Upbeat for Friday 20 June 2008
12:15 Writer and Director Paul Jenden previews Rome: The Musical - his current collaboration with Composer Gareth Farr, which opens tomorrow night at Circa Theatre in Wellington.
12:50 Bruce Russell takes us through the music of experimental music of Portugal.
1:10 Virtuoso Japanese harpist Naoko Yoshino joins us ahead of her Wellington performances as part of the Music Fair of Japan 2008.
1:30 Peter Haor reviews last night's Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra perfomance featuring Bulgarian violinist Bella Hristova.