Good Listening


Season 4 Episode 5

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The Seekers are part of Australia’s DNA. Their Farewell Concert, recorded in 2013, is finally released and is profiled as part of this edition of Good Listening.

Season 4 Episode 4

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The recorder and the piano are two of the most studied instruments for children. Cyrus Meher-Homji presents stars of each instrument - Lucie Horsch and Lang Lang.

Season 4 Episode 3

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Good Listening enters the Forbidden City and mines the archive for the first studio recording of Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, starring Kirsten Flagstad.

Season 4 Episode 2

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Russian art and culture reached deep into mainland China, given the strong connection between the two countries. Good Listening today features both, Chinese-born Yuja Wang and Russian-born Daniil Trifonov.

Season 4 Episode 1

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Good Listening takes on the flavour of the festive season, from Walt Disney’s spin on The Nutcracker to the Vienna Boys Choir singing the music of the waltz king, Johann Strauss.
Episodes 2018

Season 3 Episode 12

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Good Listening devotes an entire program to Johann Sebastian Bach, and Cyrus Meher-Homji explores the worlds of Bach as both creator and recreator.

Season 3 Episode 11

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Be serenaded by superb soprano Nadine Sierra and the wonderful Andrea Bocelli and son Matteo, in this heartwarming episode of Good Listening.

Season 3 Episode 10

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Leonard Bernstein’s symphony 'The Age of Anxiety' is frenetic. But Apple Music launches a new playlist called Peaceful Music that slows down time. Accessibility of classical music has never been better thanks to streaming services, and we explore the phenomenon of time in this episode of Good Listening.

Season 3 Episode 9

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Bach from 17-year-old Daniel Lozakovich, Aled Jones duetting with his son Lucas, and the tender songs of Australian composer Calvin Bowman grace this episode of Good Listening.

Season 3 Episode 7

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Countries and continents merge in this episode of Good Listening as Chinese pianist Moye Chen casts light over the music of Rachmaninov, Horowitz and Grainger.