Supported by generous help from the Turnovsky Endowment Trust

Fine concert from a three-nations piano trio in a three-nations choice of great music

A Canadian cellist, a Finnish violinist and a New Zealand pianist got together at Prussia Cove in England in 2013, and have made a very competent and successful trio.  We were honoured to hear such a fine group of young musicians. The Ravel work is a much-loved and often performed trio.  It was one of the works performed by the former Canterbury Trio, the death of whose outstanding violinist and... read more

Stunning clarinet playing and a “Great” symphony courtesy of the WCO

By , 03/07/2016

Mozart's Overture to his opera/pantomime “The Magic Flute” began the Wellington Chamber Orchestra's latest Sunday concert at St.Andrews in grand and ceremonial fashion, though it wasn't long before the music slyly stepped out of its ritualistic garb and started to dance. Conductor Vince Hardaker kept the players up-to-speed throughout the introduction with a flowing tempo that moved easily into the allegro. Though there was obviously a “warming up”... read more

Panorama Theme by Themocracy