Despite the temptation to stay home and catch Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s Glennie at Olympus concert streamed live, there was almost a capacity turnout at the Town Hall. John Psathas’ piano and percussion concerto, View from Olympus, is one of New Zealand music’s big successes. Premiered by Dame Evelyn Glennie at the Manchester Commonwealth Games in 2002, it has gone on … Read More
This is an audio only review.
Thursday’s Auckland Philharmonia concert was always going to be one of most sought-after classical concerts in 2014. If you’ve heard of Dame Evelyn Glennie, or better yet seen her in action, you will know she is a world-renowned, exceptionally brilliant percussionist. […] The piece chosen was New Zealand composer John Psathas’ work View from Olympus. Composed with Dame Evelyn in … Read More