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7.00 Carmen: I Am Here, I Am Me

Kiwi Carmen

Composer Jack Body has long been fascinated by ‘Carmen’. In the early 1990s he started on a compositional journey that was to entwine the life of Bizet’s opera character with the world of NZ exotic dancer Carmen, formerly known as Trevor Rupe (Gareth Watkins)

Listen again:,-i-am-me


8.00 Jack Body’s Songs & Dances of Desire (In Memoriam Carmen Rupe)

From the 2013 Auckland Arts Festival

Mere Boynton (vocals), Xiao Ma (countertenor), Anna Pierard (mezzo), Norio Sato (gtr), Auckland Phil/Kenneth Young

three col jack body


9:30 Between Strings

guzheng player xiyao chen

Chen Xi-Yao (guzheng), NZTrio

BRIGHT SHENG: Four Movements for Piano Trio; CHEN YI: Tibetan Tunes; CAO DONGFU: Celebrating the Lantern Festival; FAN SHANG'E: Spring Morning in the Snow Mountains; LARDELLI: Between Strings; GAO PING: Su Xie Si Ti (recorded in the Hunter Council Chamber, Victoria University, Wellington by RNZ)

10:35 Sounds and Silence

Music from the 2009 documentary film about the founder of ECM record label, Manfred Eicher

ECM Sounds and Silence

PÄRT: Für Lennart in memoriam
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Tonu Kaljuste
ECM 2250

Nik Bärtsch (pno), Sha (bass cl), Björn Meyer (bass), Kaspar Rust (drums), Andi Pupato (percussion)
ECM 2250

DINO SALUZZI: Tango a mi padre [Instrumental]
Dino Saluzzi (bandoneon), Anja Lecher (cello)
ECM 2250

GEORGES I. GURDJIEFF: Reading of Sacred Books
Keith Jarrett (pno)
ECM 2250


11:00 New Music Dreams

TAPE: Luminarium (album)
Andreas  Berthling , Johan Berthling , Tomas Hallonsten
Häpna H.42, CD

Berit Opheim Versto (folk singer), Gjermund Larsen (fiddle), The Norwegian Soloists Choir/Grete Pedersen
BIS 1871