3 Sep 2018

Upbeat for Monday 3 September

From Upbeat, 11:42 am on 3 September 2018



We hear who impressed the judges at this year’s Big Sing and some of the performances from grand finale on Saturday at the Michael Fowler Centre.

Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Photo: Michal Klajban, CC by S-A 4.0


Fifty of the country’s best young singers will descend on Wellington this week to bring alive works by Brahms, Ben Parry and Leonie Holmes. The National Youth Choir is led by David Squire and he explains how young voices in NZ are going from strength to strength.

David Squire

David Squire Photo: Facebook - David Squire


We listen to the winners of the Gramophone Chamber and Choral awards.


Dvorak Photo: wikicommons