We explore music and its effect on babies in the womb and what opera does to heart patients. Plus the Vatican is to host its first live steamed concert.
1pm: Top organist visits NZ
Olivier Latry is one of the finest organists in the world today. As well as being organist at Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral and a Professor at the Paris Conservatoire, he has a busy international concert schedule. He’s performing in Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral on Saturday.
1.30 Review: Premiere of Ross Harris’ Face performed by the APO
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performed the world premiere of Ross Harris’ Face last night which tells the story of the emotional and physical scars of war. Peter Hoar reviews.
We close this week with Dvořák’s fifth symphony, performed by Olso Philharmonic conducted by Mariss Jansons.