Te Ao Hou | This New World

“...committed, dedicated, sincere, enthusiastic, intense and focused.”

Stephen Gibbs

Performed by Rob Thorne (taonga pūoro) and the New Zealand String Quartet at St Mary of the Angels, 6 March 2018. Presented by the New Zealand Festival.

Audio recorded by RNZ Concert.

Film funded by NZ On Air.


Te Ao Hou | This New World

Rob Thorne - Improvisations for taonga pūoro 

Salina Fisher - Tōrino: echoes on pūtōrino improvisations by Rob Thorne

Rob Thorne - Tomokanga

Gillian Whitehead - Poroporoaki

Gareth Farr - He Poroporoaki

Gillian Whitehead - Puhake ki te rangi 

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