Music Through the Night keeps you company through the wee hours from midnight to 6.00am.
Composer of the Week includes Annea Lockwood's World Rhythms for tape and gong; and Duende, a collaboration with baritone Thomas Buckner
To mark the anniversary of Shakespeare's birth, each morning at 10am we're playing a sonnet read by a New Zealander in William Shakespeare 450
The Emerson String Quartet play Shostakovich's String Quartet No 2 in A Op 68 in The Works
Afternoon Requests includes recordings of the recorder player Maurice Steger, mezzo Jurgita Adamonyte, and the Baden Orchestra of Plucked Instruments
Pianist Mitsuko Uchida is in CD Masters playing Mozart's Fantasia in D minor K397 and Debussy's Etudes; both recordings from the 1980s
Latest audio items
- John Amis Composer Portraits - Igor Stravinsky
- Erin Banks and Richard Dey
- Critic's Chair: Lars-Erik Larsson Orchestral Works Vol. 1
- Euan Murdoch: Chamber Music NZ
- Grant Bartley and Matthew Everingham
- Elizabeth Kerr: Doric String Quartet Review
- Jonathan King: REALTi
- Larry Keigwin: Choreographer
- Anneke Scott: Natural Horn player
- Dean Sky-Lucas: Lexus Songquest review
Soprano Isabella Moore won the 2014 Lexus Song Quest over the weekend. Find out more about her and the competition here.
A Pathway of Song: Richard Nunns plays the many traditional Māori instruments in his collection.
An introduction to Edvard Grieg, touching on the famous works while encouraging us to explore some of the lesser-known gems.
Musicologist Samantha Owens introduces us to some of the working German musicians who visited to our shores from the 1850s up until the outbreak of World War I.
"... there is music in the air, music all around us, the world is full of it and you simply take as much as you require.”
Kate Mead hosts a weekly forum for contemporary music.
The story of the Voyager Golden Records.
Radio New Zealand Concert and Australia’s ABC Classic FM are calling for composers to set authentic Gallipoli texts to music for next year's Anzac day.