1.00 Rupert d'Cruze

Rupert d'Cruze

Rupert d'Cruze Photo: Supplied

Hamilton based conductor Repert d'Cruze is helping develop classical music in the Waikato; he's set up a Sistema programme for children and is involved in a orchestral trust to foster music performance after the closing of Founders Theatre.


1.30 Katherine Dienes-Williams

Katherine Dienes-Williams

Organist Katherine Dienes-Williams Photo: Supplied

New Zealand born organist Katherine Dienes-Williams is the first woman to hold the most senior musical post in a Church of England cathedral. The accomplished organist is home on holiday with her husband Patrick Williams, librarian of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and daughter Hannah who's a chorister.