APO: From Russia With Love & NZSO: Handel's Messiah

3.00pm From Russia With Love

Kathryn Stott joins the APO for Rachmaninov's 4th Piano Concerto and the orchestra plays Stravinsky & Tchaikovsky

7.30pm The annual pre-Christmas performance of Handel's Messiah


3.00 Music Alive Matinée

APO: From Russia With Love

STRAVINSKY: Funeral Song;

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor;

PIAZZOLLA: Libertango;

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 4 in F minor

Kathryn Stott (piano), Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Rumon Gamba

Recorded in Auckland Town Hall by RNZ

  • APO welcomes guest conductor Rumon Gamba
  • 7.30 Music Alive

    HANDEL: Messiah HWV56

    Madeleine Pierard (soprano), Kristin Darragh (mezzo), James Egglestone (tenor), Martin Snell (bass), The Tudor Consort, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nicholas McGegan

    Recorded in the Michael Fowler Centre , Wellington by RNZ


  • Behind Handel’s Messiah
  • Messiah with Brian Kay