18 Jan 2013

North and South

From Letters to Sibelius, 12:00 pm on 18 January 2013
The view from Barr Mor on the Isle of Lismore, Marshall Walker's favourite spot on his favourite island.

The view from Barr Mor on the Isle of Lismore, Marshall Walker's favourite spot on his favourite island. Photo: Marshall Walker

The final of the series. Walker relates of his encounters with his boyhood hero, conductor, Ian Whyte. As a student, he has to banish the music of Sibelius until he finishes his degree. Later, he moves to New Zealand and we come back to the beginning. 'North and South' won the 2009 NZ Radio Award for Best Music Feature. First broadcast 27 March 2008.