Classical

Classical and many more.

  • Exceptionally expressive and colourful string quartet performance

  • Natalia Lomeiko

    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.

    Colin Horsley

    These London recordings from the mid 1950s sparkle.

    Lara Hall

    Lara Hall’s first solo CD

    Musica Sacra

    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.

    Keith Statham

    Beautiful, lyrical and very English — this collection of music for string quartet and wind soloists evokes a world of grace and romance, now past.

    Andrew Uren

    Andrew Uren:

    “…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.

    William Dowdall

    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.

    Various Performers

    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.

  • VOLUME 1:
    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.

  • DECONSTRUCTION

    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.

  • BARTOK

    NZSQ Complete String Quartets

    Dramatic and heartfelt performances from the 1990s, now reissued on Atoll.

    GUNG-HO

    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.