08:15 Graham Murdock

Graham Murdock is Professor of Culture and Economy at Loughborough University in Leicestershire, UK. He is a keynote speaker at Surveillance, Copyright, Privacy: The End of the Open Internet, a conference hosted by the University of Otago (30 January to 1 February).

09:05 Willard Wigan

British artist Willard Wigan, MBE, creates micro-sculptures that are only visible through a microscope. His work is currently on display in Melbourne at the ANZ Centre (to 26 January) and the National Gallery of Victoria (to 27 January), and he is visiting Auckland on 14 February to display his work and talk to an audience selected from entrants to an online promotion (entries open 3 February).

09:45 Classical Music with Davinia Caddy

Dr Davinia Caddy is a senior lecturer at Auckland University’s School of Music, a flautist, and the author of How to Hear Classical Music (Awa Press).

10:05 Steve Earle

American roots rocker Steve Earle has released 15 studio albums, most recently The Low Highway. He has also written a novel, I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive (2011, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), and a book of short stories, Doghouse Roses, and acted in television series The Wire and Treme. He will visit New Zealand with his band The Dukes to play concerts in Auckland (26 April) and Wellington (27 April).

11:05 Robert Lepage

Canadian director Robert Lepage has created a renowned body of theatre work, including the eight-hour play Seven Streams of the River Ota, and The Dragons’ Trilogy. He has revisited his 1991 play Needles and Opium, which explores the parallels between drug addiction, psychological obsession and art in the lives of Jean Cocteau and Miles Davis, with an updated storyline and expanded audiovisual content. This new production from his Ex Machina company will play during the NZ Festival in Wellington (21 to 24 February).

11:45 Energy with David Haywood

David Haywood has a Ph.D. in engineering and lives in Dunsandel. He writes the Southerly blog for Public Address, and is the author of the collection of humorous essays My First Stabbing, the children’s book The Hidden Talent of Albert Otter, and The New Zealand Reserve Bank Annual 2010 (all publicaddressbooks.com).

Music played during the programme

Details of tracks and artists will be listed on the Playlist section of this page shortly following broadcast.

This Saturday’s team:

Wellington engineer: Carol Jones
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell
Christchurch engineer: Andrew Collins
Pre-record engineers: Marc Chesterman, Jeremy Veal, Colin Perace
Research by Anne Buchanan, Infofind

Music played in this show


Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan: Mozart, Symphony No. 35 ('Haffner' K.385), 1st movement
From the 1977 album: Mozart – Late Symphonies
(Deutsche Grammophon)
Played at around 9:50

Tonus Peregrinus: Leonin, Viderunt Omnes
From the 2005 album: Sacred Music from Notre Dame Cathedral
Played at around 9:55

London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink: Shostakovich, Symphony No. 10, 2nd movement
From the 1977 album: Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10
Played at around 9:58

Steve Earle and The Dukes: Remember Me
From the 2013 album: The Low Highway
Played at around 10:05

Steve Earle: Guitar Town
From the 1986 album: Guitar Town
Played at around 10:30

Steve Earle and The Dukes: After Mardi Gras
From the 2013 album: The Low Highway
Played at around 10:45

Steve Earle: My Old Friend the Blues
From the 1986 album: Guitar Town
Played at around 10:55

Miles Davis: Générique (from the film soundtrack to Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud)
From the 2006 compilation album: Cool & Collected
Played at around 11:40