A selection of shorter, popular classics that includes well-known opera arias and choruses.
Join us for an “after hours” session at the BBC Proms 2014 with the pulsing rhythmic repetitions of Minimalism’s founding father, Steve Reich
John Callen reads the sonnet No more be grieved at that which thou hast done in William Shakespeare 450
Hear a live concert recording of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Thomas Søndergård in BBC Proms 2014 - they play Strauss, Mozart and Nielsen
Recent Releases features two new recordings on the ECM and Brilliant Classics labels
CD Masters has a 1987 recording of Verdi's Requiem, with the Atlanta Symphony Chorus & Orchestra under Robert Shaw
Latest audio items
- Linda Tyler: Wallace Art Awards 2014
- Norman Meehan: Django Bates
- Mel Parsons, James Nokise and Gerry Paul
- Sonnet No 34: Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day?
- Rachel Hyde: NZSO Review
- Arthur Meek: Trees Beneath the Lake
- Critic's Chair: Bach Trio Sonatas for Organ
- Sonnet No 33: Full many a glorious morning have I seen
- BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique
- Sonnet No 32: If thou survive my well contented day
Vote for your favourite classical music, and we will unveil the best loved orchestral works live at the Auckland Town Hall.
Listen to New Zealand songs that take us to the beach, the moon, the milking shed and many places besides.
We imagine now that Bach has always been incredibly famous. Peter Wells talks about why he was not so well-loved during his own lifetime.
Eight young New Zealand composers have their works performed by the NZSO with conductor Tecwyn Evans.
George Kay explores David Bowie’s career and music. Photograph by Adam Bielawski.
A tribute to New Zealand poets Alistair Te Ariki Campbell and Meg Campbell.