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Gigs galore for a good cause

By PHILIP CHANDLER A mini music festival’s running throughout the Wakatipu next week to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. Creative Queenstown’s presenting nine performances under the banner, ‘Listen Up, Wakatipu!’, featuring the cream of local entertainers. Starting this coming Monday, the likes of...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A new Queenstown Music Festival will replace next year’s 11th edition of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Sponsored by Arrowtown jeweller Sir Michael Hill’s family, the world-renowned contest’s run every two years since 2001, with Queenstown hosting the...

Playing piano from the heart

Piano teacher Kinga Krupa talks to writer Neville Idour about learning piano in post-communist Poland and how she re-found her passion for performing Polish-born classical pianist Kinga Krupa has lived in Queenstown for just two years but has already stamped...
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