Upbeat for Friday 2 October 2015
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra conductor Benjamin Northey talks us through the orchestra's 2016 season. Plus an upcoming performance of Britten's War Requiem with the Christchurch Civic Choir.
Gunter Herbig on Ben Verdery
Upbeat contributor on music for guitar celebrates the 60th birthday of guitarist Ben Verdery.
A Journey Through Madness
Mental Health Awareness is highlighted with the first Atawhai Festival in Auckland's New Lynn. Te Pou Theatre's Taimi Allan and Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwaho discuss a mind-altering theatre experience.