4 Jun 2016

Unstrung Heroes at the Spiegeltent

From RNZ Music, 4:00 pm on 4 June 2016

Led by Mahuia Bridgman-Cooper, The Black Quartet spans musical worlds, having played with everyone from Kanye West to the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

For one-night-only they are joined by special guests James Milne (Lawrence Arabia), Rob Ruha & Hollie Fullbrook (Tiny Ruins) to perform arrangements of favourite artists songs, in a show commissioned and produced by Auckland Arts Festival, and premiered live in the Spiegeltent during the Auckland Arts Festival 2016.

music details

Medley (Quartet)
Travelling Shoes (w/James Milne)
Tiki Tapu (w/Rob Ruha)
Ravel medley (Quartet) Ravel/Gotye
Me At The Museum, You at the Wintergardens (w/Hollie Fullbrook)
Whakapuakina (w/Rob Ruha)
It's Time (w/Rob Ruha)
Mishima (Quartet) Philip Glass/David Bowie
Early Kneecappings (w/James Milne & Hollie Fullbrook)
Night Owl (w/Hollie Fullbrook)
Eleanor Rigby (w/James Milne & Hollie Fullbrook) The Beatles
Take On Me (Quartet) Aha

Unstrung Heroes was recorded by Andre Upston for Radio New Zealand on 10 March 2016.