22 Feb 2018

Upbeat for Thursday 22 Feb

From Upbeat, 11:22 am on 22 February 2018

1pm Soloist helps celebrate CSO’s 60th

This weekend the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 60th anniversary. Violinist Natalia Lomeiko, who’s performed with the CSO since she was a teenager, returns to perform Bruch and Beethoven’s Eroica. She speaks to Eva Radich about being back in the garden city.

Natalia Lomeiko

Natalia Lomeiko Photo: Jane Blundell

1.30pm Organ rising from the rubble

Canterbury organist Martin Setchell gives the inaugural recital on an organ that’s more than 100 years old. He explains how it survived the February 22nd earthquake even though the church crumbled around it, why it was important to save it, and how the latest technology is being integrated.

Oxford Terrace Baptist Church

Oxford Terrace Baptist Church Photo: Facebook - Oxford Terrace Baptist Church