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Strav vs Rach: Hell vs Heaven!

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 12:17 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments; Symphony in Three Movements Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Edo do Waart, conductor, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, August 24, 2018 More >>

Beethoven & Brahms—The Best!

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 4:03 pm | Lindsay Perigo

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edo de Waart, with Augustin Hadelich (violin). Music by Beethoven and Brahms. Michael Fowler Centre 18 August. More >>

Momentous Mahler

Monday, 9 April 2018, 3:51 pm | Lindsay Perigo

It is said of Gustav Mahler that as a conductor he was a despot and a perfectionist. "To him there was no such thing as a minor detail," Harold C. Schonberg writes, "... Mahler would not tolerate inattentive or careless playing. Never ... More >>

Back to the Future Indeed!

Monday, 12 February 2018, 4:41 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Summer Pops: Music from the Movies New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hamish McKeich Michael Fowler Centre, February 9 More >>

Music of the Gods—'Poetry and Passion'

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 9:20 am | Lindsay Perigo

"Pretty much as close to technically perfect as you can be." Hot contemporary tenor Joseph Calleja describes one of his most illustrious predecessors, Mario Lanza, in this way in the 2017 Screenbound Pictures documentary, Mario Lanza: The Best of ... More >>

Matthias A Marvel!

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 1:07 pm | Lindsay Perigo

NZSO National Youth Orchestra Music by Beethoven, Elgar and Dvorak. Conducted by Guy Noble, with Matthias Balzat (cello). Michael Fowler Centre, February 3. More >>

A Bland Brahms, Vibrant Wagner ... and Sensational Sibelius

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 3:31 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Brahms's Third Symphony is his shortest and quietest. In the hands of Maestro Edo de Waart and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra at the Fowler Centre on Friday night it was altogether too quiet in this reviewer's humble opinion. Maestro says the music ... More >>

Rach Packs 'Em In!

Monday, 30 October 2017, 3:47 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Wellingtonians fair flocked to the Fowler Friday night to hear the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in an all-Rachmaninoff programme. They left more rapt with Rach than ever. More >>

When a Cover-Up Is a Good Thing

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 8:25 am | Lindsay Perigo

Tenor Simon O'Neill loves coming back to Wellington. He did the Honours year of his music degree here, studying with the iconic Emily Mair, who, "along with my Aunt Eileen," is "my favourite person in Wellington." He says as a ... More >>

NZSO's 'Power and Passion—Liszt and Mahler'

Monday, 13 July 2015, 8:25 pm | Lindsay Perigo

There are two types of people in the world: those who worship Gustav Mahler and those who do not. For those who do, Mahler's music is a religious experience. Mahler is not so much a composer as a Deity, in whose Presence one shall inexorably convulse ... More >>

Black Trash Trashes Baltimore; White Trash Makes Excuses

Friday, 1 May 2015, 8:48 pm | Lindsay Perigo

For using this title, I shall of course be accused of being a racist—by racists. More >>

Campbell Live and the Culture of Cretinism

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 9:57 am | Lindsay Perigo

The rumoured looming demise of Campbell Live has triggered an avalanche of obituaries for "true current affairs," of which John Campbell, his fans claim, is the last embodiment standing. More >>

America (RIP)'s Revised National Anthem | Lindsay Perigo

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 9:51 pm | Lindsay Perigo

I have modified the lyrics to Star-Spangled Banner to take into account Airhead America's utter, suicidal capitulation to moronry and totalitarianism. This is dedicated most of all to those who should know better: [pseudo-]Objectivists who speak of "Islamism" ... More >>

Lindsay Perigo : The O'Lielly Factor

Monday, 9 March 2015, 10:32 am | Lindsay Perigo

In a world where "journalism" has come to mean left-wing advocacy as practised by the mainstream pseudo-media (MSPM henceforth), Fox News stands out. It is openly engaged in right -wing advocacy. More >>

Two Lanzas, Two Americas

Friday, 28 December 2012, 12:08 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Three generations ago, in 1950, handsome young tenor Mario Lanza was King of the Airwaves, with his ballad, Be My Love , sitting atop the pop charts, as secure as his High C, for 34 weeks and soaring out from jukeboxes everywhere. Its lyrics were ... More >>

Lindsay Perigo Liberty Conference Speech

Saturday, 6 October 2012, 12:42 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Martin Luther King said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” More >>

Ban the Ban-Mongers - Lindsay Perigo

Saturday, 14 July 2012, 11:39 am | Lindsay Perigo

The nanny-statists in Labour are behaving true to their bossyboot-busybody form in calling for "changes to stop the normalisation of alcohol by sporting and cultural heroes amid an explosion of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome," says SOLO Principal Lindsay ... More >>

Perigo 8 - Don Brash Goes Round Two With Lindsay

Monday, 16 May 2011, 10:23 am | Lindsay Perigo

Perigo Episode 8: Now that Don Brash is leading the Act Party where's he going to take it? As the son of a preacher-man what does he now think about God, the universe, Gay-Basher- Banks and Rodney? Join Lindsay tonight to find out. More >>

PERIGO! with Don Brash, 12/5/11

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 2:10 pm | Lindsay Perigo

He’s been accused of being Old, Egotistical and Grumpy! Now that Don Brash is leading the Act Party where’s he going to take it? As the son of a preacher-man what does he now think about God, the Universe, Gay-Bashing- Banks and Rodney? Join ... More >>

Perigo! 5/5/11

Thursday, 5 May 2011, 3:37 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Who is John Galt? Who was Ayn Rand? What is Atlas Shrugged? More >>



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