Music Through the Night keeps you company through the wee hours from midnight to 6.00am.
Our Composer of the Week is the Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - hear his Two Songs of the Venetian Merchant and String Sextet in A
A live recording of the London Symphony in concert is in Recent Releases: Valery Gergiev conducts Brahms' Tragic Overture Op 81
The Weller Quartet are in CD Masters, with a 1969 recording of Beethoven's String Quartet in Eb Op 127
Clarinettist Marina Sturm plays John Ritchie's Concertino in A for clarinet & strings in Made in New Zealand
Cadenza has another clever theme today, including Bennett's Murder on the Orient Express, Glazunov's Oriental Romance and Rachmaninov's Oriental Dance
Latest audio items
- Renee: New Zealand Author
- Peter Mechen: Tales from the Forbidden City review
- Rachel Hyde: Sibelius
- Marc Taddei: Conductor
- New Horizons -r 9 March 2014
- The Critic's Chair for 9 March 2014
- Brilliant Brass, Series 2, Programme 2
- Composer of the Week - Rimsky-Korsakov
- Murray Hickman: Between Zero and One
- Deirdre Tarrant: The Crimson House Review
Music and dreams from different historical, scientific and psychological standpoints.
On 29 May 1913, Stravinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring caused a riot at its Parisian premiere, and the course of music was changed forever.
The story of the Voyager Golden Records.
Festival related news, reviews & interviews
Performances by New Zealand artists, available to download.
Listen to New Zealand songs that take us to the beach, the moon, the milking shed and many places besides.
Inspiring, insightful and entertaining stories for New Zealanders who have grown up in the digital age.
Roger Wilson reads some of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's fairy tales.