Upbeat for Wednesday 2 December 2015
14.00 Nina Nawalowalo
Director Nina Nawalwalo talks about her new work Marama which premieres at Auckland Festival 2016. Marama incorporates illusion, dance and puppetry and features five actors from five parts of the Pacific, in a visual conversation on the devastating effects of deforestation on Pacific nations.
14.20 Simon Romanos;
My Favourite Things to Hate; Simon reveals the instruments he abhors: what are they and would they be on your list of most hated instrument?
14.40 Richard Apperley and Michael Stewart
Organists Michael Stewart and Richard Apperley come to the end of their year long Bach Project. The Wellington Cathedral of St Paul Music Director and Assistant have been celebrating the 330th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach by taking it in turns to play his complete organ works in recitals throughout the year.