Upbeat for Wednesday 12 August 2015
The Oxford Scholars: Will Pate and Joshua Newman are members of the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford which dates back to 1480. They talk about the choir's annual visit to sing in Christchurch despite the lack of a Cathedral.
Mark Williams: Auckland fine art film curator Mark Williams has commissioned six film makers to respond to the poetry of Whanganui artist Joanna Margaret Paul: a film-maker, poet, photographer and painter, never more popular than now twelve years after her death.
John Elmsly: Composer John Elmsly has just begun his tenure as the Composer-in-Residence at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music. John studied electronic music composition at Victoria University with Douglas Lilburn whose centenary is being marked this year.