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William Dart, music and art crtic

William Dart was one of New Zealand's most active music and art critics in the 2010s. Since the 1970s he had been a classical music critic on Radio New Zealand Concert, as well as commenting on rock and other musical forms in his New horizons programme. He was founding editor of Music in New Zealand, which ran from 1988 to 2002. In the 2010s he was editor of Art New Zealand and classical music critic for the New Zealand Herald. Listen to a clip from his 2014 review of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's concert with popular music act The Adults.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Arts reviewing - Expanding the horizons of criticism, 1960s to 2014', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/45131/william-dart-music-and-art-crtic (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014