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Two woodwinds, two strings, in varied concert from Nikau Trio plus

By , 20/11/2013
There is a belief in chamber music circles that you stage groups involving wind instruments or singers at your peril. A strange notion that suggests that the same sort of closed mind operates within some groups of classical music lovers that they scorn in those fixated by pop music who won’t open their ears to classical music. I was present when the Wellington Chamber Music Society started its Sunday afternoon... read more

Italian Embassy sponsors fine recital by violin and piano duo

A free concert of this standard is a rare event, so it was disappointing that there was not a larger audience to hear the duo perform – or to partake of the excellent pre-concert refreshments provided by the Italian Embassy, who sponsored the hour-long concert. That said, we do have a plethora of concerts at this time of year, and we do have very fine violinists locally, including Martin Riseley... read more

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