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10 Questions: Vincent O'Sullivan

20 February 2014    /    10 Questions

The upcoming Requiem for the Fallen is a choral/instrumental work featuring a stunningly beautiful libretto by NZ’s Poet Laureate Vincent O’Sullivan. His collaboration with composer Ross Harris is not a new one: they have worked together on seven previous projects.

Horomona Horo

14 December 2013    /    Composer Focus

Requiem for the Fallen with the New Zealand String Quartet, Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir and taonga pūoro is another step on the journey of bringing together the distinctive voices of peoples who share a country and shared a battlefield.

10 Questions: James Campbell

31 October 2013    /    10 Questions

In May 2014 we will be touring with virtuoso Canadian/American clarinetist James Campbell as part of Chamber Music New Zealand’s Kaleidoscope series. The tour repertoire includes the Mozart, Weber and Brahms clarinet quintets. We have enjoyed a long association with James Campbell and have performed together extensively with him.

Concert Review – Bravo Britten!

17 October 2013    /    Review

Tom McDonald Barrel Room, Church Road Winery, Taradale, Sunday 1 September, 2013.

David Downes

02 August 2013    /    Composer Focus

David Downes (b. 1967) is a New Zealand born composer/filmmaker/performer who has pursued a diverse and individual creative career. His various music, sonic art, film and animation works have been performed, presented, screened and exhibited at numerous music, film, and arts festivals, galleries, concert halls and cultural events around the world.

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