Wellington classical music: coming events

Middle C reviewing schedule  June 2024


Wednesday 5th June 12;15pm
SAXCESS – St Andrews-on-The-Terrace
Saxcess members include Debbie Rawson (soprano/alto), Richard Marin (soprano/alto), Peter Liley (tenor) and Tim Workman (baritone). This concert will be a Tapas style feast of saxophone music from Latin America, and a smorgasbord selection of tasty music from NZ.

Thursday 6th June  12:15pm
Viola Extravaganza – Students from the NZSM


Friday 7 June 2024 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Quintessence: An NZSQ Celebration   (Peter Is going)
BRAHMS – String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Op.67
MOZART – String Quintet in B-flat K.174
Victoria University Hunter Council Chamber,
Hunter Building, Kelburn Parade, Wellington

Sunday 9 Jun 3:00pm Wellington Chamber Music
Andrew Joyce & Jian Liu (Cello/Piano)
St Andrews on the Terrace, Wellington
Johann Sebastian Bach, Gamba Sonata No 3 in G minor, BWV1029
Ralph Vaughan Williams, Six Studies in English Folk Songs
Dorothy Buchanan, Soliloquy for Two方岽清 (FANG Dongqing), 林冲 (Lin Chong)
Paul Hindemith, Phantasiestück in B major, Op 8 No 2
Johannes Brahms, Sonata in F major, Op 99 (1886)

 Wednesday 12 Jun 12:15pm
Byron “buzz” Newton – Tuba and Euphoniumpianist, Brandan Agnew and special guest, NZSM baritone horn student Kate McGregor.
Concerto for Bass Tuba by R. Vaughan Williams:
Blind Sport (for euphonium) by Gilles Rocha:
FnuSt Andrews on the Terrace, Wellingtongg Purple (for Looping Station) by Øystein Baadsvik/B. Newton: Brace yourself for the innovative soundscape of Fnugg Purple.

 Thursday  13 Jun 7:30pm –
ROSSINI – Opera – Le Comte Ory  – (Peter is going)
NZ Opera production
St James Theatre, Wellington

Saturday 15th June 4 pm
REPAST is an intimate mid-winter feast of partsongs themed around eating and drinking! Featuring small groups of one-voice-per-part repertoire by Henry Purcell, Orlando de Lassus and Francis Poulenc.
Pre-concert talk 3pm
Khandallah Town Hall
11 Ganges Road, Khandalla

Thursday 20 June 2024 12:15pm – 1:00pm
Quang Hong Luu, Solo Piano
Debussy’s:Prelude No.7/II: La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune
Liszt’s complete first volume “Switzerland” from the years of Pilgrimage.
St Andrews on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington

Thursday 27 June 2024 12:15pm – 1:00pm
Szilvia Hernyak, Grace Burt & Liam Furey
Mezzo-sopranos Szilvia Hernyak & Grace Burt  (Liam Furey – piano)
German Lieder repertoire, from Schumann to Strauss.
St Andrews on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington

Saturday 29 June 2024, 3pm
Wellington City Orchestra
Conductor: Rachel Hyde
Berlioz, Hungarian March, from Damnation of Faust
Ross Harris, Klezmer Suite with Anna Gawn
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6
St Andrew’s on The Terrace, Wellington



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Rebecca Stanton –  rebecca.j.stanton@gmail.com
Steven Sedley – stevensedley3@gmail,com
Maya May – mayaalice.field@gmail.com
Peter Mechen – petermec@middle-c.net