Toru Whā, Ka Rewa a Matariki

Chamber Music New Zealand celebrates Matariki 2019 with:
Toru Whā, Ka Rewa a Matariki (‘Three, Four, The Rise of Matariki’)
Featuring NZTrio & Taonga Pūoro master Horomona Horo
This beautifully curated performance of works written especially for NZTrio by kiwi composers Dame Gillian Karawe Whitehead, Victoria Kelly, Martin Lodge, Richard Nunns, Jeremy Mayall, and Gareth Farr, explores the meaning of Matariki in modern day Aotearoa and includes tuonga pu
A collaboration that contemplates and invites discussion on the first encounters between Māori and European explorers and the resulting effects on our shared culture, as well as the significance of Matariki in our Aotearoa/New Zealand today.
Watch Toi Huarewa (The Suspended Way) by Victoria Kelly
Watch Nga Whetu Hou by Martin Lodge
Watch Te Waka o te Rangi by Gillian Whitehead
Watch Ahakoa he iti he pounamu by Jeremy Mayall

Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time with Julian Bliss

NZTrio and British clarinettist Julian Bliss performed Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time as part of Chamber Music New Zealand’s 2016 national touring schedule.  A second collaboration of this will take place in August 2018 in Parramatta and Canberra Australia.
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Ker, Dorothy

String Taxonomy, written for Piano Trio and Guzheng (2016)

Onaia (2014) – c. 15′

Gao, Ping

Feng Zheng/Kite, written for piano trio and guzheng (2016) – c. 19′

Su Xie Si Ti/Four Sketches (2009) – c. 10′

Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Gustav Mahler (arr. Kenneth Young)  Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) for piano trio and voice
Vermillion Songs by composer Juliet Palmer, written for piano trio and voice
Robert Kahn, Lieder, op. 46 (for piano trio and voice)
Richard Strauss (arr. Alex Taylor) Four Lieder, op. 27 (for piano trio and voice)
Premiered in 2016 as part of NZTrio Loft Series: Flare.
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