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RNZ: Upbeat
Radio New Zealand
Keeping you in tune with music and the arts, with host David Morriss
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Peruvian conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya is a well-known figure to New Zealand audiences. The former APO music director is back in the country conducting the NZSO, and chats to Upbeat about his musical curiosity, his long relationship with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in the USA, and also his zero-waste lifestyle.
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Chamber Music New Zealand is marking Matariki with unique performances in some of our Museums. Nga taonga puoro player Alistair Fraser and double bass player Phil Boniface team up with story teller Rangimoana Taylor to tell the ancient story of Tinirau and Kae. Alistair and Phil give Upbeat a special live performance.
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Conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto brings his charisma to the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week to lead the performance of Ottensamer plays Weber.
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Chief Conductor of the Perth Symphony Orchestra Jessica Gethin is on a flying visit to conduct the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and singer Michael Bolton tonight. She discusses how she has made her mark in a world so dominated by men.
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Tony Ryan reviews the Christchurch Symphony Orchestras Fear and Courage concert featuring energetic pianist Nikolay Khozyainov.
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The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra is joined by virtuoso pianist Nikolay Khozyainov for its Fear and Courage concert tomorrow. Prokofiev’s third Piano Concerto, Bernard Hermann’s Psycho and Shostakovich’s 5th Symphony bring drama to the Air Force Museum on Saturday night. Nikolay joins CSO conductor Benjamin Northey to discuss the programme.
9 days ago |
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New Zealand pianist Somi Kim specializes in collaborative music making. She made a decision while studying at the Royal Academy in London that working with other musicians would be her focus. She’s about to make her debut with NZTrio in the midst of a full schedule playing for international competitions, master classes and at summer schools from her base in London.
10 days ago |
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Thousands of young voices will sing up over the coming weeks for the New Zealand Choral Federation’s annual Big Sing competition. 260 choirs from 150 schools are participating this year. National co-ordinator Elizabeth Crayford talks about why growing numbers are singing up.
11 days ago |
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Bass player and composer Umar Zakaria has won the Recorded Music New Zealand Best Jazz Artist Tui at this year’s Jazz Awards. He may only be young but he’s stepping up in the local Jazz scene. He talks to Nick Tipping about his album Fearless Music and winning the Tui last week.
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Kiwi tenor Simon O’Neill has returned home to perform Wagner’s song cycle Wesendonck Lieder with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra around the country. Peter Hoar was at the Auckland concert which also featured Bruckner’s Symphony No 4.
12 days ago |
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