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  • The Critic's Choice brings you top choices from leading overseas music magazines

  • Pianist Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989) is our feature artist in Vintage Years - hear recordings from as early as 1928

  • Dave Bremner hosts Brilliant Brass: in this edition he features American trumpeter Allen Vizzutti, the Chicago Symphony brass section, and talks to NZ composers John and Anthony Ritchie

  • Opera on Sunday from the Met Opera is an English translation of the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

  • The Works has soprano Renée Fleming as soloist in a recording of Ravel's Shéhérazade, with the Radio France Philharmonic under Alan Gilbert

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