Live and recorded concerts from New Zealand and around the world.
In New Horizons, William Dart looks at two new local releases from Anika Moa and SJD
Our Opera on Sunday in Massenet's most popular opera, Manon
On Music Alive we have Peter Scholes conducting the Auckland Chamber Orchestra with John Chen on piano, playing works from Vasks, Shostakovich, Copland and Britten
On Music Alive the New Zealand String Quartet with James Campbell on clarinet play pieces from Mozart and Margetic, and then we have the last three entries by our young composers
A wartime double bill tonight in Appointment and Music Alive as the Anzac Day centenary draws near
Musicologist Samantha Owens introduces us to the German immigrants who were contributing to NZ's youthful music scene in the early 20th century.
Illustrated introductions to major pieces from the classical repertoire.
The story of the Voyager Golden Records.
From the use of pianola to the precise opening of Bolero, musicologist Amber Read guides us through the music of French composer Maurice Ravel.
Indra Hughes presents an overview of Beethoven's five Piano Concertos which are being performed by pianist Freddy Kempf and the NZSO around Aoteroa at the moment.
An introduction to Edvard Grieg, touching on the famous works while encouraging us to explore some of the lesser-known gems.