Upbeat for Friday 28 August 2015
Simone Young - Cathedral of Sound
Conductor Simone Young talks about her upcoming performance with the NZSO of Bruckner's 8th Symphony. It's a work that's been described by the Guardian as "one of the most existentially thrilling experiences a symphony has ever created".
New Zealand Festival's Artistic Director Shelagh Magadza talks about plans to honour the great German choreographer Pina Bausch who was lauded by everyone from Alan Rickman to Wim Wenders to Madonna.
Canadian-born oboist Bede Hanley will be performing Mozart's Oboe Concerto in C with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this weekend.