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The most versatile of wind instruments, the clarinet can express the widest range of tones and emotions.
The four finalists at the 2018 competition perform a 45-minute recital.
This baritone woodwind instrument can sound lyrical, spiky, grunty or funny. A number of composers have written solo concertos for bassoon, but most often it's found blending in to chamber…
Great opera singers, their lives and recorded legacies
Gustav Mahler composed nine symphonies and part of a tenth.
'Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love.'
Here's a selection of music by Berlioz performed in New Zealand and recorded by RNZ Concert.
Music inspired by ngā manu - large or small, native or exotic, colourful or plain, flightless or soaring
In New Zealand, mid-winter brings cool temperatures, the solstice and the Māori New Year.
Matariki is a time to gather with family and friends to reflect on the past, celebrate the…
All about the RNZ Afternoons 'write an original Christmas song' competition, including performances from the finalists and winner.
Wars, the losses of war and the lessons of war are expressed by composers in many ways. Music expresses deep respect for those who fought for our freedoms.
Lest We Forget.
An audio adventure following the roller-coaster ride of the 2019 kākāpō breeding season.
Celebrate Spring with music from Aotearoa and the world.
A selection of music by Claude Debussy performed and recorded in New Zealand.
His music is often serene and contemplative but at other times angry and turbulent.
Johannes Brahms was considered the successor to Beethoven in his symphonic writing.
Celebrate with highlights from the NZSO's Christmas Pops
A selection of music by Maurice Ravel performed and recorded in New Zealand.
Flying Nun Records turned 40 in 2021. Let's celebrate!
RNZ recordings of performances from the Auckland Arts Festival.
RNZ Music selectors curates classics and curious cuts from Aotearoa and beyond.
Performances of works by the highly regarded New Zealand composer, recorded by RNZ Concert over many years.