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Most chosen *

Beethoven (85)

Schubert (67)

J.S. Bach (66)

Mozart (63)

Mahler (52)

Richard Strauss (48)

Brahms (45)

Schumann (42)

Verdi (42)

Wagner (37)

Less chosen *†

Bruch (5)

Byrd (5)

Philip Glass (5)

Gluck (5)

Victor Herbert (5)

Hindemith (5)

Lutoslawski (5)

Ó Riada (5)

Rimsky-Korsakov (5)

Johann Strauss (5)

Szymanowski (5)

Various (5)

Weinberg (5)

Ina Boyle (6)

Franck (6)

Gorecki (6)

Reynaldo Hahn (6)

Mussorgsky (6)

Pergolesi (6)

Pärt (6)

Rossini (6)

Suk (6)

John Williams (6)

Bizet (7)

Dohnányi (7)

John F. Larchet (7)

Monteverdi (7)

Offenbach (7)

Pfitzner (7)

Schoenberg (7)

Weber (7)

Bartok (8)

Bellini (8)

Poulenc (8)

Smetana (8)

Grieg (9)

Stanford (9)

Vivaldi (9)

Fauré (10)

Janacek (10)

Nielsen (10)

* 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.



Recent Presentations

6th August 2022 : Roy

Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 19 in F major K.459

Murray Perahia, English Chamber Orchestra

Recorded 21 September 1983

30th July 2022 : July Concert 2022

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31 (1943)

Eamonn Mulhall (tenor), Alessio Allegrini (horn), MACH Orchestra conducted by Diego Matheuz

Dermot's first item in first part of Concert programme. YouTube video. Recorded during the Festival Musica sull’ Acqua in Colico, Italy (date unknown).

Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F major op. 75 (1811)

Sergio Azzolini, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra conducted by Christian Zacharias

Dermot's second item in first part of Concert programme. YouTube video. Concert dates from 11th January 2005.

Weber: 'Der Freischütz' op. 77 : Huntsmen’s Chorus from Act III of Opera

Chorus and Orchestra of Hamburg Opera conducted by Leopold Ludwig

Dermot's third item in first part of Concert programme. YouTube video. Recorded in 1968.

Stenhammar: Serenade in F major op. 31 (1911-13, revised 1919)

Gothenburg Symphony conducted by Herbert Blomstedt

Jim's (second-half) contribution to Concert programme. Recorded at public performances at the Gothenburg Concert Hall in June 2014. BIS recording, released in November 2018. 7th February 2021 was the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. 8th July was Herbert Blomstedt's 95th birthday.

23rd July 2022 : Éamon

Franck: Prelude, Chorale and Fugue in B minor op. 21

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

Franck: Prelude, Fugue and Variations in B minor op. 18 (trans. Harold Bauer)

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

The 200th anniversary of César Francks's birth is on 10th December

9th July 2022 : Séamus

Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 in A minor op. 56 ('Scottish')

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra conducted by Herbert Blomstedt

25th June 2022 : Ken (Theme: Four gay composers for Pride Day)

Ethel Smyth: The Wreckers: Overture

BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo

Barber: Violin Concerto: II. Andante

Gil Shaham, London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn

Bernstein: Mass: A Simple Song

René Fleming (soprano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andreas Delfs

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings: IV. Finale (Tema russo). Andante – Allegro con spirito

Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner

18th June 2022 : Éamon

Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Act I Prologue (Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey); Siegfried's Funeral March and Finale (Act III Scenes 2 and 3)

Cleveland Orchestra conducted by George Szell

1968 recording. 27th June is the 125th anniversary of George Szell's birth.

11th June 2022 : Tom F

Bernstein: 'Candide': Selections from operetta (final revised version 1989)

Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Adolph Green, Nicolai Gedda, Della Jones, Kurt Ollmann, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Leonard Bernstein

YouTube video recording of a concert performance in the Barbican in December 1989

28th May 2022 : Dermot

Debussy: La Mer

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink

YouTube video. Recording of performance in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw in March 2009.




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