Upbeat for Monday 27 April 2009
(subject to change)
Tuesday April 28
NZ Soprano Anna Leese talks about her premiere with the Canadian Opera Company last weekend as Musetta in Puccini's La Boheme, as well as her latest album Life is a Dream featuring songs by Franz Joseph Haydn, which was released in the UK last Monday.
NZ Jazz composer and pianist Norman Meehan previews his recently released album Sun Moon Stars Rain - featuring settings of poetry be E. E. Cummings with performers Hannah Griffin, Nick van Dijk and Colin Hemmingson.
US Shakespeare scholar Gary Taylor - this year's University of Auckland Alice Griffin Shakespeare Fellow presenting lectures at VUW and Auckland University.