Most chosen *
J.S. Bach (61)
Richard Strauss (45)
Less chosen *†
Ina Boyle (5)
Victor Herbert (5)
Johann Strauss (5)
Reynaldo Hahn (6)
* Results may be skewed by the fact that musical items are listed individually in the database (e.g. individual Schubert songs).
† Composers with 5 to 10 entries are shown here. Several others have been chosen fewer times, including a long list with only one entry. Rather than include those once-onlys here, you can use this link to view/download a PDF which shows them.
9th January 2021 : Dermot
Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel
Alex Knight (baritone), Eroica Ensemble conducted by Toby Thatcher
YouTube video. Filmed in Verbruggen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music on 18th August 2012.
Walton: Façade: Tango-Pasodoble, Black Mrs Behemoth
Barbara Hannigan (reciter), Simon Rattle (conductor & reciter), Members of the Berlin Philharmonic
YouTube Video. Recorded at the Berlin Philharmonie on 15th December 2012.
2nd January 2021 : Jim
Nikolai Medtner: Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor op. 5 (1901-03)
12th December 2020 : Roy
J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio BWV.248: Part V
Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano), Christoph Genz (tenor), Dietrich Henschel (bass-baritone), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Via YouTube. Recording of the inaugural performance of the "Pilgrimage", in the Herderkirche, Weimar, December 1999.
5th December 2020 : David W
Julius Röntgen: Cello Concerto no. 2 in G minor
Gregor Horsch, Netherlands Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Porcelijn
28th November 2020 : Séamus
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A major op. 16
Julia Fischer, Junge Deutsche Philharmonie conducted by Matthias Pintscher
On DVD. Recorded in the Alte Oper in Frankfurt on New Year's Day 2008 during a concert in which Julia Fischer was soloist on both violin (Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 3) and piano (the Grieg).
21st November 2020 : Éamon
Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major op. 101
Beethoven: Rondo alla Ingharese quasi un capriccio in G major op. 129 ('Rage over a Lost Penny')
Grigory Sokolov (piano)
Recorded live in Verona in March 1991. Commemorating Grigory Sokolov's 70th birthday (18th April 2020) and Beethoven-Jahr 2020.
14th November 2020 : Ken
Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs): 2nd & 3rd movements
Zofia Kilanowicz (soprano), Polish National Radio Orchestra Katowice conducted by Antoni Wit
YouTube video of performance marking the 30th anniversary of the composition, recorded in the presence of the composer. 12th November was the 10th Anniversary of Gorecki's death.
7th November 2020 : Dermot
Poulenc: Concerto in G minor for Organ, Timpani and Strings
Iveta Apkalna, hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony) conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada
Video recording of performance in the Alte Oper Frankfurt on 22nd November 2019
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A total of 331 composers have featured on the Presentations list