Radio New Zealand: Upbeat

This page lists items from RNZ that are identified as "Upbeat". RNZ didn't start regularly putting both its audio and news content online until 2008. From 2002-2007 written news items (particularly from RNZ International) were placed online. You can access these items, plus the vast audio collecton from the mid-2000s onwards by using the day schedule pages. You can access items prior to 2002 on the historic page.

13/11/2007: NZ International Arts Festival
Music critic John Button, dance specialist Jennifer Stevenson and theatre director Jonathan Hendry discuss the festival. [more]

18/12/2007: Roger Hall
End Of The Golden Weather is being performed on Takapuna beach to help Aucklanders celebrate Christmas. [more]

18/12/2007: NZ Opera Society Award
Opera Otago was the 2007 recipient, with an extra award going to Not In My Backyard Opera Company. [more]

20/12/2007: Roger Woodward
Performing with Wilma Smith and the Felix Quartet in the Wellington Spring occasional series on Saturday. [more]

20/12/2007: Stockhausen
Biographer Robin Maconie talks to Eva about his music, life and legacy. [more]

21/12/2007: Robert Oliver
Director of‘Musica Sacra Concert Series’. Final concert at St Mary of the Angels Wgtn; 23 Dec 7:30pm. [more]

21/12/2007: Tania Kopytko
DANZ director talks about last week’s launch of a national training programme for the NZ dance industry. [more]

21/12/2007: Ron Hanson
Editor of‘Whitefungus’talks experimental New Zealand music. [more]

21/12/2007: Miles Rogers
Long-time Radio NZ Music Manager retiring this week after over 40 years of public broadcasting. [more]

21/01/2008: Paul Farrington
British vocal expert and tutor at The New Zealand Opera School earlier this month in Wanganui. [more]

21/01/2008: Helen Bowater
NZ composer and 2008 New Zealand School of Music Composer in Residence. [more]

21/01/2008: The Two Sopranos
British Sopranos Felicity and Tiffany Redman performing in Christchurch as part of the World Buskers Festival. [more]

22/01/2008: Lee Farley and John Rosser
Auckland Phil Education Manager and NZ Opera Chorus Master team up for the 2008 Lion's Foundation Composers' Workshop. [more]

22/01/2008: Judith Clark
Legendary NZ piano teacher talks about Wgtn branch of the Institute of Registered Music Teachers annual conference. [more]

22/01/2008: Max Lyandvert
Australian composer and sound designer currently working on Sydney Theatre production of 'Blackbird' directed by Cate Blanchett. [more]

23/01/2008: Laura Kroetsch
Manager of the 2008 NZ International Arts Festival 'Writers and Readers' week, previews the programme. [more]

23/01/2008: Robert Wiremu
Music Director of the NZ Secondary Schools Choir performing benefit concert at Karori Wildlife Sanctuary Wgtn. Tonight 7pm. [more]

23/01/2008: Lisa Densem
NZ contemporary dancer temporarily back from working in Berlin; presentation at the Goethe Institute, Wgtn. Tonight 7:30pm. [more]

24/01/2008: Gillian Ansell
NZ String Quartet Viololist and recent Member of the NZ Order of Merit. [more]

24/01/2008: Zoe Drayton
Founder of the Auckland based Audio Foundation talks about the organisation’s work and her own compositions. [more]

24/01/2008: Edith Salzmann
University of Canterbury Senior lecturer and co-organiser of Inaugrual Akaroa Summer Music Festival which begins tomorrow. [more]

24/01/2008: Tower Voices
Chorister, jouranalist and producer Tim Graham takes us inside Tower Voices New Zealand’s 2007 international tour. [more]

25/01/2008: Stuart Devenie
Director of Auckland’s Peripeteia Theatre previews upcoming production of Shakespeare’s 'The Tempest'. Hawke Sea Scout Hall. [more]

25/01/2008: Juliet Palmer
Toronto based New Zealand composer gives us a‘Postcard Home’from Canada. [more]

25/01/2008: David Wilcox
US acoustic guitarist and singer headlining the Auckland Folk Festival; starts today at the Kumeu Showgrounds. [more]

28/01/2008: Christian Bok
Canadian poet and author who will visit New Zealand to take part in Writers and Readers week of the International Arts Festival. [more]

28/01/2008: Philippa Harris
Southern Sinfonia General Manager previews 2008 season. [more]

28/01/2008: Tim Graham
Member of the New Zealand Youth Choir explores funding issues and judging decisions. [more]

29/01/2008: Marshall Walker
Author of recently published book 'Dear Sibelius: Letter from a Junkie'. [more]

29/01/2008: Michael Norris
New Zealand composer recently returned from sabbatical in Europe. [more]

29/01/2008: Ty Burhoe
Indian classical music tabla player in Auckland for one show only, Wellpark College, Greylynn 7:30pm. [more]

30/01/2008: David Hamilton
Auckland based NZ choral composer doing very well in competitions overseas. [more]

30/01/2008: Anna Pierard and Jose Aparicio
NZ mezzo soprano and Spanish tenor performing Zarzuela! 7:30pm; Thurs 31 Jan; Ilott Theatre, Wgtn. [more]

31/01/2008: Adrian Burnett
New Zealand born choreographer of RNZ Ballet’s‘Abhisheka’; back from Australia to direct upcoming performance. [more]

31/01/2008: Noel Sweetman
Producer Matthew Crawford interviews one of New Zealand’s leading Luthiers. [more]

31/01/2008: Francois Girard
Acclaimed Canadian director coming to the International Arts Festival to direct 2 Kurt Veil Operas. [more]

31/01/2008: Janina Nicoll
NZ singer/songwriter back from London and passionate about bringing classical music to a wider and younger audience. [more]

01/02/2008: Kirsten Johnstone
Reviews last night's NZSO and Salmonella Dub collaboration with Richard Nunns and Whirimako Black 'Feel the Seasons Change'. [more]

01/02/2008: Ron Hanson
Highlights the life and music of late German experimental composer Hans Otte. [more]

01/02/2008: Chris Gendall
NZ composer based in Upstate New York gives us his‘Postcard Home’. [more]

04/02/2008: Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens
Deputy Head of Mission for the French Embassy previews the 2nd Annual French Film Festival. [more]

04/02/2008: Peter Mechen
Reviews Wellington concert by Anna Pierard and Jose Aparicio of Spanish Operetta or 'Zarzuela'. [more]

04/02/2008: Bob Fox
UK folk singer in the country to headline the Auckland Folk Festival and tour NZ. [more]

05/02/2008: Justin Lewis
Producer and director of Indian Ink theatre company previews upcoming production 'The Dentist's Chair'. [more]

05/02/2008: Bob Cater
Organiser of Festival of the Elements; Elsdon Park and Mana College Grounds, Porirua; Waitangi Day. [more]

05/02/2008: Helen Webby and Davy Stuart
Principal Harpist from Christchurch SO joins Celtic musician for NZ tour. [more]

07/02/2008: Patricia Wright
NZ Soprano performing with Wellington Orchestra for‘An Afternoon in St Petersburg’. Sat 9 Feb; Government House Wgtn. [more]

07/02/2008: Gillian Bibby
Editor of new book of piano music for young people by New Zealand composers 'Sunrise'. [more]

07/02/2008: Andrew Collis
Australian bass sings the lead of role Captain James Cook in new opera by Matthew Suttor 'Trial of the Cannibal Dog'. [more]

08/02/2008: Rupert D'Cruze
British born conductor of Auckland's St Matthew's Chamber Orchestra perfroming Sunday 10 Feb. [more]

08/02/2008: Stacy White
Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Education manager gives a rundown of 2008 Community Programme. [more]

08/02/2008: Annea Lockwood
New York based NZ composer gives us a‘Postcard Home’. [more]

11/02/2008: Chloe Hanslip
She's a 20 year old British violinist to perform with the NZSO at the International Arts Festival next month. [more]

11/02/2008: Stephen Bain and Gerard Crewdson
Performing in Wellington Fringe Festival production of‘ Die Henkel Spur. [more]

12/02/2008: Paul Brewer
Te Papa Director of Marketing and Communications talks about the museum’s 10th anniversary celebrations. [more]

12/02/2008: Ben Hoadley
NZ bassoonist and dulcian player performing at St Andrews on the Terrace Wgtn. Weds 13 Feb, 12:15pm. [more]

12/02/2008: Hans Theessink
Dutch blues singer and guitarist currently touring NZ. [more]

13/02/2008: Gun Brit Barkmin
Young German soprano Gun Brit Barkmin has had outstanding success playing Anna I in Kurt Weil's The Seven Deadly Sins. [more]

13/02/2008: Phil Dadson
NZ composer and experimental instrument builder - recently released new book and cd 'Slap Tubes and Other Plosive Aerophones'. [more]

13/02/2008: Mina Ripia
Performing in the International Arts Festival production of 'Tama Tu Tama Ora'- celebrating Maori music 1970-2000. [more]

14/02/2008: Jonathan Stockhammer
Berlin based US conductor in the country NZ for multiple appearances at International Festival of the Arts. [more]

14/02/2008: Tahu
Classical guitarist Mike Hogan, and Taonga Puoro players and instrument builders Henare Walmsley and Alistair Fraser. [more]

15/02/2008: Jonathan Lemalu
NZ bass baritone back in the country for concerts in Nelson and Dunedin. www.jonanthanlemalu.com [more]

15/02/2008: Kate Mead
Review’s Wednesday night’s Auckland concert of legendary UK songstress PJ Harvey. [more]

15/02/2008: Raewyn White
Review's opening night of RNZ Ballet's season of 'Red'. [more]

15/02/2008: Aindrias de Staic
Irish fiddler touring the world and in town for Fringe Festival show 'Around the World on 80 Quid'. [more]

15/02/2008: Alison Isadora
Netherlands based NZ composer sends us a 'Postcard Home'. [more]

18/02/2008: Muza Rubackyte
Lithuanian-born Paris based pianist in the country for the Auckland Phil's 'Playing With Fire' concert; Thurs 21 February at the Auckland Town Hall. [more]

19/02/2008: Karen Grylls
Director of Voices New Zealand gearing up for International Festival of the Arts production of 'The Poet'. [more]

19/02/2008: Tecwyn Evans
NZ conductor back in the country for the Southern Sinfonia’'s Proms Series. [more]

20/02/2008: Paul Doornbusch
Australian algorithmic composer and New Zealand School of Music Sonic Arts lecturer. [more]

20/02/2008: Liesbeth Kok
NZ based violist soon to return to the Netherlands to take up appointment as general manager of the Amsterdam Cello Biennale. [more]

21/02/2008: Michael Dauth
German violinist performing Tchaikovsky's 'Violin Concerto in D' with Christchurch Symphony and conductor Sir William Southgate. [more]

21/02/2008: Roger Stevenson
Director of Wellington Youth Choir previews upcoming season. [more]

21/02/2008: Wendy Doyle
NZ Opera resident emerging artist performing as part of company's fundraising concert at Ayrlies Gardens in Whitford. [more]

22/02/2008: Indra Hughes
Director of Auckland's Musica Sacra choir; beginning their 10th Anniversary season this weekend. [more]

22/02/2008: Sam Holloway
Reviews last night's Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra concert 'Playing With Fire' featuring Lithuanian pianist Muza Rubackyte. [more]

22/02/2008: Christian Knapp
American conductor in NZ for Auckland Philharmonia's 'Playing With Fire' and 'Rhapsody in Blue' concerts. [more]

22/02/2008: Jeremy Barnes
One half of Budapest based group 'A Hawk and a Hacksaw', in NZ for International Arts Festival. [more]

25/02/2008: Stephen De Pledge
UK based NZ pianist performing 'Landscapes' at NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

25/02/2008: Luke Whitlock
UK composer and BBC Radio 3 researcher. [more]

25/02/2008: Jonathan Hendry
Reviews NZ Arts Fest productions of 'Black Watch' and 'Three Sisters'. [more]

25/02/2008: Sam Holloway
Review's Jenny McLeod's new work for the NZ International Arts Festival's 'The Poet'. [more]

26/02/2008: Tim Arnold
International Operations Director of the Associated Board of the of the Royal Schools of Music. [more]

26/02/2008: Peter Mechen
Review's International Arts Festival production of Kurt Weill's operas 'The Lindberg Flight' and 'Seven Deadly Sins'. [more]

26/02/2008: Norman Meehan
Reviews Ornette Coleman's NZ International Arts Festival show last Friday night. [more]

27/02/2008: Christopher Saines
Auckland Art Gallery Director discusses upcoming redevelopment works. [more]

27/02/2008: Glenda Keam
Director of Contemporary Music programme at Unitec Waitakare campus in Auckland. [more]

27/02/2008: Tony Ryan
Review's Christchurch Symphony's first concert for the year 'The Planets'. [more]

28/02/2008: The Bad Plus
US Jazz trio in NZ for the International Arts Festival. [more]

28/02/2008: Richard Hand
UK Classical guitarist performing one-off concert at the New Zealand School of Music Mt Cook Campus; Fri 29, 1:10pm. [more]

28/02/2008: Philip Brownlee
Reviews pianist Stephen de Pledge's Arts Festival performance of 'Landscapes'. [more]

29/02/2008: Ali Craig and Nabil Stewart
Original cast members of National Theatre of Scotland’s production of‘Black Watch’. [more]

29/02/2008: Deirdre Tarrant
Review’s last opening night performance of Shen Wei Dance Arts at NZ Arts Festival. [more]

29/02/2008: Norman Meehan
Reviews NZ Arts Festival concert by‘The Bad Plus’. [more]

03/03/2008: David Suich
Member of 'The Ukulele Orchestra' of Great Britain currently touring NZ. [more]

03/03/2008: Peter Mechen
Reviews NZSO's International Arts Festival performance of 'Resonances'. [more]

03/03/2008: Adrienne Simpson
Review's NZ Opera's Arts Festival premiere of Matthew Suttor's work 'Trial of the Cannibal Dog'. [more]

04/03/2008: Mat Fieldes
NZ bassist from New York based 'Absolute Ensemble' in Wellington for the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

04/03/2008: Gregory Pikler
Adjudicator of National Concerto Competition final to be held in Christchurch this weekend. [more]

04/03/2008: Diedre Irons
Performing piano duets with Michael Houstoun for the launch of Invercargill's Civic Steinway on Monday 10 March. [more]

05/03/2008: Steven Isserlis
British cellist performing in four different productions a the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

05/03/2008: Okko Kamu
Finnish conductor of Auckland Phil’s upcoming Schumann and Sibelius concert. Thurs 6 March AK Town Hall. [more]

06/03/2008: Akram Khan
British-Bangladeshi dancer performing‘Sacred Monsters’with Sylvie Guillem at the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

06/03/2008: Philip Glass
American minimalist pioneer Philip Glass is in the country for NZ International Arts Festival performance of 'Book of Longing'. [more]

06/03/2008: Absolute Mahler
Peter Menchen reviews NZ International Arts Festival performance by the 'Absolute Ensemble'. [more]

06/03/2008: Donald Nicholson
Baroque keyboard specialist performing works by Francois Couperin and others at Wellington's NZ Portrait Gallery this weekend. [more]

07/03/2008: Absolute Arabian Nights Review
Norman Meehan reviews last night's NZ International Arts Festival performance by the Absolute Ensemble. [more]

07/03/2008: Richard Harwood
British cellist in NZ for two concerts with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

10/03/2008: Donal Lunny
Irish folk musician touring the country with Celtic/Maori collaboration 'Green Fire Islands'. [more]

10/03/2008: Sacred Monsters Review
Deirdre Tarrant reviews dance-work featuring Sylvie Guillem and Akram Kahn. [more]

10/03/2008: Boston Camerata Review
Robert Oliver reviews last night’s performance at Wellinton’s St Mary of the Angels Cathedral. [more]

10/03/2008: Steven Isserlis Review
Allan Badley reviews British cellist’s multiple concerts at NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

11/03/2008: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
French concert pianist performing with the NZ Symphony Orchestra in 'French Finesse' as part of the NZ Internat Arts Fest. [more]

11/03/2008: Book Of Longing Review
Peter Mechen reviews NZ International Arts Festival performance of Philip Glass and Leonard Cohen’s new collaboration. [more]

11/03/2008: Mavis Staples Review
Colin Morris review’s last night’s NZ International Festival performance by US jazz legend. [more]

11/03/2008: Sean Ruane
UK tenor performing in Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s concert 'When Irish Eyes Are Smiling'. [more]

12/03/2008: John Williams
Renowned classical guitarist John Williams plays in Auckland this weekend with John Etheridge. [more]

12/03/2008: Giselle
Deirdre Tarrant reviews Irish choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan's 'Giselle' - on at the NZ Intl Festival of the Arts. [more]

12/03/2008: Bach to Bacchus
New Zealand born French based organist Christopher Hainsworth is touring New Zealand with his concert 'Bach to Bacchus'. [more]

13/03/2008: Hamish McKeich
Conductor of contemporary music group Stroma - performing 'Chaplinoperas' as part of the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

13/03/2008: Clube do Balanco Review
Norman Meehan reviews Brazillian samba rock group's NZ International Arts Festival performance. [more]

13/03/2008: Hans-George Wimmer
German Baritone in NZ for Bach Musica's production of Bach's St Matthew's Passion in Auckland this weekend. [more]

14/03/2008: Gregory Harrington
New York based Irish classical violinist currently touring New Zealand. [more]

14/03/2008: French Finesse Review
Richard Mapp reviews last night's NZSO concert featuring French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. [more]

14/03/2008: Honour Bound Review
Jonathan Hendry reviews NZ International Arts Festival production of Honour Bound. [more]

17/03/2008: Michael Stewart
Director of Wellington's 'Tudor Consort' choir - gearing up for Easter weekend performances. [more]

17/03/2008: John Ritchie and Frank Gurr
NZ Composer celebrating 50th Anniversary of his Concertino for Clarinter and String Orchestra - plus original soloist [more]

18/03/2008: Tim Slade
Australian director of new documentary 'Four' - following four violinists playing Vivaldi's four seasons. [more]

18/03/2008: ChaplinOperas Review
Phil Brownlee reviews Stroma's NZ International Arts Festival production of Benedict Mason's work. [more]

18/03/2008: WOMAD Review
John Pilley looks at last weekend's WOMAD Taranaki festival. [more]

19/03/2008: Linda Kitchen
UK Director of 'Time Pieces' - part of Southern Opera's double bill tour of the South Island which begins in Nelson next week. [more]

19/03/2008: Craig Sheppard
US pianist in NZ to perform Bach's 'Well Tempered Clavier - Book II'. Hunter Council Chamber, Sat 21 March. [more]

19/03/2008: Christchurch Symphony Review
Tony Ryan reviews 'Bravura' featuring works by Psathas, Brahms and Beethoven. [more]

20/03/2008: Paul Whelan
NZ Baritone back from the English National Opera to perform St John's Passion with the CBS Choir in Christchurch tomorrow night. [more]

20/03/2008: Liam Ryan
Director of 'Easter National Jazz Festival' in Tauranga which begins tonight. [more]

20/03/2008: 'Postcard Home' - Dorothy Kerr
UK based NZ composer gives us this week's 'Postcard Home'. [more]

25/03/2008: Jodi Wright
Director of New Zealand Jazz Festival in Christchurch takes us through the line-up. [more]

25/03/2008: Jenny Wollerman
Wellington based Soprano recently completed research project 'NZ Singers Taking Flight' for singers wanting to study in the UK. [more]

25/03/2008: Eggner Trio
Austrian chamber music group made up of three brothers, touring the country on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

26/03/2008: Natalie Clein
British cellist making her New Zealand debut with the NZSO playing Elgar's Cello Concerto. [more]

26/03/2008: Dudley Benson
NZ composer and musician conducting NZ tour with his many member band. [more]

27/03/2008: Michael Parmenter
NZ choreographer recently returned from 'Tanzplatform' dance conference in Dusseldorf, Germany discusses his findings. [more]

27/03/2008: Terence Dennis
NZ pianist about to begin a four city recital of Wagner and Liszt piano works. [more]

27/03/2008: Maceo Parker
US funk legend and saxophonist in the country for the International Jazz and Blues Festival currently on in Christchurch. [more]

28/03/2008: David Lawrence and Frances Moore
Director and soprano from NIMBY Opera's production of Lyell Cresswell's one act opera 'Good Angel Bad Angel'. [more]

28/03/2008: Max Kenworthy
British organist and jazz pianist returning to the UK after 6 years in NZ. [more]

28/03/2008: Salina Fisher
14 year-old NZ composer has had two piano works selected to take part in 2008 International Congress on Women in Music. [more]

31/03/2008: Bryn Harrison
UK composer whose new work 'A Tanlged Garden' was premiered by Auckland based contemporary music ensemble 175 East. [more]

31/03/2008: John Chen
NZ Pianist John Chen is back home this week to play Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

01/04/2008: Pietari Inkinen
Eva chats with the new New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Music Director and talks things Finn. [more]

01/04/2008: Ben Baker
Eva talks to this young and exceptional NZ violinist back home from the UK for a brief tour. [more]

01/04/2008: NZSO Review
Janina Nicoll reviews Friday night's concert featuring British cellist Natalie Clein. [more]

02/04/2008: Madeline Bender
American soprano performing 'Starias' concert with NZ bass Paul Whelan at Nelson School of Music this weekend. [more]

02/04/2008: Pepe Becker and Lauren Armishaw
NZ soprano's and early music specialists performing 'Love and Lament' Sacred Heart Cathedral Wgtn Sun 6 Apr. [more]

02/04/2008: Good Angel Bad Angel
Garth Wilshere reviews last night's NIMBY Opera NZ premiere of Lyell Cresswell's one act opera. [more]

03/04/2008: Antoinette Halloran
Australian soprano performing 'Sings Wellington' series at Ilott Theatre Monday night and Mimi in NZ Opera's La Boheme in May. [more]

03/04/2008: Christchurch Jazz Fest Review
Susan de Jong reviews a number of acts from the NZ International Jazz Festival. [more]

03/04/2008: Paul Smith
Dunedin Fringe Festival Director gives us a rundown of events. [more]

04/04/2008: Ivan Meyleman
Flemmish conductor and trombonist in NZ for Manukau Symphony Orchestra's 'Abundant Air' concerts 5-6 April. [more]

04/04/2008: Sarah Watkins
New Zealand Trio pianist talks about upcoming tour and new cd release. [more]

04/04/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's Auckland Phil concert featuring NZ pianist John Chen. [more]

07/04/2008: Chris Doig
NZ tenor and Chief Executive of New Zealand Cricket speaks about his recent honourary doctorate from Lincoln University. [more]

07/04/2008: Sally Sloman
Director of Auckland's Opera Factory; currently in the midst of festival of short operas. [more]

08/04/2008: Lin Jiang
Chinese-born Australian French horn virtuoso playing in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'In Nature's Realm' concert. [more]

08/04/2008: Wayne Mason
NZ songwriter and musician touring the country with newly released CD 'Sense Got Out'. [more]

09/04/2008: Helene Pohl
New Zealand String Quartet 1st violinist previews upcoming nationwide tour. [more]

09/04/2008: Gary Harris
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company Director takes us through 'Manon'. [more]

09/04/2008: NZSO Review
Tony Ryan reviews the premiere of Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara's 'A Tapestry of Life'. [more]

09/04/2008: David Griffiths
NZ Composer, baritone, Senior Lecturer and head of music dept at Waikato University discusses their upcoming Aria competition. [more]

10/04/2008: Margaret Medlyn
Top NZ Soprano singing the lead role in Struass's 'Salome' for Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Opera in Concert'. [more]

11/04/2008: Rachael Griffiths-Hughes
Hamilton Civic Choir's music directo talks about The Armed Man, Karl Jenkins' Mass for Peace. [more]

11/04/2008: Opera Hawkes Bay
The company celebrates its 21st year and the founder talks about its inception. [more]

11/04/2008: Sound Circuit
An experimental aural-art project commissioned by th Adam Art Galery. [more]

11/04/2008: Postcard Home
This week's postcard features composer Fritha Jameson who is currently resident in Shanhai. [more]

14/04/2008: Pascal Roge and Ami Hakuno
Top international pianists touring NZ with a programme of French music for four hands. [more]

14/04/2008: Lloyd Davis
Director of Otago Uni's Centre for Science Communication taking part in NZSO's 'Exploring Antarctica' festival. [more]

14/04/2008: Museums Aotearoa Awards
Museums Aotearoa Executive Director Phillipa Tocker and award winners Jim Geddes and Libby Sharpe. [more]

15/04/2008: Dave Smith
NZ satirist and playwright premiering new work 'See You Tomorrow' 24 April, Linden Social Centre Tawa. [more]

15/04/2008: Chris Watson
New Zealand composer and Otago University 2008 Mozart Fellow. [more]

15/04/2008: Brent Stewart
Hutt Valley Concert Orchestra Conductor gearing up for the ensemble's 50th Anniversary concert this weekend. [more]

16/04/2008: Busy Kiwi off Overseas
Richard Nunns on his forthcoming trip tp Gallipoli and living with Parkinson's disease. [more]

16/04/2008: Mahinarangi Tocker's Legacy
Robbie Duncan recorded Mahinarangi Tocker 's last album The Mongrel In Me. He talks about her legacy after her sudden death. [more]

16/04/2008: Last Concert for Veteran
Peter Watts on his last concert as Music Director of Auckland Choral after 20 years in the role. [more]

17/04/2008: Amazon Sounds
With experimental sound designer Sam Hamilton. [more]

17/04/2008: Fresh New Sounds From the Mainland
Christchurch musician Lauren Mitchell discusses her new CD Debut. [more]

18/04/2008: A Freezing Inspiration
Three composers discuss how a trip to Antarctica can influence their music. [more]

18/04/2008: Nicholas Braithwaite
Conductor of Southern Sinfonia's upcoming concert of Tchaikovsky's 'Pathetique' Symphony and Blake's 'Angel at Ahipara'. [more]

18/04/2008: Chuck Speicher
American music educator in New Zealand for presentations at high schools in Wellington and Auckland. [more]

18/04/2008: David Bremner
NZSO trombonist about to hit the road for NZ tour with trombone quartet 'BonaNZa'. [more]

21/04/2008: Kevin Le Fohn and Graham Hickman
Christchurch SO Artistic Director and Woolston Brass Music Director preview ANZAC concert. [more]

21/04/2008: NZSO Antarctica Review
Samuel Holloway review's last Friday night's concert in Wellington. [more]

21/04/2008: NZ Trio Review
Peter Mechen reviews Sunday afternoon's concert in Wellington. [more]

21/04/2008: Andrea Sanders
Founder of 'The Beat Girls' talks about the group's upcoming ANZAC Day concert at the Wellington Town Hall. [more]

22/04/2008: Alexa Still and Yolanda Kondonassis
NZ flautist and American harpist touring the country as 'Still/Chase/Kondonassis' for Chamber Music NZ. [more]

22/04/2008: Review - Strauss's Salome
Greg Neil reviews the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Opera in Concert production from last Friday night. [more]

23/04/2008: Patrick Nolan
Director of New Zealand Opera's upcoming season of Puccini's 'La Boheme'. [more]

23/04/2008: Laurice Gilbert
National Co-ordinator of New Zealand Poetry Society. [more]

23/04/2008: Ruia
Te Reo songwriter on the release of his latest album 12:24. [more]

24/04/2008: Kenneth Young
NZ composer and conductor is the recipient of this year's Trans Tasman Composer Exchange. [more]

24/04/2008: Michael Bell
Christchurch based composer having Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra performed by NZ Secondary Schools SO this weekend. [more]

24/04/2008: Miranda Adams
Auckland Phil Associate Concertmaster and violinist from Vivo trio performing in Tauranga this weekend. [more]

28/04/2008: Alda Rezende
Brazilian singer performing at Erupt Taupo Festival and touring country with other top Brazilian musicians. [more]

28/04/2008: Tiffany Speight
Australian soprano playing the role of Musetta in NZ Opera's upcoming production of Puccini's 'La Boheme'. [more]

28/04/2008: James Fry
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra clarinettist recently returned from professional development trip to Europe. [more]

29/04/2008: Tom Woods
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor previews his inaugural performance with the group in the role. [more]

29/04/2008: Julian Raphael
Organiser of Wellington Community Choir's 'Men's Singing Day' Sun 4 May -www.wellingtoncommunitychoir.org.nz. [more]

29/04/2008: Christoph Muecher
Goethe Institut director previews Human Rights Film Festival presentation of 'All Human Beings Are Born Equal'. [more]

30/04/2008: Peter Scholes
Auckland Chamber Orchestra founder and Music Director previews upcoming season. [more]

30/04/2008: Andrew Herro
Co-Dance Captain and dancer from Pilibolus Dance Theatre performing at The Edge in Auckland, 30 Apr- 3 May. [more]

30/04/2008: Barbara Glaser
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra CEO gives an overview of the organisation's support for NZ music. [more]

01/05/2008: Peter Walls
NZSO CEO speaks about the ensembles recently revealed Maori name and upcoming Made In NZ concert. [more]

01/05/2008: Ken Joblin
Organist and former Seminarian of St Mary Immaculate, Tauranga - arranged for NZ's oldest Hobday organ to be bought by the church. [more]

01/05/2008: Anthony Ritchie
NZ composer currently in Paris speaks about his 2nd Symphony being podcast on RNZ Concert this month. [more]

02/05/2008: Richard Taylor
Director of Wellington-based vocal 'Number 9' giving a concert called 'Best of British' tomorrow night. [more]

02/05/2008: Martin Staub
Swiss Piano Trio pianist touring NZ as guests of the Swiss Embassy. [more]

05/05/2008: Cilla Askew
Executive Director of the Centre of NZ Music talks about the NZSO's SOUNZ Readings happening today and tomorrow. [more]

05/05/2008: Drew James
Director of 'Erupt' Lake Taupo Festival gives rundown of events. [more]

05/05/2008: Lindsay Hearne and Kathryn Stevenson
Synesthesia doctoral researcher and subject speak about the condition where people see colours when hearing music. lhea010@ec.auckland.ac.nz [more]

06/05/2008: Robert Constable
Director of Auckland University School of Music previews Graduation Gala Concerto Competition. [more]

06/05/2008: Rae Holdsworth
Fulbright New Zealand spokesperson discusses this year's application process and opportunities. [more]

06/05/2008: Luke Di Somma
Christchurch composer and music director looking to raise funds to further his studies in New York. [more]

07/05/2008: Jesus Garcia
New York based tenor singing the role of Rudolfo in NZ Opera's production of Puccini's 'La Boheme'. [more]

07/05/2008: Robin Toan
Young NZ composer recently back from overseas travels and featured in NZSO SOUNZ readings. [more]

08/05/2008: Gao Ping
Chinese born Christchurch based pianist and composer performing his Piano Concerto with NZSO as part of Made in NZ concert. [more]

08/05/2008: Martin Roscoe
British concert pianist and chamber musician currently touring the country. [more]

08/05/2008: Richard Philips
Bach Musica conductor and music director previews this Sunday's concert at Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathederal, Parnell. [more]

09/05/2008: Brigid Bisley
Founder and Conductor of Waitakere City Orchestra previews upcoming concert this Sunday. [more]

09/05/2008: Whirimako Black
Top NZ Jazz singer performing with NZSO for their Made in NZ concert tonight. [more]

09/05/2008: Postcard Home - Naomi Dekker
Gives us a postcard home from Rotterdam. [more]

12/05/2008: Moana Maniapoto
Singer Moana Maniapoto talks about the making of her latest album 'Wha', released today. [more]

12/05/2008: Richard Gilewitz
American guitarist, Richard Gilewitz is touring the country, and will appear at the Taupo Festival tomorrow. [more]

12/05/2008: Ian Dando
Ian Dando reviews the NZSO, playing works by Gao Ping and Helen Bowater in Made in 'New Zealand'. [more]

13/05/2008: Sarah Hall
English author in the country for the Auckland Readers and Writers Festival. [more]

13/05/2008: Peter Mechen
Reviews last weekend's Baroque Voices and Bach Choir concerts in Wellington. [more]

13/05/2008: Robert Howell
Director of Auckland's Handel Consort and Quire. Performing NZ premiere of Handel's 'Semele' this weekend. [more]

14/05/2008: Gareth Farr
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra composer in residence premiering new work with the ensemble tomorrow night. [more]

14/05/2008: Seamus Casey Remembered
Wade Kernot speaks about his friend and singing colleague who died in Sydney yesterday after being hit by a car last week. [more]

14/05/2008: Ryan Knighton
Canadian author in the country for Auckland Readers and Writers Festival. [more]

15/05/2008: Heather O'Neill
Canadian novelist, poet, short story writer, broadcaster and journalist in NZ for Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

15/05/2008: Margo Knightbridge
One part of Auckland Trio 'The Three Mezzos' performing their 10th Anniversary concert this weekend. [more]

15/05/2008: Rinus Koole and Mark Whitfield
Dutch Flentrop Organ specialist with Pastor of St Paul's Lutheran Church Wellington where new organ has been installed. [more]

15/05/2008: Sarah Lineham and Nigel Edgecombe
Performers from two-person musical 'The Last Five Years' ; Bats Theatre Wellington; 15-24 May. [more]

16/05/2008: Baiba Skride
Top Latvian violinist in the country to tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

16/05/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
John Elmsly reviews last night's Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra concert featuring the premiere of Gareth Farr's 'Ex Stasis'. [more]

16/05/2008: Wulf Herzogenrath
German video art expert and curator in the country for exhibition currently touring New Zealand: 40yearsvideoart.de. [more]

19/05/2008: Tony Ryan
Christchurch based music reviewer reports on various performances he attended in the US earlier this month. [more]

19/05/2008: NZSO Review
Janina Nicoll reviews Saturday night's New Zealand Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Latvian violinist Baiba Skride. [more]

19/05/2008: Greg Clydesdale
Arranger and producer on new cd 'Legacy' featuring vocalist Kerry Glockling and English language text set to J.S Bach. [more]

20/05/2008: Werner Andreas Albert
Southern Sinfonia Guest Conductor previews this Sunday's concert featuring Chinese violinist Chaunyun Li. [more]

20/05/2008: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Azerbaijan-born American violinist and conductor leading the NZSO's Subscription Tour 2. [more]

20/05/2008: Okta Review
John Davies reviews last Friday night's performance by Waikato University's contemporary music ensemble. [more]

21/05/2008: Timothy Bartlett
Actor starring in Alan Bennett's play 'The History Boys', about to have its first local production at Court Theatre in Chch. [more]

21/05/2008: Richard Mapp
NZ pianist and Senior Lecturer previews Friday afternoon's New Zealand School of Music's Concerto Competition. [more]

21/05/2008: Victoria Simonsen
London based New Zealand cellist who competed in Royal Overseas League Competition final this week. [more]

22/05/2008: Bruce McKinnon
NZSO Chief Percussionist who premiered Peter Schole's"Bonk"for Percussion and Orchestra last night. [more]

22/05/2008: Janet Roddick
Wellington based musician, singer and composer talks about upcoming 'Baby Pops' concert with Wellington Orchestra. [more]

22/05/2008: Fortepiano
Producer Matthew Crawford speaks to piano maker Paul Downie about his recently completed instrument. [more]

23/05/2008: Douglas Mews and Roger Buckton
Period instrument specialists performing concert with recently built Fortepiano. Great Hall Chch Arts Centre Sunday 7:30pm. [more]

23/05/2008: Bella Hristova
Bulgarian born winne of 2007 Michael Hill Violin Competition currently touring New Zealand. [more]

23/05/2008: Holly Hoffman and Mike Wafford
US jazz flutist and pianist currently touring New Zealand. [more]

26/05/2008: Elric Hooper and Martin Setchell
Director and Musical Director of two Menotti operas being staged as part of Canterbury University's Platform Arts Festival. [more]

26/05/2008: Murray Hickman
Founding member of Wellington based 'Strike' ensemble. Recently premiered new concert 'Elemental' at Erupt Festival this month. [more]

26/05/2008: Shimmy Jiyane
Founding member of South Africa's Soweto Gospel Choir, currently touring New Zealand. [more]

26/05/2008: Author Slot - Paul Hersey
Where the Mountains Throw Their Dice - An insight into the kiwi climbing psyche. [more]

27/05/2008: Danny Mulherron
Writer, director and film maker who recently completed a film about his Grandfather, Richard Fuchs. [more]

27/05/2008: NZSQ Review
Janina Nicoll review's last Sunday's New Zealand String Quartet concert featuring clarinet soloist Philip Green. [more]

28/05/2008: Chris Szekely
Chief Librarian of Wellington's Alexander Turnbull Library talks about National Library expansion project. [more]

28/05/2008: Deirdre Tucker
Director of 'Clara' music/theatre show detailing the life of Clara Schumann. [more]

28/05/2008: Peter Willis
Member of 'The Committee', a group of Auckland composers who organise concerts of contemporary art music. [more]

29/05/2008: Simon O'Neill and Angela Brown
NZ tenor and US Soprano appearing in two Auckland concerts at St Patrick's Cathedral in June. [more]

29/05/2008: Tamas Vesmas
Romanian born pianist launching the 2008 Auckland International Piano Festival this weekend. [more]

29/05/2008: Dan Caddy
New Zealand School of Dance student taking part in the school's mid year choreographic season 'Steel Skeletons'. [more]

30/05/2008: Cath Anderson
Chief Executive of the NZ Music Commission reflects on this year's New Zealand music month. [more]

30/05/2008: Hayko Seimens
German organist in the country for the 2008 NZ Association of Organists Congress in Auckland. [more]

30/05/2008: James Instone
NZ composer currently living in Brunei sends us a postcard home. [more]

03/06/2008: Jennifer Ward-Lealand
NZ singer performing the lead role of Jenny Diver in Auckland Opera Studio's production of Weill's Threepenny Opera. [more]

03/06/2008: Charlotte Yates
NZ singer songwriter recently released new album 'Beggar's Choice'. [more]

04/06/2008: Marc Taddei
Wellington Orchestra Music Director previews upcoming 'Music of the Gods' tour. [more]

04/06/2008: Megan Collins
Reviews the 'Soweto Gospel Choir's' Wellington performance last weekend. [more]

05/06/2008: Christiaan van der Zee
Tasman String Quartet violist back in the country for a short tour with the ensemble before returning to the US. [more]

05/06/2008: Simon Philips
Director of musical theatre adaptation of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' currently playing in Auckland. [more]

05/06/2008: Iain Tetley
Conductor of massed choir for the Auckland premiere of Karl Jenkin's 'The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace'. [more]

06/06/2008: Richard Hardie
Chamber Music NZ Operations Manager speaks about the 2008 New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest. [more]

06/06/2008: Neil Ieremia
Founder and Artistic Director of 'Black Grace' dance group talks about current South Island tour. [more]

06/06/2008: David Squire
Member of 'V8 Vocal Ensemble' previews this weekend's concert in Tauranga. [more]

09/06/2008: Piers Lane
Renowned Australian pianist currently in NZ for a masterclasses, solo performances and concerts with the Southern Sinfonia. [more]

10/06/2008: Tom McLeod
NZ composer working with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra for their 'Cut To Music' concert this Saturday night. [more]

10/06/2008: Roger Wilson Reviews John Chen
Reviews last Saturday night's Wellington Orchestra concert featuring NZ pianist John Chen. [more]

11/06/2008: Rolf Gjelsten
Cellist from the NZ String Quartet talks about 'Up Close' an educational programme for children. [more]

11/06/2008: Pedro Carneiro
Portugese Percussionist performs with Contemporary Ensemble 'Stroma' in Wellington this Friday. [more]

11/06/2008: Michael Stewart
Director of the Tudor Consort talks about their upcoming performance of 16th Century English music. [more]

12/06/2008: Donald Nicholson
Newly appointed organist at Wellington's St Mary's Cathedral will debut this Sunday, with Messiaen's Le Banquet Celeste. [more]

12/06/2008: Nikolai Znaider
Danish virtuoso violinist and conductor Nikolai Znaider visits New Zealand to conduct the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

12/06/2008: Gray Nicol
Eva talks with the New Zealand video art pioneer who performs at the film archive tonight, 'Duck Calling'. [more]

13/06/2008: Jack Body
New Zealand composer Jack Body talks about recent projects that have seen him travel all over the world. [more]

13/06/2008: Vox Novus
Ron Hanson introduces the New York based organisation 'Vox Novus' established to promote and disseminate contemporary music. [more]

13/06/2008: NZSO Celebrity Series
Janina Nicoll reviews violinist Nikolai Znaider conducting and performing with the NZSO. [more]

13/06/2008: Budamir Miljkovic
Director and conductor of Christchurch based musical society 'Musica Balkanica'. [more]

16/06/2008: Simon Trpceski
Macedonian concert pianist touring the country with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

16/06/2008: Donald Maurice
Dominion String Quartet Violist performing with Richard Mapp tomorrow night at 'Expressions' in Upper Hutt. [more]

16/06/2008: Stroma Review
Philip Brownlee reviews last weekend's performance by the 'Stroma' new music ensemble. [more]

17/06/2008: Michael Hurst
Director of NZ Opera's upcoming production of Humperdinck's 'Hansel and Gretel.' [more]

17/06/2008: Donald Nicholson Review
Allan Thomas reviews concert of organ works by Messiaen, Couperin and Franck. [more]

18/06/2008: Amanda Skoog
Royal New Zealand Ballet General Manager speaks about their 'Great Costume Auction and Exibition' taking place next week. [more]

18/06/2008: Naomi Ferguson
NZ singer and dramatic artist featuring in this year's Christchurch Cabaret Festival. [more]

18/06/2008: Gary Daverne
Music Director and founder of Auckland Symphony Orchestra performing 'Last Night of the Proms' series this weekend. [more]

19/06/2008: John Rimmer
NZ composer being featured in a retrospective concert by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this Sunday. [more]

19/06/2008: Wolfram Christ
German composer and violist working with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra for their 'Splendour of Beethoven' series. [more]

19/06/2008: Garth Wilshere
Reviews three shows in Auckland; Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Threepenny Opera and NZ Opera's Young Artists Concert. [more]

20/06/2008: Paul Jenden
Writer and director of 'Rome: The Musical'. A collaboration with composer Gareth Farr. [more]

20/06/2008: Naoko Yoshino
Japanese virtuoso harpist currently touring NZ on behalf of the Embassy of Japan. [more]

20/06/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Review
Peter Hoar review's last night's APO concert featuring Bulgarian violinist Bella Hristova and conductor Arvo Volmer. [more]

23/06/2008: Sandra Reid
NZ International Film Festival programmer gives us a rundown of what's on offer. [more]

23/06/2008: NZSO
Roger Wilson reviews last Friday night's concert featuring pianist Simon Trpceski and conductor Yoel Levi. [more]

23/06/2008: Yoel Levi
The US/ Israeli conductor currently touring with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

24/06/2008: Anna Pierard
NZ soprano playing the role of Hansel in NZ Opera's production of Humperdinck's 'Hansel and Gretel'. [more]

24/06/2008: Christchurch Symphony Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Friday night's CSO concert featuring pianist Piers Lane and conductor Tom Woods. [more]

24/06/2008: Charlottemarie
US based world music singer and composer currently touring NZ. [more]

25/06/2008: Bernd Glemser
German pianist featuring in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Splendour of Beethoven' series. [more]

25/06/2008: Lada Valesova
Czech singer, pianist is in the country to work with NZ Opera for their upcoming performance of Janacek's 'Jenufa'. [more]

26/06/2008: Julian Raphael
Choral Conductor working with Nota Bene choir for their upcoming 'Big Sky - A World of Music' concert. [more]

26/06/2008: Joao Pedro Oliviera
Portuguese electro acoustic and orchestral composer working as artist in residence at Canterbury University. [more]

26/06/2008: Dan Beban and Chris O'Connor
NZ musicians, composers and sound recordists talk about their 'Mobile Sound Museum.' [more]

27/06/2008: Robert Oliver
Organiser of annual mid-winter 'Feast of Fools' which is on in Wellington this weekend. [more]

27/06/2008: Dmitry Rusakov
Deputy Director of Bach Musica previews their upcoming concert at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell; Sun 29 June, 5pm. [more]

27/06/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's 'Splendour of Beethoven' concert featuring pianist Bernd Glemser. [more]

30/06/2008: Oleg Marshev
Azerbajian-born pianist currently conducting an extensive recital tour of the North Island. [more]

30/06/2008: Natasha Conland
Auckland Art Gallery Modern Art Curator freshly back from her role as a 'Curatorial Comrade' at the 2008 Sydney Biennale. [more]

30/06/2008: David Hamilton
NZ composer conducting his own works for Auckland Choral's 'Hamilton Conducts Hamilton' concert this weekend. [more]

01/07/2008: Susan Bowland
Co-director of 'Operatunity' singing group who travel NZ to present musical concerts in the local communities. [more]

02/07/2008: Bellatrix Recorder Quartet
Sydney Conservatorium based ensemble touring the country on behalf of Caprice Arts. www.capricearts.org.nz [more]

02/07/2008: Michael Leighton-Jones
Music director of Melbourne University's Trinity College Choir, currently touring New Zealand. [more]

02/07/2008: Baldur Bronnimann
Swiss conductor in the country for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Splendour of Beethoven' series. [more]

03/07/2008: Katherine Austin
Pianist and member of the New Zealand Chamber Soloists currently touring the North Island. www.chambermusic.co.nz [more]

03/07/2008: Michael Joel
Violinist and conductor of the Wellington Chamber Orchestra performing this Sunday at St Paul's Cathedral Wellington. [more]

03/07/2008: Oleg Marshev Review
Sarah Watkins reviews Tuesday nights National Tour opening Auckland performance by Russian pianist. [more]

04/07/2008: Clay Jenkins
Legendary American jazz trumpeter touring New Zealand later this month. [more]

04/07/2008: Simon Vincent and Jude Gibson
Lead actor and director of Ensemble Impact's production of 'Metamorphosis' Bats Theatre Wgtn 9-19 July. [more]

04/07/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Review of last night's 'Splendour of Beethoven' concert featuring conductor Baldur Bronnimann and pianist Bernd Glemser. [more]

04/07/2008: Denny Liu
2006 National Piano Competition winner speaks about playing live at AK Airport for the arrival of adjudicator Ian Munro. [more]

07/07/2008: Jun Bouterey-Ishido
Winner of the 2008 National Piano Competition held in Keri Keri over the weekend. [more]

07/07/2008: Ian Munro
Adjudicator of the 2008 National Piano Competition. [more]

07/07/2008: Judy Millar
New Zealand artist chosen for the 2009 Venice Biennale. [more]

08/07/2008: Kerikeri International Piano Competition
Peter Mechen attended the competition, and talks about the young finalists. [more]

08/07/2008: John Psathas
Psathas' commissioned work 'Olympic Music' will be premiered by the NZSO at this year's Beijing Olympics. [more]

09/07/2008: John-Paul Muir
NZ pianist and member of trio Scintillatum, who are about to emabark on a four-week UK tour. [more]

09/07/2008: Michael Fulcher
St Paul's Cathedral Choir of Wellington Director of Music talks about upcoming European tour. [more]

09/07/2008: John Chen and Denny Liu Review
Heath Lees reviews Auckland International Piano Festival performances so far. [more]

10/07/2008: New Zealand Trio
Sarah Watkins, Justine Cormack and Ashley Brown talk about their upcoming performance of Gareth Farr's 'Triple Concerto.' [more]

10/07/2008: Jennifer Banks
New Zealand violinist Jennifer Banks is back in the country for performances with Nelson and Christchurch Symphony Orchestras. [more]

10/07/2008: Deirdre Lusby
Nelson Winter Festival Director gives us a rundown of what's in store over the next week and a half. [more]

11/07/2008: Helen Medlyn
NZ mezzo-soprano playing the roles of the witch and mother in NZ Opera's production of Humperdinck's 'Hansel and Gretel'. [more]

11/07/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews the third concert in the APO's 'Splendour of Beethoven' series. [more]

11/07/2008: Simone Rebello
British percussionist in the country to adjudicate the 128th NZ Brass Band Championships in Christchurch. [more]

14/07/2008: Kevin Moselely
Conductor of Marlborough District Brass - second place winners in 2008 NZ Brass Band Championships. [more]

14/07/2008: Howard Taylor
Conductor of Brisbane Excelsoir Brass- winners of this years NZ Brass Band Championships. [more]

14/07/2008: Robert Costin
British organist in the country for New Zealand tour. [more]

14/07/2008: Amy Hollingsworth
Top ballet dancer in the country to dance the lead role in the RNZ ballet Company's upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet. [more]

15/07/2008: Melvin Day and Frederic-Yves Jeannet
NZ painter and French wrtier collabrating in 'Stabat Mater' exhibition at the Millenium Art Gallery in Blenheim. [more]

15/07/2008: Die Stille vor Bach
Gunter Herbig reviews film based on performers of Bach's music - being shown at this year's NZ Film Festival. [more]

15/07/2008: AIPF Review
Heath Lees reviews Auckland International Piano Festival performances by Marcella Crudeli and Tamas Vesmas. [more]

16/07/2008: Vincenzo Manno
American singing teacher based at La Scala's Academy for Young Singers in Milan. Here for NEWZATS conference- www.newzats.org.nz [more]

16/07/2008: Tenzin Choegyal
Tibetan musician and singer in New Zealand for Himilayan Banquet at Whangarei's Tibetan Bhuddist Centre this Saturday. [more]

17/07/2008: Grant Hutchinson
Music Director of Christchurch based 'Jubilate Singers' ensemble presenting French works for choir and organ this Sunday. [more]

17/07/2008: David Long
NZ composer, producer and musician has just released his new CD 'Cross Creek'. [more]

18/07/2008: Alexander Ivashkin
Russsian cellist performing with the Christchurch Symphony this weekend. [more]

18/07/2008: Richard Mapp
Reviews 'Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037' which is being screened at the NZ Film Festival. [more]

18/07/2008: Florian Habicht and Marc Chesterman
Filmmaker and Composer of 'Rubbings from a Live Man' being screened at the NZ Film Festival. [more]

21/07/2008: Michael Houstoun
NZ pianist and conductor working with Opus Chamber Orchestra in their upcoming performances in Hamilton, Rotorua and Tauranga. [more]

21/07/2008: Alison Isadora
NZ composer back from Holland for lecture and performance tour. [more]

21/07/2008: Rae de Lisle Feature
Jenny McIntyre interviews and observes the work of piano teacher and world leader in the treatment of Focal Dystonia. [more]

22/07/2008: Takacs Quartet
Violist Geraldine Walther and violinist Karoly Schranz talk about their New Zealand tour. [more]

22/07/2008: Christchurch Symphony Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday nights performance featuring Conductor Vladimir Verbitsky and Cellist Alexander Ivashkin. [more]

22/07/2008: Luca Manghi
NZ based Italian flautist performing Mozart's Flute Concerto No.2 in D with the Southern Sinfonia this weekend. [more]

23/07/2008: Judy Bellingham
Otago University singing teacher and Artistic Director of the 24th New Zealand Singing School. [more]

23/07/2008: Phil Broadhurst
NZ jazz pianist previews 'Spain' - his upcoming tribute concert to Chick Corea. Massey University Albany Campus - Saturday 8pm. [more]

24/07/2008: Alban Gerhardt
German cellist currently touring as a soliost with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

24/07/2008: Darlene Johnson
Australian film maker and director of documentary 'River of No Return', screening at NZ Film Festival. [more]

24/07/2008: Takacs Quartet Review
James Gardner reviews last night's performance by touring US-based Hungarian string quartet. [more]

25/07/2008: Julia Jones
British conductor about to start a national tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

25/07/2008: Peter Scholes
Music Director of the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, conducting Sunday's concert at the Auckland Town Hall. [more]

25/07/2008: Peter Scholes
Music Director of the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, conducting Sunday's concert at the Auckland Town Hall. [more]

25/07/2008: Anna McGregor
Clarinettist performing on Sunday with pianist Amber Rainey at the University of Auckland's Music Theatre. [more]

28/07/2008: Donald O'Neil and Richard Beauchamp
Violist and pianist from Tawahi Trio currently touring NZ. [more]

28/07/2008: NZSO Review
Janina Niccol reviews last Friday night's NZSO concert featuring cellist Alban Gerhardt and conductor Julia Jones. [more]

29/07/2008: Timothy Constable
Australian percussionist and electronic music producer performing one-off concert at Auckland Uni School of Music. [more]

29/07/2008: Christopher Kiver
British choral conductor in the country for 12 weekend choral workshops from Invercargill to Whangarei. [more]

30/07/2008: Dianne Abraham
Opera Hawke's Bay chairperson discusses decision to cancel upcoming season of Donizetti's 'The Elixir of Love'. [more]

30/07/2008: Otago University Feature
Prof Henry Johnson, Dr Graeme Downes, and Grant Robertson discuss the role of music in shaping NZ's national identity. [more]

30/07/2008: Haihong Liu
1st violinist from Aroha String Quartet speaks about the group's history and previews upcoming events. www.arohaquartet.co.nz [more]

31/07/2008: Phil Dadson
Composer and Sonic Artist talks about his contribution to Sonic Self exhibition currently on at New York's Chelsea Art Gallery. [more]

31/07/2008: Gillian Jerome
Director of the Wellington Gilbert and Sullivan Society's upcoming production of 'Iolanthe'. [more]

31/07/2008: Roy Tankersley
Music Director of St Mark's and St Andrew's in Palmerston North giving a lunchtime organ recital in Wellington today. [more]

01/08/2008: Niels Bijl
Visiting Dutch saxophonist playing a one-off concert tonight at the New Zealand School of Music VUW campus. [more]

01/08/2008: Richard Nunns
Top NZ Taonga Puoro player talks about his performance at 'Om The Space' and his recent trip to Gallipoli. [more]

01/08/2008: Jitka Pokorna and Krystof Leisky
Czech folk dancers currently touring NZ on behalf of Folk Dance New Zealand. [more]

04/08/2008: John Chen and Feng Ning
Visiting pianist John Chen and violinist Feng Ning are touring New Zealand. [more]

04/08/2008: Michele Leggott
New Zealand Laureate poet Michele Leggott appears at a public event in Wellington tonight. [more]

04/08/2008: Kyle MacDonald
Baritone with Wellington's St Paul's Cathedral Choir reports from London. [more]

05/08/2008: Anna Leese
London based Soprano Anna Leese returns to New Zealand for a whirl-wind tour. [more]

05/08/2008: Grant Sinclair
Wellington based trombonist is off to the Royal Academy in London - the 2nd ever New Zealander to be accepted. [more]

06/08/2008: Professor Kathleen Coleman
Kathleen Coleman is Professor of Latin at Harvard University, and talks about the music of gladiatorial Rome. [more]

06/08/2008: Jared Holt
NZ baritone Jarod Holt appears with the Southern Sinfonia in Dunedin this weekend for a performance of Carmina Burana. [more]

06/08/2008: Grant Sinclair
Wellington based trombonist is off to the Royal Academy in London - the 2nd ever New Zealander to be accepted. [more]

06/08/2008: Tim Dodd
Tim Dodd accompanies the silent film 'Safety Last' in the Dunedin Film Festival. [more]

07/08/2008: Susanna Stefani Caetani
Italian concert pianist Susanna Stefani-Caetani performs Bartok's 1st piano concerto with the APO this evening. [more]

07/08/2008: Douglas Bielman
Bielmann is violinist with the NZ String Quartet, and talks about the groups recent tour to North America. [more]

08/08/2008: Uwe Grodd and Christopher Hinterhuber
Director of the Manukau Symphony Orchestra Uwe Grodd with visiting pianist Christopher Hinterhuber. [more]

08/08/2008: Ron Hanson
Introduces British musician Simon Wickham-Smith. [more]

08/08/2008: Lang Lang
Chinese concert pianist talks about his recently published autobiography Journey of a Thousand Miles. [more]

08/08/2008: Minji Kang and Esther Kim
Violinist Esther Kim and cellist Minji Kang from the Hayastan Trio talk about being in the final of the NZ Chamber Music Contest [more]

11/08/2008: Kenneth Young and Donald Maurice
Kenneth and Donald will conduct the NZSM Orchestra this Wednesday, performing works by Hindemith, Stravinsky and Bartok. [more]

11/08/2008: Sarah Watkins
Sarah reviews The National Chamber Music Competition Finals that took place at the Auckland Town Hall on Saturday night. [more]

11/08/2008: Salina Fisher
Young violinist from the Bedrich Quartet that won this years National Chamber Music Competition. [more]

12/08/2008: Ross Harris (Music Not Available)
New Zealand composer Ross Harris will have his 3rd Symphony premiered by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this Thursday. [more]

12/08/2008: Brent Stewart and Karlo Margetic
The Wellington Youth Orchestra will premiere Karlo Margetic's Xylophone Concerto with percussionist Brent Stewart this Sunday. [more]

13/08/2008: Gao Ping
Chinese born composer and pianist talks about tomorrow night's concert 'Music to the Rescue'. [more]

13/08/2008: Jacques Lacombe
NZSO's Guest Conductor will appear with the orchestra in Wellington tonight, along with concert pianist Yefim Bronfman. [more]

13/08/2008: Jonathan Baker
APO's Tuba player debut's as Concert Master this Saturday with the premiere of the ' New Zealand Friendly Orchestra'. [more]

14/08/2008: Mark Knoops
London based pianist appearing with 175 East this weekend talks about his relationship with contemporary music. [more]

14/08/2008: Ruddygore
Gilbert and Sullivan Opera being staged in Dunedin from next weekend. Director Hilary Norris and tenor Justin Freind. [more]

14/08/2008: Frank Andersen
Artistic Director of the Royal Danish Ballet is guest teacher at the NZ School of Dance this week. [more]

15/08/2008: Hadleigh Adams
Young bass baritone sings Bach's Peasant Cantata with Soprano Kate Lineham and the Vector Wellington Orchestra. [more]

15/08/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Review
John Elmsly talks about the premiere of Ross Harris' 3rd Symphony and violinist Feng Ning. [more]

15/08/2008: Sharon Thorburn and Simon Toyne
Director of the Kotuku Choir which has it's 'Sing Out Strong' event this Sunday in Wellington www.singanewsong.org.nz. [more]

18/08/2008: Henry Wong Doe
New Zealand pianist returns home from New York to perform Grieg's piano concerto with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

18/08/2008: 175 East Review
Samuel Holloway reviews Saturday's concert in Auckland which featured the visiting pianist Mark Knoop. [more]

18/08/2008: Julie Mason
Auckland-based jazz pianist and vocalist talks about the debut CD of her ensemble, Julie Mason and the Jazz Divas. [more]

19/08/2008: Jane Glover
English conductor visiting New Zealand with the Mark Morris Dance Group for the show, Mozart Dances. [more]

19/08/2008: Anna Leese Review
A review of soprano Anna Leese and pianist Terence Dennis, who performed in Wellington on Monday. [more]

20/08/2008: Elizabeth Crayford
The organiser of The Big Sing secondary schools' choral competition, the country's largest competitive event. [more]

20/08/2008: Feng Ning and John Chen review
Justine Cormack reviews Monday's performance by the young stars, violinist Feng Ning and pianist John Chen. [more]

20/08/2008: James Tibbles
Director of the baroque music ensemble The Age of Discovery previews rare performances of works for cornetto and dulcian. [more]

21/08/2008: Robert Oliver
The director of Wellington's Musica Sacra series discusses Sunday's concert at the Church of St Mary of the Angels. [more]

21/08/2008: Debbie Carter
A founding member of the world music choir, Global Voices, previews a cabaret-style event in Christchurch on Saturday. [more]

22/08/2008: Joko Susilo and Budi Putra
A shadow puppeteer and a gamelan leader are collaborating on a series of puppetry events at Te Papa this weekend. [more]

22/08/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's concert which featured the New Zealand pianist, Henry Wong Doe. [more]

22/08/2008: Yunzhi Ling
The Chinese violinist who won the 2006 Gisborne Music Competition is about to appear with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. [more]

25/08/2008: Madeliene Pierard
New Zealand Soprano returns from London to perform with NZ Youth Orchestra tomorrow night in Wellington. [more]

25/08/2008: Debra Shearer-Dirie
Guest adjudicator of the weekends National Secondary School's Choral Competition 'the Big Sing'. [more]

25/08/2008: Wyn Davies
Guest conductor with the APO's 'Last Night of the Proms' this Saturday night at Auckland's Aotea Centre. [more]

26/08/2008: Gillian Ansell
New Zealand String Quartet violist describes the French Connections in the group's forthcoming tour. [more]

26/08/2008: Christchurch Symphony Review
Tony Ryan reviews Sunday's concert which featured the prize-winning violin soloist Yunzhi Ling. [more]

26/08/2008: Wendy van Delden and Helen Guthrie
Organisers of the Waikanae Music Society discuss their succesful organisation's thirtieth anniversary. [more]

27/08/2008: Greg O'Brien
The writer and artist is presenting the Janet Frame Memorial Lecture at the launch of New Zealand Book Month. [more]

27/08/2008: Andrew Withington
The new Musical Director of the New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir explains his enthusiasm for his new role. [more]

27/08/2008: Mozart Dances Review
Jennifer Shennan reports on the Mark Morris Dance Group's show, Mozart Dances. [more]

28/08/2008: Bridget Douglas
NZSO flutist reports from Beijing where her orchestra has just made its debut in the Forbidden City. [more]

28/08/2008: National Youth Orchestra Review
Janina Niccol reviews Monday's concert as the NYO embarks on its tour of the main centres. [more]

28/08/2008: Stephen Rowley and Terry Rieper
The director and the chairperson of Wellington's Bach Choir discuss the group's fortieth anniversary celebrations. [more]

29/08/2008: David Malacari
Auckland Festival Director on the preview launch of his next major project, AK09. [more]

29/08/2008: Adrian Collette
Opera Australia Chief Executive discusses his company's 2009 season which features some big New Zealand names. [more]

29/08/2008: New Zealand String Quartet Review
Michael Joel reviews Thursday's NZSQ performance which featured the guest pianist, Michael Houstoun. [more]

29/08/2008: David Squire
Chairperson of the 25th KBB Music Festival explains the rewards and challenges of his secondary schools' festival. [more]

01/09/2008: Ben Hoadley
Bassoonist discusses his concerto engagement this weekend with Bach Musica. [more]

01/09/2008: Aidan Lang
Director of Wellington Orchestra's semi-staged production of Bartok's opera, Bluebeard's Castle. [more]

02/09/2008: James Ehnes
Canadian superstar violinist is to perform the Tchaikovsky concerto with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

02/09/2008: Claire O'Neil
New Zealand choreographer has returned from ten years in Europe to present a new show, MTY land. [more]

02/09/2008: Tabea Squire
Composer-in-residence with the National Youth Orchestra discusses the recent tour which featured her work, Feverdream. [more]

03/09/2008: Ashley Brown - NZ Trio
NZ Trio cellist describes his group's forthcoming national tour, Beyond the Pale. [more]

03/09/2008: Amelia Harris and Andrew Clifford
Organiser and artist involved in a new exhibition exploring the notion of transforming light into sound. [more]

03/09/2008: Pepe Becker
Soprano taking part in a contemporary dance collaboration and also preparing for a Baroque Voices tour. [more]

04/09/2008: Murray Shaw
Chief Executive of the Christchurch Symphony on a free concert to thank the city's residents for 50 years of support. [more]

04/09/2008: Tamas Vesmas
Pianist celebrates 25 years in New Zealand with a national recital tour of great classics. [more]

04/09/2008: Clare Maclean
New Zealand-born composer now based in Australia but back home for the NZSO-SOUNZ readings of new orchestral works. [more]

05/09/2008: George Henare
Veteran performer is honoured by Te Waka Toi for his outstanding contribution to Maori theatre. [more]

05/09/2008: Jenny Bornholdt
One of two poets featured on a recent CD release by Jarem Records in which the writers read their own work. [more]

05/09/2008: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Justine Cormack reviews Thursday's concert which featured the visiting Canadian violinist, James Ehnes. [more]

05/09/2008: Paul Whelan
Bass baritone starring in the Wellington Orchestra's semi-staged production of Bartok's opera, Bluebeard's Castle. [more]

08/09/2008: Murray Khouri
Artistic Director of the inaugural Wanganui Spring Music Festival. [more]

08/09/2008: Wellington Orchestra Review
Roger Wilson reviews Saturday's concert which included a semi-staged performance of Bartok's opera, Bluebeard's Castle. [more]

09/09/2008: Ashley Dean
Restage Director of New Zealand Opera's production of Janacek's opera, Jenufa. [more]

09/09/2008: Simon Over
Music Director of the UK's Southbank Sinfonia was recently in New Zealand to scout for young talent. [more]

09/09/2008: Thomas Goss
Composer and arranger charged with translating Che-Fu's music for orchestral accompaniment. [more]

10/09/2008: Alexandra Hay
Winner of the 2008 New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Todd Corporation Young Composer Awards 2008. [more]

10/09/2008: Brian Law
Christchurch City Choir Music Director Brian Law discusses the performance of Elgar's 'Dream of Gerontius' with a massed choir of 180 in Christchurch this weekend. [more]

10/09/2008: Elizabeth Smither
Winner of The Prime Ministers Award for Literary Achievemen for poetry, on her career as a writer spanning 30 years. [more]

10/09/2008: Rupert d'Cruze
Rupert d'Cruze is the new musical director for the Waikato Symphony Orchestra. [more]

11/09/2008: John Banks
Mayor of Auckland explains why the council has contibuted extra finance to keep the Auckland Philharmonia and Opera NZ solvent. [more]

11/09/2008: Stephen Wainwright
The CEO of Creative New Zealand justfies the handouts to the APO and Opera New Zealand. [more]

11/09/2008: Michael Williams
The Hamilton composer talks about the world premiere of his Triple Concerto this week. [more]

11/09/2008: Ross Edwards
Australian composer whose piano trio is being performed by the New Zealand Trio on their current tour of the country. [more]

11/09/2008: Chris Gendall
Winner of the 2008 APRA SOUNZ Contemporary award. [more]

12/09/2008: Virko Baley
American-Ukrainian composer Virko Baley talks about his life and contemporary music . [more]

12/09/2008: Peter Walls
Peter Walls chief executive of The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra announces the orchestra's 2009 season. [more]

12/09/2008: Peter Trevelyan
Artist Peter Trevelyan talks about his installation in Christchurch's Physics Room. [more]

15/09/2008: Anne Sophie Duprels
French soprano in the lead role of NZ Opera's upcoming production of Janacek's 'Jenufa'. [more]

15/09/2008: NZ Trio Review
Anthony Ritchie reviews last Friday night's concert at Dunedin's Glenroy Auditorium. [more]

16/09/2008: Christian Lindberg
Swedish trombonist and composer currently touring with the NZSO. [more]

16/09/2008: Christchurch City Choir Review
Tony Ryan reviews last weekend's performance of Elgar's 'Dream of Gerontius' at the Christchurch Town Hall. [more]

16/09/2008: Jack Gray
Auckland based choreographer and dancer whose company is premiering new work 'Tuawhenua' tomorrow night at Bats Theatre Wgtn. [more]

17/09/2008: David Hamilton
Scottish tenor in NZ to perform Elgar's Dream of Gerontius in Wellington Town Hall this Saturday with Orpheus Choir. [more]

17/09/2008: Christian Lindberg Review
David Chaulk review last Friday night's NZSO concet featuring Swedish trombonist Christian Lindberg. [more]

17/09/2008: Michael Stewart
Wellington's Sacred Heart Cathedral Director of Music previews upcoming concert. Sun 21 Sept 2pm. Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wgtn. [more]

18/09/2008: Aiden Lang
NZ Opera General Director talks about the 2009 season that was launched in Wellingtin last night. [more]

18/09/2008: Tim Walker
Auckland Museum's Head of Museum Delivery talks about their Heritage Festival 08. 20 Sept - 5 Oct Various Venues. [more]

18/09/2008: Tom McGrath
NZ pianist presenting a programme of music for two pianos with Terence Dennis. CHCH Arts Centre 23rd Sept. [more]

18/09/2008: Nan Gibson
NZ pianist and organiser of fundraising concert to halt the development of Auckland's Long Bay waterfront. [more]

19/09/2008: Te Oti Rakena
Auckland University School of Music Vocal Studies Co-ordinator talks about young singers' workshop this weekend and his work. [more]

19/09/2008: Tristan Carter
Violinist and winner of last year's NZSM composer competition talks about his travels and music. [more]

19/09/2008: Marilyn Crispell
New York based jazz piano legend in the country for one performance only -tonight, 8:30pm The Limelight - Aotea Centre. [more]

19/09/2008: Andrew MacMillan
Founder of free-improvisation music organisation Vitamin-S and member of the New Pacific Music Ensemble. [more]

19/09/2008: Simone Roggen and Petya Mihneva
New Zealand violinist and Bulgarian pianist currently touring the North Island. [more]

22/09/2008: Elric Hooper
Director of Southern Opera's production of Verdi's Il Trovatore which opens in Christchurch tomorrow evening. [more]

22/09/2008: Sacha Copland
Founder and choreographer of Java Dance Company previews 'The Back of the Bus' which premieres tomorrow night in Wellington. [more]

22/09/2008: Jenufa Review
Greg Neil and Raymond Hawthorne review last Saturday night's opening of NZ Opera's production of Janacek's 'Jenufa'. [more]

22/09/2008: John Chen
NZ pianist being honoured tonight with Auckland University's 2008 Alumnus of the Year Award. [more]

23/09/2008: Hannu Lintu
Finnish conductor currently touring with the NZSO. [more]

23/09/2008: Hamish McKeich
Conductor of Stroma new music ensemble performing 'Strange Loops' concert tomorrow night, 8pm, Ilott Teatre, Wgtn. [more]

23/09/2008: Clare Derby
Campaign organiser has successfully aquired a new Steinway Grand Piano for Expressions Art and Entertainment Centre in Upper Hutt. [more]

24/09/2008: Alan Broadbent
Grammy Award winning LA based New Zealand jazz pianist, composer and arranger back in the country for one Auckland show only. [more]

24/09/2008: Philip Norman
NZ composer and author of new book 'From Summer School to the Olympics - the rise of New Zealand Composition 1946-2006'. [more]

24/09/2008: Organ tuner Gerald Green
Hermione Johnson catches up with organ tuner Gerald Green as he works on the Wellington Cathedral organ. [more]

25/09/2008: Grant Meese
Director of Wellington Musical Theatre's production of Rogers and Hammerstien's 'The Sound of Music'. [more]

25/09/2008: Hershal Herscher and Linn Lorkin
Members of 'The Jews Brothers' band about to embark on a New Zealand-wide tour. [more]

25/09/2008: Claire Farago
US Academic in the country to present a series of lectures on the idea of art in the present era of globalisation. [more]

26/09/2008: Sir Jon Trimmer
Royal New Zealand Ballet's longest serving dancer is being honoured at Government House this weekend. [more]

26/09/2008: Michael Peschardt
BBC journalist and broadcaster in NZ to guest judge the World of Wearable Arts 'International Award' in Wellington. [more]

26/09/2008: Tony Lambert
Director of the Italian Film Festival - opening around the country as of next week. [more]

29/09/2008: Mary Jane O'Reilly
Director of Auckland's Tempo Dance Festival. [more]

29/09/2008: Alan Broadbent Review
Phil Broadhurst reviews last night's Auckland concert by NZ jazz legend Alan Broadbent. [more]

29/09/2008: Elena Bocharova
Russian Mezzo Soprano singing the role of 'Azucena' in the Southern Opera's upcoming production of Verdi's 'Il Trovatore'. [more]

29/09/2008: Robert Howell
Director of Handel Consort and Quire performing Handel's Athaliah this Saturday and Sunday at Pitt St Methodist Church, Auckland. [more]

30/09/2008: Michael Parmenter
NZ choreographer premiering new work 'TENT' in Wellington tomorrow night. www.tentdanceproject.com [more]

30/09/2008: Barbara Glaser and Antony Ernst
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Chief Executive and Manager of Programming unviel 2009 programme. [more]

30/09/2008: Stroma Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last Wednesday night's Wellington concert called 'Strange Loops'. [more]

01/10/2008: Jack Body and Nyoman Sukerta
NZ Composer/Producer and Balinese masked-dance master performing 'The Seven Ages of Man' in Wellington this weekend. www.gamelan.org.nz [more]

01/10/2008: Southern Opera Review
Tony Ryan reviews last night's season opening performance of 'Il Trovatore' in Christchurch. [more]

01/10/2008: Kolja Blacher
Ex-concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic in the country to lead the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. www.aucklandphil.co.nz [more]

02/10/2008: Euan Murdoch
Chamber Music NZ Chief Executive gives us a rundown of the 2009 Season which was launched today. [more]

02/10/2008: TENT Review
Jennifer Shennan reviews NZ choreographer Michael Parmenter's new work that premiered last night. [more]

02/10/2008: Kyril Zlotnikov
Cellist from the Jerusalem String Quartet who are touring the country on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

03/10/2008: Live from Dunedin's Regent Theatre (Part One)
Live from Dunedin to mark the opening of the Otago Festival of the Arts. Guests are Nicholas McBryde and Subject2change. [more]

03/10/2008: Live from Dunedin's Regent Theatre (Part Two)
Live from Dunedin. Holly Mathieson and Penelope Muir from Opera Otago. [more]

03/10/2008: Live from Dunedin's Regent Theatre (Part Three)
Live from Dunedin. Claire Beynon and Alan Roddick are two of the artists who were picked to go to Fiordland [more]

03/10/2008: Live from Dunedin's Regent Theatre (Part Four)
Live from Dunedin. Shows around New Zealand and David Laurence who is directing Jane Eyre at the Fortune Theatre. [more]

03/10/2008: Live from Dunedin's Regent Theatre (Part Five)
Live from Dunedin. Author Lawrence Jones with 2008 Burns fellow Sue Wootton. [more]

03/10/2008: Live from Dunedin's Regent Theatre (Part Six)
Live from Dunedin. Playwright Sarah McDougall talks about her play 'Things I hate about Mother' and Camut Band perform. [more]

05/10/2008: Roger Lloyd
Adam Chamber Music Festival manager talks about 2009 programme. [more]

06/10/2008: Adam Hayward
Christchurch Body Festival director talks about this year's event. [more]

06/10/2008: Jerusalem Quartet Review
Peter Hoar reviews last Friday night's Auckland performance of touring Israeli string quartet. [more]

07/10/2008: Glenn Easley
Auckland-based, internationally renowned piano technician who has recently started global piano servicing business. [more]

07/10/2008: Opera Otago Review
Elizabeth Bouman review's Opera Otago's English language version of Mozart's 'Cosi Fan Tutte'. [more]

07/10/2008: Felicity Smith
Wellington-based singer and chorister talking about her recent experiences at Stuttgart's 'Festivalensemble'. [more]

08/10/2008: Otto Tausk
Dutch conductor in New Zealand for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Choral Masterpieces' and 'Images In Glass' concerts. [more]

08/10/2008: Deborah Pope
Director of 'ADAGIO - Seriously Sophisticated Circus' premiering at Wellington's Downstage Theatre this Friday evening. [more]

08/10/2008: LA Mitchell
Christchurch-based jazz singer and composer releasing her latest cd 'Live at the Matterhorn' this week. [more]

09/10/2008: Tom Randle
American tenor in the country to play the role of 'Laca' in NZ Opera's production of Janacek's 'Jenufa'. [more]

09/10/2008: Fiona Pears
NZ violinist and composer about to tour the country with the release of her latest album 'Fire and Light'. [more]

09/10/2008: Love is in the Ayre Review
Nan Anderson reviews Tuesday night's Christchurch performance by Phantastic Spirits and Baroque Voices. [more]

10/10/2008: Bruce Paulson
US jazz trombonist in the country to lead the NZ Jazz Youth Orchestra's tour that starts tonight in Wellington. [more]

10/10/2008: Rita Paczian
Music Director Rita Paczian joins us to talk about their Mendelssohn concert this Sunday at Holy Trinity Cathedral Akld. [more]

10/10/2008: Antun Poljanich
Auckland Youth Orchestra Music Director talks about their 60th Anniversary concert this weekend. [more]

13/10/2008: Deirdre Irons
Top pianist presenting a programme of works for wind quintet at 'Expressions' in Uppber Hutt tonight. [more]

13/10/2008: Paul Russell
Garden City Symphony Orchestra Manager talks about the groups history and upcoming performances. [more]

13/10/2008: Linda Kitchen
Director of Auckland University School of Music's upcoming production of Britten's 'Albert Herring'. [more]

14/10/2008: John Scofield
American jazz guitar legend touring the country with the 'John Scofield - Joe Levano Quartet'. [more]

14/10/2008: Tony Dickinson
Founding member of the 'Australian Welsh Male Choir' who are currently touring the North Island. [more]

14/10/2008: Jane Roseman
Leading dancer of New Plymouth's 'Val Deakin Dance Theatre' - celebrating their 35th Anniversary this month. [more]

15/10/2008: Amy Dickson
Australian saxophonist premiering her saxophone arrangement of Philip Glass's Violin Concerto with the APO tomorrow night. [more]

15/10/2008: Jennifer King
Organiser of 'Diwali - Festival of Lights' talks about events happening in Wellington and Auckland. [more]

15/10/2008: Steven Berkoff
British theatrical legend touring the country with his one man show. [more]

16/10/2008: Steven Berkoff Review
Steven Berkoff Review [more]

16/10/2008: Miranda Wilson
Cellist from the Tasman String Quartet talks about their current NZ tour. [more]

17/10/2008: Helene Pohl
NZSQ first violinist and co-director of Adam Chamber Music Festival talks about the festival's Chamber Music Pro-Am. [more]

17/10/2008: Uwe Grodd
Reviews last night's Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performance featuring Australian saxophonist Amy Dickson. [more]

17/10/2008: Kip Chapman
Co-creator of 'Apollo 13: Mission Control' live movie stage show - premiering tonight at Bats Theatre, Wellington. [more]

20/10/2008: William Yang
Chinese-Australian artist and writer performing at the Nelson Arts Festival this week. [more]

20/10/2008: Charlie Musselwhite
US blues harp legend about to embark on New Zealand tour. [more]

20/10/2008: Harvey McGuire
Organiser of this year's Queenstown Jazz Festival talks about 30th Anniversary celebrations. [more]

21/10/2008: Teddy Tahu Rhodes Interview
NZ internationally acclaimed baritone about to embark on a recital tour of the country with the NZSO. [more]

21/10/2008: Jennifer Chou Interview
Chinese-born Melbourne based organist currently touring New Zealand. [more]

21/10/2008: James Tennant Interview
Hillary Chamber Music Contest adjudicator talks about this year's event taking place at Waikato University this Thursday night. [more]

22/10/2008: Bryan Sayer
Adjudicator if the inaugural 'Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition' - taking place this weekend. [more]

22/10/2008: Grant Hutchinson
Music director of Chch based 'Jubilate Singers' teaming up with Auckland based 'Musica Sacra' for a concert this weekend. [more]

22/10/2008: Paanchard
Indian classical music Father and Son duo, Pandit Vikash Maharaj and Prabhash Maharaj - in NZ for Diwali. [more]

23/10/2008: Fabio Biondi Interview
Founder and director of Italian Baroque ensemble Europa Galante - in New Zealand for one show only. [more]

23/10/2008: Marc Cassidy Interview
Ex-pat NZ dancer back in the country to play the role of Basilio in the RNZBC's production of Don Quixote. [more]

24/10/2008: Forbidden Joe
Auckland-based folk band playing at this weekend's Wellington Folk Festival. [more]

24/10/2008: Chris Reddington and Jim Gardner
Directors of Christchurch's 'Silencio Ensemble' and Auckland's '175 East' who are teaming up for a concert tonight. [more]

24/10/2008: Wilma Smith
NZ violinst and Concertmaster of Melbourne SO, touring the NZ with the 'Munro, Smith, Berlin Trio' next week. [more]

28/10/2008: Uwe Grodd and Derek Hill
Music Director, Conductor and soloist of Auckland Choral's upcoming performance of Rossini's 'Petite Messe Solennelle'. [more]

28/10/2008: Teddy Tahu Rhodes Review
Roger Flurry review last Friday night's NZSO performance featuring a recital by NZ baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes. [more]

28/10/2008: Europa Galante Review
Peter Hoar reviews last Saturday night's one off NZ concert by touring Italian Baroque string ensemble. [more]

29/10/2008: Metiria Turei
Green Party Arts Spokesperson discusses their Arts Policy. [more]

29/10/2008: 175 East Review
John Elmsly reviews last weekend's Auckland concert of new music ensemble. [more]

29/10/2008: Chris Finlayson
National Party Arts Spokesperson on his party's Arts Policy. [more]

30/10/2008: Pita Sharples
Maori Party co-leader talks about arts policy. [more]

30/10/2008: Dail Jones
NZ First Party list member talks arts policy. [more]

30/10/2008: Roger King
Womad Festival Director previews next year's event. [more]

31/10/2008: Ron Samsom and Kevin Field
Auckland Uni head of Jazz Studies, and University jazz tutor talk about the second annual Auckland JazzFest. [more]

31/10/2008: Dan Adams and Lauren King
Dan Adams, Head of Music at Whitireia Polytechnic, Wellington and Lauren King, 3rd year student, talk about putting music to 1920's Film Archive movies. [more]

31/10/2008: John Croft
UK based New Zealand composer talks about his work. [more]

03/11/2008: Lionel Bringuier
French-born, Assistant Conductor of the LA Philharmonic, leading the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's next two concerts. [more]

03/11/2008: Don Quixote Review
Deirdre Tarrent reviews last Friday night's premiere of the Royal NZ Ballet's current production. [more]

03/11/2008: Jonathan Crayford
NZ pianist and composer performing during Cuban Hurricane Fundraiser at the NZ Film Archive in Wellington tonight. [more]

04/11/2008: Neil Ieremia
Black Grace Dance Company founder and director talks about recent US tour and upcoming performance at the Manukau Arts Festival. [more]

04/11/2008: Christchurch Symphony Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday night's CSO concert featuring pianist Michael Houstoun and conductor Sir William Southgate. [more]

04/11/2008: Shane Cotton
NZ painter and 2008 Arts Foundation Laureate talks about his life and work. [more]

05/11/2008: Flora Edwards
Top NZ singing teacher talks about research she has been doing on preserving the voices of ageing opera singers. [more]

05/11/2008: John Ritchie
Contemporary of recently deceased concert violinist Ruth Pearl, talks about her life and work. [more]

05/11/2008: Owen Moriarty and Christopher Hill
The 'Wellington Guitar Duo' talk about recent trips overseas and upcoming concerts - and play live in the studio. [more]

06/11/2008: Marc Taddei and Donald Maurice
Conductor and viola soloist for Wellington Orchestra's performance of Israeli Composer Boris Pigovat's 'The Holocaust Requiem'. [more]

06/11/2008: Anne Rodda
'NZ Sculpture On Shore' General manager talks about this year's event being held at Fort Takapuna Historic Reserve. [more]

06/11/2008: Judith Tizard
Labour Party Associate Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage talks about her party's arts policy, which was released today. [more]

07/11/2008: Jordi Savall
Founder and director of early music group Hysperion XXI about to tour the country on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

07/11/2008: Kerry Martin and Shelly Soerensen
NZ violinist and UK trained violist from the Sydney based 'Enigma String Quartet' - currently touring Canterbury. [more]

10/11/2008: David Hyams
Representative of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wellington talks about current exhibition of the machines of Leonardo Da Vinci. [more]

10/11/2008: Hesperion XXI Review
Ashley Brown reviews last Saturday night's Auckland concert by world renowned early and world music group. [more]

11/11/2008: Dave Dobbyn
Iconic Kiwi rocker playing concerts with the Wellington Orchestra and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

11/11/2008: Olivier Pellenard
Alliance Francaise Director talks about the 'Cartooning For Peace' symposium currently being held in Wellington. [more]

12/11/2008: Murray Shaw
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Chief Executive Officer talks about 2009 season that was launched this week. [more]

12/11/2008: Lyne Pringle and Claire Lissaman
Choreographers and Dancers in 'Here, Now' - a three work dance performance about identity, migration and arrival. [more]

12/11/2008: Ewa Kupiec
Acclaimed Polish concert pianist in the country to perform with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

13/11/2008: Indra Hughes
Founder and Musical Director of Auckland's 'Musica Sacra' choir talks about their 10th Anniversary performance this weekend. [more]

13/11/2008: David Malacari
Auckland Arts Festival Director talks about the 2009 programme that was released this week. [more]

13/11/2008: Vyvyan Yendoll
Long-serving NZSO principal violist talks about his 46 years with the orchestra. [more]

14/11/2008: Garry Trinder
New Zealand School of Dance Director talks about the school's end of year performance showcase. [more]

14/11/2008: Margaret Mayman
Senior Minister of Wellington's St Andrew's on the Terrace talks about recent renovations and concert this evening. [more]

14/11/2008: Sue Sutherland
National Library Deputy Chief Executive - what will happen to general musical collection when renovations are undertaken? [more]

17/11/2008: Ian Dunsmore
Gisborne Music Competition organiser previews this year's 20th Anniversary event. [more]

17/11/2008: Stephen Bain
Director of Winning Productions' production of Franz Kafka's 'The Trial' - taking place at Auckland's Aotea Centre this month. [more]

18/11/2008: Tim Beveridge and Caitlin Smith
Producer and performers in this weekends' James Bond Tribute in Auckland. 'The Music Is Bond, James Bond'. [more]

18/11/2008: Greg Squire
Leader of Academia Sanctae Mariae performing with Baroque Voices for this weekend's Musica Sacra Series concert. [more]

18/11/2008: Charmaine Ford
NZ Jazz pianist back from Sydney to promote her new album 'After the Last Dance'. [more]

18/11/2008: Feature Album - Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman is the self-titled debut album by singer songwriter Tracy Chapman, released in 1988. [more]

19/11/2008: Maria Kliegel
Top German cellist in the country to tour with the NZSO. [more]

19/11/2008: David Burchell
City of Dunedin Choir Musical Director previews concert of Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio' in collaboration with Southern Sinfonia. [more]

19/11/2008: Graeme Cairns
Member of Big Muffin Serious Band - Aka 'Laird McGillicuddy' - talks about NZ Ukelele Festival and Hamilton Concert. [more]

20/11/2008: Mary Kisler
Auckland Art Gallery Toi O tamaki curator, Mary Kisler gives a lecture in Wellington tonight entitled 'Displaced Legacies'. [more]

20/11/2008: Christopher Marshall
Christopher's Classics, a series of concerts in Chch that next year presents 'The Best of Friends.' [more]

20/11/2008: Anita Banbury
Auckland's 'Orlando Singers' celebrate St Cecilia's Day with a concert this Saturday at St Luke's in Remuera. [more]

21/11/2008: Brian O'Kane and Alasdair Beatson
UK artists visiting with the ROSL to judge the chamber music competition held in Hamilton this weekend. [more]

21/11/2008: Rose Beauchamp
The theatrical parody 'The Legend Returns' returns to Circa Theatre in Wellington with a season opening this week. [more]

21/11/2008: Nick Granville
Wellington guitarist and band leader who's just put out his debut CD of original work 'Wishful Thinking'. [more]

24/11/2008: Bryan Holden
Music Director of Auckland's 'Mandolinata Orchestra'. [more]

24/11/2008: Derek Flores
The New Zealand Improv festival starts this Thursday in Wellington with three nights of improvised theatre. [more]

24/11/2008: NZSO Review
Janina Nicoll review's the NZSO with visiting conductor Alexander Shelley and cellist, Maria Kliegal. [more]

25/11/2008: Jenny Pattrick
Recent winner of the country's most valuable international residency - the 2009 Katherine Mansfield Prize. [more]

25/11/2008: Helen Webby
Christchurch Harpist on a duo tour of the South Island with flautist Anthony Ferner. [more]

26/11/2008: Marc Taddei
Wellington Orchestra Music Director previews next year's season which was launched last night. [more]

26/11/2008: Samuel Holloway - Kraftwerk
Samuel reviews last night's Auckland Concert by German electronic music pioneers 'Kraftwerk'. [more]

26/11/2008: Madeline Pierard
NZ soprano and one of five artists honoured by the Arts Foundation of New Zealand with New Generation Awards. [more]

26/11/2008: Helen Bevin and Rafaella Garlick-Grice
Viola and piano duo who won the Pettman Royal Overseas League chamber music scholarship competition on Monday night. [more]

27/11/2008: Alexander Shelley
British Conductor touring the country with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and cellist Maria Kleigel. [more]

27/11/2008: John Van Buskirk
American pianist performing fundraising concert for Otago Community Hospice in Dunedin this weekend. [more]

27/11/2008: Marie Brown
Kapiti Chorale Musical Director previews the group's 25th Anniversary concert taking place this weekend. [more]

27/11/2008: Julia Booth
Canadian-born soprano currently completing Masters in Music at Waikato University, discusses new cd 'Journey to the Summit'. [more]

28/11/2008: Teddy Tahu Rhodes and John Rosser
Soloist and Music Director of 'Viva Voce' choir performing 'An Early Christmas' concert in Auckland this weekend. [more]

28/11/2008: Michael Fulcher
Orpheus Choir Music Director previews their upcoming NZ premiere of Sir Paul McCartney's 'Ecce Cor Meum'. [more]

28/11/2008: Anna Argyle
NZ soprano performing a programme of Paris inspired music with the Nelson Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

01/12/2008: Tim Finn
Iconic New Zealand singer and songwriter on his latest album 'The Conversation.' [more]

01/12/2008: Bronwyn Hendry
Co-Director of the Twizel Events Centre talks about the town's history and NZSO concert taking place there tonight. [more]

01/12/2008: Peter Mechen
Review's the Dominion String Quartet's latest release 'Alfred Hill String Quartets Volume II'. [more]

02/12/2008: Jonathan le Cocq
Head of Canterbury Uni Music School talks about 'Eloquent Journey' - an early music tour of South Island with fellow lecturers. [more]

02/12/2008: Michael Stewart
Tudor Consort Music Director previews upcoming 'Messiah' featuring NZ soprano Madeline Pierard. [more]

02/12/2008: Andrew Francis
Curator of 'Welcome Sweet Peace - Returning home after the Great War' which opened today at the National Library in Wellington. [more]

03/12/2008: Rachel Hyde
Director of Wellington-based Cantoris Choir discusses upcoming performance of Mendelssohn's 'Paulus' oratorio. [more]

03/12/2008: Carl Browning
Founder of Nelson's annual Choral Summer School previews this year's event. [more]

03/12/2008: Scott Elliffe
Brains behind Oamaru's 'Living History' venture talks about theatrical work 'The Great Storm of 1868'. [more]

04/12/2008: Uwe Grodd and Helen Medlyn
Conductor and soloist for Manukau City Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concert of Wagner, Mahler and Beethoven. [more]

04/12/2008: Wade Hall
Wellington based funeral director talks about ceremonial musical choices. [more]

05/12/2008: Christine Argyle
Founder and Music Director of 'Nota Bene' Choir performing 'A Snow Free Christmas' this weekend in Wellington. [more]

05/12/2008: Mark Williams
NZ Film Archive Project Developer talks about upcoming films and the organisation's plans for 2009. [more]

05/12/2008: Peter Mechen
Reviews last night's 'Messiah' concert by Wellington based Tudor Consort featuring soprano Madeline Pierard. [more]

05/12/2008: Nigel Keay
Paris-based NZ composer and violinist talks about his life and works. [more]

07/12/2008: Elric Hooper
Theatre Director airs his concerns about the possibility of Shakespeare being dropped from the NZ school curriculum. [more]

08/12/2008: Martha Ash
Music Director of Waitomo Caves Choir talks about upcoming Christmas concerts and cd release. [more]

08/12/2008: Jonathan Hendry
Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School Director talks us through the winners of this year's Wellington Theatre Awards. [more]

09/12/2008: Dawn Sanders
Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ CEO talks about website launched to support the 400th Anniversary of the publishing of his sonnets. [more]

09/12/2008: Mark Le Roche
Director of the Gisborne Music Competition talks about the winners of this year's final that was held last Saturday evening. [more]

09/12/2008: Nota Bene Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's 'Snowfree Christmas' concert by Wellington based choir. [more]

10/12/2008: Robbie MacRae
Director of Performing Arts for Auckland's 'The Edge' previews 2009 season. [more]

10/12/2008: Organ-isms - Jenny Setchell
NZ organist and author of new book 'Organ-isms: Anecdotes from the World of the King of Instruments'. [more]

10/12/2008: Brett Painter
Principal percussionist of the Christchurch SO and 'Pandemonium' member talks about the 25th annual 'Re-percussion Festival'. [more]

11/12/2008: James Gardner
Director of 175 East ensemble talks about the 100th Birthday of living American composer Elliot Carter which is today. [more]

11/12/2008: Michele Beevors
Head of Sculpture at Otago Polytechnic talks about her exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery 'Debbie Does Disney'. [more]

12/12/2008: Stephen Rowley
'Bachoir' Muscial Director talks about upcoming performance of Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio'. [more]

12/12/2008: Richard Nunns Feature
Producer Robbie Ellis attended the Honorary Doctorate presentation ceremony of NZ's premiere Taongo Puoro expert. [more]

12/12/2008: Tim Whitta
NZ percussionist and member of 'Strike' who recently moved to the UK and has landed a gig with 'Stomp'. [more]

15/12/2008: Donald Trott
Founder and Director of NZ Opera School talks about this January's 15th Anniversary. [more]

15/12/2008: Dennis James
US silent movie organ specialist currently touring NZ. [more]

15/12/2008: Cathie Harrop
Co-creator of 'Deck the Halls' Victorian Christmas music experience held at Alberton historic home in Auckland. [more]

16/12/2008: Sarah Watkins and Hamish McKeich
Pianist from the NZ trio and conductor of Stroma talk about their musical highlights of 2008. [more]

16/12/2008: Virginia Humphrey-Taylor
Christchurch City Chorus Music Director and singing teacher is conducting a singing workshop in early January. [more]

17/12/2008: Wayne Laird
Founder, engineer and producer of Atoll Records talks about the company's history and upcoming projects. [more]

17/12/2008: Nigel Collins
NZ actor and member of the Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra, who are preparing for nationwide summer tour. [more]

17/12/2008: Bradley Daley
Australian operatic tenor performing with the Christchurch SO this weekend for the ensemble's final concert for the year. [more]

18/12/2008: Michael Vinten and Michael Gray
NZ Opera Society President and recipient of next year's Opera Society Grant which was announced today. [more]

18/12/2008: Alda Rezende, Elaine Abras and Beta Lopes
Brazilian singers and musicians and composers performing at this weekend's Brasil Summer Session in Wellington. [more]

19/12/2008: Anna Leese
NZ Soprano performing with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this weekend among other summer engagements. [more]

19/12/2008: Chris Morley-Hall
Founder and Director of Wellington's Cuba St Carnival which celebrates it's 10th Anniversary early next year. [more]

19/12/2008: Jonny Marks
UK based NZ singer and composer who recently spent 2 years in China and Mongolia learning throat singing. [more]

22/12/2008: David Tenenbaum
American classical guitarist visiting NZ in January for the Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson. [more]

22/12/2008: Lee Martelli
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Education Manager discusses Summer School and next year's activities. [more]

22/12/2008: Christchurch Symphony Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday nights performance featuring sporano Anna leese and tenor Bradley Daley. [more]

22/12/2008: Chick Corea
US jazz piano legend touring NZ in February with guitarist John McLaughlin and 'Five Peace Band'. [more]

23/12/2008: Guy Jansen
Founder and organiser of the International Summer School for Choral Leaders taking place in Hamilton next month. [more]

23/12/2008: Wendy Harrex
Founder of New Women's Press talks about Otago University Press's 50 Year Anniversary. [more]

23/12/2008: Mark Lockett
Melbourne based NZ jazz drummer talks about the release of his third album 'Now and then'. [more]

24/12/2008: Baiba Skride
Top Latvian violinist who toured with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in May. [more]

24/12/2008: Bryan Sayer
Adjudicator at the inaugural 'Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition'. [more]

24/12/2008: Steven Berkoff
British theatrical legend who toured the country with his one man show. [more]

24/12/2008: Kerry Martin and Shelly Soerensen
NZ violinist and UK trained violist from the Sydney based 'Enigma String Quartet'. [more]

24/12/2008: Vincenzo Manno
American singing teacher based at La Scala's Academy for Young Singers in Milan. [more]

24/12/2008: Alban Gerhardt
German cellist who toured as a soliost with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in July. [more]

24/12/2008: John Psathas
NZ Composer whose commissioned work 'Olympic Music' was premiered by the NZSO at this year's Beijing Olympics. [more]

26/01/2009: Helene Pohl
Co-director of the Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson runs us through the current event's programme. [more]

27/01/2009: Eyal Kless
Israeli-born violinist and author recently in the country to teach at the Queenstown Violin Summer School. [more]

27/01/2009: Jose Carreras
Top international tenor in NZ to perform concert at Elephant Hill Estate in Hawkes Bay with Anna Leese and Wgtn Orchestra. [more]

28/01/2009: Josef Kluson
Founding member of Czech based Prazak Quaret, visiting NZ for the Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson. [more]

28/01/2009: Julie Bevan
NZ guitarist and composer about the tour the Nelson area before heading off to Brazil to record new album. [more]

29/01/2009: Catrin Johnsson and Rachel Fuller
Swedish soprano and NZ pianist performing at the Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson. [more]

29/01/2009: Rolf Husmann
German filmmaker, academic and director of the inaugural Wellington International Ethnographic Film Festival. [more]

30/01/2009: Kate Brettkelly-Chalmers
Artspace's 2008 Curatorial Intern talks about her first major exhibition that opens today. [more]

30/01/2009: Sum Suraweera and Isaac Smith
Members of Serendib Sextet - a collaboration between Sri Lankan and NZ musicians. [more]

30/01/2009: Kim Halliday
Member of Pacific Curls band about to extensively tour NZ. [more]

02/02/2009: Mark Westerby
Director of the Wellington Fringe introduces us to the 2009 season which starts this week. [more]

02/02/2009: Eugene Chadbourne
American avant-garde banjo player. [more]

03/02/2009: Barbara George
The new chief executive of Choirs Aotearoa New Zealand talks about NZ Youth Choir's 2009 season. [more]

03/02/2009: Deirdre Tarrant
Artistic director of Wellington's Footnote Dance company. [more]

03/02/2009: Adam Chamber Festival Review
Margot Hannigan talks about concerts from the Nelson Festival. [more]

04/02/2009: Barry Saunders
Veteran singer songwriter and Warratahs frontman talks about his album 'Zodiac'. [more]

05/02/2009: Jonathan Crayford
NZ pianist, composer and recipient Edwin Carr Scholarship talks about his upcoming research trip to Paris. [more]

05/02/2009: Vincente Major
Peter Downes talks about the life and works of top NZ soprano and singing teacher who passed away last month. [more]

09/02/2009: Gary Brain
NZ born Paris-based condutor and organiser of the 'Real Art Roadshow' - visiting secondary schools around the country. [more]

09/02/2009: Laura Preston
Adam Art Gallery Curator talks about Vivian Lynn exhibition and other events planned for the gallery this year. [more]

09/02/2009: Margot Hannigan
Nelson-based violinist and participant in the Adam Chamber Music Festival's 'Pro-Am Orchestra' reviews this year's event. [more]

10/02/2009: Christian Schwartz
World leading contemporary type designer and keynote speaker at 'Type SHED11' event opening in Wellington tomorrow. [more]

10/02/2009: Christopher Finlayson
Minister of Arts Culture and Heritage talks about the Government's views on issues realting to the Arts Sector. [more]

11/02/2009: Hans Georg Wimmer
German baritone currently in Auckland to perform two concerts with Bach Musica. [more]

11/02/2009: Agathe Andre
French Film Festival manager talks about this year's programme which opens in Wellington tonight. [more]

12/02/2009: Sue Patterson
Recently appointed Executive Director of the New Zealand International Arts Festival. [more]

12/02/2009: Nicolas Alstaedt
German cellist in the country to perform a series of concerts with the NZSO. [more]

12/02/2009: Ross Gumbley
Director of Auckland Theatre Company's current production of John Buchan's novel The 39 Steps. [more]

13/02/2009: Simon O'Neill
Top New Zealand tenor performing summer matinee concert with the Auckland Philharmonia this weekend. [more]

13/02/2009: Alexandra Hay
New Zealand composer recently returned from 'The Song Company's' MODART programme in Sydney. [more]

16/02/2009: Simon Toyne
Director of London-based Tiffin Boys Choir who are currently touring New Zealand. [more]

16/02/2009: Derek Doddington
Director of Christchurch based Top Dog Theatre's outdoor production of Shakespeare's 'Love's Labour's Lost'. [more]

17/02/2009: Danielle Salamon
UK based piano teacher in the country on behalf of the Wellington branch of the Institute of Registered Music Teachers. [more]

17/02/2009: Arne Herrmann
Tauranga Jazz Festival director talks about the jazz steam train that will travel from Paekakariki to this year's Easter event. [more]

17/02/2009: Adam Page
Adelaide based multi-instrumentalist performing one man show at Downstage Theatre on behalf of the NZ Fringe Festival. [more]

18/02/2009: Paul Rosoman
President of the Wellington Organists' Association who are celebrating their golden jubilee year this year. [more]

18/02/2009: Peter Mooney
Napier Art Deco Weekend Event Manager previews this year's event. [more]

18/02/2009: Jennifer Pike
Highly acclaimed young British violinist performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra tomorrow night. [more]

19/02/2009: Michael Stewart
Director of Tudor Consort - performing 'Songs of the Sun and Moon' concert this Friday evening. [more]

19/02/2009: Dame Malvina Major
Legendary NZ Soprano joining forces with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa for 'An Evening With The Dames' concert next Tuesday. [more]

20/02/2009: Mike Cooper
British-born Rome-based abstract blues and fiuture folk guistarist and singer currently touring North Island. [more]

20/02/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Justine Cormack reviews conductor Eckehard Stier's first concert as the APO's new Music Director. [more]

23/02/2009: Rosemary Ashe
British musical theatre and operatic soprano currentlu visiting New Zealand. [more]

23/02/2009: Gary Harris
RNZ Ballet Company director talks upcoming season of Tutus On Tour. [more]

24/02/2009: Evelyn Waters
Founder of new Opera company 'Opera Unleashed' - performing their first shows at Hamilton Garden Festival this week. [more]

24/02/2009: Michael Maass
German jazz drummer visiting the country for the NZ International Jazz Festival. [more]

24/02/2009: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan review's last Saturday night's CSO concert featuring pianists Dierdre Irons and Michael Houstoun. [more]

25/02/2009: DOCNZ Festival: 'Life Unscripted'
Festival Director, Dan Shanan talks about this years programme. [more]

25/02/2009: Neil Ieremia
Black Grace choreographer talks about his work 'Gathering Clouds'. [more]

26/02/2009: Karen Grylls
Voices New Zeland Chamber Choir Director talks about upcoming programme of works by Britten and Purcell. [more]

26/02/2009: Sally Barnett
Auckland Fringe Festival Producer gives an overview of this year's programme which begins tomorrow. [more]

27/02/2009: Don McGlashan
NZ Songwriter and Composer talks about his soundtrack to the film 'Dean Spanley'. [more]

27/02/2009: Christopher Hainsworth
France-based NZ Organist beginning country-wide 'Last Night of the Poms' tour in Warkworth on March 1. [more]

02/03/2009: Eckehard Stier
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's new music director talks about upcoming season. [more]

02/03/2009: Leila Adu
NZ Soul singer and composer - back from Italy to perform as part of the Auckland Art Festival this weekend. [more]

03/03/2009: Dr Ian Prior Tribute
Peter Mechen looks at the life and work of recently deceased New Zealand Philanthropist. [more]

03/03/2009: Christine White and Chris Black
Sonic Artists performing 'Live Feed' as part of the Adam Art Gallery's 'Sound Check' series. [more]

03/03/2009: Dhafer Youssef
Tunisian born singer and oud player performing with an acoustic Quartet at the Wellington Jazz Festival this weekend. [more]

04/03/2009: Nathanial Webster
American Baritone singing with the Auckland Philharmonia in tomorrow night's concert 'American Songs'. [more]

04/03/2009: Gretchen Albrecht
One of New Zealand's iconic painters has an exhibition at the Nadine Milne Gallery in Arrowtown. 'Between Paint and Nature'. [more]

05/03/2009: Otis Taylor
American blues banjo player and singer in the country for the Wellington international Jazz Festival. [more]

05/03/2009: Martin Rummel
Austrian cellist recently appointed to the position of Senior Lecturer at the Auckland University School of Music. [more]

06/03/2009: Sara Brodie
Director of 'The Kreutzer' - opening tonight at the Auckland Festival. [more]

06/03/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Penny Dodd reviews last night's performance of 'American Songs' with Music Director Eckehard Stier. [more]

06/03/2009: Michael Houstoun and Mike Nock
Top NZ classical and jazz pianists performing 'Nock Plays Houston Plays Nock' at the Wellington International Jazz Festival. [more]

09/03/2009: Dhafer Youssef
Megan Collins reviews Youssef's Saturday night concert at the Wellington Jazz Festival. [more]

09/03/2009: Auckland Festival
Raewyn White reviews: 'Gathering Clouds', 'The Kreutzer', 'Tempest without a Body' and 'The White Body'. [more]

10/03/2009: Mark Hadlow
Director of Southern Opera's English language production of Puccini's Gianni Schicchi. [more]

10/03/2009: Wellington Jazz Festival Reviews
Norman Meehan reviews last weekend's performances by the Mingus Big Band and Tomaz Stanko. [more]

10/03/2009: Jan Preston
Australian boogie woogie and blues pianist touring NZ with her one woman show about pianist Winifred Atwell. [more]

11/03/2009: Chris Prosser
Violinist and composer talks about his latest album, Accordatura Violin. [more]

11/03/2009: Kevin Le Fohn
Acting Chief Executive of the Christchurch Symphony talks about the 42nd National Concerto Competition. [more]

12/03/2009: Pietari Inkinen
NZSO Music Director talks about upcoming Auckland performances of Mahler's 3rd Symphony. [more]

12/03/2009: Louise Potiki Bryant
Atamira Dance Collective choreographer presenting Taonga at the Auckland Festival. [more]

12/03/2009: Susie Park
New York based Eroica Trio violinist - touring the country on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

12/03/2009: Michael Hurst
NZ theatre director and actor narrating Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf' with the NZSO this weekend. [more]

12/03/2009: Camille O'Sullivan
Irish singer and cabaret artist performing 'Dark Angel' at the Auckland Festival's Spiegeltent. [more]

13/03/2009: Paul Bushnell
Broadcaster and all round festival buff looks at some of the highlights of the Auckland Festival so far. [more]

13/03/2009: Natasha Beckman
Auckland Arts Festival Visual Arts Manager and curator in her own right. [more]

13/03/2009: David Donaldson
Bass player and composer talks about 'Zig Zag'- an audio visual tribute to Len Lye. [more]

13/03/2009: John Psathas
NZ composer talks about his arrangement of American rocker Serj Tankian's music for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

13/03/2009: Leon Radojkovic
Frontman pf 'Dr Colossus' - performing at the Auckland Festival. [more]

16/03/2009: John Paul Muir
Winner of the National Concerto Competition held in Christchurch last Saturday night. [more]

16/03/2009: Tama Waipara
Auckland-based singer and songwriter who has just released a new album under his alter ego 'Sir Plus'. [more]

16/03/2009: NZSO Review
Jim Gardner reviews last Saturday night's NZSO performance of Marler's 3rd Symphony. [more]

17/03/2009: Carolyn Mark
Canadian country roots singer and songwriter touring the North Island this month. [more]

17/03/2009: WOMAD Review
John Pilley reviews last weekend's WOMAD Taranaki Festival. [more]

17/03/2009: Southern Opera Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Thursday's Southern Opera performance of Puccini's 'Gianni Schicchi'. [more]

18/03/2009: Andrew Uren
Auckland based clarinetist and recipient of Composer Association of New Zealand's Citation for Services to NZ music. [more]

18/03/2009: Aidan Lang on La Traviata
First part in a series highlighting some of the core operatic repetoire. [more]

18/03/2009: Eroica Trio review
James Tennant reviews Friday night's concert in Hamilton. [more]

19/03/2009: Anthony Ritchie
Dunedin based NZ composer premiering his new work 'A Portrait of Frances Hodgkins' with the Southern Sinfonia this week. [more]

19/03/2009: Diana Blom
Sydney based NZ composer, musician and lecturer talks about her work. [more]

19/03/2009: Marion Potts
Associate Artistic Director of Australia's Bell Shakespeare company - performing 'Venus and Adonis' at Auckland Festival. [more]

20/03/2009: Cho-Liang Lin
Taiwanese born New York based violinist touring the country with the NZSO. [more]

20/03/2009: Mark Williams
NZ Film Archive Exhibitions manager talks about upcoming events and screenings. [more]

20/03/2009: Jacqui Coats and Justus Rozemond
Director and conductor/arranger of Nimby Opera's production of Janacek's 'The Cunning Little Vixen'. [more]

23/03/2009: Scott Hicks
Australian director of documentary 'Glass: A Portrait of Philip in 12 Parts' - screening as part of the World Cinema Showcase. [more]

23/03/2009: NZSO Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Friday's tour opening concert with violinist Cho-liang Lin. [more]

24/03/2009: Murray Khouri and Rosemary Barnes
Long-time clarinet and piano duo playing in Upper Hutt this weekend and Wanganui next week. [more]

24/03/2009: Paul Smith
Director Dunedin Fringe Festival which opens this week. [more]

25/03/2009: Pepe Becker
Soprano Pepe Becker sings Haydn's 'The Creation' with the Auckland Chorale this Sunday, under conductor Uwe Grodd. [more]

25/03/2009: Helmet Lachenmann
Contributor Samuel Holloway presents the work of German Composer Helmet Lachenmann. [more]

25/03/2009: Stefan Lano
American Conductor who'll appear with the Auckland Philharmonia tomorrow night with pianist Diedre Irons. [more]

26/03/2009: Sarah Watkins
NZ Trio pianist talks about the group's current projects and performances. [more]

26/03/2009: Juliet Kac
UK based NZ artist giving lecture on the relationaship between music and portraiture at the NZ Portrait Gallery this weekend. [more]

27/03/2009: Dr Alexander Ivashkin
Russian cellist and founder of the Adam Cello Festival and Competition which begins in Christchurch this weekend. [more]

27/03/2009: Billy Apple
NZ born Contemporary/Pop Artist whose New York works from 1969-1973 opens at Wellington's Adam Art Gallery tonight. [more]

27/03/2009: Michael Fulcher and Gregory Massingham
Orpheus Choir director and tenor soloist presenting Bach's 'St John Passion' at Wellington Cathedral of St Paul this Sunday. [more]

30/03/2009: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi
Japanese cellist in the country to judge and perform at the the Adam Cello festival and Competition in Christchurch. [more]

30/03/2009: John Gardyne
Trinity Guildhall Chief Examiner in Drama and Speech Subjects. [more]

30/03/2009: Rodney Macann
New Zealand bass performing lead role in Napier Civic Choir's upcoming production of Mendelssohn's 'Elijah'. [more]

31/03/2009: Jack Libeck and Brian Foster
British violinist and Oxford University physics professor present a musical lecture outlining Einstein's Theory of Relativity. [more]

31/03/2009: Christchurch Symphony Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday night's concert featuring Swedish cellist Frans Helmerson and conductor Tom Woods. [more]

01/04/2009: Stephen Rowley
Director of Wellington's Bach Choir talks about preparations for next Tuesday's concert. [more]

01/04/2009: Peter Mechen
Reviews Wellington's NIMBY Opera production of Janacek's 'Cunning Little Vixen'. [more]

01/04/2009: Cedric Tiberghien
French pianist who's in Auckland to perform Ravel's 'Piano Concerto in G' with the APO tomorrow night. [more]

02/04/2009: Anna Lamont-Lowe
US based New Zealander and mezzo-soprano soloist for Bach Musica's upcoming performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion. [more]

02/04/2009: Frans Helmerson
Swedish cellist in the country on behalf of the Adam Cello Festival and Competition in Christchurch. [more]

03/04/2009: Emma Sayers
Wellington based pianist teaming up with Nota Bene choir for 'French Impressions' concert at Te Papa Museum tomorrow. [more]

03/04/2009: Antun Poljanich
Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra director presenting first concert of the year this Sunday at the Auckland Town Hall. [more]

03/04/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring French pianist Cedrin Tiberghian. [more]

06/04/2009: Dave Armstrong
Author of new play 'Le Sud' being premiered at the Wanaka Festival of Colours this month. [more]

06/04/2009: NZ Premieres Review
Uwe Grodd reviews last weekend's APO concert featuring new vocal works by six New Zealand composers. [more]

07/04/2009: Brian Law
Christchurch based conductor and choral director leading Cantores Youth Choir's Easter concert tomorrow evening. [more]

07/04/2009: The Bridge Project Review
Jonanthan Hendry reviews The Bridge Project's production of The Cherry Orchard and other recent theatrical events. [more]

08/04/2009: Southern Lakes Festival of Colour
Director Philip Tremewan talks about the line-up at this year's Festival starting in Wanaka on the 28th of April. [more]

08/04/2009: Blind Boys of Alabama
Ricky McKinnie is the group's singer and drummer - headline guests at Tauranga's National Jazz Festival. [more]

08/04/2009: Tauranga Jazz Festival
Editor and contributing author of the newly published 'Jazz Aotearoa' looks at the history of the Festival. [more]

09/04/2009: Jodi Wright
Christchurch NZ International Jazz and Blues Festival Director. [more]

09/04/2009: Tui Mamaki and Dave Guilleminot
Founding members of 'The Mamaku Project' talk about the band's upcoming NZ tour. [more]

14/04/2009: The Last Seven Words of Christ
Sara Brodie and Dinah Hawken talk about the multi-media production of Haydn's masterpiece with the NZSQ. [more]

14/04/2009: Robert Oliver
Soloist with the Handel Consort and Quire's talks about the performances of Handel's La Resurrezione in AK this weekend. [more]

15/04/2009: George Golla
Australian Jazz guitarist who performs at the Christchurch International Jazz and Blues Festival. [more]

15/04/2009: Sebastian Hurtaud
French cellist who's won the Adam International Cello Competition and Festival. [more]

15/04/2009: 'The Great Tradition'
The APO's concert tomorrow night features guest conductor Oleg Caetani with Brahms, Haydn, and Webern. [more]

16/04/2009: Michael Houstoun
Michael talks about his upcoming performance of Beethoven's 1st Piano Concerto with Wellington Vector Orchestra this Saturday. [more]

16/04/2009: The Seven Last Words of Christ
Pianist Katherine Austin reviews the Chamber Music New Zealand production, which opened on Tuesday. [more]

16/04/2009: The Year of the Rat
Lead actor, Jason Whyte with Director, Jane Waddell talk about their play - opening at Circa Theatre, April 18th. [more]

17/04/2009: Barbara Hill
Berlin based NZ Flautist touring the country with 'Serenata a Tre' on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

17/04/2009: Jo Randerson
Script writer of 'Witches Over Wanaka' - premiering at this month's Wanaka Festival of Colour. [more]

17/04/2009: David Bremner
Director of Education for Brass Band Association of NZ judging 2009 National Brass Contests in Napier this week. [more]

20/04/2009: Graham Hickman
'Woolston Brass' Music Director - A Grade Winners of the 2009 National Brass Band Championships. [more]

20/04/2009: Tina Barton
Adam Art Gallery Curator leading a month-long tour to major contemporary art events in five European cities later this year. [more]

20/04/2009: Jack Body
NZ Composer talks about his works and inspiration he finds through travel. [more]

21/04/2009: Maria Dabrowska
Wellington based choreographer and dancer premiering her latest work 'Carnival Hound' this Thursday. [more]

21/04/2009: Wellington Orchestra 'Pulse' Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's concert featuring pianist Michael Houstoun. [more]

22/04/2009: Finals of the Lexus Song Quest
3 of 6 finalists: Tenor Andrew Glover, and sopranos Polly Ott and Julia Booth talk from Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre. [more]

22/04/2009: Wolfgang Rihm
Contributor, Samuel Holloway looks at Rihm's 'Jagden und Formen'. [more]

22/04/2009: Manawatu Jazz and Blues Festival
Festival Director, Rodger Fox talks about the second longest running Jazz Festival in the country. [more]

23/04/2009: Peter Walls
Opus Chamber Orchestra Music Director previews the ensembels upcoming concert tour 'Beethoven to the Fore'. [more]

23/04/2009: Kristen Darragh
Lexus Song Quest finalist speaks to Eva in between rehearsals with the NZSO this week. [more]

23/04/2009: Wade Kernot
Lexus Song Quest finalist speaks to Eva in between rehearsals with the NZSO this week. [more]

23/04/2009: Aivale Cole
Lexus Song Quest finalist speaks to Eva in between rehearsals with the NZSO this week. [more]

24/04/2009: Aivale Cole
Winner of the 2009 Lexus Song Quest. [more]

24/04/2009: Siegfried Jerusalem
Adjudicator of the 2009 Lexus Song Quest talks about last night's final. [more]

24/04/2009: Tony Mitchell
New Zealand musicologist co-editing a soon to be released book 'Situating Music in Aoteoroa New Zealand'. [more]

27/04/2009: Colin McColl
Director of New Zealand Opera's upcoming production of Rossini's The Italian Girl In Algiers'. [more]

27/04/2009: Simon Eastwood
Wellington based composer who recently represented New Zealand at the Asian Composers League conference in Korea. [more]

27/04/2009: Latitude 37
Melbourne based baroque trio touring NZ featuring Donald Nicolson, Julia Fredersdorff and Laura Vaughan. [more]

28/04/2009: Anna Leese
NZ Soprano talks about her recent premiere with the Canadian Opera Conmpany and release of her latest album. [more]

28/04/2009: Norman Meehan
NZ Jazz composer and pianist talks about his recently released album 'Sun Moon Stars Rain'. [more]

28/04/2009: Gary Taylor
US Shakespeare scholar and this year's University of Auckland Alice Griffin Shakespeare Fellow. [more]

29/04/2009: Miranda Hutton
Netherlands based NZ baroque violinist performing with AK Barok this weekend. [more]

29/04/2009: Philippa Harris
Southern Sinfonia Chief Executive previews this weekend's concert of French works for organ and orchestra. [more]

29/04/2009: Filipo Adami
Italian tenor specialising in 18th and 19th Century Italian repetoire - performing in Wellington tonight. [more]

30/04/2009: Emmanuel Despax
French pianist performing Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 with the Christchurch Symphony this Saturday night. [more]

30/04/2009: Jeniffer Buckley
Director of the Auckland Art Fair which takes place this weekend. [more]

01/05/2009: Scott Blanks
Auckland's Classic Comedy venue boss looks at the line up for this year's NZ International Comedy Festival. [more]

01/05/2009: Justine Cormack
NZ Trio violinist checked in from her hotel room in Shanghai yesterday afternoon ahead of the ensemble's performance last night. [more]

01/05/2009: Barbara Paterson
Wellington based soprano performing at this weekend's Old St Paul's Festival of Flowers and Music. [more]

04/05/2009: Geraldine Brophy
NZ Actor performing in Garcia LorcaÂ's 'Blood Wedding' at Circa Theatre this month. [more]

04/05/2009: Kristen Darragh
NZ Mezzo singing the role of Zulma in the NZ Opera's upcoming productio of Rossini's 'The Italian Girl in Algiers'. [more]

05/05/2009: Jody Orgias and Justin Pearce
Members of the BRIO Vocal Quartet preview their upcoming concert at St Andrew's on The Terrace in Wellington. [more]

05/05/2009: Pascale Parenteau
NZSO National Youth Orchestra manager talks about this year's 50th Anniversary celebrations. [more]

06/05/2009: Claire Cowan
Auckland based Composer who's composition is part of the NZSO SOUNZ readings this week in Wellington. [more]

06/05/2009: Peter Mechen
Contributor - New Zealand works that we should hear more of! [more]

06/05/2009: Reviews from Christchurch
Tony Ryan reviews both a piano recital by Diedre Irons and Michael Houstoun and also the CSO concert on the weekend. [more]

07/05/2009: Richard Apperley
NZ organist and conductor directing Cantoris Chamber Choir's concert of Madrigals Saturday evening at St Peter's Church, Wgtn. [more]

07/05/2009: Sammy J and Heath McIvor
OZ comedy duo performing their show 'Sammy J in the Forest of Dreams' at the NZ International Comedy Festival. [more]

08/05/2009: Phil Grabsky
UK filmmaker and director of feature film 'In Search of Beethoven'. [more]

08/05/2009: Mo Zhi Hong
Award-winning New Zealand author of 'The Year of the Shanghai Shark'. [more]

11/05/2009: Steven Osborne
Scottish concert pianist touring the country with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

11/05/2009: The Italian Girl In Algiers Review
Gary Harris reviews last Saturday night's season opening performance of NZ Opera's production of Rossini's comic opera. [more]

12/05/2009: David Bremner
New Zealand virtuoso trombonist talks about the release of his latest album 'Gung Ho'. [more]

12/05/2009: Sonic Museum
Adrian Hollay visits Auckland Museum and speaks to Exhibition Developer Amanda White about her current sound-based project. [more]

13/05/2009: Roy Goodman
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Principal guest conductor, appearing tomorrow night with 'The Classical Spirit'. [more]

13/05/2009: Theatre review
Jonathan Hendry reviews 3 new theatre works premiered at this year's 'Southern Lakes Festival of Colour'. [more]

13/05/2009: Baroque Voices
Director Pepe Becker and composer Carol Shortis talk about the group's upcoming concert 'Alleluia: a newe work!'. [more]

14/05/2009: Dame Heather Beggs remembered
Long time friend Max Cryer talks about the life and work of one of New Zealand's most succesful Opera stars. [more]

14/05/2009: SOUNZ Tender
SOUNZ Executive Director, Scilla Askew presents a new fundraising initiative that involves 5 award winning composers. [more]

14/05/2009: David Downes
A composer whose new work 'Bliss Mechanism' will be premiered in Wellington this weekend at Stroma's concert 'Dreams'. [more]

15/05/2009: Rhonda Sherman
Founding director of The New Yorker Festival and chair of the New Yorker Night at Auckland's 'Readers and Writers Festival'. [more]

15/05/2009: John Elmsly
Auckland based composer talks about the Karlheinz Company's concert of contemporary works on this Sunday at Auckland Uni. [more]

15/05/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert under Principal Guest Conductor Roy Goodman. [more]

15/05/2009: Marina Endicott
Canadian novelist and finalist in Commonwealth WritersÂ'Prize to be awarded at Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

18/05/2009: NZSO Review
Richard Mapp reviews last Friday and Saturday nights' NZSO concerts featuring Scottish pianist Steven Osborne. [more]

18/05/2009: David Chaulk
Wellingtion based trombonist talks about his fight with focal dystonia and the release of his latest album. [more]

19/05/2009: Jonathan Mane Wheoki
Presenting curator this Thursday as part of Te Papa Museum's celebrations marking the centennial of the Ballets Russes. [more]

19/05/2009: Joan Thomas
Canadian author of 'Reading by Lightning' - visiting New Zealand for the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

20/05/2009: Holly Mathieson
Southern Opera Ensemble's new director, Holly Mathieson talks about the groups South Island tour of '7 Deadly Sins', starting this Saturday in Nelson. [more]

20/05/2009: Phil Brownlee
Phil Brownlee reviews Stroma's Sunday night concert, 'Dreams'. [more]

20/05/2009: Philip Patston
Auckland based comedian who this week appears in Wellington as part of the 'New Zealand International Comedy Festival'. [more]

21/05/2009: Jennifer Banks
NZ violinist and member of the Tasman String Quartet who are touring the country this month. [more]

21/05/2009: Dr Keith Chapin
Organiser of NZSM's 'Joseph Haydn: Forms of Expression' conference - commemorating the 200th anniversary of Haydn's death. [more]

22/05/2009: Boris van Beusekom
NZ human rights lawyer and Director of the '2009 Human Rights Film Festival' discusses this year's programme. [more]

22/05/2009: Richard Marlow
Fellow in Music at Trinity College, Cambridge - In New Zealand for NZSM Haydn Conference and to direct the Wellington Cathedral Choir. [more]

25/05/2009: Wendy Dawn Thompson
NZ Mezzo singing the lead role of Isabella in the NZ Opera's production of Rossini's 'The Italian Girl in Algiers'. [more]

25/05/2009: Baroque Voices Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's Wellington concert 'Alleluia: A Newe Work!'. [more]

26/05/2009: Simon O'Neill
NZ tenor back in the country for a brief visit and to give a recital at the Auckland Town Hall on June 4. [more]

26/05/2009: Andrew Jarvis
Director of NZSM Brass Ensemble performing their inaugrual concert in Wellington tomorrow evening. [more]

26/05/2009: Ray Henwood and Peter Hambleton
Actor and Director of one-man Shakespeare show 'All the World's a Stage' - opening this Friday Circa Theatre Wgtn. [more]

27/05/2009: Patrick Spottiswoode
Director of Education at London's Shakespeares Globe who's visiting Wellington this week for the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand's University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shapespeare Festival.. [more]

27/05/2009: Lizzie Dobson
Waikato University composition student who's travelling to the U.S. in July to attend the 'Bang on a Can Contemporary Music Festival'. [more]

27/05/2009: Contemporary Composition
Contributor Samuel Holloway talks about Britain's NMC Records and 'The NMC Songbook'. [more]

28/05/2009: Jack Body and Ross Harris
NZ composers featuring in tomorrow night's NZSO Made In New Zealand concert. [more]

28/05/2009: Thomas Heywood
Australian organist visiting Palmerston North for the New Zealand Organists' Association's annual congress this weekend. [more]

29/05/2009: Lada Valesova
Czech pianist talks about her newly released album 'Intimate Studies' - next weeks competition disc. [more]

29/05/2009: Angela Lindsay
A founding member of the New Zealand Youth Orchestra, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. [more]

29/05/2009: Polly Sussex
Violia da gamba player who'll feature in the 'Age of Discovery' concert in Auckland this weekend - 'Journey to Versailles'. [more]

02/06/2009: Kari Kriikku
Finnish clarinettist on tour with the NZSO, playing concertos by compatriots Magnus Lindberg and Jukka Tiensuu. [more]

02/06/2009: Dean Powell
Tenor in the Treorchy Male Choir, a massed Welsh choir on tour down under. [more]

03/06/2009: Elizabeth Crayford
Co-ordinator of The Big Sing, New Zealand's nationwide high schools choir competition and festival. [more]

03/06/2009: Corwin Newall
Winner of the Best Overall Composition prize at the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival. [more]

03/06/2009: Peter Mechen
Brings in more New Zealand music he'd like to hear more of: Salm by Lyell Cresswell and Alice by Gillian Whitehead. [more]

03/06/2009: Phil Brownlee
Reviews the NZSO's Made in New Zealand concert last Friday. [more]

04/06/2009: Kikuei Ikeda and Clive Greensmith
Violinist and cellist from the Tokyo String Quartet who are performing in Auckland and Wellington this week. [more]

04/06/2009: NYO Alumni - John and Helen Rimmer
Robbie Ellis continues his series of interviews in the lead up to the National Youth Orchestra's 50th Anniversary celebrations. [more]

05/06/2009: Bella Hristova
US-based Bulgarian violinist in the country for concerts with the Christchurch SO, Auckland Phil and Southern Sinfonia. [more]

05/06/2009: Lucy Marinkovich
NZ Shool of Dance student presenting work at mid-year choreographic season 'In a Space' which opens tonight. [more]

05/06/2009: Kristian Winther
Australian violinist performing with the Southern Sinfonia in their 'Baroque and Beyond' concert this weekend. [more]

08/06/2009: Guy Boyce
Director of the Christchurch Arts Festival previews this year's event which opens next month. [more]

08/06/2009: Tokyo String Quartet Review
Peter Hoar reviews last Friday night's Auckland concert by New York-based ensemble. [more]

09/06/2009: Philippe Graffin
French violinist in the country to co-adjudicate the Michael Hill International Violin Competition and perform with the APO. [more]

09/06/2009: NZSO Kari Kriikku Review
Debbie Rawson reviews last Friday night's NZSO concert featuring top Finnish clarinettist. [more]

10/06/2009: Bryn Terfel
Bryn Terfel is a highly acclaimed Bass-Baritone who's in New Zealand to give four concerts with Dunedin pianist, Terence Dennis [more]

10/06/2009: Natasha Conland
Contemporary art curator for the Auckland Art Gallery, who's been announced curator of Auckland's 'International Art Triennial' next year. [more]

10/06/2009: New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest
Chamber Music New Zealand Chief Executive, Euan Murdoch talks about this year's nationwide competition for young musicians and composers. [more]

11/06/2009: Marc Taddei
Wellington Orchestra Music Director previews the ensemble's upcoming concert featuring NZ soprano Aivale Cole. [more]

11/06/2009: Sharon Yearsley
Co-organiser of Caprice Arts Trust's upcoming production of MenottiÂ's 'The Old Maid and the Thief' as Weill's 'The Berlin Requiem'. [more]

12/06/2009: Josef Spacek
Kerry Stevens interviews Josef Spacek; winner of the 2009 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Josef's performances during the competition are all available to listen to on our website. [more]

12/06/2009: Radoslaw Szalc
Polish violinist and conductor as well as adjudicator of the 2009 Michael Hill Violin Competition talks about last night's final. [more]

12/06/2009: Mark Williams
NZ Film Archive Exhibitions Manager talks about Australian experimental filmmakers currently touring country. [more]

12/06/2009: Anthony Ritchie and Emma Sayers
Composer and muse of new piano concerto being premiered next week with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra. [more]

15/06/2009: Daniel Belton
2009 Creative New Zealand Choreographic Fellowship recipient talks about his life, works and future creative projects. [more]

15/06/2009: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen review's last Saturday night's Wellington Orchestra concert featuring NZ soprano Aivale Cole. [more]

16/06/2009: Roger Wilson
New Zealand Baritone talks about his life in Opera and upcoming performance of 'Midwinter Mozart' at Wellington's St Andrews on the Terrace. [more]

16/06/2009: Bryn Terfel Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday night's Christchurch recital by top Welsh Baritone. [more]

17/06/2009: Chris Adams
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra composer in residence talks about his experiences with the ensemble and upcoming open day. [more]

17/06/2009: Stephen Guest
Robbie Ellis continues his series of interviews with original members of the New Zealand National Youth Orchestra. [more]

18/06/2009: Richard Adams
NZ violinist currently touring the country with guitarist Nigel Gavin to promote their album 'Recent Works'. [more]

18/06/2009: Stevie Starr
NZ songwiter and composer on the release of his latest album 'We Hope In All Things New'. [more]

19/06/2009: Alexa Still
Sydney based NZ flautist back in the country for Auckland Chamber Orchestra performance and recording of Anthony Ritchie work. [more]

19/06/2009: Jonathan Crayford
Wellington based pianist organising a concert for 44 pianos this weekend. [more]

19/06/2009: Anna Cors and John Murray
Mt Mauganui-based husband and wife singing duo performing with Tauranga Musica this weekend. [more]

22/06/2009: Bridget Douglas and Dierdre Irons
Principal flutist from NZSO and top NZ pianist touring the country with Zephyr Ensemble. [more]

22/06/2009: Eugene Lavery
US based NZ organist and recent Masters Graduate of Julliard Music in New York. [more]

22/06/2009: Mere Boynton
Te Papa Museum Events Manager talks about Matariki celebrations talking place over the next month. [more]

23/06/2009: Jamie Walton
Top British cellist in the country to perform Tchaikovsky's 'Rococo Variations' with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

23/06/2009: Barbara Graham
NZ soprano performing with Orpheus Choir for thier 'Cloudburst' concert tomorrow evening in Wellington. [more]

24/06/2009: Brett Kelly
Australian conductor and trombonist in the country to guest conduct the Southern Sinfonia this week. [more]

24/06/2009: New Zealand String Quartet Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last Saturday night's NZSQ concert featuring NZSO bassist Hiroshi Ikematsu and a Michael Norris premiere. [more]

24/06/2009: Aidan lang
NZ Opera General Director talks us through the plot and music of Bizet's 'Carmen'. [more]

24/06/2009: Gunter Herbig
NZ based guitaritst talks about the recent release of his cd of Lilburn and Farquhar guitar works. [more]

25/06/2009: Nigel Potts
New York based New Zealand organist. [more]

25/06/2009: Music between the Wars
Contributor Colin Morris looks at the work and life of 'Bob Willis and his Texas Playboys'. [more]

25/06/2009: 50th Anniversary of the National Youth Orchestra
Producer, Robbie Ellis talks to past violinist, concertmaster, concerto soloist and manager of the NYO, Ted Pople. [more]

26/06/2009: Simon Tedeschi
Australian pianist debuting with The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra next weekend playing Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue'. [more]

26/06/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's 'Splendour of Tchaikovsky' concert featuring British cellist Jamie Walton. [more]

29/06/2009: Don Whelan
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Choir music director presenting 'Magnificat' concert this weekend in Christchurch. [more]

29/06/2009: Ross Gerristan
Auckland Brass and National Brass Band baritone horn player talks about upcoming concerts and international tours. [more]

30/06/2009: Michelle Leggot
Inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate launching her seventh book 'Mirabile Dictu' at the National Library this week. [more]

30/06/2009: Graeme Wallis
Convenor of the Music Education Conference 2009 being held in Christchurch next week. [more]

01/07/2009: Natalia Lomeiko
Russian born New Zealand violinist performing TchaikovskyÂ's 'Souvenir dÂ'un lieu cher' with the APO this Friday. [more]

01/07/2009: Catherine Fitzgerald
Top New Zealand film producer and president of Women in Film and Television - WIFT. [more]

02/07/2009: Jacqui Coats and Geoff Robinson
Director and Radio Host character in Nota Bene Choir's upcoming production 'Sentimental Journey'. [more]

02/07/2009: James Tibbles
Auckland based early music expert on the release of his latest cd 'J S Bach in the Italian Style'. [more]

03/07/2009: Allan R. Scott
American conductor working with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra for their 'Memories From America' July 4 concert. [more]

03/07/2009: New Zealand Trio
Sarah Watkins, Ashley Brown and Justine Cormack talk about their upcoming nationwide tour. [more]

03/07/2009: John Hopkins
NZ NYO founding maestro and current Professor of Music at the University of Melbourne talks about his soon to be released autobiography. [more]

06/07/2009: Paul Daniel
NZSO National Youth Orchestra guest conductor talks about current season and tour. [more]

06/07/2009: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday's concert featuring conductor Allan R Scott and pianist Simon Tedeschi. [more]

06/07/2009: Karen Grylls
Long-time NZ National Youth Choir director talks about the ensemble's 30th Anniversary celebrations and upcoming tour. [more]

07/07/2009: Simon Vincent
Producer and Executive Officer of the 2009 Young and Hungry Festival previews this year's event. [more]

07/07/2009: John Casey and Caroline Berrer
Founder abnd leader of Guitarstrophe! - The West Australian Guitar Ensemble. [more]

07/07/2009: Jef Johnson
American actor, poet and lead clown in 'Slava's Snowshow' - currently touring NZ. [more]

08/07/2009: Marko Letonja
Slovenian conductor leading the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Splendour of Tchaikovsky 3' concert tomorrow night. [more]

08/07/2009: National Youth Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last weekend's NYO 2009 inaugrual performance featuring a premiere by composer Natalie Hunt. [more]

08/07/2009: Lyn Williams
Artistic Director of Australian based 'Gondwana Choir' discusses current NZ tour. [more]

08/07/2009: Frances McElhinney
Nelson School of Music Manager previews The Nelson Winter Festival. [more]

09/07/2009: Laura Preston
Adam Art Gallery curator previews exhibition 'The Future is Unwritten' which opens tomorrow. [more]

09/07/2009: Tama Ma Review
Rebecca Galloway reviews last Tuesday's Wellington performance by Okareka Dance Company. [more]

09/07/2009: Guy Jansen and Diana Cable
National Youth Choir founder and founding member talk about the group's 30th Anniversary. [more]

09/07/2009: Robert Costin
English organist back in New Zealand to launch a CD of Lizst and Reubke works and to give recital tour. [more]

10/07/2009: Andrew Withington and Amy Gray
New Zealand Secondary Schools Student's Choir Musical Director Andrew Withington and Choir Member Amy Grey join Chris Whitta in the studio. [more]

10/07/2009: Dr. Peter Walls
Principal Conductor and Music Director of Opus Orchestra Dr. Peter Walls. [more]

13/07/2009: Christopher Herrick
British organist in the country for cd release and nationwide tour. [more]

13/07/2009: Murray Hickman
Strike percussion ensemble founder talks about cd release and upcoming performances at Downstage Theatre with Adam Page. [more]

14/07/2009: Michael Fulcher
Orpheus Choir Music Director talks about upcoming workshops and performance of Verdi's 'Requiem'. [more]

14/07/2009: Xenia Pestova and Pascal Meyer
Montreal and Amsterdam based pianists premiering works for two pianos and electronics in Wellington and Dunedin. [more]

15/07/2009: Briar March
Auckland based Documentary film maker and Fullbright scholar talks about her latest film project about Takuu Island in Papua New Guinea. [more]

15/07/2009: Nelson Composers Workshop
Contemporary Music Contributor Samuel Holloway talks with composer, Chris Watson. [more]

15/07/2009: Sarah Nunn
English Globe Theatre Learning Consultant talks about her work within ethnic diversity in schools. [more]

16/07/2009: Jonathan Mane Wheoki
Collegue of recently deceased Te Papa Chief Executive Dr Seddon Bennigton reflects on his legacy. [more]

16/07/2009: Ben Makisi
NZ tenor performing Britten's 'Les Illuminations' with the Wellington Orchestra as part of their 'On The Town' concert. [more]

16/07/2009: James Gardner
Auckland Chamber Orchestra Guest Conductor talks about the ensemble's upcoming 'Wax Lyrical' concert of NZ contemporary music. [more]

16/07/2009: Kevin Moseley
New Zealand National Youth Brass Band Conductor talks about the ensembe's 50th Anniversary tour and upcoming Japanese visit. [more]

17/07/2009: Mark Wigglesworth
British conductor touring the country with the NZSO and pianist Alexander Melnikov. [more]

17/07/2009: Amber Rainey
NZ pianist and member of the Cook Strait Trio who are touring the country this month. [more]

17/07/2009: Paul Dean
Australian clarinettist performing Weber's Clarinet Concerto No.1 with the Southern Sinfonia this Sunday. [more]

20/07/2009: Sara Brodie and Michael Gray
Director and vocalist from the New Zealand School of Music's upcominng production of Handel's 'Semele'. [more]

20/07/2009: NZSO Review
Richard Mapp reviews last Friday night's NZSO concert featuring conductor Mark Wigglesworth and pianist Alexander Melnikov. [more]

21/07/2009: Slava Grigoryan
Australian-based classical guitarist performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

21/07/2009: Thomas Grube
German film maker viviting on behalf of the NZ International Film Festival to present 'Trip to Asia - The Quest for Harmony'. [more]

22/07/2009: John Rae
Wellington's New Zealand School of Music 2009 Lilburn Composer in Residence. [more]

22/07/2009: Leonie Holmes
Reviews Auckland Chamber Orchestra's weekend concert Wax Lyrical. [more]

22/07/2009: Peter Simpson
Auckland curator and writer, who'll be delivering Dunedin's Annual Hocken lecture about Poet, Editor and Art Patron, Charles Brasch. [more]

23/07/2009: Neil Brand
Improvising British pianist, Neil Brand is in the country to present his show 'The Silent Pianist Speaks' at the New Zealand International Film Festival. [more]

23/07/2009: The Pioneers
Three British based New Zealand musicians begin a nationwide tour with their show about Colonial New Zealand. [more]

24/07/2009: Jonathan Besser
Auckland based pianist and composer touring the country with Miranda Adams on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

24/07/2009: Phil Broadhurst
Auckland Jazz pianist performing in Albany this weekend as part of Massey University's Made in New Zealand concert. [more]

24/07/2009: Cilla McQueen
Newly announced 2009-11 New Zealand Poet Laureate. [more]

27/07/2009: Matz Skoog
Former Royal New Zealand Ballet Artistic Director and producer of 'La Sylphide' which opens in Wellington this week. [more]

27/07/2009: Young Sunhan
Auckland based artist and curator talks about the project Skins - launching fine art onto bill-boards around the city this week. [more]

28/07/2009: Timothy Brock
American conductor and composer in the country on behalf of the New Zealand International Film Festival. [more]

28/07/2009: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan review the CSO's performance of Mendelssohn's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. [more]

29/07/2009: David Hamilton
Auckland based composer, conducting Auckland Choral's 'Ponamu' concert this Sunday. [more]

29/07/2009: Christine Jeff
New Zealand film-make talks about her latest film 'Sunshine Cleaning' which opens in cinema's next week. [more]

30/07/2009: Introduction
Eva introduces Upbeat live from Cathedral Square in Christchurch. [more]

30/07/2009: Caroline Nin
French caberet singer. [more]

30/07/2009: Guy Boyce
Christchurch Arts Festival director. [more]

30/07/2009: Tom Woods
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra music director. [more]

30/07/2009: Raphael Bonachela
Sydney Dance Company director. [more]

30/07/2009: Alexander Devriendt
Ontroerend Goed Theater Company director. [more]

30/07/2009: Pierre Brault
Canadian playwrite and actor. [more]

30/07/2009: The Oxfords and Brian Law
UK based vocal ensemble and Christchurch based conductor. [more]

31/07/2009: Mary Coughlan
Upbeat talks to Irish songstress Mary Coughlan. [more]

31/07/2009: Richard Hardie
We talk with Chamber Music New Zealand Operations Manager Richard Hardie. [more]

31/07/2009: Hugh Stevenson
Hugh Stevenson is Head of Burnside High Music Department. [more]

31/07/2009: Fleur de Thier
Director of Scrambled Legs Dance Company. [more]

31/07/2009: Ross Gumbley
Director of Court Theatre's production of 'The Great Gatsby'. [more]

31/07/2009: Marianne Hargreaves
Christchurch Arts Festival Associate Director. [more]

31/07/2009: Ragamuffin Children
Performing live. [more]

03/08/2009: Waldchen Trio
Winners of the 2009 National Chamber Music Contest: Anita Huang (harp), William Frost (flute), Kate Oswin (viola). [more]

03/08/2009: Martin Riseley
New Head of Strings at the New Zealand School of Music, and adjudicator at the National Chamber Music Contest. [more]

03/08/2009: Theodora Lee Smith
Sister of cosmologist Beatrice Tinsley, who is the focus of a new 20-part series on Wednesday nights,"The Stars are Comforting". [more]

03/08/2009: Rebecca Galloway
Reviews the Royal New Zealand Ballet's production of La Sylphide. [more]

04/08/2009: Patrick Power
Legendary NZ operatic tenor taking part in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Madame Butterfly concert this week. [more]

04/08/2009: Susan de Jong
Upbeat Jazz Contributor looks at the work of Chet Baker. [more]

04/08/2009: Christchurch Arts Festival Review
Tony Ryan looks at some of the festival highlights so far. [more]

05/08/2009: Lissa Twomey
Artistic Director of the New Zealand International Arts Festival on the first announcement of the 2010 lineup. [more]

05/08/2009: Aidan Lang
Walks us through the plot and history of Puccini's Madame Butterfly, to be performed and broadcast live from Auckland on Friday night. [more]

05/08/2009: Gareth Farr
Composer talks about two recent commissions: Illumina for Christchurch's Jubilate Singers, and Kaitangata Twitch for Maori Television. [more]

06/08/2009: Rachel Hyde
Cantoris Choir musical director talks about upcoming concert and other projects she is involved in. [more]

06/08/2009: Anna Van Der Zee
Tasman String Quartet first violinist talks about upcoming tour. [more]

07/08/2009: Dieter Mack and Elizabeth Farrell
German composer and NZ Flutist in the country with the Seliseh Ensemble. [more]

07/08/2009: Ajay Kapur
American electronic and Indian classical musican lecturing on the NZSM Sonic Arts programme. [more]

07/08/2009: Steven Chambers
NZ tenor performing benefit concert in Dunedin this weekend before he travels to Scotland to further his vocal studies. [more]

07/08/2009: Pia Palme
Austrian virtuoso recorder player and electronic music composer currently touring NZ. [more]

10/08/2009: Helen Medlyn
Singer in the Wellington Orchestra's Last Night of the Proms concert, as well as upcoming seasons of"Hell, Man"and Oliver! [more]

10/08/2009: Rosemary Martin
Former ballerina talks about her research into professional dancers' attitudes to pain and concealing it. [more]

11/08/2009: Eric Dorfman
Director of 'the Affair of the Diamond Necklace' - an interactive theatrical production on in the capital's St James Theatre this Saturday. [more]

11/08/2009: David Squire
KBB Music Festival chairman talks about the annual event which will see Auckland Secondary School Choirs and Orchestras performing at the Aotea Centre this week. [more]

12/08/2009: Richard Haynes
Australian Clarinettist in the country this week to perform with Auckland ensemble '175 East'. [more]

12/08/2009: Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth
Legendary Israeli violinist with Canadian cellist from the 'Zukerman Chamber Players' touring the country this month with Chamber Music New Zealand. [more]

13/08/2009: Josette Bushell-Mingo
UK actress and director working with students at Toi Whakaari to create a performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. [more]

13/08/2009: Pinchas Zukerman Review
Michael Joel reviews last night's Wellington concert by the Zukerman Chamber Players. [more]

14/08/2009: David King
European Champion brass band conductor working with Woolston Brass this weekend. [more]

14/08/2009: Pinchas Zukerman Review
Justine Cormack reviews last night's NZSO Auckland concert featuring violinist Pinchas Zukerman. [more]

14/08/2009: Seliseh Ensemble Review
Dugal McKinnnon reviews last Wednesday night's Wellington concert by German chamber ensemble. [more]

17/08/2009: Nelson Wattie
Alistair Te Ariki Campbell's biographer pays tribute to the New Zealand poet, novelist and playwright who passed away yesterday in Wellington. [more]

17/08/2009: Amalia Hall and John Paul Muir
Violin and Piano duo currently touring the country with Chamber Music New Zealand. [more]

18/08/2009: Mark Walton
Christchurch School of Music Director, who's written and produced a musical extravaganza on at the Christchurch Town Hall this weekend, 'Leonard and the Lottery Ticket'. [more]

18/08/2009: David Griffiths
Hamilton based composer who's opera 'Mary Miller - The Secret Suffragette' is being premiered at Waikato University this week. [more]

19/08/2009: Eckehard Stier
Conductor of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's upcoming performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 6. [more]

19/08/2009: Judy Bellingham
President of the Dunedin Performing Arts Conpetition Society talks about this weekend's Aria Competition Final. [more]

19/08/2009: Alexandra Hay
NZ composer talks about 'Extreme Lands' - a new music multimedia event taking place in Wellington this Friday and Saturday. [more]

19/08/2009: Ballet & Music
Amelia Nurse explores the importance of music to ballet dancers. [more]

20/08/2009: Eugene Abulescu
US based pianist and conductor performing as concertmaster for Manukau SO's upcoming Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1. [more]

20/08/2009: Betty Jo Simon
US accordianist in the country as part of the 2009 Coupe Mondiale World Accordion Championships and Festival. [more]

21/08/2009: Douglas Mews
Wellington City Organist talks about upcoming performances. [more]

21/08/2009: Anthony Young
NZ composer having work performed by Auckland's 'The Committee' ensemble this weekend. [more]

21/08/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra review
James Gardner reviews last night's performance of Mahler's Symphony No 6. [more]

24/08/2009: Raymond Bodell
Vice President of the International Confederation of Accordionists, who's in Auckland this week with the Coupe Mondiale World Accordion Championships. [more]

24/08/2009: Rina van Bohemen
Co-ordinator of the National Schools Writing Festival, held in Wellington at Victoria University's Institute of Modern Letters. [more]

25/08/2009: Rolf Gjelsten
Cellist with the New Zealand String Quartet talks about their current tour of Haydn and the String Quartet. [more]

25/08/2009: Gemma New
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's Assistant Conductor, who's off to Baltimore to study at the Peabody Conservatorium of Music. [more]

25/08/2009: Sam Hunt and David Kilgour
Iconic poet Sam Hunt, and musician David Kilgour talk about their collaboration for the new album Falling Debris. [more]

26/08/2009: Andrew Withington
Adjudicator at this year's Big Sing secondary schools choir competition being held in Dunedin this week. [more]

26/08/2009: Bill Lake
Wellington band The Windy City Struggler's song-writer and guitarist. [more]

27/08/2009: Patrick Nolan
Director of New Zealand Opera's upcoming production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin . [more]

27/08/2009: Keith Chapin
New contributor Keith Chapin talks about the history of counterpoint. [more]

27/08/2009: John O'Donnell
Australian keyboardist and musicologist who's giving a recital of Bach's Art of Fugue at Auckland University's Music Theatre tomorrow night. [more]

28/08/2009: Maggie Gresson
Artists Alliance Executive Director talks about the effect that Auckland becoming a supercity will have on artists. [more]

28/08/2009: Frank Gurr Obituary
New Zealand composer John Ritchie talks about the life and work of top NZ clarinettist who passed away last night. [more]

28/08/2009: Gina Sanders
NZ soprano performing in Auckland with Bach Musica this Sunday at Parnell's Holy Trinity Cathedral. [more]

28/08/2009: New Zeland String Quartet Review
Michael Joel reviews last night's Wellington concert by the NSSQ featuring works by of Haydn. [more]

31/08/2009: Malcolm McNeill and Barry Brinson
NZ musicians joining with the Hamilton Civic Choir to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare's sonnets. [more]

31/08/2009: Alister Barry
NZ Film Maker talks about the 30th Anniversary of Vanguard Films, of which he is a founding member. [more]

01/09/2009: Michael Houstoun
New Zealand pianist performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

01/09/2009: Simon Brew
New Zealand saxophonist who played with the Netherlands Blazers Ensemble at the BBC Proms in London last Friday. [more]

02/09/2009: Stephen De Pledge
Recently repatriated NZ pianist touring the country on behalf of Chamber Music New Zealand. [more]

02/09/2009: Matthew Hudson and Sia Trokenheim
Christchurch based actors appearing in Gary Henderson's play 'Skin Tight' which is touring the country this month. [more]

03/09/2009: Jason Bae
NZ based Korean pianist who placed 2nd in last week's Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition in Queensland. [more]

03/09/2009: Paul Rosoman
Wellington Organists Association President talks about NZ Organ Month. [more]

04/09/2009: Anna Leese
NZ Soprano perfoming the role of Tatyana in NZ Opera's upcoming production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin. [more]

04/09/2009: Benjamin Northey
Australian conductor in the country for this week's NZSO SOUNZ Readings. [more]

07/09/2009: Nicholas Isherwood
US-based bass singer in the country to perform with Stroma new music ensemble. [more]

07/09/2009: Michael Stewart
Tudor Consort music director talks about upcoming concert featuring six Bach Motets. [more]

08/09/2009: Lloyd Williams and Jonathan Baker
Members of the New Zealand Friendly Orchestra performing in Auckland this weekend. [more]

08/09/2009: Glenn Colquhoun
NZ poet whose cycle 'North and South' will be premiered at the 'Going West Books and Writers Festival' in Titirangi this Friday. [more]

09/09/2009: Jo Randerson
Wellington writer talks about the premiere of her new play 'Good Night, The End' which opens at Downstage Theatre this Friday. [more]

09/09/2009: Stephen de Pledge Review
Richard Mapp reviews last night's Wellington Town Hall recital by NZ pianist. [more]

10/09/2009: Simon Over
British conductor leading the Southern Sinfonia in their upcoming 'Glory of Haydn' concert. [more]

10/09/2009: Peter Van Drimmelen
NZSO violist and long time organiser of the annual Michael Monaghan Young Musicians Foundation concert. [more]

11/09/2009: Eve de Castro-Robinson
NZ composer whose works are being featured in a concert by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this Sunday. [more]

11/09/2009: Kylie Sanderson
Director of Auckland's Sanderson Gallery talks about exhibition 'For What it's Worth'. [more]

11/09/2009: Lara Hall
Waikato University lecturer and concertmaster of Opus Orchestra talks about the ensemble's upcoming concert series. [more]

14/09/2009: Christina Barton
Adam Art Gallery Director talks about the gallery's 10 year anniversary exhibition '10'. [more]

14/09/2009: Jacqui Coats and Mel Dodge
Co-creators of new theatrical work 'The Steel Ballerina', looking at the life and times of Dame Margot Fonteyn. [more]

15/09/2009: Pietari Inkinen
NZSO Music Director talk about the ensembles upcoming Sibelius Festival. [more]

15/09/2009: Wade Kernot and Emma Pearson
NZ Bass and Australian Soprano talk about the roles in Southern Opera's upcoming production of Mozart's 'The Magic Flute'. [more]

16/09/2009: Shirley Kout
International adjudicator at this year's 'National Young Singers in Harmony Competition' in Auckland. [more]

16/09/2009: Keith Chapin
Our contributor looks at the form of the fugue in 19th Century compositional development. [more]

16/09/2009: Kit Powell
Swiss based New Zealand Composer who's been in New Zealand for this year's NZSO-SOUNZ Readings. [more]

17/09/2009: Gautier Capucon
French cellist in the country to perform as part of the NZSO's Sibelius Festival. [more]

17/09/2009: George Palmer
Australian composer whose work 'Incandescence' is being premiered by the Christchurch SO this weekend. [more]

18/09/2009: Ross Harris
Winner of this year's APRA Silver Scroll SOUNZ Contemporary Award. [more]

18/09/2009: NZ Opera Review
Uwe Grodd reviews the opening night of NZ Opera's current season of Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin'. [more]

18/09/2009: David Scheel
Australian pianist and entertainer in NZ to perform two shows: 'Maestro' and 'Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player'. [more]

18/09/2009: NZSO Review
Peter Mechen review the first two of four concerts in the NZSO's 'Sibelius Festival'. [more]

21/09/2009: Adam Hayward
'Body' festival director talks about dance events taking place in Christchurch over the next two weeks. [more]

21/09/2009: William Green
Upbeat contributor talks about historical Australian female composers. [more]

21/09/2009: NZSO Gautier Capucon Review
Peter Mechen reviews the final two concerts in the NZSO's Sibelius Festival featuring cello soloist Gautier Capucon. [more]

22/09/2009: Gao Ping and Reiko Suzuki
Chinese born pianist and composer and Japanese violinist playing a concert in Christchurch this week. [more]

22/09/2009: John Kliem
Upbeat jazz contributor looks at the work of Medeski, Martin and Wood. [more]

22/09/2009: Martin Lodge and Jeremy Mayall
Hamilton based composers talk about upcoming Okta ensemble concert featuring the Sonic Warp group. [more]

23/09/2009: Michael Shepherd
Whose latest series of paintings draw inspiration from the scores of Douglas Lilburn's Electro-acoustic works. [more]

23/09/2009: The Keyboard Fugue Part 4
Contributor Keith Chapin concludes his look at the development of the fugue. [more]

23/09/2009: Dan Adams and Andy Mauafua
Teachers at Wellington's Whitireia School of Music, talk about the 'Guitar Tribute Show' with students performing at the Ilott Theatre tomorrow night. [more]

24/09/2009: Peter Walls
NZSO Chief Executive Peter Walls talks about the upcoming launch of the orchestra's 2010 Season. [more]

24/09/2009: Jack Liebeck
Top British violinist touring the country this month with pianist Stephen De Pledge.y [more]

24/09/2009: Sir Howard Morrison Remembered
Chris Bourke looks at the life and times of the legendary NZ performer who died today. [more]

25/09/2009: Stuart Greenbaum
Australian composer working with the NZ Trio as part of this year's Trans Tasman Composer Exchange. [more]

25/09/2009: Eric Marienthal
US jazz saxophonist in the country to perform with the Rodger Fox Big Band. [more]

28/09/2009: Jack Body and Wang Zheng-Ting
NZ Composer and Professor of Music at NZSM is joined by Chinese mouth organ player for 'Gong Crazy' concert. [more]

28/09/2009: Robin Rawstorne
Stage designer for Southern Opera's production of Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' which opens in Christchurch this week. [more]

29/09/2009: Alexander Shelley
British conductor in NZ to work with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and violinist Mark Kaplan. [more]

29/09/2009: Stefano Guizzi
Member of Italy's 'Piccolo Teatro di Milano' performing 'HARLEQUIN: Servant of Two Masters' in Auckland this week. [more]

30/09/2009: Tony Ryan
He reviews Southern Opera's new production of Mozart's Magic Flute. [more]

30/09/2009: Barbara Glaser
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra releases it s 2010 programme. [more]

01/10/2009: Scott McCoy
US based vocal training specialist and keynote speaker at NEWZATS conference in Hamilton. [more]

01/10/2009: 'Piano Solo' review
John Kliem reviews biographical film about Italian jazz pianist Luca Flores. Showing at the Italian Film Festival. [more]

02/10/2009: Martin Snell
Top NZ bass back in the country to perform Eugene Onegin with the New Zealand Opera Company. [more]

02/10/2009: Phil Dadson and Paul Winstanley
Members of the EARS trio talk about Cinema of the Wobbly Pivot pt 3; taking place in Auckland this weekend. [more]

02/10/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's concert featuring guest conductor Alexander Shelley and US violinist Mark Kaplan. [more]

05/10/2009: Noriko Ogawa
Japanese pianist in the country to perfrom with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra as well as solo tour. [more]

05/10/2009: Miranda Harcourt
NZ actor premiering solo show 'Biography of My Skin' at Downstage in Wellington this week. [more]

06/10/2009: Peter Willis and Kristen Herman
Auckland based composer joining artist-storyteller for an original work called 'Undergrowth'. [more]

06/10/2009: Lauren Armishaw
Europe-based NZ soprano and early music specialist talks about her work and recent premieres. [more]

07/10/2009: Alex Polianichko
Russian conductor leading the Wellington Orchestra this weekend with the opening of New Zealand Opera's Eugene Onegin. [more]

07/10/2009: Chris Watson
British field recordist who's presenting his work in Auckland, Dunedin, and Wellington over the coming week. [more]

08/10/2009: Euan Murdoch
Chamber Music New Zealand Chief Executive announced the 2010 season programme. [more]

08/10/2009: Dave Panichi
Sydney-based trombonist and Jazz educator in the country to work with NZ Youth Jazz Orchestra. [more]

09/10/2009: Morag Atchison and Kate Spence
New Zealand Secondary Schools Choir vocal coaches - gearing up for a performance in Wellington tonight. [more]

09/10/2009: Bridget Johnson and Jason Wright
NZSM Sonic Arts 3rd year students perfroming two concerts at the Adam Concert Room this weekend. [more]

09/10/2009: Dierdre Tarrant
Footnote Dance Company Director talks about upcoming NZ tour 'Footnote Forte Solo Series'. [more]

09/10/2009: Derek Doddington
Director and writer of Christchurch-based 'Top Dog' Theatre Company's upcoming perfromnace of 'WAC'. [more]

12/10/2009: Claire Lewis
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Education Manager talks about next years' Community Education programme. [more]

12/10/2009: Stephen Brown
British tenor performing in DunedinÂ's Really Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Performance Trust's 'Yoemen of the Guard'. [more]

12/10/2009: Ryan Youens
NZ composer and conductor of the Auckland Wind Orchestra's upcoming concert 'North Winds, South Winds'. [more]

13/10/2009: Sara Macliver
Australian soprano in the country to sing HaydnÂ's Creation with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

13/10/2009: Annabel Norman
Nelson Arts Festival Creative Director talks about the two week event that kicks off this Thursday. [more]

14/10/2009: Philippa Campbell
Literary Manager with the Auckland Theatre Company who're presenting 'The Next Stage' this week - three new semi-staged plays from New Zealand playwrights. [more]

14/10/2009: Michele Powles
Director of New Zealand Book Month, who talks about highlights from the nationwide celebration. [more]

14/10/2009: Rita Paczian
Artistic Director of Auckland's Bach Musica, who'll be conducting this weekend's performance of Poulenc's Gloria, and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor.. [more]

15/10/2009: Jennifer Ward-Lealand
Auckland based singer, actor and member of the Jubilation Gospel Choir talks about the ensmeble's 10th Anniversary. [more]

15/10/2009: Alda Rezende and Tambolele
Music Director of Live Brazil Festival 2009 with members of headlining international act 'Tambolele. [more]

16/10/2009: Aidan Lang
New Zealand Opera General Director unveils the 2010 season. [more]

16/10/2009: Christopher Costanza
Cellist from the US based St Lawrence String quartet who are currently touring NZ. [more]

19/10/2009: Read Gainsford
US based NZ pianist in the country to adjudicate the Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition. [more]

19/10/2009: Hannah Gilmore
Hamilton based composer who recently attended the 'Sound and Music Computer Conference' in Portugal. [more]

19/10/2009: Chris and Eva Prowse
Father and daughter musical team speak about the release of their new album 'Trouble on the Waterfront'. [more]

20/10/2009: Natalia Ricci
Australian pianist and Senior Lecturer in piano at Auckland Uni giving Janacek recital tomorrow evening. [more]

20/10/2009: NZSQ and St Lawrence SQ Review
Michael Joel reviews last Friday's Wellington combined concert by NZ and Canadian based String Quartets. [more]

21/10/2009: Gary Harris
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company Artistic Director talks about 2010 season. [more]

21/10/2009: Carl Browning
Music Director of singalong version of haydn's 'Creation' - taking place as part of Neslon Festival. [more]

22/10/2009: John Wells
Auckland City Organist talks about progress of renovations to the instrument. [more]

22/10/2009: Sacha Waltz Dance Company Review
Jennifer Shennan reviews the Melbourne Internartional Arts Festival performance by group featuring NZ dancer Lisa Densem. [more]

22/10/2009: Warren Maxwell
Frontman of NZ band 'Little Bushman' gearing up for concert with NZSO tomorrow evening. [more]

23/10/2009: John Rosser
Music Director of Rotorua's 'Sing Aotearoa' festival talks about this weekend's events. [more]

23/10/2009: Caucasian Chalk Circle
Eva drops in on rehearsals of current New Zealand Drama School production of work by Bertolt Brecht. [more]

27/10/2009: Andrzej Nowicki
Wellington-based composer presenting 'Podroze - Journeys: A Polish Music Extravaganza' with the SMP Ensemble. [more]

27/10/2009: Tom Rainey
Arranger for Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's upcoming 'Kiwi Jazz' concert. [more]

27/10/2009: Gillian Whitehead
NZ composer visiting Beijing with a large group of NZ musicians and artists conference and cultural exchange. [more]

28/10/2009: Raphael Wallfisch
British cellist performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

28/10/2009: William Green
Upbeat contributor explores the life of Australian composer Malcolm Williamson. [more]

28/10/2009: Uwe Grodd
'Auckland Choral' conductor talks about the ensemble's upcoming performance 'Amadeus'. [more]

29/10/2009: Philip Norman
NZ composer the score of Royal NZ Ballet's upcoming production of Peter Pan. [more]

29/10/2009: Emere Wano
Programme director for Womad 2010 discusses the line up for the event which was launched in Wellington last night. [more]

30/10/2009: Mark Paine
Top Australian French horn player in the country for one show only in Auckland this weekend. [more]

30/10/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert under Raphael Wallfisch. [more]

30/10/2009: Leif Segerstan
Finnish composer and conductor in the country for premiere of his 191st Symphony with the NZSO. [more]

02/11/2009: Christoph Muecher
Wellington Goethe Institute Director talks about 'Novemberkinder' - the German Film Festival opening this week. [more]

02/11/2009: NZSO Review
Murray Khouri reviews Saturday night's Wellington concert featuring Finnish composer Leif Segerstam. [more]

02/11/2009: CK Stead
NZ Author and Poet and one of three recipients of this year's Prime Ministers Literacy Awards. [more]

02/11/2009: Roy Smiles
UK playwrite and creator of 'Backstage' - premiered by the Court Theatre last weekend. [more]

03/11/2009: Steve Thomas
Founder of Arts on Tour NZ talks about organisations 25th Anniversary and previews 2010 season. [more]

04/11/2009: Lissa Twomey
New Zealand International Arts Festival Director talks about the 2010 programme. [more]

04/11/2009: Solveig Kringelborn
Norwegian soprano in the country to tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

05/11/2009: Lee Gene Peters and Tracey Monastra
Director and designer of new theatrical work 'Death and the Dreamlife of Elephants'. [more]

05/11/2009: Carol Shortis and Anton Killin
Wellingtion based composers having works premiered in the SMP Ensemble's upcoming 'Podroze Journeys' concert. [more]

06/11/2009: Peter Walls
NSZO Chief Executive talks about progress of new digital recording facility in Wellington. [more]

06/11/2009: Scilla Askew
Outgoing SOUNZ Executive Director talks about her time in the organisation and the state of NZ music. [more]

06/11/2009: Charlotte Yates
NZ singer songwriter performing series of concerts with the Wellington Guitar Duo this weekend. [more]

06/11/2009: Sharon Thorburn
Kotuku Choir Director currently walking entire length of the country for 'Footprints of Hope' awareness raising journey. [more]

09/11/2009: Merran Cooke
Wellington lawyer and performer in 'Counsel In Concert' charity event, raising money for the Child Cancer Foundation. [more]

09/11/2009: NZSO Review
James Gardner reviews last Friday night's Auckland concert featuring Norwegian soprano Solveig Kringelborn. [more]

09/11/2009: NZ Trio
Justine Cormack, Ashley Brown and Sarah Watkins talk about future concerts and life as a freelancing ensemble. [more]

10/11/2009: Dean Sutcliffe
Auckland academic, recently awarded the Royal Music Association's Dent Medal for his contribution to musicology. [more]

10/11/2009: Baldur Bronniman
Swiss conductor leading the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

11/11/2009: Gretchen Dunsmore
Top NZ clarinetist talks about concerts with Silencio Ensemble and St Matthews Chamber Orchestra. [more]

11/11/2009: Jonathan Crehan
Wellington based composer who recently won the Classical Marimba League Composition Competition in the US. [more]

11/11/2009: Sophia Hawthorne
NZ actor playing the role of Nancy in Auckland Theatre Company's current season of 'Oliver'. [more]

12/11/2009: Michael Endres
Top German pianist recently appointed professor of piano at Canterbury University. [more]

12/11/2009: Gina Dellabarca
Director of 'Show Me Shorts' film festival currently on around the country. [more]

13/11/2009: Tony Ryan
Reflects on the Christchurch City Council's support for new Concervatorium of Music. [more]

13/11/2009: Mark Summerville and Taiaroa Royal
New Zealand film maker and choreographer recently returned from conference at Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music. [more]

13/11/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert under Swiss conductor Baldur Bronniman. [more]

13/11/2009: Postcard Home: Rachael Morgan
Hermione Johnson talks to UK based composer and recent Edwin Carr Scholarship winner Rachael Morgan about her experiences overseas. [more]

16/11/2009: David Bremner
Wellington Brass Music Director talks about Wellington Orchestra's 'Pines of Rome' concert talking place this weekend. [more]

16/11/2009: Jill Tanner-Lloyd
Director of 'Desde Sevilla Flamenco Dance Company' - performing 'Espiritu Flamenco' at Wellington's Circa Theatre this week. [more]

16/11/2009: Sarah Foster
New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Fellow talks about graduation season which opens this week. [more]

17/11/2009: Mark la Roche
Co-Director of the Gisborne Music Competition previews this years event. [more]

17/11/2009: Nick Lowe
British singer and songwriter touring the country with US guitarist Ry Cooder. [more]

18/11/2009: Simon Bowden
Arts Foundation Executive Director talks about Laureate Awards announced last night amid some controversy. [more]

18/11/2009: Hilary Beaton
Downstage Director talks about the 45th Anniversary of the Wellington Theatre. [more]

18/11/2009: Barbirolli String Quartet
Quartet members Ashok Klouda and Katie Stillman talk about current NZ tour. [more]

20/11/2009: Wayne Senior
Veteren NZ music arranger working with Orpheus Choir for their upcoming concert of Cole Porter songs 'Anything Goes'. [more]

20/11/2009: Robert Oliver
Music Director of Musica Sacra series - continuing at Wellington's St Mary of the Angel's this weekend. [more]

23/11/2009: Brent Stewart
Music Director of Hutt Valley Concert Orchestra talks about this weekend's performance. [more]

23/11/2009: Marc Taddei
Vector Wellington Orchestra Music Director previews 2010 season. [more]

24/11/2009: Michael Collins
British clarinetist and principal conductor of the City of London Sinfonia in NZ to perform with the Auckland Phil. [more]

24/11/2009: Damien Whitely
Zurich-based Australian bass touring NZ with his show 'Mozart and Me'. [more]

25/11/2009: Willem Wassenaar
Director of 'Wolf's Lair' - the story of Hitler's secretary Traudl Junge - on at Circa Theatre Wellington. [more]

25/11/2009: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Sunday afternoon's 'Pine's of Rome' concert at Wgtn Town Hall. [more]

25/11/2009: Jonathan Besser
Auckland based composer and founder of Bravura Ensemble - celebrating thier 10th Anniversary with a cd release. [more]

26/11/2009: Toby Gough
UK theatre director bringing stage show 'Warriors of Brazil' to New Zealand in February. [more]

26/11/2009: Nadene Pita
Australian based experimental viola player and composer performing in Wellington this week. [more]

26/11/2009: John Rae
NZSM Composer in Residence having work premiered at concert by Irwansyah Harahap and Rithaony Hutajulu. [more]

27/11/2009: Ty Burhoe and Shubhendra Rao (with live performance)
American tabla player and Indian sitar player perfroming in Auckland and Nelson this weekend. [more]

27/11/2009: Brett Mason
Director of Museums Wellington talks about 10th Anniversary of the Museum of Wellington City and Sea. [more]

27/11/2009: Auckland Philharmonia Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's concert featuring clarinet soloist Michael Collins and conductor Baldur Bronnimann. [more]

30/11/2009: Kemp English
UK-born NZ-based keyboard specialists talks about his latest cd of Schubert works called 'Schwammerl'. [more]

30/11/2009: Rodger Fox and Students
New Zealand School of Music Big Band Director and band members talk about latest cd release. [more]

01/12/2009: Roimata Templeton
Hamburg-based NZ singer, dancer and choreographer - in Hamilton to present awards and give masterclasses at St Paul's Collegiate. [more]

01/12/2009: Nikki Berry
Founder and Director of Christchurch-based 'A Capellago World Music Choir' perfroming in Lyttelton this weekend. [more]

02/12/2009: Richard Smith
Chairman of Canterbury Caledonian Society Highland Pipe Band talks about upcoming competitions. [more]

02/12/2009: Poulima Salima
Samoan composer and recipient of Creative New Zealand Emerging Pacific Artist Award. [more]

03/12/2009: Deborah Pope
Founder and Director of Adagio circus previews upcoming season at Downstage Theatre Wellington. [more]

03/12/2009: Jane Boston
Senior Voice Practitioner at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London presenting workshops at NZ Drama School. [more]

04/12/2009: Chenyin Li
NZ trained pianist performing with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

04/12/2009: Daniel Beban and Scilla Askew
Founder of Frederick St Sound and Light Exploration Society and SOUNZ Executive Director talk about this weekends events at Te Papa. [more]

04/12/2009: Howard Harvey
Manager of the National Concerto Competition talks about this year's preliminary rounds which start next week. [more]

07/12/2009: Ashley Brown
Co-adjudicator of the Gisborne International Music Competition that culminated in last Saturday night's final. [more]

07/12/2009: Stephen Rowley
Music Director of Wellingon's Bach Choir performing works by Handel and Purcell this weekend. [more]

07/12/2009: Amanda Cole
Dunedin-based Australian mezzo soprano who recently released a cd of Portuguese songs. [more]

08/12/2009: Jane Paul
Film Archivist and curator of Whanganui Regional Museum's Nancy Cameron exhibition. [more]

08/12/2009: Catherine Hodge and Rosemary Russell
Members of Wellington's Nota Bene choir performing 'Christmas at the Jimmy' - 6pm tomorrow night. [more]

09/12/2009: Don Whelan
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Music Director talks about this weekend's 'Messiah' concert and upcoming European tour. [more]

09/12/2009: Xenia Deviatkina-Loh
Sydney-based winner of this year's Gisborne International Music Competition. [more]

09/12/2009: Fetu'ani Kula
Organiser of the extensive NZ tour by Tonga's Apifo'ou College Brass Band. [more]

10/12/2009: Natalia Lomeiko
Russian born NZ violinist performing with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

10/12/2009: Sonya Robbins and Layla Childs
New York-based movement artists 'robbinschilds' currently in residence at Christchurch's 'Physics Room'. [more]

11/12/2009: Anna Leese
UK based New Zealand soprano who's home to give three performances of Handel's Messiah.. [more]

11/12/2009: John Hearnshaw
Professor of Astronomy, John Hearnshaw talks about the New Zealand astronomer and her contributions to cosmology. [more]

14/12/2009: Colin Hodson
Wellington based film maker and winner of the annual David Carson-Parker Embassy Prize for scripwriting. [more]

14/12/2009: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday night's CSO concert featuring Russian born violinist Bella Hristova. [more]

15/12/2009: Sylvia May
Patron of the Muriel May $10,000 Scholarship that was won last night by classical guitarist Nicholas Price. [more]

15/12/2009: Sylvia May
Patron of the Muriel May $10,000 Scholarship that was won last night by classical guitarist Nicholas Price. [more]

15/12/2009: Bach Choir Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Sunday's Wellington concert featuring works by Handel and Purcell. [more]

15/12/2009: Bach Choir Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Sunday's Wellington concert featuring works by Handel and Purcell. [more]

16/12/2009: Strike
After 8 years Strike launch their second album 'Sketches'. We talk to members Murray Hickman and Sam Minns. [more]

16/12/2009: Owen Clarke
The Central Band of the Royal New Zealand Airforce Director of Music talks about their new CD 'Music of the Spheres'. [more]

17/12/2009: Denis Adam
Wellington based philanthropist featured in a new book by Freya Klier 'Promised New Zealand - Fleeing Nazi Persecution'. [more]

17/12/2009: Adam Page
Australian saxophonist performing at Downstage in Wellington this Sunday with his group The Adelaide Sax Pack. [more]

18/12/2009: Kevin Le Fohn
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Artistic artistic administrator talks about this weekend's Prom's concert. [more]

18/12/2009: Rob Garrett
NZ arts management consultant and curator of the Pop-Up Art Gallery in appearing in Newmarket for the next week. [more]

18/12/2009: Julie Hill
NZ writer, producer and film maker - recently visited Germany on scholarship from DOCNZ and the Goethe-Institut. [more]

21/12/2009: Julia Booth
NZ singer and administrator of the New Zealand Opera School - taking place in Whanganui next month. [more]

21/12/2009: Maxwell Wright
Percussionist from Barcelona-based world music collective Ojos de Brujo perfroming at next year's WOMAD. [more]

21/12/2009: Peter Watts
Auckland-based musician, conductor and examiner recently returned from tour of India. [more]

22/12/2009: Juliet O'Brien
Paris based NZ theatre writer and director back home to remount 'The Letter Writer' for the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

22/12/2009: Joan London
Australian writer coming to Wellington in March for the International Arts Festival Writers and Readers week. [more]

22/12/2009: Eddi Reader
Scottish singer and songwriter who will perform at next year's WOMAD festival in Taranaki. [more]

23/12/2009: Messiah Round Table
Conductor Michael Fulcher, singer Flora Edwards and keyboard specialist Douglas Mews discuss Handel's ever popular work. [more]

23/12/2009: Linn Lorkin
NZ singer talks about the re-release of her 1986 album 'In the Land of Music'. [more]

24/12/2009: Nelson Wattie
Alistair Te Ariki Campbell's biographer, pays tribute to the New Zealand poet, novelist and playwrite. [more]

24/12/2009: Jack Body and Ross Harris
NZ composers featured in this year's NZSO Made In New Zealand concert. [more]

24/12/2009: Aivale Cole
Winner of the 2009 Lexus Song Quest. [more]

24/12/2009: Ben Northey
Australian conductor of NZSO SOUNZ Readings. [more]

24/12/2009: Amber Rainey
NZ pianist and member of the Cook Strait Trio. [more]

25/01/2010: John Papas
Auckland artist whose exhibition 'The Remembrance of Things Past' opens at Parnell's Sanderson Gallery tomorrow. [more]

26/01/2010: Jodi Wright
Director of Christchurch's World Buskers Festival reflects on this year's event. [more]

26/01/2010: Jonathan Hodge
Auckland producer of New Zealand's first 'Short and Sweet' international Festival of 10 minute plays on currently at the Herald Theatre. [more]

27/01/2010: David Nalden
University of Auckland Senior Lecturer of violin talks about the 2010 Queenstown Violin Summer School. [more]

27/01/2010: Sue James
The Bay of Islands Festival director introduces this year's program. [more]

28/01/2010: Laura Kroetsch
New Zealand International Arts Festival Writers and Readers Week manager talks about the upcoming event. [more]

28/01/2010: Gemma Angus
Auckland Musuem event producer explains the goings on behind the 'Midsummer at the Museum' sleepover. [more]

29/01/2010: Carl Bland
Co-creator of the innovative play 360 which features at both the New Zealand International Arts Festival and Auckland Festival's this year. [more]

29/01/2010: Philippa Harris
outhern Sinfonia manager discusses their 2010 programme. [more]

01/02/2010: Andrew McMillan
Auckland based composer whose music accompanies the wordless theatre work The Arrival.. [more]

01/02/2010: The Mamaku Project
Singer, Tui Mamaki and saxaphonist, Carmel Courtney from the group that's beginning a nationwide tour this week. [more]

02/02/2010: Steph Walker
Programme Manager with Bats Theatre in Wellington introduces the Fringe Festival line-up. [more]

02/02/2010: Vernon God Little
Co-director Sophie Roberts with actor Anthony Young talk about the youth theatre production which opens in the capital this week. [more]

03/02/2010: Finlay Macdonald
Host of the year long LATE Sessions series at the Auckland Museum beginning tomorrow night in light of The Treaty of Waitangi. [more]

03/02/2010: Kenneth Young
Guest conductor with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra preparing for Friday night's free concert in Hagly Park. [more]

04/02/2010: Le Sud
Director Raymond Hawthorne talks about Auckland Theatre Company's upcoming production of Dave Armstrong's satirical play. [more]

04/02/2010: Keith Lewis
UK based New Zealand tenor who's returned to premiere Jenny McLeod's setting of Janet Frame poems 'Peaks of Clouds'. [more]

05/02/2010: Janet Bayly
Director of Waikanae's Mahara Gallery talks about their upcoming exhibition of Frances Hodgkins called 'Kapiti Treasures'. [more]

05/02/2010: Bruce Russell
Christchurch sound artist and writer whose book 'Left Handed Blows:Writing on Sound' is being launched in Auckland tomorrow. [more]

05/02/2010: Storehouse Blues
UK based New Zealand blues singer Tom Rodwell, who's currently touring the country with his guitar and his box and bass player, Joe Pineapple. [more]

08/02/2010: Graham Hickman
Musical Director of the National Brass Band of New Zealand talks about their upcoming tour of the South Island, beginning in Dunedin next Wednesday. [more]

09/02/2010: Antony Ernst
The outgoing Manager of Artistic Planning with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

09/02/2010: LippizanEars
Jim Langabeer and John Bell from the Auckland jazz band that's performing in the Auckland Domain this Valentines Day. [more]

09/02/2010: Zelda Edwards
Producer of this year's Wellington Fringe Festival which opens this Friday. [more]

10/02/2010: Julie Sperring
The newly appointed Executive Director of SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music talks about the Trust and its future. [more]

10/02/2010: Michael Stewart
Director of Wellington's Tudor Consort talks about the choir's first concert of the year featuring William Byrd's Gradualia Motets. [more]

11/02/2010: Gillian Ansell
New Zealand String Quartet violist talks about the ensembles week-long visit to Nelson for the Adam Summer School. [more]

11/02/2010: Pete Rainey
Nelson's Opera in the Park Music Director talks about Saturday's event. [more]

12/02/2010: Mark Williams
New Zealand Film Archive Curator talks about his recent visit to London's LUX Arts Agency. [more]

12/02/2010: Meet Your Orchestra
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Principal Cellist, David Chickering talks about his work. [more]

12/02/2010: Janet Hunt
New Zealand author and academic who's in Taranaki over the next week with the New Zealand Book Council's Words on Wheels tour. [more]

15/02/2010: Heather Galbraith
Wellington City Gallery Senior Curator talks about the upcoming exhibition of Janet Cardiff's Forty Part Motet which opens this Saturday. [more]

15/02/2010: Emily Smith
Scottish Folk Singer who's currently touring New Zealand. [more]

16/02/2010: Sarah Bettle
Hamilton Gardens Festival of the Arts Director talks about the 2 week event that opens this Friday. [more]

16/02/2010: Amal Murkus
Palestinian Israeli who'll be coming to New Zealand next month to perform at WOMAD. [more]

17/02/2010: Sally Sloman and Jesse Martins
Auckland's Opera Factory director with the company's young Brazilian repitieur. [more]

17/02/2010: Larry Sitsky
Contributor William Green looks at the work of this contemporary Australian composer and pianist. [more]

17/02/2010: Fringe Festival Opening
Producer Robbie Ellis accompanies Wellington's Fringe Festival Parade. [more]

18/02/2010: Hon Christopher Finlayson
The Minister of Arts Culture and Heritage explains the new changes to Creative New Zealand. [more]

18/02/2010: Richard Greager
Organiser of the St Andrews on the Terrace 'Season of Concert's' which will run alongside the NZInternational Arts Festival in Wellington next month. [more]

18/02/2010: Tony Mitchell
Reviews of the 2 recently published books; Bruce Russells 'Left Handed Blows' and Nick Bollinger's '100 Essential New Zealand Albums'. [more]

18/02/2010: Robin Ward
Triple strung harpist who's returned for a nationwide tour of New Zealand from his new home in the UK. [more]

19/02/2010: The Cologne New Philharmonic
Member's of the German orchestra that's currently touring New Zealand. [more]

19/02/2010: Suzanne Andrade
UK writer and director of 'Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea' which comes to New Zealand next month with the New Zealand International Arts Festival. [more]

19/02/2010: Jan Bolwell
Director and choreographer of Wellington's 'Crows Feet Dance Collective' talks about their new show How to be a Domestic Goddess.. [more]

22/02/2010: John Psathas
Auckland Philharmonia composer in residence talks about his recent trip to the Winnipeg New Music Festival where he was Distiguished Guest Composer. [more]

22/02/2010: Matthew Marshall
Talks about the Ukrainian Bandura - harp/zither/lute instrument dating back to the 6th century. [more]

22/02/2010: Jennifer King
Asia:NZ Foundation's Director of Culture talks about the Chinese Lantern Festival held in Auckland and Christchurch over the next 2 weeks. [more]

22/02/2010: Richard Nunns
Part 4 of 'He Ara Puoro - A Pathway of Song' . [more]

23/02/2010: Anthony McCall
New York based British installation artist who's in New Zealand as part of the NZ International Arts Festival with his work of 'Solid Light'. [more]

23/02/2010: Thomas Rainey
Jazz contributor talks about pianist Dave Grusin. [more]

23/02/2010: Nigel Keay
Paris based New Zealand composer whose work will be performed next week as part of the 10th Paris Oboe Festival. [more]

24/02/2010: Eugene Mursky
Russian virtuoso pianist who'll debut with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra tomorrow night, and appears with the Southern Sinfonia in Dunedin next Saturday. [more]

24/02/2010: Peter Mechen
Our New Zealand music contributor looks at a recently released CD of Lyell Cresswell's work performed by the NZSO on the NAXOS label. [more]

24/02/2010: Andrew Simmons
Royal New Zealand Ballet choreographer discusses his work A Song in the Dark premiering in Dunedin tomorrow night in the company's 'From Here to There'. [more]

25/02/2010: Guy Perricone
The new Executive Director of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, who's visiting New Zealand from Britain. [more]

25/02/2010: Craig Utting
Contributing composer and type-setter of Sunrise Music Trust's new collection of New Zealand piano pieces 'Take Flight'. [more]

26/02/2010: Shirley Horrocks
New Zealand documentary film-maker with 2 films being shown in the 2010 Documentary Edge Film Festival which opens in Auckland tonight. [more]

26/02/2010: Bruce Russell
Experimental music contributor looks at new releases from Carlos Giffoni, Rhys Chatham, and 'Glands of External Secretion'. [more]

26/02/2010: Peter Hoar
Reviews the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's performance under Eckehard Stier from last night at the Auckland Town Hall with pianist Eugene Mursky. [more]

26/02/2010: Weekend weather - Bob McDavitt
Is this the last weekend of Summer. Bob explains. [more]

01/03/2010: Barbara Graham and Rhona Fraser
Singers from the 'Opera in a Days Bay Garden' production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro being performed in Wellington next weekend. [more]

01/03/2010: Szymon Broska
Composer and pianist with the International Arts Festival production 'Sutra'. [more]

02/03/2010: Alvis Hermanis
Latvian director who's wordless play Sound of Silence is part of this year's NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

02/03/2010: Tony Ryan
Review of the opening concert at the NZ International Arts Festival with the NZSO performing Mahler's 8th Symphony under Vladimir Ashkenazy. [more]

03/03/2010: Laurence Reese
NZSO principal timpanist is one of a handful from the orchestra about to tour the South Island on the In Miniature tour. [more]

03/03/2010: Samuel Holloway
Contemporary music contributor talks about the German composer Enno Poppe's work Interzone:Lieder und Bilder. [more]

03/03/2010: Lyne Pringle
Reviews two dance works from the NZ International Arts Festival; Echoa and Sutra.. [more]

04/03/2010: Tom Woods
Artistic Director of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra talks about tomorrow night's concert with pianist John Chen performing Rautavaara's 'Gift of Dreams'. [more]

04/03/2010: Nigel Gavin and Richard Adams
Auckland violin and guitar duo who'll be performing in Wellington this weekend before touring the South Island with 'Arts on Tour'. [more]

04/03/2010: Jenny McLeod
The composer talks about setting poems by Janet Frame for tenor Keith Lewis and pianist Michael Houstoun to premiere this Sunday at the NZ International Arts Festival, 'Peaks of Clouds'. [more]

05/03/2010: The NZ Trio
Violinist Justine Cormack with cellist Ashley Brown and pianist Sarah Watkins talk about their upcoming performance as part of the 'Chamber Music Weekend'. [more]

05/03/2010: Phil Dadson
Auckland based composer and sound artist whose video work 'Breath of Wind' featuring 17 hot air balloons and the Levin Brass Band will be projected in the Wellington Town Hall. [more]

05/03/2010: Simon O'Neill
New Zealand Wagnerian tenor who performs with the NZSO tonight in the Festival's Wagner Gala Concert. [more]

05/03/2010: Irya Gmeyner and Pange Oberg
From the group 'Irya's Playground' who perform with the 'Circus Cirkor' in 'Inside Out'. [more]

05/03/2010: Dianne Reeves
Dianne Reeves is in 'Sing the Truth - a tribute to Nina Simone'. [more]

08/03/2010: NZ International Arts Festival Reviews (1)
Peter Mechen reviews NZTrio, NZSQ, Simon O'Neill and the NZSO. [more]

08/03/2010: Igor Niadin
Borodin Quartet violist talks about current NZ tour. [more]

08/03/2010: NZ International Arts Festival Reviews (1)
Murray Khouri reviews The Borodin Quartet, Zephyr Wind Quintet, and tenor Keith Lewis with pianist Michael Houstoun. [more]

09/03/2010: Alejandro Iglesias Rossi
Argentine composer and founder of Orchestra of Indigenous Instruments and New Technologies. [more]

09/03/2010: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Friday's season opening performance by the CSO and pianist John Chen. [more]

10/03/2010: John Wells
Auckland City Organist talks about the inauguration of the newly restored Town Hall Organ taking place with a free public concert next Saturday. [more]

10/03/2010: Shaun Parker
Australian choreographer whose show 'Happy as Larry' features in the NZ INternational Arts Festival. [more]

10/03/2010: Tim Matthies
Director of Artistic Planning with Musica Viva Australia talks about attending the NZ International Arts Festival Chamber Music Weekend. [more]

11/03/2010: Derek Johns
British writer and agent hosting a forum 'Publishing in the Twenty-First Century' as part of NZIAF Writers and Readers week. [more]

11/03/2010: Eleven Twelve Review
Jonathan Hendry reviews NZIAF premiere production of British director Peter BrookÂ's latest work. [more]

11/03/2010: Natasha Conland
Auckland Art Gallery Curator of Contemporary Art talks about her current project, the 4th Auckland Triennial, which opens tomorrow. [more]

12/03/2010: Richard Liu and Brigid Bisley
Waitakere City Orchestra Director and solo pianist performing Chopin's Piano Concerto no.2 on Saturday. [more]

12/03/2010: James Rogers
New York based New Zealand tenor currently touring the country with US pianist Gillian Zack. [more]

15/03/2010: Edward King
Auckland based cellist and winner of this year's National Concerto Competition. [more]

15/03/2010: Ben Hoadley
Top NZ bassoonist and organiser of 'New Zealand Music for Woodwinds' concert series held at St Andrew's on the Terrace Wgtn. [more]

15/03/2010: NZIAF Theatre Reviews
Jonathan Hendry reviews NZ International Arts Festival productions of 360, T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T and Mark Twain and Me in Maoriland. [more]

15/03/2010: Michael Tuffery
Acclaimed NZ printmaker, painter and sculptor currently exhibiting works at Wellington Cathedral of St Pauls. [more]

16/03/2010: Karsh Kale
New York based musician joining forces with New Delhi based electronica producers, The MIDIval Punditz for NZIAF: Enter the Dragon. [more]

16/03/2010: Ravi and Anoushka Shankar Review
David Parsons reviews the NZ International Arts Festival performance by father and daughter sitar experts. [more]

17/03/2010: Chris Gendall
US based NZ composer returning home soon to take up NZ School of Music Composer in Residence post. [more]

17/03/2010: Aidan Lang
NZ Opera General Director takes us through the music and story of Mozart's 'Cosi Fan Tutte'. [more]

17/03/2010: Sascha Perfect
NZ perfromance artist presents 'The Quantum Enigma' dance theatre Butoh and live music fusion at Dunedin Fringe Festival. [more]

18/03/2010: Martin Rummel
Auckland based Austrian cellist discusses his recently released CD of Bach cello suites. [more]

18/03/2010: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Review
Robert Oliver reviews the NZ International Arts Festival perfromance by leading Baroque orchestra. [more]

19/03/2010: Catherine Wilkin
NZ actor feauting in Auckland Theatre Company's current production of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of being Earnest. [more]

19/03/2010: Professor David Breitman
US based fortepiano specialist talks about the merits and reasons for historically informed performance practices. [more]

22/03/2010: Uwe Grodd and Christopher Hinterhuber
Music Director and piano soloist for the Manukau Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concert. [more]

22/03/2010: Auckland City Organ Inauguration Concert Review
Paul Rosoman reviews yesterday's celebration featuring Auckland City organist John Wells and conductor Indra Hughes. [more]

23/03/2010: David Burchell
City of Dunedin Choir Music Director talks about upcoming performance of Bach's St John Passion. [more]

23/03/2010: Branford Marsalis Quartet Review
Colin Hemmingsen reviews last weekend's NZ International Arts Festival performance by US jazz Quartet. [more]

24/03/2010: Thomas Trotter
Leading UK organist in New Zealand to perform Saint-Saens and Poulenc works with the APO. [more]

24/03/2010: Eden Mulholland
Auckland based composer of theatre and dance music talks about his current projects. [more]

25/03/2010: Jan Suckling
Chairperson of Auckland's Gay and Lesbian Singers (GALS) - hosting an international choral festival for gay and lesbian choristers. [more]

25/03/2010: Mary Adams Taylor
Singer, veteran broadcaster and Canterbury University vocal teacher talks about her highly successful career and students. [more]

26/03/2010: Anna McGregor
NZ Clarinet Quartet member premiering 40 compositions under 1 minute in length in 'Microscore Madness' this weekend. [more]

26/03/2010: Thomas Trotter Review
Paul Rosoman reviews last night's APO concert featuring top British organist. [more]

26/03/2010: Marco Zuccarini
Italian conductor working with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this Saturday. [more]

29/03/2010: Indra Hughes and Iain Tetley
Conductors of Musica Sacra Choir's Good Friday presentation of Durufle and Howells Requiems. [more]

29/03/2010: Megan Collins
Upbeat world music contributor looks at Indonesian guitar music. [more]

29/03/2010: Nathan Haines and guests
NZ jazz saxophonist and composer talks about the release of his latest album 'Heaven and Hell'. [more]

30/03/2010: Michael Houstoun
NZ pianist and patron of the Keri Keri Piano Competition previews this year's competition - entries closing this week. [more]

30/03/2010: Bill Gosden
Director of World Cinema Showcase taking place in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin over the next month. [more]

30/03/2010: Christine Adaire
Master Linklater Voice/Speech teacher in Wellington to give workshops at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School. [more]

31/03/2010: Paul Lewis
British silent film composer, accompanying New Zealand films from the 1920's to the 1960's at this year's Tauranga Jazz Festival. [more]

31/03/2010: Peter Watts
Auckland choral music director talks about first NZ performance of chamber versions of Soler's 'Stabat Mater'. [more]

01/04/2010: Brian Auger
Legendary British Hammond organ player in the country for the Tauranga and Christchurch Jazz Festivals. [more]

01/04/2010: Vicki Jones
Meet Your Orchestra: NZSO sub principal double bass player talks about her life and career. [more]

06/04/2010: James Gardner
Music Director of Auckland based 175 East ensemble talks about upcoming Christchurch and Auckland concerts. [more]

06/04/2010: Alexandra Hay
NZ composer talks about her upcoming premieres and recent acceptance into 5-year doctoral programme at Stanford University. [more]

07/04/2010: Don McGlashan
NZ songwriter talks about recent album release and upcoming countrywide solo tour. [more]

07/04/2010: Thomas Marriot
US jazz trumpeter in the country for the Christchurch Jazz Festival. [more]

08/04/2010: Chris Cree Brown
NZ composer and recipient of the Composer Association of NZ's 2010 Citation for Services to New Zealand Music. [more]

08/04/2010: Pontus Kyander
Norway-based curator of Auckland's Living Room performing arts festival previews the event that starts tomorrow. [more]

09/04/2010: Peter Walls
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Chief Executive talks about upcoming season and programming choices. [more]

09/04/2010: LA Mitchell
NZ songwriter and musician performing at the Christchurch Jazz Festival. [more]

09/04/2010: Ivy Rose Padilla
Philipino singer in the lead role of Wellington Musical Theatre's current production of Miss Saigon. [more]

12/04/2010: Stuart Hoar
New Zealand playwrite who's won this year's Adam New Zealand Play Award for his new play 'Pasefika'. [more]

12/04/2010: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 'Grandeur Tour'
Keith Chapin reviews the orchestra's performance of Strauss and Bruckner from Saturday night at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre. [more]

12/04/2010: Sophie Jerram and Dugal McKinnon
Curator and composer who've organised 'Dialogues with Tomorrow' - a series of cross-section discussions on climate change at Wellington's Downstage Theatre starting this Thursday. [more]

13/04/2010: Elizabeth Kerr
Manager of the New Zealand String Quartet Trust talks about the Quartet's upcoming performances and tours. [more]

13/04/2010: Aidan Lang
New Zealand Opera General Director introduces a new scholarship for music theatre practitioners to work with Opera North at Leeds University in England. [more]

13/04/2010: Paula Roush
A UK based artist who's performance piece 'A Field of Interconnected Realities' has been performed as part of Auckland's public art project 'Living Room'. [more]

14/04/2010: Stephen Wainwright
Creative New Zealand Chief Executive talks about the review that's underway of Recurrently Funded Organisations. [more]

14/04/2010: Emma Sayers and Richard Mapp
Two Wellington pianists who'll be performing both solo and duet works as they tour the North Island with Chamber Music New Zealand. [more]

14/04/2010: Andrew Withington
New Zealand Secondary Students Choir Artistic Director talks about the release of their newest CD - recorded live last year at Wellington's Sacred Heart Cathedral. [more]

15/04/2010: Hilary Hahn
US violin soloist currently touring with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

15/04/2010: Rowena Simpson and Te Hope
Soprano and Rangiatea Church convenor talk about upcoming Musica Lyrica concert at Rangiaatea church in Otaki this weekend. [more]

15/04/2010: Barbara Graham
NZ soprano performing fundraising concert this weekend before leaving to study in Paris next month. [more]

15/04/2010: Mark Thomas
Owner of Real Groovy record shop in Wellington talks about the trials and tribulations of independent music retail. [more]

16/04/2010: John Psathas and Pedro Carniero
NZ composer and Portuguese percussionist talk about the upcoming premiere of John's Marimba Concerto with Wellington Orchestra. [more]

16/04/2010: Nerissa Moore
NZ voice teacher and examiner talks about World Voice Day 2010. [more]

16/04/2010: Sarah Jane Summers
Scottish fiddler and tutor of Southern Hemisphere International School of Scottish Fiddle which is taking place in Upper Hutt. [more]

19/04/2010: Jill Rawnsley
Executive Director of the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival - celebrating ten years this year. [more]

19/04/2010: Pitch Leiser
Director of Wellington Pecha Kucha night talks about the creative neworking event that takes place in over 300 cities worldwide. [more]

19/04/2010: NZSO Hilary Hahn Review
Uwe Grodd reviews last Friday night's NZ tour-opening Auckland concert featurung American violinist. [more]

20/04/2010: John Rosser
Viva Voce founder and music director talks about the chamber choir's upcoming 25th Anniversary concert. [more]

20/04/2010: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's concert featuring Portuguese percussionist Pedro Carniero. [more]

21/04/2010: NZ Trio Review
Samuel Holloway reviews last night's Auckland concert by touring NZ ensemble. [more]

21/04/2010: Jian Wang
Chinese cellist performing Haydn's Cello Concerto in D with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra tomorrow night. [more]

22/04/2010: Bob Kerr and Catherine McKay
NZ painter and pianist taking part in 'Hell Here Now' performance at Pataka Gallery Porirua on ANZAC Day. [more]

22/04/2010: Colin Morris
Upbeat contributor looks at the life and work of American blues musician Blind Willie McTell. [more]

22/04/2010: Jeffrey Henderson and Tom Callwood
Members of the Meloncholy Babes improvising jazz trio touring the South Island over the next month. [more]

23/04/2010: Sr Mary Winefride
96 year-old singing teacher talks about this weekend's presentation of the first Maxwell Fernie Organ Scholarship. [more]

23/04/2010: Gunter Herbig
Guitar music contributor looks at the work of Spanish flamenco guitarist Carlos Montoya. [more]

23/04/2010: Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's Auckland concert featuring Chinese cello soloist Jian Wang. [more]

26/04/2010: Dugal McKinnon
Sound artist who has created"Popular Archeology: Cassette, c.1967-1994"in an empty commercial site in downtown Wellington. [more]

26/04/2010: Michael Fulcher
Conductor leading a New Zealand Choral Federation weekend workshop on Schubert's Mass in Ab. [more]

27/04/2010: Allan Bailey
Founder and leader of New York based Harlem Gospel Choir currently touring NZ. [more]

28/04/2010: Vesa-Matti Leppanen
NZSO Concertmaster performing Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Southern Sinfonia this weekend. [more]

28/04/2010: Jacek Kaspszyk
Polish conductor leading the NZSO for their Polish Pride concert tomorrow night. [more]

29/04/2010: Hamish McKeich
Stroma new music ensemble conductor talks about the groups 10 year anniversary and this weekend's Wellington concert. [more]

29/04/2010: Rachel Hyde
Cantoris Chamber Choir music director previews this weekend's concert of Motets. [more]

30/04/2010: Wade Kernot
NZ bass singing the role of Figaro in NZ Opera's upcoming production of Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro'. [more]

30/04/2010: NZSO Review
Michael Stewart reviews last night's Polish Pride concert featuring pianist Diedre Irons. [more]

30/04/2010: The String Contingent
Australian/Scottish virtuosic folk trio currently touring New Zealand. [more]

03/05/2010: Steve Garden
Rattle Records co-director and engineer talks about the label's latest NZ releases. [more]

03/05/2010: Meet Your Orchestra: Robert Orr
Principal oboist of the NZSO talks about his musical life and work. [more]

04/05/2010: Judy McKoy and Carol Shortis
Nota Bene Choir member joins composer to talk about their upcoming Mother's Day concert. [more]

04/05/2010: Jill Dawson
UK author in the country to take part in the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

05/05/2010: Charles Lloyd
Legendary US jazz saxophonist performing in Auckland this weekend. [more]

05/05/2010: Stroma Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last Saturday night's concert by Wellington-based new music ensemble. [more]

05/05/2010: Carla van Zon
Creative New Zealand International Manager talks about their 'Succeeding on the World Stage' initiative and WOMEX festival. [more]

06/05/2010: Tecwyn Evans
Wales-based New Zealand conductor currently back in the country to work with the NZSO. [more]

06/05/2010: Simon Romanos
Upbeat contributor presents the first of his series on the Great Orchestras. This week: The Vienna Philharmonic. [more]

06/05/2010: Christopher Hutton
NZ Cellist and member of the US-based Poinsett Piano Trio previews the group's upcoming New Zealand tour. [more]

07/05/2010: Ross Harris and Anthony Marwood
NZ composer and the British violinist who is premiering Ross's Violin Concerto for the NZSO's Made in NZ concert tonight. [more]

07/05/2010: Natalia Mann
Wellington-born harpist performing a concert called Medusa Dreaming at the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul tomorrow night. [more]

10/05/2010: Nuccia Focile
Italian soprano singing the role of the Countess in NZ Opera's upcoming production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. [more]

10/05/2010: James Gardner
Auckland based composer reviews NZTrio and other performers at the ISCM New World Music Days in Sydney. [more]

11/05/2010: Peter Jablonski
Swedish pianist performing Chopin's Piano Concerto No 2 with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

11/05/2010: Greg Squire
Wellington Youth Orchestra conductor previews this Sunday's 50th Anniversay concert at the Wgtn Town Hall. [more]

11/05/2010: NZSO Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Friday night's annual 'NZSO Made In New Zealand' concert. [more]

13/05/2010: Lionel Friend
UK-based music director of NZ Opera's current production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. [more]

13/05/2010: Gareth Farr
NZ Composer of music for the stage production 'Nero' which opens at Circa Theatre in Wellington this weekend. [more]

14/05/2010: Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Review
Rae de Lisle reviews last night's APO concert featuring Swedish pianist Peter Jablonski. [more]

14/05/2010: Meet Your Orchestra
Clarissa Dunn speaks to NZSO principal harpist Carolyn Mills. [more]

14/05/2010: Sivi Uitto
Robbie Ellis speaks to Finnish Production Leader of 'Opera By You' online operatic collaboration. [more]

14/05/2010: Roger Buckton
University of Canterbury music lecturer speaks about Platform Festival including his 'Hardy and Heartyness' choral performance. [more]

17/05/2010: Dame Malvina Major
Top NZ soprano currently touring with the NZSO for 'My Life In Song'. [more]

17/05/2010: NZ Opera Review
Rachel Hyde reviews the opening night's performance of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. [more]

17/05/2010: Pepe Becker
Music Director of Wellington's Baroque Voices vocal consort previews 'Alleluia: a new work!'. [more]

18/05/2010: Elizabeth Wallfisch
London-based Australian Baroque violinist touring New Zealand with the Wallfisch Band. [more]

18/05/2010: Karlheiz Company Review
Keith Clancy reviews last Sunday's performance by Auckland-based contemporary music ensemble. [more]

19/05/2010: Richard Marlow and Michael Fulcher
Ex Trinity College of Cambridge Music Director and Director of Music at Wellington Cathedral preview upcoming concerts. [more]

19/05/2010: Eamon Murray
Beoga Irish band member and four times All-Ireland bodhran champion touring NZ over the next month. [more]

19/05/2010: David Lawrence
Director of 400 year-old Elizabethan play 'The Famous History of Sir Thomas Wyatt' opening in Wellington tonight. [more]

20/05/2010: Grayson Gilmore
NZ Composer and songwriter on the recent release of his cd 'No Constellation'. [more]

20/05/2010: Jan Hellriegel
Auckland-based NZ Singer and songwriter performing at Wellington's St James theatre tomorrow night. [more]

21/05/2010: Rita Paczian and Mary-Jane O'Reilly
Bach Musica Music Director and NZ dancer and choreographer teaming up for Auckland concert this weekend. [more]

21/05/2010: Victoria Colombus
New Zealand School of Dance rehearsal director previews upcoming student choreographic season. [more]

21/05/2010: Wallfisch Band Review
Dimitrios Theodoridis reviews last night's NZ tour opening perfromance by Baroque music ensemble. [more]

21/05/2010: Rupert D'Cruze
British born, NZ based conductor who recently took up the appointment of Auckland Brass Music Director. [more]

24/05/2010: Julie Sperring
Executive Director of SOUNZ previews upcoming Sounztender concert featuring 5 NZ premieres. [more]

24/05/2010: Chris Reddington
Silencio Ensemble member previews tomorrow night's concert featuring 8 NZ premieres. [more]

24/05/2010: James Wenley
Director of Auckland University's upcoming modernised production of Shakespeare's MacBeth. [more]

25/05/2010: Emanuel Garcia
Author of 'Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Missing Stradivarius' talks about his book and professional life as a clinical psychologist. [more]

25/05/2010: Susan Frykberg
NZ composer and organiser of 'Let Art Sing' - a musical respone to artworks in New Plymouth's Govett-Brewster Gallery. [more]

26/05/2010: Werner Andreas Albert
Principal Guest Conductor of the Southern Sinfonia, leading the orchestra's Triple Birthday Extravaganza in the Dunedin Town Hall on Saturday. [more]

26/05/2010: Uwe Grodd
Music Director of Auckland Choral, conducting Brahms' German Requiem and Anthony Ritchie's Piano Concerto No 3 on Saturday. [more]

27/05/2010: Holly Mathieson
Artistic Director of the Chorus of Southern Opera, who'll be conducting their performance this weekend in Southern Opera's concert production of Verdi's 'Aida'. [more]

27/05/2010: Pete Rainey
Nelson City Councilor and Concert Director of the region's historic Theatre Royal talks about the recently completed refurbishment of the 1878 building. [more]

27/05/2010: Rodger Fox
Director of the Wellington Jazz Orchestra who's upcoming concerts feature Gill Evans arrangement of Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess'. [more]

28/05/2010: David Hill
New Zealand author about to embark on a three-month residency at the University of Iowa. [more]

28/05/2010: John Thomson
Recently appointed concertmaster of the Nelson Symphony Orchestra previews tomorrow night's concert. [more]

31/05/2010: Dimitri Ashkenazy
International clarinettist visiting Auckland University and performing a recital with Martin Rummel and Stephen de Pledge tomorrow night. [more]

31/05/2010: SOUNZTender Review
Phil Brownlee reviews the premieres of five works works by New Zealand composers at Wellington's Illott Theatre yesterday. [more]

31/05/2010: Joseph Nolan
Organist and Master of the Choristers at St. George's Cathedral, Perth is touring New Zealand over the next month. [more]

01/06/2010: Bruce Foreman
US jazz guitarist currently touring New Zealand. [more]

01/06/2010: Southern Opera Review
Tony Ryan reviews last weekend's performance of Verdi's Aida. [more]

02/06/2010: Graham Abbott
Australian conductor and radio presenter working with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this evening. [more]

02/06/2010: Auckland Choral and Auckland Philharmonia Review
Peter Hoar reviews last Saturday night's combined ACS and APO concert featuring pianist Emma Sayers. [more]

03/06/2010: Didy Veldman
Dutch choroegrapher and creator of Royal New Zealand Ballet's upcoming season of Carmen. [more]

03/06/2010: Jesse Peach and Anthony Young
Director and Music Director of Stephen Sondheim's 'Sweeney Todd' opening at Auckland's Maidment Theatre this evening. [more]

04/06/2010: Rima Te Wiata, Kristian Lavercombe and Gareth Farr
Artistc director, actor/singer and composer of NZSO's upcoming educational concert: Sonnets Unplugged. [more]

04/06/2010: Paul Harrop
Music director and founder of the Aotea Youth Symphony and Sinfonietta previews upcoming concert. [more]

04/06/2010: Meet Your Orchestra: Bridget Douglas
Principal flutist of the NZSO talks about her life and work. [more]

08/06/2010: Rangimoana Taylor
NZ Actor and judge of this year's Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival. [more]

08/06/2010: Royal New Zealand Ballet Review
Deirdre Tarrant review's last Saturday night's performance of Didy Veldman's 'Carmen'. [more]

09/06/2010: Julia Durkin
Director of Auckland Photography Festival currently taking place across the city. [more]

09/06/2010: Miguel Trapega
Spanish classical guitarist visiting Wellington and New Zealand School of Music on behalf of the Spanish Embassy. [more]

09/06/2010: Cathy Irons
Christchurch based violinist performing CSO String Quartet concert tomorrow and 'Ole! Spanish Music for Violin and Piano' this weekend. [more]

10/06/2010: Michael Stewart
Tudor Consort Music Director preview's this Saturday afternoon's concert. [more]

10/06/2010: Elizabeth Crayford
National co-ordinator of The Big Sing Festival updates us on the current regional competition. [more]

10/06/2010: Sydney Biennale Review
David Morriss takes us through the New Zealand content of the current Syndey Biennale. [more]

11/06/2010: Freddy Kempf
British pianist performing Rachmaninov 3 and Tchaikovsky 1 piano concertos with the NZSO. [more]

11/06/2010: Brigitte Heuser
NZ mezzo-soprano performing concert at St Andrew's on the Terrace next Wednesday before heading off to the UK. [more]

11/06/2010: Whiti Hereaka
Writer of 'Te Kaupoi' currently showing at Bats Theatre in Wellington before Auckland season next month. [more]

14/06/2010: NZSO Freddy Kempf Review
Richard Mapp reviews last Saturday night's tour opening concert by British pianist and Russian conductor Alexander Lazarev. [more]

14/06/2010: Cathy Downes
Director of 'Purapurawhetu' opening this Wednesday at Hawkins Theatre in Papakura as part of Maori Playwrights Festival. [more]

15/06/2010: Peter Land
New Zealand-born international stage actor visiting Wellington for the 40th anniversary of Toi Whakari NZ Drama School. [more]

15/06/2010: Moss Patterson
Executive Director of Atamira Dance Collective previews upcoming tour. [more]

15/06/2010: Josef Spacek
Czech violinist performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week before touring with pianist Michael Houstoun. [more]

16/06/2010: Pieter Symonds
London based NZ Dancer playing the lead role of RNZ Ballet's current production of 'Carmen'. [more]

16/06/2010: Simeon Broom
NZ violinist performing with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra this week before chamber tour with partner Rachel Church. [more]

16/06/2010: Dan Tait-Jamieson
Alliance Francaise Wellington President talks about 'Concours de la Chanson' singing competition. [more]

17/06/2010: Alexander Lazarev
Russian Conductor of the New Zealand Symphiny Orchestra's 'Russian Romantics' season. [more]

17/06/2010: Danius Kesminas and Neil Kelly
Founding members of Melbourne-based collective 'Slave Pianos' presenting 'Pianology' at Wellington's Adam Art Gallery. [more]

18/06/2010: Kurt Nikkanen
US violin soloist performing Bruch's 'Scottish Fantasy' with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

18/06/2010: Leimomi Oakes
Hawaiian-born textile and fashion historian presenting 'Pompeii to Paris: The Classical Influence on Western Fashion'. [more]

18/06/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring Czech violinist Joseph Spacek. [more]

21/06/2010: Anthony Ritchie
NZ composer talks about his works which are being featured in a concert by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this evening. [more]

21/06/2010: Claire Cowan and John-Paul Muir
Organisers and performers in Blackbird Ensemble's upcoming concerts featuring works by Arvo Part. [more]

22/06/2010: Roy Klassen
Conductor of US-based Fresno Pacific University Concert Choir performing tonight at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington. [more]

22/06/2010: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
David Sell reviews last weekend's CSO concert featuring American violinist Kurt Nikkanen. [more]

23/06/2010: Greg Latham
Director of Hamilton's Fuel Festival of NZ Theatre previews event which opens tomorrow. [more]

23/06/2010: Auckland Chamber Orchestra Review
Leonie Holmes reviews last weekend's concert featuring all works by composer Anthony Ritchie. [more]

24/06/2010: Karen Grylls
Director of NZ National Youth Choir talks previews upcoming international tour. [more]

24/06/2010: Andrzej Nowicki and Tristan Carter
SMP Ensemble director and composers talk about this weekend's Wellington performance. [more]

25/06/2010: Don Whelan
Director of Christchurch Cathedreal of the Blessed Sacrament Choir performing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' concert this Sunday. [more]

25/06/2010: Vicki Gordon
NZ-born Australian based music agent, manager and only women to have been appointed to the baord of ARIA. [more]

25/06/2010: Allen Vizzutti
American jazz and classical trumpeter and educator currently touring New Zealand. [more]

28/06/2010: Donald Maurice and Doug Munro
NZ violist and music historian talk about upcoming performance of Lilburn's 'Salutes to Seven Poets'. [more]

28/06/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Justine Cormack review's last Thursday night's APO concert featuring Japanese violinist Midori. [more]

28/06/2010: Rosie Langabeer
NZ composer and leader of 'Zirkus' band talks about the recent release of her album 'Sirius Music'. [more]

29/06/2010: Jan Bolwell and Ralph McAllister
Writer and director of play 'DOUBLE PORTRAIT Finding Frances Hodgkins ' preview NZ tour. [more]

29/06/2010: Andrew Withington
Music director and conductor of NZ Secondary Schools Choir - competing in Canadian choral festival. [more]

30/06/2010: Sean Matthias
Director of Theatre Royal Haymarket production of Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot' - Wellington and Christchurch performances. [more]

30/06/2010: Albert Tiu
Assistant Professor at Singapore's Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and 2010 Kerikeri Piano Competition adjudicator. [more]

01/07/2010: John Rosser and Andrew Glover
Viva Voce Choir Music director and featured tenor preview upcoming concert. [more]

01/07/2010: Waiting For Godot Review
Jonathan Hendry reviews last night's season opening performance - starring Sir Ian McKellan. [more]

02/07/2010: Hot Club Sandwich
Andrew London, Terry Crayford and James Tait-Jamieson talk about history, present and future of the band. [more]

02/07/2010: Martin Riseley
Violinist and NZSM Head of Strings performing concert with pianist Diedre Irons this Sunday at Ilott Theatre, Wellington. [more]

05/07/2010: Deidre Tarrant
Director of Wellington's Footnote Dance talks about the company's upcoming performance at the China World Expo in Shanghai later this week. [more]

05/07/2010: Young and Hungry
This year's Festival opens this weekend in both Auckland and Wellington simultaneously - we talk to Programme and amp; Partnership Manager Alec Wheeler. [more]

06/07/2010: Margaret Medlyn
NZ opera singer performing concert with pianist Bruce Greenfield to raise funds for NZSM postgraduate music scholarship. [more]

06/07/2010: Michael Houstoun and Josef Spacek Review
Michael Joel reviews last Saturday evening's Wellington concert by NZ pianist and Czech violinist. [more]

06/07/2010: Tawera Tahuri
Tutor from Tairawhiti Polytechnic, Gisborne, taking up artisdtic residency at University of Olympia in Washington State, US. [more]

07/07/2010: Prudence Davis and Jeffrey Crellin
Principal flute and oboe players with the Melbourne SO touring NZ with the Huntingtower School String Orchestra. [more]

07/07/2010: Bill Gosden
Director of NZ International Film Festival previews this year's programme and discusses musical content. [more]

08/07/2010: John-Paul Muir
Winner of the 2010 Kerikeri National Piano Competition. [more]

08/07/2010: Himiona Grace
Performing live soundrack to 'Under the Southern Cross' with fellow musicians Warren Maxwell and Maaka McGregor for NZ Film Festival. [more]

08/07/2010: Laura Caygill
Member of NZ National Youth Choir reports from Shanghai - midway through the group's 2010 International Tour. [more]

09/07/2010: Ronan Tighe
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Manager of Artistic Planning on the ensemble's latest release on the Atoll label. [more]

09/07/2010: Frances McElhinney
Director of 2010 Nelson Winter Festival previews this year's event. [more]

12/07/2010: Aivale Cole
New Zealand soprano and winner of the 2009 Lexus Song Quest who'll be performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this Thursday in Beethoven's 9th Symphony. [more]

12/07/2010: Hedda Oosterhoff
The winner of New Zealand Opera's inaugural Pettman Dare International Performance Scholarship. [more]

13/07/2010: The Marvellous Corricks
We talk to Theatre and Film lecturer Ryan Reynolds and pianist Chris Reddington who are presenting some very early silent films at this year's NZIFF. [more]

13/07/2010: Reuben Bradley
Wellington based jazz drummer talks about his work. [more]

13/07/2010: Dean Parker
Auckland based playwright who's new work The Perfumed Garden opens at Christchurch's Court Theatre this Friday. [more]

14/07/2010: Li-Wei Qin
Chinese cellist performing Haydn's Cello Concerto in C with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

14/07/2010: Aidan Lang
NZ Opera General Director presents the first of four part series on Wagner's Ring Cycle. This week: Das Rheingold [more]

14/07/2010: Arlene Phillips
UK choreographer of Lunchbox Theatrical Production of 'Grease' the Musical opening in Auckland on August 5. [more]

15/07/2010: Peter Esmonde
American director of 'Trimpin: The Sound of Invention' - in the country on behalf of the NZ International Fim Festival. [more]

15/07/2010: Colin Morris
Upbeat contributor looks at British dance music between the wars. [more]

15/07/2010: Polly Sussex and Jayne Tankersley
Members of Auckland-based historical performance group 'Affetto' preview their upcoming concert series. [more]

16/07/2010: Ross Harris
NZ composer having works performed on NZSO European tour and current NZ tour. [more]

16/07/2010: Laura Caygill
New Zealand Youth Choir member reports from Sydney ahead of tonight's concert. [more]

16/07/2010: Jeff Nelsen
Canadian horn player performing Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4 with the Southern Sinfonia. [more]

16/07/2010: Kim Walker
Australian bassoonist performing Mozart's Bassoon Concerto with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. [more]

19/07/2010: Mitchell Butel
Australian lead of Sondheims musical 'Assassins' - opening this weekend at the Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall. [more]

19/07/2010: Thomas Press
NZ soundesigner and composer of music for Auckland Theatre Company's current production of Romeo and Juliet. [more]

19/07/2010: NZSO Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's concert featuring cellist Li-Wei. [more]

20/07/2010: Pietari Inkinen
NZSO Music Director talks about upcoming concerts and European tour along with his conducting work in Israel and Italy. [more]

20/07/2010: Affetto Review
Peter Hoar reviews last Sunday's concert by recently formed Auckland based historical performance group. [more]

21/07/2010: Bede Hanley
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra principal oboist performing Strauss's Oboe Concerto this week. [more]

21/07/2010: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday night's CSO concert featuring bassoon soloist Kim Walker. [more]

22/07/2010: Marc Taddei
Wellington Orchestra Music Director previews '1810' concert featuring NZ pianist Michael Houston. [more]

22/07/2010: Guy Jansen
Music director of Kapiti Chamber Choir preview this Saturday's concert at Wellington Cathedral of St Paul. [more]

22/07/2010: Niels Bijl
Dutch classical saxophonist currently performing concerts in Christchurch and Wellington this week as part of NZ tour. [more]

23/07/2010: Danny Mulheron and Nathan Miester
NZ actors appearing in Circa Theatre's current season of The Great Gadsby. [more]

26/07/2010: Haihong Liu
Aroha String Quartet 1st violinist and NZSO member heading to Austria and China after concert this weekend. [more]

26/07/2010: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews Saturday night's '1810' concert featuring pianist Michael Houston. [more]

26/07/2010: Meet Your Orchestra: Mable Wong
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra librarian discusses her role within the organisation. [more]

27/07/2010: Eckehard Stier
Germany based Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Music Director previews upcoming events. [more]

27/07/2010: James Tennant, Katherine Austin and Lara Hall
NZ Chamber Soloists talk about the recent release of their cd 'Elegy'. [more]

28/07/2010: David Hamilton
NZ composer and director of Auckland based Sing Downunder International Secondary Schools Choral Festival. [more]

28/07/2010: Ludwig Treviranus
NZ pianist giving recital at Expressions in Upper Hutt this Saturday while on study leave from Florida State University. [more]

29/07/2010: Siobhan Harvey
Co-ordinator of National Poetry Day previews tomorrow's event. [more]

29/07/2010: Martin Riseley
NZSM Head of Strings performing NZ Premiere of The Red Violin film score by John Corigliano tomorrow evening. [more]

29/07/2010: Julia Milsom
NZ choreographer and 1 of 8 collaborators for 'NEST' presented by Vitamin-S. Thursday 5 August. [more]

30/07/2010: Rowan Johnston
Head of Music at Westlake Girls College talks about this weekend's NZ Community Trust National Chamber Music Contest final. [more]

30/07/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring conductor Eckehard Stier. [more]

02/08/2010: Elizabeth Connell
South African-born dramatic soprano performing Struass's Elektra with the Auckladn Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

02/08/2010: The Genzmer Trio
Burnside High School based ensemble who won this year's NZ Community Trust Chamber Music contest. [more]

02/08/2010: Michael Houstoun
Judge of 2010 NZ Community Trust National Chamber Music Contest. [more]

02/08/2010: Benjamin Woodroffe
Chamber Music Australia General Manager discusses 2010 NZ Community Trust National Chamber Music Contest final. [more]

03/08/2010: Ronni van Hout
Melbourne-based NZ multi-disciplinary artist exhibiting installation at Adam Art Gallery in Wellington - opening this Friday. [more]

03/08/2010: Claire Molyneux and Russell Scoones
Head of Clinical Services and Music Therapist at Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre - holding fundraising concert this Saturday. [more]

03/08/2010: Bonnie Soper, Yael Gezentsvey and Colleen Davis
Performing in Bats Theatre production of 'Paper, Scissors, Rock' - premiering this Thursday evening. [more]

04/08/2010: Eve de Castro-Robinson and Dean Sky-Lucas
Auckland University based NZ composer and Australian singer preview university's Arvo Part Festival taking place this weekend. [more]

04/08/2010: Aidan Lang
NZ Opera General Dirtector presents the second part of his series on Wagner's Ring cycle. This week: Die Walkure. [more]

04/08/2010: Dawn Sanders
Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand CEO who has just been appointed to Shakespeare Globe Council in UK. [more]

05/08/2010: Martin Yates
British conductor exploring his musical theatre roots for the NZSO's The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein Rodgers concerts. [more]

05/08/2010: Ben Baker
Young UK-based NZ violinist touring the country with his chamber group 'Trio Boyarsky'. [more]

06/08/2010: John Rosser
Chairman of the NZ Choral Federation previews the Big Sing finals taking place in Auckland next week. [more]

06/08/2010: Colin Chandler, Alicia Miller and Jackson Collins
Teacher and students from Australia's South Gippsland Seconday College talk abou their NZ tour. [more]

06/08/2010: Jacqui Scott
Leading lady of London's West End performing The Works of Rodgers and Hammerstein with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

09/08/2010: Hamish McKeich, Bridget Douglas and Michael Norris
Founders of Stroma contemporay music ensemble talk about 10th anniversary concert this Thursday. [more]

09/08/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Uwe Grodd reviews last Friday night's opera in concert performance of Strauss's Elektra featuring soprano Elizabeth Connell. [more]

10/08/2010: Tim Spite
Writer and director of The December Brother - performances at Downstage theatre 14 Aug - 1 Sept. [more]

10/08/2010: Charles Brooks
Clarissa Dunn speaks to NZ cellist who is the principal cellist of China's first privately owned orchestra. [more]

11/08/2010: Paul Richards
Member of The California Guitar Trio performing at G-Taranaki guitar festival, which begins today. [more]

11/08/2010: Douglas Beilman
Second violinist from the NZSQ previews NZ tour, which starts in Napier on Saturday. [more]

12/08/2010: Carl Crossin
Co-Adjudicator of The Big Sing national secondary school's choral festival talks about the final. [more]

12/08/2010: Robert Oliver, Dimitri Theodoridis and Jonathan le Cocq
Music director, baritone and theorbo player preview upcoming Musica Sacra series presentation of Monteverdi's Vespers. [more]

13/08/2010: Rae de Lisle
Senior Lecturer in Piano at the University of Auckland talks about this Sunday's Chopin and Schumann Extravaganza. [more]

13/08/2010: Wallace Arts Centre
Robbie Ellis takes a tour of the new gallery and arts centre at the Pah Homestead in Auckland's Monte Cecilia Park. [more]

13/08/2010: Stroma Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last night's tenth anniversary concert in Wellington's Ilott Theatre. [more]

13/08/2010: Raffaela Garlick-Grice
Pianist performing Saint-Saens with Opus Orchestra this weekend in Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua. [more]

16/08/2010: Briony Ellis
Director of New Zealand Festival 2011 discusses arts event to run in association with the Rugby World Cup. [more]

16/08/2010: Nick Blake
Plays lead role of 19th Century adventurer Louis de Rougemont in Circa Theatre production of 'Shipwrecked'. [more]

17/08/2010: Madeleine Pierard
NZ soprano back from the UK to perform in the APO's Concert: Echoes of War and Orpheus Choir's Bach: Mass in Bm. [more]

17/08/2010: Simon Halsey
British choral conductor touring NZ on behalf of the New Zealand Choral Federation. [more]

18/08/2010: Robyn Malcolm
NZ actor playing the lead role of Winnie in Silo Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's 'Happy Days'. [more]

18/08/2010: New Zealand String Quartet Review
Anthony Ritchie reviews last night's NZSQ national tour opening Dunedin concert. [more]

19/08/2010: Susana Lie'ataua
Writer and performer of 'Breaking the Surface' - music by Gareth Farr at Soundings Theatre in Te Papa, Wgtn 22 and 26 Aug. [more]

19/08/2010: Ajay Kapur, Curtis Bahn and Tomie Hahn
NZSM Sonic Arts lecturer and computer music pioneers from New York discuss their work - performing at Ilott Theatre Wgtn, Fri 20 Aug. [more]

19/08/2010: Richard Gill
Australian conductor working with the NZSO for Close Encounters concert Thur 19 Aug, Wellington Town Hall. [more]

20/08/2010: Mark Dorrell
Music director of Toi Whakaari's graduation production of show Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss. [more]

20/08/2010: Rossen Milanov
Bulgarian conductor leading this year's NZSO National Youth Orchestra. [more]

20/08/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews the 'Echoes of War' concert featuring soprano Madeleine Pierard and cellist Andreas Brantelid. [more]

23/08/2010: Amanda Rees
Director of Fortune Theatre, Dunedin's production the English language version of Marc Camoletti's 'Ding Dong'. [more]

23/08/2010: Orpheus Choir Review
Peter Mechen reviews last night's performance of Bach's Mass in B Minor featuring Wellington Orchestra,and soprano Madeleine Pierard. [more]

23/08/2010: David Squire
Chairperson of KBB Secondary Schools Music festival taking place in Auckland this week. [more]

24/08/2010: Stephen Clift
British university professor talks about his research into how choral singing can benefit people with mental health problems. [more]

25/08/2010: Jason Bae
Korean-born NZ piano soloist for NZSO New Zealand Youth Orchestras upcoming concerts. [more]

25/08/2010: Derek Doddington
Director of Top Dog Theatre Company previews upcoming performance of Ben Elton's 'Popcorn'. [more]

26/08/2010: Justine Cormack
NZ Trio violinist on upcoming Auckland Museum concert and recent tour to China. [more]

26/08/2010: Peter Walls
Violinist and authority on Francesco Geminiani previews Musica Lyrica's upcoming concert of works by the Baroque composer. [more]

27/08/2010: Andreas Brantelid
Danish cello soloist playing Saint Saens Cello Concerto No 1 with the Southern Sinfonia this weekend. [more]

27/08/2010: Moky Gibson-Lane
Wellington-born cellist working with Berlin State Opera - giving a solo recital in Wellington this Sunday. [more]

27/08/2010: NZSO National Youth Orchestra Review
Simon Romanos reivews last nioght's NYO concert featuring piano soloist Jason Bae. [more]

30/08/2010: Carlo Curley
American classical organist performing four concerts in NZ including Auckland Town Hall this weekend. [more]

30/08/2010: The Cachaca Duo
Auckland-based duo Belinda Harrington and Johannes Dimyadi play live to air session in the Auckland Studio. [more]

30/08/2010: Peter Falkenberg and Emma Johnston
Director of and actor from Christchurch Free Theatre's production of 'Distraction Camp' - performing in Wellington and Auckland. [more]

31/08/2010: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
UK based NZ soprano discusses the road to opera stardom and upcoming Otago Festival of the Arts performance. [more]

31/08/2010: Christopher Seaman
British conductor working with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and pianist John Chen this week. [more]

31/08/2010: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday night's CSO concert featuring Chinese violinist Feng Ning. [more]

01/09/2010: Colin Currie
Scottish percussionist working with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - tour starts September 3. [more]

01/09/2010: Douglas Mews and Martin Setchell
NZ organists with recent releases on the UK based Priory label. [more]

02/09/2010: Alexander Shelley
British conductor working with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's 'Soundscapes' tour. [more]

02/09/2010: Matthew Leese
US-based NZ conductor and baritone guest conducting the Tudor Consort's 'Ein Deutches Requiem' concert. [more]

03/09/2010: John Bartlett
The retiring chief executive of both the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and Southern Opera talks to producer Annell Husband. [more]

03/09/2010: Todd Emerson and Andrew Laing
Stars from the new 'Songs for Guy' - a show put together by Kip Chapman based on gay New Zealand male love stories, which opens at Aucklands Limelight Lounge. [more]

03/09/2010: The Auckland Philharmona Orchestra's 'Essence of Music'
Pianist Sarah Watkins reviews last night's performance with soloist John Chen playing Mozart's Piano Concerto in C Minor. [more]

06/09/2010: John Myerscough and Piers Lane
Doric String Quartet cellist and Australian pianist talk to us from Invercargill where they begin a nationwide Chamber Music New Zealand Tour tomorrow night. [more]

06/09/2010: Nicholas Grigsby
Wanganui based concert organist who performs on the Wanganui Collegiate School Chapel organ this week with a screening of the 1925 silent film 'The Phantom of the Opera. [more]

07/09/2010: Maxine Braham
Associate and Movement Director of NZ Opera's upcoming production of Verdi's MacBeth. [more]

07/09/2010: The Edwin Carr Scholarship
Eva speaks to Tony Carr the administrator of the Edwin Carr Scholarship, and to Wellington-based composer, and 2010 Edwin Carr Scholarship recipient Simon Eastwood. [more]

07/09/2010: Paul Rosoman
Wellington Organists Association President talks about National Organ Month. [more]

08/09/2010: Camille Zamora
American soprano performing Poulenc's opera 'La Voix Humaine' with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra and Auckland Opera Studio. [more]

08/09/2010: Peter Maunder
NZSO trombonist talks about the recent release of his cd 'Under the Surface'. [more]

09/09/2010: Chris Cree Brown
2010 Sounz Contemporary Award Winner. [more]

09/09/2010: Ning Feng
Chinese violinist performing Elgar's Violin Concerto with the Wellington Orchestra this weekend. [more]

10/09/2010: Allan Thomas Obituary
Richard Nunns reflects on the life and work of one of NZ's pioneering and premiere ethnomusicologists. [more]

10/09/2010: Diana Marsh
Wellington Orchestra manager talks about the 60th Anniversary concert this weekend and future funding issues. [more]

10/09/2010: Rebecca Turner - Postcard Home
London-based NZ cellist Rebecca Turner gives us a snapshot of her musical life. [more]

13/09/2010: Roderick Lakin
Director Royal Overseas League Arts - celebrating 100 years of the British friendship society. [more]

13/09/2010: Piers Lane and Doric String Quartet Review
Murray Khouri reviews last Friday night's Wellington performance by Australian pianist and British quartet. [more]

14/09/2010: Jud Arthur
New Zealand bass baritone singing the role of Banquo in NZ opera's upcoming production of Verdi's MacBeth. [more]

14/09/2010: NZSO with Colin Currie Review
Peter Hoar reviews last Saturday night's Auckland concert by NZSO under conductor Alexander Shelley. [more]

15/09/2010: Barbara Trapido
Author of Sex and Stravinsky, who would have been a guest at the Christchurch Writers Festival this week, had it not been cancelled. [more]

15/09/2010: Peter Walls
NZSO chief executive talks about the orchestra's 2011 porgramme. [more]

16/09/2010: Martin Rummel
Austrian cellist performing Dvoraks's Cello Concerto with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

16/09/2010: Gary Harris
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company Director previews 2011 season. [more]

17/09/2010: William Green
NZ pianist currently touring the North Island. [more]

17/09/2010: Michael Joel
NZ conductor working with the Wellington Chamber Orchestra this weekend. [more]

20/09/2010: Norman Meehan and Bill Manhire
NZ Composer and Poet talk about their collaboration on new cd: Buddhist Rain. [more]

20/09/2010: NZ Opera Review
Dean Sky-Lucas reviews last Saturday night's season-opening Auckland performance of Verdi's Macbeth. [more]

21/09/2010: Lazarus String Quartet
Christchurch-based winners of last night's Royal Overseas League Pettman Scholarship final. [more]

21/09/2010: Alex Redington
First violinist from the Doric String Quartet and co-adjudicator of last night's the ROSL final. [more]

21/09/2010: Mark Williams
New Zealand Film Archive Exhibition Projects Developer talks about upcoming exhibitions and projects. [more]

22/09/2010: Arna Shaw
Wellington based composer and winner of 2010 NZSO TODD Young Composer award. [more]

22/09/2010: Eve de Castro Robinson
NZSO TODD Young Composer mentor talks about the readings which took place on Monday and Tuesday. [more]

22/09/2010: Steve Houghton
American jazz drummer and teacher working Rodger Fox's Wellington Jazz Orchestra and NZSM Jazz Orchestra. [more]

23/09/2010: Dame Malvina Major
NZ Soprano talks about the recent Wellington addition to the Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence awards. [more]

23/09/2010: CC Adcock
Writer, singer and guitarist from Louisiana-based swamp pop group Lil' Band of Gold - touring NZ. [more]

24/09/2010: Matthew Allison
NZ trombonist and member of BonaNZa trombone quartet touring NZ next week. [more]

24/09/2010: Luke Dollman
Australian conductor working with the NZSO for this week's Todd Young Composer Awards and SOUNZ Readings. [more]

24/09/2010: Chris Norman and David Greenberg
Canadian-based members of Boxwood traditional folk music duo touring NZ with concerts and workshops. [more]

27/09/2010: Vesa-Matti Leppanen
NZSO concertmaster talks about upcoming NZSO Chamber soloists tour. [more]

27/09/2010: Frank Stark
Film Archive Chief Executive talks about 'Saving Frames' project which was launched earlier this month. [more]

28/09/2010: Ross Hendy
Managing Director of Wellington based music publishers Promethean Editions talks recent artist signings and publishing business. [more]

28/09/2010: Lucy Miles
Founding member of Backlit Productions dance collective previews upcoming Tempo Dance Festival season of 'The Hungry Attic'. [more]

28/09/2010: Auckland Chamber Orchestra Review
John Elmsly reviews a ACO concert featuring works by NZ composer Christopher Blake. [more]

29/09/2010: Desmond Richardson
Co-director of the New York dance company 'Complexions' opening tonight at Auckland's The Edge with their show 'Rise.' [more]

29/09/2010: Tony Lambert
Director of the Italian Film Festival introduces the 2010 programme, opening at Auckland's Rialto Theatre tonight. [more]

29/09/2010: Andreas Boyde
London based German pianist who performs with the APO tomorrow night, premiering the virtuosic 'Four Parables for Piano and Orchestra' by Paul Schonfield. [more]

30/09/2010: Ronan Tighe
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra artistic planning manager talks about 2011 season that was unvieled last night. [more]

30/09/2010: Steven Whiting
Assistant Director of New Zealand Opera's current production of Verdi's Macbeth. [more]

01/10/2010: Roger Lloyd
Adam Chamber Music Festival manager discusses 2011 programme that was launched today. [more]

01/10/2010: Mike Nock
NZ jazz legend on his 70th birthday concert and release of his biography 'Serious Fun' by Norman Meehan. [more]

01/10/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar review's last night's 'Eastside Westside' concert and comments on 2011 season. [more]

04/10/2010: The Song Company
Australian vocal ensemble performs live in the Christchurch studio, and Eva interviews their director Roland Peelman. [more]

04/10/2010: Sarah Foster
Choreographer in the Footnote Dance Forte Series, with performances in Auckland, Nelson and Wellington. [more]

05/10/2010: Aidan Lang
New Zealand Opera General Director discusses their 2011 Season. [more]

05/10/2010: Simon O'Connor
Dunedin actor and playwright talks about the site-specific group-devised play One Day opening this weekend at St Paul's Cathedral crypt [more]

05/10/2010: James Ehnes
Celebrated Canadian violinist returns to New Zealand to conduct and perform with the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra. [more]

06/10/2010: Deborah Pope
Deborah Pope is the Director of 'Deadly - Circus With Bite' at Downstage Theatre in Wellington. [more]

06/10/2010: Riki Gooch
Janina Nicoll speaks to NZ composer and musician Riki Gooch about his alter ego Eru Dangerspiel. [more]

07/10/2010: Peter Wareing
Experimental New Zealand Filmmaker and artist presenting a series of short films at the NZ Film Archive in Wellington this week. [more]

07/10/2010: Fiona Pears and Ian Tilley
NZ violinist and her music director talk about country wide tour starting 8 October until 6 November. [more]

08/10/2010: Live from Dunedin 1 - The Dhol Foundation
Introduction to the Octagon, live performances from the Dhol Foundation, and an interview with frontman Johnny Kalsi. [more]

08/10/2010: Live from Dunedin 2 - KatBite
NZ expat Katherine Krohn (nee Leese), who'll be playing her brand of biting pop in the Festival Club. Performs live here with her brother Matthew Leese. [more]

08/10/2010: Live from Dunedin 3 - Monteverdi's Orfeo
Eva Radich interviews conductor Matthew Leese, director Jacqueline Coats and tenor Dan Carberg; then Matthew and Dan perform 'Ride la primavera' by Salamone Rossi. [more]

08/10/2010: Live from Dunedin 4 - Anthony Ritchie
Dunedin composer, recently turned 50, about the premiere of his Symphony No 3 by the Southern Sinfonia tomorrow night. Joined by conductor Simon Over. [more]

08/10/2010: Live from Dunedin 5 - Bella Hristova and Simon Over
Bella performs part of Bach's E major Violin Partita, then Simon and Bella talk about tomorrow night's Southern Sinfonia concert with Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Anthony Ritchie's Third Symphony. [more]

08/10/2010: Live from Dunedin 6 - Nicholas McBryde and subject2change
Overview from the Festival Director Nicholas McBryde, then Nick Cornish and; Trevor Coleman from jazz sextet subject2change talk about Dunedin musical life and perform a variation on a Stevie Wonder theme. [more]

11/10/2010: Rachel Hyde
Founder and music director of Bow String Orchestra presenting their premiere concert this weekend in Wellington. [more]

11/10/2010: Liesbeth Kok
Dutch Arts Administrator comments on Dutch coalition cabinet proposal to abolish Netherlands Public Broadcasting orchestras and choirs. [more]

11/10/2010: Geraldine Brophy and Peter Hamilton
Actors featuring in Circa Theatre production of Carl Nixon's 'Birthday Boy'. [more]

12/10/2010: Dame Joan Sutherland Obtiuary
Dame Malvina Major looks back at the life of one of the world's great sopranos who died on Sunday. [more]

12/10/2010: Colleen Davis and Tom Rodwell
Performers in Sam Shephard's cowboy operetta 'The Sad Lament of Pecos Bill on the Eve of Killing His Wife'. [more]

12/10/2010: Southern Sinfonia Review
John Drummond reviews Saturday night's concert featuring the world premiere of Anthony Ritchie's Symphony No 3. [more]

13/10/2010: Lorae Parry
Playwrite, director, and actor who's returned home from London this week to see the launch of her latest play about the life of Katherine Mansfield 'Bloomsbury Women and The Wild Colonial Girl'. [more]

13/10/2010: Annabel Norman
Artistic director of the Nelson Arts Festival, which is in its 16th year and opens tomorrow night. [more]

13/10/2010: Dean Sky Lucas
Reviews Australian choir 'The Song Company' after their performance last night at the Auckland Town Hall. [more]

14/10/2010: Stephen de Pledge
Senior Lecturer in piano at Auckland university adjudicating Rönisch Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition. [more]

14/10/2010: Grayson Gilmour
Janina Nicoll speaks to Wellington based composer and producer Grayson Gilmour ahead of his Wellington City Gallery performance under the alias 'Siamese'. [more]

14/10/2010: Marku Ribas and Alda Rezende
Brazilian samba-rock legend and organiser of Wellington's Live Brasil Festival. [more]

15/10/2010: Tom Pierard
Cello soiloist for Bach Musica's concert in Auckland this weekend featuring Boccherini's Cello Concerto. [more]

15/10/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring violin soloist James Ehnes. [more]

18/10/2010: Jonathan Crayford
New Zealand jazz pianist now living in Paris who's in Auckland on Thursday night to perform at the Hopetoun Alpha with poet Bill Direen. [more]

18/10/2010: Rosie Dennis
Australian theatre artist who'll be at the Nelson Arts Festival this weekend with her solo work 'Fraudulent Behaviour'. [more]

19/10/2010: James McNeish
NZ novelist, biographer, playwright and one of three recipients of this year's Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. [more]

19/10/2010: Bill Cunliffe
US jazz pianist working with New Zealand School of Music Big Band and touring country. [more]

20/10/2010: Chris Bourke
Author of recently released book 'Blue Smoke:The Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music 1918-1964'. [more]

20/10/2010: Nicolas Grigsby
Wanganui Collegiate School Director of Music staging a 12-hour, non-stop performance of Bach music in the school chapel. [more]

21/10/2010: Athol McCredie
Te Papa Museum Photographic Curator presenting the work of NZ photojournalist Brian Brake. [more]

21/10/2010: Euan Murdoch
Chamber Music New Zealand Chief Executive annouces 2011 season. [more]

22/10/2010: Anika Moa
NZ singer and songwriter embarking on countrywide tour this week. [more]

22/10/2010: BB and Alex - Banjo Duo
Catherine 'BB' Bowness and Alex Borwick perform live and talk about their music ahead of Wellington Folk Festival performances. [more]

26/10/2010: Teddy Tahu Rhodes
NZ bass baritone singing the role of Christus in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's performance of Bach's 'St Matthew's Passion'. [more]

26/10/2010: Dan Beban
Director of 'Fredstock' music and art festival presented by Frederick St Sound and Light Exploration Society. [more]

26/10/2010: Jane Dawson
Author of 'Staying in Tune: Chamber Music New Zealand at 60'. [more]

27/10/2010: Michael Hurst
Director and performer in Auckland Theatre Company's production of Cabaret. [more]

27/10/2010: Garry Smith and Grant Gilbert
Clarissa Dunn interviews the NZSO operations team ahead of their extensive international tour. [more]

27/10/2010: Pan Francis
Melbourne based jazz trio featuring Jon Crompton on saxophone, Nick Martyn on drums and Michael Story on bass. [more]

28/10/2010: Drew James
Director of WOMAD Taranaki Festival discusses 2011 season which was launched last night. [more]

28/10/2010: Lucy Balfour and Jaered Glaven
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company members talk about The Nutcracker which opens in Wellington this week. [more]

29/10/2010: Michael Steer
Double Bass player touring with the New Zealand String Quartet and pianist Michael Houstoun. [more]

29/10/2010: Tom Woods and Natalia Sheludiakova
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra music director and piano soloist for this weekend's concert. [more]

29/10/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar review's last night's performance of Bach's St Matthews Passion featuring Teddy Tahu Rhodes. [more]

29/10/2010: Paul Ellery, Cheery Nang and Dylan Kimpton
Head of Music at Hamilton's Hillcrest High School and students who are giving chamber music concert this weekend. [more]

01/11/2010: Robert Oliver
Wellington based historical performance exponent talks about the defraudment case of early music scholar Clifford Bartlett. [more]

01/11/2010: Rebecca Caughey
Manager of a number of NZ bands reports from WOMEX conference in Copenhagan. [more]

01/11/2010: Royal New Zealand Ballet Co Review
Deirdre Tarrant reviews last Friday night's season opening Wellington performance of The Nutcracker. [more]

02/11/2010: Michael Norris
NZ Composer recently returned from premieres in Europe and named Trans Tasman Compositional Fellow. [more]

02/11/2010: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday night's CSO concert featuring Messiaen's 'Concert a quatre'. [more]

03/11/2010: Bettina Senff
The new Director of the New Zealand Goethe-Institut talks about the Städel exhibition at Te Papa, as well as the French German Film Festival in Dunedin. [more]

03/11/2010: William Green
William explores the life and work of Australian composer Carl Vine. [more]

03/11/2010: Robert Appierdo
Director of the site-specific theatre piece 'everything is ok' which opens in Wellington as part of Bats Theatre's STAB Season. [more]

04/11/2010: Michael Warby
Australian tenor performing in Dunedin Gilbert and Sullivan Society's production of The Gondeliers. [more]

04/11/2010: Andrzej Nowicki and Carol Shortis
Members of Wellington based SMP Ensemble preview this weekend's concert. [more]

05/11/2010: Lauren Armishaw
NZ soprano and baroque music specialist is back from The Netherlands to performing with Auckland Choral Society this weekend. [more]

05/11/2010: Whirimako Black and Nigel Gavin
NZ singer and guitarist embarking on extensive tour of the country today. [more]

08/11/2010: Richard O'Brien
Writer and composer of The Rocky Horror talks about current nz tour where he plays the narrator. [more]

08/11/2010: Bridget Douglas
NZSO Principal flautist reports back from Lucerne - midway through the ensemble's international tour. [more]

08/11/2010: NZSO Vienna Review
Simon Rees reviews Saturday night's NZSO concert at the Musikverein in Vienna. [more]

08/11/2010: Shona Caughey
Author of recently released book of works by late NZ songwriter and composer Willow Macky. [more]

09/11/2010: Arlette van Boven and Ken Ossola
Nederlands Dans Theatre repetituers in New Zealand to work with the NZ School of Dance. [more]

09/11/2010: Santiago Canon Valencia and James Tennant
Santiago Canon Valencia and James Tennant Hamilton-based Columbian cellist and tutor talk about success at the 2010 Beijng International Music Competition. [more]

10/11/2010: Danail Rachev
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Guest Conductor talks about tomorrow night's programme of Schnittke and Brahms. [more]

10/11/2010: Gareth Farr
Wellington based composer who's just been named one of the 2010 Arts Laureates. [more]

11/11/2010: Donald Nicholson
NZ Harpsichordist performing Poulenc and WF Bach concertos with the Wellington Orchestra this weekend. [more]

11/11/2010: Pene Pati
Auckland-based Samoan-born tenor who received one of this year's Creative NZ Arts Pacifika Awards. [more]

11/11/2010: Gary Daverne
NZ Composer, Musical Director of Auckland Symphony Orchestra and recipient of 'Benny Award' for musical achievement. [more]

11/11/2010: Joan Kennaway
Founder of Northland's 'Opera North' who are performing concert of war era songs to commemorate Armistice Day. [more]

12/11/2010: Vincent Ward
NZ film maker talks about the release of his autobiography 'The Past Awaits' and mini film festival taking place in Greytown this weekend. [more]

12/11/2010: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring Haydn's Trumpet Concerto. [more]

15/11/2010: Craig Bary
Australian-based NZ choreographer and dancer presenting a work at the New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic season. [more]

15/11/2010: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen review's last Saturday night's concert featuring NZ harpsichordist Donald Nicholson. [more]

16/11/2010: David Hamilton
Scottish tenor performing Britten's Saint Nicolas with the City of Dunedin Choir this weekend. [more]

16/11/2010: Jaime Cortes
Director of Wellington staging of John Cage's musical concept event 'Musicircus' - taking place this Saturday. [more]

17/11/2010: Andrew Withington
NZ Secondary Students Choir director talks about applications for 2011 choir which close 20 November. [more]

17/11/2010: Ben Hoadley
NZ Bassonist giving Auckland recital with pianist Sarah Watkins and clarinettist Peter Scholes this Sunday. [more]

18/11/2010: Marc Taddei
Music Director of the Wellington Orchestra previews 2011 season. [more]

18/11/2010: Mick Dowrick
British conductor of the Nelson Symphony Orchestra talks about this weekend's Scottish inspired concert. [more]

19/11/2010: David Malacari
Auckland Arts Festival Director previews the 2011 season. [more]

19/11/2010: Willie Keddell
NZ Film Maker and stereographic visual artist presenting his 1985 film 'The Maintenance of Silence' at the NZ Film Archive. [more]

22/11/2010: Gretchen La Roche
Director of the Gisborne International Music Competition. [more]

22/11/2010: Morgana O'Reilly
Writer and actor of one woman show 'The Height of the Eiffel Tower' playing at Bats Theatre in Wellington. [more]

22/11/2010: Gillian Helfgott
Wife and manager of Australian pianist David Helgott; who is currently touring New Zealand. [more]

22/11/2010: Berlin Philharmonia Orchestra review
Tony Ryan reviews the Berlin Philharmonia Orchestra's 20 November concert in Sydney. [more]

23/11/2010: Andrew Thomson
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's Principal Second Violin reflects on their European tour. [more]

23/11/2010: Robin Maconie
New Zealand musicologist puts forward his argument for the influence of Maori music on European music of the 18th century. [more]

23/11/2010: Roy Goodman
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Music Director previews their Grand Finale Concert. [more]

24/11/2010: Paolo Cavallone
Italian composer and pianist who's been visiting Wellington as Guest Lecturer at the New Zealand School of Music. [more]

24/11/2010: George Hinchliffe
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Founder talks about the band, which is currently touring the country. [more]

25/11/2010: Kevin Keys and Gareth Reeves
Director and actor in Auckland production of Gregory Burke's play 'Gagarin Way'. [more]

25/11/2010: Dudley Benson
NZ singer and composer touring the country with live show for the release of cd 'Forest'. [more]

26/11/2010: John Rosser
Director of Auckland's Viva Voce Choir previews this weekends Hollywood inspired concert. [more]

26/11/2010: Charlie McDermott
Manager of Auckland's Basement Theatre and creative producer of Christmas show 'Toys'. [more]

26/11/2010: David Helfgott Review
Peter Mechen reviews last night's Wellington performance by Australian pianist. [more]

29/11/2010: Rhona Fraser and Jeremy Commons
Wellington soprano and early music specialist preview Days Bay Opera Production of Rossini's 'The Journey to Rheims'. [more]

29/11/2010: Wallace Woodley
Clarissa Dunn interviews Christchurch based pianist and music teacher about his latest cd 'Life With the Piano'. [more]

30/11/2010: Uwe Grodd
Director of the Manukau Symphony Orchestra previews this Saturday's 'Vienna' concert. [more]

30/11/2010: Luke Rowell
Janina Nicoll interviews Wellington-based musician and producer Luke Rowell aka Disasteradio. [more]

01/12/2010: Antonio Montes Soto
A flamenco singer who's visiting Wellington to perform with the Desde Sevilla Flamenco Dance Company. [more]

01/12/2010: Marion Weaver
President of the Dunedin Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines who'll be giving a concert at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery this Sunday. [more]

01/12/2010: Cleo Barnett
Organiser of Auckland's 'First Thursdays' talks about the development of K Road's monthly art event, which relaunches tomorrow at St Kevins Arcade. [more]

02/12/2010: Daniel Kelly
Music Director of Southern Consort of Voices previews this weekend's two Dunedin concerts. [more]

02/12/2010: Anna Pierard
NZ soprano performing Messiah with Christchurch City Choir and Auckland Choral Society. [more]

03/12/2010: Ana James
London based NZ opera singer back from the UK to perform Handel's Messiah with Orpheus Choir in Wellington. [more]

03/12/2010: James Tibbles
Founding member of Auckland based Extempore baroque instrument quartet previews their 25th anniversary concert. [more]

03/12/2010: Tania Kopytko
Chief Executive of DANZ on the launch of NZ Disability and Dance Strategy coinciding with the International Day of Disabled People. [more]

06/12/2010: Jeremy Elwood
Canadian born New Zealand stand up comedian touring with Aotearoha Comedy Festival. [more]

06/12/2010: Ruth Armishaw
Wellington based Soprano giving 'Songbirds and Divas' concert - 8 December St Andrew on The Terrace. [more]

06/12/2010: Donald Armstrong
NZSO Concertmaster and Gisborne International Music Competition judge talks about Saturday's final. [more]

07/12/2010: Marya Martin
US based NZ flutist and Faculty member at Manhattan School of Music presenting concerts and masterclasses in Auckland this week. [more]

07/12/2010: Adrienne Simpson Obituary
Roger Flury looks at the life of NZ broadcaster, author, musicologist and opera expert who passed away last weekend. [more]

08/12/2010: Paul Goodwin
Visiting British conductor who'll be leading the NZSO in their upcoming series of Christmas Concerts. [more]

08/12/2010: Sue Thomas
Reviews the opening night of Opera Australia's production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by Benjamin Britten. [more]

09/12/2010: Martin Snell
Switzerland based NZ bass back in the country to perform Handel's Messiah with Auckland Choral next week. [more]

09/12/2010: Jack Body, Dame Gillian Whitehead and Noel Sanders
New Zealand composers talk about recent Waiteata Press cd release and new biography of Gillian Whitehead by Noel Sanders. [more]

10/12/2010: Richard Apperley
NZ organist on the recent release of his cd of works by German Baroque composer Johann Kuhnau. [more]

13/12/2010: Ursula Langmayr
Austrian Soprano performing Handel's Messiah with Auckland Choral tonight and tomorrow night at the Auckland Town Hall. [more]

13/12/2010: John Wells
Auckland City Organist looks back over the first year of refurbished Town Hall organ and recently released DVD documenting the project. [more]

14/12/2010: Indra Hughes
Music Director of Auckland's Musica Sacra choir previews this weekend's Christmas Spectacular. [more]

14/12/2010: Julia Milsom
Christchurch based choreographer and dancer in 'Random Acts of God and Other Stories' - opening tonight. [more]

15/12/2010: Patrick Shepherd
University of Canterbury Senior Lecturer in Education who'sconducting research into synaesthesia. [more]

15/12/2010: Stephen Wainwright
Creative New Zealand Chief Executive talks about the new Arts Leadership Investment scheme. [more]

16/12/2010: Anna Leese
UK based NZ soprano performing Bach's Christmas Oratorio with Tudor Consort this weekend. [more]

16/12/2010: Costa Botes
NZ Independent Film Maker presenting documentary 'Kathmandu Blues' at the Wellington Bluegrass Society this Friday. [more]

17/12/2010: Sir William Southgate
Davis Morriss speaks to Christchurch Symphony Conductor Laureate about this weekend's 'Four Last Songs' concert. [more]

17/12/2010: Dan Beban
Janina Nicoll speaks to Orchestra of Spheres frontman and co-founder about experimental instruments and ethnomusicology. [more]

20/12/2010: Tudor Consort Review
Roger Wilson reviews Saturday night's Wellington performance of Bach's Christmas Oratorio. [more]

20/12/2010: Seung Yul Oh
Auckland based artist and recipient of Art Foundation's Harriet Friedlander New York residency. [more]

21/12/2010: Christopher Finlayson
Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage discusses Creative New Zealand's new orchestral funding model. [more]

21/12/2010: Guy Jansen
Co-director of International Summer School of Choral Conducting taking place in Wellington next week. [more]

21/12/2010: Matthew Crawford
Melbourne correspondent takes walk through National Gallery of Victoria's NZ exhibition 'Un nerved' with curator Jane Devery. [more]

21/12/2010: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday's concert featuring soprano Patricia Wright singing Strauss's Four Last Songs. [more]

22/12/2010: Michael Fulcher
Wellington Cathedral Music Director talks about the choirs new Christmas CD called 'Tidings'. [more]

22/12/2010: Johnny Blades
Radio New Zealand International journalist introduces the Sauseina String Band from Tuvalu. [more]

22/12/2010: Christopher Marshall
Founder of the Christchurch chamber music series 'Christopher's Classics,' he talks about the coming programme for 2011. [more]

23/12/2010: Eileen von Dadelszen
New Zealand Singing School Trust Chair talks about the 25th Anniversary of the Hawkes Bay based summer school. [more]

23/12/2010: Eva Prowse
Janina Nicoll speaks to Wellington-based songwriter about her recently released album 'I Can't Keep Secrets'. [more]

24/12/2010: Judy McKoy and Carol Shortis
Nota Bene Choir member joins composer to talk about their Mother's Day concert. [more]

24/12/2010: James McNeish
NZ novelist, biographer, playwright and recipient of this year's Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. [more]

24/12/2010: Joan Sutherland Obit
Dame Malvina Major looks back at the life of Australian soprano who died earlier this year. [more]

24/12/2010: Allan Thomas Obit
Richard Nunns reflects on the life and work of one of NZ's pioneering and premiere ethnomusicologists. [more]

24/12/2010: Michael Steer
Double Bass player and performance psychologist who toured with the NZSQ and Michael Houstoun. [more]

24/12/2010: Hilary Hahn
US violinist who toured Europe as a soloist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

24/01/2011: Jude Froude
NZ Opera Emerging Artists artistic administrator previews 'Music In Parks' performance taking place in Auckland this weekend. [more]

24/01/2011: Dave Armstrong
Writer of 'The Motor Camp' - a new play taking place at Circa Theatre in Wellington. [more]

25/01/2011: Jonathan le Cocq
Early music specialist presenting an Elizabethan Evening at International Akaroa Summer Festival this weekend. [more]

25/01/2011: Andrew Clifford
Curator of touring exhibition of Pat Hanly's The Seven Ages of Man series currently at SOFA Gallery in Christchurch. [more]

26/01/2011: Perry So
Hong Kong born conductor working with the NZSO for 'Postcards from Exotic Places' series. [more]

26/01/2011: Lynda Chanwai-Earle
Writer of Antarctica based play 'Heat' - currently showing at Circa Theatre in Wellington. [more]

27/01/2011: Gillian Ansell
NZSQ Violist and co-director of Nelson's Adam Chamber Music Festival discusses festival and recent cd release. [more]

27/01/2011: Angus Grant and Phillipa Safey
In Melbourne, Matthew Crawford meets the composer and repetiteur of"Contact!", an opera about a suburban netball team. [more]

28/01/2011: Tianwa Yang
Chinese violin soloist performing with the NZSO in their 'Postcards From Exotic Places' tour. [more]

28/01/2011: James Wylie
NZ saxophonist back in country after studying and working in Germany and the US. [more]

31/01/2011: Clare Galambos-Winters and Sarah Gaitanos
Holocaust survivor violinist and biographer on the recent release of Clare's biography 'The Violinist'. [more]

31/01/2011: Laura Preston and Campbell Kneale
Adam Art Gallery Curator and NZ musician/artist presenting 'In Our Name - The Commons Project'. [more]

01/02/2011: Julie Hill
Writer of new work"I Wont' be Happy Unitil I Lose One of my Limbs"playing at Auckland's Basement Theatre from 2 to 19 February. [more]

01/02/2011: NZSO Review
Michael Joel reviews last Saturday's"Postcards from Exotic Places"concert featuring Chinese violinist Tanwa Yang. [more]

02/02/2011: Luke Hawker
Co-writer and actor in 'Quarantine' theatrical experience taking place on Wellington's Somes Island. [more]

02/02/2011: Peter Mechen
Looks at the life of New Zealand violinist Vincent Aspey. [more]

02/02/2011: Kim Halliday and Sarah Beattie
Members of Pacific Curls trio preview upcoming New Zealand tour. [more]

03/02/2011: Willem Wassenaar
Wellington based Director previews Long Cloud Youth Theatre's two Downstage Theatre productions and 'Broken China' at Bats Theatre. [more]

03/02/2011: Kerry Prendergast and Nick Tipping
Chief Executive of NZ International Arts Festival and head of NZSM Jazz School discuss cancellation of 2011 Wellington Jazz Festival. [more]

04/02/2011: Peter Fraser and Simon Williams
Auckland Zoo Conservation Officer and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Horn player preview tonight's APO zoo concert. [more]

04/02/2011: Habbadam
Danish folk trio featuring Hannah Wiskari Griffiths, Sigurd Hoskings and Ditte Fromsier Mortensen - touring NZ this month. [more]

07/02/2011: Dianne Halliday
Director of Music at St Peters Anglican Church Organ in Wellington on the unveiling of recently restored organ. [more]

07/02/2011: Francesca Geach and Isaac Stone
Director and Music Director of Operagasmic production of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti at Mighty Mighty Wellington 10 and 12 Feb. [more]

08/02/2011: Leonid Gorokhov
Russian cellist from the Hermitage String Trio performing in Nelson as part of Adam Chamber Music Festival. [more]

08/02/2011: Diana Eng
New York based fashion designer on her recent artist in residence placement at AUT in Auckland. [more]

08/02/2011: Philippa Harris
Southern Sinfonia General Manager previews 2011 season. [more]

09/02/2011: Francis Etienne and Pauline Foucher
French Ambassador and French Film Festival Manager discuss event currently taking place around New Zealand. [more]

09/02/2011: Deryck Taylor Obituary
Barry Hartley looks back at the life and work of long time Radio NZ broadcaster who died yesterday. [more]

09/02/2011: Jennifer Shennan book reviews
'Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes' edited by Jane Pritchard, and 'Apollo's Angels' by Jennifer Homans. [more]

10/02/2011: Lara MacGregor
General Manager of Dunedin's Fortune Theatre previews 2011 season. [more]

10/02/2011: Tamar McLeod Sinclair
NZ Jazz singer and composer on the recent release of her album 'The Heart Notes'. [more]

10/02/2011: James Campbell
Canadian-American clarinettist in the country to perform at Nelson's Adam Chamber Music Festival. [more]

11/02/2011: John Psathas and Adam Page
NZ Composer and Australian multi-instrumentalist premiering new work 'The Harvest Suite' at Downstage Theatre. [more]

11/02/2011: Glass Vaults
Janina Nicoll speaks to Richard Larsen adn Rowan Pierce from Wellington based ambient electronic duo. [more]

11/02/2011: Glass Vaults
Janina Nicoll speaks to Richard Larsen and Rowan Pierce from Wellington based ambient electronic duo. [more]

11/02/2011: Dan Shanan and Alex Lee
Co-founders and directors of Documentary Edge Festival speak about this year's films. [more]

14/02/2011: Martin Roscoe
British pianist in the country for multiple performances at Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson. [more]

14/02/2011: Martin Roscoe Review
Dierdre Irons reviews Adam Chamber Music Festival performances by Martin Roscoe. [more]

14/02/2011: Frank Whitten Obituary
Ian Mune looks at the life and work of longtime friend and acting colleague who died on the weekend. [more]

14/02/2011: Pepe Becker and Helen Webby
New Zealand soprano and harpist talk about the recent release of their cd 'Love's Nature'. [more]

15/02/2011: Miranda Clayton
Chairperson of the Wellington Fringe Festival board of trustees previews this year's event. [more]

15/02/2011: Kiri te Kanawa Review
Tony Ryan reviews last weekend's Christchurch Symphony concert with guests Frederica von Stade, Simon O'Neill and Kawiti Waetford. [more]

16/02/2011: Bob Bickerton
Nelson-based celtic musician, composer and director demonstrates a small selection of his instruments. [more]

16/02/2011: Rupert D'Cruze
Member of Waikato Brass Quintet performing at Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival this weekend. [more]

17/02/2011: Bridget Williams and Claudia Orange
Friends and colleagues of the recently deceased Dame Judith Binney speak about her legacy in the field of oral history. [more]

17/02/2011: Christoph von Weitzel and Barry Mora
German Baritone performing with Bach Musica, joined by a New Zealand opera singer and teacher. [more]

17/02/2011: Andrzej Nowicki and Chris Gendall
Director of SMP Ensemble and NZSM Composer in residence talk about upcoming perfromances. [more]

17/02/2011: Michael Avery
Berlin-based NZ music producer talks about recent releases on his label, Weave Records. [more]

18/02/2011: Gordon Hunt
Guest Oboe soloist for NZSO Soloists Wind Power concerts taking place across the North Island. [more]

18/02/2011: Brainstorm Vocal Workshop
Brainstorm Vocal Workshop at the Adelaide Fringe Robbie Ellis goes along to the Brainstorm workshop for vocal arranging run by The Idea of North, an a cappella quartet from Sydney. [more]

18/02/2011: Keith Lewis and Michael Houstoun Review
Tony Ryan reviews last night's Christchurch performance of Schubert's 'Winterreise' by NZ tenor Keith Lewis and pianist Michael Houston . [more]

21/02/2011: Michelle Scullion
Wellington based flute player, composer and director of Worls of Flutes flute choir. [more]

21/02/2011: NZSO Wind Power Review
Peter Mechen reviews Saturday night's NZSO soloists concert featuring oboist Gordon Hunt. [more]

21/02/2011: Natalia Lomeiko and Yuri Zhislin
NZ Violinst/Artistic Director of Christchurch International Music Festival and violinist/violist husband preview events on offer. [more]

22/02/2011: Stephen Bain and Jeff Henderson
Writer/director and musician/composer of Auckladn Fringe production of 'When Animals Dream of Sheep'. [more]

22/02/2011: Elizabeth Marvelly
New Zealand soprano and songwriter talks about latest album 'Home' and upcoming tour with NZSO. [more]

23/02/2011: Two Oceans Trio
Tim O'Brien, Trevor Hutchinson and Gerry Paul - touring NZ this month. [more]

23/02/2011: Ewa Kupiec
Polish piano soloist for Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Paganini Variations' concert this week. [more]

23/02/2011: Kristen Darragh
NZ Mezzo soprano performing the role of Amastre in NZ Opera's upcoming season of Handel's Xerxes. [more]

24/02/2011: Sally Barnett
Director of 2011 Auckland Fringe Festival previews the event which opens tomorrow. [more]

24/02/2011: Holly Shanahan
Melbourne correspondant Sue Thomas speaks to NZ actor and theatre director about her recently formed company 'Say Six'. [more]

24/02/2011: Mats Skoog
RNZ Ballet Company Interim Director talks about Tutus On Tour which opens in Wellington tonight. [more]

25/02/2011: Magda Mayas and Tony Buck
Berlin-based pianist and Australian percussionist performing final show in their Australasian tour in Wellington tomorrow night. [more]

25/02/2011: Rod Biss and Robert Hoskins
NZ music scholars and editors of Douglas Lilburn's complete printed editions of piano music which are being released today. [more]

28/02/2011: Barbara Glaser
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Chief Executive discusses a number of recently launched community programmes. [more]

28/02/2011: Trelise Cooper
NZ Fashion Designer of costumes for NZ Opera's production of Handel's Xerxes. [more]

28/02/2011: Charlotte Yates
NZ musician and producer of 'Ihimaera' project setting works by James K Baxter and Hone Tuwhare to music. [more]

01/03/2011: Feidlim Cannon and Gary Keegan
Directors of Auckland Arts Festival performances of 'Silver Stars' presented by Irish Theatrical Group 'Brokentalkers'. [more]

01/03/2011: Porcelain Toy
Janina Nicoll speaks to Emile de la Rey and Elizabeth Judd from Wellingtion based duo about upcoming album release shows at Bats Theatre. [more]

01/03/2011: Paul Wolffram
Wellington film maker and ethnomusicologist talks about Tokolaua and Papau New Guinea documentaries that he recently completed. [more]

02/03/2011: Roger Hodgman
Australian director of NZ Opera's production of Handel's 'Xerxes' which opens in Auckland tonight. [more]

02/03/2011: Christopher Blenkinsop
Founding member of Berlin based musical collective '17 Hippies' perfroming at this year's WOMAD Festival in Taranaki. [more]

02/03/2011: Benjamin Henson
British theatre director presenting original production 'The Turn of the Screw' by Henry James as part of Auckland Fringe. [more]

03/03/2011: Marc Nordstrand
Harpsichordist with Berlin based Lautten Company who are in NZ on bahalf of Auckland Arts Festival. [more]

03/03/2011: NZ Opera Review
Flora Edwards reviews last night's season opening Auckland performance of Handel's 'Xerxes'. [more]

04/03/2011: Sam Scott
Founder and Artistic Director of Auckland's 'Massive Company' presenting 'Havoc in the Garden' at the 2011 Auckland Festival. [more]

04/03/2011: Barons of Tang
Melbourne based 7 piece 'Gypsy Deathcore' band touring NZ this month. [more]

04/03/2011: Hotel at the Rotorua Festival of the Arts
Actors Paul McLaughlin, Gavin Rutherford and Renee Sheridan on location at the Princes Gate Hotel, plus hotel owner Brett Marvelly. [more]

07/03/2011: Julie Nolan
Co-Driector of Red Leap Theatre's Auckland Arts Festival performance of 'Paper Sky'. [more]

07/03/2011: Xiang Zou Review
Sam Holloway reviews last night's Auckland Arts Festival perfromance by Chinese pianist Xiang Zou. [more]

07/03/2011: Margartet Mary Hollins
Director of Co.Theatre Physical's Auckland Fringe Festival production of 'Oh Baby'. [more]

08/03/2011: Taylor Mac
American playwright, actor, singer-songwriter presenting 'The Ziggy Stardust Meets Tiny Tim Songbook' as part of Auckland Arts Festival. [more]

08/03/2011: Gareth Farr
NZ composer performing as alter ega Lilith LaCroix in 'Drumdrag' show at Downstage 11th and 12th March. [more]

08/03/2011: Alex Taylor
NZ composer and organiser of Auckland based 'Intrepid Music Project' series previews this weekend's ARCO String Orchestra concert. [more]

09/03/2011: James Judd
NZSO Guest Conductor previews Auckland Arts Festival presentation of 'A Symphonic Odyssey' featuring V8 Vocal Ensemble. [more]

09/03/2011: Roysten Abel
Director of 'The Manganiyar Seduction' performance at Auckland Arts Festival featuring musicians from the deserts of Rajasthan. [more]

09/03/2011: Alexa Wilson
NZ dancer and choreographer and teacher presenting her latest work 'Weg: A-Way' at the Auckland Fringe Festival. [more]

09/03/2011: Alberto Mesirca
Italian guitarist performing with Manukau Symphony Orchestra this weekend as well as giving a chamber concert tonight. [more]

10/03/2011: Richard Greager
Organiser of St Andrew's on the Terrace Season of Concerts which starts this week and runs until March 19. [more]

10/03/2011: Lautten Compagney Review
Peter Hoar reviews Auckland Festival of the Arts Festival concerts by Germany based early music ensemble. [more]

10/03/2011: Jonathan Smith
Creative Director of 'Queen of the Whole Universe' fundraising show/competition taking place in Wellington this weekend. [more]

11/03/2011: Tobias Cole and Tiffany Speight
Australian countertenor and mezzo soprano singing the roles of Xerxes and Romida in NZ Opera's production of Handel's ' Xerxes'. [more]

11/03/2011: Rowan Johnstone and Carolyn Medlyn
Members of V8 Vocal Ensemble who are performing Luciano Berio's 'Sinfonia' with the NZSO this weekend. [more]

14/03/2011: Martin Zimmerman and Dimitri de Perrot
Swiss Actor and musician from 'Gaff Aff' production taking placec as part of the Auckland Arts Festival. [more]

14/03/2011: NZSO Review
David Squire reviews last Saturday night's 'A Symphonic Odyssey' Concert with conductor James Judd and the V8 Vocal Ensemble. [more]

15/03/2011: Nicholas Hancox
Violist from the Antipodes String Trio who are touring NZ this month on behalf of Chamber Music New Zealand. [more]

15/03/2011: Luca Bloom
Irish singer/songwriter performing at WOMAD Taranaki this weekend. [more]

16/03/2011: Ariane Craig-Smith
Auckland Arts Fetival Visual Arts Curator talks through this year's programme. [more]

16/03/2011: Peter Mechen
A look at the life of NZ Bass Noel Mangin. [more]

17/03/2011: Creole Choir of Cuba
Tour manager Eugenia Afonso talks about the choir's background and upcoming WOMAD Taranaki shows. [more]

17/03/2011: Douglas Wright Review
Jennifer Shennan reviews last night's world premiere of RAPT - presented as part of Auckland Arts Festival. [more]

17/03/2011: The Eggner Trio
Austrian piano trio, Florian, Georg and Christoph Eggner on tour in New Zealand on behalf of CMNZ. [more]

21/03/2011: NZ Trio Review
Samuel Holloway reviews last Thursday night's 'O Cambodia' concert featuring four NZ premieres. [more]

21/03/2011: Auckland Arts Festival Dance Programme review
Jennifer Shennan takes a look back at 'Francedanse' and other events at Auckland Arts Festival. [more]

22/03/2011: Steven Lagerberg
US Doctor and Author of new book 'Chopin's Heart, The Quest to Identify the Mysterious Illness of the World's Most Beloved Composer'. [more]

22/03/2011: Postcard Home: David Watson
New York-based NZ experimental musician talks about his work in film and music. [more]

23/03/2011: Shaun Tan
Melbourne correspondent Sue Thomas speaks to Oscar-winning Australian artist, author and animator about his work. [more]

23/03/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last weekend's APO concert featuring the premiere of John Psathas's 'New Zeibekiko'. [more]

23/03/2011: Yann Apperry
French writer coming to the end of his Randell Cottage Writers' Residency, and giving readings and talks around the country. [more]

24/03/2011: Saleem Abboud Askar
Germany-based Palestinian concert pianist touring with the NZSO for their 'Apotheosis' season. [more]

24/03/2011: Santiago Canon Valencia
Hamilton-based 15 year-old Columbian cellist performing with the Auckland Chamber orchestra. [more]

25/03/2011: Calypso Rose
From WOMAD 2011 we talk to Carribean Calypso star 'Calypso Rose'. [more]

25/03/2011: Eggner Trio Review
Michael Joel talks about last night's performance at the Wellington Town Hall. [more]

25/03/2011: Graham Wardrop
Christchurch guitarist and songwriter who performs at the Wellington Blue Grass Society tomorrow night. [more]

28/03/2011: Andreas Scholl
The world famous German counter-tenor performs with Auckland's 'Musica Sacra' at the Auckland Town Hall tomorrow night. [more]

28/03/2011: Maurice Till
Michael Houstoun pays tribute to one of New Zealand's greatest pianists. [more]

29/03/2011: James Caygill
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Executive Director looks to the future. [more]

29/03/2011: Endre Hegedus
Hungarian virtuoso pianist who's in New Zealand courtesy of the Hungarian Embassy celebrating 200 years since Liszt's birth and fundraising for Christchurch. [more]

29/03/2011: Bill Gosden
World Cinema Showcase Festival Director introduces the 2011 programme. [more]

30/03/2011: David Geringas
Lithuanian cello soloist for Auckland Philharmonia Ochestra's perfromance of Dvorak's Cello Concerto tomorrow evening. [more]

30/03/2011: Peter De Blois
Conductor of Note Bene Chamber Choir's Requiem concert in Wellington this weekend. [more]

31/03/2011: Upbeat - Heleen du Plessis and Tessa Peterson
Cellist and Violinist for Southern Sinfonia's upcoming performance of Brahms' Double Concerto for Violin and Cello. [more]

31/03/2011: Upbeat - Carolina Moon
Auckland-based singer talks about the recent release of her 'Mother Tongue' album. [more]

01/04/2011: Ross Harris
NZ composer tals about his 4th Symphony which will be premiered by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra next week. [more]

01/04/2011: Martin Setchell
Christchurch City Organist performing in the first of this year's Auckland Town Hall Organ Trust free concerts this weekend. [more]

04/04/2011: Tamas Vesmas
Romanian-born pianist and organiser of Auckland's 2011 NZ International Piano Festival which starts today. [more]

04/04/2011: Andreas Scholl Review
David Squire reviews last week's Musica Sacra concert featuring one of the world's leading counter-tenors. [more]

05/04/2011: Michael Stewart
Music Director of the Tudor Consort choir previews upcoming events. [more]

05/04/2011: Hoang Phem
Australian pianist performing in Auckland this week as part of the New Zealand International Piano Festival. [more]

06/04/2011: Robert Costin
British organist performing at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell this weekend and with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

06/04/2011: Maurice Till
Peter Mechen looks back at the life of New Zealand pianist Maurice Till. [more]

06/04/2011: Shane Bosher
Artistic Director of Silo Theatre's 'Did I Believe It?' taking place in Auckland and Wellngton. [more]

07/04/2011: Brett Dean and Kristian Winther
Australian composer/conductor and violin soloist for the Auckland Philharmonia Orhcestra's 'Brave new World' concert. [more]

07/04/2011: Carl Doy
New Zealand based arranger and conductor working with the NZSO for Elizabeth Marvelly's 'Home' tour. [more]

07/04/2011: NZ International Piano Festival Review
Heath Lees reviews the first part of the NZIPF taking place in Auckland this week. [more]

07/04/2011: Russ Garcia
NZ based US jazz composer and arranger talks about his 95th Anniversary concerts taking place in Kerikeri and Auckland. [more]

08/04/2011: Michael Leighton Jones
NZ Baritone and Director of Music at Trinity College Melbourne perfroming Bach's St Matthew's Passion wilth Orpheus Choir Wellington. [more]

08/04/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Keith Clancy reviews last night's APO concert featurning the world premiere of Ross Harris's 4th Symphony. [more]

08/04/2011: Gretchen La Roche
Christchurch based clarinettist performing Chris Cree Brown's"Inner Bellow"at Friday's at Five in Wellington. [more]

08/04/2011: John Ritchie
NZ composer talks about the reworking of his 1962 String Quartet and upcoming 90th birthday celebrations. [more]

11/04/2011: Dr Joseph Harrop
Leader of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Otara-based educational outreach programme using Venezuela's 'Il Sistema' model. [more]

11/04/2011: Philip Tremewen
Director of Wanaka's Festival of Colour previews the 6 day event which starts tomorrow. [more]

12/04/2011: Diedre Irons
Wellington-based pianist performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23 in A Major with the Wellington Orchestra this weekend. [more]

12/04/2011: Andy Irvine and Rens van der Zalm
Irish folk legend and Dutch multi-instrumentalist touring New Zealand this month. [more]

12/04/2011: Dave Armstrong
Writer of 'Rita and Douglas' featuring the letters of Rita Angus to Douglas Lilburn starring Jennifer Ward-Lealand and Michael Houstoun. [more]

13/04/2011: Paul Van Ross and Mark Lockett
Australian Jazz saxophonist and New Zealand drummer starting NZ tour in Auckland today with Paul Van Ross Trio. [more]

13/04/2011: NZ International Piano Festival Review
Heath Lees reviews the second part of the NZIPF featuring Diedre Irons, Stephen de Pledge and David Lively. [more]

13/04/2011: Garry Walker
Scottish conductor leading the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's"Organ and Orchestra"concert featuring Guilmant's Organ Symphony No.1. [more]

14/04/2011: Peter Walls
NZSO Chief Executive and Music Director of Opus Orchestra on upcoming concerts and recent announcement to retire from NZSO. [more]

14/04/2011: Greg Bennett and Mike Hodgson
Animator and Musician/Projectionist discuss their collaboration 'Metropolis Dreaming' taking place as part of Auckland's Living Room Festival. [more]

14/04/2011: Rita and Douglas Review
Lynn Freeman reviews the premiere of Dave Armstrong's latest play being presented at Wanaka's Festival of Colour. [more]

15/04/2011: Shaynee Rainbolt and Terese Genecco
New York based jazz singers in the country for NZ based composer and arranger, Russ Garcia's 95th birthday tribute shows. [more]

15/04/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring conductor Garry Walker and organist Robert Costin. [more]

15/04/2011: Karen Grylls
Voices New Zealand Founder and Music Director previews their Dunedin concert. [more]

18/04/2011: Pietari Inkinen
NZSO Music Director talks about recent conducting workshops, performances and upcoming European engagements. [more]

18/04/2011: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's VWO concert featuring pianist Diedre Irons. [more]

19/04/2011: Don Whelan
Music Director of Christchurch Cathedral of Blessed Sacrament Choir and Orchestra presenting Bach's St John Passion. [more]

19/04/2011: The Beatgirls
Andrea Sanders, Kali Kopae and Ainslie Allen talk about the Beatgirls' 15th Anniversary and current Circa Theatre production"Beat Camp". [more]

19/04/2011: Robert Sullivan
NZ Maori Poet and Educator presenting his work and research at conferences in Istanbul, Oxford University and Auckland. [more]

20/04/2011: Danny Mulheron
Producer of recently released CD 'In a Strange land' - works by 1940's German Jewish refugee/NZ composer Richard Fuchs. [more]

20/04/2011: John Quigley
Director of Waiheke International Jazz Festival taking place over Easter weekend. [more]

20/04/2011: Sir John Trimmer
RNZBC Leading Artist and longtime patron of Alana Haines Australasian Dance Awards previews this weekend's biennial competition. [more]

21/04/2011: Julia McCarthy and Andrew Joyce
Members of UK-based Puertas String Quartet touring NZ with works by Haydn, Zemlinsky, Beethoven and others. [more]

21/04/2011: Bella Kalolo
NZ singer performing at this weekend's Tauranga Jazz Festival and named in the lineup for this year's Glastonbury Festival in the UK. [more]

21/04/2011: Andrew Keoghan
Janina Nicoll interviews NZ songwriter and musician Andrew Keoghan on the recent release of his debut album 'Arctic Tales Divide'. [more]

26/04/2011: Michele A'Court
NZ Comedian and actor in 'Mike and Virginia' premiering April 30 as part of the 2011 New Zealand International Comedy Festival. [more]

26/04/2011: Annea Lockwood
US-based NZ composer presenting an installation 'The Sound Map of the Housatonic River' at Wellington's Peter McLeavey Gallery tomorrow. [more]

27/04/2011: Tanea Heke and Cushla Parekowhaia
CNZ Venice Bienale Project Manager and Musical Curator for Michael Parekowhaia's contribution to this year's event. [more]

27/04/2011: Neil Ieremia
Artistic Director of Black Grace dance company who are about embark on the second leg of their NZ regional tour. [more]

28/04/2011: Nathan Haines
Saxophonist on producing records and playing John Psathas's Omnifenix in "APO Amped". [more]

28/04/2011: Delia Baskerville and Jan Bolton
Researchers looking into e-learning for the arts curriculum in primary and intermediate classrooms, as part of the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative. [more]

28/04/2011: Peter Thomas
New Musical Director of the Auckland Symphony Orchestra talks about"Up, Up and Away!", two upcoming Sunday afternoon concerts. [more]

29/04/2011: Michael Cormick and Trisha Crowe
Performers Michael Cormick and Trisha Crowe from Andrew Lloyd Webber the Musical about to open its New Zealand season in Auckland. [more]

29/04/2011: Fauxreal
Dirtector Dan Musgrove and Actor Gareth Williams talk about their play from the NZ International Comedy Festival - Fauxreal - a satire about Johnny Farnham. [more]

02/05/2011: Michael Fulcher
Outgoing Director of Music of Orpheus Choir and Wellington Cathedral of St Paul reflects on his 5 years in NZ. [more]

02/05/2011: Baroque Voices review
Peter Mechen reviews last Sunday's concert featuring works by Claudio Monteverdi. [more]

02/05/2011: Ann Dewey
NZ choreographer and founder of Spinning Sun dance company on the upcoming premiere of her work 'Shine Lady'. [more]

03/05/2011: Alexa Still
Sydney-based NZ flautist performing in a Lower Hutt concert this week with pianist Dierdre Irons. [more]

03/05/2011: Geoffrey Batchen
Victoria University Professor of Art History giving open lecture about the as yet unwritten history of vernacular photography. [more]

03/05/2011: Jenny Wollerman
NZ Soprano currently touring the country with the New Zealand String Quartet on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

04/05/2011: Uwe Grodd
Music Director of Manukau Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Choral and University of Auckland Orchestra previews multitude of upcoming events. [more]

04/05/2011: NZSQ and Jenny Wollerman Review
Michael Joel reviews last night's mid-tour Wellington concert. [more]

04/05/2011: Colin McColl
Artistic Director of Auckland Theatre Company on 'Mary Sturat' which opens tomorrow night. [more]

05/05/2011: Lara St John
Canadian-based international touring violin soloist performing with the Southern Sinfonia this weekend. [more]

05/05/2011: David Bremner
NZSO Principal Trombone and founding member of Bonanza trombone quartet previews concerts taking place this weekend. [more]

06/05/2011: Richard Griffin
Chair of the Radio New Zealand Board of Governors discusses recent developments in government funding and the future of Radio NZ. [more]

06/05/2011: Sarah Harpur
NZ comedian presenting 'Immortal Combat' at NZ International Comedy Festival. [more]

06/05/2011: Chalium Poppy
Music Director of Mt Maunganui's Pro Musica Scolar early music choir and orchestra previews this weekend's concerts. [more]

06/05/2011: New York Metropolitan Opera Review
Paul Bushnell reviews the opening night of the Met Opera's current production of Wagner's 'Die Walkure'. [more]

09/05/2011: Robert Aburn
Music Director of the New Zealand Male Choir performing 'A Powerful Journey' - with Voice and Brass in Parnell this weekend. [more]

09/05/2011: Carolyn Burke
Australian born author of Edith Piaf biography 'No regrets' presenting workshop at Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

10/05/2011: Samuel Holloway
Music Director of Auckland based '175 East' new music ensemble performing in Wellington and Auckland. [more]

10/05/2011: Steven Whiting, Anita Huntziker and Bianca Andrew
Director, Dancer and Soprano from Opera Fabula's upcoming production of Kurt Weill and Berthold Brecht's 'Seven Deadly Sins'. [more]

11/05/2011: Don McGlashan
New Zealand songwriter and composer who is about to embark on a North Island tour. [more]

11/05/2011: Ken Young
Conductor of the Auckland Philharmonia Orhcestra's 'Works With Words' concert in collaboration with AK Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

12/05/2011: Lyell Cresswell and Stephen de Pledge
NZ composer and pianist who will premiere Cresswell's first piano concerto in this Friday's NZSO Made in New Zealand concert. [more]

12/05/2011: Christian Jensen and Shane Hollands
Current director and and founding director of Auckland-based performance poetry collective 'The Literatti'. [more]

13/05/2011: Russell Kerr
NZ dance legend and producer of Royal New Zealand Ballet Company's upcoming season of Petrouchka. [more]

13/05/2011: Dmitri Theodoridis and Greg Squire
Executive Director and Concertmaster of 'La Musica' early music ensemble presenting premiere performance this weekend. [more]

13/05/2011: Sarah Quigley
NZ author of 'The Conductor' presenting a talk at the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

16/05/2011: Jane Wrightson
CEO of NZ On AIR talks about recent changes to the organisation's focus and funding model. [more]

16/05/2011: Malia Johnston
NZ Dancer, choreographer and guest tutor for the NZ School of Dance upcoming Choreographic Season. [more]

16/05/2011: NZSO Made in NZ Review
Charlotte Wilson reviews last Friday night's NZSO concert at the Wellington Town Hall. [more]

17/05/2011: Celeste Oram and Tianyi Lu
Composer and Music Director of 'The Electrical Eclipse' - an Auckland University student written, led and performed opera. [more]

17/05/2011: Tim Beveridge
Auckland-based cabaret singer performing as part of the Auckland Youth Orchestra's upcoming fundraising concerts. [more]

18/05/2011: Cameron McMillan
NZ Dancer and Choreographer premiering his latest work 'Satisfied With Great Success' with the RNZBC . [more]

18/05/2011: Antoni Wit
Polish conductor working with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for their 'Eroica' tour. [more]

18/05/2011: Stephen Scott
Founder and Music Director of 'The Bowed Piano Ensemble' from Colorado - currently touring NZ. [more]

19/05/2011: Sebastien Hurtard
French cello soloist touring the country with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

19/05/2011: Tasmin Little
British violinist performing with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and touring country with her show 'The Naked Violin'. [more]

20/05/2011: Arthur Meek
NZ playwright premiering his latest work SHEEP with Long Cloud Youth Theatre at Wellington's Bats Theatre next week. [more]

20/05/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring British violinist Tasmin Little. [more]

23/05/2011: Bronwyn Bent
Organiser of new Auckland-based programme SIGNAL which offers performances for vision and hearing impaired patrons at THE EDGE. [more]

23/05/2011: Sue Thomas
Melbourne correspondent interviews Roger Leong - curator of ManStyle exhibition at Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria. [more]

23/05/2011: Royal NZ Ballet Review
Deirdre Tarrant reviews last Friday night's Wellington perfromance of 'Stravinsky Selection'. [more]

24/05/2011: Justine Cormack and Ashley Brown
Members of Auckland-based NZ Trio concert talk about upcoming concerts and overseas tour. [more]

24/05/2011: Lisa Harper-Brown
Australian Soprano giving classical voice masterclass at Wellington's Hunter Council Chamber, Victoria University tonight. [more]

25/05/2011: 175 East Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last Friday's Wellington concert by Auckland-based new music ensemble. [more]

25/05/2011: John Downie
Victoria University Senior Lecturer and Director/playwright of VUW Theatre Dept production of 'Silver Ship'. [more]

26/05/2011: Elixir
NZ piano trio featuring soprano Kate Lineham, clarinetist- saxophonist Moira Hurst and pianist Rachel Thomson. [more]

26/05/2011: Pangea Piano Duo
Auckland based pianists Ya-Ting Liou from Taiwan and Blas Gonzalez from Argenitna. [more]

26/05/2011: Paul Rosoman
Wellington based organist on the recent release of CD 'Elegy' and upcoming European tour. [more]

27/05/2011: Bruce and Pamela Forman
American jazz guitarist and country singer touring NZ with their band Cow Bop. [more]

27/05/2011: Juliet Palmer
NZ Composer returning from Toronto next month to take up position as NZSM Composer in Residence. [more]

27/05/2011: Bob Jones
NZ based American bluegrass musician touring the country with his band the Blue Ridge Mountain Boys. [more]

30/05/2011: Doris De Pont
Auckland fashion designer whose work features in The Dutch Touch exhibition by artists of Dutch origin on display at Bowen House Gallery in Wellington to celebrate 60 years since the signing of an immigration agreement with The Netherlands. [more]

30/05/2011: Tom Warrington
One of the busiest acoustic and electric bass players in Los Angeles. The Tom Warrington trio headlines at The Manawatu Jazz and Blues Festival this week. [more]

30/05/2011: Elizabeth Crayford
National co-ordinator for the Big Sing secondary schools choir festival which starts this week. [more]

31/05/2011: Patrick Spottiswoode
The Globe Education Director will assess the Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ National Festival this Queen's Birthday weekend. [more]

31/05/2011: John Kleim
Upbeat contributor discusses the music and life of Thelonious Sphere Monk. [more]

01/06/2011: Oliver Driver
Director of Auckland Theatre Company's production of 'Red' which opens tomorrow. [more]

01/06/2011: Rodger Fox
NZ jazz impressario talks about fundraising concerts for Christchurch musicians and new CD with Alan Broadbent. [more]

02/06/2011: Sarah Kim and Kerry Stevens
Paris-based Australian organist and organiser of this weekend's NZ Organists' Association (ORGANZ) Golden Jubilee Concert. [more]

02/06/2011: Justine Cormack
Michael Hill International Violin Competition host talks about this years event which starts in Queenstown this weekend. [more]

02/06/2011: Roy Goodman
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Princlipal Guest Conductor discusses upcoming concert. [more]

03/06/2011: Ella Hanify, Genevieve Coleman and Georgia Quirk-Luping
Head of Music and students from Chilton Saint James School in Lower Hutt talk about Seraphim Choir's upcoming European tour. [more]

03/06/2011: Susan Frykberg
NZ composer and organiser of this weekend's 'Let the Art Sing' performance at New Plymouth's Govett Brewster Gallery. [more]

03/06/2011: Lara MacGregor
Artistic Director of Dunedin's Fortune Theatre who are teaming up with Christchurch's Court Theatre for 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress'. [more]

03/06/2011: Scilla Askew
Author of 'A Search for Tradition & A Search for a Language' being released next week to mark the 10th anniversary of Douglas Lilburn's death. [more]

07/06/2011: Misha Amory
Violist from New York-based Brentano String Quartet touring NZ on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

07/06/2011: Cho-Liang Lin
US-based violinist and adjudicator of 2011 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. [more]

08/06/2011: Abby Knudson-Hollebon
Supreme music winner of the national final of the Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ University of Otago Shakespeare Festival. [more]

08/06/2011: Juergan Boos
Director of Frankfurt Book Fair where NZ will be next year's Guest of Honour. [more]

08/06/2011: Leila Adu
NZ Songwriter and composer talks about her recent European tour. [more]

08/06/2011: Brentano String Quartet Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's Auckland concert by touring New York-based ensemble. [more]

09/06/2011: Larry Rees and Lenny Sarkovsky
Timpanist and Percussionist from the NZSO preview upcoming performances of Mahler's 6th Symphony. [more]

09/06/2011: Elizabeth Holowell and Cameron Rhodes
Violinist and actor appearing on new cd of Douglas Lilburn's previously unavailable works: Salutes to Seven Poets. [more]

10/06/2011: Tasmin Little
UK violinist and adjudicator of 2011 Michael Hill Violin Competition previews this weekend's final. [more]

10/06/2011: Samantha Chardin and Tarryne Webb
Auckland based singers premiering their show 'Two Daft Sopranos' at the Maidment Theatre tonight. [more]

10/06/2011: Sonny Rollins
US jazz legend playing his first ever concert in NZ this weekend. [more]

13/06/2011: Sergey Malov
Russian violinist and winner of 2011 Michael Hill Violin Competition speaks to Kerry Stevens after awards announcement. [more]

13/06/2011: Peter Scholes
Music Director of Auckland Chamber Orchestra presenting Matariki concert this week. [more]

13/06/2011: NZSO Review
Peter Mechen reviews last weekend's NZSO performance of Mahler's 6th Symphony. [more]

14/06/2011: Peter Walls
Chief Executive of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on their upcoming Romeo and Juliet programme with works by Tchaikovsky, Berlioz and Prokofiev. [more]

14/06/2011: Mameloshn - How Yiddish Made a Home in Melbourne
Sue Thomas talks to curator Anna Epstein and Yiddish theatre exponent Charles Slucki about the current exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Australia in St Kilda. [more]

14/06/2011: Michael Galvin
Writer of and actor in "Station to Station", a play about a charismatic TV presenter turned religious zealot. [more]

15/06/2011: Catherine Chappell
Founding Director of Touch Compass Dance Company and recipient of 2011 Creative NZ Choreographic Fellowship. [more]

15/06/2011: Shmuel Barzilai
Chief Cantor of Vienna's Jewish Community currently visiting New Zealand. [more]

15/06/2011: Hannah McKie and Rachel Henry
Writer and Director of MacKenzie Country - showing at Bats Theatre 14-25 June. [more]

16/06/2011: Brian Law and Paul Halley
Music director and pianist for Christchurch City Choir's upcoming performance of Paul Winter's 'Missa Gaia'. [more]

16/06/2011: Karen Casey
Australian Artist presenting 'Let's Shake' - an interactive exhibition at Te Papa in Wellington this weekend. [more]

16/06/2011: Michael Collins
UK based clarinet soloist performing Mozart's Clarinet Concerto with the Auckland Phiharmonia Orchestra tonight. [more]

17/06/2011: Deirdre Tarrant
Founder and Artistic Director of Footnote Dance Company previews upcoming European tour and NZ Rugby World Cup shows. [more]

17/06/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring British clarinettist Michael Collins. [more]

20/06/2011: Ray Henwood
NZ actor talks about playing Winston Churchill in Paul Baker's new play 'Meet The Churchills'. [more]

20/06/2011: Thomas Goss
NZ based US composer previews upcoming Wellington Orchestra Baby Pops concert. [more]

20/06/2011: David Burchell
Dunedin City Organist presenting 'Norma's Last Gasp' before Town Hall renovations put the organ out of action until 2013. [more]

21/06/2011: Haihong Lui and Berys Cuncannon
Aroha String Quartet first violinist and manager preview upcoming Christchurch concert. [more]

21/06/2011: Michael Nonnenmann
Conductor of Christophorus Kantorei Choir from the German town of Altensteig currently touring New Zealand. [more]

21/06/2011: Dan Tait-Jamieson
Alliance Francaise Wellington President previews upcoming French song contest 'Concours de la Chanson'. [more]

22/06/2011: Frances McElhinny
Nelson Winter Music Festival Director previews this year's event which takes place in July. [more]

22/06/2011: Diane Pivac
Head of NZ Film Archive's public programmes section on the recently published 'NZ Film: An Illustrated History'. [more]

22/06/2011: K C Kelly
Actor performing in 'Hamlet Dies at the End' premiering at Bats Theatre in Wellington. [more]

23/06/2011: Bongani Ncube
Singer Bongani Ncube from the Soweto Gospel Choir talks to Clarissa Dunn about the prestige of singing in the choir from South Africa which is in New Zealand for an extensive tour. [more]

23/06/2011: Phoebe Smith
Director Phoebe Smith talks to Eva Radich about her company Imaginary Bees - a new theatre collective which has been set up to bring some slightly cooky theatre pieces to Wellington. [more]

23/06/2011: Amalia Hall
New Zealand violinist Amalia Hall is back home from Philadelphia. She talks to Clarissa Dunn about the many advantages of studying at the Curtis Institute - one of the top musical institutions in the world. [more]

24/06/2011: Jacob Rajan
Actor Jacob Rajan from Indian Ink talks about getting an American agent and taking the new play The Guru of Chai to the United States. [more]

24/06/2011: Anthony Ritchie
Composer Anthony Ritchie on his new flute work written especially for flautist Adrianna Lis which she'll play at a special Polish fundraising concert for Christchurch. [more]

24/06/2011: NZSO Concert Review
Tony Ryan reviews the NZSO's Romeo and Juliet concert at the CBS arena in Christchurch. [more]

24/06/2011: Don Whelan
Don Whelan from the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Christchurch discusses the cathedral choir and orchestra's Mozart Requiem concert and the fate the damaged Catholic Cathedral. [more]

27/06/2011: Laurel Devenie
Actor in Auckland Theatre Company production of Arthur Meek's 'On the Upside Down of the World'. [more]

27/06/2011: NZ Trio Review
Peter Hoar reviews last weekend's concert at the Pumphouse in Auckland ahead of the UK tour. [more]

27/06/2011: Joanne Hodgson and Joan Ellis
Member of Nota Bene Chamber Choir and Author of 'A String of Pearls' talk about performance of War Time music in Paekakariki this weekend. [more]

28/06/2011: Sergio Tiempo
Argentinian pianist with performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

28/06/2011: Maria Isabel Siewers
Argentinian guitarist and head of guitar at the Mozarteum in Salzburg touring NZ on behalf of the Embassy of Argentina. [more]

29/06/2011: Jonathan Hodge
Director of Auckland's 'Short and Sweet' Theatre Festival which starts this Friday. [more]

29/06/2011: Trisha Dunleavy
Victoria University Wellington lecturer and organiser of TVNZ 7 forum held last week discusses issues surrounding public funding of TV. [more]

30/06/2011: Ross MacCormack
NZ Dancer and Choreographer working with Okareka Dance Company for their latest show 'Nga Hau e Wha'. [more]

30/06/2011: Peter Vere Jones
NZ actor featuring in Tom McCrory's new radio play 'Melon Cauliflower' that will be broadcast on RadioNZ National this Sunday. [more]

01/07/2011: Andrew Simmons
NZ Ballet dancer and choreographer about to tour the UK with the RNZBC. [more]

01/07/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring pianist Sergio Tiempo. [more]

01/07/2011: Ian Ritchie
Director of City of London Festival runs through the wide ranging New Zealand content on the programme. [more]

04/07/2011: Caterina Riva
Italian curator recently appointed as Director of Artspace in Auckland. [more]

04/07/2011: New York based artist Molly Crabapple
New York based artist and founder of Dr Sketchy Anti-Art School which operates all around NZ and the world. [more]

05/07/2011: Bill Gosden
Director of NZ International Film Festival discusses programme which opens around the country this month. [more]

05/07/2011: Rachel Hyde
Conductor and Artistic Director Wellington-based 'Bow' string ensemble. [more]

06/07/2011: John Chen
NZ pianist back in the country to perform with the Auckland Phiharmonia Orchestra and tour with his Germany based Saguaro Trio. [more]

06/07/2011: Peter Breiner
Slovak conductor and arranger who worked with the NZSO to record all 20 National Anthems for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. [more]

06/07/2011: Claire Cowan and Murray Hickman
Members of the Blackbird Ensemble performing three concerts in Auckland this weekend. [more]

07/07/2011: Pinchas Steinberg
NZSO guest conductor Pinchas Steinberg discusses the orchestra's upcoming Russian Soul tour, featuring pianist Simon Trpceski, and works by Mussorgsky, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. [more]

07/07/2011: Paul Holley
Gondwana Chorale conductor Paul Holley discusses the Australian youth choir's collaboration with the New Zealand Youth Choir and their upcoming concert at the TSB Showplace in New Plymouth on 9 July. [more]

08/07/2011: Simon Trpceski
Macedonian pianist performing Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

08/07/2011: Kenneth Young
NZ composer and conductor working with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra for concert of Dvorak's Symphony No 8 this weekend. [more]

08/07/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar review's the first of three concerts in the APO's Splendour of Bach series. [more]

11/07/2011: Russian-born violinist Natalia Lomeiko
Russian-born violinist presenting Christchurch concert with pianist Kirsten Simpson this Friday and performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra next week. [more]

11/07/2011: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Friday's NZSO concert featuring conductor Pinchas Steinberg and pianist Simon Trpceski. [more]

12/07/2011: Murray McLachlan
Head of Keyboard at Chetham School of Music in the UK and tutor at the Royal Northern College in Manchester touring NZ with workshops and recitals on behalf of NZ Institute of Registered Music Teachers. [more]

12/07/2011: Dan Slevin
Review of films showing at this year's NZ International Film Festival. [more]

12/07/2011: Paul Wolffram
NZ Film maker and ethnomusicologist whose latest film 'Stori Tumbuna' is showing at this year's NZ International Film Festival. [more]

13/07/2011: Jayce Ogren
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra guest conductor discusses tomorrow night's second APO Splendour of Bach concert Framed by a Fugue. It features 10 short works showing the progression from Bach and Beethoven to latter day masters like Barber and Part. [more]

13/07/2011: Claire Scholes
The Auckland Chamber Orchestra gives its fourth concert of the year this weekend when Peter Scholes conducts Luciano Berio's Folk Songs, featuring mezzo-soprano Claire Scholes. The Auckland singer and composer is an advocate of contemporary and avant-garde vocal music, known for her intensely theatrical performances. [more]

14/07/2011: Lissa Twomey
Director of NZ International Arts Festival on the release of first acts on the 2011 programme. [more]

14/07/2011: Dan Hayles
NZ pianist recently returned from playing Michael Parakowhai's carved Steinway grand piano at the Venice Biennale, and is performing as part of the NZSM's 'Fridays at Five' concert tomorrow afternoon at Wellington's Illot Theatre. [more]

14/07/2011: Paul Whelan
NZ Bass/Baritone performing with the Southern Sinfonia this weekend then in Wagner's Das Rheingold with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra later this month. [more]

15/07/2011: Alex Nyman
British Jazz saxophonist and New Zealand School of Music tutor performing 'Friday's at Five' concert at Wellington's Illot Theatre. [more]

15/07/2011: Margie Medlin
Visiting Australian Choreographer giving talks at Auckland University. [more]

15/07/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews the APO concert: 'Inspired by Bach'. [more]

18/07/2011: Michael Stewart
Music Director of Tudor Consort previews 'Forty Part Motet' concert taking place in Wellington this Saturday. [more]

18/07/2011: Riki McDonnell
Euphonium player and member of North Shore Brass on the NZ Festival of Brass taking place at Auckland's Bruce Mason Centre this week. [more]

18/07/2011: Sam Judd
Founder of 'Sustainable Coastlines' founder and organiser of charity ball this weekend featuring Michael Houstoun, The Nairobi Trio and the Grand Central Band. [more]

19/07/2011: Marc Taddei
Wellington Orchestra Music Director previews upcoming concerts in Masterton and Wellington featuring pianist Diedre Irons. [more]

20/07/2011: Gillyanne Kayes and Jeremy Fisher
The husband and wife team from Britain are guest speakers at the National Conference of the New Zealand Association of Teachers of Singing starting tomorrow in Wellington. For the past decade their company Vocal Process has been using science and art to help singing teachers understand the psychology and physiology of singing performance in a practical way. [more]

20/07/2011: Barbara Graham
The Toronto-based soprano talked to Upbeat producer Janina Nicoll last week on Skype about heading overseas to pursue a career in singing and winning first prize in the Concours de Musique et de langue français in Paris last year. Now, she's giving Toronto a shot. [more]

20/07/2011: Bridget Douglas and Rachel Thomson
This week's New Zealand School of Music Hunter Series concert features Bridget Douglas, principal flute with NZSO, and pianist Rachel Thomson, in a recital featuring 20th Century Classics' for flute and piano. [more]

21/07/2011: Andrew Withington
Music Director of the New Zealand Secondary Schools Choir who are about to kick off their 2011/12 season. [more]

21/07/2011: Lydia Zanetti
Curator of HEAR ME - part of The Live Series festival taking place in Auckland. [more]

21/07/2011: Tal Kravitz
Israeli world music specialist performing at Te Papa Marae on behalf of the Embassy of Israel. [more]

22/07/2011: Vanessa Thompson
Manager of the Young and Hungry Arts Trust previews Festival of Theatre opening in Wellington and Auckland today. [more]

22/07/2011: Leimomi Oakes and Dmitri Theodoridis
Hawiian-born fashion and textile historian and Wellington based music historian teaming up with Wellington period musicians to present a show this weekend called 'Grandeur & Frivolity: Music and Fashion from the Courts of Louis XIV & XV'. [more]

22/07/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's 'Inspired by Bach' concert featuring violinist Natalia Lomeiko. [more]

25/07/2011: Cheryl Hollinger
NZSO Associate Principal trumpet previews upcoming 'Brass Splendour' tour. [more]

25/07/2011: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's VWO concert featuring pianist Diedre Irons and Mezzo-Soprano Margaret Medlyn. [more]

25/07/2011: Jesse Peach
Director of Peach Theatre Company presenting Shakespeare's 'Othello' at Auckland's Maidment Theatre. [more]

26/07/2011: Kylie Sanderson
Author of 'The Artists: 21 Practitioners in New Zealand Contemporary Art' and founding director of the Sanderson Contemporary Art Gallery in Parnell, Auckland. [more]

26/07/2011: Robert Howell and Carmel Caroll
Music Director and Mezzo-Soprano from Handel Consort and Quire presenting Handel's 'Rinaldo' in Auckland this weekend. [more]

27/07/2011: Tim McFarlane
Australian musical theatre producer on the Melbourne production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest offering "Love Never Dies". [more]

27/07/2011: Peter Mechen
Peter looks at 'Releasing the Angel' - the latest CD release by New Zealand composer Eve de Castro-Robinson. [more]

27/07/2011: Justine Cormack and Sarah Watkins
NZ Trio violinist and pianist reflect on recent European tour and preview upcoming Wellington and Auckland shows. [more]

28/07/2011: Pacific Stories
Melbourne correspondent Sue Thomas finds out about the Pacific Stories film project which was showing as part of Melbourne's EMERGE Festival. [more]

28/07/2011: Patricia Holtzmann
Berlin-based American Soprano performing lead role in 'Soap' which is playing at the St James Theatre in Wellington. [more]

28/07/2011: Anna Leese and Eckehard Steir
New Zealand soprano and German Music Director of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra presenting Wagner's 'Das Rheingold'. [more]

29/07/2011: Karen Grylls
Music Director of Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir who are attending the 9th World Symposium on Choral Music in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. [more]

29/07/2011: Dugal McKinnon
Director of Lilburn Electroacoustic Music Studios explores the concept of soundscape. [more]

29/07/2011: Sophie Wilson Feature
Sophie visits the 'Sistema Aotearoa' programme at the Otara Music Ars Centre in Auckland. [more]

01/08/2011: Joan Havill and Stephen De Pledge
Senior Professor of Piano at the Guildhall in London and Senior Lecturer in Piano at the University of Auckland curating Liszt Extravaganza by Auckland University piano students this week. [more]

01/08/2011: Chris Bourke
Winner of NZ post Book of the Year for "Blue Smoke - The Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music 1918-1964" speaks about his win and also review Randy Newman's recent Melbourne concerts. [more]

01/08/2011: Jan Bolwell and Tania Kopytko
Co-Director's of Wellington's 'Crowes Feet Dance Collective' presenting their latest show 'Angle Poise' this week. [more]

02/08/2011: Graham Abbott
Australian conductor and broadcaster presenting "Unwrap the Music" with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestras this evening. [more]

02/08/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Dean Sky-Lucas reviews last Friday night's APO presentation of Richard Wagner's "Das Rheingold" in concert. [more]

03/08/2011: Vasily Petrenko
Russian conductor working with the NZSO for their 'Leningrad' tour featuring works by Shostakovich and Rachmaninov. [more]

03/08/2011: Diana White
Ex-principal dancer with the New York City Ballet and Repeteur of the Balanchine Trust in NZ to choreograph Balanchine works for the NZ School of Dance graduation season. [more]

03/08/2011: Sara Brodie and Bryony Williams
Director and Soprano presenting the New Zealand School of Music's season of Benjamin Britten's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". [more]

04/08/2011: Murray Hickman
Founding member of Strike percussion ensemble, recently returned from Taiwan and presenting 'Elemental' this week at Downstage Theatre in Wellington. [more]

04/08/2011: Saguaro Trio Review
Richard Mapp reviews last night's Wellington concert by the Hamburg-based SaguaroTrio featuring NZ pianist John Chen. [more]

05/08/2011: Michael Houstoun
NZ Pianist performing Rachmaninov's "Paino Concerto No 4" with the NZSO as part of their 'Leningrad' tour. [more]

05/08/2011: Susan Frykberg
Robbie Ellis speaks to NZ composer Susan Frykberg about the recent Australasian Computer Music Association 2011 Conference in Auckland. [more]

05/08/2011: Juliet Palmer
NZ composer, back from Canada to be this year's New Zealand School of Music Composer in Residence. [more]

08/08/2011: Professor Jack Richards
NZ philanthropist, author and Victoria University 2011 Ian Gordon Fellow. [more]

08/08/2011: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Friday's NZSO concert featuring conductor Vasily Petrenko and pianist Michael Houstoun. [more]

08/08/2011: Robbie Ellis
Radio NZ Concert Producer reports from Glimmerglass Festival in upstate New York. [more]

08/08/2011: Luke Di Somma
Christchurch Youth Orchestra conductor and music director of newly formed Christchurch Pops Choir previews upcoming events. [more]

09/08/2011: Philip Tremuwan
Director of the Christchurch Arts Festival which opens this week. [more]

09/08/2011: Jamie McCaskill
New Zealand Actor and Writer presenting two shows: 'Raising the Titanics' and 'He Reo Aroha' over the next month. [more]

09/08/2011: Rodger Fox
Music Director of New Zealand School of Music Big Band previews tomorrow night's concert with American pianist Bill Cunliffe. [more]

10/08/2011: Mike Ashman
British Opera Director working with NZ Opera for their upcoming production of "Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci". [more]

10/08/2011: Melanie Fowke
Chair of 2011 Young Singers in Harmony National Final previews next week's events in Wellington. [more]

10/08/2011: Riot-pressed police try to track down ringleaders
The crack down and tracking down of Britain's looters and rioters is under way even as police try to stem the copycat street violence that's spread to cities outside London. [more]

11/08/2011: Werner Andreas Albert
Principal Conductor of the Southern Sinfonia. Celebrating 50 years in the business and performing with pianist Nicolai Demidenko in Dunedin. [more]

11/08/2011: Peter Bruns
German cello soloist performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

12/08/2011: Josef Spacek
Czech violinist and winner of the 2009 NZ National Concerto Competition touring country with the Meler Ensemble featuring NZers Amanda and Aleisha Verner. [more]

12/08/2011: Rolf Gjelsten
Cellist from the New Zealand String Quartet reflects on recent European tour and previews upcoming tour with pianist Peter Nagy. [more]

15/08/2011: Dr Trevor Thwaites
Director of the KBB Music festival taking in place in Auckland from 15-19 August. [more]

15/08/2011: Oleg Stepanov
Co-Director of the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition taking place in Brisbane. [more]

15/08/2011: Jane Waddell and Eleanor Bishop
NZ Actor and Director participating in Christchurch fundraising theatre show at Bats called "6 Little Plays 4 Christchurch". [more]

16/08/2011: Anna Shafajinskaia
Russian soprano soloist from NZ Opera's upcoming production of Cav and Pag. [more]

16/08/2011: Ricardo Gallen and John Griffiths
Spanish guitarist and Australian early music expert performing concert tonight at Massey Theatrette in Wellington. [more]

17/08/2011: Tom Rainey
Conductor and arranger of Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's 'Kiwi Soul' Concert this Saturday night. [more]

17/08/2011: Sue Thomas
Melbourne correspondent speaks to members of Circus Oz - New Zealander Mason West, and CPIT Circus Arts Graduate Rowan Heydon-White. [more]

17/08/2011: Postcard Home: Simon Eastwood
Janina Nicoll catches up with London based New Zealand composer Simon Eastwood. [more]

17/08/2011: Donald Nicholson, Laura Vaughan and Julia Fredersdorff
Harpsichordist, Viola di Gamba player and violinist from Lattitude 37 early music trio who are touring NZ at the moment. [more]

18/08/2011: David Jenkin and Stephen Powell
Auckland and Wellington based piano tuners and technicians currently presenting at the Australasian Piano Tuners and Technicians Association Convention in Wellington. [more]

18/08/2011: Steve Houghton
American jazz drummer in the country to participate in the New Zealand School of Music Jazz Festival. [more]

19/08/2011: Andrew Baldwin
Composer Andrew Baldwin talks about fund raising for his studies the Royal College of Music in London. [more]

19/08/2011: Hildur Gudnadottir
Kate Mead talks to cellist and composer Hildur Gudnadottir about Icelandic music. [more]

19/08/2011: Chris Reddington
Chris Reddington talks about composing an original score for the silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc for the Christchurch Arts Festival screenings. [more]

22/08/2011: Hedda Oosterhoff
Projection designer of NZ Opera's upcoming production of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci. [more]

22/08/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Rae De Lilse reivews last Thursday's APO concert featuring pianist Nikolai Demidenko. [more]

22/08/2011: Rowan Johnston
Director of Choralation Choir from Westlake Girls and Boys High School in Auckland who are competing in the finals of The Big Sing Secondary Schools Choral Festival in Wellington this week. [more]

23/08/2011: Peter Bland
NZ poet, actor and recipient of Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement talks to Eva Radich on Upbeat. [more]

23/08/2011: Patrick Reynolds
NZ photographer taking part in 'We Can Create' art and design project in Auckland this week. [more]

24/08/2011: Martin Rummel
Auckland University based Austrian Cellist talks about his recently released cds and work that he is doing both here and in Europe. [more]

24/08/2011: Lydia Kavina
RNZ National Music 101 presenter Kirsten Johnstone speaks to one of the world's leading exponents of the Theremin. [more]

24/08/2011: Jennifer Ward-Lealand
NZ Singer performing in multiple shows at The Christchurch Arts Festival. [more]

25/08/2011: Xuefei Yang
London-based Chinese classical guitarist touring with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

25/08/2011: Paul Holley
Australian conductor and co-adjudicator of The Big Sing National Finals which took place in Wellington this week. [more]

25/08/2011: Peter Nagy
Hungarian pianist touring the country with the New Zealand String Quartet. [more]

26/08/2011: Warwick Fyfe - baritone
Australian baritone performing the role 'Tonio' in NZ Opera's production of Leon Cavallo's 'Pagliacci'. [more]

26/08/2011: Owen Vallis
Wellington-based American sonic artist looks at algorithmic composition and the development of machine learning. [more]

26/08/2011: Francesca Zambello
Robbie Ellis speaks to the Artistic Director of the U-S based Glimmergass Festival. [more]

29/08/2011: Raymond Hawthorne
NZ director of "Raising the Titanics" by Albert Belz which has been touring the country and will be the inaugural production of Auckland's Q Theatre. [more]

29/08/2011: NZSO Review
Gunter Herbig reviews last Friday night's Wellington concert "Sketches of Spain" featuring Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang [more]

29/08/2011: NZ Opera Review
Rachel Hyde reviews last Saturday night's season opening production of "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "Pagliacci". [more]

30/08/2011: Brian Flintoff
Nelson-based bone carver and Taonga Puoro maker on the release of his latest book "Kura Koiwi - Bone Treasures". [more]

30/08/2011: Michael Houstoun Review
Tony Ryan reviews Michael Houstoun's recent Christchurch Arts Festival recital of Schubert works. [more]

30/08/2011: Craig Denham and Mark Mazengarb
Members of Auckland-based "Beyondsemble" - touring the country on behalf of Arts on Tour NZ. [more]

31/08/2011: Kate Lidbetter
CEO of Sydney-based Symphony Services International Conductors workshop that aims to help conducting graduates make a career in their home countries. [more]

31/08/2011: Tianyi Lu
Auckland based NZ conductor and composer speaks about her experiences at the Symphony Services International Conductors workshop. [more]

31/08/2011: Cameron Carpenter
American organist in the country to work with the NZSO National Youth Orhcestra 2011. [more]

01/09/2011: Robin Greenberg
Documentary film maker presenting her film "The Free China Junk" at Film Archive in Wellington this weekend. [more]

01/09/2011: Nic Sampson
New Zealand actor performing in the Auckland Theatre Company production of Bruce Mason's "The End of the Golden Weather". [more]

01/09/2011: James Judd
NZSO conductor Emeritus leading the 2011 National Youth Orchestra in concerts this Friday and Saturday evening. [more]

02/09/2011: Stephen Wainwright
Creative New Zealand Chief Executive talks about arts sector funding decisions that were announced yesterday. [more]

02/09/2011: Pene Pate
Auckland based tenor and winner of 2011 Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald's Operatic Aria last weekend. [more]

02/09/2011: New Zealand String Quartet Review
Tony Ryan reviews last night's Christchurch performance by Czech pianist Peter Nagy and the NZSQ. [more]

05/09/2011: Ron Brownson
Auckland Art Gallery senior curator on last weekend's re-opening and release of book 'Art Toi' which illustrates the gallery's NZ collection. [more]

05/09/2011: Eve Gordon
Founder of The Dust Palace physical theatre company presenting 'Venus is..' at Auckland's Q theatre this week. [more]

05/09/2011: 2011 National Youth Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen review's last Friday's Wellington concert by the NZSO National Youth Orchestra featuring organist Cameron Carpenter. [more]

06/09/2011: David Griffiths
Hamilton-based composer and baritone on the premiere of his latest opera 'Walls of Troy' which is being premiered this weekend. [more]

06/09/2011: John Paul Muir and Helen Bevin
NZ pianist and violinist who are both living and working in the UK after winning Royal Overseas League Competition at different times. [more]

06/09/2011: Christchurch Sings Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Sunday's concert featuring Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Cathedral Choir and The NZ Secondary Students' Choir among others. [more]

06/09/2011: Stephen Daisley
Sue Thomas speaks to New Zealand author Stephen Daisley about his 2011 Australian Prime Ministers Literary Award winning book 'Traitor'. [more]

07/09/2011: NZSO-Todd Young Composers Competition
Winners Alex Taylor and Margarietha du Preez, and composer mentor Ross Harris talk about this year's workshop. [more]

07/09/2011: Anthony Ritchie
Dunedin based composer on the release of his new cd of chamber works called 'Octopus'. [more]

07/09/2011: Preman Tilson
American bassoonist who is featured on Anthony Ritchie's latest cd 'Octopus'. [more]

07/09/2011: Stephen Brown
British tenor performing in Dunedin's Really Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Performance Trust production of 'Utopia Limited' this weekend. [more]

08/09/2011: Mark Dorrell
Guest conductor of Wellington's Orpheus Choir who are joining the Wellington Orhcestra for this Sunday's 'Transmigration of Souls' concert marking the 10th Anniversary of the 911 attacks. [more]

08/09/2011: Gao Ping
Christchurch-based Chinese composer and pianist giving recital at the Wellington Town Hall this Sunday. [more]

09/09/2011: Briony Ellis
Director of REAL NZ Festival which is taking place the Rugby World Cup during the next six weeks. [more]

09/09/2011: Desiree Gezentsvey
Wellington based writer of 'Nuclear Family' which won Award for best stageplay at the 2011 Moondance International Film Festival in the US. [more]

12/09/2011: Merenia Gray
NZ choreographer and co-curator of Kowhiti Dance 2011 taking place in Wellington this weekend. [more]

12/09/2011: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Sunday's 'Transmigration of Souls' concert featuring Orpheus Choir, Choristers of the Cathedral of St Paul, and 'Teal Voices' from Wellington Girls College. [more]

12/09/2011: Grace Taylor and Jai Macdonald
Organisers of youth poetry slam competition called 'Rising Voices' taking place at the Auckland Town Hall on September 17th as part of STAMP. [more]

13/09/2011: Renee Liang
Auckland based poet, playwright, paediatrician and fiction writer presenting her latest play 'The First Asian AB' as part of the REAL NZ Festival. [more]

13/09/2011: Sacha Copland
Artistic director of Wellington-based Java Dance Company presenting 'Dancing in the Streets' in Invercargill this weekend. [more]

14/09/2011: Robbie Ellis
Wellington-based composer who has just been announced as the 2012 Otago University Mozart Fellow. [more]

14/09/2011: Brydee Rood
Auckland-based artist and winner of the 2011 Fullbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award for contemporary art. [more]

14/09/2011: Aivale Cole
London-based NZ Soprano back in the country and performing at Te Papa in Wellington tonight. [more]

14/09/2011: Lyne Pringle
NZ choreographer having latest work 'Living Arrangements' premiered by Footnote Dance Co as part of their Made in NZ series. [more]

15/09/2011: Paul Ward
NZ On Screen website editor talks about 'Cinema on Wheels' project touring the country at the moment. [more]

15/09/2011: Postcard Home: Alexandra Hay
San Francisco-based NZ composer talks to Janina Nicoll about her recent works. [more]

16/09/2011: Wilma Smith
NZ violinist and concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra touring NZ with her 'Nautilus' horn trio next week. [more]

16/09/2011: Kelly Rourke
Radio New Zealand Concert producer Robbie Ellis speaks to the dramaturge of Glimmerglass Opera Festival in New York State. [more]

16/09/2011: Jason Te Kare
Director of Hone Kouka's new play 'I, George Nepia' which is being presented as part of the REAL NZ Festival. [more]

19/09/2011: Sarah Castle
Manchester based NZ mezzo in the country to tour with the NZSO for their 'Odes to Joy' programme. [more]

19/09/2011: Jonathan Besser
Auckland based composer on the recent release of his cd 'Campursari'. [more]

19/09/2011: Paul Cameron
CEO of New York based NZ company 'Booktrack' that produces e-books with integrated soundtracks. [more]

20/09/2011: Gareth Farr
NZ Composer discusses his wide ranging series of recent and upcoming premieres and performances around the country. [more]

20/09/2011: Tecwyn Evans
Sweden-based NZ Conductor and composer working with Dunedin's Southern Sinfonia this week for their Last Night of the Proms concert. [more]

21/09/2011: Frances Hopkins
Concertmaster of the Wellington Chamber Orchestra previews this weekend's concert at St Andrew's on The Terrace. [more]

21/09/2011: Patrick Reynolds
Auckland photographic artist and social and political commentator talks about various issues surrounding the Rugby World Cup. [more]

21/09/2011: Adam Hayward
Director of Christchurch's 'Body Festival of Dance and Physical Theatre' previews this year's event which opens on Friday. [more]

21/09/2011: Vincent O'Donnell
Vincent speaks to Catherine Fitzgerald, the producer of Tusi Tamasese's 'O Le Tufale' which received a special mention at the 2011 Venice Film Festival. [more]

22/09/2011: Shona McCullagh
Founding director of New Zealand Dance Company and choreographer of the recent RWC opening ceremony. [more]

22/09/2011: Simon O'Neill
Top New Zealand tenor back from Europe and America to perform in the NZSO's 'Odes to Joy' tour. [more]

23/09/2011: Angie Farrow
Palmerston North based playwright presenting as part of 'Dialogues With Tomorrow' at the Dowse Gallery in Lowe Hutt tomorrow. [more]

23/09/2011: Dugal McKinnon
Dugal looks at the recorded human voice and its amny uses in electro-acoustic music. [more]

23/09/2011: NZSO 'Odes to Joy' Review
Rachel Hyde reviews last night's concert featuring singers Simon O'Neill, Madeleine Pierard, Sarah Castles and Jonathan Lemalu. [more]

23/09/2011: Don Whelan
Music Director of Christchurch's CBS Choir previews this weekend's 'Heavenly Haydn' concert. [more]

26/09/2011: Ken Young and Donald Maurice
Conductor and viola soloist performing Boris Pigovat's 'Holocaust Requiem' this Thursday with the NZSM Orchestra to mark the 70th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre in Kiev. [more]

26/09/2011: Christchurch Memorial Concert Review
Tony Ryan reviews yesterday afternoons performance by Woolston Brass and Strike percussion ensemble at the Airforce Museum at Wigram. [more]

26/09/2011: Jackie Clarke
NZ singer starring in Auckland Music Theatre's upcoming production of Cole Porter's 'Anything Goes'. [more]

27/09/2011: Richard Chen See
Repeteur from New York's Paul Taylor Dance Company choreographing work on the students at the NZ School of Dance. [more]

27/09/2011: Damian Skinner
Author of recently released book 'Lalique Vases' which documents the collection by NZ collector Dr Jack C Richards. [more]

27/09/2011: Tom Woods
Chief Conductor of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra previews upcoming concerts as well as Asian tour. [more]

28/09/2011: Barbara Glaser
Chief Executive of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra unveils the 2012 season. [more]

28/09/2011: Esdra Nenem Ferreira and Alda Rezende
Brazilian drummer and singer performing in Wellington this week for Live Brazil. [more]

28/09/2011: Kathleen Mulligan and Graham Trial
Manukau Concert Band Music Director and President preview this weekend's 40th Anniversary Concert. [more]

29/09/2011: Ethan Stiefel
Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company previews 2012 Season that was launched today. [more]

29/09/2011: John Ritchie
Gareth Watkins interviews New Zealand composer who turns 90 today. [more]

29/09/2011: Judy Lee and Somi Kim
Members of the Estrella Quartet. Four pianists at two pianos, performing Made In NZ this Sunday at the Raye Freedman Arts Centre in Auckland. [more]

30/09/2011: Mary Jane O'Reilly
Director of TEMPO Dance festival which opens in Auckland today. [more]

30/09/2011: George Shaw
Nelson-based British collector of Banksy artworks that he is exhibiting at Founders Heritage Park in Nelson. [more]

30/09/2011: Greg Squire
Conductor of the 2011 Wellington Youth Orchestra who are performing at the Wellington Town Hall this Monday. [more]

03/10/2011: Michael Norris
Music Co-Director of Stroma new music ensemble previews upcoming concert with Warren Maxwell and 2012 season. [more]

03/10/2011: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Friday's CSO concert ahead of their first international tour to Japan for Asia Orchestra Week in Tokyo. [more]

03/10/2011: Sarah Lineham
Soprano soloist for Orpheus Choir and Wellington Orchestra's 'An Evening with Cole Porter' concert this Friday. [more]

04/10/2011: Phillip Rhodes
Baritone soloist in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's performances of Carmina Burana this week, and in Jenny McLeod's opera Hohepa next year. [more]

04/10/2011: John Gibson
Theatre composer bringing the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke to life, as part of The Angel and the Beloved at Hopetoun Alpha in Auckland. [more]

05/10/2011: Jack Body
NZ composer recently announced as the 2012-13 APO Composer in Residence and having work premiered at the Tudor Consort's Made in NZ concert this week. [more]

05/10/2011: Aidan Lang
NZ Opera Chief Executive on the launch of the 2012 season. [more]

06/10/2011: David Squire
Music Director of NZ Youth Choir - working with choirs around the country who are performing national anthems at Rugby World Cup matches. [more]

06/10/2011: Arna Shaw
Principal Second Violinist of the NZ Youth Orchestra performing Christchurch Fundraising Concert with Placido Domingo tonight. [more]

06/10/2011: Simon Cunliffe
Otago Daily Times Deputy Editor and writer of 'The Truth Game' - premiering at Dunedin's Fortune Theatre this week. [more]

07/10/2011: Lewis Holden
Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, leading a review of orchestral funding in New Zealand. [more]

07/10/2011: Dean Sky-Lucas
Reviews last night's Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra concert of Beethoven's Symphony No 8 and Orff's Carmina Burana. [more]

10/10/2011: NZSO Season Launch Review
Reviewers Peter Hoar, Peter Mechen and Tony Ryan comment on the NZSO 2012 season which was released last weekend. [more]

10/10/2011: Tim Whitta
Member of Strike percussion ensemble performing Batterie 100 which involves 100 student percussionists from Wellington and Porirua schools. [more]

10/10/2011: Roger Wilson
NZ bass performing in Boutique Opera's production of Edward German's 'Tom Jones'. [more]

10/10/2011: Sally Blackwood
Australian opera director working on 'The Butcher and the Bear ' which is showing at Auckland's Herald Theatre this week. [more]

11/10/2011: Christopher Blake
Recently appointed New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Chief Executive speaks about plans for the orchestra. [more]

11/10/2011: Emma Sloman
NZ soprano and event co-ordinator of Opera Factory's performances of Rossini and Donizetti comic operas which open in Auckland tonight. [more]

12/10/2011: Miles Jackson
Nelson based classical guitarist performing Christchurch concert tomorrow night as part of Christopher's Classics Series. [more]

12/10/2011: Nic Marshall
Founder of Square Eyes children's arthouse film festival taking place at the NZ Film Archive in Wellington over school holidays. [more]

12/10/2011: Mikhail Ovrutsky and Andrew Joyce
Russian violinist and British-born NZSO principal cellist performing Brahms Double Concerto with the NZSO this week. [more]

13/10/2011: Michael Williams
NZ theatre composer and music director of '42nd Street' currently running at the St James in Wellington. [more]

13/10/2011: Christopher Doig Obituary
NZSO Chief Executive Peter Walls reflects on the life of his close friend and top NZ tenor and arts administrator who passed away earlier today. [more]

13/10/2011: Sophie Wilson
Radio NZ Auckland producer visits the rehearsals of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Sacre: The Auckland Dance Project. [more]

14/10/2011: Euan Murdoch
Chief Executive of Chamber Music New Zealand launches 2012 season. [more]

14/10/2011: Denis Betro
UK based New Zealand composer talks about his life and works. [more]

14/10/2011: NZSO Brahmsissimo! Review
Peter Mechen reviews programme 1 and 2 of four-part Brahms festival in Wellington. [more]

17/10/2011: Grant Bartley
New Zealand Secondary Schools Choir accompanist performing in Christchurch and Ashburton this week. [more]

17/10/2011: Tony Lambert
Organiser of the Italian Film Festival taking place around the country at the moment. [more]

17/10/2011: NZSO Brahmissimo! Review
Peter Mechen reviews programmes 3 and 4 of 4 part Brahms festival in Wellington. [more]

18/10/2011: Susan King
Australian lutenist and guest of Lute Society of New Zealand's Lutefest 2011 taking place in Wellington during Labour Day Weekend. [more]

18/10/2011: David Griffiths and Timothy Young
Clarinettist and pianist from Ensemble Liaison chamber trio touring NZ with violinist Wilma Smith on behalf of Chamber music New Zealand. [more]

19/10/2011: Celia Stewart
Organiser of Christchurch Big Band Festival which takes place on Labour Day. [more]

19/10/2011: Abby Knudson-Hollebon
Dunedin based composer and Supreme Winner of the 2011 SGCNZ/Morrison Music Trust Shakespeare Composition Competition. [more]

19/10/2011: Mike Hudson
Playwright of '1000 Hills' based on story by Rwandan refugee Francois Byamana which is premiering in Auckland this week. [more]

20/10/2011: Jan Clarke
President and Deputy Conductor of Tauranga based Scholars Pro Music Chamber Choir performing at Tauranga Arts Festival this weekend. [more]

20/10/2011: Teddy Tahu Rhodes
NZ Bass-baritone performing in Auckland with NZSO and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as part of REAL NZ Festival. [more]

20/10/2011: Reuben Bradley
Jazz drummer and winner of NZ Jazz album of the year about to embark on Australasian tour. [more]

21/10/2011: John Klapproth
NZ based German author of "Beethoven's Only Beloved: Josephine". [more]

21/10/2011: Vincent O'Donnell
Vincent interviews NZ director and producer Tainui Stephens at the 2011 Melbourne International Arts Fair. [more]

21/10/2011: Susan Frykberg
Susan looks at electro-acoustic music that was influenced my non-western cultures. [more]

25/10/2011: Rachael Beesley
Australian violinist and concertmaster of Australian Brandenburg Orchestra performing with AK Barok in Auckland this week. [more]

25/10/2011: Katherine Austin
Adjudicator of Ronisch Auckland Secondary School's Piano Competition previews this year's event. [more]

25/10/2011: Jeff Driskill
US Jazz saxophonist performing with Rodger Fox's Wellington Jazz Orchestra in Wellington tonight. [more]

25/10/2011: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Review
Dean Sky-Lucas reviews last weekend's NZSO Auckland concert featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Teddy Tahu Rhodes. [more]

26/10/2011: Gary Harris
Former Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet presenting his final production with the company - Tchaikovsky's 'Sleeping Beauty'. [more]

26/10/2011: Ensemble Liaison Review
Anthony Ritchie reviews last night's Dunedin performance by touring Australian based chamber music ensemble. [more]

27/10/2011: Drew James
Artistic Director of WOMAD Taranaki launches next year's programme. [more]

27/10/2011: Awhina Tamarapa
Curator of Maori collection at Te Papa museum and editor of new book Whatu Kakuhu: Maori Cloaks. [more]

27/10/2011: Elizabeth Kerr
New Zealand String Quartet Manager and driving force behind London based festival "New Zealand at Kings Place". [more]

28/10/2011: Sir Donald McIntyre
Munich based NZ bass baritone plays tribute to friend and colleague Christopher Doig. [more]

28/10/2011: Aidan Lang and Therese Arseneau
NZ Opera General Executive and Chair of Arts Management Limited in Christchurch discuss the future of Southern Opera. [more]

28/10/2011: Eric Boeren
Dutch jazz cornet player touring the country with local ensemble Melancholy Babes. [more]

28/10/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Dianne James reviews last night's APO all-Mozart concert featuring pianist Michael Houstoun. [more]

31/10/2011: Stacey Alleaume
Winner of the 2011 NZ Aria Winner which took place in Rotorua last weekend. [more]

31/10/2011: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday's CSO concert featuring Australian pianist Piers Lane. [more]

31/10/2011: Royal NZ Ballet Review
Deirdre Tarrant reviews last Friday's opening night performance of "The Sleeping Beauty". [more]

31/10/2011: Alex Ellis
Auckland based NZ actor playing the title role in "Drowning in Veronica Lake". [more]

01/11/2011: AK Barok Review
Peter Hoar reviews last weekend's concert by Auckland-based early music ensemble. [more]

01/11/2011: Mari Morgan
Founder and Music Director of the North American Welsh Choir who are currently touring New Zealand. [more]

02/11/2011: Justine Cormack and Ashley Brown
NZ Trio Violinist and Cellist preview upcoming concerts and talk about recent overseas travels and cd recordings. [more]

02/11/2011: Rob Garrett
Curator of "NZ Sculpture OnShore's" interim year event taking place in Devonport this week. [more]

03/11/2011: Lissa Twomey
Artistic Director of the New Zealand International Arts Festival introduces the 2012 programme, taking place in Wellington from 24 February to 18 March. [more]

03/11/2011: Rolf Gjelsten
Cellist of the New Zealand String Quartet talks about their 2012 season, a complete Beethoven cycle for their 25th anniversary. [more]

03/11/2011: Gilbert Evans obituary
Marking the passing of the retired NZSO trumpet player. [more]

03/11/2011: Owen Clarke and Dave Kempton
Conductor and trumpeter from the Central Band of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, on this Sunday's Wellington concert called Air Force Proms. [more]

04/11/2011: Rick Elice
American author and co-writer of Broadway hit 'Jersey Boys' which shows in Auckland next year. [more]

04/11/2011: Frank Strobel
German conductor working with NZSO for live screening of 1927 German film Metropolis. [more]

06/11/2011: NZSO Metropolis Review
Thomas Goss reviews last Saturday night's NZSO live film score performance to 1927 German classic. [more]

07/11/2011: Celia Harrison and Emily Priest
Organiser and participating artist in Ponsonby-based illuminated art event ART IN THE DARK. [more]

07/11/2011: Moira Sinclair
Melbourne correspondent Vincent O'Donnell speaks to the Arts Council of England's Executive Director for London ahead of the 2012 Olympics. [more]

07/11/2011: Merran Cooke
Organiser of "Counsel in Concert" fundraising event featuring choir and orchestra made up of Wellington-based lawyers and legal professionals. [more]

08/11/2011: Dudley Benson
Dunedin-based Ngati Pakeha songwriter and composer releasing double live album next week 'Live Series: Volume One'. [more]

08/11/2011: Ariana Tikao and Christine White
Kirsten Johnstone speaks to Ng?i Tahu songwriters about their 'Voices Of Our Ancestors' tour on behalf of Arts On Tour NZ. [more]

08/11/2011: Resound 4: Robert Burch
Kenneth Young previews NZ composer Robert Burch's 'Concertino for horn, piano and strings'. [more]

09/11/2011: Santiago Canon Valencia and Rupert D'Cruze
Cello soloist and conductor for Trust Waikato Chamber Orchestra's upcoming Rotorua concert. [more]

09/11/2011: Stephan Prock
NZSM Senior Lecturer in Composition talks about upcoming StarJam concerts and future releases of his own. [more]

10/11/2011: Alina Ibragimova
London based Russian violin soloist for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Russian Fire concert tonight. [more]

10/11/2011: Indra Hughes and Ben Hoadley
Music Director of Auckland's Musica Sacra Choir is joined by NZ dulcian player for concert of Renaissance music this weekend. [more]

11/11/2011: Chris Bruerton
New Zealand baritone and the newest member of the renowned British vocal sextet The King's Singers. [more]

11/11/2011: Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra review
Peter Hoar on last night's APO concert of Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky and Shostakovich featuring violinist Alina Ibragimova. [more]

14/11/2011: Lina Limosani
Australian Choreographer working with students from the New Zealand School of Dance for their graduation season this week. [more]

14/11/2011: Marques Toliver
New York correspondent Kate Orgias speaks to London based US violinist and singer while on tour with New Zealanders Liam Finn and Jol Mulholland. [more]

14/11/2011: David Colquhoun
Author of 'Wellingtonians: From the Turnbull Collections' - a new book of historic articles from the early days of Wellington. [more]

15/11/2011: Anne Sofie von Otter
Swedish mezzo soprano performing a song recital in Auckland tomorrow night and with the Vector Wellington Orchestra on Friday. [more]

15/11/2011: Margot Hannigan
Author of "Living the Music: Nelson's Own Symphony 1966-2010" and violinist in the Nelson Symphony Orchestra. [more]

16/11/2011: Matthew Marshall
Guitarist and organiser of the New Zealand Classical Guitar Composition Competition, playing finalists' works in Wellington tomorrow night. [more]

16/11/2011: Bengt Forsberg
Swedish pianist and recital partner of singer Anne Sofie von Otter, performing in Auckland tonight and in Wellington on Friday. [more]

16/11/2011: Samuel Holloway and Eve de Castro-Robinson
Director of 175 East and composers featured in Friday night's concert at the Kenneth Myers Centre in Auckland. [more]

17/11/2011: Karen Grylls and Rowan Johnston
Music Director and long-time member of Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir who begin a tour of the country this week. [more]

17/11/2011: NZSO 'Strings Possessed' Review
Michael Joel reviews last night's NZSO Soloists concert featuring Russian violinist Ilya Kaler and NZSO principal bassist Hiroshi Ikematsu. [more]

18/11/2011: Roderick Lakem and Robert Plane
Royal Overseas League Director of Arts and clarinettist from previous ROSL winning trio talk about next week's contest. [more]

18/11/2011: Richard Apperley
New Music Director of Wellington's Cantoris Chamber Choir performing three concerts of Tchaikovsky's 'Liturgy of St John'. [more]

18/11/2011: Anne Sophie Von Otter Review
Dean Sky Lucas reviews last night's Auckland solo recital by Swedish Mezzo Soprano. [more]

21/11/2011: Norman Meehan, Bill Manhire and Hannah Griffin
Composer/arranger and vocalist from latest Norman Meehan CD 'Making Baby Float'. [more]

21/11/2011: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Friday nights VWO concert featuring Swedish Mezzo Soprano Anne Sophie Von Otter. [more]

21/11/2011: Paul Rickard-Ford and Natalia Sheludiakova
Piano tutors from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music performing at the New Zealand School of Music tomorrow night. [more]

22/11/2011: Michel Tuffery
Wellington based artist speaks about 'Siamani Samoa' exhibition at Pataka Gallery in Porirua and upcoming installation at Te Papa Museum for 2012 NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

22/11/2011: 175 East Review
Keith Clancy reviews last Friday night's concert featuring works by Chris Watson, Michael Williams, Chris Cree Brown, Dylan Lardelli, Samuel Holloway, Ross Harris and Eve de Castro Robinson. [more]

22/11/2011: John Thomson
Violin soloist for The Nelson Symphony Orchestra's concert this Saturday featuring 'The Lark Ascending' by Vaughn Williams. [more]

23/11/2011: Inbal Megiddo
NZSM cello tutor performing two concerts this week as part of the school's month-long chamber music intensive. [more]

23/11/2011: Voices New Zealand Review
Rachel Hyde reviews last Saturday's tour opening performance by top NZ choir. [more]

23/11/2011: Alan and Natalie Slade
Owners and managers of Christchurch's "Octagon Live" venue who are in the process of restoring The Trinity Congregational Church building on the corner of Worchester and Manchester Street. [more]

23/11/2011: Somi Kim
Member of the Auckland-based Estrella Quartet who won this year's Pettman/ROSL International Chamber Music Scholarship. [more]

24/11/2011: Dr Philip Norman
Author/editor of 'John Ritchie at Ninety - A Festschrift' celebrating the life of the Christchurch-based composer. [more]

24/11/2011: Susan Frykberg
Susan looks at the electro-acoustic works of Ian Whalley, Richard Scott, Manuella Blackburn and Strange Rainbow. [more]

24/11/2011: Cedric Tiberghien
French pianist performing Brahms' Piano Concerto No 2 with the Auckland Philharmonia orchestra this evening. [more]

25/11/2011: Simon Bowden
Executive Director of The Arts Foundation on the new Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards taking place next week. [more]

25/11/2011: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Rae de Lisle reviews last night's APO concert featuring French pianist Cedric Tiberghien. [more]

25/11/2011: Justin Hayward, John Lodge and Graeme Edge
Original members of the Moody Blues - on their world tour, playing shows in Wellington and Auckland. [more]

28/11/2011: Gretchen la Roche
Co-Director of the Gisborne International Music Competition that started yesterday. [more]

28/11/2011: Amelia Nurse Street Musicians #1
Radio New Zealand producer Amelia Nurse interviews street musician Zane Lazos who was busking on Wellington's Cuba St. [more]

29/11/2011: Helen Medlyn
NZ singer performing with and hosting the NZSO Christmas pops tour which begins this week. [more]

29/11/2011: Brent Stewart
Music Director of the Hutt Valley Orchestra who are performing at St James Church in Woburn this weekend. [more]

30/11/2011: Natalia Mann
Istanbul-based harpist on the release of her first cd 'pacif.ist' and her current NZ tour with singer/songwriter Bic Runga. [more]

30/11/2011: Kate Montgomery
Curator of 'PROSPECT: New Zealand Art Show' currently exhibiting at the Wellington City Gallery. [more]

01/12/2011: Cathy Martin
From Trinity College London describes how the classical music institution is opening its syllabus up to rock and pop performers. [more]

01/12/2011: Dugal McKinnon
Dugal talks about his electroacoustic band Arcades and their album under the Rattle label - it's called Who's Most Lost? [more]

02/12/2011: Adam Chalabi
Melbourne-based British violinist and educator in NZ as co-adjudicator of the Gisborne International Music Competition. [more]

02/12/2011: Mark Walton
Australian clarinettist and composer presenting a fund raising concert for the Christchurch School of Music Support Trust at St Augustine's Church in Christchurch this weekend. [more]

02/12/2011: Jordi Lane
Australian folk singer and songwriter speaks to Music 101 presenter Kirsten Johnstone during his NZ tour. [more]

05/12/2011: Santiago Canon Valencia
Tim Dodd interviews the winner of the 2011 Gisborne International Music Competition. [more]

05/12/2011: Vincent Ward
NZ Film Maker and Artist on the opening of his exhibition at New Plymouth's Govett Brewster Art Gallery this weekend. [more]

05/12/2011: Christchurch City Choir Review
Tony Ryan review's last Saturday's performance of Handel's The Messiah. [more]

05/12/2011: Jacqui Coates
Director of upcoming Nota Bene Choir's performance of Benjamin Britten's 'St Nicolas' at Wellington's Cathedral of the Sacred Heart this weekend. [more]

06/12/2011: Eli Kent
NZ playwright and recipient of Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award. [more]

06/12/2011: Susan de Jong
Susan looks at various jazz vocalists who specialise in scatting. [more]

06/12/2011: Megan Spragg
Project manager of the National Concerto Competition which begins in Christchurch this week. [more]

07/12/2011: Dr George Parker
University of Canterbury lecturer and member of 'Free Theatre Christchurch' who are presenting 'Passion, Pulse and Power' this week. [more]

07/12/2011: Peter Mechen
Peter looks at works that feature highly in Radio NZ Concert's New Year's Day countdown: Settling the Score. [more]

07/12/2011: Lyndon Terracini
Artistic Director of Opera Australia previews upcoming events and discusses issues surrounding opera programming. [more]

08/12/2011: Brian Kay
British conductor leading Auckland Choral in two concerts of Handel's The Messiah this weekend. [more]

08/12/2011: Graham Reid
Graham looks at artists who recorded at FAME studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. [more]

08/12/2011: Régine Chopinot
French contemporary dancer and choreographer working with local dancers and musicians in Wellington this month. [more]

08/12/2011: Amelia Nurse - Street Musicians 2
Amelia speaks to piper Neil Marriot who was busking on Wellington's waterfront. [more]

09/12/2011: Jian Lui and Sarita Kwok
NZSM Head of Piano and Yale University Violin tutor performing at Victoria University's Hunter Council Chamber this evening. [more]

09/12/2011: Dugal McKinnon
Dugal looks at electro-acoustic music inspired by lakes and waterways. [more]

09/12/2011: Karlo Margetic and Olga Gryniewicz
Composer/organiser and soprano soloist for SMP Ensemble's concert this Sunday raising money for the Refugee Family Reunification Trust. [more]

12/12/2011: Anna Leese
London-based NZ Soprano performing Handel's Messiah with City of Dunedin Choir and Southern Sinfonia tomorrow. [more]

12/12/2011: Graeme Downes
Dunedin-based composer and musician and co-editor of new book 'Dunedin Soundings: Place and Performance'. [more]

12/12/2011: Peter Walls
Outgoing CEO of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presenting 'Close Encounters' - of the symphonic Kind. [more]

13/12/2011: Leon Narby
NZ Film Maker of recently rediscovered film 'Illustrious Energy' being showed at the opening of Monterey Cinema's in Howick this week. [more]

13/12/2011: Tudor Consort and Nota Bene Chamber Choir Review
Peter Mechen reviews last weekend's 'Britten Christmas' mini-festival in Wellington. [more]

14/12/2011: Jenny Wollerman
NZ Soprano speaks about recent recordings of works by Ross Harris and Anthony Ritchie which will be released on Radio NZ Concert website this month. [more]

14/12/2011: William Green
William explores musical works which were inspired by Antarctica to mark the 100th Anniversary of Roald Amundsen reaching the South Pole. [more]

14/12/2011: Kelly Rogers
Owner of recently refurbished Monterey cinema in Howick which opens tomorrow. [more]

14/12/2011: Amelia Nurse - Street Musicians 3
Amelia speaks to the Strada Trio who were busking at Wellington's Bucket Fountain. [more]

15/12/2011: Shelagh Magadza
New Director of the NZ International Arts Festival who will take up position in 2013. [more]

15/12/2011: Renee Fleming
American opera star featuring in Metropolitan Opera's production of Handel's 'Rodelinda' that will be broadcast on RNZ Concert in January, and broadcast in cinemas across NZ in high definition. [more]

15/12/2011: Steve Thomas
Director of Christchurch based 'Arts On Tour' unveils 2012 season. [more]

16/12/2011: Peter de Blois
Peter talks us through 'Nine Lessons and Carols' which traditionally takes place on the Sunday before Christmas. [more]

16/12/2011: Ron Hanson
Editor of White Fungus magazine on his life in Taiwan and recent magazine launch in New York. [more]

16/12/2011: Tanya Tintner
Chris Whitta speaks to the wife of late composer Georg Tintner, and author of recently published 'Out of Time: the Vexed Life of Georg Tintner' [more]

19/12/2011: Heather Galbraith
Recently announced Deputy Commissioner of New Zealand's pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale. [more]

19/12/2011: Claire Adams
Recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Dunedin Theatre at the recent Dunedin Theatre Awards. [more]

19/12/2011: Christopher Marshall
Christchurch-based philanthropist and organiser of 'Christopher's Classics' chamber music series previews 2012 season. [more]

20/12/2011: Margaret Medlyn
NZ mezzo soprano and tutor at next month's NZ Opera School taking place in Wanganui. [more]

20/12/2011: Erez Sussman
Canadian guitarist touring NZ and performing at Happy in Wellington tomorrow (Wednesday) night - mightycedar.blogspot.com [more]

20/12/2011: Cathie Harrop and George Henare
Organiser and actor in 'A Partridge in a Pear Tree' Victorian Christmas being held at Alberton in Mt Albert from tonight onwards. [more]

21/12/2011: Gary Daverne
Auckland based conductor and composer on the release of two cds 'Gypsy Girl' and 'Tales of Panapa'. [more]

21/12/2011: Andrew Uren
Auckland based bass clarinettist on the release of his latest cd 'Steep Steps'. [more]

22/12/2011: Gretchen La Roche
Artistic Planning Manager of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra talks us through 2012 season. [more]

22/12/2011: Ben Parry
British conductor and Director of the Junior Royal Academy of Music in London and featured guest of next month's Akaroa Festival. [more]

22/12/2011: Reuben Friend
Curator at Wellington City Gallery talks about 'Walking With Taniwha' exhibition by artist Israel Tongaroa Birch. [more]

22/12/2011: Opera Beer Competition
At Brewery Ommegang in upstate New York, Robbie Ellis talks to Jason Parrish and Morgan Micucci who are working with the Glimmerglass Festival to design an operatically inspired beer. [more]

23/01/2012: Jo Blair
Co-Director of World Buskers Festival which is taking place in Christchurch. [more]

23/01/2012: Deirdre Tarrant and Ross McCormack
Director of Footnote Dance and NZ choreographer talk about 'Choreolab 2012' which is taking place in Wellington at the moment. [more]

23/01/2012: Dame Rosanne Meo
Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra Chairperson recently honoured as Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. [more]

24/01/2012: Mike Moroney
Member of Dunedin based folk group 'The Chaps'. [more]

24/01/2012: Sam Hamilton and Nisha Madhan
Composer and co-producer of 'Bathing With Elephants' multidisciplinary performance presented in Auckland by Vitamin S and Co-Lab. [more]

25/01/2012: John Wells
Organist and composer announces new initiatives involving the Auckland Town Hall Organ. [more]

25/01/2012: Chris Cree Brown
Composer and associate professor at Canterbury University's School of Music. [more]

26/01/2012: Klaus Heymann
Founder and CEO of Naxos music lable celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year. [more]

26/01/2012: Douglas Beilman
Violinist from the New Zealand String Quartet who are holding workshops and master classes at next week's Adam Summer School in Nelson. [more]

27/01/2012: Ray Ahipene-Mercer
Wellington City Councillor leading the Arts and Culture team talks about arts funding issues in the capital for 2012. [more]

27/01/2012: Tamara Smith and Doug Brush
Members of Christchurch based world music jazz group 'Mundi' who are touring NZ on behalf of Arts On Tour. [more]

30/01/2012: Esencia del Flamenco
Jill Tanner Lloyd, Cristina Lopez Gomez and Paul Bosauder Leader of Wellington's Desde Sevilla Flamenco Dance Company and Barcelona-based singer and guitarist presenting Esencia del Flamenco this week. [more]

31/01/2012: Bryony Williams and Stephen Diaz
Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artists performing in Days Bay Opera production of Handel's 'Alcina'. [more]

31/01/2012: Rawiri Paratene
NZ actor appearing in three separate productions at NZ International Arts Festival and The Maori Troilus and Cressida, opening this year's Globe to Globe festival in London. [more]

01/02/2012: John Chen and Perry So
NZ Pianist and Hong Kong-born Conductor working with the NSZO for tonight's Chinese New Year Concert. [more]

01/02/2012: Eli Kent and Leon Wadham
NZ playwright and actor - co-creators of 'Tom Keeper Passes' being premiered by Long Cloud Youth Theatre this Friday at Te Whaea Theatre in Wellington. [more]

02/02/2012: Ben Makisi and Helen Medlyn
NZ tenor and mezzo soprano performing with Wellington Orchestra for upcoming concert at Government House. [more]

02/02/2012: NZSO Chinese New Year Review
Peter Mechen reviews last night NZSO concert featuring NZ pianist John Chen and Hong Kong born conductor Perry So. [more]

02/02/2012: Julian Lloyd Webber
British cellist on the release of his latest cd 'Evening Songs' featuring the works of Delius and Ireland. [more]

03/02/2012: Pepe Becker and Jonathan le Cocq
Music Director of Baroque Voices and historical performance expert and lutenist presenting 'The Full Monte' concert of Monteverdi madrigals in Christchurch. [more]

03/02/2012: William Green
William looks at Masters of the Queens Music throughout the reigh of Elizabeth II. [more]

03/02/2012: Short and Sweet Dance Festival
A Chreographer, a Producer, and a Dancer participating in the Auckland based 'Short and Sweet Dance Festival'. [more]

07/02/2012: Emma Giesen and Hannah Clarke
Manager and Artist Liason officer of Wellington Fringe Festival preview this year's event. [more]

07/02/2012: Opeloge Ah Sam
Samoan NZ composer and musician who recently took up role of lecturer, mentor and Pasifika Music Co-Ordinator at New Zealand School of Music. [more]

07/02/2012: Doug Munro
Son of recently deceased NZ opera great Donald Munro talks about his father's life and work. [more]

08/02/2012: Jan Bolwell and John Smythe
Writer/Choreographer and Actor performing in Wellington Fringe Festival production of DANCING IN THE WAKE: The story of Lucia Joyce. [more]

08/02/2012: Gemma New: Postcard Home
Chris Gendall speaks to NZ conductor who was recently appointed Assistant Conductor of New Jersey Philharmonic after completing studies at Peabody institute in Baltimore, US. [more]

08/02/2012: Dennis O'Neill
Welsh tenor who will adjudicate this year's Lexus Song Quest. [more]

09/02/2012: Adan Tijerina
Recently appointed Manager of Wellington Orchestra on his music and the future of the orchestra [more]

09/02/2012: Derek Doddington
Founding director of Christchurch-based Top Dog Theatre Company presenting Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. [more]

10/02/2012: Jonathan Council
American actor playing the role of Black Minstrel Irving Sayles in NZ playwright Arthur Meek's latest work. [more]

10/02/2012: Thomas Goss
Thomas reviews the musical and cinematic aspects of Michel Hazanavicius' award-winning silent film 'The Artist'. [more]

10/02/2012: Philip Rhodes
NZ Baritone singing the lead role in Jenny McLeod's upcoming NZ Opera production of 'Hohepa'. [more]

13/02/2012: Paul Kieve
British illusionist collaborating with director Nina Nawalowalo on the New Zealand International Arts Festival production of 'Masi'. [more]

13/02/2012: Fiona Pears and Ian Tilley
Christchurch based violinist and her husband/producer on the release of her 5th cd 'Feeling'. [more]

13/02/2012: Kirsten Marcon
Director of soon to be released NZ film 'The Most Fun You Can Have Dying'. [more]

14/02/2012: Stephen Bain
Artistic Director of Auckland's New Performance Festival which starts 17 February. [more]

14/02/2012: Ruth Armishaw and Paul Jenden
Composer/Singer and Lyricist presenting 'Have Voice, Will Sing' at Wellington Fringe Festival this week. [more]

15/02/2012: Clare Teale
British jazz singer and BBC2 presenter talks about her work and music. [more]

15/02/2012: Xiao Ma
Chinese counter tenor touring NZ on behalf of Victoria University Wellington's Confucius Institute - translated by Dr Luo Hui. [more]

15/02/2012: Tao Wells
Wellington based performance artist and director on his latest work 'The Risk of Listening' being presented at Auckland's New Performance Festival. [more]

16/02/2012: Laurie and Alwyn Lewis
Jazz musician/arranger and poet who created choral setting of Mike Nock's 'Land of the Long White' - to be premiered by Orpheus Choir at Wellington Fringe Festival. [more]

16/02/2012: Larry Keigwin
New York Choreographer working with RNZ Ballet for 'NYC - Three Short Ballets from the Big Apple'. [more]

17/02/2012: Elena Kats-Chernin
Australian composer featuring the The King's Singers' upcoming Auckland performance. [more]

17/02/2012: Tecwyn Evans and Anthony Ritchie
NZ conductor back in the country to work with NZSO National Youth Orchestra. Also joined by NZ composer whose latest cd 'A Bugle Will Do' was recorded by Tecwyn and the NZSO. [more]

20/02/2012: Natalie Medlock and Dan Musgrove
Auckland based Writers and Directors of NZ International Arts Festival production of Frequently Asked Questions starring Michael Hurst. [more]

20/02/2012: Sarah Knox
Dancer, choreographer and member of recently formed Wellington Freeelance Dancers collective who are performing 'Yes. No. Maybe?' at the Wellington Fringe Festival this week. [more]

20/02/2012: NZSO National Youth Orchestra Review
Rachel Hyde reviews last Friday's Wellington concert featuring Waikato-based Columbian cellist Santiago Canon Valencia. [more]

21/02/2012: Chris Bruerton and David Hurley
Members of UK-based King's Singers vocal ensemble who are performing in Auckland and Hamilton this week. [more]

21/02/2012: Daniel Sumegi
Australian baritone performing in NZSO's NZ International Arts Festival production of Stravinsky's 'Oedipus Rex'. [more]

21/02/2012: Bert van Dijk
Wellington-based theatre educator and academic presenting 'Presence, Voice and Theatre' workshop at Auckland's New Performance Festival this week. [more]

22/02/2012: Martin Snell
NZ Bass performing Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex with the NZSO, and the NZ Opera premiere of Jenny McLeod's Hohepa - both as part of NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

22/02/2012: Alexander Gavrylyuk
Ukrainian pianist performing with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. [more]

23/02/2012: Joana Carniero
US-based Portuguese conductor working with the NZSO and NZ Opera in NZ international Arts Festival production of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex and Symphony of Psalms. [more]

23/02/2012: Gary Henderson
NZ Playwright presenting 'Peninsula' at Circa Theatre for the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

24/02/2012: Stefan Cassomenos
Melbourne based pianist performing with the Waitakere Orchestra this weekend after giving master classes around NZ. [more]

24/02/2012: Avi Shoshani
Israel Philharmonic Secretary General in the country for New Zealand Orchestral Sector review by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage. [more]

24/02/2012: Emily Smith and Jamie McClennan
Scottish Folk Singer and NZ Fiddler and Guitarist touring the country this month. [more]

24/02/2012: Emma Rice
Artistic Director of UK based Kneehigh Theatre company presenting The Wild Bride at the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

27/02/2012: Robin Kelly and Tyran Parke
Musical Director and actor in 'The Last Five Years' opening at Herald Theatre 1st of March. [more]

27/02/2012: Peter Mechen
Review of the New Zealand String Quartet's Beethoven concerts. [more]

27/02/2012: Rachel Hyde
Review of the New Zealand International Festival Stravinsky concert [more]

28/02/2012: Antonio Anselmi
I Musici violinist previews their New Zealand tour starting tonight. [more]

28/02/2012: John Psathas
New Zealand Composer talks about his recent Booktrack for Salman Rushdie's In the South. [more]

29/02/2012: Nicolas Aldstaedt
German cellist performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

29/02/2012: Gunnar Cauthery
Actor with the Propellor Theatre Company, starring in productions of Henry V and The Winter's Tale. [more]

29/02/2012: Sarah Reese
Director of the French Film Festival, opening in Christchurch tonight. [more]

01/03/2012: Hone Kouka
Writer of the new play Tu, based on a book by Patricia Grace. [more]

01/03/2012: Tony Ryan
Review of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's 2012 Season Opener. [more]

01/03/2012: Reuben Bonner and Sam Handley
Musicians from An Emerald City preview their New Zealand tour. [more]

01/03/2012: David Squire
Review of The King's Singers' Auckland concert last week. [more]

02/03/2012: Johnny Clegg
South African musician, playing the Auckland Town Hall next Wednesday. [more]

02/03/2012: Jonathan Hendry
Review of Festival shows 'The Wild Bride', 'Henry V', and 'The Winter's Tale'. [more]

02/03/2012: Celeste Oram
Composer who's written music for Auckland's Shakespeare under the Stars performance. [more]

05/03/2012: Kim Scott
Australian author featured at the International Arts Festival's 'Writers and Readers' week. [more]

05/03/2012: Rachel Hyde
Review of The Sixteen's New Zealand concerts. [more]

05/03/2012: Deirdre Tarrant
First review of the dance component of the International Festival. [more]

05/03/2012: Jonathan Hendry
Second review of the International Festival theatre productions. [more]

06/03/2012: Nicky Spence
Scottish tenor playing the role of Thomas Mason in NZ Opera's upcoming premiere of Jenny McLeod's 'Hohepa'. [more]

06/03/2012: Musici Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's Auckland concert by Italian baroque superstars. [more]

06/03/2012: Kimmo Pohjonen Review
Megan Collins reviews NZ International Arts Festival performance by Finnish experimental accordionist. [more]

06/03/2012: Roger Lloyd
Manager of Classical Expressions previews the 2012 season of works taking place at Expressions Arts Centre in Upper Hutt. [more]

07/03/2012: Deborah Voigt
American Wagnerian Soprano who is performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra later this year. [more]

07/03/2012: NZSQ & Jonathan Lemalu Review
Peter Mechen reviews last weekend's NZ Arts Festival performance by NZSQ and NZ Baritone Jonathan Lemalu. [more]

07/03/2012: Vicki Gordon and Merenia
Producer/director and performer in NZ International Arts Festival production of Walk a Mile in My Shoes by Barefoot Divas. [more]

08/03/2012: Jonathan Besser, Ross Harris and Chris Prosser
Members of 'Kugeltov' klezmer band presenting 'New Klezeland' at the NZ International Arts Festival in Wellington. [more]

08/03/2012: Vincent O'Donnell - Melbourne Correspondent
Vincent visits 'Joyaviva' exhibition at RMIT Gallery and speaks to curator Kevin Murray and participating New Zealand artists Gina Ropiha and Jacquie Chan. [more]

08/03/2012: Julie Hill
NZ Film Maker on the release of her latest work 'Broke But Sexy' that looks at the lives of 10 NZ artists living and working in Berlin. [more]

09/03/2012: Tom Norris and Andrew Joyce
Violinist and cellist from the Puertas Quartet who are touring NZ this month on behalf of Chamber music NZ. [more]

09/03/2012: Political Mother Review
Deirdre Tarrant reviews the NZ International Arts Festival production by Israeli-born UK-based choreographer Hofesh Schechter. [more]

09/03/2012: Joseph Harrop
Programme Director of Otara-based 'Sistema Aotearoa' - staging a fundraising concert at Government House in Auckland tomorrow. [more]

09/03/2012: Philippa Harris
General Manager of Dunedin's Southern Sinfonia previews the 2012 season. [more]

12/03/2012: Paul Smith
Director of the Dunedin Fringe Festival which opens this Thursday. [more]

12/03/2012: Sharon Shannon
Irish accordion virtuoso performing at the NZ International Arts Festival with the Sharon Shannon Big Band. [more]

12/03/2012: .Alison MacKay
Double bass player from Canadian early music group Tafelmusik who are performing at the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

12/03/2012: Maori Troilus and Cressida Review
Jonathan Hendry reviews NZ International Arts Festival production of Te Reo version of Shakespeare play. [more]

13/03/2012: Anne Noble
NZ Photographer and Arts Foundation Laureate presenting exhibition of Antarctic images at Wellington City Gallery. [more]

13/03/2012: Gina Sanders
New Zealand soprano performing at the inaugural concert of the NZ pops Orchestra in Auckland this weekend. [more]

14/03/2012: Jonathan Lemalu
NZ bass-baritone performing in NZ Opera production of Jenny McLeod's 'Hohepa' as part of NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

14/03/2012: Eli Joseph and Hans Landon-Lane
Writers and actors of Zombie/Burlesque review 'Zomburlesque - performing at the Dunedin Fringe Festival this week. [more]

14/03/2012: Shivkumar Sharma
Indian classical musician and world-leading santoor player performing at NZ International Arts Festival as well as WOMAD Taranaki. [more]

15/03/2012: Per Arne Glorvigen
Norwegian bandeloneon player performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

15/03/2012: Baaba Maal
Senegalese singer and guitarist headlining WOMAD Taranaki festival this weekend. [more]

16/03/2012: Rae DeLisle
New Zealand pianist and teacher, recently appointed to the judge's panel at the Dublin Competition. [more]

16/03/2012: Rachel Hyde and Paul Diamond
Review of last night's premiere of Jenny McLeod's opera 'Hohepa' [more]

19/03/2012: Ian Hughes
Playwright and actor in Ship Songs opening at Q Theatre in Auckland this week. [more]

19/03/2012: Tafelmusik Review
Pepe Becker reviews NZ International Arts Festival production of 'The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres'. [more]

19/03/2012: In Search of Haydn - Film Review
Thomas Goss reviews recently released film by British director Phil Grabsky. [more]

19/03/2012: Denis Pean
Frontman of French world-music group Lo'Jo who performed at WOMAD over weekend. [more]

20/03/2012: Peter H Bloom
American flutist touring NZ with US pianist Mary Jane Rupert, giving performances and masterclass at the NZSM tonight. [more]

20/03/2012: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
Tony Ryan reviews last Saturday's CSO concert featuring Wellington-based British violinist Martin Riseley. [more]

20/03/2012: NZTrio Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last Saturday's NZ International Arts Festival performance by Auckland-based ensemble. [more]

21/03/2012: Claire O'Neill
NZ Choreographer presenting her new work 'Southern X' as part of Footnote Dance Company's Made in NZ tour, opening in Dunedin tomorrow night. [more]

21/03/2012: Ans Westra and David Alsop
Dutch-born NZ photographer joins founder of the 'Suite' Gallery in Wellington where The Westra Gallery will open tonight. [more]

22/03/2012: Vesa-Matti Leppanen
Concertmaster of the NZSO presenting 'The Carmen Suite' national tour with the NZSO Soloists. [more]

22/03/2012: Kim Paton
Auckland-based curator of 'Autumn: call and response' taking place at The Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum, near Hamilton. [more]

23/03/2012: Michael Joel
NZ conductor previews this weekend's Manawatu Sinfonia concert and talks about his recent appointment as music director of St Matthews Chamber Orchestra in Auckland. [more]

23/03/2012: Hamish McKeich and Diedre Irons
Conductor and piano soloist for the Southern Sinfonia's concert in Dunedin this weekend. [more]

26/03/2012: Timothy Deighton
NZ violist and Professor of Viola at Penn State University in the US, giving master classes and performances at NZ School of Music. [more]

26/03/2012: Meredith Braun
UK based NZ singer and actor on the release of her latest cd of musical theatre works 'Someone Else's Story'. [more]

26/03/2012: NZSO Soloists Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Saturday night's concert featuring Bizet's Carmen Suite. [more]

27/03/2012: Anne O'Brien
Artistic Director of the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival previews this year's event. [more]

27/03/2012: Frances Moore
NZ soprano studying Opera Directing at New York University speaks to Upbeat producer Jeremy Brick. [more]

27/03/2012: Catherine Bowie and Pierre-Andre Valade
APO principal flutist and French conductor working together for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'French Impressions' concert this week. [more]

28/03/2012: Gray Bartlett
New Zealand musician, concert promoter and talent coach performing tonight with soprano Toni Gibson at Expressions in Upper Hutt. [more]

28/03/2012: Tanea Heke
Project Manager of NZ contingent at the Frankfurt Book Fair reports from Germany on how things are shaping up. [more]

28/03/2012: Peter Dykes
NZSO associate principal oboist performing Ludwig August Lebrun's Oboe Concerto No.1 with the Wellington Chamber Orchestra this weekend. [more]

29/03/2012: Michael Stewart
Music Director of Wellington's Tudor Consort choir presenting Heinrich Schutz' St Matthew Passion. [more]

29/03/2012: Michael Hohnen
Bass player and manager for Aboriginal singer Gurrumul speaking at this year's WOMAD festival. [more]

30/03/2012: Kevin Field
Auckland based jazz pianist and composer on the recent release of his album 'Fields of Vision'. [more]

30/03/2012: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Professor Uwe Grodd reviews the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's concert featuring principal flutist Catherine Bowie. [more]

30/03/2012: Nicola Holt (nee Edgecombe)
NZ soprano performing Bach's St Matthew Passion with Auckland's Bach Musica Chorus and Orchestra. [more]

02/04/2012: Gordon Hunt
Oboe soloist featuring in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Sanctuary Series APO Sanctuary Series tonight. [more]

02/04/2012: Le Trio Joubran
Palestinian group who performed at this year's WOMAD festival in New Plymouth. [more]

02/04/2012: Kurt Elling
Grammy Award winning New York jazz singer touring NZ with Rodger Fox's Wellington Jazz Orchestra. [more]

03/04/2012: Bill Gosden
Director of The World Cinema Showcase taking place around the country at the moment. [more]

03/04/2012: Ken Young
NZ composer and conductor previews upcoming events including a concert by the NZSM Orchestra this evening. [more]

03/04/2012: Don Whelan
Music Director of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Choir in Christchurch presenting Bach's St John Passion this Friday. [more]

04/04/2012: Brother Number 1
Nick Atkinson speaks to music consultant Jack Body and film score composers Tom Fox and Marshall Smith about the music to acclaimed Annie Goldson documentary Brother Number One. [more]

04/04/2012: Geraldine Brophy and Jane Keller
Writer and performers of new show 'Floral Notes' currently running at Circa Theatre in Wellington. [more]

04/04/2012: Robert Howell
Handel Consort and Quire music director presenting 'Music for Passiontide' at Pitt St Methodist Church in Auckland this Saturday. [more]

04/04/2012: John Quigley
Director of Waiheke International Jazz Festival previews this weekend's event. [more]

05/04/2012: Darija Andzakovic
Auckland-based Viennese bass specialist presenting 'Chamber Music: Sperger Sonatas' at Auckland Art Gallery this weekend. [more]

05/04/2012: Patti Austin
American jazz singer headlining this weekend's National Jazz Festival in Tauranga. [more]

05/04/2012: Joshua Hopton Stewart and Annabel Harris
Composer and actor in new musical 'Society Slump Superstars' premiering at BATS Theatre in Wellington next week. [more]

10/04/2012: Andrew Withington
Musical Director of the New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir previews their concert on Saturday. [more]

10/04/2012: Thomas Goss
ew of the film 'Anda Union: from the Steppes to the City', currently playing at the World Cinema Showcase. [more]

10/04/2012: Michael Houstoun
Pianist performing Bach and Jenny McLeod in Christchurch's 'Christopher's Classics' series tonight. [more]

11/04/2012: Thomas Heywood
Australian organist touring NZ and performing at the Australian and NZ College of organists launch and inaugural fundraising concert. [more]

11/04/2012: Michael Houstoun Review
Tony Ryan reviews last night's Christchurch concert by NZ pianist. [more]

11/04/2012: Fabrice Ballon
French conductor working with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

12/04/2012: Klaus Doldinger
German jazz musician and film score composer giving workshops on behalf of NZ World Cinema Showcase and performing all around the country. [more]

12/04/2012: Sasha Cooke
American mezzo-soprano touring the copuntry with the NZSO for their Firebird and La Mer series'. [more]

12/04/2012: Big Daddy Wilson
German-based US blues singer and songwriter touring NZ this month. [more]

13/04/2012: John Rosser
Music Director of Auckland's Viva Voce Choir previews upcoming concert to celebrate Peter Godfrey's 90th birthday. [more]

13/04/2012: Dr Erin Helyard
NZSM period performance lecturer and early keyboard expert giving concert of CPE Bach and JS Bach at Wellington's Ilott Theatre tonight. [more]

16/04/2012: Simeon Broom and Rachel Church
Violinist and Pianist from the UK-based Akoka Quartet who are touring the country on behalf of Chamber Music NZ. [more]

16/04/2012: James Gardner
Co-organiser of NZ Music Festival taking place at the California institute of the Arts in Los Angeles. [more]

16/04/2012: Rochelle Bright and Kitan Petkovski
General Manager and Producer from Auckland's Massive Company celebrating 21 years of theatre with 'The Brave'. [more]

17/04/2012: Michael Norris
Co-Artistic director and founder of Stroma new music ensemble unveils the 2012 season and previews this Thursday's concerts. [more]

17/04/2012: Nicola Melville
US-based Wellington-born pianist and Associate Professor of Music at Carleton College, Minnesota performing a concert at St Andrews on the Terrace tomorrow. [more]

18/04/2012: Jan Bieringa
New Zealand film-maker talks about her documentary 'Te Hono ki Aotearoa'. [more]

18/04/2012: Peter Mechen
Review of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's 'Firebird' performance. [more]

19/04/2012: Justine Cormack and Sarah Watkins
Pianist and violinist from NZ Trio on their 2012 season launch concert this weekend. [more]

19/04/2012: Jim Marbrook
NZ filmmaker of 'Mental Notes' telling the story of survivors from the dark days of NZ mental institutions - showing at the World Cinema Showcase. [more]

20/04/2012: John Eady
Chairman of the New Zealand International Piano Festival previews this year's event which begins in Auckland this weekend. [more]

20/04/2012: Olivia Francis
Concertmaster of the Auckland Youth Orchestra discusses the ensemble's current season. [more]

20/04/2012: Gillian Ansell
New Zealand String Quartet violist on their recent European tour and upcoming NZ tour. [more]

23/04/2012: Brian Law
Music Director of the Christchurch City Choir previews upcomgin concert and 2012 season. [more]

23/04/2012: Richard Mapp and Emma Sayers Review
Rae De Lisle reviews last Saturday's NZ International Piano Festival opening concert by Wellington-based piano duo. [more]

23/04/2012: Rupert dCruze
Newly appointed Music Director of Cantando Choir in Hamilton presenting ANZAC Day memorial concert. [more]

24/04/2012: Michael F Williams
NZ Composer launching CD of his opera The Juniper Passion for ANZAC Day at the University of Waikato tomorrow. [more]

24/04/2012: Paul Harrop
Music Director of the Aotea Youth Orchestra on the ensemble's 25the Anniversary celebrations this weekend. [more]

26/04/2012: Natasha Vlassenko and Oleg Stepanov
Brisbane based Russian pianists and lecturers performing together as part of the NZ International Piano Festival. [more]

26/04/2012: Alex Lee and Dan Shanan
Directors of the Documentary Edge Festival run through the programme that opens today in Auckland. [more]

26/04/2012: Cameron Barclay, Bianca Andrew and Kieran Rayner
Cameron Barclay, Bianca Andrew and Kieran Rayner Young NZ opera stars performing Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with the Wellington Orchestra this week. [more]

27/04/2012: NZIPF Review
Rae de Lisle reviews Auckland concerts by Jian Lui, Sofya Gulyak, Natasha Vlassenko and Oleg Stepanov. [more]

27/04/2012: Deborah McCormick
Director of Christchurch's SCAPE Art & Industry Biennial talks about workshops and panel discussions that took place earlier this week. [more]

30/04/2012: Lara Hall
Hamilton-based violinist performing and directing AK Barok's upcoming Viva Vivaldi! Concerts. [more]

30/04/2012: Melanie Lina
Cambridge-based American pianist performing Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3 with the Hutt Valley Orchestra this Saturday and Sunday. [more]

30/04/2012: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last weekend's performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis featuring four young NZ opera singers. [more]

01/05/2012: Benjamin Northey
Australian conductor working with the Southern Sinfonia in Dunedin this weekend. [more]

01/05/2012: Thomas Goss
Thomas reviews film of conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic performing Mahler's 8th Symphony which shows around the country this week. [more]

01/05/2012: Bryony Williams
Wellington-based soprano giving Farewell Concert this week before leaving to study at Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. [more]

02/05/2012: Lynn Harrell
American cellist performing Elgar's Cello Concerto with the NZSO this week. [more]

02/05/2012: Barnie Duncan and Trygve Wakenshaw
Writers and performers of Constantinople historical comedy showing at Bats Theatre in Wellington this week and Auckland's Civic Theatre next week. [more]

02/05/2012: Halida Dinova
Russian pianist performing at Lower Hutt's Little Theatre tonight then Gallagher Concert Chamber in Hamilton 9 May. [more]

02/05/2012: James Gardner
Co-organiser of NZ Music Festival at Californian Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles reports on how things went. [more]

03/05/2012: Simon Ingram
Auckland-based artist, lecturer and inventor featuring in Adam Art Gallery's current exhibition 'Dark Sky' timed to co-inside with the transit of Venus. [more]

03/05/2012: Stroma Review
Phil Brownlee reviews Stroma new music ensemble concert featuring premieres by a number of NZ composers. [more]

03/05/2012: Li-Wei Chin and Ross Harris
Chinese cellist and NZ composer talk about an Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra concert featuring the premiere of Ross's Cello Concerto that he wrote for Li Wei Chin. [more]

04/05/2012: Lindy Hume
Director of NZ Opera's production of Verdi's 'Rigoletto' which opens in Wellington on May 19. [more]

04/05/2012: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring the premiere of Ross Harris's Cello Concerto by Li-Wei Qin. [more]

04/05/2012: Peter Scholes
Music director of the Auckland Chamber Orchestra previews this weekend's concert featuring cellist Santiago Canon Valencia. [more]

07/05/2012: Andrew Grams
American conductor touring the country with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. [more]

07/05/2012: Luka Lesson
Australian poetry slam champion and community activist in NZ on behalf of the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

07/05/2012: NZSO Review
Rachel Hyde reviews last Friday's Wellington concert featuring American cellist Lynn Harrell and conductor Andrew Grams. [more]

08/05/2012: Alex Taylor
Artistic Director and contributing composer of the Intrepid Music Project performing concert of New Zealand works in Auckland this weekend. [more]

08/05/2012: Bart van Oort
Dutch fortepianist giving performances and master classes at the NZSM in Wellington this week. [more]

08/05/2012: Vincent O'Donnell
Upbeat Melbourne correspondent Vincent O'Donnell speaks to top international architect about the Australia pavilion at the Venice Biennale. [more]

09/05/2012: Kristen Darragh
NZ Mezzo singing the role of Maddalena in NZ Opera's production of Verdi's 'Rigoletto'. [more]

09/05/2012: Arthur Meek
Auckland based playwright on his latest offering: 'Richard Meros Salutes The Southern Man'. [more]

10/05/2012: Michael Endres
Christchurch-based German pianist performing Beethoven's 'Piano Concerto No 4' with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. [more]

10/05/2012: Elaine Ward and Anne French
Wellington-based wind instrument technician joins the manager of the Wellington Youth Sinfonietta to discuss the launch of 'Music Services Wind Instrument Repair Trust'. [more]

10/05/2012: Prof Claudine Bigelow
Head of viola studies at the Brigham Young University School of Music in the US, visiting Wellington as artist in residence at the NZSM and recording CD of Bartok viola duos with Donald Maurice. [more]

11/05/2012: Sharolyn Kimmorley
Australian vocal coach and judge of Lexus Song Quest comments on the preliminary rounds. [more]

11/05/2012: Cal Wilson
Melbourne based NZ comedian presenting her show 'Cal Wilson is All Ears' at the NZ Comedy Festival. [more]

11/05/2012: Peter Mechen
Peter looks at the work of NZ pianist Colin Horsley. [more]

11/05/2012: Joan Druett
NZ author of 'Tupaia: Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator' being featured at Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

14/05/2012: Gerry Paul, Noriana Kennedy and Nicola Joyce
Music Director and singers from the Ireland-based 'Celtic Divas' on their recent cd release and upcoming national tour. [more]

14/05/2012: Kirstine Moffat
Hamilton based author on her new book Piano Forte which has just been published by Otago University Press. [more]

14/05/2012: Amit Ohdedar and Margaret Mary Hollins
Director of Prayas Cultural Group and Artistic Director of TAPAC on new show 'Rudali - the Mourner'. [more]

15/05/2012: Elena Stejko
Auckland-based Russian actor and founder of Actors Studio appearing in Roger Hall's 'Shortcut to Happiness' at Circa Theatre in Wellington. [more]

15/05/2012: Jian Liu
Chinese pianist and head of piano studies at NZSM touring the country on behalf of CMNZ. [more]

16/05/2012: Richard Haynes
Australian contemporary clarinettist performing the NZ premieres of three works with Stroma New Music Ensemble this weekend in Wellington. [more]

16/05/2012: Ian McKellan review
Gail E Pittaway reviews last weekend's Hamilton performance by British star of stage and screen. [more]

16/05/2012: Giordano Bellincampi
Danish-based Italian-born conductor performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra tomorrow night. [more]

17/05/2012: Uwe Grodd
Music Director of Auckland Choral performing Bruckner's 'Mass No 3 in F Minor' with the NZSO this weekend. [more]

17/05/2012: Anne Rowse and Antonia Hewitt
New Zealand School of Dance former director and graduate look back on the school's 45 year history. [more]

18/05/2012: Ashraf Sewailam
US-based Egyptian baritone singing the role of Sparafucile in NZ Opera's production of Verdi's 'Rigoletto'. [more]

18/05/2012: Anthony Young and Leanna Brodie
NZ Composer and Canadian librettist on their Opera 'Ulla's Odyssey' being premiered by Auckland Opera Factory next week. [more]

18/05/2012: David Zinman
Top US conductor in the country to work with the NZSO for their Alpine Symphony tour. [more]

21/05/2012: Dave Bremner and Matthew Alison
NZ trombonists and Directors of the inaugural NZ Brass Festival taking place in September this year. [more]

21/05/2012: Rupa Maitra and Owen Moriarty
Violinist and Guitarist from Wellington-based 'Duo Tapas' on the release of their cd 'Da Chara'. [more]

21/05/2012: NZ Opera Review
Rachel Hyde reviews last Saturday night's season opening performance of Verdi's 'Rigoletto'. [more]

21/05/2012: NZSO Zinman Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Friday's NZSO concert featuring American conductor David Zinman. [more]

22/05/2012: Marij van Gorkom
Dutch clarinettist giving a series of masterclasses and concerts around the country. [more]

22/05/2012: Dale Jellyman and Adam Page
Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band and Richter City Rebels musicians preview their upcoming joint concert. [more]

23/05/2012: Hugo Zanker
NZ Cellist 2011-12 Pettman Dare International Performance Scholarship recipient talks about his experiences in the UK. [more]

23/05/2012: Richard Haynes Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last weekend's concert by Australian clarinettist Richard Haynes - presented by Stroma New Music Ensemble. [more]

23/05/2012: Shane Cotton
Upbeat Melbourne correspondent Vincent O'Donnell speaks to NZ artist about his current exhibition at the Anna Schwartz Gallery (in Melbourne). [more]

23/05/2012: Martin Lodge
Hamilton-based composer on the release of his latest cd 'Toru' on the Attol label. [more]

24/05/2012: Lyell Cresswell
Scottish based NZ composer featuring in this year's New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Made in NZ concert. [more]

24/05/2012: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Obit
Roger Wilson looks at the career of top German baritone and conductor who died this week. [more]

24/05/2012: Moss Patterson
Artistic Director of Auckland-based Atamira Dance Company who are touring the upper North Island at the moment. [more]

25/05/2012: Chris Cree Brown
NZ composer featuring in this year's New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Made in NZ concert. [more]

25/05/2012: Isaac Henderson
18-year-old conductor of the Manawatu Youth Orchestra. [more]

25/05/2012: Reuben Bradley
Jazz drummer embarking on a nationwide tour. [more]

28/05/2012: Luke Di Somma
Christchurch based composer and Music Director of the Christchurch Youth Orchestra on this weekend's concert. [more]

28/05/2012: Dawn Sanders
CEO of Shakespeare Globe Council NZ talks about this weekend's SGCNZ National UOSW Shakespeare Festival in Wellington. [more]

28/05/2012: NZSO Made in NZ Review
Phil Brownlee reviews last Friday's annual Made in NZ Concert by the NZSO. [more]

29/05/2012: Bob Mintzer
American saxophonist, composer and band leader performing in NZ with Rodger Fox and the Wellington Jazz Orchestra. [more]

29/05/2012: Jennifer Ward-Lealand
Auckland-based actor appearing in TAPAC production of Michael Frayn's 'Copenhagan'. [more]

29/05/2012: Stephen Wainwright
CEO of Creative NZ reviews the results of triennial survey of attitudes to, attendance and participation in the arts that was released last night. [more]

30/05/2012: Rossen Milanov
Bulgarian conductor working with the NZSO for their Spellbound tour. [more]

30/05/2012: Tim Dodd: Remix the Orchestra
Auckland based Radio NZ Concert producer Tim Dodd visits hip hop artists and organisers of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 'Remix the orchestra' project taking place tomorrow night. [more]

30/05/2012: Victor Serghie
Music Director of the Sydney Balalaika Orchestra in the country to give fundraising concerts for Christchurch this week. [more]

31/05/2012: Paul Rosoman
President of the Wellington Organists' Association on the New Zealand Organ Congress taking place in Wellington from 1-12 June. [more]

31/05/2012: Elizabeth Crayford
National Co-Ordinator of The Big Sing choral festival reports on the regional competitions that are taking place. [more]

01/06/2012: Olivier Latry
French organist performing with the NZSO as well as solo and duo recitals around the country. [more]

01/06/2012: Hamish Clayton
Winner of the NZSA Best First Book Award for Fiction with his novel 'Wulf'. [more]

05/06/2012: Sergey Malov
Russian violinist touring NZ with pianist Michael Houstoun and performing with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

05/06/2012: NZSO Review
Michael Stewart reviews last Friday's NZSO concert featuring French organist Olivier Latry. [more]

05/06/2012: Karen Grylls
Music Director of Voices NZ performing Mozart's Requiem with the Wellington Orchestra this week. [more]

06/06/2012: Martin Rummel and Stephen de Pledge
Auckland based Austrian cellist and NZ pianist giving chamber concerts around the country. [more]

06/06/2012: Hamish McKeich and Dimitri Kleioris
NZ Conductor and RNZ Ballet Company member taking part in NZSO/RNZBC collaboration 'Leaps and Sounds'. [more]

07/06/2012: Peter Simpson
NZ Writer, scholar and curator who has been awarded the 2012 Creative New Zealand Michael King Writer's Fellowship. [more]

07/06/2012: Indra Hughes and Nicholas Forbes
Music Director of Auckland's Musica Sacra Choir and NZ Organ Scholar presenting Stravinsky and Frank Martin Masses this weekend. [more]

08/06/2012: Susan Froemke
American film maker on her documentary 'Wagner's Dream' following the production process to performances of Robert Lepage's Met Opera production of Wagner's Ring Cycle. [more]

08/06/2012: Leon Wadham
NZ Actor performing in Silo Theatre production of 'Tribes' which includes two sign language performances. [more]

08/06/2012: Christopher Blake
NZ composer the recent Atoll label release of his cd 'Angel at Apihara' recorded by the NZSO and conductor Kenneth Young. [more]

11/06/2012: Timothy Noon
The Big Sing regional adjudicator and Director of Music at Auckland Cathedral of the Holy Trinity looks at this year's choral competition so far. [more]

11/06/2012: Colin Hemmingsen
Wellington based jazz woodwind player and educator talks about his many recently released cds. [more]

11/06/2012: Jonathan Alver and James Doy
Artistic Director and Head of Music/General Manager of the National Youth Theatre Co. presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. [more]

12/06/2012: George Webby Obituary
NZ theatre practitioners Ralph McAlister and Danny Mulheron look at the life and influence of actor, director and teacher George Webby. [more]

12/06/2012: Gareth Armstrong
British playwright, actor and Trinity College drama examiner in NZ to judge the annual Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival for Secondary School Students. [more]

13/06/2012: Margaret Medlyn ONZM
NZ Soprano and educator recently made an officer of the New Zealand Merit reflects on her career and previews upcoming performances. [more]

13/06/2012: Adrianna Lis and Sarah Watkins
Auckland based Polish flutist and NZ pianist on the recent release of cd DIALOGUE/ROZMOWA on the Atoll label. [more]

14/06/2012: Uwe Kolbe and Ulrike Sandig
Berlin-based German poets in NZ on behalf of the Goethe Institute to witness the Transit for Venus and write and perform poetry based on the experience. [more]

14/06/2012: Sergey Malov/Michael Houstoun and Stephen de Pledge Reviews
Sergey Malov/Michael Houstoun and Stephen de Pledge/Martin Rummel Reviews Elizabeth Kerr reviews recent chamber concerts by touring chamber music artists. [more]

15/06/2012: Anders Falstie-Jensen, Josephine Stewart Tewhiu and Andi Crown
Writer/director and actors in 'Standstill' currently showing at Bats Theatre in Wellington. [more]

15/06/2012: Paul Ellery
Head of Music at Hamilton's Hillcrest High School performing the first concert in the world to celebrate Sir Paul McCartney's 70th Birthday. [more]

15/06/2012: Nigel Weeks
Auckland-based brass band specialist conducting concert by Dalewool Auckland Brass this weekend. [more]

18/06/2012: James Tibbles
Music Director of Auckland's Age of Discovery Orchestra previews the ensemble's all Bach programme this weekend. [more]

18/06/2012: Sarah Nathan
Director of the Hamilton's Fuel Theatre Festival runs through this year's acts. [more]

18/06/2012: Sue Patterson
CEO of the NZ International Arts Festival on the very positive results of this year's event. [more]

19/06/2012: Kleber Mendonca Filho
Brazilian film maker whose latest work 'Neighboring Sounds' is showing at this year's NZ International Film Festival. [more]

19/06/2012: Polly Ott
Hannah Darroch speaks to Berlin-based NZ soprano about her masters studies in Opera. [more]

19/06/2012: Juliet Soriel
Artistic director of Dunedin's Midwinter Carnival taking place this weekend to celebrate the shortest day of the year. [more]

19/06/2012: Miria George
Writer and director of 'Sunset Road' premiering at Wellington's Circa Theatre tomorrow night. [more]

20/06/2012: Tim Wilkinson
Organiser and double bassist from the NZ Doctors' Orchestra who are presenting their inaugural concert in Nelson this weekend. [more]

20/06/2012: Janetta McStay Obituary
Peter Mechen looks at the life and work of esteemed NZ pianist who died recently at the age of 95. [more]

20/06/2012: Brett Painter and Helen Webby
Percussion and Harp soloists for the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's upcoming 'La Mer' concert this weekend. [more]

21/06/2012: Claire Edwardes
Australian percussionist performing James MacMillan's 'Veni, Veni, Emmanuel' with the Wellington Orchestra this weekend. [more]

21/06/2012: Daniel Kelly
Music Director of Dunedin's Southern Consort of Voices previews upcoming concert. [more]

21/06/2012: Russell Stone
Professor Emeritus in History at Auckland University and author of additions to 'Poenamo Revisted' - a facsimile of the memoires of Sir John Logan Campbell. [more]

22/06/2012: Tui Clarke and Malcom Struthers
Kugeltov musicians preview this weekend's concert. [more]

22/06/2012: Peter Hoar
Review of last night's Auckland Philharmonia Concert with violinist Sergey Malov. [more]

22/06/2012: Juliet Palmer
Current Jack C. Richards-Creative New Zealand composer in Residence at the New Zealand School of Music. [more]

25/06/2012: Peter van Drimmelen, Ken Young and Andrew Joyce
Composer and cello soloist for Wellington Chamber Orchestra's concert this week at St Andrews on the Terrace concert. [more]

25/06/2012: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews last weekend's VWO concert featuring Australian percussionist Claire Edwardes. [more]

25/06/2012: Catherine Chapell and Drew McMillan
Founder/Choreographer of Auckland's Touch Compass Dance Co and composer featuring in upcoming season at Q Theatre. [more]

26/06/2012: Dave Lisik
Canadian composer and jazz educator presenting 'Timewave Zero' at the New Zealand School of Music's 'Fridays at 5:15' concert this week. [more]

26/06/2012: Guy Mallabone
Canadian arts fundraiser and keynote speaker for Creative NZ's '21st Century Arts Conference'. [more]

27/06/2012: Lenny Henry
British comedian touring NZ with his autobiographical show 'Cradle to Rave'. [more]

27/06/2012: Mikhail Solovei
Australian based Ukranian pianist who will adjudicate this year's Kerikeri International Piano Competition. [more]

27/06/2012: John Nelson
American conductor leading the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

28/06/2012: Dame Malvina Major and Teddy Tahu Rhodes
NZ Soprano and Bass on the Dame Malvina Major Foundation 21st Anniversary concert taking place in Wellington this weekend. [more]

28/06/2012: Sarah Wilson
Queensland based NZ Trumpet soloist performing Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E with the Southern Sinfonia in Dunedin this weekend. [more]

29/06/2012: Leo Eylar and Martin Fukui
Conductor and violist from the California Youth Symphony who are touring NZ this month. [more]

29/06/2012: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Keith Clancy reviews last night's APO concert featuring pianist Michael Endres. [more]

29/06/2012: Geoff Pinfield
NZ theatre writer, director and producer recently returned from Berlin residency and presenting children's show The Magic Chicken in Auckland next week. [more]

02/07/2012: Ben Morrison
Austria-based NZ violinist in the country for various chamber and orchestral performances. [more]

02/07/2012: Bill Gosden
Director of the NZ International Film Festival runs through this year's programme. [more]

02/07/2012: NZSO Dame Malvina Major Review
Roger Wilson reviews last Saturday's Dame Malvina Major Foundation 21st Anniversary fundraising concert featuring many NZ opera stars. [more]

03/07/2012: Antun Poljanich and Thomas Hutchinson
Conductor and Principal Oboist from the Auckland Youth Orchestra on their North Island tour that starts this week. [more]

03/07/2012: Mark Lockett
Melbourne based NZ jazz drummer playing shows with his trio in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch this month and promoting recent cd release. [more]

03/07/2012: Bronwen Christianos
Producer of Irish/Maori collaboration 'Green Fire Islands' being staged at the 2012 London Festival. [more]

04/07/2012: Takacs Quartet
Cellist Andras Fejer and violinist Edward Dusinberre talk about the repertoire for their upcoming concerts with Chamber Music New Zealand. [more]

04/07/2012: Simon Romanos
Focus on American violinist Itzhak Perlman. [more]

04/07/2012: Lil' Band of Gold
Saxophonist Dickie Landry and accordion player Steve Reilly from New Orleans band Lil' Band of Gold on their tour of Australia and New Zealand. [more]

05/07/2012: Adelaide Sax Pack
Saxophone quartet formed by Adam Page, John Hunt, Mike Stewart and Tom Pulford give us a live performance during their New Zealand tour. [more]

05/07/2012: Jenny Harper
Director of Christchurch Art Gallery on the current exhibition of Michael Parakowahi's Venice Biennale pianos, outside the gallery on the red zone boundary. [more]

06/07/2012: Medhi Angot
Dancer from Royal NZ Ballet Co and organiser of 'Breathe: A celebration of song and dance in aid of Cystic Fibrosis' taking place at Te Papa this weekend. [more]

06/07/2012: Polly Sussex
Members of 'Affetto' early music group presenting concerts in Auckland this weekend. [more]

06/07/2012: Diana Cable
Young and Hungry Theatre programme and partnerships manager previews Wellington performances taking place this weekend. [more]

06/07/2012: Elizabeth Mandeno
Soprano soloist for Handel Consort and Quire's performance of 'Acis and Galatea' taking place in Auckland tomorrow. [more]

09/07/2012: Elizabeth Marvelly
NZ soprano about to embark on her 'Heartland' tour beginning 15 July in Rotorua. [more]

09/07/2012: Robert Costin
British organist on his latest NZ tour and cd release. [more]

09/07/2012: Peter Casey and Phillip Carmody
Co-Artistic Directors of the National Boys Choir of Australia currently touring NZ. [more]

10/07/2012: Jo-Michael Scheibe and Rosemary Russell
President American Association of Choral Directors and NZ's Festival Singers Music Director on the New Zealand Conducting Convention taking place in Wellington. [more]

10/07/2012: Takacs Quartet Review
Elizabeth Kerr reviews last Saturday's Wellington performance by Hungarian string quartet. [more]

11/07/2012: Douglas Mews
Wellington based early keyboard specialist presenting concert for two harpsichords at the Adam Concert Room this weekend with fellow historic performance practice expert Erin Heylard. [more]

11/07/2012: Amanda Dunsmore
Upbeat Melbourne correspondent Vincent O'Donnell speaks to co-curator of 'Napoleon: Revolution to Empire' exhibition showing at the National Gallery of Victoria until October 2012. [more]

11/07/2012: Christine Brewer
World-leading American soprano in NZ to perform with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

12/07/2012: Jacob Rajan
Actor and writer with the Indian Ink theatre company talks about his double season at Auckland's Q Theatre. [more]

12/07/2012: Tina Broad
Singer from Australian Gospel choir The Glorious Mudsingers. [more]

12/07/2012: Anthony Ritchie and Dan Belton
Composer and choreographer talk about their new CD 'Concertina'. [more]

13/07/2012: Kristin Darragh and Kirsten Simpson
Pianist and mezzo-soprano from Alto preview Sunday's concert at Wellington's St Andrew's on the Terrace. [more]

13/07/2012: Keith Clancy
Review of last night's Auckland Philharmonia Concert with soprano Christine Brewer. [more]

13/07/2012: Samuel Jacobs
NZSO principal horn, performing Mozart's Fourth Concerto in a benefit concert for Anna van der Zee. [more]

16/07/2012: Rodney Macann and Kate Mead
Preliminary judge and Radio New Zealand co-ordinator for the Lexus Song Quest announce the finalists and Listeners' Choice winner. [more]

16/07/2012: Sascha Perfect
NZ choreographer and dancer performing CHIMERA at Wellington's Whitireia Theatre tomorrow and Wednesday at 7:30pm. [more]

16/07/2012: Jack Liebeck
British violin soloist for Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra concert 19 July and Southern Sinfonia concert 21 July. [more]

17/07/2012: Andrew Perkins
Composer of The Christchurch Vespers previews its premiere with Bach Musica in Auckland. [more]

17/07/2012: Christopher Hampson
British choreographer working with the Royal New Zealand Ballet for upcoming season of Cinderella. [more]

18/07/2012: Simon O'Neill and Pietari Inkinen
New Zealand tenor and NZSO Music Director on the upcoming concert staging of Wagner's 'Die Walkure' - The Valkyrie. [more]

18/07/2012: Tessa Petersen
Member of Dunedin based piano and violin duo 'La Belle Alliance' on the release of their latest cd 'Release'. [more]

18/07/2012: David Harris
NZ Film maker presenting ethnomusicological work 'Five Voices' at Wellington City Gallery this week. [more]

19/07/2012: Jared Holt
NZ Baritone performing at special opera weekend at the Bay of Many Coves in the Marlborough Sounds this weekend. [more]

19/07/2012: Ashley Brown and Sarah Watkins
NZTrio cellist and pianist discuss their concert this weekend at Auckland's 'Q Theatre'. [more]

20/07/2012: Andrea Lam
US-based Australian pianist performing Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

20/07/2012: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Peter Hoar reviews last night's APO concert featuring violinist Jack Liebeck. [more]

20/07/2012: Robbie Averill
Christchurch based Jazz guitarist and composer featuring in the Christchurch Youth Orchestra's upcoming concert 'The Jazz Verses'. [more]

23/07/2012: Review of the Wagner's The Valkyrie
Peter Mechen reviews the first performance of the Wagner's The Valkyrie by the NZSO conducted by Pietari Inkinen in Wellington. [more]

23/07/2012: Mark Dorrell and Ray Henwood
Orpheus Choir Music Director Mark Dorrell and actor Ray Henwood discuss their performance of Bernstein's opera Candide this Saturday. [more]

23/07/2012: Nina Tonga
One of the curators for the Auckland Art Gallery exhibition Home AKL featuring work by a group of contemporary New Zealand artists of Pacific Heritage. [more]

24/07/2012: Ragna Schirmer
German pianist performing Gershwin's Piano Concerto with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra this week. [more]

24/07/2012: Christopher Finlayson
Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage discusses the NZ Professional Orchestra Sector Review document released yesterday by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. [more]

24/07/2012: Michael Andrewes
Music Director of Dunedin's Really Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Performance Trust presenting The Grand Duke and Trial By Jury early next month. [more]

25/07/2012: Helen Renaud
School Head of Music at Christchurch's Bursnide High talks about their fourteen entrants in this year's Chamber Music contest. [more]

25/07/2012: Jonathan Abernethy
NZ Tenor about to join Opera Australia's Young Artist Programme. [more]

25/07/2012: Dorothy Buchanan
Composer looks back on her time with author Margaret Mahy. [more]

26/07/2012: Lauren Armishaw
NZ Soprano back from The Netherlands for concerts with AK Barok next week, she talks about the release of her latest cd. [more]

26/07/2012: Michael Endres
Christchurch based German pianist giving Auckland recital series throughout August - fundraising for the rebuild of Rangiora Chamber Hall. [more]

27/07/2012: Christina Barton
Curator of Wellington's Adam Art Gallery on Marcel Duchamp exhibition and his influence on New Zealand Art from 1960-2011. [more]

27/07/2012: Michael Heath
Director of 'Village by the Sea' which is showing as part of the NZ International Film Festival. [more]

27/07/2012: Helen Webby and Davy Stuart
Christchurch-based harp and guitar duo about to embark on 'String Wizardry' national tour 29 July - 22 August. [more]

30/07/2012: Ron Hanson
Editor of White Fungus magazine on recent international successes and upcoming features and live shows. [more]

30/07/2012: Colin Horsley Obituary
Peter Mechen looks at the life and work of NZ pianist who died in the UK last Saturday at the age of 92. [more]

30/07/2012: Miranda Adams and Robert Ashworth
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra violinist and violist on the upcoming performances by APO Strings. [more]

31/07/2012: Madeleine Pierard
NZ Soprano back from the UK for a countrywide tour with pianist Terrence Dennis and her sister, mezzo Anna Pierard. [more]

31/07/2012: Stanier Black Five
Kirsten Johnstone speaks to Lyttleton-based sound artist Jo Burzynska about her work with found sound. [more]

31/07/2012: Lauren Abbott and Sally Kim
Members of Geist quartet from Auckland's Westlake Girls High School - winners of 2011 NZ Chamber Music Contest. [more]

01/08/2012: Bartlett Sher
US musical theatre director of Opera Australia's upcoming production of South Pacific starring Teddy Tahu Rhodes. [more]

01/08/2012: Ken Duncum
Writer of 'West End Girls' - an adaptation of Barbara Tate's autobiographical bestseller. Premiering at Circa Theatre 4 August. [more]

01/08/2012: Darija Andzakovic
Auckland-based classical double bassist and musicologist who has been invited to present at BASS2012 convention in Copenhagen. [more]

02/08/2012: Gareth Farr and Henry Wong Doe
NZ Composer and New York-based NZ pianist on the recent released cd 'Gareth Farr: Horizon'. [more]

02/08/2012: Holly Mathieson
UK based NZ conductor about to move to Berlin to further her freelance career. [more]

02/08/2012: Graham Abbott
Australian classical music broadcaster and conductor presenting 'Unwrap Mendelssohn' with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra tonight. [more]

03/08/2012: Paula Morris
Author of novel 'Rangatira' which won the Fiction section of this year's New Zealand Book Awards. [more]

03/08/2012: Mark Dorrell
Music Director of New Zealand Drama School, Toi Whakaari's production of Sondheim's 'Assassins'. [more]

03/08/2012: Jayne Tankersley
NZ Soprano presenting Boccherini's Stabat Mater in Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua this and next weekend. [more]

06/08/2012: Geist Quartet
Charlotte Wilson speaks to winners of this year's NZ Community Trust Chamber Music Contest. [more]

06/08/2012: Dena Kennedy
Auckland actor starring in Silo Theatre production of 'The Pride' written by Alexi Kaye Campbell and directed by Sophie Roberts. [more]

06/08/2012: Amelia Berry
NZ soprano performing concert in Wellington tomorrow night before returning to US to continue her master's degree at the Manhattan School of Music. [more]

06/08/2012: Justine Cormack
Co-adjudicator of NZ Community Trust Chamber Music Contest reflects on this year's finals. [more]

07/08/2012: Mathurin Molgat
Queenstown-based director talks about his film 'Song of the Kauri' that screens tonight as part of the New Zealand International Film Festival. [more]

07/08/2012: Aidee Walker and Renee Lyons
Auckland based actors performing 'The Triumphants' which opens at Auckland's Q Theatre tomorrow night. [more]

08/08/2012: Rupert D'Cruze
Music Director of Hamilton's Cantando Choir presenting Viva Vivaldi this Saturday and Sunday. [more]

08/08/2012: Claire Egan
NZ Soprano briefly back in the country after a decade of studies and operatic performances in the UK and Europe. [more]

08/08/2012: David Guerin
NZ pianist performing CPE Bach live for the premiere of choreographer Michael Parmenter's 'Tenerezza' at the inaugural season of the New Zealand Dance Company. [more]

09/08/2012: Peter Thomas
Music Director of the Auckland Symphony Orchestra presenting a concert called 'Stage and Screen' this and next weekend. [more]

09/08/2012: Paul Whelan and Lisa Harper-Brown
NZ Baritone and Australian soprano performing in Day's Bay Opera production of Donizetti's 'Maria Stuarda'. [more]

09/08/2012: Anthony Young
Auckland based composer and co-organiser of 'Searching for the New Sound' presented by new music ensemble The Committee. [more]

10/08/2012: Joanne Cole
NZ Opera Education Opera talks about 'The Magic Flute and the Stolen Sun' that the company has been touring as part of their outreach programme. [more]

10/08/2012: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Review
Keith Clancy reviews last night's APO concert featuring British percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie. [more]

10/08/2012: Opeloge Ah Sam
Annell Husband speaks to NZSM Pasifika Music Co-ordinator about being the first Pacific Islander to conduct the NZSO in a concert celebrating the Treaty of Friendship 50th Anniversary. [more]

13/08/2012: Lynda Chanwai-Earle
NZ Playwright whose latest work 'Man In a Suitcase' premieres at Court Theatre in Christchurch this weekend before premiering in Beijing. [more]

13/08/2012: New Zealand Dance Company Review
Raewyn Whyte reviews 'Language of Living' - the inaugural performance of Auckland-based contemporary dance company. [more]

13/08/2012: Nicholas Madden
UK based NZ tenor working as lay clerk at St George's Chapel, Windsor as well as singing with top chamber choirs including The Queen's Six, Tenebrae, Polyphony and the BBC Singers. [more]

14/08/2012: Eric Lecler
Senior Lecturer in French Literature at Aix-Marseille University and Claude Debussy expert in NZ on behalf of the Alliance Francaise to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. [more]

14/08/2012: Deirdre Tarrant
Outgoing founding director of Wellington's Footnote Dance Company on 'Footnote Forte' series that premiere's tomorrow night. [more]

15/08/2012: Bennie Maupin
US jazz legend in New Zealand to perform at the NZSM Jazz Festival as well as various gigs around the country. [more]

15/08/2012: Sebastian Catana
Romanian baritone performing in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's concert production of Verdi's Nabucco. [more]

15/08/2012: Thomas Gaynor
Young NZ organist and Maxwell Fernie Trust Scholarship recipient about to undertake Master degree at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. [more]

16/08/2012: Simone Young
Hamburg-based Australian conductor working with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for their 'Cathedral of Sound' tour. [more]

16/08/2012: Ursula Langmayr and Uwe Grodd
Austrian Soprano and German born conductor of the Manukau Symphony Orchestra presenting 'Vienna' this Saturday and Sunday. [more]

17/08/2012: Helene Pohl
Violinist from the New Zealand String Quartet previews the final instalment of their Beethoven cycle - tour starts 24 Aug. [more]

17/08/2012: Trevor Thwaites
Director of Auckland's KBB Music Festival previews this year's event which is the festival's 29th Anniversary. [more]

17/08/2012: Katherine Austin
Pianist from the NZ Chamber Soloists on the trio's recent European tour. [more]

17/08/2012: Jane Schoettle
Upbeat Melbourne correspondent Vincent O'Donnell visits Canada and speaks to the New Zealand and Australia content programmer of the Toronto Film Festival. [more]

20/08/2012: James Tibbles
Chair of this year's Big Sing adjudication panel announces the award winners. [more]

20/08/2012: John Scott
British organist performing with Musica Sacra in Auckland on Wednesday. [more]

20/08/2012: Peter Hoar
Review of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's performance of Nabucco. [more]

21/08/2012: Martyn Wood
NZ actor performing in 'The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later' at Auckland's Basement Theatre next week. [more]

21/08/2012: Norman Meehan
Norman looks at the latest cd 'Fortune Songs' by NZ jazz saxophonist and composer Jasmine Lovell-Smith and her band Towering Poppies. [more]

21/08/2012: Elizabeth Kerr Reviews
Elizabeth reviews Saturday night's NZSO concert featuring Australian conductor Simone Young, and last night's performance by soprano Madeleine Pierard and pianist Terrance Dennis. [more]

23/08/2012: David Hamilton
Auckland based composer on the upcoming premiere of his work 'The Necessary Rain' with Auckland Choral and the Manukau Symphony Orchestra. [more]

23/08/2012: Michelle Menzies
Newly appointed curator of Victoria University's Adam Art Gallery speaks about her work and philosophies. [more]

24/08/2012: Sarah Schieff
NZ author and editor of Letters of Frank Sargeson giving presentation at National Library in Wellington next week. [more]

24/08/2012: Sarah Shieff
NZ author and editor of Letters of Frank Sargeson giving presentation at National Library in Wellington next week. [more]

24/08/2012: Bettina Senff
Director of NZ Goethe Institute in Wellington previews the German Film Festival. [more]

24/08/2012: Jacam Manricks
New York-based Australian jazz saxophonist and composer touring NZ this week with his trio. [more]

27/08/2012: Amitai Pati
NZ Tenor competing in the finals of the Lexus Song Quest in Wellington this Thursday night. [more]

27/08/2012: Bryony Williams
NZ Soprano competing in the finals of the Lexus Song Quest in Wellington this Thursday night. [more]

27/08/2012: Vincent O'Donnell
Upbeat correspondent Vincent O'Donnell speaks to NZ street performer Toni Smith after he show on Granville Island in Vancouver, Canada. [more]

28/08/2012: Chris Gendall and Marc Taddei
NZ Composer and Music Director of Wellington Orchestra on the premiere of Chris's Triple Concerto with NZ Trio and VWO. [more]

28/08/2012: Donald Armstrong
NZSO violinist Donald Armstrong leading a string and brass ensemble for the Sarah Lilli Fund family concert this Saturday in Wellington. [more]

28/08/2012: Grace Park
NZ Soprano competing in the finals of the Lexus Song Quest in Wellington this Thursday night. [more]

28/08/2012: Alex Wilson
NZ Tenor competing in the finals of the Lexus Song Quest in Wellington this Thursday night. [more]

29/08/2012: John Chen APO
NZ pianist recently returned from aid work in Africa previews upcoming concert with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. [more]

29/08/2012: Stephen Diaz
NZ Counter tenor competing in the finals of the Lexus Song Quest in Wellington this Thursday night. [more]

29/08/2012: Kawiti Waetford
NZ Baritone competing in the finals of the Lexus Song Quest in Wellington this Thursday night. [more]

30/08/2012: The Silver Garburg Duo
Israeli piano duo Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg performing two concerts with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

30/08/2012: Don Whelan
Music Director of Christchurch's CBS Choir presenting 'Magnificat!' this Sunday ahead of next month's tour of Asia. [more]

30/08/2012: Kathlene Fogarty
Founding director of Auckland's FHE Galleries presenting exhibitions by photographers Marti Friedlander and Gordon H Brown. [more]

31/08/2012: Amitai Pati
Amitai Pati is the winner of the prestigious Lexus Song Quest. [more]

31/08/2012: Dennis O'Neill
Lexus Songquest judge announces the results of this year's contest [more]

31/08/2012: Keith Clancy
Review of last night's Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra concert. [more]

31/08/2012: Thomas Goss
Upbeat contributor talks about the current situation with music-engraving software company Sibelius. [more]

03/09/2012: Eve de Castro Robinson and Roger Horrocks
Eve de Castro Robinson and Roger Horrocks Composer and librettist from 'Len Lye the Opera' premiering in Auckland this week. [more]

03/09/2012: Wellington Orchestra Review
Peter Mechen reviews Saturday night's VWO concert featuring the premiere of Chris Gendall's Triple Concerto featuring NZ Trio. [more]

03/09/2012: Hamburg Ballet Review
Jennifer Shennan reviews the current Brisbane season of the Hamburg Opera and Ballet. [more]

04/09/2012: Warwick Brown
Adjudicator of the inaugural Wallace Arts Awards that were announced last night at Auckland's Pah Homestead. [more]

04/09/2012: Brent Stewart
Music Director of the Hutt Valley Orchestra talks about the ensemble's annual Symphony Workshop taking place this weekend. [more]

05/09/2012: Simon Over and John Drummond
British conductor and NZ composer on the premiere of Drummond's The Journey Home by the Southern Sinfonia this week. [more]

05/09/2012: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Review
David Sell reviews last weekend's CSO concert featuring the Silver Garburg piano duo from Israel. [more]

05/09/2012: Jun & Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido
2008 Kerikeri International Piano Competition winner and his cellist brother giving recital tour of NZ. [more]

06/09/2012: Oliver von Dohnany
NZ Opera Bartered Bride conductor. Czech conductor in the country for last week's Lexus Song Quest final and NZ Opera's upcoming production of Smetana's The Bartered Bride. [more]

06/09/2012: Wyn Davies
Welsh conductor leading the NZSO National Youth Orchestra and National Youth Choir for a concert in Christchurch this week. [more]

07/09/2012: Bridget Douglas
NZSO Principal Flutist recently returned from a year at the Hannover State Opera and touring NZ with Zephyr Wind Quintet and the NZSO in Miniature series. [more]

07/09/2012: Len Lye the Opera Review
Kieth Clancy reviews last night's performance of composer Eve de Castro Robinson and librettist Roger Horrocks' latest work. [more]

07/09/2012: Frank Nelson
Dean of Wellington Cathedral of St Paul previews Cathedral Choirs Festival featuring choristers from Anglican Cathedrals all over NZ. [more]

07/09/2012: Anne La Berge And Robert Van Heumen
Members of the Netherlands based live electro-acoustic duo Shackle presenting concerts and workshops this weekend at the New Zealand School of Music. [more]

10/09/2012: Danny Slater
British Director of NZ opera's upcoming production of Smetana's The Bartered Bride. [more]

10/09/2012: New Zealand String Quartet Review
Peter Mechen reviews last Friday and Saturday night's Wellington performances of Beethoven's late quartets. [more]

10/09/2012: Owen Clarke and Graham Hanify
Music Director and ex-music director of Royal New Zealand Air Force Band on this weekend's Air Force Proms celebrating its 75th Anniversary. [more]

11/09/2012: Arna Morton
Wellington-based violinist giving recital as part of the New Zealand School of Music's Galambos-Winter Violins Concert this Friday. [more]

11/09/2012: Nisha Madhan
Auckland-based Director of The Town Centre's theatrical productions of Cowboy Mouth and Love it Up by Patti Smith and Sam Shephard. [more]

11/09/2012: NZSO National Youth Orchestra and National Youth Choir Review
Roger Buckton reviews last weekend's Christchurch performance by the NZSO National Youth Orchestra and National Youth Choir. [more]

12/09/2012: John Bell
NZ Vibraphone player and music lecturer touring the country as part of composer Jonathan Besser's latest project/group GIMEL. [more]

12/09/2012: Peter Mechen
Peter looks through some of Radio NZ Concert listener's favourite works in the lead up to this year's Settling the Score. [more]

12/09/2012: Zoltan Kiss
Hungarian tenor trombonist from the virtuosic Austrian ensemble 'Mnozil Brass' making their NZ debut this month. [more]

13/09/2012: Matthew Alison
Principal Trombone of the Wellington Orchestra and organiser of the NZ Brass Festival which takes place next week. [more]

13/09/2012: Simon Bennett
Director of 'White Cloud' songs and stories written by Ken Duncam with songs by Tim Finn currently showing at Bats Theatre in Wellington. [more]

14/09/2012: Alex Taylor
Winner of this year's APRA SOUNZ Contemporary Award [more]

14/09/2012: Jonathan Hodge
Director of this year's Short and Sweet Festival [more]

14/09/2012: Sarah Bisley
New Zealand conductor performing Haydn's 'Creation' tomorrow in Auckland. [more]

14/09/2012: Michael Stewart and Matthew Marshall
Conductor and guitarist preview the Tudor Consort's 'Missa Mexicana' performance. [more]

17/09/2012: Aidan Lang
General Director of NZ Opera discusses the joining of the Southern Opera the national organisation. [more]

17/09/2012: Michael Norris
Aristic Co-Director of Stroma new music ensemble previews the recently announced second season for 2012. [more]

17/09/2012: Margo Knightbridge and Anita Banbury
Members of Auckland's Orlando Singers celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a concert series this weekend. [more]

18/09/2012: Adam Heyward
Director of the Christchurch Body Festival previews this year's event. [more]

18/09/2012: Roderick Porter
Director-General of the Royal Overseas League talks about the way the League supports art, music and welfare projects. [more]

18/09/2012: Samuel Holloway
Auckland Composer has just been named the 2013 Mozart Fellow at Otago University. [more]

19/09/2012: Alex Tsiboulski
Ukranian-born Australian classial guitarist in NZ on behalf of NZSM for a concert and masterclass. [more]

19/09/2012: Grace Taylor and Jai MacDonald
Auckland based performance poets and co-ordinaters of Rising Voices Poetry Slam taking place at The Auckland town hall this weekend. [more]

20/09/2012: Andrew Litton
American conductor working with the NZSO and pianist Stephen Hough for their 'Around the World in 80 Minutes' tour. [more]

20/09/2012: Craig Sheppard
American pianist presenting books 1 and 2 of Lizst's Years of Pilgrimage at the Auckland War Memorial Museum's Fazioli Concert series this weekend. [more]

21/09/2012: Jason Bae
NZ pianist giving recital at Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber next week, ahead of leaving for overseas study. [more]

21/09/2012: Noah Stewart
American opera and classical crossover singer in Auckland to promote his debut cd 'Noah'. [more]

21/09/2012: Benjamin Northey
Australian conductor working with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this weekend. [more]

24/09/2012: Stephen Hough
British pianist performing around the country with the NZSO and conductor Andrew Litton. [more]

24/09/2012: NZ Opera Review
Dean Sky Lucas reviews the Auckland premiere of NZ Opera production of Smetana's 'The Bartered Bride'. [more]

24/09/2012: Richard Mapp and Anna Van Der Zee
Pianist and violinist from the Wellington-based Poneke Trio - tour NZ from 30 September. [more]

25/09/2012: Marianne Hargreaves
Cultural Coordinator of the NZ IceFest taking place in Christchurch until 14 October. [more]

25/09/2012