Fiona Pears

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Radio NZ National interview

Fiona was interviewed on today’s Nine To Noon programme with Lynn Freeman. You can listen to the interview in full by clicking here.

Concert posters and gig reminders

Fiona Pears Concert - Nelson Boathouse - 20120929
Fiona Pears - Concert - Governer's Bay 20121005

We’ve uploaded a couple of posters for Fiona’s upcoming joint concerts with La Petite Manouche. More details of these shows can be found on the gigs page and you can download the posters using the links below.

Fiona is very much looking forward to these concerts, we hope to see some of you there!

Download Nelson Boathouse Poster (hi-res)

Download Governor’s Bay She Chocolat Poster (hi-res)

Martinborough Cartoon

20120805 - Fiona Pears cartoon in Martinborough newspaper

Fiona has been ‘tooned for a Martinborough newspaper. We thought we’d share it with you all… 😛

Feeling review

Fiona Pears album review of Feelings in Christchurch Press

This excellent review is taken from today’s Christchurch Press.

FIONA PEARS – Feeling ★★★★
Lyttelton-based violinist/composer Fiona Pears has an extraordinary skill – her ability to take typically rigid musical structures and breathe life and vitality into them until they capture you with pure pleasure. The international soloist and recording artist was working on this album when the earthquake hit on February 22, her husband Ian Tilley hit the save key on the computer at the exact moment the earthquake started. The track Fire in the Orient is a particularly lively number. Another piece, Mr Barnaby Jackson, is as beautiful as the beast which inspired it. The title track, Feeling, is easily one of the most exquisite pieces of music I’ve heard in a long time – it pours through you and enters your body at a cellular level, so achingly poignant you’d have to be inhuman not to feel its effect.