8 Aug 2017

Composer, Martin Lodge

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:20 pm on 8 August 2017
Martin Lodge at The Farm sculpture park, Kaipara Harbour, with Dismemberment 1 by Anish Kapoor, 2011

Martin Lodge at The Farm sculpture park, Kaipara Harbour, with Dismemberment 1 by Anish Kapoor, 2011 Photo: supplied

Martin Lodge is a composer, a scholar and a commentator on music and is associate professor of music and head of composition at the University of Waikato.

He has composed music for orchestras and musicians  in New Zealand, Australia, America and all across Europe and Asia. In April he was in Shanghai with a String Quartet and less than a month ago was in Strasbourg.

he talks to Jesse about composition and the University's collection of Taonga puoro (traditional maori instruments)

Martin-Lodge with the Polaris Quartet in 2017

The Polaris Quartet of Shanghai with composer Martin Lodge after the recording of his new work ‘Stream’ in Shanghai, April 2017. Photo: Waikato University

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