RICHARD BETTS catches up with period-instrument orchestra NZ Barok ahead of their forthcoming concert of quartets by Mozart and Boccherini.
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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.
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has more free live-streamed goodies in store for lucky Kiwis.
Orchestra Wellington this weekend becomes the city’s first major music organisation to give a concert since lockdown ended, reports RICHARD BETTS.
Bruce Paine’s online concert not only features his playing; the guitarist filmed it, recorded it, and wrote most of the music too. By RICHARD BETTS.
Berliners were busy tearing their wall down when musician Roger Waters arrived and built an even bigger one. His massive rock extravaganza The Wall hit Berlin on July 21, 1990. Gary Steel was there.