Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra recently revealed its 2021 season to a Town Hall crowd. RICHARD BETTS took notes.
With the rest of the world teetering on the edge of lockdown or hamstrung by social distancing the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) has defiantly announced its 2021 season.
The world premiere of composer Gary Kulesha’s Oboe Concerto takes place in Auckland this week. RICHARD BETTS caught up with the person who wrote it and the guy tasked with playing it.
The doyenne of New Zealand choral singing advises RICHARD BETTS to take opportunities when they arise, whether you think you’re ready or not.
NZTrio is weathering Covid-19 Level 2 restrictions to perform in Auckland. RICHARD BETTS speaks with pianist Somi Kim.
The NZSO announces the four winners of the Alex Lindsay Trust prizes.
RICHARD BETTS chats with award-winning NZ composer Michael Norris whose work uses electronics along with the sound of a whale vertebra.
Brave or foolhardy? Either way, the organisers of this October’s Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival are showing true mettle, reports RICHARD BETTS.