1.00 The winning key

Wallace International Piano Festival

Wallace International Piano Festival Photo: Supplied

Pianist Albert Tiu, described as “an artist of uncommon abilities” is in New Zealand to judge the country’s leading piano competitions. He’s just spent time in Kerikeri and will be in Auckland this week judging the best young New Zealand pianists. The Associate professor of Piano at Yong Siew Thon Conservatory of Music in Singapore give us an insight into striking the winning key.

1.20 The Art of Etiquette – House Concerts

A concert at Black Sheep Farm

A concert at Black Sheep Farm Photo: Supplied

In this week’s episode Zoë George explores the intimate setting of house concerts. From opera among the trees, to plays in a lounge room, what is the “done” thing at one of these? Should I take my shoes off at the door? Can I sing along? Is it OK to BYO?

1.40 High achieving Holly Mathieson

Conductor Holly Mathieson

Conductor Holly Mathieson Photo: Cathy Pyle

Kiwi expat Holly Mathieson on her varied career from resident conducing in Scotland; to starting Horizont Musik-Kollektiv in Berlin and joining the performance faculty at Goldsmiths University, London. She’s in Dunedin for Beethoven's Eroica