Six Belgian-resident musicians from different countries and musical traditions join forces to give concerts in support of blind children in Africa. Nothing too unusual there... except that the concerts are given in total darkness! So close the curtains, switch off the lights and join us for Global Sounds
Young Russian Virtuoso violinist Mikhail Ovrutsky joins the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and music director Pietari Inkinen for a concert on Music Alive
In Young New Zealand this week, we have the final programme in our short series from the 2014 Gisborne International Music Competition
In New Horizons, William Dart reviews reasonably new releases from Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett and Stealing Sheep
Our Opera on Sunday is Manon Lescaut by Puccini
Indra Hughes explains what to listen for in the French composer Claude Debussy's three symphonic sketches for orchestra, La Mer.
The story of the dawn of popular music in New Zealand 1918-1964, based on the award-winning book by music writer and historian Chris Bourke.
William Dart introduces the group of French composers called 'Les Six', who were friends in Paris around 1920.
Performances by Auckland Philharmonia including Beethoven' Symphony No 3, Eroica, Ravel's La Valse and Scriabin's Symphony No 3 Op 43.
James Gardner traces a personal path through the evolving world of electronic music.
William Dart considers three new music releases from New Zealand: Labcoats, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Floral Clocks.