NZTrio hit right notes with final concert of the year

The trio’s final concert for the year came with the astral title of Constellations, suggesting perhaps that each of its four works contained its own vibrant, glittering array of energies and incidents. We were not disappointed. Beethoven’s first piano trio came alive with the confidence and bravado of a young composer’s proud Opus 1 no […]

InterFusions was music-making of the highest calibre, long to be remembered

Christopher’s Classics – NZTrio: InterFusions at The Piano, Christchurch – 7 October 2020 Reviewed by Tony Ryan If more evidence were needed to support NZTrio’s biographical catch-cry of being described as a “National Treasure” in the NZ Herald, this final concert in the 2020 Christopher’s Classics series in Christchurch confirmed that claim beyond question. This […]

InterFusions – a concert of rare accomplishments

This chamber music concert’s billing as ‘Interfusions’ was well chosen, for each of the works in a programme of remarkable richness was made up of mixture of musical styles and sources. The three players explored the depths of the pieces with commendable skill and cohesion as they wove together their many strands. The Piano Trio […]

Interfusions a cross-genre triumph

It was with a real sense of celebration that NZTrio began their Interfusions concert at the Wallace Arts Trust, Pah Homestead, Auckland on Saturday night. Albeit with social distancing, it was still a joy to be out at this beautiful venue, having emerged from Auckland’s level 2 restrictions. It was only the second time this year the Trio had […]