Story: Composers

John Psathas

John Psathas was the subject of a 2011 documentary, Sound and fury, which looked at his dual Greek and New Zealand heritage and his achievements as a composer. This clip shows Psathas and his father listening to a rehearsal in Berlin of his well-known percussion concerto, View from Olympus.

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William Dart, 'Composers - Resounding reputations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by William Dart, published 22 Oct 2014