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  • Australia’s Goldner Quartet with Piers Lane perform the world première of Gareth Farr’s Te Tai-O-Rehua, Elgar’s Piano Quintet in A minor and Schubert’s String Quartet D810 Death and the Maiden on Music Alive

  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simone Young performs on Music Alive, a work by Mozart and Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony

  • The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has released a new album, Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics. In New Horizons, William Dart has a listen to this and a number of great songs from her back catalogue

  • Opera on Sunday is an early Verdi opera, I Due Foscari which has been largely forgotten, having enjoyed only sporadic revivals since its positive critical reception in 1844

  • This concert on Music Alive features Mahler’s Second Symphony performed by Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Youth Orchestra with soprano Amanda Atlas, mezzo Bianca Andrew and the Christchurch City Choir


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