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CMNZ gig guide: June 2005

CMNZ gig guide: June 2005

Shanghai Quartet (US)

The Shanghai Quartet returns to New Zealand to perform as part of the Celebrity Season. Described by international media as musicians who give “the kind of performance composers dream of”, the quartet presents an ‘east meets west’ fusion of Chinese and Western works.

Napier - Friday 17 June, Century Theatre, 8pm

Wellington - Saturday 18 June, Wellington Town Hall, 8pm

Dunedin - Monday 20 June, Glenroy Auditorium, 8pm

Christchurch - Tuesday 21 June, James Hay Theatre, 8pm

Auckland - Wednesday 22 June, Auckland Town Hall, 8pm

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New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest

New Zealand’s only national chamber music competition for young musicians and composers celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

Groups from 14 regions nationwide will compete in District Contest events in June*. Up to eight groups will then be selected by the adjudicators to compete in the prestigious National Final in Auckland on Saturday 6 August 2005.

Whangarei - Tuesday 7 June
Palmerston North & Invercargill - Wednesday 8 June
Auckland & Wanganui – Thursday 9 June
Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Dunedin - Friday 10 June, Saturday 11 June & Sunday 12 June
Hamilton, Nelson & Timaru - Tuesday 14 June
Tauranga - Wednesday 15 June
Christchurch - Thursday 16 June
Christchurch, Gisborne & Wellington - Fri 17 June
Christchurch & Wellington - Sat 18 June & Sun 19 June

*Venues to be advised

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Donald Armstrong and Terrence Dennis

Two of New Zealand’s best come together to bring you some of the great works from the rich repertoire for violin and piano.

Blenheim – Friday 10 June, Montana Brancott Winery, 6pm
Presented by the Marlborough Music Society

Wellington – Sunday 12 June, Ilott Concert Chamber, 3pm
Presented by the Wellington Chamber Music Society

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Distinctive and energetic duo Vivo perform the seductive music of the Tango, pieces from the Renaissance, Russian Folk tunes and a dose of Gypsy and Baroque music.

With the unusual combination of Miranda Adams on violin and Tatiana Lanchtchikova on accordion and piano, Vivo have selected a myriad of styles to suit all music fans.

Kerikeri – Saturday 25 June
Presented by Kerikeri Arts Inc

Whangarei – Sunday 26 June, St John's Church Centre, 2.30pm
Presented by the Whangarei Music Society

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Ogen Trio

‘Ogen’ is the Bulgarian word for fire and best describes the Ogen Trio’s performances. Described by media as inspirational, magical, enormously intense and energetic, the trio’s chosen name aptly reflects their musical dynamic.

The Ogen Trio have become well established as one of New Zealand’s leading piano trios.

Warkworth – Saturday 25 June, Mahurangi College Hall, 7.30pm
Presented by the Warkworth Music Society

Hamilton – Sunday 26 June, 3pm
Presented by the Hamilton Chamber Music Society

Te Awamutu – Tuesday 28 June, The Woolshed, Te Awamutu, 7.30pm
Presented by the Te Awamutu Music Federation

Wanganui – Wednesday 29 June, Concert Chamber, Watt St, 8pm
Presented by Chamber Music Wanganui

More information:


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