Requests up to an hour long from Radio New Zealand Concert's vast CD collection or from some of our own recordings.
Music Alive brings you a second programme from the Brodsky Quartet in Auckland, including one of Shostakovich’s 15 quartets
In Appointment Brian Kay will look at the various ways composers have set the words of the Stabat Mater
Join us in Music Alive for the performance of Bach's St John Passion with Bach specialist Stephen Layton, the University of Auckland Chamber Choir and the Auckland Philharmonia
Tune in to Young New Zealand to hear the works by two of the finalists in last year's Todd Young Composers Awards
In New Horizons, William Dart takes a look at the recently-released retrospective of the work of British musician Robert Wyatt, Different Every Time
A selection of the composer's vocal, chamber and organ works, much of it recorded on North German instruments that Buxtehude would have known.
Make a request from Radio New Zealand Concert's vast CD collection or our own recordings.
Robert Johnson profiles the Polish composer who defected to Britain in 1954.
A musical journey down the byroads of the life and often criticised work of the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Tim Dodd introduces the British composer whose music strives to express the highest spiritual messages with the simplest of means.
Dr Davinia Caddy explores stalwart of Russian national identity and underdog of 'The Five', Modest Mussorgsky.