Supported by generous help from the Turnovsky Endowment Trust

A fine recital of Fauré mélodies at St Andrew’s

By , 29/08/2012
I last heard these two accomplished singers at a lunchtime concert at St Mark’s church, Lower Hutt, a few months ago, when  they sang an amusing variety of American songs. For Wellington City they chose a slightly more rigorous programme, though only in the sense that all the songs were by one composer, and a classical composer whom many would not rank among the top ten. But this little recital... read more

Brahms the Second? – perhaps Herzogenberg the First?

By , 29/08/2012
What a lovely concert! - a wonderful idea by Jane Young and Hugh McMillan to present something of a "standard classic" in tandem with something else rather less known, to the advantage of both! In a sense, each of the pieces represented an adventure, albeit of a different kind. Beethoven's Op.102 'Cello Sonatas completed the process already begun by the composer with his Op.69 Sonata, of inventing something new -... read more

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