Music Through the Night keeps you company through the wee hours from midnight to 6.00am.
Australia’s Goldner Quartet with Piers Lane perform the world première of Gareth Farr’s Te Tai-O-Rehua, Elgar’s Piano Quintet in A minor and Schubert’s String Quartet D810 Death and the Maiden on Music Alive
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simone Young performs on Music Alive, a work by Mozart and Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony
The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has released a new album, Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics. In New Horizons, William Dart has a listen to this and a number of great songs from her back catalogue
Opera on Sunday is an early Verdi opera, I Due Foscari which has been largely forgotten, having enjoyed only sporadic revivals since its positive critical reception in 1844
This concert on Music Alive features Mahler’s Second Symphony performed by Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Youth Orchestra with soprano Amanda Atlas, mezzo Bianca Andrew and the Christchurch City Choir
Latest audio items
- Peter Kooij
- Simon Romanos
- Katherine Dienes-Williams
- Sonnet No 92: But do thy worst to steal thyself away…
- Lend Me Your Ears
- Lend Me Your Ears
- Roger Boyce: Artist
- Gunter Herbig: Classical Guitar
- Helen Polglase and Graham McPhail: NZ Barok
- Sonnet No 91: Some glory in their birth, some in their skill…
The host of this year’s Settling The Score live concert, Wallace Chapman, shares his thoughts on a mix tape made for him by Radio New Zealand Concert.
Highlights from the Big Sing Secondary Schools Choir Festival National Finale held earlier this year in Auckland.
Listen to a fascinating array of interviews, concert recordings and documentaries about the great composer.
Vote for your favourite classical music, and we will unveil the best loved orchestral works live at the Auckland Town Hall.
Illustrated introductions to major pieces from the classical repertoire.