Supported by generous help from the Turnovsky Endowment Trust

Tudor Consort – Prophetic excellence at Lower Hutt

By , 06/04/2011
What an inspired idea for a concert! - fascinating to collect together a broad chronological range of composers' responses to prophetic texts to register any commonalities and enjoy the differences. Not surprisingly, these factors were the two most readily prominent features of the concert, namely the power of the texts to elicit a heartfelt response from every composer, and the sharply varied flavour of each individual setting. The... read more

Voice students of NZSM in excellent recital at St Andrew’s

By , 06/04/2011

Second and third year voice students at the New Zealand School of Music, tutored by Richard Greager, Margaret Medlyn, Jenny Wollerman and Emily Mair, gave a varied and excellent demonstration of both their own talents and the quality of their teaching.

The recital was interestingly planned, starting with four arias from Mozart operas. The first two were from The Marriage of Figaro: Emily Simcox opened with ‘Voi che... read more

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