J.S. Bach (55)
Richard Strauss (43)
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.
22nd September 2018 : David W
Sibelius: Symphony no. 4 in A minor op. 63
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Colin Davis
15th September 2018 : Éamon
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Vienna Boys' Choir, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Remembering Leonard Bernstein's Centenary
1st September 2018 : Ken (Theme: Honouring Leonard Bernstein)
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Video recording of performance recorded in 1976. 25th August was the centenary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein.
18th August 2018 : Séamus
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis op. 123: Sanctus, Bendtictus, Agnus Dei
Helena Juntunen (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Paul Groves (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), London Philharmonic Choir, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Colin Davis
Video recording of BBC Proms performance on 4th September 2011
11th August 2018 : Éamon
Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Song op. 25
Earl Wild (piano), New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi
Dohnányi: Concert Etudes op. 28: Capriccio in F minor
Earl Wild (piano)
4th August 2018 : Jim
Beethoven: Symphony no. 8 in F major op. 93
Philharmonie Zuidnederland conducted by Kevin John Edusei
Video recording of performance in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw on 3rd December 2017.
21st July 2018 : Tom F
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra
Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by William Steinberg
On Blu-ray Pure Audio. Recording dates from 1971.
14th July 2018 : July Concert 2018 (Theme: For Bastille Day)
Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chénier (complete opera)
Jonas Kaufmann, Eva-Marie Westbroek, Zeljko Lucic etc, Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden conducted by Antonio Pappano
Peadar's Concert programme choice. On DVD. 2015 production by David McVicar.
7th July 2018 : Ken
Shostakovich: Sonata for Violin and Piano op. 134
Isabelle Faust (violin), Alexander Melnikov (piano)
23rd June 2018 : Séamus (Theme: Remembering Tony Kearney)
Verdi: 'La traviata': Excerpts from Acts I and II of opera
Maria Callas, Giuseppe di Stefano, Ettore Bastianini, Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala Milan conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini
Live recording from opening night of 1955 La Scala season.
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