12:15 Uwe Grodd and Francesca Lombardi

Auckland Choral conductor and soprano soloist for this weekend's Messiah

12:40 Dugal McKinnon

Upbeat contributor on electroacoustic music






1pm Lisa Cherrington

Winner of the inaugural Brad McGann Filmwriting Award from Victoria University's Institute of Modern Letters

And: read Paul Bushnell's review of Opera Australia's Siegfried here: http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/upbeat/collections/opera-australias-ring-cycle/Siegfried

Music played in this show

SZYMANOWSKI: I am and I weep from Three Fragments Op 5
Piotr Beczala (ten), Reinild Mees (pno)
Channel CCS 19398

HANDEL: Messiah
Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo), David Hamilton (ten), Jared Holt (bar), Auckland Choral, Pipers Sinfonia, Morag Atchison (sop) / Uwe Grodd
RNZ Rec.15/12/09

POLLI: I don’t have the data and Taylor Glacier from Sonic Antarctica
Gruen 064

VANGELIS: Antarctic Echoes

CRAWFORD: A Song of Our Warming Planet
Daniel Crawford (vlc)
Private Recording

MENOTTI: Shepherds’ Dance from Amahl & the Night Visitors
Nashville SO / Alastair Willis
Naxos 8.669019