Upbeat for Friday 20 November 2015
Congratulations Michael Houstoun!
Pianist Michael Houstoun was named winner of the Tui Classical Album at last night's New Zealand Music Awards for his new recording of Beethoven's Complete Piano Sonatas. Eva chats to Michael on his way home from Auckland.
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Formed in 1985 by a group of musician friends who bought their instruments for a one-off performance in a pub and still going 30 years later. Eva talks to one of the mainstays of the orchestra, baritone uke player Richie Williams.
Our visual arts contributor David Alsop remembers the late Peter McLeavey.