Arts Foundation Update | Issue 22 — 26.06.12

News from the Arts Foundation and its award recipients from 27 June 2012

Trust Records has announced the upcoming release of Gareth Farr: Horizon

Horizon showcases piano music of Gareth Farr, from the exotic sonorities of Indonesian gamelan to the more impressionistic influence of Olivier Messiaen, with echoes of Prokofiev and Shostakovich, this recording reveals Farr's engaging style. New Zealand-born pianist and prize-winning Juilliard graduate Henry Wong Doe is joined by New York City colleagues in performing the ten works on this album, including seven first recordings. 
To be released for sale in July 2012 you can pre-order your copy today.

British television comedy The Inbetweeners has been given the green light for an American version on the MTV network.  Taika Waititi directed the pilot. The series will screen on MTV from August 20.

Image of Taika Waitit by David Hamilton