Upbeat for Friday 10 June 2016
1pm 'Odes to Joy'
Australian singers Henry Choo and Warwick Fyfe talk about the joy of finally standing up to sing in 'Odes to Joy' with Orchestra Wellington tomorrow after sitting through forty minutes of Beethoven's revolutionary symphony.
1.20 Motherhood and musicianship
Violinist Natalia Lomeiko flies in to play as part of the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary this weekend. She talks about juggling the demands of chamber music, her concert master position and teaching with motherhood.
1.40 Recreating the Jazz Classics
Wellington Jazz Festival is a mecca for local players to get together for dozens of free events. Bass player Nick Tipping has multiple gigs including recreating two classic albums Charles Mingus' 1959 recording Ah Um and John Coltrane's Sound released in 1964