2022 Government House

Photos from our 20th Anniversary celebrations at Government House 2022 Photos: Marty Melville


The story continues… Join us for LEGACY 2 in person at one of our Auckland venues, or our free live stream on the 20th of July from the Concert Chamber of the Auckland Town Hall. The story continues with the luscious trio arrangement of Schumann’s melodious miniatures dedicated to his music teacher Friedrich Wieck before […]

Schumann – Sechs Stucke

Love is in the air, catch it if you can! Schamann wrote these six pieces for his wife Clara, and they are filled with joy and more than a hint of Bach. Schumann excelled at miniatures. He also revered Johann Sebastian Bach, and in the spring of 1845 he and Clara were engrossed in the […]

Nikolai Kapustin Trio, Op. 86

Originally composed for flute, cello, and piano, find out about the influences that on this jazzy trio by Nikolai Kapustin, in our programme notes, written by Charlotte Wilson. “I was never a jazz musician. I never tried to be a real jazz pianist, but I had to do it because of the composing.  I’m not […]

The Archduke

NZTrio will be playing Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97 in our LEGACY 1 programme. It’s dedicated to Archduke Rudolf and is one of many important works that Beethoven dedicated to his friend and patron. Our programme notes, written by Charlotte Wilson, give you some background on their friendship and this work in […]

2022 Series Launch

Join us for our 2022 Series celebrating 20 years of NZTrio We are celebrating our 20th Anniversary in 2022 with the LEGACY series – an opportunity to look to the past and to the future. One of NZTrio’s greatest legacies from its first 20 years is the commissioning of over 75 new works and LEGACY […]

International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s day is a great chance to get to know some of the amazing composers who’ve written works for us recently. Have a listen to works from leading New Zealand composers: Celeste Oram, Sarah Ballard, Salina Fisher, Jenny McLeod, and Dame Gillian Karawe Whitehead. Celeste Oram – The Naming of the Waters Sarah Ballard […]