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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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Exciting New Classical
Wed, 14 Nov 2012

Four exciting new releases courtesy of the Marbecks Classical Department.

All Those Gorgeous Bic Songs on One Collection!
Fri, 26 Oct 2012

Acclaimed NZ singer/songwriter Bic Runga is set to release her first ever greatest hits 'Anthology'-- including "Sway", "Drive", "Get Some Sleep", "Something Good", "Suddenly Strange", "Good Morning Baby", and many more...

Boxed Niceness From Argerich and Solti
Mon, 17 Sep 2012

Just like the title of today's blog states, we've some lovely new box sets for you from two of the classical world's most esteemed...

Nicola's Silver Violin
Mon, 10 Sep 2012

Acclaimed as one of the leading violinists of her generation, best-selling Scottish virtuoso Nicola Benedetti turns the spotlight on Hollywood in The Silver Violin, a collection of original violin music written for the silver screen.

From One Big Voice to the Memory of Another's
Mon, 20 Aug 2012

Blessed with a golden-age voice that routinely inspires comparisons with legendary singers, Joseph Calleja follows 2011's success of 'The Maltese Tenor' with a tribute to one of the most popular tenors of all time, Mario Lanza.

Vienna Boys' Choir
Mon, 13 Aug 2012

With three shows due to be performed on these shores in early October, there's never been a better time to experience the beauty of 24 of the world's youngest voices in one of our oldest musical traditions...

Valentina and Gustavo: Proof That There's Plenty of Life in the Classical World Yet
Mon, 30 Jul 2012

How would you feel about considering a pair of youthful, yet masterfully skilled, components of the classical world that we'd like to recommend you today?

The Art of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Wed, 25 Jul 2012

Commemorating the passing of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, aged 86, on the 18th of May, 2012, this double-disc set is a musical journey through his seemingly boundless Lied, opera and cantata repertoire.

Classical Quickies... They Sooth the System
Mon, 09 Jul 2012

Here's a little reminder of some marvelously inspiring new collections in the field of classical music. Don't let these slip under your radar.