Flutist Eric Lamb has resigned from his contract at the University of Auckland’s School of Music; and we find out why Project Prima Volta founder Anna Pierard believes music is good for school children’s success.
1pm Tudor Consort presents songs for cello and choir
Wellington choir The Tudor Consort is collaborating with NZSO Principal Cellist Andrew Joyce on Saturday. As well as works for cello and choir by Tavener and Jocelyn Morlock, Andrew Joyce plays a solo cello suite by Bach. Andrew Joyce and The Tudor Consort’s musical director Michael Stewart talk with Upbeat.
1.30pm Lexus Song Quest: meet the next two finalists
Today we meet: Bass baritone Joel Amosa and baritone Joe Haddow as they prepare for the Grand Final this Saturday. Joel and Joe speak with Clarissa Dunn about how they got into classical singing and their personal aspirations.
We continue our series of music inspired by star-crossed lovers with the Prelude and Liebestod by Wagner from his opera Tristan und Isolde performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra with soprano Birgit Nilsson.