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On The Road Again

14 April 2015    /    News

Even before the Composer Connections tour commences, we’ll be back on the road with Chamber Music New Zealand this week. This time it’s to four of our favourite centres - Motueka, Blenheim, Waikanae and Rotorua as part of the 2015 Encompass Season, presented in conjunction with the local chamber music...

Science Meets Music

14 April 2015    /    News

Typically we don’t connect Einstein with music. Yet as well as being one of the greatest physicists of all time, Einstein was also a fine amateur pianist and violinist. He maintained that music contributed greatly to his understanding of time and space.

Requiem a “triumph”

14 April 2015    /    News

Last month, as part of the 2015 Auckland Arts Festival, we were honoured to perform Ross Harris’s Requiem for the Fallen a third time. We’re delighted that audiences in Wellington, Dunedin and now Auckland have been able to experience this powerful reflection on World War I and the incredible sacrifice...

10 Questions: Suzanne Callam

14 April 2015    /    10 Questions

As our hard working Administrator, Suzanne Callam has a fast-paced role that in any one day can involve tour logistics, writing grant applications or sifting through Adam Summer School applications. It’s a job that she views as an immense privilege and one that has enhanced her love of chamber music immensely.

A grand finale to a grand festival

25 February 2015    /    News

Once again, Gillian and Helene pulled off an outstanding festival of fine music in Nelson, with Adam Chamber Music Festival manager Bob Bickerton calling it the “best ever”.  As artistic directors, NZSQ members Gillian Ansell and Helene Pohl are responsible for choosing the artists and shaping each of the programmes,...

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