|12 December 2000|
Local Talent For Canterbury Showcase
Leading Canterbury musical talent will present Canterbury Showcase, a musical tribute through the years, in Cathedral Square on Saturday 16 December.
The Turning Point 2000 musical entertainment from 8pm will precede the Son et Lumiere event.
The line up will include Rachel Doig, opera singer, who will present music from 1900 to the 1920s. Her father, Christopher, now the chief executive of NZ Cricket, will make a rare public appearance for one number in this show.
Other entertainers will be Phil Garland, folk singer who will perform music from 1850 to 1900, and Janice Gray, who will sing songs from the 1920s and 30s.
Liz Braggins will perform jazz songs from the 1940 era, and Pat Kearns, who used to be known as Mark Antony, will present 1950s music.
Graham Wardrop, a top acoustic guitarist who now works a lot overseas, will play popular music from the 1960s-70s. The musical present will performed by Graham, Liz, Janice and Rachel.
Canterbury Showcase will run from 8pm until 10pm when the Son et Lumiere, Turning Point - I mua:a muri, will start in the Square.
After the Son et Lumiere, music will continue until 11.20pm.
Further information: Rae Finlay, CEO, Turning Point 2000: 379 2008.