LEGACY cocktails

Claire Filer specially created three signature cocktails for each of our 2022 LEGACY concerts inspired by the flavours of each programme. Based in the UK, soprano Claire Filer has also been a taster and judge for various spirit awards. You can find out more about Claire on her Instagram account: ​​@ginesthesia / instagram.com/ginesthesia LEGACY 1 – […]

2023 Series

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to our 2023 series Homeland The spirit of folk-music is at the heart of Homeland—with the music of the great Bohemian composer Antonín Dvořák at its core. The music of the people; folk music’s ubiquitous influence is present throughout. The impetus of different composers’ creative energies drives this musical journey, connecting […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NZTrio Livestream

Join Amalia Hall (violin), Ashley Brown (cello), and Somi Kim (piano) for: Dramatic Skies 1 – Stratus via livestream direct from The Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber on April 18th at 5pm (NZST/GMT+12) We are proud to add a livestream option to our Dramatic Skies series. Join us from wherever you are to be part […]

NZTrio Composing Competition finalists announced

We’ve made our selection for 15 finalists in this year’s Composing Competition (Impetus). Congratulations to all students for your submissions, we look forward to the work-shopping stage starting later this month. The list of chosen works, and more information about the process can be found here. 

Media Release 2017: Stirring Changes ahead for NZTrio

Media Release STIRRING CHANGES AHEAD FOR NZTRIO NZTrio is seeking a new violinist following the decision by Justine Cormack to leave the trio from mid-2017. After fifteen years performing together with Ashley Brown (cellist) and Sarah Watkins (pianist) as founding members of NZTrio, Justine is to move on in a new direction. “Justine has made […]