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A selection of concertos for solo instruments with orchestra by New Zealand composers
Inspired by the beauty and drama of the natural world, composers capture the essence of the great outdoors in their music.
Music inspired by ngā manu - large or small, native or exotic, colourful or plain, flightless or soaring
Music expresses deep respect for those who fought for our freedoms.
The glowing moon in the night sky has always inspired musicians, poets and painters.
To mark 250 years since Captain Cook set foot on land in Aotearoa the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra commissions works from five New Zealand composers.
Edo de Waart conducts the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in a complete cycle of Beethoven's symphonies.
It's 150 years since the death of French romantic composer Hector Berlioz
RNZ Concert recordings from the Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson
Musicians often give entertaining encores after their performances.
Music associated with the ocean's winds and waves
Finnish composer Jean Sibelius presents us with majesty and unique inspiration in his seven symphonies.
A selection of winter-time music recorded by RNZ Concert.
The most versatile of wind instruments.
Slightly larger than a violin, the viola has a warm and sometimes melancholy sound
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra plays some of the most popular themes in movie history.
Who can resist the voice of the violin?
Gustav Mahler composed nine symphonies and part of a tenth.
This woodwind instrument can sound lyrical, spikey, grunty or funny.
The four finalists at the 2018 competition perform a 45-minute recital.
For many people, a favourite musical instrument is the cello.
A selection of music composed by New Zealand women, recorded by RNZ Concert.
One hundred years since the birth of the American composer, conductor and educator
Music for the surprising variety of instruments in the percussion family