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Monday: Composer of the Week - HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869)

Inge van Rij takes a look at the life and music of HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869) (RNZ)

Wednesday: Beethoven Quartets

In three programmes Peter Walls explores the character of Beethoven’s great cycle of String Quartets, being performed and broadcast by the NZSQ this year

(2) Testament (RNZ)

Thursday: The Voice Box

Clarissa Dunn explores the capabilities of the human voice as instrument

Two programmes

(2) We look at some of the most intriguing vocal virtuosi from opera singers to yodellers to beat boxers: those artists who’ve taken the vocal instrument to physical and imaginative extremes (RNZ)

Friday: The Critic's Chair

Peter Mechen reviews recent releases (RNZ)