Greg Mildenhall

Greg Mildenhall

RNZ Concert Greg Mildenhall reflects on forty-five years in Public Radio Photo: Matt Finn

Radio New Zealand Concert Programmer Greg Mildenhall has been quietly influencing the programmes broadcast on public radio for forty-five years. He says goodbye to listeners and colleagues on Upbeat today. 


Virginia Kennard

Orchestra of the Spheres

Orchestra of the Spheres, one of the music groups involved in The Performance Arcade Photo: Supplied

Virginia Kennard is the producer of The Performance Arcade 2016  and Wellington band Orchestra of Spheres is the opening act for the annual mini-festival of free events on the city's waterfront. The event is based on using shipping containers as a venue for live performance and art.


Peter Hoar

Dejan Lazić

Pianist Dejan Lazić Photo: Susie Knoll

Peter Hoar reviews the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Poetry and Power concert featuring Croatian pianist Dejan Lazić playing Brahms' first piano concerto. Conductor Antonio Méndez also conducts Debussy's Images: Ibéria and Ravel's Rapsodie Espagnole.