12:15 Uwe Grodd & Manase Latu

Auckland Choral conductor and tenor soloist preview their performance of Handel's Israel in Egypt

Uwe Grodd

12:40 Christopher Marshall

Director of Christopher's Classics launches this year's season

1pm Sophie Roberts

Director of Silo Theatre's The Book of Everything at the Auckland Festival

Book of Everything

1:15 Jonathon Hendry

Review of Hikoi and Mooncake and the Kumara at the Auckland Festival

Music played in this show

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 1 in F# minor Op 1
Bradley Wood (pno), Christchurch SO / Gemma New
RNZ Rec.07/03/2015

HANDEL: He spake the word, The enemy said “I will pursue”, and He smote all the first born of Egypt, from Israel in Egypt
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (ten), Taverner Choir & Players / Andrew Parrott
Virgin 5 62155

HILDEGARD OF BINGEN: Viridissima Virga
Pepe Becker (sop), Horomona Horo (taonga puoro), Voices16 / Karen Grylls
Atoll ACD 213

LILBURN: Violin Sonata (1950)
Justine Cormack (vln), Michael Houstoun (pno)
Atoll ACD 913

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 8 in C minor Op 13, Pathétique
Steven Osborne (pno)
Hyperion CDA 67662

WOLF: Night's Glory E8
Felicity Lott (sop), Graham Johnson (pno)
Hyperion CDA 66937

Ornette Coleman