Best of 2014

The first of three programmes, looking back on the most memorable moments on Upbeat this year. Today, we’ll celebrate two pre-eminent composers Ross Harris and Jack Body, soprano Isabella Moore, choreographer Charles Koroneho, performance artist Jason Maling, and a handful of players from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

NZSOJason MalingRoss HarrisCharles KoronehoIsabella MooreJack Body

Music played in this show

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 5 in C minor Op 67
New Zealand SO / Hamish McKeich
RNZ Rec.24/02/14

HARRIS: At the Edge of Silence   
Stroma / Hamish McKeich           
RNZ Rec.25/5/2004        

HARRIS: Requiem for the Fallen, Dies Irae             
Richard Greager (ten), Horomona Horo (taonga puoro), Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, New Zealand String Quartet / Karen Grylls       
RNZ Rec.28/02/2014     

MOZART: Come scoglio, from Così fan tutte            
Isabella Moore (sop), New Zealand SO / Emmanuel Joel-Hornak              
RNZ Rec.26/07/2014

MASSENET: Pleurez, pleurez mes yeux, from Le Cid
Isabella Moore (sop), New Zealand SO / Emmanuel Joel-Hornak              
RNZ Rec.26/07/2014     

BODY: Songs & Dances of Desire
Anna Pierard (mezzo), Auckland Philharmonia / Kenneth Young
RNZ Rec.8/03/2013