Upbeat for Thursday 31 March 2016
1.00 Mezzo Soprano Charlotte Hellekant
Swedish born mezzo-soprano Charlotte Hellekant is in New Zealand to perform Mahler 3 with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and conductor Edo de Waart. She tells Eva about how she wants to make the most of what New Zealand has to offer.
1.20 Theatre etiquette at the Pop-up Globe
What were crowds like in Shakespeare’s day? And is it acceptable to behave the same today? The Pop-up Globe replica has been a huge success in Auckland attracting thousands of people. Juliette Sivertsen decided to find out if it’s alright to fling fruit like our forefathers, and if we can be discourteous with a digital device.
1.40 Rebecca Turner
New Zealand born cellist Dr Rebecca Turner is home at the moment to perform the work Hearing Voices. The piece combines solo cello and electrically modified cello; Rebecca will talk about this new area of research after her performance in a free lecture at the New Zealand School of Music tonight.