Upbeat

Friday 29 May 2015, with Eva Radich

Michael Hill International Violin Competition New Zealand Development Prize Winner Amalia HallThe females are in the box seat for this year’s Michael Hill International Violin Competition: 17 out of the 18 contestants are female. There’s a lot at stake with prize money of forty thousand dollars and a chance to launch an international career. 

Join Eva Radich for Upbeat live from Queenstown at the earlier time of 1pm on Friday 6th June for a two hour profile of this global event.

Then hear them compete on our Michael Hill International Violin Competition webpage.


Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

Wilma Smith, Gillian Ansell and Natalie Lin

14:00 New Zealand Chamber Music Contest alumni talks about their reunion as the Turnovsky Jubilee Ensemble.

Andrew Foster: Auckland Theatre Company

14:20 Director of the Auckland Theatre Company's latest production: Enlightenment. [ topics] arts

Lachlan Craig and Gracie Francis

14:40 Auckland Youth Choir music directors preview this weekend's concert: Love and Love Lost.

The Best of Upbeat for 29 May 2015

16:00 In this week's episode: Eva speaks to Australian conductor Richard Gill, before talking to Balanchine expert Diana White, and meeting Scotty Barnhart and Carmen Bradford of the Count Basie Orchestra.

2pm Wilma Smith, Natalie Lin & GIllian Ansell

New Zealand Chamber Music Contest alumni talks about their reunion as the Turnovsky Jubilee Ensemble

2:20 Gracie Francis & Lachlan Craig

Auckland Youth Choir music directors preview this weekend's concert: Love and Love Lost

Gracie FrancisLachlan Craig

2:40 Andrew Foster

Director of the Auckland Theatre Company's latest production: Enlightenment

Enlightenment

 

Playlist

MENDELSSOHN: Octet in Eb Op 20, Presto
Matthias Wollong (vln), Yamei Yu (vln), Hartmut Rohde (vla), Martin Sanderling (cello), Leipzig String Quartet
Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 307 1057

BACH: Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor BWV1067, Badinerie
Richard Egarr (hpschd/dir), Academy of Ancient Music
AAM Records AAM 003

BRITTEN: Simple Symphony Op 4
Emperor Quartet
BIS SACD 1870

BRAHMS: Liebeslieder Waltzes Op 52
Robert Levin (pno), John Perry (pno), Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 475 7558

SCHUMANN: Mass in C minor Op 147, Agnus Dei
Bach Musica / Rita Paczian
Bach Musica BM 1102