Programme

United by their brevity, this diverse collection of contrasting works showcases the range and vitality of New Zealand composition.

Douglas Lilburn: From the Port Hills, from Five Bagatelles
Performed by Jian Liu (piano)

Jasmine Lovell Smith: Something Up
Performed by the Noveltones, Jasmine Lovell-Smith (soprano saxophone), Blair Latham (bass clarinet), Tristan Carter (violin) and Nick Tipping (double bass)

Jack Body: Bai
Performed by Stroma

Hirini Melbourne and Ariana Tikao: Amokura
Performed by Ariana Tikao (voice), Alistair Fraser (taonga puoro) and Stroma

Phil Dadson: Let’s Dance Jack
Performed by Phil Dadson

Salina Fisher: Kingfisher
Performed by Stroma, conducted by Hamish McKeich

Gary Wilby: Five Bagatelles
Performed by Richard Mapp (piano)

Natalie Hunt: Winter
Performed by Reuben Chin (saxophone) and Ben Hoadley (piano)

Alex Taylor: vis-à-vis
Performed by Stephen De Pledge

Annea Lockwood: RCSC
Performed by Xenia Pestova Bennett (piano)

Anita Schwabe: Beginnings of Something Beautiful
Performed by Ainita Schwabe (piano), Lance Philip (drums) and Rowan Clark (bass)

Mahinaarangi Tocker: Ending
Performed by Nadia Reid (vocals) and string quartet

Approximate running time: 51 minutes