The University of Auckland School of Music’s contemporary music ensemble, the Karlheinz Company presents performances of a great variety of contemporary music often incorporating technology and theatricality.


From Dylan to Xenakis

University of Auckland Music Theatre, 10 May 2015

Bob Dylan is the inaugural Creative Laureate of the University’s Creative Thinking Project. In honour of this appointment, a student in the school’s Popular Music Programme, Michael Murray performed Dylan’s Masters of War.

Compositions of three other iconoclasts of 20th century music, Iannis Xenakis, John Cage and Cathy Berberian were performed along with the music of New Zealanders David Grahame Taylor, John Coulter, Lyell Cresswell and Eve de Castro-Robinson.