Heavenly pop hits

Aotearoa musical ambassador Neil Finn’s One Nil launched in the US as One All, and draws in at No.2 on Salon’s audio charts. New songs and collaborations with Wendy and Lisa of Prince and the Revolution fame, see Finn in fine form: “Finn sticks to his trademark sweet melodies and atmospheric arrangements […] He’s always played beautiful pop tunes, but at the same time his lyrics are full of doubt and darkness.”

 


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Gemma New Makes Houston Symphony Debut

Gemma New Makes Houston Symphony Debut

Gemma New has studied under conductors whose names are familiar well beyond the cloistered halls of classical music: Dudamel, Salonen, Michael Tilson Thomas. The 35-year-old New Zealand native, recently made her…