Brave or foolhardy? Either way, the organisers of this October’s Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival are showing true mettle, reports RICHARD BETTS.
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Caitlin Smith is a singer sublime, celebrated vocal coach and an underrated songwriter. GARY STEEL quizzes her in the great Witchdoctor Q&A.
RICHARD BETTS details post-Covid activities in the classical realm and finds that things are warming up nicely.
Our national orchestra is finally emerging from the streaming-only world of Covid-19 restrictions with a tour planned for next month.
RICHARD BETTS catches up with period-instrument orchestra NZ Barok ahead of their forthcoming concert of quartets by Mozart and Boccherini.
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is to stage two special Beethoven and Bach concerts in Wellington during July and Livestream each performance. The adversity of the recent lockdown and the Covid-19 procedures has moved the tectonic plates a little. Sometimes, that’s a good thing. As in the case of the […]
RICHARD BETTS speaks with award-winning NZ composer Sarah Ballard who meditates her music into being.
Steve Hackett played on all the best Genesis albums and is touring his version of the classic Selling England By The Pound. GARY STEEL chatted with the guitar master.