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Chamber Music NZ July, August & September 2005

Chamber Music New Zealand

New Zealand Concert Guide July, August & September 2005

OGEN TRIO (NZ) July

New Zealand’s Ogen Trio will debut a new piece of music by New Zealand composer Michael Williams on their ten-centre nationwide tour in July. The piece, titled ‘Behind the Parapet’, uses amplification and other special effects not usually associated with classical music.

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, 7.30pm Presented by the Te Awamutu Music Federation

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

GISBORNE Friday 1 July, Lawson Field Theatre, 7.30pm Presented by Musica Viva Gisborne

ROTORUA Sunday 3 July, Rotorua Convention Centre Concert Chamber, 2pm Presented by the Rotorua Music Federation.

MOTUEKA Thursday 7 July, Motueka Chanel Arts Centre, 7.30pm Presented by the Motueka Music Group

BLENHEIM Friday 8 July, Montana Brancott Winery, 6pm Presented by the Marlborough Music Society

UPPER HUTT Saturday 9 July, Upper Hutt Genesis Theatre, 8pm Presented by the Upper Hutt Music Society

WELLINGTON Sunday 10 July, Ilott Concert Chamber, 3pm Presented by the Wellington Chamber Music Society

For more information on the Ogen Trio: http://chambermusic.co.nz/artists/92.php

DEAN-EMMERSON-DEAN (AUSTRALIA) July/August

Aussie trio Dean-Emmerson-Dean play an unusual combination of instruments - clarinet, viola and piano. Viola player Brett Dean is also a well-known composer. Dean-Emmerson-Dean will perform his work Night Window on their New Zealand tour in July and August.

AUCKLAND Monday 25 July, Auckland Town Hall, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (09) 307 5000 (service fees apply)

DUNEDIN Wednesday 27 July, Glenroy Auditorium, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (03) 477 8597 (service fees apply)

INVERCARGILL Thursday 28 July, Centrestage, 8pm Book at TicketDirect, ph (03) 211 1692 (a transaction fee may apply)

CHRISTCHURCH Friday 29 July, James Hay Theatre, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (03) 377 8899 (service fees apply)

NAPIER Monday 1 August, Century Theatre, 8pm Book at Century Theatre, ph (06) 835 7781 (a transaction fee may apply)

PALMERSTON NORTH Tuesday 2 August, Speirs Centre, 8pm Book at TicketDirect, ph 0800 484 2538 (a transaction fee may apply)

WELLINGTON Wednesday 3 August, Wellington Town Hall, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (04) 384 3840 (service fees apply)

NELSON Thursday 4 August, Nelson School of Music, 8pm Book at Nelson School of Music Ph (03) 548 9477 (a transaction fee may apply)

For more information on Dean-Emmerson-Dean: http://www.chambermusic.co.nz/artists/81.php

NEW ZEALAND COMMUNITY TRUST CHAMBER MUSIC CONTEST: NATIONAL FINAL August

The best young musicians battle it out at the National Final of New Zealand’s longest running music contest, the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest. National Finalists are in to win cash and music prizes. The National Final will also feature a performance of the winning Original Composition.

AUCKLAND Saturday 6 August, Auckland Town Hall, 7pm Book at Ticketek, ph (09) 307 5000 (service fees apply)

MICHAEL HOUSTOUN (NZ) August/September

New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun returns to perform in recital for Chamber Music New Zealand in August and September. He is looking forward to the four special recitals, which he describes as “divine music from first note to last”. Not to be missed.

AUCKLAND Sunday 21 August, Concert Chamber Auckland Town Hall, 3pm Book at Ticketek, ph (09) 307 5000 (service fees apply)

CHRISTCHURCH Sunday 28 August, Great Hall, The Arts Centre, 3pm Book at Ticketek, ph (03) 377 8899 (service fees apply)

WELLINGTON Thursday 1 September, Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (04) 384 3840 (service fees apply)

NAPIER Sunday 11 September, Century Theatre, 3pm Book at Century Theatre, ph (06) 835 7781 (a transaction fee may apply)

For more information on Michael Houstoun: http://www.chambermusic.co.nz/artists/85.php

‘SCENES OF CHILDHOOD’ (NZ) August/September

Husband and wife Goeknil Meryem Biner and Tom McGrath team up to perform a selection of songs which celebrate the nostalgia for youth in their ‘Scenes of Childhood’ show in August and September.

AKAROA Sunday 7 August, Orion Powerhouse Gallery, 2pm Presented by The Akaroa Gallery Inc

GORE Sunday 14 August, James Cuming Lecture Theatre, 2.30pm Presented by Music Society Eastern Southland

WELLINGTON Sunday 21 August, Ilott Concert Chamber, 3pm Presented by the Wellington Chamber Music Society

WANGANUI Wednesday 24August, Concert Chamber, Watt St. 8pm Presented by Chamber Music Wanganui

WHANGAREI Saturday 27 August, St John's Church Centre, 7.30pm Presented by the Whangarei Music Society

WARKWORTH Sunday 28 August, Warkworth Primary School, Warkworth, 3pm Presented by the Warkworth Music Society

BLENHEIM Friday 2 September, Montana Brancott Winery, 6pm Presented by the Marlborough Music Society

MOTUEKA Saturday 3 September, Chanel Arts Centre, 3pm Presented by the Motueka Music Group

For more information on Scenes of Childhood: http://chambermusic.co.nz/artists/96.php

FLIGHT (NZ) August/September/October

Two of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s best, flautist Bridget Douglas and harpist Carolyn Mills come together to perform as Flight. The harp and flute duo will perform ‘Pearls of the Sea’, by New Zealand composer Eve de Castro-Robinson, a new work commissioned by CMNZ for this tour.

NELSON Saturday 17 September, Nelson School Of Music, 8pm Book at Nelson School of Music, ph (03) 548 9477 (a transaction fee may apply)

PALMERSTON NORTH Sunday 18 September, Speirs Centre, 3pm Book at TicketDirect, ph 0800 484 2538 (a transaction fee may apply)

NEW PLYMOUTH Sunday 25 September, Theatre Royal, TSB Showplace, 3pm Book at Ticketek, ph (06) 759 0021 (service fees apply)

INVERCARGILL Monday 3 October, Centrestage, 8pm Book at TicketDirect, ph (03) 211 1692 (a transaction fee may apply)

For more information on Flight: http://www.chambermusic.co.nz/artists/48.php

PETERSEN QUARTET (GERMANY) September

Germany’s Petersen Quartet visit New Zealand for the first time in September. The Petersen Quartet will perform Schubert’s Death and the Maiden, one of the best known string quartets, with its hauntingly beautiful slow movement and dark, dramatic beginning and ending.

AUCKLAND Friday 9 September, Auckland Town Hall, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (09) 307 5000 (service fees apply)

WELLINGTON Saturday 10 September, Wellington Town Hall, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (04) 384 3840 (service fees apply)

CHRISTCHURCH Monday 12 September, James Hay Theatre, 8pm Book at Ticketek, ph (03) 377 8899 (service fees apply)

For more information on the Petersen Quartet: http://www.chambermusic.co.nz/artists/86.php

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