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Performer: Peter Scholes

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Haunting new opera premiered in Auckland

Jaewoo Kim (Kwan) and company © Candice Whitmore
The Bone Feeder was a thought-provoking deliberation on the history, culture and the nature of belonging.
****1
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Thrilling Beethoven 5 in Auckland

An evening of Adagio cello concertante works in Auckland was enlivened by a stirring Beethoven Fifth. 
***11
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Uplifting Haydn a highlight from the ACO

As usual, the performances here were thoroughly committed, but repeated cases of uncertain intonation and rhythmic imprecision prevented them from reaching the heights the audience have experienced in earlier programmes.
***11
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Marlena Devoe wows as Lucia in Auckland

The audience for Lucia di Lammermoor was treated to a young, very believable cast showcasing a star in the making in the form of New Zealand-born Samoan soprano Marlena Devoe. 
****1
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A mixed bag at Auckland Chamber Orchestra's Four Seasons concert

How does one approach performing a piece as ubiquitous and overexposed as Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (particularly here in New Zealand, where various movements have haunted us through the National Bank television advertisements for years now)? The Auckland Chamber Orchestra, with musical director Peter Scholes, decided in this case to recast Vivaldi’s concertos as works for wind and orchestra with Sch
***11
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