Festival Conversations


Elizabeth Kerr discusses Iris Dreaming with Gillian Whitehead and Joanne Roughton-Arnold on the day of the New Zealand premiere.


Adam Chamber Music Festival

Interview with Emma Keeling for TVNZ Breakfast

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TVNZ Breakfast


Emma Keeling interviews Joanne Roughton-Arnold ahead of the world permiere of Iris Dreaming


Grimeborn Festival

Photography by Cathy Pyle

Kim Hill interviews Joanne Roughton-Arnold about Iris Dreaming and the challenges of commissioning, producing and performing a new opera

Bryan Crump interviews Gillian Whitehead about Iris Dreaming

Eva Radich interviews Joanne Roughton-Arnold ahead of the world premiere of Iris Dreaming

Iris Dreaming: Kiwi writer Robin Hyde 'was asking to have an opera written about her'

By Elizabeth Kerr / 24 January 2017

The Listener


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Singing solo for her supper

By Eleanor Wenman / 1 February 2017

Hutt News


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Elizabeth Kerr reviews Iris Dreaming (from 5:00)

Opera Iris Dreaming tells tragic life of New Zealand writer Robin Hyde

By Margot Hannigan / 7 February 2017

Nelson Mail


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Adam Festival 'the most successful ever'

16 February 2017

Nelson Mail


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Mandela Trilogy; Iris Dreaming; RNO/Karabits, Denis Matsuev; Daniil Trifonov and friends – review

By Fiona Maddocks / 28 August 2016

The Observer


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