Kathryn Stott Piano Recital

18 May 2017, MTG Century Theatre Ravel: Sonatine; Faure: Nocturne No 6 Op 63; Franck: Prelude, Choral and Fugue M. 21; Debussy: L’Isle Joyeuse; Faure: Nocturne No 4, Op 36; Dutilleux: Piano Sonata. With a wholly French bill of fare, a gastronomic metaphor was difficult to resist.  Lovers of French – particularly piano – music…

Pecha Kucha

11 April, MTG Thankfully the ‘character-building’ art of public speaking (as it is no doubt still regarded in schools) is not dying out. Quite the opposite, it seems to be enjoying a renaissance if you consider the remarkable popularity and even cultural influence of TED Talks where subjects of all types, no matter how arcane…

Indra’s Bow

October 2016 – 27 August 2017, MTG, Napier The God Indra, of Indian Mythology, has dominion over the rains – no small thing in a land where the arrival of the monsoon can mean the difference between life and death. His bow, the rainbow, is his weapon in combat with the Asuras of inclement weather…