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The Mimosa Ensemble are involved in a very exciting pilot scheme: a music residency at schools in the Hutt Valley. Chamber Music New Zealand are happy to have partnered with Hutt Valley High School, and grateful for additional funding from Creative Communities Hutt City and the Rotary Clubs of Petone and Hutt City.
by Brenda Harwood, The Star (Dunedin) Old and new rubbed shoulders in an intriguing programme, selected by New Zealand composer Ross Harris for the New Zealand String Quartet as part of Chamber Music NZ's Composer Connections series.
Meet other music enthusiasts, have fun and help out behind the scenes at the Chamber Music Contest! We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Auckland District Rounds of our nationwide NZCT Chamber Music Contest. Over 100 ensembles will perform in the event which takes place across five days (Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 June 2015 at Raye Freedman Performing Arts Centre, Epsom Girls' Grammar). Volunteer today!
The extraordinary skill, flair, and assurance of Britain's acclaimed Brodsky Quartet held a large audience in thrall during Monday night's opening performance of Chamber Music New Zealand's 2015 season.
This was Chamber Music New Zealand’s first concert of the year in Wellington, and it immediately drew attention to the problem of the past couple of years: Can the Michael Fowler Centre be seen as a proper replacement for the Wellington Town Hall in music for small string groups?
The Brodsky Quartet are one of the best in the world. Lead violinist Daniel Rowland talks to Tom Cardy about playing with Elvis Costello and shaking up the classical world by standing up while they play.
Looking to foray into modern classical? Your search is over. Or perhaps your search has just begun. Welcome to Bela Bartók. And moreover, welcome to The Brodsky Quartet playing Bartók. The string to your bow is that it’s also the outstanding String Quartet No. 5. So settle back into the acoustically appropriate but rather makeshift surrounds of the Concert Chamber at Auckland’s Town Hall, and enjoy.