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RNZ: Upbeat
Radio New Zealand
What's going on in the world of music and the arts? From the concert hall to the cinema, we talk to musicians, composers, choreographers, dancers, actors, directors and artists - Upbeat finds out what makes them tick.
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The Royal New Zealand Navy Band is celebrating the service's 75th birthday and 30 years of women at sea. Musicians Colin Clark and Jo Spiers talk about the changes sexual equality in the Navy have brought. Earlier this year the band travelled to Europe to play at multiple ceremonies at sites of battles during the first world war.
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Napier Civic Choir welcomes out of towners soprano Lisa Harper-Brown and pianist Jian Liu from the New Zealand School of Music to a three day concert extravaganza featuring great works by Wagner, Mozart, Brahms and Schumann.
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The Glamaphones celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill with a concert series. Rachel Hyde is the Musical Director of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex community SATB choir based in Wellington. The Glamaphones have been going for five years and developed out of the Homophones male only choir when women were invited to join after the AsiaPacific Outgames.
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Fortune Theatre's new Artistic Director Jonathan Hendry's debut production as director in Dunedin is Over the River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro.The play ran on Broadway for over 200 performances.
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What will NZ On Air chief executive Jane Wrightson be doing to address inequality in television and digital media where white males hold the plum jobs. Ethnicity is also out of balance with most television producers, directors and writers identifying as European despite the country's increasingly diverse population. NZ On Air is also changing the way it funds local music production.
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Australian soprano Yvonne Kenny is the head judge for this year's Lexus Song Quest, deciding who is worthy of winning New Zealand's most important vocal competition. She's taking time away from London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she is a Professor of Voice, to pass on her knowledge and skills to the next generation of New Zealand opera singers.
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It might seem a large step from usher to director, but that's exactly what Prayas Theatre director Sananda Chatterjee has done. She joined the company 10 years ago and comedy show Love N Stuff is her first time in the director's chair. The comedy set in Auckland International Airport, is accompanied by Karen Plimmer on harp and piano.
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Global adventurer German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser spends his time playing with some of the largest and most renowned symphony orchestras in the world. This week he makes his debut with the NZSO playing Lalo's Cello Concerto. Moser bring a very special companion to New Zealand; an Andrea Guarneri cello made in 1694.
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Matthew Salapu - aka hip-hop artist Anonymouz - talks to Tim Dodd about the soundscape Resample Guåhån, which he created for the Festival of Pacific Arts that's just recently been held in Guam. The soundscape, along with its accompanying film, will be presented at the Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium tomorrow night.
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Indie-folk singer Mel Parsons secured the top song prize at the New Zealand Country Music Awards in early June. She won the Best Country Music Song for her track Alberta Sun.
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