Dunedin-based international operatic soprano Anna Leese joined local pianist and internationally renowned accompanist Terence Dennis in an outstanding recital of art songs and operatic arias in St Paul's Cathedral yesterday.
If your ideal Saturday night involves a folk musician who dabbles in Afro-beat and witty banter, then you might want to head down to Inch Bar tonight.
Without a doubt the best entrance into a show I have ever reviewed. In one door, out another, down some steps then up a concrete spiral staircase.
The Kugels, a Wellington band that plays klezmer, the folk music of Jewish people from Central and Eastern Europe, performs in front of an almost full St Paul's Cathedral.
The Marama Hall lunchtime recital yesterday featured University of Otago alumni baritone Julien Van Mellaerts, accompanied by Prof Terence Dennis.
Violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea and pianist Andrey Gugnin give an impassioned performance in front of a spellbound audience in the Glenroy Auditorium last night as part of Arts Festival 2018.
REVIEW: NZ professional pianist Michael Houstoun has been enthralling audiences internationally and in this country for more than 45 years. Last evening in Dunedin's Glenroy Auditorium the audience was reassured he remains ''top shelf'' in his trade.
A young audience enjoyed a collection of classical hits, a swoon of melodic tonic Late Romantic works performed by the NZSO under the baton of Hamish McKeich at the Dunedin Town Hall on Friday evening.
Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles court on Thursday to a charge of manslaughter for a 2015 hit-and-run killing.
Arts Festival Dunedin wil arrive at a sound and light slimax next weekend courtesy of Wellington musician Rhian Sheehan.
A nine-track album from Prince's vast vault of unreleased material goes on sale on Friday, along with a new video highlighting gun violence.
Writing a piece to commemorate Captain James Cook’s arrival in New Zealand proved a unique challenge for composer Dame Gillian Whitehead.
Mitch James’ profile soared after winning a support slot for Ed Sheeran, but his was not a story of overnight success, writes Tony Nielsen.
Two people died, a dozen more were hospitalised and hundreds others sought medical assistance after suspected drug overdoses at a music festival in Sydney, the police said.
In Survivors, well-known Dunedin composer Anthony Ritchie presents interesting and enjoyable works of choral music recorded in Belgium.
Review: Dunedin singer-songwriter Matt Joe Gow's debut album is a rich journey of traditional sounds, writes Tony Nielsen.