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21 February 2019

Rick Young presents afternoon music to get you from A to B

WAGNER: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Prelude - Royal Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 448 155)

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

FAURÉ: Piano Quintet No 1 in D minor Op 89 (2) - Domus, Anthony Marwood (vln) (Hyperion CDA 66766)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Capriccio Italien - Berlin Phil/Seiji Ozawa (DG 427 354)

MENDELSSOHN: On wings of song - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), St Paul's Cathedral Choir, English CO/Barry Rose (Philips 420 819)

4.00

RIES: Piano Concerto in D Op 120, Pastoral (3) - Christopher Hinterhuber (pno), Bournemouth SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.572088)

BRAHMS: Symphony No 3 in F Op 90 (3) - New Zealand SO/Victor Yampolsky (KIWI CD SLC 215)

DEBUSSY orch Busser: Petite Suite (2) - Quebec SO/Yoav Talmi (Atma SACD 2 2377)

VIEUXTEMPS: Violin Concerto No 5 in A minor Op 37, Grétry - Kyung-Wha Chung (vln), London SO/Lawrence Foster (Decca 448 128)

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

RACHMANINOV arr Kocsis: Vocalise Op 34/14 - Alexander Gavrylyuk (pno) (PIANO CLASSICS PCL 0037)

5.00

SCHUMANN: Piano Quintet in Eb Op 44 (1) - Marc-André Hamelin (pno), Takács Quartet (HYPERION CDA 67631)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 2 in D Op 36 (4) - Royal Flemish Phil/Philippe Herreweghe (PENTATONE PTC 5186 314)

CHOPIN: Waltz in Eb Op 18, Grande valse brillante - Terence Dennis (pno) (RNZ UB40)

DVORÁK: String Quartet No 11 in C Op 61 (2) - Talich String Quartet (Calliope CAL 5617)

WEBER: Der Freischütz, Overture - New Zealand SO/Antoni Wit (Naxos 8.570296)

ELGAR: In Moonlight, from In the South, Alassio - James Boyd (vla), Piers Lane (pno) (EMI CD EMX 2229)

PORPORA: Giusto Amor, tu che m'accendi, from Gli orti esperidi - Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Sol Gabetta (cello), Andrés Gabetta (violin/Dir), Cappella Gabetta (Decca 4832473)

6.00

BRAHMS orch Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor Op 25 (4) - Sydney SO/Edo de Waart (ABC Classics 454 515)

BACH: Rondo in D minor Wq61/4 - Mikhail Pletnev (pno) (DG 459 614)

STATHAM: Happy Days - Puertas Quartet (Atoll ACD 881)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in F minor D935/1 - John O'Conor (pno) (TELARC CD 80337)

22 February 2019

Rick Young presents afternoon music to get you from A to B

LECLAIR: Violin Concerto in D minor Op 7/1 (3) - Simon Standage (vln/dir), Collegium Musicum 90 (Chandos CHAN 0589)

CHOPIN: Introduction & Polonaise brillante in C Op 3 - Zuill Bailey (cello), Simone Dinnerstein (pno) (DELOS DE 3326)

H WOOD: Fantasia on British Sea songs, excerpts - David Bremner (euphonium), Ashley Brown (cello), Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra/Miguel Harth-Bedoya

DVORÁK: Scherzo capriccioso Op 66 - BBC SO/Jirí Belohlávek (WARNER 2564 63235)

SCHUBERT: Violin Sonatina in D D384 - Wilma Smith (vln), Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ UA64)

4.00

VIVALDI arr Leppard: Concerto in C for two trumpets RV537 - Wynton Marsalis (tpt), English CO/Raymond Leppard

RAVEL: Alborada del Gracioso, from Miroirs - Lixin Zhang (piano) (Rattle RATD084)

BIZET: Carmen Suite No 1 - Detroit SO/Paul Paray (MERCURY 434 321)

GERVAISE: Allemandes - Piffaro/Joan Kimball, Robert Wiemken (dirs) (Archiv 447 107)

HOLST: A Moorside Suite - North Texas Wind Symphony/Eugene Migliaro Corporon (GIA Publications CD655)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio No 5 in D Op 70/1, Ghost (3) - Ogen Trio (OGEN OG 0010)

5.00

ALFVÉN: Symphony No 1 in F minor Op 7 (3) - Stockholm Phil/Neeme Järvi (Brilliant Classics 8974)

BACH arr Yang: Violin Concerto in E BWV1042 (1) - Xuefei Yang (gtr), Elias String Quartet (EMI 6 79018)

WAGNER: Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 448 155)

NORTON: Sonatina (3) - Carol Hohauser (fl), Karen Spiegel-Neumann (pno) (RNZ UA06)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Oboe Concerto in A minor (1) - Ruth Bolister (ob), Elgar CO/Stephen Bell (ASV CD DCA 1173)

MOZART: Porgi amor, from The Marriage of Figaro - Sylvia McNair (sop), ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 446 712)

SINDING: Rustle of Spring - Christian Ihle Hadland (pno) (Naxos 8.572255)

6.00

SAINT-SAËNS: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso Op 28 - Sarah Chang (vln), Philadelphia Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch (EMI CDC 5 55026)

HAYDN: Symphony No 102 in Bb (3) - Orpheus CO (DG 429 218)

RACHMANINOV: Etudes-tableaux Op 33, No 1 in F minor - Hélène Grimaud (pno) (teldec 8573 84376)

GRIEG: Holberg Suite - Moscow Soloists/Yuri Bashmet (RCA RD 60368)

BRUCKNER: Symphony No 6 in A (3) - New Zealand SO/Georg Tintner (Naxos 8.553453)