Great Scot

Alex Reedijk is leaving his post as general director of the NZ Opera to take the reins at its Scottish counterpart in March 2006. Reedjik has previously worked for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scottish Opera and Wexford Festival Opera, as well as NZ’s International Festival of the Arts and NBR Opera. “I am thrilled to have been offered the opportunity to take up this vital role within Scotland’s national opera company,” said Reedijk on classical music website Andante. “I am confident that I can provide the experience, passion and hard work to help deliver Scottish Opera’s future plans.”


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Hamish Bennett’s Bellbird Antidote to Winter Gloom

Hamish Bennett’s Bellbird Antidote to Winter Gloom

“Warming the cockles of audience hearts at last year’s Sydney Film Festival, New Zealander Hamish Bennett’s comedy Bellbird is a defiantly optimistic tribute to the Northland region where the primary school…