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2018 Concert Series

We are pleased to announce the Chamber Music Hutt Valley 2018 concert series. Memberships and season tickets are available here, and tickets to individual concerts will be available progressively on Eventfinda from January 2018 (refer EventFinda links below).  Purchase your season membership and/or flexi-tickets here. Tickets to individual concerts are available on Eventfinder.   

Mazzoli Trio
Monday 26th March – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Mazzoli Trio was formed at the University of Auckland in 2015.  It has gained international attention since being invited to perform at the 2nd International Pacific Alliance of Music Schools Summit, held in Beijing.  Members of the group are each winners of chamber music concerts in New Zealand and have given solo and chamber music concerts through Europe, Britain, China, SE Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  The Mazzoli Trio are Shauno Isomura (violin), Julie Park (viola) and Sally Kim (cello).

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Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.

 

Michael Houstoun
Thursday 12th April – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Michael Houstoun had by age 18 won every major music competition in New Zealand.  In 1973 he placed 3rd in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.  Other successes came at the Leeds Piano Competition (4th, 1975) and at the International Tchaikovsky Competition (6th, 1982).  Michael  then followed his heart back to New Zealand.  In recognition of his contribution to music here he was awarded CNZM in 2012.

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Toru Trio
Wednesday 16th May – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Toru Trio consists of three principal players from Orchestra Wellington.  The sound combination of flute, viola and harp was popularised by Debussy. It has been often enjoyed since.  Karen Batten (flute) plays with groups Ethos, Elios and Nikau; Sophia Acheson (viola) has furthered studies in Spain and the USA, developing an interest in early music;  Ingrid Bauer (harp) has given solo recitals in six countries but loves making music in small ensembles.

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Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.

 

Klara Collectiv
Thursday 26th July – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Klara Kollectiv  from Sweden, is a free-form ensemble in extension of the Dalecarlia Quintet which toured for CMNZ in 2014, including a concert for Chamber Music Hutt Valley.  Anna (Associate Principal Clarinet with Wermland Opera) and Manu (Associate Principal Second Violin with DalaSinfoniettan) are New Zealanders, joined on this occasion by pianist Taru Kurki, who is Head of Piano at the Musikkonservatoriet Falun.

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Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.

 

 

LTJJI Quintet
Monday 15th October – 7.30 pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Much-loved pianist Diedre Irons is joined by Vesa-Matti Leppänen (Concertmaster), Andrew Thomson (Principal Second Violin), Julia Joyce (Principal Viola) and Andrew Joyce (Principal Cello) from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.  Of their concert in May 2015, Peter Mechen wrote  “… levels of skill, intensity, beauty and enjoyment .. to .. grace a recital platform anywhere in the world.”

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2017 Concert Series

We are pleased to announce the Chamber Music Hutt Valley 2017 concert series.    

Amici Ensemble
Tuesday 14th March – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Amici Ensemble  was formed by Donald Armstrong, the Associate Concertmaster of the NZ Symphony Orchestra, in 1988 to perform works for many differing combinations of instruments.  He draws together musicians, mostly principal players with the NZSO and/or teachers with Te Kōkī, the New Zealand School of Music.  The Ensemble is noted for its musicality and special ability to relate to audiences.

Tickets and programme details available from Eventfinder.

 

Ensemble Paladino
Friday 28th April – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Ensemble Paladino  is a mixed group of string, wind and keyboard players that also grew from a desire to present diverse chamber music fearlessly and on the highest level.  Three core members are based in Auckland.  They are joined regularly by guest musicians from around the world.  The Ensemble draws upon the rich experiences of all the players, giving it a democratic and lively structure.

Tickets and programme details available from Eventfinder.

Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.

 

 

The Jac
Wednesday 17th May – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

The Jac  is a jazz ensemble featuring some of NZ’s finest musical talent, including members of The Troubles, the Rodger Fox Big Band and the N Z Symphony Orchestra.  Playing original repertoire with broad crossover appeal, the Jac explores a full range of textures, dynamics and instrumentations, combining the controlled power of a big band with the intimacy of a small chamber jazz group.

Tickets and programme details available from Eventfinder.

Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.

 

The Troubadour String Quartet
Monday 24th July – 7:30pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

The Troubadour String Quartet  is a vibrant young string quartet that formed in 2016 for the Adam Chamber Music Summer School.  The group has been invited back to perform as featured artists in the 2017 Adam Chamber Music Festival.  Following this they will tour New Zealand on an Internship Programme of concerts for CMNZ that will showcase their passion for chamber music.

Tickets and programme details available from Eventfinder.

Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.

 

 

Ludwig Treviranus 
Sunday 3rd September – 3.30 pm
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

Ludwig Treviranus  hailed “… a major pianistic talent here in Wellington ”, Ludwig has a passion to communicate his music to audiences.  The programme for this, his final concert as Artist-in-Residence  with CMHV, is especially chosen  to appeal to all those young at heart.  Alongside Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite no.1, Ludwig performs Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf with narrator Charles Wilson.

Tickets and programme details available from Eventfinder.