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In the centenary year of John Cage’s birth and the sixtieth anniversary of the premiere of 4’33” James Gardner explores the world of The Loudest Silence (RNZ) (R)

8.00 A Resonance of Emerald

Auckland CO/Peter Scholes

On the proverbial of the premiere of her opera, Len Lye, Eve de Castro-Robinson talks to Tim Dodd about titles, colours, texts and art in relation to her music

CASTRO-ROBINSON: Knife Apple Sheer Brush; Chaos of Delight II; Commemoration for solo cello; These boots (are made for dancing); A Resonance of Emerald; Len Songs; Noah’s Ark

(rec in the Concert Chamber, ATH, by RNZC)

9.30 Proms 2012

Joanna MacGregor (pno), Cynthia Millar (ondes Martenot), National Youth Orch of Great Britain/Vasily Petrenko

VARESE: Tuning Up
MUHLY: Gait (BBC commission) (premiere)
MESSIAEN: Turangalîla Symphony


11.45 New Music Dreams

CAGE: Etudes Boreales
Friedrich Gauwerky (cello)
Wergo WER 6693