Music Through the Night keeps you company through the wee hours from midnight to 6.00am.
Celebrating Organ week, in Music Alive we have an organ recital by Richard Apperley and Michael Stewart. As part of their Bach Project, they’ll be performing organ works of J.S. Bach, including the famous Toccata and Fugue in D-minor BWV 565.
As a part of Organ week, in Music Alive we have a British organist Robert Costin performing a wide range of organ favourites in his recital on the Auckland Town Hall Organ.
In Music Alive we have Argentinian pianist Ingrid Fliter performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra under David Lockington. Fliter was awarded the silver medal at the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. She was the fifth recipient of the 2006 Gilmore Artist Award and the first woman to win this award. She was also a New Generation Artist for BBC Radio 3 for the period 2007–2009.
Organist David Briggs performs a programme of delightful romantic organ works transcribed by himself in Music Alive, his performances are acclaimed for their musicality, virtuosity and ability to excite and engage audiences of all ages
Indra Hughes recounts the fascinating stories behind Mozart’s sacred music, including his foreboding Requiem and unfinished Mass in C minor.
Michael Stewart looks at the life and work of Claudio Monteverdi, a composer at the vanguard of the Baroque era.
A Pathway of Song: Richard Nunns plays the many traditional Māori instruments in his collection.
Cervantes' deluded knight and his hapless squire have inspired artists, composers and philosophers ever since the Spanish Golden Age.
Roger Smith tells the story of the Felix Mendelssohn, who, by the age of 14, had a private orchestra which he composed string symphonies for.
Elric Hooper and Des Wilson guide us through the composing career of one of England's more unusual composers.