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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

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Coming up

  • 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

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