Opera lays claim to Sunday evenings from 6 o’clock.
Elric Hooper and Des Wilson wonder at the extraordinarily versatile life of Peter Ustinov in Appointment
In Appointment mezzo-soprano Sarah Castle talks with Kate Lineham before her up-coming role in Rossini’s La Cenerentola
The Auckland Philharmonia brings us another celebrity violinist in Music Alive, Sarah Chang, playing pieces by Smetana, Dvořák, Bizet and Ravel
Forgotten Kiwi songs of World War One, recorded for the first time. A musical record of people’s hopes and fears, sense of duty, loss and remembrance.
We explore the adaptation of Louis Braille’s six-dot reading and writing system for the blind to represent the language of music.
A pianist of outstanding technique and insight, who was enjoying a successful international career, Richard Farrell died in a car crash in 1958 at the age of just 31.
Jack Body's composition 'Songs & Dances of Desire' entwines the life of Bizet's opera character with the story of one of NZ's notable characters, Carmen Rupe.
This month's take-home music is 'Le Tombeau de Couperin for two marimbas' composed by Maurice Ravel, arranged by Guldborg, live at the Auckland Town Hall.
Musicologist Samantha Owens introduces us to the German immigrants who were contributing to NZ's youthful music scene in the early 20th century.