Classical and many more.
Exceptionally expressive and colourful string quartet performance
Hailed by Lord Menuhin as “one of the most brilliant of our younger violinists”, Natalia Lomeiko has established herself as an internationally renowned violinist and as Professor at the Royal College of Music in London.
NZ Barok reveals itself to be a highly accomplished group of authentic string players
Santiago Cañón Valencia
Only 16 when these fearsome 20th century works were recorded, Santiago Canon Valencia shows why he is considered one of the most notable cellists emerging today.
Michael Houstoun & Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra with cond. Roy Goodman
Exciting live APO performances coupled with an exquisite rarity, the Mozart Quintet for Piano and Winds.
Luca Manghi with David Kelly
Refreshing new music for flute from Italy and NZ.
These London recordings from the mid 1950s sparkle.
Lara Hall’s first solo CD
Musica Sacra’s Christmas concert recorded in the Auckland Town Hall with APO Brass, John Wells & Nicholas Forbes on organ and conducted by Indra Hughes.
Beautiful, lyrical and very English — this collection of music for string quartet and wind soloists evokes a world of grace and romance, now past.
“…outstanding bass clarinet music from New Zealand and elsewhere, in the solo, ensemble, and chamber concerto genres…”
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO)
Conductor Arvo Volmer, soloist Thomas Trotter, Tympani soloist Vadim Simongauz
Kemp English, RadioNZ Concert:
“…it’s impossible not to be drawn into this electrifying performance…”
Inaugural Concert, 21 March 2010
A spectacular opening concert featuring top choirs and performers.
compositions by Boris Pigovat
An intensely moving performance of Russian-Jewish composer Boris Pigovat’s Holocaust tribute.
New notes for Flute from Ireland and NZ – a showcase for Ireland’s premier contemporary flautist.
Elizabeth Holowell (violin) & Robert Constable (piano)
Holowell and Constable take a personal journey through Australian music for violin and piano. Includes a number of otherwise unrecorded works.
Bridget Douglas and Carolyn Mills
Bridget Douglas & Carolyn Mills are Flight – debut album.
New Zealand Chamber Soloists
The New Zealand Chamber Soloists are passionate about classical music performance as a spontaneous and vital experience.
More than 150 minutes of musical performance from the 2007 Asia Pacific Festival, Wellington, New Zealand. Recorded live.
Richard Farrell 1926 – 1958
Volume 2 (2 CDs) in the Richard Farrell series with recordings of works by Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Granados, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Schumann.
THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS
Richard Farrell 1926 – 1958
Volume 1 (2 CDs) of a special series devoted to the recordings of the legendary NZ pianist playing Grieg, Brahms, Liszt.
Tzenka Dianova plays Satie & Cage
Prepared piano exponent Tzenka Dianova presents her original and beautiful approach to the piano.
James Tibbles harpsichord
Bright and beautiful baroque – Performed on a fine copy of Christian Zell’s spectacular 1728 instrument.
NZSQ Complete String Quartets
Dramatic and heartfelt performances from the 1990s, now reissued on Atoll.
Virtuoso works for Trombone – David Bremner
Trombone virtuso Bremner in a programme that runs from death defying acrobatics to the smoothest sounds you’ll ever hear. Featuring four new solo trombone works.
SING IN EXULTATION!
Terence Maskell conducts The Graduate Choir, NZ
Christmas resonates with the sound of familiar seasonal music – music that is evocative, uplifting, cheerful, and above all, comfortable.
A SOUND CAME FROM HEAVEN
The Graduate Choir, NZ
Considered one of the finest choirs in NZ, here is a terrific second CD from them, with repertoire based on their recent Spring tour.