12:15 Alexander Gavrylyuk

Ukranian pianist performing with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this weekend

12:40 William Green

Upbeat contributor looks at music composed in response to the Kennedy assassination, 50 years ago today

1pm Timothy Noon

Holy Trinity Cathedral conductor previews tonight's concert and celebrates the Britten Centenary

Timothy Noon


Music played in this show

LILBURN: Sonatina No 2
Michael Houstoun (pno)
Rattle RAT D040

BERNSTEIN: Fanfare for JFK
The London Phiharmonic Orchestra / Jorge Mester
Koch International 3-7012

SONDHEIM: November 22, 1963 and You Can Close the New York Stock Exchange from Assassins
Victor Garber, Jace Alexander, Jonathan Hadary, Terrence Mann, Lee Wilkof, Greg Germann, Annie Golden, Debra Monk, Eddie Korbich. Original Cast Recording / Paul Gemignani
RCA 260737

Cathy Berberian, Charles Russo, Jack Kreiselman, Paul E. Howland
Col Legno, 1996

LIEBERSON: Remembering JFK (An American Elegy)
Richard Dreyfuss (narrator), National Symphony Orchestra / Christoph Eschenbach
Ondine ODE 1190-2D

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in F minor Op 95, Serioso
Chiaroscuro Quartet
Aparte AP 051

BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes, Storm, from Peter Grimes
BBC Phil / Edward Gardner
Chandos CHAN 10658

BRITTEN: Hymn to St Cecilia Op 27
Emma Preston-Dunlop (sop), Gill Ross (sop), Penelope Vickers (contralto), Peter Mitchell (ten), Richard Savage (bass), Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner
DG 453 433

HOWELLS: A hymn for St Cecilia
Rupert Gough (org), Choir of Wells Cathedral / Malcolm Archer
Hyperion CDA 67494