On Sunday at 9am we introduce the featured composer. Then every weekday morning we play a selection of the composer’s works. The introductory audio is also available on demand.
Charles Pierard reads the sonnet Against that time, if ever that time came in William Shakespeare 450
Natascia and Raffaella Gazzana have a new recording for violin and piano on the ECM label; hear excerpts of it in Recent Releases
Afternoon Requests features saxophonist Jan Garbarek's As seen from above - he performs with violist Kim Kashkashian
Douglas Lilburn's Diversions for Strings is played by the Ithaca College Festival Orchestra in Made in New Zealand
Enjoy our themed Cadenza hour, with excerpts from Shostakovich's Golden Age Suite, Wenzel's O golden dream of youth, Yeghiazarian's Dances of the golden fish and Bax's Golden Eagle
Latest audio items
- Peter Mechen: Eggner Trio Review
- John Kliem: Jazz
- Thomas Hutchinson: NZ Oboist
- Amanda Skoog: RNZB 2015 Season
- Sonnet No 48: How careful was I when I took my way
- Stuart Devenie and Phil Ormsby: Wild Bees
- Florian Eggner & Amihai Grosz: Eggner Trio Tour
- Critic's Chair: Bruckner Symphony No 9
- Sonnet No 47: Betwixt mine eye and heart a league is took
- New Horizons - 14 September 2014
Vote for your favourite classical music, and we will unveil the best loved orchestral works live at the Auckland Town Hall.
"... there is music in the air, music all around us, the world is full of it and you simply take as much as you require.”
Roger Wilson reads some of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's fairy tales.
Drawing on the expertise of a range of reviewers, each week we check out the latest CD releases.
Known for recording rivers and burning pianos, composer Annea Lockwood looks for music in untraditional places.
Apart from the pleasure his music gives, his Rameau's is an inspiration to late starters everywhere.