29 May 2018

Upbeat for Tuesday 29 May

From Upbeat, 11:50 am on 29 May 2018

 

Noon

We discover what listening to soft music does to your waistline and Classic Brits nominees the Ayoub Sisters speak out against music education funding cuts.

The Ayoub Sisters

The Ayoub Sisters Photo: Theayoubsisters. com

1pm Pene Pati and Amina Edris: opera stars living The Elixir of Love

Pene Pati is one third of the smash-hit pop opera family group Sol3 Mio. Pene, his brother Amitai and cousin Moses Mackay have taken a break from Sol3 Mio to further their operatic studies in San Francisco. Pene is home for a while with his soprano wife Amina Edris, and the two are starring in NZ Opera's production of Donizetti's The Elixir of Love starting 31 May.

Amina Edris and Pene Pati

Amina Edris and Pene Pati Photo: Supplied

2pm

Today we celebrate great vocal performance with French choir Accentus, conducted by Laurence Equilbey. They are performing Faure’s ‘Requiem’.

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Photo: Public Domain

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