Lately for Monday 16 March 2020
10:20 Covid-19: An update from the UK and EU
Testing for coronvirus has intensified this morning in Ireland as the number of cases has increased across the island with a call to close all the country's pubs from last night for the next two weeks - the move considered essential ahead of their St Patrick's Day holiday.
Karyn asks UK and European correspondent Olly Barratt for an update about how people are responding to Covid-19.
10:30 Millions lost in music gigs in New Zealand and Australia
A new website dedicated to measuring the impacts of COVID-19 on Australian and New Zealand live music, I Lost My Gig, reports $25 million was lost in a span of 24 hours and 84,000 jobs impacted as a direct result of cancelled events in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Peter Dickens from MusicHelps joins Karyn to speak about the impact on local musicians and the support available for them in New Zealand.
10:45 I'd Like to Talk About Women Composers: Part II
Tonight is part two of Lately's five-part classical music series 'I'd Like To Talk About Women Composers' with musician George Henderson of The Puddle.
This week George introduces us to French sisters Nadia and Lili Boulanger and neo-classical composer Grazyna Bacewicz from Poland.