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.
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.