chose the music, not the singers. These were her favourites.
The programme began with Rossini’s La regata veneziana
, made famous by another farewell concert – Gerald Moore’s farewell to the concert platform, when the singers were... read more
It must have been very gratifying to Catherine Norton to have had such a line-up of established and emerging singers to sing, as she said in her short speech, songs where
Since its formation about six years ago the Aroha Quartet has gained a place close to the New Zealand String Quartet for its intuitive musicality and virtuosity. Their previous performances in this series and for Chamber Music New Zealand around the country have left no doubt about their quality and so it was a little surprising to find the 300-seat Ilott Theatre little more than half full: the weather;...
Upper Hutt-born pianist Ludwig Treviranus, back in New Zealand on a visit from his current study activities in the United States, gave a home-town recital on Sunday at the Expressions Centre, to the delight of a near-capacity audience. After completing earlier studies with Rae de Lisle in Auckland for a Masters Degree in piano performance he went to Florida to take up a Doctorate in piano with Read Gainsford...