ELGAR / TAFFANEL / FAURE / WOODALL / HARTY / BOWEN / etc
Anda Hollins (flute) Richard Mapp (piano)
[ Atoll Records New Zealand / CD - released 18/Nov/2002 ]
Guest Principal Flute with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
J. S. BACH
Bach: Original & Transcribed
Anthony Jennings (harpsichord)
[ Trust / Atoll / CD - released 1/Nov/2016 ]
Transcription played an important part in Bach's musical apprenticeship. This album documents a recital of harpsichord music by Bach performed by the late and gifted harpsichordist Anthony Jennings. This album is the first of two recordings released...
Aquarius Choir, Marc Michael de Smet
[ Atoll Records New Zealand / CD - released 5/Sep/2018 ]
Moving a cappella settings of contemporary poems - music composed by Anthony Ritchie and performed by the superb Aquarius Choir of Belgium.
The 1964 New Zealand Tour (Incls 'Symphony No 1' & 'Violin Concerto')
Berl Senofsky (violin) / The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Sir William Walton
[ Bridge Records / 2 CD - released 1/Apr/2010 ]
"William Walton's 1964 tour of New Zealand brings keen enjoyment. Walton's collaboration with Berl Senofsky in the Violin Concerto is particularly worth preserving, but throughout the set Walton and the NZSO make his music sound new, tart and...
DEBUSSY / GAUBERT / RAVEL / MOUQUET / ROUSSEL / etc
Bridget Douglas, flute, & Rachel Thomson, piano
[ Trust / CD - released 18/Jul/2003 ]
The flute in its various forms is one of the oldest instruments known to mankind, and this recital of early-20th century French music by two of New Zealand's foremost young chamber musicians features works inspired by subjects from Greek, Roman and...
Chamber Music for Friends (Including the Piano Trio & Three Pieces for cello and piano)
Carolyn Scholes (violin) / Mark Hobson (alto saxophone/clarinet) / Greg McMillan-Perry (oboe) / Nicola Ansley (alto saxophone) / Maurice Till (piano)
[ Ode Records / CD - released 18/Jan/2006 ]
Eric Biddington was born in Timaru in October 1953. He received his schooling in Timaru and Christchurch. On leaving school he started work as a labourer and combined this with study at the University of Canterbury.
Dame Malvina Major with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Brian Law, conducto
Casta Diva: arias from the opera stage
[ Kiwi-Pacific / CD - released 1/Jan/2001 ]
100 Years of opera heroines: a beautiful concert by our top classic diva
Piano Concertos Vol 1: No 6 Op 123 & No 8 Op 151
Christopher Hinterhuber (piano) / New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Uwe Grodd (conductor)
[ Naxos / CD - released 25/Nov/2005 ]
"If its successors are as good as this, the series will introduce us to a lot of very attractive music." (MusicWeb Jan 2006)
Dame Major Malvina (soprano) with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
[ Kiwi-Pacific / CD - released 1/Jan/2001 ]
'In the still ofthe night' - A little light music by our own diva
PAUL CRESTON / ANTHONY RITCHIE / KENNETH YOUNG / GARETH FARR / etc.
Gung-Ho: Virtuoso Works for Trombone
David Bremner (trombone) with Sarah Watkins (piano) and Leonard Sakofsky (percussion)
[ Atoll Records New Zealand / CD - released 10/May/2009 ]
This superb release was awarded the Best Clasical Album at the 2009 NZ Music Awards. "Gung-Ho is one classy production...one of our premier trombonists...the group's ensemble work is awe-inspiring" (William Dart, NZ Herald)
Pacific 3-2-1-Zero (recorded live in 1986)
From Scratch / Don McGlashan
[ Atoll Records New Zealand / CD - released 6/Dec/2001 ]
Recorded live at Auckland Girls Grammar , June 2nd, 1986. "A work of protest against nuclear testing and waste dumping in Oceania"
Gaude / Rejoice
Tower New Zealand Youth Choir (Karen Grylls, conductor)
[ Trust / CD - released 24/Jun/2004 ]
The Tower New Zealand Youth Choir has achieved considerable success since its formation in 1979. Performances around New Zealand and five international tours have firmly established the choir's reputation for consistence, energy and excellence. As a...
Anake & other works
The Hebrides Ensemble
[ NMC / CD - released 8/Jun/2005 ]
"A thrilling disc... all solid pieces, worth anyone's ear." The Times 2002
PETER KLATZOW / HANS HUYSSEN
Cello For Africa
Heleen du Plessis (cello)
[ Ode Records / CD - released 18/Oct/2013 ]
Cello for Africa saw Heleen du Plessis (South African cellist and Williams Evans Executant lecturer for cello at the University of Otago, member of the TriOtago piano trio and principal cellist of the Southern Sinfonia) set out on a journey of...
Helen Webby (harp) / Anthony Ferner (flute)
[ CD - released 30/Aug/2008 ]
"When we are 'lost' in thought, we are in a reverie, a state of consciousness in which we dream about other worldly experiences and fantasize about our deepest wishes and desires. We chose this collection of pieces for their evocative soundscapes...
Toru: chamber music
James Tennant, Richard Nunns, Peter Scholes, William Dowdall, Edward King, Jeremy Mayall, etc
[ Atoll Records / CD - released 1/Apr/2012 ]
Brilliantly performed chamber works by Martin Lodge
STANLEY / HANDEL / CORELLI / NARES
James Tibbles (New Zealand's historic Johannes Avery organ)
[ Atoll Records New Zealand / CD - released 1/Sep/2006 ]
"This is an attractive disc, not only because of the repertoire and the instrument, but also because of James Tibbles' fine interpretations. He effectively explores the possibilities of the organ to the advantage of this particular repertoire." MWeb
JACK BODY / GARETH FARR / ROSS HARRIS / JENNY MCLEOD / JOHN PSATHAS / ANTHONY RITCHIE
Sarajevo: A Collection of New Zealand Piano Works
Jian Liu (piano)
[ Atoll Records / CD - released 5/May/2017 ]
A theme of remembrance pervades this recital of works by some of New Zealand's foremost composers, sometimes elusive and discomforting as in Jack Body's Sarajevo, which launches the programme, and at other times affectionate or nostalgic.
Jud Arthur with The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
[ JA / CD - released 5/Nov/2010 ]
New Zealand opera singer performs world's most memorable show tunes
KIRI te KANAWA
I Could Have Danced all Night (Concert & Portrait)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) / New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, John Hopkins / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Stephen Barlow
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 1/Oct/2015 ]
The Portrait Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's story has all the best elements of an operatic fairytale. Coming from a part-Maori background she went on to become one of the world's most famous opera stars. In this exciting portrait, Kiri Te Kanawa talks about...