The second of two episodes featuring live recordings and interviews from Pyramid Club's Taonga Pūoro Festival held in November 2021.
Pyramid Club along with Ruby Solly and Al Fraser hosted Pūoro Tū, a festival of “adventures in Māori instruments and sounds” in Te Whanganui-a-Tara. With a simple welcome to taonga pūoro players throughout Aotearoa a significant event took place, the worlds first six day celebration of the oro of taonga pūoro.
Thomas Lambert conducted interviews and collected the recordings made during the festival; live recording by Thomas Lambert, Warwick Donald, and Jonny Marks.
To find all the past event listings and a summary of the festival click here
Also on the Te Papa blog there is this article by Ruby Solly about what took place.
The time stamps for this episode are:
00'00 : Nathan Taare - exhibition
03'03 : Khali Meari Mataroa, Te Kahureremoa Taumata - Ladyfruit, Timotimo
16'50 : Al Fraser, Jonny Marks
20'31 : Thomas Carroll, Rob Awa - URN
24'48 : Rob Thorne, Isaac Smith, Andy Wright - IRA
27'43 : Riki Pirihi conducts the Pūoro Orchestra
39'22 : Khali Meari Mataroa, Piata Nairn conducts the Pūoro Orchestra
43'37 : James Webster