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John Toal eases listeners into the afternoon with a mix of popular classical music, news, reviews and interviews with local and touring performers.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Moderato (finale) from Carmen Fantasy, Op.25

    Performer: Sarah Chang. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Plácido Domingo.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz from Sleeping Beauty

    Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Performer: Riccardo Muti.
  • Bryn Terfel, Neil Martin, London Symphony Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth


  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

    Performer: Piers Lane. Music Arranger: Myra Hess.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Queen of the Night Aria from The Magic Flute

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Gottenberg Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Edward Gardner.
  • John Rutter

    A Gaelic Blessing

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers. Performer: City of London Sinfonia. Performer: John Rutter.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Braziliera from Scaramouche

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
  • Tommaso Giordani

    Caro mio ben (O gentle maid, hear now my sighs)

    Performer: Dennis O'Neill. Performer: Ingrid Surgenor.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Montagues and Capulets from Romeo and Juliet

    Performer: Riccardo Muti. Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra.
  • Manning Sherwin/Eric Maschwitz

    A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

    Performer: Coleraine High School Choir. Performer: Richard McCreery.
  • Bruch

    Finale from Violin Concerto in G minor

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Gewandhausorchester. Performer: Riccardo Chailly.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Praeludium from the Holberg Suite

    Performer: Oslo Camerata. Performer: Stephan Barratt-Due.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Scherzo for orchestra, Op. 1

    Performer: State Symphony Orchestra of the Ministry of Culture of the USSR. Performer: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavane pour une infante defunte

    Performer: Maurice Ravel.
  • Florent Héau, Orchestre Symphonique Français & Laurent Petitgirard

    Dance Prelude No. 1

  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No. 24 in A minor

    Performer: Midori.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Cadenza (Lucia di Lammermoor, Act 1, Scene 2)

    Performer: Richard Allen.
  • Moore

    Silent, O Moyle

    Performer: Richard Allen.
  • Sphor

    Fantasie in C minor, Op.35

    Performer: Richard Allen.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Leichte Kavallerie: Overture

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Herbert von Karajan.