Afternoons feature classic performances from the back catalogue in CD Masters, Kiwi musicians in Made in New Zealand, and another round of the competition at 5:30 pm
In Saturday's Music Alive, award-winning Uzbek piano star Eldar Nebolsin tackles the rarely-performed Piano Concerto No. 2 by Tchaikovsky in his début performance with the NZSO
Verdi conceived the Requiem in operatic terms. Its scale and operatic nature led the critic Hans von Bülow to describe it as “an opera in ecclesiastical dress”. Find out in Music Alive on Monday
In Tuesday's Music Alive we have the home-coming performance of John Chen with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra
A Christmas music concert from the 2014-2015 Euroradio Concert Season is on Wednesday's Music Alive. The programme is entirely devoted to Nikolai Golovanov, a Soviet composer and a conductor in the early 20th century
The Auckland Philharmonia takes to the stage under the baton of Paul McCreesh, one of today’s most accomplished conductors, on Music Alive for Thursday
The early 20th-Century Russian composer Alexander Scriabin developed a highly original harmonic language in the pursuit of communicating his vision of a spiritual world.
The theft of precious gold from three Rhine maidens launches us into a world of gods, heroes, dwarfs, giants, nature spirits and magic.
Musician Sun Ra forged his own path through modern history, from an era of steam trains, early jazz and player pianos, to a world of spaceships, synthesizers and abstract noise.
A Pathway of Song: Richard Nunns plays the many traditional Māori instruments in his collection.
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"I decided the first thing was to study music I’d never heard anybody else play, because that would at least prevent me from any form of imitation."