Rebecca Fox

In tune

In tune

Living, working and travelling together does not faze musicians Nicola Benedetti and Leonard Elschenbroich. The pair tell Rebecca Fox about their shared love of music.

Crystalline sound of the past

Crystalline sound of the past

A love of the baroque - its architecture, painting, literature and even furniture - led Frenchman Christophe Rousset to play the harpsichord. He tells Rebecca Fox how it evolved into Les Talens Lyriques.

Director following her passion

Director following her passion

Dunedin's Globe Theatre is celebrating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with its first production of one of his earliest plays. Rebecca Fox talks to director Ellie Swan about The Comedy of Errors.

Curating years of collecting

Curating years of collecting

A new exhibition at Dunedin Public Art Gallery will give people a view on New Zealand's contemporary art scene, assistant curator Lauren Gutsell tells Rebecca Fox. 

A family affair (+ video)

A family affair (+ video)

A ‘‘once in a lifetime opportunity'' is how artist Suzanne Emslie describes her latest artistic endeavour. She tells Rebecca Fox how she is immortalising her family as supersized clay figures.

Son pays tribute to his mother

Son pays tribute to his mother

Dunedin holds good memories for Pascal Harris so it is fitting it is here he is holding a special exhibition of his mother's work. Rebecca Fox talks to Pascal about joining his mother in the exhibition. 

Portrait of a lady

Portrait of a lady

Capturing the personality of a subject is the biggest challenge for artist Jude Ansbacher.

‘Extravaganza of Opera’ to celebrate milestone

‘Extravaganza of Opera’ to celebrate milestone

Opera Otago, the oldest opera company in continuous existence in New Zealand, turns 60 this year. Rebecca Fox takes a look at its tumultuous history.

Mahler and all that jazz

Mahler and all that jazz

New York jazz pianist Uri Caine will play his first New Zealand concert of a 2016 tour in Dunedin next week. He tells Rebecca Fox he is not sure how New Zealand classical audiences will react to his work.

Eat your heart out, sunbathers

Eat your heart out, sunbathers

Hidden away in the lush hinterland of the Sunshine Coast is a burgeoning artisan food industry. Helped by some insider knowledge, Rebecca Fox discovers a great alternative to a day at the beach.