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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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Jonathan Hendry takes us through what to expect for 2017 at the southern theatre, including a company season of winter warmer musical, Sondheim’s  Into The Woods & and Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
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Sisters Georgia and Francesca Emms have their own production company Wanderlust Productions, dedicated to making live performances of cabaret, musical theatre and opera accessible. Their new show These Are A Few Of My Favorite Sings promises die-hard Julie Andrews fans a family-friendly one-woman Julie-loving self-help song-book sing-a-long. [image_crop:23237:full]
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Music Director Marc Taddei reveals his 2017 programme. Called The Impresario, the new season focuses on music inspired by Sergei Diaghilev, the man responsible for some of the most innovative ballet and music of the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries.
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Peter Mechen goes on an interstellar adventure through Orchestra Wellington’s performance of Gustav Holst’s The Planets. He reviews two new works written by Orchestra Wellington's Composers in Residence : Claire Cowan’s Concerto for Violin, performed by Amalia Hall and David Long's work for guitar, orchestra and electro-musical "instruments", conducted by Mark Taddei.
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RNZ Concert Senior Producer Tim Dodd talks to violinist Yebin Yoo the winner of the competition, Eva Radich has a chat with Juror Julia Joyce and we hear some of Yebin's winning performance of Debussy's Violin Sonata.
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Life’s complexities in New Zealand between the 40s and 80s are presented in a photographic exhibition at the Auckland Art Gallery. The series The Us in I documents a period of upheaval and optimism, from anti-Vietnam war protests to Royal visits.
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We try to unravel the difficulties at the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
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Kirsten Johnstone goes backstage with the eight Todd young composers: Louisa Nicklin, Daniel Sun, Josiah Carr, Jay Greenberg, Evangelina Telfar, Eleanore Chen, Reuben Jelleyman.
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Stories of earthquakes, elections and entertaining wildlife are run of the mill on most news sites, but for Ben Uffindell, Editor of satirical news site The Civilian, those stories are central to raising heckles, and chuckles, from many. He explains what role fake news plays in today’s society and why it’s important to satirise topical events.
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The semi-finalists have been selected for the 28th Gisborne International Music Competition.  Juror Nick Deutsch talks about selecting the 13 players for the next round with fellow juror Julia Joyce.  Nick is an international oboist and Artistic Director at the Australian National Academy of Music.
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