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Puertas String Quartet in Hunter Council room recital

Despite the clash with the Hutt Valley Chamber Music Society concert and the fact that the concert was not advertised in that day’s Dominion Post Arts Supplement, a good-sized audience greeted this English-New Zealand string quartet. The audience was seated facing the east window in the Council chamber rather than north or west, as I have experienced before, so no-one was seated in the east gallery. Whether... read more

Alexa Still and Diedre Irons – irresistible duo

By , 05/05/2011
Mistakenly thinking the concert was being held in nearby St.James' Church, I wasted several precious minutes retracing steps and re-aligning my destination, finally being led by the sound of Alexa Still's silvery flute tones to the entranceway of Lower Hutt's Little Theatre. I thus missed the opening Allegro malinconico part of Poulenc's Sonata for flute and piano, but was charmed, by way of compensation, both by the friendliness of... read more

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