Coming up on Upbeat:

1300: New Zealand Opera's General Manager Stuart Maunder moves on
Eva Radich speaks with Stuart Maunder about leaving New Zealand Opera to take up a role as artistic director at State Opera of South Australia in July.

1315: Jordi Savall's musical time machine
Viol player Jordi Savall is taking the audience time travelling during the New Zealand Festival. He explains how he bridges the gap between old and new and how music is capable of transcending cultures, continents and history.