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The classical and jazz community in New Zealand always has lots going on and we want to share it. Who’s recording lately, who’s coming soon, what tasty new recordings are in the wind and any other comings and goings.

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This Week's Best New Music
Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Shannon Lay, Eilen Jewell, Louis Baker, Cate Le Bon

New Classsical Releases
Thu, 15 Aug 2019

Herbert von Karajan's 1962 Beethoven Symphonies, Jaakko Luoma Bassoon Concertos, Stanford, Bruckner & more Beethoven!

This Week's Best New Music
Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Solange, Sleater-Kinney, Jeff Tweedy, Sigur Rós, Waiata/Anthems & more

New Classical Releases
Thu, 08 Aug 2019

Bach Toccatas by Mahan Esfahani, Salieri's Tarare, Olivier Latry, Jonas Kaufmann, Markus Maskuniitty, The Heart Dances & more

This Week's Best New Music
Mon, 05 Aug 2019

Purple Pilgrims, Teskey Brothers, Felice Brothers + DVDs Vai, The Heart Dances & more

New Classical Releases
Thu, 01 Aug 2019

Akademie für Alte Musik, Mari Samuelsen, Vox Luminis, Kathleen Battle Box Set Special, Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert DVD, Classics Direct Newsletter & more!

This Week's Best New Music
Mon, 29 Jul 2019

Kit Sebastian, Spoon, Harper Finn, and forthcoming albums from Myele Manzanza, Bon Iver & David Kilgour

New Classical Releases
Thu, 25 Jul 2019

Daniel Müller-Schott, Lucy Crowe & Mary Bevan, Julian Prégardien & Sandrine Piau, new Howells & Kabalevsky CDs, Pletnev's Tchaikovsky Symphonies and more

This Week's Best New Music
Mon, 22 Jul 2019

The Flaming Lips, Violent Femmes, The Waterboys, Thom Yorke, Blue Note 10 Ten + more

New Classical Releases
Thu, 18 Jul 2019

Isata Kanneh-Mason, Maxim Vengerov & Shanghai Symphony, Best Recordings & Classic DVDs now in stock & more

New Classical Releases
Thu, 11 Jul 2019

Ashkenazy Box Set, Gardiner's Berlioz Rediscovered, Isata Kanneh-Mason, Sutherland & Pavarotti, Kronos Quartet & more

New Classical Releases
Thu, 04 Jul 2019

Evgeny Kissin & Emerson String Quartet, Keith Jarrett's Well-Tempered Clavier, 40 Years Of Chandos, Einaudi, $20 specials, Best Sellers & more

Leon Bridges Announces New Zealand Show
Thu, 19 Nov 2015

Leon Bridges will bring his unique brand of vintage soul to Auckland’s St James Theatre on Saturday 9th January 2016.

WOMAD 2016 Festival Lineup Announced
Thu, 29 Oct 2015

Hot on the heels of the first announcement that Ladysmith Black Mambazo and John Grant will headline WOMAD NZ 2016, the full line-up can now be revealed – and it’s one of the festival’s most diverse and colourful yet.

Adele Breaking Records!
Wed, 28 Oct 2015

The video for 'Hello', the first single from Adele's forthcoming album, 25, has smashed the Vevo 24 hour streaming record with 27.7 million views. The previous record was held by Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' with 20.1 Million views.

Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber forced to retire by neck injury
Tue, 29 Apr 2014

British musician to give final concert this May

Cellist Alexander Ivashkin has died
Fri, 31 Jan 2014

Born August 17, 1948; died January 31, 2014

Claudio Abbado dies aged 80
Wed, 22 Jan 2014

Claudio Abbado was a shy but steely conductor who crafted some of the great performances of the last century

Linn offers festive gift of 24 days of free high-resolution music downloads
Thu, 28 Nov 2013

’24-bits of Christmas’ promotion starts on December 1st, offers a free Studio Master track every day until Christmas

Sir John Tavener dies at the age of 69
Tue, 12 Nov 2013

Great modern composer passes away