orch (Sony MLK 66704)

ADAM: Giselle, Act 2 highlights - Slovak Radio SO/Andrew Mogrelia (Naxos 8.572924)

VIEUXTEMPS: Violin Concerto No 4 in D minor Op 31 - Alexander Markov (vln), Monte Carlo Phil/Lawrence Renes (Erato 0630 17878)

(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

PURCELL: Abdelazer, incidental music - Joy Roberts (sop), Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood (dir) (rec 1976) (Decca 475 529)

BRITTEN: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - London SO/Benjamin Britten (rec 1964) (Decca 417 509)

TALLIS: Why fum'th in fight?, from Nine Tunes from Archbishop Parker's Psalter - Stile Antico (rec 2007) (Harmonia Mundi HMU 80 7463)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis - Sinfonia of London/John Barbirolli (rec 1963) (EMI CDC 7 47537)

4:00 Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

A RITCHIE: Brass Quintet - NZ Chamber Brass (Private)

HOWELLS: By the waters of Babylon - Paul Whelan (bar), David Adams (vln), Alice Neary (cello), Timothy Ravalde (org)/Andrew Nethsingha (Chandos CHAN 10587)

MENOTTI: Introduction, March & Shepherd's Dance, from Amahl & the Night Visitors - New Zealand SO/Andrew Schenck (Koch International 3-7005)

PRUDEN: String Trio - Donald Armstrong (vln), Vyvyan Yendoll (vla), Farquhar Wilkinson (cello) (Kiwi CD SLD 83)

5:00 SAINT-SAËNS: Air & Dance Bacchanale, from Samson & Delilah - Berlin Phil/Gustavo Dudamel (DG 479 0069)

BORODIN: Third movement, Nocturne, from String Quartet No 2 in D - Borodin Quartet (Decca 444 389)

HOLST: Brook Green Suite - English Sinfonia/Howard Griffiths (Naxos 8.570339)

DEBUSSY: Fêtes, from Nocturnes - Los Angeles Phil/Esa-Pekka Salonen (Music & Arts CDR 0896 D)

ANDERSEN: Fantasy on Don Giovanni Op 45/5 - Kyle Dzapo (fl), Matthew Mazzoni (pno) (Naxos 8.572277)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Pas d'action, from Swan Lake - Mincho Minchev (vln), Francisco Gabarro (cello), National Phil/Richard Bonynge (London 443 332)

6:00 SPOLIANSKY arr Lane: Galop, from The Happiest Days of your Life - BBC Concert Orch/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 10543)

NICOLAI: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Overture - London Phil/Franz Welser-Möst (EMI CDC 5 56465)

SCHUBERT: Seligkeit D433 - Malvina Major (sop), Gerald Gover (pno) (EMI 5 56724)

CHAPLIN arr Ogermann: Smile, from Modern Times - Gidon Kremer (vln), Oleg Maisenberg (pno) (Telarc 0630 17222)

BAX: The Happy Forest - Royal Liverpool Phil/John Wilson (Avie AV 2194)

STATHAM: Happy Days; Happy Ending - Ben Hoadley (bsn), Nicola Baker (horn), Puertas Quartet (Atoll ACD 881)

COATES: Joyous Youth - BBC Phil/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 9869)

7:00 PM. Appointment

New Horizons

Ten programmes

(8) With William Dart (RNZ)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

Baroque Voices 20th Birthday Concert

Nicola Edgecombe (sop), Phillip Collins (ten), Robert Oliver (viol), Douglas Mews (hpschd/org/pno), Daniel Becker (electric bass), Baroque Voices/Pepe Becker (sop/dir)

HILDEGARD OF BINGEN: O Euchari; MONTEVERDI: Ch'ami la vita mia; ANON: Nowell, sing we; BODY: Nowell, in the Lithuanian manner; ECCARD: Christ ist erstanden; WILBYE: Draw on, sweet night; MACHAUT: Je ne suis mie certeins; HANDEL: Quel fior che all' alba ride; BACH: Komm, Jesu, komm; TRAD arr Becker: Three Irish Songs, Blacksmith; Female rambling sailor; Galbally farmer; TRAD: Noel, Joseph est bien marié; M-A CHARPENTIER: Kyrie, from Messe pour le Port Royale; LOCKE: I know that my redeemer liveth; ANON: A solis ortus; SMYTHE: A solis ortus; BECKER: Kyrie, from Mass of the False Relation; PURCELL: Lost is my quiet; TRAD: Veni, creator spiritus; BODY: Jibrail; DUFAY: Ave maris stella; HARRIS: Ave maris stella; TRAD Catalonian: Ad mortem; SHORTIS: Five Jisei; BECKER: Remembering now, from Brother Sun, Sister Moon; MONTEVERDI: Tornate; Si, ch'io vorrei morire; SMYTHE: Mortalitatis; BACH: Das ist meine Freude (recorded in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington by RNZ)

10:10 PM. Day's End

RAVEL: Boléro - Berlin Phil/Herbert von Karajan (DG 427 250)

KODÁLY: Peacock Variations, Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song - Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 444 322)

HAYDN: String Quartet in F minor Op 55/2, Razor - Angeles String Quartet (Philips 464 650)

FIBICH: String Quartet No 2 in G Op 8 - Panocha Quartet (Supraphon SU 3470)

Wednesday 29 July 2015

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 with Rick Young

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

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

GRIEG arr B Wallfisch: Elegiac Melodies Op 34, Last Spring; The Wounded Heart - Raphael Wallfisch (cello), London Phil/Vernon Handley (Black Box BBM 1070)

CHOPIN: Etude in A minor Op 25/11, Winter Wind - Terence Judd (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10004)

SVENDSEN: Romance in G Op 26 - Terje Tønnesen (vln/dir), Norwegian CO (Simax PSC 1264)

HOVHANESS: Nocturne Op 20/1 - Yolanda Kondonassis (harp) (Telarc CD 80418)

HANDEL arr Pinnock: Suite in D HWV341 - Alison Balsom (tpt), English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (hpschd/dir) (EMI 4 40329)

7:00 WALLACE: The Amber Witch, Overture - Victorian Opera Orch/Richard Bonynge (Somm SOMMCD 0123)

RAVEL: A la manière de Chabrier; A la manière de Borodine - Michael Endres (pno) (Oehms OC 307)

BRUCH: Ave Maria Op 61 - Han-Na Chang (cello), Philharmonia/Leonard Slatkin (EMI 5 57052)

DEBUSSY: Danse sacrée et danse profane - Emmanuel Ceysson (harp), Paris CO/Thomas Zehetmair (Naïve V 5345)

WAGNER: Shepherd's melody, from Tristan and Isolde - Céline Moinet (cor anglais) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2175)

TCHAIKOVSKY arr Stravinsky: Bluebird pas de deux, from Sleeping Beauty - Bergen Phil/Andrew Litton (BIS SACD 1874)

8:00 Beauty Spot: JEPHCOTT arr Clements: The Blue Nile - Royal Liverpool Phil/Clark Rundell (Nimbus NI 6140)

PONCE: Scherzino mexicano - Milos Karadaglic (gtr) (DG 479 0063)

BRESCIANELLO: Sinfonia in D - Dresden Baroque Orch/Margret Baumgartl (vln/dir) (CPO 777 782)

MENDELSSOHN arr Hermann: Song without Words in D Op 109 - Thomas Albertus Irnberger (vln), Edoardo Torbianelli (pno) (Gramola 98942)

COATES: Footlights, Concert Waltz - London Phil/Barry Wordsworth (Lyrita SRCD 213)

WIENIAWSKI arr Birchall: Scherzo-Tarantelle in G minor Op 16 - Cellophony (Edition Classics EDN 1047)

LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No 1 - Turin RAI Orch/Peter Maag (Arts Archives 43041)

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

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

DUKAS: King Lear, Overture - Württemberg Phil/Fabrice Bollon (Sterling CDS 1074)

VIOTTI: Violin Concerto No 23 in G - Mauro Ranieri (vln), Accademia dei Filarmonici/Aldo Sisillo (Naxos 8.553861)

WEBER: Grand Duo Concertant in Eb Op 48 - Jon Manasse (cl), Jon Nakamatsu (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 80 7618)

DVORÁK: Symphony No 8 in G Op 88 - Czech Phil/Jirí Belohlávek (Decca 478 6757)

Noon Recent Releases

RACHMANINOV: Prelude in G# minor Op 32/12 - Vladimir Feltsman (pno) (Nimbus NI 6148)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor Op 77 - Leonidas Kavakos (vln), Mariinsky Orch/Valery Gergiev (Mariinsky MAR 0524)

MUSSORGSKY: A Night on Bare Mountain - BBC National Orch of Wales/Thomas Søndergård (BBC MM 385)

1:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

WOLF-FERRARI: Intermezzo, from The Jewels of the Madonna - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 99072)

K JENKINS: And the Mother did weep, from Stabat Mater & Adiemus, Songs of Sanctuary - Polyphony/Stephen Layton (DG 479 3232)

RIES: Piano Concerto in C minor Op 115 - Christopher Hinterhuber (pno), Bournemouth SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.572088)

PUCCINI: Che gelida manina, from La Bohème - Jerry Hadley (ten), St Cecilia Academy Orch/Leonard Bernstein (DG 427 034)

HAYDN: Keyboard Sonata No 58 in C HobXVI/48 - Alfred Brendel (pno) (Philips 416 643)

(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

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in A minor Op 132 - Takács Quartet (Decca 470 849)

ABEL: Tempo di menuet con variazioni WKO203 & WKO204; Moderato WKO208 - Susanne Heinrich (vla da gamba) (Hyperion CDA 67628)

4:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

MEYERBEER: Overture; Orgie (Drinking Song, Act 1); Entr'actes, to Acts 2 & 5; Ballet, from Les Huguenots - New Zealand SO/Darrell Ang (Naxos 8.573195)

HURLSTONE: Trio in G minor for clarinet, bassoon & piano - Murray Khouri (cl), Peter Musson (bsn), Stephen Emmerson (pno) (Continuum CCD 1079)

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

5:00 BRIDGE: The Two Hunchbacks - Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Cleobury (Conifer 75605 51327)

ERNST: Rondo Papageno Op 20 - Sherban Lupu (vln), Ian Hobson (pno) (Toccata Classics TOCC 0118)

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

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

CHABRIER orch Mottl: Bourrée fantasque - Serenade Orch/Janos Komives (Koch Schwann 3-1568)

6:00 SUPPÉ: Poet & Peasant, Overture - Royal Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5110)

SCRIABIN: Poems Op 63 - Mikhaïl Rudy (pno) (Calliope CAL 4687)

DELIUS: Spring morning, from Three Small Tone Poems - Royal Scottish National Orch/David Lloyd-Jones (Naxos 8.557143)

FINZI: To a poet a thousand years hence - Brett Polegato (bar), Iain Burnside (pno) (CBC MVCD 1134)

FIBICH: Poem, from At Twilight - Czech Phil/Václav Neumann (Supraphon SU 4058)

GOTTSCHALK: The dying poet - Alan Marks (pno) (Nimbus NI 7045/6)

GLAZUNOV: Lyric Poem - Russian State SO/Valeri Polyansky (Chandos CHAN 9961)

7:00 PM. Appointment

The War That Changed The World

Five programmes

Continuing the series we heard earlier in the year, the BBC visits a further five countries to discuss WWI issues

(5) Jordan: Redrawing the Map of the Middle East

How did World War One change the face of the Middle East? And, how did this seismic and controversial period shape the century to follow? Lyse Doucet presents a public debate from Amman in Jordan, with a panel of experts - in partnership with the British Council.

The programme considers the impact of World War One and how its aftermath still overshadows the political landscape of the Middle East (BBC)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

2014 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival

Seven programmes from one of North America's finest piano music festivals occurring in Kalamazoo, a city just inland from Michigan's west coast

(2) Rafal Blechaecz (pno), Kalamazoo SO/Raymond Harvey

BACH: Partita No 3 in A minor BWV827; MOZART: Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor K491 (recorded in the Chenery Auditorium and Wellspring Theater, Kalamazoo by WFMT)

9:00 PM. In Homage

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

RODRIGO: Invocation & Dance, Homage to Manuel de Falla - Emanuele Buono (gtr) (Naxos 8.573362)

NIELSEN: Homage to Holberg - Palle Knudsen (bar), Ditte Højgaard Andersen, Birgitte Mosegaard Pedersen, Eline Denice Risager, Bolette Bruno Hansen (Muses), Aarhus Cathedral Choir, Danish National Opera Chorus, Vox Aros, Aarhus SO/Bo Holten (Dacapo 8.226079)

PONCE: Sonata romántica, Hommage à Franz Schubert - Norbert Kraft (gtr) (Chandos CHAN 9033)

MERCADANTE: Homage to Bellini - Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia (Naxos 8.573035)

10:00 PM. Day's End

STANFORD: Six Irish Sketches Op 153 - Alberto Bologni (vln), Christopher Howell (pno) (Sheva SH 100)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No 3, Pastoral - Patricia Rozario (sop), Bournemouth SO/Kees Bakels (Naxos 8.550733)

HOVHANESS: Spirit of Trees, Sonata for harp & guitar - Yolanda Kondonassis (harp), David Leisner (gtr) (Telarc CD 80530)

BOCCHERINI: Piano Quintet No 1 in E minor - Patrick Cohen (fpno), Quatuor Mosaïques (Auvidis Astrée E 8518)

Thursday 30 July 2015

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

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)

Friday 31 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

DVORÁK: Concert Overtures, In Nature's Realm; Carnival; Othello; Symphonic Variations Op 78; Scherzo Capriccioso - Royal Phil/John Farrer (ASV CD DCA 794)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

MEDTNER: Piano Concertos, No 2 in C minor Op 50; No 3 in E minor Op 60, Ballade - Geoffrey Tozer (pno), London Phil/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 9038)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

BACH: Violin Partita in D minor BWV1004 with chorales, Auf meinen lieben Gott; Den Tod…; Allemanda; Christ lag in Todesbanden; Corrente; Den Tod niemand zwingen kuunt; Sarabanda; Wo sol lich fliehen hin; Giga; Den Tod…; Ciaccona; Christ lag in Todesbanden; Dein Will gescheh'; Befiehl Du Deine Wege; Jesu meine Freude; Auf meinen lieben Gott; Jesu Deine Passion; In meines Herzens Grunde; Nun lob', mein Seel', den Herren; Den Tod…; Ciaccona for solo violin and four voices after Helga Thoene's analysis; Den Tod… - Hilliard Ensemble, Christoph Poppen (baroque vln) (ECM 1765)

3:25 approx - Disc 4

LISZT: Divertissement on the cavatina I tuoi frequenti palpiti from Pacini's Niobe; THALBERG: Fantasy on themes from Rossini's Moses; WEBER: Concert Piece in F minor Op 79; THALBERG: Fantasia on God Save the Queen; LISZT: Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude, from Harmonies Poétiques et Réligieuses - Steven Mayer (pno) (ASV CD DCA 783)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

Fantasias, Arias and Toccatas by MUDARRA, MILAN, MACQUE, DELL'APRA, FRESCOBALDI and MONTEVERDI - Andrew Lawrence-King (baroque harps) (Hyperion CDA 66518)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 ELGAR: Romance Op 62 - Graham Sheen (bsn), BBC SO/Andrew Davis (Teldec 4509 98436)

MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in Eb Op 81/4 - Emerson String Quartet (DG 477 5370)

SINDING: Evening Mood Op 120 - Henning Kraggerud (vln), Dala Sinfonietta/Bjarte Engeset (Naxos 8.572827)

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

BERLIOZ: Pantomime, from The Trojans - Richard Vieille (cl), Paris Orchestral Ensemble/John Nelson (Virgin VC 5 45646)

FRANCK arr Delsart: Fourth movement, Allegretto poco mosso, from Violin Sonata in A - Jacqueline du Pré (cello), Daniel Barenboim (pno) (EMI 5 65955)

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

7:00 GERSHWIN: Lady, be Good!, Overture - session orch/Eric Stern (Nonesuch 7559 79308)

FALLA arr M Nakariakov: Spanish Dance, from La Vida breve - Sergei Nakariakov (tpt), Alexander Markovich (pno) (Teldec 4509 94554)

ARNOLD: Three Shanties for Wind Quintet - Vega Wind Quintet (LDR LDRC 1002)

STRAVINSKY: Suite No 2 - Bremen German Chamber Phil/Paavo Järvi (PentaTone PTC 5186 046)

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

HOLST ed Matthews: A Winter Idyll - London Phil/David Atherton (Lyrita SRCD 209)

8:00 Beauty Spot: BEETHOVEN: Romance No 2 in F Op 50 - Gil Shaham (vln), Orpheus CO (DG 449 923)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Fantasia on Serbian Themes - Malaysian Phil/Kees Bakels (BIS CD 1477)

BRIDGE: An Irish Melody, The Londonderry Air - Nash Ensemble (Hyperion CDA 68003)

WOLF-FERRARI: Intermezzo & Ritornello, from Il campiello - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10511)

L BOULANGER: D'un Matin de Printemps - Christine Hankin (fl), Timothy Murray (pno) (Dutton CDLX 7193)

BECK: Sinfonia in Eb Op 1/4 - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (Naxos 8.554071)

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

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

HAYDN: String Quartet in C Op 76/3, Emperor - Lindsay String Quartet (ASV CD DCA 1076)

RESPIGHI: Belkis, Queen of Sheba - Philharmonia/Geoffrey Simon (Chandos CHAN 8405)

ALBÉNIZ: Iberia, Book 4 - Miguel Baselga (pno) (BIS CD 1243)

STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra Op 30 - Berlin Phil/Gustavo Dudamel (DG 479 1041)

Noon Recent Releases

RAVEL: Violin Sonata in G - Nikki Chooi (vln), Stephen De Pledge (pno) (Atoll ACD 615)

POULENC: Mass in G - Elora Festival Singers/Noel Edison (Naxos 8.572978)

Q PORTER: String Quartet No 7 - Ives Quartet (Naxos 8.559781)

1:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

VIVALDI: Viola d'amore Concerto in D minor RV395 - Fabio Biondi (vla d'amore/dir), Europa Galante (Virgin 3 95146)

D SCARLATTI: Keyboard Sonatas, in G minor Kk102; in G Kk103 - Scott Ross (hpschd) (Erato ECD 75404)

NIEDERMEYER attr Stradella: Pietà, Signore - David Mueller-Cajar (hn), Tim Emerson (pno) (Private)

MOZART: Piano Concerto No 17 in G K453 - Lang Lang (pno), Vienna Phil/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Sony 88430 82522)

(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

TAVENER: The Protecting Veil - Steven Isserlis (cello), London SO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky (rec 1991) (Virgin VC 7 91474)

HOWELLS: Salve regina - Hannah Partridge (sop), Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/Stephen Layton (rec 2011) (Hyperion CDA 67914)

4:00 Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

CHOPIN: Nocturnes Op 48, No 1 in C minor; No 2 in F# minor - Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ)

DE CASTRO-ROBINSON: A Chaos of Delight III - Harriet Moir (sop), Auckland University Singers/Karen Grylls (Kiwi CD SLD 108)

OFFENBACH: Intermezzo & Barcarolle, from Tales of Hoffmann - Christchurch Symphony/Marc Taddei (Atoll ACD 401)

SCHUBERT: Fantasy in C D934 - Martin Riseley (vln), Diedre Irons (pno) (Rattle RAT D032)

5:00 ROSSINI: The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture - Cleveland Orch/George Szell (EMI 5 75962)

BÁRTOK: Romanian Folk Dances Sz56 - Alain Planès (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2163)

BRUCH: Third movement, Finale, Allegro energico, from Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Op 26 - Sarah Chang (vln), Dresden Phil/Kurt Masur (EMI 9 67004)

BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances, No 5 in G minor; No 6 in D - Philharmonia/Charles Mackerras (Testament SBT 1325)

GLUCK trans Mercz: Dance of the Blessed Spirits, from Orpheus & Euridice - János Bálint (fl), Nóra Mercz (harp) (Naxos 8.550741)

SARASATE: Introduction & Tarantella Op 43 - Maxim Vengerov (vln), Ian Brown (pno) (EMI 5 57916)

WAGNER: Forest Murmurs, from Siegfried - National SO, Washington DC/Antal Dorati (Decca 417 775)

6:00 PURCELL: Fairest isle, from King Arthur - Sara Macliver (sop), Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer (hpschd/dir) (ABC Classics 465 428)

GRAINGER: Green Bushes, Passacaglia on an English folksong - Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Kenneth Montgomery (Chandos CHAN 6542)

CASSADO: Dance of the Green Devil - Maria Kliegel (cello), Raymund Havenith (pno) (Marco Polo 8.223403)

SEREBRIER: Tango in Blue - Barcelona SO/José Serebrier (BIS CD 1175)

CORIGLIANO: The Red Violin Caprices - Philippe Quint (vln) (Naxos 8.559364)

HAWES: Blue in Blue - Hugh Webb (harp), Conventus/Patrick Hawes (Black Box BBM 1081)

LISZT: Nuages gris - Idil Biret (pno) (IBA 8.571281)

STANFORD: The blue bird Op 119/3 - Choir of New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom (Decca 473 168)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Greensleeves - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 426 051)

7:00 PM. Sound Lounge with Ryan Smith

A weekly forum for contemporary music

7:30 Relevant Tones

What is Wandelweiser?

Originally a German musical creation, Wandelweiser is a kind of extreme minimalism that is fast becoming popular with composers around the world. Seth Bousted talks with two of its creators, Jürg Frey and Eva-Maria Houben, about the phenomenal growth of this movement. (WFMT)

8:30 WOMAD 2015

Fanfare Ciocărlia

Balkan band Fanfare Ciocărlia have got a lot of brass and the talent to back it up. The energetic 24-piece band bring their original modern twist to ancient Balkan gypsy traditions. (Recorded at Brooklands Park, New Plymouth by Radio New Zealand)

10:00 Soundtracks from the NZIFF

Ryan Smith looks at music from some of the films showing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival including 808, Seymour: An Introduction and Philip Dadson: Sonics From Scratch.

1:00 New Music Dreams

Surrounded by Sea (album) - Andy Sheppard Quartet
SHEPPARD/BENITA: Tipping Point; ELVIS COSTELLO: I Want to Vanish; TRAD arr Sheppard, Aarset, Benita, Rochford: Aoidh, Na Dean Cadal Idir (Part1); SHEPPARD: Origin of Species; ROCHFORD: They Aren’t Perfect and Neither Am I; SHEPPARD: Medication; TRAD arr Sheppard, Aarset, Benita, Rochford: Aoidh, Na Dean Cadal Idir (Part 2); SHEPPARD: The Impossibility of Silence; I See Your Eyes Before Me, BENITA: A Letter; TRAD arr Sheppard, Aarset, Benita, Rochford: Aoidh, Na Dean Cadal Idir (Part 3); SHEPPARD: Looking For Ornette
Andy Sheppard Quartet

 

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