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Montreal International Musical Competition 2016

Jonathan Swain presents some of the semi-final recitals from the violin category of the 2016 Montreal International Musical Competition.

Jonathan Swain presents some of the semi-final recitals from the 2016 Montreal International Music Competition for Violin.

12:31 AM
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op.13
Bomsori Kim (violin); Philip Chiu (piano)

12:55 AM
Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)
Sonata No. 3 in D minor Op.27 No.3 (Ballade) for violin solo
Bomsori Kim (violin)

1:03 AM
Henryk Wieniawski
Polonaise No. 1 in D major, Op.4, arr. for violin & piano
Bomsori Kim (violin); Philip Chiu (piano)

1:08 AM
Fryderyk Chopin arr.Nathan Milstein
Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.1, arr. for violin and piano
Ji Won Song (violin); Francis Perron (piano)

1:13 AM
Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840)
24 Caprices Op.1 for violin solo (No.11 in C major)
Ji Won Song (violin)

1:17 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Violin Sonata in C minor, Op.30 No.2
Ji Won Song (violin); Francis Perron (piano)

1:43 AM
Jean Papineau-Couture (1916-2000)
Violin Sonata in G (1st movement)
Petterli Iivonen (violin); Philip Chiu (piano)

1:47 AM
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
5 Danses champêtres, Op.106, for violin and piano
Petterli Iivonen (violin); Philip Chiu (piano)

1:55 AM
Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Violin Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op.80
Petterli Iivonen (violin); Philip Chiu (piano)

2:25 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
'Batti, batti, bel Masetto': recit and aria from Act I of Don Giovanni (K.527)
Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Freiburg Barockorchester, René Jacobs (conductor)

2:31 AM
Zelenka, Jan Dismas (1679-1745)
Te Deum in D major, ZWV.146, for chorus and orchestra
Martina Janková (Soprano), Isabel Jantschek (Soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (Contralto), Krystian Adam Krzeszowiak (Tenor), Felix Rumpf (Bass), Dresden Chamber Choir (Choir), Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Václav Luks (Conductor)

3:00 AM
Madetoja, Leevi (1887-1947)
The Ostrobothnians, Suite for Orchestra, Op.52
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jorma Panula (conductor)

3:16 AM
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Quartet No.1 in F major for flute, clarinet, bassoon and horn
Canberra Wind Soloists

3:28 AM
Tallis, Thomas [c.1505-1585]
Loquebantur variis linguis for 7 voices
BBC Singers, Bo Holten (director)

3:33 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Symphony No.22 (H.1.22) in E flat major, 'The Philosopher'
Prima La Musica, Dirk Vermeulen (conductor)

3:49 AM
Pierne, Gabriel (1863-1937)
Etude de concert for piano, Op.13
Paloma Kouider (piano)

3:54 AM
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
Aria 'Di Provenza il mar' - from 'La Traviata'
Gaétan Laperrière (baritone), Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières, Gilles Bellemare (conductor)

3:58 AM
Muffat, Georg (1653-1704)
Toccata Octava in G (Apparatus musico-organisticus, 1690)
Marcel Verheggen (Organ)

4:07 AM
Wagner, Richard [1813-1883]
Prelude to Act 1 - from 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg'
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jirí Belohlávek (conductor)

4:17 AM
Solnitz, Anton Wilhelm (c.1708-c.1752-3)
Sinfonia in A major, Op.3 No.4, for strings and continuo
Musica ad Rhenum

4:31 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Sinfonia in G major, RV.146, for string orchestra
Sinfonia Varsovia, Andres Mustonen (conductor)

4:37 AM
Couperin, François (1668-1733)
Bruit de Guerre
Hungarian Brass Ensemble

4:42 AM
Dütsch, Otto (c.1823-1863)
The Croatian Girl: Overture
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Hannu Koivula (conductor)

4:54 AM
Satie, Erik [1866-1925]
Poudre d'or - waltz for piano
Ashley Wass (piano)

5:00 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Aria "Cara sposa, amante cara" from 'Rinaldo' (Act 1 scene 7)
Graham Pushee (countertenor), Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer (artistic director)

5:10 AM
Martinů, Bohuslav (1890-1959)
La revue de cuisine - suite from the ballet
The Festival Ensemble of the Festival of the Sound

5:25 AM
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907)
Norwegian Dance (Allegro marcato) Op.35 No.1
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Andrew Litton (conductor)

5:31 AM
Traditional, arr. Darko Petrinjak
6 Renaissance Dances
Zagreb Guitar Trio

5:42 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, Op.83
Stephen Kovacevich (piano); Norwegian Radio Orchestra; Stefan Solyom (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sonata no. 1 in A major Op.13 for violin and piano

    Performer: Bomsori Kim. Performer: Philip Chu.
  • Eugène Ysaÿe

    Sonata no. 3 in D minor Op.27`3 (Ballade) for violin solo

    Performer: Bomsori Kim.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise no. 1 in D major Op.4, arr. for violin & piano [orig vln & orch]

    Performer: Bomsori Kim.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in C sharp minor Op.27`1, arr. Milstein for violin and piano

    Performer: Ji Won Song. Performer: Francis Perron. Music Arranger: Nathan Milstein.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    24 Caprices Op.1 for violin solo (no.11 in C major)

    Performer: Ji Won Song.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata in C minor Op.30`2 for violin and piano

    Performer: Ji Won Song. Performer: Francis Perron.
  • Jean Papineau-Couture

    Violin Sonata in G (1st movement)

    Performer: Petteri Iivonen. Performer: Philip Chu.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Danses champetres Op.106 for violin and piano (nos 1 & 2)

    Performer: Petteri Iivonen. Performer: Philip Chiu.
    • CASRC.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sonata no. 1 in F minor Op.80 for violin and piano

    Performer: Petteri Iivonen. Performer: Philip Chu.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    "Batti, batti, bel Masetto" recit and aria from Act I of Don Giovanni (K.527)

    Singer: Rosemary Joshua. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: René Jacobs.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Te Deum in D major, ZWV 146

    Singer: Martina Janková. Singer: Isabel Jantschek. Singer: Wiebke Lehmkuhl. Singer: Krystian Adam Krzeszowiak. Singer: Felix Rumpf. Choir: Dresden Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Václav Luks.
  • Leevi Madetoja

    The Ostrobothnians, Suite for Orchestra (Op.52) (1923)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • FIYLE.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Quartet no 1 in F major for flute, clarinet, bassoon and horn

    Ensemble: Canberra Wind Soloists.
    • AUABC.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Loquebantur variis linguis for 7 voices

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Bo Holten.
    • GBBBC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.22 (H.1.22) in E flat major "The Philosopher"

    Ensemble: Prima la Musica. Conductor: Dirk Vermeulen.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Etude de concert for piano (Op.13)

    Performer: Paloma Kouider.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Aria 'Di Provenza il mar' - from 'La Traviata'

    Singer: Gaetan Laperriere. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Trois‐Rivières. Conductor: Gilles Bellemare.
    • CACBC.
  • Georg Muffat

    Toccata Octava in G (Apparatus musico-organisticus, 1690)

    Performer: Marcel Verheggen.
  • Richard Wagner

    Prelude (Act 1 'Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg')

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • GBBBC.
  • Anton Wilhelm Solnitz

    Sinfonia in A major, Op 3 no 4

    Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum.
    • NLNPB.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Sinfonia in G major RV.146 for string orchestra

    Orchestra: Sinfonia Varsovia. Conductor: Andres Mustonen.
  • François Couperin

    Bruit de Guerre

    Ensemble: Hungarian Brass Ensemble.
    • HUMR.
  • Otto Dütsch

    The Croatian Girl: overture

    Ensemble: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Hannu Koivula.
  • Erik Satie

    Poudre d'or, waltz for piano

    Performer: Ashley Wass.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Aria: Cara sposa, amante cara from Rinaldo (Act 1 Scene 7)

    Singer: Graham Pushee. Orchestra: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
    • AUABC.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    La revue de cuisine - suite from the ballet

    Ensemble: Festival Ensemble of the Festival of the Sound.
    • CACBC.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dance (Allegro marcato) (Op.35 No.1) [orig for piano duet]

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • NONRK.
  • Trad.

    6 Renaissance Dances

    Performer: Darko Petrinjak. Performer: Istvan Romer. Performer: Goran Listes. Music Arranger: Darko Petrinjak. Ensemble: Zagreb Guitar Trio.
    • HRHRT.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 2 (Op.83) in B flat major

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich. Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Stefan Solyom.

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