Upbeat for Thursday 10 December 2015
Bereavement and Fury
Premiered to great acclaim at the Edinburgh International Festival Gareth Farr's, Relict Furies with a libretto by Paul Horan gives voice to World War I’s New Zealand “relicts” – the widows and sweethearts who waved their men goodbye and never saw them again.
Uwe Grodd and Alison Dunlop
Executive producer and flutist Uwe Grodd and oboist Alison Dunlop discuss two of their new CD releases: one features Mozart Symphonies arranged by Hummel and the other, called Trinity, has soprano arias by Bach, and is sitting at number 5 in the RNZ Concert Classical Chart.