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Rainbow Rosalind meets the Orchestra

A packed Dunedin Town Hall greeted Rainbow Rosalind the Fairy and the Dunedin Youth Orchestra (conductor Anthony Ritchie) for the premiere of ‘Rainbow Rosalind Meets the Orchestra’, a fun introduction to the orchestra for kids. Rainbow Rosalind was joined on stage by...

Who Got The Gig? Toni Huata

Toni Huata was recently interviewed by Emanuella de Ruiter from The Big Idea. In her interview, she talks about finding her way to music, her passion for Māori music and her vision for the new role at SOUNZ. “It's looking at what opportunities we can give our Māori...

2019 NZ Composer Sessions

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music is proud to announce the selection for the latest NZ Composer Sessions. Eight New Zealand composers’ works will be rehearsed and performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and recorded by RNZ Concert next July: Brigid Bisley:...

Michael Norris: Violin Concerto – Sama

Wellington composer Michael Norris sonically evokes the Sufi ceremony of ‘Sama’ in his Violin Concerto of the same name in this Resound film from the Michael Fowler Centre. Norris is particularly interested in the Mevlevi Order’s version of the ceremony, which...

Lyell Cresswell: Of Smoke and Bickering Flame

"And from about him fierce effusion roll'd Of smoke and bickering flame, and sparkles dire" – John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book IV The eight short movements of Lyell Cresswell’s chamber concerto ‘Of Smoke and Bickering Flame’ are expertly dispatched in this...
Rainbow Rosalind meets the Orchestra

A packed Dunedin Town Hall greeted Rainbow Rosalind the Fairy and the Dunedin Youth Orchestra (conductor Anthony Ritchie) for the premiere of ‘Rainbow Rosalind Meets the Orchestra’, a fun introduction to the orchestra for kids. Rainbow Rosalind was joined on stage by...

Who Got The Gig? Toni Huata

Toni Huata was recently interviewed by Emanuella de Ruiter from The Big Idea. In her interview, she talks about finding her way to music, her passion for Māori music and her vision for the new role at SOUNZ. “It's looking at what opportunities we can give our Māori...

2019 NZ Composer Sessions

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music is proud to announce the selection for the latest NZ Composer Sessions. Eight New Zealand composers’ works will be rehearsed and performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and recorded by RNZ Concert next July: Brigid Bisley:...

Michael Norris: Violin Concerto – Sama

Wellington composer Michael Norris sonically evokes the Sufi ceremony of ‘Sama’ in his Violin Concerto of the same name in this Resound film from the Michael Fowler Centre. Norris is particularly interested in the Mevlevi Order’s version of the ceremony, which...

Lyell Cresswell: Of Smoke and Bickering Flame

"And from about him fierce effusion roll'd Of smoke and bickering flame, and sparkles dire" – John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book IV The eight short movements of Lyell Cresswell’s chamber concerto ‘Of Smoke and Bickering Flame’ are expertly dispatched in this...

SOUNZ and Westlake Community Project 2019

A collaboration between Westlake Symphony Orchestra and SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music We are delighted to announce the works selected for the project: John Rimmer: Five Anniversary Haiku Joshua Taylor: willy wonka dekor The two works will be recorded and filmed...

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