In April 1968 Stanley Kubrick’s iconic movie 2001: A Space Odyssey film came out. You can hear some of the classical music from the soundtrack throughout Upbeat today.
1pm US Piano duo to wow Kiwi audiences
Identical twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton are a favourite of Edo de Waart, so it’s no wonder he’s invited them to perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Famous for their electrifying performances the duo will perform Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos this Friday in Wellington before visiting Auckland, Dunedin and Christchurch in the first of NZSO Music Director Edo de Waart’s Masterworks concerts for 2018 Mozart and Mahler.
We continue our ‘quartet of quartets’ this week with the New Zealand String Quartet performing Schubert’s String Quartet No 13 in A minor D804, Rosamunde.