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From the concert hall to the cinema, we talk to musicians, composers, choreographers, dancers, actors, directors and artists - Upbeat finds out what makes them tick. Keep abreast of the international arts scene with Eva Radich's daily show of music news, interviews and concert reviews.

From the concert hall to the cinema, we talk to musicians, composers, choreographers, dancers, actors, directors and artists - Upbeat finds out what makes them tick. Keep abreast of the international arts scene with Eva Radich's daily show of music news, interviews and concert reviews.
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Wellington, New Zealand

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From the concert hall to the cinema, we talk to musicians, composers, choreographers, dancers, actors, directors and artists - Upbeat finds out what makes them tick. Keep abreast of the international arts scene with Eva Radich's daily show of music news, interviews and concert reviews.

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English


Episodes

Chamber Music NZ’s “wild” 2019

10/14/2018
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Chamber Music New Zealand is going a little “wild” for 2019, according to outgoing CEO Peter Walls.

Duration:00:40:18

Show Me Shorts Film Festival underway

10/11/2018
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the Show me Shorts NZ International Short Film Festival is underway. Director Gina Dellabarca gives us a sneak peak of the festival's creation and what to expect this year.

Duration:00:14:02

Chief Executive of NZ Choral Federation Grant Hutchinson dies

10/11/2018
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The choral community is mourning the death of New Zealand Choral Federation CE Grant Hutchinson.

Duration:00:07:59

Wellington Cathedral goes digital with new organ

10/10/2018
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In November 2016, as a result of the Kaikoura Earthquake, the pipe organ at Wellington’s Cathedral of St Paul was damaged. Its replacement is a custom-made digital one.

Duration:00:41:51

International artists on tour with NZ String Quartet

10/9/2018
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Two internationally acclaimed musicians, both well-loved by NZ audiences, are touring with members of the New Zealand String Quartet for Chamber Music New Zealand.

Duration:00:40:52

Barry Mora steps into the breach for La Bohème

10/8/2018
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Wellington bass baritone Barry Mora steps up to play twin roles of Benoît/Alcindoro when his friend Richard Greager breaks a leg days before New Zealand Opera's La Bohème begins production.

Duration:00:24:26

Getting up close with taonga pūoro

10/7/2018
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Music is art, and art is music for Auckland based musician and instrument maker Liam Bowan, whose taonga pūoro is on display to the public this week.

Duration:00:20:51

Johannes Moser: from chamber to death-metal cello

10/7/2018
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German Canadian virtuoso cellist Johannes Moser has performed with the world's leading orchestras, including the Berliner Philharmoniker, New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics and Chicago and London Symphonies. He's touring New Zealand currently with the NZSO and is also doing a series of recitals. As well as the traditional classical cello, Johannes Moser plays the electric cello.

Duration:00:28:32

Rock-star cellist to play fiery Shostakovich masterpiece

10/4/2018
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Rock-star German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser is in New Zealand to perform a masterpiece that is as relevant today as it was when it was composed in 1959.

Duration:00:33:33

Choral legend comes to Auckland

10/3/2018
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When it comes to choral music, Stephen Layton is something of a legend.

Duration:00:33:42

Early music “from another planet”

10/2/2018
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Cellist James Bush and violinist Miranda Hutton, artistic-co-director of NZ Barok, discuss the early music ensemble's current touring programme "The Splendour of Venice" which explores music by Vivaldi and Platti

Duration:00:23:54

Leonie Holmes’ Dance of the Wintersmith depicts fantasy novel for SOUNZ Contemporary Award

10/1/2018
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Satire, fantasy and the story of a young witch collide in Leonie Holmes’ Dance of the Wintersmith ­– one of three finalists for the SOUNZ Contemporary Award 2018.

Duration:00:24:39

SOUNZ Contemporary Award finalist Rosie Langabeer’s exploration of the subconscious mind

9/30/2018
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The exploration of the subconscious mind is the inspiration behind Rosie Langabeer’s SOUNZ Contemporary Award entry Occulmente.

Duration:00:25:17

16 year old wins the Kerikeri International Piano Competition

9/30/2018
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A 16 year old from Australia has taken out the top prize at the Kerikeri International Piano Competition held over the weekend. Shuan Hern Lee won the first-prize playing works by Prokofiev and Chopin

Duration:00:08:33

Rising stars of the international concert stage tour New Zealand

9/27/2018
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Eva Radich talks with visiting Romanian violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea and pianist Andrey Gugnin. Goicea was the winner of the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. She’s back in New Zealand for her winner’s tour with Andrey Gugnin, the winner of the Sydney International Piano Competition 2016.

Duration:00:33:12

The aura of conductor Xian Zhang

9/26/2018
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Chinese conductor Xian Zhang is thrilled to be back in New Zealand, leading the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in its Russian Tales concert tonight, which features Rimsky- Korsakov’s Scheherazade, “The Ultimate Orchestral Showpiece” according to the dynamic conductor.

Duration:00:36:39

Eclectic shirts and dreadlocks - US pianist Awadagin Pratt is in town

9/25/2018
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Multi-talented American pianist Awadagin Pratt is in New Zealand to serve on the judging panel for the Kerikeri International Piano Competition.

Duration:00:12:14

New Audio Arts Festival in the Capital

9/23/2018
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Dugal McKinnon, Deputy Director; Composition and Sonic Arts at the NZSM, talks about his new festival which showcases ground breaking musical performance from some of the world's leading sonic arts musicians

Duration:00:24:20

UK born violinist Andrew Haveron arrives in Christchurch

9/20/2018
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Andrew Haveron is a UK-born violinist. After a stint as first violinist of the Brodsky Quartet, he’s been in demand as an orchestral concertmaster, working with Valery Gergiev and the Orchestra for Peace and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Duration:00:11:48

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra announces 2019 season

9/20/2018
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A new piece inspired by Sir Edmund Hillary is among the works on offer from the CSO's 2019 season; the first for the orchestra in its "new" old home at the Christchurch Town Hall.

Duration:00:25:16