Upbeat for Thursday 4 March 2010
Friday 5th March
Broadcast live from Civic Square in the midst of the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts
The NZ Trio: violinist Justine Cormack with cellist Ashley Brown and pianist Sarah Watkins who'll be performing on Saturday as part of the Festival's Chamber Music Weekend.
Composer and sound-artist Phil Dadson whose video work 'Breath of Wind' featuring 17 hot air balloons and the Levin Brass Band will be projected in the Ilott Theatre.
UK based New Zealand tenor Simon O'Neill who'll be performing Wagner aria's with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra tomorrow night.
US singer Simone who'll be paying tribute to her mother Nina Simone in Sing the Truth.
Singer Irya Gmeyner from 'Irya's Playground' who accompany Cirkus Cirkor in the show Inside Out.