Upbeat for Wednesday 9 March 2016
1pm Kirsten Mason
After traveling the globe and presenting New Zealand music to the world, Kirsten Mason returned home to take up a role with Chamber Music New Zealand. Recently she was appointed as the new General Manager of Orchestra Wellington in which she will combine her musical, business and cultural acumen. She stepped into the role just a couple of weeks ago and we find out how she is adjusting to her new surroundings.
1.45 Sophie Morris and Anthony Ritchie
Translating poems into music can be tough gig, but a group of musicians and poets are doing just that for the Dunedin Fringe Festival. Soprano Sophie Morris and composer Anthony Ritchie are part of the collaboration behind All Good Poems Wear Classical Shoes.