5 Jul 2018

Upbeat for Thursday 5 July

From Upbeat, 10:59 am on 5 July 2018



We bring you an update from the School of music at the University of Auckland and the Royal Philharmonic appoints Vasily Petrenko as its new MD.

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Photo: Fuad Tabba, Auckland University, Wikimedia Commons

1pm Orchestra Wellington's Prophecy

Orchestra Wellington is playing Dvořák’s 6th Symphony, Britten’s Piano Concerto and Janáček’s Taras Bulba, telling the story of a Cossack warrior who prophesies of the rising of a Tsar against whom no nation shall prevail. We talk with pianist Jian Liu and conductor Marc Taddei.

Marc Taddei Music Director Orchestra Wellington

Marc Taddei Music Director Orchestra Wellington Photo: Supplied


Celebrating 130 years of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2018. Today we feature conductors Eugene Jochum and Bernard Haitink