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Chamber Music New Zealand appoints new CE

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 11:59 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

The Board of Chamber Music New Zealand (CMNZ) is pleased to announce that, following an extensive search, Catherine Gibson has been appointed as CMNZ’s new Chief Executive. Catherine has been CMNZ’s Artistic Manager since 2013. The Board acknowledges her ... More >>

Violin Superstar Viktoria Mullova in New Zealand 2019

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 11:52 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

In a coup for New Zealand one of the biggest names in music, Viktoria Mullova is coming to New Zealand for the 2019 Chamber Music New Zealand International Season. More >>

Russia's Borodin Quartet: a history of excellence

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 10:30 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

In our sometimes frantic and frenetic world, we can forget to take a breath and pause. To stop and appreciate beauty, the passing of time and remembrance of history. But this is exactly the kind of experience Russia’s Borodin Quartet offers. One of ... More >>

Retirement of Chamber Music New Zealand CEO

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 10:13 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

Chamber Music New Zealand’s Chief Executive, Emeritus-Professor Peter Walls, will retire from his position at the beginning of 2019, Chair Kerrin Vautier announced today. She said that the Board reluctantly accepts Peter’s decision but respects ... More >>

NZCT Chamber Music Finalists Announced

Friday, 3 August 2018, 7:33 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

It's not all about rugby in Christchurch this weekend, with a huge day at The Piano with the NZCT Chamber Music Contest Semi Finals , gearing up towards the National Finals tomorrow on the 4th August. The standard has been incredibly high from all ... More >>

Prestigious NZCT Chamber Music Contest Finals This Weekend

Monday, 30 July 2018, 5:23 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

It's happening! This is going to be a big event. After months of preparations, dedicated students have been through a long journey with their violins, oboes, cellos, and even a guzheng, through the District Rounds, to the Regional Finals and now the National ... More >>

A Feast with Italy: Ensemble Zefiro

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 1:31 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

A Feast with Italy: Ensemble Zefiro Long before the age of the ipod or the home stereo, 18th century aristocracy maintained a ‘Harmonie’ – usually a wind octet, for bringing out at the latest party, social function or banquet. Having powdered ... More >>

Matariki with the Music of Ngā Taonga Puoro

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 1:40 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

If someone lends you their whale to ride back home on, don't beach it, kill it and then have it for dinner - or bad things will happen to you. The story of Tinirau and Kae is a very old one, and you can hear it this June and July in Te Korekore ... More >>

Heath Quartet: Unlocking Classical Music for Kiwi Kids

Monday, 28 May 2018, 1:57 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

Why would a group of school students from Lower Hutt be at all interested in the music of Bach or Haydn? What would a piece of music written so long ago have anything to do with our lives? "Without music, life would be a mistake" said Nietzsche. ... More >>

Voyaging through modern chamber music

Monday, 30 April 2018, 10:06 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

Best-selling author and The New Yorker music critic Alex Ross is touring New Zealand this May with Chamber Music New Zealand , in a concert promising to open anyone's ears. Sharing the stage with our very own STROMA and mezzo-soprano Bianca Andrew ... More >>

Music of the 17th & 18th Centuries

Monday, 9 April 2018, 12:06 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

Acclaimed around the world, Phantasm have a stylistic understanding, artistry and skill that is animated by a passion for early music, culminating in what will be a rare and unforgettable concert experience. More >>

Chamber Music NZ Announces 2018 Season: Music Up Close

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:32 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

Chamber Music New Zealand Announces 2018 Season: Music Up Close Italy, Sweden, New Zealand, Russia, Romania, UK, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan, and the USA: A year-long festival of music More >>

Vivacious US Woodwind Ensemble Imani Winds' NZ Tour

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 8:50 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

“There’s a big vivacious, steel-belt of a sound Imani gets when playing at the top of its lungs” – The Philadelphia Inquirer More >>

Wellington Quartet Wins National Chamber Music Contest

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:59 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

Wellington ensemble Druz’ya Quartet has won the NZCT Chamber Music Contest for 2017 – only the second time in the contest’s history that the contest has been won by a Wellington group. More >>

National Chamber Music Contest Finalists Announced

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 11:40 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

NATIONAL FINALS: SUNDAY 6 AUGUST 3.00PM Chamber music ensembles from Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch make up the six finalists in the 2017 NZCT Chamber Music Contest. More >>

Beethoven Features in Lunchtime Concert Series in Wellington

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 12:36 pm | Chamber Music New Zealand

Beethoven's Piano and Violin Sonatas To Feature in Unique Lunchtime Concert Series in Wellington More >>

Chamber Music Royalty Performs Two NZ Concerts in August

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 10:08 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE: For Immediate Release Chamber Music Royalty Performs Two New Zealand Concerts in August More >>

Kuijken Quartet Brings Fresh Look at Early Music

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:01 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

For more than four decades Belgian violinist Sigiswald Kuijken and his family have been bringing the music of Haydn, Mozart and Bach to life in concerts around the world and in July they make their New Zealand debut. More >>

National Chamber Music Contest Wellington Results

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 8:43 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

The Wellington District Contest round in the annual NZCT Chamber Music Contest took place last weekend. The Contest attracted 32 ensembles involving 112 musicians and was adjudicated by Auckland University lecturer and principal bassoonist of the Sydney ... More >>

Musicians Tune Up for National Chamber Music Contest

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:17 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

More than 100 young Wellington musicians are tuning up to compete in the annual NZCT Chamber Music Contest. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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