Story: Classical musicians

Stephen de Pledge

Pianist Stephen de Pledge plays a whimsical piece written for him by Wellington composer Jack Body, 'The street where I live'. A recording of the composer speaking can be heard in the background, and he is shown in the audience, listening with delight. De Pledge returned to New Zealand in 2010 after a successful career in Europe.

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Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - Music teaching and ensemble playing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014