Most chosen *
J.S. Bach (66)
Richard Strauss (49)
Less chosen *†
Philip Glass (5)
Victor Herbert (5)
Ó Riada (5)
Johann Strauss (5)
Ina Boyle (6)
Reynaldo Hahn (6)
John Williams (6)
John F. Larchet (7)
* 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.
3rd December 2022 : Séamus
Sibelius: Symphony no. 5 in E flat major op. 82
Chamber Orchestra of Europe conducted by Paavo Berglund
On DVD. Recorded live in Finlandia Hall at the Helsinki Festival on 23-25 August 1998.
26th November 2022 : Tom F
Nielsen: Symphony no. 5 op. 50
Danish National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Fabio Luisi
Recording released in October 2022
19th November 2022 : Roy (Theme: Music for St Ceclilia's Day – 22nd November)
Purcell: Welcome to all the Pleasures Z.339 (1683)
Taverner Consort, Choir & Players conducted by Andrew Parrott
Handel: Concerto Grosso in C major HMV.318 ('Alexander's Feast', 1736)
The English Concert conducted by Trevor Pinnock
12th November 2022 : November Concert 2022
Bruckner: Mass in D minor
Joan Rodgers (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (contralto), Keith Lewis Lewis (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass), James O'Donnell (organ), Corydon Singers and Orchestra conducted by Matthew Best
David W's first-half contribution to Concert programme. From Hyperion CD recorded in 1993.
Hans Rott: Symphony No. 1 in E major
Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France conducted by Constatin Trinks
Ken's second-half contribution to Concert programme. YouTube video recorded on 13th April 2018 in the Auditorium of the Maison de la Radio in Paris.
22nd October 2022 : Séamus
Richard Strauss: 'Salome' (Tableau 3 of Opera)
Catherine Malfitano, Bryn Terfel etc, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi
On DVD. Stage Production by Luc Bondy. 1997 recording.
8th October 2022 : David W
Moeran: Violin Concerto (1942)
Lydia Mordkovitch, Ulster Orchestra conducted by Vernon Handley
1st October 2022 : Dermot
Elgar: Sea Pictures
Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), London Symphony Orcchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
John Ireland: Sea Fever
Bryn Terfel (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
24th September 2022 : Jim
Wagner: 'Tristan und Isolde' – Act II Scene II from 'O sink hernieder' to 'Rette dich, Tristan' & Liebestod (Conclusion of Opera – 'Mild und leise')
Birgit Nilsson, Wolfgang Windgassen, Christa Ludwig, Eberhard Waechter, Bayreuther Festspielorchester conducted by Karl Böhm
Live recording from the 1966 Bayreuth Festival
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A total of 342 composers have featured on the Presentations list