Upbeat for Thursday 28 January 2016
Jasmine Lovell-Smith discusses her musical journey from New Zealand to Mexico and back. She trained in jazz saxophone and composition in Wellington and has lived in the United States where she worked with top names in the jazz world and had compositions performed in New York city. So why is she living in central Mexico?
The new Music Director of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Giordano Bellincampi is about to take up the reins. He talks about his musical attitudes and the repertoire he feels passionate about. His first concert in April features music by Ligeti, Mozart and Strauss. The video features Bellincampi performing Dvorak's New World Symphony with his orchestra in Italy Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali