Wednesday 16 June 2010, 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.

Pieter Symonds

12:15 London based NZ Dancer playing the lead role of RNZ Ballet's current production of 'Carmen'.

Simeon Broom

12:43 NZ violinist performing with the Manukau Symphony Orchestra this week before chamber tour with partner Rachel Church.

Dan Tait-Jamieson

13:05 Alliance Francaise Wellington President talks about 'Concours de la Chanson' singing competition.

12:15 Pieter Symonds

The Christchurch born and bred, international guest star of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Pieter Symonds, talks about playing Carmen.

12:40 Contributor William Green