German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter tells Classic FM “when I was young, there were a lot of Harvey Weinsteins around”, and we feature a new RNZ Concert recording of Rachmaninov’s Vespers performed by Inspirare, plus your chance to share your favourite choral work.
1pm Ingrid Fliter’s five faves
Argentinian pianist Ingrid Fliter is in Auckland to perform Mendelssohn’s First Piano Concerto with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Ingrid talks to Upbeat about some of her favourite music, and her life as an international concert pianist.
1.30pm Review: NZSO & Naughton piano duo
Christina and Michelle Naughton wowed the audience at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on Friday night with their performance of Mozart’s Concerto for two pianos with the NZSO. Fiona McCabe reviews Edo de Waart’s first Masterworks concert of the year with the orchestra also featuring Mahler’s fifth symphony.
We mark the 50th anniversary of the Wahine Disaster.