Filmed on location at the historic Albany Street Studios, Dunedin, New Zealand. Helen performs on a concert harp and a lever harp both built of NZ red beech by her brother Kim Webby, a lap harp built by Daniel Walker, and a wire-strung medieval harp built by Andy Rigby. More information about Helen and Pluck can be found at her website, harp.co.nz.
With thanks to Helen Webby and the Webby family, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Airforce Museum, Wigram Airbase, the Whare Flat Folk Festival, The Distiller, the Audio-Visual Unit, the Department of Music and Theatre, and the Department of Media, Film and Communication at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Special thanks those featured: Chris Adams, Pepe Becker, Ross Carey, Lyell Cresswell, Claire Cowan, Graeme Downes, John Egenes, Fiona Farrell, Gretchen La Roche, Sean Manning, Elizabeth Nicholson, Anthony Ritchie, and Gillian Whitehead. Title from the poem The Harp Sang by Fiona Farrell.
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra was playing the New Zealand premiere of Rautavaara's 'Harp Concerto.'