Requests up to an hour long from Radio New Zealand Concert's vast CD collection or from some of our own recordings.
CD Masters has a 1987 recording of Verdi's Requiem, with the Atlanta Symphony Chorus & Orchestra under Robert Shaw
Made in New Zealand has a performance of John Psathas' Helix, by the New Zealand Chamber Soloists
In Ode to the Organ with Eitan Cornfield on Appointment we hear about the world's largest, most complex and powerful musical instrument. The pipe organ lifts us out of the ordinary and fills us with awe
In Music Alive you can hear John Scott on Auckland Town Hall organ with the brass and percussion of the Auckland Philharmonia and Musica Sacra conducted by Indra Hughes
Susan Curnow reads the sonnet Let me confess that we two must be twain in William Shakespeare 450
Latest audio items
- Sophie Henderson: Belleville
- Peter Mechen
- Michael Stewart: Tudor Consort
- Sonnet No 35: No more be grieved at that which thou hast done
- 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
Vote for your favourite classical music, and we will unveil the best loved orchestral works live at the Auckland Town Hall.
A series based on the letters of internationally-recognised New Zealand scientist Beatrice Hill Tinsley.
A tribute to New Zealand poets Alistair Te Ariki Campbell and Meg Campbell.
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.
Jazz-bassist Nick Tipping investigates the monster virtuosos of the deep, foot-stomping bass lines
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.