Dieter Ammann was born in Aarau, in 1962, into a highly musical family. After graduating from high-school, he started his studies at the Academy for Music Education and Church Music in Lucerne; in addition, he passed several semesters at the Swiss...
Le réseau des reprises
Violation for solo cello and ensemble
A Christmas Festival
Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, CBE (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer. He gained a reputation for composing light music, film scores, works for theatre, ballets and symphonies.
Colonel Bogey March, Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist of the Baroque period. He enriched many established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and...
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
John Barry Prendergast, OBE (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011)was an English composer and conductor of film music. He composed the soundtracks for 11 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1987, and also arranged and performed the "James...
Theme, Out of Africa (1985)
Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century; he and Liszt are regarded as Hungary's greatest...
Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion
Violin Concerto No. 1
Violin Concerto No. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Trio in Bb Majoy Op 11 (Clarinet, Cello and Piano)
Hector Berlioz (11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts.
The Shepherd's Farewell, L'enfance du Christ
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim....
Suite from West Side Story
Georges Bizet (25 October 1838 – 3 June 1875), formally Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer, mainly of operas. In a career cut short by his early death, he achieved few successes before his final work, Carmen...
Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (12 November 1833 – 27 February 1887) was a Russian Romantic composer, doctor and chemist. He was a member of the group of composers called The Five (or "The Mighty Handful")...
Pierre Boulez ( born 26 March 1925) is a French composer, conductor, writer, and pianist.
Notations (solo piano version)
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist.
Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM CH was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was one of the central figures of twentieth-century British classical music, and wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from...
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920), also known as Max Karl August Bruch, was a German Romantic composer and conductor who wrote over 200 works, including three violin concertos, the first of which has become a staple...
Anton Bruckner (4 September 1824 – 11 October 1896) was an Austrian composer known for his symphonies, masses, and motets. The first are considered emblematic of the final stage of Austro-German Romanticism because of their rich harmonic language...
Symphony No. 4, Romantic
Symphony No. 5
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was a British comic actor and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp"...
Christmas Concerto (Allegro and Pastorale)
Concerto for Four Horns and Orchestra (London première)
Born in New York in 1936‚ Carl Davis studied composition with Paul Nordoff and Hugo Kauder‚ and with Per Nørgaard in Copenhagen. In 1959 the revue Diversions‚ of which he was co-author‚ won an off-Broadway Emmy and travelled...
Kid Auto Races at Venice
Achille-Claude Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though he himself intensely disliked the term when applied...
Iberia, 1st movement (Par les rues et par les chemins)
Iberia, 2nd movement (Les parfums de la nuit)
Iberia, 3rd movement (Le matin d'un jour de fete)
Deux Arabesques, L. 66
Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra
Antonín Leopold Dvořák (September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer. Following the nationalist example of Bedřich Smetana, Dvořák frequently employed features of the folk musics of Moravia and his native Bohemia...
Sir Edward William Elgar (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934), 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral...
Salut d&39;Amour (Violin and Piano)
A London Symphony
Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (10 August 1865 – 21 March 1936) was a Russian composer of the late Russian Romantic period, music teacher and conductor. He served as director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory between...
Valse No. 2
Born on April 27, 1941 in Chemnitz, Goldmann’s music education began in 1951 when he joined the Dresden Kreuzchor. At age 18, he was awarded a scholarship by the City of Darmstadt to study with Karlheinz Stockhausen (Internationale Ferienkurse...
Fast Erstarrte Unruhe 3
Linie / Splitter 2
Charles-François Gounod was a French composer, known for his Ave Maria as well as his operas Faust and Roméo et Juliette.
Edvard Hagerup Grieg (15 June 1843 – 4 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist.
Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944 – August 6, 2012) was an American composers and conductor. He is one of twelve people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (also known as an EGOT). He is one of ten people to win three or more Oscars...
The Way We Were, The Way We Were (1973)
George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685, Halle – 14 April 1759, London) was a German-born British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos.
'For unto us a child is born', Messiah
Franz Joseph Haydn (31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809), known as Joseph Haydn, was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent of the Classical period. He is often called the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father...
Symphony No. 101, The Clock
Symphony No. 102
Gustav Theodore Holst (21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, famous for his orchestral suite The Planets.
Song of the Night
Engelbert Humperdinck (1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921) was a German composer, best known for his opera Hänsel und Gretel. Humperdinck was born at Siegburg in the Rhine Province and died at the age of 67 in Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg-Western...
'Evening Prayer', Hänsel und Gretel
Overture, Hänsel und Gretel
Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874 – May 19, 1954) was an American modernist composer. He is one of the first American composers of international renown, though his music was largely ignored during his life, and many...
György Sándor Ligeti (May 28, 1923 – June 12, 2006) was a composer of contemporary classical music. Born in Transylvania, Romania, he lived in Hungary before emigrating and becoming an Austrian citizen.
Clocks and Clouds
Sonata for solo cello
Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor and teacher.
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was a late-Romantic Austrian composer and one of the leading conductors of his generation. A Jew, he was born in the village of Kalischt, Bohemia, in what was then the Austrian Empire, now Kaliště...
Das Lied von der Erde
Symphony No. 6
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (Italian: [ˈpjɛːtro anˈtɔːnjo ˈsteːfano masˈkaɲɲi]; 7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria rusticana...
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847) - generally known in English-speaking countries as Felix Mendelssohn - was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.
Overture, Ruy Blas
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptismal name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.
Quintet in C Minor for Oboe and Strings (after String Quintet K. 406)
Symphony No. 39, K543
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (21 March 1839 – 28 March 1881) was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five". He was an innovator of Russian music in the romantic period. He strove to achieve a uniquely Russian musical identity...
Pictures at an Exhibition
Carl August Nielsen (9 June 1865 – 3 October 1931) is widely recognized as Denmark's greatest composer, and is also recognized as being a skilledconductor and a violinist.
Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments
Symphony No. 3, Sinfonia espansiva
Symphony No. 6, Sinfonia semplice
Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter...
Arvo Pärt (born 11 September 1935) is an Estonian classical composer and a composer of sacred music. Since the late 1970s, Pärt has worked in a minimalist style that employs his self-invented compositional technique, tintinnabuli. His...
Robert Lucas Pearsall (14 March 1795 – 5 August 1856) was an English composer.
In dulci jubilo
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (23 April 1891 – 5 March 1953) was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor who mastered numerous musical genres and is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. His best-known works are the...
Overture on Hebrew Themes Op. 34
Symphony No. 5
Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov (1 April 1873 – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninov is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives...
Cello and Piano Sonata in G minor Op.19
Piano Concerto No. 2 (1st Movement)
Symphony No. 1
Vocalise (Cello and Piano)
Love (with film)
Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, orchestral and instrumental textures and effects. Along with Claude Debussy, he was one of the most prominent figures associated...
Daphnis et Chloé (complete)
Maria Wiegenlied (Virgin's Slumber Song)
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (18 March 1844 – 21 June 1908) was a Russian composer, and a member of the group of composers known as The Five.
Dance of the Tumblers' from The Snow Maiden
Piano Quintet in B Flat Major
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals. He also composed music for films and television. He is best known for his songwriting partnerships...
Climb Ev'ry Mountain, The Sound of Music (1965)
Something Wonderful, The King and I (1956)
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some instrumental and piano pieces.
Overture, William Tell
John Milford Rutter CBE (born 24 September 1945) is a British composer, conductor, editor, arranger and record producer, mainly of choral music.
O Holy Night
Sans Day Carol
Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns was a French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist of the Romantic era. He is known especially for The Carnival of the Animals, Danse macabre, Samson and Delilah (Opera), Piano Concerto No. 2, Cello Concerto...
Bacchanale, Samson and Delilah
Romance Op 67 in E (French Horn and Piano)
Esa-Pekka Salonen, born June 30, 1958 in Helsinki, is a Finnish orchestral conductor and composer.
Mania for solo cello and ensemble
Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer.
String Trio in B Flat Major, D. 471
Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856), sometimes known as Robert Alexander Schumann, was a German composer, aesthete and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most representative composers of the Romantic...
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (25 September 1906 – 9 August 1975) was a Soviet Russian composer and pianist and a prominent figure of 20th-century music.
Symphony No. 8
Jean Sibelius (8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957) was a Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity.
Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.
Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), also known as Johann Baptist Strauss or Johann Strauss, Jr., the Younger, or the Son (German: Sohn), was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed...
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (7 June 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian, and later French and American composer, pianist and conductor. He is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.
Elegy for JFK
Fanfare for a New Theatre, for two trumpets
In Memoriam Dylan Thomas
Jeu de Cartes
Les Cinq Doigts, for piano
Pastorale, for violin and piano
Scènes de ballet
Septet, for clarinet, horn, bassoon, violin, viola, cello and piano
Suite italienne (from Pulcinella), for violin and piano
Trois mouvements de Petrouchka
Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra
Duo Concertant for Violin and Piano
Introitus (T S Eliot in Memoriam)
Octet for Wind Instruments
Sonata for Two Pianos
Song of the Nightingale
Suite from Histoire du soldat, for violin, clarinet and piano
Suite Italienne for Violin and Cello
Suite, The Firebird (1945)
Symphonies of Wind Instruments, 1947 revision
Symphony in Three Movements
Three Pieces for Clarinet
Three Pieces for String Quartet
Two Poems by Paul Verlaine
CONCERTO MOVEMENTS, to be performed by the Competition First Prize Winner: selected from Dvorak Concerto, Lalo Symphonie espagnole (excluding 4th movement), Mendelssohn Concerto, Prokofiev Concerto No. 1
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 – 6 November 1893), anglicised as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a choral setting of The Russian Orthodox...
Swan Lake (excerpts)
Final Scene, Eugene Onegin
Letter Scene, Eugene Onegin
The Nutcracker (excerpts)
Polonaise, Eugene Onegin
Waltz, Eugene Onegin
Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958), OM, was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music and film scores.
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
O little town of Bethlehem
A London Symphony
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. Some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture – such as "La donna è mobile"...
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741), nicknamed il Prete Rosso ("The Red Priest") because of his red hair, was an Italian Baroque composer, Catholic priest, and virtuoso violinist, born in Venice.
One of The Four Seasons, to be performed and directed by Junior Section Competition winner
Sir William Turner Walton OM (29 March 1902 – 8 March 1983) was an English composer. During a sixty-year career, he wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from film scores to opera. His best-known works include Façade...
We wish you a merry Christmas
Franz Waxman (24 December 1906 – 24 February 1967) - born Franz Wachsmann - was a German and American composer of Jewish descent, known primarily for his work in the film music genre. His film scores include...
Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber (18 or 19 November 1786 – 5 June 1826) was a German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic, one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school.
Weber's operas Der...
There are few conductors of choral music who have achieved higher levels of recognition or acclaim than Sir David Willcocks. For over 30 years, as conductor of the Bach Choir and director of the Royal College of Music, he has achieved a standard of...
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in cinematic history, including the Star Wars saga, Jaws...
Flying Theme & Finale, E.T. (1982)