Visiting Dunedin Chinese Garden yesterday are guqin player Wu Na (left) and opera singer Dong Fei.
Arts Festival Dunedin
University of Otago senior executant lecturer of cello Heleen Du Plessis plays Turangawaewae, which she commissioned former University of Otago student Corwin Newall to write.
Arts Festival Dunedin wil arrive at a sound and light slimax next weekend courtesy of Wellington musician Rhian Sheehan.
Tony Tarasiewicz, of Dunedin (left), joined folk musicians Jugoslav Hadzic and Anastasia Tasic, of Belgrade, of the band Balkan Sounds, at the Otago Farmers Market on Saturday.
Seats were sold out for an evening in Olveston's drawing room with its splendid Steinway grand piano and backdrop of trees clothed in spring growth beyond the leadlight bay window.
Actress Harmony Stempel, of New York, tests her tub at the Playhouse Theatre yesterday for her Dunedin premiere of Human Fruit Bowl tonight.
The past 10 days my wife has referred to herself as the ''arts widow'' but today I return to her after being immersed in the spectrum of creativity known as Arts Festival Dunedin.
One of many highlights in this year's Arts Festival Dunedin will be Requiem for the Fallen, by composer Ross Harris and poet Vincent O'Sullivan, which commemorates the centenary of World War 1. Charmian Smith reports.
Like a finely tuned hot rod, the script of Moon at the Bottom of the Garden is ''humming'' and ready for its world premiere in Dunedin tonight, playwright Sarah McDougall said.
Michael Hurst is one of New Zealand's most recognisable and respected performers. He is also a renowned theatre and television director. At Arts Festival Dunedin he performs in his solo show No Holds Bard. Gillian Thomas put some questions to him.
Reviewer Marcus Turner The publicity for ''Balkan Sounds with a Twist'' states ''Anastasia Tasic and Jugoslav Hadzic will be joined by several other musicians and performers in this exotic touch of the Balkans''. Balkan Sounds St Paul's at One Tuesday, October 14
The Paper Cinema cast members rehearsing Odyssey at Kavanagh Auditorium this week are (from left) movement director Imogen Charleston, artistic director Nicholas Rawlings, musician Hazel Mills, musical director Christopher Reed and musician Katherine Mann, of England.
Sponsored Content - Songs for the Fallen, set in 19th century Paris, is a glittering piece of cabaret-style music theatre charting courtesan Marie Duplessis’s life from poverty to infamy.
Arts Festival Dunedin this year will be remembered for having more standing ovations and more full houses than ever before, director Nicholas McBryde says.