FRANCES CHAN reviews a beguiling, bizarre evening of connoisseur songs of love and loss featuring some of our most admired music figures.
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Who thought we’d get to see Crowded House perform in these virus-laced times? FRANCES CHAN reports on the Auckland performance, and JUSTIN REDDING takes the visual evidence.
FRANCES CHAN – one of 95bFM’s longstanding jazz show hosts – reviews an eight-piece guitar ensemble whose music is really something else.
The national orchestra has announced a season notable for Beethoven, Stravinsky and the effects of penury. RICHARD BETTS takes a look.
Bach Musica’s year-end concert is a performance of a less well-known but equally impressive alternative to Handel’s Messiah, writes RICHARD BETTS.
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.