What's going on in the world of music and the arts? From the concert hall to the cinema, we talk to musicians, composers, choreographers, dancers, actors, directors and artists - Upbeat finds out what makes them tick.
Thomas Goss gives an overview of the life and music of English composer Brian Eno.
Since ancient times, the arts have been inspired by dreams. Ryan Smith explores the work of composers whose music has come to them in their slumber.
Robert Johnson profiles the Polish composer who defected to Britain in 1954.
Jack Body's composition 'Songs & Dances of Desire' entwines the life of Bizet's opera character with the story of one of NZ's notable characters, Carmen Rupe.
Few British composers have responded as deeply to world events as Michael Tippett, whose oratorio A Child of our Time was an impassioned protest against the persecution and tyranny he saw happening throughout the world in 1939.
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