Simone Young - Cathedral of Sound

Conductor Simone Young

Conductor Simone Young Photo: Klaus Lefebvre

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".


Shelagh Magadza

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.

German choreographer Pina Bausch

German choreographer Pina Bausch Photo: Supplied


Bede Hanley

Oboist Bede Hanley and composer Mozart

Oboist Bede Hanley and composer Mozart Photo: Supplied

Canadian-born oboist Bede Hanley will be performing Mozart's Oboe Concerto in C with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this weekend.