Otago Daily Times: Arts

Bringing order to Creation

Bringing order to Creation

Haydn wanted to write a work that would give him permanent fame so he created The Creation. Charmian Smith talks to conductor Nicholas McGegan about the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's concert of this oratorio featuring former Dunedin soloist Jonathan Lemalu and City Choir Dunedin.

A climate of unease

A climate of unease

Lungs is a little play with big ideas, director Stephanie McKellar-Smith tells Charmian Smith.

Marama 'Magic Flute' moments

Marama 'Magic Flute' moments

The music department at the University of Otago is staging excerpts from Mozart's popular opera Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) tomorrow and Saturday.

Art seen: 21 August

''Art Between the Covers: Artists and the Book (1930s-1960s)'', (Hocken Collections, Dunedin

Story of towering achievement suggests politics need not be a plaything

Story of towering achievement suggests politics need not be a plaything

A play set in Depression-era Waitaki aims to put the substance back into politics, writes Emily Menkes.

Connecting with the cosmos

Connecting with the cosmos

Inspired by the night sky, by Bauhaus concepts, by deep space and many other things, Dunedin-based choreographer Daniel Belton has created Satellites for the Royal New Zealand Ballet's season of ''Allegro''. Charmian Smith reports.

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